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November 10, 2014

Nov 10 23:01

US midterm elections won’t change political climate - Ron Paul

Former US congressman and two-time Republican presidential candidate, Ron Paul, has warned that last week’s midterm elections in the United States will not change the country’s political climate.

Nov 10 22:59

US investing 'trillions' to fight wars for Israel

The United States is spending an “endless” amount of wealth and sacrificing human lives to fight wars on behalf of Israel, a “disaster” for the American people and US foreign policy, the co-founder of Scholars for 9/11 Truth says.

Nov 10 22:56

Volunteer Battalions to Become Part of Kiev Forces - Ukrainian Defense Ministry

Ukrainian volunteer battalions, operating in the southeast of the country, will be put under the command of the country's army, Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has said in an interview with the ICTV channel.

Nov 10 19:23

Oregon Voters Overwhelming Reject Driver's Licenses for Illegals

On Tuesday, Oregon voters rejected an initiative (Measure 88) to give driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants even after the proponents for the licenses outspent opponents by more than ten to one.

Nov 10 19:22

Russia launches foreign news service to fight West's 'propaganda'

Russia launched a new state-funded foreign news service Monday to challenge the "aggressive propaganda" of the West and provide an "alternative interpretation" of global events.

The new media brand, Sputnik, is the reworked foreign language service of the state-owned RIA Novosti news agency and Voice of Russia radio, which underwent a major rehaul last December under the leadership of notorious anchorman Dmitry Kiselyov.

Nov 10 19:21

Rap Sheets, Watchlists and Spy Networks Now Available With Single Click

The breakthrough in inter-connectivity is expected to close information gaps that, among other things, have contributed to the rise in homegrown terrorism and school shootings.

Nov 10 18:38

RED ALERT! Border Patrol Is Stripping Agents of Their Rifles


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Nov 10 18:27

Fracking firms should be allowed to cause bigger earth tremors, academics claim

Fracking firms must be allowed to cause far more significant earth tremors if the Government wants the shale gas industry to succeed, leading academics have warned.

Nov 10 18:15

Truth About Net Neutrality - Stefan Molyneux

Because government regulates, big business must get involved in regulatory capture and bribe the government. A nasty vicious circle where consumers ALWAYS loses regardless of whether big government or big business wins.

Nov 10 17:32

Banks Rig Gold and Silver Prices? Never !!

Last week saw a very robust week for Chinese demand despite talk of weak demand and low premiums in China. For the week ending October 31, there were withdrawals of 47.5 tonnes for the week. This means that the world’s largest gold buyer continues to be headed for annual gold demand of some 2,000 tonnes.

Nov 10 17:19

George W. Bush: I Don't Regret Waging War Against Iraq

George W. Bush does not regret his decision to invade Iraq in 2003, and he advocates more war in response to the rise of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

In an interview that aired Sunday, the former two-term president told Bob Schieffer of CBS News, "I think it was the right decision [to go into Iraq]."

"My regret is that…a violent group of people have risen up again," he continued. "This is ‘Al Qaeda plus’…they need to be defeated. And I hope we do…I hope the strategy works."

Nov 10 17:17

California launches student loan program for illegals

Students in the country illegally can now receive extra financial aid through California’s public universities under a new loan program recently approved by the state legislature that circumvents federal regulations prohibiting non-U.S. residents from obtaining federally funded student loans.

Nov 10 17:01

More Lies from “Our” Government: The Latest Jobs Report - Paul Craig Roberts

snip: If you look at the jobs that the BLS reports the US is creating, they are third world jobs. How is the US “the world’s only superpower” when it cannot create a middle class job?


Nov 10 16:48

Obamacrash : Officials work on health site contingency plans as enrollment nears

In just a few weeks, millions of people will be heading to the federal site HealthCare.gov to shop for medical insurance when a new open-enrollment period begins. -- Behind the scenes, however, federal health officials and government contractors are scrambling, according to confidential documents and federal and outside experts familiar with this work. They have been making contingency plans in case the information technology or other aspects prove less sturdy than the administration predicts. And some preparations are coming down to the wire.

Nov 10 16:29

Ferguson Grand Jury Decision On Mike Brown Shooting Won't Be Reached Until At Least Mid-November: St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney

Amid speculation that a grand jury decision on the Mike Brown shooting is imminent, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch said Monday that the panel is not expected to decide on whether or not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson until mid- to late November at the earliest. McCulloch released a statement in response to reports that Ferguson was bracing for a grand jury decision.

“I realize that this is a much anticipated decision and that there is daily, if not hourly, speculation about when the announcement will be released. Once the work of the grand jury is completed and they have made a determination, my office will advise the public and the media when their decision will be released,” McCulloch said in a statement Monday afternoon, adding that any claims of a grand jury decision announced on social media or other platforms “are rank speculation and should be ignored.”

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Want to bet they announce it the day before Thanksgiving?

Nov 10 16:22

Now ISIS wants to introduce its own currency: Plans to bring back solid gold and silver dinar coins announced in Iraqi mosques

ISIS wants to introduce its own currency and plans to bring back solid gold and silver dinar coins, it has emerged.

The Middle East terror group apparently wants to introduce its own Islamic currency as part of its attempts to solidify its makeshift caliphate.


Nov 10 16:19

BBC pulls Panorama programme set to unmask 'Fake Sheikh' journalist Mazher Mahmood minutes before it was due to air

A BBC programme which promised to unmask 'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood and set to be aired tonight was shelved at the eleventh hour after a last minute submission by his lawyer.

The corporation had intended to broadcast Panorama, Fake Sheikh: Exposed at 8.30pm following the Court of Appeal's decision today to allow producers to broadcast recent images of the undercover reporter.

But shortly before the programme was scheduled to air, Mr Mahmood's lawyers submitted new information relating to one of the cases it included.

Nov 10 16:18

QE is simply a form of zombie capitalism.

Nov 10 16:02

"Carbon violence" - latest global warming propaganda buzz phrase!

Queensland researchers have coined the term 'carbon violence' to describe the effects of G20 and other developed countries' investments in African plantation forestry to offset carbon emissions in a report for US think tank, the Oakland Institute.

Nov 10 16:01

The Washington Post's "Worthless and Whiny" Attack on Genuine Journalistic Hero Gary Webb

In 1996, in the wake of his explosive "Dark Alliance" series for the San Jose Mercury News (8/18-20/96), the Washington Post was one of the major newspapers to attack Gary Webb (FAIR Blog, 10/21/14).

It's 2014, and they're still at it.

Nov 10 15:57

DHS Buying Nearly 100,000 Pairs of Underwear, Including Sports Bras, For Illegals

The Department of Homeland Security, which has been stripping Border Patrol agents of their rifles without replacement, is buying nearly 100,000 pairs of underwear, including sport bras, for illegals.


Nov 10 15:52

Parliament Election in Ukraine Confirms Right-Wing Government and Its Civil War Course

The general election to Ukraine's parliament (the Verkhovna Rada - Supreme Council) on October 26 was another step by the country's wealthy power brokers to consolidate their pro-Europe, pro-austerity economic course and related war against the rebellious population in the east of the country. A large, neoconservative and far-right majority now controls the Rada.

Nov 10 15:50

FBI Report Confirms Crime Fell While Gun Purchases Soared in 2013

As gun sales soared in 2013–with the number of background checks for gun sales breaking records–the FBI reports that violent crime fell sharply below 2012 figures, and property crime rates fell sharply too.

Nov 10 15:45

What Happens When the NSA Comes to Town

The NSA set up a facility in Utah, promising jobs and industry along with it. None of that came. Now, one surveillance scandal later, residents can vote to render the facility useless in the simplest way possible. Is it worth it?

Nov 10 15:22

CIA-sanctioned Osama bin Laden doll on sale for $2,500

One of only three Osama bin Laden dolls designed for a CIA “influence operation” is on sale on a memorabilia auction site. Authored by creator of iconic GI Joe toys they were to be distributed to Middle Eastern children to put them off joining al Qaeda.

The prototype dolls were codenamed “Devil Eyes” and were created in 2005 by late Donald Levine - a business executive at Hasbro toy giant and the creator of the GI Joe action figures.


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Nov 10 15:18

Couple sentenced to six months in jail for having sex outdoors at Florida retirement community because they had 'nowhere else to go

A couple have been sentenced to six months in jail for having sex outdoors at a Florida retirement community.

Charm Gilbert, 40, and James Adams, 47, were found guilty last week of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct in connection.

Adams was spotted by a passerby who saw him naked in front of an also naked Gilbert, who was lying on an electrical box on a street in The Villages – a 50,0000-strong community for the over 55’s in Florida’s Sunter County.

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I miss the days when indecent exposure was a ticket and small fine. :)

Nov 10 15:04

Snyder heads to China; will he bring back pandas?

Knowing the economic payoff of having the cuddly animal at a zoo can ring up, Snyder would like to add Detroit to the elite list of zoos that have them.

Nov 10 15:02

Sabotaging P5+1 Talks

They've been ongoing interminably. Reaching a November 2013 interim agreement. Longstanding US/Israeli hardline policy remains unchanged.

Sanctions Iran wants removed remain in place. New ones were irresponsibly imposed.

By Washington earlier. Unilaterally. By executive order. Circumventing Congress. Violating Geneva's letter and sprit.


