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March 17, 2016

Mar 17 10:30

Millions menaced as ransomware-smuggling ads pollute top websites

Top-flight US online publishers are serving up adverts that attempt to install ransomware and other malware on victims' PCs.

Websites visited by millions of people daily – msn.com, nytimes.com, aol.com, nfl.com, theweathernetwork.com, thehill.com, zerohedge.com and more – are accidentally pushing out booby-trapped adverts via ad networks, warn infosec researchers.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And this right after the UK Culture Minister advocated government ban ad-blockers!

And once again, the not-as-mighty-as-they-like-to-pretend NSA, always eager to viol;ate the 4th Amendment and spy on law abiding citizens, is proving to be very "limp" when it comes to real computer criminals.

Mar 17 10:27

13 YEARS LATER ~~ RACHEL CORRIE’S DREAMS LIVE ON

The following video shows the greatness of this person…. both as a child and as an adult. An adult whose life was snuffed out by the most vicious beast in the world today, zionism…

Rachel must never be forgotten and her murderers must never be forgiven!

Her dreams will live on till ALL of humanity is free!

Mar 17 10:27

ISRAEL FOLLOWS TURKEY’S LEAD ON MEDIA CRACKDOWN

Israel’s military and domestic intelligence agency wasted no time implementing a decision by the cabinet last Thursday to sharply intensify the crackdown on Palestinian media.

Before dawn on Friday, agents from the Shin Bet, accompanied by Israeli soldiers, raided the Ramallah offices of Palestine Today, confiscating the TV station’s equipment before ordering it closed until further notice.

Mar 17 10:26

Congressman calls on bankers to ‘neuter’ Elizabeth Warren — the ‘Darth Vader’ of Wall Street

Senior House Financial Services Committee member, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) told a conference of bankers Wednesday morning that they needed to “find a way to neuter” Sen. Elizabeth Warren, according to Politico. Luetkemeyer was at an American Bankers Association conference in Washington when he made the remark, also calling Warren “the Darth Vader of the financial services world.”

According to Allied Progress, Luetkemeyer is an old friend to the banking and predatory lending industry, receiving more than $1 million in campaign donations from the industry.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So how, precisely, would Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer have Senator Warren "neutered"?!?

Funding a candidate with resources so intense that Warren could not possibly win another election?!?

Or, perhaps, did he have something more deadly in mind, let's say an assassination made to look like a legitimate "accident"?!?

It wouldn't be the first time something like that has happened in our rapidly "ripening" banana republic of the United States of America.

Senator Warren, I would strongly suggest you start wearing Kevlar undies, coupled with driving a car which has no computer to be hijacked.

I respect her consistent work to keep US citizens from getting exploited, even if we agree to disagree on some fundamental policy issues.



Taboola
Mar 17 10:26

Senior GOP official Curly Haugland "We choose the nominee, not the voters"

Mar 17 10:22

Video: ‘1 Foot In EU, 1 In US’? Obama Rumored To Persuade Brits To Stay In EU During UK Visit

US President Barak Obama is going to the UK in April, just before opinion polls take place. Rumors abound that he will try to persuade Britain to stay in the EU.

Mar 17 10:19

Homeless “Defender of Constitutional Rights” Unable to Pay $100 Marijuana Charge, Dies in Jail

By Matt Agorist

Last week, police, in their efforts to keep the world safe from a dangerous PLANT, arrested Jeffrey Pendleton for possessing a small amount of cannabis.

He was then locked in a cage last Wednesday after a Nashua District Court judge had set his bail at $100 cash. Unable to pay his extortion fee for possessing a plant that is legal in some form in 23 states, Pendleton, 26, was found dead in his cell five days later at 2:45 on Sunday...

Mar 17 10:16

THE LILLY SUICIDES

In the final days of the 20th century, a North Wales psychiatrist named David Healy conducted a curious study, and with more than a curious result. Twenty volunteers with no history of psychiatric problems were recruited, half of whom were given the drug Zoloft, an antidepressant from the Prozac family of drugs known as the SSRIS, or “selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.” The other half were given an antidepressant that, unlike Zoloft and Prozac, does not selectively target the brain chemical serotonin. Each group took their respective drug for two weeks and then, shortly thereafter, switched to the other.

Healy had designed his “healthy volunteer study” to compare the psychological experience of being on a serotonin antidepressant versus a non-serotonin antidepressant, but before he knew it, two of his volunteers became dangerously agitated and suicidal. Both were taking the SSRI drug.

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Mar 17 10:13

The Fed's Credibility Question Won't Go Away

"Does the Fed have a credibility problem?"

That was the first question posed to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen at Wednesday's press conference following the central bank's decision to leave monetary policy unchanged, and its signal that instead of the four rate increases it anticipated implementing this year, there will be just two.

Forward guidance, remember, was supposed to give businesses and consumers a reliable feel for where borrowing costs are headed. Increasingly, though, central banks, in the argot of financial markets, are becoming price takers rather than price makers.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Federal Reserve, indeed all Private Central Banks, will have a credibility problem as long as they refuse to acknowledge that their system, by design, produces more debt than money with which to pay that debt, in order to reduce the world population into permanent debt-slavery and transfer all the real wealth of the planet into their pockets.



Mar 17 10:10

ALERT: Major websites hit by dangerous “malvertising” ransomware. Pay up, or you don’t get into your files!

The New York Times, BBC, and some other major websites were hit by dangerous ads called “malvertising” ransomware.

It could infect your computer just by visiting the site. You do not even have to click on the ads.

Surfing the net may put your computer hostage and demand you pay up.

If you do not, you will not be able to get into your files.

The attack on the media sites was delivered through multiple ad networks, and it targeted security holes in out-of-date versions of Silverlight, Flash and other software, according to the researchers.

The ransomware didn’t require visitors to the websites to interact with the ads, according to Malwarebytes Senior Security Researcher Jerome Segura, and it was aimed at visitors with outdated programs.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And once again the NSA is shown to the world as being rather "limp" in the face of these cyber-criminals.

And yes, the WRH server is being attacked this morning again.

Mar 17 10:09

HARVARD SCIENTISTS JUST FIGURED OUT HOW TO 3D PRINT COMPLEX LIVING HUMAN TISSUE

Bioprinting makes it possible for scientists to make organs for transplants in a lab; however, it is a process that is marred by technical difficulties. Whether inside or outside of the human body, 3D printed cells require a complex system of nutrition or they die.

Now, a team of researchers from Harvard has published a paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that reveals a method for bioprinting stronger structures that solves some of these problems. Ultimately, the team has managed to fabricate tissue that lives for an extended period and is 10 times stronger.

