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Just in case you happened to be wondering what is actually important, here is a news flash.
Straight from the comments at Zero Hedge:

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Zero Hedge -- 4/8/18
Trump Threatens Putin, "Animal Assad" Over Syrian "Chemical Attack"; Russia Warns Of "Grave" Response If US Launches Strike

Jtrillian Sun, 04/08/2018 - 21:03 Permalink

We should take to the streets and surround the government buildings with human chains. Stop them from operating. Close off military bases entrances. This psychopathic false flag BS propaganda needs to END before they drive humanity straight to extinction. Does anyone actually believe this malarkey?

If Trump can't see how this is is a false flag attack aimed at pushing us into a war with Syria and Russia then he is not fit to serve. The real question is who EXACTLY sponsored and carried out this and the countless other chemical attacks in Syria and Iraq over the last several years. Those are the ones who should be held fully accountable. We need to have strong investigations into Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the US forces. It is highly probably one or all of these governments has been working with extremists on the ground in order to facilitate these humanitarian catastrophes.

One thing is certain, Russia and Syria have nothing to gain by using chemical weapons. Once again they are winning the war. It makes no sense whatsoever for them to allow an attack on civilians esp. when they have conventional means to win the war.

Karma is a bitch. If we don't stop our own tyrannical government from launching WWIII based on a series of false flag attacks, I suspect this nation will burn (and it may not be the only one). You can only make war based on lies and exploit other nations for so long before the chickens come home to roost. And by chickens I mean M.I.R.V.'s.
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We are at the edge of WWIII. It could happen any moment now.

Syria Just Attacked. Russia Promises To Retaliate 08.Apr.2018 19:11

blues

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Zero Hedge -- "Massive Explosions" Heard Above Syria Amid Reports Of Fighter Jets Aistrikes; Pentagon Denies 4/8/18
 https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-08/massive-explosions-heard-above-syria-amid-reports-us-fighter-jets-cruise-missiles
 https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/pentagon-officials-reportedly-deny-launching-an-attack-at-syrian-airbase/

Multiple so far unconfirmed reports are coming in of a Sunday night air raid over Eastern Homs targeting several military facilities in Syria, including explosions at Syria's Tiyas Military Airbase (also known as T-4), as well as Al Sin and Al Shoryaat air bases.

The unconfirmed reports follow footage of jets crossing through Lebanon, while there are also reports that U.S. warships have fired cruise missiles.

@MedawarLana
الكفور كسروان pic.twitter.com/oSDkppfcg0
— Tontonaoun (@Tontonaoun1) April 9, 2018

سكان محليون في #حمص يرصدون خرق الصواريخ الاميركية لسماء المدينة في استهداف لمطار التيفور العسكري @OdayBasha #سوريا #اميركا pic.twitter.com/2fQmXjUoDC
— Lana Medawar (@MedawarLana) April 9, 2018

Breaking: Massive explosions heard in eastern #Homs after unknown jets enter from Lebanon  https://t.co/lc5UPFid1L #Syria
— Al-Masdar News (@TheArabSource) April 9, 2018

Local source confirms that a huge explosion shook the perimeter of the city of #Homs caused by aerial bombardment by the #Israel-i Air Force to military locations, crossing through the Lebanese airspace minutes ago.#Syria #Lebanon #USA #Iran #Russia pic.twitter.com/C9wWixECE1
— Eva J. Koulouriotis (@evacool_f) April 9, 2018

#BREAKING: Syrian Air Defences Open up moments ago reports of S-200 launchers firing multiple missiles at targets flying over Syria and Lebanon
— ELINT News (@ELINTNews) April 9, 2018

Reports of airstrikes against T4 airbase in central Syria. Base was one of Russia's primary operations centres during anti-ISIS campaign. Likely to still host some Russian equipment, possibly personnel.
— Neil Hauer (@NeilPHauer) April 9, 2018

Syrian state TV has confirmed the strike on the T4 airbase:

Syrian state TV confirms the strike on the T4 airbase  https://t.co/JvpA9ov34c
— Idrees Ahmad (@im_PULSE) April 9, 2018

Syrian State media says that air defenses are responding to missile attack on military airbase in Homs countryside. Others saying it's T4 military airbase.

Syrian State media  https://t.co/A7yy5SUx8g says that air defenses are responding to missile attack on military airbase in Homs countryside. Others saying it's T4 military airbase. pic.twitter.com/VRsFAQ2XSH
— Malachy Browne (@malachybrowne) April 9, 2018

The alleged strikes on Syria come on the heels of word that the White House has been close to a decision on whether to hit Syria after last night's reported chemical weapons attack in Douma.

Developments are racing on #Syria :
•Aircrafts crossing Lebanon
•White House meeting now
•UNSC tomorrow
Our update  https://t.co/mBYiBnGRQY
— Joyce Karam (@Joyce_Karam) April 9, 2018

I'm told the White House is close to a decision on whether to hit #Syria after last night's #Douma CW attack.

Principals meeting (incl. #Bolton) tonight will be presented w. an expansive list of potential targets; mostly military, intel & suspected munitions & CW infrastructure. pic.twitter.com/1weN7gTbS8
— Charles Lister (@Charles_Lister) April 8, 2018

Earlier on Sunday President Trump tweeted that the Syrian government will "pay a price" for the reported chemical attacks.

Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria. Area of atrocity is in lockdown and encircled by Syrian Army, making it completely inaccessible to outside world. President Putin, Russia and Iran are responsible for backing Animal Assad. Big price...
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 8, 2018

....to pay. Open area immediately for medical help and verification. Another humanitarian disaster for no reason whatsoever. SICK!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 8, 2018

Meanwhile, according to a WSJ reporter covering DC, Pentagon officials say there is no truth to reports that US has launched an attack against Assad bases in Syria.

Pentagon officials say there is no truth to reports that US has launched an attack against Assad bases in Syria.
— Dion Nissenbaum (@DionNissenbaum) April 9, 2018

Adding to the confusion, are reports that at least some of the aircraft above Syria have been "identified" as Israeli, although the IDF has yet to indicate, or confirm, it is conducting an offensive attack on Syria.
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This will cause battleships to be destroyed.

lol@ Zero Hedge 09.Apr.2018 17:31

DBG

I shouldn't bother but while I'm here...ZHedge is alt right woo fanfic written by a guy(s) doing online Fight Club cosplay

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero_Hedge


"Zero Hedge was established in 2009. According to the Boston Business Journal, the website "publishes financial news and opinion, aggregated and original" from a number of writers "who purportedly hail from within the financial industry."[8] Posts on the website are signed "Tyler Durden," a character in the Chuck Palahniuk book and movie Fight Club.[8][9]

In 2009, shortly after the blog was founded, news reports identified Daniel Ivandjiiski, a Bulgarian-born former hedge-fund analyst who was barred from the industry for insider trading by FINRA in 2008, as the founder of the site, and reported that "Durden" was a pseudonym for Ivandjiiski.[9][10][11][2] One contributor, who spoke to New York magazine after an interview was arranged by Ivandjiiski, said that "up to 40" people were permitted to post under the "Durden" name.[9] The website is registered in Bulgaria at the same address as that of Strogo Sekretno, a site run by Ivandjiiski's father, Krassimir Ivandjiiski.[12] Zero Hedge is registered under the name Georgi Georgiev, a business partner of Krassimir Ivandjiiski.[13]

In April 2016, the authors writing as "Durden" on the website were reported by Bloomberg News to be Ivandjiiski, Tim Backshall (a credit derivatives strategist), and Colin Lokey. Lokey, the newest member revealed himself and the other two when he left the site in April 2016. Ivandjiiski confirmed that the three men "had been the only Tyler Durdens on the payroll" since Lokey joined the site in 2015.[2]"


But thanks for the laughs.

Re: Zero Hedge 10.Apr.2018 12:28

blues

I think Zero Hedge is, fundamentally, the most politically atheist news website I have ever found. It has been infested 95% with "alt-right" commenters, and the site has to, to some extent, "accommodate" this rather odd crowd. But their real-time reporting is usually the best there is, by far.

I have largely been accepted by these "alt-right" commenters as their token "alt-leftist", which is interesting. The articles vary greatly in nature, but overall they have proven to be 98% accurate. You almost cannot get high quality real-time reporting anywhere else.

If you check out their latest articles, you will see that the WWIII threat has become more dire every passing day. Virtually all Russian military units are now on high alert.

I hope everybody begins to massively protest this, since all of our lives are literally at stake.

"blues" is admitting to being a gullible, political naif? 10.Apr.2018 19:02

DBG

"I have largely been accepted by these "alt-right" commenters as their token "alt-leftist", which is interesting."

There's nothing "interesting" about it. It's called the red/green/brown phenomena, where someone from the left, usually a self identified "radical" or "anarchist", become so open minded their brain falls out and they start agreeing with fascist sympathizers, or even outright brownshirts that "both sides" are stealing our freedom/liberty or some hogwash.


 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-green-brown_alliance

" Cukierman used the French term "alliance brun-vert-rouge" to describe the antisemitic alignment supposedly shared by "an extreme right nostalgic for racial hierarchies" (symbolized by the color brown), "an extreme left [which is] anti-globalist, anti-capitalist, anti-American [and] anti-Zionist" (red), and followers of José Bové (green)."

 http://progressivearmy.com/2018/03/09/con-red-brown-alliance/
(not wild about this website, but on this subject they're accurate)

"The Paradox

The problem is that the left and the big chunk of people it represents is comprised of many groups of dis- and unorganized minorities that would never team up with the reactionary right.

Why would the oppressed team up with its oppressors?

Here is where a con is necessary to lure the left into an alliance with its mortal enemy, the fascistic right."


This is where anti-semitism, under the cover of anti-Zionism invades traditional left spaces.


It's hard to believe "blues" is not aware of this phenomena or critics given that Portland Indymedia was ground zero for RCA activities in 2009 calling out precisely this kind of activity.


 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2009/06/392268.shtml

As for ZH being "accurate", see: the Broken Clock syndrome. IF they are right about anything, then there's a better source for that thing.

Or continue hanging out with right loons. It's your choice, but remember you made the CHOICE.

'DBG' = Broken Clock. (and Disinformationalist Troll) 30.Apr.2018 17:53

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Yeah the spotlight's on you, 'DBG' :

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/04/435678.shtml#452373