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CURRENT EVENTS

Apr 27 14:17

Government-Sponsored Corporatism Leading to Rise of Populism

This Wall Street Journal article makes the point that Trump has positioned himself at the head of an increasingly anti-business GOP.

Apr 27 14:12

Sanders campaign begins laying off staff

Bernie Sanders’ campaign started letting hundreds of field staffers go on Wednesday, hours after five states in the Northeast voted and the Vermont senator fell further behind Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic nomination.

Apr 27 14:02

VIDEO : Social Justice Warriors Get Owned (Let's face it, they had it coming)

After interrupting a conservative panel discussion at the University of Massachusetts, a group of leftist protestors got a verbal bashing they aren’t likely to forget anytime soon.

Apr 27 13:53

Establishment Collapsing: Trump Beating Grand Ol’ Party Of “Serial Child Molesters” and Has Beens

The corruption is on every front. And it is pretty obvious that the two party system has thoroughly rotted through, and its decrepitude obvious to all the onlookers.

Apr 27 13:53

Establishment Collapsing: Trump Beating Grand Ol’ Party Of “Serial Child Molesters” and Has Beens

There is a great deal of uproar about the collapse of the GOP – thwarted and upstaged by Donald Trump at every turn… but it should really come as no surprise.

After all, this is the same Republican party whose former Speaker of the House was just jailed for being a "serial child molester":

Former US house speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday by a federal judge who called him a “serial child molester” after emotional testimony from a man who said Hastert abused him when he was 17.

And there's a lot more where that came from...

Read more at SHTFplan.com

Apr 27 13:49

CRUZ LOSES IT: 'It's The Media's Fault I'm Losing To Trump'

TED 'HOWDY DOODY CRUZ' HAS LOST HIS MIND

Last night in Indiana, Ted Cruz lashed out at the national media for favoring Trump. Cruz fails to consider that the majority of sane Americans, including members of his own family, correctly believe that he's an extremely creepy individual.

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Apr 27 13:46

Trump lays claim to nomination backed by smashing victories

If Donald Trump didn’t kill the “stop Trump” movement on Tuesday night, he left it battered and bruised. The Republican front-runner’s case for the nomination was boosted with larger-than-expected blowout victories in five Northeastern states Tuesday, raising his total state wins to 27 — including most of the East Coast and much of the South. Ted Cruz, his chief rival, is pouring his energies into Indiana in the hope that voters there give him a victory and keep his White House hopes alive.

Apr 27 13:44

TRUMP TO WORLD: AMERICA FIRST

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump outlined an “America first” foreign policy approach in what was billed as a major address at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Apr 27 13:30

Male Employee Found Dead at Apple’s Cupertino Headquarters: Sheriff

The county coroner is now in charge of the investigation and will release more information once it is completed. Urena would not comment on whether a weapon was involved or if the death was suicide or natural.

Apr 27 13:01

Oh HELL No: Ted Cruz Just Announced His VP — Establishment Puppet Carly Fiorina

But Ted is such a Constitutionalist, right? (At least that's what his supporters somehow amazingly still tell themselves, anyway.)

So, America, let’s get this straight.

The establishment is attempting to make sure Trump and Bernie are off the ballot, no matter how popular they are with the people…

But the options they do want to give people are an evil dragon lady with a trail of scandals and dead bodies in her wake or a Tea Party lite Bushite with a Goldman Sachs-NAU-Council on Foreign Relations wife who a doctor has officially argued is legitimately biologically off-putting due to his abnormal facial features who will be running with another establishment dragon woman who can’t even smile without looking as if it hurts her face to do so?

It’s like a bunch of Disney villains are going to run the country.

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Apr 27 12:39

US DESTROYER GOES 'WEAPONS HOT' IN MEDITERRANEAN DRILL

Sputnik reports, The US guided-missile destroyer Porter is conducting weapons training while on patrol in the Mediterranean Sea, the US Navy said in a press release on Monday. The Porter, part of the US 6th Fleet, is forward deployed to Rota Spain “in support of US national security interests in Europe,” the release explained.

Apr 27 12:22

TSA Backtracks On Plan To Screen Passengers After Flights

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has backtracked on an unusual program that would have postponed security screening at small airports until after a flight had landed.

The move, which was quashed by Congress, would have allowed passengers to board flights without being screened for weapons or explosives, greatly increasing the risk of danger on flights.

Apr 27 12:22

Academic Freedom and Free Speech: Prof. James Tracy (says Sandy Hook was a hoax) Files Civil Rights Suit against Florida Atlantic University

AU school officials first threatened Tracy with disciplinary action after a defamatory local and national media attack concerning Tracy’s online postings in early 2013. However, the University’s administration withdrew its initial threats following intervention by Tracy’s union representatives at UFF and FEA.

In late 2015, Professor Tracy was again threatened with disciplinary action for requesting clarification on and questioning changes made to the University’s vague and confusing “Conflict of Interest/Outside Activities” policy. Instead of coming to his aid, Tracy’s faculty union representatives, including representatives and officials from UFF and FEA, conspired with and aided the University in terminating Tracy’s tenured employment—denying him meaningful representation and defense against the University’s threatened discipline.

Despite repeated assurances made by Tracy’s union representatives that a response and grievance would be filed for Tracy in a timely manner, as required by the University’s collective bargaining agreement, Tracy’s representatives failed to ever file a response or grievance, resulting in Professor Tracy’s automatic termination on January 6, 2016.

Apr 27 11:57

Driverless Trucks Already Being Tested; Three Million-Plus Truck Drivers to Lose Their Jobs Soon

According to the American Trucking Association, there are some 3.5 million truck drivers in the United States alone.

That’s one percent of the population right there just… unemployed…

How are so many people going to be able to put food on the table and pay their rent when there are no jobs for them to get paid to do so?

Perhaps that’s why law enforcement is training so hard for martial law.

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Apr 27 11:57

$6 Million Dollar Settlement For The Killing Of Tamir Rice Lets Cleveland Police Off The Hook

Cleveland has a disturbing history of trying to stiff victims of police abuse after losing in court, says Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report.

Apr 27 10:27

Americans Converge on Mexican Consulate in Calif. Demanding Free Stuff; Guards Run Inside, Block the Door & Call Police

The video was posted on April 19, 2016. The protest was conducted by 'We The People Rising,' based out of Claremont, California. They were protesting at the Mexican Consulate in San Bernardino, CA. A copy of their Petition to the Mexican Consulate demanding free breakfast, lunch, tuition, health care, scholarships and grocery vouchers is below.

Apr 27 10:15

French Tv Just Aired This Moment of When a Terrorist Blew Himself up in a Paris Cafe

This is reportedly the moment one of the alleged Paris attackers blew himself up in a cafe. It was just aired for the first time on French TV.
Does this look… weird at all to you?

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Webmaster addition: That doesn't look like a very powerful explosion to me at all.

Apr 27 09:59

ANTI-DRUG SEN. JOHN MCCAIN’S FUNDRAISER CAUGHT OPERATING METH LAB, DEALING HEROIN & COCAINE

United States Senator John McCain is conducting damage control after a staff member of his re-election fundraising campaign was arrested Tuesday. Emily Pitha, 34 was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of drug charges after Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies raided her home and found an active meth lab along with other illicit drugs. Immediately following the bust, McCain’s campaign fired Pitha and issued a statement decrying her actions.

Apr 27 09:54

The Privatization of Water in Detroit. Massive Water Shut-Offs

Thousands of households are being subjected to ongoing terminations

Despite the business media praise of the actual program of dislocation and underdevelopment aimed at long-time residents disguised as “revitalization”, the City of Detroit is slated to embark upon a new round of massive water shut-offs.

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Apr 27 09:48

CRUZ SCREWS UP AGAIN: With One Misspoken Word, Ted Cruz Just Lost The Indiana Election

Ted Cruz is officially DONE in the Hosoier State, and the election isn't until next week.

---NO ONE IN THE HISTORY OF WORDS HAS EVER CALLED IT A 'RING!'

Cruz Screws Up Hoosiers Reference, Loses Indiana Election A Week Ahead Of Schedule

Ted Cruz, while campaigning in the actual gymnasium used in the film, called a basketball hoop a 'basketball ring', while attempting to pull off an incredibly hokey recreation of a classic scene from the Oscar award-winning film Hoosiers.

And you already know what happened next. It's the same thing that always happens with Cruz. The story blew up on Twitter where he was appropriately ridiculed by the unwashed hordes. It was awesome.

Webmaster addition: Now, if it had been ice hockey...

Apr 27 09:48

Empire Files: Abby Martin Exposes What Hillary Clinton Really Represents

Digging deep into Hillary's connections to Wall Street, Abby Martin reveals how the Clinton's multi-million-dollar political machine operates.

This episode chronicles the Clinton's rise to power in the 90s on a right-wing agenda, the Clinton Foundation's revolving door with Gulf state monarchies, corporations and the world's biggest financial institutions, and the establishment of the hyper-aggressive "Hillary Doctrine" while Secretary of State. Learn the essential facts about the great danger she poses, and why she's the US Empire's choice for its next CEO.

Apr 27 08:51

Intel community doing damage assessments on Clinton e-mails

Apr 27 08:49

Miko Peled: Sanders ‘put everything on the line’ for Palestine because BDS movement has changed US conversation

Miko Peled has a new edition of the book The General’s Son out from Just World Books. Peled was interviewed by Michael Smith for the radio show Law & Disorder that is airing this week, and offered many insights about the shifting discourse.

The conversation about Israel inside the U.S. changed dramatically over the last five years due largely to the work of the BDS movement (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) and the Palestinian solidarity movement, Peled said. And it has alarmed the Israeli public.

In Israel they suddenly discovered that this is happening in the United States…. So over the last couple of months [the press has reported on] this new antisemitic monster that is out there to devour Jews, which is called the BDS. And the BDS includes all aspects of the solidarity movement.

Apr 27 08:46

People too afraid to search privacy-sensitive topics after Snowden revelations – Oxford study

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's revelations on government mass surveillance have apparently scared a significant number of people away from searching for terrorism-related information on Wikipedia, as a new study shows readers are afraid of being investigated.

