The 1 Percent’s Useful Idiots

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.)

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NSA Whistleblower: Not So Fast On Claims Russia Behind Hillary Clinton Email Hack

The mainstream media alleges that Russia was behind the hack of the DNC’s emails.

The media is parading out the usual suspects alleged experts to back up this claim.

Washington’s Blog asked the highest-level NSA whistleblower in history, William Binney – the NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information, who served as the senior technical director within the agency, who managed six thousand NSA employees, the 36-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a “legend” within the agency and the NSA’s best-ever analyst and code-breaker, who mapped out the Soviet command-and-control structure before anyone else knew how, and so predicted Soviet invasions before they happened (“in the 1970s, he decrypted the Soviet Union’s command system, which provided the US and its allies with real-time surveillance of all Soviet troop movements and Russian atomic weapons”) – what he thinks of such claims:

Edward Snowden says the NSA could easily determine who hacked the Democratic National Committee’s emails:

But mainstream media say it couldn’t:   http://www.businessinsider.com/dnc-hack-russian-government-2016-7

The mainstream media is also trumpeting the meme that Russia was behind the hack, because it wants to help Trump get elected. In other words, the media is trying to deflect how damaging the email leaks are to Clinton and the DNC’s character by trying to somehow associate Trump with Putin. See e.g. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/26/us/politics/kremlin-donald-trump-vladimir-putin.html
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Terror Attacks And Mass Killings Are Becoming A Daily Event

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog.

Globe On Fire - Public DomainTerror attacks and mass killings are happening so rapidly now that it is really difficult to keep up with them all.  In fact, as you will see below, so far there have been several this week alone.  This latest attack in France during which radical Islamic terrorists slit the throat of a Catholic priest was particularly disturbing.  Just a few days ago I warned that churches in the western world would be targeted, and now it is happening.  According to thereligionofpeace.com, there have been 1274 Islamic terror attacks in 2016.  These attacks have been spread across 50 different nations, and as a result of these attacks more than 11,000 people have been killed and more than 14,000 people have been injured.  When are we going to finally wake up and understand how serious this threat really is?

Very few people would have imagined that a sleepy Catholic church in France would be the target of an Islamic terror attack on Tuesday morning, but that is precisely what happened.  The following description of the attack comes from the New York Times

Mass was ending around 9:30 a.m. when two young men with knives burst in. They forced the auxiliary priest, the Rev. Jacques Hamel, 85, to kneel. When he resisted, they slit his throat. They held several worshipers and at least one nun hostage, while another nun escaped. Officers from a specialized police unit descended on the church. A short while later, officers shot the young men dead when they emerged from the church.

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4, 6, 2-minute videos: ‘We the People’ finding voice at Dem convention? Booing Hillary at every opportunity for e-mails, War Crimes, constant lying. Facts are ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ obvious for anyone caring to look

TRUTHstreammedia’s brilliant 4-minutes of convention participants voicing opposition to Hillary Clinton for e-mails scandals, War Crimes, and stealing primaries:

Abby Martin’s sharp 6-minute summary with Joe Rogan on Hillary’s War Crimes (adult language):

War Crimes trump, so to speak, her obvious federal felony violations of operating a private government through her personal e-mail while Secretary of State. She lies continuously about these facts, including that she received and sent classified and confidential information. Top 5 criminal lies by Hillary Clinton in two minutes:

Excellent summary of the leaked e-mails from Observer Politics.

InvestmentWatch’s “The Juiciest Leaks so far”:

