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Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out strikes against six hideouts of terrorists in the Syrian governorates of Homs and Deir Ezzor, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria announced on June 11.

“During the past day, the Russian Aerospace Forces delivered airstrikes on six places of the deployment of militants who left the al-Tanf area [which is controlled by United States forces] and were hiding in hard-to-reach areas of the al-Amur ridge in the Homs governorate and the Al-Bishri ridge in the Deir Ezzor governorate,” Major General Yury Popov said.

The Russian military commander added that reconnaissance operations continue in desert and mountainous areas in the Homs, Deir Ezzor and in the governorate of Raqqa.

On June 12, video footage showing the strikes announced by the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria surfaced online.

Tags: RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, SYRIA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) continue to target key positions of Kiev forces in different directions of the front using Kh-38 missiles.

Photos posted to social networks on June 9 showed the aftermath of a pinpoint strike with a Kh-38 on a headquarters of Kiev forces in the Kharkiv direction.

And on June 13, a video surfaced online showing a Kh-38 strike against a multi-story building occupied by Ukrainian troops in an unknown direction.

Tags: RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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One would have to be either willfully deaf or dumb, or blind, not to have noticed the stories emerging that are signaling the demise of the planscamdemic narrative, and more importantly, the blowback against "global health initiatives".  In fact, this week i received not only the usual batch of news about adverse injection reactions, but four important stories that indicate that the narrative is collapsing in a way implicating the collapse of the entire globaloney "health structure", the "international agencies" that are supposedly about protecting "global health." We saw, for example, the attempted assassination of Slovakian premier Fico, and his own statements to the effect that he believes it was in part motivated by his country's stance against the whole planscamdemic-injection narrative. Well, according to this story shared by W.G., you can add the Philippine House of Representatives to that list as well:

Given the position and stature of the Philippines in that part of the world, one may expect the "trend" to spread from their to other countries (if it hasn't already. If you've been watching Japan carefully, that country has become a hotbed of planscamdemic narrative "denial").

Tags: CONSUMER RIGHTS / PRODUCT REPORTS, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
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So-called 'green' fuel refineries have used loopholes in federal regulation to become massive polluters, according to a new report. 

The 275 Biofuel and ethanol manufacturers in the US released 12 million tons of toxic materials into the air in 2022 compared to 15 million emitted by oil refineries, the report detailed. 

Further, these plants released more of four kinds of toxic chemicals that can cause vomiting, diarrhea and shortness of breath in the short term, and have been linked to cancer in the long term. 

These green fuel companies use products like corn or vegetable oil to make fuel instead of petroleum. 

A majority of the biofuel facilities are located in the Midwest, with one in Illinois that generated the largest source of Hexane, a toxin that can cause nerve damage.

Tags: CLIMATEGATE, ECONOMY, ENERGY
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Business leaders in California have slammed the state's decision to hike the minimum wage to $20-an-hour for fast food restaurant employees. 

Nearly 10,000 positions across chains from Pizza Hut to Burger King have been cut since the law was signed in September 2023, according to a trade group.

Fast food chains have been hiking their prices and slashing jobs to cut costs to afford the new minimum wage. This week, In-N-Out raised prices - with the Double Double meal now more than $10.

Beloved Mexican chain Rubio's Coastal Grill has filed for bankruptcy and is shutting 48 restaurants in the state becauseof the wage hike.

Tags: ECONOMY, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
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No one can leave this man by himself for two seconds. He just got lost stepping off Air Force one!

Tags: WHITE HOUSE
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A video has emerged on social media on Thursday that appears to show IDF soldiers firing a trebuchet at the Lebanese border, igniting plantations across the border. 

Tags: ISRAEL, LEBANON, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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The American consumer is facing a “perfect storm” as the three pillars propping up spending power crumble simultaneously. The pandemic savings that once provided a cushion have been depleted, wage growth has plummeted by 80%, and delinquency rates have surged by 50%. This triad of deteriorating factors signals a bleak horizon for consumer resilience and economic stability.
Tags: ECONOMY
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NATO countries have "comfortably exceeded" a target of placing 300,000 troops on high-readiness as the alliance grapples with the threat from Russia, a senior alliance official said Thursday.

NATO leaders agreed in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine in 2022 to massively ramp up the number of forces that alliance commanders can deploy within 30 days.

"The offers on the table from allies comfortably exceed the 300,000 that we set," the official said on condition of anonymity.

"Those are forces which allies have said to us, 'They are available to you as of now at that level of readiness'."