The conclusions come as the online encyclopedia giant showed a 30-percent drop in searches on terrorism-related topics – the most direct evidence yet of something called the "chilling effect," described by University of Oxford and Toronto’s Jonathon Penney as the measure of the negative impact on legal conduct that arises out of the leaks by the former NSA contractor who exposed the PRISM program.

(Note this article is unsourced with no by-line)

Apr 27 08:19

US Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq to Cost $6 trillion

The decade-long American wars in Afghanistan and Iraq would end up costing as much as $6 trillion, the equivalent of $75,000 for every American household, calculates the prestigious Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Apr 27 08:02

POLL: Half of Americans think system ‘rigged’…

More than half of American voters believe that the system U.S. political parties use to pick their candidates for the White House is "rigged" and more than two-thirds want to see the process changed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

Apr 27 08:00

Redback sinks fangs into Oz builder's todger

An Aussie builder was the victim of a classic redback spider attack earlier his week when an eight-legged beast sank its fangs into his todger while he sat on a portaloo.

The unnamed 21-year-old "tradie" (tradesman) was enjoying an early-morning squat on the mobile dunny at a site in the south of Sydney when the creature attacked.

Paramedics attended the scene, but the man was able to make his own way to hospital, where he was admitted in a "stable condition".

"Can you get rid of the pain but leave the swelling?" :)

Apr 27 07:59

Walt Disney's Three Little Pigs Jewish Stereotype Scene - 1933

Also, in the following video Dr. Kevin Barrett references this Disney clip, in an interview with Press TV from 2014; comparing it to Muslim bogeyman stereotypes in Hollywood prior to 9/11, such as in the Disney cartoon movie Aladdin.

Apr 27 05:25

World War III Has Begun — Paul Craig Roberts

The Third World War is currently being fought. How long before it moves into its hot stage?

Apr 27 05:22

Self-Ownership Is the Foundation of Freedom

The immorality associated with violation of the principle of self-ownership lies at the root of problems that could lead to our doom as a great nation. In fiscal 2015, total government spending — federal, state and local — was about $6.41 trillion. That’s about 36 percent of our gross domestic product. The federal government spent $3.69 trillion. At least two-thirds of that spending can be described as the government’s taking the property of one American and giving it to another. That’s our moral tragedy: We’ve become a nation of people endeavoring to live at the expense of others — in a word, a nation of thieves.

Apr 27 05:19

IT’S OFFICIAL=> Ted Cruz Is Mathematically ELIMINATED from GOP Race – With Chart

As we predicted on April 2nd…. As of today, April 26, 2016, Ted Cruz is mathematically eliminated from winning the Republican nomination outright.

Apr 27 02:34

WTF Happened?

Well, as you know I am pretty convinced that the big players, which include central banks, the big banks and several of the larger market players (Citadel, et al.), are conspiring to move these markets around on a pretty continuous basis.

They do it precisely because of Dave’;s reaction; “Look, all fixed!’

That’s the main point of manipulating markets. Creating the appearance of health is exactly the point.

Today’s “”market”” headlines are likely to report the Dow an S&P closing nicely in the green. What they won’t report is that “someone” banged the close to create slightly better headlines than would have otherwise been written if they had not done this.

Apr 26 21:56

The Origins of American Military Coup of 2016?

We’ll call it the New American Revolution. And of course, a revolution needs a charismatic leader. Why not Gen. James Mattis, who is already a deeply respected figure among the political class?

Attention Charles Dunlap!

Apr 26 19:29

7-minute video: Hillary Clinton received more money from weapons industry than any presidential candidate in history; as Sec. State she endorsed OBVIOUS illegal Wars of Aggression: arrest her with Bush, Obama, etc., etc.

*hyperlinks/videos live at source*

hat tip: Luke Rudkowski and WeAreChange

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv3bzS69c5E

Along with the documentation in the above video, let’s consider Earth’s ongoing tragic-comedy history in Emperor’s New Clothes obvious crimes:

Unlawful and lie-began wars.
Crimes Against Humanity for ongoing policy of poverty that’s killed over 400 million human beings just since 1995 (~75% children; more deaths than from all wars in Earth’s recorded history).
So-called “money” that is actually debt that creates accelerating and unpayable total debt.
Destruction of nearly all rights lawfully guaranteed in the US Bill of Rights within the US Constitution, and in Orwellian inversion of limited government.
“Covering the crimes” with lies by corporate media.

Apr 26 18:32

As Old Friendships Cool, Netanyahu Looks East for Fresh Support

Criticized by U.S. and European leaders over his policies toward the Palestinians, the Israeli leader is cultivating allies in other parts of the world that share economic interests and enemies.
Note: The people of the world have had it with Israel. Israel has no friends because it deserves no friends.

Apr 26 18:29

UN rejects Israel's claim over Syria's Golan Heights

Liu recalled a 1981 resolution which states that Israel's "decision to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights was nul and void and without any international legal effect."

Apr 26 15:40

This Day In History, April 26, 1954: Polio Vaccine Trials Begin on Schoolchildren In Virginia

The History channel reports that schoolchildren in Virginia became "medical pioneers," (more like guinea pigs). Ironically this day was also the date in 1607 when English colonists made landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia. This is a good opportunity to listen to this interview with medical Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, who thoroughly explains the REAL history of the polio vaccine and why you should say NO to vaccines.

Apr 26 14:52

Federal Judge Upholds North Carolina Voter Rules

A federal judge on Monday upheld sweeping Republican-backed changes to election rules, including a voter identification provision, that civil rights groups say unfairly targeted African-Americans and other minorities. The ruling could have serious political repercussions in a state that is closely contested in presidential elections.

The opinion, by Judge Thomas D. Schroeder of Federal District Court in Winston-Salem, upheld the repeal of a provision that allowed people to register and vote on the same day. It also upheld a seven-day reduction in the early-voting period; the end of preregistration, which allowed some people to sign up before their 18th birthdays; and the repeal of a provision that allowed for the counting of ballots cast outside voters’ home precinct.

It also left intact North Carolina’s voter identification requirement, which legislators softened last year to permit residents to cast ballots, even if they lack the required documentation, if they submit affidavits.

Apr 26 14:42

Scarborough Compares Trump To Reagan

Scarborough Compares Trump To Reagan: ‘Elites Never Saw It Coming’

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough compared Donald Trump to Ronald Reagan and argued that “elites” never saw the rise of Trump because “they don’t live where most of America lives.”

During Tuesday’s edition of “Morning Joe,” Scarborough said that while the “elites” binge watch HBO, “working class white America” watched Trump on “The Apprentice.”

Apr 26 14:39

Security Stops Middle Schoolers from Singing the National Anthem at 9/11 Memorial

This is the epitome of modern Orwellian America.

A group of 51 middle schoolers from North Carolina traveled all the way to the 9/11 memorial and decided to sing the national anthem.

They were stopped — from singing the national anthem at the 9/11 memorial — halfway through by 9/11 memorial security because, well, it seems they didn’t have the proper permit.

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Apr 26 14:23

APPLE SALES DOWN 13%

Apple Inc. posted its first quarterly revenue drop in more than a decade and forecast another decline in the current period, dragged down by waning demand for the iPhone. Shares fell as much as 5.4 percent in extended trading. Sales in the third quarter, which ends in June, will be $41 billion to $43 billion, the Cupertino, California-based company said Tuesday in a statement. On average, analysts estimated revenue of $47.4 billion, according to a Bloomberg survey. Second-quarter sales slid 13 percent and IPhone shipments fell 16 percent.

Apr 26 14:18

Stories Of Despair From The Forgotten People That The U.S. Economy Has Left Behind

There really are “two Americas” in 2016, and they are getting farther and farther apart with each passing year. On the one hand, you have lots of people smiling in New York City these days because of the stock market boom, and property values have soared to ridiculous levels in San Francisco because of the tech bubble. But in between the two coasts there are vast stretches of forgotten people that the U.S. economy has left behind. In this article I am going to share some of their stories with you.

Apr 26 14:16

Man Strips in Girl’s Locker Room, Cites “Transgender Rights”

“The law has changed, and I have a right to be here,” insisted an adult male who twice stripped in front of a girl’s swim team at Evans pool in Seattle. The man left at the bidding of a member of the pool’s desk staff. Officials who investigated the incident say that the man never made an effort to present himself as a woman – but under the relevant ordinance it’s not clear that this is necessary. Seattle Parks Department spokesman David Takami pointed out that “We have guidelines that allow transgender individuals to use restrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity,” which according to current theory, and Obama administration policy, is distinct from biological sex.

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Apr 26 13:43

Did Goldman Sachs’ Latest Move Into Main Street Banking Just Give Us A Warning About The Coming Financial Crisis?

If there were ever a signal that large investment banks may be preparing for financial crisis and that they’ll be using your money to bail themselves out when it hits, this could be it.

Apr 26 13:32

Gun shop fights back, sues pitchfork mob

The owner of a Northern Virginia gun store is suing after anti-2nd Amendment fanatics, including state lawmakers, waged a public smear campaign in an attempt to force it to close shop.

Apr 26 13:30

Ku Klux Klan Claims $20K In Clinton Donations

It’s possible for the Klan to have donated the money without the Clinton campaign knowing —Federal Election Commission rules allow for small anonymous donations. And members of the Klan wouldn’t need to disclose their affiliation with the group if they did donate to Clinton’s campaign—only their names would appear on Clinton’s campaign finance filings.

Apr 26 13:18

Censored, Surveilled, Watch Listed, and Jailed

In past ages, those who dared to speak out against tyranny—viewed as an act of treason—were blinded, castrated, disfigured, mutilated, rendered mute by having their tongues cut out of their heads, and ultimately crucified. In the American police state, the price to be paid for speaking truth to power (also increasingly viewed as an act of treason) is surveillance, censorship, jail and ultimately death. It’s a diabolically ingenious tactic for muzzling, disarming and ultimately eliminating one’s critics or potential adversaries.

