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Trump's New Decision To Recognize Jerusalem As Israeli Capital Could Spark More War Across Middle East Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 18:39:20 Id: 2743b4 [Preview] No. 4136 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
US President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital according to senior administration officials.

In recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the US has become the first country to do so since the foundation of the state in 1948.

The region is braced for unrest in anticipation of the declaration, due to be announced at 1pm in Washington, while US embassies around the world have been advised by the state department to bolster security.

US government employees have been told not to travel Jerusalem’s Old City and the West Bank until further notice.

https://archive.fo/XnCTT

The Turkish government’s spokesman on Wednesday said that the United States’ decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will plunge the region and the world into “a fire with no end in sight”.

“Declaring Jerusalem a capital is disregarding history and the truths in the region, it is a big injustice/cruelty, shortsightedness, foolishness/madness, it is plunging the region and the world into a fire with no end in sight,” Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Twitter.

“I call on everyone to act logically, respect the agreements they signed and behave reasonably, avoid risking world peace for domestic politics or other reasons,” he said.

https://archive.fo/u3wkr

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Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 20:15:15 [Preview] No.4138 del
Good.

The Ayrabs are too busy trying to decide between becoming modern nation-states, or modern Islamofascist Persian satrapies. They still don't have a clue how much all this is going to cost them now that the west can't be bothered to make another grand effort at playing civilization. Will they pay the price? Yemenam, and time, will tell.

The Palestinians are a waste of everyone's attention.

We have enough oil to keep the good old US of A rollan along. If shit hits the fan let the Russians pick up the pieces. Europe will handle the refugees.

Fuck em.


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 23:53:16 Id: 5a96b2 [Preview] No.4149 del
>>4138
I'm just getting sick of all our tax dollars going to pay for these wasteful wars for Israel, we have better things to do like protecting our own country and fixing all our problems from financial insolvency.

My recommendation is this, we should sell nukes all over the Middle East and let them settle the war among themselves. Just let Iran and Israel nuke each other off the face of the Earth. There, problem solved! Everyone can get back to living their lives!


Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 00:40:14 Id: 1f3c8d [Preview] No.4156 del
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>>4149
Or you know, suspending the Foreign Agents Registration Act and allowing foreign agents to smuggle weapons-grade uranium.



Merkel’s Crisis Continues As Even Her Allies Begin To Reject Deliberate Destabilization Policies Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 00:24:59 Id: 1e96b3 [Preview] No. 4155 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Angela Merkel may not be able to avoid a crisis after Christian Social Union leader Horst Seehofer rejected the Social Democrats’ migrant family reunification plans before coalition negotiations have even begun.

The asylum seeker family reunification issue ultimately led to the collapse of the so-called “Jamaica coalition” talks late last month, when the classical liberal Free Democrats (FDP) pulled out of the negotiations.

The Social Democrats (SPD), led by former European Parliament president Martin Schulz, said that migrant family reunification would be a condition for a new “grand coalition” — but this has now been rejected by Christian Social Union (CSU) leader Horst Seehofer, Die Welt reports.

Seehofer, who recently announced he would be stepping down as Prime Minister of Bavaria but staying on as CSU leader, said family reunification “would be such a massive amount of immigration that Germany’s ability to integrate would be totally overwhelmed”.

Estimates from earlier this year suggest that by 2018 around 390,000 Syrians with full asylum status or temporary asylum status would be eligible to bring their families to Germany.

Bavaria Classifies Asylum Homes as ‘Dangerous’ https://t.co/3JoVz95fV0

— Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) December 5, 2017

Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) could also face opposition to a grand coalition from parts of the SPD as well. The youth organisation of the SPD, the Jusos, are against the idea of a grand coalition, with their leader Kevin Kühnert saying that they agree with talks but that the talks should not lead to a formal coalition.

So far, the SPD has not formally agreed to hold coalition talks with the CDU as the party has decided to put the matter to a vote among the party members, which will be held on Thursday.

