The Soviets are coming! Hammer & Sickle strike again, courtesy of Clinton camp

The USSR ended twenty-five years ago, and the hammer and sickle flag was pulled down all over Russia. You can only see it now at World War II memorials, tourist attractions, and bizarrely websites set up by Hillary Clinton supporters, attempting to discredit opponent Donald Trump.
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It looks like the Clinton team has long ago decided they needed a bogeyman for the 2016 election. With their previous bêtes noire like Saddam, Gaddafi and Bin Laden all dead, they reached for the Russian comfort blanket, which sustained many an American “project fear” back in “the good old days.” Thus, in four years, we have gone from Barack Obama mocking Mitt Romney for trying to invoke a Russian threat to his successor as the Democratic Party nominee milking it until the cows come home.

Sometimes it is downright stunning to witness American election campaigners creating, and promoting, websites likePutinTrump.org.” Paid for by the pro-Clinton “Progress for USA Political Action Committee” it collates media stories which connect the Republican candidate and the Russian president. That could be dismissed as merely slightly odd behavior, until you see the logo, which is … drumroll…a hammer and sickle!

Yes, that eternally recognizable communist symbol.

Reds in the Bed

In case Team Clinton is reading this: it looks like it might be time for a bit of a world history refresher. Any person even moderately informed about Russian affairs can tell you that Putin’s government is far from communist. Hell, most decently educated school children can tell you the same. The Russian government has promoted a pro-business agenda for well over a decade and has long maintained a flat income tax rate of 13 percent.

Indeed, only this year, the Russian president has denouncedsocialist hero Vladimir Lenin and his Bolshevik government for their brutal repression and accused him of having placed a “time bomb” under the state. He also admonished the Bolsheviks for making Russia suffer defeat at the hands of Germany in the First World War. “We lost to the losing party, a unique case in history,” the President said. Furthermore, Putin is no big fan of Stalin either. While recognizing his contribution to defeating the Nazis, he also described him as a “tyrant.”

It’s just as doubtful that Trump – a man who just boasted about not paying any federal taxes! – is a fan of Karl Marx’s theories. The idea of distributing wealth to labor, from financiers, is surely alien to a man who has essentially admitted to not paying people he has hired because he wasn’t happy with their work.

Put plainly, these commie associations are absurd. But of course, Team Clinton knows this. That’s the big reveal. The idea is to conflate the fading memory of the ‘Red Menace’ of Soviet communism with modern Russia. The purpose of this is pretty obvious too: to instill fear of the ‘Big Bad’ Putin in vulnerable American hearts and minds.

The Green Logo Menace

You need to go no further for proof than Clinton campaign’s official messaging. Take a look at this video, where Hillary’s team flings Russia slanders like they going out of fashion.

Cue the foreboding music – you could ask why they didn’t just license the tunes from ‘Jaws’ and have done with it – multiple RT logos and, no joke, Russian mafia references. You know the clichés that Bond films have dropped for being too crude.

The arguments presented are as light-weight as the production is heavy-handed. The Clinton side claims that Trump made millions selling Russian rights for Miss Universe. That may be true, but Trump owned the organization for 19 years and sold entitlements in dozens of other countries, holding the actual event in Russia only once during that time.

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The video also implies that Trump is bad because he produced a“Russian language promotional video (which) attracted people to buy Condos in Florida.” Hold on here, what is so unusual about that? During the oil boom of the mid-to late 00’s, Russians were well known for buying property all over the world. Indeed, if you walk around hot spots like London, Nice or Dubai, you will still see Russian language signs outside many high-end estate offices. Probably all homes for the sleeper agents, huh.

Then Mike Morrell appears and declares that someone who doesn’t want to pursue an aggressive military policy toward Russia is an “unwitting agent of the Russian Federation.” And at this point, we probably reach peak preposterous. Essentially the message is that if you don’t want to saber rattle with Moscow, you are working for it.

Did Joseph McCarthy even go this far?

OPEC reaches deal to cut oil output first time in 8 years

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has reached a deal to limit oil production. Production is to be reduced to a range of 32.5-33.0 mn barrels per day, and the deal is expected to come into force in November.
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OPEC made an exceptional decision today. After two and a half years, OPEC reached consensus to manage the market, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has said on Wednesday, as cited by Reuters news agency.

“We have decided to decrease the production around 700,000 barrels per day,” Zanganeh added.

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The cartel estimates its current output at 33.24 million barrels per day.

Reuters reports that OPEC will settle production levels for each member country at the next formal meeting, set to be held in Vienna on November 30. It will be the first reduction in eight years.

