THOUGHT FOR THE DAY!

"The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it. The process by which banks create money is so simple the mind is repelled. With something so important, a deeper mystery seems only decent." -- John Kenneth Galbraith (1908- ), former professor of economics at Harvard, writing in "Money: Whence it came, where it went"(1975).

YOUR RANDOM DHS MONITORED PHRASE OF THE DAY

racal

Paid advertising at What Really Happened may not represent the views and opinions of this website and its contributors. No endorsement of products and services advertised is either expressed or implied.

 

September 15, 2014

Sep 15 12:26

Pennsylvania trooper killed in shooter’s ‘ambush’ on police barracks during shift-change: ‘He was a stand-up guy'

The Pennsylvania trooper killed in a Friday night police barracks shooting was a hardworking, “stand-up guy,” his friends say.

Now, Bryon Dickson’s heartbroken friends and family will lay him to rest.

The father-of-two was the only officer killed when a gunman "ambushed" police barracks in Blooming Grove Township during a trooper shift-change, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said at a Saturday press conference. A second trooper, Alex Douglass, was also injured.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This feels like a staged operation to build sympathy for the police to counter all the negative press they have been getting with beating up people, writing excessive tickets, and in general ignoring the Bill of Rights. This "ambush" will be used to justify a shoot-first attitude by the police and of course will be useful to the gun-grabber agenda.

Sep 15 12:23

Every American President in the past quarter century has decided to bomb Iraq

Every American President in the past quarter century has now gone on television during prime time to tell the nation and the world that he has decided to bomb Iraq. Most recently it was Barack Obama’s turn, and it was a vexing performance. This is a President who has been stubbornly dedicated to extricating the United States as much as possible from its post-9/11 wars and resisting—in the absence of any good options for decisive action—being drawn into Syria’s catastrophic civil war.

Sep 15 12:16

Our Bubble Economy Is On Its Last Gasp

Over the years I’ve heard the cries of “Economic Collapse Ahead!” more times then I care to remember. I’m sure you have as well. Ever since the crash of 2007-2008, it seems like nearly every internet voice has claimed at one time or another, that we are headed for an apocalyptic market correction (and just around the corner too!). This of course, is not without merit.


Sep 15 12:02

Governors Behaving Badly Give Their States a Unique Place in American History

Even the most cynical of Americans feel that public officials have a duty to uphold the public trust. Since there seems to be fewer and fewer politicians who pursue public service for the good of, well, the public, calls for transparency on the part of our government are how we acknowledge that power can tempt even the most well meaning.

Sep 15 11:56

Corporate Executives Couldn’t Care Less About Civil Liberties

The Washington Post reports that in 2008 the government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to relinquish user data on behalf of the NSA’s PRISM program. Yahoo’s general counselor Ron Bell claims that the recently disclosed lawsuit is proof that the company fought the government “every step of the way.”

Sep 15 11:51

46,496,145: Food Stamp Recipients Can Fill Yankee Stadium 925 Times

In June 2014, there were 46,496,145 recipients of the food stamp program, which is enough to fill the Yankee Stadium 925 times, according to data from the Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Sep 15 11:46

Court OKs voter ID in Wisconsin

The State of Wisconsin can enforce a new voter identification law in this November’s election, a federal appeals court said Friday.


Sep 15 11:45

Yahoo Mail To Be Scanned To Find Users Buying Habits

Yahoo is working on an app recommendation algorithm that will suggest new apps for you to buy based on apps you’ve purchased in the past.

Yahoo knows which apps its Yahoo Mail users have downloaded because whenever someone downloads an app from Apple’s App Store or the Google Play store, Google and Apple emails that person a receipt.

Sep 15 11:42

Our Nation Depends on Restoring Product Liability

Sadly, we have seen a trend in recent decades for the government to protect corporations against the people, rather than protecting the people against corporations. Along with computers, other industries we are dependent on are being protected against product liability lawsuits, such as vaccine manufacturers, and other biotech corporations. This is a practice typically seen under fascist governments, and it never ends well.

The computers don't last. The software will not install. The aqueducts are leaking. The roads are cracking.

Rome is falling.

Optional Banner: 
WRH Exclusive
Sep 15 11:27

Scottish independence: Wetherspoons boss says 'there's no reason why a small country can’t thrive'

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has dismissed predictions that Scotland will face a decade of uncertainty if it votes for independence as "nonsense".

The outspoken pubs boss today said it was time for businessmen to stop pontificating on the issue and let the Scots make up their own mind in next week’s vote.

“I think there’s been a massive amount of nonsense talked, especially by businessman, about Scottish independence. There’s no reason why Scotland shouldn’t thrive as an independent economy if that’s what the Scots want. New Zealand has the same population, Switzerland does very well and Singapore with half the population is an economic miracle. There’s no reason why a small country can’t thrive.”

Sep 15 11:21

Scottish independence: Commerzbank says worst case economic scenarios 'exaggerated'

Days after Deutsche Bank reignited the Scottish “no” campaign with terrifying fears that a vote for independence would plunge Scotland back into a 1930s style depression, a rival German financial giant, Commerzbank, has said such speculation has been overdone.

The bank’s economists declared today that “some of the worst case scenarios painted in recent days appear exaggerated,” and provided evidence that Scottish shares have actually outperformed those of the UK as a whole this year, rather than registered any major collapse.

Economist Peter Dixon said: “Whilst the Scottish independence vote has raged, I am struck by just how little the markets have actually moved so far.”

Sep 15 11:21

Obama’s ISIL Strategy Is Riddled With Contradictions

In the past week, Secretary of State John Kerry has marshaled support of some sort from both European nations and from countries in the Middle East for the US push against ISIL. Unfortunately, the resulting coalition is riddled with contradictions that may well cripple it. Here a some of the more important obstacles to a smooth alliance or coherent war plan.

Sep 15 11:06

Urban Outfitters Features "Vintage" Red-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt

Completely and utterly disgusting. I won't be walking into Urban Outfitters ever again.

On May 4, 1970, four students were killed and nine other people were wounded on the Ohio university campus after an Army National Guard Unit fired on students protesting the Vietnam War. In response to the incident, Neil Young composed the song “Ohio,” which was performed by his band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

Sep 15 11:04

Hillary Clinton hanky panky? Benghazi documents 'screened' by staff

Then Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's staff were involved in "hanky panky" as part of damage control for their boss prior to her appearance before lawmakers investigating the Benghazi terrorist attack that occurred on Sept. 11, 2012. They were instructed to set aside any documents that would hurt Clinton politically and not turn them over to the Accountability Review Board (ARB) that was investigating the alleged missteps by the Obama administration especially those by the State Department, according to reports released on Monday.

Sep 15 10:43

Ron Paul: Will The Swiss Vote to Get Their Gold Back?

On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from further gold sales, to repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland, and to mandate that gold make up at least 20 percent of the SNB’s assets.

Arising from popular sentiment similar to movements in the United States, Germany, and the Netherlands, this referendum is an attempt to bring more oversight and accountability to the SNB, Switzerland’s central bank.

The Swiss referendum is driven by an undercurrent of dissatisfaction with the conduct not only of Swiss monetary policy, but also of Swiss banking policy. Switzerland may be a small nation, but it is a nation proud of its independence and its history of standing up to tyranny.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Swiss are about to find out that their Swiss Central Bank is not "theirs" at all, but part of a global enslavement cartel that owes no allegiance or loyalty to the nations in which they do their nefarious business.


Sep 15 10:41

Feds step up terrorist recruitment fight in U.S.

The U.S. Government is planning to step up its fight against recruiting of Americans by groups like the Islamic State in the Iraq and the Levant, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday.

In a video message posted on the Justice Department's website, Holder said a series of cities "across the nation" will be be chosen to participate in a pilot program that will involve an extra effort to combat the message of groups like ISIL and to intervene with those susceptible to that message before they take action.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Attorney General Holder, that last statement is contemptibly disingenuous.

For all the policies which bring even more money for the one percenters, and marginalize the American middle ever further into poverty, this administration has been always a slave of the large corporations which put this administration into power, twice.

Decent-paying jobs have been allowed to be offshored/outsourced to the point where decent family people have been forced into taking several minimum wage jobs with absolutely no hope whatsoever for advancement, just to barely pay the rent.

This has, in turn, pushed families, and particularly children, into poverty where getting the next meal can be a big issue.

