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More Holes in Russia-gate Narrative

By William Binney and Ray McGovern. Bill Binney worked for NSA for 36 years, retiring in 2001 as the technical director of world military and geopolitical analysis and reporting; he created many of the collection systems still used by NSA. … Continue reading

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The Future Will Be Decentralized

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, I heartily accept the motto, “That government is best which governs least”; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to … Continue reading

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Trump Falls in Line with Interventionism

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). In discussing President Trump, there is always the soft prejudice … Continue reading

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Freedom Is a Myth: We Are All Prisoners of the Police State’s Panopticon Village

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “We’re run by the Pentagon, we’re run by Madison Avenue, we’re run by television, and as long as we accept those things and don’t revolt we’ll … Continue reading

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UAE: Financial and Transit Hub of 9/11 Terror

By Kristen Breitweiser, one of the four 9/11 widows – known as the “Jersey Girls” – instrumental in forcing the government to form the 9/11 Commission to investigate the 2001 attacks. Follow Kristen Breitweiser on Twitter: www.twitter.com/kdbreitweiser. Everyone knows about … Continue reading

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Self-Defense Part 4: Inexpensive Self-Defense Tools

Here’s a quick round-up of inexpensive self-defense tools … Hoffner Folding Knife In many blue states like mine, it’s illegal to carry switchblades or even assisted-opening knives … A reader suggested a Hoffner knife.  Made by a top firearm and … Continue reading

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What Country Is This? Forced Blood Draws, Cavity Searches and Colonoscopies

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and … Continue reading

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Echoes of Iraq-WMD Fraud in Syria

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The New York Times and other Western media have learned … Continue reading

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The USS Liberty Wins One!

By Phil Giraldi, a former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer with the CIA. Originally published at the Unz Review. Republished with permission of the author. On June 8th 1967 the United States Navy intelligence ship the U.S.S. Liberty was attacked … Continue reading

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America’s Willful Negligence Concerning the 9/11 Attacks

By Joe Giambrone, Political Film Blog. Since December 2002, at the latest, it became glaringly obvious that certain individuals in the US government had lied about how the 9/11 attacks had come to be. When the Bush administration censored the official congressional … Continue reading

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Self-Defense: Bulletproof SHIRT

Everyone knows that guns are great for protecting yourself. But most people forget that all adversarial contests involve both offense and defense. If you’ve got a gun – but the bad guy gets off the first shot with his gun … Continue reading

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Self-Defense: Knife-Resistant Clothing

Top self-defense teachers admit that it is very difficult to defend against  a knife attack … A knife can cut you from many different angles. And – unlike the artificial dance step choreography most defense instructors peddle – knife attacks … Continue reading

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More Misleading Russia-gate Propaganda

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). There is an inherent danger of news organizations getting infected … Continue reading

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What made the rain in Hurricane Harvey so extreme

The rainfall from Harvey has now exceeded the amount from the previous record-bearer, Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University Fifty inches of rain. Nine trillion gallons of water. The Gulf Coast of Texas, … Continue reading

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Freedom for the Speech We Hate: The Legal Ins and Outs of the Right to Protest

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other, it is the principle of free thought — not … Continue reading

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Bankrupting Terror: Blocking the Saudi Aramco IPO

By Kristen Breitweiser, one of the four 9/11 widows – known as the “Jersey Girls” – instrumental in forcing the government to form the 9/11 Commission to investigate the 2001 attacks. Follow Kristen Breitweiser on Twitter: www.twitter.com/kdbreitweiser. Who’s the most … Continue reading

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Twice As Many Americans Think Confederate Monuments “Should Remain In All Public Spaces” As Believe They “Should Be Removed From All Public Spaces”

A new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll finds finds that twice as many Americans want to keep Confederate monuments in public spaces as want to remove them: The Aug. 18-21 poll found that 54 percent of adults said Confederate monuments “should remain … Continue reading

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Top Institutions and Economists Now Say Globalization Increases Inequality

World Bank, IMF, BIS, NBER, McKinsey Now Admit that Globalization Increases Inequality We’ve all heard that globalization lifts all boats and increases our prosperity … But mainstream economists and organizations are now starting to say that globalization increases inequality. The National Bureau … Continue reading

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Chaos in Charlottesville: No One Gave Peace a Chance, Including the Police

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? …No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders … an uncontrolled or uncontrollable … Continue reading

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Break from the Madness: A Week In Hawaii

