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PROTESTS/REVOLUTION

Jul 29 14:03

No One Can Stop Her… And She Knows It: “This Election Won’t Be Fair”

In a fair election, my best estimate is that Donald Trump would win in a landslide.

But this election will not be fair. In fact, few of them are.

Read more at SHTF

Jul 29 12:58

Neocon Schizophrenia

A friend recently observed to me that it is ironic that the neoconservatives, whose bottom line foreign policy issue is the uncritical support of Israel, should be obsessed with constantly confronting and goading Russia even though Tel Aviv and Moscow get along just fine. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has traveled to Russia three times in the past year and he and President Vladimir Putin reportedly understand each other very well.

Jul 29 12:08

Protesters Clash With Police Outside DNC As Obama Praises Clinton As ‘Most Qualified’ Candidate

President Obama praises the Democrat’s nominee Hillary Clinton, to succeed him in the White House.

Jul 29 09:50

Hundreds Of Sanders Delegates Walk Off Convention Floor In Protest Of “Rigged” Election

The historic night marking the first nomination of a woman on a major party’s presidential ticket was not without protest.

Jul 29 09:35

Is This the Future of Bernie's Revolution?

A small, progressive political party is in Philadelphia looking to capitalize on his movement.

As the fractured Democratic National Convention gradually unified behind Hillary Clinton over the course of the week, Bernie Sanders' frustrated supporters were left to wonder what was next for their would-be political revolution. An obscure political party thinks it has the answer.

Leaders of the Working Families Party, a progressive party backed by labor unions and community activists, were in Philadelphia this week to make the case to Sanders supporters that the WFP should carry the torch.>>>

(*The introductory line of this article; "As the fractured Democratic National Convention..." is a tribute to The Bernie Revolution .)

Jul 29 04:37

“Don’t Cry For Us Syria … The Truth is We Shall Never Leave You!”

“Don’t cry for us Syria” has recently become a motto/logo of sorts for many physically and psychologically brutalized youth around this ancient land. They are the youngsters who represent a new generation of Syrians, many of whom were born in this century. It is into their patriotic hands that Syria’s Torch has been passed.

Jul 29 04:22

Brexit Boost for Scotland's Wacky War of Independence

A month on from the Brexit vote and Scotland's EU-smitten First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, continues to stamp her foot in frustration. But hopefully, after her frantic tour of European capitals pleading for Scotland to remain a vassal of the EU one way or another, the absurdity of her stance is beginning to dawn on her. She's a little less strident, a touch more subdued

Jul 28 22:44

Hillary Selected at DNC: 1984, Part 2

We all knew Hillary was coming, but watching this all happen in real life is like going to see the movie Jurassic Park at the theater, then getting eaten by a velociraptor on the way to your car afterward.?

Jul 28 18:53

Chris Hedges: Saudi Wahhabism a Tool of U.S. Foreign Policy

With terrorist attacks from Bangladesh to Saudi Arabia to Baghdad, and of course many other places in the world, the news of the day is all about ISIS. This gets reported in a very isolated way, without much historical context at all. This Wahhabism, extreme, radical Islam, whatever terminology you want to use, the thing that doesn't get said very often is to what extent this was all a tool of US foreign policy and for decades

Jul 28 17:47

FOOLING MOST OF THE PEOPLE MOST OF THE TIME IS WHAT AMERICAN POLITICS ARE ABOUT, EVEN WHEN IT COMES TO THE THREAT OF NUCLEAR WAR

Nuclear war, just as with any other kind of war, can happen almost by accident through blunders and careless acts and overly-aggressive postures. Just let the blood of two sides get up enough, and an utter disaster could quickly overtake us. Constantly decreasing the possibilities for accidents and misunderstandings is a prime responsibility of every major world leader

Jul 28 16:23

Video: Arizona woman killed by officer held medical scissors

They train them to kill for non-compliance with orders. They train them to say the magic words,"I felt my life was endangered". A cops job is to bring in offenders for due process not execute summarily anyone they feel threatened by.Why did they become a cop? 15th most dangerous job in America. In the olden days the police would have slapped the medical scissors out of her hand with their billies and carted her off to jail,bruised but alive! And Native Americans are #1 on the shoot list,not blacks!

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo woman who was fatally shot by an Arizona police officer earlier this year had medical scissors in her hand as she approached the lawman, body camera video shows.

The shooting of the Navajo woman led tribal officials to urge the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the treatment of American Indians in towns that border the Navajo Nation. A Justice Department spokesman did not immediately say Wednesday whether the office planned to do so.

Jul 28 16:19

Vote for Hillary, Trump = Vote for ongoing bullshit to cover lie-started Wars of Aggression, bankster looting, no real solutions. Really, don’t you prefer demanding .01% arrests rather than voting for ongoing rogue state empire?

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A vote for Hillary or Trump is a vote to continue the following:

All the wars were started with “reasons” known to be false as they were told. We know this absolutely from now-disclosed government agency documents. Did you know?

The wars are Orwellian unlawful; not even close to legal. If there’s one law responsible citizens must know, and to honor the awful sacrifices of all our families through not one but two world wars, it’s war law. Did you know?

The reason all levels of total debt increase is a Robber Baron-era system of fundamental criminal fraud to create what we use for money as debt owed to private banks, the principals of which are the “too big to fails.” The top 20 Americans now own more than the bottom 50%, the .1% own more than the bottom 90%, and the 1% are more wealthy than the 99%. Did you know?

Jul 28 16:13

Huge ‘Election Fraud, #Wikileaks’ Banner Unfurled As Kaine Takes Stage

PHILADELPHIA — Democrats unfurled a massive banner that read “Election Fraud, #Wikileaks” as vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine took the stage Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention.

Jul 28 15:00

DNC Protesters, Police Clash; 7 Arrested Jumping Security Fence

At least seven protesters outside the Democratic National Convention were arrested after jumping a security fence and are now facing federal charges.

Seven DNC protesters face federal charges, according to David Spunt of KYW-TV, who spoke with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross.

Jul 28 13:34

#IamwithNina Sanders Supporters, Including Susan Sarandon, Danny Glover Protest Suppression At DNC

Sanders supporters including Susan Sarandon and Dany Glover rallied to express their frustration after former Ohio Senator Nina Turner, an outspoken advocate for the Vermont senator, was denied the honor of being one of his nominators at the last minute.

Jul 28 11:52

The Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Police are 15th.

