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Nov 03 09:27

FLASHBACK - It Can Happen Here: The Confiscation Scheme Planned for US and UK Depositors

Confiscating the customer deposits in Cyprus banks, it seems, was not a one-off, desperate idea of a few eurozone troika officials scrambling to salvage their balance sheets. A joint paper by the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Bank of England dated December 10, 2012, shows that these plans have been long in the making; that they originated with the G20 Financial Stability Board in Basel, Switzerland (discussed earlier here); and that the result will be to deliver clear title to the banks of depositor funds. New Zealand has a similar directive, discussed earlier here.

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Nov 03 09:27

FLASHBACK - Where's the outrage? Congress changes savings accounts and retirement funds, and America sleeps

Congress has passed, and President Obama has said he would sign, a budget bill that allows banks to use your savings when they make giant financial bets called derivatives. Again.

And because those savings are insured by the federal government, you, the taxpayer, would be on the hook if those bets go south. Again.



Nov 03 09:26

NASA reveals that Antarctica is actually gaining more ice than it is losing

A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers.

Nov 03 09:23

The Circle of Gold

1933: President Roosevelt issued Executive Order 6102 and forbid US citizens from owning gold. They received paper money in exchange. One $20.00 Double Eagle (0.9675 ounces gold) was exchanged for a $20.00 paper certificate. Gold was therefore valued at $20.67 per ounce. Soon thereafter President Roosevelt devalued the dollar so that gold was valued at $35.00 per ounce. And gold was illegal for US citizens to own.

Nov 03 09:21

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CRIME: HOW THE FED BECAME THE UNDEMOCRATIC, CORRUPT & DESTRUCTIVE FORCE IT IS TODAY

Perhaps the most famous, and prescient, financial cartoon in American history is the depiction of the Federal Reserve Bank as a giant octopus that would come to parasitically suck the life out of all U.S. institutions as well as free markets. The image is taken from Alfred Owen Crozier’s US Money Vs Corporation Currency, “Aldrich Plan,” Wall Street Confessions! Great Bank Combine, published in 1912, just a year before the creation of the Federal Reserve.

Earlier today, I came across an excellent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal in which the author explains this transformation in just a few short paragraphs. Here’s some of what he wrote:

History suggests that the only way to rein in the sprawling Federal Reserve is to end its money monopoly and restore the American people’s ability to use gold as a competing currency.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Gold is an answer, but not the only one.

The US Congress is Constitutionally enabled to create money as a public utility, rather than a loan at interest, every time new money is created, which Congress has chosen not to do.

The Fed, that seething cauldron of huge profits for a private central bank, needs to be eliminated completely.

Every time this country has had a private central bank, it has fallen into complete financial disaster; and right now is absolutely no exception.

Nov 03 09:20

No Traces of Explosives Found at Analyzed Parts of Crashed A321 Plane

No traces of explosive substances have so far been discovered on the debris of Kogalymavia's A321 plane that crashed in Sinai on Saturday, a source familiar with the investigation said Monday.



Nov 03 09:13

MOST EVERYTHING THE FEDS TOLD US ABOUT STINGRAYS IS FALSE – IT’S MUCH WORSE

It has gotten so bad that a bill was just introduced in Congress that would criminalize the use of stingrays without a warrant, at all levels of government.

A stingray is a suitcase-sized device that mimics a cell phone tower, which allows it to gather locations and data of all nearby mobile phones. This violation of constitutional rights is usually justified under the “war on terror” meme, although government is finding increasingly diverse uses.

Police and prosecutors using stingrays have signed a nondisclosure agreement with the FBI and, incredibly, prosecutors “have agreed to drop cases rather than disclose information about the technology” – even in serious criminal cases.

IRS Commissioner Koskinen stated in testimony that “[stingray] does not allow you to overhear… voice communications.” Homeland Security Assistant Secretary Seth M. Stodder told a House subcommittee that the devices do not listen to phone calls or capture text messages.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Just figure that everything the Federal Government tells you is a lie; that you are being surveilled constantly with every possible device imaginable; and make sure everything you email or say on the phone could be broadcast to the world, and you will be just fine.

Nov 03 09:12

Twice in One Day, Ban Ki-Moon Condemned Obama’s Actions on Syria

I earlier reported that in an interview with Spanish newspapers published October 31st, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemned U.S. President Barack Obama’s demand that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad be removed from office, and Moon said:

Nov 03 09:11

Clinton Gives Obama An “A” Grade

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If Hillary thinks Obamacare deserves an "A" then she must have hit her head really hard!

Nov 03 09:09

Trump is the most Americanest American ever, deserves to be POTUS

Donald Trump is by far the bestest candidate for president in the history of all candidates. He's worked harder than anyone else has ever worked and deserves to be our next commander-in-chief.

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Nov 03 09:07

"BOATERS HAVE "NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY" ACCORDING TO DHS'S NEW BOATER SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM

DHS/Coast Guard are spying on American boaters and they're forcing them to send their location to the Coast Guard every 15-30 seconds!

DHS is forcing boaters to purchase their own transponders which can go from $500 dollars to thousands of dollars! These transponders will ping their speed and location to DHS/Coast Guard, FOREIGN governments and the UN!

DHS/Coast Guard's new boat-tracking system is called the "National Automatic Identification System" (NAIS). Click here to read more about DHS's, NAIS system.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) requires AIS's to be fitted aboard international ships with a gross tonnage of 300 or more and all passenger ships regardless of size.

Fyi, the IMO is a United Nations organization! Why is the UN working with DHS to spy on EVERY ship in America and beyond?

This September I warned boaters about DHS's plan to create a national boat surveillance program.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Not content to have effectively kneecapped the tourist/air travel business, as has the TSA, it appears that the US government is now hell-bent to destroy the recreational boating industry.

