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  • Was President Trump’s Decision to Cancel North Korea Summit A Good Idea?

    05/24/2018 1:29:53 PM PDT · by davikkm · 24 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    It’s all over the news that President Trump cancelled the historic meeting with North Korea’s Rocket Man, to use the POTUS’ parlance. However, this is hardly a surprise, especially considering the recent diplomatic tensions between the two countries, which culminated last night with a top Pyongyang apparatchik calling Trump’s Vice President Mike Pence a “political dummy”. The same North Korean diplomat warned that the announced summit between North Korea and the US is called off, as the two countries may soon confront each other in a nuclear-to-nuclear showdown, to quote the delusional soy-boy from the North. Just moments ago, President...
  • Rebooting food: Finding new ways to feed the future

    05/24/2018 1:16:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 24, 2018 | Thin Lei Win
    VIENNA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Banana trees that fit in a test tube. Burgers made without a cow in sight. Fish farmed in the desert. Robots picking fruit. Welcome to the brave new world of food, where scientists are battling a global time-bomb of climate change, water scarcity, population growth and soaring obesity rates to find new ways to feed the future. With one in nine people already short of enough food to lead a healthy, active life, supporters pushing for a Second Green Revolution argue without major changes hunger will become one of the biggest threats to national security...
  • Area greenhouse that supplies large grocers preparing to open, hiring 30 (Ohio)

    05/24/2018 1:03:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Dayton Daily News ^ | May 23, 2018 | Kaitlin Schroeder, Staff Writer
    A new greenhouse in the region that will sell produce in Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati is about to start operations. BrightFarms said in a statement that the company is hiring 30 for its Wilmington greenhouse, which will grow greens, herbs and tomatoes year-round. BrightFarms produce is sold at major grocery chains like Wal-Mart and Kroger. The Irvington, N.Y.-based company markets its produce as a local option instead of shipping in produce from other states or out of the country. In 2016, BrightFarms raised $30.1 million in funding to expand beyond the three greenhouses it was operating at the time in...
  • The Terrible Truth About Walter Cronkite

    05/24/2018 12:32:01 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 35 replies ^ | July 20, 2009 | Cliff Kincaid
    It is wrong to speak ill of the dead. On the other hand, it is an insult to the intelligence of the American people to pretend that Walter Cronkite was the “voice of God” and “universally credible,” as Mara Liasson put it on Fox News Sunday. The terrible truth is that Walter Cronkite symbolized liberal media bias and used that bias with disastrous consequences for our nation and the world. His latest cause was world government and the destruction of American sovereignty.
  • Bowery Farming is growing crops in warehouses to create food like customized kale

    05/24/2018 12:20:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    CNBC ^ | May 24, 2018 | Lora Kolodny and Magdalena Petrova
    •Bowery Farming is using robotics and software to raise crops in warehouses outside of big cities. •Jose Andres, Carla Hall and David Barber are among the star chefs who have invested in Bowery's indoor farming venture. •The U.N. projects that by 2050, food production will need to increase by about 60 percent to feed the growing global population....
  • Here are the counties with the fastest job growth

    05/24/2018 12:07:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Market Watch ^ | May 24, 2018 | Jeffry Bartash
    More Americans work in or near Los Angeles, Chicago and New York City than any other U.S. metro area, but that’s not where the fastest job growth is. For that look to states with low taxes and those that produce fuel for your car and home. The biggest increase in employment last year took place in Midland, Texas, an area between El Paso, Dallas and San Antonio. Hiring in Midland county jumped 11.5% vs. the national average of 1.5%. It’s the third straight quarter that Midland has led the U.S. in job gains, reflecting its prominence in oil and gas...
  • WATCH: CNN Interviews Man Who Won’t Move Out Of Parents’ Home. It’s Embarrassing.

