POLITICS/ELECTIONS/CORRUPTION

Jul 18 11:31

Malaysia Flight MH17 crash Ukraine compared to United 93 crash in Shanksville on 9/11

Huge difference from MH17 crash site to United 93 crash site in Shanksville on 9/11

Jul 18 11:17

U.S. is the Only Country Blaming Russia for MH17. Other Countries saying "Unclear Who shot it down" Ukraine Confiscated all Air Traffic Control Conversations with MH17

the U.S. is the only one that has been blaming Russia for the downing of MH17. No other country, including Germany, New Zealand, Netherlands, etc are blaming Russia. the U.S. sure is beating those war drums. I guess they don't like the fact that Russia does not plan on using the Petro dollar anymore.

Jul 18 10:39

Thinking Dangerously in an Age of Political Betrayal

Thinking has become dangerous in the United States.

The symptoms are everywhere, but one symptomatic display of anti-enlightenment, religious fundamentalism can be observed in the Texas GOP Party platform which states, among other things, that “We oppose teaching of Higher order Thinking Skills [because they] have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs and undermining parental control” to a Tennessee bill that “allows the teaching of creationism in state’s classrooms.” Couple this with the call on the part of the Texas Republican party to ban the income tax, eliminate corporate taxes, sack the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Education, and the Department of energy, along with policies designed to force teachers to teach creationism and climate change denial in the schools.

Jul 18 09:49

Beware The Dangers Of Congress’ Latest Cybersecurity Bill

A new cybersecurity bill poses serious threats to our privacy, gives the government extraordinary powers to silence potential whistleblowers, and exempts these dangerous new powers from transparency laws.

Jul 18 09:44

CNN forced to film Israelis cheer Gaza strike

That may in part also explain her angry tweet against the crowd on the hill, calling them “scum” after they made threats if she did not say nice things about Israel. The tweet, of course, was quickly deleted – presumably after her minders at CNN intervened.

Jul 18 09:38

Was MH17 Sabotaged By An Israeli Security Team At Amsterdam Schiphol Airport?

As the only non-European journalist to cover The Hague inquiry into the Amsterdam crash of El Al flight 1862 (October 1992), which destroyed a Biljmeer district apartment complex, I discovered many aspects of the Israeli security set-up at Schipol International Airport and the role of the Mossad intelligence agency in secret operations there, one of Europe’s business transport hubs. This same airport spy network is very likely involved in the recent crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 over the Ukraine. . . .

. . . Once again, this time in the destruction of MH17, there is an Israeli-connected air crash with political ramifications involving Israeli strategic interests, inside Israel exactly when its military launches an invasion of Gaza and in troubled Ukraine, a supplier of military electronics to the IDF.

Jul 18 09:31

New Obama rule could force cities to house illegals

The Obama administration, in July 2013, quietly introduced a new regulation that critics say will dramatically increase Washington’s power over local zoning laws in every city and town that accepts federal block grants through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. -- And it’s the federal grants that could be used as a hook in the nose of these cities, forcing them to house illegal immigrants against their will.

Jul 18 09:23

It’s now a crime to let your kid play alone at the park

Earlier this month a South Carolina mom was put behind bars after being arrested for allegedly allowing her 9-year-old daughter to play at a park unsupervised by an adult. The girl was equipped with a cell phone and playing at a park near her mother’s place of work but this didn’t stop police from charging Debra Harrell of North Augusta with unlawful conduct toward a child. Now, Harrell’s daughter is in custody with the department of social services.

Jul 18 09:04

New Information Provides New Questions About Malaysian Flight

Brandon Turbeville
Activist Post

Only yesterday, I wrote an article entitled “6 Reasons To Question The Official Story Of The Malaysian Flight Over Ukraine” where, as the title suggests, I briefly discussed a number of reasons the story presented by Western media outlets blaming Ukrainian separatists and even the Russian government for shooting down the plane were both contradictory and dubious.

Now, on the day after the crash of the flight, more information has emerged regarding the details surrounding what actually brought the flight down. Yet, as is typical in international incidents, the Western press reports simply add more questions to the pile.

First, it is important to point out the deceptive nature of many of the Western reports so it can be demonstrated that the credibility of all future reports should be viewed as highly questionable...

Jul 18 08:53

Rejecting victimhood: the case for Palestinian resistance

I wonder whether, when the settler-colonial army of Israel is pounding Gaza, Palestinians should grab guitars, pianos, and white ribbons, look up at their oppressors flying over their heads in apaches and F16s, and sing a lullaby of peace. Perhaps, then, we can impress Middle East “experts” and “non-violent resistance” -mind you, I am using the V word- butterflies. I wonder, moreover, what authority, defined by what experience, entitles these experts and butterflies to ask us, the Palestinians, to put down our arms. Nonsense.

Jul 18 08:52

Superpower - A Rebuke of US Global Economic and Military Superiority

Should citizens trust that their government will keep them safe, a government that keeps secrets, and lies, in the name of national security? Does the simple act of withholding information lead to a world of eroding civil liberties and corruption? Superpower presents a view of US foreign policy, which lies in stark contrast to that depicted by corporate media, popular pundits, and US heads of state. With the fall of the Soviet Union, the US has emerged as the preeminent superpower of the world. Superpower illustrates how the United States has chosen to leverage that position to pursue a grand strategy which will ensure itself unilateral world domination through absolute economic and military superiority. It shows a consistent pattern of government deception.

