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Top Experts Agree: Ebola Can Spread Via Aerosols

It’s Insane that Frontline Healthcare Workers Still Aren’t Wearing Respirators WND reports: A U.S. government agency has warned preliminary data shows Ebola is aerostable, meaning it can survive in the air and potentially be transmitted via airborne means. The document … Continue reading

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Japan Reacts to Worsening Fukushima Disaster By … Reopening Nuclear Plant Next to Active Volcano Which Is About to Blow

D’oh! Scientists warned that an earthquake could take out Fukushima. The Japanese ignored the warning … and even tore down the natural seawall which protected Fukushima from tidal waves. Fukushima is getting worse.  And see this and this. Have the … Continue reading

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What’s Behind Lower Gas-Prices and the Bombings of Syria and of Southeastern Ukraine

  Obama Represents U.S. & Arabic Aristocracies, Against Those of Russia & Iran. Eric Zuesse   INTRODUCTION: Why is the Ukrainian Government, which the U.S. supports, bombing the pro-Russian residents who live in Ukraine’s own southeast? Why is the American … Continue reading

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15 Signs That We Live During A Time Of Rampant Government Paranoia

By Michael Snyder. How does it feel to live under a government that is getting even more paranoid with each passing day?  Yes, we live in a world that is becoming increasingly unstable, but that is no excuse for how … Continue reading

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Why the Heroes at Doctors Without Borders Are Catching Ebola

They’re Not Wearing Respirators Doctors Without Borders is the group of heroic doctors on the ground treating Ebola patients in West Africa. (They do a lot of other great work all over the world during wars, natural disasters and other … Continue reading

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Big Bankster Running for Governor of California

Investment Banker and Head of Bank Bailouts This guy is running for Governor of California: Looks crazy, doesn’t he?  Who is he? He was the head of the big bank bailout program (known as Tarp) which most Americans strongly opposed.  … Continue reading

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Ebola Virus Is More Likely to Spread through Aerosols – and Survive Longer – When It’s Cold

What Will Happen to Ebola When Winter Hits? A British government defense lab finds that Ebola can last up to 50 days in the cold. The Daily Mail reports: The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) found that the … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine: People Without Symptoms Or Fever May Still Spread Ebola

Is “Conventional Wisdom” All Wrong? A study in the prestigious journal Lancet published in 2000 found that some people can carry Ebola without showing any symptoms. The largest study on the current Ebola outbreak – sponsored by the World Health … Continue reading

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CDC Says Ebola Droplets Can Only Travel 3 Feet … But MIT Research Shows Sneezes Can Travel Up to 20 Feet

Checking the CDC’s Math This week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) admitted that Ebola can travel through the air in aerosols, but claims that it can never go more than 3 feet. Let’s check their math … CDC (like … Continue reading

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“FBI Wiretapped Left-Wing Journalist Who Wrote Critical Stories About Nazis In America, Internal Records Show. Mr. Hoover Declared the Journalist … a Potential Threat to National Security”

U.S. Government Treats Reporters and Whistleblowers as Terrorists Yesterday, the New York Times reported: In 1968, Mr. Hoover authorized the F.B.I. to wiretap a left-wing journalist who wrote critical stories about Nazis in America, internal records show. Mr. Hoover declared … Continue reading

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CDC Finally Admits that Ebola Can Float through the Air … 3 Feet

Frontline Healthcare Workers Must Protect Themselves from Aerosol Transmission of Ebola We’ve noted for some time that Ebola can be spread by aerosols to frontline healthcare workers. The CDC is finally admitting this fact. The CDC put out a new … Continue reading

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Why Do Banks Want Our Deposits? Hint: It’s Not to Make Loans

By Ellen Brown. Many authorities have said it: banks do not lend their deposits. They create the money they lend on their books. Robert B. Anderson, Treasury Secretary under Eisenhower, said it in 1959: When a bank makes a loan, … Continue reading

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Bioweapons Expert Reaffirms Belief that Ebola Escaped from a Biowarfare Lab

Does DNA Sequencing Show that Ebola Is Naturally-Occurring? In response to bioweapons expert’s Dr. Francis Boyle’s conviction that this strain of Ebola escaped from a biowarfare laboratory in West Africa,  Empty Wheel’s Jim White argues that DNA sequencing shows that … Continue reading

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Who is Pope Francis I?

