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Thursday, October 22, 2020

China Blasts US ‘Naked Provocation’ After U-2 Spy Plane “Entered No-Fly Zone” During PLA...

In the latest tit-for-tat South China Sea saga, China has denounced the United States, lodging "stern representations" with the US embassy, over Pentagon attempts to spy on live-fire military drills over what Beijing claims is its sovereign airspace. Specifically, according to Reuters, the US is charged with "sending a U.S. U-2 reconnaissance plane into a no-fly…

Trump Blasts “Outdated Group Of G7 Countries” – Postpones Summit After Merkel Rebuff, Will...

Update: In a stunning change after President Trump initially pushed G7 leaders to go ahead with an in-person meeting at the White House and Camp David as early as June for the sake of "normalization", promptly rebuffed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel - who indicated Saturday she would not attend while citing the still raging pandemic -…

“What The F**k”: In Expletive-Laced Rant, Elon Musk Blasts “Fascist, Undemocratic” Shelter-In-Place Orders

It has been almost exactly two years since Elon Musk's infamous conference call meltdown when the Tesla CEO snapped at RBC analyst Joseph Spak for asking "boring bonehead questions" during the Q1 2018 earnings call. Today, Musk did it again only this time instead of raging at a "bonehead" question, the notoriously volatile CEO went…

GOP’s Mike Lee Blasts Intel Briefers For Telling Senators They Can’t Debate War Authorization

Authored by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com, After the Trump Administration’s 75-minute briefing to the US Senate on the assassination of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) was deeply critical, calling it the worst briefing he’d gotten in his nine years in the Senate. Saying the administration’s briefers offered little on the legal or practical…

Bolsonaro Blasts “Bratty” Greta After Comments Over Indigenous Murders

Childhood thief and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro called autistic environmentalist Greta Thunberg a "brat" after she highlighted the killing of two indigenous leaders on her Facebook page. "Greta said that the Indians died because they were defending the Amazon," Bolsonaro told reporters in Brasilia on Tuesday, adding "it is staggering the amount of coverage the…

Matt Taibbi Blasts The Smolenkov Saga As “Latest Pile Of BS Dumped On Us...

Authored by Matt Taibbi via Untitledgate blog, The latest Russian spy story looks like another elaborate media deception... When I was 20, I studied at the Leningrad Polytechnical Institute, in the waning days of the Soviet empire. Most of the Russians I met were amusingly free of stress caused by following news. Why would they…

Jim Kunstler Blasts de Blasio’s Repression Of The “Gifted & Talented”

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, Turning On The Light "For years, lawmakers in deeply blue, proudly progressive New York City have grappled with a seemingly intractable problem: Its schools are among the most segregated in the nation." - The New York Times And so Bill de Blasio, New York’s Mayor, who has been…

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