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Reddit: Only YOU Can Stop TPP

The House of Representatives is voting this Friday to pass Fast Track authority for the horrible TPP treaty.  TPP would destroy everything that Reddit stands for. But the mainstream media is censoring and ignoring the whole issue. At this point, … Continue reading

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The Top 1% of America’s Top 1%

The 15 Peak Years for Top-End Income-Shares in U.S., 1913-2013  Eric Zuesse DATA-SOURCE: http://topincomes.g-mond.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/#Database: Top 0.01% income share including capital gains, United States, the 15 peak years 1915: 4.36% 1916: 4.78% 1928: 5.02% 1929: 4.99% 1999: 4.21% 2000: 5.07% 2004: … Continue reading

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German Banker: Obama Is Destroying Europe

Eric Zuesse (translation and added comments) Interviewed on June 6th by German Economic News, the chief economist at Bremer Landesbank, Folker Hellmeyer, says that because of Obama’s sanctions against Russia, German exports declined year-over-year by 18% in 2014, and by 34% … Continue reading

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3 Hours and 47 Minutes After Obama Says He’ll Sign Law BANNING Bulk Collection, DOJ Asks Secret Court to CONTINUE Bulk Collection

Spencer Ackerman reports in the Guardian: The Obama administration has asked a secret surveillance court to ignore a federal court that found bulk surveillance illegal and to once again grant the National Security Agency the power to collect the phone … Continue reading

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The Reversal of Kerry’s Ukraine Statement Came from Obama, Not Nuland

Eric Zuesse When Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland on May 15th contradicted her boss John Kerry’s statement of three days earlier, in which Kerry had warned Ukraine’s President Petro Petroshenko not to violate the Minsk II agreement, and not … Continue reading

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What Is the REAL Risk from Terrorism?

As We Show In This Updated list, You’re Much More Likely to Be Killed By Brain-Eating Parasites, Toddlers, Lightning, Falling Out of Bed, Alcoholism, Food Poisoning, Choking On Your Meal, a Financial Crash, Obesity, Medical Errors or “Autoerotic Asphyxiation” than … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with the Administration’s Trade-Deal Arguments

Eric Zuesse Here is from the June 3rd article at the pro-trade-deals Americas Society & Council of the Americas, “Summary: The Trans-Pacific Partnership – What’s at Stake for the Western Hemisphere?” in which the Democratic congressman, Gregory Meeks, a Co-Chair of the … Continue reading

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Global Oil Shortage Before Year’s End? Surely Not…

Now that OPEC has left its production quota unchanged, the world will continue to see a glut in supplies, right? Some analysts aren’t so sure. Sanford C. Bernstein predicts that by the end of the year global demand will outstrip … Continue reading

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Government Is Using Secrecy As a Weapon

“Everything Secret Degenerates” Everyone knows Lord Acton’s famous quote: Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. But few have heard this equally profound quote from Lord Acton: Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is … Continue reading

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Top NSA Official: “They Traded Your Security, My Security, the Security of Everyone In the World for Money”

Terror Attacks Such As 9/11, the Boston Marathon Bombing and the Texas Shooting All Happened Because of Pervasive Corruption In Our Intelligence Agencies The highest-ranking NSA whistleblower in history – the former head of global intelligence for the NSA, 32-year … Continue reading

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Archbishop Romero, Assassinated by US-Backed Terrorists During Mass, Beatified

The Telesur news outlet is currently featuring an interactive piece covering the life, murder, legacy, and now beatification of Archbishop Óscar Arnulfo Romero. (Beatification: a recognition accorded by the Catholic Church of a dead person’s entrance into Heaven and capacity … Continue reading

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Conservatism and Authoritarianism: A Rejoinder

Preface by Washington’s Blog:  Washington’s Blog is a non-partisan site.   We believe that the war between liberals and conservatives is a false divide-and-conquer dog-and-pony show created by the powers that be to keep the American people divided and distracted. See … Continue reading

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Obama Sidelines Kerry on Ukraine Policy

Eric Zuesse On May 21st, I headlined “Secretary of State John Kerry v. His Subordinate Victoria Nuland, Regarding Ukraine,” and quoted John Kerry’s May 12th warning to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to cease his repeated threats to invade Crimea and re-invade Donbass, two former regions … Continue reading

