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Mar 27 07:17

BEX ALERT - Jeb Bush: Obama Disparaging Netanyahu While Negotiating With A Country That Supports The Holocaust "

JEB BUSH: The Israel/Iran comparison is probably the most telling. As we’ve disengaged over the first term of his office, now we are seeing the ramifications of this. The implications of instability now are becoming more and more apparent. Americans want their president to keep America secure and to keep American citizens secure and this policy of pulling back, of disengagement is not the right approach. If our friends don’t count on us and trust us, and there are many examples of that, and our enemies don’t fear us, it creates the challenges we are now seeing, particularly in the middle east, but across the board.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Never have I seen a candidate with tongue so handy and information so uncertain. I think America deserves better for a President, and I think Americans are tired of politicians fanatically devoted to Israel while ignoring the problems right here at home!

Mar 27 07:13

Senator: Church attendance should be mandatory

During a gun bill debate, Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen says she supports mandating church attendance. CNN affiliate KTVK reports.

Mar 27 07:11

MASS VIOLENCE LINKED TO PRESCRIPTION PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS - A RESOURCE PAGE

From SSRIstories above - List of school shootings known to be linked to SSRIs Eric Harris age 17 (first on Zoloft then Luvox) and Dylan Klebold aged 18 (Colombine school shooting in Littleton, Colorado), killed 12 students and 1 teacher, and wounded 23 others, before killing themselves. Klebold's medical records have never been made available to the public.

Jeff Weise, age 16, had been prescribed 60 mg/day of Prozac (three times the average starting dose for adults!) when he shot his grandfather, his grandfather's girlfriend and many fellow students at Red Lake, Minnesota. He then shot himself. 10 dead, 12 wounded.

Cory Baadsgaard, age 16, Wahluke (Washington state) High School, was on Paxil (which caused him to have hallucinations) when he took a rifle to his high school and held 23 classmates hostage. He has no memory of the event.

Chris Fetters, age 13, killed his favorite aunt while taking Prozac.

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With the report that Andreas Lubitz was being treated for depression, the bizarre circumstances of his suicide now start to make sense!

UPDATE: Duesseldorf University Hospital admits that Andreas Lubitz has been a patient for the last two weeks, but now says he was not being treated for depression. Corporate media is back to pushing that her was a secret Muslim carrying out an act of terror, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah...

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Mar 27 06:20

US Declassifies Document Revealing Israel’s Nuclear Program

Smith, who heads the Institute for Research: Middle East Policy, reportedly said he thinks this is the first time the US government has officially confirmed that Israel is a nuclear power, a status that Israel has long been widely known to have despite being undeclared.

In a development that has largely been missed by mainstream media, the Pentagon early last month quietly declassified a Department of Defense top-secret document detailing Israel’s nuclear program, a highly covert topic that Israel has never formally announced to avoid a regional nuclear arms race, and which the US until now has respected by remaining silent.

Mar 27 06:05

Orwell and Kafka Do America: How the Government Steals Your Money – “Legally,” of Course

Due process and rule of law have been replaced with “legalized” looting by government in America.

Mar 27 06:00

How Hillary Clinton Is Responsible for Overthrowing Ukraine and Provoking War with Russia

In this video Luke Rudkowski does deep researching into Hillary Clinton’s connection with her foundation CGI and the current pro western backed Ukrainian government. We get in the field accounts, videos and aerial footage of how Ukraine is now violating the cease fire after it was announced it will get lethal aid by the U.S.

Mar 27 05:56

The Price of Ground Beef Has DOUBLED Since the Last Financial Crisis

Since the depths of the last recession, the price of ground beef in the United States has doubled. Has your paycheck doubled since then?

Even though the Federal Reserve insists that we are in a “low inflation” environment, the government’s own numbers show that the price of ground beef has been on an unprecedented run over the past six years. In early 2009, the average price of a pound of ground beef was hovering near 2 dollars. In February, it hit a brand new all-time record high of $4.238 per pound. Even just 12 months ago, the price of ground beef was sitting at $3.555 per pound. So we are talking about a huge increase. And this hits American families where they really live...



Mar 27 05:52

Huge Asteroid to Fly by Earth at 37,000 Kph on Friday

A 1,000 meter-wide asteroid is heading towards Earth this week – and its course will reach its closest point to our planet on Friday, according to NASA.

Mar 27 05:34

Obama Warns Congress To Veto Any Budget That Modifies 2010 Reform

President Barack Obama warned Congress that he will veto any budget that changes the Wall Street reform passed in 2010.

In his speech Thursday in Birmingham, Alabama, Obama also criticized the bill for the federal budget for fiscal year 2016 valued at 3.8 billion dollars approved on Wednesday the House of Representatives, considering that seeks "a setback" in financial reform in 2010 and specifically attacks the CFPB.

"If Republicans in Congress sent me a bill that pushes back the reform of Wall Street, the veto," he said.

