July 31, 2013 - Today in History:
1790 - The first U.S. patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins for his
process for making potash and pearl ashes. The substance was used in
1792 - The cornerstone of the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, PA, was
laid. It was the first building to be used only as a U.S. government
1919 - Germany's Weimar Constitution was adopted.
1928 - MGM’s Leo the lion roared for the first time. He introduced
MGM’s first talking picture, "White Shadows on the South Seas."
1932 - Enzo Ferrari retired from racing. In 1950 he launched a
series of cars under his name.
1945 - Pierre Laval of France surrendered to Americans in Austria.
1948 - U.S. President Truman helped dedicate New York International
Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild
1955 - Marilyn Bell of Toronto, Canada, at age 17, became the
youngest person to swim the English Channel.
1959 - The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) was founded. The group is
known for being an armed Basque nationalist and separatist
1964 - The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the
1971 - Men rode in a vehicle on the moon for the first time in a
lunar rover vehicle (LRV).
1981 - The seven-week baseball players’ strike came to an end when
the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent
1982 - Yugoslavia imposed a six-month freeze on prices.
1989 - A pro-Iranian group in Lebanon released a videotape
reportedly showing the hanged body of American hostage William R.
1991 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail
Gorbachev signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
1999 - The spacecraft Lunar Prospect crashed into the moon. It was a
mission to detect frozen water on the moon's surface. The craft had
been launched on January 6, 1998.
2007 - The iTunes Music Store reached 2 million feature length films
Syrian army regains key Homs district
Press TV - Khaldiyeh was reportedly the main stronghold of
foreign-backed militants in Homs, and their main operation room in the
city. "Despite all the terrorists’ propaganda, we are here in Khaldiyeh
and we are taking control of the neighborhood. We will carry out
operation until we liberate all of Homs", a Syrian soldier said.
Syria army continues mop-up operation
Press TV - On Tuesday, the Syrian army launched a counter-offensive
against militants on the strategic district of al-Qaboun near Damascus.
“Some Takfiri groups tried to sneak into Damascus through the industrial
zone of al-Qaboun. We stopped them and launched counterattack now. We
are confident that we will be victorious,” a Syrian army commander said.
US airstrikes kill 80 in Afghanistan
Press TV - A series of US airstrikes have claimed the lives of more than
80 people and severely injured several others in different regions of
war-ravaged Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, local security sources
M23 rebels near Congo’s Goma have 48 hours to disarm: UN
Press TV - On Tuesday, the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the
Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) published a statement saying the
rebels around the eastern city of Goma should either disarm or face "the
use of force."
US lawmakers seek to delay Congress bill to ban Iran
Press TV - Democratic representatives Jim McDermott, John Conyers, Keith
Ellison and Jim McGovern are collecting signatures for a letter to urge
the House leadership to delay the scheduled Wednesday vote on H.R.850
bill which would tighten economic and diplomatic restrictions against
Greek bank rescue fund has spent 38 billion euros so far
Reuters - The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF), Greece’s bank
bailout fund, has spent 38 billion euros (33.75 billion pounds) propping
up the country’s ailing bank system, three-quarters of the total it was
Moscow Metro says new tracking system is to find stolen phones; no one
arstechnica.com - On Monday, a major Russian newspaper reported that
Moscow’s metro system is planning what appears to be a mobile phone
tracking device in its metro stations—ostensibly to search for stolen
Monsanto-backed GMO giants launch website to combat anti-biotech
RT - A group of biotech seed companies have launched an online forum to
rebuff disapproval of genetically modified foods across the world.
Activists and consumer groups are skeptical, saying the industry has a
‘track record of being anything but transparent’.
Breakdown of GMO Labeling Laws in Each Country (Global Map)
Natural Society - Are you aware of the GMO labeling laws around the
world? Here you can view a global map of all the countries and their
current status with GE labeling laws.
International Day of Peace Manipulated to Promote Vaccinations in
vactruth.com - International Day of Peace was ambushed and used to
promote and distribution of vaccines to children in developing
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Obama Admin to Create 'Nudge' Squad to Shape Americans' Behavior
Breitbart - On Tuesday, Fox News obtained documents showing that
the federal government is initiating a program designed to
“nudge” Americans toward particular behaviors. The “Behavioral
Insights Team” to be formed would work with the White House, as
well as the Department of Health and Human Services and the
Department of Agriculture, among others.
In Utah, It’s Your Marijuana Prescription Or Your Concealed Gun
sltrib.com - Utah, complying with the federal Gun Control Act,
denies or revokes concealed-carry firearms permits for anyone
with a prescription for marijuana. While Utah doesn’t allow
marijuana to treat ailments, eight of the 31 states that
recognize Utah’s concealed firearms permit do.
VIDEO: Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy, faces 130+ yrs in
jail on other charges
RT - A US military judge has found Army private Bradley Manning
"not guilty" of aiding the enemy. However, he was found guilty
of 20 remaining charges, meaning that he still faces the
possibility of up to 136 years behind bars. Sentencing begins
Aiding the enemy? ‘US won’t stop paying Afghan contractors with
RT - The US Army won’t bar Afghan contractors aiding militants
from receiving contracts for reconstructing the country, a
watchdog said in a report detailing the waste of resources
plaguing the effort. The military say the evidence is not
NSA surveillance programs to be partially declassified
RT - The US government will declassify documents about the
National Security Agency’s surveillance programs in a
“deliberate” attempt to provide the public with additional
information after whistleblower Edward Snowden first revealed
NSA spy tactics.
Appeals court strikes down NYC's big-soda ban
yahoo.com - An appeals court ruled Tuesday that New York City's
Board of Health exceeded its legal authority and acted
unconstitutionally when it tried to put a size limit on soft
drinks served in city restaurants.
VIDEO: Paul: Christie is the 'king of bacon' on government
CNN - The feuding between Republicans Chris Christie and Rand
Paul continued Tuesday as the senator from Kentucky cautioned
the governor from New Jersey was picking a fight with the wrong
Art Bell returning to radio with Sirius show about the
mercurynews.com - Art Bell, radio's master of the paranormal and
outward edges of science, will return to the microphone on Sept.
16 with a new nighttime show on Sirius XM Radio.
Clinton Super PAC 'Ready for Hillary' Raises $1 Million
Breitbart - A Super PAC pushing Hillary Clinton for a 2016 White
House run has already raised $1 million, reports say.
Obama: Top Tax Rate Should Be 28% for Corporations, 40% for
Weekly Standard - The New York Times reports that President
Obama is reviving an old proposal to lower the corporate tax
rate from 35 percent to 28 percent (and 25 percent for
manufacturers). Obama's push to lower the corporate tax rate to
28 percent comes less than a year after he raised the top
individual income tax rate, paid by many small businesses, to
VIDEO/ARTICLE: JPMorgan to Pay $410 Million in U.S. FERC
Bloomberg - The bank agreed to pay a U.S. civil penalty of $285
million and return $125 million in ill-gotten profits to
electricity ratepayers, according to a FERC order today.
JPMorgan also agreed to give up claims to $262 million worth of
disputed payments from California’s grid operator, the state
authority said in a separate statement.
44 Facts About The Death Of The Middle Class That Every American
Economic Collapse - Once upon a time, the United States has the
largest and most vibrant middle class in the history of the
world. When I was growing up, it seemed like almost everyone was
"middle class" and it was very rare to hear of someone that was
out of work.
Going, going, still going: Detroit family home still for sale
after 519 days despite being on the market for just $1
Daily Mail - The home is symbolic of the entire city, which
earlier this month filed for bankruptcy. It is one of a number
of homes across Detroit on the market for $1.
VIDEO: Gov't Sends Letter To Veteran Telling Him He's Dead
Breitbart - A local veteran and his wife are in disbelief and
want answers. Over the weekend, they got an official letter from
the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs stating his benefits
were coming to an end because he was dead. The only problem is
the information's wrong - he's alive.
Why Are The Chinese Gobbling Up Real Estate And Businesses In
Activist Post - Something very strange is happening to Detroit.
Once upon a time, it was the center of American manufacturing
and it had the highest per capita income in the United States.
But now the city is dying and the Chinese are moving in to pick
up the pieces.
VIDEO: Fracking or Chemtrails? Study Shows Water Wells Closest
to Fracking are More Contaminated
Activist Post - A new study of 100 private water wells in and
near the Barnett Shale showed elevated levels of potential
contaminants such as arsenic and selenium closest to natural gas
extraction sites, according to a team of researchers that was
led by UT Arlington associate professor of chemistry and
biochemistry Kevin Schug.
Revised Compounding Bill Vote Possible Tomorrow!
Alliance for Natural Health - The reworked version of the bill
is nearly four times longer—and is even more of a threat to your
access to bioidentical hormones, non-standard thyroid
medications, and other compounded medications that millions of
people rely on.
Want to Price-Fix Medical Fees? Just Work It Out with the
Alliance for Natural Health - The American Medical Association
“recommends” the fees for all medical procedures.
How To Get More Cancer Protection From Your Broccoli
Green Med Info - A University of Illinois study published in The
British Journal of Nutrition suggests that combining broccoli
with broccoli sprouts may make the vegetable's anti-cancer
effect almost twice as powerful.
Dioxin Chicken Recall Prompts Questions from Food & Water Watch
foodsafetynews.com - Food & Water Watch, a Washington, DC-based
advocacy group, said Monday it’s concerned about the way the
U.S. Department of Agriculture is regulating meat imports
following last weekend’s recall of nearly 200,000 pounds of
imported chicken for dioxins – toxic pollutants that can pose a
public health risk.
Confirmed by science - Strawberries provide outstanding
protective benefit against cancer, diabetes and more
(NaturalNews) A study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food
Chemistry discovered strawberry extract decreased proliferation
of both colon (HT29) and breast (MCF-7) cancer cells. Inhibition
of HT29 cells was 53 percent while MCF-7 cells averaged 43
percent. Researchers believe abundant phytonutrients, ellagic
acid and ellagitannins present in the fruit are responsible for
the findings. Organic strawberries had higher anti-carcinogenic
characteristics than conventional varieties.
Mexican salsas, hot sauces found to contain concerning levels of
(NaturalNews) A new study out of the University of Nevada, Las
Vegas (UNLV) recently found that at least four popular Mexican
brands of both hot sauce and salsa contain noticeably detectable
levels of lead, a known neurotoxin, that in some cases exceed
regulatory maximums for other foods.
Eight common diseases linked to vitamin D deficiency
(NaturalNews) The cure for some of the most common and
debilitating health conditions today may be as elemental as
simply correcting a nutrient deficiency that plagues millions of
Westerners: Vitamin D deficiency. Here are eight common diseases
that have been scientifically linked to a chronic lack of
"Smart" Houses Added to List of Hacker Threats
Activist Post - From top to bottom, it appears that our modern
internet-driven world filled with interconnected smart gadgets
and modern computing applications is making us vulnerable to
potentially life-changing hacks.
VIDEO: Texas students hijack superyacht with GPS-spoofing
The Register - Students from the University of Texas
successfully piloted an $80m superyacht sailing 30 miles
offshore in the Mediterranean Sea by overriding the ship's GPS
signals without any alarms being raised.
Prepping for an EMP and Solar Flares
Activist Post - Of all of the reasons to prepare, one that we
all need to take seriously is the possibility of a catastrophic
EMP, or electromagnetic pulse. This is especially true right
now, as we face a huge amount of solar activity the likes of
which could send out huge solar flares wiping out communication
systems and modern electronics.
YouTube: Film — American Drone, Operation Paul Revere
Haunted by a mission gone wrong, U.S. drone sensor operator
Calvin Williams begins to feel suspicious about drone warfare
and the implications it could have on freedom domestically. When
his suspicions turn into reality, he is forced to act. Written
and directed by Johan A. du Toit.
July 30, 2013 - Today in History:
1729 - The city of Baltimore was founded in Maryland.
1733 - The first Freemasons lodge opened in what would later become
the United States.
1898 - "Scientific America" carried the first magazine automobile
ad. The ad was for the Winton Motor Car Company of Cleveland, OH.
1937 - The American Federation of Radio Artists (AFRA) was organized
as a part of the American Federation of Labor.
1942 - The WAVES were created by legislation signed by U.S.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The members of the Women's Accepted
for Volunteer Emergency Service were a part of the U.S. Navy.
1945 - The USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.
The ship had just delivered key components of the Hiroshima atomic
bomb to the Pacific island of Tinian. Only 316 out of 1,196 men
aboard survived the attack.
1956 - The phrase "In God We Trust" was adopted as the U.S. national
1965 - U.S. President Johnson signed into law Social Security Act
that established Medicare and Medicaid. It went into effect the
1968 - Ron Hansen (Washington Senators) made the first unassisted
triple play in the major leagues in 41 years.
1974 - The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted
to impeach President Nixon for blocking the Watergate investigation
and for abuse of power.
1990 - In Spring Hill, TN, the first Saturn automobile rolled off
the assembly line.
1998 - A group of Ohio machine-shop workers (who call themselves the
Lucky 13) won the $295.7 million Powerball jackpot. It was the
largest-ever American lottery.
2001 - Lance Armstrong became the first American to win three
consecutive Tours de France.
2003 - In Mexico, the last 'old style' Volkswagon Beetle rolled off
an assembly line.
Afghan forces kill 83 Taliban militants
Press TV - Afghan forces have killed 83 Taliban militants during cleanup
operations in Afghanistan’s eastern provinces of Logar and Nangarhar.
