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Politics and World News

Brexit Wins! Next Stop: Frexit, Italexit and Swexit

Congratulations to Great Britain! The Brits have voted to exit the European Union. Next up: Frexit, Italexit, Swexit, Netherlexit… etcexit?

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Unwatched

By Joe Giambrone, Political Film Blog. Orlando spree shooter Omar Mateen was on an FBI “Watch List,” but then removed. Not much watching it seems. Had the FBI better things to do than keep track of a possible terrorist? The military-industrial-complex … Continue reading

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EU Basics – Your Guide to the UK Referendum on EU Membership

By Professor Richard Werner, economics professor at University of Southampton, and the inventor of quantitative easing. The British people should be clear about just what they will be voting on at the EU referendum this Thursday. What does it actually … Continue reading

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The REAL Story Behind the Balkans … Precursor to 9/11 and ISIS

By Michael Springmann, former diplomat in the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service, with postings to Germany, India, Saudi Arabia, and the Bureau of Intelligence and Research in Washington, D.C. Springmann was the head of the U.S. consular official in Jeddah, … Continue reading

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Pictures of Major Cities Before and After US Aggression, Proxy War

US foreign policy is intended to ‘help’ people like US slavery was intended to ‘help’ Africans (which US slave-drivers said it was). (via Jeblary Bushton, @Jeblary2016)

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Democrats Need a Conscience to Close Morality Gap with Republicans

There’s a morality gap between Democrats and Republicans with the Democrats lagging far behind. The Republican National Convention rules committee will consider a conscience clause allowing committed delegates to change their vote on the convention’s first ballot. This could unseat … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life of the American Police State

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you’ve been caught up in the circus … Continue reading

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REDACTED: All The Kingdom’s Men

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

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Con Vs. Con

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) Mary Altaffer / Julio Cortez / AP Photo During the presidential election cycle, liberals display their gutlessness. Liberal organizations, such … Continue reading

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Republican Operatives Launch All-Out Effort To Unbind The Delegates And Deny Trump The Nomination

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. If you think that Donald Trump already has the Republican nomination locked up, then you don’t understand what is going on behind the scenes.  It has long been my contention that the elite … Continue reading

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Top NSA Officials’ Reaction To 9/11: “9/11 Is a Gift To The NSA. We’re Going To Get All Of The Money We Need, And Then Some” … “We’ll Milk This Cow For 15 Years”

What was the NSA’s reaction to 9/11 … the greatest intelligence failure in history? After all, overwhelming evidence shows that 9/11 was foreseeable. Indeed, Al Qaeda crashing planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was itself foreseeable. Even … Continue reading

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“The Missing 28 Pages Raises Directly the Issue of U.S. Government Complicity In the 9/11/2001 Terrorist Attacks”

U.S. Government Connection With Saudi Terrorists By Dr. Francis Boyle, Professor of International Law at the University of Illinois, Champaign. Dr. Boyle wrote the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, the American implementing legislation for the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention. … Continue reading

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Hate, Terror, and Collectivism Culminate in Orlando

By Dan Sanchez, DanSanchez.me. Was the Orlando attack terrorism, a hate crime, or both? The massacre in Orlando has the usual political narratives all jumbled up. It was gun violence against gays. Therefore, say Hillary Clinton supporters, it validates calls … Continue reading

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30 BLOCKS OF DOG SHIT & SUGAR TAXES

Earlier this week I left for work on a cool crisp sunny morning at 6:30 am. Traffic seemed lighter than usual. Even the Schuylkill Expressway was moving smoothly. I just knew it was going to be one of those rare … Continue reading

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The 2016 Super Bloc Vote Part II Unleashing David vs the Russian Goliath

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. Voting blocs, smoting blocs, who gives a damn? I got bloc’d in traffic the other day! This is America and everybody has a “voting bloc!” What ya’ didn’t know they’re on sale at Walmart? Two … Continue reading

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How to Protect Americans from Terrorism While Protecting Our Privacy and the Rule of Law

Preface:   Bill Binney is the highest-level NSA whistleblower in history, the NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information, a 36-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a “legend” within the agency, who served as the senior … Continue reading

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Brexit: a Challenge to America’s Domination of Europe

A Unified Europe: Born In the USA While Brexit versus the continuation of the European Union is a hot news topic, few know the secret who and why of the EU’s creation. The lead financial writer at the Telegraph, Ambrose … Continue reading

