Monthly Archives: July 2015

Jon Stewart part of secret propaganda effort

On at least two occasions, President Obama secretly met with Jon Stewart of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” . http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/29/us/politics/jon-stewart-secretly-met-with-obama-at-white-house.html?ref=us In 2011 and again in 2014, Mr. Stewart came to Washington for coffee with the president, entering the White House grounds at the entrance where the public tours begin. He shook hands with several tourists […]

NATO strategy: Turkey fights Kurds who fight ISIL

Turkish jets hit Kurdish areas in northern Iraq overnight and the government said strikes would continue until the rebels lay down their arms, despite calls Wednesday by the pro-Kurdish opposition for an immediate end to the violence and the resumption of peace efforts. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/3333aa94e36a43d5a9ec78c3b277d304/kurdish-rebels-attack-turkish-government-lodgings The warplanes pounded about half a dozen positions belonging to the […]

Iraqi militia points to obvious conclusion on ISIL

The head of one of Iraq‘s fiercest Shi’ite militias called the U.S.-led coalition’s campaign against Islamic State ineffective and accused Washington of unwiling to uproot radical Sunni jihadis controlling large swathes of Iraq and Syria. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/28/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-khazali-idUSKCN0Q22ED20150728?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter Qais al-Khazali, leader of Iranian-backed paramilitary group Asaib Ahl al-Haq, said the anti-IS campaign had failed because of an […]

Renown scientists call for ban on killer robots

Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, along with hundreds of artificial intelligence researchers and experts, are calling for a worldwide ban on so-called autonomous weapons, warning that they could set off a revolution in weaponry comparable to gunpowder and nuclear arms. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/28/technology/elon-musk-and-stephen-hawking-among-hundreds-to-urge-ban-on-military-robots.html?smid=tw-nytimes In a letter unveiled as researchers gathered at the International Joint Conference on Artificial […]

Military doctor abused students in demonstrations

The president of the U.S. military’s medical college said he took swift action after learning in 2013 that John Henry Hagmann, a former Army doctor teaching there, was injecting students with hypnotic drugs, inducing shock by withdrawing their blood, and performing rectal exams in class. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/23/us-usa-doctor-report-exclusive-idUSKCN0PX2L620150723?utm_source=twitter Hagmann was escorted off the Uniformed Services University campus […]

House fails public by blocking GMO labeling laws

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a hotly debated measure that blocks any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops, including pre-empting a state law set to take effect next year in Vermont. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/23/us-usa-gmo-labeling-idUSKCN0PX17920150723  The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a hotly debated measure that blocks any mandatory labeling […]

Was the car of DC driver Miriam Carey hacked?

So much we still don’t know about the case of the woman shot to death by the Secret Service and the U.S. Capitol Police on Oct. 3, 2013. Miriam Carey drove hundreds of miles from CT before being killed in a car chase between the White House and Capitol Hill. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/style/2014/11/26/how-miriam-careys-u-turn-at-a-white-house-checkpoint-led-to-her-death/ Something to consider is […]