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Mar 27 05:27

Canadian cops fire tear gas at student protesters’ faces (VIDEO)



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Mar 27 05:14

Obama Launches New Plan That Aims To Reduce Health Care Costs

The project aims to link payments more "quality" than the quantity of services provided.

US President Barack Obama unveiled a new plan to try to reduce the cost of medical care in the country, coinciding with the fifth anniversary of his health care reform, which continues the target of Republican attacks.

As Obama said during a ceremony at the White House, it is about creating a network in which they have committed to participate more than 2,800 health care providers, patients and advocacy groups consumer to link payments for health care, more "quality" than the quantity of services provided.

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Mar 27 05:02

Declare A Public Health Emergency In Indiana For HIV

Governor Mike Pence authorized a needle exchange program for a limited time.

The growing outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in southeastern Indiana Gov. Mike Pence forced to issue an executive Thursday to declare a public health emergency in that state order.

The 79 confirmed cases are concentrated in Scott County and are related to intravenous use of an opioid analgesic known as Opana, prescribed to relieve pain.

http://whatisusa.info/declare-a-public-health-emergency-in-indiana-for...

Mar 27 04:10

It Transmits Live Video From Your Ios Periscope

Twittter acquired Periscope 100 million.

The service live broadcast of Periscope, acquired by Twitter in January for $ 100 million, already has an official app for iOS devices.

Integrated with the micro blogging platform, the service allows streaming from a smartphone looking stomp on a segment initiated by Meerkat, an opponent who managed to grab the attention of users by enabling the creation of live video from an iPhone.

http://whatisusa.info/it-transmits-live-video-from-your-ios-periscope/

Mar 27 04:01

Internships With The National Park Service In Historic Places

The Foundation shall elect twenty undergraduate and graduate students to work with the team of NPS.

Hispanic Access Foundation, in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS) launched the Latin Legacy Program: Internship Program 2015, known in English as the Latino Heritage Internship Program, or LHIP.

This professional internship program has been designed by the NPS in order to prepare the next generation of protecting our public lands and historic sites, the availability of these, and the participation of the Latino community in conservation.

http://whatisusa.info/internships-with-the-national-park-service-in-hi...

Mar 27 03:48

Fears of martial law as special ops set to swarm Southwest and operate undetected among civilians who've been deemed HOSTILE in massive military exercise

Headlines like Freedom Outpost's 'Operation Jade Helm—military trains for martial law in American South-west' abound across the Right-leaning blogosphere and Info Wars warns that Jade Helm is simply 'an effort to test the effectiveness of infiltration techniques' on the American public. 'They're having Delta Force, Navy SEALS with the Army trained to basically take over,' Info Wars' Alex Jones said Sunday. 'Texas is listed as a hostile sector, and of course, we are...We're here defending the republic.'



Mar 27 03:39

Building Collapses In Lower Manhattan

The building near Second Avenue and Seventh Street and the incident was reported at 3:30 pm.

At least 19 people were injured Thursday when two buildings collapsed, one of them completely, in the trendy East Village of New York, after an explosion apparently caused by a gas pipe.

Four of the wounded are in critical condition as a result of the emergency that occurred past 15 pm local time on Second Avenue in Manhattan, told AFP a spokesman for the fire department of the city.

http://whatisusa.info/building-collapses-in-lower-manhattan/

Mar 27 03:32

The Obama Receive The Pope Francisco At The White House On September 23

Barack Obama and Pope Francis

President Barack Obama will host the Pope Francisco on September 23, during the visit of the pope to the United States, the White House said Thursday.

Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said the president and his wife Michelle Obama will receive the pontiff at the White House. This is the first papal visit to the United States.

http://whatisusa.info/the-obama-receive-the-pope-francisco-at-the-whit...

Mar 27 03:26

President TripAdvisor: “We Compete With Google”

The American company TripAdvisor Inc. 14 years of the little-known site with tips for travelers and feedback into a business that combines multiple services with annual revenues of more than $ 944 million. The site came up with Harvard graduate, the programmer Stephen Kaufer – today he is the president and CEO of TripAdvisor Inc. In his interview with media, he told company’s plans for the Russian market, and Uber partnership with Facebook and the scheme of earnings TripAdvisor.

http://whatisusa.info/president-tripadvisor-we-compete-with-google/

Mar 27 03:24

Detain A US Military By Supporting ISIS

Edmonds Hasan was arrested by FBI agents in Chicago Midway International Airport.

A US soldier was arrested at Chicago airport while attempting to travel to join the ranks of the Islamic State (ISIS) with his cousin, who was planning attacks on military installations, said Thursday the Justice Department said in a statement.

