62414 Gleaning Quicker Than Faster Here It Comes
The sooner that you understand that the banksters want you in debt servitude, the sooner everything else will make sense.
June 24, 2014 – POLICE STATE – Welcome to a world where everything you do is scrutinized, collected, stored, and analyzed.
Many cities around the globe have tried in recent years to collect enormous piles of “big data” in order to better understand their people and surroundings, but scientists say Chicago’s project to create a permanent data collection infrastructure is unusual.
Data-hungry researchers are unabashedly enthusiastic about the project, but some experts said that the system’s flexibility and planned partnerships with industry beg to be closely monitored. Questions include whether the sensors are gathering too much personal information about people who may be passing by without giving a second thought to the amount of data that their movements — and the signals from their smartphones — may be giving off.
The first sensor could be in place by mid-July. Researchers hope to start with sensors at eight Michigan Avenue intersections, followed by dozens more around the Loop by year’s end and hundreds more across the city in years to come as the project expands into neighborhoods, Catlett said.
“Our intention is to understand cities better,” Catlett said. “Part of the goal is to make these things essentially a public utility.”
The plans mirrored leaked documents out of the UK Home Office three years prior, which revealed that authorities in the UK were working on proposals to fit lamp posts with CCTV cameras that would X-ray scan passers-by and “undress them” in order to “trap terror suspects”. – Info Wars.
New technology could help doctors to diagnose rare genetic disorders through face-recognition software similar to that used in modern handheld cameras.
Between 30 and 40 per cent of genetic disorders – including Down’s syndrome and the rare Angelman syndrome – involve some kind of change to the face or skull.
The new software is based on studies of thousands of pictures of previously diagnosed patients, and is able to “learn” what facial features to look for and which to ignore when suggesting a diagnosis.
It will also be able to group together patients with unknown disorders who have similar facial features and skull structures – potentially enabling doctors to identify new disorders, and the DNA variations that cause them.
The software has been developed at Oxford University, in a successful collaboration between medical researchers and the university’s Department of Engineering Science.
Using the latest in computer vision technology, the software will “learn” from a growing bank of patient photographs from public and clinical databases. So far, the database extends to nearly 3,000 patients.
BIG BROTHER NOW: The Rise Of Global Police State – Seattle Woman Sees Drone Peeping Into Her Apartment Window; Chicago Lamp Posts To Be Fitted With Data-Collection Sensors; Police Departments To Get X-Ray Scanner For Vehicle Inspections & “Public Safety”; Facial Recognition Technology Used To Spot Genetic Disorders!
So fasten your seat belts for some Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom style shocking footage and see how the ‘peace loving’ Sufi Muslims are really satan worshippers and journey with us as if you are Indiana Jones who just discovered a Hindu Thuggee style worship service in progress witnessing for the first time the shamanistic and demonic nature of Sufi Muslims worldwide and how they are transformed into soulless and pain free killing machines. First lets introduce how in Turkey, the land of Antichrist, Muslim Sufis turn into brainwashed zombies:.
The Sufi Muslims who comprise one-fifth of the Muslim world, are touted in the West as the most peaceful Muslims in the world. But the West is in need for some serious shock therapy to see what is coming in the pipeline regarding the soul prepping of the armies and mass multitudes of the Antichrist, making themselves ready for the coming Sign (the Mahdi) and the Caliphate of end-times (start 3:00):
A leading adviser at the Department of Homeland Security has jumped from the frying pan into the fire, following up comments about the Constitution being “Islamically compliant” with an even more head-turning tweet — that America is an Islamic country. In October, adviser Mohamed Elibiary sent out a Twitter message that said, “Yes, I do consider the United States of America an Islamic country with an Islamically compliant constitution. Move on!”
The tweet generated hundreds of retweets and comments. But, as Breitbart reported, Mr. Elibiary hasn’t backed off his assessment of America.
In a tweet over the weekend, he responded to another writer with this clarification, and doubling down of his earlier comments, Breitbart found: “I said America was an Islamic country not a Muslim country. Pls study up on the difference before attacking me.”