“This latest work extends the capabilities of our multi-material bioprinting platform to thick human tissues, bringing us one step closer to creating architectures for tissue repair and regeneration,” says Jennifer A. Lewis., senior author on the study.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is an amazing leap forward, and congrats to the Harvard scientists who made this happen.

Mar 17 10:09

US Imposes New Sanction Against North Korea Over Nuclear Test

US President Barack Obama has signed a new executive order that tightens the US trade embargo on North Korea over the country’s nuclear and missile tests.

Mar 17 10:07

Northern California highway crumbles as storm-soaked hillside collapses

Days of rain caused a hillside to collapse and part of a state highway through Trinity County to crumble and wash away this week, cutting off a main pass for locals, Caltrans officials said.



Mar 17 10:06

Russia’s Northern Fleet conduct nuclear submarine defense drills

Exercises for the protection and defense of a moored submarine were conducted on Monday at the Smolensk nuclear-powered submarine of Russia’s Northern Fleet, the press service of the fleet reported.

"The crew of the submarine conducted activities aimed at the vessel’s preparation for a sea voyage, ammunition loading, organization of the submarine’s protection and defense at its floating jetty mooring", the press service said.

The Northern Fleet said that the submarine crews’ performance was assessed with a good mark. Now the Smolensk submarine is preparing for a voyage to the Barents Sea for combat training missions.

Mar 17 10:00

The Government Actually Has A Zombie Apocalypse Plan … And It’s Just Been Declassified

By Jake Anderson

The Black Vault posted two documents retrieved from the NSA using the Freedom of Information Act. Known as CONPLAN888, it reads at times like the treatment to a campy science fiction script, but was created to address real-life emergencies...

Mar 17 09:59

'Dial one if you know a Jew dating an Arab': Shocking Israeli campaign group set up 'hotline' to inform on 'traitors diluting the Jewish race' - and tried to split up model Bar Rafaeli and Leo DiCaprio 

Racist extremists who set up a 'hotline' to inform on Jews in a relationship with 'Arabs' and who targeted Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg are openly peddling hate and violence - but the Israeli government won't act.

Lehava, a radical fringe group in Israel, hunts down people sleeping with 'goys' - or non-Jews '- then 'persuades' them to separate, attacks Christians as 'vampires' and 'bloodsuckers' and is justifying attacks on churches using the Bible.

It accused supermodel Bar Rafaeli of 'diluting the Jewish race' if she did not split up Leonardo DiCaprio and has faced calls to be banned by the Pope.

Yet despite being under investigation for four years, the hate-filled campaigners operate in the central square of Jerusalem where they openly incite violence every Thursday night, the eve of the Israeli weekend.

And leader Benzi Gopstein boasted to MailOnline that he receives ten calls a day from Jewish people informing on friends who are dating non-Jews.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"But if you say we are being racist, then you are just being a dirty filthy Jew-hating anti-Semite who wants Hitler to come back and gas Jewish babies in the ovens!" -- Nodding Yahoo

Mar 17 09:35

Brownshirts & Republican Wimps

As news outlets have reported, Friday’s disruption at the University of Illinois’s Chicago auditorium was a preplanned assault.

Behind it were the George Soros-funded MoveOn.org, Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street, Hispanics hoisting Mexican flags and cop-haters carrying filthy signs to show their contempt for police.

People for Bernie, a pro-Sanders outfit, tweeted, “[This] wasn’t just luck. It took organizers from dozens of organizations and thousands of people to pull off. Great work.”

Now, Sanders did not order this assault on the civil rights of Trump supporters. But MoveOn.org has endorsed him and “Bernie” signs and T-shirts were everywhere among the disrupters. Hence, he has a duty to disavow this conduct and those who engaged in it.

If Sanders refuses, he condones it, and is morally complicit.

Can one imagine how the media would pile on Trump if working-class white males in Trump T-shirts invaded a Hillary Clinton rally and shut it down?



Owl 1
Mar 17 09:34

BDS Backlash: Pro-Israel lobby wants to 'criminalize dissent' in US

The worldwide Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement faces push back from a Republican lawmaker in California, who is proposing a state ban on contracting with companies that support the successful BDS campaign against the right-wing Israeli government. RT America's Simone Del Rosario is joined by Max Blumenthal, a senior writer at Alternet.

Mar 17 09:33

Presidents Are Selected by Blood & Banksters

This process of maintaining the lineage of handpicked puppets is the ultimate driving force behind history. Such an assertion begs to define the forces that have a say in narrowing the field of competing contenders. Back in the days of kingship, a direct bloodline was paramount to claim primacy. Today, the concave of mercantile money changers fill the role of bishops and clergy selling salvation in the belief that eternal reward is the only escape from temporal austerity. The Banksters are the gatekeepers of the modern castle keep.

Now the transition from ecclesiastical authority to fiat money dominance is virtually complete. Ellen Brown in How America Became an Oligarchy identifies the moment when the Banksters became supreme.

Mar 17 09:32

The Clintons’ $93 Million Romance with Wall Street: a Catastrophe for Working Families, African-Americans, and Latinos

For 24 years Bill and Hillary Clinton have courted Wall Street money with notable success. During that time the New York banks contributed:

* $11.17 million to Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign in 1992.

*$28.37 million for his re-election in 1996.

*$2.13 million to Hillary Clinton’s senatorial campaign in 2002.

*$6.02 million for her re-election in 2006.

*$14.61 million to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2008.

*$21.42 million to her 2016 campaign.

The total here is $83.72 million for the six campaigns,i ii disbursed from eleven congenial banks: Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, UBS, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Barclay’s, JP Morgan Chase, CIBC, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, and Morgan Stanley.

Mar 17 09:31

Loose lugs lose elections: Are the wheels falling off Hillary Clinton’s campaign car?

Just when things were going smoothly for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the people started voting, and that’s when everyone began to notice that the wheels on her campaign car were wobbling.

The former US Secretary of State began 2016 with $100 million in her campaign coffers: a feat bested only by former Presidential candidate Jeb Bush who reached that unprecedented Presidential campaign fundraising mark much earlier. Jeb has since dropped out of the race. Is Secretary Clinton headed for the same ignominious fate?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I know I posted this yesterday, but take a look at the faces of the people behind Hillary in that photo.



Mar 17 09:29

Encrypted email provider ProtonMail opens to public, adds Android and iOS apps

ProtonMail, the Swiss provider of an end-to-end encrypted email service, announced Thursday that it was exiting beta and opening registrations to the general public. Additionally, the company announced free mobile apps for both Android and iOS.

