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Apr 25 10:40

Landmark Ruling Will Finally Allow Victims to Hold CIA 'Torturers to Account'

In a landmark victory for torture victims, U.S. District Court Judge Justin Quackenbush ruled on Friday that a lawsuit against two psychologist CIA contractors who helped design the agency's brutal interrogation program may move forward.

It is the first such case to proceed since before the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

By rejecting a motion to dismiss the civil case, Quackenbush gives the plaintiffs—Tanzanian Suleiman Abdullah Salim, Libyan Mohamed Ahmed Ben Soud, and the family of Afghani Gul Rahman—a chance "to call their torturers to account in court for the first time," said ACLU staff attorney Dror Ladin, who argued in court on Friday.

Ladin called it "a historic win in the fight to hold the people responsible for torture accountable for their despicable and unlawful actions."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Good!!!

Apr 25 10:28

Protests against Money in Politics: Thousands of Enraged Americans Storm Washington. Media Yawns

On April 12, largely unnoticed by the corporate media, they began a weeklong series of rallies protesting money in politics and calling for a restoration of the sanctity of the election process.

In a show of civil disobedience designed to raise awareness of the devastating influence of money in politics, more than 1,400 people got themselves arrested outside the Capitol.

Notwithstanding the timeliness of the event — and its direct relevance to the presidential race — coverage has been miniscule. An analysis by the advocacy group Media Matters has found that the major news networks between April 11 and April 18 devoted to the protests a grand total of … 29 seconds, and only on PBS.

The only time the media seemed to find anything worth reporting was when celebrities were taken away in shackles. Actress Rosario Dawson was arrested Friday, April 15. Vermont’s ice cream royalty, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, were arrested as part of Democracy Awakening on Monday.

Apr 25 10:14

Obama Dismisses NKorea Proposal on Halting Nuke Tests

A day after North Korea's foreign minister told The Associated Press that his country is ready to halt its nuclear tests if the United States suspends its annual military exercises with South Korea, President Barack Obama said Sunday that Washington isn't taking the proposal seriously and Pyongyang would "have to do better than that."

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong, interviewed Saturday by the AP, also defended his country's right to maintain a nuclear deterrent and warned that Pyongyang won't be cowed by international sanctions. And for those waiting for the North's regime to collapse, he had this to say: Don't hold your breath.

"Stop the nuclear war exercises in the Korean Peninsula, then we should also cease our nuclear tests," he said in his first interview Saturday with a Western news organization.

Obama dismissed North Korea's latest overture at a news conference Sunday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Hannover, Germany.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A short memo to President Obama: the longer you wait to engage with China in serious negotiations to replace the Armistice (which is simply a cessation of military activities)with a real peace treaty, the sooner Kim Jung Un, or his successor will possess - and be able to successfully aim - a nuclear weapon.

This should have been on your "to do" list from the very moment you took the oath of office; but obviously, you have chosen to just let the situation fester here, because you have been hoping for a potential war with China, in order to defeat the rise of the yuan.

But sir, I need to ask you: did you happen to get the memo that last week that China is issuing a gold-backed yuan, which is not convertible at all into US dollars?!?

Apparently, Mr. President, the Chinese government was way ahead of you on this.

Apr 25 10:09

Wikipedia deletes "Covert United States foreign regime change actions"

Webmaster's Commentary: 

But you can still see it in the internet archive!

Apr 25 10:05

TPP Consultation Turns Away Scores of Lower Mainlanders (BC Canada)

Scores of Lower Mainland residents who wanted to tell the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade what they think of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment deal negotiated by the Harper Conservatives were denied that chance Monday.

More than 50 people rallied outside the Richmond Radisson Hotel where the hearings were scheduled to be held, eventually being frisked before entering the hearing hall on a red carpet laid by protesters that read "170,000 Say No to TPP" -- referring to the number of signatures on an anti-TPP petition.

Although the committee did choose to hear from some applicants Monday, as for 170 other members of the activist group Leadnow who had applied to address the committee, they learned last week, without explanation, that they would not be heard.

"They were all rejected," said the group's Vancouver organizer, Jolan Bailey. "They didn't even tell us when they did. We only found out when they published the list of who was speaking -- we noticed that none of our people were on there."

Apr 25 10:04

Has LewRockwell.com Become a Zionist Shill?– Veterans Today Interviews Michael A. Hoffman

LewRockwell.com and The American Conservative are interested in gaining some Judaic cover for their Libertarian or milquetoast “Conservative” views, and hence, they publish puff pieces for the hideous, Talmudic-supremacist ideology.

Apr 25 09:47

POLICE CAUGHT SPYING ON SOCIAL MEDIA TO TRACK ANYONE WHO TALKS ABOUT FLINT WATER CRISIS

After needlessly contaminating Flint’s water supply with lead, a new report reveals the government now monitors social media for hints subversive communications relating to the Flint Water Crisis. According to MLive, officials with the Michigan State Police have been conducting online surveillance for comments about Flint’s lead contamination crisis. One of over 127,000 emails released by Gov. Rick Snyder’s office shows one man’s allegedly threatening Facebook post concerning the government’s mishandling of the Flint crisis — which led to the initiation of criminal proceedings. “It’s time for civil unrest. Burn down the Governor [sic] mansion, elimionate [sic] the capitol where legislators RE-INSTATED the emergency dictator law after the PEOPLE voted it down, and tell the Mich [sic] State Police if they use military force, we will return with same,” the unnamed Copper City man’s Facebook post stated, according to MLive.

Apr 25 09:40

IN 1 OUT OF EVERY 5 AMERICAN FAMILIES, NOBODY HAS A JOB

If nobody is working in one out of every five U.S. families, then how in the world can the unemployment rate be close to 5 percent as the Obama administration keeps insisting? The truth, of course, is that the U.S. economy is in far worse condition than we are being told. Last week, I discussed the fact that the Federal Reserve has found that 47 percent of all Americans would not be able to come up with $400 for an unexpected visit to the emergency room without borrowing it or selling something. But Barack Obama and his minions never bring up that number. Nor do they ever bring up the fact that 20 percent of all families in America are completely unemployed. The following comes directly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics…

Webmaster's Commentary: 

These are the real unemployment numbers, which are just going to get worse with time.

This is why the US government is in such a hot hurry to get a major war going, so as to attempt to distract Americans from the real culprits in their economic misery.

Apr 25 09:36

MONDAY’S TOON ~~ THE CRIMINAL LANGUAGE

‘THERE’S A GUY IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD THAT LOVES ARABS’
OMG! Can you believe that???
That is what I was told the other morning by a neighbour who recently visited a small town near Tel Aviv …
He went further to identify the ‘guy’ as Steve. OMG! C’est Moi!!!
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My cover has been blown …. what to do??

Apr 25 09:34

MALAYSIA WILL LIKELY FORCE ‘POLITICAL BLOGS’ AND NEWS WEBSITES TO REGISTER WITH THE GOVERNMENT

Malaysia’s Communications and Multimedia Ministry has formally proposed legal amendments to the Attorney General that would require the country’s political blogs and online news portals to register with the government. Minister Salleh Said Keruak denies that the legislation amounts to censorship, arguing that the proposal is designed to preserve the Internet as a tool for promoting Malaysia’s economic growth, and meant to protect the country against internal divisions brought about by misleading information published online, he says.

Human rights groups and media freedom advocates denounced the proposal as a curtailment of free speech, saying the move reverses the government’s earlier stated commitment to promoting Internet freedom.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A short memo to Minister Salleh Said Keruak: this proposed legislation is absolute, and complete, codswallop, and you know it!

Instead of attempting to silence the messenger, is it possible that the current government of Malaysia could, please, be a little less corrupt and a little more transparent?!?

Apr 25 09:31

Is Hillary Clinton ‘Honest’?

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has offered a curious defense of Hillary Clinton’s “honesty,” refuting the public’s widespread view that she is a liar by narrowly defining what it means to be “honest” and arguing that she is less dishonest than she is a calculating and corner-cutting politician.

Kristof writes, “as we head toward the general election showdown, by all means denounce Hillary Clinton’s judgment and policy positions, but let’s focus on the real issues. She’s not a saint but a politician, and to me this notion that she’s fundamentally dishonest is a bogus narrative.”

Apr 25 09:28

WHITE HOUSE ADMITS — LOCKING PEOPLE IN CAGES FOR VICTIMLESS CRIMES IS DEVASTATING TO THE ECONOMY

On Saturday, economists in U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration released a report detailing the adverse effects on the economy derived from locking non-violent drug offenders and criminals behind bars.

For decades, a guiding philosophy of authoritarians was that locking more people up would result in less crime. This has created a prison state in the U.S., which represents 4.4% of the world’s population yet houses 22% of the world’s prisoners.

