September 17th, 2014

>How Will the U.S. Decide Which Syrian Rebels to Arm? Identifying “moderate” groups to train and equip will be exceedingly difficult.

>Al-Qaeda branches in Yemen and North Africa issued an unprecedented joint statement Tuesday calling for jihadists in Iraq and Syria to unite against the common threat from a US-led coalition. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb urged their “brothers” in Iraq and Syria to “stop killing each other and unite against the American campaign and its evil coalition that threatens us all.”

>Russia says there’s no more FSA, now only “a huge army of trained terrorists”

>Obamas top military advisor says if air strikes aren’t proven effective enough that ground troops will be needed….

>….ISIS shoots down Syrian military jet

>the daily beast: can obama keep his generals in check???

>did we learn anything in Libya? No.;_ylt=AwrTWfwmaBhUKysAYV_QtDMD

>Russia’s rouble plummets to historic lows, 38 roubles to 1 dollar and 50 roubles to 1 euro. Russia losing to economic warfare.

>after 7 years of growth, Palestine’s economy now ruined because of Israel invasion and bombardment

>Desperate Cameron, Clegg and Miliband in last-ditch bribe to Scotland: The three Westminster party leaders agreed a joint declaration that the Scottish Parliament will be given sweeping new powers over tax, benefits and health.

>majority of women polling “no”….women to be deciding factor in stopping independence?

>polls skewered???

>Los Angeles unified school district police receives armored tank from federal govt.

>DARPA is working with Lockheed Martin to test “a new beam control turret with an ABC design to give 360-degree coverage for high-energy laser weapons operating on military aircraft.” ABC stands for Aero-adaptive Aero-optic Beam Control, which is designed to allow high-energy lasers to fire on enemy aircraft and missiles from a full 360 degrees — above, below, and behind the aircraft

>robots now mowing lawns and mopping floors

>octopus tentacle inspired “soft robot” developed by MIT can snake through pipes

>One day, in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be able to walk into a car dealership, choose a design, and have a 3D printed car by the end of the day. This is Jay Rogers’ vision, the CEO of Local Motors, the company that just built the world’s first 3D printed car known as the Strati. The electric, pint-sized two-seater was officially unveiled last week at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago.

>California begins regulating self-driving cars, you now need a permit to “drive” one

>Forbes: list of 5 actions to take to save your job from being taken over by robots!!

>Illegals rushing border fearing U.S. crackdown on immigration, hundreds of thousands more expected to cross soon

>report from the Congressional Research Service suggests the foreign-born population may increase to 60 million by 2022.

>16 militias protecting the border clashing with national guard, state police and border patrol

>cell phone microwave radiation causing cancer, so turn it on airplane mode to prevent cancer???

>Between 2012 and 2014, Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) successfully blocked GMO labeling legislation in over 30 states at a price tag of more than $100 million. These funds were received from the 300+ members of the GMA which include chemical/pesticide, GE seed, and processed food industries.

>36 children die, in the same day, after receiving “tainted” measles vaccine by the U.N.-WHO program in Syria…hopeful program to protect children from measles this summer…since the program began in jirjanaz, idlib: “At least five children have died and 50 others are suffering from poisoning or allergic reactions after measles vaccinations in Jirjanaz, in Idlib province,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

>former u.s. state department diplomat says Hillary Clinton aides didn’t turn over guilt admitting documents to the “accountability review board”

>u.s. treasury ignores fraud charges, pays bank 32 million dollars instead, signs bank up for another 5 years of service

>federal govt forces gun stores to collect race of gun purchasers

>How do major movie studios view audiences, or consumers, of their movies? “Like cattle in a stockyard.”

>hurricane Odile to bring catastrophic flooding to southwest u.s, up to 10 inches of rain falling in Arizona and New Mexico. (Unfortunately misses California)