Daily Archives: October 8, 2014

Steve Lendman – Obama’s Syria Strategy – 8 October 2014

StevelendmanIt’s lawless. Ruthless, Transparent. Islamic State (IS) fighters hold mostly Kurdish-populated Kobani along Turkey’s border under siege.

Controlling it looms. So does likely mass slaughter. Hundreds already are dead. Around 200,000 fled cross-border.

Today’s Zaman is one of four English language Turkish broadsheets. On October 8, it headlined “Turkey asks US to ramp up air strikes against ISIL,” saying:

They’re needed to keep Islamic State fighters “from seizing” Kobani. According to Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan:

“Our government and our related institutions have emphasized to US officials the necessity of immediately ramping up air bombardment in a more active and efficient way.” Continue reading

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‘Disgusting’: Anti-Homeless Cages Installed At UK University – 8 October 2014

RT logoOne of the UK’s most prestigious universities has installed cages over warm air vents, as a way to ward off the city’s homeless sleeping on them.

The cages, which have been placed around the universities campus, completely cover the area surrounding the warm air vents near the college buildings.

Students say they are“disgusted”by the cages, saying that the move shows a lack of love and compassion for the less fortunate.

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Russia’s Gazprom Buys Europe’s Biggest Gas Storage Facility – 8 October 2014

RT logoRussia will acquire Europe’s largest underground gas storage facility this autumn from Germany’s BASF, continuing the development of its Nord Stream operations. In return, the Germans will get access to large gas reserves in Western Siberia.

Gazprom and the Wintersall subsidiary of German chemical company BASF are putting the final touches to the asset swap, which will see Gazprom getting the facility in the small German town of Rehden, Deutsche Welle reported Wednesday.

The framework for the deal was signed in December 2013 and was approved by the European Commission. Both the EU and Russia say the deal will not be sidetracked by sanctions.

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Tom Lescher – Astrology For The Soul October 7, 2014 – 8 October 2014

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Huge Rise In UK Child Abuse Through Witchcraft And ‘Religious Rituals’ – Police – 8 October 2014

RT logoChild abuse linked to witchcraft and other religious beliefs has drastically increased in UK, with police recording a significant spike in cases involving rape, physical assault and neglect of British children.

According to figures released by police on Wednesday, Scotland Yard received 27 allegations of ritual child abuse, with many more cases believed to be hidden by families and guardians.

The cases reported to the Metropolitan Police included children who were swung around and “smacked” in order to “drive out the devil,” while others were said to have raw chillies rubbed into their eyes during exorcism rituals.

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UK To Send 750 Troops To Sierra Leone In Ebola Support Effort – 8 October 2014

RT logoPrime Minister David Cameron will send 750 troops to the West African state of Sierra Leone in an effort to help contain the Ebola virus and to build a specialist treatment center.

The announcement comes after the PM chaired a meeting of Cobra, the government’s emergency response committee.

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Argus, equipped with a 100-bed medical complex,and three Merlin helicopters to aid troop movements will also be sent to West Africa.The Ministry of Defence (MoD) previously announced that 40 soldiers based in Northern Ireland have been deployed to Sierra Leone.

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Jon Rappoport – Death Doesn’t =Someone’s Opinion About Death – 8 October 2014

jon7“I saw people die of HIV.”

No. You saw people die. Doctors said they had HIV.

“I saw people die from Ebola.”

No you didn’t. You saw people die. You yourself have no idea what killed them. You can pretend you know, but you don’t.

“The doctors know what kills people.”

You win a gold star for your faith. You’re now a fully-fledged member of the Church of Biological Mysticism. Continue reading