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[l] at 10/19/20 10:03am
It seems that Elon Musk has lost the election in Bolivia: Even Morales’ nemesis, the rightwing interim president, Jeanine Áñez, conceded the left had come out on top. “We do not yet have the official count, but the data we...
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[l] at 10/18/20 8:09am
Last week's posts at Moon of Alabama: October 12 - Not News But A Juicy Collection Of Narratives - How The New York Times Failed Its Readers Related: How star reporter’s Syria podcast sent New York Times into crisis -...
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[l] at 10/17/20 10:31am
Over the last years the U.S. and its EU puppies have ratcheted up their pressure on Russia. They seem to believe that they can compel Russia to follow their diktat. They can't. But the illusion that Russia will finally snap,...
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[l] at 10/16/20 8:51am
Today the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Great Britain is now preparing for a no-deal divorce from the European Union: The UK has to "get ready" for no trade deal with the EU, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has...
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[l] at 10/15/20 12:09pm
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[l] at 10/15/20 9:46am
Yesterday the New York Post posted a bombshell report related to Joe Biden's corrupt interventions in the Ukraine: Smoking-gun email reveals how Hunter Biden introduced Ukrainian businessman to VP dad Hunter Biden, Joe's son, was hired as lobbyist by the...
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[l] at 10/14/20 11:07am
The U.S. wants to counter China's growing economic and political standing in the world. The Obama administration had attempted a 'pivot to Asia' by building a low tariff economic zone via the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). It would have excluded...
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[l] at 10/13/20 1:34pm
The website Global Research provides at times interesting reading. It is edited by Michael Chossudovsky, an emerited professor for economics. Unfortunately he at times writes about issues that are beyond his horizon. In a recent piece, The Covid-19 Numbers Game:...
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[l] at 10/12/20 10:14am
The New York Times star reporter Rukmini Callimachi had been widely criticized for her exaggerated reporting about the Islamic State and terrorism. But her editors kept supporting and promoting her stories. That finally ended when Canada recently indicted one Shehroze...
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[l] at 10/11/20 6:53am
Last week's posts at Moon of Alabama: October 6 - Why Trump Returned To The White House Related: Trump VS Covid - Who Won?! (vid,16:40m) - Russell Brand America on cusp of a Civil War: No matter who wins the...
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[l] at 10/10/20 8:53am
Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The war over Nagorno-Karabakh was already near a stalemate. While the attacking Azerbaijani troops were able to gain a few uninhabitated villages in the southern lowlands success elsewhere...
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[l] at 10/9/20 10:37am
The U.S. has imposed new sanctions on Iran which will make ANY trade with the country very difficult: [T]he Trump administration has decided to impose yet further sanctions on the country, this time targeting the entirety of the Iranian financial...
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[l] at 10/8/20 8:12am
John Kiriakou, who blew the whistle about CIA torture under the Bush regime, warns of the foreign policy a Joe Biden administration would pursue: Literally the last thing I would do is to urge anybody to vote for Donald Trump....
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[l] at 10/8/20 7:08am
The Guardian wrote yesterday: Australia joins global condemnation of China over Xinjiang amid deteriorating ties Australia has stared down a potential backlash from China by joining with nearly 40 countries to voice grave concerns about “gross human rights violations” in...
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[l] at 10/7/20 11:59am
Despite the best that has been done by everyone, today's post has developed not necessarily to the blog's advantage. It has thus been canned. Use as open thread ...
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[l] at 10/6/20 12:01pm
Yesterday President Donald Trump revealed this interesting re-election strategy: bigger This is a Hail Mary strike taken at high personal risk. Trump was certainly not well enough to get released from the hospital. It is not really known when Trump...
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[l] at 10/4/20 7:33am
Last week's posts at Moon of Alabama: September 28 - Trump's Tax Filings Do Not Reveal What Democrats Had Hoped For Related: In parts crazy but informative: A thread about Trump in Washington DC September 29 - Strategic Aims Behind...
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[l] at 10/3/20 11:28am
Seven days after Azerbaijan attacked the Armenian held Nagorno-Karabakh territory it has not made any territorial progress. Overview map Iran and Georgia have both large Azeri and Armenian minorities within their territories. bigger Detail map bigger The highlands of Nagorno-Karabakh...
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[l] at 10/2/20 5:00am
U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Both do not (yet) show symptoms. The immediate index case is likely one of his top aides: News of the Trumps' positive tests came just hours after...
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[l] at 10/1/20 8:05am
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[l] at 9/30/20 10:04am
Were the allegations that Russia intervened in the 2016 presidential elections made up by the Clinton campaign? A letter sent by Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe seems to suggest so: On Tuesday, Ratcliffe, a loyalist whom Trump placed atop...

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