POLITICS/ELECTIONS/CORRUPTION

Nov 22 16:38

Shocker: Up to 30,000 Lois Lerner Emails "Recovered"

Well, well, well...what have we here?

Here's what the Washington Examiner reported today:

Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner have been recovered by the IRS inspector general, five months after they were deemed lost forever.

The U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) informed congressional staffers from several committees on Friday that the emails were found among hundreds of “disaster recovery tapes” that were used to back up the IRS email system.

Does anyone else find it funny that suddenly - shortly after midterm elections - these emails have been recovered?

Nov 22 08:52

The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring"

Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections.

Nov 22 08:51

Dutch Central Bank secretly brought 120 tonnes of gold back to Amsterdam from New York

The Dutch central bank has secretly brought a large part of the national gold reserves being held in a secure depot in New York back to Amsterdam. In total, 120 tonnes of gold valued at €4bn has been brought back to the Netherlands b

Nov 22 08:37

Private Military Contractors Hired to Move Guns and Gold Out of Ferguson

Business owners in the St. Louis, Missouri area have hired private military contractors to transport guns and gold, fearing their shops will be targeted by looters if a grand jury does not indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in the St. Louis county suburb of Ferguson.

Nov 22 08:15

Citigroup Said to Be Ousted From ECB FX Group for Rigging

The European Central Bank ejected Citigroup Inc. (C) from its foreign-exchange market liaison group after the U.S. bank was fined for rigging the ECB’s own currency benchmark, two people with knowledge of the move said. The ECB removed Citigroup from the panel, which advises the central bank on market trends, after regulators fined the lender $1 billion for rigging currency benchmarks

Nov 22 07:44

The Department of Justice's top communications official plotted to squash a reporter who aggressively covered the agency's ill-fated Operation Fast and Furious gun scandal in 2011, previously secret emails show.

The Department of Justice's top communications official plotted to squash a reporter who aggressively covered the agency's ill-fated Operation Fast and Furious gun scandal in 2011, previously secret emails show.

The emails, between the DOJ's then-communications chief Tracy Schmaler and White House press flack Eric Schultz, are a rare look inside the Obama administration's press control machine.

Nov 22 07:11

Investigators into IRS scandal may have recovered lost Lois Lerner emails

WASHINGTON – Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday.

Frederick Hill, a spokesman for Republicans who run the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said the investigators said at a staff briefing Friday that they have recovered up to 30,000 emails to and from Lois Lerner.

Nov 22 06:59

Labeling campaign didn't end on Election Day

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The campaign pushing to require labels on genetically engineered foods built an extensive voter-turnout operation leading up to the November election, but their work didn't stop on Election Day.

Using a new state law that makes public the names of voters whose ballots weren't counted, usually because of problems with the signature, labeling proponents aggressively reached out to those they thought might be supporters.

Nov 22 06:37

Will the Iran Deal-Wreckers Prevail?

Iran appears ready to sign an agreement tightly constraining its nuclear program in exchange for some sanctions relief, but neocons and other U.S. hardliners appear determined to wreck the deal, which could make Mideast tensions even worse, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar

As of this writing the greatest chance of wrecking it appears to involve not what is going on at the negotiating tables in Europe but instead what the U.S. Congress may do back in Washington to sabotage the work of the diplomats. The energy for the Congressional wrecking ball comes, as it always has, from three sources.

Nov 21 23:21

‘International law is being applied highly selectively, when it comes to Iran’

RT talks to U.S. foreign policy analyst Soraya Ulrich

Soraya Ulrich is not optimistic that a deal would be reached before the deadline. She raises the point that this is not just about Iran, this is a fight about upholding international laws and international treaties, which are being violated by the United States. She notes that Iran has never violated the NPT (Non-Proliferation Treaty), yet it is being accused of doing so. If we succumb to the violation by one party i.e United States and its allies in this case, then international laws and international treaties will loose all meaning and other countries will fall prey to such lawlessness.

Top US and Iranian diplomats have decided to stay in Vienna to continue tense negotiations on the nuclear issue until a consensus suitable to both states is reached.

World powers are trying to agree on limits for Iran’s uranium enrichment, and the sanctions imposed on the country.

Nov 21 22:19

Moment of Truth — Iran and Obama

President Obama cannot mollify those critics inside as well as outside his administration who want unconditional surrender from the IRI (Islamic Republic of Iran)and still expect to get an agreement. Humiliation is a dangerous and delicate business. Especially so when the party whom you intend to humiliate is a proud people and its leaders willful.