We noted yesterday that the Pope has become an ally in the fight against Wall Street corruption, saying that “Corruption is a greater evil than sin“. But as Michel Chossudovsky reminds us, the Pope himself has a dark background. This … Continue reading

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Obama Calls for Pause In Offensive Bioweapons Research

Accidents at Germ Labs Have Occurred Worldwide Nations such as Russia, South Africa and the U.S. have long conducted research into how to make deadly germs even more deadly. And accidents at these research facilities have caused germs to escape, … Continue reading

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Ukriane’s Civil War Is Restarting: a Good Site for Following It

Ukrainian Government is said to have air-dropped leaflets: “leave or die.” Introductory note by Eric Zuesse: Below is from a recent day’s report by the Belarusian (or “Byelorussian”) management-consulting firm Geopolitics, a site which often posts the most-penetrating daily reports … Continue reading

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Top Ebola Scientists: Ebola More Likely to be Spread by Aerosol In Cold, Dry Conditions than In Hot, Humid Africa

Army’s Infectious Disease Research Unit and Discoverer of Ebola Strain Agree We’ve repeatedly warned that this strain of Ebola might be spread by aerosols. But there is a fascinating and terrifying wrinkle to this … You might assume that hot, … Continue reading

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Colloidal Silver: Natural Treatment for Ebola?

In the News: Silver and Ebola There is a tremendous buzz about silver and Ebola … For example, a Google search for silver and Ebola turns up 25 million hits.   And the FDA sent a cease and desist letter to … Continue reading

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The Pope: “Corruption Is a Greater Evil than Sin”

Modern interpretation of Christ driving the money changers from the temple by Anthony Freda/Daniel Zollinger “More than Forgiven, This Evil Must Be CURED” Preface: If you are an atheist (or adherent of another faith) and believe that the Catholic faith … Continue reading

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Obama Is “Handling” Ebola … with P.R.

More Interested In Optics than Solutions Obama didn’t appoint an infectious disease expert – or even someone with any healthcare experience – as Ebola czar.  He appointed a lobbyist and PR flack. American healthcare workers caught Ebola because hospitals are … Continue reading

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Huffington Post: In the War Between the CIA and Senate Democrats, Everybody Won Except the Public

Eric Zuesse Ryan Grim and Ali Watkins of Huffington Post headlined in an October 23rd news story, “Senate-CIA Dispute Unsettled As Final Investigation Into Torture Report Ends,” and they reported that the investigation by the Senate Intelligence Committee, concerning records that the … Continue reading

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The Rape of Democracy

Eric Zuesse On the one side are Republicans, who resent taxes and self-identify with rich people who say that government is basically a huge waste of money and only private business is efficient and productive. On the other side are … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Was Ebola Accidentally Released from a Bioweapons Lab In West Africa?

Accidents at Germ Labs Have Occurred Worldwide Nations such as Russia, South Africa and the U.S. have long conducted research into how to make deadly germs even more deadly. And accidents at these research facilities have caused germs to escape, … Continue reading

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List of the World’s Richest Countries; America’s Special Role in It

Eric Zuesse The world’s richest countries are the ones where the median wealth per person is the highest. This system ranks nations truly according to the most-representative person in each given nation — the person who is in the exact … Continue reading

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Pew Finds: Conservatives Get Their News from Fox; Liberals Get Theirs Everywhere

