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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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Key Piece of Video “Evidence” for Russian Responsibility for Malaysian Plane Shootdown Debunked

Video of Rebel Buk Launchers Headed Back to Russia? No – Images From Ukraine-Held Territory Since May Mish is a highly-respected financial blogger. His Global Economic Analysis site routinely wins awards such as: New York Times: NYT 10th Annual Year … Continue reading

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Exclusive: High-Level NSA Whistleblower Says Blackmail Is a Huge – Unreported – Part of Mass Surveillance

The Untold Story In the NSA Spying Scandal: Blackmail It is well-documented that governments use information to blackmail and control people. The Express reported last month: British security services infiltrated and funded the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange in a covert … Continue reading

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Dear Fellow American: Do You Remember Iraq? Syria? ANYTHING?

How Can Americans Fall for Pro-War Propaganda So Soon After Learning of the Deceptions In Selling the Iraq and Syria Wars? Dear fellow American: Do you remember that our government lied us into a war in Iraq? Do you remember … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Lied to Pretend that Accidental Russian Shootdown of Commercial Plane Was Intentional … Three Decades Ago

The U.S. Has Previously Carried Out a Major Disinformation Campaign to Malign Russia We noted yesterday that Ukraine, Russia, the U.S., Israel and China have all accidentally shot down commercial airplanes. Ray McGovern – a 27-year CIA veteran, who chaired … Continue reading

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Downed Malaysian Jet Intensifies Russia Bashing

By Chris Ernesto In Thursday’s USA Today, self-described liberal Democratic strategist Bob Beckel wrote, “(Earlier) empires tried to dominate the world, mostly by military aggression.  The United States has never sought to be an empire.” You hope that most people … Continue reading

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UN High Commissioner: Mass Surveillance Violates International Law … and Snowden Should NOT Be Prosecuted

Mass Surveillance Violates U.S. Law Despite the fancy footwork of government lawyers, mass surveillance undoubtedly violates the U.S. Constitution.   See this, this and this. After all: Mass spying by the NSA violates our freedom of association It violates our Fourth … Continue reading

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Ukraine Possessed the Type of Missile System Which Shot Down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17

The Use of an SA-11 Missile Fired from a Buk Missile System Proves Nothing The American government and media are loudly proclaiming that it must have been the Russian loyalists within Ukraine who shot down the plane because they possessed … Continue reading

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President Obama and Pentagon: We DON’T KNOW Who Shot Down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 Over Ukraine

World Calls for a Ceasefire While the U.S. is blaming Russia – and Russia blaming Ukraine – for the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 over Ukraine, please remember that no one yet knows who did it. The New … Continue reading

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Was Malaysian Airlines MH-17 ACCIDENTALLY Shot Down Over Ukraine?

Was It An Accident? While it is too early to know who shot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 over Ukraine yesterday, it would be good to remember that airlines have accidentally been shot down numerous times in the past. After … Continue reading

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Are Governments Using Evidence of Homosexuality and Child Pornography to Blackmail People … Including High-Level Officials?

Sexual Blackmail Is Apparently Common The Express reported last month: British security services infiltrated and funded the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange in a covert operation to identify and possibly blackmail establishment figures, a Home Office whistleblower alleges. The former civil … Continue reading

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Was the Shootdown of the Passenger Jet Over Ukraine a False Flag?

Who Benefits? Everyone agrees that the sniper attack in Ukraine which started the regime change was a false flag attack. Eric Zuesse claims false flags are continuing to this day in Ukraine: Writing at professorsblog.com, this great historian, Dr. de Noli, … Continue reading

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Snowden: NSA Employees Routinely Pass Around Nude Photos Obtained Via Mass Surveillance

NSA Spies On Americans, Then Passes Around Their Nude Pictures and Videos Edward Snowden just told the Guardian: Snowden …. Made a startling claim that a culture exists within the NSA in which, during surveillance, nude photographs picked up of … Continue reading

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The Losers From U.S. Sanctions: AMERICAN Businesses