A recommendation: Sign the nuclear accord with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Announce it with great fanfare. Declare that this opens a new era in relations between the two countries and holds out the prospect for achieving peace and stability across the region. By acting in this way, the United States would redraw the diplomatic map of the Middle East in ways that open opportunities for resolution of its internecine conflicts and for the establishment of a measure of stability.

Nov 21 16:05

Report: 81% of GM Crops Approved Without Adequate Safety Studies

What’s a recipe for environmental mayhem and the destruction of human health? The approval of genetically modified organisms by governments worldwide without any scientific safety studies. A new study published by the risk-assessment journal Environment International states that of the GM crops approved for planting and marketing globally, 81% were not studied for possible health and environmental safety risks.

Nov 21 16:03

New DHS immigration rules: Drunk drivers, sex abusers, drug dealers, gun offenders not top deportation priorities

The Department of Homeland Security has just released new “Policies for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants.” Designed to fill in the details after President Obama’s announcement that at least four million currently illegal immigrants will be given work permits, Social Security numbers and protection from deportation, the DHS guidelines are instructions for the nation’s immigration and border security officers as they administer the president’s directive.

Nov 21 13:41

Is Water The New Enron? - Fake Crises, Fake Bills, And Fake Solutions

David Simon
Activist Post

"In places like Benton Harbor, Michigan and Detroit, there is something called the emergency manager, which essentially is a local dictator. He can depose the mayor and offer decrees and answer to no one except the governor. In these two cities and others, because they are lacking tax revenue (because of lack of industry) they are jacking up the water rates as much as 40%. ... One of the people who was leading the charge against this stuff was recently convicted in a kangaroo court in Benton Harbor and is now facing 20 years in prison. He is Reverend Pinkney." - Brandon Turbeville

"Little bitty Benton Harbor was the testing ground. It was the testing ground to see what they can get away with. ...It's comin' to your city next, whether you like it or not.
- Rev. Edward Pinkney

Nov 21 13:38

All-Out War in Ukraine: NATO’s ‘Final Offensive’

Is Poroshenko’s forthcoming blitz against the people of southeast Ukraine designed to provoke a Russian response – to the humanitarian crisis? Will Russia confront the NATO-directed Kiev offensive and risk a total break with the West?

There are clear signs that a major war is about to break out in Ukraine: A war actively promoted by the NATO regimes and supported by their allies and clients in Asia (Japan) and the Middle East (Saudi Arabia).

Nov 21 13:21

Alert: Monsanto is trying to crush Maui right now

Jon Rappoport
Activist Post

Right now, the heart of the ACTUAL American struggle against Monsanto is in Maui.

On Election Day, voters in Maui County passed a local ballot measure blocking Monsanto and Dow from further development of GMOs.

Maui is a very important piece of Monsanto’s empire. Because of the year-round weather, they can run many, many tests on new GMO crop varieties.

So Monsanto and Dow immediately turned around and sued Maui County...

Nov 21 13:04

Scandal forces another Hollande minister to quit

A junior French minister resigned on Friday as a scandal implicating him in the awarding of lucrative public contracts to members of his family hit President François Hollande's Socialist government with another bruising.

Nov 21 11:28

Washington Plays Russian Roulette

These are bleak times. I’ve been in serious conversation with some deep sources and interlocutors – those who know but don’t need to show off, privileging discretion. They are all deeply worried. This is what one of them, a New York strategic planner, sent me:

The propaganda attack against Putin equating him with Hitler is so extreme that you have to think that the Russians cannot believe their ears and cannot trust the United States anymore under any circumstances.

Nov 21 10:40

Attorney General Holder touts release of new guidance to law enforcement officers about how to maintain order during First Amendment-protected events

IN VIDEO, ATTORNEY GENERAL ALSO REMINDS POTENTIAL DEMONSTRATORS THAT ‘HISTORY SHOWS THAT MOST SUCCESSFUL MOVEMENTS ADHERE TO NONVIOLENCE’

Nov 21 10:37

Democratic Congressman suggests moat

Tennessee Representative Steve Cohen asks Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy if a moat would help prevent trespassers getting into the White House.
Democratic Congressman suggests moat to…

We wonder where he got that idea from?

