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DOJ Atty reveals 300 domestic terrorists investigations have been opened since May 28th
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Good morning
Michelle Obama: Former US first
lady says she has 'low-grade depression'
Thursday August 6th, 2020

BroadwayRhythm1944
Libyan desert will swallow Egyptian soldiers, official warns
Bomb attack wounds 4 Iranian officers in Sistan-Baluchistan
Day 3: Lebanon in ‘state of emergency’ as Beirut blast death toll climbs to 135
City hall in TelAviv Israel lit up in the colors of Lebanon's flag in solidarity, day after devastating BeirutBlasts
Iraqi forces arrest 9 Daesh militants in Baghdad, and Kirkuk
Russia sends 5 planes with humanitarian aid to Lebanon, UK, America, others promise aid
FBI Escalates Investigation Into
Ukrainian Oligarch Tied to Florida Democrat

Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 11:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [212 views] Top|| File under:

#1  To honor those we lost, live and live well
Extortion17
Posted by: Jan || 08/06/2020 11:29 Comments || Top||

#2  National guard pilots flying tier 1 units should never happen.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 08/06/2020 12:18 Comments || Top||

#3  I favor the one with the Sideshow Bob hairdo.
Posted by: jpal || 08/06/2020 15:33 Comments || Top||

#4  All of them except the one in the middle.
Posted by: Thaith Elmeresing6163 || 08/06/2020 16:58 Comments || Top||

#5  The little old lady of Reading
Had found it all veddy upsetting
(Those women, uncovered!")
Until she discovered
'Twas just a Mohammedan wedding.
Posted by: Grusomble Grimp6835 || 08/06/2020 17:17 Comments || Top||


-Lurid Crime Tales-
Meth lab found at San Francisco hotel room used as city COVID-19 shelter
[KTVU] Police arrested two adults accused of operating a low level meth lab at a the Socialist paradise of San Francisco
...where God struck dead Anton LaVey, home of the Sydney Ducks, ruled by Vigilance Committee from 1859 through 1867, reliably and volubly Democrat since 1964...
hotel designated as a safe shelter for people on quarantine, at risk for COVID-19, or without housing.

The call came in about a strong chemical odor coming from a hotel room and officers responded to the Civic Center Motor Inn about 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Police and residents had to wait for a hazmat team to determine the safety of the site.

"I was just like shocked," said one hotel guest named Samantha who says a police officer knocked on her hotel door. "He's like, there's a meth lab right above your room so we need you to evacuate cause it could explode at any time."

Police say there was evidence of a meth lab in an upper floor room.

"Officers conducted an investigation and discovered chemicals in the room known to make narcotics," said Officer Robert Rueca, a San Francisco Police Department front man, "We believe this was isolated only to one guest room and two adults were taken into custody."

Both adults were registered guests of the hotel.

The hotel is one of the many businesses that are contracting with San Francisco's Shelter in Place program, which pays to provide rooms and meals for people who need to be quarantined, are at risk for COVID-19, or have no home.

The meth lab arrests raise questions about who qualifies for rooms, as many people remain out on the streets or on waiting lists for shelter.

"I would like for the government to have a bit more of monitoring of the space," said a man who wanted to be identified only as Sami and works at a nearby business.

"I do see that a place like this can be abused to be used for those kind of activities," said Sami, "If you are housing people that are not there with a security deposit or anything that makes them liable, liability is key."
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Story rings false. "Homeless" people making drugs? That's not a crime in the Brave New World.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/06/2020 6:49 Comments || Top||

#2  Not shocked but just like shocked. Shocked, I tell you. Where's the surprise meter?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 08/06/2020 12:04 Comments || Top||

#3  ask and ye shall receive
Posted by: Frank G || 08/06/2020 12:05 Comments || Top||

#4  This is what happens when Democrats have power...

