8 Nov 2017

Tropical Storm Rina gains strength: National Hurricane Center
Tropical Storm Rina’s winds have increased to near 50 mph as the storm moved north in the central Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center reported Tuesday night

Saudis, Iran on path to ‘very, very bloody’ war
‘This could get extraordinarily messy … Israel may be drawn into it’ So are the events of the past week just the latest developments in an unstable region or something far more significant?

Who got to her? Brazile suddenly changes tune on DNC ‘rigging’ for Hillary
Essentially, Clinton had cut a deal to bankroll the DNC during the 2016 election in exchange for control over its operations – before the party’s nominee had been officially selected. And Brazile indicated she didn’t believe “the fight had been fair” because the agreement compromised the DNC’s integrity.

NBC Reporter’s Gotcha Question on Gun Control Stuffed by Trump
An NBC reporter who tried to make President Trump look bad during his visit to South Korea wound up with egg all over her face.

Trump says US will arm Japan to shoot down N. Korea missiles
US President Donald Trump on Monday refused to rule out eventual military action against North Korea and declared that the United States “will not stand” for Pyongyang menacing America or its allies.

IDF declares area near Gaza border fence as closed military zone
The directive prohibits farmers from the Israeli settlements around the Gaza Strip to work land near the fence as well as civilians from arriving to work on the subterranean barrier.

Iran’s president calls on Saudis to switch sides, abandon US & Israel
As Sunni-Shi’ite tensions in the Middle East mount, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said he wants Muslim states to come together and help each other instead of seeking friendships with the United States or Israel. In a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Rouhani called for an end to hostile relations with Saudi Arabia, adding that the Sunni Kingdom is wrong to put its trust in Israel and the US.

Catalonia crisis: Protests over detention of deposed leaders
Several major roads and some rail lines in Catalonia have been blocked by pro-independence activists protesting against the detention of the region’s deposed leaders. Separatist trade unions have called for a general strike but it has not been backed by the major unions. Despite transport delays, shops and businesses appear to be open as normal.

Democrats score key poll victories in Virginia and New Jersey
Democrats have scored two significant victories in the US – in the first statewide elections since President Donald Trump came to power in January. In Virginia, Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie in a governorship race marked by tussles on immigration and Confederate statues. Phil Murphy, who beat Kim Guadagno, will be New Jersey governor.

Saudi Arabia makes further anti-graft arrests: sources
Saudi Arabian authorities have made further arrests in an anti-corruption crackdown on the kingdom’s political and business elite, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. Dozens of royal family members, officials and business executives have already been held in the purge announced on Saturday and face allegations of money laundering, bribery, extortion and exploiting public office for personal gain.

Judicial Watch Sues To Expose REAL COLLUSION: ‘Comey Testimony Closely Coordinated With Mueller!’ (Video)
….In his testimony, Comey told the Senate, “I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter [for The New York Times]. I didn’t do it myself for a variety of reasons, but I asked him to because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel.” Was that friend Robert Mueller? Judicial Watch intends to find out.

Mother-of-five who encouraged terrorism on Facebook is spared jail so she can ‘get back to her children’
A mother-of-five who encouraged terror attacks on Facebook has been spared jail after a judge told her, “the sooner you get back to your children the better”.

With US military backing, hardcore Philippes President Duterte has obliterated the ISIS terrorists that were slaugtering Christians in his country
Would not have been forthcoming if Obama was still in office. “After 154 days of the siege of Marawi by the ISIS-inspired Maute-ISIS group … we now announce the termination of all combat operations in Marawi,” Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced.

OH (BOY) CANADA: Country’s Muslim immigration minister proudly announces that Canada will be opening its borders to 1 million more troubled Islamic refugees
Canada will boost immigration to one million over the next three years with a plan that “will guarantee” the country’s future prosperity, its immigration minister Ahmed Hussen announced this week. (Seriously? How do you predict “future prosperity” when most of them will likely be on welfare all their lives?)

Pedophile Priest Who Was Forgiven by Church for Raping 26 Children, Found Dead
The body of a pedophile priest, who was forgiven by the Catholic Church after he admitted to raping 26 children, was found in his Massachusetts home after being stabbed to death.

Conference on Russia-gate on Friday, November 10, at the National Press Club
The public policy group America’s Survival, Inc. headed by veteran journalist and media critic Cliff Kincaid, is holding a conference on Russia-gate on Friday, November 10, at the National Press Club, with an emphasis on the role being played by former President Obama. “The Obama name is being put on schools, streets, and highways across the United States, while President Trump and his former opponent, Hillary Clinton, are fighting off charges from the left and right of being Russian agents,” Kincaid notes. “Our conference will change the focus back to Obama.” The event will examine the Russian connections of the former president, who has mostly escaped scrutiny in the scandal but is re-emerging as the head of the Democratic Party and a major figure on the global scene.

America Cracks Up: The Anatomy Of A National Nervous Breakdown
“The government’s answer, as always, will lead us further down the road we’ve travelled since 9/11 towards totalitarianism and away from freedom…As we have learned the hard way, the phantom promise of safety in exchange for restricted or regulated liberty is a false, misguided doctrine that has no basis in the truth.”