Tags: NATO, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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A Pentagon-funded company is seeking proposals to feed America’s soldiers lab-grown meat in a bid to "reduce the CO2 footprint" at Defense Department outposts.

BioMADE, a public-private company that has received more than $500 million in funding from the Defense Department, announced earlier this month that it is seeking proposals to develop "innovations in food production that reduce the CO2 footprint of food production at ... DoD operational environments," according to an online announcement.

These include "novel cell culture methods suitable for the production of cultivated meat/protein," or lab-grown meat, a product that is still in its experimental phases. This type of meat is grown in a lab from animal cells with the aid of other chemicals, and has emerged as a flashpoint in debates about the efficacy and morality of manufacturing meat products without slaughtering animals.

BioMADE—which earlier this year received a $450 million infusion of taxpayer cash—maintains that lab-grown food products will reduce the Pentagon’s carbon footprint, a priority for the American military as it pursues a Biden administration-mandate to address climate change and other cultural issues that critics describe as "woke."

Webmaster addition: Okay. So let me get this clear. You have the US military, which is adding to pollution and global warming by blowing up everything, will be fed laboratory-grown meat of dubious healthiness, to be kind to the environment?

Tags: CLIMATEGATE, SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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ABOARD THE USS LABOON—It was just after 9 p.m. when radar operators aboard this U.S. Navy destroyer in the Red Sea spotted a tiny arrow on their screens: a missile hurtling toward them at five times the speed of sound.

The crew of the warship with 300 sailors aboard had just seconds to shoot it down. As the projectile closed in, the Laboon launched an interceptor from silos beneath its deck, destroying the incoming missile in flight.

The Jan. 9 attack was one of the largest maritime battles the U.S. has faced since World War II. Houthi rebels in Yemen that day launched 18 drones and cruise missiles along with the ballistic missile at the Laboon and three other American destroyers, a U.S. aircraft carrier and a British warship in an attack that unfolded over a dozen hours.

Tags: MIDDLE EAST, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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Argentina's monthly inflation rate in May was the lowest since 2022, official data showed on Thursday, cooling for the fifth straight month to 4.2% amid a tough austerity drive by libertarian President Javier Milei.

The month-on-month rise in prices was Argentina's smallest since the start of 2022, below forecasts of a 4.9% increase and down from a peak over 25% in December.

Annual inflation also slowed for the first time since the middle of last year, coming down off an April peak to clock in at 276.4%, still among the highest rates in the world.

Many Argentines say they have yet to feel the benefit of slowing inflation, with sky-high food, utilities, and transportation costs making the minimum monthly wage in Argentina of 234,315 pesos ($260) feel insufficient.

Tags: ECONOMY, SOUTH/CENTRAL AMERICA
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A lawsuit warns that U.S. aid to Israel violates a law meant to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation, even as the United States prepares to increase the already massive Israeli aid program.

Filed Aug. 8 by Grant Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle East Policy, or IRMEP, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the suit alleges that U.S. aid to Israel violates two amendments to the 1961 Foreign Assistance Act, known as the the Symington and Glenn Amendments, which collectively ban support for countries engaged in clandestine nuclear programs.

In the lawsuit, Smith alleges that violating these amendments means that Israel has received approximately $234 billion in illegal aid since the passage of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976.

Tags: ISRAEL, PALESTINE, TORTURE/ WAR CRIMES, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE, WMD
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Earth’s inner core, a solid iron sphere nestled deep within our planet, has slowed its rotation, according to new research. Scientists from the University of Southern California say their discovering challenges previous notions about the inner core’s behavior and raises intriguing questions about its influence on Earth’s dynamics.

The inner core, a mysterious realm located nearly 3,000 miles beneath our feet, has long been known to rotate independently of the Earth’s surface. Scientists have spent decades studying this phenomenon, believing it to play a crucial role in generating our planet’s magnetic field and shaping the convection patterns in the liquid outer core. Until now, it was widely accepted that the inner core was gradually spinning faster than the rest of the Earth, a process known as super-rotation. However, this latest study, published in the journal Nature, reveals a surprising twist in this narrative.

Tags: SCIENCE/ HEALTH/ CLIMATE/ NATURE
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For the past two decades, there has been a general—and mostly unchallenged—understanding that satellite imagery is restricted over Israel and the Palestinian and Syrian territories it occupies. This was due to a 1996 U.S. regulation known as the Kyl-Bingaman Amendment (KBA) which has limited the quality and availability of high-resolution satellite imagery produced by U.S. companies covering Israel (and by implicit extension, the occupied Palestinian territories and the occupied Golan Heights). The result is that publicly available imagery on platforms such as Google Earth has been deliberately coarse and blurred.

