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Mar 16 04:20

Netanyahu’s False Narrative of Self-Defense

On March 3rd, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued an impassioned plea to Congress to protect Israel by opposing diplomacy with Iran. Referring to “the remarkable alliance between Israel and the United States” which includes “generous military assistance and missile defense,” Netanyahu failed to mention that Israel has an arsenal of 100 or 200 nuclear weapons.

Mar 16 04:18

How Governments Twist Terrorism

Governments are aware of what can be accomplished by invoking the word “terrorism.” The diplomacy-averse United States frequently hides behind the label, as it is prohibited by law from negotiating with groups so-labeled, and thereby avoids having to confront the possible legitimacy of what they represent. And it also justifies a uniformly violent response, which is invariably described as self-defense.

Mar 16 04:13

Why gold could rebound to $1,400 an ounce

Mar 16 02:23

Europe’s Debt: Lies and Myths

Myths are dangerous precisely because they rely more on cultural memory and prejudice than facts, and behind the current crisis between Greece and the European Union (EU) lays a fable that bears little relationship to why Athens and a number of other countries in the 28-member organization find themselves in deep distress.

Mar 16 01:37

No, Putin Is Not Dead. He's Not Ill; He Is the Victim of yet Another CIA-Fabricated Hoax

Is Valdimir [sic] Putin’s public absence related to the Russian Orthodox Lenten schedule?

The West takes advantage of Putin’s religious downtime by circulating a false story regarding his death, when they know he’s in his annual Lenten period of monastic silence.

Mar 15 23:29


Boston’s made history by having the snowiest, and probably most miserable, season since 1872.

Mar 15 19:57

Lawyer Tries To Act Smart with a Cop; What Happened Next Is Brilliant

Lawyer Tries To Act Smart with a Cop; What Happened Next Is Brilliant

Mar 15 19:56

A Shabby Neglected Holiday Resort in New York (21 pics)

This Catskill Mountains resort was once very popular and became well-known for being the setting in the “Dirty Dancing” movie filmed in 1987. Today it is totally abandoned and rundown

Mar 15 18:36

US Judge Declares War on the American Flag With INSANE Ruling

Portsmouth Sheriff Bill Watson says he is furious after a group of judges told him to take down an American flag display.
Sheriff Watson said his agency got the American flag display as a gift from members of the Portsmouth Fire Department a few weeks ago.
It’s made of old fire hoses which a sign beneath it that reads, “A Tribute to Public Safety.”

Mar 15 18:33

DNC Chair Asks People to Name their “Favorite Democrat Policy,” Backfires BIG TIME

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the head of the Democratic National Convention, got more than she bargained for on Friday when she asked Twitter users what their favorite Democratic policy was.
“The one where you destroyed so much of our country,” one user Tweeted back. “Oh wait. That would be all of them.”

Mar 15 17:32

Thousands Crowd Brazil's Streets: Demand Military Intervention & Rousseff Resignation, Impeachment

It appears the 'people' are growing more and more dissatisfied with their corrupt and greedy leaders across the world. As we noted recently, Brazil's economy is imploding, consumer sentiment is at record lows, and with the Petrobras scandal providing a glimpse at just how deep the corruption might go, Brazilians are revolting. Hundreds of thousands are crowding the streets in several regional Brazilian capitals, dominated ironically by the middle and upper classes. Demands for "Dilma Out" and "Impeach Dilma" are also interspersed with calls for a quasi-coup and "military intervention."

Mar 15 17:30

The Austrian Black Swan Claims Its First Foreign Casualty: German Duesselhyp Collapses, To Be Bailed Out

Moments ago we got confirmation that the next domino from the appearance of the Austrian black swan has tipped over, following a Reuters report that Germany's deposit protection fund will take over the property lender Duesseldorfer Hypothekenbank AG (DuesselHyp), which has "run into problems" due to its exposure to Austrian lender Hypo Alpe Adria's "bad bank" Heta.