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Oct 11 22:32

Palestinian lives don’t matter to US media

As Israel ramps up its deadly attacks on Palestinians, mainstream US media outlets are actively concealing the alarming displays of genocidal racism emanating from Israeli Jewish society.

Oct 11 17:31

Putin and the Press: The Demonology School of Journalism

The major influential western print media are engaged in a prolonged, large-scale effort to demonize Russian President Putin, his politics and persona. There is an article (or several articles) every day in which he is personally stigmatized as a dictator, authoritarian, czar, ‘former KGB operative’ and Soviet-style ruler; anything but the repeatedly elected President of Russia.READ MORE

Oct 11 16:53

Syria: US Success Would Only Be the End of the Beginning

By Tony Cartalucci

An October 7, 2015 hearing before the US Senate Committee on Armed Forces (SASC) titled, “Iranian Influence in Iraq and the Case of Camp Liberty,” served as a reaffirmation of America’s commitment to back the terrorist organization Mujahedeen e-Khalq (MEK) and specifically 2,400 members of the organization being harbored on a former US military base in Iraq.

Providing testimony was former US Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, former US Marine Corps Commandant and former Supreme Allied Commander Europe General James Jones, USMC (Ret.), and Colonel Wesley Martin, US Army (Ret.).

All three witnesses made passionate pleas before a room full of nodding senators for America to continue backing not only MEK terrorists currently harbored on a former US military base in Iraq, but to back groups like MEK inside of Iran itself to threaten the very survival of the government in Tehran...

Oct 11 14:34

Nationalism on the Rise in Germany as Migrant Influx continues

Oct 11 14:26

HDP co-leader slams Erdogan, gov't for attack that claimed 95 lives

“We have lost almost 150 of our people before and after the elections,” he said in Ankara, referring to the June 7 elections that failed to produce a one-party or coalition government but brought the HDP to the parliament as a party group as it surpassed the 10 percent election threshold. “There is nobody who has been designated as ‘responsible’ around.

There is no effective investigation. There will be none regarding today's attack either. This is not an attack against unity of our state and nation.

This is an attack by our nation against our people," he said.

According to official figures, 95 people were killed at the attack at the start of a peace rally in the Turkish capital, as dozens remained in

Oct 11 14:13

The Primary Zio-Anglo-American Strategy In The Middle East Was Just Destroyed

In case you haven’t noticed something quite extraordinary and magical just happened in the Middle East.

Russia’s military has not only turned the tide in Syria — in just a few days time — President Putin has decisively subverted a longstanding Zio-Anglo-American scheme to create the Greater Israel.

Oct 11 13:55

‘US Islamophobia based on cultural illiteracy & ignorance’

Many people in the US confuse the words “Arab” or “Islam” with terrorism or islamo-fascism, says media and legal analyst Lionel.

Oct 11 12:34

A Decisive Shift In The Power Balance Has Occurred — Paul Craig Roberts

A Decisive Shift In The Power Balance Has Occurred

Paul Craig Roberts

The world is beginning to realize that a seachange in world affairs occured on September 28 when President Putin of Russia stated in his UN speech that Russia can no longer tolerate Washington’s vicious, stupid, and failed policies that have unleashed chaos, which is engulfing the Middle East and now Europe. Two days later, Russia took over the military situation in Syria and began the destruction of the Islamic State forces.

Perhaps among Obama’s advisors there are a few who are not drowning in hubris and can
understand this seachange.

Oct 11 12:03

American Jihadi Starts Private NSA and Attacks America

Have you ever wanted to put somebody on a no-fly list because they were black, white, Christian, Muslim, liberal or conservative? Maybe because they believed in fundamentalist family values, or claimed black lives matter, or cops lives matter? Or maybe just because you just felt like it for your own reasons?

