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The British Empire In Yemen

By Jacob Hornberger, Future of Freedom Foundation. Over the holidays, I began watching a Netflix/BBC series entitled The Last Post, which revolves around a contingent of British troops in the early 1960s stationed in Aden, a port city in Yemen, … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Is Barking Up The Wrong Tree

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 FBI Hand Behind Russia-gate

By Ray McGovern, a 27-year CIA veteran, who chaired National Intelligence Estimates and personally delivered intelligence briefings to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, their Vice Presidents, Secretaries of State, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and many other senior … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Americas: Where the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Go to Jail

By John Whitehead, constitutional and civil rights attorney, the Rutherford Institute. “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media: The Evil Empire

By Anthony Freda of AnthonyFreda.com. Originally posted at Medium. As it becomes increasingly clear that yesterday’s conspiracy theories are today’s real news, the call to kill the messengers just gets more shrill and hysterical. The attacks on free speech with … Continue reading

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Censorship “Is The Cause Of Every Revolution In Human History”

In response to a question about stopping “fake news”, Edward Snowden notes: Censorship does not do good. We might want to believe it does, and this gets into the fake news problem, for example, that if we just empower Facebook … Continue reading

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Prominent Nobel Prize Winning Economist Called for Cryptocurrency In 1999

Preface: Cryptocurrencies may be in a speculative bubble. And they may be taken over by people trying to push a corrupt agenda. But even so, the genesis of the idea for crypto was one of freedom from government oppression. Milton … Continue reading

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Who Are the Leading State Sponsors of Terrorism?

By former CIA officer Philip Giraldi. Originally published by the Strategic Culture Foundation. As 2017 draws to a close, it is difficult to be optimistic about what will be coming in the new year. The American President, whose margin of victory … Continue reading

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Is Iran the “World’s Leading Sponsor of Terrorism?”

MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity SUBJECT: Is Iran the “World’s Leading Sponsor of Terrorism?” EXECUTIVE SUMMARY/BACKGROUND  We are concerned by recent strident and stark public statements from key members of your Administration that paint Iran … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now: 2017 Was Another Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

By constitutional and civil rights lawyer John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute.   “Everyday the future looks a little bit darker.” ― Alan Moore, Watchmen Nothing has changed. Just our luck that 2017 gave us more of the same bad news … Continue reading

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Powers that Be Try to Take Down Washington’s Blog

The powers-that-be took down the site yesterday with a massive hacking attack. We must be doing something right …  As they say, “If you’re not taking flak, you’re not over the target”. Please donate (Bitcoin or Paypal donation buttons are … Continue reading

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Treason: Presidential Candidates Successfully Conspired with Foreign Leaders to Thwart Official American Policy and Drag Out War

Long-time rumors about presidential candidate Nixon conspiring to delay the ending of the Vietnam War were recently confirmed. A year ago, historian and journalist John A Farrell wrote in the New York Times: A newfound cache of notes left by … Continue reading

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There Are Now So Many Admissions by Government Officials of False Flag Terror that Only the Willfully Ignorant Still Doubt the Reality of the Concept

Painting by Anthony Freda Presidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police ADMIT to False Flag Terror Scores of government officials throughout the world have admitted (either orally, in writing, or through photographs or videos) to carrying out – … Continue reading

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Newsweek: “U.S. Government Planned False Flag Attacks to Start War”

Mainstream Media Admits that False Flags Are Real Last month, Newsweek ran an article headlined (all caps in original Newsweek title): U.S. GOVERNMENT PLANNED FALSE FLAG ATTACKS TO START WAR WITH SOVIET UNION, JFK DOCUMENTS SHOW The article notes: The … Continue reading

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Newly-Declassified Documents Show Western Leaders Promised Gorbachev that NATO Would Not Move “One Inch Closer” to Russia

The U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union at the time it broke up and many other experts have said that the West promised Gorbachev that – if the USSR allowed German re-unification – NATO wouldn’t move “one inch closer” to … Continue reading

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No One Wants the Internet of Things … Other than Big Brother

We’ve previously noted that no one wants the Internet of Things aka IoT (other than Big Brother and a handful of companies which are trying to make a quick buck off of us). For months, I’ve taken screenshots of IoT … Continue reading

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Daniel Ellsberg: U.S. Military Planned First Strike On Every City In Russia and China … and Gave Many Low-Level Field Commanders the Power to Push the Button

Daniel Ellsberg – America’s most famous whistleblower, the former military analyst who leaked the Pentagon Papers which helped end the Vietnam war – has just published a book revealing that he was also one of the main nuclear war planners … Continue reading

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How Unusual Is It for An Incoming Administration to Talk to Russian Leaders?

