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Politics and World News

Regional, World War Possible As Israel Continues To Provoke Full Scale Confrontation With Syria

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com The war in Syria is heating up yet again with signs that the conflict may soon be about to take greater international dimensions. This is all due to greater Israeli participation and aggression in Syria … Continue reading

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Donbass, East Ukraine On Its Way To Becoming Own Country By Default

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com After having fallen prey to Western machinations of destabilization and civil war, it is apparent that there may now be irreparable differences between the East and West portions of Ukraine. With the East of Ukraine … Continue reading

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Prominent U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union: “The Whole Brou-Ha-Ha Over Contacts with Russian Diplomats Has Taken On All The Earmarks of a Witch Hunt … That is the Attitude of a Police State”

By Jack Matlock, the 4-year U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1987-1991, at the time that the USSR fell.   Before that, Matlock served as the Director of Soviet Affairs in the State Department, the U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, and … Continue reading

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Credibility of Cyber Firm that Claimed Russia Hacked the DNC Comes Under Serious Question

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Before I get to the meat of this post, we need to revisit a little history. The cyber security firm hired to inspect the DNC hack and determine who was responsible is a … Continue reading

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NOW Can We Admit the War On Terror Has Failed?

In the wake of the terror attacks in England, France, Germany and elsewhere, can we finally admit that the war on terror is an utter and complete failure? 10 Ways to Reduce Terrorism So if the war on terror has … Continue reading

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Do Wars Help or HURT the Economy?

Does Defense Spending Stimulate the Economy and Create Jobs … Or Is It BAD for the Economy? Preface: Trump wants to drastically increase military spending.  At the same time, France, China, Japan and other countries are ramping up their military … Continue reading

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Largest Hunger Crisis since Creation of UN Underway as US Hoards Food to Feed Harmful Addiction

The UN notes the world is “facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the UN … more than 20 million people across four countries face starvation and famine. Without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve … Continue reading

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The Missing Logic of Russia-gate

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). As Rep. Adam Schiff tries out for the lead role … Continue reading

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Stealing from the Citizenry: How Government Goons Use Civil Asset Forfeiture to Rob Us Blind

By civil rights lawyer John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “Civil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on private property rights in the nation today. Under civil forfeiture, police and prosecutors can seize your car or other property, … Continue reading

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UN Report on Mass Surveillance: “Trying To Appear Tough On Security By Legitimising Largely Useless, Hugely Expensive And Totally Disproportionate Measures Which Are Intrusive On So Many People’s Privacy”

A White House panel has previously slammed the NSA, and said that mass spying is unnecessary. Now, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy notes in a new report (with our comments) Deeply concerning … the status … Continue reading

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NYT’s ‘Tinfoil Hat’ Conspiracy Theory

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). There are real reasons to worry about President Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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Did The U.S. Really Bomb A Mosque In Syria? Many Factors At Play In Latest Reports

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com If new reports are accurate, the Trump administration is now doing all it can to not only continue Obama’s war crimes in Syria but apparently to do so in the most visible fashion possible. Only … Continue reading

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Syria Shoots Down Israeli Plane After Israel Launches Air Operation In Support Of ISIS

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com Only a week away from a number of Israeli officials making statements suggesting the buildup to a war with Hezbollah, the Israeli Air Force once again launched airstrikes in Syria, alleging that the strikes were … Continue reading

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STEVE EISMAN: SMART, LUCKY, ABRASIVE & NOW ONE OF THEM

I loved Michael Lewis’ book – The Big Short – about the 2008 Wall Street created global financial catastrophe, that is still impacting the little guys on Main Street eight years after it was supposedly resolved by Paulson, Bernanke and … Continue reading

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Sanders Would Have Won

We repeatedly argued that Sanders would have won the presidential election if Democratic insiders hadn’t sabotaged his campaign (oops). Indeed, Sanders has consistently polled as the most popular politician in America. Recent polls tend to back this up, showing Sanders’ … Continue reading

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Passing The Baton: Trump Takes Over In The Race For Raqqa

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com The U.S. military has finally created its plan for “defeating ISIS” in Syria as ordered by President Trump earlier this year. Unfortunately, that plan is virtually a carbon copy of Obama’s plans to start World … Continue reading

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First Footage Of Suicide Bombs In Damascus; West, GCC Trying To Send A Message To Syria Ahead Of Peace Talks

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com As terrorists in Syria celebrated their six year anniversary of being pawns of the West, GCC, and Israel, the celebration was apparently capped off with suicide bombings throughout Damascus, including a court house where Syrians … Continue reading

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Murky Picture of Death Figures begins to Emerge from US/Iraqi Mosul Siege

