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Politics and World News

Sanders Takes LEAD Over Clinton In California

The Los Angeles Times reports:  A new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll has found … [Sanders] has battled Clinton to a draw among all voters eligible for the Democratic primary, with 44% siding with him to 43% for Clinton. *** … Continue reading

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Mafia Expert Calls Great Britain the “Most Corrupt Place on Earth”

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The City is a semi-offshore state, a bit like the UK’s crown dependencies and overseas territories, tax havens legitimized by the Privy Council. Britain’s financial secrecy undermines the tax base while providing a conduit into … Continue reading

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Placebo Ballots: Stealing California From Bernie Using an Old GOP Vote-Snatching Trick

 Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton (image by MOXNEWSdotcomARCHIVE, Channel: MOXNEWSdotcomARCHIVE) License   DMCA By Greg Palast and Dennis Bernstein. Reprinted from Reader Supported News. Alert! California poll workers have been told to give all independent voters “provisional” ballots if they want to … Continue reading

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The Federal Reserve Has Created an Unprecedented Disaster for Pension Funds

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, When it comes to the Fed, Congress is mired in hypocrisy. The anti-regulation, de-regulation crowd on Capitol Hill shuts its mouth when it comes to the most powerful regulators of all – … Continue reading

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Bernstein – The White House Is Terrified the Clinton Campaign “Is in Freefall”

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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Turkish Court Convicts Former Miss Turkey of “Insulting the President”

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Hundreds of Turkish academics are waiting to find out whether they will be prosecuted or sacked for spreading “terrorist propaganda”, after they signed a petition calling for violence to end in Turkey’s … Continue reading

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It Is Being Reported That Turkish Military Forces Have Entered Syria

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. There are international news reports that claim that Turkish military forces have entered Syrian territory and have established positions near the towns of Azaz and Afrin.  If these international news reports are true, … Continue reading

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An Insider’s Look at the Dulles 9/11 Video

The strongest evidence linking the alleged hijackers to 9/11 was a video said to be from the closed circuit TV (CCTV) system at Dulles International Airport in Washington DC. The video was not made available until the day before the … Continue reading

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

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 Down With Tyranny. GP … Continue reading

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There Has Been A Coup In Brazil

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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What’s Really Best for Israel?

By Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun Magazine, chair of the Network of Spiritual Progressives, rabbi of Beyt Tikkun Synagogue in Berkeley, Ca. and author of 11 books The New York Times has consistently turned its news’ pages into the … Continue reading

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Lock Up the Men, Evict the Women and Children

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.)   People wait in line for a free lunch outside Skid Row’s Gladys Park in Los Angeles. Skid Row houses … Continue reading

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Obama Violates Nuclear Treaties while Iran Upholds Them

The IAEA issued a new report reconfirming that Iran is “complying with the P5+1 nuclear deal, and that Iran’s stockpiles have all remained below the limits set forth in the deal.” The ‘deal’ has been selectively imposed, mainly by the … Continue reading

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As Our Past Wars Are Glorified This Memorial Day Weekend, Give Some Thought To Our Prospects Against The Russians And Chinese In World War III

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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Federal Reserve Admits that Fed Policy Is Increasing Inequality

The St. Louis Fed asked last week, “Are Rising Stock Prices Related to Income Inequality?” … and answered affirmatively: Income inequality in the U.S. started to increase in the 1970s, and stock market gains accompanied this increase, according to a … Continue reading

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Trump’s Decision to Debate Sanders in California is His Most Genius Move Yet

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Here, a Clinton match-up is highly likely to be an unmitigated electoral disaster, whereas a Sanders candidacy stands a far better chance. Every one of Clinton’s (considerable) weaknesses plays to every one … Continue reading

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9/11 Disinformation: Saudi Arabia Attacked America — Paul Craig Roberts

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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Clinton’s Imperious Brush-off of Email Rules

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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HARD TIMES & FALSE NARRATIVES

The mainstream media mouthpieces for the establishment peddle false narratives, disingenuous storylines, and outright propaganda to keep the ignorant masses confused, oblivious to reality, misinformed, and passively submissive to the opinions of highly paid “experts” and captured fiscal authorities. The … Continue reading