One of the sources also told Reuters that after reaching the target production rate, OPEC will turn to non-OPEC producers for output support.

Representatives of the OPEC countries are currently in Algeria attending the International Energy Forum.

The agreement to cut production among the world’s largest oil producers could lead to oil supply coming more in line with the demand for the energy source.

Following the reports of OPEC’s decision, the price for futures for Brent crude oil has gone up by nearly 6 percent, to $48.72 per barrel on the ICE stock exchange in London by 6:28 pm GMT.

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil also rose by 5.4 percent, to $47.02.

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US energy stocks have also , with the energy sector gaining 3.9 percent, the most among the S&P 500 11 sectors. The benchmark index is up eight points (0.39 percent), the Dow is up 89 points (0.48 percent), and the Nasdaq is up six points (0.13 percent) as of 6:28pm GMT.

Spot gold prices fell 0.4 percent, to $1,322.35 an ounce.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.61 percent and the Nasdaq Composite added or 0.24 percent.

Meanwhile the euro exchange rate against the Russian ruble on the Moscow stock exchange fell by 89 cents compared with the level it had at the closing of the previous trading session and reached 70.74 rubles per one euro.

The Russian ruble also rose in price against the US dollar by 1 percent, or 79 cents.

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Last week Iran, OPEC’s third-largest producer with a daily output of 3.6 million barrels in August, declined a suggestion from Saudi Arabia that it freezes production at January levels if Tehran agrees to do the same. Tehran said it will continue increasing oil output until it produces four million barrels a day.

On Tuesday, however, Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih signaled that it may accept the idea that Iran maintains its output at maximum levels but said it doesn’t expect an agreement to be reached this week, stating that a deal in November is possible.

Meanwhile, negotiations between OPEC representatives that lasted some four hours have ended. The results are expected to be revealed at the upcoming press-conference.

DRAMA: Germany ‘not preparing rescue plans’ for DEUTSCHE BANK…

We got the internal Deutsche Bank memo on its bombed-out share price which says it doesn’t need to raise money

BY LIANNA BRINDED

Deutsche Bank sent a memo, seen by Business Insider, to staff reassuring them of the bank’s financial position and coaching them on what to tell clients who ask about the company’s bombed-out share price.

Deutsche Bank shares crashed to a 33-year low this week, amid concerns about big fines in the US and the bank’s general financial health.deutsche Investing.com

Shares began crashing after the Wall Street Journal reported that the US Department of Justice is seeking a $14 billion (£10.7 billion, €12.4 billion) settlement with the bank over misselling mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. This led to fears that the bank would have to raise additional capital, as the floated figure is well above Deutsche Bank’s settlement reserves.

In an internal memo to staff, seen by Business Insider, the bank repeats its line that it has “no intention to settle these potential civil claims anywhere near the opening position of $14 billion.” It adds: “Regarding litigation, we are confident we can put some important cases behind us in the near future.”

Deutsche Bank also reassures employees about its financial position in the memo, sent to staff on Tuesday. The bank says it has “no current plans to raise capital” and emphasises that it has ample reserves to cover debt payments.

The memo reads:

“CDS spreads which reflect risk of our senior unsecured debt are no longer an especially reliable proxy for probability of default. Thin volumes amplify price movements. Year-to-date, Deutsche Bank’s funding costs have been substantially lower than CDS spreads indicate.”

CDS stands for “credit default swap” and is basically a form of insurance against Deutsche Bank defaulting on its debt. The price of this insurance has been going up, signalling that the market thinks a default is more likely. But the bank argued in the note that the price does not reflect its underlying business and is more down to a few people making bullish bets than reality.

The bank told staff that the share price “reflects a number of uncertainties regarding the macroeconomic environment, interest rates and the consequences of the Brexit vote, but also regarding DB-specific factors like litigation.”

Deutsche Bank is a “much safer and stronger bank than it was before the financial crisis,” the memo says, adding that “depositors enjoy very significant protection.”

Deutsche Bank declined to comment on the memo when contacted by Business Insider.

As well as reassuring staff privately, Deutsche Bank management have begun a public defence of the share price. An interview with CEO John Cryan was published in Bild, Germany’s best-selling daily, on Wednesday morning carrying the headline: “State aid is not an issue.”

The action appears to be working. Deutsche Bank shares opened over 3% higher on Wednesday, suggesting a possible end to 4 days of steep falls.db popInvesting.com

5,000 THIRD WORLD MOOCHERS WAITING AT OUR BORDER RIGHT NOW…This Is The Obama/Clinton Plan

The third world moochers are coming as fast as they can before the gates close…or the wall is built. America has become a global magnet for moochers who want to come for the freebies they are given the moment they arrive. 