Nov 21 09:57

Irish politician compares protests against water charges with ISIS

During a debate on reforms to the highly unpopular water charges, Fine Gael TD for Tipperary North, Noel Coonan, made the fantastical claim that the Irish State was facing “what is potentially an Isis situation” if protests against the water charge were not “nipped in the bud”.

Nov 21 09:34

In speech, Obama explains plan for executive action on immigration

‘TO THOSE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS WHO QUESTION MY AUTHORITY TO MAKE OUR IMMIGRATION SYSTEM WORK BETTER, OR QUESTION THE WISDOM OF ME ACTING WHERE CONGRESS HAS FAILED, I HAVE ONE ANSWER: PASS A BILL.’

Nov 21 09:29

John Boehner files long-awaited lawsuit over Obamacare

House Speaker John A. Boehner filed a long-awaited lawsuit Friday that alleges President Obama took unlawful steps to delay part of his health care law and is paying out funds to insurers without congressional approval.

The Republican-led lawsuit has arrived more than three months after the House authorized Mr. Boehner to sue, and after two law firms decided not to take part.

Nov 21 09:16

UN resolution on Iran mockery of justice

The UN consciously or unconsciously plays into the hands of the pro-Israeli pressure groups in Canada and only puts on an ugly show of duplicity in imposing a ruling against the Islamic Republic.

The farce becomes more markedly absurd when you consider the plethora of human rights abuses going unpunished in the world with the UN laying a lid of ignorance on these blatant violations.

Iran has strongly lambasted the UN resolution, saying that “the UN’s legal mechanisms have turned into a tool in the hands of the West.”

The irony of the resolution is that the measure was initially drafted by Canada which has itself a disgracing history of human rights abuse against the aborigines in the country. Further to that, Ottawa has constantly and vehemently thrown its full-throated support behind Tel Aviv in its inconceivably ruthless crimes against the people of Palestine.

Nov 21 07:29

Key issues report and Giuliani endorsement add to gun owner concerns with Lynch

Loretta Lynch, the intentional enigma that is Barack Obama’s pick for attorney general, became a little less mysterious, due to a recent report by ABC News that brings into focus issues that should be of paramount importance and interest to gun owners. Also of concern is an approving testimonial for the nominee by “America’s Mayor,” anti-gun "Republican" Rudy Giuliani.

Nov 21 07:07

Obamacare enrollment erroneously inflated

(Bloomberg) — The Obama administration said it erroneously calculated the number of people with health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, incorrectly adding 380,000 dental subscribers to raise the total above 7 million. The accurate number with full health-care plans is 6.7 million as of Oct. 15, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed yesterday, saying the U.S. won't include dental plans in future reports.

Nov 21 06:59

More Judges Question Use of Fake Drugs in Sting Cases

The three men gathered in a Los Angeles warehouse, bringing a 12-gauge shotgun, a .38 revolver, zip ties for handcuffs and a duffel bag to carry the 20 to 25 kilograms of cocaine, worth more than $500,000 wholesale, they expected to steal.

Nov 21 05:20

FUDGED: White House Pads Obamacare Numbers With Dental Plan Enrollees

The Obama administration said it erroneously calculated the number of people with health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, incorrectly adding 380,000 dental subscribers to raise the total above 7 million.

Nov 21 00:47

ALL ABOARD! 100,000 MORE EXPECTED TO FLOOD BORDER…

The Obama administration is bracing for another surge of illegal immigrants next spring, bringing online a family detention center that will have 2,400 beds.

Nov 21 00:40

Obama Will Legalize More Workers Than Jobs Created

President Barack Obama’s unilateral amnesty will quickly add as many foreign workers to the nation’s legal labor force as the total number of new jobs created by his economy since 2009.

Nov 20 22:03

Rand Paul blames Palestinian leaders for "incitement" of Israeli synagogue murders

"I vow to Stand with Israel... My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Israel," Paul added in an official statement Tuesday.

Nov 20 19:54

New York Fed, Goldman in Criminal Investigation for Sharing Confidential Information

A New York Times story manages to bury the lead, even given the salacious material, in an important story that provides more evidence of the overly-cozy relationship between the New York Fed and its favored large banks, particularly Goldman.

