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March 29, 2014

Mar 29 18:42

Special Bulletin (1983)

Predictive programming?

A made-for-TV movie about a terrorist group that brings a homemade atomic bomb aboard a tugboat in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina . . . .

Mar 29 18:33

One-Third of Texas Was Running on Wind Power This Week

On Wednesday, March 27th, the largest state in the contiguous United States got almost one-third of its electricity by harnessing the wind.

Mar 29 18:26

1,892 US Veterans have committed suicide since January 1, 2014

On average, 22 veterans commit suicide each day, according to the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA).

Mar 29 16:08

Open letter to the Heads of State of NAM countries – Friends not enemies

Distinguished Heads of State and members of the Non-Affiliated Movement,

Over the past four decades, your countries have been dragged into the UN-delegated Global Depopulation Policy and forced to subject the people to chemical and biological agents that undermine human fertility and to psychosocial and economic measures that subvert the family.


Mar 29 16:00

Protests Rage In Taiwan Over China Trade Deal

Brandon Turbeville
Activist Post

With the taste of the Libyan tragedy, the Syrian destabilization, and the Ukrainian coup still lingering in the mouths of the citizens of those nations, the unfortunate fruits of those labors are now clearly visible in the enormous death toll, savagery, and austerity that is currently engulfing the victim countries.

Those destabilization campaigns, all initiated with violence from the beginning, yet portrayed as “peaceful democracy-loving protesters” by the Western media, were paraded in front of millions of American television screens night after night for the purpose of propagandizing a frighteningly gullible public at home who themselves have a natural inclination toward supporting the underdog in any given fight (unless that underdog is the overt target of the United States).

Mar 29 15:59

From Merkel to Tymoshenko: NSA spied on 122 world leaders, Snowden docs reveal

The NSA’s data base contains information obtained during the surveillance of over a hundred world leaders, new leaks by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed.

Der Spiegel has looked through a top secret presentation by NSA's Center for Content Extraction, which is responsible for automated analysis of all types of text data.

According to the document, the leaders of 122 states were among the high-ranked targets of the US intelligence.

Mar 29 15:51

Catalan Independence Push Gains Steam Amid Spain's Financial Woes

Since 2008, Spain has been one of the poster children for Europe’s financial crisis as it grapples with a massive debt, an unemployment rate hovering around 26 percent, a downgrading from financial services across the globe and now a strong separatist movement from the country’s influential Catalonia region.

Mar 29 15:18

The Ebola Outbreak Is Spreading: Pray to God It Doesn't Hitch A Ride To The West

After three decades in the health care environment I am not easily scared by bacteria and viruses. Out of all the diseases that are capable of doing us harm, Ebola scares me the most, in fact it terrifies me. If there is just one confirmed case in the UK me and mine are in lockdown until I am certain there are no further cases.


Mar 29 15:08

Wag the nazis -- Israel about to do something they need political cover for?

Webmaster's Commentary: 

When the ground penetrating radar scans showed no mass graves at Treblinka, they published the actual data readouts. I note in this article there are no photos showing what it is they found they claim is a gas chamber (underground??) or mass graves.

Mar 29 14:36

Banking Union Time Bomb: Eurocrats Authorize Bailouts AND Bail-Ins

On March 20, 2014, European Union officials reached an historic agreement to create a single agency to handle failing banks. Media attention has focused on the agreement involving the single resolution mechanism (SRM), a uniform system for closing failed banks. But the real story for taxpayers and depositors is the heightened threat to their pocketbooks of a deal that now authorizes both bailouts and “bail-ins” – the confiscation of depositor funds.

Mar 29 12:54

Israeli Officials Face War Crimes Charges in Supreme Court

For the first time in history the Israeli Supreme Court will hear evidence next week against officials who are accused of committing war crimes in Lebenon and Gaza.

Mar 29 11:43

Syrian army takes 2 villages near Lebanon

Syrian government forces captured two villages near the border with Lebanon on Saturday, continuing a weeks-long advance that has cut a major supply route for weapons and fighters into the country from eastern Lebanon, said activists and state TV.


Mar 29 11:34

RT EU now is against the NeoNazis they supported before

Mar 29 11:29

Senator Admits Media Shield Law Won't Cover Real Journalists


Mar 29 10:46

Biotech Bubble: Dumb Money

Mar 29 10:42

The Financial New World Order

Following the 2009 G20 summit, plans were announced for implementing the creation of a new global currency to replace the US dollar’s role as the world reserve currency. Point 19 of the communiqué released by the G20 at the end of the Summit stated, “We have agreed to support a general SDR allocation which will inject $250bn (£170bn) into the world economy and increase global liquidity.” SDRs, or Special Drawing Rights, are “a synthetic paper currency issued by the International Monetary Fund.” As the Telegraph reported, “the G20 leaders have activated the IMF’s power to create money and begin global "quantitative easing". In doing so, they are putting a de facto world currency into play. It is outside the control of any sovereign body. Conspiracy theorists will love it.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This conspiracy theorist thinks it is a really bad idea for the people of planet Earth.

Mar 29 10:34

Israel loses eight billion dollars and Arab parties join the boycott

Mustafa Barghouti, the secretary-general of the Palestinian National Initiative movement, has estimated that Israel has incurred losses of around eight billion dollars due to the boycott campaign against illegal settlements, equivalent to 20 per cent of their GDP.

Regarding the latest Palestinian efforts to escalate the settlement boycott, Barghouti revealed that an agreement has been made with 13 democratic Arab parties to form boycott committees in the Arab world.

Mar 29 10:21

Israel Reneges on Prisoner Release in Major Blow to Peace Talks

The Israel-Palestinian peace talks appear to be dead today after the Israeli government reneged on its last round of Palestinian prisoner releases, which were due to be done on Saturday.

At the start of the talks, Israel agreed to release 104 prisoners held since before 1993,but then broke the releases up into four “batches.” 78 were freed, but Israel made no effort to follow through on the final batch.

Palestinian officials called the move a slap in the face not only to the peace process, but to the US government’s efforts to mediate a continuation of the talks, which according to some reports Israel was trying to parlay into getting spy Jonathan Pollard freed.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry: never, EVER go to Israel again, or allow senior Israeli officials to come to the US after this debacle!!

Withdraw every bit of financial and military aid right now, and de-couple the Israeli military from US military command.

Because with "friends" like the Israelis.........who needs enemies?!?!?

Mar 29 10:15

Venice votes to split from Italy as 89% of the city's residents opt to form a new independent state

Venetians have voted overwhelmingly for their own sovereign state in a ‘referendum’ on independence from Italy.

Inspired by Scotland’s separatist ambitions, 89 per cent of the residents of the lagoon city and its surrounding area, opted to break away from Italy in an unofficial ballot.

The proposed ‘Repubblica Veneta’ would include the five million inhabitants of the Veneto region and could later expand to include parts of Lombardy, Trentino and Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

Mar 29 10:15

The Price of Telling The Truth…. An Abusive IRS Audit

Let’s now fast forward to June of 2013….. following my Congressional presentation and then having been interviewed and given dozens of presentations on the hazards of Obama Care and what is needed for true health care reform, as well as hosting The Operation Freedom Radio Show since 2010, the letter we received from The IRS on June 13th, 2013, unfortunately, confirmed my diagnosis 4 years earlier that the current administration worships at the alter of Fascism.

Mar 29 10:12

Obama still pushing global warming and a carbon tax!

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will be releasing a 5-year study on climate impacts at the end of March. We will be visiting climate change deniers on April Fools Day to show them how foolish being a denier really is.

Mar 29 10:11

Government Eliminates Interest on Nova Scotia Student Loans

Nova Scotia graduates no longer have to pay interest on their provincial student loans, saving them money as they start their careers.

"Eliminating the interest on provincial loans was our commitment from day one, and we're keeping our promise to students," said Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan. "We know that every dollar counts when graduates are beginning their careers, and we hope this provides some relief to young people as they build their lives in Nova Scotia."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Ending interest on student loans would fix the student loan bubble problem here in the United States ... which is why you will never see it happen here!

