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Trump Reality TV: Paris Climate Exit 4 years Away- Meaningless Withdrawal Claims

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:15
Since I'm not a disciple of Cult AGW, the entire fraud surrounding & including all these accords could go away and I'd be quite happy. 

Got up this morning to a chilly 7 degrees Celsius/44 Fahrenheit- June 02/2017

Can't put my garden in because it's too cold and damp- For the first time ever, in 25 years of gardening, we covered our garden in black fabric to try and draw some heat into the soil

Where is all that AGW we were told would occur?

It was obvious that Trump, being both the psy0p and distraction, would never take the US out of this globalist engineered accord. Sure enough- He didn't.

 Certainly the distracting fake news media is aware of this. And yet I see literally reams of coverage regarding this non news

Including numerous buildings lit up in green for all the money extracted and profits made for what has to be the biggest of big lies- Ever

The media does it's duty, promoting the reality show I call "Trump under the Big Top" 

Green with Envy







 And this claim via the BBC?
The UN World Meteorological Organisation said on Friday that, in the worst scenario, the US pullout could add 0.3C to global temperatures by the end of the century.3/10ths of  of a degree Celsius by centuries end. Maybe. So in 83 years worst case scenario  is maybe one third of one degree Celsius? Based on what factors? What's the best case scenario? This is pie in the sky type stuff. It's absurd.

I'm going to make a prediction for 83 years down the road that is a valid as the Useless Nations claim- An asteroid is going to hit the planet, catastrophic damage will be done. It's going to get even colder then it is getting now and those who remain on the planet will be praying for that extra 3/10ths of ONE degree Celsius. They will make offers to the bloated golden cow effigies representing David Rockefeller and Al Gore- To save the planet (Cause they said they would) But the offering will be in vain- If not an asteroid- then a super volcano will blow and block out the sun.

 James Lovelock regretted his claims

Lovelock takes back his climate prediction- Cause it was as worthless as the UN's absurd prediction
“We were supposed to be halfway toward a frying world now,” Dr Lovelock reflects. “The world has not warmed up very much since the millennium. Twelve years is a reasonable time. It [the temperature] has stayed almost constant, whereas it should have been rising - carbon dioxide is rising, no question about that. The problem is we don’t know what the climate is doing. We thought we knew 20 years ago. That led to some alarmist books – mine included – because it looked clear-cut, but it hasn’t happened." Lovelock wrote ..  The Independent in 2006, he wrote, "before this century is over, billions of us will die and the few breeding pairs of people that survive will be in the Arctic where the climate remains tolerable."From a worst case scenario of one third of one degree temperature increase there will be a few breeding pairs of people left in the Arctic??????

Over the top. Pie in the Sky. That was 11 years ago. That is an outrageous claim. He lost all credibility for his many outrageous claims. 

Instead of questioning the many,  the multitudinous, absurd claims made by the AGW shills the reverence for this cracked bunch of pottery continues.

About the fraud that is Trump's claim- He fits in well with the likes of Lovelock

Trump pulling out of climate agreement... In 4 years

 The good news: he can’t just pull the plug. Under the terms of the agreement, it’ll take four full years to officially exit, which means the next President can put a stop to this nonsense in 2020.

“In order to fulfil my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord,” Trump told a handpicked Rose Garden crowd of staffers and climate deniers. “But begin negotiations to reenter the Paris accord or an entirely new transaction on terms that are favourable to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its workers, its taxpayers. So we’re getting out. But we will start to renegotiate, and we’ll see if we can make a deal that is fair. And if we can, that’s great. And if we can’t, that’s fine.”
He is, of course, wrong on all those counts.
  • US businesses had urged Trump to stay IN the Paris agreement
  • US workers overwhelmingly favor staying IN
  • US taxpayers aren’t going to save a dime, especially once the cost of dealing with climate change is factored in (estimated in the TRILLIONS)
Since the Paris Climate Agreement is already a voluntary association with benchmark goals staggered over the next 20+ years, and since the Prexit Process is formal and takes four years, “withdrawing” this afternoon is essentially meaningless.
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Syrian Brigadier General: The 3 Amigos- US, ISIS and YPG

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 12:48
When I first put forth my Kurd/ISIS symbiosis theory it was met with that kind of deafening silence any new concept initially receives. It was very contradictory to the commonly presented perception management via the main stream and so called alt media.
In time a few people stopped by and said- yah, I can see that as the reality.
It’s been nearly three years since I first published the theory, in a post from 2014.
November 19, 2014:   Kurd/ ISIS Symbiosis - The Impending Destruction of Turkey.
"What about this relationship between ISIS and the Kurds? (not brand Yazidi specific)""It's seems to be a real working relationship. I have remarked on that symbiosis, more then once here at the blog" "It seems much more likely that there is cooperation and coordination between the Kurds and ISIS"Yup, I made those statements 31 months ago! Bolstering that thesis many, many times afterwards.
Over time the symbiosis between the two groups has become more obvious for those actually paying attention- Yet,  still ignored by those willfully blinded or attempting to deceive?
Whichever it is? I don’t know. To me the case for the symbiotic cooperative nature, the give and take between ISIS and the Kurds has only become more clear.

 One can imagine, the pleasure with which I read the words from Syrian Brigadier General Muhammed Isi as stated to Sputnik News

I've highlighted the direct quotes
According to the general, anyone who pays attention can see that the Syrian Democratic Forces aka  YPG/PKK are the main allies of the US and Daesh at the same time.

“Therefore, it can be said that Daesh are American soldiers in local clothes. The secret link between all these three sides suggests that the United States is in fact coordinating relations between Daesh and the Syrian Democratic Forces. Therefore, it should not be surprising if agreements between them are concluded under the strict guidance of the United States,” the general said.“The US wants to create a semblance of a state, east of the Euphrates, in order to counteract the Syrian state. It is planned that this quasi-state will give the US privileges and opportunities like those provided by the Syrian state to Russia. As a result, there will be two governments in Syria, one under Russian and the other under the American protectorate,” Isi said.The general further said that the United States has destroyed all the bridges across the Euphrates and on the western side of the river has placed its forces. The US did indeed destroy all the bridges. I covered that some time ago.
Here's one post covering the report of the multiple bridge destruction. Here is another flashback covering US bridge destruction

 The General continues..
“They have declared their intention to liberate Raqqa and that is the next stage of the plan before establishing a Kurdish state. According to US maps with the future borders of the region, the Kurdish state will directly border the oil fields of Syria,” Isi told Sputnik Arabic.According to the general, it was noted that when US forces tell militants to leave a certain place, they leave unconditionally without battles and executing the local population, thus vacating a spot for another American ally. “You must not believe the US assurances that they want to destroy Daesh. If they wanted to, they would have done so within just 24 hours,” Isi concluded.
Indeed the US could have destroyed ISIS, in very short order, but as James Mattis said They were just shoving them here and there- Only now do they have a policy of annihilation, which is most probably still the BIG LIE: Mattis quoted in this previous post
"We have already shifted from attrition tactics where we shove them from one position to another in Iraq and Syria, to annihilation tactics where we surround them," Mattis said. "Brigadier General Isi is right on the money stating the US could have destroyed Daesh in short order had they really wanted to.
 

 Finally,  I'll end the post with a requote of my most favourite statement from the Syrian military man:

“Therefore, it can be said that Daesh are American soldiers in local clothes. The secret link between all these three sides suggests that the United States is in fact coordinating relations between Daesh and the Syrian Democratic Forces. Therefore, it should not be surprising if agreements between them are concluded under the strict guidance of the United States,” the general said.
That my friends is KurdIShIS. 

 UK/USraelKurds (PKK/YPG).......................ISIS

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US & Allies Readying Battle Against SAA & Allies- Russian Jets..