1 Logging workers 110.9 78
2 Fishers and related fishing workers 80.8 22
3 Aircraft pilots and flight engineers 64 82
4 Roofers 47.4 83
5 Refuse and recyclable material collectors 35.8 27

Jul 28 11:47

'No More War!' Bernie Sanders Supporters Interrupt Panetta's Speech At DNC

Supporters of Bernie Sanders interrupted a speech being made by former defense secretary Leon Panetta at the Democratic National Convention (DNC), with delegates loudly chanting “No more war!” and “No more drones!”

Jul 28 11:47

Ten things less likely to kill you than the cops

1,208[i] people were killed by the cops in America in 2015. The number was 1,111[ii] in 2014. With 624[iii] killed so far in 2016, we're on track for 1,168 by the end of the year. Based on an average of 1,160 people killed by police per year in America, let's look at your odds of being killed by a cop relative to some other common (and not-so-common) things that might kill you.

Living in America...

You're 1.8 times more likely to be killed by a cop than by the heat.
You're 20 times more likely to be killed by a cop than by a bee, wasp, or hornet.
You're 24 times more likely to be killed by a cop than by lightning.
You're 41 times more likely to be killed by a cop than by a dog.
You're 53 times more likely to be killed by a cop than by a terrorist attack.............

Jul 28 11:42

Protesters break through security fencing outside of the DNC

Protesters broke through the security fencing outside of the Wells Fargo Center around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. FOX 29 is told one person got through the fence.

According to police, one woman was burnt when someone tried to burn a flag. Police say half a dozen to a dozen protesters have been taken into custody.

Jul 28 11:38

Over 55k Americans injured, killed by US police in just 1 yr – study

Who is the enemy of America? Russia? China? NOPE! The district of criminals is America's worst and deadliest enemy. And here is the proof!

More than 55,000 Americans were either killed or injured by US police in just one year, a new study has revealed. Most of the deaths were from fatal firearm wounds or excessive use of taser devices.
The study, titled 'Perils of police action: a cautionary tale from US data sets,' covers the year 2012 and offers greater context to the issue of police brutality, which has only grown bigger in the four years since the research.

Jul 28 10:25

Whites Ordered To Back Of Crowd At Black DNC March

The organizer of a “Black DNC Resistance March” in Philadelphia Tuesday demanded white supporters and “white media” move to back of the crowd.

“White media get to the back!” the speaker demands. “Black media come to the front!”

Jul 28 09:38

In Solidarity With Imprisoned Poet, Ashraf Fayadh

Sentenced to death on charges of apostasy and promoting atheism, Ashraf had his sentence reduced to eight years and 800 lashes.

Jul 28 06:50

Protesters set Israeli flag on fire outside Democratic convention

Protesters have set the Israeli flag on fire during a rally outside the venue of the Democratic National Convention underway in the US city of Philadelphia. The protesters chanted pro-Palestine slogans. Other demonstrators, rallying outside the venue of the convention, waved Palestinian flags.

Jul 27 14:49

TO PARAPHRASE CHURCHILL, TURKEY RIGHT NOW IS A RIDDLE WRAPPED IN A MYSTERY INSIDE AN ENIGMA

Events in Turkey just become stranger with each passing day.

We now have Middle Eastern and Persian sources, cited by Russian and German papers, that Russia’s security agencies overheard helicopter radio transmissions by the coup participants, and President Putin warned Erdogan about what was happening, likely saving his skin.

Jul 27 12:13

‘Merkel Must Go!’: Slogan Gains Ground After Wave Of Attacks In Germany

Four horrific attacks in just one week have shocked Germany. It’s now been confirmed that TWO of the assaults were carried out by Islamic State sympathizers.

Jul 27 11:45

The Ghosts Of Direct Action

In early 2009 I was walking away from a compound a platoon from the Second Ranger Battalion had just assaulted when a staff sergeant I knew held up something in the dark. I couldn’t tell exactly what it was.

Jul 27 10:47

Chaos On Convention Floor: Protests, Boos And Chants Of "Bernie" Mark Opening Of DNC

The tumultuous opening of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia began one day after Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned following the release of nearly 20,000 emails revealing how the Democratic Party favored Hillary Clinton and worked behind the scenes to discredit and defeat Bernie Sanders.

Jul 27 10:05

WATCH: Bernie Sanders Delegates Walk Out At DNC Convention (VIDEO)

(*I'm not sure about the video the header boasts , but there's a good shot of all the empty seats , and it linked up to these two videos . and there's some comments .)

Jul 27 09:17

CONFIRMED: AMIDST SHARPENING CRISIS, POROSHENKO AND CO. HAVE LEFT UKRAINE

Everything is getting hotter in Ukraine. Alexander Turchynov is speaking of martial law. Pavel Sheremet was murdered in Kiev. The situation in Donbass has escalated. Meanwhile, Minister of Internal Affairs head Avakov has left on vacation. So has Kiev Mayor Klitchko. And not only them.

As sources in the Ukrainian Ministry of Transport have relayed to PolitNavigator, on July 22nd in the late evening, a private Golfstream 200 plane (tail number Te-PRM) with President Poroshenko on board departed Kiev International Airport for Malaga, Spain. As Ukrainian media have repeatedly written, Poroshenko has a villa near Malaga.

The president’s departure and his absence in the capital have not been publicized. The President, however, is even issuing instructions from his Spanish estate. On Monday, for example, he instructed the Prime Minister and Mayor of Kiev to strengthen security measures for public safety.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One has to wonder; is a real, people-driven revolution about to foment in Ukraine to the point where the current government believes it has no choice other than to cut and run?!?

The actions of these leaders seem to suggest that might be in the offing, and sooner rather than later!!

Jul 27 08:49

Haitian Immigrants at DNC: "Wake Up! Hillary Belongs in Jail!"

Jul 27 08:43

DNC Violated Impartial Pledge to Sanders Supporters - Delegate

"The head of the Democratic National Committee [Wasserman Schultz] violated her pledge of being impartial so many people were upset," Bauer-Mayorga stated on Tuesday. "I’ve heard people say, ‘we’re not going to take this lying down, we have to make some protest.’"

Jul 27 08:38

‘Mothers Of The Movement’: DNC Guests Spark Trending Twitter War Over Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter gained prominent attention at the Democratic National Convention when seven mothers of infamously slain victims, including Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, took the stage. Known as the “Mothers of the Movement,” they became a Twitter trend, but not necessarily thanks to supporters.