Hasan Edmonds, 22 and a member of the National Guard, was arrested by FBI agents on Wednesday at the Chicago Midway International Airport as he was boarding a flight to Egypt.

http://whatisusa.info/detain-a-us-military-by-supporting-isis/



March 26, 2015

Mar 26 20:05

GCSB spying reports: Brazil demands an explanation from New Zealand

Brazil has demanded an explanation from New Zealand after reports New Zealand's foreign intelligence agency the GCSB spied on its campaign to get Brazilian diplomat Roberto Azevedo elected as Secretary General of the World Trade Organisation in 2013 - successfully.

Brazil media have reported that New Zealand's ambassador in Sao Paulo, Caroline Bilkey, was summoned by the Secretary General of Brazil's foreign ministry (MRE), Sergio Danese, to explain.

A statement issued by the ministry was translated to say Brazil's Government was surprised at the news and is determined to have the facts clarified in consideration of the friendship that has always existed between the two countries.

Foreign Minister Murray McCully confirmed in statement that "MFAT officials in Brazil have discussed the matters raised in media reporting with their counterparts."

Mar 26 20:03

Drug company treats to doctor should be public - experts

Doctors receiving payment, overseas holidays and generous hospitality from medical suppliers should be under public scrutiny, say some health and science experts.

Medical suppliers' treats and payments to doctors should be opened to public scrutiny under American-style "sunshine" legislation, say a group of health and science experts.

The United States law led to the disclosure of payments of US$3.5 billion ($4.61 billion) made to more than 500,000 doctors and 1360 teaching hospitals in five months of 2013.

Professor Cindy Farquhar, of Auckland University, and her colleagues say in today's NZ Medical Journal the law is needed to counter the "increasingly close relationship" between suppliers and health practitioners.

Mar 26 19:42

US proposes to let Iran operate fortified nuclear site - reports

Washington is considering letting Iran operate hundreds of centrifuges at a formerly secret bunker, in exchange for limiting research at other sites, US officials taking part in the nuclear talks in Geneva told AP.

Instead of uranium, any centrifuges permitted at the Fordo facility would work on isotopes used in medicine, science or industry, the officials said. In return, Iran would scale back the number of centrifuges it currently operates at the Natanz facility, and accept inspections and other restrictions



Mar 26 19:36

Saudi Arabia sends war planes into Yemen in a terrifying clash with Iran leaving the Middle East on the brink of catastrophe

Truly, it is a terrifying development. The great religious fissure between Sunni and Shia Muslims that dominates the Middle East has erupted into open conflict in Yemen, the region’s poorest country, threatening to engulf the entire area in a wider war.

In a dramatic escalation of the stakes, a Sunni coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against Iran-backed Shia Houthi rebels who have swept south through the country.

As Yemen veered towards political disintegration, the conflict exploded into a region-wide crisis that could have far-reaching and unpredictable international consequences.

Mar 26 19:34

Hani Hanjour: 9/11 Pilot Extraordinaire

How could a first time flyer who "could not fly at all" fly faster and more precisely than a NASA research pilot who'd had numerous practice flights at his objective?

Mar 26 19:32

Why can't airlines seize control of doomed jets from the ground? The technology exists but pilots and companies refuse to use it



Mar 26 19:24

Did Saudi Arabia Just Suffer Its Largest Foreign Capital Flight In 15 Years?

The last few days have been almost the worst for the Saudi Arabian stock market in 4 years. Between low oil prices, a new King's big social welfare budget, and now "war," it appears this year's dead cat bounce from last year's exuberance is dying rather rapidly. However, what is perhaps even more troublesome for The Kingdom than the net worth destruction and potential blowback from instigating war against the Houthis is the fact that this month saw the largest drop in foreign curreny reserves on record (over 15 years) for the Arab nation... somewhat suggesting capital flight on a scale never seen before in one of the richest states in the world.

Mar 26 19:23

Yemen Ground Invasion By Saudi, Egyptian Troops Imminent

As reported first thing today, while the initial phase of the military campaign against Yemen has been taking place for the past 18 hours and been exclusively one of airborne assaults by forces of the "Decisive Storm" coalition, Saudi hinted at what is coming next following reports that it had built up a massive 150,000 troop deployment on the border with Yemen.

And as expected, moments ago AP reported that Egyptian military and security officials told The Associated Press that the military intervention will go further, with a ground assault into Yemen by Egyptian, Saudi and other forces, planned once airstrikes have weakened the capabilities of the rebels.

Will this invasion mean that Yemen as we know it will no longer exist and become annexed by Saudi Arabia?

Mar 26 19:18

What's next in police state America? Why armed TSA police of course!

The NY Times reported the union that represents the TSA renewed its push for armed agents at checkpoints of the nation's airports. Using a violent attack by a machete-wielding taxi driver in New Orleans as an excuse. Another pilot allegedly crashed a plane on purpose with 150 people on board, why doesn't the TSA demand yearly psychological and polygraphs exams of pilots? Why don't they set up random DUI pre-flight checkpoints of pilots nationwide? What about tired pilots that fall asleep in the cockpit? Police state America knows pilots would strike and air transportation would come to a halt.

