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USAF Is Jamming GPS In The Western U.S. For Largest Ever Red Flag Air War Exercise

January 27th, 2018

Via: The Drive: The year’s first iteration of the USAF’s premier set of aerial war games, known commonly as Red Flag, is kicking off today at Nellis Air Force Base just outside of Las Vegas, but this exercise will be different than any in the past. Not only is it the largest of its kind […]

Turkish Military Moves Into Syria

January 21st, 2018

Via: BBC: Turkish ground troops have crossed into northern Syria as part of Ankara’s campaign to rid the border area of Kurdish fighters, Turkey’s PM says. Binali Yildirim said the aim was to establish a 30km (19-mile) “safe zone” inside Syria, Turkish media report. Turkey launched its operation against the Kurdish YPG militia in the […]

Does the SR-72 Already Exist?

January 16th, 2018

A missing trillion here, a missing trillion there… Via: Bloomberg: For years, Lockheed Martin Corp. has been developing a successor to one of the fastest aircraft the world has ever seen, the SR-71 Blackbird, the Cold War reconnaissance craft that the U.S. Air Force retired almost three decades ago. Lockheed officials have said the hypersonic […]

Suspect with House Full of Children and Adults Chained to Beds Had Worked for Northrop and Lockheed

January 15th, 2018

Via: Heavy: The family was not without means at one time. At the time of the bankruptcy, the couple was living in Murrieta, California with their then-12 children. Although they had a lot of mouths to feed, the court records indicate that David Turpin earned more than $11,000 a month working as an engineer for […]

Area 51 Flights? Top-Secret Government Airline Seeks Flight Attendant

January 9th, 2018

Via: USA Today: Are you a Las Vegas-based flight attendant looking for work and able to keep a secret(s)? Do you feel positively about working for an airline that sort of doesn’t exist? Happen to have a Top-Secret clearance with the U.S. government, or think you could snag one? If so, the perfect job just […]

Western Intervention Has Resulted in Afghanistan Becoming the World’s First True Narco-State

January 9th, 2018

“How could this be possible?” Simple. Because that’s the desired outcome. Afghan Opium Production Rises by 61% Compared with 2010 Brother of Afghan Leader Is Said to Be on CIA Payroll U.S.-Built Bridge is Windfall for Illegal Afghan Drug Trade The Invisible Hand of the Market: British Troops Seize £50 Million of Afghan Opium Officials […]

New York Times Bullshit Crosses Into Comedy Gold: A.I. and Big Data Could Power a New War on Poverty

January 2nd, 2018

Here’s one for your Not-The-Onion file folder. At the link, there’s a picture of a robot shaking hands with a human. Here’s an idea for a New York Times OpEd: “How to Get a Suntan from a Nuclear Bomb Blast.” For my story idea, they could show a nice mushroom cloud going up into the […]

Iran Flashback: Seven Countries in Five Years

December 31st, 2017

Via: New York Magazine: Anti-government protests continued across multiple cities in Iran for a fourth day on Sunday, the most widespread unrest in the country since the pro-democracy Green Movement in 2009 — though nowhere near the same scale thus far. Two protesters were killed overnight Saturday, the first deaths attributed to the unrest. On […]

A Fight to the Death for the Elephants

December 22nd, 2017

Via: Los Angeles Times: Kambale Mate huddled beneath a tangle of grass, looking up at bright stars in a moonless sky, a tumble of chaotic events cascading through his mind. Where were the other wildlife rangers, Jean de Dieu Matongo and Joel Meriko Ari? Were they alive? He had been a ranger for only five […]

Absurd Limited Hangout: Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program

December 16th, 2017

$22 million. *snort* Trillions of dollars missing, and Tom Delonge, the New York Times and the DoD present to you… Via: New York Times: In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find. Which was how the Pentagon wanted it. […]

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