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-Short Attention Span Theater-
U.N. Secretary: Rise of Nationalism Threatens Fight Against Climate Change
[Breitbart] United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Thursday that the trend in favor of nationalist policies around the world is making it harder to promote a global approach to fighting climate change.

"I think that it is clear to me that the world is more polarized. We have more and more nationalist approaches being popular and winning election or having strong election results," Guterres said. "We see the trust between public opinions and institutions ‐ governments, political establishments but also International organization ... being eroded."

The BBC journalist who interviewed Guterres pressed him on President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.

"Is it a problem that the world’s most powerful man is a climate change skeptic?" BBC’s New York correspondent Nick Bryant asked Guterres.

Guterres did not criticize Trump but instead said it is more important that the fight against so-called manmade climate change should be a grassroots effort.

Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 02:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under:

#1  You mean the theory that is considered an"always imminent threat" in the communist manifesto.

Now as you know, I hate anything from those shitheads who never worked a day in their lives and it has failed the world horribly.

Can we stop pretending this is a way to run things yet?

https://twitter.com/CloseDanger/status/1068326814395899904
Posted by: newc || 11/30/2018 2:43 Comments || Top||

#2  By the way, kids... Why do you buy and pay for this? Because al gore or tom steyer told you to?

They pull a theory out of their asses and the whole world follows them over a theory?

Do you know how pissed off this makes me?
Posted by: newc || 11/30/2018 2:45 Comments || Top||

#3  Brian Dunn's The Color of Money
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 2:56 Comments || Top||

#4  I have been here forever and I have seen what causes what.

"A brief history of climate panic and crisis… both warming and cooling
For at least 114 120 years, climate “scientists” have been claiming that the climate was going to kill us…but they have kept switching whether it was a coming ice age, or global warming.

"I have been here forever and I have seen what causes what. "A brief history of climate panic and crisis… both warming and cooling For at least 114 120 years, climate “scientists” have been claiming that the climate was going to kill us…but they have kept switching whether it was a coming ice age, or global warming."

Link to source article and revealing chronology.
Posted by: newc || 11/30/2018 3:05 Comments || Top||

#5  One can always talk about the weather. Its a easy subject to entertain if there is a conversation and a lot of time to kill while you wait with strangers for the bus. Easy opinions and it passes the time.
BS and OPINIONS are valid. Nothing of any consequences, of course.
But that's the point, BS and no consequences , anyone 's opinion is equal. You will naturally avoid Al Gore, he makes money off your BS and his bank account. And anyone who makes money or political advantage off "climate change" is taking you for a fool and is working his fly down while he maneuvers in behind you. I suggest you avoid these people. They may be Liberals or French. You can ask them their opinion on the efficacy of.KY Jelly.

Let them do all the talking after that.
Posted by: Dino Grumble2217 || 11/30/2018 3:08 Comments || Top||

#6  The weather was a frequent topic. Not unlike the 'spit and whittle' bench sitters, the weather has changed.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 3:18 Comments || Top||

#7  I Apologize for the formatting - copy and paste you know.

Just sick of it
Posted by: newc || 11/30/2018 3:56 Comments || Top||


#9  But that's the point, BS and no consequences , anyone 's opinion is equal.

In ancient times, they used to stone false prophets.
Just saying.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/30/2018 6:09 Comments || Top||

#10 
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/30/2018 9:18 Comments || Top||

#11  I sincerely hope that nationalism threatens the flow of money to the U.N. Signing on to their agendas threatens the sovereignty of the U.S. F*&kwit globalist thieves. Don't they have enough of our money?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/30/2018 9:39 Comments || Top||

#12 

I have great respect for Dr. Judith Curry a climatologist and her research.
She identifies how a lot of the research monies go to the 'dominate theme of human cause climate change' which is where all the research and focus is being directed and far too little funding and effort goes into 'understanding natural climate variability'.
With her research she believes we can't tell how much of the recent warming is caused by humans.
She has left the college atmosphere and feels she can have a greater impact in the private sector, as she was vilified by colleagues by not following along in lock step with the majority. Colleges sadly are no longer the open debate, unfettered research and freedom of investigation institutions they once were, then add how the media glosses over the details.
Curry said she would like to see a greater focus on the uncertainties of climate science and a better exploration of them through scientific debate free of politics.

https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060047798
Posted by: Jan || 11/30/2018 12:37 Comments || Top||

#13  In simpler language: locals want to control their own lives instead of letting assholes at the UN do it.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/30/2018 12:41 Comments || Top||

#14  Globalism is a synonym for rent-seeker.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/30/2018 12:49 Comments || Top||

#15  "harder to promote a global approach to fighting climate change"

Good! Anything that slows down or stops that scam to get OUR money.
Posted by: Barbara || 11/30/2018 15:38 Comments || Top||

#16  Climate change is a fraud intended to promote globalism. Therefore saying that National is a threat to the fight against Climate Change is code for saying that Nationalism is a threat to globalism.

