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US-Supplied Defense System Failed To Intercept Houthi Missile Attack On Saudi Capital Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 19:14:32 Id: f86856 [Preview] No. 4071 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
A new study in the New York Times suggests that Saudi Arabia's state of the art defense system failed to intercept the ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels which nearly hit Riyadh's international airport on November 4th. The report contradicts the official claims of the Saudi and American governments, which both announced immediately after the incident that the US-supplied Patriot missile defense system had successfully intercepted the Houthi fired Scud.

The analysis, which utilized open-source material in the form of available video and social media photos of the aftermath of the attack, was conducted by a team of missile experts, and threatens to shake confidence in the US system, which is currently implemented by American allies around the world from South Korea and Taiwan to Turkey, Israel and Japan, among others.

And notably President Trump himself had announced while aboard Air Force One on the day following the attack, “Our system knocked the missile out of the air.” Trump also emphasized the importance of demonstrable success of the systems and added, “That’s how good we are. Nobody makes what we make, and now we’re selling it all over the world.”

But The New York Times report begins with a flat contradiction of that claim:

The official story was clear: Saudi forces shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebel group last month at Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh. It was a victory for the Saudis and for the United States, which supplied the Patriot missile defense system.

...But an analysis of photos and videos of the strike posted to social media suggests that story may be wrong. Instead, evidence analyzed by a research team of missile experts appears to show the missile’s warhead flew unimpeded over Saudi defenses and nearly hit its target, Riyadh’s airport. The warhead detonated so close to the domestic terminal that customers jumped out of their seats.

The Houthi missile was identified at the time as a Burqan-2, revealed in a video of the November 4 launch produced by a Houthi group, and is a variant of the Scud missile commonly used in the region. The attack took Middle East observers by surprise as the missile traveled about 600 miles and reveals a growing sophistication in the Houthi arsenal - all of which led to a number of researchers to claim Iranian origins of the weapon, something which Iran and its regional allies continue to deny.

As part of the NYT investigation experts primarily examined the multiple videos and photos of missile debris locations and missile parts, and concluded that the Saudis couldn't have intercepted the warhead, which further appears to have exploded on impact, something which wouldn't have happened had the projectile been effectively intercepted.

The report continues:

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Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 19:14:53 Id: f86856 [Preview] No.4072 del
>>4071
Researchers also examined extensive video and eyewitness testimony from the airport and in the vicinity of what the Saudi authorities initially reported as mere falling debris, however, the evidence points to an explosion that could only be explained by the impact of the warhead, which likely evaded the defensive measures. Videos recorded an explosion which occurred at a location very near the main domestic terminal of the airport, the immediate aftermath of which was clearly visible and was strongly felt inside the terminal.

One scientist cited in the report, Laura Grego, noted that it's hugely significant that the Saudis fired five times at the incoming missile and missed. "You shoot five times at this missile and they all miss? That's shocking,” she said. “That's shocking because this system is supposed to work.”

Though the Saudi government didn't respond to the report, and will likely not address the findings, it will be interesting to see the Patriot system's performance during the next incursion. As fighting is continuing to intensify in neighboring Yemen, it is likely only a matter of time.

https://archive.fo/sMId0
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-12-05/sus-supplied-defense-system-failed-intercept-houthi-missile-attack-saudi-capital


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 19:18:11 Id: f86856 [Preview] No.4073 del
Looks like selling new shiny things matters more than the actual quality or integrity of what you own or sell to your clients. Too bad, but not at all surprising these days.



RINO Cuckerservatives In The House At It Again! Cucks Pushing Gun Control! Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 18:53:09 Id: 426199 [Preview] No. 4070 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) is warning that House Leadership plans to merge Obama-style gun control with national reciprocity for concealed carry.

This news comes just days before Rep. Richard Hudson’s (R-NC) national reciprocity legislation, H.R. 38, is supposed to go the House floor for a vote.