Breitbart also reported that the tweet seemed to have disappeared from Mr. Elibiary’s Twitter feed. And he still hasn’t
Mr. Jasser also went on to say in Breitbart that “Islamism is incompatible with liberty and is a supremacist doctrine for which he deceptively argues is Islam the faith.”
And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.
And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.
16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
The adolescent-looking “Kodomoroid” — an amalgamation of the Japanese word “kodomo” (child) and “android” — delivered news of an earthquake and an FBI raid to amazed reporters in Tokyo.
She even poked fun at her creator, telling leading robotics professor Hiroshi Ishiguro: “You’re starting to look like a robot!”
Pressed by a congressman, Tuesday, Ferriero would not state that the IRS broke the law. He would only say that the agency didn’t “follow” the law.
The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of records belonging to a senior IRS executive, the nation’s top archivist told Congress Tuesday.
“Any agency is required to notify us when they realize they have a problem,”
^^^During a second term election cycle they didn’t ”follow the law”, LMAO. So, um, instead of going to court to convict the guilty bastards, and have them executed by their own standard(s), it’s now OK to Patriot Act NDAA torture and kill that evil 666 bastards at will ”now”. Lol, uuuuunbelievable.
Records of dead veterans were changed or physically altered, some even in recent weeks, to hide how many people died while waiting for care at the Phoenix VA hospital, a whistle-blower told CNN in stunning revelations that point to a new coverup in the ongoing VA scandal.
“Deceased” notes on files were removed to make statistics look better, so veterans would not be counted as having died while waiting for care, Pauline DeWenter said
“I thought that was a saving grace,” DeWenter said. “I thought, ‘Okay, this is it. This is gonna be all over,’ you know? Then it wasn’t. And we were waiting, and waiting, and waiting, and waiting. And nothing ever happened… Nothing. We didn’t hear anything. The leadership (in Phoenix) was telling us, ‘Oh, we passed everything. We’re not doing anything wrong.’ And I’m like, ‘We’re not doing anything wrong? But people are still dying?’”
DeWenter said they were giving up hope and decided for Foote to contact the media.
DeWenter said until now she was simply too scared to come forward. And she is still scared.
“My life will change after this comes out. I will have people at work who are not going to like me because of what I’ve done. And I’ll have other people at work who will say thank you for doing what you’ve done.”
DeWenter believes her information on what she says is an ongoing coverup at the Phoenix VA is in the hands of the FBI.
^^^Oh yeah, the ”FBI” is going to ”prevent the soft murdering of veterans” yeeeah riiiight, never going to happen.
Crudely put, it is three times more difficult to finance a current-account deficit, now that capital flows are one third their pre-crisis levels.
This helps to explain the Euro. The Euro area is a current account surplus area. The United States is a current-account deficit area. The interest rate differential argues for a weaker Euro. The current account position argues for a stronger Euro. These two forces battle it out in the foreign exchange markets, and the result is less Euro weakness than many had expected.
This new model for foreign exchange has implications that reach far beyond the errors of Euro/dollar forecasting. Reduced capital flows means reduced capital inflows into Asian markets — something that has already slowed the pace of foreign exchange reserve accumulation. Reduced capital flow may mean a less efficient global allocation of capital resources. Global capital flows have been hidden from the headlines, but the collapse of globalization may turn out to be one of the most important economic changes of the past decade.
Well that didn’t last long. While it is Tuesday, it appears the modest bid for the 2Y bond auction was enough to spark a slew of worrying sell orders through the equity and JPY-carry markets…
See the event triggers for the machines…
What goes up….
Attorney Ellen Brown argues, in the Asia Times, that Libya, like Iraq, under Saddam Hussein, challenged the supremacy of the dollar and the Western banks. The banksters once announced the plan to take out seven countries who are coincidentally outside of central banking influence: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Iran. On the periphery of this enemies list is also Venezuela, Cuba and North Korea.
Isn’t that interesting that the Axis of Evil nations, as we call them, have one thing in common. In the context of banking, one fact that sticks out is that none of them is listed among the 56 member banks of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). This puts them outside the long regulatory arm of the central bankers’ central bankers bank located in Switzerland. To some degree, the avoidance of being a debt slave to the central banksters is not permitted and such violators risk having the full force of the US military and NATO being brought down upon them to enforce the “right” for the central bankers to impose involuntary servitude in deference to their holy order.
