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More Than Twice as Many Americans “Strongly Disapprove” of Obama as “Strongly Approve”

Americans Have Lost Faith Polls have previously shown: Trust by Americans in all 3 branches of government have dropped to historic lows Congress is less popular than zombies, witches, dog poop, potholes, toenail fungus, hemorrhoids, cockroaches, lice, root canals, colonoscopies, … Continue reading

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I Blame The Central Banks

For the coming bond bubble disaster By Chris Martenson. Cross-Posted from Peak Prosperity. The current bubbles in financial assets — in equities and bonds of all grades and quality — raging in every major market across the globe are no … Continue reading

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Dangerous Crossroads: US-NATO To Deploy Ground Troops, Conduct Large Scale Naval Exercises against “Unnamed Enemy”

By professor Michel Chossudovsky of Global Research.  The World is at a dangerous Crossroads. The Western military alliance is in an advanced state of readiness. And so is Russia. Russia is heralded as the “Aggressor”. US-NATO military confrontation with Russia … Continue reading

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Forget “Peak Oil” and “Peak Credit” … Are We On the Downslope of “Peak Intelligence”?

Is Modern Life Making Us Dumber? Scientists say that we have much smaller brains than our ancestors had 20,000 years ago … and we might have gotten stupider since agriculture became widespread. Huffington Post reports that we’ve probably gotten dumber … Continue reading

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What Einstein ACTUALLY Said About Israel and Palestine

Einstein Opposed Creation of Jewish State … Warned Against Mistreatment of Arabs Albert Einstein is one of the most prominent Jews in modern history. And there are numerous false rumors about Einstein’s stance on Israel and Palestinians.  For example, there … Continue reading

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The Problem Isn’t Islam … It’s ALL Religious Fundamentalism

While the Koran Calls for Violence, The Bible Is Even Worse … Calling for Genocide Christians and Jews rightly point out that the Koran is a violent text which calls on Muslims to attack “unbelievers”. But they fail to see … Continue reading

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Muhammad – the Founder of Islam – Specifically CONDEMNED AS SINNERS Anyone Who Failed to Protect Christians or Interfered with Christians’ Ability to Practice their Own Faith

The Achtiname of Muhammad – 626 AD Muslims Who Persecute Christians Are Violating a DIRECT ORDER from Muhammad ISIS and other Muslim extremists who persecute Christians are disobeying a direct order from Muhammad, the founder of Islam. Specifically, in 626 … Continue reading

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U.S. Backs Hotbeds of Islamic Fundamentalism

Why Are We Backing the Most Barbaric, Violent, Extreme Muslims … And Overthrowing Moderates? Salafis are the most violent, crazed fundamentalist Muslims. For example, both ISIS and Al Qaeda are Salafis. ISIS and other salafi terrorists represent a very small … Continue reading

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Muslim Leaders Worldwide Condemn ISIS

Many Americans Want to Know Why Muslims Aren’t Condemning ISIS ABC News’ Laura Ingraham, Fox News’ Sean Hannity, Fox & Friends and other U.S. media commentators say that Muslims are silent and complicit in the barbarian crimes of ISIS.  Fox … Continue reading

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U.S. Wants to Bomb ISIS In Syria … Maybe We Should (cough) First Stop ARMING THEM?

If We Stop Arming, Funding and Training Terrorists, then Maybe We Won’t Have to Bomb Them Later U.S. foreign policy is schizophrenic. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says we need to attack the Sunni militants in Syria. … Continue reading

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New Terror Narrative Emerging: ISIS Supports American Resistance

By Daniel Taylor, Old Thinker News. In the ongoing effort by the establishment to demonize the Tea Party and resistance to an expanding federal government, a new narrative is emerging that could provide justification for a nation-wide crackdown on dissent. … Continue reading

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Handbook: 7 Basic Propaganda Devices

Preface: As part of our ongoing effort to expose propaganda techniques, we are posting the propaganda section of the Hasbara Handbook: Promoting Israel on Campus, originally leaked by Wikispooks. It is more than a decade old, as it refers to … Continue reading

