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Is US-NATO Preparing to Wage War on Russia?

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Is US-NATO Preparing to Wage War on Russia? The Wales NATO  Summit in September has set the stage. Several military initiatives directed against the Russian Federation have been launched in the last few months including the conduct of war … Continue reading

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2 U.S. Government Agencies Say FBI’s Anthrax Case Is Full of Holes

By Meryl Nass, M.D.  Dr. Nass is  a board-certified internist and a biological warfare epidemiologist and expert in anthrax. Nass publishes Anthrax Vaccine. — Here is the GAO report released today, two years in the making, a study done for … Continue reading

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Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be on the Hook for Trillions in Oil Derivatives

By Ellen Brown. The sudden dramatic collapse in the price of oil appears to be an act of geopolitical warfare against Russia. The result could be trillions of dollars in oil derivative losses; and the FDIC could be liable, following … Continue reading

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We’ve Known for 1,700 Years that Torture Produces False Confessions

We’ve Known for Thousands of Years that Torture Doesn’t Work Mark Costanzo (Claremont McKenna professor of psychology) and Ellen Gerrity (Duke University professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences) note in a study published in the journal Social Issues and Policy … Continue reading

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Leaked Internal CIA Document Admits US Drone Program “Counterproductive” … Obama Did It ANYWAY

Painting by Anthony Freda. Obama Knew Drone Strikes Were Counter-Productive, But Did It Anyway Previously-leaked documents showed that the CIA warned Obama that funding rebels doesn’t work … but Obama decided to fund the Syrian rebels anyway for cynical political … Continue reading

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American Public Supports Torture … Because They Don’t Know THIS

What Americans STILL Don’t Know… New polls show that – even after the Senate torture report showed that torture is unnecessary and doesn’t work – Americans still think torture is necessary and works. Why? Because they still don’t know the … Continue reading

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Inequality In U.S. Today Is Worse than in Apartheid South Africa or 1774 Slaveholding Colonial America … and TWICE As Bad As In Ancient Slaveholding Rome

Even Slaves Had It Better Inequality in America today is twice as bad as in ancient Rome, worse than it was in Tsarist Russia, Gilded Age America, modern Egypt, Tunisia or Yemen, many banana republics in Latin America, and worse … Continue reading

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New Poll Finds 59% Of Americans Support Post-9/11 Torture – Propaganda, Cultural Sickness, Or Both?

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog Ever since the torture report was released last week, U.S. television outlets have endlessly featured American torturers and torture proponents. But there was one group that was almost never heard from: the victims of their torture, not … Continue reading

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How U.S. Torture Led to the Rise of ISIS

Nice Job Creating Terrorists, You Morons … We’ve previously noted that many members of ISIS were members of Saddam Hussein’s secular Baath Party who converted to radical Islam in American prisons. And we’ve documented that torture creates more terrorists.   Indeed, … Continue reading

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Torture Architect Tries to Justify Program … Fails Miserably

Torture and 9/11 One of the 2 main architects of the American torture program – Air Force psychologist James Mitchell (who personally waterboarded detainees) – still claims that torture produced actionable intelligence: Mitchell, who admitted he is “biased,” said valuable … Continue reading

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US Government Officials Admit: We’ll Torture Again, Unless You Prosecute Us

Prosecute … Or They Will Do It Again CIA chief John Brennan told Congress the CIA will torture again … the White House need only ask: We are not contemplating at all getting back into the interrogation program,” Brennan said. … Continue reading

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New Evidence that US Government Intentionally Lied Us Into Iraq War

Alleged Meeting Between 9/11 Hijacker and Iraqi Official Was Debunked by U.S. Intelligence Agencies Before It Was Trumpeted As War Justification … U.S. Pressured Czech Government to Lie There is extensive evidence that the U.S. government intentionally lied us into … Continue reading

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Square Pegs in Round Holes

By Ronald Thomas West. 122 KNOWN aircraft were used in renditions within a database of 11,000 flights (by those aircraft) during the known period of renditions. With 119 ‘detained suspects’ acknowledged in Feinstein’s ‘torture report’, the first problem we see … Continue reading

