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November 4, 2015

Nov 04 10:00

"Shocking And Incredible": IG Slams DOD For "Having No Knowledge" About $800 Million Program

By now most have heard of the infamous gas station in Sheberghan, northern Afghanistan which "cost" the U.S. Department of Defense nearly $43 million to "build."As it turns out this was nothing. As the IG notes, somehow the Department of Defense lost all track and knowledge of a "reconstruction" program that amounted to a whopping $800 million...

Nov 04 10:00

How to Build a Crisis

What have governments learnt from the financial crisis? I could write a column spelling it out. Or I could do the same job with one word. Nothing.

Nov 04 09:59

US wants cooperation with Russia, but Moscow must ‘decide to settle political part’ in Syria – Kerry

In an interview with the Russian-based interstate MIR TV channel, US Secretary of State John Kerry claimed the US seeks multidimensional cooperation with Russia, including both economic development and resolution of ongoing crises in Syria and Ukraine.

Kerry emphasized the important role Russia is playing in resolving the Syrian conflict and stressed the necessity of cooperation with a “major power with very capable air forces” in the interview.

“Of course, we are coordinating and will coordinate with Russia,” he said referring to the situation in Syria.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Desperate bid by the US to pretend they are still relevant in Syria and Ukraine!

Nov 04 09:59

DPR leader: Kiev’s shelling makes truce in Donbass conditional

Shelling on the part of Ukraine makes it impossible to say that the truce, effective from September 1 in Donbass, is firm, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko said Wednesday. "The truce has rightly been called conditional. Nearly every day, there are provocations on the part of the Ukrainian army," the Donetsk News Agency quoted Zakharchenko as saying.

Nov 04 09:58

A Furious Trump Goes After Janet Yellen: "She Is Not Raising Rates Because Obama Told Her Not To"

"In my opinion Janet Yellen is highly political and she's not raising rates for a very specific reason: because Obama told her not to because he wants to be out playing golf in a year from now and he wants to be doing other things and he doesn't want to see a big bubble burst during his administration."

Nov 04 09:57

Russia says operation to continue as long as Syria army carries out offensive

"The operation is limited by the timeframe of the offensive by the Syrian forces against terrorists," Antonov said at the meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) defense ministers and dialogue partners.

Nov 04 09:56

Overheard In Congress: Janet Yellen Is Not "Doing God's Work" If She Raises Rates Before May

While Janet Yellen has made herself ill from stressing over whether she should or should not raise rates (in December... or ever) as she weighs the economy, the market, and her credibility, Representative Brad Sherman just dropped another huge weight on her shoulders. During Yellen's testimony this morning, having expressed notable hawkishness towards a December hike, Sherman told Yellen that God does not want her to raise interest rates until May. As one Twitter wit noted - you can't make this stuff up.

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Nov 04 09:56

Egypt’s president dismisses terror claims for Russian plane crash

The Egyptian leader condemned reports that the jet had been downed by a missile or a bomb as "unfounded speculation." He also said that making further comment on the incident was "premature and not based on any proper facts."

Nov 04 09:54

'Super Strypi' rocket disintegrates 1 minute after launch

The US Air Force has confirmed that its 'Super Strypi' sounding, or research, rocket has broken up on launch as its booster gained excessive rotation, destroying the vehicle a minute after lift-off.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I wondered what that loud "bang" was! :)

Nov 04 09:53

Government threw 13 men into the same prison after their children were killed possibly by vaccine injuries

If your child becomes sick or dies after receiving a vaccine, odds are you'll be accused of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). Why? It's an easy way out for the government and Big Pharma who just want to gloss over the vaccine violence they've been unleashing on the human population.

It's likely they'll maintain that your child, who fell ill or died after receiving a vaccine or series of them, had nothing to do toxins being injected in their system and everything to do with you violently shaking your baby. After all, the problems that often manifest when a child experiences adverse vaccine reactions involves brain damage, which also happens during SBS.


This isn't about SBS, but rather BS, plain and simple.

Nov 04 09:51

Most Americans are too broke to afford to buy a basic home! The typical family is unable to purchase the standard $221,000 priced home. Home prices up 30% since 2012 while incomes are stagnant.

