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The 75 Trillion Dollar Shadow Banking System Is In Danger Of Collapsing

By Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog. Keep an eye on the shadow banking system – it is about to be shaken to the core.  According to the Financial Stability Board, the size of the global shadow banking system has reached … Continue reading

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Study Shows U.S. Police Far More Concerned About “Anti-Government” Domestic Extremists than Al-Qaeda

Submitted by Mike Krieger, Liberty Blitzkrieg. U.S. law enforcement agencies rank the threat of violence from anti-government  extremists higher than the threat from radicalized Muslims, according to a report released Thursday by the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security (TCTHS). The … Continue reading

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16 Facts About The Tremendous Financial Devastation That We Are Seeing All Over The World

By Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog. As we enter the second half of 2015, financial panic has gripped most of the globe.  Stock prices are crashing in China, in Europe and in the United States.  Greece is on the verge … Continue reading

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Former Senator Opines on the Incredible Corruption in America and the Fourth Branch of Government

Submitted by Mike Krieger, Liberty Blitzkrieg. On a more personal level, how can public service be promoted as an ideal to young people when this sewer corrupts our Republic? At this point in early twenty-first-century America, the greatest service our … Continue reading

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Why The Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Is Such A Huge Threat To The U.S. Financial System

By Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog. The debt crisis in Puerto Rico could potentially cost financial institutions in the United States tens of billions of dollars in losses.  This week, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla publicly announced that Puerto … Continue reading

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New Thousand Page Pentagon War Manual Potentially Lumps Journalists in with “Unprivileged Belligerents”

Submitted by Mike Krieger, Liberty Blitzkrieg. A 1,176 page Pentagon war manual was recently released that hasn’t received the attention it deserves. The book of combat instructions, titled “Department of Defense Law of War Manual,” apparently covers rules of war for all branches of … Continue reading

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The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett: Derivatives Are Still Weapons Of Mass Destruction And ‘Are Likely To Cause Big Trouble’

By Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog. After all these years, the most famous investor in the world still believes that derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction.  And you know what?  He is exactly right.  The next great global financial … Continue reading

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Fluoridation May Not Prevent Cavities, Scientific Review Shows

Fluoridation May Not Prevent Cavities, Scientific Review Shows  If you’re like two-thirds of Americans, fluoride is added to your tap water for the purpose of reducing cavities. But the scientific rationale for putting it there may be outdated, and no … Continue reading

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Fast-track Hands the Money Monopoly to Private Banks — Permanently

By Ellen Brown. It is well enough that the people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.            … Continue reading

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Round 1 Goes to We the People

Round 2 Comes Tuesday Fast track authority for TPP – which would have assured the passage of a horrible treaty – was voted down today. But Obama, Ryan and the powers-that-be are forcing Round 2 on Tuesday. Conservatives and liberals … Continue reading

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There’s Bipartisan Hatred Towards TPP … But Corrupt Congress Trying to Pass It, Anyway

The hatred of the Trans Pacific Partnership is widespread and bipartisan. Here’s the front page of conservative Drudge: And the front page of liberal Huff Post: Unfortunately, neither Democratic or Republican Congress people represent the interests of the American people.  … Continue reading

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If You Love America, Call Your Congress Member TODAY and Say NO TPP (Vote Is TOMORROW)

The House of Representatives is voting tomorrow to pass Fast Track authority for the horrible TPP treaty (it already passed the Senate).  If Fast Track is approved, TPP will quickly pass without amendment. TPP would destroy everything that America stands … Continue reading

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Reddit: Only YOU Can Stop TPP

The House of Representatives is voting this Friday to pass Fast Track authority for the horrible TPP treaty.  TPP would destroy everything that Reddit stands for. But the mainstream media is censoring and ignoring the whole issue. At this point, … Continue reading

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West Coast of North America to be Slammed by 2016 with 80% As Much Fukushima Radiation As Japan

Painting by Jonathan Raddatz A professor from Japan’s Fukushima University Institute of Environmental Radioactivity (Michio Aoyama) told Kyodo in April that the West Coast of North America will be hit with around 800 terabecquerels of Cesium- 137 by 2016. EneNews … Continue reading

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3 Hours and 47 Minutes After Obama Says He’ll Sign Law BANNING Bulk Collection, DOJ Asks Secret Court to CONTINUE Bulk Collection

Spencer Ackerman reports in the Guardian: The Obama administration has asked a secret surveillance court to ignore a federal court that found bulk surveillance illegal and to once again grant the National Security Agency the power to collect the phone … Continue reading

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What Is the REAL Risk from Terrorism?

