Civilians are paying an “unacceptable” price in the siege of the city of Raqqa, a top UN human rights official has said, adding that the US-led coalition may not be respecting the principles of international humanitarian law in its “intense” airstrikes.
by Burak Bekdil • August 31, 2017 at 4:00 am
- "Women should know their place…. Gender equality is against human nature." — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
- According to the ministry’s findings, physical violence is the most common form of abuse: 70% of women reported they have been physically assaulted.
- One of the suspects made a deal with K.C.’s family: he paid a sum of about $5,700 to the family and agreed to marry K.C. The family arranged a bogus wedding ceremony, took pictures and presented them to the court to save the man. Under pressure from her family, the rapist had suddenly become her fiancé.
by Drieu Godefridi • August 31, 2017 at 5:00 am
- It is through these tax breaks that the Qataris are buying the "jewels" of France. The U.S. is not selling its defense companies to Qatar.
- Thanks to its huge gas and oil reserves, Qatar has the highest per capita income in the world and huge reserves of cash to invest everywhere, whereas France, thanks to 40 years of socialism, is in dire need of cash.
Antifa Demands The U.S. Be Destroyed
But few high-level Democrats are willing to denounce these terrorists.
Video has surfaced showing masked Antifa thugs in Berkeley, California, last weekend calling for the destruction of the United States.
"No Trump, no wall, no USA at all!" the large gathering of cowardly black bloc-style protesters chanted at a conservative “No to Marxism” rally.
It is becoming increasingly clear that the Antifa, short for anti-fascists, are the de facto militant arm of today’s Democratic Party, just as the Ku Klux Klan functioned as the murderous terrorist wing of the party many years ago.
"This is a political militia that is doing the bidding, in effect, of Nancy Pelosi and Governor Jerry Brown and the mayor of Berkeley and all these supposedly mainstream Democratic politicians, and this is a militia hurting American citizens for saying what they think," Tucker Carlson said on his Fox News Channel show Monday.
Democrat office-holders are loathe to condemn the Antifa terrorists because Antifa sympathizers are their political base. Antifa enthusiasts in the mainstream media and in social media treat Antifa like courageous Freedom Riders and liken them to the troops who stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day to liberate Europe from the real-life Nazi menace. There may be some radical, dangerous kooks in the Republican Party, but they are vastly outnumbered by the radical adrenaline-fueled crazies who run in Democrat circles.
Indiana teacher asks first-graders to stop talking about God in class
A first-grade teacher at McCordsville Elementary School in Indiana stirred controversy after sending a letter home to parents asking them to tell their children not to talk about God in the classroom. (WISH-TV)
A first-grade teacher at McCordsville Elementary School in Indiana stirred controversy after sending a letter home to parents asking them to tell their children not to talk about God in the classroom. (WISH-TV) more >
By Jessica Chasmar – The Washington Times – Wednesday, August 30, 2017
An Indiana elementary school teacher stirred controversy after sending a letter home to parents asking them to tell their children not to talk about God in the classroom.
An unnamed first-grade teacher at McCordsville Elementary School sent a letter home to parents on Aug. 23 saying a group of about five students had mentioned the words “God, Jesus and Devil” during a conversation in class, and that it wasn’t the appropriate place to be holding a theological debate.
“With McCordsville Elementary being a public school, we have many different religions and beliefs, and I do not want to upset a child/parent because of these words being used,” the letter read. “If you go to church or discuss these things at home, please have a talk with your child about there being an appropriate time and place of talking about it.”
August 31, 2017
America’s Dark Fascination With The ‘Culture Of Death’ Is Another ‘End Times Sign’ Showing How Deeply Our Nation Has Already Fallen Into The Shadowy Abyss
How can we explain America’s growing fascination with death?
Prime time TV shows are strangely enamored and captivated by it. Popular video games like Mortal Kombat, Dead Space and Assassin’s Creed all glorify violence and gore. Death has even become a popular theme in the fashion world where zombies, corpses and dehumanization are glamorized in photoshoots for magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.
