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I'm very pleased to report that our small website has recently been attracting very strong traffic. Prior to March we'd never quite broken 3 million monthly pageviews, but July put us well above 3.5 million, and August seems likely to be nearly as strong. I've also been extremely pleased with the success of my own...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 02:25:04
Luchino Visconti’s masterpiece is his 1963 historical epic The Leopard (Il Gattopardo, which actually refers to a smaller spotted wild cat, the serval, which is the heraldic animal of the Princes of Salina in Sicily). Visconti’s film is a remarkably faithful adaptation of the 1958 novel of the same name by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa....
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:00:57
I recently came across an article by the professional anti-racist Tim Wise (half-Jewish), who has made a lucrative career for himself through a lifetime of blaming Whites for the problems of people of color. I wanted however to salute him for a suggestion of his in a recent article. The article discusses the causes of...
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:00:52
See, earlier, by John Derbyshire: Why Our So-Called Judges Should Get TWICE As Much Criticism As Politicians Looks like it's time to restate Derbyshire's First Law of Antisemitism. Quote from self, writing in 2001, quote: (A friend told me he thought George Orwell had written something similar. I was ready to believe it; it does...
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:10:57
Cut down the trees. Kill the wild animals. Burn the bush. Pollute the rivers. Pave over the grass. Raise more beef, pigs and poultry in cages. That’s the credo of the new right. Hatred of Nature is an integral part of its politics. President Donald Trump is the high priest of such environmental vandalism. In...
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:00:44
https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/08/23/why-i-stopped-being-white-and-you-should-too/ What poses as the left, but isn’t, is completely bonkers. When I first read the above, I thought it was a parody, but is it? For the American left, nothing is real. Everything is a “social construct,” race, gender, sexual preference, whatever. But the “white race,” apparently is an exception to the “everything is...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:10:15
After falsely accusing Russia of violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), Washington unilaterally repudiated the treaty. Thus did the US military/security complex rid itself of the landmark agreement achieved by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev that defused the Cold War. The INF Treaty was perhaps the most important of all of the arms control...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:00:53
A few days ago Vanity Fair, the same outlet that once attempted to block the exposé of monster pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, published an article by Venessa Grigoriadis that provides some details of Epstein’s friend and alleged ‘co-conspirator’ Ghislaine Maxwell. Multiple victims claim that Maxwell often brought girls to Epstein and that she was an active...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:00:35
To those of us of who learned our U.S. history from texts in the 1940s and '50s, President Donald Trump's brainstorm of acquiring Greenland fits into a venerable tradition of American expansionism. The story begins with colonial officer George Washington's march out toward Fort Duquesne in 1754 and crushing defeat and near death at Fort...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:00:24
There is no other way to say it: It was a political assassination. Osama bin Laden was unarmed. SEALs captured him alive. Following brazenly illegal orders from Washington, they executed him. "The (Obama) administration had made clear to the military's clandestine Joint Special Operations Command that it wanted bin Laden dead," The Atlantic reported on...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:00:03
(image) Israeli air strikes targeted the headquarters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in Lebanon’s Bekaa region, local media report. Earlier the IDF struck several targets in Gaza, in retaliation to rocket fire.
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Mon, 26 Aug 2019 01:00:54
(image) With their ‘inaccurate’ coverage of his meetings with the world leaders, the US ‘fake news’ media have become the laughingstock of the G7 summit in France, US President Donald Trump claimed.
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Mon, 26 Aug 2019 00:39:00
(image) Tehran has mocked Israel’s intensified efforts to root out Iranian presence in the region after the IDF struck targets in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq in one day, while threatening to continue attacks against Iran’s ‘accomplices’.
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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:59:30
(image) The popular Dover mural by the elusive artist Banksy has been covered in scaffolding and white paint prompting fears it might be destroyed or sold. The street art work may fetch up to £1million by some estimates.
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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:13:30
(image) Trump-bashing is nothing unusual at CNN, but when a guest told Brian Stelter that the president “may be responsible for many more million deaths” than the worst dictators of the 20th Century, even the host was left red-faced.
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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:26:40
(image) Big-money summer signing Antoine Griezmann scored his first La Liga goals for Barcelona as they came from behind to beat Real Betis at the Nou Camp and secure their first win of the season.
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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 20:54:00
(image) US President Donald Trump’s appearance alongside new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 summit gave their liberal opponents the opportunity to sharpen their snark and post some viral but predictable memes.
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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 20:21:39
(image) Israeli defense forces have released footage claiming to show Iranian forces in Syria preparing to launch “killer” drones against the Jewish state. The IDF hit targets near Damascus overnight, saying this prevented such an attack.
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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 19:54:25
(image) Apple and Samsung have been hit with a class-action lawsuit over claims that their phones expose users to radio frequency emissions up to 500 percent beyond federal limits. Meanwhile the health debate around smartphones heats up.
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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 18:42:39
(image) A sequel to the lucrative 2017 bout between UFC star Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. is reportedly in the works – although in various challenges on Japanese television rather than in the ring.
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Sun, 25 Aug 2019 18:21:34
U.S. Corporate Media - FOX | CNN | MSNBC
Joe Arpaio announced Sunday that he will seek a seventh term as the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, promising to reopen his infamous tent city jail and bring back controversial jail policies that drew the ire of civil rights advocates and made him a darling of tough-on-crime conservatives.
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 00:28:34
Officials are warning that children and pets should stay away from bodies of water in two New York City parks, after they tested positive for the same type of toxic algae that killed several dogs across the country this summer.
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:43:45
A South Carolina churchgoer was shot during a Sunday service by a man who walked in the building and demanded money, investigators said. 
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:35:44
Laura Smith may go buy lottery tickets because of her luck last week. FOX 10 Phoenix reported that Smith survived being hit head-on by an out-of-control car in Phoenix.
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:29:24
Bernie Sanders renewed his attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a fiery rally in the top Republican's home state of Kentucky on Sunday afternoon, demanding that McConnell stop his "cowardice" and "have the guts" to immediately take up legislation aimed at reducing gun violence, strengthening election security and raising the federal minimum wage.
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:20:22
As the 2020 presidential primary heats up, many New York City cyclists are calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to abandon his struggling campaign in favor of addressing problems at the local level -- including a rash of deaths on bikes in his city.
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:05:36
A massive 150 sq km raft of floating rock seen heading towards Australia in the Pacific Ocean, could help to save the Great Barrier Reef by restoring millions of marine organisms that attach to it along the way.
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 22:37:35
A northern California mother, father and step-father of a 15-year-old girl reportedly are behind bars after police accused them of assaulting and kidnapping a teenage boy they found in their daughter's bedroom in an apparent hate crime.
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 22:12:17
Rory McIlroy surged past Brooks Koepka at the Tour Championship on Sunday to win the FedEx Cup and its $15 million prize, the largest cash payout in golf history.
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 22:00:26
Following the forceful removal of a journalist from an event by her bodyguard, CNN political commentator April Ryan finally spoke out about the incident in an interview with her home network on Sunday. 
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:45:44

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