Most Americans still hold tightly that the American Dream involves owning a home. But that dream has come into deep questioning as banks and large investors crowd out the single family home market driving prices to ludicrous levels. Most Americans are scraping by and many need to do their shopping at dollar stores to get by. Your typical home in the U.S. is now selling for $221,000, a rise of 30 percent just since 2012. How did incomes do? They did what they’ve been doing for a decade and that is nothing. Housing is the biggest single outflow of cash for households. So this is a big deal and is also a reason why many more Americans are renting instead of buying. Young Americans are hit the hardest since many are coming out with monster levels of student debt. Studies do show that student debt is impacting home purchases. In reality, most Americans are unable to afford the standard priced home.

Nov 04 09:49

Cargo plane crash-lands in S. Sudan, 41 reported dead

The plane was owned by the local Allied Services air carrier, and was 45 years old.

Nov 04 09:49

Shots reported fired near Chattanooga Naval Center

Police are responding to reports of shots fired near the Navy & Marine Reserve Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The same recruitment center was the site of a shooting on July 16, where six people died.

Two 911 calls were made around 10:25 a.m., one placed from the nearby Chattanooga State Community College. The college was locked down as a precaution. There were no reports of anyone seeing a shooter on campus.

Nov 04 09:49


The mainstream media continues its job as Praetorian Guard by consuming the airways with whether Obama’s putting troops in Syria really means “boots on the ground.” The drama centers on the status of their vaunted Special Forces, which enjoy greater discretion in murdering people and, it seems, don’t wear real boots.

The increasing U.S. intervention in Syria, through overt and covert means, is playing out a well-known strategy of those in the business of global hegemony—one known as the Hegelian Dialectic.

We now appear to be starting the “solution phase” of a Problem-Reaction-Solution method used for many goals of the State. Here it serves to exert control over foreign lands through death and destruction. Create the problem, stoke the reaction, and provide the solution.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A government which continually lies to its people, and the world, with impunity, no longer deserves any trust or belief at this point.

The United States of America's government has devolved into a terrorist, rogue organisation hell-bent on the continuation of its hegemony at all costs.

And the sickening thing for me, as a Christian pacifist who very much cares about this country and its future, is that no matter who we vote for come the 2016 election, there is utterly no choice between candidates.

We will simply be voting for more wars, and more destruction, which translates as more profits for the large corporations, and the banks, no matter who wins.

President Obama does a magnificent job of acting the faux populist; but at the end of the day, he is no less a tool of the monied classes than are his "alleged" Republican opponents.

Nov 04 09:47

Microsoft needs to fit Windows 10 with a data collection 'off switch'

Microsoft is collecting telemetry from PCs running Windows 10 and I'm OK with that, but what I'm not OK with is the fact that there's no off switch. In fact, I can't understand why Microsoft wants to get into a privacy brawl with Windows 10 users at such a critical time.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Even if Microsoft announces an off switch, I would not trust it to actually do anything.

Nov 04 09:46

‘IDF Turkey Shoot': Israel Shot 2,600 Palestinians in Month of October

Sling shots and stones versus bullets. Knives versus cannons. Israel has a monopoly of force over its indigenous Arab population.

What happened to the Washington’s glorious “peace process”, that diplomatic ritual which premiered all those years ago? Many believed at the time that it was all just political theater. Unfortunately, as we can see today – those skeptics were correct.

While the international media focuses on the “tension” between Israeli paramilitary forces and the Palestinian residents, the Israeli leadership have taken advantage of the crisis in order to militarily encircle the Al Aqsa Mosque, a Muslim holy site, in preparation of enacting its long-term plan of physically isolating and eventually ethnically cleansing the bulk of the remaining Palestinian population out of Jerusalem.

The military operation has been quietly underpinned by an architectural one, a Jonathan Cook revealed this earlier week:

Nov 04 09:46

The Bear Market Meter is Running

Nov 04 09:46

Media: The cause of the crash A321 was an explosion in the engine

As a result of decoding the black box is installed cause of the collapse of the Airbus A321. These flight recorders confirm the technical failure in the airplane. Namely, that there was a fire in the engine, which led to the explosion. He writes about this edition of the Egyptian Almasryalyoum.

Causes of fire in the engine is now installed by experts. Also, citing an anonymous source in the Prosecutor General of Egypt publication reports that the version of the attack on the plane finally rejected.

