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"Off the Record" Meetings with DOJ Exposes Deep Subservience of DC Press Corps

While some news outlets are lining up to attend a series of "off the record" media briefings with the Department of Justice, others are...

Police arrest 12 in Chicago protest

Demonstrators hold pipe-wrapped hands during a protest in Chicago, Illinois on May 29, 2013. Twelve protesters have been arrested at an immigration demonstration in...

Congressional research: cost of tax breaks $12 trln, benefits mostly rich

As the federal government continues to struggle with its deficit, a new study has found that the top ten US tax deductions, credits and...

‘US invite, slap in face of Rohingyas’

Myanmar President Thein Seinâ„¢s invitation to the United States is a slap in the face of the Rohingya Muslims, a prominent activist tells Press...

The Cold War Redux?

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_cold_war_redux_20130530/ Posted on May 30, 2013 By Michael T....

"Conservative" Magazine Counsels Rand Paul to Join the CFR

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is currently on his nationwide “I’m probably running for president” tour. He’s made the requisite stops in the early election...

Rebel rehab: Former Gitmo prisoners to be ‘de-programmed’ in Yemen

Yemen is demanding $20 million from the US to build a rehab center for former Guantanamo detainees that would be extradited to the country....

A Big Win for Seattle Teachers

On Monday, May 13, Seattle Schools Superintendent Jose Banda announced that “High schools may opt out of MAP in 2013-14.” This announcement was greeted...

Tea Party Strikes Back at IRS

Lawsuit accuses IRS of violating the Bill of Rights Kit DanielsInfowars.comMay 30, 2013 Photo: Sage...

Republic of War

Republicans are upset about President Obama’s May 23 foreign-policy address, yet politics aside, it’s hard to say why. “We show this lack of resolve,...

Afghanistan: Is It Really the End Game?

“Gunmen in Pakistan on Monday set ablaze five trucks carrying NATO equipment out of Afghanistan as the international military alliance winds down it combat...

Rebel rehab: Former Gitmo prisoners to be ‘de-programmed’ in Yemen

Yemen is demanding $20 million from the US to build a rehab center for former Guantanamo detainees that would be extradited to the country....

US media execs rebuff Holder’s closed-door wiretap scandal meeting

Several significant US news organizations reject the Department of Justice’s proposal to discuss off-the-record ‘new guidelines’ in light of the reporter wiretapping scandal. Last...

Rebel rehab: Former Gitmo prisoners to be ‘de-programmed’ in Yemen

Yemen is demanding $20 million from the US to build a rehab center for former Guantanamo detainees that would be extradited to the country....

'Richest Americans get most tax savings’

The richest 20 percent of US households will receive more than half of the benefits in the overall savings in tax breaks this year,...

US Accused of Politicizing Weapons of Mass Destruction

UNITED NATIONS - When the United States invaded Iraq back in March 2003, one of its primary objectives was to track down and destroy...

‘We don’t need US military secrets’: Beijing slams White House theft claim

China has dismissed US claims hackers procured blueprints for America’s most advanced weaponry. Beijing stated the allegations underestimate the Chinese people’s intellect and that...

US media execs rebuff Holder’s closed-door wiretap scandal meeting

Several significant US news organizations reject the Department of Justice’s proposal to discuss off-the-record ‘new guidelines’ in light of the reporter wiretapping scandal. Last...

California’s Fracking Frenzy

California’s Gold Rush may have ended well over a century and a half ago, but there are new prospectors in town and these suits...

US banks post record profits in first quarter

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IRS Coverup Continues

Last week, Lois Lerner, the director of the Internal Revenue Service’s Exempt Organizations division, told the House committee investigating the IRS scandal that she...

IRS Coverup Continues

Last week, Lois Lerner, the director of the Internal Revenue Service’s Exempt Organizations division, told the House committee investigating the IRS scandal that she...

Britain warned by US again over EU exit

US govt. warns Britain again against EU exitThe US government has warned British officials again against a future exit from the EU.The United States...

2 Anti-Gun Control Letters Addressed To Bloomberg Contain Ricin

A false flag in the making? Infowars.comMay 29, 2013 A gun rights supporter allegedly...

AP chief tells staff 'thousands and thousands' of calls obtained by DOJ

Associated Press president Gary Pruitt provided greater details regarding the US Justice Department’s seizure of phone records during a town hall meeting, stating that...

'Scandal may hit US officials in Caracas'

The Antonella 2012 Club is located in an upscale neighbourhood in Caracas.Conflicting reports about the incident involving two US embassy staff in Venezuela may...

AP chief tells staff 'thousands and thousands' of calls obtained by DOJ

Associated Press president Gary Pruitt provided greater details regarding the US Justice Department’s seizure of phone records during a town hall meeting, stating that...

No-fly zone over Syria possible: US

The United States says it has not ruled out the idea of enforcing no-fly zone over Syria and that all options remain on the...

Will journalists take any steps to defend against attacks on press freedom?

Glenn Greenwald The Guardian May 29, 2013 Media outlets and journalists have finally awakened to the serious threat posed by the Obama administration to...

A Time for Harry Reid’s Backbone

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/a_time_for_harry_reids_backbone_20130529/ Posted on May 29, 2013 ...

Lifting the Fake EU Arms Embargo: Weapons for Al Qaeda in Syria

On May 27, the so-called one-year EU arms embargo on Syria’s opposition ended. Officially it does so on June 1. EU nations agreed to...

Syria Escalation poses Growing Risk of Regional War

In the wake of the European Union’s vote late Monday to lift a ban on directly arming Western-backed “rebels,” there is a mounting danger...

Ladies and Gentlemen, The President Of the United States *Video*

He’s a hero to tens of millions of Americans who have an almost cult-like belief in his demagogic super natural abilities to spread peace to...

The Role of Turkey in the US-NATO-Israeli War on Syria

“Syria is worrying that it will be attacked by Turkey from above and by Israel from below. It is worrying that it will...

Imposing Syria 'No Fly Zone' Would Be Over Act of War, Warn Critics

Rafale fighters, like the ones used by France over Libya in 2011, and which will likely be deployed again if a no-fly zone were...

CIA Thwarts Polio Vaccination Campaign

A polio vaccination campaign worker was shot to death in Pakistan on Tuesday, which The New York Times wasted no time in reporting. What...

Lakota to file UN Genocide Charges Against US, South Dakota

In April, a grassroots movement led by Lakota grandmothers toured the country to build support for a formal complaint of genocide against the United...

POTUS Impotens

An article in the Washington Post on July 6, 2010, reported me standing before the White House, announcing a new epithet for President Barack Obama: “Wuss...

‘US anti-terror policies violate HR’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has described the US governmentâ„¢s anti-terror policies as a gross violation of human rights. Å“The United...

IRS Scandal: It Wasn't Just Cincinnati (And May Involve Other Federal Agencies)

The Obama administration's key defense in the IRS scandal is falling apart. Up until now, the administration has relied upon the implicit claim that...

IRS Scandal: It Wasn't Just Cincinnati (And May Involve Other Federal Agencies)

The Obama administration's key defense in the IRS scandal is falling apart. Up until now, the administration has relied upon the implicit claim that...

Gitmo-UK? 80 to 90 Afghans held at British base without charges

British troops in Afghanistan are holding 80 to 90 people, some for as long as 14 months, without charging them. Lawyers call it a...

Video: Law Abiding Gun Owners Treated Like Terrorists at Rally

Anthony GucciardiInfowars.comMay 29, 2013 As you may be aware I recently went to cover the...

Why The Next War With China Could Go Very Badly For The United States

Michael SnyderAmerican DreamMay 29, 2013 Most Americans assume that the U.S. military is so vastly superior...

NRA Leads Recall Efforts Against Anti-Gun Lawmakers in Colorado

Anti-gun Democratic lawmakers in Colorado are facing recall bids from angry voters in what is believed to be the first phase in a number...

US Senate resolution worthless: Iran

Iranâ„¢s defense minister says a resolution passed by the US Senate to support a possible Israeli attack against Iran is legally invalid and in...

Yahoo’s Tumblr, Google’s Makani and Noah Cross’s Future

Toward the end of Roman Polanski’s masterpiece “Chinatown” an exchange takes place between “hero” Jake Gittes and the super-rich Noah Cross when Gittes finally...

Radical Remaking of the Economy is Taking Root

It is time for the economy to work for the people, not the elites; it is time for economic democracy. As the school year ends,...

US drone raid kills 4 in Pakistan

This file photo shows a US Predator drone at a military airport.At least four people have been killed in an attack by a US...

‘US makes plans of Syria no-fly zones’

The administration of US President Barack Obama has called on the Pentagon to draw up plans to impose no-fly zones over Syria, a report...

Attorney General Holder under investigation on perjury suspicions

The House Committee on the Judiciary is said to be targeting US Attorney General Eric Holder over fears he may have lied to Congress...

Was Gibson Guitars Also Targeted by the IRS?

