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Claims of Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks Are Total B.S.

A Little Background: The U.S. Has Tried to Carry Out Regime Change Since Syria Became An Independent County … The U.S. government has been trying to replace the Syrian government with folks who will be subservient to America since 1949 … Continue reading

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Debunking the French Report on Syrian Chemical Weapons

The French government released a report blaming the Syrian government for this month’s chemical weapons incident. The report states: According  to  the  intelligence  obtained  by  the  French  services,  the  process  of  synthesizing  sarin,  developed  by  the  Scientific  Studies  and  Research  … Continue reading

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American Intelligence Officials: Mattis ‘No Doubt’ Stance on Alleged Syrian CW Smacks of Politicized Intelligence

AN OPEN MEMORANDUM FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE From: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) Subject: Mattis ‘No Doubt’ Stance on Alleged Syrian CW Smacks of Politicized Intelligence Donald Trump’s new Secretary of Defense, retired Marine General James “Mad Dog” Mattis, … Continue reading

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US ‘deep state’ sold out counter-terrorism to keep itself in business

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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Evidence Consistent with the Possibility of a Poison Gas Release from an Attack on an Ammunition Depot in Khan Sheikhoun on April 4, 2017

By Theodore A. Postol, professor emeritus of science, technology, and national security policy at MIT.  Postol’s main expertise is in ballistic missiles. He has a substantial background in air dispersal, including how toxic plumes move in the air. Postol has … Continue reading

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Meet Emmanuel Macron – The Consummate Banker Puppet, Bizarre Elitist Creation

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The last thing I ever wanted to do was write about France’s likely next president, Emmanuel Macron, but here we are. This post was inspired by a very telling Financial Times article … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT CORRECTION TO The Nerve Agent Attack that Did Not Occur

By Theodore A. Postol, professor emeritus of science, technology, and national security policy at MIT.  Postol’s main expertise is in ballistic missiles. He has a substantial background in air dispersal, including how toxic plumes move in the air. Postol has … Continue reading

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Why Hillary Clinton Really Lost

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). An early insider account of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, entitled … Continue reading

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The Nerve Agent Attack that Did Not Occur: Analysis of the Times and Locations of Critical Events in the Alleged Nerve Agent Attack at 7 AM on April 4, 2017 in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria

By Theodore A. Postol, professor emeritus of science, technology, and national security policy at MIT.  Postol’s main expertise is in ballistic missiles. He has a substantial background in air dispersal, including how toxic plumes move in the air. Postol has … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: Wildlife

Notes: My family just got back from a week long trip in Costa Rica. I took all of the pictures with an iPhone. The last frog shot is of a critter trying to sleep while we were shining lights in … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: Plant Life

     Note: I took all of the pictures with an iPhone. The massive scale of some of these tropical plants is hard to convey in pictures.  For example, I’m looking down at this gigantic fern from a hanging bridge … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: Scenery

Note: I took all of these pictures with an iPhone. If you like these photos, click here to see my travel pictures from Bali, and here to see my travel pictures from France. Copyright © 2017 George Washington, Washington’s Blog. … Continue reading

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Video Evidence of False Claims Made in the White House Intelligence Report of April 11, 2017

By Theodore A. Postol, professor emeritus of science, technology, and national security policy at MIT.  Postol’s main expertise is in ballistic missiles. He has a substantial background in air dispersal, including how toxic plumes move in the air. Postol has … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is Acting More Like the Soviet Union Every Day

America Adopts Soviet-Style Mass Surveillance, Propaganda, Censorship, Communist Torture Techniques, and Socialist Economics One of America’s top Russia experts – professor emeritus of Russian studies, history, and politics at New York University and Princeton University, Stephen F. Cohen – noted … Continue reading

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How Military Decisions Are REALLY Made

Here’s how the U.S. actually makes decisions on when to go to war: First. Decisions are made based – not upon defense – but upon gaining economic and geostrategic advantage. For example, America has a policy of using the military … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Top Missile and Chemical Weapons Expert Debunks Trump’s Claims About Syrian Chemical Weapons

The Trump administration claims that it has proof that the Syrian government dropped chemical weapons from an airplane on April 4th. But a top missile and chemical weapons expert told Washington’s Blog today that the weapon was not delivered by … Continue reading

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Those Condemning Syria Have Themselves Recently Used Chemical Weapons

The Trump administration accuses the Syrian government of using chemical weapons, and claims this is a rare occurrence from a rogue government. Not only did Sean Spicer say that Hitler never used chemical weapons, but Secretary of Defense Mattis said: … Continue reading

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Beware the Dogs of War: Is the American Empire on the Verge of Collapse?

