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March 17, 2017

Mar 17 09:20

Independent Scotland to seek cooperation with Russia, British MP says

Independent Scotland will seek to cooperate with all countries including Russia, Tommy Sheppard, a British MP representing the Scottish National Party told TASS on Friday. As possible areas for cooperation, he singled out trade, technology development and especially the renewable sources of energy. He also said an independent Scotland would consider it a political priority to establish relations with European countries and parfticularly the ones located in the north of the continent...

Mar 17 09:19

So many open jobs for truck drivers! It’s another bogus skills shortage story.

Today we learn about all those open jobs for truck drivers, waiting for lazy Americans (or more immigrants) to fill them. It is another bogus “skills shortage” story, revealing much about how America is changing.

Mar 17 09:18

Experts say US shale oil output growth will not bring down oil prices for long

The growth of shale oil production in the United States will not cause a prolonged decline of oil prices and does not make the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) strategy to reduce oil production pointless, according to experts interviewed by TASS. In their opinion, in the coming weeks oil will return to $55 per barrel, which is in the interests of both American and Middle Eastern producers...
Russia cuts oil production by 160,000 barrels per day by mid-March, Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters on Friday. Russia will maintain the oil production cut figure of 300,000 barrels a day until the agreement expires and intends to reach this level by the end of April, Novak said. "We stipulate reaching the target figure of 300,000 barrels per day. As soon as it is reached, I think it will be maintained until the end of the agreement," the minister said... http://tass.com/economy/936202

Mar 17 09:17

Syria Shoots Down Israeli Plane After Israel Launches Air Operation In Support Of ISIS

By Brandon Turbeville

Only a week away from a number of Israeli officials making statements suggesting the buildup to a war with Hezbollah, the Israeli Air Force once again launched airstrikes in Syria, alleging that the strikes were taken against a weapons convoy of the Lebanese militia coming through Syria. Four airplanes took place in the operation according to the Syrian military...

Mar 17 09:15


A 25-year-old software engineer named Edward Mackowiak who worked for Apple has reportedly shot himself in the head at the company headquarters in Cupertino. His death was quickly ruled a suicide just hours later after police found no evidence of foul play at the scene.

What’s strange is how the company refused to give any details about what Mackowiak actually did there. The only information about his job was on a hastily removed Linkedin page. Gizmodo reports it was sparse as well, simply listing him as a software engineer at Apple. His Twitter account has also been quickly deleted. It’s as if the guy himself is being digitally erased post haste.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Maybe he stumbled across the CIA back doors!

Mar 17 09:15

Trump says North Korea is 'behaving very badly' – after secretary of state draws new red line threatening pre-emptive strike if Kim's regime doesn't end its nuclear weapons program

President Donald Trump blasted the North Korean regime on Friday, supporting his secretary of state for drawing a new red line and hinting at a pre-emptive military strike against Pyongyang's nuclear threat.

'North Korea is behaving very badly. They have been "playing" the United States for years. China has done little to help!' Trump wrote on Twitter.

The message came while his secretary of state Rex Tillerson was still in the Far East. Tillerson bluntly warned North Korea's dictator hours earlier that he faces pre-emptive military action if he continues developing nuclear missiles.

Mar 17 09:14

Russian bank tells DOJ mysterious Trump computer connections may have been hacker hoax

A Russian bank has reported to U.S. authorities that mysterious communications resumed recently between one of its computers and an email server tied to President Trump’s business empire, and it has developed evidence the new activity may be the work of a hacker trying to create a political hoax, Circa has learned.

Alfa Bank is asking the U.S. Justice Department for help solving the mystery and pledged its full cooperation.

Mar 17 09:11

‘Now Is Not The Time’: Theresa May Blocks 2nd Scottish Independence Referendum

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has blocked a second Scottish independence referendum, saying “now is not the time” for another vote.

A repeat of the 2014 referendum is not appropriate because the country is already going through a huge change in terms of Brexit, and Scottish people need a fuller picture before making any decision on the future, said May.

Mar 17 09:11

FLASHBACK: FBI ‘Granted FISA Warrant’ Covering Trump Camp’s Ties To Russia

Two separate sources with links to the counter-intelligence community have confirmed to Heat Street that the FBI sought, and was granted, a FISA court warrant in October, giving counter-intelligence permission to examine the activities of ‘U.S. persons’ in Donald Trump’s campaign with ties to Russia.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Obama camp is trying to insist there was no surveillance on the Trump campaign, but the existence of a FISA warrant contradicts that!

Mar 17 09:09

Shoring Up Defense? US to Deploy Stinger Missiles to Europe

The US is planning to deploy Stinger man portable air defense systems to Europe in support of maneuver units, US Army Deputy Chief of Staff Lieutenant General John Murray said in testimony to the US House Armed Services Committee.

Mar 17 09:01

Video: Arkansas Rushes To Execute 8 Men Using Drug Linked To Painful, Botched Executions

The state of Arkansas is planning to execute eight men within a 10-day period in April—that’s nearly a quarter of its entire death row population.

Mar 17 09:00

'Making History' Star Adam Pally Says He Wants To 'Kill Trump'

Adam Pally, star of the new FOX show "Making History," told TMZ on Wednesday he would like to assassinate President Donald Trump.

Mar 17 08:56

Scientists at Oxford say they've invented an artificial intelligence system that can lip-read better than humans

The system, which has been trained on thousands of hours of BBC News programmes, has been developed in collaboration with Google's DeepMind AI division.

Mar 17 08:51

A $6 Linux computer that plays Doom: Could this tiny Chinese clone challenge the Raspberry Pi Zero?