Encryption is, without a doubt, leading conversations around information security. Following the Snowden revelations, and the more recent war between Apple and the FBI, ProtonMail couldn't have picked a more turbulent environment in which to go public. However, that could work in their favor, as increased questions about privacy have driven more people to seek encryption solutions.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The fact that it is Swiss does not guarantee that it is not back-doored by the NSA. If you really have something to hide, write your own encryption system.

Mar 17 09:21

Turkey's military crackdown on Kurds in anti-PKK op

Harrowing accounts of the alleged massacre of dozens of Kurdish civilians in the Turkish town of Cizre have emerged, as Ankara continues its crackdown on Kurdish fighters in the country's southeast, coupled with shelling Kurds’ positions in Syria and bombing them in Iraq.

Mar 17 09:21

Elijah Cummings DESTROYS Michigan Governor Snyder At Flint Water Contamination Hearing

Mar 17 09:20

THE LIST OF HILLARY OFFICIALS JUDICIAL WATCH PLANS TO SUBPOENA

Judicial Watch said it wants answers from:

Stephen D. Mull, executive secretary of the State Department from June 2009 to October 2012. He suggested that Clinton be issued a State Department BlackBerry, which would protect her identity and would also be subject to FOIA requests;

Lewis A. Lukens, executive director of the executive secretariat from 2008 to 2011. He emailed with Patrick Kennedy and Cheryl Smith about setting up a computer for Clinton to check her clintonemail.com email account;

Patrick F. Kennedy, under secretary for management since 2007 and the secretary’s principal adviser on management issues, including technology and information services;

Donald R. Reid, senior coordinator for security infrastructure, Bureau of Diplomatic Security since 2003. He was involved in early discussions about Clinton using her BlackBerry and other devices to conduct official State Department business;



Lockerdome
Mar 17 09:19

Run, Bernie, Please Keep Running

We all win when Bernie Sanders runs.

We need him to continue through the Democratic Convention and beyond.

You can pardon my enthusiasm, but I’ll now be sending him my $27.

That Bernie came in second in this past Tuesday’s primaries doesn’t mean much. He got more than enough votes to justify an ongoing campaign. And the longer he runs, the better for all of us.

Mar 17 09:18

How to beat ransomware: Prevent, don't react

The first step in ransomware prevention is to recognize the different types of ransomware you can be hit with. Ransomware can range in seriousness from mildly off-putting to Cuban Missile Crisis severe.

Mar 17 09:18

Drone Showroom: Workout For Royal Navy Robot Warriors As Future Of War Goes On Sale

Air and sea drones will be given their first ‘realistic workout’ during NATO’s Joint Warrior exercises in the Scottish Outer Hebrides this October. The Navy wants to “re-shape the market” for unmanned war machines. In other words, it’s keen to sell some.

Mar 17 09:14

Chris Matthews’s “Hardball” Guests Have Given $79,050 to His Wife Kathleen’s Congressional Campaign

One day last June, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews opened his show with some news: His wife, Kathleen Matthews, a former local news anchor and Marriott hotel executive, had announced a run for Congress, seeking to replace Chris Van Hollen in Maryland’s 8th District. Matthews enthusiastically endorsed his wife’s candidacy, and vowed to “offer Kathleen whatever help I can.”

The longtime host of Hardball added: “As a journalist, I also know how important it is to respect certain boundaries on my support for her both in my public role and here on MSNBC. And while most of you know that our show doesn’t typically cover congressional races, I will continue to fully disclose my relationship with her as part of MSNBC’s commitment to being transparent and fair in our coverage.”


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Mar 17 09:13

Report Finds Registered Lobbyists Among Democratic Superdelegates

The Democratic Party's unpledged superdelegates include dozens of registered lobbyists, the majority of whom are supporting Hillary Clinton.

Mar 17 09:11

Never Too Late: Turkish General Apologizes to Russia for Su-24 Downing

After Turkish poet Haydar Hussein and students in Istanbul expressed their regret in connection with the downed Russian Su-24 aircraft and the soured Russian-Turkish relations, the retired Turkish general spoke to Sputnik about the future of Russian-Turkish relations as he sees them.

Erdo?an Karaku?, a Chairman of the Turkish Union of retired officers and a Lieutenant-General of the Turkish Air Force, said in an interview with Sputnik, “I hope that soon the incident of the shot down Russian aircraft will be history and the Russian-Turkish relations will be normalized.”

Mar 17 09:06

Video: Freefall Drill POV: Russian Special Forces Parachute From Height Of 4000 Meters

Russian special forces have final training in Chechnya region before setting off for a mission in Arctic.

Mar 17 09:04

OUR NEWEST WRH T-SHIRT DESIGN! Dear GOP, No Trump No Vote

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Mar 17 08:55

UK Lawmakers Warn Obama Against Partaking In Brexit Debate

US President Barack Obama has been warned by UK lawmakers favoring the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) against participating in the debate over the issue prior to his visit to Britain scheduled for next month.

Mar 17 08:44

Russia keeps seeking comprehensive info about death of ex-minister in US

Moscow will keep seeking comprehensive information from the United States on the death in Washington in November 2015 of former Russian Press Minister Mikhail Lesin, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday. "We keep seeking exhaustive information on the circumstances of Mikhail Lesin’s death. The letter by the Russian Federation’s prosecutor general addressed to the US attorney general with a request to provide investigation data was recently handed to the United States through our embassy in Washington". Lesin died on November 5, 2016 at the Dupont Circle in the center of the US capital at the age of 57. The police found nothing suspicious at the scene then. The former minister’s friends in Moscow said that he was ill in recent years, underwent several operations, and, according to preliminary data, the cause of his death was a heart attack.

Mar 17 08:41

Moscow does not recognize unilateral US sanctions against North Korea

Russia does not recognize unilateral US sanctions against North Korea, it is necessary to adhere to UN Security Council decisions, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. "We proceed from the legitimacy of the UN Security Council’s sanctions as a collective decision of the international community whose aim is improving the situation and overcoming the crisis. We do not recognize unilateral pressure, sanctions. There are collective sanctions, their purpose is to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. We need to adhere to this format".

Mar 17 08:39

Syrian Kurds proclaim federative district in northern Syria — Kurdish representative

Syrian Kurds proclaimed the creation of a "democratic system of Rojava and northern Syria", a federated district in Syria, at a conference held in the town of Rumeila (Syria’s Al-Hasakah province), a Kurdish representative in Russia told TASS on Thursday. "The decision to establish the federation of northern Syria was adopted unanimously today. From now on, this region is a federative district in northern Syria," Farhat Patiyev, the head of the Council of the Federal National Cultural Autonomy of the Kurds, said. "[The conference] adopted a declaration containing the parameters of the future region’s government," Patiyev said. He added that the document’s text would be published later.