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Mar 26 18:19

The real reason research blaming black poverty on black culture has fallen out of favor

This year marks the 50th anniversary of sociologist-turned-US Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan's 1965 study, The Negro Family: The Case for National Action. Generally referred to as the Moynihan Report, it primarily blames black poverty on "ghetto culture," failure to marry, and absent black fathers, in an analysis that was instantly controversial and is still debated today.

Mar 26 16:59

US Warships in Red Sea Ready to Respond in Yemen - CENTCOM

The two warships, the USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry, are on standby in the Red Sea and are ready to respond to the rebel uprising in Yemen, according to the US Defense Department.

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So all Israel needs to do is bring sneak of their Dolphin submarines through the Suez Canal (which they have been caught doing), fire a shot as a US ship, claim Iran did it (a repeat of the USS Liberty gambit) and the war with Iran will be underway!

Mar 26 16:52

US delivers Humvees to Ukraine:

Mar 26 16:05

KenFM am Telefon: Peter Haisenko zum Absturz von Germanwings 4U9525

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A longtime pilot talks and wonders why if the copilot was going to commit suicide, he didn't say some last words to the world to be recorded.

Mar 26 16:04

Hackers Use an Android App for Sex Extortion

In a report provided to The New York Times on Monday, Trend Micro’s researchers detailed a new Android app that criminals are using to pressure their victims into paying blackmail fees.

Researchers said the extortionists first lure their victims through a number of online chatting tools like Skype, or KakaoTalk, an Asian chat service. Once the trap is set, they feign audio or messaging problems to persuade their target to download one of four malicious Android apps that can siphon off a phone number, stored passwords and address books.

In some cases, the Android app turned the victim’s device into a recording device. It also intercepted incoming and outgoing telephone calls and text messages.

Mar 26 15:59

Yemen: Egyptian Navy Chases Iranian Warships to Retreat from Port of Aden

Senior editor of Saudi online paper Arab News, Siraj Wahab, has just tweeted that Egyptian ships forced Iranian retreat from Bab Al-Mandab strait near the Port of Aden.

A statement issued by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry stated that Egypt is coordinating with Saudi Arabia, together with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for the participation of its Air Force, Navy, and ground forces, should it prove necessary.

However, it should be noted that Iran threatened Saudi Arabia today (Thursday), announcing that its foray into Yemen would end up costing it dearly.

Mar 26 15:51

EU: Don’t use Facebook if you’re worried about NSA snooping

The best way for preventing such spying operations, for anyone worried about NSA snooping, would be to stop using certain U.S.-based online services, including Facebook, at least until they open data centers in Europe.

“You might consider closing your Facebook account, if you have one,” European Commission attorney Bernhard Schima told attorney-general Yves Bot at the CJEU on Tuesday, suggesting that personal data transferred from Europe to the U.S. isn’t necessarily protected under the U.S.-EU pact, even though the Framework should ensure data privacy and security.

Mar 26 15:49

FBI Quietly Removes Recommendation To Encrypt Your Phone... As FBI Director Warns How Encryption Will Lead To Tears

It's as if Comey has absolutely no concept of a cost-benefit analysis. All "bad people" must be stopped, even if it means destroying all of our freedoms, based on what he has to say. That's insane -- and raises serious questions about his competence to lead a government agency charged with protecting the Constitution.

Mar 26 15:46

Canada plans dramatic expansion of its role in Mideast war

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presented a motion to parliament Tuesday endorsing the extension of Canadian military operations in Iraq for a further twelve months, and their expansion into Syria.

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Here's your rifle, Stephen!

Mar 26 15:44

London Gold Fix Closed – Sign of Drastic Changes the World Financial System Is To Go Through

The closer of London Gold Fix (LGF) on March 20 is big news. The first London gold fixing was performed in 1919; it had a short way to go till its anniversary. The system of its functioning was simple enough. A number of leading participants started a fixing process to reach a balance between supply and demand to set the price. The gold fixing provided a recognized rate that was used as a benchmark for pricing the majority of gold products and derivatives throughout the world's markets. There were five participating banks and market makers that made up London Bullion Market Association – LBMA. London Gold Market Fixing Ltd. exercised the administrative control.

Mar 26 15:22

Special ops troops using flawed intel software

Special operations troops heading to war zones are asking for commercial intelligence analysis software they say will help their missions. But their requests are languishing, and they are being ordered to use a flawed, in-house system preferred by the Pentagon, according to government records and interviews.

Mar 26 15:18

Some Countries ADMIT They Rig the Stock Market

Several central banks are directly buying stocks. They include the central banks of Switzerland, Japan, Israel, the Czech Republic, and a total of 23 percent of all nations worldwide. (And it has long been rumored that the Fed buys stocks through proxies.)