Mar 29 10:07

Beyond a Doubt: Our Media War Propaganda and The Film You Almost Didn’t See

This is the story about a film which none of were supposed to see. Not because the film wasn’t up to professional journalistic standards, or that it was of poor quality. It was neither of those. Against the odds and the establishment-owned international media syndicate, award-winning filmmaker and journalist John Pilger reveals one of the most damning indictments of American and British mainstream media. The content of this timeless film is stunning, and show beyond any reasonable doubt, that our media are not only complicit in advancing conflict around the globe, but are actively engaged in pushing it on behalf of those who seek to profit from international conflagrations.

Mar 29 10:06

Ousted Wisconsin GOP Assembly leader charged with sexual assault

A state lawmaker in Wisconsin ousted weeks ago as a Republican leader of the Assembly over accusations of sexual harassment was charged Friday with sexually assaulting a female aide to a senator in 2011, according to a criminal complaint.

Mar 29 10:05

Watch This Reaction: Putin Laughs Right In This Journalist’s Face

When an interviewer recently confronted Vladimir Putin about Europe’s American-made missile defense system, the President of the Russian Federation couldn’t help but laugh right in his face.

According to the journalist, NATO’s missile defense system is pointed at and designed to protect Europe from the nuclear threat posed by Iran, not Russia.

Putin’s reaction is a must-see.

Mar 29 10:04

Lindsey Graham Pines for the Bush Days of Torture

I may simply be dense, but it sure seems to me that Huckleberry J. Butchmeup is pining for thumbscrews here, and waxing nostalgic over black sites and packing crates at Bagram. He was first to the fainting couch when the possibility of trying Khalid Sheikh Muhammad in New York City was raised, and worked to make that trial impossible, because of his fear of jihadi bat-missiles and KSM's well-known hypnotic powers which would be used to Muslimize everyone in the tri-state area. And we have now passed into the period in which many of the criminals of the late Avignon Presidency are being more open about the pride they take in their history of governmental sociopathy.

Mar 29 10:03

Obama delivers his, perhaps, stupidest speech in Brussels

In Brussels, Barack Obama summed up the results of the US-EU summit. Obama spoke more about Ukraine, rather than about the USA's relations with Europe.

The key event of Obama's European tour was his speech in the Brussels Palace of Fine Arts in front of 2,000 people. His lengthy discourse on the history and common values ??with Europeans was very quickly replaced with anti-Russian rhetoric.

The speech turned out to be a dispute with Russian authorities, entirely devoted to the situation in Ukraine. Obama stated that the United States fully supported the new government in Kiev and promised to help them financially. He then said that it was absurd to assume that the U.S. colluded with nationalists in Kiev, Vesti.ru reports.

Mar 29 10:02

Media Buries Bombshell Turkey False Flag Attack

Mar 29 09:56

Houston-area man arrested in undercover FBI terrorism sting

Robert James Talbot Jr., 38, of Katy, Texas, was arrested by U.S. agents Thursday after an eight-month federal probe as he was about to rob an armored car with inert explosives provided to him by informants who had entered his group, according to a criminal complaint filed in a U.S. federal court in Houston.

Mar 29 09:55

LA TIMES BEX ALERT - Beware the rise of Putin the Terrible

At the moment, our preoccupation is President Vladimir Putin's next move outside Russia. Will he invade eastern Ukraine? Will he move into Moldova? But even more worrisome than these territorial issues is what Putin may have in mind for Russia itself.

Mar 29 09:53

Ukraine Shocks Population With Staggered 100% Heating Price Increase While Restricting Cash Use

In a TV address to his divided nation, Ukraine's PM Yatsenyuk stunned the people by first suggesting heating prices would rise gradually, then confirming a plan that will see prices rise 100% in the next 2 years (and almost 200% by 2017) as the cost of imported Russian gas is expected to be around $500 (up from the current $84). This standard of living crushing move was then followed by tougher capital controls, restricting cash purchases to around $1300 per person per day after the Central bank basically admitted "amid a tense situation in money markets" it was broke.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Oh yes, things are MUCH better for those Ukrainian people under their new US-imposed unelected puppet regime!

Mar 29 09:51

Eastern Ukraine rises against Kiev LIVE UPDATES

A gathering of local MPs from the Euro-skeptic east and south of Ukraine has gathered in the city of Kharkov to form a joint response to the developing collapse of the national government.

Mar 29 09:38

More Parents Choose Homeschooling Due to Common Core

As Common Core champions like Jeb Bush, Bill Gates, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce continue to attack parents, teachers, and taxpayers for what they claim are “myths” spread about the centralized standards initiative, many parents across the nation are not convinced.

Mar 29 09:37

Moody’s Puts Russia On Downgrade Review

Hot on the heels of what S&P said was not a “politically motivated” shift to rating watch, Moody’s (who did not downgrade the USA and are not currently in a lawsuit over such terrible misrepresentations) has decided now is the time to put Russia on rating downgrade watch. The decision was triggered by 3 key factors: the weakening of Russia’s economic strength, potential shifts in investor sentiment, and susceptibility to event risk.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It should be remembered that both Moody's and S&P insisted those mortgage-backed securities were triple-A back in 2008.

Mar 29 09:36

Valerie Jarrett to Hollywood to Get Obamacare in Movie, TV Scripts

A top of advisor to President Barack Obama is in Los Angeles to try to get Obamacare written into scripts of TV shows and movies.

Mar 29 09:36

Historical Iranian nuclear deal to be shelved again?

The US administration is prepared to accept an Iranian enrichment program as part of an agreement, but it insists that any such program be subject to strict limits capable of ensuring that Iran will not have a rapid “breakout” capability. In other words, Washington wants to be confident that, if Iran attempted to break out of the agreement and build nuclear weapons, it would not have enough time to enrich enough weapons-grade uranium for a single nuclear bomb before the international community could intervene to stop it.

Iran has been claiming for a long time that it has no intention to create a bomb, it just wants its right for peaceful nuclear energy to be respected. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has recently said that "Iran will only accept a solution that is respectful, that respects the rights of the Iranian people."

Mar 29 09:22

International Gathering of Scientists Skeptical of Man-Caused Global Warming to Take Place in Las Vegas from July 7 to July 9

Is the theory of man-made global warming still credible? Why do surveys show a majority of Americans and scientists do not believe global warming is man-made and a major problem?

Hundreds of the world’s most prominent “skeptics” of the claim that human activity is causing a climate crisis will converge in Las Vegas on July 7–9 to review the latest research and celebrate what they see as recent events that vindicate their opposition to what some claim is a “scientific consensus.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Boy; I would like to be there!

Mar 29 09:21

EVIDENCE- Al-Qaeda entering Syria from Turkey

No boundaries, no customs offices! All clear!

Mar 29 09:21

Syrian Airforce is using the good toys now - Mig29 in action

Mig29 cannon against Al Qaeda baboons today in Qalamoon mountains.

Mar 29 09:18

Syria - FSA insurgents accidentally kill their supporters with a BMP

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And Obama wants to give these bozos anti-aircraft weapons?!?

Mar 29 09:16

Creativity and Non-Conformity Now listed as a Mental Illness by Psychiatrists

Now thanks to thought policing by the American Psychiatric Association the latest addition of the DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) is setting up the dominoes for arbitrary diagnosis of any dissenting individuals.

listed as new mental illnesses are above-average creativity and cynicism. The manual goes on to identify a mental illness called “oppositional defiant disorder” or ODD. Defined as an “ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and defiant behavior,” symptoms include questioning authority, negativity, defiance, argumentativeness, and being easily annoyed.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I score a perfect 100!

Mar 29 09:15

Ex-ICAP Brokers Charged Libor Probe as Total Hits 14

Three former ICAP Plc (IAP) brokers will be charged by U.K. prosecutors for helping manipulate benchmark rates, seven months after they were charged in the U.S. for similar offenses.