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Spy Monopolies Feud: Google Blocks YouTube Access From Amazon Media Devices Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 23:34:17 Id: 1ae8d8 [Preview] No. 4147 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Google has decided to block YouTube on multiple Amazon media devices, part of an escalating feud between the two tech companies.

Google announced Tuesday it stopped access to Amazon’s Echo Show, and will start blocking YouTube on Fire TV media-streaming devices Jan. 1.

The dispute stems from YouTube’s recent rollout of the Amazon products, which Google said lacked several features users came to expect.

“Given this lack of reciprocity, we are no longer supporting YouTube on Echo Show and Fire TV,” a Google spokeswoman said Tuesday.

The dispute initially led to Google’s removal of YouTube from the Echo Show, but the app returned several weeks later.

Google has complained that Amazon’s retail website does not sell competing products, including the Google Home smart speaker or its Chromecast streaming device.

The search giant added that Amazon has stopped selling some products from Nest, a device maker that, like Google, is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc.

Amazon launched a home-security system to compete with Nest, in October.

Although Google began as an online search company and Amazon as an online retailer, each company now has a powerful position in Internet hardware and content industries, with many overlapping products and services.

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Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 00:23:33 Id: 05f0e5 [Preview] No.4154 del
>>4147
>YouTube’s recent rollout of the Amazon products, which Google said lacked several features users came to expect
I wonder what that feature is that I absolutely need to have from my set-top box, that is so important that google has to block entire youtube in case I accidentally watch youtube in a way that doesn't meet my expectations. That'd be just horrible, of course I'd prefer it just tell me "youtube blocked on this device, because you wouldn't like youtube on this piece of shit anyway, lol, regards: guulag"



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Court records suggest Roy Moore dated wife while she was still married Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 21:02:57 [Preview] No. 4142 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 21:12:12 Id: 8ab074 [Preview] No.4143 del
Marryin a divorced lady? He's sunk now.


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 23:28:07 Id: 9511bb [Preview] No.4146 del
>>4142
The establishment's obvious and loudmouth hatred against Moore is the ONLY reason why he's likely going to be elected. Alabama is a state known for rebellion and not bowing down establishment status quo types.

If the mainstream media was smart they wouldn't have said a word about him.


Reader 12/07/2017 (Thu) 00:17:24 Id: d67c5c [Preview] No.4153 del
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Not really sure why a man's personal life has anything to do with his electability but alright.



Google Censors Powerful Migrant Crisis Video Made by POLISH GOVERNMENT Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 18:58:37 Id: d4c685 [Preview] No. 4137 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
YouTube has ‘quarantined’ a hard-hitting video on Europe’s migrant crisis released by Poland’s conservative government, as part the platform’s crackdown on “hate speech and violent extremism”.

The Polish Ministry of Interior and Administration’s video has been placed in a controversial state designed by YouTube to limit access to videos it says contain “supremacist” or “extremist” content, but which don’t break any of the platform’s rules.

Mirrored here: https://hooktube.com/watch?v=gLBqB1d81KA

Opening with dramatic scenes of migrants swarming into Europe, the video highlights EU leaders’ insistence that the newcomers be spread throughout the continent, and forced even on unwilling nations through compulsory quotas.

But YouTube has now placed the powerful video in “limited state” — a condition designed to severely reduce the potential audience for “borderline” content. Videos placed under this system are unsearchable, impossible to embed on other sites, and removed from users’ recommended videos lists.

The only way to reach ‘quarantined’ content is by clicking a direct link to the video in question, at which point viewers are warned that the “content is inappropriate or offensive”, asking them to click a button before they are allowed to proceed.

YouTube has also shut down comments on videos which have been placed in this “limited state”, and removed view counts and up-votes and down-votes, making it impossible to see the reach of the video, or know how it has been received.