Mar 26 15:18

'The Law of Nations or Principles of Natural Law' as U.S. Federal Common Law Not English Common Law Define What an Article II Natural Born Citizen Is

The Framers did not define an Article II "natural born Citizen" because they did not see a reason to. It was a term that was well defined by the law of nations and well-know by civilized nations. Given that citizenship affects "the behavior of nation states with each other" (Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, 542 U.S. 692 (2004), all civilized nations knew what the definition of citizenship was. The Founders believed that the common law was discoverable by reason and was forever present, a "discoverable reflection of universal reason." Sosa. So since the Constitution did not define "citizen" or "natural born Citizen," "resort must be had to the customs and usages of civilized nations" found in the law of nations, as defined by scholars, jurists, and commentators of the time who devoted “years of labor, research and experience” to the subject. The Paquete Habana, 175 U.S. 677, 700 (1900).

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A long read, but in summary, there IS a legal definition of "Natural Born Citizen" and Ted Cruz does not meet it.

Mar 26 15:17

A world gone mad: Fear of Terrorism is Making Us Crazy, Especially in the US

When I lived in China, there was a story going ‘round about a China Airlines flight in which both the pilot and the co-pilot had left the cockpit and then, on their return, found the door locked. They reportedly got a fire ax, and with the whole planeload of freaked out passengers watching, started wailing at the door. The co-pilot then turned, and seeing the panic developing, calmly drew the curtain across the aisle, hiding their work from view. The axe bashing continued until they broke the latch and got back to the controls.

Mar 26 15:05

The $160 Billion Cost: Why Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych Spurned EU’s Offer, on 20 Nov. 2013

Eric Zuesse
RINF Alternative News

“Burying the lede” is a way that ‘news’ professionals hide or “bury” things while ‘reporting’ on them; and the biggest example of this in modern times occurred when Germany’s Spiegel (Mirror) magazine headlined its cover-story on 24 November 2014, “Summit of Failure: How the EU Lost Russia over Ukraine.” On the magazine’s front cover, it was instead bannered as “Kalte Krieger — Geschichte einer Machtprobe.

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Mar 26 14:48

The Tangle of US-Israeli Double Standards

As Israeli voters went to the polls, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared he would oppose the creation of a Palestinian state. In what The New York Times called a “racist rant,” he also proclaimed, “right-wing rule is in danger” because “Arab voters are streaming in huge quantities to the polling stations.”

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Mar 26 14:43

Germanwings jetliner catastrophe: The first antidepressant drug-induced mass murder of the skies?

The Mirror (UK) is now reporting that "Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz 'suffered burnout or depression' a few years ago, a former classmate has claimed."

The reported behavior of Andrea Lubitz is eerily similar to SSRI-drug-induced school shooters who have carried out mass murders in the United States (see detailed list below). In case after case, school shooters have been found to either be on prescription antidepressant drugs or have been recently taken off them, causing withdrawal side effects.

What U.S. school shootings and the Germanwings mass murder have in common is a dissociation from reality where individuals often think they are "playing a video game" and don't realize their actions are literally harming other people in the real world.

Mar 26 14:32

Bringing Gaza to Glasgow: Council spends £24 million on high tech spying kit from Israel

The UK Government and Glasgow City Council are spending £24 million trialling Israeli surveillance equipment in Glasgow.

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Mar 26 14:07

The US House of Representatives Openly Calls for Regime Change in Moscow

The US House Resolution to send lethal arms to Ukraine also calls for a long-term strategy for the overthrow of Vladimir Putin.

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Mar 26 14:02

As Saudi Arabia and Allies Continue Airstrikes, Sorrow and Rage in Yemen

Saudi Arabia discusses deploying as many as 150,000 troops and 100 warplanes in operation receiving coordination from the Pentagon and supported by Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Sudan, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain

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Mar 26 13:58

CIA mastermind behind bin Laden "killing" to be removed from post

The head of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center (CTC), who masterminded the killing of Osama bin Laden and the drone campaign, is being removed from his post at a time when the agency is focusing on a new generation of extremist threats.

Mar 26 13:57

General David Petraeus: Back into the National Spotlight

Another scandal is on the rise in the United States and David Petraeus, former CIA Director and four-star Army four General, is in focus again.

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Mar 26 12:54

Senior Ukrainian official arrested for embezzlement as government ups anti-corruption campaign

Senior Ukrainian state official Serhiy Bochkovskiy has been arrested on corruption charges during today's session of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers.

Bochkovskiy is accused of embezzlement connected to the procurement of fuels and lubricants for the State Emergency Service, which he has headed since April 2014. Bochkovskiy's first deputy Vasyl Stoyetskiy was also detained on similar charges.

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Poroshenko's Purge?

Mar 26 12:25

Eloquent 4th Grader Brings Crowd To Its Feet After She Rebukes Govt School Testing

One Florida 4th grader, who could barely see over the podium as she gave a rousing speech to the Board - just couldn't take being a mere statistic any more when it came to the new standardized testing.

