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November 25, 2015

Nov 25 20:29

Ukraine closes airspace to all Russian planes

Ukraine has banned all Russian planes from using its airspace and exports of Russian gas to Ukraine have been halted by state-controlled giant Gazprom.

The decision was announced by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at a televised government meeting.

Gazprom said it had halted gas deliveries to Ukraine because it had used up all the gas it had paid for.

But Ukraine said it had stopped buying from Gazprom because it could get cheaper gas from Europe.

The airspace ban applies to military planes as well as civil airliners.

Nov 25 20:14

Deception Unmasked Ep 1

Nov 25 19:00

“I often had to skip meals”: Senate Dining Room Workers Want a Union, Say They’re Living in Poverty

Elected members of the U.S. Senate don’t have to look very far to see fresh signs of the national Fight For $15 movement: It’s made its way from the McDonald’s hamburger joints back home to their own cozy Capitol Hill dining room.

Nov 25 19:00

Kentucky restores voting rights for 170,000 ex-cons, joining national trend

"The right to vote and the right to hold office are fundamental foundations of our democracy," Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear said on Tuesday as he signed an executive order restoring voting rights to 170,000 nonviolent felons.

Nov 25 18:48

Sherrod Brown: Mass Shootings By White Men Are Terrorist Attacks Too

Sen. Sherrod Brown says Americans should be more worried about white men leading mass shootings than Middle Eastern terrorists.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) recently praised U.S. security officials for keeping the country safe in the years since the 9/11 attacks, but also highlighted the threats posed by white men who carry out mass shootings.

Nov 25 18:34

There be Real Holocausts and False Holocausts and Far too many Moral Cowards.

In a time of the greatest media saturation ever and in a time when 96% of the media is in the hands of six corporations that are all Zionist, Jewish owned, it stands to reason that fabricated lies are the order of the day and the truth lies beaten, bleeding and alone in a dark alley. It has gotten to the point that you can assume that most everything you hear from these sources are lies, designed to support their world domination agenda. The common mind is relentlessly seduced day after day and official terms of definition are given to all of the members of the small minority, who refute the lies that are being told. Anytime someone stands up and expresses what is OBSERVABLY true, they are slandered by the status quo and called 'truthers' or anti-Semites, or something else. As for being anti Semitic. The people applying this term are not Semitic to begin with. They are AshKeNAZI Khazars.

Nov 25 18:08

New Jersey 9/11 Celebrants Were Israelis

FBI file reveals story that won’t fit Trump’s narrative

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump set off a firestorm when he claimed that “thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down.”

Nov 25 17:55

Nov-21-2015: Israel Seeks to Normalize Relations with Turkey

Israeli-Turkish relations are undergoing a normalization process, which has been sparked - at least in part - by changes in the Foreign Ministry, Israeli Charge D'Affairs Amira Oron revealed.

"We are currently in an ongoing process and it is a positive step towards the future," she stated in an interview with the Daily Sabah.

Nov 25 17:09

The Ignored Story Of Bailey Banks: Injured By The MMR Vaccine

On June 26, 2002 the family of Bailey Banks filed a petition for compensation under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 after a measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine caused him to have Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis...

Nov 25 16:41

Senior Couple Holds Thief at Gunpoint During Robbery Attempt

Aaron Lujan, a twenty-six year-old Albuquerque man, landed in jail for the third time in a week when a husband and wife held him at gunpoint after they caught him casually stealing items from their garage. George Kennedy, seventy years-old, went into his garage and noticed a man loading his generator, power tools, and a large cooler into a sports utility vehicle. Instead of calling the police or cowering in fear, Kennedy took action.

Nov 25 16:32

Oil leak may have contaminated Bay Area drinking water supplies

A chemical leak at a San Francisco Bay Area oil field is suspected of contaminating groundwater supplies of drinking water in a California county. Hazardous chemicals that were absorbed into the soil contained dangerously high levels of lead and chromium.

The leak occurred at a Livermore, California oil field, operated by E&B Natural Resources. Despite being legally obligated to do so, the company failed to quickly report the spill and instead inappropriately tried to clean it up on its own, according to an investigative report by KNTV.

Nov 25 16:11

German Politician Openly Brags About Replacing the German People

Nov 25 16:11

Loss of American jobs prompts illegals to flee U.S.

The “Great Recession” was evidently so bad for the economy that it stopped the net influx of illegal immigrants from Mexico.

Nov 25 16:06

Weapons Captured From ISIS - See For Yourself

Thanks to everyone who is donating. Many donations have come in from anonymous benefactors using money orders with no identification and no return address. I send thanks to all donors, electronic for electronic and paper for paper (if you did not get a thank you note, blame the post office) but I wanted to make a public thank you to the people who wished to remain concealed, and I fully understand why. So, thanks you to all you unsung Rivero's Rangers out there! Together we may yet stop this rush to war before we wake up with a mushroom cloud in our front yards!

Nov 25 16:06

Western Media Fail to Condemn Turkish Aggression

Failure to condemn clear aggression shows support. Turkey’s act of war was clear and unambiguous - recklessness against Russia’s real war on terror, polar opposite America’s phony war, backing ISIS and other terrorist groups, not combatting them.

Nov 25 15:18

Hacktivists smash ISIS website with Prozac and Viagra ads

Hackers affiliated with online activist group Anonymous have taken down an Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) website on the dark web and replaced it with ads for anti-depressant Prozac and erectile dysfunction treatment drug Viagra, with a message urging extremists to calm down.

Nov 25 15:15

Drudge Sends the Biggest Secret Viral: “America Has Been Arming ISIS”

The biggest open secret in the world has just been tweeted by the world’s biggest news aggregator.

