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Mar 11 09:15

U.S.-BACKED REBEL NOW ISIL'S MAN IN LIBYA

The leader of the al-Qaeda-linked rebel forces that brought down Moammar Gadhafi is now the Islamic State’s top man in Libya, according to various media reports, indicating a further unraveling of the Pyrrhic victory achieved by the U.S. and NATO air war on Libya in 2011.

Mar 11 08:03

Washington is recalibrating its ISIS strategy

Washington is recalibrating its ISIS strategy—with dangerous implications

As ISIS continues its onslaught in the Middle East and beyond, the United States is caught between two radically different responses. On the one hand, Washington wants allies to do far more of the heavy lifting in a broad coalition with a narrow mission: to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS’ capabilities. But the administration is now shifting towards a more aggressive stance: to take the lead in defeating ISIS—and fast. The result is a strategic wasteland where allies are left guessing. Will America lead from behind or lead from in front? What’s driving this change?

There is growing pressure for this shift
(* http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/03/11/iraqi-forces-enter-isis-held-c... )

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Mar 11 07:53

The euro’s tumbling _ here’s why

The main reason is the European Central Bank has not only cut interest rates but also started creating more euros to put into the financial system.

The ECB had been reluctant to do so for years, but in 2014 it changed course. As policymakers faced the prospect of minimal growth and falling prices, which can further weigh on an economy, it cut its main interest rate in September to 0.05 percent. The move hit the euro by reducing the potential returns on investments in the eurozone.

As that proved insufficient to turn the eurozone around, the ECB has started buying government bonds in the markets with newly-created money.

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Mar 11 06:46

US Labels Venezuela a Threat While Backing Human Rights Abusers

Barack Obama has upped the ante in his aggressions against Venezuela. The U.S. president claimed Monday that the democratically-elected Venezuelan government poses a “threat to national security,” due to a full compliment of alleged human-rights abuses.

Yet this preoccupation with human rights becomes perplexing when one considers that many of the chief recipients of U.S. aid — a combination of military and economic assistance — or support employ highly-questionable practices to prop up their regimes.

Mar 11 06:38

Latest U.S. Supreme Court ruling is a very bad thing!

Mar 11 06:33

Fascism and Democracy in America - Howard Zinn

Mar 11 06:11

Plans to censor SA internet called out as unconstitutional

The full document – available here – claims responsibility for online publishing as the prerogative of the FPB, which typically classifies movies, due to “media convergence” which has “fundamentally transformed the way media content is distributed and consumed”. It applies to “online distributors of digital films, games, and certain publications, whether locally or internationally”.

Online publications covered by the rules will be obliged to pay a fee to the FPB, which will then vet material published: “Where it is convenient and practical to do so, the Board may dispatch classifiers to the distributors’ premises for the purposes of classifying digital content.”

That seems to apply to anyone who publishes videogame source code, a YouTube video (YouTube is specifically mentioned in the regulations) or a blog.

Mar 11 06:04

CIA Aided Program to Spy on U.S. Cellphones

Marshals Service uses airborne devices that mimic cell towers to scan data on thousands of cellphones

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Mar 10 18:15

Global Warming (lies) By Walter E. Williams

snip: Climate change propaganda is simply a ruse for a socialist agenda. Consider the statements of some environmentalist leaders. Christiana Figueres, the U.N.’s chief climate change official, said that her unelected bureaucrats are undertaking “probably the most difficult task” they have ever given themselves, “which is to intentionally transform the (global) economic development model.” In 2010, German economist and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change official Ottmar Edenhofer said, “One must say clearly that we redistribute de facto the world’s wealth by climate policy.” The article in which that interview appeared summarized Edenhofer’s views this way: “Climate policy has almost nothing to do anymore with environmental protection. … The next world climate summit in Cancun is actually an economy summit during which the distribution of the world’s resources will be negotiated.”

Mar 10 15:32

Leaked Documents Suggest CIA Work on Hacked Version of Xcode, OS X Installer Exploit

United States Central Intelligence Agency researchers have been working for years to crack the security of Apple's iPhone and iPad, and may have done so through the creation of a modified version of Xcode, Apple's software development tool designed for developers.