Also check out our travel pictures from Bali, Costa Rica, and France. Charlottesville, North Korea … things are crazy. These pics from a week in Maui with my family will provide a quick break from the madness …  

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Police Busted Framing Innocent People

Documented Corruption In Law Enforcement Police have been busted framing innocent people in numerous ways.  For example: A British judge found that British police framed four innocent men of carrying out an IRA bombing Judges in India say that police … Continue reading

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Royal Advisors Have Advocated False Flag Terrorism for More Than 2,000 Years

Kautilya (also called “Chanakya”) was a royal advisor thousands of years ago in ancient India.   His writing is considered an important precursor to much modern thought.  Wikipedia notes: He is considered the pioneer of the field of political science and … Continue reading

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter: FBI Report Shows It Was Seth Rich – Not Russians – Who Gave DNC Emails to Wikileaks

We’ve noted for many months that the DNC emails were leaked by an insider, not hacked by the Russians. Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh – who revealed in 1974 that the CIA was spying on Americans, who broke the … Continue reading

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Help Us Expose More Hard-Hitting Truth!

We’ve only had a couple of fundraisers for Washington’s Blog over the 10 years we’ve been live.  But we need a little infusion to keep us going … especially after our site has been blacklisted as part of a move towards … Continue reading

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How Farming Giant Seaweed Can Feed Fish and Fix the Climate

Preface by Washington’s Blog: This article is inline with our personal approach to climate issues. Specifically, to break out of the all-or-nothing impasse where everyone is screaming at the other side and no constructive dialog is taking place, all of … Continue reading

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False Flag Terrorism Isn’t a “Theory” … It’s ADMITTED and Widespread

Painting by Anthony Freda Presidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police ADMIT to False Flag Terror In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack (or seriously proposed an attack) admit to it, either … Continue reading

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The Real Costs of Cheap Surveillance

Who’s collecting your data, and what are they using your data for? Brian A. Jackson/Shutterstock.com Jonathan Weinberg, Wayne State University Surveillance used to be expensive. Even just a few years ago, tailing a person’s movements around the clock required rotating … Continue reading

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Feds Deploy Massive ‘Pre-Crime’ Dragnet on Millions of Americans

By Phil Giraldi, a former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer with the CIA. Originally published at The American Conservative. Republished with permission of the author. Once upon a time one applied for a government position that required a clearance with … Continue reading

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NSA Officials and Computer Expert: Forensic Evidence Proves DNC Emails Were LEAKED, Not Hacked

MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Was the “Russian Hack” an Inside Job? Executive Summary Forensic studies of “Russian hacking” into Democratic National Committee computers last year reveal that on July 5, 2016, data … Continue reading

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How Trump Can Avoid Impeachment: Order NSA to Declassify All Intel On Democratic Email Leaks

Donald Trump Jr’s. emails regarding an apparent overture regarding Russian information on Hillary Clinton has created an absolute firestorm. Whether or not the emails are a “smoking gun” or simply horrible optics, momentum towards impeachment has just taken a big leap … Continue reading

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Trump Jr.’s Meeting with Russian Lawyer: Smoking Gun … Or Tempest In a Teapot?

The meeting between President Trump’s son – Donald Jr. – and a Russian lawyer is causing many people who wrote off Russia’s attempt to influence the American election as fake news to reconsider. What do you think? Is this the … Continue reading

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Hiding US Lies About Libyan Invasion

By Joe Lauria. Originally published at Consortium News. In George Orwell’s 1949 dystopian novel 1984, the protagonist Winston Smith’s job was to delve into The Times of London archive and rewrite stories that could cause trouble for the totalitarian government … Continue reading

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‘Russiagate’: The Stink Without a Secret

By Craig Murray, former British intelligence officer, former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan, and Rector (i.e. Chancellor) of the University of Dundee. Originally published at CraigMurray.org.uk. After six solid months of coordinated allegation from the mainstream media allied to the leadership … Continue reading

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Whistleblower: “The NSA Is Still Collecting the Full Content Of U.S. Domestic E-Mail, Without a Warrant … The NSA Cannot Identify Future Terrorism Because 99.9999% of What It Collects and Analyzes Is Foreseeably Irrelevant”

The man who designed the NSA’s electronic intelligence gathering system (Bill Binney) sent us an affidavit which he signed on the Fourth of July explaining that the NSA is still spying on normal, every day Americans … and not focused on … Continue reading