And this Federally sponsored tsunami of illegal immigrants, many of them bringing illness into this country, unchecked?!? Of course, this will lower the cost of doing business, which large corporations love.

But what about Americans looking frantically, and consistently for work who were born here, or became citizens legally?!? Have these people stopped mattering, in the larger scheme of things, to this Administration?!?

These policies, Attorney General Holder, are NOT how one creates a "...more just, secure, and free society that all Americans deserve."

You, sir, should be ashamed at how President Obama's policies have been hurting this country, both domestically, and internationally.

Of course, I fully understand that before taking your oath of office, you, and all of your associates had your conscience surgically removed.

Sep 15 10:39

French Report ISIL Leader Mossad Agent

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, so-called ”Caliph,” the head of ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant is, according to sources reputed to originate from Edward Snowden, an actor named Elliot Shimon, a Mossad trained operative.

Simon Elliot (Elliot Shimon) aka Al-Baghdadi was born of two Jewish parents and is a Mossad agent.

Sep 15 10:16

Scottish Independence: Establishment Resorts To Scaremongering

Established power hates uncertainty, especially any threat to its grip on the political, economic and financial levers that control society. And so it is with elite fears that the United Kingdom, formed by the 1707 Acts of Union, could be on the verge of unravelling.

Sep 15 10:10

Genetic Roulette

Sep 15 10:07

Lethbridge student suspended for dealing banned Pepsi from locker

A Grade 12 student in Lethbridge, Alta., was suspended last week for dealing Pepsi to fellow students out of his locker.

Keenan Shaw was suspended for two days by Winston Churchill high school for selling the soft drink to students, violating a school policy that only permits diet pop on the premises.

Shaw says he was told the sales violated the nutrition and marketing policies, and that he was operating a business without a licence.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So the schools are forcing the kids to drink aspartame?

Sep 15 10:05

LATEST ISIS SPOOFS

Sep 15 09:44

6 Years Since Corrupt Banksters Sank The Global Economy

On this day in September 2008, the collapse of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers sparked the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Within days of the bankruptcy, the entire American and global financial system was on the point of disintegration.

Reporting on the Lehman disaster on September 16, 2008, the World Socialist Web Site noted that it marked “a new stage in the convulsive crisis of American capitalism.”

Sep 15 09:42

Decapitation American Style

America’s anti-humanism can cause shock among hyenas, vultures and other creatures that feed on death in accordance with rather than opposition to nature. But as the empire sinks more deeply into the political economic sewage of its own creation, its weaponized psyche grows more malevolent and the behavior pattern more dangerous. The public has to be nearly lobotomized to allow its leadership to perform at such odds with reality. That is almost the case.

Present postures re the Ukraine and ISIS are so idiotic it’s almost impossible not to think a comedy writer is responsible for the foreign policy directives coming from the mental health crisis center we call our central government.

Sep 15 09:40

Merkel Says No Shift After German Anti-Euro Party Surges

Chancellor Angela Merkel said an electoral surge by Germany’s anti-euro party won’t dictate her policies after it advanced in a region mostly dominated by her Christian Democrats since the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago.

Alternative for Germany swept into two eastern state parliaments yesterday, championing positions from breaking up the euro area to promoting three-child families and fighting crime on Germany’s eastern border. The party, known by the initials AfD in German, took 12.2 percent in Brandenburg and 10.6 percent in Thuringia after winning its first state seats in Saxony last month.

Sep 15 09:39

German man on trial for being Islamic State jihadist played for Jewish football club

A 20-year-old German man went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday on charges he was a member of the extremist Islamic State group, the first such case to come to court in Germany.

Prosecutors allege that Kreshnik Berisha, who once played for a Jewish football club, travelled last year to Syria and fought with the group before returning to Germany five months later.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Another Adam Pearlman?

Sep 15 09:39

WHY DID THE WEST CREATE ISIS WHEN THEY ALREADY HAD ZIONISM?

If America had been truly serious about putting Iraq on the right path and instituting a genuine democracy, it would have issued legislation to protect human dignity and the right of the people to live within a framework of liberty, peace, security and safety! Instead, the United States did just the opposite, disrupting Iraq’s civilizational project.

“Strangely enough, America today is fighting ISIS, and has sent experts to Iraq for that very purpose. For whom? For the love of Iraqis? And for whose benefit does America support ISIS and provide it with weapons in Syria? For whose benefit does it support the al-Nusra Front? … Today it is essential for us to stand against, pay careful attention to, and analyze carefully, all American and Israeli plans. We must all join to defeat their criminal designs for undermining Iraq, and their tool of implementation, ISIS.”

Sep 15 09:38

ZIONISM Vs ACADEMIC FREEDOM

Zionist group publishes target list of “anti-Israel” US professors

Sep 15 09:34

Warner Bros. Sues New York Bar For Playing 80-Year Old Song

Warner Bros. has filed a lawsuit against a small bar from Amityville, New York, for playing one of their songs without permission. The track in question is not a recent pop song, but the 80-year old love song "I Only Have Eyes for You" which first appeared in Warner's 1934 movie "Dames."

Sep 15 09:34

Mystery of the cancer cluster killing Chinese workers at factory that makes new iPhone 6: 13 struck by leukaemia in SAME plant...

Apple is investigating its supply chain after the discovery of a disturbing cluster of leukaemia deaths among young workers at a factory in China where millions of its iPhones are made.

Sep 15 09:33

Obama Fourth President in a Row to Go on Prime-Time TV to Announce Bombing of Iraq

Presidential traditions can be great. There’s nothing like seeing happy children at the annual Easter Egg Roll or the goofy looks the leader of the world’s most powerful nation gets when pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey. But there’s one tradition that President Barack Obama has continued that he probably should have discontinued: announcing a bombing campaign in Iraq, and possibly Syria, to try to defeat ISIS, which has taken over significant territory in those countries.

Sep 15 09:29

US government threatens to prosecute families of James Foley and Steven Sotloff

New details have emerged of threats of prosecution made against the families of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, who were brutally beheaded on video by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

The gruesome murders of Foley and Sotloff have been seized upon as highly opportune events by the Obama administration, quite consciously and rapidly exploiting their deaths to justify expanding its war in the Middle East and operations targeting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Sep 15 09:10

Flashback: UK man wins court case against BBC for 911 cover up

Tony Rooke refused to pay a TV license fee because the BBC intentionally misrepresented facts about the 9/11 attacks, he alleged. It is widely known that the BBC reported the collapse of World

Trade Center Building 7 over 20 minutes before it occurred. WTC 7 was a 47-story skyscraper that was not hit by a plane on 9/11 but collapsed at free-fall speed later that day.

So Rooke said the BBC had to have had prior knowledge to a terror attack making them complicit in the attack. He presented the BBC footage to the judge along with a slew of other evidence, and the judge agreed that Rooke had a reasonable case to protest. Rooke was found not guilty and he was not fined for failure to pay the licensing fee.

Sep 15 08:57

Did Putin Just Bring Peace to Ukraine?

“In the implementing of their policies, our western partners– the United States first and foremost – prefer to be guided not by international law, but by force. They believe in their own ‘exceptionalism’, that they are allowed to decide on the fate of the world, and that they are always right.”

– Russian President Vladimir Putin

“What did we do to deserve this? What did we do to deserve being bombed from planes, shot at from tanks, and have phosphorous bombs dropped on us? ….That we wanted to live the way we want, and speak our own language, and make friends with whom we want?”

– Alexander V. Zakharchenko, Chairman of The Council of Ministers of The Donetsk National Republic, The Vineyard of the Saker

Sep 15 08:47

The U.S. National Debt Has Grown By More Than A Trillion Dollars In The Last 12 Months

The idea that the Obama administration has the budget deficit under control is a complete and total lie. According to the U.S. Treasury, the federal government has officially run a deficit of 589 billion dollars for the first 11 months of fiscal year 2014. But this number is just for public consumption and it relies on accounting tricks which massively understate how much debt is actually being accumulated. If you want to know what the real budget deficit is, all you have to do is go to a U.S. Treasury website which calculates the U.S. national debt to the penny. On September 30th, 2013 the U.S. national debt was sitting at $16,738,183,526,697.32. As I write this, the U.S. national debt is sitting at $17,742,108,970,073.37. That means that the U.S. national debt has actually grown by more than a trillion dollars in less than 12 months. We continue to wildly run up debt as if there is no tomorrow, and by doing so we are destroying the future of this nation.