News that the IRS targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny could be the reason why a guitar manufacturer underwent a federal raid on their factory nearly two years ago, an editorial published at Investor’s Business Daily claims.

America’s Misguided Pivot To Asia

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/americas_misguided_pivot_to_asia_20130528/ Posted on May 28, 2013 ...

NRA Leads Recall Efforts Against Anti-Gun Lawmakers in Colorado

Anti-gun Democratic lawmakers in Colorado are facing recall bids from angry voters in what is believed to be the first phase in a number...

“The Wipeout”: The Attempt to Destroy the Individual

“What is finished is the idea that this great country is dedicated to the freedom and flourishing of every individual in it. It’s the...

'Global Mobilizer for Change': Bill McKibben Wins Prestigious Sofie Prize

Bill McKibben–noted environmentalist, scholar, founder of 350.org and champion behind the growing campaign to divest from fossil fuels–has been awarded Norway's prestigious Sofie Prize...

Shot Down? Suspected US Drone Crashes in Somalia

Citing local officials and witnesses, Reuters on Tuesday is reporting that a suspected US military drone has crashed in Somalia. According to...

UN Human Rights Chief Slams US Over Gitmo, 'War on Terror'

Anti-terror policies implemented by the U.S. and governments around the world have grossly violated human rights, warned United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay...

Holder Went Judge Shopping To Obtain Fox News Subpoena

Larry O’Connorbreitbart.com The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza, a bulldog on the DOJ/Fox News secret subpoena story,...

McCain Visits Rebel Army in Syria

John McCain (shown) has put "boots on the ground" in Syria after all – his own. The senior senator from Arizona and ranking Republican on...

The Bilderberg, Google and the G8: New Global Tax Regime Already in the Works

This year’s annual Bilderberg conference is rapidly approaching — where the world’s political and business elite meet in private to discuss their agenda which...

NAM slams US rights violations

Iran deputy permanent representative to the United Nations Geneva Office has expressed concern over numerous violations of human rights by the United States. Addressing the...

The Privatization of Public Wealth: The Heroic Story of Working-class Detroit

Note: This is the first in a series of articles on Black America. Almost 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement won the 1965...

U.S. warns Britain against EU exit

U.S. govt.: British exit from EU would torpedo trade deals The U.S. government has warned Britain against quitting the European Union, threatening...

Naming Our Nameless War

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/naming_our_nameless_war_20130528/ Posted on May 28, 2013 By Andrew J....

Shot Down? Suspected US Drone Crashes in Somalia

Citing local officials and witnesses, Reuters on Tuesday is reporting that a suspected US military drone has crashed in Somalia. According to...

The war on terror and the fate of US democracy

The speech delivered by President Barack Obama at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. last week has revealed not only a crisis within...

America's Eternal War

The “Measures of Academic Progress” (MAP) Test in American High Schools

On Monday, May 13, Seattle Schools Superintendent Jose Banda announced that “High schools may opt out of MAP in 2013-14.” This announcement was greeted...

Our Twisted Politics of Grief

Darwin observed that conscience is what most distinguishes humans from other animals. If so, grief isn’t far behind. Realms of anguish are deeply personal...

McCain Visits Rebel Army in Syria

John McCain (shown) has put "boots on the ground" in Syria after all – his own. The senior senator from Arizona and ranking Republican on...

The Bullying Pulpit

We have truly entered the world of "Alice in Wonderland" when the CEO of a company that pays $16 million a day in taxes...

The Bullying Pulpit

We have truly entered the world of "Alice in Wonderland" when the CEO of a company that pays $16 million a day in taxes...

European Powers Lift Embargo, Move to Arm Syrian Opposition. Direct Military Support to Al...

On Monday the foreign ministers of the European Union (EU) met in Brussels and agreed not to renew the arms embargo against Syria. This...

The Islamist State: What the Syrian Constitution says about Assad and the Rebels

The idea that the uprising against the Syrian government is inspired by a grassroots movement thirsting for a pluralist, democratic state is a fiction....

Send John McCain to Guantanamo Bay

Senator meets with America-hating, Al-Qaeda terrorists Paul Joseph WatsonInfowars.comMay 28, 2013 Given the fact...

US urges deeper Sino-US military ties

A top US national security official has called for deeper military ties with China in areas such as fighting piracy, disaster relief and peacekeeping...

Rep. Schiff’s Bill Would Repeal Authorization for Use of Military Force

Jack KennyNew AmericanMay 28, 2013 A California congressman is preparing legislation to repeal the post-9/11 legislation...

The attempt to destroy the individual

Jon RappoportInfowars.comMay 28, 2013 “What is finished is the idea that this great country is dedicated...

Japan’s Economy Tumbles

“The bankers in Tokyo tell me there is a widespread mindset of panic among institutional holders of Japanese Government Bonds (JGBs) and that can’t...

Bomb Hezbollah: Syria rebels ask of US

US Republican Senator John McCain (center) breifly slips into Syria to meet with leaders of foreign-sponsored militants.Hawkish US Republican Senator John McCain has slipped...

An Endless “Peace Process” for Palestine

The United States balances its endless war of terrorism with the institution of an endless “peace process” for Palestine, a process valuable for its...

Soybeanland Stands Up to Monsanto

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Declaring the 9/11 Era Over

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/declaring_the_9_11_era_over_20130527/ Posted on May 27, 2013 ...

The war on terror and the fate of US democracy

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McCain sneaks into Syria, meets rebels

Republican Senator John McCain, a staunch advocate of US military aid to the Syrian opposition, has made a surprise visit to war-torn Syria and...

Freedom of the Cuban Five

A series of 18 major events for the Cuban 5 will take place in Washington DC between May 30 and June 5. The Cuban...

‘Russia concerned about US missiles’

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says Moscow is still concerned about the deployment of US/NATO missile systems in Europe and wants more specific...

Rand Paul Bolsters Libertarian Bona Fides, Delays Decision on 2016

CNN, quoting The Independent, reports that Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has made the decision to run in 2016 – for reelection to the Senate. During a...

Rep. Schiff’s Bill Would Repeal Authorization for Use of Military Force

A California congressman is preparing legislation to repeal the post-9/11 legislation that two presidents have relied on as justification for waging war in several...

Syrian Rebel Alliance Openly Threatens Ethnic Cleansing

A spokesman for the primary rebel alliance in Syria, known as the “Free Syrian Army,” threatened that opposition forces could start implementing a broad...

Mo. Gov. May Allow Gun Control Nullification to Pass Without His Signature

In less than two weeks, Missouri could join Kansas in enacting a state law refusing to enforce federal gun control measures. On May 22, the...

Hobby Lobby Takes Contraception Mandate to Appeals Court

The Christian owners of Hobby Lobby and Mardel Christian book retailer have taken their case against the Obama Administration's contraception mandate to a federal...

US threatens Britain not to leave EU

Julian BorgerThe GuardianMay 27, 2013 The Obama administration has warned British officials that if the UK...

Rand Paul Bolsters Libertarian Bona Fides, Delays Decision on 2016

CNN, quoting The Independent, reports that Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has made the decision to run in 2016 – for reelection to the Senate. During a...

Rand Paul Bolsters Libertarian Bona Fides, Delays Decision on 2016

CNN, quoting The Independent, reports that Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has made the decision to run in 2016 – for reelection to the Senate. During a...

Rep. Schiff’s Bill Would Repeal Authorization for Use of Military Force

A California congressman is preparing legislation to repeal the post-9/11 legislation that two presidents have relied on as justification for waging war in several...

Rep. Schiff’s Bill Would Repeal Authorization for Use of Military Force

A California congressman is preparing legislation to repeal the post-9/11 legislation that two presidents have relied on as justification for waging war in several...

Guantanamo an ideal recruitment tool for terrorists – UN human rights chief

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has scolded the US for failing to close Guantanamo prison, warning it “has become an ideal recruitment tool...

Guantanamo an ideal recruitment tool for terrorists – UN human rights chief

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has scolded the US for failing to close Guantanamo prison, warning it “has become an ideal recruitment tool...

The Extrajudicial Assassinations of American Citizens: Its Official and its “Legal”

United States Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that four American citizens have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by US drones since...

Syrian Rebel Alliance Openly Threatens Ethnic Cleansing

A spokesman for the primary rebel alliance in Syria, known as the “Free Syrian Army,” threatened that opposition forces could start implementing a broad...

UN Human Rights Chief Slams US Over Gitmo, 'War on Terror'

Anti-terror policies implemented by the U.S. and governments around the world have grossly violated human rights, warned United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay...

Japanese Share Sell-off a Sign of Growing Financial Instability

The sharp drop in Japan’s Nikkei stock market index last Thursday and subsequent global share sell-off have highlighted mounting instability in world financial markets. The...

Escalation and US-NATO Military Intervention in Syria? War spreads to Lebanon

Escalating fighting in Lebanon along with growing efforts by the US and the European powers to arm the Syrian rebels are raising the risk...