Mexican immigration authorities said Saturday they have been hit by a surge of almost 5,000 Haitian, African and Asian migrants entering by the southern border in just a few days.

Recent experience suggests the 4,749 migrants entering through Mexico’s Tapachula immigration center on the Guatemalan border will soon try to reach the California border, with many expected to apply for asylum.

Mexico’s National Immigration Institute said the migrants entered the country between Sept. 21 and 23. It did not break them down according to country of origin, but recent trends suggest the majority are likely from Haiti.

That would mark a huge increase over the number seen so far this year. The institute said a total of 7,800 Haitian migrants entered Mexico through Guatemala between Jan. 1 and Sept. 21, as well as 1,701 migrants from Africa and 3,753 from various Asian.

The institute said that none of these Haitian, African or Asian migrants have requested permission to stay in Mexico. “Up to this moment, the institute has not received any requests from these foreigners for refuge, asylum or regularization, because they have expressed that their desire is to reach the United States.”

The migrants cannot be sent back to their home countries, so Mexico gives them 20-day temporary visas so they can cross the country and get to the U.S. It said the Africans came mainly from the Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan and Nigeria.

Read more: FOX Latino

 

Al-Nusra commander says US supports jihadists indirectly, provides tanks & artillery via allies

Published on Sep 27, 2016

Al-Nusra Front is a terrorist group and the US will never provide it with any aid, said the State Department, reacting to revelations in a German newspaper – while admitting that unnamed US allies might be backing the jihadist militants in Syria.

Nikakis Kainourgios

Obama is Al Baghdadi, cut his head NOW! But first you should put the Nobel Peace Prize in his ass.
Novo Vires

I suspect every US citizen to be spy and terrorist.C’mon, they created ISIS Etc…To sum up, every terrorist attacks of European countries are coming from US because the CIA / US built the war of terrorism (proxies wars ) to achieve imperialism…. Shame on US….
Robert Martin

Russia fights Al-Nusra, USA supports Al-Nusra = Russia fights USA, also USA fights Russia. Course We all knew that. But now it’s out in the open… so what now ?
Xtremedia01

What a SLAP in the face of the American people… sad thing is… a lot of them are too drunk on Hollywood and show business to know what hit them…. It’s frightening.
sarah ahmad

yeahh busted murica
Pac Oo

Too bad most Americans are too stupid to think for themselves and seek information outside the mainstream media. This info will never be reported within America.
veronica foster

Indirectly, my ass. It’s purposeful. I say we round up all the leaders, drop them off in Syria and let them duke it out amongst themselves. It’s just a depopulation war, anyway.
silversobe

The business and industry of war will seek to maintain conflict indefinitely. Even if that means creating the enemy you will later destroy. A terrible loop of artificial conflict, death, and profit.

HUGE AUDIENCE LISTENS To Muslim Imam Preach That “Westerners Are Like Pigs”

Zakir Naik expounding his usual subliminal hate speech against the west on “peace tv”, westerners behave like pigs because scientifically it is said that if you eat a pig then you will behave like one, over 50% of Americans are fat and suffer stress because they eat pork and filthy animal pigs like to share their wife with their pig mates and best chums according to the medical doctor, audience then claps and cheers.
Japan is the worlds healthiest country and Pork is by far their favorite meat dish…
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2011…

newmanhyde

chinese eat pork and yet they are slimmer than some of the muslims in the crowd
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Stevanus G.

+IRISHINFIDEL the muslems couldn’t invade china and japan because these countries possess the deadly weapon of mass-lems destruction…pigs blood. Put it in a water balloon and pop at them, or simply water gun and spray…they will burn straight to hell and being denied 72 virgins. Too risky.
nice Amigo

The billy goat of Islamic pig shit talks rubbish again.
Whalyanoec Miosroliecya

Zakir Naik is a shining example of why inbreeding is taboo in civilised societies.
Jose Luis F

He looks to me half man-half goat
It's Zero Hour

Its insane the rationing of Muslims, just take a quick look at their scriptures in their book: Qur’an 20:53The earth is formed like a carpet Qur’an 27:61 – Earth DOES NOT move. Qur’an 18:86 – The SUN goes down into a muddy spring. Qur’an 23:14 – Bones are formed before flesh – (Its the opposite in reality…..) Qur’an 18:90 – A guy here finds the ”raising” place OF the sun. Qur’an 86:6-7- The sperm comes from the backbone and ribs.. Qur’an 67:5 – The stars are missiles to fight the devils. Qur’an 9 – Kill and ambush them where you find them The biggest difference is, God of the Bible said how things were that even scientists can not disprove. Allah says sacrifice your son to me, and God said I sacrifice my Son for you. God teaches love, patience, and faith.
Voice Of Reason

This is beyond pathetic. A disease unleashed on Europe and soon all the world. Stop it now or be destroyed!

