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QE Inventor: It’s EASY to Create a Full-Blown Recovery, But Central Banks Chose to Make Banksters Rich Instead of Helping Main Street

QE Is a Sham Richard Werner (economics professor at University of Southampton) is the inventor of quantitative easing (QE). Werner previously said that QE has failed to help the economy. (Former long-time Fed chair Alan Greenspan agrees.  Numerous academic studies … Continue reading

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PROOF that Putin Killed Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov

A reader tells us that the Russian language at the top and bottom says: “Irrefutable Proof.”

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You’re 55 Times More Likely to be Killed by a Police Officer than a Terrorist

Police Killings Grossly Underreported We previously reported that Americans are 9 times more likely to be killed by a police officer than a terrorist. But it turns out that our numbers were incorrect … This isn’t surprising, given that: “Reliable … Continue reading

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How the West Got Hooked On “Humanitarian War”

Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com. The “Humanitarian War” In Yugoslavia Set the Stage for Subsequent “Humanitarian” Interventions In Libya, Syria and Other Nations The first “humanitarian war” in the post-Cold War era was in the Kosovo, Bosnia and Serbia regions of Yugoslavia … Continue reading

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Private Police: Mercenaries for the American Police State

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “Corporate America is using police forces as their mercenaries.”—Ray Lewis, Retired Philadelphia Police Captain It’s one thing to know and exercise your rights when a police … Continue reading

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CIA Urged Rebels to Assassinate Their Own In Order to Create “Martyrs”

Killing Their Own … For Political Gain A CIA “psychological operations” manual prepared by a CIA contractor for the Nicaraguan Contra rebels noted the value of assassinating someone on your own side to create a “martyr” for the cause. The … Continue reading

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Nations All Over the World CONFESS to Carrying Out False Flag Terrorism

Not Theory … Admitted Fact There are many documented false flag attacks, where a government carries out a terror attack … and then falsely blames its enemy for political purposes. In the following 54 instances, officials in the government which … Continue reading

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Global Debt Is MORE THAN TWICE AS BIG As the Entire World Economy … What Does It Mean?

Global Debt Is Almost 3 Times As Big As the World Economy The Guardian reports that global debt has grown by $57 trillion dollars – to $199 trillion dollars – since the 2008 financial crisis. How much is that?  It’s … Continue reading

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World’s Fastest Rock Climber

That’s Czech climber Libor Hroza on the left setting a world record in August 2014. A month later, Ukrainian climber Danyl Boldyrev broke Hroza’s record:

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The Internet Of Things: A Dystopian Nightmare Where Everyone And Everything Will Be Monitored On The Internet

By Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog. Can you imagine a world where your home, your vehicles, your appliances and every single electronic device that you own is constantly connected to the Internet?  This is not some grand vision that is … Continue reading

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Russian Opposition: Putin Did NOT Assassinate Opposition Leader

U.S. media is quick to blame Putin for the assassination of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. But Itina Khakamada –  a top ally of Nemtsov in the opposition – said the killing was “clearly not in Putin’s interest. It’s aimed at … Continue reading

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Meta-Study On Genetically Modified Food: Virtually All Independent Scientists Are Concerned

Half of the Studies Find Cause For Concern … The Other Half Are Studies By the GMO Food Industry Itself Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com Tufts University’s Director of the Research and Policy Program at the Global Development and Environment … Continue reading

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Our Middle Eastern “Allies” Fund Terrorists Abroad So They Won’t Attack Them At Home

With Friends Likes These … Top U.S. generals say that our closest Middle Eastern “allies” support ISIS. The Independent reported last week: Dr Mahmoud Othman, a veteran member of the Iraqi Kurdish leadership who recently retired from the Iraqi parliament, … Continue reading

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22 million reasons black America doesn’t trust banks

By Marcus Anthony Hunter, University of California, Los Angeles “This bank is just what the freedmen need,” remarked President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1865, as he signed the Freedman’s Bank Act, authorizing the organization of a national bank for … Continue reading

