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Orlando Killer’s Secret Shared by Other Terrorists

As with becoming a whistleblower or an activist or an artist there must be numerous reasons why any individual becomes a terrorist — whether military, contract, or independent. Various irrational hatreds and fears (and promises of paradise after death) and … Continue reading

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The Disaster of De-industrialization

By now, we all know what’s happening in Venezuela: hyperinflation, empty stores, a regime in denial. The Trajectory of Venezuelan Hyperinflation Looks Frighteningly Familiar… (Zero Hedge) My contacts in Venezuela tell me that merely posting the black market exchange rate … Continue reading

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Corporate Media Backing Clinton Exploits Orlando Shooting for Passive Holocaust Denial

Within hours of the mass shooting in Orlando, the corporate media backing neoconservative favorite Hillary Clinton began, almost unanimously, to exploit the opportunity to passively promote holocaust and genocide denial. Outlets including the NY Times, CBS News, NBC News, CNN, Newsweek, USA Today, and so on, all referred … Continue reading

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15 Facts About The Imploding U.S. Economy That The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want You To See

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. You are about to see undeniable evidence that the U.S. economy has been slowing down for quite some time.  And it is vital that we focus on the facts, because all over the … Continue reading

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Markos Moulitsas Is a Fake, His Daily Kos a Fraud

Eric Zuesse Markos Moulitsas is a CIA asset whose service to the organization, certainly after he started his popular Democratic-Party propaganda-site “Daily Kos” in 2002, has been to shape the minds not of real progressives but of liberal fools (suckers such as this, a … Continue reading

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We Should Be More Viking

A birth lottery winner, or a chooser behind a Rawlsian veil of ignorance, today would likely end up not as a U.S. billionaire’s child (much less a random U.S. child), but as a child in Scandinavia. That is, whether you’re … Continue reading

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NATO Says It Might Now Have Grounds to Attack Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker On Tuesday, June 14th, NATO announced that if a NATO member country becomes the victim of a cyber attack by persons in a non-NATO country such as Russia or China, then NATO’s Article V “collective … Continue reading

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Pity the Poor Central Bankers: Playing Masters of the Universe Is No Longer Fun

Ah, the good old days, when a simple, completely empty promise to do whatever it takes could move the world. It was fun being a central banker back in the good old days–back then playing Master of the Universe was … Continue reading

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ISIS and U.S. Weaponry: At Home and Abroad

When someone commits mass murder in the United States and is tied, however significantly, to a foreign terrorist group, there remains a section of the U.S. population willing to recognize and point out that no ideology, fit of hatred, or … Continue reading

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Clement Freud, My Part in his Downfall

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Commenters on this blog directly caused the exposure of Clement Freud in the ITV story. I published an anodyne obituary in 2009 … Continue reading

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Capitalism Will Collapse Because Elites ‘Allow Poor to Rot,’ Tariq Ali Tells Chris Hedges (Video)

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) “The elites who have run the United States and Western Europe have proven incapable of offering even the smallest palliatives … Continue reading

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Work Won’t Be Scarce–It’s Paid Work That Will Be Scarce

All the media chatter about work disappearing due to automation fails to draw the critical distinction between useful but unpaid work and profitable work.Since value (and profits/wages) flow to what’s scarce, what matters is not the decline of useful work–there’s … Continue reading

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NATO begins encirclement of Russia

http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2016/06/13/deutsche-soldaten-nach-litauen-nato-beginnt-einkreisung-von-russland/ NATO begins encirclement of Russia: German troops to Lithuania German Economic News  |  Published:13:06:16 17:21 Clock (Translation by Eric Zuesse) NATO prepares a veritable military buildup in Eastern Europe: German soldiers are operating in Lithuania, the British take over Estonia, and US … Continue reading

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Orlando Attack Reality Check: Next Time The Terrorists May Choose To Shoot Up A Church Or A School

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Islamic terror can strike anywhere.  On Sunday, it was a gay nightclub in Orlando called Pulse, but next time it might be a church or a school.  In fact, it might be your … Continue reading

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$25,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO EXPOSURE OF FALSE FLAG AT ORLANDO

By guest author, Thomas Paine. Washington’s Blog has previously documented false flag attacks are a usual expression of government to manipulate policy, with at least 53 admitted by governments (site search results on false flag). I’ve covered the use of crisis … Continue reading

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Terrorism and G4S: Was Orlando Another False Flag?