This bombshell tweet echoes numerous reports from the alternative media pointing out the sick truth behind the shocking resurgence of terrorism that ISIS is the creation of Western forces, and that the United States has in fact been arming and supporting their own worst enemy:

Read more at SHTFplan.com

Nov 25 15:03

Revenge for the killed pilot and marine: 8 hours artillery and MLRS were firing positions of the Turkomans militants in the mountains of Latakia (VIDEO)

These are the places where the Turkoman militants, which brutally killed the pilot of the downed Russian bomber SU-24, are based...

Nov 25 14:59

FLOTUS: ‘All Americans must monitor family members on Thanksgiving for racial intolerance’

Did you know the First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) Michelle Obama once proposed that all Americans monitor their family members at all times even during “Thanksgiving” dinner for ‘racial intolerance, slurs?

Nov 25 14:39

Senior MP: Turkey Troubling Dispatch of Russian Military Aid to Iraq

A senior Iraqi lawmaker blasted the Turkish government for creating problems in the way of Russia's arms aid to Iraq. "Turkey's troubling the dispatch of Russian weapons to Iraq has strained the Baghdad-Ankara relations," Khaled al-Assadi told FNA on Wednesday. Al-Assadi said that the Iraqi government should make use of Iran's military hardware as alternate to Russia's. The senior Iraqi lawmaker said that Tehran should do marketing for its weapons in Iraq and other regional countries. The Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Committee has accused Turkey of preventing the Russian helicopters from carrying weapons to Iraq. The Iraqi parliament has, instead, called for handing over the Russian military choppers to Iran and from there to Iraq. In early October, Chairman of the Iraqi parliament's defense committee said Baghdad wants Moscow to have a bigger role in the anti-terrorist campaign in Iraq than the US and may soon officially request to start airstrikes on its soil...

Nov 25 14:35

Yemeni Forces Destroy Another Saudi Warship

Yemen's army and popular forces targeted and destroyed a Saudi warship in the waters near Bab al-Mandab Strait, the sixth Saudi vessel sinking in waters offshore Yemen in the last one month. The Saudi warship was targeted with Yemeni missiles in the coastal waters in the province of Ta'iz today. The sunken ship had repeatedly fired rockets at residential areas in Ta'iz province, inflicting casualties and destruction there. This is the sixth time that a Saudi warship is sent deep into the waters of Bab al-Mandab Strait by the Yemeni forces.
The Yemeni army and popular forces have been pounding a range of military bases in two provinces in Southern Saudi Arabia with heavy artillery fire for the last several hours, reports said Wednesday evening. http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940904001442

Nov 25 14:34

Seattle Tries To Ban Single-Family Homes

Nov 25 14:33

Russian military aircraft continue carrying out airstrikes on the oil extraction, storage and refining facilities controlled by the ISIL Takfiri terrorists in the Syrian province of Deir Ezzur. [PHOTOS]

The Syrian army won control over several key buildings in Harasta area in Damascus Countryside after defeating terrorists of Jeish al-Islam, leaving dozens of them dead and freeing Harasta highway. http://en.farsnews.com/player.aspx?nn=13940904001464
The Syrian pro-government forces' mop-up operations in the Eastern countryside of Aleppo ended with the liberation of all the villages and farms in the vast region and recapturing of the Aleppo-Raqqa highway near Kuweires airbase. [PHOTOS] http://en.farsnews.com/imgrep.aspx?nn=13940904000802
Syrian Forces Complete Full Control over All Areas around Kuweires Airbase http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940904000223
Terrorists Fleeing Syria's Lattakia in Hundreds after Army's Large-Scale Operations http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940904000851

Nov 25 14:13

Eighteen Turkish fighter jets patrolled border with Syria — Turkey's General Staff

Turkey’s General Staff has conducted one of the largest airspace control missions near the border with Syria, simultaneously engaging 18 F-16 fighter jets, the General Staff said in a statement released on Wednesday. The Turkish Armed Forces refrained from providing information what sections of the border had been patrolled. In the meantime, the Anadolu news agency said that after the Russian Sukhoi Su-24 bomber was shot down, the military command redeployed 20 tanks to the Hatay province bordering Syria from the country’s western regions. The news agency said that the tanks had been delivered by train to the city of Gaziantep and then transported by army trucks to the 5th Armoured Brigade...

Nov 25 14:11

Ukraine's Right Sector nationalists deploy battalion near contact line — militia

Ten self-propelled guns, 18 tanks, 30 mechanised infantry combat vehicles and 300 troops have allegedly been deployed near the villages of Konstantinovka, Artyomovo and Opytnoye...

Nov 25 14:06

Russia ready to consider steps to close Turkish-Syrian border — Lavrov

"Going back to the news conference of Presidents of France and the United States Francois Hollande and Barack Obama in Washington, I noticed that the French president suggested taking steps to close the Turkish-Syrian border to stop both the flow of militants and terrorist financing," the Russian minister said. "It is significant that President Obama did not respond to this in any way, but I think it’s the right suggestion."
Russian Foreign Ministry: Lavrov didn't agree to meet with Turkish foreign minister http://tass.ru/en/politics/839270
Crimea cuts off relations with Turkish business http://tass.ru/en/economy/839321
US imposes sanctions against World Chess Federation chief for support to Syrian government http://tass.ru/en/world/839341

Nov 25 13:54

The Turkish Embassy was hit with stones, tomatoes and eggs

Glasses of second and third floors of the Embassy are broken, the stones were in the offices of employees...
At the Embassy a lot of stones, broken glass. The windows of the building shattered, everywhere traces of paint http://varlamov.moslenta.ru/article/2015/11/25/posolstvo/
Turkish embassy in Moscow attacked over Su-24 incident - About 900 people gathered outside the Turkish embassy in Moscow. They just threw stones, eggs, tomatoes and paint at the embassy building breaking about 15 windows on the first and second floors. The protest action lasted for about 15 minutes. None of the protesters was detained. http://tass.ru/en/politics/839301

