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Mar 07 14:15

Really Hillary? One Of Her Secret, Illegal E-Mail Addresses Was mau_suit@clintonemail.com

Hillary Clinton wants everyone to read her email so badly, she created ten secret personal email accounts to keep all of her communications hidden from government, and thus, public oversight… but that last one just stands out a bit too much.

Mar 07 12:05

Two Police Commanders Resign, City Court Clerk Fired In Ferguson

March 07, 2015 - There is fresh fall-out in Ferguson, Missouri following the scathing report identifying patterns of discrimination in the city's police department. Two veteran police commanders have resigned and a city court clerk was fired, following what officials are calling a series of racist e-mails. Vinita Nair reports.

Mar 07 12:04

People require ‘safety beyond policing’ – civil rights advocate on NYPD ‘stop-and-frisk’ program

In the face of criticism against several police departments, New York City cops are revamping their controversial stop-and-frisk program. However, civil rights proponents and New Yorkers in general do not believe that the NYPD are making any real effort with these changes.

Mar 07 11:59

NYPD Says Innocent, Unarmed People Shot By Cops Are ‘Walking Into Police Bullets’

New York Police Department official Zachary Tumin has been placed in charge of the NYPD’s social media p?r?e?s?e?n?c?e? propaganda. But the Deputy Commissioner doesn’t seem to be helping things for the infamously militarized police department that former Mayor Bloomberg rightly termed a “private army.” Recently, Tumin gave the world a glimpse into the warped psyche of police brutality. He tweeted that innocent people shot by cops have “gone off their meds” and are “walking into police bullets.”

Mar 07 10:30

A candidate's suicide and a plea for cleaner politics

We end the week with a funeral eulogy for a candidate who killed himself. (*[<?]@*! !)

Mar 07 10:07

Scott Walker’s Secret Weapon

Wisconsin’s governor wouldn’t be a conservative superstar without his state’s Legislature.

MADISON, Wisconsin—Scott Walker loves the haters. In recent years as Wisconsin has moved further to the right, the mild-mannered preacher’s son has become in the eyes of his opponents an icon of all that is evil—and he seems to relish it. On the stump, the governor is fond of talking up the fact that he’s “the No. 1 target in America of the labor unions and many others on the left,” and the hecklers that seem willing to follow him to the ends of the Earth give him a chance to flex his conservative muscles. They feed the perception that in Wisconsin, it was Walker against the world, and Walker won.

Next week Gov. Walker is expected to sign right-to-work legislation that will burnish his reputation as a bold fighter who stood against the hordes and remains unvanquished.

(*We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, ... )

Mar 07 09:37

Rick Perry Staffs Up as Allies Launch Super PAC

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Allies of former Gov. Rick Perry have launched a super PAC that can raise unlimited amounts of money to boost the likely 2016 candidate, one of several signs that his presidential apparatus is kicking into high gear.

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Mar 07 08:18

Two days into Boston Marathon bombing trial, defense already facing challenges

Before testimony began on Thursday, Tsarnaev’s lawyers complained to Judge George O’Toole that survivors’ testimony from Wednesday was too gruesome and should be limited. Defense attorney David Bruck argued that under federal death penalty law, victim-impact testimony is supposed to be presented during the sentencing phase of the trial.

Prosecutors countered that the survivors were not giving victim-impact testimony, instead merely describing what they saw on the day. Judge O’Toole ultimately agreed with prosecutors and refused to limit survivors’ testimony.

(*Release The Kangaroos !)

Mar 07 08:10

As Boston Marathon Bomber Admits Guilt, FBI Sued for Killing Friend of Tsarnaevs in Florida

On the trial’s first day, defense attorneys acknowledged their client’s role in the bombings, but said he was heavily influenced by his older brother. The trial comes as the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Florida has announced it will sue the FBI for $30 million on behalf of the family of an unarmed Chechen man killed during questioning over his ties to the Tsarnaev brothers. The FBI says an agent shot Ibragim Todashev in self-defense after Todashev attacked him, but his parents have accused the FBI of killing their son "in cold blood."