Jul 18 08:39

Foreclosure: Uniform Commercial Code Law Conference Addresses Homeowner Super Pac; Atty Wendy Alison Nora and More.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Alina Virani, KingCast and Mortgage Movies Watch Homeowners' Super Pac, Seattle's Rolling Rebellion, Attorneys, Politicians and Citizens Square off Against the Banksters' Uniform Law "Reform" Conference.

Yessir, Karen Pooley, Yours Truly and several other dedicated people actually participated and were acknowledged by ULC's William Breetz as he stated that the conference welcomed homeowner and protestors' concerns. I am hear to help assure that his words amount to something more than mere promises. Video forthcoming.

The short (local) version of this video is here.
Deadly Clear website link is here.
HuffPo's Joel Sucher's coverage is here.

Jul 18 08:30

Falluja and Gaza: Why Counter-Terrorism fails when the Problem is Political

There are such things as small terrorist groups that do a lot of harm and lack any significant social or political support. It may well be that such groups can be defeated by counter-terrorism operations.

Jul 18 08:09

Judge Napolitano to Obama: Be Like Reagan on Downed Plane

This guy just jumped the Shark! Shame on you Nappy!IMHO you've come out of the closet!

President Barack Obama should go on national television and call Russian President Vladimir Putin a killer, much like President Ronald Reagan did in 1983 when Russians shot down a Korean airliner, says Judge Andrew Napolitano.

Jul 18 08:05

Obama’s ratings tumble in Germany, Russia in wake of NSA spying, Ukraine crisis

Revelations of the National Security Agency’s global spy program, together with civil strife in Ukraine has severely damaged Barack Obama’s popularity among Brazilians, Germans and Russians, a major US polling agency reported.

Jul 18 07:55

Zero-Sum Privacy: The More Secrets Government Has, The Fewer We Do

The consequences of the NSA’s omnivorous eavesdropping aren’t all bad: to foil American espionage, Germany’s politicians may join Russia’s in reverting to typewriters. That move will doubtless diminish the productivity, such as it is, of both sets of sponges, just as forgoing shipments by planes and trucks in favor of horse-drawn wagons would empty supermarkets pretty dang quick. And while I’m not expecting a hearty “Thank you!” from the serfs of either nation, they owe us one nonetheless: our taxes keep the NSA snooping on their rulers, whose abilities to tyrannize will shrink if they do indeed shun the internet.

Jul 18 07:41

Obama Admin Planned Children Invasion

Documents show that since 2012, Catholic and Baptist agencies have
received millions of dollars from the Obama Administration
for the "Unaccompanied Alien Children Project."
Since last October, over 60,000 Central American children
have flooded into the US.

Catholic bishops and Catholic Charities have been in collusion with the Obama Administration - in violation of "separation of church and state"
Obviously the Government's motive isn't altruism.

Jul 18 07:39

America Is Ripe For Authoritarianism

America is on the precipice of a fascist uprising. While liberals have consistently leveled the f-word against opponents on the right, much the same way conservatives have appropriated socialist or Marxist against those on the political left, there is now data showing that proto-fascist movements are on the rise.

Jul 18 07:09

Neocons Get Ball Rolling On World War III

Obama, Hillary Clinton, the State Department, John McCain and others in government have reached the conclusion Russia was behind the deadly attack on a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine. They have reached this conclusion despite the fact the attack occurred less than 24 hours ago and an investigation has yet to begin.

The neocon wing of the establishment is ready to begin the process of blaming Russia and start the process of punitive sanctions.

Jul 18 07:04

14 Reasons Obama Is Lying When He Claims The World Is ‘More Stable’ And ‘Less Violent’ Than Ever

With a straight face, Barack Obama has been repeatedly telling us that the world is "more stable" and "less violent" than ever. In fact, he believes that this is the best time in history to be alive because of how peaceful and stable everything is. And of course Obama is more than happy to take credit for his role in bringing all of this "stability" about. Just this week, his press secretary told the media that this administration has "substantially improved" the "tranquility of the global community". Apparently these guys don't think that we will notice all of the violence, war and terrorism constantly raging all around us.

Jul 18 06:52

The Human Price of Neocon Havoc

Whether the tragedy is four boys getting blown apart while playing on a beach in Gaza or nearly 300 killed from a suspected missile strike on a Malaysian Airliner over Ukraine or the thousands upon thousands of other innocent victims slaughtered in Iraq, Syria, Libya and other recent war zones, the underlying lesson is that the havoc encouraged by America’s neocons results in horrendous loss of human life.

The overriding lesson from these tragedies should be that the real villains are people who opt for chaos and war over progress and peace. And, in the case of the Middle East and Ukraine, the greatest purveyors of this unnecessary warfare are America’s neocons.

Jul 18 05:29

Company co-founded by Nancy Pelosi’s son charged with securities fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a company cofounded by Paul Pelosi Jr. with fraud on Wednesday after learning that two convicted criminals were running the business.

Paul Pelosi Jr., the son of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.), was the president and chief operating officer of Natural Blue Resources Inc., an investment company he cofounded that focuses on “environmentally-friendly” ventures.

The SEC charged four individuals with fraud, including former New Mexico Gov. Toney Anaya, and suspended trading in the company’s stock. Pelosi owned over 10 million shares in the company in 2009.