Today it became known first data obtained after the decoding of the flight recorders Airbus A321. Preliminary analysis of the contents of the black boxes showed that pilots in the conversation were no reports of technical malfunctions on board.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Well, that seems to settle that!

The lesson to take away from this tragedy is how many people, governments, and corporate media institutions tried to wave these bloody shirts for their own political agendas. Keep this in mind when the next big story breaks!

Nov 04 09:41

What’s Angela’s Angle?

With her recent “counterintuitive” decision to flood her country with Third World hordes, it’s tempting to see Angela Merkel as yet another old woman slowly going batty, or as a semi-tragic figure giving into her unrealized maternal instinct by fixating it on hordes of young male Muslim migrants that even a hyper efficient country like Germany can’t handle.

Nov 04 09:40

CDC scientist confirms Donald Trump is right about vaccines and autism

Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy, including the vaccine debate. In a series of tweets and interviews over the past few years, the presidential candidate has stated that he strongly believes that there is a link between "monstrous" vaccines and autism. He has suggested that delivering vaccines in smaller doses over time could reduce autism rates among U.S. children. Despite being cast to the lunatic fringe by the mainstream media for his remarks, CDC scientist Dr. William Thompson has confirmed Trump's suspicions — namely, that the link between vaccines and autism is real.

Nov 04 09:38

Scientific fraud uncovered in antidepressant study that claims psych drugs are safe for children

A landmark study which concluded that antidepressant drug Paxil (paroxetine) was safe for use among teenagers was fraudulent, suggests a reanalysis of the previously recorded data.

The original study, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) in 2001, claimed that Paxil might help young people overcome depression symptoms. New research shows, however, that it used less reliable secondary data to make false claims about the drug's efficacy. The authors also hid key patient-level data showing that some young people taking Paxil developed serious adverse effects, like suicidal and homicidal tendencies.

Nov 04 09:37

Chinese Hackers? US Propagandists Should Look in the Mirror

How is it that despite all the revelations of Edward Snowden regarding US intelligence and military snooping capabilities across the globe, Americans still cannot accept the culpability of their own government and corporate interests – the two work hand in hand – in global cyber-espionage? Even if they explicitly or implicitly know about the NSA, CIA, DIA, and Pentagon programs (among many others), their instinctive reaction is to blame China. Why?

Nov 04 09:37

Over 1mn at risk as cyclone strikes war-torn Yemen

The UN says over a million people from Yemen could be at risk following the aftermath of Cyclone Chapala. The organization is preparing to provide assistance to those lacking shelter and those who have no access to clean water.

The tropical storm made landfall Tuesday and UN agencies are trying to help those affected by the fallout. The provinces of Shabwah and Hadramaut, which are home to a population of around 1.1 million, were worst affected.

Nov 04 09:36

Are you Confused by the Middle East? The Criminal Record of US Foreign Policy

The US, France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, and the Gulf monarchies have all in the recent past supported al Qaeda and/or the Islamic State (ISIS) with arms, money, and/or manpower.
The first example of this was in 1979 when the United States began covert operations in Afghanistan, six months before the Russians arrived, promoting Islamic fundamentalism across the southern tier of the Soviet Union against “godless communism”. All the al-Qaeda/Taliban shit then followed.

Nov 04 09:34

Congress Averts Another Standoff By Raising Debt Ceiling In Bipartisan Agreement, Tackling Gridlock

One news item receiving much less attention is Congress’ bipartisan effort to avert another default or potential downgrade on its debt through passing a bill in both houses that raises the debt ceiling through mid-March 2017, well into the next Presidency. Averting a scenario similar to in 2011 when the U.S. came close to default following discord and U.S. sovereign debt was downgraded by S&P creating substantial financial market volatility, congressional leaders from both parties reached an agreement with the White House to increase spending by $80 billion through September 2017 and increase the federal borrowing limit until mid-March 2017.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The instant the bill passed, the national debt jumped by $339 billion, confirming that the US Treasury website had been concealing the fact that the US Government had already gone past the debt ceiling four months ago.

Nov 04 09:31

'UK surveillance is worse than 1984' says UN privacy chief

The UN's newly appointed special rapporteur on privacy, Joseph Cannataci, has described digital surveillance in the UK as "worse" than anything imagined in George Orwell's totalitarian dystopia 1984.