As We Show In This Updated list, You’re Much More Likely to Be Killed By Brain-Eating Parasites, Toddlers, Lightning, Falling Out of Bed, Alcoholism, Food Poisoning, Choking On Your Meal, a Financial Crash, Obesity, Medical Errors or “Autoerotic Asphyxiation” than … Continue reading

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Government Is Using Secrecy As a Weapon

“Everything Secret Degenerates” Everyone knows Lord Acton’s famous quote: Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. But few have heard this equally profound quote from Lord Acton: Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is … Continue reading

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Top NSA Official: “They Traded Your Security, My Security, the Security of Everyone In the World for Money”

Terror Attacks Such As 9/11, the Boston Marathon Bombing and the Texas Shooting All Happened Because of Pervasive Corruption In Our Intelligence Agencies The highest-ranking NSA whistleblower in history – the former head of global intelligence for the NSA, 32-year … Continue reading

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Conservatism and Authoritarianism: A Rejoinder

Preface by Washington’s Blog:  Washington’s Blog is a non-partisan site.   We believe that the war between liberals and conservatives is a false divide-and-conquer dog-and-pony show created by the powers that be to keep the American people divided and distracted. See … Continue reading

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Forget the TPP – Wikileaks Releases Documents from the Equally Shady “Trade in Services Agreement,” or TISA

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, If it sounds complicated, it is. The important point is that this trade agreement contains a crucial discussion of governments’ abilities to meaningfully protect civil liberties. And it is not being treated as … Continue reading

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Land of the Unfree – Police and Prosecutors Fight Aggressively to Retain Barbaric Right of “Civil Asset Forfeiture”

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Efforts to limit seizures of money, homes and other property from people who may never be convicted of a crime are stalling out amid a wave of pressure from prosecutors and police. … Continue reading

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Video: “The FBI is Responsible for More Terrorism Plots In the United States Than Any Other Organization. More Than Al Qaeda, More Than Al Shabaab, More Than the Islamic State, More Than All Of Them Combined”

Investigative reporter Trevor Aaronson- executive director of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, author of The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism – has spent years researching and writing about FBI terrorism “stings” on mentally retarded and destitute … Continue reading

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An Important Economic Indicator – Money Velocity – Crashes Far Worse than During the Great Depression

Underneath the Propaganda, the Economy Is In BAD Shape … We noted 3 years ago that the velocity of money – an important economic indicator – is lower than during the Great Depression. Things have gotten even worse since since … Continue reading

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Iraq War Propaganda Redux: U.S. Claims Syrian Government Supporting ISIS

West Busted Supporting ISIS … Tries Instead to Point Finger At Syrian Government America’s closest allies have been busted supporting ISIS in order to topple Syria’s government.  Mainstream U.S. writers are calling for open support of ISIS and Al Qaeda … Continue reading

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Free Speech, Facebook & The NSA: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

By John Whitehead. Constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “A person under surveillance is no longer free; a society under surveillance is no longer a democracy.”—Writers Against Mass Surveillance THE GOOD NEWS: Americans have a … Continue reading

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Systemic Corruption Has Destroyed America

Preface: There’s always been some corruption in the United States … but it’s never been this bad before. The Cop Is On the Take Government corruption has become rampant: Senior SEC employees spent up to 8 hours a day surfing … Continue reading

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Blackwater Trained Some of World’s Top Terrorists

The International Business Times reports that the head of special forces chief in Tajikistan was trained by American mercenary company Blackwater, but has now joined ISIS. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill notes that Zacharias Moussaoui – the so-called “20th 9/11 hijacker” – … Continue reading

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Editors In Chief of World’s Most Prestigious Medical Journals: “Much of the Scientific Literature, Perhaps HALF, May Simply Be Untrue” … “It Is Simply No Longer Possible To Believe Much of the Clinical Research That Is Published”

Corruption Is Destroying Basic Science Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine are the two most prestigious medical journals in the world. It is therefore striking that their chief editors have both publicly written that corruption is undermining science. … Continue reading

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What Will Happen If the Patriot Act Expires?