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Ukraine Busted In ANOTHER Lie

Ukrainian Propaganda Fizzles … The Ukrainian government has been caught in lie after lie regarding the confrontation with Russia. The newest fib was a whopper … As the Daily Mail reports: Muddled security officials in Ukraine were last night forced … Continue reading

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The Crazy Money Incentive Which Led to Ferguson

You Won’t BELIEVE Why Police Harass So Many African-Americans In Ferguson We recently noted that the terrible handling of the economic crisis was one of the underlying causes of the conflict in Ferguson, Missouri. We pointed out in 2010 that … Continue reading

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The Insane Terrorist Group We Armed and Supported Now Greater Threat to U.S. than 9/11

The Guys We Armed Are Now Threatening to Blow Us Up American foreign policy is on par with the Keystone Cops or the Three Stooges. Today, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said ISIS is going to attack America … and … Continue reading

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The Secret Playbook of Internet Trolls

Pleased to meet you Hope you guess my name What’s confusing you Is the nature of my game – The Rolling Stones What’s Confusing You Is the Nature of Their Game The reason that Internet trolls are effective is that … Continue reading

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Big Banks “Bought” Congress … So Credit Derivatives Are Bigger than Ever

The Causes of the 2008 Crisis Have Never Been Addressed We’ve noted for years that Washington never reined in the risky derivatives which helped cause the 2008 crash … and so the big banks hold more derivatives than ever. We’ve … Continue reading

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Sutton’s Theory of Elite Action

Preface by Washington’s Blog:  While we frequently write about the deeper currents underlying world events -  we know nothing about Anthony Sutton. But reader and guest poster D. Senti has a sent us a well-written piece summarizing Sutton’s theories … … Continue reading

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Former Mafia Boss Who Did a Lot of Business with Wall Street: Buy Physical Gold and Silver, Because Wall Street Steals Your Money

Crime Boss: Wall Street Has No Ethics The Colombo crime family’s former boss – Michael Franzese – says even he doesn’t trust Wall Street. Franzese – played by Joseph Bono in the 1990 Martin Scorsese movie “GoodFellas” – spent 10 years … Continue reading

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Council On Foreign Relations: The Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s – Not Putin’s – Fault

Mainstream, Hawkish Group Blames the West for the Mess In Ukraine We’ve previously reported that it’s the West’s encirclement of Russia – breaking a key promise which led to the break-up of the Soviet Union – which is behind the … Continue reading

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Are the Rocket Attacks Which Break Israeli Ceasefires False Flags?

Is Hamas that Stupid … Or Are They Being Framed? The West looks at Hamas as the aggressor in Gaza, because of the numerous rockets fired into Israel. But undercover Israeli soldiers admitted in 2005 to throwing stones at other … Continue reading

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The Founding Fathers Fought the Revolutionary War to Stop the Type of Militarized Police We Now Have In the U.S.

Founders Versus Ferguson … Former Congressman – and Cleveland mayor – Dennis Kucinich wrote a must-read post yesterday: The Boston Massacre of March 5, 1770, was a catalyst toward the American Revolution. Five civilians were killed by the British soldiers. … Continue reading

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Congress Members Who Approve Militarization of U.S. Police Receive 73% More Money from Defense Industry

Congress Is For Sale to the Highest Bidder Americans of all stripes oppose the militarization of U.S. police forces. For example: A December 2013 Reason-Rupe poll found that 58% of Americans thought that police militarization has gone too far A … Continue reading

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Does THIS Explain the “Snipers” Shadowing the Occupy Protests?

