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UK Authorities Guard Against Rising Credit Card Debt

A shocking statistic has filtered through markets in the United Kingdom: the country is faced with £68 billion in outstanding credit card debt. Credit card debt has risen sharply since 2007 when it was around £55 billion. The steepest rise took place between 2014 and the present day. Of course, …

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Power hungry NSA chief has his office modelled on Star Trek Enterprise

Star Trek NSA office

Privacy: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the NSA, as it enters every computer and pries whatever data can be stolen and recorded in perpetuity. Its ongoing mission: to explore the internet and all TCP/IP packets, to seek out new emails, phone records, backdoors, webcams and bank accounts, to …

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9th top level banker found dead within weeks

Dead men tell no tales

The dismal trail of dead bankers continues. As The Journal Star reports, a successful Lincoln businessman and member of a prominent local family died last week. Former National Bank of Commerce CEO James Stuart Jr. was found dead in Scottsdale, Ariz., the morning of Feb. 19. A family spokesman did not say what …

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Jesse Ventura: abolish both political parties

Slams mainstream media as “hired guns to push an agenda” Former Governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura called for the abolition of the Democratic and Republican parties in an appearance last night on CNN, saying they are worse than violent warring street gangs. In an interview with Piers Morgan, Ventura did not hold …

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Water on Earth is older than the Sun

Scientists have discovered that the life-giving water of Earth predates the formation of the Sun – and there could be a lot more of it out there. Water is essential to life on Earth and likely indicator for alien life as well, which is why so much of the world’s space missions and astronomical …

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Seymour Hersh: US military defied Obama and CIA, helped Assad in Syria

Obama Assad Syria

Back in May, Seymour Hersh upended the “official” narrative surrounding the death of Osama bin Laden and in the process created a media firestorm prompting a response from the White House. The explosive revelations about the events that ultimately led to bin Laden’s demise came a year-and-a-half after Hersh accused the Obama …

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$4 billion spent on advertising for midterm elections

Politics US midterm elections

The 2014 midterms may well mark the election cycle in which the small donor got left behind. Revised projections by the Center for Responsive Politics for the total cost of these congressional races suggest they may be only slightly more expensive than those in 2010, but outside money will have played an …

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One of the greatest speeches ever made

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q03cWio-zjk[/youtube]   Ron Paul: This may well be the last time I speak on the House Floor.  At the end of the year I’ll leave Congress after 23 years in office over a 36 year period.  My goals in 1976 were the same as they are today:  promote peace …

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Will the defeat of ISIS bring peace to Syria?

Defeat ISIS peace to Syria

The collapse of ISIS in northern and eastern Syria, as well as its impending eviction from Mosul in Iraq are celebrated by some commentators as the beginning of the end of the Syrian conflict. However, it could be argued that the impending demise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq represents merely …

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Australia’s largest coal miner makes $15 billion, pays zero tax

Coal mining

Australia’s largest coalminer, Glencore, paid almost zero tax over the past three years, despite income of $15 billion, as it radically reduced its tax exposure by taking large, unnecessarily expensive loans from its associates overseas. At up to 9 per cent, the interest rates on these $3.4 billion in loans …

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Seven equations that rule the world

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W54RIYR-eaY[/youtube] The alarm rings. You glance at the clock. The time is 6.30 am. You haven’t even got out of bed, and already at least six mathematical equations have influenced your life. The memory chip that stores the time in your clock couldn’t have been devised without a …

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Nestle’s wet dream: they mark up water 53 million percent

Nestle water

The directors of Nestle must be breathing a sigh of relief as the world targets Monsanto with a barrage of negative publicity, global protests, and grassroots campaigns. While we’re all distracted by Monsanto’s GMO corruption of the food supply, Nestle is taking steps to profit off of the natural world with patents on breast milk …

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The Global Demise of Pension Plans

Elderly People

We have been saying for a long time that anyone in the western world who’s 10-15 years away from collecting their first pension payments, shouldn’t expect to get much, if anything, when the time comes. This is because, obviously, the economy has deteriorated as much as it has. It’s also …

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War is a racket

War is a racket Smedley Butler

Written in 1935 by Major General Smedley Butler CHAPTER ONE War Is A Racket WAR is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which …

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Teacher tells high school grads the truth: You are NOT special!

Wellesley High School English teacher David McCullough, Jr., now made famous by his uncensored, brilliantly-stated, totally politically incorrect graduation speech entitled, “You are not special!” Among all the high school graduation speeches being given this time of year, only David McCullough Jr. dares to tell students the sobering, impolite words …

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