The Patriot Act isn’t needed to keep us safe.  But politicians and natsec officials will go to tremendous lengths to terrify their people … to justify programs that are just a naked power grab. The fearmongering from the usual suspects … Continue reading

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We’re In Uncharted Economic Territory

We’re in uncharted territory … For example, this is the first time in history that most central banks worldwide have printed money during the same time period. And one of America’s leading economists (Nobel-prize winner Robert Shiller) just said that … Continue reading

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Current NSA Officials Admit Agency Is Drowning In TOO MUCH Info

The Problem Isn’t Too Little Spying … It’s Too Much Former top NSA officials have repeatedly said that the NSA is collecting TOO MUCH information on Americans to be able to stop terror attacks. The Intercept reports that current mid-level … Continue reading

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Three Former SEC Officials Write Letter to Current SEC Chief Asking Her to Stop Protecting Corporate Cronyism

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In early 2013, before Mary Jo White was confirmed as the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), I wrote a post predicting she would be a bankster codling fraud in … Continue reading

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The 20th 9/11 Hijacker Had Blackwater’s Number In His Notebook

Top investigative report Jeremy Scahill notes that Zacharias Moussaoui had the direct phone number for U.S. mercenary Blackwater’s training center in his notebook: Another mystery: Why'd Zacharias Moussaoui (so-called 20th 9/11 hijacker) have #Blackwater's number in his notebook? pic.twitter.com/iDJE9hesSW — … Continue reading

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NSA’s Mass Surveillance Started By 1999 Or Earlier … But NSA Hid It From Congress

It has been well-documented that the government conducted mass surveillance on Americans before 9/11. Now Diane Roark – the congressional staffer in charge of overseeing the NSA for the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee – says that NSA’s mass … Continue reading

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Even If Patriot Act Expires, Government Will Keep Spying On All Americans

Government Will Use “Secret Interpretations” to Get Around Legal Prohibitions Mass surveillance under the Patriot Act is so awful that even its author says that the NSA has gone far beyond what the Act intended (and that the intelligence chiefs … Continue reading

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Key Iraq War Architect: “Our Objective Should Be a New Sunni State Out of the Western Part Of Iraq, the Eastern Part of Syria”

A Plan Decades In the Making Is Now Starting to Be Implemented We’ve previously noted that the powers-that-be have been planning for MANY DECADES to break up Iraq into several countries. And the same has been true for Syria. One … Continue reading

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The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control.”—William Binney, NSA whistleblower We now have a fourth branch of government. As I document in my … Continue reading

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Revolution: The Movie

Filmmaker Rob Stewart sent me a review copy of his new award-winning film Revolution. Stewart’s previous film – Sharkwater – made a bit splash.  It won some 40 awards, and resulted in over 100 countries banning shark finning (killing sharks … Continue reading

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From the Very Creation of the Internet, U.S. Spy Agencies Fought to Block Encryption

American spy agencies have intentionally weakened digital security for many decades. This breaks the functionality of our computers and of the Internet. It reduces functionality and reduces security by – for example – creating backdoors that malicious hackers can get through. … Continue reading

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Newly-Declassified U.S. Government Documents: The West Supported the Creation of ISIS

Judicial Watch has – for many years – obtained sensitive U.S. government documents through freedom of information requests and lawsuits. The government just produced documents to Judicial Watch in response to a freedom of information suit which show that the … Continue reading

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FBI Confirms No Major Terrorism Cases Cracked Via Unconstitutional Patriot Act Phone Spying

