Monday, August 8, 2016

Retired Green Beret Blasts "Make No Mistake, Everyone Warning About Clinton Is A Target And They Are Marked"

"If Hillary Clinton takes the presidency, it is the end of the United States..."

Is Something Wrong With Hillary: Bizarre Behavior, Seizure Allegations Raise Doubts About Her Health

Millennial 'Guru' Urges Millennials Living "Paycheck-To-Paycheck" To "Spend Now, Save Later"

The following five minutes of fantasy should blow most people's minds. On the one hand, a 'veteran' Wells Fargo asset manager urges Millennials living paycheck-to-paycheck to save "just $26 a week will get to $1 million... because time is on your side." And on the other hand is a Millennial 'guru' who proclaims Millennials should "spend now and save later..."

Japan Orders Military To 'State Of Alert' As North Korea Accuses US Of Seeking 'Preemptive Nuclear Strike'

Just days after North Korea has accused Washington of planning a preemptive nuclear strike - following the US announcement that it would deploy its B-1 bomber in the Pacific for the first time in a decade - Japan's increasingly militarist tone just ratcheted up to '11' as defense ministry officials have ordered its military to be ready at any time to shoot down any North Korean missiles that threaten to strike Japan, putting its forces on a state of alert for at least three months.

How You Got Screwed - A User's Guide To A Rigged System

"The generations before you actually did have a real shot at achieving their dreams, but over time, so many people cheated, looking for shortcuts to achieving their own dreams, that they ended up changing the game. They rigged the game, and now that it’s your turn to play, they’ve made it almost impossible for you to win."

Say Hello To Southeast Asia's New Silk Roads

It’s not only China vs. the US in the South China Sea. Few in the West realize that two completely different, intersecting stories are developing in maritime and mainland Southeast Asia.

Pokemon Go Claims Its First Fatality

We recently posted a light-hearted piece highlighting a Chinese public service announcement on the public dangers of playing Pokemon Go...turns out we didn't take the warning seriously enough.

Federal Agency Says Wearing "Don't Tread On Me" Hat Might Be Racist

When a coworker “repeatedly wore a cap with an insignia of the Gadsden Flag,” Shelton (not his real name) said he found the cap to be “racially offensive” because the man who designed it in 1775, Christopher Gadsden, was a slave owner and because the insignia was a “historical indicator of white resentment against blacks stemming largely from the Tea Party.” The Equal Employment Commission - the government body that oversees “hostile work environment” harassment claims - appears to agree.

In First Autopilot Crash In China, Tesla Model S Driver Crashes In Beijing With Autopilot Engaged

Just two months after Elon Musk was engaged in major damage control over a scandal involving a Tesla Model S which crashed while in self-driving mode, killing its driver, China Daily reports that a Tesla Model S crashed in Beijing on August 2, while the car had its autopilot on and the driver had both hands off the steering wheel. This is the first autopilot crash in China, in which luckily nobody was killed or injured.

Meanwhile, In The Philippines...

The killing of over 400 drug dealers in he Philippine government's "war on narco-politics" has reportedly led to an additional 500,000 turning themselves in... “I’ll really have you killed… My order is shoot to kill you. I don’t care about human rights, you better believe me.” Those are the words of recently elected Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, adding during a televised national address "my mouth has no due process."

Why A Special Circle Of Student Loan Hell Is Reserved For College Dropouts

Just in case it wasn't already bad enough to be a recent Millennial college graduate in the US with tens of thousands in student debt, it turns out there is a special circle in student loan hell reserved for those who never manage to graduate. Because as Bloomberg reports, when it comes to collecting on student loans, the U.S. Department of Education treats college dropouts the same as Ivy League graduates: They just want the money back.


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