A Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy, Iran’s state television reported on Sunday.
Adm. Hossein Azad, naval base chief in the southern port of Bandar Abbas, said the four-day visit that began Saturday saw the two navies sharing expertise in the field of marine rescue. Continue reading
The Guardian – by Shiv Malik, Dan Roberts in Washington, Dominic Rushe in New York, and Nicholas Watt
Barack Obama is to press the UN security council to pass a sweeping new resolution that would impose global travel bans on fighters intent on enlisting in overseas wars, and could lead to sanctions on countries that fail or refuse to implement the new regime.
US officials say the UN resolution, which will be personally pushed by Obama when he chairs a meeting of the security council on Wednesday, is supported by sufficient countries to pass a vote this week. Continue reading
Breitbart – by Sarah Rumpf
AUSTIN, Texas — At an event today at the University of Texas Austin campus, Texas Governor Rick Perry reaffirmed his support of allowing illegal immigrant students to pay in-state tuition at Texas colleges and universities, while U.S. citizens from other states continue to pay higher out-of-state tuition rates. Perry made his remarks in a “One-on-One Conversation” with Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith at the Texas Tribune Festival, an annual event organized by the online media outlet. Breitbart Texas made several queries to Governor Perry’s press office for comment, but as of press time, had not received a reply. Continue reading
Breitbart – by ILDEFONSO ORTIZ
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Despite much raucous on social media, less than five protesters arrived at the Veteran’s International Bridge near the Texas-Mexico border, claiming that “cartel threats” had kept many away. However, those threats fell apart after further investigation by Breitbart Texas.
During the demonstration, Rob Schupp, who claimed to be one of the organizers, said that the group had received threats over the phone and on social media. Continue reading
WLTX 19 News
WASHINGTON – The former stepson of a man accused of sneaking into the White House said the Iraq war veteran owns “plenty of firepower” that he could have brought with him if he meant any harm.
Omar Gonzalez is expected to appear in court Monday to face charges of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon – a knife in this case. Continue reading
AOL – by Kathy Matheson
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) – Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail.
Investigators said they believe the alleged gunman they describe as a self-taught survivalist had been planning a confrontation with law enforcement for months, if not years. Continue reading
Washington Examiner – by Paul Bedard
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, increasing their warnings on Ebola, is advising airlines and jet staff to treat all body fluids as infectious, even on domestic flights.
“Treat all body fluids as though they are infectious,” said thelatest CDC update to airlines. The update notes that if Ebola is suspected, aircraft can be cleaned mid-flight. The update is apparently meant to stress the rights airlines have to block anyone who appears “ill” from boarding. Continue reading
Mr. Allen Swift: Born: 1908 ˜ Died 2010
Can you imagine even having the same car for 82 years?
Mr. Allen Swift ( Springfield, Massachusetts) received this 1928 Rolls-Royce Piccadilly-P1 Roadster from his father, brand new – as a graduation gift in 1928. Continue reading
Wondering what Putin has been doing & what he might do soon. He drops a few hints, as thinly veiled threats, which are presented in the following:
Noisy Room – by Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
The Demise of America
In the light of Obama’s disastrously weak and intentionally ineffective foreign policy hijinks, over 90 percent of our military do not support the President. Listen for yourself: Continue reading
Most people who have heard the term glasnost believe it to be something originating from Gorbachev. Leaders have followed the concept pre-dating modern history. The Term is an old Russian term meaning polishing ones image.
PJ Media – by Ion Mihai Pacepa
I have been absent from these pages for a while. My new book Disinformation, co-written with Professor Ronald Rychlak, and the documentary movie based on it have monopolized my time. But there is a nauseating glasnost-style operation now being conducted here in the United States that makes me feel as though I were watching a reenactment of the immense glasnost I used to manage during the years when I was an adviser to Romania’s communist president Nicolae Ceausescu. Continue reading
Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden
If you said shares of BABA, you’d be wrong. According to the Telegraph, the exodus out of paper wealth and into hard assets is reaching a fever pitch as the “super-rich are looking to protect their wealth through buying record numbers of “Italian job” style gold bars, according to bullion experts.”
The numbers cited by the paper are impressive: the number of 12.5kg gold bars being bought by wealthy customers has increased 243% so far this year, when compared to the same period last year, said Rob Halliday-Stein founder of BullionByPost. “These gold bars are usually stored in the vaults of central banks and are the same ones you see in the film ‘The Italian Job’,” added David Cousins, bullion executive from London based ATS Bullion. Continue reading
USA Today – by Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press
A significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of health insurance, but now hundreds of thousands of consumers could owe back some of that money next April.
Those affected took advance payments of the premium tax credit for health insurance. Some married couples could owe $600 or $1,500 or $2,500 or even more. It might feel like a raw deal for some who are already suffocating under the escalating costs of health insurance. Continue reading
The Best Years in Life – by Tony Isaacs
Last year it was revealed that a handful of the activist agencies behind the petition to the EPA to regulate nano-silver as a pesticide received funding from pharmaceutical giant Merck, which annually has hundreds of billions of dollars in profits from patented antibioics which many believe are less effective, less safe and far more expensive than colloidal nano-silver products.
Further investigation by this reporter discovered that the initial revelations were just the tip of the iceberg when it came Merck and other pharmaceutical companies’ funding of the groups who supported the EPA’s regulation of nano-silver.
Remember Jim Bakker?
The televangelist who served five years in a federal prison on fraud and conspiracy charges in the early 1990s is now selling End of the World Biscuits, Time of Trouble Beans and other survival gear for the end of days, The New York Daily News reports.
Bakker hawks his wares on his self-titled The Jim Bakker Show, where instead of purchasing items, viewers can buy “Love Gifts” –as they’re called –by making “donations” at extremely marked-up prices. Continue reading
The Best Years in Life – by Tony Isaacs
As the late great French scientist Antoine Bechamp told us well over a century ago, toxins are the root of almost all disease – especially so when toxins are combined with unhealthy cellular terrain. Likewise, it is also true that good health (or ill health) begins in the gut. Would you like to eliminate toxins, nourish your body and establish a healthy gut? You can – all it takes is the right plan and a bit of effort and time. Continue reading
The Best Years in Life – by Barbara Minton
Every year more than 14 million healthy Americans follow the dictate of the medical establish to have a colonoscopy. Of this number, an estimated 70,000 are killed or seriously injured by colonoscopy related complications, according to statistics published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. But here is the real shocker – that 70,000 is a larger number (by 22%) than the total number of people who die from colon cancer in the first place!
Other interesting facts about colonoscopy include: Continue reading