Why Palestine is Different

Secretary of State John Kerry is making an all-out effort to restart peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine. Many well-intentioned, highly intelligent people from...

Pakistanis: We Want the U.S. Out

The A1 story in Sunday’s New York Times, written by Declan Walsh, is titled “U.S. Shift Poses Risk to Pakistan.” The story argues that, with the United States...

Handicapping the 2016 Presidential Race

The 2013-2016 presidential election season is now underway after the traditional post-inauguration break. The contest is expected to be fiercely contested by an unprecedented...

Rand Paul Demands Answers on Drones

‘I don’t want them watching us everywhere we are’ Drew ZahnWNDMay 27, 2013 Photo by...

Will EU Sanctions Once Again Target the Civilian Population of Syria?

Beirut. Under withering pressure from Washington and the UK, the European Union, is meeting this week to decide whether to increase the pressure on the...

The Afghanistan War Comes Home to Philadelphia

Maple Glen War Zone Although I have been a journalist now for 40 years, I have, by design, never sought an assignment as a war...

The Need to Work for Peace On the Korean Peninsula

by Marty Hart-Landsberg This long post examines the causes of and offers a response to the dangerous escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula. A moment...

6 killed in Chicago shooting incidents

File photo shows Chicago police cars outside a police station.At least six people have been killed and 11 others injured in separate shooting incidents...

‘Common Core’ Nationalizes and Dumbs Down Public School Curriculum

Ron PaulInfowars.comMay 27, 2013 Photo by Labpluto12, via Wikimedia CommonsIn addition to shredding civil...

6 killed in Chicago shooting incidents

File photo shows Chicago police cars outside a police station.At least six people have been killed and 11 others injured in separate shooting incidents...

US militarism in Mideast is radicalizing Iran

Iran was once on a path of liberalization and reform before the US Military began sowing destruction throughout the Middle East and Central Asia...

40 Statistics About The Fall Of The U.S. Economy That Are Almost Too Crazy...

Michael Snyder Economic Collapse May 27, 2013 If you know someone that actually believes that the U.S. economy is in good shape, just show...

How To Freak Out Anti-Gunners: Build Your Own Untraceable AK-47! *Video*

Mac Slavo SHTFPlan.comMay 27, 2013 As local, state and federal governments look to enact legislation to...

Going to Jail to Save the Wild from Oil and Gas Drilling

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How to Build a New Labor Movement, One Step at a Time

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US probe into IRS scandal may broaden

The recent US scandal over efforts by the nationâ„¢s taxing authority, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), in targeting right-wing groups and individuals that supported...

Afghanistan wants its Gitmo inmates out

Afghanistan has once again renewed its call on the United States to close the notorious Guantanamo prison and immediately hand over the Afghan prisoners...

Japanese share sell-off a sign of growing financial instability

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How To Freak Out Anti-Gunners: Build Your Own Untraceable AK-47! *Video*

As local, state and federal governments look to enact legislation to restrict the ownership, transfer and sale of semi-automatic...

‘Foreign forces to stay in Afghanistan’

Foreign forces to stay in Afghanistan for long time: Retired US General John AllenRetired US General John Allen has said that foreign forces will...

Death of FBI agents creates controversy

Two well-trained Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents who were involved in the killing of a Boston bombing suspect have suspiciously died. The FBI said...

DOJ probed and grilled NYT government sources

To uncover the source behind the New York Times article that exposed Obama’s order of cyber-attacks on Iran, the FBI seized phone and email...

SNC repeats call for regime change

SNC spokesman Louay Safi addresses a news conference in Istanbul on May 26, 2013.The spokesman of the so-called Syrian National Coalition (SNC) has repeated...

Mo. Gov. May Allow Gun Control Nullification to Pass Without His Signature

In less than two weeks, Missouri could join Kansas in enacting a state law refusing to enforce federal gun control measures. On May 22, the...

Hobby Lobby Takes Contraception Mandate to Appeals Court

The Christian owners of Hobby Lobby and Mardel Christian book retailer have taken their case against the Obama Administration's contraception mandate to a federal...

Lawsuit to be Filed Against IRS to Stop Targeting of Tea Party Groups

Following Lois Lerner’s Fifth Amendment plea on May 23 before the House Oversight Committee, Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law & Justice...

British Students Asked If They Will Shoot Protesters

Kurt NimmoInfowar.comMay 26, 2013 Killing protesters described as “necessary” and “moral.” Students at British Prime...

Kerry defends US use of killer drones

US Secretary of State John Kerry has defended Washingtonâ„¢s use of assassination drones, which has already led to massive civilian casualties in different countries...

Why Democrats Can’t be Trusted to Control Wall Street

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/why_democrats_cant_be_trusted_to_control_wall_street_20130526/ Posted on May 26, 2013 ...

Iran begins ‘massive’ deployment of long-range missile launchers

rt.comMay 26, 2013 As the Islamic Republic of Iran prepares for presidential elections next month it...

America’s “Permanent War”: The “Authorization to Use Military Force” Forever?

The Militant American Empire Doesn’t Need Any More AUMF On September 14, 2001, the Congress authorized the President to wage unfettered, permanent war against...

Alternative media forcing real issues into national news coverage

Jeffrey Phelpsexaminer.comMay 26, 2013 MSNBC’s Maddow is strangely and ironically begging the GOP to...

Iran begins 'massive' deployment of long-range missile launchers

As the Islamic Republic of Iran prepares for presidential elections next month it is fielding a "massive" number of new long-range missile launchers, Iranian...

Who Calls the Shots in Washington? Government Of, By, and “For The Banks”

Five years since the 2008 financial meltdown, the speculation and fraud that caused the crash are back in full force in the United States....

Monsanto Controls both the White House and the US Congress

This incisive article by Josh Sager published one month before the November 2012 presidential Elections carefully documents how Monsanto has cornered the US political...

Scourge of sex abuse must end: Hagel

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hands out diplomas at the United States Military Academy at West Point, May 25, 2013.US Defense Secretary Chuck...

Truthdigger of the Week: Medea Benjamin

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/truthdigger_of_the_week_medea_benjamin_20130525/ Posted on May 25, 2013 ...

SNC divided on Geneva talks on Syria

The foreign-backed ËœSyrian National Coalitionâ„¢ (SNC) has failed to reach a consensus on whether to participate in an international conference on the crisis in...

Rand Paul: Senate Is Arming Al-Qaeda and Rushing to War in Syria

“This is an important moment. You will be funding, today, the allies of al Qaeda.” That was the declaration Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.; pictured) made...

Mass. Senate Race: Gomez Name-Calls After Markey Attack Ad

The special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts has turned ugly, with Republican Gabriel Gomez (photo: right) calling Democrat Ed Markey "pond scum" after...

Rand Paul: Senate Is Arming Al-Qaeda and Rushing to War in Syria

“This is an important moment. You will be funding, today, the allies of al Qaeda.” That was the declaration Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.; pictured) made...

Judge rules office of 'America’s toughest sheriff' racially profiled Latinos

A federal judge has ruled that an Arizona sheriff infamous for his tough approach to immigration law enforcement and his office's deputies violated the...

Global march challenges Monsanto's dominance: LIVE UPDATES

The March Against Monsanto will see hundreds of thousands in 40 countries unite to challenge biotechnology corporations and protest against genetically modified foods, which...

Mass. Senate Race: Gomez Name-Calls After Markey Attack Ad

The special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts has turned ugly, with Republican Gabriel Gomez (photo: right) calling Democrat Ed Markey "pond scum" after...

Alex Jones on the True Nature of Evil

Infowars.comMay 25, 2013 Alex continues his coverage of the IRS effort to attack the establishment’s political...

Collapse: Does Washington Bridge Expose the Crumbling of a Nation?

(Photo: Harley Soltes / Special to The Seattle Times)As the nation continues to follow the slash and burn economic policies of the austerity hawks...

Another Day Another Scandal: GOP Widens Sebelius Probe

Elise Viebeckpolitical-conservatives.blogspot.comMay 25, 2014 House Republicans have widened their probe of Health and Human Services Secretary...

The United States Is In Fact An Orwellian Tyranny

Obama statements at the National Defense University Lt. William J. Lawler IIlibertycrier.comMay 25, 2013 The...

A Government Against Liberty

Let's say you're like most people and believe the federal government has become too large, too wasteful, too crooked, and too intrusive. Now imagine...

‘Sex assaults threaten trust in US Army’

US President Barack Obama congratulates a graduate during the US Naval Academy graduation ceremony at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, on...

A Government Against Liberty

Let's say you're like most people and believe the federal government has become too large, too wasteful, too crooked, and too intrusive. Now imagine...

Department of Justice Pressuring Staff to Affirm Homosexuality

A whistleblower from the Department of Justice has come forward to expose a campaign by the Obama Administration's Justice Department (DOJ) to pressure its...

