Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Donald Trump will not set off nuclear weapons, but, the Wall Street morons with a paid for President will.

August 3, 2016
By Brad Lendon
The U.S. Air Force (click here) is sending bombers with thousands of hours of combat experience to Guam this week to bolster the U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific, the service says.
The B-1B Lancer bombers from the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron dropped more than 2,000 "smart bombs" during more than 630 missions over Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan from January to July of 2015, officials at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam said. Those missions covered more than 7,000 hours of flight time.
    "The B-1 units bring a unique perspective and years of repeated combat and operational experience from the Central Command theater to the Pacific," said a statement from Pacific Air Forces headquarters in Hawaii.
    Guam is a U.S.-controlled island territory in the western Pacific, some 1,550 miles east of the Philippines.
    "With a large weapon capacity and exceptional standoff strike capability, the B-1 will provide U.S. Pacific Command and its regional allies and partners with a credible, strategic power projection platform," the statement said...
    Primarily because of any threat to Japan. But, the pressure from The West's Wall Street can bring enough tensions to set off real confrontation between the major powers.

    These are real events. The USA has been engaged in a build up in the Pacific for the last year. The USA already has B-52 bombers in the region and now this. President Obama is not a reasonable person about the TPP. He has Republican backing to expand Wall Street's interests and this is the result.

    August 2, 2016
    By Michael D. Shear
    Washington — Battling a powerful anti-trade tide, (click herePresident Obama vowed on Tuesday to continue pressing for his historic trans-Pacific trade deal over opposition from both Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump, saying the agreement is essential for America to thrive in a global economy.
    “Right now, I’m president, and I’m for it,” Mr. Obama said of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, when asked by a reporter about opposition from both of the candidates who want to succeed him. “I think I’ve got the better argument.”
    Mr. Obama made his comments Tuesday during a news conference with Lee Hsien Loong, the prime minister of Singapore, in the East Room of the White House.
    The trade accord, the largest regional trade deal in history, would rope together nations from Canada and Chile on one side of the Pacific Ocean to Japan, Singapore and Australia on the other, creating a web of new rules on trade, labor, environmental conservation and intellectual property rights....

    The TPP places undo economic pressure in the region and is a danger to global stability and peace. See, Wall Street basically has a yellow streak up it's back. it wants CERTAINTY in it's investments. While China and Russia have dealt with Wall Street for their own purposes, they never expected such a strong USA military presence when Wall Street's thirst went beyond the sovereign of China and Russia. 

    TPP is an excuse for the USA to HAVE INTERESTS in the Pacific. And every American knows 'interests' are enough to start a war.

    The USA does not need another trade agreement and it isn't just because of tensions in the Pacific. This country also doesn't need to be increasing tensions in the Pacific either. 

    China didn't even show up to defend itself at the WTO. That is a country mad at the world for some reason. The Untied Nations Security Council probably discusses all this, but, any aggression between major powers will not result in a UN Resolution, it will be flat out war of major powers and it will be ugly, debilitating to any economic interests anywhere and will test the strength of all countries. A war between major powers in the world, nuclear or not, means devastation to every aspect of international cooperation. It will set the global community back into the dark ages.

    Russia has no reason to stay out of a war if it's sovereignty appears to be threatened. Russia has created a country in isolation to carry out an economy. It has also received sanctions from the Olympic committee. Russia is alone in economic isolation. That is dangerous.

    With China not appearing at the WTO it would appear "The Friendship Agreement of 2000" is taking shape in a way no one expected. I am worried about the world and Donald Trump has nothing to do with it.
    The Republican Party has no grounds to ask Donald Trump to step down.


    The Libertarian Candidate is on the heels of Trump. If he over takes Trump then the question is will former Governor Gary Johnson pose a real challenge to Hillary Clinton.

    Trump's poll numbers are based in the fact there is a viable third party this year. There is no basis for Republicans to turn against the Republican nominee.

    This is Nevada from Real Clear Politics. (click here) In Nevada, Clinton is up by at least 1 because Gary Johnson is viable enough.

    Who is getting the proceeds? The "Bernie Movement" needs to patent their own AUTHENTIC dolls and receive the proceeds.

    There is no way of knowing if this is authentic. I want the real thing and not some knock-off

    Senator Sanders needs to lend an endorsement to the real thing.