Nov 10 14:55

What Gardasil Did to Me: Pacemaker at Age 21

What Gardasil did to me: POTS and a Pacemaker

When I was 20 years old, I was working as a certified pharmacy technician. I was very healthy, athletic and active. I looked forward to my future.

My first symptoms were fatigue, dizziness, and chest pains. One month after the first dose, I was transported to the local emergency room...

Nov 10 14:54

Militarized Vehicles Needed to Deal With “Anti-Government” Groups

In an article for popular law enforcement website PoliceOne.com, Officer Steve Rabinovich writes that the controversial use of militarized vehicles in domestic law enforcement situations is necessary to deal with the threat posed by “anti-government groups.”

Nov 10 14:33

Sears Continues Retail Death Spiral, Still Sells A Few Useful Things

For the ninth quarter in a row, Sears Holdings Corporation has lost money. Even as the company closes stores, rents out remaining stores, and tries desperate moves like opening early on Thanksgiving Day and making fun of itself in its own ads, the company continues to sell itself for parts in a sad retail death spiral. Yet is there anything that you should consider buying at Sears while it still exists? Are Americans who sneer at Sears missing out? Maybe.

Nov 10 14:32

Ferguson & Israel? Netanyahu Calls for Stripping Palestinian-Israelis of Citizenship

On Sunday Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said he was looking into whether Israel could strip citizenship from those who speak out against the continued statelessness of the Palestinians. (There are millions of stateless Palestinians outside Israel.

Netanyahu began his political career as a far-right Likud politician calling for the forced deportation of the 20% of the Israeli population that is of Palestinian heritage.

Nov 10 14:32

Obama Administration Dramatically Scales Back Expectations for Second Year Obamacare Enrollment

The Obama administration now says it expects the second year of Obamacare to see dramatically fewer enrollments than originally projected, and that hitting its long-term enrollment goals will likely take years longer than initially believed.

Nov 10 14:07

How Our People Do Their Extermination-Jobs in Ukraine

Below is a video of “our side” in the Ukrainian civil war carrying out part of the Ukrainian Defense Minister, Mikhail Koval’s, extermination plan, which was injudiciously described by him right after a press conference.

On June 11th, an “Anti-Maidan” or anti-ethnic-cleansing, site, posted to youtube excerpts from previously unpublished press-conference Q&A-session statements by Koval, which were made perhaps immediately following the Defense Minister’s private meeting on June 4th with top NATO officials, who endorsed his plan. This youtube was titled “Secretary of Defense [Mikhailo Koval] About Concentration Camp for Eastern Ukraine People.”

Nov 10 13:30

Study Says Home Cooking Equals Better Health

Those of us who are proponents of whole foods and scratch cooking have known it all along, but a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine confirms it. Time spent in the kitchen equals a better diet.

1319 participants in the Seattle Obesity Study answered questions about the amount of time they spend preparing food for their families each day, including prepping, cooking, and cleaning up.

16% spent less than an hour a day
43% spent between 1-2 hours per day
41% spent more than 2 hours per day

Nov 10 13:29

Why Walls Are Government Tools of Oppression | 25 Year Anniversary of the Berlin Wall

Abby Martin reflects on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and how this event serves as a reminder of how the walls around the world that still cruelly divide populations.

Nov 10 12:53

UN to open 'internal and independent' probe into attacks on its Gaza facilities

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday that an "internal and independent" board of inquiry would be established to probe the damage caused to various UN installations in the Gaza Strip over the course of the war this summer, despite Israel's intense efforts to prevent this line...

Nov 10 12:53

FBI REPORT: NO DEATHS AT SANDY HOOK: WAS EXERCISE, MISREPORTED, CREATED CRISIS

In a shocking report released this week, the FBI is admitting that the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting was not a shooting at all. It was an exercise that local media misreported on, and then government officials perpetuated the hoax in hopes of bringing about gun control legislation.

Many questions regarding why "parents" were laughing, first responders were not going in and out of the school and later no medical personnel were permitted are now answered.

Most of us, at this point, have seen the crisis actor who was playing the part of a "parent" laughing a big belly laugh before noticing a camera and becoming somber. If you haven't, then click here to see the video.

Nov 10 12:51

Obama says FCC should reclassify internet as a utility

President Obama has come out in support of reclassifying internet service as a utility, a move that would allow the Federal Communications Commission to enforce more robust regulations and protect net neutrality. "To put these protections in place, I'm asking the FCC to reclassifying internet service under Title II of a law known as the Telecommunications Act," Obama says in a statement this morning. "In plain English, I'm asking [the FCC] to recognize that for most Americans, the internet has become an essential part of everyday communication and everyday life."

Nov 10 12:47

Colloidal Silver Working Against Ebola in West Africa!

According to news reports coming out of Sierra Leone, West Africa, there's been a very surprising turn of events in regards to the Ebola crisis.

Apparently, at least several shipments of nanosilver – colloidal silver composed of very small particles of silver suspended in water – appear to have made it into West African countries where Ebola was raging.

And in spite of opposition to the use of colloidal silver by medical bureaucrats in the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the silver actually appears to working against the virus!

Not only that, but Sierra Leone's Minister of Presidential and Public Affairs – a trained chemist named Alpha Kanu – has announced that 10 ppm nanosilver has now been proclaimed to be an official approved Ebola treatment in that nation.

Nov 10 12:42

Jim Rogers: By the end of this decade US dollar will lose world dominance

The dollar will lose its dominant role - that message from President Putin as Russia and China agree to boost trade operations in their national currencies. This comes on the heels of a major gas deal, called the Western route....which coupled with a previous pipeline agreement will make Beijing Russia's largest consumer.

Nov 10 12:38

These Leaked Emails Show Eric Holder Cussing, Freaking Out Over Investigation

Holder responds by saying that they needed to be very careful. He goes on to criticize Issa, and calls his investigation a purely political move. In the process however, he basically admits that the operation at the center of the investigation led to the death of thousands of Mexican civilians.

“Ok. We have to be careful. His decision has to truly be his. If he testifies so be it.”

“Issa and his idiot cronies never gave a damn about this when all that was happening was that thousands of Mexicans were being killed with guns from our country. All they want to do- in reality- is cripple ATF and suck up to the gun lobby. Politics at its worst- maybe the media will get it.”

Nov 10 12:26

Israel allows Gaza fish exports to resume

The shipment of more than 730 kilograms of fish marked a symbolic easing of a longstanding Israeli blockade on the Gaza Strip. Israel, which imposed the blockade along with Egypt to isolate Hamas after it seized power in Gaza...

Note: overwhelming generosity!

Nov 10 12:24

New NSA Documents Shine More Light Into Black Box Of Executive Order 12333

What is arguably the most powerful of the U.S. government's surveillance authorities is also the most secretive, and it operates with the least amount of oversight.

Today, we're releasing a new set of documents concerning Executive Order 12333 that we -- alongside the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School -- obtained in an ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.

Nov 10 12:22

Nicki Minaj Slammed for Anti-Semitic Images in Lyric Video

Queen of controversy Nicki Minaj is being accused of promoting anti-semitic images in the lyric video for her new song "Only," a collaboration with Lil Wayne, Drake, and Chris Brown. The Anti-Defamation League and Twitter viewers have called out the "Anaconda" rapper for several photos that draw comparisons to Nazism.

Note: Had enough yet!

Nov 10 12:19

Pentagon sex assault survey raises doubts of accuracy

This year, the Defense Department Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) turned the polling over to the Rand Corp. It has made big changes in the way the Pentagon previously tried to capture the percentage of women who are victims of sexual assault, also defined as unwanted sexual contact.

In 2012, the last time the Pentagon itself did the questioning, it created a pool of only 108,000 service members to receive emails that provided coded access to the online survey.

Rand expanded the pool, first by asking every active-duty servicewoman — about 200,000 — to take the anonymous survey. And it is asking more than 300,000 men as well, plus troops in the reserve forces.

Much is a stake for the 1.4 million active force. The survey’s biennial release triggers blanket news media coverage. And the numbers set off an uproar from some lawmakers who deride the military culture and upbraid the top brass.

Nov 10 12:17

Ron Paul on midterm aftermath: ‘My fears were confirmed even sooner than I thought’

Former lawmaker Ron Paul says he expects the current political climate in the United States will hardly change as a result of last week’s midterm elections, even if the Republican Party will soon assume control over the Congress as a result.

Paul, a longtime Republican member of the House of Representatives who has campaigned for president both with the GOP and as a Libertarian, said on Monday that recently elections mean “very little” despite ending with Democrats losing their majority stake in the Senate.

“Yes, power shifted,” Paul said. “But the philosophy on Capitol Hill changed very little.”

Nov 10 12:16

Ruble-yuan settlements will cut energy sales in US dollars – Putin

Doing away with the US dollar and switching to ruble and yuan payments will significantly increase Russia and China’s say in energy and financial markets, Vladimir Putin has said, adding that the first deals are already underway.

In short the President said the US dollar has no future, and that the ruble and the yuan have better long-term prospects.

“Payments in rubles and yuan are very promising. Switching to such a large-scale work means that the impact of the dollar on the global energy sector will objectively decline. This is not bad either for the global economy, or the world of finance and the world energy markets,” Putin said at the APEC Business Summit in Beijing Monday.

“It will help expand our capabilities in mutual trade and influence both world financial and energy markets," the president said.