Massie explains that the Obama-style gun controls are contained in the “fix-NICS” legislation, the very legislation that House Leadership “plans to merge” with H.R. 38. He used a Facebook post to explain the “fix-NICS” legislation would allow “agencies, not just courts, to adjudicate your second amendment rights.”

He expounds:

[“Fix-NICS”] encourages administrative agencies, not the courts, to submit more names to a national database that will determine whether you can or can’t obtain a firearm. When President Obama couldn’t get Congress to pass gun control, he implemented a strategy of compelling, through administrative rules, the Veterans Administration and the Social Security Administration to submit lists of veterans and seniors, many of whom never had a day in court, to be included in the NICS database of people prohibited from owning a firearm. Only a state court, a federal (article III) court, or a military court, should ever be able to suspend your rights for any significant period of time.

Massie does not name names, but presumes that some are seeking to add the gun control legislation as a way of “to ensure reciprocity will pass in the Senate.” Yet he believes it is a foolish attempt to gain the support of Senators like Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who will not support national reciprocity legislation “even if it contains the fix-NICS legislation they support for expanding the background check database.”

Massie observed, “If our House leadership insists on bringing the flawed fix-NICS bill to the floor, they shouldn’t play games. We should vote separately on HR 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill, and HR 4477, the fix-NICS bill. And we should be given enough time to amend the fix-NICS bill, because it needs to be fixed, if not axed.”

https://archive.fo/KkAh2
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/12/04/rep-thomas-massie-sounds-warning-house-leaders-to-merge-obama-style-gun-control-with-national-reciprocity/



ALERT: FBI Re-reviewing Previous Firearm Background Checks, So Far 4,000 Orders to Seize Guns Issued Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 02:02:02 Id: 58d279 [Preview] No. 4051 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Federal authorities sought to take back guns from thousands of people the background check system should have blocked from buying weapons because they had criminal records, mental health issues or other problems (?) that would disqualify them.

A USA TODAY review found that the FBI issued more than 4,000 requests last year for agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives to retrieve guns from prohibited buyers.

It's the largest number of such retrieval requests in 10 years, according to bureau records – an especially striking statistic after revelations that a breakdown in the background check system allowed a troubled Air Force veteran to buy a rifle later used to kill 26 worshipers at a Texas church last month. The mainstream media often "forgets" that the church shooter was killed by a law abiding gun owner.

The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) vets millions of gun purchase transactions every year. But the thousands of gun seizure requests highlight persistent problems in a system where analysts must complete background checks within three days of the proposed purchase. If the background check is not complete within the 72-hour time limit, federal law allows the sale to go forward. ATF agents are asked to take back the guns if the FBI later finds these sales should have been denied.

In addition to the public safety risks, the ATF agents tasked with retrieving the banned weapons from unauthorized gun owners across the country are exposed to potentially dangerous confrontations.

It was not immediately clear how many gun seizure requests agents successfully executed last year or how many weapons were ultimately recovered.

Chipman, now a senior policy adviser for the Giffords Law Center which advocates for more gun restrictions, called the retrieval process "uniquely dangerous."

Stephen Morris, a former assistant FBI director, said FBI examiners who review gun purchasers' backgrounds also recognize the risks.

"They are very aware of the inherent risk to law enforcement officers when they (seek) a firearm retrieval," said Morris, who recently oversaw the bureau's background check operation based in West Virginia. "They feel tremendous pressure to make a determination" within the three-day period.

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Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 12:14:01 Id: 56034a [Preview] No.4059 del
>4,000 people wide mass-swatting by the FBI, on purpose
Gotta prevent that another Mandalay Bay!


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 12:59:46 Id: 92acaf [Preview] No.4060 del
>>4058
They're not supposed to be doing this as far as I know, however yes - they do background checks and do deny some individuals (typically if the individuals have felony records) but this looks like a covert push for gun control (which was NEVER passed into law).

