Thought for the day

"The Elderly are useless eaters." -- Henry Kissinger, Quoted in the book "The Final Days".

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Temperatures across Northwest Europe are set to dive well below average for the first half of December as an Arctic blast will be the first real test for the energy-stricken continent's power systems. 

Bloomberg data shows average temperatures will begin sliding Wednesday under a 30-year trendline of about 40 degrees Fahrenheit to 27 degrees by the midpoint of December. This means that temperatures will be 10 degrees below the historical average, a sure sign that heating demand will rapidly increase.

Europe warns Musk hes top of their watch list MikeRivero Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:46

Twitter’s decision to stop enforcing its COVID-19 misinformation policy has put another bullseye on Elon Musk's back.

“In my view, Twitter now is jumping to the front of the queue of the regulators,” Věra Jourová, the European Commission’s vice president for values and transparency, told POLITICO.

With the approaching winter, the gradual depletion of supplies of military equipment and ammunition from Europe to Ukraine, as well as heavy losses of the AFU in the Donetsk region, dissatisfaction with the Polish government’s actions is growing among Poles.

US Approves Heavy Weapon Sales To Newest NATO Applicant MikeRivero Thu, 12/01/2022 - 07:05

The US government has authorized a flurry of arms sales to European allies in recent weeks, including more than $850 million in advanced missiles and rockets to Finland, which is currently seeking to join the NATO military alliance.

Ursula von der Leyen, the Head of the European Commission, made an address on Wednesday claiming that more than 100,000 Ukrainian troops have died in their war with Russia.

The EU cut her comments on the dramatic death toll out of the video and removed the line from the transcript of her speech on their website.

Europe angry that US profits from Ukraine proxy war while destroying EU economy MikeRivero Wed, 11/30/2022 - 09:59

Here in Bucharest, NATO Foreign Ministers will address ways to step up our support for Ukraine, as well as other partners facing Russian pressure – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and Moldova.

Medvedev calls upon NATO to repent and dissolve itself MikeRivero Wed, 11/30/2022 - 09:46

The civilized world does not need NATO, a "criminal organization" whose member states account for just about 12% of the world’s population, Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.

"NATO countries account for not more than 12% of the planet’s population. The civilized world does not need this organization. It should repent before the humanity and dissolve itself on the grounds of being a criminal organization," Medvedev wrote on his Telegram channel.