“Did the doomsday clock on the petrodollar (and implicitly US hegemony) just tick one more minute closer to midnight? … Venezuela has officially stopped accepting US Dollars as payment for its crude oil exports.”
“Washington’s air base in southwest Germany was used for a time to store and send weapons to Syrian rebels, according to a German news daily. If the report proves true, the US could have violated German law.” Like, they’d care?
“The US ambassador to the United Nations says the UN Security Council has run out of options to contain North Korea’s nuclear program, adding Washington may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon.” Got your seat-belt on?
“Can the US lift interest rates without causing a recession?”
“Washington Continues Transforming Afghanistan into Massive Graveyard”
“The latest in a series of moves which seems destined to worsen US-Russian relations, the Justice Department has ordered Russia’s RT television news network to register itself as a “foreign agent,” forcing it to make broad disclosures on contacts within the United States.”
“Hundreds of former Islamic State (IS) fighters are fleeing the group’s territory in Syria and crossing into southern Turkey, a former militant claimed.”
“North Korea Defense Research Seeks ‘Equilibrium’ With US to Prevent Military Invasion: Kim Jong-Un”. Logical, when you think about it ….. how can you have WW3 if Asia ain’t playing?
“Airlines asked to to carry enough fuel for return flights amid shortage at Auckland Airport“. HINT, HINT …..
“’One-on-one’ literacy and numeracy tests for Year 1 students recommended by Government panel”. Year 1 ????? Ever had that prepped and primed feeling?
“Vladimir Putin and Russia versus Zionist Fairytales“
FINIAN CUNNINGHAM – “Why Peace is Alien to the U.S.”
“the Telegraph is reporting that the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), which operates the nuclear plant and has been responsible for cleaning up the mess, has announced the release of radioactive tritium straight into the Pacific Ocean. The announcement has been met with outrage by environmental groups and locals alike.”
“Conservationists are outraged over the Federal Government’s draft plans for 44 Australian marine parks, saying it almost halves the protections set five years ago.” (With excellent (40 sec) whale video too)
M5.7 @ 40km, New Britain region, PNG.
“Massive dust storm sweeps across northern Algeria”
“Tropical Storm “Maria” formed in the Atlantic Ocean at 21:00 UTC on September 16, 2017 as the 13th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Maria is expected to be a Category 1 or 2 hurricane when it approaches the Leeward Islands early next week”
UK – East Yorkshire, 14/09/09. “An elderly couple have told of the bizarre sight of 30 to 40 UFOs hovering outside their home the night before a major military operation unfolded.”
JON RAPPOPORT – in a pensive mood or mode .… “Is the individual an outmoded idea?”
JON RAPPOPORT – “What is public relations? How to run a public relations campaign based on the truth“. Another thought-provoking ponder ….
“Bright light likely space junk streaks across Central Australia night sky for more than a minute”. A big, solid bit of space junk?
“The solar wind around Earth is blowing faster than 650 km/s–an electrified gale that has sparked intermittent bright auroras around the poles since it commenced three days ago.”
“Scientists have used ESA’s Venus Express to characterise the wind and upper cloud patterns on the night side of Venus for the first time-with surprising results.”
“Study: How Magnesium Supplementation Could Help With Depression”
JON RAPPOPORT – on PR ….
“A Factory-Farm Brain only has interest in maintaining the status quo for egos’ purposes, wallowing in rote and repetition, venturing no-where, and condemning those who do. A Free Range Brain, however, is open to novelty, enquiry, information, and never ceases to learn and grow. Which is yours?”
~~ Sheik Zaġāyah
There is much disinformation and misinformation ‘out there’. I do not have the time to check the credentials of every writer that I place in Unspun, so please be aware that your discrimination, used in parallel with your open-minded intellect, is your best friend – ALL the time!