Lincoln attempted to use Greenbacks as currency and was shot in the head.
JFK printed “C-notes” which would have eventually debased the Federal Reserve Dollar and he was also shot in the head.
Understand I am NOT comparing anyone to Hitler or the Nazis when I say this, but making the point that when madmen threatens to annihilate a group of people, the world should take note and make the appropriate preparations to deal with the possibility that the madmen will carry through their threats, especially those that have already proven how brutal they are.
According to multiple reports, the group ISIS, which stands for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, claim to have access to nuclear weapons and are threatening to a nuclear strike on Israel.
In a purely symbolic but still unsettling move, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the minute hand on its Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight. On the 60-year-old Doomsday Clock, midnight is nuclear destruction, the end of life as we know it
The closest the clock has ever been to midnight is 11:58 p.m., which was in 1953, the year both the United States and Russia tested hydrogen bombs. Hydrogen bombs are more powerful than the atomic bombs developed by the Manhattan Project physicists.
The latest move puts us at 11:55 p.m.
WIPP Expert: “Very likely” multiple nuclear waste drums exploded, risk of more occurring; It was clearly something major… signs of fire at container holding over 500 billion Bq of Plutonium and Americium — Nuclear Engineer: “This is a huge dirty bomb” (VIDEO)
Chris Harris, former licensed Senior Reactor Operator and engineer, June 19, 2014 (at 33:45 in): I do believe the part about it being a hydrogen explosion [at WIPP]– due to the decomposition of the green kitty litter — that causes a whole bunch of problems, and one of them is that this is a huge dirty bomb.
June 24, 2014 – RUSSIA – Russian strategic air forces fired six new, precision-strike cruise missiles in test launches Friday amid new tensions between Moscow and the West over the crisis in Ukraine.
Russia’s Defense Ministry announced Friday that the missile firings took place during exercises involving eight Tu-95 Bear bombers—the same type of strategic bomber recently intercepted 50 miles off the California coast by U.S. jets.
Russian bombers, meanwhile, continued saber-rattling air defense zone incursions against Canada’s arctic and in Europe over the Baltic Sea.
On Monday, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu announced that Russian military forces had launched a large-scale “surprise” readiness exercise that was ordered by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Obama discussed the Ukraine crisis with Putin by phone on Monday and urged the Russian leader and separatist rebels to implement a peace plan proposed by the Ukrainian government.
“The president called upon President Putin to press the separatists to recognize and abide by the ceasefire and to halt the flow of weapons and materiel across its border into Ukraine,” the White House said in a statement.
Russia also announced last week it will deploy Tu-160 strategic bombers to neighboring Belarus, a key Moscow ally, for a military celebration.
The new cruise missile was not further identified by the ministry statement, other than being described as a “new, high-precision” guided cruise missile.
Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, said the recent testing of Russia’s newest air-launched cruise missile is part of a pattern of nuclear saber rattling by Moscow.
While the dangers of spillover from the ISIL success and the growing regional instability are serious, they aren’t the main threats, said Gerald Steinberg, a political science professor at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan. “An American-Iranian alliance against ISIL, as long as Iran pursues nuclear weapons, is perceived as far more dangerous.”
Iran is moving to finalize plans with Russia to build at least two more nuclear power plants on the Islamic Republic’s southern Gulf shores, AFP reported on Monday, citing Iranian media reports.
The announcement came as Russia’s Rosatom deputy chief Nikolai Spassky arrived in Tehran for a two-day visit during which he will meet senior nuclear officials.
Spassky will also meet Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, a senior negotiator in talks with world powers on Iran’s nuclear ambitions, the official IRNA news agency reported.
As we noted moments ago, the “old” VIX just hit record lows (and with the “new” one is just shy of single digits, it is hardly an indicator of imminent panic). Surely complacency rules, sentiment which is confirmed by looking at such indicators as intraday trading ranges and (even more) evaporating volumes, not to mention a Fed which explicitly is now involved in market “valuation” exercises following Yellen’s statement that the market appears fairly valued (she will surely advise when it is no longer fairly valued).
So is it smooth sailing ahead, with the market firmly under the control of the Fed?