U.S. Sanctions Against Foreign Nations Are Hurting American Companies Who are the losers from U.S. sanctions?  American companies. Two giant U.S. business groups – the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers – ran ads in the New … Continue reading

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3 Congressmen Call for Release of Secret 9/11 Documents After Reading Them

All of the Chairs of the 9/11 Commission and the Congressional Investigation Into 9/11 Say It’s “Implausible” that the 9/11 Hijackers Acted Without Government Backing Congressman Thomas Massie read the 28 classified pages of the Joint Intelligence Committee Inquiry into 9/11 … Continue reading

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Only 14% of Americans Sympathize with Palestinians. 73% of Republicans – and 44% of Democrats – Sympathize With Israel

Israel Is Winning the Propaganda War Israeli war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza? So far, Americans don’t know or don’t care … A new poll by Pew shows that only 14% of Americans sympathize with Palestinians, while 51% – including … Continue reading

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Big Corporations Have An OVERWHELMING Amount Of Power Over Our Food Supply

By Michael Snyder. From our fields to our forks, huge corporations have an overwhelming amount of power over our food supply every step of the way.  Right now there are more than 313 million people living in the United States, … Continue reading

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What Exactly Are the Spy Agencies Actually DOING with their Bag of Dirty Tricks?

Note: Update below … SPECIFIC EXAMPLES OF WHAT THEY MAY BE DOING Newly-released documents from Edward Snowden show that the British spy agency GCHQ has developed numerous offensive digital tools. But what exactly are they doing with these dirty tricks? … Continue reading

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The Whole World Opposes Drone Warfare … Except for the U.S. and Israel

… And One Poor African Country A new poll from Pew shows that majorities in every country polled oppose drones … except for Israel, the U.S. and Kenya: Why Kenya? Perhaps because drones have been successfully used to stop poaching … Continue reading

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Eglin Air Force Base Busted Gaming Reddit

Evidence of Web Manipulation By a Specific Military Installation The Pentagon and spy agencies have been busted manipulating the Internet – including social media – in order to promote false propaganda and to stifle dissenting information. Earlier today, newly-released Snowden … Continue reading

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The Head Of ‘The Central Bank Of The World’ Warns That Another Great Financial Crisis May Be Coming

By Michael Snyder. Most people have never heard of Jaime Caruana even though he is the head of an immensely powerful organization.  He has been serving as the General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements since 2009, and he … Continue reading

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New Snowden Docs: British Spies Seed the Internet with False Information, Including the Ability to Manipulate the Results of Online Polls, Artificially Inflate Pageview Counts On Web Sites, “Amplif[y]” Sanctioned Messages On Youtube, and Censor Video Content Judged To Be “Extremist”

More Evidence of Web Manipulation We’ve noted for years that the Pentagon and spy agencies manipulate the Internet – including social media – in order to promote false propaganda and to stifle dissenting information. We’ve also discussed some of the … Continue reading

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Israel v. Gaza: The Big Picture

Primer On Israeli War In Gaza Americans get only filtered news from the mainstream media. So here’s the big picture: All 6 Former Israeli Security Chiefs Slam Occupation of Palestine Holocaust Survivors Criticize Israeli Policy Towards Palestinians War in Gaza … Continue reading

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Israeli Interior Minister: “The Goal of the Operation Is to Send Gaza Back to the Middle Ages”, “Destroying All the Infrastructure Including Roads and Water”

Is Israel Trying to Bomb Gaza Back to the Dark Ages? We noted Friday that Israel is bombing Gaza back to the stone age to get Hamas … But ISIS – NOT HAMAS – claims credit for attacks against Israel. … Continue reading

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Did Anyone Live In Palestine Prior to the Formation of Israel?