Oct 11 12:02

Seeking To Expand (Or find?) His Appeal, Rand Paul Meets With a 'Minority Owned Business' in the 'Inner City'

Rand Paul has actually admitted that he "meets with Israeli groups daily" in his office. He also consults with Henry Kissinger, the Zionist Organization of America, and takes his marching orders from AIPAC fundies. But this week Rand finally met some blacks! He announced it in his weekly e-mail newsletter wrap-up. Rand met with what he called a "minority owned business,"
"one of the top 100 inner-city businesses in the country," as Rand put it. He even included a photo. Last year rand told the blacks in Ferguson that they should wait to have kids, to avoid being stuck in poverty.

Oct 11 11:16

Democrats Depend on Affluent Voters? That’s Rich

“How Did the Democrats Become Favorites of the Rich?” asks a column by the New York Times‘ Thomas Byrne Edsall (10/7/15).

The short answer is—they didn’t.

There’s a key line at the beginning of Edsall’s column:

Oct 11 11:15

Trump's Success Exposes America's Winner-Loser Society

Everywhere you look - from political campaigns, both Democratic and Republican, that are focused on the haves and have-nots, to much of the Internet - people are upset. They are angry that they are being bullied by folks who have more power - and sometimes lots more money — than they have.

You feel a tension in America now between “us” and “them.” This is not about the usual suspects of polarization - conservatives and liberals. It is “us” and those myriad groups that the public feels have disempowered them. Because bullying isn’t just an issue for children any more. It is an issue - perhaps the issue - for everyone.

Oct 11 11:15

Andrew Sullivan: Hillary an ‘Unbelievably Useless, Terrible Candidate,’ ‘Talent-Free Hack’

Blogger Andrew Sullivan slammed Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a “talent-free hack,” and openly wondered if “she has any core beliefs” on Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time.”

Sullivan began by criticising “This unbelievably useless, terrible candidate of Hillary Clinton, who has shown no –.”

After host Bill Maher asked Sullivan to explain, he asked, “Have you ever — has she ever given a speech that you were inspired by? Does she have any good retail skills? Is she able to come across on TV?”

Sullivan added, “A large majority of the country don’t believe a word she’s saying, for good reason. This week, her cynicism reached like an almost perfect Clinton level.”

Oct 11 11:13

Clinton’s camp says she ‘could have a serious meltdown’

“Hillary’s been having screaming, child-like tantrums that have left staff members in tears and unable to work,” says a campaign aide. “She thought the nomination was hers for the asking, but her mounting problems have been getting to her and she’s become shrill and, at times, even violent.”

Oct 11 11:03

War Party’s New Line: Vladimir Putin Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

As the Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact collapsed, the rationale for spending one of every four US government budget dollars on a military jobs program and corporate welfare for “defense” contractors evaporated. With peace breaking out, American politicians faced the daunting task of remaining relevant without an external boogeyman to scare the bejabbers out of us commoners.

Bush the Elder and Bill Clinton tried hard to keep the scare up with Iraq, but after Desert Storm nobody really bought Saddam Hussein as a major threat to world peace. It took 9/11 to really put the War Party back in charge. They took full advantage, joyfully dancing on 3,000 graves while they dragged the US into interminable and expensive fiascoes in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere, all the while grooming a reluctant China as the next monster under the foreign policy bed.

Oct 11 10:58

Israel’s haunted temple...

While Christian and Muslim Palestinians clutch physically to heritage symbols in Jerusalem, European Zionist Khazar Jewish converts are chasing a phantom.

Oct 11 10:35

Obama’s Two-Timing Foreign Policy

The mystery of the Obama administration’s foreign policy has always been whether President Barack Obama has two separate strategies: one “above the table” waving his arms and talking tough like Official Washington’s arm-chair warriors do – and another “below the table” where he behaves as a pragmatic realist, playing footsy with foreign adversaries.

Oct 11 10:03

Blast Shakes Ankara Just in Time to Justify NATO Incursion into Syria

By Tony Cartalucci

A massive blast has killed at least 30 and injured over 100 more in NATO-member Turkey’s capital of Ankara. The blast appears to have targeted the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) who was holding a peace rally at the moment of the explosion...

Oct 11 09:09

Fred for Dictator!: Good as Any, Better’n Some

If you were an evil dictator, would you mess with this man?