This is not about safety; this is about personal surveillance every second of every day possible; from your home computer, to your cellphone, to your car, to your bus and train rides, your flights, and now your boating.

Welcome to Amerika: the land of the surveilled and the home of the cowed.

Folks with kids and skills, please get yourselves collectively out of the country, before it is way too late, and that day is coming very soon.

Nov 03 09:00

DEBTOR’S PRISON CHARGES LEVELED AT AUSTIN, TEXAS

The court system for Austin, Texas, is the latest to be sued for operating what amounts to debtor’s prisons, according to Buzzfeed.

Austin joins Benton County, Washington; Biloxi, Mississippi; and New Orleans, all of which have been targeted by civil rights lawsuits since September for sending offenders to prison for not paying fines. Previous investigations have shown similar situations elsewhere in Texas, including in El Paso.

The practice of jailing people for being unable to pay penalties was ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Courtdecades ago. In many states, judges can lock up debtors only after offering them the chance to perform community service and when the defendant has “failed to make a good-faith effort” to do so. That’s the case in Texas, where judges are supposed to use jail time only as a last resort for punishing low-income offenders.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Absoflippinglutely unbelievable!!

Nov 03 08:52

Man detonates bomb at Mississippi Walmart after threatening the store for refusing to sell Confederate flags.

A man is charged after allegedly setting off an explosive at a Mississippi Walmart Sunday morning.
Marshall W. Leonard, 61, of Tupelo, will be charged with placing an explosive device. Under Mississippi Code 97-37-25 he could get life in prison if convicted, the Tupelo Daily Journal reported.

Webmaster addition: I'll wager a confederate dollar this is a staged PR stunt to demonize supporters of our historical identity.



Nov 03 08:52

The Russian airline whose Airbus plane crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people on board has a chequered history including another fatal accident and has not paid its staff for two months

The Russian airline whose Airbus plane crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people on board has a chequered history including another fatal accident and has not paid its staff for two months.
Kogalymavia -- which flies charter flights to popular destinations such as Turkey and Egypt -- on Monday blamed "external" factors for the crash and said its jet was in "excellent" condition.

Nov 03 08:49

Fed Rules School Discriminated Against Transgender Student for Not Allowing Full Access to Girls' Locker Room

This week the government found that a high school in suburban Chicago discriminated against a transgender student for not providing the student equal access to the girls’ locker room.

The complaint was brought by an unnamed student and the ACLU who felt the school was discriminating against the student by attempting to provide “a separate changing place” because that “subjected the student to stigma and different treatment”.

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Nov 03 08:44

More Countries Than Ever Are Bombing Syria — Will They Find a Way to Make Peace?

The new U.S. deployment to Syria comes more than a year after it launched a bombing campaign against the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

Nov 03 08:43

The Endless War Grows: Obama Sends U.S. Forces to Syria, Reversing Pledge of No Boots on the Ground

The White House has announced a team of special operations forces numbering less than 50 will be sent to Syria.



Nov 03 08:36

US Is Still Stonewalling an Independent Review of Why It Bombed a Hospital

“Even war has rules,” said Doctors Without Borders head Dr. Joanne Liu as part of her response to the devastating US bombing of the organization’s hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan earlier this October.

Nov 03 08:35

Andrew Bacevich: Ongoing Wars in Iraq & Syria Continue Decades of Failed U.S. Militarism in Mideast

The U.S. deployment of a team of special operations forces to Syria comes after the first U.S. combat casualty in Iraq in four years.

Nov 03 08:31

After Defending His Own Family Time, Paul Ryan Refuses To Support Paid Family Leave

On a number of Sunday shows this weekend, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) responded to recent calls that he support a federal paid family leave program after insisting on preserving his own family. The new speaker of the House made it clear that he won’t back such a policy.



Nov 03 08:31

FCC fines Hilton Hotels $25,000 for stonewalling their inquiries into Hilton's jamming of customer's mobile wifi hotspots, instead forcing customers to pay $500 for Hilton's wifi services.

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed that Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. be hit with a $25,000 fine for reportedly obstructing a probe into whether it was jamming guests’ WiFi hotspots. In addition, the FCC has ordered Hilton to “immediately provide essential information” detailing its WiFI practices, and has threatened to increase the penalties if the company delays or obstructs the process in any way.

Nov 03 08:25

Flashback 2014 - Interview With Mr. Arthur Topham

Arthur Topham, the editor and publisher of “The Radical Press“, was interviewed on Inside the Eye – Live! on Saturday, November 8, 2014.

Topham, 67, has gained somewhat of a “dissident status” as he has been hounded by Canada’s B’nai B’rith and the Harper government in Ottawa due to Arthur’s honest and open discussion of Israel and Canada’s unequivocal support for Jewish genocide in Palestine.

Nov 03 08:23

Anger & Fear: The Way They Keep You Pointlessly Voting for President (Like Anything Will Ever Change)

Political strategists know if they push your buttons, they can get you to keep mindlessly, pointlessly voting… even though it won’t change a damn thing.

Political strategists (and the people running the show) know it works even though, deep down, most voters in this country have long ago realized somewhere inside that voting, at least in the federal elections, has all of about zero effect on actually changing anything and is basically a meaningless gesture that simply solidifies one’s willing participation in a slave system.

Political strategists have figured out how to keep people mindlessly, pointlessly voting anyway.

Here’s a direct quote from one:

Pick your boogeyman: undocumented immigrants or Wall Street bankers.

Let’s stick with the immigrants, she thinks. Just link the border to the national angst and tell everybody that migrants and the idiots who let them in killed the American Dream.

Nov 03 08:03

DEBTOR’S PRISON CHARGES LEVELED AT AUSTIN, TEXAS

The court system for Austin, Texas, is the latest to be sued for operating what amounts to debtor’s prisons, according to Buzzfeed. Austin joins Benton County, Washington; Biloxi, Mississippi; and New Orleans, all of which have been targeted by civil rights lawsuits since September for sending offenders to prison for not paying fines. Previous investigations have shown similar situations elsewhere in Texas, including in El Paso.