On June 25, following two years of sustained pressure from academia and civil society, the 97-word KBA was unexpectedly reformed, making higher-resolution satellite imagery legally accessible and readily available to all. The news, though welcome, raises certain questions: First, what were the effects of the KBA? Second, since satellite imagery has advanced significantly both in scale and diversity in the 24 years since the KBA was passed, why did it take so long to reverse?

Tags: ISRAEL, PALESTINE, SYRIA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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We’ve learned, in recent months, how famous celebrities are fleeing Los Angeles. They join a growing number of residents who are getting fed up with Democrats’ far-left, pro-criminal policies. Crime is out of control in the blue state. And it doesn’t look like elected officials are doing anything about it.

The crime is getting so bad that not even wealthy celebrities can assume they are safe in their gated communities.

One iconic Hollywood couple dropped a bombshell during a recent interview. These beloved stars have been the victims of a heinous crime, not once but twice. Now, they have made a shocking admission—and they might make an unthinkable move.

From Breitbart:
Two home burglaries in as many months have driven actress Goldie Hawn to confess she is “never without” a security guard, hinting she may join the growing throng permanently leaving the crime-stricken “terrible” city…

The Hollywood veteran said she was in total shock and “couldn’t believe” the home she shares with fellow actor Kurt Russell had been targeted again…

“I couldn’t believe it, ‘What is happening here?”‘ she recalled.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS
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Again and again, we’ve seen President Biden denying the fallout of his policies. It seems the Biden administration makes a bad decision. That decision hurts Americans. Yet, instead of changing course, the White House keeps pushing the bad plan. And it is denying that Biden made any mistakes.

It’s not a great way to lead a country, as we’ve seen.

It’s so bad the federal government seems to be playing with data to make Biden seem better than he is. The government claims that the country has been adding jobs. Only for us to learn that 3/4ths of all jobs added since 2021 have been to migrants. Now, this new number should alarm every working American.

Tags: ECONOMY, IMMIGRATION/GLOBALISM, WHITE HOUSE
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It is no secret that a crime epidemic is hurting America’s biggest cities. For years, progressive leaders have supported policies that encourage crime. They have eliminated cash bail, defunded police departments, and reduced the penalty for many crimes.

The state pushing the very worst of these ideas is California. Crime is getting so bad in CA cities that many residents are leaving.

The problems seemed to begin with the passage of a particular bill. This law has been in effect for many years. Many experts have claimed it is to blame for the problem. But Democrats have done nothing. Now, voters have a chance to set things right.

From Breitbart:
A ballot initiative to amend parts of Proposition 47, the 2014 “criminal justice reform” that many blame for a wave of crime and retail theft in California, has officially qualified for the November ballot, according to California officials…

The referendum reduced many felonies to misdemeanors, and — most notoriously — raised the minimum value for felony theft to $950 worth of goods. That, critics say, encouraged a wave of shoplifting in major cities, as thieves knew there would be no serious consequences for thefts of lesser value.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
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It seems Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is trying to distance herself from anti-Israel progressives. Despite being a far-left progressive herself, the congresswoman has recently condemned the growing antisemitism among liberals protesting the Israel-Hamas war.

She hasn’t gone far enough to shut down this movement, however. AOC still endorses anti-Israel sentiments and accused conservatives of falsely calling minorities antisemites.

Recently, she viciously condemned an event being hosted by pro-Palestinian group “Within Out Lifetime.” The event called “A Day of Rage for Gaza” saw progressives marching through New York. They got unruly, carrying banners that supported terrorism and spreading, celebrating the October 7th attack. But after AOC attacked the group, they dropped a bombshell on her.

From The Post Millennial:
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez posted on X condemning an antisemitic rally in New York City organized by the extremist pro-Palestine group Within Our Lifetime (WOL) despite her previous attempts to partner with the organization…

“You are a genocide apologist,” WOL organizer Nerdeen Kiswani said in response to the congresswoman. “This is why when your staff asked WOLPalestine if you can speak at our Queens rally in 2021 we said NO. What’s callus is the Zionist exhibit used to manufacture consent for genocide, but you don’t care since you didn’t vote against funding it.”

Tags: ISRAEL, PALESTINE, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, TORTURE/ WAR CRIMES, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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