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Mar 07 07:45

US mom faces prison sentence for blocking son’s circumcision

A mother who has taken flight with her son to prevent his circumcision could face a prison sentence if she fails have the boy undergo the procedure, a judge ruled, in a case that has become a rallying cry for ‘intactivists.’

The case, which began as a domestic dispute between Heather Hironimus and her husband, Dennis Nebus, over whether or not to circumcise their four-year-old son, has caught the attention of circumcision opponents, who call themselves ‘intactivists,’ as the courts have intervened in the matter.

Mar 07 07:38

Veteran US journalist slams Israeli propaganda

Veteran US journalist and former CNN anchor Jim Clancy has spoken out against the Israeli media less than two months after stepping down from the news network following his anti-Israeli tweets.

Clancy told Lebanese journalists in Beirut on Friday that the Israeli media is particularly well-funded and is acting in an organized manner in their propaganda campaign, according to The Daily Star.

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Mar 07 07:08

JINSA MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Generals to Release Task Force Report on 2014 Conflict in Gaza

In the fall of 2014, JINSA commissioned a high-level delegation of retired U.S. Generals to visit Israel and conduct a balanced, independent assessment of the conduct of the Israeli military and Hamas during the summer 2014 conflict in Gaza. The delegation's landmark report will provide an expert account of conduct during the conflict and offer lessons learned for future U.S. operations against hybrid, non-state forces in urban environments.

Mar 07 06:51

Beware of Savior Merkel

A few days ago, The International New York Times published an interesting op-ed by German journalist Jochen Bittner, who is a political editor at the staunch pro-American newspaper Die Zeit and a contributing opinion writer for The International New York Times.

If you read Bittner’s article, you will understand why other journalists are wondering which drugs the guys at Die Zeit are taking.

Bittner is worried that “our enlightened societies” suffer from an “autoimmune disease.” This is evident from the reluctance to support a war against Russia, the widespread opposition to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the election of an “anti-globalization” government in Greece.

Thus, the German journalist comes to the conclusion that the West urgently needs “a dose of the Kennedy spirit.” And according to Bittner, there is only one Western leader left who has what it takes to save us:

Mar 07 06:50

Germany spy agency's new, unfinished HQ left partially flooded after thieves steal water faucets from building

It's been dubbed Germany's Watergate. The nation's spy agency has been hit by an embarrassing leak — after thieves broke into its under-construction HQ and stole water faucets.

The BND intelligence service's brand new building in Berlin was left partially flooded after the raid, reports the BBC. The clean-up operation is expected to cost millions of dollars.

Mar 07 06:49

Assets of Two Russian Banks Frozen in US

The Wall Street Journal reported that banks controlled by three billionaire friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin had seen about $640 million of assets frozen in the US

Mar 07 06:29

'Excessive and Unprecedented': Canada's Privacy Commissioner Sounds Alarm on Sweeping Anti-Terrorism Legislation

'In a country governed by the rule of law, it should not be left for national security and other government agencies to determine the limits of their own powers.'—Commissioner Daniel Therrien

Mar 07 06:22

Ohio State to require proof of vaccinations for incoming students

New Ohio State University students will have to prove that they’ve had shots to protect against a list of vaccine-preventable illnesses.

The vaccine requirement, which starts in August, comes almost a year after a mumps outbreak on and near campus sickened almost 500 people. A later measles outbreak north of central Ohio amplified discussions about boosting immunization rates throughout the state, including at universities and colleges.

Mar 07 05:02

Wireless Charging: A Surprising New Way To Track You

We don’t normally think of charging our phones as a two-way street.

Plug in your device and you get energy, end of story. The most you’ll pay is a few more dimes on your electricity bill, and that’s if you’re at home.

But in a public space like an airport or cafe where free, wireless charging stations are now being set up by Powermat , the price will be a little bit of your data.