There Were People In Palestine Many claim that no one lived in Palestine prior to the formation of the state of Israel. Indeed, Israel was sited in Palestine under the slogan: “A land without a people for a people without … Continue reading

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Proof that NSA Is Still Lying About Spying on Americans

“The Ultimate Goal of the NSA is Total Population Control” The NSA has been caught in lie after lie about its surveillance on Americans. This is nothing new.  An NSA whistleblower told Washington’s Blog: They were asked 40 years ago … Continue reading

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What Americans Need to Know About Iran

Stunning Facts About Iran You’ve Never Heard Before Preface: I was born in the U.S., and have lived here my whole life.  I am a patriotic American, and put America first. I come from a Judeo-Christian background, and I am … Continue reading

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Israel Is Bombing Gaza Back to the Stone Age to Get Hamas … But ISIS – NOT HAMAS – Claims Credit for Attacks Against Israel

Hamas Had Nothing to Gain – And Everything to Lose – By Starting Violence Now Update: The New York Magazine confirms, “It Turns Out Hamas Didn’t Kidnap and Kill the 3 Israeli Teens After All“. Israel is currently bombing Gaza … Continue reading

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NSA’s Retention of Intimate Details and Photos of Innocent Americans Which are Admittedly “USELESS” for National Security Shows Malintent

” ‘Collect It All, Know It All’ Is Actually the Stasi Model” The Washington Post reported last week: Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from … Continue reading

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US Military Admits Spending Millions to Study Manipulation of Social Media

Part of a Long-Term Effort to Spread Propaganda Through the Internet The Guardian reports: The activities of users of Twitter and other social media services were recorded and analysed as part of a major project funded by the US military, … Continue reading

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High-Level NSA Official: the NSA Has Become “J. Edgar Hoover On Super Steroids”

Spying On – and Blackmailing – Politicians, Generals, Judges, Lawyers and Citizens The newly-published revelations from Edward Snowden show that the NSA and FBI spied on an American citizen running for political office: The NSA also surveilled a U.S. citizen … Continue reading

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Why Should I Care Who the Government Harasses?

Hiding Your Head In the Sand Doesn’t Work … Preface: After learning that the NSA and FBI have targeted him for exhaustive surveillance, prominent Muslim-American attorney told Glenn Greenwald: All Americans should be outraged and concerned by the surveillance. “Because … Continue reading

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Big Banks Want Power to Declare Cyber War

Merger of Big Banks and National Security Power … What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Bloomberg reports: Wall Street’s biggest trade group has proposed a government-industry cyber war council to stave off terrorist attacks that could trigger financial panic by temporarily … Continue reading

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Governments from Around the World – Including Western, Islamic, Asian and African Nations – ADMIT They Carry Out False Flag Terror

Painting by Anthony Freda Governments from Around the World Admit They Carry Out False Flag Terror Governments from around the world admit they carry out false flag terror: A major with the Nazi SS admitted at the Nuremberg trials that … Continue reading

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57 Years Ago: U.S. and Britain Approved Use of Islamic Extremists to Topple Syrian Government

Have the U.S. and Its Allies Intentionally Balkanized Syria Into Smaller Regions? BBC reports that – in 1957 – the British and American leaders approved the use of Islamic extremists and false flag attacks to topple the Syrian government: Nearly … Continue reading

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FDA Finally Grants Controversial Cancer Doc Permission to Complete Clinical Trial of Alternative Therapy

We’ve previously written about the cancer doctor whose work has been brutally suppressed by big pharma and the cancer industry, Stanislaw Burzynski. While we are not medical professionals – and have no opinion as to the efficacy of his approach … Continue reading

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Obama’s Ukrainian “Afghan Trap” Plays Out

Guest Post by Robert Barsocchini. Mr. Barsocchini is a historical researcher, investigative journalist, and writer for the film industry. Just as the USA lied and said it was illegally invading Panama, Grenada, and other tiny, weak countries and barbarically massacring … Continue reading

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NSA Targets As “Extremists” Americans Who Simply Wish to Protect Themselves from Oppression

Like a Cancer that Treats Any Immune System Response as a Threat to Be Challenged In the wake of revelations about the extent of mass surveillance by the NSA and other agencies, people are trying to protect themselves by adopting … Continue reading