Speaking to the Guardian, Cannataci -- who doesn't own a Facebook account or use Twitter -- lambasted the oversight of British digital surveillance as "a rather bad joke at its citizens' expense".

Warning against the steady erosion of privacy and increasing levels of government intrusion, he also drew sinister parallels with Orwell's vision of a mass-surveilled society, adding that today's reality was far worse than the fiction: "At least Winston [a character in Orwell's 1984] was able to go out in the countryside and go under a tree and expect there wouldn't be any screen, as it was called. Whereas today there are many parts of the English countryside where there are more cameras than George Orwell could ever have imagined."

Nov 04 09:26

Theresa May unveils UK surveillance measures in wake of Snowden claims

New surveillance powers will be given to the police and security services, allowing them to access records tracking every UK citizen’s use of the internet without any judicial check, under the provisions of the draft investigatory powers bill unveiled by Theresa May.

It includes new powers requiring internet and phone companies to keep “internet connection records” – tracking every website visited but not every page – for a maximum of 12 months but will not require a warrant for the police, security services or other bodies to access the data. Local authorities will be banned from accessing internet records.

Nov 04 09:26


In a ridiculous move, ostensibly designed to protect citizens from theft, the New Haven police department has begun stealing things from innocent individuals. Yes, you read that correctly. The New Haven police department announced its plans this week to start stealing things from unsuspecting residents who leave their doors unlocked. If you are missing your valuables, it may not have been taken by a private thief, it could have been stolen by a public thief.

Nov 04 09:23

TSA airport screeners’ ability to detect weapons declared “pitiful”

US lawmakers and federal watchdogs on Tuesday derided the Transportation Security Administration's ability, or lack thereof, to adequately detect weapons and other contraband during the passenger screening process at the nation's airports.

Nov 04 09:22

Saying U.S. is ‘corrupt,’ black American man applies for refugee status in Canada

A few weeks ago, Oregon man Kyle Canty was arrested after he refused to leave a bus station. Another time, police officers approached him because they thought he had flagged down their cruiser — but left as soon as the misunderstanding was cleared up.

Nov 04 09:17

Credit card providers 'ignoring strugglers because of the profits': Watchdog says a fifth of customers are floundering with repayments but providers are failing to help

Banks and credit card companies have been accused of failing to help millions of people struggling to pay off debts.

The City watchdog said nearly a fifth of all credit card customers – just under six million people – were floundering when it came to repayments.

But it suggested that card providers are deliberately failing to help to those struggling to pay the minimum required each month because they were the most ‘profitable’ customers.

Nov 04 09:17


Israel has provided the United States with a list of weapons that it would like to have available as part of the US aid package, Israel’sYedioth Ahronoth revealed yesterday.

Nov 04 09:14

Rosetta probe to 'crash land' on comet at end of its mission but spacecraft will make a softer touch down on 67P than its ill-fated Philae lander

The Rosetta probe may be sent crashing into the distant comet it has been orbiting at the end of its lifetime next September.

But the spacecraft is expected to have a far softer landing than its ill-fated Philae lander, which bounced uncontrollably across the surface of the duck-shaped comet 67P.

Instead it will approach the comet slowly, beaming back as much information as possible to scientists on Earth in its dying moments.

Experts say the orbiter's final moments may ultimately provide more data and clearer pictures than were possible with the Philae lander.

Nov 04 09:10

The Dark Truth in the Movie ‘Truth’

In spring 2004, CBS news producer Mary Mapes was doing what journalists are supposed to do – dig up facts that help the public understand important events and often make the powers-that-be squirm. She and Dan Rather, her colleague at the “60 Minutes” offspring “60 Minutes II,” had just exposed the U.S. military’s bizarre mistreatment of Iraqis at Abu Ghraib prison.

Nov 04 09:10

Economic forecaster declares November collapse imminent!

This summer I stated that I expected a fall crisis to happen – mostly based on my insights on an ancient timeline called the Shemitah. I produced several videos that went viral around the world.

Nov 04 09:07


Northrop Grumman, one of the nation’s largest defense contractors, turned a million-dollar lobbying investment into a billion-dollar contract bonanza. The weapons maker last week was announced as the winner of a $21.4 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force to build at least 21 stealth bombers. The lobbying figure was compiled by the Center for Public Integrity, which examined five years’ worth of expenditures by Northrop Grumman. The investigation revealed the defense contractor contributed $4.6 million to the campaigns of 224 lawmakers since 2010, demonstrating a long-range lobbying strategy devised to win the contract to build Long Range Strike bombers.