I see this as desperation on their part, however 4,000 out of millions is not a huge ratio either. If that number grows this could become alarming and would lead to the NRA and GOA filing class-actions on behalf of any law abiding gun owners effected.

They specifically mentioned in the report that the FBI is trying to be careful not to poke a stick at these 2nd Amendment groups because they have lots of money to throw down against abusers.

Lets just hope no one innocent is being targeted in these raids.


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 13:17:09 Id: 92acaf [Preview] No.4061 del
>>4059
Just cut funding for the CIA, that would do the trick. Paddock was a CIA asset, a gun runner. The whole story is quite amazing what really took place, Paddock did NOT do the shooting - he got shot after a shady gun deal gone bad with private contractors (the same mercs that commit the false flag shooting in Vegas). Instead of getting paid, Paddock was shot in the head in his hotel room - in attempt to scrub any evidence of where they purchased their guns (the CIA).

The Vegas shooting itself - although real - was used as a distraction while the main target was a powerful man named "Mohammed bin Salman", a Saudi royal who is moderate Islam (next to crown). The CIA hired the private contractors to take him out in Vegas and ordered Paddock to deliver the weapons. The CIA wanted another Saudi puppet to become crown and for that to have happened they needed to take out Salman. Salman was near the crime scene at the time, and they didn't want police arriving at the hit scene so they staged a false flag attack (directed at the concert) while the other private contractors tried to take out Salman.

Although it didn't work, Salman was able to get away with his security and likely found out about this whole issue and a month later - BOOM! The Saudi purge and arrests of elite royals, corporate elites tied to the US, the former to-be crown being killed, and the pivot from West to East.


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 17:32:11 Id: b8012d [Preview] No.4068 del
>>4061
>Paddock was shot
Was he now?


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 18:06:52 Id: ac5141 [Preview] No.4069 del
>>4068
Supposedly yes, but good point, forgot about that whole tattoo issue. Shit is fishy, for all we know he could still be alive and a patsy was shot and used to fake Poddock's 'death'.



Charlottesville Police Chief Admits He Ordered Stand-Down: 'Let Them Fight, Easier To Arrest and Charge Them' Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 15:11:01 Id: 0e7a46 [Preview] No. 4067 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Mainstream media and so-called "fact checkers" BTFO!

According to a bombshell new 220-page report, Charlottesville police chief Al Thomas ordered police to stand down at the “Unite the Right” rally in August because he said it would “make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly.”

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/c869fb_a573de9ad4f04b0491b927ca9d48252c.pdf

“Let them fight.” That directive from the police chief as the violence started to unfold was only part of the massive failure of the response to the “Unite the Right rally” in Charlottesville, according to a searing 220-page report by an independent review team released Friday.

[…]Virginia State Police were told that their job was to protect Emancipation Park, where the statue of Robert E. Lee was located. Charlottesville officers were told that they were only to “intervene in serious violence, violence where someone would be seriously hurt or killed,” Heaphy said.

When things began to escalate, with white supremacist groups openly clashing with antifa and other counterprotesters, Charlottesville police leadership responded sluggishly, according to the report.

Upon witnessing the first signs of open violence, Police Chief Al Thomas said “Let them fight, it will make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly’,” according to his personal assistant’s account to investigators. Thomas didn’t recall making that statement but did concede he wanted to wait to see how things played out. “Regardless of what he said, Chief Thomas’ slow-footed response to violence put the safety of all at risk and created indelible images of this chaotic event,” the report states.

It wasn’t until more than 40 minutes after those first signs of violence that an unlawful assembly was declared, at around 11 a.m. Other delays were due in part to the fact that officers didn’t have their riot gear on hand, which they would need to disperse protesters from the park. “When the CPD officers arrived at the supply trailer, they had to fish through plastic bins to find their gear, which included gas masks, riot shields, and ballistic helmets,” the report stated. “For many of them, it was the first time they had ever worn this equipment.” The line commanders were also unable to locate all their bullhorns, which they needed to clear the area. Other hold-ups included poor communication with Virginia State Police, who were trying to extract their undercover agents from the fray in the park before Charlottesville riot police moved in.