Jul 27 08:37

TINDER BOX IN PHILLY=> Protesters Storm DNC Media Tent – TORCH FENCE – Thugs WITH BASEBALL BATS Heading To Convention

Two U-Haul Trucks Loaded with thugs with baseball bats is heading to the DNC—

Two U-Haul pick up trucks loaded with people, potentially armed with baseball bats, heading toward Broad and Packer #DNCinPHL #DemsInPhilly

— DNC Scanner (@DNC_Scanner) July 27, 2016

Pick-up trucks heading south in the northbound lanes, with water bottles, signs and coolers #DNCinPHL #DemsInPhilly

— DNC Scanner (@DNC_Scanner) July 27, 2016

Jul 27 08:00

Sanders endorses War Criminal Clinton for US President; rejects opportunity for true leadership with ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ OBVIOUS facts of Clinton election fraud, e-mail felonies, Wars of Aggression to embrace, bond, and join the criminals

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“In my view, it’s easy to ‘boo’ but it’s harder to look your kids in the face living under a Donald Trump presidency!” ~ Bernie Sanders, July 26, 2016 speech at DNC

Bernie Sanders lied to the American public and world-wide victims of US empire by providing a false choice between Left and Right arms of one criminal political body of .01% oligarchs. The only rational, responsible, and legal response for Americans is to demand arrests of such oligarchs rather than vote them into power for ongoing Wars of Aggression and related crimes of empire. This article will explain, document, and prove these claims with Emperor’s New Clothes ease to point to obvious and objective facts anyone can see who cares to look.

Presidential candidate Trump's endorsement of War Crimes is equal reason to arrest him for incitement to murder (war-murder and/or genocide). One sentence of summary from detailed documentation:

Jul 27 07:58

Gestapo In The USA: FCC Intimidates Press and Kills Free Speech at 5G Rollout

By Josh del Sol

In a public meeting at FCC headquarters on July 14, the agency which once served the people instead acted like tyrannical thugs, in an escalating series of remarkable events...

Jul 27 07:08

WHEN YOU REALIZE "A BUGS LIFE" WAS TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING

Jul 27 06:33

Hundreds of Sanders supporters walk out after Clinton nominated

After filing out of the arena they entered the press tent in search of obliging cameras, eventually taking over a tent and triggering a lockdown, with even credentialed media denied access from outside, according to multiple reports.

"The whole world is watching," they chanted. Then, "She lied, she cheated, she stole our votes."

Cops streamed in after them and shut the doors. Rifle-armed Secret Service agents watched with binoculars as a police helicopter circled overhead.

Jul 27 06:09

After Clinton Along With The DNC Stole Nomination, Protests Continued: Chants Of ‘the DNC Has Got To Go!’

After Clinton won nomination, protests continued: Chants of ‘the DNC has got to go!’

(*Bull$#!^ ! )

Jul 27 05:58

Protesters Rage Against the DNC: “Hillary Didn’t Get the Nomination. The Nomination Was Stolen”

Corruption is officially “in” at the DNC as Hillary Clinton has secured her place on the Democratic party ticket, despite a huge wave of discontent at the convention among dissatisfied and outraged Bernie delegates and supporters.

Read more at SHTFplan

Jul 26 17:08

The Latest: As Clinton Claims Nomination, Protests Continue

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Protesters are chanting "... the DNC has got to go!"

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Jul 26 16:16

Dems have problems with Clinton candidacy

DNC 2016: Demonstrators demonstrate Dems have problems with Clinton candidacy

Most of the demonstrators I talked to had come a long way to show their support for second-place finisher Sanders.
kaine.JPGThis protester's call for removing moderate Sen. Tim Kaine as the vice-presidential candidate was typical of sentiment among Sanders supportersPaul Mulshine

When I got talking to a guy from Maine, he expressed a view common among the crowd: This is not an end; it's a beginning.

"The internet has changed everything," he said. "You don't know what's going to happen 10 days from now."
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One woman from Vermont who watched the first night's festivities on TV told me she was upset with the condescending attitude toward Sanders supporters that she heard from the stage.

She was particularly upset by a comment from comedian Sarah Silverman.
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Among the most interesting was a longhaired guy with tattoos who was riding a bicycle and carrying a cardboard sign reading "No more profit war."

A peacenik hippie?

Hardly. When I got talking to Joe Booth of Pittsburgh it turned out he knew quite a bit about the subject of war. He'd been part of a Philadelphia-based National Guard unit that was deployed to Iraq in 2004.
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"I saw a lot of civilians doing jobs the military can do," he said. "When I came home my eyes were opened."

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Jul 26 16:11

Mourning And Resistance In Kashmir

In Kashmir, the killing days are here again. In 2010, Indian forces shot and killed more than 135 unarmed civilians. Nearly half of them were teenagers, and the youngest was eight years old. This year, using “non-lethal” pellets fired into the face at close range, Indian paramilitaries are blinding them as well. The death toll stands at 50. The number of those critically injured or blinded by the pellets is over 150, and the total number of the injured is in the thousands. The youngest victims this time are three- and four-year olds.

Jul 26 16:00

US Police Clash With Bernie Sanders Supporters At DNC

US police have clashed with supporters of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) amid continued protests regarding the Democratic Party’s bias against Sanders.

Jul 26 15:59

Assange: Why I Created WikiLeaks’ Searchable Database Of 30,000 Emails From Clinton’s Private Server

In March, WikiLeaks launched a searchable archive for over 30000 emails & email attachments sent to and from Hillary Clinton.

Jul 26 15:39

Sanders Backers Revolt On Raucous Opening Day At U.S. Democratic Convention

Supporters of Bernie Sanders disrupted the first day of the Democratic convention on Monday, repeatedly chanting and booing mentions of Hillary Clinton’s name as the party’s hopes for a show of unity dissolved into frequent chaos.

Speakers in the convention’s first hours struggled to carry out business as angry Sanders supporters roared their disapproval, drawing a deafening response from Clinton delegates.

