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Doomstead Diner Daily 9/16
« Reply #285 on: September 16, 2019, 08:43:29 am »

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New Brett Kavanaugh sexual misconduct accusation sets off calls for Supreme Court impeachment

www.cbsnews.com - At least five Democratic presidential candidates called for Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to be impeached after a new report about alleged sexual misconduct from his college years. …


FBI has not contacted dozens of potential sources in Kavanaugh investigation

www.nbcnews.com - WASHINGTON — More than 40 people with potential information into the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have not been contacted by the FBI, according to multi…


Oil spiked a record 20% on the sudden attack to Saudi Arabian oil supplies

www.businessinsider.com - Oil prices surged as much as 20% in opening trading on Monday after a shock attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, which Bloomberg said affected almost 6 million barrels, or about 5% of the global m…


Saudi Oil Attack Prompts More Incoherence From Trump Administration

nymag.com - The heat and smoke aren’t just coming from Saudi Arabia. On Saturday, still-unconfirmed attacks from a still-unconfirmed assailant caused spectacular fires at two of the country’s most important oil …


Yemen’s Houthi rebels warn of further attacks on Saudi oil facilities

www.washingtonpost.com - This Sept. 15, 2019, image provided by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows a pre-strike overview at Saudi Aramco's Khurais oil field in Buqyaq, Saudi Arabia. (AP/A…


Purdue Pharma, drugmaker accused of fueling the opioid epidemic, files for bankruptcy

www.washingtonpost.com - By Christopher Rowland Christopher Rowland Business reporter focused on the health-care economy's effects on patient health, costs, and privacy Email Bio Follow September 15 at 11:21 PM Purdue Pharma…


Trump says Justice Brett Kavanaugh should 'start suing people' after new report of sexual misconduct

www.cnbc.com - President Donald Trump said that Justice Brett Kavanaugh should "start suing people" or the Department of Justice "should come to his rescue" on Sunday in response to an article in The New York Times…


Threatening New War for Oil, Donald Trump Calls His Own Offer of Iran Talks “Fake News”

theintercept.com - “The president has made clear, he’s happy to take a meeting with no preconditions,” Mnuchin told reporters in the White House briefing room on Monday. “The president’s made it very clear: he is prepa…


South African Nazi Exposed In International Terror Training Network

unicornriot.ninja - Cape Town, South Africa – In information posted online today, antifascists identified a man named Francois Kemp as the South African point of contact for a shadowy fascist group called ‘The Base.’ Le…


‘People Actively Hate Us’: Inside the Border Patrol’s Morale Crisis

www.nytimes.com - “To have gone from where people didn’t know much about us to where people actively hate us, it’s difficult,” said Chris Harris, who was an agent for 21 years and a Border Patrol union official until …


Why Did Lindsey Graham Take $800,000 In Contributions From A Russian Billionaire?

deepleftfield.info - Not too long ago, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was the one of the few Republicans who didn’t appear to be utterly subservient to President Donald Trump. Graham often criticized Trump and even warned…


Before Arrest, Jeffrey Epstein Was Seen With Girls Exiting His Jet

www.nytimes.com - The employee said she had seen Mr. Epstein on two occasions get off the plane last year sometime between June or July and as late as November, once with girls who appeared to be 11 or 12 years old an…


Tomgram: William Astore, A Wasteful Weapon for America's Forever Wars

www.tomdispatch.com - Late in his 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump suggested that his future administration would put at least a trillion dollars into America’s worn-out infrastructure. Such funding was obviously …


Empires Are A Secret Until They Start Falling

popularresistance.org - By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. In the past, we have written about the 2020s as a decade when the United States Empire will end. This is based on Alfred McCoy’s predictions (…


$1m a minute: the farming subsidies destroying the world

www.theguardian.com - The public is providing more than $1m per minute in global farm subsidies, much of which is driving the climate crisis and destruction of wildlife, according to a new report. Just 1% of


Opinion | Who Will Watch the Agents Watching Our Borders?

www.nytimes.com - It matters because along with entrusting our immigration enforcers to keep us safe, in the president’s often-tweeted phrase, we also entrust them with the responsibility of treating unauthorized immi…


'Climigration': when communities must move because of climate change

theconversation.com - This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Climate change increasingly threatens communities all ove…


Opinion | If Netanyahu wins Israel’s election, the Mideast doomsayers may finally be proved right

www.washingtonpost.com - By Jackson Diehl Jackson Diehl Deputy editorial page editor and columnist focusing on international affairs Email Bio Follow Deputy Editorial Page Editor September 15 at 7:41 PM For 30 years and more…


Opinion | Margaret Atwood’s Dystopia, and Ours

www.nytimes.com - “The Handmaid’s Tale” came out near the end of the Cold War, and Atwood has said she was inspired by mid-20th-century works of anti-totalitarian speculative fiction like “1984” and Ray Bradbury’s “Fa…


Prepper’s Budget: How to Plan for Essential Needs in an Emergency

www.doomsdaymoose.com - Preppers are individuals who, true to their name, like to be prepared for all kinds of emergency scenarios. If you want to live up to your prepper title day in and day out, then you need to make a po…


Coup Master: Michael Kozak, New US Envoy For Latin America

popularresistance.org - Above photo: United States President Donald Trump appointed Thursday Michael Kozak as Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs | Photo: U.S. Department of State In par …


Central Bankers Now Plotting Government Subversion?

thegreatrecession.info - Two weeks ago a former Federal Reserve board member and bank president, William Dudley, wrote an editorial that encouraged the Fed use its powers to defeat Donald Trump’s second bid for the US presid…


6 Dead in Worst Storm to Drench Eastern Spain in 140 Years

www.ecowatch.com - Record rainfall and flooding in southeastern Spain killed six people as of Saturday, The New York Times reported. More than 3,000 people had to be rescued from the storm that drenched Murcia, Valenci…


Andrew J. Bacevich: Reflections on “Peace” in Afghanistan

voxpopulisphere.com - Leaving a Misguided War and Choosing Not to Look Back. When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain attending a course at Fort Kno…


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