Nov 04 09:01

'They don't expect their presents around the tree in f***ing November, do they?' Angry dad unleashes epic foul-mouthed tirade on Christmas decorations going up early

He says: 'Why? F****ing tell me why? You haven't had Halloween or f***ing bonfire night, yet you're celebrating the birth of Christ in f****ing October.'

He continues: 'You walk past people's houses and they have got them inflatable f***ing fat f***ing Father Christmas's climbing up the roof and f***ing Rudolph the red-nosed **** hanging on their door knocker.

'You don't cook your f***ing turkey in f***ing November. You don't put that in the oven do you?'

Nov 04 08:59

Putin signs law allowing retaliatory sequestration of foreign property in Russia

The judicial immunity of a foreign entity that has filed a legal action, entered legal argument or has taken any other substantive action in a Russian court will be considered revoked.

The revoking of a foreign country’s judicial immunity in any given legal argument is irrevocable and will be applied to all stages of judicial examinations.

Nov 04 08:58


The decision of the Federal Chancellor to open our borders is high treason. A head of government does not have the right to destroy the law, the nation and the state. An appeal by Jürgen Elsässer, Editor-in-Chief of COMPACT Magazine..

(Dear reader, please pass this appeal on to soldiers and distribute it on social networks).

Soldiers of the Bundeswehr!

In your oath you swore:

“I swear serve the Federal Republic of Germany faithfully and to bravely defend the law and the freedom of the German people, so help me God.”

In contrast to the Wehrmacht of the Third Reich, you have not sworn [an oath] to the person occupying the highest position of the state – previously Adolf Hitler, currently Angela Merkel – but rather to the nation as a whole and the peaceful order in which it dwells. That means: In a situation in which a menace to the nation and its freedom emanates from the state leadership, you are longer bound by the orders of this state leadership.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Germany is on the brink of collapse. If the Army opposes Merkel for her immigration policy, it is all over for her.

Nov 04 08:55

Is this further proof Britain does not need to fear leaving the EU? Norway is ranked the most prosperous country in the world – despite being OUTSIDE the European Union

European Union outsider Norway has been named the most prosperous country in the world for the seventh year in a row.

Norway has come out top because of the freedom offered to citizens, the quality of its healthcare system and social bonds between its people, according to The 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index.

The index was published on Monday, less than a week after David Cameron launched his most open defence to date of his country remaining in the EU, telling Eurosceptics that Norway was no model to emulate.

Nov 04 08:42

800,000 'irregular' EU entries in 2015

The head of the European Union's border agency told Bild on Wednesday that more than 800,000 people had entered the EU illegally since the beginning of 2015.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I would not be surprised if the number turns out to be much higher than that.

Nov 04 08:41

Merkel announces hard- fought refugee deal

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that she had wrangled her governing coalition into consensus over a new plan to hold refugees at EU borders before distributing them around the Union.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

In other words, Germany is going to toss their refugees into other EU nations and hope that makes the problem go away.

Nov 04 08:40

Your choices for president: an android, a creationist neurosurgeon or a postcoital cat

The US election feels a bit like The X Factor – they’ve thrown in a few wildcards in the early rounds to keep it entertaining but we’ll soon be back to two candidates belting out the same tired standards.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Starting the campaign this early is having the same effect on me as the stores putting up their Christmas decorations before Halloween! I am already burned out on all the nonsense and am ready to toss all the candidates (along with the Wall Street CEOs) into an arena with swords and declare whoever comes out with the most bodily parts gets to be the next President! The global pay-per-view rights alone should pay off the national debt! :)

Nov 04 08:28

The Co-ops Collapse: How GOP & HMOs Undercut Obamacare’s Nonprofit Option, Leaving 500K Uninsured

As the Obamacare open enrollment period begins, it’s the end for many healthcare co-ops, leaving hundreds of thousands of people scrambling to find coverage.

Nov 04 08:25

Russia's version of SWIFT is up and running!