Eric Zuesse Pew headlined on October 21st, “Political Polarization & Media Habits,” and reported “Striking Differences Between Liberals and Conservatives,” such as that Fox News Channel dominates as the news-source among conservatives, but that no news-source dominates among liberals. 47% of “Consistent … Continue reading

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D.C. Is America’s Most Expensive City, Because It’s Where the Pig Trough Is Located

People Will Pay a LOT of Money to Live Near the Money Spigot We noted in 2011 that Washington, D.C. is like a separate country.  Specifically, the sausage-makers engaging in pork-barrel politics and the lobbyists feeding at the trough are … Continue reading

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Germany’s Merkel Agrees with ‘Angry’ Slovak Leader that Ukraine Bums EU to Pay for Russian Gas

But Merkel says EU taxpayers will have to subsidize Ukraine. Eric Zuesse On October 21st, the German Economic News  headlined (as translated), “Merkel: EU Taxpayers Should Finance Debt of Ukraine,” and reported that, “Angela Merkel visited [Slovakia's Prime Minister] Robert Fico … Continue reading

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13% of Ebola Victims In West Africa Never Had a Fever

Some Ebola Patients Never Show a Fever We’ve repeatedly pointed out that testing for temperature is NOT a bullet-proof way to screen for Ebola. The Los Angeles Times reported last week: The largest study of the current outbreak found that … Continue reading

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CIA Warned Obama that Funding Rebels Doesn’t Work … But Obama Decided to Fund Syrian Rebels ANYWAY For Cynical Political Gain

Painting by Anthony Freda. Obama Knew Arming Rebels Was Useless,  But Did It Anyway We’ve pointed out for years that arming the Syrian and Libyan rebels to topple leaders we don’t like is a really stupid idea. It turns out … Continue reading

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A Promising Ebola Treatment

This Substance Can Break Down Ebola’s Protective Shell … So Our Immune System Can Kill It One off the most important substances our bodies produce to fight disease is a type of protein called a “mannose-binding lectin”. As the Journal … Continue reading

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If Republicans Win Control of the Senate in November, Nuclear War with Russia Will Be More Likely. Here’s Why.

Eric Zuesse Senate Bill S. 2277 is sponsored by 26 Republicans and no Democrats, and it would give President Obama the virtually unlimited authority to take U.S. to war against Russia in defense of the Ukrainian Government that Obama’s February 2014 coup … Continue reading

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Public Health Expert Explains How to Prevent a Panic About Ebola: Tell the Truth!

Happy Talk Does NOT Reassure the Public … It Only Makes Things WORSE The head of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota – Dr. Michael Osterholm – is one of the world’s top … Continue reading

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Top Ebola Experts: This Strain Is Much Worse Than We’ve Ever Seen Before (Video)

A More Dangerous Strain The head of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota – Dr. Michael Osterholm – is a prominent public health scientist and a nationally recognized biosecurity expert. Dr. Osterholm just … Continue reading

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Americans Are Much More Concerned about Ebola than Terrorists or War

ISIS, Terrorism and War Have Been Upstaged By Ebola This chart from Google Trends shows that Americans are much more concerned about Ebola than ISIS or any other terrorists (Ebola is the graph in blue): Americans are so concerned about … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Back At Fukushima …

Even With Ebola, ISIS, Ukraine and Wild Stock Market Swings … Fukushima Still Ranks As Imporant World News Nothing has been fixed at Fukushima. After typhoon Phanfone dumped a bunch of water on Fukushima earlier this month, radioactive tritium levels … Continue reading

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CDC Now Admits You CAN Get Ebola On a Plane Or Bus

Contradicts Previous Government Statements The government has claimed that you can’t catch Ebola sitting on a bus with an Ebola carrier: However, the CDC now admits that you can … As Huffington Post notes today, after Dallas nurse Amber Vinson … Continue reading

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Obama Misrepresents the Russian Economy

