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North Korea Just Revealed Where They Want to Strike US

BREAKING North Korea Just Revealed Where They Want to Strike US

  • Source: CNBC
  • by: Reuters
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BREAKING North Korea Just Revealed Where They Want to Strike US

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North Korea is considering a plan to fire missiles at Guam, state media said.

A spokesman for North Korea’s military told KCNA that it would carry out a pre-emptive operation if there were signs of U.S. provocation.

On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea it would be met with “fire and fury” if it threatens the United States, ratcheting up the rhetoric with the nuclear-armed nation.

Earlier Pyongyang said it was ready to give Washington a “severe lesson” with its strategic nuclear force in response to any U.S. military action.

 

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Collapsing America

Collapsing America

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Throughout the history of civilization, empires rise and then fall.

Although the final stages of collapse can be rapid and violent, the actual collapse is gradual and occurs over years and decades. Because of gradualism, the collapse is usually imperceptible to the people. Only a handful observe the increasing oppression of the people and recognize it for what it is. And no one, it seems, learns from history.

There are several schools of thought as to what precipitates the end of empires. Two years ago Stratfor, the globalist think tank for multinational corporations, posited two of them. Citing the 1987 The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, it pointed out that western powers since 1500 AD all fell after they were drawn into foreign entanglements that forced them to spend more of their wealth for wars. This created underinvestment in domestic needs, sending the country into an economic and social decline that emboldened more enemies. This created a cycle of more war and oppression.

In The Collapse of Complex Societies, author Joseph Tainter suggested that empires collapse following a loss of confidence in the ruling elite and traditional institutions. This idea was echoed in the book, Empire and Civilization by Niall Ferguson.

Do you see this in America today?

I believe both of these are true and would add another. There is a direct connection between debauching of the currency and the moral and social breakdown of society. America is experiencing all three simultaneously: engagement in multiple foreign entanglements (wars), loss of confidence in the ruling elite and traditional institutions and debasement of the currency through money printing.

The first is only made possible by money creation. Wars and foreign entanglements are always funded by fiat currency. The second is the result of the first. So the three causes go hand-in-hand.

Source: Will County News

Trump Warns North Korea That ‘They Will Be Met With Fire And Fury’

BREAKING Trump Warns North Korea That ‘They Will Be Met With Fire And Fury’

  • 08/08/2017
  • Source: USA Today
  • by: John Bacon
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BREAKING Trump Warns North Korea That 'They Will Be Met With Fire And Fury'

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President Trump lashed out at North Korea on Tuesday in response to a report of a new milestone in its nuclear quest, vowing the rogue regime risks “fire and fury like the world has never seen.”

His harsh comments to reporters came hours after The Washington Post, citing a confidential Defense Intelligence Agency report, said North Korea has produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles.

The DIA completed the analysis in July, shortly after another intelligence assessment that sharply raises the official estimate for the total number of bombs in the communist country’s atomic arsenal, the Post said.

The technological breakthrough is considered a crucial advancement on the path to producing a nuclear weapon capable of striking the U.S. mainland, experts said.

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West Wing Reads August 8, 2017

“Donald Trump and Nikki Haley chalk up a victory on North Korea and China”

– Editorial Board, Washington Examiner
The Washington Examiner’s editorial board writes that the United Nations imposing new sanctions on North Korea in response to Kim Jong Un’s repeated testing of ballistic missiles “is a big win for President Trump.” The editorial board pens: “Deploying diplomacy backed by the credible use of force, he and his UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, were able to rally the entire 15-member UN Security Council into concerted action. While these sanctions won’t alone bring Kim Jong Un to serious negotiations, they will cause him real pain.”
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The Los Angeles Times reports President Trump will get briefed on the opioid epidemic on Tuesday. A commission the President appointed to study the epidemic, headed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, “recommended last week that Trump declare a national emergency,” the paper wrote.

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In The Hill, Americans for Tax Reform’s Grover Norquist highlights six reasons to be optimistic on tax reform, including the fact that “the Trump/GOP tax proposal is very pro-family and helpful to middle class voters.” And in The Washington Times, the Heritage Foundation’s Ed Feulner writes that tax cuts and tax reform are a needed step to “unleash economic growth and prosperity.”

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On the issue of sanctuary cities, Steve Cortes in Fox News argues Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel “would rather posture for liberal elites than enforce the law – or fix his city.” Meanwhile, the Miami Herald reports that Miami-Dade has complied with the Trump administration to change its ‘sanctuary’ status, and as a result, will be “shielded from any loss of federal funds the Trump administration engineered as part of a broader effort to punish communities not cooperating on immigration detentions.”

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In positive economic news, Breitbart reports that 1.1 million Americans have left the food stamp rolls since President Trump took office according to the latest USDA statistics.

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Trump News august 8, 2017

Welcome to 1600 Daily’s Meet the Cabinet series, where we will feature content from Secretaries and their departments.

MEET SECRETARY TOM PRICE

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The Herald-Whig: HHS Secretary Meets with Local Officials on Opioid Epidemic 
Secretary Price and the Trump Administration understand that it is state and local policymakers, advocates, first responders, treatment centers, faith-based organizations, good neighbors, and many more who have responded to help their communities in this time of great need. With this in mind, Secretary Price participated in a listening session with representatives from these groups to learn about how the federal government can best support local initiatives and heard what is working and what is not.
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The FDA’s Bold New Initiative
The Washington Post editorial board writes that the FDA’s new public health initiative “may be one of the most important public-health initiatives of this century.” The initiative is a long-term strategy to combat the deathly cycle of tobacco addiction.
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Colorado Gazette: HHS Secretary Touts Program During Colorado Springs Visit 
On the heels of the announcement that Los Angeles, California reached a deal to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., visited the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Secretary Price toured the facility and met with leadership and athletes.
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PHOTO OF THE DAY

Secretary Price posing with members of Phoenix Multisport Gym in Colorado Springs, which provides free workouts to people in recovery from substance abuse.

COMING UP THIS WEEK

Today, Secretary Price will join President Trump in Bedminster, New Jersey, for a briefing on the opioid crisis. Tomorrow, the Secretary will attend HHS Night at the Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
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Source: Will County News