Texas Conservatives Mobilize – Ask Governor to Veto Bill Expanding the Definition of …

Republicans in the Texas Legislature have succeeded where Obama Democrats have failed. Both houses of the Texas Legislature have passed SB 346 and it...

Conservative Talk Radio and Amnesty

Radio talk-show host Mike Gallagher is the latest “conservative” media personality to endorse amnesty.  Since he revealed his Road to Damascus conversion on this...

Boston and the CIA ‘Snafu’: The grey eminence behind Turkey’s Erdogan and AKP

Part I: Graham Fuller, Uncle Ruslan, the CIA and the Boston Bombings Graham Fuller (foreground) and Turkish Muslim guru Fetullah Gülen who has dark ties...

Boston and the CIA ‘Snafu’: The grey eminence behind Turkey’s Erdogan and AKP

Part I: Graham Fuller, Uncle Ruslan, the CIA and the Boston Bombings Graham Fuller (foreground) and Turkish Muslim guru Fetullah Gülen who has dark ties...

Infowars too popular for Rachel Maddow

Infowars.comMay 25, 2013 Yesterday, Obama administration mouthpiece MSNBC had their liberal poster-child Rachel Maddow continue her...

Infowars too popular for Rachel Maddow

Infowars.comMay 25, 2013 Yesterday, Obama administration mouthpiece MSNBC had their liberal poster-child Rachel Maddow continue her...

The Age of Authoritarianism: Government of the Politicians, by the Military, for the Corporations

John W. Whiteheadlewrockwell.com May 25, 2014 “orce alone cannot make us safe. We cannot use force...

The Age of Authoritarianism: Government of the Politicians, by the Military, for the Corporations

John W. Whiteheadlewrockwell.com May 25, 2014 “orce alone cannot make us safe. We cannot use force...

Why Disinformation Works

Only conspiracy kooks produce real evidence Paul Craig RobertsInfowars.comMay 25, 2013 Illustration: David DeesHave you...

Why Disinformation Works

Only conspiracy kooks produce real evidence Paul Craig RobertsInfowars.comMay 25, 2013 Illustration: David DeesHave you...

Judge rules office of 'America’s toughest sheriff' racially profiled Latinos

A federal judge has ruled that an Arizona sheriff infamous for his tough approach to immigration law enforcement and his office's deputies violated the...

Government of, by, and for the banks

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Japanese officials secretly visit North Korea

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Why Disinformation Works. In America “Truth has no Relevance. Only Agendas are Important”

Have you ever wondered how the government’s misinformation gains traction? What I have noticed is that whenever a stunning episode occurs, such as 9/11 or...

SNC harps on about regime change

The spokesman of the so-called Syrian National Coalition (SNC) has repeated his call for the overthrow of the legitimate government of Syrian President Bashar...

Delinquent US college student loans hit record high

The number and value of overdue student loans has reached an all-time high in the US as nearly a third of 20- to 24-year-olds...

The World of Our Children

The front cover of the May edition of National Geographic has an intriguing headline. Just over a large photo of a baby of several...

In Guantanamo, fine words are no substitute for freedom

When President Obama delivered a major speech on America's drone program and the ongoing existence of the Guantanamo prison, the majority of those most...

Week in Review: Europe’s Guantanamo and the Boston Bombing Cover-Up

Week in Review: Boston Bombings and Gold Market Manipulation ...

Marching in Chicago: Resisting Rahm Emanuel’s Neoliberal Savagery

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/marching_in_chicago_resisting_rahm_emanuels_neoliberal_savagery_20130524/ Posted on May 24, 2013 ...

Building Mass Resistance against New World Order Economic Austerity

“We are in the midst of the pre-history of historic transformational change that will end the rule of money.” This was a week that exemplified...

Department of Justice Pressuring Staff to Affirm Homosexuality

A whistleblower from the Department of Justice has come forward to expose a campaign by the Obama Administration's Justice Department (DOJ) to pressure its...

Texas Conservatives Mobilize – Ask Governor to Veto Bill Expanding the Definition of …

Republicans in the Texas Legislature have succeeded where Obama Democrats have failed. Both houses of the Texas Legislature have passed SB 346 and it...

Conservative Talk Radio and Amnesty

Radio talk-show host Mike Gallagher is the latest “conservative” media personality to endorse amnesty.  Since he revealed his Road to Damascus conversion on this...

There’s a Fever in the Valley

Climate change seems to have exacerbated the stupidity of U.S. daily life, or maybe we’ve long suffered from the consequences of the capitalist mode...

Homeland Security “Police” Monitored Tea Party IRS Protests

Agents from the Department of Homeland Security posing as national “police” were deployed across the country this week to monitor and intimidate Tea Party...

German Firms Flee to U.S. to Avoid Staggering “Green” Energy Costs

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “renewable energy revolution” is killing the German economy, but Obama and Greens keep pointing to Germany’s debacle as the model we...

Undoing the Brainwashing

This time of year, as college students return home for the summer, many parents may notice how many politically correct ideas they have acquired...

Impeachment Support Soars as Voters Say Feds “Out of Control”

A recent Fox News poll shows more than two-thirds of American voters believe the federal government is “out of control” and a threat to...

Homeland Security “Police” Monitored Tea Party IRS Protests

Agents from the Department of Homeland Security posing as national “police” were deployed across the country this week to monitor and intimidate Tea Party...

German Firms Flee to U.S. to Avoid Staggering “Green” Energy Costs

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “renewable energy revolution” is killing the German economy, but Obama and Greens keep pointing to Germany’s debacle as the model we...

Undoing the Brainwashing

This time of year, as college students return home for the summer, many parents may notice how many politically correct ideas they have acquired...

Impeachment Support Soars as Voters Say Feds “Out of Control”

A recent Fox News poll shows more than two-thirds of American voters believe the federal government is “out of control” and a threat to...

Attorney General Holder personally approved warrant to search Fox News reporter's emails

A law enforcement official says US Attorney General Eric Holder personally approved the warrant that gave the Justice Department access to Fox News reporter...

Pakistan opposes US drone strikes

Islamabad has reiterated its strong opposition to the ongoing CIA-operated deadly campaign of drone strikes inside Pakistani soil. Pakistanâ„¢s Foreign Ministry said in a...

The Resurrection of Ben Bernanke

An effort is underway by establishment economists to legitimate the Bush and Obama administrations’ bank bailouts and the Federal Reserve’s subsequent efforts to boost financial asset...

Gang Of Eight Says ‘Trust Us, This Bill Will Pay For Itself’

Donna AndersonInfowars.comMay 24, 2013 Will you believe the Gang of Eight’s claim that the...

Homeland Security “Police” Monitored Tea Party IRS Protests

Agents from the Department of Homeland Security posing as national “police” were deployed across the country this week to monitor and intimidate Tea Party...

IRS Official Lois Lerner Placed On Administrative Leave

Infowars.comMay 24, 2013 The day after invoking her Fifth Amendment Right not to testify...

More Revelations of Justice Department Crackdown on the Press

According to a report Tuesday in the New Yorker, the Obama administration’s investigation into a State Department leak to James Rosen, the chief Washington correspondent...

IRS Harassment Suppressed Tea Party Vote

Kurt NimmoInfowars.comMay 24, 2013 Photo: April ZosiaJohn Fund, writing for the National Review Online,...

Media Disinformation and the Conspiracy Panic Phenomenon

To posit that one’s government may be partially composed of unaccountable criminal elements is cause for serious censure in polite circles. Labeled “conspiracy theories”...

‘Gun violence costs Chicago USD 2.5 bn’

File photo shows the site of a shooting in Chicago, United States.A new assessment reveals that gun-related violence in the USâ„¢s third largest city,...

The Colorado River, The High Plains Aquifer And The Entire Western Half Of The...

Michael SnyderEconomic CollapseMay 24, 2013 What is life going to look like as our precious water...

Woolrich London Killing: Terrorism or False Flag?

Reports said two assailants hacked a British soldier to death. He’s been identified as Lee Rigby. He was killed in broad daylight. It was...

Collapse: Does Washington Bridge Expose the Crumbling of a Nation?

(Photo: Harley Soltes / Special to The Seattle Times)As the nation continues to follow the slash and burn economic policies of the austerity hawks...

German Firms Flee to U.S. to Avoid Staggering “Green” Energy Costs

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “renewable energy revolution” is killing the German economy, but Obama and Greens keep pointing to Germany’s debacle as the model we...

The entire globe is a battlefield for Pentagon

<!--Pepe Escobar-->Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and...

The Silent Death of the American Left

Is there a Left in America today? There is, of course, a Left ideology, a Left of the mind, a Left of theory and critique....

How CounterTerrorism Equals Terrorism

Obama’s speech yesterday was totally predictable. He played the usual word games, defining the situation in self-serving terms like Counter-Terrorism. You know that song by heart:...

A Second Cold War, This Time in Space

Perhaps there should be a statue to the anticommunist US senator Joseph McCarthy in Beijing, since he’s the inadvertent father of China’s nuclear programme....

