Deep State neocon mouthpiece Newsweek reports on the coming out of the closet announcement everyone already knew- the Saudi Royal family and Israeli Likud Zionists are staunch allies. Israeli Lieutenant General Eisenkot admitted this publicly in a first ever interview with a Saudi arabic language newspaper. While this may prove unpopular with the so called Arab Street, the combined might of the Saudi Royals, the Zionist Lobby, and the flailing United States Empire is still powerful enough to keep things in check- for now. That most Americans know the Saudi government assisted in the 9/11 attacks are not demanding justice, is a testament to the ruling elites’ ability to mentally manipulate the masses. Of course if the Saudi Royals were punished, the Zionists and the US deep state players would also be open to prosecution.
Facebook wants your nudes pics. The social media giant in collaboration with the Australian government wants users who fear their compromising pictures might hit the internet to preemptively send the images to Facebook. Using imaging matching technology, Facebook will take the revenge porn images off line.
Reading about Bowe Bergdahl’s sentencing phase in the Washington Post, I was struck by the vicious tone, and lack of empathy in the comments section. Bergdahl is the US soldier who after deserting his post in Afghanistan, was captured by the Taliban. After five years of Imprisonment and torture, he was released in a prisoner exchange.
Catalonia’s recent declaration of independence from Spain sparks historical memories of the Spanish Civil War. It’s interesting that the old Spanish geographic fault lines still exist, as Catalonia was the seat of power for the Republicans during their fight against the Nationalists. With the help of Hitler and Mussolini the Nationalists won, and Franco became dictator of Spain until his death in 1975, Catalonia breaking off from Spain would be analogous to California splitting from the US, as Catalonia is more liberal than the rest of Spain, and generates a good chunk of the national income.
The New York Times praising George Orwell’s 1984 is like Joseph Goebbels giving the eulogy at William Kunstler’s funeral. The Times declares the novel a must read, but one wonders if the article’s author Michiko Kakutani, appreciates the irony of an Orwell endorsement coming from a “news” platform that smothers the truth like a psycho maternity ward nurse pillow snuffing a blue tinted newborn.