Another day, another would-be Raspberry Pi challenger, this time the tiny LicheePi Zero, which sells for as little as $6.

Like its namesake, the Raspberry Pi Zero, the single-board computer is aimed at electronics hobbyists who want to build their own gadgets.

On paper, it has a faster and more modern processor than the Raspberry Pi Zero, the cheapest Raspberry Pi board, as well as offering Wi-Fi connectivity at a lower price. However, there are also several potential drawbacks to this Chinese-made competitor.

Mar 17 08:42

The FDA Thinks Pop Tarts Are Healthier Than Avocados

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Frosted Flakes cereal and Pop Tarts are healthy foods, but foods containing large amounts of nuts are not. However, the FDA might be changing its tune. All fats are not created equal. Currently, in order to use the term “healthy” on a product’s packaging, the product…

Mar 17 08:40


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Mar 17 08:28

UN report: Israel has established an 'apartheid regime'


Report breaks new ground on the UN's examination of the situation in occupied Palestine by using the word 'apartheid'

Mar 17 08:26

Inflation Hits Consumers, Mortgage Rates Take Off, “Financial Repression” for Bondholders and Savers

The Fed is way behind the curve, but at least it now sees the curve.

Mar 17 08:25

Benghazi Defense Brigades says Egypt gave Haftar a hand to recapture oil ports

Benghazi Defense Brigades (BDB) has issued a statement reassuring that it is still holding firm onto the positions it has seized in the vicinity of the area it has located itself at after handing over the oil terminals to the Petroleum Facilities Guard of the UN-proposed government and after it had withdrawn to save the lives of its fighters as well as the oil depots at the terminals.

"We are now positioned at an area away from the ports, which were bombed by Egyptian aircraft that were sent to bomb Libyan resources in support of Haftar." The statement adds.

Mar 17 08:25

Deported Mexicans Vow To Flood Into Canada

- Immigrating To "The U.S. Is Over...Now It's Canada's Turn"

Mar 17 08:25

The IRS Scandal, Day 1408: Why Won't The Media Cover It?

It has been nearly four years since the IRS admitted in May of 2013 to singling out and targeting conservative groups, especially tea party groups, for additional scrutiny, onerous paperwork, and even audits. The IRS’s abusive targeting, which lasted for years, was entirely motivated by political animus and caused untold — incalculable, even — devastation to conservatives and to conservative groups. ...

After meeting with, and speaking with, hundreds of local tea party organization members in 2013, I was convinced of three key points: 1) the IRS’s targeting scandal had had a profound impact on organizations’ abilities to attract new members, fundraise, and engage on important policy battles; 2) the chilling effect of the federal government’s actions was real, devastating, and impossible to calculate; and 3) the American public needed to know the full extent of the targeting scandal so we could ensure it would never happen again.

Mar 17 08:24


In the province of Aleppo, the Syrian army’s Tiger Forces liberated the villages of Tal Ahmar, Asimiyah, Qarin, Hazazah, Tal Ayyub, Um Zulaylah and Rasm al-Harmel. Government troops also attacked ISIS units at Ahmadiyah and Zubaydah.

Government forces took control of the Al-Mazar Mountaion, the nearby military depots, the Palmyra gas field. Government troops destroyed an ISIS vehicle at the al-Talila crossroad and some 4 ISIS members at the town of Arak.

Over 150 Russian sappers arrived the Syrian city of Palmyra to take part in a mine clearance effort, the Russian Defense Ministry announced. The sappers will use cutting-edge equipment and protective gear, Ruslan Alakhverdiyev, Deputy Chief of the Russian Armed Forces’ Engineering Troops said at the Russia-24 TV channel.

Mar 17 08:22

Jeff Sessions Goes Full 'Reefer Madness' on Pot

Attorney general says marijuana is "only slightly less awful" than heroin

Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued a personal campaign to demonize marijuana, calling cannabis a "life-wrecking dependency" that is "only slightly less awful" than heroin in a speech on violent crime in Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday.

Insisting that the federal government should return to a Nancy Reagan-style, 1980s anti-drug campaign – "educating people and telling them the terrible truth" about controlled substances – Sessions conflated the nation's opioid addiction and overdose crisis, which now claims 140 lives a day, with marijuana, a drug he said will "destroy your life."

Mar 17 08:21

When Money Is “Free,” Discipline Evaporates; When Discipline Evaporates, Decisions Are Disastrous

The only possible output of a system lacking any discipline is self-destruction.

Whatever is free is squandered. When water is free, it’s freely wasted. When electricity is free, there’s no motivation to use it wisely.

Mar 17 08:21

Teacher quits after primary school students threaten to behead her

Frightened teachers at a Sydney primary school have revealed students are showing signs of extreme radicalisation at a young age, saying they have been traumatised by threats of beheading and other violent behaviour.

Students as young as in Year 5 are making the threats and pressuring peers into reading the Koran at Punchbowl Public School in Sydney's southwest, the Daily Telegraph has reported.

Documents given to the newspaper reportedly reveal that at least three staff members have taken stress leave, received counselling and been paid compensation after bullying from Islamic students.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Let the "cultural enrichment" in Australia continue!! - Official George Soros Souse.

Mar 17 08:20

Soros unveils his 'Hate Incident Database' which will help law authorities to track "hate crimes" committed by "Trump supporters"

in hopes of restoring the "Democratic" America he fell in love with and vows to battle Trump to his very last breath.

Mar 17 08:17

Oklahoma lawmaker, found with boy in motel, charged with prostitution

An Oklahoma Republican state senator who campaigned as a champion of family values was booked on felony prostitution charges on Thursday, March 16, after police found him in a motel room with a teenage boy and drugs, court documents showed.

