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More About a U.S.-and-Allied Hoax Against Assad

UPDATE OF: U.S. Gov’t. Refused U.S. Entry to Jihadist It Employs for Overthrowing Assad Eric Zuesse, updated from his original post at strategic-culture.org On August 18th, the terrific “Moon of Alabama” blogger posted his brilliant exposé of an operation that … Continue reading

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3-minute video: Hillary’s 2002 Senate speech of KNOWN LIES pimping OBVIOUS illegal War of Aggression on Iraq for OIL (Operation Iraqi Liberation); cackling about it in 2014: Don’t vote for her, demand her arrest

This article will explain, document, and prove that Hillary Clinton pimped an obviously illegal War of Aggression on Iraq in 2002 as US Senator, with lies known to be false as they were told, and is one of the .01% … Continue reading

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What the Fed Hasn’t Fixed (and Actually Made Worse)

The Federal Reserve claims its monetary interventions saved America from economic ruin in 2009, and have bolstered growth ever since. Don’t hurt yourself patting your own backs, Fed governors past and present: it’s bad enough that the Fed can’t fix … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Awesomeness of the U.S. Military

Unrepentant, always wrong, U.S. warmongers Michael O’Hanlon and David Petraeus have authored “America’s Awesome Military: And How to Make It Even Better,” to explain to the rest of us that there is absolutely nothing wrong with the greatest American frack-yeah … Continue reading

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Incorporating energy into production functions

By Steve Keen – economics professor and Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University in London – Debt Deflation blog. In my last post on my Debtwatch blog, I finished by saying that the Physiocrats … Continue reading

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Are Trolls Turning The Internet Into A Festival Of Hate?

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Have you noticed that people say some of the most hateful things imaginable on the Internet?  Earlier today, I came across a Time Magazine article entitled “How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet“, and … Continue reading

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Have you learned the $1 million per US household benefits from monetary reform and public banking yet? 2 interviews to help: Catherine Austin Fitts and Ellen Brown. And yes, reform will only happen with recognition of CRIMINAL LOOTING requiring arrests

“We know that the entire governmental infrastructure financially has been run as a criminal enterprise for some time…  The government is being run outside of the laws related to money. That requires a double standard and parallel universe between what … Continue reading

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Finance is Not the Economy

By Michael Hudson, Michael-Hudson.com.   Hudson is Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, who has advised the U.S., Canadian, Mexican and Latvian governments as well as the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. He … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Freedom

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) By Chris Hedges   A Donald Trump campaign rally. In the 2016 presidential contest, a frustrated white working class has … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Abolish the DEA and America’s “War on Drugs” Gulag

It’s difficult to pick the most destructive of America’s many senseless, futile and tragically needless wars, but the “War on Drugs” is near the top of the list.Prohibition of mind-altering substances has not just failed–it has failed spectacularly, and generated … Continue reading

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AP Smears Trump

Eric Zuesse The Associated Press issued, on Wednesday August 17th, a news story of possible corruption implicating both the campaign manager of the Trump campaign (Paul Manafort) and the campaign manager of the Clinton campaign (Tony Podesta), but headlined their … Continue reading

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Which Items Will Disappear First During A Major National Emergency?

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. One day in the not too distant future, a major emergency will strike this nation, and that will set off a round of hoarding unlike anything we have ever seen before.  Just think … Continue reading

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12-minute video: ‘Official’ lies about history go to origins: 12,000 year-old Gobekli Tepe temple points to advanced ancient civilizations

hat tip: Activist Post “Gobekli Tepe changes everything.”  ~ Ian Hodder, Director of Stanford’s Archeology Center (quote source, 52-minute talk on this topic) “We are living at the time when human beings are finally waking-up all around the world. It’s … Continue reading

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HuffPo Goes Haywire Against Russia, For Hillary

Eric Zuesse, commentary on ‘news’ reporting As part of their campaign for Hillary Clinton to become President, Huffington Post bannered their home-page on the night of Tuesday August 16th, “TRUMP BRINGS KREMLIN APOLOGIST TO INTEL BRIEFING!”, and linked to their news story that’s … Continue reading

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The Odds of a Global Food Crisis Are Rising

Given the current abundance of food globally, confidence in permanent food surpluses and low grain prices is high. Few worry that the present abundance of food could be temporary. But the global food supply is more fragile than we might … Continue reading

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Worst Human Being Alive: Tony Blair?