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Amazing Prohibition Era Colorized Photos of Washington

To celebrate the 81st anniversary of Repeal Day, the Doyle Hotels have colorized a selection of stunning Prohibition era photography. Many of these historic photographs are set in Washington, the home of our own Doyle’s Dupont Circle Hotel. These images … Continue reading

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The Global Bankers’ Coup: Bail-In and the Shadowy Financial Stability Board

By Ellen Brown. On December 11, 2014, the US House passed a bill repealing the Dodd-Frank requirement that risky derivatives be pushed into big-bank subsidiaries, leaving our deposits and pensions exposed to massive derivatives losses. The bill was vigorously challenged … Continue reading

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The Media Is Focusing On the WRONG Senate Torture Report

The Big Story Torture Everyone Is Missing While the torture report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee is very important, it doesn’t address the big scoop regarding torture. Instead, it is the Senate Armed Services Committee’s report that dropped the … Continue reading

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Who’s Right … Torture Defenders Or Critics?

The Senate says that torture didn’t produce any actionable intelligence. The CIA and a handful of those who ordered torture say that it was necessary. Who’s right? We don’t have to guess, get in a personality conflict, or engage in … Continue reading

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FBI Counter-Terror Expert: ISIS Is Putting American Hostages In Orange Jumpsuits Because U.S. Put Tortured Guantanamo Detainees In Orange Jumpsuits

Blowback from U.S. Torture In the back of my mind, I’ve wondered why ISIS puts captured American hostages in orange jumpsuits before killing them. Without thinking about it, I’ve assumed it’s some weird Muslim tradition. But a high-level FBI counter-terrorism … Continue reading

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Congress Just Passed Legislation Ramping Up Mass Surveillance to Super-Steroid Levels

Fascist Power Grab Wipes out 4th Amendment Remember how Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to mass surveillance, and how the government promised to rein in spying on Americans? Yeah, that never happened … Instead, Congress snuck a provision into the Intelligence … Continue reading

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Architect of the Torture Program: “You Can Get People To Say ANYTHING To Stop Harsh Interrogations”

The Hidden Secret of the Torture Program James Mitchell and his partner Bruce Jessen are the architects of the American torture program.  And see this. Mitchell just told Vice News that: You can get people to say anything to stop … Continue reading

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Please Sign Urgent Petition Against Derivatives Deregulation

Details here: Please Sign Urgent Occupy the SEC Petition on Against Derivatives Deregulation Background here, here, here, here, here,  here, here and here.

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The Economy Is Worse than During the Great Depression

Underneath the Propaganda, the Economy Is In BAD SHAPE … We noted in 2013 that the British economy is worse than during the Great Depression. The Washington Post’s Wonkblog pointed out in August that Europe is stuck in a “Greater … Continue reading

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Not Just Oil: Guess What Happened The Last Time Commodity Prices Crashed Like This?…

By Michael Snyder. It isn’t just the price of oil that is collapsing.  The last time commodity prices were this low was during the immediate aftermath of the last financial crisis.  The Bloomberg Commodity Index fell to 110.4571 on Monday … Continue reading

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The Founding Fathers Were Strongly Opposed to Torture … and Enshrined a Torture Ban In the Constitution

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, George Mason and the Other Framers Made It Clear that Torture Is Never Permissible The Founding Fathers were strongly opposed to torture. For example, George Washington – the father of our country – was … Continue reading

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The REAL Reason Guantanamo Is Being Kept Open

“We Can Never Let The World Know What I Have Done To You” Most of the prisoners at Guantanamo have been found innocent and found innocent and cleared for release. But as we wrote last year: Top counter-terrorism experts say … Continue reading

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The Nazis Used the Same “Enhanced Interrogation” Techniques the U.S. Did .. and Even CALLED IT the Same Thing

Nazis Called Their Torture “Enhanced Interrogation” Too Just ran across an older piece documenting that the CIA and crew did the exact same things the Nazis did to torture people … and even called it the exact same thing. The … Continue reading

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US Military Officials, UN, Human Rights Groups Call On Responsible American Officials to be Prosecuted for Torture