Good.
Posted by: Pearl Slaiper6446 || 11/30/2018 17:39 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Tijuana Health Officials: More Than One-Third of Caravan Riders Have Infectious Diseases
[Fox via Townhall] According to the Tijuana Health Department, more than one-third of those who rode the caravan from Central America are being treated for an illness. Out of the 6,000 illegal aliens who are currently in Tijuana, 2,267 of them are are ill. Diseases include respiratory infections, tuberculosis, chickenpox and other more serious conditions, Fox News reported.

The Tijuana Health Department spokesperson who spoke with Fox News confirmed that there are:

• Three confirmed cases of tuberculosis.
• Four cases of HIV/AIDS.
• Four separate cases of chickenpox.
• At least 101 have lice.
• Multiple skin infections.

The department is also warning about a potential Hepatitis outbreak because the caravan riders are living in unsanitary conditions. Part of that is because thousands of the illegal aliens are being housed at the Benito Juarez Sports Complex near the San Ysidro United States-Mexico Port of Entry. The shelter is only designed to hold 1,000 people and has 35 port-a-potties for them.

"People aren't able to take showers, they sleep on the floor, nobody is cleaning the bathrooms, so the conditions are there for a major infection,' Carlos Betanzos, a coordinator for Ministerios Nazarenos de Compasión, an Evangelical aid group, told The Daily Mail. "We've had lung disease, flu, diarrhea, hypertension. One guy yesterday had chicken pox - but thankfully just one."
for now...give it a week
Betanzos said their main concern right now is the flu, which is likely to spread amongst the group because colder temperatures and rain are beginning to set in.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 05:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gee, they're figuring out why we had an Ellis Island. The Coasties won't pay any attention in their virtue signalling till the Plague appears amongst them. Bad Luck(tm).
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/30/2018 6:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Having the diseases Americans don't want to have.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/30/2018 8:28 Comments || Top||

#3  "The children all loved Maria. She was teaching them Spanish. Then they all died..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/30/2018 8:30 Comments || Top||

#4  nobody is cleaning the bathrooms

My sympathy meter seems to be broken.
Posted by: Bobby || 11/30/2018 8:31 Comments || Top||

#5  Seriously, this is blue on blue. The open borders movement is going to collide with the anti-vax movement in a perfect storm.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/30/2018 8:37 Comments || Top||

#6  nobody is cleaning the bathrooms

My experience is:

If you can stand close enough to the bowl
Get your hole over the pot
Purchase a shower curtain

The bathroom is fairly easy to keep clean
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/30/2018 8:40 Comments || Top||

#7  In other words: They would be *perfect* democrats! Even if they die of some horrible wasting disease... they can still vote Democrat!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/30/2018 10:28 Comments || Top||

#8  It never occurs to them to form teams that could take turns cleaning the bathroom themselves. I mean, what do they think this is, the Hilton?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/30/2018 10:54 Comments || Top||

#9  Getting a head start on next year's Thanksgiving lettuce recall.
Posted by: Whereting Ebbese3376 || 11/30/2018 16:53 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Strategic Relocation: Are you missing out?
[American Partisan] The concept of strategic relocation is not new, but it’s recently become more popular, as more and more liberty-loving folks get tired of being crammed into crowded public transportation or spending hours on the road in the daily snail-pace commute. For many, the thought of leaving everything can be a bit terrifying, and if you have a family who doesn’t want to leave, you might be thinking that your Big Move is more of a pipe dream than a real possibility, even though you see the death grip on your everyday freedoms tightening by the day. Here’s the truth: it can be done. And yes, you can be amazingly happy in a new location that is more conducive to the type of life you want to live.

Just like changing your physical condition requires time, discipline, and effort, so does changing your permanent residence. Add to that a lot of planning, and you’ll see yet another reason why a lot of people don’t do it. Before we get into how to effectively and efficiently plan such a move, however, let’s look at why you might choose that path ‐ or at least, why you’re probably interested in the idea. Over the next few days we’ll go through the process of aligning your thought process, getting down to brass tacks, and even what you should be doing when you get to your new location.

