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RUMOUR: Breitbart to release whistleblower name

https://twitter.com/juliaioffe/status/1179116586894024704

Goose smashes through taxi window (in Radford, UK)

https://www.bbc.com/news/live/uk-england-leicestershire-49853257

Police in Radford said a taxi driver got a major surprise when a goose smashed through a window and landed in the back of their cab.

They joked the bird, which was subsequently checked by a vet, may have been trying to get to Nottingham's Goose Fair.

Long-term care insurance, worth it ?

Yes, I know I need to also consult with a financial advisor on this.

I was thinking of buying it but wow, at my age (61) it's pretty expensive and only for 5 years maximum, at best, from what I've seen.

What do you know about LTC insurance ? Thank you for your help!

Steve

$50K reward offered to out Trump whistleblower

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/50-000-reward-offered-to-out-trump-whistleblower

(yes I know the WE is right wing but I cannot find this anywhere else yet)

Two Trump supporters are offering a $50,000 reward for information about the national security whistleblower at the center of the Ukraine phone affair.

Controversial conservatives Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl said they would pay the money for “information relating to the identity of the ‘Trump Whistleblower.’”

The New York Times on Thursday reported that the whistleblower works at the CIA and was stationed in the White House when the call was made.

The duo have said their goal is to provide full transparency on the issue in which the administration has already released the transcript of the July 25 call and the inspector general’s report on it.


from here originally, Rick Wilson is a never-Trump Republican: https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/status/1177349158690316289

Boris Johnson speaking now in Parliament

https://twitter.com/i/events/1176563910117224448

click the link to view LIVE coverage. Not sure if you have to be logged in.

The NY Fed spends $53 billion to rescue the overnight lending market

Source: CNN

New York (CNN Business) Borrowing rates skyrocketed on Tuesday in a corner of the markets the public rarely notices but that is critical to the functioning of the global financial system.

The spike in overnight borrowing rates forced the New York Federal Reserve to come to the rescue with a special operation aimed at easing stress in financial markets.

It was the NY Fed's first such rescue operation in a decade, the last occurring in late 2008.

"It's unprecedented, at least in the post-crisis era," said Mark Cabana, rates strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Read more: https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/17/business/overnight-lending-rate-spike-ny-fed/index.html

In full: Boris Johnson interview from Luxembourg with BBC's Laura Kuenssberg

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-49717554

The BBC's Laura Kuenssberg sat down for an interview with Prime Minister Boris Johnson after his meeting with the European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

Here is the full transcript of what they said.

Laura Kuenssberg: You've just been with [European Commission president] Jean-Claude Juncker.

Do you feel you've made any progress since seeing him. I mean he could be the deal maker?

Boris Johnson: Yes. I mean obviously I've talked to him several times since becoming prime minister, but he's... I've known Jean-Claude for many, many years and he is a very, highly, highly intelligent guy and I think that he would like to get a deal if we possibly can, but clearly it's going to take some work.

Cats mastering different size doors

Kommen wir zu den wichtigen Fragen des Lebens = Let's get to the important questions of life (per Google Translate)

https://twitter.com/robvegas/status/1173149352522584065

Military Giant Cats

https://twitter.com/GiantCat9





https://twitter.com/GiantCat9/status/1171042246533287936


https://twitter.com/GiantCat9/status/1172804395895009281


https://twitter.com/GiantCat9/status/1172515038650929153


https://twitter.com/GiantCat9/status/1172441954392498178


https://twitter.com/HaleighHoffman/status/1171236338630299653


https://twitter.com/GiantCat9/status/1171341267315412992


https://twitter.com/GiantCat9/status/1171334683713556480



More at: https://twitter.com/GiantCat9

"People have died because of austerity, and you've got the cheek to come here and tell us....."

https://twitter.com/Channel4News/status/1172478890817839104
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