Prosecute … Or They Will Do It Again The Washington Post reports: Zeid Raad al-Hussein, the U.N. high commissioner for human rights, said it’s “crystal clear” under international law that the United States, which ratified the U.N. Convention Against Torture … Continue reading

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U.S. Tortured and Killed Innocent People for the Specific Purpose of Producing False Propaganda

U.S. Used C-O-M-M-U-N-I-S-T Techniques Specially Designed to Produced F-A-L-S-E Confessions It has long been known by interrogation experts that torture creates false confessions. For example: The C.I.A.’s 1963 interrogation manual stated: Intense pain is quite likely to produce false confessions, … Continue reading

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Torture: An Executive Summary

What You Need to Know .. There’s a media storm regarding the Senate torture report … appropriately. But much of the report was redacted by the CIA and White House. Here’s what you need to know … Initially, the torture … Continue reading

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Releasing the Torture Report Will Actually SAVE American Lives

The Truth About Torture Intelligence officials claim that releasing the Senate’s torture report will cost American lives. This is simply an attempt at CYA … no different from the NSA’s claim that revealing the extent of its mass surveillance would … Continue reading

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Israel Acts as ISIS’ Air Force … Repeatedly Bombs Syria

Why Are We Fighting On the Same Side As Terrorists? Israel has repeatedly bombed Syria over the last couple of days. The attacks have been close to the Syrian capital Damascus, and have reportedly taken out agricultural facilities and warehouses. … Continue reading

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Must-Know Facts about the Chokehold Killing of Eric Garner

Bipartisan Condemnation The first thing to note about the police killing of Eric Garner in New York is that – despite what you may have heard – this is not a partisan issue. Fox News commentator Judge Napolitano says that … Continue reading

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Congress Declares War Against Russia … Bipartisan Ridicule Follows

Congress Desperately Tries to Stir Up War … Even Though Public Doesn’t Want It Congress has pretty much just declared war on Russia … and is receiving condemnation and ridicule from conservatives and liberals alike. Conservative former long-time congressman Ron … Continue reading

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New Law Would Make Taxpayers Potentially Liable For TRILLIONS In Derivatives Losses

By Michael Snyder. If the quadrillion dollar derivatives bubble implodes, who should be stuck with the bill?  Well, if the “too big to fail” banks have their way it will be you and I.  Right now, lobbyists for the big … Continue reading

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First They Came for Eric Garner …

I Remained Silent Because I’m Not Black Preface: German pastor Martin Niemöller initially supported Hitler. But he later opposed him, and was imprisoned in the Dachau concentration camp for years. Niemöller learned the hard way that keep your head down … Continue reading

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America is on a “Hot War Footing”: House Legislation Paves the Way for War with Russia?

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky America is on a war footing.  While, a World War Three Scenario has been on the drawing board of the Pentagon for more than ten years, military action against Russia is now contemplated at an “operational level”. Similarly, both the … Continue reading

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Wall Street Moves to Put Taxpayers on the Hook for Derivatives Trades

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog. Wall Street has for some time attempted to put taxpayers on the hook for its derivatives trades. I highlighted this a year ago in the post: Citigroup Written Legislation Moves Through the House of Representatives. … Continue reading

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Plummeting Oil Prices Could Destroy The Banks That Are Holding Trillions In Commodity Derivatives

By Michael Snyder. Could rapidly falling oil prices trigger a nightmare scenario for the commodity derivatives market?  The big Wall Street banks did not expect plunging home prices to cause a mortgage-backed securities implosion back in 2008, and their models … Continue reading

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Video Of The Day – This Is What Happens When You Call The Cops

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,   In a healthy, moral and civilized society defined by the rule of law, police can play an important role. They should be people who come from the communities they promise to … Continue reading

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China’s Economy Surpassed U.S. … a Long Time Ago

This is what’s above the fold on Drudge right now: (click to see the full image.) Drudge links to a MarketWatch article stating: We’re no longer No. 1. Today, we’re No. 2. Yes, it’s official. The Chinese economy just overtook … Continue reading

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Banana Republic Level of Inequality Is Undermining America’s Geopolitical Power

