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Date: November 17, 2016

Bible Verse of the Day: Psalm 119:105

Bible Verse of the Day

Psalm 119:105

“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.”

Yellen Says Interest Rate Hike Could Come ‘Relatively Soon’

WEB Notes: The markets have been artificially propped up since the 2008 crash. When it comes time to start raising rates at some point that will no doubt be a part of the collapse of the current world structure. It does not mean it will be right away, but it does mean they are starting to peal off the band aid and a sore still remains under it.

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Obama and Merkel: ‘We will never return to a pre-globalization economy’

President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shared an optimistic vision for a new kind of globalization on Thursday, tacitly rejecting the more isolationist philosophy that drove President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign.

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Hezbollah has U.S. armored personnel carriers. But how did they get them?

WEB Notes: It is not hard to figure out how they got them. The same way ISIS received a billion dollars worth of Humvees.

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How Many People Could Have Been Fed For The Cost Of That Corvette?

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A guy looked at my Corvette the other day and said I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that sports car cost.

I replied I am not sure, it fed a lot of families in Bowling Green, Kentucky who built it, it fed the people who make the tires, it fed the people who made the components that went into it, it fed the people in the copper mine who mined the copper for the wires, it fed people in Decatur IL. at Caterpillar who make the trucks that haul the copper ore. It fed the trucking people who hauled it from the plant to the dealer and fed the people working at the dealership and their families. BUT,… I have to admit, I guess I really don’t know how many people it fed.

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The NSA’s Spy Hub in New York, Hidden in Plain Sight

It is not uncommon to keep the public in the dark about a site containing vital telecommunications equipment. But 33 Thomas Street is different: An investigation by The Intercept indicates that the skyscraper is more than a mere nerve center for long-distance phone calls. It also appears to be one of the most important National Security Agency surveillance sites on U.S. soil — a covert monitoring hub that is used to tap into phone calls, faxes, and internet data.

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The largest oil deposit ever found in America was just discovered in Texas

The US Geological Survey said Tuesday that it found what could be the largest deposit of untapped oil ever discovered in America.

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Jobless Claims in U.S. Decline to Lowest Level in Four Decades

WEB Notes: It is so healthy 95 million plus Americans still do not have a job.

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AT&T And NASA Are Developing A Nationwide Drone Tracking System – Video

AT&T is currently working with NASA to develop an Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management program that will enable agencies across the country to monitor drone activity.

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Consumer Prices in U.S. Increase for Third Consecutive Month

The cost of living in the U.S. rose for a third consecutive month, driven by fuel and housing, indicating inflation is moving closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal.

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Bombing at Sufi Shrine in Pakistan Kills Dozens

A powerful bomb blast ripped through a Sufi shrine in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday evening, killing at least 52 people and wounding at least 100 others, officials said.

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Cops: Gun-toting grandma chases armed robbers from home

A few would-be burglars learned the hard way not to mess with grandma. Just as Elaine Stiehl, 78, was about to take her nap, she heard a noise coming from the front of her home, Coweta County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Col. James Yarbrough told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Stiehl grabbed her pistol, loaded it and stepped into the hallway to find two men, who allegedly broke into her home, police said.

Source: Cops: Gun-toting grandma chases armed robbers from home | WSB-TV



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