The SEC said Wednesday the company was “secretly controlled” by James E. Cohen and Joseph Corazzi, both of whom had previous fraud convictions. Corazzi violated federal securities laws and was barred from acting as an officer or director of a public company. Cohen was previously incarcerated for financial fraud.

Jul 18 03:54

Plane crash builds pressure on West over Ukraine

The immediate hours after the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 brought far more questions than answers. But one thing was clear: The deaths of nearly 300 people will put new pressure on the White House and European leaders to address the conflict in Ukraine and confront Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Jul 18 02:46

Most Voters Want to Send Latest Illegal Immigrants Home ASAP

Most voters don’t want any of the young illegal immigrants who’ve recently arrived here housed in their state and say any legislation passed by Congress to deal with the problem should focus on sending them home as soon as possible.

Jul 18 01:51

Israel Commits War Crimes — Interview with Harry Fear

Abby Martin speaks with journalist and documentarian, Harry Fear, to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing Israeli siege on Gaza, including the bombing of 4 children on a Gaza beach and the failure of the most recent ceasefire.

Jul 18 01:35

Palestinian Children Have No Iron Dome

One day after a U.S. congressional committee voted to send more U.S. tax dollars to bolster Israel’s Iron Dome shield, four Palestinian boys were killed on an open beach by Israeli shelling from a naval ship offshore.
At the moment, with the Israeli ground invasion under way, the future looks bleak. Have we reached a tipping point? Will the Gaza beach murders be the moment when the world wakes up?

Or as Jon Stewart asks us in the clip above, “has the world gone mad?”

Jul 17 22:51

Homeland Security Starting to Police American Towns: Community Outreach to Desensitize Public

Residents of Greenville, North Carolina were alarmed this week after finding armed Department of Homeland Security officers out in full force in their community. Many residents were concerned, thinking there must be an imminent terrorist threat – after all, DHS is a federal agency that’s supposed to protect the country from terrorist threats, so why else would armed Department of Homeland Security agents be in their neighborhoods? -- No Terrorist threat, just a Show of Federal Force

Jul 17 22:43

The Dementedness Destroying Israel

Today as the current spring rain of missiles pours down on Gaza, the intent arises from a totally different cause, a manufactured cause created by Netanyahu’s government directed at the Israeli people to elicit unconditional support to destroy Gaza.

Jul 17 21:53

Border Crisis Causes Support for “Immigration Reform” to Drop

A recent Pew Research Center poll indicates that a majority of Americans favor speeding up the process of deporting Central American children who are in the nation illegally. A majority also disapproves of the way President Obama is handling the illegal immigration problem.

Jul 17 21:34

What Is The Murder Of The Middle Class?

The greatest nation in world history is being destroyed, plundered and looted by the premeditated murder of the middle class. This is no accident, mistake or coincidence. This is a purposeful plan. This is the boldest, grandest criminal conspiracy in world history.

Jul 17 21:26

Hillary Clinton Blames Russia for Downed Plane in Ukraine

Presumptive 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has placed blame for the downing of a Malaysian plane earlier today on Russia. -- She told Charlie Rose there appears “to be some growing awareness” that “Russian insurgents” were behind the downing.

Jul 17 19:13

Other Enemies of Freedom

The System Lords do not enslave you as conquerors in battle, but by ink and stealth. When Lord Obama was elected as President of the Fascist State of America, he did not campaign on instigating the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). What a good piece of legislation the duped may say, trying to make those tax dodging corporations pay their dues.

Jul 17 19:09

14 Reasons Obama Is Lying When He Claims The World Is ‘More Stable’ And ‘Less Violent’ Than Ever

With a straight face, Barack Obama has been repeatedly telling us that the world is "more stable" and "less violent" than ever. In fact, he believes that this is the best time in history to be alive because of how peaceful and stable everything is. And of course Obama is more than happy to take credit for his role in bringing all of this "stability" about. Just this week, his press secretary told the media that this administration has "substantially improved" the "tranquility of the global community". Apparently these guys don't think that we will notice all of the violence, war and terrorism constantly raging all around us. It would be wonderful if the planet actually was becoming a more peaceful place, but instead the exact opposite is happening. The world is becoming increasingly unstable, and if we aren't really careful we could see World War III break out before too long. But if you listen to Obama, he makes it sound like we are living in an emerging global utopia.

Jul 17 17:51

This girl’s cop prank failed, good thing her cameraman knew how to flex his rights

SELF-PROCLAIMED MODEL, ACTRESS, AND PRANKSTER, MELISSA FLENTZERIS SETUP HER LATEST PRANK LAST WEEK, THIS TIME ON COPS

Jul 17 17:22

Christopher Bollyn - "How Disinformation is used to Suppress 9-11 Truth"

The 9-11 Truth movement has been the target of disinformation from the very beginning. This, of course, should be expected because the highest-level Zionist culprits behind the false-flag terrorism of 9-11 also control our government and media. Their evil agenda of war and conquest can only succeed by suppressing public awareness of what really happened on 9-11. The perpetrators of 9-11 are behind the disinformation campaign, which is meant to undermine the 9-11 Truth movement. It is, therefore, essential that we understand how they use disinformation to confuse and weaken the integrity of the truth movement. . .