Nov 25 13:33

The leader of the militants, who killed the pilot of the su-24 is a Turk, the Turkish province ex-mayor's son (the city of Keban in the Turkish province of Elazig)

Alpaslan Chelik who commanded to shoot down Russian pilot is not the Syrian Turkmen, but a Turk. According to media reports, Alpaslan a year ago went off to Iraq to fight on the side of the Syrian Turkmen people, and was now in Syria, where "moderate opposition" forces fighting against Assad. There is also evidence that Alpaslan is a member of the Turkish youth organization "Grey Wolves". This is a far-right Turkish nationalists which promotes the ideology of neo-fascism.
Turkmen says his forces killed two Russian pilots https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xbxdAbUfNg

Nov 25 13:19

Obama Says He’ll Rebuke ISIS… by Talking About Climate Change

Yes, he actually said that and there's video to prove it.

It is thought ISIS responded, “Oh no, no, not climate change, anything but that!!” and promptly went back to cashing their checks from the Central Intelligence Agency.

Nov 25 13:00

Oil and friendship with ISIS: the secrets of Recep Tayyip Erdogan family

It turned out that the Erdogan family receives additional revenues from the sale of Syrian values, illegal traffic of weapons. Moreover, all members are involved in the scheme – father, two sons, Ahmet Burak (he deals with gold) and Bilal, the uncle of President Mustafa, and even Erdogan's daughter with son-in-law. By the way, it is family that ensures effectiveness of business. But not only family - the Turkish business and intelligence. The Turkish companies organized delivery of fighters from Turkey to Yemen in the interests of Saudi Arabia. An amazing thing, but this logistics here actually says that the Turkish intelligence worked in the interests of these organizations. If the leader of Turkish intelligence is a man personally loyal to Erdogan, if his son received the proceeds from illegal oil exports, it appears that Erdogan should know about this. It turns out that he himself arranged this, or Turkish intelligence wouldn't be involved.

Nov 25 11:36

FLASHBACK 2014 - The Details About the CIA's Deal With Amazon

The intelligence community is about to get the equivalent of an adrenaline shot to the chest. This summer, a $600 million computing cloud developed by Amazon Web Services for the Central Intelligence Agency over the past year will begin servicing all 17 agencies that make up the intelligence community. If the technology plays out as officials envision, it will usher in a new era of cooperation and coordination, allowing agencies to share information and services much more easily and avoid the kind of intelligence gaps that preceded the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Well, I guess I know why I am being DOSed from the Amazon IPs! I am up against the varsity! And it probably doesn't help that former White House spokesdrone Jay Carney is now a VP at Amazon. :)

Nov 25 11:22

Anti-tank gun used in deadly jihadi attack on Russian chopper 'was AMERICAN'

Syrian insurgents reportedly blew up the chopper using US-supplied arms, killing one Russian soldier involved in the rescue mission.

The helicopter was searching for the two pilots from the Russian bomber downed by Turkey after it flew close to its border with Syria.

Video footage claims to show members of the Free Syrian Army, who are part-funded and trained by the US and Turkey, hitting the helicopter with a US-made TOW anti-tank missile.

The world's nerves will be jangling at the claimed use of a US weapon directly against Russia.

The video shows a zoomed-in shot of the gun's instructions, which are written in English.

Nov 25 11:18

Turkey Is Lying — Paul Craig Roberts

We know that Turkey is lying for three reasons.

One reason is that NATO governments lie every time that they open their mouths.

A second reason is that Turkey’s claim that the SU-24 was in Turkey’s airspace for 17 seconds but only traveled 1.15 miles means that the SU-24 was flying at stall speed! The entire Western media was too incompetent to do the basic math!

Nov 25 11:15

Followers Of A Mysterious Turkish Islamic Cleric Have Donated Heavily To Hillary’s Campaign And Family Charity

Members of a secretive Turkish Islamic movement that is at the center of a congressional ethics committee investigation have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and to her family’s charity, a Daily Caller investigation has found.

Nov 25 11:14

It's terrifying how easily Turkey and Russia could take the world to the brink...

So how will Putin respond? Russia’s first retaliatory military act is likely to be a relentless assault on the Turkmen rebels. If and when that happens, for the first time since Russia’s incursion into Syria two months ago, the Russian air force will be brought into direct military conflict with the moderate rebels funded, trained and armed by the West and its allies.

This would occur just as dozens of American Special Forces arrive in Syria to embed themselves with those very same Western-backed anti-Assad rebels.

The prospect of Russia and the West engaging in this way in the military arena can only be met with horror.


What is really needed is for the West to focus its attentions not on defeating President Assad — who is of no real threat to us — but instead on forming an international coalition with Russia, in order to crush the extremist forces which have taken root in Syria.

Nov 25 10:34

Trump and Carson remember the wrong groups celebrating 911 in NJ

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youtube will no longer allow political content it doesn't like to be monetized

Nov 25 10:29

Obama and Erdogan agreed to destroy Russian plane at G20

In the Arab media information is in circulation that the plan to destroy the Russian Su-24 aircraft was clearly spelled out between the leaders of the US and Turkey. It is reported in particular by Gerasa News. According to the newspaper, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan allegedly received support from U.S. President Barack Obama with a plan to shoot down the aircraft of the Russian Federation on the border with Syria. The compromising information in the Arab media was received from a source in the presidential administration of the USA. Also, reports in the Arab media stated that the moment for the su-24 decision was taken by Obama and Erdogan at the summit of "G20" in Antalya.