By constitutional and civil rights attorney John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent … Continue reading

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Intelligence and Military Sources Who Warned About Weapons Lies Before Iraq War Now Say that Assad Did NOT Launch Chemical Weapon Attack

Former U.N weapons inspector Scott Ritter warned before the start of the Iraq war that claims that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction were false. Sunday, Ritter wrote that current claims that the leader of Syria launched a chemical … Continue reading

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Top Former U.S. Military and Intelligence Officials: Trump Should Rethink Syrian Escalation

MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS)* SUBJECT: Syria: Was It Really “A Chemical Weapons Attack”? 1 – We write to give you an unambiguous warning of the threat of armed hostilities with Russia – with the risk of … Continue reading

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Trump’s Bombing of Syria: Continuation of a Policy Which Started Only 3 Years After Syria Became an Independent Nation … When Trump Was 2 Years Old

The CIA backed a right-wing coup in Syria in 1949, a mere 3 years after Syria became an independent country. Clark University History professor Douglas Little notes: Recently declassified records… confirm that beginning on November 30, 1948, [CIA operative Stephen] … Continue reading

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The Sleazy Origins of Russia-gate

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who broke 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). An irony of the escalating hysteria about the Trump … Continue reading

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Paul Craig Roberts: “Adam Schiff Is A Traitor To Humanity”

By Paul Craig Roberts served as Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury, Associate Editor for the Wall Street Journal, and Senior Research Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution.  A former economics professor, Dr. Roberts is listed by Who’s Who in America … Continue reading

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The Surveillance State Behind Russia-gate

By Bill Binney and Ray McGovern. Binney is the NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information, who served as the senior technical director within the agency, who managed six thousand NSA employees, the 36-year NSA … Continue reading

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“Something Stinks Here” – CrowdStrike Revises, Retracts Parts Of Explosive Russian Hacking Report

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Last week, I published two posts on cyber security firm CrowdStrike after becoming aware of inaccuracies in one of its key reports used to bolster the claim that operatives of the Russian government … Continue reading

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How US Flooded the World with Psyops

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). Newly declassified documents from the Reagan presidential library help explain … Continue reading

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Trump is Obama’s Legacy. Will this Break up the Democratic Party?

By Michael Hudson, distinguished research professor of economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and a professor at Peking University. originally published at Michael-Hudson.com. Republished with permission of the author. Trump is Obama’s Legacy. Will this Break up the … Continue reading

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Trump = Obama = Bush = Clinton On 4 Core Issues

On a superficial level, Trump and Bush couldn’t be more different from Clinton and Obama.  Indeed, pollsters say that many people voted for Trump because they wanted change … Just like they voted for Obama because he promised “hope and … Continue reading

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Prominent U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union: “The Whole Brou-Ha-Ha Over Contacts with Russian Diplomats Has Taken On All The Earmarks of a Witch Hunt … That is the Attitude of a Police State”

By Jack Matlock, the 4-year U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1987-1991, at the time that the USSR fell.   Before that, Matlock served as the Director of Soviet Affairs in the State Department, the U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, and … Continue reading

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Credibility of Cyber Firm that Claimed Russia Hacked the DNC Comes Under Serious Question

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Before I get to the meat of this post, we need to revisit a little history. The cyber security firm hired to inspect the DNC hack and determine who was responsible is a … Continue reading

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NOW Can We Admit the War On Terror Has Failed?

In the wake of the terror attacks in England, France, Germany and elsewhere, can we finally admit that the war on terror is an utter and complete failure? 10 Ways to Reduce Terrorism So if the war on terror has … Continue reading

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Do Wars Help or HURT the Economy?

