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Obama moves to keep kill list memos secret forever

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United States President Barack Obama has no plans to show Congress the legal rulings that justify his use of drones to kill US citizens, despite urging from members of his own political party. Both members of the House and Senate have demanded as of late that the Obama administration explain …

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Former Obama spokesperson says he was barred from discussing drones

Robert Gibbs

President Barack Obama’s former press secretary said over the weekend that the White House restricted him from even recognizing the United States’ overseas drone program. Robert Gibbs, who served as the president’s official spokesperson from 2009 through 2011, told MSNBC host Chris Hayes that early on in his White House …

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2012 US presidential campaign cost $7 billion

Romney vs Obama

Parties, candidates and other organizations put up about $7 billion in the 2012 presidential election in the US. It was the first presidential vote following the Supreme Court ruling that granted corporations freedom of political speech. And like every American presidential election before it, it set the record for most …

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House raises debt ceiling to avoid US default…for now

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The House voted on legislation Wednesday that will raise the debt ceiling for three months and delay a US default. Even though this is just a short term fix, the Obama administration said it supports it. The legislation prevented a devastating default of US debt and payments next month and …

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US mint sold out of 2013 silver eagle coins

Silver Eagle 2013

The United States Mint has informed authorized purchasers that 2013 American Silver Eagle bullion coins are temporarily sold out. This follows intense demand for the silver bullion coins since the initial release on January 7, 2013. On the first day of availability for 2013-dated Silver Eagles, authorized purchasers had placed …

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Ron Paul: “Why I didn’t run as an independent”

Many have wondered if Ron Paul would have run as an independent. Here is his answer: “[I didn’t consider running as an independent because] it is absolutely not practical. This would have been a good year to have an alternative and you can’t get much of a showing either on …

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Nearly half of the US threatens to secede

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As the saying goes: if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Some Americans upset with the results of Election Day don’t quite agree, and now residents from 20 states have filed petitions with the White House to secede from the country. Louisiana became the first of the (as of now) …

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Ron Paul: America has already gone over the fiscal cliff

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US President Barack Obama demanded from Congress immediate action to prevent America from falling of a so-called fiscal cliff, but Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) says it might be too late to keep the country afloat. Speaking with Bloomberg Television on Thursday, the lawmaker who ran against Pres. Obama during the …

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U.S. mint continues to sell 50 times more silver than gold

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The US Mint’s frantic silver sales pace continued over the weekend, as the Mint reported 430,000 ounces of silver sales over the weekend on Monday.  Perhaps more importantly, the US Mint Silver eagle to US Gold eagle sales ratio continues to exceed 50 to 1, a pace that is simply unsustainable with a …

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Two failures

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President Obama is a failure as a president, and Gov. Romney is a failure as a candidate. When he took office, Obama told the press that if he couldn’t cure the economic mess he inherited from President George W. Bush in four years, he wouldn’t deserve a second term. I …

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21 CIA agents convicted in Italy

Over 5 years ago, I provided a time line of events involving a CIA kidnaping that occurred in Milan. That case has concluded. The last appeal has ended. 23 Americans were found guilty, 21 of whom were or are CIA agents. I congratulate those in the Italian justice system who pursued this case. They …

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Clinton won’t testify on Benghazi due to ‘concussion’

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not have to testify before a Senate hearing concerning the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi after she fainted and sustained a concussion last week. Clinton, 65, is currently recovering at home following last week’s incident, when extreme dehydration caused by …

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Outline on collapse end game

Many are the events, signals, and telltale clues of a real live actual systemic failure in progress. Until the last several months, such banter was dismissed by the soldiers in the financial arena. But lately, they cannot dismiss the onslaught of evidence, a veritable plethora of ugly symptoms of conditions …

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The world according to the global power brokers

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When the World Economic Forum released its 2013 Global Risks Report earlier this year, it included an interesting array of proposals which should raise eyebrows and be taken very seriously. The World Economic Forum (WEF) used risk management exercises to address many of the challenges that we all know about …

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JP Morgan criminal CEO Jamie Dimon: “It’s a free f**king country”

Jamie Dimon testimony

“I’m an outspoken defender of the truth,” JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon feverishly maintains in an interview published today. In the interview, he continuously contends that the press and the country have it all wrong about JP Morgan. He seemingly separates JP Morgan out from the current-leading  American banking foe of Europe, Goldman …

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Global cyber war: New ‘miniFlame’ virus detected

A new cyber espionage program linked to the notorious Flame and Gauss malware has been detected by Russia’s Kaspersky Lab. The anti-virus giant’s chief warns that global cyber warfare is in “full swing” and will probably escalate in 2013. The virus, dubbed miniFlame, and also known as SPE, has already …

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Assad: “Syria will never become a western puppet state” (full interview)

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President Bashar al-Assad stressed that “Syria is a sovereign country that will fight terrorism and will freely build relationships with countries in a way that best serves the interests of the Syrian people.” As Syrian TV reports, in an interview with the Russian newspaper of Izvestia, President al-Assad stressed that “the majority …

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