YouTube Will Censor Non-Rulebreaking Content, Manipulate Search Results, And Work With ADL.

via @LibertarianBlue https://t.co/4sFO4THjBU pic.twitter.com/RO4ooCPOjJ

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Reciprocity Act Deliberately Poisoned in Senate, No Longer Good Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 17:56:06 Id: eb393f [Preview] No. 4135 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
This shit needs discussed. Shall not be infringed motherfuckers.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/38/text

Now the link alone is a wet dream. It could be the first major federal move in favor of the 2nd amendment since 1934. This would force states to recognize carry permits and treat them like drivers licenses no matter what.

The problem is this: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4477/text

Now you ask, why is this a problem? It's because of pic related. Kikestein and Cucker managed to combine them and voted to pass it in committee. It still needs to pass senate, and go to reconciliation, but it is - for obvious reasons - a major problem. I'm sure once the full text is available it will give anyone reading it cancer, but just reading pic related is bad enough.

MAKE NO MISTAKE: This was a deliberate attack against an originally pro-2nd legislation, in order to poison it with a gun control agenda.

SEND THIS COPYPASTA TO YOUR REPRESENTATIVES CUCKS:

Dear Honorable [representative],

I am writing you today to urge you to not pass H.R. 38 (The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017). In it's original form it was a move that further enshrined the federal govnerments observance of our right to keep and bear arms as outlined in the 2nd Amdendment in the United States Constitution.

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Ajit Pai Doesn't Want You Talking About Court Ruling That Undermines His Bogus Claim That The FTC Will Protect Consumers Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 05:21:25 [Preview] No. 4097 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
We've noted a few times how the attack on net neutrality and consumer broadband privacy protections are just a small part of a massive lobbyist attempt to remove nearly all oversight of one of the least-competitive and least liked business sectors in America. Industry lobbyists (and the lawmakers and policy folk paid to love them) have made it abundantly clear that the goal is to gut FCC authority over broadband ISPs, then shovel any remaining, piddly authority to an FTC that's not only ill-equipped to handle it, but is currently engaged in a lawsuit with AT&T that could dismantle its authority over large ISPs entirely.

That FTC lawsuit was filed against AT&T after the company lied about throttling its wireless customers as part of an effort to drive unlimited customers to more expensive plans. Lower courts sided with AT&T's creative argument that the very Title II common carrier FCC classification AT&T has been fighting tooth and nail against on the net neutrality front -- exempted it from the FTC's jurisdiction. Last year, the FTC argued that should this ruling stand, it could let any company with a common carrier component (inhereted or acquired) dodge FTC oversight:

"The panel’s ruling creates an enforcement gap that would leave no federal agency able to protect millions of consumers across the country from unfair or deceptive practices or obtain redress on their behalf. Many companies provide both common-carrier and non-common-carrier services—not just telephone companies like AT&T, but also cable companies like Comcast, technology companies like Google, and energy companies like ExxonMobil (which operate common carrier oil pipelines). Companies that are not common carriers today may gain that status by offering new services or through corporate acquisitions. For example, AOL and Yahoo, which are not common carriers, are (or soon will be) owned by Verizon. The panel’s ruling calls into question the FTC’s ability to protect consumers from unlawful practices by such companies in any of their lines of business."

https://archive.is/Ahrf9
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20171204/10345738737/ajit-pai-doesnt-want-you-talking-about-court-ruling-that-undermines-his-bogus-claim-that-ftc-will-protect-consumers.shtml


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 15:01:29 Id: 6a4466 [Preview] No.4127 del
Now THIS is real news. You should post more of this, please don't be posting the satire shit from Onion.

BTW: the way I see it is this, corrupt entities (both corporations and governments) have been trying to get their greedy claws on the internet and take total control of it for many years now. This is what control freaks do, and control freaks are everywhere: politics, government, NGOs and in industry (the corporate and banking sector) as well.

We need to be highly aware of this and prepare by backing up every kind of media we want/need and switching over to P2P or other decentralized methods to share stuff on. If one day that won't work for us anymore, either we'll have to start mesh networks in our local communities or go back to the days of trading media with individuals on a face to face basis. I remember when I grew up NONE of this internet existed. If you wanted to hear the latest release of a specific band (lets say 'The Ventures') you would have to walk to a friends house who had the latest vinyl record (or a cassette recording), ...or just go and buy it yourself if you had the money.