Apr 26 12:56

Detroit to resume water shutoffs May 1

Detroit Water and Sewerage Department officials today urged residents with back-due water bills to attend a fair on Saturday to set up payment plans or risk shutoffs that are set to resume May 1.

DWSD Director Gary Brown said this morning that more than 30,000 households in the city are current on payment plans but 23,000 defaulted on their payment plans and may have their service cut off. The average overdue balance is $663.

Apr 26 12:41

Libertarian Tom Woods Discusses The Israel Lobby & How It Works

Dr. Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard and his master’s, M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Tom, a Catholic libertarian and talk show host, recently went into uncharted territory to dare discuss a verboten topic, the Israel lobby. Prior to his show, Tom sent out an e-mail to his list which began 'I guarantee I'll lose subscribers over today's episode.' Yet he did it anyway. Kudos to Tom, for the good show!

Apr 26 11:59

650,000 People Sign Pledge to Boycott Target Stores After Company Announces Transgender Bathroom Policy

The issue for most people is not transgendered people using the bathroom. The issue is people who pose as transgendered people in order to gain access to potential victims, something that's apparently happened many times before.

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Apr 26 11:55

Kuwait to Pass Law to "DNA Tag" Everyone Like Cattle, Including All Tourists

I know, I know, this really hinders your Kuwait travel plans.

In the first law of its kind anywhere in the world, Kuwait has decided it will not only “DNA tag” everyone presently in the country as part of a new “integrated security database,” but all tourists will be required to submit a DNA test before they can even enter the country.

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Apr 26 11:50

Tricky Ted And The American Worker

Despite the old guard and amateur pundits blaming Donald Trump and the majority of GOP voters who support him, much of the rift in the Republican Party has been caused by Texas Senator Ted Cruz conning nationalists into believing he is one of them. Republican voters, many of whom have supported the GOP for decades and been repeatedly taken for granted by the establishment, deserve better. They need to know that Cruz is an establishment globalist who has already sold the American worker down the river by voting for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Apr 26 11:39

Tensions flare at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

Video: Scuffles break out between Palestinians and Israeli security forces outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque after several Israelis violated visitation rules. Nathan Frandino reports.

Apr 26 11:38

Celebrate the Decline (Of neocon thought control)

So the gatekeepers are in a panic. They are losing their grip on public opinion. Because if you can believe it, people these days are impertinent enough to entertain ideas that might not win the approval of the New York media and cultural elite. Worse still, they persist in these ideas despite the finger-wagging of Commentary and the rest of the neoconservative thought police, who when the chips are down can be counted on to join forces with the left in demonizing dissidents.

Apr 26 11:27

GOP leaders call for special session on McAuliffe's voting rights order

Republican leaders called Tuesday for Gov. Terry McAuliffe to convene a special legislative session on the governor's order restoring voting rights to 206,000 felons.

House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell, R-Stafford and Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment Jr., R-James City, also called on the governor to release a list of names of all people whose voting and civil rights were restored by Friday's order, including details about their crimes.

"This is a matter of great consequence to the people of the commonwealth of Virginia," Howell and Norment wrote in a letter to the governor. "The people, through their elected representatives, deserve the opportunity to have their voices heard on this matter."

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Apr 26 11:07

Trump Reaches 50% Support Nationally

Poll: Trump Reaches 50 Percent Support Nationally for the First Time
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>>>This milestone is significant as the 2016 primary heads into its final few weeks of contests, as there has been intense speculation that Trump's support has a ceiling. Though his support has hovered in the high 40s since mid-March, the front-runner had yet to secure half of Republican voters.
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>>>Support for both John Kasich (15 percent) and Ted Cruz (28 percent) is down among Republicans compared to the past few weeks.

Apr 26 10:59

Killing of Palestinian attacker exposes Israeli rift over army code of conduct

Military leaders condemned the shooting of a Palestinian assailant who lay wounded on the ground, but in a recent poll, a majority of Israelis said the soldier should be freed.
Note: sick society

Apr 26 10:55

Trump, Sanders Out of Time to Run Independently. Michael Rivero

Apr 26 10:50

Bad Deal for America

Apr 26 10:49

Why I Almost Sued Redbox, But Didn't Have To

I've sued a lot of companies in my time, successfully, when the other party does not live up to their terms of the contract and refuses to resolve the matter reasonably. A lot of times, you can simply use leverage and imply or threaten legal action, and that is enough to solve a consumer problem. The issue here is that I don't like crooks. I strongly dislike unethical and dishonest people and dishonest tactics used by both small companies and large corporations. This is rampant today, and it is disgusting. In years past, many Americans seem to chide people for being 'sue happy.' In reality there is nothing wrong with suing others if the situation warrants it. If you try to resolve the matter and the other party refuses to cooperate, that's what courts are for, to enforce contracts. If an unethical company violates terms of a contract and refuses to correct it, courts are often the only recourse one has, absent violent retribution, which is illegal.

Apr 26 10:14

Censored, Surveilled, Watch Listed and Jailed: The Absurdity of Being a Citizen in the American Police State

snip: While this may sound like a riff on a bad joke, it’s a bad joke with “we the people” as the punchline. Yet it is no laughing matter that Americans are being jailed for growing orchids, feeding whales, collecting rainwater, and praying in their backyards. There is nothing humorous about Americans having their families terrorized by SWAT teams, their pets killed, their children shot, their homes trashed and their privacy shredded. And there’s really not much comic relief to be found when the citizenry is forced to pay their own government to jail, spy on, censor, terrorize and kill them.

Apr 26 10:13

"Package has been delivered" email? Be on guard for a scam

"Ransomware" is a nightmare for consumers but positively lucrative for scammers, which is why the pace of new attacks is speeding up.

The latest twist on ransomware is particularly audacious, with scammers using a spam campaign to reach as many consumers as possible with an enticing email come-on: "Your package has been delivered," according to new research from computer security firm Endgame.

If a consumer opens the attached file to find out more -- some people may think it refers to their tax returns, for instance -- the ransomware is unleashed.

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And the NSA/CIA/FBI can;t do a thing to stop these clowns.

Unless the ransomware is coming form the NSA/CIA/FBI.

I mean, in a nation where the cops steal $56,000 from an orphanage, is it really so hard to accept a broke government pillaging its own people through their computers?

Apr 26 10:00

SENATE: 'If We Can Audit Walmart We Can Audit The Pentagon'

This is especially infuriating. Senate clip runs just 1 minute.

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Apr 26 09:54

Decline of the Anglosphere is the Result of Deliberate Planning

This fascinating article openly explores the diminishment of Anglosphere power. It is especially important because it positions the subsiding as an evolutionary trend rather than what it really is: a deliberate policy.

And it does so within the context of Brexit – the upcoming vote in Britain on whether or not to stay in the EU.

But the article’s ramifications go far beyond Brexit. It is as if the topic of Brexit is being used as a launching platform to present a much larger repositioning of the Anglosphere itself.

Apr 26 09:54

It Has Taken 648 Days To Mention the Ukrainian Fighter Jet

The alternative media has for a long time presented the video of Ukrainian witnesses, describing fighter jets.

But now, to the mainstream media, it is a SHOCK.

Apr 26 09:53

Over 5 Million American Children Have A Parent In Jail – Report

A new report examining the devastating toll of incarcerated parents on children, families and their community has found that over five million children have a parent in jail, leading to poor education outcomes, economic strife and psychological problems.

Apr 26 09:46

US Lobbyists Meddling in Thailand a Concern For All Of Asia

Thailand-based newspaper Bangkok Post in its article, “Yingluck denies Thaksin’s involvement,” refers to ousted, US-backed dictator Thaksin Shinawatra, removed from power in 2006 by a military coup after nearly two terms in office trampling the rule of law and the lives and livelihood of the Thai people, and claims that he has extensively relied on foreign lobbyists in a bid to return to power.

Apr 26 09:42

The bitterest part of the BHS collapse: Philip Green’s third yacht

The collapse of British Home Stores has hammered home the lesson we have all been learning about big business under David Cameron’s Conservative Government.

The lesson is:

Corporate bosses get to take all the cash to tax havens; workers get nothing.

For all the BHS employees who voted Tory: Take a good, hard look at Philip Green’s latest yacht (pictured) – his third.

It cost roughly the same amount of money as is missing from your pension fund.

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Apr 26 09:38

Watch as U.S. border fence gets breached using a simple car jack

The builders of the existing and rather spotty U.S. border fence, which separates Arizona from Mexico, should be ashamed of themselves.

Apr 26 09:38

6 Corrupt Police Forces That Didn't Even Pretend to Give A F

In the last few years, there seems to have been a drastic increase of police violence plaguing the United States, as if everyone with a badge is auditioning to become Mad Max in the pending societal breakdown. However, the even more depressing truth is that things haven't really gotten worse. Quite a few cops have been dragging their asses way over the thin blue line since time immemorial. For instance ...

Apr 26 09:37

Hillary Has Mini-Meltdown In DEM Townhall

Don't EVER suggest to Queen Hillary that she might lose...

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Apr 26 09:33

DHS TO CREATE A NEW 'THREAT INDEX CHART' TO KEEP AMERICANS IN FEAR

It seems like DHS will go to any lengths to keep Americans in fear, even if that means reviving a useless color-coded threat chart. A recent AP story revealed, DHS spent $90K in taxpayer money to review whether they should bring back their color coded threat chart. The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) hired by DHS, found their color-coded threat chart to be simplistic and misleading, noting that colors were a "disaster" for communicating terror threats.

Apr 26 09:30

OBAMA SENDS MORE TROOPS TO SYRIA AS SPOKESMAN MEMORYHOLES PLEDGE

On Monday, it was announced that President Barack Obama was ordering an additional 250 special operations forces to Syria. The US has already been bombing Syria and Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS). The US already has forces operating in Syria, even establishing a military base in Syria’s Hasakah province. The base at the Rmeilan airfield is the first US military base in Syria ever, though it has yet to be officially recognized as such.