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office notified Daniel Wilkinson, Colin Goodman and Darrell Read yesterday that they will be charged, the agency said in a statement. That brings the number of people accused in parallel U.S. and U.K. criminal investigations into manipulation of the London interbank offered rate, or Libor, to 14. Serra Balls, a spokeswoman for ICAP, declined to comment.

Mar 29 09:14

California Senate Suspends 3 Lawmakers Accused of Crimes

California’s state Senate voted to suspend three Democratic lawmakers convicted or accused of separate crimes, including one charged with conspiracy in firearms trafficking, money laundering, murder-for-hire and drug distribution.

The Senate, controlled by Democrats, voted 28-1 yesterday to prevent Leland Yee, Ron Calderon and Roderick Wright from voting or participating in the chamber’s business. All three will still receive their $95,291 salaries.

Mar 29 09:11

The Fed Has Shifted Gears… And the Markets Aren't Paying Attention

As we noted earlier this week, the Fed is growing increasingly concerned of a bubble forming in the financial markets. Previously we noted that Janet Yellen was issuing warnings regarding this.

Mar 29 09:10

Jim Rogers: "America Is Shooting Itself In The Foot" Over Russia

There is no reason for Russia to worry about the western sanctions it is facing now over the Ukrainian issue since "Moscow has too many other trade partners to work with," Jim Rogers explains in this interview, adding that "America is shooting itself in a foot getting the most of our world to pushing China and Russia closer together." Simply put, he warns, "I don’t see any sanctions strategy that they can use that will hurt Russia worse than it will hurt the people imposing those sanctions."

Mar 29 09:10

Zuckerberg Loses $3 Billion in a Week as Tech Titans Fall

Mark Zuckerberg, the 29-year-old co-founder of Facebook Inc., lost $3.1 billion this week amid a decline in bank and technology stocks.

The world’s largest social network plummeted 11 percent after the company announced it would buy virtual-reality firm Oculus VR Inc. for at least $2 billion. Zuckerberg is the 22nd richest person on Earth with a $27 billion fortune, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Mar 29 09:09

Google Chairman’s Compensation More Than Doubles in 2013

Google Inc. (GOOG) Chairman Eric Schmidt’s pay package more than doubled to $19.3 million last year as a new compensation plan reduced the total amounts for three other top executives.

Schmidt’s pay included $11.4 million in stock to correct an administrative error in the calculation and issuance of a 2011 award, according to a filing yesterday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Schmidt also received a $1.25 million salary and a $6 million bonus, the same as in 2012. Last month, Schmidt landed an equity award of $100 million that will vest over four years.

Mar 29 09:09

Swarm of quakes hits Los Angeles.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

5.1 main shock preceded by 3.5. After shocks spread over long section of fault system, may indicate a major shift along the system.

Mar 29 09:03

Slavery by consent

The last portions are the best. We know most of this. But people who won't listen to us conspiracy theorists are easier to reach thru media because they've been indoctrinated to believe what the talking heads say.

I'm fond of http://undergrounddocumentaries.com particularly economy and banking. BTW, I'm not allowed to teach anymore - I enjoyed corrupting the young too much - by raising adults :-)

Mar 29 09:00

North Korean rockets contain American, British, South Korean parts, UN finds

North Korea built the Unha-3 rocket, one of the most important missiles in its arsenal, using British, American and South Korean components, United Nations experts have concluded.

Mar 29 09:00

US issues scathing attack against UNHRC for singling out Israel

The United States on Friday issued a scathing attack against the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday for its continued biased treatment of Israel and charged that the council was harming the peace process.

America was the sole country to vote against five anti-Israel resolutions with the UNHRC approved on Friday afternoon as it met in Geneva at the close of its 25th session.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

As an America, I am embarrassed by the US Government's constant bowing to Israel.

Mar 29 08:58

Israel Angered by US Refusal to Ease Travel

To ease the travel of its citizens, Israel is pressing to join 38 other countries in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program — a prestigious club of nations whose citizens don't need a preapproved visa to visit America. So far, their efforts have not only been rebuffed, but Israel has seen a spike in the number of young people and military officers rejected entry to the U.S.

Washington says Israel has not been let into the program simply because it has not met the requirements — and has pointed in part to Israel's treatment of Arab-American travelers, drawing sharp denials by Israeli officials of any discrimination.

Mar 29 08:55

Albuquerque police chief welcomes FBI probe

Sure he welcomes the investigation. He wont release one of the shooters video.
Sounds like obstruction of justice to me! Can you say COVERUP!

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden said Friday he does not believe his department has a problem using deadly excessive force.
Eden said he stands by his department, despite the 23 fatal police-involved shootings since 2010.

Mar 29 08:55

Hospitals Plot the End of Insurance Companies

The problems with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act may be masking another major change in the way health care is delivered to U.S. consumers, experts believe.

At The Atlantic's Health Care Forum in Washington on Thursday, health care and business professionals said that there’s an increasing trend in the industry toward cutting insurance companies out of the process entirely, as large, regional hospital systems move into the insurance business.

Mar 29 08:55

West Steps Up Disruptive Actions Inside Russia Over Crimea – FSB

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has noted an increase in foreign disruptive actions since the souring of relations with the West over the situation in Crimea and appropriate measures are being taken to protect the country, a senior FSB official said Friday.

The fate of Crimea, a predominantly ethnic Russian region which seceded from Ukraine and joined Russia last week, has triggered the worst East-West standoff since the Cold War.

"There has been a sharp increase in foreign threats to the state. The legal desire of the Crimean people and those in the eastern regions of Ukraine to join Russia evokes hysteria on the part of the United States and its allies," said Alexander Malevany, the FSB's counterterrorism director, at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Mar 29 08:54

Dr Paul Craig Roberts 2014 : Ukraine, Neocons & Armageddon

Mar 29 08:51

APD declining to release Boyd video

Coverup and obstruction of justice! Gordon Eden was a fed. Don't expect the US Attorney to do more than throw more Gorilla dust into the air!

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – It’s the video seen around the world.

Helmet camera footage from Officer Dominique Perez of the controversial shooting of homeless camper James Boyd released Friday has drawn protests. There’s now also a federal criminal investigation into the case.

But what about the lapel video from the other officer who shot Boyd, Keith Sandy?

KRQE News 13 has learned Sandy’s lapel video may have drawn special attention from federal investigators.

Since the Perez video has been released, News 13 has been specifically requesting that lapel video be released, but APD has so far refused.

Mar 29 08:51

Obama mulls sending anti-air systems to Syria rebels

US President Barack Obama is reportedly considering to authorize the shipment of new anti-aircraft systems to foreign-backed insurgent in Syria.

Mar 29 08:50

Is NATO expansion to blame for Crimean crisis?

The West's relations with Russia are at an historic low. This comes after years of NATO's enlargement policy in Eastern Europe. Should the military alliance have acted more cautiously?

Mar 29 08:49

US in talks with India, China to isolate Russia: State Department

The US has been talking with India and China among other countries as part of diplomatic efforts to isolate Russia but it has not yet asked them to impose any sanctions, an American official said today.

"We have been talking with other countries diplomatically, though, if you remember the Security Council vote last weekend. It was significant that China, for example, abstained and did not vote with Russia," State department deputy spokesperson Marie Harf told reporters.

"Well, I don't think we're there yet. Obviously, we've been consulting very closely with the Europeans about sanctions," Ms Harf said when asked if the US was going to seek Iran-oil like sanction from countries outside NATO.

Mar 29 08:48

Raise, commendation ... then 'you're fired'

It happened with stunning swiftness. There was a raise for the top cop of a town in New Mexico, then a commendation and an honor from town residents.

Then, within 48 hours, he’s fired.

All for being accused by the Transportation Security Administration of being linked to the Constitution.

Now former Jemez Springs Police Chief Shane Harger is “gainfully unemployed and seeking employment,” he told WND Wednesday.