Having recognized that the country is calling on me to restore order and common sense, and that my election as dictator is the last hope of Western Civilization, I hereby throw my sombrero into the ring. Below is a compact summary of the wise and forward-looking policies which will characterize my reign. Interposed are thrilling slogans that will throw you into an electoral frenzy.

Social Policy: On the day of my coronation, I will undertake a sweeping reform of society, beginning with radical feminists. We will hunt them with dogs. I will save a few and chain them in the Great Dismal Swamp, where they will poison the mosquitoes, allowing civilized people to catch catfish in comfort.
“The only thing we have to be A-fred of is Fred Hisself!!”

Oct 11 09:04

Putin's Endgame in Syria

Somebody hit a Syrian powerplant in Aleppo with F-16'S. Looks like the Russians may have to repeat their warning.

Russia doesn’t want to fight a war with Turkey, so Russian generals devised a simple, but effective plan to discourage Turkey from taking any action that could lead to a clash between the two nations.

Last week, Russian warplanes intruded into Turkish airspace twice. Both incidents caused consternation in Ankara and send Turkish leaders into a furor.

Oct 11 08:43

NBC and Saturday Night Live Wants Constitution Gone and 2nd Amendment/Guns Rights Wiped Out. Implied Gun Owners 'Extremist'

I was completely outraged at what they said on Weekend Update. But before that, they had a segment about guns and it implied people were over the top and reckless regarding them. After weekend update they had yet another segment about guns that made those who stand by their rights as complete and total nuts, besides being extremist, using a 9 year old character played by Amy Schumer

Watch the weekend update at 32 seconds they begin their rant that we should not have gun rights and the constitution needs to go. I was literally shocked!

What they said and in Video:
“I know the forefathers said you have a right to own guns, but they also said you had a right to own people… the Constitution is a lot like our grandfather, he’s wise, we love him, and he means well, but he’s getting really, really old.

Oct 11 08:40

Donald Trump says Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed

This guy has lost it. They didn't shoot deserters during Vietnam let alone 30 years ago.The Taliban holding this guy kept getting bombed until they put him in a steel plate cage ie a Faraday cage. Bergdhal was probably an Intel agent and I wish this moron would STFU!

LAS VEGAS – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed for leaving his post in Afghanistan.

"We're tired of Sgt. Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed," Trump said to cheers at a rowdy rally inside a packed Las Vegas theater at the casino-hotel Treasure Island.

"Thirty years ago," Trump added, "he would have been shot."

Oct 11 08:35

Just 158 families have provided nearly half of the early money for efforts to capture the White House.

Across a sprawling country, they reside in an archipelago of wealth, exclusive neighborhoods dotting a handful of cities and towns. And in an economy that has minted billionaires in a dizzying array of industries, most made their fortunes in just two: finance and energy.

Now they are deploying their vast wealth in the political arena, providing almost half of all the seed money raised to support Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. Just 158 families, along with companies they own or control, contributed $176 million in the first phase of the campaign, a New York Times investigation found. Not since before Watergate have so few people and businesses provided so much early money in a campaign, most of it through channels legalized by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision five years ago.

Oct 11 08:06

Two F16 aircrafts violate Syrian airspace, target electric power plants in Aleppo

The US targeting Syrian Infrastructure. More warcrimes!

Damascus, SANA-Two F16 aircrafts belonging to the so-called US-led coalition violated the Syrian airspace on Saturday, targeting the infrastructure and destroying two power plants in al-Rudwaniya area to the east of Aleppo city, a military source said.

Oct 11 05:19

Noted Libertarian Author Tom Woods offers Free E-Book "Bernie Sanders is Wrong"

Dr. Tom Woods, New York Time Best Selling author, well known libertarian pundit, economist and author, is offering an easy-to-read free e-book debunking the theories of self-described 'socialist' presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. He will explain how to answer Bernie's supporters. The 156 page book, titled 'BERNIE SANDERS IS WRONG,' includes 12 chapters. Woods has also developed and produced many courses for the Ron Paul home school curriculum. Woods is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute, holds a bachelor's degree in history from Harvard and his master's, M.Phil., & Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has been described as "the smartest guy in the room" by Judge Andrew Napolitano. Woods, who is Catholic, has also aired a number of podcast episodes outlining in great detail why Pope Francis ideas on economics are wrong. Highly recommended.