Was the Government Prepared to Deploy Snipers If the Occupy Protests Gained Momentum? TruthDig reported last year: “Did the FBI ignore, or even abet, a plot to assassinate Occupy Houston leaders?” asks investigative reporter Dave Lindorff at WhoWhatWhy. “What did … Continue reading

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Peak Inequality: The .01% And The Impoverishment Of Society

By David DeGraw. This is an adapted excerpt from my new book, The Economics of Revolution. I: The Ultra-Rich .01% II: The Systematic Impoverishment of Society III: Economic Slavery IV: Hidden Wealth & Shadow Banking V: The Aristocracy & The … Continue reading

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The Terrible Handling of the Economic Crisis Is a Cause of the Ferguson Riots

Bad Economic Policy Is Partly to Blame for Ferguson We noted 3 years ago that the terrible handling of the economic crisis would lead to civil unrest and riots. We noted that: A study this month by economists Hans-Joachim Voth … Continue reading

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What Effect Would Ebola Have On Our Economy?

The Economic Effects of Ebola Preface: Ebola will obviously have a devastating effect on those areas of West Africa where the disease is currently raging.  After all, no one wants to travel to an Ebola hot spot. But this essay … Continue reading

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Krugman: War Is BAD for the Economy

“War Necessarily Inflicts Severe Economic Harm Even On the Victor” We pointed out in 2009 that war is bad for the American economy. We noted in 2012 that military spending as “stimulus” can’t work, because conditions are different than they … Continue reading

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CBS News: “Ferguson, Iraq”

Given the militarization of police in America, the following tweet from CBS News is ironic: Ferguson, Iraq … indeed. Postscript: Obviously, CBS meant “Ferguson and Iraq”.  But the poorly-worded Tweet perfectly sums up what most Americans think of the overly-militarized … Continue reading

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

Images by William Banazi Who Are the Worst Looters? The looting in Ferguson, Missouri is inexcusable. The hoodlums – apparently out-of-towners – are not only stealing and destroying private property for no good reason, but they are giving the peaceful … Continue reading

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What Do Jews Say About Palestine and Gaza?

What Do Jewish Voices Say? Forget what others say about Israel.  Let’s listen to prominent Jewish voices. 313 Jewish survivors and descendants of survivors and victims of the Nazi genocide have signed a letter stating: As Jewish survivors and descendants … Continue reading

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Allegations: U.S. Allies Back ISIS Islamic Terrorists

Who’s Really Pulling the Strings? A German minister says that U.S. ally Qatar funds ISIS. The Times of Israel reported Wednesday: A Free Syrian Army commander, arrested last month by the Islamist militia Al-Nusra Front, told his captors he collaborated … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Europe Is Stuck In a “Greater Depression”

“It’s a Little Misleading to JUST Call This a Depression. It’s WORSE than That” The Washington Post’s Wonkblog reports: Europe hasn’t recovered, because it hasn’t let itself. Too much fiscal austerity and too little monetary stimulus have, instead, put it … Continue reading

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The REAL ISSUE Behind the Ferguson, Missouri Police Response

Protest Is Treated As Terrorism In America Today Washington Post writer Radley Balko is the leading expert on militarization of police in America.  Balko has testified to Congress and written books on the subject. Balko said today that the real … Continue reading

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You’re Nine Times More Likely to be Killed by a Police Officer than a Terrorist

Putting Risk In Context The U.S. Department of State reports that only 17 U.S. citizens were killed worldwide as a result of terrorism in 2011.* That figure includes deaths in Afghanistan, Iraq and all other theaters of war. In contrast, … Continue reading

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Why Should White People Care What Happens to Black or Brown People?

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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U.S. and Israeli Military Tactics Used Against American Citizens … Gazans Tweet Tips to Help AMERICANS On How to Handle Tear Gas

Police Violence In Ferguson, Missouri:  The Big Picture As you may have heard, police and Swat teams in Ferguson, Missouri have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at peaceful protesters, and outlawed peaceful assembly. Police are also using stun grenades … Continue reading

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We’ve Opened the Gates of Hell

Image by William Banzai Fukushima Spews Radiation World-Wide Preface: we’ve written thousands of articles on Fukushima and radiation. But this post will spotlight recent articles from EneNews … with which we have no affiliation of any nature whatsoever. The American … Continue reading

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Cry for Argentina: Fiscal Mismanagement, Odious Debt or Pillage?