Robbery of Cyprus bank accounts doubles in size
Adan Salazar - Bank depositors in the eastern Mediterranean island of
Cyprus who have been fortunate enough to have saved over €100,000 in
their private bank accounts will have more than twice as much pillaged
from their savings as they were initially led to believe last March, in
a deal reached which bankers say is necessary to fund the nation’s $13
billion “bail-in” package.
1000s Morsi supporters gather in Cairo
Press TV - Tens of thousands of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed
Morsi’s supporters have gathered in Nasr City of Cairo, demanding the
reinstatement of their democratically-elected president.
‘Deal needed for post-2014 US presence’
Press TV - The US ambassador to Afghanistan, James Cunningham has said
presence of US military beyond 2014 in Afghanistan is based upon the
Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between the two countries. Cunningham
made his remarks during a press conference in Kabul on Monday, adding
Washington is not considering “zero option,” though the presence of US
forces in Afghanistan is highly dependent on the strategic deal.
Israel, Palestine back to negotiating table after 3yr stalemate
RT - Israeli and Palestinian teams have arrived in Washington to resume
the Middle-East peace process after nearly three years of deadlock.
Though optimism is in short supply ahead of the talks, with none of the
sides eager to back down on its demands.
Prison break: Taliban gunmen free 300 inmates from Pakistan jail
RT - Heavily armed Taliban fighters freed some 300 inmates from a large
prison in Pakistan in a massive midnight attack.
Benghazi jailbreak: Over 1,100 prisoners escape in Libya amid protests
RT July 27, 2013 - Some 1,117 detainees have escaped from a prison in
eastern Libya. It comes as hundreds of Libyans protest against the
killing of a prominent anti-Brotherhood activist, blaming Islamists for
800 Scientists Demand that the Global GMO "Experiment" Ends
Natural Society - Over 800 esteemed scientists have spoken out against
GMOs, calling for the end of the GMO 'experiment' on the population....
They made it first over a decade ago and they have updated it over the
years, adding signatures and release dates. Still global powers have all
but ignored their calls.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Manning verdict to be announced on Tuesday
RT - The judge presiding over the case of Army private first
class Bradley Manning will announce her verdict Tuesday
afternoon from Ft. Meade, Maryland.
VIDEO: Glenn Greenwald: Low-Level NSA Analysts Have ‘Powerful
and Invasive’ Search Tool
ABC News July 28, 2013 - Today on “This Week,” Glenn Greenwald –
the reporter who broke the story about the National Security
Agency’s surveillance programs – claimed that those NSA programs
allowed even low-level analysts to search the private emails and
phone calls of Americans.
Chicago Firearms Confiscation Begins
thetruthaboutguns.com - In Illinois, gun owners are required to
get a Firearms Owners ID card, or FOID. It’s good for 10 years,
and then you need to renew it. But if you don’t renew your card,
or if you do something that displeases the powers that be, your
FOID is NULL and VOID. Which means you can’t own guns legally.
Lawsuit: SWAT Officers Dragged 10-Year-Old from Bathtub, Made
Him Stand Naked Next to 4-Year-Old Sister, Terrorized Family
alternet.org July 26, 2013 - Pittsburgh SWAT officers must face
claims that they raided a family's home, violently dragged a
child from the bathtub, and "terrorized" them at gunpoint, a
federal judge ruled.
Police Blame ‘Poor Lighting’ After They Shoot Dead Innocent
Grandfather, While Searching The Wrong Home
Daily Mail - Fort Worth, TX., police have blamed poor lighting
after responding May 28 to a burglary alarm, searching the wrong
home and shooting dead beloved husband Jerry Waller, according
to an affidavit. The city of Fort Worth has had more than one
incident involving misidentified homes this year, the second
resulted in the wrong house being bulldozed.
Obama administration requires stage magician to submit 32-page
disaster plan for his rabbit
(NaturalNews) The age of reason is over, as we know it,
destroyed by an out-of-control and perpetually growing federal
bureaucracy that has morphed into a fourth branch of government.
How bad has it gotten? Would you believe that the bureaucracy is
so insane that even magicians have to file a "disaster plan"
with the government for animals they use in their act.
Fed's Bernanke Should Testify in AIG Bailout Lawsuit, Judge
moneynews.com - A U.S. judge said Federal Reserve Chairman Ben
Bernanke should be required to testify in the lawsuit by the
former chief of American International Group Inc., Maurice
"Hank" Greenberg, against the United States over the insurer's
US judge rules that Espionage Act does not require proof of any
RT - In another potential setback for whistleblowers, a US judge
has made a ruling that essentially lowers the requirements for
government prosecutors to prove damage to national security
committed by alleged leakers.
VIDEO: FEMA Insider: A Large Number of Truck Drivers Have
Vanished While Delivering Weapons, Grenades, Ammo
RINF - It’s no secret that the U.S. government has been
domestically stockpiling unimaginable amounts of ammunition and
weapons. So much ammunition, in fact, that it surpasses even
what the military uses on a yearly basis in the mid east
theaters of war.
NH Police View Peaceful Libertarian and Occupy Activists as
Activist Post - Police in Concord, New Hampshire have applied
for a grant to acquire a $258,000 armored vehicle from the DHS
to combat domestic terrorism. According to their application,
they cited "active threats" from domestic "terror" groups like
Free State Project and Occupy New Hampshire as the primary
reason for requiring this military equipment.
Globalist Agitprop: Hillary Clinton, the Miniseries
Kurt Nimmo - In order to get Americans ready for president
Hillary Clinton, NBC, the death merchant General Electric’s
former premier Mockingbird media asset now run by the
transnational Comcast, will produce a television miniseries
featuring the erstwhile first lady and secretary of state.
YouTube: Judge Napolitano: Detroit's Obamacare Bailout To
Fox Business July 29, 2013.
The Important Things We DON’T Have Money For, And The Crazy
Things We DO Have Money For…
Economic Collapse - In an age of "belt tightening" and "budget
cuts", you would think that government officials would be trying
to spend our money wisely.
Nasty Pesticide In Wheat Degraded by Probiotic Used In Culturing
Natural Blaze - A new study published in Letters in Applied
Microbiology shows that a commonly used food probiotic known as
Lactobacillus plantarum is capable of degrading dangerous
pesticide residues in wheat (pirimiphos-methyl), confirming the
traditional fermentation-based food-processing technique known
as culturing can significantly improve the safety of
29 Nettle Tea Benefits: Sipping on Nettle Tea for Better Health
Natural Society - Nettle tea is a wonderful health-boosting herb
offering numerous benefits. Start planting some nettle so that
you can experience 29 nettle tea benefits.
Dannon Colors its Yogurt Not with Fruit But with Crushed Beetles
Natural Society - Did you know that one of the most trusted
yogurt companies, Dannon, has been coloring their yogurts not
with fruit, but with crushed cochineal beetles?
Brain Scans Reveal that Processed Foods ARE Addictive...Again!
Natural Society - A recent study using brain scans shows once
again that junk food, sugar, and highly processed carbohydrates
are addictive - plain and simple.
Bitter melon juice may hold the key to prevent and treat
(NaturalNews) A group of scientists working at the Colorado
University Cancer Center in Denver have released the results of
a study in the journal Carcinogenesis, demonstrating how bitter
melon juice restricts the ability of pancreatic cancer cells to
metabolize glucose, thus cutting the cells' energy source and
eventually killing them.
Can manuka honey prevent cancer?
(NaturalNews) The 5-year study by a group of researchers from
the UAE University in Al Ain reveals the use of Manuka honey for
cancer treatment. In a recent study that was published in PLOS
ONE, a scientific journal, Manuka honey was proven to contain
properties that can inhibit the growth of tumors in the breasts,
colon, and skin.
The Top 10 Teas For Your Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Natural Blaze - When you’re sick, little is more comforting than
holding a steaming mug of fragrant tea in both hands, warming
your face with the hot steam. Somehow, no matter how rotten you
felt before, you instantly feel just a tiny bit better.
Colloidal silver is an antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral
(NaturalNews) Silver has been used since ancient Greek and Roman
times as an antimicrobial, for preserving foods and liquids and
medicinally. Then, in the early Twentieth Century, allopathic
medicine monopolized all medical practice, favoring only
Feeling physically and mentally overwhelmed? Try ashwagandha -
an all-around wonder herb for anxiety, stress and toxic overload
(NaturalNews) As a potent adaptogen, it strengthens the system
to withstand mental, physical and environmental stress, earning
it the title "Indian ginseng." If you find you could use some
support, ashwagandha is an excellent option.
Magnesium neutralizes lethal injections: Amazing research
(NaturalNews) Although you are unlikely to need an emergency
injection of magnesium to neutralize a toxin that will kill you
within minutes, you do need magnesium to ward off the slow and
steady infiltration of toxins assimilated by your body on a
daily basis due to polluted air, water and food.
Pepsi forks over $9 million settlement, agrees to stop calling
Naked Juice 'natural'
(NaturalNews) According to new reports, PepsiCo has not only
agreed to pay out a $9 million settlement as part of the case,
but has also relented from labeling its juice products as "all
natural," pending further clarification by the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) on the appropriate use of this
Under New Proposed Internet Laws, We Will All Be Felons
Activist Post - Did you know it is a misdemeanor to use your
work computer to email your friends?... The law which
criminalizes such behaviors is called the 1986 Computer Fraud
and Abuse Act; and if the Department of Justice (DOJ) gets its
way, they want to make misusing your computer in any way a
felony under the “exceeds authorized use” of any computer
including your own personal computer.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: DHS using facial expression recognition
software to track/spot terrorist (Unhappy People)
Daily Paul - Is your face giving you away? Meet renowned
psychologist Paul Ekman, who has spent his life studying how our
facial muscles involuntarily reveal emotions like sadness and
anger. His comprehensive catalog of human facial expressions has
become an important tool for everyone from law enforcement
agents to animators.
DARPA to Genetically Engineer Humans by Adding a 47th Chromosome
Activist Post - DARPA, the Department of Defense’s research arm,
has just put out a new solicitation for a project called,
“Advanced Tools for Mammalian Genome Engineering” on the
government’s Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
site. This project isn’t just for engineering any mammal’s
genome, however; it’s specifically for the bioengineering of
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Auditor Urges Safeguards as USDA Pays 6,336 Dead People 36
Bloomberg - Random sampling of USDA’s program rolls with the
Social Security Administration’s master list of dead individuals
found that 6,336 people got conservation aid, crop-insurance
subsidies or disaster assistance more than one year after they
had died from 2008 through 2012, the Government Accounting
Office said today in a report.
A Race to Save the Orange by Altering Its DNA - Oranges? Next
12160.info - The disease that sours oranges and leaves them half
green, already ravaging citrus crops across the world, had
reached the state’s storied groves. Mr. Kress, the president of
Southern Gardens Citrus, in charge of two and a half million
orange trees and a factory that squeezes juice for Tropicana and
Florida’s Natural, sat in silence for several long moments.
Survey: only 15% of farmers would eat GMO food
(NaturalNews) The British survey was funded by Barclays Bank and
done in collaboration with Farmers Weekly. Only 15% of farmers
polled said they would eat GMO food. Talk about a blanket
rejection. It can't get much clearer than that.
Eight States Allow Hemp Growth; Fed Law Conflicts
Breitbart - So far, 19 states have passed hemp legislation,
including nine that allow its production. Eight states have
passed bills calling for the study of hemp, while three states
passed bills setting up commissions or authorizing the study of
it, according to Vote Hemp.
YouTube : Yet Another "9/11 Was An Inside Job" Song
Scootle Royale - An original song. Although primarily about 9/11
it does touch on some other issues such as the dumbing down of
the public, the bombings of 3/11 and 7/7, the global
warming/carbon tax scam, the central banking scam, fluoridated
water, toxins in vaccines, the Kennedy assassination, the false
left-right paradigm, the Rockefellers, the Saudi Corporation
Ptech, swine flu, martial law, the police state and Internet 2.
The day that Albert Einstein feared may have finally
Yes, we are there!
July 29, 2013 - Today in History:
1773 - The 1st
schoolhouse to be located west of the Allegheny Mountains was built
in Schoenbrunn, OH.
1786 - "The Pittsburgh Gazette" became the first newspaper west of
the Alleghenies to be published. The paper's name was later changed
to "The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette."
1914 - The 1st transcontinental telephone service was inaugurated
when 2 people held a conversation between New York, NY and San
1940 - John Sigmund of St. Louis, MO, completed a 292-mile swim down
the Mississippi River. The swim from St. Louis to Caruthersville, MO
took him 89 hours and 48 minutes.
1957 - Jack Paar began hosting the "Tonight" show on NBC-TV. The
name of the show was changed to "The Jack Paar Show." Paar was host
for five years.
1957 - The International Atomic Energy Agency was established.
1958 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was
authorized by the U.S. Congress.
1968 - Pope Paul VI reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church's stance
against artificial methods of birth control.
1975 - OAS (Organization of American States) members voted to lift
collective sanctions against Cuba. The U.S. government welcomed the
action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with
Cuba on normalization.
1981 - England's Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer were married.
1985 - General Motors announced that Spring Hill, TN, would be the
home of the Saturn automobile assembly plant.
1993 - The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker
John Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard "Ivan the Terrible."
His death sentence was thrown out and he was set free.
1997 - Minamata Bay in Japan was declared free of mercury 40 years
after contaminated food fish were blamed for deaths and birth
1998 - The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against
General Motors. The strike caused $2.8 billion in lost revenues.
2005 - Astronomers announced that they had discovered a new planet (Xena)
larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun.