I'm not saying I want to go back to those days because we can conveniently share whatever we want on the internet right now, I love it as it is. But the fact is this: America is in decline, a dying empire, almost everything our government touches falls apart these days. And the corporate sector is just as incompetent and corrupt, the worse they are the more subsidies they get for their wreckage. And when these kinds of entities want to take control over the internet, then I'd say we are FUCKED if either one of them has their way. Its only a matter of time before our internet is wrecked by these brickhead assholes (corporate or government controlled).


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 15:07:39 Id: 6a4466 [Preview] No.4128 del
>>4127
In other words the whole NN fiasco is a pack of wolves vs another pack of wolves, and we are the sheep. Either way wolves win, the sheep lose.

Stop being sheep, back everything up that you need or want and store it offline. Utilize P2P and BT, start sharing media on decentralized platforms. And when the day comes, pack up and move on. Figure out another way to share content outside (((their))) control.


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 17:30:41 Id: 6a4466 [Preview] No.4134 del
About the FTC ordeal, I've had my traffic throttled too because I have an old ISP contract and I simply refuse to sign up for a new limited bandwidth contract. All I do is unplug my cable modem for a while, and get back on later after the throttling stops. They won't break me, I got other things I can do besides lurk the internet. Its a good hedge to be able to engage in other activities when you go offline (be it work, board games, watching DVDs (or TV if you have cable), listening to music or the radio, going out to the local bar, having sex with your gf or wife, hanging out with some pals, playing a video game, doing that new construction project you always wanted to start, etc.)

They won't break me because I don't solely rely on the internet to have my fun.



Danish Government Sets Up New Task Force To Shut Down Access To Websites, VPN and Tor Use Likely To Rise Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 17:13:55 Id: 2cbe1d [Preview] No. 4133 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: https://archive.fo/8IvJu

In an effort to tackle online copyright infringement, the Danish Government has set up a new task force of investigators who will exclusively deal with IP crimes. The new police unit, which is operating on a trial basis, will help copyright holders deter piracy and may also request site blockades in the future.

On a regular basis, major media companies and their associates seek assistance from the authorities in order to curb copyright infringement.

In some cases, this has resulted in special police units that have piracy among their main objectives, such as The City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) in the UK.

Over in Denmark, the Government greenlighted a similar initiative last week. Justice Minister Søren Pape Poulsen approved a new task force that will operate under police wings, with an exclusive focus on intellectual property crimes.

“This is the culmination of a joint effort among Danish trade organizations’ calls for public engagement in the enforcement of IP crime in Denmark,” Maria Fredenslund, CEO of the local anti-piracy group RettighedsAlliancen (Rights Alliance) tells TorrentFreak.

“Similar to the PIPCU unit in the UK the task force will be specialized in IP crime and will handle existing cases and develop digital enforcement,” she adds.

The new unit will consist of five or six investigators, who will be assisted by prosecutors. The main goal will be to tackle organized crime on as many levels as possible.

The new police task force will first operate on a trial basis. After the first half year, the Government will evaluate its progress and decide if the project will continue. If that happens, the unit may also get involved in website blocking efforts.

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Deliberate Destabilization: Migration Responsible for 300% Increase in HIV Cases In Sweden Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 16:43:53 Id: b1256e [Preview] No. 4132 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The number of HIV-related illness in Sweden has grown from 1,684 in 2006 to 6,273 in 2016. That’s an increase of almost 300%.

Related: https://hooktube.com/watch?v=cks9kSE9P4k

According to Anders Tegnell of the Public Health Authority, this can be explained by migrant flows from countries where HIV is a major problem.

“There are more and more people living with HIV, because you no longer die of AIDS,” he said.

Publicly available health figures in Sweden show that the number of new cases was relatively constant from the late 1980s to a few years into the 21st century. Since then there was a steep increase.

