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Politics and World News

Why are the Russians Exposing their Pre Election Links with the Trump Campaign?

A national sport in Russia. Habibah Agianda, Creative Commons Why are the Russians Exposing their Pre Election Links with the Trump Campaign? (Washington, DC) A senior Russian diplomat announced that the Russian government had ongoing ties to the presidential campaign … Continue reading

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The U.S./Turkey Plan For “Seizing, Holding, And Occupying” Syrian Territory In Raqqa

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post As the U.S. Presidential selection circus draws to a close, the United States and Turkey have announced a new plan to defeat ISIS, the same terrorist organization both countries have created, funded, armed, and facilitated, in … Continue reading

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Why Trump Won; Why Clinton Lost

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). In the end, Hillary Clinton became the face of a … Continue reading

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First Brexit, Now Trump … What’s Next?

CNN’s Jake Tapper hit the nail on the head last night, as he was speaking about why people voted for Trump. Tapper said that most Americans are sick of the income inequality, globalization, and politics-as-usual that the status quo have … Continue reading

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Election 2016: Open Thread

What are your thoughts, hopes, fears, and predictions?

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NYT Admits Key Al Qaeda Role in Aleppo

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 much as The New York Times and the mainstream … Continue reading

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The Quasi-Legal Coup-Hillary Clinton Information Operations In Election 2016

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. “The purpose of ” Inform and Influence Operations” is not to provide a perspective, opinion, or lay out a policy. It is defined as the ability to make audiences “think and act” in … Continue reading

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U.S. Takes A Stab At A No Fly Zone In Two Places – Syria And Standing Rock

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post As the United States marches forward with its war of terror abroad it is, as predicted by researchers and informed observers many years ago, clamping down on the domestic population at home. Indeed, it is virtually … Continue reading

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Why Hillary Clinton Will Appoint Old World Nationalists to Cabinet Positions

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. Whether you are for Hillary Clinton or against her, the problem with Hillary Clinton isn’t her lack of experience. Almost the entire political establishment is behind her. Throughout all the bumps … Continue reading

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MOST Voters Now Think Clinton Broke the Law … TWICE As Many As Think that Trump Did

McClatchy reports: A total of 83 percent of likely voters believe that Clinton did something wrong – 51 percent saying she did something illegal and 32 percent saying she something unethical but not illegal.  Just 14 percent said she’s done … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR II – FOURTH TURNING INTENSIFYING (PART 2)

In Part One of this article I laid out the case against the criminal establishment and how the regeneracy is being driven by the anti-establishment sentiment sweeping across the land. This atonement Fourth Turning will de-establish decade’s worth of delusional … Continue reading

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Live Report from Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

By Robert Barsocchini. A group of Christians came to the camp this morning to ally with the native water protectors. They said there were 524 of them, representing the 524 years since the Doctrine of Discovery. They then offered a … Continue reading

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CIVIL WAR II – FOURTH TURNING INTENSIFYING (PART I)

“History offers even more sobering warnings: Armed confrontation usually occurs around the climax of Crisis. If there is confrontation, it is likely to lead to war. This could be any kind of war – class war, sectional war, war against … Continue reading

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The Trump – Epstein Rape Lawsuit

Donald Trump’s post election experience may be as bad or worse than the nightmare he hopes to visit on Hillary Clinton, perhaps worse. Jane Doe (proceeding under a pseudonym) filed a civil lawsuit against Donald Trump and convicted sex offender, … Continue reading

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Clinton’s Email Narrative Just Fell Apart

Clinton and her supporters have tried to blame Russia for hacking her emails and making them a focus in this election. In reality, it’s likely that American intelligence and defense workers are the source for at least some of the … Continue reading

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Phony ‘Corruption’ Excuse for Ukraine Coup

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). If Ukraine becomes a flashpoint for World War III … Continue reading

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Not Guilty: The Power of Nullification to Counteract Government Tyranny

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “The people have the power, all we have to do is awaken that power in the people. The people are unaware. They’re not educated to realize that they have power. The system is so … Continue reading

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US Insiders – Not Russia – Leaked Clinton Emails

