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The Mullahs Promise "Demise of Israel" and American Civilization

The Mullahs Promise "Demise of Israel" and American Civilization


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  6 comments  •  5 hours ago  •  LOCKED
The Mullahs Promise "Demise of Israel" and American Civilization by Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute, June 15, 2019 The Iranian government continues to defy international standards, as it refuses to act as a rational and constructive state, even apart from its repeated malign behavior in the Gulf of Oman this week. Pictured: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a...
Jun 15 10:38pm @6 It's time, going out a long ways so locking for 6 or 7 hours, then will unlock.
Jun 15 8:28pm @5.1 I think the mainstream media and the Democratic Party, especially a few of its newest lawmakers, are reconditioning the minds of the public. With their assistance the Mullah's prediction of the...
Jun 15 7:19pm @4 This can remain open for the next few hours, but I will be going out for a long time thereafter.  Actually, I don't expect anyone to care that they're being called degenerate enemies of humanity....
Jun 15 10:06am @3 LOL.  Don't know why I bother, but since I'm going to sleep for the night I'm locking this seed.
Jun 15 6:42am @1 "..."
Physicists reverse time using quantum computer

Physicists reverse time using quantum computer


Via: Larry Hampton  •  12 comments  •  an hour ago
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology teamed up with colleagues from the U.S. and Switzerland and returned the state of a quantum computer a fraction of a second into the past. They also calculated the probability that an electron in empty interstellar space will spontaneously travel back into its recent past. The  study  is published in  Scientific Reports .
Jun 15 9:22pm @4.1.1 True CB.  There are only a few species capable of rejuvenating.
Jun 15 8:42am @4 Do you think they can use this stuff as a way to make us age in reverse i.e. get younger? 
Amazing Ball girl catch

Amazing Ball girl catch


Via: It Is ME  •  30 comments  •  3 hours ago
Ball Girl outshines player !
Jun 15 8:43pm @5.3.2 Way to go, John. You've got extraordinary ability to spot those kinds of things.
Jun 15 8:42pm @5.5 So the video's just a fake.  Thanks for saying so, now I don't feel so bad for being unable to see it.
New study finds surprising cure for stress

New study finds surprising cure for stress


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  38 comments  •  24 minutes ago
Jun 15 8:20pm @13 Sitting alone by a flowing stream in a wooded area, hearing only the sounds of nature, are the most relaxing, stress-releasing experiences I have ever had.
The Power Of Great Music

The Power Of Great Music


By: JohnRussell  •  31 comments  •  2 hours ago
Post some great music folks STILL - Martina McBride WAKE ME UP - Avicii SO MANY STARS - Sarah Vaughn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-NmVTYThKQ TELL HIM IM NOT HOME  - Chuck Jackson
Jun 15 7:35pm @25 I don't know why I even bother scrolling down this kind of article, but since the article's title is "The Power of Great Music" I'll combine my comment with the movies and add this:...
Will They Ever Leave Him Alone? Christian Baker Jack Phillips Is Being Sued—Again

Will They Ever Leave Him Alone? Christian Baker Jack Phillips Is Being Sued—Again


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  311 comments  •  3 hours ago
Remember Jack Phillips, the Christian baker from Colorado who was sued for refusing to make a cake for a gay wedding? He's being sued again, for the third time, by the same lawyer who tried and failed to take him down last time. CBS Denver: Attorneys for a Denver woman greased the pan for yet another legal battle against a Lakewood bakery already burned around the edges from a series...
Jun 15 5:37am @2.1.13 You too.  I only addressed Dulay's comment that he had never seen a public stoning. I was not talking about ancient history so forget the bible verses. 
Jun 15 5:34am @2.1.12 I didn't think we were talking about ancient history.  As well, I have travelled in many countries in my lifetime - about 17 in fact, in North America and surrounding islands, Europe, North Africa,...
Jun 12 10:09am @2.1.7 You don't live in a Muslim country. https://concit.org/stoning-lashing-amputating-countries-on-the-rise/
Louis Levi Oakes, last Mohawk Code Talker receives a hero’s tribute when laid to rest in Akwesasne

Louis Levi Oakes, last Mohawk Code Talker receives a hero’s tribute when laid to rest in Akwesasne


Via: 1stwarrior  •  11 comments  •  yesterday
On Saturday, June 1, hundreds of Akwesasnoron, joined by representatives from the US military and Canadian Armed Forces laid Louis Levi Oakes, the last remaining Mohawk Code Talker from World War II to rest. It was a service befitting a hero. It was a memorial service, military honor, and funeral procession unlike any most Native communities ever witness or experience. Route 37, the...
Jun 14 11:49pm @4.1.3 That is absolutely fantastic.
Jun 14 9:27am @4 Very few left now - to think just how valuable they were to maintain safe secret communications during the war - such an important aspect towards securing victory.  I agree that proper recognition...
 How social media is shaping what people know — and don't know — about the Hong Kong protests

How social media is shaping what people know — and don't know — about the Hong Kong protests