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could … Continue reading

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Researchers Predicted In 1971 that Debit Cards Would Become the Ultimate Spy Tool

We noted in 2013: The Wall Street Journal reported that the NSA spies on Americans’ credit card transactions. Senators Wyden and Udall – both on the Senate Intelligence Committee, with access to all of the top-secret information about the government’s … Continue reading

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Arguing That You Don’t Care About The Right To Privacy Because You Have Nothing To Hide Is No Different Than Saying You Don’t Care About Free Speech Because You Have Nothing To Say

Most Americans value privacy and oppose mass surveillance. The minority who don’t – and who think spying is okay because they have “nothing to hide” –  are grossly misinformed (and don’t know that spying is meant to crush dissent and … Continue reading

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Global Sea Ice Back to 1979 Levels … Ice Has “Moved” from Arctic to Antarctic

New charts from the University of Illinois’ Department of Atmospheric Sciences (based upon data provided by NOAA’s National Center for Environmental Prediction) show something odd. Specifically, the new data shows that global sea ice is back to 1979 levels … … Continue reading

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Militarization Is More Than Tanks and Rifles: It’s a Cultural Disease, Acclimating the Citizenry to Life in a Police State

By John Whitehead, Constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “If we’re training cops as soldiers, giving them equipment like soldiers, dressing them up as soldiers, when are they going to pick up the mentality of … Continue reading

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250+ Tech Companies and Digital Rights Groups: TPP Could Criminalize Journalism and Whistleblowing

Hundreds of tech companies and digital rights groups – including Imgur, DreamHost, Namecheap, AVG, Mediafire, Internet Archive, BoingBoing, Piwik, Private Internet Access, and more than 200 others – signed a letter to Congress today stating: Criminalizing Journalism and Whistleblowing: TPP’s … Continue reading

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

Banks Rig Currency Markets It has long been known that currency markets are massively rigged. And see this, this, and this.  Indeed, not only do the banks share confidential information with each other … they also shared it with a … Continue reading

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The Movie “Zero Dark Thirty” Was CIA Propaganda

As the following excerpt from a new special from Frontline shows, the movie Zero Dark Thirty was CIA propaganda: By way of background, we’ve previously noted: The real winner of the 2013 Academy Awards is the CIA: Zero Dark Thirty, … Continue reading

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Super-Militarized U.S. Police Are Often Less Disciplined and MORE Aggressive Than American Soldiers

We’ve previously documented that – in many respects – American cops are more heavily armed than actual combat soldiers on the front line in war zones. U.S. police are often less disciplined than soldiers … and so therefore often more … Continue reading

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In Iraq, ISIS Is Winning And The United States Is Losing

By Michael Snyder, End of the American Dream. During the Iraq war more than 4,000 U.S. soldiers died, countless others were severely injured, and the total cost to U.S. taxpayers was more than 2 trillion dollars.  But now whatever the … Continue reading

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Even More Admitted False Flag Terror Incidents Come to Light

Presidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police ADMIT to False Flag Terror Every time we look, we find new admissions of false flag terror attacks. In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack … Continue reading

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Republicans, Democrats and Independents ALL Hate NSA Spying … Think the Patriot Act Should NOT Be Reauthorized In Its Current Form

Americans Don’t Trust the Government A poll released today shows that Americans across the political spectrum hate the Patriot Act and NSA spying. The bipartisan polling team – made up of Global Strategy Group and G Public Strategies – found … Continue reading

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The Debt To GDP Ratio For The Entire World: 286 Percent

By Michael Snyder. Did you know that there is more than $28,000 of debt for every man, woman and child on the entire planet?  And since close to 3 billion of those people survive on less than 2 dollars a … Continue reading

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UK PM David Cameron Proclaims: It’s Not Enough To Follow The Law, You Must Love Big Brother

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, It’s not just those domestic extremists and crazy “conspiracy theory” kooks who took serious issue with UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s recent overtly fascist language when it comes to freedom of expression in … Continue reading