Russia, in fact, undertook such measures almost as soon as western sanctions were imposed, and as the talk about denying it access to the SWIFT system began to be aired. Almost immediately, that nation's Duma passed laws forbidding Visa to operate inside of Russia unless its physical clearing center was located in that country. Additionally, Russia began the process of creating its own system. More recently, and in a highly significant move, it also joined the Japan Credit Bureau's clearing system in the western Pacific and East Asia, a clearing powerhouse in the region.

Now, in case you missed the story on Faux news or CNN or SeeBS, the Russian clearing system is up and running

Nov 04 08:24

Jeb Bush’s “I Eat Nails When I Wake Up” Tough Talk Just Reinforces His Weaknesses

Former Florida Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush can’t seem to catch a break. His sagging poll numbers and his lackluster debate performances repeatedly highlight the weakness of his candidacy, for all to see. Worse yet, every time Jeb tries to reboot his campaign to reassure voters that he is tough and ready, he ends up tripping over his own shoelaces.

Nov 04 08:23

What is the Million Mask March?

The Million Mask March, where anti-establishment protesters don Guy Fawkes masks in hundreds of cities around the world, has been described as “the largest world protest”, at least by its own website.

It is organised by Anonymous, the anarchic ‘hacktivist’ network linked with cyber-attacks against governments including the US and Israel, multi-national corporations such as PayPal and Visa, child porn websites, the Church of Scientology, the British National Party and defenders of media copyright, among others.

The movement is also closely identified with the Occupy protests, Wikileaks, and the Arab Spring.

Nov 04 08:22

School students clash with police outside Greek parliament

Thousands of high school students gathered in front of the Greek parliament in Athens on Monday to protest against proposed cuts to education. A small group of protesters clashed with police, throwing rocks at the officers, who fired stun grenades. The rally came after government cuts to the budget allocated for education and for improving conditions for study were revealed.

Nov 04 08:21

Secret Pentagon Report Reveals US "Created" ISIS As A "Tool" To Overthrow Syria's President Assad

And while speculation was rife that just like the CIA-funded al Qaeda had been used as a facade by the US to achieve its own geopolitical and national interests over the past two decades, so ISIS was nothing more than al Qaeda 2.0, there was no actual evidence of just this.

That may all have changed now when a declassified secret US government document obtained by the public interest law firm, Judicial Watch, shows that Western governments deliberately allied with al-Qaeda and other Islamist extremist groups to topple Syrian dictator Bashir al-Assad.

According to investigative reporter Nafeez Ahmed in Medium, the "leaked document reveals that in coordination with the Gulf states and Turkey, the West intentionally sponsored violent Islamist groups to destabilize Assad, despite anticipating that doing so could lead to the emergence of an ‘Islamic State’ in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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Nov 04 08:17

Secret Cable Reveals US Plan To Overthrow Assad By Exploiting "Extremist Groups"

But even as the world begins gradually to come around to the idea that the US and the West might well have had a role in supporting many of the rebel groups that are currently fighting for control of Syria, the notion that Washington might have intentionally started the Syrian civil war by provoking Sunni extremists (among other tactics) is still seen by many as too horrific a possibility to take seriously. Unfortunately - as a declassified secret US government document obtained by the public interest law firm Judicial Watch (profiled here) suggested earlier this year - it's highly likely that the US intentionally destabilized the Assad regime in pursuit of Washington’s geopolitical interests. That deliberate destabilization has now led to hundreds of thousands of deaths and untold human suffering.

Nov 04 08:16

Illinois police officer whose death started major manhunt committed suicide – report

US authorities are set to announce that the Illinois police lieutenant, Joseph Gliniewicz, whose death sparked a four-day manhunt in September, in fact killed himself.

The news emerged from an unidentified official who spoke to AP ahead of a Wednesday news conference on the issue.

Nov 04 08:14

Why did Amnesty say one thing in English and another in Hebrew?

A week ago, Amnesty International published a report on Israel’s summary executions of Palestinians.

As The Electronic Intifada reported, the human rights group said it had “documented in depth at least four incidents in which Palestinians were deliberately shot dead by Israeli forces when they posed no imminent threat to life, in what appear to have been extrajudicial executions.”

It examined the killings of teenagers Saad al-Atrash, Dania Irsheid, Fadi Alloun and Hadil Hashlamoun.

“In some cases,” Amnesty said, “the person shot was left bleeding to death on the ground and was not given prompt medical assistance, in violation of the prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment.”

