51914 Gleaning THE PROPHETIC STORM IS NOW UPON THIS GENERATION WHAT COMES NEXT SHALL TURN HEADS THE QUESTION IS SHALL YOU BE INSPIRED AND BE SO MOVED OR WILL YOU REMAIN AS YOU WERE NOT SEALED BY OUR FATHER IN CHRIST (Comet Linear Now Coming In Right Behind The Head Of Leo On Shavuot Pentecost)
We were able to develop the idea for the collider very quickly, but the experimental design we propose can be carried out with relative ease and with existing technology. Within a few hours of looking for applications of hohlraums outside their traditional role in fusion energy research, we were astonished to find they provided the perfect conditions for creating a photon collider. The race to carry out and complete the experiment is on!”
Imperial College London physicists have discovered how to create matter from light – a feat thought impossible when the idea was first theorised 80 years ago.
In just one day over several cups of coffee in a tiny office in Imperial’s Blackett Physics Laboratory, three physicists worked out a relatively simple way to physically prove a theory first devised by scientists Breit and Wheeler in 1934.
Breit and Wheeler suggested that it should be possible to turn light into matter by smashing together only two particles of light (photons), to create an electron and a positron – the simplest method of turning light into matter ever predicted. The calculation was found to be theoretically sound but Breit and Wheeler said that they never expected anybody to physically demonstrate their prediction. It has never been observed in the laboratory and past experiments to test it have required the addition of massive high-energy particles.
The new research, published in Nature Photonics, shows for the first time how Breit and Wheeler’s theory could be proven in practice. This ‘photon-photon collider’, which would convert light directly into matter using technology that is already available, would be a new type of high-energy physics experiment. This experiment would recreate a process that was important in the first 100 seconds of the universe and that is also seen in gamma ray bursts, which are the biggest explosions in the universe and one of physics’ greatest unsolved mysteries.
If Matt Drudge was going for mystery, he hit it.
The world-known Web news headliner has cleaned his Twitter account of all tweets and posts — except for a single, solitary message that strikes a somewhat ominous tone.
“In this manic Digital Age … It’s vital … To clear your mind … Constantly,” he tweeted.
But that’s the only message that remains on his account. And he subsequently changed his profile background picture of a parrot pecking at another parrot.
Team Black Sheep, an R/C hobbyist group noted for various drone-related stunts (we especially like the video of their tearing up the skies of New York City), has released its latest video.
This time they’re flying around Dubai, and the obvious highlight is the team’s buzzing of Burj Khalifa, presently the tallest building in the world, around 2,722 feet tall.
Some stills from the video are below, and the full video is below that.
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Imagine if you will, cruising down Woodward Avenue all smiles and sunshine until you see it; that red, white and blue flicker in your rear-view mirror. The Oakland County Sheriff has abruptly merged behind you. We’ve all felt that initial rush, the terror of being ‘pulled over’ and treated like a child. Whether you’re a sinner or a saint those lights strike fear and now they can do much more.
Let’s take this a step further. Sitting there shamed and awaiting punishment would you be tolerant with the immediate confiscation and investigation of your private belongings including cell phone data?
‘HailStorm’ is a new device obtained by the Oakland County Sheriff with monies from a U.S. Homeland Security Grant and so far, there isn’t much information available on what exactly it can and cannot do. There were no questions asked when Oakland County commissioners unanimously approved the use of this cellphone tracking device previously used by the US military in Iraq.
I can’t help but think back to the exclusive piece released in February by Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald exposing the NSA’s secret role in the US drone assassination program. Drone strike operators usually identify targets based on metadata and cell-phone tracking technologies like Hailstorm and Stingray. From there, the CIA or US military orders a drone strike to the location of the phone the target is thought to be using.
Well, we have now entered a full-blown Presidential scandal (something the Obama administration seems oddly familiar with). from Washington Times:
The Obama administration received clear notice more than five years ago that VA medical facilities were reporting inaccurate waiting times and experiencing scheduling failures that threatened to deny veterans timely health care — problems that have turned into a growing scandal.
Hillary Clinton wasn’t the only Obama administration official who went to bat for Boko Haram over the past few years.
Soon after John Kerry took over as Secretary of State, the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Terence P. McCulley, accused the Nigerian government of butchery during a confrontation with Boko Haram terrorists in Baga, a Nigerian town on the shores of Lake Chad, and in May 2013 threatened to withdraw U.S. military aid from the West African nation.