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"NUKE THE BASTARDS!!!" -- Official White Horse Souse

Nov 10 12:14

Mark Carney: No more bank bail-outs

Financial Stability Board, chaired by Bank of England Governor, unveils proposals for ending 'Too Big To Fail' banks

Nov 10 12:10

Russia’s Vulnerability to EU – US Sanctions and Military Encroachments

President Putin has the backing of the vast majority of Russian people; he has the scientific and professional cadre; he has allies in China and among the BRICS; and he has the will and the power to “do the right thing”. The question remains whether Putin will succeed in this historical mission or whether, out of fear and indecision, he will capitulate before the threats of a dangerous and decaying West.

The US-EU sponsored coup in the Ukraine and its conversion from a stable Russian trading partner, to a devastated EU economic client and NATO launch pad, as well as the subsequent economic sanctions against Russia for supporting the Russian ethnic majority in the Donbas region and Crimea, illustrate the dangerous vulnerability of the Russian economy and state. The current effort to increase Russia’s national security and economic viability in the face of these challenges requires a critical analysis of the policies and structures emerging in the post-Soviet era.

Nov 10 12:03

Will the blackmail of British Jewish funders backfire?

The story in The Independent On Sunday was not quite as explicit as its headline. Its message was not that very many Jewish funders had already pulled the plug on funding for the Labour Party but that they were intending to do so.

Question: What’s the difference between the Zionist lobby in America and the Zionist lobby in Britain?

Answer: In America it gives money to politicians to make them. In Britain it denies them money to break them.

What is Miliband’s crime in the eyes of wealthy British Jews who have been contributing to Labour Party funds?

He condemned Israel’s last war on the Gaza Strip which he described as “wrong and unjustifiable.” He also accused Conservative Prime Minister Cameron of being wrong not to have condemned Israel; and he added that Israel was “losing friends in the international community day by day.” (Which is true).

Nov 10 11:58

Anyone threatening US petrodollar is public enemy No.1

Last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, said at the celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall last weekend that we are facing a new Cold War. What are the geopolitical realities behind this statement?

This weekend I was invited onto RT to do an interview about the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, particularly focusing on the speech delivered by the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, during his visit to Berlin.

Nov 10 11:57

Discovering Iran — Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich

Marcel Proust said: “The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” During the past two decades, I visited Iran on numerous occasions staying 10-14 days at a time. This time around, I stayed for 2 months and heeding Proust, I carried with me a fresh pair of eyes. I discarded both my Western lenses as well as my Iranian lenses and observed with objective eyes. It was a formidable journey that left me breathless.

It is hard to know where to start a travel log and how to describe a newfound world in a few pages. However, given the obsession with the status of women, it is perhaps appropriate to start with the women in Iran as I perceived them.

Nov 10 11:50

AFP INTERVIEW: Frosty Wooldridge Gives Immigration Wake Up Call

• Frosty Wooldridge, respected author and journalist, says immigration, multiculturalism a deadly brew.

As a math and science teacher, college guidance counselor, freelance journalist and author of 13 books, including Immigration’s Unarmed Invasion and America on the Brink, Frosty Wooldridge has traveled to over 100 countries across six continents and is an expert when it comes to some of the most important issues facing this nation.

AMERICAN FREE PRESS got the chance to sit down with Wooldridge to discuss one of the major themes in his books, an issue that is completely reshaping the demographics as well as the culture of the United States—immigration.

Nov 10 11:49

Missouri Cops Gear up for Riots As Decision Nears

The Ferguson, Missouri Police Department is gearing up for trouble again in anticipation of the upcoming grand jury decision expected in mid-November, on whether to indict officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown. Although a recent autopsy report shows evidence that Brown was the aggressor, the mainstream media continues to instigate racial tensions that could result in new riots if Wilson is acquitted by the grand jury.

According to reports, St. Louis County Police have recently purchased tens of thousands of dollars worth of tear gas and other riot ammunition and riot gear in anticipation of more street violence. The so-called “less lethal” ammunition includes smoke and gas grenades, “hornet’s nest” grenades, rubber bullets, wooden bullets, “beanbag rounds” and pepper balls. The riot gear includes riot helmets, shields, batons, shin guards and other items like plastic handcuffs.

Nov 10 11:48

Watchdog Groups Charge Vote Fraud; Return to Paper Ballots?

With each election season comes a fresh new batch of vote fraud claims from polling places across the nation. This year proved to be no exception as election watchdog groups in every state of the Union grappled with an unprecedented rise in duplicate ballot casting and non-citizen voters.

Nowhere are these challenges more apparent than in the state of Maryland, where lax voting laws have provided politically motivated fraudsters with ample opportunities to game the system.

Nov 10 11:47

“Chickenshit” Israeli PM Alienating Entire World

The Jewish year 5775 has not started off well for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The explosive, mendacious leader of the sociopathic Zionist occupation government in Palestine took a direct hit from Israel’s daily newspaper Ha’aretz on October 3, and it’s been downhill ever since. Israel’s genocidal atrocities in Gaza this past summer and the Zionist extremist government’s insistence on building another 2,610 illegal Jewish dwellings in Arab East Jerusalem—after destroying people’s homes and businesses, of course—have even friends of Israel disturbed. The Ha’aretz editorial’s subheading, “The PM’s masks are being torn off, and the world is losing patience in the face of Israel’s policy of deception,” indicate the brutal truth about Israel is advancing, and that is a sign of hope for more rational international relations.

Nov 10 11:46

Pressure on ‘The Lancet’ for Gaza letter another example of pro-Israel assault on freedom of expression

A new front in the war on freedom of expression has emerged from the pages of the international medical journal, The Lancet. A letter critical of Israel, published in July in the online edition, and subsequently republished in the August 2 issue, provoked the usual hasbara sequence of events: vociferous expressions of outrage and hurt, attacks on the character of the letter writers, insinuations that the Lancet editor is anti-Semitic, and demands for a retraction.

Nov 10 11:44

Libya in Utter Chaos

• Three years after torture, assassination of Muammar Qadaffi, North African nation terrorized by NATO-inspired civil war.

• Qadaffi’s fate sealed with plan to establish new oil exchange using gold dinars rather than dollar.

As Libya continues to descend into chaos as a result of the interventionist policies of President Barack Hussein Obama, it is hard to imagine it was once the most prosperous and stable country in north Africa.

Obama’s decision in 2011 to attack and ultimately assassinate former Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Qadaffi, who was once an American ally, led to the country being ripped apart. Libya’s military and national police force were devastated and much of the country’s infrastructure, including its lucrative oil industry, was torn asunder.

Nov 10 11:36

The LAPD Tasers Elderly Woman 11 7 2014

Nov 10 11:25

Russia Today threatened with Ofcom sanctions due to bias

Russia Today has been threatened with statutory sanctions by media regulator Ofcom after the Kremlin-backed news channel breached broadcasting regulations on impartiality with its coverage of the Ukraine crisis.

Russia Today, or RT, was summoned to a meeting with Ofcom after it was found guilty of breaching the code governing UK broadcasters in a ruling published on Monday.

The regulator flagged up four separate reports, all broadcast in March this year, all dealing with the situation in Ukraine.

Nov 10 11:12

“Civility”: Israel Lobby’s New Weapon Against Free Speech on US Campuses

As I was driving through Indiana en route to Michigan this weekend, I saw this billboard for a local sheriff’s election campaign. There, above the uniformed police officer with his military-style crew cut, is the slogan “Return to Civility.”

It seemed the perfect metaphor for what “civility” has come to mean on US campuses: the forceful policing, at the behest of Israel lobby groups, of any discourse or activism critical of Israel.

In the wake of Israel’s latest Gaza massacre, the civility police are cracking down hard. Most notoriously, administrators and trustees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have used the excuse of “civility” to fire Steven Salaita for his strong criticisms of, among other things, Israel’s slaughter of hundreds of children in Gaza.

But civility crackdowns are now breaking out across the country.

Nov 10 11:11

Israel Campaigns Against Global Free Speech

Alarmed at the rise of anti-Semitism and anti-Israeli sentiments on the internet, Israeli politicians recently called for nations around the world to enact legislation prohibiting criticism of Jews and Israel. Lobbying to outlaw global free speech is nothing new for Israel, however; it has been in the business of criminalizing speech for decades.

Nov 10 11:11

How the Israel Lobby Set Beto O'Rourke Right

It took only one wrong vote to teach a freshman Democrat from Texas how sensitive, and even wrathful, the Jewish community can be when it comes to Israel.

But the real story of what happened to Rep. Beto O’Rourke did not stop with the angry reaction he got when he cast one of only eight votes in Congress against special funding for Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defense system during the recent Gaza war.

What is notable is how quickly the carrot followed the stick.

Nov 10 11:09

Israel to Seize Over 3,000 Acres From West Bank Palestinians

Villagers from Beit Iksa, on the outskirts of occupied East Jerusalem, reportedly have received notice from the Israeli military that they intend to seize 3,176 acres of land from the villages “for military purposes.”

The details of the seizures are scant at the moment, and the military is refusing all comment, but the villagers reportedly received a preliminary warning about the plan back in 2012, and today’s notice reiterated the plans, with orders to vacate by the end of 2017.

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This is standard Israeli operating procedure; brisk confiscation of significant hunks Palestinian land with absolutely no due process for the Palestinians.

And in light of the reality that none of the neighboring Arab countries will take them in, where are the people, and families, living in Beit Iksa supposed to go?!?!