Sep 15 08:33

Inflation Watch: How Much $1 Used To Get You!

Sep 15 08:27

This Is What Happens When The 'Unrigged' Market Breaks

It appears Rule 575 is having an impact today. Quietly this morning, CBOE traders were told at 1027ET that the S&P 500 index was "currently unavailable for trading." As the following chart shows, this halted a drop in the market and instantly enabled a levitation to near the day's highs. Unrigged?

Sep 15 08:25

Why Scotland Has All The Leverage, In One Chart

As always, the bottom line is about leverage and bargaining power. It is here that, miraculously, things once again devolve back to, drumroll, oil, and the fact that an independent Scotland would keep 90% of the oil revenues! As we showed several days ago, Scotland's oil may be the single biggest wildcard in the entire Independence movement. It is this oil that as SocGen's Albert Edwards shows earlier this morning, is what gives Scotland all the leverage.

Sep 15 08:24

What if Scotland Were a U.S. State?

To put into perspective what the loss of Scotland might feel like to the U.K., let’s think about the country as if it were a U.S. state. Scotland’s gross domestic product was about $211 billion in 2013. That puts it right in the middle of the pack among the 50 states.

However, Scotland means a great deal more to the U.K. than most states do to the broader U.S. The Scottish economy accounted for about 8.4 percent of the U.K.’s GDP last year. Only Texas (8.9 percent) and California (13.2 percent) accounted for a larger share of the U.S. economy.

Sep 15 08:17

Peak Summer Temperatures Plummeting In The Midwest

Prior to 1950, the Midwest never had a summer which didn’t reach 100 degrees. Summers which don’t reach 100 degrees happen all the time now, with the last two summers among the coolest on record.

Sep 15 08:13

Giganews Is An FBI Operation

Sep 15 08:11

The New World Order is Advancing

The events currently unfolding across the globe are designed to centralize power and resources, which is the ultimate goal of the globalists.

Sep 15 08:10

Carney still White House ‘propagandist’ now posing as tie-less CNN analyst

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is essentially doing the same job since being taken on by CNN – serving as propagandist for the government, award-winning journalist Ben Swann told RT.

Sep 15 08:10

Patriot Act’s absurd new spawn: Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse

Congress may be preparing to reinforce two horrible FISA Court decisions and an abusive government search with no debate in the coming weeks: a decision to give national security orders unlimited breadth, one making it legal for the government to investigate Americans for activities protected under the First Amendment, and the FBI’s “back door” searches of Americans’ communication content collected under the FISA Amendment Act Section 702 authority.

Sep 15 08:09

Public Schools Are Making BILLIONS Off ADHD Scam

Sep 15 08:08

China forming plans to take away gold market and price discovery power from U.S.

Since the beginning of the year, and perhaps even going back to the end of the 2008 credit crisis, gold and silver markets in both London and the U.S. have seen a massive amount of manipulation by the bullion banks in an effort to protect the dollar and reserve currency at the same time the Federal Reserve began implementing the policies of ZIRP, QE, and direct monetizing of U.S. debt. This of course has led the spot price of gold in the physical, paper, and futures markets to become depressed so much that several global miners no longer are able to make a profit from excavating and refining the precious metals.

Sep 15 08:04

Sen. Graham: Obama’s ISIS Plan ‘Fantasy,’ ‘Delusional’

Sen. Lindsey Graham went off on President Obama’s plan for combatting ISIS in Syria and Iraq, saying the plan to not put boots on the ground in Syria is “fantasy” and that the administration’s approach to the matter is “delusional.”

“This idea that we’re never going to have boots on the ground in Syria is fantasy. All this has come home to roost after the last three years of incompetent decisions,” said Graham.

Graham, who appeared on “Fox News Sunday,” was extremely critical of the president not considering putting boots on the ground, saying it is needed in order to combat ISIS.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Okay Lindsey, if you really feel that way, here's your rifle and here's your parachute. We ran out of the desert camo but here is a bright day-glo orange jumpsuit left over from the CIA's torture centers and we think the cleaners got most of the blood out. Watch your head climbing into that transport plane and we will call Assad and tell him you are on your way to kick his butt all by yourself.

But We The People remember the lies about stolen incubators that tricked us into the first invasion of Iraq.

We The People remember the lies about Saddam's nuclear weapons that tricked us into the second invasion of Iraq.

We The People remember how only a year ago you tried to trick us into war with Syria with more lies about poison gas.

The prudent assumption is that the current spate of theatrical beheadings is just more of the same.

Sep 15 07:59

We are not afraid - Scttish Independence

“You may have scared me and my family for a short time but as is the pattern from Westminster, your lies were uncovered and you failed to capture me in your disgusting web of deceit.“

Sep 15 07:58

Pro-independence Scots protest at BBC against ‘liar’ journalist

Pro-independence Scots rallied outside the BBC’s Glasgow headquarters on Sunday to protest the public broadcaster’s pro-union “bias” and demand the resignation of political editor Nick Robinson.

Waving Scottish flags and “Yes Scotland” banners, protesters chanted, “You can stick your license fee up your a***!” while banners read “Auntie Beeb, anti-democracy, anti-truth”.

Sep 15 07:58

Lebanon's blackout begins to ease

The electricity shutdown that Lebanon has been experiencing since 9:30 a.m. Monday would be fixed in a matter of hours, Electricite du Liban said in a statement, with power already having been restored to some areas.

“The network received a shock on the Boushrieh- Jamhour 66 Kv line, which resulted in the disconnection of all production units from the network and stopped electricity flow to most Lebanese areas,” EDL’s statement said.

An EDL executive had confirmed the blackout to The Daily Star earlier Monday, and said the incident was due to a malfunction at the Zahrani power plant.

Sep 15 07:57

John McCain DESTROYED By True American Patriot

Sep 15 07:57

'Germans fed up with NATO allies & US wars' – Frmr Defense Secretary

Sep 15 07:50

Beyond The War On ISIS

Since the 9/11 attack, a new era has begun in favor of the American neoconservative elites.
Bush's administration declared war against al-Qaeda, and promised the American people to punish every person involved in 9/11 catastrophe.
Bush accused the former Iraqi regime of supporting al-Qaeda prior Iraq's invasion, and he also accused saddam's regime of reserving weapons of massive destruction. However, these accusations are now well-known to be deceptions. In fact, Saddam's regime was secular totalitarian regime which fought religious-based militias and assassinated many religious figures inside Iraq.

Oil is the keyword

George W. Bush is, by far, the most ignorant American president. For example, he had visited Austria and made reference to the non-existent "Austrian language". And he had been so Spanish illiterate as to refer to "Cinco de Cuatro (#4)" in front of the Mexican ambassador when it was the 5th of May (Cinco de Mayo), and continued to flub it when he tried again.

Sep 15 07:49

ECHR case challenges UK government over surveillance of journalists’ communications

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is asking a European court to rule on whether UK legislation properly protects journalists’ sources and communications from government scrutiny and mass surveillance.

The Bureau’s application was filed with the European Court of Human Rights on Friday. If the court rules in favour of the application it will force the UK government to review regulation around the mass collection of communications data.

The action follows concerns about the implications to journalists of some of the revelations that have come out of material leaked by Edward Snowden.

Sep 15 07:48

Debunked: Ex-Im Bank Myths

Sep 15 07:47

The Silver Sentiment Cycle

The patterns are similar, but the potential rally from present prices in 2014 looks like it could be even larger than the 1977 – 1980 rally. Why? See below. In the early 1970s silver went from “ho-hum” to “enthusiasm” to “wow, who would believe it could go to $6.40?” After the 2008 crash silver went from “going back to 5 bucks” to “enthusiasm” to “wow, who would believe it could go above $45?”

As a reminder, after silver rallied to the then astounding price of $6.40 in early 1974, it crashed back to $3.80 and then traded sideways for 2 years. Less than 3 years later it had briefly traded at $50.00, due to a combination of inflation, debt and deficits, political issues, conflict with the USSR, fear, a market corner, and dollar weakness.