. . . The fact that Donald Fox works for a Canadian financial company, which happens to be the largest partner in Tamir Fishman, an Israeli financial firm where Ehud Barak is a senior partner and adviser, suggests that his disinformation work against 9-11 Truth is connected to his employment at RBC Capital Markets. That would make sense.

Jul 17 17:05

McCain warns Putin over downed Malaysian airplane

Hawkish US Senator John McCain has pointed the finger at Russian President Vladimir Putin after a passenger plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine.

McCain said on Thursday if pro-Russian forces are linked to the crash, it would point directly to Putin.

“The separatists could have only gotten that capability from Russia and so therefore the culpable party here is Vladimir Putin,” he claimed.

Jul 17 16:07

The Fed’s Paint-By-The-Numbers Insanity: Why Humphrey-Hawkins Should Be Repealed Now

Janet Yellen’s circuitous prattle before the congressional committees this week is a reminder that the Humphrey-Hawkins Act is an obsolete relic and should be repealed. It arose out of the Keynesian heyday in the 1970s and is predicated on a closed US economy. That is, it presumes the macro-economy is a giant bathtub in which demand can be filled to the brim through “monetary accommodation”, and that a full tub will float jobs, GDP and public well-being to their optimum state.

Jul 17 15:31

Throwing BRICS at Israel

The USA and EU are in a epic brawl for resources and to save the US dollar from being marginalized to keep the current elite in power. What we are seeing is the multi-polar world crashing on the 20th century winners. This is what the conflicts in Ukraine, Iraq, Iran, and others including Gaza are really about.

Now for Israel Firsters, this is major blow because Israel’s power comes from its complete mastery of the USA and EU financial and political systems. Without the USA specifically, Israel is deep trouble.

Jul 17 15:18

The Human Price of Neocon Havoc

Whether the tragedy is four boys getting blown apart while playing on a beach in Gaza or nearly 300 killed from a suspected missile strike on a Malaysian Airliner over Ukraine or the thousands upon thousands of other innocent victims slaughtered in Iraq, Syria, Libya and other recent war zones, the underlying lesson is that the havoc encouraged by America’s neocons results in horrendous loss of human life.

Jul 17 15:14

What is wrong with these pictures? Malaysia Airlines MH-17 crash site compared to United 93 crash site in Shanksville. Convenient it was a Malaysian Flight and a 777 too....

Pointing out the obvious.... Ukraine Malaysian debris crash to 9/11 United 93 crash site.

It sure is convenient that it was a Malaysian 777 that was shot down over Ukraine today.
The bodies are fully intact in the pictures without blood. Really from 33000 feet up, bodies will be intact and not burned?

Jul 17 14:17

Israel Launches Ground Offensive In Gaza

Brandon Turbeville
Activist Post

As much of the world focuses on the Malaysian flight that was allegedly shot down over Ukraine, Israel is preparing to launch a ground offensive against Palestinians living in Gaza.

Announcing the offensive on Twitter, the Israeli Defense Forces wrote "Our goal is to target Hamas' tunnels that enable terrorists to infiltrate Israel and carry out attacks.”

Although there was a brief ceasefire early Thursday so as to allow “residents to stock up on food and other supplies,” fighting resumed between the Israeli occupiers and Hamas when rockets were fired into Israeli occupied territory.

The Israelis responded by launching two airstrikes in the Gaza strip...

Jul 17 12:56

Exit Agent William Hague... still making excuses for Israel

Stuart Littlewood says the recently-resigned UK foreign secretary, William Hague, was waving Israel’s flag to the last minute, and holds little hope that Hague’s successor, Philip Hammond, would be any better.

Jul 17 12:29

U.N.: Nations Hide Rise in Private Digital Snooping

Stepping into a fierce debate over digital privacy rights, the U.N. human rights office says it has strong evidence of a growing complicity among private companies in government spying. It says governments around the world are using both legal and covert methods to access private content and metadata, amounting to "de facto coercion" of companies.

Jul 17 12:26

UK Adds Facial Recognition to Surveillance Arsenal

Nicholas West
Activist Post

The UK is probably the only place that surpasses New York's "Ring of Steel" for bringing a full-spectrum Big Brother surveillance state to reality. As far back as 2006, even the BBC reported that fears of a "surveillance society" already had taken effect as, at the time, there was 1 CCTV camera for every 14 people. It's now 1 for every 11, which is 5.9 million total cameras.

As the pace of facial recognition technology increases, as well as advances in artificial intelligence algorithms, the two are merging to provide police with easier and quicker access to matching all of the images from those millions of cameras, which are now stored in databases.

British police are ready to roll-out the latest technology called NeoFace which claims the ability to positively identify criminals in a matter of seconds. And it's not just Britain that is putting such systems into effect...

Jul 17 11:07

David Swanson: Worth Fighting For?

I was not sure I would like a book called Worth Fighting For by a former soldier who walked across the United States to raise money for the Pat Tillman Foundation. The website of that foundation celebrates military “service” and the “higher calling” for which Tillman left professional football, namely participation in the U.S. war on the people of Afghanistan and Iraq. Rather than funding efforts to put an end to war, as Tillman actually might have wished by the end of his life, the foundation hypes war participation, funds veterans, and to this day presents Tillman’s death thusly...