Since 1980 alone, the US prison population has skyrocketed by nearly 5 times.

H0wever, the negative effects of such a totalitarian approach to drug crimes and other victimless offenses is having a staggering economic impact on the United States.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The alleged US government's "war on drugs" is just plain illogical, costly, and completely ridiculous, period, end of discussion.

The country of Portugal has been a trail blazer, when it comes to enlightened drug policies. What they did was to decriminalise small amounts of drugs for personal use, but urge counseling to help people get off drugs.

The result?!?

A massive decrease in illegal drug use, and much less experimentation with drugs by teens.

But, unfortunately, what the US government appears pathologically incapable of doing is learning from both the successes of other countries, when it comes to drug and prison programs that make sense.

For example, why is Sweden closing so many of their prisons?!? The reason for this is that the focus of prison is 100% rehabilitation, and the recidivism here is minimal.

OF course the Swedish approach is logical, and the results speak for themselves.

Logic and the US government, unfortunately, have the most tenuous relationship possible at best.

Apr 25 09:15

DONALD TRUMP PREDICTS MAJOR LAWSUIT COMING AGAINST TED CRUZ OVER HIS CANADIAN BIRTH

Rafael Edward Cruz, better known as "Ted," was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on December 22, 1970. Cruz's father, Rafael, was born in Cuba, while his mother, Eleanor, was born in Delaware. Though the United States Constitution requires that anyone running for president must be a "Natural Born Citizen," the document never details the definition of the term. While the issue was assumed to be dead, Donald Trump brought Cruz's birther issue up during his most recent campaign stop, as reported by The Hill on April 23.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There is an important fact to keep in mind.

Rafael Cruz (Ted's father) was married to his second wife Julia Ann Garza from 1959 – 1996. Ted's mother, Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson, gave birth to Ted in 1970, while Ted's father was still married to Julia. Under Section 309(c) of the INA, children born out-of-wedlock to Americans abroad do NOT become US citizens at birth! They must be naturalized.

Ted Cruz was not a US citizen at birth.

The Founding Fathers did not need to define what "Natural Born" meant inside the Constitution as it had been defined in existing legal theory in works such as "The Law of Nations" by Emerich de Vattel, published in 1758 and relied on heavily by the framers of the Constitution. "Natural Born" was already legally defined when the Constitution was written as "born inside the nation."

The inclusion of the "Natural Born" requirement for the US Presidency was proposed at the Constitutional Convention by Chief Justice John Jay, who wrote, "Permit me to hint, whether it would not be wise and seasonable to provide a strong check to the admission of Foreigners into the administration of our national Government and to declare expressly that the Command in Chief of the American army shall not be given to, nor devolve on, any but a natural born Citizen..."

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Apr 25 09:12

POLICE SWEEP AWAY BRAZIL’S ‘STREET CHILDREN’ AHEAD OF OLYMPICS

With a faltering economy and an $11 billion investment at stake, Brazil wants nothing more than to stage a successful Olympic Games come August. The government is building new transportation and sports venues, hiring security guards and deploying soldiers, and sprucing up Rio de Janeiro’s most-visited areas. But “cleaning the streets,” as the project is euphemistically known, is not an effort to haul garbage but to sweep away homeless people and drug dealers—including the often drug-addicted children who live on the sidewalks of some of Rio’s wealthiest neighborhoods.

In the Copacabana and Maracanã areas, two of the neighborhoods preparing to host the Olympics, teenagers and children as young as 7 sleep by the roadside or beg for change. Boys often join gangs and sell drugs to survive while girls frequently turn to prostitution. Many smoke crack or sniff glue. Some live on the streets full time; others spend nights in the favelas, or nearby shantytowns.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A society should be judged on how it treats the most vulnerable of its citizens; what Brazil is doing to the most impoverished, and most vulnerable of its street kids demonstrates a complete, and institutionalized, emotional callousness to the conditions which put these kids on the streets to begin with.

Even with the Olympics coming in August, this will not end well for the Brazilian government, or its people.

Apr 25 09:09

FORMER TOP U.K. SPY NOW WORKS FOR TEAM PUTIN—AND A MOBBED-UP RUSSIAN LAWYER

If Robert Ludlum and Bertolt Brecht ever collaborated on a plotline, they might have come up with something like “The Browder Effect,” which aired on April 13 on Rossiya-1 as a two-hour documentary and follow-up discussion. In this paranoid rendering, Alexey Navalny, the leader of Russia’s decimated opposition, is an agent of either the CIA or MI6 (or maybe both, it’s never explained) who was recruited in 2006 by William Browder, the CEO of Hermitage Fund and a onetime apologist for Russian President Vladimir Putin who had turned into a prominent Kremlin gadfly. Browder, in this rendering, was himself recruited by MI6 in 1995.

Apr 25 08:47

SHOCK CLAIM: Ukrainian fighter jet SHOT DOWN Malaysia Airlines' MH17

A BBC documentary will air “shocking new allegations” about the downing of Malaysia Airlines plane MH17, including claims it was shot down by a fighter jet and not a ground-to-air missile.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I hope the BBC considers that the shoot down of MH-17 by a Ukrainian fighter may have been an attempt to assassinate Putin, who was flying back to Russia after a 6 day visit to South America, at the same time and near the same place where MH-17 was shot down. Putin's Presidential jet is a converted IL-96, and is painted with the same colors Malaysian Airlines uses. From a distance, they could easily be confused.

Apr 25 08:37

Obama’s Global Warming Plan Cost Poor Americans $44 Billion, Raises Taxes By 166%

President Obama’s global warming plan would cost America’s poorest families billions annually, according to a report published Thursday by the Manhattan Institute.

The study estimates that Obama’s global warming plan would increase the costs of living for the poorest American families an additional $19 billion per year, equivalent to increasing their taxes by 166 percent. The tax increase would also raise taxes on other poor families by an extra $25 billion, equal to a 33 percent tax increase. Living costs for the richest households would only increase by 4 percent.

Apr 25 08:29

North Carolina Restroom Law Becomes a Central Election Issue

Thus far, the uproar may be doing the most harm to Mr. McCrory, an affable former mayor of Charlotte who has struggled, since taking office in 2013, to maintain his reputation as a moderate in the face of a Republican-dominated legislature that is considerably more conservative than he is.

An Elon University poll conducted from April 10 to 15 showed Mr. Cooper, the state’s longtime attorney general, leading Mr. McCrory 48 percent to 42 percent among registered voters, the largest lead Mr. Cooper has seen in the five polls Elon has conducted in the last year.

Apr 25 08:23

White House poised to release secret pages from 9/11 inquiry

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part of a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 that may shed light on possible Saudi connections to the attackers.

The documents, kept in a secure room in the basement of the Capitol, contain information from the joint congressional inquiry into "specific sources of foreign support for some of the Sept. 11 hijackers while they were in the United States."

Apr 25 08:18

Huffington Post Censors Vaxxed Documentary, Fires Journalist

In a surprising show of censorship, the Huffington Post newspaper has fired one of its journalists and pulled an article he wrote about anti-vaccine film Vaxxed: From Cover-up To Catastrophe.

Veteran contributor Lance Simmons wrote a review of the controversial film, drawing attention to the fact that the film offered compelling evidence that vaccines may cause autism.

Apr 25 07:59

The Holohoax exposed in 30 minutes FRA ENG SUB

Apr 25 07:52

Turkish embassy wants Swedish channel to withdraw film on Armenian genocide

Turkey’s embassy in Stockholm has asked Sweden’s TV4 television network to pull a documentary on the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire because the film “will fail to serve the principle of objectivity.”

Ahead of Sunday evening’s scheduled broadcast of a documentary titled “Seyfo 1915 – The Assyrian Genocide,” TV4 said it received an email from Turkish embassy press officer Arif Gulen, in which he opposes the film’s use of the term “genocide,” which is often used to describe the tragic death of thousands of Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks during WWI.

The letter, which was subsequently published on TV4’s official website, asks the station to “reconsider your decision on broadcasting of the… documentary film with a balanced and sensible attitude,” while cautioning that “only a competent international tribunal can determine whether a particular event is genocide.”

Apr 25 07:40

Revealed: nearly all new diesel cars exceed official pollution limits

Health experts lambast ‘deceitful’ carmakers as data suggests 97% of vehicles fail to meet NOx emissions standards in real-world conditions

Apr 25 07:29

Cleveland must pay $6mn to family of Tamir Rice, 12yo fatally shot by police

The city of Cleveland, Ohio will pay $6 million to the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by police in 2014, based on a settlement agreement that allows the city to avoid a high-profile federal civil rights trial.

The agreement, which must still be approved by a probate court, was announced early Monday. The city of Cleveland does not admit any wrongdoing based on the terms of the settlement, according to reports.