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Nov 03 07:59

Winter is coming: the new crisis for refugees in Europe

From Lesbos to Lapland, refugees are bracing for a winter chill that many will never have experienced before. Some will have to endure it outside

Webmaster's Commentary: 

But, but, but ... Al Gore says it will be warm and toasty this winter! :)



Nov 03 07:56

"BOATERS HAVE "NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY" ACCORDING TO DHS'S NEW BOATER SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM

DHS/Coast Guard are spying on American boaters and they're forcing them to send their location to the Coast Guard every 15-30 seconds! DHS is forcing boaters to purchase their own transponders which can go from $500 dollars to thousands of dollars! These transponders will ping their speed and location to DHS/Coast Guard, FOREIGN governments and the UN! DHS/Coast Guard's new boat-tracking system is called the "National Automatic Identification System" (NAIS). Click here to read more about DHS's, NAIS system.

Nov 03 07:51

MOST EVERYTHING THE FEDS TOLD US ABOUT STINGRAYS IS FALSE – IT’S MUCH WORSE

It has gotten so bad that a bill was just introduced in Congress that would criminalize the use of stingrays without a warrant, at all levels of government. A stingray is a suitcase-sized device that mimics a cell phone tower, which allows it to gather locations and data of all nearby mobile phones. This violation of constitutional rights is usually justified under the “war on terror” meme, although government is finding increasingly diverse uses. Last week, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified before a Senate committee that his agency had indeed used stingrays in tax-related crimina

Nov 03 07:50

Soros Admits Involvement In Migrant Crisis: ‘National Borders Are The Obstacle’

Billionaire investor George Soros has confirmed he wants to bring down Europe’s borders, following the accusation made last week by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

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Nov 03 07:47

News Blackout on German Refugee Horror Story

A Female Physician in Munich, Germany sends a message to the world :

"Yesterday, at the hospital we had a meeting about how the situation here and at the other Munich hospitals is unsustainable. Clinics cannot handle emergencies, so they are starting to send everything to the hospitals.

Many Muslims are refusing treatment by female staff and, we, women, are refusing to go among those animals, especially from Africa. Relations between the staff and migrants are going from bad to worse. Since last weekend, migrants going to the hospitals must be accompanied by police with K-9 units.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Is this what you had in mind Mr. Soros?



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Nov 03 07:40

The U.S. Spends $35 Billion Helping Out The World… But Where Does All this Money Really Go?

The United States provided approximately $35 billion in economic aid to over 140 countries* in fiscal year 2014. In the map below the relative size of each country is proportionate to the aid received from the United States and the color of each country indicates GDP per capita.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Guess which country shows up largest on this map? Don't you wish the US Government was as generous to you as it is to Israel? Especially since it is your money to begin with?

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Nov 03 07:23

?1 Billion Portfolio Manager Buys Gold

Nov 03 07:19

Refugee crisis requires EU-wide approach: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a pan-European approach to address the current refugee crisis in the continent, demanding a fair way of distributing asylum seekers between EU member states.

"In Germany, we must do what we can, no question about it. But we must not think small on this issue. Otherwise, Europe will once again be in great danger… we need a European-wide approach,” Merkel said in a speech at a reception of the Federation of German Industries (BDI) in the capital city of Berlin on Tuesday.

She also noted that no country could take in all asylum seekers, stressing the need for a “fair distribution of refugees across Europe."

Nov 03 07:15

Israel takes Palestinian radio off air in West Bank

Israeli officials have taken a Palestinian Arabic-language radio station off air over what they described as its attempts to further escalate tensions in the occupied West Bank.

On Tuesday morning, Israeli military forces raided the office of Free Palestine Radio in the southern occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron), located 30 kilometers (19 miles) south of al-Quds (Jerusalem), ransacked the building, and confiscated the radio’s broadcasting equipment, Arabic-language Palestine al-Yawm news agency reported.

The Israeli army had earlier ordered Free Palestine Radio to be shuttered for at least six months after accusing it of spreading hatred against the Tel Aviv regime.



Nov 03 07:06

BEX Alert!!! - "Al-Qaeda calls for lone wolf attacks on West"

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called for lone wolf attacks against Western countries, in particular America, and praised recent Palestinian attacks against Israelis.

Zawahiri spoke in a video released on Twitter and published and translated Monday by US-based SITE, which monitors violent extremist websites.

SITE noted that the video was broadcast on Twitter, on Sunday, rather than on extremist websites as is usually the case.

"The first matter is striking the West and specifically America in its own home, and attacking their interests that are spread everywhere," Zawahiri said, according to SITE.

"The supporters of Israel must pay with their blood and their economy."

As examples of lone wolf attacks, he cited the 2013 Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Dzokhar Tsarnaev. Their attack with pressure cooker bombs killed three people and wounded 264.

Nov 03 06:19

Covenant Journey: Birthright’s Flawed Christian Zionist Cousin

Hoping to mimic this success, a group of Jewish and Christian Zionists have teamed up to create the Christian version of Birthright: Covenant Journey. Launched in May, this evangelical endeavor will take 250 young Christians on 11-day tours of the Holy Land this summer. Organizers hope to bring thousands more on similar trips in the coming years.
In its promotional material, Covenant Journey boasts that participants will “discover and affirm their Christian identity through an experiential journey and educational experience of Biblical, historic, and modern Israel, providing participants with the ability to advocate for Israel upon their return.”