We’ve repeatedly shown that it’s much more likely that American insiders – not Russian hackers – leaked the Clinton emails. Today, the NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information, who served as the senior technical … Continue reading

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4 Times As Many Americans Think Biased U.S. Media – Not Foreign Interests Such As Russian Hackers – Real Threat To Fair Election

75% of Americans Believe the Media Is Biased For Hillary A Suffolk University/USA Today poll released Friday found that 75.9% of Americans believe the mainstream media “would like to see [Hillary Clinton] elected president.” The poll also found that only … Continue reading

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Billionaire: “Single Digit Millionaires” Are Too Poor to Get Justice In America

Two Systems of Justice In America: One for the Ultra-Wealthy … Another For Everyone Else Billionaire Peter Thiel said yesterday:  If you’re a single-digit millionaire … you have no effective access to our legal system. Thiel is saying even plain … Continue reading

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Constitutional Law Expert: Comey Did NOT Violate Law By Announcing Email Investigation

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid alleges that FBI Director Comey has violated the law by announcing the re-opened investigation into Clinton emails so close to the presidential election. Is he right? One of the top constitutional law experts in the … Continue reading

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Help Send Washington’s Blog to Standing Rock

Journalist colleague Sha Hebert and I will be heading to the North Dakota water-protector camps tomorrow from Portland, OR. We are going out of pocket for all expenses and bringing humanitarian supplies. If you would like to help cover costs … Continue reading

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If Hillary Clinton Is Charged With Obstruction Of Justice She Could Go To Prison For 20 Years

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. In the world of politics, the cover-up is often worse than the original crime.  It was his role in the Watergate cover-up that took down Richard Nixon, and now Hillary Clinton’s cover-up of … Continue reading

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Unprincipled WaPo Editors Damned Comey Critics – Now Join Them

By Moon of Alabama. Originally posted at Moon of Alabama under Unprincipled WaPo Editors Damned Comey Critics – Now Join Them. The Washington Post editorial page is staunchly neoconservative and early on endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. On July 7 … Continue reading

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Syria Is Another Pipeline War

By Gaius Publius, a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States and frequent contributor to DownWithTyranny, digby, Truthout, and Naked Capitalism. Follow him on Twitter @Gaius_Publius, Tumblr and Facebook. Originally published at at Down With Tyranny. … Continue reading

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The De Facto US/Al Qaeda Alliance

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). A curious aspect of the Syrian conflict – a rebellion … Continue reading

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Social Media Is Censoring FBI’s Re-Opened Clinton Email Investigation

Zero Hedge reports that Twitter, Facebook, Buzzfeed and Snapchat appear to be censoring the biggest bombshell of this election cycle … that the FBI re-opened its investigation of Clinton’s emails 11 days before the election. I can add that I’ve … Continue reading

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“They Must Have Something Significant For the FBI to Reopen the Investigation”

What does the FBI’s new announcement about Clinton-related emails mean? Washington’s Blog asked 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 … Continue reading

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“The Fed Failed ….” And that Changes Everything

By Jeffrey Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners There is a growing body of public work that suggests Federal Reserve officials are prepared now for a very different sort of normalization than what had been envisioned up until this year. That comes, … Continue reading

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Remembering Frank Legge

Scientist and scholar Frank Legge passed away on October 20th 2016. Frank was a leader of the international 9/11 Truth Movement. He had been a co-editor of the Journal of 9/11 Studies and a founding member of both Scholars for … Continue reading

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Dennis Kucinich’s Extraordinary Warning on D.C.’s Think Tank Warmongers

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, WAR is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the … Continue reading

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The Modern History of ‘Rigged’ US Elections

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). The United States is so committed to the notion that … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Clear – A Vote For Warmonger Hillary Clinton Is A Vote For World War 3

By Michael Snyder, End of the American Dream. If you want to see war without end, vote for Hillary Clinton. It is tremendously ironic that Hillary Clinton and the mainstream media have attempted to portray Donald Trump as “dangerous” and … Continue reading

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Is the Fed Fix in for the election?