The shooting in Orlando on June 12th demonstrated features that were present in many recent terrorist acts. For example the suspect was quickly killed and the official account immediately attempted to blame the attacks on Islam. However, as with most terrorist … Continue reading

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How Corrupt America Is

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The best reporting on the depth of America’s dictatorship is probably that being done by Atlanta Georgia’s NBC-affiliated, Gannett-owned, TV Channel “11 Alive,” WXIA television, its “The Investigators” series of local investigative news reports, … Continue reading

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We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) By Chris Hedges   Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is seen on June 7 on a television monitor addressing her … Continue reading

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St. Paul, Minn. — War Is A Lie

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Talking About Forgiveness

An atheist’s sermon on Luke 7: 36-50 delivered at Saint Joan of Arc in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 12, 2016. Forgiveness is a universal need, among those of us who are not religious and among believers in every religion on … Continue reading

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.01%’s Bozo ‘democracy’: War Criminal lying Clinton v. Racist WrestleMania Trump! America’s choice: Staged fear-show for slaves OR arrests to end Wars of Aggression, bankster economics, corporate media lies, and implement OBVIOUS solutions worth $1,000,000 for each US family. Your vote, America?

hat tip for article idea: diogenes This article explains and documents four points: The US fails to meet the definition of election because electronic “voting” machines provide no evidence of people’s votes (there are a dozen or so other ways … Continue reading

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US illegal: History of rogue empire REQUIRING arrests in the present. All US/Israel ‘reasons’ for war on Iran are known lies as they are told (11 of 11)

“The only thing new in the world is the history you don’t know.”  – President Harry Truman, Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman (1974) by Merle Miller, pg. 26. 3-minute video: Police, Military – Was your Oath sincere? 3-minute video: … Continue reading

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“Modern Warfare Destroys Your Brain” in More Ways Than One

The most likely way to die in a U.S. war, by far, is to live in the country that the United States is attacking. But the most likely way in which a U.S. participant in a war will die is … Continue reading

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Bilderberg (Music)

Interesting music by Red Tail Hawk: Magnetic Malaise by Red Tail Hawk BLOT by Red Tail Hawk

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Why Nothing Progresses (Except Dissatisfaction): Institutionalized Powerlessness

Most people working within dysfunctional institutions do their best to keep the institution operating, and they naturally resent their institution being labeled dysfunctional, as it calls into question the value of their work. Their role in the institution is the … Continue reading

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My Metropolitan Police Evidence on Torture and Extraordinary Rendition

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. This is a transcript of the evidence I gave, at their request, to the Metropolitan Police. I published scans of the witness … Continue reading

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Even for a Democrat, Clinton Stands Out as Violent, Aggressive

Robert Parry says in his latest piece that while the Democrats have been “a reluctant war party” since 1968, by nominating Hillary Clinton, they have once again become an “aggressive war party”. Noam Chomsky notes that indeed, Hillary Clinton would … Continue reading

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George Soros Is Preparing For Economic Collapse – Does He Know Something That You Don’t?

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Why is George Soros selling stocks, buying gold and making “a series of big, bearish investments”?  If things stay relatively stable like they are right now, these moves will likely cost George Soros … Continue reading

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“Flag Day Has Been Canceled!”

If that headline sounds a bit like “God Is Dead” to you, you just might be from the United States. Only what the people who live in this one country of the American hemisphere call “an American” carries that variety … Continue reading

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Pity Poor China: There’s No Easy Fix to the S-Curve

The fundamental context of China’s economy is that it has traced out an S-Curve–as did previous fast-developing nations such as Japan and South Korea. Gordon Long and I discuss why there’s no easy fix to the S-Curve in our new … Continue reading

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Corrupt Crown Prosecution Service Bins Action on Extraordinary Rendition and Torture

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Anybody who is in any way surprised at today’s announcement that nobody will be prosecuted for extraordinary rendition and torture, is in … Continue reading

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Time to Strike For Independence

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. If a second Independence referendum were called now, who would lead the official No campaign? A serious and important question. Not enough … Continue reading

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US illegal: History of rogue empire REQUIRING arrests in the present. All US/UK ‘reasons’ for war on Iraq and Afghanistan were known to be lies as they were told (10 of 11)

“The only thing new in the world is the history you don’t know.”  – President Harry Truman, Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman (1974) by Merle Miller, pg. 26. 3-minute video: Police, Military – Was your Oath sincere? 3-minute video: … Continue reading