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Gorbachev: Killing Could Have Been A Provocation, Aimed At “Destabilizing The Situation In The Country, At Heightening Confrontation” With The West

False Flag Terror? Sniper attacks are commonly used as a form of false flag terror. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says the the killing is aimed at “destabilizing the situation in the country, at heightening confrontation” with the West. Gorbachev … Continue reading

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The Kiev Snipers: Everyone Agrees That They Fired On BOTH SIDES

Sniper Attacks As False Flag Terror Random shootings are a type of false flag terror … For example, in 1985 – as part of the “Gladio” (11-21) false flag operations –  snipers attacked and shot shoppers in supermarkets randomly in … Continue reading

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The Forgotten War – Understanding The Incredible Debacle Left Behind By NATO In Libya

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In retrospect, Obama’s intervention in Libya was an abject failure, judged even by its own standards. Libya has not only failed to evolve into a democracy; it has devolved into a failed … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz: How Many Constitutional Rights Have We Lost?

Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com How Many Constitutional Freedoms Have We Lost? This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution – and provides a scorecard on the … Continue reading

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The Cost of NSA Spying On the U.S. Economy Is “Incalculable”

Spying Is Destroying the U.S. Economy We’ve thoroughly documented that unnecessary spying by the U.S. government is costing the American tech sector many billions of dollars … and the U.S. economy as a whole hundreds of billions of dollars. Things … Continue reading

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Torture and All of the Other War On Terror Excesses Have Come Home

“It’s Just A Matter of Time Before [Torture] Spills Back Into Domestic Territory. Historically, It Always Has” What should we make of the news that Americans are being arrested and treated in Guantanamo-like conditions in Chicago … including: Brutality Being … Continue reading

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Washington’s Blog: The eBook

Eric Zuesse suggested that I write an eBook, rounding up our news stories and information in one place. That would be a big – but doable – project.  We would need to prioritize the effort, and would therefore likely make … Continue reading

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Scientists: Fear of Terror Can Destroy Your Investment Portfolio and Health … But There’s Good News

Fear of Terrorism Can Kill You … and Your Portfolio Fear of terrorism can kill you: A new study has found that long-term exposure to the threat of terrorism can elevate people’s resting heart rates and increase their risk of … Continue reading

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Big Barbie is Watching You – Meet the WiFi Connected Barbie Doll that Talks to Your Children and Records Them

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Earlier this month, I highlighted the fact that the latest Samsung Smart TV can and will listen to your conversations, and will share the details with a third party in the post: A Very Slippery … Continue reading

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The next generation of antibiotics might be right under our feet

By Andrew Beattie The discovery of a new antibiotic called teixobactin was announced by international team of researchers, in January this year. It is the most significant new antibiotic to be discovered in more than 30 years, and it may … Continue reading

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14 Signs That Most Americans Are Flat Broke And Totally Unprepared For The Coming Economic Crisis

By Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog. When the coming economic crisis strikes, more than half the country is going to be financially wiped out within weeks.  At this point, more than 60 percent of all Americans are living paycheck to … Continue reading

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Forced Blood Draws, DNA Collection and Biometric Scans: What Country Is This?

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and … Continue reading

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Study: Fluoride Can Harm the Thyroid … Leading to Depression, Fatigue and Weight Gain

“What Has … Changed Is How Much Toxicologists Know About The Harmful Effects Of Fluoride Compounds” The Telegraph reported yesterday: Fluoride could be causing depression and weight gain and councils should stop adding it to drinking water to prevent tooth … Continue reading

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6 Times More People Currently Live In Caves In China Alone Than Lived In Caves All Over the World During the Stone Age

The Los Angeles Times reported in 2012: More than 30 million Chinese people live in caves …. In contrast, the global human popular during the Stone Age was 5 million people. So there are 6 times more people living in … Continue reading

