2020-01-12: Social Media Postees

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War with Iran Is at Stake — and Democrats' High Jumps Over Low Standards Aren't Helping
Norman Solomon | indybay.org | 2020-01-12
Bowing down to the military-industrial complex…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/01/09/18829589.php

Netanyahu Accuses Iran of Deliberately Lying About Downed Ukrainian Plane
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-12
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday accused Iran of deliberately misleading the world about true causes of Ukraine's Boeing 737 fatal crash as it knew but failed to say right away that the jetliner was shot down by the Iranian military by mistake.
sputniknews.com/middleeast/202001121078015070-netanyahu-accuses-iran-of-deliberately-lying-about-downed-ukrainian-plane/

Iran's Foreign Ministry to provide consular assistance to relatives of Ukrainian jet downing victims
rt.com | 2020-01-12
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has created a special taskforce that will provide consular support to the relatives of those who perished in the Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 downing, spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Sunday. | The jet, which primarily carried Iranian and Canadian nationals, went down outside Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 on board. Tehran acknowledged that it was shot down by the county's armed forces, which erroneously identified the passenger plane as an incoming cruise missile.
rt.com/newsline/478054-iran-ukrainian-boeing-support/

Iran's Foreign Ministry to provide consular assistance to relatives of Ukrainian jet downing victims
rt.com | 2020-01-12
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has created a special taskforce that will provide consular support to the relatives of those who perished in the Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 downing, spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Sunday. | The jet, which primarily carried Iranian and Canadian nationals, went down outside Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 on board. Tehran acknowledged that it was shot down by the county's armed forces, which erroneously identified the passenger plane as an incoming cruise missile.
rt.com/newsline/478054-iran-ukrainian-boeing-support/

Selected Articles: Iran Admits Accidentally Shooting Down Ukrainian Passenger Jet
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-12
A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | . | . | | | If, like us, this is …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-iran-admits-accidentally-shooting-down-ukrainian-passenger-jet/5700338

What's Behind Boeing Crash in Iran?
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-11
UPDATE (January 11): On January 11, the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces issued a statement saying that the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 (Flight PS752) had been shot down as a result of the human error "at a | …
globalresearch.ca/whats-behind-boeing-crash-in-iran/5700249

Pompeo Admits No "Imminent Threat," Boeing Emails Reveal 737 Issues & 60 Afghans Killed By US Drone
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-01-11
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (1/10/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
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Assassination, Lies and the Trump Difference
Paul Street | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-10
United States presidents have long lied about the pretexts for, and the nature of, their murderous and criminal foreign policy actions. Remember George W. Bush and Dick Cheney's fraudulent claims that Saddam Hussein's Iraq government possessed vast stocks of "weapons of mass destruction" that threatened the world and that Iraq had participated in the September 11, 2001 jetliner attacks?
counterpunch.org/2020/01/10/assassination-lies-and-the-trump-difference/

The Current U.S. Approach to Nuclear Weapons Can Only Lead to Armageddon
Prabir Purkayastha | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-10
The decade ends with two major threats to humanity: global warming leading to a climate catastrophe and the threat of a nuclear war extinguishing our civilization. The U.S. has pulled out of the Paris Agreement and is wrecker-in-chief of the weak climate change agreement that all the countries had signed to limit the emission of…
counterpunch.org/2020/01/10/the-current-u-s-approach-to-nuclear-weapons-can-only-lead-to-armageddon/

US Announces New Sanctions on Iran, Refuses to Pull Out Troops
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-10
The United States government Friday announced new economic sanctions against Iran's officials and companies in response to the attack with ballistic missiles at two bases with U.S. troops. | RELATED: | Iran Denies 'Illogical Rumors' About Ukrainian Plane Crash | "These sanctions will continue until the regime stops the financing of global terrorism and commits to never having nuclear weapons," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. | The new punishments will affect eight senior Per…
telesurenglish.net/news/US-Announces-New-Sanctions-on-Iran-Refuses-to-Pull-Out-Troops-20200110-0003.html

Profits before people: Boeing papers show employees hid 737 Max problems
David Koenig | peoplesworld.org | 2020-01-10
Boeing employees knew about problems with flight simulators for the now-grounded 737 Max and apparently tried to hide them from federal regulators, according to documents released Thursday. In internal messages, Boeing employees talked about misleading regulators about problems with the simulators. In one exchange, an employee told a colleague they wouldn't let their family ride …
peoplesworld.org/article/profits-before-people-boeing-papers-show-employees-hid-737-max-problems/