Posted by: Abu Uluque || 08/06/2020 12:07 Comments || Top||

#5  Livin' it up in the Hotel California.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 08/06/2020 15:22 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
2 More Kidnapped Indian Engineers Freed in Afghanistan
[ToloNews] India said on Tuesday two more of the seven Indian engineers kidnapped in northern Baghlan province in May 2018 had been freed and had returned to the country, the Hindustan Times reported.

With this, so far six of the kidnapped Indian engineers have been freed.

India’s external affairs ministry said in a brief statement on Tuesday that the two Indian nationals were "released from captivity in Afghanistan" on July 31 and "returned to India today."

The statement confirmed the two men were part of the group of seven Indians kidnapped more than two years ago, but didn’t give details of the circumstances of their release.

"Six Indian nationals have now been released so far from captivity," the statement said.

"We thank the government of the Islamic Theocratic Republic of Afghanistan for their constant and unwavering support in securing the release of the Indians," the statement added.

The seven men were working on power projects run by the Afghan government when they were kidnapped in northern Baghlan province.

One of them was freed in March 2019 while three more were released last October, according to the Hindustan Times report.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/06/2020 01:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [104 views] Top|| File under:


'Key' Daesh Member Arrested in Kunar Raid
[ToloNews] A "key" ISIS member was arrested by Afghan commandos in Kunar on Tuesday night, the commandos said in a statement.

The operation was launched in Babur village of Sukai district and captured Khan Sayed, a "key" ISIS member, the statement said.

According to the statement, Khan Sayed was responsible for "transferring imported muscle with families into provinces to launch terrorist attacks."

Four days ago, the Afghan intelligence agency---the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS)—reported that it had killed Assadullah Orakzai, the head of intelligence for the Khorasan branch of ISIS.

The NDS told TOLOnews that the ISIS commander was killed during an operation near Jalalabad city, the center of Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province.

A statement was released by the NDS late Saturday officially confirming the death of the ISIS leader.

According to the NDS, Orakzai was involved in plotting deadly attacks on a number of military and civilian targets in Afghanistan.

The NDS in the statement assured Afghanistan’s partners that it will uproot Lions of Islam anywhere.

On April 4, the NDS announced the arrest of Abdullah Orakzai, who is known as Aslam Farooqi, the leader of the Khorasan branch of ISIS and 19 other ISIS members, including Qari Zahid and Saifullah known as Abu Talaha, during an operation by NDS special units.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/06/2020 01:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [122 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


12 People Killed in 'Roadside Blast' in Baghlan, 2 in Talib attack
[ToloNews] At least 12 people close to Mahbubullah Ghafari, a former member of the provincial council of Baghlan, were killed in a roadside mine blast in the province on Wednesday morning, Ghafari confirmed.

The incident happened in the Chashmaye Shir area, on the Baghlan -Samangan highway, while Ghafari and his convoy were on the way to Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, Ghafari said, adding that "a vehicle was hit by a roadside mine."

Ghafari's bodyguard and relatives were among the dead, according to officials.

So far no group including the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
grabbed credit for the attack.

Local security officials also said that the Taliban attacked security forces on the outskirts of Baghlan city, and two security force members were killed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/06/2020 01:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [112 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Faryab Policeman Arrested for Killing 3 Colleagues
The Afghans get moody like that. Mostly we hear about it when they suddenly kill one or some of ours, but they do the same to each other.
[ToloNews] A policeman who is accused of shooting and killing three of his colleagues three months ago in the northern province of Faryab was arrested on Wednesday, a local official said on Thursday.

The policeman, named Qudratullah, who is a resident of Pashtoon Kot district "shot and killed three of his colleagues in Almar district while he was on duty," said Abdul Karim Youresh, provincial police front man.

"Qyudratullah escaped after he shot his colleagues and has been arrested after three months in Ghor province," Youresh said.