Wave of car bombings in Iraq kills at least 47
A wave of over a dozen car bombings hit central and southern Iraq during
morning rush hour on Monday, officials said, killing at least 47 people
in the latest coordinated attack by insurgents determined to undermine
Bloodbath in Cairo: More than 120 dead and 1,000 injured after police
'shoot to kill' in violent clashes which have rocked Egypt
More than 120 people are believed to have been killed at a protest in
support of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi, according to the
Muslim Brotherhood. Security forces are reported to have started
shooting demonstrators shortly before pre-dawn morning prayers at a
round-the-clock vigil in Cairo being staged by backers of Morsi, who was
removed from power by the army three weeks ago.
Makeshift field hospitals around the area near the Rabaa al-Adawiya
mosque were overwhelmed, with one doctor telling the BBC that more than
1,000 had been injured.
US drone strike kills 5 in northwestern Pakistan
At least five people have been killed in an attack by a US assassination
drone in northwestern Pakistan.
The casualties come after two missiles hit a convoy of people in the
Shawal area of North Waziristan Sunday evening.
Homicide charges for train driver in Spanish crash
The driver of a Spanish train that derailed at high speed, killing 79
people, was charged provisionally Sunday with multiple cases of
A court statement said investigative magistrate Luis Alaez released
Francisco Jose Garzon Amo without bail.
White House Muted in Response to New Mass Killing of Egyptian Protesters
The Obama administration’s response was once again muted on Sunday after
the second mass killing of Egyptian demonstrators in three weeks, as
Western diplomats worked behind the scenes to calm the tensions, and
lawmakers expressed scant support for cutting off American aid to Egypt.
Morsi supporters to hold million-man march in Egypt
Press TV - Supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi have
called for a million-man march on Tuesday, despite warnings of decisive
action by authorities.
Egypt’s interim leader gives green light for civilian arrests
RT - Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour has signed a decree giving
the military the right to arrest civilians. The move has sparked fears
of a further escalation of violence throughout the country.
Erdogan lashes out at EU, UN over Egypt v Turkey unrest reaction
RT - Turkish PM Erdogan has criticized the EU for not condemning the
violent crackdown on demonstrators in Egypt, which resulted in dozens of
deaths, strongly enough. He believes the EU’s stance on less violent
Turkish protests was unfairly tough.
Syria army retakes key base in Homs
Press TV - Syrian army troops have established control over a key base
held by foreign-backed militants in the central province of Homs.
65 killed in US overnight airstrikes in Afghanistan
Press TV - The casualties came after a series of airstrikes happened in
an area of Paktia Province on Sunday night. The US military has
confirmed separate air raids in three villages, saying those killed were
Russia won’t extradite Snowden to US – Kremlin
RT - Moscow says security agency FSB is in talks with the FBI over
Snowden. But the whistleblower will not be extradited to the US, a
Kremlin spokesman said, adding he's sure the fugitive NSA contractor
will stop harming Washington if granted asylum in Russia.
‘Too fat to stay’: Obese man may be kicked out of New Zealand
RT - An obese South African chef weighing 130 kg (286 lbs) is being
kicked out of New Zealand for being too fat – but he’s not leaving
without a fight.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Secret DARPA Mind Control Project Revealed: Leaked Document
Whistleblower Reveals Military Mind Control Project At Major
University. Activist Post was recently contacted by an anonymous
whistleblower who worked on a secret ongoing mind-control
project for DARPA. The aim of the program is to remotely disrupt
political dissent and extremism by employing "Transcranial
Magnetic Stimulation" (TMS) in tandem with sophisticated
propaganda based on this technology. TMS stimulates the temporal
lobe of the brain with electromagnetic fields.
What John Kerry Really Did in Vietnam
With John Kerry currently in full Henry Kissinger regalia,
parading around the Middle East, brow-beating the Palestinians
and their allies in the region and Europe into signing onto a
deeply flawed peace accord that primarily serves Israeli and
American interests, it may prove a useful exercise to inspect
the curriculum vitae of this putative peace-maker, especially
during those formative years when the Secretary of State first
carved out his name in the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Survivors Of WWII A-Bombings To Be Tested As Part Of Historic
As part of a historic effort to learn more about the long-term
effects of radiation, doctors in Torrance are working with local
survivors of the atomic bombings of Japan in World War II. The
survivors, who now live in Southern California, will be examined
by Japanese and American doctors Saturday at Providence Little
Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance.Since the 1970s,
they’ve been taking part in a long-term study on radiation
Deadly thunderstorms to rage across much of US
Thunderstorms were set to hit much of the country Monday,
bringing more rain after two people - including a girl - drowned
in a swollen river in North Carolina. The National Weather
Service warned late Sunday and early Monday that “hazardous
weather” could hit from Florida to Maine and as far west as
“If I find an eagle or hawk feather, can I keep it?”
Many people ask “If I find an eagle or hawk feather, can I keep
it?” The answer is "No." All raptors are protected by state and
federal regulations. It is illegal to capture or kill a raptor;
possess a raptor (living or dead), or any pieces or parts of
raptors, including feathers, without proper permits from state
and federal government agencies.
Celebrated hacker Barnaby Jack dies
Barnaby Jack, a top computer hacker who exposed vulnerabilities
in bank ATMs and sparked safety improvements in medical devices,
has died in San Francisco, a week before he was due to make a
high-profile presentation at a hacking conference.
California's largest health care insurer for small businesses
drops out of Obamacare exchange
One of the "Affordable" Care Act's most recent casualties is
Anthem Blue Cross, which has announced it will shun California's
small-business health insurance market, which the Los Angeles
Times describes as a "a potential setback in the state's rollout
of the federal healthcare law."
Groundbreaking investigation reveals Monsanto teaming up with US
military to target GMO activists
A hard-hitting investigative report recently published by a
prominent German newspaper has uncovered some shocking details
about the tactics being used by chemical giant Monsanto in
assuming control of global agriculture. According to this
thorough analysis, Monsanto appears to be aggressively targeting
independent researchers, scientists, activists, and others
opposed to genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) by utilizing
the vast resources and manpower of both the United States
federal government and the American military-industrial complex.
Sen. Paul moves to cut US aid to Egypt
Press TV - The amendment by the Kentucky Republican comes as a
growing number of senators are rebelling against the White
House’s decision not to call the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi by
the military a coup.
U.S. Army to Buy Millions of Russian Rounds of Ammo and Popular
Kit Daniels - The U.S. Army is now looking to stockpile nearly
3,000,000 live rounds of Soviet-era Russian ammo popular with
civilian shooters.... The army intends to store all these rounds
in ammo storage facilities at both Camp Stanley in Boerne, Texas
and the Blue Grass Army Depot in Kentucky.
VIDEO: Chris Christie attacks Rand Paul and growing strain of
'libertarian' foreign policy
Daily Paul - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Thursday
offered a clear broadside against Republicans drifting toward a
more libertarian view of foreign policy, lumping Sen. Rand Paul
(R-Ky.) in with them and suggesting they explain their position
to victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Huge Victory: Non-GMO Label for Meat, Eggs Approved for U.S. Use
Natural Society - You may have heard, but the USDA has approved
a non-GMO label for meat and liquid egg products, saying if the
animals were fed GMO ingredients.
80 percent of U.S. adults face near-poverty, unemployment,
Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness,
near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their
lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive
7 Charts That Prove That The Stock Market Has Become Completely
Divorced From Reality
Economic Collapse - The mainstream media would have us believe
that the U.S. economy must be in great shape since the stock
market has been setting new all-time record highs this month.
But is that really true?
Judge: VA Can Treat Vets Harmed by Experiments
A federal judge in Oakland has ruled that Cold War military
veterans who say they were harmed by government-backed chemical
and biological experiments aren't entitled to medical treatment
outside the Department of Veterans Affairs medical system.
U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled Wednesday that the
veterans failed to prove that the VA system was inadequate to
properly treat them. She did order the government to keep the
thousands of veterans who participated in the experiments
up-to-date on any new health hazards that may surface.
Study finds cheap tea bags contain dangerously high levels of
Opting for cheap supermarket tea bags over artisan blends could
have long-term health consequences, according to new research.
A study published in the journal Food Research International has
found that cheap tea bags from supermarkets including Asda,
Sainsbury's and Tesco can push a person's fluoride intake over
daily recommended levels and put them at a higher risk of bone
and dental disease.
NYC allows doctors to "prescribe" fruits and vegetables to treat
Dubbed the "Fruit and Vegetables Prescription Program," this
program allows doctors to "prescribe" fresh fruit and vegetables
to overweight or obese patients by giving them "Health Bucks"
that are redeemable at local farmer's markets.
The best natural remedies for treating poison ivy rashes
Clearly, most remedies for poison ivy rashes involve ingredients
that are easily found around the house, or which are inexpensive
to buy. Therefore, if you intend to camp in or hike through an
area that contains poison ivy, oak, or sumac, it is a great idea
to carry at least one of the above ingredients in your bag, as
well as the aforementioned rubbing alcohol to prevent an
allergic reaction from the outset. If you prepare in advance for
possible contact with these plants, then you reduce the risk of
having an adventure ruined because of the persistent and
unbearable itching it causes.
New study shows magic mushrooms repair brain damage caused by
A new study by The University of South Florida has found that
low doses of the active ingredient in magic mushrooms repairs
brain damage caused by extreme trauma, offering renewed hope to
millions of sufferers of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder).
Rising incidence of whooping cough leads Missouri to offer
dangerous vaccine for free
According to a front page article of the St. Louis Post
Dispatch, dated July 17, 2013, Missourians are being offered a
free Tdap vaccine in July to protect them against the reported
rising incidence of pertussis or "whooping cough." The vaccine
is being offered to residents aged 11 and older.
Courts quietly confirm MMR Vaccine causes Autism
After decades of passionate debate, parents probably missed the
repeated admissions by drug companies and governments alike that
vaccines do in fact cause autism. For concerned parents seeking
the truth, it’s worth remembering that the exact same people who
own the world’s drug companies also own America’s news outlets.
Finding propaganda-free information has been difficult, until
MSNBC host says newborn infants don't count as 'alive' unless
parents decide they do; infanticide is the new abortion
(NaturalNews) Today Natural News denounces Melissa Harris-Perry,
the latest talking head "death worshipper" to publicly imply
that she supports the murder of living, breathing newborn
children. According to Harris-Perry, life begins when the
parents feel like life begins. And together with some twisted
new "ethics" arguments from the radical left, this can include
months or years after a child is born.
Health benefits of sunflower seeds
(NaturalNews) According to a micronutrient research facility,
people who ingest seeds and nuts regularly have a lower
possibility of having heart ailments or diabetes mellitus. The
health benefits of sunflower seeds are profoundly documented by
Taoist anti-aging medical practitioner Dr. Mao Shing Ni. He
asserts that the seeds be added to one's diet because of their
significant nutritive content.
3 Simple Turmeric Uses for Skincare, Cuisine, and Disease
Natural Society - Turmeric is widely regarded as one of the best
health foods around - here are turmeric uses for skincare,
cuisine, and disease prevention.
Boosting Health with Basil: 7 Great Health Benefits of a Common
Natural Society - Used for centuries as a tasteful
health-boosting herb, sweet basil is a must-have in any kitchen.
Here are 7 awesome health benefits of basil...
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
FDA/USDA Collude to Eliminate True Organic Egg Production
Cornucopia - In a draft guidance released July 23, the Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) says tiny screened porches for laying
hens qualify as the “outdoor access” required in organic egg
production. The USDA’s lack of enforcement on the outdoor access
requirement has helped shift the lion’s share of production of
organic eggs to giant agribusinesses.
Dogswell Jerky Treat Withdraw
Susan Thixton - "During routine testing of our products, the New
York State Department of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM)
discovered that a sample of our Dogswell Happy Hips Chicken
Breast Jerky contained trace amounts of an antibiotic residue
that has not been approved for use in the United States."
Zoo's baby penguins march their way home
Too cute....Four of the five penguin chicks march towards their
new habitat during the March of the Penguins at the San
Francisco Zoo in San Francisco, Calif. on July 27, 2013.
Spectators watch as four penguin chicks march towards their new
habitat during the March of the Penguins at the San Francisco
Zoo in San Francisco, Calif.
July 26, 2013 - Today in History:
1775 - A postal system was established by the 2nd Continental
Congress of the United States. The first Postmaster General was
1788 - New York became the 11th state to ratify the U.S.
1881 - Thomas Edison and Patrick Kenny execute a patent application
for a facsimile telegraph (U.S. Pat. 479,184).
1907 - The Chester was launched. It was the first turbine-propelled
1908 - U.S. Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte issued an order
that created an investigative agency that was a forerunner of the
1945 - Winston Churchill resigned as Britain's prime minister.
1947 - U.S. President Truman signed The National Security Act. The
act created the National Security Council, the Department of
Defense, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Joint Chiefs of
1948 - U.S. President Truman signed executive orders that prohibited
discrimination in the U.S. armed forces and federal employment.
1953 - Fidel Castro began his revolt against Fulgencio Batista with
an unsuccessful attack on an army barracks in eastern Cuba. Castro
eventually ousted Batista six years later.
1956 - Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez
1971 - Apollo 15 was launched from Cape Kennedy, FL.
1998 - AT&T and British Telecommunications PLC announced they were
forming a joint venture to combine international operations and
develop a new Internet system.
Prosecutor orders ousted Egypt President Morsi's arrest over Hamas links
RT - An arrest order has been issued for ousted Egyptian President
Mohamed Morsi over suspected links to Hamas. State media reports the
Muslim Brotherhood leader has already been questioned and confronted
with the evidence.