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Dramatic Clips: The Mystery Bright Spots On Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft flew by the dwarf planet Ceres this week. Located between Mars and Jupiter,  Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt. Dawn took some stunning pictures.  NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory made an animation from the images: … Continue reading

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75% of Americans Have Gum Disease … Here’s a Cheap, Do-It-Yourself Way to Prevent It

Most Americans Have Gum Disease … Which Can Lead to Other Diseases The New York Times notes that gum disease is rampant: More than 75% of American adults have some form of gum disease, but according to a major survey, … Continue reading

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“Free Trade” Run Amok: Canada Challenges U.S. Laws Reining In Banks

  We noted in 2013 that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would let big banks run amok, and would increase the cost of consumer loans. Ellen Brown asked last month: Under the TPP, could the US government be sued and … Continue reading

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Chief Economist for One of the World’s Largest Banks: “The World Economy Is Like An Ocean Liner Without Lifeboats. If Another Recession Hits, It Could Be A Truly Titanic Struggle For Policymakers”

HSBC is the world’s largest bank outside of the U.S. and China, the largest in the UK, and the 9th largest bank in the world overall. HSBC’s chief economist Stephen King wrote today in a note to clients: The world … Continue reading

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‘We the People’ Need to Circle the Wagons: The Government Is on the Warpath

By John Whitehead, constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “The government is merely a servant―merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Government Official: U.S. Is ALREADY at War with China and Russia

U.S. Has Already Started WWIII Top economic and political experts say we’re drifting towards World War 3. And see this. We noted in March that we’re already at war with Russia.  Many experts agree … Former White House official Dr. … Continue reading

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Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing

Cover-up? False flag? Wacky conspiracy theory? Watch and decide for yourself: Transcript and links here.

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Document: Jade Helm Commander Plans to “Operationalize The CONUS Base”

By Daniel Taylor, Old Thinker News. Special Ops Command seeks to “Operationalize” the homeland; “…informationally aware, smartphone‐enabled urban populations and their satisfaction—or lack of satisfaction—with local, regional, and even global conditions…” presents challenge to military. Is Jade Helm part of … Continue reading

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How to Change the World Overnight

Making a Difference Mark Twain said: If voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it. In other words, if the government is not trying to stop something, it must not be very important. And then there’s vote manipulation.    … Continue reading

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CIA Myth that Torture Led to Bin Laden Is Finally Dead

Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Seymour Hersh’s new report shreds the CIA’s claim that torture led the U.S. getting bin Laden. Specifically, Hersh reports – and NBC news confirms – that it was not information gained through torture which pinpointed Bin Laden’s … Continue reading

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Big Defeat For Obama’s Fascist “Trade” Deal

Trans Pacific Partnership Petering Out The Senate just voted down fast-track authority for the tyrannical Trans Pacific Partnership deal. This is great news. Specifically, many have noted that the treaty is so bad that – if Americans knew what’s in … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: “Many Powerful People Don’t Want Peace Because They Live Off War”

Pope Francis said today: Many powerful people don’t want peace because they live off war. *** Some powerful people make their living with the production of arms. *** It’s the industry of death. He’s right … Top economists say that … Continue reading

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American Cops Are More Heavily Armed than Front Line U.S. Combat Soldiers In Active War Zones

Why Are Domestic Law Enforcement More Heavily Armed than Our Soldiers? Rafael Rivera – who served in the U.S. Army for seven years – writes: The police in Ferguson have better armor and weaponry than my men and I did … Continue reading

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The Average Age Of A Minimum Wage Worker In America Is 36

By Michael Snyder. Did you know that 89 percent of all minimum wage workers in the United States are not teens?  At this point, the average age of a minimum wage worker in this country is 36, and 56 percent … Continue reading

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How the U.S. Military is Paying NFL Teams Millions to “Honor the Troops” at Sporting Events

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, When the Jets paused to honor soldiers of the New Jersey Army National Guard at home games during the past four years, it was more than a heartfelt salute to the military — it … Continue reading

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In a Cop Culture, the Bill of Rights Doesn’t Amount to Much