Apr 25 06:20

No One Knows How A Brokered GOP Convention Would Work

No one knows how a brokered GOP convention would work, but Cruz & Kasich are working together to force one

WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich will start campaigning in coordination Monday, after making statements Sunday night that they would work together to deny frontrunner Donald Trump an outright nomination. A contested GOP convention would allow delegates to vote independently for who should lead the party’s ticket in November. Trump has 845 delegates and needs 392 more to claim the party’s nomination. David Lightman explains what could happen if Cruz and Kasich succeed in forcing a contested convention.

The 2016 Republican National Convention is shaping up as a free-for-all where every delegate is a kingmaker, rules could change and no one will have an easy time figuring out what’s going on.

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Apr 25 06:04

Trump Laces Into Cruz-Kasich Collaboration

Donald Trump is lacing into an extraordinary collaboration between Ted Cruz and John Kasich aimed at unifying the anti-Trump vote in some remaining primaries.

Trump says his two rivals are colluding in a way that would be illegal in many industries.

Under the arrangement outlined Sunday, Kasich, the Ohio governor, will step back in the May 3 Indiana contest to let Cruz bid for voters who don't like Trump. Cruz, a Texas senator, will do the same for Kasich in Oregon and New Mexico.

Trump said in a statement that Cruz and Kasich are "mathematically dead" — meaning>>>

(*And with that , we now know if either Cruz or Kasich manage to get the nomination , The GOP will be putting a common crook up against the queen of all crooks , and only crooks will be voting in November , for one crook or the other )

Apr 25 05:53

Senate Majority To Obama: Boost Israel Military Aid

Large U.S. Senate Majority Urges Obama to Boost Israel Military Aid

More than four-fifths of the U.S. Senate have signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to quickly reach an agreement on a new defense aid package for Israel worth more than the current $3 billion per year.

Eighty-three of the 100 senators signed the letter, led by Republican Lindsey Graham and Democrat Chris Coons. Senator Ted Cruz, a 2016 presidential candidate, was one of the 51 Republicans on board. The Senate's Democratic White House hopeful, Bernie Sanders, was not among the 32 Democrats.

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Apr 25 04:50

HOW AMERICA BACKED THE 1916 EASTER RISING

On April 24, 1916, some 1,600 rebellion-minded Irish nationalists staged an uprising, seeking an end to Great Britain’s rule in Ireland. Slow to react at the start, the British rushed troops across the Irish Sea and amassed a force of nearly 20,000 soldiers by the time the revolutionaries surrendered six days later. Once the smoke cleared, 485 people were dead—mostly civilians—and more than 2,600 wounded. Destruction of property, especially in central Dublin, was extensive—$255 million in today’s currency by one computation. Though what’s now known as the Easter Rising was planned and carried out in Ireland, America played a pivotal role in what happened in the rebellion. The Proclamation that was read announcing “The Provisional Government of the Irish Republic” named just one country besides Ireland. The republican cause, the document acknowledged, received support from the “exiled children in America.”

Apr 24 11:33

Body found in Topeka motel room after federal agents shot

Country Club Motel destroyed in fire after shooting.

TOPEKA, Kan. —The FBI said a body has been found in a burned out room of a Topeka motel where an occupant fired shots at federal agents late Saturday.

As investigators approached Collins' room, someone from inside the room opened fire. Two deputy U.S. marshals and an FBI agent were injured. Police said those injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Apr 24 11:23

9/11 truth poses ‘existential threat’ to Israel: Analyst

The recent media frenzy over Saudi Arabia’s possible role in the September 11, 2001 attacks is aimed at distracting people from much deeper involvement of Israel as the truth would endanger the Tel Aviv regime’s existence, an analyst in Idaho says.

Mark Glenn made the remarks in an interview with Press TV over US Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders’ recent calls on the American government to expose Saudi Arabia’s role in the 9/11 attacks that killed some 3,000 people.

Apr 24 10:09

BEX Alert!!! - "Sanders seeks ‘root cause’ of Saudi role in 9/11"

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urges the United States to address the “root cause” of the September 11, 2001 attacks, voicing support for Senate legislation that would allow families of terror victims to sue Saudi Arabia in federal court.

“I think there's a lot about Saudi Arabia that we don't fully understand. And I want to get to the root cause of it. The root of what Saudi Arabia has done,” Sanders said on NBC News’ “Meet the Press” aired Sunday.

Apr 24 09:33

WATCH BOTH TRAILERS: Climate Hustle: Global Warming Lies

CLIMATE HUSTLE DOCUMENTARY

One-Night National Theater Event May 2, 2016

The controversial and highly anticipated documentary produced by Marc Morano will be shown at more than 4,000 locations nationwide for one night only.

I found a very good 2-minute trailer that I haven't seen posted anywhere else.

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Apr 24 08:58

Charles Koch: 'Possible' Clinton could be better than GOP nominee

Oil tycoon and conservative mega-donor Charles Koch had kind words for both Bill and Hillary Clinton in an interview Sunday, saying there was an outside chance he could support her in November.

"We would have to believe her actions would be quite different than her rhetoric. Let me put it that way," he said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday. "But on some of the Republican candidates we would -- before we could support them, we'd have to believe their actions will be quite different than the rhetoric we've heard so far."

Earlier in the interview, Koch said Bill Clinton was better than George W. Bush>>>

(*Here it comes !)

Apr 24 08:11

US Lobbyists Meddling in Thailand a Concern For All Of Asia

By Tony Cartalucci

Thailand-based newspaper Bangkok Post in its article, “Yingluck denies Thaksin’s involvement,” refers to ousted, US-backed dictator Thaksin Shinawatra, removed from power in 2006 by a military coup after nearly two terms in office trampling the rule of law and the lives and livelihood of the Thai people, and claims that he has extensively relied on foreign lobbyists in a bid to return to power.

During this struggle to return to power, he has placed a series of proxies in his place, most notably his own brother-in-law Somchai Wongsawat who served as prime minister in 2008, and his own sister Yingluck Shinawatra who served as prime minister from 2011-2014 before being removed by a subsequent coup...

Apr 24 05:15

100-year-old David Rockefeller says ‘One World Order’ conspiracy true

It’s no surprise that the Rockefeller Family has been wrapped up in world banking operations and geopolitics for a long while and even stated organizations such as the Trilateral Commission and the Bilderberg Group, as reported in the documentary film SHADE.

Apr 23 13:53

College Board deletes discussion on monetary/banking reforms as ‘not related to teaching AP Economics;’ Emperor’s New Clothes naked debt continues waddling down US pot-holed streets

*hyperlinks/videos live at source*

This article documents a discussion among Advanced Placement Macroeconomic teachers I initiated on our discussion board. Because this topic concerns literally ~$1,000,000 near-instant benefits for each average US household, Americans literally have nothing more valuable for their attention.

Highlights of this discussion:

Game-changing data revealing our .01% looting of trillions, along with solutions to reverse this condition were met with two leading teachers’ denial and straw man arguments. Of course, this is the opposite of professional academic discussion. Zero colleagues spoke-up in support or interest of this data.

My pointing to these two colleagues’ straw man arguments with a step-by-step introduction to see the data was met with silence; both from the two opposing colleagues and everyone else.

Apr 23 13:13

‘NYT’ exposes Clinton as most hawkish candidate when it’s too late for readers to choose

The piece is an ode to Clinton’s “pugnacity” and her “muscular brand of American foreign policy,” with a celebratory chorus line of Robert Gates, Jake Sullivan and various functionaries. And lest you had any doubt about the newspaper’s point of view, there’s this foolish bonbon at the end:

It’s an open question how well Clinton’s hawkish instincts match the country’s mood. Americans are weary of war and remain suspicious of foreign entanglements. And yet, after the retrenchment of the Obama years, there is polling evidence that they are equally dissatisfied with a portrait of their country as a spent force

It’s not an open question actually. As Stephanie Schriock of Emily’s List told J Street last week, the mood of the people is isolationist, they don’t want to be engaged in foreign wars.

Apr 23 13:01

Syrian Elections Confirm West’s Worst Fears

By Tony Cartalucci

Despite Syria’s ongoing conflict, life in many parts of the nation goes on. Syria’s election schedule is no exception. The last parliamentary elections before the latest held this month were in 2012. Since these elections are held every 4 years, the recent elections were far from a “political stunt” to bolster the legitimacy of the current government, but instead represented the continuity of Syria’s ongoing, sovereign political process.

Attempts to undermine the credibility of the elections have become the primary objective of US and European news agencies, however, even the US government’s own election monitoring nongovernmental (NGO) agencies have conceded the last presidential election in 2014 saw soaring voter turnout, and despite attempts to leave voter turnout this year omitted from US-European press reports, it appears to also have been high...