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 16:58
 ....Advance on Desert Outpost- Second News Item

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"Syrian militias fighting in support of the Bashar al-Assad regime are reportedly amassing near a small base manned by coalition forces in southeast Syria, raising concerns of a looming confrontation between ground forces technically not at war with each other, according to Military Times."
The news seems to signal that tensions between the coalition and the Assad regime are escalating in southeast Syria, where U.S. bombs struck a convoy of pro-government militants on May 18.    Over the weekend, U.S. aircraft dropped leaflets warning pro-regime militants to stay out of the deconfliction zone around the base, which is located at the Tanf border crossing between Syria and Iraq. The garrison is used by U.S. and British special forces to train two Syrian opposition groups for the fight against ISIS.U.S. Central Command officials told Military Times that hundreds of pro-regime militants have amassed in the vicinity of the deconfliction zone — which is 55-kilometers in radius — posing a “direct threat” to coalition forces at Tanf.   “These patrols are and the continued armed and hostile presence of pro-regime forces inside the deconfliction zone are unacceptable and threatening to coalition forces,” CENTCOM told Military Times. “Coalition forces are prepared to defend themselves if pro-regime forces refuse to vacate the deconfliction zone.” The US and allies are THE hostile presence
Coalition forces stationed at Tanf have been tested before. On May 18, U.S. airstrikes struck a convoy of pro-regime militants approaching Tanf, resulting in the destruction of a a tank and bulldozer. The Pentagon believes the bulldozer was being used to construct a firebase on the edge of the deconfliction zone, Military Times reports.  What will happen to the U.S.-backed Syrian groups trained and armed for the fight against ISIS after that phase of the war is over is a major point of concern for both the Syrian regime and Iran, (And Turkey) and the arrival of more pro-Assad forces in southeast Syria indicates that a fight for territory may be on the horizon.  2-Russian jets halt advance on desert outpost, says FSA
  Western-backed Syrian rebels said on Wednesday that Russian jets attacked them as they tried to advance against militias in a region of Syria’s southeastern desert.

The announcement came as Syrian government troops pushed ahead in their offensive against Daesh and militants in central and northern parts of the country.

They said six jets bombed their positions as they moved towards Zaza checkpoint near Sabaa Biyar, a small town near the Damascus-Baghdad highway and the borders with Iraq and Jordan.

They identified them as Russian because they flew in formation and at higher altitude than Syrian jets.

“A sortie of Russian jets bombed us to repel our advance after we broke the first lines of defence of the militia and took over advanced positions near the Zaza checkpoint,” Saad Al Haj, a spokesman for Jaish Osoud Al Sharqiya, one of the main groups in the area said.

Haj said none of their fighters were killed. Another Free Syrian Army (FSA) official, Said Seif from the Ahmed Abdo Martyrs group, also said Russian planes hit the rebels when they began storming militia defences.

The army and allied militias captured Zaza checkpoint and Sabaa Biyar this month to stop Western backed FSA groups taking strategic ground vacated by Daesh.Related: Russia Launches Kalibr Missiles Hitting ISIS Targets Near Palmyra


3- Hurriyet News- Turkish Warning to the US, In Vain, But Correct

Regarding the arming of PKK/YPG
“Such steps are extremely dangerous for Syria’s unity and territorial integrity,” Çavuşoğlu said
“These weapons could be used against all of humanity, not just Turkey,” he added.

The statement came a day after the Pentagon announced that more arms had started to be delivered to Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), whose backbone is the YPG,
CENTCOM has been planning the Raqqa operation for a long time and Trump, occupied with a number of problems related to his power, is not likely to change all the planning due to Çavuşoğlu’s last-minute urgings.
Ankara’s last-minute warning may be in vain and will probably not yield any result, but that doesn’t mean that it is wrong.
Of course it's not wrong, nor will the resulting worsening warfare be 'blowback'- It will be the intended consequence of the US/UK meddling- The Atlantacists and their Israeli outpost making life generally miserable for an entire swathe of the globe is not a new tactic. 

Related:  Syria's Displaced Arabs Join Forces To Retake Lands from PKK/YPG
Strange bedfellows in Vietnam and Cambodia in the late 1960s proved disastrous. At least their destructive effect was regional, but again claimed hundreds and thousands of more lives.

A worse example was in Afghanistan. It was the U.S. idea to train and equip the Islamist tribes with modern weaponry
 But it seems American strategists do not care much about the consequences or aftermath of the action they take. It would not be fair to say that Turkey is sinless in the Syrian civil war. Embracing refugees was something else but getting too involved and taking sides in the Syrian civil war was wrong. But what the U.S. is doing now is wrong as well, and it will be Turkey and other countries in the region which will suffer the consequences after CENTCOM’s soldiers pack up and head thousands of miles away.The US intends that others in the area suffer- That's the plan
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Syria's Displaced Arabs Join Forces To Retake Lands from PKK/YPG

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 14:44
Not blowback.  Rather, the inevitable response to the US annexing of Syrian territory- No one can be surprised to read the news that will be posted below.

Haid Haid from the Atlantic Council didn't need a crystal ball to know there was going to be an attempt to take back that which was stolen by the US backed PKK/YPG

From yesterday's post:  YPG/PKK to Move on Raqqa- Tribulation for Civilians to Follow
regarding Manbij "efforts to include Arabs - have been superficial and do not amount to a meaningful share in governance having no real authority,  while the ultimate power of decision rests with the Qandil-trained PKK cadres.”

Haid Haid states plainly this will be the outcome of the move backed by the US to annex Raqqa
It won't be blowback- that claim is bogus, completely bogus.
Haid Haid:  The official clearly hinted that the SDF plan to include both Manbij and Raqqa in the Kurdish-led federal government in northern Syria. A recent study by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy showed that all four major tribes of Raqqa are hostile to the Kurdish YPG and skeptical of the SDF which is likely to hinder the implementation of the SDF model in Raqqa. The study mentions locals’ concerns about a Kurdish territorial expansion at the expense of Arab tribes, mandatory conscription, arbitrary arrests, and retribution for associating with ISIS. The Arabs are hostile to Kurdish tyranny- Big surprise, right? Only if you've been eating up the msm/ alt msm slop 

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 "A supreme council consisting of Arab tribes from different regions of Syria has decided to start a fight against the PYD, accusing the terrorist group of destroying Arabic heritage and forcing local populations to migrate in order to shift demographics in northern Syria. I've covered repeatedly the ethnic cleansing by the PKK/YPG against the residents of the region
Arab tribe leaders from northern Syria, whose lands were invaded by the PKK's Syrian offshoot the Democratic Union Party (PYD), said that they will launch military resistance against the PYD to take back their occupied lands and to end oppression against the Arab population in northern Syria. The deputy head of the Syrian Tribes and Clans Supreme Council, Sheikh Rafi er-Raco Ukla, spoke yesterday to Anadolu Agency (AA) saying that the PKK and its extensions have been trying to destroy Arabic identity on Syrian soil. In March, 50 Arab tribe leaders coming from Syria's Raqqa and the al-Hasakah and Deir Ezzor regions gathered in Turkey's southeastern province of Şanlıurfa to discuss military and political cooperation between the tribes. After the meeting, the tribes agreed to form the "Army of Al-Jazeera and Euphrates Tribes" to put an end to the invasion of their lands by Daesh and the PYD. "We are representing all Arab tribes of the country [Syria]," said er-Raco, adding that an extensive congress that also includes Iraqi tribes is planned to be held in Ankara"Can Acun, a researcher in Middle Eastern politics at the SETA Foundation for Political, Social and Economic Research told Daily Sabah that even though the Arab tribes are not likely to get quick results militarily against the PYD, supported as it is by the U.S., their initiative corresponds with the people in region, and this situation favors them in terms of long-term politics. "I believe that democracy and demographics will prevail in the long-term, especially if we talking about the post-Daesh era," he said.The sheik also called on the international community to cease their support of the PYD and its armed wing the People's Protection Units (YPG) due to human right abuses committed against Arabs in northern Syria."The PYD and the PKK are terror organizations just like Daesh. They razed the homes of the Arab population in Ras al-Ain, Suluq and Tel-Abyad," he said. El-Raco also emphasized the fact that Kurds are not the majority among city populaces such as al-Hasakah, which was invaded by the PYD. "In al-Hasakah, 65 percent of the population is Arabic. Likewise, in Raqqa, Kurds only represent 5 percent of the population. If the PYD tries to establish control over Raqqa after take it back from Daesh, we will take action. They are trying to destroy our civilization, history and culture," he said.
Israel 2.0 will turn these Arabs into the new Palestinians- Surprised that history repeats?
Turkey will be more then happy to assist these persons-  Since they share a common enemy.
How well does this bode for Syria's sovereignty? For the future of a unified Syria?

The sheik also said that those Arab groups fighting in the ranks of the PYD "pursue their own interests" and "only represent themselves, not Arab society." The PYD terrorist organization's forced migration of Arabs and Turkmens, as well as arbitrary arrests targeting critical voices and the recruitment of child soldiers, have been covered by international human rights groups, including Human Rights Watch (HRW), Amnesty International and Kurdish Watch. The PYD's acts of oppression are not confined to Arab and Turkmen populations but also target rival political voices with retaliation being taken in the form of arson, arrests and kidnappings and has been voiced as concern by Kurds in northern Syria. The Kurdish National Council (KNC) in Syria has been a critical voice against arrests and abductions carried out by the PYD.
 