"His case has been sent to court," he added.
Update from Khaama Press at 11:00 p.m. EDT
Hailing from Pashtun Kot district, the detained officer joined Taliban ranks after killing his three comrades, according to local officials.
Article now moved to Page 1: War on Terror and tagged Taliban.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/06/2020 01:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [115 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Fifth Column
Violent attack on the PortlandPolice east precinct overnight was organized by antifa group Youth Liberation Front
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 11:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [288 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  I was assured that withdrawing federal officers from Portland would lead to peace and tranquility. And no doubt I will be assured that Biden being elected will lead to peace and tranquility.
Posted by: Matt || 08/06/2020 11:58 Comments || Top||

#2  They need a spanking.
Posted by: Hupinens Juling5588 || 08/06/2020 12:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Youth Liberation Front? Let me guess, "Tomorrow belongs to meeeeeeee" right?
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 08/06/2020 13:20 Comments || Top||

#4  A subset of the same group of Black Bloc anarcho-communists, this time wearing a different false nose and mustache. It’s like keeping track of jihadi groups in Mali — all Toad The Wet Sprocket all the time.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/06/2020 13:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Yes, bring it to the suburbs. They won't like what's waiting for them. We've already seen it in Seattle, Loomis, CA and other cities. The normals have had enough.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 08/06/2020 17:01 Comments || Top||

#6  They need five to ten in a federal 'pound me in the ass' prison. That is what they need.
I am so tired of this shit.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 08/06/2020 21:17 Comments || Top||

#7  Enough is enough, replace the guards at federal buildings with Marines. Issue them bayonets and ammo, grenades, etc. Full on war footing. ROE is if something comes at you, return fire.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 08/06/2020 22:36 Comments || Top||


Rioters who set fire to the PortlandPolice east precinct overnight came armed with helmets and shields bearing the antifa "two flags" symbol
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 11:22 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [217 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  I think Antifa wearing uniforms and standardized personal protective equipment is a good thing. It makes target acquisition far simpler. Plus the Geneva Conventions on treating enemy combatants clearly will apply so the POW camps must be up to standard for the Swiss Red Cross inspection of prisoners. And after victory is achieved the US can go about releasing the POWs back to their future. All that pesky legal crap is avoided by making them enemy combatants which they clearly are.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 08/06/2020 12:10 Comments || Top||

#2  What prisoners? Antifa are already committing war crimes, so just dispose of any that survive.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 08/06/2020 14:00 Comments || Top||

#3  ^ It's not like their parents will miss em
Posted by: Frank G || 08/06/2020 14:03 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ Think of all the basement space you can reclaim!
Posted by: Warthog || 08/06/2020 14:37 Comments || Top||


DOJ Atty reveals 300 domestic terrorists investigations have been opened since May 28th
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [353 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  How long are they going to watch these clowns? Waiting for them to burn down a city first?
Posted by: gorb || 08/06/2020 0:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Another city?
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/06/2020 1:00 Comments || Top||

#3  My bad.
Posted by: gorb || 08/06/2020 1:16 Comments || Top||

#4  Think about it - if the "Klan" was doing this in black neighborhoods the melt down in the Commie media would be apocalyptic in volume. However, when the Commies do it, it's OK.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/06/2020 6:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Wow, the DOJ is on it! That makes me feel like something's really being done about this. And when Fox trots out Trey Gowdy for comment, that'll cinch it (while Hannity gets in another plug for his book).
Posted by: Clem || 08/06/2020 6:46 Comments || Top||

#6  It might be instructional to note that the 'Durham Probe' is also an......ongoing DoJ investigation.

Call me when indictments, convictions, and imprisonments hit the headlines.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/06/2020 6:52 Comments || Top||

#7  The Dems released the Hounds of Hell on DJT prior to the election and it continues today with Antifa and BLM street thugs rioting in mostly blue cities, the Covid-19 disinformation campaign and the effort to get mail-in balloting installed as a last ditch effort.