Nov 10 11:04

Key Factors Enabling the American Government to Commit Horrific Acts Abroad

“You are a manipulator. I like to think of myself more as an outcome engineer.”
- J.R. Ward

Nov 10 11:00

Obama: Troop Deployments to Iraq Signal ‘New Phase’ in War

Speaking today on his plan to double the number of US ground troops in Iraq, President Barack Obama said the deployment signals a “new phase” in the ongoing war against ISIS.

“Phase one was getting an Iraqi government that was inclusive and credible – and we now have done that,” Obama insisted, saying it was now time to go on the offensive against ISIS.

Despite this, and despite Pentagon officials saying the new ground troops would be deployed to the front lines in Iraq’s Anbar Province, Obama maintained that the troops still won’t be going into combat.

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Obama knows full well that you cannot win what is essentially a ground war from the air; and yet he goes on lying to the American public, and the world, assuring all of us that this will not be happening.

I have fully come to expect that the US government will lie to me on every conceivable issue, to support those large corporations which fund election cycles.

There is a marvelous line from the 2nd Sherlock Holmes film,(and I am paraphrasing like mad here), where the Moriarty character says to the Holmes character that when war happens, he wants to have the corner on both bullets and bandages.

Unfortunately, not much has changed in the 21st century, except that the weapons of mass extermination have become far more sophisticated, and devastating, in their scope and breadth of destruction.

Nov 10 10:53

HOW A NON ISSUE CAN LEAD TO A WAR IN ISRAEL

Anyone who wants to track the progress Israel has made on the steep slope toward fanaticism, religiosity and backwardness must examine its relationship to the Temple Mount. Anyone who insists on labeling Israel a modern Western country can’t ignore the extraordinary change that has taken place in recent years. And anyone who still thinks this is a nonreligious society must heed the dark and insane forces that motivate it.

In no country in the West — which Israel pretends to belong to, more and more in vain — does an archeological site turn into an “existential foundation” and excuse for bloodshed. In no country in the West is holiness a matter of policy.

Nov 10 10:52

ISRAELI JEWHAD MOVES FROM JERUSALEM TO NORTHERN PALESTINE

At least thirty Palestinian citizens of Israel were arrested in the Galilee village of Kufr Kana on Sunday as protests spread over the cold-blooded police killing of a youth on Friday.

The video above shows Israeli police shooting 22-year-old Kheir Hamdan in Kufr Kana in circumstances that totally contradict their initial account.

“It is clear from the video footage that the shooting of Hamdan was a murder, as Hamdan did not pose an immediate threat to the lives of the police officers when they shot him,” theAdalah Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel said in a statement.

Nov 10 10:51

AMERICAN LABOUR BLOCKS THE BOATS FOR PALESTINE

This August, during five days and four nights of demonstrations at the Port of Oakland, a diverse group of pro-Palestine and social justice activists under the banner of the Block the Boat coalition picketed several berths where the Israeli cargo ship Zim Piraeus attempted to dock. Activists returned to the port whenever workers were dispatched to unload it—in some cases in the middle of the night. Their numbers, which fluctuated between dozens and thousands, were not always sufficient to physically block all entrances to the vessel. Yet the action succeeded due to the support of Oakland’s longshoremen, members of the International Longshore Workers Union (ILWU) Local 10, who refused to cross the community picket lines. Even when police surrounded and split protestors on multiple occasions, workers refused to proceed and unload the ship. The ship eventually left port, unable to unload most of its cargo.

Nov 10 10:49

Obama leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia tour

Obama left Washington in the pre-dawn hours en route to an air force base in Alaska, where his plane refueled before traveling on to Beijing.

The US leader was accompanied on his eight-day trip, which also includes visits to Myanmar and Australia, by his national security adviser Susan Rice and several other top aides.

The China leg of his trip will be dominated by Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, where the White House said it expects "candid and in-depth conversations."

The relationship between the two superpowers, which US Secretary of State John Kerry has called the "most consequential" in the world today, has been marred by tensions over the South China Sea, cyberspying and human rights issues.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

In this set of meetings here, Obama is doing what Obama does best; campaigning. But of course, it's not for votes; it's for certain financial opportunities and considerations, which he most likely will not get.

China is avoiding doing business transactions in the dollar, and this trend is not going to stop.

China has a trade surplus. As reported on 7 November, 2014 in businessinsider.com:

China recorded a better-than-expected trade surplus of $45.41 billion in October, customs said Saturday, but weaker export and import growth could be a worrisome sign for the world's second largest economy. October's trade surplus expanded 46.3 percent from the same month last year, exceeding market expectations for a $42.3 billion surplus, according to a survey of 11 economists polled by The Wall Street Journal. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/afp-china-trade-surplus-expands-to-45.41-bn-in-october-2014-11#ixzz3Igij9KAv

The US has a trade deficit. As reported by AP on 4 November 2014:

The U.S. trade deficit rose in September as exports slumped, a sign that the world's biggest economy is starting to feel the impact of weakening global growth. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that the trade deficit rose 7.6 percent to $43 billion in September. That marks the first increase in four months. A deficit occurs when a country imports more than it exports. Economic slowdowns in Europe and China appear to have hurt demand for American-made goods. Since September, the dollar has appreciated in value more than 4 percent against the euro to $1.25, making U.S. products less competitively priced abroad. Exports fell 1.5 percent to $195.6 billion, led by declines in shipments of industrial supplies, consumer products and capital goods such as engines and computers.

And "...cyberspying and human rights issues" will be on the agenda?!?

Please.

As if the US government wasn't spying on China (and everyone else, apparently, after the revelations of NSAgate!!)

And after the Patriot Act, US torture of prisoners of war, the Homeland Security Act,the NDAA, and the way Americans are treated by police, Obama doesn't have much "wiggle room" on those two issues at all.

Nov 10 10:48

Russian central bank abandons rouble trading band, floats rouble

The Russian central bank said on Monday it had abandoned the rouble's trading corridor, allowing the currency to float freely.

The bank also said in a statement it would intervene in the foreign currency market if it saw a threat to financial stability.

Nov 10 10:42

OBAMA MOVES ON INTERNET!

Total Government-Controlled Internet!

Nov 10 10:41

How Big Oil’s Intelligence Network Circumvents FOIA

What if the private sector banded together to create its own intelligence sharing networks exempt from FOIA law and public accountability?

In the last decade a number of different industries ranging from financial services and health care to nuclear energy and defense have created what are known as Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (ISACs). They allow member companies to share information anonymously without fear that it will be subject to FOIA requests or anti-trust violations. Now the oil and gas industry is getting in on the act.

Nov 10 10:30

Breaking: Obamacare architect admits Obama lied about his signature law

According to the nonprofit American Committment, Gruber reportedly made his videotaped comments at a special event on the MIT campus and conceded that it was necessary to avoid transparency to pass Obama's healthcare grab. Dr, Gruber even admitted to lying in order to help the Obama White House and the Democrats in both houses of the U.S. Congress in order to get the support of a number of groups and individuals.

Nov 10 10:28

13 STATES REFUSE TO DISCLOSE HOW MANY TANKS, ASSUALT WEAPONS ETC., THEY'VE GOTTEN FROM THE 1033 PROGRAM

MuckRock submitted public records requests to all 50 state coordinators. Since the Pentagon refuses to disclose which police departments nationwide had received weapons, armored vehicles and even bomb robots via the 1033 program, we asked each state directly.

Nov 10 10:26

Obama: Iran nuclear deal may not be reached by deadline

U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday that there is still "a big gap" in nuclear negotiations with Iran. In an interview he gave to CBS, Obama said a permanent agreement may not be achieved before November 24.

Nov 10 10:21

What Could Possibly Go Right? Four Months Into Iraq War 3.0, the Cracks Are Showing

Karl von Clausewitz, the famed Prussian military thinker, is best known for his aphorism “War is the continuation of state policy by other means.” But what happens to a war in the absence of coherent state policy?

Actually, we now know. Washington’s Iraq War 3.0, Operation Inherent Resolve, is what happens. In its early stages, I asked sarcastically, “What could possibly go wrong?” As the mission enters its fourth month, the answer to that question is already grimly clear: just about everything. It may be time to ask, in all seriousness: What could possibly go right?

Nov 10 10:17

Beijing $40 billion offer to revive the historic Silk Road, starts Central-Asia geostrategic competition

Beijing says it will spend $40 billion to revive the historic Silk Road and connect China with Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Chinese President Xi Jinping said the ambitious project is designed to “break the connectivity bottleneck” in Asia.

The “Silk Road Economic Belt” initiative, announced by Xi Jinping in 2013, is designed to allow capabilities of Chinese state-controlled construction companies to further expand its already booming trade with central Asia and Europe by diversification of Chinese trade routes, lowering transportation costs, opening up new markets, and an expansion of the Chinese sphere of influence beyond Asia. It will also secure the supply of Uranium and rare metals from Central Asia.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

IF the Chinese government is able to get this process to succeed, it will be a remarkable feat.

I would suspect that long-term, strategic planners from all kinds of Russian and Chinese think tanks are already having consultations as to how and where these two countries could collaborate, probably easily eclipsing the US's plans for the region.

The economic, and trade ties would absolutely strengthen immeasurably between China and Russia, should they decide on practical collaboration here.

Nov 10 10:14

CHINA SET TO PUMP BILLIONS INTO RUSSIAN REAL ESTATE CONSTRUCTION

Russia's Vnesheconombank (VEB) is poised to get billions of dollars from China Development Bank for investment in Russian real estate, news agency RIA Novosti quoted VEB head Vladimir Dmitriyev as saying Monday.

