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October 22, 2014 - Today in History:
1746 - The College of New Jersey was officially chartered. It later
became known as Princeton University.
1836 - Sam Houston was inaugurated as the first constitutionally elected
president of the Republic of Texas.
1907 - The Panic of 1907 began when depositors began withdrawing money
from many New York banks.
1939 - The first televised pro football game was telecast from New York.
Brooklyn defeated Philadelphia 23-14.
1954 - The Federal Republic of Germany was invited to join the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
1962 - U.S. President Kennedy went on radio and television to inform the
United States about his order to send U.S. forces to blockade Cuba. The
blockade was in response to the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the
1968 - Apollo 7 splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean. The spacecraft had
orbited the Earth 163 times.
1975 - Air Force Technical Sergeant Leonard Matlovich was discharged
after publicly declaring his homosexuality. His tombstone reads " "A gay
Vietnam Veteran. When I was in the military they gave me a medal for
killing two men and a discharge for loving one."
1979 - The ousted Shah of Iran, Mohammad Riza Pahlavi was allowed into
the U.S. for medical treatment.
1986 - U.S. President Reagan signed the Tax Reform Act of 1986 into law.
1995 - The 50th anniversary of the United Nations was marked by a record
number of world leaders gathering.
1998 - The United Nations announced that over 2 million children had
been killed in war as innocent victims since 1987.
1999 - The U.N. Security Council voted to send 6,000 troops to Sierra
Leone to oversee a peace plan that had been signed in July.
2010 - The Internation Space Station set the record (3641 days) for the
longest continuous human occupation of space. It had been continuously
inhabited since November 2, 2000.
Syria wants Turkey, S Arabia, Qatar, Israel punished
Press TV - Syria's permanent ambassador to the United Nations has called
on the world body to punish “the terrorist coalition of Turkey, Saudi
Arabia, Qatar and Israel”. At a UN Security Council session on Tuesday,
Bashar al-Jaafari said the coalition has been seeking to destroy Syria
by fanning the flames of terrorism and shedding the blood of Syrian
US seeking military ties with Japan to counter China, Russia: Analyst
Press TV - “You see steadily an increase in Japanese militarism and
Japanese collaboration with the US,” Joel Kovel said in a phone
interview with Press TV on Tuesday. The United States is worried about
an increasing collaboration between Russia and China, he added.
Boots On the Ground in Syria a Possibility if Republicans Take Senate
Kurt Nimmo - The move to send troops into Syria will be spearheaded by
Arizona Sen. John McCain, a neocon who has long called for direct
intervention in the country and removal of its leader, Bashar al-Assad.
McCain is slotted to become chairman of the Senate Armed Services
Committee in January. The committee exercises legislative oversight of
the nation’s military, including the Department of Defense. Fellow war
neocon Lindsey Graham also sits on the influential committee.
Obama Humiliated Again After Weapons Airdropped For Syrian Rebels End Up
In ISIS Hands
Zero Hedge - The White House stated on CNN, "we feel very confident
that, when we air drop support as we did into Kobani… we’ve been able to
hit the target in terms of reaching the people we want to reach."
Perhaps not all of them... Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kriby
confirms the latest embarrassment for the administration...
How General Dynamics Just Got A $600 Million Check From Uncle Sam,
Courtesy Of ISIS
Zero Hedge - As Reuters reports, the U.S. government on Monday said it
had approved the sale to Iraq of $600 million in tank ammunition
manufactured by General Dynamics Corp saying it would help the Iraqi
government establish an integrated ground defense capability.
Russian bases to span entire Arctic border by end of 2014
RT - Russia will have military control of the entirety of its 6,200 km
Arctic coastal zone by the end of 2014, just a year after Moscow
announced its ambitious plan to build military presence in the region,
Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has announced.
Total CEO crash: Investigators say snowplow driver ‘drunk’, lawyer
RT - Russian prosecutors claim the driver of the snowplow which crashed
with Total CEO Christophe de Margerie’s jet was drunk. His lawyer,
however, says he was completely sober, due to a heart condition
preventing him from drinking. “My client is suffering from an acute
heart condition; he does not drink at all and his relatives and friends
can testify to that,” Aleksandr Karabanov, the lawyer, said.
Russia Adds A Record 1,200,000 Ounces Of Physical Gold To Their Reserves
ETF News - As evidenced by the Russian central bank, it appears that
Russia has added another 1,200,000 ounces of physical gold to their
reserves. Total Russian gold reserves now stand at 37,000,000 ounces, or
1049 tonnes.... It is no coincidence that the petrodollar system is
losing ground and that countries like Russia and China keep on hoarding
large amounts of gold. This trend could end up in a lost of trust in the
US dollar leading the world reserve to collapse.
Greece Is In Full-Blown Stock Market Collapse
Business Insider - As if the world didn't have enough to be worried
about (ISIS, Ebola, slowing China, Ukraine, slowing Germany, Fed
tightening, etc.) now look what's back: Greece. And in a big way. The
stock market is down over 9% on Wednesday, which is about as big as
VIDEO: Judge Napolitano: Who Can Sue Over Ebola Exposure?
Liberty Crier - Judge Andrew Napolitano discusses the legal aspects of
possible Ebola-related lawsuits.
Rick Perry Announces New Ebola Containment Center
Breitbart - A designated space at The University of Texas Medical Branch
at Galveston will additionally be utilized as a containment facility....
"In the event of another diagnosis this facility will allow us to act
quickly to limit the virus’ reach and give patients the care they need
in an environment where health care workers are specially trained and
equipped to deal with the unique requirements of this disease.
Dallas hospital administrators ignored nurses' complaints about holes in
protective gear while treating Ebola patients
(NaturalNews) One of the nurses who was present during the treatment of
"patient zero" at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has come
forward with allegations of serious administrative failures that put
workers at risk.
Ebola in Sierra Leone increasing to rate of more than 20 deaths per day
The Guardian - Government estimates confirm rise with 49 new cases at
start of week across two Ebola zones in capital Freetown.
U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through five airports
(Reuters) - The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola
on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an
epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports
conducting enhanced screening for the virus. The restrictions on
passengers whose trips originated in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea
were announced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and were set
to go into effect on Wednesday.
Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola
The Guardian - An American video journalist being treated for Ebola is
now free of the virus and will be released soon, the Omaha hospital
where he is being treated said Tuesday. A recent test showed Ashoka
Mukpo's blood is negative for the virus, according to the Nebraska
Medical Center. The test was confirmed by the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention. Mukpo will be allowed to leave the hospital's
biocontainment unit Wednesday.
TSA agent at Hopkins Airport patted down Ebola patient Amber Vinson
19actionnews.com - The TSA does confirm a routine pat-down by one of its
agents on Amber Vinson at Hopkins Airport on Oct. 13, the day she
traveled back to Dallas from Cleveland.... A source is telling Scott
Taylor that TSA agent involved in the pat-down is now on paid leave....
The employee was instructed by CDC to self-monitor over the next few
days, as a precautionary measure. TSA also has assigned its chief
medical officer to our employee to provide additional support.
Louisiana Firefighter Claims Small Community Received 300 Body Bags for
Adan Salazar - “They gave us… we just ordered 5 Class A level suits,
hazmat suits for Ebola,” the firefighter says to citizen journalist
Michael DiBari. The firefighter proceeds to state that a sizable number
of body bags had also been ordered, despite Denham springs having a
minimal population of around 10 thousand people.... The firefighter also
told DiBari he had received a certified letter from the NSA highlighting
a “lone wolf” threat from the terror group ISIS.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
US ordered to explain withholding of Iraq and Afghanistan
TheGuardian.com - The Obama administration has until early
December to detail its reasons for withholding as many as 2,100
graphic photographs depicting US military torture of detainees
in Iraq and Afghanistan, a federal judge ordered on Tuesday.
Obama considers allowing torture overseas
RT - According to the New York Times, the Obama administration
remains divided over what stance a Washington delegation will
officially take at the UN-sponsored Committee Against Torture
panel early next month in the Swiss city.
Obama admin withholding 2,100 US military torture photos
RT -Federal Judge Alvin Hellerstein has given the US Justice
Department until December 12 to defend its rationale for
withholding each photograph on an individual basis. Hellerstein
will then deliver his ruling on the future fate of the
photographs after he conducts a review of the government’s case.
New York Times FAIL: 'McCain No Connections To ISIS?!?'
Activist Post - While the NY Times denies the photographs
showing John McCain and Baghdadi together, it freely admits that
McCain met with the Free Syrian Army, itself a terrorist
organization responsible for indiscriminate killings, imposition
of sharia law, murders, rapes, cannibalism and more.
VIDEO: 33 Police Officers Fire 600 Bullets Into Car Knowing It
Contained A Hostage, Killing Her
Liberty Crier -The attorney for the family of Misty Holt-Singh
spoke at a press conference, questioning the police department’s
US facing sanctions after defying WTO trade rules
RT - The United States could soon be facing sanctions as a
result of a ruling handed down by the World Trade Organization
this week concerning an American meat labeling law contested by
officials in Mexico and Canada. On Monday, the WTO decided
against the US and said the nation’s country-of-origin labeling
law is in violation of international fair trade rules.
YouTube: CNN & BBC Busted! ISIS Is A Fake Threat
Shocking proof that crisis actors, green screens, CGI, and paid
propagandist are being used to fake worldwide events in order to
scare people into giving up liberties, go to war, and create a
one world government.
The Most 'Distrusted' News Sources In America
Zero Hedge - You know there's a problem with the media when Al-Jazeera
is trusted more than NBC, CNN, and MSNBC. As Pew research's
Journalism Project shows in the following table, the study
attempted to measure not just whether people had heard of a
variety of news sources, but which ones they really trusted when
it came time to get straight info about politics and
Land Of The Free? 1 In 3 Americans Are On File With The FBI In
The US Police State
Zero Hedge - Over the past 20 years, prompted by changing police
tactics and a zero-tolerance attitude toward small crimes,
authorities have made more than a quarter of a billion arrests,
the Federal Bureau of Investigation estimates. Nearly one out of
every three American adults are on file in the FBI’s master
October 22: National Protest Against The Police State
Activist Post - The October 22 Coalition to Stop Police
Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation
has been mobilizing every year since 1996 for a National Day of
Protest on October 22, bringing together those under the gun and
those not under the gun as a powerful voice to expose the
epidemic of police brutality.
21 US cities restrict sharing food with homeless people
Al Jazeera - In the United States, 21 cities have restricted
sharing food with homeless people through legislation or
community pressure since January 2013, and about 10 other cities
are in the process of doing so, the National Coalition for the
Homeless (NCH) said in a report released Monday.
The Magic Number Is Revealed: It Costs Central Banks $200
Billion Per Quarter To Avoid A Market Crash
Zero Hedge - We have all seen it countless times before: visual
confirmation that without the Fed's (and all other central
banks') liquidity pump, the S&P would be about 70% lower than
were it is now.
19 Very Surprising Facts About The Messed Up State Of The U.S.
Economic Collapse - Barack Obama and the Federal Reserve are
lying to you. The "economic recovery" that we all keep hearing
about is mostly just a mirage.
VA steers Gulf War illness panel from science
azcentral.com - The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking
new members who offer "fresh perspectives" for an advisory
committee that researches illnesses tied to the first Gulf War.
BBC: Smart meters open to hack attack
takebackyourpower.net - In addition to having been retitled to
something that shifts the finger-pointing in the direction of
the ratepayer, this BBC article appears to include edited-in
propaganda — for those who can read between lines.
Money Missing - Michael J. Murphy
thecontrail.com - It brings me great regret to inform you that
all of the donated funds for “WHO in the World is Spraying?” are
missing and the production for the film has not moved forward in
Protect Yourself from RFID: Frightening Tracking Tech
Katherine Albrecht & Liz McIntyre - A creepy new spying
technology called Radio Frequency Identification – known by its
abbreviation RFID — is starting to show up on products you buy
at stores like Walmart, and it could be used to track your every
32 Cities Want to Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit
Motherboard - More than two dozen cities in 19 states announced
today that they're sick of big telecom skipping them over for
internet infrastructure upgrades and would like to build gigabit
fiber networks themselves and help other cities follow their
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
James Stewart speaks about being arrested and declared a
terrorist for providing raw milk to health-conscious families
(NaturalNews) Rawesome Foods defendant James Stewart, who was
prosecuted in California for daring to sell raw milk, talked
recently about his treatment while in custody... In this video
interview, Stewart also said he was "forced to do things" that
he did not want to do and that, generally speaking, due to him
being labeled as a "sovereign," he is now considered to be "a
terrorist" by authorities.
53 organizations agree that USDA should not allow farmed fish at
sea to be labeled “organic”
centerforfoodsafety.org - “It’s mind-boggling to think that USDA
would seriously consider allowing fish farms at sea to be
organic,” said Dr. Lisa J. Bunin, Center for Food Safety’s
Organic Policy Director and the report’s co-author. “It’s
absolutely impossible to control or monitor the wide range of
substances, including toxic pollutants, that flow into and out
of sea-based farms.”
Glyphosate and aluminum in vaccines associated with rise of
(NaturalNews) Besides vaccines, there appears to be another
major culprit in the escalating autism epidemic: Roundup
herbicide. Data compiled from multiple government sources
reveals that the steadily rising epidemic of autism in the U.S.
is directly correlated with the rising use of glyphosate, the
primary active ingredient in Roundup, on American crops.
Antibiotics linked to obesity in children
(NaturalNews) The study is only the latest to show a potential
connection between excessive antibiotic use early in life and
the later development of chronic health conditions. Researchers
believe that these links may stem from the fact that early
antibiotic use hampers the development of a healthy community of
beneficial bacteria in the body, known as the microbiome.
Fluoridated water calcifies your arteries: study
(NaturalNews) A major promoter of heart disease in the U.S.
today could be a chemical that the government has been
intentionally dumping into the water supply for decades on the
premise that it prevents tooth decay.
Top 5 Reasons to Add Cashews to Your Diet
Natural News Blog - Native to Brazil, cashew nuts come from the
fruit of a cashew tree. Commonly called cashew nuts, they are
actually the kidney-shaped seeds found on the bottom of the
cashew apple. In Brazil and the Caribbean, natives widely regard
cashews as a delicacy. Knowing the health benefits of cashews
and other tree nuts, these nutty treats should become a part of
your daily diet.
Top 5 kitchen items for home remedies & natural medicine
(NaturalNews) I remember the days when my medicine cabinet was
filled with over the counter drugs along with prescription
medications. Those days are gone. These are the top 5 kitchen
items my family uses for first aid and health care.
How Candida makes you crave junk food
(NaturalNews) There is no doubt that your blood sugar has a lot
to do with sugar cravings, but blood sugar is not the only
metabolic process driving you. If you are living with an
overabundance of Candida in your system, it wants to be fed. And
it's preferred food is sugar. The relationship we have with
Candida can create much stronger cravings for sugar and alcohol
than blood sugar or other known factors.
School Inoculates Third Grader in ‘Vaccine Pilot Program’
Without Parental Permission
Mikael Thalen - A mother in Meridian, Idaho is speaking out
after a school nurse administered a flu vaccine to her
8-year-old child without her permission. The West Ada School
District, which is running a flu vaccination pilot program,
allegedly vaccinated the third grader by mistake according to
Medication frequently, unintentionally given incorrectly to
STEPin2 - According to researchers from Nationwide Children’s
Hospital, 63,000 children under six years old experienced
out-of-hospital medication errors every year between 2002-2012.
One child is affected every 8 minutes, usually by a parent with
good intentions or an unintentional error by a caregiver. The
research was published in the journal Pediatrics. The most
common medication errors in children happen in their home,
another residence, and school. The most common medications are
painkillers and fever-reducers such as acetaminophen and
Natural Cure for Depression Silenced?
Natural Blaze - Depression affects over 25 million Americans a
year. But did you know there is a highly effective natural
treatment? Inositol – or Vitamin B8.
Think Your Dog Has a Migraine?
Dr. Becker - This treatment for a Cocker Spaniel with
migraine-like headaches was suggested last year in the Journal
of Veterinary Internal Medicine. I'm troubled by the immediate
use of powerful drugs (one medication given to the Cocker has a
stunning 250+ adverse side effects in humans) before first
exploring safer options.
October 21, 2014 - Today in History:
1797 - "Old Ironsides," the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, was launched
in Boston's harbor.
1879 - Thomas Edison invented the electric incandescent lamp. It would
last 13 1/2 hours before it would burn out.
1917 - The first U.S. soldiers entered combat during World War I near
1918 - Margaret Owen set a typing speed record of 170 words per minute
on a manual typewriter.
1925 - The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it had fined 29,620
people for prohibition (of alcohol) violations.
1927 - In New York City, construction began on the George Washington
1944 - During World War II, the German city of Aachen was captured by
1967 - Thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, DC, in
opposition to the Vietnam War.
1983 - The Pentagon reported that 2,000 Marines were headed to Grenada
to protect and evacuate Americans living there.
1986 - The U.S. ordered 55 Soviet diplomats to leave. The action was in
reaction to the Soviet Union expelling five American diplomats.
1991 - Jesse Turner, an American hostage in Lebanon, was released after
nearly five years of being imprisoned.
1994 - North Korea and the U.S. signed an agreement requiring North
Korea to halt its nuclear program and agree to inspections.
2003 - The U.S. Senate voted to ban what was known as partial birth
2003 - North Korea rejected U.S. President George W. Bush's offer of a
written pledge not to attack in exchange for the communist nation
agreeing to end its nuclear weapons program.
2003 - Invoking a hastily-passed law, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ordered a
feeding tube reinserted into Terry Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman at the
center of a bitter right-to-die battle.
Kiev govt used cluster munitions in populated zones in E. Ukraine – HRW
RT - The forces of the Kiev government used cluster munitions in
populated areas in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, says Human
Rights Watch. It adds that the use of this forbidden weaponry violates
the laws of war.
Georgia planning to host NATO training center
Press TV - Georgia says it will allow the opening of a North Atlantic
Treaty Organization (NATO) training center on its soil despite pressure
America’s war on Afghan drugs fails, opium production peaks
RT - Despite Washington spending $7.6 billion on counter-narcotic
initiatives in Afghanistan, 2013 witnessed a record surge in the amount
of opium poppy cultivation, according to the US inspector general for
Russia supplying weapons to Iraq, Syria
World Bulletin News - Russia and the U.S. agree that ISIL must be
fought, but they disagree about who should do the fighting. Russia is
supplying the Assad regime in Syria, while the U.S and coalition forces
are supplying weapons to forces battling to topple Syrian President
"Anti-Petrodollar" CEO Of French Energy Giant Total Dies In Freak Plane
Crash In Moscow
Zero Hedge - Three months ago, the CEO of Total, Christophe de Margerie,
dared utter the phrase heard around the petrodollar world, "There is no
reason to pay for oil in dollars," as we noted here. Today, RT reports
the dreadful news that he was killed in a business jet crash at Vnukovo
Airport in Moscow after the aircraft hit a snow-plough on take-off. The
airport issued a statement confirming "a criminal investigation has been
opened into the violation of safety regulations," adding that along with
3 crewmembers on the plane, the snow-plough driver was also killed.
Obama’s Ebola Czar Thinks There’s Too Many People in Africa
Paul Joseph Watson - President Barack Obama’s new ‘Ebola Czar’ Ron Klain
is an enthusiastic advocate of population control who thinks that there
are too many people in Africa. Klain’s role in overseeing the United
States’ response to a virus that has killed thousands of Africans and
threatens to infect up to 10,000 a week by December 1st is somewhat
disconcerting given his views on overpopulation.
Family of first Ebola victim in US released from quarantine
RT - The mandatory quarantine for the family of Thomas Eric Duncan, the
first Ebola patient in the US who died on October 8, has ended. With the
release, Louise Troh, Duncan’s fiance who was held at a secret location
in Dallas, expressed both relief and grief.
Anonymous Ebola Patient Released from Atlanta Hospital Where Texas Nurse
Continues to Receive Care
Breitbart - Dallas, Texas nurse Amber Vinson continues to receive care
at Emory University Hospital after contracting the deadly Ebola virus
while an anonymous patient leaves the hospital, cleared of the disease
and heading to an undisclosed location.
Media responds: 'Six reasons to panic' about Ebola in America
(NaturalNews) A growing segment of the mainstream media is now engaging
in cognitive dissonance regarding the Ebola crisis, warning the public
not to get in a fear frenzy over the disease even though this same media
is responsible for stirring up such panic in the first place.
Ebola Toys Fly off the Shelves, Help to Fight Fearsome Disease:
RIA Novosti - A US firm, Connecticut-based GIANTmicrobes, has recently
sold out thousands of plush Ebola toys, which are touted as a “uniquely
contagious gift” that can help a person learn “all about a fearsome
front page disease.”
US Army withheld promise from Germany that Ebola virus wouldn’t be
paulcraigroberts.org - German High Government Official Seeks
Washington’s Reassurance that the US did Not Weaponize the Species of
Ebola that Germany Made Available to Washington. Washington has not
provided the reassurance. By providing the virus to Washington prior to
effective reassurances, Germany is complicit in the breakout of a
bio-warfare grade of ebola, which has now spread to the US and Europe.
WHO Declares Nigeria Ebola-Free After 42 Days With No Cases
Patriot Rising - The World Health Organization declared Nigeria Ebola
free on Monday after a 42 day period with no new cases, a success story
with lessons for countries still struggling to contain the deadly virus.
Pentagon Says Ebola Strike Team Does Not Violate Posse Comitatus
Kurt Nimmo - Pentagon press secretary, Rear Admiral John Kirby, on
Monday dismissed constitutional concerns over the decision to deploy the
military in response to the Ebola virus in the United States.
Beta-Lactam Antibiotics Cause Excessive Bleeding, Other ‘Ebola-Like’
Natural Society - It’s just like the pharmaceutical paradigm to get a
drug passed through government agencies that causes ‘Ebola-like’
symptoms. This is the case with the latest Beta-Lactam antibiotics being
used throughout third world countries. Beta-Lactam is being heralded as
a new discovery. A new class of “Non-β-lactam Inhibitors of
Penicillin-Binding Proteins with Gram-Positive Antibacterial Activity”
that supposedly work by inhibiting cell wall synthesis by the bacterial
Ebola: Nurses Union Demands Obama Become Medical Dictator
New American - Citing the threat of Ebola spreading further
domestically, the largest labor union for registered nurses in the
United States called on Obama to “invoke his executive authority” to
commandeer hospitals and essentially declare himself to be medical
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Libel or free speech? Woman posts sign ‘outing’ neighbor for
owning a gun
Bizpac Review - Halleck, of Olmsted County, Minn., takes his two
daughters to and from Harriet Bishop Elementary in Rochester
every day, reported ABC News 6. Their safety, he says, is his No
1 concern. As part of keeping them safe, Halleck carries a
concealed firearm with a legal permit.... Unfortunately for
Halleck, one nosy neighbor, Kimberly Edson, decided it was her
duty to un-conceal the weapon by placing a sign with Matthew’s
picture on it across the street from the school.
YouTube: Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk: National Service is
Anti-Liberty and Un-American
Ron Paul 10/20/14 - Former Clinton Administration Labor
Secretary Robert Reich recently called on the government to
force young people to spend two years either “serving” in the
military or performing some other type of government-directed
“community service.” Neoconservative Senator John McCain has
introduced legislation creating a mandatory national service
program very similar to Reich’s proposal.
Politico Poll 64% Believe America Is ‘Out of Control’
Breitbart - "An overwhelming majority of voters in the most
competitive 2014 elections say it feels as if events in the
United States are 'out of control' and expressed mounting alarm
about terrorism, anxiety about Ebola and harsh skepticism of
both political parties only three weeks before the Nov. 4
midterms," reports Politico.
ISIS Cited as Michigan Village’s Police Push for Secrecy
antiwar.com - Oakley has 290 residents. They also have over 100
police, for some reason. Those police are also, more or less
entirely anonymous. Who those police are or what they are doing
is a mystery, even to the village trustees, who say they don’t
even have a proper list of their own of who all these people
are, though they have been assured by the police chief that many
of them have never even been to Oakley, and likely never will.
N.Y. Teachers Union Sues Over Common Core Confidentiality
The New American - The union also asserts that the
confidentiality agreement teachers are forced to sign, which
states they will not reveal items or answers to colleagues or
students, is nothing more than a “gag order.” "Teachers must be
free to protect their students and speak out when they have
concerns about state tests," NYSUT President Karen Magee said.
"Instead, they are under a 'gag order' to be silent — and that
is hurting children."
Is the oil price fall more than just a coincidence?
CNBC News - The recent drop in oil prices could be due to more
than just lower demand, according to some analysts, who have
suggested that the U.S. could be deliberately manipulating the
market to hurt Russia at a time of geopolitical stress.
Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave
Washington Post - Tens of thousands of federal workers are being
kept on paid leave for at least a month — and often for longer
stretches that can reach a year or more — while they wait to be
punished for misbehavior or cleared and allowed to return to
work, government records show. During a three-year period that
ended last fall, more than 57,000 employees were sent home for a
month or longer. The tab for these workers exceeded $775 million
in salary alone.
Fed Stops Stock Slide with Talk of QE Extension
CounterPunch - For those readers who still think that the Fed
doesn’t meddle in the markets: Think again. Friday’s stock surge
had nothing to do with productivity, price, earnings, growth or
any of the other so called fundamentals. It was all about
manipulation; telling people what they want to hear, so they do
exactly what you want them to do.
Leading Contrarian Economist: “We Are Coming In On The End Game
Mac Slavo - It’s coming sooner rather than later suggests
Williams in a recent interview... “I can’t give you good reason
for why the stock market is as high as it is. The fact you are
seeing this volatility means there are a lot of people who are
very nervous about what is going on and where things are in the
market. It is probably one of the great bubbles of all time. It
most likely will collapse along the lines of the U.S. dollar in
response to the reality of no economic recovery. . . . I can’t
think of a more vulnerable market than what we are seeing here.”
Chemical contamination in environment, including
pharmaceuticals, are 'growing at exponential rate'
(NaturalNews) The "innovative" and "challenging new compounds"
created each day by commerce are threatening the planet in which
we live, scientists say. More and more traces of pharmaceuticals
are being discovered in our lakes, rivers and soil daily, and
their effects are pretty much completely unknown.
'Major' Oil Spill Strikes Louisiana, Threatens Waterways
Common Dreams - The rupture of Sunoco Logistics' Mid-Valley
pipeline near Mooringsport in Caddo Parish on Monday released an
estimated 4,000 barrels of crude oil. That amount makes it one
of this year's largest spills, the Wall Street Journal reports,
citing federal records.
MAP: FEMA Is Buying Out Flood-Prone Homes, But Not Where You
NPR - FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program has been financing
buyouts of properties for years. NPR analyzed the records of
more than 7,000 buyouts totaling more than $417 million over the
past decade. What we found is that it's not just coastal
disasters that are driving the buyouts. Many of the top states
receiving money are not on the coasts. Much of the money has
gone toward knocking down inland properties.
New tracers can identify fracking fluids in the environment,
Natural Blaze - The tracers, which were created by a team of
U.S. and French researchers, have been field-tested at a spill
site in West Virginia and downstream from an oil and gas brine
wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania. “This gives us new
forensic tools to detect if 'frac fluids' are escaping into our
water supply and what risks, if any, they might pose,” said Duke
University geochemist Avner Vengosh, who co-led the research.
Officials warn 500 million financial records hacked
USA Today - Federal officials warned companies Monday that
hackers have stolen more than 500 million financial records over
the past 12 months, essentially breaking into banks without ever
entering a building... About 35% of the thefts were from website
breaches, 22% were from cyberespionage, 14% occurred at the
point of sale when someone bought something at a retail store,
and 9% came when someone swiped a credit or debit card, the FBI
World's First Biometric Credit Card Will Arrive in 2015: Pay
with Your Fingerprint
Activist Post - MasterCard is now partnering with a Norwegian
company called Zwipe to introduce the first fully biometric
credit card, which will dispense with a PIN and instead use a
fingerprint sensor for verification.
Facebook demands DEA stop using fake profiles in investigations
RT - Facebook has written a letter to the US Drug Enforcement
Administration, demanding it stop operating fake profile pages
and cease all agency activities on the social network that
involve impersonation of others during ongoing DEA
Google’s updated search engine cracks down on piracy websites
RT - The new version of Google’s search engine rolling out this
week will “visibly affect” the way it presents and ranks piracy
websites around the world.
NSA's Chief Technical Officer Cleared to Moonlight for Private
Firm Founded by Former NSA Director Keith Alexander
AllGov - To say that Patrick Dowd has competing loyalties is
putting it mildly. The chief technical officer for the National
Security Agency (NSA) has taken a second job working for his old
boss at a company engaged in the same kind of work as the spy
agency. Former NSA Director Keith Alexander founded IronNet
Cybersecurity upon his departure from the NSA in March.
OS X Yosemite's Spotlight tells Apple EVERYTHING you're
The Register - It's on by default – did you not read the small
print?... Apple says it needs to see your queries so it can
improve Spotlight's algorithms for suggesting things.
Bombshell: Nokia’s ex-Chief Technologist says mobile phones
wrecked his health
Nokia’s former Technology Chief, Matti Niemelä, was involved in
the development the world’s first mobile phones, but fell
seriously ill himself from mobile-phone microwave radiation. In
addition, he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Some
studies suggest that radiation may increase the risk of even MS.
Lemon Ginger Turmeric Tea, A Medicinal Elixir For Winter
Natural News Blog - Take your morning warm lemon water ritual to
a new level with the anti-inflammatory and detoxing powers of
ginger and turmeric. This winter wellness elixir is packed with
health promoting antioxidants which detoxify your liver and
blood, and kick start digestion.
Flu prevention vegetable juice
STEPin2 - Juicing is a great way to get fresh organic foods in
your diet. With the cold weather approaching, cold and flu
season is just around the corner. This juice is packed with
immune boosting vitamins and antioxidants that will help your
body fight colds and flu.
Orange and lime flu shot juice
The 6 best reasons to drink pomegranate juice
Natural News Blog - Pomegranates are not only useful when you
want to jazz up a green salad but the red seedy fruit is mostly
revered for its medicinal properties.
Survey reveals huge differences in cost of organic foods from
Whole Foods and other stores
(NaturalNews) A new survey conducted by Wolfe Research discloses
the real cost difference between Whole Foods and other grocery
stores. The so-called "premier research boutique" purchased 60
to 72 items from Whole Foods, comparing them with other U.S.
Soft Drink Consumption Will Age You As Fast As Smoking - 10
Reasons To Avoid Them
preventdisease.com - The message to stop smoking issued by
public health officials has been nothing less than paramount,
repetitive and consistent in the last several decades. What
about soft drinks? Daily consumption of just a half-liter of
soda is linked with 4.6 years of additional biological aging,
effects comparable to that of smoking, finds a new study.
