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US Gives More Than $4.1 Billion In Grants For LGBT Initiatives Worldwide
Post Date: 2023-10-09 21:44:51 by Horse
Among other things, grants infuse schools with gender ideology and sexual orientation topics, despite polls that show 70% of Americans don't want that.

This Means War
Post Date: 2023-10-09 16:44:40 by Horse
If Israel starts a ground war in Gaza, Hezbollah in Lebanon says it will start an assault with its large stock of fighters... Israel would find itself in a bloody two front war, three if Iranian militias in Syria and Iraq are activated.

Hamas Threatens To Begin Publicly Executing Hostages If Israel Doesn't Halt Unrelenting Gaza Strikes
Post Date: 2023-10-09 16:38:59 by Horse
"...which will be broadcast with video & audio," Hamas threatens. Poster Comment:Israel called up 300,000 reservists to go door to door in Gaza. But they are short munitions because they were sent to the Ukraine which sold some of them to Hamas. Dima says that Putin knew the war in Israel was coming and planned an offensive in Donbass. Zelensky has been told to ration his munitions because the West will be sending what little they have to Israel. The Egyptian President is of Jewish descent, his uncle served in the Israeli parliament in the 1950s. Egypt said they told Israel that Hamas was planning something big.

ISIS Militants In Ukraine. Last Check Mark On Map For Terrorists?
Post Date: 2023-10-09 08:13:54 by Horse
It has become known about the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s negotiations with ISIS on providing terrorist groups to fight the Russian occupiers. According to the Egyptian newspaper Al-Mysri al-Yaum, Ukraine has asked Iraq for prisoners, former ISIS* fighters to participate in the war against Russia. In April this year, the Egyptian publication reported, Zelensky sent a letter to Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani as follows: I ask you to consider the possibility of transferring to Ukraine some convicts held in Iraqi prisons. They will be offered a foreign soldier’s contract, and after its completion they will be granted freedom and Ukrainian citizenship. As we know, ...

Rare Earth Prices Skyrocket Following Burmese Mining Suspension
Post Date: 2023-10-09 08:11:06 by Horse
The Rare Earths MMI (Monthly Metals Index) witnessed yet another steep increase month-over-month. Indeed, supply disruptions remain a massive concern in the rare earths industry, so rare earth magnets and other materials witnessed renewed bullish strength across the board over recent months. In August, market worries arose prior to a planned environmental inspection of China’s Jiangxi province. The Chinese region serves as a major location for Chinese rare earth supplies. Along with this, Chinese stimulus efforts managed to boost rare earth production (although this cannot add long-term support to the index). Following this, Myanmar’s Kachin State suspended mining activities. ...

WEF: Somebody Has To Be In Charge Of Rationing Freedom
Post Date: 2023-10-08 22:55:46 by Horse
... it’s a display of truly breathtaking hubris and nescience. Poster Comment:Davos should not be in charge of anything.

2,000 People Reported Dead After Sudden and Powerful Natural Disaster Sweeps Country
Post Date: 2023-10-08 21:29:46 by BTP Holdings
2,000 People Reported Dead After Sudden and Powerful Natural Disaster Sweeps Country By The Associated Press October 8, 2023 at 1:41am Powerful earthquakes killed at least 2,000 people in western Afghanistan, a Taliban government representative said Sunday. It’s one of the deadliest earthquakes to strike the country in two decades. The figures couldn’t be independently verified, but if correct, the toll would eclipse that of an earthquake that hit eastern Afghanistan in June 2022, striking a rugged, mountainous region, flattening stone and mud- brick homes and killing at least 1,000 people. Saturday’s magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit a far more densely populated area, near ...

Iran Helped Hamas "Plot Israel Attack Over Several Weeks", Gave Green Light, WSJ Reports
Post Date: 2023-10-08 17:43:10 by Horse
Officers of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps had worked with Hamas since August to devise the air, land and sea incursions, and gave the green light for the assault last Monday. Poster Comment:Probably true.

Germany: Fresh Call To Ban AfD Comes From CDU Politician
Post Date: 2023-10-08 10:41:57 by Horse
...defeated CDU candidate says the AfD, the second most popular party in the country, must be banned to save democracy. Poster Comment:Wanderwitz sounds Jewish to me.

White People Are Beautiful & Amazing
Post Date: 2023-10-08 09:06:52 by Horse

Post Date: 2023-10-08 09:05:46 by Horse
Poster Comment:WEF about water and covid shots

Food for Thought
Post Date: 2023-10-08 08:51:27 by Horse
“The illusion of freedom will continue for as long as it’s profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will take down the scenery, move the tables and chairs out of the way, then they will pull back the curtains and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater.” – Frank Zappa

Biden may request $100 billion for Ukraine Telegraph
Post Date: 2023-10-08 08:23:07 by Horse
US President Joe Biden is reportedly plotting a potential “one-and-done” Ukraine aid request that would be so big, he wouldn’t need to seek any more funding approvals from Congress until after the 2024 election, The Telegraph reported on Saturday. The new aid request could be as large as $100 billion, enough to avoid continued legislative controversies that could hinder Biden’s re-election bid next year, the British newspaper said, citing people familiar with White House discussions. Such a proposal would dwarf the $24 billion funding request that US House lawmakers stripped out of the stopgap spending bill that they passed last week to avert a government shutdown. ...