Nov 10 10:11

RUSSIA TODAY THREATENED WITH OFCOM SANCTIONS DUE TO BIAS

Russia Today has been threatened with statutory sanctions by media regulator Ofcom after the Kremlin-backed news channel breached broadcasting regulations on impartiality with its coverage of the Ukraine crisis.

Nov 10 10:10

Veterans Affairs Keeps Buying Bogus and Counterfeit Medical Equipment

Internal correspondence between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and a major supplier of medical devices reveals that the VA has been buying bogus and counterfeit medical equipment, The Washington Times reports.

The equipment comes from the so-called gray market and threatens to endanger patient's lives. Johnson & Johnson brought the matter to the VA's attention and placed the blame on procurement rules.

Nov 10 10:09

More Lies from “Our” Government: The Latest Jobs Report

Just as the German media has destroyed its credibility with lies, the US government is consistently destroying Washington’s credibility both with its own citizens and the rest of the world.

Russia and China, the other two significant nuclear powers, no longer believe anything Washington says or any agreement that the US government signs. The Russian and Chinese governments have observed that Washington does not obey its own statutory law, much less international law and treaties that Washington has signed. Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized Washington for acting as if its will was the only law.

Nov 10 10:08

Banks will need to hold big capital cushions

The world’s largest banks will have to hold 16-20% of their risk-weighted assets in equity and cancelable debt to shield taxpayers from big bills for bailing out failed banks during a crisis, according to a plan by global regulators published Monday.

The plan, drawn up by the Basel-based Financial Stability Board, would force the biggest lenders to maintain a sizable capital cushion so that they could be wound down without causing global financial panic. Banks are considered to be systemic if they pose a threat to the global financial system in the event of their failure.

Regulators see this rule as a way to put an end to the so-called “too-big-to-fail” problem—a crucial step in preventing bailouts for large lenders and shielding taxpayers from having to foot the bill for failing banks.

The agreement is “a watershed in ending ‘too-big-to-fail’ for banks,” said Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England and chair of the FSB.

Nov 10 10:08

Who Cares About Anything When Pepsi Is Testing a Doritos-Flavored Mountain Dew?

Sure. The world may be in chaos. The ISIS terror threat our government helped fund, arm and train may be growing at an exponential rate despite continued airstrikes (at Syria's oil infrastructure and grain silos) and despite continued U.S. troop deployment to Iraq (you know, where Obama promised there wouldn't be any boots on the ground).

There may be a deadly Ebola outbreak killing thousands of people across the globe and counting, with millions of doses of an experimental vaccine being rushed to market without anything resembling proper scientific safety testing.

We may be eating genetically modified science experiments that produce their own pesticide on our dinner plates every night without any basic labeling on our food packages to let us know it's in there....

...But who cares about any of that stuff when pretty soon you'll be able to kick back, watch some football, and drink the pure M-S-Genius that will be Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew?

Nov 10 10:07

Kentucky deputy who shot 19-year-old four times as she drove away from party will not be charged

After her death one of Ramsey's passengers contested the deputy's story, insisting Ramsey did not hit the deputy, but that the deputy had jumped onto the hood.

'Today, the Grand Jury of Boone County heard all of the evidence and voted not to charge Deputy Brockman with any criminal wrongdoing,' Brockman's statement issued by his attorneys continued.

'The Grand Jury got it right.'

Nov 10 09:59

Canada joins global financial powerhouses with gain of yuan trading hub

An agreement to make Canada a trading hub for the renminbi shows China’s quest to make the currency a global reserve continues at full speed.

Nov 10 09:57

JPMorgan’s $9 Billion Witness Puts Government Testimony by Her Boss into Question

Two years after attorney Alayne Fleischmann was downsized out of her job as a Transaction Manager at JPMorgan Chase, her boss, William Buell, was hauled before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) for interrogation on just how culpable the bank was in packaging and selling toxic mortgage backed securities.

Buell is the same man that Fleischmann exposed in a Rolling Stone feature article by Matt Taibbi last week as the recipient of her detailed, internal letter in early 2007, warning him that the mortgage pools her group was reviewing contained poor quality mortgage loans unfit for purchase or securitization. Despite the written warning, Fleischmann would later learn that JPMorgan, in a drive to boost market share and profits, went forward and purchased the pool, securitized many of the loans, then sold them to unsuspecting investors.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There was a documentary produced about the 2008 melt-down called "Inside Job." It won the Oscar for best documentary then pretty much vanished from the American TV networks while the HBO movie "Too Big To Fail", which portrayed the Wall Street executives at the heart of the disaster as heroic figures struggling to deal with bad luck, was splashed across the cable channels. But as the above article illustrates, those Wall Street executives caused the collapse of 2008 by engaging in massive and deliberate fraud.

Nov 10 09:56

Maui v. Monsanto: Hawaii County Voters Defy Agriculture Giant's Spending to OK Landmark Ban on GMO Crops

Ballot initiatives to require labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients, or GMOs, failed to pass Tuesday in Colorado and Oregon, after agribusiness giants Monsanto, PepsiCo and Kraft spent millions to help defeat the measures. But in a victory for food safety advocates, Hawaii’s Maui County passed one of the strongest anti-GMO measures ever, despite the opposition outspending supporters by a ratio of 87 to 1.

Nov 10 09:42

Corrupt Politicians, Imf Loans And Foreign Aid

External forces do not enslave the masses of the world - they are enslaved by those from their own country who serve external forces. Leaders of countries which accept IMF loans are nothing more than recipients of credit cards with exploitative rates of interest; their main aim being to force countries to adopt 'structural adjustment programmes', a 'weasel word' term for the selling of State assets to American corporations, financial and labour market deregulation, reduction in public services and welfare programmes.

Nov 10 09:37

Canada’s False Flag Terror: Fingerprints of U.S. Involvement

The context was within the intensification of the so-called “global war on terror” and in concert with the pro-military Stephen Harper government’s deployment of warplanes supposedly fighting “the terrorists” of the suddenly-emerging “Islamic State.” The first bombing sorties of Canadian F-18s took place hours after the violent acts of supposed “homegrown” and “self-radicalized” supporters of “Islamic jihad.”

Nov 10 09:34

Leaked Info Reveals Police and Military Response Planned For Upcoming Ferguson Verdict Protests

In breaking news, newly-leaked information has come to us concerning the protests that are being planned following the verdict of Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri.

The verdict reading is secretly scheduled for the weekend of the 14th-16th, more than likely on the 14th around 6pm after all the schools are cleared. This comes in part at the request of the schools.

Nov 10 09:32

Ferguson protesters put a $5000 bounty on Darren Wilson; donated by an investor

The so-called peaceful protesters, whose threats chased officer Darren Wilson into hiding, announced a bounty on his head Sunday.

You know, a peaceful bounty.

Nov 10 09:31

U.S. Braces for Freezing Temperatures, Heavy Snow

A massive storm packing arctic air moved eastward Sunday, promising a deep chill for two-thirds of the U.S. and heavy snow from Montana to Michigan, according to meteorologists.

Nov 10 09:30

Doctor with 'some risk' of Ebola being monitored in Charlotte

Mecklenburg County health officials said a doctor with SIM is be monitoring in Charlotte for 'possible risk' of Ebola.

Officials identified the Ebola victim as, Dr. John Frankhauser, he works for SIM. Frankhauser is under surveillance but has shown no symptoms of Ebola, according to health officials.

Frankhauser living in RV at SIM while under quarantine, there is three-feet separation from relatives as precaution, officials said. Frankhauser treated a patient who later develop Ebola.

Officials have placed Frankhauser under a 21-day qquarantine and is being monitored by several medial personal.

Nov 10 09:30

Liberia village becomes a new Ebola epicenter

A schoolteacher brought his sick daughter from Liberia's capital to this small town of 300 people. Soon he was dead along with his entire family, and they are now buried in the forest nearby along with an increasing number of residents.

The community of Jene-Wonde in Grand Cape Mount County near the border with Sierra Leone has become a new epicenter for the deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia, which is also hitting Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So much for "no new cases."

Nov 10 09:20

LIVE - Million Mask March floods London streets

Nov 10 09:17

Korea and US to Host Largest Military Exercise in History: Simulation of NK Invasion

The South Korean military began its annual war exercise involving all branches of service on Monday to bolster its defense posture against potential threats from North Korea, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.

This year’s 12-day Hoguk exercise involving the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps “will focus on ways to establish supreme military defense capabilities against (North Korea’s) possible regional provocations and all-out war,” the JCS said in a statement.

The exercise was to be conducted across the nation, the JCS said, adding that the programs include joint landing drills, maritime infiltration defense drills and those to defend the northwestern islands on the Yellow Sea. Some U.S. military forces will also join some of the drills, according to the JCS.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

300,000 military in a drill that will last about two weeks?!?

This is very, very significant; and the larger, and longer, an exercise like this takes place, the larger the chance of some error, "accidentally" triggering a North Korean military response, and Chinese involvement on the North Korean side.

Nov 10 09:15

Government Has "Trampled On Us Too Much"; Over 2 Million Catalans Vote In Symbolic Referendum For Independence

With well over 1 million Catalonians already voted by the middle of the day, Catalonia's 'illegal-in-the-eyes-of-the-Spanish-government' vote for secession appears to have garnered more relative public support than Americans who voted for real this week. As threats from Rajoy and the Spanish government grow louder, the Catalan president Artur Mas rather sarcastically noted "we're running a high-quality democracy here," adding that "it has been difficult to get to this point... which is incredible in a democracy."