WHY MOVE?
Maybe you live in a high-crime neighborhood. Contrary to what society will tell you these days, moving because you don’t want to deal with crime, homeless camps, drug addicts, or other social problems and vices does not make you a racist. If you want a safer environment for your family, then moving might be your best bet. When I first purchased my home in a quiet lake community north of Seattle, it was a great environment for my kid to grow up, with lots of opportunities. A few short years later, within a five block radius, there was a convicted rapist, a chop shop, a meth house, two shootings, and a hotbed of criminal activity on the next corner. That’s not counting the commute, which more than doubled in time due to exploding population. It was time to go, and I don’t regret making that move one bit. It was hard ‐ and it continues to be. For us, it’s worth it, and we would never even consider leaving our little farm.

There is a long list of reasons why moving out of the city is an excellent choice; if you’re already considering it, then you’ve probably already thought of at least some of these:
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Rantburgia anyone?
Posted by: Steven. || 11/30/2018 3:27 Comments || Top||

#2  If you come from a crime infested liberal hell hole and move to Texas because its cheaper and better, LEAVE YOUR F***ING PROGRESSIVE POLITICS AT THE STATE LINE, or else stay in the shithole you created.

We don't need more cancerous progressives here trying to change Texas into California or Illinois.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/30/2018 12:19 Comments || Top||

#3  I admit it, I stole this from above:
If you come from a crime infested liberal hell hole and move to Idaho because its cheaper and better, LEAVE YOUR F***ING PROGRESSIVE POLITICS AT THE STATE LINE, or else stay in the shithole you created.

We don't need more cancerous progressives here trying to change Idaho into California or Illinois.
Posted by: warthogswife || 11/30/2018 12:35 Comments || Top||

#4  If you come from a crime infested liberal hell hole and move to California because its cheaper and better, LEAVE YOUR F***ING PROGRESSIVE POLITICS AT THE STATE LINE, or else stay in the shithole you created.

We don't need more cancerous progressives here trying to change California into New York, New Jersey, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, China, Iran or Soddy Arabia.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/30/2018 13:13 Comments || Top||

#5  Sorry, too late for Calimexico.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/30/2018 14:31 Comments || Top||

#6  from Puget Sound to Hailey, the Libs still abound but I'm in the wilderness pretty much and the Cons are pure
Posted by: 746 || 11/30/2018 18:33 Comments || Top||

#7  If you come from a crime infested liberal hell hole and move to Texas because its cheaper and better, LEAVE YOUR F***ING PROGRESSIVE POLITICS AT THE STATE LINE, or else stay in the shithole you created.

unfortunately, Boise is well on its way..... Hailey is already but its small
Posted by: 746 || 11/30/2018 18:35 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Don't Punish America for Saudi Arabia's Crimes - The always prescient Eli Lake
[Bloomberg] Ending U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen is the wrong way to express outrage at Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.
Posted by: newc || 11/30/2018 03:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6468 views] Top|| File under:

#1  There are othrr reasons to end Saudi support, and it has nothing to do with Khashoggi.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 11/30/2018 22:19 Comments || Top||


The secret behind attacks on Washington and Riyadh
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Well-known American journalist Leon Wieseltier wrote articles criticizing B.O. regime’s stance on the Syrian war in The New Republic magazine. There were horrific scenes of children’s bodies while the superpower kept silent.

Back then, the press did not push Obama to take a more decisive position ‐ not to topple Assad but to at least intimidate him and put an end to the increasing number of those killed every day.

It actually supported him and agreed with him on the idea that entering Syria means not exiting it, i.e. a new Iraq. Neither the president nor the press want any American soldier to be killed for this purpose.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russia continues to show disdain for international law and diplomatic norms
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET]
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Never trust a Russian or an Arab.

'Die Russiese nie die Arabier ju moet nooit vertrou nie.'

Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 2:14 Comments || Top||

#2  The Arabs occupy Byzantium, the Russians practice it.

Byz•an•tine(ˈbɪz ənˌtin, -ˌtaɪn, ˈbaɪ zən-, bɪˈzæn tɪn)
3. (sometimes l.c.)
a. extremely complex or intricate.
b. characterized by elaborate scheming and intrigue, esp. to obtain political advantage.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/30/2018 6:24 Comments || Top||

#3  They forgot to mention the Chinese! The Russians and Chinese share an xenophobic fear of foreign barbarians deeply ingrained into their cultures -- both have suffered wave after wave of invasions. To ask them to trust the "foreign devils" is laughable in its naivete.
Posted by: magpie || 11/30/2018 11:12 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Questions about stolen elections not going away in California...
[American Thinker] So once again, this happened:
TJ Cox defeated three-term Republican Rep. David Valadao on Wednesday, giving Democrats a gain of seven House seats in California and 40 nationwide ‐ the party’s strongest midterm showing since the Watergate era in the mid-1970s.