It could be that while we weren’t looking, the Fourth Horseman of Revelation was loosed, and now he is preparing a welcoming party to greet the end of time. The Bible tells us he rides throughout the earth, bringing with him Hades, violence and plague—in short, a culture of death.
When the Lamb opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, “Come!” I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.” Rev. 6:8
MERKEL FAIL! So-called Muslim “refugees” in Germany are taking extended vacations in the countries from which they allegedly fled
So-called asylum seekers from war-torn nations including Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and registered as refugees have been heading back on ‘vacation’ to the countries from which they claim to have fled. Even worse, many are financing their trips back home with welfare payments they are continuing to receive from hard-working taxpayers in Europe.
UK Telegraph But failed German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, insists she has no regrets over her Open Door Policy which has resulted in more than a million legal and illegal Muslim freeloaders, rapists, and jihadists posing as refugees into her country.
Italy: Muslim migrant screams “Allahu akbar, we will kill you all” at police, hails Barcelona massacre
The solution? Bring in many, many more Muslim migrants. Otherwise you’re a racist, bigoted “Islamophobe.” “Man shouts Allahu Akhbar at police,” ANSA, August 31, 2017 (thanks to Insubria): (ANSA) – Padua, August 31 – A 22-year-old Gambian migrant was arrested Wednesday for shouting Allahu Akhbar (God is Great) at police and hailing the Barcelona van […]
With temperatures approaching 50 deg C or 122 deg F thousands of Los Angeles struggled without power last night during scorching heatwave
Thousands of Angelenos were left without power Tuesday as scattered outages hit parts of Los Angeles amid a scorching heat wave.
In the Northridge area, 10,500 customers were without power Tuesday night, officials said.
About 3,100 customers went without power earlier in Boyle Heights, but the electricity has been restored there, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
Other outages affecting hundreds of customers were also reported in the Sun Valley and North Hills areas.
The outages came after California energy authorities urged voluntary conservation of electricity as a wave of triple-digit heat strained the state’s power grid.
The California Independent System Operator issued a flex alert for 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., the period when air conditioners are typically at peak use and consumers should avoid running major appliances. Energy demand for the day was forecast to exceed 48,000 megawatts, which would be the highest demand on the grid so far this year.
The LADWP forecast peak demand of 5,811 megawatts, which would be a record for this year. Numerous locations saw the mercury soar past the century mark.
Woodland Hills topped out at 112 degrees.
WARNING: “Credible threat of severe accident at two nuclear reactors” due to Hurricane Harvey — “Clear potential for major disaster” — Plant “could be overwhelmed by raging flood waters” — Officials refuse to provide public with information
Published: August 29th, 2017 at 10:49 pm ET
Reuters, Aug 29, 2017 (emphasis added): [W]atchdog groups called for the [South Texas Project nuclear] facility to shut due to Tropical Storm Harvey… The groups expressed concern about workers at the plant and the safety of the general public if Harvey caused an accident at the reactors… When asked if the plant would shut if flooding worsened, [spokesman Buddy Eller] said “We are going to do what’s right from a safety standpoint.”… Eller said 250 “storm crew” workers were running the plant… Personnel from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) are also at the plant, assessing storm conditions…
teleSUR, Aug 29, 2017: Groups Warn of Nuclear Accident… In the midst of Tropical Storm Harvey’s drenching onslaught, energy watchdogs are sounding the alarm over the continued operation of two nuclear reactors in East Texas that are running at full capacity despite what they claim is the clear potential for a major disaster… [The nuclear plant] risks being flooded as water pours across the region, threatening the embankment wall shielding the power plant… Beyond Nuclear is one of three groups calling for an immediate shutdown of the twin reactors in case the embankment wall surrounding the plant is breached, which could lead to electrical fires and “cascading events” could result in an accident that threatens major core damage… Some fear the threat of a new Fukushima-style disaster…
Radioactive iodine has been “legally” released by European nuclear power plants for over fifty years… used for “tracking ocean currents”
Monday, August 28, 2017 by Isabelle Z.
