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- September 19, 2014 - Today in History: POW - MIA DAY - We Will
1777 - The Battle of Saratoga was won by American soldiers during the
1796 - U.S. President Washington's farewell address was published.
1893 - In New Zealand, the Electoral Act 1893 was consented to giving all
women in New Zealand the right to vote.
1957 - The U.S. conducted its first underground nuclear test. The test
took place in the Nevada desert.
1959 - Nikita Khruschev was not allowed to visit Disneyland due to
security reasons. Khrushchev reacted angrily.
1983 - Lebanese army units defending Souk el-Gharb were supported in their
effort by two U.S. Navy ships off Beirut.
1986 - U.S. health officials announced that AZT, though an experimental
drug, would be made available to AIDS patients.
1988 - Israel successfully launched the Horizon-I test satellite.
1990 - The POW/MIA flag was first recognized by Public Law 101-355 in
1990 - Iraq began confiscating foreign assets of countries that were
imposing sanctions against the Iraqi government.
1992 - The U.N. Security Council recommended suspending Yugoslavia due
to its role in the Bosnian civil war.
1994 - U.S. troops entered Haiti peacefully to enforce the return of
exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
1995 - The U.S. Senate passed a welfare overhaul bill.
2002 - President George W. Bush asked Congress for authority to use
military force if necessary to disarm and overthrow Iraqi leader Saddam
Hussein if he did not abandon weapons of mass destruction.
2008 - Struggling to stave off financial catastrophe, the Bush
administration asked Congress for $700 billion to buy up troubled
mortgage-related assets from U.S. financial institutions.
2010 - The BP oil well that had spilled hundred of millions of oil into
the Gulf of Mexico was sealed with a permanent cement plug.
Spain, Italy, Belgium: Battle lines drawn for independence after
RT - The Scots have lost their stab at independence by a tiny 10-percent
margin. Analysts predicted that only a ‘yes’ vote would send waves
throughout Europe, but the dire economic situation of other
independence-seeking regions can’t be eclipsed so easily.
Stock markets, Sterling rejoice as Scotland votes ‘No’
RT - European stocks rallied to a 6½-year high after Scotland rejected
independence in favor of unity, with London’s FTSE 100 Index reaching a
14-day high. The UK pound rallied to a 17-day high.
Israel vows support for US-led ‘coalition against ISIL’
Press TV - Following Wednesday talks with US Secretary of State John
Kerry in Washington, Lieberman’s office said in a statement that the Tel
Aviv regime was “available to the US should it ask for help” in what was
called the battle against ISIL Takfiri militants.
ISIL a US Trojan horse for regime change in Syria: Analyst
Press TV - “What the US cannot let go of is that they have their own
interests. This has nothing to do with ISIS (or ISIL), which they have
funded and trained, and nothing to do with peace and stability in the
region,” Daniel Patrick Welch, American journalist and author, told
Press TV in an interview on Thursday.
Throats slit: Ebola health team, journalists brutally killed in Guinea
RT - The bodies of eight people – including three journalists – were
found in Guinea after an Ebola health team came under attack two days
ago, officials said. Meanwhile, the UN plans to deploy a special mission
to fight the virus in the worst-hit countries.
U.N. Agenda 21 Testing Ground: Malaysia's 10 Ideas For Sustainable
Activist Post - The full implementation of Agenda 21 is nearing
completion as the global Sustainable Development Goals of the United
Nations are set on a 2015 timeline. There are already many hints
available at the wide-scale transformation set to take place, as
multiple locations in the United States continue doing battle with the
arrival of sweeping bureaucratic code enforcement.
Obama declines to give Ukraine 'lethal aid' despite Poroshenko's plea
RT - President Barack Obama has declined to supply Ukraine with “lethal
aide” despite the passionate plea for more military equipment that
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made to Congress earlier on
New ‘ISIS’ Propaganda Video Plays Right Into US/UK Hands Once Again
prisonplanet.com - Comment: The new ‘ISIS’ video is incredibly
transparent. It plays right into the hands of the US/UK once again by
allowing critics of Obama’s plan to be demonized as ISIS propagandists.
There’s no better PR firm for Washington’s agenda in the middle east
than ISIS itself!
On Word ISIS Beheadings Planned, Australian Police Sweep Homes in
Nation’s Largest ‘Terror Raid’
The Daily Sheeple - The Australian is reporting that a series of
anti-terrorism raids took place today in Sydney and Brisbane on word
that Islamic State supporters were planning to publicly execute people
there. Some 800 of police officers took part in the raids, arresting 15
men in what represents the largest anti-terrorism operation in the
Sotloff Spokesman: Obama Admin “Bullied And Hectored” Family; “Shot Us
Down At Every Opportunity”
Steve Watson - In new ISIS video British hostage says “I’ve been
abandoned by my government”. The spokesman for the family of murdered
American journalist Steven Sotloff has once again hit out at the Obama
administration, accusing the president and his insiders of being
uncooperative and bullying, and scaring the family into softening
efforts to rescue Sotloff from the hands of ISIS terrorists.
Kerry: Syria Uses Chlorine Gas Despite Chemical Weapons Agreements
RIA Novosti - US Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Syrian
President Bashar Assad of breaking global agreements on the use of
chemical weapons, Agence France-Presse reported on Thursday.
CNN Reports on 110% Turnout in Scottish Independence Vote
RIA Novosti - In a news broadcast, the CNN television channel in a news
report Thursday evening broadcast a graphic showing that Scotland has
given the independence referendum 110 percent.
What Happens When Scottish Voters Give It Their 110%, According To CNN
Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola
AP - In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola
outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to their
homes for three days starting Friday while volunteers conduct a
house-to-house search for victims in hiding.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Terronoia Theater Presents: Staged ISIS Attacks
Tony Cartalucci - The FBI has foiled yet another entirely
fabricated terror threat of its own creation, with missing
mechanisms in two firearms provided to a potential terrorist
being the only thing that prevented this latest case of
entrapment from going "live."
Breaking Bread: Student Punished for Sharing Lunch
Activist Post - Eighth grader Kyle Bradford of Weaverville
Elementary School had no idea that breaking bread with a fellow
student would cause such an uproar.
Former CIA deputy director says Khorasan more threatening than
Kurt Nimmo - Group kept under wraps until now adds new dimension
to war on terror. Mike Morell, a former deputy director of the
CIA, told CBS News there is a terror group that poses a more
serious and direct threat to America than ISIS.
Former Navy SEAL: Over 90 Percent Of Troops Do Not Support Obama
Daily Caller - According to former U.S. Navy SEAL Carl Higbie,
over 90 percent of troops disapprove of President Barack Obama.
Higbie made the comments to “On The Record” host Greta Van
Ship from Liberia with Sick Passengers Docks in Louisiana…But
The Daily Sheeple - Stop worrying. Our government has an iron
grasp on the situation. You just don’t understand the finer
points of all this stuff. They may not be closing our borders.
They may be knowingly bringing in people who could be infected.
But they have your best interests at heart, and they’ll take
care of you.
Report: Cali. Lead Ban to Triple Ammo Prices
Kit Daniels - California’s upcoming ban on the use of
traditional lead ammunition could triple the price of all
ammunition in the state, forcing many gun owners to give up
shooting, according to a report by a firearm trade association.
Man Calls Cops To Report Vandals At His Home, They Show Up And
thefreethoughtproject.com - Martin died within moments, and the
officers were cleared of all charges and allowed to return to
their jobs without any sort of independent investigation.
Deputy Tases Handcuffed Man Repeatedly: "You Wanna Do This The
Activist Post - In yet another example of brazen police
brutality, a Richland County Sheriff’s Deputy has been
videotaped repeatedly tasing a handcuffed man.
Happy Constitution Day! Ninth Circuit Affirms That It’s Illegal
To Wear American Flag Shirts On Cinco De Mayo
Daily Caller - It’s official: the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of
Appeals has issued an order declining a request for an en banc
hearing in a case involving four students in at a California
high school who were sent home for wearing American flag
T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo.
Bitcoin ATMs coming soon to New Hampshire
nhbr.com - In about a month, New Hampshirites will be able to
convert cash to bitcoins via new bitcoin ATMs popping up in the
state. But what can you buy with a bitcoin?
The Dow And S&P 500 Soar To Irrational Heights – Meanwhile The
Ultra-Wealthy Rush To Buy Gold Bars
Economic Collapse - Did you know that the number of gold bars
being purchased by ultra-wealthy individuals has increased by
243 percent so far this year? If stocks are just going to keep
soaring, why are they doing this?
The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed
across the nation on the third Friday of September each year.
Please take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war
(POW) and those who are still missing in action (MIA), as well
as their families.
Spying and storing: Assange says 'Google works like NSA'
RT - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange equated Google with the
National Security Agency and GCHQ, saying the tech giant has
become “a privatized version of the NSA,” as it collects,
stores, and indexes people’s data. He made his remarks to BBC
and Sky News.
‘Interceptor’ cellphone towers found near White House, Senate
Washington Times - Mysterious “interceptor” cellphone towers
that can listen in someone’s phone call despite not being part
of any phone networks have turned up near the White House and
Senate. A company that specializes in selling secure mobile
phones discovered the existence of several of the towers in and
around the nation’s capitol.
Giant MQ-4C Triton surveillance drone flies across the United
Ars Technica - With a wingspan of 130 ft, it will join others to
“provide near worldwide coverage” in 2017.
Home Depot estimates data on 56 million cards stolen by
Ars Technica - The cybercriminals that compromised Home Depot's
network and installed malware on the home-supply company's
point-of-sale systems likely stole information on 56 million
payment cards, the company stated on Thursday.
Apple reveals new operating system it claims is police-proof
RT - Following revelations that the NSA, in cooperation with
various telecom companies, was spying on private communications,
Apple Inc. has released new technology that it says cannot be
compromised by the police.
Tech Firm: More Than 15 Stingray Phone Trackers Operating In
Mikael Thalen - Mobile security experts discovered what appears
to be more than 15 IMSI catchers, commonly referred to as
Stingrays, throughout the Washington D.C. area this week.
Mystery Surrounds Unexplained Cellphone Tower in NC
Paul Joseph Watson - Questions are being asked about a strange
communications tower disguised as a tree which was discovered by
a resident of Charlotte, North Carolina after media reports of
fake cellphone towers popping up across the country which are
being used at surveillance devices.
Nowhere To Hide As Minority Report-Style Facial Recognition
Technology Spreads Across America
The Daily Sheeple - It aims to eventually replace fingerprinting
with a complex array of biometrics, assigning everyone with a
“Universal Control Number”, in what sounds like a plotline from
a sci-fi movie. And it won’t just be the FBI using this
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
Kiss Your Grass-Fed Beef Goodbye! GMO Grass About to Be Approved
Natural Society - The maker of genetically modified RoundUp-Ready
Kentucky Bluegrass will soon conduct field trials at the homes
of employees. Will the grass soon tkae over?
14 Genius Ways To Recycle Used Coffee Grounds
Natural Blaze - Coffee is good for more than just waking you up
in the morning! Take a look at this list and find the perfect
recycling tips and tricks so you can enjoy your coffee again –
even after you’ve finished enjoying your morning cup of Joe!
16 Tips For Going Off Grid! Do What You Love and End Debt
Natural Blaze - Do what you LOVE! Stop following the path of
debt slavery which chains you to a mortgage and living your life
paycheck to paycheck just to make the bills for the month, and
STILL have NOTHING left over for you and your family to enjoy
Enterovirus Cases Confirmed in Southern California Are State’s
ktla.com - The spread of the disease to California was expected,
state health officer Dr. Ron Chapman said. As of Wednesday, 18
other states had confirmed 153 cases total cases of the virus,
according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and
Health Properties of Pomegranate Now Includes Helping Diabetics
Green Med Info - While pomegranate enjoys high standing as far
as its culinary status, most folks don't realize how wide a wide
range of health benefits this 'super food' actually possesses,
with a staggering 100+ of them identified so far through
Greenmedinfo.com's research indexing project.
Top 5 plant based foods that improve your digestion
(NaturalNews) Digestive health could easily be touted as one of
the most important aspects of your health. Unfortunately, our
digestive systems have been compromised due to a highly refined
and nutrient deficient food supply, various toxins, and stress.
The good news is that digestive balance can be restored by
eliminating gut menacing habits and introducing these foods to
significantly aid in the digestive process.
Soy consumption linked to tumor growth in breast cancer
(NaturalNews) Breast cancer patients who consume large amounts
of soy may make the disease worse, according to a study
conducted by researchers from Georgetown University and the
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and
published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute on
The Negative Effects of Cortisol
Natural Blaze - Cortisol is a hormone that is absolutely crucial
for life. Without it we would not be able to survive. However,
when we live in chronic strain, worry, and stress the adrenal
glands produce relatively high amounts of cortisol. The problem
with cortisol is that our bodies are not meant to be exposed to
these relatively high amounts for long periods of time.
Ten Minutes of Intermittent Movement for Every Hour of Sitting
May Counteract Ill Health Effects of Prolonged Sitting
Dr. Mercola - Prolonged sitting significantly impacts your
cardiovascular and metabolic function. The combination of
excessive sitting and inadequate exercise has been shown to
double men’s risk of heart failure.
The 5 Biggest Myths Your Doctor Keeps Telling You About Joint
preventdisease.com - Many Doctors continue to misinform patients
on both the causes of joint pain and treatment necessary to
alleviate it. The cure to joint pain is not about popping a few
pills and resting your tush in the hopes the pain will go away.
This is only suppresses the symptoms of millions who are given
this advice, only to later find their condition has progressed
What the CDC Won’t Tell You About SV40, Polio Vaccines and
Truthstream Media - The public was kept in the dark for decades
about tens of millions of polio vaccines laced with SV40, and
its implications for the widespread epidemic of cancer.
Can Vitamin C Cure Ebola?
Green Med Info - If there were a drug that worked on Ebola you
should use it. There isn't. There is only vitamin C. But you
must be extremely careful what you believe, because, as it ever
was, the Internet is full of dangerous loonies. For almost a
decade now, the OMNS has reported on nutritional therapies; we
leave the medical politics to one side and work from the facts.
Here are the facts about vitamin C and Ebola.
Medical University: Single Flavanoid (Found in 6 Foods) Reduces
Cognitive Impairment Drastically
Natural Society - A single flavanoid known as rutin can protect
the brain against cognitive damage. This is great news for those
suffering from cognitive impairment.
10,000 American Toddlers now Taking Amphetamine Based ADHD Drugs
Natural Blaze - In a far beyond sick release of information, it
has been revealed that toddlers can be prescribed amphetamines
including, Ritalin, Adderall, and ‘ADHD medications’ legally.
There is no rule against it, and apparently some people do not
have the moral depth to understand the consequences of giving
amphetamines to a mind in a stage of development that early.
Are you consuming the 9 most genetically modified foods?
Natural Blaze - You care about your health, and you’re also
vigilant of the fact that foods that have been genetically
modified have been shown to cause allergies, organ failure, and
The Surprising Differences Between Dog Lovers and Cat Lovers
Dr. Becker - Are "dog people" and "cat people" really different?
According to this 600-participant study, the answer is yes. From
insights about your personality, the type of environment you
prefer, and your intelligence, you may be surprised to find out
just how different you are.
- September 18, 2014 - Today in History:
1763 - The Boston Gazette reported that the 1st piano had been built in
the U.S.. The instrument was named the spinet and was made by John
1793 - U.S. President George Washington laid the actual cornerstone of
the U.S. Capitol.
1850 - The Fugitive Slave Act was declared by the U.S. Congress. The act
allowed slave owners to claim slaves that had escaped into other states.
1851 - The first issue of "The New York Times" was published.
1891 - Harriet Maxwell Converse became the first white woman to ever be
named chief of an Indian tribe. The tribe was the Six Nations Tribe at
Towanda Reservation in New York.
1947 - The United States Air Force was established as a separate
military branch by the National Security Act.
1981 - A museum honoring former U.S. President Ford was dedicated in
Grand Rapids, MI.
1984 - The 39th session of the U.N. General Assembly was opened with an
appeal to the U.S. and Soviet Union to resume arms negotiations.
1991 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush said that he would send warplanes
to escort U.N. helicopters that were searching for hidden Iraqi weapons
if it became necessary.