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Reports on 2012 DIA Docs Noting Extremist-Led, Western-Backed Syrian Insurgency Gain Momentum

A former marine with years of experience in Syria and the Middle East, Brad Hoff, broke the story about 2012 DIA docs that state the insurgency in Syria is driven by Islamic extremists, and predict the establishment of an “Islamic … Continue reading

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Forget the TPP – Wikileaks Releases Documents from the Equally Shady “Trade in Services Agreement,” or TISA

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, If it sounds complicated, it is. The important point is that this trade agreement contains a crucial discussion of governments’ abilities to meaningfully protect civil liberties. And it is not being treated as … Continue reading

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An Obama Statement Packed with Lies

Eric Zuesse Here was Obama’s rhetoric, in Tallinn Estonia, on 3 September 2014 (click on the linked parts to see the actual reality regarding each given allegation): —— We’re not afraid of free and fair elections, because true legitimacy can only come … Continue reading

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Land of the Unfree – Police and Prosecutors Fight Aggressively to Retain Barbaric Right of “Civil Asset Forfeiture”

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Efforts to limit seizures of money, homes and other property from people who may never be convicted of a crime are stalling out amid a wave of pressure from prosecutors and police. … Continue reading

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Video: “The FBI is Responsible for More Terrorism Plots In the United States Than Any Other Organization. More Than Al Qaeda, More Than Al Shabaab, More Than the Islamic State, More Than All Of Them Combined”

Investigative reporter Trevor Aaronson- executive director of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, author of The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism – has spent years researching and writing about FBI terrorism “stings” on mentally retarded and destitute … Continue reading

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An Important Economic Indicator – Money Velocity – Crashes Far Worse than During the Great Depression

Underneath the Propaganda, the Economy Is In BAD Shape … We noted 3 years ago that the velocity of money – an important economic indicator – is lower than during the Great Depression. Things have gotten even worse since since … Continue reading

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Western ‘News’ Media as Tyranny’s Propagandists Hiding Reality

Eric Zuesse 1: The ugly realities are covered up, not covered; here’s an example of what you don’t see in the regime’s media about the people whom Americans’ tax dollars are bombing and killing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgB2bhFfEtM&app=desktop 2: The great investigative journalist … Continue reading

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Iraq War Propaganda Redux: U.S. Claims Syrian Government Supporting ISIS

West Busted Supporting ISIS … Tries Instead to Point Finger At Syrian Government America’s closest allies have been busted supporting ISIS in order to topple Syria’s government.  Mainstream U.S. writers are calling for open support of ISIS and Al Qaeda … Continue reading

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Free Speech, Facebook & The NSA: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

By John Whitehead. Constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “A person under surveillance is no longer free; a society under surveillance is no longer a democracy.”—Writers Against Mass Surveillance THE GOOD NEWS: Americans have a … Continue reading

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Systemic Corruption Has Destroyed America

Preface: There’s always been some corruption in the United States … but it’s never been this bad before. The Cop Is On the Take Government corruption has become rampant: Senior SEC employees spent up to 8 hours a day surfing … Continue reading

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Confidential Document: Soros’s Plan for Ukraine

Eric Zuesse A hacked document from the Ukrainian Government, in which George Soros, on 12 March 2015 (a month after the Hollande-Merkel Minsk II ceasefire agreement had been signed), advised Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko how to re-arm and resume the war against the Donbass … Continue reading

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My Prediction: Bernie Sanders Will Win the White House

Eric Zuesse On May 12th, I presented my analysis of the polling as of that time, headlining, “The Early Signs of Whom The Next U.S. President Will Likely Be: Presidential Polls Look Confusing Regarding Bernie, But Downright Bad Regarding Hillary & All … Continue reading

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Blackwater Trained Some of World’s Top Terrorists

The International Business Times reports that the head of special forces chief in Tajikistan was trained by American mercenary company Blackwater, but has now joined ISIS. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill notes that Zacharias Moussaoui – the so-called “20th 9/11 hijacker” – … Continue reading

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Editors In Chief of World’s Most Prestigious Medical Journals: “Much of the Scientific Literature, Perhaps HALF, May Simply Be Untrue” … “It Is Simply No Longer Possible To Believe Much of the Clinical Research That Is Published”

Corruption Is Destroying Basic Science Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine are the two most prestigious medical journals in the world. It is therefore striking that their chief editors have both publicly written that corruption is undermining science. … Continue reading

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What Will Happen If the Patriot Act Expires?