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The Fraud of the White Helmets

By Phil Giraldi, a former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer with the CIA. Originally published at the Unz Review. Republished with permission of the author. I actually forced myself to watch the documentary The White Helmets, which is available on … Continue reading

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Independence Day

While I’m a professional, one of my hobbies is songwriting (see this). I wrote this song for Independence Day a couple of years ago. The king’s men Have betrayed us Tricked us out of Our homes No one else Gonna … Continue reading

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Foisting Blame for Cyber-hacking on Russia

By Gareth Porter,  an investigative historian and journalist specializing in U.S. national security policy, who received the UK-based Gellhorn Prize for journalism for 2011 for articles on the U.S. war in Afghanistan. His latest book is Manufactured Crisis: The Untold … Continue reading

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Even Powerful Senator Can’t Get U.S. Intelligence Agencies to Tell Him Whether They’re Spying On Him … Or Whether Spying Could Be Used to Blackmail Him

Agencies Have Gone Rogue … With No Oversight A powerful Senator – a member of the Armed Services and Judiciary Committees, the Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee, and Formerly on the Select Committee On Intelligence (Lindsey Graham) – … Continue reading

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NYT Finally Retracts Russia-gate Canard

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The New York Times has finally admitted that one of … Continue reading

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Why Congress Won’t Agree to Stop Arming Terrorists

The director of the National Security Agency under Ronald Reagan – Lt. General William Odom said in 2008: By any measure the US has long used terrorism. In ‘78-79 the Senate was trying to pass a law against international terrorism … Continue reading

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After Getting Busted for Bombing Syria Based On a Lie, Trump Doubles Down … Threatens to Bomb Syria Even Harder for the Same Bogus Reason

A report yesterday by the Pulitzer-prize winning reporter who broke some of the biggest stories of the Vietnam and Iraq wars showed that Trump bombed Syria on April 4th based upon false pretenses. Specifically, Trump said the Syrian government carried … Continue reading

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U.S. Military Officials: There Was NO Chemical Weapons Attack In Syria … Trump Bombed Syria DESPITE Advice From Military and Intelligence Chiefs

A top U.S. missile and chemical weapons expert has documented for months that the Syrian government did not carry out a chemical weapons attack against civilians, and that contrary claims by the Trump White House, French intelligence services, the New York … Continue reading

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NSA Uses Trick to Spy On Americans

The government is spying on most Americans through our computers, phones, cars, buses, streetlights, at airports and on the street, via mobile scanners and drones, through our credit cards and smart meters, televisions, dolls, and in many other ways. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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U.S. Participating In Torture Again … Because We Didn’t Learn Any Lessons from Iraq

We’ve pointed out for years that failing to prosecute torturers would ensure that the U.S. tortures again in the future. Unfortunately, no one was prosecuted (except the guy who blew the whistle on torture; and the Department of Justice refused … Continue reading

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Russia Hacking Allegations Driven By a Serial Liar

Today’s lengthy Washington Post’s story makes it clear that former CIA boss John Brennan is largely responsible for driving the claim that Russia hacked the election. But Brennan is a proven, documented liar.  He was busted for lying to Congress and … Continue reading

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How America Armed Terrorists in Syria

By Gareth Porter,  an investigative historian and journalist specializing in U.S. national security policy, who received the UK-based Gellhorn Prize for journalism for 2011 for articles on the U.S. war in Afghanistan. His latest book is Manufactured Crisis: The Untold … Continue reading

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Smoking Gun Proof that Russia Hacked the Entire World

As shown below, the allegations that Russia has been hacking the entire world have been thoroughly vetted and verified. Germany Germany’s intelligence agency accused Russia of deploying cyberattacks to destabilize the government! (But German intelligence agencies later found no evidence … Continue reading

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Russia-gate Flops as Democrats’ Golden Ticket

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The national Democratic Party and many liberals have bet heavily … Continue reading

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Illinois Governor: “We’re Like a Banana Republic”

Illinois is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner said this month: We’re like a banana republic …. We can’t manage our money. Well, yes … all of America has become a banana republic.

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Why Mainstream Media Represents the View of Billionaires … Instead of Average Americans

We noted yesterday that the Washington Post is owned by one of the world’s richest guys, worth $72.8 billion  … and who may soon become THE world’s richest. And you probably won’t hear it from the New York Times, but the largest … Continue reading

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