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Corporate Media Backing Clinton Exploits Orlando Shooting for Passive Holocaust Denial

Within hours of the mass shooting in Orlando, the corporate media backing neoconservative favorite Hillary Clinton began, almost unanimously, to exploit the opportunity to passively promote holocaust and genocide denial. Outlets including the NY Times, CBS News, NBC News, CNN, Newsweek, USA Today, and so on, all referred … Continue reading

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If the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security Interviewed Omar Mateen and They Knew About Him and Still Let Him Go, Then How Are We Supposed To Believe That Syrian Migrants Are Going To Be Vetted and Americans Will Be Safe?

We’ve previously noted that the risk of infiltration of refugee groups by terrorists is very real, so we need in-depth screening of refugees. In the wake of the Orlando shootings, openly-gay, pro-choice Fox News contributor Tammy Bruce makes a good … Continue reading

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The EU Wants to Impose a Tax for Sharing Links on the Internet

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, No wonder the people of Great Britain are itching to rid themselves of this miserable, idiotic union. TechDirt reports: We’ve written plenty of times about ridiculous European plans to create a so-called “snippet … Continue reading

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June 23, 2016: The Brexit Vote Could Change EVERYTHING And Plunge Europe Into Financial Chaos

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. On June 23rd, a vote will be held in the United Kingdom to determine if Britain will stay in the European Union or not.  This is most commonly known as the “Brexit” vote, … Continue reading

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MH-17 Probe Trusts Torture-Implicated Ukraine

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The Ukrainian intelligence service that has been guiding the investigation of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shoot-down of July 2014 recently blocked a United Nations inquiry into alleged … Continue reading

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U.S. Government: Torture Doesn’t Work

63% of Americans believe torture of suspected terrorists is “often” or “sometimes” justified to gather information. While they assume that beating the crap out of bad guys will get them to spill the beans – and prevent more terrorism – … Continue reading

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Immigration Economics: Illegal Aliens Are Our Bread and Butter

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. Immigration Economics: Illegal Aliens Are Our Bread and Butter Have you ever wondered why politicians make some immigration illegal and then turn a blind eye to illegal immigration wherever it is happening … … Continue reading

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Economists DESTROY the Myth that War Is Good for the Economy

Debunking the Stubborn Myth that War Is Good for the Economy About.com notes: One of the more enduring myths in Western society is that wars are somehow good for the economy. It is vital for policy-makers, economists and the public … Continue reading

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The Agenda is Set: Elect the War-Hawk for the Sake of “Progress”

By Kit, Off-Guardian.org. Hillary Clinton is the most qualified person to “rule the world”, if she can get around the “insane” US Constitution With the democratic nomination now officially all but certain (Sanders, quite obviously, never had a chance), the … Continue reading

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Must Watch Video – Google Caught Manipulating Search Results in Favor of Hillary Clinton

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, An under-the-radar startup funded by billionaire Eric Schmidt has become a major technology vendor for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, underscoring the bonds between Silicon Valley and Democratic politics. The Groundwork, according to … Continue reading

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Inside The Secret Super Majority that Decide Election 2016 & War with Russia

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. How well the candidate from either party satisfies 7 questions from a particular group of people will determine who the President of the United States will be after this election. The … Continue reading

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Even for a Democrat, Clinton Stands Out as Violent, Aggressive

Robert Parry says in his latest piece that while the Democrats have been “a reluctant war party” since 1968, by nominating Hillary Clinton, they have once again become an “aggressive war party”. Noam Chomsky notes that indeed, Hillary Clinton would … Continue reading

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Democrats Are Now the Aggressive War Party

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The Democratic Party has moved from being what you might call a reluctant war party to an aggressive war party with its selection of Hillary Clinton as its … Continue reading

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Worst Economy In 5,000 Years?

Lowest Interest Rate In 5,000 Years According to Bank of England economist Andy Haldane, Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist Michael Hartnett and others, we’ve got the lowest interest rates in 5,000 years:   The inventor of quantitative easing – … Continue reading

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Listen to Leanne Mohamad. Listen to Everybody.

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Leanne is a schoolgirl who gave a talk about something she believed in for a school speaking competition. But she spoke outside … Continue reading

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Should Sanders Run As a Third Party Candidate?