He’s also filing a claim against the town for damages for being removed from his post. He has gained the support of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association in his fight for justice, which likely will include a coming lawsuit.

Mar 29 08:47

Moscow has no intention to send troops into Ukraine: Lavrov

Moscow has no intention of sending troops into Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, according to BBC News.

His comments came after the U.S. and Russian presidents discussed a possible diplomatic solution to the crisis.

In an interview with state TV channel Rossiya 1 on Saturday, March 29, Lavrov said: "We have absolutely no intention of - or interest in - crossing Ukraine's borders."

He added that Russia was ready to protect "the rights of Russians and Russian-speaking people in Ukraine, using all available political, diplomatic and legal means".

Mar 29 08:47

Obama orders high school to undo improvements that parents made to bleachers

The U.S. Department of Justice determined that a Michigan high school broke federal civil rights law by allowing its boys’ baseball team to fix up its athletic field, making it nicer than the field belonging to the girls’ softball team–even though the improvements were paid for privately.

To avoid a fine, Plymouth Canton Community Schools had no choice but to take down the new bleachers and scoreboard, which had been paid for through a private fundraising drive.

Mar 29 08:46

THE E.C.B. FIDDLES WHILE ROME BURNS

“To some people, the European Central Bank seems like a fire department that is letting the house burn down to teach the children not to play with matches.”

Mar 29 08:42

Media Control Grows More Difficult ... And Obvious

We have noticed a trend toward boldness – even brazenness – when it comes to manipulating the media in the US. It's as if politicians especially are not even bothering to hide their intentions.

We recently ran an article entitled, "Congress Mulls Licensing Speech?" that reported on this trend.

The subject of the article was the shield law that Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York was trying to push through the US Senate. Schumer was portraying the bill as something that was needed to protect "journalists" from US Intel agencies that are increasingly asking courts to place reporters in jail for not revealing their sources upon request.

Of course, what would have been more reasonable – were Schumer ever apt to be reasonable – would be to pass a law forbidding Intel agencies from trying to put reporters in jail.

Mar 29 08:38

Boss, We Got A Situation In Natural Gas

Mar 29 08:38

U.S. Official: Putin Could Invade Ukraine ‘At a Moment’s Notice’

An Obama administration official warned Thursday that the Russian army is now fully prepared to invade eastern Ukraine if Putin decides to take further military action.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Keeping up the war rhetoric.

Mar 29 08:37

Russia Launches Nuclear-War Drill, Saying It Was Long Scheduled

Russia on Thursday began drilling for nuclear war in a massive, three-day exercise it asserts was planned months ago, Nezavisimaya Gazeta reports.

Roughly 10,000 military personnel were expected to participate in the maneuvers, which are intended as practice for a large-scale nuclear offensive, according to the Russian newspaper. Exercise participants were set to position and prepare missile-firing units for launch, and to practice various administrative and support functions for the operation, said Col. Igor Yegorov, a Russian Defense Ministry spokesman for the strategic missile services.

Troops were expected to conduct surveillance for chemical, biological and radiological threats, as well as to identify and stop conventional efforts to thwart the offensive.

Mar 29 08:36

Most products containing 'soy protein' or 'texturized vegetable protein' are made using the toxic chemical hexane

Soy protein is a common ingredient not just in health foods but also in any food where a cheap source of protein is needed. Texturized vegetable protein, made with soy, is actually used to bulk up hamburgers in schools and prisons.

To make concentrated soy protein, however, the fat must first be removed from soy beans. This is commonly achieved by bathing the soy beans or soy flour in hexane, a byproduct of gas refining and grain processing.

Hexane is a regulated air pollutant that has been known to cause skin and nervous system damage to factory workers, but the FDA does not track its use or presence in food.

Mar 29 08:35

Ron Paul, Richard Cobden, and the Risks of Opposing War

Since at least as early as the eighteen century, classical liberalism, and its modern variant libertarianism, have opposed warfare except in cases of obvious self-defense. We see this anti-war position clearly among the anti-federalists of eighteenth-century America (who opposed all standing armies) and more famously within George Washington’s Farewell Address. Thomas Jefferson frequently inveighed against war, although in moves typical for Jefferson, he acted against his own professed ideology on a number of occasions.

Mar 29 08:35

32 Statistics That Obama Neglected To Mention During The State Of The Union Address

#1 According to a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, only 28 percent of all Americans believe that the country is moving in the right direction.

#2 In 2008, 53 percent of all Americans considered themselves to be "middle class". In 2014, only 44 percent of all Americans consider themselves to be "middle class".

#3 In 2008, 25 percent of all Americans in the 18 to 29-year-old age bracket considered themselves to be "lower class". In 2014, an astounding 49 percent of them do.

#4 Right now there is approximately a billion square feet of vacant retail space in the United States.

Mar 29 08:34

Bank 'Russia' refuses from foreign currency

Joint-stock bank "Russia" sent a notice to a number of U.S. banks to inform them about the move to close correspondent accounts in foreign currency and decided to work only with the Russian national currency.

The bank does not need financial support, not even from the Central Bank of Russia.

Mar 29 08:32

Wage Crisis – America’s New Underclass

This documentary is wrong about the cause. It is not the lack of a higher minimum wage. It's the fact that our 'money' is worthless having lost almost all purchasing power.

Mar 29 08:17

Central Bankers’ Basel III scheme will worsen Worldwide Recession

relevant snip:
An OECD study estimates that the medium-term harmful impact of Basel III implementation on GDP growth is in the range of ?0.05% to ?0.15% per year – just what’s needed in a worldwide recession! To meet the capital requirements effective in 2015 banks are estimated to need to increase their lending spreads on average by about .15%. The capital requirements effective as of 2019 could increase bank lending spreads by about .5%. Rising interest rates could significantly hurt small bank capital positions because a 3% upward swing in interest rates could drop a bank’s capital by 30%, placing the bank in an undercapitalized position, forcing it dramatically to reduce loans. Again, the downhill snowball effect.

Mar 29 08:16

US forces on nuclear “false flag” high alert: Duff

The United States is on alert and has deployed military assets to defend the Atlantic coastline from New York to Charleston from attack by a cruise type missile or low flying aircraft.

Heightened security measures began with Israel’s increasing threats against Iran but increased with the mysterious disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight 370.

The US, however, believes someone other than Iran is planning an attack, on the US, not Israel, and planning to blame Iran.

Yesterday, investigative journalist Chris Bollyn made a startling discovery:

“According to reports from plane-spotters, Israel has an identical Malaysia Airlines
Boeing 777-200 in storage in Tel Aviv since November 2013. The only visible difference between the missing plane and the one in Tel Aviv would be its serial number. What do the Israelis have planned with the twin Malaysia Airlines plane?

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KEEPING THIS AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE

Let me toss out a possible scenario here, one that fits all of the available information.

1. Israel either electronically hijacks Flight MH370, or bribes the pilot to fly the plane off course and wander around being picked up by military radar and seen by witnesses on the ground to make it obvious the plane was diverted and not the victim of a simple crash.

2. Then the real flight 370 is hidden or ditched someplace (like the South Indian Ocean) where it was not supposed to be found.

3. Israel has had an identical 777 in Malaysian livery since last November, plenty of time for any "special" modifications to be made to the plane, including the installation of remote controls and possibly a nuclear weapon.

4. The specific aircraft in Tel Aviv is a Boeing 777-2H6/ER, with an even longer range than the missing MH370 777-200ER.

5. The media keeps the story of MH370 constantly in front of everyone (even though they have nothing new to report) so that the image of a 777 in Malaysian livery is on everyone's mind.

6. Israel flies (by remote control) the second 777 non-stop from Tel Aviv towards an airport in a major US city. Because the plane is very large it is easy to see and recognize from the ground. On approach, the 777 veers off from the flight path and flies low over the target area to make sure it is spotted and recognized (mistakenly) as the missing Flight 370.

7. The Israeli 777 then activates its payload, possibly a nuclear weapon.

8. The corporate media blames Iran for the mushroom cloud. Or, if the 777 flies towards Washington DC, they might even try to frame Russia for it.