Mar 17 08:38

PIC Windows 10 RANT!!



Owl 3
Mar 17 08:37

Ukraine’s election commission rules out Donbass polls in next two years

Elections in certain areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions in eastern Ukraine cannot be held in the coming two years, the deputy head of Ukraine’s Central Election Commission, Andrei Magera, said on Thursday. "I don’t believe that it is possible to hold elections not only in June 2016, I doubt that in June 2017 they can be held," Magera told Channel 5 TV. Director general of the Committee of Voters of Ukraine Alexei Koshel also said holding the elections in eastern Ukraine in the near future was impossible. In the best case scenario, the polls in Donbass could take place no earlier than in five years, Koshel said. In the worst case scenario, this could happen in ten or more years, he added.

Mar 17 08:34

Majority of Ukrainians against the country’s economic course — poll

Overwhelming majority of Ukrainians is unhappy with results of the country’s social and economic development and view the course as wrong, says the survey carried out by the Kiev International Sociology Institute in February and March. Thus, 78.3% of survey respondents answered "in the wrong direction" to a question whether Ukraine’s authorities were leading the country either in the right or the wrong direction, while 12% of the polled viewed the country headed in the right direction. The pollster has said that deteriorating life standards were behind most of the answers. So, 87.2% believe that in the past two years the social and economic situation worsened either a little or considerably. Meagre 2.8% noted improvement and 8% said that nothing had mostly changed.

Mar 17 08:32

Moscow calls on Ankara to stop violence in Turkey’s southeast

The level of violence in Turkey’s southeast is not declining, mass violations of human rights are obvious, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday. "Despite assertions of the Turkish state’s authorities on the successful completion of the counterterrorism operation, as they called it, in some districts in the country’s southeast, the level of violence there unfortunately is not declining," Zakharova said. "We again call on Ankara to provide necessary conditions for stopping violence and return to the path of peaceful settlement of the Kurdish issue. We believe that its solution is solely in the political dimension."

Mar 17 08:07

Wherest thou go Rubio?

If one were to run a cost benefit analysis, was there a benefit to having Marco Rubio stay so late into the game? Comments regarding small hands and similarly-sized genitalia, jokes about foam parties and his inconsistent attendance record in the Senate will certainly be missed. In these respects, I am a little sad to see Marco go.



Carambola
Mar 17 08:05

Larry Silverstein Says Planning for a New WTC Building 7 Started Before September 11 Attacks

By WTF News

The video of an old speech from World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein has revealed a key piece of information relating to whether the real estate tycoon had foreknowledge of the September 11 attacks.

In April 2000, over a year before the September 11 attacks, Larry Silverstein held a meeting to discuss plans to replace World Trade Center Building 7. This meeting was revealed during a 2014 speech which Silverstein gave to a pro-Israel group which has not been widely circulated...

Mar 17 08:04

‘Disciplined’? Kunduz Hospital Bombing Land ‘Mainly Administrative’ Punishment For 12 US Troops

Twelve US military personnel have been issued “administrative punishments” – but no criminal charges – over the bombing of Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz last year, officials revealed to media.

The airstrike by AC-130 gunship took lives of 42, including patients and medical staff.

Mar 17 07:57

Trump presidency rated among top 10 global risks: EIU

Donald Trump winning the US presidency is considered one of the top 10 risks facing the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.

The research firm warns he could disrupt the global economy and heighten political and security risks in the US.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The money-junkies are running scared. Trump won't go along with the agenda of continued debt-slavery of the people.

Mar 17 07:53

French Government, Trade Unions Rework Reactionary Labor Reform

Faced with growing opposition among youth and workers to the reform of the Labor Code, Prime Minister Manuel Valls presented trade union and business confederations a redrafted version of Labor Minister Myriam El Khomri’s law, hoping to win their approval and support.

Mar 17 07:52

Accidental Vasectomy! Doctor Gives Wrong Patient The Snip In Case Of Mistaken Identity

A doctor has admitted he performed an accidental vasectomy because a patient was sent in for surgery in the wrong order. Dr Nanikram Vaswani now faces being struck off by the General Medical Council (GMC).

Mar 17 07:47

Unpaid subprime car loans hit 20-year high

Americans with lower credit scores are falling behind on auto payments at an alarming pace.

Mar 17 07:46

Syrian Kurds declare new federation in bid for autonomy

Leaders say Federation of Northern Syria for all peoples and religion, but move is swiftly rejected by Syrian government and other parties

Mar 17 07:45

Roger Stone: GOP Establishment Would Rather Have ‘Crony Capitalist’ Hillary Clinton as President Than Trump

Stone predicted the rules could be changed to “unbind” the delegates for the first round of voting, at which most delegates are supposed to vote in accordance with the will of primary voters. He described this idea as “the first step of the Big Steal,” and possibly the trigger for a revolt of Republican voters against their own party establishment.

“A revolt’s perfectly okay with the Establishment, because at the end of the day, they would rather have Hillary Clinton than a nationalist who is unbeholden to any special interest, like Donald Trump,” Stone declared.

Mar 17 07:40

With Marco Rubio Out, Ted Cruz Confronts a New Foe in John Kasich

After months squaring off against Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, presuming him to be the chief obstacle to a one-on-one showdown with Donald J. Trump, Senator Ted Cruz on Wednesday emerged from the latest Republican primaries with a new foe who was actually there all along: Gov. John Kasich of Ohio.

The transition seemed a bit jarring for all involved. The men had scarcely said a cross word about each other before Tuesday night’s contests.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Forgetting that problem in which Ted Cruz, born in Canada of parents who were Canadian citizens at the time, does not meet the Constitutional requirement for President of being a natural born US citizen, meaning born inside the US of US citizens.

Now, the GOP may turn a blind eye to this reality in their haste to get rid of Donald Trump. but does anyone here think that if Cruz becomes the GOP Nominee that Hillary's lawyers will not immediately file a legal challenge?

Mar 17 07:38

‘In every important way Israel has failed’– leading American Zionist says No mas

Israel is “a failure,” the Zionist dream has curdled into Jewish selfishness, a major Jewish leader writes in an important article published yesterday. “After a life and career devoted to Jewish community and Israel, I conclude that in every important way Israel has failed to realize its promise for me,” David Gordis states.

Mar 17 07:35

India Carries Out Another Successful Test of Nuclear-Capable Agni-I Missile

India conducted another successful test of the Agni-I medium range ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off the country's shores on Monday morning, the missile's developer said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Sanctions! Sanctions! No ... wait ... they're on our side, aren't they?" -- Official White Horse Souse

Mar 17 07:34

U.S. should stop subsidizing bad Israeli policies

America is practically bankrupt, yet Israel remains a multibillion dollar dependent. The United States can’t afford to continue subsidizing its well-off friends. And Israel, which spends heavily both to expand state regulation and occupy Palestinian lands, doesn’t need American support.