The U.S. Nigerian Ambassador, blindly believing any Islamist sob story that crossed his path, responded in a May 2013 meeting with human rights activists by defending Boko Haram:
An imam at the Al Aqsa Mosque atop Jerusalem’s Temple Mount has publicly urged the armies of the Arab world to invade Israel thus fulfill the great Muslim longing of destroying the hated “Zionist entity.”
In a televised sermon from Milan, Italy that was broadcast by Al Jazeera, Imam Raed Al-Daan said that Muslims everywhere are beginning to realize that “the Jewish state will vanish, and that the morning sun will rise on Palestine.”
Israel’s envoy to the Vatican denied Wednesday that there is a deal in the works to transfer the ownership of King David’s Tomb to the Church.
But Rabbi Yaakov Sevilla, an activist for King David’s Tomb who has told Arutz Sheva previously that there is such a deal at play, insisted once against Wednesday that a deal is in the works – one which gives the Church more control over the site.
Rabbi Sevilla was asked to open a room at the complex recently, ahead of a conference with Tourism Minister Uzi Landau and other officials over Pope Francis’s upcoming visit. The Holy See is already scheduled to hold Mass at the site during the two-day visit, in the Cenacle, or room alleged to be the site of Jesus’s Last Supper, one floor above King David’s Tomb.
Rabbi Sevilla opened the door and was shocked to allow multiple staffs into the room, including several representatives from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), the Ministry of Tourism, security forces, and the Jerusalem municipality. Sevilla sat in the corner of the room to listen in on the hearing.
Knesset members from the Likud and Labor parties are set to push forward a new bill that would allow Jews to pray at the Temple Mount, a practice currently forbidden
The Temple Mount compound, which holds the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque, is considered the third holiest site in Islam and the holiest site to Jews as the site of the two ancient Jewish temples.
By law, under arrangements Israel instituted after capturing the area in 1967, Jews are not allowed to pray at the site.
MKs Miri Regev (Likud) and Hilik Bar (Labor) were expected to present the controversial bill for Knesset discussion, Ynet reported, but it is unclear when they will do so.
“There is no reason that Jews should not be allowed to pray in the holiest site in the world,” Regev said, adding that she would fight for the initiative.
Dozens of Palestinian protesters and an Israeli policeman were wounded during clashes, which resulted in the closure of the site to non-Muslims the following day.
Following the incidents, the Religious Affairs Ministry said it was crafting new rules that would allow Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount.
“We have drafted regulations that will regulate prayer on the mount,” Deputy Minister Eli Ben Dahan, of the nationalist Jewish Home party, said in April. “I expect the prime minister and the government of Israel to adopt and validate these regulations and allow all Jews who desire so to go up to the Temple Mount and pray there.”
The regulations would reverse longstanding orders banning Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount. The rules have garnered backlash over the last several months amid a renewed interest in visiting the site by Jewish groups, which has served to stoke heated tensions at the site.
Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth.
Before the Lord [they shall rejoice], for He has come, for He has come to judge the earth; He will judge the world with justice, and the nations with His truth.
For He is our God, and we are the people that He tends, the flock under His [guiding] hand-even this very day, if you would but hearken to His voice!
Can one in the seat of evil, one who makes iniquity into law, consort with You?
They band together against the life of the righteous, and condemn innocent blood.
The Lord has been my stronghold; my God, the strength of my refuge.
He will turn their violence against them and destroy them through their own wickedness; the Lord, our God, will destroy them.
The Lord is King; He has garbed Himself with grandeur; the Lord has robed Himself, He has girded Himself with strength; He has also established the world firmly that it shall not falter.
Your throne stands firm from of old; You have existed forever.
The rivers have raised, O Lord, the rivers have raised their voice; the rivers raise their raging waves.
More than the sound of many waters, than the mighty breakers of the sea, is the Lord mighty on High.
Your testimonies are most trustworthy; Your House will be resplendent in holiness, O Lord, forever..
How great are Your works, O Lord; how very profound Your thoughts!
A brutish man cannot know, a fool cannot comprehend this:
When the wicked thrive like grass, and all evildoers flourish-it is in order that they may be destroyed forever.
But You, Lord, are exalted forever.
Indeed, Your enemies, O Lord, indeed Your enemies shall perish; all evildoers shall be scattered.
But You have increased my might like that of a wild ox; I am anointed with fresh oil.
My eyes have seen [the downfall of] my watchful enemies; my ears have heard [the doom of] the wicked who rise against me.
The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, grow tall like a cedar in Lebanon.
Planted in the House of the Lord, they shall blossom in the courtyards of our God.
no evil will befall you, no plague will come near your tent.
For He will instruct His angels in your behalf, to guard you in all your ways.