Jul 17 10:48

When and How to End a Foreign Intervention

The latest fallout in Iraq and the ongoing unrest in Afghanistan—two states visited by extensive foreign interventions—raise the question of whether the international community can ever really extricate itself once it has intervened in the affairs of a particular country.

Jul 17 10:33

Obama Attacks Second Amendment with Executive Order

Outlaws Russian-made AK-47 rifles with stroke of his unconstitutional pen!

Obama exploited the conflict in Ukraine to target the importation of the popular AK line of firearms manufactured by Kalashnikov Concern in Izhmash, Russia. The unconstitutional ban includes the Saiga line of rifles and shotguns.

Jul 17 10:22

Pure Manipulation, $1.3B of Paper Gold Dumped Onto Illiquid Market

There is one entity that has proven time and time again that they are quite capable of making money no matter which way the market moves.

That entity are the banks.

As we know, most markets are manipulated in some degree, but none more so than the commodities market.

Within the commodities market, some of the most rampant and blatant manipulation takes place in the precious metals market.

Manipulation that once was considered “conspiracy”, has now been proven true.

Unfortunately, even though the manipulation has been exposed, it still continues on.

Jul 17 09:05

Frightening People into Silence

“Chilling” is the word lawyers use to describe governmental behavior that does not directly interfere with constitutionally protected freedoms, but rather tends to deter folks from exercising them.

Classic examples of “chilling” occurred in the 1970s, when FBI agents and U.S. Army soldiers, in business suits with badges displayed or in full uniform, showed up at anti-war rallies and proceeded to photograph and tape record protesters.

Jul 17 08:45

Big Banks Hit with Monster $250 Billion Lawsuit in Housing Crisis

Ellen Brown
Activist Post

For years, homeowners have been battling Wall Street in an attempt to recover some portion of their massive losses from the housing Ponzi scheme. But progress has been slow, as they have been outgunned and out-spent by the banking titans.

In June, however, the banks may have met their match, as some equally powerful titans strode onto the stage. Investors led by BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, and PIMCO, the world’s largest bond-fund manager, have sued some of the world’s largest banks for breach of fiduciary duty as trustees of their investment funds. The investors are seeking damages for losses surpassing $250 billion. That is the equivalent of one million homeowners with $250,000 in damages suing at one time...

Jul 17 08:18

Russia warns of retaliation over new Western "blackmail" sanctions

MOSCOW, July 17 (Xinhua) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry said here Thursday that Russia would retaliate "asymmetrically but painfully," after the United States and the European Union (EU) announced fresh sanctions against the country.

"We are not going to tolerate blackmail and reserve the right to take measures in response," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The statement said the sanctions, imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department Wednesday and targeting individuals and major Russian firms in the financial, energy and arms sectors, are a "primitive attempt to take revenge for the fact that events in Ukraine are not unfolding in line with Washington's scenario."

Jul 17 07:56

Backed by Obama, Israeli Leaders Threaten Full Scale Ground Invasion of Gaza

The Israeli government intensified its barbaric nine-day bombardment of the Gaza Strip yesterday, as senior ministers issued new warnings of a full-scale ground assault that would send the Palestinian death toll—already exceeding 220—soaring further.

Jul 17 07:11

Check Mating Washington in its Own Backyard with BRICSIANSE

The United States and its closest allies have attempted to isolate Russia and President Vladimir Putin from the world stage. As a result of Western support for the Ukrainian regime that came to power through violence in Kiev, actions taken by Western powers against Russia have included expelling Russia from the G-8 of capitalist powers, the freezing of the assets of Russian government officials and Russian banks, and imposing travel bands on Russian citizens.

However, Putin has check-mated U.S. President Barack Obama in the American president’s own backyard.

The interest of Iran, Argentina, Nigeria, Syria, and Egypt in joining BRICS may soon see the group's acronym become «BRICSIANSE». Such a development would triumph the nations of the world that refuse to take orders from Washington...

Jul 17 06:45

World May Be More Dangerous Now Than During Cold War

Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer said Obama’s comment that “We live in a complex world” “may the understatement of the year”, and claimed the world may be more dangerous now than at the height of the Cold War.

Jul 17 05:16

The Losers From U.S. Sanctions: AMERICAN Businesses

U.S. Sanctions Against Foreign Nations Are Hurting American Companies

Jul 17 05:15

Dems’ Plan B fails: Bill to reverse Hobby Lobby ruling can’t clear filibuster

Democrats’ first effort to make political hay out of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision fell short Wednesday, victim to a GOP filibuster that leaves the justices’ ruling in place and likely shifts the issue to voters in November.

Only three Republicans joined with Democrats to back a bill to overturn last month’s ruling, which gave owners of closely-held corporations the right to opt out of providing insurance for contraceptive coverage for employees if they held a valid religious objection.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, said the failure to push the bill over the line will reignite charges of a GOP war on women.

“Senate Republicans continue to demonstrate that they are out of touch with women across America,” he told reporters after the vote.

Jul 17 04:37

Russia: US sanctions revenge for Ukrainian failure, Moscow may retaliate

Russia considers the latest package of sanctions against it issued by the US as revenge for the failure of Washington’s schemes in Ukraine and blackmail. Moscow reserves the right to retaliate.

“As for sanctions, they usually have a boomerang effect, and without a doubt will force US-Russian relations into a corner,” he explained. “This is a serious blow to our relationship. And it undermines the long term security interests of the US nation and its people.”