'Designed by clowns & supervised by monkeys': Boeing employee shreds 737 MAX in internal messages
rt.com | 2020-01-10
Boeing has released another trove of internal company messages suggesting it lied to regulators, and showing fierce criticism from an unnamed employee who said the crash-prone 737 MAX aircraft was "designed by clowns." | In its release of the redacted communications on Thursday following an internal probe, Boeing acknowledged some of the messages were "completely unacceptable" and contained "provocative language." In one missive sent in 2017, an employee castigated the 737 MAX — which was grounded glo…
rt.com/usa/477879-boeing-clowns-monkeys-737-max/

Profits before people: Boeing papers show employees hid 737 Max problems
David Koenig | peoplesworld.org | 2020-01-10
Boeing employees knew about problems with flight simulators for the now-grounded 737 Max and apparently tried to hide them from federal regulators, according to documents released Thursday. In internal messages, Boeing employees talked about misleading regulators about problems with the simulators. In one exchange, an employee told a colleague they wouldn't let their family ride …
peoplesworld.org/article/profits-before-people-boeing-papers-show-employees-hid-737-max-problems/

Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Issues Call to Catholics: Let Us End Our Complicity in War
Bishop Thomas Gumbleton | commondreams.org | 2020-01-10
The U.S. has killed untold numbers of civilians by unmanned aerial drones, bombing raids, cruise missile attacks, and special operations missions in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia—also in Syria and Yemen. (Photo: via EuroYankee) | …
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High-Tech Police Weapons Do More Harm than Good
John Raphling | thenation.com | 2020-01-09
High-Tech Police Weapons Do More Harm than Good…
thenation.com/article/police-weapons-mental-health/

Trump Announces Additional 'Punishing' Sanctions on Iran
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-08
Updated 1: 15 PM ET | U.S. President Donald Trump made a statement Wednesday morning at 11: 30 AM EST and announced that Iran "appears to be standing down" following strikes on U.S. air bases in Iraq. He said there were no American or Iraqi casualties resulting from the attacks. | Trump said that while the U.S. was evaluating its options, it would "immediately impose additional punishing sanctions" against Iran until it "changes its behavior." He called Iran the "leading sponsor of terrorism" and repeatedly said that he would not allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons. Since 2017, the Trump administration has impose…
therealnews.com/columns/iran-attacks-us-bases-in-iraq-in-retaliation-for-soleimani-assassination

Military Contractors Raytheon, Lockheed Martin See Stock Prices Soar Amid Iran Crisis
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-06
Lockheed Martin, famous for its fighter planes, helicopters and missiles, saw its stock price spike to over $416, a jump of seven percent almost overnight. Raytheon and General Dynamics saw similar increases.
mintpressnews.com/military-contractors-stock-prices-soar-amid-iran-crisis/263958/

Military Contractors Raytheon, Lockheed Martin See Stock Prices Soar Amid Iran Crisis
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-06
Lockheed Martin, famous for its fighter planes, helicopters and missiles, saw its stock price spike to over $416, a jump of seven percent almost overnight. Raytheon and General Dynamics saw similar increases.
mintpressnews.com/military-contractors-stock-prices-soar-amid-iran-crisis/263958/

Sat. Jan. 4 National Day of Action U.S. Troops Out of Iraq!
ANSWER | liberationnews.org | 2020-01-01
Initiators for this call include the ANSWER Coalition, CODEPINK, Popular Resistance, World Beyond War and many other anti-war and peace organizations.
liberationnews.org/sat-jan-4-national-day-of-action-u-s-troops-out-of-iraq/

Israel Bombs Gaza For Xmas, Israel Threatens To Attack All Helping Iran & Saudis Bomb Yemen Market
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-27
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/26/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/israel-bombs-gaza-for-xmas-israel-threatens-attack-all-helping-iran-saudis-bomb-yemen-market/

Americans Are Ready for a Different Approach to Nuclear Weapons
Lawrence Wittner | zcomm.org | 2019-12-22
Although today's public protests against nuclear weapons can't compare to the major antinuclear upheavals of past decades, there are clear indications that most Americans reject the Trump administration's nuclear weapons policies. Since entering office in 2017, the Trump administration has withdrawn the United States from the nuclear agreement with Iran, scrapped the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Read…
zcomm.org/zblogs/americans-are-ready-for-a-different-approach-to-nuclear-weapons/

US Regime Change In Mexico, US Bombs Afghan Hospital, Saudis Get Involved In Syria & More OPCW Leaks
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-12-17
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/16/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/us-regime-change-in-mexico-us-bombs-afghan-hospital-saudis-get-involved-in-syria-more-opcw-leaks/

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