The United States Has Fallen from that Shining City On the Hill to a Banana Republic Everyone knows that the medieval, king-and-serf levels of inequality and social mobility we now have are destroying our economy. It is also destroying the very form … Continue reading

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The Dow Jones: Beautiful Tree in the Desert

Guest post by Wim Grommen. Mr. Grommen was a teacher in mathematics and physics for eight years at secondary schools. The last twenty years he trained programmers in Oracle-software. He worked almost five years as trainer for Oracle and the … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Winning Economists, Federal Reserve Chair and Other Top Experts: War Is BAD for the Economy

Debunking the Stubborn Myth that War Is Good for the Economy About.com notes: One of the more enduring myths in Western society is that wars are somehow good for the economy. It is vital for policy-makers, economists and the public … Continue reading

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The Idiotic Economic Theory That’s Causing Governments to Blow Up Their Economies

No, We CAN’T Inflate Our Way Out of a Debt Trap Top mainstream economists have pushed the theory that we can inflate our way out of a debt crisis. Ben Bernanke and Paul Krugman said in 2009 that we should … Continue reading

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New Rules: Cyprus-style Bail-ins to Take Deposits and Pensions

By Ellen Brown. On the weekend of November 16th, the G20 leaders whisked into Brisbane, posed for their photo ops, approved some proposals, made a show of roundly disapproving of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and whisked out again. It was … Continue reading

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Exploring Other Worlds

An intriguing 4-minute film on humanity’s potential future in space, combining NASA images, photoshop and computer animation, and Carl Sagan’s voice:

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“America Has No Higher Rate of Social Mobility than Medieval England”

“Rags to Riches” No Longer Real Possibility In America We’be documented for years that the American Dream has ended … And it’s now just a myth. CBS News Sacramento provides details: A UC Davis economics professor has determined there is … Continue reading

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Big Banks Take Huge Stakes In Aluminum, Petroleum and Other Physical Markets … Then Manipulate Their Prices

Giant Banks Take Over Real Economy As Well As Financial System … Enabling Manipulation On a Vast Scale Top economists, financial experts and bankers say that the big banks are too large … and their very size is threatening the … Continue reading

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The American Dream Has Moved to Scandinavia

“Rags to Riches” Much Easier In Scandinavia than America We noted in 2010 that the American Dream – the possibility of a “rags to riches” success story – has moved abroad … since social mobility in the U.S. is much … Continue reading

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WSJ Reports: Bank of North Dakota Outperforms Wall Street

Guest post by Ellen Brown. While 49 state treasuries were submerged in red ink after the 2008 financial crash, one state’s bank outperformed all others and actually launched an economy-shifting new industry.  So reports the Wall Street Journal this week, … Continue reading

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The REAL Looting Is Happening On Wall Street … Not In Ferguson

Images by William Banzai Who Are the Worst Looters? The looting in Ferguson, Missouri is bad.    The looters are giving the peaceful protesters against the shooting of Michael Brown a bad name, and provoking an armed (and over-militarized) response by … Continue reading

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Has CDC stopped testing for H1N1 because the pediatric vaccine isn’t working against H1N1?

By Meryl Nass, M.D.  Dr. Nass is  a board-certified internist and a biological warfare epidemiologist and expert in anthrax. Nass publishes Anthrax Vaccine. — The Tampa Bay Times reported today that two children had died of flu.  Which is odd, … Continue reading

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British and American Security Services Pass Around Our Nude Photos … While Protecting Pedophiles

Should We Trust Governments Which Pass Around Our Nude Images … While Protecting PEDOPHILES? Preface:  Bill Cosby’s alleged rape of at least 16 women (12 through drugging) is inexcusable. But the crimes discussed below are much worse, because they involved … Continue reading

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3 Billion Gallons of Highly-Toxic Fracking Waste Dumped Into California Drinking Water Supply

California Has Been Fracked We’ve warned for years that fracking pollutes our scarce drinking water. As the Emmy-winning documentary Gasland demonstrates,  fracking is polluting water all over the country. A study published in the journal Ground Water predicts that the … Continue reading

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3-Star General Who Helped Lead War On Terror: We’ve Lost the Wars In Iraq and Afghanistan

“That Would Be Four Times Biting That Poison Apple: Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq and Then Iraq Again” 3-star General Daniel Bolger helped to lead the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The first sentence of his new book – Why We Lost: A … Continue reading

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Yes, Ye … … No, No, Nooooooooo!