Nov 03 06:05

Rubio Blames Obama For Palestinian Violence, Promises “Unconditional Support” to Israel

As Marco Rubio emerges as the candidate of choice for the GOP establishment, it’s time to take a closer look at the foreign policy and national security beliefs he espouses. Just last week, Rubio posted a short video on Twitter in which he criticized President Obama’s approach to Israel and pledged his “unconditional support” for the Jewish state. In the video, Rubio said: "What this president and his administration are doing in Israel is a tragic mistake. What they’re doing is dangerous and it betrays the commitment this nation has made to the right of a Jewish state to exist in peace. No people on earth want peace more than the people of Israel. No people have suffered more at the hands of this violence and this terrorism than the people of Israel and they need America’s support unconditionally. If I become president, that’s exactly what they’ll have."

Nov 03 06:04

A NEW BIOGRAPHY TRACES THE PATHOLOGY OF ALLEN DULLES AND HIS APPALLING CABAL

In 1976, after the Watergate matters took place here, your intelligence community was literally tied up by Congress. It could not do anything. It could not send spies, it could not write reports, and it could not pay money. In order to compensate for that, a group of countries got together in the hope of fighting communism and established what was called the Safari Club. The Safari Club included France, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Iran … so, the Kingdom, with these countries, helped in some way, I believe, to keep the world safe when the United States was not able to do that. That, I think, is a secret that many of you don’t know.

Nov 03 06:03

18 Numbers That Scream That A Crippling Global Recession Has Arrived

Just like in 2008, the irrational optimists are going to keep chanting their happy mantras for as long as they possibly can.

Nov 03 06:00

The Jewish Billionaire Behind a New Christian Anti-Iran Group

The Philos Project might be a clever example of astroturfing, attempting to portray itself as speaking for persecuted Christians while simultaneously promoting the aggressively pro-Israel agenda of a Jewish billionaire. If that was the intent, Singer and his employees should have been more careful in covering their tracks. If nothing else, the Philos Project stands as an object lesson in the eagerness with which neoconservatives try to create the perception that their views are shared by a vast, diverse constituency, which in this case is warning Christians about the imperial designs of Iran and the dangers of a nuclear deal between it and the P5+1.

Nov 03 03:35

Platinum ETFs Experience Large Outflows.

November 2, 2015

Nov 02 21:40

Carbon Hypocrite Bill Gates Says Only Carbon Taxes Will Stop the Dreaded Climate Change

Put aside whether or not you believe in man-made global warming for a second, and ask yourself if, even as he calls once again for carbon taxes, Bill Gates believes in man-made global warming.

It’s that time of year again, you see. Billionaire Bill Gates is once more calling for carbon taxes as the only way to stop the dreaded climate change.

Back in 2013, the billionaire was talking about not if we get a carbon tax, but when. In fact, he was already talking about what “we” (meaning the elite, megacorporations, and government cronies) should spend it on: “innovation”.

Speaking of just such “innovation,” Gates is making the rounds again to promote the fact that he’s invested $2 billion in green energy innovation through his Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Nov 02 20:54

Arizona's Reefer Mad Bill Montgomery Calls Vietnam Vet An Enemy of The State

Bill Montgomery is a dying breed, the rabid reefer mad prohibitionist.

Following the first night of the show, I got to meet a spry older gentleman with a perma-grin on his face who sort of reminded me of Don Ameche from the movie “Cocoon”. “You know,” another person confided, “that’s the ‘enemy of the state’.”

“Who, Don?” I asked, pointing at the happy silver-haired senior.

When Don said he was also a recreational marijuana consumer, Montgomery said, “Well, then you’re violating the law, and I have no respect for you. And I have no respect for someone who would try to claim that you served this country and took an oath to uphold the constitution and defend against all enemies foreign and domestic, because you’re an enemy.”

Nov 02 18:49

Ben Carson doesn't understand how the debt ceiling, the budget, or interest rates work

Ben Carson has revealed an embarrassing lack of knowledge about the economy.
Ben Carson’s accomplishments in the field of medicine should be incontrovertible proof of his intelligence. But read enough of his musings on government spending and the economy, and you’ll find yourself questioning this premise, or perhaps the nature, of intelligence altogether.

Nov 02 18:33

Mike Rivero interviews Arthur Topham, Who Faces 2 Years In Prison For alleged “Hate Speech”

Michael Rivero interviews Arthur Topham, the author of leading online alternative news website, Radicalpress.com.

Nov 02 17:30

US Is Still Stonewalling an Independent Review of Why It Bombed a Hospital

"Even war has rules," said Doctors Without Borders head Dr. Joanne Liu as part of her response to the devastating US bombing of the organization's hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan earlier this October.

Nov 02 17:05

Greece didn’t refuse austerity: They refused further debt slavery to the EU

Did you hear the news? “Greece Says No to Further Austerity Measures!” Did you shake your head and say, “Wow, the nerve of those people refusing to cut their expenses in the face of all that debt”?

Nov 02 16:32

NASA Shock Study: Antarctica Is Growing Not Shrinking

Antarctica is growing not shrinking, according to the latest study from NASA. Furthermore, instead of contributing to rising sea levels, the still-very-much-frozen southern continent is actually reducing them by 0.23 mm per year.

Nov 02 16:32

No Traces of Explosives Found at Analyzed Parts of Crashed A321 Plane

No traces of explosive substances have so far been discovered on the debris of Kogalymavia's A321 plane that crashed in Sinai on Saturday, a source familiar with the investigation said Monday.

Nov 02 16:29

US Lawmakers Hopelessly Lost in Illusion

The U.S. government and mainstream media are so lost in their own propaganda that U.S. foreign policy lurches around the globe like a dangerous half-blind giant...

Nov 02 16:23

As America's middle class collapses, no one is buying stuff anymore

From Walmart to Hershey to Campbell's Soup, America's biggest retailers and manufacturers are warning their shareholders that flat growth is a fact of life because of "consumer bifurcation," which is plutocrat-speak for "everyone is broke except the one percent." The companies' plan for rescuing themselves is to turn themselves into luxury brands targeted at the wealthy.

