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Geoengineering: Assessing the Implications of Large-Scale Climate Intervention

A 2009 US House of Representatives hearing mentions how there would be no more blue skies if geoengineering programs were to persist. Shepard Ambellas, theintelhub.com | In November of 2009 a geoengineering hearing took place in the US House of Representatives. During the hearing, the committee ...

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Medical Marijuana Activists Demand A Clear Policy From Obama

AP | SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama says he won’t go after pot users in Colorado and Washington, two states that just legalized the drug for recreational use. But advocates argue the president said the same thing about medical ...

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Newtown school shooting story already being changed by the media

NaturalNews | The national media is ablaze today with coverage of the tragic elementary school shooting in Newtown, CT, where 27 people have reportedly been killed, including 18 children. As always, when violent shootings take place, honest journalists are forced ...

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Chomsky on Obama’s Human Rights Record

ERIC BAILEY | Professor Noam Chomsky is an Institute Professor and Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Linguistics & Philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was educated at the University of Philadelphia and at Harvard University as a ...

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US Recognizes Unelected Terrorists as Syrian ‘Representatives’

Tony Cartalucci, Activist Post |  As expected, after a long pause of feigned “consideration,” the US has recognized the militants it has been arming, funding, aiding logistically and supporting diplomatically since as early as 2007, as the “legitimate representatives of the Syrian people,” ...

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NSA warrantless surveillance debate looms

A measure granting the government expansive power to intercept electronic communications in the United States without a warrant is set to expire this month, setting up a sharp debate in the Senate over how to balance privacy against national security. ...

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US Congress bans word ‘lunatic’ in federal legislation

The sharply divided US Congress has been able to agree on one thing at least – that the word “lunatic” should be banned. The House of Representatives voted 398-1 on Wednesday to strike the term from all federal legislation, after ...

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Dostoyevsky: Why American dream was never a bargain

Nicolas Bonnal | The American dream…We have been told for two centuries that America was the awesome land of dreams and achievement, and that the rest of the world was a mere failure; that in Europe everyone was starving while ...

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Patriot Act allows US to spy worldwide, Europeans outraged

Information that Europeans keep stored online could be accessed by US law enforcement agencies. That’s according to a report issued by one university in Amsterdam, which revealed the anti-terrorism Patriot Act gives Washington legal grounds to bypass Europe‘s privacy laws. ...

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Obama prepared to go over ‘fiscal cliff’

The US Treasury Secretary has said the Obama administration is “absolutely” ready for the US economy to go over the “fiscal cliff” rather than accept a budget deal that does not include higher tax rates for top earners. Timothy Geithner ...

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