1997 - Ted Turner, U.S. Media magnate, announced that over the next ten
years he would give $1 billion to the United Nations.
1998 - The U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted to release to videotape
of President Clinton's grand jury testimony from August 17.
1998 - The FDA approved a once-a-day easier-to-swallow medication for
2009 - Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in defiance of Iran's
Islamic leadership, clashing with police and confronting state-run
Scottish independence referendum LIVE UPDATES
RT - Scottish voters go to the polls on Thursday to choose whether or
not to break away from the UK and form an independent state. The ‘Yes’
and ‘No’ campaigns have been neck-and-neck in the pre-ballot polls.
As Scots Mull Independence, Spain's Catalonia Emboldened
Breitbart - If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not
only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they'll shake the twin
pillars of Western Europe's postwar prosperity and security — the
European Union and the U.S.-led NATO defense alliance.
* Related Video:
Catalan Demonstration for Independence
NATO stages Black Sea naval drills
RT - NATO is launching exercises in the international waters of the
Balkans, with warships and troops of several member countries also
“visiting” Bulgaria until September 22. It comes as a new submarine
enters service in the Russian Black Sea Fleet.
Ebola epidemic spawns black market in survivors’ blood
RT - As the deadly Ebola virus continues to ravage a wide swath of
Western Africa, some of the infected are turning to an illicit trade in
survivors’ blood, despite warnings from the World Health Organization.
Ebola outbreak to continue for another 18 months, warn scientists
(NaturalNews) The World Health Organization (WHO) may be vastly
underestimating the final death toll from the West African Ebola
outbreak, according to data compiled by scientists working on behalf of
the federal government.
Ebola death toll passes 2,400, WHO pleads for more aid to West Africa
Egypt seal preliminary arms deal worth $3.5 billion
StratRisks - Russia and Egypt have reached a preliminary deal for Cairo
to buy arms worth $3.5 billion from Moscow, Interfax news agency quoted
the head of a Russian state arms agency as saying on Wednesday.
Terror from Middle East, Africa on way to Europe - Egypt president
RT - Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has warned there is a chance
of conflicts in the Middle East and Africa spilling over to Europe, and
has called for a “comprehensive strategy” in combatting the threat.
Former minister in Viktor Yanukovich's parliament is thrown in a rubbish
bin after Ukraine ratifies economic ties with the European Union
Daily Mail - Zhuravsky, now a member of the Economic Development Party,
authored a controversial bill in January severely tightening
restrictions on anti-government protesters. In the past, he authored a
bill criminalising libel. It came as Ukrainian MPs pledged to ratify a
key pact with the EU and voted in favour of a plan to offer the
separatist eastern part of the country limited self rule.
The REAL Reason Britain is Freaking Out About Scottish Independence.
Scotland’s North Sea Oil Reserves
Global Research - David Cameron and the British media have been freaking
out about the potential Scottish independence. They’ve blathered on
about “history”, “common defense” and other red herrings. But it’s
really all about oil … Specifically, if Scotland becomes independent, it
gets to keep 90% of the revenues from its huge oil reserves.
UN Security Council to Hold a Meeting to Investigate MH17 Crash: Russian
RIA Novosti - UN Security Council will hold a meeting Friday to
investigate the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, the
press service of the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the
UN announced Wednesday.
$30mn bounty set to identify who shot down MH17 in Ukraine
RT - $30 million will be given to those who help identify the
perpetrators of the downing of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in
eastern Ukraine that killed all 298 on board, said an independent German
fraud investigation company.
Venezuela on alert over mysterious, deadly disease
local10.com - The deaths of 10 people in the past week of a mysterious
disease in several cities in Venezuela, including the capital of
Caracas, have caused panic within the population and has prompted
doctors to sound the alarm.
No nuclear waste: Fuel of future produced at Russia's high-tech
RT - Russia’s ‘Breakthrough’ energy project enables closed a nuclear
fuel cycle and a future without radioactive waste. The first batch of
MOX nuclear fuel has been manufactured for the world’s only NPP
industrially power generating breeder reactors.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Manchin: Obama's Plan To Train Syrian Opposition Costs $100K Per
Breitbart - On September 16 Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) blasted
President Obama's request for $500 million to train 5,000 Syrian
rebels, saying the breakdown on the money works out to "$100,000
per [rebel]" for one year.
DHS Chief: Ability to Detect Terrorists in U.S. Hindered by
Breitbart - U.S. Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Secretary
Jeh Johnson, while testifying before a House panel today,
indicated that the government’s ability to detect terrorists
inside the homeland is hindered by sanctuary cities that shelter
NBC’s idea of home invasion defense: Bug spray, treat burglar
Liberty Unyielding - A veteran police officer appeared a few
days ago on NBC’s “The Today Show” to give defense tips against
home invasions. A few of the tips contradict one another, one
was illegal, and none of them included the use of firearms. The
NRA had a better idea.
Congress poised to approve Obama’s Iraq-Syria
military strategy amid skepticism
Washington Post - The House on Wednesday approved President
Obama’s plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to
counter the growing threat of the Islamic State terrorist
organization even though lawmakers in both parties remain deeply
skeptical about its chances for success.
The US is now involved in 134 wars or none, depending on your
definition of ‘war’
StratRisks - The White House spent much of last week trying to
figure out if the word “war” was the right one to describe its
military actions against the Islamic State.
Navy removes destroyer's top three commanding officers
RT - In an extremely rare move, the US Navy removed a ship’s top
three commanding officers from their posts while it is at sea.
The Navy is conducting an investigation into the command climate
aboard the USS James E. Williams (DDG-95).
What you're not being told about the USA Freedom Act
Blacklisted News - The current “gutted” version of the U.S.A.
Freedom Act (S. 2685) will only serve to legalize government’s
currently illegal surveillance of innocent civilians. A
coalition of whistleblowers & civil liberties organizations
published a letter calling on members of Congress to reject the
Bloomberg Receives French Award for Supporting ‘The Ideals of
Mikael Thalen - Elites reward one another for a job well done.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg traveled to France
this week to receive the country’s top civilian honor. The
“Legion d’Honneur,” an award that “embodies the ideals of
liberty,” was given to Bloomberg by Foreign Minister Laurent
Fabius Tuesday at the Quai d’Orsay.
Man Humiliated by TSA After Cologne Sets Off Bomb Detector
Paul Joseph Watson - Jean Marie Occean was traveling with his
wife and young daughter when the TSA ordered him into a private
room after his hands tested positive for explosive chemicals. It
subsequently turned out that the cologne Occean had purchased at
a local department store was responsible for the alarm.
Parents Say Four Cops Beat Their Twelve-Year-Old Girl, Left Her
Liberty Crier - Four plainclothes Galveston police officers beat
a 12-year-old girl in the head in her own yard, beat her with a
flashlight, accused her of being a prostitute and threatened to
shoot her puppy, while responding to a call about white
prostitutes, the girl’s parents claim in Federal Court. The
girl, an honor student, who was dressed in gym shorts and a
T-shirt when the cops beat her, is black.
US police get antiterror training in Israel on privately funded
cironline.org - At least 300 high-ranking sheriffs and police
have traveled to Israel for privately funded seminars in what is
described as counterterrorism techniques.... Shakeel Syed,
executive director of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern
California, described the tactics he sees American police use
today as “a near replica” of their Israeli counterparts.
Collective Bargaining Protects Police Wrongdoing
Freedom Foundation - Due to collective bargaining disciplinary
provisions, police officers engaged in wrongdoing are able to
evade consequences by appealing unsettled grievances to a
Children In Florida To Be Given Satanic Information
The Daily Sheeple - A group called the Satanic Temple is to
start distributing information about their practices and beliefs
to school children in Florida.
VIDEO: House passes bill to audit Federal Reserve
The Hill - Passed 333-92, the bill would require the comptroller
general to conduct an audit of the Federal Reserve's board of
governors and banks within one year and submit a report to
Congress on the findings. A total of 106 Democrats joined all
but one Republican in support of the measure.
Treasury Dept. Ignores Fraud Charges and Awards Comerica 5 more
Years of Providing Benefit Cards to Elderly and Disabled
AllGov - The Center for Public Integrity found that an
“aggressive” marketing campaign by Comerica and the Treasury
Department resulted in a million Americans being sent “Direct
Express” benefit cards—used to distribute Social Security and
disability payments—to people who didn’t need or request them.
This resulted in a financial gain for the bank, given that card
fees are much higher than direct deposit into an account, which
many of the card recipients already had.
Occupy group abolishes nearly $4 million in student loan debt
RT - On the third anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street
movement, an offshoot group announced that it has erased $3.8
million worth of private student loan debt.
New Record: Pound of Ground Beef Tops $4 for First Time
CNS News - Although the overall Consumer Price Index dropped by
0.2 percent in August, the price index for food rose 0.2
percent, with the average price for a pound of ground beef
rising to $4.013 per pound–the first time it has ever topped $4
US Air Force to allow atheists to omit ‘God’ from reenlistment
RT - The US Air Force is changing the instructions for its
reenlistment pledge after an atheist airman was initially denied
the ability to re-enlist because he refused to use the word
“God” in his oath of office.
MasterCard tests Orwellian national ID card on Nigeria
(NaturalNews) The march toward enslaving the world's population
by a handful of globalist statists and corporations continues,
with the latest chapter unfolding, of all places, in Nigeria,
compliments of MasterCard.
Biggest attack on RT.com: Website hit by 10 Gbps DDoS
RT - RT.com has been hit with the most powerful DDoS attack in
the website's history, which reached 10 Gbps in strength. No
group has claimed responsibility. RT has experienced cyber
assaults in the past, prompted by its reporting on Manning and
Pocket-Sized Surveillance Drone Can Fly Through Windows
Paul Joseph Watson - A new pocket-sized surveillance drone
endorsed by the US Air Force which could ultimately end up in
the hands of law enforcement can fly through open windows and
reach other confined spaces.
New Radar Gun to Catch Texting Drivers
hamptonroads.com - A Virginia company is developing a radar
gunlike device that would help police catch drivers as they
text. The technology works by detecting the telltale radio
frequencies that emit from a vehicle when someone inside is
using a cellphone, said Malcolm McIntyre of ComSonics.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
Pandemic Preparedness: The world's most powerful antiviral herbs
and natural medicines revealed in free audio recording
(NaturalNews) The much-anticipated Episode Six of the free
online audio course Pandemic Preparedness has just been
released. This episode features a detailed discussion of the
world's most powerful antiviral herbs and natural medicines,
many of which have been used for thousands of years to save
lives during plagues and disease outbreaks. The full online
course is available now for free at
Shining secret that makes silver precious for your health
Daily Mail - 'Research has shown that silver is a powerful
antimicrobial agent that is non-irritating and non-toxic,' says
Valerie Edwards Jones, professor of microbiology at Manchester
Metropolitan University. 'Recent studies have shown that silver
can kill up to 650 species of pathogenic microbes.
Heard about the colloidal silver 'Blue Man?' Here's why the
scare story is public relations fraud
11 Surprising Factors That Mess With Your Memory
Dr. Mercola - Fear of losing your mind is a pervasive, fear.
Among Americans, the notion of losing mental capacity evokes
twice as much fear as losing physical ability, and 60 percent of
US adults say they are very or somewhat worried about memory
Lack of Sleep May Lead to Brain Shrinkage
Dr. Mercola - Poor sleeping habits cause both brain damage and
brain shrinkage, and may even accelerate onset of Alzheimer’s
disease. Lack of sleep has also been linked to obesity and
6 causes of autism and a multi-faceted approach to treatment
(NaturalNews) Alternative treatments, including diet,
nutritional supplementation, environmental medicine, auditory
training, and behavior therapy have been useful in alleviating
the symptoms related to autism, and in some case, completely
reversing them. But what core factors can cause autism, and what
approaches can be used to remedy it?
Are smoothies really so healthy? Here's how to make sure yours
(NaturalNews) Smoothies are popular these days. We drink them as
an alternative to unhealthy drinks or as a meal replacement. But
are they really healthy? They can be.
Avoid These Foods, They Switch Off Your Body's Inner Allergy
Dr. Mercola - Since food allergies appear to be closely linked
to abnormal gut flora, courtesy of antibiotics (and other
chemicals) in food, it would be wise to not only avoid known
allergens, but to also avoid foods known to kill beneficial gut
10 Essential Benefits of Drinking Water, Staying Hydrated
Natural Society - Staying hydrated is one of the most important
ways to stay healthy and maintain a proper body weight, but most
of us are dehydrated without realizing it.
Secondhand Smoke from E-Cigarettes Contains Toxic Metals,
Dr. Mercola - Separate research found e-cigarette vapor contains
metals including tin, copper, nickel, and silver, silicate
beads, and nanoparticles, sometimes in amounts greater than you
might be exposed to from smoking a conventional cigarette.
Secondhand e-cigarette aerosol contains at least 10 chemicals
identified on California's Proposition 65 list of carcinogens
and reproductive toxins.
Half of All Cats Over 10
Suffer from This, and This One Got Lucky
Dr. Becker - The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital is
one of just three veterinary hospitals in the US able to perform kidney
transplants, and one special cat was a recent recipient of the surgery.
Pet Food Fraud Again
Susan Thixton - Two years ago a study found eight of 21 pet foods
contained an animal protein ingredient that wasn't listed in the pet
food label. Now, another study has been released finding 20 of 52 pet
foods contained an animal protein not listed on the label. When will
authorities hold manufacturers accountable?
- September 17, 2014 - Today in History:
1778 - The United States signed its first treaty with a Native American
tribe, the Delaware Nation.
1787 - The Constitution of the United States of America was signed by
delegates at the Constitutional Convention.
1796 - U.S. President George Washington's Farewell Address was read
before the U.S. Congress.
1862 - The Battle of Antietam took place during the American Civil War.
More than 23,000 men were killed, wounded, or missing. The Rebel advance
was ended with heavy losses to both armies.
1911 - The first transcontinental airplane flight started. It took C.P.
Rogers 82 hours to fly from New York City to Pasadena, CA.
1930 - Construction on Boulder Dam, later renamed Hoover Dam, began in
Black Canyon, near Las Vegas, NV.
1937 - At Mount Rushmore, Abraham Lincoln's face was dedicated.
1939 - The Soviet Union invaded Poland. Germany had invaded Poland on
1944 - Operation "Market Garden" was launched by Allied paratroopers
during World War II. The landing point was behind German lines in the
1947 - The first U.S. Secretary of Defense, James V. Forrestal, was
sworn in to office.
1953 - The Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans, LA, successfully
separated Siamese twins. Carolyn Anne and Catherine Anne Mouton were
connected at the waist when born.
1962 - U.S. space officials announced the selection of Neil A. Armstrong
and eight others as new astronauts.
1976 - NASA unveiled the space shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, CA.
1984 - 9,706 immigrants became naturalized citizens when they were sworn
in by U.S. Vice-President George Bush in Miami, FL. It was the largest
group to become U.S. citizens.
1984 - Gordon P. Getty was named the richest person in the U.S. His
fortune was $4.1 billion.
1991 - The United Nations General Assembly opened its 46th session. The
new members were Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, North and South Korea,
Micronesia and the Marshall Islands.
1992 - Lawrence Walsh called a halt to his probe of the Iran-Contra
scandal. The investigation had lasted 5 1/2 years.
1998 - The United States government offered a reward for the capture of
Haroun Fazil for his role in the U.S. bombing in Kenya on August 7,
1998 - The U.S. announced a plan that would compensate victims in the
Kenya and Tanzania U.S. Embassy bombings on August 7, 1998.
2001 - Wall Street trading resumed for the first time since the Sept. 11
terrorist attacks - its longest shutdown since the Depression; the Dow
lost 684.81 points, its worst one-day point drop to date.
2003 - New York Stock Exchange chairman Dick Grasso resigned amid a
furor over his $139.5 million pay package.
2011 - A demonstration calling itself Occupy Wall Street began in New
Russia: ‘Free Syrian Army No Longer Exists’; Rebels Are Coordinating
CNS News - Russia on Tuesday accused the West of ignoring its warnings
about the growing terrorist threat in Syria, and claimed that the
moderate rebel front – the one the Obama administration wants to arm as
part of its anti-ISIS strategy – “no longer exists.”