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Russia Launches Kalibr Missiles Hitting ISIS Targets Near Palmyra

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 06:33
Janes
The Russian frigate Admiral Essen and submarine Krasnador together launched four Kalibr cruise missiles against Islamic State targets near the ruined city of Palmyra in Syria, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 31 May. The MoD released video footage showing two missiles being launched from Admiral Essen's eight-cell vertical launch system. At least one sub-surface launch was also seen in the footage, as well as aerial footage showing two multistorey buildings being hit. The buildings appeared to be part of the T3 pumping station complex 44 km west of Palmyra.
A still from the video released by the Russian Ministry of Defence shows the first of two Kalibr cruise missiles being launched from the frigate Admiral Essen. (Russian Ministry of Defence)
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According to the Defense Ministry, the submarine fired missiles from underwater. The attack targeted terrorist shelters east of Palmyra, where militants armed with heavy weapons had moved from Raqqa, the Defense Ministry added.
The statement also says that "the U.S., Turkish and Israeli military authorities were timely informed about cruise missile attacks, the current communications channels were used."
"The successful mission has proved the high level of the Russian navy’s combat readiness, particularly of the crews of the warships and the submarine involved in the cruise missile attack," the Defense Ministry pointed out.
"Russia’s navy has shown its ability to carry out effective attacks using precision weapons shortly after receiving orders," the ministry stressed. As the US Arms PKK/YPG to steal more Syrian territory- making yet more misery for the civilians that survive the aerial bombs delivered by the US led coalition of the killing

YPG/PKK to Move on Raqqa- Tribulation for Civilians to Follow
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YPG/PKK to Move on Raqqa- Tribulation for Civilians to Follow

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 16:38
Soon enough the US backed PKK/YPG Kurds are going to move on Raqqa.
What will this mean for the civilian population still present? The ones that actually do survive the bombings & displacement forced upon them by the US and their Kurdish proxies?

 Tribulation: Sorrow or Suffering due to Persecution

The US is already dropping bombs aplenty on Raqqa. It’s being reported today that the US is supplying an abundance of weapons to be employed against “ISIS” in Raqqa


You know the same ISIS that was leaving Raqqa last week to head to Palmyra? 





Clearly  the arms are actually for forcing an exodus of civilians, already occurring,  and of course the taking/annexation by force of Syrian territory as the US assists PKK/YPG in their goal of Greater Kurdistan aka Israel 2.0
 

RT
Pentagon spokesman Pahon told RT there were safeguards in place to prevent misuse of the weapons.

"Wherever possible, our advisors will monitor the use of the weapons and supplies we give the Kurdish elements of the SDF, ensuring use only against ISIS," he said. "Any alleged misuse or diversion of U.S. support will be taken seriously and lead to the possible curtailment of support, if verified."
Smoke and Mirrors. Smoke and Mirrors. 

There is no monitoring of weapons and supplies to the Kurds. There has been misuse, abuse and diversion and the US has done nothing.  Hell US weapons, supplied to YPG, have ended up in Turkey, in the hands of PKK. Expect more of the same.

If Manbij is any example, and I’m sure it is, we can expect the remaining persons to be exposed to the ruthless dominance of the PKK/YPG

Atlantic Council:


You will notice that the Atlantic Council author calls the Kurds SDF by their correct name- PKK. Cause that's what they are.

The SDF governance model for Raqqa mirrors the governing arrangements put in place in the city of Manbij after its capture by the SDF in August 2016.  The Manbij civilian and military councils are now in charge of the city’s administration and the rural countryside. But according to a recent report by the International Crisis group (ICG), the SDF efforts to include Arabs in the Kurdish-led “Democratic Self-Administration” model have been superficial and do not amount to a meaningful share in governance. “Arab figures willing to participate in the Self-Administration are handed impressive titles but no real authority. Local governance bodies function as channels to convey complaints and petitions rather than as platforms for effective participation, while the ultimate power of decision rests with the Qandil-trained PKK cadres.”I'll repeat the facts:
efforts to include Arabs - have been superficial and do not amount to a meaningful share in governance having no real authority,  while the ultimate power of decision rests with the Qandil-trained PKK cadres.”

Tribulation!
The SDF sponsored model for Raqqa aims to ensure their control over the territories they capture from ISIS as a first step to integrating it in the Self-Administration project. The co-chair of the ruling Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) stated in March that Raqqa could become part of the Kurdish-led democratic federal system. “We expect [this] because our project is for all Syria…and Raqqa can be part of it,” he then added that “the people of Raqqa are the ones who take the decision on everything.”

A similar conversation came up in a meeting with a senior Kurdish politician whom I met under the Chatham House rule, which prevents me from revealing his identity or affiliation.(PKK) The official clearly hinted that the SDF plan to include both Manbij and Raqqa in the Kurdish-led federal government in northern Syria that was adopted in March 2016. But he avoided giving a clear answer about their response if the people of Raqqa and Manbij refuse to join the Self-Administration model.Tribulation
The implementation of the SDF plan is unlikely to foster meaningful local participation in governing Raqqa, which will increase tension and may lead to confrontations. According to the aforementioned ICG report, the Self-Administration model becomes fragile outside majority-Kurdish areas. “If the YPG and its allies do indeed capture Raqqa, stabilizing and controlling it with the organization’s current model could backfire, enabling the post-ISIS re-emergence of a jihadist insurgency (and accompanying racketeering networks) in asymmetric form – the very method that allowed the organization’s predecessor (al-Qaeda in Iraq) to survive and rebound from apparent defeat ten years ago.” In other words, ISIS will attempt to exploit the SDF’s reputation as a Kurd-dominated force to recruit and mobilize locals to fight against them.A recent study by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy showed that all four major tribes of Raqqa are hostile to the Kurdish YPG and skeptical of the SDF which is likely to hinder the implementation of the SDF model in Raqqa. The study mentions locals’ concerns about a Kurdish territorial expansion at the expense of Arab tribes, mandatory conscription, arbitrary arrests, and retribution for associating with ISIS. Understand the why of all those US weapons?
The expanded Kurdish influence in the future running of the city is also sensitive for Turkey, which has fought its own Kurdish insurgency for three decades and fears growing Kurdish ascendancy just over the border in northern Syria. As a result, more extensive Turkish action against the SDF in Syria is possible, especially if tensions soar further.

Post-ISIS governance in Raqqa could only be successful if it allows locals to meaningfully develop and run their city separately from the YPG-PYD’s Self-Administration and reflect the city’s social composition. Doing so could also assure Turkey and other skeptical Syrians that the SDF’s capture of territory no longer means the arrival of single-party rule. 
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US/Kurds Do Damage Control After Russian Outing of Terrorist Colllusion

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 12:40
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Totally ignoring the spin headline- which is bizarre to say the least. Let’s just read the facts as presented.
“According to a source in the SDF command, who preferred to remain anonymous, the Kurds in cooperation with U.S forces are setting corridors to allow terrorists move towards Palmyra and other towns controlled by the Syrian government”
Normally I don’t like anonymous sources, however, this news already has corroboration. 

The Kurds & the US had cooperated to allow ISIS terrorists to move freely towards Palmyra and other towns guarded by Syrian government/SAA and allies. So much for 'fighting terrorists'

Russia outed the practice last week. Via the international media.  Russia also bombed the fleeing terrorists. The Kurds denied their dealings with ISIS.  Likely because of the very public attention given to their devious behaviour. The US had to cover it's tracks too. We'll get to the baloney that crossed the lips of Sec of Defence  James Mattis a bit later.

Covered a bit about YPG/PKK denying their usual behaviour yesterday-

flashback: Russia Outs YPG/PKK Kurds Usual Dealin' With ISIS- Free Pass from Raqqa
“Washington is attempting to lure terrorists and their families out of the city to get them eliminated with mass airstrikes either by the international coalition or Syrian troops with the assistance of the Russian AF, the source added.”If the US/Kurds know who these terrorists are.. Clearly the do since they are allowing them safe passage to go to Palmyra why not just target them where they are? Arrest them as they leave? Why even bother luring them to safety to kill them? Once they got wind of this plan why would the terrorists take up the offer?  Sorry, I find that whole luring them with safety in order to target them preposterous! What this nonsensical tale has is the stink of a cover up narrative for why the Kurds and the US have been allowing ISIS militants to leave or "shove them from one position to another" Jim Mattis
“Militants seem to have been trying to use the corridors set by the U.S. to leave for Palmyra when they were hit by Russian jets.Link
ISIS got a taste of "Russian meddling" on Thursday after Moscow received intelligence that Kurdish units affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) had granted ISIS militants a "secure southern corridor" from Raqqa. Readers here already know Russia bombed the militants- Covered that yesterday and it's relinked at the flashback.