Along the way there was Stormy Daniels, the Mueller probe on Russian collusion and the Schiff kangaroo court impeachment. Now their going after him in New York thanks to a SCOTUS ruling based on the thinnest of bases. Somehow they are trying to link the NRA with Trump and fraud or some sort of horsepucky like it. The assaults on Trump are getting too numerous to catalog or remember.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/06/2020 15:01 Comments || Top||

#8  Add a zero.
Posted by: Iblis || 08/06/2020 16:46 Comments || Top||


Shots fired at latest Portland riot
[WASHINGTONTIMES] Shots were fired early Wednesday morning as violent mostly peaceful protests continued to rock Portland, Oregon, with demonstrators breaking into the Portland Police Association’s offices and setting it on fire.

Police declared the event a riot and said they had to use "crowd control munition" to restore order — though they said no tear gas was used.

While they were dispersing that crowd, they said shots were fired nearby in what appeared to be two separate exchanges. One vehicle was struck, but officers said they didn’t find anyone hit, and no witnesses would speak to officers about what happened.
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [283 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  What were those folks demonstrating, mass stupidity?
Posted by: AlanC || 08/06/2020 7:35 Comments || Top||

#2  White supremacists. The POCs and their allies hate icky guns.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/06/2020 10:00 Comments || Top||


#4  and more than 400 arrests since May

Four hundred individuals or 400 arrests of 50 individuals?
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/06/2020 15:18 Comments || Top||



Iraq
Iraqi forces arrest 9 Daesh militants in Baghdad, and Kirkuk
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [136 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Turkish Army sends large armored convoy to Idlib
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [119 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Russia sends 5 planes with humanitarian aid to Lebanon, UK, America, others promise aid
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]



France, Gulf states among those aiding Beirut after blast
[AlAhram] France, Turkey and Gulf states are among countries offering help to Lebanon following an explosion at a warehouse in Beirut that killed at least 100 people and injured nearly 4,000.

Below are details of international aid pledges.

FRANCE
President Emmanuel Macron's office said France would send 55 security personnel to Lebanon and 6 tonnes of health equipment, while around 10 emergency doctors would also fly to Beirut.

"France is always on the side of Lebanon and the Lebanese people. It is ready to offer assistance depending on the needs expressed by Lebanese authorities," Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Twitter.

TURKEY
Turkey's Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH)
...banned in Germany and Israel, IHH is the favourite charity/terror-linked group of Sultan Recep Tayip Erdogan I “the much beloved”. There is the charming story of some of their number bursting from cover on the Mavi Marmara to attack Israeli paratroopers with iron rods during the first Gaza flotilla. It is a long-standing member of the Hamas-supporting, Saudi-based umbrella organization Union of Good (Ittilaf al-Kheir in Arabic), listed by the US Treasury as a terror organization, and had an important role in Al Qaeda jihadi Ahmed Ressam's failed 'millennium plot' to bomb the Los Angeles airport in late 1999...
is helping in the search for survivors, digging through debris to look for people and recover bodies. The group has also mobilised a kitchen at a Palestinian refugee camp to deliver food to those in need, said Mustafa Ozbek, an Istanbul-based IHH official.

"We are providing assistance with one ambulance to transfer patients. We may provide help according to the needs of the hospital," he said.

KUWAIT
Kuwait has delivered medical aid and other essentials. The ministry of health said Kuwaiti aid arrived in Lebanon by military plane on Wednesday morning and the Kuwaiti Red Crescent said it would offer whatever help Lebanon needed, Kuwait television reported.

GULF
Qatar state news agency QNA said the country had dispatched a first military plane carrying medical aid on Wednesday. Three more planes were to follow later in the day containing two field hospitals of 500 beds each, equipped with respirators and other necessary medical supplies.

RUSSIA
Russia's emergencies ministries said it was sending five planes carrying medical equipment, a field hospital and medical personnel. It said all medical staff travelling to Beirut would be equipped with personal protective gear in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

NETHERLANDS
The Netherlands is sending a specialised search and rescue team to Lebanon consisting of 67 doctors, nurses, firemen and police officers to assist in the search for survivors trapped under rubble.

IRAN
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran was ready to send medical aid to Lebanon, help treat the injured and provide other necessary medical assistance.