The plane does not even have to actually hit a target like DC or New York, but could be "intercepted", detonating the nuclear weapon high in the sky miles out to the Atlantic, making for great photos and videos but causing little real damage on the ground.

Now then, a moment of common sense. Why would Iran DO such a stupid and reckless thing, even if they had a nuclear weapon, knowing that retaliation would be instant and devastating? Why would anyone do such a thing? The answer is that they would not. If this scenario in fact happens, there is no question it is another false-flag attack, like Israel's attack on the USS Liberty, like the Lavon affair, like the attack on the USS Cole, like 9-11, to trick us into hating the designated invasion target.

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Mar 29 07:50

Why fructose sugar makes us sick

In 1972, British physiologist, nutritionist and physician John Yudkin summarized years of research on the dangers of eating too much sugar in his book Pure, White and Deadly. Julia Llewellyn Smith's recent article, "The man who tried to warn us about sugar," details how the sugar industry ruined Yudkin's scientific reputation, led scientists astray, and postponed action by health authorities for decades.

With sugar overconsumption now firmly established as a major cause of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, Yudkin is seen as a prophet. But in the 1970s, an opposing theory was that saturated fats were the primary cause of heart disease. Its leading proponent, University of Minnesota epidemiologist Ancel Keys, engaged in a highly personal attack on Yudkin in the scientific literature: "Yudkin has no theoretical basis or experimental evidence to support his claim… [it] is disproved by many studies superior in methodology and/or magnitude to his own."

Mar 29 07:39

Arab League impotence continues & What a mess the Arab world is in

A thought constantly in my mind, and which was reinforced by the Arab League’s 25th Summit in Kuwait, is that with Arab leaders and governments as “enemies” the Zionist state of Israel does not need friends.

Mar 29 07:30

Child Protective Services Pays a Visit to Cannabis Freedom Advocate

Heather Callaghan
Activist Post

A Florida-based mom and advocate for medical Cannabis freedom received an ominous visit from the Department of Children and Families after someone offered up an anonymous tip that she was giving her son illegal marijuana - and had stopped his prescribed drugs.

They cornered and questioned her daughter about their family life, asking the little girl all kinds of personal questions about her mother, whom she very much supports in her efforts.

What's her side of the story?...

Mar 29 07:20

Secrets About Suspected Israeli Theft of U.S. Weapons-Grade Nuclear Material Declassified

On March 18, 2014 ISCAP, the highest declassification authority in the U.S., released 84 pages (PDF) of formerly secret information about investigations into the illegal diversion of weapons-grade nuclear material from a Pennsylvania plant into the clandestine Israeli nuclear weapons program

Mar 29 07:19

The leak to kill all leaks

After having been under attack for weeks by a barrage of leaked documents and recordings about corruption at the highest state level, a few days before the elections, the beleaguered Turkish government all of a sudden is off the hook after a spectacular leak was published online, one that immediately eclipses all previous leaks.
Why? Because the latest leak took away the focus on corruption since it touches directly upon the security of the country. Because everybody is angry and concerned about such a blatant example of espionage. Because the government cleverly linked the people responsible for the security leak to the ones who masterminded the corruption tapes.

Mar 29 07:14

Ukraine’s Unelected Government Imposes IMF Austerity

This is perhaps best article on what actually happened in the Ukraine and Crimea: the story is a little different than what you’ve been hearing on TV or reading in the newspapers, at least if you’re in most of the West. The author does leave out some bits (like the Tatars boycotting the Crimean referendum), but overall it’s accurate.

Mar 29 07:07

Putin calls Obama to discuss proposal for Ukraine, says White House

Russian president Vladimir Putin called Barack Obama on Friday to discuss a US diplomatic proposal for Ukraine and the US president told Putin that Russia must pull back its troops and not move deeper into Ukraine, the White House said.

It was believed to have been the first direct conversation between Obama and Putin since the US and its European allies began imposing sanctions on Putin's inner circle and threatened to penalise key sectors of Russia's economy.

Russia's reinforcement of troops near Ukraine has brought the total forces there to as many as 40,000, US officials estimated on Friday in a buildup that has increasingly worried Washington in recent days.

Mar 29 07:00

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lawyers say FBI tried to recruit Tamerlan as an informant

Once again the FBI is intimately involved with recruiting and coercing people into bombing innocent people to promote fear based propaganda on the American people. The FBI’s job is to stop terrorism not create it through intimidation. FBI’s personal relationship with Tamerlan Tsarnaev , the monitoring of his communications is a major red flag and should be investigated by public congressional hearings.

Mar 29 06:42

Israeli Crimes Go Unpunished

It bears repeating. Israeli crimes nearly always go unpunished. Rare exceptions prove the rule. Occasional low-level soldier hand-slap penalties follow. Higher-ups are virtually always absolved. Continue reading --> http://sabbah.biz/mt/?p=20536

Should the Palestinian Authority take #Israel to the International Criminal Court (ICC)? http://sabbah.in/1ltEUGL

Mar 29 06:00

Belgian Prime Minister called a pedophile

Independent MP Belgian parliament Laurent Louis, famous for scandals in the House of Representatives, publicly named Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo country pedophile.

[Di Rupo is indeed a known pedophile. In 1989 he was caught by 2 policemen while having sex with 2 boys aged 11 and 13 in his car; in December 1996 a report was published describing his relations with boys aged 16 to 18. In both cases, the report was classified 'because the person involved had high standing']

Mar 29 02:58

? ? ? Who's that girl? ? ? ?

Do you remember the Co-Pilot stories about having two South African girls (one by the name of Jonti Roos) in the cockpit on a trip back to KL from Phuket?

I suggest you look again at those photos.

Mar 29 02:40

Netanyahu’s Silicon Valley Visit A Lost Opportunity

Silicon Valley, to my mind, is about equality, empowerment and equal access. Consequently, it’s been very disturbing to see technology companies such as Apple and WhatsApp meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu while disregarding that his country treats its non-Jewish population like second-class citizens and implements harsh military rule on Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza. Read more --> http://sabbah.biz/mt/?p=20531

March 28, 2014

Mar 28 22:21

D.C.: Man found guilty of owning antique replica bullets

Back in January, we reported the story of Mark Witaschek, whose D.C. home was raided by SWAT agents with a search warrant for “firearms and ammunition … gun cleaning equipment, holsters, bullet holders and ammunition receipts.”

Mar 28 22:19

Why WWIII will begin in Syria

It is possible to make a reasonable prediction about where World War III will break out based upon historical Russian military strategy?x

Mar 28 22:15

U.S. moves to crush internal dissent

Attorney’s licensed canceled after speaking out against corruption in the courts

Mar 28 21:57

China, Germany establish comprehensive strategic partnership

Washington is being isolated politically and soon in other ways.

• Xi said the coming years will be a crucial period for both China's and Germany's reform and development.
• It is a step of great significance that the two sides establish a comprehensive strategic partnership, Xi said.
• Xi said that China is willing to work with Germany to plan and design bilateral cooperation in various fields.

BERLIN, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided Friday to lift bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership.

In talks with Merkel in the afternoon, Xi said the coming years will be a crucial period for both China's and Germany's reform and development, and for the two countries to grow and achieve progress together.

Mar 28 20:38

Crucial Radar Outage Scrubs US National Security and SpaceX Launches for Several Weeks from Cape Canaveral

The sudden and unexpected outage of a crucial tracking radar that is mandatory to insure public safety, has forced the scrub of a pair of launches planned for this week from Cape Canaveral, FL, that are vital to US National Security, United Launch Alliance, SpaceX and NASA.

The tracking radar is a mandatory asset for the Eastern Range that oversees all launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and the Kennedy Space Center on the Florida Space Coast.

Mar 28 20:12

It's Time To Put America First

Earlier today, the Senate and the House passed a bill that would give the new government in Ukraine $1 billion in loans and $100 million in direct aid.

