Sunday, June 04, 2017

Madmen in Charge of the Asylum

Is it too late? I woke up speaking in riddles, heart raging against a world shaking, changing ... selling speechless tautology of silence Over 1200 “covfefe” products on Amazon — “Did you mean: “coffee””?

Deep learning to determine when you die...

Terror attack: Londoners in tears as latest fatal attack plays out on busy street

Terrorist aka cowards come and get the real men: "I have nothing but contempt for people who think blowing up children makes them hard. Or that stabbing people in the street is bravery. It really is not," he wrote in The New York Observer.  He said the tweet had attracted three million viewers to his account, yet no one had told him they were prepared to "take on a middle-aged fat guy with a sword".

Despite laws mandating a shelter within a 30-minute walk of every Swiss home, the government won’t tell anyone exactly where their spot is until they need it. Otherwise, people would complain about having to hole up with someone they don’t like.
That is from Malia Wollan at the NYT, the short article is interesting throughout

An undercover FBI agent

Chinese undercover agent Sheri Yan

The meaning of his moment–it was no more than that–was instantly decipherable in any tongue, to any age: even the billions who cannot read and those who have never heard of Mao Zedong could follow what the “tank man” did. A small, unexceptional figure in slacks and white shirt, carrying what looks to be his shopping, posts himself before an approaching tank, with a line of 17 more tanks behind it. The tank swerves right; he, to block it, moves left. The tank swerves left; he moves right. Then this anonymous bystander clambers up onto the vehicle of war and says something to its driver, which comes down to us as: “Why are you here? My city is in chaos because of you.” One lone Everyman standing up to machinery, to force, to all the massed weight of the People’s Republic–the largest nation in the world, comprising more than 1 billion people–while its all powerful leaders remain, as ever, in hiding somewhere within the bowels of the Great Hall of the People.

Australian sovereignty under threat from influence of China's Communist Party

The defence and intelligence community believes that attempts by the Chinese Communist Party to exert its influence in Australia pose a direct threat to our nation's liberties and its sovereignty.

Australia isn't America's deputy sheriff

NORTH Korea and its nuclear weapons program poses a “threat to us all,” and the US says it is a “clear and present danger”.

US missile defense triggers alarm in Russia, China as North Korea issues new warnings

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub

'Make our planet great again': Macron's response to Trump is praised