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ISIS Is Taking Over Iraq Using Captured American Weapons

By Michael Snyder.   ISIS is marching through city after city in Iraq, and they are doing it with American weapons.  Thanks to a series of stunning victories in recent months, ISIS has captured a vast array of U.S. military … Continue reading

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US Govt Spied On German Parliamentary Investigation Into US Govt Spying On Germans

Similar to NSA’s Spying On U.S. News Media to See What They Knew About NSA Spying The German Parliament is holding hearings into NSA spying on Germany. (Senior NSA veterans Bill Binney and Thomas Drake provided testimony). A German intelligence … Continue reading

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Freedom: Summed Up In One Image

Source: The Vulgar Trader, via Barry Ritholtz. Background.

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Independence Day: What the He!! HAPPENED to America?

“We Have Become Such Grumbling Drones — Powerless, Passive, And Frankly A Bit Pathetic. Our Government Is Openly Trying To Strip Away Core Privacy Protections and Increase Police Powers At Every Level. Yet, We Have Fallen Victim” to Stupid Divide-And-Conquer … Continue reading

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average: A Fata Morgana

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

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Americans’ Sense of Freedom Plummets By 12% … Our Belief in “Widespread Corruption” In the U.S. Jumps 20% … and Our Trust in All 3 Branches of Government Hits Historic Lows

Problems Are All Related … The Christian Science Monitor reports: According to a new [Gallup] poll, Americans have become significantly “less satisfied with the freedom to choose what they want to do with their lives.” Seventy-nine percent of US residents … Continue reading

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Definitive Analysis: War Is Bad for the Economy

(Another) Idiot Economist Says We Need “Major War” to Save the Economy Preface: Two weeks ago, well-known economist Tyler Cowen (a professor at George Mason University) argued in the New York Times that wars – especially “major wars” -  are … Continue reading

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18 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Accelerating As We Enter The Last Half Of 2014

By Michael Snyder. A lot of people that I talk to these days want to know “when things are going to start happening”.  Well, there are certainly some perilous times on the horizon, but all you have to do is … Continue reading

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Government Stops Glenn Greenwald from Publishing His Big Snowden Revelation … But Others Will Release ALL of the Snowden Documents to Prevent a War

New Snowden Revelations in July It’s been a dramatic day for whistleblowing news. A month ago, Glenn Greenwald announced that he was going to publish his biggest story yet: the names of those the NSA has been spying on. Earlier … Continue reading

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Top NSA Officials: U.S. Has Turned Into Stasi Germany or Soviet Union

What the Heck Happened to America? Senior NSA executive Thomas Drake is an expert on spying in Stasi Germany … having studied it for years. Drake told Washington’s Blog that the U.S. has adopted the Stasi model: “Collect it all, … Continue reading

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U.S. Relies On Law from Governments Which Don’t Even HAVE a Constitution to Justify Assassination of U.S. Citizens By Drone

U.S. Relies On Law of Non-Constitutional Countries The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution says: No person shall … be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law …. So how did the legal memorandum “justifying” assassination … Continue reading

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Attorney General Eric Holder Paid No Attention to Bank Fraud: “Wall Street Wasn’t Even On His Radar”

Holder: A Stooge for Wall Street Attorney General Eric Holder’s statements that prosecuting Wall Street fraud would hurt the economy is exactly backwards: the experts say that failing to prosecute fraud is dooming our economy. But prosecuting fraud was never … Continue reading

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4 Ways that Mass Surveillance Destroys the Economy

Prosperity Requires Privacy Privacy is a prerequisite for a prosperous economy.    Even the White House admits: People must have confidence that data will travel to its destination without disruption. Assuring the free flow of information, the security and privacy of … Continue reading

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When the Herd Turns

Great short video, interviewing one of our favorite economists … Steve Keen: Background here, here, here and here.