Mar 17 08:16

Politics in 60 seconds: Ukraine

Mar 17 08:15

Palestinians hail UN report declaring Israel an apartheid state

Palestinians are welcoming a landmark UN report that finds Israel guilty of practicing apartheid.

Meanwhile Israel and its US patron have reacted with rage.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"How dare you! How dare you to dare! How DARE you dare to dare .... to dare!!!!" -- Nodding Yahoo

Mar 17 08:14

Israeli warplanes hit targets in Syria as tensions flare

Israeli warplanes struck several targets in Syria early Friday, prompting retaliatory missiles launches, in the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six years ago.

Syria's military said it had downed an Israeli plane and hit another as they were carrying out pre-dawn strikes near the famed desert city of Palmyra that it recaptured from extremists this month.

"Our air defense engaged them and shot down one warplane over occupied territory, hit another one, and forced the rest to flee," the army said in a statement carried by state news agency SANA.

Mar 17 08:13

Palestinian amputee, 14, recalls detention by Israeli forces: 'I wasn't afraid of being hit'

More troops arrived. Issa’s hands were finally shackled behind his back by force with three plastic handcuffs, and he was blindfolded. Two other, older boys were also arrested with him. Issa denies throwing stones at the soldiers. He says he was holding the bag with the pitas before he was arrested and that he was on his way back to his grandmother’s house.

Back on the street, says Issa, a soldier kicked his leg, wrenching loose the prosthesis. Issa fell to the ground, hands tied behind his back. The soldier recoiled in fright at the sight of the false leg. Issa somehow managed to get back up on his one good leg. Other soldiers had arrived in the meantime. One of them, Issa relates, asked him, “What happened to you?” To which he replied, “My leg left me.” “Why didn’t you say so before?” the soldier said and slapped him. The soldiers didn’t give him a chance to explain that he was disabled, Issa says.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Welcome to the "new normal" for Palestinian teenagers, courtesy of the IDF.

Mar 17 08:11

'He's taking the p**s': Outrage as George Osborne takes on SIXTH job as editor of London Evening Standard - despite having zero journalistic experience and refusing to stand down as MP or £13k-a-day consultant

The former Tory chancellor, 45, has been appointed by billionaire owner Evgeny Lebedev and will be paid up to £400,000-a-year despite never working in journalism before.

Mar 17 08:10

‘Brexit is the last straw' EU has run out of patience with UK, says ex-EU official

Italian EU diplomat Corrado Pirzio-Biroli revealed his regret at trying to convince Britons to stay in the Brussels bloc during the 1975 referendum.

And the former Commission official attacked British governments for their constant ambivalence towards Europe - claiming attitudes towards the bloc have not changed since Winston Churchill was in charge.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Maybe Britain is still holding a grudge for all the times European countries like Spain, France, and Germany tried to invade!

Mar 17 08:08

‘Tear it down ASAP’: French minister issues warning over Dunkirk migrant camp

The news comes less than five months after the Jungle refugee camp in the neighbouring town of Calais was reduced to dust and rubble by the authorities.

The Grande-Synthe tent camp in Dunkirk is currently home to more than 1,500 UK-bound refugees – mostly from Iraq, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan – and is said to be dangerously overcrowded.

Addressing a Senate committee on Wednesday, Mr Le Roux said Grande-Synthe residents were behaving in an “unacceptable manner” and posed a “threat” to public order.

Mar 17 08:07

Trump Turned The Tables! Gowdy and Chaffetz Are About To Bring The Heat! Obama Wire Tapped Trump!

Mar 17 08:06

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting slams George Osborne Evening Standard appointment and demands he RESIGN from Commons

Streeting launched a fierce attack, demanding Osborne resign as an MP.

He said: “This appointment is bad news for the reputation of politics, journalism, and the relationship between the two.

“The conflict of interest is best exemplified by politicians queuing up to congratulate George Osborne on his new role. In no way is this double-jobbing acceptable.

“At risk of never receiving favourable coverage in the Standard again, this is a real disservice to Tatton and to professional journalism.

“He simply cannot continue as an MP while editing a daily newspaper and his appointment raises serious doubts about whether London’s Labour Mayor, MPs, and councils will receive fair coverage under such an obviously partisan editor.”

Mar 17 08:05

US Expects More Missile, Nuclear Testing by North Korea

With tensions between the US and North Korea always rising in the first quarter of every year, only to fall off when North Korean forces are redeployed to help plant crops, there is still time for North Korea to launch another provocative round of tests for either missiles or their nuclear weapons program, and US officials believe such tests are likely imminent.

Officials quoted by CNN say that the US has deployed a growing number of surveillance satellites over North Korea to track equipment movements that might signal such tests, and that North Korea is moving equipment to unusual, previously unused locations, which they think might be a sign they’re going to try to test from places less covered by the satellites.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

No sourced quotes whatsoever, and look at the mealymouth wording; " US officials believe such test are likely imminent" "which they think might be a sign..."

Could the US government be broadcasting more loudly for the world to expect a false flag to be blamed on North Korea?!?

Most probably, not!!

Mar 17 08:00

Syrian army says it shot down Israeli jet

Syria's army high command said in a statement on Friday Israeli jets breached Syrian air space early in the morning and attacked a military target near Palmyra in what it described as an act of aggression that aided Islamic State.

It said its air defenses shot down one of the Israeli jets over what it called "occupied ground" and damaged another.

Mar 17 08:00

George Soros Fuels Riots In Macedonia Amid Gov Meltdown

Billionaire George Soros has spent millions of dollars funding violent protests and riots in Macedonia, in a move designed to incite civil war and create a military conflict with Russia.