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  52 comments  •  yesterday
By   Arjun Kharpal, CNBC Social media has played an important role in   Hong Kong’s   anti-government   protests over the past few days   with protesters planning their moves via apps and mainland China users apparently blocked from learning about the unrest on multiple platforms. Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets since Sunday, protesting a   proposed government law to...
Jun 14 9:14pm @7 "How Social Media is Shaping What People Know - And Don't Know" And in my opinion, it's happening as much in the USA as anywhere else.
Jun 14 9:06pm @2.2.1 deleted for context
Jun 14 9:00pm @2.1.7 "..." Absolutely false in China.  People buy, sell and own their own homes and farms, and besides, China is becoming extremely capitalistic - otherwise how do you explain self-made people like...
Jun 14 6:45pm @6 Maybe this discussion can expand to being more universal to show that what is happening in Hong Kong may not be much different from what is happening around the world.  i.e. just remove the...
Jun 14 6:42pm @2.1.1 The 100 year agreement was well known.  It's not as if nobody knew what would happen when the time came to give back. I don't know the terms of the agreement as to preserving their freedoms, but...
Jun 14 6:34pm @5 You might notice that I'm still here communicating on NT - notwithstanding many comments have been made by members, sometimes by me, that the rampant paranoia as I've seen about China would have...
Jun 14 9:39am @3.1.1 You're right - but there's been reporting about the Hong Kong protests.
Jun 14 9:00am @3 When I first read the title, I thought it was going to just end with "How Social Media is Shaping What People Know - And Don't Know".  Hong Kong is just an example.  As I've said before, I think...
Jun 14 2:17am @1.1.1 I think Taiwan's case to remain free of mainland China is a lot stronger than Hong Kong's.
Jun 14 2:14am @2 England gave Hong Kong back to mainland China a number of years ago.  They were obligated to do so.  It should be no surprise to anyone that since Hong Kong is incorporated back into mainland China...
Trump's Choice

Trump's Choice


By: JohnRussell  •  25 comments  •  16 hours ago
The premise of this little article is speculative, intended to garner opinions. It is not based on any presently known or existing information. - President Trump has said he would be open to information from foreign sources that might help him during his next election. This caused John Harwood of NBC to wonder about something on a cable news show this afternoon. - - -...
Jun 14 8:46pm @4.4.1 So you are saying it is impossible to interfere with them.  Funny that cell phones can be espionage agents while electronic computerized voting machines are infallible.  Out of curiosity, how are...
Jun 14 7:19pm @4.3.1 What was the fraud?  It had to be human fraud not related to the mechanics of the vote.  In Canada, representatives of every Party are entitled to (and most do) attend at every polling station...
Jun 14 6:51pm @4 I think it was a mistake to ever have changed the paper ballot and pencil system, in order to prevent such manipulation when it is so well known that a computer/internet system is prone to hacking.
How to pick a good watermelon

How to pick a good watermelon


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  11 comments  •  yesterday
How to pick a good watermelon A flavorless watermelon is a reason for a good cry. By Robin Shreeves, Mother Nature Network, June 4 2018 A ripe, full-of-flavor watermelon is one of summer's joys. (Photo: bondvit/Shutterstock) Watermelon is the fruit that symbolizes summer the most to me. It conjures memories of childhood summers, when my friends and I would devour...
Jun 14 6:24pm @1.1.4
Jun 14 9:30am @1.1.1 I used to think that the sound it made when you thumped it was the indication of a good ripe one, but I really had no idea what sound to listen for.
Jun 14 8:34am @1 Although I knew to pick one that was regular shape, no blemishes or cuts, and was heavy, I didn't know about the field spot, so hopefully I'll get really good ones from now on.
EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES

EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  12 comments  •  2 days ago
EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES Last week, Heinonen made waves when he warned KAN radio that Iran could make enough material for a nuclear weapon in six to eight months. BY YONAH JEREMY BOB, JERUSALEM POST, JUNE 10, 2019 IAEA cameras in Iranian uranium enrichment facility 311. (photo credit: REUTERS) Iran may be hiding as many as five...
Jun 14 8:05am @7.1 Just as the 9/11 terrorists had no concerns about how many Muslims were in those towers, Iran is not going to be concerned about how many Palestinians/Muslims will die when Iran nukes Israel. Kim...
Jun 10 10:35pm @3.1.3 Yes, Dean, "another" country - the one that has for years threatened to annihilate it.  Sure, give THEM weapons of mass destruction - they've only threatened Israel and the USA.
Jun 10 10:30pm @3.1.2 Going to continue my comment.  Israel is REPUTED to have had the bomb for how long now?  Have they ever threatened to attack any other country? - they may have vowed to do whatever is necessary to...
Jun 10 9:47pm @3.1 Has Israel threatened to annihilate Iran?  Seems to me that Iran has threatened to annihilate Israel.  So you seem to have chosen YOUR side in this.
Jun 10 8:59pm @1 I guess that other than the USA (government but not all its people) and Israel the rest of the world is happy to let the Doomsday Clock continue to tick. What really amuses me about the article...
 Creative Arts Thursday/Friday … Seed Your Creative Works and/or Thoughts

Creative Arts Thursday/Friday … Seed Your Creative Works and/or Thoughts


By: A. Macarthur  •  64 comments  •  yesterday
Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel © A. Mac/A.G.
Jun 14 1:50am @8.1 That car looks as if it's taking off. In high school there was a choice of 3 options:  Woodworking, where a student could use power tools (lathe, band saw, drill, circular saw, sander, etc) and...
Jun 13 8:46pm @7.2 I always loved old stone houses.  Never owned or lived in one but admired the ones I saw. Yours is no exception to that.
Jun 13 8:41pm @5.2 Thanks for providing the title and author, because although I could not open the image you posted I opened it on the internet.  It's a great piece in your collection.  Makes me think of the one I...
Jun 13 8:33pm @6.1.1 I guess it just depends on how small or far away an image you wish to capture is.  When I lived in Toronto I had an amateur telescope that enabled me to see the rings of Saturn and 4 moons around...
Jun 13 8:12pm @6 Lately I've not been taking many photos, but last night the sky here was unusually clear.  I tried to get a photo of Jupiter and its moons, as they have been fairly visible, but didn't succeed with...
Jun 13 6:47pm @1.1.4 Serenity personified - lovely.
Dave Feschuk: Raptors’ victory in NBA Finals opener a reality check for Warriors