They will carry you in their hands, lest you injure your foot upon a rock.
Let Your work be revealed to Your servants, and Your splendor be upon their children.
“Although low inflation is generally good, inflation that is too low can pose risks to the economy – especially when the economy is struggling.” – Ben Bernanke
“The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake.” – Alan Greenspan
There you have it – the wisdom of two Ivy League educated economists who are primarily liable for the death of the American middle class. They now receive $250,000 per speaking engagement from the crooked financial parties their monetary policies benefited; write books to try and whitewash their legacies of failure, fraud, and hubris; and bask in the glow of the corporate mainstream media propaganda storyline of them saving the world from financial Armageddon. Never have two men done so much damage to so many people, so quickly, and are not in a prison cell or swinging from a lamppost. Their crimes make Madoff look like a two bit marijuana dealer.
…witnessing the reports of the day, the prophetic dream(s) from Heaven have come into full focus. Having witnessed the storm increase and become destructive, then turning into a pillar of fire laying waste to the city, followed by witnessing my own report and reaction to the news as two witnesses were with me, (one of whom was with me before, who’s face I could not see, liken to The Holy Spirit even dwelling within the body established for me) one as a scribe and the other who stood up with me at the same time and shouted the words ”make straight the way of The Lord”, I am compelled to call attention to what is now happening in the news, just as I did in the dream with the two witnesses. It is also very worthy to note, before I saw the City of Heaven and the overpowering Light of The Glory of Our Father in Christ, as soon as I reacted to a report and mentioned New York that is when the brilliant Light caused me to be prostrated upon the ground and then I found myself looking up to behold the revelation. The point being, the storm is increasing just as it was revealed to me, but the people were not moved, as they are not so moved now. They only turned their heads twice. Once as the noise of the storm cause them and the second time was because the storm turned into a pillar of fire. When they saw the pillar of fire and turned their heads, still they where not inspired to be so moved and remained seated as they were. After the witness stood with me and we uttered the words given unto us to speak, I turned away and knew, those persons that are not moved perfectly away, without hesitation, they (everyone around me in the dream) shall remain as they were, unbecoming, seated unto their destruction. I was shown and given the revelation experience of what the last generation truly is and there is no doubt that as in the day of Noah and Lot, what I saw and felt is what is now coming to pass. Have no doubt, this is the last generation and these are the very last years of it.
SOLAR ‘MINI-MAX’: Last month at the Space Weather Workshop in Boulder, Colorado, solar cycle expert Doug Biesecker of NOAA announced that “Solar Maximum is here, finally.” According to his analysis, the sunspot number for Solar Cycle 24 is near its peak right now. Spoiler: It’s not very impressive. “This solar cycle continues to rank among the weakest on record,” says Workshop attendee Ron Turner of Analytic Services, Inc. To illustrate the point, he plotted the smoothed sunspot number of Cycle 24 vs. the previous 23 cycles since 1755.
When the U.S. military “liberates” a nation, shouldn’t it result in more liberty, freedom and peace for the people living there? Instead, we find just the opposite. In fact, in every single case since 9/11, when the U.S. military has “liberated” a nation it has resulted in the persecution of Christians in that country becoming much worse. In areas where we spent hundreds of billions of dollars and where thousands of precious American lives were sacrificed, churches are regularly being bombed, Christians are being brutally beheaded, and laws have been passed to make it illegal for a Muslim to convert to Christianity. If we were not even able to provide the most basic of liberties and freedoms to the people living in those nations, what in the world did we actually accomplish by “liberating” them?
Just look at what has happened in Afghanistan. We have been at war in Afghanistan for more than a dozen years, and yet things are so bad for Christians in that country at this point that there is not a single church left…
In addition, the bank also wants to introduce a negative rate on bank deposits of -0.1 for the first time in its history. The ECB’s deposit rate is currently at zero, and a further cut would mean that banks would effectively have to pay a fee to park their money. Normally they would be paid interest to do so. Under the new punitive rate, if a bank were to deposit €100 million in a central bank account, the ECB would withhold €100,000..
PLAGUES & PESTILENCES: MERS Contagion – MERS Virus Spread To Third Person In The United States; Jumps From Human To Human; Netherlands Reports First Case; Saudi Arabia Records More MERS Deaths As WHO Calls For Countries To Improve Prevention Measures; And Expert Declares That Foreign Doctors, Nurses In Saudi Arabia Could Take MERS Global!.