Al-Qaeda seeks to unite Islamic Front ahead of US airstrikes in Syria
RT - Al-Qaeda has urged militant groups in Iraq and Syria to put their
differences aside and unite against a US coalition which will strike
against the Islamic State (IS). There are reports that IS has gone
underground following the US airstrike announcement.
Washington's Bait-And-Switch: NATO Armed Kiev Under Cover Of Ceasefire
Zero Hedge - Just over ten days ago, as the pro-independence forces in
east Ukraine were on the march with significant gains on the
battlefield, a ceasefire was signed in Minsk, Belarus. It turns out to
be a grotesque sleight of hand...
Dozens of children feared dead after being injected with 'tainted’
measles vaccine in Syria
The Telegraph - As many as 36 children were reported to have died
excruciating deaths last night after receiving tainted measles vaccines
under a UN-sponsored programme in the rebel-held north of Syria.
German virologist says world has lost Sierra Leone and Liberia to Ebola;
should focus on containing disease
(NaturalNews) A prominent doctor from the Bernhard Nocht Institute for
Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, Germany, says the window has officially
closed on containing the Ebola outbreak, apart from massive
Russia to boost Crimea troop numbers, worries over military build-up at
RT - Russia is going to increase its military presence on the Crimean
Peninsula as “the situation in Ukraine has escalated sharply,” Russian
Defense Minister announced.
Ruble plunges to new lows, authorities tell Russians not to panic
AFP - Russian authorities told people not to panic on Tuesday as the
battered ruble plunged to record lows, floored by tensions with the West
over Ukraine, new sanctions and falling oil prices.
Canada Hits Russia with New Sanctions Over Ukraine
RIA Novosti - The Canadian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday unveiled new
sanctions against Russian military officials, defense companies and
largest state-owned lender Sberbank.
New Sanctions Against Russia Could Deal Big Blow To ExxonMobil
oilprice.com - On Friday, the United States and the European Union
imposed a new round of sanctions on Russia in response to Moscow’s
intervention in eastern Ukraine and following its annexation of the
Crimean peninsula in March. The goal is to clamp down further on the
Russian economy, but it will significantly affect the drilling plans of
western oil giants ExxonMobil and BP.
Syria gains ground against ISIL
Press TV - The Syrian army continues to destroy foreign backed
militants’ hideouts in Eastern Ghouta near Syrian capital Damascus.
Scottish independence exclusive: Millions of banknotes sent to Scotland
in case Yes vote sparks run on ATMs
The Independent - Britain’s banks have been quietly moving millions of
banknotes north of the border to cope with any surge in demand by Scots
to withdraw cash in the event of a Yes vote in Thursday's independence
referendum, it has emerged.
6,000 U.N. peacekeepers not trained to fight Ebola
WND - As the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa, dubbed “World
War E,” rages out of control, the United Nations is admitting the
approximately 6,000 peacekeepers still in Liberia are not trained in
health care operations.
Ocean hits record high for radioactive Strontium at all 6 locations near
ENENews - This newly published data shows record levels of Strontium-90
have been detected at all 6 seawater monitoring locations in front of
the destroyed reactors. At 3 of 6 locations levels are around triple the
previous record set last year.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
CCHR Says Congress Should Look at Conflicts of Interest of
Psychiatric Studies the VA Relies Upon Regarding Veteran
Suicides, Sudden Deaths and Psychotropic Drugs
Citizens Commission on Human Rights, the nation's leading mental
health watchdog, in its latest article, says that Congress
should look into possible conflicts of interest on the part of
psychiatrists whose antidepressant studies that the Veterans
Administration relies upon, as it may provide answers to why
suicides linked to antidepressants and sudden deaths from
antipsychotics are not being investigated.
US will have ‘many more’ 9/11s if it fails to act against
Islamic State – House Rep
Rt - If the US fails to attack Islamic State (IS) militants in
Iraq and Syria, the country could face the prospect of “many”
terrorist attacks similar to September 11, a top-ranking
Democrat says. It comes as the House debates arming Syrian
rebels to fight IS.
Call your Rep TODAY: Vote ‘NO’ on Military Aid to Syrian
Washington’s Blog - It is now beyond dispute that the U.S. and
its allies have armed ISIS and its allies. That hasn’t worked
out so well …
Mike Brown jury gets extension, charges for Ferguson officer may
be delayed until January
RT - A St. Louis judge has granted an extension to the grand
jury that has been tasked with deciding whether to charge a
Ferguson police officer in the fatal shooting of teenager
Michael Brown. The jury now has until January 7 to decide on an
LA School District Police Get Armored Vehicle, Grenade Launchers
Paul Joseph Watson - Questions are being asked as to why the Los
Angeles School District police needs equipment previously used
in Iraq after officials admitted they had acquired a
20-foot-long armored vehicle as well as grenade launchers from
the U.S. military.
Pentagon: US ground troops may join Iraqis in combat against
The Guardian - The Pentagon leadership suggested to a Senate
panel on Tuesday that US ground troops may directly join Iraqi
forces in combat against the Islamic State (Isis), despite US
president Barack Obama’s repeated public assurances against US
ground combat in the latest Middle Eastern war.
Angry McCain Admits Meeting With ISIS, Scolds Rand Paul For Not
Steve Watson -“Has Rand Paul ever been to Syria? Has he ever met
with ISIS?” In a weak effort to smear Rand Paul, war hawk
Senator John McCain attempted to argue that the Kentucky Senator
doesn’t have the authority to disagree with US policies
regarding ISIS because he hasn’t met up with members of the
terror group, unlike McCain himself.
HuffPo: Raise Taxes and Bring Back Draft to Fight ISIS
Kurt Nimmo - H.A. Goodman, a regular at The Huffington Post,
Salon and a former State Department employee, believes the only
way to fight the Islamic State is to confiscate more hard-earned
dollars from the American people and bring back conscription.
Illegals rushing border fearing U.S. crackdown
Washington Examiner - The summer lull in illegal border
crossings from Mexico is about to give way to a rush of even
more immigrants in a frenzy of fear that Washington is about to
shut the door, according to several Hispanic leaders.
Texas Man Gets Prison After Smuggling Grenades for Mexican
Breitbart - Texas border man who smuggled grenade launchers for
drug cartels has been sentenced to more than 6 years in prison.
On Monday evening in McAllen, U.S. District Judge Micaela
Alvarez sentenced 27-year-old Erik Perez Bazan to 75 months in
prison and a three year term of supervised release.
Obama renews call for gun control on anniversary of Navy Yard
The Hill - President Obama called on Americans to renew the push
for gun-control legislation in a statement Tuesday marking the
one-year anniversary of the shooting at the Washington Navy
Girl Suspended for ‘Drug Possession’ After Teachers See Pot
Reference in Personal Diary
Mikael Thalen - “It was a personal notebook. It wasn’t a school
notebook she had to turn in,” Grayhorse told the Springfield
News-Leader. “She didn’t write anything about being in al-Qaida,
she didn’t write about giving (marijuana) to anybody else, so
why did she receive such a harsh punishment?”
FBI Investigates: Teen In A Coma After Cop Deploys Taser During
Routine Traffic Stop
Adan Salazar - Medical team had to resuscitate teen after he
stopped breathing for five minutes. A 17-year-old boy went into
a coma and is in critical condition after a Missouri police
officer Tasered him into compliance during a routine traffic
Janet Yellen Trolls America’s Poor: Tells Them It Is Important
To Get Rich
Zero Hedge - The Fed Chairman has some words of encouragement
for the tens of millions of Americans who live at or below the
poverty level, including that threatened with extinction class,
affectionately known as "the middle." Her message? Build assets,
or said otherwise... get rich.
United Airlines Offers Up To $100,000 If Workers Leave
govtslaves.info - United Airlines and union officials said
Monday that eligible flight attendants will be paid up to
$100,000 to leave the company through a voluntary buyout, in a
deal that aims to end furloughs at the over-staffed airline.
The Number Of Volcanic Eruptions Is Increasing And That Could
Lead To An Extremely Cold Winter
Economic Collapse - The number of volcanoes that are erupting
continues to rise, and scientists cannot seem to explain why
this is happening. In 2013, we witnessed the most volcanic
eruptions worldwide that we have ever seen in a single year, and
this increased activity has carried over into 2014.
Odile Poised to Bring Catastrophic Flooding to Southwest US
accuweather.com - Odile will unload tremendous rainfall over a
large part of the Southwest United States that will run off the
mountains and into the desert valleys and plains through the end
of the week. According to Western Weather Expert Ken Clark,
"There is the potential for devastating, catastrophic and
historic flooding in this scenario."
Watch out, California’s self-driving car permits take effect
Ars Technica - On Tuesday, permits for self-driving cars issued
by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) took effect
for the first time. Applications for the permits began in May
2014. Only the Volkswagen Group (which includes Volkswagen and
Audi cars among others), Mercedes Benz, and Google have been
issued permits for their 29 total vehicles.
MIT/DARPA: “Cheetah” Robot Runs and Jumps, Untethered, Across
Blacklisted News - Speed and agility are hallmarks of the
cheetah: The big predator is the fastest land animal on Earth,
able to accelerate to 60 mph in just a few seconds. As it ramps
up to top speed, a cheetah pumps its legs in tandem, bounding
until it reaches a full gallop.
Lack of Net Neutrality Threatens Unbiased Journalism – Deadline
for Net Neutrality is Fast Approaching
Natural Society - A mere 6 corporations already control 90% of
all media – that includes television, magazines, newspapers,
Hollywood movies, and even, to some degree, the Internet. Now
things may get worse with our most free information resource.
New Social Network For “Elites” Has $9,000 Membership Fee
govtslaves.info - Are you a 1-percenter who needs a safe social
media outlet to talk about your first-world problems, without
the risk of alienating your commoner friends? Now you have an
alternative to the impoverished unwashed masses of Facebook.
Enter Netropolitan.club, an exclusive digital country club —
essentially, Facebook for rich people.
Feds Say Cannabis Is Not Medicine While Holding The Patent on Cannabis
Ben Swann - For those who believe in marijuana and cannabis freedom, the
future has never been brighter. Right now there is an awakening to the
benefits of cannabis for medicinal purposes, specifically something
called CBD oil. But is the new CBD craze being manipulated by media and
politicians? If it weren’t we wouldn’t need to do a show about it.
Key antioxidant and trace mineral compounds that improve blood sugar
(NaturalNews) When we eat sugar or carbohydrates our digestive system
converts these larger molecules into glucose, which is then absorbed
into the bloodstream and taken to cells throughout the body. Blood sugar
fuels cells, keeping them healthy, making it critical to maintain stable
blood sugar levels. Key antioxidant and trace mineral compounds have
been shown to improve blood sugar stability.
How fruit can naturally reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease
(NaturalNews) An apple a day can help keep cardiovascular disease (CVD)
away. In fact, a seven year study out of China indicates that you can
cut your risk of CVD by up to 40% by eating a piece of fruit every
single day, and the more you eat the more you can reduce your disk of
Study links processed table salt to autoimmune disease
(NaturalNews) Processed foods and the loads of nutrient-stripped salt
that they typically contain could be a leading cause of autoimmune
disease, according to new research. Scientists from Yale University and
the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany found that excess
consumption of refined and processed salt increases one's risk of
developing conditions like asthma, eczema, alopecia and multiple
Nestlé Removes GMO Ingredients from Baby Foods in South Africa, Not USA
Natural Society - Why has Nestlé removed GMOs (genetically modified
organisms) from baby foods and formulas in South Africa and not in the
Indigenous Chinese Herb Regrows Hair By Halting Cell Suicide
Natural Society - An herb indigenous to China, dong quai, in addition to
treating fatigue and high blood pressure, has now been shown to
naturally regrow hair.
- September 16, 2014 - Today in History:
1782 - The Great Seal of the United States was impressed on document to
negotiate a prisoner of war agreement with the British. It was the first
official use of the impression.
1810 - The Mexicans began a revolt against Spanish rule. Miguel Hidalgo
y Costilla, a Catholic priest of Spanish descent, declared Mexico's
independence from Spain in the small town of Dolores.
1893 - The "Cherokee Strip" in Oklahoma was swarmed by hundreds of
thousands of settlers.
1908 - General Motors was founded by William Crapo "Billy" Durant. The
company was formed by merging the Buick and Olds car companies.
1940 - U.S. President Roosevelt signed into law the Selective Training
and Service Act, which set up the first peacetime military draft in U.S.
1940 - Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas was elected Speaker of the U.S. House
of Representatives. He served for 17 years.
1974 - U.S. President Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for
draft-evaders and deserters during the Vietnam War.
1976 - The Episcopal Church formally approved women to be ordained as
priests and bishops.
1982 - In west Beirut, the massacre of hundreds of Palestinian men,
women and children began in refugee camps of the Lebanese Christian
1990 - An eight-minute videotape of an address by U.S. President George
H.W. Bush was shown on Iraqi television. The message warned that action
of Saddam Hussein could plunge them into a war "against the world."
1994 - Exxon Corporation was ordered by federal jury to pay $5 billion
in punitive damages to the people harmed by the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill.
1994 - Two astronauts from the space shuttle Discovery went on the first
untethered spacewalk in 10 years.
2002 - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced that Iraq had
unconditionally accepted the return of U.N. weapons inspectors.
2004 - Hurricane Ivan plowed into the Gulf Coast with 130 mph wind and a
major storm surge; Ivan was blamed for at least 115 deaths, 43 in the
2007 - A deadly shooting in Baghdad involving the U.S. security firm
Blackwater USA left 17 Iraqi civilians dead.
2008 - The federal government announced an emergency $85 billion loan to
rescue AIG, the world's largest insurance company.
US launches first ‘offensive’ airstrike on ISIS near Baghdad
RT - The United States launched at least one airstrike against Islamic
State militants near Baghdad on Monday, marking the expansion of the US
military campaign against the extremist group. The airstrike was
reportedly requested by Iraqi forces under attack.
US envoy to Ukraine caught posting fake images on Twitter
RT - US ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt has been caught posting
unverified images on his Twitter feed Monday, as he was showing off the
ongoing US-Kiev military exercises in Ukraine.
Israel nixes drone deal with Ukraine to not anger Russia – report
RT - Israel’s Foreign Ministry blocked the proposed sale of military
hardware to Ukraine to avoid a strain in relations with Russia – even
after the country’s Defense Ministry approved the transaction – Israeli
media reported. The deal with Kiev included UAVs.
'Secure West Point training': Ukrainian battalion leader lists US tour
RT - The leader of the Donbass volunteer battalion, who actively fought
in eastern Ukraine, has arrived in Washington with ambitious plans to
talk with American politicians, ask for material support and even secure
training at West Point for his commanders.
YouTube: America "Attacking" The Terrrorists It Fostered - James Corbett
on Press TV
James Corbett appears on Press TV to discuss the new American-led
coalition to attack ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq. He discusses the
hypocrisy of a country that has actively helped to foster, train, equip
and aid these terrorists presuming to then lead a military expedition
US to send 3,000 troops to Ebola danger zone as Obama administration
shuffles military's mission in Africa
Daily Mail - The Obama administration said late Monday night that the
U.S. military will set up a command post in Monrovia, Liberia, the Ebola
200,000 from Ebola countries have visas to enter U.S.
Washington Examiner - “Based on State Department nonimmigrant visa
issuance statistics, I estimate that there are about 5,000 people in
Guinea, 5,000 people in Sierra Leone, and 3,500 people in Liberia who
possess visas to come to the United States today,” said Jessica M.
Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration
Liberia fires 10 government officials who fled the country fearing Ebola
(NaturalNews) Six assistant ministers, two deputy ministers and two
commissioners have left Liberia "without an excuse." The Ebola pandemic,
which has taken the lives of more than 1,100 in Liberia alone, has
government workers running for their lives.
The Ebola Epidemic Silver-Lining: IMF Bailouts For Everyone
Zero Hedge - All three major Ebola-suffering countries were already in
bailout programs ($200mm loan in 2012 for Guinea, $100mm loan for Sierra
Leone, and $80mm credit facility for Liberia) but with the "world
community taking forever to respond," The IMF is happy to step in and
secure some assets / lend over $100mm more to each nation to fill
Computer Models Tell Us That This Ebola Pandemic Could Soon Kill
Economic Collapse - We could potentially be on the verge of the greatest
health crisis that any of us have ever seen. The number of Ebola cases
in Africa has approximately doubled over the past three weeks, and
scientific computer models tell us that this Ebola pandemic could
ultimately end up killing millions of us - especially if it starts
spreading on other continents.
