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1. #News ~ FTC Prepared To Break Up Big Tech
– ‘If You Have To, You Do It’ westernjournal.com/ftc-prepared-b… #Trump #BigTech #TechBias
2. #News ~ Democrat Congressional Candidate Dan McCready of North Carolina Says Opponent Lacks Faith In Public Schools - Sends His Own Kids To $18,000 a year Private School dailycaller.com/2019/08/16/dan…
3. #News ~ Randy Constant of Chillicothe, Missouri, Leader of Largest US Organic Food Scam Ever Gets 10-Plus Years in Priosn westernjournal.com/ap-leader-larg…
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Please indulge me while tell you all the true significance of Trump's interest in #Greenland and it's tangled web to #Russia #Oil #Climatechange and naturally #Putin
May 2013 Companies recognize the melting arctic can allow for increase in oil drilling and re-align accordingly
theverge.com/2013/5/17/4340…
September 2014 l #Roseneft premier Russian oil/energy company of which the Russian government owns 50% by the opens new fields in the arctic to take advantage of the melt
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This is a first look at the offshore platform in #Russia, which was likely involved in a nuclear explosion last Thursday. The incident is related to a suspected missile test. The platform is about 2.5 miles from the #Nenoksa missile test range. @Maxar
The platform seems mobile & appears to have been moved into place before the explosion —not visible at that location in satellite imagery from July. A nuclear fuel carrier, the Serebryanka, was moved into place around the same time. Image & Data via @MarineTraffic
@MarineTraffic The presence of the Serebryanka is relevant and might offer clues of what happened. This very ship was previously used in recovery effort for a crashed SSC-X-9 — a prototype of a nuclear-propelled cruise missile — according to @ArmsControlWonk
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🔥@FrankFigliuzzi1: Don’t be surprised if FBI counter-intelligence div is looking at that (Deripaska) aluminum factory deal in Kentucky. Why does McConnell for years just not want to hear the truth abt Russia? It just begs the Q: Is there a flow of money? Is there a compromise??
@FrankFigliuzzi1 @NicolleDWallace 🤯It's nuts that US lifted #sanctions for close Putin ally #Deripaska—who Manafort briefed during #Russia's attack! That #McConnell stopped a bipartisan effort to reverse it, then got a Russian alum plant in #Kentucky smells of corruption if not compromise.washingtonpost.com/politics/how-a…
@FrankFigliuzzi1 @NicolleDWallace 🤯Not only did McConnell push to lift sanctions for Putin's pal #Deripaska. But Mitch's Kentucky taxpayers must give the Russian oligarch's Rusal $15,000,000 to help Russia get a foothold in US economy! Of course, #MoscowMitch denies knowing about any "Russian investor."🤔#maddow
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❤️🇺🇸 It's official • Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty *INF agreed on by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev signed December 8,1987 is over. #Russia 🇷🇺
❤️🇺🇸 U.S. Withdrawal from the INF Treaty on August 2, 2019 - United States Department of State state.gov/u-s-withdrawal…
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#Russia's MiG-41 project to be completed in 2019 airrecognition.com/index.php/arch…
Russia is already preparing to develop another interceptor, the PAK DP, also known as the MiG-41. The new aircraft has been considered for a few years, but recently MiG CEO Ilya Tarasenko has revealed that the project is due to be completed by 2019.
Our future MiG-41 fighter will be able to fly into space said Ilia Tarassenko, CEO of the Russian aircraft manufacturer Mikoyan-Gourevitch (MiG) dring a news conference broadcast by Reuters.
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This thread is dedicated to the important information that our "CIA" buries and unearths. May 24, 1984 was indeed an important day and it's not because he broke ground for the new HQ.
On May 24, 1984 the US House Delayed #GunReformNow Gun Vote on Red Flag Laws . Funny how this is soooooo coincidentally topic of discussion right now. 5/24/84
Crimes committed in El Salvador like what we seen in #HongKong today (another coincidence) and the Democrats were pushing for "aid" and the Republicans were saying NO - we will not intervene... in the end the Dems won and we know what happened when they got their way 5/24/84
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200 #Rafale coming.
Deal almost finalized with Govt of #France .
Chota Bhai out.
DRAL will become DAIL( Dassault aviation India limited) with GOI as 50% partner . Firm will be independent of @HALHQBLR .
