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Senators introduce bill to block US arming Syria militants (al-Qaeda)

Republican US Senator Rand Paul

Republican US Senator Rand Paul Four bipartisan US senators have introduced a bill aimed at prohibiting the administration of President Barack Obama from providing military assistance to militants in Syria. The legislation was introduced on June 20 by Democrats Tom Udall and Chris Murphy and Republicans Mike Lee and Rand …

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Cheney admits that he lied about 9/11

Dick Cheney liar

The New York Times’ Maureen Dowd writes today: In a documentary soon to appear on Showtime, “The World According to Dick Cheney,” [Cheney said] “I got on the telephone with the president, who was in Florida, and told him not to be at one location where we could both be taken out.” …

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Court extends stop on order blocking indefinite detention law

A federal appeals court has extended a temporary stay of a district court judge’s order barring the government from using an indefinite detention provision in a defense bill passed by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama late last year. A three-judge motions panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals …

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FCC launching huge internet tax

FCC internet tax money

Get ready for another transfer of wealth via government confiscation. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is ready to tax internet service in order to fund its Connect America Fund boondoggle. As is usually the case in corporatist nations – Mussolini told us corporatism is the essence of fascism – mega-corporations …

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Court gives government the go-ahead for warrantless wiretaps

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government is immune to wireless wiretapping lawsuits in a decision that the plaintiff’s attorney says releases Washington and the White House from ever being held accountable for spying on citizens. A three-judge panel serving the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in …

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“It’s time to audit the Fed” – Dennis Kucinich

Dennis Kucinich

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today released the following video and statement in support of H.R. 459 which would finally allow the Government Accountability Office to audit the Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed). Congressman Kucinich has long supported auditing the Fed and successfully won a partial audit in the Dodd-Frank Wall …

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Washington: ‘war on terror’ is permanent

Blackwater

Senior Obama officials tell the US Senate: the ‘war’, in limitless form, will continue for ‘at least’ another decade – or two. Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Sheehan, right, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s May 16, 2013, hearing on the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force. Last October, …

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US dollar continues to lose influence around the world

US dollar losing influence around world

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group For centuries, global reserve currencies have proven to have a shelf life of around 80 years. Us humans, living our relatively short lives, tend to overlook long-term trends. With the U.S. dollar acting as global reserve currency since the Bretton Woods conference following World War II, …

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China, gold prices & US default threats

gold USA

24 karat gold bars are seen at the United States West Point Mint facility in West Point, New York June 5, 2013. In the very days when a deep split in the US Congress threatened a US government debt default, the gold price should normally jump through the roof, yet …

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A brief history of false flag attacks

False flag attacks occur when government engages in covert operations designed to deceive the public in such a way that the operations seem as if they are being carried out by other entities. False flag terrorism is a favorite political tactic used by governments worldwide. They influence elections, guide national …

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Ron Paul blasts Obama for funding al-Qaeda in Syria

Ron Paul

Former Congressman Ron Paul has sharply criticized the Obama administration for “escalating” the war in Syria by sending weapons to foreign-backed militants (al-Qaeda) in the country. “Today we heard from President Obama that the war in Syria will be escalated. He now has agreed to send weaponry in to assist …

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

Hillary Clinton Benghazi

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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FEMA to mobilize for “mass fatality planning”

Bill mandates federal agency to respond to “funeral homes, cemeteries, and mortuaries” being “overwhelmed”. The United States Congress has passed a bill which mandates the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to prepare for “mass fatality planning” and funeral homes, cemeteries and mortuaries being “overwhelmed” in the aftermath of a mass …

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Bank Stocks Loved Janet Yellen’s Congressional Testimony

Bank of America

Fed chair, Janet Yellen testified before Congress on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, 14 February 2017. The Congressional hearing provided cannon fodder to traders looking to go long on bank stocks. Yellen expressed optimism about the state of the US economy, given falling unemployment numbers, rising inflation, and robust economic growth. She …

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Morgan Freeman used in later war propaganda video against Russia

Morgan Freeman anti Russia propaganda video

Morgan Freeman’s latest publicly stunt permanently stained his legacy after the famous actor decided to join the fake news industry by passing off a blockbuster script as a true story. Morgan Freeman declared in his latest two-minute video that “We have been attacked. We are at war”, but he’s wrong in saying that Americans have been …

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Links between Citigroup and government exposed

Wall Street

Citigroup is a very large bank that has amassed a huge amount of political power. Its current and former executives consistently push laws and regulations in the direction of allowing Citi and other megabanks to take on more risk, particularly in the form of complex highly leveraged bets. Taking these …

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Americans warned bank ‘bail-ins’ coming

Experts say institutions will grab deposits without warning With the United States facing a $17 trillion debt and an acidic debate in Washington over raising that debt limit on top of a potential government shutdown, Congress could mimic recent European action to let banks initiate a “bail-in” to blunt future …

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Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began

David Cameron

Furious politicians have demanded Prime Minister David Cameron explain why chemical export licences were granted to firms last January – 10 months after the Syrian uprising began. Britain allowed firms to sell chemicals to Syria capable of being used to make nerve gas, the Sunday Mail can reveal today. Export …

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