Nov 25 10:28

Interview with rescued Russian Su24 Pilot (Video)

After being shot down by a Turkish F-16, the pilot was rescued by the Syrian Arab Army, escorted for 2 hours, before finally making it back to the airbase in Latakia. It is a miracle that he was not shot and killed as he descended in his parachute. One thing is for sure, the Turkish narrative of the events is dubious at best. We hope this man will be gifted the opportunity to exact revenge on the ISIS-supporting assailants.

Nov 25 10:27

Russian customs unofficially stops the flow of Turkish goods

Customs brokers are now disengaged in the clearance of goods from Turkey, told the radio station "Moscow speaking" about an unspoken ban on TCF imports of goods from that country. One of the interlocutors of the radio station that is engaged in the import of products said, in an interview to "Moscow speaking", that today they did not accept the customs Declaration for the issue of Turkish goods of all categories and recommend the carriers to issue a re-export. "Any kind of official paper was not shown to anybody, but the point is that for the goods today, the Turkish issue was impossible. The machine that is used is slowing down, and for those that already arrived, a re-export was issued. The goods that arrived by air, are also experiencing the same problem," the source added. Source in the Federal customs service said to "Moscow speaking" that the customs officers gave the order of 100% screening of cargo from Turkey, and then to leave them at the warehouse of temporary storage.

Nov 25 10:25

Corporate Parasites And Economic Plunder: We Need A Genuine Green Revolution

Over the past few centuries, Western countries embarked on a road to material affluence at the expense of the environment and other peoples across the globe who were subjugated, killed or left to live in poverty. And while offering more of the same and selling unfettered capitalism to the rest of the world, Washington as the now dominant imperial power is doing all it can to destroy any rivals, not least Russia and China. It alone thinks it should be the sole beneficiary in a resource-depleting race towards a barren-wasteland finish.

Nov 25 09:39

For Black Friday, Washington and Oregon are waiving park fees: 'Take a break, get out, and enjoy some fresh air.'

Want to get outside instead of hitting the crowded stores on Black Friday? No problem.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is waiving day parking fees on Friday, Nov. 27, at all 26 state parks that charge one. Normally, the day-use parking fee at those parks is $5.

Nov 25 09:38


Nov 25 09:37


A Russian Su-24 fighter has been shot down in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding the plane hadn’t violated Turkish airspace and was flying at an altitude of 6,000 meters.

Nov 25 09:36

Cocky "refugee" makes demands at a German welfare office

Nov 25 09:22

Amazon now plastering Nazi symbolism across NYC while banning books that question the government

"Whether the authors' conclusions are well-founded or complete lunacy isn't the point here. Amazon.com has selectively targeted this book for censorship due to the political incorrectness of the author's conclusions," Adams wrote. "Remember, Amazon.com went out of its way to ban Confederate flags in the aftermath of another shooting, enforcing a grotesque, almost Stalinist political correctness in its decision to pull Confederate flag merchandise from its online store (including children's toys like the General Lee car from Dukes of Hazzard)."

Adams noted that Amazon's actions essentially amounted to electronic book-burning, a theme I elaborated on here.

But when Amazon has a financial interest in supporting hate and intolerance, then that, of course, is a different story.

Nov 25 09:16

Obama: Turkey has the right to defend itself and its airspace

Nov 25 09:13

Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses. "Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her."

Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her.

In the 18 months prior to announcing her second campaign for president, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination addressed private equity investors in California and New York, delivered remarks to bankers in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and spoke to brokers at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida.

Nov 25 09:00

Russia-China Relations and the Downing of Russia’s Jet Fighter by Turkey

The downing of a Russian jet fighter over Syria’s airspace was undertaken by Turkey in consultation with Washington and Brussels. Turkey did not take this decision without getting the greenlight from the Pentagon.

Is this an act of revenge against Russia for bombing the US-sponsored Islamic State in Syria?

The unspoken truth is that Russia is undermining US-NATO’s ground operations inside Syria. The latter are made up of various Al Qaeda affiliated formations which de facto constitute the foot-soldiers of the Western alliance. These ISIS and Al Nusrah rebel forces are in turn led by intelligence operatives and Western special forces, many of whom are deployed by private mercenary companies on contract to US-NATO.

The downing of Russia’s plane by Turkey is a clear act of provocation. What is its broader intent?

How will backlash at the diplomatic level? Is military escalation contemplated by Washington?

Nov 25 08:57

Russia says Turkey’s shooting of jet was ‘planned’

Russia moved to reinforce its military base in Syria and ratcheted up criticism of Turkey on Wednesday as the U.S. and German leaders called for an easing of tensions after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.

Later in the day, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called the downing of the fighter jet a “planned provocation.”

“We have no intention to go to war with Turkey,” Lavrov added.

Nov 25 08:56

Israeli Colonel Caught with IS Pants Down

This was definitely not supposed to happen. It seems that an Israeli military man with the rank of colonel was “caught with IS pants down.” By that I mean he was captured amid a gaggle of so-called IS–or Islamic State or ISIS or DAESH depending on your preference–terrorists, by soldiers of the Iraqi army. Under interrogation by the Iraqi intelligence he apparently said a lot regarding the role of Netanyahu’s IDF in supporting IS.

Nov 25 08:53

Did NATO Just Attack Russia, Or Was It Climate Change’s Fault?

I began this morning reporting on Britain’s next king saying climate change is partly responsible for Syria’s civil war, and his blaming the refugee crisis and civil war there on drought. In an exclusive interview with Sky News, Prince Charles waxes profoundly over the lost Copenhagen climate accord in 2009, and on far reaching strategies you probably never even dreamed of. Then the news came a Russian SU24 fighter/bomber had been shot down by Turkey, and the world turned over. As I type this Twitter, Facebook, and the digital media stream is inundated with a foreign policy horror story. All I can see is Vladimir Putin’s face as Jordan’s king spoke with him, and images of Mr. Obama’s “moderates” machine gunning a pilot before his parachute set down. I wonder if the bad climate will be the cause of World War III?