Amnesty published an Arabic-language release of its report that is faithful to the English version.

Yet the no-holds-barred report was considerably softened for the organizations’s much shorter Hebrew press release (translation below).

Nov 04 08:13

Silver lining in US Congress debate on Palestinian “incitement”

But while this may appear to be one more addition to the never-ending list of congressional efforts backing Israel to the hilt, a number of silver linings emerged.

The resolution attracted only 71 cosponsors (42 Republicans and 29 Democrats). Similar resolutions in the past have easily attracted 200 to 300 cosponsors. This resolution was hardly rushed to the floor for a vote. It was introduced in June and members had ample opportunity to demonstrate their support for it prior to the vote.

Despite New York Democrat Eliot Engel pleading his case that “Israel has much bipartisan support in this Congress, and we intend to keep it this way,” his argument was unconvincing. Only one other Democratic spoke in favor of the resolution.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Next election, we need to clean the Congress of everyone who spends their time serving Israel instead of serving the American people!

Nov 04 08:11

Refugee camp bids farewell to another young martyr

Najiyeh Zawahreh in the occupied West Bank’s Dheisheh refugee camp has spent much of the four decades since her marriage visiting her family in prison.

Her husband Ibrahim was repeatedly jailed in the 1970s and ’80s for his affiliation with the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and his involvement in resistance to the Israeli occupation.

The same two charges would later be used to imprison many of the couple’s children.

A mother of nine, five of Najiyeh’s children have been imprisoned at least once by Israel. Two have been injured during confrontations with Israeli soldiers.

Nov 04 08:10

Syria War Video

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This video purports to be ISIS fighting the Syrian Army in Aleppo, but frankly the body language and lack of return fire suggests this is actually a video of a training exercise.

Nov 04 08:04

Even Retailers Suffering As Americans Too Poor to Shop: “Everyone Is Broke Except the 1%”

Welcome to the "changing income landscape" in America... a "seismic shift" where the middle class has disappeared.

The disappearing middle class is challenging many major American brands.

“We think that consumer bifurcation has been an important driver,” Hershey CEO John Bilbrey said, referring to the growing gap between upper-income and lower-income consumers.

Read more at SHTFplan.com

Nov 04 08:02

Minnesota state auditor prepares legal fight over her duties

Otto's office has paid nearly $107,000 to a private Minneapolis law firm preparing for a potential lawsuit. She said she has not decided whether to sue after House Republicans pushed through a measure, approved by the Democratic-controlled Senate and signed into law by Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, that allows some counties to hire private accounting firms instead of paying Otto's office to audit their books.

Xmas w/o borders

Nov 04 08:00

EU and NATO Set to Destabilize Russia by Anti-Putin Propaganda Operation

EU, US and NATO are preparing a media offensive against Russia inside Russia. The alliance aim to operate propaganda against the Russian government. This will also reduce the likelihood that independent media will thrive in Russia.

Nov 04 08:00

Ted Cruz aide's firm targets McCain, prompting tensions with GOP

A firm owned by Cruz's campaign manager has been hired to help take out Sen. John McCain in his GOP primary, inflaming tensions with party leaders that have grown more pronounced since the Texas firebrand announced his presidential campaign earlier this year.

Nov 04 07:59

Top economist: Markets are manipulated by clowns in central banks

I had the good fortune to sit down with Dr. Marc Faber, Economist and Market Forecaster, publisher of GloomBoomDoom Report to discuss the current state of economic affairs from a global perspective. We touched on the failures and criminality that have become

Nov 04 07:56

A “Zero Tolerance” Police State

It seems like a new shocking police abuse video sweeps the nation almost every week. These viral videos help bring a small dose of accountability to government employees. And they don’t like it one bit.

The unjustified violence isn’t what really upsets them. They’re upset because they can’t operate with near total impunity anymore. The Internet and proliferation of smartphones have made it much harder for the government and mainstream media to sweep inconvenient incidents under the rug.

This is why some states, most notoriously Florida, are abusing outdated eavesdropping laws to harass people who attempt to film the police.

Nov 04 07:55

Second Investigation Launched By UN Over Britain’s Treatment Of The Poor

The United Kingdom became the first country to face a high-level inquiry by the United Nations committee responsible for oversight of disability rights into charges of “grave or systemic violations” of disabled people’s rights – an investigation which provoked “fury” among Tory MPs. The committee has the power to launch an inquiry if it receives “reliable information” that such violations have been committed by a country signed up to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its optional protocol. Which it did. This is one investigation focusing on one set of reports of probable abuse by government of its citizens.