Jul 26 14:40

4, 6, 2-minute videos: ‘We the People’ finding voice at Dem convention? Booing Hillary at every opportunity for e-mails, War Crimes, constant lying. Facts are ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ obvious for anyone caring to look

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TRUTHstreammedia’s brilliant 4-minutes of convention participants voicing opposition to Hillary Clinton for e-mails scandals, War Crimes, and stealing primaries:

Abby Martin’s sharp 6-minute summary with Joe Rogan on her War Crimes:

War Crimes trump, so to speak, her obvious federal felony violations of operating a private government through her personal e-mail while Secretary of State. She lies continuously about these facts, including that she received and sent classified and confidential information. Top 5 criminal lies by Hillary Clinton in two minutes:

InvestmentWatch’s “The Juiciest Leaks so far”:

Jul 26 13:39

US public education: Bullshit to train stupefied work animals. Most ‘food’ is crap, campuses decrepit, students appropriately uninspired by bullshit (11 of 12)

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Three related topics to academics that contribute to public education being bullshit:

So-called “food” served in most public schools is repulsive and not anything a rational and educated person would ever want to eat.
Most school campuses suffer from “deferred maintenance” that causes decrepit conditions that communicate profound problems to our children.
The entirety of academics, food, and facilities all produce uninspired children; appropriate to becoming work animals.

1: So-called “food”:

“Hungry children can’t learn. Malnourished children can’t think. We have to stop killing our kids with chemicals. We have to feed them real food… If we take one week off of war and diabetes costs, we can double the amount we spend to feed our children.” ~ Chef Ann Cooper on public education school lunches

Please take two minutes to consider the quality of food served our children in this trailer for Lunch Hour:

Jul 26 10:59

Prohibition is Over! First GOP Poll to Show Majority Support for Full Marijuana Legalization

By Steven Maxwell

Prohibition of cannabis is over. It may not be legally over yet, but in the minds of men and women, it’s over.

A new YouGov poll shows a new record high of Americans now support the legalization of marijuana by a widening gap...

Jul 26 10:57

In Signal to Military, Hillary Clinton Picks Senator Tim Kaine as Running Mate

In selecting Kaine, Clinton is making clear that she plans on running a right-wing, pro-war campaign targeted at winning over the military and sections of the Republican Party dissatisfied with Trump, and particularly with the Republican candidate’s attitude toward Russia. Clinton also wanted to repudiate any association with the issues of social inequality that motivated the widespread support for her main rival in the primaries, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

Kaine is among the most hawkish figures among Senate Democrats. As governor of Virginia from 2006 to 2010, Kaine oversaw billions of dollars in cuts to the state budget. The state of Virginia is a major center for the military and defense industry, and is home to the Pentagon and the headquarters of the CIA.

Between 2009 and 2011, Kaine served as the head of the Democratic National Committee, the leadership body of the Democratic Party. He is close to Wall Street, having recently backed measures to deregulate banks.

Jul 26 10:43

The Class Inversion of American Politics Accelerates

Donald Trump’s Republicans are becoming the party of blue-collar white voters, as college-educated white voters slip away.

The reshaping of the two parties’ coalitions under the blast-force pressure of Donald Trump’s iconoclastic candidacy may reach unprecedented heights in 2016, the first polls released after the GOP convention suggest.

National surveys released on Monday by CBS and CNN/ORC show the gap between the preferences of whites with and without a college education in the 2016 presidential race soaring to a level unmatched in any recent election. In both surveys, Donald Trump has opened a commanding lead over Hillary Clinton among whites without a college degree. But even after Trump’s own convention, the two surveys show him running no better than even, or slightly behind, among whites with at least a four-year degree.

This sharp divergence intensifies a trend that I’ve called the “class inversion”—the shift since the 1960s of working-class whites from the Democratic Party to the Republican, and the parallel movement of more white-collar whites from the GOP to the Democrats since the 1980s.>>>

Jul 26 08:03

Bernie Sanders Has Lost Control of His Political Revolution

Sanders supporters continue to protest the Democratic convention, even as the Senator urges them to support Clinton

TIME: It was supposed to be the night the Democratic Party finally exorcised its demons. Instead, on a sultry, hot day in Philadelphia, the long-simmering disillusionment of Bernie Sanders supporters erupted into anger. And not even the Senator himself could calm them.

A day of protests, booing and open dissent on Monday at the Democratic convention threatened to derail the party’s moment in the spotlight, exposing the fault lines that have divided the Democrats throughout the contentious primary between Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Inside the DNC convention hall, Sanders’ delegates shouted “Bernie! Bernie!” booed Clinton surrogates and even briefly broke into the “Lock Her Up!” chant favored by Donald Trump supporters.

One thing became clear: Sanders, who has spent the past 15 months condemning a “rigged system” and lambasting Clinton’s Establishment credentials, has conjured a spirit of resentment that he can’t dispel.>>>>

Jul 26 07:58

50+ handcuffed at DNC as thousands protest Clinton’s nomination (VIDEO)

Dozens of protesters have been detained in Philadelphia as thousands rally against Hillary Clinton’s official nomination. Protesters have also staged a sit-in to block delegates from entering the Wells Fargo Center, where the Democratic National Convention is being held.

Jul 26 07:57

Thousands of anti-fracking activists rally in Philadelphia, US

Thousands of anti-fracking campaigners took to the streets of Philadelphia on Sunday, a day ahead of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) that is to take place there.

Jul 25 17:25

Cell 411 Is An Activist’s Best Friend

By Derrick Broze

As more activists begin to look beyond the political arena for solutions, technology is playing a greater role in organizing and building community networks...

Jul 25 15:50

Sanders Supporters Want Clinton Behind Bars, Too

Bernie Sanders Supporters Want Hillary Rodham Clinton Behind Bars, Too

Republican supporters chanted "lock her up" towards presumptive Democratic Party nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Republican National Convention and now many Democrats also want Clinton behind bars.

On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, Bernie Sanders supporters are furious.

According to the Wall Street Journal:

"At a lively Sunday march in support of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, chants of “lock her up,” “Hillary for Prison” signs and t-shirts and calls for indictment were common among the most ardent supporters of Mr. Sanders."
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Bernie Sanders addressed the issue on CNN:>>>

Jul 25 14:42

The times they are a changing: Brexit, Trump and lots of anger

Graham Peebles argues that despite the turmoil that is breaking the sclerotic political moulds in the US, UK and elsewhere, "these are wonderful times for democracy and politics" which will lead to fundamental social and economic change.

Jul 25 13:43

SIGN OF THE TIMES: RIOT CONTROL GEAR SALES ARE SOARING GLOBALLY

If you pay attention to the news at all, it probably seems like the world has been fraying at the edges lately. In South America, Brazil’s economy is crumbling and Venezuela is on the verge of collapse. In the United States, riots are expectedat political conventions. In Europe, the Brexit vote is threatening to tear apart the EU and the UK. And all over the world, people are becoming sick and tired of the status quo. In nearly every single country, people are losing their faith in major institutions and, in increasing numbers, they are losing their trust in the financial and political elitists who run those institutions.

