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Chuckle. Truth is stranger than fiction. The story line: 2009/10 At the height of the Afghan war, Bradley Manning who was an intelligence widget in the USAian military, decided to dump tons of classified documents describing USAian operations to WikiLeaks. … Continue reading

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Most Fun Ever Had About A Party

“Michelle Naylor-Fetty: Sorry, I won’t be able to make it. I need to be well rested for this little march a few women friends of mine have the next day. Should be a good time. Maybe you will see us … Continue reading

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Trump’s Strange Attitude To War

“One of Donald Trump’s closest advisers has told the BBC that the US would win a trade war with China. Anthony Scaramucci warned that if China chose to retaliate when the Trump administration imposed tariffs on imports, it would cost them … Continue reading

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“All of this matters to Constellation because almost 100% of its beer portfolio is imported from overseas. (The exception is Ballast Point, the tiny San Diego brewer that Constellation owns.) In 2013, Constellation paid nearly $5 billion to acquire the exclusive … Continue reading

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The Silence Of The Politicians

Well, the GOP are lost and rudderless with Trump at the helm. They’ve botched confirmations. They’ve botched repealing ObamaCare. Now they hope they are onto something better, making silencers for firearms easier to obtain. As usual there are pros and … Continue reading

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The Great Wall Of China Didn’t Have Trump’s Problems

“There are local, state and federal laws on the books that would protect endangered species and air and water quality. But one environmental law expert says what the Trump transition team could end up using language in the REAL ID … Continue reading

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Tillerson Time-Warp

“ExxonMobil did not lobby against the sanctions,” he said multiple times. Surprised lawmakers produced lobbying records suggesting otherwise. Democratic Senator Bob Menendez held up lobbying reports showing Exxon spent millions of dollars to lobby Congress about the sanctions placed on Russia … Continue reading

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There It Is – Trump Co Riddled With Russian Spies

“Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him … The two-page synopsis also included allegations that there was a continuing exchange of information during the campaign between Trump surrogates and intermediaries for the Russian government, according … Continue reading

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The Return Of Wooden Bullets

“The Department of Defense is now looking at ways to clean up after itself, putting out the call for the development of biodegradable ammunition loaded with seeds that sprout plants after being discharged.” See US military seeks biodegradable bullets that sprout … Continue reading

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Heating Up, Not Warming

“2016 was the second hottest year for the U.S. in more than 120 years of record keeping, government scientists announced on Monday, marking 20 above-average years in a row. Every state had a temperature ranking at least in the top … Continue reading

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Trump Overrated

“US President-elect Donald Trump has hit back at Meryl Streep’s criticism of him as she received a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes. He tweeted: “Meryl Streep, one of the most overrated actresses in Hollywood, doesn’t know me but attacked … Continue reading

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Daesh Losing Grip

“Iraqi government forces fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) in Mosul have reached the banks of the Tigris river in the city for the first time.” See Mosul battle: Iraqi government forces reach Tigris riverIt’s taken some months, but nearly half of … Continue reading

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