    The national media is not interested in Hurricane Earl at the Yacatan Peninsula?

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    Wow, the USA is really in it's own political bubble. Hello? There is a whole world waiting for exploration. I thought Columbus started that in 1492, but, I could wrong about that.

    October 3, 2016
    By Alex Sosnowski

    Earl (click here) will threaten lives and property as it moves westward across Central America and southern Mexico during the rest of the week.

    Areas from northern Nicaragua and Honduras to Belize, northern Guatemala and the Mexican state of Quintana Roo will experience strong winds, flooding and pounding surf as Earl makes landfall and moves inland on a west-northwest path.

    Earl could become a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 74-95 mph (119-153 km/h) prior to making landfall....

    The dry air is becoming homogeneous across the continent.

    August 3, 2016
    UNISYS north and west hemisphere satellite (click here for 12 hour loop - thank you) 

    The ITCZ is populated in the face of the dry air consolidation over the North American continent. It is not a surprise this dry air consolidation is occurring over the USA and not Canada or Mexico. Will Americans ever learn they have a profound impact on Earth?

    July 31, 2016 at 1930.18z UNISYS north and west hemisphere water vapor satellite.

    This social experiment is important, but, incomplete. Add a cubby person to the formula and then a cubby couple and see what happens.

    Sexual harassment is a cultural issue.

    Individuals bring such harassment to the work place, but, it is definitely a cultural issue. Even Ivanka has stated it is difficult to remove the harassment from the work place completely, especially when it occurs on construction sites. 

    I think the American woman is looking for a larger picture answer to this sincere dilemma for them. I am sure Ivanka would love it if she could cross a construction site without the harassment. That is what American women are looking for in their candidates.

    How does the American woman defeat the culture that is not gratifying to them. The women that embrace the Wolf Howl or Whistle are in a very small minority. It needs to stop and the only way it will stop is by other men to be intolerant to the lack of respect.

    I like Eric Trump and his loyalty to his father. He has withstood death threats to be at his father's side. He still needs to do his homework on sexual harassment in our culture.

    The African American community is in crisis, especially in Baltimore. Using social media during confrontation with police does not insure life.

    It is a false sense of security. So were the guns. Here we are again with powerful guns in the home and a danger to others. As a rule social media delivers testimony to the event. I have yet to witness social media being a faciliator to the end of any police action.
    There is an understanding to the confrontation between police and Korryn Shandawn, but, there is no understanding to the reason they were there except to serve a warrant as she didn't appear in court. What was the reason she was suppose to be in court?
    Tue, Aug 02
    Police said officers fatally shot Korryn Shandawn Gaines, 23, who repeatedly threatened officers with a long gun.

    What is the cause? The triple seven is beginning to show trends that cannot be ignored.

    Boeing needs to define whether it's markets cause issues with it's reputation due to potential use of jets for political reasons and or the maintenance is not what it should be due to unsophisticated mechanics. But, this is an Emirates jet, the idea this is due to poor maintenance issues really doesn't sound right.

    The Boeing 777 made it's debut in 1995. It relies heavily on computers. Jets usually have a longer life than that, however, there have to be questions about it's durability as the largest jet in the skies with a capacity of over 300 people.

    August 3, 2016
    By Noah Browning

    An Emirates Airline flight (click here) from India caught fire after making an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport on Wednesday, but all 300 passengers and crew escaped from the burning fuselage, authorities said.
    Video purportedly showed a tower of flame bursting from the front of the aircraft, and then a thick black plume of smoke rising into the sky. Reuters was unable to verify the footage independently.
    Photographs posted on social media showed a plane lying crumpled on its belly on the tarmac with black smoke pouring from its upper section.
    A spokesperson for operator Dubai Airports said all passengers and crew aboard flight EK521 coming from Thiruvananthapuram had been evacuated and emergency services were managing the situation.
    A man waiting for relatives who were on the flight said he had spoken to them by phone. "They said they're safe and alright, but that they felt a great panic as the plane was on fire. I'll be comfortable when I see they are safe.

    With any failed state the United Nations has a strong role to find a power sharing agreement to end instability that breeds Daesh.