Guest post by Ellen Brown. Argentina has now taken the US to The Hague for blocking the country’s 2005 settlement with the bulk of its creditors. The issue underscores the need for an international mechanism for nations to go bankrupt. … Continue reading

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The Roots of the Iraq and Syria Wars Go Back More than 60 Years

It’s Always Been about Oil and Pipelines The same issues which drove war and terrorism in the Middle East in the 1930s and 1940s are still driving it today The best way to see this is to start with today, … Continue reading

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The REAL Reason for New U.S. and French Military Involvement In Iraq

It’s All About Erbil Why is Obama now re-committing the U.S. military to Iraq? Why is France strongly backing military action? Obama says it’s to protect minorities.    That’s nothing new.  Obama is the fourth president in a row to bomb … Continue reading

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Desperate MH17 “Intelligence” Spin by Ukraine Secret Service: Pro-Russian Rebels had Targeted a Russian Passenger Plane. “But Shot Down Flight MH17 by Mistake”

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, who runs Global Research and the Centre for Research on Globalization. The official MH17 narrative still prevails: the “pro-Russian rebels” shot down Malaysian airlines MH17 with a Buk missile system provided by Russia. In a new … Continue reading

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Christians Are Being Slaughtered By Islamic Terrorists … But Sadly, the U.S. Is Supporting the Terrorists

Christians Are Being Persecuted By Islamic Terrorists Christians are being persecuted by Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria. The “ISIS” Islamic terrorists have literally CRUCIFIED people in Iraq recently, and have marked the houses of Christians … presumably for execution. … Continue reading

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Must-Watch Speech By Son of Israeli General

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Obama’s Africa Summit: a Sign of Weakness Rather than Strength

Bridges Versus Bombs Obama is meeting with a number of African leaders this week. But rather than a sign of strength, it’s a sign of weakness. The Guardian reported Sunday: Barack Obama is convening the largest ever gathering of African … Continue reading

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150 + International Legal Experts: Israel Has Committed War Crimes … Should be Referred to the International Criminal Court

Legal Experts Say Israel Is Targeting Civilians and Inflicting Collective Punishment The United Nations, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch all say that Israel has committed war crimes by targeting civilians. Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinians is also a war … Continue reading

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New stock market crash, a pattern?

By Wim Grommen. Mr. Grommen was a teacher in mathematics and physics for eight years at secondary schools.  The last 15 years he studied transitions, social transformation processes, the S-curve and transitions in relation to market indices. Articles about these … Continue reading

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Americans Are Falling for the Old Schoolyard Bully Trick: “He Hit Me First!”

The Schoolyard Bully Is Still Using His Old Trick The schoolyard bully is caught standing over the skinny,  bloodied kid lying on the ground. The teacher asks what happened. The bully yells: “He hit me first!”   Then he grabs his … Continue reading

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United Nations, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch: Israel Is Targeting CIVILIANS In Gaza

Recommend International Criminal Court Investigation Update: Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has asked the U.S. for help in avoiding war crime charges. Amnesty International just released a report stating: An immediate investigation is needed into mounting evidence that the Israel Defense … Continue reading

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Sanctions Against Russia: U.S. and EU Shoot Themselves In the Foot

Sanctions Against Russia Are Hurting the West We noted last month that major American business groups are opposed to sanctions against Russia, as they hurt U.S. businesses. We pointed out that sanctions against Russia are backfiring because they are: Pushing … Continue reading

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Too Big to Fail Has NOT Ended … It’s Only Gotten WORSE

Despite “Mission Accomplished” Announcement, the Giant Banks Are Worse Than Ever Last week, Paul Krugman said too big to fail is over: There was indeed a large-bank funding advantage during and for some time after the crisis, but it has … Continue reading

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America’s Immune System Has Failed … So the Cancers of War and Corruption are Spreading

U.S. Has Lost the Immune System Created by the Founding Fathers When someone is exposed to a germ, his immune system fights it off. If his immune system stops functioning, he can’t fight off even minor bugs … and he … Continue reading