No need for Arab states to strike ISIL: Iraqi president
Press TV - The remarks by President Massoum come as certain Arab states
have been among the main supporters of the Takfiri militants over the
Iran refuses to help 'self-serving' US fight ISIS
RT - Iran has refused an offer from the United States to join a global
alliance preparing to combat Islamic State militants, according to
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
US-led military drill begins in western Ukraine
Press TV - According to the US army, the troops come from 12 NATO
members, including Germany, the UK, Poland, Norway and Canada, as well
as non-members Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova. The eleven-day drills
will take place near the western city of Yavoriv and will not involve
the live firing of weapons.
Sanctions against Russia could spur $150 oil – Former BP chief
RT - Western sanctions against Russia, coupled with ongoing political
instability in Libya and the advance of ISIS militants in Iraq, could
leave the global oil supply exposed and push up oil prices to $150 per
barrel, former BP chief Tony Hayward has warned.
UK rules out trying to save Briton held by ISIS
RT - Britain has said it will not try and rescue one of its citizens who
has been threatened with execution by Islamic State. The country’s
Foreign Minister said nothing would be done because "we don't know where
he is, it's as simple as that."
Ron Paul: Will The Swiss Vote To Get Their Gold Back?
Liberty Crier - On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the
polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to
prohibit the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from further gold sales, to
repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland, and to mandate that gold
make up at least 20 percent of the SNB’s assets.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Obama Fourth President in a Row to Go on Prime-Time TV to
Announce Bombing of Iraq
AllGov - Obama is the fourth president in a row to go on
television and tell his fellow Americans that the skies over
Iraq will soon be filled with U.S. warplanes laden with enough
ordnance to turn some village into kindling.
U.S. Pushes Back Against Warnings That ISIS Plans to Enter From
NY Times - As the Obama administration and the American public
have focused their attention on ISIS in recent weeks,
conservative groups and leading Republicans have issued stark
warnings like those that ISIS and other extremists from Syria
are planning to enter the country illegally from Mexico.
Obama Admits ISIS Beheading Videos Help White House Agenda
Paul Joseph Watson - A New York Times report concerning Barack
Obama’s military policy towards Islamic State paraphrases the
President as acknowledging the fact that the recent spate of
ISIS beheading videos has helped the White House galvanize
public opinion behind Washington’s policy in the middle east.
Breaking: Benghazi Documents Scrubbed in State Department
The Daily Sheeple - A former State Department official has come
forward with a shocking – and damning – allegation about the
Benghazi scandal. Sharyl Attkisson at The Daily Signal broke the
Flashback: Ebola Goes Airborne, Causes Outbreak in Medical Lab
Kit Daniels - A mutated Ebola virus likely spread through the
ventilation system of a Virginia medical lab in 1989 and
infected dozens of monkeys in separate research rooms,
highlighting the current potential of an airborne Ebola strain
killing millions of people.
Obamacare Leaves Family “Shocked and Horrified” by Medical
The Daily Sheeple - For the last nine years, Curran’s family has
been covered under a private health insurance plan provided by
her husband’s employer. That plan was affordable, and the family
was never denied coverage for a claim. Obamacare changed
Ron Paul's 'Audit the Fed' returns to Congress
(Washington Times) Ron Paul may not be in Congress anymore, but
his “Audit the Fed” bill lives on after him. House Republican
leaders scheduled a vote on the legislation for sometime in the
next week, as one of a series of pre-election bills designed to
highlight lawmakers’ stances just before they go home to face
receives 125 death claims for ignition defect
CNBC News - General Motors announced Monday that it has received
445 claims related to its faulty ignition switches, 125 of which
include a death.
German Scientists Ridicule New York Climate Conference As Major
World Leaders Decline To Show Up
notrickszone.com - As opposed to the UN General Secretary, many
world leaders have obviously realized that the science is
overheated. An increasing number of scientists are distancing
themselves explicitly from the catastrophe mindset. After 16
years of no global warming, the basis for trust between
policymaking and the IPCC scientists is sustainably disturbed.
People's Climate March' Tied to International Corporations
Global Un-Warming? Antarctic Sea-Ice Reaches Record High Levels
Zero Hedge - In what appears to be an awkward moment of
uncomfortable fact, ABC reports satellite imagery reveals an
area of about 20 million square kilometres covered by sea ice
around the Antarctic continent - the highest level of coverage
since records began.
Reno, Sparks fire chiefs call for smart meter probe
RGJ - The Reno and Sparks fire chiefs are asking the Public
Utilities Commission to investigate the safety of smart meters
installed by NV Energy on homes throughout the state in the wake
of a troubling spate of blazes they believe are associated with
the meters, including one recent fire that killed a 61-year-old
Heal your thyroid with natural compounds
(NaturalNews) One of the fastest rising health conditions in the US is
hypothyroidism. The most common symptoms experienced are lethargy,
depression and weight gain. Some of the newest reports are estimating
that 15-30% of the population may have thyroid problems. Heal your
thyroid with natural compounds that support the hypothalamus, pituitary,
adrenals and thyroid.
B vitamins, your mental health & your wellbeing
(NaturalNews) B vitamins are essential to many functions of the body.
They aid in breaking down simple carbohydrates into glucose, the fuel
for the brain and the body.
Office plants can increase productivity by 15% and improve overall
(NaturalNews) The University of Exeter in England coordinated a study
that concluded late summer 2014 on increasing office productivity by
placing indoor plants in actual working offices.
Mammography False Alarms Linked with Later Tumor Risk
Dr. Mercola - One of the reasons why you must carefully consider the
decision to have a mammogram is due to their high rate of false
positives. A false positive occurs when a mammogram suggests a woman has
cancer when none actually exists. In the US, the risk of having a
false-positive test over 10 mammograms is a concerning 58 percent to 77
Scientists Find Oxygen-Rich Conditions Halt Spread of Breast Cancer
Natural Society - One new study indicates low-oxygen levels could be to
blame for the spread of cancer, giving scientists clues to more
Statin Drugs Linked to Thyroid Cancer in Women
Green Med Info - A concerning new study published in the journal
Clinical Epidemiology has found that "statin use is associated with
thyroid cancer in female patients."
New Study: People with Sleep Apnea 3x more Likely to Get Cancer
Natural Society - The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has just
published a study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine concluding
that people with sleep disorders suffer from cancer three times more
frequently, stroke 4 times more often, and a list of other diseases from
pneumonia to depression than those who have a healthy sleep schedule.
Indigo Rose Tomatoes Contain An Antioxidant That Fights Diabetes, Cancer
and Neurodegenerative Diseases
preventdisease.com - Not only do dark tomatoes turn heads, but they are
also healthier than normal red varieties, according to plant scientists.
Indigo Rose Tomatoes were cultivated by breeding red and purple tomato
plants, and are being heralded as a new superfood with potent
- September 15, 2014 - Today in History:
1775 - An early and unofficial American flag was raised by
Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Mott after the seizing of Fort Johnson from the
British. The flag was dark blue with the white word "Liberty" spelled on
1776 - British forces occupied New York City during the American
1789 - The U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs was renamed the Department
1858 - The first mail service begins to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.
under government contract. Coaches from the Butterfield Overland Mail
Company took 12 days to make the journey between Tipton, MO and San
1923 - Oklahoma was placed under martial law by Gov. John Calloway
Walton due to terrorist activity by the Ku Klux Klan. After this
declaration national newspapers began to expose the Klan and its
1928 - Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin in the
mold Penicillium notatum.
1935 - The Nuremberg Laws were enacted by Nazi Germany. The act stripped
all German Jews of their civil rights and the swastika was made the
official symbol of Nazi Germany.
1959 - Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev arrived in the U.S. to begin a
1961 - The U.S. resumed underground testing of nuclear weapons.
1990 - France announced that it would send an additional 4,000 soldiers
to the Persian Gulf. They also expelled Iraqi military attaches in
1994 - U.S. President Clinton told Haiti's military leaders "Your time
is up. Leave now or we will force you from power."
2001 - President George W. Bush identified Osama bin Laden as the prime
suspect in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and told Americans to prepare
for a long, difficult war against terrorism.
2008 - Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection –
the largest in U.S. history.
Obama threatens to oust Assad if US planes downed in Syrian airspace
Press TV - US President Barack Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria’s
air defense system and topple the Syrian government if President Bashar
al-Assad ordered his forces to shoot American planes entering Syrian
Over 2,700 Iraq air missions preceded Obama’s anti-ISIS campaign
RT - The US Air Force and Navy had carried out over 2,700 missions
against the Islamic State in Iraq, including more actual airstrikes than
previously stated by the US administration, even before Obama’s expanded
military campaign against the group had begun.
UK's Cameron resists calls for air strikes despite hostage killing
(Reuters) - Britain resisted pressure on Sunday to join the United
States in announcing air strikes against Islamic State after the
militant group beheaded David Haines, a British hostage, and threatened
to kill another Briton.
EU members purchased oil from ISIL: Official
Press TV - A senior European Union official has revealed that some EU
member states have purchased oil from ISIL Takfiri militants despite
their rhetoric against the group.
France begins reconnaissance flights over Iraq
Press TV - France has joined Britain in carrying out reconnaissance
flights over Iraq in support of the US campaign against the Takfiri ISIL
Nearly 1,000 Frenchmen join jihad, dozens of women and kids 'stopped en
RT - About 930 France’s residents and citizens, including 60 women, are
either already fighting in Iraq and Syria or are planning to go there,
the country’s interior minister said. Dozens of women and children were
stopped on their way there.
US-led military drill begins in western Ukraine
Press TV - The military drill, dubbed “Rapid Trident 14,” started early
Monday near Ukraine’s border with Poland and involves 1,300 troops from
over a dozen countries. According to the US army, the troops come from
12 NATO members, including Germany, the UK, Poland, Norway and Canada,
as well as non-members Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova.
Russia’s 2nd Ukraine aid convoy of 200 trucks arrives in Lugansk
RT - All 200 trucks in Russia’s 2nd convoy carrying humanitarian aid for
devastated areas of eastern Ukraine have arrived in the city of Lugansk
after weeks of delays that occurred despite an agreement on relief
corridors in the Minsk ceasefire deal.
Israeli military to discipline intel veterans over public refusal to spy
RT - The Israeli military has threatened disciplinary action against 43
veteran servicemen who signed an open letter refusing to spy on the
Palestinians for the IDF’s elite military intelligence Unit 8200.
Three US Citizens Detained in North Korea
RIA Novosti - The Supreme Court of North Korea sentenced another US
citizen, Matthew Todd Miller, for committing espionage, thus increasing
the number of Americans held against their will in the country to three.
Over 2 trillion becquerels of radioactive waste flowed from Fukushima
plant into Pacific in just 10 months
(NaturalNews) At least 2 trillion becquerels' worth of radioactive
material flowed from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant
into the Pacific Ocean between August 2013 and May 2014, plant operator
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has admitted.
NATO members start supplying weapons to Kiev – Ukrainian Defense
RT - NATO member states have started supplying weapons to Ukraine, the
country’s Defense Minister said on TV. His comments came a few days
after a similar statement by a Ukrainian presidential aide sparked a
diplomatic scandal and a rash of denials.
Islamic State claims execution of UK hostage David Haines, releases
RT - Islamic State jihadists have released a video which they claim
shows the beheading of a 44-year-old British aid worker, David Haines,
who has been held hostage since his abduction last year.
"Moderate" Syrian Rebels Sign Non-Aggression Pact With ISIS; Iraq Defies
Zero Hedge - First it was the 'broad coalition' that appeared a little
narrower than President Obama explained to the world last week. Today, 2
more crucial aspects of the 'strategy' appear to be faltering. Despite
the promise of $500 million to train "moderate" Syrian terrorist/rebels
to fight ISIS, GlobalPost reports Syrian rebels and jihadists from the
Islamic State have agreed a non-aggression pact for the first time.
ISIS daily profits from oil, theft, human trafficking exceed $3mn says
RT - Islamic State radicals gain more than $3 million per day just from
oil sales, while also earning huge sums from human trafficking and
extortion, report US intelligence officials and experts. They are
wealthier than any other terror group in history.
Investors pull $27bn out of UK in one month amid fears of Scotland’s
exit says report
RT - Almost $27 billion of financial assets were pulled out of Britain
in August in the run up to Scotland’s vote on independence, according to
a new report by a London-based consultancy comparing the capital outflow
to the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.
Diabolical Deceptions, Dengue Fever and Dirty Nuclear Politics
Activist Post - The Japanese government may have been involved in
hanky-panky by using dengue fever in order to scare the public away from
gathering in Tokyo's major parks and prevent any huge anti-nuclear p
Toxic Glyphosate Herbicides Fly Under the EU’s Regulatory Radar
Sustainable Pulse - The widely used herbicide glyphosate has been judged
‘safe’, write Pete Farrer & Marianne Falck. But by the time it’s used,
it’s in a ‘formulation’ with toxic surfactants, which escape EU
regulation despite their known dangers. Germany alone has forbidden the
use of the most dangerous surfactant – but is keeping its evidence
‘Want to make yourself sick with McDonald’s? Pay more!’ Ecuador to
introduce fast food tax
RT - Ecuador’s leftist president Rafael Correa is taking on US-owned
fast food chains in a bid to combat the escalating obesity problem in
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Senators: Curbing NSA could help ISIS
The Hill - Critics of a proposal to reform the National Security
Agency (NSA) say the rising threat of terrorism in the Middle
East should give lawmakers pause as they consider harnessing the
government’s spy powers.
21-agency mock nuclear explosion drill being conducted next week
kotatv.com - Emergency planners are preparing for the worst next
Tuesday and Wednesday. Regional West Medical Center is
participating in a 21 – agency emergency disaster next week. The
scenario? A nuclear explosion near Interstate 80.
U.S. government to buy 160,000 Ebola hazmat suits to prepare for
full-blown global pandemic
(NaturalNews) The U.S. State Department has just put out a bid
for 160,000 Ebola hazmat suits, announced a U.S. manufacturer
called "Lakeland Industries." The company's press release,
published at Yahoo Finance, reads...
'His hands were up!' New footage shows Ferguson witnesses
reacting to teen's death (VIDEO)
RT - New footage of the moments just after Ferguson, Missouri
teenager Michael Brown was killed by a local police officer
indicates that a witness on the scene said the unarmed
18-year-old’s hands were raised while he was fatally shot.
VIDEO: Sandy Hook Mystery – Is Nancy Lanza Alive?
The Daily Sheeple - These videos have been censored and removed
from sites like Daily Motion. Why is that?
Government threatened Foley family before son’s execution
Ben Swann - According to ABC News, Diane Foley, the mother of
James, said they were threatened with lawsuits multiple times if
they had gone through with paying the ransom. “We were told that
several times and we took it as a threat and it was appalling.”
US govt warned Sotloff's parents of prosecution if they paid
ransom - family spox
RT - The parents of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff, who was
killed by Islamic State extremists, were warned by the White
House that they could face criminal prosecution if they paid a
ransom to free their son, the family spokesperson told Yahoo
US failure to see Saudi role in 9/11 contributed to rise of ISIS
RT - Failure by the US to investigate Saudi Arabia’s connection
to the 9/11 attacks is among the factors that led to the rise of
ISIS, Bob Graham, a former senator and co-chairman of the
official inquiry into 9/11, told The Independent in an
Debunking the "The Saudis did 9-11" nonsense!
MIke Rivero - And finally, here is some common sense that
totally undermines the attempt to frame Saudi Arabia for 9-11.
If Saudi Arabia really wanted to hurt the United States, they
don't need to fly airplanes into skyscrapers to do it. All they
have to do is ask for their money back, all at once. The
resulting damage to the US financial system would make 9-11 look
like a minor inconvenience in comparison.