DISASTER PRECURSORS: The Latest Incidents Of Strange Animal Behavior – Winterkill Strikes Grand Lake Near Duluth, Thousands Of Fish Found Dead; Rare, Mysterious Deep Sea Fish Washes Ashore Along North Carolina Coast; Massive Number Of Dead Fishes In New Jersey River; Monster Jellyfish Spotted On Beaches Of South West Wales; Locusts Form 1,000 Foot High “BUGNADO” Near Lisbon, Portugal; Rare Sturgeon Washes Up Along Connecticut River; Strange Deep Sea Fish Caught At Pamban, India; And One Quarter Of The U.S. Honeybee Population Died Over The Winter! [PHOTOS+VIDEOS].
After several days of extremely heavy rain over parts of Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Balkan Peninsula is experiencing its worst-ever flooding. Heavy rains started on Wednesday, May 14 and by Monday, May 19, all major rivers have burst their banks at some points. More than 45 people have lost their lives as waters submerged towns and swept away roads and bridges. Residents are describing the ongoing event as cataclysmic.
This was the heaviest rainfall and worst flooding in the region since measurements began (120 years ago) – the worst flooding in known history..
Wondering what Eastern Europe will blame its economic weakness on? No, not sanctions… but perhaps the second coming of Noah might slow things down a little. The overall death toll in the worst flooding in the Balkans has risen to at least 47 people. The images have to be seen to be believed.
Bosnia said Monday it was witnessing “the biggest exodus” since the 1990s war after the worst floods in a century inundated huge swathes of the Balkans, killing at least 47 people.
Muddy waters from the Sava River have submerged houses, churches, mosques and roads in Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia after record rainfall last week wreaked havoc across the region.
In Serbia, some 600,000 of its 7.2 million inhabitants were affected by “severe floods following the heaviest rains the Balkans have witnessed in 120 years,” the UN’s World Food Programme said in a statement.
“This is Armageddon, I can’t describe it otherwise,” Nedeljko Brankovic told AFP from Krupanj, a town in the southwestern Serbia. “Houses are literally washed away and landslides are everywhere.”
“It was like a tsunami,” said Suad Garanovic, resident of the Bosnian village of Topcic Polje, as he looked over his house, now drowned in mud.
“This is the second time I’ve fled my house. The first time was during the war. Now, just like then, I’ve lost everything,” said Nihad Smajlovic in a nearby hamlet.
MONUMENTAL EARTH CHANGES: The Great Balkan Deluge – Over 300 Landslides Hit Bosnia, Croatia And Serbia As Unprecedented And Catastrophic Rainfall Swamp The Balkan Region In The Worst Flooding Since Modern Records Began; At Least 25 Dead; THREE MONTHS Worth Of Rain Fell In JUST THREE DAYS! [PHOTOS+VIDEO]
Pentecost (Ancient Greek: Πεντηκοστή [ἡμέρα], Pentēkostē [hēmera], “the fiftieth [day]”) is the Greek name for the Feast of Weeks, a prominent feast in the calendar of ancient Israel celebrating the giving of the Law on Sinai. This feast is still celebrated in Judaism as Shavuot. Later, in the Christian liturgical year, it became a feast commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ (120 in all), as described in the Acts of the Apostles 2:1–31. For this reason, Pentecost is sometimes described by some Christians today as the “Birthday of the Church”.
Shavuot commemorates the anniversary of the day God gave the Torah to the entire nation of Israel assembled at Mount Sinai, although the association between the giving of the Torah (Matan Torah) and Shavuot is not explicit in the Biblical text. The holiday is one of the Shalosh Regalim, the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. It marks the conclusion of the Counting of the Omer, and its date is directly linked to that of Passover. The Torah mandates the seven-week Counting of the Omer, beginning on the second day of Passover, to be immediately followed by Shavuot. This counting of days and weeks is understood to express anticipation and desire for the giving of the Torah. On Passover, the people of Israel were freed from their enslavement to Pharaoh; on Shavuot they were given the Torah and became a nation committed to serving God. The word Shavuot means weeks, and the festival of Shavuot marks the completion of the seven-week counting period between Passover and Shavuot.
ON MAY 24th, EARTH WILL PLOW THROUGH A DENSE STREAM OF LINEAR’S DEBRIS. WE WILL CROSS OVER AN ACCUMULATION OF OVER 200 YEARS WORTH OF EJECTED DEBRIS, ALL AT ONCE. WHAT A DELUGE TWO CENTURIES’ WORTH OF COMET DEBRIS MIGHT BRING!