Nov 25 08:52

Russian Jet Shoot Down: What They're Not Telling You

Nov 25 08:50

Russia releases radar analysis of downed jet

Objective monitoring data confirmed that the Turkish warplane did not make any attempt to establish communication or visual contact with the Russian bomber. The missile hit the SU-24M aircraft over the territory of Syria. The bomber’s crash place is on the territory of Syria four kilometers away from the border.

Nov 25 08:49

Why did Turkey dare shoot down a Russian Plane? The Proxy War in Syria

The Turkish government decision to down a Russian jet operating in the north of the Syrian province of Latakia is breathtaking in its boldness. Russia may no longer be a superpower, but it is a nuclear-armed great power. The newly elected Justice and Development Party (AKP) government of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and his mentor President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey can rule without the help of any other party in parliament, and seems determined to double down on its policy of intervening in Syria.

Nov 25 08:48

Global Warming's Unacknowledged Threat—The Pentagon

From November 30 to December 11, delegates from more than 190 nations will convene in Paris to address the increasingly visible threats of climate disruption. The 21st Conference of the Parties (aka COP21) is expected to draw 25,000 official delegates intent on crafting a legally binding pact to keep global warming below 2°C.

But it is difficult to imagine the delegates reaching this goal when one of the largest contributors to global-warming has no intention of agreeing to reduce its pollution. The problem in this case is neither China nor the United States. Instead, the culprit is the Pentagon.

The Pentagon's Carbon Bootprint

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It is odd that all the people screaming about saving the environment never mention the environmental damage caused by war!

Nov 25 08:46

Rescued Russian pilot: We received no visible or audible warnings from Turkey; our plane did not violate Turkish airspace for even a single second.

Rescued Russian pilot: We received no visible or audible warnings from Turkey; our plane did not violate Turkish airspace for even a single second.

Nov 25 08:46

Al-Zoubi: shooting the Russian plane violates Syria’s sovereignty, unmasks Turkey’s support to terrorists

Minister of Information Omran al-Zoubi said that shooting the Russian plane over the Syrian soil violates the Syrian sovereignty and reveals the Turkish role in supporting the armed terrorist groups in Syria, on top of which the ISIS “Daesh”.

Nov 25 08:42

Armata tank designer convicted of treason

According to the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Lyudomirsky was found to have collaborated with a foreign country, passing valuable information on new developments in the Russian arms industry.

Nov 25 08:41

Obama: Without "strategic shift" in Russia, no cooperation against IS

France's Francois Hollande was unable Tuesday to overcome President Barack Obama's skepticism about a possible collaboration with Russia in the fight against the Islamic State, a goal the U.S. leader said depends on a previous "strategic shift" by Moscow.

In a meeting at the White House, Obama and Hollande agreed to "intensify" strikes against the IS in Iraq and Syria, while at the same time attacking jihadist funding and doing a better job of sharing intelligence.

Hollande was visiting Washington on the diplomatic marathon he has pursued since the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, in hopes of merging into one the separate coalitions currently led by the United States and Russia in Syria.

Obama's response was unchanged from what the president has said in recent weeks: it will be "difficult" to cooperate unless Russia shifts the target of its attacks in Syria, which, according to the U.S., are mostly aimed at groups in opposition to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

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Basically Obama is demanding Putin get on board the agenda of ousting Assad.

Nov 25 08:36

Turkey Intel Chief: Putin's Intervention in Syria Is Against Islam, ISIS Is a Reality That We Accept

Turks in their own words - article from October long before the downing of the Russian warplane:

Call on west to back 'Islamist revolutionaries' and 'thwart Putin'

Did Turkey ambush the Russian jet to nudge the west in its prefered direction?

Nov 25 08:35

Matt Drudge Just Dropped A 5-Word Bombshell About America And ISIS- What Does It Mean?

Webmaster addition: Drudge is a bit behind the times on this issue, but great that he finally caught up.

Nov 25 08:35

Kremlin: Turkish Government Has Direct Links to ISIS Oil Trade

Some Turkish officials have ‘direct financial interest’ in the oil trade with the terrorist group Islamic State, Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said as he detailed possible Russian retaliation to Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane in Syria on Tuesday.

Nov 25 08:34

LAUGHABLE: Turkey's Own Evidence Contradicts Its Story on Downed Russian Plane

Turk's own evidence shows the Russian jet spent some 20 seconds over their territory - so how could it have received numerous warnings to exit?

Nov 25 08:34

Turkey and ISIS - Like Peas in a Pod

The evidence of Turkish-ISIS collaboration is extensively documented

Nov 25 08:33

Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)

Windows 7 is more than six years old. Most of the cheap upgrade offers that were available when it was fresh and new are long gone. But if you prefer the familiar Windows 7 interface (or need it for testing and evaluation) you can still find great deals. Here are all the details you need.

Nov 25 08:32

The new Polish government threw out the flag of the European Union from its meeting hall

The new government has released the Polish flag of the European Union from its meeting hall. And from the premises in which it holds a press conference.

The new Polish Prime Minister, Beata Šidlo, this change is explained words:

"This is a decision. There will be no change. Polish Government will sit, and talking to the public only next - for me, anyway - the most beautiful colors. In addition to white and red Polish flags. "

She also added: "Of course, Poland is an active member of the European Union and guide policy that will bring maximum benefit to our citizens, our economy and our Fatherland. We are glad that we have in these difficult times together with the European Union and NATO . "

Changes were observed in the West.

Nov 25 08:29

U.S. Claims Turkey Shooting Down Russian Plane was "Defense"

Nov 25 08:25

Second Dell backdoor root cert found

A second root certificate has been found in new Dell laptops days after the first backdoor was revealed.