Dassault will help with GHATAK & AMCA.
Wait & watch!
Q1 How credible is this info?
A- Comes from a former @IAF_MCC officer who was part of MMRCA selection process . Currently with BJP.
Q2- How 200?
A- 114 MMRCA+ 57 IN + 29 to replace M2000 in early 2030's.
The 29+36 #Rafale will replace the entire M2000 fleet.
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Wow Putin is scared. #Russia TV did one of their propaganda “exposes” to discredit @CNN reporter @clarissaward as a spy b/c she’s investigating Kremlin secret Wagner army. She even interviewed a mercenary. Recall 3 well-known Russian journalists were killed investigating Wagner.
.@CNN reporter interviewed a Wagner mercenary—#Russia’s secret private army he says "does anything Putin says" to boost Russian influence & suppress American. Same group that seized #Crimea, operates in #Ukraine, #Syria, #Africa. Kept secret to give Kremlin plausible deniability.
.@CNN reporter found out first hand about KGB #Putin’s #Russia. Doing a story on Kremlin-tied Wagner mercenary private army, @clarissaward was followed, filmed, had a guy go thru her hotel room, and became the subject of a Russian #disinformation attack video calling her a “spy.”
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Why this story isn't getting more press coverage is baffling: #Russia just buried 5 nuclear scientists killed in a nuclear blast in the Arctic. There is of course a radiation cloud. - BBC News bbc.com/news/world-eur…
#Russia explosion: Village on-again off-again evacuation cancelled after suspected nuclear missile accident in the Arctic - CNN cnn.com/2019/08/13/eur…
#Russia's got a pretty astounding record of irresponsible dishonesty when it comes to catastrophic events that impact people lives. Everyone's heard of #Chernobyl. Few know about #Chelyabinsk—the most polluted place on the planet. I wrote about it in 2016. eastwestblog.net/2016/04/26/ukr…
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This article in @guardian, by an employee of Swedish state & Khodorkovsky-funded @meduzaproject targeting #Russia, on the recent fringe pro-Western liberal protests in Moscow is so full of distortions, omissions & outright brazen lies it is difficult to know where to start...
@guardian @meduzaproject Point by point:
1. The leaders are arrested b/c despite being offered sanctioned protest sites they turned many of these down & repeatedly call for unsanctioned protest marches w express intent of provoking police to be detained & play repressed martyrs for Western media cameras
@guardian @meduzaproject ^Inciting people to an unsanctioned protest march often into busy thoroughfares is a crime in Russia as it is most developed countries and is subject to being charged & arrested.
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So former GOP Gov Mike Huckabee (Sarah's dad) is touring Russia & the Baltics. So ignorant, he shows off selfie in Estonia—in front of a Russian Orthodox Church—& praises Estonians cherishing freedom🤦‍♀️Yea—They were occupied by Russia & Russian churches are known influence agents.
So Huckabee's in Russia. The country is convulsing under the weight of Putin's authoritarian repression. 50,000 protesters took to the streets last weekend. The Kremlin is jailing opposition leaders, beating random ppl. But GOP Huckabee's joking about Putin's shirtless agitprop!
Here's former Republican Gov (now @FoxNews propagandist) Mike Huckabee on the Baltic Sea, dining with pro-Trump propagandist Rick Santorum (still on @CNN for some reason). He mocks collusion, the media, & spews Clinton & Obama conspiracy theories. All in a day's propaganda work.
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[Thread] Ma siete matti? Sento girare la tentazione di fare una specie di Santa Alleanza e riscrivere la legge elettorale in senso #proporzionale per impedire a #Salvini di vincere le #elezioni. L'è tutto sbagliato e cercherò di spiegarvelo 1/n
@SimoBenedettini @FerdiGiugliano @lucianocapone @maudelconte @CIaudiaGiulia @CarloAmenta1 @lauracesaretti1 @AntFuniciello @FabbioSabatini @crialicata Chi spera nelle alchimie di Palazzo (e magari in qualche novità scottante dalla #Russia) dimostra di non aver capito né come siamo arrivati qui, né dove stia la vera minaccia di lungo termine 2/n
@SimoBenedettini @FerdiGiugliano @lucianocapone @maudelconte @CIaudiaGiulia @CarloAmenta1 @lauracesaretti1 @AntFuniciello @FabbioSabatini @crialicata Come siamo arrivati qua: semplicemente, a botte di "meno peggio". Non abbiamo fatto, o abbiamo fatto solo parzialmente e sempre rimandato, le #riforme necessarie. Ma questo lo sapete tutti eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/… 3/n
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WESTERN DUMBNESS IN DEPTH