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Standard & Poor’s: Runaway Inequality Dampens GDP Growth, Leads to Boom/Bust Cycles and Discourages Trade, Investment and Hiring

Inequality Also Dampens Social Mobility, Increases Political Pressure and Produces a Less Competitive Workforce Standard & Poor’s released a report on inequality today, concluding: Higher levels of income inequality increase political pressures, discouraging trade, investment, and hiring. Keynes first showed that … Continue reading

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Flight MH17 – What You’re Not Being Told

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Prominent Jewish Leader: Israel Intentionally Massacred Civilians in 1948 to Terrorize the Population

“The Targeting of Civilians Was Started By The Jewish Terrorist Groups” Henry Siegman was executive director of the American Jewish Congress – long described as one of the nation’s “big three” Jewish organizations – for 16 years. Siegman – an … Continue reading

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President Carter: Israel – Not Hamas – Is to Blame for War

Says Failure to Recognize Hamas Is the Core Problem Jimmy Carter spent a lot of effort brokering peace in the Middle East. Some of his efforts succeeded. Since retiring from the White House, he has worked to try to broker  … Continue reading

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The Highest Law of the Land REQUIRES the Government to Prosecute All of Those Who Authorized Torture … Including Bush, Cheney and Everyone Else Who Ordered It Or Failed to Take Steps to Stop It

Preface: This is not a partisan issue. As shown below, Democrats are complicit in high crimes as well. The Government Is Breaking the Law By Failing to Prosecute Torture President Ronald Reagan signed a treaty legally requiring the U.S. to … Continue reading

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Afghanistan to Surpass USA in Vote Counting Integrity

Guest Post by Jonathan Simon.  Simon is co-founder and currently Executive Director of Election Defense Alliance (www.ElectionDefenseAlliance.org), a nonprofit organization founded in 2006 to restore observable vote counting and electoral integrity as the foundation of American democracy. Simon has expertise in … Continue reading

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Prominent Israelis: Israel’s Treatment of Palestinians Is Apartheid

“What Acts Like Apartheid, Is Run Like Apartheid and Harasses Like Apartheid, Is Not A Duck—It Is Apartheid” One of the intellectual giants of Israel’s founding generation – Yeshayahu Leibowitz – prophesied: A state ruling a hostile population of 1.5 … Continue reading

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Israeli High Court: Israeli Soldiers Used Palestinians as Human Shields 1,200 Times

Israel Has Frequently Used Palestinians as Human Shields Israelis frequently accuse Palestinians of using human shields. That claim is highly questionable. However, in 2005, the Israeli high court found that Israeli soldiers had used Palestinian civilians as human shields 1,200 … Continue reading

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Why the Heck Are We Bringing Ebola Patients Into the U.S.?

Are We Exposing Ourselves to a Black Swan Event? There’s no cure for Ebola. Ebola is deadly and contagious.  90% of those who catch it die quickly. Normally, the extreme lethality of Ebola means that the virus quickly “burns itself … Continue reading

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ISIS Terrorists Credit the Iraq War for Their Success

ISIS Thanks John McCain for Making their Rise to Power Possible We’ve noted for months that the ISIS terrorists wouldn’t have been able to take over Iraq if we hadn’t launched the idiotic Iraq war and “regime changed” the country. … Continue reading

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The U.S. Has Repeatedly Lied About Satellite Photographs as a Justification for War

U.S. Busted Faking Satellite Photographs In Both Iraq Wars The U.S. government claims that satellite photographs prove Russian separatists are responsible for the shootdown of the Malaysian airplane over Ukraine, and that Russia has fired artillery into Ukraine. Russia claims … Continue reading

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U.S. Intelligence Agencies Have All Been Busted Lying Again and Again

CIA, NSA, FBI and other Intelligence Agencies Lie CIA chief John Brennan was busted this week for lying to Congress and the American public by claiming  that the CIA wasn’t spying on the Congressional investigation into torture … when they … Continue reading

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C-Span Interviews Head of Architects and Engineers