The DSDTestProvider certificate was first discovered by Laptopmag. It is installed through Dell System Detect into the Trusted Root Certificate Store on new Windows laptops along with the private key.

Dell has been contacted for comment. The Texas tech titan has called the first certificate gaffe an "unintended security vulnerability" in boilerplate media statements.

Carnegie Mellon University CERT says it allows attackers to create trusted certificates and impersonate sites, launch man-in-the-middle attacks, and passive decryption.

Nov 25 08:21

Ahmed ‘Clock Kid’ Mohamed’s Family Demands $15 Million From City of Irving, School District — and That’s Not All

Attorneys representing the family of Ahmed “clock kid” Mohamed sent a letter to Irving, Texas, officials demanding $15 million in compensation for “damages” as well as written apologies from the city’s mayor and police chief.

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That $15 million ought to come from the teachers, school officials, and police officers who were too stupid to look at the device and see that it was just a digital clock. But as usual, the taxpayers will pick up the tab.

Nov 25 08:19

Russia to bolster Syria base, eyes economic retaliation against Turkey

Russia is to send an advanced air defense system to reinforce its air base in Syria and is considering cancelling a raft of joint business projects with Ankara after Turkey shot down of one of its warplanes, top government officials said.

The incident, which resulted in the killing of one of the SU-24 plane's two pilots and a Russian marine, has thrown Russo-Turkish relations into crisis and cooled Kremlin hopes of rapprochement with the West.

On Wednesday, the Kremlin said Moscow would dispatch an S-400 air defense system to bolster its Khmeimim air base in Syria's Latakia province, an advanced weapons system that can be used to shoot down planes at long distance.

Nov 25 08:17

BEX ALERT - The Russians had it coming to them

Now the Turks have shot down a Russian warplane, Mr Putin might finally understand that if you play with fire, you end up getting burned

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Mr. Con Coughlin likes to talk tough, but then it is easy to talk tough from a comfortable office thousands of miles away from the war zones! Mr. Con Coughlin, however, seems ignorant of the realities of the situation.

Russia is in Syria at the invitation of Syria's government, to assist Syria in dealing with the western-backed terrorists operating as a proxy army to oust Syria's elected President Assad and replace him with a western puppet. The United States does not have the permission of Syria's government to be in the country bombing economic infrastructure. Neither does France, nor Great Britain, nor NATO.

The Russian plane was not attacking Turkey. Turkey unilaterally extended their borders five miles into Syria for a "security zone" some months back. Russia was on the Syrian side of the internationally recognized border, and penetrated Turkey's "security zone" for a total of 14 seconds. Turkey violated Syria's airspace to chase and shoot down the Russian plane, and even the United States has acknowledged Turkey's violation of Syrian airspace in this incident.

Back in 2012, A Turkish aircraft penetrated deeply into Syria and was shot down. At that time, Erdogen insisted a single border incursion did not justify an attack, and in 2014, Turkey violated Greek airspace an average of six times every single day! Con Coughlin is clearly ignorant of the facts of this matter!

Nov 25 08:10

‘Turkish jets gave us no warning before shooting’ – rescued pilot of downed Russian Su-24

As well as denying Ankara’s assertions that the plane was in Turkey’s airspace, Murakhtin also refuted Turkish officials’ claims that the pilots were warned repeatedly.

“In actual fact there were no warnings at all. Neither through the radio, nor visually, so we did not at any point adjust our course. You need to understand the difference in speed between a tactical bomber like a Su-24, and that of the F16. If they wanted to warn us, they could have sat on our wing,” said Murakhtin, who is currently recuperating at Russia’s airbase in Latakia, northern Syria.

“As it was, the missile hit the back of our plane out of nowhere. We didn’t even have time to make an evasive maneuver.”

Nov 25 08:00

It was a PLANNED provocation by Turkey to shoot down our jet, says Russian minister

The Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, giving a televised briefing said Russia will have to "seriously reassess" relations with Ankara after the actions by Turkish military.

He did however rule out military retaliation, saying Russia is not going to war with Turkey.

The comments come as US officials claimed the Russian fighter was in Syrian airspace at the time it was shot down by Turkish military.

A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity claimed the doomed jet had flown back to Syria after a brief incursion into Turkey's zone but was shot down in Syrian airspace.

Nov 25 07:58

French parliamentarian urges lifting of sanctions from Russia

France should put an end to the policy of sanctions against Russia, the former president of the French National Assembly, Patrick Ollier, said ahead of a visit to Russia by French President Francois Hollande.

Nov 25 07:58

Turkey Violated Greek Airspace 2,244 Times Last Year, Fires At Russia For Doing It Once

Turkey shot down a Russian warplane for violating its airspace Tuesday, but the Turkish air force does the exact same thing several times a day in Greece.

Nov 25 07:56

About 300 US Soldiers Training Six Ukrainian Battalions - Pentagon

Some 300 US soldiers are taking part in a new phase of Ukrainian forces training, which involves several battalions of regular and special forces, US Defense Department spokesperson Jeff Davis said in a press release.

Nov 25 07:55

Muslim "Refugee" demands to be allowed to ride the bus without paying the fare

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The real question is, who told this guy buses were free in the first place!

Nov 25 07:54

Nigel Farage and reality destroys Merkel over German dominance in Europe and refugee crisis

Nov 25 07:52

Replacement Migration:Is It a Solution to Declining and Ageing Populations?

Focusing on these two striking and critical population trends, the report considers replacement migration for eight low-fertility countries (France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, United Kingdom and United States) and two regions (Europe and the European Union).

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Another possible motive for the forced refugee migrations?

Nov 25 07:51

US-dominated NATO supports Turkish aggression against Russia

Make no mistake. Downing Russia's aircraft was provocative Turkish aggression - a clear act of war against a nonthreatening nation.