According to secret documents obtained by The Intercept, at a 2012 "Jamboree" that focused on security flaws found in various electronics, CIA researchers outlined both a hacked version of Xcode and a modified OS X updater that could be used to install malicious software like keyloggers.

Mar 10 15:05

Cops Force Mentally Challenged Woman to Wear “I’m Dope” T-shirt So they Could Ridicule Her

A lawsuit has been brought against two New York City cops claiming they exploited a mentally challenged woman for their own disgusting buffoonery.

According to the complaint, Hannah Biggan – a janitor working at the 52nd Precinct station in the Bronx for 23 years – claimed that in May 2013 officers Nicholas Konner and John Repetti gave her a size 3XL t-shirt with “I’m Dope @cashcowmovement” written on it.

They then asked her to put it on and pose with Konner, while both men cruelly mocked her and snapped photos, the complaint says.

Mar 10 14:43

US Applies Pressure to States Opposing Anti-Russian Sanctions - Nuland

US Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Victoria Nuland said the US put pressure on Hungary, Greece, and Cyprus, whose leaders have opposed anti-Russian sanctions.

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"JUST DO IT. DO YOU HEAR ME? JUST @#$%ING DO IT!!!" -- Official White Horse Souse

Mar 10 14:21

US condemned by UN torture expert for children given life in prison without parole

The United Nations’ special rapporteur on torture has chastised the United States in a new report for being the only country that continues to allow children to be imprisoned for life without the possibility of release.

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Mar 10 13:46

Garbage man jailed for 30 days because he started work too early

A garbage collector outside Atlanta has been sentence to 30 days in prison for start his work too early.

Kevin McGill, 48, who works for Waste Management Inc, took a guilty plea deal after violating an ordinance in Sandy Springs, north of Atlanta, that bans collections before 7am.

Mar 10 13:45

After Beating FBI Entrapment, Environmental Activist Eric McDavid Looks Forward

The act of government agents or officials that induces a person to commit a crime he or she is not previously disposed to commit - West's Encyclopedia of American Law

After serving nine years in prison, Eric McDavid was freed on January 8, 2015, when it was revealed - through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)-released court documents pored over by his supporters - that the government withheld documents from him that supported his defense claim that he was entrapped by the FBI.

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Mar 10 12:20

Hillary Clinton: Using private email was ‘convenient,’ server to stay ‘private’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday her use of a private email account was “convenient,” but said looking back it might have been a bad idea.

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/mar/10/hillary-clinton-breaks...
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Mar 10 11:09

AMERICA WILL COLLAPSE BY 2016

Mar 10 10:52

NSA sued by Wikimedia, rights groups over mass surveillance

Bulk collection there violates the constitution's First Amendment, which protects freedom of speech and association, and the Fourth Amendment, which protects against unreasonable search and seizure, the lawsuit said.

The plaintiffs include the Wikimedia Foundation, which runs the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the conservative Rutherford Institute, Amnesty International USA and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, among other groups.

The groups said in the lawsuit that upstream surveillance "reduces the likelihood" that clients, journalists, foreign government officials, victims of human rights abuses and other individuals will share sensitive information with them.

Legal standing, which requires the organizations to show individual, particular harm, is the most significant obstacle for them, said Stephen Vladeck, a professor at American University Washington College of Law.

Mar 10 10:04

If you use ObamaCare… Your Home & Possessions Can be Taken For Payment

Outspoken critic of Obamacare, DR. ELAINA GEORGE (BIO), to discuss the damage that Obamacare is causing as she has seen first hand being a practicing physician. The truth about Obamacare that no one will tell you is it is NOT about healthcare it is about centralized government control. Dr. George will also discuss medical cost sharing and strategies to opt out of Obamacare.

Mar 10 09:32

US Congressional Letter to Iran Stirs Controversy

WASHINGTON—
Vice President Joe Biden and a group of Democrats have accused 47 Republican senators Tuesday of undermining the president in international efforts to negotiate an agreement with Iran to curb its nuclear program.