Is it ‘dumbness’? Is it Machiavellian? Is it fear? Is it pure evil? Is it group-thought myopia?

Why are western elites using a wrecking ball policy to international relations esp. in relation to Russia & China? What underpins this apparent stupidity?
WESTERN DUMBNESS IN DEPTH

What are the factors underlying attempts by western elites to undermine #China, #Russia, #Iran, #Syria, #Venezuela, #Cuba & #Nicaragua?

What are the emotions involved?

What considerations are believed to be of vital national importance to the West?
WESTERN DUMBNESS IN DEPTH

On the face of it, according to many analysts well versed in geopolitical matters the West is on a suicidal course currently.

China & Russia are not going away. China in particular is not going to lose its growing economic power.

So what is going on?
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GOP
ENRON
Rigged Elections
Media Whores
#ArnoldSchwarzenegger
tRUmp
Putin
#RUssia
#Hitler Admiration
Racism
#SexScandal
Celebrity
#AMI
Complicit Media
Props
#PublicRelations
Kennedy
Favors 2 Friends
#Mob Felon Sentences
CA Debt Crisis
CA BK; 2009 Obama Bailout

9-29-1996 St Basil
Putin face-off:
Make Schwarzenegger
our man in Moscow
By Nina Khrushcheva👈🤦‍♂️
6-20-14

If Washington really wants 2
wield more influence over Putin,
Pres Obama need only place 1 call:
2 former CA Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Nxt U.S. Amb 2 Russia?🤦‍♂️
blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2…
Agents of Misfortune?:
Well-Publicized Departures Aside,
Talent Reps Say Loyalty Is Not Dead
2-14-97
Industry folks were stunned
Schwarzenegger
had terminated his longtime agent
after 15-yr run
that catapulted Austrian bodybuilder

latimes.com/archives/la-xp…
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Meanwhile the beautiful sight of people power in #Russia today. Nearly 50,000 pro-democracy protesters demanding fair elections w/opposition candidates. Huge moment in Russian history. It’s not just about local elections. It’s to free Russia of Putin’s corrupt mafia hold on power
#Russia >> ‘A Number Authorities Can’t Ignore’: Moscow Opposition Sees Record Protest Turnout—50,000—Despite bad weather, jailed leaders, massive propaganda, brutal beatings & crackdowns.
themoscowtimes.com/2019/08/10/a-n… #RussiaProtests #FreeElections #DefendDemocracy #допускай
Dem @LeaderHoyer statement in solidarity w/ #Russia's pro-#democracy #protests for free, fair elections & the right to seek electoral choice. Says Putin regime’s crackdown on free speech and opposition candidates ought to "alarm the world," warns US Congress is watching closely.
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38. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria

#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
1 to 20. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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21. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria🤨👇🏼
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#Syria: after days of intense bombardment & 1st assault repelled 2 days ago, pro-Assad forces opened today the SE. #Idlib front in apparent attempt to besiege Rebels in N. #Hama province. Battle in #Kabana (NE. #Latakia) continues (3rd front).
#Syria: pro-Assad forces captured Habit & Sukayk area (hit by #HTS SVBIED) in S. #Idlib, confirming their attempt to besiege Rebels in N. #Hama (& #TSK on Morek).
#Syria: #NLF blew up today with a #Kornet a 57 mm gun on Tell Maraq front (SE. #Idlib).
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Far-Right Extremists Have Been Using Ukraine's War as a Training Ground.

They're Returning Home. #whitesupremacists news.vice.com/en_us/article/…
Ukrainian ultranationalists, many with barely disguised neo-Nazi or white supremacist views, had been a driving force in the revolution.
“I believe Europe is in great danger,” Alberto Testa, an expert on far-right radicalization at the University of West London
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Explosion at a secretive Russian military missile research facility Thursday killed 2 people and triggered a radiation leak in the nearby city of #Severodvinsk, forcing authorities to ban shipping from a major port for a month @marcbennetts1 thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/…
Nuclear fuel carrier “Serebryanka” remains inside closed-off waters near Russian missile explosion site; victims of radiation exposure in #Severodvinsk taken to Moscow hospital @NilsenThomas thebarentsobserver.com/en/security/20…
Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near military explosion that killed 2 people and injured 6 #Severodvinsk theguardian.com/world/2019/aug…
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Thread on today's #Russia explosion (this is becoming a habit):
In November 2017, Russia test fired the Burevestnik (SSC-X-9 Skyfall) nuclear-powered cruise missile from it's test location at Pankovo.
Comparison images show the site from the 20th May 2019 appear to be "abandoned". The environmental shelter appears to be gone on the rails. Image courtesy of @ArmsControlWonk shows that this was still present in June 2018.
Today at the Nyonoksa Site on the White Sea an explosion has killed at least 2 people and seriously injured many more. (6 was the last I saw reported). Hazmat team was involved in the evacuation of the wounded and a a small spike in radiation was reportedly detected.
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Arkhangelsk: video showing hazmat team checking medical evacuation helicopter with some devices (likely geiger counters). Helicopter arrived with wounded in explosion at military site near Nenoksa russia.liveuamap.com/en/2019/8-augu… #Russia
Other images of hazmat team in Arkhangelsk airport t.me/breakingmash/1…
6 wounded after explosion in Severodvinsk were brought to Moscow with "radiation exposure" diagnosis russia.liveuamap.com/en/2019/9-augu… #Russia
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THREAD: The Kremlin's new crackdown on @Navalny_En‘s FBK anti-#corruption foundation is reprehensible but predictable: as the focus shifted from cosmopolitan Muscovites to the region’s + impoverished public servants, that's when Navalny risked being a threat... /1
...After all, protests in Moscow were awkward + embarrassing, but so long as the security forces remained loyal + effective, that’s all they were. Even at the height of Bolotnaya, this never looked to be a Russian Maidan... /2
...as Navalny targets public servants (including, NB, police) + seeks to build up network in the regions, this could *potentially* be something v different. Kremlin knows #corruption is its Achilles heel, something that can mobilise oppo across class, region, ethnic divides /3
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