Why the Senate’s “Border Security Triggers” May Leave Millions in Limbo

On May 21st the Senate Judiciary Committee concluded debate on the “Gang of 8” immigration reform proposal, passing the amended proposal onto the full...

Why the Senate’s “Border Security Triggers” May Leave Millions in Limbo

On May 21st the Senate Judiciary Committee concluded debate on the “Gang of 8” immigration reform proposal, passing the amended proposal onto the full...

Benghazi: Imperialist Outpost

I am not naïve. Embassies have been centers of intrigue, propaganda disseminators, bases for political intervention in a nation’s internal affairs, intermediaries for the...

Corporate Corruption And The Special Interest State

“I am in this race to tell the corporate lobbyists in Washington that their days of setting the agenda are over.” Guess who said...

Crime Fiction and Capitalist Reality

The novel is generally acknowledged to be a bourgeois form of literature. It wasn’t until there were enough literate people with time for leisurely...

Caterpillar CEO defends wage-cutting

  “I tell my people…we can never make enough profit” ...

Apple’s tax dodge: the case for public ownership

  24 May 2013 ...

‘Gitmo hunger strike will continue until they see a plane to take them home’

Although Obama has indicated that he is set to resume prisoner transfers from Guantanamo Bay, former detainee Moazzam Begg believes innocent people striking for...

A Mission on Climate Change

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/a_mission_on_climate_change_20130523/ Posted on May 23, 2013 ...

Explosive: President of CBS News and WH Benghazi fiction-writer are blood brothers

Jon RappoportInfowars.comMay 22, 2013 Just a coincidence. Nothing to see. Move along. Remember...

Holder OK’d search warrant for Fox News reporter’s private emails, official says

Michael Isikoff NBC May 23, 2013 Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on a controversial search warrant that identified Fox News reporter James...

Prominent Journalists File Suit to Lift Veil of Secrecy Over Manning Trial

A group of prominent journalists has called on the military judge presiding over the upcoming trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning to do away with...

Maddow Continues To Go After Alex Jones

Facts don’t matter to Maddow as her agenda entails mocking and ridiculing anyone who questions...

Undoing the Brainwashing

This time of year, as college students return home for the summer, many parents may notice how many politically correct ideas they have acquired...

Impeachment Support Soars as Voters Say Feds “Out of Control”

A recent Fox News poll shows more than two-thirds of American voters believe the federal government is “out of control” and a threat to...

Is America’s Economy Being Sovietized?

The foundation of the Soviet model of trade and investment was centralization under the guise of “universal public ownership”. The entire goal of communism...

YOU ARE CRAZY: New Psychiatric Guidelines Target Hoarding, Child Temper Tantrums, and a Host...

It’s not a stretch to suggest that Americans are over medicated. In 2011 doctors across the nation wrote an astounding four billion medical prescriptions,...

“It’s Not a Conspiracy Theory… It Is Happening Right Now”

(Pictured: Boston 2013) The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 was originally established to protect American citizens from the federal use...

Effective Immediately: All Semi-Automatic Pistols Sold In California to Require “Micro Stamp” Ballistic Identification

In a controversial move that some believe will essentially lead to a de facto ban on semi-automatic handguns, Attorney General Kamala Harris announced that,...

Julian Assange sues US military over secrecy of Bradley Manning trial

RTMay 23, 2013 By Espen Moe, via Wikimedia Commons Julian Assange and a coalition of activists and...

Colombia’s Peasants and Workers Under Fire

There has been an alarming escalation of repression against rural populations in Colombia. Much of this is focused against the National Unified Federation of...

The Ultimate Form of Terror

Obama’s speech today is totally predictable. He’ll play the usual word games, defining the situation in self-serving terms like Counter-Terrorism. He’ll say that Counter-Terrorism in general,...

The Consequences of Gun-at-the-Head Diplomacy

“The US kill rate in the 1950-53 Korean War equaled more than one 9-11 every day… for the whole 1,100 day war…The US may...

Weiner Redux

Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner is back. Having given up his House seat following being exposed in a 2011 sexting scandal, Weiner bowed...

More Exposés, Less Action

There must be reasons why people are weary of the flood of excellent documentary films, books and articles showing us what the corporate state...

The Tornado and Other Man-Made Disasters

The ancient Greeks attributed weather to the god Zeus; today we can safely attribute it to industrial capitalism and its voracious consumption of fossil...

US Political Impotence in the Middle East

In an article published May 15, 2013, American historical social scientist Immanuel Wallerstein wrote, “Nothing illustrates more the limitations of Western power than the...

Drones = Assassinations = War Crimes

Journalist Scott Shane, with an assist from Mark Mazzetti, reports in the New York Times (May 22) on the decline in armed drone strikes....

AG Holder Acknowledges Drone Killings of Four U.S. Citizens

Attorney General Eric Holder (shown) issued the first official acknowledgement Wednesday that the United States has killed four U.S. citizens with drone strikes, including...

Lois Lerner Pleads the Fifth in Widening IRS Scandal

IRS official Lois Lerner (shown) pled her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination at congressional hearings in the ever-widening IRS scandal May 22, as it...

Senator Calls Free Cell Phone Providers “Welfare Abusers” And Calls For End Of Program

Donna Anderson Infowars.com May 23, 2013 Photo: cobalt123 Calling for a complete halt to the government’s free cell phone program, Senator David Vitter...

Mission Creep Toward Full-Scale War on Syria

Stephen Lendman On May 20, Secretary of State John Kerry headed back to the Middle East. It's his fourth regional visit since January. On May...

Iraq Today: America’s Imperial Legacy

Stephen Lendman US imperial wars reflect mass slaughter, widespread destruction, ecocide, resource theft, exploitation, unspeakable human pain, suffering and misery, as well as permanent occupation. Washington...

Terracide and the Terrarists: Destroying the Planet for Record Profits

We have a word for the conscious slaughter of a racial or ethnic...

The State Hates Raw Milk

Listen to the podcast ROCKWELL: Good morning, this is the Lew Rockwell Show. And how great to have as our guest this morning, Mr. Mark McAfee. Mark has been involved in organic – I would say, truly organic dairy farming, his family, since the 1950s. He’s CEO of Organic Pastures Dairy Company in Fresno. He’s a champion of raw milk and other raw dairy products, as being good for the customer and good for the cows, too. I know he doesn’t give his cows any hormones or antibiotics or GMOs, and uses sort of naturopathic ways of treating them. It’s … Continue reading

Israel is fighting a regional war in Syria

<!--Mahdi D. Nazemroaya-->Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya is sociologist, award-winning author, and noted geopolitical analyst. ...

FBI arrests man in ricin letter case

The FBI has arrested a man charged with mailing a letter containing the deadly toxin ricin to a judge in Washington, authorities say. The Federal...

Poll: 72% pessimistic about US morality

Similar to previous Gallup polls of the year, most respondents blamed a lack of respect or tolerance for other people as the most important...

Why Disinformation Works – Paul Craig Roberts

Have you ever wondered how the government’s misinformation gains traction? What I have noticed is that whenever a stunning episode occurs, such as 9/11 or the Boston Marathon bombing, most everyone whether on the right or left goes along with the government’s explanation, because they can hook their agenda to the government’s account. The leftwing…

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Amnesty report blasts US for Gitmo, drone strikes, ‘absence of accountability’

Amnesty International listed US indefinite detention of 166 prisoners at Guantanamo as the country’s primary human rights concern in its latest annual report,. The...

‘World silent on US drone murders’

The international community has failed to hold the United States accountable for its illegal use of assassination drones which are killing innocent people, an...

“The Global Rendition System”: Major Study Sheds New Light on CIA Secret Prisons

Today sees the launch of the “Global Rendition System” database and interactive map — the most comprehensive resource so far created illustrating the...

Mission Creep: Toward Full-Scale War on Syria?

On May 20, Secretary of State John Kerry headed back to the Middle East. It’s his fourth regional visit since January. On May 21, he...

David Cameron to Arm Woolwich Terrorists?

London attack boosts “clash of civilizations” narrative Paul Joseph WatsonInfowars.comMay 23, 2013 Image: Wikimedia...

Lawyers push for end to Gitmo detention

Civilian and military attorneys for captives at the notorious US Guantanamo military detention camp have called on the Obama administration to improve conditions there...

New Precedent: Armed Domestic Drone Strikes Will Soon Be Reality

Anthony GucciardiInfowars.comMay 23, 2013 A new precedent has been set. Despite extensive denial that drone strikes...

NDAA debate: US programming the war machine

<!--Sam Sacks-->Sam Sacks is a political commentator and journalist, the last five years spent covering politics in Washington, DC. ...

US House cmte. adopts new anti-Iran act

A US congressional panel has adopted a new measure to tighten the countryâ„¢s illegal sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran over its nuclear...