Students aren't even allowed to tell parents what the test covers...

WATCH and applaud this 9-year-old...

Mar 26 12:22

A 26% PRICE INCREASE THROUGH DECEPTION

Mar 26 11:51

Watch This Monsanto Lobbyist Refuse To Drink Glass Of Roundup That He Claims Is Safe

A controversial lobbyist who claimed that the chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer was safe for humans refused to drink his own words when a French television journalist offered him a glass.

Mar 26 11:44

Ultra-nationalist Ukrainian battalion gears up for more fighting

The far-right Azov battalion, whose symbol resembles a black swastika on a yellow background, is preparing to defend the port city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine against a widely expected attack by pro-Russian separatists.

The 1,000 strong ultra-nationalist militia has a reputation as a fierce pro-government fighting force in the almost year-old conflict with the Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine, and is disdainful of peace efforts.

But the radical views of the commanders of a group affiliated to Ukraine's national guard which works alongside the army, and the use of symbols echoing Nazi emblems have caused alarm in the West and Russia, and could return to haunt Kiev's pro-Western leadership when fighting eventually ends.

Mar 26 11:31

Saudis, Allies Plan Massive Invasion of Yemen

An air war that is already taking its toll on the civilian population of the Yemeni capital city of Sanaa is just the beginning, as Saudi Arabia is telegraphing their planned ground invasion of Yemen, and touting the number of Sunni Arab allies who will be going along.

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While the White House insists that the previous intervention and installation of a puppet ruler in Yemen was a great success!

Mar 26 11:27

Another Middle East War Breaks Out: Saudis Begin Bombing Yemen, US Military Taking Action

OBAMA AUTHORIZED LOGISTICAL AND INTELLIGENCE SUPPORT TO GULF, U.S. MILITARY TAKING MILITARY ACTION TO DEFEND SAUDI BORDER, TO DEFEND AGAINST HOUTHI VIOLENCE

Mar 26 11:27

US Stock Market Remains Negative Trend

Shares on the stock exchange in the United States remained lower on Thursday half-day operations, the fourth day the markets recorded negative behavior.

Casualties were more pronounced in European and Asian markets.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 21 points (0.1%) to stand at 17,696 units at 11:45 am New York.

http://whatisusa.info/us-stock-market-remains-negative-trend/

Mar 26 11:26

Moody’s downgrades Ukraine heralding imminent default

International rating agency Moody's has downgraded the long-term issuer rating of Ukraine to the second lowest Ca grade from Caa3, leaving the outlook negative and a high possibility of the country’s imminent default.

“Although negotiations over the specific details of the restructuring are only now getting underway, Moody's believes that the likelihood of a distressed exchange, and hence a default on government debt taking place, is virtually one hundred percent,” Moody’s said in a news release Tuesday.

Mar 26 11:23

A California Lawyer Wants to Put Gays to Death. Why Isn’t the Attorney General Ignoring Him?

Now it’s Harris’s turn to respond. Because democracy

Mar 26 11:18

Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot deliberately crashed plane, officials say

German authorities also say "that we have to assume" that Flight 9525 "was deliberately activated for a crash," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday. "This is hard to comprehend for most people. Nobody can imagine this."

The French government has asked the FBI to help investigate the crash, a law enforcement official said Thursday.

A search is underway for the plane's second "black box," the flight data recorder, which could shed more light on the plane's final minutes.

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Too many people are assuming too much based on insufficient information. Without the digital flight recorder, nobody knows what the co-pilot did or did not do to the flight control instruments. There is a real rush to judgement happening here.

Mar 26 11:15

Mass-killer co-pilot who deliberately flew Germanwings plane into a mountain after locking captain out of cockpit had to STOP his training because he was depressed and suffering 'burnt-out'

The Germanwings pilot who deliberately crashed into a mountain killing 150 people had to stop his training because he was suffering from depression and 'burnout', it emerged today.

Andreas Günter Lubitz locked his captain out of the cockpit before ploughing the Airbus A320 into the French Alps at more than 400mph.

The chilling final moments of the doomed jet were revealed by French prosecutors who said Lubitz's sole aim was to 'destroy the plane'.

It has since emerged that the 28-year-old was forced to postpone his pilot training in 2008 because of mental health problems, with a friend saying he was 'in depression.'

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This feels like EgyptAir 990 all over again.

Mar 26 11:13

DEA agents threw wild sex parties — which were funded by drug cartels: watchdog report

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents in an unnamed country had alleged “sex parties” with prostitutes funded by local drug cartels over several years, according to a report published on Thursday by the Justice Department’s internal watchdog.

The 10 agents – an assistant regional director and nine special agents – had the alleged parties “at government-leased headquarters,” and three of the special agents “were provided money, expensive gifts, and weapons from drug cartel members,” according to the report.

