Western Aggression: The Highest Form of Terrorism

By Edward S. Herman Zmagazine Aggression is arguably the highest form of terrorism as it invariably includes the frightening of the target populations and their leaders  as well as killing and destruction on a large scale.. The U.S. invaders of Iraq in 2003 proudly announced a “shock and awe” purpose in their opening assault, clearly […]

‘Eyewash’: How the CIA Deceives its own Workforce About Operations

By Greg Miller and Adam Goldman Washington Post Senior CIA officials have for years intentionally deceived parts of the agency workforce by transmitting internal memos that contain false information about operations and sources overseas, according to current and former U.S. officials who said the practice is known by the term “eyewash.” Agency veterans described the […]

Is Congress Declaring War on ISIS…or on You?

By Ron Paul Campaign for Liberty Passage of Senator Mitch McConnell’s authorization for war against ISIS will not only lead to perpetual US wars across the globe, it will also endanger our civil and economic liberties. The measure allows the president to place troops anywhere he determines ISIS is operating. Therefore, it could be used […]

Fair Use Economics: How Fair Use Makes Innovation Possible and Profitable

By Corynne Mcsherry Electronic Frontier Foundation Just over 30 years ago, the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in Sony v. Universal City Studios (usually referred to as the Sony/Betamax case), clearing the way for a technology company to sells its products (Betamaxes, and by extension, VCRs) even though they could potentially be used for […]

Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) State of the Union mystery

By Ed Schultz Economy in Crisis If implemented, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could undermine many of President Barack Obama’s landmark achievements and thus his legacy on jobs and economic recovery, health care access, financial reform – and close to Michigan’s heart – the U.S. auto industry rescue and more. The great mystery is why Obama […]

World Faces Wave of Epic Debt Defaults, Fears Central Bank Veteran

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard The Telegraph The global financial system has become dangerously unstable and faces an avalanche of bankruptcies that will test social and political stability, a leading monetary theorist has warned. “The situation is worse than it was in 2007. Our macroeconomic ammunition to fight downturns is essentially all used up,” said William White, […]

Journalist Reveals Tactics Brainwashing Industry Uses to Manipulate the Public

Vic Bishop The Daily Sheeple Our reality is carefully constructed by powerful corporate, political and special interest sources in order to covertly sway public opinion. Blatant lies are often televised regarding terrorism, food, war, health, etc. They are fashioned to sway public opinion and condition viewers to accept what have become destructive societal norms. The […]

The New Way Police are Surveilling You: Calculating Your Threat ‘Score’

By Justin Jouvenal Washington Post While officers raced to a recent 911 call about a man threatening his ex-girlfriend, a police operator in headquarters consulted software that scored the suspect’s potential for violence the way a bank might run a credit report. The program scoured billions of data points, including arrest reports, property records, commercial […]

Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?

By Ron Paul Campaignforliberty.org The nation’s attention turned to Oregon this week when a group calling itself Citizens for Constitutional Freedom seized control of part of a federal wildlife refuge. The citizens were protesting the harsh sentences given to members of the Hammond ranching family. The Hammonds were accused of allowing fires set on their […]

Why Does the U.S. Ignore Fluoride Toxicity in Drinking Water?

By Sally Painter Top Secret Writers The controversy over adding fluoride to the US drinking water supplies has been going on for nearly as long as the government has added the toxic chemicals since the 1940s. If fluoride is such a toxic chemical then why does the government mandate its use in community water supplies […]

Another High-profile Global Vaccine Conspiracy Exposed — This Time It’s the HPV Vaccine

By Catherine J. Frompovich www.activistpost.com As a researcher who’s been tracking vaccine issues, including scientific hijinks, since the 1980s, I cannot express what a pleasure it is to report the following unfolding vaccine geo-political drama. This alleged conspiratorial action is about the fourth or fifth one to break into daylight. Others include: the Simpsonwood Meeting […]

The Deceit About Being a ‘Republic’ Versus a ‘Democracy’ Washington’s Blog

By Eric Zuesse Washington’s Blog One of my recent articles at several sites, “Jimmy Carter Is Correct That the U.S. Is No Longer a Democracy” generated many reader-comments (such as here) saying things like, “The US has always been a republic. There are no true democracies in the modern world.” This will be my response to all who expressed that view: You miss […]

Employee Wellness Programs Not So Voluntary Anymore

By Rebecca Greenfield Bloomberg.com Dale Arnold, who worked for Wisconsin plastics maker Flambeau, chose not to take his work-sponsored health assessment and biometric screening. The company responded by pulling his insurance coverage. Like many employers, Flambeau uses a wellness program to cut insurance costs by encouraging healthy employee habits. In the past, submitting to on-site tests of blood pressure, body-mass, and cholesterol […]

Backyard Chickens Must Be Registered in North Carolina for Your Own Safety

By Daisy Luther As posted at The Organic Prepper There isn’t much that feels more self-reliant than going out to your backyard hen house to get fresh eggs for breakfast.  There’s no need for USDA approval, you know what your hens have been eating, and you don’t have to pay a premium price and hope […]

They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.”—They Live We’re living in two worlds, you and I. There’s the world we see (or are made to […]

Greece Succumbs to Imperialist Banksterism

By Greg Felton Counterpunch Almost 75 years ago, the government of Greece was on the receiving end of a humiliating ultimatum. On Oct. 28, 1940, the envoy of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, demanded that General Ioannis Metaxas, head of the Greek Council of State, permit Italian forces to occupy certain “strategic sites” and islands in Greece […]