The Patriot Act isn’t needed to keep us safe.  But politicians and natsec officials will go to tremendous lengths to terrify their people … to justify programs that are just a naked power grab. The fearmongering from the usual suspects … Continue reading

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Social Science Findings about Conservatism

Eric Zuesse WHAT IS CONSERVATISM? The great empirical social psychologist who specialized in studying bigotry, Bob Altemeyer, in his 1996 The Authoritarian Specter, and his other writings, reported his exhaustive empirical studies, of more than 50,000 individuals in many countries, … Continue reading

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We’re In Uncharted Economic Territory

We’re in uncharted territory … For example, this is the first time in history that most central banks worldwide have printed money during the same time period. And one of America’s leading economists (Nobel-prize winner Robert Shiller) just said that … Continue reading

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Current NSA Officials Admit Agency Is Drowning In TOO MUCH Info

The Problem Isn’t Too Little Spying … It’s Too Much Former top NSA officials have repeatedly said that the NSA is collecting TOO MUCH information on Americans to be able to stop terror attacks. The Intercept reports that current mid-level … Continue reading

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Three Former SEC Officials Write Letter to Current SEC Chief Asking Her to Stop Protecting Corporate Cronyism

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In early 2013, before Mary Jo White was confirmed as the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), I wrote a post predicting she would be a bankster codling fraud in … Continue reading

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The 20th 9/11 Hijacker Had Blackwater’s Number In His Notebook

Top investigative report Jeremy Scahill notes that Zacharias Moussaoui had the direct phone number for U.S. mercenary Blackwater’s training center in his notebook: Another mystery: Why'd Zacharias Moussaoui (so-called 20th 9/11 hijacker) have #Blackwater's number in his notebook? pic.twitter.com/iDJE9hesSW — … Continue reading

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European Citizens Much Better Informed About Obama’s Trade Deals than Americans

Eric Zuesse Whereas in the United States the ‘debate’ about Obama’s ‘trade’ deals is about the effect they’ll have in lowering U.S. wages, versus the effects they’ll have in lowering U.S. prices and increasing U.S. exports; in Europe, the debate … Continue reading

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NSA’s Mass Surveillance Started By 1999 Or Earlier … But NSA Hid It From Congress

It has been well-documented that the government conducted mass surveillance on Americans before 9/11. Now Diane Roark – the congressional staffer in charge of overseeing the NSA for the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee – says that NSA’s mass … Continue reading

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U.S. Pressures Nobel Committee to Declare Ukraine’s President a Peace Prize Nominee

Eric Zuesse A leaked letter dated May 19th and sent by the Chairman of Ukraine’s parliament, Vladimir Groysman, to the chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Oslo Norway, thanks her for “the efforts you have made to have Petro … Continue reading

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U.S. ‘Progressive’ Magazines Deep-Sixed Senator Sanders’s Incipient Presidential Campaign

Eric Zuesse U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont might be the most progressive of all U.S. Senators — only two Senators are even contenders for that spot, Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Elizabeth Warren of Massachussetts, and neither of them … Continue reading

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Even If Patriot Act Expires, Government Will Keep Spying On All Americans

Government Will Use “Secret Interpretations” to Get Around Legal Prohibitions Mass surveillance under the Patriot Act is so awful that even its author says that the NSA has gone far beyond what the Act intended (and that the intelligence chiefs … Continue reading

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Why Would Bloomberg News Completely Disappear the February, 2014 Ukraine Coup?

Bloomberg says in a post today that the “confrontation between Russia and the US” over Ukraine was “provok[ed]” by Putin’s annexation of Crimea: “…Putin annexed the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea last March, provoking the biggest confrontation between Russia and … Continue reading

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Key Iraq War Architect: “Our Objective Should Be a New Sunni State Out of the Western Part Of Iraq, the Eastern Part of Syria”

A Plan Decades In the Making Is Now Starting to Be Implemented We’ve previously noted that the powers-that-be have been planning for MANY DECADES to break up Iraq into several countries. And the same has been true for Syria. One … Continue reading

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The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control.”—William Binney, NSA whistleblower We now have a fourth branch of government. As I document in my … Continue reading