Magnesium Cuts Diabetes Risk
Natural Blaze - A Tufts study led by Adela Hruby, N10, MPH10,
N13, found that healthy people with the highest magnesium intake
were 37 percent less likely to develop high blood sugar or
excess circulating insulin, common precursors to diabetes.
Beyond 'Pink': How To Decrease Breast Cancer Risk Naturally
Green Med Info - Here are four specific things that you can
start addressing today to significantly lower your risk for
Ban On Puppies: City Council To Limit Man’s Best Friend
(FOX Carolina) - The vote didn't come without debate. It started by a
man who says his neighbor has about 40 dogs on her property now. ....
After months of research, and knowing that Columbia and Clemson both
have similar ordinances, only allowing 3 dogs, the council did approve
the first reading, with a five to two vote, that would limit the number
of dogs allowed at a home to five. Several spoke out about the
ordinance, in support and opposition.
October 20, 2014 - Today in History:
1774 - The new Continental Congress, the governing body of America’s
colonies, passed an order proclaiming that all citizens of the colonies
"discountenance and discourage all horse racing and all kinds of gaming,
cock fighting, exhibitions of shows, plays and other expensive
diversions and entertainment."
1803 - The U.S. Senate approved the Louisiana Purchase.
1818 - The U.S. and Great Britain established the boundary between the
U.S. and Canada to be the 49th parallel.
1903 - A joint commission ruled in favor of the U.S. concerning a
dispute over the boundary between Canada and the District of Alaska.
1935 - Mao Zedong arrived in Hanoi after his Long March that took just
over a year. He then set up the Chinese Communist Headquarters.
1942 - Pierre Laval told the French labor that they must serve in
1944 - Allied forces invaded the Philippines.
1944 - During World War II, the Yugoslav cities of Belgrade and
Dubrovnik were liberated.
1957 - Walter Cronkite began hosting "The 20th Century." The show aired
until January 4, 1970.
1979 - The John F. Kennedy Library in Boston was dedicated.
1984 - The U.S. State Department reduced the number of Americans
assigned to the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.
1995 - Britain, France and the U.S. announced a treaty that banned
atomic blasts in the South Pacific.
2003 - A 40-year-old man went over Niagara Falls without safety devices
and survived. He was charged with illegally performing a stunt.
2009 - European astronomers discover 32 exoplanets.
US sends lethal aid to Kurdish forces fighting ISIS in Kobani
RT - The Pentagon has publicly acknowledged an air-drop of lethal aid to
Kurdish rebels fighting the hardline Islamic State in the pivotal
Syrian-Turkish border town of Kobani, shortly after news of considerable
gains made against the terrorists there.
After Ejecting Media, the UN's WHO Approves Global Tobacco Tax Scheme
The New American - The controversial measure demands that national
governments around the world drastically increase taxes on cigarettes.
More than a few analysts, though, suggested that the move was a mere
stepping stone on the road toward global taxes paid directly to the
dictator-dominated UN “health” agency or other self-styled global
US, Arab states train Syria militants: Top opposition cmdr.
Press TV - According to reports on Sunday, the unnamed commander from
the so-called Free Syrian Army says the US and Saudi Arabia have been
training Syrian militants from the beginning of the unrest in Syria back
U.S.-led air strikes in Syria kill 10 civilians: monitor
Reuters - U.S-led forces which are bombing Islamic State militants in
Syria killed ten civilians in two recent air strikes, a group monitoring
the violence said on Saturday.
Only 84 of 2,379 US drone attacks victims in Pakistan confirmed Al-Qaeda
militants – report
RT - CIA drones strikes in Pakistan have killed nearly 2,400 people
since 2004. But despite US claims it just hits “confirmed terrorist
targets,” only 84 of the victims have been named Al-Qaeda members, a
No confirmation: Sweden denies ‘Russian sub hunt’ report as military
RT - The Swedish military did not confirm allegations that “a damaged
Russian submarine” is being hunted for in waters east of Stockholm,
while adding that a search for a “foreign vessel” is ongoing. Moscow
said none of its military vessels have been damaged.
Germany's intel agency says MH17 downed by Ukraine militia
RT - Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency says a local militia shot
down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in July, Der
Spiegel reports. The BND is said to possess “ample evidence," though
none of it has been made public.
The Pentagon Will Use 30 Person "Quick-Strike Team" To Deal With
Domestic Ebola Patients
Zero Hedge - ...it was revealed that the U.S. military is forming a
30-person "quick-strike team", which according to CNN is "equipped to
provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a
Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr on Sunday."
Cruise Ship Finally Docks, Health Worker Tests Negative for Ebola
Breitbart - A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was
being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful
seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted
with an infectious disease scare.
ALERT: U.S. Army researchers at USAMRIID confirm Ebola variant was
airborne in 1990
(NaturalNews) U.S. Army virologists working at USAMRIID (U.S. Army
Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) confirmed in 1990
that a strain of Ebola was airborne and could spread through air ducts,
resembling the contagiousness of the flu.
Ebola: Liberia deaths ‘far higher than reported’ as officials downplay
London Guardian - Liberia accounts for more than half of all the
official Ebola deaths, with a total of 2,458. Overall, the number of
dead across Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea has exceeded 4,500.
Mutant Ebola warning: Leading U.S. scientist warns deadly virus is
already changing to become more contagious
UK Daily Mail - Now U.S. scientist Peter Jahrling of the National
Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease believes the current Ebola
outbreak may be caused by an infection that spreads more easily than it
did before.... 'I have a field team in Monrovia. They are running
[tests]. They are telling me that viral loads are coming up very quickly
and really high, higher than they are used to seeing.
FEMA Conducting Pandemic Drills Amidst Ebola Crisis
Zero Hedge - In yet another curious coincidence surrounding the recent
Ebola crisis, it appears that FEMA has been preparing for the appearance
of a pandemic of deadly disease in the near future all along.... The
exercise, having been underway since 2013 is scheduled to continue to
December 4th 2014.
Obama Plans to Let Ebola-infected Foreigners Into U.S. for Treatment
judicialwatch.org - Judicial Watch has learned that the Obama
administration is actively formulating plans to admit Ebola-infected
non-U.S. citizens into the United States for treatment. Specifically,
the goal of the administration is to bring Ebola patients into the
United States for treatment within the first days of diagnosis.
Obama names Ebola 'czar' as West Africa death toll rises
(Reuters) - Obama, facing criticism from some lawmakers over his
administration's handling of efforts to contain the virus, appointed Ron
Klain, a lawyer who previously served as chief of staff to Vice
Presidents Joe Biden and Al Gore, to oversee the U.S. response to the
virus.... “Leave it to President Obama to put a liberal political
activist in charge of the administration’s Ebola response,”
Representative John Fleming, a Louisiana medical doctor, said in a
statement. "His so-called Ebola Czar will be someone with no medical
Obama Golfs For 4 Hours, 40 Minutes On Saturday, Then Holds Nighttime
Ebola Meeting–Which New Ebola Czar Skips!
Breitbart - President Barack Obama’s new Ebola "czar" Ron Klain has
skipped another White House meeting on the Ebola crisis, a readout of
who attended a Saturday meeting with Obama shows.
Obama: No Travel Ban, Not 'Cutting Off West Africa
Breitbart - In his weekly radio address for October 18, the President
spoke to the mounting international Ebola crisis raging at home and
abroad. While saying he had it all under control here in the US, Obama
insisted that no travel bans were in the offing because he didn't want
to "cut off" contact with West Africa. Related: Texas lawmakers to
introduce Ebola travel ban legislation
U.S. Soldiers Get Just Four Hours of Ebola Training
Daily Beast - As the U.S. military rushes to combat Ebola in West
Africa, soldiers are receiving on-the-fly instructions on how to protect
themselves against the deadly virus.
Troops Won’t Get Full Protective Hazmat Suits for Ebola Mission
Beating Ebola: Spanish nurse appears to be healed from deadly virus
RT - New tests revealed a negative result for the virus, according to a
statement released by the Spanish government on Sunday. The patient’s
treatments included a drip of human serum with antibodies from Ebola
sufferers who had survived the disease, as well as other drugs which
were not named. One of the unnamed drugs was reportedly the experimental
anti-viral medicine favipiravir, El Mundo newspaper reported.
Carnival Magic returns to Texas after Belize and Mexico refuse to allow
possible Ebola victim to disembark
The Telegraph - The government of Belize refused, saying: "The passenger
never set foot in Belize. When even the smallest doubt remains, we will
ensure the health and safety of the Belizean people." The ship then
sailed on to Mexico, but authorities in the port of Cozumel also refused
to allow her to reach the waiting airlift – and the vessel was not
allowed into port.
US cruise ship refused permission to dock in Mexico
Fearing Ebola, some US communities take dramatic steps
(AFP) - As President Barack Obama on Saturday urged against "hysteria or
fear" over Ebola, US media had reports of communities taking seemingly
overzealous measures against the disease.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
The Real Secret of Iraq's Germ Weapons
Informationclearinghouse - Back in the 1990’s, journalists used
to joke, “Of course we know Iraq has chemical weapons. We have
the delivery receipts to prove it!”The joke turned out to be the
exact truth. Read More...
AIDS: 'The Man Made Plague'
whatreallyhappened.com - Absolute proof AIDS was made by the US
Special Virus Cancer Program, distributed by the World Health
Org., funded by the US Congress. Documentation , laws ...
Mental Health Issues Put 34,500 on New York’s No-Guns List
NY Times - A newly created database of New Yorkers deemed too
mentally unstable to carry firearms has grown to roughly 34,500
names, a previously undisclosed figure that has raised concerns
among some mental health advocates that too many people have
been categorized as dangerous.
Obama Administration Quietly Prepares 'Surge' Of Millions Of New
Breitbart - Despite no official action from the president ahead
of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun
preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits,
suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty
may have already begun.
Salem teacher on paid leave after ripping girl's sweatshirt off
in front of her classmates
The Daily Sheeple - Rue told KATU News that she thought she was
having a panic attack as the teacher was confronting another
student on an unrelated matter. Rue got up to leave the
classroom and remove herself from the stressful situation and
the teacher began grabbing her aggressively to keep her in the
Police Officer in Ferguson Is Said to Recount a Struggle
NY Times - The police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in
Ferguson, Mo., two months ago has told investigators that he was
pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as he struggled
over his gun with Mr. Brown, according to government officials
briefed on the federal civil rights investigation into the
Police Dept. Requests Facebook PASSWORD From Gun Permit
Kit Daniels - Request violates Constitution & Facebook’s Terms
of Service.... “It is… a common practice to view social media as
a means to identify and determine character of a pistol permit
applicant, in addition to other investigatory methods,” the
department’s spokesperson told the applicant. “Typically all we
ask is that an applicant access their account during an
Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, people walk out
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the
campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic
candidate for governor in Maryland, but early departures of
crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing
Turmeric Compounds Alleviate Chemical Weapons Injury
Green Med Info - Following closely in the wake of recent
revelations that the U.S. government endangered their troops by
hiding the discovery of chemical weapons in Iraq, new research
shows that turmeric extract may provide an ideal natural
intervention to relieve the pain and suffering of sulfur
U.S. Kept Quiet about '80s-Era Chemical Weapons it Helped
Provide to Iraq ... Especially When American Soldiers Were Later
Hurt by Them
AllGov - Due to the secrecy imposed by the U.S. government on
the existence of these weapons, none of the troops wounded by
the munitions, nor any military doctors, were told that chemical
agents were the cause. Consequently, none of the soldiers were
given proper treatment; in many cases they were not hospitalized
and commanders’ requests that they be evacuated to the U.S. were
At least 113 staffers at U.S. Fed earn more than Yellen
(Reuters) - The top 113 earners among staff at the Federal
Reserve's Washington headquarters make an average of $246,506
per year, excluding bonuses and other benefits - more than Fed
Chair Janet Yellen and nearly double the normal top government
rate. Yellen, whose salary is set by Congress, earns $201,700 a
Einsteinian Insanity? FHFA Head Mel Watt Pushes Banks To Make Extreme
Risk Home Loans
Zero Hedge - As Bloomberg reports, "a U.S. housing regulator plans new
steps to encourage banks to lend to buyers with less than-perfect credit
scores... Watt will also discuss an effort that would allow borrowers to
put down as little as 3% of the purchase price." It’s for the good of
the people right?
Welcome To Arcadia – The California Suburb Where Rich Chinese Stash Cash
Zero Hedge - In fact, it is estimated that 24% of all foreign purchases
of domestic real estate this year have come from China, up 72% from last
year. In some California communities, 90% of real estate buyers are from
China. Yes, 90%. Naturally, many of them are buying multi-million dollar
homes in “all cash” transactions.
14 California communities now on verge of waterless-ness; mass
migration out of California seems imminent
(NaturalNews) Unless California gets some heavy rain, and soon,
the state's roughly 38 million residents will eventually be up a
creek without a paddle -- or without a creek, for that matter.
The latest media reports indicate that some 14 communities
throughout the state are now on the verge of running completely
dry, and many more could join them in the coming year if
conditions remain as they are.
VIDEO: Stunning Scenes From California's Central Valley Drought
Zero Hedge - No matter what you have read or seen so far on
California’s historic Central Valley drought, you probably
haven’t been touched by it as much as you will be by the
following video from the New Yorker. Terribly sad.
FBI director wants access to encrypted Apple, Google user data,
demands law ‘fix’
End the Lie - The FBI director has slammed Apple and Google for
offering their customers encryption technology that protects
users’ privacy. “Deeply concerned” James Comey wants to push on
Congress to “fix” laws to ensure police can still access private
Nine real technologies that will soon be inside you
Yahoo News - Here are nine signs that implantable tech is here
now, growing rapidly, and that it will be part of your life (and
your body) in the near future.
Microsoft Plans To Launch A Wearable Device Within Weeks
Forbes - The gadget is a smart watch that will passively track a
wearer’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.
It will also boast a battery life of more than two days of
regular use, sources close to the project say.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
California crop harvests plummet as drought takes toll on
national food supply
(NaturalNews) The end of September marked three straight years
of severe drought for California, with the state receiving less
than 60 percent of its average precipitation.
EPA Will be Targeted in Court for Approval of Toxic 2,4-D Enlist
Natural Society - Sixty members of Congress signed a letter
opposing the herbicide and GMO crops meant to be grown with the
chemicals, as did 35 prominent doctors, scientists, and
researchers. The well-known Dr. Oz has even asked Obama to stop
the EPA’s approval of Enlist Duo. Over a million citizens have
also voiced their opposition, with an additional quarter million
contacting the White House in just the past 2 weeks.
Welcome to America’s Only Completely “Organic City”
Natural Blaze - Maharishi Vedic City sits in the middle of 2,200
acres of USDA certified organic farm land and almost a decade on
is still the only city in America that has banned the sale of
all non-organic food within the city limits, with strict Laws
that apply to restaurants and shops.
Warning: A Massive Government Solicitation Could Cause a
Shortage of Protective Clothing, Gloves, Masks
The Daily Sheeple - The National Institute of Health has placed
a massive order for protective clothing and supplies that could
make it impossible for you to procure your own gear. And by
massive, I mean a year’s supply for employees of facilities
across the country, replenished throughout the year no matter
what happens, and taking priority over any personal orders.
10 Books That Could Actually Save Your Life
The Daily Sheeple - These days, you can never be too prepared.
Here are The Daily Sheeple’s top picks for the best survival
books around, in no particular order.
New Report Reveals Which Yogurts Are Healthy, and Which Are Best
Dr. Mercola - The Cornucopia Institute’s new Yogurt Report
includes a handy scorecard to help you find truly healthy
yogurt—a cultured food that can help you optimize your gut
health. Most commercial yogurts are chockfull of sugar,
processed fructose (high fructose corn syrup), and/or artificial
sweeteners and flavors, which nourishes disease-causing microbes
in your gut
Natural cures for athlete's foot
(NaturalNews) If the skin between your toes itches or burns and
is red and scaling, you don't have to resort to over the counter
ointments or sprays. There are many choices for natural
Natural cures for vaginal yeast infections
(NaturalNews) Vaginal yeast infections are almost always a
symptom of systemic yeast. If you find a natural cure works and
you soon have symptoms again, it's time rid yourself of Candida
Good News: Blushwood Berries Kill Cancer in 75% of Cases, Big
Pharma Tackles Patent
Natural Society - The fruit from the Blushwood tree, which has
very specific growing requirements and, thus far, has only been
found to thrive in Far North Queensland in the middle of the
Australian Rainforest, kills cancerous cells in three different
ways - fast: “. . . it kills the tumour cells directly, it cuts
off the blood supply and it also activates the body’s own immune
system to clean up the mess that’s left behind.”
Procter & Gamble, Largest Personal Care Company, Won’t Remove
Cancer-Causing Ingredients from Products
Natural Society - Procter & Gamble (P&G) – the company that
makes everything from Luvs diapers to Tide, Bounty paper towels,
and Nyquil, and also the biggest personal care product
distributor in the U.S. – is attempting to ride the wave of
breast cancer awareness as a way to tout its ‘interest in
Are ALL Superfoods Truly Super? (w/Infographic)
Natural Blaze - We came across the following infographic, which
does an admirable job of keeping all of us honest. It's sure to
rankle a few feathers, but it's always important to question the
information we receive. We demand critical thinking when it
comes to big pharma and corporate media, so we had best maintain
it among ourselves.
Busted: Popular “Non-GMO” Tortilla Chips Found to Contain 75%
Natural Society - Consumer Reports says that Xochitl has been
lying about their GMO content – and not just a little bit. We
aren’t talking about trace amounts of GMO corn.... Despite the
non-GMO claims by Xochitl (pronounced “so-cheel”) and their
Totopos de Maiz original corn chips, the Consumer Reports
investigation found that the non-organic (supposedly non-GMO)
varieties of the chips contain over 75% GMO corn, after testing
6 different packages.
The Promising Cancer Treatment That's Forbidden in the US
Dr. Mercola - Astounding breakthroughs made 40 years ago have
kept millions from this discovery that might have kept their
cancer from spreading. Finally, this whistleblower is detailing
the entire charade, with the hope of making it available for
Americans who now have to leave the US to get it.
October 17, 2014 - Today in History:
1777 - American troops defeated British forces in Saratoga, NY. It was
the turning point in the American Revolutionary War.
1888 - The first issue of "National Geographic Magazine" was released at
1945 - Colonel Juan Peron became the dictator of Argentina after staging
a coup in Buenos Aires.
1973 - The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) began an
oil-embargo against several countries including the U.S. and Great
Britain. The incident stemmed from Western support of Israel when Egypt
and Syria attacked the nation on October 6, 1973. The embargo lasted
until March of 1974.
1978 - U.S. President Carter signed a bill that restored full U.S.
citizenship rights to Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
1989 - An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale hit the San
Francisco Bay area in California. The quake caused about 67 deaths,
3,000 injuries, and damages up to $7 billion.
1994 - The Angolan government and rebels agreed to a peace treaty that
ended their 19 years of civil war.
2001 - Israel's tourism minister was killed. A radical Palestinian
faction claimed that it had carried out the assassination to avenge the
killing of its leader by Israel 2 months earlier.
2003 - In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug,
known as memantine, to help people with Alzheimer's symptoms.
2007 - President George W. Bush, raising Beijing's ire, presented the
Dalai Lama with the Congressional Gold Medal and urged Chinese leaders
to welcome the monk to Beijing.
US works on military 'scenarios' near our borders - Russian defense
RT - The US is working on military ‘scenarios’ near Russia’s border,
Russia's defense minister warned after his American counterpart said the
US must be ready to deal with “a revisionist Russia” and its “modern and
capable army on NATO’s doorstep.”
Kremlin: Milan Talks on Ukraine ‘difficult, full of disagreements’
RT - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a breakthrough was not reached
in Friday morning’s talks on Ukraine, Reuters reports.
Turkey offers to train, equip Syrian rebels in fight against ISIS
RT - Turkey is offering to help train and equip Syrian rebels on its own
soil in order to help combat Islamic State militants, a Turkish minister
announced Thursday. A report also claimed that Ankara has approved
American drone flights from a key airbase.
Chinese Envoy Criticizes US Plans to Deploy Missile Defense System in
RIA Novosti - The deployment of a US advanced missile defense system in
South Korea currently under consideration in Washington may trigger a
strong negative reaction from North Korea, China's deputy chief envoy to
the talks urged Friday.
Moscow refutes reports that Russia, US agreed to share intel on ISIS
RT - Russia has refuted media reports that Washington and Moscow have
agreed to share intelligence on Islamic State terrorists. The news
reports followed Wednesday talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey
Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry.
US tanks arrive in Latvia to ward off ‘perceived’ Russian threat (VIDEO)
RT - US tanks have arrived in Latvia as NATO flexes its muscles in an
apparent show of strength towards Moscow. The machines are being
deployed across the Baltic States and Poland over the next two weeks and
will be used for training exercises.
Putin: If Ukraine siphons gas from pipeline, Russia will reduce Europe
RT - Moscow will reduce gas supplies if Kiev starts siphoning deliveries
destined for Europe, said Russia’s President Vladimir Putin during a
visit to Serbia.
Ebola ready: Two students hospitalized in precautionary medical drills
RT - Two African students were taken to hospital in the Russian town of
Oryol, some 350 km southwest of Moscow. They arrived in the capital’s
airport and traveled to the town by bus. The Russian health watchdog
later said it was part of drills.
Africa stems Ebola via border closings, luck
(AP) - Officials credit tighter border controls, good patient-tracking
and other medical practices, and just plain luck with keeping Ebola
confined mostly to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea since the outbreak
was first identified nearly seven months ago.
Ebola escalation could trigger major food crisis
(AP) - The global famine warning system is predicting a major food
crisis if the Ebola outbreak continues to grow exponentially over the
coming months, and the United Nations still hasn't reached over 750,000
people in need of food in West Africa as prices spiral and farms are
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Nurse #3? Dallas Nurse With Ebola Symptoms Stranded on Carnival
Cruise “Tender” in Belize… 4633 People on Board
D.C. Clothesline - There is a developing situation in Belize. A
person who is confirmed to be a nurse from a Dallas Hospital and
one other person are currently stranded upon the ship’s
“Tender.” This nurse is currently accompanied by another
American. A Tender is a smaller vessel that can be used for a
variety of tasks like transporting passengers to and from the
mainland, transporting supplies, or for general service and
maintenance needs of the ship.
CDC considers adding names of health workers monitored for Ebola
to no-fly list
Fox News - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is
considering adding the names of health care workers being
monitored for the Ebola virus to the government's no-fly list,
federal officials tell Fox News.
Half Of Americans Will Avoid International Air Travel Out Of
Are US biowarfare labs behind the Ebola epidemic?
(NaturalNews) There is growing speculation that the United
States may be responsible for the Ebola virus outbreak in West
Africa, specifically Liberia and Sierra Leone, which are two
countries known to host US biological warfare labs. In a recent
interview with RIA Novosti, Francis Boyle, a professor at the
University of Illinois College of Law, speculated that perhaps
the virus might have been purposefully introduced as a way of
testing and developing a bioweapon.
In October of 2009, Sharyl Attkisson, writing for CBS News,
exposed the fact that the CDC had stopped counting Swine Flu
cases in the US
Jon Rappoport - “Well, they caught us lying about tens of
thousands of Swine Flu cases. All the tests came back negative.
So what do we do?” “Only one thing we can do. Tell a lie so huge
it’ll paralyze the mind. People buy the biggest lies, right?”
Right now, the CDC is saying: there was a sudden acceleration of
death in West Africa, beyond anything caused by endemic grinding
poverty, severe malnutrition, starvation, a decade-long war,
lack of basic sanitation, industrial pollution, toxic vaccine
How Does This Still Happen? Southern Oregon U. Students Not
Allowed to Distribute Constitutions
reason.com - Southern Oregon University administrators told
students that they couldn't freely distribute copies of the
Constitution out in the open, on public university property.
Officials tried to usher the students indoors, to the
preposterously unconstitutional "free speech zone" where
political activity is deemed permissible.
Oath Upheld: Nashville Cops Refused Secret Service Request for
Illegal Search of Obama Critic
Ben Swann - Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson recently sent
a letter to Congress alleging that Secret Service agents asked
Nashville police to falsify a warrant so that the agents could
search the home of a Nashville resident who had posted about
President Obama on Facebook.
Juvenile detainees locked in controversial device ‘when verbal
deescalation is not working’
Police State USA - Juvenile detention facilities across the
state are coming under fire for using a disturbing restraint
device that some are calling “torture.” The device is known as
the “WRAP” system. According to state officials, the device is
used to restrain minor detainees “when verbal deescalation is
not working” — sometimes for hours on end.
Tennessee woman sent to jail over overgrown yard
Jackson Sun - Karen Holloway tells WVLT that the issue started
in the summer, when the city sent a citation. She admits she
didn't properly maintain her yard in Lenoir City in East
Tennessee and says it had overgrown trees and bushes, but she
says she didn't deserve jail time. She says she fell behind
because of personal family issues.
Obama Readies Unconstitutional Executive Order to Send National
Guard to Liberia
Kurt Nimmo - It is widely expected Obama will issue an
unconstitutional executive order and send U.S. National Guard
troops to Liberia “to help contain the Ebola outbreak there,”
according to NBC News.... The reservists will be assigned to
build 17 Ebola treatment centers with 100 beds apiece.
Doctor: U.S. Army Rejected Successful Ebola Drug 2 Weeks Before
Paul Joseph Watson - A doctor claims that he developed a
successful drug to combat Ebola with the U.S. Army at Ft.
Detrick Maryland but that the research was inexplicably shut
down two weeks before the first outbreak of the virus in West
Researchers Expect Over 20 US Ebola Cases In Weeks, "You Don't
Want To Know Worst Case"
Zero Hedge - "We have a worst-case scenario, and you don't even
want to know," warns Alessandro Vespignani, a researcher
creating simulations of infectious disease outbreaks, but there
could be as many as two dozen people in the U.S. infected with
Ebola by the end of the month.
911 emergency dispatchers instructed not to say 'Ebola' over
NY Post - City officials are so jittery about causing widespread
Ebola panic that 911 dispatchers have been forbidden from
dropping any “E”-bombs over the radios, The Post has learned. An
FDNY memo instructs all personnel to use more vague terms when
discussing the deadly disease, which is threatening to become a
Ebola-stricken nurse Amber Vinson may have had symptoms almost a
week ago - BEFORE she left Dallas for Ohio, went bridesmaid
dress shopping, and flew BACK to Texas
Daily Mail - The CDC made the shocking announcement on Thursday,
after Miss Vinson was revealed as the second medical worker in
Dallas to contract Ebola from the U.S.'s 'patient zero' Thomas
The Idiotic Explanation Why The "Idiot With The Clipboard" Was
Zero Hedge - Phoenix Air has released a statement explaining why
the now infamous non-HazMat-wearing 'clipboard man' seen in
close proximity to Dallas Ebola patient Amber Vinson (while the
rest of the members of staff are fully protected) was
unprotected... and it will blow your mind.
CDC Director: Leave the Border Open, We Can Track Potential
Kit Daniels - While rejecting calls to seal the border from West
African travelers who were potentially exposed to Ebola, Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden
claimed officials can monitor such people as they travel into
Photo: Dallas-Area Hospital Gives Nurse “Spaceballs” Style
Helmet for Ebola
Kit Daniels - In response to Ebola, a hospital near Dallas,
Texas, gave an emergency room nurse a huge “protective mask,”
which looks like it came out of Dark Helmet’s closet, and
apparently nothing else for the rest of her body. This photo
emphasizes how hospitals and health workers are expected to
treat Ebola without proper training or equipment, which will
only increase the chances of a major pandemic.
If the US Deficit is ‘only’ $483 Billion, why does the
Government Have to Borrow $1.1 Trillion to Fill the Hole?
wolfstreet.com - On Wednesday, the Treasury Department released
its Monthly Treasury Statement for September and the fiscal year
2014. It’s the official account of how the US government arrives
at its infamous deficit. And it was a doozie. Without giving it
a second thought, the media gushed about the headline number,
how good it looked, how the US government was getting its fiscal
mess in order.
Polar vortex will likely make a return this winter, says
Washington Post - “Cold air will surge into the Northeast in
late November, but the brunt of the season will hold off until
January and February,” they write. “The polar vortex, the
culprit responsible for several days of below-zero temperatures
last year, will slip down into the region from time to time,
delivering blasts of arctic air.”
Stanford engineers develop tiny, sound-powered chip to serve as
Tech Swarm - Stanford engineers are developing a way to send
power – safely and wirelessly – to "smart chips" programmed to
perform medical tasks and report back the results. Their
approach involves beaming ultrasound at a tiny device inside the
body designed to do three things: convert the incoming sound
waves into electricity; process and execute medical commands;
and report the completed activity via a tiny built-in radio
Parents May Be Liable for What Their Kids Post on Facebook,
WSJ - Parents can be held liable for what their kids post on
Facebook FB -0.80%, a Georgia appellate court ruled in a
decision that lawyers said marked a legal precedent on the issue
of parental responsibility over their children’s online
Propaganda 101 – How the Pentagon is Trying to Rewrite Vietnam
Liberty Blitzkrieg - In case you weren’t aware, the Pentagon is
set to roll out a 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam
War. Personally, it’s hard to get excited about commemorating an
event that led to the death of over 58,000 American soldiers and
more than a million Vietnamese, particularly since much of it
was the direct result of well documented lies and deception,
such as the Gulf of Tomkin incident.
What causes multiple sclerosis?
(NaturalNews) Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects the central
nervous system and normally occurs in early adulthood. It
usually affects people between the ages of 20 and 40, with women
being 2 times more likely to be diagnosed with MS than men. MS
has been considered one of medicines least understood diseases,
but recognizing the common causes can provide hope to all MS
FDA Allows Chemo Drugs To Be Prescribed As Antibiotics
Natural Blaze - It is not appropriate to give people
cell-destroying chemotherapy drugs when they don’t have cancer.
That should be obvious. It shouldn’t even need to be said. But
it’s happening every day when people are prescribed
fluoroquinolone antibiotics –Cipro/ciprofloxacin, Levaquin/levofloxacin,
Floxin/ofloxacin andAvelox/moxifloxacin – to treat ear, bladder,
prostate, sinus and other infections. Fluoroquinolones are
Doctors warn that 80% of patients are contaminated with high
levels of toxic mercury
(NaturalNews) Dental amalgam fillings and seafood are the two
most common sources of mercury exposure, with the fillings
containing up to 50% mercury and the rest a combination of
silver, tin and copper.
Study of Gluten-Free Diet Reveals High Concentrations of Arsenic
in Rice Products
Natural Blaze - Rice is one of the few cereal grains consumed by
people with celiac disease, as it does not contain gluten.
However, it can have high concentrations of a toxic substance –
arsenic – as revealed by the analyses of flour, cakes, bread,
pasta and other foods made with rice, conducted by researchers
from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche, Spain. The
European Union is working to establish the maximum quantities of
arsenic in these products.