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What It Takes to Be President of the American Police State: Anti-Big Money, Anti-War, Pro-Constitution, Freedom-Loving Candidates Need Not Apply

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “The qualifications for president seem to be that one is willing to commit mass murder one minute and hand presidential medals of freedom to other war criminals in the next. One need only apply … Continue reading

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Rejecting the Matrix: Breaking the Chains that Bind the Mind

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Shaun King of The Daily News – “Why I’m Leaving the Democratic Party”

  Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In a February post titled, It’s Not Just the GOP – The Democratic Party is Also Imploding, I noted the following:  Yes, of course, Trump winning the GOP nomination marks the … Continue reading

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NSA Whistleblowers Vindicated By High-Level Pentagon Official

Obama, Hillary Clinton and other government officials have said that Snowden should have “gone through proper channels” instead of publicly blowing the whistle. But we pointed out in 2013 that there are no proper channels Snowden could have gone through. … Continue reading

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More Game-Playing on MH-17?

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The West keeps piling the blame for the 2014 shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Russian President Putin although there are many holes in the case and the U.S. … Continue reading

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A Shocking NBC News Report Says That Someday We Will Be Microchipping All Of Our Children

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Would you allow microchips to be surgically implanted in your children if that would keep them safer?  This is already being done to pets on a widespread basis, and a shocking local NBC … Continue reading

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Dear Grads, Don’t Join the Military

By Dan Sanchez, DanSanchez.me. Stay Free to Be All That You Can Be Dear high school senior considering a military career, Graduation is coming up. You’re probably looking forward to a relaxing summer vacation, enjoyed with the peace of mind … Continue reading

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Here’s The Full List Of Organizations That Paid Hillary Clinton From 2013-2015

Submitted by Michael Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In its article titled, How Corporate America Bought Hillary Clinton for $21M, The New York Post details the companies and organizations that paid Hillary in speaking fees from 2013-2015. The total comes to $21.7 million, which … Continue reading

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Father of Western Economics Took ‘Most of his Best Ideas’ from Sharia Law

Transcript with references:  In the West, Adam Smith is considered to be the ‘father of economics’.  He is ‘revered’ both by Western academics and in Western popular culture and government, particularly within the ‘citadel of the international right wing’, Washington, … Continue reading

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Intel Officials Urge Fast Report on Clinton’s Emails

MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity SUBJECT: Those “Damn Emails” – “Really a Concern” Introduction Last Wednesday Robert Gates, CIA Director under President Bush-41 and Defense Secretary under President Bush-43, publicly commented that Secretary Hillary Clinton’s … Continue reading

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Texas Judge Orders DOJ Attorneys to Take Ethics Classes

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, This is simply priceless. The Hill reports: A federal judge in Texas on Thursday tore into Justice Department lawyers who argued the immigration case involving the Obama administration, ordering them to take … Continue reading

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ONLY Donald Trump Raises Five “Fundamental and Urgent” Foreign Policy Questions

Stephen F. Cohen Bemoans MSM’s Dismissal of Trump’s Queries By John V. Walsh. “Only Donald Trump (among the Presidential candidates) has said anything meaningful and critical of US foreign policy.“  (And that includes Bernie Sanders.)  No, that is not Reince … Continue reading

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Top Russian Judge: US ‘Exceptionalism’ Rhetoric is Hitlerian

Russian Constitutional Court Chairman Valery Zorkin pointed out that US exceptionalism rhetoric is the same as rhetoric used by the Nazis, and that it also exemplifies Orwell’s observation that certain people and groups proclaim themselves to be ‘more equal’ than others.  Zorkin noted … Continue reading

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US Downplays a New Syrian Massacre

By Daniel Lazare. Originally published at Consortium News (republished with permission). On May 12, at dawn, members of Al Nusra and an allied Syrian rebel group known as Ahrar al-Sham stormed the Alawite village of Al-Zahraa, reportedly killing 19 people … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s True Colors Emerge as He Snuggles up to Wall Street