How Policy Nihilists in the Senate Doomed LGBT Immigrants

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Oklahoma Needs Help, Not Ideology

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/oklahoma_needs_help_not_ideology_20130522/ Posted on May 22, 2013 ...

A Call to Support Guantanamo Detainees

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/a_call_to_support_guantanamo_detainees_20130522/ Posted on May 22, 2013 By...

‘US, UK to blame for killing of Syrians’

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian A senior Iranian official says the United States and Britain are to blame...

Oklahoma Needs Help, Not Ideology

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/oklahoma_needs_help_not_ideology_20130522/ Posted on May 22, 2013 ...

A Call to Support Guantanamo Detainees

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/a_call_to_support_guantanamo_detainees_20130522/ Posted on May 22, 2013 By...

A fraudulent campaign for “climate justice”

  The “Ecosocialist” conference in New York ...

AI slams US surging use of terror drones

Major human rights group Amnesty International (AI) has blasted the US for its growing use of assassination drones as part of the Obama administrationâ„¢s...

The social disaster in Tornado Alley

  23 May 2013 ...

The SPD celebrates its 150th anniversary

  By Peter Schwarz ...

‘Was the machete supplied by William Hague?’

<!--Afshin Rattansi-->Afshin Rattansi is a journalist, author of “The Dream of the Decade — the London Novels” and an RT Contributor. He can be...

Julian Assange sues US military over secrecy of Bradley Manning trial

Julian Assange and a coalition of activists and journalists filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the military judge overseeing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial...

US government admits to killing four American citizens with drones

United States Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that four American citizens have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by US drones since...

Another Memorial Day in This Endless War

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/another_memorial_day_in_this_endless_war_20130522/ Posted on May 22, 2013 ...

The Growing Global Challenge to Monsanto’s Monopolistic Greed

(Photo: Monsanto via The New York Times) The common problem we face is the power of concentrated wealth and monopolistic corporate interests. This has created...

Iran says US does not need Afghan bases

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi (R) meets in Tehran with UN Special Envoy to Afghanistan Jan Kubis on May 22, 2013.Iran has reiterated...

‘Was the machete supplied by William Hague?’

<!--Afshin Rattansi-->Afshin Rattansi is a journalist, author of “The Dream of the Decade — the London Novels” and an RT Contributor. He can be...

US admits drones killed 4 Americans

The White House has for the first time admitted that four US citizens were killed in CIA assassination drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan...

Julian Assange sues US military over secrecy of Bradley Manning trial

Julian Assange and a coalition of activists and journalists filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the military judge overseeing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial...

Pentagon wants more than $450 mn for Gitmo amidst swelling hunger strike

The Pentagon is requesting more than $450 from lawmakers for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay camp. The request comes as an intensifying hunger...

The Path of Hubris and War

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_path_of_hubris_and_war_20130522/ Posted on May 22, 2013 ...

The Path of Hubris and War

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_path_of_hubris_and_war_20130522/ Posted on May 22, 2013 ...

Goal Reached: Time to Restart the Economy

Finally — it’s over. The goal of Simpson and Bowles has been met, the deficit is shrinking rapidly. And the intellectual underpinning for deficit...

Amnesty Bill Swiftly Gains Senate Approval While America Focuses On “Scandals”

Donna AndersonInfowars.comMay 22, 2013 Photo: Wikipedia In what has to be the quickest, quietest approval...

Top IRS official takes the Fifth: what it means

Jon RappoportInfowars.comMay 22, 2013 Now it’s getting interesting. Lois Lerner, head of the...

Rand Paul On IRS Scandal: “Someone Needs To Go To Jail”

“Outraged” Obama has “transferred people around in the State Department… nobody lost their job”

Tweeting for freedom: Gitmo inmate starts online campaign

An inmate at Guantanamo Bay prison has embarked on a Twitter campaign through his lawyer for the closure of the facility where he has...

Argentina’s General Videla and the “War on Terror”

Gen. Jorge Rafael Videla died May 17 at the age of 87 as the result of injuries suffered from a fall in a prison...

Israel, US Threatens War with Syria as Sectarian Fighting Spreads across Region

Israeli and Syrian forces exchanged fire across the cease-fire line in the Golan Heights yesterday, amid rising US and Israeli threats of intervention in...

Big Brother sees you off: Foreigners in US to be fingerprinted upon leaving country

Travelers visiting the US may have to prepare for more hassles at customs: All foreign nationals leaving the country at 30 airports must have...

Is America’s Economy Being Sovietized?

Brandon SmithAlt MarketMay 22, 2013 The foundation of the Soviet model of trade and investment was...

YOU ARE CRAZY: New Psychiatric Guidelines Target Hoarding, Child Temper Tantrums, and a Host...

It’s not a stretch to suggest that Americans are over medicated. In 2011 doctors across the nation wrote an astounding four billion medical prescriptions, amounting...

Washington’s love affair with Myanmar: It’s the resources, stupid!

<!--Nile Bowie-->Nile Bowie is a political analyst and photographer currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ...

Pentagon wants $450mn Gitmo upgrade

The US military has asked the nationâ„¢s Congress for over 450 million dollars to upgrade and maintain its notorious prison and torture camp at...

US Senate committee votes to arm Syrian rebels

A US Senate committee had passed a bill that would allow, if signed for the Obama administration to supply arms to Syrian opposition –...

Apple CEO defends multi-billion-dollar tax dodge

  By ...

Argentina’s General Videla and the “war on terror”

  22 May 2013 ...

'Close Gitmo' Twitter campaign launched

The front gate of the Camp Six detention facility of the Joint Detention Group at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.A detainee...

FBI zeroes in on Benghazi attack suspects, lacks evidence for civilian prosecution

Five men have been identified by the US as linked to the September 2012 attack on a diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, though they...

‘Terror drones mostly kill civilians’

A new report shows that US assassination drones in Pakistan have killed Å“scores of innocent civilians” instead of targeting terrorists. On Tuesday, the Brussels-based International...

Congress rethinks 9/11 law on military force

washingtonexaminer.comMay 21, 2013 Congress is rethinking the broad authority it gave the president to wage a...

Red State Hypocrites: Inhofe and Coburn

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GOP Must Quit Being Stupid And Take Down This Bully Now

Donna AndersonInfowars.comMay 21, 2013 Apparently the GOP learned nothing during the 2012 presidential race because they’re...

CIA Troublemaking in Caucasus

Wayne Madsenstrategic-culture.orgMay 21, 2013 It is clear that Russia’s arrest and expulsion of two...

Billionaires Unchained: America is a Democracy of the Wealthy

Billionaires with an axe to grind, now is your time. Not since the days before a bumbling crew of would-be break-in artists set into motion the...

‘Guantanamo guards shot my client 5 times for no reason’

Over 100 Guantanamo prisoners continue their hunger strike in protest against unlawful — and as it turns out, violent — detention. RT met with...

Ron Paul and Jim Rogers: Government confiscation of private bank accounts to happen here,...

J. D. Heyesnaturalnews.comMay 21, 2013 The United States has been a stable country for most of...

'Press freedom eroding': DOJ slammed for search warrant against 'spying' Fox reporter

With the AP wiretapping scandal still unfolding, it has emerged that a US search warrant has been issued against a Fox News journalist to...

US-China Confrontation: Washington’s Hacking Charges Escalate Pressure on Beijing

Yesterday, top US officials and media made unsubstantiated allegations of hacking of US computer systems by a military unit in Shanghai, escalating tensions with...

7 Things About The Mainstream Media That They Do Not Want You To Know

Have you ever wondered who controls the mainstream media? In America today, we are more “connected” than ever.

‘US, Turkey, Israel made error about Syria’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) greets US President Barack Obama at Israelâ„¢s Ben Gurion Airport on March 20.An Israeli website has said in...

Revenge of the Bear: Russia Strikes Back in Syria

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/revenge_of_the_bear_russia_strikes_back_in_syria_20130521/ Posted on May 20, 2013 ...

It’s News, Not Espionage

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/its_news_not_espionage_20130521/ Posted on May 20, 2013 ...

US seeks defence agreement with Maldives

  By ...

Union limits UC Medical workers to two-day strike

  By ...

Oklahoma tornado aftermath: LIVE UPDATES

3:54 GMT: Officials at two Oklahoma hospitals have revised the number of patients they have been treating. Since a massive tornado hit suburban Oklahoma City a total...

‘Myanmar must halt anti-Muslim violence’

US President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Myanma President Thein Sein in the Oval Office on May 20, 2013.US President Barack Obama has...

The Bigger Story Behind the AP Spying Scandal

Attack on the Press You know that the Department of Justice tapped scores of phone lines at the Associated Press. You might have heard that the...

Associated Press chief attacks White House over ‘unconstitutional’ investigation

The president of the Associated Press has lashed out at the United States government in his first interview since it was revealed that the...

US claims Chinese military is on new cyber offensive against America

Officials within the United States government say hackers from China have renewed their assault on US targets only three months after a highly-touted investigation...