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Snowden Calls for Disobedience Against the U.S. Government

In a question and answer session on Reddit earlier today, Edward Snowden wrote: The progress of Western civilization and human rights is actually founded on the violation of law. America was of course born out of a violent revolution that … Continue reading

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American, British, Polish and Russian Experts Warn that Continued Fighting In Ukraine Could Lead to Nuclear War

The Stakes Are Too High Not to Negotiate Peace Former Soviet leader and Nobel prize winner Mikhail Gorbachev warned that the battle in Ukraine could result in a nuclear war: “A war of this kind would unavoidably lead to a … Continue reading

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U.S. and Israel Busted Lying About Iran’s Nuclear Program

CIA and Netanyahu Busted Hyping Nuclear Threat We noted in 2012 that top American, Israeli and European leaders admitted that Iran had no plans to build a nuclear bomb. The Jerusalem Post reports today: A new leak of secret intelligence … Continue reading

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The Troll’s Guide to Internet Disruption

The 15 Rules of Web Disruption David Martin’s Thirteen Rules for Truth Suppression, H. Michael Sweeney’s 25 Rules of Disinformation (and now Brandon Smith’s Disinformation: How It Works) are classic lessons on how to spot disruption and disinformation tactics. We’ve … Continue reading

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Are Conspiracy Theorists Nuts?

Conspiracy Theorists USED TO Be Accepted As Normal Democracy and free market capitalism were founded on conspiracy theories. The Magna Carta, the Constitution and Declaration of Independence and other  founding Western documents were based on conspiracy theories. Greek democracy and … Continue reading

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53 ADMITTED False Flag Attacks

Not Theory … Admitted Fact There are many documented false flag attacks, where a government carries out a terror attack … and then falsely blames its enemy for political purposes. In the following 53 instances, officials in the government which … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Exposed Part 1 – How She Aggressively Lobbied for Mega Corporations as Secretary of State

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, That approach, which Mrs. Clinton called “economic statecraft,” emerged in discussions with Robert Hormats, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. investment banker who has worked in Democratic and Republican administrations and became an undersecretary … Continue reading

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Worst Spying In World History – Worse Than Any Dystopian Novel – Is Occurring RIGHT NOW

NSA Spying Worse than Stasi or Nazi Germany, J. Edgar Hoover … Or Orwell’s 1984 We noted in 2012 that Americans are the most spied upon people in world history. Top NSA officials previously said that we’ve got a “police … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Exposed Part 2 – He Thinks Unconstitutional NSA Spying is “Hugely Important”

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In some ways I’m actually looking forward to the imperial spectacle that will be the Jeb Bush vs. Hilary Clinton Presidential contest in 2016. Just like an alcoholic or drug addict is often … Continue reading

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America Has Been At War 93% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776

The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth In 2011, Danios wrote:  Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she … Continue reading

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Since 9/11, The U.S. Has Been Involved In More Than 5 Wars … And They’ve All Been Disasters

Why Does America Keep “Losing” Its Wars? Below, we demonstrate that the U.S. keeps “losing” war after war. There are 3 potential reasons this might be happening: Is this chaos an intentional way to implement regime change and grab resources? … Continue reading

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Economists: A Large Financial Sector HURTS the Economy

Contrary To Widespread Assumption, A Large Financial Sector Is Bad for the Economy One of our favorite economists – Steve Keen – showed in 2010 that a large financial sector hurts the economy. Specifically, Keen showed that bank profits above … Continue reading

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Oligarch Rules: Jeb Bush Surrounds Himself With Architects Of His Brother’s Iraq War

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, According to Reuters’ Steve Holland, Bush has tapped a “diverse” roster of former George W. Bush and George H. W. Bush officials to advise his burgeoning campaign on foreign policy, including key architects of … Continue reading

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The U.S.-Backed Government In Ukraine Is Starting To Lose The Civil War, The Mainstream Media In The U.S. Is Being Very Quiet About This