By John Whitehead, constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. Police officers are more likely to be struck by lightning than be held financially accountable for their actions.—Law professor Joanna C. Schwartz (paraphrased) “In a democratic … Continue reading

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Why You Should Get Involved In Your LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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Obama Has Sentenced Whistleblowers to 31 Times the Jail Time of All Prior U.S. Presidents COMBINED

And Obama Is Arguably More Hostile Towards The Press Than Any President In History The Obama administration has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other presidents combined. This administration has also obtained much longer jail sentences against whistleblowers than previous presidents. … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Refuses to Even READ Torture Report

Is America Still a Nation of Laws? The Department of Justice claimed that it: reviewed the [Senate intelligence] committee’s full report [on torture] and did not find any new information that they had not previously considered in reaching their determination … Continue reading

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Americans Have Less National Pride than Yemenis, Mexicans, Libyans, Rwandans, Ghanaians, Zimbabweans, Pakistanis, Nigerians, Egyptians, Jordanians, Azerbaijanis, Armenians, Moroccans, Kazakhstanis, Tunisians, Qataris … and More than a Dozen Others

Americans’ pride in our country is legendary … or at least it used to be. The World Values Survey – a global network of social scientists studying changing values and their impact on social and political life, led by an … Continue reading

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Life and Death On Wall Street

Janet Tavakoli has been one of the clearest voices on finance and banking for well over a decade. She wrote several books well before the 2008 crisis warning of the dangerous risks being taken by derivatives players, and has tirelessly … Continue reading

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“Most Of The Existing Workers In The Saudi Oil Fields Are Yemenese. And There Are Over 4 Million Yemenese In Saudi Arabia”

Saudi-Yemeni War More Complicated Than We Assume Trend forecaster Gerald Celente just made an interesting point in an interview with King World News: Most people don’t realize this but most of the existing workers in the Saudi oil fields are … Continue reading

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Obama Is More Hostile Towards The Press Than Any President In History

Obama HATES the Press A brand new Politico poll of White House correspondents finds: (1) 65% of reporters say that Obama is the least press-friendly president they’ve ever seen (2) 78% of White House reporters believe “President Obama dislikes the … Continue reading

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NSA Admits It Collects Too MUCH Info to Stop Terror Attacks

The Problem Isn’t Too Little Spying … It’s Too Much Top security experts agree that mass surveillance is ineffective … and actually makes us MORE vulnerable to terrorism. For example, the former head of the NSA’s global intelligence gathering operations … Continue reading

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America’s Main Problem: Corruption

Preface: Sadly, in the month since we last posted on this topic, many new examples of corruption have arisen. The Cop Is On the Take Government corruption has become rampant: Senior SEC employees spent up to 8 hours a day … Continue reading

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Ultra-Secrecy Surrounds Barack Obama’s New Global Economic Treaty

By Michael Snyder. Barack Obama is secretly negotiating a global economic treaty which would destroy thousands of American businesses and millions of good paying American jobs.  In other words, it would be the final nail in the coffin for America’s … Continue reading

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Top NSA Official Who Created the Global Digital Surveillance System: Fire the U.S. Intelligence Agencies … Hire Anonymous to Protect Us, Instead

The Intelligence Apparatus No Longer Protects Our Country From Terrorism … We Need Fresh Legs William Binney is the high-level NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information. A 32-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a … Continue reading

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1930s Dust Bowl Drought – and Current California Drought – Caused By Warm Ocean Anomalies

A scientific paper published last month in the journal Climate Dynamics by a scientist from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center and three universities found that the 1930s drought was exacerbated by an anomalous warm spots in the ocean: Unusually hot … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs Trying to Make Law for Modern World

Lindsay Graham and John McCain Have Never Used Email Lindsay Graham – a member of the powerful Senate Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law – admitted 2 months ago that he has never sent an email in his entire … Continue reading

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NSA Converting Our Spoken Words Into Searchable Text

Yes … They’re Collecting the Content of AMERICANS’ Phone Calls, Too Dan Froomkin reports today at the Intercept: Most people don’t realize that the words they speak are not so private anymore, either. Top-secret documents from the archive of former … Continue reading

