Daily Archives: November 16, 2020

2020-11-16: News Headlines

Editor (2020-11-16). There's Still No Evidence Hunter Biden's Emails Are 'Russian Disinformation'. scheerpost.com Wikimedia Commons] By Glenn Greenwald / Substack Congressman Adam Schiff, the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and, not coincidentally, the single most shameless pathological liar in the U.S. Congress by a good margin, appeared on CNN with Wolf Blitzer on October 16 to discuss The New York Post story about Hunter Biden's emails. The CNN host asked him a rhetorical question embedded… |

_____ (2020-11-16). Misconduct In Public Office In The Assange Case. popularresistance.org Both Snow and Taylor showed extreme bias against Julian. Their hearings were about Julian seeking asylum at the Ecuadorean Embassy in 2012, which meant that he had not complied with his bail conditions relating to earlier hearings. Under UK law, you do not have to comply with your bail conditions if you have a good reason. When Julian asked for asylum, it was based on the risk that he could be extradited to the US. The Ecuadorean authorities accepted this as a reason for granting him asylum. This is self-evidently a reasonable excuse for not complying with bail conditions.

Andrew Korybko (2020-11-16). The Kashmir Dispute: Pakistan Accuses India of Being a State Sponsor of Terrorism. globalresearch.ca Pakistan released a detailed dossier during a press conference on Saturday making the case that India is a state sponsor of terrorism whose intelligence services have weaponized this phenomenon as part of the proxy war that they're fighting with respect …

MEE and agencies (2020-11-16). Germany says man working in Merkel's press office was spy for Egypt. middleeasteye.net Germany says man working in Merkel's press office was spy for Egypt | Egyptian intelligence services allegedly hired a German-Egyptian national working in Merkel's office to survey how Egypt is portrayed in media | Mon, 11/16/2020 – 16: 34 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Berlin in January 2020 (AFP/file photo)
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Ralph Nader (2020-11-16). Trump's Ongoing Crime Wave Requires a Special Prosecutor. counterpunch.org There are many reasons why loser Trump refuses to concede. Yes, delusion has been the counterfeit coin of his fantasy realm — "I won this election by a lot" he tweeted with all caps last Saturday. In his fevered mind — nourished by a bullying career — all victories are his triumphs, and all losses are fake due

teleSUR (2020-11-16). Peruvian People Celebrate President Manuel Merino's Resignation. telesurenglish.net The Peruvian people Sunday celebrated the resignation of interim President Manuel Merino, who was removed by the resistance of citizens in the streets despite police brutality. | RELATED: | The young people took to the streets and marched to the Congress of the Republic's headquarters with the slogans "Long live Peru," "Let's go Peru," and "Yes we can." | Outside the Plaza Bolívar lie two funeral arrangements in honor of the yo…

Whitney Webb (2020-11-14). US — UK Intelligence Agencies Declare Cyber War on Independent Media. globalresearch.ca British and American state intelligence agencies are "weaponizing truth" to quash vaccine hesitancy as both nations prepare for mass inoculations, in a recently announced "cyber war" to be commanded by AI-powered arbiters of truth against information sources that challenge official …

Badri Raina (2020-11-14). All In the Name of the Prophets. zcomm.org Would Prophet Mohammed have approved of the beheading of a journalist for the preservation of his honor?

Mark Skidmore (2020-11-14). "FASAB Standard 56" and the Authority of the Director of National Intelligence to Waive SEC Financial Reporting. globalresearch.ca The purpose of this report is to offer a clear explanation of how two financial reporting exemptions has de facto created a hidden system of finance that runs parallel to the official financial system that facilitates and governs interactions between …

Mark Skidmore (2020-11-14). "The Hidden System of Finance", National Security Waivers and The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). globalresearch.ca The purpose of this report is to offer a clear explanation of how two financial reporting exemptions has de facto created a hidden system of finance that runs parallel to the official financial system that facilitates and governs interactions between …

Lyn Neeley (2020-11-13). After Defund Police victory, Portland keeps marching. workers.org Portland, Ore. After 170 days of uninterrupted protests against racism, fascism and police brutality, 82 percent of Portlanders have voted for a community oversight board to investigate and discipline cases of police violence. Rally for Black Lives Matter and to defend workers' rights, Portland, Ore., Nov. 8 Since the brutal . . . |

Anand Naidoo (2020-11-13). The Heat: France Tensions over Terror Response. america.cgtn.com Why are recent terror attacks in France causing tensions with the Muslim community? The country has suffered from a series of terrorist strikes over the last few years and has been hit again in recent weeks with more gruesome attacks. A teacher was beheaded outside …

Melvin Goodman (2020-11-13). Revisiting "Seven Days in May" counterpunch.org One of the occupational hazards of a 24-year career as an intelligence analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency is the tendency to anticipate the dark side. Whenever I see a floral arrangement, for example, I expect there to be a corpse nearby. Now if I were still an intelligence analyst at the CIA and watching events in a Third World democracy that resemble the goings on taking place in the United States of America, I would be deeply concerned.

Matthew Rozsa (2020-11-13). Mark Zuckerberg defends decision to keep Steve Bannon on Facebook after violent post. salon.com President Trump's former adviser suggested beheading two high-ranking officials "as a warning" about disloyalty…

WSWS (2020-11-13). Michigan conspirators planned to storm capitol, conduct livestream executions, lock legislators inside and burn building down. wsws.org A Michigan attorney general filing states the plotters planned "to take hostages, execute tyrants and have it televised."

Editor (2020-11-13). Dennis Kucinich on the Real Reason the Blue Wave Never Materialized. scheerpost.com Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play The 2020 U.S. general election has come and gone, and while Joe Biden has won the presidential race, the " blue wave" that Democrats were expecting in the Senate and House of Representatives doesn't seem to have materialized. On this week's installment of "Scheer Intelligence," former congress member and 53rd mayor of Cleveland Dennis Kucinich… |

Jacob G. Hornberger (2020-11-12). Trump Should Now Pardon Snowden and Assange. globalresearch.ca Since even before Donald Trump won the 2016 election, it's been clear that the American deep state has opposed his presidency. And while Trump has deferred to the Pentagon and the CIA by maintaining their forever wars, foreign military empire, …