By Michael Snyder. The mainstream media in the U.S. is being very quiet about this, but the truth is that the U.S.-backed government in Kiev is starting to lose the civil war.  This week, the separatists captured the very important … Continue reading

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“Too Big To Fails” Have Stopped Being Banks

Image by William Banzai No Longer Focused On Deposits Or Loans Bloomberg reported last month: “Banks don’t have a need for deposits, and the demand for loans by households and firms is weak,” Niels Storm Stenbaek, chief economist at the … Continue reading

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Close the Loophole that Allows Government to Read All of Your Emails After 180 Days

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Geoengineering Is Being Pushed By Politicians and Scientists … But It May Do MORE HARM THAN GOOD

Scientists Suggested Melting the Arctic Ice Cap to Stop a New Ice Age Proposals to use geoengineering to fight global warming are in the news.   Indeed, humans have been intentionally modifying weather for climate control for decades.  But geoengineering has … Continue reading

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NYU Professor Uncovers How the FDA Systematically Covers Up Fraud and Misconduct in Drug Trials

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, That misconduct happens isn’t shocking. What is: When the FDA finds scientific fraud or misconduct, the agency doesn’t notify the public, the medical establishment, or even the scientific community that the results of … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Generals: American Allies Support ISIS

Politicians Agree America’s top military official – the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey – and Senator Lindsey Graham admitted last September in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing that America’s closest allies are supporting … Continue reading

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CIA Looking Into Weather Modification As A Form of Warfare

The U.S. – and Presumably Russia – Have Researched Weather Modification As Warfare For Many Decades This week, a top American climate researcher – Professor Alan Robock from Rutgers – says that the CIA is looking into weather modification as … Continue reading

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U.S. Agrees To Serve As Al Qaeda’s Air Force

Why Are We Backing the Bad Guys? Republican and Democratic Congressmen have warned that the U.S. shouldn’t be “Al Qaeda’s Air Force” in Syria. And see this and this. In reality, there aren’t any moderate rebels in Syria (and see … Continue reading

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5 Ways Mass Surveillance Is Destroying Our 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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Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George … Continue reading

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Guess Who Peddled 7-Year Old Photos of a Different Country As If They Show a Current Russian Invasion of Ukraine?

How Blatant Can the Propaganda Get? Senator Inhofe was duped into presenting photographs that were up to 7 years old – some of which were taken within the nations of Georgia, Ossetia and Russia – as showing a current Russian invasion … Continue reading

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Israel Murdered U.S. Sailors and Tried to Sink Their Ship … A Failed False Flag Attack Against the United States

An Attempt to Drag America Into Israel’s War On June 8, 1967, Israel attacked the American naval vessel USS Liberty in international waters, and tried to sink it. After checking the Liberty out for 8 hours – and making 9 … Continue reading

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Why Public Banks Outperform Private Banks: Unfair Competition or a Better Mousetrap?

By Ellen Brown. Public banks in North Dakota, Germany and Switzerland have been shown to outperform their private counterparts. Under the TPP and TTIP, however, publicly-owned banks on both sides of the oceans might wind up getting sued for unfair competition … Continue reading

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If You Listen Carefully, The Bankers Are Actually Telling Us What Is Going To Happen Next

By Michael Snyder. Are we on the verge of a major worldwide economic downturn? Well, if recent warnings from prominent bankers all over the world are to be believed, that may be precisely what we are facing in the months … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not Breaking Up with America This Valentine’s Day

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “I love America and I hate it. I’m torn between the two. I have two conflicting visions of America. One is a kind of dream landscape … Continue reading

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A Very Slippery Slope: Yes, Your Samsung Smart TV Can Listen To Your Private Conversations

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The biggest story in the tech world today is the revelation that Samsung’s Smart TV can and will listen to your conversations, and will share the details with a third party. Yes, you read … Continue reading

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42 ADMITTED False Flag Attacks

