Category Archives: Trump 2017

Bombs away!

The cruise missiles crater the runway in Syria, right out of a Tom Clancy novel. Your move, Russia. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/the-main-question-after-any-strikes-on-syria-how-does-russia-respond/2017/04/06 It can’t be a coincidence that Chinese President Xi Chinping is in Florida to talk with President Trump. Unlike Barack Obama, … Continue reading

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Would North Korea nuke Beijing?

Arthur Waldron is a professor of International Relations in the History Department at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a guest on John Batchelor’s show on April 5th Archive audio At 7:40, John telegraphs that he is going to “get … Continue reading

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Dakota Access pipeline begins operations

You didn’t read about this anywhere http://fuelfix.com/blog/2017/04/04/dakota-access-pipeline-complete-readying-for-operations/ With the environmental protestors and their truckloads of gargabe gone, construction of the pipeline from the Bakken oil fields to Illinois is complete. The operator has begun filling the pipeline with oil to … Continue reading

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Congress repeals “internet privacy” protections

Washington Post The FCC is not part of the executive branch – it is an independent commission that is accountable to Congress. The only authority the FCC has is to do those things delegated to it by Congress by law … Continue reading

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Jing Jin Ji

China’s new megalopolis (NBC News) While the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines suffered through years of politically motivated delays, China is moving forward with a clear plan to turn China and its 1.4 billion people into the world’s largest … Continue reading

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8.8.8.8 – the cost of “free”

The more geeky among you may be aware that Google offers a “free” DNS lookup service that tends to be more reliable than your Internet Provider. By adding in 8.8.8.8 as your domain server, your computer will ask google to … Continue reading

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Anthem backs Obamacare reform

Boston Herald Anthem provides Blue Cross / Blue Shield nationally for employers with employees scattered all over the country. Their main customer is the United States government – which gave the Obama administration substantial leverage to blackmail Anthem. The Affordable … Continue reading

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Trolling the Amazon Book Store

A truly phenomenal book has reached #1 on the Amazon best seller list. The book is titled Reasons to vote for Democrats By Michael J Knowles. The jacket includes an endorsement by radio talk show host Ben Shapiro. The book … Continue reading

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US military sends B52s to Korea, troops to fight ISIS

Hold on tight B1, B52s to South Korea 82nd airborne “boots on the ground” in Kuwait

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“It’s Terrible”

http://www.wbtv.com/story/34715588/charlotte-business-owner-arrested-by-ice-faces-deportation “Concrete” business owner who has been in the country illegally for 8 years fighting deportation and running a business for two years has been taken into custody by ICE and is headed back to Mexico. The story doesn’t mention … Continue reading

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