Apr 26 09:26

INFANT PARALYZED AND BRAIN-DAMAGED AFTER 6-MONTH VACCINATIONS, DOCTORS THREATENED PARENTS TO FURTHER VACCINATE THEIR DAUGHTER

Many parents are desperate to find help in healing their vaccine-injured child. July Garza is a mother who felt vaccines were important and never could imagine the pain her child would suffer as a result of bringing her into the doctor’s office to get vaccinated.

At the tender young age of six months old, her daughter Cerenity was given eight vaccine doses that nearly ended her life. Cerenity went from being a completely healthy baby before receiving those vaccines to a little girl who now suffers from paralysis and brain damage.

Cerenity’s neurologist told her parents they didn’t have a good enough reason to stop vaccinating her, despite the fact that the vaccines she received are known to cause these serious reactions. Multiple doctors have insisted the vaccines had nothing to do with her injuries.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A good place to start is the following website, as to what is in vaccines.

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen/additives.htm

However, intelligent parents need to go further than that.

If your child is to be immunized, find the name of the pharmaceutical company which manufactures the vaccine your child will be receiving. Check the website of that company on what some of the side-effects can be of that vaccine.

Because, as reported in April of 2015 at http://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/04/09:

An FDA report from 2005 titled “Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed Tripedia” outlines a number of adverse events reported during post-approval use of the Tripedia vaccine, and one of them is autism. (1) Health-care providers who administer vaccines are required to keep permanent vaccination records, they are also required to report any occurrences (adverse events such as autism) to the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services following immunization of any events. The report also illustrates that the tripedia vaccine has not been evaluated for its carcinogenic or mutagenic potentials or impairment of fertility. This makes one wonder what other vaccines have not been properly evaluated. Furthermore, it illustrates how a review by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) found evidence for a causal relationship between tetanus toxoid and both brachial neuritis and Guillain-Barre syndrome. This document just adds more confusion to the topic of vaccines and autism. How can the general public be expected to believe there is no link when more evidence keeps on mounting that suggests that there could be. Why does an FDA document even mention autism and its association with vaccinations? There is good reason to be confused, this isn’t fear mongering. For example, a recently published study in the peer-reviewed journal Translational Neurodegeneration provided epidemiological evidence supporting an association between increasing organic-Hg exposure from thimerosal-containing childhood vaccines and the risk of ASD diagnosis. (2) On the other hand, a study published in March of 2013 determined that “Increasing exposure to Antibody-Stimulating Proteins and Polysaccharides (antigens) in Vaccines is Not Associated with Risk of Autism.” You can view that study here. Back the other way, there are a number of court cases where families have been compensated for vaccine related injuries. Courts have ruled (in multiple cases) that vaccines did indeed cause autism. How could a court of law rule this to be so if there is no scientific link (as claimed by governing health authorities) between vaccines and autism? Courts have compensated over 80 families linking vaccines to autism. Here is one example, you can learn more about that process by watching this video. I think it’s important to keep an open mind with regards to health authorities covering up information involving the risks associated with vaccines. Proof is already in the public domain. Researchers at the University of British Colombia have uncovered evidence showing that health authorities, pharmaceutical companies and vaccine manufactures have known about the dangers associated with multiple vaccines, but have withheld them from public knowledge in order to maintain “herd immunity.” (3) There have also been reports that the CDC has been hiding data showing that mercury in vaccines is linked to autism, you can read more about that here.

When you're a parent, knowledge is power.

Apr 26 09:06

POLICE KILLINGS BY AMERICA'S LARGEST POLICE DEPARTMENTS

Black people were more likely to be killed by America's largest city police departments:

Police departments disproportionately killed black people, who were 41% of victims despite being only 20% of the population living in these cities.
41 of the 60 police departments disproportionately killed black people relative to the population of black people in their jurisdiction.
14 police departments killed black people exclusively in 2015, 100% of the people they killed were black. For only 5 police departments were 100% of those killed white.

59 of the nation's largest 60 city police departments killed civilians in 2015. Some killed at much higher rates than others:
Bakersfield, Oklahoma City, Oakland, Indianapolis Metropolitan, Long Beach, New Orleans, St. Louis Metropolitan, and San Francisco Police Departments killed people at the highest rates in 2015.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is critically important to know, if you live in one of the cities listed, or are about to relocate to a city listed in this report.

Apr 26 08:50

VIDEO: OFFICER LOSES IT, GOES ‘ROBOCOP’ AND BREAKS AN INNOCENT ELDERLY MAN’S LEG OVER A TOMATO

An innocent Atlanta man spent multiple days handcuffed to a hospital bed with a broken leg and a severed artery after an Atlanta cop falsely accused him of stealing a tomato that he actually bought.

Tyrone Carnegay spent then spent three days in jail before the charges were finally dropped. The interaction was all caught on a Walmart security camera.

“I was chained to my bed in Grady. They said I assaulted him and obstructed him from doing his job,” Carnegay told the local news. The video proves that none of this was true.

Carnegay explained to WSB-TV that he was walking out of the store after purchasing his groceries when an off-duty Atlanta cop, working security at the store, walked up to him without warning and began beating him.

“He’s giving me a verbal command. As he’s grabbing me, he’s beating me at the same time. ‘Get on ground.’ Beating me at the same time,” Carnegay said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If you are planning a seminar or convention, and to date, Atlanta had been one of the sites you had considered, please take that city off your list; if you are in touch with any Atlanta Convention & Visitor's Bureau, and please inform them that police violence against the elderly innocent is your reason, you are concerned about the physical safety of your convention attendees, and tell them to please not contact you further.

If you were planning a vacation to Atlanta, change the venue, and let Atlanta's Mayor, Kasim Reed, know the reason why; you now understand that visiting Atlanta can be hazardous to one's health, in terms of broken bones and internal bleeding caused by the police.

Because it is only when the economic pressure on a city gets hard enough, and painful enough, that someone, with some real clout, will have a long talk with Captain of Atlanta "peace" officers, and advise them that their behaviour is hurting the city economically, and that this cannot be allowed to stand.

Apr 26 08:45

Hellstorm at The Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

On a nice, warm Saturday afternoon a good crowd had gathered at Broadway Cinemas in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. We were there to watch Hellstorm, a documentary by Kyle Hunt and Tom Goodrich, illustrating the horrific and oftentimes unimaginable treatment of the German people after World War II.

As well done as the film is, it is certainly not for the faint-hearted, but nonetheless it is still imperative for every person of European descent to see this for it gives us a glimpse of what could happen if the Jews have their way and do successfully implement their New World Order.

Apr 26 08:40

Judge Warns Of CHAOS If Hillary Is NOT Indicted

While America anxiously awaits the FBI’s results in the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s handling of classified information – wondering if she will ever face criminal charges – one man is explaining what will happen should she not be indicted.

And it still doesn’t look good for the former Secretary of State.

Judge Andrew Napolitano, who recently stated that “the evidence of her (Hillary’s) guilt is overwhelming,” claims that if she isn’t held accountable for her crimes, it would still be “catastrophic” for her candidacy.

How catastrophic?

Napolitano believes “she will be replaced on the Democratic ticket.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The Judge underestimates Hillary. The word is that she has sent out a warning that if she is not made President, she will blow the whistle on all the dead bodies and how they got to be dead bodies, and bring down the whole government.

Apr 26 08:39

In The Like Of Duty: Jurors Facing Fines For Facebooking In Court

Serving on a jury is one of the most begrudged civic duties Americans perform. In the age of social media, however, jurors looking to spice up the proceedings with Facebook posts on the case are now facing harsher penalties than being stuck on jury duty.

Apr 26 08:36

HOW BRIBES TO POLITICIANS FROM ARMS DEALERS KEEP WARS GOING

With leaders all over the world on the take for millions, the defense industry has spawned a global business that profits from war, supports corruption everywhere, and must, for its survival, fan the flames of civil wars and global conflict.

That is the premise of “Shadow World” — a powerful new documentary. In this week’s podcast, WhoWhatWhy’s Jeff Schectman talks to the film’s director Johan Grimonprez and its writer Andrew Feinstein.

As a member of the African National Congress in South Africa, Feinstein saw firsthand how the corruption and payoffs worked — and their grim consequences:

“Within five years of the advent of our democracy, our country decided to spend $10 billion on weapons that we didn’t need, that we barely used, and the primary reason for that was that $300 millions in bribes were paid. And it had a profound effect of South Africa’s democracy.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Absoflippinglutely unbelievable; these merchants of death are pervasive,profoundly evil, and have had their consciences collectively removed in order to peddle their products.

Apr 26 08:32

SaneVax Challenges The EU’s European Medicines Agency Regarding The HPV Vaccines Science

By now, it’s probably safe to assume that most of the world’s population has heard about the fraudulent vaccine research that’s been an apparent ongoing scientific ‘end run play’ in the USA since the clandestine Simpsonwood Meeting in June of 2000 to prove that vaccines do not cause, nor are they…

Apr 26 08:18

How To Identify a Feminist


Evalion provides some tips for identifying the various types of Feminists.

Apr 26 06:22

British tycoon asset strips his retail clothing chain, buys a 3rd luxury yacht, company in danger of folding, employees on the breadline, pension fund hollowed out

On Revolutionary Attitude
By Craig Murray

The news that Philip Green systematically asset stripped British Home Stores of hundreds of millions of pounds, and that these were paid to his wife in Monaco so there was no tax, is simply an everyday story of the society we live in. Not only will there probably be 10,000 redundancies, a much larger number will see their company pensions disappear due to the unexplained hollowing out of the company pension fund. Meantime Green is buying a new £100 million luxury yacht.

I am willing to predict that Cameron, Blair and Clinton all find their way on to Philip Green’s new yacht. I am willing to bet that no ex-employee of BHS ever does.

Apr 26 06:01

Psychologists Urged to Examine Complicity In Supporting Abusive Systems of Torture in US Criminal Justice System and Covert Government Programs

*hyperlinks live at source*

We’ve documented US government use of harmful and deadly experiments upon the public (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here for just a few, and that the US tortures people in Orwellian violation of six binding areas of law). Ramola’s testimony of being a “targeted individual” is here.

Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR), the group which led the call to end the involvement of American psychologists in the CIA Torture program at Guantanamo, and took the American Psychological Association (APA) to task last summer for their “highly permissive” ethics through which the APA had colluded with the Department of Defense “to preserve unethical detention and interrogation practices”, is calling now for psychologists to look closer at Cruel, Inhumane, and Degrading Treatment (CIDT), torture, and abuse ongoing currently within the US Criminal Justice system and undertaken “with the consent and acquiescence of public officials.”

Apr 26 05:53

We must protect Israel from its lying enemies

I was also among the founding members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which seeks to educate U.S. lawmakers about the importance of standing with Israel.
Note: But who protects us from the lying Israelis. Must read!

Apr 26 05:23

Christopher Bollyn on "Alex Jones and 9-11 Disinfo"

When Steve Pieczenik finally gets to speak, he says: "The Neo-Cons, the Neo-Con Jews, Israel, Dubai, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, will all be implicated in 9-11." Pieczenik goes on to say that dual-national civilians loyal to the state of Israel had taken over the Pentagon under George W. Bush. He said that he knew immediately on 9-11 that it was a stand-down false-flag terror attack. He said that he got a call from "Israeli operatives" on the morning of 9-11. The Israelis told him that planes had struck the towers and that the towers were or would be collapsing. Pieczenik said that he told the Israelis that that was impossible. The Israelis then told him that he must be "an Arabist". He told Jones that at that point he knew who was involved in 9-11. "It was Israel," he told Jones.

Apr 26 03:59

How Police Officers Seize Cash From Innocent Americans

Settlers in the American colonies saw such forfeiture laws as "unreasonable searches and seizures which deprived persons of life, liberty, or property, without due process." Nonetheless, Congress adopted its own version of civil forfeiture, allowing government officials to seize the property of anyone who failed to pay his or her taxes. Over the next few centuries, the government only sporadically utilized civil forfeiture -- though various derivations of these laws allowed authorities to seize property without a criminal conviction.
While the police only occasionally took advantage of civil forfeiture in the early 20th century, it truly exploded in popularity in the 1980s, with the rise of the War on Drugs. In 1984, President Reagan enacted the Comprehensive Crime Control Act, which enhanced the ability of police officers to seize cash from anyone and everyone suspected of a drug crime. The goal was to systematically dismantle the drug world by seizing cash.

Apr 25 19:26

Now This Is EXACTLY How Trump Should Speak To Reporters

PROFANITY WARNING

This is some funny shit.

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Apr 25 18:23

Spy chief appalled that Americans don’t want government snooping through correspondence

Over the past couple years, America’s digital communications companies have made great progress in developing technologies designed to keep customers’ private communications safe from the prying eyes of snoops and identity thieves. National Intelligence chief James Clapper said Monday the new security developments are “not a good thing.”

Apr 25 17:26

Stocks Finish Lower After Weak Earnings; Investors Await Fed

Oil futures settle lower after choppy session

U.S. stocks finished lower Monday, but pared their declines heading into the close, as investors weighed a round of lackluster earnings and awaited the conclusion of a Federal Reserve policy meeting later in the week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 26.51 points, or 0.2%, to 17,977.24,

Meanwhile, the S&P 500 was down 3.79 points, or 0.2%, to 2,087.79,

The Nasdaq Composite lost 10.44 points, or 0.2%, to 4,895.79,

Apr 25 17:12

2 men including USAID employee killed in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI (AP) — Unidentified assailants fatally stabbed two men in Bangladesh's capital Monday night, including a gay rights activist who also worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development, police said, in the latest in a series of attacks targeting atheists, moderates and foreigners.

Police said they suspected radical Islamists in the attack, which occurred two days after a university professor was hacked to death. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

The victims were identified as USAID employee Xulhaz Mannan, who previously worked as a U.S. Embassy protocol officer, and his friend, Tanay Majumder, according to Mohammed Iqbal, a police officer in Dhaka's Kalabagan area. Mannan was also an editor of Bangladesh's first gay rights magazine, Roopbaan, as well as a cousin of former Foreign Minister Dipu Moni of the governing Awami League party.

The U.S. ambassador condemned the killing>>>

Apr 25 16:04

BREAKING: COACH BOBBY KNIGHT ENDORSES TRUMP

Bob Knight announced today that he is endorsing Donald Trump for president and that he will campaign with him Wednesday night a big rally in Indianapolis. Knight is still god with most Hoosiers, so this closes the deal on Cruz in Indiana, though it was never really going to be close either way.

This story has been the #1 trending topic on Twitter all afternoon. Knight has spoken very favorably about Trump in the recent past, and has said some hilarious things about Hillary.

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Apr 25 15:34

Possible End Game: The United States Has Created a Climate That Could Easily Be Transformed Into a War

To summarize, akin to ancient Rome, the United States has over-extended herself. She has created a climate that could easily be transformed into a war on a slight pretext. Wars, as it is well known are also a means a nation can extricate itself from debt and financial responsibility. The dying Petrodollar system has been on life support for some time, and it appears other nations such as the BRIC’s are taking the initiative to return to a true monetary standard. This is the same gold and silver standard that the U.S. should never have left in the first place.

Apr 25 15:15

Governor: SCOTUS immigration ruling in Obama’s favor would essentially mean congressional rewrite

If the Supreme Court sides with President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, the justices ought to just go ahead and totally rewrite the Constitution.

Apr 25 15:13

Southern Maine could See Light Snow Tuesday

New PBS science series idea: The Lies of Nye.

I want option rights.

Apr 25 14:50

Project Mercury: Foreign 'dirty bomb' responders will start training in Nevada

In today’s world it could be called the University for Dirty Bomb Studies. Founded in 1998, it was a niche at what was then the Nevada Test Site for emergency responders to learn how to deal with disasters caused by weapons of mass destruction.

Apr 25 14:42

“This Gun Saved My Life”: Disabled Vet Survives Home Invasion

Waking up to the sound of intruders attempting to enter his home, a disabled veteran readied his M&P Shield 9mm and prepared to respond with deadly force. Once inside, the robbers saw that the homeowner was armed and quickly ran off, spraying fire into his house. The homeowner returned fire but the would-be burglary suspects had already made their escape.

Apr 25 13:29

The Global Warming Hoax

In searching for a new enemy to unite us, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like would fit the bill….All these dangers are caused by human intervention… and thus the real enemy, then, is humanity itself… believe humanity requires a common motivation, namely a common adversary in order to realize world government. It does not matter if this common enemy is a real one or… one invented for the purpose.

Apr 25 13:23

The “Bathroom Controversy”

The colleges and public schools seem to be brainwashing the young to believe and accept the latest LGBT nonsense. “Social Justice Warriors,” as the activists seem to be called today, are really anti-social and their activism consists of the use of aggression, intrusiveness, and coercion — certainly not tolerance, and the idea of live and let live.

Apr 25 12:45

Obama: 'We Are Fortunate to Be Living in the Most Peaceful...Era in Human History'

President Barack Obama, speaking in Germany on Monday, said we're fortunate to be living in the "most peaceful" era in human history.

"I want to begin with an observation that, given the challenges that we face in the world and the headlines we see every day, may seem improbable but it's true. We are fortunate to be living in the most peaceful, most prosperous, most progressive era in human history," he said.

After touting world peace, Obama moved on to prosperity and progress:

"More people live in democracies, where they live wealthier and healthier and better educated with a global economy that has lifted up more than a billion people from extreme poverty and created new middle classes from the Americas to Africa to Asia."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

OK, it's now official; the sitting President of the United States.... has absolutely, utterly, and completely lost his mind!!

The US government is on the verge of initiating the next great war; the true unemployment numbers are horrific, at right around 20%; more people live in Kleptocracies than true democracies, including US citizens; the global economy has caused more outsourcing/offshoring of formerly American jobs, leaving what is left of the middle class in economic misery; and the only middle class evolution has been in China.

IS this man on some kind of controlled substance, to actually make these statements publicly?!?

Apr 25 12:41

FLASHBACK - Why Was Hillary Clinton Transferring Secret Historical State Department Documents To Her Private Server?…

Why was Hillary Clinton transferring/extracting data from secure, and monitored, classified State Department data bases, into her non-secure private email server?

What else was data-mined and extracted from government accounts, that could/would be discovered with a thorough forensics investigation into the private server?

She wasn’t just reading them, she was extracting them. Why would she be doing this, if not to build a shadow file for use at a later date?

Apr 25 12:27

For The First Time US Deploys Two F-22 Raptors Close To Russia To "Deter Aggression"

Tensions are rapidly escalating between the US and Russia following last week two fly-bys when first a Russian Su-24 "buzzed" the US missile destroyer USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea, and just days later flew within 50 feet of a US recon plane also flying over the Baltic Sea, which some interpreted as a Russian warning to Poland. The U.S. quickly responded and complained vocally to Russia (even if Obama did not mention the incident during his phone call with Putin immediately following the incident).

Speaking after a meeting between NATO envoys and Russia, their first in almost two years, Moscow's ambassador to NATO said the April 11 maritime incident showed there could be no improvement in ties until the U.S.-led alliance withdrew from Russia's borders.

And just to make sure Russia has another "free option" at reckless behavior, earlier today the U.S. Air Force flew in two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Romania as a show of strength to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

WHAT Russian aggression?!?

At this point, the Russian government has been very sane, and conservative in its response to US/NATO aggression, which has been both obvious, and palpable.

IF you look at the following map, you will see why Russia cannot possibly be very happy at this deployment:

map of Romania

Romania borders Ukraine, and Bucharest is less than a thousand miles from Moscow; this deployment will undoubtedly make Putin angry, and is part of the "drip -drip -drip" NATO provocation about which Russia has been (rightly) complaining.

Apr 25 12:27

Dr. James Sears Denies the Holocaust and Praises Hitler on Canadian TV

An Ottawa human rights lawyer has filed a human rights violation over the delivery of Dr. James Sears’ “racist and “anti-Semitic” newspaper. James responds to the allegations.