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Why The Powers That Be Are Pushing A Cashless Society

We Can’t Rein In the Banks If We Can’t Pull Our Money Out of Them Martin Armstrong summarizes the headway being made to ban cash,  and argues that the goal of those pushing a cashless society is to prevent bank … Continue reading

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Who’s Crazy Now? American Psychological Association Supported Torture “At Every Critical Juncture”

Like Nazi and Soviet Psychologists, American Psychologists Aided Abuse While most psychologists are good people, tyrannies have always deployed corrupt psychologists to punish dissenters, and label them “crazy”. The Nazi government substantially supported psychologists … many of whom, in turn, … Continue reading

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Baltimore as a Microcosm of America

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In these drug-saturated neighborhoods, they weren’t policing their post anymore, they weren’t policing real estate that they were protecting from crime. They weren’t nurturing informants, or learning how to properly investigate anything. … Continue reading

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Organic Farming Changes Agriculture from a Huge Carbon Source to a Carbon-DESTROYER

From Source of 35% of All Carbon Worldwide to Carbon Sink Science China Press reports (via the American Association for the Advancement of Science): Approximately 35% of global greenhouse gases (GHGs) come from agriculture. Some argues that human can reverse … Continue reading

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Help On-The-Ground American Reporter In Ukraine Buy a Camera

Crowdfund a Videocam So We Can See What’s REALLY Going On Intrepid American reporter George Eliason is living in – and reporting from – Ukraine. He’s risking his life to bring us unbiased, on-the-ground reporting in English … which we … Continue reading

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High Levels of Youth Unemployment – and Runaway Inequality – Cause Riots

Recipe For Disaster We’ve known for 1,900 years that runaway inequality destroys societies. The great American historian Will Grant wrote in 1969: In progressive societies the concentration[of wealth] may reach a point where the strength of number in the many … Continue reading

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Baltimore: Little-Known Facts

What’s Really Going On In Baltimore? Orazz points out: 10,000 Strong Peacefully Protest In Downtown Baltimore, Media Only Reports The Violence & Arrest of Dozens In any event, while the looting was unforgivable … it pales in comparison to the … Continue reading

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12 Unanswered Questions About The Baltimore Riots That They Don’t Want Us To Ask

By Michael Snyder. Why did the Baltimore riots seem like they were perfectly staged to be a television event?  Images of police vehicles burning made for great television all over the planet, but why were there abandoned police vehicles sitting … Continue reading

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Turning America into a Battlefield: A Blueprint for Locking Down the Nation

By John Whitehead. Constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute.   In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential … Continue reading

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NSA Whistleblower: “We Are No Longer Afraid Of The Police State Happening. It’s Here”

U.S. Government Officials Say We’ve Got Tyranny In America First Bill Binney – the high-level NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information, the 32-year NSA veteran widely who was the senior technical director within the … Continue reading

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African-Americans Line Up to Protect White Baltimore Police

Credit: Van Applegate

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Charting the American Oligarchy – How 0.01% of the Population Contributes 42% of All Campaign Cash

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, This is an economic fight, but this is also a political fight. The biggest financial institutions aren’t just big – they wield enormous political power. Last December, Citibank lobbyists wrote an amendment … Continue reading

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Head of U.S. Drone and Torture Programs – Which Have Boosted Muslim Terrorist Recruitment – Is a Muslim

Torture and drone assassinations by the American government are major recruiting tools for Al Qaeda and other Muslim terrorist groups … and they have created many more terrorists than they’ve stopped. Ironically, a Muslim is largely responsible for both programs. … Continue reading

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More Men than Women Raped In U.S.

Believe it or not, more men than women are raped every year in the United States. Around 90,000 women are raped each year in America. In contrast, approximately 100,000 to 140,000 men are raped each year … inside American prisons. … Continue reading

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Mobile Surfers: Pardon Our Dust

We’re tinkering with the site to make it more user-friendly for mobile readers … 26% of our total readership. Please pardon our dust, and let us know if you have any suggestions to make the site easier to read. We … Continue reading

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