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Revolution: The Movie

Filmmaker Rob Stewart sent me a review copy of his new award-winning film Revolution. Stewart’s previous film – Sharkwater – made a bit splash.  It won some 40 awards, and resulted in over 100 countries banning shark finning (killing sharks … Continue reading

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Alexey Mozgovoy | Why His Legacy Will Unify Novorossia

The importance of Alexey Mozgovoy on the world stage, today can’t be measured through his tactical genius and success against Kiev. It’s not what his political views were or that he was the “hometown hero” in Donbass. What made Mozgovoy … Continue reading

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How Democratic & Republican Party Chiefs Work to Deceive the U.S. Public

Eric Zuesse An organization that typically promotes the Republican propaganda agenda received information from the Democratic Obama Administration, and they publicized information from it that concerned the 2012 Benghazi attack, which was a failure by the State Department — something … Continue reading

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How West’s Native People Largely View the US

Bolivian President Evo Morales is “widely described as Bolivia’s first indigenous leader, at a time when around 62% of the population identified as indigenous; political analysts therefore drew comparisons with the election of Nelson Mandela to the South African Presidency … Continue reading

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From the Very Creation of the Internet, U.S. Spy Agencies Fought to Block Encryption

American spy agencies have intentionally weakened digital security for many decades. This breaks the functionality of our computers and of the Internet. It reduces functionality and reduces security by – for example – creating backdoors that malicious hackers can get through. … Continue reading

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Newly-Declassified U.S. Government Documents: The West Supported the Creation of ISIS

Judicial Watch has – for many years – obtained sensitive U.S. government documents through freedom of information requests and lawsuits. The government just produced documents to Judicial Watch in response to a freedom of information suit which show that the … Continue reading

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FBI Confirms No Major Terrorism Cases Cracked Via Unconstitutional Patriot Act Phone Spying

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could … Continue reading

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DIA Docs: West Wants a “Salafist Principality in Eastern Syria”?

Newly-declassified US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) documents from 2012: In Syria: THE SALAFIST [sic], THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD, AND AQI ARE THE MAJOR FORCES DRIVING THE INSURGENCY IN SYRIA. AQI [Al Qaeda in Iraq, which became ISIS: “ISIS, once called AQI”] … Continue reading

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Researchers Predicted In 1971 that Debit Cards Would Become the Ultimate Spy Tool

We noted in 2013: The Wall Street Journal reported that the NSA spies on Americans’ credit card transactions. Senators Wyden and Udall – both on the Senate Intelligence Committee, with access to all of the top-secret information about the government’s … Continue reading

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“Fast Track” Violates the U.S. Constitution

U.S. Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, #2: “The President … shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur.” —— Eric Zuesse The Constitution’s two-thirds … Continue reading

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Arguing That You Don’t Care About The Right To Privacy Because You Have Nothing To Hide Is No Different Than Saying You Don’t Care About Free Speech Because You Have Nothing To Say

Most Americans value privacy and oppose mass surveillance. The minority who don’t – and who think spying is okay because they have “nothing to hide” –  are grossly misinformed (and don’t know that spying is meant to crush dissent and … Continue reading

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How the Media Deceive the Public about “Fast Track” and the “Trade Bills”

Eric Zuesse The way that “Fast Track” is described to the American public is as an alternative method for the Senate to handle “Trade Bills” (TPP & TTIP) that the President presents to the Senate for their approval; and this … Continue reading

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Secretary of State John Kerry v. His Subordinate Victoria Nuland, Regarding Ukraine

Eric Zuesse U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, on May 12th, responding to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s assertions that Ukraine will retake Crimea and will conquer Donbass: “I have not had a chance – I have not read the speech. I haven’t seen any … Continue reading

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Militarization Is More Than Tanks and Rifles: It’s a Cultural Disease, Acclimating the Citizenry to Life in a Police State

By John Whitehead, Constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “If we’re training cops as soldiers, giving them equipment like soldiers, dressing them up as soldiers, when are they going to pick up the mentality of … Continue reading

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250+ Tech Companies and Digital Rights Groups: TPP Could Criminalize Journalism and Whistleblowing