Jul 25 12:41

The AR-15: Americans' Best Defense Against Terror and Crime

Jul 25 09:03

Does Hillary Get It?

Does Hillary Clinton understand that the biggest divide in American politics is no longer between the right and the left, but between the anti-establishment and the establishment?

I worry she doesn’t – at least not yet.

Jul 25 08:11

SAS troops poised to EVACUATE Britons from Turkey amid fear of SECOND military coup

With fears rebels could be about to try to overthrow the government for a second time, which is likely to result in a Turkish civil war, troops have moved into neighbouring Cyprus and are preparing a rescue mission to save stranded Britons.

Defence chiefs have drawn up emergency plans and fully armed soldiers, together with members of the Special Forces Support Group, are ready to fly into areas popular with tourists and help families get home safely.

Hundreds of jets, helicopters and other aircraft will be drafted in to help the estimated 50,000 Brits flee the danger.

The troops will be cleared to open fire if local rebels threaten to intervene.

One senior defence source told the Daily Star Sunday: “Turkey is on the brink. If there is another coup attempt then civil war will follow. If that happens there will be a major international crisis.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Forgive me, but how is this different from an outright invasion of a sovereign country, unless the details of the evacuation are planned in concert with the Turkish government?!?

And looking at British logistics here, the short answer is, "Not at all!!"

Jul 25 07:39

PA Man Arrested and Jailed for Flying a Flag Upside Down Gets $55,000

By Matt Agorist

A man from central Pennsylvania was kidnapped by police and deprived of his rights for doing nothing more than hanging an American flag upside down on his own property. Joshua Brubaker has since settled a civil rights lawsuit against the city for more than $55,000.

The Altoona Mirror reports Friday that supervisors in Allegheny Township, Blair County, have approved letting their insurance company pay the money to Joshua Brubaker.

In May of 2014, Brubaker said he was standing up for his American Indian heritage when he hung the upside down flag outside of his home with the letters AIM spray painted on it. AIM stands for American Indian Movement...

Jul 25 06:06

Clinton saddened by GOP's 'lock her up' chants

Hillary Clinton says the chants of "lock her up" at last week's Republican National Convention made her feel "very sad."

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Jul 25 05:21

Clinton Opposition Outside Convention

Outside the Democratic convention, opposition to Clinton makes itself heard

PHILADELPHIA - Republicans who dislike Donald Trump were mostly discreet at last week's nominating convention. They grumbled in private conversations, expressed their unease through hand gestures, or jeered a procedural call by party brass.

It's noisier on the left.

The progressive brigade that refuses to march behind Hillary Clinton is loud, proud and in the streets at the Democratic convention. What was ostensibly a march for climate change Sunday included plenty of T-shirts for her primary opponent Bernie Sanders, for the Green party's Jill Stein, and little discernible trace of support for her.

In fact, there appeared to be a greater number of anti-Clinton protest signs like, "Not With Her," and "Never Hillary," in a visual demonstration of the challenge ahead for Clinton in uniting progressive voters.

That difficulty was underscored inside the official convention too. The party chair who supports Clinton was forced to resign, pushed out by the leak of emails showing an institutional bias during the primaries.>>>

Jul 25 04:15

Sanders Backers March Against Clinton

Bernie Sanders Backers March Against Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — A large, impassioned crowd of Bernie Sanders supporters — chanting “Hell, no, D.N.C., we won’t vote for Hillary” — marched on Sunday afternoon to the site of the Democratic National Convention, promising a week in which the party’s divisions will be on vivid display in the streets.

More than 1,000 people from as far as Seattle and Florida participated in the first of what are expected to be many Sanders rallies during the convention, which formally begins Monday.>>>

Jul 24 18:12

13-minute video: Hillary Clinton a threat to all humanity; the only rational, legal, responsible citizen move is her arrest for OBVIOUS crimes in war, looting, lying (and don’t vote for Trump)

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GlobalReasearchTV’s sharp 13-minute video to detail lie-started and illegal Wars of Aggression, threats for further wars, and serial lying:

Hillary Clinton belongs in prison for her principal roles in ongoing lie-started and illegal Wars of Aggression as a vocal US Senator, the top US representative with other nations as Secretary of State, and two-time presidential candidate.

These crimes (as well as running a rogue State Department with illegal and non-secure e-mails she lies about) are Emperor’s New Clothes obvious for anyone caring to look:

All US reasons for war on Afghanistan, Iraq, threats for war on Iran, and support for Israel’s war on Gaza were known to be false as they were told.
US armed attacks and ongoing wars are the Orwellian opposite of legal. After two world wars with US-led treaties, these are Wars of Aggression and Crimes Against Humanity, with the UK and Israel equally guilty with their “leaderships.”

Jul 24 15:55

Eric Trump’s full speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention

“To whom much is given, much will be required.

“This is the very belief that made my father make this great sacrifice.
“To run for the most powerful yet unforgiving office in the world.

“There is no greater calling….

“Vote for the candidate who can’t be bought, sold, purchased, coerced, intimidated or steered from the path that is right, and just and true….

“To the veteran tuning into this speech from his or her hospital, whose been ignored and disrespected by an ungrateful system, my father is running for you….

“Vote for the one candidate who does not need this job.”

— Eric Trump, son of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, spoke Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Jul 24 15:47

Democratic convention draws thousands of protesters to Philadelphia

Thousands of demonstrators took to the sweltering streets of Philadelphia on Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic national convention.

The group of about a dozen marchers walked on sidewalks from near the convention site up toward the Liberty Bell. One played This Land is Your Land on bagpipes as the group weaved around people eating brunch at sidewalk cafes and others walking dogs.

Jul 24 15:43

Sign of the Times: Riot Control Gear Sales Are Soaring Globally

Clearly, the people who are in the know are getting ready for something big. The elitists who run the governments of the world are hunkering down. They’re preparing their police forces to deal with widespread civil unrest, and they preparing to protect themselves as well. The only question that remains is, are you ready?

Jul 24 15:39

Jill Stein Just BLASTED the DNC Over Leaked Emails

“This latest revelation from WikiLeaks underscores how much the media is in bed with the DNC to circle the wagons around Hillary,” Stein told US Uncut in a phone interview. “The corruption and underhanded tactics and deception and conspiratorial efforts to silence Bernie and delegitimize him — I mean, welcome to the Green Party. This is what we’ve been up against forever.”