Nov 20 19:01

Nancy Pelosi: 'The Emancipation Proclamation Was an Executive Order'

“Does the public know the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order?” Pelosi asked reporters Thursday. “People have to understand how presidents have made change in our country, Congress catching up, and in the case of Ronald Reagan, improving what Congress has done.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The emancipation proclamation was just that, a proclamation. The slaves were freed by the 13th Amendment, which was PASSED BY CONGRESS, SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT AND RATIFIED BY 3/4 OF THE STATES.

Nov 20 17:25

Dark Money Casts Shadow on Democracy

Activist Post

The week before the general election, UNM Political Science Associate Professor Mike Rocca presented a primer on campaign financing and a troubling change in the way political campaigns are being financed with dark money.

The 2014 general election may not be the most expensive election in U.S. history, even though experts expect it to total more than $4 billion in money raised and spent. But it may win for the amount of dark money that flowed through the races.

Dark money is money collected by 501(c) organizations...

Nov 20 16:14

Obama’s Plan for a Backdoor Internet Tax

It’s very possible, said FCC commissioner Mike O’Reilly at a conference sponsored by the Free State Foundation in Washington on Friday. The tax, which could total over $7 per month on the typical American’s broadband bill, would be imposed as a consequence of regulating the internet via “net neutrality” rules that President Obama has urged the FCC to adopt.

Nov 20 16:08

Bailed-Out German Megabank Imposes “Negative Interest Rates”

Commerzbank, Germany’s second-largest bank, a toppling marvel of ingenuity during the Financial Crisis that was bailed out by ever dutiful if unenthusiastic taxpayers, will now reward these very folks with what Germans have come to look forward to: the Wrath of Draghi.

Nov 20 15:29

Former Las Cruces detective sentenced to nine years for sexually assaulting police department intern

Michael Garcia, 38, a former detective with the Las Cruces Police Department (LCPD) in Las Cruces, New Mexico, was sentenced today for violating the civil rights of an LCPD student intern. Garcia was sentenced to nine years in prison followed by five years of supervised release.

Nov 20 14:21

Dutch government refuses to reveal ‘secret deal’ into MH17 crash probe

The Dutch government has refused to reveal details of a secret pact between members of the Joint Investigation Team examining the downed Flight MH17. If the participants, including Ukraine, don’t want information to be released, it will be kept secret.

Nov 20 12:04

‘Enough is enough’: Sen. Warren condemns Obama’s latest Wall Street pick

‘IT’S TIME FOR THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO LOOSEN THE HOLD THAT WALL STREET BANKS HAVE OVER ECONOMIC POLICY MAKING.’

Nov 20 10:52

ADL DEFENDS FUNDING TO UKRAINIAN NEO NAZIS … HAVING ENEMIES IS KEY TO THEIR SURVIVAL

Rep. John Conyers wanted to block U.S. funding to neo-Nazis in Ukraine. But the ADL and Simon Wiesenthal Center refused to help.

Nov 20 09:55

Bill designed to curb NSA domestic surveillance goes down in Senate

STRONGEST LEGISLATIVE EFFORT YET DEFEATED BY LAWMAKERS, MANY OF WHOM USED THE THREAT OF FOREIGN TERRORISTS TO DEFEND THE NEED FOR MASS SURVEILLANCE WITHOUT OVERSIGHT

Nov 20 09:38

Man tased by police while waiting for his food in parking lot

On Oct. 5, 2014, Kevin Bova, a local tattoo artist, was tased in a parking lot while waiting for his food, according to witnesses.

Nov 20 08:40

Europe Veering From US Abyss Over Russia?

One hopes that Europe is beginning to part ways with the US direction on Russia – a direction that is leading to an abyss.

It’s long overdue but better late than never that Europe might just be back-pedaling on America’s aggressive agenda towards Russia. The business-like visit to Moscow this week by Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier suggests that Europe can come to its senses to seek a diplomatic resolution of the escalating tensions over the Ukraine crisis – tensions that could spark a wider continental war, or worse.

Steinmeier met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in which the pair stressed the need to find a political end to the violence in Ukraine.

Nov 20 08:09

Pollard’s parole plastering

Today, Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard enters the 30th year of his life sentence for the crime of passing classified information to an ally. As he does so, he is aware that yet another possible door to his long-awaited freedom has just slammed shut.

Nov 20 08:04

Who is Gary Hirshberg, and why is he bankrolling a losing anti-GMO campaign?