Dave Feschuk: Raptors’ victory in NBA Finals opener a reality check for Warriors


Via: Freefaller  •  42 comments  •  yesterday
It was only a couple of months back, as the Golden State Warriors muddled through the meaningless dregs of another 82-game slog, that head coach Steve Kerr found a moment to explain his team’s occasional malaise.  In the quest for a fourth championship in five years, the preeminent team of its generation hasn’t always made life look easy. In March alone the Warriors dropped games...
Jun 14 12:53am @9 As I said I would do, I only watched the last couple of minutes.  A bad throw during that time was for me a replay of how they threw the game away at the end in the previous game - but this time...
Jun 11 9:35pm @8.1.5 Thanks for the info - basketball was never my sport. 
Jun 11 8:37pm @8.1.3 Not necessarily - their contract would be perfectly reasonable to indicate that payment for showing the ad is for each time shown. That simply makes commercial sense - but the advertisers are the...
Jun 11 7:14pm @8.1.1 Thinking of Shoeless Joe Jackson and his team (Chicago White Sox?) one has to wonder if there was a REASON to lose.  If not for the criminal gamblers, could it be there's more money in more ticket...
Jun 10 11:44pm @8 It is REALLY depressing to actually have watched a whole basketball game for the first time since many NT members may have been born, watching the Raptors trail through most of the game and then in...
Jun 09 6:57pm @7.1 As for "spreading the wealth" I read an article about what winning the title means financially for a team and it does bring a LOT of "wealth".
Jun 08 9:47pm @5.1.3 The Warriors have to win all three of the next games, whereas the Raptors need only win one - I like the odds.
Jun 08 7:04pm @5.1.1 Oh no!  Sorry to hear that.  No insurance?  How about you - were you injured?
Jun 08 1:12am @5 I don't want to nix it, but it's looking like the NBA crown may go outside of the USA for the first time.  The Blue Jays were able to remove the World Series trophy a couple of times, and the...
Jun 06 7:49pm @4.1.1 The NBA has banned Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens from games and team activities for one year after Stevens pushed Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the Finals....
Jun 06 12:14am @4 Damn it!! I missed watching the third game that the Raptors won decisively.
Jun 02 11:37pm @3 Just got to watch the last few minutes of the second game - it was so close....
Jun 01 8:56pm @1.1 "..." Hey!  I just noticed this article.  Toronto's my city.  I've never been a basketball fan, and in fact the only basketball game I ever attended in the past at least 60 years was the original...
Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  262 comments  •  35 minutes ago
Video Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to remove "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance, lost his case, arguing Congress' mandate to inscribe "In God We...
Jun 13 8:23pm @3.1.7 Perhaps had you said Vishnu or Buddha instead of Allah it might not have touched a nerve, but I have been unfairly accused of Islamophobia so many times on this site that yes it DID touch a nerve....
Jun 13 7:08pm @3.1.5 I'll buy that.
Jun 13 6:53pm @3.1.3 Your backhanded smear is not missed, nor that of your supporting thumb-uppers.  What I wrote was not directed at you, but you made damn sure your insult was directed at me.  That's reason, in my...
Jun 12 9:43am @3.1.1 I just can't understand it - I mean, what's the big deal that "In God we trust" is on the money?  Who is hurt by that?  What great injury does ANYONE suffer?  Who even LOOKS at what's written on...
Jun 12 12:17am @3 Tell him to have his atheist clientele mint and print their own money that they can use among themselves. As I, as an outsider, see it, Americans are just getting crazier and crazier.
Ringo Starr talks to Al Roker about Beatles, touring and aging

Ringo Starr talks to Al Roker about Beatles, touring and aging


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  6 comments  •  3 days ago
Jun 13 1:46am @2 I'll bet it was an interesting interview.  
Dem Rep’s Constituent Letter: Trump Supporters Are Racist, Ignorant, Religious, And Just Plain Dumb

Dem Rep’s Constituent Letter: Trump Supporters Are Racist, Ignorant, Religious, And Just Plain Dumb


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  22 comments  •  yesterday
Remember when there was that brief moment where the Democrats acknowledged that their ranks were too urban, too out of touch, and too regional? If you missed it, that’s fine. This debate didn’t last long. Even the folks who admitted that the Democratic Party was out of touch with voters are now peddling the hyper-left talking points now so; this was just a momentary exercise. The party is...
Jun 13 12:58am @3 Not being an American, I don't intend to take sides here, nor am I making this comment because of support for Trump, because the only thing about Trump that is of ANY importance to me is his...
I Want To Thank Perrie

I Want To Thank Perrie


By: JohnRussell  •  55 comments  •  22 hours ago
I am creating this article for the purpose of thanking Perrie for everything she does for Newstalkers , and for being a great leader of this forum for 8 years. Lord knows it has not always been easy for her. There are times when the membership, the topics and the comments and even interactions of members can "try men's souls".  I imagine there are times when she feels up against it....
Jun 12 6:48pm @13 Perrie was my greenhouse guide when I first joined NV, my second friend there, and one of the very best friends I have  had on NT since I became one of its first members. If not for her, I doubt I...
Jun 12 6:33pm @2.1.3 Wait a sec.  Wally might to "a" mascot for NT, but I always thought Wiki was THE mascot.
A girl's unbreakable bond with her pet duck grows deeper every day