“The leaked DNC emails are the smoking gun that the Democratic establishment was rigging the game against Bernie the whole time,” Stein said in a press release issued by her campaign. “Instead of running the process impartially and letting the voters decide, top Democratic officials were doing all they could to ensure a Clinton victory, including collusion with journalists to present a pro-Clinton, anti-Sanders narrative.”

Jul 24 15:31

CHARMING! Mike Pence – Paul Ryan intro – Republican National Convention

Mike Pence rallies crowd behind Trump, takes on Hillary Clinton:

Hillary Clinton, Secretary of status quo, looking for another title ?

“HILLARY CLINTON WILL NEVER BECOME PRESIDENT OF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” – MIKE PENCE

Jul 24 14:33

‘Unconstitutional’: Civil Liberties Group Takes On Copyright Rules

Arguing that rules under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act are unconstitutional, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is challenging the US government on behalf of two plaintiffs.

Jul 24 12:09

Zionism goes from bad to worse, taking Judaism with it

Lawrence Davidson explains why in the eyes of increasing numbers, Israel is seen as a pariah state, and argues that the behaviour of its rabbinical officialdom may have already thrown its religious establishment into similar disgrace.

Jul 24 09:35

IN FIRST "EMERGENCY" DECREE, ERDOGAN SHUTS DOWN THOUSANDS OF HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS, CHARITIES

With the failed/staged Turkish coup quickly fading from memory and media attention, just as Erdogan likes it, and opposition from "western democracies" to a historic purge virtually non-existent aside from the occasional media soundbite, overnight Erdogan implemented his first decree since imposing a state of emergency in the country last week, and tightened his grip on Turkey by ordering the closure of thousands of private schools, charities and other institutions in his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup.

In his first "emergency powers" decree, published by the Anadolu state news agency, Erdogan authorised the closure of 1,043 private schools, 1,229 charities and foundations, 19 trade unions, 15 universities and 35 hospitals over suspected links to the Gulen movement. The government also announced it would seize the properties of all these schools, universities and private institutions.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It is painfully apparent that Turkey's currently leadership has not thought through the financial implications of these moves on their economy.

Watch for the Turkish lira to be degraded to "junk" status very soon.

But one thing is clear; in his occupation of the Incerlik base (with its US personnel and nuclear weapons), Erdogan has the current American government by a very sensitive portion of the human anatomy, and is squeezing it in a most painful way.

Under no circumstances can Obama deliver Gulen alive, because he will completely spill the beans on CIA activities in Turkey, even before they tickle him with a feather to get him to "confess"

Therefore, the only option is an extrajudicial assassination against him, most probably courtesy of the CIA.

Obama is no stranger at all to this process; after all, he has signed hundreds, if not thousands, of orders for extrajudicial assassinations during his administration.

One more, to attempt to salvage any possible rapprochement with Turkey, will be no big deal for him.

Jul 24 07:45

Ohio Judge Jails Attorney For Wearing Black Lives Matter Badge In Court

An attorney in Ohio has been sentenced to five days in jail after refusing to remove her Black Lives Matter pin at the request of the judge, who found it too political and provocative for the courtroom.

Attorney Andrea Burton was found in contempt of court by Youngstown Municipal Court Judge Robert Milich and sentenced to five days in jail for refusing to accept his request to remove the pin.

Jul 23 17:24

Being human on a psychopathically controlled Earth: Three lessons from the movie ‘Groundhog Day’

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The 1993 movie Groundhog Day is the story of a person trapped to live the same day over and over. The main character responds to this situation in three phases:

Manipulative control for selfish short-term desires.
Depression and attempted rejection from no escape and no satisfaction.
Self-expression for virtue and service with satisfaction.
After selfish desire is transcended, the character awakens on a new day with all the earned skills of practiced virtues.

Five-minute overview:

2016 planet Earth is the story of humanity trapped to live the same psychopathic control system over and over. Relatively unaware humans are like the background characters in Groundhog Day, operational work animals for the .01%. Relatively aware humans respond to this situation in three phases:

Manipulative control for selfish benefits (willfully operating within parasitic systems and/or joining the .01% psychopaths).

Jul 23 14:27

Donald Trump and the Revolt of the Proles

The Trump phenom is about economic insecurity. This isn’t about ideology, or racism, it’s about reality;

Western elites were shocked by Brexit, shocked that all their fear mongering and finger-wagging amounted to nothing. The same is true in the US, where the media’s daily attacks on Trump have failed to erode his base of support at all, in fact, they may have added to it.

That’s the reality that made Trump possible, and that’s what this election is about, economic insecurity.

Jul 23 14:22

Donald Trump Jr. Receives Standing Ovation For His Speech At RNC

Make America Work Again. “We are going to put America First.”

“Let me tell you something about “Risk.” If Hillary Clinton were elected, she’ll be the first President who could not pass a basic background check.
Hillary Clinton is a “Risk” Americans cannot afford to take.”

Jul 23 08:52

Donald Trump and the Revolt of the Proles

The Trump phenom is about economic insecurity. This isn’t about ideology, or racism, it’s about reality;

Jul 23 05:39

Trump Enrages the War Party : How sweet is that!

Yet Trump has turned the tables on the War Party: it is they who are being put on the defensive by his relentless assault, and his willingness to say what most normal people are thinking. His disregard for the pieties of the Beltway, his contempt for the self-proclaimed “experts,” and his ability to mobilize the American people behind a foreign policy that puts them first, is the best thing that has happened to this country in the modern era.

Jul 22 15:27

Retired Lawman Challenges Corrupt Sitting Sheriff in Council, Idaho

Tom Watts is running for Sheriff in Adams County, Idaho, against Sheriff Ryan Zollman. Zollman employs and constantly defends deputies Brian Wood and Cody Roland, who shot and killed 62-year-old rancher Jack Yantis on the road in front of his ranch last November 1st. Watts is a lifelong lawman who never had a complaint filed against him. His campaign website states, in part, "I proudly served my community as a law enforcement officer for over 20 years in Nevada without ever having a citizen file a complaint against me. I have also worked private security for mining companies in that area. I moved to Adams County in 2012. It has been my pleasure to simply be a part of this community, and it was my intention to retire from law enforcement. I have been moved to run for this office by the serious issues facing our county, and our nation."