Sep 15 07:46

Human Rights Watch Blasts the FBI’s ‘Terror Informant’ Industry

Here one prime example of the FBI’s Informant Industry – ever since the two Tsarnaev brothers were announced by the FBI as their “prime suspects” in the Boston Bombing which occurred on Monday April 15th, 2013, every major US media network and government agency had assumed (along with President Obama) that these suspects were guilty – based solely a single photograph claiming to place them as fleeing the scene of the alleged bombing. The FBI claimed to not know the names and identities of the brothers when they released their pictures to the world press, pleading, ‘please send us any information relating to these two new faces’. 21WIRE quickly discovered that not only did the FBI know who BOTH brothers were, but elder brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev had already been recruited by the agency as an informant (his file is likely classified, meaning the public are not allowed to know the real story), and was most likely working for either the FBI or another agency in that capacity.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Something those of you reading this who happen to be informants should remember about the people that you work for. They will kill you if they see an advantage in it.

Sep 15 07:44

Comcast Tells Customers to Stop Using Tor Browser

Embattled Comcast has another complaint about customer service to add to its growing list. The cable and Internet provider has been telling customers that their service will be terminated if they don’t stop using the Tor web browser. According to a report by Deep.Dot.Web, multiple accounts of Comcast customer service crossing into monitoring customer activity online have been reported to them.

Comcast agents have reportedly contacted customers who use Tor, a web browser that is designed to protect the user’s privacy while online, and said their service can get terminated if they don’t stop using Tor. According to Deep.Dot.Web, one of those calls included a Comcast customer service agent named Jeremy, who allegedly described Tor as an “illegal service.” The use of Tor was then described as against Comcast usage policy.

Sep 15 07:41

Liberia Running Out Of Room For Ebola Patients

There is not a single empty bed available for an Ebola patient in Liberia right now, but thousands more cases are expected in the coming weeks. Entire families have been driving around in taxis looking for some place that will take their sick family members, but every treatment facility is already full.

Sep 15 07:41

Over 2 trillion becquerels of radioactive waste flowed from Fukushima plant into Pacific in just 10 months

At least 2 trillion becquerels' worth of radioactive material flowed from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean between August 2013 and May 2014, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has admitted. The rate of release was 10 times higher than TEPCO's pre-meltdown threshold for radioactive material.

A becquerel is a unit for measuring radioactive material that corresponds to one unit of radioactive decay per second. It is a way of describing how much radiation is being emitted by radioactive material, in contrast to measuring the mass or volume of the material itself, the energy carried by the radiation or the biological impact of exposure.

Sep 15 07:41

BEX ALERT - British jihadist medical student, 21, is pictured holding severed head while wearing her white doctor's jacket

A woman believed to be a British medical student who left the UK in order to join ISIS has posted an image on social media of herself holding a severed head.

The woman, who goes by the Twitter name of Mujahidah Bint Usama, claims to be a doctor for the terror group based in Raqqa, Syria.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Wow! They are really laying on the industrial strength bovine excrement right now!

This tells us they are not getting the traction with the public they thought they would with the first staged beheadings. So, if at first you don't succeed, lie, lie again.

Next they will probably gas a cute puppy, like they did to sell the second invasion of Iraq.

Sep 15 07:40

Stock Market Going Up For Wrong Reasons

Sep 15 07:37

Syrian “Moderate” Rebels and Islamic State Jihadists “Make Peace”. What Will Obama do Now?

Well, Well, Well, what do we have here?

According to a new report by Agence-France Presse (AFP) “Syrian rebels and jihadists from the Islamic State have agreed a non-aggression pact for the first time in a suburb of the capital Damascus, a monitoring group said on Friday.”

What will the Obama administration do now? Originally President Obama said in a televised speech that he will support “military assistance to the Syrian opposition.” Here is what he said:

Sep 15 07:36

Dancing in the Court of Everlasting Justice.

The slathering crocodile Bankers are salivating over the planned carnage in Syria and Iraq. Their front suits are fronting for these moneychangers. Like Pez dispensers or toothpaste tubes they squeeze out endless coils of radioactive weasel shit, which gets spread like pate over the mindscreens of the blind who squirm and moan in their bondage suits. All the straps and cinches are in the right places for maximum sensory stimulus.

Sep 15 07:33

British Government’s surveillance of journalists violates international law

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s application to the Strasbourg Court challenges the government’s use of covert surveillance powers to access and analyse journalistic information. We say it is clearly contrary to fundamental human rights law.

The background to BIJ’s challenge is well known. Edward Snowden finally told us the facts.

Sep 15 07:30

Winona Judd, Dubya and Bush Family all in Bed with Safeguard Property Thugs this Week at Five Star Conference.



So now Winona Judd is going to be jamming out down there in the Lone Star State with them I found out. I loved living in Dallas for a while, but the bullshit they can keep.

Sep 15 07:20

De-hired Professor Steven Salaita Is a University's Worst Nightmare

Steven G. Salaita, whose job offer was rescinded after he posted vitriolic anti-Israel tweets during the recent Gaza war, made clear not long ago that he wants his position reinstated. At a September 9 press conference he dismissed reported efforts the university has made to reach a financial settlement instead. Meanwhile, at a meeting on September 10, the UIUC trustees soundly defeated a proposal to reconsider their withdrawal of the tenured position Salaita had been due to take up this semester

With the debate over the controversy brewing in university corridors, academic publications and in online discussions, pressure on the UIUC administration to reinstate Salaita has been growing. Five departments have voted no confidence in Chancellor Phyllis Wise, a handful of scholars have canceled planned lectures and events at UIUC, and several large academic organizations have issued statements condemning the decision not to hire Salaita.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Salaita was kicked out of his job, not for comments he made in a classroom, but comments he made as a private citizen that are protected by the First Amendment. Everyone who supports the termination of Salaita or of anyone for comments they make in private shows themselves to be an enemy of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and everything America is supposed to stand for.

Sep 15 07:18

The U.S. National Debt Has Grown By More Than A Trillion Dollars In The Last 12 Months

The idea that the Obama administration has the budget deficit under control is a complete and total lie. According to the U.S. Treasury, the federal government has officially run a deficit of 589 billion dollars for the first 11 months of fiscal year 2014. But this number is just for public consumption and it relies on accounting tricks which massively understate how much debt is actually being accumulated. If you want to know what the real budget deficit is, all you have to do is go to a U.S. Treasury website which calculates the U.S. national debt to the penny. On September 30th, 2013 the U.S. national debt was sitting at$16,738,183,526,697.32. As I write this, the U.S. national debt is sitting at $17,742,108,970,073.37. That means that the U.S. national debt has actually grown by more than a trillion dollars in less than 12 months. We continue to wildly run up debt as if there is no tomorrow, and by doing so we are destroying the future of this nation.

Sep 15 07:18

Second British aid worker facing ISIS murder threat

A second British hostage facing execution by Islamic State (IS) militants has been identified as Alan Henning, a taxi driver from northwest England who was kidnapped during an aid mission to Syria.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Look; we're just going to go on cutting off peoples' ... I mean, ISIS is just going to go on cutting off peoples' heads until you let us invade Syria!!!" -- Official White Horse Souse

Sep 15 07:14

WORLD WAR 3 FOR DUMMIES

A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding the Present World Situation

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is worth saving and forwarding to your friends!

Sep 15 07:06

Government Continues To Ignore 9/11 First Responder’s Toxic Exposure

There were a unique group of people that emerged during 9/11. They were the ones who, instead of running away from the attacks, were running towards it. They were the helpers. They were the ones working for days trying to dig victims out of the debris. They were the ones who worked at ground zero trying to help emergency response units. They were the ones setting up missing persons areas.

Sep 15 07:02

Zionist group publishes target list of “anti-Israel” US professors

The Amcha Initiative, the Zionist organization that has repeatedly intimidated, spied on and harassed students and faculty, appears to be escalating its campaign by publishing what amounts to a target list of “anti-Israel” professors.

Amcha says that the list is made up of “218 professors identifying themselves as Middle East scholars, who recently called for the academic boycott of Israel in a petition.”

Sep 15 07:02

Palestinian Authority foils new Gaza war crimes probe

The leaders of the Palestinian Authority last month blocked efforts to bring Israeli war crimes in Gaza before the International Criminal Court (ICC), Al Jazeera’s investigative unit has discovered.

The TV channel revealed yesterday the existence of a letter from the office of top ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda (published in full by The Electronic Intifada below) in which she recounted a private 5 August meeting with Riad Malki, the PA foreign minister.

It is difficult to read her account of the meeting as anything other than Malki obstructing the process of investigating Israeli war crimes in Gaza.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This will drive the Palestinians away from the PA and towards HAMAS.