Hundreds of tech companies and digital rights groups – including Imgur, DreamHost, Namecheap, AVG, Mediafire, Internet Archive, BoingBoing, Piwik, Private Internet Access, and more than 200 others – signed a letter to Congress today stating: Criminalizing Journalism and Whistleblowing: TPP’s … Continue reading

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Media Expert: US Portrays Arabs as “Sub-Humans”, “Untermenschen”

Dr. Jack Shaheen, Professor Emeritus of Mass Communications, has studied portrayal of Arabs in US media for almost forty years.  For his 2007 book and the documentary of the same name, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, he … Continue reading

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Big Banks Busted Massively Manipulating Foreign Exchange … And Every Other Market

Banks Rig Currency Markets It has long been known that currency markets are massively rigged. And see this, this, and this.  Indeed, not only do the banks share confidential information with each other … they also shared it with a … Continue reading

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The Movie “Zero Dark Thirty” Was CIA Propaganda

As the following excerpt from a new special from Frontline shows, the movie Zero Dark Thirty was CIA propaganda: By way of background, we’ve previously noted: The real winner of the 2013 Academy Awards is the CIA: Zero Dark Thirty, … Continue reading

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OPINION: Is Israel America’s Friend? Or America’s Enemy?

Eric Zuesse Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has selected as his Minister of Justice a woman who has expressed hatred against all Palestinians, and he has appointed as his negotiator with the Palestians a man who said, and who has always … Continue reading

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Super-Militarized U.S. Police Are Often Less Disciplined and MORE Aggressive Than American Soldiers

We’ve previously documented that – in many respects – American cops are more heavily armed than actual combat soldiers on the front line in war zones. U.S. police are often less disciplined than soldiers … and so therefore often more … Continue reading

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Israel’s New Justice Minister Expressed Hatred Against All Palestinians

Eric Zuesse A few days ago, on May 14th, Ms. Ayelet Shaked, who has no training in the law, took office as the new Minister of Justice in Israel, after having been appointed to this high post by Prime Minister … Continue reading

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In Iraq, ISIS Is Winning And The United States Is Losing

By Michael Snyder, End of the American Dream. During the Iraq war more than 4,000 U.S. soldiers died, countless others were severely injured, and the total cost to U.S. taxpayers was more than 2 trillion dollars.  But now whatever the … Continue reading

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Even More Admitted False Flag Terror Incidents Come to Light

Presidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police ADMIT to False Flag Terror Every time we look, we find new admissions of false flag terror attacks. In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack … Continue reading

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Steve Forbes Put Me on His Spam List After I Submitted This Article to Him:

—— How Congressional Republicans Lie to Approve Obama’s Trade Deals Eric Zuesse Obama’s trade-deals — especially TPP with Asia, and TTIP with Europe — are so vicious against the American people, the Obama Administration has labeled the documents “Classified,” and … Continue reading

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Republicans, Democrats and Independents ALL Hate NSA Spying … Think the Patriot Act Should NOT Be Reauthorized In Its Current Form

Americans Don’t Trust the Government A poll released today shows that Americans across the political spectrum hate the Patriot Act and NSA spying. The bipartisan polling team – made up of Global Strategy Group and G Public Strategies – found … Continue reading

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The Debt To GDP Ratio For The Entire World: 286 Percent

By Michael Snyder. Did you know that there is more than $28,000 of debt for every man, woman and child on the entire planet?  And since close to 3 billion of those people survive on less than 2 dollars a … Continue reading

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Obama Gave Up on Ukraine, Press Simply Ignored It

Eric Zuesse On Tuesday, May 12th, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was asked at a press conference in Sochi Russia, to respond to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s recent statements promising renewed war against Donbass, which were made first on … Continue reading

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1921: Black Business District in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Attacked, Aerially Bombed and Razed, Victims Dumped in Mass Graves

An otherwise poor and uninformative documentary (funded by Pennsylvania Public Television and Corporation for Public Broadcasting) on the US bombing and burning alive of 11 residents, adults and children, of the MOVE house in Philadelphia, 1985, begins with one minute … Continue reading

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UK PM David Cameron Proclaims: It’s Not Enough To Follow The Law, You Must Love Big Brother

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, It’s not just those domestic extremists and crazy “conspiracy theory” kooks who took serious issue with UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s recent overtly fascist language when it comes to freedom of expression in … Continue reading