Bermuda is a popular getaway destination, attracting people who are looking to get away from urban life and recharge a bit surrounded by crystal clear waters and nature. The beaches of Bermuda might not have that stifling big-city air, but something quite unexpected is lurking far beneath its waters. A study that was recently presented at the Goldschmidt geochemistry conference in France has revealed that radioactive material from European nuclear power plants had made its way to the tropical waters of Bermuda.
Incredibly, nuclear reprocessing plants at La Hague in France and Sellafield in the U.K. have been legally releasing radioactive contaminants for more than 50 years. In fact, scientists have started using the radioactive material known as 129iodine (129I) to track the movements of currents in the ocean. While they are quick to point out that the levels of radioactivity in the North Atlantic are very low and not dangerous, many people are uncomfortable with the idea of such chemicals being intentionally released into our planet’s waters.
Houston Not Only Metropolis Suffering from Fierce Storms – Hong Kong Expecting 3rd Typhoon in 12 Days Sunday (VIDEO)
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Guest post by Joe Hoft
Houston is suffering from one of the worst hurricanes in US history. Lives are lost and the destruction is immeasurable. On the other side of the world another major metropolitan area is also suffering from the wrath of Mother Nature – Hong Kong.
While the world is watching Houston, the “Concrete Jungle” of Hong Kong is also recovering from two typhoons in the past week and is expecting another typhoon this coming Sunday.
A week ago Hong Kong was hit with the highest rated typhoon possible – a #10 rated typhoon. Typhoon Hato has accounted for twelve reported deaths to date. Hato was the strongest typhoon in Macau in 53 years with more than half the city out of electricity for more than a day.
The blacklist is the latest incarnation of the decades-long Arab boycott and yet another singling out of Israel by the U.N.
The Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement is Antifa on steroids.
In his short tenure at the National Security Council, General McMaster has fired or removed from the NSC six staunchly pro-Israel/anti-Iran officials.
Use "he" instead of "she" and you could face a $1,000 fine and up to a year in jail for gender-based discrimination and harassment.
"The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years. Talking is not the answer!"
August 29, 2017
An already-swollen reservoir west of downtown Houston overtopped its spillway Tuesday, sending an “uncontrolled release” of Harvey’s flood waters into nearby neighborhoods that may be underwater for “weeks,” as a separate levee breach south of the city prompted an urgent warning for residents to leave immediately. Floodwaters in the the…
August 29, 2017
Some roads and bridges in Houston are starting to buckle under the impact of catastrophic flooding in parts of the city from Tropical Storm Harvey, a local official said on Tuesday. Jeff Linder of the Harris County Flood Control District said one bridge had collapsed and that some roads had…
August 29, 2017
California could become the U.S. state with the most fluid definition of gender on its official state IDs if a bill making its way through the legislature becomes law. The California Senate has already passed SB179, which would introduce a third gender option for state identification. Currently, driver’s licenses and other forms…
August 29, 2017
Hurricane Harvey, described as the “worst disaster” in Texan history, fits into a troubling pattern of natural disasters striking America at times when the country’s leadership is attempting to push Israel into negotiating with its Palestinian neighbors for a peaceful two-state solution involving Israeli concessions. The category four hurricane, called
August 30, 2017
At least 1,200 people have been killed and millions have been left homeless following devastating floods that have hit India, Bangladesh and Nepal, in one of the worst flooding disasters to have affected the region in years. International aid agencies said thousands of villages have been cut off by flooding with
August 30, 2017
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un vowed to fire more missiles as pictures emerged of the despot cackling maniacally as he over saw the launch described as “just a curtain-raiser”. Just one day after his latest launch brought his country and American one step closer to war the smirking communist called…
August 30, 2017
A group of psychologists in Australia have released a guide urging parents and teachers to be supportive of children questioning their gender identity and to back gay marriage. Opposing ads from groups defending traditional marriage as a union between one man and one woman have warned that legalizing gay marriage…
August 30, 2017
A public charter school in California has defended its decision to send a first-grade student to the principal’s office for not referring to her biologically male transgender classmate by the classmate’s preferred pronoun. Rocklin Academy provided a statement to The Christian Post on Monday, explaining that the law requires students