Eric Zuesse A report posted October 15th at Russia Insider (a Russian website), headlined “Russian Industry Expands Rapidly In September, Hammers Expectations: Fastest growth since 2012. Manufacturing up 3.6%. Food production shows double digit growth.” This contradicts many reports in U.S. media, … Continue reading

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Politicians Try to Make Ebola a Partisan Issue for the Upcoming Election … But BOTH Parties Dropped the Ball

Both Parties Are Responsible The Dallas Morning News notes: The political blame game over the deadly Ebola virus is in full swing just weeks before the November elections — with each side ignoring the facts. In reality, both sides have … Continue reading

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U.S. Response to Ebola: We Don’t Have the “Strongest” Medical System In the World … Only the Most EXPENSIVE

U.S. Healthcare Executives Are Talking Their Book U.S. medical officials have repeatedly said – almost like a mantra – that Ebola can’t possibly effect our country because we have the “strongest” and “best” medical system in the world. Were they … Continue reading

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The Head of the CDC Was Behind the Big Gulp Soda Ban In New York

“Hey Bloomberg, here’s a big gulp of…..FREEDOM” by Anthony Freda Bloomberg the Nanny, by William Banzai Libertarians were outraged by New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s “Big Gulp” ban (which a state court ultimately struck down). They slammed it as a … Continue reading

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CDC AUTHORIZED EBOLA AIRLINE FLIGHT

Staggering Negligence The Centers for Disease Control said that the second nurse to catch Ebola at the Dallas hospital shouldn’t have flown commercially. But as CBS News reports,  CDC itself authorized her flight in advance: In the case of Amber … Continue reading

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World Health Organization Forced to Admit that Ebola Might Be Spread to Healthcare Workers through Coughing and Sneezing

CDC and WHO Admit Frontline Healthcare Workers Might be Exposed Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control were forced to admit that Ebola could be spread through coughing or sneezing in a cramped healthcare setting. The World Health Organization … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Military Leaders are Worried About Ebola

In Contrast to Civilian Leaders, the Military Is Expressing Real Concern The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff – the American top military leader – told CNN today: “If you bring two doctors who happen to have that specialty … Continue reading

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Can We Admit That Economic Policy Has Failed Yet?

Government Economic Policy Has Been As Bad As Its Policy Towards ISIS or Ebola What’s causing the market to tank? Lets turn back the clock a couple of days, when the head of the International Monetary Fund said that there … Continue reading

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The Globalization of War

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, who publishes Global Research. The world is at the crossroads of the most serious crisis in modern history. The U.S. and its NATO allies have embarked on a military adventure, “a long war”, which threatens the … Continue reading

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New Evidence Links CIA to APA’s “War on Terror” Ethics

By Dr. Roy Eidelson and Dr. Trudy Bond. “The position of the American Psychological Association is clear and unequivocal: For more than 25 years, the association has absolutely condemned any psychologist participation in torture.” – Statement by the APA, November … Continue reading

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12 Charts That Show The Permanent Damage That Has Been Done To The US Economy

By Michael Snyder. Most people that discuss the “economic collapse” focus on what is coming in the future.  And without a doubt, we are on the verge of some incredibly hard times.  But what often gets neglected is the immense … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Bank Admits Again That It Is NOT a Federal Agency

No More Federal than Federal Express As we’ve reported for over 4 years, the Federal Reserve banks are private, not government agencies. Indeed, the government admitted 86 years ago that the Fed banks are private. And the Fed has repeatedly … Continue reading

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Pervasive Lying in U.S. & UK ‘News’ Media

Why are these questions being asked on Russian TV, but not on U.S. TV? Eric Zuesse The lying is intentional, and it is systematic; but it is so on only the most important news-topics, the ones that affect the nation’s … Continue reading

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UK and Sweden Vote to Recognize Palestinian State

They Join 134 Nations Which Recognize Palestine Earlier this month, Sweden decided to recognize the Palestinian state. Today, the UK voted to recognize the Palestinian state.  The vote is symbolic, intended to encourage a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian crisis. … Continue reading