Mar 17 07:34

Another Way ‘Democracy’ Is Rigged In America

Did you know that if a given political party already has an incumbent in a particular political post, it’s standard practice in the United States for a political party to prohibit its voter-list to be purchased by anyone who’s not an incumbent office-holder in that party — including by someone who wishes to challenge or contest within that party the incumbent, in a primary election?

Mar 17 07:33

Dems sound alarm against Trump… Dangerous and unprecedented threat… Obama increasingly involved in campaign

Top liberals and leading progressive groups perceive the GOP front-runner as a dangerous and unprecedented threat.

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Mar 17 07:32

Germany Urges Israel to Reverse West Bank Land Seizure Plan

Germany is urging Israel to reverse the seizure of land in the West Bank.A spokeswoman for Germany's Foreign Ministry says Berlin fears the expropriated land will be used to expand Israeli settlements and make it harder to forge a peace deal with the Palestinians.
Note: "urging" wow that ought to scare the hell of Israel!!

Mar 17 07:23

Israel retracts statement, keeps Brazil ambassador nominee

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has retracted an announcement that it is withdrawing the nomination of a settler leader as ambassador to Brazil.

Mar 17 07:17

Germany's top Nazi hunter to keep up chase for another decade

Undeterred by dwindling numbers of living suspects, Germany's top Nazi hunter is determined to keep tracking down criminals involved in Hitler's murder machine for another decade.

Note: Next we will exhume dead Nazis and put them on trial! holocau$t

Mar 17 07:12

Timothy McVeigh's lawyer endorses Merrick Garland, who prosecuted his client in OKC Bombing Case

The lawyer who 'represented' Timothy McVeigh in the Oklahoma City Bombing case has heaped glowing praise on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, claiming "he’s above reproach. He has integrity" and that "I agreed with everything the president said about Judge Garland." Attorney Stephen Jones also urged his state's Republican Senators to confirm Garland. You just can't make this stuff up. Terry Nichols attorney Michael Tigar, on the other hand, recalled Garland as being a mere distant figure in the case. "Garland showed up for a bail hearing ... and that’s the only time I can remember him doing anything in the case. He had been sent out from Washington, D.C., and that was it. How he got the reputation as having a great deal to do with it — you couldn’t prove it to me," Tigar said.

Mar 17 07:02

Video: North Carolina Voter ID Law Takes Effect, Disproportionately Bars Blacks, Young People From Polls

We turn now to North Carolina, where one of the country’s most controversial and restrictive voter identification laws took effect.

Mar 17 06:59

The end of the bull market in stocks?

Mar 17 06:53

Encryption is dead! Quantum computing and the NSA

Yesterday an article was published on Intellihub which referenced the fact that in my March 2nd article I beat both Edward Snowden and former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counterterrorism Richard Clarke in announcing that the FBI had the means to access the encrypted communications of the alleged San Bernardino shooters without the assistance of Apple, in my March 2nd Intellihub article

Mar 17 06:46

Why BDS Cannot Lose: A Moral Threshold to Combat Racism in Israel

snip: “The whole world is against us,” is quite a common justification in Israel itself, of the international reaction to Israel’s Apartheid practices. With time, it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy and feeds on past notions that are no longer applicable. No matter how many companies divest from Israel – the latest being the world’s largest security corporation G4S – and, no matter how many universities and churches vote to boycott Israel, Israeli society remains entrenched behind the slogan and its disconcerting sense of victimization.

Many Israelis believe that their country is a ‘villa in a jungle’ – a notion that is constantly enforced by top Israeli leaders. Right-wing Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is purposely advancing the crippling fear in his own society. Unable to see the unmistakable crimes he has carried out against Palestinians for years, he continues to perpetuate the idea of the purity of Israel and the wickedness of everyone else.

Mar 17 06:30

Oil price higher than $50-60 per barrel will lead to oversupply on market

Raising oil prices above $50-60 per barrel is inappropriate, it will lead to oversupply in the oil market, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday. "I think that, in principle, it is inappropriate to raise the price to even more than $50-60, because then there will be an overflow of investment in projects, not very efficient at low prices, and again there will be an oversupply, which in its turn will lead prices down. But it is, so to say, the theory of the question. How it will actually be on the market — there are a lot of different factors that influence. That is why we cannot predict like we do using mathematical models. The dependence is not mathematical here," he told reporters.

Mar 17 06:25

Opposition says Assad must bear responsibility for Syrian situation

Syrian President Bashar Assad must bear responsibility for the current situation in the country, the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces' vice-president Mouaffaq Nyrabia told TASS on Wednesday. "Any political decision cannot be achieved and implemented without the responsibility," Nyrabia said. "But there exist no responsibility without final ceasefire." "In order to withstand the tendencies of revenge, we need to talk about responsibility in the United States and the International Criminal Court," he said. "This way will allow us to avoid extremism, terrorism and revenge." "Talking of Assad — he is number one in the list," Nyrabia said. The National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces is a major alliance of opposition groups, standing for the replacement of Assad’s regime. Last December the coalition received the majority of votes in the supreme negotiating committee.

Mar 17 06:22

Russia's EU envoy: Russia and EU rethinking bilateral cooperation

Russia is "carrying out an inventory" of its cooperation with the European Union, Vladimir Chizhov, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the European Union, told a Moscow-Brussels video conference on Wednesday. "It is not a reaction to the Monday decisions [of EU foreign ministers -TASS] because this work have been under way quite long. Moreover, we have never made a secret of it to our partners. We have agreed that each of the sides will do the [reconsideration] work at home. We will compare the conclusions drawn afterwards... We are just trying to conceive what has been useful and what has just created a semblance of strategic partnership. I think we are going to benefit from this pragmatic approach," Chizhov said that Moscow was carefully analyzing what was useful and what was just extremely pleasant but not at all beneficial or even redundant in Russia’s relations with the European Union.

Mar 17 06:17

Moscow does not rule out that Kiev is preparing military scenario of returning Donbass

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko previously told a Turkish TV channel in an interview that he will return Donbass in one year by peaceful means. However, the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk Republics (DPR and LPR) regularly report that Kiev is building up forces near the contact line in Donbass...