    Opportunity for terrorists in Libya existed long before the USA and France ended the slaughter of people in eastern Libya. The Libyan civil war existed before Qaddafi rolled tanks across the northern desert. Americans were evacuated from the Libyan capital of Tripoli before The West began it's bombing.

    Tripoli was a safe place because Qaddafi lived there. When eastern Libya became an irritation the tanks were employed to kill no matter how many civilians were in their sights.

    Today, Libya remains a challenge to stabilize. As the Arab Spring turns into stabilized governments there is less and less land available for invasions of international criminals such as Daesh.

    President Obama has brought the global community to one table to protect sovereignty from internal instability by Daesh, unfortunately, Libya has no successful leadership to carry out the same sovereign stability as the rest of the world. I am quite certain there is an UN Resolution regarding Libya. That needs to be drawn upon to continue to build stability in Libya. 

    A country does not become unstable overnight and bringing in new authority is all that much more difficult. If the current Libyan leadership needs assistance in defeating a toxic terrorist group I am sure the global community has no objection for the USA to enter the fray one more time in Libya. The United Nation's Security Council has it's work cut out for it. Keeping a lid on citizen's deaths is paramount to end illegal and immoral invasions.

    August 6, 2016
    The NYT Editorial Board

    The American military (click here) this week began bombing Islamic State targets in Libya, opening another front in its war against the terrorist group. The campaign was launched to help Libyan fighters allied with the country’s fledgling, internationally recognized government rout the Islamic State from Surt, a coastal city that, since 2014, has served as a base for ISIS’ efforts to establish a franchise in Libya.

    Given the country’s fractured politics and the messy amalgam of militias born of the 2011 civil war, in which the United States played a key role, the Obama administration has long been hesitant to re-engage militarily. Still, American officials grew concerned as the Islamic State made quick inroads along Libya’s coast, enforcing draconian social laws and carrying out brutal executions. In recent weeks, militias aligned with the government have made significant progress in taking back territory from ISIS. But they were incurring heavy casualties, which led Libya’s prime minister, Fayez Serraj, to ask the United States to help with airstrikes....
    Governor Rick Scott today criticised the US Republican Congress in ignoring it's responsibility in funding the fight against Zika. President Obama did his job in providing the needed structure to defeat this virus in the USA, BUT, Republicans ignored his work and went on vacation. Hopefully, the USA Republican Congress persons aren't bitten by a mosquito infected with Zika in their southern RED STATES. 

    Trump got the message, but, remains 'on the outs' with establishment Republicans. Maybe that is the problem after all, Trump is a Republican willing to ACT to improve the quality of life of Americans.

    This is a really silly political commercial.

    Hillary Clinton is correct in her statements about outsourcing. Republicans have no interest in protecting American jobs. I would think the "W" administration was the best example of that. Those looking for work in 2 to 3 jobs were lucky to live in the USA where those jobs existed. Bush was no more interested in protecting American jobs than the "Man in the Moon." He liked to pretend most Americans missed the boat to build a Wall Street portfolio and enjoying "The Good Life." If anyone in the political landscape is laughable when it comes to succeeding with Wall Street it is "W." His three bankrupt petroleum companies are testament to what amounts to 'a real wise guy' to point to others as having 'missed the boat.'

    But, in this video Hillary Clinton clearly states the USA government missed the boat when it did not invest in new technologies and business fronts. She is correct.

    The USA's local economies have been the one place where economic stability exists and after 2008 the local economies have been the champion of the country. The local economies did and continues to do all the heavy lifting for the USA economy. The local economies have come under attack within it's own sovereign borders by the TPP. The TPP is one of the most toxic trade agreements to date. It has to be stopped before it begins. The really tragic part of the TPP is that the US Congress actually WANTS to defeat the local economy to benefit Wall Street. The Republicans and President Obama have been economic champions for Wall Street in this Trade Agreement.

    The political focus is how Hillary Clinton guarantees outsourcing. She isn't guaranteeing anything because the USA Congress Republicans will act against a successful local economy wherever it can. Guaranteeing outsourcing is exactly what exists in the USA today because of Republicans and their profound lack of economic prowess. The USA Republicans 'have no clue' about what is an economy, they simple scream deregulation IN HOPES Wall Street will take advantage of it.