Mar 17 08:00

Trump's aggressive North Korea stance may face backlash in Seoul, Beijing

President Donald Trump, known to elude conventional foreign policy, is expected to seek out new solutions to reign in a belligerent Pyongyang, instead of continuing former President Barack Obama's strategy of economic sanctions. Speaking in Tokyo on Thursday, Tillerson highlighted the need for a fresh approach, acknowledging that two decades of American efforts to denuclearize North Korea have failed.

But while Tokyo may be open to a more forceful stance, the same isn't true for Beijing and Seoul.

South Korea's new president and Chinese sovereignty concerns could emerge as key obstacles to Washington's goal of a unified, confrontational stance against North Korea.

Mar 17 07:59

Swift severs remaining North Korean links to global banking

North Korea’s remaining links to global banking networks via Swift have been severed, according to the Brussels-based international system that supports most of the world’s financial transactions.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

North Korea just broke free of the private central bankers!

Mar 17 07:58

US Sends Attack Drones to South Korea Ahead of Simulated Invasion of North

The United States has announced it will send a wing of Grey Eagle attack drones to be permanently stationed in South Korea. Is this a part of a larger strategy?

Brian Becker invited Will Griffin, a member of the US-based task force Stop THAAD in Korea and US Militarism in Asia and & Pacific, to discuss the issue.
The Korean Peninsula has captured the world's attention of late. While North Korea launched a ballistic missile that is in theory capable of delivering a nuclear device, the president of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, was impeached over corruption allegations, leaving the nation in the state of disarray. So why would the US send a wing of attack drones to be permanently stationed in South Korea?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And that political message is, from the US government perspective, "My way, or the highway!!"

Mar 17 07:57

Turkey THREATENS To Send Europe '15,000 Refugees A Month,' Confirming Refugees Are A Threat

If you needed any confirmation so-called "refugees" are actually hostile invaders, look no further.

Mar 17 07:55

Five different 9th Circuit judges absolutely DESTROYED the unlawful ruling in the FIRST travel ban:

... "the panel opinion stands contrary to well-established separation-of-powers principles."

Mar 17 07:53

Crimea-for-Sanctions Deal 'Off the Table' - Kremlin Spokesman

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that any deal on Crimea in exchange for the cancellation of Western sanctions "is off the table."

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia will not agree to any deal on Crimea in exchange for the cancellation of Western sanctions, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday, ruling out the prospects of a second referendum.

"No, it cannot. This is off the table," Peskov told reporters when asked whether Moscow was ready to either hammer out a deal with the United States or conduct a second referendum on the Black Sea peninsula.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Some forms of peaceful self-determination are obviously more equal than others, in the eyes of the Orwellian American deep state.

Crimean peaceful self-determination (which is precisely what the people practiced when they voted to leave Ukraine and petition the Russian Federation to join it, and is enshrined in the UN charter), was completely rubbished and ignored by the United States government, because that peaceful self-determination was not to their geopolitical liking.

And interestingly, the sanctions have made Russia more independent and stronger, economically.

Mar 17 07:51

Key Democratic Officials Now Warning Base Not to Expect Evidence of Trump/Russia Collusion

Key Democratic officials are clearly worried about the expectations that have been purposely stoked and are now trying to tamp them down. Many of them have tried to signal that the beliefs the base has been purposely led to adopt have no basis in reason or evidence.

The latest official to throw cold water on the MSNBC-led circus is President Obama’s former acting CIA chief Michael Morell. What makes him particularly notable in this context is that Morell was one of Clinton’s most vocal CIA surrogates. In August, he not only endorsed Clinton in the pages of the New York Times but became the first high official to explicitly accuse Trump of disloyalty, claiming: “in the intelligence business, we would say that Mr. Putin had recruited Mr. Trump as an unwitting agent of the Russian Federation.”

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Mar 17 07:51

Avi Gilburt: Major Whipsaws Ahead

Many of the guests we have on FS Insider make timely calls in various markets, and Avi Gilburt of ElliottWaveTrader.net is no exception. The last time Gilburt came on our show in November 2016, rather than predicting a correction, he suggested that the S&P 500 and other major market indices may just continue in a straight up move well beyond what people expect – what he referred to as a "melt up" – which is exactly what happened.

Mar 17 07:50

"FLASHBACK--- Foreign Minister of Israel: Admits Murder in Europe, Sex for Secrets

--- Foreign Minister of the Zionist State of Israel has admitted that she murdered scholars in Europe --- also admits to having been a prostitute targeting persons in order to record the sex and use for bribery

Mar 17 07:46

"A Russian bank has reported to U.S. authorities that mysterious communications may be the work of a hacker trying to create a political hoax."

DESPERATE DEMS --RUSSIAN BANK Reports Computer Hacks Designed To Make It Appear Trump Had Secret Relationship With Them

Mar 17 07:43

Food Stamp Recipients Increasingly Are The Working Poor

Newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides more evidence of just how many low-income households continue to struggle to put food on the table.

According to a recent report from the USDA, an increasing share of individuals who receive benefits through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program, also known as food stamps, live in households where at least one person is working.

Nearly 32 percent of SNAP households are home to at least one wage-earner, according to the most recent data on the program, compared to only 19.6 percent in 1989, as far back as USDA data is availabe.

Webmaster's Commentary: 


What recovery, please, and for whom?!? I am REALLY KEEN to know which sectors of the economy are recovering!!

Because for most working people here on Oahu, and many other places in this country, the alleged "recovery" is just a chimera, an illusion, and something that is completely non-existent in their daily lives!!!