If you search “Charlottesville police stand down” on Google as of today, the top two results are “fact checkers” proclaiming there was no stand down because the police chief said so and any claim to the contrary is “false.”

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Security Researcher Held In Jail For 8 Months Because He Wrote An Angry Blog Post, Released For Now Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 06:30:41 [Preview] No. 4056 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Over the past month or so we've written a few times about security research Justin Shafer. As you may recall, he first came to our attention, when the Justice Department decided to subpoena the identities of five Twitter users because Shafer had tweeted a smiley emoji at them. No, really. I'm not exaggerating. That's literally what happened. Shafer saw some Twitter users discussing a case totally unrelated to his own, tweeted an emoji, and the DOJ is demanding the identity of those he tweeted the emoji at.

That then got us more interested in what the hell happened to Shafer -- where it appears that the DOJ had a weird vendetta against him. His house was raided three separate times -- mainly because he had helped expose security problems with some software. The company complained that Shafer had violated the CFAA, and thus his house got raided and all of his family's electronics were seized. Of course, he wasn't charged with anything because there was nothing to charge him with. Then there was a second raid. Same result. No charges. Shafer was apparently getting fed up with FBI agent Nathan Hopp (he initially misheard the name as "Hawk"). Eventually, after finding out about another case that Hopp was involved in, he did some online digging of public, online records to find out more about Hopp. Then he did something unwise, and which I would not recommend, but which it's hard to see how it could be illegal. And that is that he contacted Hopp's wife, after finding her Facebook page -- and asked her to have Nathan return the stuff that had been seized.

https://archive.is/0iham
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171201/23474838723/security-researcher-held-jail-8-months-because-he-wrote-angry-blog-post-released-now.shtml


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 14:00:19 Id: bf864a [Preview] No.4063 del
Raided over exposing security problems with software?

Yup, fucking dickheads trying to cover-up more backdoors governments put into software, operating systems and such.

Go figure. Can't have more of that exposed!

What it is going to come down to - sadly - is people having to use more decentralized anonymous blogging and using things like Tor or private VPN services to write about these issues. Because in America, apparently we don't have the freedoms granted to us by the constitution. So staying safe means staying anonymous at all times while online and using forward secrecy. Still think I'm paranoid folks? Read the fucking article!



President Trump Weighing Options For Private Intelligence Services To Counter America's Enemies Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 13:44:08 Id: bb1f16 [Preview] No. 4062 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The Trump administration is considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with assistance from Oliver North, a key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal — to provide CIA Director Mike Pompeo and the White House with a global, private spy network that would circumvent official U.S. intelligence agencies, according to several current and former U.S. intelligence officials and others familiar with the proposals. The sources say the plans have been pitched to the White House as a means of countering “deep state” enemies in the intelligence community seeking to undermine Trump’s presidency.

The creation of such a program raises the possibility that the effort would be used to create an intelligence apparatus to justify the Trump administration’s political agenda.

“Pompeo can’t trust the CIA bureaucracy, so we need to create this thing that reports just directly to him,” said a former senior U.S. intelligence official with firsthand knowledge of the proposals, in describing White House discussions. “It is a direct-action arm, totally off the books,” this person said, meaning the intelligence collected would not be shared with the rest of the CIA or the larger intelligence community. “The whole point is this is supposed to report to the president and Pompeo directly.”

Oliver North, who appears frequently on Trump’s favorite TV network, Fox News, was enlisted to help sell the effort to the administration. He was the “ideological leader” brought in to lend credibility, said the former senior intelligence official.

Some of the individuals involved with the proposals secretly met with major Trump donors asking them to help finance operations before any official contracts were signed.