TASS
The source at the Russian Defense Ministry said that earlier the terrorists "have received an opportunity for unimpeded withdrawal on the condition they will head towards Palmyra"The free pass was given to intentionally to move terrorists to Palmyra- So much for fighting terrorists!
MOSCOW, May 27. /TASS/. Commanders of the Russian group of forces in Syria has taken measures to avert the withdrawal of the Islamic State militants from Raqqa towards Palmyra, which is located to the south, a source at the Russian Defense Ministry said.

"The data confirmed via several independent channels suggests that the commanders of Kurdish units affiliated with the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces and the leaders of the Islamic State detachments operating in the area reached an agreement on the opening of the so-called secure southern corridor," the source said.

"The terrorists have received an opportunity for unimpeded withdrawal on the condition they will head towards Palmyra," he said.Upon receiving the data, the command of the Russian forces in Syria took steps to prevent the militants’ withdrawal southwards, the source said.You may recall that quote from the Drive article (previous post)
 "If this large line of vehicles did indeed originate from al Raqqa, it is a bit surprising that they weren't identified and attacked by US-led coalition forces" Not surprising that the US led coalition didn't bomb them since a deal was made for them to freely pass- But Russia spoiled that one for the US.

Jaw flappin from  Sec of Defence Jim Mattis that will make your head spin! 

The Fight Against ISIS has shifted to "annihilation tactics" says Jim Mattis

 Shifted to "annihilation" from what?   I thought this war on terror, get ISIS, was all about annihilating terrorists &terrorism? Facetious. Or so the spin goes... Jim Mattis clears the air on that spin. It was never about annihilation, no siree, the US led coalition was simply moving terrorists around, but, now there gonna git'em all!
 "We have already shifted from attrition tactics where we shove them from one position to another in Iraq and Syria, to annihilation tactics where we surround them," Mattis said. " The newer strategy gives ISIS no retreat, Mattis explained.It's been obvious to me for quite some time the US has been 'shoving them (terrorists) from one position to another in Iraq and Syria-  But, they got caught , by Russia, "shoving from one position to another", in cahoots with the Kurds. Raqqa to Palmyra- Moving their terrorist proxies around.  

Which begs the question... If not terrorists who exactly has been being bombed by the US led coalition of the killing? Answer.... Civilians. 

The widespread bombing has always been the catalyst for the weaponized refugee movement and the annexation of Iraqi and Syrian territory in order to remake the region. Israel and Israel 2.0 aka greater Kurdistan. Yinon. And more. As has been discussed here for years.

The US is going to change tactics? And really fight terrorists?  I don't think so! 

 From earlier:
MI5 Investigates Itself Over Manchester Bombing Connections & Knowledge
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MI5 Investigates Itself Over Manchester Bombing Connections & Knowledge

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 08:58
I'm expecting a complete exoneration of MI5 via the blowback/we didn't know/incompetence perception management meme- Remember the word creates the reality....

Flashback : Manchester: Blowback as CIA Obfuscation
London (CNN)British intelligence service MI5 is launching an internal review into how much it knew about Manchester bomber Salman Abedi prior to last week's deadly attack, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd confirmed on Monday. Amber Rudd thinks it is absolutely right that MI5 investigates itself Rudd declined to comment on exactly what was known about the 22-year-old bomber, during an interview with Sky News on Monday. Asked during the interview: "Are you happy that MI5 should be investigating themselves?" Rudd replied, "I think it is right that they do this. In the future, we can look at anything else that might need to be done. As a first step, it is absolutely right."She added: "There's a lot of information coming out about what happened, how this occurred, what people might or might not have known."I think it's right that MI5 takes a look to find out what the facts are. We shouldn't rush to make any conclusions at this stage."
If I may draw your attention to a timeline Marie @ the Significance of R has put together as the Manchester false flag unfolded. Including information on two claimed bombing victims, both who had died previously in entirely unrelated circumstances- That's the convenience of social media- your photos are there for the use and abuse by whomever....


Ariana Grande pic from her Dangerous Woman 2017 tour poster 


The Grande Deception Part 1 

 The Grande Deception Part 2


The Grande Deception Part 3 

Ariana Grande and some very loaded imagery- Eyes wide shut- Playboy- Pussyhats- Parents actually take their children to see this "performer"
Scary


 Good posts Marie!
flashback: American Officials Leak Name of Manchester Suicide Bomber
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Russia Outs YPG/PKK Kurds Usual Dealin' With ISIS- Free Pass from Raqqa

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 07:46
Of course the Kurds deny the deal. And they are lying
They have made deal after deal with their symbiotic partners, ISIS, time and time again!
Of course, we can't forget that the US is giving ISIS a free pass also!

But Russia isn't!  SANA-
Moscow, SANA- At least 120 ISIS terrorists were killed in the Russian Aerospace Forces’ airstrikes on an ISIS queue of vehicles which was heading from Raqqa to Palmyra.
Russian Defense Ministry source said Saturday that the Russian aircrafts shelled last Thursday an ISIS convoy consisted of 39 pickup trucks loaded with weapons which were heading from Raqqa to Palmyra, destroying 32 small-size trucks equipped with heavy machineguns and killing more than 120 terrorists onboard.The US was busily killing Syrian civilians rather then their proxy forces aka terrorists- Also par for the course

This quote from "The Drive" makes me laugh.. Not because it's funny as in humourous.
No because the claim of surprise is absurd- A means to obfuscate the obvious- The US has let ISIS pass time and time again. The US launches airstrikes to aid ISIS.

 "If this large line of vehicles did indeed originate from al Raqqa, it is a bit surprising that they weren't identified and attacked by US-led coalition forces"Actually it is NOT surprising the US allowed ISIS to pass

Kurdish News Source
The official spokesman of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) Nuri Mahmoud on Saturday denied reports quoting the Russian Ministry of Defense on a deal between the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and ISIS militants in Raqqa.
“The reports are baseless and blatant allegations aimed at discrediting our forces and undermining the gains of the revolution [against ISIS],” Mahmoud said.The reports don't discredit. It's the fact of all the cooperation between the Kurds and ISIS that discredits the common narrative
 A source in the Russian Ministry of Defense said on Saturday (May 27) that YPG/PKK Syrian Democratic Forces have reached an agreement under which ISIS fighters could be allowed a safe passage to leave Raqqa heading to Homs southern countryside“The news issued on May 27, 2017 and attributed to the source of the Russian Ministry of Defense is untrue. These are deliberate allegations aimed at discrediting our troops that are combatting ISIS in Raqqa,” the YPG spokesman said. The news issued May 27 is undoubtedly correct! Not because the Russians claimed it.
 Rather because this is the common practice. The usual way PKK/YPG backed by the US/UK/Israel  "fights" ISIS backed by the US/UK/Israel

“We declare from the front lines that our fight with ISIS terrorists continues at the most intensified level and we perform the most vicious battles with mercenaries, as many local and international media who cover our battles against terrorism are witnessing this,” he said. Of course the PKK/YPG declare their lies as truth. 

What is reported about our forces is just to confuse the reality of our revolution and our fight against terrorism. Actually I think the report clarifies the reality of what has been occurring, on the ground, in Iraq and Syria for years now. 

Kurds allow ISIS to leave Tabqa 

Kurds allow ISIS to leave Manbij 

Quoting from Soufan regarding ISIS's propensity to walk away..
 " As it has done elsewhere in Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State chose not to fight to the end in Dabiq"They didn't fight to the end in Tabqa, Manbij, Mosul, Dabiq or Kobani- where ISIS just melted away as the Kurds/US advanced.  

The Russian's are correctly stating the fact that undoubtedly and as usual the US backed PKK/YPG are allowing the US backed ISIS to walk away- 

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Egypt Launches Airstrikes Against Libya- Manchester Pretext?

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:23
The justification being the attack on the coptic Christians? But are the two really related?
Or is Egypt simply fulfilling it's NATO role, increasing attacks on Libya,  that looked nearly inevitable after the false flag in Manchester
"Interesting? So with ISIS taking responsibility do we now have a network connection that takes us back to Libya?"Egypt launches airstrikes- hit's alleged training base?
Egyptian air force planes have carried out six strikes directed at camps near Derna in Libya where Cairo believes militants responsible for a deadly attack on Christians earlier in the day were trained, Egyptian military sources said on Friday.