Painting by Anthony Freda Governments from Around the World Admit They Do It There are many documented false flag attacks, where a government carries out a terror attack … and then falsely blames its enemy for political purposes. In the … Continue reading

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Obama Has Killed More Muslims than the Spanish Inquisition Did

Obama’s Crusade BBC noted in 2004: Professor Borromeo [author of a Vatican study on medieval abuses] says for example that for 125,000 trials of suspected heretics in Spain, less than 2% were executed. 2% of 125,000 is 2,500. In contrast, … Continue reading

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Why U.S. Reporters Are Always Pro-War

5 Reasons that Both Mainstream Media – and Gatekeeper “Alternative” Websites – Are Pro-War There are five reasons that the mainstream media and the largest alternative media websites are always pro-war. 1. Self-Censorship by Journalists Initially, there is tremendous self-censorship … Continue reading

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How Reality TV Is Teaching Us to Accept the American Police State

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “Plays, farces, spectacles, gladiators, strange beasts, medals, pictures, and other such opiates, these were for ancient peoples the bait toward slavery, the price of their liberty, … Continue reading

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Brian Williams’ Lie: The Bigger Picture

Star News Anchor’s Fib In Context What should we make of Brian Williams’ admission that he lied about his helicopter being forced down in Iraq? Initially, he may have lied about other things, as well. But there’s a bigger story … Continue reading

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A Man You’ve Never Heard of Saved Your Life

On October 27, 1962, a man you’ve never heard of saved your life … It was at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the U.S. and Soviet Union were on hair trigger alert for World War Three. And … Continue reading

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Guantanamo Inspires ISIS Atrocities

Blowback from U.S. Torture We noted in December that ISIS is putting hostages in orange jumpsuits because the U.S. put tortured Guantanamo detainees in orange jumpsuits. Today, Reuters confirms: A top U.S. defense official said it was “no coincidence” that … Continue reading

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There Are Far Fewer Terror Attacks Now Than In the 1970s

Putting the Terror Threat In Perspective The terror threat is greatly exaggerated. After all, the type of counter-terror experts who frequently appear on the mainstream news are motivated to hype the terror threat, because it drums up business  for them. … Continue reading

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UK Launches Massive Propaganda Campaign

Image via Madeline The West Goes Crazy On Propaganda The Financial Times reports: The British Army will revive one of the most contentious special forces units of the second world war, the Chindits, as a new generation of “Facebook” warriors … Continue reading

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New Saudi King Tied to Al Qaeda, Bin Laden and Islamic Terrorism

King Salman Has Been a Huge Backer of Terrorism Globally for Decades We’ve long noted that Saudi Arabia is a huge supporter of terrorism. But the new Saudi king is particularly bad. Investors Business Daily notes: King Salman has a … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Militias Are Beheading Hostages … Just Like ISIS

In researching war crimes in Ukraine, I came across this disturbing report from Newsweek: Groups of right-wing Ukrainian nationalists are committing war crimes in the rebel-held territories of Eastern Ukraine, according to a report from Amnesty International, as evidence emerged … Continue reading

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Obama: America “Brokered a Deal to Transition Power in Ukraine”

Obama Admits U.S. Role In Ukraine Coup? President Obama told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria that the U.S.: Brokered a deal to transition power in Ukraine … Indeed, the U.S. State Department spent more than $5 billion dollars in pushing Ukraine towards … Continue reading

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Updated List of ADMITTED False Flag Attacks

Preface: Readers are encouraged to post historically-documented instances in which a member of a government admits that his or her government carried out a false flag attack. While there are many documented false flag attacks, we’re focused on finding cases … Continue reading

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Meet Loretta Lynch – Obama’s Attorney General Nominee Who Might be Even Worse than Eric Holder

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, On matters of policy, Ms. Lynch called capital punishment “an effective penalty” and said she disagreed with Mr. Obama’s statements that marijuana was no more harmful than alcohol. She called the National … Continue reading