Oct 11 01:47

Gaza: Pregnant woman and daughter killed in Israeli raid

An Israeli air raid on the Gaza Strip at dawn Sunday has killed a 5-month pregnant woman and her little daughter, injured three other family members, and turned their home into rubble.
 
A Palestinian youth was shot dead after he allegedly stabbed three Israeli officers in the occupied East Jerusalem, near Damascus Gate, this afternoon.
 
A Palestinian minor, identified as Issac Brandan, was shot dead by the IOF near Damascus Gate in occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City this morning.

Oct 10 21:29

Medical Care for Terrorists Will Get You Bombed by the US… Unless You’re Israel

by Dan Sanchez, October 10, 2015

For a long period, Israeli military medics took in numerous insurgents from Jabhat al-Nusra (the Syrian branch of Al Qaeda) wounded from fighting to overthrow the Syrian government, patched them up, and sent them back across the border to resume fighting. The mainstream media has studiously ignored this story, but it has been amply documented and confirmed .

Israel tried to justify this by characterizing it as a purely humanitarian policy, much akin to the Doctors Without Borders policy of treating everyone in need, no questions asked.

However, journalist Asa Winstanley has exposed this as pure propaganda:

Oct 10 21:27

U.S. gunship made five passes over Afghan hospital, despite 9-foot flags ID’ing it as a medical facility: MSF

KABUL — The U.S. military aircraft that attacked an Afghan hospital over the weekend made at least five passes over it dropping explosives, even though two flags draped across the roof of the building marked it as a medical facility, hospital officials said on Thursday.

In a news conference here in the Afghan capital, Doctors Without Borders officials reiterated that they think the hospital’s main building was “deliberately” targeted because it was the only structure hit during the bombardment. They denied that any Taliban fighters in the hospital were armed or using it as a base.

Oct 10 21:05

NBC News Fail: Pro-Hillary Campaign Results in -10 Point Poll Drop

All of NBC’s shills and all of NBC’s lies couldn’t makes Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers rise. In fact, in the week after NBC turned its entire news and entertainment divisions over to the Hillary Clinton campaign, a new Reuters poll shows that her “support tumble[d] from 51 percent of Democratic support to just 41 percent.”

Oct 10 18:33

Special Report: Banishing Glyphosate

Underlying its success has been the repeated claim that the chemical is benign for human health, that its killing mechanism for plants works via an enzyme that does not exist in animals and is therefore safe for both human and animals. This claim goes counter to evidence that existed right from the start. Studies revealed both carcinogenicity and teratogenicity as far back as the 1980s, but were buried by industry with the support of regulatory bodies such as the US Environmental Protection Agency and the European Food Safety Authority (see Chapter 5 and [4] EU Regulators and Monsanto Exposed for Hiding Glyphosate Toxicity, SiS 51).

Meanwhile, overwhelming evidence of glyphosate toxicity across the globe has come to light. Everywhere, people are seeing steep rises in cancers, birth defects and other serious illnesses as glyphosate use increases. The World Health Organisation’s recent re-assessment of glyphosate as a ‘probable carcinogen’ vindicates the evidence witnessed by communities, researchers, doctors and campaigners for many years.

Oct 10 18:12

Putin’s “Endgame” in Syria

Putin doesn’t distinguish between the “moderate” terrorists and the “radical” terrorists, the good terrorists and the bad terrorists. It’s a joke. They’re all in the same pool and they’re all going to meet the same fate. They all have to be rooted out, apprehended or killed. End of story.

Oct 10 15:21

Incompetent or indifferent: Clinton burns CIA Libya contact

On March 18, 2011, Blumenthal wrote to Clinton about a conversation he had had with Tyler Drumheller, a former CIA official, who divulged the name of the contact. When the email was released to the Select Committee on Benghazi, the name was redacted.