It's inconceivable President Erdogan acted alone, unilaterally deciding to attack the Russian plane - then lying about it entering Turkish airspace, warning "10 times" (an absurdity on its face) before downing it with one or more air-to-air missiles.

Following the incident, he outrageously said he acted in accordance with Turkey's rules of engagement. "Nobody should doubt that we made our best efforts to avoid this latest incident," adding he harbors no "enmity" toward Russia. Naked aggression speaks for itself.

Nov 25 07:49

Egypt probing explosives found in DHL parcels bound for U.S. -CBS News

Egyptian officials were investigating explosives found in DHL packages bound for the United States, CBS News reported on Tuesday, without providing further details.

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Another false-flag to frame Egypt? Now, who would do a thing like that!

Nov 25 07:45

Palestinian poet sentenced to death by Saudi court

Fayadh, described by The Guardian as a “leading member of Saudi Arabia’s nascent contemporary art scene,” was first arrested at a café in the southern city of Abha, where he resides, in August 2013.

Human Rights Watch, in its statement condemning the 17 November ruling, said that “religious police went to the café after a man reported that Fayadh had made obscene comments about God, the Prophet Muhammad, and the Saudi state. The man also alleged that Fayadh passed around a book he wrote that allegedly promoted atheism and unbelief.”

Nov 25 07:44

Downing of Russian Su-24 looks like a planned provocation - Lavrov

The downing of a Russian warplane in Syria by Turkey appears to be a pre-planned provocation, the Russian Foreign Minister said. Ankara failed to communicate with Russia over the incident, he added.
“We have serious doubts that this act was unintentional. It looks very much like a preplanned provocation,” Lavrov said, citing Turkey’s failure to maintain proper communication with Russia, the abundance of footage of the incident and other evidence.
Lavrov added that many Russian partners called the incident “an obvious ambush.”

Nov 25 07:44

Why Salaita settlement is a victory for Palestine solidarity movement

If a university could get away with firing someone like him on the basis of tweets criticizing the policies of a foreign government, what does it means for the junior scholar weighing whether to sign a divestment petition? Or the student thinking of organizing a demonstration?

It became clear to us at the Center for Constitutional Rights that this was a line in the sand case that required a strong response.

Nov 25 07:43

Why won’t Israel allow autopsy on youth killed by police?

A refusal by the Israeli police to allow an autopsy on a young Palestinian killed by its officers indicates a cover-up.

Nov 25 07:43

Attack against Russian Sukhoi-24 was not accidental, says retired general

Russia’s Sukhoi Su-24 frontline bomber participating in the Russian air group’s operation against the Islamic State (outlawed in Russia) in Syria has caused no damage to Turkey’s ground infrastructures and it could have by no means pursued such aims, so the attack against it was a deliberate show of muscle, Major General Alexander Tsalko, retired, a member of the non-governmental Foreign and Defense Policy Council, told TASS.

Tsalko, a former military pilot himself, said Turkey was perfectly aware that Russia’s air and space group was focused on the ground targets of the Islamic State in Syria and could by no means seek to cause damage to Turkey, Moscow’s old-time trading and economic ally.

Nov 25 07:12

Stephen Lendman: 'Inconceivable that Turkey acted independently - Washington complicit in downing Russian jet?'

"IS has big money, hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars, from selling (stolen Syrian) oil. In addition, they are protected by the military of an entire nation," Putin stressed - leaving no doubt he means Turkey, well aware of Washington using ISIS and other takfiri terrorists as proxy foot soldiers against Assad's legitimate government. He went on:

"One can understand why they are acting so boldly and blatantly, why they kill people in such atrocious ways, why they commit terrorist acts across the world, including in the heart of Europe."

Nov 25 07:09

Afghanistan supports creation of antiterrorist coalition — Afghan lawmaker

Afghanistan supports the initiative to create an international coalition against terrorism, speaker of the upper house of the country’s National Assembly (parliament) Fazal Hadi Muslimyar said on Wednesday at a plenary meeting at the Russian Federation Council upper house of parliament. "We welcome and support the initiative of Russian President Vladimir Putin on a truly coordinated fight against terrorism and the creation of an international coalition against it," the Afghan parliamentarian said. He expressed confidence that "only coordinated international efforts can save the world from the scourge of terrorism." The Afghan lawmaker said that the time has come for "all to agree on a common definition of terrorism and stop using terrorism as a means to achieve their strategic goals."

Nov 25 07:04

Kiev bans all transit flights across Ukraine’s airspace for all Russian air carriers — PM

Ukraine fully closed its airspace for Russian air carriers, including transit flights, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at the cabinet meeting on Wednesday. "Russian airlines and Russian aircraft are not entitled to use the Ukrainian airspace anymore," the prime minister said.

Crimea opens criminal case of subversion against power blockade organizers. Suspects may be put on the international wanted list, Prosecutor of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya told TASS http://tass.ru/en/politics/839091

Nov 25 07:01

ISIS terror causes Church leader to question God's existence

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, leader of the Church of England and head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, said last weekend after talking to God that he doubted His existence.

Nov 25 06:58

Warning: If You Live Anywhere Near Chicago, Brace Yourself For Massive Rioting

The city of Chicago has released a video that shows a white police officer shooting a 17-year-old African-American young man named Laquan McDonald 16 times.

Nov 25 06:55

Russian SU-24 downed in "Turkmen" area, less than a year ago Christian Armenians lived there

Once a haven from Syria’s civil war, nestled in the hills of Latakia province, Kessab gained international fame when it was captured by rebels last spring in a surprise offensive that forced the town’s 2,500 Armenian Christians to flee.
Turkey was widely accused of helping the insurgents to capture Kessab, despite the participation in the attack of Jabhat al-Nusra, an affiliate of al-Qaeda.
The desecration of Kessab’s churches contradicts the claims of Syrian rebels that their fighters are non-sectarian protectors of Christian residents and heritage.