I realize that, living here in the United States, the nation doing the most in the world to create wars, proliferate nukes, and destroy the habitability of the earth’s climate, I really have a duty to pick someone in the … Continue reading

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War law somehow isn’t crystal-clear in letter and intent? Those Oath-sworn and tax-paid shouldn’t enforce it with .01% arrests for OBVIOUS lie-started and illegal Wars of Aggression?? What that argument sounds like with traffic law, baseball, and your child taking out the trash: an open letter to US military, law enforcement, responsible Americans

“No treaty, however much it may be to the advantage of all, however tightly it may be worded, can provide absolute security against the risks of deception and evasion.” ~ President Kennedy, June 10, 1963 I was inspired to write this … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed By Debt, Nearly 1 In 5 Young Adults Live With Their Parents Or Grandparents

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. In America today, more than 60 million people live in multi-generational households.  That number is so large that it may seem difficult to believe, but the truth is that vast numbers of young … Continue reading

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Post-Convention Candidates

By Michael Hudson, Michael-Hudson.com.   Hudson is Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, who has advised the U.S., Canadian, Mexican and Latvian governments as well as the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. He … Continue reading

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2 powerful videos, 6 minutes: Clinton was a lying, looting rogue Secretary of State, then conducted election fraud to escalate to dictator

hat tip: David Icke Two minutes of contrast between Ms. Clinton’s testimony versus FBI Director Comey’s statement (please note her smirking in apparent duping delight): Ms. Clinton’s statements of apparent lying according to the FBI: Claiming no e-mails sent or … Continue reading

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The Saudi 203 Pages

For years and years, activists demanded that the U.S. government make public 28 (turned out to be 29) pages it had censored from a report, because it was suspected they would show a Saudi Arabian role in funding and facilitating … Continue reading

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How to Get Yourself Named “Pro-Assad”

It’s not hard to do. You can probably accomplish it at home quite easily. In These Times just published an article, for example, that calls Veterans For Peace, United National Antiwar Coalition, Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Seymour Hersh, Gareth … Continue reading

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The Deep State’s Catch-22

Catch-22 (from the 1961 novel set in World War II Catch-22) has several shades of meaning (bureaucratic absurdity, for example), but at heart it is a self-referential paradox: you must be insane to be excused from flying your mission, but … Continue reading

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Talk Nation Radio: Judy Bello on Syria, Gar Alperovitz on Ending War

  https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-judy-bello-on-syria-gar-alperovitz-on-ending-war Judy Bello (pictured) is on the Administrative Committee of the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and is a founding member of the Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars.   In the previous decade she has … Continue reading

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On Contact: Chris Hedges and Professor Eddie Glaude Discuss ‘The Great Black Depression’ (Video)

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) By Chris Hedges “From housing to jobs to poverty levels, black America’s is struggling,” the Princeton professor tells Truthdig columnist … Continue reading

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2 videos of 5 minutes: Hillary hacked e-mails meant to be ‘missing’/deleted show criminal links of Clinton Foundation to State Department favors, former DNC Chair admits ‘preparing Hillary as nominee’ = admission of election fraud

Ben Swann’s sharp 3-minute Reality Check: Hillary Clinton “served” as US Secretary of State from January 2009 to February 2013. Documentation in this article: $2 billion Clinton Foundation: 10% for aid, ~50% looted by Bill & Hillary. ‘Missing/deleted’ e-mails will … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Wages Have Stagnated–and Will Continue to Stagnate

Mainstream economists are mystified why wages/salaries are still stagnant after 7+ years of growth / “recovery.” The conventional view is that wages should be rising as the labor market tightens (i.e. the unemployment rate is low) and demand for workers … Continue reading

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BBC Hardtalk on reforming economics

By Steve Keen – economics professor and Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University in London – Debt Deflation blog. This interview, which was just recorded today, will go to air tomorrow. The broadcast details … Continue reading

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Humanity’s victory strategy: ‘Offense’ of solutions for unprecedented brighter future + ‘Defense’ to reveal .01% psychopaths’ illegal Wars of Aggression, looting, lying

I’ve argued that Bernie-supporters, Greens and Libertarians will remain as doormats to the Left and Right arms of the one US dictatorial rogue state until they defend victimized Americans, all humanity, and themselves by stating the Emperor’s New Clothes obvious: .01% Republican and Democratic … Continue reading

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Professional Stupid-People Consultant – or – Why Corporate Culture is in Decline

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. I’m working on a new Linked-in profile and wanted to get your thoughts on it. I’m sure others have similar experience in the decline of corporate culture. If I wanted to stay employed … Continue reading

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Violence Erupts In America’s Heartland As Milwaukee Becomes The Latest U.S. City To Burn

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin exploded in violence last night as the wave of chaos and civil unrest that is sweeping across America continues to intensify.  At this point, many of our largest … Continue reading

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The Pro-Nuclear War Party

According to a Wall Street Journal report, the following people and entities would like the United States to begin a nuclear war: Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, the U.K., France, … Continue reading

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Bernies/Greens/Libertarians must assert that Reps/Dems don’t have mere ‘bad policy,’ but OBVIOUS lie-started illegal Wars of Aggression, criminal bankster fraud costing trillions, complicit lying corporate media. 3rd parties are doormats until they DEFEND victimized Americans/humanity, not just propose better policy

Bernie-supporters, Greens and Libertarians will remain as doormats to the Left and Right arms of the one US dictatorial rogue state until they defend victimized Americans, all humanity, and themselves by stating the Emperor’s New Clothes obvious: .01% Republican and Democratic “leaderships” are psychopathic … Continue reading