Apr 25 12:26

OBAMA HEADS TO GERMANY AND ENDORSES ANGELA MERKEL’S DECISION TO LET IN A MILLION MIGRANTS

Barack Obama today declared the European Union is one of the ‘greatest achievements of modern times’ as he continued his blitz against Brexit. Speaking in Germany on the latest leg of his farewell tour, the US President praised the EU for ending centuries of war in Europe. And he claimed the ‘entire world’ needs a ‘united Europe’ days after making a forceful case against Brexit while on a visit to London.

Apr 25 12:21

Is China Massing Troops Along North Korea's Border?

n Saturday, North Korea test fired a submarine based ballistic missile off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula. Though the missile only traveled 19 miles, which has led South Korean officials to deem the test a failure, the test is the most successful to date. The US military tracked a previous submarine launch on April 14th, which didn’t appear to reach flight at all.

Prior to the launch, multiple international news agencies reported that 2,000 Chinese soldiers were massing along the border with North Korea, in anticipation of a possible 5th nuclear test (which hasn’t happened). China’s Defense Ministry vehemently denied the claim, saying “The relevant report does not accord with the facts…the Chinese military maintains normal combat readiness and training on the China-North Korea border.”

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Apr 25 12:19

Hillary’s Official Internet Troll Team Has Spent Millions to “Correct” People Who “Attack” Her Online

So, just be warned. If you were to, say, write something like, “I think Hillary Clinton is a spawn of Satan dragon woman from the 8th circle of Dante’s Inferno and I am surprised Chelsea survived being born because don’t dragon creatures tend to sometimes eat their young?” on your Facebook wall, well, I imagine you too might get a stern online talking to from Hillary’s army of paid Internet trolls “record correctors”.

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Apr 25 12:17

Geologists Not Sure What’s Causing Earthquake Swarm in Arizona

We are seeing a lot of geological events happen in a very short span of time. Large and sometimes devastating earthquakes have struck from Asia to Ecuador, and video released from Yellowstone is leaving people wondering if the super volcano there is about to blow.
Everything seems unsettled…

Now an earthquake swarm is hitting, of all places, Arizona.

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Apr 25 12:16

"People should be terrified": Watch Aussie MP Set a River on Fire to Show Fracking Danger

Australia Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham says fracking should be banned as a “global threat” to our water supply, and to prove his point, he literally took a lighter and set a river contaminated by fracking on fire.

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Apr 25 12:14

WORSE THAN CRIMINALS — COPS USE ASSET FORFEITURE TO STEAL $53K FROM AN ORPHANAGE AND A CHURCH

The criminal depths to which police will sink to bolster their budgets, apparently have no limit, as a recent case of police theft in Oklahoma illustrates. To keep society safe, sheriff’s deputies in Muskogee County, Oklahoma robbed a church and an orphanage of $53,000. Real American heroes. Eh Wah, 40, a refugee from Burma, who became a US citizen more than a decade ago, was traveling with the cash to deliver it to the intended recipients when he was targetted by modern day, state-sanctioned pirates — for a broken tail light. Eh Wah had been entrusted with the money by the members of his Christian band who had been on a 19-city tour raising funds for the Dr. T. Thanbyah Christian Institute, a religious liberal arts college in Burma serving the Karen community there. And, they had also collected funds for the Hsa Thoo Lei orphanage in Thailand, which serves internally displaced Karen people.

Apr 25 12:14

Do Hillary Clinton’s Emails Expose A Scheme To Trade US Secrets For Political Influence?

Back in August, I wrote a post titled The real email question: Did Hillary Clinton sell US secrets? As much as I loathe Hillary, this was a very serious question based on the facts that we know. The IG representing the 17 US intelligence agencies identified two emails residing on Hillary Clinton’s private, unsecure email server as being properly classified as TS\TK, that is, the were classified Top Secret and compartmentalized under the code words Talent Keyhole which indicates that it is imagery deriving from a KH-11 reconnaissance satellite. If the emails had merely contained a description of the satellite imagery, even if the subject were classified, there is no way a reader could ascertain if the imagery came from a KH-11 or a drone or a manned flight or an on the ground agent. This implies that the emails contained the actual imagery (with no security markings, we’ve heard of that before).

Apr 25 12:07

At least 3 dead, 7 injured as blast hits passenger bus in Armenian capital

At least three people have been killed and a further seven injured after a bus exploded in central Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, according to the national emergencies ministry.

Apr 25 11:24

National Security Letters are now constitutional, judge rules

A judge who in 2013 declared that National Security Letters (NSLs) were unconstitutional has now changed her mind in an unsealed ruling made public Thursday.

Federal investigators issue tens of thousands of NSLs each year to banks, ISPs, car dealers, insurance companies, doctors, and others. The letters, which demand personal information, don't need a judge's signature and come with a gag to the recipient that forbids the disclosure of the NSL to the public or the target.

The NSL brouhaha strangely isn't even about the Fourth Amendment right to privacy, as the courts have generally stated that the information sought in the letters is a business record not protected by the Constitution. Instead, the legal fight is about the First Amendment.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I have to wonder just what the Federal government had on US District Judge Susan Illston, to compel her to turn her opinion around so absolutely completely on this issue.

Apr 25 10:48

David Swanson: US Wars Are Not Waged Out of Generosity or for Democracy

Why do we seem to be trapped in an endless cycle of war, with each new military adventure promised to be different than the last? David Swanson's War Is a Lie takes apart and thoroughly refutes every major argument that has been used to justify wars, especially those wars most widely trumpeted as just and good.

In this interview, David Swanson, author of War Is a Lie, counters the theory that war is an inevitable part of human nature, says the antiwar movement is larger than the dominant media suggest and shares the view that wars are fought primarily for money and markets.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Congress - and the White House - are all purchased commodities in the struggle for market domination by corporations.

And those naive enough to believe that the American election process gives us the candidates - and ultimately - the right people for the jobs of Congressional representatives and president, are fooling themselves.

By the times candidates are vetted, and chosen (and financially supported) by the corporations which own them, it matters not what the voters think at all; voting in this country has devolved to a Kabuki-like exercise in which people have the illusion that they have had some say in the matter of American leadership, when they have none whatsoever.

And the degree of vote-rigging in this country?!? Absolutely amazing. If you have not seen it, please see Bev Harris' video, "Hacking democracy", which demonstrates, painfully clearly, how voting machines can be rigged in favor of a particular candidate.

Apr 25 10:17

TOP 10 Demolition Failures

Apr 25 10:14

Obama Dismisses NKorea Proposal on Halting Nuke Tests

A day after North Korea's foreign minister told The Associated Press that his country is ready to halt its nuclear tests if the United States suspends its annual military exercises with South Korea, President Barack Obama said Sunday that Washington isn't taking the proposal seriously and Pyongyang would "have to do better than that."

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong, interviewed Saturday by the AP, also defended his country's right to maintain a nuclear deterrent and warned that Pyongyang won't be cowed by international sanctions. And for those waiting for the North's regime to collapse, he had this to say: Don't hold your breath.

"Stop the nuclear war exercises in the Korean Peninsula, then we should also cease our nuclear tests," he said in his first interview Saturday with a Western news organization.

Obama dismissed North Korea's latest overture at a news conference Sunday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Hannover, Germany.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A short memo to President Obama: the longer you wait to engage with China in serious negotiations to replace the Armistice (which is simply a cessation of military activities)with a real peace treaty, the sooner Kim Jung Un, or his successor will possess - and be able to successfully aim - a nuclear weapon.

This should have been on your "to do" list from the very moment you took the oath of office; but obviously, you have chosen to just let the situation fester here, because you have been hoping for a potential war with China, in order to defeat the rise of the yuan.

But sir, I need to ask you: did you happen to get the memo that last week that China is issuing a gold-backed yuan, which is not convertible at all into US dollars?!?

Apparently, Mr. President, the Chinese government was way ahead of you on this.

Apr 25 10:05

TPP Consultation Turns Away Scores of Lower Mainlanders (BC Canada)

Scores of Lower Mainland residents who wanted to tell the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade what they think of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment deal negotiated by the Harper Conservatives were denied that chance Monday.

More than 50 people rallied outside the Richmond Radisson Hotel where the hearings were scheduled to be held, eventually being frisked before entering the hearing hall on a red carpet laid by protesters that read "170,000 Say No to TPP" -- referring to the number of signatures on an anti-TPP petition.

Although the committee did choose to hear from some applicants Monday, as for 170 other members of the activist group Leadnow who had applied to address the committee, they learned last week, without explanation, that they would not be heard.

"They were all rejected," said the group's Vancouver organizer, Jolan Bailey. "They didn't even tell us when they did. We only found out when they published the list of who was speaking -- we noticed that none of our people were on there."

Apr 25 10:04

Has LewRockwell.com Become a Zionist Shill?– Veterans Today Interviews Michael A. Hoffman

LewRockwell.com and The American Conservative are interested in gaining some Judaic cover for their Libertarian or milquetoast “Conservative” views, and hence, they publish puff pieces for the hideous, Talmudic-supremacist ideology.

Apr 25 09:42

People stealing water during London 2016 marathon

Apr 25 09:40

IN 1 OUT OF EVERY 5 AMERICAN FAMILIES, NOBODY HAS A JOB

If nobody is working in one out of every five U.S. families, then how in the world can the unemployment rate be close to 5 percent as the Obama administration keeps insisting? The truth, of course, is that the U.S. economy is in far worse condition than we are being told. Last week, I discussed the fact that the Federal Reserve has found that 47 percent of all Americans would not be able to come up with $400 for an unexpected visit to the emergency room without borrowing it or selling something. But Barack Obama and his minions never bring up that number. Nor do they ever bring up the fact that 20 percent of all families in America are completely unemployed. The following comes directly from the Bureau of Labor Statistics…

Webmaster's Commentary: 

These are the real unemployment numbers, which are just going to get worse with time.

This is why the US government is in such a hot hurry to get a major war going, so as to attempt to distract Americans from the real culprits in their economic misery.

Apr 25 09:37

IT’S A MAD, MAD WORLD

We have a choice of trains: greed and self-interest train taking us over the cliff OR the train of collective work towards a sustainable future.