Mar 17 07:43


“The proposition is that a sitting MP, from the governing party, is appointed Editor of a major British newspaper – in addition to his new position as a highly-paid City adviser. It smacks of greed and the accumulation of power, undermining the Government’s intention to create a country that works for everyone.

Mr Osborne is clearly being badly advised and we can only hope that others help him to understand the damage he is doing to the reputation of parliament and democracy at a critical time in the country’s history. The conflict of interest is so clear it is astonishing that it should have been proposed. A key role of the media is to hold politicians to account; to have a recent Minister or an MP running the editorial line of a newspaper certainly calls into question whether this principle can be upheld."

Mar 17 07:41

Hillary's Hackers, Awan Brothers Saga Deepens

Awan Brothers From Pakistan: They Ran DNC Congress Computers, Committed Treason

Mar 17 07:36

Rex Tillerson: When It Comes To North Korea, All Options Are On The Table

A U.S. policy of strategic patience with North Korea has ended, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in South Korea on Friday, adding that military action would be “on the table” if North Korea elevated the threat level.

Tillerson began his first Asian visit as secretary of state in Japan on Wednesday and will travel to China on Saturday with a main focus on finding a “new approach” on North Korea after what he described as two decades of failed efforts to denuclearize the insular nation.

“Let me be very clear: the policy of strategic patience has ended. We are exploring a new range of security and diplomatic measures. All options are on the table,” Tillerson told a news conference in Seoul.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Tillerson is telegraphing a coming false flag, to be blamed on North Korea, to "kick this up a notch"

Mar 17 07:32

The fake news establishment media at CNN is at it again.

CNN fabricates story about Hannity pulling a gun on another Fox contributor to smear him. One problem: the person he supposedly pulled a gun on completely denies it. CNN proudly stands by their fake story.

Mar 17 07:32


The United States Army gave up its jungle training school in Panama in 1999 when the U.S. returned land there to the Panamanian government. A couple years later jungle training was all but phased out in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks as the Army focused money and manpower on preparing soldiers to fight in the mountainous desert terrains of Afghanistan and Iraq.

Now, surviving and fighting in tropical rainforests has once again recaptured the Army’s interest and sparked the launch of its first jungle training school in decades located some 30 miles inland from Hawaii's Waikiki Beach.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Part of the US Military's "pivot to Asia", I suppose; but this decision to bring back jungle warfare techniques telegraphs that this not for the US government's resolving its geopolitical conflicts in a peaceful way, full of moral, hard-won negotiations.

Mar 17 07:30

The Central Bank/Deep State Started The Countdown For The Next Big Event

The corporate media still pushing that there is no evidence for Obama's wiretapping. Intel agencies say that Obama went to the British spy agencies to get the information.

Mar 17 07:30

Muslim Brotherhood expands presence in Germany, seeks to establish Sharia law – security official

Islamic radicals from the Muslim Brotherhood are actively trying to gain a "monopoly" over mosques in the eastern German state of Saxony to attract more followers and increase their influence, the local security service chief has warned.

Mar 17 07:29

Neocon Senator Considers RT A Foreign Agent

Washington bashes anything connected to Russia, including its media, notably RT for giving viewers real news, information and analysis, polar opposite Western media rubbish.

Neocon Senator Jeanne Shaheen wants RT America investigated for potentially violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act, saying:

"We have good reason to believe that RT News is coordinating with the Russian government to spread misinformation and undermine our democratic process."

"The American public has a right to know if this is the case. RT News has made public statements boasting that it can dodge our laws with shell corporations, and it’s time for the Department of Justice to investigate."

Mar 17 07:28

Mac Slavo: "On June 1st The Deep State Will Move To Overthrow Trump"

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 the U.S. government once again hit its debt ceiling. In short, this means that until Congress raises the ceiling, the government will be unable to borrow more money. If you remember the last time this happened, there were weeks of posturing by Republicans and Democrats while some government services started shutting down. After much deliberation and negotiation the debt ceiling was eventually raised and collapse was avoided.

But this time around we may see a very different set of events play out. If it isn’t clear to you just yet, President Trump is under attack from all sides. Democrats, the media and even members of his own Party want to see him fail. But perhaps more importantly, it is the shadow operators known as “The Deep State” who may take this opportunity to lay the blame for decades of machinations at Trump’s feet.

Mar 17 07:25

Patriot saves Police Officer using his Second Amendment Rights.

Does this trigger liberals that a black man thought that blue lives mattered?

Mar 17 07:24

President Trump’s Executive Orders: A Quick Look Into What’s Happened So Far

Executive orders are seen by many new Presidents as a way of getting things done quickly.

Mar 17 07:24


Although the Department of Justice has asked for more time to respond to a House request for evidence related to President Donald Trump’s claim he was wiretapped during his presidential campaign, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said he has received “sufficient” responses about the accusation.

Mar 17 07:23

Russian spy ship again visits U.S. east coast

It was observed traveling northward along the east coast, but outside of U.S. territorial waters.

Mar 17 07:23

Suspicious cellular activity in D.C. suggests monitoring of individuals' smartphones

As the discussion over wiretapping and foreign hacking still dominates the conversation in Washington, an unusually high amount of suspicious cell phone activity in the nation’s capital has caught the attention of the Department of Homeland Security, raising concerns that U.S. officials are being monitored by a foreign entity.

The issue was first reported in the Washington Free Beacon, but a source at telecom security firm ESD America confirmed the spike in suspicious activity to CBS News.

Based on the type of technology used, the source continued, it is likely that the suspicious activity was being conducted by a foreign nation.