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Building an Ark: How to Protect Public Revenues From the Next Meltdown

By Ellen Brown. Concerns are growing that we are heading for another banking crisis, one that could be far worse than in 2008.  But this time, there will be no government bailouts. Instead, per the Dodd-Frank Act, bankrupt banks will … Continue reading

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The U.S. and UK Are Partly Responsible for the Rwanda Massacre

As the following BBC documentary shows, what really happened in Rwanda is much different from what we’ve been told: Rwanda’s Untold Story Documentary from RDI-Rwanda Rwiza on Vimeo.  Note: Global Research has been on this story for a long time.

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Doctors Nationwide Slam CDC Handling of Ebola

Infectious Disease Experts, Safety Experts, Doctors and Nurses All Say the CDC Has Been Messing Up the Ebola Response Healthcare experts throughout the U.S. are strongly criticizing the Centers for Disease Control for its handling of Ebola. For example: Infectious … Continue reading

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Rule from the Shadows: The Psychology of Power

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Hypocrisy: CDC Tells Healthcare Workers They Don’t Need Respirators … But When CDC Personnel Visit Ebola Patients, They Wear Respirators

CDC’s Double-Standard Regarding Ebola CNN notes that CDC tells healthcare workers that they only need goggles and a cloth face mask when treating Ebola carriers … but CDC personnel themselves wear full respirators and hazardous materials suits when visiting the … Continue reading

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How America Changed from Being the World’s Leading Democratic Nation under FDR, to Being the World’s Leading Nazi Nation under Obama

Eric Zuesse America has changed fundamentally since — and away from — the values that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt represented both in his words, and in his actions (that’s to say, in his actual decisions, his choices, as the U.S. President). … Continue reading

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Privacy Matters

Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com You may think you have nothing to hide, but you’re breaking the law several times every day without even knowing it. Spying is meant to crush dissent and consolidate power … not stop terrorism. Glenn … Continue reading

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West African Countries Should Give People a REAL Ebola Test Before Allowing Them to Fly to the West

30-Minute Test A majority of Americans support banning all flights to the United States from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak. Screening people at West African airports with a thermometer can’t work, and is just for show. But Japanese scientists have … Continue reading

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Dallas Nurse Caught Ebola Because CDC Protocols Are Inadequate

Building Safer Protocols Isn’t Rocket Science … It’s Just Common Sense A nurse in Dallas has caught Ebola even though she was wearing full protective gear. The Centers for Disease Control says she must have broken protocol, or else she … Continue reading

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June 2001 Bioterror Exercise Foreshadowed 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

Coincidence … Or Something More? On June 22-23, 2001 – some 3 months before 9/11, and 4 months before the Anthrax attacks – the U.S. military held a senior-level war game at Andrews Air Force Base called Dark Winter. The … Continue reading

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The Source of Obama’s Foreign Policies

By Andrew Korybko (USA), Oriental Review. Introduction: A global shift in US strategy is currently underway, with America transitioning from the ‘world policeman’ to the Lead From Behind mastermind. This fundamental shift essentially entails the US moving from a majority … Continue reading

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The Coming Revolution: Evolutionary Leap or Descent Into Chaos and Violence?

By David DeGraw.  DeGraw was one of the main organizers of Occupy Wall Street. This is Part 3 in a series of adapted excerpts from my new book, The Economics of Revolution. You can read Part 1 here and Part … Continue reading

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What Obama’s Ukrainian Stooges Did

Eric Zuesse Here are highlights from a one-hour-and-thirty-seven-minute video documenting the ethnic cleansing or attempted genocide against the residents in southeast Ukraine, the Ukrainian area that had voted overwhelmingly for the man whom Obama overthrew on February 22nd. If the voters in that region were … Continue reading

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U.S. Officials: Ebola Could Spread through Open Southern Border