Apr 23 12:17

In Honor Of Earth Day Let's Bust The EPA

Just watch a couple minutes of this. You will not be disappointed.

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Apr 23 11:22

Judge Napolitano on Servergate scandal: ‘I’m 100 percent certain FBI has enough evidence to convict Hillary’

Judge Napolitano appeared on the O’Reilly Factor recently to set the record straight about Hillary Clinton’s Servergate scandal.

The judge told O’Reilly that “the FBI is at the very end of its investigation” and has enough evidence to convict Hillary.

Apr 23 09:38

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Office of Trade Official Contradicts Obama – ‘UK NOT Too Small To Have Free Trade Deal With America’

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection official working within the Office of International Trade in the United States has issued a stunning rebuke to U.S. President Barack Obama and his trade official Michael Froman by insisting that the United Kingdom is not too small to have free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States.

Apr 23 09:25

Clinton IT staffer refuses to testify after immunity deal

The former State Department staffer who set up a private server in Hillary Clinton's basement is refusing to testify before Congress in spite of his immunity deal.

Apr 23 08:59

Firms that paid for Clinton speeches have US gov't interests

It's not just Wall Street banks. Most companies and groups that paid Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to speak between 2013 and 2015 have lobbied federal agencies in recent years, and more than one-third are government contractors, an Associated Press review has found. Their interests are sprawling and would follow Clinton to the White House should she win election this fall. The AP's review of federal records, regulatory filings and correspondence showed that almost all the 82 corporations, trade associations and other groups that paid for or sponsored Clinton's speeches have actively sought to sway the government — lobbying, bidding for contracts, commenting on federal policy and in some cases contacting State Department officials or Clinton herself during her tenure as secretary of state.

Apr 23 08:59

The Wilkomirski Affair: How a Holocaust Hoaxer was Rewarded for his Lies

The story of the impostor “Binjamin Wilkomirski” has been generally well known for almost two years, but new revelations were coming out as late as last fall. I think there are some aspects of it that deserve added stress and contemplation. There is more here than the tale of a con man being nabbed.

Apr 23 08:57

73,846 US Iraq War Soldiers Dead How they manipulated the numbers to fool you.

The casualties in the Vietnam War were pretty simple to understand. If a soldier was dead from his combat tour, he was a war casualty. There are 58,195 names recorded on the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, DC.

But something odd has happened with the Iraq War. The government, under the Bush administration, did something dishonest that resulted in a lie that's persisted since the war began -- and continues to this very day. They decided to report the war deaths in Iraq only if the soldier died with his boots on the ground in a combat situation.

The actual figures have been hidden from the American public just like the returning, flag draped coffins were censored from the press. But the figures are now available and we can only hope that the American people will be outraged when they learn how they have been misled.

Apr 23 08:55

George Soros: Anti-Syria Campaign Impresario

The Madaya media circus still lingers on regardless of the multitude of proven anomalies and outright deceit of the mainstream narrative. Deaf to either public opinion or investigation, institutions like the BBC consider they are above accountability to those who pay for their existence, the British public.

They considered it perfectly acceptable to release footage from Yarmouk 2014 and represent it as Madaya 2016..and when questioned, to remove the offending footage without explanation or responsibility for their obscurantism and misinformation tactics.

Thankfully, Robert Stuart, ardent campaigner against the BBC’s long running, hostile, anti Syria propaganda offensive did raise an official complaint and demanded answers that the BBC has, for too long, been allowed to avoid answering.

Apr 23 08:50

Madeleine Albright: 'Russia Is a Bangladesh With Missiles'

The following are extracts from an interview given to the Austrian newspaper DiePress.com by the former US Secretary of State. We have included a withering response by famous Russian writer and left wing activist Eduard Limonov to one of Albright’s responses that seeks to belittle Russia

Apr 23 08:23

Feds ‘lose’ audits for Fort Knox Gold

The blog, goldseek.com, recently published a report on a Freedom of Information Act request they recently filed with the US government. They were seeking seven reports from federal audits of the gold at Fort Knox. The government's response? They can't find those reports - even though they reference those reports as evidence of the gold stored at Fort Knox in a number of ways.

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Apr 23 03:56

First, Let’s Get the Facts on Saudis and Iranian Involvement in 9/11

(*And unfortunately , this long winded , humongous pile of BEX , coming From The NATIONAL REVIEW does just about everything EXCEPT; Get The Facts Straight .)

Apr 22 18:08

How CBS News Aided The JFK Cover-Up

In the mid-1960s, amid growing skepticism about the Warren Commission’s lone-gunman findings on John F. Kennedy’s assassination, there was a struggle inside CBS News about whether to allow the critics a fair public hearing at the then-dominant news network. Some CBS producers pushed for a debate between believers and doubters and one even submitted a proposal to put the Warren Report “on trial,” according to internal CBS documents.

Apr 22 17:23

New Yale Law School Report Shows Rapid Growth of Domestic Watchlists

By Derrick Broze

A new report highlights the lack of oversight and exponential growth in the number of Americans placed on domestic intelligence watchlists.

A new analysis from the American Civil Liberties Union and a clinic at the Yale Law School is calling attention to the hundreds of thousands of individuals who have been placed on a variety of domestic terror watchlists. The report, “Trapped in a Black Box: Growing Terrorist Watchlisting in Everyday Policing,” details how the ACLU and the clinic at Yale Law School view this expansion of domestic watchlists as a potential threat to privacy and liberty.

The researchers reviewed 13,000 pages of information, including pages released from the Federal Bureau of Investigations via a Freedom of Information Act request and lawsuit by the ACLU and the Civil Liberties and the Civil Liberties and National Security Clinic at the law school...

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Apr 22 16:00

What Are The Similarities And Differences Between Lead In Flint’s Water And Mercury And Aluminum In Vaccines?

Lead, mercury, and aluminum scientifically are known neurotoxins! Lead is condemned by science and medicine; whereas ethylmercury and aluminum are promoted and used in medicine with apparent recklessness.

Apr 22 14:00

Virginia Governor Allows Convicted Felons To Vote In Boost To Hillary's Election Odds

As the Richmond Times Dispatch reports, Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed an order to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons in Virginia. The order applies to nonviolent and violent felons, and according to a confidential draft of research for the order obtained by the Richmond Times Dispatch, is authorized under the Constitution of Virginia. Why this surprising announcement now? As Reuters says, the "move that could help the Democratic nominee in November's presidential election."

In other words Hillary's elections chances just jump thanks to the support of convicted criminals as at least one state allowed them to vote. Expect many more states to follows.

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Absoflippinglutely unbelievable!!!

This country has morphed from a democratic republic to a dictatorial thuggocracy!!

Apr 22 13:37

Seattle to Be Sprayed With GMO Bacteria, Agency Warns “Stay Inside After the Spray”

What’s that being sprayed in the skies?

Residents living in Western Washington are about to be doused with a bacteria called Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), as a government agency attempts to control gypsy moths who plague agriculture in the area.

Read more at SHTFplan.com

Apr 22 13:32

Key Woman in Flint Lawsuit Murdered in Same Week City Water Foreman Mysteriously Drops Dead

By Matt Agorist

As Michigan residents watch the scapegoats thrown to the lions to take the blame for the higher ups who are ultimately responsible for the mass poisoning that is taking place in Flint, behind the scenes are some disturbing events unfolding...

Apr 22 13:14

GMOs Produced through “Gene-editing”: European Commission Fails to Regulate New GMOs after Intense US Lobbying

The European Commission has shelved a legal opinion confirming that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) produced through gene-editing and other new techniques fall under EU GMO law, following pressure from the US government. A series of internal Commission documents obtained under freedom of information rules reveal intense lobbying by US representatives for the EU to disregard its GMO rules, which require safety testing and labelling.

The documents show that US pressure is focused on potential barriers to trade from the application of EU GMO law. They suggest that the EU should ignore health and environmental safeguards on GMOs to pave the way for a transatlantic trade agreement. The next round of TTIP negotiations starts on 25 April 2016 in New York.

Nina Holland, researcher for Corporate Europe Observatory, says:

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A short memo to the European Commission; we, and the people of Europe, whose health you are allegedly supposed to protect, know who owns you.

It couldn't possibly get more transparent than this.

Apr 22 13:01

Officials Charged In Flint Water Poisoning, But Governor Snyder Has Not Even Been Questioned

The first criminal charges have been filed in the ongoing Flint water contamination crisis that exposed nearly 100,000 residents to poisonous levels of lead. Two state employees have been charged with misleading the US government about the problem: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality employees Stephen Busch and Michael Prysby.

Apr 22 12:57

BRICS Under Attack: Western Banks, Governments Launch Full-Spectrum Assault on Russia

when it comes to a country as large as Russia, with its vast military capabilities, consolidated and wildly popular political leadership, and growing antagonism toward the West, the tools available to the Empire to undermine and destabilize are in some ways more limited.

