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    Default What was the biggest news story for you in 2018?

    I chose the Qanon phenomenon and missile launch on Air Force One with no mainstream news air-time......


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    Envelopes...

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    the remains of our soldiers given back from North Korea...
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    Dark Journalist's X series- real information and intelligent discussion as opposed to fake news

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    Quote Posted by mojo (here)
    I chose the Qanon phenomenon and missile launch on Air Force One with no mainstream news air-time......
    Agree that some of these unsubstantiated narratives have a funny dimension .But at a more serious level ,and looking at story importance as distinct from just size , I suggest Trump's failures to secure a Border Wall and separately to dismantle the Federal Reserve are fundamental.
    Both matters have become key issues and also integral symbols of the war against the Deep State ( Globalists / Neo Cons ) . At this point, Trump seems to be losing on points and risks losing a significant proportion of his core vote .
    And if Deliverance time is changed from ' the next few days ' until at least May , then nothing much has happened in over two years and many believers will run out of steam .
    As at today, The Donald is far from nailed - on for a second term , regardless of whether the Native American runs against him or retires to her rich reserve . imho.
    Now that really is important if only partially true .

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    https://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com...lcano-science/ October 2018




    ....this was going on for 2 month in 2018, with eruptions, many earth quakes daily, the strongest one on May 04....a 6,9.recorded....

    sitting many weeks at the evacuation camp in our tent, I use to listen often to this song :

    ....
    ........................................music is my best friend


    2018 was a big year for me and a lot going on. Survived severall nature disasters, earthquakes, volcano activities, 2 hurricans. Lost our home, which did burn down. My mother did pass away in July. And then in November I found out, someone very close to me, I thought I know, is a narcicisst. It still will take time to get along with this.

    Not much time for me to pay big attention to the worlds ongoings and politics - I was to busy most of the time......

    But then I found a way to connect myself with my higher spirit, which helps me to walk through difficulties and problems more easily and to find solutions to work things out. I am still discovering many things which are important for me to know.

    This was the biggest news for me in 2018.....to find out the answers are all inside of us........

    The journey is going on .....and I believe things will get better..............

    I wish all of you a happy New Year 2019 ......have a happy day ....
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    After more than 60 years of hostility, peace coming to the Korean Peninsula.

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    California fires, crazy.





    2018 California wildfires

    The 2018 wildfire season is the most destructive, deadliest, and largest wildfire season on record in California, with a total of 8,527 fires burning an area of 1,893,913 acres (766,439 ha), the largest amount of burned acreage recorded in a fire season, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) and the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), as of December 21.[1][2][3] The fires have caused more than $3.5 billion (2018 USD) in damages, including $1.792 billion in fire suppression costs.[4][5][6][7] Through the end of August 2018, Cal Fire alone spent $432 million on operations.[17] The Mendocino Complex Fire burned more than 459,000 acres (186,000 ha), becoming the largest complex fire in the state's history, with the complex's Ranch Fire surpassing the Thomas Fire and the Santiago Canyon Fire of 1889 to become California's single-largest recorded wildfire.[18][19]

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    Default Re: What was the biggest news story for you in 2018?

    Well, there has been a LOT to digest and ponder but for me the whole Sergei Skripal saga, The Lobby series of films exposing the Israeli intelligence services meddling in UK and US party politics, Facebook being exposed for what it really is via a whole bunch of reveals (to include Cambridge Analytica), the ongoing dogs dinner of the Brexit/EU referendum fall-out, the recent Integrity Initiative leaks; mostly stories dealing with exposure of intelligence services shenanigans and mainstream media being further exposed as the real architects of fake news.

    So, I really can't just pick one for 2018! (My apologies.)
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    Quote Posted by Whisper (here)
    2018 was a big year for me and a lot going on. Survived severall nature disasters, earthquakes, volcano activities, 2 hurricans. Lost one home, which did burn down. My mother did pass away in July. And then in November I found out, someone very close to me, I thought I know, is a narcicisst.
    A huge bunch of good wishes for this coming year . The wheel will hopefully now spin more in your favour .
    I recall losing a couple of parking ticket appeals but am pulling through with the help of friends and a crowd funding campaign !! .

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    ... a whole nation waking up to the banksters' underhanded activities:

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    I dug through my veg' patch for the first time in 12 years. Filled most of it with garlic as an autumn planting.

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    Navy Seals of Thailand rescue all 13 trapped in a flooding cave - 12 children some close to death, and a coach.

    One SEAL rescue diver died.
    July 2018

    Twelve boys and their coach were trapped deep in a flooded cave, their oxygen supplies dwindling and torrential rain on the way.

    By Tuesday, Thailand was jubilantly celebrating the rescue of all 13, an audacious undertaking that swelled national pride — but also gratitude and humility for an operation that was an international effort.

    Officials called it a model for global cooperation. International journalists covering the event broke into spontaneous, emotional applause at a news conference by Thai officials after the last of the stranded group was brought to the surface.
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    Quote Posted by Hervé (here)
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    ... a whole nation waking up to the banksters' underhanded activities:

    Indeed. Agreed.
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    Trump pulling troops out of Syria.

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