Cop Slams Handcuffed Man Into Wall, Breaks Collar Bone
Liberty Crier - A Charlotte -Mecklenburg police officer has been
charged with assault after slamming a suspect into a wall,
according to CMPD. Police charged Jason Van Aken with assault
inflicting serious injury and simple assault after he pushed
suspect into a wall that was in handcuffs.
5 Reasons to Expect Police Brutality to Get Worse Before it Gets
The Daily Sheeple - Is police brutality and misconduct actually
getting worse, or are portable video recorders allowing us to
just now see what’s been happening all along? More importantly,
is this situation going to improve any time soon?
The U.S. National Debt Has Grown By More Than A Trillion Dollars
In The Last 12 Months
Economic Collapse - The idea that the Obama administration has
the budget deficit under control is a complete and total lie.
Kohl's And The Rest Of The Retailers Are In Deep Trouble
Zero Hedge - When you see the headlines touting strong retail
sales, you need to consider what you are actually seeing in the
real world. RadioShack will be filing for bankruptcy within
months. Wet Seal will follow. Sears is about two years from a
bankruptcy filing. JC Penney’s turnaround is a sham....
Inflation Watch: How Much $1 Used To Get You!
Zero Hedge - Despite promises that inflation is "contained," the
dollar ain't quite what it used to be...
Living near fracking sites deteriorates health - study
RT - Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites
exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer skin and respiratory
problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas
wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus
Desperate Californians steal water from fire hydrants as rich
community pays half a million dollars for overwatering lawns
(NaturalNews) The ongoing water crisis in California has sparked
an apparent crime wave in some parts of the state, with
desperate residents illegally taking water from fire hydrants in
the middle of the night to keep their lawns green and their
Does this Video Contain The Best Evidence For Chemtrails?
The Daily Sheeple - This video may be proof positive that our
government is engaging in a widespread campaign to manipulate
our weather with toxic chemicals and heavy metals.
List of excuses for ‘the pause’ in global warming is now up to
Watts Up With That? - An updated list of at least 52 excuses for
the 18-26 year statistically significant ‘pause’ in global
warming, including recent scientific papers, media quotes, blogs,
and related debunkings...
Fracking or drinking water? That may become the choice
CNBC News - Forty percent of countries with shale-rich
deposits—the types where hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" is
used to extract natural gas and oil—face water scarcity in and
around the shale deposits, according to the WRI report.
Accidental Bird Study Sounds Alarm About Common Unseen Radiation
Dr. Becker - It's radiation that surrounds us 24/7, coming from
the things we consider essential for modern living. And the most
stunning part is what can happen when levels are just 1/1,000th
of the limit the World Health Organization defines as harmless.
DARPA's Jet Pack Gives Supersoldiers a 4-Minute Mile
Activist Post - But no future soldier could be complete without
a jetpack. The Arizona State University-DARPA project is called
4MM, for 4-minute mile. Similar to the goals of the Department
of Defense's self-stated "Lucy" technology to create expert
snipers from ordinary soldiers, the Jet Pack seen in the video
below would create the highest level speed and endurance even
where none existed before.
Action Alert! Keep the Internet FREE from FCC Regulation
Activist Post - There are many threats to our free and open
Internet access, and we have made great strides in preventing
some of them, but we need to be louder than ever now. For those
who might not be familiar with what is at stake please read the
following link, which contains a key video as well...
NSA, GCHQ have secret access to German telecom networks – report
RT - US and UK intelligence services have secret access points
for German telecom companies’ internal networks, Der Spiegel
reports, citing slides created in the NSA’s ‘Treasure Map’
program used to get near-real-time visualization of the global
Your Car Isn’t
ericpetersautos.com - You paid for it – possibly making payments
on it for years. It’s your car now . . . right? Maybe. But the
data it contains effectively belongs to someone else. Don’t
believe me? Then take a look at your owner’s manual – if you own
(well, think you own) a new car.
Stanford engineers aim to connect the world with ant-sized
stanford.edu - A Stanford engineering team, in collaboration
with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley,
has built a radio the size of an ant, a device so energy
efficient that it gathers all the power it needs from the same
electromagnetic waves that carry signals to its receiving
antenna – no batteries required.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
Build a Basement Root Cellar
Mother Earth News - Storing crops in a passively cooled basement
root cellar is one of the most efficient ways to preserve food.
Researchers openly admit dengue vaccine would cause 7-fold spike in
(NaturalNews) A vaccine for dengue fever would actually increase rates
of dengue infection over the first few years, according to a study
conducted by researchers from Oregon State University and Clemson
University, and published in the journal Epidemiology & Infection.
Quinoa's many health benefits
(NaturalNews) One of quinoa's biggest draws, particularly for
vegetarians and vegans, is its considerable protein content. According
to Self's "NutritionData," one cup of cooked quinoa contains 16 percent
of our recommended daily allowance (RDA) of protein. (2) Moreover, this
protein contains all eight essential amino acids, making quinoa a rare
example of a plant-based complete protein source (most plant foods are
deficient in some amino acids, such as lysine).
Your lymphatic system - why and how to get it moving
(NaturalNews) When the lymphatic system is not working properly, our
bodies cannot remove toxins; fight viral, fungal, and bacterial disease;
or regulate the amount of fluid in our tissues.
Pathogens on Planes: How to Stay Healthy in Flight
Dr. Mercola - Germs can linger for many days on airplane seats, tray
tables, and door handles, but using these tips can help you avoid
Elderberry Extract: Nature’s “Tamiflu”
Natural Blaze - The most important weapon against influenza that you can
add to your herbal arsenal is elderberry extract. Whether you are
concerned with the seasonal flu or the potential of a deadly strain of
influenza becoming pandemic, elderberry extract is a vital addition to
your vault of flu remedies.
7 Essential Foods for Your Gut
Organic Gardening - Your gut is like a forest, full of diverse life
that—if kept in check—helps your whole natural system flourish. The
problem is, food isn’t as simple as it used to be, and modern cuisine,
even modern medicine like antibiotics, can do a real number on the
biodiversity in your digestive tract—your beneficial bacteria.
Sapota Shown To Stop Cancer And 3-Fold Increase In Life Span
preventdisease.com - Sapodilla or sapota (chikoo) is a popular delicious
tropical fruit in line with mango and kiwi. It has now joined the list
of fruits that have proven anticancer properties.
New anti-obesity pill to help curb appetite of 78mn Americans
RT - US regulators have approved a weight-loss drug called Contrave, the
third type of such prescription medication introduced in over 10 years,
despite carrying some possible heavy side-effects of its own. [...]
because the pill contains an antidepressant, the FDA said Contrave would
carry a warning about the “risk of suicidal thoughts” when taking the
Microplastics in Beer?
Natural Blaze - The researchers tested 24 brands of German beer for
microplastics, and found that every last bottle was contaminated with
the stuff. (Another gross-out factor: One brand even contained a nearly
whole insect, and three had glass shards floating around.)
10 most most popular brands and Widely used filtering material adds
arsenic to beers
- September 12, 2014 - Today in History:
1814 - During the War of 1812, the Battle of North Point was fought in
1878 - Patent litigation involving the Bell Telephone Company against
Western Union Telegraph Company and Elisha Gray began. The issues were
over various telephone patents.
1914 - The first battle of Marne ended when the allied forces stopped
the German offensive in France.
1918 - During World War I, At the Battle of St. Mihiel, U.S. Army
personnel operate tanks for the first time. The tanks were French-built.
1938 - In a speech, Adolf Hitler demanded self-determination for the
Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia.
1943 - During World War II, Benito Mussolini was taken by German
paratroopers from the Italian government that was holding him.
1944 - U.S. Army troops entered Germany, near Trier, for the first time
during World War II.
1974 - Violence occurred on the opening day of classes in Boston, MA,
due opposition to court-ordered school "busing."
1991 - The space shuttle Discovery took off on a mission to deploy an
observatory that was to study the Earth's ozone layer.
2002 - President George W. Bush told the UN to confront the "grave and
gathering danger" of Saddam Hussein's Iraq or stand aside as the U.S.
2003 - Country musician Johnny Cash died at age 71.
2005 - Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael Brown
resigned, 3 days after losing his command of the Hurricane Katrina
2006 - In a speech in his native Germany, Pope Benedict XVI quoted from
an obscure medieval text that characterized some teachings of Islam's
founder as "evil and inhuman," unleashing a torrent of rage across the
2008 - A commuter train engineer ran a red light while text messaging on
his cell phone and struck a freight train head-on in Los Angeles,
killing himself and 24 other people.
EU publishes Russia sanctions list: Energy, finance, defense targeted
RT - Arms producer Kalashnikov and oil giant Rosneft are among Russian
companies hit by a new round of EU sanctions, which have come into
effect Friday morning upon being published in the EU Official Journal.
CIA estimates 20k-30k fighters in Syria, Iraq after Obama pledges to
RT - The Central Intelligence Agency believes the Islamic State militant
group “can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters” throughout both
Iraq and Syria, CNN reports.
Russia Warns Obama's "Two-Faced" Strategy In Syria Will Lead To "Huge
Escalation In Middle East & Africa"
Zero Hedge - If the West bombs Islamic State militants in Syria without
consulting Damascus, LiveLeak reports that the anti-ISIS alliance may
use the occasion to launch airstrikes against President Bashar Assad’s
forces, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Europe's biggest rally ever? Up to 2 million Catalans march for
RT - Hundreds of thousands of Catalans have flooded the streets of
Barcelona in the region’s national day to demand the right to vote on
independence from Spain. The demonstrators have formed a big V in red
and yellow, symbolizing “vote.”
Bankrupt Spain to spend 1 billion Euros on riot gear
Kiev, Ukraine militias exchange prisoners
RT - The prisoners’ exchange is underway between self-defense forces of
the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Ukrainian Army. A move was
stipulated as one of the key issues of the Minsk ceasefire agreement
reached between the two sides last week.
Liberia runs out of hospital beds as Ebola cases increase exponentially,
overwhelming healthcare system
(NaturalNews) As West Africa's Ebola epidemic continues to worsen, local
healthcare systems are being completely overwhelmed. In Liberia, the
World Health Organization (WHO) reports, there is not a single bed
available for any more patients.
Taxis are a dangerous source of Ebola virus infections in Liberia, WHO
(NaturalNews) Hailing a cab could increase your risk of Ebola,
especially if you live in West Africa. This is the latest warning from
the World Health Organization (WHO), which says that both
motorbike-taxis and regular taxis are "a hot source of potential virus
transmission," and that people need to be wary of what they touch when
Finance, energy & defense sectors: EU and US set to impose new Russia
RT - President Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said that new EU
sanctions make no sense, as they are being introduced when Russia is
making vigorous efforts to stop the bloodshed in southeastern Ukraine.
“The EU doesn’t see, or prefers not to see, the real state of events in
[Ukraine’s] Donbass and doesn’t want to know about the efforts aimed at
settling the conflict,” Peskov said.
UK, Germany reject joint strikes against ISIL in Syria
Press TV - Some US allies, including the United Kingdom and Germany,
have refused to join Washington’s planned military campaign against ISIL
terrorists in war-ravaged Syria.
Turkey won’t allow US to use its bases against ISIL: Official
Press TV - Turkish government says it will not allow a US-led military
coalition to use its air bases in order to launch attacks on ISIL
terrorists’ hideouts in neighboring Iraq and Syria.
Syria, Russia oppose unilateral US strikes against ISIL
Press TV - Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Alexander Lukashevich,
said on Thursday that potential US airstrikes against the ISIL in Syria
would be considered a gross violation of international law..... The
Russian spokesman also accused the United States of double standards
over its support for the opposition in Syria.
US, Saudis to target Syria’s Assad along with ISIL: Analyst
Press TV - Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia
Thursday for talks with Arab leaders on how to fight ISIL. The trip is
part of the Obama administration’s efforts to forge “a coalition of the
willing” against ISIL. Saudi Arabia has agreed to an American request to
provide a base to train what Washington and its allies call “moderate”
elements within the Syrian insurgency.
Ebola: South African woman arrested at Lagos Airport
dailypost.ng - DailyPost has just been informed that a South African
woman identified as Folswe Elizabeth Maria has just been arrested at the
Lagos International Airport after showing signs of the dreaded Ebola
Virus Disease. Operatives at the airport arrested the woman when she
disembarked from the Air Morok flight.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
VIDEO: Militarized Police Storm NYC Streets in Post 9/11
Prison Planet.com - Infowars Reporter Joe Biggs is in Times
Square NYC on the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11 surrounded by
militarized police armed with M-4 assault rifles. A NYC resident
says this has become the new norm in downtown New York.
"Million-Dollar Parking Spots" – Peak Stupidity Has Arrived In
Zero Hedge - What will $1 million buy in New York City? A
diamond-encrusted Cartier men’s watch. A small fleet of 2014
Bentley Continentals. Or maybe your very own parking spot in
SoHo... "Parking is in serious demand and has proven an
excellent investment with no sign of a decline."
NBC Reporter: Boots Already on the Ground in Iraq
Paul Joseph Watson - During his prime time speech last night,
President Barack Obama vowed that no combat troops would fight
on foreign soil in the pursuit of ISIS, an assertion
contradicted by NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel,
who says that U.S. boots are already on the ground in Iraq.
ISIS Threat to America a Farce
Kurt Nimmo - In the wake of Obama’s speech on ISIS Wednesday,
his former top counterterrorism adviser at the State Department,
Daniel Benjamin, told The New York Times the ISIS threat is
nothing less than a “farce.”
DHS Fines American – But Not Illegals – $5,000 For Crossing
Kit Daniels - The Department of Homeland Security has fined an
American and a Canadian $5,000 each for crossing the U.S./Canada
border, fines which are never assessed on thousands of illegal
aliens who are detained by Border Patrol daily.
Firefighters Ordered To Remove American Flag Stickers – Days
Adan Salazar - Days prior to the 13th anniversary of the 9/11
attacks, several firefighters from a Chicago suburb were
suspended after refusing to adhere to a controversial mandate
issued by the station’s fire chief. On Tuesday, four Maywood
firefighters revealed they had been suspended for displaying
patriotic stickers on their helmets and lockers.
TSA Demands to Conduct Full Body Pat Down on Man After His Plane
Paul Joseph Watson - TSA agents demanded to conduct a full body
pat down on a man after he had already landed and was set to
leave Denver Airport in a security mix up that was caught on
San Diego School Police Given Mine-Resistant Military Vehicle By
Steve Watson - The militarization of police in the US is now
even extending into school police departments, as San Diego
Unified School District Police are to receive a Mine-Resistant
Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle as part of the Federal
Government’s program to hand down military equipment to domestic
Missouri Senate Votes to Override Gov. Nixon's Veto of Armed
Breitbart - On September 10, the Missouri Senate voted to
override Governor Jay Nixon's (D) veto of SB 656--the
legislation to allow schools to train teachers to become "School
Protection Officers" and carry guns with which to protect
children on campus.
Missouri lawmakers override veto, approve 72-hour wait for
RT - Missouri’s Republican-dominated Legislature voted late
Wednesday to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s earlier veto of a bill
that institutes a 72-hour waiting period before a woman can have
an abortion. Missouri now has the second-strictest waiting law
in the US.
Watch: Second-Grader Reduced to Tears by Common Core Math
Breitbart - My daughter is a banner roll student who has always
had a passion to learn. Loves school and hopes to be a teacher
when she gets big. She now spends hours each night crying,
hiding and begging to not have to go back to school. Said that
she doesn't want to be a teacher anymore because she doesn't
like it anymore, school makes her cry and took the fun out of
Meet The Puppetmasters: Here Are The 25 Most Politically
Influential Billionaires In The US
Zero Hedge - It has been said, correctly, if only by those who
see beyond the false "left-right" paradigm, that those who call
the shots in US politics, and thus American socio-economics, are
not so much America's lobbying corporations, but the people
behind the corporations - i.e., those who have the money... all
How To Test For Fake Gold And Silver
Zero Hedge - In recent years, there have been extremely
concerning cases of gold counterfeit, and investors that are not
fully prepared can get duped. That’s why we worked with our
friends at Silver.com to put together this handy infographic
list of ways to test for fake gold or silver.
FEMA demands Sandy victims repay $5.8M in aid
NY Post - After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two
years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion
in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane’s victims. Now,
thousands of people might have to pay back their share.
