The Road to Hell Is Paved with Virtue-Signaling

The idea that everything will be solved if we borrow a couple more trillion and give it away is the dominant paradigm. Here in the decay phase of Imperial Pretensions, The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity. It’s a line from Yeats’ poem The Second Coming, and it speaks to our current … Read moreThe Road to Hell Is Paved with Virtue-Signaling

Former Correctional Officers Sentenced For Assault Of Handcuffed Inmate At Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

Two former correctional officers at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, were sentenced today for their roles in assaults on a handcuffed inmate in January 2017. Adrian Almodovar III and Charles Philson III previously pleaded guilty to depriving the inmate of his constitutional rights while acting under color of law. Please follow and … Read moreFormer Correctional Officers Sentenced For Assault Of Handcuffed Inmate At Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Azizjon Rakhmatov, 32, a citizen of Uzbekistan and resident of New Haven, Connecticut, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Today’s plea took place before U.S. District Court Judge William F. Kuntz II. Please follow and like us:

Virginia Man Sentenced To 60 Months In Prison For Committing Hate Crime By Threatening Employees Of The Arab American Institute

William Patrick Syring, 61, of Arlington, Virginia, was today sentenced to 60 months in prison for threatening employees of the Arab American Institute (AAI) because of their race and national origin, threatening AAI employees because of their efforts to encourage Arab Americans to participate in political and civic life in the United States, and transmitting … Read moreVirginia Man Sentenced To 60 Months In Prison For Committing Hate Crime By Threatening Employees Of The Arab American Institute

Tennessee Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Federal Civil Rights Offense For Beating Inmate

Nathaniel Griffin, 29, today pleaded guilty to using unlawful force on an inmate while Griffin was serving as a correctional officer with the Tennessee Department of Corrections, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee D. Michael Dunavant, and FBI-Memphis … Read moreTennessee Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Federal Civil Rights Offense For Beating Inmate

Former Lake Charles Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Using Excessive Force

Robert Hammac, 45, a former officer of the Lake Charles Police Department, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge James D. Cain, Jr., for using excessive force against an arrestee, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph for the Western District of Louisiana, … Read moreFormer Lake Charles Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Using Excessive Force

Wealth creators are India’s wealth, shouldn’t be eyed with suspicion: PM Modi

Standing up for the India Inc, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said wealth creators should not be eyed with suspicion and that they are country’s wealth and should be respected. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort here on the 73rd Independence Day, he said wealth creation is a great national … Read moreWealth creators are India’s wealth, shouldn’t be eyed with suspicion: PM Modi

Trend Unemployment Rate Up To 5.3%

Australia’s trend unemployment rate increased in July 2019 to 5.3 per cent, from 5.2 per cent in June, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Chief Economist Bruce Hockman said: “Australia’s trend unemployment rate increased to 5.3 per cent in July 2019, the same level as this time … Read moreTrend Unemployment Rate Up To 5.3%

‘AdWise’: ‘Boss runs show on coteries of yes-men’

Are you dealing with a tough boss? Are your colleagues being mean to you? Is your workplace culture hindering your growth? Is there anything that’s bothering you at work, which you’re wary of discussing internally? Talk to us. Our panel of experts will assist you in resolving your workplace related matters. ‘AdWise’ will appear on … Read more‘AdWise’: ‘Boss runs show on coteries of yes-men’

Food for the Soul: Berthe Morisot – Women Painters series

Portrait of Berthe Morisot by her sister Edma Morisot. 1865. Photo credit: Wikimedia commons. “I do not think any man would ever treat a woman as his equal, and it is all I ask because I know my worth.” Berthe Morisot in her notebook By Nina Heyn- Your Culture Scout As much or as little … Read moreFood for the Soul: Berthe Morisot – Women Painters series

Confusion around credit reports rife among Aussie consumers

Australians are still confused about what goes into their credit report, despite it being an important record of their credit health, according to research by consumer education website, CreditSmart. The CreditSmart survey found that nearly three quarters of Australians assume their credit score is included in their credit report. One in five mistakenly believe that … Read moreConfusion around credit reports rife among Aussie consumers

Former Iowa legislator Swati Dandekar endorses Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar

BY VEENA RAO Atlanta, GA, August 14, 2019: Former Iowa state legislator and US ambassador of Asian Development Bank Swati Dandekar is endorsing Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. “I was looking for a candidate who is strong, will get things done, and can bring the country together,” Dandekar told NRI Pulse by … Read moreFormer Iowa legislator Swati Dandekar endorses Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar

‘People Are Demanding Accountability for the Fossil Fuel Industry’ – CounterSpin interview with Sriram Madhusoodanan about climate justice

Janine Jackson interviewed Sriram Madhusoodanan about climate justice for the August 2, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link Janine Jackson: Climate disruption presents a test for corporate news media: Will they act on the understanding that a conversation that doesn’t acknowledge that unprecedented measures … Read more‘People Are Demanding Accountability for the Fossil Fuel Industry’ – CounterSpin interview with Sriram Madhusoodanan about climate justice

The Cathedral Redux: Michael Malice’s the NEW RIGHT Underestimates How Trump’s Election Has Actually Strengthened the Left—for Now, by James Kirkpatrick

Michael Malice’s book The New Right is interesting but he’s fundamentally wrong about the Trump presidency’s impact on American politics. “In my view, the salient thing about the Trump presidency is how he has mainstreamed several formerly marginalized strands of right-wing thought and behavior,” he writes. Yet the Republican Establishment has largely co-opted Trump. Main… … Read moreThe Cathedral Redux: Michael Malice’s the NEW RIGHT Underestimates How Trump’s Election Has Actually Strengthened the Left—for Now, by James Kirkpatrick

Ukie Nationalism vs Otto von Bismarck, by The Saker

When Zelenskii came to power, there were two fundamental options he could have chosen. These options were, roughly: Option one or pragmatism above ideology: to make a determined effort to address Ukraine’s most urgent problems. At the very least, Zelenskii could have ordered his forces to stop firing and have them withdraw to a safe… … Read moreUkie Nationalism vs Otto von Bismarck, by The Saker

Color-Coded Theory of Crime and Suicide, by Ilana Mercer

A CNN profiler was speaking about the El Paso shooting, on August 6, in which 22 people were murdered by an angry white man. She blamed the killer’s sense of white privilege. Mass murder carried out by white, young men, the “analyst” was saying, occurs because these young men cannot adjust to a changing society…. … Read moreColor-Coded Theory of Crime and Suicide, by Ilana Mercer

President Nixon’s Accomplishments in Protecting the Environment Are Being Destroyed by the Trump Regime, by Paul Craig Roberts

Two days ago I wrote about how our allegedly full employment economy’s need for jobs had caused the Trump regime to overule the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and permit extractive companies to destroy protected lands ( https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/08/13/gold-over-life-literally/ ). Today our subject thanks to Stephen Lendman ( https://stephenlendman.org/2019/08/trump-regime-gutting-the-endangered-species-act/ ) is the Trump regime’s destruction of the… … Read morePresident Nixon’s Accomplishments in Protecting the Environment Are Being Destroyed by the Trump Regime, by Paul Craig Roberts

A Moneychanger Interview — Daniel Oliver of Myrmikan Research

Published; Friday, January 20, 2017 a.d. by Franklin Sanders “. . . Trump’s victory was historically inevitable. The American Constitution was modeled on the Roman Republic, and we all know (or should know) what happened to Rome. As the republic turned to empire, credit levels exploded, widening the gap between rich and poor. A citizenry … Read moreA Moneychanger Interview — Daniel Oliver of Myrmikan Research

I-T officers can’t issue unaccounted notices

From October 1, all orders, notices and summons by the income tax department, will have to be generated via the Income Tax Business Application Platform with a unique document identification number, a circular issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes said. The move comes after a stern message from the PM not to harass … Read moreI-T officers can’t issue unaccounted notices

Don’t Worry, Everybody. Huawei is Totally Cool. Nothing to See Here.

One of the big sticking points in the ongoing U.S.-China trade debate is over whether Huawei, the massive Chinese telecommunications company, will be allowed to continue to operate in the United States. Bipartisan lawmakers like Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) are among those who say … Read moreDon’t Worry, Everybody. Huawei is Totally Cool. Nothing to See Here.