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Here’s How Your Senators Voted, in the Key Senate Vote to End American Democracy

Eric Zuesse The key vote, in the U.S. Senate, to transfer to international corporate panels America’s democratic national sovereignty over the laws and regulations on the environment, workers’ rights, consumers’ rights, and finance, was officially titled with the misleadingly unrelated phrase … Continue reading

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How America’s ‘News’ Media Killed America’s Democracy: TPP & TTIP

Eric Zuesse As I reported on Wednesday, a deal was worked out in the U.S. Senate on the early afternoon of May 13th to “Fast-Track” through to approval U.S. President Barack Obama’s proposed trade deals, TPP with Asia, and TTIP with … Continue reading

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“Free Trade” Run Amok: Canada Challenges U.S. Laws Reining In Banks

  We noted in 2013 that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would let big banks run amok, and would increase the cost of consumer loans. Ellen Brown asked last month: Under the TPP, could the US government be sued and … Continue reading

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Chief Economist for One of the World’s Largest Banks: “The World Economy Is Like An Ocean Liner Without Lifeboats. If Another Recession Hits, It Could Be A Truly Titanic Struggle For Policymakers”

HSBC is the world’s largest bank outside of the U.S. and China, the largest in the UK, and the 9th largest bank in the world overall. HSBC’s chief economist Stephen King wrote today in a note to clients: The world … Continue reading

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Democrats’ Cave-In on TPP and TTIP. Good-Bye Democracy.

Eric Zuesse On Wednesday afternoon, May 13th, a catastrophic failure became clear to the few honest Democrats who were determined to stop Obama’s disastrous ’trade deals’ which are actually going to transfer regulatory sovereignty away from elected government officials as … Continue reading

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‘We the People’ Need to Circle the Wagons: The Government Is on the Warpath

By John Whitehead, constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. “The government is merely a servant―merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Government Official: U.S. Is ALREADY at War with China and Russia

U.S. Has Already Started WWIII Top economic and political experts say we’re drifting towards World War 3. And see this. We noted in March that we’re already at war with Russia.  Many experts agree … Former White House official Dr. … Continue reading

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Nazism of Ukraine’s Western-Backed Government Is Hidden by Western ‘News’ Media

Eric Zuesse The pro-Nazi core of the Ukrainian government that was installed by the U.S. in February 2014 is too well-documented to be denied, and so the West’s major propaganda media (self-styled as being ‘news’ media) instead simply hide it … Continue reading

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Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing

Cover-up? False flag? Wacky conspiracy theory? Watch and decide for yourself: Transcript and links here.

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Document: Jade Helm Commander Plans to “Operationalize The CONUS Base”

By Daniel Taylor, Old Thinker News. Special Ops Command seeks to “Operationalize” the homeland; “…informationally aware, smartphone‐enabled urban populations and their satisfaction—or lack of satisfaction—with local, regional, and even global conditions…” presents challenge to military. Is Jade Helm part of … Continue reading

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How to Change the World Overnight

Making a Difference Mark Twain said: If voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it. In other words, if the government is not trying to stop something, it must not be very important. And then there’s vote manipulation.    … Continue reading

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CIA Myth that Torture Led to Bin Laden Is Finally Dead

Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Seymour Hersh’s new report shreds the CIA’s claim that torture led the U.S. getting bin Laden. Specifically, Hersh reports – and NBC news confirms – that it was not information gained through torture which pinpointed Bin Laden’s … Continue reading

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Big Defeat For Obama’s Fascist “Trade” Deal

Trans Pacific Partnership Petering Out The Senate just voted down fast-track authority for the tyrannical Trans Pacific Partnership deal. This is great news. Specifically, many have noted that the treaty is so bad that – if Americans knew what’s in … Continue reading

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Non-Religious Population Is Soaring in America

Eric Zuesse The Pew Research Center on Religion & Public Life is reporting, in their poll of 35,000 Americans, that during the seven years from 2007 to 2014, the numbers of religiously “Unaffiliated” were soaring, the numbers of Christians were … Continue reading

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Saudis Snub Obama Over Iran Deal

The U.S. is seeking a rapprochement with Iran over its nuclear program, potentially ending several decades of hostility. But while the U.S. is extending an open hand to Iran, other countries in the Middle East are casting a wary eye … Continue reading

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Hersh: Obama lied. Obama: No, I didn’t. NBC: Yep, you did. And again just now.