The report came minutes after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had announced Egyptian forces struck jihadist camps but without saying where the strikes took place.
Earlier in the day, at least 28 Coptic Christians were killed and another 22 wounded when the bus they were traveling in was attacked by gunmen in central Egypt as they were heading to the monastery near the upper Nile city of Minya.

 Local media also broadcast images of the bus riddled with machine gun fire. Security officials quoted witnesses as saying they saw eight to 10 attackers in military uniforms and masks. The bus was in a small convoy that was stopped on a desert road. A pick-up truck in the convoy carrying workmen to the monastery was also targeted." Security officials quoted witnesses as saying they saw eight to 10 attackers in military uniforms and masks"

The remote monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo is only reachable by a short, unpaved route off the main highway.
Senseless act
In a message to the Egyptian president on Friday, Pope Francis said he was saddened by the barbaric attack and "of the tragic loss of life and injury caused by this senseless act of hatred."
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi made an appeal to the US president in his televised address hours after the attack. "I direct my appeal to President Trump: I trust you, your word and your ability to make fighting global terror your primary task." He also said his forces had struck bases where militants have been trained, but gave no details.
A manhunt is underway to find the attackers. "I direct my appeal to President Trump: I trust you, your word and your ability to make fighting global terror your primary task."

Uh oh! There has been a coordinated sales pitch emanating out of the NATO meeting regarding the war against terror , so called. Coming hot on the heels of the Manchester hard sell

International condemnation
The United Nations Security Council condemned the killings in Egypt on Friday and reaffirmed "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security."
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group also condemned the attack saying it was "a new crime added to the criminal record of a murderers' gang." In a statement released in Beirut, Hezbollah called for a "strong and frank stance in the face of terrorism that takes religion as a cover."
In Berlin, Foreign ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Germany "condemns in the strongest possible terms these kinds of attacks on believers" and grieves with the victims and their relatives. He said Germany would cooperate with Egypt "to ensure that things like this don't happen again in future."IS vows to step up strikes following pope visit
The killings comes less than a month after Pope Francis visited Egypt to call for inter-religious tolerance amid an upsurge in Islamist militant attacks against Christians. Egypt has the largest Christian community in the region, accounting for about 10 percent of the population.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but so-called "Islamic State" (IS) suicide bombers have carried out similar attacks. Following Pope Francis' visit, an affiliate of IS in Egypt vowed it would carry out further attacks on Egyptian Christians.
Egypt's main religious authority, Al-Azhar, condemned the shooting. In a statement, Al-Azhar's Grand Imam, Ahmed al-Taye, said: "The Minya incident is unacceptable to Muslims and Christians and it targets Egypt's stability."
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi called for a meeting with top security aides to discuss the incident.Interesting ISIS didn't claim responsibility
From earlier and yesterday..
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Manchester: Blowback as CIA Obfuscation

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 09:24
 Rant time!

Is the Manchester bombing really "blowback"?

 I've long had issues with the common presentation of blowback.   Writing about this for the first time in 2014. Following up again in 2016. And, here we are again!


The term blowback ORIGINATED with the CIA.

Blowback
 "Blowback” is a CIA term first used in March 1954 in a recently declassified report on the 1953 operation to overthrow the government of Mohammed Mossadegh in Iran"It is claimed that "blowback" is a metaphor for the alleged unintended consequences of the US government’s international activities that have been kept secret from the American people.

This term blowback can of course be applied to the alleged unintended consequences of any intelligence agencies covert activities

The fact that it was the CIA that created this term for what they claim are 'unintended consequences" is a huge red flag.

How do we know the consequences were unintended? 

Because the CIA tells us so? Should we take the CIA at it's word? 
Are they known for their honesty? Or their deception? 

When considering blowback, as an alleged unintended consequence, we have to consider the real possibility, in fact the likelihood, that the term was coined as a deception. 

It's quite interesting to observe that the concept of "blowback" and the creation of NATO stay behind operations/covert ops aka Gladio sometime after WW2 very nearly run in sync with each other. As does the very creation of the CIA itself,  after WW2(in cahoots with MI6)

1- WW2 ends
2- CIA created
3- CIA/MI6:  Stay-behind armies
4- CIA coined term "blowback", made public in 1953, most probably as an obfuscation for intelligence agency covert irregular ops.

As  explained twice previously the term blowback is circular reasoning-  

Both literally and figuratively speaking. I expect that was why the term was created. It was intended as a type of circular reasoning- to explain away an actual occurrence. And as a metaphor. A figure of speech.  Blowback.

2014: The logical fallacy of “blowback” Intoxication with the blowback mind virus Blowback, as commonly touted by the lying war mongering media, is always presented in this fashion: unforseen consequences from previous actions  Emphasis always on the “unforseen” Unforseen- defined as not anticipated or predicted.
Is it sensible that the Manchester incident could not have been foreseen or anticipated?
It is not. Because it has plenty of precedents. 

Blowback very often walks hand in hand with incompetence.

If we as individuals undertake behaviours repeatedly that cause harm, can we claim blowback as the excuse? Obviously not! So why do we not only believe but continue to make excuses for those we allow to lead? When are we going to hold the 'leaders' accountable? Why do we continue to excuse their abuses?
2016: Blowback: Begging the Question/Petitio Principii and Circular ReasoningBlowback is a logical fallacy. Blowback assumes the conclusion in it's premise.It's a closed loop which shuts down any questioning.

 The claim of blowback should be employed judiciously and looked upon much more critically as an answer to the why of some thing happening. Guess that explains why I stay away from blowback as a routine fall back response!

 From earlier:
Google & Surveillance Capitalism: Tracking Off Line Purchases
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Google & Surveillance Capitalism: Tracking Off Line Purchases

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 07:47
Of course, you can count on Google to do nothing to protect your privacy, despite their claims.
 Since, Google is breaching and exploiting your privacy by tracking your off line purchases and connecting them to your "on line profile" 




Google’s new ability to match people’s offline credit card purchases to their online lives is a stunning display of surveillance capitalism in action.
The capability, which Google unveiled this week, allows the company to connect the dots between the ads that it shows its users and what they end up actually buying. This is a crucial link for Google’s business that, for all of the company’s inventiveness, remains a matter of attracting users to its predominantly free services, collecting user data, and leveraging that data to sell advertising. If Google can show that someone who saw an ad for a furniture store in Google Maps, say, then went and made a big purchase at that store, the store’s owner is much more likely to run more ads.Of course, Google has been able to track your location using Google Maps for a long time. Since 2014, it has used that information to provide advertisers with information on how often people visit their stores. But store visits aren’t purchases, so, as Google said in a blog post on its new service for marketers, it has partnered with “third parties” that give them access to 70 percent of all credit and debit card purchases.
So, if you buy stuff with a card, there’s a less than one-in-three chance that Google doesn’t know about it. Beyond that, us regular folks pretty much have to take it on faith that this system works. Given how few “anonymous” data points are required to identify an individual from credit card data, it’s hard to believe that linking people’s behavior on services as diverse as Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, and others to offline buying habits couldn’t result in someone’s privacy being compromised, especially if it ever fell into the hands of hackers"
Don't Miss the two previous interviews:

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Unspun: Robin S Eubanks "Education and Personalized Learning"

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:41
Of course the presentation of Education and Personalized Learning has nothing to do with reality of this type of "learning"

Personalized learning is more about altering your child's unique personal values at  neural levels and shape them to better produce conforming, compliant unthinking reactive adult- Creating irrationality.

Disgraceful.



Robin's website, started in 2012, is Invisible Serfs Collar


This interview is a definite partner to the earlier post:

iMinds: Total Technology and Human Evolution- Mari Swingle 
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iMinds: Total Technology and Human Evolution- Mari Swingle

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 08:29
 Interview via Legalise Freedom



 While some of the unwanted side effects of technology are recognised and well-known, are we too quick to dismiss them as a temporary phase affecting a lonely minority?

The advocates of 21st Century technology themselves are quick to point to an array of benefits, many undeniable, but at what point does our second life take over our real life, social media become anti-social? In our headlong rush towards techno-utopia, are we inadvertently breeding a generation of alienated, dysfunctional loners paralysed by endless choice and lost in a fantasy world of gaming, pornography, and all manner of virtual reality? Delving into the dark side of this brave new world, we examine the dangers of technological addiction and abuse, the debilitating psychological and physical fallout, and the potential to affect even the evolutionary future of the human race itself.
I thought this an excellent interview. Must listen stuff. Much food for thought

 Dr. Mari Swingle discusses her book i-Minds: How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing Our Brains, Our Behaviour, and the Evolution of Our Species.