Does Defense Spending Stimulate the Economy and Create Jobs … Or Is It BAD for the Economy? Preface: Trump wants to drastically increase military spending.  At the same time, France, China, Japan and other countries are ramping up their military … Continue reading

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The Missing Logic of Russia-gate

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). As Rep. Adam Schiff tries out for the lead role … Continue reading

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Stealing from the Citizenry: How Government Goons Use Civil Asset Forfeiture to Rob Us Blind

By civil rights lawyer John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “Civil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on private property rights in the nation today. Under civil forfeiture, police and prosecutors can seize your car or other property, … Continue reading

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UN Report on Mass Surveillance: “Trying To Appear Tough On Security By Legitimising Largely Useless, Hugely Expensive And Totally Disproportionate Measures Which Are Intrusive On So Many People’s Privacy”

A White House panel has previously slammed the NSA, and said that mass spying is unnecessary. Now, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy notes in a new report (with our comments) Deeply concerning … the status … Continue reading

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NYT’s ‘Tinfoil Hat’ Conspiracy Theory

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 are real reasons to worry about President Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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Sanders Would Have Won

We repeatedly argued that Sanders would have won the presidential election if Democratic insiders hadn’t sabotaged his campaign (oops). Indeed, Sanders has consistently polled as the most popular politician in America. Recent polls tend to back this up, showing Sanders’ … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Works For Wall Street, Not Russia

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The evidence is overwhelming and indisputable at this point. Donald Trump is a phony, who has given his administration over to Wall Street crooks even more enthusiastically than his predecessors, and his … Continue reading

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The Same Frequencies Used for Pain-Inflicting Crowd Control Weapons Form the Foundation of the Network that Will Tie Together More Than 50 Billion Devices As Part of the Internet of Things

We previously noted that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a scam … being pushed so that Big Brother can spy on us. Believe it or not, IoT may also pose health and safety risks. Devra Lee Davis – Founding … Continue reading

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The Whole POINT of the Internet of Things Is So Big Brother Can Spy On You

No One Wants the Internet of Things … No one wants the Internet of Things (IoT). The Washington Post noted in 2014: No one really wants a “smart” washing machine …. *** If you’re wondering who would want to buy … Continue reading

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Why Trump’s Syria ‘Surge’ Will Fail

By Dr. Ron Paul, 12-term U.S. Congressman and former presidential candidate, Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. Last week President Trump significantly escalated the US military presence in Syria, sending some 400 Marines to the ISIS-controlled Raqqa, and several … Continue reading

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Rule by Thieves: One Week in the Life of the American Kleptocracy

By constitutional and civil rights attorney John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “The first and most important thing to understand about politics is this: forget Right, Left, Center, socialism, fascism, or democracy. Every government that exists — or ever existed, or … Continue reading

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President Trump: Beware Of Saudi Snake Oil That Fuels 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. Dear President Trump, … Continue reading

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The Banking Secret that Neither Economists Nor Laypeople Know … Which Makes the Fatcats Richer, While Destroying the Real Economy

Private Banks – Not the Government or Central Banks – Create 97 Percent of All Money Who creates money? Most people assume that money is created by governments … or perhaps central banks. In reality – as noted by the … Continue reading

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CIA Stresses Loyalty to the AGENCY Over Loyalty to the Constitution

Government employees swear an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution. Intelligence workers are no different … And yet former CIA counterterrorism officer and former senior investigator with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee John Kiriakou writes: One of the things … Continue reading

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A Flawed UN Investigation on 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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16 Year Congressman: CIA Leak Shows We’re “Sliding Down the Slippery Slope Toward Totalitarianism, Where Private Lives Do Not Exist”

16-year congressman Dennis Kucinich writes: That the CIA has reached into the lives of all Americans through its wholesale gathering of the nation’s “haystack” of information has already been reported. It is bad enough that the government spies on its … Continue reading

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The President Who Created the CIA Came to Regret It … Said the CIA Was a “Government All Its Own” Which Was Destroying Democracy … “Something the Founding Fathers Didn’t Have In Mind”

President Truman created the CIA. He explained that it was solely an attempt to consolidate intelligence from many different intelligence agencies (page 285): I needed … the President needed at that time a central organization that would bring all the … Continue reading

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We Warned the American People about Naked Surveillance, but No One Listened

By Kirk Wiebe,  a 32-year NSA veteran and senior analyst, who received the Director CIA’s Meritorious Unit Award and the NSA’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award. Kirk Wiebe I’m from a small town in Indiana, where we often passed on knowledge … Continue reading

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CIA Documents Reveal Agency Spying On Us Through Our Computers, Phones and TVs

We’ve previously documented that the government is spying on us 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 … Continue reading

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