The news comes the same week that two Democratic lawmakers wrote to Kelly saying they were “deeply concerned” about hacking vulnerabilities in U.S. cellular networks.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Notice that this is not at all sourced, and we read that breathless statement that "...it is likely that the suspicious activity was being conducted by a foreign nation."

I have to chuckle, and ask myself, "Who are they going to blame for this"?!?

Intelligent people understand to keep their cell conversations light, fluffy, and not of any real import; in fact, Mike and I think that surveilling our phones is punishment duty for newbies at any of the alphabet soup agencies.

And the reality is, that the "baddies" already have their phones encrypted to the point where no one can mess with them.

Mar 17 07:22

Ukrainian Soldiers Caught Planting Car Bombs in Donbass.

Guess Who Trained Them?

Mar 17 07:21

GAMING company Tabcorp has been fined $45 million for breaching anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing laws.

AUSTRAC CEO Paul Jevtovic addressed the media in Sydney today, where he said that it sends an “unequivocal message” to gaming companies.

Mar 17 07:20

CIA Clinton ally trashes ‘Russiagate’,’Trump Dossier’ -- 'takes you nowhere'

Former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell admits ‘no collusion’ between Trump and Russia

Mar 17 07:19

Top 15 Discoveries & Implications of Wikileaks CIA Vault 7 – So Far

Vault 7 has been the subject of a curious and cryptic set of tweets from Wikileaks over the course of the past month or so. Now we know why. In bombshell news, in the greatest leak in Wikileaks history, in the greatest leak in CIA history, a total of 8,761 documents has been released in a series that has been dubbed Vault 7. Even for seasoned conspiracy researchers, the documents are fascinating and horrible at the same time. It confirms the suspicions and knowledge of many investigators. Now we have the proof to substantiate our hunches and intuition. The CIA has been caught with its pants down: spying on its citizens, bypassing encryption to steal their messages, hacking into their electronic devices to listen on their conversations, using US consulates abroad to conduct spying operations, remotely hacking into vehicles (to perform undetectable assassinations) and much more.

Mar 17 07:19

Now That Everyone's Been Pushed into Risky Assets...

A funny thing happened on the way to a low-risk environment: loans in default (non-performing loans) didn't suddenly become performing loans.

Mar 17 07:17

No Joke: Increasingly Repressive Spain Seeks Prison Term for Tweet Joke

A 21-year-old college student in the Spanish university town of Murcia has been accused by a prosecutor from the Spanish National Court of "glorifying terrorism and humiliating victims of terrorism," according to German news website Deutsche Welle, after she tweeted a "joke about a dictator." The court is seeking a three-year prison sentence for her remarks.

Mar 17 07:17

60 Minutes Interview George Soros Tried to Ban - Atheist, Holocaust Criminal Conspiracy

Mar 17 07:15

Erdogan's blackmail could crash the EU once and for all

Turkey will soon hold a referendum that is very important for Erdogan. If he wins, he’ll gain virtually unlimited power over Turkey. But in order to win, he needs to enlist the support of the multi-million Turkish diaspora living in EU countries, a large part of whom have kept their Turkish passports, and therefore the right to vote.

Mar 17 07:14

Germany Approves 13 Turkish Electoral Districts

The German government approved 13 Turkish electoral districts so that Turkish citizens living in Germany will be able to cast their vote in the forthcoming Turkish constitutional referendum.

Mar 17 07:14

Windows 10: Fears that Microsoft is about to force updates over metered connections

Some Windows fans are worried that the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update could mean costly data bills.

Windows 10 currently treats Windows Updates on cellular networks differently to those over Wi-Fi because Microsoft knows these updates can be large and result in sizeable bills if they take place on a so-called metered connection, such as a cellular network.

For this reason Windows 10 only downloads 'priority updates'.

But, as SuperSite Windows reports, the latest Windows Insider fast ring build of the Windows 10 Creators update notes a change to the language used.

Mar 17 07:13


On Wednesday, the temporary suspension of the debt ceiling ended, and so now the federal government is not going to be able to go into any more debt until the debt ceiling is raised. For the moment, the Trump administration can implement “emergency measures” to stay under the debt limit, but it won’t be too long before we get to a major crisis point because the federal government is quickly running out of cash. Already, the U.S. Treasury has less cash on hand than Apple or Google, and that cash balance is going to keep on dropping until the debt ceiling is finally lifted.
You may remember that the debt ceiling became a major issue a couple of times during the Obama years. Last time around, Barack Obama and the Republicans in Congress agreed to a horrendous deal which suspended the debt ceiling until several months after the 2016 election…

Webmaster's Commentary: 

WHAT inflated "standard of living"?!?

Maybe for the one percenters, but not for the rest of us, thank you very much.

I am grateful to Heaven right now that I understand how to "slow cook" foods, and be both economical and frugal in our food purchases.

What Congress should do, if it collectively had an ounce of sense, is "pull an Iceland", declare the debt odious, and charge those in the financial sector and government who got us into this mess, and upon conviction, jail their collective backsides with hard time, to encourage others in the government and financial sector to never do this again.

Of course, given the nature of the beast which is Congress, that will only happen when pigs have the ability to fly.

Mar 17 07:13

This laptop-bricking USB stick just got even more dangerous

Remember that USB stick that would destroy almost anything in its path, from laptops, photo booths, kiosks, to even cars?

Now there's a new version, and it's even more dangerous than before.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is another reason why you shouldn't plug in USB sticks you find on the street.