The proposals would utilize an army of spies with no official cover in several countries deemed “denied areas” for current American intelligence personnel, including North Korea and Iran. The White House has also considered creating a new global rendition unit meant to capture terrorist suspects around the world, as well as a propaganda campaign in the Middle East and Europe to combat Islamic extremism and Iran.

According to two former senior intelligence officials, Pompeo has embraced the plan and has lobbied the White House to approve the contract. Asked for comment, a CIA spokesperson said, “You have been provided wildly inaccurate information by people peddling an agenda.”

However, the CIA is well known for lying. So read the rest here:

https://archive.fo/BlHi0

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American, Israeli And European Mainstream Corporate Media Trying To Stir WWIII In The Middle East Reader 12/04/2017 (Mon) 18:00:20 Id: d89bfb [Preview] No. 4030 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Mainstream media fake news caused havoc around the world on Friday, when in the space of just 24 hours the effects of mainstream media propaganda was felt when a false ABC report caused financial markets to crash, and a false BBC report caused an air strike on Iran that could have led to a major international escalation.

Despite the fact that trust in the mainstream media is at an all-time low, reports from the media can still have dangerous, major international repercussions—even when they are exposed as fake news.

Think of the fake news pushed by mainstream media in 2001 to justify the Iraq War.

https://archive.fo/iG5zt

A misleading BBC report resulted in Israel launching surface-to-surface missiles and airstrikes in Syria Friday night, resulting in extensive damage to a Syrian military base.

It appears the base is the same one featured in a November BBC report which showed Satellite images detailing the construction of an “Iranian military base” near El-Kiswah, which lies 14 km (8 miles) south of Damascus.

Zerohedge.com reports: As we’ve noted before, the BBC report was dubiously sourced to “a Western intelligence source” and the story was quickly utilized by Israeli leaders to ratchet up rhetoric in preparing its case before the international community for further attacks on the supposed Iranian targets. Israel has long justified its attacks inside Syria by claiming to be acting against Hezbollah and Iranian facilities and arms depots.

Meanwhile, just about every major Israeli newspaper in today’s reporting is prominently featuring the prior BBC report as justification for the latest attack on Syria. The Times of Israel provides one such example among many when it says:

The alleged Israeli attack came three weeks after the BBC reported that Iran was building a permanent military base in Syria just south of Damascus. The British broadcaster commissioned a series of satellite pictures that showed widespread construction at the site.

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Reader 12/04/2017 (Mon) 21:30:24 Id: a92fba [Preview] No.4043 del
Kill that kikr


Reader 12/04/2017 (Mon) 23:58:53 Id: dc25a9 [Preview] No.4048 del
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>>4043
You got a problem with kickers, boy?


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 07:08:22 Id: 756ad0 [Preview] No.4057 del
>>4048
what such fag picture...



Queen Elizabeth Removes Obamas From Royal Wedding Guest List Reader 12/04/2017 (Mon) 20:35:57 Id: 4b109d [Preview] No. 4040 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Queen Elizabeth has personally removed Michelle and Barack Obama from the guest list for Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle, according to British reports.

Invitations to Royal weddings in England have traditionally been extended to the sitting President of the United States and the current First Lady, so when Queen Elizabeth saw what Michelle Obama was up to – trying to sneak a spot at the wedding at the expense of the real POTUS and FLOTUS – she delivered Michelle a well-deserved and humiliating beatdown.

While Barack Obama has been traveling around the world, operating as some kind of shadow president and attempting to undermine the real POTUS, Michelle has been trying to push her way into every major social event where she doesn’t belong and is apparently not invited.

When Michelle Obama heard the news that Prince Harry was marrying a black American girl, she assumed it was her rightful place to be on that guest list. Michelle made a desperate move to sneak a spot on the guest list, but unfortunately for the former First Lady, the guest list has to be approved by the Queen of England herself.

As soon as Buckingham Palace announced the news that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were officially engaged, the opportunistic Obamas saw their chance to edge their way into the elites, like a couple of desperate kids trying to hang with the popular crowd at school. Barack immediately got on social media to beat President Trump to the congratulatory punch. Barack has a lot more time on his hands than the current POTUS who is cleaning up the mess he left behind.