Mar 07 04:23

New Mexico students walk out in protest of Common Core standards

Opponents say the exams distract from real learning, put added stress on students and staff members, and waste resources, especially in poor districts.

Parents and students in Colorado, Pennsylvania and New York have already opted out of the exams. Others are lobbying lawmakers and education officials for change.

In Florida last week, Gov. Rick Scott suspended spring testing for 11th graders.

In New Mexico, a few hundred students at Albuquerque High School joined the walkout despite warnings from administrators that they could face discipline. About 100 other students at nearby Highland High School also left class as testing began.

(*That was earlier this week)

Mar 06 21:34

Over 20 Trans Pacific Partnership protests in action

Protests are expected in more than 20 towns and cities today against a proposed trans-Pacific trade and investment treaty.

Critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) said the treaty, planned for 12 countries including the USA, Japan, Singapore and Australia, was shrouded in secrecy and was a "corporate power grab."

Supporters of the TPPA, including New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the deal would deepen economic ties and open up trade, boost investment flows, and promote closer economic and regulatory co-operation.

Protesters planned to gather in up to 23 centres, including all New Zealand's largest cities. Demonstrations in Auckland, Wellington and Hamilton were scheduled to start at 1pm and others were already underway.

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Mar 06 18:06

Must See: “The America You Believe You Live In… Is Not A Reality”

The State has become a complete burden on the people and is a vicious master that seems to get away with anything it wants. Some Americans are now being forced to even pay the debts of their dead parents.

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Mar 06 16:21

Greece Proposes To Become A Tax-Collecting Police State: Will "Wire" Tourists And Unleash Them As "Tax Inspectors"

"We propose the following: that large numbers of non-professional inspectors are hired on a strictly short-term, casual basis (no longer than two months, and without any prospect of being rehired) to pose, after some basic The very 'news' that thousands of casual "onlookers" are everywhere, bearing audio and video recording equipment on behalf of the tax authorities, has the capacity to shift attitudes very quickly, spreading a sense of justice across society and engendering a new tax compliance culture - especially if combined with the appropriate communication of the simple message that the time has come for everyone to share the burden of public services and goods."

- Yanis Varoufakis

Mar 06 16:20

Western Medicine Under Fire: The Death of Informed Consent

Jefferey Jaxen
Activist Post

A monumental ethical issue is hovering over the entire medical establishment in the United States that threatens its integrity and trust. The human element is being removed from the equation, replaced by computers to give us our options, and legislation to remove our choice. Somewhere in the shuffle, the individual’s informed consent was broken down, lost in the paperwork, and made irrelevant...

Mar 06 14:40

Cleveland Says Tamir Rice's Death His Own Fault

March 05, 2015 - The family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by Cleveland police, say they are in disbelief at the city's defense.

Mar 06 14:33

Snowden asks political asylum in Switzerland

The former CIA agent and NSA leaker made a public appela for assylum in Switzerland saying that sees this country as a great political option because it has a history of neutrality

Mar 06 14:26

Gold Mine: Hillary Clinton’s Brother Granted Super-Rare Mining Permit from Haiti After State Dept. Sent Country Billions

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s brother, Tony Rodham, sat on the board of a self-described mining company that in 2012 received one of only two “gold exploitation permits” from the Haitian government—the first issued in over 50 years. The tiny North Carolina company, VCS Mining, also included on its board Bill Clinton’s co-chair of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC), former Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive.

Mar 06 10:24

Don Young Suggests Wolves Could Help Get Rid Of Homeless People

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) suggested Thursday that the solution to homelessness is wolves.

Young made the comment during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing during an exchange with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. He was arguing that gray wolves should be taken off the endangered species list, criticizing the National Park Service and his congressional colleagues who seek to protect the animals.

“How many of you have got wolves in your district? None. None. Not one," Young said, calling the gray wolf "a predator."

“We've got 79 congressmen sending you a letter, they haven’t got a damn wolf in their whole district,” Young added. “I’d like to introduce them in your district. If I introduced them in your district, you wouldn’t have a homeless problem anymore.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Has this man gone absolutely barking mad, to have made that statement in a congressional hearing?!?

