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'Free Palestine!' World marches to protest Gaza victims

RT * Published on Jul 20, 2014

Over 350 Palestinians have been killed in Israel's ongoing operation to root out Hamas fighters. Tens of thousands march across the glove to protest the victims of the invasion, almost 80% of whom are civilians.

''Paradigm shift underway. Drive carefully.''


'Obama agrees with Putin on MH17 and vice versa. Poroshenko isolated'

RT * Published on Jul 19, 2014

Barack Obama claims the US has firm evidence that the plane was shot down by a missile, fired from an area controlled by anti-Kiev fighters. He also accuses Russia of supporting them. Nevertheless US president agrees to Putin's calls to conduct transparent investigation and says it's too early to say who and why shot down the plane. Ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern see the situation as isolation for President Poroshenko.

- Yes, here's another installment of the Vlad Report brought to you by the Anti-1% Network. HA!

Electric Bacteria Connect To Form Wires

New Scientist * Published on Jul 16, 2014

Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25894
Some bacteria produce hair-like filaments that act as wires, ferrying electrons back and forth between the cells and their environment

Biologists discover electric bacteria that eat pure electrons rather than sugar, redefining the tenacity of life

By Sebastian Anthony on July 18, 2014 at 8:51 am

Some intrepid biologists at the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered bacteria that survives on nothing but electricity — rather than food, they eat and excrete pure electrons. These bacteria yet again prove the almost miraculous tenacity of life — but, from a technology standpoint, they might also prove to be useful in enabling the creation of self-powered nanoscale devices that clean up pollution. Some of these bacteria also have the curious ability to form into ‘biocables,’ microbial nanowires that are centimeters long and conduct electricity as well as copper wires — a capability that might one day be tapped to build long, self-assembling subsurface networks for human use.


- Now, all some enterprising bacteria needs to do, is invent the nano-electric-meter and they can start themselves a bacteria Capitalist society just like we have.

Of course it'd be gone in a few nanoseconds.....

The German Joke

- Still too soon?

US Weaponizes Nearly Every Major World Conflict | Brainwash Update

breakingtheset * Published on Jul 17, 2014

Abby Martin reports on the militant group ISIS seizing 52 US-made heavy artillery cannons, going over several other examples of US weapons playing a role in almost every major global conflict.

- John McCain says there'll be hell to pay if the weapons to shoot down the Malaysian Boeing-777 were Russian-made. He must be pissed at the market-share loss. The US is the world's leaders in the sale (secret and open), loss, and outright giving away of weapons to terrorists groups and damn near anyone with a trigger finger, and we don't want the damn Ruskies horning-in on our action, dammit!

I keep waiting for somebody to say: "Cut" -- and then everything will go back to normal.....

Horse Ham

- Mr. Ed's great-great-nephew Milton, twice removed......

Police Lieutenant Gets Away With Violating The Law. Surprised?

The Young Turks * Published on Jul 16, 2014

"A Miami cop pulled someone over last month on a routine traffic stop, but the ensuing mess resulted in an internal investigation because it turns out the man this police officer pulled over was actually a higher-ranking officer in the same police department. Officer Marcel Jackson pulled over Lieutenant David Ramras and things got intense really quickly.

In a video captured on Jackson's GoPro camera, you can see them fighting and Jackson forcing Ramras to the ground. Other officers nearby run up to break the two of them up. Ramras angrily shouts, "Do you know who the fuck I am?" He then tells Jackson who he is.

Needless to say, things haven't turned out well for either of them. Jackson was relieved with pay, and Ramras has been reassigned. There is currently an investigation underway into the matter." *

- Miami cops should be used to being pulled-over at gunpoint.....

Alan Kapuler Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity

Food Farmer Earth * Published on Jul 10, 2014

Alan Kapuler is a well-educated man, both in a formal academic sense, and also from a lifetime of hands-on work as an organic plant breeder: planting, breeding, and cataloging his vast collection of open pollinated seeds.

Read the full post on Cooking Up a Story:

- Every action begins life as a thought.......

Keiser Report: Time to Fake US Manufacturing?

RT * Published on Jul 10, 2014

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the fact that when falling off a cliff, it is only the last few feet that hurt. They apply this to the collapsing US economy where they're going to fake manufacturing till they one day make it, but Max suggests that, just as you cannot taper a ponzi scheme, you cannot recalculate your way out of economic collapse. In the second half, Max interviews former CIA case officer and co-creator of the Marine Corps Intelligence Center, Robert David Steele, who has authored a new book, The Open Source Everything Manifesto: Transparency, Truth and Trust. They discuss anarchy, panarchy, true cost economics and Max asks whether crowd-sourced answers to national intelligence questions will be met with a military-style response similar to what happened to Kim Dotcom.

- IMO, this is a good 25 minutes and 46 second investment.

Why Doesn't the Media Care About Dead Palestinians?

breakingtheset * Published on Jul 9, 2014

Abby Martin remarks on the latest violence in Palestine, including Israeli airstrikes on civilian targets in Gaza.

- Abby, in answer to your query as to ''Why Doesn't the Media Care About Dead Palestinians?'' -- the answer is that ''the media'' is the 1%.

And the 1% makes money and secures its position through the deaths of others......
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