Mar 17 07:12

George Osborne appointed editor of London Evening Standard

MPs and media pundits express surprise after newspaper’s owner Evgeny Lebedev names former chancellor as its new chief

Mar 17 07:12

NATO Think Tank ‘Begrudgingly’ Admits That It’s Okay With Al-Qaeda

The distinguished armchair warriors at Foreign Policy are now deeply concerned about the lack of "moderate" rebels currently operating in Syria. (Perhaps because even Washington now admits that the largest coalition of "rebels" consists mainly of extremists and Al-Qaeda affiliates.)

But Mr. Blumenthal correctly points out that the "serious" foreign policy thinkers — the folks at the de facto NATO think tank, "Atlantic Council", for example — have never tried to disguise their admiration for clearly-not-moderate rebels.

Mar 17 07:11

George Osborne's 48-day-a-year job salary REVEALED

News that ex-Chancellor and current backbench MP George Osborne has declared his £650,000 a year salary from BlackRock, the world’s biggest fund management firm, will have many asking: what jobs are out there that pay so much for just 48 days work a year?

Paid £162,500 for 12 days work a quarter, the MP for Tatton will work in an advisory capacity for the US-based firm.


George Osborne's 'Living Wage':
Serfs: £7.20 per hour
Himself: £1692.70 per hour#BlackRock
We are all in this together.

— Jan Gerton (@TartanRock86) 9 March 2017

Mar 17 07:11

Busted! US Soldiers Caught with $12M Worth of Crystal Meth in South Korea

South Korean prosecutors allege that two American troops stationed in the country smuggled nine pounds worth of methamphetamine from California using the Army’s postal service.

Mar 17 07:10

FLASHBACK - Campaign Needs Tweaking? John McCain’s Fundraiser Arrested for Meth Lab

On Tuesday, 34-year-old Emily Pitha was arrested for narcotics distribution and manufacturing when Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies found an active meth lab and illicit drugs during a search of her north-central Phoenix home.

Mar 17 07:02


With the recent back and forth seemingly taking place between two different factions of the American Deep State and playing out before the entire country, a few alternative media outlets have begun to question whether or not certain mainstream media outlets are actually connected to the Deep State, most notably the CIA. With an unimaginable scale of disinformation being released and promoted throughout mainstream channels on a daily basis, all propagandizing the public to go along with the desired direction of the American establishment, few could assume otherwise. However, such connections between American mainstream outlets and the CIA are more than mere conjecture, they are well-known and have been documented for some time.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Please remember this when the corporate presstitutes on television and radio are marching in lock step, advocating yet more wars, and yet more sacrifices of your children on the bloody pyre of manufactured hatred toward the designated enemy, to exhibit their courage, and honor, and "protect the American way of life", when what they are really protecting are the economic profits of the 1%

After all, war is one of the most financially lucrative businesses at all.

Financial institutions love war, because governments have to borrow - at interest - to keep those wars going.

Mar 17 06:58

North Korea accuses United States of deploying supersonic bomber -- are "deepening the threat of nuclear weapons."

claim - For about an hour, the United States conducted atomic bombing exercises

Mar 17 06:52


The American dream — the idea that anyone can own their own home and do better than the previous generation with the right amount of hard work — has been fading for years, with rising house prices and stagnant wages. Now, people who want to achieve it may be better off seeking it in Canada, the U.K. or Denmark according to a new study published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
At least the Fed is admitting its total failure.

The study, authored by Raj Chetty, professor of economics at Stanford University, defined the concept as the ability for children born in the bottom fifth of income distribution to reach the top fifth. In the U.S. the likelihood of that is 7.5%, whereas in Canada children born in that group are twice as likely to rise to the top — at 13.5%. In the U.K. the likelihood of achieving that move from the bottom fifth to the top fifth is 9% and in Denmark it is 11.7%.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Congrats to the Fed for having stated the obvious!!

Mar 17 06:48

Russia seeks to classify Jehovah's Witnesses as 'extremist group'

Local prosecutors have likened the religion to a cult and have called it a danger to Russian families.

Mar 17 06:45


President Trump’s senior advisor, the ever loyal Kellyanne Conway is standing behind her boss’ assertion that he and his family were spied on by the Obama administration. Fox News Channel’s Shepard Smith has taken Conway to task for her claims that the government had the capabilities to spy on people by means other than a phone tap.

Mar 17 06:41

Politics in 60 seconds: Ukraine

Mar 17 06:40

Spain’s fracking bubble bursts

Five companies give up shale

Mar 17 05:42

'NCIS: Los Angeles' Stars Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen Honor Holocaust Survivors at Memorial Museum Gala

t was Ruah’s third consecutive year at the event, held at the Beverly Hilton, but it was the first for Olsen, whose father teaches about Holocaust remembrance as a college professor, the actor told THR. Both consider Holocaust remembrance to lie at the core of their identities, Olsen said.
Note: The core of their identities! Many countries also have broader laws that criminalize genocide denial. Of the countries that ban Holocaust denial, some, such as Austria, Germany, Hungary, and Romania, were among the perpetrators of the Holocaust, and many of these also ban other elements associated with Nazism, such as the expression of Nazi symbols.

Mar 17 05:19

Tillerson not ruling out US deployment of nuclear weapons to Korean Peninsula

"Nothing has been taken off the table," Tillerson said in the interview with Fox News, in comments if Washington admits the possibility of increasing weapons supplies to Seoul and deploying nuclear weapons to South Korea. "We’re exchanging views," Tillerson said during his visit to the demilitarized zone on the border between two Koreas. "The policy of strategic patience has ended," he stressed at a press conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se.

General Eisenhower wanted to deploy nukes to Korea during the Korean war, but Truman opposed the idea, instead sending bomb assemblies minus the fission cores as a warning.