IF he ever says that he was quoted out of context, and proclaims that this was "only a joke" about homelessness, it is a pretty sick one.

Mar 06 10:11

No Such Thing as Free Speech with “Holocaust Denial”

Sylvia Stolz is an outspoken, 51-year-old lawyer in Germany. At the end of February 2015, she was condemned by Judge Martin Rieder of the Munich State Court to 20 months in prison for alleged denial of the so-called Jewish holocaust during World War II, and for “inciting racial hatred.” But there is just one problem with Stolz’s “guilt”: she never denied anything.

Judge Rieder, however, in true clairvoyant fashion, claimed to find the criminal act in what he said was the “meaning and purpose” of a talk Stolz gave in 2012 at a public conference in Switzerland, albeit the “denial” was “not at all so openly addressed.” Instead of judging words and actions, he presumed to judge an unspoken intent—the ultimate in thought-crime prosecution.

Mar 06 08:52

Cop Pulls Shotgun and Taunts Protesters: ‘Are You Scared? Are You Scared?

Recently, the NYPD pledged to stop policing protests with machine guns. But the Port Authority has decided that tactical shotguns are still a must to keep peaceful demonstrators in line. Not only that, but Friday night, as protesters converged on Penn Station, armed only with banners and pictures as they recited the names of people who have been killed at the hands of the NYPD, one cop decided to pull a shotgun on them.

The protesters were non-violent throughout the demonstration, but the officer taunted them, saying “are you scared? Are you scared?” as he brandished the tactical shotgun, trying to intimidate them.

As the group of protesters spanned lanes of incoming traffic several Port Authority police had approached them, according to activist Patrick Waldo. He recounts “the officer with the gun was one of the first that I noticed. He actually had [finger]-on-the trigger, shotgun up in the air. We were all like, whoa whoa whoa, take it easy!”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Memo to New Yorkers: if you can leave this city, do so now.

Your city's police, even if you are doing absolutely nothing wrong, already hate your guts. You, your kids, and those you love are all "potential criminals", in a country where laws have moved from strict adherence to the Constitution and Bill of Rights right down into the legal gutter of "Code Napoleon" law, where all suspects are believed guilty until proven innocent.

IF this is how NYPD interprets the phrase "to protect and serve", every single New Yorker, even grandmothers knitting in their own homes, are utterly without any protection whatsoever,and potentially in a world of hurt, no matter how innocently and quietly they live their lives.

The right to peaceful assembly and protest no longer exists in this country, even though it is guaranteed by law.

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Mar 06 08:42

Common Core rebellion: Thousands of HS students walk out over test

Two New Mexico high school students who organized what became thousands of kids to walk out of class this week appeared on national TV Thursday to explain why they did it — and describe the ugly reality that is Common Core.

Students across the country are required to take an annual Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC test, which is aligned with Common Core standards. For students in New Mexico, scoring on PARCC exams determine 50 percent of their grade.

The tests “don’t encompass the learning styles of many different other students and that kind of leaves people out,” Guiney added.

He predicted that if all schools switch to the Common Core teaching style the PARCC tests are geared to, “some students are going to stop going to school.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The tests are not about education, and critical thinking; they are about indoctrination, and having a work force incapable of thinking for itself, which is the agenda nearest and dearest to the heart of the US Federal Government and Department of Education.

I know a number of small independent schools here in Hawaii who are not teaching Common Core standards, and it is their kids who have the best chances at being accepted at the college of their choice, finishing well, and doing well in life.

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Mar 06 08:36

[BANNED VIDEO] Police Gone Wild: Domestic Terrorist Edition [2014 Full Documentary]

Webmaster's Commentary: 

People arrested for selling lemonade and blowing bubbles. Wrong houses raided, pets killed, in one case they did a SWAT raid looking for some stolen live fish! The documentary is long but worth watching, saving a local copy of, and sending all over your social media right now.