A girl's unbreakable bond with her pet duck grows deeper every day


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  38 comments  •  4 days ago
Jun 11 11:25pm @14.1.1 Yeah, Canada Geese. The relevance is the bonding of the birds to the young girl.  Is that not what the article is about?  Of course I had to guess since I have no idea what the article is about,...
Jun 11 7:57pm @14 If you liked this story, you would LOVE watching the movie "Fly Away Home".  Anyone here seen it?
DC Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag

DC Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag


Via: Badfish H҉a҉n҉d҉ ҉o҉f҉ ҉D҉o҉o҉m҉  •  61 comments  •  4 days ago
Updated 2:50 p.m. A gay pride parade in Washington, D.C. has been criticized by Jewish and LGBTQ groups for banning Jewish and Israeli symbols from its Friday event. The D.C. Dyke March is designed to include people of diverse races, religions and gender identities who feel excluded from the more mainstream Pride parade, organizers   told   The Washington Post. The march will...
Jun 11 9:08pm @6.1.2 They're still too exclusive.  It's not more inclusive unless they add "H" for hermaphrodites, and "S" for shemales.  And why not add a "C" for celibates - that still differs from the majority does...
Jun 11 6:43pm @9 I guess the matter has now been settled - after all, fair is fair. JEWISH PRIDE FLAGS ALLOWED INTO DC DYKE MARCH AFTER STANDOFF “In order to have the Jewish Pride flag not be about Zionism, all...
Jun 11 4:45am @8.1.5 The topic of this article is in the headline: "DC Dyke March Bans Jewish Pride Flag"  Yet they said that a Palestinian flag would be okay.  All I have done is point out their hypocrisy and...
Jun 11 12:28am @8.1.3 "..." https://www.ruthfullyyours.com/2018/06/12/palestinians-no-place-for-gays-by-khaled-abu-toameh/
Jun 10 11:50pm @8.1.1 "..." How do you feel about that, epistte?
Jun 10 9:04pm @8 Maybe they should hold their next parade in Iran.  Since they hate Israel so much they must really admire and respect the countries that hate Israel, and they allow THEIR flags to fly....
Jun 08 7:35pm @5 What a bunch of hypocrites.  Homosexuality is legal in Israel, with Tel Aviv being one of the most welcoming cities in the world for LGBT as posted by the LGBT themselves, has one of the biggest...
DHS chief reveals startling stat on asylum seekers who skip hearings, disappear

DHS chief reveals startling stat on asylum seekers who skip hearings, disappear


Via: KDMichigan  •  15 comments  •  3 days ago
The acting Homeland Security secretary gave lawmakers a glimpse Tuesday into just how many asylum seekers skip their hearings after being released into the United States -- telling a Senate panel that a recent program found 90 percent miss their court dates. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan how many asylum seekers coming across...
Jun 11 8:53pm @5 Maybe it's time to remove the plaque at the Statue of Liberty with the Emma Lazarus sonnet, as it may mislead a lot of people.
Child Chat About Friendship

Child Chat About Friendship


By: Enoch  •  60 comments  •  2 days ago
The "Mom and Pop" shop where we have our family vehicles serviced for decades is run by fellow grandparents. The family Matriarch brings her grandchildren to work when they are not in school or summer camp. The daughter, the older of the two always comes to me when I bring my or Mrs. E's car for service. She knows I will pay attention, do fun things, and make her feel good about our...
Jun 11 7:26pm @6.2 It's great to wake up in the morning (it's 7:30 a.m. here now) and enjoy a great laugh out loud to start the day.  Thank you, Kavika.  By the way, it's ALMOST as hard to be 82.
Easy Multiple Choice Answer Movie Quiz for Movie Lovers Posted on the Everyone Loves Movies - Classic to Current Group

Easy Multiple Choice Answer Movie Quiz for Movie Lovers Posted on the Everyone Loves Movies - Classic to Current Group


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  1 comments  •  5 days ago  •  LOCKED
This is only a promotion for the Quiz and therefore is locked.  To see the quiz, to try it, or to just comment, if you are not a member click this link to take you to the Everyone Loves Movies - Classic to Current group and then click "JOIN GROUP": https://thenewstalkers.com/buzz-of-the-orient/group/182/everyone-loves-movies-classic-to-current and you may then be accepted as a...
Jun 11 7:09am @1 As the waitress in the deli said: "Try it, you'll like it."
BBC BACKLASH: ANGER AS BEEB TO BAN WORD ‘TERROR’ – LONDON BRIDGE KILLINGS NOW ‘VAN ATTACK’

BBC BACKLASH: ANGER AS BEEB TO BAN WORD ‘TERROR’ – LONDON BRIDGE KILLINGS NOW ‘VAN ATTACK’


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  1 comments  •  5 days ago
BBC BACKLASH: ANGER AS BEEB TO BAN WORD ‘TERROR’ – LONDON BRIDGE KILLINGS NOW ‘VAN ATTACK’ BBC has been accused of ‘sanitising’ terrorism after banning its journalists from using the word ‘terror’ when reporting on atrocities, prompting an outcry from staff and MPs alike. By Joe Gamp,   The Express , Jun 10, 2019: Reporters working for the corporation are to be...
Jun 11 4:31am @1 Didn't someone in the USA also whitewash terrorism by calling it workplace violence?  I wonder how long it will be before mass murders are going to be reported as being caused by someone who got up...
Closest-known ancestor of today’s Native Americans found in Siberia

Closest-known ancestor of today’s Native Americans found in Siberia


Via: Kavika  •  30 comments  •  5 days ago
Indigenous Americans, who include Alaska Natives, Canadian First Nations, and Native Americans, descend from humans who crossed an ancient land bridge connecting Siberia in Russia to Alaska tens of thousands of years ago. But scientists are unclear when and where these early migrants moved from place to place. Two new studies shed light on this mystery and uncover the most closely related...
Jun 10 6:56pm @4 Seems to me that the more we learn, the less we know. 
A Dogs Life - Sometime it ain't so great.