Sep 15 07:01

Anger in Jerusalem after Israel kills another Palestinian teen

Muhammad Sinokrot, who would have turned sixteen years old on 9 December, was not particularly fond of school and his grades were not great. But he was a hard-working boy and was keen on improving.

A few months earlier, he had borrowed his cousin’s graduation gown to wear while posing in front of a camera. He had two years left to graduate from high school, and this portrait emboldened him to work even harder.

An Israeli rubber-coated steel bullet in the head, however, decimated his dreams and cut short his very young life.

Sep 15 07:01

American dominance of world order

Achieving world mastery requires confronting questionable areas, current or potential obstructionism to American dominance, sequentially ordered in an intended systematic pattern of hegemony, except that at present multiple trouble spots have appeared—e.g., Iran, Ukraine, ISIS—that muddy the waters.

Sep 15 07:00

Homeland In-Security Often Pits Film Biz Vs. L.A. Water & Power Department

When location manager Kris Bunting requested permission to film on a water tower in Griffith Park, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said no. “They are concerned about our poisoning the water table,” Bunting said in an email to his producer.

The scene called for two actors to unlock a gate and climb up a set of stairs on the outside of the tank. “They gave me every excuse,” Bunting told Deadline about the request last December. “Homeland security was brought up. I said, ‘This is not a secured reservoir. Anybody who has access to Griffith Park could hop that fence.’ ”

Sep 15 07:00

Europe Has Lost Its Monetary Mind?

Europe's Weak Because It's Uncompetitive ... In the long-running debate over Europe's feeble economic recovery, monetary policy has taken center stage as if printing money to spur demand can solve Europe's troubles. According to two newly released competitiveness reports, the real problem lies elsewhere: labor costs, which have been growing faster than productivity, and underinvestment.

Sep 15 06:59

Is It Finally John McCain's America?

Senator John McCain, one of the last non-anguished interventionists in Washington (his Sancho Panza, fellow Republican Lindsey Graham, is another), had a very good last week.

He watched President Barack Obama decide to drop bombs on Syria, a policy McCain has long endorsed. He saw the non-interventionist wing of his party suddenly revise its views when it came under pressure from Middle East reality. He played polar bear to ex-White House flack Jay Carney’s baby seal on CNN.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So, you know one of the people to get the blame for all of this!

Sep 15 06:55

Is Risk-On About to Switch to Risk-Off?

Sep 15 06:54

No Accountability: Obama Admin Officials Hide Truth Over War

Obama administration officials late this week made conflicting statements about the critical question of whether the United States is at war with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIL).

The White House and Pentagon on Friday used the word “war” to describe U.S. military actions in Iraq and Syria.

Sep 15 06:53

Obama administration has been supplying military equipment to colleges across the U.S

The U.S. government has not just been equipping police with military weaponry; they’ve been supplying such weapons to colleges as well. According to The Chronicles of Higher Education:

“Should the campus police at the University of Central Florida ever need a modified grenade launcher, one sits waiting in the department’s armory. Retooled to fire tear-gas canisters, the weapon was used several years ago for training purposes, according to Richard Beary, the university’s chief of police. It hasn’t left storage since.

Sep 15 06:51

Rosetta: Audacious comet landing site chosen

Scientists and engineers have spent weeks studying the 4km-wide "ice mountain" known as 67P, looking for a location they can place a small robot.

They have chosen what they hope is a relatively smooth region on the smaller of the comet's two lobes.

But the team is under no illusions as to how difficult the task will be.

Sep 15 06:48

American police scammed Canadian visitors out of $2.5 billion

American police are targeting their northern neighbors, according to a travel warning from the Canadian government. State and federal law enforcement officers are reportedly shaking down Canadians visiting the US, illegally confiscating legally carried cash. Over 61,000 of these incidents have occurred since 9/11, resulting in $2.5 billion being seized, according to The Washington Post.

Sep 15 06:46

Martin Armstrong-Next Decline Will Be Far Worse Than Last One

On the recent strength of the U.S. dollar, financial expert Martin Armstrong says, “The central banks only have the dollar, that’s it. It is the reserve currency. We just had a former Obama economist come out a few days ago and say the risk to the United States is a strong dollar, and we should give up the reserve currency position. Why? Because they realize there is no other choice. What are you going to do, put your retirement money in rubles? How about Yuan? There is no place you can go. It’s only dollars.” So, is the dollar is not going to fall out of bed anytime soon? Armstrong says, “Not yet. You have to take the dollar up, and that will bring gold down short term. Also, as war begins to happen, you have to realize that capital flees from wherever conflict is. The more conflict you have in the Middle East and Europe, the more money is going to come this way (to the U.S.)”

Sep 15 06:43

Louisiana fishermen still suffering from 2010 oil spill

Four years after oil spill disaster, the Gulf of Mexico seafood industry is still holding its breath as a result of the tragedy.
The Louisiana fishermen say the oyster population in the Gulf of Mexico has yet to rebound and continues to suffer lower birth rates and higher mortality rates than before the 2010 spill.

As a result of the disaster, Oyster production in Louisiana, which typically accounts for one third of all oyster production nationwide, dropped by half in 2010. Experts are still probing potential problems with crabs and shrimps as well. Last week, Federal judge Carl Barbier ruled that oil giant BP acted with “gross negligence” during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Sep 15 06:42

Hundreds of girls taken to hospital after mass fainting spell linked to cervical cancer vaccine hits Colombia

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

Authorities say they still don't know what caused more than 200 girls in El Carmen de Bolivar to come down with symptoms ranging from fainting to numbness in the hands and headaches.

Some have hinted that the town of 95,000 near Colombia's Caribbean coast could be experiencing a rare case of mass hysteria.

Parents are on edge however because all the girls, ranging in ages from 9 to 16, were injected in recent months with the vaccine Gardasil. On Wednesday, residents marched peacefully to demand a thorough investigation.

Sep 15 06:38

Children across the country being hospitalized with the 'open border flu'

The rarely-seen Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), which has been sending children to emergency rooms in several mid-western states, has now made its way to the East Coast, as confirmed cases in Connecticut and New York have been reported in the last few days. Though the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has yet to make it official, several other states along the eastern seaboard are reporting outbreaks of the virus as well.

EV-D68, which was first identified in California in 1962, can cause mild flu-like symptoms with a runny nose, fever and body aches. However, it can also send its victims into severe respiratory distress, as has been seen in New York, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky and Missouri, according to the CDC.

Sep 15 06:35

Five German Telecom Companies Hacked by The NSA and The GCHQ

We knew already that Germany was a prime target for electronic espionage orchestrated by the American National Security Agency (NSA) and its British equivalent, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). According to the German Magazine, Der Spiegel, based on documents provided by Edward Snowden, 500 million communications (telephone, email, SMS) were being intercepted every month before the scandal broke out.

However, a new investigation published on Saturday, September 13, by the German magazine, seems to provide additional details on the technicalities of the espionage which was, apparently, organized with the complicity of the German secret services. Der Spiegel ensures that the NSA and the GCHQ have clandestine access to the networks of at least five German companies: Deutsche Telekom, Netcologne, Stellar, and Cetel IABG. These companies, in fact, operate much of the German telecommunications infrastructure.

Sep 15 06:32

US use of Malaysia base may be a coup: American analyst

American political analyst Scott Rickard believes that it may be a “coup” if the United States starts partnership with Malaysia in South China Sea. “It would be a bit of a coup for the Americans to begin partnering with Malaysia in South China Sea and using airbases in Malaysia to conduct surveillance,” Rickard, former Intelligence Linguist, told Press TV on Sunday.

He made the remarks when asked about a report that Malaysia has offered to let the US use one of its airbases to fly military spy planes over the South China Sea. Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), has said that the Malaysian government recently asked the US to operate the P-8 Poseidon aircraft from the country’s most eastern area, giving the Americans greater proximity to the South China Sea.

Sep 15 06:24

Rescue Mission to Gaza Zoo

The conflict that has ravaged the Gaza strip has seen its destructive effects extend past human casualties to affect animals as well. The zoo in North Gaza saw severe damage over the course of the conflict, leading to the death of more than eighty animals. However, the twenty surviving animals are finally receiving the medical assistance they direly need, thanks to animal rescue organisation Four Paws. The organisation was finally able to gain access to the damaged zoo and are currently on the ground, providing the remaining animals with food and life saving medicine, as well as restoring the water supply, which was cut off due to damaged pipes.