Open-Border Policy May Spread Ebola Preface: We understand that Honduran children are fleeing death squads, and that the U.S. is at least partly responsible.  But even for those who are for an open immigration policy – and are not worried … Continue reading

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Why Screening for Ebola By Taking Temperature CAN’T Work

Screening With a Thermometer Is Guaranteed to Fail … The Los Angeles Times explains why trying to screen Ebola victims by taking their temperature won’t work: A person could pass body temperature checks performed at the airports by taking ibuprofen … Continue reading

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The Answer On Ebola Travel Restrictions: Ban Commercial Flights, Allow Medical and Aid Flights to Continue, and Quarantine Workers Before They Return

Why Aren’t We Doing THAT? NBC News reports: A majority of Americans support banning all flights to the United States from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak, an exclusive NBC News online survey reveals. A Petition to the White House requests: … Continue reading

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The Pillars of American Thinking – The “Father of the Constitution” and the “Father of Free Market Capitalism” – Both Warned Against Warmongers … 200 Hundred Years Ago

Warmongers Are Anti-American Adam Smith – the father of free market capitalism – wrote a scathing critique on warmongers in the Wealth of Nations 235 years ago: In great empires the people who live in the capital, and in the … Continue reading

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Biden Speech Loaded w. Lies About Ukraine

The Ukrainian Portion of V.P. Biden’s Harvard Kennedy-School Address, Oct. 3rd Eric Zuesse [INTRODUCTORY NOTE: Almost everything that our Vice President said about Ukraine and Russia, in this speech he delivered at Harvard on October 3rd, is a lie or … Continue reading

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Gallup: Republicans Are Likely to Win Congress Next Month

Eric Zuesse On October 8th, Gallup issued three polls that present next month’s elections as a likely bloodbath for congressional Democrats. One  bannered “Voter Engagement Lower Than in 2010 and 2006 Midterms,” and reported that by a whopping 19%, Republicans felt more … Continue reading

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It’s Official: China Dethrones America As Largest Economy

Under One Test We reported in April 2012 that leading Chinese economic analyst (and American ex-pat) professor Michael Pettis argued in 2011 that China’s GDP might already higher than America’s in terms of purchasing power parity. And we noted that … Continue reading

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The West Is Partly Responsible for the Ebola Crisis In Africa

The U.S. Backed the Dictators Whose Rampant War Crimes Destroyed their Healthcare System Everyone’s seen the stories … Ebola has become an epidemic in Liberia and Sierra Leone because those West African countries don’t have the resources to cope with … Continue reading

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CDC Forced to Admit that Ebola Might Be Spread to Healthcare Workers through Coughing and Sneezing

“I’m Not Going To Sit Here And Say That If A Person Who [Has Ebola] Were To Sneeze Or Cough Right In The Face Of Somebody Who Wasn’t Protected, That We Wouldn’t Have A Transmission” Scientists have said for some … Continue reading

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Leading German Journalist Admits CIA ‘Bribed’ Him and Other Leaders of the Western ‘Press’

Eric Zuesse Udo Ulfkotte, a former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (which is one of Germany’s largest newspapers), has decided to go public about the corruption of himself and the rest of the Western ‘news’ media, because he finds that this corruption … Continue reading

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Ebola Test Gives False Negatives

Why It’s Important to Do Multiple Tests On Suspected Ebola Victims Before Releasing Them Newsweek notes: On July 15, Omeonga’s boss walked into his office at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia full of worry. The hospital director told … Continue reading

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New York Times: Some May Carry Ebola Without Showing Any Symptoms

Is the “Conventional Wisdom” All Wrong? The New York Times reported in 2000: The Ebola virus, which has caused deaths from high fever and bleeding in African outbreaks, can also infect without producing illness, according to a new finding by … Continue reading

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Civil Forfeiture in America

Must-watch: Background here and here.