NOTE: MAY 24TH IS ALSO ASCENSION DAY, 40 DAYS AFTER PASSOVER’S BLOOD MOON TETRAD
As far as the tetrads are concerned, each period of four eclipses covers 532 days. From eclipse to eclipse it is usually 177 days. On April 1, 1969 another significant event occurred when Israel established the Jerusalem Quarter Development Company to rebuild war torn Jerusalem. This year it was the first Passover after the completion of the 1967-1968 tetrad. If we count the days from the start of the Six-Day-War until Passover of 1969, it will equal 666 days. April 1, 1969 was also significant as it was also 62 weeks of years (434 years) from the decree given by Suleiman the Magnificent in AD 1535 to rebuild Jerusalem. Seven more weeks of years (49 years) from 1969 until the last seven would mean 2017’s fall festivals may likely be the beginning of the 70th Week, if we are following a similar pattern of Daniel 9. So the tetrad of 1967-1968 and its 490 days seems to bear witness of this connection to the future 70th Week and completion of the 490 years.
There is then another day stemming from this Tabernacles eclipse of 2015. As we have seen 501 or 50,001 days come into play, we have also seen 33 and 333. What about 3,333? Is it possible to find another day of significance? If we count 3,333 days from the Tabernacles eclipse of September 28, 2015 we will arrive at November 11, 2024–the anniversary of the end of World War 1. This day comes 30 days after the Day of Atonement in 2024 and is therefore Day 1290, if 2024 is the ending year of Daniel’s 70th Week.
There is then a final number not on the below diagram. If we count the days from the 66th anniversary of the UN Partition Plan of 1947, we will find that it is 666 days between 2013’s anniversary until the Tabernacles eclipse of 2015. It can be counted also as 4,000 days until Day 1290 in 2024.
These are but a few examples of coincidences being found with regards to the Tetrads. Stay posted…
May 17, 2014 – ATLANTIC OCEAN – The marked slowdown in the past decade of the warm Atlantic Ocean currents that bring mild weather to northwestern Europe may be caused by natural variation and not anthropogenic climate change, as has been previously suggested.
The recent Electric Universe conference in Albuquerque New Mexico featured investigators from wide ranging disciplines, who had come to a common conclusion. The key to understanding so-called climate change is the electromagnetic connection between Earth and the Sun.
One of the most powerful of these voices is Piers Corbyn, who has received international acclaim for the accuracy of his long-range forecasts. Although we hear daily of a scientific consensus to the contrary, what does Piers make of mankind’s alleged role in affecting the climate on Earth?
Joseph J. Atick cased the floor of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington as if he owned the place. In a way, he did. He was one of the organizers of the event, a conference and trade show for the biometrics security industry. Perhaps more to the point, a number of the wares on display, like an airport face-scanning checkpoint, could trace their lineage to his work.
A physicist, Dr. Atick is one of the pioneer entrepreneurs of modern face recognition. Having helped advance the fundamental face-matching technology in the 1990s, he went into business and promoted the systems to government agencies looking to identify criminals or prevent identity fraud. “We saved lives,” he said during the conference in mid-March. “We have solved crimes.”
Thanks in part to his boosterism, the global business of biometrics — using people’s unique physiological characteristics, like their fingerprint ridges and facial features, to learn or confirm their identity — is booming. It generated an estimated $7.2 billion in 2012, according to reports by Frost & Sullivan.
Now an industry consultant, Dr. Atick finds himself in a delicate position. While promoting and profiting from an industry that he helped foster, he also feels compelled to caution against its unfettered proliferation. He isn’t so much concerned about government agencies that use face recognition openly for specific purposes — for example, the many state motor vehicle departments that scan drivers’ faces as a way to prevent license duplications and fraud. Rather, what troubles him is the potential exploitation of face recognition to identify ordinary and unwitting citizens as they go about their lives in public. Online, we are all tracked. But to Dr. Atick, the street remains a haven, and he frets that he may have abetted a technology that could upend the social order.
Face-matching today could enable mass surveillance, “basically robbing everyone of their anonymity,” he says, and inhibit people’s normal behavior outside their homes. Pointing to the intelligence documents made public by Edward J. Snowden, he adds that once companies amass consumers’ facial data, government agencies might obtain access to it, too.
To many in the biometrics industry, Dr. Atick’s warning seems Cassandra-like. Face recognition to them is no different from a car, a neutral technology whose advantages far outweigh the risks. The conveniences of biometrics seem self-evident: Your unique code automatically accompanies you everywhere. They envision a world where, instead of having to rely on losable ID cards or on a jumble of easily forgettable — not to mention hackable — passwords, you could unlock your smartphone or gain entry to banks, apartment complexes, parking garages and health clubs just by showing your face.