Nov 04 07:53

Hamas says Britain must apologize for Balfour Declaration carving up Palestine

Palestinian political Islamists Hamas have demanded Britain apologize for agreeing to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine in 1917, a move experts say had “profound and pervasive” consequences for those who lived there.

Hamas released its statement Monday to coincide with the 98th anniversary of the declaration. It claimed the 1917 agreement between then British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour and influential Jewish community leader Baron Walter Rothschild is now null and void.

Nov 04 07:04

The Tools Collectivists Use To Gain Power

By Brandon Smith

While many divisions within our society are arbitrary or engineered, there is one division that represents perhaps the most pervasive and important conflict of our time; the division between collectivists and individualists...

Nov 04 06:47

Takata Airbag Update:

Takata Airbag Update: Honda To Stop Using Takata Inflaters In Newer Models After US Fine

Nov 04 06:40

Payback's A Bitch! Ron Paul Endorses Donald Trump For President

HANNITY: First of all, before you say what I think you're going to say, did you check in with your Senator son - the presidential candidate - who I guess everyone is telling him to give it up, drop out of the race?

PAUL: "Well, you know, my first choice had always been my son. He campaigned for me when he was eleven years old, as Rand always says. He's still my first pick. But, you know, now that it's clearly game over for Rand, tonight, I'm happy to announce that I'm going to be supporting Donald Trump... "Also, truth be told, Rand and I disagree on a number of things. Bradley Jenner, I mean Manning, the Confederate flag (I love it, Rand says it's a "symbol of murder!) and Palestine. I wonder why they're never mentioned while Ran demonizes them with Jewish billionaires! I think there's been too many Palestinians killed while Rand thinks they're the ones doing the killing.. It all a bit to much. It's Trump time."

Nov 03 19:25

French cartoonist Zeon arrested for anti-Zionist work

The French cartoonist Zeon was [arrested] Tuesday morning … by four police officers of the Brigade of Repression of Delinquency People (BRDP).

[At 7am] four police officers woke the cartoonist to take him before the judge to the High Court Instance of Paris. A complaint appears to have been filed by the BNVCA (National Bureau of Vigilance against Anti-Semitism).

The complaint seems to refer to the drawing – for which Zeon had yet been released last year by the 17th chamber – representing a balance and unbalanced weight of several historical crimes, but also for another drawing, which was not retained by the prosecutor at the trial, representing a Palestinian child stabbed by a Israel-shaped knife.

The judge has indicted the designer of incitement to racial, religious hatred, by speech, writing, picture or means of electronic communication. Zeon refused to answer his questions. He was set free in late morning.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This from the same nation that declared the following as protected free speech!

Nov 03 19:22

The TPP, Internet censorship, and Trudeau's first big test as prime minister

Despite vowing to release the full text before the election, Trade Minister Ed Fast reneged on his promise only days later, leaving Canadians without an opportunity to judge for themselves if the trumped-up benefits of the TPP are truly there at all.

For an example of just how bad the TPP is for Canadians, let's take a look at the Intellectual Property (IP) chapter. For years, digital rights experts the world over have been calling it "one of the worst global threats to the Internet."

The previous government assured Canadians that the TPP's changes to copyright law are "fully consistent with Canadian law and policy." But only days after the announcement by trade ministers, the final version of the IP chapter was leaked -- and it's even worse than we could have imagined.

We know now that Canadians will see copyright terms extended by 20 years, robbing the public domain and snatching what experts estimate will be hundreds of millions of dollars out of our pockets every year.

Nov 03 19:21

World War 3 Closer Than You Might Think. Michael Rivero - November 3, 2015

Nov 03 19:07

Hillary Clinton And The Funding of Al-Qaeda Terrorists In Libya And Syria

By Brandon Turbeville

Picking up where the Benghazi scandal left off, it cannot be stated often enough that Hillary Clinton, in her tenure as Secretary of State, was instrumental in helping to fund, organize, train, and direct al-Qaeda terrorist forces in Libya and Syria...

Nov 03 18:58

Before the US was demasculated

The 80s were the best time for a boy to grow up