Cox clinched his victory more than three weeks after election day, when updated results from Fresno and Kings counties pushed his lead over Valadao to 529 votes. The contest was the country’s last remaining undecided congressional contest.

Cox, 55, trailed the GOP lawmaker by nearly 4,400 votes on election night but steadily gained ground as mail-in and other ballots tipped his way.

And that follows the obvious funny stuff that went with the sudden surge of 'found' ballots that got Republican congressional candidate Young Kim displaced from her congressional victory to Democratic Party machine pol Gil Cisneros. Both Kim and Valadao were terrific Republicans who had big leads on election night, and both cases, had the elections actually called for them until ... all these found ballots got found and the counting went on and on and on until the Democrat won.

Even outgoing House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan, the nambiest-pambiest of all Republicans, pretty well admitted there was a problem. According to Carla Marinucci of Politico:
"We were only down 26 seats the night of the election and three weeks later, we lost basically every California race,’’ Ryan said Thursday. "This election system they have ‐ I can’t begin to understand what ’ballot harvesting’ is."

Seriously, isn't it all just the wildest of coincidences? The GOP was ahead in several congressional races in California and then all these votes nobody knew about showed up. And even more coincidental, all the voting went one way - to the Democrats. A powerful op-ed by California Republican National Committee leader Shawn Steel, pretty well lays out what happened, why the Democrats could scarf up all but a few of California's congressional seats even though they came in districts that were always traditionally Republican, leaving California with almost zero Republican representation whatever in what has become a Stalinist one-party state monopoly with no competition and a very revolutionary leftwing agenda. He sums it up in the SEO as: 'No one needs voter fraud when all the rules are changed' and points out that creepy practices such as "ballot harvesting" (where Democratic operatives gather mail-in ballots and oh so helpfully turn them in), which is illegal in most states, and California's bad Department of Motor Vehicle registrations, loaded with errors, had a lot to do with it. He also points to youth 'pre-registration' voting sign-ups, even though kids get registered whether they like it or not at the DMV, felons getting their crimes downgraded to misdemeanors so as to get to vote from jail, illegal immigrants voting - studies show it was a lot of them, and involuntary mail ballots (I get those and I most certainly didn't ask for them) means that lots of paper ballots laying around from people who may not want to vote or don't live here, sitting in mailboxes - that somehow get filled in and turned in.

It really is a corrupted process, and not surprisingly, Democrats are the sole beneficiaries while the state's many traditional Republicans are shut out and get nothing.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 12:53 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Cox, 55, trailed the GOP lawmaker by nearly 4,400 votes on election night but steadily gained ground as mail-in and other ballots tipped his way.

The obvious question being: What "other ballots"?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/30/2018 14:25 Comments || Top||

#2  ...whatever was needed.

Military are on federal orders to be elsewhere. All others can return if its that important. A pregnant Mary and Joseph showed up for the count. You can too.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/30/2018 15:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Questions about election fraud should not go away. Once fraud has been identified, the people perpetrating the fraud should go away for a long time.

Whatever happened to the California voter lawsuits against HRC and the DNC over the election fraud in the primaries?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/30/2018 16:25 Comments || Top||


Obama Blasts Trump's Use Of Tear Gas On Foreigners: 'Frankly, I Would Have Used A Drone Strike'
[Babylon Bee] WASHINGTON, D.C.‐Addressing a crowd at a lucrative speaking engagement Tuesday evening, former president Barack Obama slammed President Trump for his "inhumane" use of tear gas at the border earlier this week, pointing out that a drone strike would have done the job much more effectively.

Obama ripped into Trump for using tear gas when a simple deadly drone strike would have sufficed.

"Whenever I had a problem with foreigners, I never turned to inhumane methods like tear gas‐instead, I just took 'em out with a well-placed Hellfire II," he said, drawing cheers. "It's a much cleaner, faster method of dealing with non-Americans‐and even the occassional American citizen," he added.

"It's great‐you just call it in and wham, bam, thank you MQ-9 Reaper. No muss, no fuss," he said. He added that while the Border Patrol did use tear gas fairly often during his term in office, it "didn't count" because the media wouldn't cover it.