For one possible answer we refer to the latest note by FBN’s JC O’Hara who looks at a different “fear” index, namely the Credit Suisse Fear Barometer. He finds that, at 37%, it has never been higher.
So, has the global coordinated credit bubble burst? Judging by stocks, which just traded at their all time highs, ironically based on housing data from the West (as we just reported) not yet. As for the wealthiest buyers of homes, usually the best leading indicator of easy financial conditions: they appear to be quietly putting up for sales signs in front of their bay area mansions.
Having learned last week that the world’s central banks are their sovereign wealth proxies have secretly pumped over $29 trillion into markets in the last few years, it is not entirely surprising to hear from one of the largest – Norway $888 billion oil fund – that it is buying stocks with bond hands and feet. As The Financial Times reports, Yngve Slyngstad, chief executive of Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, is hiring aggressively to manage its real estate portfolio and while the oil fund already owns 2.5% of every listed European company on average, it plans to go above 5%. Phew, bagholder found….
So there it is – the marginal buyer of property and stocks around the world (most especially Europe) is none other than the high-price-of-oil beneficiary Norway sovereign wealth fund..<—HELLooooow 666ers
June 24, 2014 – NORWAY – The northern Norwegian city of Tromso experienced a freak summer snowfall on Monday after freezing wind from the North Pole saw temperatures plummet.
It was the first time since records began that the city had seen snowfall in June. Local meteorologist Trond Lien said that sleet and snow showers hit the city on Monday night, and there has even been some snow lying on the ground. He said that the situation was “very rare”, noting that it must have been a long time since it snowed on 16 June. He added that he had found records showing that Tromso had experienced snowfall in July, but he could find nothing to indicate snow in June.
June 24, 2014 – NORWAY – A succession of rare ‘mini tornadoes’ have drawn crowds in the city of Arendal as they circled dramatically above the Skagerrak strait between Norway and Denmark.
“It didn’t take too many seconds before everyone at the Institute was down at the balcony or on the dock taking pictures,” he said. “It lasted for about 20 or 30 minutes, and there were at least four different tornadoes.”
State Meteorologist Arild Mentzoni told Norway’s NRK channel that the phenomenon, which involves a spinning mass of air sucking water off the surface of the sea, was not unheard of in Norway.
“It rotates so powerfully that it pulls in the water surrounding it,” he told the channel. “It is not unusual that we have what we call a waterspout, but they are not often as strong as it appears in these photos.”
In this environment it may ultimately pay to be a speculator rather than an investor. Speculators wait for opportunities to make money on price moves. They do not look for “income” or “yield” but for changes in prices, and some of the more interesting price swings may soon potentially come on the downside, I believe. As they are not beholden to the need for steady income, speculators should also find it easier to be patient. They should know that their capital cannot be employed profitably at all times. They are happy (or should be happy) to sit on cash for a long while, and maybe let even some of the suckers’ rally pass them by. But when the right opportunities come along they hope to be nimble and astute enough to capture them. This is what macro hedge funds, prop traders and commodity trading advisers traditionally try to do.
Their moment may come again..
The idea that DNA from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is broken down in the digestive tract and rendered innocuous, a common industry claim, is patently false.
A recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE found that large, meal-derived DNA fragments from GMOs are fully capable of transferring their genes directly into the bloodstream, deconstructing the myth that transgenic foods act on the body in the same way as natural foods.
A combined analysis of four other independent studies involving more than 1,000 human samples and a team of researchers from universities in Hungary, Denmark and the U.S. looked at the assimilation process for GMOs as they are currently consumed throughout the world. This includes derivatives of GM crops such as high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) from GM corn, for instance, and soy protein from GM soybeans, as well as meat derived from animals fed a GM-based diet.
After looking at the data on how the human body processes these and other forms of GMOs, the team discovered that DNA from GMOs is not completely broken down by the body during the digestion process. What would normally be degraded into smaller constituents like amino acids and nucleic acids was found to remain whole.
Not only this, but these larger DNA fragments were found to pass directly into the circulatory system, sometimes at a level higher than actual human DNA.