(*start issuing some Congressional. Subpoenas , for frig's sake . )

Mar 10 09:20

New Snowden Documents: CIA Has Spent 10 Years Hacking iPhones, iPads

Newly released documents obtained via NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have revealed that the CIA attempted for a decade to gain access to data on Apple’s i devices as part of the intelligence establishment’s continued mass spying program.

“Studying both ‘physical’ and “non-invasive” techniques, U.S. government-sponsored research has been aimed at discovering ways to decrypt and ultimately penetrate Apple’s encrypted firmware,” The Intercept report by Glenn Greenwald states.

The CIA set its sights on accessing user data on iPhones and iPads all over the globe, according to the documents, as well as attempting to introduce backdoors to the devices, in order to monitor them at will.

Mar 10 09:19

New Zealand PM Retracts Vow to Resign if Mass Surveillance Is Shown

So now that it’s proven that New Zealand does exactly that which Prime Minister Key vowed would cause him to resign if it were proven, is he preparing his resignation speech? No: that’s something a political official with a minimal amount of integrity would do. Instead – even as he now refuses to say what he has repeatedly said before: that GCSB does not engage in mass surveillance – he’s simply retracting his pledge as though it were a minor irritant, something to be casually tossed aside:

Mar 10 08:32

Cops across the U.S. are being disciplined, not for brutality, but for not writing enough tickets

As there is no money in solving murders or preventing rapes, police departments in America have focused their duties on traffic citations and the drug war. Both of these venues are highly profitable for departments.

City and state governments have become so addicted to these revenue streams that we are now seeing full-on military raids on people in fruitless attempts to find drugs and money. Along with the drug raids, we are seeing police officers forced to collect a certain amount of revenue through traffic enforcement, or risk losing their jobs.

Over the weekend, 4 more state troopers from Tennessee exposed their department for enforcing a quota system. There would be many more according to the troopers, but their fellow cops are afraid to speak up for fear of retaliation.

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Maybe instead of shooting peoples' dogs they can ticket them under the leash laws? That might ease the tensions somewhat!

Mar 10 08:01

A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering

In case you’re not familiar with SSL and its successor TLS, what you should know is that they're the most important security protocols on the Internet. In a world full of untrusted networks, SSL and TLS are what makes modern communication possible.

Or rather, that’s the theory. In practice, SSL and TLS have been a more like a work in progress. In part this is because they were developed during an era when modern cryptographic best practices weren't nailed down yet. But more to the point: it's because even when the crypto is right, many software implementations still get things wrong.

With all that in mind, there’s a third aspect of SSL/TLS that doesn't get nearly as much attention. That is: the SSL protocol itself was deliberately designed to be broken.

Let me explain what I mean by that.

Mar 10 07:12

The Origin of the ‘New Cold War’

To start with: the ‘new Cold War,’ against Russia, is something of a misnomer, because it differs from the original version, against the U.S.S.R., in that it’s already a hot war, which started in Ukraine as being the key proxy-state for the American Government’s chief foreign-policy aim, of defeating Russia; and it’s a war that is very bloody, and widely lied-about in both the U.S. and Europe, but that is discussed in Russia as if it were somehow the result of mere errors by Western powers, when in fact all of the Western leaders knew from the get-go that this was intended to be a lynching of Russia by Uncle Sam, and when the EU have been going along with this aim because the U.S. aristocracy supposedly have the interests of European aristocrats in mind and not only their own: it’s ’the Western Alliance,’ after all.

Mar 10 07:05

Britain's divided decade: the rich are 64% richer than before the recession, while the poor are 57% poorer

The gap between richest and poorest has dramatically widened in the past decade as wealthy households paid off their debts and piled up savings following the financial crisis, a report warns today.

By contrast, the worst-off families are far less financially secure than before the recession triggered by the near- collapse of several major banks. They have an average of less than a week’s pay set aside and are more often in the red.