Jul 16 23:06

U.S. incarceration rate second only to guess who? (With Infographic)

When it comes to living in the land of the free, how free are we really? How does America’s incarceration rate reflect on our liberty? -- The U.S. ranks number one in the world for the largest prison population. 25% of the world’s prisoners live right here in our great land of liberty. That’s staggering! In America, even as crime decreases, prison populations continue to increase. Look around at all of your friends and neighbors…how many would you consider to be “bad people” deserving of prison time?

Jul 16 21:51

EXCLUSIVE: Released Alien from Border Crisis Arrested for Alleged Murder, Kidnapping in Texas

LUBBOCK, Texas—An illegal immigrant who was released by U.S. authorities with a Notice to Appear has been arrested for the alleged murder of a woman and kidnapping of children on U.S. soil. The alleged crimes occurred after the man was released.

The arrest was first reported by the Associated Press (AP), but Breitbart Texas has exclusively confirmed that the man was part of the Obama Administration’s catch and release policy for family groups from Central America.

Jul 16 20:21

Rep. Massie on censored 9/11 documents: “It challenges you to re-think everything”

In March Benswann.com reported that Reps. Thomas Massie (R-KY), Walter Jones (R-NC), and Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA), , along with families who lost loved ones on Sept. 11, 2001, urged the president to declassify 28 pages from the 9/11 congressional investigation report, providing more information to the general public.

On Friday Rep. Massie commented on his Facebook page:

“Before we involve ourselves in #Iraq, Congressmen and their constituents need to know more about the events leading up to 9/11. Understanding what enabled this tragedy to occur is fundamental to drafting a strategy for the Middle East.

http://benswann.com/rep-massie-on-shocking-911-documents-it-challenges...

Jul 16 19:50

CDC's National Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System is spying on kids & parents

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is using data analysis to identify children and families most at risk, and thus inform how time and money is allocated. When the DCF started this project two years ago, the goal was to see fewer dead children -- and that's what the department says is happening while spying on children & families.

Jul 16 18:52

636,000 Vets Wait a Month or More for Doc Appointments

Some 636,000 veterans across the country have medical appointments that are least a month from when they wanted to be seen, and 8,000 have been waiting four months to see a doctor, the chairman of a Senate committee announced Wednesday.

Jul 16 18:30

PAUL B. FARRELL: Our Market Society Has Made A Deal With The Devil, Capitalism Is On A Self-destructive Path, Killing Our Morals

Yes, capitalism is working … for the Forbes Global Billionaires. Their ranks swelled from 322 in 2000 to 1,645 in 2014. Yes, God wants them rich: 85 billionaires now control half the planet’s wealth. And by 2100 we’ll have 11 trillionaires.

Jul 16 18:25

What I Don’t Like About Life in the American Police State

I plan to keep fighting, writing, speaking up, speaking out, shouting if necessary, filing lawsuits, challenging the status quo, writing letters to the editor, holding my representatives accountable, thinking nationally but acting locally, and generally raising a ruckus anytime the government attempts to undermine the Constitution and ride roughshod over the rights of the citizenry.

Jul 16 17:50

3 Congressmen Call for Release of Secret 9/11 Documents After Reading Them

All of the Chairs of the 9/11 Commission and the Congressional Investigation Into 9/11 Say It’s “Implausible” that the 9/11 Hijackers Acted Without Government Backing

Jul 16 17:46

‘'THE ISRAELI MILITARY DOES NOT TARGET CIVILIANS'’ – Must See Video

Reporter Jon Snow slams Israeli spokesman Mark Regev

As four boys die in a shell attack in Gaza, Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev says : "The story with these four boys is a tragedy - let's be clear the Israeli military does not target civilians."/strong>

Jul 16 17:30

Globalist Mouthpiece Calls For The Entire Planet To Adopt The ‘National Identification System’ One European Country Has Established

Would you like to have a digital identity card that is automatically issued to you at birth? In one European nation, residents use such a card when they go to the hospital, when they do their banking, when they go shopping and even when they vote. This card has become so popular that this particular European country actually plans to start issuing them to millions of non-citizens all over the planet who request them. Never heard about this? Neither had I before this week. The Economist, a well-known mouthpiece for the global elite, is calling for the entire planet to adopt this “national identification system” that the little nation of Estonia has adopted. The Economist is touting all of the “benefits” of a “national identification card”, but are there dangers as well? Could adopting such a system potentially open the door for greater government tyranny than we have ever known before?

Jul 16 17:08

National Security Agency Refuses to Release Documents on Mysterious Death of UN Secretary-General Over 50 Years Ago

The National Security Agency continues to withhold all portions of two documents about the 1961 death of Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold in Ndola, Northern Rhodesia – now Zambia. The Agency continues to withhold this historically significant material despite a FOIA appeal from the National Security Archive that provides specific examples of previously released SIGINT (Signals Intelligence) documents from the 1950s and 1960s and explains why the Agency should not treat fifty-year-old documents as though they were created today.

Jul 16 15:02

Armed Homeland Security Agents in ‘Community Outreach’ to “Let People Know They’re in the Area”

The visible presence of armed federal agents for no other reason than to represent a show of force will only deepen concerns that the Department of Homeland Security is becoming America’s domestic standing army, a notion posited by the Rutherford Institute’s John Whitehead in a widely circulated article last month.