Those who want to impeach Trump say his contacts (through Flynn and others) with high-level Russians, such as Russian Ambassador Kislyak, was treason … or at the very least an impeachable offense. Others – without any proof – say that … Continue reading

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The Fatcats Launch a Red Scare Every 20 to 30 Years

Edward Herman was a professor of finance at the Wharton School of Business.  He was also a well-known writer and historian, who co-wrote a number of books with “the World’s top public intellectual“, Noam Chomsky. Herman says that fatcats launch a … Continue reading

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What Orwell Failed To Predict Is That We’d Buy The Cameras Ourselves, And That Our Biggest Fear Would Be That Nobody Was Watching

Great quote from Keith Lowell Jensen: What Orwell failed to predict is that we'd buy the cameras ourselves, and that our biggest fear would be that nobody was watching. — Keith Lowell Jensen (@keithlowell) June 20, 2013

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Nervous About Traffic Stops? I Am. You Should Be, Too

By John Whitehead, Constitutional and Civil Rights Lawyer, the Rutherford Institute. “Quit resisting.”—Cops yell at compliant young man who was thrown to the ground, beaten, arrested and hospitalized for severe injuries to his face and arm, allegedly in retaliation for … Continue reading

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For 70 Years, the New York Times Has Heralded Saudi Leaders As “Reformers”

Assistant Professor of History at Georgetown University Abdullah Al-Arian has written an epic tweetstorm showing that the “paper of record” has long pretended that the leaders of our close “friends” (cough … radical head-choppers) the Saudis are on the verge … Continue reading

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Why Mueller Is REALLY Indicting Flynn

Mueller Versus Flynn The mainstream narrative is that squeaky-clean special prosecutor Robert Mueller is going to indict Trump’s one-time foreign policy advisor Michael Flynn because Flynn is in the pocket of the Russians and the Turks. But the truth might be … Continue reading

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Did the US allow ISIS to escape to keep the fighting going?

By Phil Giraldi, a former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer with the CIA. Originally published at the Unz Review. Republished with permission of the author. Americans have been living in a country that has not known peace since 9/11, when … Continue reading

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Brennan and Clapper: Elder Statesmen or Serial Fabricators?

By Mike Whitney. Originally published at Smirking Chimp (republished with permission of the author). On Sunday, Former CIA Director John Brennan and Former National Intelligence Director (NID) James Clapper appeared on CNN’s morning talk show, State of the Union, to … Continue reading

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How America’s Deep State Operates to Control the Message

By Phil Giraldi, a former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer with the CIA. Originally published at the Stategic Culture. Republished with permission of the author. It is not possible to overstate the power of certain constituencies and corporate lobbies in … Continue reading

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Another False Flag Terror ADMISSION: Snipers In the Ukraine “Protests”

Snipers Fired At BOTH Police and Protesters In Ukraine Remember the protests in Ukraine which led to the old leader being replaced? If you’ll recall,  the ruthless slaughter of people by snipers was the event which turned world opinion against the Ukrainian … Continue reading

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How to Instantly Prove (Or Disprove) Russian Hacking of U.S. Election

It’s newsworthy that CIA head Mike Pompeo recently met with Bill Binney – who designed the NSA’s electronic surveillance system – about potential proof that the DNC emails were leaked rather than hacked. It’s also noteworthy that the usual suspects … Continue reading

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Mocking Trump Doesn’t Prove Russia’s Guilt

By Ray McGovern, a 27-year CIA veteran, who chaired National Intelligence Estimates and personally delivered intelligence briefings to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, their Vice Presidents, Secretaries of State, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and many other senior … 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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Did Al Qaeda Dupe Trump on Syrian Attack?