The Democratic Party and media has rigged the election against Sanders. 51% of Americans know the primary process is rigged. More than half of Americans want a third party. 42% of Americans now think of themselves as independents … only … Continue reading

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Ali Is Dead, Fear is Alive & Free Speech Is Being Dealt a Knock-Out Punch

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “What are the defenders of free speech to do? The sad fact is that this fundamental freedom is on its heels across America. Politicians of both parties want to use the power of government … Continue reading

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Journalistic Malpractice – How Hillary Clinton “Clinched” the Nomination on a Day Nobody Voted

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, I bet this poll had a lot to do with the decision to call democratic race for Hillary. They're scared. #VoteBernie pic.twitter.com/lSFP7ZG1T8 — Christie Sparrow (@sparrows1981) June 7, 2016 Last night, Associated … Continue reading

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Declaring Clinton’s Premature Victory

By Joe Lauria. Originally published at Consortium News. Hillary Clinton needs to win 613 of the remaining 775 pledged delegates to clinch the Democratic Party nomination for president. That’s the math, though not what you’ve been seeing in the corporate … Continue reading

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Flashback: “Networks are Colluding” to Declare Clinton the Overall Winner Before California Polls Close

Originally posted May 30th. 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 … Continue reading

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The Lie That “China Wins” if the TPP Kangaroo Tribunals are Stopped

By William K. Black, Associate Professor of Economics and Law at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and the former head S&L regulator. Originally published at NewEconomicPerspectives.org. Proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) know that they have a major … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Emails Revealed Names of Undercover CIA Agents

By Ray McGovern, a 27-year CIA veteran, who chaired National Intelligence Estimates and personally delivered intelligence briefings to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, their Vice Presidents, Secretaries of State, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and many other senior … Continue reading

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MH-17 Probe Relies on Ukraine for Evidence

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The Dutch-led investigation into the 2014 shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 relies heavily on information provided by the Ukrainian security service and operates primarily from a field office … Continue reading

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YOU ARE HERE

“The next Fourth Turning is due to begin shortly after the new millennium, midway through the Oh-Oh decade. Around the year 2005, a sudden spark will catalyze a Crisis mood. Remnants of the old social order will disintegrate. Political and … Continue reading

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US Government Intentionally Destroys 9/11 Evidence

Presumption of a Cover-Up … Judges and lawyers know that – if someone intentionally destroys evidence – he’s probably trying to hide his crime.  American law has long recognized that destruction of evidence raises a presumption of guilt for  the … Continue reading

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Russian-Americans Warn Nuclear War Will Leave Millions of Americans Dead. Which Candidate Most Likely to Deescalate?

A group of Russian-American political analysts have issued a detailed warning to US citizens.  They note that allowing the regime in Washington to attack or provoke Russia might leave the US in ruins and tens or hundreds of millions of … Continue reading

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US illegal: History of rogue empire REQUIRING arrests in the present. Vietnam: canceling democracy to back a dictator and cause civil war, false flag for illegal US military invasion, war-murdering millions (8 of 11)

“The only thing new in the world is the history you don’t know.”  – President Harry Truman, Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman (1974) by Merle Miller, pg. 26. 3-minute video: Police, Military – Was your Oath sincere? 3-minute video: … Continue reading

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Employment Lies

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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Coy Barefoot and David Swanson on Ending Endless War

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Three Data Points Regarding Clinton’s Email Server and the Law

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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Why did the DOE’s Lawrence Livermore National Lab produce a 2015 study suggesting that anthrax was NOT used as a bioweapon in Rhodesia’s civil war?

By Meryl Nass, M.D.  Dr. Nass is  a board-certified internist and a biological warfare epidemiologist and expert in anthrax. Nass publishes Anthrax Vaccine. Rhodesia is no more, having been renamed Zimbabwe after it became a majority-ruled black nation in 1980. … Continue reading

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Wall Street Behind Brazil Coup d’Etat

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, publisher of Global Research. (Image) Wall Street Mastermind Henrique de Campos Meirelles, Interim Minister of Finance Control over monetary policy and macro-economic reform was the ultimate objective of the Coup d’Etat. The key appointments from Wall … Continue reading

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The Bigger Nuclear Risk: Trump or Clinton?

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). Hillary Clinton made a strong case for why handing the nuclear codes over to a President Donald Trump would be a scary idea, but there may be equal … Continue reading

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