VIDEO: Thousands take to the streets after opposition leader gunned down
RT - Tunisian opposition member Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead in the
capital Tunis on Thursday, six months after the murder of another
secular leader sparked a national crisis. Thousands of secularists have
poured on to the streets in protest.
Syria Army says has made more gains
Press TV - The Syrian Army says it has made more gains in clearing the
country of foreign-backed militants, inflicting heavy losses on them.
Russia Furious About NATO Drill Centered Around “Foreign Invasion” of
Paul Joseph Watson - Russia has slammed an upcoming NATO military
exercise set to take place in the ex-Soviet Baltic republics that
centers around a “foreign invasion” of Poland and represents the
organization’s biggest training drill since the Cold War.
Implement Congo peace deal, UNSC says
Press TV - The United Nations Security Council has called for the
implementation of a UN-mediated agreement meant to end the interminable
cycles of violence in the eastern Democratic Republic
Hepatitis B Vaccine Discontinued After Three Newborn Babies Die
Natural Blaze - On July 21, the nation’s health minister, Nguyen Thi Kim
Tien, sent her condolences to the families of the deceased infants,
ordering vaccine e keep calm” and continue vaccinating their children.
Second-Largest Dutch City Bans Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide
Natural Society - The second largest Dutch city known as Rotterdam has
recently begun a green initiative that effectively bans Monsanto's
U.S. News, Politics & Government
U.S. Says Ring Stole 160 Million Credit Card Numbers
nytimes.com - A prolific gang of foreign hackers stole and sold
160 million credit card numbers from more than a dozen
companies, causing hundreds of millions of dollars in losses,
federal prosecutors charged on Thursday in what they described
as the largest hacking and data breach case in the country.
The scheme was run by four Russian nationals and a Ukrainian,
said the United States attorney for the District of New Jersey,
Paul J. Fishman, who announced the indictments in Newark.
Judge Alters Charge Sheet Against Bradley Manning, as Gov't
Closing Argument Says He's a Traitor and Anarchist
Activist Post - After some bizarre testimony on Day 20 from
Manning's former supervisor, Jihrleah Showman, as well another
witness claiming memory loss, Judge Denise Lind has formally
changed the charge sheet in another bizarre move.
No military solution to Syria crisis: Kerry
Press TV - "There is no military solution to Syria. There is
only a political solution, and that will require leadership in
order to bring people to the table," he said at the UN
Headquarters in New York on Thursday. The US is the persident of
the UN Security Council for the month of July.
YouTube: Sen. Rand Paul at Foreign Relations Hearing on the
Crisis in Egypt
Published on Jul 25, 2013.
Pentagon to deploy huge blimps over Washington, DC for
RT - A pair of high-tech Army blimps is coming to the greater
Washington, DC area, and soon they will be able to provide the
military with surveillance powers that spans hundreds of
millions of acres from North Carolina to Niagara Falls, Canada.
VIDEO: CIA Museum Shows Off AK-47 Taken From Dead Osama bin
Kurt Nimmo - And there is a bridge for sale in Brooklyn. Like
something out of a Ripley’s Believe It or Not odditorium, the
CIA has put what it claims to be Osama bin Laden’s AK47 on
display at its museum in Langley, Virginia.
These Are The 217 People Who Voted To Preserve NSA Surveillance
Zero Hedge - Presenting the
full roll call breakdown of the Amash Amendment (as
described previously) to shutter the NSA's surveillance
Homeland Security’s Future Home: A Former Mental Hospital
Bloomberg Businessweek - Chris Mills frequently gives tours of
St. Elizabeths Hospital, a former mental institution where the
U.S. Department of Homeland Security is building a $4.5 billion
Florida airport evacuated after depleted uranium discovered
RT - Portions of an airport in Miami, Florida were evacuated
after depleted uranium was discovered early Thursday.
Firefighters cleared a 150-foot area of the Opa-locka Executive
Airport in south Florida after a 55 gallon drum located either
on or near part of a dismantled aircraft was discovered to be
containing exposed, depleted uranium, NBC 6 South Florida
College Republicans Denied Admittance to Obama Speech
National Review - President Obama was bound to receive a warm
response from the audience attending his speech at the
University of Central Missouri yesterday — because some students
who disagreed with him weren’t allowed into the building.
VIDEO: Energy Companies Pay Prisons to Cut Power During Heat
Activist Post - Another dumpy thing about Ohio, besides their
increasing sinkhole problem, is the way they treat their
prisoners. There are witness accounts of how privatization has
dramatically changed typical jail time. Any major discomfort is
acceptable as long as it turns a profit.
It Is Happening Again: 18 Similarities Between The Last
Financial Crisis And Today
Economic Collapse - If our leaders could have recognized the
signs ahead of time, do you think that they could have prevented
the financial crisis of 2008? That is a very timely question,
because so many of the warning signs that we saw just before and
during the last financial crisis are popping up again.
Sequestration Will Prevent Creation Of Up To 1.6 Million Jobs In
Next Year, CBO Concludes
Huffington Post - As many as 1.6 million new jobs could be added
to the U.S. economy if Congress simply canceled the budget cuts
implemented due to sequestration from Aug. 1, 2013, to the end
of September 2014, a new non-partisan study has concluded.
Veterans win mixed ruling on exposure to chemicals
sfgate.com - A federal judge in Oakland has ruled that Thousands
of military veterans who were exposed to chemicals during
decades of secret weapons testing are entitled to up-to-date
government information about possible health hazards but can't
get government-funded health care outside the Department of
Veterans Affairs system
VIDEO: 400,000 Foreclosure Settlement Checks Sent To Wrong
Huffington Post - Like millions of Americans who tried to stave
off foreclosure in recent years, Lanette Worles says her bank
repeatedly lost vital paperwork she submitted, scuttling her
chance at saving her home.
Halliburton Pleading Guilty to Destroying Oil Spill Files
Bloomberg - The Halliburton unit will plead guilty to one
misdemeanor violation “associated with the deletion of records
created after the Macondo well incident,” pay the statutory
maximum fine of $200,000 and accept a term of three years’
probation, the company said in a statement. The plea is subject
to court approval.
VIDEO: Hercules Rig - 36 Hours Post-Explosion
onwingsofcare.org - The jack-up rig we videotaped and
photographed on Tuesday as it was burning and smoking with
natural gas exploded that night. It burned all day yesterday.
Today it is just a carcass. We'll let the photos and videos
speak for themselves.
Natural gas rig keeps burning in Gulf of Mexico
CNN - The fire that severely damaged a drilling rig in the Gulf
of Mexico subsided Thursday as sand and mud stopped up a natural
gas well that blew out earlier this week, federal regulators
Eat your way to weight loss with almonds
(NaturalNews) Studies conducted by a group of researchers lead
by Michelle Wien, Dr. P.H., R.D., show that almonds can help in
weight loss. Researchers mention almonds being dense in
nutrients. A well-nourished body does not usually crave for
food. If one maintains an unhealthy diet, the brain will always
send hunger signals to the body, thus resulting in binge eating
and eventually increase in weight.
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer causes kidney failure: Study
(NaturalNews) Men who undergo conventional hormone therapy
treatments for prostate cancer could be setting themselves up
for another potential health problem later on in life: renal
How Vitamin C and Other Nutrients Can Combat Exercise-Induced
Dr. Mercola - Meta-analysis suggests vitamin C may reduce
exercise-induced asthma by nearly 50 percent.
Research: How you respond to stress now determines your health
in 10 years
(NaturalNews) A study conducted at University of Pennsylvania
reminds us that the stressful events themselves are not the real
problem. Our reactions to those events are the problem - and a
serious one at that.
Blaming Full Moon for Sleep Troubles May Not Be Lunacy
Bloomberg - Scientists at the University of Basel, Switzerland
say they have found the first reliable evidence that sleep
patterns are influenced by lunar changes. The study, published
in Current Biology, shows brain activity related to deep sleep
in volunteers dropped by 30 percent around the full moon. The
study subjects also took longer to fall asleep and had shorter
Canadian agency attacks Jenny McCarthy for demanding
(NaturalNews) How ensconced is Big Pharma in our lives these
days? Apparently so much so that entire governments have become
cheerleaders for the poison they push. Consider the case of
actress, model and devoted mother, Jenny McCarthy.
Roundup and Birth Defects: Is the Public Being Kept in the Dark?
Green Med Info - The pesticide industry and EU regulators knew
as long ago as the 1980s-1990s that Roundup, the world's best
selling herbicide, causes birth defects – but they failed to
inform the public.
Researchers Prove Link Between Arsenic In Rice and DNA Damage
Prevent Disease - Rice is a staple in diets around the world,
but tests have recently detected alarming and worrisome levels
of arsenic in hundreds of rice products ranging from infant
cereals to rice cakes, rice pastas, rice drinks and rice itself.
Garlic Beats Drug in Detoxifying Lead Safely From Body
Green Med Info - Garlic is used the world over as a culinary
spice, but recent research indicates that among its 100+
medicinal properties it is far safer and more effective than a
commonly used chelation drug in pulling lead out of the human
Is This Fruit Extract 10,000 Times Better Than Chemo?
Natural Blaze - Published in the Journal of Natural Products in
1996, Compound 1, one of five extracted from the seed of the
graviola fruit, was found to be "selectively cytotoxic to colon
adenocarcinoma cells (HT-29) in which it was 10,000 times the
potency of adriamycin." [emphasis added]
VIDEO: RHex the ‘Parkour robot’ shows off its ability to handle
various obstacles in the wild
Activist Post - The University of Pennsylvania’s Kod*lab has
developed an amazingly nimble hexapedal “Parkour robot” dubbed
RHex, shown successfully handling various obstacles in the
Blueprints Of NSA's Ridiculously Expensive Data Center In Utah
Suggest It Holds Less Info Than Thought
Forbes - The NSA will soon cut the ribbon on a facility in Utah
built to help house and process data collected from telephone
and Internet companies, satellites, fiber-optic cables and
anywhere else it can plant listening devices. An NSA
spokesperson says the center will be up and running by the “end
of the fiscal year,” i.e., the end of September.
Feds tell Web firms to turn over user account passwords
cnet.com - The U.S. government has demanded that major Internet
companies divulge users' stored passwords, according to two
industry sources familiar with these orders, which represent an
escalation in surveillance techniques that has not previously
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Scientists confirm: Pesticides kill America's honey bees
RT - Scientists from the University of Maryland and the US
Department of Agriculture on Wednesday published a study that
linked chemicals, including fungicides, to the mass die-offs....
Scientists are concerned that “Beemageddon” could cause the
collapse of the $200 billion agriculture industry, since more
than 100 US crops rely on honey bees to pollinate them.
Dow Won't Quit - And Neither Will We
Beyond Pesticides - Thousands of people from across the country
took action last month to prevent Dow AgroSciences from using
its influence to insert Farm Bill language that would allow the
food uses of the pesticide sulfuryl fluoride to continue,
despite an EPA proposal to phase it out.
VIDEO: Let’s Eat Our Landscaping
Gaia Health - Pam Warhurst tells how she and her community
decided to start a revolution by growing food in public spaces.
They didn’t consult. They didn’t write reports. They didn’t ask
for permission. They just did it. In just a short time, their
town became a lush garden, full of food-growing plants.
Benefits of Coconut Oil For Dogs
dogingtonpost.com - Many vets and researchers today are
recommending the regular use of coconut oil for dogs and many
other pets as an excellent source of nutrients, which keeps your
dog in good health.
July 25, 2013 - Today in History:
1759 - British forces defeated a French army at Fort Niagara in
1805 - Aaron Burr visited New Orleans with plans to establish a new
country, with New Orleans as the capital city.
1845 - China granted Belgium equal trading rights with Britain,
France and the United States.
1850 - Gold was discovered in the Rogue River in OR.
1861 - The Crittenden Resolution, which called for the American
Civil War to be fought to preserve the Union and not for slavery,
was passed by the U.S. Congress.
1866 - Ulysses S. Grant was named General of the Army. He was the
first American officer to hold the rank.
1868 - The U.S. Congress passed an act creating the Wyoming
1907 - Korea became a protectorate of Japan.
1909 - French aviator Louis Bleriot flew across the English Channel
in a monoplane. He traveled from Calais to Dover in 37 minutes. He
was the first man to fly across the channel.
1914 - Russia declared that it would act to protect Serbian
1924 - Greece announced the deportation of 50,000 Armenians.
1941 - The U.S. government froze all Japanese and Chinese assets.
1943 - Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini was overthrown in a
1946 - The U.S. detonated an atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll in the
Pacific. It was the first underwater test of the device.
1952 - Puerto Rico became a self-governing commonwealth of the U.S.
1978 - Louise Joy Brown, the first test-tube baby, was born in
Oldham, England. She had been conceived through in-vitro
1984 - Soviet cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman
to walk in space. She was aboard the orbiting space station Salyut
1994 - Israel and Jordan formally ended the state of war that had
existed between them since 1948.
1998 - The USS Harry S. Truman was commissioned and put into service
by the U.S. Navy.
1999 - Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France. He was only the
second American to win the race.
2010 - WikiLeaks leaked to the public more than 90,000 internal
reports involving the U.S-led War in Afghanistan from 2004-2010.
officials warn Russia against giving refuge to Edward Snowden
Press TV - In a blunt warning to Russia, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.),
chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Russia is
provoking a diplomatic crisis with its reported granting of refuge to
‘Far from defeated’: Al-Qaeda is expanding and its ‘most significant
foreign enemy’ is France
RT - Al-Qaeda’s resilience, ideological strength and expansion in the
midst of escalating sectarian struggle has increased the threat it poses
- and it will take decades to win the ideological struggle against it,
according to a new report.