Mar 10 04:43

Zarif to U.S. senators: You are ignorant of international law

Mohammad Javad Zarif said the letter lacks “legal validity” and shows that the signatories of the letter are “ignorant of international law”

“In our view this letter has no legal validity and is just a propaganda scheme,” Zarif noted.

Zarif said it is surprising that while nuclear talks have not reached a result yet pressure groups in the U.S. have become so “worried” that they have resorted to any “unconventional way” to kill it

The letter proved that “like” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu these senators “are opposed to any deal”.

(*The letter proves that there was One Big Sucking Sound coming from The Halls Of Congress after The Netanyahu speech , in said halls )

Mar 10 04:20

Did 47 U.S. Senators Just Commit Treason ?

Did 47 U.S. Senators Just Commit Treason By Attempting to Sabotage Iran Deal?

According to the U.S. legal code, the definition of treason is fairly specific:

Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.

Mar 10 03:57

Joe Biden responds to Republican senators

“False” and “dangerous”—Joe Biden responds to Republican senators’ Iran letter

(*an open comment to the VPOTUS
Very descriptive words there , Joe . Time to broaden your vocabulary , allow me;
-treachery
-disloyalty
-betrayal
-faithlessness
-sedition
-subversion
-mutiny
-rebellion
-high treason
lèse-majesté
-apostasy
-literaryperfidy
Now get out there and start defending The American People !)

Mar 10 03:31

Deli Customers Dragged into Chicago’s Secret Prison by Masked Police

If you were unaware, Homan Square is a secret prison where people have been tortured and killed by the Chicago police, bringing up images of Guantanamo Bay in the minds of many.

Mar 10 03:30

Republicans Warn Iran -- and Obama -- That Deal Won't Last

A group of 47 Republican senators has written an open letter to Iran's leaders warning them that any nuclear deal they sign with President Barack Obama's administration won’t last after Obama leaves office.Organized by freshman Senator Tom Cotton and signed by the chamber's entire party leadership as well as potential 2016 presidential contenders Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, the letter is meant not just to discourage the Iranian regime from signing a deal but also to pressure the White House into giving Congress some authority over the process.

(*Essentially 'promising' War On Iran once Our Puppet is installed in 2016)

Mar 10 03:23

An Open Letter To The Leaders Of The Islamist Republic Of Iran

It has come to our attention while observing your nuclear negotiations with our government that you may not fully understand our constitutional system. Thus, we are writing to bring to your attention two features of our Constitution—the power to make binding international agreements and the different character of federal offices—which you should seriously consider as negotiations progress.

(*The Harvest of Netanyahu's Address to Congress . Complete with the signatures of all the traitors in congress .)

Mar 09 22:54

Victoria Grant on Canada's Debts

"It has become painfully obvious even for me, a 12-year-old Canadian, that we are being defrauded and robbed by the banking system and a complicit government." --Victoria Grant.

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Mar 09 15:40

From Libya to Italy in search of freedom

Graham Peebles decries the intolerance, paranoia and hate that greets people from Africa and the Middle East who risk life and limb to flee the hell that has become their wracked countries.

Mar 09 15:31

Capital Punishment

n the end, more than freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all—security, comfort, and freedom. When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to them, when the freedom they wished foremost was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.

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Mar 09 14:19

The Dow Is a Sham

Wim Grommen has been claiming for years that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is a sham, because it is manipulated to push up the market.

Investment manager and writer Barry Ritholtz notes today:

The venerable Dow … remains deeply flawed in its methodology, driven rather arbitrarily by the price weightings of its constituents rather than their market values.

Mar 09 14:18

Ex-CIA Officer Convicted of Leaking Secrets to Reporter

Mar 09 13:46

HEBDO U-TURN: In France Nearly 100 Jailed for ‘Defending Terrorism’ and Other Speech Crimes

As 21WIRE informed its readers back in January, the legacy of the Charlie Hebdo debacle will not benefit freedom of speech or freedom of the press, rather, it will be used in order to restrict it further.