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). A new United Nations-sponsored report on the April 4 sarin … Continue reading

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“False Flags” Are So Common that U.S. Officials Commonly Discuss Them

Despite the attempt to marginalize the concept, “false flags” are so common that U.S. officials frequently use that phrase. For example, Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell: Former Director for Transnational Threats on the U.S. National … Continue reading

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Crisis Actors Busted Staging a False Flag

Here is an amusing example of crisis actors staging a false flag terror attack (wait for it):

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Forget the Emails … DNC Chair ADMITS DNC and Clinton Rigged Election Against Sanders

Forget the hacked/leaked emails showing that the Democratic National Committee stole the primary from Sanders and handed it to Clinton. Forget whether the Ruskies hacked the emails in an attempt to throw the election to Trump or whether a DNC … Continue reading

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13 Shocking Facts About Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller

Talking heads act like Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is fair, impartial and unbiased. But the facts are a wee bit different … Failure to Aggressively Prosecute the BCCI Scandal The BBC noted: [Mueller] is also known for leading the probe … Continue reading

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Declassified JFK Papers Reveal Yet ANOTHER False Flag

The JFK assassination papers which were declassified yesterday reveal: The minutes of the March 5, 1962 Special Group Augmented meeting state that “Mr. Johnson (U. Alexis Johnson) [U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Thailand and Czechoslovakia and Under Secretary for Political Affairs at … Continue reading

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If You Want to Understand the Next 10 Years, Study Spain

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Some of you may be confused as to why a U.S. citizen living in Colorado has become so completely obsessed with what’s going on in Spain. Bear with me, there’s a method … Continue reading

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Iran and 9/11: Down the Rabbit Hole of Blame

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. Largely unreported and … Continue reading

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Trump Bows to Neocons, Netanyahu

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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America First is a Joke. Wall Street Wins Again

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, I know I must sound like a broken record by now, but Wall Street owns the U.S. economy and until that’s dealt with, the American public will continue to be preyed upon … Continue reading

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What Did Hillary Clinton Know?

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The revelation that Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National … Continue reading

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Blaming Russia for the Internet ‘Sewer’

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). With the U.S. government offering tens of millions of dollars … Continue reading

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Under the Trump administration, US airstrikes are killing more civilians

Smoke from an airstrike rises in the background as a man flees during fighting between Iraqi special forces and IS militants in Mosul, Iraq, on May 17, 2017. AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo Steven Feldstein, Boise State University When President Donald Trump … Continue reading

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This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing

By John Whitehead, Constitutional and Civil Rights Lawyer, the Rutherford Institute. “Every day I ask myself the same question: How can this be happening in America? How can people like these be in charge of our country? If I didn’t … Continue reading

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Empire Destroying Wars Are Coming to America Under Trump – Part 3

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The first two parts of this series focused on how Trump-specific factors could lead the American empire into another series of foolish and highly destructive wars. Part 1 discussed my concerns regarding … Continue reading

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Power Corrupts: A Culture of Compliance Breeds Despots and Predators

By John Whitehead, constitutional and civil rights attorney, the Rutherford Institute. “All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible.”        – Frank Herbert Power corrupts. … Continue reading

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Empire Destroying Wars Are Coming to America Under Trump – Part 1

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, There are a variety of reasons Trump supporters voted the way they did in November, but one clear message many found attractive was the idea his administration would be driven by an … Continue reading

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A Revealing Look at Why the U.S. Constitution Was Actually Adopted

By Thomas S. Neuberger, Esq. Originally published by the Rutherford Institute. Review: “The Quartet – Orchestrating The Second American Revolution, 1783–1789,” by Joseph J. Ellis (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) “In the long run – and this was probably Madison’s most … Continue reading

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Russia-gate Jumps the Shark

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). A key distinction between propaganda and journalism is that manipulative … Continue reading

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Catalonia’s Referendum Unmasks Authoritarianism in Spain

Monica Clua Losada, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley I have long worried about the rise of authoritarianism in the European Union. The Spanish government’s violent crackdown during the Catalonia referendum on Oct. 1 is the latest crisis to challenge … Continue reading

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