Mar 17 06:15

Russia's Syria operation cost over $460 million

"The military operation in Syria, of course, required certain spending but the main part was from Defense Ministry’s resources - around 33 billion rubles. [This sum] was included in the ministry’s 2015 budget for holding drills and military training. We just redirected these resources for supporting the group in Syria," Putin said. "No one has invented a more effective way to perfect one’s military skills than in real combat actions. In this sense, military resources should better be used and spent in action than at the training range," the president added. According to the president, additional costs are required after the operation in Syria but they are justified in order not to pay a higher price in future. "The modern Russian weaponry has proved its worth in real combat conditions rather than at training ranges. This is the most rigorous test," Putin said, thanking all the workforce of the Russian defense industry.

Mar 17 05:49

Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland Invokes 'Anti-Semitism' Seconds Into His First Ever Public Speech

51 seconds in to his first-ever public words as Supreme Court nominee, 63-year-old Merrick Garland invoked 'anti-Semitism.' But even prior to that, 9 seconds in to his speech he began to cry.

Mar 17 05:38

Florida law suppresses anti-Israel campaigns

Florida lawmakers recently passed a bill, which Gov. Rick Scott has just signed into law, that is intended to suppress boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaigns related to Israeli human-rights abuses.

Mar 17 05:34

Russia calls for proper assessment of Waffen-SS commemorations in Latvia

"The [annual] memorial events, which were held in Latvia to honor the Waffen-SS legionnaires had clear propaganda purposes and were aimed at glorifying persons linked to mass crimes against humanity, which the Nazis and their accomplices had committed during the Second World War," the Russian Foreign Ministry said adding that the Latvian authorities had once again appeased to the organizers of the Waffen-SS march in which deputies of the ruling coalition took part. "The systemic oppression of anti-fascist public organizations by the Latvian authorities by means, which include framed criminal proceedings similar to the ones initiated against Alexey Sharipov, the head of the Latvian Anti-Nazi Committee, is a source of our serious concern," the Russian Foreign Ministry went on to say.

Mar 17 05:31

Iran preparing to send commandos, snipers to Iraq, Syria - military official

Iran is preparing to send its snipers and commandos as military advisers to the war-torn Iraq and Syria, a senior military official told reporters in Tehran on Wednesday. "At some point we might decide to use our commandos and snipers as military advisers in Iraq and Syria," the Fars news agency quoted Deputy Chief Liaison of the Army's Ground Force General Ali Arasteh as saying. The first group of commandos and snipers already undergo training for the purpose and Iran might decide on sending them to Iraq and Syria in the near future, the official said. Tehran is providing Iraq and Syria with military advisory and humanitarian assistance in their fight against terrorist groups.

Mar 17 05:30

Ukraine’s presidential administration expects PM’s resignation next week

Lawmakers may consider the issue of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s resignation at an extraordinary session of the parliament next week, a source in the presidential administration told the Ukrayinska Pravda newspaper on Thursday. Over the past several weeks, teams of the president and the premier have been holding talks behind closed doors on replacing Yatsenyuk and forming a new cabinet of ministers. Ukraine’s presidential spokesman Svyatoslav Tsegolko said three scenarios were possible. First, a technocratic government led by American-born Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko could be set up if all pro-European factions support such a cabinet. Second, a government headed by Lvov Mayor Andrei Sadovy could be formed. Third, other candidates could be also suggested by the parliamentary forces if there is necessary support in the Rada.

Mar 17 05:27

Kerry to fly to Moscow for talks on Tuesday - diplomatic source

Kerry told reporters on Tuesday that he will go to Moscow next week "to discuss how we can effectively move the political process forward and try to take advantage of this moment." He said the cessation of hostilities brokered by Russia and the United States is largely holding and now Syria has the best opportunity in years to put an end to the conflict by resolving it at the negotiating table. "We have reached a very important phase in this process," Kerry stressed. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Kerry held a telephone conversation on Wednesday at the initiative of the US side. Russia’s Foreign Ministry said "following a request of the US Secretary of State, an agreement has been reached that John Kerry will make a working visit to Moscow next week to continue negotiations on pressing issues on the Russian-US agenda."

Mar 17 05:26

Oil market balance may be achieved 9 months after output freeze decision is made

An oil market balance may be achieved in nine months after the production freeze decision is made, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday. "If such [oil production freeze] arrangements are achieved, we estimate [market] rebalancing will be reduced to somewhat from six to nine months. The balance of supply and demand and oil market stabilization might be achieved late in 2016 - early in 2017," the minister said. At the same time, the minister predicts the average global shale oil production will drop 500-600 thousand barrels daily in 2016. "Shale oil production will decline by at least 500-600 thousand barrels daily this year," the minister said.

Mar 17 05:20

Syria Hmeimim group calls on Riyadh group supporters to lay down arms, hold dialogue

Discussions with opposition members from the Riyadh group (the High Negotiations Committee - HNC) are possible if their supporters agree to lay down arms, Ilian Masaad who heads the delegation of the internal Syrian opposition in Geneva that came to be known as the Hmeimim group has told TASS. "If they say that we stop here and that it is necessary to lay down arms," he said when asked whether the Hmeimim group was ready for contacts with the HNC. "I cannot talk with someone who puts a pistol to my head." When asked whether the HNC controlled armed groups on the ground, he said, "No, it doesn't. Terrorist and other groups opposed to the state are controlled by people funded by Qataris, Turks and Saudis. There are people in Riyadh’s delegation who work for this project. That’s their job. However, if one day Turkey says, ‘Enough!’, the next day the Turkish border will be closed and the delivery of weapons and ammunition still be stopped.

Mar 17 05:15

Diplomat: Russia sees no reason to invite PACE observers to parliamentary election

Moscow does not see any reason to invite observers from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to parliamentary election, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov told reporters on Thursday. "The Russian delegation does not participate in PACE. That is why there are other respectable parliamentary structures that, I am confident, will be invited by us," Meshkov said. "I do not see any reason to invite the structure where Russia is not working for now," he added. Meshkov said that at first the powers of the Russian delegation in PACE should be restored, and "only after that issues like that would be considered."

Mar 17 02:16

Bergdahl Explains Why He Walked Off Base

He wanted to draw attention to bad leadership

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said he left a post in Afghanistan in 2009 to draw attention to what he saw as bad decisions by officers above him, according to documents released Wednesday that also show he was diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder. Bergdahl told a general who investigated the case that he hoped to cause an alarm by leaving his post, then walk to a larger base in Afghanistan so he could have an audience with a top commander. "It was a self-sacrifice thing," Bergdahl said, according to the transcript of a 2014 interview with Maj. Gen. Kenneth Dahl. He said he planned to turn up at the larger base within days and refuse to talk to anybody but a general. Instead, he wound up in enemy captivity for years and now faces charges including desertion.