A prominent Iraqi Sunni politician, Khamis Khanjar, who is in touch with civilians on the ground in the ISIS stronghold of Mosul, which is being bombarded by US airstrikes and US-trained Iraqi ground forces, told Washington this week that …a … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Works For Wall Street, Not Russia

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The evidence is overwhelming and indisputable at this point. Donald Trump is a phony, who has given his administration over to Wall Street crooks even more enthusiastically than his predecessors, and his … Continue reading

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The Same Frequencies Used for Pain-Inflicting Crowd Control Weapons Form the Foundation of the Network that Will Tie Together More Than 50 Billion Devices As Part of the Internet of Things

We previously noted that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a scam … being pushed so that Big Brother can spy on us. Believe it or not, IoT may also pose health and safety risks. Devra Lee Davis – Founding … Continue reading

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UN Commission: States have a “Duty Not to Aid or Assist” Israeli “Apartheid Regime”

A UN commission has found “overwhelming evidence” that Israel is an “apartheid regime” which uses force and violence to “oppresses” and “dominate” the Palestinian people as a whole for purposes of “racial” and “demographic engineering”.  (Likewise, in 2009, “a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Oxford Study: The More Plants and Fewer Animal Products we Consume, the Greater the Health, Economic, and Emissions Benefits

Health benefits: Moving to diets with fewer animal-sourced foods would have major health benefits (Fig. 1A). Compared with the reference scenario, we project that adoption of global dietary guidelines (HGD) would result in 5.1 million avoided deaths per year [95% … Continue reading

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The Whole POINT of the Internet of Things Is So Big Brother Can Spy On You

No One Wants the Internet of Things … No one wants the Internet of Things (IoT). The Washington Post noted in 2014: No one really wants a “smart” washing machine …. *** If you’re wondering who would want to buy … Continue reading

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Why Trump’s Syria ‘Surge’ Will Fail

By Dr. Ron Paul, 12-term U.S. Congressman and former presidential candidate, Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. Last week President Trump significantly escalated the US military presence in Syria, sending some 400 Marines to the ISIS-controlled Raqqa, and several … Continue reading

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President Trump: Beware Of Saudi Snake Oil That Fuels Terror

By Kristen Breitweiser, one of the four 9/11 widows – known as the “Jersey Girls” – instrumental in forcing the government to form the 9/11 Commission to investigate the 2001 attacks. Follow Kristen Breitweiser on Twitter: www.twitter.com/kdbreitweiser. Dear President Trump, … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks Release Confirms What “Conspiracy Theorists” Have Known For Years

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post  The recent Wikileaks release is promising to be a much bigger bombshell than anything Edward Snowden ever released. Unlike Snowden, however, the corporate press in the West is not devoting 24/7 coverage with all the bells … Continue reading

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Canadian Journalist Eva Bartlett Exposes Mainstream Media Outlets For Reporting Falsehoods, Misinformation In Their Stories

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post Ever since having utterly destroyed a smug mainstream journalist at a UN Summit over corporate media’s claims that they had sources inside East Aleppo, hospital bombings, and other “atrocities” committed by the Assad government, Eva Bartlett … Continue reading

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Turkish Military, FSA, Terrorists Capture, Mistreat Syrian Soldiers – Signs Of Coming Turkey-Syria Confrontation?

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post As Turkey marches forward in its plan to establish “Buffer zones” in Syria, the nature of the Turkish-backed forces and the real purpose of the Turkish invasion are becoming more and more clear for all to … Continue reading

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The Banking Secret that Neither Economists Nor Laypeople Know … Which Makes the Fatcats Richer, While Destroying the Real Economy

Private Banks – Not the Government or Central Banks – Create 97 Percent of All Money Who creates money? Most people assume that money is created by governments … or perhaps central banks. In reality – as noted by the … Continue reading

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CIA Stresses Loyalty to the AGENCY Over Loyalty to the Constitution

Government employees swear an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution. Intelligence workers are no different … And yet former CIA counterterrorism officer and former senior investigator with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee John Kiriakou writes: One of the things … Continue reading

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A Flawed UN Investigation on Syria

By Gareth Porter,  an investigative historian and journalist specializing in U.S. national security policy, who received the UK-based Gellhorn Prize for journalism for 2011 for articles on the U.S. war in Afghanistan. His latest book is Manufactured Crisis: The Untold … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON? (PART THREE)

In Part One and Part Two of this article I revealed how the Deep State’s fake data and fake news propaganda machine can be overcome by opening your eyes, observing reality, understanding how Fed created inflation has destroyed our lives, … Continue reading

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16 Year Congressman: CIA Leak Shows We’re “Sliding Down the Slippery Slope Toward Totalitarianism, Where Private Lives Do Not Exist”

16-year congressman Dennis Kucinich writes: That the CIA has reached into the lives of all Americans through its wholesale gathering of the nation’s “haystack” of information has already been reported. It is bad enough that the government spies on its … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON? (PART TWO)