Nov 02 16:03

Ukrainian PM: "Ukraine's mission is collapse of Putin's Moscovia"

The mission of Ukraine is "the collapse of Putin's Moscovia", said on air on Kiev TV channel "Inter" the head of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Anna Gopko. She made it clear that the so-called "democratization of Russia" is a plan for its collapse.
10 members of the neo-nazi "Azov" battalion were detained for the smuggling and sale of weapons today in Moscow, reported Lifenews, citing a source in law enforcement. http://fortruss.blogspot.ru/2015/11/azov-members-arrested-in-moscow.html

Nov 02 16:01

Ukrainian town of Svatovo completely destroyed from blast of 3.5 tons of ammo

Svatovo fire showed the incompetence of authorities, and fear of responsibility for what happened at all levels of management spiral. It has been more than three days since the fire, and the authorities to this time did not give a decent explanation of the causes of the tragedy. Referring to alleged mythical arson committed by "saboteurs", and maybe it was mice with matches? The nonsense of defence minister Poltorak and his entourage, brainwashing the simple layman, without explaining why a deadly warehouse with more than 3.5 tons of ammunition was located inside the city line without proper security and basic fire extinguishing means. Four people were killed, more than 100 are in hospitals...

Nov 02 15:43

Can Pan-European Hysteria Save NATO’s Syrian War?

However, evidence suggests that the latest influx of refugees is more than a mere predictable consequence of destroying entire regions of the planet with war and state-sponsored terrorism. In Turkey, where the US, EU, and Ankara itself have inexplicably invested billions of dollars in the construction of refugee camps of unprecedented scale, reports indicate that torrents of refugees have been intentionally organized and sent onward to Europe.

The International New York Times’ Greek Kathimerini paper, in an article titled, “Refugee flow linked to Turkish policy shift,” reported (emphasis added):

A sharp increase in the influx of migrants and refugees, mostly from Syria, into Greece is due in part to a shift in Turkey’s geopolitical tactics, according to diplomatic sources.

Nov 02 15:38

Sarkozy's visit to Russia: Mistake or farsighted step?

The French press reacted negatively to Sarkozy's visit to Russia. According to French newspapers, Sarkozy, having been charmed by Putin, is running anti-French policy to take revenge on President Hollande. This could be true to fact, but why does Putin need to meet Sarkozy in Moscow?.. Sarkozy's party fellow Thierry Mariani, who has been to the Crimea as part of an informal parliamentary delegation, believes that Sarkozy's most recent trip to Russia was reasonable. "This is not parallel diplomacy. France has been pursuing the policy of sanctions against Russia for two years already. Bravo! Never before Putin's rating has been so high. We are coming to the conclusion that the policy of sanctions has come to a standstill, - Thierry Mariani told France Info. - Sarkozy went to Moscow with a specific message that Europe must maintain a dialogue with Russia, that France plays a special role in Europe."

Nov 02 15:35

Dutch Ambassador shows Western arrogance

Ron van Dartel is the Dutch Ambassador to the Russian Federation and as such he is supposed to represent his country's diplomacy. So what does he do? Why, he claims the Crimea is "under occupation" and declares it "illegal". Interesting coming from a country built on piracy on the high seas. The Dutch, are historically renowned for being pirates and were the source of misery for countless families in Spain, Portugal and the UK, their colonial policy smacking of a country hell-bent on sticking its nose into other people's affairs, seizing cities, raping women and spreading filth and disease, while at the same time insulting Christianity by implementing their laws overseas through the Bible and the bullet like the Hordes of Baal. In 2015, eighteen months after Ron van Dartel took office as the Netherlands' Ambassador to the Russian Federation, we have the most blatant example of sheer, pig-headed arrogance from a Western source since the likes of Condoleezza Rice or Hillary Clinton...

Nov 02 15:31

What kind of war can USA and China start?

Formally, the dispute over the island involves six countries (China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia, Brunei). In November 2002, the countries signed an agreement to push back the decision on their status till 2052. China, as a regional and economically powerful country, follows a simple principle: you have it when you're there. At a summit in California in 2013, Xi Jinping told President Barack Obama that the Pacific was big enough to accommodate both China and the United States. Jinping meant that there was no place for US Navy off the coast of China. Yet, Obama did not listen. Washington has built up bases on Okinawa, Japan, (25,800 US troops and navy), South Korea (28,000 US troops), Australia and the Philippines. Even Hanoi agreed to accept US ships for maintenance. Was this power not enough to stop Beijing in case of its aggressive actions against US allies? It was more than enough indeed.

Nov 02 15:30

National debt to hit $20 trillion when Obama leaves office

The total national debt in the United States is set to hit the $20 trillion mark around the time President Barack Obama leaves office in 2017.

Nov 02 15:27

Antarctica gaining more ice than losing – NASA

Antarctica has been accumulating more ice than it’s been losing in recent decades, a new study by NASA has revealed, challenging existing theories on climate change and rises in sea levels.

The paper, entitled “Mass gains of the Antarctic ice sheet exceed losses,” was published in the Journal of Glaciology on Friday.

Nov 02 15:25

FBI anti-extremist website for kids on hold after Muslim, Arab groups protest

Seeking to enlist students in counterterror operations, the FBI created a games website meant to help children identify someone in the process of radicalization. The site is now on hold as some questioned why it focused almost solely on Islamic extremism.

Nov 02 15:20

Good Morning Damascus: Damascus Vietnam!

Obama and the Neocons are “all in” as the American president gives notice “boots will go on the ground” in Syria. Make no mistake, this report is a test of the will of the American people, please pay close attention, we are about to relive Vietnam.

In a previous report which called for the impeachment of President Barack Obama, this author presented a list of possible alternatives to America’s “so far” failed Syria posture. Here’s a look at this administration’s most recent scheming in the Middle East. If we let our leadership get away with this one, we’re in very big trouble indeed.
First appeared: http://journal-neo.org/2015/11/02/good-morning-damascus-damascus-vietnam/

Nov 02 15:18

NPR’s Distortions About the MH-17 ‘Report’

When I read that the report on the downing of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine was being put in the hands of the Dutch, I knew that there would be no investigation and no attention to the facts.