Mar 06 08:34

Parents who let kids walk home alone found responsible for 'unsubstantiated' neglect

The Maryland parents under investigation over letting their children walk home by themselves have been found "responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect" by local child protective services.

Danielle and Alexander Meitiv said they received a letter last weekend notifying them of the Feb. 20 decision in a case that has garnered national debate over parenting styles and philosophy. They plan to appeal the finding but said they first consulted with an attorney before commenting publicly Monday.

Officials began investigating Meitiv and her husband after someone called police last Dec. 20 to report that their children — Rafi, 10, and Dvora, 6 — were walking home from a playground about a mile away from their house in Silver Spring, a Maryland suburb outside Washington, D.C.

Police had also received an anonymous call about the kids two months earlier, on Oct. 27, after the kids were playing at a closer park, just blocks away from their home. That case was later dropped by CPS.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It is obvious that Maryland's CPS is at war with the families of that state, just as the CPS departments are at war with families nation-wide.

And can someone please tell me how the sam hill the state can charge the parents with "unsubstantiated child neglect"?!? The word "unsubstantiated means that there is no tangible proof of child neglect.

These people appear to be good parents; they just need to be at their jobs during the day, as millions of other American parents need to be. Does that make all these parents bad parents, particularly if they have done the "due diligence" to insure that when they settle into a neighborhood, if they have, or are planning to have kids, that the neighborhood is safe?!?

I think not.

And what, pray tell, is the Maryland CPS doing about police brutality against inner city kids who deal with violence perpetrated by school cops?!? As reported this January by wbaltv.com:

he 11 News I-Team has obtained video of a violent scuffle between a school police officer and three middle school girls, and it brings into question whether the officer's use of force was justified. Tashona Neals' daughter, Diamond, after a fight inside Vanguard Middle School in October. The girls had to be taken to a hospital, and their children were sent to alternative schools. A gash in a forehead and blood on a shirt is not what any parent expects to happen to a child, especially at school. "She had six stitches. No, I'm sorry -- 10. Four on the inside and six on the outside," said Tashona Neals, the mother of 13-year-old Diamond. The girl's injuries came at the end of October inside Vanguard Collegiate Middle School in northeast Baltimore. What happened that day was captured on the school system's surveillance cameras. The altercation started when Diamond's cousin, Starr, had an encounter with the school police officer, who could be seen on the video looking up a stairway. "Starr said they was changing classes," said Vanessa Ward, Starr's grandmother. "The officer was hollering at her and said, 'Little girl, get down here.' And so Starr said, 'My name is not little girl, it's Starr.' Starr came on down the steps, and Starr said that's when the officer grabbed her." The video shows the officer push Starr against a wall. Starr's sister, who was also a student at the school, said she heard there was a fight.

So what the hell is the Maryland CPS doing to protect kids like this from the real probability of physical abuse they face from school police, who very obviously have had zero training in walking and talking back confrontational behaviour?!? One big, fat, hairy NOTHING.

For Maryland's CPS's perspective the Meitiv family was a "safe" target to attempt to label as neglectful, as a means of scaring other families in the situation where no family member was available to walk or drive their kids to, and from school.

But for a kid like Diamond Neals, who desperately needed to feel safe and protected at her school, Maryland's CPS doesn't give a rat's anus. Otherwise, there would be intensive training to school police about avoiding confrontation, which sure as hell hasn't happened.

Mar 06 08:33

How Thatcher’s Government Covered Up a VIP Pedophile Ring

A newspaper editor was handed startling evidence that Britain’s top law enforcement official knew there was a VIP pedophile network in Westminster, at the heart of the British government. What happened next in the summer of 1984 helps to explain how shocking allegations of rape and murder against some of the country’s most powerful men went unchecked for decades.

Less than 24 hours after starting to inquire about the dossier presented to him by a senior Labour Party politician, the editor was confronted in his office by a furious member of parliament who threatened him and demanded the documents. “He was frothing at the mouth and really shouting and spitting in my face,” Don Hale told The Daily Beast. “He was straight at me like a raging lion; he was ready to knock me through the wall.”

