3 Oct 2017

Here’s why a 45-foot tall nude sculpture may be coming to the National Mall
If you walk along the National Mall this November, you’ll see the Smithsonian Museums, the Washington Monument, Capitol Hill, and, possibly, something else: a 45-foot tall nude sculpture of a woman. The Amazonian figure would tower over the National Mall next to the Washington Monument, directly facing the White House until March 28 to promote women’s equality.

ISIS names Las Vegas killer “Abu Abdul Bar Al-Amrekini”
The Islamic State reinforced its earlier claim of responsibility for the atrocity with another communiqué Monday night, which named Stephen Paddock “Abu Abdul Bar Al-Amrekini” and said he had carried out surveillance of the concert arena opposite the hotel before murdering 58 people and injuring 515… various Middle East sources said overnight Monday that he had been in contact with certain quarters in the region, and claimed the FBI had photos recording his visits.

First Blizzard of the Season Breaks October Snow Record in Havre, Montana; Heavy Snow Closes I-70 in Colorado
The first blizzard of the season has resulted in widespread power outages and downed trees in parts of Montana. Treacherous travel conditions and additional power outages are possible through Tuesday, as this early-season snowstorm continues to sweep through the Rockies. Unlike the snow the Rockies experienced in September, this storm is having a greater impact since valley locations are also being affected, in addition to typical mountain areas. Interstate 70 was closed in Colorado between Vail and Copper Mountain for a time Monday morning due to accidents and vehicles sliding off the icy road.

New Religion Worships ‘Divine Supercomputer’, But Is High-Tech Faith Old-School Idolatry?
A high-tech millionaire has founded a new religion based on the belief that artificial intelligence will surpass man, and proclaims that in the future, man will worship a divine supercomputer. But a rabbi who is an expert in the interface between religion and technology compared the new high-tech religion to old-school idolatry.

Putin calls for predictable, mutually-beneficial cooperation with US
Moscow wants “predictable, constructive, mutually beneficial cooperation” with Washington, Russian President Vladimir Putin said as he received diplomatic credentials from new ambassadors to Moscow, including US envoy Jon Huntsman. Current Russia-US bilateral relations cannot “cause satisfaction,” Putin said during an official ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow.

Report: Another year of drought ahead
The State of Israel is heading toward a fifth year of drought, according to the Water Authority’s forecast for the winter, cited on Tuesday by nrg. According to the Water Authority, there is a real fear that next summer large springs that have never dried up like the Banias in the Galilee will remain without water.

Netanyahu backs Greater Jerusalem bill that would annex 19 settlements
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged his support for the Greater Jerusalem bill, which is tantamount to a de-facto annexation of 19 settlements around the country’s capital, including Ma’aleh Adumim. “Ma’aleh Adumim will always be part of Israel and in addition I support the Greater Jerusalem bill,” Netanyahu said of the legislation.

Abbas admits: No Palestinian state in the near future
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas discussed PA aspirations for statehood during an interview with Egypt’s CBC, acknowledging that despite plans by the Trump administration to reboot negotiations for a final status agreement between Israel and the PA, no Palestinian state would be established in the near future. “The time will come for a Palestinian state,” Abbas said Monday, “but it’s not going to happen anytime soon.”

CNN Reporter: “These Country Music Supporters Were Likely Trump Supporters
On the same day CBS fired one of its network executives, Hayley Geftman-Gold, after she took to social media to explain why she was “not even sympathetic” to victims of the Las Vegas shooting because “country music fans often are Republican,” CNN had its own “zen moment” of victim-blaming and stereotyping of innocent concertgoers caught up in the horrific carnage at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, when during a live broadcast Monday morning, CNN reporter Jeff Zeleny suggested that most of the victims were Trump supporters for the mere fact that they were attending a country music event.

Russia Provides New Internet Connection To North Korea
A major Russian telecommunications company appears to have begun providing an Internet connection to North Korea.

Deadliest mass shooters have 1 of 2 alarming things in common
…Over the last 20 years, the perpetrators of nearly all the deadliest mass shooting in the United States have shared one of two traits: Besides killing innocents with firearms, they’ve either been radicalized by Islam or were using mind-altering psychiatric drugs during the time of their murder sprees.

Markets Hit Another Record! DOW Has Increased 23% Since Election of President Trump on November 8th, 2016
It’s Official – the US Stock Market Reached Another All Time High Today – The Markets Under President Trump Have Now Increased the All Time Highs to More than 22,500!

Gov. Rick Scott Declares State Of Emergency As 100,000s Of Puerto Ricans Flee To Florida
As mayors of cities with large Puerto Rican populations continue to advocate for federal assistance to help with the resettlement of hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans who are expected to temporarily seek shelter with friends and families in the US, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Florida, allowing state agencies to take extraordinary measures to assist families that will soon be arriving in droves to cities like Orlando and Miami, both of which feature large Puerto Rican populations.

Five things that just don’t add up about the Las Vegas mass shooting
….Although the news reporting on this shooting is still in its early stages, there are five strange things that just don’t add up about this massacre (so far). I run through them below.

How the Democrats Set Up Puerto Rico for Disaster
We’ve seen this show before. When there’s a national disaster, neighborhoods have been reduced to rubble, shelters are filled with crying families, and a Republican is in the White House, the Democrats jump into action. Not to help, but to make political capital from a disaster that they helped cause.

Our Broken Obama Military Can’t Even Manage to Toss Out Traitors
Armed forces suffering from cultural rot.