And there wasn’t.

I did not intend to write about the report, because Washington’s propaganda has already succeeded, at least in the Western world, in its purpose of laying the blame on Russia. However, the misrepresentation of the Dutch report by Western media, such as NPR, is so outrageous as to make the media the story and not the report.

For example, I just heard NPR’s Moscow correspondent, Corey Flintoff, say that the missile that hit the airliner was fired by Ukrainian separatists who lack the technical ability to operate the system. Therefore, the missile had to have been fired by a Russian.

There is nothing in the Dutch report whatsoever that leads to this conclusion. Flintoff either is incompetent or lying or he is expressing his view and not the report’s conclusion.

Nov 02 15:16

‘Mentally Unstable’ Obama Looking To Start A War With China?

This week, Barack Obama sent a guided missile destroyer into disputed waters in the South China Sea to see if the Chinese would start shooting at it. Yes, this is what he actually did. Fortunately for us, the Chinese backed down and did not follow through on their threats to take military action. Instead, the Chinese have chosen to respond with very angry words.

Nov 02 15:16

Five ways Microsoft plans to get you to upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft wants Windows 10 on one billion devices by 2018 - and its tactics for hitting that ambitious goal are about to get more aggressive.

From next year, Microsoft will be more direct in pushing Windows 7 and 8.1 users to upgrade to its latest OS, in an attempt to bolster the 110 million-strong Windows 10 userbase.

Here's how Microsoft is about to crank up the pressure to make the switch.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Windows 10 will open us all to more surveillance, possibly break older applications forcing us to buy upgrades which we cannot afford, take hours of time to install and configure, and based on Microsoft's history, will come with thousands of bugs which will cut into our productivity in the coming years. Microsoft hasn't given anyone a reason to go through all that other than that is what Microsoft wants! They can't GIVE their product away any more!

Nov 02 15:15

Blairite MP Tells Cambridge Students: As 'Top One Percent' You Must Rebel Against Corbyn Leadership

Students at the United Kingdom's prestigious Cambridge University on Monday were told that as "the top one percent," they must rebel against the progressive policies of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and take back the party.

The comments were delivered by Labour Party MP Tristram Hunt, who formerly served as the shadow education secretary until resigning in the wake of Corbyn's electoral victory.

Nov 02 14:46

UK Government fears encryption so much it will become illegal

We’ve known for decades that the British Government wants your data, but now under the guise of protection from ‘terrorists, paedophiles and criminals’, the Investigatory Powers Bill will ban technology companies from providing end-to-end encryption services.

Nov 02 14:45

World Government To Enforce Income Equality

Tom Woods interviewed Matt Zwolinski on Matt’s Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) proposal, and Matt’s belief that it is a libertarian proposal. It is worth listening to the discussion if you have an interest on this topic. To make a long story short: if you think the idea is cuckoo, you will only think this all-the-more after listening to several of Matt’s responses. If you think the idea is…libertarian, a critical listen should shake your belief.

Nov 02 14:41

Searches underway at enterprises of Crimea blockade organizer — Federal Security Service

In Crimea, searches are going on at the enterprises controlled by one of the organizers of the so-called blockade of the peninsula by Ukraine Lenur Islyamov, the press service of the regional department of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) told TASS. "All necessary investigative operations are underway within the framework of a criminal case against Islyamov, including searches," the press service said...

Nov 02 14:40

Ukraine’s prepaid gas enough for only 5 days — Gazprom CEO

"At the same time Ukraine starting from early November reduced consumption of Russian gas due to Naftogaz of Ukraine’s almost three-fold financial deficit. Ukraine has prepaid gas for only 5 more days," Miller said.

Nov 02 14:05

Robber with Fake Gun Dies at the Hand of Citizen with Real Gun (and a Concealed Carry Permit)

At first, the employees might have thought it was a Halloween prank, but that all changed rather quickly.

A masked man walked into a Mexican bodega in Gage Park, south side Chicago, around 7 p.m. and pulled out what looked like a real enough gun, aimed it at a store employee and forced her to the back where a currency exchange is located.

Just then, a customer in the store with a concealed carry permit pulled out his own gun.

As it turns out the robber’s gun was just a toy.

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Nov 02 13:53

US a fading empire in need of bogeymen: Analyst

America is a fading imperial power that is using Islam and Russia as “bogeymen” to prop up the country’s war machine and military–industrial complex, a US activist and radio host in California says.

Nov 02 13:51

Hillary Clinton Hasn’t Learned a Thing from Iraq

As the first Democratic presidential debate drew to a close, moderator Anderson
Cooper posed a question to Hillary Clinton: How might her presidency differ
from Barack Obama’s?

Nov 02 13:47

BEX ALERT - More Denial, More Problems: UN Predicts Millions of Climate Refugees to Come

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Global warming causes European refugee crisis!

Nov 02 13:40

100,000 British children will be homeless this Christmas – study

More than 100,000 vulnerable children in Britain will wake up homeless on Christmas Day, a leading charity has revealed.

The report by homelessness charity Shelter found the number of children who will be homeless on Christmas morning has risen by more than 15,000 on last year. This is equivalent to four youngsters in every UK school.

Nov 02 13:30

There is growing speculation and versions about the cause of the crash over Sinai

Crashed in Egypt Airbus hit the runway tail when landing in Cairo in 2001. Information was confirmed in "Kogalymavia". Such contact is considered an incident. But after years later the depressurization could occur. Similar case the in 1985 with the aircraft of Japanese airlines and in 2002 with "Boeing 747" of Chinese airlines. In both cases, the planes broke up in the air. The reason - the poor maintenance after the tail touch the runway for a few years before.