Obama and his regime are on the defensive as Hersh reveals the many, many lies (some of which led to the deaths of innocent people) that Obama told about his assassination of bin Laden. Hersh’s report details those lies, and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: “Many Powerful People Don’t Want Peace Because They Live Off War”

Pope Francis said today: Many powerful people don’t want peace because they live off war. *** Some powerful people make their living with the production of arms. *** It’s the industry of death. He’s right … Top economists say that … Continue reading

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The Early Signs of Whom The Next U.S. President Will Likely Be

Presidential Polls Look Confusing Regarding Bernie, But Downright Bad Regarding Hillary & All Republicans Eric Zuesse The top thing that I look for in polling-results this early in a Presidential race, is the ratio of “Favorable” or “Positive,” to “Unfavorable” … Continue reading

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American Cops Are More Heavily Armed than Front Line U.S. Combat Soldiers In Active War Zones

Why Are Domestic Law Enforcement More Heavily Armed than Our Soldiers? Rafael Rivera – who served in the U.S. Army for seven years – writes: The police in Ferguson have better armor and weaponry than my men and I did … Continue reading

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How the U.S. Military is Paying NFL Teams Millions to “Honor the Troops” at Sporting Events

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, When the Jets paused to honor soldiers of the New Jersey Army National Guard at home games during the past four years, it was more than a heartfelt salute to the military — it … Continue reading

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To Mislead Critics, US Stages Fake “Public Feuds” with Anti-Democratic Partners

There are many revealing bits of information in Pulitzer-winning journalist Seymour Hersh’s new article, which covers the Obama regime’s lies about its campaign to assassinate bin Laden (some of the lies led to the deaths of innocent people, as Hersh … Continue reading

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In a Cop Culture, the Bill of Rights Doesn’t Amount to Much

By John Whitehead, constitutional and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. Police officers are more likely to be struck by lightning than be held financially accountable for their actions.—Law professor Joanna C. Schwartz (paraphrased) “In a democratic … Continue reading

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Why You Should Get Involved In Your LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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Obama Has Sentenced Whistleblowers to 31 Times the Jail Time of All Prior U.S. Presidents COMBINED

And Obama Is Arguably More Hostile Towards The Press Than Any President In History The Obama administration has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other presidents combined. This administration has also obtained much longer jail sentences against whistleblowers than previous presidents. … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Refuses to Even READ Torture Report

Is America Still a Nation of Laws? The Department of Justice claimed that it: reviewed the [Senate intelligence] committee’s full report [on torture] and did not find any new information that they had not previously considered in reaching their determination … Continue reading

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Why Hillary Clinton Would Be a Weak Presidential Nominee for Democrats

Eric Zuesse If Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic Presidential nomination, then how strong a candidate will she be against a Republican nominee who, as a representative of the conservative party, is proudly and openly supporting conservative positions? Taegan Goddard of … Continue reading

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German Firestorm Rises About Angela Merkel’s Lies

Eric Zuesse Starting on Friday May 8th, some German news media have been reporting on the release of previously secret emails from the office of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. These emails make clear that when her underlings have said, … Continue reading

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Americans Have Less National Pride than Yemenis, Mexicans, Libyans, Rwandans, Ghanaians, Zimbabweans, Pakistanis, Nigerians, Egyptians, Jordanians, Azerbaijanis, Armenians, Moroccans, Kazakhstanis, Tunisians, Qataris … and More than a Dozen Others

Americans’ pride in our country is legendary … or at least it used to be. The World Values Survey – a global network of social scientists studying changing values and their impact on social and political life, led by an … Continue reading

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Life and Death On Wall Street

Janet Tavakoli has been one of the clearest voices on finance and banking for well over a decade. She wrote several books well before the 2008 crisis warning of the dangerous risks being taken by derivatives players, and has tirelessly … Continue reading

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U.S. & Europe Boycott Russia’s Celebration of Its 9 May 1945 Victory Over Hitler

Eric Zuesse At first, a few progressive heads-of-state in Europe were appalled at U.S. President Barack Obama’s pressure for them to reject Russia’s invitation to an upcoming 9 May 2015 celebration of victory against Hitler, and Czech President Milos Zeman even … Continue reading

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