Indeed, in the context of Russia, the popular mobilization pretext does not apply, and so that weapon in the imperial arsenal is blunted considerably. But there are other, equally potent (and equally dangerous) methods to achieve the desired effect.

Russia is the target of a multi-faceted, asymmetric campaign of destabilization that has employed economic, political, and psychological forms of warfare, each of which has been specifically designed to inflict maximum damage on the Kremlin. While the results of this multi-pronged assault have been mixed, and their ultimate effect being the subject of much debate, Moscow is, without a doubt, ground zero in a global assault against the BRICS nations.

Apr 22 12:30

‘A Global Industry Is Raiding Treasuries All Over The Planet’

The worry about media reaction to the Panama Papers was that the press would treat revelations of the rich and powerful’s ability to hide their wealth as somehow new or exotic. But we’re moving beyond that now with acknowledgement of, for instance, the US role as a tax haven.

Apr 22 12:22

Did Wall Street Journal ad denying Armenian Genocide cross the line?

The decision by the WSJ to run an advertisement denying the Armenian Genocide was a judgment call, but it certainly seems to be pushing the limits of free speech, political cartoonist Ted Rall told RT.

Just days before Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day on April 24, the WSJ courted controversy by publishing an advert by a Turkish group denying genocide occurred. Armenia claims over one and a half million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire were killed by Turks in 1915. Turkey admits Armenians were mistreated but denies any genocide took place.

Apr 22 12:04

HOW CBS NEWS AIDED THE JFK COVER-UP

In the mid-1960s, amid growing skepticism about the Warren Commission’s lone-gunman findings on John F. Kennedy’s assassination, there was a struggle inside CBS News about whether to allow the critics a fair public hearing at the then-dominant news network. Some CBS producers pushed for a debate between believers and doubters and one even submitted a proposal to put the Warren Report “on trial,” according to internal CBS documents.

Apr 22 11:40

Social Justice Warrior Profanity Compilation

Apr 22 11:14

Did Prince Predict 9/11 in this Video from 1998?

What do you think Prince meant here?

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Apr 22 11:12

“We Are Slaves to Technology. Here’s What To Do If You Want to Break Free”

If you could pluck any of your ancestors from any period of time in history, and send them to the world we live in now, they would be in for quite a shock. All of the technology that we have at our disposal would seem like magic to them.

But... they would see a society full of people who are completely out of touch with nature, and completely helpless without all of their gadgets.

Read more at SHTFplan.com

Apr 22 10:42

Paul Craig Roberts: Washington Launches Its Attack Against BRICS

Having removed the reformist President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Washington is now disposing of the reformist President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff.

Washington used a federal judge to order Argentina to sacrifice its debt restructuring program in order to pay US vulture funds the full value of defaulted Argentine bonds that the vulture funds had bought for a few pennies on the dollar. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/27/us-vulture-funds-argentin... These vultures were called “creditors” who had made “loans” regardless of the fact that they were not creditors and had made no loans. They were opportunists after easy money and were used by Washington to get rid of a reformist government.

President Kirchner resisted and, thus, she had to go. Washington concocted a story that Kirchner covered up an alleged Iranian bombing in Buenos Aires in 1994. This implausible fantasy, for which there is no evidence of Iranian involvement, was fed to one of Washington’s agents in the state prosecutor’s office, and a dubious event of 22 years ago was used to clear Kirchner out of the way of the American looting of Argentina.

Apr 22 09:42

Hillary Clinton's Super PAC Spends $1 Million on Online Trolls

“Correct the Record” is a pro-Clinton super PAC founded and run by a man named David Brock—a former conservative hit man whose greatest hits include the vicious defaming of sexual assault victim Anita Hill when she threatened to subvert the Supreme Court appointment of conservative justice Clarence Thomas.

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Let's all make sure Hillary gets her money's worth! Please share all the articles about Hillary (and Cruz) from this website to all your social media and friends! :)

Apr 22 09:37

SECRET COURT TAKES ANOTHER BITE OUT OF THE FOURTH AMENDMENT

Defenders of the NSA's mass spying have lost an important talking point: that the erosion of our privacy and associational rights is justified given the focus of surveillance efforts on combating terrorism and protecting the national security. That argument has always been dubious for a number of reasons. But after a November 2015 ruling [.pdf] by the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) was unsealed this week, it's lost another chunk of its credibility. The ruling confirms that NSA's warrantless spying has been formally approved for use in general criminal investigations. The national security justification has been entirely blown.

The amicus appointed by the FISC, Amy Jeffress a former DOJ attorney, argued:

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This program violates the 4th Amendment, which guarantees Americans freedom from unreasonable search and seizure.

This is why the 4th Amendment was created: to enshrine these rights in the Bill of Rights.

I would politely suggest that the FISC court has absolutely no reason for being in the first place, except to guarantee some judicial bureaucrats the only jobs they could find when they realized that were pathologically incapable of being employed in the private sector.

Apr 22 09:28

FBI head: No timetable for completing Clinton email probe

FBI Director James Comey says there's no timetable for the FBI to complete its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state.

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So, they are simply going to delay things until after the election, like they did with Nixon (and look how that turned out). Comey may be opening himself up to a charge of misprision of espionage!

Apr 22 09:26

AFTER FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM, 76-YO VET SENTENCED TO DIE IN PRISON FOR TREATING HIS ILLNESS WITH CANNABIS

As public frustration helps sound the death knell for the drug war, its arbitrary laws and policies appear even more absurd. In the latest inexcusable enforcement of an antiquated law, 76-year-old disabled veteran Lee Carroll Brooker will live out what should be his golden years behind bars — for simple possession of cannabis.

Brooker had been treating multiple chronic conditions with cannabis he grew in his son’s backyard; but when officials in Alabama officials discovered the three dozen plants, they threw him in prison for life — without the possibility of parole.

Thanks to a pointless mandatory minimum sentencing catchall — and the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear his case this week — Brooker has been left little recourse but to ultimately die in jail for treating his ailments with a plant.

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The prosecutor in this case must be very pleased with himself; another scalp on the belt, I am sure, must have made him nothing less than ecstatic.

And that the Supreme Court refused to hear it makes them culpable in the quicker death this man in prison than he would most likely have had outside of captivity.

But the way this case came down, on a 76 year old, decorated Veteran, dealing with multiple, chronic illnesses has to be insult to injury, and never should have happened.

This is what happens when you have a "one size fits all" piece of legislation which is so clumsily constructed that there is no room for either mercy or justice.

Apr 22 08:18

"A Guide To 9-11 Lies - Hijacker issue irrelevant to determining blame"

Probably because of recent incendiary remarks by presidential candidate Donald Trump about former President George W. Bush’s involvement with 9/11 and the fictitious charges he manufactured to justify his criminal invasion of Iraq, the debate over who was responsible for the destruction of the Twin Towers and the deaths of 3,000 people in New York City has reemerged as a hot topic in mainstream media.

Commentators and politicians are lining up to once again try to implicate Saudi Arabia as the actual perpetrators of the colossal disaster because of their alleged support for the men blamed for piloting jetliners into the World Trade Center.

But the emphasis on the nationality of the so-called hijackers reveals the recent attention given to the subject to be yet another fraud perpetrated by the kosher media moguls trying mightily to cover up the principal role of Israel and Jew traitors in the American government in the greatest crime in American history.

Apr 22 07:45

Why Do Neo–Cold Warriors Want Another Proxy Fight With Russia?

Regional observers scrambled to make sense of the most recent violence in Nagorno-Karabakh. Most presented balanced and reasonable analyses of the clashes. However, there were also those who failed to take into account the historical and regional dynamics and instead relied on unfortunate Cold War-style anti-Russian rhetoric. They maintained that the recent hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh were nothing less than a plot personally cooked up in the Kremlin by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Such analyses have recently appeared in the media and unfortunately obscure the reality of a very complex part of the world, making it harder for the genuinely curious American observer to understand what is going on.

Apr 22 07:31

BUSTED: Deutsche Bank Admits To Gold And Silver PRICE FIXING, Agrees To EXPOSE Other Banks

GOLD MANIPULATION CARTEL

Eric Sprott offers his thoughts on the recent Deutsche Bank settlement for gold and silver price manipulation, and whether the price-fixing cartel will be exposed at other banks.

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Apr 22 07:28

US war on ISIS costs American taxpayers over $11 million daily – Pentagon report

The Pentagon has spent $7 billion on its fight against Islamic State in both Syria and Iraq, since starting operations. Having conducted over 11,000 strikes, the Pentagon chief is mulling a new strategy with greater number of US troops and expenditures.

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The US Government is apparently unaware that the American people now know that ISIS and Al Qaeda are US creations, and the wars are against Iraq and Syria.