Obama grinned and winked at his audience, then dropped the microphone.

The crowd then lept to its feet to applaud the "compassionate" ex-commander in chief, weeping and yelling "We miss you!"
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 08:20 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'm actually starting to like the guy. :-)
Posted by: gorb || 11/30/2018 9:06 Comments || Top||

#2  Babylon Bee, gorb.

But maybe you knew that already.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 11/30/2018 9:13 Comments || Top||

#3  one of the changes during the obama presidency was a redefinition of 'civilian' in the case of counting the fatalities after drone strikes

for example, non ISIS logistics workers were no longer counted as 'civilian'

this led to better numbers when reporting the results of drone strikes
Posted by: lord garth || 11/30/2018 12:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Babylon Bee is on a five game hitting streak with a couple of homers, including this story.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 11/30/2018 13:37 Comments || Top||


Marc Lamont Hill Now Looking For New Job After Comments About Israel
As reported late last evening by our own 746.
[MEDIAite] CNN severed ties with contributor Marc Lamont Hill on Thursday, following comments the university professor made about Israel and Palestine in a speech at the United Nations.

"Marc Lamont Hill is no longer under contract with CNN," a CNN spokesperson told Mediaite.

Hill urged countries to boycott Israel in a speech on Wednesday, calling for a "free Palestine from the river to the sea." His comments sparked an immediate backlash, with many noting "from the river to the sea" is a phrase used by Hamas and other anti-Israel terror groups. The phrase implies the replacement of Israel by a Palestine stretching from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea ‐ though Hill disputes this characterization of his comments.

"We have an opportunity to not just offer solidarity in words but to commit to political action, grass-roots action, local action and international action that will give us what justice requires and that is a free Palestine from the river to the sea," Hill said in his speech.

His comments were condemned as anti-Semitic by the National Council of Young Israel and Anti-Defamation League.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 05:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Even CNN has standards.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 7:52 Comments || Top||

#2  He'll probably end up working in the same shop as Paul Ryan, fronting for the Cock Bros.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/30/2018 8:00 Comments || Top||

#3  There are a few Sentinelese missionary positions available. A bit stand-offish at first, but a warm, friendly people once you get to know them. Great Pacific island climate and the fishing is unparalleled.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 8:05 Comments || Top||

#4  LaMont is still a professor at Temple U.

He can work for lots of NGOs who are anti Israel.
Posted by: lord garth || 11/30/2018 8:23 Comments || Top||

#5  This ought to be a warning to Don Lemon but I doubt it.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/30/2018 9:41 Comments || Top||

#6  He can go to work for CAIR.
Posted by: gorb || 11/30/2018 10:28 Comments || Top||


Despite Claims Of Suppression In Georgia, Registration and Turnout Increased Under Kemp
[Free Beacon] Claims of voter suppression tainted Georgia’s political landscape this election cycle, impacting races up and down the ballot, but none more so than the contest for governor.

The Democratic nominee in that race, Stacey Abrams, and her allies leveled accusations of voter suppression against the Republican nominee, Brian Kemp, in an effort to undermine his victory on Election Day. Complicating matters further for Kemp was the fact that he was also the sitting secretary of state with responsibility for administering elections.

Even though the ballots have been counted, indicating Kemp prevailed by a margin of 54,000 votes‐well out of run-off territory‐Abrams has refused to drop the notion of voter suppression.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 02:23 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Of course they will not drop the crutch of so-called 'voter suppression.'
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 2:30 Comments || Top||

#2  Yes, when unqualified and illegals (as in convicted felons) along with Micky Mouse vote, it can increase voter 'turn out' while suppressing legitimate voters. Those ballot boxes stored in janitor closets across the country testify to that.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/30/2018 6:19 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Muqtada al-Sadr and rising tensions between Iran and Iraq
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Economic and political tensions are rising between Iran and Iraq. One of the major contributors is the souring of Moqtada Tater al-Sadr
... the (seemingly former, maybe future) Iranian catspaw holy man who was 22 years old in 2003 and was nearing 40 in 2010. He spends most of his time in Iran, safely out of the line of fire, where he's learning to be an ayatollah...
’s personal relationship with Iran and, to a lesser extent, Iraq’s cooperation with the sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States this month.