Mar 17 05:16

The Debt Ceiling Deadline Has Passed, And Now The Biggest Test Of Donald Trump’s Presidency Begins…

On Wednesday, the temporary suspension of the debt ceiling ended, and so now the federal government is not going to be able to go into any more debt until the debt ceiling is raised.

Mar 17 00:15

AUSTRALIA: Teacher quits after Muslim primary school students threaten to behead her

Frightened teachers at a Sydney primary school have revealed Muslim students are showing signs of extreme radicalization at a very young age – 5th grade – saying they have been traumatized by threats of beheadings and other violent behavior from these Muslim students .

Mar 17 00:11

The Battle to Restore Veterans’ Gun Rights Now Moves to the Senate

Law-abiding veterans have waited long enough for their constitutional rights. And the last thing we want is to give anti-gun Senators an opportunity to turn this bill into a gun-hating Christmas tree.

Mar 17 00:04

Maddow’s big nothingburger

This could be a learning experience for you, Rachel. You could return from this self-inflicted faceplant with a new sense of what the media ought to be doing, instead of carrying out weak hits on the president on behalf of a Democrat Party which seems bent on self-annihilation. You could even share the lesson with many of your media accomplices; many of whom are in dire need of it. I have serious doubts that you will, however. In the meantime, you made that nothingburger… now you have to eat it.

March 16, 2017

Mar 16 23:57


Remember: There is no “right to be forgotten” in the abstract; no law can ensure that, and no law can be limited to that. Instead, the “right” this aims to protect is the power to suppress speech — the power to force people (on pain of financial ruin) to stop talking about other people, when some government body decides that they should stop.

Mar 16 20:24

Trump’s Quiet Outreach to Russia

By Gilbert Doctorow

Many backers of Donald Trump’s planned foreign policy, which sought détente with Russia, are wringing their hands and shaking their heads over what looks like the policy’s defeat in the face of media and Democratic Party attacks, abetted by maverick Republican senators, in which “Russian contacts” and “Russian meddling” are the code words.

But there may be another way to see the situation. There are indications that Trump may be continuing to advance a more collaborative approach toward Russia through the quiet expansion of military-to-military cooperation, such as the recent meeting in Turkey to coordinate strikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria.

Mar 16 19:55

Weight Loss Strains

Trying to shed some weight? You might be surprised by this weight loss tip; Start using cannabis. While cannabis has long been known for its appetite inducing effects, research is now indicating that it can actually help lower BMI and reduce obesity. In fact, states with medical cannabis laws have even seen a 2-6 percent reduction in obesity rates. So how does cannabis pull off this weight loss trick? And more importantly, how can we harness its power for our own weight loss goals?

Mar 16 18:13

New approach to North Korea

Mar 16 17:55

Dem Congressman Refers To Rachel Maddow As 'Sir'

Democratic Congressman Bill Pascrell of New Jersey accidentally referred to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow as "sir" during an interview on her show Wednesday.

Mar 16 17:37

Has Stock Rally Reached Its Speed Limit?

The Dow is presently hitting the upper bound of its post-2009 bull market.

Mar 16 17:11

This State Is Now “Protecting” You From Kerrygold Butter

Grass-fed butter is not as common in America as it is in Europe, making it harder to come by in the states. Kerrygold, the Irish brand of grass-fed butter, has been a staple in the high fat diet community as it can be purchased almost anywhere from health food grocers like Whole Foods, to your local neighborhood grocery chain.

However, thanks to an archaic state law, Kerrygold Irish Butter is being ripped from the shelves of grocery stores, and consumers are not happy...

Mar 16 16:49

Scammers Trick Trump-Hater Into Giving Them $9,000 For Forged 'Exxon Bribery' Documents

A scam-artist posing as an "Italian businessman" managed to trick a left-wing activist who was desperate to take down Trump into handing over $9,000 for blatantly forged documents claiming to show Exxon bribed Trump to appoint him Secretary of State.

Mar 16 16:37

Foreign Investors Pile into US Commercial Real-Estate Bubble

With impeccable timing, after a blistering 7-year price boom.

Mar 16 16:05

Worse Than 1929?

The US stock market today has never been more dangerous and overvalued, according to respected Wall Street market analyst John Hussman. Indeed, Hussman goes as far as to say that “this is the most dangerous and overvalued stock market on record — worse than 2007, worse than 2000, even worse than 1929” as reported by Marketwatch.

Mar 16 16:01

Surprising revelation: Janet Yellen reveals why the Fed is raising rates!

Usually we can only guess at the motives of our senior officials. But on rare occasions they give us clues to their real priorities and objectives. The Fed is especially opaque, so we speculate about their odd rate increases during a slow and slowing economy. Yesterday Janet Yellen explained why. The answer is shocking (to those who do not know the Fed’s history).

Mar 16 16:00

The Rich Are Not Creating Enough Jobs In The U.S. Rather They Are Shifting The Balance Of Power Rapidly From West To East – Here Is How.

Rich people including the entrepreneurs and wealthy investors create the jobs that sustain everyone else by starting and directing America's companies.

Mar 16 15:57

“Obamacare Lite”: A Fiscal Fraud

Speaker Ryan’s Obamacare “repeal and replace” plan, as I’ve been predicting, is a complete fiscal disaster.

Not only will it add $1.1 trillion to the Federal deficit over the next decade, but, more importantly, it reforms exactly nothing.

Mar 16 15:55

Forgotten War? Veterans Of Aden Conflict Fight For Medals

Veterans of a forgotten colonial war in the Arabian Gulf are calling on the government to recognize their service with medals.

The retired servicemen, who were reservist airborne engineers suddenly called into warfighting while on their two-week annual training exercise, have long argued they should be given the General Service Medal (GSM) with South Arabia clasp.