Apr 22 07:26

6 Reasons Why Most Scientific Research is Fake, False or Fraudulent

By Christina Sarich

How often do scientists smugly quote the latest research on a topic only later to be made the fool by insider revelations that published research in peer-reviewed journals is abjectly false? This happens so frequently now, that it has become clear: Science is broken, and most scientific research is fraudulent.

It isn’t broken like a bike needing a new tire, or even an outdated paradigm that has reached its tipping point, as in the time of the renaissance. Modern science is broken for reasons that might shock you...

Apr 22 06:42

DoD Bribes Corp To Back TPP, Reneges On Bribe

Footwear manufacturer New Balance was a loud dissenter of the TPP until the Department of Defense told the corporation they would award it a lucrative Pentagon contract for its shoe wear. They didn't deliver on their bribe - so now New Balance is back to speaking out against the trade agreement.

Apr 21 23:19

BEX ALERT - The Flashpoint Continues to Build: Intelligence Sources Indicate Russia May Be Planning A Spring Offensive

What is next on the global chessboard?

The Daily Mail’s Allan Hall reported that Vladimir Putin has been building a secret army of trained battle groups for close combat operations in Western Europe, specifically in Germany. These battle groups are reported as being ready to go into operation “at a moment’s notice.”

Wegmaster addition: FOX News has been screaming all morning about NATO ready to "counter Russian aggression by flooding the Baltic with NATO warships. These sphincters are really going to do it; they are going to start WW3 with Russia to distract their population from the crashing private central bank economies!

Apr 21 23:18

Video: Why the Central Bank Dropped Jackson on the $20 & Kept Hamilton on the $10

Let's not pretend that dollar isn't a tool of enslavement… Behind the news that Harriet Tubman will appear on the face of the $20 bill is a hidden struggle between the faction that wanted to kill the private central bank in America, and the faction that empowered it.

Originally, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was going to replace Alexander Hamilton, the nation's first Treasury secretary, on the $10 bill in favor of a woman's face (originally it was going to be Susan B. Anthony)

But former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke was "appalled" and launched a revolt to oust President Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill instead.

Why? Because Hamilton, on the $10, instituted a central bank and fought for strong central government, while Jackson, on the $20, vowed to kill the central bank.

Apr 21 22:58

Build A Storable Food Supply Without Breaking the Bank: “All About Self-Reliance”

You don’t necessarily have to pull out your wallet, and pay big bucks for storable food, emergency camping equipment, ammo and fatigues… though you can if you want.

Here are some good basics... because it isn't always time to go full commando on your preps.

Read more at SHTFplan.com

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Apr 21 15:42

Hillary Clinton's Wealthy Donors Revealed In Panama Papers

Names in the Panama Papers link Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, fresh off a big win in New York, and her husband, former president Bill Clinton, to those who use offshore tax shelters.

Apr 21 15:18

AMLC seeks FBI help on $81-M cyber heist

The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) is seeking the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in unmasking the persons behind the laundering of $81 million allegedly stolen by Chinese hackers from the account of the Bangladesh Bank in the US Federal Reserve Bank.

Julia Bacay-Abad, executive director of AMLC, admitted making the request at a hearing yesterday on the issue by the Senate Blue Ribbon committee.

“I was the one who requested assistance from the FBI,” Abad said in a reply to a query from Sen. Ralph Recto.

She also pointed out the AMLC has also sought the assistance of its counterpart in Hong Kong to check on the $20 million transferred to Hong Kong.

Apr 21 14:18

Truth Is The First Casualty Of War: Nagorno-Karabakh And Media Misinformation

“A FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT IS SOMEONE WHO FLIES AROUND FROM HOTEL TO HOTEL AND THINKS THE MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT ANY STORY IS THE FACT THAT HE HAS ARRIVED TO COVER IT.” —TOM STOPPARD (“NIGHT AND DAY”)

The Crimean War, in mid-19th century, introduced the world to the cardigan, the raglan jersey, and the balaclava headdress. It also introduced a new profession: the foreign correspondent. And almost immediately after the war the axiom “truth is the first casualty of war” was born because of the falsehoods spread by foreign correspondents on both sides, not to mention Tennyson’s overheated and wrong-headed poem.

Apr 21 13:59

BEX ALERT - ISIS Wants To Launch Chemical Or Nuclear Attacks – EU/NATO Security Chiefs

During the Security and Counter Terror conference in London on Tuesday and Wednesday, a group of policing and counter terrorism experts delivered a dire warning.

Apr 21 13:41

Netanyahu’s mind and the Israelis’ detachment from reality

Lawrence Davidson says given the detachment of Israeli Jews from reality, positive change can only come from the outside, and he illustrate this with reference to an article in the Jerusalem Post by an Israeli sycophant of Binyamin Netanyahu.

Apr 21 13:06

Donald Trump's Son-In-Law Publishes Newspaper Story About 9/11 Truthers: "toxic silliness, bizarre Internet theorizing by fools & charlatans about how the Twin Towers were "really" destroyed by Jews, Illuminati, or space aliens"

Jared Kushner attended a Yeshiva school, specializing in the study of the Talmud. His newspaper the New York Observer, which he bought at age 25 in 2006, recently smeared 9/11 truthers as "fools" and "charlatans" who believe that Jews, the Illuminati, or space aliens did 9/11/2001.

Apr 21 12:38

UKRAINE’S NEW SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT IS A NEO-NAZI

So much for plausible deniability. While apologists and propagandists for the government in Kiev have tried their best to dismiss concerns about the government’s connection to neo-fascist movements, the jig is undeniably up. The new speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, Andriy Parubiy, is a longtime neo-Nazi activist who was a founder of the national socialist party of Ukraine. The party was recently renamed Svoboda which, along with many neofascists, has seen its political fortunes rise in the wake of the 2014 US-backed coup. Parubiy played a significant role in the coup, serving as commandant of the Euromaidan, where he and other neo-fascists helped violently overthrow the democratically-elected President Viktor Yanukovych. The armed battles with security forces in Kiev were carried out by many people, who would later join the right wing militias that would fight in the Ukraine Civil War.

Apr 21 12:35

Lindsey Graham Blocks as Ryan, Obama Oppose 9/11 Bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham has placed a hold on legislation that would open the door for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks to sue Saudi Arabia.

Graham (R-S.C.), who is a co-sponsor of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, put the hold on his own bill over concerns that new changes could expose the U.S. to legal attacks.Edits made last week by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) might expand the scope, Graham told reporters on Tuesday, potentially putting the U.S. at risk of legal retaliation because of actions by individuals or unsavory allies.

“I want to make sure that anything we do doesn’t come to bite us,” Graham told reporters in the basement of the Senate.

Apr 21 12:26

BOMBSHELL: PANAMA PAPERS EXPOSE CLINTON’S ELITE AND CRIMINAL CAMPAIGN DONORS

As her clearly delusional and overtly corrupt supporters cheer her on, Hillary Clinton manages to avoid prosecution, scrutiny and maintains a public persona, thanks largely to the mainstream media, as if she is the nation’s wonderful mother figure. To the Futurama fans out there, however, the only motherly figure Hillary Clinton resembles is the not-so-wonderful Mom, from Momcorp. Still, her ardent supports overlook ties to the banking elite, her complete lack of accomplishments, and her horrific record overseas. But, thanks to the recently leaked Panama Papers, that public persona is getting peeled back layer by layer. Recently leaked names from the papers link the campaign financed-careers to Hillary and the former President Bill Clinton to those who use the offshore tax shelters. Not only do their financiers use unethical offshore tax-havens, but many of them out downright criminals.

Apr 21 12:23

LISTEN TO AN FBI “HONEYPOT” ON THE JOB

AFTER ONE WOMAN broke his heart, Khalil Abu Rayyan, a 21-year-old Michigan man, contemplated suicide. Then, when he confided his dark thoughts to another woman, she suggested he steer his violence toward other people. Both women, it turned out, were FBI honeypots, and one of the recorded conversations with Rayyan entered into ongoing court proceedings provides a rare glimpse into how federal informants work.

Apr 21 11:55

Ankara’s Support of Crimean Tatar Brigades to 'Seriously Threaten' Ukraine

The creation of a Crimean Tatar autonomous region in southern Ukraine would further destabilize the country and put in danger the lives of peaceful Tatar populations both in Crimea and Ukraine, Unver Sel, the head of the Turkish Federation of Crimean Tatar Communities, told Sputnik.

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In Putin We Trust! Crimean Tatars Slam Turkey Over Aggressive Stance Towards Russia
Turkish media is actively discussing the issue of possibly creating a Crimean Tatar autonomous region in the Southern Kherson Region of Ukraine, right next to Crimea. The Crimean Tatar autonomy in Ukraine would have their own military units, likely comprised of foreign mercenaries and other radicals from around the world.
Sel believes that a Crimean Tatar autonomy and the further rise of Tatar military brigades would lead to a big disaster in Ukraine:

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What part of "this is a really bad idea" does Turkey's President Erdogan NOT understand here?!?