Jon Rappoport
Activist Post

“Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev recently announced that Russia will no longer import GMO products, stating that the nation has enough space, and enough resources to produce organic food. ‘If the Americans like to eat GMO products, let them eat them. We don’t need to do that; we have enough space and opportunities to produce organic food.’” (Collective Evolution, April 15, 2014, “It’s Official—Russia completely bans GMOs.”)

Gary Hirshberg is the CEO of Stonyfield Organics. “Love me. Hold me. Spoon me.” Yogurt, smoothies, milk, butter.

He is a founding partner of the Just Label It group. You know, “consumers have a right to know what’s in their food yada yada yada…”

That was the exclusive mantra of the losing GMO-labeling campaigns in California, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado.

Of all the leaders in the labeling movement, Hirshberg is the most overtly political. Let’s look at his strange track record...

Nov 20 07:49

US Never Intended to Defeat ISIS

Tony Cartalucci
Activist Post

A torrent of “foiled” terror plots have recently dominated headlines across the Western World. In Rochester New York, the FBI netted a man they claimed was plotting a shooting spree targeting US service members. In Australia, over 800 security agents swooped in on 15 ISIS suspects whom the Australian government claimed were plotting to randomly behead a member of the public. In the UK, 4 suspects allegedly linked to ISIS were arrested before carrying out a plot Scotland Yards claims was aimed at the Queen of England herself.

According to Western security agencies, in addition to ISIS’ regional campaign of brutality stretching from Lebanon, across Syria, and into Iraq, it is also working ceaselessly to carry out attacks against targets within the US, across Europe, and even in the Pacific...

Nov 20 07:42

President set to sign immigrant plan in Las Vegas

President Barack Obama is traveling to Las Vegas on Friday to sign an executive order that would offer temporary legal status to millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally and set off a new fight with Republicans in Congress.

Obama plans to speak at Del Sol High School, which he first visited as a presidential candidate in 2008 and where he first laid out a broad immigration plan in January 2013.

This time he will be arriving in Las Vegas to deliver at least part of his promise for reform, and will renew a challenge to the new GOP majorities in Congress to pass an immigration bill if they don’t like it, White House officials said.

Obama, in a video released on Facebook, said he would make a nationally televised announcement on immigration from the White House at 8 p.m. EST today, then would go to Las Vegas to promote the plan Friday. Del Sol High is in a largely Hispanic neighborhood east of McCarran International Airport.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Funny how Eisenhower was able to completely stop the illegal immigrants with only 1/10th the border patrol agents Obama has! What is broken about immigration is actually enforcing the laws and THAT is the responsibility of the White House. It is called the Executive Branch because under the Constitution, the President executes the will of the Congress. Clearly, with regards to enforcing the immigration laws, it is the President who has failed, not the Congress. But, sadly, we have a President who appears to be suffering from narcissistic personality disorder, unable to admit when he is wrong (just look at Obamacare) and hence will exceed his lawful authority to create new laws to cover up his ineptitude at enforcing the will of the Congress and the American people.

Nov 20 07:24

Jeb Bush meets with major Wall Street donors to prepare for potential 2016 presidential run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is quietly meeting with major Wall Street donors in New York to line up financial backing for a potential 2016 presidential run, people familiar with his plans said.

A finance industry executive said Bush was at a downtown Manhattan bank Monday, his fifth visit to the city since June. The source declined to name the bank, saying the sitdown was confidential.

Bush has said he is considering a run, and supporters, including his younger brother, former President George W. Bush, say Jeb is undecided.

Nov 20 07:13

Texas Border County Fraud Lawsuit: The Mailman Did It

MCALLEN, Texas -- Mailmen are selling lists of voters mailing addresses so candidates and supporters can go visit them and “help” fill out their ballots has the latest corruption scandal along the Texas Border.

Nov 20 06:47

How the Israel lobby protected Ukrainian Neo-Nazis

An amendment to the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would have forbidden US assistance, training and weapons to neo-Nazis and other extremists in Ukraine was kept out of the final bill by the Republican-led House Rules Committee. Introduced by Democratic Representative John Conyers, the amendment was intended to help tamp down on violent confrontations between Ukrainian forces and Russian separatists. (Full text of the amendment embedded at the end of this article).

Nov 20 05:40

The National Sep 11th Memorial and Museum accepts Anthony Freda's 9/11 Truth Art

They might have graciously accepted it from the artist, but will they ever dare display it in public view?

