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Aug 12 08:25

U.S. Wages Have Fallen EVERY Quarter of the 'Recovery' - Jeff Nielson

snip:since the beginning of the imaginary U.S. economic recovery, there are millions fewer Americans who are now employed. Their wages have been falling for every quarter of the “recovery”, and they are also working fewer hours. Growing economies create more jobs; shrinking economies lose jobs. Strong economies have rising (real) wages; weak economies have falling wages. Once again we see the supposed U.S. recovery is pure mythology.

However, with respect to the destruction of the U.S. standard of living, to truly appreciate what has been done to the U.S. population (and the populations of nearly all of the Corrupt West), we must look at the picture over a much longer term. In the 40 years before the beginning of this imaginary recovery, the wages of the Average American fell by roughly 50% (in real dollars).

Aug 12 08:25

WHY WE NEED TERM LIMITS

Aug 12 08:22

Where the TPP Could Lose

After years of secret negotiations and silence in the media, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has risen to headline news. Now that Congress has voted to give President Obama “fast-track” trade promotion authority to push the deal through the House and Senate with limited debate and no amendments, efforts to finalize the agreement among member countries are proceeding in earnest.

Aug 12 08:17

Is this missing flight MH370? New sonar images of two box-like shapes deep in the Indian Ocean 'strongly indicate aircraft debris' - but searchers can't reach them for three months because of vicious weather

Webmaster addition: Someone needs to be running these sonar scans right underneath where MH370s transponder stopped working!

Aug 12 08:14

BT customer was left on hold for more than 14 HOURS when he called to try and cancel his contract

Paul Donovan, 26, had rung to cancel some services never expecting to break the UK record for what is understood to be the longest hold time ever recorded.

The carer of Crook, County Durham, called BT at 7.57pm before retiring to bed and getting up next morning to find he was still on hold - 14 hours and 31 minutes later.

BT say their call centre was closed when Mr Donovan attempted to cancel various services from the telecoms giant over the phone.

However, Mr Donovan insists there was no announcement saying the department was closed, just a pre-recorded message telling him his call on Saturday August 1 would be dealt with.

Aug 12 08:12

Desperate Hillary Clinton caught buying Twitter followers

Although Hillary Clinton boasts a robust 3.6 million Twitter followers, not even a vast right-wing conspiracy would be able to interact with 2 million of them.

Aug 12 08:06

Hillary Clinton Turns Over E-mail Server To Feds As Bernie Sanders Surges Ahead In New Poll

A stunning new poll has Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) beating presumptive Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire.

Sanders has eclipsed Clinton by a 44 to 37 percent margin, according to a new Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald poll that was first reported by the Boston newspaper Tuesday evening.

The previous FPU/Herald poll taken in March had Sanders trailing Clinton 44 to 8.

Aug 12 08:05

New Report Exposes Facts About How Your Privacy Is Abused

According to privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch, councils in the United Kingdom have committed breaches of sensitive data an average of nearly four times per day in the last three years.

Aug 12 07:46

BMW says it won’t give up the Alphabet domain, trademark

Google's Larry Page introduced Alphabet yesterday, a holding company that will, as far as consumers go, not change much. You probably have noticed that Google didn't plant its new Alphabet website on the Alphabet.com domain, however, and that if you go to the website it doesn't have anything to do with Alphabet. That's because it is owned by BMW, as is the Alphabet trademark, and the auto maker has revealed in a statement that it has no interest in changing that.

Aug 12 07:44

China Devalues: Currency Wars Explode

Aug 12 07:38

Hackers Cut A Corvette’s Brakes Wirelessly To Prove It Could Happen To Your Car, Too

General Motors gets to join Fiat Chrysler and Tesla in an unenviable lineup this week: Using cheap gadgets and text messages, researchers have proven they can hack that most traditional of cars, the Chevy Corvette. And worse still is that this line of attack will work on basically any car with a computer in it, which is to say… all of them.

Aug 12 07:35

US Fox News: Turkey’s PKK strikes outrage US military in Iraq

Erdogan and the Turkish military need a good ASSKICKIN!

According to a Fox News report on Tuesday, Turkey launched its air strikes against the PKK "with only 10 minutes notice to their American partners."

"The U.S. had barely enough warning to make sure its own forces were out of the way, according to a military source with knowledge of the tension Turkey's attack caused in the Combined Air and Space Operations Center [CAOC], the allied headquarters in the air war against ISIS [ISIL]," the online version of the Fox report said.

Aug 12 07:32

First victim of Spain’s 'gag law' fined for criticising 'lazy' police

The first known individual to fall foul of Spain’s controversial new “gag law” has spoken out against what he sees as the repression of free speech after he received a fine for describing his local police force as "slackers" on Facebook.

Eduardo Díaz, a 27-year-old salesman from Tenerife, told the newspaper El Mundo that the comment he posted on his mayor’s Facebook page about the decision to provide the local police force with a new and larger headquarters was “just a criticism, not an insult. I get the impression that they are trying to silence the voice of critical citizens”.

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