None of this is really all that surprising, of course, as the biological activities behind how GMOs are processed by the human body have never been legitimately studied. Biotechnology companies have always just claimed that GMOs are the same as real food, without any evidence to back this up, and this has been enough for the government to keep them on the market for nearly 20 years.
“One small mutation in a human being can determine so much, the point is when you move a gene, one gene, one tiny gene out of an organism into a different one you completely change its context,” said David Suzuki, co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. “There is no way to predict how it’s going to behave and what the outcome will be.”.
The World Genographic Project has been testing haplogroups (a group which relates to our deep ancestry) and has recently discovered that during the time of Noah’s flood a small group of extremely unusual DNA was introduced into the population. Geneticists have named it, Haplogroup I1.
I believe this could be the DNA proof that fallen angels had sex with humans spoken of in the book of Genesis 6:4, “The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown..”
The mosquito-borne disease is sweeping through the tropics, inflicting its victims with arthritis-like symptoms — chronic joint pain. The disease is like Dengue fever, causing fever, rash and nausea. The symptoms of chikungunya can last for months or years..
Evil Google is moving quickly to establish a foothold in your home: After acquiring Nest Labs and its smart thermostat and smoke detector, Google is now acquiring Dropcam — a startup that makes cloud-based security cameras for your home — for $555 million in cash. Dropcam has never announced its sales figures, but its cameras have routinely been top-sellers on Amazon since their launch in 2012. The question now, of course, is whether people will be comfortable giving Google a potential pervasive peephole into their homes, rather than a small, innocuous startup taking a gander.
Dropcam sells two cameras — the Dropcam for $150 and Dropcam Pro for $200 — that both constantly upload a video feed to the cloud. For $100 per year, Dropcam stores the last seven days of footage in the cloud for you to peruse at any time; for $300 per year, the last 30 days are stored. The playback is through a rather neat web interface, so you can check the footage from almost any device. You can also watch live. As you can see on the Dropcam demo website, these cameras capture at high resolution and 30 fps; this isn’t some grainy, time-lapse thing.
The U.S. Supreme Court was intended to be an institution established to intervene and protect the people against the government and its agents when they overstep their bounds. Yet as I point out in my book A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, Americans can no longer rely on the courts to mete out justice. In the police state being erected around us, the police and other government agents can probe, poke, pinch, taser, search, seize, strip and generally manhandle anyone they see fit in almost any circumstance, all with the general blessing of the courts.
Whether it’s police officers breaking through people’s front doors and shooting them dead in their homes or strip searching innocent motorists on the side of the road, these instances of abuse are continually validated by a judicial system that kowtows to virtually every police demand, no matter how unjust, no matter how in opposition to the Constitution.
These are the hallmarks of the emerging American police state: where police officers, no longer mere servants of the people entrusted with keeping the peace, are part of an elite ruling class dependent on keeping the masses corralled, under control, and treated like suspects and enemies rather than citizens.
Keep in mind that in former regimes such as Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, the complicity of the courts was the final piece to fall into place before the totalitarian beast stepped out of the shadows and into the light. If history is a guide, then the future that awaits us is truly frightening.
Time, as they say, grows short.
In a stunning admission under questioning from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, Koskinen divulged that the IRS made no effort to recover Lerner’s email archive from the six month backups after her initial computer problems in June of 2011.
Koskinen had informed the committee that emails were not backed-up on a server, but on a tape that recorded emails for only six months.
So, Chaffetz simply asked, “When Lois Lerner figured out on June 13th (2011) that her computer crashed, and there have been emails showing that she was going to great lengths to try to get that recovered, why didn’t they just go to that six month tape?”
“Because that six month tape is a disaster recovery tape that has all of the emails on it and is a very complicated tape to actually extract emails for, but I have not seen any emails to explain why they didn’t do it, so it would be difficult, but I don’t know why,” replied the IRS boss.
“Did anybody try?” asked Chaffetz.
“I have no idea or indication that they did,” admitted Koskinen.
An incredulous Chaffetz then recounted, “So you have multiple emails showing she was trying to recover this, it’s the testimony of the IRS that they were trying desperately, in fact you got a forensic team to try to extract this, you went to great lengths, you made a big point over the last week about all the efforts you’re going through, but they were backed up on tape, and you didn’t do it?”