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Dr. Atick sees convenience in these kinds of uses as well. But he provides a cautionary counterexample to make his case. Just a few months back, he heard about NameTag, an app that, according to its news release, was available in an early form to people trying out Google Glass. Users had only to glance at a stranger and NameTag would instantly return a match complete with that stranger’s name, occupation and public Facebook profile information. “We are basically allowing our fellow citizens to surveil us,” Dr. Atick told me on the trade-show floor.
One of the biggest issues with killer robots is when a human is no longer in the loop. Who or what would have command and control over it? Would it be a sergeant, a manufacturer or some other government official? Who would face product liability if it commit crimes? Would the programmer of the robot be at fault?
For this week’s episode of “Unauthorized Disclosure, we’re joined by Mary Wareham of Human Rights Watch. Wareham is the advocacy director for the arms division of Human Rights Watch and spearheads a global coalition to ban killer robots. She was recently in Geneva for the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) meeting to discuss how countries should respond to the rise of this technology.
San Diego evangelical minister, James L. Garlow, says if history books are not distorted by today’s revisionistic tendencies, President Obama’s legacy should be that he’s responsible for “morally and economically destroying a wonderful experiment called America.”
In this two part video interview with Daily Caller, Pastor Garlow also says that President Obama’s Attorney General has brought the nation “legal anarchy.”
Rev. Franklin Graham, son of world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham, said that “true followers” of Jesus “cannot endorse same-sex marriage” regardless of what President Barack Obama, the Congress, the Supreme Court, or the media say about the issue, adding that marriage was “settled by God Himself” and cannot be modified by man.
“True followers of Jesus Christ, whose salvation is based entirely upon God’s Word, cannot endorse same-sex marriage, regardless of what our President, the Congress, the Supreme Court, the media or the latest Gallup poll says about the matter,” said Rev. Graham in his May 2014 column for Decision magazine.
The global masses are getting fed up with the bullshit system we are forced to live under, and rightly so. The key is that we must ensure that what comes next is better and not just another reactionary centralized system.
This story struck a particular chord with me considering my mother left Chile for the United States back in the early 70′s after Salvador Allende was elected President. She was able to instinctively see the writing on the wall, and got out ahead of the political chaos, military coup and dictatorship that followed.
Beyond my own person connection, I find this to be a very important story in that it further highlights the fact that the current war/civil unrest cycle is an interconnected global phenomenon. Since the parasitic Central Bank driven financial system is more or less entrenched in every country on earth, every country on earth is experiencing increased concentrations of wealth into the pockets of a handful of oligarchs. Meanwhile, those nations which heretofore had a middle class are finding that this entire socio-economic class is disappearing into the dustbin of history via a variety of methods, not the least of which is criminal quantities of student loans. These loans are pushing an entire generation into inescapable serfdom, while many university administrators are enriching themselves at their expense.
18 May 2014: Based on my extensive 18-month investigation, it is my professional conclusion that the Internet video known as Innocence of Muslims, the video allegedly responsible for Middle East violence and more importantly, the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi that resulted in the death of four Americans can be directly tied to a covert intelligence operation and operational assets of the U.S. Department of Justice. Additionally, the individuals and entities responsible for the Internet promotion of the video of that name can be traced not just to an intelligence operation contemporaneous to the attacks, but to previous events of historical significance and current relevance.
It is relevant to note that Stanley, Inc., based in Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a $164 million contract to print new U.S. passports in 2006. It is even more important to point out that two employees of Stanley, Inc., along with a third individual employed by another defense contractor identified as The Analysis Corporation, were identified as the perpetrators who breached the records of the U.S. passport office on three occasions in 2008 and “improperly accessed” the passport records of Barack Hussein Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. The breaches occurred on January 9, February 21 and March 14, 2008.
The IDF and the US military cooperated Sunday in a large drill simulating a multi-front missile attack on Israel by Gaza, Lebanon, Syria and Iran, Channel 2 reported Sunday.
During the exercise, about 1,000 American soldiers stationed in Israel joined more than 4,000 Israelis, to practice the protection of the State of Israel in a series of scenarios that simulate the firing of rockets and missiles from several arenas simultaneously: Gaza , Lebanon, Syria and Iran.
The death toll in Syria’s three-year conflict has climbed past 160,000, an activist group said Monday, a harrowing figure that reflects the relentless bloodletting in a civil war that appears no closer to being resolved.
The grim tally, however, only presents one facet of the tremendous suffering that Syrians have endured since the revolt against President Bashar Assad erupted in March 2011. The crisis has also uprooted some 6.5 million people from their homes, forced 2.7 million to flee the country, laid waste to cities and towns alike, and unleashed sectarian hatreds that have rippled across the region.