In 2011, for example, 74% of new cases were infected abroad and 84% of people infected were foreign born.

https://archive.fo/sOZFT
https://www.infowars.com/sweden-migration-responsible-for-300-increase-in-hiv-cases/



Once Again, Commiefornia Is Burning... 30,000+ Evacuated As Wildfires Rage Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 01:11:05 Id: 97c63e [Preview] No. 4083 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Comrade Jerry Brown has declared a State of Emergency in Ventura County due to the Thomas Fire.

“This fire is very dangerous and spreading rapidly, but we'll continue to attack it with all we've got,” Brown said.

“It's critical residents stay ready and evacuate immediately if told to do so.”

As SHTFplan.com's Mac Slavo details, over 27,000 people have been evacuated and 150 structures destroyed in another raging fire in Commiefornia.

The fast-moving, wind-fueled wildfire swept into the city of Ventura early Tuesday, burning over 45,000 acres so far.

Of the 150 structures engulfed by the flames, was at least one large apartment complex. Engulfed in flames, the Hawaiian Village Apartments collapsed about 4 a.m., local time. Water gushed down North Laurel Street as firefighters worked to put out the flaming complex and residents watched with their cameras and cellphones out. Residents could hear the sound of propane tanks bursting. Many other buildings are threatened as the fire crept about a quarter-mile away from City Hall. Traffic jams were also reported as many fled their homes.

The blaze started at about 6:25 p.m. Monday in the foothills near Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, a popular hiking destination. It grew quickly to more than 15 square miles in the hours that followed, consuming vegetation that hasn’t burned in decades, Ventura County Fire Sgt. Eric Buschow said.

Firefighters set up strike teams along foothill communities in Ventura and Santa Paula as the Thomas fire, pushed by 50-mph winds, inched close to homes. The firefighters worked through the night to keep the fire from spreading. Fire officials said the intensity of the fire, coupled with the high winds, made it pretty much unstoppable.

https://archive.fo/qWZmh

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Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 01:19:12 Id: 97c63e [Preview] No.4084 del
Always happens on govt-run (or should we say govt-mismanaged) land... coincidence?

I think not!

Adding to the long list of other shitty things about this communist state:

1) slave labor by tech monopolies, 2) illegal immigrant invasion, 3) no 2nd Amendment, or right to defend yourself, 4) murders let free, 5) very high taxes (except for the very rich who get subsidized), 6) schools that don't teach students, 7) mandatory vaccinations/medical tyranny and 8) rampant wildfires burning down nice land and property.

Yes, what a LITTERAL, LIBERAL' third world hellhole!


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 01:40:17 Id: 86f096 [Preview] No.4085 del
>>4084
Just shoot your children up with those toxins, let the state bureaucrats brainwash the kids, give up your guns you don't need to defend yourself, embrace our multicultural regime change, work like a good little surf (your lucky you still have a job), pay your taxes so we can give more illegal immigrants welfare, and shut up or I'll have your home burn down you racist!


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 02:36:52 Id: 4f02cd [Preview] No.4091 del
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I wonder what glorious hero did it this time.


Reader 12/06/2017 (Wed) 16:15:42 Id: f328e2 [Preview] No.4131 del
From what I hear they have done absolutely nothing to stop this wildfire either, and heavy smoke is beginning to drift into LA. https://archive.fo/EReDB

If they wanted to put out this fire they could have, simply by requesting the USAF to air-drop large quantities of cheap cement mix (or sand) over the endangered perimeters outside the engulfing blaze. This would isolate and control the fire as it would die out over the next day or two. This can easily be done, they have the equipment and manpower to do that. Much more effective than just a few dozen firetrucks too. Too late for that now, its spread far too widely.

I suspect full intention of burning away as much property as they have allowed, to increase their housing bubble (and big tech bubble) industries once again. This is what communists and socialists typically do: they intentionally wreck (or mismanage) infrastructure and will re-build everything to make more profits after the wreckage. When they want to increase their controlled industries and investments, they repeat the process: wreck/mismanage and re-build, wreck/mismanage and rebuild.