Who Controls The Global Economy? Do Not Underestimate The Power Of The
Economic Collapse - In this world money equals power, and the borrower
is the servant of the lender. When you follow the pyramid all the way to
the top, it begins to become very clear who really is in control.
VIDEO: Egypt's public prosecutor orders arrest of Brotherhood leaders
Press TV - Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the arrest of Muslim
Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and eight other senior members of the
US to halt F-16 supplies to Egypt due to 'current situation'
RT - US President Barack Obama has taken a personal decision to suspend
the delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, claiming it is no longer
“appropriate” following the toppling Mohamed Morsi’s government.
Israel, US dictated EU move on Hezbollah: Nasrallah
Press TV - The secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement
Hezbollah has condemned the European Union’s decision to declare the
group's armed wing a “terrorist” organization.
Expansive New Zealand surveillance bill expected to pass through
RT - New Zealand lawmakers say they now have enough votes to pass a
controversial bill that will expand the government’s power, authorizing
the interception of private communications in the name of national
$58 billion: Fukushima decontamination outlay to rise by six times
RT - The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and
Technology claims that decontamination will cost at least 3.13 trillion
yen ($32 billion) and the sum could rise to 5.81 trillion yen ($58
billion). The current state budget earmarked for the clean-up is only
one trillion yen.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Plan to defund NSA phone collection program defeated
Washington Post - A controversial proposal to restrict how the
National Security Agency collects telephone records failed to
advance by a narrow margin Wednesday, a victory for the Obama
administration, which has spent weeks defending the program
since media leaks sparked international outrage about the
VIDEO: Killing a police animal a felony under new state law
news10.com - Effective November 1, the killing of a police
animal will be a felony offense in New York State. Governor
Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday that will hold
individuals responsible for the killing of specially-trained
The Ten Most Disturbing Things You Should Know About the FBI
aclu.org - As Congress considers the nomination of James B.
Comey to lead the FBI for the next ten years, lawmakers should
examine measures to rein in a bureau that has undermined civil
liberties in the name of fighting terrorism. This is a false
trade off: we can be both safe and free.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Army Conducts Nighttime Exercises in
Kurt Nimmo - The Windy City’s Office of Emergency Management and
Communications (OEMC) told the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday it is
providing support for “routine military training exercises,”
including flying helicopters in the downtown area of the city at
Fake Libertarian Glenn Beck - "America Was Established for the
Establishment of Israel"
xrepublic.tv - Beck speaking at John Hagee's Christians United
For Israel on July 23, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
VIDEO: WARNING: Prominent Activists Being Framed With Child Porn
Activist Post - A disturbing trend is unfolding where some
entity is attempting to frame prominent anti-establishment
activists and alternative media organizations with child
pornography. These activists are being sent emails with
malicious attachments containing images of child porn in a
seeming attempt to discredit them or set them up for arrest.
U.S. city looks to penalize Bible believers
WND - Think it’s hot in Texas these days? Just wait a few weeks,
until the San Antonio City Council ends its summer hiatus and
resumes work on a proposed change to its nondiscrimination
ordinances that apparently will discriminate against all who
take the Bible at its word and follow it.
U.S. Border Patrol Deporting Illegal Alien with 37 Criminal
Convictions in USA
CNS News - A spokesman for the Buffalo CBP sector told
CNSNews.com that the suspect's first conviction came in 1982;
the most recent was in 2007. Border Patrol says it first learned
of the man on Saturday.
VIDEO: New RFID ‘Smart Guns’ May Be Used By Govt to Bypass
Anthony Gucciardi - TriggerSmart, the manufacturer of the
Orwellian weapons that already exist in various European regions
thanks to branding that smart guns are the ‘safer’ alternative
to real weapons, hopes to start selling smart guns within the
United States as soon as possible — and you could see them make
a grand entrance by 2014.
Police Notify Family of Son’s Homicide, Shoot Pet Dog
Paul Joseph Watson - [Warning: Disturbing videos] Police in
Henrico County, Virginia visited a family’s home to impart the
tragic news that their son had been killed in a homicide but
then proceeded to shoot the family’s pet dog Tiger.
20 Controversial Questions The Mainstream Media Won’t Touch With
A Ten Foot Pole
investmentwatchblog.com - These days, if an important news story
is deemed to be “too controversial” or threatens an important
political or corporate interest, it is usually first broken
either by the alternative media or by a foreign news source. If
the story gets enough traction, sometimes the mainstream media
will eventually start covering it as well.
Judge freezes challenges to Detroit bankruptcy
Daily Mail - After two hours of arguments, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
Steven Rhodes made clear he's in charge. He granted Detroit's
request to put a permanent freeze on three lawsuits filed in
Ingham County, including another judge's extraordinary decision
that Gov. Rick Snyder trampled the Michigan Constitution and
acted illegally in approving the Chapter 9 filing.
10 Reasons the U.S. Economy Is Stuck
alternet.org - No matter what New York Times columnist Thomas
Friedman and his followers say, we are not living in a "sharing
economy". We are living in a zero-sum economy – in which a
handful of investors and owners win at everyone else's expense.
VIDEO: Ron Paul: Why I’m Holding My Gold
Liberty Crier - Former Congressman Ron Paul (TX) explains why
gold has bottomed. He also weighs in on the Federal Reserve
Chairman Ben Bernanke, and Rand Paul’s possible presidential bid
with CNBC’s Jackie DeAngelis.
Goldman Sachs Aluminum Price Manipulation Scheme Makes Billions
In Profit, Report
NY Times - Each day, a fleet of trucks shuffles 1,500-pound bars
of the metal among the warehouses. Two or three times a day,
sometimes more, the drivers make the same circuits. They load in
one warehouse. They unload in another. And then they do it
again. This industrial dance has been choreographed by Goldman
to exploit pricing regulations set up by an overseas commodities
exchange, an investigation by The New York Times has found.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: SEAL Team 6 Families Force Congress To
Investigate Mysterious Chopper Crash
Steve Watson - Pentagon cremated soldiers bodies; claims black
box washed away in flash flood.... Led by firebrand Rep. Jason
Chaffetz (R-Utah), Congress is to launch an official
investigation into the mysterious helicopter crash that killed
several members of the Navy SEAL team 6 in Afghanistan in 2011.
Police Defend Bank that Looted Wrong House, Won't Return Items
Activist Post - Katie Barnett of McArthur came home a few weeks
ago to find everything in the house gone. She eventually
discovered that First National bank mistakenly foreclosed the
wrong house -- but kept her stuff. Not only did they clear
everything out like the Grinch, but they changed the locks.
Their actual foreclosure target had been the house across the
A handful of walnuts every day can help to slow or prevent
prostate cancer growth
(NaturalNews) A research study team from the School of Medicine
at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio
has released the results of a study in the journal, Cancer
Investigation that explains how eating a modest amount of
walnuts can protect against prostate cancer.
Seven amazing reasons to eat more figs
(NaturalNews) Dried figs or jam mixtures are used commercially
because fresh figs don't hold up well, although they are
recommended if you use them quickly. Still popular in the
Mediterranean, eating figs has been mostly abandoned in North
America, except for those cookie versions of course.
New Research: Average Person Exposed to Cancerous Levels of
Natural Society - A recent, frightening study indicates even the
“average” person is being exposed to cancerous levels of toxins
like arsenic, dioxins, and DDE. Some exposure levels were 100
times over the cancer benchmark levels
The hepatitis C study America never heard about - The Berkson
(NaturalNews) If someone were to take a look at the impressive
credentials of Dr. Burton Berkson they would likely think that
any study he conducted would easily find its way to publication
- especially one which demonstrated remarkable success against
chronic hepatitis C.
USDA spending taxpayer money on grant to determine whether fat,
sugary foods cause obesity
(NaturalNews) The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding a
study to determine if "preference for fat and sugar may have a
role in overweight and obesity development" among
African-American adolescents in Alabama. The department
announced the $25,000 grant to Tuskegee University in Tuskeegee,
Ala., in April.
Eating breakfast (meal timing) lowers heart disease risk by more
than twenty-five percent
(NaturalNews) A research team from the Department of Nutrition
at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston has published the
results from a sixteen year study in the American Heart
Association journal, Circulation that explains how men who
reported that they skipped breakfast had a higher risk of heart
attack or death from coronary artery disease.
Magnesium is a Powerful Natural Anti-Inflammatory Mineral
Natural Society - A study involving more than 3,700
postmenopausal women found that magnesium can have a dramatic
impact on inflammation throughout the body.
4 Tips for Minimizing Detox Side Effects and a Healing Crisis
Natural Society - Detoxing can come with some rough side
effects; we call this a healing crisis. But there are solutions.
Here are 4 ways to reduce the detox side effects.
VIDEO: Stomach Bug Sickens People in 8 States
ABC News - Cyclospora, the one-celled parasite that causes
diarrhea, stomach cramps and other symptoms normally associated
with a viral stomach bug, is common in tropical regions like
Latin America, but isn’t typically seen in the United States,
according to the CDC.
VIDEO: Watch DARPA Hackers Take Control Of A Toyota Prius
From the Trenches - Andy Greenberg is a writer for Forbes. He
has agreed to drive a Toyota Prius that serves as the test
subject for DARPA engineers doing research on car hacking. He
has no idea what he’s in for.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Listen to Your Weeds
Organic Gardening - Weeds are excellent indicators of soil
conditions. In fact, geochemical botanists often look for
specific weeds to help them locate minerals in the soil and to
pinpoint geological features. You can apply this science in your
own backyard in two ways: to plant garden crops that will thrive
in the same conditions as those weeds or to amend your soil so
that the conditions are less inviting to the weeds you find
July 24, 2013 - Today in History:
1847 - Mormon leader Brigham Young and his followers arrived in the
valley of the Great Salt Lake in present-day Utah.
1847 - Richard M. Hoe patented the rotary-type printing press.
1849 - Georgetown University in Washington, DC, presented its first
Doctor of Music Degree to Professor Henry Dielman.
1866 - Tennessee became the first state to be readmitted to the
Union after the U.S. Civil War.
1923 - The Treaty of Lausanne, which settled the boundaries of
modern Turkey, was concluded in Switzerland.
1929 - U.S. President Hoover proclaimed the Kellogg-Briand Pact,
which renounced war as an instrument of foreign policy.
1933 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his fourth
1948 - Soviet occupation forces in Germany blockaded West Berlin.
The U.S.-British airlift began the following day.
1969 - The Apollo 11 astronauts splashed down safely in the Pacific
1974 - The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Nixon
had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the
Watergate special prosecutor.
1987 - Hulda Crooks, at 91 years of age, climbed Mt. Fuji. Hulda
became the oldest person to climb Japan’s highest peak.
U.N. chemical weapons investigators headed to Syria
upi.com - A U.N. mission investigating the use of chemical weapons in
Syria arrived Tuesday in Beirut on its way to Syria, the Lebanese
Syria opposition seeks France’s aid
Press TV - Head of the so-called Syrian National Coalition (SNC) and
chief commander of the terrorist Free Syrian Army (FSA) say they plan to
ask France for various forms of help including military aid.
‘17 US-led soldiers killed in Afghanistan’
Press TV - The Taliban militants in Afghanistan claim that they have
killed 17 US-led soldiers in a car bomb blast in eastern province of
Brokers conspired with UBS, HSBC traders, Serious Fraud Office says
HITC Business - The two men were charged with 'dishonestly seeking to
manipulate the yen Libor and other interbank offered rates', with 'the
intention that the economic interests of others would be prejudiced
and/or to make personal gain for themselves or another', the U.K.’s
Serious Fraud Office said in an indictment.
Russia: Al-Qaeda-linked extremists hold 200 Kurdish civilians hostage as
‘live shield’ in Syria
RT - Al-Qaeda-linked extremists have taken and continue to hold hostage
about 200 Kurdish civilians, including women and children, using them as
live shields in north-eastern Syria, Russia’s Foreign Ministry has
Israel once again threatens to attack Syria if 'provocations continue'
Press TV - “If provocations by the Syrian government continue, Israel
will have no choice but to respond accordingly,” Israel's ambassador to
the United Nations Ron Prosor said during a UN Security Council meeting
about the Middle East on Tuesday.
Photos: Obama-Backed Syrian Rebels Ransack Christian Village
Paul Joseph Watson - Images obtained exclusively by Infowars show the
aftermath of an alleged massacre of a Christian village in Syria during
which men, women and children were slaughtered and churches desecrated
by Obama-backed FSA rebels.
64 Turkish journalists under arrest, opposition party says
Press TV - Turkey’s main opposition party says the government has
arrested 64 journalists and another 123 are facing trial on charges of
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Snowden plans to settle and work in Russia –
lawyer to RT
RT - NSA leaker Edward Snowden plans to settle in Russia and is ready to
begin a court battle if the country’s migration service denies his
asylum plea, Anatoly Kucherena, a Russian lawyer who assists the
whistleblower, told RT.
debt reaches all-time high of $11.4 trillion
RT - Government debt in the euro zone reached an all-time high of 92.2
percent of GDP in the first financial quarter, despite large-scale
efforts by leaders to dig their countries out of recession through
U.S. News, Politics & Government
House Voting on Amash Amendment to Defund NSA Today
reason.com - A victory in the Rules Committee last night means
the House will consider the Amash Amendment, which seeks to
defund the NSA’s domestic surveillance programs, as well as
another amendment that seeks to bar the NSA from collecting data
on Americans unless they’re under investigation.