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. As we near Halloween, the US stock market looks like it’s whistling past the graveyard near the end of a year that I predicted would be the dawn of “the Epocalypse.” (By that, I meant an … Continue reading

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Fact Check: Trump Is Right that Clinton Might Cause WW3

Artwork by Anthony Freda, AnthonyFreda.com   Trump claims that Clinton’s policy on Syria would lead to World War 3. Let’s fact check … The Washington Post points out that a vote for Clinton is a vote for escalating military confrontation … Continue reading

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The Path to Total Dictatorship: America’s Shadow Government and Its Silent Coup

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “Today the path to total dictatorship in the U.S. can be laid by strictly legal means, unseen and unheard by Congress, the President, or the people. Outwardly we have a Constitutional government. We have … Continue reading

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We Can Prove the Podesta Emails Released by Wikileaks Are Authentic…Here’s How

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Anyone with half a brain or an ounce of honesty left, knows that the John Podesta emails released by Wikileaks are authentic. If they weren’t, everyone implicated in them would have immediately … Continue reading

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Did Russia Hack the DNC … Really?

Obama, Clinton and the mainstream media all say that Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee and released emails to throw the election to Trump. But former CIA, State Department, and House Intelligence Committee security expert Fred Fleitz notes: Only two … Continue reading

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In Effort To Save Saudi Arabia From The Houthis, Has The U.S. Created Another Gulf Of Tonkin?

Brandon Turbeville Activist Post No longer content to lead from behind with the occasional drone bomb, the United States has now resorted to launching missiles from battleships off the Yemeni coast into the embattled nation. Having launched attacks at several … Continue reading

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US Gov Releases ‘Surprisingly Honest’ Ad for Dakota Access Pipeline

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Washington’s New Lock-Step March of Folly

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 polls show Hillary Clinton closing in on victory, Official … Continue reading

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U.S. Foreign Policy ‘Elite’ Eagerly Await an Expansion of Overseas Wars Under Hillary Clinton

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Your average American Hillary Clinton supporter will smugly head to the polls on November 8th, entirely self-assured of his or her vital role in the defeat of fascism in these United States. It won’t take … Continue reading

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American Psycho: Sex, Lies and Politics Add Up to a Terrifying Election Season

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “I have all the characteristics of a human being: blood, flesh, skin, hair; but not a single, clear, identifiable emotion, except for greed and disgust. Something horrible is happening inside of me and I … Continue reading

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INFLATION ABOUT TO EXPLODE HIGHER

“Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it.” ― Lysander Spooner We all know the BLS artificially suppresses the CPI through bullshit substitution adjustments, quality adjustments, and various other incomprehensible hedonic adjustments made by government … Continue reading

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Clinton Repackages Her Syrian ‘No-Fly’ Plan

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). While the major news media focused on Donald Trump’s agnostic … Continue reading

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Trump Unchained

By Mike Whitney. Originally published at CounterPunch (republished with permission of the author). Photo by Evan Guest | CC BY 2.0   “For any minimally conscious American citizen, it is absolutely evident that Donald Trump is not only facing the … Continue reading

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1 in 4 Young Americans Prefer a Giant Meteor to Trump or Clinton as President

 Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Can’t really blame them, can you. Reuters reports: Young Americans are so dissatisfied with their choices in this presidential election that nearly one in four told an opinion poll they would rather … Continue reading

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The Democrats’ Joe McCarthy Moment

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). My first book, Fooling America, examined Washington’s excited “conventional wisdom” … Continue reading

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ISIS Moves To Syria Where Erdogan Still Aims For Aleppo

By Moon of Alabama. Originally posted at Moon of Alabama under ISIS Moves To Syria Where Erdogan Still Aims For Aleppo. The Iraqi army started a large operation to liberate Mosul from Islamic State jihadists. But the forces, in total … Continue reading

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The Real Humanitarian Crisis Is Not Aleppo

Paul Craig Roberts served as Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury, Associate Editor for the Wall Street Journal, and Senior Research Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution.  A former economics professor, Dr. Roberts is listed by Who’s Who in America as … Continue reading

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