Walking More May Be Key for a Longer, Healthier Life
Dr. Mercola - The more time you spend sitting, the shorter and
less healthy your life will tend to be—that’s the new consensus
among researchers. Even the World Health Organization (WHO) now
lists inactivity as the fourth biggest killer of adults
worldwide, responsible for nine percent of premature deaths.
Research says gratitude can reverse aging, stress and ill health
(NaturalNews) With all the doom and gloom in the world, it seems
as though everywhere we turn, there's one crisis or another. And
although it's crucial to be well-informed and prepared in these
modern times, "consuming" a consistent diet of bad news takes a
toll on health, happiness and even our rate of aging. In spite
of this, we can apply straightforward action that counteracts
the negative effects that we experience.
How Technology Has Made Global Polio Eradication Impossible
Green Med Info - Once the WHO's, CDC's & Bill & Melinda Gates
foundation's pseudo-scientific global polio eradication is
revealed for what it is, billions of folks around the world will
wake up to the fact that biotechnology itself has transformed
polio into a far greater threat to human health.
Broccoli Sprouts May Show Promise In Treating Autism
preventdisease.com - Results from clinical trials suggest that a
chemical derived from broccoli sprouts -- and best known for
claims that it can help prevent certain cancers -- may ease
classic behavioral symptoms in those with autism spectrum
Cat People vs. Dog People: Who's Smarter, Healthier, and More Outgoing?
Dr. Becker - Interestingly enough, there are proven differences between
cat lovers and dog lovers, which I’ll share shortly. In terms of sheer
numbers, more US households own dogs than cats (36.5% versus 30.4%,
respectively, which would imply that the majority of pet owners are, in
fact, dog people. That being said, cat people are a significant and
proud group, and Vet Street recently called out six top reasons why.
The Truth Pet Food vs Human Food
Susan Thixton - In a clear attempt to mislead consumers, the Pet Food
Institute (PFI – lobby organization that represents Big Pet Food)
appears to tell readers that pet food is governed by more complex
regulations than human food. It’s so wrong.
October 16, 2014 - Today in History:
1701 - The Collegiate School was founded in Killingworth, CT. The school
moved to New Haven in 1745 and changed its name to Yale College.
1829 - In Boston, MA, the first modern hotel in America opened. The
Tremont Hotel had 170 rooms that rented for $2 a day and included four
1859 - Abolitionist John Brown led a raid on Harper's Ferry, VA (now
located in West Virginia).
1869 - A hotel in Boston became the first in the U.S. to install indoor
1916 - Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in New York
1941 - The Nazis advanced to within 60 miles of Moscow. Romanians
entered Odessa, USSR, and began exterminating 150,000 Jews.
1943 - Chicago's new subway system was officially opened with a ribbon
1955 - Mrs. Jules Lederer replaced Ruth Crowley in newspapers using the
name Ann Landers.
1962 - U.S. President Kennedy was informed that there were missile bases
in Cuba, beginning the Cuban missile crisis.
1964 - China detonated its first atomic bomb becoming the world's fifth
1970 - Anwar Sadat was elected president of Egypt to succeed Gamal Abdel
1982 - China announced that it had successfully fired a ballistic
missile from a submarine.
1987 - Rescuers freed Jessica McClure from the abandoned well that she
had fallen into in Midland, TX. The was trapped for 58 hours.
1989 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush signed the Gramm-Rudman budget
reduction law that ordered federal programs be cut by $16.1 billion.
1990 - Comedian Steve Martin and his wife Victoria Tennant visited U.S.
soldiers in Saudi Arabia.
1995 - The "Million Man March" took place in Washington, DC.
1997 - Charles M. Schulz and his wife announced that they would give $1
million toward the construction of a D-Day memorial to be placed in
2000 - It was announced that Chevron Corp. would be buying Texaco Inc.
for $35 billion. The combined company was called Chevron Texaco Corp.
and became the 4th largest oil company in the world.
2002 - President George W. Bush signed a congressional resolution
authorizing war against Iraq.
2002 - It was reported that North Korea had told the U.S. that it had a
secret nuclear weapons program in violation of an 1994 agreement with
2002 - The Arthur Andersen accounting firm was sentenced to five years
probation and fined $500,000 for obstructing a federal investigation of
the energy company Enron.
2011 - The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was formally dedicated in
US to supply Lebanon Army with combat weapons
StratRisks - The local newspaper Al-Mustaqbal, quoting sources following
up on Kahwagi’s visit to Washington, reported Thursday the Army chief
has been assured by American officials that the United States was
prepared to support the military and supply it with weapons to combat
terrorism. The sources said the assurances came during meetings Kahwagi
held at the U.S. State Department.
Panetta reveals US nuke strike plans on N. Korea, spurs controversy
RT - US war plans against North Korea recently included the option of a
nuclear strike, former CIA Director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
revealed in his memoirs, triggering major controversy.
Calling Russia ‘threat to humanity’ puts Obama’s sanity in doubt -
RT - The Russian PM has suggested that Obama’s charges against Russia
were caused by a “brain aberration” and added that such rhetoric
2 African students hospitalized in Russia, Ebola suspected
RT - Two students from Guinea-Bissau have been taken to hospital in the
Russian town of Oryol, some 350 km southwest of Moscow, to check for
Ebola. They arrived in the country at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport and
traveled to Oryol by bus.
Liberia needs 79,940 more body bags
Washington Post - This inventory from the Liberian Ministry of Health
and Social Welfare starkly illustrates the huge gap between the what
Liberia has — and what it needs — in the next six months as it struggles
with the crippling Ebola epidemic. Note also the need for protective
suits — the country projects a gap of 989,985 suits, without which more
people are likely to be infected.
Man Caught Dumping Formaldehyde in Liberian Water Wells Causing
Liberian Observer - Reports say around 10 a.m., he approached the well
with powder in a bottle. Mobbed by the community, he confessed that he
had been paid to put formaldeyde into the well, and that he was not the
only one. He reportedly told community dwellers, “We are many.” There
are are agents in Harbel, Dolostown, Cotton Tree and other communities
around the country, he said.
As US Politicians Consider Travel Bans, Istanbul Quarantines Hospital Of
Suspected Ebola Patient
Zero Hedge - Istanbul's Marmar University Training and Research Hospital
is not accepting new patients after, as Daily Sabah reports, a person
suspected of being infected with Ebola has been quarantined. The
patient, who arrived by plane from Ivory Coast, is suffering high fever
and nausea.... This news comes as US politicians begin to call for visa
restrictions and travel bans from infected nations.
Radiation levels at Fukushima rise to record highs after typhoon
RT - The amount of radioactive water near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear
plant has risen to record levels after a typhoon passed through Japan
last week, state media outlet NHK reported on Wednesday. Specifically,
levels of the radioactive isotope cesium are now at 251,000 becquerels
per liter, three times higher than previously-recorded levels. Cesium,
which is highly soluble and can spread easily, is known to be capable of
‘Inherent Resolve’: Intensified US airstrikes beat back ISIS, bolster
Kurds in Kobani
RT - The US-led aerial campaign against Islamic State militants, known
as 'Operation Inherent Resolve,' has intensified over the past two days.
The escalation in airstrikes has helped embattled Kurdish fighters
regain ground in the Syrian city of Kobani.
‘Battle for Egypt’: Cairo warplanes ‘bomb Libya’s Islamists’ says report
RT - Egyptian warplanes have reportedly begun bombing Benghazi targets
in an attempt to pry Islamist militants away from strongholds in eastern
Libya, AP reports, citing unnamed officials. It comes amid reports of a
chemical storage tank bombed in the area.
Putin Warns Of “Nuclear Power Consequences” If Attempts To Blackmail
Russia Don’t Stop
Zero Hedge - “We hope that our partners will realize the futility of
attempts to blackmail Russia and remember what consequences discord
between major nuclear powers could bring for strategic stability,” Putin
told Serbia’s Politika newspaper on the eve of his visit to the Balkan
Ebola Riots Hit Sierra Leone As Authorities Overwhelmed
Paul Joseph Watson - Ebola riots have hit Sierra Leone as authorities
were forced to use tear gas to disperse residents who expressed fury
over the body of an Ebola victim being left on the street for two days.
Health officials in the West African country continue to be overwhelmed
by the spread of the epidemic which has stretched health care facilities
to breaking point.
US asks Spain to use its military bases in Ebola mission
RT - The US has asked Spain for the usage of two military bases in its
south as ‘stopover points’ in the 3,000-strong American mission to
control the Ebola outbreak sweeping through West Africa
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Dallas Commissioners Will Declare State Of Disaster Over Ebola
Zero Hedge - While the message from the President is ‘keep calm
and avoid bodily fluids’, it appears the commissioners in Dallas
are slightly more concerned at the potential for Ebola to
Ebola patient's mother's home taped off
wkyc.com - Police have taped off a home in Tallmadge [Ohio] that
belongs to the mother of Ebola patient Amber Vinson. The home is
on Stonegate Trail, in the Stonegate Reserve housing
development. At one point, about seven police cars were outside
the home and later, that number went down to three. Police are
only allowing limited access to the development for residents.
No other information has been released.
VIDEO: Ebola Patient Contacted CDC Before Flight, Agency Says
NBC 5 - Dallas Ebola patient Amber Vinson contacted the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention before boarding a commercial
flight Monday because she had a slight fever, CDC spokesman
David Daigle said. “Vinson was not told that she could not fly,”
the government spokesperson told NBC News.
Dear Parents: Two of Our Students Were on the Flight with the
The Daily Sheeple - Parents of some Texas schoolchildren got an
alarming letter today. It seems that two students who attend
Belton Independent School District were on the same flight from
Cleveland to Dallas on which the most recently diagnosed Ebola
victim flew. Amber Vinson, a nurse who had cared for America’s
first Ebola victim, Robert Duncan, was running a fever and was
hospitalized shortly after she disembarked from the plane.
NBC's Ebola Victim's Strange Connection to Obamacare and CFR
Activist Post - What's up with Mukpo's media team led by NBC
chief medical correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman — who apparently
is a real doctor, she has a degree and everything — breaking her
Ebola quarantine to go to a restaurant for takeout? She's
obviously really worried about Ebola.
Obama says can't get Ebola from bus; CDC says avoid public
trans; contaminated taxis infect people in Liberia
(NaturalNews) On Thursday, Barack Obama told West Africans that
it is impossible to catch Ebola while riding the bus, which
contradicts Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
advice urging folks to "avoid public transportation" for their
Virus-transmitting 'yellow fever' mosquitoes discovered in L.A.
LA Times - A new aggressive daytime-biting mosquito capable of
transmitting debilitating and possibly deadly viruses has been
found in the Los Angeles region, officials announced Wednesday.
Obama Says Ebola Virus Can Spread Globally if Not Supressed
RIA Novosti - “I am absolutely confident that we can prevent a
serious outbreak of the disease here in the United States, but
it becomes more difficult to do so if this epidemic of Ebola
rages out of control in West Africa. If it does, then it will
spread globally in an age of frequent travel and the kind of
constant interactions that people have across borders,” Obama
said following the meeting on the US government’s response to
Obama: Ebola 'SWAT teams' to respond to infections
USA Today - President Obama has directed the Centers for Disease
Control to dispatch rapid response "SWAT teams" of Ebola experts
to any local hospital with an infected patient within 24 hours.
Obama's announcement followed a Cabinet-level meeting at the
White House Wednesday to deal with the government's response to
the Ebola outbreak.
CDC: Ebola Patient Traveled By Air With “Low-Grade” Fever
CBS News - The CDC has announced that the second healthcare
worker diagnosed with Ebola — now identified as Amber Joy Vinson
of Dallas — traveled by air Oct. 13, with a low-grade fever, a
day before she showed up at the hospital reporting symptoms. The
CDC is now reaching out to all passengers who flew on Frontier
Airlines flight 1143 Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth. The flight
landed at 8:16 p.m. CT.
Memo: Ebola Exposed US Troops To Be Quarantined Near Washington
Steve Watson - A Defense Department memo indicates that military
commanders will be given the authority to quarantine US troops
returning from Ebola ravaged nations in a secure DoD facility
for 21 days. The memo, obtained by CNN, says that troops will be
monitored at the facility, tested for Ebola, and treated there
Colorado Test For Ebola Could Speed Up Diagnosis To 10 Minutes
CBS News - Inside the Corgenix lab in Broomfield, revolutionary
research is taking place on Ebola. Scientists at the company are
working on a new test — called a lateral flow dipstick type test
— that can identify Ebola in 10 minutes, much faster than
current methods that can take three days to diagnose.
CDC Pushes Preparedness For Zombies Over Ebola
Kit Daniels - “…If you’re prepared for a zombie, you’re really
prepared for…an infectious disease,” CDC Director Tom Frieden
said in 2012.... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
placed more emphasis on a “zombie preparedness” campaign than
preparations for Ebola despite a $6.6 billion yearly budget.
It Begins: HazMat-Wearing Passenger Spotted At Airport
Zero Hedge - Last week we hinted at what was to come as Ebola
fears spread across America. Today, we get confirmation. As The
Daily Caller reports, one passenger at Dulles International
Airport outside Washington, D.C. is apparently not taking any
Leaked DHS Document: 167,000 Convicted Criminal Aliens At Large
Breitbart - Deportations from the interior of the United States
declined 34 percent this year from last, according to a new
report from the Center for Immigration Studies, derived largely
from an internal Department of Homeland Security document.
VIDEO: Sleeping 7-year-old girl shot in head during no-knock
police raid on wrong home
Police State USA - A Special Response Team shattered a family’s
window in the middle of the night, hurled a flashbang onto a
couch next to a sleeping girl, then charged in and shot her in
the head. The hyper-aggressive tactics were made worse by the
fact that police had taken it upon themselves to raid both sides
of a duplex, when their suspect was only known to reside in one
Trend Analyst on Stocks: “If The Dow Drops Below 15,000… I Would
Suggest People Start Buying Food & Ammo”
Mac Slavo - Stock markets across the world are starting to
crack. Last night Europe was heavily in the red with drops in
excess of 3% in some market exchanges. And, as soon as the bell
rang this morning on the East Coast, U.S. stocks continued the
Dow Tumbles 350 Points
Kurt Nimmo - A tumble of more than 350 points on Wednesday was
attributed to dismal retail sales data, Europe’s inability to
realize an economic recovery and worries on Ebola. “Ebola is in
the background,” said Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst at
The Lindsey Group. “It feeds generally into global growth
If A Few Ebola Cases Can Make The Stock Market Crash This Much,
What Would A Full-Blown Pandemic Mean?
Economic Collapse - Is Ebola going to cause another of the
massive October stock market crashes that Wall Street is famous
Wal-Mart Tumbles After Slashing Revenue Guidance, Warns Of
"Somewhat Slower" Profit Growth
Zero Hedge - If anyone wanted any confirmation that corporate
earnings are always and only driven by the (very rigged) market,
look no further than Wal-Mart, which moments ago did the
inevitable: it just cut its sales forecast by nearly half, to
just 2-3% from the prior forecast of 3-5%.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
2,4-D crops rubberstamped
panna.org - It's official. EPA and USDA have both evaluated Dow
Chemical's new line of 2,4-D-resistant seeds, Enlist — and have
approved both the seeds and the accompanying pesticide
formulation for market. This is a turning point, not just for
grain production but for food production in the U.S. and
internationally. The introduction of Enlist corn and soybeans,
and the widespread adoption of this new seed line, will have
pervasive impacts on farmer livelihoods, public health and
control of our food system.
5 Ways To Beat Old Man Winter And Grow Veggies During Cold
Off the Grid News - The beginning of winter need not be the end
of your growing season. People are increasingly turning to
homegrown food, and they don’t want to be put off by frost or a
few inches of snow.
Frack For The Cure, Because We Love A Good Dose of Benzene With Our Pink
Common Dreams - In the most egregious pinkwashing ever, the Susan Komen
breast cancer giant has teamed with the Baker Hughes oilfield giant to
produce pink drill bits "for the cure," thus facilitating fracking
operations emitting a "special toxic mix" of chemicals known to lead to
leukemia and - yes! - breast cancer.
Boy Gets Diagnosed with Autism After 32 Shots
vactruth.com - Like millions of parents before her, Natalie Steffen was
faced with her children receiving pediatric vaccines starting after
birth and during subsequent well child visits. This story is one
mother’s journey to exempt her children from further vaccinations.
Prescription Drugs Now Factor in Higher Percentage of Fatal Car Crashes
Than Alcohol or Marijuana
Dr. Mercola - Prescription drugs, marijuana, and multiple drug
combinations are frequently found in the blood of drivers involved in
fatal car crashes on US roads, according to a new study in Public Health
Reports. Drivers today are more likely to test positive for drugs than
drivers 20 years ago, and drugged drivers are now likely to be older
Worry and Obsession Linked to Alzheimer's Risk
Dr. Mercola - The connection between neuroticism and Alzheimer’s isn’t
surprising, because this type of personality is a harbinger for chronic
stress. Studies have found links between acute and/or chronic stress and
a wide variety of health issues, including your brain function.
A Holocaust of Childhood Leukemia Caused by Nuclear Power?
Green Med Info - One of the most disturbing studies on the real health
effects of nuclear power on exposed populations has been published, and
it indicates that this archaic form of power creation is causing cancers
in our most vulnerable populations: children.
The 64 Countries that Require GMO Labeling – U.S. Buckles Under Biotech
Natural Society - Why does the U.S. even have to fight this fight when
64 other countries already label or completely ban GMOs? The fact is
that Americans eat lots of processed food – food that is full of GMO
corn, soy, rice, and sugar beets – four of the biggest GMO money-making
crops on the planet.
Which Foods Are Irradiated and Sterilized For Claims of Safety?
preventdisease.com - Irradiated foods are exposed to high level
radiation for the purpose of sterilizing it. There is an abundance of
convincing evidence in the refereed scientific literature that the
condensation products of the free radicals formed during irradiation
produce statistically significant increases in carcinogenesis,
mutagenesis and cardiovascular disease in animals and man. This is in
addition to the destruction of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.
There is still time to sign up for "The Quest for The Cures…Continues”
October 13th through Friday the 24th
Ty Bollinger - “The Quest for The Cures…Continues” is the first ever,
investigative report (60 minutes style) documentary mini-series that
will broadcast to the world for FREE starting this Monday October 13th
through Friday the 24th. Each episode will start airing primetime
nightly at 9pm Eastern and will be available for the next 24 hours.
October 15, 2014 - Today in History:
1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte began his exile on the remote island of St.
Helena in the Atlantic Ocean.
1860 - Grace Bedell, 11 years old, wrote a letter to Abraham Lincoln.
The letter stated that Lincoln would look better if he would grow a
1883 - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the Civil Rights Act
of 1875. It allowed for individuals and corporations to discriminate
based on race.
1892 - The U.S. government announced that the land in the western
Montana was open to settlers. The 1.8 million acres were bought from the
Crow Indians for 50 cents per acre.
1914 - The Clayton Antitrust Act was passed by the U.S. Congress.
1939 - New York Municipal Airport was dedicated. The name was later
changed to La Guardia Airport.
1946 - Hermann Goering, a Nazi war criminal and founder of the Gestapo,
poisoned himself just hours before his scheduled execution.
1983 - U.S. Marines killed five snipers who had pinned them down in
Beirut International Airport.
1984 - The Freedom of Information Act was passed.
1993 - U.S. President Clinton sent warships to enforce trade sanctions
that had been imposed on Haitian military rulers.
1998 - The U.N. condemned the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba for the
seventh year in a row.
2005 - Iraqis voted to approve a constitution.
2009 - A false report that a 6-year-old boy was aboard a runaway balloon
in Colorado captivated a global TV audience. (The boy's parents later
pleaded guilty to charges they made up the story.)
Divided over Ukraine, but US & Russia band together to fight ISIS
RT - Washington and Moscow are renewing security cooperation, which
ground to a halt amid the rift caused by the Ukrainian crisis. The two
are back in business together to share intelligence on the Islamic State
(IS, formerly ISIS) militant group.
Bikers v ISIS? Dutch motorcycle gang gets green light to fight Islamic
RT - Already battling airstrikes conducted by the US and its allies, the
Islamic State now has another threat to look out for: a motorcycle gang
from the Netherlands.
Filipino protesters burn US flag, urge Marine arrest
Press TV - Activists in the Philippines rallied outside the US embassy
in the capital, Manila, and burnt US flag to express their anger over
the killing of a woman by a US Marine....The protesters also demanded
all US troops leave the Philippines.
Russia develops hybrid fusion-fission reactor, invites China
RT - Russia is developing a hybrid nuclear reactor that uses both
nuclear fusion and fission, said head of leading nuclear research
facility. The project is open for international collaboration,
particularly from Chinese scientists.
Australia Hopes for Russia's Help in MH17 Crash Probe: Ambassador to
RIA Novosti - Australia is hoping for hands-on help from Russia in
determining the culprits of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines jet that
was allegedly blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine, Australian
Ambassador to Russia Paul Myler told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.
Fracking companies could bury ‘any substance’ under homes
RT - A proposed UK amendment to existing European shale gas regulation
would allow fracking firms to put “any substance” under people’s
properties and leave it there, prompting anger among environmental
US-led coalition carries out 21 airstrikes around Syrian town
Press TV - The United States and its allies have carried out 21
airstrikes against ISIL terrorists around the Syrian Kurdish town of
Kobani in 24 hours, with the White House saying its strategy is
Turkey bombs Kurdish PKK rebel positions, Kobani inaction threatens
RT - Turkish warplanes have bombed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
targets near the country’s border with Iraq. The strikes highlight
rising tensions in Turkey over Ankara’s perceived unwillingness to aid
besieged Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani.
US 6th Fleet flagship docks in Georgia after entering Black Sea
RT -The USS Mount Whitney has docked in Georgia’s Black Sea port of
Batumi. The ships visit is intended to “strengthen ties” with the United
States’ NATO allies and partners and promote “peace and security in the
region,” the US Embassy in Georgia said.
Major Coal Mine Shelled in Southeastern Ukraine: Energy Company
RIA Novosti - A major coal mine has been shelled in southeastern Ukraine
for four days in a row, the department of public relations of the DTEK
energy company said in a statement Tuesday.... Miners cannot resume
their work amid constant shelling, DTEK stressed.
Shocked at Gaza school ruins, Ban urges probe
Press TV - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an
independent investigation into Israel's deadly shelling of a UN-run
school during the Tel Aviv regime’s latest onslaught on the Gaza Strip.
IAEA to aid West Africa's fight against Ebola
RT - The UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency has announced that it
will be participating in the fight against Ebola in West Africa,
providing specialized diagnostic equipment to quell the spread of the
disease which has killed more than 4,400 people.
Company Stops Ebola, While Obama and the UN Fail
New American - Firestone Natural Rubber Company, which operates a giant
rubber-tree farm in Ebola-stricken Liberia, has become what the Wall
Street Journal described as a “sanctuary of health in a country where
cases are doubling every three weeks.” As of last week, there were no
more known Ebola infections on the 185-square-mile farm among the
company’s 8,500 employees and their 71,500 dependents, according to news
U.S. News, Politics & Government
VIDEO: PPE Procedures for Suspected Ebola Patients
This video demonstrates proper wearing of Personal Protective
Equipment or PPE to ensure protection of the healthcare workers
from hospital or laboratory-derived infection of Ebola Virus.
This PPE will be utilized until secondary screening is deemed to
Cheney: Next attack on US will be ‘something far more deadlier’
RT - Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned that the next
terrorist attack on the US will be far worse than 9/11 during a
nearly two-hour interview. He also took pride in the use of
waterboarding and in giving the National Security Agency free
Second health care worker tests positive for Ebola in Texas
CNBC News - Another health care worker has tested positive for
Ebola in the U.S., the Texas Department of Health said on
Wednesday, becoming the second person to contract the deadly
disease in the U.S. and the third to be treated for it. The
worker, who was employed at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital,
was among those who took care of Liberian national Thomas Eric
Duncan after he was diagnosed with Ebola.
Report: PATIENT #3 SUSPECTED IN DALLAS: Nurse’s Boyfriend
Mac Slavo - Various reports now making their way through social
networks and alternative media sources claim that Nina Pham’s
boyfriend may have been admitted to a Dallas-area hospital. It
is not clear whether the individual was showing symptoms of the
virus or if he has been quarantined as a precautionary measure.
Nurses Union: Duncan Not Put In Isolation, Waste Piled Nearly Up
Breitbart - CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta
reported on further allegations made by a nurses union that
Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan was not put into
isolation, allowed his blood to circulate through the hospital’s
tube system, and that waste “piled up nearly to the ceiling”
inside patient’s rooms on Tuesday’s “CNN Tonight.”
Medical Research Org CIDRAP: Ebola Transmittable by Air
Breitbart - The highly respected Center for Infectious Disease
Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota just
advised the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World
Health Organization (WHO) that “there is scientific and
epidemiologic evidence that Ebola virus has the potential to be
transmitted via infectious aerosol particles,” including exhaled
Huh? Ebola vaccine not being tested against Ebola
(NaturalNews) Before long, we are all going to be inundated with
a mainstream media propaganda campaign that demands we all
accept an Ebola vaccine. Right now, a vaccine has already
entered human trials in Africa, reports NBC News. The vaccine
was developed by the NIH, and the clinical trial is being run by
the University of Maryland.
Shock W.H.O. report: Ebola has 42-day incubation period, not 21
(NaturalNews) A jaw-dropping report released by the World Health
Organization on October 14, 2014 reveals that 1 in 20 Ebola
infections has an incubation period longer than the 21 days
which has been repeatedly claimed by the U.S. Centers for
70 medical staff treated Thomas Duncan in Dallas; 21-day
countdown now underway
(NaturalNews) Dozens of staff members from Texas Health
Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas came into direct contact with
Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who became the first
Ebola victim to die in the U.S.
4,500 people per month enter the US from Ebola-stricken nations
(NaturalNews) It has now been confirmed that tens of thousands
of people from West Africa come to the U.S. every month, and
many of them are still not being properly screened for Ebola
prior to entry. As many as 150 people per day, or 4,500 per
month, continue to make their way into the country, says Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden,
but Americans don't need to worry -- the government has
everything under control.
Televangelist pastor accused of forcing vasectomies and
abortions on church members
RT - Former members of Grace Cathedral in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
have accused church leader and televangelist Ernest Angley of
demanding they have abortions or vasectomies, and that he would
both engage in and turn a blind eye to sexual abuse in the
Border Doctor Fears Ebola May Have Mutated
Adan Salazar - A doctor working in south Texas is raising
concerns that the Ebola strain recently contracted by a Dallas
nurse may have undergone a mutation. Infectious Disease
Specialist Dr. Michael Jelenik says he’s troubled by the
circumstances surrounding Dallas Presbyterian Hospital nurse
Nina Pham’s recent contraction of the Ebola virus.
EBOLA CAMPS? Fox Analyst Calls For Quarantine Camps In Every
Steve Watson - Fox News, always ahead of the curve on panicking
the general public into giving up all their rights, aired
programming Monday during which an analyst openly called for
quarantine camps to be set up all over the country to house
those with Ebola like symptoms.
Ebola Preparation ‘Will Bankrupt My Hospital!’ Director Reacts
To CDC Prep Call
pjmedia.com - Dr. Betsy McCaughey appeared on Fox just after she
had attend a CDC conference call with hospitals this
afternoon.... According to her, after the CDC outlined its
preparation strategy, one hospital administrator responded,
“What you’re telling us would bankrupt my hospital!” She said
that that administrator represents a Southern California
Shutdown: A Single Ebola Patient Has Overwhelmed The System:
Dallas Hospital Forced To Close Emergency Room
Mac Slavo - The hospital announced Sunday that its emergency
department had stopped until further notice accepting patients
brought by ambulance “because of limitations in staffed
capacity,” a step known as “diversion.” “While we are on
diversion we are also using this time to further expand the
margin of safety by triple-checking our full compliance with
updated CDC guidelines,” the hospital said.
US establishing ‘Ebola response teams’ to contain epidemic
RT - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday
that “Ebola response teams” are being assembled that will be
able to deploy “within hours” to any hospital in the United
City of Houston demands pastors turn over sermons
Fox News - The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a
group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with
homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s
first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to
comply could be held in contempt of court.
Honor student who brought pocketknife to school suspended for
Fox News - Haynes says the pocketknife was a gift from her
grandfather who gave it to her for protection because her summer
job required her to ride her bike from southwest Detroit to
Dearborn. She reluctantly accepted it and says she forgot it was
in her purse.
Crude settles down 4.6%, lowest since June 2012
CNBC News - Crude oil futures settled down 4.6 percent at $81.84
a barrel, the biggest percentage drop since November 2012 and
the lowest settlement since June 28, 2012.
Obamacare likely to cost $300 billion more than thought –
Congressional Budget Office
RT - The real cost of Obamacare will be hundreds of billions of
dollars more than expected, Republican members of the Senate
Budget Committee now say, and will greatly increase the federal
deficit during the next decade.
If The Oil Plunge Continues, "Now May Be A Time To Panic" For US
Zero Hedge - It would truly be the crowning achievement of
Obama's career if, amazingly, he manages to bankrupt the US
shale "miracle" next.
9 Ominous Signals Coming From The Financial Markets That We Have
Not Seen In Years
Economic Collapse - Is the stock market about to crash?
Hopefully not, and there definitely have been quite a few "false
alarms" over the past few years. But without a doubt we have
been living through one of the greatest financial bubbles in
U.S. history, and the markets are absolutely primed for a
Gavin Says That Record Sea Ice In Antarctica Was Caused By
Real Science - From the “testing progressives to see how just
far their stupidity extends” department. Antarctica set an
all-time record for sea ice last month, and Gavin says it was
record hot there.
Drop Dropbox? Concern after alleged 7-million account hack
RT - The passwords of nearly 7 million Dropbox accounts have
been seized through third-party services and 400 directly leaked
on Pastebin, with promises of more leaks following bitcoin
donations. Dropbox denies a hack.
Google Glass user treated for internet addiction caused by the
The Guardian - Scientists have treated a man they believe to be
the first patient with internet addiction disorder, brought on
by overuse of Google Glass.
How to construct an emergency Ebola isolation room in your own
home after the hospitals are overrun
(NaturalNews) There are 5,723 hospitals in the United States,
and only four of them have level-4 biohazard isolation
facilities. The other 5,719 are just "regular" hospitals with
rooms that are no more secure against Ebola than your own
bedroom, most likely.
There are also a lot of other websites with suggestions of
ways to use thieves oil from using a few drops in your
laundry to helping you to stop smoking. But be very cautious
about anything that suggests putting thieves oil in your
mouth or otherwise ingesting the ingredients. Cinnamon
essential for example, should never be ingested undiluted
because it is quite toxic. This combination is also not
recommended for small children or infants. Try this homemade
spray disinfectant instead.