Associated Press chief attacks White House over ‘unconstitutional’ investigation

The president of the Associated Press has lashed out at the United States government in his first interview since it was revealed that the...

Veterans Affairs Has 630,000 Claims Backlogged, Some More Than Two Years Old

Infowars.comMay 20, 2013 Veterans who’ve been patiently waiting for the benefits promised them by...

Corporations Are Stealing Billions in Tax Breaks, While the Confused, Screwed Citizenry Turn On...

As global capital becomes ever more powerful, giant corporations are holding governments and citizens up for ransom – eliciting subsidies and tax breaks from...

Labor union chief calls immigration bill dangerous, sees agency as ‘approval machine’

Stephen DinanWashington TimesMay 20, 2013 The Senate’s immigration bill will raise national security risks and the...

CIA Troublemaking in Caucasus

It is clear that Russia’s arrest and expulsion of two CIA agents who were trying to recruit members of the Russian intelligence service fighting...

US claims Chinese military is on new cyber offensive against America

Officials within the United States government say hackers from China have renewed their assault on US targets only three months after a highly-touted investigation...

Is Democracy in Trouble?

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/is_democracy_in_trouble_20130520/ Posted on May 20, 2013 ...

The IRS’s Job Is To Violate Our Liberties

“What do you expect when you target the President?” This is what an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agent allegedly said to the head of a conservative organization that was being audited after calling for the impeachment of then-President Clinton.

Former "Hero" Cop Accused of Raping Women at Gun Point

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US Supreme Court Rules for Agribusiness Giant Monsanto, Destruction of the Family Farm

By Eric London A series of pro-business decisions announced by the US Supreme Court in recent weeks marks a continuation of the judicial branch’s steady...

European Union Directly Funds Al Qaeda Looting of Syrian oil

According to a report yesterday in Britain’s Guardian newspaper, the European Union (EU) is directly funding US-backed Sunni Islamist terrorist groups fighting Syrian President...

Ceiling suspended: US takes on $300bn in new debt after hitting $16.7 trillion

America’s ticking debt bomb has been reset. Washington has suspended the debt ceiling, setting a date, and not a concrete dollar sum as a...

Angelina Jolie copied by men! Surgeons now cutting out healthy prostate glands of men...

Mike AdamsNaturalNewsMay 20, 2013 Beyond merely inspiring women to cut off healthy breasts just because they...

Effective Immediately: All Semi-Automatic Pistols Sold In California to Require “Micro Stamp” Ballistic Identification

Mac SlavoShftplanMay 20, 2013 In a controversial move that some believe will essentially lead to a...

White House Damage Control Script Jeopardized By New Disclosures

Zero HedgeMay 20, 2013 It has been a tough weekend for the President. First, the CEO of...

Guantanamo Force-Feeding Constitutes Torture

Guantanamo detention constitutes torture, abuse and ill-treatment. Long-term detention compounds it. Force-feeding increases unconscionable pain and suffering. Doing so violates core rule of law principles. Around...

Drone Proliferation in Europe: Domestic Surveillance and Unmanned Warfare

European countries are piling more pressure on the US to allow them to buy armed Predator and Reaper drones.  As we have previously reported...

X-drone pilot quit, after child killing

A former US assassination drone pilot says he quit the force after feeling Å“numb” about seeing a child and other civilians blown away in...

Why the SEP does not endorse the WikiLeaks Party

  By ...

Rise Up or Die

We went into our nation’s impoverished “sacrifice zones”—the first areas forced to kneel before the dictates of the marketplace—to show what happens when unfettered corporate capitalism and ceaseless economic expansion no longer have external impediments.

Big business demands lower wages in South Korea

During South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s recent trip to the United States, business executives took the opportunity to demand the right-wing president attack the conditions of the South Korean working class.

The decomposition of American democracy

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100 days of hunger: Anonymous stands up for Gitmo prisoners

Over the last three days Anonymous ‘Operation Guantanamo’ hashtags #OpGITMO and #GTMO have skyrocketed in popularity on Twitter, drawing attention to the 100th day...

Medical Marijuana: Big Pharma’s Campaign to Eliminate State-Sanctioned Cannabis Competitors?

As Colorado, California and Washington including 16 other states enjoy freedom under state law to operate legal medical marijuana-cannabis businesses the owners are often...

The Afghanistan War May End by 2024 … Maybe

Hamid Karzai has let the Pentagon’s cat out of the bag – to the displeasure of the Obama Administration. The Afghan president revealed inside...

Globalization Watch: Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

“Through this agreement, the Obama Administration is seeking to boost U.S. economic growth and support the creation and retention of high-quality American jobs by...

Did 9/11 Justify the War in Afghanistan?

There are many questions to ask about the war in Afghanistan. One that has been widely asked is whether it will turn out to...

Week in Review: The Pentagon’s War on America and the Imminent Global Recession

  Israel Mulling Plot to Assassinate Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, Global Research News, May 19, 2013 The Israeli regime’s security bodies are working on a plot...

Bashar al Assad Interview: Israel Supports Al Qaeda Terrorists

Bashar al-Assad: “I don’t give up. People say who stays and who should go, not U.S.” Bashar al-Assad interview with Argentine newspaper Clarin: “I don’t...

Africa and U.S. Imperialism: Post-Colonial Crises and the Imperatives of the African Revolution

Five decades since the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) while the Pentagon and NATO escalates its war drive on the continent...

UK PM stuck in EU dispute with Tories

A British Lord has accused Prime Minister David Cameron of Å“losing control” of his party over Europe.Former British Foreign Secretary Lord Howe has accused...

Michael Moore: Love Your Globalist Government

Kurt NimmoInfowars.comMay 19, 2013 On Friday night, filmmaker Michael Moore went on Bill Maher’s...

Gun control advocates now admit: IRS intimidation scandal proves Second Amendment needed to stop...

Mike AdamsNaturalNewsMay 19, 2013 In the face of the outrageous IRS intimidation scandal now sweeping across...

Monsanto Protection Act May Soon Be Repealed Thanks to Activism

Anthony GucciardiPrisonPlanet.comMay 19, 2013 The so-called Monsanto Protection Act signed into law earlier this year caused such...

Gitmo lawyer objects to client condition

This file photo shows a detainee with guards at the USâ„¢s prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The lawyer of an inmate held at the USâ„¢s...

Truthdigger of the Week: Sen. Angus King

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/truthdigger_of_the_week_sen_angus_king_20130518/ Posted on May 18, 2013 ...

Native Americans exit pipeline talks

A mock oil pipeline is carried during a demonstration near the White House, in Washington, against the construction of the planned Keystone XL pipeline....

Infowars challenges Piers Morgan to Declare Government Has Become Fully Tyrannical

Morgan makes a near 180, declares American government “vaguely tyrannical”Adan SalazarInfowars.comMay 18, 2013 It...

America’s “Long War”: Pentagon tells US Senate Wars will Continue for Decades

Testifying before the US Senate Committee on Armed Services on Thursday, Pentagon officials claimed that “war on terror” legislation gives them sweeping powers to...

Continued Cover-up of Contacts of Boston Bombing Suspects with FBI and US Intelligence

In testimony before the US Senate Thursday, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Robert Mueller continued the official cover-up of the advance warnings and extensive...

Gloves Off: Russia Names CIA Station Chief in Moscow

Earlier this week, the CIA’s Russian outpost was deeply humiliated when (in a calculated move following accusations that the US had not gotten appropriate...

More Israeli tourists visiting Turkey

Latest data have revealed that the number of Israeli tourists visiting Turkey is increasing following Tel Avivâ„¢s apology to Ankara over the 2010 killing...

No peace pipe: Native American tribes on warpath over Keystone XL pipeline

Leaders from 11 Native American tribes stormed out of a meeting with US federal officials in Rapid City, South Dakota, to protest the proposed...

IRS Targeted Billy Graham Ministry and Other Christian Groups

Dave Bohon New AmericanMay 18, 2013 As the White House announced May 15 that acting IRS...

Spying on the Media and the US Congress: The AP Seizures and the Frightening...

“Paranoia,” said Woody Allen, “is knowing all the facts.” By that measure, we’re becoming more and more “paranoid” every day. This week, we learned...

‘Syria no-fly zone decision rests with UN’

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at the Washington-based Brookings Institution on Friday.Turkeyâ„¢s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it would be up...

Close Gitmo, DC demonstrators say

Park Police arrest protesters outside of the White House on May 17, 2013.Demonstrators demanding the closure of the Guantanamo prison have marked the 100th...

Looming Health Crisis: Wireless Technology and the Toxification of America

As a multitude of hazardous wireless technologies are deployed in homes, schools and workplaces, government officials and industry representatives continue to insist on their...

Congress rethinks 9/11 law on military force; Pentagon officials say it ‘serves its purpose’

Associated PressMay 17, 2013 Congress is rethinking the broad authority it gave the president to wage...

Financial Times latest Western media outlet hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Hackers continued needling Western media outlets this week, briefly compromising the web site and social media presence of the Financial Times on Friday, days...