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The Death Of The American Dream In 22 Numbers

By Michael Snyder. We are the generation that gets to witness the end of the American Dream.  The numbers that you are about to see tell a story.  They tell a story of a once mighty economy that is dying.  … Continue reading

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As The Middle Class Evaporates, Global Oligarchs Plan Their Escape Form The Impoverished Pleb Masses

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The middle class has shrunk consistently over the past half-century. Until 2000, the reason was primarily because more Americans moved up the income ladder. But since then, the reason has shifted: There … Continue reading

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Handcuffs, Leg Shackles and Tasers: The New Face of Punishment in the Public Schools

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “In many parts of the country, teachers are viewed as beyond reproach, much like doctors, police officers, or clergy … and, therefore, are rarely challenged about … Continue reading

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The REAL Terror Threat

Worse Than Islamic Radicals? While Islamic terrorists are scary, other threats are much more dangerous. For example, while the government has hyped the threat of terrorists causing a power outage, the numbers tell a different story: (Background.) Why isn’t Homeland … Continue reading

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Western Politicians and Media Rush To Issue Tributes To King That Led The World In Beheadings, Whipped Bloggers For Criticism & Banned Women From Driving

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dead at 90 American politicians and mainstream media are falling all over themselves praising the late Saudi King Abdullah. King Abdullah was a man of wisdom & vision. US has lost a friend & Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Obama Has Sentenced Whistleblowers to 25 Times the Jail Time of All Prior U.S. Presidents COMBINED

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

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Top Counter-Terrorism Agency: Citizens Should Be Armed To Stop Terror Attacks

Head of International Police Agency:  Arming Citizens May Be the Best Way to Stop Terrorists The head of the world’s international police agency (Interpol) – which is very active in counter-terror efforts – said last October that arming citizens might … Continue reading

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Ukraine Attacks Bus and Trolley in Center of Donetsk

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. This morning January 22nd at 8:30 local time in Donetsk the Ukrainian army fired what appear to be 82mm shells at buses and trolleys near the center of the city. The … Continue reading

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This Is How The US Government Convinces A Newspaper To Kill A Story

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Under President George W. Bush, the White House urged reporters to withhold accounts about many of the most contentious aspects in the war on terrorism: the existence of a secret prison in Thailand, … Continue reading

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The MH17 Boeing Bus Disaster – The Propaganda War Goes Ballistic

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. On January 13th in Volnovaha, Donetsk 11 people were killed in what looked like a spectacular rocket attack. Video footage from the scene showed how deadly a Grad rocket (Hail) attack … Continue reading

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No, the American People DON’T Support Torture

Were Widely-Publicized Polls Misleading? We reported last month that Americans support torture … because they don’t know the facts. But it turns out that Americans’ view on torture may be more nuanced than that. As several professors reported on December … Continue reading

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Poll: People All Over the World Blame Bad Government Policy for Runaway Inequality

Big Corporations Are Only Part of the Problem … We’ve extensively documented that runaway inequality is one of the main threats to economic stability … and peace. And we’ve shown that we’ve now got king-and-serf levels of inequality … and … Continue reading

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Even Central Bankers Now Admit QE Doesn’t Work

Even As European Central Bank Is Set to Unleash a Massive Round of Quantitative Easing, Central Bank Heads Admit QE Doesn’t Work The former head of the Bank of England – Mervyn King – said today that more QE will … Continue reading

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The Dire State of Our Nation (What You Won’t Hear from the Politicians)

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Oligarch Recovery: Majority Of Public School Students Are In Poverty For First Time In 50 Years

Submitted by Mike krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, “When they first come in my door in the morning, the first thing I do is an inventory of immediate needs: Did you eat? Are you clean? A big part of my … Continue reading

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Islamic State Has Tripled Its Territory In Syria Since U.S. Started Airstrikes

The following Wall Street Journal graphic shows that ISIS has more than tripled the amount of territory it holds in Syria since the U.S. started bombing: Heck of a job, guys … just brilliant! Mission accomplished, fellas?