Mar 28 20:04

Bill seeks to reverse criminalization of farmers offering raw milk

Congressman Thomas Massie (Republican–KY), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (Democrat –ME) and a bipartisan coalition of 18 other lawmakers have introduced legislation to improve consumer food choices, including access to raw milk, and to protect local farmers from federal interference. The two bills – the Milk Freedom Act of 2014 (HR 4307) and the Interstate Milk Freedom Act of 2014 (HR4308) – are the first in Massie’s series of “food freedom” bills he plans to introduce.

Mar 28 19:35

Say hello to the new cold war

President Barack Obama has previously suggested to NATO members to increase defense budget

How insensitive and irrational on Obama’s part, knowing that the U.S. is suffering from a poverty and unemployment crisis and simply cannot afford adventurism or imperialism anymore for that matter. After all, if the U.S. economy was truly strong, no shut-downs would have occurred.

Mar 28 19:20

GMO Canola Truck Crashes in Australia: Senator Says 'Should Be Treated As a Serious Biohazard'

A truck filled with genetically modified canola overturned in the WA Great Southern region of Australia and a Senator and agricultural official of the green political party came forward to say the crash needs to be treated as a "serious biohazard":

"Spills of this sort need to be treated as a serious biohazard, given the threat that widespread GM contamination could occur" Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens agriculture spokeswoman, said.

"Non-GM farmers face huge financial losses if their crops are contaminated."

"A release of this nature could also seriously threaten our natural environment. In situations when GM crops are spilt, there needs to be a priority placed on containment, clean-up and monitoring."

Mar 28 19:17

Sandy Hook school custodian linked to Crisis Actors East director

Shockingly, but also at the same time to no surprise, the director for Crisis Actors East, has a bit of a connection to the Sandy Hook Elementary School

Mar 28 18:20

CONFIRMED: NATO’s Plans for False Flag Attack on Turkey Revealed

It has been revealed that NATO has been planning a false flag attack against Turkey to justify the Turkish invasion of northern Syria, the International Business Times reported in its article, “Turkey YouTube Ban: Full Transcript of Leaked Syria ‘War’ Conversation Between Erdogan Officials.”

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ban of YouTube occurred after a leaked conversation between Head of Turkish Intelligence Hakan Fidan and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu that he wanted removed from the video-sharing website.It released the full transcript of a leaked conversation between the head of Turkish intelligence Hakan Fidan and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu. The Times reported:

Mar 28 17:52

Judge, May I Have Sex During my Divorce?

Thinking of committing a crime? If you need a driver for your get away car, I have just the man for you. Massachusetts State Sen. Richard J. Ross (R) has proven his willingness to be left holding the bag. Do you have a controversial Bill you don’t want your name on? Need a patsy, a pawn, or even a scapegoat?

Just look in the dictionary and you will find a picture of him under any of these words; Duped, fall guy, goat, whipping boy, victim, butt, fool, laughing stock, mark, and mockery.

Who else, in a free nation, would consider sponsoring Bill S787? Apparently it seems rational to sponsor a bill that makes it necessary to get court approval for sexual activity following a separation and during divorce proceedings.

The legislative bill amends section 31 of chapter 208 of the general laws by adding the following dictatorial edict:

Mar 28 17:38

We are the Outlaws: Christians, Gun Owners, Constitutionalists

Have you noticed the debate over politics on mainstream TV has become far more heated? Lately, those giving commentary on political issues seem to be entrenched in a war of words and ideologies that have reached a new fever pitch. There is a level of urgency in these debates that go beyond the topic at hand. It’s as if there is a new awakening or awareness of impending doom.

This sense of impending doom can be fueled by a multitude of factors. You may believe that you have a government that is either in denial over the state of the economy or trying to suppress the truth about it to reduce panic. Even worse, you may believe the government willfully and with intent plans to destroy the economy to usher in Marshall Law and total control.

Mar 28 17:35

Another Neocon Pinocchio Steps Up To The Mic

Condoleezza "Mushroom Cloud" Rice is the latest neocon to hit the war drum circuit. The former Secretary of State, has some advice for today's "leaders".

Mar 28 17:06

Cashing In: Ben Bernanke to Have Dinner with Eight Top Hedge Funders

Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke is booked for an intimate dinner next week Wednesday to address eight masters of the universe at Le Bernardin, we hear, including hedge funders David Einhorn, Louis Moore Bacon, Larry Robbins and Mike Novogratz, reports NyPo.

Mar 28 16:57

Israel accuses Iran of using embassies as ‘terror bases’

Israel’s defence minister on Monday accused Iran of using its embassies as terrorist bases and transferring guns and bombs through diplomatic pouches, without providing evidence for the claims.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Evidence, shmevidence; if you don't believe us then you are filthy Hitler-loving anti-Semite who wants to kill Jewish babies and bring back the death camps!" -- Nodding Yahoo

Mar 28 16:01

McCain and Graham: US must send lethal arms to Ukraine counter Russian move

Hawkish Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham call on US President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to counter Moscow's “acts of aggression” in Ukraine.

Mar 28 14:43

The Excuse for Killing Trayvon Martin Has Become the Standard of Democracy

The Florida House recently passed legislation that would seal the records of anyone who successfully sustains a stand-your-ground defense after a shooting. The proposal would allow a gun-wielding vigilante to escape not just any and all legal complications but also awkward interactions with curious neighbors. So Floridians think a stand-your-ground shooting might be something one would want to hide. Which might finally answer the question: does Florida have any shame?

Mar 28 14:11

New study researches MDMA therapy for autistic adults with social anxiety

Yesterday, researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) announced the start of a study that hopes to help understand the safety and effectiveness of MDMA-assisted therapy for autistic adults with social anxiety.

Mar 28 13:38

About Eat By Date – How Long Does Food Last?

We are a group of contributors from the kitchen and classroom communities who set out to answer the question, “How long does food really last?”. From the best ingredients to the ordinary, we provide you with a diverse and informative perspective on food shelf life, food safety, expiration dates, recipes, substitutions, food storage and more. We are focused on helping you save money, eat healthy, and debunk the myth of expiration dates on food.

How to use the site: Browse the menu above, use the search function to the left or click a picture below to learn about your favorite foods and beverages!

Mar 28 13:37

The cafe that feeds Leeds with food past its sell-by date

Chef Adam Smith serves up food deemed past its best. His Pay As You Feel Cafe in Leeds offers delicious meals made from ingredients discarded by the city's various food establishments. It might be steak, soup? or just a cup of tea. Not only does it save perfectly good food from ending up in landfill, this inspiring little cafe (temporarily closed for refurbishment but opening again soon) is also helping to feed locals in need.

Mar 28 13:33

Four Shocking Examples of Police Militarization in America's Small Towns

For nearly half a century, the general trend within America’s police precincts has been toward greater militarization, a transformation initiated by the culture wars of the 1960s and facilitated by the war on drugs, fear of inner-city crime, and anxieties over the threat of terrorism.

Mar 28 13:29

Egyptian coup leader al-Sisi announces presidential candidacy

On Wednesday night Egyptian coup leader Field Marshall Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi officially declared his plan to run for president in upcoming elections. This is the latest effort in the US-backed junta’s carefully planned campaign to install its leader as president in order to tighten its grip over the country and brutally confront rising working class opposition.

Mar 28 13:29

Community outraged - police shoot man over a dozen times

A setting sun tinted the San Francisco skyline orange as a crowd of about 150 people gathered March 24 around an altar on Bernal Hill, erected at the spot where a young man was allegedly shot over a dozen times by San Francisco Police officers just days before.

Mar 28 13:25

Autopsy of UIW student slain by cop reveals new details

An autopsy report released to the I-Team Thursday indicates a University of the Incarnate Word student shot and killed in December likely died from a gunshot wound to this back.

Mar 28 13:19

Obama considers sending anti-aircraft weapons to Syrian opposition

President Barack Obama may authorize the shipment of new air defense systems to rebel forces in Syria’s ongoing civil war, a new Associated Press report states.