Apr 25 09:34

MALAYSIA WILL LIKELY FORCE ‘POLITICAL BLOGS’ AND NEWS WEBSITES TO REGISTER WITH THE GOVERNMENT

Malaysia’s Communications and Multimedia Ministry has formally proposed legal amendments to the Attorney General that would require the country’s political blogs and online news portals to register with the government. Minister Salleh Said Keruak denies that the legislation amounts to censorship, arguing that the proposal is designed to preserve the Internet as a tool for promoting Malaysia’s economic growth, and meant to protect the country against internal divisions brought about by misleading information published online, he says.

Human rights groups and media freedom advocates denounced the proposal as a curtailment of free speech, saying the move reverses the government’s earlier stated commitment to promoting Internet freedom.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A short memo to Minister Salleh Said Keruak: this proposed legislation is absolute, and complete, codswallop, and you know it!

Instead of attempting to silence the messenger, is it possible that the current government of Malaysia could, please, be a little less corrupt and a little more transparent?!?

Apr 25 09:28

WHITE HOUSE ADMITS — LOCKING PEOPLE IN CAGES FOR VICTIMLESS CRIMES IS DEVASTATING TO THE ECONOMY

On Saturday, economists in U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration released a report detailing the adverse effects on the economy derived from locking non-violent drug offenders and criminals behind bars.

For decades, a guiding philosophy of authoritarians was that locking more people up would result in less crime. This has created a prison state in the U.S., which represents 4.4% of the world’s population yet houses 22% of the world’s prisoners.

Since 1980 alone, the US prison population has skyrocketed by nearly 5 times.

H0wever, the negative effects of such a totalitarian approach to drug crimes and other victimless offenses is having a staggering economic impact on the United States.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The alleged US government's "war on drugs" is just plain illogical, costly, and completely ridiculous, period, end of discussion.

The country of Portugal has been a trail blazer, when it comes to enlightened drug policies. What they did was to decriminalise small amounts of drugs for personal use, but urge counseling to help people get off drugs.

The result?!?

A massive decrease in illegal drug use, and much less experimentation with drugs by teens.

But, unfortunately, what the US government appears pathologically incapable of doing is learning from both the successes of other countries, when it comes to drug and prison programs that make sense.

For example, why is Sweden closing so many of their prisons?!? The reason for this is that the focus of prison is 100% rehabilitation, and the recidivism here is minimal.

OF course the Swedish approach is logical, and the results speak for themselves.

Logic and the US government, unfortunately, have the most tenuous relationship possible at best.

Apr 25 09:19

NEW CRISPR GENE EDITING METHOD CAN EDIT SINGLE LETTERS OF DNA

Harvard University researchers have developed a new method of using CRISPR to alter single letters in the DNA code. This opens up the possibility of reversing mutations caused by the changing of only one letter, which represents nearly two thirds of all genetic mutations.

CRISPR has revolutionized the world of gene editing. It has allowed scientists to conduct advanced research into diseases, research live cells, and it’s not expensive or overly complicated. But one thing it has always lacked is specificity. In some respects, it is the sledgehammer, not the sword; the cleaver, not the scalpel.

That is, until now.

Harvard University researchers have developed a new method of using CRISPR to alter single letters in the DNA code. This opens up the possibility of reversing mutations (and the diseases that stem from them) caused by the changing of only one letter, which represents nearly two thirds of all genetic mutations.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is a technology which can be used for either great good...or great evil, in the wrong hands.

Remember those genetically engineered armies in the Tolkien books?!? We are on the brink of being able to create that with this new advance in gene editing. And trust me, DARPA is going to want to get their collective hands around this ASAP.

Apr 25 09:15

DONALD TRUMP PREDICTS MAJOR LAWSUIT COMING AGAINST TED CRUZ OVER HIS CANADIAN BIRTH

Rafael Edward Cruz, better known as "Ted," was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on December 22, 1970. Cruz's father, Rafael, was born in Cuba, while his mother, Eleanor, was born in Delaware. Though the United States Constitution requires that anyone running for president must be a "Natural Born Citizen," the document never details the definition of the term. While the issue was assumed to be dead, Donald Trump brought Cruz's birther issue up during his most recent campaign stop, as reported by The Hill on April 23.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There is an important fact to keep in mind.

Rafael Cruz (Ted's father) was married to his second wife Julia Ann Garza from 1959 – 1996. Ted's mother, Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson, gave birth to Ted in 1970, while Ted's father was still married to Julia. Under Section 309(c) of the INA, children born out-of-wedlock to Americans abroad do NOT become US citizens at birth! They must be naturalized.

Ted Cruz was not a US citizen at birth.

The Founding Fathers did not need to define what "Natural Born" meant inside the Constitution as it had been defined in existing legal theory in works such as "The Law of Nations" by Emerich de Vattel, published in 1758 and relied on heavily by the framers of the Constitution. "Natural Born" was already legally defined when the Constitution was written as "born inside the nation."

The inclusion of the "Natural Born" requirement for the US Presidency was proposed at the Constitutional Convention by Chief Justice John Jay, who wrote, "Permit me to hint, whether it would not be wise and seasonable to provide a strong check to the admission of Foreigners into the administration of our national Government and to declare expressly that the Command in Chief of the American army shall not be given to, nor devolve on, any but a natural born Citizen..."

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Apr 25 09:12

WATCH: 3 Humvees Get Smashed To Bits, Literally Turned To INSTANT Dust In Army Parachute Fail

Here's the video.

The drop plane is the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.

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Apr 25 09:12

POLICE SWEEP AWAY BRAZIL’S ‘STREET CHILDREN’ AHEAD OF OLYMPICS

With a faltering economy and an $11 billion investment at stake, Brazil wants nothing more than to stage a successful Olympic Games come August. The government is building new transportation and sports venues, hiring security guards and deploying soldiers, and sprucing up Rio de Janeiro’s most-visited areas. But “cleaning the streets,” as the project is euphemistically known, is not an effort to haul garbage but to sweep away homeless people and drug dealers—including the often drug-addicted children who live on the sidewalks of some of Rio’s wealthiest neighborhoods.

In the Copacabana and Maracanã areas, two of the neighborhoods preparing to host the Olympics, teenagers and children as young as 7 sleep by the roadside or beg for change. Boys often join gangs and sell drugs to survive while girls frequently turn to prostitution. Many smoke crack or sniff glue. Some live on the streets full time; others spend nights in the favelas, or nearby shantytowns.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A society should be judged on how it treats the most vulnerable of its citizens; what Brazil is doing to the most impoverished, and most vulnerable of its street kids demonstrates a complete, and institutionalized, emotional callousness to the conditions which put these kids on the streets to begin with.

Even with the Olympics coming in August, this will not end well for the Brazilian government, or its people.

Apr 25 08:48

Israeli UN Ambassador: Direct diplomacy is the only way to peace

“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has extended himself further than any previous Israeli leader in his pursuit of direct negotiations with the Palestinian Authority."
Note: Here is the answer make Israel obey U.N. Resolution 242 by force if necessary! That is just a start.

Apr 25 08:29

North Carolina Restroom Law Becomes a Central Election Issue

Thus far, the uproar may be doing the most harm to Mr. McCrory, an affable former mayor of Charlotte who has struggled, since taking office in 2013, to maintain his reputation as a moderate in the face of a Republican-dominated legislature that is considerably more conservative than he is.

An Elon University poll conducted from April 10 to 15 showed Mr. Cooper, the state’s longtime attorney general, leading Mr. McCrory 48 percent to 42 percent among registered voters, the largest lead Mr. Cooper has seen in the five polls Elon has conducted in the last year.

Apr 25 08:23

White House poised to release secret pages from 9/11 inquiry

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part of a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 that may shed light on possible Saudi connections to the attackers.

The documents, kept in a secure room in the basement of the Capitol, contain information from the joint congressional inquiry into "specific sources of foreign support for some of the Sept. 11 hijackers while they were in the United States."

Apr 25 08:03

EU referendum: NHS will face 'unquantifiable strain' as millions join EU warns Michael Gove

Gove has warned that the NHS will face "unquantifiable strain" as the likes of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Albania and Turkey seek to join the EU.

Apr 25 07:55

TransCanada Increases Estimate of Keystone Oil Spill from 4.5 Barrels to 400

TransCanada has significantly increased the estimated amount of the Keystone oil leak near Freeman, South Dakota.

The company said on Thursday, that they estimate a potential volume of 400 barrels. The earlier estimate was spillage of only 187 gallons.

A spokesman says on-site crews continue to work around the clock to try to determine where the leak is coming from. The crews have excavated more than 100 feet of pipeline [Mark Russo, “Keystone Oil Leak Estimate Dramatically Rises,” KELO-AM, 2016.04.07].

Apr 25 07:45

VOTE TRUMP, VETERANS BEFORE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

Apr 25 07:44

Media Blackout: Large Keystone Oil Spill In South Dakota

Apr 25 07:29

Cleveland must pay $6mn to family of Tamir Rice, 12yo fatally shot by police

The city of Cleveland, Ohio will pay $6 million to the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy fatally shot by police in 2014, based on a settlement agreement that allows the city to avoid a high-profile federal civil rights trial.

The agreement, which must still be approved by a probate court, was announced early Monday. The city of Cleveland does not admit any wrongdoing based on the terms of the settlement, according to reports.

Apr 25 07:09

Metro sank into crisis despite decades of warnings

Metro’s failure-prone subway — once considered a transportation jewel — is mired in disrepair because the transit agency neglected to heed warnings that its aging equipment and poor safety culture would someday lead to chronic breakdowns and calamities.

For nearly half a century, almost since construction of the subway system began, federal experts, civic and business groups, private transit organizations, and some Metro general managers and directors have raised red flags.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Part of Agenda 21 is to get people to surrender their cars and rely on mass public transportation. But the systems being built are costly, unreliable, and unsafe!