A Dogs Life - Sometime it ain't so great.


By: Kavika  •  34 comments  •  3 days ago
When the owners of dogs die they frequently leave behind a pet that has no where to go and no provisions are made for it. It's a very sad situation.  One of the dogs wants to tell you his story.  Hi, my name is Zeus and I'm 11 years old now. I'm a pretty big fella, around 95 lbs and I'm a iron colored Pit Bull. Some people think that I'm really scary looking and dangerous. I'm really...
Jun 10 12:09am @4.1.1 Your stories make me feel like getting another dog, but my wife's afraid of them.  I don't know what happened in her past that did that.
Jun 09 7:10pm @4 Hope he gets adopted - he was a hero.
Two Amish kids in horse-drawn buggy killed by drunk driver: cops

Two Amish kids in horse-drawn buggy killed by drunk driver: cops


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  13 comments  •  6 days ago
Two Amish kids in horse-drawn buggy killed by drunk driver: cops By Natalie O'Neill, New York Post, June 8, 2019 Two young Amish children were killed when a drunk driver in a pickup truck plowed into their family’s horse-drawn buggy in Michigan, according to a report Saturday. A 2-year-old and 6-year-old died Friday when a pickup truck rear-ended the carriage, which was...
Jun 09 6:49pm @2.1.2 Thanks for the info, Rock.  I guessed negligent homicide because I'm not up on criminal law.
Jun 09 6:46pm @4.1.1 "..." It sure as hell does.
Jun 09 6:44pm @4.2 That's mass homicide - there should be worse than a prison holiday imposed.  I was thinking hard labour - used to be chain gangs.  In fact at first I thought of making him do all the dirty and hard...
Jun 09 9:20am @2.1 Murder might require proof of intent and a good lawyer could get him off that.  I think negligent homicide, if such a charge is available there.
Jun 09 8:13am @1 Besides the Amish family suing the ass off him (hopefully he's insured and not a deadbeat) what do you think would be a suitable penalty for that son-of-a-bitch?
Trump's threat of tariffs succeed

Trump's threat of tariffs succeed


By: Vic Eldred  •  153 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
After 3 days of intense negotiations the US and Mexico have reached an agreement, which will include returning migrants seeking asylum to Mexico. Mexico will deploy their national guard troops along their southern border , increase actions to dismantle human trafficking operations, and take extra steps to coordinate with the American government to share information. More details are to be...
Jun 09 1:28am @3.3.1 "shit hole"?  Are you sure you weren't just trying unsuccessfully to spell the word "Shanghai"?
Jun 09 12:46am @3.2 Since he's so good at bullying, threatening and blackmailing, let's see what luck he has with China and the Palestinians (and their supporters).
The Rise of Artificial Freedom

The Rise of Artificial Freedom


Via: XXJefferson#51  •  69 comments  •  one week ago
In multiple settings, we are seeing a trend toward narrowing the scope of opinions allowed in the public arena. Heading into high school and college commencement season, a rising tide of ideological censorship is drowning out diversity of opinion. And academia leads the way in defining acceptable thought.  This means that as the number of “disinvitations” for conservative speakers piles...
Jun 08 9:10pm @2.1.13 Maybe so. Over the almost 13 years I've been here I've lived in 3 different cities, got to know and be familiar with many many people of all walks of life.  I have never heard ANYONE say ANYTHING...
Jun 08 8:15pm @2.1.11 "..." They are dangerous - Big Brother personified.  I think Zuckerberg is the most dangerous man in the world - he can virtually control the attitudes of the masses, thanks to proliferation of...
Futuristic 'Flying V' airplane could change the way we fly

Futuristic 'Flying V' airplane could change the way we fly


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  31 comments  •  one week ago
Jun 08 6:53pm @7.2 Did they get that idea from watching geese migrate?
Jun 08 6:49pm @4.1.2 Similar for me with movies.  Let it play almost to the end that way, then start it again to watch it.
Jun 08 8:57am @4.1 "..." Welcome to the club.
Today Was Dragon Boat Festival

Today Was Dragon Boat Festival


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  1 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
THIS IS ONLY A PROMOTION FOR THE ARTICLE POSTED ON DISCOVERY GROUP SO IT IS LOCKED.  IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER OF DISCOVERY GROUP AND WISH TO SEE THE ARTICLE ON DISCOVERY GROUP, AND TO COMMENT, AND VIEW ALL OTHER ARTICLES THERE, YOU CAN APPLY BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK, THEN CLICK "JOIN GROUP" AND YOU MAY BE ACCEPTED AS A MEMBER....
Jun 07 7:59am @1 This article is locked because if you wish to comment or see the article about the Dragon Boat Festival, the history, traditions, foods eaten at the time, and the boat races themselves, and you are...
CREATIVE ARTS GROUP THURSDAY/FRIDAY … June 6, 2019 … "D DAY"

CREATIVE ARTS GROUP THURSDAY/FRIDAY … June 6, 2019 … "D DAY"


By: A. Macarthur  •  11 comments  •  6 days ago
D-DAY (June 6, 1944) In World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy. © A. Mac/A.G.
Jun 06 8:28pm @7 I don't feel that I have anything relevant to D-Day to post, to join those that are, already posted on this article.  The only personal photo I have that is relevant to WW2 has to do with the...
Cherokee actor will receive an honorary Academy Award