Jul 22 15:00

Pokemon Go Vs Pegida: Dozens Arrested As Game Fans & Antifa Protest Far-Right Rally In Germany

Dozens of Pokemon Go game fans alongside antifa activists took to the streets of Munich on Monday, to protest against PEGIDA activists.

Jul 22 14:58

Author Christopher Bollyn To Speak on "9/11 And Our Political Crisis" - Temecula, CA Wednesday July 27th

Christopher Bollyn, Independent Investigative Journalist & Author of 'Solving 9/11: The Deception That Changed The World' will appear at a speaking engagement in Southern California this coming Wednesday, July 27. The presentation & discussion will be held at the Temecula Public Library 30600 Pauba Road, Temecula, CA 92592, at 10:30AM. The press release stated, in part, "Christopher Bollyn’s national summer tour could also be called, “Our Political Crisis: Ending the Twin Deceptions of 9/11 and the Fraudulent War on Terror”. He will be making it crystal clear that 9/11 and the fraudulent War on Terror are a dual deception imposed on our nation by the Israeli/Zionist cabal that controls our government and media. Our nation has suffered under this deception for nearly 15 years. It is time for us to raise our voices. If we the people don’t demand an end to this nation-destroying fraud, no one will.

Jul 22 14:02

FBI ‘No Knock, No Warrant’ Raid on Activists During RNC

By Derrick Broze

On the morning of the third day of the Republican National Convention several activists were the victims of a no-knock, warrantless house raid conducted by the FBI, DHS, and local police...

Jul 22 13:17

Combat Police Violence In Jamaica With Organized Working-Class Resistance

The Jamaican police are very brutal in their policingof the African working-class in Jamaica. However, oppressive conditions tend to give birth to resistance.

Jamaica’s working-class reggae artistes have used their music to share the people’s experience with police violence. The singer Barrington Levy accurately captures the behaviour of the cops in the song Murderer. Levy reveals a common experience in working-class communities:

Jul 22 10:33

Multiple deaths at shooting in Munich shopping mall, gunman still at large

Multiple deaths are reported in a shooting at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, Germany. Police confirmed that shots have been fired in the mall but gave no information on casualties.

There are conflicting reports on casualties. According to the local Muencher Abendzeitung, up to 15 people have been killed in the center, while German NTV channel puts the death toll at 10.

Jul 22 10:24

SAVAK Terrorism & US Multinationals

Kermit Roosevelt, the Mossadegh coup-master turned Northrop salesman, admitted in his memoirs that SAVAK was 100% created by the CIA and Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency that acts as appendage of the CIA. For the next 20 years the CIA and SAVAK were joined at the hip when it came to matters of Persian Gulf security.

Three hundred fifty SAVAK agents were shuttled each year to CIA training facilities in McLean, Virginia, where they learned the finer arts of interrogation and torture. Top SAVAK brass were trained through the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Public Safety Program, until it was shut down in 1973 due to its reputation for turning out some of the world’s finest terrorists.

Jul 22 09:05

Erdogan Has Obama Over A Barrel

Turkey’s President Recip Tayyib Erdogan, fresh off putting down an inept military coup, looks set to accelerate his already speedy run toward autocratic control. Given Turkey’s strategic geopolitical position, there’s nothing the Obama Administration, entangled as it is with Turkey as an ally, will do about it.

And Erdogan knows that.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m not generally in favor of military putsches. But turning back one set of anti-democratic bullies doesn’t set Turkey on a path to expanded democracy. On the contrary, seeing as how Erdogan is seizing the opportunity throw a prosecutorial net over wide swathes of his opponents-something he was good at long before the coup-it looks like Turkey is soon to be run by a strongman of the non-military type. He is currently purging the education community of thousands of employees, all supposedly coup backers. You know, those math teachers who manned tanks during the coup attempt.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

As I type this, the US/NATO base at Incirkik is in lockdown, and the electricity is turned off.

And it looks as though things will stay that way until the Turkish Imam Gullen, a CIA asset, is extradited from the US to Istanbul, per Erdogan's demand.

IF Obama does this, the US - and the world - will see that he blinked on this demand, so he is really in a hard place here.

So what would I imagine the outcome here would be?!?

Were I a betting person, I would almost imagine that Gullen is going to "get very depressed" and wind up "committing suicide".

Political assassinations are common enough in this country that I wouldn't put it beyond the reach of this Administration, to make sure that this "probably soon-dead" man can tell no tales.

Then, his body will be shipped back home; the method of death may well perhaps be even too exotic to be discovered.

Jul 22 06:48

Dead in the Water: German Consumer Champion Kills Transatlantic Trade Deal

The prospect of the controversial TTIP trade deal becoming European law has been greatly diminished thanks to the efforts of veteran German consumer champion Thilo Bode.

Jul 22 06:22

2-minute videos: copied ‘leadership’ speeches reveal Left and Right arm puppets of one US political body, psychopathically pretending to care while engaging in rogue state endless wars, debt, and lies

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James Corbett’s sharp 2-minute video:

It’s not just the First Ladies; 2-minute video of President Bush defending government-scripted videos pretending to be news:

Conan O’Brien’s 2-minutes revealing corporate news copies the same scripts thoughtlessly; please note the script-readers’ attempts to sound authentic in their readings:

But these tragic-comic copied speeches and admittance of government scripts as “news,” are just the invitation to examine the type of government these blatherings cover. Looking is required for responsible citizens, with the facts of a rogue state US empire quickly and easily seen in Emperor’s New Clothes obviousness for those with intellectual integrity and moral courage to trust their own eyes.

Jul 21 15:35

Loving America Means Finding Fault With It

I was sitting on a bus one summer, chatting with a man behind me who’d worked all over the world in the U.S. foreign service. Like many conversations today, ours turned eventually to the many problems with our country.

That’s when his companion, who’d been silent so far, spoke. If things are so bad, he barked at me, why don’t you leave the country?

Jul 21 15:35

Tear Gas, Clashes Outside Police HQ In Armenian Capital As Hostage Crisis Continues

Streamed live outside police station in Yerevan, Armenia as hostage siege continues.

Jul 21 13:41

US Muslim Voters Launch Anti-Trump Campaign

Muslim leaders in the United States have begun to register a million voters to help combat Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s rhetoric against Muslims.

According to the leaders, Muslim voters could influence results in so-called swing states, such as Virginia and Florida, which are very important in the November presidential election.