“As far as I know they did not,” the head of the IRS.
But back to the conspiracy theory and “They Live.” Does the government want you to obey and consume? Remember, George Bush said one of the best ways we could show the terrorists that the 9/11 attacks didn’t destroy our spirit was to get out there and spend money. The government and businesses go hand-in-hand, and not simply in order to maintain mutually-beneficial relationships.
Frank Pasquale argues at Balkinization that one reason the government views anti-consumerist behavior as a threat is because it also hurts the government’s bottom line.
Just hours after we noted Bloomberg’s story of Germany’s decision to halt its repatriation of gold from the NY Fed, the gentleman at the center of the story, who Bloomberg quoted as saying his ‘Repatriate Our Gold’ campaign was “on hold” – Peter Boehringer – has come out swinging… The Bloomberg story is “a ‘non-news’ article with a wrong headline, strange interviewees, old news, and with a clearly apologetic ideological approach.” and that’s just the start…
Summary: a “non-news” article with a wrong headline, strange interviewees, old news, and with a clearly apologetic ideological approach: the main purpose seems to be NOT to give space to the myriad of unanswered and extremely relevant questions BuBa and the Fed have been refusing to answer for decades..
As for the “imminent” information, Greenwald said some of the people named are engaged in politics and government.
“You will definitely recognize some of these names and some of these people,” he said, adding that they are people engaged in political activism that’s controversial.
The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% – ex CIA spy
The man who trained more than 66 countries in open source methods calls for re-invention of intelligence to re-engineer Earth.
Last month, Steele presented a startling paper at the Libtech conference in New York, sponsored by the Internet Society and Reclaim. Drawing on principles set out in his latest book, The Open-Source Everything Manifesto: Transparency, Truth and Trust, he told the audience that all the major preconditions for revolution – set out in his 1976 graduate thesis – were now present in the United States and Britain.
The White House would have us believe that the massive flood of immigrants on our southern border was a surprise that no one could have predicted.
But a government contract posted in January of 2014 by the Department of Homeland Security tells a shockingly different story. According to the FedBizOpps.gov web site the government was seeking personnel who could provide escort services for “Unaccompanied Alien Children” in anticipation of an event that would leave up to 65,000 minors on our southern border without their parents or guardians.
INFRASTRUCTURE & SOCIETAL COLLAPSE: Doctors Are Warning Of A Looming Health Crisis In The United States Due To Flood Of Young Illegal Immigrants – “Cases From South Of the U.S. Border Can Be Very Resistant To Medications”!
June 24, 2014 – UNITED STATES – Many of the thousands of illegal immigrant children and teens crossing the United States border are carrying deadly contagious diseases that could easily create a major health crisis in this country, doctors say.
In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Dr. Jane Orient, an internal medicine specialist and the Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), said that by admitting these huge groups of children who come from countries where medical screenings are minimal and hygiene is poor, the United States is at risk for epidemics of serious diseases and viruses that the nation has not seen in years.
“Tuberculosis (TB) is the single most dangerous disease because it is highly contagious and can be easily picked up at the mall, at a school, or on the bus,” Orient told Breitbart News. “Cases coming from south of the U.S. border can be very resistant to medications. They don’t respond to traditional antibiotics, and the few drugs they may respond to are often toxic, with lots of side effects.”
“Legal immigrants have always been required to undergo health screenings,” Orient continued, “but these kids coming have no medical screenings and no vaccine records. They’re likely coming here with a number of infectious diseases that will spread like wildfire.”
Writing at The Monitor on Friday, Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet, a physician with practices in both Tucson and Dallas, agreed with Orient. She noted that the “invisible travelers” coming across the U.S. border, in addition to TB and measles, include hepatitis, malaria, Chagas disease – a parasitic infection – and dengue fever.
“A public health crisis, the likes of which I have not seen in my lifetime, is looming,” Vliet stated.
Just when you thought it was safe to leave your shelter and buy a car, buy a home, buy some Caterpillar trucks, and buy a Starbucks; NOAA reports the globe just experienced the hottest May on record… With El Nino looming, we can only imagine the excuses of ‘extreme weather’ that will rear its ugly head once again in Q2 earnings… though of course all this will be fixed in Q3?