Vaccines: Penalizing the Unvaccinated?
Tony Cartalucci - Slate has enthusiastically supported
vaccinations and in particular, establishment talking points and
narratives regarding them, as well as a particular focus on
dismembering mainstream anti-vaccine views. In a recent article
titled, “Endangering the Herd,” Slate argues that those refusing
to receive vaccines should be penalized, and the act of refusing
to be vaccinated be criminalized.
Texas Medical Board as Out of Control as Ever
Alliance for Natural Health - This time the TMB filed a 200-page
complaint against him, which focused on alleged “FDA
violations”—i.e., FDA warning letters about some minor
recordkeeping deficiencies in his recently approved phase 2
clinical trials and some promotional claims for the
antineoplastons. The TMB claimed that these technical violations
of the federal statute were de facto violations of the state
medical practice law.
Every Time You Eat This, It Makes You More Vulnerable to Cancer
Dr. Mercola - The obesity epidemic is directly related to
excessive sugar consumption (virtually every single processed
food is now loaded with hidden sugar and fructose, including
baby food and foods thought of as "health foods"), and this is
also a major driving factor for the cancer epidemic. The link
between a high-sugar diet, obesity, and cancer can be summarized
in two words: insulin resistance. Both obesity and cancer result
when your body loses its ability to burn fat as fuel.
Study Warns That Losing Your Sense of Smell May Mean You May Not
Dr. Mercola - Your sense of smell is intricately tied to your
emotions, your ability to taste, and even sexual attraction… and
it’s also intricately tied to your health.... Zinc, an essential
trace mineral, is required to produce an enzyme called carbonic
anhydrase (CA) VI, critical to taste and smell, which is why
loss of sense of smell is one of the classic signs of chronic
zinc deficiency. This might be yet another reason why a
dwindling sense of smell is linked to impending death, as zinc
is important for a number of life-sustaining functions,
Dry skin brushing can strengthen immunity, spark detoxification
and reverse the hands of time
(NaturalNews) Long used in Ayurveda, dry skin brushing is a
powerful -- yet exceptionally economical -- healing therapy.
Upon first glance, the practice may not seem like much. We may
question how a quick session of brushing the skin can provide
such impressive results as heightened immunity, reduction of
cellulite and overall detoxification. As unlikely as it may
seen, dry skin brushing delivers all of the above and more.
5 DIY therapeutic baths that can change your life for the better
(NaturalNews) If you feel that your health could use a boost, or
you need a little extra care, a healing soak is one of the best
ways to regain equilibrium, shed toxins and calm the mind.
48-year-old cures high blood pressure, heart palpitations by
maintaining this food protocol
(NaturalNews) He remembers experiencing intermittent heart
palpitations and episodes of intense heart racing when bending
over and standing up quickly. About 15 years ago, his doctor had
him on high blood pressure medication. The medication only eased
the symptoms but never healed him. At one point, he recalls the
medication making him feel worse.... Looking for a better way,
he started to cut back on the prescription and started looking
into his diet and lifestyle behaviors for answers.
Measles and Measles Vaccines: 14 Things To Consider
Green Med Info - There are facts regarding the history of
measles that almost never reach the light of day. Here are 14
things you may not have been told by public health officials,
your doctor, or the media.
Camu Camu: More Vitamin C Than Any Other Food Source On Earth
Natural News Blog - Camu camu is a shrub that grows low to the
ground and is found throughout the rain forests of the Amazon
within Brazil, Columbia, and Peru. It produces a lemon sized,
purplish red to light orange fruit that contains a yellowish
pulp. This fruit boasts more natural vitamin C than any other
food source recorded anywhere on Earth,
10 Food Facts That May Surprise You
preventdisease.com - From the color of foods to their fat
content and nutritional value, there are facts about what we
consume, their origin and manufacture which is not common
knowledge and rarely promoted as truth. Here are 10 food facts
that still surprise the majority.
The Long-Lasting Survival Superfood That Fights Cancer, Diabetes
And Even Depression
Off the Grid News - What’s the superfood that people on a low-carb
diet know all about? Flax seed! After all, these little seeds
are low in carbs and contain plenty of fiber to keep you full.
Flax seed are a great storage food and have a shelf life of at
least 1-2 years if kept in a cool, dry place out of sunlight.
October 14, 2014 - Today in History:
1879 - Thomas Edison signed an agreement with Jose D. Husbands for the
sale of Edison telephones in Chile.
1912 - Theodore Roosevelt was shot while campaigning in Milwaukee, WI.
Roosevelt's wound in the chest was not serious and he continued with his
planned speech. William Schrenk was captured at the scene of the
1933 - Nazi Germany announced that it was withdrawing from the League of
1936 - The first Social Security Board office opened in Austin, TX. The
Board's local office took over the assigning of Social Security Numbers.
1947 - Over Rogers Dry Lake in Southern California, Chuck Yeager flew
the Bell X-1 rocket plane and became the first person to break the sound
1960 - U.S. presidential candidate John F. Kennedy first suggested the
idea of a Peace Corps.
1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis began when U.S. reconnaissance aircrafts
photographed Soviet construction of intermediate-range missile sites in
1964 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for
his non-violent resistance to racial prejudice in America. He was the
youngest person to receive the award.
1968 - The first live telecast to come from a manned U.S. spacecraft was
transmitted from Apollo 7.
1986 - Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev charged that the U.S. wanted
to "bleed the Soviet Union economically" with the arms race in space.
1987 - Jessica McClure, 18 months old, fell down an abandoned well in
Midland, TX. The rescue took 58 hours.
2002 - Britain stripped power from the Catholic and Protestant
politicians of Northern Ireland. Britain resumed sole responsibility for
running Northern Ireland.
2006 - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to impose punishing
sanctions on North Korea for carrying out a nuclear test.
Why Regime Change Won’t Stop ISIS in Syria…
Tony Cartalucci - US corporate-financier funded policy think tanks have
been taking turns in recent weeks floating the narrative that the next
logical step to stopping so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS) terrorists in
Syria is removing the Syrian government from power – this despite the
fact that the only cohesive, organized force in the region capable of
fighting ISIS terrorists is the Syrian government and its Syrian Arab
EU to Consider Cancelling Sanctions Against Russia This Month: Diplomat
RIA Novosti - The European Union countries will discuss cancelling
sanctions against Russia in late October, the head of European Union's
delegation in Russia, Vygaudas Usackas said Tuesday.
S. Korea deploys more weapons to border regions to deter N. Korea
Yonhap News - The South Korean military said Monday it has deployed
additional weapons to islands near the tense western maritime border to
better deal with North Korea's growing threats.
Worst Ebola epidemic in history LIVE UPDATES
RT - The worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in history is
threatening to spread out of West Africa and affect countries further
afield. The first case was reported in Guinea on March 22.
Shock Claim: Infected Spanish Nurse Only Trained fo Half Hour on
Breitbart - In a scathing letter calling for the resignation of Madrid's
regional health chief Javier Rodríguez, the husband of a nurse auxiliary
who contracted Ebola from a patient in Spain asserts that his wife
received only half an hour of training in how to appropriately use
protective gear, and chides the government for not doing enough to
Ebola outbreak: UN worker dies in Germany hospital
BBC - The man had been working as a UN medical official in Liberia - one
of the worst affected countries by the outbreak - when he caught Ebola.
He arrived in Germany last Thursday for treatment and was put into a
special isolation unit. "Despite intensive medical measures and maximum
efforts by the medical team, the 56-year-old UN employee succumbed to
the serious infectious disease," a statement from St Georg hospital
Italian nurse arrested over killing 38 patients who irritated her
RT - Italian police have arrested a nurse suspected of killing at least
38 of her patients because they, or their relatives, were irritating
her. The officials also found a selfie, with the nurse giving a
thumbs-up in front of a recently deceased patient.
Powerful earthquake strikes off El Salvador, one dead
(Reuters) - A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck late on Monday off the
coast of El Salvador and Nicaragua and was felt across Central America,
killing at least one person, but there were no immediate reports of
NATO must force Turkey to stop support for ISIL: German MP
Press TV - The deputy speaker of the Bundestag rejected the Turkish
government’s “unacceptable dealings” with ISIL terrorists, saying Turkey
is harboring an ISIL militant camp in Istanbul.“Turkey has also allowed
weapons to be transported into Syria through its borders. Also that the
ISIS (ISIL) has been able to sell its oil via Turkey is extraordinary,”
the Green Party MP added.
As 'secret Saudi deal' increases harm to Russian currency, China
Examiner.com - Last Friday it was revealed that the purpose behind
Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to Saudi Arabia a few weeks back
was to sign a secret deal by which the leading OPEC state would saturate
the markets with excess oil and cause prices to fall for the global
commodity.This move would have the consequence of causing vast harm to
the Russian Rouble, and increase inflation and price instability for the
Italy loses billions in economic standoff with Russia, opposition leader
RT - The EU sanctions imposed on Russia have already cost Italy alone
two billion euro due to Moscow’s retaliatory food embargo, the leader of
Italian opposition party Matteo Salvini says.
Greece plans early exit from largest IMF rescue package in history
RT - Athens has informed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it
will end its obligations to the unpopular rescue program, which placed
crippling austerity measures on the country, more than a year early.
70-90% efficiency: Russia to send Ebola vaccine to W. Africa in 2 months
RT - In two months, Russia is planning to send a new experimental
vaccine against Ebola to Africa, according to the country’s health
minister. The efficiency of the drug, which is to be tested on the
ground, is about 70-90 percent.
Thailand Invites Tourists to Experience Martial Law
Adan Salazar - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), a government
organization, is poised to launch a campaign urging foreign travelers to
experience a “martial law” holiday, arguing that tanks on its streets
and men decked out in full military attire would make tourists feel safe
24/7, states a report published on Thai website Khaosod English.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Dallas Nurse: Is Ebola Airborne Now?
Kurt Nimmo - A three year nurse at Dallas Presbyterian Hospital
told a local television station she fears Ebola may be airborne.
“We are wondering if it really is contact in airborne or contact
in a breach of protocol,” she said. “We really don’t know.”
Texas nurse fighting Ebola receives blood transfusion from
survivor Dr Kent Brantly
Daily Mail - It is the third time Dr Brantly has donated blood
to Ebola victims after medics discovered he had the same blood
type as previous patient Dr Nick Sacra and NBC cameraman Ashoka
Mukpo, who is still being treated.
About 70 Hospital Staffers Cared for Ebola Patient... All
Unmonitored by CDC!
Breitbart - About 70 staff members at Texas Health Presbyterian
Hospital were involved in the care of Thomas Eric Duncan after
he was hospitalized, including a nurse now being treated for the
same Ebola virus that killed the Liberian man who was visiting
Dallas, according to medical records his family provided to The
Louisiana Attempting to Block Ebola Waste from Texas
Breitbart - Waste disposal from Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian
man who brought Ebola into the U.S., won't be brought to
Louisiana if one of the state's officials has his way. Louisiana
Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is filing a temporary
restraining order to keep Ebola waste, even if it is
incinerated, out of his state.
Doctors Nationwide Slam CDC Handling of Ebola
Washington’s Blog - Infectious Disease Experts, Safety Experts,
Doctors and Nurses All Say the CDC Has Been Messing Up the Ebola
Sick Passengers On Boston Flight Prompt Ebola Scare, Hazmat
Crews On Scene
Truth Revolt - In hazmat suits and surrounded by emergency crews
and equipment, a plane at Boston’s Logan Airport was locked down
and passengers escorted away amid fear of Ebola, as multiple
passengers reported flu-like symptoms.
ISIS Magazine Pays Tribute to CIA Asset Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
Kurt Nimmo - Apparently, the editors of Dabiq and the upper
echelon of the organization and its titular head, the mysterious
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, are unaware of the fact al-Zarqawi was the
stuff of a Pentagon psychological operation.
85% of Nurses Not Trained for Ebola
Kit Daniels - Eighty-five percent of America’s nurses said their
hospitals have not educated them on Ebola, according to a poll
conducted by the largest nursing association in the U.S.
Additionally, 76% of the nurses said their hospitals have not
informed them how to admit potential Ebola patients in the poll
conducted Sunday by National Nurses United which surveyed 2,000
registered nurses at over 750 facilities in 46 states.
VIDEO: "Hello. Your Neighbor Has Ebola."
The Daily Sheeple - Oh boy. Hundreds of people received an
automated phone call to let them know one of their neighbors was
suffering from Ebola. How very comforting.
Pastor with AIDS admits to sex with church members
USA Today Oct 9, 2014 - A Pastor shocked his Montgomery, Ala.,
congregation and the entire community with the admission that he
had sex with female church members while knowing that he had
AIDS. The Rev. Juan D. McFarland made the admission from the
pulpit during a Sunday service in September, said Deacon Nathan
Williams Jr., a 71-year member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist
Ousted pastor who admits AIDS, drug abuse, refuses to step down
wtoc.com Oct 13, 2014 - McFarland's refusal to step down became
very clear this past Sunday. McPhillips said, even though he was
voted out, the ousted pastor showed up to the church and
delivered a sermon on divine healing. “The majority of the
members were shocked. There were only about 50 people there. But
why show up to a church you have been voted out of? A lot of
members are intimidated. He has run that church like a dictator
over the years,” McPhillips said.
Cops caught using millions in seized assets on surveillance
gear, weapons and clowns
RT - “Police agencies have used hundreds of millions of dollars
taken from Americans under federal civil forfeiture law in
recent years to buy guns, armored cars and electronic
surveillance gear,” Robert O’Harrow and Steven Rich wrote for
the Post. “They have also spent money on luxury vehicles, travel
and a clown named Sparkles.”
Cornel West among protesters arrested in Ferguson (VIDEO)
RT - West — a renowned academic and former Harvard professor —
was among a group of protesters engaged in an organized act of
civil disobedience Monday afternoon outside of the Ferguson
Police Department. MSNBC reported that at least 18 individuals,
including West and prominent faith leaders, were arrested from a
group of roughly 130 that had assembled outside of the station.
Five-year-old who pretended her crayon was a gun is forced to
sign contract by her kindergarten promising not to kill others
Daily Mail - The angry mother said the school then had her
daughter sign a Mobile [Alabama] County Public Safety Contract
without her consent. 'While I was in the lobby waiting they had
my 5-year-old sign a contract about suicide and homicide,'
Rebecca said. '(They) asked her if she was depressed now.
A Great Day For Seven Americans Formerly On The No Fly List
Liberty Crier - Following a court order, the government today
notified seven people who were on the No Fly List that they are
cleared to fly. The six men and one woman are part of an
American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit filed in 2010 on behalf
of 13 Americans challenging their inclusion on the No Fly List.
10 Awesome Movies with Libertarian Messages
voicesofliberty.com - I was recently asked to choose some of my
favorite films with libertarian messages. Below is a (by no
means definitive) list of ten films that provides rich insight
into the heart and soul of libertarianism. The criteria? Simply
a film containing a libertarian lesson to be learned, whether
intended by the filmmakers or not.
12 Charts That Show The Permanent Damage That Has Been Done To
The U.S. Economy
Economic Collapse - Hopefully this article will be a wake up
call. The last major wave of the economic collapse did a
colossal amount of damage to our economic foundations, and now
the next major wave of the economic collapse is rapidly
Building an Ark: How to Protect Public Revenues from the Next
Dissident Voice - Concerns are growing that we are heading for
another banking crisis, one that could be far worse than in
2008. But this time, there will be no government bailouts.
Instead, per the Dodd-Frank Act, bankrupt banks will be
confiscating (or “bailing in”) their customers’ deposits…But
there is a better way forward.
This Woman’s Death May Confirm All Your Suspicions About Smart
Off the Grid News - Smart meters may be linked to a series of
house fires and one death in two Nevada communities, and the
fire chiefs of the towns have asked the state Public Utilities
Commission to launch an investigation, which it is doing.
Some sections of the San Andreas Fault system in San Francisco
Bay Area are locked, overdue
phys.org - Four urban sections of the San Andreas Fault system
in Northern California have stored enough energy to produce
major earthquakes, according to a new study that measures fault
creep. Three fault sections – Hayward, Rodgers Creek and Green
Valley – are nearing or past their average recurrence interval,
according to the study published in the Bulletin of the
Seismological Society of America
NSA Has Used Covert Operatives in Foreign Companies to Advance
AllGov - …But according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, a
former contractor who obtained classified information about U.S.
domestic spy operations, the NSA also employs agents who work in
foreign companies and physically compromise devices and computer
Voiceprint harvesting – the next frontier in data privacy war
RT - Corporations and governments alike are hungry for data on
people. In addition to internet behavior records and mobile
phone metadata, there is a little-known digital bounty they are
after – voiceprints – and they’re harvesting them in their
millions. Corporate and government databases in the US, Europe
and elsewhere contain more than 65 million samples of people’s
voices, AP reports, citing interviews with dozens of industry
Amaranth: a gluten-free grain rich in protein and minerals
(NaturalNews) Amaranth is a broad-leafed plant that is native to
the southern half of North America. It is part of the
Amaranthaceae family of flowering plants, which also includes
beets, Swiss chard, spinach and quinoa, and is characterized by
its rapid growing speed and competitive nature. In fact,
amaranth is so aggressive that many American gardeners regard it
as nothing more than a noxious weed that does little but
threaten the livelihood of other, less invasive plants.
Deodorants and antiperspirants may actually increase offensive
odor in addition to wreaking havoc on health
(NaturalNews) It's no secret that common deodorants, while they
smell fragrant and have pleasant-sounding names that make people
feel as though they are rugged warriors or living in the
tropics, are filled with body-damaging chemicals. Namely,
aluminum compounds, parabens and phthalates are ingredients in
many kinds of antiperspirants and deodorants designed to act as
preservatives while also fending off offensive odors.
Shiitake Mushrooms: A Must For Your Immune System
preventdisease.com - A symbol of longevity in Asia because of
their health-promoting properties, shiitake mushrooms have been
used medicinally for more than 6,000 years. They are now
cultivated worldwide for both culinary and medicinal purposes.
They are champions in immune, anti-cancer and cardiovascular
Simple Fermented Carrot Sticks and the Two Types of Fermented
Health Impact News - Most of us are familiar with sauerkraut,
kimchi, and cucumber pickles as forms of fermented vegetables.
Or we are, at the very least familiar with the store-bought
vinegar-brined modern day versions of what once were lactic acid
fermented vegetables. But you can ferment just about any
vegetable, turning it into a lively probiotic-rich snack,
condiment, or enzymatic addition to your meals.
7 Warning Signs of Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Natural News Blog - The importance of B12 in the human body is
hard to overestimate. And while you hear things like how it’s
important for your nerves, DNA and red blood cells among many
other things, what does a lack of it actually do in more “every
day” language? To answer that, let’s take a look at a case study
of what can happen when your levels get too low.
Why I don’t Vaccinate My Dogs At All
dogsnaturallymagazine.com - According to Dr Jean W Dodds, an eminent vet
and researcher, both allergic and autoimmune diseases have been rising
since the introduction of modified live virus vaccines. Autoimmune
diseases are where the body attacks self; they include cancer, leukaemia,
thyroid disease, Addisons, Grave’s disease, autoimmune haemolytic
anaemia, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, lupus, thrombocytopenia, organ
failure, skin inflammations, and more.
What It's Like to Carry Your Nobel Prize through Airport Security
Scientific American - Among the many changes the Nobel Prize brought to
Schmidt’s life: travel hassles. Here’s what he said it’s like to carry a
Nobel medal aboard an airplane...
October 13, 2014 - Today in History:
1775 - The U.S. Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval
1792 - The cornerstone of the Executive Mansion was laid in Washington,
DC. The building became known as the White House in 1818.
1812 - American forces were defeated at the Battle of Queenstown
Heights. The British victory effectively ended an further U.S. invasion
1854 - The state of Texas ratified a state constitution.
1943 - During World War II, Italy signed an armistice with the Allies
and declared war on Germany.
1944 - American troops entered Aachen, Germany, during World War II.
1944 - During World War II, British and Greek advance units landed at
1953 - An ultrasonic burglar alarm was patented by Samuel Bagno.
1960 - The World Series ended on a home run for the first time. Bill
Mazeroski's homerun allowed the Pirates to beat the Yankees.
1967 - The first game of the new American Basketball Association was
1981 - Egyptian voters elected Vice President Hosni Mubarak as the new
president one week after Anwar Sadat was assassinated.
1989 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush called for an overthrow of the
Panamanian ruler Manuel Antonio Noriega.
1992 - A commercial flight record was set by an Air France supersonic
jetliner for circling the Earth in 33 hours and one minute.
1998 - The National Basketball Association (NBA) canceled regular season
games, due to work stoppage, for first time in its 51-year history.
1999 - The U.S. Senate rejected the ratification of the Comprehensive
Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
2006 - The United Nations General Assembly appointed South Korean
Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon the next U.N. secretary-general.
2008 - The Dow Jones industrial average soared 936.42 points – it's
largest one-day increase – ending eight consecutive days of stock market
2010 - Rescuers in Chile pulled 33 men one by one to freedom 69 days
after they were trapped in a collapsed mine a half-mile underground.
2010 - Near Copiapó, Chile, 33 miners were trapped underground in San
José Mine. The miners were rescued after 69 days underground.
Bombing ISIS in Syria, US eyes Damascus: No-fly zone ‘may be part of
RT - Even though Islamic State militants in Syria have no aircraft to
speak of, the US’s top military commander says establishing a no-fly
zone may be part of the campaign. Such a move is what US allies,
including Turkey, have been pressing for.
Turkey Allows US to Use Bases to Fight Islamic State: Reports
RIA Novosti - Turkey agreed to allow the US-led coalition against the
Islamic State (IS) to use its military bases to fight against the
extremist group, Agence France-Presse reported Monday.
Over $1billion in USD "stolen" from Iraq, US impedes investigation
NY Times - Exactly what happened to that money after it arrived in
Baghdad became one of the many unanswered questions from the chaotic
days of the American occupation, when billions were flowing into the
country from the United States and corruption was rampant.
To grow cheap marijuana, Italy calls in the army
Reuters - Italy legalized marijuana for medical use last year, but the
high cost of buying legal pot in a pharmacy meant few people signed up.
Now, the government has found a solution: get the army to grow it.
Starting next year, a high-security lab in a military compound in
Florence will grow cannabis for Italy’s health care system in an
experiment the government says could bring safe, legal and affordable
marijuana to suffering patients.
Turkey, Saudi Arabia giving terrorists WMDs, Syria claims
RT - Syria’s UN envoy has accused Turkey and Saudi Arabia of giving
weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) to terrorist groups fighting in the
country. The charge precedes reports Kurdish fighters battling ISIS
militants have been attacked with chemical weapons.
Russia troops ordered to withdraw from Ukraine border
Press TV - Putin's spokesman said about 17,600 soldiers in the Rostov
region would be pulled back because the period of their training is
completed, Russian media reported…The order came ahead of a planned
meeting between the Russian president and his Ukrainian counterpart
Petro Poroshenko on Friday.
Saudi Arabia's "Oil-Weapon" Hits Europe
Zero Hedge - In today's Wall Street Journal we get the final piece of
the puzzle as it is clear that what Saudi Arabia loses in 'price' it
will make up in 'volume' as The Kingdon is taking the unusual step of
asking buyers to commit to maximum shipments if they want to get its
crude. Simply put, "they are threatening [European] buyers" to
discontinue sales if they don't agree with the full fixed deliveries.
Bankocalypse drill: US and UK to run ‘too big to fail’ collapse
RT Oct. 11, 2014 - The US and UK will stage a comprehensive simulation
next week check whether the countries’ financial and banking sectors are
still vulnerable to the problem of the ‘too big to fail’ institutions
and coordinate their actions in case of such collapse.
8th Largest Bank in World Opening Operations in Russia. It’s Chinese
Global Research - The Russian newspaper Kommersant reported yesterday
that the Agricultural Bank of China is starting operations in Russia.
This is a big deal, because this bank is huge, the eighth largest in the
world. It’s a sign of how quickly China will be able to fill the
financing vacuum left by sanction, and an example of European companies
losing markets to Chinese competitors.
Israel, Palestine draft joint Ebola response plan
RT - To draft a joint action plan to prevent Ebola, Israeli and
Palestinian officials held a meeting over weekend, while Tel Aviv is
introducing hospital drills and setting tighter border controls to curb
the threat of the deadly virus.
Scientists in Russia developing three Ebola vaccines – Health Ministry
RT - Russian scientists are working on three potential Ebola vaccines
which they expect to introduce as soon as in the next six months. One of
the vaccines is “already ready for clinical trials,” Russia’s health
minister Veronika Skvortsova has announced.
Ebola toll passes 4,000 as fears grow worldwide
The Telegraph - The WHO said 4,033 people have died from Ebola as of
October 8 out of a total of 8,399 registered cases in seven countries.
The sharp rise in deaths came as the UN said aid pledges to fight the
outbreak have fallen well short of the $1 billion (£600 million) needed.
Fearing Ebola, Liberia cancels democratic elections as President seeks
to control, speech, religion and private property
(NaturalNews) The African nation of Liberia was founded, in part, by
freed American slaves, but now, nearly 200 years later, the country is
in danger of becoming overrun by Ebola, and its president is seeking
Tritium up tenfold in Fukushima groundwater after Typhoon Phanfone
Japan Times Oct 12, 2014 - Some 150,000 becquerels of tritium per liter
were measured in a groundwater sample taken Thursday from a well east of
the No. 2 reactor. The figure is a record for the well and over 10 times
the level measured the previous week. In addition, materials that emit
beta rays, such as strontium-90, which causes bone cancer, also
shattered records with a reading of 1.2 million becquerels, the utility
said of the sample. The water crisis could get worse as the nation
braces for Typhoon Vongfong this week.
Massive waves pound Japan and China and 200,000 flee their homes as
'super-typhoon' Vongfong hits
Daily Mail Oct 12, 2014 - Huge waves pounded Japanese coastal towns as
'super-typhoon' Vongfong battered the southern island of Okinawa on
Sunday. More than 200,000 residents were forced to flee their homes on
the island, some 1,000 miles south of Tokyo, before it was hit by what
was Japan's most powerful storm this year.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
‘Ebola protocol in place’: Suspected case transferred to Boston
RT - A hospital in Boston area’s Braintree, Massachusetts has
been briefly quarantined after a patient who recently travelled
to Liberia was suspected of having Ebola. The patient showing
some symptoms of the disease was transferred to another
U.S. Government to Award $1 Million for Best Ebola Hazmat Suit
ecouterre.com - The White House has teamed up with USAID, the
CDC, and the U.S. Department of Defense to offer a $1 million
award for a superior and improved HAZMAT suit design in hopes of
better assisting healthcare workers in their fight against
Ebola protective gear inadequate? Medical staff in USA and Spain
infected while wearing isolation gear
(NaturalNews) Ebola is now spreading in a hospital in Dallas as
a health care worker there was confirmed to have contracted
Ebola from "patient zero" Thomas Duncan. The alarming part of
this development is that the health worker was wearing
CDC-recommended protective gear and was working in precisely the
kind of advanced, first-world hospital where we have all been
assured Ebola could never spread.
Official: Fleas in Arizona testing positive for plague
(NaturalNews) Something has been killing off prairie dogs living
in and around Doney Park in Flagstaff, Arizona, and health
officials have now confirmed it to be the plague.
Health care worker at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas tests
positive for Ebola
Dallas News - The infected person detected a fever Friday night
and drove herself to the Presbyterian emergency room, where she
was placed in isolation 90 minutes later. A blood sample sent to
the state health lab in Austin confirmed Saturday night that she
had Ebola — the first person to contract the disease in the
DC chief says all staff who treated Duncan are 'at risk' after
L.A. Times Blames 'Fourth Branch of Government'--the NRA--for
Breitbart - Why is the NRA to blame? Because they successfully
opposed President Obama's surgeon general nominee--Dr. Vivek
Murthy--in March 2013. Murthy wanted to treat gun violence as a
public health issue instead of a criminal matter, thereby
opening the back door for gun edicts that usurped the Second
Amendment via administrative law.
10 Illegal Immigrant Minors Diagnosed with TB
Breitbart - Ten unaccompanied alien children (UAC), who entered
the U.S. illegally, were diagnosed with Tuberculosis (TB)
between January through September, CNS News is reporting. All
were detained while trying to enter the United States from the
Mexican border, according to the Department of Health and Human
Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). Their points of
entry were not disclosed.
Enterovirus D-68 Infections More than Double in One Week in
Breitbart - California has reported 32 cases of the respiratory
illness enterovirus D-68, the California Department of Public
Health (CDPH) said on Friday.
297 Congress Members Have Earmarked $3.8 Billion for
Organizations Tied to Them or Family Members
Melissa Melton - Remember back when Democrat Congressman Jim
Moran, U.S. Representative for Virginia’s 8th congressional
district gave an interview where he said that Congress is
underpaid at $174,000 a year and needs a raise because Americans
need to understand that Congress is “the board of directors for
the largest economic entity in the world”? Well, check out what
the “board of directors” has been up to.
‘Justice for everyone!’ Thousands stand up against police
brutality in Ferguson, St. Louis
RT - Hundreds of protesters standing in front of the Ferguson
police department are demanding justice for Mike Brown, a black
teenager killed by a white cop. Rallies in downtown St. Louis
have drawn thousands, all standing up against police brutality.
Cop Buys Family a Car Seat Instead of Issuing Ticket: Still Good
Men in Blue
Natural Society - When a mom in Michigan was pulled over for
driving without her child in a legal seat, the police officer
did something special. He bought her a car seat instead of
giving her a citation.
US Air Attendant Denies Vet Request to Hang Medal-Filled Jacket:
Not a 'First-Class' Passenger
Breitbart - First Sergeant Albert Marle was on board flight 1930
en route to Charlotte, North Carolina two days ago when he was
looking for a place to hang his dress blue uniform jacket,
filled with service medals, so it wouldn't wrinkle. He reached
out to an airline attendant for help, but was quickly reminded
that he was seated in coach.
"Prepare For Runs", IMF Warns Policymakers Of "Elevated
Financial Stability & Liquidity Risks"
Zero Hedge - The extended period of monetary accommodation and
the accompanying search for yield are leading to credit
mispricing and asset price pressures, increasing the chance that
financial stability risks could derail the recovery.
Incinerating Birds Bad for Business, Solar Energy Company Drops
Breitbart - An Oakland-based solar energy company jettisoned
their plans to build a 75-story solar tower outside of
California's Joshua Tree National Park because solar rays
emanating from the structure incinerated birds in midair.
‘Bionic eye’ helps blind man see again after 33 years (VIDEO)
RT - A previously blind man from North Carolina has been granted
the ability to digitally see once again through a new “bionic
eye” which can transform light into images. Larry Hester, 66,
was blind for 33 years before scientists at Duke University, in
North Carolina, switched on the device.