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Why Did the Air Force’s Top Officials at the Pentagon Delay Responding to the 9/11 Attacks?

By Shoestring. The immediate response to the 9/11 attacks of dozens of the most senior U.S. Air Force officials at the Pentagon who were together in a meeting when the attacks began appears to have been far from what we … Continue reading

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There Are More Blacks Under Correctional Control Today Than In 1850 Slaveholding America … More Are In Jail Than In Apartheid South Africa … And More Are Disenfranchised Than The Year The Constitutional Amendment Giving Blacks the Right To Vote Was Ratified

Blacks Possess Drugs Less Frequently Than Whites, But Are Put In Prison Much More Frequently – And For Much Longer – Than Whites The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world … higher than Russia, China, Saudi … Continue reading

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Stunning Terrorism Statistics that Nobody Wants You to Know

Terrorists, Counter-Terror “Experts”, and Governments Are All Motivated to Cover Up the Facts Experts say that  terrorists are strongly motivated –  for two reasons – to exaggerate their abilities to inflict damage: (1)  Terrorism is defined as “the use of violence … Continue reading

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Authoritarians Use Paris Terror Attack As Excuse for Power Grab

In the Wake of French Terror, Governments Demand More Mass Surveillance In the wake of the terror attack on the publication Charlie Hebdo in Paris, governments from around the world are calling for increased surveillance. But top security experts agree … Continue reading

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From Neighborhood Cops to Robocops: The Changing Face of American Police

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.” ― Aldous Huxley, Ends and Means If 2014 was the year of militarized … Continue reading

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For Sale To The Highest Bidder – How Middle Eastern Governments Are Buying Off The US Political Process

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The quaint notion that the U.S. political system remotely resembles either a Republic or a Democracy should have been abandoned long ago. Any lingering illusions were surely extinguished last year, when an academic … Continue reading

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Poroshenko and Harf Shift Blame in Bus Tragedy to Justify Kiev Atrocity

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. On January 13th 12 Ukrainian passengers on a bus in Ukraine heading toward Donetsk in Ukraine’s breakaway Donbass region were killed in an explosion near the Ukrainian town of Volnovaha. Ten … Continue reading

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When The Camera Lies: Our Surveillance Society Needs A Dose Of Integrity To Be Reliable

By Joshua Gans, University of Toronto and Steve Mann, University of Toronto At this moment, there are likely many eyes on you. If you are reading this article in a public place, a surveillance camera might be capturing your actions … Continue reading

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Bandera – The Legacy of Self-Loathing Nazis in America Part 2 The NYT Attempt to Call a Coup a Failure

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. Why does the New York Times which is one of the most prestigious media outlets in the world think it can change world history in front of your eyes by calling … Continue reading

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There Are More Slaves Today Than Ever Before In Human History

And Even Slaves Had More Equality Than Many “Free People” Today Pope Francis rang in the New Year by calling on people to work together to end slavery: All of us are called to be free, all are called to … Continue reading

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FBI Counter-Terrorism Expert: ISIS Likely Did NOT Hack Centcom … Anonymous Collective: Centcom Hackers Were In MARYLAND

Cyber Caliphate … Or Digital Diversion? Centcom’s Twitter and Youtube accounts were allegedly hacked by ISIS today. But former high-level FBI counter-terrorism agent Ali Soufan tweets, “I doubt they are ISIS… ISIS never calls themselves ISIS“: Interesting. I doubt they … Continue reading

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If Muslims Are Responsible for Muslim Terrorism …

If Muslims are responsible for Muslim terrorism, then … All Christians are responsible for Ku Klux Klan violence against African-Americans. And all Christians are responsible for the Norwegian terrorist who murdered 77 civilians. And all Christians are responsible for the … Continue reading

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