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The Shocking Truth: The U.S. Medical System Is Woefully Unprepared for Ebola

We Need to Stop Pretending We’re Prepared … and Actually Get Prepared Government spokesmen and mainstream talking heads keep saying that Ebola is no threat to the U.S., because our medical system is thoroughly prepared. However, Reuters notes that American … Continue reading

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U.S. Alliance with FSA and ISIL in Six Photographs

by Rick Sterling The following six photographs confirm that a favorite “moderate rebel” leader, Abdel Jabbar al-Okaidi, is allied with ISIL. The first photograph is from Spring 2013 and shows Okaidi with the American who has been the principal coordinator … Continue reading

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Dallas: Workers Spray Ebola Patients’ Vomit Off of Sidewalk with Pressure Washer and No Protective Clothing (Photos and Video)

Carelessness May Lead to Spread of Disease Ebola carrier Thomas Eric Duncan – the guy who brought Ebola to Dallas – vomited outside his apartment building. A WFAA TV Dallas/Fort Worth Channel 8 news chopper took the following photograph showing … Continue reading

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Gallup Poll Finds Business Majors Graduate to the Worst Careers

An Important Finding to Guide Students in Choosing Their Career-Paths Eric Zuesse In what many people might consider to be a shocking finding, the Gallup Poll reported, on Thursday, October 2nd, that America’s college and university graduates with “Business” degrees (including … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Separatists Urge Immediate World Attention to Block a Mass-Execution by Ukraine

Eric Zuesse   The pro-Russian website, https://vk.com/wall-74692511_15456, issued yesterday the following bulletin, which has just now been confirmed as authentic, by the southeastern-Ukrainian democratic leader Oleg Tsarev; so it’s passed on: — Citizens’ Union of Ukraine —  WARNING !!!  Please Immediately … Continue reading

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Top Doctors: Ebola May Become Airborne … And May ALREADY Be Transmissible Via Aerosols

We CAN Stop the Ebola Epidemic … But ONLY If We Understand How It’s Spread Michael T. Osterholm – director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota – wrote in the New York … Continue reading

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Why Is the U.S. Government Dictatorial Towards Dissenters … But Welcoming Ebola Carriers With Open Arms?

Will Obama be the Commander-In-Chief Who Lets Ebola Infect America? 3 Supreme Court justices, 2 top level NSA executives, numerous Democratic and Republican Congress members and other top American officials have said that we’re basically in a police state Obama … Continue reading

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Why Obama Lost His War in Ukraine

Eric Zuesse When President Obama took control of Ukraine in February 2014, via a coup d’etat against the democratically elected President, rather than by an outright invasion of U.S. troops, the new Government that he imposed in Kiev was democratically very … Continue reading

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Most Prestigious Financial Agencies Say Global Economy Is In Real Trouble

Bad Government Policy Has Made It Likely We’ll Have a New Financial Crisis The head of the world’s most prestigious financial body, the “Central Banks’ Central Bank” – The Bank for International Settlements – said recently the global financial system … Continue reading

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ISIS Has “More In Common With Mao’s Red Guards or the Khmer Rouge Than It Does With the Muslim Empires of Antiquity”

Top Muslim Leaders Worldwide Say ISIS Is Not Really Islamic ABC News’ Laura Ingraham, Fox News’ Sean Hannity, Fox & Friends and other U.S. media commentators say that Muslims are silent and complicit in the barbarian crimes of ISIS. Fox … Continue reading

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China Accuses U.S. of Fomenting Hong Kong Unrest

Has the U.S. Egged On the Protests? The mass demonstrations in Hong Kong are dramatic, indeed. And given that Hong Kong has long enjoyed a more liberal existence under British rule, protests against a more authoritarian Chinese government (at least … Continue reading

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Putin’s Possible Successor Explains Russia’s Military & Economic Plans

