Unspun News for September 9, 2018

“Assad was supposed to be gone already. President Obama thought it would be just another “regime change” operation and perhaps Assad would end up like Saddam Hussein or Yanukovych. Or maybe even Gaddafi. But he was supposed to be gone. The US spent billions to get rid of him and even provided weapons and training to the kinds of radicals that attacked the United States on 9/11.  But with the help of his allies, Assad has nearly defeated this foreign-sponsored insurgency.”
“Fatwas, niqabs and ‘acceptable standards’: Is conservative Islam on the rise across Indonesia?”  Religion – regardless of the label – is ultimate spiritual control.  To whose advantage?
“It was quite an admission this week, albeit unintentional. The three Western members of the UN Security Council – the US, Britain and France – all gave warning that they would carry out military strikes on Syria if the government forces there were to use chemical weapons.  That is a risible deceit of course, since the Syrian government does not possess chemical weapons, having disposed of its arsenal some two years ago under UN supervision.”
“There are currently roughly 7,500 US military personnel, including 1,000 contractors, deployed in Africa. For comparison, that figure was only 6,000 just a year ago.”
From Peers: “The Spy Factory: PBS Nova;  PBS Documentary Shows NSA Could Have Stopped 9/11”
Ponder THIS story – “The last week of August, 2018, marked a uniquely Janusian moment for Americans: the funerals of a celebrated white, Anglo-Saxon war hero, John McCain, and a gospel singer revered the world over, Aretha Franklin.”
“Endocrine disrupting chemicals that cause reproductive issues in humans detected in DOLPHINS’ urine for the first time – and plastic waste may be to blame”
“Bees become addicted to pesticides in the same way that humans grow dependent on cigarettes, new research has found.   The more of the nicotine-like chemicals they consume, the more they appear to want, a study has shown.”
“Northwest Passage is ice clogged and closed, Canadian Coast Guard WARNING do not attempt the passage or be prepared to overwinter in the Arctic. Maersk plans to run the Arctic with shipping vessels, but blacked by ice a well as 22 other pleasure craft. Above normal ice in NW Passage and 4th most ice on record since 2014. I don’t think the corporate media is giving us all of the information.”
“Still unstable following a devastating and deadly eruption in June, Guatemala’s ‘Volcano of Fire’ has spewed an avalanche of volcanic gas and rock, known as pyroclastic flow.”
“A severe thunderstorm hit parts of Crimea on September 6, 2018, dumping heavy rain, hail and producing a spectacular waterspout around Feodosia,”  VERY spectacular!
M6.1 @ 10km, S’n Philippines
“Biting winds and sub-zero temperatures threaten to plunge Europe into an early winter freeze amid predictions Arctic misery could grip the continent as early as October.”  OK – to WHOSE advantage was it to spread the ‘global warming’ B/S?  Think…..
“Tropical Storm “Helene” forms near West Africa, Hurricane Watch issued for parts of Cabo Verde Islands”
“Hurricane “Florence” becomes the first major hurricane of 2018 Atlantic season, heading toward Bermuda and U.S. East Coast”
“Reduce anxiety fast by knowing how to breathe properly;  Did you know that a breathing technique can help reduce anxiety?“
“Cannabis is a very good and ancient medicine that can help and heal many ills. Yet nothing, including cannabis, is ever all one way. When its plant properties are used correctly, cannabis heals but when over-used/abused it can totally ruin someone’s life.”
“Over a fifth of meat in Britain’s restaurants and supermarkets contains ‘unspecified animal’ DNA”
“Bladder control woes? If you carry your cell phone in your pocket or use your laptop in your lap, you may want to quit that”.   Have any of YOUR devices got warning labels on them?
“These simple tips could save your life in almost any disaster, from floods to hurricanes”
Just because!  “60th anniversary of the iconic Australian Sunliner caravan celebrated at its birthplace”
“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.”
~~ Albert Einstein
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The first one http://www.globalresearch.ca does really good articles I often read there too for many years now.