Forced Vaccinations Part of HHS’s Healthy People 2020 ‘Decade of Vaccines’ Agenda

by Jonathan Benson, staff writer www.naturalnews.com (NaturalNews) We’re right smack-dab in the middle of the federal government’s “Decade of Vaccines” (2010-2020), and things couldn’t be moving any faster in the direction of total medical tyranny. California Governor Jerry Brown just signed into law SB 277 to force vaccines on nearly all school-age children; some members […]

Dictators and Billionaires Demand Creation of UN Tax Agency

By Alex Newman July 22, 2015 The New American As globalist forces and the international institutions they control openly prepare to plunder humanity’s wealth, Third World dictators and tax-funded “civil society” groups have stepped up their demands for a United Nations tax authority— supposedly to ensure that they all get their “fair share” of the loot from […]

Why Does the “War on Terror” Serve Western Policy?

By Jay Dyer Jays Analysis July 19, 2015 From Benghazi to Turkey, the ISIS “supply lines” are directly from NATO-controlled territory, and apparently it never occurs to the minds of western media to ask where, in fact, the so-called Islamic State obtains their arms.  The reason for this is obvious, as it would demonstrate that the […]

UN Agenda 21 Still Advancing Worldwide

By Bruce Tanner July 19, 2015 Activist Post We have before us the opportunity to forge for ourselves and for future generations a new world order — a world where the rule of law, not the law of the jungle, governs the conduct of nations. When we are successful — and we will be — […]

A Robot Has Passed a Self-Awareness Test

By Christopher Hooton July 17, 2015 The Independent A robot in New York has passed the classic King’s Wise Men puzzle which serves as a test of the awareness of the self.

Texas Launches Gold-backed Bank, Challenging Federal Reserve

By Alex Newman The New American July 15, 2015 The State of Texas is setting up a gold-backed bank that will allow depositors to bypass the controversial Federal Reserve System and its fiat currency in banking and commerce, according to the state representative who authored the recently enacted law. Under the measure, passed overwhelmingly by […]

China and America: The Most Toxic Relationship

By Daniel Mills July 17, 2015 Economy In Crisis The country of China has found a loophole in the World Trade Organization (WTO) laws and has once again found a way to one-up America. The communist country has created a law that allows them to ban any foreign imports and pushing out U.S. technology companies from China. […]

Blood & Fog: The Military’s Germ Warfare Tests in San Francisco

By Rebecca Kreston | June 28, 2015 2:10 pm Discover The Nuremberg Code was drafted in 1947 following the appalling revelations of human experimentation committed in Nazi concentration camps. The overarching goal of the Code was to establish a set of rules for the ethical conduct of research using human subjects, guaranteeing that the rights and welfare […]

The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech

By John Whitehead June 29, 2015 The Rutherford Institute “If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there is such a thing as war. If the government is inefficient, top-heavy, and tax-mad, better […]

Revolution Inc.

By Jay008 May 8, 2015 Soul of the East For millennia rulers have governed through stoking of fear of internal and external threats. While in tribal societies the external (and sometimes internal) threat was very real, the plebeian mind remained fixated on the dialectic of “we good, they bad.” Today man is no different – what is different is that the halls […]

The Real War on the Middle Class

By Ron Paul April 26, 2015 Ron Paul Institute One of the great ironies of American politics is that most politicians who talk about helping the middle class support policies that, by expanding the welfare-warfare state, are harmful to middle-class Americans. Eliminating the welfare-warfare state would benefit middle-class Americans by freeing them from exorbitant federal […]

Free-Speech Farce

By Daniel Spalding January 30, 2015 Soul of the East While now receding into the background of international outrages, the early January mass shooting of several Charlie Hebdo cartoonists in Paris, purportedly by a cell of jihadists, set off a furor about freedom of speech in the West. Western leaders and social media trendies righteously vowed they would cower […]

Turing Test Breakthrough as Super-Computer Becomes First to Convince Us it’s Human

By Andrew Griffin June 8, 2014 The Independent A programme that convinced humans that it was a 13-year-old boy has become the first computer ever to pass the Turing Test. The test — which requires that computers are indistinguishable from humans — is considered a landmark in the development of artificial intelligence, but academics have […]

American Fascism

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. January 20, 2014 Ron Paul Institute We know about the transformation of the American police, with their paramilitary equipment, their SWAT team raids, and incentive to terrorize people over drug offenses rather than pursue crimes against person and property. We know about the National Security Agency, which can access every […]

I Worked on the US Drone Program – The Public Should Know What Really Goes On

By Heather Linebaugh December 29, 2013 The Guardian Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I’d start with: “How many women and children have you seen incinerated by a Hellfire missile?” And: “How many men have […]

The Globalization of NATO: Military Doctrine of Global Warfare

By mahdi darius nazemroaya November 26, 2013 Ron Paul Institute The world is enveloped in a blanket of perpetual conflict. Invasions, occupation, illicit sanctions, and regime change have become currencies and orders of the day. One organization – the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) – is repeatedly, and very controversially, involved in some form or another […]

AFRICOM: The US Pivot to Africa

By Nick Turse September 29, 2013 Ron Paul Institute They’re involved in Algeria and Angola, Benin and Botswana, Burkina Faso and Burundi, Cameroon and the Cape Verde Islands.  And that’s just the ABCs of the situation.  Skip to the end of the alphabet and the story remains the same: Senegal and the Seychelles, Togo and Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.  From […]