"Some, perhaps, elements of a received residual deformation, which was undetected during inspection and repair. It is quite possible, therefore, for these years that have passed, 14 years after the incident, has accumulated some fatigue permanent deformation, and it could happen," says the honored pilot of the Russian Federation Sergey Kruglik.

Nov 02 13:23

Atlanta Fed: US on Track to Grow 1.9 Percent in Fourth Quarter [lower than expected]

The U.S. economy is on track to grow 1.9 percent in the fourth quarter with expected weaker consumer spending and equipment-investment growth following a private report on U.S. manufacturing in October, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDPNow forecast model showed on Monday.

Nov 02 13:22

Four US Senators, Mayors and Cops 'Outed' as KKK by Anonymous

On Monday morning, Anonymous “hacktivists” released a list of names of people they allege are members of the notorious Ku Klux Klan, including four US Senators, five mayors, and several law enforcement officers.

Nov 02 13:21

In 10 States, Children Can Be Punished With Indefinite Solitary Confinement

Ten states allow children in juvenile detention centers to be punished with solitary confinement indefinitely, according to a new report released by the pro bono program at the law firm Lowenstein Sandler. Of the twenty-one states that prohibit the practice, most still allow kids to be isolated for reasons other than punishment.

Nov 02 13:01

Federal Government as Employer: High Road or Bottom Feeder?

The federal government has long been a model employer. It often has taken the lead in providing workers with benefits like on-site child care, paid family leave and flexible work-time options in addition to more standard benefits like health-care insurance and pensions. After seeing that these sorts of benefits could be provided at a reasonable cost, private employers often follow suit.

Nov 02 12:59

CONFEDERATE GENOCIDE: Walmart Sells Dead Skeleton Playing "I Wish I Was In Dixie" On Banjo

Despite Walmart's recent hysterical announcement that they will sell NOTHING associated with the Confederate Flag, Walmart apparently made one exception: They are selling a dead skeleton setting on his perch with his banjo, Playing "I WISH I WAS IN DIXIE LAND." Maybe they're hoping that relics of the past are the only ones who will remember or support Dixie? A collector's item of days past, for sure!

Nov 02 12:57

Russian plane crash: Final moments of doomed airliner revealed in flight data as it emerges crew went unpaid for two months

Disaster which killed 224 people caused by 'external impact on plane' as it emerges Metrojet airline had not paid employees for two months

Nov 02 12:55

"Kogalymavia": economic problems did not affect safety

According to "Izvestia", the financial situation in the company was difficult: in 2014 greatly increased the cost of flights — from 5.9 billion to 7.2 billion, while net profit fell into 36 — fold, from 87 million to 2.4 million. The company had billions in debts to partners and their employees, who for several months had not received wages. "Kogalymavia" acquired loans: debt in 2013 was estimated at 354,9 million rubles, and in 2014 already more than 1 billion according to documents, the "Kogalymavia" was trying to improve the economic situation of not only loans, but through dubious tax schemes. For example, in 2014-2015 the company has repeatedly and persistently been trying to get almost 100 million roubles from VAT.

Nov 02 12:53

Numerous violations were found in the airline "Kogalymavia" before the fire, the Tu-154 in Surgut - prosecutors

The supervisory authorities have identified numerous violations of the airline "Kogalymavia", whose plane caught fire on January 1 at the airport of Surgut, told the Ural Transport Prosecutor Paul Kukushkin.

"Last year was carried out checks in the airline-related preflight training. Revealed a number of violations. There is a question very hard to understand how the inspections were conducted, why not inspected," - said the prosecutor at a press conference in Yekaterinburg on Thursday.

P.Kukushkin noted that the final version of what happened will be announced after the completion of the audit of the International Aviation Committee on 18 February, "but it is clear that there were problems with the wiring of the aircraft."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The airline flying the Airbus which crashed has a long record of safety violations!

Nov 02 12:47

Ten worst sentences for marijuana-related crimes

US Army veteran and business-owner Will Foster was suffering from widespread rheumatoid arthritis when he started growing marijuana. In 1997, Oklahoma police discovered his marijuana garden and just $28 cash after a “confidential informant” helped them procure a “John Doe” search warrant for methamphetamine. His sentence was reduced to 20 years and he was paroled to California in 2001. The Oklahoma Department of Corrections was unhappy when Foster completed parole, and attempted to extradite him back to Oklahoma — a fight Foster won.

But in 2008, Foster’s marijuana grow, legal by California standards, was raided. Foster sat in a California jail for a year before local authorities dropped the charges. Unfortunately for Foster, Oklahoma officials showed up at the Calif. jail, shackled Foster and drove him back to Oklahoma, where he remained until he was released in late November 2009.

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Nov 02 12:40

Save the Apologies, Just Stop Promoting War!

Usually when politicians apologize it’s because they have been caught
doing something wrong, or they are about to be caught. Such was likely the case with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who recently offered an “apology” for the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Nov 02 12:38

Rights involved in UK snoop decision

Following reports that the British government has abandoned a citizen snooping program, speculations are emerging as to what has motivated Prime Minister David Cameron to adopt the decision. Ian Williams, a senior analyst from the London-based Foreign Policy in Focus, has told Press TV that Cameron was compelled to shelf the controversial plan due to European laws.

Nov 02 12:36

Terror at 30,000 feet: Islamic State may have taken down Russian plane in Egypt, Clapper says

America’s top spy said Monday there is not yet any “direct evidence” that terrorists took down the Russian charter flight over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, but he would not rule out the possibility that the Islamic State — also known as ISIL — has the capability to shoot a plane out of the sky in the region.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

At 30,000 feet? I don't think so.

Nov 02 12:33

China sends armed naval fighter jets over contested islands after US warship pass-by

Days after a US warship sailed by contested islands in the South China Sea, Beijing conducted training for its naval jets in the same area. The armed aircraft flew from China’s recently constructed island airstrip.