Mar 28 13:13

Little Change to NSA Metadata Collection

President Obama’s proposal to curtail the collection capabilities of the National Security Agency (NSA) passes the buck for protecting the Constitution to a secret court that has proven less than firm in its resolve to restrict the reach of the surveillance apparatus.

Mar 28 13:06

Libya poised to retake oil ports from rebels in move that could split country

Libyan government forces are poised to attack rebels blockading key oil ports this weekend in an offensive that risks splitting the country apart.

Mar 28 13:04

UK Votes Against Greater Transparency Around Drones at UN

The UK today voted against a UN resolution seeking to “ensure transparency” around drone strikes, just days after an influential Parliamentary committee called for “greater transparency” around the UK’s role in the US’ covert drone programme.

Mar 28 13:02

German energy minister: No alternative to Russian gas

Germany has no other sensible source of gas and oil other than Russia, the country's energy minister said on Thursday. His statement came hours after Chancellor Angela Merkel said she foresaw an energy overhaul.

Mar 28 13:00

184 Spaniards a day kicked out of their homes

The full scope of Spain's evictions epidemic has been revealed in figures from the General Council of the Judiciary which show that 67,189 people lost their homes in 2013.

Mar 28 12:54

Dick Cheney On Torture: 'If I Would Have To Do It All Over Again, I Would'

Former Vice President Dick Cheney revealed he has no regrets about the Bush administration's use of enhanced interrogation techniques like waterboarding, telling a crowd at American University in Washington, D.C. he would "do it all over again."

“If I would have to do it all over again, I would,” Cheney said, according to American's student newspaper The Eagle. “The results speak for themselves.”

Mar 28 12:54

Obama Suddenly Defends U.S. Invasion of Iraq - Mainstream Media Shrug

President Barack Obama, In a speech in Brussels on Wednesday after Russia (and many Europeans) pointed out our loss of moral authority because of our war in iraq in hitting Putin on Crimea, defended our 2003 invasion. This was deeply disheartening--and hypocritical, since he largely owes his election in 2008 to being able to brag (vs. Hillary Clinton and John McCain) that, unlike them, he opposed the war in 2003.

Mar 28 12:46

West ignores results of int’l missions that found no troop build-up near Ukraine borders – Moscow

Russia has denied any troop build-up on the Ukraine border, a claim voiced by President Barack Obama and Kiev officials. Moscow slammed the West for ignoring the results of recent fact-finding missions for the sake of political expediency.

Mar 28 12:42

Senator blasts proposed media shield law: “They want to pick and choose which journalists are covered”

In an exclusive interview withBreitbart News, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) blasted the proposed “Free Flow of Information Act” that would shield only government approved journalist from subpoenas and other legal requirements to expose their confidential sources in leak investigations.

Mar 28 12:15

IBM Head: Stop Fighting And “Embrace” Total Biometric Surveillance Because It Cannot Be Stopped

A leading IBM official has urged the world to “embrace” ubiquitous surveillance of the public through biometrics, because, he argues, it is too late to fight against it.

Mar 28 12:08

Proof Corporate Tax Cuts Have Done More Harm Than Good

The taxes paid by corporations today are near record lows as a percentage of the United States’ total tax bill, even as they are recording massive profits. Yet the unemployment rate is still high. However, if we turned back the clock on corporate tax rates and returned to Nixon-era levels and closed loopholes, millions of American jobs would be created, according to The Disappearing Corporate Tax Base, a new report released today.

Mar 28 12:06

The Spoils of War: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade

Washington's Hidden Agenda: Restore the Drug Trade

Mar 28 12:00

Zero Covered Dentists Within 100 Miles for Mandatory Dental Plan Under Obamacare

For years we have known that the claim under Obamacare, “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan,” was false.

We have also known that the claim under Obamacare, “If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor,” was false.

But what we didn’t know was that under Obamacare, “If you need a doctor, you may have to drive more than 100 miles to find a doctor.”

Mar 28 12:00

Chicago's Rahm Emanuel Runs from Obamacare

Joining a long line of Democrats distancing themselves from Obamacare, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hinted that he didn't support the President's original plans for the healthcare take over and advised the President to take a different approach, though he shied from saying just what that meant.

Mar 28 11:57

Israel Must Be Held Accountable

Citizens from 20 countries came to Istanbul to hear testimony on March 27, 2014 against Israeli officials and to offer their support to the victims on board the Mavi Marmara. Many of these supporters had also been attacked on other flotilla boats; suffering wounds, unlawful detention, torture and theft of money, credit cards and possessions at the hands of the Israeli militants.

“The real purpose of these hearings is to hold Israel accountable,” said American, David Schermerhorn, passenger on board Challenger 1.

The Israeli officials who ordered the raid on six civilian boats in international waters should face arrest by Interpol.

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Mar 28 11:53

Monsanto’s Pesticides Are Partly Responsible for the Collapse of the Bee

Developing research found that the bees were ingesting systemic pesticides that were now a part of the DNA structure of the plants that bees were pollinating. Historically speaking, when pesticides were used in the past, they were sprayed on leaves or the body of the plant, which left the pollen and bees unaffected. The pollen now, however, carries the same DNA as the rest of the plant, thus contaminating the entire food supply that the bees depend on.

A clear picture of how Monsanto’s pesticides are partly responsible for the collapse of bee colonies is becoming more evident. Tests done on bees that were exposed to Monsanto’s Mon810 corn, a genetically engineered corn crop that produces insecticide Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) showed that, once ingested by the bees, Bt binds to receptors within the gut which stop the bees from eating.

Mar 28 11:48

Saudi princesses 'seek Obama's help for freedom'

A former wife of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah appealed to US President Barack Obama on Thursday for help in the case of four daughters she says are being held in a royal palace.

Alanoud AlFayez, 57, a Jordanian national who has lived in London since her divorce from the Saudi monarch in 2003, said her children needed to be "saved".

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"INVADE!"

Mar 28 11:35

'Bishop of bling' spent £176,000 on an ornamental fish tank

A disgraced German bishop, who resigned over his misuse of Church funds, spent €213,000 (£176,000) on an ornamental fish tank.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

All he needs are some loaves and the people get lunch!

Mar 28 11:32

Paedophile ring uncovered by Durham Police investigating Medomsley detention centre

Police investigating sexual abuse at the Medomsley detention centre in Durham believe they have uncovered an organised paedophile ring which operated in the 1970s and 1980s, it has been reported.

Mar 28 11:29

UN author says draft climate report alarmist, pulls out of team

One of the 70 authors of a draft U.N. report on climate change said he had pulled out of the writing team because it was "alarmist" about the threat.

Richard Tol told Reuters he disagreed with some findings of the summary to be issued in Japan on March 31.

"The drafts became too alarmist," the Dutch professor of economics at Sussex University in England said by telephone from Yokohama, Japan, where governments and scientists are meeting to edit and approve the report.

Mar 28 11:22

MSNBC Hosts Ignore Unionization Effort

A couple months ago, MSNBC host Ed Schultz ignited something resembling an online controversy by ducking some important questions about unionization efforts at Peacock Productions. Peacock Productions is the nonfiction production wing of NBC News and The Writer’s Guild of America-East (WGA-E) has been fighting for a union vote since 2012. They envision portable health insurance and overtime pay for staffers. The company’s most recent effort to squash agitation involves their claim that producers can’t actually vote, on whether to unionize, because they’re technically “supervisors.” This farcical suggestion was enough to delay the vote and get the, seemingly torpid, National Labor Relations Board to investigate the suggestion. Five months later, the NLRB ruled on behalf of the producers; that was two weeks ago. Peacock Productions is appealing the ruling.

Mar 28 11:11

U.S. forces on nuclear "false flag" high alert

The United States is on alert and has deployed military assets to defend the Atlantic coastline from New York to Charleston from attack by a cruise type missile or low flying aircraft

Mar 28 10:57

Bundesbank, PBOC Sign Accord to Make Frankfurt Yuan Hub

Germany’s Bundesbank and the People’s Bank of China agreed to cooperate in the clearing and settling of payments in renminbi, paving the way for Frankfurt to corner a share of the offshore market.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The world is moving away from the dollar faster than the US can re-conquer them!