If enacted, it could cause serious military and social problems for Crimea; or perhaps, this is just what Erdogan wants to see happen, as a "distraction" to Russia while he goes after parts of Syria to potentially annex them for Turkey.

Apr 21 11:35

Is This The End Of The U.S Dollar? Geopolitical Moves “Obliterate U.S Petrodollar Hegemony “ by Mac Slavo

It seems the end really is nigh for the U.S. dollar.

And the mudfight for global dominance and currency war couldn’t be more ugly or dramatic.

The Saudis are now openly threatening to take down the U.S. economy in the ongoing fallout over collapsing oil prices and tense geopolitical events involving the 9/11 cover-up. The New York Times reports:

Saudi Arabia has told the Obama administration and members of Congress that it will sell off hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of American assets held by the kingdom if Congress passes a bill that would allow the Saudi government to be held responsible in American courts for any role in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

China has been working for years to establish global currency status, and will strengthen the yuan by backing it with gold in moves clearly designed to cripple the role of the dollar. Zero Hedge reports:

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The question is not if, but when the dollar no longer maintains its global hegemony.

And many times, monetary wars turn into actual shooting wars, and the US seems to be very close to starting those wars with both Russia and China, to prevent this.

I am doing my best to be the voice of calm, rational thinking here; but please, prepare yourself, if you have not already, for what may be a very difficult transitional time for this economy and nation.

Apr 21 11:26

State Department Office Removed Benghazi Files After Congressional Subpoena

State Department officials removed files from the secretary’s office related to the Benghazi attack in Libya and transferred them to another department after receiving a congressional subpoena last spring, delaying the release of the records to Congress for over a year.

Attorneys for the State Department said the electronic folders, which contain hundreds of documents related to the Benghazi attack and Libya, were belatedly rediscovered at the end of last year.

They said the files had been overlooked by State Department officials because the executive secretary’s office transferred them to another department and flagged them for archiving last April, shortly after receiving a subpoena from the House Select Committee on Benghazi.

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How convenient for Secretary Clinton; except that now, this fact is going to come back to haunt her campaign, big-time!!

Timing is everything; and the timing of this transfer of files "for archiving" speaks volumes about how completely bogus the original cover-up of what really happened here was.

This woman has all the credibility of a dead tree stump; and I am going to get nasty emails from dead tree stumps on this one!!

Apr 21 11:05

THE BOSTON BOMBING ANNIVERSARY: A LEGACY OF UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

At the trial, his government-appointed counsel stated that he was guilty, and he himself admitted his guilt, and said that he was sorry. But that is all he said. To this day he has never explained how he and his brother ever became terrorists.

He couldn’t tell us if he wanted to. Since his arrest he’s been held under unusual Special Administrative Measures (SAMs), which prevent him from communicating with the outside world. Strikingly, SAMs have also been imposed on his attorneys. The government maintains that SAMs are necessary to prevent prisoners from inciting others to commit acts of terrorism.

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Apr 21 11:01

Washington Attempts To Break the Truce by Accusing Syrian Government of Airstrikes against Civilians

According to reports of Western media that refer to the propagandistic “Syrian Observatory for human rights”, on Tuesday, 19 April 2016, as a result of two strikes of the air force of Syria in Idlib province about 44 people were killed.

According to the source in the Syrian General Staff, April 19the Syrian Air Forces did not provide any combat sorties in Idlib province, as all the forces were deployed to repel the attack of terrorists in the Latakia and Aleppo provinces.

Propaganda and contradictory messages

Apparently, this is another fake of militants whose goal is to justification of “the Riyadh group” rejection to continue the negotiations in Geneva under the pretext of accusations of the Syrian government in attacks against civilians.

Interestingly, that one of the first media agencies who published this information was the Turkish propaganda Agency “Anadolu”. Erdogan’s media refers to its own sources in the ranks of the fighters:

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Why am I not surprised?!?

Apr 21 10:53

FCC Commissioner: We were told to be quiet on 'Obamaphone' fraud

Apr 21 10:10

Debunking The 28 Pages Of The 9/11 Report

Today James joins Dan Dicks on PFT Live to discuss the 28 pages and the move to blame Saudi Arabia for 9/11. What are the 28 pages really about?

Apr 21 09:56

Devastating Radioactive Leak In Washington’s Hanford Nuclear Facility Sparks Outrage

By Brianna Blaschke

A nuclear leak in Washington has allowed for 3,500 gallons of radioactive waste to be released – and the federal government is trying to claim no harm will come.

A massive radioactive leak was discovered this past Sunday at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington. Officials have stated that the original container holding the radioactive material has slowly been trickling out roughly 70 gallons since 2011, though they have not determined what accelerated the problem. They are set to begin pumping an estimated 3,000-3,500 gallons of waste back into storage containers...

Apr 21 09:54

9/11 coverup czar Zelikow "doesn't know what the real story is"

Philip Zelikow, a self-described expert in "the creation and maintenance of public myths," wrote the 9/11 Commission Report in chapter outline before the Commission even convened.

Zelikow, architect of the Bush Doctrine of framing criminal wars of aggression as "pre-emptive wars," is the co-author of an astonishingly precognitive 1998 Foreign Affairs article speculating about the likely political and cultural consequences of a massive Pearl Harbor style event such as the destruction of the World Trade Center – a catastrophe that, he said, would split time into a dimly-remembered "before" and an Orwellian "after."

Zelikow is on record stating that the 9/11 wars were not about defending the US from any threat. Instead, they were about "the threat that dare not speak its name" – the threat to Israel.

Apr 21 09:38

Flint, Michigan water quality scientists charged with felony conspiracies... altered lead contamination data... committed scientific fraud that harmed the public

The charges filed include felony official misconduct, conspiracy and tampering with evidence. The individuals charged with the crimes now face up to five years in prison. While serving time in prison, ironically, they will likely receive cleaner water than what they fed to the residents of Flint.

What's notable here is that one of the individuals, Mike Prysby, is an official with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). I have personally come to know that the DEQ of Michigan is an extremely corrupt, criminally-run organization, so it's absolutely no surprise to me that this individual allegedly committed fraud as part of the cover-up.

Apr 21 09:31

West Haven I-95 billboard on USS Liberty is anti-Israel, critics charge

A billboard on Interstate 95 is sparking outrage from a local lawyer and criticism from the Anti-Defamation League for what they say is its anti-Israel message.

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It is an established historical fact that Israel did indeed attack the USS Liberty, killing 34 American servicemen and wounding 174. Saying that reporting Israel's crimes is anti-Israel is like saying reporting on the crimes of the Nazis is anti-German!

"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." -- Voltaire

Now, if you want to live in a world where Israel's government decides what you can know and not know ... please move to Israel, and leave our freedom of speech alone!

Apr 21 09:16

UK Killing Civilians for Oil Again in the King Salman Canal Project

The UK government insists on continuing the massive supply – £2.8 billion since the start of the attack – of high tech weapons for Saudi Arabia to use against civilians in Yemen, despite opposition from the EU Parliament and every major human rights group. Furthermore UK special forces are operating inside Yemen in support of the onslaught. Thousands of civilians have died as a result, including many children.

Given this is not exactly popular in the UK, and that after the law takes its tortuous course there will very probably be embarrassment for the government down the line, the prize which Cameron perceives must be great. Of course, western elite support for the appalling Saudi regime is a given, because Saudi cash pumps primarily into banking, armaments and high end property, the three areas most dear to the interests of the 1%.

Apr 21 08:57

BBC Coverage Of Queen’s 90th Birthday Is ‘Out Of Touch With Reality’ – Republic

BBC coverage of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday is “out of touch with reality,” according to anti-monarchy group Republic, which accuses the broadcaster of ignoring corruption in its gushing celebration of the royal family.

Apr 21 08:55

SAUDI PR FIRM RAN TWITTER ACCOUNT FOR SYRIAN OPPOSITION COALITION AKA ISIS

n 2014, consultants at the PR firm Qorvis developed content for the Saudi Arabia embassy's YouTube and Twitter pages, and ran the Twitter account for the Syrian Opposition Coalition.

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The following can be read on the website of Qorvis MSLGROUP: and please note the timing of the date in the blurb:

, Qorvis MSLGROUP: Qorvis MSLGROUP works with the Saudi Embassy to affirm the importance of the Saudi/U.S. relationship. Since 2001, Qorvis MSLGROUP has implemented a multifold campaign; including, media relations, advertising, government relations, grassroots action, and social and digital media. The overall objectives are to reach out to the media with factual information and provide access to Saudi officials; promote Saudi Arabia as an ally in the war on terrorism; meet with key law makers on the Hill, as well as within the administration, to emphasize Saudi Arabia as a strategic ally; and educate the American people about Saudi Arabia and the region.