Cherokee actor will receive an honorary Academy Award


Via: 1stwarrior  •  28 comments  •  6 days ago
Santa Fe’s Wes Studi, a veteran Cherokee actor whose list of credits includes   Dances With Wolves   and   The Last of the Mohicans , in October will receive an honorary Academy Award for his lifetime of work. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officials announced four Governors Awards recipients on Monday. Also receiving honorary awards will be directors David Lynch and Lina...
Jun 06 8:04am @9.2 Graham Greene, a great Canadian actor, and Chief Dan George - both deserve to be honoured.  I'm glad to see that Wes Studi was finally recognized for his body of work.
The Palestinians Miss Yet Another Opportunity

The Palestinians Miss Yet Another Opportunity


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  7 comments  •  one week ago
The Palestinians Miss Yet Another Opportunity by  Alan M. Dershowitz , Gatestone Institute, June 5, 2019 If the Palestinian leadership persists in its refusal to sit down and negotiate, they will only have themselves to blame for the lack of statehood. Pictured: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) The great...
Jun 06 7:45am @4.1 70 years of denial and intransigence has become a tradition.
Jun 05 11:49pm @3 This article is now unlocked.  Okay, Omar and Tlieb supporters - go to it.
Jun 05 10:05am @2 Since I will not be available to moderate the comments on this seed until about 14 or 15 hours from now, I am locking it until then.
Jun 05 10:02am @1.1.1 "..." Which means......it will never start.  Anyway, their boycott of the economic meeting just proves that it will never even be given a chance to start.  As was said - yet another missed...
Jun 05 4:27am @1 Hamas and the Palestinian leadership are truly the worst enemies of the Palestinian people. 
Raped girl, 17, dies by legal euthanasia (assisted suicide)  in the Netherlands

Raped girl, 17, dies by legal euthanasia (assisted suicide) in the Netherlands


Via: JohnRussell  •  58 comments  •  one week ago
Noa Pothoven: Raped girl, 17, dies by legal euthanasia in the Netherlands A teenager who said she was raped by two men died by legal euthanasia in the Netherlands, it's emerged. Noa Pothoven made a "sad last post" to social media last week in which she announced she would "die within 10 days". The 17-year-old detailed her struggles with sexual...
Jun 06 7:32am @6.2.10 Okay, MBFC rates Gatestone as Right bias, and rates The Intercept as Left bias - balance, eh? - so you go ahead and publish your Left bias articles and I will continue, in fact to make you happy,...
Jun 06 7:04am @6.2.9 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3397264/Denmark-latest-country-report-surge-women-groped-groups-migrants-locals-say-Syrians-nuts-girl.html...
Jun 06 2:37am @6.2.7 John Bolton doesn't write the articles.  He doesn't have some kind of disease that makes everything written by many authors - A LOT OF THEM MUSLIMS, poisonous. I suppose you are of the opinion...
Jun 05 11:58pm @6.2.5 Please point out to me where I have ever said that I find John Bolton appealing - because perhaps old age dementia has clouded my memory.
Jun 05 11:56pm @6.2.4 Not anti-Muslim, John, anti-Islamist, anti-terrorist, pro-Israel and I assume just plain conservative.  There seem to be a lot of Muslim authors on that site with whom I agree.  I guess that's all...
Jun 05 7:15pm @6.2.1 Is what you quoted from Gatestone Institute or from a source more to your personal bias?
Jun 05 5:41am @6 Rape and sexual assault have become commonplace in Europe, an everyday event - the perpetrators believe they're entitled.  Sweden has been called the Rape Capital of the World.  I'm extremely...
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." _ Albert Einstein

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." _ Albert Einstein


By: A. Macarthur  •  13 comments  •  one week ago
© A. Mac/A.G.
Jun 06 2:21am @10 "Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises." (Pedro Calderon de la Barca)
 Swinging in his harness, unable to veer away from the town, he dangled helplessly as his chute carried him straight toward the church steeple at the edge of the square.

Swinging in his harness, unable to veer away from the town, he dangled helplessly as his chute carried him straight toward the church steeple at the edge of the square.


By: JohnRussell  •  4 comments  •  one week ago
Almost as soon as he left his plane, Private John Steele of the 82nd’s 505th Regiment saw that instead of  landing in a lighted drop zone he was heading for the center of a town that seemed to be on fire. Then he saw  German soldiers and French civilians running frantically about. Most of them, it seemed to Steele, were looking  up at him. The next moment he was hit by something...
Jun 06 1:43am @4 A number of years ago I posted on my previous movie group, Classic Cinema, an article about The Longest Day, or about war movies in which I included it.  From the screen shots I will never forget...
China Issues US Travel Alert Warning of Official Harassment