DISASTER PRECURSORS: The Latest Incidents Of Strange Animal Behavior And Warnings From Mother Nature – “Catastrophic” Starfish Die-Off Affecting 20 Species And Getting Worse Along Both Coasts Of America; Dead Humpback Whale Washes Up Near Maldives Island; And Great White Shark Attacks New Jersey Fishing Boat! [PHOTOS+VIDEO]
CBS/New York Times poll asked if the costs of the Iraq invasion, including monetary and loss of American lives, were worth it. A record 75 percent of those surveyed said that it wasn’t worth the costs, up from 67 percent in November 2011 (just before the final withdrawal of US troops) and 45 percent in August 2003, five months after the invasion began.
“Our 2003 invasion of Iraq should be a warning that military force sometimes transforms a genuine problem into something worse. The war claimed 4,500 American lives and, according to a mortality study published in a peer-reviewed American journal, 500,000 Iraqi lives,” Nicholas Kristoff wrote in a New York Times op-ed. “Linda Bilmes, a Harvard expert in public finance, tells me that her latest estimate is that the total cost to the United States of the Iraq war will be $4 trillion.”
The survey released Monday found that 63 percent of Republicans and 79 percent each of independents and Democrats didn’t think the war was worth the cost.
Sunni rebels in Iraq say they have fully captured the country’s main oil refinery at Baiji, north of Baghdad.
The refinery had been under siege for 10 days with the militant offensive being repulsed several times.
Members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are claiming on jihadist websites that the group is preparing an operation in which more than 15,000 of its militants will storm into Jordan, WND has found.
The claims were made on Arabic jihadist websites in which the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is known to be active.
The world’s sovereign debt crises started in Dubai so it would be somewhat ironic if the central planners’ bubble would start to crack first in this construction-bubbler-prone state…
Long before there was a Greece (and its existential threat to world order), there was Dubai’s sovereign crisis in 2009 with Nakheel; and Dubai World (the floating islands) faced with massive debt loads and interconnectedness were bailed out. Since then it’s been nothing but ponies and unicorns… until now. The debt is all still there (and the interconnectedness)… and despite the mirage of wealth creation that equity’s massive rally has created, the drop in Dubai’s stock market we noted yesterday turned into a rout overnight as it dropped a further 8% as one of the countries largest companies (Arabtec – Dubai’s largest builder) plunged after high-level executive dismissals.
“This is indiscriminate selling,” Ramez Merhi, director of asset management at Dubai-based Al Masah Capital, said by e-mail. “The markets took the stairway up, and an elevator down.”.
Russia and Austria have agreed on a joint company to construct the Austrian arm of the $45 billion South Stream gas pipeline project, which is expected to deliver 32 billion cubic meters of Russian gas to the country, bypassing Ukraine.
The head of the Russian Duma’s International Affairs Committee, Aleksey Puskhov, wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that “Ukraine is in a long-term phase of unpredictability. Thus, South Stream is the only guarantee of uninterrupted gas supply to Europe.”
Putin, earlier today, merely cemented the reality that it is not so much about who controls the energy transit pipelines, but whose influence controls Europe: America’s or Russia’s. “The US opposes the Russian South Stream gas pipeline project because it wants to supply gas to Europe itself, President Putin said on Tuesday. He called the situation an “ordinary competitive struggle.”
“They do everything to disrupt this contract. There is nothing unusual here. This is an ordinary competitive struggle. In the course of this competition, political tools are also being used,” the Russian president said after holding talks with his Austrian counterpart, President Heinz Fischer, in Vienna.
“We are in talks with our contract partners, not with third parties. That our US friends are unhappy about South Stream, well, they were unhappy in 1962 too, when the gas-for-pipes project with Germany was beginning. Now they are unhappy too, nothing has changed, except the fact that they want to supply to the European market themselves,” Putin stated.
Should this happen, American gas “will not be cheaper than Russian gas – pipe gas is always cheaper than liquefied gas,” Putin stressed.
In other words, one short month after Putin concluded the Holy Grail deal with Beijing, he not only managed to formalize his conquest of Europe’s energy needs with yet another pipeline, one which completely bypasses Ukraine (for numerous reasons but mostly one: call it a Plan B), but scored a massive political victory by creating a fissure in the heart of the Eurozone, after Austria openly defied its European peers and sided with Putin.