Since the Hebdo feel-good rally in Paris, the fervor has died down, while French officials have been busy locking up its citizens for various ‘speech violations’, and other thought crimes.

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Mar 09 11:51

Military Presence on American Streets: South Carolina National Guard Drills Door-to-Door ”Wellness Checks”

In yet another example of the growing trend of the process of acclimatization of the general public to an open military presence on American streets as well as greater cooperation between the US Military and civilian law enforcement, South Carolina was recently the scene of a statewide “emergency preparedness” drill that incorporated both of these aspects in a visible form.

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Mar 09 10:52

#JeSuisAnti-Apartheid

Paris university shuts down Israeli apartheid event featuring Max Blumenthal

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Mar 09 10:24

NATO & the IMF Just Suffered a Disastrous Military Defeat

There’s no denying it: the IMF is the world’s foremost predatory lender. Every “loan” is a complete surrender of sovereignty in disguise, as attached to all that new-found digital credit, are bankster talons that lock into a nation’s soil, its resources, its inhabitants, its dignity, even its very national spirit.

Every country they enter is seemingly either turned into a zombified, debt-slave to DC and London(if they submit), or bombed into a fiery crisp, if they stand up and resist.

Mar 09 09:56

The Guardian’s Homan Square story was huge on the internet—but not in Chicago media

On Election Day just over a week ago, as this city’s reporters and editors focused on whether the incumbent mayor with ties to the White House would win big or be forced into a historic run-off, an out-of-town newspaper produced a startling account of alleged abuse at a police facility called Homan Square.

The blockbuster story, published in The Guardian and written by Brooklyn-based journalist Spencer Ackerman, described the warehouse as the “domestic equivalent of a CIA black site,” where secretive police units operate and detainees are “disappeared,” with no access to lawyers or relatives and no immediate record of their whereabouts.

With its comparisons to war-on-terror practices and allegations of police brutality, the story landed big on the internet, with well more than 100,000 social shares and write-ups across the Web. The one place it didn’t get much traction: Chicago media.

Mar 09 09:25

The White House Has Gone Full Doublespeak on Fast Track and the TPP

If the TPP is so great and if Fast Track would in fact enable more democratic oversight, why are the contents of either of them still not public?

Mar 09 08:44

The Relationship between Washington and ISIS: The Evidence

A central myth is that Washington now arms ‘moderate Syrian rebels’, to both overthrow the Syrian Government and supposedly defeat the ‘extremist rebels’. This claim became more important in 2014, when the rationale of US aggression against Syria shifted from ‘humanitarian intervention’ to a renewal of Bush’s ‘war on terror’.

A distinct controversy is whether the al Qaeda styled groups (especially Jabhat al Nusra and ISIS) have been generated as a sort of organic reaction to the repeated US interventions, or whether they are actually paid agents of Washington.

Mar 09 08:20

Seeing the Stasi Through NSA Eyes

“The NSA’s agenda is to control the government, and control the population"

Mar 09 08:13

VIDEO: ISRAELI SOLDIERS SET DOGS ON PALESTINIAN TEEN TO TEACH HIM A LESSON

A Palestinian boy, 16-year-old Hamzeh Abu Hashem, arrested for throwing stones at soldiers in December, was later threatened by two Israeli soldiers with their dogs. One of the dogs bit Hamzeh, who after being treated for dog bites at a hospital, was sentenced to six months in prison. The video, posted recently by a right-wing activist and former member of Israel’s parliament

Mar 09 08:13

Chicago Cops Have 3 Torture Sites. We Have One Month To Stop Them.

In one month Chicago elects a mayor. Neither the mayor nor his opponent in the April 7th runoff election have yet bothered to take a position on the existence of the Chicago Police Department’s 3 torture facilities. These are ‘Black Sites’ where the cops are allowed to take people they kidnapped, to hold them without charges and to torture them until they confess to felonies that involve serious jail time.

The Corporate Media has ignored this story. The local news outlets in Chicago have sent reporters to the Police Department who asked the cops if they were kidnapping people off the street and torturing them. The Police said No. So that was the end of their investigations.

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