Jul 16 15:00

Cyril Smith: 'evidence of sex abuse' was overruled CPS report shows

Detective told chief constable in 1970 there was prima facie evidence of guilt – but DPP advised against prosecution

Jul 16 14:57

Exit Agent Hague…still making excuses for Israel

Hague messed with our universal jurisdiction laws to provide a safe haven for Israel’s war crimes suspects, notably Tzipi Livni who was largely responsible for the terror that brought death and destruction to Gaza’s civilians in the vicious blitzkrieg known as Operation Cast Lead, in which 1,400 Gazans were slaughtered including 320 children and 109 women, and thousands more horribly maimed. Livni was unrepentant.

Jul 16 14:52

Illegals to be sheltered in L.A. while homeless remain on street

Homeless activists in Los Angeles are angry about Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Obama administration moving to provide shelter for thousands of illegal immigrants while American homeless remain on the street without assistance.

Jul 16 13:28

Detroit residents continue protest to remain in homes

Standing on West Grand Boulevard last week, Detroit resident Sheree Bass held up a sign that said, “Stop the racket. Pay the taxes.” Underneath the phrase, she had taped a copy of the Wayne County tax statement for the home she’s lived in for years. Total amount due: $7,939.11

The problem, Bass says, is she doesn’t own the home located near Eastern Market. It’s actually owned by Oakland County developer Peter Barclae.

Bass is currently locked in a legal battle in Wayne County Circuit Court, along with a dozen other Detroiters who say Barclae is trying to sling homes they should’ve owned by now. Barclae, of West Bloomfield Township, contends otherwise.

Jul 16 13:19

John Boehner's Lawsuit Against President Obama Probably Won't Succeed in Court—But It Doesn't Have To

A poll released earlier this week found that a majority of Americans believe House Speaker John Boehner’s recently announced lawsuit against the president is not legitimate, and agree that it is "political stunt."

That’s half right. The suit is probably best understood as a sort of formal protest measure. It’s not that Boehner doesn’t want to win, nor that the suit lacks any serious legal grounding—but it’s less about scoring a binding legal victory than it is about drawing attention to the Obama administration’s casual approach to implementing and enforcing the law. The goal is to channel the Republican party's many frustrations with the president into an official forum that focuses on one of the clearest instances of executive branch overreach.

Jul 16 12:57

Gaza on brink of acute water crisis: Red Cross

BLOCKADED STRIP’S ALREADY DETERIORATING WATER SYSTEM NEAR CATASTROPHE

Jul 16 12:14

Judge in terrorism-related case raised $3 million for Israel, lawyers say

A federal judge who has raised more than $3 million for a pro-Israeli charity should not be allowed to handle the terrorism-related trial of a Palestinian immigrant, lawyers for a Southwest suburban woman say.

Activist Rasmieh Odeh, 66, of Evergreen Park, is due to stand trial in Detroit in September on charges she hid the 10 years she spent in an Israeli prison from federal authorities when she emigrated to the U.S. in 1995.

Odeh was convicted by the Israelis of two terrorist bombings — one of which killed two people — in Jerusalem in 1969, but also failed to acknowledge that fact when she successfully applied for U.S. citizenship in 2005, the feds said when they arrested her in the Chicago-area in October.

Jul 16 12:09

Obama’s Failure to Rein in CIA and NSA

The political embarrassments for President Barack Obama coming from the intelligence community, particularly the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency, continue to mount, but there is no sign whatsoever that the President is interested in reversing the pattern.

Jul 16 10:59

DHS wants UAVs for domestic surveillance, disasters, man-made or natural

SOON THERE WILL BE NOWHERE TO HIDE, DRONES SET TO MONITOR EVERYTHING

Jul 16 10:03

Why the Israelis Are Repetitively Violent - An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson

The consequences of the Israeli state of mind are, of course, catastrophic – first and foremost for the Palestinians, who suffer death and destruction for their justified resistance to oppression. The Zionists see them as latter-day Nazis but in truth they resemble the resisters in the Warsaw ghetto. And, if that rings true, then who do the Israelis now resemble?

Jul 16 08:48

Pope Francis Calls on U.S. to Welcome Illegal Immigrants

The Roman Catholic Church is complicit in this invasion.They are Obama's accomplices in the destruction of America. Time to start prosecuting these child molesting bastards IMHO!

In his message to the “Mexico/Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development,” Pope Francis characterized the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants that have crossed the U.S. southern border as a product of globalization, suggesting that the phenomenon is happening worldwide.

Jul 16 08:40

10 Problems Genetically Modified Foods Are Already Causing

by Joe Martino

Genetically modified foods (GMOs) have been getting a bad rep for years now as studies continue to come out revealing the dangerous nature of GMOs. Whether it be the harm they cause to people eating them, or the environment, many believe GMOs have no place in our world.

On the flip side, many state there are no real concerns we have to worry about yet when it comes to human consumption, and in many ways GMOs help to feed the world. The ‘feed the world’ claim has always been refuted by pointing to the amount of food waste that exists as well as the current farming methods available that could feed the world without GMOs.

Nonetheless, people are not sold on GMOs and they have good reason. Here are 10 problems genetically modified foods are already causing in our world. No need to keep waiting for the science, it’s already in...