Mar 28 10:40

Ukrainian government vows to track down ‘ringleaders of separatism’

Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Interim Prime Minister, warned of serious consequences for those involved in behaviour likely to destabilise Ukrainian autonomy. He said: “The Ukrainian state will find all those ringleaders of separatism and division who now, under the cover of Russian troops, are trying to destroy Ukrainian independence. We will find all of them – if it takes one year, two years and bring them to justice and try them in Ukrainian and international courts. The ground will burn beneath their feet.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Doesn't sound like a democracy, does it?

Mar 28 10:35

Million jars of peanut butter dumped in New Mexico after Costco refused to take the product or let it be donated to food banks

Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.

Bankruptcy trustee Clarke Coll said he had no other choice after Costco Wholesale refused to take shipment of the Sunland Inc. product and declined requests to let it be donated to food banks

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I cannot tell you how much this pisses me off. Fridays are when Claire and I take off after the radio show to try and obtain food for the local food distribution program we support (one of two). By going to outlet stores we can get good prices on bulk items, but we still pay for this out of our own pocket. Lately supplies are getting shorty which means the prices go up and even at the higher prices there is not enough. There have been days we emptied the rack at the local bread company outlet and still did not have enough.

So when I hear stories about perfectly good food being sent to a landfill instead of food banks I get really pissed off. If I had a COSTCO membership I would tear it up right now.

Mar 28 10:35

POC says it lacks power to police the police

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Boyd shooting prompted a larger than usual turnout at Thursday’s meeting of the Police Oversight Commission which is supposed to police the police department.

The commissioners listened to public complaints but said they have no power to do much about them.

“There’s very little that can be done by the POC, particularly before the investigation is completed,” said POC Commission Chair Richard Shine.

Mar 28 10:32

Lies About Rwanda Mean More Wars If Not Corrected

Urge the ending of war these days and you'll very quickly hear two words: "Hitler" and "Rwanda." While World War II killed some 70 million people, it's the killing of some 6 to 10 million (depending on who's included) that carries the name Holocaust. Never mind that the United States and its allies refused to help those people before the war or to halt the war to save them or to prioritize helping them when the war ended -- or even to refrain from letting the Pentagon hire some of their killers. Never mind that saving the Jews didn't become a purpose for WWII until long after the war was over. Propose eliminating war from the world and your ears will ring with the name that Hillary Clinton calls Vladimir Putin and that John Kerry calls Bashar al Assad.

Mar 28 10:26

Facebook Facial Recognition Software Has Almost Human Accuracy

Facebook may soon possess the power to match faces to users with almost human-like accuracy.

According to the social-media giant, sophisticated facial recognition software is currently being tested that would employ 3D face modeling to render with a 97.25 percent success rate what it calls “Labeled Faces in the Wild”; in other words — you.

Mar 28 10:21

Vatican Astronomers Ramp Up Their Search For "Brother Extraterrestrial"

Why in the world is the Vatican searching for extraterrestrial life? Does the Catholic hierarchy know something about alien life that the rest of us do not?
Why is the largest religious organization on the planet spending so much time and energy looking for “brother extraterrestrial”?
Earlier this month, the Vatican Observatory cosponsored a major conference on extraterrestrial life that brought together 200 of the leading astrobiologists in the world.

Mar 28 10:20

New Report: Shrinking Corporate Tax Base is Wreaking Havoc on State Budgets

A new report published Thursday by Center for Effective Government and National People’s Action uncovers how the shrinking corporate tax base is driving critical budget shortfalls and service cuts at the state and federal level. The report outlines exactly how much revenue has been lost due to a precipitous decline in corporate income tax rates and an explosion of loopholes. The report shows that since the recession, corporate income tax revenues have shrunk considerably, despite soaring profits, leaving individuals to pick up the slack.

Mar 28 10:18

Man sees divinity in sliced potato

An anonymous Action 7 News viewer sent in a photo of a sliced potato divided by what he calls Lenten crosses.

The viewer wishes to remain anonymous.

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Mar 28 09:54

The Militarized U.S. Police, by the Numbers

Many of us know retired police officers who remember a world where it was considered a failure to draw a weapon unless under direct attack. Even if such an action was required, the result was nightmare inducing. Today's police seem to have lost such empathy. As a consequence, police are rarely a welcome sight these days; they are being equipped and trained as if they are an occupying force (even in small towns), replete with body armor, tactical gear, and vehicles coming straight from the US military at bargain prices.

Mar 28 09:54

Durham police arrest chief financial officer in $2M fraud case

An Oshawa woman working as a chief financial officer has been arrested for allegedly bilking her Scarborough company out of almost $2 million in less than two years.

According to Durham Regional Police, she redirected company money to a supplier, with whom she had ties, between February 2012 and September 2013.

Mar 28 09:53

Walmart Just Revealed How Poor U.S. Shoppers Are

Walmart is no stranger to sensational headlines, but there’s at least one story this week that is just begging to be taken apart. Anyone who thinks “Walmart Just Revealed How Poor Its Customers Are” is an accurate reflection of the facts needs to keep reading.

Because the problem isn’t that Walmart revealed how poor its customers really are, it’s that Walmart revealed how poor U.S. shoppers really are.

Mar 28 09:53

The Israel-Argentina Yellowcake Connection

Previously Secret Documents Show That Canadian Intelligence Discovered That Israel Purchased Yellowcake from Argentines during 1963-1964

Mar 28 09:53

What If Everything You Were Ever Taught Was A Lie?

Ultimately, the education system can be blamed for feeding us propaganda and forcing us to regurgitate it so we can “fit in” with the rest of society. Our public school systems are set up to get the students primed for economic slavery without ever offering courses that allow to students to think creatively or freely.

If you trace the company’s who print our children’s textbooks, you’ll find a Zionist agenda behind them all. For example, George W. Bush’s grandfather, Prescott Bush, was arrested for funding both sides of World War II, yet we never learned this in school. Why? Because had we learned this, NEITHER Bush would have been elected president for having a traitor in their lineage.

And surely, Christopher Columbus didn’t “discover” America.

Mar 28 09:52

Russian Senator seeks to strip President Obama of Nobel over double standards

A Russian senator has asked the Nobel Committee to annul the award given to the US President last year claiming Barack Obama’s double standard policy has helped develop the political crisis in Ukraine.

Mar 28 09:52

An Insider reveals the Experience on a Natural Farm where they used GMO corn and round up

There is a distinction between organic and natural farms. That is one of certification. The organic farmer goes through a process of years of record keeping and submitting to the certification boards overseeing the organic foods. The natural farmer is not certified but does utilize organic farming processes in producing our food. The true natural and organic farmer is on the front lines in the war for our food and deserve all of our support. No, what I'm speaking of here is the modern-day carpetbaggers..... those farmers that don't really care about the outcome or which side ultimately wins out, just so long as they profit from it.

Mar 28 09:51

TURKEY GOING ALL THE WAY TO DESTROY FREEDOM

After company refused to take down problematic recordings, Turkish FM defends move to block service, citing need to defend national security.

Mar 28 09:51

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Mar 28 09:51

PLUNGE: New poll shows Obamacare support at 26%

A new poll shows that just 26 percent of Americans support Obamacare, but at the same time only 13 percent think the law will be completely repealed.

The Associated Press-Gfk survey was completed before the White House announced this week that it had signed up 6 million people for private health plans through the state and federal exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 28 09:50

Florida set to pass Pop Tart gun bill to protect kids playing in school

The days of kids playing cops and robbers or cowboys and Indians in the schoolyard may come to an end because of overly zealous “zero tolerance” policies.

Over the past year, schools have increasingly punished children for playing games that involve pretend firearms. Now Florida is leading the nation in stopping this madness.

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