Sep 15 05:45

Comcast Is Monitoring Your Tor Usage, Threatening To Cut Services

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) is reportedly telling its subscribers, who are using the Tor service, to stop doing so or risk losing their Internet services. As if the company needed any help to cement its position as the most hated company in America, it has just done itself a huge favor. A number of reports have surfaced over the last few days, chronicling encounters and experiences some Comcast subscribers have had with the company’s support group.

Users have been warned that if they use Tor, they can risk losing their Internet services provided by Comcast. Tor is a Web anonymizing service, which lets users surf and browse the Internet in complete privacy and anonymity. The service gained a lot of traction after Edward Snowden leaked information about the US government, specifically the National Security Agency (NSA), massive-monitoring US citizens without their knowledge.

Sep 15 05:25

Judges, Vulture Capitalists Pick the Bones of Argentina

America’s legal war with Argentina has continued to rage ever since an American judge, Thomas Griesa, ordered Argentina to either pay all of its creditors from its 2001 financial collapse or pay none—regardless of the law governing its debt obligations.

In June, Argentina deposited $539 million with the Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) to pay interest on its several classes of bonds governed by both United States and Argentine law. These bonds were issued both in settlement for Argentina’s defaulted debt and as new debt since Argentina emerged from effective bankruptcy 13 years ago.

Sep 15 05:07

Israel targets Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast

Gaza: Israeli gunboats Sunday opened fire at Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast in a breach of the truce reached late last month.
According to the Palestinian fishermen syndicate, Israeli gunboats have been opening fire daily at fishing boats, MENA reported.

A long-term truce in Gaza was agreed with Israel Aug 26. The ceasefire mediated by Egypt came into effect after the two sides agreed to an unlimited and immediate ceasefire. Last week, the Israeli navy arrested four Palestinian fishermen in the northern sea off Gaza Strip.

Israeli naval forces usually free detained fishermen after questioning them. Israel says it does so to fight smuggling of weapons to the enclave through the sea.

Sep 15 04:44

$6 billion Gaza reconstruction aid will be ‘made in Israel’

As the world gears up to finance Gaza's $6bn reconstruction after Operation Protective Edge, an EU source has revealed that Israel will earn billions of euros by making sure that all the steel, concrete and other materials and other aid are sourced in Israel and benefit Israeli companies.

At least 65,000 people in the Gaza Strip are homeless after the recent seven-week conflict. Infrastructure ranging from water desalination centres to power plants lies in ruins. No formal Israeli ban prevents the import of reconstruction materials that were not made in Israel, but EU sources speaking on condition of anonymity say that in practice, Israeli security demands present them with a fait accompli.

Sep 15 04:40

Israel Slams Intel Soldiers Who Say They Won't Be 'Tools to Persecute' Palestinians

r
LinkedIn

Save

Israeli officials denounced 43 reservists for declaring they would no longer serve in the military’s main intelligence unit to protest the government’s policies toward the Palestinians.

The members of Intelligence Unit 8200 sent a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying they refused to “take part in actions against Palestinians” and “continue serving as tools in cementing the military’s control over the Occupied Territories.” The letter, sent last week, singled out the unit’s surveillance of Palestinians, and accused it of collecting information that “is used for political persecution” and “harms innocent people.”

“Refusal to serve of any kind should be condemned,” Netanyahu said in a speech to a Tel Aviv cyber conference. “The political use that was made recently, including the airing of false accusations, is unacceptable. The Israeli Defense Forces, including all of its units, is the most moral army in the world.”

Sep 15 04:37

But Is It Good for the Jews?”

After World War II most Jews assumed that the Zionist movement and the Israeli state were good for the Jews. Indeed, they assumed that they were necessary goods – necessary for the very survival of the Jewish people. To that end, it was alleged, Israel would provide a haven from the anti-Semitism that so devastated the Jews of Europe. There were those who took issue with this perspective, but they were few in number and without influence. Zionism triumphed and in 1948 the State of Israel was proclaimed. Today we have 66 years of history to judge Zionism and Israeli nationalism. So, after these six and a half decades, it is time we ask the question once more. Can we still assume that Zionism and Israel are good for the Jews?

Sep 15 04:35

Scottish independence: Good or bad for the Jews?

Where does this leave the Scottish Jewish community? There are an estimated 6,000-7,000 Jews in Scotland, mainly located in Glasgow with smaller communities in Edinburgh and Dundee and small pockets scattered around the country. Historically Jews have not been oppressed in Scotland but there is palpably much animosity to them north of the border. This is sometimes disguised as anti-Zionism but often without even this fig-leaf. Operation ‘Protective Edge’ this summer stripped away any pretense that this antagonism was merely directed at Israel and not at Jews per se. In the first week of August, more anti-Semitic incidents were recorded than in the whole of the previous year. Insulting graffiti on synagogues, verbal and written threats, incitement to violence, open hostility to Jews in universities, trade unions and town and city councils (some of which have flown the Palestinian flag) are everyday events and are making life difficult for Jewish Scots.

Sep 15 04:32

Supreme Court ruling has wiped out 11 “do it on a computer” patents so far

There have been no less than 11 federal judicial rulings striking down patents as "abstract" since the US Supreme Court's June 26 decision in Alice v. CLS Bank. It's a high number. The case was recognized as a big decision by commentators when it came, and what's happened since suggests the ramifications may be broader than first thought. Vox Media's Tim Lee (former Ars contributor) has an article rounding up the 11 rulings.

Sep 15 02:41

Beyond The War On ISIS

Since the 9/11 attack, a new era has been created by the neoconservative American elites. Thereafter, Bush's administration declared war against al-Qaeda, and promised the American people to punish anyone stood behind 9/11 catastrophe.
Bush accused the former Iraqi regime of supporting al-Qaeda prior Iraq's invasion, and he also accused saddam's regime of reserving weapons of massive destruction. However, these accusations are now well-known to be deceptions. In fact, Saddam's regime was secular totalitarian regime which fought religious-based militias and assassinated many religious figures inside Iraq.

The keyword is oil

Sep 14 19:53

Obama To Announce Ebola Czar

Sep 14 19:06

Keiser Report: Global Ponzi Scheme

Sep 14 18:52

Washington’s War Against Russia — Paul Craig Roberts

snip: Russia, thinking the Cold War ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union, opened herself to the West. Russian governments trusted the West, and as a result of Russia’s gullibility, the West was able to purchase numerous allies among the Russian elites. Depending on the alignment of the media, these compromised elites are capable of assassinating Putin and attempting a coup.

One would think that by now Putin’s government would recognize the danger and arrest the main elements of the fifth column, followed by trial and execution for treason, in order that Russia can stand united against the Western Threat. If Putin does not take this step, it means either than Putin does not recognize the extent of the threat or that his government lacks the power to protect Russia from the internal threat.

Sep 14 18:36

Paul Craig Roberts: No Economy For Americans

snip: Beginning with the Clinton regime, the American economy has only worked for the One Percent, and it only works for them because the government makes the 99 percent bail out the One Percent. The American economy is an Aristocratic Economy that works for the government-privileged few, but not for anyone else. To understand this hard fact, read Nomi Prins book, All The Presidents’ Bankers.

Of course, the real figures are more like the Ten Percent and the 90 percent. The One Percent caught on, because the upper reaches of that one percent are all multi-billionaires with more money than a family could spend in multiple lifetimes.

Sep 14 18:30

Student loan debt is exploding. It has grown so much and so fast that it not only crushes millions of young people, but it also has started to weigh down our entire economy. Total nationwide student debt now stands at $1.2 trillion

In the coming days, the Senate is expected to vote on the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act, which would help ease this debt burden for millions of borrowers by cutting the interest rates on existing student loans. Earlier this summer, a large majority – 58 senators, including every Democrat, every Independent and three Republicans – were ready to take up the bill, but Republicans filibustered it, refusing to even debate the legislation. We may have lost that vote, but we’re not ready to give up. More than 750,000 people have signed petitions in support of student loan refinancing, and momentum continues to grow.

Sep 14 16:27

Hundreds of Reports of Meteor but No Confirmation

More than 100 people from British Columbia to Oregon reported the sighting on the American Meteor Society"Report a Fireball" website.

Reports came from cities including Seattle, Wenatchee, Everett, Bellingham, Portland and Victoria, B.C.