Nov 19 19:28

Filming Cops in UK is Act of Terror

While filming a routine stop and search of her boyfriend on the London Underground, Gemma suddenly found herself detained, handcuffed and threatened with arrest. Act of Terror tells the story of her fight to bring the police to justice and prevent this happening to anyone else, ever again.

Nov 19 19:05

Anti-Zionism Continues to Rise

Rivlin, who is the president of the Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Israel, seems to have noticed this backlash in Europe. The Jerusalem Post cited him pronouncing a devastating blow on Israel. Rivlin said,

“The time has come to admit that Israel is a sick society, with an illness that demands treatment.”[3]

Rivlin said that the regime has “forgotten how to be decent human beings.”[4]

That certainly is a bad rap for the Zionist regime—and it is just the beginning. Last month, the Israeli journalist Gideon Levy of Haaretz called Jerusalem “the capital of apartheid.”[5]

Nov 19 18:50

Jerry (Ben & Jerry’s) lives in a fake world

Consider the November 6th Democracy Now! interview with Jerry Greenfield (of Ben and Jerry’s). When asked, “And, Jerry Greenfield, is Ben & Jerry’s opposed to GMOs, per se?,” Jerry answered:

“No, Ben & Jerry’s doesn’t really take a position on that. We always say we’re not scientists. You know, there really haven’t been independent studies. But our issue is simply about transparency, having a consumer have the right to know.”

Really, Jerry? There haven’t been independent studies? You don’t take a position? You know nothing about gene drift and Roundup? How convenient. How pleasant and liberating it is not to be a scientist.

Nov 19 17:38

Abuse Campaigners Are Not Conspiracy Theorists, Mr Cameron

Cameron has spun in a different direction, arithmetically, trying to convince people concerned about child abuse and cover-ups that two plus two makes nothing. Spinning on the day the Wanless report, into missing Home Office documents said to contain information about powerful people abusing children, was released, Cameron resorted to calling abuse campaigners conspiracy theorists. To do so, he exploited the fact that evidence could not be found within a few weeks to explain just how at least 114 files concerning child abuse went missing.

One of the missing files is a dossier presented in 1983 to then Home Secretary Leon Brittan by the Conservative MP Geoffrey Dickens. Mr Dickens, who is now deceased, spoke in 1983 of a paedophile ring involving "big, big names - people in positions of power, influence and responsibility". Despite attempts to posthumously smear Dickens, there has been progress in investigating abuse rings linked to powerful people, including those involving the Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE).

Nov 19 16:45

Lawmakers asked to sign secrecy pledge on gasline before Walker takes office

Legislators plan to meet the day after Thanksgiving for a final update from the Parnell administration on the proposed natural gas pipeline. But they won't be allowed to attend unless they sign a secrecy pledge.

While some lawmakers will decline to take the pledge, the Legislature arrived at this point because of a 69-page Parnell administration bill it approved overwhelmingly last spring that stresses secrecy on key details about the proposed Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas project. The title of the bill alone runs to 480 words.

Nov 19 16:20

STUDY: Banking culture breeds dishonesty

A banking culture that implicitly puts financial gain above all else fuels greed and dishonesty and makes bankers more likely to cheat, according to the findings of a scientific study.

Nov 19 15:54

Reagan and Bush Offer No Precedent for Obama’s Amnesty Order

“What about Reagan in 1987? And George H.W. Bush in 1990?” -- This has become a favorite Democratic and center-left rebuttal to Republicans angry at reports that President Obama may soon grant residency and working papers to as many as 5 million illegal aliens. If Obama acts, he’d rely on precedents set by Republican predecessors. Surely that should disbar today’s Republicans from complaining? -- Surely not, and for four reasons.

Nov 19 15:43

Obama Immigration Speech: CBS, Fox, NBC & ABC Not Airing?

President Barack Obama will finally be making public tomorrow night what his plan is to overhaul immigration. However, while his primetime speech will postpone part of the 15th annual Latin Grammys, it will not be covered by most of the Big 4 – if any of them.

Nov 19 15:31

Taxpayers billed $358,490.90 for president to attend chef’s wedding

Judicial Watch announced today it has obtained records from the United States Air Force revealing the flight cost for President Obama’s Labor Day 2014 weekend trips for fundraising, personal business, and politicking came to a total of $1,539,402.10 in taxpayer-paid transportation expenses. The documents regarding the transportation expenses came in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed on September 2, 2014.