Needless to say, the European Commission is furious, and is digging in its heels saying South Stream does not comply with EU competition law because it offers no access to third parties. South Stream also, as noted above, counters the EU’s policy of diversifying supply sources to reduce dependence on Russia.
But OMV CEO Gerhard Roiss, in a stunning moment of realpolitik clarity and admission that when it comes to the energy future of Europe, Putin is more important than Mario Draghi, told a news conference after the signing: “Europe needs Russian gas. Europe will need more Russian gas in future because European gas production is falling … I think the European Union understands this, too.”
Of course, they do. The only issue is they don’t want to admit it because doing so seals Europea’s fate as a vassal energy state of Russia. As for Europe’s pipedream, pardon the pun, alternative of receiving LNG from the US, it was none other than Cnehiere CEO Charif Souki who said in April, when asked if Cheniere’s terminal could rescue eastern European countries from their dependence on Russia, that “It’s flattering to be talked about like this, but it’s all nonsense. It’s so much nonsense that I can’t believe anybody really believes it.”
They don’t, but it’s all politics. And in politics it is all about wielding power, or submitting to it. Austria did the latter today, and by defecting on its European peers, it may have started a process that leads to the splintering of the Eurozone itself, with none other than Vladimir Putin once again pulling the strings.
So congratulations to Putin: today he merely further cemented his status as Europe’s default energy provider. But not only that. As Reuters noted some politicians have warned that Putin may try to exploit divisions between friendly EU states, such as neutral Austria with its traditionally good ties to Moscow, and those like Britain that want to take a harder line.
“Obviously … Putin wants to split the European Union. That’s nothing new. That’s what the Russians always try to do when they are in a corner,” Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt told Austrian broadcaster ORF on Monday.
Well, Mr. Bildt, Russia certainly succeeded in sowing the seeds of even more discord in the European Union, whose most stable country just sided with Putin and told all of its European “partners”, Merkel and Cameron included, a big fuck you. As for your completely wrong remark about just who is “in the corner” we will let it slip: after all, as that other European career politician Jean-Claude Juncker taught us, when it gets serious, you have to lie.<—LOL
It is unclear for now what the catalyst for the $1.70 spike in oil prices is but WTI just touched $107.50 in a hurry. It appears a combination of a WSJ story reporting the Obama administration has quietly cleared the way for the first exports of unrefined American oil in four decades, allowing energy companies to chip away at the long-standing ban on selling U.S. crude overseas (which could theoretically enable them to buy crude -bid price up- and sell for higher prices abroad as we show below); and and Reuters reports that the U.S. military began deploying assessment teams to Iraq with about 40 special operations personnel already in the country (which could mean risks are rising)..
The Baltic Dry Index – so admired when it is soaring and supportive of all things great and good about credit creation and rehypothecation – has collapsed over 60% year-to-date. At $867, the index is at one-year lows and hovering near post-crisis lows as the hope-strewn surge of last year now lies torn asunder by the reality of China commodity ponzi probes and a ‘real’ slowing global economy.
Of course, we will hear the echo chamber of ‘over-supply’ of ships rather than any ‘under-demand’ of actual aggregate product argument but the circularity of this argument is entirely lost on status quo huggers who viewed rising dry bulk commodity prices as indicative of growth (and built more ships) as opposed to the ponzi-financing scheme it really was… mal-investment writ large once again in a manipulated (and mismanaged) world.
Pope Francis can best be described as a man on a mission. That mission seems to be the unification of the Vatican’s Roman Catholic system with Islam. This demonic hybrid is what is more commonly known as Chrislam. Francis is building on the already impressive body of work in this field started by apostate Emergent Church preacher Rick Warren.
German website DW reports that for the first time ever, the Vatican is staging an unusual exhibition in the Emirate of Shajah. The show is seen as a sign of openness and cooperation between religions.
“It is the first collaboration of the Vatican with an Arab country,” said al-Khamis. Indeed, the exhibition is one-of-a-kind – not only because it presents excellent artworks but also because it furthers dialogue between Christians and Muslims