In the interview, Bergdahl expressed misgivings about how he and other soldiers were sent to help retrieve a disabled armored vehicle before encountering explosives and enemy fire that turned a six-hour mission into one lasting several days.>>>

March 16, 2016

Mar 16 20:02

Zionism and Campaigns of Delegitimization: a Very Rich History Indeed

Even former US Presidents are not immune from organized Zionist campaigns of delegitimization

An organized Zionist campaign of delegitimization that culminated in his being, at least to my knowledge, the first living ex-president to be forcibly barred from speaking to the assembled delegates of his own party’s presidential nominating convention

Mar 16 19:51

Zionist Media Seeks To Destroy Trump Presidential Candidacy: Analyst

Pro-Israel political forces in the United States have launched a massive media campaign against Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump to destroy his candidacy because he has proposed ending US wars in the Middle East, an American analyst says.

Mar 16 19:48

Let Them Drink Arsenic: Texas Keeps Insisting Tainted Water Is Safe – Report

Drinking water systems in 34 Texas communities have tested positive for excessive levels of the carcinogen arsenic for more than a decade, yet the state continues to claim there is no emergency or need for an alternative, a new report says.

Mar 16 18:59

Sadistic Sexual Assaults Ignored By Church Of England – Report

Senior figures in the Church of England failed to act after hearing about a sadistic assault, prompting the church to make sweeping reforms in the way sex abuse cases are dealt with.

An independent review, commissioned by the church, found “deeply disturbing” failures by those in positions of power who failed to act after hearing reports of sexual assault.

Mar 16 18:48

US Founders Would Be ‘Appalled’ By US Government Request

Apple Inc says the US government officials can do anything they “dream up” and have requests that would appall the country’s founders.

Mar 16 18:48

DOJ Steps Up Bid To Combat "Criminalization Of Poverty" Highlighted By Ferguson Abuses

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is calling for a crackdown on local courts that bog down defendants with steep fines and fees that often lead to jail time.

Mar 16 18:16

Former American Prisoner Calls On Congress To Lift Cuba Embargo

Alan Phillip Gross, a former American prisoner in Cuba, has urged the US Congress to lift bans on the Caribbean island nation following a historic thaw in bilateral ties.

Mar 16 17:39

Sucralose Study Highlights Errors Of Industry Tests For Chemicals, Additives And Pesticides

What’s wrong with industry safety tests for chemicals, food additives and pesticides? The honorary president of Italy’s Ramazzini Institute speaks out after industry backlash against his institute’s study that found link between sucralose (Splenda) and cancer

Mar 16 17:39

Philip at a Nazi funeral and the day his sister had lunch with Hitler: TV documentary reopens painful chapter of duke's family past

The remarkable photograph from 1937 shows Prince Philip, then just 16, in a funeral procession for his older sister Cecile, who was killed in an air crash.

The young prince is flanked by grieving relatives, all wearing distinctive Nazi uniforms. One is clad in the uniform of the Brownshirts; another wears full SS regalia. The street in Darmstadt, near Frankfurt, is lined with crowds – many giving the ‘Heil Hitler’ salute.

In another extraordinary photograph Prince Philip’s youngest sister Sophie – elegantly dressed with a fur hanging on the back of her chair – is seen sitting opposite Hitler at the wedding of Luftwaffe commander Hermann Goering and his bride Emmy.

Mar 16 17:36

Jim Carrey Criticizes Government For Allowing Big Pharma To Influence Policy

Jim Carrey slams Big Pharma for its influence on the U.S. government. Comedian and actor Jim Carrey has been making a name for himself as an activist in recent years as he attacks the government for the influence big corporations have on it...

Mar 16 17:35

50,000 Exposed To Toxic Levels Of Arsenic In Drinking Water “Not An Emergency,” Say Officials

According to a new report, for over a decade, over 50,000 Texas residents have been exposed to toxic levels of arsenic in their drinking water. In spite of the dangers of arsenic, a carcinogen, and quantities of the chemical that violate

Mar 16 15:45

Hillary’s Link To Honduran Violence

A critical difference between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is their position on whether children who fled violence in Central American countries, particularly Honduras, two years ago should be allowed to stay in the United States or be returned.

Mar 16 15:44

Kurds Declare Autonomous “Federal” System In Syria

By Brandon Turbeville

Kurds in Northern Syria are expected to declare a federal system in Syria, with the areas they have seized in the northern part of the country acting as an autonomous zone. The announcement is expected to come in a matter of hours according to media sources on the ground in the Kurdish-controlled areas. According to these reports, a conference to declare the federation of three Kurdish entities in Syria will take place in Rmelan...

Mar 16 15:44

EU Panics: As Polls now Say that Chances of Brexit are a “Coin Toss”

As things continue to heat up here in the election primaries, things are likewise, really getting intense over in Europe. From the massive islamic migrant invasion, to forced “migrant quotas”, to oppressive banking and financial demands, to a cratering economic situation, the peoples of Europe are quickly learning to hate this unfortunate, bankster experiment.

Mar 16 15:31

Donald Trump rally accused stage runner charged federally

Thomas DiMassimo’s attorney does not think his client will be charged in state court, but that the federal misdemeanor charge will go forward.

“I don’t think he’s going to be charged in both jurisdictions,” said Jon Paul Rion, who added that he didn’t think DiMassimo would be in Dayton Municipal Court on Tuesday. “It’s clear that Thomas is simply a college student who, in his mind, was simply engaging in a form of political speech and making a statement, in his own mind.

“He is not a member of any organization. Those statements (of DiMassimo’s possible ties to ISIS) are completely without basis.”

Mar 16 15:21

‘Founders Would Be Appalled’: Apple Accuses FBI, DoJ Of Trying To ‘Rewrite History’

Apple has accused the US government of “attempts to rewrite history”, saying that Founding Fathers “would be appalled” by Department of Justice and FBI’s requests. The corporation is fighting demands to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.

Mar 16 15:19

After Stealing Democratic Election, Corporate Elites Blackout Bernie

Tuesday night’s US presidential primary election results were guaranteed weeks ago by a misinformation campaign, as early voting began in the key battleground states.

The outcome of Super Tuesday II, when US voters charged off to choose their nominee in the Republican and Democratic primary elections in five key battleground states, was already determined before the day began. That did not stop the pundits from setting the stage for an epic Sanders letdown following his improbable victory one week earlier in the Michigan race.

What pundits do not explain is that, in politics more than anything else, the process is what really matters. The process, the timeline, and early voting had decided the election long before the last voters trudged to the polls Tuesday evening.

Mar 16 15:07

Central Banks Embrace Cashless Society

The Bank of England just declared war on Bitcoin by creating a "better" (i.e. government-controlled) version. Here's the breakdown...