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Earlier this week, in the post Donald Trump Will Meet War Criminal Henry Kissinger, I pointed out the following: Since clinching the Republican nomination, Trump’s true colors have started to emerge. He named … Continue reading

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NSA Participated In the Worst Abuses of the Iraq War

NSA Spied On UN to Make Sure Iraq War Resolution Passed … and Assisted with Torture and Assassinations You know the CIA was involved with some of the least savory aspects of the Iraq War. But the NSA got its … Continue reading

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US Hacking, Spyware Targets Include Mass Media, Phone, and Energy Companies

US corporate government wants to control and drain as much of the world as possible.  Reuters, The Register, and others summarize some of its methods: “The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives …. giving … Continue reading

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Poll: Trump Beats Clinton … But Sanders Beats Trump

[Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout] If the Dems Nominate Clinton, They’ll Lose In a new Fox News poll, Trump beats Clinton … but Sanders beats Trump: Trump has a 45-42 percent edge over Clinton, if the presidential election were held … Continue reading

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What about violence from the Clinton campaign?

By Michael Collins (Creative Commons 4.0) Some rough housing at a Democratic Party convention in Nevada over the weekend shocked party leaders and the mainstream media. The official custodians of propriety demand that Sanders control his followers and denounce their … Continue reading

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Visas for Al Qaeda

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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Obama Has Been At War Longer Than Any Other President In History

Bush was a horrible president. At the time, I thought he was the worst president in American history. But Obama has made a lot of firsts himself … For example, Obama: Has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other presidents combined … Continue reading

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The Post-Traumatic Super Hero

By Dan Sanchez, DanSanchez.me. War and Terror in the Marvel and DC Film Universes It has been hero pitted against hero in the cinemas this spring. DC has the face-off right in the title of its latest big-budget flick: Batman V. … Continue reading

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This U.S. Government Is The Most Corrupt In History

“There Has Never Been A Time, However, When The Government Of The United States Was So Perversely And Systematically Dedicated To Special Interests, Earmarks, Side Deals, Log-Rolling, Vote-Trading, And Sweetheart Deals” Government corruption has become rampant: Senior SEC employees spent … Continue reading

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Weapons Headed to Libya – Hillary Clinton’s Interventionist Disaster Continues to Spiral Out of Control

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In retrospect, Obama’s intervention in Libya was an abject failure, judged even by its own standards. Libya has not only failed to evolve into a democracy; it has devolved into a failed … Continue reading

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CERN Discovers New Particle Called The FERIR

By Steve Keen – economics professor and Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University in London – Debt Deflation blog.   CERN has just announced the discovery of a new particle, called the “FERIR”. This … Continue reading

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Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny

By Ron Paul, Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. For many of us concerned with liberty, the letters “NDAA” have come to symbolize Washington’s ongoing effort to undermine the US Constitution in the pursuit of constant war overseas. It … Continue reading

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FBI Caught Planting Microphones Under Rocks, Inside Light Fixtures, and at Bus Stops in California

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, When a reporter for the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command interviewed Frank Zappa for the commands news syndicate, the story was held by a superior who demanded that Zappa – … Continue reading

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“Print the Money”: Trump’s “Reckless” Proposal Echoes Franklin and Lincoln

By Ellen Brown, EllenBrown.com. “Print the money” has been called crazy talk, but it may be the only sane solution to a $19 trillion federal debt that has doubled in the last 10 years. The solution of Abraham Lincoln and … Continue reading

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Welcome to 1984

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) The artifice of corporate totalitarianism has been exposed. The citizens, disgusted by the lies and manipulation, have turned on the … Continue reading

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US Blocks 9/11 Suits against Saudis while Compensating Saudi Bombing Victims

A brief summary of how the US oligarchy has been throwing its ‘own’ civilians under the bus in favor of its terrorist friends in the Saudi dictatorship. Robert Barsocchini is an internationally published author who focuses on force dynamics, national … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Recovery – Poultry Workers Claim They’re Denied Bathroom Breaks and Wear Diapers on the Job

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, More than any other group, the 1% has been convinced that the stock market represents some sort of leading indicator of wealth and prosperity.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Sure, … Continue reading

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