"Tyler spoke to a colleague currently at CIA," Blumenthal wrote, "who told him the agency had been dependent for intelligence from [redacted due to sources and methods]."

It is bad enough that Drumheller, who had business interests in Libya along with Blumenthal, was able to learn so much from intelligence officers in the field. It is worse that he was so indiscreet as to tell Blumenthal, who had no business knowing and certainly no business sending email from his AOL account. But worst of all, this information reached Clinton in a way that left it open to anyone with the right computer skills.

Oct 10 09:52

Obama's War on Cancer Patients: Breast cancer patient arrested for protesting TPP 'death sentence' clause

A clause in Barack Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership would establish an even bigger monopoly for the pharmaceutical industry. The deal allows Big Pharma to block cancer patients from being able to access affordable drugs. Part of the US proposal extends de facto monopolies on biological medicines by up to eight years.

One cancer patient named Zahara Heckscher was recently arrested at a Westin Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, for speaking about the issue while a Trans-Pacific Partnership meeting was taking place in the building. The meeting included policymakers from dozens of countries. Zahara was not welcome there.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Matt Drudge is sounding the alarm that TPP will end the independent media. They may try, just as the USSR tried to silence the Samizdat and European clergy and royalty tried to limit Gutenberg's printing press, but in the long run, this will fail. So, we should not let this threat being wagged at us distract from the more dangerous parts of TPP/TTIP which put together create a nightmare for people. With the TPP/TTIP ban on GMO labeling, people will have no choice but to be exposed to Glyphosate pesticides, which cause cancer. TPP/TTIP prohibits reporting on corporate wrongdoing over computer systems, which means we are not going to be allowed to tell you about these problems! Finally, TPP/TTIP blocking access to generic and low cost alternative treatments means rich people with cancer will be made poor and poor people with cancer will die off, all for the greed of the corporations.

Oct 10 09:50

EPA triggers another wastewater spill at Colorado superfund site

According to the Denver Post, an EPA mine crew working Thursday at the Standard Mine in the mountains near Crested Butte, triggered another spill of some 2,000 gallons of wastewater into a nearby mountain creek. Supporting Tipton’s remarks to Watchdog Arena, the Denver Post report states that the EPA had failed to release a report about the incident at the time of its writing.

Oct 10 09:48

'TPP would cost lives': WikiLeaks unveils full intellectual property chapter

The intellectual property chapter indicates new restrictions on generic drugs, which are much less expensive than drugs made by patent holders within the pharmaceutical industry.

Oct 10 09:12

There and Back Again – Your Trip Through the American Empire

By Tony Cartalucci

The October 8, 2015 US Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing titled, “Russian Strategy and Military Operations,” gave viewers an instructive snapshot at the current state of America’s dwindling power.

The hearing is one of many interfaces between corporate-financier funded policy think tanks and the politicians who will ultimately rubber stamp their schemes and designs into law. It consists of a panel of bought-off, self-serving senators, listening to think-tank academics with no practical experience along with retired generals drawing paychecks by keeping big-defense, big-oil, big-ag, big-finance, and others well fed...

Oct 10 08:54

Over 40 Rodent Feeding Studies Show GM Food is Disastrous to Health

GMO Free USA has published a listing of more than 40 rodent studies showing that animals fed GM corn and soy suffer dire results. For those who say there is no ‘science’ to prove that GMOs are unsafe, I enjoin them to peruse the following list.

Oct 10 08:51

Israeli-American Terror Machine exposed, checkmated and decimated in Syria

YOU BETCHA!

Thanks to Putin's remarkable decimation of ISIS in Syria and checkmate and exposure of the Israeli-American Terror Machine, there is no longer any need for Homeland Security inside America.

Oct 10 08:19

The Final Leaked TPP Text is All That We Feared

By Jeremy Malcolm

Today’s release by WikiLeaks of what is believed to be the current and essentially final version of the intellectual property (IP) chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) confirms our worst fears about the agreement, and dashes the few hopes that we held out that its most onerous provisions wouldn’t survive to the end of the negotiations...

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