Sep 14 15:04

The Theory And Practice Of Oligarchical Collectivism

by Emmanuel Goldstein

(The 'Book within a Book' from George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four)

Sep 14 14:39

Listening to Lavrov giving up on the West

Again, the prevailing sense is one of disgust, bewilderment, and fatigue. Though somebody as diplomatic as Lavrov will never say the, the general reaction is clearly "you guys are both hopeless and in decline; we don't need, you, goodbye". This is said without anger, mostly with sadness, really.

I don't think that Russian diplomats will make a big anti-western statement at the UN or anywhere else. The opposite of love is not hatred, but indifference. And Russian officials will continue to speak of "our partners" or even "our friends", but while this nice sounding rhetoric will continue, relations with the West will gradually cease to be a priority for the Russian diplomacy, business community and even general public. In fact, Russia is already building a multi-polar world and if the West wants no part of it - tough. The Russians know that the West cannot prevent the emergence of this new world, and they don't really care if they refuse accept this reality or play by the new rules.

Sep 14 14:17

Our Virtual Economy

Sep 14 13:35

Citi, Deutsche Bank, Bank Of America Were Channels For Sending Drug Money To Colombia, Court Filing Shows

U.S.-based accounts at Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Deutsche Bank AG (ETR:DBK) and Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) were used to channel tens of millions of dollars’ worth of global drug money that was sent to shady Colombian currency brokerages, an affidavit from an undercover Massachusetts detective obtained recently by 100Reporters says.

Sep 14 13:31

Cargill sues Syngenta over sale of banned GMO corn

Cargill Inc, the top US grain exporter, sued a unit of Syngenta AG in a Louisiana state court over the weekend for damages stemming from China's rejection of genetically modified US corn, which Cargill said cost the company more than $90 million. Minnesota-based Cargill accuses Syngenta of exposing the grain trader to losses by selling the seeds to American farmers before the Swiss company had secured approval from China.

Sep 14 12:25

Shanghai Cooperation Organization – new regional and global power

The 14th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) took place in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan from Sept.11 to Sept.12. The summit brought together the heads of all key countries of the region after a long time and this meeting will likely be a turning point in the organization’s history. The new rules of accession to the SCO, adopted during this meeting, will allow to admit India and Pakistan to the organization in the next summit to be held in Russia in 2015.

Sep 14 12:04

Armed masked men repelling from unmarked choppers raid and destroy grower’s medical marijuana crops in NorCal

UNIDENTIFIED UNITS DESCEND ON MARIJUANA FARM CUTTING PLANTS AT STEM
Dressed in full combat camouflage fatigues, masked men, speculated to be working for Lear Asset Management, were spotted repelling out of an unmarked black helicopter destroying medical marijuana crops on a woman’s legal farm, reports say.

Sep 14 11:36

APPLE WATCH IS A HAZARD TO YOUR SEX LIFE

A July 2013 survey of British women found that that 62% of women have interrupted sexual intercourse to check their cell phone. Some 48% of men admitted to doing the same.

Sep 14 11:35

ANOTHER FAKE BEHEADING

I really do not know what to do about another fake beheading, because people are so onto the B.S. by now that it probably will not matter to dig through whatever this next phony is and point out how and why it is fake. WHAT IS IMPORTANT HOWEVER is for Israel and the greater Jewish community figure out that THIS TIME REPEATING A LIE WILL NOT WORK and will instead backfire. People are onto the psy ops, and more of the same will only incite hatred towards Israel, the Jewish community and the scamming MSM.

Sep 14 11:08

Don’t Bomb ISIS On My Behalf

A Washington Post-ABC News poll conducted Sept. 4-7 among 1,001 adults nationwide revealed that 59% of Americans believe ISIS (or ISIL or the Islamic State) is a “very serious threat to US vital interests.” Another 31% view ISIS as a “somewhat serious” threat.

Sep 14 10:47

NATO countries have begun arms deliveries to Ukraine: defense minister

Ukraine's defense minister said on Sunday that NATO countries were delivering weapons to his country to equip it to fight pro-Russian separatists and "stop" Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sep 14 10:44

White House, headquarters of ISIL: Iran cmdr.

An Iranian military official says the United States has created the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group in line with its plots to sow discord in the Middle East.

Commander of Iran’s Basij volunteer force Mohammad Reza Naqdi said on Saturday, “The White House is the headquarters of the ISIL.”

Sep 14 10:44

The Zionist War Machine Built By Cowards

What else can you fairly call a people who attack a population of refugees confined to a small space surrounded on every side by fences and machine-gun towers, a population with nowhere to run? No, that is not put strongly enough. Not just attack, but use the latest and most ferocious weapons from the American arsenal to slaughter more than 2100 people, including more than 500 children, destroying along the way a major portion of the housing, businesses, and institutions of a poor people.

Sep 14 10:41

Independence campaign served to make half of Scotland realize BBC & MSM pumps out streams of propaganda

I think the greatest achievement of the campaign has been that half the population of Scotland has awoken to the fact that the mainstream media, and the BBC in particular, pump out a stream of propaganda in collusion with the state and corporate interests, and that much of it is untrue. If I have contributed to that realisation, I am very happy indeed, but I am only one of a number of alternative sources of information now available on new media. The great triumph of the Yes campaign has been the united force of social media and community mobilisation.

Sep 14 10:38

Ebola scare: Doctors desert patients at Achimota Hospital

Health workers at the Achimota Hospital in Accra have reportedly abandoned the facility over a suspected Ebola case Sunday.

A patient was rushed to the hospital Sunday morning showing symptoms of the deadly disease that is sweeping lives in West Africa. Other patients at the hospital have been left to their fate, local station Citi FM is reporting.

According to the Head of Disease Surveillance at the Ghana Health Service, Dr Badu Sakordie, the case is being investigated.

Sep 14 10:33

The Derivative Nightmare - Janet Tavakoli

Sep 14 09:45

GAZA BECOMING A TRAILER PARK

Fifty Palestinian families made homeless by Israeli bombing during the summer’s fierce offensive on the Gaza Strip were rehoused Saturday in mobile homes in the southern town of Khan Yunis.

Sep 14 09:45

HOLLYWOOD BEGGING TO BE BOYCOTTED

STAND WITH PALESTINE AT THE BOX OFFICE!

Sep 14 09:44

TIMELY SPOOF ON THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT

Sep 14 09:37

MANUFACTURED BEHEADINGS TO SELL YOU A NEW WAR!

Optional Banner: 
WRH Exclusive
Sep 14 09:29

America Under Cultural Dhimmitude

Sep 14 09:19

The parents of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff were told by a White House counterterrorism official at a meeting last May that they could face criminal prosecution if they paid ransom to try to free their son

The parents of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff were told by a White House counterterrorism official at a meeting last May that they could face criminal prosecution if they paid ransom to try to free their son, a spokesman for the family told Yahoo News Friday night.

Sep 14 09:19

Laredo, TX police fire 80 shots at man armed with pellet gun

The Laredo Police Department placed six officers who allegedly opened fire on Jose Walter Garza, 30, on administrative duties pending an internal investigation of the incident, which occurred outside a truck stop on Saturday around 2 a.m., according to the Laredo Morning Times.

Sep 14 09:18

Spy court renews NSA metadata program

With a surveillance reform bill stuck in the Senate, the federal court overseeing spy agencies on Friday reauthorized the National Security Agency’s controversial bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

Reauthorization from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) allows the NSA to continue to warrantlessly collect “metadata” in bulk about people’s phone calls. The records contain information about which numbers people called, when and how long they talked, but not the actual content of their conversations.

ADVERTISEMENT
“Given that legislation has not yet been enacted, and given the importance of maintaining the capabilities of the Section 215 telephony metadata program, the government has sought a 90-day reauthorization of the existing program,” the Justice Department and Office of the Director of National Intelligence said in a joint statement, referring to the section of the Patriot Act that authorizes the program.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This particularly galls me.

Mike and I are involved in a food distribution charity, co-sponsored by my Church, and the local Catholic Church.

The program does their distributions on Friday, so earlier in the week, I will call the Sister at the Catholic church, asking her if we need to do a bread run to augment the food supplies they have. The answer is, generally, yes.

I know that the NSA is recording our phone call. But can this government do a thing about the problems which are causing the food insecurity issue on Oahu?!?

HELL, NO!!