Mar 06 08:30

BBC News: Gilad Atzmon gig cancellation criticised

A venue that cancelled a gig by controversial jazz saxophonist Gilad Atzmon has been criticised for giving in to bullying.

Manchester's Royal Northern College of Music denied scrapping the concert by the Israeli-born star was "political", and said it was for safety reasons.

A petition by the North West Friends of Israel called for the gig to be pulled, claiming Atzmon is anti-Semitic.

Mar 06 08:22

Did The BLS Once Again Forget To Count The Tens Of Thousands Of Energy Job Losses?

A month ago we asked if the "BLS Forget To Count Thousands Of Energy Job Losses" when as we showed, the BLS reported that only 1,900 jobs were lost in the entire oil and gas extraction space, which was a vast underestimation of what is taking place in reality, when compared to not only corporate layoff announcements, but what Challenger had reported was going on in the shale patch, when it calculated that some 21,300 jobs were lost in January in just the energy sector.

Today we ask again: did the BLS once more forget to add the now tens of thousands of jobs lost in the US energy sector? We ask because the divergence is getting, frankly, ridiculous.

Mar 06 08:19

CPS CHARGES PARENTS WITH ‘NEGLECT’ FOR ALLOWING KIDS TO WALK HOME FROM PLAYGROUND

The Maryland parents under investigation over letting their children walk home by themselves have been found "responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect" by local child protective services. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv said they received a letter last weekend notifying them of the Feb. 20 decision in a case that has garnered national debate over parenting styles and philosophy. They plan to appeal the finding but said they first consulted with an attorney before commenting publicly Monday.

Mar 06 08:14

Nuland Lied to Congress about Phantom Russian Hoards in Ukraine

Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland represents the worst of America’s dark side. Her rap sheet reads like convicted Nazis hanged for high crimes against peace.

Mar 06 08:07

Tsarnaev attorney: 'It was him'

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney made one thing clear during her opening statement in the Boston Marathon bombing trial: He did it.

"It was him," defense attorney Judy Clarke told jurors.

Tsarnaev carried one of the pressure cooker bombs on April 15, 2013, and placed it near the finish line, she said. He was there when a police officer was killed. He was involved in a shootout with police.

(*I imagine at that point , Dzhokhar realized it was too late to ask for a refund of his Lawyer Retainer Fee . )

Mar 06 07:47

Students accused of rape have too many rights, say some at campus rape panel

A “Confronting Campus Rape” discussion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Monday night delved into the rights of the accused versus the rights of the accuser, a panel discussion during which participants suggested campus rape victims are largely mistreated and dismissed.

Some in the audience even suggested that the accused should not be innocent until proven guilty, and the emotionally charged talk included suggestions by UW-Madison professor Anne McClintock that “men on campus … are at greater risk of being assaulted on campus than they are of being falsely accused of a rape” and that “this university does expel students for plagiarism, but not for rape.”

A UW-Madison student on the panel who described herself as a rape survivor said she had, however, successfully gotten the first male student ever expelled from UW-Madison for rape.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The US tried this back in the 1990s, creating a non-existent rape crisis and hysteria, to turn women and men against each other in the usual divide and conquer tactics used to prevent the American people from uniting against the real threat to them; the US Government itself and the predations of the Federal reserve. During the 1990s, militant feminism made rape the second most falsely reported crime in America, according to the FBI's Supplemental Crime Statistics.

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Mar 06 07:28

This state thinks teaching US history is dangerous

Not enough American exceptionalism

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Mar 06 07:07

google search; Marathon Trial

(*Find a story that presents "evidence" against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev , or anybody else . These witnesses are recalling tragic memories , but absolutely NOTHING that could be considered EVIDENCE , over in The Honerable Captain Kangaroo's Court Room .)

Mar 06 06:40

Who Killed Boris Nemtsov…and Eight Other People Opposed to Vladimir Putin?