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12 Charts Show Connection Between Roundup and Disease

Roundup is found in 75% of air and water samples.  Many farmers drench crops with Roundup right before harvest. About 100 million pounds are applied to U.S. farms and lawns every year, according to the EPA. Monsanto claims that Roundup … Continue reading

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Politics and Police Stop Terrorism 83% – Military Only 7% – of the Time

Top Military Advisor Predicted the Rise of the Islamic State 6 Years Ago The Rand Corporation has been a top advisor to the U.S. military for 66 years. We noted in 2008 that a Rand study found: Terrorists should be … Continue reading

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This Crisis Was Foreseeable … Thousands of Years Ago

Economists, Military Strategists and Others Warned Us … Long Ago We’ve known for 5,000 years that mass spying on one’s own people is always aimed at grabbing power and crushing dissent, not protecting us from bad guys. We’ve known for … Continue reading

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Why QE May Lead to DEFLATION In the Long Run

“If [They’re] Right, Everything The Fed Has Been Doing To Try To Stimulate The Economy Isn’t Just Useless — It’s Backward” Preface: Financial experts have been debating since the start of the 2008 financial crisis whether inflation or deflation is … Continue reading

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Americans Still Have NO CLUE About How Much Inequality We Have

Politicians, Media and Wall Street May Be Trying to Hide the Size of the Gap Even years after the Occupy protests (love ‘em or hate ‘em, they focused everyone’s attention on inequality),  Americans are still clueless about how much inequality … Continue reading

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Afghan Opium All Time High

We’ve repeatedly noted that – under American occupation – opium production is at an all-time high in Afghanistan. Still rising …

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Second Ebola Patient Dies In U.S.

  The Washington Times reports: A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said. *** Salia, a Sierra Leone citizen who … Continue reading

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Crops Are Drenched with Roundup Pesticide Right Before Harvest

Roundup Is Dumped On Crops Right BEFORE Harvest … to Save a Buck Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide (technically known as “glyphosate”) has been linked to many diseases. However, farmers appear to be dumping it on crops right before harvest. Specifically, Monsanto International … Continue reading

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If Drug Companies Want to Make Big Bucks On Ebola Medicines, They Should Pony Up for Proper Treatment Centers

New ideas on conducting Ebola treatment trials in Africa By Meryl Nass, M.D. Dr. Nass is a board-certified internist and a biological warfare epidemiologist and expert in anthrax. Nass publishes Anthrax Vaccine. — Admittedly, I am biased about how I … Continue reading

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For the First Time in 170 years, the British Parliament Will Debate How Money Is Really Created

The Secret Life of Money A mere 8 months ago, the Bank of England admitted that central banks create money out of thin air. Now, Parliament is about to debate how money is really created:

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Ebola Clinical Illness in Well-Described Patients: The US healthcare system can only successfully handle a little Ebola

Further Explorations Into Ebola Healthcare In the U.S. By Meryl Nass, M.D. Dr. Nass is a board-certified internist and a biological warfare epidemiologist and expert in anthrax. Nass publishes Anthrax Vaccine. — Let me start this piece with the bottom … Continue reading

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Why Stocks Are Soaring … Even though the Fed Stopped Quantitative Easing

The Answers Might Surprise You Why are stocks still soaring, even though the Fed stopped QE? Initially, QE arguably hasn’t totally stopped been stopped. And – of course – Japan’s massive QE is helping the Dow and S&P as well. Additionally, several … Continue reading

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Inequality Now at Lord and Serf Level

You Know Inequality Is Bad … But You Don’t Know HOW Bad You know inequality is bad … but you don’t know how bad. We’ve gotten to the overlord and serf level. Gini Graham Scott writes: Today, as the rich … Continue reading

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Senator Udall May Pull a “Pentagon Papers” … Read Censored Torture Report on Senate Floor

Making History? The only reason that the Pentagon Papers were published is because Senator Mike Gravel read them on the Senate Floor. Specifically, after Daniel Ellsberg leaked the papers, no newspaper had the guts to publish them. But – because … Continue reading

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Inequality Is Cyclical, Skyrocketing Until – Periodically – Revolution Forces Concessions from Those Who Have Grabbed All the Wealth

Cycles of Wealth Preface:  Sometimes breakthrough insights come from smart, accomplished people in one expertise who look at a different field with fresh eyes … unencumbered by the dogmas and politics of that field. Peter Turchin is a professor in … Continue reading

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Why Hasn’t the Government Tested Ebola Against the Usual/Available Disinfectants?