For much of his career as the leader of the Sadr Trend, Moqtada al-Sadr has had a very close relationship with the Iranian leadership ‐ both political and religious. al-Sadr rose to prominence opposing the Americans in Iraq after the 2003 ouster of Saddam Hussein. He has been their main operative in Iraq for much of the time since.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  Iraq's Little Frog is getting nervous that the Iranian bullfrogs will take over?
Posted by: magpie || 11/30/2018 2:39 Comments || Top||

#2  The sunni and shia and kurds and the tribes are getting actual representation from the Iraqi Government right now. It is actually exactly the finest representation that Nation has had in half a Century.

Iran is not happy. The Mullahs want complete control over Iraq. Not going to happen.

Better you took it when you could than leaving Iraq for Iran to become another puppet
Posted by: newc || 11/30/2018 3:53 Comments || Top||

#3  why is this POS still alive?
Posted by: chris || 11/30/2018 4:35 Comments || Top||

#4  Check didn't clear.

And I agree with you, chris.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 11/30/2018 9:18 Comments || Top||

#5  I remember the day he departed Sadr City with his merry band, weapons, ammo, and gear in tow given safe passage. He and his clan were easy targets, ripe for the picking. Allied forces were waved off by you know who. Everyone knew it was a mistake at the time. It remains a mistake, now with a legacy all it's own.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 11:35 Comments || Top||

#6  Looks like little Mooky may have learned a bit more from his old man than was first thought. His old man was a political survivor who learned not to let anyone control him nor to trust anyone. Populist roots perhaps. Either that or Mooky did the math and saw all that Iran has to offer him, in the end, is either dancing on puppet strings or else dangling from an Al Quds rope when he is no longer useful.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 11/30/2018 11:50 Comments || Top||


Terror Networks
Tinker, Tailor, Journalist, Spy: Jamal Khashoggi And The Story Not Being Told
Sent in yesterday as a comment by BP in our Rantburg UK office.
[American Partisan] On 2 OCT 2018, Washington Post journalist and middle eastern political activist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Some in the course of the last news cycle has alleged this to be a much deeper incident than it appears on the surface; a vanished journalist, murder, international intrigue, a Saudi administration in conflict with Turkey; both jockeying for power in a region bound for widespread war in the coming years. Over a year post-living in exile after being banned from the Kingdom of al Saud, Khashoggi returned to the assumed security of the nation of his familial ancestry while continuing a career of revolutionary praxis through media in the mideast region. Needing a legal certificate of divorce from the Saudi government, Khashoggi felt safe approaching the embassy- in and out, no harm, no foul.

How wrong he was.

Embassies and consulates are nerve centers for declared spooks of a nation. Formal intelligence officers working in a nation must be declared. Journalists, on the other hand, can get placed into positions of unique access and are often conduits for sensitive information. In any country where intelligence operations are being run (and that’s all of them) a nation’s embassy serves as the hot spot for intelligence and in turn, counterintelligence. With Khashoggi, we find an example of split loyalty divided between revolutionary Marxism and a convenient ally found in the politics of revolutionary Islam. Possibly best examining this juxtaposition is his quote from a WaPo piece in late August:
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia

#1  Why worry about the handful Bezos pays when they are being elected in droves in Moronsota?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/30/2018 8:15 Comments || Top||


Government
Chris Farrell: How the State Dept. Outsources YOUR Tax Dollars to George Soros Front Groups (video)
[Judicial Watch] As the migrant caravan has been developing in the news for the past few months, Bill O'Reilly has set his focus on the funding that is allowing this highly orchestrated caravan to operate. As we have reported, the money trail seems to lead back to George Soros. On today's No Spin News, Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell gives his expertise on Soros and specifies exactly how George Soros is operating and how it is directly impacting the American taxpayers.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 00:53 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If you make large cash deposits at your local bank (amounts of $1000 or more), they are 'by law' reported to the Federal Gov't by the banking institution. When I see the acronym USAID, an alarm bell goes off.

Not unlike the guns of Fast and Furious, of course the Gov't knows where the Caravan funding and logistics have originated. These people in Washington are not stupid. Their failing is they believe 'we the people' are stupid.

Who is behind it all? The same people who provided the funding and logistics for Obama's 2016 midnight millions to the regime in Iran. No one in Washington sought to investigate that one either.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/30/2018 2:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Isn't there a warrant out in Russia for Soro's arrest? Hungary won't let him in their country. He broke the Bank of England. He should be sent to one of the shit holes he has created. He is a destablizing force in every country he contaminates with his ideology. How did he ever become a citizen of the U.S.?

Devil's Island would be a good place for him were it open. Gitmo is a good backup plan.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/30/2018 16:17 Comments || Top||



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