    05/24/2018 11:57:34 AM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 21 replies
    True Pundit ^ | May 24, 2018 | True Pundit Staff
    In an interview on Wednesday, CNN spoke with a 30-year-old man who was legally evicted in court from his parents’ home in New York this week after they had asked him to move out multiple times. It was cringe-worthy. In the ridiculous interview, Michael Rotondo discussed his embarrassing story with CNN’s Brooke Baldwin, saying that he views his parents’ attempts to get him to move out as “attacks.”
  • It’s Come to This: David Hogg is Organizing a Die-in At Publix

    05/24/2018 11:08:28 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 48 replies
    For David Hogg’s next derp, he’s going to get people to boycott Publix. Everone’s favorite store in Florida. For serious. Go tweet someone you know in Florida and keep reading while you wait for a response. Chinless has proved he don’t know much about history with his black arm bad Nazi look. But he really should have copied off valedictorian-contender Kyle Kashuv’s homework when it came to critical thinking. Here’s Hoggy’s equation: Publix supports Adam Putnam for governor + Adam Putnam supports the NRA = Publix obviously supports the NRA. The store must pay for its thought crime. Showing that...
  • United Technologies plans to hire 35,000 and spend $75 billion with suppliers....

    05/24/2018 10:29:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Republican ^ | May 24, 2018 | Jim Kinney
    Aerospace and technology giant United Technologies Corp. said Wednesday it plans to hire 35,000 people -- including thousands in Connecticut -- and spend more than $15 billion on capital improvements and research and development over the next five years. UTC also announced plans to spend an additional $75 billion through local procurement of products and services, money that could include components from Springfield-area precision manufacturers....
  • 10 high-paying, remote jobs that Amazon wants to fill now

    05/24/2018 10:16:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    CNBC ^ | May 24, 2018 | Courtney Connley
    This year, Amazon was named by LinkedIn as one of the most attractive employers in America, with perks and benefits that include paid time off and a $5,000 check if you decide to quit. For those who think the e-commerce behemoth could be the place for them, FlexJobs has sorted through its list of online postings to see what positions at Amazon offer great pay as well as a remote or telecommuting option. Salary data is from Payscale, and the descriptions are directly from the job listings provided by Amazon. Check the list below to see what high-paying, flexible positions...
  • 'We spy with our little Eye' A Rat-fink Called Obama

    05/24/2018 9:55:21 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/24/18 | Judi McLeod
    'We spy with our little Eye' A Rat-fink Called Obama Tell-tale indeed that the only time former President Barack Hussein Obama used the words, “I spy”, it was to a group of little children at the library. During the eight long years of his presidency, Obama always played to children, kids in the library, school children and university students. The game he played most often with adults was hide-and-seek and golf.
  • $21 Trillion Lost: Largest Theft in U.S. History No Politician Wants to Talk About

    05/24/2018 9:32:54 AM PDT · by davikkm · 26 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    Comedian Lee Camp on his show Redacted Tonight recalls the first-ever audit of the Pentagon, which is taking 2,400 auditors to do the job, trying to understand where $21 trillion in unsupported adjustments went. In his show, Camp recalled that a couple of years ago professor Mark Skidmore of Michigan State University heard Catherine Austin Fitts, former Assistant Secretary in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, say that the Department of Defense Inspector General had found $6.5 trillion worth of unaccounted for spending by the Army in 2015. Skidmore, being an economics professor, thought “she meant $6.5 billion and...
  • Journalist Goes To Melania’s Hometown For Some Reason, Discovers That People Like Her

    05/24/2018 9:21:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 24, 2018 | Justin Caruso
    Vendela Vida, a writer for The New Yorker, traveled to First Lady Melania Trump’s hometown in Slovenia for some reason, and discovered an extremely juicy piece of news–people generally seem like her there. The article, titled, “Searching for Melania Trump’s Childhood Home,” follows the story of Vida traveling around Europe with her family. Vida makes it to Sevnica, Slovenia, the town in Eastern Europe where the future first lady was born. The writer peppers her piece with small put-downs of the country, pointing out the fact that some shops were closed and a waitress at a restaurant didn’t know whether...
  • The Crazy Democrats are now clearly in control as the Democrat civil war explodes everywhere