VIDEO: Rand Paul: Obama’s Goal In Syria Is To “Fight To A
Steve Watson - Kentucky Senator Rand Paul slammed the Obama
administration’s “world policeman” outlook on foreign policy and
accused the president of intentionally planning to “fight to a
stalemate” in Syria in a speech Monday.
RICO: The real way to hold the IRS accountable
The Daily Caller - The bottom line is this. You can’t get
justice within the political system in America anymore because
the politicians own it. What ultimately stopped the mafia? The
Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). What
can stop the Obama administration, starting with holding
corruption at the IRS accountable? RICO.
Oath Keepers Places Pro-Snowden Signs in DC Area, Encouraging
oathkeepers.org - Oath Keepers launches new campaign to place
signs and billboards near Washington D.C. area defense and
intelligence agencies, praising Edward Snowden for exposing the
NSA spying on Americans and urging other government employees to
follow Snowden’s example by becoming whistle-blowers.
Liberty Slipping: 10 Things You Could Do in 1975 That You Can't
economicpolicyjournal.com - There are thousands of other
examples. The monitoring is in place all that is required from
here is the clampdown.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Footage Surfaces of Cop Who Slammed Female
Student to Pavement, Breaking Teeth
Adan Salazar - Amateur footage capturing the brutal arrest of a
female San Marcos college student has emerged, along with
gruesome photos of the woman’s broken front teeth following her
encounter with an out-of-control police officer.
Sacramento County sues world's largest banks over Libor rigging
sacbee.com - Sacramento County filed a major lawsuit today
against some of the world's largest banks, accusing them of
manipulating an influential interest rate to gain profits at the
county's expense.... Sacramento County became the 15th
government agency in California to file suit over Libor this
Big Withdrawals of Gold & Silver from the Comex!
silverdoctors.com - The depletion of Comex Gold Warehouse stocks
continues with another big withdrawal today. Furthermore, this
was met with a huge draw-down of silver stocks as well. In less
than one month, a staggering 640,000 ounces of gold have been
removed from the Comex!
SEC Charges Texas Man With Running Bitcoin-Denominated Ponzi
sec.gov - The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a
Texas man and his company with defrauding investors in a Ponzi
scheme involving Bitcoin, a virtual currency traded on online
exchanges for conventional currencies like the U.S. dollar or
used to purchase goods or services online.
Hagel: ‘Troops At a Breaking Point’; Vets: ‘Bring Us Home’
RINF - US soldiers “are at their breaking point,” declared
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday, citing the impact of
multiple deployments over more than a decade of continuous US
war beginning in 2001.
Report: US homeowners redefaulting at alarming rate
Press TV - Nearly half of the US homeowners, who had their loans
modified under a government aid program, are now defaulting
again on their mortgages at an alarming rate, according to a
report on Wednesday by a watchdog organization.
VIDEO: OWOC inspects the Hercules Rig #265 gas rig blowout south
onwingsofcare.org - News came to us just as we landed from a
picturesque six-hour flight on the Sabine River between Texas
and Louisiana tracking endangered swallow-tailed kites: the
Hercules Offshore drilling platform #265 located about 100 nm
south of New Orleans had experienced a blowout this morning
around 10am CDT.
What is Really Going on with HAARP?
geoengineeringwatch.org - Dr. Begich stated in our conversation
that DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has
already committed to funding HAARP through the fall and winter
of 2013/2014 with a budget of 8.8 million dollars. He went on to
say that HAARP may in fact be “sold” but likely to a private
defense contractor or a subsidiary of such a contractor.
ExxonMobil subsidiary, with arm twisted behind back, agrees to
treat fracking wastewater
grist.org - XTO Energy, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, will
reluctantly shell out $20 million to properly treat and dispose
of fracking wastewater in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. It
will also pay a $100,000 EPA fine as part of a
settlement agreement [PDF] over
water-pollution charges [PDF].
Beware the Walgreens travel vaccination scam
(NaturalNews) This popular drug store chain actually offers its
traveling customers one-on-one consultations with "specially
trained" pharmacists who are more than eager to jab you for
conditions like yellow fever, meningitis, encephalitis, typhoid,
rabies, polio, and Hepatitis A and B. These same pharmacists
will also urge you to purchase a slew of prescription and
over-the-counter drugs as part of your travel itinerary.
Curcumin is the most widely-studied plant-derived medicinal
chemical in modern science, statistical analysis reveals
(NaturalNews) The top three health conditions most frequently
studied in relation to curcumin are cancer, ovarian cancer and
Diet Soda May Do More Harm Than Good
Dr. Mercola - Most recently, a report published in the journal
Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism highlights the fact that
diet soda drinkers suffer the same exact health problems as
those who opt for regular soda, such as excessive weight gain,
type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Coca-Cola facing huge class action lawsuit over alleged false
claims for Vitaminwater
(NaturalNews) For years, the Coca-Cola Company has been
deceptively marketing its "vitaminwater" beverage brand as a
healthy alternative to plain water and sugary soda beverages,
making outlandish claims that the drink can help boost immunity
and even help people fight eye disease.
Researchers wake up to complementary IBS treatments
(NaturalNews) According to Gerkins' assessment of the data, a
number of holistic therapies top the list of truly promising
treatment options. Among them are diet assessments and tailored
plans (testing for food allergies, incorporating probiotics,
etc.), the use of herbs (such as peppermint) for analgesic
properties, hypnotherapy, and conscientious patient-centered
relationships with healthcare providers.
Banish osteoporosis and tooth loss with these superstar teas
(NaturalNews) If you have weak teeth and bones, or simply would
like to fortify yourself against future problems, select herbal
teas are a great daily choice.
VIDEO: Spirulina superfood consumed during pregnancy blocks
cadmium from damaging developing babies
(NaturalNews) Cadmium causes permanent kidney damage and
bio-accumulates with alarming speed because it mimics potassium
in the way it gets absorbed and integrated into the body's
tissues. Even worse, cadmium has approximately a 20-year
half-life in the human body, meaning your body will naturally
eliminate half of your current cadmium load roughly every two
FDA Approves a Dangerous New Antidepressant—for Hot Flashes!
Alliance for Natural Health - The agency defied its own panel’s
recommendation against approval because slight benefit is not
worth the risk of suicide (and, we might add, addiction). The
FDA has approved the first non-hormonal treatment for hot
flashes associated with menopause.
Medical Authority System Kills: FDA-Approved Drugs Kill 100,000+
Natural Society - Over 100,000 Americans die each year from
correctly prescribed FDA approved pharmaceutical drugs, this
does not include OTC's or side-effects.
Essential Oils Proven to Treat 'Incurable' Ringworm Infections
Green Med Info - Ask any veterinarian: Ringworm is one of those
infections considered to have no conventional cure. When cats
are infected, they may be cleaned and washed and hopefully will
repel the infection over time, but there is no known cure for
the infection among conventional veterinarians. In humans,
applying antifungals repeatedly over months and months can
effect a removal of the infection – but these will often take
5 Household Plants For A Purified House
Natural Blaze - Whether you live in a one-bedroom apartment or a
5-story mansion, the inclusion of plants throughout the house is
an almost absolute necessity. Not only do they often
aesthetically look wonderful, they also play a big role in
improving the air quality within the space.
6 Apocalyptic Technologies That Most People Have Not Even Heard
Activist Post - Would you be willing to allow a technology
company to put one large computer chip or thousands of really,
really small ones (“neural dust”) into your brain? These are
some of the technologies that are coming. Our world is changing
at an absolutely mind blowing rate, and to be honest none of us
really knows what our world is going to look like a decade from
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Losing Just One Pollinator Species Leads to Big Plant Declines
Waking Times - A shocking new study finds that losing just one
pollinator species could lead to major declines in plant
productivity, a finding that has broad implications for
biodiversity conservation. Looking at ten bumblebee species in
Colorado alpine meadows, two scientists found that removing a
single bee species cut flower seed production by one-third.
July 23, 2013 - Today in History:
1827 - The first swimming school in the U.S. opened in Boston, MA.
1829 - William Burt patented the typographer, which was the first
1877 - The first municipal railroad passenger service began in
1904 - The ice cream cone was invented by Charles E. Menches during
the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, MO.
1914 - Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia following the
killing of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serb assassin. The
dispute led to World War I.
1938 - The first federal game preserve was approved by the U.S. Fish
and Wildlife Service. The area was 2,000 acres in Utah.
1945 - The first passenger train observation car was placed in
service by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.
1952 - Egyptian military officers led by Gamal Abdel Nasser
overthrew King Farouk I.
1954 - A law is passed that states that "The Secretary of the Navy
is authorized to repair, equip, and restore the United States Ship
Constitution, as far as may be practicable, to her original
appearance, but not for active service, and thereafter to maintain
the United States Ship Constitution at Boston, Massachusetts."
1958 - The submarine Nautilus departed from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,
under orders to conduct "Operation Sunshine." The mission was to be
the first vessel to cross the north pole by ship. The Nautils
achieved the goal on August 3, 1958.
1962 - The "Telstar" communications satellite sent the first live TV
broadcast to Europe.
1972 - The U.S. launched Landsat 1 (ERTS-1). It was the first
1986 - Britain's Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster
Abbey in London. They divorced in 1996.
1998 - U.S. scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more
than 50 "carbon-copy" mice, with a cloning technique.
2000 - Lance Armstrong won his second Tour de France.
At least 1 in 5 drone strike victims a confirmed civilian – leaked
RT - Leaked internal data produced by Pakistani officials documenting
drone strikes on the ground reveal a high civilian death toll,
countering US claims that the targeted assassination campaign results in
“exceedingly rare” fatalities.
Depleted uranium used by US forces blamed for birth defects and cancer
RT- The US military’s use of depleted uranium in Iraq has led to a sharp
increase in Leukemia and birth defects in the city of Najaf – and
panicked residents are fearing for their health. Cancer is now more
common than the flu, a local doctor tells RT.
Leaker Snowden Hopes To Be Able To Leave Airport By Wednesday: Lawyer
Reuters - Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden hopes to be
granted papers by Wednesday allowing him to end his month-long stay in
the transit area of a Moscow airport and move to the city center, his
Russian lawyer said on Monday.
GMOs not needed: Brazil scientists developing lifesaving superfoods
through traditional plant breeding methods
(NaturalNews) Agriculture scientists in Brazil have spent the past
decade developing so-called "superfoods" that will soon become a natural
alternative to genetically modified frankenfoods grown in many countries
including the United States and will alleviate malnutrition for nearly
one-third of the world's population.
Tepco now admits radioactive water entering the sea at Fukushima No.1
Japan Times - Fukushima nuclear plant operator Tepco on Monday admitted
for the first time that radioactive groundwater is flowing into the sea,
fueling fears that marine life is being poisoned.
Over 500 ‘Al Qaeda militants’ escape Iraq’s Abu Ghraib in violent
RT - A manhunt is underway in Iraq for hundreds of convicts, including
senior al Qaeda terrorists, who broke out of Abu Ghraib prison after a
military-style raid to free them, authorities said on Monday.
troops training to move into Syria: Report
Press TV July 20, 2013 - American troops are training in the state of
North Carolina to move into Syria, should President Barack Obama give
the green light to a military assault on the Middle Eastern nation.
Pentagon: Syria’s War Could Last for Years, Empower al-Qaeda
antiwar.com - Far from a foregone conclusion of a war that is always
just a few weeks from being resolved, Pentagon officials say that the
Syrian Civil War could well last for “multiple years” from this point
without being settled.
Israel to Sign Guns for Refugees Deal With African States
Global Research - Ynet reports that the government is close to inking a
deal with three African states (who are likely Ethiopia, South Sudan,
and Uganda) who will take “tens of thousands” of ‘undesirable’ African
refugees from Israel in return to Israeli weapons and training.
Venezuela ends normalizing US relations
Press TV - Venezuela says it has ended the process of normalizing its
relations with the United States over remarks by Washington’s
ambassador-designate to the UN.
Spain taps social security reserve fund to pay pensions
Reuters - Spain tapped its social security reserve fund for the second
time in a month on Monday, the Labour Ministry said, to help with extra
summer pension payments as unemployment and retirement costs deplete
India issues arrest warrant for school principal over deadly mid-day
Press TV - A court in India’s northeastern state of Bihar has issued an
arrest warrant for the headmistress of a primary school where nearly two
dozen children died from food poisoning earlier this month.
No one knows how to stop these tar-sands oil spills
grist.org - Thousands of barrels of tar-sands oil have been burbling up
into forest areas for at least six weeks in Cold Lake, Alberta, and it
seems that nobody knows how to staunch the flow.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
US Intel committees approve arming Syrian rebels, top general
warns of costs
RT - Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of
Staff and the highest-ranking American military advisor, wrote
that a no-fly zone over Syria would cost the US between $500
million and $1 billion a month to maintain, and may be
ineffective because the Syrian army relies on artillery, not air
support, to fight the insurrection.
The Obama Family Goes on a Much-Needed Vacation…Again
Activist Post - The Obama family needs a vacation. After all,
it’s been almost a month since they returned from the $100
million taxpayer-funded African safari.
CIA Blocked Security Team Departure During Benghazi Attack
Washington Free Beacon - The CIA “repeatedly blocked” the
departure of a security team that was ready “within minutes” to
respond to the Sept. 11, 2012, terror attacks in Benghazi, Libya
that claimed the lives of four Americans, according to Rep.
