(Source: ZeroHedge) – Cyprus and Russia – what’s the difference (aside from the fact that the former was a money laundering offshore center of the latter until last year of course)?
If you said one is a lackey to statist, selfish banker interests, and after having its economy thoroughly destroyed by the great doomed European sociopolitical (and pathological) experiment, came crawling back to its Eurozone masters, while the other couldn’t care one bit about Pax Petrodollariana and the global central bank cabal, you are right.
WEB Notes: “Civil war looms as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine” live updates via RT.
(Source: RT) – If Kiev authorities have started to use force against the civilian population, this is a serious crime, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. Taking this action makes them a “junta” and may affect their relations with other countries, he added.
“If the Kiev regime started military actions against the country’s population, this is without doubt a very serious crime,” Putin said at All-Russia People’s Front media forum.
WEB Notes: Your President stating this only increases global tensions, tensions we see at new highs at this point in time. There is definitely a drive toward conflict raging across the globe at this time.
(Source: Guardian) – The US is duty-bound to come to Japan’s aid in the event of a conflict with China over a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea, Barack Obama declared at the start of a tour of Asia aimed at reassuring Washington’s allies in the face of threats to stability from North Korea and an increasingly assertive China.
Obama went further than some analysts had expected in reassuring the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, that Japan’s dispute with China over the Senkakus – known in China as the Diaoyu – were covered by the allies’ post-war security treaty.
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Port Hardy, Canada last night. There are no reports of damage or injuries at this time.
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WEB Notes: Our intention is not to document the Pope’s thoughts on this issue. The point is Fetal Cells being used in vaccines.
WEB Notes: We are only seeing escalating actions by the West. NATO claims they are de-escalating the situation by moving in more resources as well.
(Video, Source: USA Today) – The Pentagon is sending about 600 troops to Eastern Europe in response to Russia’s incursion into Ukraine, Rear Adm. John Kirby announced Tuesday.
The first contingent of 150 soldiers from the Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade, based in Italy, will arrive in Poland on Wednesday to conduct infantry exercises. Another 450 soldiers will be deployed to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for similar duty. The American forces will be replaced to ensure a continual presence in the region.
WEB Notes: It only gets better as, Obama Calls for Highest Sustained Taxation in U.S. History
(Source: NY Times) – The American middle class, long the most affluent in the world, has lost that distinction.
While the wealthiest Americans are outpacing many of their global peers, a New York Times analysis shows that across the lower- and middle-income tiers, citizens of other advanced countries have received considerably larger raises over the last three decades.
(Video, Source: CNN) – The Obama administration and its allies believe the Syrian government may have used chlorine gas in a deadly attack this month on its own people, several U.S. officials and other diplomats told CNN.
The alleged assault that killed at least two and affected dozens of others occurred in the village of Kafr Zeita, a rebel-held area.
While there is no firm proof as the matter is being looked into, several U.S. officials and Western diplomats say the United States believes the regime of Bashar al-Assad is responsible because it has such chemicals and the means to deliver them.
(Source: KFOR News) – A land dispute in Nevada between rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government began decades ago.
The Bureau of Land Management says Bundy was allowing his cattle to graze illegally which triggered a round-up of about 400 head of cattle last week.
Bundy claims his family’s cattle have grazed on the land since 1870 without interference from the government.
WEB Notes: I cannot help think of Revelation 13:13 when Satan will make fire come down from Heaven in the sight of men.
(Source: Daily Mail) – The researchers at the University of Central Florida’s College of Optics & Photonics and the University of Arizona developed a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into clouds to make it rain or trigger lightning.
They found the key was to surround the beam with a second beam to act as an energy reservoir, sustaining the central beam to greater distances than previously possible.