I have to wonder; was it before or after 9/11 that this group was engaged by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?!?

And please remember; Saudi financing spawned many terrorist organisations.

As reported at salon.com in January of 2016:

“Everybody’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s a really easy way: stop participating in it.” So advised world-renowned public intellectual Noam Chomsky, one of the most cited thinkers in human history. The counsel may sound simple and intuitive — that’s because it is. But when it comes to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. ignores it. Journalist Abby Martin devoted an episode of her show “The Empire Files” to exploring the Saudi-U.S. relationship. The episode, aptly titled “Inside Saudi Arabia: Butchery, Slavery & History of Revolt,” displays the brutality of the monarchy in excruciating detail. “If the Saudi kingdom were an enemy of the U.S. government, we’d be shown these images and facts every day on the mainstream media,” Martin observes. The internal repression and human rights abuses inside Saudi Arabia is one thing. Perhaps even more troubling, however, is the monarchy’s support for violent religious extremism. It is here that Chomsky’s advice on stopping terrorism becomes so important. By continually aligning itself with the Saudi regime, the U.S. is fueling the very fire it is fighting in the so-called War on Terror. Saudi Arabia is a theocratic absolute monarchy that governs based on an extreme interpretation of Sharia (Islamic law). It is so extreme, it has been widely compared to ISIS. Algerian journalist Kamel Daoud characterized Saudi Arabia in an op-ed in The New York Times as “an ISIS that has made it.” “Black Daesh, white Daesh,” Daoud wrote, using the Arabic acronym for ISIS. “The former slits throats, kills, stones, cuts off hands, destroys humanity’s common heritage and despises archaeology, women and non-Muslims. The latter is better dressed and neater but does the same things. The Islamic State; Saudi Arabia.” “In its struggle against terrorism, the West wages war on one, but shakes hands with the other,” Daoud continued. “This is a mechanism of denial, and denial has a price: preserving the famous strategic alliance with Saudi Arabia at the risk of forgetting that the kingdom also relies on an alliance with a religious clergy that produces, legitimizes, spreads, preaches and defends Wahhabism, the ultra-puritanical form of Islam that Daesh feeds on.” Since the November Paris attacks, in which 130 people were massacred in a series of bombings and shootings for which ISIS claimed responsibility, the West has constantly spoken of the importance of fighting extremism. At the same time, however, the U.S., U.K., France, and other Western nations have continued supporting the Saudi regime that fuels such extremism. Saudi political dissidents like Turki al-Hamad have constantly argued this point. In a TV interview, al-Hamad insisted the religious extremism propagated by the Saudi monarchy “serves as fuel for ISIS.” “You can see [in ISIS videos] the volunteers in Syria ripping up their Saudi passports,” al-Hamad said. “In order to stop ISIS, you must first dry up this ideology at the source. Otherwise you are cutting the grass, but leaving the roots. You have to take out the roots,” he added. In the wake of the November 2015 Paris attacks, scholar Yousaf Butt stressed that “the fountainhead of Islamic extremism that promotes and legitimizes such violence lies with the fanatical ‘Wahhabi’ strain of Islam centered in Saudi Arabia.” “If the world wants to tamp down and eliminate such violent extremism, it must confront this primary host and facilitator,” Butt warned. In the past few decades, the Saudi regime has spent an estimated $100 billion exporting its extremist interpretation of Islam worldwide. It infuses its fundamentalist ideology in the ostensible charity work it performs, often targeting poor Muslim communities in countries like Pakistan or places like refugee camps, where uneducated, indigent, oppressed people are more susceptible to it. Whether elements within Saudi Arabia support ISIS is contested. Even if Saudi Arabia does not directly support or fund ISIS, however, Saudi Arabia gives legitimacy to the extremist ideology ISIS preaches. What is not contested, on the other hand, is that Saudi elites in the business community and even segments of the royal family support extremist groups like al-Qaida. U.S. government cables leaked by WikiLeaks admit “donors in Saudi Arabia constitute the most significant source of funding to Sunni terrorist groups worldwide.”

To paraphrase the immortal words of Larry the Cable Guy: THERE's our problem!!"

As I type this, I am watching a little clip of President Obama's trip to Saudi Arabia this week; and I am more than willing to bet that not a word was said about either domestic abuses of power, against internal Saudi critics, or the funding of violent Jihadists abroad.

When it comes to Saudi Arabia, the President has become the enabler-in-chief of a very inhumane regime and monarchy. Qorvis MSLGROUP, lying through its collective teeth, characterises the Saudi Government as "an ally in the war on terror" when, in fact, it is encouraging, and funding jihadists world-wide.

This CANNOT be allowed to stand.

Apr 21 08:35

WSJ Criticized For Running Ad From Group Denying Armenian Genocide

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday encountered a backlash for publishing a full-page advertisement from a group denying the genocide of Armenians during World War I.

The ad was placed by Fact Check Armenia, an arm of a group that says its goal is “to preserve and protect Turkish national identity and culture.” Fact Check Armenia’s website explicitly refutes evidence that Armenians were systematically killed en masse by the Ottoman Empire, the predecessor to modern-day Turkey. But the ad sent a subtler message implying Armenians shared responsibility for the historically fraught relationship between Turks and Armenians.

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I'll bet the Wall Street Journal would never even consider allowing an ad pointing out the factual discrepancies in the orthodox history of WW2! :)

Apr 21 08:29

TEFLON TOXIN CONTAMINATION HAS SPREAD THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

IN RECENT MONTHS, PFOA, the perfluorinated chemical formerly used to make Teflon, has been making news again. Also known as C8, because of its eight-carbon molecule, PFOA has been found in drinking water in Hoosick Falls, New York; Bennington, Vermont; Flint, Michigan; and Warrington, Pennsylvania, among many other places across the United States. Although the chemical was developed and long manufactured in the United States, it’s not just an American problem. PFOA has spread throughout the world.

In early April, a contingent from Keep Your Promises DuPont, an activist group representing residents of West Virginia and Ohio, traveled to the Netherlands and met with local politicians, scientists, Dordrecht residents, and the union representing workers at the plant.

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Any company company knowingly manufacturing compounds like this should be sued out of existence, and their senior executives should be serving hard time in jail; this is the only way to stop this practice, both nationally and internationally.

Even the money junkies are going to have to learn that you cannot poison people, and walk away without severe consequences.

Apr 21 08:23

Private Tests Show Cancer-Linked Herbicide in Breakfast Foods; FDA mum on Its Assessments

If you started your day off with a whole wheat bagel and a bowl of instant strawberries-and-cream-flavored oatmeal today, you might think you made some fairly healthy breakfast choices.

You might want to think again.

According to a report released Tuesday by the Alliance for Natural Health USA, testing procured from an independent laboratory found detectable levels of the herbicide glyphosate in oatmeal and bagels as well as coffee creamer and seven more products, for a total of 10 out of 24 breakfast food items showing levels of glyphosate - a chemical the World Health Organization’s cancer experts have linked to cancer.

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The cumulative effect of glyphosate has a murderous effect on the human system; Monsanto executives, and executives of the other large manufacturers of this kind of product product, should be tried, and convicted, for crimes against humanity.

Apr 21 07:39

GOP Chair Priebus: If Trump Wins 1236 Delegates It's Not Enough

Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus told Greta Van Susteren tonight that if Donald Trump goes to the Cleveland convention with 1,236 delegates it's not enough for him to win the nomination.

Apr 21 06:47

Criminal Charges Filed In Flint Tainted Water Disaster

April 20, 2016 - The first criminal charges were filed in the water debacle in Flint, Michigan, after contaminated drinking water left more than 150 children poisoned by dangerously high levels of lead. Two state regulators and one city employee have been charged with felonies. Dean Reynolds reports.

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Apr 20 19:46

BazantMisconduct.com

This website attempts to provide sufficient information to encourage a campus wide discussion at Northwestern University as to whether Professor Zdenek Bazant’s published work on the fall of the WTC towers on 9/11/01 should be a cause for university wide concern.

Professor Bazant has played an important role in the national conversation about the fall of the World Trade Center towers in New York on 9/11.

His first paper on this matter, written with one of his graduate students, was submitted to peer review TWO DAYS after 9/11. While this does not show that he began the paper before 9/11/01, that possibility should be considered.

Apr 20 19:41

Saudi Arabia Blackmails Washington, Threatens To Crash The Dollar

Saudi Arabia plans to dump over $750 billion in U.S. Treasuries if Congress passes a bill revealing the kingdom’s role in 9/11. Here’s what that means to you.

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