‘Hostile to privacy’: Snowden urges internet users to get rid of
RT - Edward Snowden has hit out at Dropbox and other services he
says are “hostile to privacy,” urging web users to abandon
unencrypted communication and adjust privacy settings to prevent
governments from spying on them in increasingly intrusive ways.
Second 'Snowden' leaking classified data - 'Citizenfour'
RT - Filmmaker and journalist Laura Poitras’s new film on Edward
Snowden has ex-Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald revealing the
existence of a second classified document leaker, following
August’s official investigation into the possibility.
First mind-controlled prosthetic arm can hold egg without
smashing it (VIDEO)
RT - The world’s first amputee to receive a prosthetic arm
directly connected to his bone, nerves and muscles has managed
to perform highly complicated tasks, all with the power of his
mind, a recent study has revealed.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
Big Win! Monsanto Reports $156 Million Loss in Q4 as Farmers
Abandon GM Crops
Natural Society - Monsanto stock like Bill Gates, who owns
hundreds of thousand of Monsanto shares worth about $23 million?
It might be time to pull out since the company just reported
over $156 million in losses for the fourth quarter.
“The Future of Food”—GMOs, Gene Patenting, and the
Corporatization of Our Food Supply
Dr. Mercola - With genetic engineering, in order for a gene to
be inserted into a cell, you need something good at invading
cells, which is why bacteria and viruses are typically used to
"smuggle" desirable DNA from one organism into another... a
complicated and unpredictable process. What could possibly go
Cornucopia’s New Infographic "Outs" Food Brands Against GMO
cornucopia.org - The Cornucopia Institute has released a
shopper’s guide revealing which companies support or oppose the
initiatives, and it may surprise you.
Plants Can Hear Themselves Being Eaten, and Can Communicate the
Threat to Their Neighbors
Dr. Mercola - When a bug such as a caterpillar chews on a
plant’s leaf, the plant “hears” the vibrations of the chewing,
and produces chemicals to defend itself from further harm. These
chemicals are also what give a plant many of its medicinal
qualities, such as glucosinolates, which have anti-cancer
properties, and other antioxidants
The best way to help your body protect itself against Ebola (or
any virus or bacteria)
(NaturalNews) Even though Ebola is a virus, it only makes sense
to start clearing out any harmful bacteria in your digestive
system in order for your immune system to function properly.
This will allow it to do its job more efficiently, which is a
must have when dealing with more deadly infections such as
Ebola. Antibacterial foods and herbs to consider, include...
Top herbs to help cleanse lungs, make breathing easier
(NaturalNews) The American Lung Association estimates that COPD
is the third leading cause of death in the United States and
that asthma affects millions of Americans. However, many
respiratory conditions like these can be managed naturally by
turning to herbs that cleanse and nurture the lungs and help
make breathing easier.
Psyllium Dietary Fiber Could Cut Health Care Costs
Dr. Mercola - Adding psyllium fiber to your daily diet could
reduce your risk of a heart-related event significantly, cut
health care costs by the billions, and costs just 30 cents a
Health benefits of zucchini, a very versatile food
(NaturalNews) Zucchini is a very versatile food. It can be eaten
raw or cooked, can be consumed virtually in its entirety and has
several health benefits. Of course, be sure to choose organic
6 Reasons I Won't Give My Kids The Nasal Flu Vaccine
Green Med Info - It's that time of year again, when nurses are
out in force like army recruitment officers, waging a war on
deadly germs and rounding up volunteers for experimental
Read This before You Pop Another Big Pharma Antibiotic
Natural Society - A study published by Mayo Clinic found that
almost 70% of Americans are on at least one pharmaceutical;
antibiotics top the list, followed by antidepressants, and
opioid pain killers.
6 Sure Signs You Need to Detox
Natural Society - An often overlooked solution, detoxing could
help with various maladies. Here are several ways your body is
communicating that need to do a detox.
The Surprising Health Benefits of the Sugary Date Fruit
Natural Society - There are approximately 20 varieties of dates,
yet only four varieties were found to have significant health
benefits: yellow Barhi, Deri, Medjool and Halawi.... The study
found that dates improved triglyceride profiles, and lowered
oxidative stress levels by “reducing blood triglycerides,” which
“improves the quality” of blood cholesterol by reducing its
oxidation.” They also discovered that dates attach themselves to
harmful, oxygen-free radicals and remove them from the body.
The healing benefits of pumpkin
(NaturalNews) As the bright orange color may suggest, the mighty
pumpkin is full of life promoting nutrients. These are made
available through the meat and the seeds. Some of the nutrients
available in pumpkin meat include...
How To Make Healthy, Natural And Gourmet Fall Pumpkin Drinks
Off the Grid News - Watching football with friends? Check.
Jumping into leaves? Check. Sipping a Pumpkin Spice Latte from
Starbucks? Check. These are a few of my favorite things about
fall. But if you’re like me, you probably don’t go to Starbucks
– or similar coffee shops – all that much.... A Starbucks’
Pumpkin Spice Latte (grande) has more than 12 teaspoons of
sugar. And a Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino (venti) has 23 teaspoons!
Dissecting Starbucks "Pumpkin Spice Latte
May Cause No Symptoms for 3 to 5 Days, But Swift Action Could Be Life
Dr. Becker - This common rodent poisoning can also kill your pet. And
though symptoms may not show up for days, be proactive and get your pet
to the vet fast for life-saving treatment. The 3 ways your dog or cat
can get in trouble, and 4 deadly poisons to avoid.
YouTube: Hawk Attacks Drone!
On Oct 8th, I was flying my quadcopter at Magazine Beach Park in
Cambridge, when a hawk decided he wasn't too happy with my invasion of
his airspace. As far as I could tell, the juvenile red-tailed hawk came
out unscathed, and having defeated his prey, was happy to retreat.
October 10, 2014 - Today in History:
1845 - The United States Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, MD.
1886 - The tuxedo dinner jacket made its U.S. debut in New York City.
1911 - China's Manchu dynasty was overthrown by revolutionaries under
1913 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson triggered the explosion of the
Gamboa Dike that ended the construction of the Panama Canal.
1933 - Dreft, the first synthetic detergent, went on sale.
1957 - U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologized to Komla Agbeli
Gbdemah, the finance minister of Ghana, after the official had been
refused service in a Dover, DE, restaurant.
1959 - Pan American World Airways announced the beginning of the first
global airline service.
1973 - Fiji became independent after of nearly a century of British
1978 - The U.S. bill authorizing the Susan B. Anthony dollar was signed
by U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
1984 - The U.S. Congress passed the 2nd Boland Amendment which outlawed
solicitation of 3rd-party countries to support the Contras. The
amendment barred the use of funds available to CIA, defense, or
intelligence agencies for "supporting, directly or indirectly, military
or paramilitary operations in Nicaragua by any nation, group,
organization or individual."
1991 - The United States cut all foreign aid to Haiti in reaction to a
military coup that forced President Jean-Claude Aristide into exile.
1994 - Lt. Gen. Raoul Cedras resigned as Haiti's commander-in-chief of
the army and pledged to leave the country.
1994 - Iraq announced it was withdrawing its forces from the Kuwaiti
border. No signs of a pullback were observed.
1997 - The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, opened to the public.
Architect Frank Gehry designed the 450 ft. long and 98 ft. wide
2001 - U.S. President George W. Bush presented a list of 22 most wanted
2003 - Rush Limbaugh annouced that he was addicted to painkillers and
that he was going to check into a rehab center.
2010 - In China, Canton Tower opened to the public.
Islamic State seizes large areas of Syrian town despite air strikes
(Reuters) - Islamic State fighters seized more than a third of the
Syrian border town of Kobani, a monitoring group said on Thursday, as
U.S.-led air strikes failed to halt their advance and Turkish forces
looked on without intervening.
At least 10 killed in ongoing unrest in Turkey
RT - At least ten people have been killed in Turkey as the unrest in the
country enters its fourth day. Overall around 30 people were killed in
violent protests over the fate of the Kurdish town of Kobani assaulted
by the Islamic State jihadists in Syria.
US planes worth $500mn sold for scrap in Afghanistan – for just $32,000
RT - A US watchdog is asking why 16 planes bought for the Afghan Air
Force, costing almost $500 million, were turned into scrap metal valued
at just $32,000. The government wants to know why hundreds of millions
of taxpayers’ money were wasted on the project.
Typhoon expected to make direct hit on Fukushima
ENENews - Gov’t models show center of Vongfong over nuclear plant next
1.8 million fleeing ISIS in 'deadly, life-threatening' situation - UN
RT - A total of 1.8 million people are in a “deadly, life-threatening
situation” according to a UN report on Iraq. Their lives are in danger
daily, while the influx of refugees is putting strain on locals – and
schools have been delayed from opening.
Killer cost of Ebola: World Bank warns of $33bn doomsday scenario
RT - The spread of Ebola presents a $33 billion threat to West African
economies says the World Bank. Meanwhile, the rest of the world is
pouring billions into halting the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history,
from airport screenings to military aid in Africa.
Why is Britain sending troops to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone?
The Guardian - After yesterday’s meeting of the government’s crisis
group, Cobra, it was announced that the UK would be sending 750 troops
and a hospital ship to Sierra Leone to help combat the spread of Ebola
VIDEO: UK factory's orders for Ebola protection suits double in a day -
The Guardian - A British safety company has been asked to make 100,000
Ebola protection suits, an order up from 50,000 on Thursday morning....
UK hospitals are gearing up for an outbreak of the disease, which
experts say is unlikely.
Briton dies of suspected Ebola in Macedonia, his hotel sealed off
Daily Mail - A Briton with symptoms of Ebola has died in Macedonia,
local authorities said. The hotel in Skopje where he was staying has
been sealed off, while another Briton and hotel staff are being kept
inside to prevent possible spreading of infection.
Heading to Japan: Strongest storm of 2014 as seen by NASA astronaut
RT - NASA astronaut has posted the photo of the biggest 2014 storm on
Earth from the International Space Station. Typhoon Vongfong is heading
to Japan coast and is as powerful as the Haiyan storm that killed
thousands of people in 2013.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Khorasan terrorists will attack US ‘very, very soon,’ FBI
The Daily Sheeple - The Khorasan Group, the Al-Qaeda-linked cell
that just landed on the US intelligence radar last month,
allegedly has Americans in its ranks fighting in the Middle East
whom the FBI cannot prevent from re-entering the country.
White House Aide Involved in Prostitution Scandal Now Works in
Office on Global Women's Issues
Breitbart - The White House had information two years ago
indicating that one of their advance travel volunteers, the son
of a major Democratic donor with ties to the White House, was
involved in the Secret Service prostitution scandal. That former
aide now works for the State Department's Office on Global
White House Hosts Fashion Show As Ebola Spreads Like AIDS
Kit Daniels - The White House somehow found the time to host a
fashion show despite government officials admitting they are
completely unprepared for an AIDS-like Ebola pandemic in the
Texas Sheriff's Deputy Does Not Have Ebola
Breitbart - On Thursday afternoon the Texas Department of State
Health Services said in a statement, "The Texas Department of
State Health Services has completed testing of the specimen
submitted today by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
The result is negative for Ebola."
Angry protesters target ‘wealthy’ whites; vandalize home, burn
US flags, assault reporter, call for officer’s death
Bizpac Review - The streets of Ferguson were literally on fire
Thursday night with protesters chanting for the death of Officer
Darren Wilson, the cop who fatally shot Michael Brown. They also
vandalized homes, committed assaults, blocked traffic and threw
knives at police. This is hot on the heels of the shooting of a
black teen with a lengthy criminal record on Wednesday.
“City Orders Family to Get Rid of Special Needs Child’s
Ben Swann - A family is locked in a struggle with the Santa Fe
Springs city government after officials issued a citation
ordering them to tear down a backyard playground that was built
by the Make-A-Wish Foundation for their 10-year-old daughter who
suffers from a severe seizure disorder.
NYPD allegedly take $1,300 from man in video
Ben Swann - A video recorded on a cell phone has emerged showing
an NYPD officer allegedly stealing $1,300 from a man while
carrying out a stop-and-frisk.
50 Of The Craziest Laws In America, One From Each State
UFP News - Independent Journal Review and Policy Mic have pulled
together 50 of the most ridiculous laws, one from each state,
that might be competition with the insanity of the Obama
Civilian Casualty Guidelines for U.S. Drone Strikes Not Applied
to Bombing in Syria and Iraq
AllGov - President Obama has decided that as much as he hates
civilian casualties in warfare, special protections intended to
avoid them won't apply to the air campaign in Syria and Iraq.
Reports indicate multiple deaths of civilians. One said missiles
killed at least nine people, including five children, in the
village of Kafr Deryan, Syria. The administration so far has not
confirmed any civilian casualties. But it has admitted deaths
and injuries could happen.
90% of All Deaths In War Are CIVILIANS
Washington's Blog - The June 2014 issue of the American Journal
of Public Health notes: The proportion of civilian deaths and
the methods for classifying deaths as civilian are debated, but
civilian war deaths constitute 85% to 90% of casualties caused
by war, with about 10 civilians dying for every combatant killed
Marine Corps drill focuses on pandemic preparation
jdnews.com - Service members participate in the full-scale
Vigilant Response exercise, which simulates a pandemic smallpox
outbreak at Marine Corps Air Station New River. Roughly 1,500
personnel from New River, Camp Lejeune, Naval Hospital Camp
Lejeune, and the Onslow County Department of Public Health and
Emergency Services participated in the exercise, and members
received their annual flu vaccinations during the simulation.
Ebola scare: LaGuardia on strike, 58% of Americans want to ban
flights from W. Africa
RT - Airplane cabin cleaning crews at New York’s LaGuardia
International Airport began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday,
citing, in part, possible exposure to the Ebola virus.
Meanwhile, a poll found most Americans want flights banned from
Libs Claim Using the Term “Obola” is Racist
Paul Joseph Watson - Liberal journalists are now claiming that
Americans who use the term #Obola are racist and xenophobic,
continuing the trend whereby any criticism of President Obama is
hastily characterized as a racial slur.
Protests erupt in St. Louis after white cop kills black teen
USA Today - Angry protests erupted Wednesday night in the Shaw
neighborhood of St. Louis after an off-duty white police officer
shot and killed an African-American teenager who, police said,
had fired three shots at him.
St. Louis braces for weekend of protests over Michael Brown
(Reuters) - At least 6,000 have registered on an organizing
website for the "weekend of resistance" events in and around
Ferguson, which kick off on Friday with a "justice now" march to
the office of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. The
weekend is to be capped with actions of "civil disobedience" on
Major Yoga Studio Forced to Cancel Costume Party After Claims of
Paul Joseph Watson - A major yoga studio in Austin, Texas has
been forced to cancel its annual anniversary Bollywood-themed
costume party after some complained that the event was
“offensive” to South Asians.
Here's What Happened When One City Gave Homeless People Shelter
Instead of Throwing Them in Jail
AlterNet - Salt Lake City crunched the numbers. And the
prescription was clear. The city was spending $20,000 per
homeless resident per year – funding for policing, arrests, jail
time, shelter, and emergency services. Homelessness was not
going down. Instead, for $7,800 a year through a new program
called Housing First, the city could provide a person with an
apartment and case management services.
Tens of thousands of Louisianans are bracing for double-digit
health insurance premium hikes
Breitbart - The Times-Picayune reported on Wednesday that
Louisiana's largest health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of
Louisiana, plans to increase the rates of its Blue Saver, Blue
Max, and Multi-State individual plans sold on the state's
Obamacare exchange between 18.3% and 19.7%.
Ebola drug maker Chimerix's stock tumbles after Dallas patient
LA Times - About two hours after officials announced the death
of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Durham, N.C., company’s stock was
trading at $30.54, down $2.69, or 8.1%. The shares had hit an
all-time high earlier in the day before the announcement.
Honor Flight Austin Seeking Pearl Harbor Survivors for Special
Breitbart - Honor Flight Austin, a nonprofit organization
dedicated to providing trips for veterans to visit their
memorials in Washington, D.C., is focused on a special mission
for the next few months: reaching out to any survivors of the
December 7, 1941 attack on the United States Naval base at Pearl
Harbor, Hawaii to invite them to participate in a ceremony at
the Memorial commemorating their service.
EFF Launches 2 New Sites Dedicated to Protection From Mass
Activist Post - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today
launched IFightSurveillance.org, a new site showcasing digital
privacy advocates from around the world who are leading the
fight against mass surveillance. The site includes figures from
the organization's growing list of Counter-Surveillance Success
Stories, a set of guides showing how individuals and
organizations have taken on state and corporate spying in their
own countries—and won.
How The NSA Plans To Recruit Your Teenagers
firstlook.org- The NSA has began sponsoring cybersecurity camps
for middle and high school students, agency recruiter Steven
LaFountain told CNBC’s Eamon Javers in a recent interview. Six
prototype camps launched this past summer, and the NSA hopes to
expand the program to some 25 schools and, eventually, to have a
presence in schools in all 50 states.
As FBI Spying Program Goes on Trial, Twitter Sues U.S.
Government over Surveillance Data
AllGov - In a San Francisco court, the Electronic Frontier
Foundation is trying to restrict the FBI from obtaining records
from U.S. businesses. And Twitter sued the government claiming
the Justice Department has violated its First Amendment rights
by stifling its ability to tell users about government
Still time to sign up for “The Quest for The Cures…Continues”
Ty Bollinger - “The Quest for The Cures…Continues” is the first ever,
investigative report (60 minutes style) documentary mini-series that
will broadcast to the world for FREE starting this Monday October 13th
through Friday the 24th. Each episode will start airing primetime
nightly at 9pm Eastern and will be available for the next 24 hours.
Amino Acid Arginine Found As Effective As Drugs For Glucose Metabolism
preventdisease.com - If you suffer from type 2 diabetes, you may want to
consider snacking on nuts to treat the condition. Supplementation with
the amino acid arginine, commonly found in almonds and hazelnuts, could
help to improve glucose metabolism by as much as 40%, according to new
research in mice.
Flu shot facts for those considering the vaccinations
(NaturalNews) There is a consistent misconception among the mainstream
consensus that vaccines are healthy. If flu shots are effective, one
could argue that the end result is healthy, but there is nothing healthy
about the vaccine itself.
Are Artificial Sports Turfs Linked to Cancer?
(Truthstream Media) Millions of kids and professional athletes all over
the world play on this stuff for years of their lives, but now there’s a
deadly new revelation that synthetic, petrochemical-laden turf may
actually cause cancer.
Rediscover the healing wonders of raw apple cider vinegar
(NaturalNews) Offering a wealth of outstanding health benefits, raw
apple cider vinegar has been the darling of natural remedies for
thousands of years.
Red Algae Extract Treats Ebola ... and HIV, SARS and HCV
Green Med Info - While researchers scramble to develop a vaccine or
monoclonal antibody against the Ebola virus – and continue to develop
chemo treatments to stem HIV and Hepatitis-C while fearing SARS – nature
has already provided a natural treatment.
The 12 Most Awful Products Made By Monsanto
Natural Blaze - When it comes to pretty well every health-related
alternative media platform, the agricultural mega-giant Monsanto is more
than a recurring subject. On Collective Evolution alone you’ll find over
9 pages worth of articles at least loosely addressing the company by
simply typing “monsanto” into our embedded search.
Nurse Fired for Refusing Flu Shot Sues Hospital, Federal and State
Governments for $100,000,000
Health Impact News - Nurses all across the United States are having
their Constitutional rights trampled upon for refusing mandatory flu
vaccinations. As we have previously reported, thousands of nurses across
the United States are taking a stand against forced flu vaccinations,
choosing to either lose their job as a result, or endure shame and
ridicule for being forced to wear a mask while on duty during flu
You Want To Detox A Vaccination? Think Again
Natural Blaze - Something far more insidious happens when we subject
someone, be they a person, dog, cat, horse, ferret, what ever the
species, to a vaccine jab. We are setting up a state of chronic disease,
often a close variation of the disease we are hoping to avoid, in the
patient who gets vaccinated.
5 Simple Breakfast Smoothie Recipes
Natural Blaze - There is no question about it, breakfast is the most
important meal of the day; when you wake up chances are that you have
not eaten for at least 8 hours if not way longer. Breakfast literally
means, to break fast. You want to make sure you are getting a kick of
nutrition and something that will provide you with the energy that
you’ll need to get your day started.
October 9, 2014 - Today in History:
1776 - A group of Spanish missionaries settled in what is now San
1781 - The last major battle of the American Revolutionary War took
place in Yorktown, VA. The American forces, led by George Washington,
defeated the British troops under Lord Cornwallis.
1812 - During the War of 1812 American forces captured two British
brigs, the Detroit and the Caledonia
1858 - Mail service via stagecoach between San Francisco, CA, and St.
Louis, MO, began.
1872 - Aaron Montgomery started his mail order business with the
delivery of the first mail order catalog. The firm later became
1876 - Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson made their longest
telephone call to date. It was a distance of two miles.
1888 - The public was admitted to the Washington Monument for the first
1914 - During World War I, German forces captured Antwerp, Belgium.
1936 - The first generator at Boulder Dam began transmitting electricity
to Los Angeles, CA. The name of the dam was later changed to Hoover Dam.
1940 - St. Paul's Cathedral in London was bombed by the Nazis. The dome
was unharmed in the bombing.
1975 - Andrei Sakharov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The Soviet
scientist is known as the "father of the hydrogen bomb."
1986 - U.S. District Judge Harry E. Claiborne became the fifth federal
official to be removed from office through impeachment. The U.S. Senate
convicted Claiborne of "high crimes and misdemeanors."
1994 - The U.S. sent troops and warships to the Persian Gulf in response
to Saddam Hussein sending thousands of troops and hundreds of tanks
toward the Kuwaiti border.
2001 - Letters postmarked in Trenton, N.J., that later tested positive
for anthrax spores were mailed to Sens. Tom Daschle, D-S.D., and Patrick
2006 - North Korea announced that it had conducted its first nuclear
2006 - Google Inc. announced it was snapping up YouTube Inc. for $1.65
billion in a stock deal.
2009 - President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
2010 - Chile's 33 trapped miners cheered and embraced each other as a
drill punched into their underground chamber where they had been stuck
for an agonizing 66 days.
Kiev seeks access to MH17 site to back ‘prefabricated’ crash version –
RT - Ukrainian Security Service seeks to reach the crash site of the
Malaysian MH17 flight to fabricate at least some evidence which will
allow Kiev to conceal the true causes of the catastrophe from the world,
said Russia’s Defense ministry.
MH17 Crash Victim Found With Oxygen Mask On: Reports
RIA Novosti - A victim of the Boeing crash over eastern Ukraine had an
oxygen mask on when the body was pulled from the plane wreck, De
Volkskrant daily quoted Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans as
Russia’s Gazprom buys Europe’s biggest gas storage facility
RT - Russia will acquire Europe's largest underground gas storage
facility this autumn from Germany’s BASF, continuing the development of
its Nord Stream operations. In return, the Germans will get access to
large gas reserves in Western Siberia.
Russia Not Going to Ask Anyone to Cancel Sanctions: Kremlin
RIA Novosti - Russia is not seeking to have sanctions imposed on the
country lifted, presidential aide Yury Ushakov said Thursday.... Earlier
on Tuesday, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said during
her visit to Ukraine, that the United States could lift a number of
sanctions against Russia provided that agreements on Ukraine's peaceful
settlement signed during talks in Minsk are fully implemented.
Russian spy base in Syria used to monitor rebels and Israel seized
The Telegraph - Syrian rebels have seized a joint Russian-Syrian spy
base which was used to gather intelligence on the movements of rebel
groups and Israel. Located in southern Syria close to the Israel border,
the base on the Tel Al Hara mountain known as ‘Centre C’ by Russian
intelligence was taken over by the Free Syrian Army – the largely
moderate, Western-backed rebel group – on Sunday.
Nurse with suspected Ebola isolated in Australia after return from
RT - A 57-year-old nurse has been isolated in Cairns, Australia, with
suspected Ebola following her return from Sierra Leone, one of the
centers of the epidemic. Health officials have confirmed the
Ebola death toll stands at 3,879: WHO
Press TV - The Ebola epidemic has so far claimed the lives of 3,879
people all around the world, while more than 8,000 people have been
US says air assault alone cannot save Kobani from ISIL
Press TV - The United States says it has conducted six more airstrikes
against ISIL positions in the strategic Syrian city of Kobani, but the
air raids are not enough to prevent the fall of the border city to the
More ISIS War Propaganda: Cell Planned Beheadings on Streets of London
Kurt Nimmo - Leon Panetta’s 30 year ISIS War realized a propaganda
victory this week in London. British intelligence, known for its shady
connections to Islamic terrorists, and police busted four hapless
supposed ISIS jihadists who planned to behead Londoners in the street.
US, Japan boost security ties with eye on China
Press TV - The United States and Japan are strengthening their security
coordination in response to the perceived military expansion of China, a
Serious Financial Trouble Is Erupting In Germany And Japan
Economic Collapse - There are some who believe that the next great
financial crash will not begin in the United States. Instead, they are
convinced that a financial crisis that begins in Europe or in Japan (or
both) will end up spreading across the globe and take down the U.S. too.
Ebola scandal in Liberia: No soap, no bleach, no gloves
WND - In an early release Tuesday of its Weekly Morbidity and Mortality
Report, the Centers for Disease Control disclosed startling revelations
from the frontlines of the West African Ebola crisis, finding four
counties in southeastern Liberia were unable to respond to the outbreak
as little as two months ago.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
NIH: ‘We May Have to Vaccinate Whole Countries to Stop Ebola Outbreak’
Melissa Melton - Two days ago, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S.
National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told The
Canadian Press that it’s “quite conceivable, if not likely” that
fast-tracked Ebola vaccines may have to given to entire countries to get
the viral outbreak under control (via Modern Healthcare)...
St. Louis protest: ‘Armed’ black teen shot by cop 17 times
RT - An off-duty police officer in St. Louis, Missouri, shot and killed
a man after chasing him through a local neighborhood. Citizens are
marching near the site close to the Missouri Botanical Garden, chanting
slogans as more officers stand by.
Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan dies at Dallas hospital
Dallas News - Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who became the
first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States, died
Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
Duncan to be cremated following strict safety guidelines
Ebola Scare Sends Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputy To Hospital
CBS News - First responders have transported a Dallas County Sheriff’s
deputy to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital to be monitored as a
possible second case of Ebola.
Ebola-killing ROBOT destroys the virus in minutes: 'Little Moe' uses
flashes 25,000 times brighter than sunlight to kill diseases
Daily Mail - A germ-killing robot designed to rid a room of dangerous
viruses in minutes is being used to keep hospitals Ebola-free. Called
'Little Moe', the robot works by damaging viral DNA using pulses of
ultraviolet light. It is currently being used in 250 hospitals and
health facilities across the US, including a Dallas hospital where a
patient with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in America is being
U.S. Orders Agents to Monitor Travelers for Ebola
Kurt Nimmo - On Tuesday it was reported the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention Director plans to implement Ebola “screening procedure”
at U.S. airports.... The screening procedures will likely replicate
those used currently in West Africa – travel history, looking for signs
for illness, and a temperature reading.
Feds Announce Airport “Fever Screenings” for Ebola Can Be Beaten with
CDC Fails to Institute Ebola Screening at Major International Airport
Mikael Thalen - Despite the CDC finally ordering airport employees
across the country to begin monitoring passengers, the SeaTac
International Airport, which even has its own designated CDC office, has
not been ordered to follow new protocols.
CDC Suggests “Hermetically Sealed Coffins” For Ebola Victims – AKA “Fema
Brandon Smith - Has the CDC stockpiled such coffins in places like
Madison, Georgia specifically in preparation for a viral outbreak?... In
a story for Yahoo News, the CDC says that in the event of an Ebola
outbreak in the U.S., bodies of the deceased would be required to be
buried within “hermetically sealed caskets”, which would prevent the
escape of microbes during funerals.
VIDEO: MSM Caught on Hot Mic at White House Ebola Press Briefing
(Truthstream Media) For a little insight into what our mainstream media
really thinks (but will never say), check out what CBS News Chief White
House Correspondent Major Garrett and two of his colleagues said when
Garrett apparently forgot his mic was still on after the White House’s
October 3rd press briefing on the government’s Ebola response ended.
Nebraska Schools Ban Term ‘Boys And Girls’, Train Teachers To Avoid
Steve Watson - In what is possibly one of the most unsettling examples
of political correctness, schools in Lincoln Nebraska are training
teachers to completely disavow gender, and avoid referring to pupils as
‘boys and girls’.
Monsanto Spends $1.5 Million In Oregon To Stop GMO Labeling Initiative
bizjournals.com - The money went to a group called the “No on 92
Coalition,” a collection of statewide producer and business groups
including the Oregon Farm Bureau, Oregon Manufacturers Association and
Northwest Food Processors Association. Monsanto’s contribution is the
largest to the group so far. Other large contributors include Dow
AgroSciences (which contributed $300,000), Hershey Company ($160,000)
and Kellogg Company ($250,000).
Not Just The Largest Economy – Here Are 26 Other Ways China Has
Blacklisted News - In terms of purchasing power, China now has
the largest economy on the entire planet, but that is not the
only area where China has surpassed the United States. China
also accounts for more total global trade than the U.S. does,
China consumes more energy than the U.S. does, and China now
manufactures more goods than the U.S. does.
Great Waldorf of China: Beijing buys legendary NYC hotel for
RT - The worlds’ biggest hotel operator Hilton Worldwide has
sold the iconic Waldorf Astoria in New York to a Chinese
insurance company for nearly $2 billion, a record for a US
hotel. The deal marks the continued Chinese real estate shopping
spree in America.
Just What Is In The Fed's "Doomsday Book"?
Zero Hedge - The “Doomsday Book” is essentially a private
compilation of emergency measures that the Federal Reserve could
take in the event of a financial crisis or other
market-destabilizing event. The book has never been made public.
But Fed officials have refused to release it, and Justice
Department officials at a court hearing on Tuesday said the
Federal Reserve Bank of New York wanted to keep the book under
Sears Halted, Plunges After Report Vendors Halts Shipments
Zero Hedge - Three of the biggest insurance firms for Sears
Holdings Corp.’s suppliers are seeking to reduce coverage,
prompting at least one medium-sized vendor to halt shipments to
the department-store chain, people with knowledge of the matter
Judge gives Kalamazoo County green light to sell woman’s home
after property tax mistake
fox17online.com - FOX 17 first talked with Deborah Calley in
mid-September, when she told us she lost her home after she
accidentally missed a property tax payment of roughly $2,000 in
2011. She paid $164,000 in cash for the home in 2010. Having no
mortgage on the home, Calley says she simply forgot to make the
payment. She also claims she wasn’t properly notified about it.
Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of
Blacklisted News - It was revealed yesterday that the California State
Water Resources Board has sent a letter to the EPA confirming that at
least nine of those sites were in fact dumping wastewater contaminated
with fracking fluids and other pollutants into aquifers protected by
state law and the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
What could go wrong? Pentagon prepares to put high-risk secret
documents in the cloud
RT - The Pentagon is preparing for the first time to let
documents graded as “impact level 6,” or sensitive, high risk
data, be stored on the digital cloud to be shared around the
world on the web.