C-Span interviewed Richard Gage – head of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth – for an entire episode. What do you think? Background:

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Obama Admits U.S. “Tortured Some Folks”. Here’s WHAT HE DIDN’T SAY

What You Need to Know … Obama said today: We tortured some folks …. We did some things that were contrary to our values. We applaud Obama admitting to this unsavory chapter in U.S. history.  The government has denied for … Continue reading

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New York Times: Palestinians Are Trapped and Can’t Escape Israeli Bombing

Nowhere to Go The New York Times reports: As civilian casualties mounted on Monday in the Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, Israel’s military reminded the world that it had warned people living in targeted areas to leave. The … Continue reading

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The West’s Reckless Rush Towards War with Russia

We’re Taking Big Risks for Unclear Reasons By Chris Martenson of Peak Prosperity. For reasons that have no rational explanations at this time, the US and Europe have embarked on a concerted program to demonize Putin, ostracize Russia, and bring … Continue reading

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Hate of Arabs Is – Literally – Anti-Semitism

Arabs Are Semites People who hate Jews simply because they’re Jews are obviously anti-semites. But people who hate Arabs are also anti-semites.     Specifically, “semite” is defined by Webster’s dictionary as: A member of a group of people originally of … Continue reading

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White House and Pentagon Slam Israeli Killing of Palestinian Civilians

Even Israel’s Main Ally Thinks It’s Gone Too Far After Israel bombed another UN School – killing women and children – despite UN telling Israel 17 times that the school sheltered civilians, UN spokesman Chris Gunness said “the world stands … Continue reading

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Israel, Gaza and Palestine: What Americans Need to Know

The Truth Has Been Hidden from Americans If my fellow Americans understood the history of Israel and Palestine, their views would change overnight … and they would demand that Israel no longer be given unconditional support and blank checks to … Continue reading

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Holocaust Survivor and Israeli Minister: Labeling Criticism of Israel “Anti-Semitic” Is a TRICK

“A Terrible Trick of Israeli Propaganda” Holocaust survivor Hajo Myer – a Jewish boy when Hitler came to power, and survived Auschwitz – says: Any criticism of the policies of Israel is hampered and made impossible by a terrible trick … Continue reading

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South Africans: Israeli Apartheid “More Terrifying” than South Africa … “Worse Than Conditions Were for Blacks Under the Apartheid Regime” … “Far Worse Than Apartheid South Africa”

Israeli Treatment of Palestinians Worse than South African Apartheid Wikipedia notes that South Africans have called Israel an apartheid state (footnotes omitted): Former deputy mayor of Jerusalem Meron Benvenisti relates in his 1986 book Conflicts and Contradictions that during the … Continue reading

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Israel Bombs Gaza Back to the Stone Age … as Collective Punishment

Israel Commits War Crimes In Gaza We previously noted: Israel is currently bombing Gaza back to the stone age …. And: Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Eli Yishai said: We must blow Gaza back to the Middle Ages destroying all the … Continue reading

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Israel Bombs Another UN School – Killing Women and Children – Despite UN Telling Israel 17 Times that the School Sheltered Civilians

6th UN Shelter Bombed by Israel Many Gazans have been ordered by the Israeli military to leave their homes. The Gaza strip was already very small and overcrowded – and Israel has just taken away 44% of it – and … Continue reading

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Top Financial Experts Say World War 3 Is Coming … Unless We Stop It

Nouriel Roubini, Kyle Bass, Hugo Salinas Price, Charles Nenner, James Dines, Jim Rogers, David Stockman, Marc Faber, Jim Rickards, Paul Craig Roberts, Martin Armstrong, Larry Edelson, Gerald Celente and Others Warn of Wider War Paul Craig Roberts – former Assistant … Continue reading

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American Intelligence Officers Who Battled the Soviet Union for Decades Slam the Flimsy “Intelligence” Against Russia

Senior U.S. Intelligence Officers: Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence Preface: With the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine turning a local civil war into a U.S. confrontation with Russia, former high-level U.S. intelligence veterans released a statement today … Continue reading