Frank Wolf (R., Va.)
Are Foreign Troops Given Authority To Enforce The UN Small Arms
Trade Treaty On US Soil?
freedomoutpost.com - As Barack Obama prepares to sign the United
Nation’s Small Arms Treaty when Congress concludes its summer
session, some have wondered whether or not it gives authority to
use foreign troops on US soil to enforce the treaty. f you wish
to understand just what is entailed in the Arms Trade Treaty
(ATT), you need look no further than Article 15 of the treaty...
Fox News Covers Obama’s New Agenda 21-Like Plan
Intel Hub - The White House Rural Council Development Plan
includes powerful people such as Secretary of Treasury, Tim
Geitner, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Attorney General Eric
Holder and Janet Napolitano. This Central planning agency shows
similarities to the Agenda 21 plan in which every aspect of
rural America will be dominated by fascist regulations.
Officials Agree to Training Program for Police on Travelers’
First and Fourth Amendment Rights
Liberty Crier - In a victory for the U.S. Constitution,
officials with the Richmond International Airport (RIC) have
required that all RIC law enforcement officers take part in a
two-hour training course on the First and Fourth Amendment
rights of passengers, guests and/or vendors.
TSA will grope you less for $85
RT - Currently, only members of frequent-flier programs are
given the opportunity to apply without paying a fee. But TSA
Administrator John Pistole on Friday announced that all
travelers will soon be able to join PreCheck – as long as they
pay $85, provide identifying information, pass a background
check, and undergo fingerprinting.
Scary, Non-Existent Terrorism: According to the State Department
a mere 10 Americans were killed by terrorism in 2012. None of
them in the U.S.
newsforage.com - Nearly 12 years after the 9/11 attack,
virtually every single element of national security policy –
from the occupation of Afghanistan, to the drone war, to a
massive NSA surveillance apparatus, to a defense budget the
outpaces the rest of the world combined – is justified by citing
terrorism as a threat.
George Zimmerman Emerged From Hiding for Truck Crash Rescue
ABC News - George Zimmerman, who has been in hiding since he was
acquitted of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, emerged to
help rescue someone who was trapped in an overturned truck,
police said today.
The Tip Of The Iceberg Of The Coming Retirement Crisis That Will
Shake America To The Core
Economic Collapse - What is going on in Detroit right now is a
perfect example of what will soon be happening all over the
nation. Many city workers stuck with their jobs for decades
because of the promise of a nice pension at the end of the
rainbow. But now those promises are going up in smoke. There has
even been talk that retirees will only end up getting about 10
cents for every dollar that they were promised.
Unlike Keystone XL, new tar sands pipeline gets expedited review
thanks to State Dept. bypass
RT - While the Keystone XL pipeline remains mired in controversy
between oil interests and environmental advocacy groups, another
tar sands pipeline that will run for hundreds of miles through
the American midwest looks to be on the fast track for approval.
Treat your high chloresterol and clogged arteries naturally with
(NaturalNews) The humble spice that gives curry powder its
characteristic yellow color may hold the key to helping people
lower their cholesterol and fight heart disease naturally,
Spirulina superfood consumed during pregnancy blocks cadmium
from damaging developing babies - Natural News Science
(NaturalNews) This is a hugely important finding because
cadmium, a highly-toxic heavy metal, is routinely found in rice
and other common foods. Even organic brown rice often contains
as much as 3 ppm of cadmium, Natural News has learned from
Cacao found to be a 'defense shield' against strokes
(NaturalNews) Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in
Sweden followed more than 37,000 Swedish men; in the end, the
data showed that those eating the most chocolate were the least
likely to have a stroke, according to reports detailing the
Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride
level of tap water, says expert
(NaturalNews) According to fluoride expert Jeff Green, many
non-organic foods contain extremely high levels of fluoride
because of the pesticide chemicals sprayed on them -- and in
some cases, non-organic produce contains up to 180 times the
amount of fluoride found in tap water.
EPA to Increase Allowable Glyphosate in U.S. Food Crops by up to
Natural Society - As GM Watch reports, the amount of allowable
glyphosate in oilseed crops including flax, soybeans, and
canola, would be increased from 20 parts per million (ppm) to 40
ppm—over 100,000 times the amount needed to induce breast cancer
cells. But they aren’t stopping there. The EPA is also
increasing limits on allowable glyphosate in food crops, from
200 ppm to 6,000 ppm.
VIDEO: Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Victims of a Toxic
The Organic Prepper - Sometimes even worse than having a
mysterious illness is the fact that no one in the medical
profession believes that you have this illness. Or, still worse
than that, they don’t believe that the illness even exists.... A
devastating condition called Multiple Chemical Sensitivity is
unrecognized by the American Medical Association. Victims suffer
from an array of symptoms...
PepsiCo’s Naked Juices Have to Drop ‘All Natural’ Label After $9
Million Class Action Lawsuit
Natural Society - PepsiCo has recently agreed to settle out of
court for $9 million over a class action lawsuit that claimed
‘natural’ and ‘non-GMO’ on their bottles was misleading since
they are made with GMO ingredients, as well as synthetic and
Vaccines Cause Severe Cardiorespiratory Harm to Preemies: Study
Gaia Health - One of modern medicine’s routine practices is
vaccination of virtually all infants on a schedule—even if
they’re premature. This study clearly documents the likelihood
that preemies are being subjected to severe harm by the
practice. Yet, health agencies and doctors won’t even slow down
in the rush to jam needles into the weakest among us.
SIM card flaw said to allow hijacking of millions of phones
cnet.com - Vulnerability in the security key that protects the
card could allow eavesdropping on phone conversations,
fraudulent purchases, or impersonation of the handset's owner, a
security researcher warns.
NSA locates cell phones even when they are turned off
RT - Never mind the non-stop collection of metadata and other
sneaky surveillance tools being implemented by the NSA: a new
report has revealed that the National Security Agency’s spy
powers allow the government to grab location data on just about
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Wild thing, I think I need you: How weeds could save dinner
grist.org - Wild relatives of potatoes, peas, eggplants, and
lentils, among many other crops, are often thought of as weeds,
but they could help us produce healthier harvests even as we
face water shortages and other climate-induced challenges.
July 22, 2013 - Today in History:
1796 - Cleveland was founded by Gen. Moses Cleveland.
1798 - The USS Constitution was underway and out to sea for the
first time since being launched on October 21, 1797.
1812 - English troops under the Duke of Wellington defeated the
French at the Battle of Salamanca in Spain.
1933 - Wiley Post ended his around-the-world flight. He had traveled
15,596 miles in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes.
1937 - The U.S. Senate rejected President Roosevelt's proposal to
add more justices to the Supreme Court.
1943 - American forces led by Gen. George S. Patton captured
1941 - Plans for the Pentagon were presented to the House
Subcommittee on Appropriations.
1955 - U.S. Vice-President Richard M. Nixon chaired a cabinet
meeting in Washington, DC. It was the first time that a
Vice-President had carried out the task.
1975 - Confederate General Robert E. Lee had his U.S. citizenship
restored by the U.S. Congress.
1987 - The U.S. began its policy of escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti
tankers up and down the Persian Gulf to protect them from possible
attack by Iran.
1998 - Iran tested medium-range missile, capable of reaching Israel
or Saudi Arabia.
2000 - Astronomers at the University of Arizona announced that they
had found a 17th moon orbiting Jupiter.
2003 - In northern Iraq, Saddam Hussein's sons Odai and Qusai died
after a gunfight with U.S. forces.
2003 - In Paris, France, a fire broke out near the top of the Eiffel
Tower. About 4,000 visitors were evacuated and no injuries were
2004 - The September 11 commission's final report was released. The
575-page report concluded that hijackers exploited "deep
institutional failings within our government." The report was
released to White House officials the day before.
2009 - The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting
up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds, occurred over parts of Asia and
the Pacific Ocean.
Contract to supply Russian S-300 missiles still in force – Syrian deputy
RT - The contract for supplying advanced Russian S-300 anti-aircraft
systems to Syria remains in force, the Syrian Deputy PM Qadri Jamil
confirmed during a visit to Moscow. He is seeking to secure a credit
Russian official accuses U.S. of Biological Weapons Violations
Activist Post - A Senior Russian official has leveled charges that the
United States is violating the Biological Weapons Convention and doing
so too close for comfort to the Russian border.
VIDEO:Making Homelessness A Crime On Both Sides Of The Atlantic
The Daily Sheeple - Coming from different sides of the Atlantic, their
messages are remarkably similar and the proposals made by US and UK
lawmakers could have come from the same speech writer.
Israel launch joint aerial drill
Press TV - An undisclosed number of F-15 and F-16 fighter jets from both
sides are participating in the training event. It’s held at Uvda Base in
the southern Negev Desert, during which pilots will practice air-to- air
combat maneuvers, mid-air refueling, bombing runs and other missions.
VIDEO: Egypt army ups attacks on Gaza tunnels
Press TV - Since the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, the Egyptian
military has reportedly destroyed about 90 percent of the tunnels
connecting Egypt and Gaza, hindering the Gazans from bringing in most of
their basic goods like construction materials, food, and fuel.
VIDEO: Palestinians take on Syrian militants
Press TV - Many Palestinian refugees have joined the Syrian Army in its
fight against the foreign-sponsored militants at the Yarmouk refugee
camp near the capital Damascus.
‘Over 625,000 Syria refugees in Lebanon’
Press TV - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
says more than 625,000 Syrian refugees are receiving aid in neighboring
U.S. military drone surveillance is expanding to hot spots beyond
declared combat zones
Washington Post - As the Obama administration dials back the number of
drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen, the U.S. military is
shifting its huge fleet of unmanned aircraft to other hot spots around
Former head of MI6 threatens to expose secrets of Iraq 'dodgy dossier'
The Telegraph - A former head of MI6 has threatened to expose the
secrets of the ‘dodgy dossier’ if he disagrees with the long-awaited
findings of the Chilcot Inquiry into the UK’s role in the Iraq War.
Worldwide Unemployment Crisis: There Are 93 Million Unemployed Workers
In G20 Nations
Economic Collapse - Did you know that the total number of unemployed
workers in G20 counties is now up to 93 million and that it is
increasing with each passing day? You see, the truth is that the United
States is not the only one dealing with a systemic unemployment crisis.
Number of irradiated Fukushima liquidators underestimated by 11 times
RT - Some ten per cent of the emergency personal involved in liquidating
the meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant 2011 are at risk
of thyroid cancer, TEPCO revealed after being forced to reevaluate
results of staff medical examinations.
Italy Moving to Ban Monsanto's GMO Corn with 80% Public Support
Natural Society - Italy is moving to ban one of Monsanto's genetically
modified corn maize crops, and 80% of the public is supporting the ban
U.S. News, Politics & Government
President Obama: Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me
President Obama spoke from the White House Press Briefing Room
about Trayvon Martin and the verdict of the court trial that
followed the Florida teenager’s death. To read the speech,
Report questions costs of mansions for US military top brass
Press TV - A new Pentagon report questions the extravagant
mansions and villas provided for top military brass in an era of
budget cuts and austerity when thousands of civilian workers are
forced to take unpaid leaves.
VIDEO: Police Establish Random Checkpoint On Road Outside Austin
Infowars.com - Our reporter shot this footage as he was leaving
the Austin airport on July 17th. Now we see the TSA all over
America, at bus stations, train stations, sporting events,
concerts, and even shopping malls. This will not stop unless we
stand and speak out.
VIDEO: $1,000 Fine for Flashing Headlights to Warn Motorists of
Cops - Lawsuit Follows
Activist Post - Did you know that you could be fined for
flashing your headlights to warn other people of speed traps?
Police who are hiding in wait, do not appreciate headlight
VIDEO: Dzhokar Tsarnaev’s Throat Wound: Another Government Lie
Bites the Dust
Kurt Nimmo - It’s another example of why you should never trust
the government. Back in April federal officialdom told us Boston
bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev was shot in the throat and
unable to talk. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick was trotted out
to confirm this fantasy story. He said Tsarnaev was in “serious
but stable condition” and “not yet able to communicate yet.”
University of Pennsylvania professor calls God a 'white racist'
following Zimmerman verdict
(NaturalNews) University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) associate
professor Anthea Butler recently spewed her obvious disagreement
with the verdict by ranting online that God is a "white racist"
who walks around with a gun "stalking young black men."
VIDEO: Sen. McCain Has Temper Tantrum Over Lack of Support for
CIA’s Free Syrian Army
Kurt Nimmo - Senator John McCain, an Arizona Republican and
ranking member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, has
threatened to hold up the renomination of Gen. Martin Dempsey as
the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff following a verbal
clash between the two during a committee hearing.
VIDEO: Law Enforcement Plans To March On DC; Police Chief Mark
Kessler Leads The Way
Bob Powell - Police Chiefs and municipal police, Sheriffs and
their deputies, and State Troopers from around the country -
plan to take a message of dissatisfaction to Washington D.C. on
September 9th and redress their Congressmen with a list of
Update: FAA Responds To Drone Hunting: “Could Result in Criminal
or Civil Liability”
Activist Post - In response to overwhelming public support for a
new ordinance in the small Colorado town of Deer Trail, which
would issue hunting licenses and bounties for shooting down
unmanned aerial vehicles, the Federal Aviation Administration
has warned that penalties for those who engage drones could be
Mood shifting, Congress may move to limit NSA spying
McClatchy - Congress is growing increasingly wary of
controversial National Security Agency domestic surveillance
programs, a concern likely to erupt during legislative debate _
and perhaps prod legislative action _ as early as next week.