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 While I enjoy my blog and the ability to communicate with others via this resource- Sadly, the many negatives inherent in this type of technology are glaringly obvious. Not growing up with this technology gave me a much more real world basis for real life, that I find vastly more enjoyable Virtual reality is NOT reality. It is little more then an extremely limiting cheap imitation of actual physical life on the planet.
The immersion in technology and the lack of real world experiences is how nonsense such as the 'conceptual penis' and 'gender studies' can be sold as reality. Being groomed for exploitation by the elite psychopaths doesn't have any appeal to me.I will be putting up another interview today regarding how the education system manipulates the minds of youth, prepping them to believe harmful, destructive nonsense. Making them less then human. Prepping for the borg mind. Yup, that's how I see it. Protect your kids, seriously.I had to do it when our child was in  elementary school... From the crap being taught even then.Retarded reading techniques and nonsensical mathematics.

UPDATE: Mari speaks in the interview about the Baby Einstein scam - Disney, of course!

Baby Einsteins: Not so smart after all, In fact dumber then other babies

In the latest study on the effects of popular videos such as the "Baby Einstein" and "Brainy Baby" series, researchers find that these products may be doing more harm than good. And they may actually delay language development in toddlers. Led by Frederick Zimmerman and Dr. Dimitri Christakis, both at the University of Washington, the research team found that with every hour per day spent watching baby DVDs and videos, infants learned six to eight fewer new vocabulary words than babies who never watched the videos.  These products had the strongest detrimental effect on babies 8 to 16 months old, the age at which language skills are starting to form. "The more videos they watched, the fewer words they knew," says Christakis. "These babies scored about 10% lower on language skills than infants who had not watched these videos."  Screen time clearly has a dumbing down effect from the get go-

The accompanying interview is now posted:Unspun: Robin S Eubanks "Education and Personalized Learning"Don't Miss:
The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct: A Sokal-Style Hoax on Gender Studies
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The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct: A Sokal-Style Hoax on Gender Studies

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:34
 There is a big problem in what passes for science these days  That problem is no real, verifiable science and too much agenda. Scientism reigns supreme
  • excessive belief in the power of scientific knowledge and techniques.


    Hoaxing Gender Studies Journal  The scientism hoax will be posted at the very end for you to read entirely- I'll post some direct quotations from the scientific study also
That these individuals had this hoax published at all speaks to us of many problems with what passes as science these days. 1-Pay for play: Very, very common in science/medical journals etc., (I’ll address that with a bit more depth further down the post2-Peer review: What’s the value of claiming peer review if...
 a) it’s not reviewed with a skeptical eye or not reviewed at all?
 b) it’s published based on agendas and the peer review label serves as a type of appeal to authority rather then anything truly legitimate?
c) a hoax can actually receive two glowing peer reviews

  After reading through the many, many comments some points of interest stood out.

 Some of commenters claimed, because the authors had paid for publishing, this took away from their success in outing the fakery & agenda inherent in far to much science, Gender science included- As in haha you spent money to get this published.  It was lost on these very critics that there is a problem when it’s as easy as paying a fee to be published- no legit science necessary. Profit trumps real, provable, factual, reproducible, observable science.

Others claim that since other scientific journals have been hoaxed this is not a negative on the  specific journal that published this specific hoax- Yikes, so hoaxes have been published in more then one peer reveiwed, pay to play or otherwise journal, obviously, and that’s not a bad thing, entirely? Suuuurreeeee...

Then there are the penis envy commenters... of course, there are the you feel threatened commenters? (not worth my time addressing ad hominem attacks)

The very problems these commenters down play regarding this hoax makes even more obvious the problem of gibberish/agenda being passed off as ‘science’. In a range of scientific fields, not limited to ‘gender studies’. Which is a social science aka society shaping/manipulating science.

The medical journals are full of ghost written pharmaceutical paid for ‘scientific studies’ I would say the AGW field is chock full of the same gibberish aka glossalalia as the ‘gender studies’ field, as the medical journals.. You will read the authors of the gender studies hoax actually blame the male sex organ for anthropogenic global warming!

Before we get to the gender science, pay for play hoax,  let’s talk about yet another AGW glossalia/science claim has bitten the dust.

The Great Lakes are going to dry up...

Being from the Great Lakes region this is one years ago we were informed of repeatedly

Dec 22/2009 “Climate change models suggest that temperatures will increase over the next century over the Great Lakes.
“ The truth is likely somewhere in between, with water levels falling between 0.23 meters and 2.5 meters.”Temperatures haven't increased and water levels haven't fallen.
2012- “lake levels dropped to less than two inches (4 cm) above record lows”
Of course the claim is this is due to AGW and carbon “pollution” ( Carbon;The bedrock of all life on the planet) No explanation on what caused the previous record lows or when they occurred but lots of boogabooga.

The National Geographic article also claims the Great Lakes are at near ‘record high temperatures’ but fails to back up that claim- Recall in my previous post I mentioned the Great Lake temps are no longer reported on or publicly mentioned?? - Secret

Reality, because REAL SCIENCE is observable.   

The Lakes are at near record or perhaps record high levels with flooding all over the place- And expected to stay there. Exactly opposite of what was claimed by the AGW scientists and their forecasting (crystal ball reading)

Lake levels high- Breitbart with external links outward- check the outward links and don't shoot the messenger. If that won’t do it for you I’ve more links in the comments, previous post linked above, regarding flooding all around Lake Ontario..

Toronto Islands flooded- Carp swimming in the baseball diamonds- Buildings threatened

If AGW science had ever gotten it right I would be writing here today about how much bigger Toronto’s Islands have grown- And how much more prime beach front suddenly came up for sale- But that’s not REALITY

Pay to play from medical to science journals

If a gender studies hoax can be published, payment or not, and glowingly reviewed what might this tell us about all so called peer reviewed science? AGW science? Medical science? Biology? Etc.,? I question the validity of the many scientific claims I've read over the years of having this blog- particularly when they've turned out to be so dam wrong!

Skeptic

Premise:
 This paper should never have been published. Titled, “The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct,” our paper “argues” that “The penis vis-à-vis maleness is an incoherent construct. We argue that the conceptual penis is better understood not as an anatomical organ but as a gender-performative, highly fluid social construct.” As if to prove philosopher David Hume’s claim that there is a deep gap between what is and what ought to be, our should-never-have-been-published paper was published in the open-access (meaning that articles are freely accessible and not behind a paywall), peer-reviewed journal Cogent Social Sciences. (In case the PDF is removed, we’ve archived it.)  Assuming the pen names “Jamie Lindsay” and “Peter Boyle,” and writing for the fictitious “Southeast Independent Social Research Group,” we wrote an absurd paper loosely composed in the style of post-structuralist discursive gender theory. The paper was ridiculous by intention, essentially arguing that penises shouldn’t be thought of as male genital organs but as damaging social constructions. We made no attempt to find out what “post-structuralist discursive gender theory” actually means. We assumed that if we were merely clear in our moral implications that maleness is intrinsically bad and that the penis is somehow at the root of it, we could get the paper published in a respectable journal.
Quotes from the paper:
 Manspreading — a complaint levied against men for sitting with their legs spread wide — is akin to raping the empty space around him.
Consider some examples. Here’s a paragraph from the conclusion, which was held in high regard by both reviewers: We conclude that penises are not best understood as the male sexual organ, or as a male reproductive organ, but instead as an enacted social construct that is both damaging and problematic for society and future generations. The conceptual penis presents significant problems for gender identity and reproductive identity within social and family dynamics, is exclusionary to disenfranchised communities based upon gender or reproductive identity, is an enduring source of abuse for women and other gender-marginalized groups and individuals, is the universal performative source of rape, and is the conceptual driver behind much of climate change. You read that right. We argued that climate change is “conceptually” caused by penises. How do we defend that assertion? Like this: Destructive, unsustainable hegemonically male approaches to pressing environmental policy and action are the predictable results of a raping of nature by a male-dominated mindset. This mindset is best captured by recognizing the role of [sic] the conceptual penis holds over masculine psychology. When it is applied to our natural environment, especially virgin environments that can be cheaply despoiled for their material resources and left dilapidated and diminished when our patriarchal approaches to economic gain have stolen their inherent worth, the extrapolation of the rape culture inherent in the conceptual penis becomes clear. And like this, which we claim follows from the above by means of an algorithmically generated nonsense quotation from a fictitious paper, which we referenced and cited explicitly in the paper: Toxic hypermasculinity derives its significance directly from the conceptual penis and applies itself to supporting neocapitalist materialism, which is a fundamental driver of climate change, especially in the rampant use of carbon-emitting fossil fuel technologies and careless domination of virgin natural environments. We need not delve deeply into criticisms of dialectic objectivism, or their relationships with masculine tropes like the conceptual penis to make effective criticism of (exclusionary) dialectic objectivism. All perspectives matter. If you’re having trouble understanding what any of that means, there are two important points to consider. First, we don’t understand it either. Nobody does. This problem should have rendered it unpublishable in all peer-reviewed, academic journals. Second, these examples are remarkably lucid compared to much of the rest of the paper.
Read all you want at the Skeptic link above
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American Officials Leak Name of Manchester Suicide Bomber