Nov 10 09:14

What The Swiss Gold Referendum Means For Gold Demand

The referendum for the Swiss Gold Initiative is scheduled for November 30th and the propaganda war - between the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Swiss Parliament on one side and the Swiss People's Party (SVP) on the other - has begun and we expect it to escalate as the day draws ever nearer. Having already questioned the 'location, location, location' of Switzerland's current gold stash, and examined the initiative in great depth here, JPMorgan notes that not only might the forthcoming Swiss gold referendum stabilize gold prices at a time when Gold ETF demand continues to decline, but warns, it also appears that markets under-appreciate this event.

Nov 10 09:14

A Saudi oil firm paid former British prime minister Tony Blair a fee of about £41,000 a month and a 2 percent slice of each contract he helped arrange.

A document obtained by the Sunday Times indicates that Blair struck the secret deal with PetroSaudi, a company jointly founded by Prince Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud, the son of Saudi King Abdullah, and Saudi businessman Tarek Obaid.

Nov 10 09:14

Police Use Department Wish List When Deciding Which Assets to Seize

The seminars offered police officers some useful tips on seizing property from suspected criminals. Don’t bother with jewelry (too hard to dispose of) and computers (“everybody’s got one already”), the experts counseled. Do go after flat screen TVs, cash and cars. Especially nice cars.

Nov 10 09:14

This Is What Happens When Trying To Get To The Bottom Of The UBS Gold-Rigging Scandal

As reported previously, and as had been suspected for years, the gold manipulation cartel is slowly breaking apart, and courtesy of the FT, we now know at least one individual directly implicated in Swiss gold-rigging: the former head of UBS's gold desk in Zurich, André Flotron.

So as part of our diligence, because apparently no other media will touch the topic of gold rigging until and unless it is shoved in their face on a, ahem, silver platter, because after all the subject matter is just too "conspiratorial", we decided to ask Mr. Flotron some on the record questions, and sent him the following email:

Nov 10 09:11

The FBI: America’s Secret Police

Every regime has its own name for its secret police: Mussolini’s OVRA carried out phone surveillance on government officials. Stalin’s NKVD carried out large-scale purges, terror and depopulation. Hitler’s Gestapo went door to door ferreting out dissidents and other political “enemies” of the state. And in the U.S., it’s the Federal Bureau of Investigation that does the dirty work of ensuring compliance, keeping tabs on potential dissidents, and punishing those who dare to challenge the status quo.

Whether the FBI is planting undercover agents in churches, synagogues and mosques; issuing fake emergency letters to gain access to Americans’ phone records; using intimidation tactics to silence Americans who are critical of the government, or persuading impressionable individuals to plot acts of terror and then entrapping them, the overall impression of the nation’s secret police force is that of a well-dressed thug, flexing its muscles and doing the boss’ dirty work.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I have to think that anyone in the FBI tasked with surveilling Mike and me has that duty as punishment.

We love each other, are very happy in our marriage, support local charities, and call out the corruption we see in government in a very transparent way on Mike's blog. Nothing to see here, folks.

Oh, and let me add: I am a Christian pacifist who abhors violence, and would never advocate it.

OK, FBI, DEAL WITH IT!! :-)

Nov 10 09:06

Vaccines Cause Cancer, Autism & Other Deadly Diseases

The US healthcare industry is run by a Medical Cartel encompassing Federal regulators and giant Pharmaceutical companies posting sales in excess of half a trillion dollars. Vaccines comprise a major portion of this cash flow as does Cancer Therapy. Both are vital to the gross profitability and expansion of the Cartel regardless of how many people are actually cured.

Nov 10 09:05

Virus that 'makes humans more stupid' discovered

A virus that infects human brains and makes us more stupid has been discovered, according to scientists in the US.

The algae virus, never before observed in healthy people, was found to affect cognitive functions including visual processing and spatial awareness.

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medical School and the University of Nebraska stumbled upon the discovery when they were undertaking an unrelated study into throat microbes.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This MUST have been first contracted in DC; that explains much about American foreign and domestic policies!!!

Nov 10 09:01

BREAD, CIRCUSES & BOMBS – DECLINE OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE – PART TWO

It seems there were a few visionary thinkers in the late 1950s who foresaw the dire course our former Republic was setting. Their writings were a prophecy and a warning. There was still time to change course and avoid the pitfalls that led to the Roman Empire collapse. In Brave New World Revisited, Aldous Huxley warned against allowing a few amoral men using propaganda, scientific advancements, technology, brainwashing, and economics to control and manipulate a willfully ignorant populace into a dystopian dictatorship. The Soviet and Chinese dictatorships of the late 1950s are long gone, but Huxley foresaw how modern propaganda techniques would be used by the state to drown the masses in a sea of triviality, irrelevance, and consumerism.

Nov 10 08:58

ISIS is America’s Dream Rebel Army

Tony Cartalucci
Activist Post

US policy paper reveals desire for construction of full-scale extraterritorial army to invade Syria. Such an army is being built in Iraq and Turkey and it’s called “ISIS.”

The corporate-financier funded and directed policy think tank, the Brookings Institution, has served as one of several prominent forums documenting and disseminating US foreign policy. It would host in part the architects of the so-called “surge” during the nearly decade-spanning US occupation of Iraq, as well as battle plans for waging a covert war against Iran now well under way...

Nov 10 08:57

Nazi NATO, but No War Crimes Tribunal? Why?

A friend who lives in Ukraine sent me this message a few hours ago:

I got a call from Donestsk the other day asking me if I knew anything about a bomb that sucks the air out of a room or building and tears people up in the process. Granted it was only part of what happened. A fireball followed.

Nov 10 08:57

ISIS is America's Dream Rebel Army

US policy paper reveals desire for construction of full-scale extraterritorial army to invade Syria. Such an army is being built in Iraq and Turkey and it's called "ISIS."

The corporate-financier funded and directed policy think tank, the Brookings Institution, has served as one of several prominent forums documenting and disseminating US foreign policy. It would host in part the architects of the so-called "surge" during the nearly decade-spanning US occupation of Iraq, as well as battle plans for waging a covert war against Iran now well under way.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

We are seeing this unfolding now right in front of our faces, and we are certain to see more Americans die and get maimed for life in the interests of profits for private corporations.

Nov 10 08:52

Addicted to Lies: Kiev, CIA Still Pushing Fake Reports of ‘Russia Invading Ukraine’

On Friday, the Ukrainian military’s PR machine spun-up its latest episode of the illusive “Russian Invasion”, this time accusing Moscow of dispatching a column of 32 tanks and “truckloads of Russian troops” into the country’s eastern region.

The West are being very choosy with their language – in case they have to deny they ever said it later. Presently, the West and Kiev are stopping short of labeling the non-event as an invasion, instead calling it “Russian aggression”, and a “cross-border incursion” to aid separatists, with the all-important caveat of “unconfirmed report”, a PR system standardized by CIA media handlers currently in residence inside the US-backed Kiev regime.

Nov 10 08:52

Military Personnel Trained by the CIA Used Napalm Against Indigenous People in Brazil

For the first time in the history of Brazil, the federal government is investigating the deaths and abuses suffered by Indigenous peoples during military dictatorship (1964-1985). The death toll may be twenty times more than previously known.

Nov 10 08:51

Whistleblower: HSBC ‘lied to MPs

While Wilson has directly notified the Treasury Select Committee about his concerns regarding HSBC’s alleged criminal activity, contempt of Parliament and deliberate deceit of its customers, he is yet to receive a response.

HSBC deliberately deceived the Treasury Select Committee and was in contempt of Parliament by claiming their “fake” solicitors were regulated, whistleblower and financial activist Nicholas Wilson said Friday.

Nov 10 08:50

H.Res.707 - Here comes the censorship!

H.Res.707 - Condemning all forms of anti-Semitism and rejecting attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or violent attacks as an acceptable expression of disapproval or frustration over political events in the Middle East or elsewhere.

Nov 10 08:48

Britain may begin offering speech licenses to cut down on ‘extremist’ speech

In Britain, if you have extreme views on anything from Western democracy to women’s role in public life, you might soon require a license from the government before you can speak in public. Seriously.

Nearly 350 years after us Brits abolished the licensing of the press, whereby every publisher had to get the blessing of the government before he could press and promote his ideas, a new system of licensing is being proposed. And it’s one which, incredibly, is even more tyrannical than yesteryear’s press licensing since it would extend to individuals, too, potentially forbidding ordinary citizens from opening their gobs in public without officialdom’s say-so.

It’s the brainchild of Theresa May, the Home Secretary in David Cameron’s government. May wants to introduce “extremism disruption orders”, which, yes, are as terrifyingly authoritarian as they sound.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

THIS, from the country which gave the world the Magna Carta?!?!?

Absoflipppinglutely unbelievable!!

Nov 10 08:45

Violence spreads across Israel after shooting in Galilee

Months of simmering violence between Israelis and Palestinians in East Jerusalem spread to Israeli Arab towns this weekend after police shot and killed a 22-year-old man in the Galilee town of Kufr Kana, apparently as he was running away.

In their original statements about the death on Friday night police said Kheir Hamdan was shot when he tried to stab an officer during an attempt to arrest him for allegedly throwing a stun grenade in the town, near Nazareth.