Jul 21 11:47

Black Activists Occupy Police Union Offices In New York And Washington, DC

Activists in several cities are attempting to shut down the offices of two major police unions: the Fraternal Order of Police and the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. In Washington, D.C., activists with Black Youth Project 100 and Black Lives Matter have locked themselves to the steps of the Fraternal Order of Police with chains.

Jul 21 08:55

45 Injured as Protesters Clash With Police in Armenia’s Capital

The number of injured during clashes between protesters and police in the Armenian capital has gone up to 45, the country’s Health Ministry informs.

Jul 21 07:36

Engineered ‘Civil Unrest’ in the UK Planned for This Summer?

All the signs are that something serious might be brewing in the UK this summer. The big question is: is it a genuine grassroots uprising, or is this being engineered by design?

Jul 21 06:54

Police Make Arrests As Clashed Erupt Outside RNC

US police forces have arrested at least 17 people in a protest that erupted outside the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio.

The protesters burned the American flag as the convention continued at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday.

Jul 20 18:01

20-minute game-changing video: Israel’s lying War of Aggression/Crimes Against Humanity on Gaza can only end with public demand for .01% War Criminals’ arrests (including US/UK accomplices)

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“Crimes against humanity” include any of the following acts committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population, with knowledge of the attack:

murder;
extermination;
enslavement;…
the crime of apartheid;
other inhumane acts of a similar character intentionally causing great suffering or serious bodily or mental injury.
– International Criminal Court (ICC)

Gaza in Context’s powerful video:

My documentation from my paper for the Claremont Colleges’ 2015 conference, Seizing an Alternative Toward an Ecological Civilization, and in light of a previous section explaining war law to expose US/UK/Israel wars as the Orwellian opposite of legal.

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Israel’s War of Aggression on Gaza:

Jul 20 17:56

Macedonia's Colorful Revolutionaries defy the state by splashing paint on government buildings and monuments

Macedonia's laws define vandalism as a misdemeanor which puts a limit on the jail time faced by participants in a political movement whose symbol is splashes of brightly colored paint.

The Macedonian police are notorious for their crackdowns on protest, and the Colorful Revolution's many anti-corruption demands include an end to police harassment of political opposition. To make their point, the opposition has splashed bright paint on national monuments and government buildings.

The Colorful Revolution has picked up steam, creating eye-catching reminders of its existence that persist even when the participants have been swept up by the police. Last week, an attempt by police to seize a van full of protesters' audio equipment had to be called off because massed protesters surrounded the police and chased them off, chanting "Freedom! Freedom!"

Jul 20 17:55

Cleveland Police: Protester Lights Himself On Fire While Trying To Burn American Flag

“You’re on fire! You’re on fire, stupid!” a Cleveland officer shouted at a protester while firing the extinguishing spray.

Jul 20 16:28

US public education: Bullshit to train stupefied work animals. Fine and Performing Arts limited almost exclusively for ‘pay to play;’ quietly crushing creative self-expression (9 of 12)

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“One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this… But we tend to take the situation for granted… (the bullshitter) does not care whether the things he says describe reality correctly. He just picks them out, or makes them up… (Bullshitters) continue making assertions that purport to describe the way things are but that cannot be anything except bullshit.” ~ Princeton professor emeritus, Harry Frankfurt, 2005 Bestseller, On Bullshit

Jul 20 11:12

The Turkish Coup in Context: Redrawing the Map of the CIA Drug Trade

By Rusticus

It’s been four short days since the July 15, 2016 coup d’état (color revolution?) attempt in Turkey, and already, the open-source research community is well underway in digesting what’s just occurred. President Recep Erdogan was quick to place the blame at the feet of his long-time political opponent (and likely CIA asset), a multi-billionaire “refugee” hiding out in the woods of western Pennsylvania – cleric Fethullah Gülen. Gülen, in turn, pointed the finger back at Erdogan, suggesting that the coup was staged for the express intent of centralizing authority.

Jul 20 10:49

The Cairo Declaration

“The several military missions have agreed upon future military operations against Japan. They covet no gain for themselves and have no thought of territorial expectation. It is their purpose that Japan shall be stripped of all the islands in the Pacific which she has seized or occupied since the beginning of the first World War in 1914, and that all the territories Japan has stolen from the Chinese, such as Manchuria, Formosa, and the Pescadores, shall be restored to the Republic of China. Japan will also be expelled from all other territories which she has taken by violence and greed. The aforesaid three great powers, mindful of the enslavement of the people of Korea, are determined that in due course Korea shall become free and independent.”

Jul 20 09:10

Activists in Yerevan Build Barricade in Front of Police Cordon

The activists made a barricade from metal elements used for erecting fences by the police. The remaining space between them and the police was filled with private cars and garbage cans. Thus, the roads leading to the police building in which the hostage situation is still occurring are blocked by the police forces and the exit from the territory is under demonstrators' control.

On July 17, an armed group took several police officers hostage at a patrol police station in the capital's district of Erebuni. The hostage takers are demanding the release of Jirair Sefilian, an opposition politician and the founder of the New Armenia Public Salvation Front. Sefilian, who took part in the 1988-1994 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan, is accused of the illegal acquisition and possession of arms.

Jul 19 19:22

US public education: Bullshit to train stupefied work animals. Physical Education fails to declare US national emergency of unfit, unhappy humans in body and mind (8 of 12)

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“One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this… But we tend to take the situation for granted… (the bullshitter) does not care whether the things he says describe reality correctly. He just picks them out, or makes them up… (Bullshitters) continue making assertions that purport to describe the way things are but that cannot be anything except bullshit.” ~ Princeton professor emeritus, Harry Frankfurt, 2005 Bestseller, On Bullshit

Jul 19 16:01

Scuffle Breaks Out Between Alex Jones, RNC Protesters In Cleveland

Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been escorted away from a protest in Cleveland, Ohio after he crashed the Stand Together Against Trump parade, which he called a “commi rally.”

Jul 19 14:04

There Will Be No Second American Revolution: The Futility of an Armed Revolt

If there is to be any hope of reclaiming our government and restoring our freedoms, it will require a different kind of coup: nonviolent, strategic and grassroots, starting locally and trickling upwards. Such revolutions are slow and painstaking. They are political, in part, but not through any established parties or politicians.

Jul 19 13:26

In The Shadow Of Monsanto: GMO Regulation And The Right To Know

The GMO agritech sector and food companies have spent tens of millions of dollars in the US to prevent the labelling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The public have genuine concerns about GM but are being denied the right to know if GMOs are in the food they eat. And the concerns they have are valid.

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