Russian missiles incoming to Venezuela:
(Infodefensa.com) Caracas – arrived at the port of Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, from Russia, mobile system components long range anti-aircraft missile S-300VM Antey-2500, according to local newspaper Notitarde. In the images that illustrate the note, there are trucks transporting on trailers, launch tubes for missiles 9M82M. The newspaper counted at least twelve tubes and precisely who came on board Socol 6.
. . . we are at war [...]
October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy’s blustery entrance and exit gave the New York Times the opportunity to climb up on its soapbox and celebrate FEMA and large government. It also provided the establishment’s Newspaper of Record the chance to slam Romney for his insincere campaign rhetoric on states’ rights.
“It’s an absurd notion, but it’s fully in line with decades of Republican resistance to federal emergency planning. FEMA, created by President Jimmy Carter, [...]
he Mail on Sunday can today reveal devastating new claims of abuse by British soldiers carried out at a secret network of illegal prisons in the Iraqi desert.
One innocent civilian victim is said to have died after being assaulted aboard an RAF helicopter, while others were hooded, stripped and beaten at a camp set up at a remote phosphate mine deep in the desert.
The whereabouts of a separate group of [...]
WSJ: NPD Says Retail Videogame Sales Fell 25% In March
SAN FRANCISCO (Dow Jones)–U.S. retail sales of new videogame titles,
hardware and accessories fell 25% in February from a year earlier,
continuing the downward sales trend that has persisted since the holiday
Videogame-industry sales at U.S. brick-and-mortar retail shops fell to
$1.1 billion in March from nearly $1.5 billion, according to the latest
tallies from NPD Group, a market research firm. The top-selling game
for the [...]
Requiem for the Dream, End of the Grand Narrative
by Scott Preston
I was alerted this morning to an interesting piece by the Toronto Star’s Craig Silverman.“The Truth about Public Untruths” appears in The Columbia Journalism Review and attempts to articulate a strategy of “fact checking” to counter the epidemic of untruthfulness at our “end of history”, as it were.
But to my mind, the most pertinent part of the piece was the first comment by a poster named “Thimbles” [...]
A number of Norway stores have pulled violent video games from sale – including Call of Duty games and World of Warcraft – in the wake of the massacre carried out by Anders Behring Breivik.
According to Danish gaming website Gamer’s Globe, a spokesperson for Coop Norway said: ‘In light of Friday’s horrific events, and out of respect for those affected, we have chosen to remove [...]
Dan Cooper worked for Fox News for 12 years and helped Fox create what they called their “Brain Room,” which was a super-secret, super-secure intelligence and sabotage center. This is what he said about the Brain Room, a few year ago:
“Most people thought it was simply the research department of Fox News. But unlike virtually everybody else, because I had to design and build the Brain Room, I knew it also [...]
Fresh off the data breach that slammed Sony’s PlayStation Network, rival Microsoft has issued a security warning tied to Xbox Live and the Activision shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
At the support website for Xbox Live, Microsoft has posted a service alert stating that “users may receive potential phishing attempts via title specific messaging while playing Modern Warfare 2.”
Microsoft says they are working to resolve the [...]