However, CCTV footage of the shooting shows Hamdan tried to strike a police car several times with an object in his hand – allegedly the knife – but officers were inside, with Hamdan posing no immediate threat to them. When a police officer opens the door, Hamdan is seen retreating. It is at this point he is shot.

Nov 10 08:45

US government sees off legal challenge over Guantánamo force-feeding

The Obama administration has prevailed in the first court challenge to its controversial force-feedings of detainees at Guantánamo Bay, even as the judge ruling in the government’s favor criticized its lack of “common sense and compassion”.

Gladys Kessler, a federal judge in Washington DC, denied Abu Wa’el Dhiab’s request to significantly change the manner in which the US military transfers, restrains and forcibly feeds detainees on hunger strike to protest their confinement. Kessler’s ruling, siding with the government in nearly every particular, is the denouement of a courtroom drama that in May saw a civilian judge ordering the military to briefly halt Dhiab’s forced feeding.

Nov 10 08:44

Breaking: Report finds cancer deaths have doubled in Argentina's GMO growing regions

NaturalNews) A new report by the Ministry of Health in Cordoba, Argentina, has documented a disturbing trend for those who live in areas where pesticide-intensive GM crops are grown -- specifically, a dramatic spike in cancer deaths.

The report covered five years of collected data. The average cancer deaths in the province is 158 per 100,000 individuals. And yet, four of the "Pampa Gringa" districts have much higher death rates -- between 216 and 230. "Pampa Gringa" is considered the premier agricultural region of the Cordoba province.

Nov 10 08:44

Stakes are high as US plays the oil card against Iran and Russia

Washington is trying to drive down prices by flooding the market with crude but risks collateral damage to its own shale industry

Nov 10 08:44

100,000 children sexually exploited each year in the US.

In the NOW is Carol Smolenski, director of an American nonprofit organization that works to stop the sexual exploitation of children – ECPAT-USA is In the NOW on why American kids become victims of sex traffickers and nobody is talking about it.

Nov 10 08:43

Isis 'will regenerate' after air strikes, says defence chief - video

Britain's chief of defence staff warns against the beilef that killing those high up in Isis is sufficient to stop their actions. Nick Houghton made the comments on Sunday after unconfirmed reports that the terrorist group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by US air strikes. Houghton says a political strategy is as important as a military one

Nov 10 08:43

Heaviest Shelling In A Month Hits Eastern Ukraine

East Ukraine's rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummel on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armored column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements.

A two-month-old ceasefire to end a war that has killed 4,000 people has appeared shakier than ever in the past few days, with both sides accusing the other of having violated the terms of the peace plan.

Reuters journalists inside Donetsk, who have been there throughout the fighting, said the shelling sounded more intense than at any time since early October, a period when a playground was struck killing at least 10 people. Sunday's strikes appeared to come from territory held by both government and rebel forces.

Nov 10 08:41

The Mystery of Ray McGovern’s Arrest

Why, I asked myself, would the New York City police arrest me and put me in The Tombs overnight, simply because a security officer at the 92nd Street Y told them I was “not welcome” and should be denied entry to a talk by retired General David Petraeus? In my hand was a ticket for which I had reluctantly shelled out $50.

I had hoped to hear the photogenic but inept Petraeus explain why the Iraqi troops, which he claimed to have trained so well, had fled northern Iraq leaving their weapons behind at the first whiff of Islamic State militants earlier this year. I even harbored some slight hope that the advertised Q & A might afford hoi polloi like me the chance to ask him a real question.

Nov 10 08:41

Who Killed Bin Laden?

The number of people who have killed Bin Laden is now bigger than the number of people who Bin Laden killed on 9/11.

Every other day it seems a new guy comes out and claims he took the storied shot that took Bin Laden’s life near a military compound in Pakistan in 2011. And who can blame these warriors-turned-charlatans? Money and fame are the rewards for their lies. That’s not a bad trade.

Nov 10 08:37

The System Is Terminally Broken

This is a world where nothing is solved. Someone once told me, ‘Time is a flat circle.’ Everything we’ve ever done or will do, we’re gonna do over and over and over again. – Nic Pizzalotto, “True Detective”

The Fed has formally “ended” QE, but it hasn’t really. The Fed will continue reinvesting interest on its portfolio in more bonds and it will rollover maturities. We saw what happens to the stock market a few weeks ago when Fed official James Bullard asserted that the Fed needs to start raising rates: the S&P 500 quickly dropped 8%. Right at the bottom of the drop, the very same Bullard issued a statement suggesting that QE should be extended. This triggered an insanely abrupt “V” move back up to a new record high for the S&P 500. Bullard either did this intentionally or is a complete idiot.

Nov 10 08:36

Irony: Yasser Arafat's memorial canceled due to terrorist threats in Gaza

A memorial and rally in Gaza planned for Tuesday to honor the anniversary of the death of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was canceled due to threats of terrorist attacks by Islamists, the Middle East news media reported on Sunday. Arafat's death 10-years ago remains a mystery with some saying he died of natural causes while others claim he was poisoned by his enemies the "Zionists" using polonium.

Nov 10 08:36

ISIL leader injured in US-led airstrikes in Iraq

Iraqi Interior Ministry has confirmed that the leader of the ISIL Takfiri group, Ibrahim al-Samarrai aka Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been injured in the latest airstrikes by the US-led coalition.

Nov 10 08:34

Mother Calls Police to Help Her Son Take His Medicine, Cop Shows Up and Shoots Him

In Gretna, Florida, Juanita Donald called the police to come assist her and get her 24 year old son to take his medication, as she had done in the past.
On Tuesday morning, around 9:30 am, she called the police to help her with her son Kaldrick Donald and one officer showed up, Sergeant Charles Brown.

Nov 10 08:33

U.S. meth labs are on the decline—not because of law enforcement, but because cheaper Mexican meth is putting them out of business

The nation's Heartland is ridding itself of the scourge of homemade methamphetamine, with lab seizures down by nearly half in many high-meth states. Any celebration is muted: Meth use remains high, but people are increasingly turning to cheaper, imported Mexican meth rather than making their own.

Nov 10 08:28

When You’re Shivering Next Week, Blame ‘Bombogenesis’

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"But don't ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, for even a moment, doubt the reality that human-caused global warming will destroy the Earth unless you pay a carbon tax!

Nov 10 08:26

Vaccines spiked with sterilization chemical - Health Ranger Report

Nov 10 08:24

37 Million Bees Found Dead in Canada After Large GMO Crop Planting

The makers of neonicotinoids, the bee-killing insecticide that was banned all over Europe, won’t be able to refute this latest phenomenon. Millions of bees were found dead after GMO corn was planted in Ontario, Canada. This isn’t new news, but it should be known news.

The keeper of these bees, Dave Schuit, who produces honey, reported that he lost over 600 hives – around 37 million bees.

“Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” Schuit said.

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Some years back there was an article in the journal Nature that demonstrated GMO pollen was harmful to benign insect species. The article focused primarily on the effects of GMO pollen on the monarch butterfly, which alongside the bee, does pollination on plants. The article showed conclusively that the GMO pollen was harmful to the insects, but as Colony Collapse Disorder became news, we were fed a steady stream of propaganda to point the finger of blame at cell phone towers, mites, fungi, and insecticides.

It may well be that killing of nature's pollinators is part of the GMO business plan, as farmers who can no longer grow natural and organic crops will be forces to buy the pre-pollinated seeds from the GMO tech companies. This means that when the economy collapses and those tech companies go out of business, the global famine that will follow will be much worse since the natural food crops have been decimated in the name of corporate greed.

Nov 10 08:24

ISIS Fires American-Made Missiles At Syrian Army

Brandon Turbeville
Activist Post

The fact that the United States and NATO are arming the death squads fighting the secular government of Bashar al-Assad is, by now, accepted news in both the alternative and mainstream media circles. However, due to the U.S. State Department’s and its media mouthpieces’ incessant claims that there is such a thing as “moderate” rebels vs. extremist rebels in Syria, it is not considered “credible” or mainstream to suggest that the United States is, in fact, arming extremists.

Of course, the reality is that there is no such thing as “moderate rebels” in Syria. The truth is that the FSA, largely presented as “moderate,” is, in actuality, the same thing as Al-Qaeda, Al-Nusra, and ISIS...

Nov 10 08:24

Russia ends dollar/euro currency peg, moves to free float

The Bank of Russia took another step towards a free float ruble by abolishing the dual currency soft peg, as well as automatic interventions. Before, the bank propped up the ruble when the exchange rate against the euro and dollar exceeded its boundaries.

"Instead, we will intervene in the currency market at whichever moment and amount needed to decrease the speculative demand,” the bank’s chairwoman, Elvira Nabiullina, said in an interview with Rossiya 24 Monday.

The move is edging towards a floating exchange rate, which the bank hopes to attain by 2015.

Nov 10 08:18

As MSNBC’s Ratings Sink, CNN’s Stelter, Dan Rather Debate Future of Liberal TV

Former CBS News anchor and now roaming elder statesmen Dan Rather and former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan debated the future and viability of liberal news in the wake of MSNBC’s sinking ratings on CNN’s Reliable Sources Sunday morning, with Rather arguing that the left/right divide of news was being replaced an old/young binary, and Ratigan arguing that corporate media was always strong enough to reinvent itself in the face of temporary headwinds.