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All of the Countries which the U.S. “Regime Changed” – Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya – Have Descended into Brutal Chaos

Quantifying the Effects of Regime Change Since 2001, the U.S. has undertaken regime change in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. All 3 countries are now in chaos … and extremists are more in control than ever. Iraq In Iraq, hardcore Islamic … Continue reading

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Israel Takes Away 44% of Gaza Land … Herds Gazans Into Remaining Area

Already Crowded Gazans Are Now Being Jammed Into a Much Smaller Area Daily Beast reports (hat tip Wall Street Journal reporter Tom Gara): This narrow strip of land that used to be called “the Gaza Strip,” already one of the … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is Already MILITARILY Involved In Ukraine … Even Though the American People Want Us to STAY OUT

Americans Are Sick and Tired of War A new poll from Politico shows that Americans want the U.S. to stay the heck out of Ukraine militarily: Americans are recoiling from direct engagement overseas and oppose U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, Iraq, … Continue reading

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Israeli Attitude Towards Gaza: Israel Is a Colonial Power that “Never Really Thought It Had Any Duty To Protect the People Under Its Rule or To Improve the Quality of their Lives”

Israeli Attitude Towards Gaza = French Attitude Towards Algerians, and American American Attitude Towards Vietnamese Remi Brulin – Research fellow at NYU and Shapiro fellow at George Washington University – tweets: Most of what Israel says re: Gaza, France said … Continue reading

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Admitted Liar Claims Russia Is Shooting Artillery Into Ukraine

Should We Believe a Known Liar? Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is an known liar: The author of the Patriot Act and former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee – Congressman James Sensenbrenner – says that Clapper should be … Continue reading

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Multiple Reports: Ukrainian Fighter Jets Were with Malaysian Flight 17 When It Was Shot Down

Is THIS Why the Plane Was Shot Down? Senior U.S. officials now admit that the Malaysian airlines passenger plane was likely accidentally shot down. The Russian government claims Ukrainian fighter jets were flying very close to Malaysian Flight 17 when … Continue reading

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NSA Helps Saudi Arabia Crush Dissent … Like It Helps Crush Dissent at Home

The NSA Helps Crush Dissent at Home and Abroad Numerous high-level NSA whistleblowers say that NSA spying is about crushing dissent and blackmailing opponents … not stopping terrorism. In addition, the NSA is giving the raw data on American citizens living in … Continue reading

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Debunking the Claim that Palestinians Use Civilians as “Human Shields”

“By Falsely Associating Itself with Judaism, Zionism Uses Jews Everywhere as Human Shields” The Nation debunks the claim that Palestinians are using civilians as “human shields” This is arguably one of Israel’s most insidious claims, because it blames Palestinians for … Continue reading

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Jews Stage Massive Anti-War Protests In Tel Aviv, New York and Elsewhere

Opposing Israeli Policy Does Not Make One a “Self-Hating Jew” A huge anti-war protest is being held tonight by Jews in Tel Aviv: (Jews and Palestinians have been holding anti-war protests throughout Israel, but the mainstream media has refused to … Continue reading

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Why Does Anyone Believe the State Department … After Being Caught In Repeated Lies?

State Department Spokeswoman Is a Lying Liar U.S. security and intelligence agencies have repeatedly been caught lying about matters of war and peace. After being caught in one lie, the State Department doesn’t apologize … it just launches a new … Continue reading

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High-Level American Intelligence and Counterterror Officials: Islamic Terror Is Motivated by U.S. Support for Tyrants in the Middle East and U.S. Support for Israel

“Only a Fool Wouldn’t Know that Our Relationship with Israel Causes Us War with Muslims” In the classic 6th Century B.C. Chinese military strategy treatise – The Art of War -the brilliant military commander Sun Tzu wrote: It is said … Continue reading

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If Americans Knew What Was Happening In Israel …

… Their Views Would Change Overnight If my fellow Americans understood the history of Israel and Palestine, their views would change overnight … and they would demand that Israel no longer be given unconditional support and blank checks to do … Continue reading

