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Archive for May, 2017

May 23rd, 2017 - 7:23 am § in Science

TRUMP TARGETS NATIONAL HEALTH INSTITUTES AND CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

 Washington Post reports the Trump’s 2018 budget would decimate health research The National Cancer Institute: a $1 billion cut The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: a $575 million cut National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases : a  $838 million cut. The administration wou[...]

May 23rd, 2017 - 2:46 am § in Misc.

Terrorist bomb kills 22, injures 50 at U.K. Ariana Grande concert; ISIS claims credit

A suicide bomber detonated an IED outside the venue as concertgoers were leaving. “Many children” are reported among the dead. This is a developing story. Check major news sources for updates. Photo credit: TMZ Trump called terrorists ‘losers’ — the same insult he has thrown at CN[...]

May 23rd, 2017 - 12:01 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: 5/23

SUPER TYPHOON heads to Taiwan, Philippines Appeasing the Donald: NATO’s feel-good meeting aims to impress Trump TRUMP TARGETS NIH: The National Cancer Institute would be hit with a $1 billion cut compared to its 2017 budget. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute would see a $575 mi[...]

May 22nd, 2017 - 10:37 am § in Donald Trump

The Donald’s Big Bad Idea: Sunni:Israeli Nato.

Donald Trump’s Saudi Trip Highlighted a Sunni:Israeli Nato.   This would be a terrible mistake Trump is acting like a frontman for the Saudis, demonizing the Shia and Iran.  This may please Israel extremists too , but it ignores the reality that Saudi’s version of Islam and their own S[...]

May 22nd, 2017 - 9:33 am § in Misc.

Jared Kusher ‘person of interest’ in probe into possible links between Trump campaign and Russia

(News.COM from Australia) According to reports Kusher met with Russia ambassador Sergey Kislyak, a month after Trump was elected. The meeting was also attended by former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The White House has not responded to the speculation. Mr Kusher has been accompanying Pre[...]

May 22nd, 2017 - 8:46 am § in Hypocrisy, Jews, Religion

IVANKA INVENTS A FEMALE YARMULKE

The Ivanka Kippa is part of her new line of fashion accessories for observant women. Mrs, Kushner is also working with friends form the orthodox Jewish community to offer wigs and the wives of the Saudi King to introduce a like of burkas and for the more daring diaphanous head scarves.[...]

May 22nd, 2017 - 8:21 am § in The Ave Scene

Washington loses fight, might pay up to $2B to save salmon

A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last year affirmed a lower court’s 2013 ruling ordering the state to fix or replace hundreds of culverts — large pipes that allow streams to pass beneath roads but block migrating salmon. Idaho and Montana joined Washington state in asking the[...]

May 22nd, 2017 - 1:29 am § in The Ave Scene

Spring has come … at $75/pound

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May 21st, 2017 - 10:59 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Ramadan Starts This Week

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May 21st, 2017 - 10:28 am § in Misc.

 President Trump’s Aggression Will Be His Undoing

From TIME: An Essay by Bob Ferguson, Our AG The most aggressive opening in chess is called the King’s Gambit. On the second move, White sacrifices a pawn that typically protects his king for a blitzkrieg assault on Black. It’s audacious. With no preparation, no careful groundwork, White[...]