Barack, who had been practically stalking Prince Harry on Twitter in recent weeks, made a post within seconds of the news coming out, which served the purpose of letting the Royals know that he and Michelle were angling for an invitation to the wedding of the year.

The Obamas are experts at playing the crowd for fools, and Barack’s sycophantic post got a whopping one million likes. The Obamas were likely over the moon about this return on their cynical investment, because it meant Prince Harry and the Royal Family were likely to see it and a seat at the high table was surely theirs for the taking.

The exposure of Barack’s post sparked rumors that the Obamas would likely be added to the guest list at the expense of the current president and first lady, London’s Independent reported. But while Barack was busy sending desperate tweets and DMs to secretly get on the coveted guest list, Michelle was doing something worse to shove the Trumps aside and ensure her spot, even though the honor is traditionally reserved for the current president and first lady.

Michelle has been doing the rounds on the speaking tour lately, trying to rack in hundreds of thousands of dollars and trash Trump at the same time. Her recent trip to Canada was no exception. She combined her usual trash talk with the hidden goal of getting to the historic royal wedding.

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Reader 12/04/2017 (Mon) 23:25:36 Id: 702169 [Preview] No.4046 del
Have not been able to confirm this, but rumor is going around that Obama's cousin was just arrested for ties to Islamic terrorist organizations. Anyone hear about this or know anything? Can't seem to find anything about it but if true, it would make bombshell news.


Reader 12/04/2017 (Mon) 23:51:56 Id: 74b15e [Preview] No.4047 del
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>>4046
Search "Obama terrorist cousin". No parenthesis.


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 00:12:18 Id: 0cbaf9 [Preview] No.4049 del
Niggers are funny


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 01:24:33 Id: 702169 [Preview] No.4050 del
>>4047
I tried search engines, nothing new shows up. Some so-called "fact checks" about old news articles about (possible suspect), but nothing confirming a recent arrest.

But then again, search engines like Google are well known to censor their results and will filter out independent media (or anything "politically incorrect")

I'll keep my eye out for it though, and when I find it (and I will if its true) I'll post it here.


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 06:16:55 [Preview] No.4055 del
>>4040
>yournewswire
Can you at least use a source that isn't shit?

>says things happened on twitter & other social media
>no links
>no screenshots
>no attempt to prove it's not a total lie
Buying a domain doesn't give you credibility.



Chemotherapy Found to Impair Memory, Concentration, and Brain Function, Having Little Effect On Cancer Reader 12/04/2017 (Mon) 19:34:24 Id: a42f50 [Preview] No. 4033 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
A study carried out by researchers at the Aarhus University has revealed that chemotherapy affects brain network and impairs cognitive function. As part of the study, a team of health experts enrolled a total of 64 men who underwent testicular cancer surgery. The researchers noted that 22 of these men had chemotherapy following their operation, while 42 patients had surgery alone.

The participants were then subjected to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at the start of the study and after six months. The volunteers also underwent a series of neuro-psychological tests to assess their memory and concentration. The results showed that patients in the chemotherapy groups fared worse than those who did not have the cancer treatment.

According to the researchers, patients in the chemotherapy group exhibited worse cognitive performance and function after six months. The research team had also observed that chemotherapy patients displayed significant memory loss and difficulties in managing ordinary tasks or concentrating. Likewise, data from brain scans revealed that patients who underwent chemotherapy had severe reductions in the brain’s network capacity.

“Our scans show that patients’ neural networks are significantly impaired following chemotherapy. The brain may not be able to process information as effectively as before…we cast light on a problem that is often neglected or overlooked. Some patients have difficulty finding help for the cognitive problems after chemotherapy. Our research helps to draw focus to the fact that the problem is real and exists,” lead-author Ali Amidi tells Science Nordic online.