AT&T Forced to Refund $80 Million for Years of Scammy Billing
Motherboard - AT&T must pay its mobile customers $80 million and
cough up an additional $25 million in fees, the FCC has ruled,
due to its long history of "cramming" hidden charges into its
customers' cell phone bills. It is the largest Federal
Communications Commission fine in history.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
US Farmers Launch Billion Dollar Legal Actions over China GM
Corn Export Scandal
Sustainable Pulse - Seed giant Syngenta faces billion-dollar
class actions in three states, claiming China is rejecting U.S.
corn shipments because Syngenta released a genetically altered
variety before the crop was approved for export to China.
How to Make Your Own Sauerkraut
Health Impact News - There are many ways to preserve food these
days. Freezing is popular for its convenience. Canning is
gaining resurgence, and rightfully so, for its place in a local
and sustainable food economy. Drying fruits and vegetables
continues to be a simple way to put food up, especially in
hotter, drier climates.
17 Clever Food Storage Tricks
Natural Blaze - If you’re like most of us, building your food
storage out can be a daunting proposition. Not only can it be
costly, but it also requires figuring out what kind of food to
store, when it needs to be rotated, how much to buy per person,
and more. One of the biggest hang-ups of them all though, is
WHERE to keep your food storage.
A 30-day plan to reverse heart disease naturally
(NaturalNews) Conventional medicine tells us the top risk factors for
heart disease include: age, gender, family history, high cholesterol,
hypertension and obesity. But, by the end of this article, you'll soon
see why this is all wrong! (Allow me to...
The candida depression connection - How yeast leads to depression,
anxiety, ADHD, and other mental disorders
(NaturalNews) Candida is the opportunistic flora that typically takes
over our colon with conventional diets. Along with it comes other fungi,
harmful bacteria, and parasites. An intestinal system infected with this
kind of ecosystem cannot process and assimilate many of the vitamins we
need, like B vitamins... Also see
Natural Remedies for Depression and How to Kill Candida.
How To Keep Your Brain Young
Dr. Mercola - Fortunately, your brain is actually quite resilient, and
has the capacity to regenerate and repair itself, which is given the
medical term neuroplasticity.... You'll find that many of the lifestyle
changes that will help prevent diabetes will also improve your brain
function. There's good reason for this, as sugar can have an adverse
effect on your memory even if you're otherwise healthy.
Can GM food cause immunity to antibiotics?
Daily Mail - Eating GM food can change the genetic make-up of your
digestive system and could put you at risk of infections that are
resistant to antibiotics, experts said yesterday. A British study has
revealed that volunteers who ate one meal containing genetically
modified soya had traces of the modified DNA in bacteria in their small
intestines. [...] experts claimed the possibility of eating GM crops
containing antibiotic resistance genes raised 'serious concerns'.
CDC Announces Astronomical Autism Rate: 1 in 68 Children
Natural Society - The Centers for Disease Control recently announced
that 1 in 68 children in America has an autism spectrum disorder. Now
out of every child born, 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls will suffer
from autism or autism-like symptoms, a rate that has more than doubled
2 Ancient Root Herbs Boost White Blood Cell Count, Total Immunity
Natural Society - Having a normal range of white blood cells is
essential to preventing all types of disease. Here are 2 ancient roots
that can replenish white blood cells while boosting total immunity.
Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries
Green Med Info - Sweet and juicy are two reasons to eat strawberries.
Here are 8 more healthy excuses to eat lots of them.
October 8, 2014 - Today in History:
1915 - During World War I, the Battle of Loos concluded.
1918 - U.S. Corporal Alvin C. York almost single-handedly killed 25
German soldiers and captured 132 in the Argonne Forest in France. York
had originally tried to avoid being drafted as a conscientious objector.
After this event his was promoted to sergeant and was awarded the
Congressional Medal of Honor.
1938 - The cover of "The Saturday Evening Post" portrayed Norman
1945 - U.S. President Truman announced that only Britain and Canada
would be given the secret to the atomic bomb.
1950 - U.N. forces crossed into North Korea from South Korea.
1952 - "The Complete Book of Etiquette" was published for the first
1966 - The U.S. Government declared that LSD was dangerous and an
1981 - U.S. President Reagan greeted former Presidents Carter, Ford and
Nixon to the White House. The group was preparing to leave for Egypt to
attend the funeral of Anwar Sadat.
1993 - The U.S. government issued a report absolving the FBI of any
wrongdoing in its final assault in Waco, TX, on the Branch Davidian
compound. The fire that ended the siege killed as many as 85 people.
2001 - Tom Ridge, former Governor of Pennsylvania, was sworn in as
director of the new U.S. department of Homeland Security.
2001 - Two Russian cosmonauts made the first spacewalk to be conducted
outside of the international space station without a shuttle present.
2003 - Vietnam and the U.S. reached an agreement that would let the 1st
commercial flights between the two countries since the end of the
2004 - The first-ever direct presidential elections were held in
2004 - Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reported to prison to begin serving
a sentence for lying about a stock sale.
Kiev continues to violate international humanitarian law - UN report
RT - The UN has stated that at least 3,660 people have been killed in
eastern Ukraine since April – including 330 since the ceasefire brokered
on Sept. 5.
Pro-ISIS radicals with machetes, knives attack Kurds in Germany
RT - Peaceful protests against IS in Syria and Iraq organized by Kurdish
nationals in several German cities ended with serious clashes with pro-jihadist
Muslims in Hamburg and Celle. Police had to request reinforcements to
Australian Pilots Pull Out of IS Airstrikes Fearing Civilian Deaths:
RIA Novosti - Australia's Super Hornet pilots have pulled out of their
first armed airstrikes in the US-led fight against the Islamic State
(IS) in Iraq, saying that the risk of killing civilians was too high,
Australia's News Limited reported Wednesday.
Russian Oil Company Lukoil to Discuss Expansion in Iraq: Company
RIA Novosti - The president of Russian oil company Lukoil, Vagit
Alekperov, will visit Iraq on October 13 where he is expected to discuss
the expansion of the company's operations in the country.
Obama's Watch: 90% of 20K Total U.S. Warriors Wounded in Afghanistan War
Breitbart - At least 17,316 American soldiers have been wounded in the
Afghanistan war theater since Obama was inaugurated for his first term,
according to a count maintained by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).
Bitcoin users in Russia to face harsh fines - draft bill
RT - According to a draft bill prepared by the ministry, individuals
would have to part with 30,000 to 50,000 rubles (US$755-1,260) for
making payments using bitcoin, Vedomosti reported.... Companies and
individuals which do not use cryptocurrency, but deliberately spread
information that promotes the mining of bitcoins and their use as
payment may also be penalized.
Leading German Journalist: CIA Media Pushing for World War
Kurt Nimmo - Udo Ulfkotte, a former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine
Zeitung, one of largest newspapers in Germany, admits he worked for the
CIA. “I’ve been a journalist for about 25 years, and I’ve been educated
to lie, to betray, and not to tell the truth to the public,” Ulfkotte
told Russia Today. “I was supported by the Central Intelligence Agency,
the CIA. Why? Because I am pro-American.”
Endless Flow Of Weapons Fuels Endless War In Iraq And Syria
Common Dreams - The report notes that a majority of ISIS munitions it
examined from Syria were from China and Russia, while those munitions
being used by ISIS in Iraq were more likely to be from the United
States. The analysis shows that of the approximately 1700 pieces of
munitions examined, more than 300 were US-manufactured cartridges,
dating from the 2000s. This amounted to nearly 20 percent of the total
Longest in US history: Afghan War turns 13, US military deaths grow
4-fold under Obama
RT - Tuesday this week commemorates 13 years since the start of the
Afghan War — America's longest running campaign of its kind — yet an end
to the operation is hardly on the horizon.
US firm Raytheon wins $149m missile contract with Israel
Times of Israel - Raytheon, a major American defense contractor and the
world’s largest producer of guided missiles, has won an Israeli contract
to supply $149.3 million in Tamir missiles, the projectiles used in
Israel’s Iron Dome defense system.
Israel shells S. Lebanon after border blast wounds two IDF soldiers
RT - The Israeli Army fired artillery shells into Lebanon after at least
two IDF troops were injured in a blast on the border between the two
states, an Israeli security source told Reuters.
Japan Admits It Has Entered A Triple-Dip Recession
Zero Hedge - The Cabinet Office revised down its economic assessment to
“signaling a possible turning point” from “weakening” for the first time
since April, as the 7-month average sign for the coincident CI changed,
and the change swung by more than 1 standard deviation in the reverse
Opening salvoes in Libya’s $1 billion Goldman Sachs suit
Libya Herald - The Libyan Investment Authority today began its $1
billion High Court action in London against US investment bank Goldman
Sachs alleging, that it was duped into investing in complex derivatives,
the value of which was wiped out in the international financial meltdown
triggered by American the sub-prime crisis.
Air Force is Building Mini-Hospital in Liberia to Fight Ebola
Nextgov - The Air Force’s Air Combat Command has started installation of
what its command surgeon, Brig. Gen. Sean Lee Murphy, described as “a
mini-community hospital” in Liberia as part of the Defense Department’s
response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
A vexing mystery in Spain: How did a nurse contract Ebola?
Washington Post - The first case of Ebola transmission outside of West
Africa has raised questions about how a nurse at a Spanish hospital
contracted the virus and whether sufficient protocols were in place to
protect health workers there.
Millions of Cases of Dengue Fever Are Going Unreported in India
Motherboard - According to a new study published in The American Journal
of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the Indian government has been
systematically underestimating the number of dengue fever cases,
reporting 20,500 cases a year on average when the actual number is
likely closer to 6 million.
Small Farmers of the World Being Crushed by Lavish Subsidies in Wealthy
Common Dreams - Calling for changes to how the international food and
commodity markets are managed, attendees at the UN Food and Agriculture
Organization (FAO) meeting on the topic said that the hundreds of
billions spent annually by the United States, Canada, and other rich
nations create skewed markets conditions that benefit those who need it
least while squeezing the world's poorest and most vulnerable.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Hospitals secretly send in actors to fake symptoms, test staff
USA Today - Public hospitals in New York City are concerned
enough about Ebola that they've secretly been sending actors
with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the
triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.
Connecticut Governor Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola as a
necn.com - Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has declared a public
health emergency for the state as a precaution during the Ebola
epidemic... He signed an order declaring the emergency on
Tuesday and it gives the commissioner of the state Department of
Public Health the authority to quarantine and isolate people
whom the commissioner “reasonably believes has been exposed to
the Ebola virus.”
Texas Ebola Patient Receiving Kidney Dialysis and
Breitbart - The Texas Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan,
continues to be listed in critical but stable condition.
Officials from the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said
Duncan continues to be treated with Brincidofovir, an
Houston Patient Released, No Ebola in Houston… For Now
Breitbart - The patient who was being held for observation for
possible Ebola symptoms has been released from the hospital. The
patient was held in observation because of stomach flu-like
symptoms and his recent return from West Africa. After
observation the patient normalized and had no further symptoms
and has now been released.
Police shatter car window, extract passenger after alleged
Police State USA - After witnessing a motorist allegedly not
wearing a seatbelt, police escalated a violent confrontation to
the point of shattering a window to extract a passenger when he
claimed not to have an ID.
Pentagon Claims Ebola Not a Huge Risk to Troops in West Africa
Kit Daniels - During a Pentagon news conference today, U.S. Army
Gen. David Rodriguez, the commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM),
said the military is using “strict protocols” to protect the
troops and will implement “careful reintegration” once they
return to the U.S.
Gov Emergency Manager: “Ebola Outbreak is Being Conducted On
Purpose; Violates All Protocols”
Mac Slavo - The situation begs the question: Are top-tier
officials at the CDC and at the White House incompetent, or are
they letting this happen on purpose? One insider with intimate
knowledge of the inner workings of Federal Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA) response protocols thinks the latter.
Lois Lerner tries busting into neighbor's home to avoid
freebeacon.com - IRS official Lois Lerner was so desperate to
avoid questioning from journalist Jason Mattera that she tried
to force herself into her neighbor’s home.... Lerner refused to
answer Mattera’s questions about missing emails, targeting
conservatives, and requests for an apology. Instead, Lerner
asked her neighbor to call the police on Mattera and his
Possible sex ed changes at the kindergarten level outrages
(KTNV) - Monday's Clark County School District Board of Trustees
meeting was met with a packed room of angry parents who recently
discovered possible updates to the district's sex education
curriculum, which could teach kids as young as five-years-old
about topics like masturbation.
Mike Adams warns Ebola may severely damage U.S. economy in
eye-opening interview with Dave Hodges
(NaturalNews) The narrow window for containing Ebola in the U.S.
has likely already closed, says Mike Adams, the Health Ranger.
During a recent interview with Dave Hodges, host of The Common
Sense Show, Adams reveals fresh insights into the Ebola
outbreak, explaining that the threat of a widespread pandemic is
now upon us all.
7 Revelations From Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes
Huffington Post - The secret Goldman Sachs tapes released this
week by ProPublica and This American Life are attracting a lot
of attention, and rightly so. They were clandestinely recorded
by Carmen Segarra, an investigator for the New York Federal
Reserve Bank who was eventually fired -- either for being
uncooperative or, as she says and the tapes suggest, for
attempting to be a strong regulator.
Walmart Ends Healthcare Benefits For Workers Under 30 Hours
Zero Hedge - "Walmart faces rising healthcare costs," and so are
ending benefits for associates who work less than 30 hours a
week. We suspect the refrain from the American taxpayer will go
something like "thanks Obamacare, you're welcome Walmart."
GMO Labeling Will Cost Less than a Penny a Day for U.S.
Sustainable Pulse - A new analysis commissioned by Consumers
Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports, and conducted by the
independent Portland-based economic research firm, ECONorthwest,
found from a review of published research that the median cost
to consumers of requiring labeling of genetically engineered
food, also known as genetically modified (or GMO) food, is $2.30
per person annually.
Pennsylvania seeks record $4.5m fine on 'leaking' fracking waste
The Guardian - Pennsylvania environmental regulators are
pursuing a record $4.5m fine against a gas driller over what
they describe as a major case of pollution from a leaking waste
pit.... Environmental regulators say more than 200 holes were
found in the impoundment’s lining. They say streams, springs and
vegetation were harmed.
Geo-engineering: California Looks to Drones to Make It Rain
Faced with extreme drought
Blacklisted News - What that cloud needs is a kick start, a
catalyst to squeeze the water out of it. It’s not science
fiction; it’s called cloud-seeding. And in beyond-parched
California, it may become a viable option to combat long-term
DEA Impersonated Woman, Set Up Fake Facebook Page, Posted Photos
From Her Seized Phone To Make It Look Real
Techdirt - Chris Hamby, over at Buzzfeed, has an incredible and
crazy story about the DEA impersonating a woman, creating a fake
Facebook profile without her knowledge or permission, and
posting photos from her seized cell phone, all in order to try
to get information from others.
Technology Now Available Commercially Can Test How Toxic A
Substance Is To Your DNA
preventdisease.com - In the not too distant future, consumers
will even be able to run on-the-spot tests for environmental
toxins, GMOs, pesticides, food safety and more with their
smartphones and other hand-held devices.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
6 Indoor Herbs (And Vegetables) You Should Grow This Winter
Off the Grid News - Just because the weather has turned colder
doesn’t mean that you have to give up on freshly picked
homegrown produce. There are plenty of delicious herbs and
vegetables that – with a little bit of planning — can be grown
Preparing for an Ebola pandemic ensures survival, confidence and
(NaturalNews) Natural News editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger,
has been busy again lately, recording several episodes' worth of
a course that contains very useful information regarding how
best to protect yourself and your family in today's chaotic,
20 Medications That Cause Memory Loss
Waking Times - Every medication carries some risks and memory loss is a
very common side effect. If you are taking any prescription medication,
the odds are that it falls into one of these three categories of drugs
known to cause memory loss and other cognitive problems...
White House Plan to Address Antibiotic Resistance Is Too Weak to Protect
Dr. Mercola - Large scale meat production is a primary breeding ground
of drug-resistant bacteria, as low doses of antibiotics are routinely
fed to livestock to promote growth and compensate for unsanitary living
conditions. Previous research has suggested you have a 50/50 chance of
buying meat tainted with drug-resistant bacteria when shopping at your
local grocery store.
Beyond 'Pink': How To Decrease Breast Cancer Risk Naturally
Green Med Info - More and more, modern medicine is learning about how
our diet and changes in our food supply impact our risk for developing
cancer. I want to give you specific things that you can start addressing
today to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer (and many other
Leading cause of death accessed with one medical test
(NaturalHealth365) It’s the medical test that could save your life, but
has your doctor performed it? NMR Lipoprotein, a measure of low density
lipid particle number is more efficient at determining your risk of
cardiovascular disease than what 90 percent of doctors still look at.
Top 5 Medicinal Foods for Super Immunity
Natural Society - Many foods are medicinal and can even be life-saving.
Here are my top 5 food choices for preventing illness and boosting the
Study: Filtered Tap Water Might Actually Make You Smarter
vocativ.com - According to a new study by Chinese biology and
environment experts, drinking filtered tap water might be important for
improving child development and memory. Experts found that filtered tap
water, as opposed to water straight from the tap or bottled, was the
richest in essential minerals and the lowest in contaminant levels.
Shrug This Off... And Your Pet Could Become a Disease Magnet
Dr. Becker - Today, October 8th, is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day.
And there's good reason to have a day dedicated to bringing attention to
the epidemic of overweight and obese pets. The results are in for 2013,
and an estimated 54 percent of dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight
October 7, 2014 - Today in History:
1765 - Nine American colonies sent a total of 28 delegates to New York
City for the Stamp Act Congress. The delegates adopted the "Declaration
of Rights and Grievances."
1777 - During the American Revolution the second Battle of Saratoga
1950 - The U.S.-led U.N. forces crossed the 38th parallel and entered
North Korea. China in November proved their threat to enter the war by
sending several hundred thousand troops over the border into North
1951 - The Western Hills Hotel in Fort Worth, TX, became the first hotel
to feature all foam-rubber mattresses and pillows.
1956 - A U.S. House subcommittee began investigations of allegedly
rigged TV quiz shows.
1963 - U.S. President Kennedy signed a nuclear test ban treaty with
Britain and the Soviet Union.
1982 - A record was set when 147,000,000 shares were exchanged on the
New York Stock Exchange.
1985 - The United States announced that it would no longer automatically
comply with World Court decisions.
1993 - President Clinton sent more troops, heavy armor, and naval
firepower to Somalia.
1994 - President Clinton sent an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf
when Iraqi troops were spotted moving toward Kuwait. The Army was also
put on alert.
1998 - The U.S. government filed an antitrust suit that alleged Visa and
MasterCard inhibit competition by preventing banks from offering other
1999 - American Home Products Corp. paid up to $4.83 billion to settle
claims that the fen-phen diet drug caused dangerous problems with heart
2001 - The U.S. and Great Britain began airstrikes in Afghanistan in
response to that state's support of terrorism and Osama bin Laden. The
act was the first military action taken in response to the terrorist
attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001.
2003 - In California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected governor in the
recall election of Governor Gray Davis.
2003 - California voters recalled Gov. Gray Davis and elected actor
Arnold Schwarzenegger to replace him.
2008 - The Federal Reserve announced a radical plan to buy massive
amounts of short-term debt, known as commercial paper, to get credit
markets moving again.
3,000 ISIS fighters reportedly cross into Iraq as Kurdish forces prepare
RT - Three thousand Islamic State fighters have crossed over into Iraq
from Syria, the Anbar Provincial Council reports from western Iraq.
However, while desperate for outside help other than airstrikes, Kurdish
forces are readying for battle.
Europe's Triple-Dip Recession Arrives: German Industrial Production
Crashes Most Since February 2009
Zero Hedge - A few hours ago we finally got undeniable confirmation that
Europe is once again in recession, its third since Lehman, only this one
is worse: it is led by the "core" countries, with Germany in the
forefront, a Germany which just reported industrial output which
suffered its biggest monthly decline in more than five years in August.
Ebola in Spain: 4 people including nurse hospitalized in Madrid
RT - Health officials in Madrid say three more people are in the
hospital on suspicion of contracting Ebola. The news comes a day after a
nurse who treated two Ebola patients at a city hospital became infected
with the disease.
Massive blast reported at suspected Iranian nuke facility
Times of Israel - The BBC, citing a report from the semi-official
Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), reported on Monday that the
incident happened in an “explosive materials production unit” at the
site south-east of the capital Tehran.
121 people die from Ebola in a single day in Sierra Leone
(NaturalNews) The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is becoming more
deadly by the day, as the nation of Sierra Leone -- one of the three
suffering the most -- announced recently that 121 people had died from
the disease in a single day.
Canada Begins Shipment of 300,000 Masks to Fight Ebola: Health Agency
RIA Novosti - The Canadian government will send 300,000 personal
protective equipment (PPE), or face shields, to West Africa to combat
the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, the country's Public Health Agency
said in a news release.
2,000 evacuated as ISIS flag raised on outskirts of Kobani, Syria
RT - The black Islamic State flag has been raised over a building on the
outskirts of a strategic town of Kobani on the Syrian-Kurdish border,
according to various sources. However, Kurds defending the border town
say that the city has not yet fallen.
Russia’s deployed nuclear capacity overtakes US for first time since
RT - Russia has 1,643 nuclear missiles ready to launch – one more than
the US – according to an official State Department report. Both
countries have been upgrading their active nuclear arsenals since the
outbreak of the Ukrainian conflict.
Report: Second Ebola Case Hits Madrid Hospital
Paul Joseph Watson - Spanish news outlet Eldiaro is reporting that a
possible second Ebola case has been discovered in the same Madrid
hospital that earlier today confirmed a Spanish nurse had contracted the
virus. According to a translated version of the article, a second nurse
who specializes in infectious diseases has been struck down by the
virus, although the Director General of Primary Care in Madrid said that
he had no news about a second case.
YouTube: Did The UN Just Pass The Global Patriot Act?
RT - Abby Martin speaks with RT Correspondent Marina Portnaya, about a
new UN resolution that is being compared to the US Patriot Act, going
over how the text could allow countries to increase surveillance under
the name of counter terrorism, as well as giving states new tools to
crack down on dissent by simply labeling activists ‘terrorists’.
Holds Bill Gates Accountable For His Vaccine Crimes
The Daily Sheeple - As Bill Gates faces a lawsuit for the illegal
testing of tribal children in India, it appears that his crimes against
humanity have finally caught up with him. A recent report published by
Health Impact News has reported that the Gates Foundation has found
itself facing a pending lawsuit, due to an investigation that is being
carried out by the Supreme Courts of India.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Obama Accuses Himself Of Terrorism
Brandon Turbeville - Nearly two years ago, in November, 2012,
Barack Obama made his now infamous remarks that “there's no
country on Earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on
its citizens from outside its borders.”
Dallas hospital admits they lied: Doctors knew Ebola patient
came from Liberia after all
(NaturalNews) With a death toll now exceeding 3,400 in Africa,
Ebola now poses a threat to entire countries and medical
systems. Still, there are no travel restrictions on West
Africans coming into the US.
Dallas Ebola victim’s stepdaughter is given all clear to return
to work as nursing assistant
Daily Mail - Nursing assistant Youngor Jallah, 35, has been in
‘quarantine’ in her small Dallas apartment along with her
husband, Aaron Yah, 43, and their four children ages 2 to 11
since Thomas Duncan’s devastating diagnosis last Monday.
MailOnline has reported that Mr Yah, also a nursing assistant,
had been told he could return to work at the end of last week.
The Ebola test: let the test’s inventor speak
Jon Rappoport - Amidst the hysteria about Ebola, one stubborn
fact sits like a rock: everything depends upon being able to
accurately diagnose Ebola in each patient. And then it follows:
you must examine the test that is being used to diagnose Ebola.
Is it accurate? Does it have flaws? Is it being applied
Obama’s new airport screening plan uses CUSTOMS AGENTS to spot
Daily Mail - President Barack Obama announced on Monday that the
United States will soon implement a new set of protocols to
screen suspected Ebola patients so they can't get off airplanes
and enter American airports.
Customs requirements for pets more stringent than for humans
arriving from Ebola hot zones
(NaturalNews) In recent days, after news that the Ebola virus
had spread to our shores, several U.S. officials have said that,
despite the desire of millions of Americans to close our borders
to travel from the affected West African regions, that just
isn't going to happen.
U.S. govt: Foreigners with risk of Ebola are safe to cross the
border, but unvaccinated U.S. children are a threat to public
(NaturalNews) Right now is the perfect time to point out the
gross contradiction in the U.S. government's policies on
supposedly preventing the spread of communicable disease.
US officials cannot fool world with ISIL threat: Former CIA
Press TV - Former CIA contractor Steven Kelley has said that
American officials can no longer fool the international
community with the threat of the ISIL terrorist group.
US fabricated new terror threat to satisfy UN Charter: Analyst
Press TV - The United States has concocted a new terror threat,
known as the Khorasan Group, to satisfy the UN Charter which
allows the use of force without authorization in case of an
“imminent threat,” says an analyst.
Joe Biden Grovels Before Qatari Prince for Daring to Speak Half
Truth About ISIS
Kurt Nimmo - On Sunday Vice President Joe Biden called Prince
Mohamed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, and apologized for
telling the truth. The previous day he called Turkish President
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and did the same.
CFR: 2016 Candidates Must Build an ‘Integrated’ North America
(Updated with Video)
(Truthstream Media) Former General David Petraeus and former
World Bank head Robert Zoellick are leading the Council on
Foreign Relation’s latest push for an “integrated” North
Here's Every Organization That's Currently Flying Drones in the
Motherboard - After months of stalling, the Federal Aviation
Administration has at last released an updated list of the
organizations that have approval to fly drones in US
airspace—and which are currently seeking it. New approvals
include the ATF and the Army Corps of Engineers, Michigan State
Police, local cops in Mobile and Daytona Beach, and the Florida
Keys Mosquito Control District.
US approves experimental drug for emergency Ebola treatment
RT - Regulators in the United States have approved an
experimental drug for treating patients suffering from the Ebola
virus one week after health officials in Dallas, Texas diagnosed
a Liberian national with the deadly disease.
CNN Reporter Returning from Liberia ‘Horrified’ by Lack of
Airport Ebola Screening
Mikael Thalen - A CNN reporter returning from Liberia says she
was “shocked” by the complete lack of screening at the Atlanta
airport.... “I expected that they were going to take my
temperature, they were going to ask me lots of questions, but
they didn’t,” Cohen said.
Border Agent: Immigrants from Ebola-stricken Countries Caught at
Adan Salazar - A South Texas Border Patrol agent has confirmed
that immigrants from Ebola-stricken nations have recently been
caught entering the country illegally via the nation’s porous
southern border, the same entry points exploited by scores of
illegal immigrants from Central America during the height of the
immigration crisis this past summer.
More jails refuse to hold inmates for federal immigration
LA Times - Currently, more than 225 local law enforcement
agencies nationwide have adopted policies to completely ignore
requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to
hold an inmate for an additional 48 hours after his or her
scheduled release date from jail. Another 25 agencies have
limited the number of immigration requests they will honor. New
York City is among those considering ways to stop or limit
Michael Bloomberg knighted by the Queen - just don't call him
The Telegraph - Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire
philanthropist and former mayor of New York, has been made an
honorary knight by the Queen. The 72-year-old American was
knighted in honour of his "prodigious entrepreneurial and
philanthropic endeavours", the British embassy announced.
This One Chart Shows Exactly How Undervalued Gold Is Right
Zero Hedge - The integrity of markets is clearly at risk. And we
have long sought alternatives that offer much lower credit and
counterparty risk. The time-honored alternative has been gold.
As the chart below shows, gold has tracked the expansion in US
debt pretty handily (the correlation between the two is a strong
+0.86) and if one expects that relationship to resume (we do),
then gold looks anomalously cheap relative to the rising level
of US debt.
The Feds are spending nearly a half a million to learn why obese
teenage girls have a hard time getting dates
freebeacon.com - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded
a $466,642 grant last week for the study, which will examine
whether social skills have an impact on why obese girls have
fewer dating experiences than their less obese counterparts.
Rare eclipse Wednesday will show darkened moon and rising sun
RT - A total eclipse of the moon on Wednesday will offer
stargazers a rare chance to see both an eclipsed moon and a
rising sun at the same moment, thanks to an optical trick played
by the earth’s atmosphere.
Dubai Police Will Wear Google Glass With Facial Recognition
Software to ID Crooks
slate.com - The FBI is ramping up its facial recognition
database and doctors are trying out Google Glass in emergency
rooms. Now the Dubai police want to take it all to the streets.
Reuters reports that the city is going to start equipping
officers with Glass so they can use facial recognition to look
for wanted criminals.
US Navy to deploy armed, robotic patrol boats
StratRisks - The US Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic
patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend
warships moving through sensitive sea lanes. The technology,
adapted from NASA’s rovers on Mars, will transform how the
American navy operates and is sure to raise fresh questions and
concerns about the widening role of robots in warfare.
Goodbye Gun Control: The $1,200 Machine For 3D-Printing Guns Has
Sold Out In 36 Hours
Zero Hedge - Americans want guns without serial numbers. And
apparently, they want to make them at home. On Wednesday, Cody
Wilson’s libertarian non-profit Defense Distributed revealed the
Ghost Gunner, a $1,200 computer-controlled (CNC) milling machine
designed to let anyone make the aluminum body of an AR-15 rifle
at home, with no expertise, no regulation, and no serial
New York Quickly Nixes Cellphone Tracking Devices in Phone
firstlook.org - A Buzzfeed investigation published today found
that the city allowed 500 radio transmitters, called “beacons,”
to be installed in pay phone booths, apparently thickly
concentrated in lower and mid-Manhattan. A few hours later, the
Mayor’s office said they would have them removed.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
Build An Underground Year Round Greenhouse For Less Than $300!
Natural Blaze - By putting this greenhouse underground, you end
up saving on materials too, which makes this a cheaper, and
warmer, way to grow food year round.
U.S. Honey Industry: From Honey Laundering to Honeygate and the
AllGov -The honey lobby, which represents producers of the pure
sweet delight, wants the U.S. Department of Agriculture to adopt
rules that clearly define what honey is and what it isn’t. A big
complaint, the lobby says, involves the cutting of honey with
corn syrup by some producers, both foreign and domestic.
Salads All Winter? You Bet, With This Crop
Mother Earth News - Gardeners love to try new things, but it’s
not often we stumble upon something truly “new.” For me, that
happened a few years ago, when I discovered that the shoots from
a winter cover crop I was growing were an excellent salad green.