    05/24/2018 9:14:07 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 25 replies
    May 24, 2018 | By Kevin Collins
    This is the latest update on the Democrat civil war. First let’s welcome Fox News to “frontline” reporting on the Democrat civil war. Those of us that have been watching this circus unfold are happy to see other people “get it.” The media’s insistence upon ignoring the new generic poll lead for Republicans and Donald Trump’s consistently high approval ratings cannot hide the fact that the Democrat party is imploding by the week. This week another round of Democrat primaries spilled a few more gallons of Insane Democrat blood. For those just joining us, The Insane Democrats, are the ones...
  • 'A bit of a setback' one congressman says of canceling North Korea summit

    05/24/2018 9:05:05 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    KGO-TV ^ | May 24, 2018 | Stephanie Ebbs, ABC News
    In the wake of President Donald Trump's cancelation of a planned nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, some members of Congress immediately spoke out about the decision on Thursday. Some members of Congress lauded Trump saying he made the right decision to call off the summit if North Korea did not intend on getting rid of its nuclear weapons, while others urged the administration to keep working to end nuclear threats from North Korea. The Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., said in a statement that the administration should continue to apply...
  • Midnight curfew in effect for some soldiers in South Korea

    05/24/2018 8:56:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | May 23, 2018 | Marcus Fichtl and Yoo Kyong Chang
    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — A midnight curfew is now in effect for the sole U.S. Army infantry division in South Korea. A 2nd Infantry Division policy memo published Tuesday says soldiers are required to be on base, at a residence or inside a hotel room by the new deadline, instead of the U.S. Forces Korea standard of 1 a.m. followed until Monday. The curfew, which officials called a “readiness recall,” still ends at 5 a.m. 2ID did not identify any specific incident that sparked the change to the policy, but said readiness of the unit’s 12,000 troops was...
  • The Mueller Investigation is Helping Donald Trump—and It’s Trump’s Fault

    05/24/2018 7:33:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/24/18 | Judi McLeod
    “Crowding out coverage” against the real stories of the day is what the NYT does best Reality has finally hit the progs of politics. It’s best described as: ‘OMG! Is the Mueller Investigation actually helping Donald Trump?’ With the president still hanging in at about 50% in popularity polls, panic is starting to overtake visceral hatred. Like the fog in San Francisco, panic is seeping in and is even affecting latte-sipping journalists planning to celebrate the ‘We Took Down Trump!’ bash.
  • The Role of the Police in Andrea Horwath’s Sanctuary Province

    05/24/2018 7:18:15 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/24/18 | Arthur Weinreb
    People who always vote Liberal but are now switching to the NDP this year should really think long and hard about their decision As the Ontario election campaign enters its final two weeks, the PCs are dropping in support while that of the NDP is increasing. The majority of new support for the socialists comes from Liberal voters realizing the almost certain death of their usual party of choice. Some polls predict the governing Liberals will end up losing official party status. The NDP platform, entitled “It’s about change. It’s about you,” is a 42-page document. One section is about...
  • 1991 Homicidal Handyman Case: My Jury Tampering Questions Linger

    05/24/2018 7:15:41 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/24/18 | Katy Grimes
    Morris Solomon is now going through a Habeas Corpus review of his 1992 trial I received a jury summons in the mail last week. Whenever this happens, I stare at it for a few days or weeks, and then try to dream up an exotic excuse why I cannot possibly serve. I’m not trying to get out of my civic duty; I paid my civic debt years ago on a death penalty jury—and I was a casualty of jury tampering. In 1991, I was assigned as a juror to the death penalty trial of serial killer Morris Solomon Jr. Known...
  • Bitcoin Plummets On Price Manipulation Investigation

    05/24/2018 7:13:03 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 16 replies ^ | 24-05-2018 | Kern
    Reports that the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has launched a criminal probe into potential illegal manipulation of cryptocurrency prices has seen bitcoin lose 3 percent this morning, down to just over $7,300 in the early morning hours. The DoJ, as reported by Bloomberg, is investigating illegal tactics of traders, including the issuing of fake orders for cryptocurrencies, causing their prices to go up and down artificially. In cooperation with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the DoJ is specifically probing what is commonly known in the trading world as “spoofing” and “washing”.