"We hope that the circumstances of this incident will be determined as soon as possible and that peace will return to Beirut," state television quoted him as saying.

UN says it will boost emergency aid to Lebanon

Baghdad will provide wheat and fuel aid to Beirut after blast: Statement
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [125 views] Top|| File under:


Bomb attack wounds 4 Iranian officers in Sistan-Baluchistan
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [153 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


Day 3: Lebanon in ‘state of emergency’ as Beirut blast death toll climbs to 135
Day 2 articles can be seen here and here.
[ARABNEWS] Lebanese rescue teams pulled out bodies and hunted for missing in the wreckage of buildings on Wednesday as investigations blamed negligence for a massive warehouse explosion that sent a devastating blast wave across Beirut, killing at least 135.

More than 5,000 people were maimed in Tuesday’s explosion at Beirut port, Health Minister Hamad Hassan said, and up to 250,000 were left without homes fit to live in after shockwaves smashed building facades, sucked furniture out into streets and shattered windows miles inland.

Hassan said tens of people remained missing. Prime Minister Hassan Diab declared three days of mourning from Thursday.

The corpse count was expected to rise from the blast, which officials blamed on a huge stockpile of highly kaboom stored for years in unsafe conditions at the port.

[PUBLISH.TWITTER]





Beirut blast probe points to bungled storage of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate
[ARABNEWS] Initial investigations indicate years of inaction and negligence over the storage of highly kaboom in Beirut port caused the blast that killed over 100 people on Tuesday, an official source familiar with the findings said.

The prime minister and presidency said on Tuesday that 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, used in fertilisers and bombs, had been stored for six years at the port without safety measures.

"It is negligence," the official source told Rooters, adding that the storage safety issue had been before several committees and judges and "nothing was done" to issue an order to remove or dispose of the highly combustible material.

The source said a fire had started at warehouse 9 of the port and spread to warehouse 12, where the ammonium nitrate was stored.

Tuesday's explosion was the most powerful ever suffered by Beirut, a city is still scarred by civil war three decades ago and reeling from a deep financial crisis rooted in decades of corruption and economic mismanagement.

Badri Daher, Director General of Lebanese Customs, told broadcaster LBCI on Wednesday that customs had sent six documents to the judiciary warning that the material posed a danger.

"We requested that it be re-exported but that did not happen. We leave it to the experts and those concerned to determine why," Daher said.

Another source close to a port employee said a team that inspected the ammonium nitrate six months ago warned that if it was not moved it would "blow up all of Beirut".
According to two documents seen by Rooters, Lebanese Customs had asked the judiciary in 2016 and 2017 to ask the "concerned maritime agency" to re-export or approve the sale of the ammonium nitrate, removed from the a cargo vessel, Rhosus, and deposited in warehouse 12, to ensure port safety. One of the documents cited similar requests in 2014 and 2015.

Did a Ship Abandoned Six Years Ago Cause the Beirut Explosion?
[SLATE] In 2013, the Rhosus, a Moldovan-flagged cargo ship, was transporting ammonium nitrate from Georgia to Mozambique when it experienced mechanical problems and entered the port of Beirut, according to a 2015 note written by lawyers for the ship’s creditors. After inspection from port authorities, the ship was prohibited from sailing. At this point, the ship’s owner, Igor Grechushkin, a Cyprus-based Russian national, abandoned the ship and its cargo. The Rhosus’ Russian captain and four Ukrainian crew members were left on board with no pay, no way to get to shore due to immigration restrictions, sitting on top of a highly explosive cargo. "The vessel quickly ran out of stores, bunker [fuel] and provisions," wrote the attorneys. In the meantime, "efforts to get in touch with the owners, charterers and cargo owners to obtain payment failed."

After almost a year, a judge granted the crewmembers permission to disembark and return home. The lawyers wrote, "owing to the risks associated with retaining the Ammonium Nitrate on board the vessel, the port authorities discharged the cargo onto the port’s warehouses. The vessel and cargo remain to date in port awaiting auctioning and/or proper disposal." Six years later, that cargo may have caused a catastrophe.