Over 80% Of California Is Now In Extreme Drought
Zero Hedge - More than 80% of California is in extreme drought,
according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, and the state's condition
isn't expected to improve in the near future; and 100% of
California remains at least in drought for at least the 4th
month in a row... and it's spreading to the rest of the nation.
Rapid City, SD sees earliest snowfall since 1888
argusleader.com - An early September winter storm in the Black
Hills has dumped up to 8 inches of snow in the area, while Rapid
City received its earliest snowfall in more than 120 years.
Mad Science: ‘Genetically Modified Micro Humans’ to be ‘Farmed’
for Drug Testing by 2017
Christina Sarich - Developers of artificial micro-humans, or
‘mini GM humans,’ are hoping to release their technology on the
market by 2017. No this isn’t a sci-fi joke. Scientists are
developing artificial humans in the same vein as GM plants with
the hope that these creations will replace the need for using
animals in laboratory testing.
Internet Slowdown Protests Drove Over 300,000 Calls & 2 Million
Emails To Congress, Plus Another 700,000 FCC Comments
Techdirt - In discussing yesterday's internet slowdown day
protest, we noted that, at its peak, the effort was driving over
1,000 calls per minute to Congress. The final numbers are now
in, and they're amazing.
US gov’t threatened Yahoo with $250K daily fine if it didn’t use
Ars Technica - A leaked top-secret slide about PRISM shows that
Yahoo was one of the first participants, having begun
contributing to the database in March of 2008. It did so under
severe duress. Company executives believed the government's
demand for data was "unconstitutional and overbroad" and fought
it in court.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
Organic farm launches crowdfunding campaign to humanely raise
and breed heritage chickens
(NaturalNews) The poultry industry, and in particular organic
poultry, has exploded in popularity over the years, with more
Americans now consuming the lean white meat over beef.... One
thing that many consumers aren't aware of is that even organic
chicken comes from commercialized hatcheries, forcing farmers to
get chickens from a just handful of companies that control the
breeding process. Traditional breeding has become a thing of the
past, replaced by hybrid breeding.
How to Preserve Basil and Homemade Pesto
Mother Earth News - Fresh pesto is great in the summertime, but
it can be even more delicious in the middle of winter when you
are ready for something green.
Grow Cover Crops for the Best Garden Soil
Mother Earth News - Consider cover crops your most important
crops, because the requirements for abundant food crops —
building soil fertility, improving soil texture, suppressing
weeds, and inhibiting disease and crop-damaging insects — can be
best met by the abundant use of cover crops, season after
Excessive amounts of lead, cadmium found in Brazilian chocolate
(NaturalNews) The heart-health benefits of chocolate are well
documented in the scientific literature. But a new review by
scientists from the University of Campinas in Brazil casts a
shadow on commercial chocolate as a safe source for obtaining
these benefits, having found that many of the chocolate products
sold in Brazil contain worrying amounts of both lead and
Maine to allow companies to put carcinogenic formaldehyde in
products without informing public
(NaturalNews) The U.S. government's failure to update the
antiquated Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 has forced
states to spearhead their own policies regarding chemical safety
More New York schools ditch Michelle Obama's totalitarian school
(NaturalNews) Forget what Michelle Obama has to say about
nutrition -- we're going back to the old ways. This is what two
more school districts in New York recently decided after
witnessing major financial losses and starving students who
simply can't stomach the First Dictator's obtuse guidelines for
"healthy" school lunches, the latest in a growing movement of
resistance against the oppressive new food guidelines.
Flaxseed May Be A Potent Ovarian Cancer KILLER
Green Med Info - Effective and safe treatments for ovarian
cancer simply do not exist today within conventional medical
practice. However, promising research indicates that flaxseed
and at least 30 other natural substances do have potent
anti-ovarian cancer properties.
5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Chia Seeds TODAY!
Natural Blaze - Despite their ancient history as a dietary
staple, only recently did chia seeds make a comeback as a modern
day superfood. In the past few years, they have exploded in
popularity and are now consumed by health conscious people all
over the world. Before we get into the benefits that the seeds
hold, let’s look at their nutritional profile....
Top 7 Reasons To Eat More Watermelon
Natural Blaze - This sweet, refreshing, hydrating fruit is a
perfect way to cool down on a hot day and will provide your body
with an array of amazing nourishing vitamins, nutrients and
antioxidants such as: vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, lycopene,
magnesium, potassium and many others.
Why Eating Farmed Salmon May Make You Fat
preventdisease.com - A study provides more evidence that a diet
high in farmed salmon contaminated by persistent organic
pollutants - POPs - contributes to weight gain and increases the
risk of diabetes.
DIY stain remover for whites
STEPin2 - Doing your laundry the natural way will help reduce
allergies such as eczema, psoriasis and asthma. Last but not
least, your risk of cancer exposure. It will also help you save
money. This stain remover is made from all natural ingredients,
free from harsh chemicals, so it is safe for you and your loved
September 11, 2014 - Today in History: 9 - 11
1776 - A Peace Conference was held between British General Howe and
three representatives of the Continental Congress (Benjamin Franklin,
John Adams and Edward Rutledge). The conference failed and the American
war for independence continued for seven years.
1777 - American forces, under General George Washington, were forced to
retreat at the Battle of Brandywine Creek by British forces under
William Howe. The Stars and Stripes (American flag) were carried for the
first time in the battle.
1786 - The Convention of Annapolis opened with the aim of revising the
articles of the confederation.
1789 - Alexander Hamilton was appointed by U.S. President George
Washington to be the first secretary of the treasury.
1814 - The U.S. fleet defeated a squadron of British ships in the Battle
of Lake Champlain, VT.
1842 - 1,400 Mexican troops captured San Antonio, TX. The Mexicans
retreated with prisoners.
1936 - Boulder Dam in Nevada was dedicated by U.S. President Franklin D.
Roosevelt by turning on the dam's first hydroelectric generator. The dam
is now called Hoover Dam.
1941 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave orders to attack any
German or Italian vessels found in U.S. defensive waters. The U.S. had
not officially entered World War II at this time.
1941 - In Arlington, VA, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Pentagon
1952 - Dr. Charles Hufnagel successfully replaced a diseased aorta valve
with an artificial valve made of plastic.
1959 - The U.S. Congress passed a bill authorizing the creation of food
1965 - The 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) arrived in South Vietnam and
was stationed at An Khe.
1990 - U.S. President Bush vowed "Saddam Hussein will fail" while
addressing Congress on the Persian Gulf crisis. In the speech Bush spoke
of an objective of a new world order - "freer from the threat of terror,
stronger in the pursuit of justice, and more secure in the quest for
1991 - Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev announced that thousands of
troops would be drawn out of Cuba.
1998 - Independent counsel Kenneth Starr sent a report to the U.S.
Congress accusing President Clinton of 11 possible impeachable offenses.
2001 - In the U.S., four airliners were hijacked and were intentionally
crashed. Two airliners hit the World Trade Center, which collapsed
shortly after, in New York City, NY. One airliner hit the Pentagon in
Arlington, VA. Another airliner crashed into a field in Pennsylvania.
About 3,000 people were killed.
2012 - Terrorists attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Four
Americans were brutally murdered and ten others were injured.
War crimes acceptable? Parliament mulls amnesty for Kiev's troops in E.
RT - The Ukrainian parliament is to debate a law on amnesty for
Ukrainian troops who have committed war crimes in the course of military
actions in Eastern Ukraine. Earlier, an Amnesty International report
confirmed the facts of large-scale crimes.
Reintervention: Algeria considering US, France request to ‘facilitate’
Libya military strikes
StratRisks - Algeria is reportedly studying requests by the US and
France to “facilitate” military operations against militant groups in
neighbouring Libya. The US and France have both asked Algeria to open
its airspace to surveillance planes and other military planes
transferring commando units for a reconnaissance mission in parts of
Libya,” the source, requesting anonymity, told Anadolu Agency.
In Liberia doctors go on strike against food shortages and unpaid wages
as Ebola spreads beyond control
(NaturalNews) Reports indicate that healthcare workers at the John F.
Kennedy Medical Center (JFK) in Monrovia, Liberia's capital, recently
went on strike in protest of poor or no wages, as well as food shortages
that have left them and their families hungry.
Russia successfully tests nuclear missile, more planned: navy chief
(Reuters) - Russia carried out a successful test of its new Bulava
intercontinental nuclear missile on Wednesday and will perform two more
test launches in October and November, the head of its naval forces
US, EU to ban Exxon, BP and Shell from oil exploration in Russia –
RT - The EU and the US are going to ban energy giants like Exxon Mobil,
BP and Shell from searching for crude oil in Russia's Arctic, deep seas
and shale formations, three American officials anonymously told
What Petrodollar: Russia, China To Create SWIFT Alternative
Zero Hedge - Russia and China are discussing setting up a system of
interbank transactions which will become an analogue to International
banking transaction system SWIFT, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor
Shuvalov told PRIME on Wednesday after negotiations in Beijing. "Yes, we
have discussed and we have approved this idea," he said.
Poland stops reverse gas flow to Ukraine, Kiev blames Russia
RT - Ukraine’s state-controlled gas transit company says Poland cut off
reverse flows to Ukraine, alleging that a quarter of Russian gas imports
to Poland went missing. Gazprom said it continues to supply the same
amount of gas as previously.
Dutch preliminary MH17 crash report leaves too many questions – Russia
RT - A “truly” international investigation of the Malaysia Airlines MH17
crash in eastern Ukraine is required, Russia’s UN envoy, Vitaly Churkin,
said, adding that there are too many blank spots in the newly released
Dutch report on the tragedy.
US Chopper Squadron Invades Poland, Accidentally
Zero Hedge - No, this is not from The Onion. Bloomberg reports that six
U.S. army helicopters landed in a rapeseed field in northern Poland to
ask for directions after veering off course on their way back from
military exercises. Locals were alarmed and explained, "we know that
security is the most important thing right now... But thank God it was
the Americans." We wonder how long before Sikorski proclaims this an
invasion and demands NATO react.
15 more countries at risk of Ebola contamination – Oxford University
RT - The new study is published in the eLife journal, and examines how
the disease could spread through the animal kingdom and to human beings.
Fruit bats can carry the disease without showing any signs of it, and
are able to migrate and transfer it to other animals, for example
monkeys and rodents.
China’s Roundup Registration Leaves Many Unanswered Questions
Sustainable Pulse - The Chinese Agriculture Ministry has so far followed
the lead of regulators in Europe (EFSA) and the U.S. (EPA) (1) by
stating that the study/studies that led to them making a decision
regarding the safety of Roundup, will not be released because they
contain Monsanto’s commercial secrets and because divulging them would
threaten personal privacy information (2). The U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) also refused a request from the Global GMO Free
Coalition to release the studies used by the Chinese authorities.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
‘No safe haven’: Obama declares airstrikes on Islamic State
‘wherever it exists’
RT - President Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined his plan to
authorize broader US military involvement for hunting down the
fighters of the notorious Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq,
Syria and “wherever they exist.”
Summarizing The President's Speech
Zero Hedge - We'll be bombing a sovereign nation (Syria). We'll
be arming terrorist groups while fighting them. The US Economy
YouTube: Sen. Rand Paul Responds to President Obama's ISIS
Strategy- September 10, 2014
Sen. Rand Paul joins Sean Hannity on Fox News to respond to
President Obama's address to the nation regarding the
administration's ISIS strategy
9/11 After 13 years
Paul Craig Roberts - The tragedy of September 11, 2001, goes far
beyond the deaths of those who died in the towers and the deaths
of firefighters and first responders who succumbed to illnesses
caused by inhalation of toxic dust.
VIDEO: September 9, 2014 Press Conference on the 28 Pages
28pages.org - Congressmen Walter Jones, Stephen Lynch and Thomas
Massie hosted another press conference in their continuing drive
to achieve the declassification of a 28-page finding on foreign
government support of the 9/11 hijackers. This one, coming two
days shy of the 13th anniversary of the September 11 attacks,
was marked by emotional appeals from family members of 9/11
victims as well as a survivor at the World Trade Center.
Why Are 28 Pages about Saudi Involvement in 9/11 Still Secret?
24 hard facts about 9/11 that cannot be debunked
hangthebankers.com - To this day about 1/3 of Americans do not
believe the official story. In other areas of the world as much
as 90% of the country does not believe the official story.
Ted Cruz: Hatred, Bigotry, Opposition to Israel Led to Me
Breitbart - Reports surfaced Wednesday night that Sen. Ted Cruz
(R-TX) was "booed off the stage" at an event hosted by a
purportedly Christian organization.
Police arrest Ferguson protesters blocking major highway
RT - At least a dozen people have been arrested during a protest
along a major interchange on Interstate 70 in Ferguson,
Missouri. Demonstrators tried to shut down the highway to demand
a special prosecutor for the Michael Brown court case.
Washington Gun Control Ballot Measure Would Criminalize Common
Firing Range Occurrence
Breitbart - A gun control ballot measure expected in the
upcoming elections in Washington State could turn law-abiding
citizens into criminals by the thousands at places like gun
shows and gun ranges. According to the National Rifle
Association (NRA), Ballot Initiative 594 could make the act of
simply lending one’s gun to another person without a background
check by a licensed dealer, at a firing range, for example,
White House Denies Murdered Journalist Was Sold To ISIS by US
supported Syrian rebels
Steve Watson - Following accusations by the spokesperson for
Steven Sotloff, the US journalist murdered by Islamic State of
Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Obama administration has claimed that
the American was not sold to the extremist group by moderate
Syrian rebels currently being supported by the White House.
VIDEO: Anti-Gun Group Takes Control of 9/11 Ceremony
Prison Planet.com - Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his top
aides had been in charge of every aspect of the ceremony
planning since the terrorist attacks. Gun grabber Bloomberg is
the foundation’s chairman. Is this a ploy to continue to control
the narrative of the 9/11 attacks?
Times Square Billboard to Show Video of WTC 7 Destruction during
9/11 Anniversary (Video)
rethink911.org - Starting today [Sept 9,2011] through October 5,
Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth is sponsoring a massive
billboard in the heart of Times Square that will show video of 7
World Trade Center’s destruction to millions of viewers and
refer them to the campaign website, ReThink911.org.
Open letter to the Firefighter community and their families
rethink911.org - [Eric] Lawyer
has assembled 200 of his brother firefighters to demand a
real investigation of the explosive destruction of all three WTC
high-rises on 9/11. He is encouraging firefighters everywhere to
9/11 Remembrance Parade to honor first responders
The Sacramento Bee - According to organizers, the parade will be
Merced’s way of paying tribute to local first responders and
fallen heroes. The third annual event, put on by the American
Patriot Chrome Cowboys, a motorcycle group of veterans, will
take place from 5 to 7 p.m Thursday.
2 Million Bikers Roll To The DC Honor Ride And Rally 9-11-14 ‘We
Will Never Forget’!
Tea Party Tribune - Our main mission for the 2 Million Bikers to
DC rally is to honor the victims of 9-11, the survivors and
first responders. We salute our members of the Armed Forces and
their families who have sacrificed so much in the name of duty,
honor, and country.
DHS will ask stores to watch customers’ buying habits for
Washington Times - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said
his department will be issuing new guidance to retailers this
week giving them pointers on how to spot potential terrorists
among their customers by looking at what they’re buying.
Video: Model Shows How Ebola Will Spread: “It Only Takes One
Infected Individual Making It Through An Airport Checkpoint”
Mac Slavo - Health officials around the world are scrambling to
contain the Ebola virus with many, including the Centers for
Disease Control and the World Health Organization, now preparing
for its eventual escape out of West Africa.
‘Armed patriots’: the private citizens out to secure the U.S.
(Reuters) - With binoculars in hand, an assault rifle slung over
his chest and a Glock pistol on his hip, a man named Will scans
the banks of the Rio Grande looking for anyone trying to cross
from Mexico into Texas. Will is a member of the Patriots, a
group of heavily armed private citizens who use displays of
force to intimidate people attempting to cross the border
New Law Will Require $175 Permit To Wear A Costume In Times
gothamist.com - Today Councilmember Andy King will introduce
legislation that would require costumed characters in Times
Square to pay a registration fee of $175, carry a photo ID,
submit to a background check, and face fines for noncompliance.