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EBT Card Outage?: It Is 8 Days Into June And Many Americans Are STILL Waiting For Food Stamp Money

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Widespread reports continue to pour in from all over the nation of “glitches” with the food stamp system.  It is eight days into the month and large numbers of people still have not … Continue reading

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UK Illegally Harasses Russian Submarine Engaged in Lawful Passage of English Channel

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Contrary to Article 44 of the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea, to which the UK and Russia are both … Continue reading

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German Intelligence Service to Become Branch of U.S. CIA

Eric Zuesse (NOTE: The following news report was offered on the morning of June 7th as an exclusive, to the following newsmedia, all of whom ignored it; and so it’s now being distributed free-of-charge to all newsmedia, but the following … Continue reading

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Bernanke Blew It Big-Time: He Should Have Raised Rates Three Years Ago

It is now painfully obvious that Ben Bernanke blew it big-time by not raising rates three years ago when the economy and markets enjoyed tailwinds. The former Federal Reserve chairperson, who has claimed the mantle of savior of the global … Continue reading

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The End of M.A.D. — The Beginning of Madness

Eric Zuesse, originally published at The Saker John Helmer, who explains military-strategic matters better and more knowledgeably than just about anyone, headlined on May 30th, “The Red Line Crossed, In the Cross-Hairs, At Trigger Point”, and he opened: First there was … Continue reading

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Beauty Contestants Now for World War, not World Peace

Even within what Dr. King called the greatest purveyor of violence in the world, there used to be one constituency you could count on to speak up for world peace: beauty contestants. No more. And the switch has produced no … Continue reading

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Germany Preparing for War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse According to a report issued on June 6th in German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN), the German government is preparing to go to war against Russia, and has in draft-form a Bundeswehr report declaring Russia to be an … Continue reading

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No Trump!

Eric Zuesse Forward forever with Clinton-Bush! Just kidding. End the dynasties! But should that include the new one?: Is there any realistic alternative? ————— Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. … Continue reading

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Something Big That Always Happens Right Before The Official Start Of A Recession Has Just Happened

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. What you are about to see is major confirmation that a new economic downturn has already begun.  Last Friday, the government released the worst jobs report in six years, and that has a … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism lowers life expcetancy

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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Is the Market Rational After All?

For the past decade, attempts to explain the psychology of markets have been dominated by behavioral economics: rather than being rational actors as presumed in classical economic models, humans are often profoundly irrational and prone to cognitive distortions and errors … Continue reading

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YOU ARE HERE

“The next Fourth Turning is due to begin shortly after the new millennium, midway through the Oh-Oh decade. Around the year 2005, a sudden spark will catalyze a Crisis mood. Remnants of the old social order will disintegrate. Political and … Continue reading

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3-minute UK comedian’s video: Psychopath War Criminal Tony Blair lied UK/US to illegal war, but calls Jeremy Corbyn ‘dangerous’

UK comedian Jonathan Pie’s 3-minute video (adult language): In 2013, Arundhati Roy asserted about US/UK leaders: “Violent criminal psychopaths make fools of us. Stop being reasonable about this.” In 5-minutes: In this sharp 5-minute video from Tomato Bubble and Realist Report from 2014, Presidents … Continue reading

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Obama Slams Door in Putin’s Face

Says if Putin doesn’t want Russia’s retaliatory forces eliminated, he’ll need to be the one to press the nuclear button first. Eric Zuesse, originally published at The Saker Actions speak louder than mere words, and U.S. President Barack Obama has … Continue reading

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Shut Down the Democratic National Convention

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.)   Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Mayor Jim Kenney, makes a campaign stop on April 25 at City … Continue reading

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Why Is The Weather So Crazy All Of A Sudden?

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. All over the planet, global weather patterns have gone completely nuts.  Just over the past few days we have seen “life threatening” heatwaves, extremely dangerous wildfires, vicious tornadoes and unprecedented flooding – and … Continue reading

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US illegal: History of rogue empire REQUIRING arrests in the present. Martin King assassinated by US government to stop his million person ‘Occupy DC’ movement to end war on Vietnam, end poverty (9 of 11)

“The only thing new in the world is the history you don’t know.”  – President Harry Truman, Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman (1974) by Merle Miller, pg. 26. 3-minute video: Police, Military – Was your Oath sincere? “The time … Continue reading

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