Jul 16 07:39

The child abuse controversy reinforces what voters already think of sleazy MPs

There is something odd, and revealing, in YouGov's latest poll. We asked a series of questions about the controversies surrounding suggestions that senior politicians in the 1970s and 1980s abused children, and that this was covered up.

Jul 16 07:12

Is FEMA Preparing For Martial Law Over The "Mass Exodus" Of Illegal Aliens?

Obama wants to setup a national emergency announcement system that can broadcast to the entire country when there is a terrorist attack. Be prepared for a false flag.

Jul 16 07:06

Sen. Harry Reid says: "The Border IS Secure..."

Who the hell is he kidding?!

The only border that is unquestionably secure, is the one separating Harry Reid from reality...

Is no one in Nevada paying any attention to this guy's rantings?

Jul 16 06:56

The Reasons We Fight The New World Order

Countless people … will hate the new world order … and will die protesting against it. — H.G. Wells, The New World Order (1940)

Brandon Smith
Activist Post

Throughout our lives and throughout our culture, we are conditioned to rally around concepts of false division. We are led to believe that Democrats and Republicans are separate and opposing parties, yet they are actually two branches of the same political-control mechanism. We are led to believe that two nations such as the United States and Russia are geopolitical enemies, when, in fact, they are two puppet governments under the dominance of the same international financiers. Finally, we are told that the international bankers themselves are somehow separated by borders and philosophies, when the reality is all central banks answer to a singular authority: the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

Jul 16 06:28

Congresswoman who visited Israel on AIPAC’s dime has no time for relative of boy beaten by Israeli police

Rep. Castor was non-responsive during those first most urgent days. Her failure to do right by a young constituent is surely in part a consequence of a commitment to the “unbreakable bond that exists between our country and the State of Israel,” even when a constituent is attacked and arrested by Israeli authorities. Tellingly, at the same time we desperately needed her to speak up on Tariq’s behalf, she was tweeting about saving the manatees.

Jul 16 06:04

America Is Guilty if Americans Don’t Prosecute Obama

I write both as a Democrat (which Barack Obama merely claims to be, but shows by his actions that he is not) and as an American (which he, unfortunately, actually is, but which Republicans often deny), in the hope of preserving the honor not just of my Country, but of my Party, both of which he violates routinely.

Jul 16 04:43

‘Ceasefire’ to refuel Israel criminality

The reality is that the Israeli regime has just given itself carte blanche to step up its genocide against the Palestinians – just as it was threatening to do so. The so-called ceasefire was nothing but a cynical charade to deceive this flagrant reality. Let’s make no mistake. What is happening in Gaza is unmitigated crimes against
humanity, an operation of state-sponsored terrorism against an illegally occupied people.

Jul 16 04:40

Israel accused of war crimes (UK Parliament) [VIDEO]

Highlights from a UK parliamentary debate in which MPs variously accused Israel of war crimes, disproportionate violence, ruining peace negotiations by building illegal settlements, running the worlds largest outdoor prison, collective punishment, and attacking water supplies, hospitals, supply centres and all manner of other civilian targets.

Jul 16 03:31

BRICS against Washington consensus

This Russia-China commercial/diplomatic offensive fits the concerted push towards a multipolar world – side by side with political/economic South American leaders.

The headline news is that this Tuesday in Fortaleza, northeast Brazil, the BRICS group of emerging powers (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) fights the (Neoliberal) World (Dis)Order via a new development bank and a reserve fund set up to offset financial crises.

Jul 16 03:13

‘Ceasefire’ to refuel Israel criminality

The reality is that the Israeli regime has just given itself carte blanche to step up its genocide against the Palestinians – just as it was threatening to do so. The so-called ceasefire was nothing but a cynical charade to deceive this flagrant reality. Let’s make no mistake. What is happening in Gaza is unmitigated crimes against humanity, an operation of state-sponsored terrorism against an illegally occupied people.

If ever the Israeli military intelligence motto “war by deception” needed exemplified, then it is the current resumption of state-sponsored slaughter in Gaza.

Jul 16 00:47

Councilman Wants ID Cards for Seattle Residents

Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell is proposing the City of Seattle create a municipal ID card. He said some immigrants and refugees have asked for such a card because, he said, getting a driver’s license or state ID card can be difficult.

Harrell said this would “simplify the process by which immigrants or people without forms of ID can get an ID,” and make it easier for immigrants and the homeless to access social services, cash checks or get a library card. However, Washington is already one of the few states where a person does not have to prove they are in the country legally to get a driver’s license or ID

Jul 15 22:18

Wanted – A New Strategy for Palestinian Resistance

THE IMPOTENT AND CORRUPT PALESTINE AUTHORITY (PA), WHICH IS VIRTUALLY AN EXTENSION OF ISRAEL’S OWN SECURITY SERVICES, MUST BE DISSOLVED WITH COMPLETE RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE OCCUPATION OF THE WEST BANK HANDED BACK TO ISRAEL.

Jul 15 21:17

Triumph For Citizens in Florida As Hughes Oil Company Drops Fracking Project

Waking Times

On Friday morning, Dan A. Hughes Oil Company and the Collier Resources Company agreed to terminate their lease agreement, with the exception of the Collier Hogan 20-3H well, next to the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples, Florida.

Hughes Oil dropped its plans to drill an exploratory well adjacent to the Golden Gates Estates development.

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