Daily Signal: IRS Under Fire for Targeting Breitbart News
Breitbart - The Internal Revenue Service, already under
investigation for illegally targeting conservative and tea party
groups, recently audited the conservative Breitbart News Network
in a move that the company says was politically motivated.
Elizabeth Warren demands jail time for Wall Street bankers
Washington Times - Sen. Elizabeth Warren ripped Federal Reserve
officials Tuesday for not putting a single Wall Street banker
behind bars for their role in the financial collapse.
Army Officer Barred From Wearing “Offensive” Uniform At
Daughter’s High School
Kit Daniels - A 24-year U.S. Army officer was denied entry to
his daughter’s high school because his uniform may “offend
another student,” according to the school’s security. After
trying to escort his daughter into Rochester Adams High School
in Rochester, Mich., Lieutenant Colonel Sherwood Baker was told
by security that if he wanted to enter the school, he would have
to go home and change out of his uniform.
Report: Massive radiation plume from Fukushima heading toward
U.S. West Coast
(NaturalNews) According to scientific modeling systems used by
the European Union, the radioactive ocean plume released by the
2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster is likely to remain a massive
clump of radioactivity until it slams into the West Coast of the
United States in late 2017.
Summer snow blankets Rockies from Canada to Colorado
Yahoo News - A cold front pouring down from Canada sent low
temperatures dipping into the 30s from Alberta to the northern
Rockies. As much as 14 inches of snow has fallen in Calgary
since Monday, weather officials say, knocking down trees and
powerlines, snarling traffic and delaying flights at the city's
Long list of virologists mysteriously being killed or 'suicided'
(NaturalNews) Since 2004, a string of scientists have died, many
under mysterious circumstances, and now some in the alternative
media have begun asking why.
Millions of Gmail accounts hacked, was yours one of them?
fusion.net - Time to change your password again. A database
containing nearly 5 million Gmail user accounts and passwords
was leaked on Bitcoin Security, a popular Russian website
devoted to the cryptocurrency.
Scientists: 'Extreme' solar storm heading to Earth
AP - An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and
could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio
transmissions, scientists say.
Activating single gene could extend human lifespan by 30% -
RT - In an experiment on fruit flies, UCLA biologists activated
just one gene, AMPK, which extended their lifespan by nearly a
third, by helping them to get rid of “cellular garbage” causing
old age diseases such as Parkinson’s. Humans have the same gene.
Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
Can we bring prehistoric bovines back from extinction?
Modern Farmer - A small group of determined visionaries are on a
mission that seems ripped straight from the plot of a
(farm-obsessed) sci-fi novel: Resurrecting a species of
prehistoric bovines, called aurochs, which have been extinct for
centuries. Wild aurochs were bigger and leaner than domesticated
cattle. Centuries of human intervention and selective breeding
gradually transformed them into docile, milk-heavy dairy cows
and beef cattle.
Health Ranger launches FREE online pandemic preparedness audio
course at BioDefense.com
(NaturalNews) In response to the severity of the global Ebola
outbreak, we've just launched BioDefense.com, a site that
exclusively hosts a FREE online audio course that shares
lifesaving pandemic preparedness secrets.
How to survive an EMP – Part 2: Life after the pulse
The Daily Sheeple - In Part One of this series, I looked at what
an EMP is, and the 3 types of EMPs (Electro Magnetic Pulse).
Now, I will look at the impact that they would have should we
ever experience one.
Have Antibiotics ‘Shut Down’ Your Immune System?
Natural Society - New evidence found that early antibiotic
treatments affect the health of our entire immune system and its
ability to fight specific diseases later on.
Confirmed: Bacteria From Bees Possible Alternative to
Natural Blaze - Raw honey has been used against infections for
millennia, before honey - as we now know it - was manufactured
and sold in stores. So what is the key to its antimicrobial
5 Colorful foods that help lower cancer
(NaturalNews) An increasing number of studies are showing links
between healthy eating habits and the prevention of certain
forms of cancer. Moreover, research has found that colorful
fresh foods which tend to be high in immune-boosting
phytochemicals, are particularly adept at this.
One Third of Nurses Are Leaving Their Jobs and Losing Faith in
preventdisease.com - It's not just anti-vaccine parents and
groups on the internet that are shutting down vaccination. Many
doctors, nurses and other health professionals are coming around
and grasping the gravity of how vaccines are damaging our
bodies. Turnover of nurses (RNs) are now at record highs, with
more than one-third leaving their jobs within the first two
years and trust in health authorities and vaccination is at an
all time low.
2 Unusual Agents for a Detox and Weight Loss Protocol
Natural Society - Are you looking for an overall mind and body
detox that will also aid in weight loss? There are tons of
foods, supplements, and protocols available that can help you,
though there are 2 unusual agents most people never even
consider – niacin (vitamin B3), and food grade activated
Annie’s Sells Out to GMO Giant General Mills. Here’s What You’re
Not Being Told
Natural Blaze - If you’re the type that boycotts brands whose
parent companies are against labeling GMOs and support
big-biotech business, then you might need to learn how to make
homemade mac n’ cheese. That’s right, your beloved Annie’s has
sold out to GMO pedlar General Mills for a whopping $820
One Food, Seven Dead Dogs, Five Dead Pigs, No Investigation
Susan Thixton - This is a heartbreaking story of how quickly one’s life
can be turned upside down. And a story of how once you learn the lesson
the hard way, you learn no one is there to help you. It is a vicious
circle – animal death, no investigation, no accountability.
VIDEO: Pet Food Video from UK
Susan Thixton - Here is a interesting [45 minute] video regarding the
pet food industry in the UK. The same concerns of pet food are world
* Related Article:
The Feeding Mistake Linked to the Cause of Most Disease
Leptospirosis: The Most Widespread Animal-to-Human Disease in the World
on the Rise
Dr. Becker - The pathogen that causes the disease, Leptospira bacteria,
is transmitted in the urine of infected animals. Rats are the most
common carriers, but other animals that can carry and transmit the
disease include raccoons, opossums, dogs, goats, sheep, pigs, cattle,
and horses.... There is a vaccine for leptospirosis, but I don’t
recommend it and I don’t give it to my patients.
- September 10, 2014 - Today in History:
1813 - The first defeat of British naval squadron occurred in the Battle
of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. The leader of the U.S. fleet sent
the famous message "We have met the enemy, and they are ours" to U.S.
General William Henry Harrison.
1899 - A second quake in seven days hit Yakutat Bay, AK. It measured
1913 - The Lincoln Highway opened. It was the first paved coast-to-coast
highway in the U.S.
1919 - New York City welcomed home 25,000 soldiers and General John J.
Pershing who had served in the First Division during World War I.
1923 - The Irish Free state joined the League of Nations.
1926 - Germany joined the League of Nations.
1935 - "Popeye" was heard on NBC radio for the first time.
1939 - Canada declared war on Germany.
1940 - In Britain, Buckingham Palace was hit by German bomb.
1942 - U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt mandated gasoline rationing as
part of the U.S. wartime effort.
1943 - German forces began their occupation of Rome during World War II.
1948 - Mildred "Axis Sally" Gillars was indicted & convicted for treason
in Washington, DC. She was a Nazi radio propagandist during World War
II. She spent 12 years in prison.
1951 - Britain began an economic boycott of Iran.
1953 - Swanson began selling its first "TV dinner."
1956 - Great Britain performed a nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia.
1963 - 20 black students entered public schools in Alabama at the end of
a standoff between federal authorities and Alabama governor George C.
1979 - U.S. President Carter granted clemency to four Puerto Rican
nationalists who had been imprisoned for an attack on the U.S. House of
Representatives in 1954 and an attempted assassination of U.S. President
Truman in 1950.
1990 - Iran agreed to resume full diplomatic ties with past enemy Iraq.
1990 - Iraq's Saddam Hussein offered free oil to developing nations in
an attempt to win their support during the Gulf War Crisis.
1998 - U.S. President Clinton met with members of his Cabinet to
apologize, ask forgiveness and promise to improve as a person in the
wake of the scandal involving Monica Lewinsky.
2002 - Florida tested its new elections system. The test resulted in
polling stations opening late and problems occurred with the touch
screen voting machines.
2002 - The "September 11: Bearing Witness to History" exhibit opened at
the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
2002 - Switzerland became the 190th member of the United Nations.
11 aircraft are missing from ‘terrorist-held’ Tripoli airport ahead of
metro.co.uk - US officials say 11 commercial aircraft have gone missing
from Tripoli International Airport in Libya – ahead of the 13th
anniversary of the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington.
Report: China Moves 12,000 Troops to Russian Border
Paul Joseph Watson - According to a Russian media report, at least
12,000 heavily armed Chinese troops have been moved to the border with
Russia as tensions in the region continue to build. The report cites the
Russian FSB Border service as saying that Beijing began dispatching
troops to the border on September 6, with 12-15,000 soldiers making the
trip backed by heavy artillery.
More Evidence U.S. Supports Nazis in Ukraine
Kurt Nimmo - Ultranationalist Azov battalion wears the swastika and SS
runes.... The video was shot by Norwegian broadcaster TV2 last week. “We
were filming a report about Ukraine’s AZOV battalion in the eastern city
of Urzuf, when we came across these soldiers,” Oysten Bogen, a
correspondent for the television station, told NBC News.
Russia may exchange grain worth $500 mln for Iranian oil
(Reuters) - Russia is looking to supply grain worth up to $500 million
per year to Iran in exchange for oil, Russia's state grain trader said,
in a further reduction to the value of a long-negotiated barter deal
between the two countries.
Lavrov: West may use ISIS as pretext to bomb Syrian govt forces
RT - If the West bombs Islamic State militants in Syria without
consulting Damascus, the anti-ISIS alliance may use the occasion to
launch airstrikes against President Bashar Assad’s forces, Russian
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Argentina to get $1bn in currency swap with China before end of 2014
RT - Argentina will receive the first tranche of yuan worth up to $1
billion in a massive currency swap with China before the end of this
year. The deal will boost the troubled economy’s foreign reserves.
10 Signs That ISIS is a Scripted Psyop
Activist Post - Has the ISIS psyop calmed down a bit? Before it dies out
let's examine some incredible ironies and oddities surrounding CIA's
BRICS keep supporting Russia in bid to rebalance world power
Blacklisted News - While Western nations beef up economic sanctions and
Nato discusses what stance to take toward Russia, the BRICS are
maintaining tacit support for Moscow despite the Ukraine crisis.
Sotloff was sold to ISIL by ‘moderate’ Syrian militants: Family
Press TV - Beheaded American journalist Steven Sotloff was sold to the
ISIL terrorist group by the US-backed “moderate Syrian rebels”,
according to Sotloff family spokesman Barak Barfi.
What Country Just Deployed Troops To Defend Its Oil Fields Located On A
Zero Hedge - ...the answer this time is not the US but instead China.
And the country where according to the WSJ, China has deployed some 700
soldiers as part of a United Nations "peacekeeping" force, is South
Sudan where the Chinese troops will help guard the country's embattled
oil fields and protect Chinese workers and installations, a spokesman
for the African nation's president said Tuesday.
US using Ebola to advance its imperialist agenda in Africa: Azikiwe
Press TV - Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, made
the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Tuesday while
commenting on President Barack Obama’s announcement that the US military
will be involved in tackling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, arguing
that it represents a serious national security concern.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Profits Soar As Pentagon Leans on Private Corporations for
Common Dreams - Private military contractors are reaping
billions of dollars in profitable rewards from the U.S.
government's global network of clandestine counter-terrorism and
other overseas operations, according to a new report that
examines the high-levels of integration between for-profit
corporations and the Pentagon's global military and surveillance
Obama Dines With Man Caught Stealing, Destroying Classified
Weekly Standard - President Obama hosted "a private dinner with
a group of foreign policy experts," the White House announced
last night. Among them: Sandy Berger, who was caught stealing
and destroying classified documents that related to President
Clinton's record on terrorism issues.
Ebola evacuations to US greater than previously known
Yahoo News - An undisclosed number of people who’ve been exposed
to the Ebola virus — not just the four patients publicly
identified with diagnosed cases — have been evacuated to the
U.S. by an air ambulance company contracted by the State
FLASHBACK 2009 - Ebola vials vanish from Ft. Detrick
Washington Post - An inventory of potentially deadly pathogens
at Fort Detrick's infectious disease laboratory found more than
9,000 vials that had not been accounted for, Army officials said
yesterday, raising concerns that officials wouldn't know whether
dangerous toxins were missing.
What are US biowar researchers doing in the Ebola zone?
Hundreds Tested For TB in MA
itemlive.com - More than 30 Lynn Community Health Center
employees and 800 patients are being tested to determine if
anyone else was exposed to tuberculosis after center doctors
confirmed a case one week ago.
New Police “Compliance Weapon” Blinds Targets
Paul Joseph Watson - A firm that provides non-lethal equipment
to law enforcement is set to release a new “compliance weapon”
that temporarily blinds targets for up to 15 minutes, amidst a
national conversation about the militarization of police in the
aftermath of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
VIDEO: Oregonian Arrested For Filming SWAT Raid
Liberty Crier - ... I was assaulted multiple times and I feel
like it was Gresham Police Abuse and my rights were violated. I
now owe $5000 and i am charged with 2 crimes. 2 CRIMES! At first
I was scared to post this video but now I dont care because the
Gresham Police Department has already made a copy of it as proof
of my crimes.
In North Carolina, More Children Homeschool Than Attend Private
dailysignal.com - In the Tar Heel state alone, homeschooling has
increased by 27 percent over the past two years. Those are
pretty impressive numbers for a movement considered “fringe” not
that long ago and that has only been legal in all 50 states
PayPal – Will Accept Bitcoin
Washington's Blog - We’ve previously noted that Reddit, Virgin
Galactic, Overstock.com, two big Las Vegas hotels, a
Congressman, and many businesses now accept Bitcoin. So does
Dish Networks. But a huge shift just occurred, which virtually
guarantees that Bitcoin will become a normal payment method.
Specifically, PayPal has just announced that it will accept
US banks closing accounts of Muslims
Press TV -Banks across the United States have closed the
accounts of Muslim customers without any explanation. Dozens in
the US said they received notices saying that their bank
accounts had been shut. These include business owners,
nonprofits, and students.
Mexico Owes Water to U.S.
AllGov - Mired in the drought that has dried up so much of the
Southwest, Texas is losing patience with Mexico, which owes the state
millions of gallons of water. Under the terms of a 1945 agreement,
Mexico and Texas are supposed to send each other a certain amount of
water. Texas’ share comes from the Colorado River, while Mexico’s
originates along the Rio Grande.
Spies off line: New gadget to stop unwanted drone, Google Glass
RT - A new surveillance device has been developed that has the
potential to stop drones and Google Glass wearers from hacking
into one’s Wi-Fi network. Cyborg Unplug works by sending
de-authentication signals to unwanted monitoring or spying
Apple Pay: Users Can Now Make Purchases With The ‘Simple Touch
Of A Finger’
infowars.com - The company that brought you the recently hacked
iCloud has now announced “Apple Pay,” an iPhone 6 feature that
allows users to make purchases with the touch of a finger....
More than 220,000 companies including McDonalds, Whole Foods,
Nike, Subway and Disney have already signed deals with Apple to
implement the technology in their stores. The six largest banks
as well as credit cards from Visa, MasterCard and American
Express have also announced their support.
Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance
CNET - The gadget -- a small Bluetooth-enabled rod packed to the
brim with modern radio innards -- lets you create your own
private, secure communication network for sending messages
without cell service using your smartphone. Though marketed
toward outdoors and emergency situations like hiking and
disaster relief, GoTenna is getting a boost from the
The Era Of Widespread Biometric Identification And Microchip
Implants Is Here
Economic Collapse - Are you ready to have your veins scanned
every time you use your bank account? Are you ready to use a
"digital tattoo" or a microchip implant to unlock your
12 Little-Known Ways That Television Stifles Spiritual Awakening
Waking Times - Television is a staple of almost every household
in the developed world. Many kids spend more time watching TV
than going to school, and the average time spent in front of the
tube is 4.5 hours a day and rising. What effect does spending so
much time absorbed in watching television have on our spiritual
FBI’s Story of Finding Silk Road’s Server Sounds a Lot Like
Wired - To hear the FBI tell it, tracking down the secret server
behind the billion-dollar drug market known as the Silk Road was
as easy as knocking on a door. The bureau’s latest court filing
in the case describes how the hidden site accidentally revealed
its location to anyone who visited its login page, thanks to a
Turns Out Cell Phone Location Data Is Not Even Close To
Accurate, But Everyone Falls For It
Techdirt - ...as anyone with even a basic geometry education
recognizes, which cell tower you're connected to does not give
you a particularly exact location. It can be useful in putting
someone in a specific (wide) area -- or, much more useful in
detailing where someone is traveling over long distances as they
repeatedly switch towers in a particular direction. But a single
reading does not give you particularly exact location details.