Nov 25 06:53

Putin: Russia will move S-300 air defense systems to its base in Syria

"We will take the most serious attitude to what has happened and all of our means will be employed for maintaining security," the Russian president states. Earlier, the Russian defense minister noted that Russia's S-400 Triumf air defense systems will be moved to the Hmeimim air base in Syria...
Moscow will scrutinize all Russian-Turkish projects including the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday when answering a question from TASS. This is the world's first nuclear power plant project, which is implemented under the model of BOO ("build-own-operate). The plant will be served by Turkish specialists. For this purpose students from Turkey were given an opportunity to receive specialized education in Russian universities. According to expert estimates, the future nuclear power plant will generate about 17% of all electricity consumed in Turkey... http://tass.ru/en/economy/839149

Nov 25 06:47

Putin: Turkish leadership purposefully supports Islamization of country

"The problem is not in the tragedy we faced yesterday (the Su-24 incident), the problem is much deeper," the Russian leader told reporters. "We see — and not only we, I assure you that the entire world sees that — that the current leadership of Turkey has been for a number of years pursuing a purposeful policy of support and the Islamization of the country." "We ourselves support Islam and will continue doing so, but the point at issue is the support of a more radical branch. And that in itself creates a very unfavorable environment, the atmosphere that one cannot see at first sight," Putin said. "After yesterday’s event, we cannot rule out other incidents and if they happen, we will have to respond somehow. Our citizens in Turkey can, certainly, be in serious danger," Putin said, adding that he supported Foreign Ministry recommendations urging Russians not to visit Turkey.

Nov 25 06:39

Russia planning no war with Turkey — FM

Sergey Lavrov after talks with his Turkish counterpart said Moscow's attitude towards Turkish people has not changed though it has changed towards the Turkish leadership. The Russian leadership has no plans to pay visits to Turkey or receive its representatives in Moscow, the Foreign Minister Sergey said. "We’re not willing to artificially create problems for Turkish producers and exporters who do not bear responsibility for what has happened. We’re not willing to create additional problems for our companies, which cooperate with the Turkish side either. But we cannot leave what has happened unanswered," the minister said. "I have heard condolences from (Turkish Foreign) Minister Cavusoglu, but all the other statements were aimed at justifying the Turkish position." According to the Russian minister, Cavusoglu assured him that Ankara wants to preserve friendly ties with Moscow.

Nov 25 03:50

Turkey Has Destroyed Russia’s Hope Of Western Cooperation

To the extent that the shoot-down of the Russian military aircraft has a silver lining, the incident has likely saved the Russian government from a coalition in which Russia would have lost control of its war against ISIL and would have had to accept the defeat of Assad’s removal.

Each step along the way the Russian government has held strong cards that it did not play, trusting instead to diplomacy. Diplomacy has now proven to be a deadend. If Russia does not join the real game and begin to play its strong cards, Russia will be defeated.

Nov 25 03:42

Turkey Provokes Russia with Shoot-down

Turkey appears to have deliberately shot down a Russian warplane as a provocation designed to escalate tensions between NATO and Russia, a ploy that seems to have sucked in President Obama as he tries to look tough against Russia to appease his neocon critics.

Nov 25 03:34

Does Turkey's Downing of Russian Warplane Portend Deeper Disaster To Come?

Though Tuesday's incidents do not likely signal the start of War World III, experts say the deeper contradictions surrounding the war against ISIS in Syria cannot hold much longer.

Nov 25 03:25

Russia-China Relations and the Downing of Russia’s Jet Fighter by Turkey

What position will China take when the issue of Turkey’s downing of Russia’s war plane over Syria is brought to the UN Security Council?

The position taken by China could be decisive in preventing a process of military escalation.

Escalation would consist in an enlarged US-NATO-Israel led war against the broader Middle East-Central Asian region, extending from North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean to China’s Xinjiang-Uighur Western frontier with Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Nov 25 03:15

Kiev’s Bluff: Yatsenyuk’s Ultimatum over Ukraine’s Debt to Russia

The latest developments pertaining to Ukraine’s debt to Russia continue to unfold at a breakneck pace. At the Nov. 16 G20 summit in Turkey, President Vladimir Putin dropped a bombshell: Russia is prepared to restructure Ukraine’s debt and forgo the $3 billion payment that would have been due at the end of the year in accordance with the terms of the loan agreement.

Nov 25 03:04

Why Would Turkey Shoot Down Russian Su-24?

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has made a number of statements in which he tried to pull full responsibility for the incident on Russia. Of course, it is too early to make conclusions, but even one is to assume that Russia’s airplane violated the Turkish airspace, despite there’s no evidence to support this version whatsoever, the Turkish Air Force would still have no reason to shoot down it. For more than a month Russian war planes have been engaging terrorist groups in Syria, while posing no threat to its neighbors.

Nov 25 02:30

The motive: How Russia's enemies benefit from the downing of Su-24

Historically, Turkey owns "the keys of our house," as the Straits of Bosporus and Dardanelles were called in the XIX century by the first Russian geopoliticians. Only with great difficulty in the XVII-XIX centuries Russia has managed to squeeze Turkey from Northern Black Sea coast, Novorossia and Crimea. By an amazing coincidence the provocation occurred on the birthday of Alexander Suvorov. However, all attempts of the Russian Empire to gain control over the straits and over the ancient Byzantine capital Constantinople met with united resistance of the European powers led by Britain, supporting Turkey. The latest attempt to control the straits by Russia was carried out by Stalin, a response to which was the withdrawal of Turkey under the NATO umbrella...