Saturday, February 6, 2016

Unspun News for the 6th February 2016

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“The Role Played by the Propaganda Steamroller in the Syrian Conflict” … “Propaganda, the war of cowards and sneaks, isn’t as faceless as many assume. Today we will take a look at a face or two, perhaps make someone “famous.”

FELICITY ARBUTHNOT - As Yemen Bleeds, British Profits from Weapons Sales “Bury Human Rights”.

WILLIAM BLUM - with comment on definitions of types of government relevant to societies today, with particular ref to America.  Interesting, informative, and thought-provoking!

“Declassified Memo Proves the Pentagon had ZERO Evidence of WMDs in Iraq”  Go on - TRY to look surprised?  (But don’t ever forget the very strange events at the Bagdad Museum…..)

“You Were Not Allowed to Know That Bankers Can Be Jailed;  Mainstream media’s well-kept secret“  If only we had the guts to follow Iceland’s lead ….

“The IMF Changes its Rules to Isolate China and Russia”  So get out of La-la land - this is NOT going to go away….

“Syria's Enemies Seek Face Saving Escalation Measures”  which will lead to……?

PEPE ESCOBAR - “Picture sleepless nights at ‘Sultan’ Erdogan’s palace in Ankara. Imagine him livid when he learns the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), backed by Russian air power, started a preemptive Battle of Aleppo – through the Bayirbucak region - cutting off Ankara’s top weaponizing corridor and Jihadi highway.”

“The Australian Government Is Monitoring Welfare Recipients' Social Media Accounts“  … and you can bet that’s not all …...

JOHN PILGER - EXCELLENT article re Julian Assange and the latest developments…. As well as historical ones.  This is a serious need-to-read.  “What is certain is that the decent world owes much to Julian Assange. He told us how indecent power behaves in secret, how it lies and manipulates and engages in great acts of violence, sustaining wars that kill and maim and turn millions into the refugees now in the news.”

FINIAN CUNNINGHAM - “And so the wheels of the Geneva talks came off in spectacular fashion, with all parties blaming each other for the breakdown in the so-called Syrian peace process.“ … “Take it as read: it’s over.” 

“About 400 people swamped the entrance of the Department of Immigration in the CBD, demanding that asylum seekers who had been in Australia for medical treatment are not returned to Nauru.”  Extrapolate this …. It could polarise Australia…..  

STEPHEN LENDMAN - “America created global terrorist groups at least since the CIA’s involvement against Soviet Russia in Afghanistan in the 1980s.“

“Why Is My Kindergartner Being Groomed for the Military at School?”  MUST READ - this is really happening, now, today.  It is subtle, insidious, and (frankly) terrifying….


“A new review of four decades of science has come to this conclusion: organic agriculture has a key role to play in feeding the world.”  Gosh, how amazing!!!!!

BOOMs galore in America - “Another Huge, Ground-Shaking Boom in New York — Not Sonic and Not Seismic“  So from whence the boom???

“Torrential rainfalls trigger flooding and landslides in Ecuador“ … “Rainfall daily values were above 100 mm (3.9 inches) during intense weather events”  Could YOUR local area handle that??

“Bolivia – Floods in Cochabamba, Rain Warnings for Central Areas“

SPRUNG!  “300 Scientists Want NOAA To Stop Hiding Its Global Warming Data”

“Aussie CSIRO: Massive cuts to Government Climate Jobs“

“The population of Stone Age Europe underwent a radical transformation toward the end of the last Ice Age, according to a study of ancient DNA.”  Yeah - and history’s been known to repeat itself….

“A teacher’s Facebook post on why she quit the profession has gone viral after she claimed education in Australia was in crisis.”  This lady should be Minister for Education….

“Incredible 5,000-Year-Old Temple Complex In Orkney Could Re-Write History Of Scotland”  … “They had Stone Age technology, but their vision was millennia ahead of their time”  Och, aye!!!!!

“Why a walk in the woods really does help your body and your soul”


“AR2494 is growing rapidly and could soon pose a threat for M-class flares.”  (Would be earth-directed)

“Synchrotron radiation from a galactic core.“  It just seems incredible that the EU observations are still disregarded by the entrenched mainstream blinkered smugness…..

Sounds to me like some common sense comment re the Zika virus …….

“32 Year-old James Hugston was 1 of the 3 lucky winners to hit the billion dollar jackpot. He received an estimated $327 million lump sum.”  He died a couple of weeks later after an OD of Coke and hookers…..  And, presumably, a negative IQ….

“This excellent shipping container home was built for less than $27,000”  Was I starting afresh, this IS the way I’d go ….


“Were an Asiatic to ask me for a definition of Europe, I should be forced to answer him: It is that part of the world which is haunted by the incredible delusion that man was created out of nothing, and that his present birth is his first entrance into life.”

~~ Arthur Schopenhauer, 19th century German philosopher

There is much disinformation and misinformation ‘out there’.  I do not have the time to check the credentials of every writer that I place in Unspun, so please be aware that your discrimination, used in parallel with your open-minded intellect, is your best friend - ALL the time!

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