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Israel Losing Support from Its Biggest Ally: American Evangelical Christians

A Shift Among Evangelicals … Especially Among the Young We documented yesterday that the biggest supporters of Israel are American evangelical Christians … Protestants or – to a lesser extent – Catholics. But that support base is slipping … Buzzfeed … Continue reading

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Israeli Lawyer Doesn’t Deny Nuremberg Crimes on Palestinians (What the Nazis Did to the Jews)

“Public Relations People In The United States … Handle These Matters For Us” Professor of International Law at the University of Illinois, Champaign, Francis Boyle – responsible for drafting the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, the American implementing legislation … Continue reading

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Amnesty International: Israel Remains the Occupying Power in Gaza and is Thus Bound By the Law Of Occupation

American and Israeli Media Fail to Tell the Big Story Amnesty International notes today: Israel maintains sole control of Gaza’s air space and territorial waters, and continues to prohibit any movement of people or goods in or out of Gaza … Continue reading

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Collapse of Ukraine Government: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk Resigns amidst Pressures Exerted by the IMF

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, who runs Global Research and the Centre for Research on Globalization. Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation in the Rada (Parliament) and that of the entire Cabinet on Thursday, July 24.  This decision was … Continue reading

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America Is the Only Country with a Favorable View of Israel

The U.S. Is the Only Country Which Supports Israel No Matter What It Does Americans – living in a huge country which has never really been invaded, and as the sole superpower – are famous for being out-of-touch with how … Continue reading

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You’re Much More Likely to Be Killed By Brain-Eating Parasites, Texting While Driving, Toddlers, Lightning, Falling Out of Bed, Alcoholism, Food Poisoning, a Financial Crash, Obesity, Medical Errors or “Autoerotic Asphyxiation” than by Terrorists

Calm Down … You Are Much More Likely to Be Killed By Boring, Mundane Things than Terrorism The U.S. Department of State reports that only 17 U.S. citizens were killed worldwide as a result of terrorism in 2011.* That figure … Continue reading

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Report: Ukrainian Fighter Jets Hid Behind Passenger Plane, Pulled Away and Dropped Bombs, and Then Hid Behind Plane Once Again

Is THIS Why the Plane Was Shot Down? Senior U.S. officials now admit that the Malaysian airlines passenger plane was likely accidentally shot down. The Russian government claims Ukrainian fighter jets were flying very close to Malaysian Flight 17 when … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Argument that Gazan Civilians Aren’t Innocent Is the Exact Same One Bin Laden Used To Justify 9/11

American Academic Embraces the Logic of Terrorists Yesterday, Matt Breuning pointed out the insanity of a Wall Street Journal op/ed trying to justify Israel’s killing of civilians in Gaza: In the Wall Street Journal, Thane Rosenbaum [from NYU school of … Continue reading

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U.S. Officials: The Missile May Have Been Launched By a “Defector from The Ukrainian Military Who Was Trained To Use Similar Missile Systems”

Rampant Speculation … Few Facts U.S. officials said earlier today that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was probably shot down by mistake … and there was no proof that Russia was directly involved. The Los Angeles Times reports: U.S. intelligence agencies … Continue reading

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Senior U.S. Intelligence Officials: Russia Was Not Directly Involved, and The Most Likely Explanation Was the Plane Was Shot Down By MISTAKE

Despite the War Drums, There Is No Evidence that Putin Shot Down the Malaysian Airplane Over Ukraine We’ve previously documented civilian planes have accidentally been shot down by Ukraine, Russia, the U.S., Israel and China, and that the Malaysian plane … Continue reading

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Instead of Providing Evidence for Russian Guilt in Plane Shootdown, U.S. Says: Just TRUST Us … Because Those Iraq War Lies Are Ancient History

Image by Michael Rivero U.S. State Department Says: We’re the Good Guys, and Russians Are Liars … So Just Take Our Word For It In the following 5-minute clip from a question and answer session between State Department spokeswoman Marie … Continue reading

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