Mar 26 11:11

New Study: Monsanto’s Herbicides are Breeding Super Bugs

Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had classified glyphosate, the United States’ most widely used herbicide chemical, as “probably carcinogenic to humans.” As if we need another reason to ban Roundup (which contains glyphosate), there is now evidence that the chemicals in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide also cause antibiotic resistance in harmful bacteria like Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium.

The study abstract states:

“Increasingly common chemicals…can induce a multiple-antibiotic resistance phenotype in potential pathogens. The effect occurs upon simultaneous exposure to antibiotics and is faster than the lethal effect of antibiotics. The magnitude of the induced response may undermine antibiotic therapy and substantially increase the probability of spontaneous mutation to higher levels of resistance.

Mar 26 11:10

Inspector General Report Accuses Homeland Security Official of “Unprecedented” Visa Intervention on Behalf of Harry Reid, Virginia’s Current Governor and Others

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) inspector general has accused the department’s former No. 2 official of “unprecedented” interference in a visa program for wealthy foreign investors on behalf of prominent politicians.

Inspector General John Roth said in “an unusually harsh and detailed report,” according to Government Executive, that the former head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and deputy secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, had helped politically connected foreign investors seeking U.S. residency. Those receiving favoritism from Mayorkas included people with ties to Senator Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada), Terry McAuliffe, now the Democratic governor of Virginia, former Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell and others.

Mar 26 11:08

It Furthers to have Eyes in the Front of your Head.

Every now and then I put my name in quotes, like this; “les visible” and pop it into Zio-Google. I did this today and I noticed something I had never seen before. Ordinarily the only negative commentary I run into is that put together by Dublin Mick, who... ostensibly... ostensibly went out of his way to assault me because he felt that I did not attack The Vatican aggressively enough. He didn't feel it was important enough to approach me first before he launched into his hatchet job, which included seeking out everyone he knew who disliked me for one reason or another and letting them have at me while he performed as modifier, which made him not only look good but also accomplished his real intention. It was a good example of Machiavelli being channeled to a particular end but... I digress.

Mar 26 11:06

The Costs of War, the Price of Peace

What price would you pay not to kill another human being? At what point would you commit the offenses allegedly perpetrated by Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was charged Wednesday with desertion and “misbehavior before an enemy?”

Mar 26 11:06

Survivors outraged at plan to seal abuse reports for 75 years

Surviviors of institutional abuse have expressed outrage over Government plans to seal all major industrial school and orphanage investigation records for 75 years.

The move, which also allows for the possible destruction of documents, must now be ratified by the Dáil in a bill which will be brought forward by Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan.

The Irish Independent has learned that the bill has been approved by Cabinet for drafting.

Mar 26 11:01

Bankers Hate Peace: All Wars Are Bankers’ Wars

As Lee Fang writes: The possibility of an Iran nuclear deal depressing weapons sales was raised by Myles Walton, an analyst from Germany’s Deutsche Bank, during a Lockheed earnings call this past January 27. Walton asked Marillyn Hewson, the chief executive of Lockheed Martin, if an Iran agreement could “impede what you see as progress in foreign military sales.” Financial industry analysts such as Walton use earnings calls as an opportunity to ask publicly-traded corporations like Lockheed about issues that might harm profitability.

Mar 26 11:00

11 facts about gun violence in the United States

It's pretty hard to count up all the guns in the United States, especially given how varied different states' licensing and registration policies are. A 2012 Congressional Research Service report estimated that there were 310 million civilian guns in 2009: 114 million handguns, 110 million rifles, and 86 million shotguns. The Small Arms Survey, which measures gun prevalence internationally, estimated that there were 270 million in 2007. The latter estimate suggests there were 88.8 guns for every 100 people in the US in 2007; there were about 307 million people in the US in 2009, which would mean the CRS estimated there were more guns than people in America.

Mar 26 10:55

Anyone Care For Another Dash Of Snow?

Today's tantalizing touch of warmth (high 56?!) will be accompanied by lashing wind and thunderous rain through tonight and Friday morning, at which point we begin our descent back into the cold, icy catacombs. As Joe pointed out yesterday, Saturday's expected high of 39 is more like the normal low for this time in March, but does "normal" even mean anything anymore, man? There is a chance of snow on Saturday.

Mar 26 10:55

Cleveland area looking at rain, snow and falling temperatures

It's raining this morning, temperatures are falling, and that rain could change to snow as early as noon. Forecasters say up to 2 inches of snow could fall along the lakeshore, and several inches could be on the ground in the snow belt by Friday.

Mar 26 10:54

Heavy snow moves into metro Buffalo

Heavy snow has replaced the fog that blanketed metro Buffalo early Thursday, signalling the arrival of a low-pressure system bringing more moisture.

Mar 26 10:54

Snow falls over Pennines and Yorkshire, with more unsettled weather to come

British summer time is just days away but winter has had one last hurrah, with snow falling across parts of the UK.