Mar 16 15:05

US State Dept Pledges to Retain Sanctions Until Russia Returns Crimea

Washington will not lift the sanctions imposed after the reunification of Crimea with Russia until Moscow decides to “return Crimea to Ukraine,” the spokesman for the US State Department said.

Crimea, which has a predominately ethnically-Russian population, seceded from Ukraine to rejoin Russia two years ago following a referendum on March 16 in which over 96 percent of voters supported the move.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Well, who CARES what the Crimean people want! Screw them!" -- Official White Horse Souse

Mar 16 15:01

Fox News cancels GOP primary debate

Fox News announced Wednesday that the network has canceled the Republican presidential primary debate scheduled for Monday in Salt Lake City, after first Donald Trump and then John Kasich said they would not attend.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Why should Donald show up? Every debate has been a "Get Donald" hate-fest. He's winning. He doesn't need to make himself a target any more.

Mar 16 14:32

The Disintegration of Marco Rubio

As the polls closed yesterday, Republican candidate and US Senator Marco Rubio took to the podium to announce he was finally bowing out the GOP presidential primary race. Front runner Donald Trump nearly swept the board starting with Rubio’s home state of Florida, followed by Illinois, North Carolina, Missouri and US the territory Mariana Islands, while Ohio governor John Kasich took the remaining contest with his first primary win in his home state.

With 99 delegates at stake in a winner take all contest, Florida was meant to be Rubio’s gallant last stand. Even though the polls showed Rubio trailing in double digits before Tuesday, Rubio still insisted he was going to win.

Mar 16 14:30

Brutal Attack Ad on Hillary Clinton: Footage of Hillary Clinton Barking like a Dog

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It is a great commercial, but I question if this is really from the Trump campaign itself. It lacks the "This commercial approved by" message.

Mar 16 14:16

FLASHBACK - General Wesley Clark Tells 'Democracy Now' The Truth About Middle East And War On Iraq!

Mar 16 14:11

US Armed Forces Not Ready To Respond To Crisis: Pentagon

Top officials from four branches of the US military warn that the armed forces are currently not ready to respond to an unexpected crisis after years of combat and budget cuts.

Mar 16 14:09

CARLY FIORINA’S $500,000 AFFAIR WITH TED CRUZ

Politics is not politics without scandals. This scandal is about what appears to be a short-lived affair between Carly Fiorina and Ted Cruz, Republican presidential candidates both.

No, it’s not what you’re thinking. No romance is involved — at least none that we know of.

Rather, it is an unusual $500,000 donation made by one of Cruz’s super PACs to Fiorina’s campaign.

Even the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has no clue on why the donation was made by Cruz to a rival candidate. The super PAC was vague about the donation, describing it on its FEC filing as “other disbursement.” So, the FEC sent a letter to the super PAC asking for a statement or description of the disbursement.

Mar 16 14:06

All that violence at Trump rallies actually helps Hillary Clinton

Violence at Donald Trump’s campaign events and the ensuing controversy did not slow his march toward the Republican nomination, but it may have helped Hillary Clinton in her pursuit of the Democratic nod.

The boost that Trump has given Clinton was suggested in surveys of Tuesday voters. In Ohio, the industrial state in which Clinton and her challenger Bernie Sanders fought most fiercely, two-thirds of voters said that Clinton was the strongest candidate to defeat Trump, and they went for her by a factor of 4 to 1.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That's why she did it! Remember that Hillary served on (and was fired from) the Watergate Committee. She got a world-class education on election dirty tricks from Richard Nixon!

Mar 16 14:05

A Ted Cruz SEX SCANDAL Appears To Be Looming?

Political insiders and operatives on Twitter are buzzing about new rumors concerning Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). This news comes just after the 12th Republican debate which was hosted on CNN, and days before key primaries in Florida and Ohio.

The Stop Trump PAC has been hinting at a major news bombshell for days. But apparently, the supposed news has less to do about Trump than it does about Cruz!

The buzz focuses on Cruz and Tea Party activist Katrina Pierson. Pierson is a former consultant for Cruz’s United States Senate campaign and is now the national spokeswoman for businessman Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, which makes this a particularly uncomfortable situation.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Ted Cruzing? :)

Mar 16 14:03

ENFORCEMENT OF THE DO NOT CALL REGISTRY

The FTC takes aggressive legal action to make sure telemarketers abide by the Do Not Call Registry. To date, the Commission has brought 105 enforcement actions against companies and telemarketers for Do Not Call, abandoned call, robocall and Registry violations.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

105? That's a joke! There are tens of thousands of these telemarketers ignoring the do not call list; I just got another annoying call during my radio show!

Mar 16 14:01

From New Labour To Nouveau Riche? Tony & Cherie Blair’s Property Empire Worth £27m

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and his family own a property empire worth an estimated £27 million, it has emerged. The princely portfolio is thought to include at least 10 houses and 27 flats.

Blair has helped his three eldest children on to the property ladder, ensuring each has their own home in central London within a short distance of the Georgian townhouse near Hyde Park bought by the Blairs when they left Downing Street.

Mar 16 13:44

Over Half Million Illegal Aliens Get CA Driver’s Licenses in 2015

Over half a million driver’s licenses have been issued to illegal aliens in California since January, according to the California DMV. The licenses were issued under AB 60, the California law that allows all California residents, no matter their immigration status, to obtain driver’s licenses.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

How many of those illegals are using those licenses to register to vote?

Mar 16 13:43

Russia Bans Remain After Syria Pullout: Nuland

Russia’s announcement that it is withdrawing military forces from Syria will not lead to a removal of US sanctions against Moscow, said a senior American diplomat.

Mar 16 13:25

The Same Gop Who Made Trump Pledge to Support the Nominee Is Plotting Against Its Likely Nominee

The GOP still has many tricks up its sleeves that it could use to keep the nomination out of Trump’s hands. For now, the details are mostly arbitrary and theoretical.

But it remains to be seen how far they will actually go in using their leverage to alter the results of this race, even as a coordinated effort is underway. Suffice to say, the political system is quite gamed, and tilted heavily towards a house win – the House that GOP built.

Regardless, things have gotten rather ridiculous and hypocritical.

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Mar 16 13:23

Central banks' steroids aren't working

Mar 16 13:17

Here’s What A Budget That Prioritizes Peace Looks Like

The Obama administration’s budget proposal for 2017 would jack up military spending higher than it’s been since World War II. The Republican leadership in Congress wants to jack it up higher than that.

Mar 16 13:16

Temperatures return to 50s before threat of snow returns

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Gosh DARN that human-caused global warming!

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