Disinfecting Ebola: New Questions By Meryl Nass, M.D.  Dr. Nass is  a board-certified internist and a biological warfare epidemiologist and expert in anthrax. Nass publishes Anthrax Vaccine. — I previously recommended alcohol hand rub (usually 70% ethyl or isopropyl alcohol) … Continue reading

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“We Are Now In The Longest Continuous Period of War In American History”

Endless War Is the Agenda Pulitzer-prize winning reporter James Risen reminds us: We are now in the longest continuous period of war in American history. And yet there is remarkably little debate about it. Many Americans assume “because 9/11″. But … Continue reading

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3 Videos Have Now Surfaced of Obamacare Architect Saying American People Are Stupid and Must Be Fooled

In 3 separate videos shot at 3 different events in 3 different cities, the main architect of Obamacare – Jonathan Gruber – said the American people are stupid, and must be lied to for Obamacare to pass … Here’s the … Continue reading

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Big Banks Busted Massively Manipulating Foreign Exchange, Precious Metals … And Every Other Market

Currency Markets Are Rigged Currency markets are massively rigged. And see this and this. Reuters notes today: Regulators fined six major banks including Citigroup (C.N) and UBS (UBSN.VX) a total of $4.3 billion for failing to stop traders from trying … Continue reading

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China’s Military Budget Could Soon Be As Big as America’s

China May Be Closing the Gap on U.S. Military Superiority Frank Kendall – the Pentagon’s undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology, and logistics – has repeatedly warned that America’s military advantage over China is evaporating. The Weekly Standard reports: While … Continue reading

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Veterans Day: Honor the Soldier … Scorn the Chickenhawk

Honor the Veterans We honor the brave men and women who have served in our armed forces. Some of the most generous, dedicated, brave people we have ever met are veterans. But the government scorns them … Veterans returning from … Continue reading

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New Attorney General: As Much of a Hack as Eric Holder

Originally posted at Reader Supported News. By Carl Gibson* After the news broke of Eric Holder’s departure from the DOJ, I called on President Obama to nominate Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, based on his exemplary record of defending consumers … Continue reading

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If Everything Is Just Fine, Why Are So Many Really Smart People Forecasting Economic Disaster?

By Michael Snyder. The parallels between the false prosperity of 2007 and the false prosperity of 2014 are rather striking.  If we go back and look at the numbers in the fall of 2007, we find that the Dow set … Continue reading

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8 Charts Showing the Real State of the American Economy

What’s Really Happening? Jim Rickards was interviewed recently by Money Morning, and he presented 8 must-see charts … 1. Bang for the Buck The bang for buck has plunged in terms of how much stimulus federal spending has on the … Continue reading

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Surprise Incumbent Re-Election Stunner

And the Winner Is … Whoever you voted for, the incumbent was re-elected … The Deep State – which was re-elected in the Clinton Administration, Bush Administration and Obama Administration – has been re-elected again!

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Government Lied About Pandemic Which Killed 50 Million People … Attempt to “Prevent Panic” Backfired

Governments Have Suppressed the Dangers of Epidemics Before, Only Making Things Worse The mainstream American press has agreed – at the request of the government – not to report on suspected Ebola cases. Let’s provide some context … The U.S. … Continue reading

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Why Obama Is So Unpopular that the Dems Will Lose this Election: People Now Realize that Obama= Bush

Obama is wildly unpopular because Democrats now realize he’s no different from Bush. So many Dems are staying home instead of voting. Both of the mainstream parties are totally corrupt, and Americans are desperate for a third party. Art by … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Praises Freedom of the Press … While GUTTING It in the U.S.