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:47
UPDATES BELOW:

He's been identified by US officials. Son of Libyan immigrants who allegedly fled Gaddafi's regime.
If the bomber died in the blast wouldn't they need some forensics for proper identity?
Of course a deceased victim wouldn't necessarily be the bomber anyway..
How could the US have identified this person so quickly and publicly? 
That put a bit of pressure on  Theresa May, no?

 Live Blog
More details are emerging about suicide bomber Salman Abedi.Local reports said he was the child of Libyan refugees who fled to the UK to escape Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime, and was one of four children.Theresa May previously said the bomber had been identified by security agencies, but that they were unable to name them at such an early stage of the investigation.However, American officials appeared to have leaked Abedi's identity to media on the other side of the Atlantic.
Armed police raided the home of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, ordering residents indoors as they carried out a controlled explosion.Elsmore Road, where 23-year-old Abedi was registered as living, became the centre of the investigation into Monday's outrage.The suspect was named by US security officials in Washington.Neighbours in the red-bricked semi-detached street said they knew little about who was living at the home. The man who blew himself up during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena has been named as 23-year-old Salman Abedi, US officials have said. Abedi killed 22 people, including children, and wounded 59 more shortly after Grande had finished her performance last night. Isis claimed responsibility for the attack. More follows an hour ago Two curiosities- The US names the perp and ISIS takes the responsibility
The Independent: Manchester Arena attacker identified: Police know who carried out suicide bombing, says Theresa May
Police have identified the Manchester Arena attacker but it is too early in the investigation to release his name, Theresa May has said. “The police and security services believe they know the identity of the perpetrator but at this stage of their investigations we cannot confirm his name," the Prime Minister added. “The police and emergency services have as always acted with great courage and on behalf of the country I want to express our gratitude to them - they acted in accordance with the plans they have in place and the exercises they conduct to test those plans and they performed with the utmost professionalism."

Police were urging members of the public not to speculate on the terrorist's identity as the investigation continued.At least 22 people were killed and 59 more injured in the blast, which the foyer between Manchester Arena and Victoria station as thousands of people flooded out of an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night.There has been no official claim of responsibility for the atrocity, but both Isis and al-Qaeda have been calling for attacks on the West and issued bomb-making guides.Ian Hopkins, the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, said investigators believe the attack was carried out by a lone suicide bomber “carrying” a homemade device.“The priority is to establish whether he was acting alone or as part of a network,” he added.Interesting? So with ISIS taking responsibility do we now have a network connection that takes us back to Libya? Or  will this be the justification for stepping up military intervention in Syria/Iraq?

 May 24/2017 It appears we have a direct link back to Libya 

Globe & Mail

In Libya, authorities arrested Abedi’s father and a younger brother. The anti-terror force that took the brother, 18-year-old Hashim, into custody said the teenager had confessed that both he and his brother were a part of the Islamic State group and that Hashim Abedi had been aware of the details of the attack. The father, Ramadan Abedi, denied his son’s involvement in an interview with The Associated Press earlier Wednesday, saying “We don’t believe in killing innocents.”
Manchester news from Ally!

AllyMay 23, 2017 at 7:05 AMTerror attack in my city. Shocked. What are your thoughts? Police making arrests near my house.
AllyMay 23, 2017 at 8:41 AMManchester has the immigrant population in the UK after England, and is also the second largest city. Lots of immigrants and it generally known for being a very friendly city-little discrimination. In the EU referendum, the Manchester population overall voted to remain so this attack will definitely serve to create tension in one of the most immigrant-friendly cities in the UK. I am of that feeling too, Penny. They knew what the result was going to be before they held the referendum and would not have called for it if they thought the people would not vote the way they wanted them to.

And yes, someone arrested quite quickly. Friends reporting that there are police vans outside a shopping mall arresting a man. How'd they find him so quick?? For all I know, it is a false flag!If Ally leaves any additional info I will post it here! 

UPDATE #1:  UK Terror Threat Raised from High to Critical
The UK terror threat level has been raised from severe to the highest - critical - after the Manchester Arena bombing. The move indicates that another attack is believed to be imminent. Theresa May announced the threat level change, saying military personnel could be deployed to support armed police officers. She said: "It is a possibility we cannot ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack."
Katy Perry pushing the globalist agenda: Solution to Terrorism: 'No Barriers, No Borders'

Influencing young minds with globalist gibberish- Hopefully no one listens to such tripe?

 The  UK Born suicide bomber has ties to Didsbury Mosque

This Didsbury Mosque rings a bell....
The Manchester Arena suicide bomber had made trips to Libya, Downing Street said last night, as intelligence agencies combed his connections with al-Qaeda and Islamic State in his parents’ homeland. Salman Abedi, 22, was born in Manchester Abedi’s older brother Ismail had been a tutor at Didsbury mosque’s Koran school. He had become radicalised recently - it is not entirely clear when - and had worshipped at a local mosque that has, in the past, been accused of fund-raising for jihadists.
Didsbury MI5 previous connections... MI5 Betrayed Libyan Dissident 
 "This time, the plan was to set up further meetings with the target in Didsbury, with the hope of introducing him to MI5"
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Trump's "Beautiful Military Equipment" Tour Unites Theocratic Islam & Israel

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:42
One wouldn't have thought theocratic Islam & Israel needed any more uniting?
This is all about Iran. Very clearly.

NBC:
"One of the things that we will discuss is the purchase of lots of beautiful military equipment because nobody makes it like the United States," Trump said  "First that means jobs" he said, adding "it also means frankly great security back here which we want." The beautiful military equipment tour for "frankly great security". The world according to Trump. While in Saudi Arabia Trump signed the ‘Largest Single Arms Deal in American History’
 The United States and Saudi Arabia have inked a $110 billion arms deal, the largest in American history.The arms deal will see the U.S. providing Saudi Arabia with a "full spectrum of capabilities," including tanks, artillery, helicopters, armored carriers, combat ships, and an assortment of other advanced weapons systems, according to senior Trump administration officials working on the agreement. The massive arms package is part of a larger effort by the Trump administration to boost U.S. allies in the region The immediate 110 billion dollar package is just the beginning of a ten year- 350 billion dollar spending spree that will serve to burden the Saudi people with debt!
US-Saudi Arabia seal weapons deal worth nearly $110 billion immediately, $350 billion over 10 years The agreement, which is worth $350 billion over 10 years and $110 billion that will take effect immediately, was hailed by the White House as "a significant expansion of…[the] security relationship" between the two countries. Link - 34,000 soldiers to "fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria"
 Riyadh – The Arab-Islamic-US unveiled in Riyadh on Sunday a close partnership between the leaders of the Arab and Islamic worlds and the United States

The summit, chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, brought together US President Donald Trump with the leaders and representatives of 55 Arab and Muslim countries, who all voiced a readiness to form a reserve of 34,000 soldiers to back counter-terrorism operations.

On the regional level, the gatherers at the Riyadh summit stressed the importance of good neighborly practices and avoiding meddling in the internal affairs of other countries. The sovereignty and independence of countries should be respected.

They will take the necessary measures to prevent and combat terror crimes in close cooperation of these states.

They hailed the announcement of the intention to form the strategic Middle East alliance in the city of Riyadh. A number of countries will take part in it in order to achieve regional and global peace and security.

They completely rejected the practices of the Iranian regime that are targeting the region and world’s security and stability. They also rejected its ongoing support of terrorism and extremism.