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The corporate media would be doing fine if they had not aligned themselves with the tellers of so many lies, such as Saddam's nukes and human-caused global warming. Now they are paying the price, and no "reinvention" will succeed unless it includes a sincere campaign of reporting on wrongdoing by government and corporations.

Nov 10 08:18

CNN Death Spiral: Special Report

Nov 10 08:16

Jewish Convert Admits Beating Anti-Israel Firebrand George Galloway

Neil Masterson, 39, acknowledged in Isleworth Crown Court on Friday the Aug. 29 assault that left Galloway with a broken rib and a broken jaw requiring him to spend a night in the hospital.

A charge against Masterson of religiously aggravated assault was dropped due to a lack of evidence. Masterson is a convert to Judaism

Nov 10 08:16

ISIS selling oil as low as $20 per barrel

Islamic State militants, who have seized oil fields and refineries in Kirkuk province in the north of Iraq, are selling the hijacked oil on the black market for a price as low as US $20 per barrel, according to the country's Finance Ministry.

Nov 10 08:15

Major Democratic Donor: Israel Should “Bomb The Daylights” Out Of Iran

Haim Saban and Sheldon Adelson weigh in on the Iran talks, the peace process, and more. Saban says Israel should take military action if the West negotiates a nuclear deal with Iran that will be bad for Israel.

Nov 10 08:15

America with Beats Headphones, Listening to the Bad Drug Dysfunctionata Sonata.

At the same time there is the ongoing war against all things Muslim, by the Israeli Banker Crime Syndicate, which owns and operates a good portion of the western governments. From the ranks of these stupefied and hypnotized goons, they draw endless ranks of canon fodder, to die in the J Street and K Street Wars. This is what happens after years of case after case of Miller Lite Reconstituted Urine and Hog Nostril Pizzas, with Fritos sprinkled all over the top. As Papa John says to Peyton Manning in the commercial, “I can’t believe it took me 20 years to decide to put Fritos on my pizzas!” It shouldn’t take him another 20 years to decide to put Hammond’s Chocolate Caramel Marshmallow Eggs on his pizzas too. People will buy it. They'll buy shit if you serve it to them warm. That’s what cutting edge is all about. It’s about being innovative. It’s about risk taking.

Nov 10 08:15

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is refusing to participate in any public hearings on Net Neutrality

On a recent Monday night in Brooklyn, five empty chairs stood on stage — one for each member of the Federal Communications Commission. A crowd had amassed in the room for a public hearing to send this message to the agency: Don’t hurt the open Internet.

Nov 10 08:14

Top 0.1%'s wealth about to overtake bottom 90% for first time since 1929

AMONG the most controversial of Thomas Piketty’s arguments in his bestselling analysis of inequality, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”, is that wealth is increasingly concentrated in the hands of the very rich. Rising wealth inequality could presage the return of an 18th century inheritance society, in which marrying an heir is a surer route to riches than starting a company. Critics question the premise: Chris Giles, the economics editor of the Financial Times, argued earlier this year that Mr Piketty’s data were both thin and faulty. Yet a new paper suggests that, in America at least, inequality in wealth is approaching record levels.*

Nov 10 08:14

When Will US Admit Boots on Ground in Iraq (3000 Troops)?

President Obama’s announcement that he will send 1500 more troops to Iraq was made on a Friday, a day usually reserved in Washington for the release of bad or embarrassing news that officials hope won’t still be fresh enough for Monday’s newspapers and so will quietly sink.

That these troops will be sent with Iraq soldiers to al-Anbar Province belies the administration’s repeated denial that it will put boots on the ground. There will soon be 3000 US troops in Iraq. They will be at the scene of battles, embedded with Iraqi units (apparently in the hope that the Iraqi troops will be too embarrassed to run away en masse again in front of foreign guests).

Nov 10 08:13

Supreme Court Judges Laud 'Wonder' of 3 Jewish Justices at Federation G.A.

Oxon Hill, Maryland — Supreme Court justices Stephen Breyer and Elana Kagan talked about their Jewish identities at the opening plenary of the 2014 General Assembly conference of the Jewish Federations of North America.

Speaking before a crowd of more than 2,000 at the conference center just outside Washington, Breyer said the most remarkable thing about there being three Jews among the nine Supreme Court justices is how unremarkable it is in America today.

Note: In 2012, demographers estimated the core American Jewish population (including religious and non-religious) to be 5,425,000 (or 1.73% of the US population in 2012), citing methodological failures in the previous higher estimates. Jews make up 1/3 or 33 1/3% of the Supreme Court.

Nov 10 08:11

Iran as a Twentieth Century Victim: 1900 Through the Aftermath of World War II

Iran was once a great power, and though invaded by Greeks, Arabs, Turks, and Mongols and exploited by imperialist powers in the modern era, it has continued to assert its national identity and its people have developed a special sensitivity to interference with its sovereign rights. This concern on the part of Iran does not represent some overwrought sensitivity but is actually a realistic assessment of its history over the past century, as this article will delineate. While professing idealistic principles in international relations, European powers ignored these principles in their violations of Iran’s sovereign rights, which in at least one case led to human suffering on par with the most tragic events of the twentieth century

Nov 10 08:11

Former Christian Minister: Why I Left Christianity and Started an Atheist Church

Sunday Assembly Seattle is a franchise of Sunday Assembly, which made headlines around the world in 2013 as London’s new atheist church.

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So, I guess they sit around and ask "Is nothing sacred?" :)

Nov 10 08:10

Obama vows to use executive action on immigration before new GOP Congress is sworn in

President Obama vowed Sunday to move forward with an executive order to ease immigration laws before the end of the year, ignoring dire warnings from Republican leaders that the move will poison his relationship with the next Congress.

The president said he would not wait any longer to address the country’s immigration problems and would grant legal status to most of the estimated 11 million undocumented residents living in the U.S.

Nov 10 08:09

The Staggeringly High Number of Muslim Countries the U.S. Has Bombed or Invaded Since 1980

Journalist Glenn Greenwald points to a Washington Post op-ed by Andrew Bacevich laying out the case that our foreign relations with the Muslim world are fraught with too much violence – with Syria being the 14th country we've bombed or occupied since 1980:

Nov 10 08:08

MAGIC ROCKS TO FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING

The solution to global warming, Olaf Schuiling says, lies beneath our feet.

"For Dr. Schuiling, a retired geochemist, climate salvation would come in the form of olivine, a green-tinted mineral found in abundance around the world. When exposed to the elements, it slowly takes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Olivine has been doing this naturally for billions of years, but Dr. Schuiling wants to speed up the process by spreading it on fields and beaches and using it for dikes, pathways, even sandboxes. Sprinkle enough of the crushed rock around, he says, and it will eventually remove enough CO2 to slow the rise in global temperatures."

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You can absorb CO2 from the air using more green plants along those same walkways. In fact there is a story that one of Al Gore's minions calculated that a 15% increase in use of decorative plants would counter all of the CO2 increase seen in Al Gore's film, at which point he was fired, because reducing carbon was never the real agenda. Selling carbon credits was.

Nov 10 08:08

Israel’s environment minister quits

Tel Aviv: Israeli Environment Minister Amir Peretz said on Sunday he is resigning over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's social policies, in a potentially major blow to the stability of the coalition government.

Speaking at the weekly cabinet meeting, Peretz said the state was undergoing "an earthquake in all fields—diplomatic, social and financial," and accused Netanyahu of acting irresponsibly, a statement from his spokeswoman said.

Nov 10 08:03

Video captures execution of Palestinian citizen by Israeli police

At least thirty Palestinian citizens of Israel were arrested in the Galilee village of Kufr Kana on Sunday as protests spread over the cold-blooded police killing of a youth on Friday.

The video above shows Israeli police shooting 22-year-old Kheir Hamdan in Kufr Kana in circumstances that totally contradict their initial account.

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Just like they do in America!

Nov 10 08:01

Osama bin Laden doll made by CIA and depicted as demon hits auction block

A CIA-created Osama bin Laden toy doll, designed to keep overseas kids from taking up with al Qaeda, has been put on the auction block for the asking price of $2,500.

Only three of the dolls were made.

Nov 10 08:00

Jewish Donors Desert Britain's Labor Party After 'Palestine' Vote

London — Jewish donors and supporters are deserting Britain’s Labor party over party leader Ed Miliband’s perceived pro-Palestinian stance.

Miliband has been warned of the loss of Jewish support, the U.K. Independent reported Sunday.

Nov 10 08:00

A Historic Anniversary For McDonalds: 12 Months Without An Increase In US Sales

October was a historic month for McDonalds. While the investing public was already well aware that things are bad and getting worse when it comes to demand for the iconic hamburger following MCD's 30% plunge in Q3 profit, moments ago the troubled fast-food chain reported that in the first month of the fourth quarter it celebrated a tragic anniversary: one year of US comp store sales without a single increase, following a 1% drop in US October sales! This is the first time in history when MCD has anniversaried negative same store sales in the US.

Nov 10 07:59

Guardian Takes Stupid To Spectacular New Levels

Last week the Guardian said that global warming makes European winters cold and snowy. This week they say that global warming makes European winters warm and devoid of snow.

Nov 10 07:59

Adelson and Saban Try To Out-Hawk Each Other

What do you get when you put two of the largest pro-Israel donors — Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban — on one stage?

...
on Israel, both engaged in one-upmanship, trying to outdo each other’s hawkishness.

Note: All their donations to Israel are tax deductible. Understand.

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