Sep 14 09:13

ASCE Journals refuse to correct fraudulent paper they published on WTC collapses

(ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineers)

By Tony Szamboti and Richard Johns

In January 2011 one of the ASCE Journals (the Journal of Engineering Mechanics) published a paper by Jia-Liang Le and Zdenek Bazant entitled “Why the Observed Motion History of the World Trade Center Towers is Smooth”. This paper attempted to calculate the velocity loss of the falling upper section of WTC 1, when it landed on the first intact story,and claimed that this ‘jolt’ (loss of velocity) would be too small to observe. This conclusion is unsound, as it is based on assumptions about the tower that conflict with information provided in the NIST reports on 9/11 and contains internal contradictions and inconsistencies . A Discussion paper pointing out these problems was submitted to the same journal in May 2011, but after keeping the paper in review for 27 months the journal’s editors finally declined it in August 2013 on the grounds that it is “out of scope” for the journal. The following is a summary of the events surrounding these papers.

Sep 14 09:12

U.S. Inspector: Billions in failed programs wasted in Afghanistan

With most Americans’ attention riveted on Iraq and Syria, John F. Sopko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan, said the United States’ unprecedented $120 billion reconstruction investment there is at risk.

“The country remains under assault by insurgents and is short of domestic revenue, plagued by corruption, afflicted by criminal elements involved in opium and smuggling, and struggling to execute the basic functions of government,” Sopko said in a speech at Georgetown University.

President Barack Obama’s vow that only 9,800 U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan by year’s end, Sopko said, has left many Americans unaware the the United States will spend up to $8 billion a year on reconstruction projects for years to come.

“If corruption is allowed to continue unabated, it will likely jeopardize every gain we’ve made so far in Afghanistan,” Sopko said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"HEY now: people made money: isn't THAT the American way?!?" - Official Bushbama Spokes Souse.

Sep 14 09:09

How the West Created the Islamic State

Missing from the chorus of outrage, however, has been any acknowledgement of the integral role of covert US and British regional military intelligence strategy in empowering and even directly sponsoring the very same virulent Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria and beyond, that went on to break away from al-Qaeda and form ‘ISIS’, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or now simply, the Islamic State (IS).

According to a little-known November report for the US Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) and Strategic Studies Department, Dividing Our Enemies, post-invasion Iraq was “an interesting case study of fanning discontent among enemies, leading to ‘red-against-red’ [enemy-against-enemy] firefights.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The US government can never again be considered an "honest broker" for any kind of peace in the Middle East or elsewhere.

Any country wishing to hang on to its legitimacy and sovereignty better stop listening to US governmental officials on anything and right the bloody heck now!!

Sep 14 09:04

Racist Neocon Adam Holland now trying to smear my podcast guests


Here is a pricks twitter address @ad_halland give him a piece of your mind WRH. Let him know he messed with the wrong people.

More on this loser

Sep 14 09:03

Contractors Ready to Cash In On ISIS War

Obama pledged that the war against ISIS won’t be fought with U.S. ground troops. He didn’t say anything about contractors, who see this as “the next big meal ticket.”

America’s rapidly-expanding war against ISIS won’t involve large numbers of U.S. troops on the ground, President Obama is promising. And it’s clear that airstrikes alone won’t beat back the extremist group. Which means that if the President wants to have any hope of meeting his far-reaching goal of destroying ISIS, he’s going to have to rely on private military contractors.

At least, that’s what the contractors are hoping.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Concealment: that is what this administration is all about; lies, lies, and more lies, to achieve its geopolitical goals.

There is no real difference between the objectives of Bush and Obama: control of Middle Eastern Oil, and having it paid for only with US dollars; the destruction of America's middle class through outsourcing/offshoring; and the destruction of any competing currency, like the Russian ruble or the Chinese yuan, through war if necessary.

So our best and brightest in our military will die, and be maimed for life, ultimately for corporate pursuit of private profit; cold comfort for their friends and family, but this is the hard truth.

Once you understand this, all the military misadventures in which this country has been mired ever since 2001 come into clear, sharp, and painful focus.

We are not having our freedoms protected by these wars; we are not any more safe because them, or because of the extrajudicial assassinations, upon which which President Bushbama is so keen, which have occurred.

After 9/11, the horrific pieces of legislation which have been put into place, like the Patriot Act, the Homeland Security Act, and the NDAA guarantee that the protections which used to exist under a rule of law, guaranteed by the Constitution and Bill of Rights, no longer exist.

Sep 14 08:50

Wall Street Is Coming to Fleece Your Town

In an inscrutable move that has alarmed state treasurers, the Federal Reserve, along with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, just changed the liquidity requirements for the nation’s largest banks. Municipal bonds, long considered safe liquid investments, have been eliminated from the list of high-quality liquid collateral. assets (HQLA). That means banks that are the largest holders of munis are liable to start dumping them in favor of the Treasuries and corporate bonds that do satisfy the requirement.

Sep 14 08:49

Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia

Fresh U.S. and EU sanctions imposed on Moscow will bring an abrupt halt to exploration of Russia's huge Arctic and shale oil reserves and complicate financing of existing Russian projects from the Caspian Sea to Iraq and Ghana.

On Friday, the United States imposed sanctions on Gazprom, Gazprom Neft, Lukoil, Surgutneftegas and Rosneft, banning Western firms from supporting their activities in exploration or production from deep water, Arctic offshore or shale projects.

The new measures, designed to put further pressure on President Vladimir Putin over Russia's actions in Ukraine, are a major broadening of the previous sanctions, which only banned the export of high technology oil equipment into Russia.

Projects now in jeopardy include a landmark drilling program by U.S. giant Exxon Mobil in the Russian Arctic that started in August as part of a joint venture with the Kremlin's oil champion Rosneft.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Payback for these sanctions is going to be a bear...

Sep 14 08:30

Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia

Fresh U.S. and EU sanctions imposed on Moscow will bring an abrupt halt to exploration of Russia's huge Arctic and shale oil reserves and complicate financing of existing Russian projects from the Caspian Sea to Iraq and Ghana.

Sep 14 08:11

Who’s Paying the Pro-War Pundits?

If you read enough news and watch enough cable television about the threat of the Islamic State, the radical Sunni Muslim militia group better known simply as ISIS, you will inevitably encounter a parade of retired generals demanding an increased US military presence in the region. They will say that our government should deploy, as retired General Anthony Zinni demanded, up to 10,000 American boots on the ground to battle ISIS. Or as in retired General Jack Keane’s case, they will make more vague demands, such as for “offensive” air strikes and the deployment of more military advisers to the region.

But what you won’t learn from media coverage of ISIS is that many of these former Pentagon officials have skin in the game as paid directors and advisers to some of the largest military contractors in the world.

Sep 14 08:07

Iraqi PM renounces British citizenship

Iraq's new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has renounced his British citizenship since assuming office last week, three government officials close to the premier said Sunday.

According to the officials, who declined to be named because they are not authorized to discuss the matter, al-Abadi surrendered his British passport after his government was officially approved by parliament on Sept. 8.

Sep 14 08:07

Scottish independence: Campaign leaders stress vote will stand

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond said the independence referendum was "a once in a generation opportunity" and he was aiming for "a substantial majority".

However, Better Together leader Alistair Darling said "there is no way back" from independence and his campaign would target undecided voters.

The latest opinion polls have suggested the vote is too close to call.

Sep 14 08:06

The American Establishment Combats Resurgent “Isolationist” Threat

It had become apparent in 2013 that the American people had grown averse to America’s involvement in wars, and this was given empirical confirmation by a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in November 2013, which revealed that 51 percent of Americans believed that their country’s military involvement was excessive.[1] Once again the bugaboo of isolationism entered the mainstream spotlight, the derogatory label being attached to those who would like to cut back America’s global intervention.[2] Opposition to the alleged resurgent isolationism united all sectors of the mainstream establishment–liberals, moderates, and conservatives, the ultra-interventionist neoconservatives and the more moderate traditional foreign policy establishment.

Sep 14 08:03

America consumes 80 percent of all prescription painkillers sold globally

Though it often isn’t talked about, Americans consume most of the pharmaceutical drugs produced for the entire world, even though we represent a mere 5 percent of the global population. And when it comes to painkillers, Americans consume a staggering 80 percent of the global supply, with doctors prescribing more than 259 million scripts for painkillers annually.

Sep 14 08:02

Where Does The 9/11 Truth Movement Go From Here

SHARE THIS ARTICLE WITH YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA