A Crash Course in Far-Right Symbols by The American Iron Front – Album on Imgur

A Crash Course in Far-Right Symbols by The American Iron Front - Album on Imgur Being able to identify your enemy is extremely important. Modern fascists won't always make it easy to spot them, so learning the symbols and iconography behind which they hide their true colors is vital to opposing them. via A Crash … Continue reading A Crash Course in Far-Right Symbols by The American Iron Front – Album on Imgur

Writing As Art, Activism, Education, Entertainment, Transformational Magic, Miracle Filled – Jackson Pollock Had Multiple Failures, Suffered From Addiction, Was A High School Drop Out – He Became A Huge Success Via Fractal Expressionism – Deep Writing Goes Beyond, Into Mysterious | A Green Road Journal

Many people are not successful in school, much less college. Schools and colleges are great for those who 'fit' into the mental brain oriented courses that rely mainly on memorization, and then regurgitating those things back out. Schools and colleges commonly judge people based on this dynamic, in order to get a 'grade'. Schools and … Continue reading Writing As Art, Activism, Education, Entertainment, Transformational Magic, Miracle Filled – Jackson Pollock Had Multiple Failures, Suffered From Addiction, Was A High School Drop Out – He Became A Huge Success Via Fractal Expressionism – Deep Writing Goes Beyond, Into Mysterious | A Green Road Journal

WPM Invitational | Word Play Masters

WPM Invitational | Word Play Masters The Washington Post's Mensa invitational once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition.   Here are the 2009 winners: 1. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent … Continue reading WPM Invitational | Word Play Masters

No laughing matter: Laughter is good psychiatric medicine | MDedge Psychiatry

Humans begin to laugh at approximately 4 months of age. Children laugh, on average, 400 times a day; adults do so an average of only 5 times a day.8 In addition: • Tickling a baby induces her (him) to laugh, which, in turn, makes the parent laugh; a social bond develops during this playful exercise. … Continue reading No laughing matter: Laughter is good psychiatric medicine | MDedge Psychiatry

The fossil fuel dam bursts….and I’m not talking about the one in Derbyshire

The dam bursts….and I’m not talking about the one in Derbyshire | daryanenergyblog In short, the oil industry has spent the last decade running faster to stand still. And they are about to get hit with a massive attack of cramp. Hence its entirely possible the current trends might not only continue but even accelerate. … Continue reading The fossil fuel dam bursts….and I’m not talking about the one in Derbyshire

Fragments Of Hope Belize Wins UN Climate Solutions Award | reefdivers.io

Fragments Of Hope Belize Wins UN Climate Solutions Award | reefdivers.io Fragments of Hope, a small not-for-profit community organization based in Placencia, Belize is one of the UN Climate Solutions Award 2017 winners. Their work has focused on identifying and growing temperature tolerant corals for reef restoration. To date they have outplanted more than 90,000 … Continue reading Fragments Of Hope Belize Wins UN Climate Solutions Award | reefdivers.io

Tucker Carlson Claims There’s No White Supremacy Problem: ‘This Is A Hoax’ | HuffPost

Tucker Carlson Claims There's No White Supremacy Problem: 'This Is A Hoax' | HuffPost Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Tuesday claimed there is no white supremacy problem in the United States and that the very notion of one is a hoax created by the media and the left. “The whole thing is a lie,” … Continue reading Tucker Carlson Claims There’s No White Supremacy Problem: ‘This Is A Hoax’ | HuffPost

ALTERED STATES: Here’s What A Criminology Professor Learned By Studying Every Mass Shooting Since 1966 | RIELPOLITIK

ALTERED STATES: Here’s What A Criminology Professor Learned By Studying Every Mass Shooting Since 1966 | RIELPOLITIK First, the vast majority of mass shooters in our study experienced early childhood trauma and exposure to violence at a young age. The nature of their exposure included parental suicide, physical or sexual abuse, neglect, domestic violence, and/or … Continue reading ALTERED STATES: Here’s What A Criminology Professor Learned By Studying Every Mass Shooting Since 1966 | RIELPOLITIK

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Disaster Capitalism’, Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain | RIELPOLITIK

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Disaster Capitalism’, Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain | RIELPOLITIK By way of introduction, it should be noted that the US economy is showing many signs of a classical bubble, starting with the incredibly over-valued US stock market. Only slightly more than a decade ago, at the peak of the … Continue reading VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Disaster Capitalism’, Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain | RIELPOLITIK

Walgreens to close 200 US stores

Walgreens to close 200 US stores Retailers have already shuttered thousands of stores as foot traffic dwindles. Drugstores have so far been largely spared. That could change as the companies’ sales of convenience items shrink and people start buying prescription drugs online. via CNBC Walgreens to close 200 US stores

Dow now set to open 300 points lower as global bond yields slide

Dow now set to open 300 points lower as global bond yields slide It was unclear of the exact reason for the sliding stock futures but the move coincided with the 10-year Treasury yield sliding to its lowest level since 2016. The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield traded at 1.63% after staring August above 2%. The … Continue reading Dow now set to open 300 points lower as global bond yields slide

Stocks have further to fall before selling subsides, say chart analysts

Stocks have further to fall before selling subsides, say chart analysts Several chart strategists are pointing out that while the market has dropped sharply over the past few days, it still has a long way to go before a sustainable bottom can be reached. The S&P 500 has nose-dived more than 6% since reaching a … Continue reading Stocks have further to fall before selling subsides, say chart analysts

“Worst Year Ever”: The Chinese Ban On U.S. Agricultural Products Will Be A Death Blow For Countless U.S. Farms

U.S. farmers have never experienced a year quite like this.  During the first half of 2019, endless rain and unprecedented flooding were the major problems.  As a result of the incredibly wet conditions, millions of acres of prime farmland didn’t get planted at all, and tens of millions of other acres are going to yield … Continue reading “Worst Year Ever”: The Chinese Ban On U.S. Agricultural Products Will Be A Death Blow For Countless U.S. Farms

Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

The sheer number of guns is part of the challenge. The United States has the largest civilian-owned stock of guns in the world. At the end of 2017, the Small Arms Survey reported that there were an estimated 393 million firearms in the United States – and that’s not even counting guns owned by the … Continue reading Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

The Sinister Legacy of the Second Amendment, Slave Patrols Never Went Away

The Sinister Legacy of the Second Amendment Less easily recognized is the patrolling of America’s economic racial divide, from Trump employees marking “C” for “colored” on rental applications so people of color could be denied residence, to the rigorous application of property tax funding for schools to keep poor districts poor, millions of individual corporate actions and thousands of … Continue reading The Sinister Legacy of the Second Amendment, Slave Patrols Never Went Away

More Money, Fewer Jobs: The Stubborn Truth About Employment and the Defense Industry – Counter Information

More Money, Fewer Jobs: The Stubborn Truth About Employment and the Defense Industry – Counter Information So what did Lockheed do with those additional $13 billion taxpayer dollars?  It would be reasonable to assume that it used some of that windfall (like those of previous years) to invest in growing its workforce. If you came … Continue reading More Money, Fewer Jobs: The Stubborn Truth About Employment and the Defense Industry – Counter Information

Secret Meeting on the Privatization of Nuclear War Held on Hiroshima Day 2003 – Counter Information

Secret Meeting on the Privatization of Nuclear War Held on Hiroshima Day 2003 – Counter Information The Pentagon’s 2001 Nuclear Posture Review envisaged so-called “contingency plans” for an offensive “first strike use” of nuclear weapons, not only against “axis of evil” countries (including Iran and North Korea) but also against Russia and China.2 The adoption … Continue reading Secret Meeting on the Privatization of Nuclear War Held on Hiroshima Day 2003 – Counter Information

Here are the top politicians getting cash from the NRA and standing in the way of gun law reforms

Here are the top politicians getting cash from the NRA and standing in the way of gun law reforms The price of sitting on one’s hands while children are murdered and families destroyed continues to be relatively cheap. And while some of these names no longer count as elected officials, MarketWatch points out that 98% of gun groups … Continue reading Here are the top politicians getting cash from the NRA and standing in the way of gun law reforms

Police officer who went undercover in prison leaves the force to sell cars after his experience

Police officer who went undercover in prison leaves the force to sell cars after his experience A police officer from Texas named Alan spent eight weeks undercover in a jail as part of "60 Days In," the A&E documentary series that sent nine law-abiding citizens to go undercover at Atlanta's Fulton County Jail. And when … Continue reading Police officer who went undercover in prison leaves the force to sell cars after his experience

Secret ID Of Q Revealed – 8Chan Kicked Off Cloud Service Provider, Owner/Developer Of 8CHan Thanks Them For Closing It Down – QANON Issues Conspiracy Theory; All Mass Shootings Are Nothing But False Flag Attacks By Deep State, 8Chan Was Shut Down By ‘Deep State’ | A Green Road Journal

The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , whose perpetrator was linked to the site. 8chan is known for trafficking in anonymous hate speech and incitement of hate crimes. A racist “manifesto” posted to the site … Continue reading Secret ID Of Q Revealed – 8Chan Kicked Off Cloud Service Provider, Owner/Developer Of 8CHan Thanks Them For Closing It Down – QANON Issues Conspiracy Theory; All Mass Shootings Are Nothing But False Flag Attacks By Deep State, 8Chan Was Shut Down By ‘Deep State’ | A Green Road Journal

Trump Revoked Obama Gun Check For Mentally Ill, Despite 300+ Mass Shootings Per Year In USA – Sanders And Democrats Get Blamed For All Mass Shootings – 30,000 Gun Deaths Per Year In USA – GOP Whip Scalise, 4 Others Were Injured By Mass Shooter – Trump Blames Theatre Performance | A Green Road Journal

If mental illness is really the cause of all mass murders committed by mostly racist, white supremacist young males, then why did Trump cancel the law that enhanced the gun background checks put in place by Obama, to prevent mentally ill people from getting guns? Got cognitive dissonance and denial? via Trump Revoked Obama Gun … Continue reading Trump Revoked Obama Gun Check For Mentally Ill, Despite 300+ Mass Shootings Per Year In USA – Sanders And Democrats Get Blamed For All Mass Shootings – 30,000 Gun Deaths Per Year In USA – GOP Whip Scalise, 4 Others Were Injured By Mass Shooter – Trump Blames Theatre Performance | A Green Road Journal

Dayton shooting: Candice Keller blames mass shootings on Obama

Dayton shooting: Candice Keller blames mass shootings on Obama A Southwest Ohio politician has stirred anger for a Sunday post on social media in which she blamed mass shootings on "drag queen advocates," "homosexual marriage," open borders and even former President Barack Obama. In the Facebook post, Ohio Rep. Candice Keller complained about liberals playing the "blame game" after … Continue reading Dayton shooting: Candice Keller blames mass shootings on Obama

Watch: McConnell drowned out by ‘Moscow Mitch’ chant at Kentucky public speaking appearance – Alternet.org

Watch: McConnell drowned out by ‘Moscow Mitch’ chant at Kentucky public speaking appearance – Alternet.org In a video posted to Twitter, the embattled Republican can be heard attempting to address the crowd loudly chants “Moscow Mitch” in reference to his decision to shut down two Senate bills aimed at slowing down Russian meddling in U.S. … Continue reading Watch: McConnell drowned out by ‘Moscow Mitch’ chant at Kentucky public speaking appearance – Alternet.org

How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes — ProPublica

How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes — ProPublica Today, not one home has been built in Campeche. Many residents live in shacks made of rusty sheet metal, without access to drinkable water, electricity or basic sanitation. When it rains, their homes flood and residents bail out … Continue reading How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes — ProPublica

Web performance company Cloudflare raises $150 million ahead of rumored IPO | VentureBeat

Web performance company Cloudflare raises $150 million ahead of rumored IPO | VentureBeat Founded in 2009, Cloudflare offers a range of services to help companies reduce latencies. Offerings include distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack mitigation and a content delivery network (CDN) — a global network of proxy servers and datacenters that ensures content is … Continue reading Web performance company Cloudflare raises $150 million ahead of rumored IPO | VentureBeat

Online providers knock 8chan offline after mass shooting | 9news.com

Online providers knock 8chan offline after mass shooting | 9news.com The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , whose perpetrator was linked to the site. 8chan is known for trafficking in anonymous hate speech and incitement … Continue reading Online providers knock 8chan offline after mass shooting | 9news.com

Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF – Reuters

Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF - Reuters The utility has been forced to cut output and halt production at several reactors this summer due to two spells of heatwave and prolonged dry weather that has reduced river levels. via Low river levels to affect French nuclear power … Continue reading Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF – Reuters

More Fake Happy News About Jobs – Counter Information

The answer is that retired people, thanks to the Federal Reserve’s low to zero interest rate over the last decade, cannot live on their pensions and their savings.  They have to take part-time jobs to make ends meet.  Younger people, however, cannot form independent households on the basis of part-time jobs, and as they have no pension … Continue reading More Fake Happy News About Jobs – Counter Information

Google Just Scrubbed Natural Health Websites From Its Search Results – LewRockwell « MCViewPoint

Google Just Scrubbed Natural Health Websites From Its Search Results – LewRockwell « MCViewPoint But what happens when the gate-keepers of the content that flows through this incredible invention, like Facebook and Pinterest, censor and shadow ban certain of its users or content, or their ability to send you messages via email service provider platforms … Continue reading Google Just Scrubbed Natural Health Websites From Its Search Results – LewRockwell « MCViewPoint

Millennial loneliness poll: 22 percent say they have “no friends” – Vox

Millennial loneliness poll: 22 percent say they have “no friends” - Vox 22 percent of millennials in the poll said they had zero friends. Twenty-seven percent said they had “no close friends,” 30 percent said they have “no best friends,” and 25 percent said they have no acquaintances. (I wonder if the poll respondents have … Continue reading Millennial loneliness poll: 22 percent say they have “no friends” – Vox

Nuclear? Mushroom Cloud From Explosion At Military Base Near Achinsk | VK

Mushroom cloud from an ammunition explosion in a military unit near Achinsk https://vk.com/video-34183390_456244048? Achinsk is a city in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, located on the right bank of the Chulym River near its intersection with the Trans-Siberian Railway, 184 kilometers west of Krasnoyarsk via I live in Krasnoyarsk's Videos | VK Could this be a nuclear … Continue reading Nuclear? Mushroom Cloud From Explosion At Military Base Near Achinsk | VK

Remember when Trump disbanded DHS’ domestic terror intelligence unit?

Remember when Trump disbanded DHS' domestic terror intelligence unit? Way back in spring, several news outlets reported that the Department of Homeland Security had disbanded a group of analysts who’d been tasked with curtailing domestic terrorism. Because it’s obviously not a problem, apparently. That said, several DHS officials, past and president, were concerned about the … Continue reading Remember when Trump disbanded DHS’ domestic terror intelligence unit?

America’s Fascist Paramilitaries Are Rising | OpEdNews

America's Fascist Paramilitaries Are Rising | OpEdNews In a fascist shift, the state always forms paramilitary groups so that political violence can be carried out without the government being held accountable for it. It's predictable that when this process started to happen in America, our version of Hitler's Brownshirts and Mussolini's Blackshirts would originate from … Continue reading America’s Fascist Paramilitaries Are Rising | OpEdNews

‘Do you ever think about me?’: the children sex tourists leave behind | Society | The Guardian

'Do you ever think about me?': the children sex tourists leave behind | Society | The Guardian Their fathers visited the Philippines to buy sex: now a generation of children want to track them down Sicat knows that somewhere, far away, in a barely imaginable place called England, she has a father. Brigette Sicat will … Continue reading ‘Do you ever think about me?’: the children sex tourists leave behind | Society | The Guardian

Mass shootings: What is Congress doing about gun control?

Mass shootings: What is Congress doing about gun control? The Kentucky Republican has blocked gun control legislation in the Senate that had previously passed the House by wide margins. McConnell had the bills placed on the Senate calendar, rather than having them referred to a committee to potentially be passed by the full Senate. Here's what … Continue reading Mass shootings: What is Congress doing about gun control?

Proud Boy-Supporter Tara LaRosa Spreads Fake Antifa List Created By White Supremacists – Angry White Men

Proud Boy-Supporter Tara LaRosa Spreads Fake Antifa List Created By White Supremacists – Angry White Men The problem, however, is that the list is a hoax created by racist trolls. The list was devised on 8chan, an extremist forum where white supremacist terrorists have uploaded their manifestos. On the 8chan thread in question — the … Continue reading Proud Boy-Supporter Tara LaRosa Spreads Fake Antifa List Created By White Supremacists – Angry White Men

China Is Extremely Angry, And They Now Consider The United States To Be Enemy #1

China Is Extremely Angry, And They Now Consider The United States To Be Enemy #1 “They stir up more troubles and crave the whole world to be in chaos, acting like a shit-stirring stick,” Mr. Kang said on the usually stolid 7 p.m. national news program on CCTV, China’s state broadcaster. The expletive quickly became … Continue reading China Is Extremely Angry, And They Now Consider The United States To Be Enemy #1

New Tariffs, Stocks Plunge, Manufacturing Falls Again And More Layoffs – But Everything Is “Fine”?

New Tariffs, Stocks Plunge, Manufacturing Falls Again And More Layoffs - But Everything Is "Fine"? At this point, stock prices are completely and totally disconnected from economic reality.  As stocks hit record high after record high in July, bad economic news just kept pouring in. Of course August certainly just started off with a bang.  … Continue reading New Tariffs, Stocks Plunge, Manufacturing Falls Again And More Layoffs – But Everything Is “Fine”?

