Morning News Bytes – 10-Jul-2019

Lies About Iran Killing US Troops in Iraq Are a Ploy to Justify War – Antiwar.com Original

One of the many myths that have been used to justify the push for war with Iran led by National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is that Tehran is responsible for the killing of more than 600 U.S. troops during the Iraq War.

Dogs of War Howl for Blood in Iran While Americans Cheer US Bombers on July 4th – Antiwar.com Original

President Trump's order to the Pentagon to have an aerial parade of military aircraft over Washington, DC on July 4 provided a history lesson of America's war mongering in the past two decades, and a terrifying view of what might appear in the skies of Iran if John Bolton gets his way.

Documentary Preview: 'MH17 – 5 Years On' – 21st Century Wire

Nearly five years ago, on 17 July 17, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 left from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur before it was shot down while flying over eastern Ukraine, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board. NATO member states immediately claimed Russia was responsible.

CrossTalk on political correctness: Destructive speech – Invidious

Why is it when one hears the word 'diversity', it is at the expense of unity? Then there is inclusion, but only inclusion when you agree with a certain political thought and worldview. And of course we can't forget about identity politics. If you disagree, then you are called a dog whistle. How did we get here?

Obamacare: 'Astronomical' US drug prices see people drive to Canada for life-saving insulin, organizer tells RT — RT USA News

I just went to CVS in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The retail price of the vial [of insulin] is $340. When I went to London, Ontario to pick it up at Walmart pharmacy there, in US dollars the retail price was $26.

Jewish assimilation in US is 'like a second Holocaust,' Israeli minister claims — RT World News

Intermarriage among diaspora Jews – particularly those in North America – is "like a second Holocaust," Israeli Education Minister Rafi Peretz declared in a cabinet meeting, uniting much of that diaspora in shocked offense.

The Jewish community "lost 6 million people" over the last 70 years because of intermarriage and assimilation, Peretz told a cabinet meeting on trends in Jewish communities around the world, particularly in the US.

Editor note: That "6 million" figure is sure popular among certain sects of Jewry and non-Jewry. Why is that? It can be traced back to the late 1800s at least. Rescuing Israel: The Holocaust – The Math

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