 They vowed to confront its (Iran) actions and exert efforts to preserve the security of the region and world. They will confront Iran’s disruptive actions with determination through joint cooperation, stressed the Riyadh Declaration.Defence Stocks Rise Across the Board as Trump Signs Massive Arms Deal in Advance of More War

 In Advance of MORE WAR..
Defense and aerospace stocks rose across the board in premarket trade Monday, after Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states signed arms deals worth $350 billion with the U.S. over the weekend.  In Advance of MORE WAR..


 President Donald Trump says Israel's Arab neighbors are realizing they share a "common cause" with Israel in the threat from Iran.

Trump is urging the U.S. and Israel to boost cooperation against common threats, and declaring the Iran never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon.

He says Iran - Israel's chief enemy in the Middle East - must also cease funding, training and supplying weapons to terrorist groups.

 Said the pot to the kettle?

 Trump: Israel, Arab neighbors share common cause
Trump & Saudi StoogeOn Tuesday, the last details were apparently hammered out between the U.A.E.’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and U.S. President Donald Trump in their meeting in Washington after Trump's earlier meeting with Mohammed bin Salman, the 31-year-old son of the Saudi king and the de facto ruler of the kingdom.
Defacto ruler? Catch that word use? - I've talked about the division in KSA previously and bin Salman is favoured by the US.  

Israel and Islamic theocracy march hand in hand
– Racing the clock ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit, Israel’s Knesset and government advanced the bill declaring its state once-and-for-all a Jewish nation.The Knesset, or the Israeli parliament, had on May 10 given the preliminary approval to a bill draft proposed by the Likud party member and Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Avi Dichter.Despite being given the initial green light, it needs to be debated by a parliamentary committee and voted on three more times in the plenum before it becomes part of the country’s so-called “basic laws”, which are similar to a constitution. In and of itself, the bill calls for stark discrimination against Arab minorities, while paradoxically maintaining Israel’s alleged “democracy.” The bill aside, Jewish fundamentalism is a reality in Israel and what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the government are embarking on is to merely give Jewish fanaticism a legal definition. Shoring up Israel’s presence as a theocracy in the world. Dichter’s bill not only encroaches on genuine rights of the original landowners, the Palestinians, but also announces Hebrew as the sole official language, devaluing Arabic from a primary language to merely holding “special status.”
The bill also confiscates the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination. It stipulates that the right of self-determination is enjoyed only by Jews … A term at which one must stop and ask how can racism be more explicit than this? This glows beyond the fog of politics– it is a fundamentalist narrative at its finest. Self-declared right to supremacy over others, and self-given right to deprive, isolate and eliminate counterparts cannot better define zealotry. Such a bill promotes legal preference in a push to erase their trace from both geography and history.Israel the finest theocracy in the middle east- Undeniable as it is a nation created solely and only for followers of a specific religion.

Don't forget NATO meeting on the 25th

From earlier today!
No garden planting, yet. Sigh.
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Still Waiting for that Anthropogenic Global Warming...

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:19
It's our traditional May 2/4 weekend- Get your 24 beers.Watch fireworks. Garden.
Also known as Victoria Day weekend
No gardening going on here. 

The month of May is nearly over. Summer is just over 3 weeks away and we've had two, yes, two days of what I consider slightly warm temperatures for this time of year- 80 F or about 27- 28 C.
Two days for all of May- The rest of this month has been cold.Windy. Rainy. Below normal all month long.

Link: Short-lived summer in Ontario: Focus shifts to thunderstorms
Midsummer heat has been warmly welcomed across southern Ontario, with a two-day streak of temperatures surpassing 30 oC in some parts (not where I live)  of the region.Yup, two days of warmth.
But cooler conditions are ahead, ( the whole month has been well below norm, except for two days)  along with a widespread risk of severe thunderstorms Thursday as the cold front moves through. Severe thunderstorm watches covered almost all of the south of the province in the afternoon, with some storms already sparking in areas further north in the early afternoon, and in most of the Greater Toronto Area by the late afternoon. Looking to the end of May:
 "Warmer than the first half of May, but no sustained 20 o+C weather in sight," Gillham says. "The pattern also becomes more unsettled again with next system of significance around Wednesday."Here's hoping. Because May except for two days has been cold. 20 C = 68 Fahrenheit

How about the Atlantic Provinces- How about more snow?
50 cm of snow, more rain for Atlantic Canada long weekendSunday, May 21, 2017, 12:48 PM - The unofficial start of summer is here, but winter is still hanging on in Atlantic Canada.  Newfoundland in particular is the seeing the worst of it, with accumulating snow for northern parts of the island and Labrador, with rainfall elsewhere on the island. Though snowfall warnings were slowly dropping off Sunday, the system leaves behind very hefty totals, according to Environment Canada.
"Cartwright has reported snowfall amounts of 50 cm since Friday. Latest indications suggest another 5 cm can be expected before the snow tapers off tonight," the weather agency says.Snow marking the kick off of summer in Newfoundland
  BC:  When a high is a new low: 10.3 C at airport on May 15  Crops are weeks behind schedule, gardeners are waiting to plant until the sun comes out and winter jackets are still out in force.
On Monday, when temperatures reached 10.3 C, a new mark was set for the lowest May 15 daytime high, beating out the previous record of 10.6 C in 1965. That’s based on the temperature at the Victoria International Airport weather station, where Environment Canada has been collecting data since 1941.On the bright side of things we got to see a whole pile of Kite Surfers at one of the local beaches. They were fully suited for the cold weather and high winds.  As we also were.It was a very colourful display. Despite what had to be the cold temps of the Lake, which is now a secret,  no longer shared on a daily basis by Environment Canada.
And if someone can assist me in finding them I would love to know where they can be found?I checked the marine forecast . They give you wind and waves. Water temperature used to be part of daily reporting..... but now it's secret. Same as historical temps. Secret.
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The Doomsday Vault is NOT Flooded - AGW Cult Glossolalia

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 18:03
This is getting ridiculous- The constant overwrought dramatics. The claim of the flooded doomsday vault is more glossolalia , always accompanied by hysteria, that leaves the sane questioning, coherent thinker wanting something tangible. Something factual. Comprehensible. Something like, truth.

First  from the Guardian - Arctic Stronghold of Worlds Seeds Flood after Permafrost Melts
OMG the Doomsday Vault is DOOMED- Hysterical enough for you? This type of spin follows a very predictable pattern of screaming headlines then later quiet clarifications- You can see this type of manipulation occur regularly and persistently regarding any and all concocted situations.  The flooded doomsday vault is a lie. I bring you the quiet clarification- Please make sure it gets some attention

LET'S GET REAL- The Doomsday Vault Isn't Flooded.....
 But according to one of the vault’s creators, the reports are pretty overblown and everything’s fine.Well, the vault’s fine.  Cary Fowler, one of the creators of the vault:  “Flooding is probably not quite the right word to use in this case,” he told them. According to Fowler, a little bit of water has made its way into the entrance every year. Though he wasn’t present at the vault when the ‘flooding’ occurred this year, he insists that it’s a pretty routine occurrence.The tunnel was never meant to be water tight at the front, because we didn’t think we would need that”- Before you jump to a foolish conclusion about why they didn't need to make the tunnel entrance water tight, read on.
“Basically, there’s a 100-meter tunnel that serves as a walkway into the mountain and it goes downhill. Before you reach the vault doors, the ground shifts uphill. This little area allows water to collect and two pumps can evacuate it”I'll repeat that little tidbit
  "This little area allows water to collect and two pumps can evacuate it”
They planned for water removal via two pumps built in for just such a reason.  Knowing water would inevitably pool on a regular basis... which tells us they expected water to collect and they built in an ability for the water to be moved away
In fact, according to Fowler, if the water were to make it all the way uphill it would get hit with temperatures around minus 18 degrees celsius, freeze, and create a new barrier.Minus 18 degrees celsius is plenty dam cold.( -0.4F ) In fact Fowler said if the water made it uphill it would freeze and create a barrier- Of course it would! Because it's very, very cold.

I've been busy the past couple of days and have left a bevy of posts for readers- Enjoy them
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Must Watch Trudeau be A Pompous Arse- Worse then Harper

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 07:27
Note the arrogant smugness of Trudeau. I did NOT vote for this groomed stooge.
 "Opposition force Canadian Crime Minister Justin Trudeau to humiliate himself by having to avoid the exact same question, in what has to be a world record, 18 TIMES!!! May 10, 2017. As the Speaker of the House said, it's up to Canadians to judge the quality of the answers, so please help spread this video for all Canadians to see because we can't depend on the CBC"
Fellow Canadians how are we liking Mr Trudeau so far?



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