PARENTING MAGAZINE WARNS ‘BLOND, CHEERFUL’ FAMILIES DANGEROUS, LIKELY RIGHT WING

The report says ordinary parents must take action against right-wing families and make clear that their ideology has no place in the world

by VIRGINIA HALE

Parenting magazine Baby & Family has told readers to beware of families who are “inconspicuous” and “cheerful”, as these warning signs indicate they are right wing and thus “dangerous”.

Depicted with illustrations featuring solely blonde women and children, the report says ordinary parents must take action against right-wing families and make clear that their ideology has no place in the world.

Asserting that the term “right wing” “stirs up anxiety” and brings to mind “burning refugee homes”, skinheads, and the National Socialist Underground (NSU) group who carried out a string of violent attacks on foreign people, Baby & Family notes that people “rarely connect it with women, family and children”.

This, the high-circulation German magazine declares, “is precisely the great risk” as such people are just as dangerous if not more so as gangs of Nazi skinheads. The identifying features of right-wing families, it contends, are that they are “inconspicuous, blond, cute and engaged”.

“First of all, [right-wing families] are nice and dedicated” Michaela Köttig, sociologist and researcher of right-wing extremism at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, alleges.

Researcher of right-wing politics, Eva Prausner, says a huge danger of right-wing families is that they seem normal.

Because of this, she says many parents will already have established good relations with them to the point that they “are no longer marginalised and at worst, get support”.

While there are different types of right-wing families, Baby & Family asserts that daycare centres should always seek help when dealing with them.

“The right has many forms. The definition of what is extreme and what is not is difficult”, it says, but asserts that all manifestations must be dealt with because right wingers could spread their views when meeting with other parents in the playground.

Heike Radvan of the controversial Amadeu Antonio Foundation warns that “children of right-wing parents are not necessarily different from other children”, but says they are often “very obedient” and might not talk much.

Despite asserting that such children are not outspoken, the “experts” wheeled out by the magazine warn that a sinister aspect of right-wing parenting is that they instil self-confidence in their progeny.

They do this, Prausner posits, in hope that “their offspring will later confidently carry their ideology into the world”.

Köttig explains that right-wing families are not unlike ordinary families in that they teach their own values. The important difference with extreme right-wing groups, however, is that these values are “strongly geared at Germanic customs and traditions”.

Prausner says “right-wing kids” are aware that they should keep their family lives private, but she adds that a telltale sign of right-wing extremism is that there are usually no American logos on their parents’ clothing.

This is not to say there aren’t visual signs which can indicate a child is from a right-wing family, however, the researcher points out. Prausner warns that, while most people wouldn’t recognise them as such, “accurate braids and long skirts” serve as a warning sign that a child has right-wing parents.

The report advises some ways in which daycare centres can prepare for the event that right-wing parents register their children with them. It advises introducing a policy and mission statement to set out values for which the nursery stands.

Mothers and fathers should get involved in the parents’ council to take action against right-wing parents, Baby & Family notes. They should “not be afraid to confront [right-wing parents] directly”, it states.

“Even if it is difficult, you should immediately set limits and say that you do not want to hear this,” Köttig says. Radvan, meanwhile, declares: “Understanding has no place in such situations.”

Thomas Feist, MP for the ruling Christian Democratic Union party (CDU), has requestedthat the government stop funding the Antonio Amadeus Foundation, pointing out that the supposed “charity” hosts and rewards threats of violence, and denunciations of people on its website.

The body was founded, and is run by, ex-Stasi agent Anetta Kahane who has declared it vital for the European Union to change its immigration policy in order to turn the continent non-white.

She said: “This is very important; you have to change the educational system and the self-understanding of the states. They are not only white anymore or only Swedish or only Portuguese or only German. They are multicultural places in the world.”

Despite how, as Feist points out, the far-left organisation’s website is now singling out the CDU and some of its politicians as dangerous and right wing, the foundation runs the government’s crackdown on people who criticise open door mass migration and the violent behaviour of migrants towards the German people.