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Veterans Day: Honor the Soldier … Scorn the Chickenhawk

Honor the Veterans We honor the brave men and women who have served in our armed forces. Some of the most generous, dedicated, brave people we have ever met are veterans. But the government scorns them … Veterans returning from … Continue reading

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New Attorney General: As Much of a Hack as Eric Holder

Originally posted at Reader Supported News. By Carl Gibson* After the news broke of Eric Holder’s departure from the DOJ, I called on President Obama to nominate Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, based on his exemplary record of defending consumers … Continue reading

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If Everything Is Just Fine, Why Are So Many Really Smart People Forecasting Economic Disaster?

By Michael Snyder. The parallels between the false prosperity of 2007 and the false prosperity of 2014 are rather striking.  If we go back and look at the numbers in the fall of 2007, we find that the Dow set … Continue reading

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How Our People Do Their Extermination-Jobs in Ukraine

Eric Zuesse Below is a video of “our side” in the Ukrainian civil war carrying out part of the Ukrainian Defense Minister, Mikhail Koval’s, extermination plan, which was injudiciously described by him right after a press conference. On June 11th, … Continue reading

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8 Charts Showing the Real State of the American Economy

What’s Really Happening? Jim Rickards was interviewed recently by Money Morning, and he presented 8 must-see charts … 1. Bang for the Buck The bang for buck has plunged in terms of how much stimulus federal spending has on the … Continue reading

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Nazi NATO, but No War Crimes Tribunal? Why?

Eric Zuesse The above is from a video discussed below, about what “our people” are doing to “their people.” A friend who lives in Ukraine sent me this message a few hours ago: I got a call from Donestsk the … Continue reading

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What the Democratic Party Must Do in Order to Deserve to Win

Eric Zuesse The Democratic Party is at a crisis of its basic values, of its basic reason for existing; it is at an existential crisis regarding what its ideology is. If it does not figure out soon what its ideology … Continue reading

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Surprise Incumbent Re-Election Stunner

And the Winner Is … Whoever you voted for, the incumbent was re-elected … The Deep State – which was re-elected in the Clinton Administration, Bush Administration and Obama Administration – has been re-elected again!

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Western News-Suppression about the Downing of MH-17 Malaysian Jet

Eric Zuesse The cause of the shooting-down of the Malaysian passenger plane MH-17 on July 17th (while that plane was flying over the conflict-zone during Ukraine’s civil war) is becoming clearer and clearer, despite the rigorous continuing attempts by Western … Continue reading

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Government Lied About Pandemic Which Killed 50 Million People … Attempt to “Prevent Panic” Backfired

Governments Have Suppressed the Dangers of Epidemics Before, Only Making Things Worse The mainstream American press has agreed – at the request of the government – not to report on suspected Ebola cases. Let’s provide some context … The U.S. … Continue reading

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My Predictions Are Unfortunately Coming True

Eric Zuesse For several months now, I have predicted that if no House Democrat would introduce a bill of impeachment against President Barack Obama (for whom I voted, incidentally), then Republicans on November 4th would elect not just one but … Continue reading

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Why Obama Is So Unpopular that the Dems Will Lose this Election: People Now Realize that Obama= Bush

Obama is wildly unpopular because Democrats now realize he’s no different from Bush. So many Dems are staying home instead of voting. Both of the mainstream parties are totally corrupt, and Americans are desperate for a third party. Art by … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Praises Freedom of the Press … While GUTTING It in the U.S.

Stunning Hypocrisy The White House said today: History shows that a free press remains a critical foundation for prosperous, open, and secure societies, allowing citizens to access information and hold their governments accountable. Indeed, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights … Continue reading

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HERE’S Why Ebola Is No Longer In the News

Mainstream Press Agrees Not to Report Suspected Cases Forbes’ David Kroll – an adjunct professor at Duke University Medical Center –  notes: The Associated Press and other press outlets have agreed not to report on suspected cases of Ebola in … Continue reading

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ISIS Again Captures American High-Tech Weapons We Gave to “Moderate” Rebels

Our Strategy Keeps Failing We’ve repeatedly noted that giving arms to the “moderate” Syrian rebels is idiotic … as they’ll just end up in the hands of the Islamic State. Even the CIA told Obama that this strategy wouldn’t work. … Continue reading

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Unveiled Threat: A Personal Experience of Fundamentalist Islam and the Roots of Terrorism

Janet Tavakoli’s Unveiled Threat: A Personal Experience of Fundamentalist Islam and the Roots of Terrorism is a must-read exposé of how misogynistic fundamentalist Muslims really are. As a smart – bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, MBA from University of Chicago, expert … Continue reading

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California Could Suffer a Fukushima-Style Meltdown

U.S. Ignoring Earthquake Risks to Nuclear Plants Scientists warned that an earthquake could take out Fukushima. The Japanese ignored the warning. (The Fukushima reactors were damaged by the earthquake before the tsunami hit, because the design of the reactors was … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Stunning Election-Results

Eric Zuesse If the new Ukrainian parliament fails to deliver an intensification of the ethnic-cleansing that is going on against the nation’s ethnic-Russian southeast, Ukrainians in the northeast will be sorely disappointed. Even before the February coup and the breakaway … Continue reading

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Japan Goes “All In” On Quantitative Easing … Even though the Inventors of QE All Say It Destroys the Economy In the Long-Run

Has Japan Just Signed Its Own Death Warrant? Japan just went all-in on quantitative easing. Bloomberg reports: The Bank of Japan’s expansion of record stimulus today may see it buy every new bond the government issues. The BOJ said it … Continue reading

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Slavery Is Now Being Put into Practice by the Ukrainian Government

Results from Ukraine’s New Law for Government-Imposed Slavery (And How Western ‘News’ Media Have Hidden All of This from You) Eric Zuesse On September 26th, I headlined “Ukraine Government Officially Introduces Slavery, with Vague Terms,” and I wondered when and … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit Disorder Is Actually Correlated with Creativity and Achievement

Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs Would Be Diagnosed with ADHD If They Were Born In This Decade Scott Barry Kaufman (PhD in cognitive psychology from Yale)  writes in Scientific American: Research … has supported the notion that under certain conditions, … Continue reading

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War Resumes in Ukraine

Ukraine’s President Says All Ukrainians Who Reject His Government Should Die Ukraine Violates Ceasefire Agreement w. Russia and OSCE, Re-Invades Its East Eric Zuesse On October 30th, the Novorossian press agency announced that on the prior day, Ukrainian troops had … Continue reading

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Is Ebola Airborne? A Literature Review

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Saturday Night Live On Ebola

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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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