Last Tuesday, the USS Lassen passed through a 12-mile limit around Subi Reef in the Spratly Islands archipelago. The reef is one of seven that China has artificially reinforced to support its claim on the archipelago and the sea around it.

Nov 02 12:30

Two Dead, 26 Shot During Chicago’s Rainy Halloween Weekend

Halloween was somewhat chilly and rainy, but that didn’t stop another gruesome tradition in Chicago with 26 shot and 2 dead. But while the total number shot this year outpaced 2014 and 2013, the number of killed was actually lower.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There is your model of gun control laws!

Nov 02 12:12

Flight recorders show crashed Russian jet was not struck from the outside

The Russian plane that crashed in Egypt was not struck from the outside, and the pilot did not make a distress call before it disappeared from radar, a source in the committee analyzing the flight recorders said on Monday.

Nov 02 12:11

EXCLUSIVE: SUPER PAC MAY DESTROY HILLARY WITH DNA EVIDENCE ON CHELSEA'S REAL FATHER

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I would tread very carefully on this one. To those of us who know the real Hillary this is no surprise. The Rose Law Firm was a real party house and even maintained a private cabin in the Arkansas mountains for weekend trysts. Hillary was reported to have had an ongoing affair with Vince Foster as well as Hubbell.

But ...

Hillary's campaign could turn around and play the victim card on this, not for Hillary herself but for Chelsea, who even though she is entering public life will be presented as an innocent victim.

Nov 02 12:07

Watchdog: Military blew $43M on useless gas station

U.S. taxpayers footed the bill for a $42 million natural-gas filling station in Afghanistan, a boondoggle that should have cost $500,000 and has virtually no value to average Afghans, the government watchdog for reconstruction in Afghanistan announced Monday.

A Pentagon task force awarded a $3 million contract to build the station in Sheberghan, Afghanistan, but ended up spending $12 million in construction costs and $30 million in "overhead" between 2011 and 2014, the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction (SIGAR) found. Meanwhile, similar gas station was built in neighboring Pakistan cost $500,000.

Nov 02 12:05

Syrian High School Students Telling the Truth About Terrorists

Nov 02 12:05

In Ghouta Syrian Alawite women and men caged in bid to deter Russian air strikes

Webmaster's Commentary: 

These are the people the US Government calls "moderate" terrorists!

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Nov 02 12:01

Al-Qaeda leader calls for new 9/11 strikes against the US and praises Palestinian knife attacks on Israelis in new audio message to fanatics

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called for a new wave of 9/11 strikes on the United States while praising Palestinians who are carrying out stabbing attacks across Israel.

The terror chief, who was a close advisor of Osama Bin Laden released the 16-minute propaganda message on the internet where it was spread by social media by armchair jihadists.

In the message, al-Zawahiri ordered his followers to attack 'the West', with the United States the main target over its continuing support for Israel.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Ayman al-Zawahiri was reported killed in 2013, but like CIA-asset Osama Bin Laden, who died of natural causes in December 2001, he is too useful a US propaganda tool to let a little thing like being dead get in the way!

Nov 02 11:50

Are NATO Forces “Blind” In Syria?

By Brandon Turbeville

As Western media circulates reports accompanied with exactly zero evidence to back up claims that Russian cruise missiles crashed in Iran or that Russia has engaged in a hospital bombing spree, there is a notable silence about the capabilities of the Russian military, particularly when it relates to the question of how effective it is in preventing NATO and the United States from achieving its goals in Syria.

Recent reports in the alternative media, however, are suggesting that, at least in the coastal areas of Syria and in a number of locations controlled by the Assad government and backed by Russian forces, the NATO forces are essentially blind...

Nov 02 11:49

Coup d’État in Portugal

The President of Portugal, Anibal Cavaco Silva, has rejected the coalition government formed with the support of the new parliamentary majority, on the grounds that it includes personalities from the left-wing block and also some Communists.

The President pointed out that the majority of the electorate had not voted for an exit from the Euro zone – which is true – but he said nothing about the popular movement of rupture with the Troika’s politics of austerity.

This decision, which constitutes a coup d’État according to the terms of the Portuguese Constitution, is the first institutional affirmation of a ban on opposers of NATO entering into a government of the European Union. It attests to the fact that the Gladio principle did not die with the Soviet Union.

Nov 02 11:45

Police State America claims traveling from one city to another city is SUSPICIOUS

Given that nearly every stretch of interstate is considered a drug corridor, the fact that a stop occurred on any such route is almost meaningless. See United States v. Wisniewksi, 358 F. Supp. 2d 1074, 1093 (D. Utah 2005) (“Traveling on a ‘drug corridor’ cannot reasonably support a suspicion that the traveler is carrying contraband. To so hold would give law enforcement officers reasonable suspicion that every vehicle on every major—and many minor—thoroughfares throughout this country was transporting drugs.”), aff’d, 192 Fed. App’x 749 (10th Cir. 2006). Furthermore, because of courts’ willingness to designate various cities and states as “source” regions for narcotics, it is likely that most major roads in this country could be considered drug corridors. See Foreman, 369 F.3d at 795 (Gregory, J., concurring in part and dissenting in part); United States v. Beck, 140 F.3d 1129, 1138 n.3 38 (8th Cir.

Nov 02 11:29

US ramps up military planning, training to deter Russia in Europe

The United States is intensifying military planning and training in Europe for a potential conflict with Russia on NATO’s eastern flank, according to reports.

Nov 02 11:29

Wreckage East of Bahamas Is Sunken Cargo Ship El Faro, NTSB Confirms

Wreckage found at the bottom of the ocean over the weekend is the sunken cargo ship El Faro, the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed Monday.

The wreckage was found Saturday in 15,000 feet of water east of the Bahamas. El Faro had gone missing on Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin.

All 33 crewmembers on board were lost.

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