The Met Office issued a severe weather warning overnight when rain turned into sleet and snow as it moved eastwards. More unsettled weather is expected to hit the UK over the weekend when the clocks go forward and many begin Easter breaks.

Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge said 2cm of snow was recorded overnight in Spadeadam, Cumbria.

Mar 26 10:52

“American Politicians are Fools”: Getting Russia Wrong All The Way To War

American politicians in particular and European politicians in general are some of the most ignorant fools when the issue comes to anything outside their own borders. When it comes to Russia, it is an engima wrapped in a mystery…but only because, no one has ever bothered to try to understand Russians, Russian history and the Russian world view.

Mar 26 10:49

Stock market rigging is no longer a ‘conspiracy theory’

The stock market is rigged.

When I started making that claim years ago — and provided solid evidence — people scoffed. Some called it a conspiracy theory, tinfoil hats and that sort of stuff. Most people just ignored me.

But that’s not happening anymore. The dirty secret is out.

With stock prices rushing far ahead of economic reality over the last six or so years, more experts in the financial markets are coming to the same conclusion — even if they don’t fully understand how it’s being rigged or the consequences.

Mar 26 10:48

Hillary Clinton and brother part of corruption probe by DHS inspector general

In a report submitted to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson on Tuesday and forwarded to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Inspector General (IG) John Roth described the improper favoritism shown to several Democrats including the brother of Hillary Clinton, Sen. Harry Reid, and Virginian Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman during the Clinton administration.

Mar 26 10:32

Household Debt Is a National Crisis

Years after Toni Potter's husband passed away from pancreatic cancer, debt collectors in her state of Washington were still relentlessly hounding her about his hospital bills.

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Mar 26 10:13

Saudi ‘Decisive Storm’ waged to save Yemen

Saudi Arabia waged early Thursday “Operation Decisive Storm” against the Houthi coup in Yemen and in support of legitimate President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

i.e. they are supporting the installed US puppet.

Mar 26 10:07

Netanyahu’s Spying Denials Contradicted by Secret NSA Documents

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday vehemently denied a Wall Street Journal report, leaked by the Obama White House, that Israel spied on U.S. negotiations with Iran and then fed the intelligence to Congressional Republicans. His office’s denial was categorical and absolute, extending beyond this specific story to U.S.-targeted spying generally, claiming: “The state of Israel does not conduct espionage against the United States or Israel’s other allies.”

Mar 26 10:06

Terrified Sana'a residents say: 'The bodies are starting to fill the streets'

Yemenis in Sana'a have taken to social media as the city comes under air strikes from Saudi Arabia and its anti-Houthi alliance allies.

Residents described a city that was not expecting conflict and has little infrastructure to deal with it, as bombs level houses and kill civilians on the ground.

They report long lines for fuel and the sound of gunfire, with one Twitter user @amera_al_5581, saying they received a text from a friend in Yemen, saying: "The sound of bullets can be heard clearly...[he says] bodies have started to fill the streets. Prayers for your brothers".

Mar 26 10:03

Who was Andreas Lubitz? Germanwings co-pilot who 'intentionally killed' 150 passengers in deliberate Alps crash

Members of the Montbaur flying club where Lubitz renewed his glider license last month said he was pleased to have gained a job with Germanwings.

"He was happy he had the job with Germanwings and he was doing well," longtime club member Peter Ruecker, told AP. "He was very happy. He gave off a good feeling."

Ruecker said that Lubitz had a girlfriend. "I can't remember anything where something wasn't right," he said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Note the quote marks around 'intentionally killed'. People are already doubting this story. As this article indicates, there was no indication of a man ready to commit suicide and take 150 people along with him. The story of a suicide/mass murder is the product of this single French Prosecutor who is grabbing his fifteen minutes of fame with sensational claims which newspapers and TV are eager to parrot to attract audience. But not all the parts of the story are substantiated just yet. That the cockpit door was closed is a given, because of security rules. But since the digital flight recorder for the aircraft has not been recovered, there is no factual basis to claim that Lubitz intentionally altered the flight controls, or was even conscious in the cockpit. As other media have reported, the cockpit voice recorder only hears the sounds of the Captain outside the cockpit trying to get in. There are no recorded noise from within the cockpit. Hopefully the DFR will be recovered in a usable condition soon.

There is one other aspect we should look at. There have been previous crashes of airlines blamed on suicidal pilots, such as EgyptAir 990. But behind the headlines of a crazed lone-nut pilot there were indications that EgyptAir 990 was carrying a cargo to Egypt (along with high-ranking Egyptian military officers) that a third party did not wish to arrive. One major clue to the real story of that crash is that a special deep-salvage company that is an expert in toxic and radioactive cargoes was called in to recover something from the wreckage of the plane. So, it will be interesting to keep an eye on the cargo manifest for the A320.

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