9 May 2017

Target Doubles Down On ‘Gay’ Pride Despite Losses In Bathroom War
For the second year, Target is using a #TakePride hashtag on social media to promote its rainbow-themed online merchandise. The retailer’s “pride” paraphernalia include tee-shirts, swim trunks, flip-flops, headphones, iPhone cases and an assortment of other products emblazoned with LBGT logos. In fact, the retail giant, second in size only to Walmart, has become more well-known for its aggressive support of the LGBT agenda and other progressive policies than any other major retailer

Sanhedrin Establishes Jerusalem’s Biblical Borders in Ceremony Last Performed by Prophet Nehemiah
On the day after the Feast of Shavuot (Weeks), the Sanhedrin will reenact a ceremony officially establishing the borders of Jerusalem for purposes of reinstating the Temple service. Last performed by Nehemiah in the sixth century BCE, this was the final step before beginning the sacrifices, but today, it is also meant as a powerful and timely political statement.

Sen. Kennedy to Sally Yates: “Who appointed you to the United States Supreme Court?”
“This is how you deal with liars & obstructionists to the rule of law”. Thank you, Senator Kennedy!

POW! The tick virus far deadlier than Lyme
The Centers for Disease Control is warning of the emergence of a far deadlier tick-related virus than Lyme Disease – one that kills 10 percent of those infected and permanently disables the other 50 percent. It’s called POW for short, or Powassan, and it, like Lyme, is carried by deer.

Iran test-fires a torpedo
The test was carried out in Iranian territorial waters and did not break any international protocols, but the advances Iran is making with this powerful torpedo — which could travel at 250 miles per hour — has Pentagon officials worried, Just last week, American officials said Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a submarine in the Strait of Hormuz, but failed.

Analysis: Turkey’s Erdogan stakes his claim to Jerusalem
According to local reports, Erdogan called Israel racist and discriminatory, while describing the blockade of Gaza as having “no place in humanity.”

After Erdogan rant, Israel questions Turkish ambassador
Turkish Ambassador to Israel Kemal Okem was asked on Tuesday by the Foreign Ministry to clarify the harsh anti-Israeli statements made Monday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…Erdogan, who was speaking at a conference dealing with Jerusalem in Istanbul said that “As a Muslim community, we need to visit al-Aksa Mosque often – each day that Jerusalem is under occupation is an insult to us.”

Turkish President: We will protect against the Judaization of Jerusalem
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed that his government would work with the Palestinian people to guard against the “Judiazation of Jerusalem,”…Erdogan made the comments to Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdella…The Turkish President “confirmed the necessity of unifying efforts to protect Jerusalem against attempts of Judaization,” and reiterated an earlier call for Muslims from around the globe to visit the “Al-Aksa” mosque located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty of blasphemy
The outgoing governor of Jakarta has been jailed for two years for blasphemy after judges handed down a sentence that was harsher than expected. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok, was accused of insulting Islam by referring to a verse in the Koran in a campaign speech last year. Mr Purnama, a Christian in Muslim-majority Indonesia, has denied blasphemy and plans to appeal.

Taliban fight: US may send 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan
The US military and state department are recommending sending at least 3,000 more US troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban, US media report. Military leaders would also regain the authority to target Taliban leaders with air strikes under the proposals. President Donald Trump has not approved the plan, unnamed officials say. It may include a request that other Nato countries send 3,000-5,000 soldiers.

Russia showcases Arctic hardware in Red Square military parade
Russia rolled out air defense systems built to operate in sub-zero Arctic conditions on Tuesday as it showcased its military might at a parade on Moscow’s Red Square. The parade, an annual event commemorating the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, took place under gray skies as President Vladimir Putin looked on from a platform alongside Soviet war veterans.

White House postpones meeting to decide on participation in Paris climate pact
A meeting of Trump administration advisers that had been scheduled for Tuesday to decide whether to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts, a White House official said…The meeting was meant to lay the groundwork for a formal proposal to Trump, who has promised to announce a decision before a Group of Seven summit at the end of May.

A Tour Down Homicide Lane, As Baltimore Descends Into Chaos
The mainstream media dares not to share this with you, because it destroys the gentrification narrative to lure in the millennial generation for city life. Millennials’ are frantically buying real estate <2 miles from this high homicide area. For the sake of the millennials’, let’s hope a spillover in crime does not occur in their neighborhoods.

The United States Is Hosting A Debt Party – $2,000 Gold Is Coming
There is a global debt party, and the US hosting. But it seems China wants its own party. In the end, it doesn’t really matter because Gold will show up regardess.

Trump Set To Nominate A Slate Of 10 New Federal Court Judges
Having been dealt a number of legal defeats at the hands of Obama-appointed judges in the early days of his administration, Trump is preparing to fill roughly 120 vacancies on lower federal courts around the country.  The first of those new appointments will come later today in the first slate of 10 nominees, which will be followed by “monthly waves of nominations.”

For the first time, Auschwitz guides taught to teach about Jews’ ‘spiritual resistance’
Building a clandestine sukkah; putting on phylacteries; seeking rabbinic counsel. Despite the risk of immediate death if caught, spiritual resistance — large and small — ran strong among religious Jews in the Nazi concentration camps.

Russia Sends Its Most Advanced Fighters to U.S. Coast
Four Russian aircraft flew near the Alaskan coast last night, including two of Russia’s most advanced fighter planes. The flight, which was intercepted by U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighters, came a week after Russian military aircraft flew near America’s Arctic territory four days in a row.

Obama tripled ‘unmaskings’ in 2016 election year
Statistics contained within an official government report indicate the Obama administration requested the unmasking of almost three times as many Americans under surveillance during the election year of 2016 than during the year before.