These super-cold-hardy Austrian winter peas deserve a place on
every gardener’s winter “must grow” list. [Make sure you buy
untreated, non-GMO organic seeds.]
The best prepper websites to help your family prepare for the
(NaturalNews) So, you've decided that times are most definitely
changing, and not for the better. You believe that our country,
and indeed the entire world, appears to be headed for collapse
or, at best, a massive course correction.
The Mainstream Media: Preppers Aren’t So Crazy Anymore
The Daily Sheeple - The possibility of a pandemic changes
things, and with the Ebola case in Dallas, Texas, the folks in
the mainstream media have a lot of questions for the
Leptin can reverse uncontrolled diabetes, types 1 and 2
(NaturalNews) The appetite-regulating hormone leptin may
actually be able to reverse the high blood sugar that
characterizes type 1 and type 2 diabetes, according to a study
conducted by researchers from Yale University and the Howard
Hughes Medical Institute, and published in the journal Nature
Two excellent foods for better digestion that you're missing out
(NaturalNews) A healthy, balanced diet full of raw fruits and
vegetables is a good way to help keep digestion strong, because
raw fruits and vegetables contain lots of enzymes. Enzymes help
with the breakdown of food, so it can be properly absorbed
during digestion. Some health issues and an unhealthy diet can
stifle digestion and leave you nutrient-deficient, bloated and
hungry but with a feeling of fullness.
Heal Gum Disease in a Week or Less
(NaturalNews) Gingivitis is the mildest form of periodontal
disease. Untreated gingivitis can advance to periodontitis, to
which there are many degrees. Aggressive periodontitis occurs
with people who have gum disease but seem to be otherwise
healthy or at least have no other disease that conventional
medicine has deemed a cause of periodontitis.
8 Pink Foods that Fight Breast Cancer
Green Med Info - There are plenty of pinkwashed products in
support of breast cancer awareness, but why not just cut out the
middle man and eat naturally pink anti-breast cancer foods?
Study: Tart Cherry Juice Amazing for Joints, Gout and
Natural Blaze - Tart cherries have long been researched for
their association with pain relief – ranging from gout and
arthritis joint pain to exercise-related muscle pain. A new
study published in the Journal of Functional Foods is the first
to report consumption of Montmorency tart cherries caused
changes in uric acid metabolism, which can also have an impact
on joint pain.
14 Things Everyone Should Know About Kale
Natural Blaze - Kale is indeed incredible, but not many people
know about its health-revolutionizing properties. Here are 14
things everyone should know about kale...
Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Atrial Fibrillation and Other
Green Med Info - Researchers from Spain's University of Navarra
and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – along with
others - have determined that a Mediterranean diet supplemented
with extra virgin olive oil significantly decreases the risk of
23 Great Tales of Animal Heroism
Dr. Becker - Many people link animal heroism with dogs. If you
do, you'll be surprised at the many animals other than dogs that
save lives... like the lion that saved an abducted girl, the cat
with an award named after her, and the horse named one of
America's 100 all-time heroes...
October 6, 2014 - Today in History:
1847 - "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte was first published in London.
1848 - The steamboat SS California left New York Harbor for San
Francisco via Cape Horn. The steamboat service arrived on February 28,
1849. The trip took 4 months and 21 days.
1866 - The Reno Brothers pulled the first train robbery in America near
Seymour, IN. The got away with $10,000.
1884 - The Naval War College was established in Newport, RI.
1939 - Adolf Hitler denied any intention to wage war against Britain and
France in an address to Reichstag.
1949 - U.S. president Harry Truman signed the Mutual Defense Assistance
Act. The act provided $1.3 billion in the form of military aid to NATO
1954 - E.L. Lyon became the first male nurse for the U.S. Army.
1961 - President John F. Kennedy advised American families to build or
buy bomb shelters to protect them in the event of a nuclear exchange
with the Soviet Union.
1973 - Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in an attempt to win back
territory that had been lost in the third Arab-Israel war. Support for
Israel led to a devastating oil embargo against many nations including
the U.S. and Great Britain on October 17, 1973. The war lasted 2 weeks.
1979 - Pope John Paul II became the first pontiff to visit the White
1992 - Ross Perot appeared in his first paid broadcast on CBS-TV after
entering the U.S. presidential race.
2004 - The top U.S. arms inspector in Iraq, Charles Duelfer, reported
finding no evidence Saddam Hussein's regime had produced weapons of mass
destruction after 1991.
Trojan horse: ISIS militants come to Europe disguised as refugees, US
intel sources claim
RT - Islamic State militants are planning to insert operatives into
Western Europe disguised as refugees, claim US intelligence sources, who
unencrypted locked communications of the caliphate’s leadership.
Kurdish fighters repel fresh ISIL attack on Kobani
Press TV - Kurdish fighters have repelled a fresh attack by ISIL Takfiri
militants on the Syrian border town of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobani
500+ anthropologists join academic boycott of Israel
Press TV - Hundreds of anthropologists, some of them from top American
universities, have called for an academic boycott of Israel to condemn
the regime’s crimes against Palestinians.
New search phase begins for missing MH-370 flight
Press TV - Australian authorities have announced a new phase in
underwater search for the still missing Malaysian passenger plane that
disappeared over six months ago with nearly 240 people on board.
75% chance Ebola will reach France by end October, 50% for UK –
RT - Scientists estimate there’s a 75 percent chance the Ebola virus
could spread to France and a 50 percent chance it could reach UK by the
end of October. The latest research analyzes the pattern of infection
and airline traffic.
ISIS Beheads British Hostage Alan Henning – Promises to Behead American
thegatewaypundit.com - “The blood of David Haines was on your hands,
Cameron. Daniel Henning will also be slaughtered. But his blood is on
the hands of the British Parliament.” Alan Henning made this statement
in the video before his death: “Hi I’m Alan Henning. Because of our
parliament’s decision to attack the Islamic State, I as a member of the
British public, will now pay the price for that decision.”
ISIS Plans On Sending Muslims Infected With Ebola Into America To Infect
And Kill Americans
govtslaves.info - ISIS threatened the United States, and the allies to
spread the Ebola virus, within those states, if continues to wage war on
the organization inside Syria and Iraq.
Boots On the Ground: Turkish Parliament Passes Syrian Invasion
Kurt Nimmo - Turkey’s parliament has passed a resolution calling for
military intervention in Syria and Iraq under the pretense of fighting
the Islamic State. The resolution passed with a three-quarters majority
and will allow foreign troops to use Turkish territory to conduct
operations inside Syria.
child soldier sanctions on six nations
StratRisks - Washington is releasing some US$26 million to Yemen in
military aid and boosting funds to armies in five other nations, waiving
sanctions imposed for recruiting child soldiers.
Here We Go Again: Greece Will Be In Default Within 15 Months, S&P Warns
Zero Hedge - Greek debt is about to be in default when the country is no
longer able to cover its financing needs. In other words, back to square
one.... According to Bloomberg, S&P estimates Greek financing needs for
the next 15 months to be at EU43 billion.
Only 26-meter tsunami could now damage Fukushima – TEPCO
RT - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has raised
the tsunami projectile height, saying it would take a 26-meter wave to
damage the facility and cause radioactive leakage, local media reported.
This comes as Japan faces a typhoon threat.
Pentagon to deploy upwards of 4,000 troops to West Africa amid Ebola
RT - The United States may send nearly 4,000 troops to West Africa in
the coming weeks in an effort to contribute relief in the fight against
the Ebola virus outbreak in the region, according to the Pentagon.
Liberia imposes media restrictions on ‘invasive’ Ebola coverage
(Reuters) - Journalists could be arrested and prosecuted if they fail to
get written permission from the health ministry before contacting Ebola
patients, conducting interviews or filming or photographing healthcare
facilities, officials said.
Report: Liberians Flood Airport Attempting to Flee Ebola-Struck Country
Kit Daniels - Liberians are apparently flooding Roberts International
Airport in Harbel, Liberia, in an attempt to flee the Ebola-struck
country, raising fears that more people infected with Ebola will fly
into America.... Overall, around 200,000 people from the West African
countries hit hardest by Ebola hold temporary visas to the U.S., but the
Obama administration has rejected calls to enact a visa ban.
Deadly Marburg hemorrhagic fever breaks out in Uganda
china.org - Elioda Tumwesigye, minister of state for health told
reporters that one person has so far died and 80 others are being
monitored in central Uganda and the western district of Kasese....
According to the World Health Organization, Marburg is a severe and
highly fatal disease caused by a virus from the same family as the one
that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
FBI director warns of Khorasan attack
The Hill - The head of the FBI said in an interview broadcast
late Sunday that the U.S. is preparing for an imminent terrorist
attack. FBI Director James Comey said the Khorasan Group, an al
Qaeda affiliate in Syria, may still be working on a plan to hit
the United States.
Israeli News Announces Ebola Patient in Dallas Has Died (Updated
The Daily Sheeple - Thomas Duncan, the first person in the
United States who was diagnosed with Ebola, was reported to have
died today after succumbing to the virus.
The Spread: Here’s Where People Are Being Tested for Ebola (With
The Daily Sheeple - With all of the myriad rumors and potential
cases of Ebola out there, it’s important to remember that not
every single person tested is going to be positive. This article
lists potential cases, and our staff will update it with results
as soon as they come in.
Report: 62 Million People In US Now Speak Language Other Than
English At Home
Breitbart - An all-time high of nearly 62 million U.S. residents
– or about one in five people – now speak a language other than
English while at home, a new report from the Center for
Immigration Studies (CIS) found.
Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect in Maryland
governing.com - Come Wednesday, possession of less than 10 grams
of marijuana will no longer be a criminal offense in Maryland.
Proponents of marijuana legalization call the decriminalization
a good first step, though they worry about potential loopholes
in the law. Possession of paraphernalia, for example, is still a
criminal offense punishable by up to one year in jail and a
Iowa Troopers Steal $100,000 In Poker Winnings From Two Players
Driving Through the State
Liberty Crier - Two California poker players are refusing to
fold in a legal battle against the state, claiming Iowa State
Patrol troopers unlawfully seized their $100,020 gambling
NBC News Freelancer With Ebola Headed to U.S.
NBC News - The freelance NBC News cameraman who was diagnosed in
Liberia with the Ebola virus departed the country on Sunday for
the United States to get treatment at an Omaha hospital. Ashoka
Mukpo left Liberia on a specially-equipped airplane at just
before 5:30 p.m. ET (9:30 p.m. local time), officials said. He
was set to make a brief stop in Maine early Monday before
landing in Nebraska later in the morning.
NBC Crew to Be Quarantined for 21 Days
Mass. Doctor Who Battled Ebola Admitted to Hospital
necn.com - "Dr. Sacra remains in isolation until we can confirm
with the CDC that he has no Ebola virus. We expect to have this
information within the next two days," said Finberg Sunday
There are only 19 level 4 bio-containment beds in the whole of
the United States
Underground Medic - In the US there are 4 units geared up to
handle Ebola. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical
Center, Bethesda, Maryland, has 3 beds. Nebraska Medical Center,
Omaha, has 10 beds. Emory Hospital, Atlanta has 3 beds and St
Patricks Hospital, Missoula has 3 beds.
Ebola Patient in Dallas 'Fighting for His Life,' C.D.C. Director
NY Times - Dr. Frieden said that the condition of the patient in
Dallas, a Liberian man named Thomas E. Duncan, was “quite
critical,” having been changed on Saturday from serious. “We
understand that his situation has taken a turn for the worse,”
he said at a news conference in Atlanta Sunday afternoon.
Dallas Ebola Patient’s Family Under Armed Quarantine
Steve Watson - The family of Thomas Duncan, the man Dallas man
diagnosed with Ebola, are now under armed guard, quarantined in
their home, following an attempt to breach the restrictions and
leave the apartment building, reports the AP.
Dallas Paramedic: We Weren’t Contacted After Working in Ebola
Breitbart - The Dallas Fire Department left the ambulance that
transported Ebola patient Thomas Duncan to the hospital in
service for at least 48 hours before putting it in quarantine on
Wednesday. The ambulance was exposed to the Ebola virus when
Duncan was transported on September 28th.
Sheriff’s Officers Fearful After Being Ordered into Quarantined
Mikael Thalen - Five employees with the Dallas County Sheriff’s
Department entered the quarantined apartment of Ebola patient
Thomas Eric Duncan Wednesday night after being ordered to bring
his four family members a court order barring them from leaving
their home.... The incident was learned after sheriff’s deputies
noticed the squad cars used by the five being taken out of
service unexpectedly the following morning.
Five blunders US made in treating country's first Ebola patient
The Telegraph - Health officials are under fire for their
handling of America's first Ebola case. Here are five questions
Thousands from Ebola Nations Allowed to Enter US Without
Breitbart - Over 3,500 passengers from Ebola affected nations
have been allowed to enter the U.S. without any special
screening since January 1, 2014, according to a leaked internal
CDC Argues Against Shutting Down Air Travel from Africa to Stop
Kurt Nimmo - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said
Friday shutting down travel from West Africa to stem the spread
of Ebola will put more Americans at risk.
WhiteHouse.Gov Petition: “Ban All Incoming and Outgoing Flights
to Ebola-Stricken Countries”
Mac Slavo - As Americans across the country struggle to
understand what is being done to stem the possibility of an
Ebola outbreak in the United States, many have come to the
conclusion that the first and most effective method of
prevention is to keep it out of America to begin with.
Dallas Schools to Install Remote Temperature Monitors to Detect
Mikael Thalen - Five schools to be monitored until further
Ron Paul warns of Ebola ‘overreaction’
The Hill - "I know there's a lot of reason to be concerned. It
is a serious problem, but in my lifetime, when we have been
frightened by this so-called coming epidemic — most of it has
never materialized,"... "Common sense should be able to handle
this because they know what the virus is, they know how it is
spread,” he added.
Ebolagate: 47 questions and answers
Jon Rappoport - I have presented this information, in depth, in
other recent articles. Here I present the bare bones.
Call of Duty Director: US Troops Should Occupy Public Schools
Adan Salazar - On Wednesday, nonresident fellow Dave Anthony at
a recent meeting with the globalist Atlantic Council said it was
necessary to have the military stationed at schools to combat
the threat posed by Islamic terrorists, whom he claimed could
already be working inside America.
Outrage over Police Shooting Leads to 30% Increase in Voter
Registration in Ferguson
AllGov - More than 3,000 of Ferguson’s 21,000 residents have
registered to vote since the August 9 shooting of unarmed teen
Michael Brown by a white police officer. “It could completely
change the political landscape, the power structure, the
decision making,” Brown attorney Anthony Gray said.
NY Times: 'Russians' Behind JP Morgan Hack
NY Times - Questions over who the hackers are and the approach
of their attack concern government and industry officials....
The hackers are thought to be operating from Russia and appear
to have at least loose connections with officials of the Russian
government, the people briefed on the matter said.
Labor Participation Rate Drops To 36 Year Low; Record 92.6
Million Americans Not In Labor Force
Zero Hedge - September slid from an already three decade low
62.8% to 62.7% – the lowest in over 36 years, matching the
February 1978 lows. And while according to the Household Survey,
232,000 people found jobs, what is more disturbing is that the
people not in the labor force, rose to a new record high,
increasing by 315,000 to 92.6 million!
The Change In Cost Of Living Since 1938
Zero Hedge - With incomes up just 30x in those 76 years, the
cost of a home has risen 70x, the cost of bacon has risen 100x,
and the biggest of all, the cost of a Harvard education has
risen 142x. Insidious... "the road to poverty is paved with
First GMO Mosquitoes: Now Oxitec Wants to Release GMO Moths in
Natural Society - GeneWatch UK has been following Oxitec’s moves
and has noted that the company’s GM experiments have not
undergone environmental assessment risks at all.... Now, the
USDA is considering granting Oxitec a 3-year pass to do open
field trials of GM moths, allowing them to release 14 million of
these altered pests on crops, meant to destroy other pests that
damage broccoli and cauliflower fields.
WSJ Reports One in 10 cell towers violate RF radiation rules
rfsafe.com - Turns out that there is somewhere around 30,000
non-compliant cell phone towers in the USA that expose
unsuspecting residents, school children and even their
maintenance workers to dangerous levels of microwave radiation.
Naperville’s Kim Bendis emerges victorious in dubious “smart
meter arrest” case
Chicago Tribune - After having been absurdly arrested for
refusing a so-named “smart” electricity meter, Kim Bendis of
Naperville, Illinois has been acquitted on a misdemeanor charge
labelled as “resisting or obstructing a peace officer” in
Airborne Directed Energy Technology Maturing in the U.S.
StratRisks - The U.S. Air Force is ready to “weaponize” and
quickly field directed-energy technology, following two recent
successful high-power microwave (HPM) demonstration programs.
Progress is also being made with solid-state high-energy lasers
Marriott Fined $600,000 for Jamming Guests' Wi-Fi
ABC News - Marriott International will pay a $600,000 fine for
jamming conference attendees' own Wi-Fi networks at its Gaylord
Opryland Resort and Convention Center, forcing them to pay hefty
prices to use the hotel's own connection.
Facebook plots first steps into healthcare
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) already knows who your friends
are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it
could also know the state of your health.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
China Rejects U.S. Hay Exports Due to GM Alfalfa Contamination
Natural Society - Hay exported to the country from the U.S. is
currently in quarantine due to the detection of GMO traits,
specifically of genetically modified alfalfa... The current
threshold of acceptance is 5% GMO by Chinese importers, but this
could be tightened to 0.2%, and growers would be hard pressed to
meet these standards with unintended cross-pollination along
with the shady practices of GM companies.
California winery fined $115,000 for using volunteers
mercurynews.com - A small-time vintner's use of volunteer
workers has put him out of business after the state squeezed him
like a late-summer grape for $115,000 in fines... The fines
represent more than a decade's worth of profits for the winery,
which nets about $11,000 a year.
Are We Worrying About the Wrong Virus?
The Daily Sheeple - Last week in New Jersey, a little boy died
suddenly, with no previous signs of being ill. He just went to
bed and never got up. Here’s what you need to know about
Ebola protection myths busted: 'direct contact' means indirect
contact, N95 masks, full-face respirators and more
(NaturalNews)...a huge number of Americans and Canadians are now
wisely investing in protective gear such as Tyvek body suits,
N95 masks, respirators, latex gloves, isolation gowns and more.
But most people have little or no training on how to use these
items properly, so in the interests of public health and safety,
I'm going to cover a few basics here.
A diabetes diet for people who have tried everything else: this
diet will change your life
(NaturalNews) Some studies even suggest that the disease can be
stopped in its tracks with changes in diet and lifestyle. Here
are a few dietary changes you can make that may lessen your need
for medical intervention, and may reverse your diabetes
Is your thyroid sluggish? Foods that benefit the thyroid with
selenium and iodine
(NaturalNews) Is your hair thinning or falling out? When you
look in the mirror, does it seem that the outer edges of your
eyebrows have disappeared? Have you gained or lost weight
without changing your diet? Are you tired all the time? You may
be one of the millions of Americans with undiagnosed thyroid
Low vitamin D levels increase risk of Parkinson’s disease
(NaturalHealth365) One research study, published in the journal
Archives of Neurology, analyzed vitamin D content in blood
samples collected from 3,173 participants who were free from
Parkinson’s disease at the time. Over the next 29 years,
researchers tracked which participants developed the condition.
Study participants with the lowest baseline levels of vitamin D
were more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease versus
individuals with the highest baseline levels.
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New Website Born of Healthcare Law Discloses Billions of Dollars
Paid to Doctors and Hospitals by Drug and Device Firms
AllGov - Thanks to Obamacare and the development of a new
website disclosing payments to physicians and teaching
hospitals, it’s now known that billions of dollars has been
exchanged between medical practitioners and industry in just a
The Dark Side of Breast Cancer (Un)Awareness Month
Green Med Info - "NBCAM was founded in 1985 as a partnership
between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical
division of Imperial Chemical Industries (now part of
AstraZeneca, maker of several anti-breast cancer drugs). The aim
of the NBCAM from the start has been to promote mammography as
the most effective weapon in the fight against breast cancer." ~
Woman Uses Carrot Juice to Beat Stage 4 Cancer!
Natural Society - One way cancer develops in breast tissue is
through the cancer-resistant protein (BCRP/ABCG2), but there is
a way to effectively block this protein, both preventing and
treating already existent cancer. Actually, just one food
(actually, compound) which you might already eat (or drink) has
the ability to inhibit that protein from being taken up by the
body and spreading cancerous cells as a ‘side population.’ It’s
called falcarinol, and it occurs naturally in carrots.
10 Health Benefits of Black Seed (Nigella Sativa) – Part 1
Natural Society - You may or may not have heard of Black seed (nigella
sativa) before. It goes by many names, including black caraway,
Roman coriander, and black cumin, to name a few. But no matter
what you call it, these seeds are loaded with health benefits
that we are only beginning to understand.
This Shows Exactly How Much McDonald’s Costs
Natural Blaze - A leaked sheet displaying the true food costs of
McDonald’s meal may add to the discussion for others to deeply
consider just what they are consuming and how much their health
VIDEO: The Dark Side of Pet Vaccination
Green Med Info - Allergies, skin problems, behavior changes, autoimmune
disease, seizures, injection-site cancers — these are just a few of the
well-documented adverse vaccine reactions in dogs and cats. Reactions
aren’t rare; they are just unrecognized and unreported. Learn more about
vaccine reactions, and preventing them, at Truth4Pets.
October 3, 2014 - Today in History:
1863 - U.S. President Lincoln declared that the last Thursday of
November would be recognized as Thanksgiving Day.
1906 - W.T. Grant opened a 25-cent department store.
1922 - Rebecca Felton became the 1st female to hold office of U.S.
Senator. She was appointed by Gov. Thomas Hardwick of Georgia to
fill a vacancy.
1932 - Iraq was admitted into the League of Nations leading Britain to
terminate their mandate over the nation. Britain had ruled Iraq since
taking it from Turkey during World War I.
1942 - The Office of Economic Stabilization was established by U.S.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He also authorized controls on rents,
wages, salaries and farm prices.
1944 - During World War II, U.S. troops broke through the Siegfried
1952 - Britain became the third nuclear power in the world when they
successfully detonated their first atomic bomb. The U.S. and Russia were
the only other nuclear powers.
1962 - The Sigma VII blasted off from Cape Canaveral for a nine-hour
1988 - The space shuttle Discovery landed safely after its four-day
mission. It was the first American shuttle mission since the Challenger
1989 - East Germany suspended unrestricted travel to Czechoslovakia in
an effort to slow the flow of refugees to the West.
1990 - The Berlin Wall was dismantled eleven months after the borders
between East and West Germany were dissolved. The unification of Germany
ended 45 years of division.
1990 - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein made a visit to Kuwait since his
country had seized control of the oil-rich nation.
1994 - The headquarters of the Haitian pro-army militia was raided by
2003 - Ray Horn, of the duo "Siegfried & Roy," was attacked by tiger
during a performance. Roy survived the attack after being dragged
2006 - North Korea announced that it would conduct a nuclear test as a
key step in the manufacture of atomic bombs that it viewed as a
deterrent against a U.S. attack. A date for the test was not announced.
2009 - Maine voters voted to repeal a state law that would have allowed
same-sex couples to marry.
2011 - An Italian appeals court freed Amanda Knox of Seattle after four
years in prison, tossing murder convictions against Knox and an
ex-boyfriend in the stabbing of their British roommate.
U.S. Airstrikes Said to Have Nearly Hit American Allies in Syria
thewire.com - According to two moderate rebels, an American airstrike
nearly wiped out a command-and-control center run by affiliates of the
Free Syrian Army last week.
US Now Admits it is Funding “Occupy Central”
Tony Cartalucci - Just as the US admitted shortly after the so-called
“Arab Spring” began spreading chaos across the Middle East that it had
fully funded, trained, and equipped both mob leaders and heavily armed
terrorists years in advance, it is now admitted that the US State
Department through a myriad of organizations and NGOs is behind the
so-called “Occupy Central” protests in Hong Kong.
FBI informant organized Anonymous hackers’ attacks on government sites
in 30 countries
RT - Government websites in the UK, Australia and more than two dozen
other countries were provided by an undercover FBI informant to a hacker
involved with the group Anonymous as cybertargets to attack, according
to previously unpublished documents.
JSIL: Activists come up with new ISIS-inspired name for Israel
RT - Launched by journalists Max Blumenthal and Rania Khalek on Sunday,
the #JSIL hashtag has become extremely popular on Twitter among critics
of Israeli policies, reaching more than 5,200 retweets a day at its
peak. The new tag refers to the tactics used by the two states’ military
forces, with destroyed homes and thousands of refugees among their
Argentine Stocks Continue Crash After Last "Moderate Voice" Resigns
Zero Hedge - The Argentina MERVAL stock index is down 16.5% since
yesterday's news of the resignation of the last voice of reason among
Argentina's policy-makers. As we noted previously, "this is not a good
sign" and indicates a worrying escalation in the chances of
hyperinflation.. This is the MERVAL's worst 2-day drop in 6 years. What
some money-printing gives, too much money-printing takes away...
1 month to stop Ebola before it's 'totally out of control' - global aid
RT - The International Rescue Committee (IRC), on behalf of 34 NGOs
battling Ebola in West Africa, has warned that the number of cases is
doubling roughly every three weeks and the globe has only four weeks to
stop the crisis from spiraling out of control.
Liberia Plans To Prosecute Man Who Brought Ebola Into US For Allegedly
Lying On Airport Questionnaire
CBS News - Liberia plans to prosecute the airline passenger who brought
Ebola into the U.S., alleging that he lied on an airport questionnaire
about not having any contact with an infected person, authorities said
U.S. News, Politics & Government
An American Cameraman For NBC News Has Ebola — And He's Coming
Back To The US
Business Insider - An unnamed American freelance
cameraman/writer working for NBC News in Liberia has tested
positive for the deadly Ebola virus and
will be flown back to the United States for treatment, NBC
Report: “Disaster Teams Were Notified Months Ago They Would Be
Activated in October”
Mac Slavo - A public tweet from a large government supplier of
emergency response products specializing in “high risk events”
says that Disaster Assistance Response Teams were told to
prepare to be activated in the month of October. The shocking
revelation, made on the Goldenstate Fire/EMS Twitter page,
suggests that not only did someone know that the Ebola virus
would be reaching America, but that they knew exactly when it
Experts: Ebola Could be Transmitted “At a Distance” From
Paul Joseph Watson - Professors at the University of Illinois in
Chicago assert that the Ebola virus has the potential to be
transmitted via “infectious aerosol particles both near and at a
distance from infected patients,” suggesting that the current
understanding of Ebola only being communicable via direct
contact is inaccurate.
The five biggest lies about Ebola being pushed by government and
(NaturalNews) All the disinformation being spread about Ebola by
the U.S. government and the complicit mass media will
unfortunately make the Ebola pandemic far worse. That's because
the public isn't being told the truth about how Ebola spreads
and how individuals can help prevent transmission of the
Doctor Boards Atlanta Flight In HazMat Suit To Protest "Lying
Zero Hedge - "If they're not lying, they are grossly
incompetent," said Dr. Gil Mobley, a microbiologist and
emergency trauma physician from Springfield, Mo. as he checked
in and cleared Atlanta airport security wearing a mask, goggles,
gloves, boots and a hooded white jumpsuit emblazoned on the back
with the words, "CDC is lying!"
Rand Paul: “Political Correctness” Hindering Scientific
Decisions On Ebola Outbreak
Steve Watson - Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has sounded the alarm
on the Ebola virus reaching the US, urging that not enough is
being done to educate on the seriousness of the outbreak.
Up to 100 possibly exposed to U.S. Ebola patient; four isolated
(Reuters) - Up to 100 people may have had direct or indirect
contact with the first person diagnosed with the deadly Ebola
virus in the United States, and four people have been
quarantined in a Dallas apartment, health officials said on
Texas Health Officials Have Yet to Clean Ebola Patient’s Home
Mikael Thalen David Lakey, Commissioner of Texas Department of
State Health Services, stated that several “entities” have
expressed “hesitancy” in cleaning the home. The comment draws
increased concern given the current state of four of Duncan’s
close family members who are currently being quarantined in the
Philadelphia becomes largest US city to decriminalize marijuana
RT - Philadelphia has decriminalized small amounts of marijuana
in the city, reducing penalties for possession and public use to
minor fines and community service. The move makes Philadelphia
the largest city in the United States to decriminalize pot.
JPMorgan Says Data Breach Affected 76 Million Households
Bloomberg - JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), the biggest U.S. bank,
said a previously disclosed data breach affected 76 million
households and 7 million small businesses.
Big Pharma Stocks Plummet as Feds Say they Can’t Re-Incorporate
Natural Society - Big Pharma corporations are told they can no
longer 're-incorporate' abroad to avoid paying taxes where money
was made in America. Stocks are dropping.
Thirst Turns to Desperation in Rural California
NY Times - Now in its third year, the state’s record-breaking
drought is being felt in many ways: vanishing lakes and rivers,
lost agricultural jobs, fallowed farmland, rising water bills,
suburban yards gone brown. But nowhere is the situation as dire
as in East Porterville, a small rural community in Tulare County
where life’s daily routines have been completely upended by the
drying of wells and, in turn, the disappearance of tap water.
California Water Fight May Head to U.S. Supreme Court
Breitbart - A legal group representing nut farmers in
California's San Joaquin Valley filed an appeal with the U.S.
Supreme Court on Wednesday, hoping to reverse a Ninth U.S.
Circuit Court of Appeals decision from March that upheld a curb
on water pumping championed by environmentalist groups in order
to protect a species of fish in Northern California.
U.S. Halts Dismantling of Old Nuclear Weapons, Seeing Potential
Use Against Killer Asteroids
AllGov - There are about 100,000 asteroids 50 meters or larger
in space, so officials think it’s better to be safe than sorry.
It would take a 100-meter space rock to destroy a city the size
of Washington, D.C. Last year a small asteroid shot over Russia
and blew up with a force equal to 400 tons of TNT.
Apple’s new anonymity feature for iPhones is flawed, researchers
RT - A feature rolled-out by Apple with the recent release of
its new operating system for iPhones and iPads is being called
into question by tech experts who say it stops short of offering
customers an easy way to protect their privacy.
Making a homemade metal semi-automatic rifle just got crazy easy
Ars Technica - Eighteen months after demonstrating that he could
make a 3D-printed gun, Cody Wilson announced Wednesday that his
nonprofit group, Defense Distributed, has now moved on to
simplifying the process of manufacturing traditional metal guns.
Sales of pandemic preparedness supplies skyrocket 143,000%
following announcement of Ebola in America
(NaturalNews) All those who have long been prepping for a
pandemic outbreak are suddenly looking like geniuses. With Ebola
having now reached America and possibly spread to schoolchildren
and medical staff, informed Americans are rushing to purchase
protective supplies such as isolation gowns, Tyvek body suits,
latex gloves and N95 masks.