In the aftermath of the devastating explosion in Beirut on Tuesday, Leb
...an Iranian colony situated on the eastern Mediterranean, conveniently adjacent to Israel. Formerly inhabited by hardy Phoenecian traders, its official language is now Arabic, with the usual unpleasant side effects. The Leb civil war, between 1975 and 1990, lasted a little over 145 years and produced 120,000 fatalities. The average length of a ceasefire was measured in seconds. The Lebs maintain a precarious sectarian balance among Shiites, Sunnis, and about a dozeen flavors of Christians. It is the home of Hezbollah, which periodically starts a war with the Zionist Entity, gets Beirut pounded to rubble, and then declares victory and has a parade. The Lebs have the curious habit of periodically murdering their heads of state or prime ministers...
’s official corruption and the dire state of the country’s institutions are rightly being blamed for the horrific and bizarre set of circumstances that appear to have caused the disaster. A lot is still unknown but the emerging narrative, according to official statements, is that welding work set off a stockpile of fireworks, which then caused the more than 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate stored at a nearby warehouse to explode. Based on the timeline, this is most likely the cargo taken off the Rhosus. Officials who left this combustible mix sitting in a major city for years will certainly face calls for accountability. But part of the blame lies in a place where regulations and accountability are even weaker than modern-day Lebanon: the sea. The general lawlessness around international shipping and, in particular, the practice of shipowners abandoning their vessels and crew, appears to be a major factor in the lead-up to this explosion.
Posted by: Fred || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

#1  I don't think they have even begun to get a grip on what damage actually means. How many structures may yet stand that are thoroughly compromised by the over pressure from the blast, not to mention pipes, pipelines, sewer/drainage, roads, runways. Where even to start to un-eff the catastrophe, and it's the Lebanese government in the bargain.
Posted by: Cesare || 08/06/2020 11:44 Comments || Top||


Terror Networks
Arab and Iranian Food Markets Burn!
[Twitter]



Don't forget Najaf fire today destroying over 20 warehouses of food.







Iran: Rey Iraq: Najaf UAE: Ajman market
Posted by: 3dc || 08/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [437 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  How do blazes that large even happen? Is everything crammed together? Aren't there some kind of fire breaks between sections? If there are fire breaks, are multiple sections going up magically all at the same time? Has this never happened before so they have never had to learn from these incidents? Do they not learn? Global warming? Spontaneous Sheep Combustion?
Posted by: gorb || 08/06/2020 0:44 Comments || Top||

#2  If I never eat another chick pea, mashed or otherwise, I'll be just fine.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/06/2020 7:00 Comments || Top||

#3  Gorb, this is the Third World -- building codes are just a means to extract baksheesh. And fires? Inshallah, right?

Plus, based on the "noises like fireworks", I bet there was ammunition stored there. Perhaps someone is disarming a bunch of terrorist organizations?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 08/06/2020 7:40 Comments || Top||

#4  No more storage fees.
On the plus side.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/06/2020 7:43 Comments || Top||

#5  to the question of 'do they not learn,' if it's not in the koran they don't need to know it
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 08/06/2020 7:51 Comments || Top||

#6  Someone forget to pay the protection money?
Posted by: Clem || 08/06/2020 8:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Damn, that's some "bad luck" there!
Posted by: Spot || 08/06/2020 9:58 Comments || Top||

#8  They'll blame Joooish Lightning, I'm sure
Posted by: Frank G || 08/06/2020 10:07 Comments || Top||

#9  Shawarma machines on extra high?
Posted by: Raj || 08/06/2020 10:28 Comments || Top||

#10  With all the disasters in China too, expect widespread famine early next year and food costs to skyrocket.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/06/2020 10:57 Comments || Top||



Who's in the News
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A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.

Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.

Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has dominated Mexico for six years.
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