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Khorasans: about as real as the Kardashians

Kim Kardashian

Obama is now – after the fact – scrambling to justify bombing the sovereign nation of Syria without the permission of either the Syrian government or even the United States Congress by saying that we were going after the super-evil Khorasans, who were about to attack us. My God!  That …

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Central banker appointed as Prime Minister of Ukraine

Arseniy Yatsenyuk Ukraine

A reshuffled Ukrainian Parliament installed following a coup last week has voted to appoint Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the new prime minister of the country. Yats, as Victoria Nuland, the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. State Department, called him, is a natural choice. He is …

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Turkey warzone: Thousands of protesters try to reclaim Taksim Square

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Riot police have fired volleys of tear gas as thousands of protesters are trying to reclaim Taksim after being forced out in fierce clashes with law enforcement. Thick smoke blankets the square. Turkish riot police are driving thousands into narrow side streets, Reuters report citing witnesses, with water cannon vehicles …

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Top trends for 2013

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What a year 2012 was! The economic and geopolitical problems plaguing much of the planet at the beginning of last year have, without exception, intensified as we move into 2013. Never in our 33 years of trend forecasting have we experienced a year that rang out on such a downbeat note and …

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Egyptian protesters break through barricades outside Morsi’s palace

Protesters have breached barricades outside Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s palace as both supporters and opponents of the president gather throughout Cairo for rival rallies over a disputed draft constitution. The rallies come just before Saturday’s constitutional referendum. Several hundred protesters using makeshift equipment pulled apart concrete and metal barricades, forcing …

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Gold’s bull market…it’s only just begun

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Gold jumped up on the eve of the U.S. election. It seemed to be looking beyond… and indeed it was. Gold continued rising as the attention then turned to the fiscal cliff and escalating tensions in the Middle East. The markets have been focusing on the next major problem. The …

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Dollar collapse: 7 of 10 Asian countries turn to yuan

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A “renminbi bloc” has been formed in East Asia, as nations in the region abandon the US dollar and peg their currency to the Chinese yuan — a major signal of China’s successful bid to internationalize its currency, a research report has said. The Peterson Institute for International Economics, or …

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Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi jailed for fraud

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to four years in prison for tax evasion by a Milan court. His sentence was immediately reduced to one year under a 2006 amnesty plan to ease overcrowding in in Italian jails. The court also ruled on Friday that Berlusconi is forbidden …

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We are headed to a one world government – Nigel Farage

In an incredibly powerful interview, today MEP (Member European Parliament) Nigel Farage told King World News, “They even want to get eurozone countries to change their constitutions, to write in their constitutions that they will obey all orders from Brussels.”   Farage also warned “So it is very, very difficult to ignore …

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A world on the verge of war?

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Here is a summary of where the world stands: – Unable to reach a compromise over the weekend, South Africa is now in an all out labor strike, with the police again firing rubber bullets at miners with lethal escalation guaranteed – Back from vacation, the once again penniless citizens of Spain, Greece, and Portugal …

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Audit of NY Fed reveals some shocking results

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Senator Ron Paul has introduced the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 (HR459) to the upset of Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank. In August, the House of Representatives passed 327 – 98 on a vote which exceeded the necessary 2/3rd majority. Paul, who is pushing for “transparency” …

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Leaked: Troika requires 6-day working week in Greece

A leaked email sent to the Greek Ministries of Finance and Labor from the Troika says Greek private sector workers should work six days a week and longer hours. The letter, which was published on August 31, shows that the Troika expects the Labor Ministry to implement a number of …

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Foreign troops to confiscate American guns under UN treaty

“Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order … tomorrow they will be grateful.” -Henry Kissinger during the 1991 Bilderberg meeting For those who’ve been wondering how the domestic gun grabbers or the United Nations think they’re going to get away with gun control here …

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Report: $21 trillion hidden from taxman in offshore accounts

A global super-rich elite has exploited gaps in cross-border tax rules to hide an extraordinary £13 trillion ($21tn) of wealth offshore – as much as the American and Japanese GDPs put together – according to research commissioned by the campaign group Tax Justice Network. James Henry, former chief economist at …

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Nationwide Spanish protests turn violent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Spanish police have clashed with protesters who marched against the latest batch of austerity measures. Over a million public employees, trade union members and fed-up citizens have taken to the streets in over 80 Spanish cities. Violence erupted in Madrid around midnight. Police used rubber bullets and tear gas to …

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Clinton: Russia and China will ‘pay price’ for supporting Assad

Russia rejects in the strongest possible terms allegations that it supports President Assad in the Syrian conflict. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Moscow and Beijing must ‘pay a price’ for backing Assad. “I do not believe that Russia and China are paying any price at all – nothing at …

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