Eric Zuesse http://vineyardsaker.blogspot.ru/2014/09/dmitri-rogozin-interviewed-by-vladimir.html The Floridian blogger about Russia, “Vineyard of the Saker,” posted an English translation on September 29th of an informative interview on Russian television. (You can see the entire translated interview at http://vineyardsaker.blogspot.ru/2014/09/dmitri-rogozin-interviewed-by-vladimir.html.) Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin, who has … Continue reading

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Turkey and Israel Are Directly Supporting ISIS and Al Qaeda Terrorists In Syria

U.S. Allies Support the Terrorists We’re Supposedly “Fighting” The Jerusalem Post reports that an ISIS fighter says that Turkey funds the terrorist group. Turkey is a member of NATO and a close U.S. ally. A German news program – with … Continue reading

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Results of Obama’s Ukraine Policy

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama replaced the Ukrainian Government in late February 2014, and he has achieved a lot there, most especially by means of the civil war that resulted when he tried to exterminate the people who had voted for … Continue reading

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Peace In The Middle East Is A Real Possibility – See For Yourself

Preface:   Scientists are just starting to understand the power of “fields”. For example, scientists have been stunned in recent years to discover: Flares from the sun change the rate of radioactive decay of elements on Earth Sounds generated deep inside … Continue reading

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Art Has the Power to Change the World

The Solution To Decades of Failed Wars? More War, Of Course … When Your Only Tool Is a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail Liberty Died for Somebody’s Sins The images above are from the brilliant artist Anthony Freda. A … Continue reading

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Ukraine Government Officially Introduces Slavery, with Vague Terms

Eric Zuesse On 23 September 2014, the Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy announced official civilian slavery, via an obscure press release, headlined “The Government has extended the list of community service under martial law”; and they announced it there, in bureaucratic phrases that … Continue reading

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The Khorasans: As Fake As the Kardashians

New Boogeyman Has Already Been Debunked Obama is now – after the fact – scrambling to justify bombing the sovereign nation of Syria without the permission of either the Syrian government or even the United States Congress by saying that … Continue reading

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Gallup: 58% of Americans Want a Third Party. Maybe Senator Sanders?

Eric Zuesse On September 24th, Gallup reported that, “A majority of U.S. adults, 58%, say a third U.S. political party is needed because the Republican and Democratic parties ‘do such a poor job’ representing the American people.’” Furthermore, “The first time the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Long Battle to Cut Social Security Benefits

Eric Zuesse If, as expected, U.S. President Barack Obama will, for the first time in his Presidency, be given by the nation’s voters two Republican-controlled houses of Congress, he’ll finally be able to sign into law bills that are as … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Constitutional Expert: Obama More Extreme Warmonger than Bush or Nixon

Obama Is the Most Extreme President In History Jonathan Turley is perhaps the top constitutional law expert in the United States (and a liberal). Turley told MSNBC that Obama is worse than Bush or Nixon in launching unilateral, unconstitutional wars: … Continue reading

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ISIS Is Run By Former Iraqi Generals … Many Are Members Of Saddam Hussein’s Secular Baath Party Who Converted To Radical Islam In American Prisons

U.S. Foreign Policy Created Many More Terrorists Than It Killed The New Yorker reports: ISIS is run by a council of former Iraqi generals, according to Hisham Alhashimi, an adviser to the Iraqi government and an expert on ISIS. Many … Continue reading

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2,400 Year Old “Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend” Myth Has Led to Insanely Stupid U.S. Foreign Policy

America Is Tangled Up In Impossibly Complicated Webs The ancient idea that “The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend”  is widely attributed to the Arabs. But it is actually much older …  It originated in the 4th century B.C. … Continue reading

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Obama Is Defeated in Ukraine. Status-Quo Truce-Lines Agreed.

Russia’s Leader Putin Rejects Ukrainian Separatists’ Aim to Become Part of Russia. But Separatists Will Almost Certainly Receive Reconstruction Aid from Russia. Eric Zuesse The great German newspaper German Economic News, headlined on Saturday, September 20th, “Welcome Russia at the G20 … Continue reading

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