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From Ancient Egypt to Modern America, Spying Has Always Been Used to Crush Dissent

What Americans Need to Know About the History of Spying Americans are told that we live in a “post-9/11 reality” that requires mass surveillance. But the NSA was already conducting mass surveillance prior to 9/11 … including surveillance on the … Continue reading

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The Chaos In Iraq Is By DESIGN

The Real History of the American Strategy for Iraq and the Middle East Neoconservatives like Paul Wolfowitz planned regime change in Iraq more than 20 years ago … in 1991. But the goal wasn’t just regime change (or oil).  The … Continue reading

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For Hillary Clinton, US Plutocratic Gain Ranks Above Women’s Rights

Guest Post by Robert Barsocchini. Mr. Barsocchini is a historical researcher, investigative journalist, and writer for the film industry. Hillary Clinton, indeed, speaks out strongly for and supports women’s rights – except when they get in the way of the … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Senior NSA Executive: NSA Started Spying On Journalists in 2002 … In Order to Make Sure They Didn’t Report On Mass Surveillance

The Story of NSA’s “First Fruits” Program Has Never Been Told You may have heard about the government’s spying on the Associated Press. And high-level NSA whistleblower Bill Binney told Washington’s Blog that the government also spied on Pulitzer Prize-winning … Continue reading

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Senior NSA Executive DEMOLISHES Intelligence Agencies’ Excuse for 9/11

9/11 Should Have Been Stopped The U.S. government pretended that 9/11 was unforeseeable. But overwhelming evidence shows that 9/11 was foreseeable. Indeed, Al Qaeda crashing planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was itself foreseeable. The fallback government … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Senior NSA Executive: OF COURSE They’re Collecting Everyone’s Content, As Well As Metadata

The Government’s “Limited Hangout” In Mass Surveillance The NSA claims that it only collects our “metadata”, and not our content. Washington’s Blog called senior NSA executive Thomas Drake and asked him whether it’s only metadata we have to worry about, … Continue reading

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Senior NSA Executive: Spy Agencies Seduced by Power to “Collect It All”

The “Dataddiction” of America’s Spies: “No Detox at the Data Center … You’re High All the Time” While Edward Snowden’s revelations have made Americans aware of mass spying by the NSA, there has been very little discussion of the psychology … Continue reading

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Senior NSA Executive: We’re In a Police State

“We Have a Significant Element of Our Government In League With Corporations and Other Unelected Officials Who’ve Decided That The Constitution Is Essentially Null And Void” Thomas Drake is a decorated Air Force and Navy veteran, who has been awarded … Continue reading

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Washington’s Blog Interviews Senior NSA Executive Thomas Drake

Thomas Drake is a decorated Air Force and Navy veteran, who has been awarded numerous medals including: Meritorious Service Medal Air Medal Air Force Commendation Medal Ridenhour prize Sam Adams Award Drake was a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior … Continue reading

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Indications that the U.S. Is Planning a Nuclear Attack Against Russia

Preface by Washington’s Blog:  Daniel Estulin is saying the same thing. By Eric Zuesse: On Wednesday, June 11th, CNN headlined “U.S. Sends B-2 Stealth Bombers to Europe,” and reported that “they arrived in Europe this week for training.” Wikipedia notes that B-2s … Continue reading

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Islamic Jihadis Take Over Second-Biggest City In Iraq … But Al Qaeda Wasn’t Even IN Iraq Until the U.S. Invaded

Idiotic U.S. Policy Is Making Al Qaeda Stronger Than Ever The U.S. “war on terror” has increased terrorism. Here are the number of terror attacks in Iraq between 1979 and 2011 courtesy of the National Consortium for the Study of … Continue reading

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No Wonder Impeachment Was “Off the Table”: Democrats Approved Mass Surveillance and Torture … and the Subsequent Cover-Up

Pelosi Was Briefed On – and Covered Up – NSA Spying On Americans When a teen asked Nancy Pelosi last week why she supports unconstitutional NSA spying, Pelosi responded that the NSA lied to Congress about what they were doing, … Continue reading

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