China Issues US Travel Alert Warning of Official Harassment


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  21 comments  •  one week ago
China Issues US Travel Alert Warning of Official Harassment China has issued a travel warning for the U.S. saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies. By Associated Press, Wire Service Content (Reported by USnews and World Report), June 4, 2019 FILE - In this...
Jun 05 6:59pm @5.1.2 Well, looks like at least some of Trump's policies DO benefit Canada, even though they may harm his own country.
Jun 05 9:16am @5.1 I saw on the news that the American universities are starting to feel the pinch - one has even purchased an insurance polity with a $24,000 annual premium to cover the expected drop in tuition.
Jun 05 9:13am @2.1.4 I'm okay, thanks. Hope you're well too.  I've never had to undergo that kind of interrogation.  But I, too, have had the experience of always eliciting a big smile when I speak my minimal Mandarin...
Jun 05 7:08am @4.1 Reasonable opinions.
Jun 05 1:45am @2.3.4 "..." Similarly, I guess the USA wasn't happy about the Russians putting missiles in Cuba.
Jun 05 1:32am @2.1.2 I'm going to add a correction to what I just wrote, because I intend to be accurate about it.  When I was living in Zhengzhou, where the people are not as sophisticated and many local farmers...
Jun 04 10:10pm @2.3.2 A fight they didn't start.
Jun 04 10:08pm @1.1.1 I knew the expression "The Ugly American" back in the late 1950s when I was travelling in Europe and north Africa, when American backpackers sewed Canadian flags on their backpacks so they would...
Jun 04 10:01pm @2.1.1 Maybe it's because of how they are treated, and where you have seen them, if that's YOUR experience.  I've probably been in a lot more contact with them than you've been.
Jun 04 9:59pm @2.3 As you can see, that is a quotation from the seed - not my words but I can guess why.  Maybe it's because they spend a lot of money while touring, and because I've come to know the Chinese people...
Jun 04 9:36pm @1 Chasing away "the world's most sought-after traveler: the Chinese tourist" - just another blow to the US people, this time the tourism economy. Trump's policies have now succeeded in creating a...
"Baby Blimp" Assassinated In London By Villainous Trumpster

"Baby Blimp" Assassinated In London By Villainous Trumpster


By: JohnRussell  •  38 comments  •  one week ago
The victim lies silent among the stunned crowd A crazed Trump supporter stabbed the Baby Blimp balloon in the back with a sharp object , according to onlookers and British police authorities.  “It’s not surprising that the far right would want to meet freedom of expression with violence.” cried a member of the aggrieved Trump Baby UK group.  No word yet if Sarah...
Jun 05 9:23am @5.1.3 Absolutely I do.  That was the first thing that went through my mind when I read the article - I expected she would have been charged with vandalism or property damage.  However, obviously she did...
Jun 05 7:37am @5 If displaying the object is considered freedom of expression, then stabbing it to death could be considered freedom of expression as well.  That argument has been made when shouting down a speaker...
The Independents Dilemma

The Independents Dilemma


By: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  474 comments  •  one week ago  •  LOCKED
Recently in a political discussion, I was asked why do I always take a side. I was kind of shocked since I really don't participate in political discussions much. The reality of my life is that I don't take sides in politics since I view partisanship as pointless. What I do care about are the issues, the character of the politician, and current events that will impact my life.  But the...
Jun 04 7:58pm @1.2 You just have to live with the fact that you are going to be smeared by everyone.  The liberals will smear you because you're not 100% in agreement with their biased agenda and the conservatives...
5G: A Plan To Depopulate Earth?

5G: A Plan To Depopulate Earth?


Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  20 comments  •  2 weeks ago
5G: A Plan To Depopulate Earth? By  Marilyn M Barnewall, News With Views, June 2nd, 2019 Do you use a cordless telephone?  A cell phone?  A Smart phone?  A Smart television?  Wi-Fi?  A Wi-Fi router?  A Smart meter?  If so, for the sake of your own life and health, you need to read this article.  Information about health dangers is being withheld from you....
Jun 04 7:24pm @4.2.9 Here, John.  Feed your brain.  These are NOT "nutjob" studies. "..." "..."
Jun 04 9:37am @5 I saw elsewhere a comment by a person named Linda Goudsmit with reference to the seed. Whether or not she is qualified or is able to pass a certain NT member's "smell test" is not important, but...
Jun 04 9:16am @4.2.7 You are fucking unbelievable.  Just stop twisting everything I say into what YOU want it to mean.  The TONE of the article isn't humorous, there are spots of humour in it, but it is a serious...
Jun 03 11:30pm @4.2.5 The article is peppered with humour like that - makes it more fun to keep reading.  I still say, for the reasons I gave you and you obviously ignore, that there is a problem that exists, and I...
Jun 03 9:34pm @4.1.1 "Respectable" sources are linked in and at the end of the article.  
Jun 03 9:33pm @3.1.1 Nobody says you can't have that - but for reasons of maintaining a healthy population, do what other countries have done and limit the power flowing from the towers.
Jun 03 9:25pm @4.2 Of course, John.  Even if a right-wing author bases their opinions on linked factual scientific studies, you won't read the article  because it's not authored by one of your biased choosing....
Jun 03 7:37pm @3 I guess nobody here gives a shit about their health.
Jun 03 8:00am @2
Jun 03 12:38am @1 I've known about living near high voltage electrical wires causing cancer for many years. It's no stretch to take this author seriously. I take particular note that the high technology area of...
Trump insults London mayor on UK state visit

Trump insults London mayor on UK state visit


Via: Tessylo  •  202 comments  •  one week ago
  Alice RITCHIE and Jerome CARTILLIER, AFP   28 minutes ago   Trump and his wife Melania are to meet Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace (AFP Photo/MANDEL NGAN) London (AFP) - US President Donald Trump kicked off a state visit to Britain Monday by branding London's mayor a "loser" before heading for lunch with Queen Elizabeth II, following delicate comments about...
Jun 04 7:07pm @1.2.17 John Cleese claims London is 'no longer an English city' and sparks fresh criticism https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/29/john-cleese-claims-london-no-longer-english-city-sparks-fresh/ How...
Jun 04 6:46pm @1.2.15 The mainstream media refuses to publish what is actually happening there. It could hurt some feelings. 
Jun 04 6:43pm @1.1.34 Did she pat the Queen on the back when she met her?
Aspiring doctors learn at the zoo in unique medical school program

Aspiring doctors learn at the zoo in unique medical school program


Via: Perrie Halpern R.A.  •  6 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Jun 04 5:24am @2 When I was in first year premeds I had to dissect an embryo pig - one of the things that turned me off of premeds.
Trump Suggests a Boycott of AT&T to Punish CNN