The murder of Boris Nemtsov has polarized Russia. Those who support Putin insinuate that the murder was carried out to implicate Putin, to tarnish his image in some way. Those who don’t support him quite simply seem to think that even though he certainly didn’t pull the trigger, he sanctioned the killing.

Around the world, the lines are a little more blurred. Those two camps still exist, but others are emerging, such as the CIA being responsible in the hope of causing internal strife within Russia.

Mar 06 06:38

While Obama Guts The U.S. Military, Russia Prepares For War

The Russian military and the U.S. military are going in two very different directions. Military spending in Russia is increasing by a whopping 33 percent this year alone, and the Russians are feverishly preparing as if a major war with the United States is inevitable. But despite the fact that the conflict in Ukraine has raised tensions with Russia to Cold War levels, the Obama administration is still acting as if we were living in a “post-Cold War” era. Even while the Russians are arming themselves to the teeth, the U.S. military is being gutted. In fact, the U.S. Army is in the process of being cut down to the smallest size that we have seen since the end of World War II, and the U.S. Navy is already the smallest that it has been since World War I. There is very little political debate about this gutting of our military at the moment, but someday we may look back and bitterly regret not being more prepared.

Mar 06 06:26

ISIS militants 'bulldozed' ancient archaeological site, Iraqi ministry says

(*POP QUIZ: Which country in the region uses BULLDOZERS to destroy property , mosques , infrastructure ,etc. in Palestine ?)

WEBMASTER ADDITION: Another propaganda stunt. ISIS is a fake enemy made by the US, like Al Qaefda was. Otherwise, why would ISIS, already short of applies and manpower, waste resources on such an action, unless their real goal is to anger people enough to support wars in every nation where the US claims ISIS is without stopping to remember all the other lies and hoaxes the US has used to start wars in the past?

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Mar 05 21:00

FBI’s ‘Smoking Gun’ Video of Boston Marathon Bombing Doesn’t Exist

What do former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, an appeals court justice, several potential members of the Boston Marathon bombing jury and thousands of regular Americans have in common?

They all believe that they’ve seen a video of accused bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropping a deadly backpack behind victims at the marathon on April 15, 2013—a video his defense said “does NOT actually exist.”

In a pre-trial hearing yesterday, Tsarnaev defense attorney David Bruck argued that the April 18, 2013, press conference in which former Boston FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard DesLauriers identified the brothers should be excluded from evidence. That, he argued, is because the FBI agent described the video footage that doesn’t really exist, which subsequently was used to convict Tsarnaev in the media.

Mar 05 20:25

Ignore the Drumbeat of Doom, the NSA’s Call Records Program Didn’t Stop a Single Terrorist Attack

Do you hear that? It's starting.

The predictable drumbeat of dire warnings about what will happen if portions of the Patriot Act – the post-9/11 law being used to conduct controversial NSA dragnet surveillance – are allowed to expire on June 1 has already begun.

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Mar 05 16:29

The last thing the Grand Canyon needs is a super mall!

Property developers want to build a super-mall smack dab in the middle of one of America's most breath-taking world heritage sites, the Grand Canyon. The mall would include an IMAX, shops, hotels and fast food cafes. The National Park Service has called the plans 'a travesty'.

The ludicrous project is being proposed by property developers Confluence Partners as a way to make more money from the millions of people who want to see one of nature's greatest marvels.

We cannot let big business get away with monetizing our national parks! The company is already facing huge outrage over the plan from many sides. If thousands of SumOfUs members speak out about this monstrosity, it will be forced to back down.

Tell Confluence Partners to keep its hands off the Grand Canyon!

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Mar 05 15:45

Federal appeals court:It's OK if police officers sleep with victims during investigations.

Federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against Glendale on Thursday by a man who said he was wrongly prosecuted because his estranged wife was having an affair with a police officer on the case. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals condemned the police officer’s conduct but said the arrest and prosecution were warranted by the evidence.

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