Europe in Crisis: Former Israeli Intelligence Operative Runs Security at the Brussels Airport ~ link ~ Letting the Fox guard the henhouse!!! Stirling
'Controlled Chaos' as an Instrument of Geopolitical Warfare ~ link ~
Nowadays, a variety of means are being used in order to implement and extend the “controlled chaos” in the national economies and societies in the geopolitical struggle. The actor, who is using the tool, is maintaining the “controlled chaos” within the opposing country.
The Roadmap to a Police State: Paris, Brussels ... ~ link ~
This article first published by Global Research in February 2004 examines the relationship between terrorist attacks (resulting in the tragic loss of life) and the transition in Western countries towards a totalitarian police State. This article which focusses on the role of a “massive casualty producing event” is of particular relevance to an understanding of the November 13, 2015 terror attacks in Paris and those in Brussels on March 22, 2016.
Iran and Russia stress a sustainable ceasefire in Syria ~ link ~
Iran and Russia have underlined the need for a sustainable peace in Syria as well as the significance of intra-Syrian dialog to end a foreign-backed war that has gripped the Arab country for five years.
After Brussels Russian FM says Europe must stop geopolitical games ~ link ~
Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov says Europe must drop its QUOTE geopolitical games and get serious in the fight against terrorism after the Brussels bomb attacks. He asked EU members to unite behind anti-terror efforts. Lavrov noted that Russia is still monitoring the crossing of militants and illegal oil trade on the Syrian-Turkish border.
What killed the Middle Class? ~ link ~
This raises an obvious question: what killed the middle class? While many commentators try to identify one killer cause (for example, the U.S. going off the gold standard in 1971), the die-off of the middle class is more akin to the die-off in honey bees, which is the result of the interaction of multiple causes (factors that increase the toxic load dumped on bees and other pollinators by modern agriculture).
The Health Insurance Scam: "Coverage" does NOT mean Affordability or Access ~ link ~ Obamacare, like most things in 21st Century America, is a SCAM to rip off the public for the very corrupt Health Industry!!! Stirling
Politicians, particularly those of the Democratic persuasion, love to throw around statistics about how many additional people have healthcare coverage without ever talking about the cost of such coverage, or whether it actually translates into actual access in the real world.
While a greater number of Americans having health insurance is a good thing when it comes to protecting against unexpected catastrophic events or extended hospital stays, it doesn’t tell you anything about two very important variables: 1) How much does it cost? 2) What kind of access does it provide? As usual, the devil is in the details.
Extraordinary stories of encounters with dead love ones ~ link ~ Do take the time to read this one in full at the link. Stirling
NASA in 'low cost' Lunar base proposal for 2022 ~ link ~
- Proposals look at low-cost solutions for a permanent base on the moon
- They say a base capable of supporting 10 people could be built by 2022
- This could then be expanded to house more than 100 people in a decade
- Many of the technologies needed already exist on the ISS and on Earth