Garlic Festival, Dayton OH And El Paso TX Mass Shooters Were ‘Radicalized’ by QAnon, Far Right, Trump Racism – 2 Mass Shootings With 47 People Killed Within 24 Hours – What If 3 Muslim Terrorists Had Killed 32 People And Injured 54 In 1 Week, Imagine The Response By GOP? | A Green Road Journal

In any country, what would happen if 3 terrorists killed 54 people within one week of each other inside of that country? There would be major and huge changes happening very quickly. No sane country will stand sit or lie down for this kind of massacre of innocent civilians from domestic terrorists and not do … Continue reading Garlic Festival, Dayton OH And El Paso TX Mass Shooters Were ‘Radicalized’ by QAnon, Far Right, Trump Racism – 2 Mass Shootings With 47 People Killed Within 24 Hours – What If 3 Muslim Terrorists Had Killed 32 People And Injured 54 In 1 Week, Imagine The Response By GOP? | A Green Road Journal

8chan Is a Megaphone for Gunmen. ‘Shut the Site Down,’ Says Its Creator. – The New York Times

8chan Is a Megaphone for Gunmen. ‘Shut the Site Down,’ Says Its Creator. - The New York Times Moments before the El Paso shooting on Saturday, a four-page message whose author identified himself as the gunman appeared on 8chan. The person who posted the message encouraged his “brothers” on the site to spread the contents … Continue reading 8chan Is a Megaphone for Gunmen. ‘Shut the Site Down,’ Says Its Creator. – The New York Times

10 killed in Santa Fe, Texas, high school shooting; suspect in custody

Both Trump and Cruz are staunch supporters of the National Rifle Association and have resisted attempts to tighten gun control. In Parkland, Florida, one of the students who survived the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — and who has helped lead the charge against the proliferation of guns — also chimed … Continue reading 10 killed in Santa Fe, Texas, high school shooting; suspect in custody

Alahednews: Trump Warns Again He Could “Kill Millions of Afghans”!

Alahednews: Trump Warns Again He Could “Kill Millions of Afghans”! The United States and its allies invaded Afghanistan in October 2001, shortly after the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington.  While the invasion ended the Taliban’s rule in the country, it has failed to eliminate the militant group. Daesh [the Arabic acronym for … Continue reading Alahednews: Trump Warns Again He Could “Kill Millions of Afghans”!

As the world grows hotter, the military grapples with a deadly enemy it can’t kill

As the world grows hotter, the military grapples with a deadly enemy it can't kill In 2008, 1,766 cases of heatstroke or heat exhaustion were diagnosed among active-duty service members, according to military data. By 2018, that figure had climbed to 2,792, an increase of almost 60 percent over the decade. All branches of the … Continue reading As the world grows hotter, the military grapples with a deadly enemy it can’t kill

How PragerU Is Winning The Right-Wing Culture War Without Donald Trump

How PragerU Is Winning The Right-Wing Culture War Without Donald Trump Much of Prager’s early funding came from the fracking billionaire Wilks brothers, early Ted Cruz donors who sat out of the 2016 general election. In addition to running their own church, the Assembly of Yahweh — where one of the brothers is a pastor … Continue reading How PragerU Is Winning The Right-Wing Culture War Without Donald Trump

QAnon: How I got sucked into its alternative universe.

QAnon: How I got sucked into its alternative universe. What makes QAnon a little a different, and little bit scarier, than many of the conspiracy theories Americans have latched onto through the decades, is that it’s fundamentally authoritarian (like Joseph McCarthy’s raving about communist infiltration of the government, but more surreal). QAnon believers aren’t fearfully … Continue reading QAnon: How I got sucked into its alternative universe.

What I Learned Inside the Lonely, Sad World of QAnon Facebook Groups – VICE

What I Learned Inside the Lonely, Sad World of QAnon Facebook Groups - VICE Q and his most devoted believers often explain that all of this is simply game-playing, and that plans must be flexible, but it seems like the only people the movement has successfully fucked with is its own. Scrolling through Q group … Continue reading What I Learned Inside the Lonely, Sad World of QAnon Facebook Groups – VICE

What is Qanon? A guide to the conspiracy theory taking hold among Trump supporters

What is Qanon? A guide to the conspiracy theory taking hold among Trump supporters That marked the start of the Qanon theory, which has drawn on some of the themes that fueled Pizzagate. The post reads: “HRC [Hillary Rodham Clinton] extradition already in motion effective yesterday with several countries in case of cross border run. … Continue reading What is Qanon? A guide to the conspiracy theory taking hold among Trump supporters

More parents who oppose vaccines are choosing home schooling in California – Los Angeles Times

More parents who oppose vaccines are choosing home schooling in California - Los Angeles Times The law, however, does not apply to children who are home-schooled, a loophole that parents seem to be increasingly exploiting. Over the past three years, the number of kindergartners who were home-schooled and did not have their shots quadrupled, according … Continue reading More parents who oppose vaccines are choosing home schooling in California – Los Angeles Times