DNC member killing horses for insurance money. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/578 DNC making fun of black woman’s name. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/17942 DNC telling each other, “I love you too. no homo.” https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/425 DNC requesting a pull an MSNBC commentary segment. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/6107 DNC controlling the narrative with time released stories. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/12450 DNC conspiring to create false Trump information and release with Reuters. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/7102 DNC Hillary supporters infiltrated Sanders campaign. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/4776 DNC members going to complain to Morning Joe producers about his mentioning of a “rigged system.” https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/8806 DNC discussing their relationship with NBC/MSNBC/CNN and how to get better treatment. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/13762 Super PAC paying young voters to push back online Sanders supporters. Paid shills. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/8351 DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz having an off the record meeting in MSNBC President Phil Griffin’s office. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/8867 DNC being messed with by the Washington Examiner. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/5304 DNC discussing Hillary’s policies as unfeasible. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/519 $200k for a private dinner with Hillary. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/17287 Offering to send interns out to fake a protest against the RNC. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/13366 Faking outrage and pasting in a video later. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/7102 A mole working inside of the Sanders campaign. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/7793 Bringing up Sanders religion to scare the southern voters. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/11508 Possible money laundering by moving money back and forth to bypass legal limits. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/6230 Politico writer sending his stories to the DNC before he sends them to his editor. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/10808 DNC feeding CNN the questions they want to be asked in interviews. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/4077 Creating a fake job ad for a Trump business to paint him as a sexist. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/12803 Hillary funding 2 million dollars in a cooridanted campaign in battleground states to win back the Senate. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/7784 DNC is upset that their “allies” didn’t send in protestors so they sent out interns. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/13366 “Clinton Foundation quid-pro-quo worries are lingering, will be exploited in general.” https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/8351 $50,000 – Lawrence Benenson. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/14700 Daily Fundraising Report for the DNC. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/2875 Content & Social Strategy Discussion. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/7512 Re: BuzzFeed and DNC connection. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/10933 Draft linking news articles about trump to use as negative press. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/7586 Fwd: State Dinner Countdown. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/1901 Some chick is angry she hasn’t been given more stuff from the Obama administration…might be interesting to follow up. Re: State Dinner Countdown. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/2946 Tim O’Brien: Trump’s Fixation on Inflating his Net Worth is a Cause for Concern. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/4496 RE: May Fundraising Numbers. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/5615 https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/7720 Hillary for America Raised $26.4 Million in April, Began May with More than $30 Million Cash on Hand. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/13986 Re: For approval: Trump supporter graphics. https://www.wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/788 Press talking points, states Hillary is their candidate, dated May 5, 2016. More of a smoking gun than the ambiguous talk in the emails themselves. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/fileid/5254/2728 Consultant calling megyn kelly a bimbo. Has PDF attached that says the same. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/6087 DNC trying to get away with violating the Hatch Act. https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/20148 Democrats using interns to organize fake “protests.” https://wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/13830 RE: Action on DNC tomorrow (Immigration Raids). https://www.wikileaks.org/dnc-emails/emailid/9736 SPREAD THIS https://www.reddit.com/r/The_Donald/comments/4ucxpy/the_dnc_is_a_terrible_group_juiciest_leaks_so_far/
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US public education: Bullshit to train stupefied work animals. Most ‘food’ is crap, campuses decrepit, students appropriately uninspired by bullshit (11 of 12)

“One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this… But we tend to take the situation for granted… (the bullshitter) does not care whether the things he says describe reality correctly. He just picks them out, or makes them up… (Bullshitters) continue making assertions that purport to describe the way things are but that cannot be anything except bullshit.”  ~ Princeton professor emeritus, Harry Frankfurt, 2005 Bestseller, On Bullshit

“[The] erroneous assumption is to the effect that the aim of public education is to fill the young of the species with knowledge and awaken their intelligence, and so make them fit to discharge the duties of citizenship in an enlightened and independent manner. Nothing could be further from the truth. The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardised citizenry, to put down dissent and originality.” ~ H.L. Mencken, 1924

Think Nice’s brilliant 5-minute artistic frame for Professor Frankfurt (although there’s likely more to climate change than he mentions [and herehere]):

Stephen Colbert’s 2005 two minutes on truthiness as bullshit’s brother (embedding forbidden by Comedy Central).

This 11-part series addresses an overarching fact about public education: its design of intentional curricular lies of omission and commission to keep our children and the general public powerless, relatively stupid, and controlled work animals.
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Chris Hedges and Robert Reich Debate the Future of the Progressive Movement (Video)

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.)

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Talk Nation Radio: Jill Stein on Why You Should Help Make Her President of the United States

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Jill Stein is Green Party candidate for U.S. President. Learn more at http://jill2016.com

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