Stunning Hypocrisy The White House said today: History shows that a free press remains a critical foundation for prosperous, open, and secure societies, allowing citizens to access information and hold their governments accountable. Indeed, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights … Continue reading

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HERE’S Why Ebola Is No Longer In the News

Mainstream Press Agrees Not to Report Suspected Cases Forbes’ David Kroll – an adjunct professor at Duke University Medical Center –  notes: The Associated Press and other press outlets have agreed not to report on suspected cases of Ebola in … Continue reading

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ISIS Again Captures American High-Tech Weapons We Gave to “Moderate” Rebels

Our Strategy Keeps Failing We’ve repeatedly noted that giving arms to the “moderate” Syrian rebels is idiotic … as they’ll just end up in the hands of the Islamic State. Even the CIA told Obama that this strategy wouldn’t work. … Continue reading

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Unveiled Threat: A Personal Experience of Fundamentalist Islam and the Roots of Terrorism

Janet Tavakoli’s Unveiled Threat: A Personal Experience of Fundamentalist Islam and the Roots of Terrorism is a must-read exposé of how misogynistic fundamentalist Muslims really are. As a smart – bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, MBA from University of Chicago, expert … Continue reading

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California Could Suffer a Fukushima-Style Meltdown

U.S. Ignoring Earthquake Risks to Nuclear Plants Scientists warned that an earthquake could take out Fukushima. The Japanese ignored the warning. (The Fukushima reactors were damaged by the earthquake before the tsunami hit, because the design of the reactors was … Continue reading

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Japan Goes “All In” On Quantitative Easing … Even though the Inventors of QE All Say It Destroys the Economy In the Long-Run

Has Japan Just Signed Its Own Death Warrant? Japan just went all-in on quantitative easing. Bloomberg reports: The Bank of Japan’s expansion of record stimulus today may see it buy every new bond the government issues. The BOJ said it … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit Disorder Is Actually Correlated with Creativity and Achievement

Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs Would Be Diagnosed with ADHD If They Were Born In This Decade Scott Barry Kaufman (PhD in cognitive psychology from Yale)  writes in Scientific American: Research … has supported the notion that under certain conditions, … Continue reading

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Is Ebola Airborne? A Literature Review

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Saturday Night Live On Ebola

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Top Experts Agree: Ebola Can Spread Via Aerosols

It’s Insane that Frontline Healthcare Workers Still Aren’t Wearing Respirators WND reports: A U.S. government agency has warned preliminary data shows Ebola is aerostable, meaning it can survive in the air and potentially be transmitted via airborne means. The document … Continue reading

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Japan Reacts to Worsening Fukushima Disaster By … Reopening Nuclear Plant Next to Active Volcano Which Is About to Blow

D’oh! Scientists warned that an earthquake could take out Fukushima. The Japanese ignored the warning … and even tore down the natural seawall which protected Fukushima from tidal waves. Fukushima is getting worse.  And see this and this. Have the … Continue reading

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15 Signs That We Live During A Time Of Rampant Government Paranoia

By Michael Snyder. How does it feel to live under a government that is getting even more paranoid with each passing day?  Yes, we live in a world that is becoming increasingly unstable, but that is no excuse for how … Continue reading

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Why the Heroes at Doctors Without Borders Are Catching Ebola

They’re Not Wearing Respirators Doctors Without Borders is the group of heroic doctors on the ground treating Ebola patients in West Africa. (They do a lot of other great work all over the world during wars, natural disasters and other … Continue reading

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Big Bankster Running for Governor of California

Investment Banker and Head of Bank Bailouts This guy is running for Governor of California: Looks crazy, doesn’t he?  Who is he? He was the head of the big bank bailout program (known as Tarp) which most Americans strongly opposed.  … Continue reading

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When Guys Decide Which Scientific Studies to Fund …

More Is Better! This headline from the Telegraph sums it up:    “Sex with 21 women lowers risk of prostate cancer, academics find“. Here’s the money quote: Sleeping with more than 20 women protects men against prostate cancer, a study has suggested. … Continue reading

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