Nov 19 15:24

People Today Need To Obtain The Security Of A Firearm BEFORE Times Get Tough

Some believe that we will very likely experience a ‘Greater Depression’ and a devastating breakdown of our civilized social fabric – leading to extremely difficult and possibly very dangerous violent times. -- When this time comes, you will discover (if you don’t already know) that your own security will become up front and personal.

Nov 19 14:47

The Sunday Shows Are Completely Infatuated With War

In a two-week, three-episode span in September, America’s prominent Sunday news talk shows featured 89 guests talking about U.S. military options in Syria and Iraq. Only one of those guests, The Nation’s editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, would count as “anti-war.” The situation barely improves if you add in cable talk shows: Out of a total 205 guests discussing military options in the same period, just six opposed intervention, versus 125 who spoke in favor of it.

Nov 19 14:38

U.N.: Cuts in carbon emissions not enough to prevent ‘global warming'

Pledges by the United States and other countries to sharply reduce greenhouse-gas emissions still aren’t enough to prevent global temperatures from rising beyond levels that scientists believe could be dangerous to the planet’s health, a U.N.-commissioned study says.

Nov 19 14:32

Gun sales surge ahead of jury’s Ferguson decision

Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury’s decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

Nov 19 12:05

'Deplorable' porn emails that got Pennsylvania officials fired included images with children and sexual violence against women

Some of the pornographic emails exchanged among Pennsylvania state government officials in a scandal that has claimed at least four jobs involved children and violent sexual acts against women, the state attorney general has revealed.

Attorney General Kathleen Kane described the images 'deplorable' during an interview with CNN on Tuesday night.

'When I saw them they literally took my breath away,' Kane said. 'And they are deplorable: hardcore, graphic, sometimes violent emails that had a string of videos and pictures depicting sometimes children, old women. Some of them involved violent sexual acts against women.'

Nov 19 12:04

Campus cops brutalize man, no explanation *VIDEO*

A half-dozen Brookdale Community College police officers brutalized a man for at least eight minutes without telling him what law he broke.

Nov 19 11:01

‘Outrageous’: Ferguson organizers say State of Emergency violates laws, thwarts civil liberties

GOVERNOR’S DECLARATION ‘ONLY THREATENS TO STIR UP TENSIONS AND DENIGRATE THE PEACEFUL EFFORTS OF COUNTLESS NON-VIOLENT ACTIVISTS’

Nov 19 09:55

JFK: THE ZIONIST MANIFOLD COVER-UP

To discover the deepest truth of the JFK assassination, one has to tear up not one, but many lies stacked on top of each other. Pealing off the government lie is just the beginning. Just like in the case of 9/11, the mainstream “JFK truth movement” is really a cloud of partial truths meant to hide the core truth (the Zionist coup).

Nov 19 09:18

LIVING WITH INSANITY

It is quite clear that the United States is responsible for destabilizing Ukraine. Its CIA funds have been invested into many unsavoury projects, perhaps most disturbing is its paying support to a collection of neo-Nazi groups ranging from extremist parties to violent militia forces, some of the very groups who have committed atrocities such as murdering many hundreds of civilians.

Nov 19 08:47

Gerald Celente: First Financial Calamity then War

So, which do we get first: a global economic crash or a global world war? Gerald Celente, Publisher of the Trends Journal (TrendsResearch.com) says, “I would say first would come the economic calamity, but you don’t know what will cause it. For example, when 9/11 happened, they closed down Wall Street. If there is a terrorist strike, either false flag or real, they will blame the economic conditions on these terrorists. . . . They will use it as an excuse. So, you don’t know whether it’s heads or tails, but the coin will be flipped.”

What will the economy look like to the man on the street when the economy finally takes a fall? Celente predicts, “It’s going to be inflation, but it’s going to be currency devaluation rather than commodity inflation.

Nov 19 08:36

The Legacy of Merce

On this edition of DTRH Popeye comes back to the airwaves after a month off due to the tragic and extremely untimely death of his beautiful wife Merce. He explains in detail the true meaning of Merce’s favorite quote “Be the change you wish to see in the world” by speaking about what he calls “The Legacy of Merce.” She talked the talk and walked the walk. The world is a better place because of her. After hearing this broadcast hopefully you will be inspired to change your perspective on life, and go be the change you wish to see in the world as Merce did.

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