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The need for pluralism in economics

By Steve Keen – economics professor and Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University in London – Debt Deflation blog. For decades, mainstream economists have reacted to criticism of their methodology mainly by dismissing it, … Continue reading

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$2 billion Clinton Foundation: 10% for aid, ~50% looted by Bill & Hillary. ‘Missing/deleted’ e-mails will prove Hillary sold US State Dept ‘favors’ for Clinton Foundation ‘donations.’ Short video summaries, 64-minute full documentary

Since 2001, the Clinton Foundation has raised ~$2 billion for “charity,” but with tax records revealing only 10% of money went for programs, with apparently ~50% going directly to Bill and Hillary Clinton (and here, here). A 35-second summary from … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Long Game: Autarky and Resilience

In my recent essay Could the Deep State Be Sabotaging Hillary? I wrote: “An increasingly powerful sector of the Deep State views the neo-con agenda as a disaster for American interests, and is far more focused on the Long Game … Continue reading

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The Dysfunctional United Kingdom

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Recently an Angus mother of three infant children was separated from them and jailed for ten months for over-claiming £10,000 per year … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Invoked Possible Assassination of Obama as Reason to Stay in Race in ’08

After Donald Trump’s comment this week that could possibly have been interpreted to be leaning towards brushing with suggesting the assassination or imprisonment of Hillary Clinton, or, more likely, as Robert Parry pointed out, some kind of violent revolution, Clinton … Continue reading

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One City Is Following Through on Protests of Confederate Monuments

Charlottesville is a diverse, enlightened, and progressive college town in Virginia with its public spaces dominated by war memorials, in particular memorials to Confederate soldiers not from Charlottesville who represent a five-year moment in the centuries of this place’s history, … Continue reading

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2-minute video: This is NOT a 2-party race unless polls/corporate media cheat the 45% of Americans not Republicans or Democrats. Don’t vote for evil: demand their arrests

Ben Swann’s 2-minute Reality Check: 55% of Americans are not Republicans or Democrats. Trump and Clinton have the highest unfavorable poll ratings of any other single candidate in the history of this polling question begun in 1980; unfavorable at 60% … Continue reading

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How Life works: Red Sox fans heartlessly boo retiring Alex Rodriguez, witness instant momentum shift as Yankees score 7 runs, see heart-full retiring Red Sox David Ortiz painfully injured. ‘Sportuality’ in action?

If Americans understood war law, election fraud, or monetary reform as seriously as they know baseball rules, the US could rise above almost all “problems” framed in their choice for President. In a baseball game last night, retiring Alex Rodriguez … Continue reading

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The Cynicism of Hillary

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Hillary Clinton’s completely unfounded claim that Russia was behind the passing to WikiLeaks of Democratic National Committee documents was breathtakingly cynical. It … Continue reading

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Three essential US stands: It’s NOT ‘president’ upon ‘election’ after ‘independent debate,’ but ‘rogue state dictator’ upon ‘election fraud’ after ‘bullshit propaganda.’ Don’t vote for evil; demand arrests of evil

“It is more correct to say that Truth is God than to say God is truth. …we must speak the Truth.”  ~ Gandhi on Truth (and here, pg. 20) “One thing we have endeavoured to observe most scrupulously, namely, never to depart from the … Continue reading

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The More the Establishment Freaks Out Over Trump, the More Attractive He Becomes

The Establishment is freaking out about Donald Trump for one reason: they didn’t pick him. The Establishment is freaking out because the natural order of things is that we pick the presidential candidates and we run the country to serve … Continue reading

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Doune the Rabbit Hole 19-21 August

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. As regular readers know, this blog is intimately connected to the Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival. I always enjoy meeting many of … Continue reading

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Marc Faber Issues A Stunning Warning That A Gigantic 50 Percent Stock Market Crash Could Be Coming

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Are we about to witness one of the largest stock market crashes in U.S. history?  Swiss investor Marc Faber is the publisher of the “Gloom, Boom & Doom Report”, and he has been … Continue reading

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9-minute video: Clinton ‘body count’ suspiciously increases by five in the last six weeks. What’s certain: Hillary is a War Criminal, rogue Secretary of State, and election fraud felon. Want all history-mysteries solved? Demand .01% arrests for OBVIOUS crimes in war, money, lies

TRUTHstreammedia’s strong 9-minutes (other documentation of three victims): Assassination of political opponents is best demonstrated by the legal verdict of the King Family civil trial that found the US government guilty of Martin’s assassination (summary of evidence below, to make … Continue reading

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Could the Deep State Be Sabotaging Hillary?

Few would dispute that Hillary Clinton is the Establishment’s candidate. It’s widely accepted that the Establishment hews to a neoconservative (neo-con) foreign policy that is fully supported by America’s Deep State, i.e. the centers of state power that don’t change … Continue reading

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Presidential Wanna Bees

By Michael Hudson, Michael-Hudson.com.   Hudson is Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, who has advised the U.S., Canadian, Mexican and Latvian governments as well as the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. He … Continue reading

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