The government has presented Syria’s June 3 presidential election, which Assad is widely expected to win, as a means to end the conflict. The Syrian opposition and its Western allies have denounced the vote as a farce aimed solely at lending Assad a veneer of electoral legitimacy.
The Jordanian military is redeploying its forces along the Hashemite Kingdom’s lengthy border with Syria in light of the deteriorating security situation on the frontier, the London-based Arab-language newspaper Al-Hayat reported on Monday.
Last month, Jordanian state television reported that Jordan’s air force hit and destroyed military vehicles trying to cross from Syria.
A Jordanian security source said the targets appeared to have been Syrian rebels with machine guns mounted on civilian vehicles who were seeking refugee from fighting with government forces in southern Syria.
Earlier today, Putin did his usual “we are pulling our forces away from the Ukraine border” gambit (sure he is… and is replacing them with a massive airforce drill), and as usual the algos fell for it, after European stocks suddenly surged out of nowhere on the now quite generic bounce catalyst (Update: RASMUSSEN: NO SIGN OF RUSSIAN TROOP PULLBACK FROM NEAR UKRAINE – what a surprise), but what is shaping up as a far more dangerous escalation is what China is doing next to its border with Vietnam, where as reported previously protesters destroyed Chinese factories and killed Chinese civilians in retaliation over yet another maritime territorial spat. According to the Epoch Times, “troops, tanks, trucks, artillery, and armored personnel carriers of China’s military were seen heading to the Vietnamese border on May 16 and 17, according to photographs taken by by residents near the border.”
But fear not: the futures are actively monitoring this, and all other global geopolitical conflicts, and are absolutely confident the Fed will fix it should war break out. As usual, we wish algos the best of luck, because as ET summarizes, “China is currently involved in territorial conflicts with nearly all its neighbors.” Once again – what can possibly go wrong? Judging by the photos below, nothing at all.
A large number of People’s Liberation Army troops have been spotted heading towards the China-Vietnam border as tensions between the two countries continue to escalate, reports Hong Kong’s Sing Tao Daily.
Thousands of Chinese nationals living or on business in Vietnam have already fled the country amid anti-China riots, which were sparked by a tense standoff between Chinese and Vietnamese naval ships near a Chinese oil rig in disputed waters off the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on May 4.
China is stockpiling oil for its strategic petroleum reserve at a record pace, intervening on a scale large enough to send a powerful pulse through the world crude market.
The move comes as tensions mount in the South China Sea, and the West prepares possible oil sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Eastern Ukraine. Analysts believe China is quietly building up buffers against a possible spike in oil prices or disruptions in supply.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its latest monthly report that China imported 6.81m barrels a day in April, an all-time high. This is raising eyebrows since China’s economy has been slowing for months, with slump conditions in the steel industry and a sharp downturn in new construction.
Barely three years after the US/NATO bombing campaign against Libya that led to the overthrow and death of Muammar Gaddafi, violence and political upheaval has engulfed the north African nation as forces loyal to a renegade commander launched an assault on parliament in Tripoli on Sunday and renegade militias fought government soldiers and affiliated forces in a series of clashes across the country.
During Sunday’s attack on parliament, reports the Associated Press, “militia members backed by truck-mounted anti-aircraft guns, mortars and rocket fire raided the parliament building in the heart of Tripoli, sending lawmakers fleeing for their lives as gunmen ransacked the legislature.”
Led by General Khalifa Hifter Hifter—a long-time opponent of the Gaddafi regime who received support from the CIA and US government in the 1980’s and again in 2011—the militia forces opposed to the sitting interim government say their goal is to drive out the “Islamist elements” that remain central to the power of the ruling government.
Reports indicate Hifter’s forces have seized much of central Tripoli and declared a new governing council to rule in place of parliament.
Armed gunmen loyal to rogue General Khalifa Haftar attacked Libya’s parliament on Sunday, announcing its suspension. Forces loyal to Haftar claim to be purging the nation of Islamist militias while authorities accuse them of staging a coup.
Two people were killed and 55 others injured in the clashes in Tripoli’s city center following the attack on parliament, Reuters quoted the country’s justice minister, Saleh Mergani, as saying. The minister also called on all parties to put down their weapons and begin dialogue, according to his televised news conference.
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the health ministry said up to 66 people were wounded in the fighting.
A Libyan colonel loyal to Haftar denied the move was a coup and stated that parliament has no legitimacy and should hand over power to the 60-member body that was recently elected to rewrite Libya’s constitution.