Apr 25 06:20

No One Knows How A Brokered GOP Convention Would Work

No one knows how a brokered GOP convention would work, but Cruz & Kasich are working together to force one

WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich will start campaigning in coordination Monday, after making statements Sunday night that they would work together to deny frontrunner Donald Trump an outright nomination. A contested GOP convention would allow delegates to vote independently for who should lead the party’s ticket in November. Trump has 845 delegates and needs 392 more to claim the party’s nomination. David Lightman explains what could happen if Cruz and Kasich succeed in forcing a contested convention.

The 2016 Republican National Convention is shaping up as a free-for-all where every delegate is a kingmaker, rules could change and no one will have an easy time figuring out what’s going on.

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Apr 25 06:04

Trump Laces Into Cruz-Kasich Collaboration

Donald Trump is lacing into an extraordinary collaboration between Ted Cruz and John Kasich aimed at unifying the anti-Trump vote in some remaining primaries.

Trump says his two rivals are colluding in a way that would be illegal in many industries.

Under the arrangement outlined Sunday, Kasich, the Ohio governor, will step back in the May 3 Indiana contest to let Cruz bid for voters who don't like Trump. Cruz, a Texas senator, will do the same for Kasich in Oregon and New Mexico.

Trump said in a statement that Cruz and Kasich are "mathematically dead" — meaning>>>

(*And with that , we now know if either Cruz or Kasich manage to get the nomination , The GOP will be putting a common crook up against the queen of all crooks , and only crooks will be voting in November , for one crook or the other )

Apr 25 05:53

Senate Majority To Obama: Boost Israel Military Aid

Large U.S. Senate Majority Urges Obama to Boost Israel Military Aid

More than four-fifths of the U.S. Senate have signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to quickly reach an agreement on a new defense aid package for Israel worth more than the current $3 billion per year.

Eighty-three of the 100 senators signed the letter, led by Republican Lindsey Graham and Democrat Chris Coons. Senator Ted Cruz, a 2016 presidential candidate, was one of the 51 Republicans on board. The Senate's Democratic White House hopeful, Bernie Sanders, was not among the 32 Democrats.

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Apr 24 15:24

Will John Kasich Hand Trump the Nomination?

The best delegate trackers out there still think it likely that Donald Trump will fall short of the 1,237 delegates he needs to secure the GOP nomination on the first ballot.

But there’s one man who can cut a deal and instantly make Trump the de facto nominee: Ohio governor John Kasich. He would then probably be responsible for setting in motion devastating GOP losses in November of not only the White House but also control of the U.S. Senate. Kasich himself claims there is “zero chance” he would sign on as Trump’s running mate as part of a deal to deliver his delegates for Trump. But Lyndon Johnson said the same thing before he became John F. Kennedy’s running mate, and so too did John Nance Garner before hitching up with FDR in 1932.

(*The Nail Biting is in full tilt boogie over at The NATIONAL REVIEW )

Apr 24 15:14

Cruz Stays IN By Quietly Scoring Delegates

Cruz stays in the Republican presidential fight by quietly scoring delegates
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Cruz’s efforts might be too little, too late. He significantly trails Trump in the overall delegate count and could be mathematically eliminated after Tuesday’s primaries of getting the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the nomination before the party’s July nominating convention.

Before Saturday, Trump had 845 pledged delegates, followed by Cruz with 559 and Kasich with 148.
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Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island hold primaries Tuesday, with most polls showing Trump with a double-digit leads over the field.

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Apr 24 15:12

FCC CHIEF GOES PUBLIC: "There Is MASSIVE Fraud In The Obama Phone Program And We Were Ordered To Cover It Up!"

"We were ordered to cover-up details of massive fraud against taxpayers until after the vote to expand the program."

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Apr 24 14:58

Intel To Lay Off 12,000 People

Intel to lay off 12,000 people. Is the iconic chipmaker in trouble?
The technology pioneer announced a new focus that shifts its business further away from its legacy in personal computers to the fast growing cloud and 'Internet of Things' industries.

As it navigates its path into the future, Intel, the 47-year-old corporation best known for making microprocessor chips that power personal computers, has announced significant changes to its business.

On Tuesday, Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich said in a letter to employees that the company over the next year will cut its 107,300-person global workforce by 12,000 people, or 11 percent.

The move, said Mr. Krzanich, is meant to help transform Intel from a PC company to one that powers the cloud and the ‘Internet of Things,’ a term used to describe connected devices such as washing machines, coffeemakers, and automobiles. It also will save the chipmaker $750 million this year, says Intel in a public announcement.

Apr 24 12:52

Franklin Graham Rips Trump on NC Bathroom Law

The Rev. Franklin Graham slammed Donald Trump on his opposition to the North Carolina bathroom law, praising state officials for acting to "protect young girls, boys, and women from sexual predators and perverts."

"Men have no business using women’s bathrooms and locker rooms," Graham said Friday on Facebook. "Period."

He is the head of both the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Samaritan's Purse global charity. Both efforts are based in Charlotte, N.C.

Apr 24 12:49

Anti-racism protesters clash with police at Confederate rally in Georgia

Clashes erupted between police and counter-protesters at a far-right Confederate rally at Stone Mountain in Georgia on Saturday. Another rally held in Georgia the same day featured KKK and Nationalist Socialist Movement members.

Both events were held within 70 miles of each other, commemorating the upcoming Confederate Memorial Day, and featuring banners and signs, as well as Confederate flags. Over in the city of Rome, Georgia, the Ku Klux Klan, together with the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement and the Aryan Nation took part in a so-called “free speech” rally in front of the Floyd County Law Enforcement Center on Saturday.

(Note that no one mentions all those "Pan-African" flags are "racist" by axiomatic definition)

Apr 24 11:33

Body found in Topeka motel room after federal agents shot

Country Club Motel destroyed in fire after shooting.

TOPEKA, Kan. —The FBI said a body has been found in a burned out room of a Topeka motel where an occupant fired shots at federal agents late Saturday.

As investigators approached Collins' room, someone from inside the room opened fire. Two deputy U.S. marshals and an FBI agent were injured. Police said those injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Apr 24 11:23

9/11 truth poses ‘existential threat’ to Israel: Analyst

The recent media frenzy over Saudi Arabia’s possible role in the September 11, 2001 attacks is aimed at distracting people from much deeper involvement of Israel as the truth would endanger the Tel Aviv regime’s existence, an analyst in Idaho says.

Mark Glenn made the remarks in an interview with Press TV over US Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders’ recent calls on the American government to expose Saudi Arabia’s role in the 9/11 attacks that killed some 3,000 people.

Apr 24 10:09

BEX Alert!!! - "Sanders seeks ‘root cause’ of Saudi role in 9/11"

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urges the United States to address the “root cause” of the September 11, 2001 attacks, voicing support for Senate legislation that would allow families of terror victims to sue Saudi Arabia in federal court.

“I think there's a lot about Saudi Arabia that we don't fully understand. And I want to get to the root cause of it. The root of what Saudi Arabia has done,” Sanders said on NBC News’ “Meet the Press” aired Sunday.

Apr 24 10:05

Zuma wants trade with Iran to rise to $8bn

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said in Tehran on Sunday that his country plans to increase the volume of trade with Iran to as high as $8 billion by 2020.

Zuma told a meeting of Iranian and South African businessmen that the figure had been agreed on in his meeting with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani earlier in the day.

He added that trade volume between the two countries in 2015 stood at about $350 million, emphasizing that this needs to be increased drastically by relying on the potentials of both sides.

Apr 24 09:33

WATCH BOTH TRAILERS: Climate Hustle: Global Warming Lies

CLIMATE HUSTLE DOCUMENTARY

One-Night National Theater Event May 2, 2016

The controversial and highly anticipated documentary produced by Marc Morano will be shown at more than 4,000 locations nationwide for one night only.

I found a very good 2-minute trailer that I haven't seen posted anywhere else.

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Apr 24 09:09

Top African Producer Bans GM Cotton

Apr 24 09:08

Junior doctors strike: Pregnant women and cancer patients among 125,000 people hit by protest chaos

Heavily pregnant women and cancer sufferers are among more than 125,000 NHS patients whose hospital treatment has been postponed amid the chaos of the first ever all-out strike by junior doctors.

Apr 24 08:58

Charles Koch: 'Possible' Clinton could be better than GOP nominee

Oil tycoon and conservative mega-donor Charles Koch had kind words for both Bill and Hillary Clinton in an interview Sunday, saying there was an outside chance he could support her in November.

"We would have to believe her actions would be quite different than her rhetoric. Let me put it that way," he said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday. "But on some of the Republican candidates we would -- before we could support them, we'd have to believe their actions will be quite different than the rhetoric we've heard so far."

Earlier in the interview, Koch said Bill Clinton was better than George W. Bush>>>

(*Here it comes !)

Apr 24 08:46

Texas has lost 84,000 oil and gas jobs in the oil bust

Texas lost 84,000 oil and gas jobs in just 16 months, according to the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, which has been tracking the impact of the oil and gas bust across the state.

Karr Ingham, the petroleum economist who authors the group’s Texas Petro Index (which has also been in decline for 16 months), announced the latest data at the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers annual meeting this past week in Austin.

An estimated 222,000 Texans remain on so-called “upstream” oil and gas industry payrolls – the part of the industry that includes exploration and production activity. That’s down 27.5 percent from a high of about 306,020 in December 2014.

Ingham expects tough times are still ahead in Texas oil, with more layoffs to come.

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Apr 24 08:43

Oil tanker laden with North Dakota crude reaches Netherlands

A petroleum tanker laden with 175,000 barrels of North Dakota crude was being offloaded in Europe on Wednesday, the first such overseas shipment of the state’s oil since Congress lifted a 40-year ban on crude exports in December.
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“It’s a big deal,” said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, a trade group that represents about 500 companies working in the oil patch in the western part of the state. “Once you get a barrel to sea, it will fetch a better price.”

The ban on crude exports was put in place in response to the energy crisis of the 1970s.
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“Where crude goes is where it gets the best value,” Roper said. “We are always seeking higher value. When the value is right, we will definitely do it.”

The company has said that producers could earn up to $14 more per barrel for domestic sweet crude by selling it on the world market.
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Ness said lifting the export ban should help bring higher prices for North Dakota oil.

“The whole world is a market now,” he said.

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