In Part One of this article I exposed the establishment narrative of a strong economy as rubbish by providing hard data regarding imploding gasoline usage, failing bricks and mortar retailers and plunging restaurant sales. “Inflation may indeed bring benefits for … Continue reading

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The President Who Created the CIA Came to Regret It … Said the CIA Was a “Government All Its Own” Which Was Destroying Democracy … “Something the Founding Fathers Didn’t Have In Mind”

President Truman created the CIA. He explained that it was solely an attempt to consolidate intelligence from many different intelligence agencies (page 285): I needed … the President needed at that time a central organization that would bring all the … Continue reading

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We Warned the American People about Naked Surveillance, but No One Listened

By Kirk Wiebe,  a 32-year NSA veteran and senior analyst, who received the Director CIA’s Meritorious Unit Award and the NSA’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award. Kirk Wiebe I’m from a small town in Indiana, where we often passed on knowledge … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON?

“The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.” – H.L. Mencken “The older I get the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do.”– Andrew … Continue reading

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CIA Documents Reveal Agency Spying On Us Through Our Computers, Phones and TVs

We’ve previously documented that the government is spying on us through our computers, phones, cars, buses, streetlights, at airports and on the street, via mobile scanners and drones, through our credit cards and smart meters, televisions, dolls, and in many … Continue reading

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Leaked CIA Documents Show Government Intentionally Creates Digital Vulnerabilities, then Intentionally Leaves Them Open … Leaving Us Exposed and Insecure

We’ve previously documented that U.S. intelligence agencies are opening us up to hackers, malware and spying by bad guys. Specifically, American spy agencies have intentionally weakened digital security for many decades. This breaks the functionality of our computers and of the … Continue reading

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The Ever-Growing List of ADMITTED False Flag Attacks

Painting by Anthony Freda Presidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police ADMIT to False Flag Terror In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack (or seriously proposed an attack) admit to it, either … Continue reading

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Leaked CIA Document: CIA Uses “False Flag” Cyberattacks to Blame Russian Hackers

We’ve previously documented that it is child’s play to frame Russian hackers for attacks carried out by others. Today, Wikileaks released leaked CIA documents showing that this is a routine activity of the CIA: CIA steals other groups virus and … Continue reading

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The Democratic Party is Facing a Demographic Crisis

Will voters of the future swing left or right? Cropped from joebeone/flickr, CC BY Musa al-Gharbi, Columbia University In 2008, Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama outperformed his predecessors John Kerry and Al Gore with virtually every single demographic group, handily … Continue reading

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The Government Is Still the Enemy of Freedom

By constitutional lawyer John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “Rights aren’t rights if someone can take them away. They’re privileges. That’s all we’ve ever had in this country, is a bill of temporary privileges. And if you read the news even … Continue reading

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The Politics Behind ‘Russia-gate’

By Robert Parry, the investigative reporter who broke many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). There may be a turn-about-is-fair-play element to Democrats parsing … Continue reading

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Ihre Papiere, Bitte! (Your Papers, Please): Are We Being Set Up for a National ID System?

By constitutional lawyer John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “The triumph of the S.S. demands that the tortured victim allow himself to be led to the noose without protesting, that he renounce and abandon himself to the point of ceasing to … Continue reading

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Business Owners Who Employ Illegal Aliens Should Be Arrested

Alcatraz Prison by miss_millions CC 2.0 They should be jailed, denied bail due to the severity of the crime, and tried under the Patriot Act and other federal code for supporting whatever heinous crimes Trump and company blame on undocumented … Continue reading

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Top NSA Whistleblower: Intelligence Agencies DID Spy On Trump

Trump claims that the Obama administration bugged Trump Tower before the election. Sound nutty? Perhaps … but former Attorney General Michael Mukasey said that Trump is probably right that Trump Tower was bugged (by the Justice Department, not Obama personally). … Continue reading

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The First U.S. President Ever to Try to Topple His Successor?

The Daily Mail claims: Barack Obama is turning his new home in the posh Kalorama section of the nation’s capital – just two miles away from the White House – into the nerve center of the mounting insurgency against his … Continue reading

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1983 CIA Document Reveals Plan To Destroy Syria, Foreshadows Current Crisis

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post BrandonTurbeville.com As the Syrian crisis enters its sixth year, the Donald Trump administration is looking more and more like the Obama administration every day. With the Trump regime refusing to open useful dialogue with Russia regarding … Continue reading

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Harris County, Texas, Houston To Stop Prosecuting Pot Cases

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze As the Federal Government shows no signs of letting up on its ridiculous War on Drugs, Americans are starting to revolt at the local level even through local government officials. For instance, a recent announcement by … Continue reading

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