Outside expert Christoffer Johansen, research leader at the Danish Cancer Society Research Center, lauded the findings and stated that the study is strong and well-executed. Johansen noted that having cognitive issues could mean difficulties in remembering, performing tasks, going to work, or taking part in conversations. He also stressed that chemotherapy-induced reductions in brain capacity may pose a big problem for patients if they don’t perform as well as before they received the treatment. However, it remains unclear whether the chemicals used in chemotherapy or the stress that goes with it are to blame for cognitive impairment in patients, the expert added.

A U.S.-based outside expert has also highlighted that the study is only the most recent one in a slew of research linking chemotherapy to cognitive impairment. According to the expert, a large number of research about various types of chemotherapy have shown similar neural network changes, especially in breast cancer patients. The recent study demonstrated that men with weaker cognitive abilities before undergoing the chemotherapy are at an increased risk of seeing a change in cognitive abilities following the intervention, the scientist added.

“The Danish study supports previous work on other types of cancer that suggests that chemotherapy can lead to reduced efficiency in the brain’s neural networks, which can result in poor cognitive function. Just as with all other research, there’s certain limitations to the study, but these are reminiscent of limitations in similar work. For example, the number of patients in the study are relatively small, which can impact on how uncertain the results are. But as I say, the results are in line with previous studies,” says American scientist Brenna McDonald, associate professor at the Center for Neuroimaging at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

https://archive.fo/bxE7M
https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-12-03-chemo-fail-toxic-chemotherapy-impair-memory-concentration-brain-function.html


Reader 12/04/2017 (Mon) 19:50:46 Id: eaa641 [Preview] No.4035 del
I've long been aware of the negative effects of chemotherapy on the body. Some family members and associates have had cancer. Some survived, others didn't. Now I'm confused. Chemo has little effect and doesn't cause cancer regression? A boss I had once was elated his ass-cancer was in regression and shared to all, then died of it months later. Kind of makes sense.


Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 06:08:37 [Preview] No.4054 del
>>4033
>>4035
>find a study indicating Chemo does something it's known to do
>claim study also proves Chemo is ineffective

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US Congress Moves To Criminalize Anonymous Cryptocurrency Ownership Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 02:29:46 Id: 4f2eb5 [Preview] No. 4052 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: >>>/news/3766 ; >>>/news/3785 ; >>>/news/4018 ; >>>/news/4037

The US Senate is reportedly considering a bill to outlaw the concealment of ownership of digital currency accounts by American citizens domestically and abroad.

The Senate Judiciary Committee says existing anti-money laundering (AML) laws need to be modernized.

The bill will amend the definition of ‘financial account’ and ‘financial institution’ to include cryptocurrencies and digital exchanges.

Experts warn that if the law is passed, it will likely have far-reaching effects for digital currencies’ users both in the US and abroad.

“It’s bad… I think it’s going to end in a very confrontational way between bitcoin—even bitcoin holders and users—and the US Government,” said Tone Vays, the head of research at BraveNewCoin and a 10-year Wall Street veteran.

The issue of virtual currencies is interesting, according to John A. Cassara, board member of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

“I’m just glad I had my career when I did because I don’t know what I’d do trying to follow the money when it comes to digital currencies, it’s extremely, extremely challenging…I think if you look at the metrics, the metrics suggest today [that] digital currencies are a small fraction of the threat that we face…,” he said in his testimony during the bill hearing.

“We’re right at a crossroads, and it’s going to be very, very interesting to see what goes forward,” Cassara added.

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Reader 12/05/2017 (Tue) 02:38:05 Id: 4f2eb5 [Preview] No.4053 del
https://hooktube.com/watch?v=QukPW2aaIkg

Interesting interview from McAfee regarding cryptocurrency. Don't know how they'll regulate this though. Its kinda like saying "pirating over P2P or Bittorrent is illegal reeeeeeeeeeee!" ... yet millions of people do it anyway without getting caught.