With Russia amassing troops on the border with Ukraine, China doing the same with Vietnam, the already volatile situation in Libya and Syria imploding with every passing day, the only geopolitical variable that was missing was a martial law and/or sovereign coup. Moments ago Thailand just declares the former and while the latter is still absent it too is likely just a moment of time. AP reports that “Thailand’s army has declared martial law after six months of anti-government protests and political crisis, Associated Press said on Tuesday, citing an army statement issued in Bangkok.” In other words, after not sternly not taking sides in the near civil war situation in Thailand for the longest time, the army finally picked a side: its own.
Missing Flight MH370 did not crash and its current whereabouts may be know to the Central Intelligence Agency and the Boeing aircraft company, Malaysia’s influential former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has claimed.
Dr Mahathir said the plane could have been switched onto autopilot remotely by the CIA if it had been hijacked.
‘Remotely by radio or satellite links by government agencies like the Central Intelligence Agency, if terrorists attempt to gain control of the flight deck,’ he wrote in an entry entitled ‘What goes up must come down’ on his blog, chedet.
Seems like a great time to BTFATH in US equities – oh wait… what could possibly go wrong?
But don’t worry – Fitch has insane reassuring words for bond holders…
*FITCH SAYS THAI MARTIAL LAW NOT IN ITSELF NEGATIVE FOR RATINGS
*FITCH: RETURN TO FUNCTIONING GOVT MAY HELP RESTORE CONFIDENCE
*FITCH: AVERTING `BLOODY POLITCAL DISORDER’ KEY TO THAI RATINGS
‘Airplanes don’t just disappear,’ he said. ‘Certainly not these days with all the powerful communication systems, radio and satellite tracking and filmless cameras which operate almost indefinitely and possess huge storage capacities.’
‘The plane is somewhere, maybe without MAS [Malaysia Airlines] markings,’ he said, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
‘It is a waste of time and money to look for debris or oil slick or to listen for pings from the black box.
“For some reason, the media will not print anything that involves Boeing or the CIA,’ he said.
Dr Mahathir, 88, who was Malaysia’s prime minister between 1981 and 2003, said the missing flight’s communication system ‘must have been disabled’.
‘Or else the flight of MH370 would have been tracked by satellites which normally provide data on all commercial flights, inclusive of data on location, kind of aircraft, flight number, departure airport and destination.
‘But the data seems unavailable. The plane just disappeared seemingly from all screens.
‘MH370 is a Boeing 777 aircraft. It was built and equipped by Boeing.
‘All the communications and GPS equipment must have been installed by Boeing. If they failed or have been disabled Boeing must know how it can be done.
‘Surely Boeing would ensure that they cannot be easily disabled as they are vital to the safety and operation of the plane.’
MI5 faces claims that it has been complicit in torture as recently as this February, after a former British resident told how he was beaten by Egyptian security forces working closely with the UK.
wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? buy us and our land for bread, and we and our land will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land be not desolate. 20 And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine prevailed over them: so the land became Pharaoh’s. 21 And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof. 22 Only the land of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they sold not their lands. 23 Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow the land. 24 And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones. 25 And they said, Thou hast saved our lives: let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh’s servants. 26 And Joseph made it a law over the land of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth part; except the land of the priests only, which became not Pharaoh’s.
As part of an effort to shore up defenses on its eastern flank, NATO is conducting large-scale war games in Estonia involving some 6,000 troops from nine alliance nations.
Steadfast Javelin 1, which commenced on Friday and will continue through the week, is based on a fictitious scenario in which Allied forces repel an attack on Estonia, according to NATO.
Participating units include infantry and reconnaissance forces, engineers, fighter jets as well as anti-aircraft teams and a cybersecurity team. The exercise comes during widespread unrest in Ukraine and renewed concerns over a more militarily assertive Russia, which the West has accused of fomenting tensions in the region.
“It is my great privilege to assume command of the forces participating in Exercise Steadfast Javelin 1 today,” General Hans-Lothar Domröse, commander of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum, said in a news release. “There is no doubt the Alliance is strong and NATO’s resolve to assure its members of the ongoing utility of the Washington Treaty remains central to our actions.”
Troops in the exercise come from Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Britain and the United States. Germany was not listed as a participating nation.
In 1967 British astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell was left stunned by mysterious pulsing signals she detected coming from outside the solar system.
For months she suggested the signals could be of an extraterrestrial intelligent origin, but they were later proven to be rapidly spinning stars known as pulsars.
However, a new series of mysterious signals, known as Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), has again got astronomers scratching their heads and wondering if, maybe, we’re picking up alien messages.