Researchers Offer Strange Answer to Anticipated Dengue Spikes Following
Activist Post - Researchers indeed continue to develop vaccines for
tropical, mosquito-vectored diseases like dengue fever, which affects 50
million people per year. There are no commercially available vaccines
for the virus - yet. But, they've run into a big problem.
Double-Blind Test: Boosting Selenium Intake ‘Cuts Cancer Rates by 41%’
Natural Society - Studies show that those who took selenium supplements
for at least 10 years had almost half (41 percent) the rate of cancer as
those taking a placebo.
Maker Of “Miracle” Green Coffee Weight-Loss Product To Pay $3.5M For
Using Bogus Science To Sell Product
The Consumerist - Months after going after online sellers for creating
fake news sites, complete with a fake reporter, to push green coffee
extract as a miracle weight loss drug, the Federal Trade Commission has
settled its case against one Texas company that supplied the product
while unsubstantiated scientific claims about the efficacy of the
Do Antibiotics Contribute to Mercury Poisoning?
Alliance for Natural Health - According to Dr. David Williams,
antibiotics may prevent the body from excreting mercury, which is found
in fish and in many vaccines. This was documented in a study by Boyd
Haley, PhD, from the University of Connecticut Medical Center.
- September 9, 2014 - Today in History:
1776 - The second Continental Congress officially made the term
"United States", replacing the previous term "United Colonies."
1850 - California became the 31st state to join the union.
1893 - President Grover Cleveland's wife, Frances, gave birth to a
daughter, Esther. It was the first time a president's child was born in
the White House.
1904 - Mounted police were used for the first time in the City of New
1926 - The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) was created by the Radio
Corporation of America (RCA).
1942 - Japan dropped incendiaries over NE in an attempt to set fire to
the forests in Oregon and Washington. The forest did not ignite.
1943 - During World War II Allied forces landed at Taranto and Salerno.
1948 - North Korea became the People's Democratic Republic of Korea.
1957 - The first civil rights bill to pass Congress since Reconstruction
was signed into law by U.S. President Eisenhower.
1965 - French President Charles de Gaulle announced that France was
withdrawing from NATO to protest the domination of the U.S. in the
1983 - The Soviet Union announced that the Korean jetliner the was shot
down on September 1, 1983 was not an accident or an error.
1986 - Frank Reed was taken hostage in Lebanon by pro-Iranian
kidnappers. The director of a private school in Lebanon was released 44
1986 - Gennadiy Zakharov was indicted by a New York jury on espionage
charges. Zakharov was a Soviet United Nations employee.
1994 - The U.S. agreed to accept about 20,000 Cuban immigrants a year.
This was in return for Cuba's promise to halt the flight of refugees.
1994 - The space shuttle Discovery blasted off on an 11-day mission.
1995 - Amtrak's Broadway Limited service made its final run between New
York City, NY and Chicago, IL.
1997 - Sinn Fein, the IRA's political ally, formally renounced violence
as it took its place in talks on Northern Ireland's future.
1998 - Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr delivered to the U.S. Congress
36 boxes of material concerning his investigation of U.S. President
1998 - Four tourists who had paid $32,500 each were taken in submarine
to view the wreckage of the Titanic. The ship is 2 miles below the
Atlantic off Newfoundland.
Iran-Russia-China Axis to Fight Western Sanctions
Global Research - Iranian Deputy Oil Minister for Planning Mansour
Moazzemi announced that the country has started a new set of cooperation
with Russia and China to confront the sanctions imposed by the West.
Israel sharing intelligence with US on ISIL: Report
Press TV - Israel is sharing information gathered through espionage with
the United States to “support” the airstrikes against the ISIL terrorist
group in Iraq, according to a new report.
MH17 broke down in air due to damage from outside
RT - The MH17 crash was a result of structural damage caused by a large
number of high-energy objects that struck the Boeing from the outside,
the preliminary report into the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine
Six months after MH370, Boeing & Inmarsat need to explain themselves’
RT - Malaysia's chief of police, Khalid Abu Bakar, said he believed that
hijackers, saboteurs or someone with a personal vendetta or
psychological problem had succeeded in diverting the plane. In the face
of this exceedingly bizarre and unexplained incident, the aircraft’s
manufacturer, the Boeing Company, has exhibited deafening silence.
‘Many thousands’ of new Ebola cases expected in Liberia – WHO
RT - Transmission of the Ebola virus in Liberia is already intense and
the number of new cases is increasing exponentially,” the WHO said in a
statement on Monday. “Many thousands of new cases are expected in
Liberia over the coming 3 weeks.”
U.S. Military to Provide Equipment, Resources to Battle Ebola Epidemic
Washington Post - President Obama said Sunday that the U.S. military
will begin aiding what has been a chaotic and ineffective response to
the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, arguing that it represents a serious
national security concern.
Human rhinoviruses and enteroviruses in influenza-like illness in Latin
virologyj.com - EV-D68 plaguing American Children was discovered in
Latin America per the Virology Journal Oct 2013.
Russian strategic bombers reportedly practice nuclear missile strike
RT - A pair of Russian bomber jets reportedly practiced cruise missile
attacks against targets in the United States last week, according to a
report published on Monday in the Washington Free Beacon.
EU Formally Adopts New Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine
RIA Novosti - The European Union on Monday officially adopted a new
round of sanctions against Russia over its alleged involvement in
‘destabilizing eastern Ukraine,’ a statement by the President of the
European Council Herman Van Rompuy said.... The new sanctions list
reportedly includes Russia’s Rosneft, Gazpromneft and Transneft energy
firms, as well as state-run companies with a turnover of more than $27
Russian, Indian armies to conduct urban anti-terror drills
Russia & India Report: - The Russian and Indian armies will conduct
anti-terrorism drills in a simulated urban environment in the Volgograd
Region as a part of the Indra-2014 tactical exercises. A ‘residential’
district is being constructed on a training ground in for the joint
exercises that begin on September 23.
Cameron: ‘Yes’ Vote Will Make Scottish ‘More Vulnerable to Islamic
21st Century Wire - Coming just one week after British PM David Cameron
announced that due to the ISIS crisis in Iraq, the terror threat was
being raised to SEVERE, Cameron seems to be threatening Scotland with a
wave of “Islamic terror” if the Scottish dare to vote ‘Yes’ on
independence from London.
"You Can Take Your Scottish
Freedom... But You'll Never Take Our Gold"
Spain prepares for an autumn of discontent by buying €1bn of riot gear
StratRisks - The Spanish government is readying itself for an autumn of
discontent, spending nearly €1bn on riot gear for police units as
disparate protest groups prepare a string of demonstrations.
Death Rates From This Illness Double In Argentina’s GMO Agribusiness
Natural Blaze - Data linking GMOs and pesticides to human health
ailments continues to emerge, as a new report put together by the
Ministry of Health in Cordoba, Argentina has found that increased levels
of crop spraying in Argentina’s most extensively farmed areas has
resulted in a large increase of cancer rates for those that live in the
U.S. News, Politics & Government
U.S. Army Report Urges Preparations For Troops to Occupy NYC,
Paul Joseph Watson - A U.S. Army report warns that American
troops need to be prepared to enter New York City and other
global “megacities” in order to prevent civil unrest, political
uprisings and protect key infrastructure and natural resources
in the national interest.
O’Keefe Brings Attention to Open Northern US Border
Breitbart - Journalist James O’Keefe's latest video brings
attention to the lack of security along the U.S. border with
Canada and the ability of terrorists to enter the U.S. by boat.
It Will Cost Taxpayers $5 Billion To Help Obama
Create An ISIS Strategy
Zero Hedge - As The Hill reports, White House press secretary
Josh Earnest floated the $5 billion counterterrorism fund as
something that “would strengthen the hand of this president and
future presidents for dealing with urgent situations like this."
We await Wednesday night's unveiling of the long-awaited
State Dept. attempt to fight ISIS online with gruesome videos
RT - The US State Department recently released a propaganda
video in English to counter gains made by the Internet-savvy
militant group Islamic State. Yet the use of the extremist’s own
violent footage may have the opposite effect, critics say.
Obama Justice Dept. Releases George W. Bush’s Legal
Justification for Warrantless Surveillance with Key Sections
AllGov - The Justice Department released the George W. Bush
Administration’s legal justification for a wide-ranging wiretap
program that was begun in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
CIA torture far exceeded waterboarding, brought suspects 'to the
point of death'
RT - The United States will soon release a long-awaited report
detailing the findings of a Senate investigation into the CIA’s
use of enhanced interrogation techniques, and sources now say
those tactics far exceeded what the world was led to believe.
Federal Court Blocks Release of Possible Torture Video
Petition to Put 9/11 Probe on NYC Ballot Jumps Big Hurdle
WhoWhatWhy - The City of New York conceded that the High-Rise
Safety Initiative has enough signatures to qualify its petition
for an investigation of all high-rise building collapses since
the 9/11 attacks. Any credible inquiry would include WTC
Florida Speed Trap Town of 1,000 Filed 11,603 Traffic Tickets in
AllGov - Last year, the seven-person police force for a
community of 1,000 residents produced 11,603 traffic citations,
according to the Gainesville Sun. About half the town’s $1
million budget comes from court fines. The Florida Department of
Law Enforcement says it will investigate charges by Waldo
officers that Police Chief Mike Szabo and City Manager Kim
Worley ordered them each to write 12 tickets during each 12-hour
Obama's Former Chief Economist Calls For An End To US Dollar
Zero Hedge - "...what was once a privilege is now a burden,
undermining job growth, pumping up budget and trade deficits and
inflating financial bubbles. To get the American economy on
track, the government needs to drop its commitment to
maintaining the dollar’s reserve-currency status...The privilege
of having the world’s reserve currency is one America can no
How The Fed "Mysteriously" Eliminated $7 Trillion In US Debt
Zero Hedge - Anyone looking at the Federal Reserve's own data
set, that provided with the generous "free" funding of the US
taxpayer by way of the St. Louis Fed's FRED database, will
notice something quite welcome, if magical: total US debt held
by the public - that which is not part of intragovernment
holdings, read Social Security - has mysteriously collapsed from
$12 trillion to $5 trillion. Somehow, with nobody looking, the
Fed managed to reduce US total debt by $7 trillion.
Small Business Ownership In America Is At An All-Time Low
Economic Collapse - According to the Federal Reserve, the
percentage of American families that own a small business is at
the lowest level that has ever been recorded. In a report that
was just released entitled "Changes in U.S. Family Finances from
2010 to 2013: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances",
the Federal Reserve revealed that small business ownership in
America "fell substantially" between 2010 and 2013.
The Worst Job Stat Keeps Getting Even Worse
Investors.com - Amid all the focus on boosting the minimum wage
and legislating living wages, virtually no one seems to have
noticed what is happening to the workweek in low-wage
They Just Keep Saying ISIS Is Going to Attack America’s Electric
The Daily Sheeple - The new and latest September-fresh talking
point is that ISIS is going to attack America’s ‘frail and
vulnerable’ electric grid. Frank Gaffney, founder and president
of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, has actually
given it the monicker “grid jihad.” Not only that, but they are
being VERY specific on exactly how ISIS could commit this act
and all the ways it could cripple the country if they did.
Facebook’s Value Tops $200 Billion on Mobile-Ad Optimism
Bloomberg - Last month, Facebook introduced a tool that lets
advertisers know when a promotion was first viewed and when it
led to a purchase by tracking users between their electronic
devices. Such services have drawn criticism from privacy
advocates, representing a potential roadblock to the company’s
Man Arrested for Posting Song Lyrics on Facebook
Adan Salazar - Police in Kentucky arrested a man and charged him
with making “terroristic threats” after he posted song lyrics to
Facebook.... Police claim the 31-year-old made threatening
remarks when he posted lyrics to the song “Class Dismissed (A
Hate Primer)” from the 80s metal band Exodus on his Facebook.
Higgs Boson could spell the end of the universe - Stephen
RT - Higgs’ elementary particle underpins existence in our
universe might become unstable, warns renowned physicist Stephen
Hawking. The energy potential of the ‘God particle’ is so vital
for the entire universe it could make the cosmos collide, he
The New Terahertz Night Vision Can See Through Walls, Skin
Motherboard - Known also as submillimeter radiation or T-rays,
it's possible to probe the invisible world even deeper, going
beneath not just clothing but skin, plastics, cardboard, and
other opaque materials. Getting at these waves has historically
been prohibitively challenging in the engineering sense, but a
team of researchers based at the University of Maryland claims
to have solved one of the fundamental problems with T-ray
'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming, Warn Groups
MintPress News - Calling attention to the widespread disruption
that will occur if Internet ‘fast lanes’ become the norm for
wealthy websites, grassroots groups have organized a widespread
Internet Slowdown Day on Wednesday to voice their support for
How to Prevent a Thermal Hack on Your ATM PIN
The Daily Sheeple - You’ve just finished your trip to the
grocery store with your debit card, making sure to hide your pin
number. But before you get home, the funds in your account are
wiped clear. How did this happen? Thanks to an inexpensive and
ingenious device that attaches to an iPhone, a new wave of cyber
theft allows the holder to commit silent robbery by reading your
10 superfoods for babies and toddlers
(NaturalNews) Babies and toddlers do not eat much food because
their tummies are tiny. That is why it is important to feed them
foods that are packed with nutrients.
Just two servings of pistachios a day improves cardiovascular
health in type 2 diabetes patients
(NaturalNews) Type 2 diabetics could significantly improve their
bodies' responses to stress simply by eating two servings of
pistachios per day, according to a recent study conducted by
researchers from Penn State University and published in the
Journal of the American Heart Association.
Inflammatory bowel disease drugs can increase leukemia risk by
(NaturalNews) One class of drugs used to treat inflammatory
bowel disease (IBD) may increase the risk of blood and bone
marrow diseases sevenfold, according to a study conducted by
researchers from the University Hospital of Nancy-Brabois in
France and published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology
School Labels Chapstick ‘Over-The-Counter Drug,’ Demands
Students Bring Doctor’s Note
Mikael Thalen - “I was told I couldn’t use it,” Karaffa told The
News Virginian. “Then later that day they (lips) started to
bleed so I asked for Chapstick again and I was told that it was
against the school policy for elementary kids to have Chapstick.”
Update: Congressman's Office In Possession of 100,000 CDC
Ben Swann - Congressman Bill Posey’s office has confirmed
exclusively to Benswann.com that a “very large number” of
documents have been turned over by CDC scientist, Dr. William
Thompson, who has admitted that the CDC suppressed information
about the links between the MMR vaccine and autism in some
Control The Food, Control The People
The Daily Sheeple - With a mere ten companies controlling the
worlds food supplies it should give a a person pause regarding
not only what we are actually eating, but what makes up what we
put into our bodies.
14 Things People Probably Do Not Want To Know About Their
preventdisease.com - There are hundreds of food industry facts
that are sheltered from consumers and only made public by food
scientists if absolutely necessary. The following are 14 of the
more well known industry insider secrets that have been exposed
now for some time, but still not common knowledge to millions of
Science Confirms Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs
Green Med Info - Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched
plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and
components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over
5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies.
Fast Growing and Far from
Just a Fad - So Why Do These People Discredit It?
Dr. Becker - Many veterinary schools tend to gloss over the entire
subject of nutrition, leaving it up to a handful of major pet food
industry players to conduct seminars for students that are heavily
slanted toward the products they sell. The information (and
misinformation) contained in the CSU article is typical and predictable,
touching on five common arguments used by the anti-raw movement to
discredit raw feeding and scare off pet owners.