The Taliban Asks Iran for Free Passage to Assist Hamas in Gaza in War on Israel
Post Date: 2023-10-08 07:53:20 by Horse
After Joe Biden Armed Taliban with $80 Billion in US Weapons and Supplies Poster Comment:I despise Israel but this is something to say to pro-Israel Democrats.

Pepe Escobar: Putin And The Magic Multipolar Mountain
Post Date: 2023-10-08 00:17:16 by Horse
Authored by Pepe Escobar, There was a whiff of Thomas Mann’s 'The Magic Mountain' at the 20th Valdai annual meeting this week at a hotel over the gorgeous heights of the Krasnaya Polyana. north-west of the picturesque resort Sochi. But instead of a deep dive into the lure and degeneracy of ideas in an introverted community in the Swiss Alps on the eve of the First World War, we immersed ourselves in powerful new ideas expressed by a community of Global Majority intellectuals on the possible eve of a psycho neocon-intended WWIII. And then, of course, President Putin intervened, striking the plenary session like lightning. This is an unofficial Top Ten of his address, before ...

Today is Vladimir Putin's Birthday.
Post Date: 2023-10-07 10:31:04 by Horse
Poster Comment:Open thread. Comment if you like.

The Margin Call Moment: World Now Facing Up To $70 Trillion In Global Losses
Post Date: 2023-10-07 01:03:17 by Horse
"Can the system absorb this without any further accidents? Poster Comment:Rest of the article behind the paywall.

"Unsustainable Business": Lucid Loses $338,000 Per Vehicle As Tesla Price War Heats Up
Post Date: 2023-10-06 19:06:49 by Horse
"Lucid may burn $338,000 per vehicle in EBITDA this year, an increase from $325,000 just months ago... "

Senate Democrat Issues Surprise Threat Hell Do the Unthinkable For More War Cash
Post Date: 2023-10-06 06:42:53 by Horse
Just prior to Speaker McCarthy’s ousting, the House passed a government funding bill. This bill met certain demands from the conservative wing, including cuts to spending. The fate of this bill remains unclear, as it has to be reconciled with the spending bill passed by the Senate days earlier. It appears both Republicans and Democrats in the upper chamber are on board with a controversial Biden move. Biden has been eager to continue this agenda, despite growing resentment among Americans. While millions of Americans struggle with inflation, Biden has vowed to send more and more of our money away. And one Senate Democrat was so adamant about approving this move, that he was willing ...

Pakistan: An Economy on the Brink
Post Date: 2023-10-06 06:40:55 by Horse
Following the economic collapse of Sri Lanka in mid-2022, Pakistan is close to sliding into the same disaster. There is US$3 billion remaining in the country’s foreign currency reserves that can pay for only two weeks of imports. Inflation is near 40 per cent. The value of the national currency—the rupee—is in free fall. Pakistan’s debt is near default and has increased by 38 per cent in one year. The average person cannot afford to buy bread or onions and the country is running out of fuel, cooking gas and wheat. Factories are shutting down due to lack of spare parts, including those making life-saving medicines.

Bangladesh gets first uranium shipment from Russia for its Moscow-built nuclear power plant
Post Date: 2023-10-06 06:38:47 by Horse
Bangladesh on Thursday received the first uranium shipment from Russia to fuel the country’s only nuclear power plant, still under construction by Moscow. Once finished, the plant is expected to boost Bangladesh’s national electrical grid and help the South Asian nation’s growing economy. The Rooppur power plant will produce 2,400 megawatts of electricity — powering about 15 million households — when the twin-unit facility goes fully online. The plant is being constructed by Rosatom, Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation. Moscow has funded the construction with a $11.38 billion loan, to be repaid over two decades, starting from 2027. Once Rooppur starts ...

German Family Who Sought Asylum After Being Fined by the German Government for Homeschooling Their Children
Post Date: 2023-10-06 06:25:19 by Horse
Now Faces U.S. Deportation After 15 Years Poster Comment:See Photo of family. wrong skin color.

Iraq To Fully De-Dollarize Cash Transactions By Year's End
Post Date: 2023-10-05 21:52:22 by Horse
"It's clear that Iraq is economically dominated by the US, & our government does not truly control or have access to its own money."

Putin Claims Successful Test Of Nuclear-Powered 'Global-Range' Cruise Missile For 1st Time
Post Date: 2023-10-05 21:45:18 by Horse
Each year, Russian President Vladimir Putin uses the occasion of the Valdai Discussion Club hosted in Sochi to present on a wide range of foreign policy issues in an off the cuff manner, which most often comes out in Q&A format. He did the same Thursday at this year's Valdai event, and one of the statements which is grabbing the attention of Western officials was related to testing nuclear weapons, at a sensitive moment where the last nuclear weapons treaty with Washington is set to fail. "I think no person of sound mind and clear memory would think of using nuclear weapons against Russia," Putin began in that segment of a speech before Russian foreign policy officials. ...

GM Tumbles On Report It Has "At Least" 20 Million Vehicles With Potentially Explosive Air-Bag Parts That May Be Recalled
Post Date: 2023-10-05 17:33:37 by Horse
A recall of this size would be among the U.S.’s largest in history.

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