Financial Times latest Western media outlet hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Hackers continued needling Western media outlets this week, briefly compromising the web site and social media presence of the Financial Times on Friday, days...

Infowars Exclusive: IRS Form Sent to Patriot Groups

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com May 17, 2013 Alex Jones and Infowars.com received a copy of the form sent to Tea Party and patriot groups. The...

Washington gets explicit: its ‘war on terror’ is permanent

Glenn GreenwaldThe GuardianMay 17, 2013 Last October, senior Obama officials anonymously unveiled to the Washington Post...

White House Shield Bill Could Actually Make It Easier For the Government to Get...

Trevor TimmPressFreedomFoundation.orgMay 17, 2013 Under fire for the unprecedented Justice Department leak investigation that has engulfed...

The US Government Might Be the Biggest Hacker in the World

Cyber crime is big business in the US. It’s used to spy, steal, harass competition, political opponents, or to stage an attack and blamed...

News Anchor Who Complained of IRS Harassment ‘Off the Air’

John Nolte Breitbart May 17, 2013 Larry Connors, the KMOV anchor who asked Barack Obama some tough questions about his family’s vacation habits and...

Activist fasts in solidarity with Gitmos

A British peace activist will launch a 24-hour fast on Saturday in a bid to encourage US authorities to shut down the Guantanamo prison,...

‘Monsanto Protection Act’ might be repealed in Senate

The so-called Monsanto Protection Act signed into law earlier this year caused such an outrage that people around the world are planning to protest...

US weakens fracking rules

The federal government has proposed a new set of national fracking rules that would weaken disclosure requirements. The proposal allows ‘trade secrets’ to remain...

Pentagon plans to fight ‘War on Terror’ for another 20 years

rt.comMay 17, 2013 Even after cutting off the head of al-Qaeda, the United States Department of...

Recurring Nightmares? Wake Up and Take Action

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/recurring_nightmares_wake_up_and_take_action_20130517/ Posted on May 17, 2013 ...

The Other IRS Scandal: Outright War Against Marijuana Dispensaries

Dispensaries providing marijuana to doctor-approved patients operate in a number of states, but they are under assault by the federal government. SWAT-style raids by...

Ways and Means Committee Chairman: U.S. Tax System “Rotten at the Core”

Kurt NimmoInfowars.comMayt 17, 2013 In an opening statement on Friday during a hearing into...

Israel Threatens More Attacks against Syria

May 15 is Nakba Day. It follows Israel’s May 14 Independence Day. This year was no exception. Clashes erupted across the West Bank and East...

Second Top IRS Official Resigns Over Scandal — One Month Before Scheduled To Retire

Infowars.comMay 17, 2013 Expected to retire in June, Joseph Grant, head of the tax-exempt and government...

Challenging the US Economic Power Sturcuture: Popular Resistance Percolates Throughout the Land

Every week we are inspired by the many people throughout the country who are doing excellent work to challenge the power structure and put...

OpGTMO: Zero hour to Anonymous global anti-Gitmo action nears

The hacktivist collective Anonymous is set to launch ‘Operation Guantanamo’ to mark 100 days of the Gitmo hunger strike with a series of “twitterstorms,...

Global Slump, Continued Stagnation of US Economy. Sharp Increase in Jobless Benefit Claims

A string of negative economic figures released this week point to continuing stagnation in the US in the midst of a worsening slump internationally....

The Associated Press (AP) Spying Scandal and the Crisis of American Democracy

The Obama administration’s secret seizure of the phone records of Associated Press reporters is the latest attack on core democratic rights in the United...

Gitmo hunger strike enters 101st day

Guantanamo captives perform collective prayers. (File photo)A hunger strike by prisoners at the US-run Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba has entered its 101st day,...

Dead SEALs’ families blame Washington

A Chinook helicopter stands in the shadows of crouching US soldiers. (File photo)The families of US commandos killed in a 2011 downing of a...

Natural News challenges Angelina Jolie to denounce corporate patents on human genes

Mike AdamsNatural NewsMay 17, 2013 Following recent revelations of how Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy P.R. stunt feeds...

10 Amazing Charts That Demonstrate The Slow, Agonizing Death Of The American Worker

Michael SnyderEconomic CollapseMay 17, 2013 The middle class American worker is in danger of becoming an...

IRS Official in Charge During Tea Party Targeting Now Runs Health Care Office

John ParkinsonABC NewsMay 17, 2013 The Internal Revenue Service official in charge of the tax-exempt organizations...

Private Security Force To Subject Bilderberg Protesters To Pat-Downs

Jurriaan MaessenInfowars.comMay 17, 2013 The good news is, journalists and protesters are allowed to come closer...

10 Ridiculous Christian Right Prophesies

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An Interview With Ron Wyden, the Senate’s Powerful Policy Wonk

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/an_interview_with_ron_wyden_the_senates_powerful_policy_wonk_20130516/ Posted on May 16, 2013 ...

Sharp increase in US jobless benefit claims

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Erdogan will visit Gaza, West Bank

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Barack Obama hold a joint press conference in Washington on May 16, 2013.Turkish Prime Minister...

BP blasts US judge in fight against compensation claims

Oil giant BP has petitioned a US court regarding the company’s payouts stemming from its 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico,...

Turkish protesters blame govt. for blasts

Turkish protesters blame govt. for blastsRelatives cry as pallbearers carry the coffin of Fehmi Karaca, 69, a shop owner killed in Saturdayâ„¢s bombings, for...

Angelina Jolie part of a clever corporate scheme to protect billions in BRCA gene...

Mike AdamsInfowars.comMay 16, 2013 Angelina Jolie’s announcement of undergoing a double mastectomy (surgically removing...

West hampering talks on Syria: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says certain Western states are making efforts to limit the participants in an international peace conference on Syria and...

Pentagon plans to fight ‘War on Terror’ for another 20 years

Even after cutting off the head of al-Qaeda, the United States Department of Defense doesn’t believe an end to the war on terror is...

‘US, Turkey will keep up anti-Assad bid’

US President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan hold a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, May 16, 2013.US...

CIA-connected SAIC Awarded Government “Cyber Security” Contract

Kurt NimmoInfowars.comMay 16, 2013 The police state brain trust — connected at the hip...

The False God of ‘Narrative’

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_false_god_of_narrative_20130516/ Posted on May 16, 2013 ...

“Secret Negotiations”: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): A Corporate Takeover?

By Dave Johnson You will be hearing a lot about the upcoming Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. TPP’s negotiations are being held in secret with details kept secret...

Spying on Members of the US Congress: DoJ Tapped Congressional Rooms as Well as...

Has the Obama Department of Justice Violated the Separation of Powers? California Congressman  Devin Nunes (R-CA) says that the Department Of Justice tapped phones...

CIA approved AP report that triggered investigation

The Associated Press and the administration of United States President Barack Obama are at odds over whether or not the AP’s publishing of a...

“Cuban Democracy” versus “American Democracy”

Arnold August is a political scientist an author, journalist and lecturer living in Montreal, Canada (Quebec). He is the author of Democracy in Cuba and...

Hunger strikers won’t stop until they get a fair trial – former Gitmo inmate

Murat Kunaz a former prisoner in Guantanamo says that the inmates currently on hunger strike will not voluntarily eat again unless they get a...

‘US satisfaction drops to 24 percent’

A new poll indicates that fewer Americans are satisfied with the situation in the United States.A new nationwide opinion poll indicates that less than...

Police Department Forced To Borrow Ammo From Local Resident

Mass shortage continues as government dries up supply.Steve WatsonInfowars.comMay 16, 2013 In the wake...

How Billionaires Took Over American Democracy

Billionaires with an axe to grind,...

The New Pay-As-You-Go Landscape of American ‘Democracy’

Today, politics is a rich man’s game. Look no further than the 2012 elections and that season’s biggest donor, 79-year-old casino mogul Sheldon Adelson.

Spying on Journalists: House Hearing Whitewashes US Government Seizure of Associated Press Phone Records

Two days after the Associated Press revealed that the Justice Department had secretly seized telephone records of its editors and reporters, the Obama administration...

White House releases Benghazi emails, seeks to defuse controversy

Jeff Masonreuters.comMay 16, 2013 The White House on Wednesday sought to defuse controversy over its handling...

Google-Berg Merger Ushers in Planned-Opolis Future in the “Hybrid Age”

Daniel Taylor Infowars.comMay 16, 2013 The secretive Bilderberg Group has had more exposure in...

Encircling Russia with US Military Bases: Moscow Catches CIA Spy Red-Handed

CIA agents operate most everywhere. Some pose as diplomats. Diplomacy provides cover for why they’re sent. Christopher Fogle was caught red-handed. He was assigned to...

IRS criminality proves big government is lawless, unrestrained and utterly out of control

Mike AdamsNatural NewsMay 16, 2013 Without any direction from the President, if you believe the current...