Category Archives: General News

Millennials, Government and Mistrust

New York Times | July 21, 2014

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The grandparents stood for Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal and its massive expansion of government power. The children marched for civil rights and a war’s end, demanding changes in law and policy. And now the grandchildren use Uber to ferry their children to charter schools.

Driverless cars could change everything

BBC | July 21, 2014

For now, it seems like a novelty – cars that can operate independently of human control, safely cruising down streets thanks to an array of sensors and pinpoint GPS navigation.

But if the technology avoids getting crushed by government regulators and product liability lawsuits, writes the Federalist’s Dan McLaughlin, it could prompt a cultural shift similar to the early 20th century move away from horses as the primary means of transportation.

Whistleblower: U.S. Satellite Images Show Ukrainian Troops Shooting Down MH17

Infowars | July 21, 2014

By Paul Joseph Watson

Source tells award winning reporter Washington lying about responsibility for tragedy

Award winning former Associated Press reporter Robert Parry has been told by an intelligence source that the United States is in possession of satellite imagery which shows that Ukrainian troops were responsible for the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.

Robert Hardy: No Firm Evidence of Russia’s Role in MH17

Bloomberg | July 21, 2014

Robert Hardy, principal/head analyst at Geostrat, talks with Alix Steel about the lack of evidence to prove Russia was responsible for the downing of flight MH17 and what comes next for international response and increased sanctions against Russia. He speaks on “In The Loop.”

Scientific skinful – health and electronic tattoos

The Australian | July 17, 2014

By Chris Griffith

THESE days we’re used to seeing the extensively tattooed bodies of our pop stars, footballers and Olympians.

In a couple of years, these stars could also be wearing tattoos of a much more advanced sort. Electronic tattoos on different areas of their bodies will collect data about their heartbeat, muscular output, breathing and hydration levels.

Anti-Illegal Immigration Coalition Plans Weekend of Protests Throughout U.S.

Mashable | July 18, 2014

By Sylvan Lane

Three staunchly conservative political groups are planning more than 300 protests against President Barack Obama’s handling of immigrants, as the crisis at the United States border wears on. The events are scheduled to take place around the country Friday and Saturday.

Questions over why Malaysian plane flew over Ukrainian warzone

RT | July 18, 2014

As the world tries to cope with the tragic loss of almost 300 people in the apparent downing of a Malaysian Airlines plane over Ukraine, questions have arisen over why the civil aircraft was directed over a war zone.

MH17, carrying passengers from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed on Thursday in Ukraine’s Donetsk Region, the scene of intensive battles between Ukrainian troops and local militias defying Kiev’s rule. In the last several days the militias scored a number of successes, including the reported downing of three Ukrainian military aircraft.

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