Here’s Why You Should NOT Panic Over Ebola
The Daily Sheeple - Panic may very well ensue, but it’s an
indulgence you can’t afford when you have a limited window to
acquire the things you may need. So take a deep breath, get a
pen and paper, and prepare to be methodical about this. While
things could get bad, they aren’t bad right now.
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The French School Lunch Program vs. The U.S.
Natural Blaze - It’s a shocking statistic that everyone should
be talking about: 1 in every 3 kids in the United States is
overweight or obese. What on earth could American children be
eating to substantiate this scary statistic?
3 Dental Procedures That Should Be Avoided Like The Plague
preventdisease.com - As with most conventional medical
practitioners, the largest percentage of practicing dentists and
dental hygienists are driven by misinformation and myths that
have been exposed before but that continue to be promulgated by
the profession due to a repetition of ignorance and dismissal of
holistic dental practices of which the public are quickly
Century of Enslavement: The History of The Federal Reserve
The Corbett Report - What is the Federal Reserve system? How did it come
into existence? Is it part of the federal government? How does it create
money? Why is the public kept in the dark about these important matters?
In this feature-length documentary film, The Corbett Report explores
these important question and pulls back the curtain on America's central
October 2, 2014 - Today in History:
1780 - British army major John Andre was hanged as a spy. He was
carrying information about the actions of Benedict Arnold.
1835 - The first battle of the Texas Revolution took place near the
Guadalupe River when American settlers defeated a Mexican cavalry unit.
1836 - Charles Darwin returned to England after 5 years of acquiring
knowledge around the world about fauna, flora, wildlife and geology. He
used the information to develop his "theory of evolution" which he
unveiled in his 1859 book entitled The Origin of Species by Means of
1870 - Rome was made the capital of Italy.
1889 - The first international Conference of American States began in
1919 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke that left him
1924 - The Geneva Protocol adopted the League of Nations.
1940 - During World War II, the HMS Empress was sunk while carrying
child refugees from Britain to Canada.
1941 - Operation Typhoon was launched by Nazi Germany. The plan was an
all-out offensive against Moscow.
1948 - The first automobile race to use asphalt, cement and dirt roads
took place in Watkins Glen in New York. It was the first road race in
the U.S. following World War II.
1962 - U.S. ports were closed to nations that allowed their ships to
carry arms to Cuba, ships that had docked in a socialist country were
prohibited from docking in the United States during that voyage, and the
transport of U.S. goods was banned on ships owned by companies that
traded with Cuba.
1967 - Thurgood Marshall was sworn in. He was the first African-American
member of the U.S. Supreme Court.
1989 - In Leipzig, East Germany a protest took place demanding the
legalization of opposition groups and the adoption of democratic
2001 - NATO, for the first time, invoked a treaty clause that stated
that an attack on one member is an attack on all members. The act was in
response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United
2002 - A man was shot and killed in a grocery store parking lot in
Wheaton, Md., the first victim in a series of sniper attacks in the
Washington, D.C. area that left 10 dead.
2006 - A man took a group of girls hostage in an Amish schoolhouse in
Nickel Mines, Pa., killing five and wounding five others before
US to sell Saudi Arabia $1.75bn worth of Patriot air defenses
RT - The US State Department has approved sales of Patriot PAC-3 missile
complexes to Saudi Arabia, the US primary ally in the Arab world. At the
moment Riyadh operates previous versions of the same air defense missile
Media censor Argentina president's remarks at UN
Press TV - Mainstream media outlets have censored the comments made by
the Argentine president at the United Nations General Assembly where she
harshly criticized the US international policies.
Swiss Gold Referendum Attracting Attention Two Months Ahead Of Vote
(Kitco News) - A referendum on Switzerland’s gold reserves is starting
to attract some attention outside of the country as a yes vote would
have significant implications for the gold market... On November 30,
Swiss citizens will go to the polls to vote on three areas; whether or
not the Swiss National Bank should increase its gold reserves to 20%,
that the central bank should stop selling its precious metals and that
all its gold should be held within the country.
Governments seize colloidal silver being used to successfully treat
(NaturalNews) Efforts to bring natural Ebola treatments to suffering
West Africans have been squelched by the World Health Organization
(WHO), which recently blocked multiple shipments of nanosilver solution
measuring at 10 parts per million (ppm) from entering the region,
leaving thousands to suffer needlessly.
‘Lack of intelligence’: US airstrikes in Syria, Iraq could lead to high
RT - The risk of civilian deaths from bombs dropped in Syria and Iraq
could be much higher than drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen, according
to US officials. This is due to a lack of intelligence on the ground and
a change in bombing policy.
Mix-up sees Iraq pilot drop aid, ammo for ISIS instead of govt troops
RT - An Iraqi pilot accidentally dropped aid and ammunition into
territory controlled by the Islamic State. They were intended to help
government forces in the west of Iraq, but instead the blunder ended up
aiding the enemy.
Strong proof Right Sector, National Guard linked to mass graves near
Donetsk – Moscow
RT - There is irrefutable evidence that the National Guard and
ultra-nationalist Right Sector fighters are responsible for the murder
of people recently discovered in mass burial sites near Donetsk, eastern
Ukraine said Russia’s Investigative Committee.
Russia’s second biggest lender reduces dollar loans
Russia’s second biggest bank VTB has reduced its US dollar lending,
Andrey Kostin the bank’s head said on the sidelines of the Russia
Calling! forum on Wednesday.
Putin: Russia won’t limit access to internet
RT - At a meeting with Russia's Security Council, President Vladimir
Putin has said the problem of the country’s 'informational space'
security is of top priority, but assured the state has no intentions of
limiting access to the web.
Argentina president claims US plotting to oust her
The Guardian - Argentinean opposition politicians have accused the
country’s president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, of being
“completely out of touch with reality” after she gave a rambling
televised address in which she claimed the US may be behind a plot to
overthrow her government and possibly even assassinate her.
Kissinger considered attack on cuba following angola incursion
National Security Archive - Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered a
series of secret contingency plans that included airstrikes and mining
of Cuban harbors in the aftermath of Fidel Castro's decision to send
Cuban forces into Angola in late 1975, according to declassified
documents made public today for the first time.
China to open first high security bio laboratory
asiaone.com - China's first high-security biosafety laboratory will be
ready for use by December... The facility, which has been under
construction since July 2011, has been billed as the first in China that
will be equipped to handle Class 4 pathogens - dangerous viruses that
pose a high risk of airborne person-to-person transmission, which can
include haemorrhagic fevers such as Ebola, and others.
Canadian Health Agency Deletes Info on “Airborne Spread” of Ebola
Paul Joseph Watson - The Public Health Agency of Canada has deleted
information from its official website which indicated that the “airborne
spread” of Ebola was strongly suspected by health authorities, amidst
efforts by officials in Texas to calm concerns about the first outbreak
of the virus in America.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
How Bad Could It Get? US Government Order Of 160,000 HazMat
Suits Gives A Clue
Zero Hedge - [...] when the US government buys 160,000 hazmat
suits specifically designed against Ebola, just ahead of the
worst Ebola epidemic in history making US landfall, one wonders:
what do they know the we don't?
United Airlines scrambles to alert HUNDREDS of passengers who
came in contract with Ebola patient
Daily Mail - U.S. officials had refused to release Duncan's
flight details, but United Airlines chose to make his itinerary
public... Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian national, arrived in
the U.S. at Washington Dulles International Airport on United
Flight 951 on September 20, the airline revealed today. He then
boarded United Flight 822 to Dallas/Fort Worth International
WH: 'Screening Procedures In Place At Our Border'
Weekly Standard - White House press secretary Josh Earnest told
reporters today that, after the Ebola case in Dallas, the Obama
administration reminded border law enforcment agencies of
"protocol" to deal with people that appear to have symptoms of
Ebola. Earnest also said that there "are screening procedures in
place at our border."
Patient in isolation at Honolulu's Queen’s Medical Center,
officials say Ebola a possibility
khon2.com - The Department of Health has confirmed a patient is
currently in isolation and undergoing testing in Honolulu.
A brief history of governments deploying weaponized pandemics
against innocent populations
(NaturalNews) Throughout the course of human history,
governments -- even those that claimed to be benevolent -- have
killed millions of their own people in horrible fashion through
the use of what were essentially weapons of mass destruction.
Rhode Island Child Dies From Complications Of Enterovirus
CBS News - The Rhode Island Health Department says a child has
died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has
been affecting children across the U.S.
Grand jury considering the Ferguson shooting is being
investigated for misconduct
Washington Post - The St. Louis County prosecutor’s office is
investigating an accusation of misconduct on the grand jury that
is hearing the case against the Ferguson police officer who shot
and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown.
After Ebola Case in Dallas, Health Officials Seek Those Who Had
Contact With Patient
NY Times - Health officials in Dallas said Wednesday that they
believed the man who is the first confirmed case of the Ebola
virus in the country had come into contact with 12 to 18 people,
including some school children, when he was experiencing
Dallas parents fearing Ebola remove children from school
Patient Zero and the Pentagon’s Ebola Vaccine
Kurt Nimmo - “On Wednesday,” Hagel said, “we received approval
to begin safety testing for one [Ebola] vaccine candidate that
will be conducted here at the Walter Reed Army Institute of
Research.” The Pentagon is funding an Ebola vaccine under a $140
million project with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, a Canadian
Ebola in America – The Deadly Implications
infowars.com So, Ebola has finally arrived. I’m not surprised,
and you probably aren’t, either. But, there are a few things
that you might not be aware of. For instance, you might not know
that: Ebola is MORE contagious in colder climates, in the winter
-than in areas where the outbreak occurred....
Obama Still Refuses to Halt Flights From Ebola Hot Zone
Kit Daniels - After U.S. officials disclosed another potential
case of Ebola in Dallas, Texas, this morning, the question
remains whether the Obama administration will finally stop
flights from Ebola-stricken countries as multiple nations did
over a month ago.
Flashback: World Health Organization Rejects Ebola Travel Ban
CDC Says It's 'Not Necessary' to Release Ebola Patient's Flight
ABC News - The flight information for the Ebola patient
diagnosed in Texas will not be released by health officials
because "It's just not necessary," a spokesperson at the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told ABC News.
Refugee plan set up for Central American minors
AP - In a memorandum to the State Department Tuesday, President
Barack Obama allocated 4,000 slots for refugees from Latin
America and the Caribbean for next year. The number is a
fraction of the number of children who have already crossed the
border into the United States and are awaiting deportation
#SecretServiceFail: Armed man ‘slipped past agents, rode in
elevator with Obama’
RT - An armed man who has been convicted of assault and battery
three times was somehow able to slip past the Secret Service and
ride in an elevator with President Barack Obama earlier this
month, several media reports have said.
US Secret Service director resigns after series of scandals
RT - Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned from her
post atop the security detail in charge of protecting United
States President Barack Obama on Wednesday following several
recent serious breaches.
Dow sinks 225 points as economy, earnings questioned
CNBC News - Biotech companies involved in developing Ebola drugs
rose after the first confirmed case of a patient with the
disease in the U.S, with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals and Sarepta
Therapeutics among those rallying. Carriers including Delta Air
Lines and JetBlue Airways fell on worries the disease might curb
The Death Of King Dollar: “This Could Happen As Soon As 2018″
Mac Slavo - Despite continued assurances about America’s
economic strength and global influence, scores of nations around
the world are rapidly divesting themselves from their dependency
on the world’s reserve currency as a mechanism of exchange.
Huge increase in US Navy sailors suffering injury after
ENENews - The number is more than 110… we now have 225 injured
sailors — 21, 22, 23, 25-year-olds. A population that you don’t
usually find cancers such as leukemia, testicular cancers,
uterine cancers, thyroid cancers. We also have cancers so rare
only 0.001% of people have experienced it.
Hanford nuclear waste tank will leak at least for another year
RT - A deal struck between the US Dept. of Energy and Washington
state will allow a leaky radioactive storage tank at the
heavily-polluted Hanford Nuclear Reservation to remain as is for
more than a year before its contents are removed.
Fukushima fallout in California 1000x Greater than Expected:
What You can Do
Natural Society - A government expert called the Fukushima
fallout in California ‘a thousand times greater than expected’
several days after the Fukushima explosion.
Electric Shock Bracelets Are the Natural Next Step for Wearables
That Control Us
Motherboard - Technology changes us; it’s not just a tool, it’s
also a site of negotiation for our identities, our behaviors,
our values, and potentially even our physical brains. Pavlok, a
wearable device that shocks you if it catches you on Facebook or
sitting on the couch scarfing chips instead of hitting the gym,
makes this complicated relationship viscerally explicit.
Top 10 Flashlight Apps Are Stealing Your Data, Even Pics Off
Ben Swann - According to Snoopwall, all of the top 10 apps are
doing more than what consumers are expecting from a flashlight.
For instance, the number 1 flashlight app for Android is the
“Super Bright LED Flashlight”. This app has between 100 million
and 500 million installs worldwide. So what does the app
actually have the ability to do?...
Cops Distribute ‘Internet Safety Software’ That’s Actually
reason.com - An estimated 245 law enforcement agencies in 35
states have for years been distributing software called
ComputerCOP as a way for parents to ensure their children have a
safe web-browsing experience. The problem is, ComputerCOP is
just glorified spyware that lacks basic safety features.
“The Quest for The Cures…Continues” October 13th through Friday
Ty Bollinger - “The Quest for The Cures…Continues” is the first
ever, investigative report (60 minutes style) documentary
mini-series that will broadcast to the world for free starting
Monday October 13th through Friday the 24th. Each episode will
start airing primetime nightly at 9pm Eastern and will be
available for the next 24 hours.
Comprehensive study of allergic deaths in US finds medications
are main culprit
Natural Blaze - The study, published online today in the Journal
of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, also found that the risk of
fatal drug-induced allergic reactions was particularly high
among older people and African-Americans and that such deaths
increased significantly in the U.S. in recent years.
Mercury Spectrum Disorder - neuronal cell damage for life from
(NaturalNews) More vaccines and earlier in life! This is what
the USA and the CDC do to babies, and this is why we have a
higher infant mortality rate (thanks to disease) than 43 of the
other modern countries of the world.
48 Foods To Balance Your Hormones & Give You Glowing Skin
Natural Blaze - If we don't eat foods with the nutrients we
need, our body cannot produce hormones correctly or maintain
hormonal balance because it doesn't have the building blocks to
do so. Whatever you're eating is either helping hormonal
production, or causing unpredictable imbalances.
Why You Should Eat Avocado Seeds
Natural Blaze - Avocado seeds have more antioxidants than most
fruits and veggies and contain polyphenols similar to those
found in green tea. They are full of more soluble fiber than
most foods, which aids in digestion and circulation. In South
America, avocado seeds are used to treat dysentery and other GI
‘Death Doctor’ who ordered unnecessary chemotherapy could resume
RT - A Michigan doctor facing upwards of 175 years in prison for
fraud, conspiracy and money laundering could be practicing again
in half a decade, and that is worrying to, among others,
relatives of former patients who have since passed on.
How Whole Turmeric Heals The Damaged Brain
Green Med Info - Long considered impossible, new research
reveals how a simple spice might regenerate the damaged brain.
Metalloestrogens: A New Class Of Cancer Causing Estrogens
Green Med Info - We are now increasingly being exposed to an
emerging class of “metalloestrogens” in our food, supplements
and environment with the potential to add to the estrogenic
burden of the human breast.
The Cannabis Cure For Cancer
Green Med Info - This quick overview of the science backs up the
assertion that every cancer patient and every oncologist should
put medical marijuana on their treatment maps.
Poultry Sludge Pet Food
Susan Thixton - A firm in Delaware is seeking a permit from
local government to build a facility that recycles "poultry
processing wastewater sludge" into a pet food ingredient.
Protecting the environment - at the expense of our pets.
This Country Requires You to Care for Your Pet Until Death
Dr. Becker - As opposed to the US where 86% of surrendered pets
are turned over for owner-specific reasons, this country's laws
require its citizens to provide life-long care. Here, when you
grow too old to care for your pet, you can bring him to this
first-ever retirement center.
October 1, 2014 - Today in History:
1800 - Spain ceded the territory of Louisiana back to France. Later the
property would be purchased by the U.S. effectively doubling its size.
1880 - Thomas Edison began the commercial production of electric lamps
at Edison Lamp Works in Menlo Park.
1885 - Special delivery mail service began in the United States. The
first routes were in West Virginia.
1890 - The U.S. Congress passed the McKinley Tariff Act. The act raised
tariffs to a record level.
1896 - Rural Free Delivery was established by the U.S. Post Office.
1908 - The Model T automobile was introduced by Henry Ford. The purchase
price of the car was $850.
1918 - Damascus was captured from the Turks during World War I by a
force made up of British and Arab forces.
1938 - German forces enter Czechoslovakia and seized control of the
Sudetenland. The Munich Pact had been signed two days before.
1940 - The Pennsylvania Turnpike opened as the first toll superhighway
in the United States.
1943 - Naples was captured by the Allied forces during World War II.
1946 - The International War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg sentenced 12
Nazi officials to death. Seven others were sentenced to prison terms and
3 were acquitted.
1964 - The Free Speech Movement was started at the University of
California at Berkeley.
1972 - The Chinese government approved friendly relations with the
1979 - The United States handed control of the Canal Zone over to
1988 - Mikhail Gorbachev assumed the Soviet presidency.
1990 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush addressed the U.N. General
Assembly and once again condemned Iraq's takeover of Kuwait.
1991 - U.S. President Bush condemned the military coup in Haiti that
removed President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from power. U.S. economic and
military aid was suspended.
1992 - The Strategic Arm Reduction Treaty was approved by the U.S.
1993 - Polly Klaas, 12, was abducted from her Petaluma, Calif., home
during a slumber party and murdered.
1995 - Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman and nine other defendants were convicted
in New York of conspiring to attack the U.S. through bombings,
kidnappings and assassinations.
1998 - The U.S. government posted a $2.2 million reward for the capture
of Augustin Vasquez Mendoza. He is accused of killing an undercover U.S.
agent during a drug purchase in 1994.
2001 - The Supreme Court suspended former President Bill Clinton from
practicing before the high court.
2008 - A $700 billion financial industry bailout won lopsided passage in
the Senate, 74-25, after it was loaded with tax breaks and other
Russian Central Bank rejects capital controls as ruble hits lowest level
RT - The ruble slid to a new record low of 39.71 against the dollar
Tuesday. The Russian Central Bank has been quick to quash fears it would
re-introduce capital controls to limit the amount of foreign currency
purchases, or even moved outside the country.
Russian senators cancel official US visit, plan to cut links with
‘hostile’ EU states
RT - Russia’s Federation Council will boycott a scheduled business
roundtable with US Senators next month, and has voiced intentions to
stop co-operation with all sanction-supporting EU parliaments.
Violence erupts near toppled Lenin statue in Kharkov, Ukraine (VIDEOS)
RT - Tensions remain high around the toppled Lenin monument in Kharkov,
Ukraine, where overnight skirmishes saw a group of radical youths attack
demonstrators protesting the demolition of the statue.
Lavrov: More Than 400 Bodies Found Buried in Ukraine's Donetsk Horrific
RIA Novosti - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that
more than 400 bodies have been discovered in
mass graves near the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
‘Join the invisible to make the impossible’: Israel’s Mossad now
recruits agents online
RT - Israeli intelligence has given up to modern trends and introduced
an online questionnaire for would-be spies. Unlike the businesslike CIA
or MI5 web draft campaigns, Israelis are luring volunteers with mystery
halo always shrouding Mossad’s activities.
Obama, Netanyahu to Discuss Iran Nuclear Issue, US-led Campaign Against
RIA Novosti - US President Barack Obama will meet Israel’s Prime
Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, with the meeting expected to
focus on the ongoing P5+1 negotiations with Iran over Tehran’s
controversial nuclear program, as well as other issues related to the
Middle East, AP reports.
Afghanistan Stakes on Mineral Wealth to Reduce Foreign Dependency
RIA Novosti - As Afghanistan emerges from the decades-long conflict, its
newly-elected President Ashraf Ghani is planning to tap into the
country's mineral wealth to wean the government in Kabul off foreign aid
that accounts about for two-thirds of the nation's revenues.
Advanced iOS virus targeting Hong Kong protestors says security firm
(Reuters) - Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a computer virus
that spies on Apple Inc's iOS operating system for the iPhone and iPad,
and they believe it is targeting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
Recovery? 60% Of Greeks Live At Or Below Poverty Levels
Zero Hedge - While Greek government yields (and political leaders)
proclaim the troubled peripheral European nation is 'recovering', the
risk of major political upheaval in Greece has not gone away ahead of
next year's presidential vote next year.
Ebola quarantine zones quickly become starvation death traps
(NaturalNews) In a bid to contain the rapidly escalating Ebola epidemic,
Sierra Leone recently instituted a three-day quarantine during which
time the nation's residents were told to stay at home to avoid
How was this not planned in advance? Ebola vaccine magically ready for
human trials in weeks, not years
(NaturalNews) More proof that the West African Ebola crisis is a total
fraud lies in a newly proposed Ebola vaccine that just so conveniently
awaits human trials in a matter of weeks, not years. Researchers at
Oxford University in the UK are ready to begin testing the vaccine,
which seems to have magically appeared out of nowhere, with plans to
administer it to some 10,000 health workers by the end of the year.
Pentagon sends counterinsurgency military experts to Ukraine
RT - The Pentagon has supplied at least eight counterinsurgency and
military-planning experts to Kiev to help Western-backed Ukrainian
forces engaged in tense conflict with Russian-speaking populations in
"Russia Could Ditch Dollar In 2-3 Years"; Deputy PM Warns Nuclear Subs
"Could Reach Any Country On Any Continent"
Zero Hedge - "Two to three years is enough, not only to launch
[settlements in rubles], but also to complete these mechanisms," says
Andrey Kostin, head of Russia’s second-biggest bank VTB, noting that the
possibility of the US and EU widening sanctions to exclude Russia from
the SWIFT global money transfer system would become “a point of no
return” making any further dialog impossible.
Moscow rejects Kiev's 'virtual' gas price, seeks $3.9bn to resume
RT - Russia is ready to resume gas deliveries to Ukraine only after it
pays $2 billion of its debt and makes a $1.9 billion advance payment for
future supplies, Russian Minister of Energy Aleksandr Novak said.
Tens of thousands sleep out: Massive protest lights up Hong Kong skyline
RT - Hong Kong is witnessing one of the city's largest rallies in
decades, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to join
a protest movement, widely known as #OccupyCentral, demanding election
US Openly Approves Hong Kong Chaos it Created
Tony Cartalucci - Behind the so-called “Occupy Central” protests, which
masquerade as a “pro-democracy” movement seeking “universal suffrage”
and “full democracy,” is a deep and insidious network of foreign
financial, political, and media support. Prominent among them is the US
State Department and its National Endowment for Democracy (NED) as well
as NED’s subsidiary, the National Democratic Institute (NDI).
U.S. News, Politics & Government
After first Ebola case, red flags emerge that U.S. unprepared
The Washington Times - The confirmation Tuesday of the first
Ebola case on U.S. soil emerges against a backdrop of increasing
concern in America’s medical community that preparedness for a
pandemic has stagnated or slipped in recent years because of
tough economic times and increasing malaise since the 2001
First Ebola Case Diagnosed In The United States, Patient MAY
Have Infected Others
Liberty Crier - Health authorities have begun tracking down
family and friends who may have had close contact with the
patient and could be at risk for becoming ill. But officials
said there are no other suspected cases in Texas.
‘Take back our tanks’: Police can’t get rid of military gear in
RT - Police departments that have been slammed for increased
militarization through the Defense Department’s surplus
equipment program now have a new dilemma. Some of them have
discovered they cannot give their unused war supplies back to
Disarming law: Californians gain right to have relatives’ guns
RT - Under a new California law, families can ask police to
confiscate lawfully-owned weapons from close relatives. The law
was introduced after an unstable gunman’s shooting rampage left
seven people dead and 13 injured.
Will CDC Activate Emergency Measures After Ebola Confirmed in
Paul Joseph Watson - The Centers for Disease Control confirmed
today that an Ebola victim was admitted to the Texas Health
Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Reference to the patient’s
“recent travel history” suggests that the victim arrived from
one of the African countries hit by the virus.
CDC Warns Funeral Homes in U.S. to Prepare For Ebola Victims
Paul Joseph Watson - The Centers for Disease Control is advising
funeral homes in the United States on how to handle the remains
of Ebola victims, although officials are keen to stress that the
development is not a cause for alarm.
McCain: Ground troops needed to fight ISIL
USA Today - Americans would support sending more U.S. troops to
fight the Islamic State if U.S. strategy in the region were
clearer, Sen. John McCain, a longtime critic of President
Obama's foreign policy, said Monday. And without more
specialized troops, he said, the U.S. mission against the
Islamic State will fail.
Congressman Faces Backlash After Urging Military Leaders to
Rebel Against Obama
Paul Joseph Watson - Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) is
facing a backlash after he urged military leaders to rebel
against President Barack Obama’s foreign policy by resigning
Ron Paul Thinks There Should Be More Secessionist Movements in
National Journal - "It's something that I think is going to
grow, because the failure of the federal government is going to
get much worse," he said. "When the bankruptcy evolves, and
maybe some of these pension funds are confiscated, and the wars
never end, and bankruptcy comes forth, people [will say], 'Hey,
we're getting a bad deal from this. Why don't we leave?' "
VA Records Show Veteran Rescheduled Appointment after he Died
AllGov - Either the Department of Veterans Affairs has again
demonstrated some shady record keeping or it has a zombie
problem on its hands. According to VA records, former Marine
Jordan Buisman rescheduled his medical appointment four days
after he died. He died of seizure disorder, the condition for
which he sought treatment 24 days before the appointment.
Looking for Revenue, Postal Service Proposes Delivering
Groceries in the Early Morning
AllGov - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) delivers mail despite
snow, rain, heat and gloom of night. Soon we’ll see if the same
goes for a can of green beans.... so far the project has been
attempted only in the San Francisco Bay Area, where it has
averaged 160 food deliveries a day between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. in
conjunction with Amazon.com.
Virginia Files Billion-Dollar Mortgage Fraud Lawsuit against
AllGov - Attorney General Mark Herring on September 16 filed a
$1.15 billion lawsuit against 13 of the largest banks in the
world alleging they defrauded the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
by selling it mortgage-based securities that turned toxic.
Internet colossal eBay announces big plans for Russia
RT - While Western nations continue to pile sanctions onto
Russia, eBay the world's largest online marketplace is expanding
in the country. On Tuesday, it opened up its platform to
Russia’s biggest retailers, eBay’s first local overseas site in
In about-face, PayPal to split from eBay in 2015—to compete with
Ars Technica - On Tuesday, eBay announced that in 2015 it would
be splitting off its PayPal unit into a separate, publicly
traded company. Investors lauded the move, sending eBay's stock
price up nearly eight percent on the day, as of this writing.
YouTube: Open Sourcing 3D Printing Hydroponics!
In this video Luke Rudkowski talks to the inventor of the Free
3D-Printable Hydroponics System, which is open sourced and
available to you now.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
USDA Awards Over $52 Million in Grants to Grow Organic and Local
Natural Blaze - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today
announced the award of over $52 million in support of the
growing organic industry and local and regional food systems
through five U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant
Last chance to register for the Self-Reliance Summit
Discover Dozens of Empowering Strategies for Becoming More Self
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The One Simple Secret to Surviving Any Crisis
Activist Post - When disaster strikes, will you be ready? Will
you be organized, calm, and ready to adapt to whatever the
situation brings? Sometimes we have some warning, and sometimes
things happen out of the blue. There is one simple secret that
will allow you to sail through nearly any crisis. It doesn’t
cost a lot of money, or take up an entire roomful of storage
Getting Started: Prepping for a Two Week Power Outage
Natural Blaze - A great starting point for someone who is just
getting started on a preparedness journey is prepping
specifically for a two-week power outage. If you can comfortably
survive for two weeks without electricity, you will be in a far
better position than most of the people in North America.
Top ten things you need to do NOW to protect yourself from an
uncontrolled Ebola outbreak
(NaturalNews) In truth, if you want to be safe from the
increasingly likely possibility of an Ebola outbreak in North
America, you need to take steps NOW to protect yourself.... I'm
the creator of the
www.BioDefense.com website which has now taught pandemic
preparedness skills and lifesaving knowledge to over one million
people. Here are the highlights of what you need to be doing
right now, in preparation for a pandemic outbreak...
This Alternative Sweetener Could Send You into a Pre-Diabetic
State Within Days
Dr. Mercola - This popular substance is one of the worst to
consume if you want shed pounds. Out of these seven volunteers
who consumed it for one week, four developed significant
disturbances to their blood glucose - and some ended up
pre-diabetic within days.
Magnesium for MS, ALS and Epilepsy
(NaturalNews) In a recent blog I wrote about the importance of
magnesium for the nervous system. It was inspired by several
emails from readers who shared their experiences.
Kill internal parasites easily with these 8 herbs
(NaturalNews) Parasites are more common than most people
realize. There are many different kinds. Internally, there's a
pretty good chance that you and a third of the people you know
25 alternative treatments for warts
(NaturalNews) Warts are a non-cancerous growth on the skin
caused by the human papillomavirus.
San Jose Government Targets Cancer Patients in Revenue
Kurt Nimmo - Instead of raising taxes, now politically unviable,
and instituting service cutbacks, also politically unviable, San
Jose, California, will fall back on a tried and true method of
government revenue generation. It intends to prey on small
business with a new round of code violation fines. The
government has decided to target an especially vulnerable class
of victims unable to defend themselves – the sick who use
Organics Board to Review Rules for BPA, GMOs, and GMO Vaccines
Alliance for Natural Health - The deadline for comments is this
week.... The National Organic Standards Board will be meeting
later this month in Louisville. Fundamental issues that will
determine the future of organic foods will be discussed and
voted upon. The NOSB has proposed a new research priority:
whether to prohibit BPA (the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A) in
the packaging used for organic foods “in light of mounting
evidence that it may be harmful.”
5 Reasons You Should Eat More Goji Berries
Natural News Blog - For a small berry, Goji Berries are packed
with amazing compounds that fight disease naturally. Regarded as
a food of healing within traditional Chinese medicine for more
than 5,000 years, goji berries are deemed as a tonic for the
kidneys, liver and eyes, within ancient medical texts. Today,
Goji Berries are known as one of the most nutrient-dense foods
anywhere on Earth. We should all eat more
9 Things You Probably Don't Know About Pineapples
preventdisease.com - Pineapples have exceptional qualities as a
vibrant tropical fruit with balanced sweetness and tartness.
Why I Don't Remove Lumps and Bumps - Unless They Do This
Dr. Becker - Your vet may recommend removing a scary-looking
lump on your pet, but there are good reasons why many of us in
the holistic community prefer to leave them alone. Plus: the
connection I've noticed between lipomas or fatty tumors and