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Oliver Stone: America is world’s greatest threat, not ISIS

Oliver Stone

Many people thought Oliver Stone’s days of rankling the establishment were over. Many people were wrong. His 2012 book and TV series, The Untold History of the United States, suggests the iconic filmmaker is renewing efforts to challenge the mainstream narrative regarding American exceptionalism, economic imperialism, and our government’s “nefarious involvement” in the …

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Rand Paul calls for release of hidden 9/11 documents

Rand Paul Families of 9:11 Victims and Survivors Transparency Act

Today, presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), U.S. Representatives Walter Jones (R-N.C.), Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.), and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and former U.S. Senator Bob Graham (D-Fl.) stood today with family members of victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to announce new bipartisan legislation, S.1471, known …

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Mos Def reenacts gruesome Guantanamo-style force-feeding

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Extremely graphic footage featuring US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey, otherwise known as Mos Def, has revealed what the standard operating procedure for force-feeding Guantanamo Bay hunger strikers may look and feel like. The Guantanamo Bay hunger strike reached 150 continuous days on July 5, with 45 of the 106 hunger strikers …

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Carbon tax proven useless against global warming

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For years, global warming advocates have argued that implementing some sort of carbon tax would substantially reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by the heavily industrialized United States. The idea, they say, is that a carbon tax would ultimately lead to fewer harmful, climate-changing emissions because …

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Iranian boy dies from medicine shortage due to EU and US sanctions

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Western sanctions on Iran have affected not only the nation’s oil revenues, but also human lives. A teenage boy has died from hemophilia due to a shortage of medicine caused by strict EU and US sanctions on the Islamic republic. Fifteen-year-old Manouchehr Esmaili-Liousi died in hospital after his family failed …

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United States national debt reaches $19 trillion

United States national debt 19 trillion bankrupt

The national debt hit $19 trillion for the first time ever on Friday, and came in at $19.012 trillion. It took a little more than 13 months for the debt to climb by $1 trillion. The national debt hit $18 trillion on Dec. 15, 2014. That’s a slightly stepped-up pace …

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HSBC headquarters raided in Argentina

HSBC

Call it “the Mother of the Vultures.” HSBC, the Crown Jewel of the British monarchy’s Opium Wars, then and now, found its Buenos Aires headquarters and two other offices raided Wednesday by agents of Argentina’s AFIP tax bureau, in search of documents for the tax-evasion and money-laundering case opened against …

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CNN and MSNBC lose almost half their viewers in one year

Mainstream media

It’s been a tough year for the liberal cable news outlets. Data released Tuesday show CNN shedding 48 percent of total viewers since last November and MSNBC dropping 45 percent. The numbers were even worse in the all important demographic of people aged 25 to 54 as CNN’s ratings dropped 59 percent and MSNBC’s …

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Each troop in Afghanistan costs US taxpayers $2.1 million

Afghan war

The average cost of each U.S. troop in Afghanistan will nearly double in the last year of the war to $2.1 million, according to a new analysis of the Pentagon’s budget.  For the past five years, from fiscal 2008 through 2013, the average troop cost had held steady at roughly $1.3. million. …

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Wikileaks releases video of Snowden speaking out against govt surveillance

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As we reported earlier this week, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden recently emerged from hiding to receive the Sam Adams Associates Integrity in Intelligence Award. Now, video footage of Snowden speaking has been released on the WikiLeaks website. The whistleblower asserted that when the U.S. government taps into phone and Internet connections …

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Dollar to collapse, gold will “go to infinity” – Ron Paul

Gold infinity dollar collapse

Former congressman says that precious metals will literally become priceless. Appearing on CNBC yesterday, former Congressman Ron Paul warned that if the US continues on its current course, the dollar will collapse, and gold will literally be priceless. “Eventually, if we’re not carefully, it will go to infinity, because the …

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