    Divesting American citizens of their jobs is not an economic strategy, it is profound and entrenched corruption through Republicans that facilitate it with monies paid by Wall Street through "Citizens United."

    Hillary Clinton's words in this film loop is correct. She speaks no evil, she states the truth and the blatant attack by the US Congress on American citizens. 

    The USA media is completely befuddled by Donald Trump. FOX is using a "Wheel of Fortune" to find THE STATEMENT that will stick to the wall. MSNBC is insisting the RNC find Donald Trump incompetent. At least CNN is departing from the attempts to find a statement that sticks and actually is reporting the news. WOW, that is switch.

    There is no reason to look for THE DEFINITIVE statement that will sink Donald Trump because it will change in the next 60 seconds.

    The New York Times has an article about a central intelligence effort by Daesh. It has been known there is a "Charasmatic Daesh" since it's first KNOWN existence, so this article confirms it.

    August 3, 2016
    By Rukmini Callimachi 

    ...“He was speaking openly (click here) about the situation, saying that they have loads of people living in European countries and waiting for commands to attack the European people,” Mr. Sarfo recounted on Monday, in an interview with The New York Times conducted in English inside the maximum-security prison near Bremen. “And that was before the Brussels attacks, before the Paris attacks.”... 

    I had stated early on with Daesh, NATO has a real concern in Europe. There is no reason to expand the mission for NATO while a profound danger exists there.

    The idea Daesh is a sovereign authority is way off base. It is a terrorist organization that seeks to destabilize sovereign governments. Daesh is not governed as a sovereign authority, it is governed as a terrorist theocracy. The beginnings of Daesh started in 2003 with the invasion into Iraq. The Ba'athists migrated to Syria and set up housekeeping no different than al Qaeda in Afghanistan among the Taliban.

    Daesh does not have the range it claims into Iraq either. The reason Daesh exists at all in Anbar is to save lives until it can be defeated. Claiming to belong to Daesh, Anbar is simply treading water until it is defeated and driven out of Iraq. Anbar surrendered while it was alarmed by Daesh's existence. It isn't as though Daesh has a solid existence there. That fluid existence is typical of Daesh's claims in any destabilized country, including Libya. 

    Daesh has no sovereign military. It has no munitions production and steals or buys with oil money every bit of it's armament. The real danger of other groups, in particular, those that exist in Pakistan, is that they have the capacity to produce their own guns. It is done by artisans in Pakistan that produce components of guns and assembled there. The Pakistani government has not been able to take down that capacity within it's sovereign borders, but, I don't know that was ever attempted either.

    The artisan gun culture in Pakistan is a complete affront to the Small Arms Treaty of the United Nations. 

    But, as to Daesh in general, it's greatest threat is within other sovereign countries. This migration to Europe was purposeful while Europe allowed itself to believe these young men were refugees. It is nonsense. The migration of these men became obvious to most observers as it occurred. The desire for Europe to have open borders between all it's members, including Turkey, caused the dissemination of the terrorists. Now, it is up to Europe's intelligence agencies to rout out the terrorists and bring them to court and/or prison if there is not an armed response in the first place. 

    Realizing through this article by the NYTimes the reality of Daesh in Europe brings a far greater concern in that an armed presence may be necessary if the group is planning an uprising among the people. Intelligence needs to work as quickly as possible to identify the new men and bring them to authorities to deport back to Syria. They are not at all refugees. They are enemies of the country in which they have migrated. These men are a danger to Europe and need to be deported back to their homeland. Turkey also needs to harden it's borders with Syria. Turkey has to recognize Russia's right to assist an ally and provide a space for Russia to patrol the Syrian's borders since Turkey seems completely incapable of conducting that vital capacity to stem the movement of Daesh.

    Daesh is a global concern, but, it is manageable. It is a terrorist organization that has existed since 2003 and it needs to be acted on to remove the threat. The global community can wait for people to carry out an attack as in Europe, however, Indonesia has been managing these dangerous people for a very long time. What is amazing about Indonesia is that is carries out it's sovereign authority as an island nation. Amazing.

    Management by removing dangerous people among citizens is a far better approach then putting out fires as they occur. And, again, there is a strong reason for media to be a friend to the people in addressing these arrests and finding the fact to protect the innocent.