Trump Suggests a Boycott of AT&T to Punish CNN


Via: Krishna  •  11 comments  •  2 weeks ago
Despite President Trump’s call on Twitter for a boycott, shares of AT&T, which acquired CNN last year, rose 1.7 percent on Monday. Credit Credit Brandon Thibodeaux for The New York Times President Trump on Monday floated the notion of a consumer boycott of AT&T, the telecommunications firm turned media colossus, an apparent attempt to punish the company for...
Jun 04 12:39am @4.1.1 Childish revenge.
Jun 03 11:36pm @4 Why bother?  CNN is going down the drain anyway.
Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall


Via: Vic Eldred  •  22 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out   House Democrats' lawsuit   seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that the politicians lack standing to make a legal case. Trump had  declared a national emergency   this past February over the...
Jun 03 9:44pm @1.1.2 The cartoon on another article about illegal immigrants, that shows Governor Brown saying "We support bridges" showing a bridge over the border with a road leading to a Democrat Registration Centre...
Jun 03 8:17pm @1.1 But there IS a "particularized injury" to the Democratic Party.  They would lose all those intended registrants to support their Party's candidates.
Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II

Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II


Via: 1stwarrior  •  46 comments  •  2 weeks ago
President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like. In   a new Quinnipiac University Poll , 33% named Obama the worst president since World War II, and 28% put Bush at the bottom of post-war presidents. "Over the span of 69 years of American history and 12 presidencies, President Barack Obama finds himself with President George W. Bush at...
Jun 03 8:09pm @5.1 Only saw the last few minutes of that game.  Come on, Raptors, you won the first one, go go go!
Jun 03 8:02pm @3.1.2 Polls sure are interesting - and SO reliable. eh?  They put Obama as the second best President and the second worst President out of 13 simultaneously. Surely, by now, nobody is so naive to not...
This Week's "Drop Out" … He Dropped Out of His Mom and into Our World

This Week's "Drop Out" … He Dropped Out of His Mom and into Our World


By: A. Macarthur  •  15 comments  •  one week ago
How fortunate are we … White-tailed Deer Fawn, One Week Old © A. Mac/A.G.
Jun 03 8:04am @4.1 If I recall, you told me that with Bougainvilleas the tiny white petals in the centre are the actual flower, and the big pink/red ones are actually leaves.
Jun 02 10:31pm @3.1 Is this one a Tiger Swallowtail as well?  And the flowers are....?
Jun 02 8:25pm @1.2 Amazing!
Anti-Vaxxers are the Worst Kinds of People

Anti-Vaxxers are the Worst Kinds of People


Via: Thrawn 31  •  124 comments  •  4 days ago
Jun 02 6:20am @3 They are either religious fanatics or greatly misguided ignoramuses. They are the REAL baby-killers.
Photos From China - Some You've Never Seen

Photos From China - Some You've Never Seen


By: Buzz of the Orient  •  1 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
That is an example of a photo from my latest China photo essay.  It consists of photos taken at least a decade ago, but they have been re-edited and framed for better presentation.  However, my China photo essays are only being posted on the Discovery Group.  As it is a Private Group, if you are not already a member it is necessary to apply for membership, and if you do, you may be...
Jun 01 10:11pm @1 This is only a ad for an article and is locked.  If you wish to apply for membership to the Discovery group, click this link: https://thenewstalkers.com/buzz-of-the-orient/group/8/discovery-group...
Welcome To My Coming Out Party

Welcome To My Coming Out Party


Via: Eat The Press Do Not Read It  •  113 comments  •  yesterday
For 77.5 years, like, perhaps many of you, I hid in the CLOSET. Handing upside down on a wire hanger, like a bat. Finally, after that assault, which occurred only days ago, at The Dick Cheney NURSING HOME for Wayward Republicans, I could remain silent no more. In a rash moment, I escaped, broke into a Video store and recorded this video. Enjoy, or, not, but, please post a comment. I am so...
Jun 01 9:02pm @9.1.2 Love satire, and thanks for trying, but FaceBook is banned here, as is google, twitter, YouTube, a lot of news media and damn it all, now even Wikipedia.  Of course there's still a lot of sites I...
The "Happiest Place on Earth" ~ Main Street USA, or, the Woods Behind My Backyard; I Report, You Decide on Creative Arts Thursday/Friday

The "Happiest Place on Earth" ~ Main Street USA, or, the Woods Behind My Backyard; I Report, You Decide on Creative Arts Thursday/Friday


By: A. Macarthur  •  44 comments  •  2 weeks ago
© A. Mac/A.G My Backyard © A. Mac/A.G.
Jun 01 6:30pm @12.1.1 "..." "They paved paradise 'n put up a parking lot"  (Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell) https://video.tudou.com/v/XNDA1NDgwMjI2NA==.html?spm=a2h0k.8191414.0.0&from=s1.8-1-1.2
At least 11 dead in Virginia Beach mass shooting at municipal center

At least 11 dead in Virginia Beach mass shooting at municipal center


Via: MrFrost  •  14 comments  •  2 weeks ago  •  LOCKED
The shooter, who was was a public utilities worker, also is dead, Cervera said. The chief said the gunman fired "indiscriminately." "This is the most devastating day in the history of Virginia Beach," said Mayor Bobby Dyer. "The people involved are our friends, coworkers, neighbor, colleagues." Cervera said the shooter was confronted shortly after opening fire on multiple floors....
Jun 01 12:48am @2.1.3 What explanation do YOU have for that lengthy page of shootings? - there isn't a civilized country in the world that can compete with that.