Move over NSA, here comes the Obamacare Big Brother database
rare.us - Would you trust thousands of low-level Federal
bureaucrats and contractors with one-touch access to your
private financial and medical information? Under Obamacare you
won’t have any choice.
VIDEO: The overcriminalization problem: Congressional Research
Service can’t even list all federal crimes
Activist Post - According to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.),
“Today, there are roughly 4,500 federal crimes on the books. And
still many more regulations and rules that, if not abided by,
result in criminal penalties, including incarceration.”
Florida Nurse Terrorized by US Marshals in Warrantless Raid
Julie Wilson - The nurse, employed by the Sarasota Doctors
Hospital, proceeded towards the kitchen sink to clean the dishes
when she gazed out her window. Her gaze met the eyes of a man
wearing a hunting vest who was aiming a gun directly at her
FILM: State Of Mind – Full Version in High Definition
Infowars.com - State Of Mind: The Psychology Of Control, from
the creators of A Noble Lie: Oklahoma City 1995, reveals that
much of what we believe to be truth is actually deliberate
deception. The global elites are systematically implanting lies
into our consciousness to erect a “tyranny over the minds of
VIDEO: Massive Fire Reported in Basement Vault of JPM Building!
Gold Force Majeure?
silverdoctors.com - With JPM’s gold inventory plunging 66%
Friday to an all-time low of 46,000 ounces, and with reportedly
over 502,000 ounces still standing against JPM for the JUNE gold
contract, is the long anticipated force-majeure event in
Share This Chart With Anyone That Believes The U.S. Economy Is
Not Going To Crash
Economic Collapse - We are in the terminal phase of an
unprecedented debt spiral which has allowed us to live far, far
beyond our means for the last several decades. Unfortunately,
all debt spirals eventually end, and they usually do so in a
very disorderly manner.
25 Facts About The Fall Of Detroit That Will Leave You Shaking
Economic Collapse - One of the greatest cities in the history of
the world is just a shell of its former self. The following are
25 facts about the fall of Detroit that will leave you shaking
Rand Paul: Obama Will Bail Out Detroit ‘Over My Dead Body’
Breitbart - Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said he will use every
resource he has at his disposal to stop President Barack Obama
from bailing out newly-bankrupt Detroit because he believes the
city can and must save itself and learn from its fiscal
mistakes. "I basically say he [Obama] is bailing them out over
my dead body because we don’t have any money in Washington.”
Official unable to find bottom of giant Louisiana sinkhole
during depth survey
ENENews - John Boudreaux has reported another depth survey has
been completed in the center of the sinkhole. A video has been
posted on YouTube showing that 750′ of cord was used and all
750′ went down to bottom.
VIDEO: Seismic activity reported in Assumption Parish sinkhole
The 24-acre Assumption Parish sinkhole underwent a periodic burp
early Friday, the second in two days and the fourth in the past
21/2 weeks, parish officials said. The most recent burp was
accompanied by an increase in tremors early Friday...
Let Fruit Be Your Medicine: Watermelon's Remarkable Health
Green Med Info - Watermelon is so much more than just a highly
refreshing summertime treat. From the perspective of a growing
body of clinical research, it is a truly medicinal food.
14 Steps to Cut Out Processed Food
Waking Times - We took our own pledge for 100 days in part to
convince others that they could follow our same “real food”
rules for only 10 days. We realize not everyone is keen on the
idea of going “cold turkey” with the 10 Days of Real Food pledge
though, which is why we also developed 14 weeks of mini-pledges.
There Are Shocking Differences Between Raw Honey And The
Processed Golden Honey Found In Grocery Retailers
Prevent Disease - There are well over 30 commercial producers of
honey that have no traces of pollen and lack beneficial vitamins
and enzymes among a host of other natural constituents which are
removed due to pasteurization and processing.
Review Reveals Radiation Risk Models Underestimate Harms of
Exposure by 10,000 Fold
Green Med Info - On May 22 InTech (http://www.intechopen.com)
published a review of evidence that DNA damage caused by
inhaling and ingesting man-made radioactivity is having serious
health effects. This is the first time such a wide-ranging
review of the genetic mechanisms of harm from nuclear discharges
has been published in the scientific literature.
The Simple Addition of Foods Rich In Amino and Fatty Acids Helps
Type 1 Diabetics Produce Their Own Insulin
Prevent Disease - Simple dietary modifications that include the
addition of foods rich in certain amino and fatty acids could
help people with type 1 diabetes to keep producing at least some
of their own insulin, according to new research in Diabetes
VIDEO: Heat-Induced Acrylamide May Be a Primary Hazard of
Dr. Mercola - Just over a decade ago, researchers discovered
that a cancer-causing and potentially neurotoxic chemical called
acrylamide is created when carbohydrate-rich foods are cooked at
high temperatures, whether baked, fried, roasted, grilled or
Avoid these food items commonly mistaken for 'health foods'
(NaturalNews) The food processing industry and its raw food
supplier allies have been clever at marketing their products as
healthy while attacking the foods they replace as unhealthy. And
it has worked both ways.
Secret court Allows NSA To Keep Collecting Verizon customers’
The Guardian - The National Security Agency has been allowed to
extend its dragnet of the telephone records of millions of US
customers of Verizon through a court order issued by the secret
court that oversees surveillance.
Literal Smart Dust Opens Brain-Computer Pathway to "Spy on Your
Activist Post - Some might have heard about Smart Dust;
nanoparticles that can be employed as sensor networks for a
range of security and environmental applications. Now, however,
literal Smart Dust for the brain is being proposed as the next
step toward establishing a brain-computer interface.
Police Need Warrants To Track Cell-phone Data, N.J. Supreme
nj.com - In a 7-0 decision, the court sided with Thomas Earls,
who was arrested on burglary charges in Monmouth County in 2006.
Without obtaining a warrant, the police had pinpointed his
location by getting his cell-phone signal data from his
provider, T-Mobile, three times in one evening.
Internet businesses caught price gouging customers that visit
high-end websites: Always clear your cache, cookies
(NaturalNews) As reported by the U.K.'s Guardian, some online
travel merchants, for instance, are charging users more for
plane fares and hotel stays if their browsing histories reveal a
liking for expensive products and services.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
VIDEO: 16 Incredible Herbs For Your Survival Garden
offthegridnews.com - Try these herbs in your herb garden. You
will have herbs for beauty, flavoring and medicine.
Eat your weeds!
(NaturalNews) It's that time of year when home gardeners are
tasked with a lot of weeding chores. It doesn't matter if your
penchant is growing vegetables or flowers - we all grow weeds.
July 19, 2013 - Today in History:
1788 - Prices plunged on the Paris stock market.
1799 - The Rosetta Stone, a tablet with hieroglyphic translations
into Greek, was found in Egypt.
1848 - The Women's Rights Convention took place in Seneca Fall, NY.
Bloomers were introduced at the convention.
1870 - France declared war on Prussia.
1939 - Dr. Roy P. Scholz became the first surgeon to use fiberglass
1942 - German U-boats were withdrawn from positions off the U.S.
Atlantic coast due to effective American anti-submarine
1943 - During World War II, more than 150 B-17 and 112 B-24 bombers
attacked Rome for the first time.
1946 - Marilyn Monroe acted in her first screen test.
1974 - The House Judiciary Committee recommended that U.S. President
Richard Nixon should stand trial in the Senate for any of the five
impeachment charges against him.
1975 - The Apollo and Soyuz spacecrafts separated after being linked
in orbit for two days.
1982 - The U.S. Census Bureau reported that 14% of the population
had an income below the official poverty level in 1981.
1984 - Geraldine Ferraro was nominated by the Democratic Party to
become the first woman from a major political party to run for the
office of U.S. Vice-President.
1985 - George Bell won 1st place in a biggest feet contest with a
shoe size of 28-1/2. Bell, at age 26, stood 7 feet 10 inches tall.
1985 - Christa McAuliffe of New Hampshire was chosen to be the first
schoolteacher to ride aboard the space shuttle. She died with six
others when the Challenger exploded the following year.
Rockets fired from Syria land in Lebanon
Press TV - The latest strike comes as occasional cross-border rocket
attacks have given rise to fears of the spillover of turmoil in Syria
Britain abandons plans to arm Syria militants: sources
Press TV - The Sources told Reuters that Britain is clearly not going to
arm the militants “in any way, shape or form”, adding that British
public is largely against sending arms to the insurgents in the Arab
country.... The sources, however, said London will continue to train the
foreign-backed militants fighting against the Syrian government.
No options off table on Syria: UK
Press TV - British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond says London is
keeping all options on the table regarding Syria despite earlier
warnings by the UK armed forces chief against arming the militants in
the Arab country.
China sends troops to Africa
winnipegfreepress.com 7/17/2013 - For the second time in a little over a
year, China has infantry on the ground in Africa, reflecting the Chinese
military’s increasingly global presence. Three-hundred ninety-five
peacekeepers from the People’s Liberation Army just arrived in the
Saharan nation of Mali as part of the UN mission to help restore order
US preparing for military action in Syria, top US general says
RT - President Barack Obama is considering using military force in
Syria, and the Pentagon has prepared various scenarios for possible
United States intervention.
Syria militants blast gas, fuel pipelines
Press TV - Foreign-backed militants in Syria have blown up gas and fuel
pipelines that feed power stations in the country’s south, causing a
blackout in the region.
US, Pakistan plot to split Afghanistan
Press TV - A senior Afghan official says the opening of Taliban’s
political office in Doha was a plot orchestrated by the United Sates and
Pakistan to break up Afghanistan.
Obama's UN pick vows push for Israeli seat on Security Council
Press TV - US President Barack Obama's UN nominee has vowed to fiercely
back Israel and fight to help the regime win a nonpermanent seat on the
UN Security Council.
20,000 US troops descend on Australia for military exercise
Press TV - Talisman Saber 2013 -- joint US and Australian military and
humanitarian exercise -- kicked off this week as approximately 20,000 US
troops descended on Australia’s east coast.
Monsanto to withdraw EU approval requests for new GMO crops
Reuters - Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it will withdraw all pending
approval requests to grow new types of genetically modified crops in the
European Union, due to the lack of commercial prospects for cultivation
U.S. News, Politics & Government
West Virginia Dismisses False Flag Allegations
Julie Wilson - West Virginia Public Broadcasting has issued a
statement on the communities’ Beckley’s Best Facebook page
assuring the public (and conspiracy theorists) that the National
Guard training exercises taking place at the same time and
location as the National Boy Scout Jamboree, are not indicative
of a false flag event.
Agenda 21 Chapter 8 – The Final Coup
Activist Post - If you think the economy is simply going to
collapse, think again. The bankers, the corporations, and the
United Nations have got ecosystem accounting ready to rock and
roll, and it’s set to change everything…. You reduce the number
from 7+ billion by at least 33% without firing one shot. You
simply privatize all natural resources and then price access so
that the bottom third of the globe’s population cannot afford
16 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be True
Activist Post - Are you a conspiracy theorist? If not, perhaps
you should be. Yes, there have certainly been a lot of
“conspiracy theories” over the years that have turned out not to
be accurate. However, the truth is that a large number of very
prominent conspiracy theories have turned out to actually be
Judge refuses to drop 'aiding the enemy' charge in Bradley
The Guardian - The decision by Colonel Denise Lind, who is
sitting as judge and jury over the army private in a courtroom
at Fort Meade, Maryland, means that Manning continues to face
the possibility of life in military custody with no chance of
Justice Department places 'hold' on Trayvon Martin trial
Daily Mail - The U.S. Department of Justice, overseen by
Attorney General Eric Holder, has ordered the Sanford, Florida
police department to keep possession of all the evidence from
George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial - including the
exonerated neighborhood watch volunteer's gun.
VIDEO: Larry Elder Blasts Piers Morgan on the Trayvon Martin
Kurt Nimmo - Elder, visibly irritated by the corporate media’s
endless Saint Trayvon mantra, bulldozed Morgan with
disconcerting facts. “Seven thousand murders last year, Piers,
of black people. Almost all of those were committed by black
YouTube: Greenwald "Never Hear US Media Say Isn't It Odd People
Seek Asylum In A Country Known To Torture
MSNBC News July 17, 2013.
VIDEO: Poll: 34% of Americans Say First Amendment Too Extreme
Kit Daniels - A recent national poll shows that 34% of Americans
believe the First Amendment “goes too far in the rights it
guarantees.”... That belief is up 13% compared to the results of
the same survey conducted last year, the largest single-year
increase since the center started the annual surveys in 1997.
Coup d’etat: An unconstitutional government is an illegitimate
Paul Craig Roberts - An unconstitutional government is an
illegitimate government. The oath of allegiance requires defense
of the Constitution “against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”
As the Founding Fathers made clear, the main enemy of the
Constitution is the government itself.
VIDEO: Kissinger: ‘Terrorists Are Really People That Reject the
Blacklisted News - The clip below is from a 2007 AKBank
convention in Instanbul, Turkey held right before the annual
Bilderberg Meeting which took place there that same year. In it,
former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State, (as
well as member of the Bilderberg Group, Council on Foreign
Relations, Trilateral Commission, and Bohemian Grove among
others) Henry Kissinger can be seen giving the following
Iowa law enforcement agent fired after reporting governor’s
RINF - An Iowa law enforcement agent who reported Governor Terry
Branstad for speeding and complained about the governor’s state
troopers has been fired after 25 years on the job.
Everything Is Fine, But…
Economic Collapse - Everything is going to be just great.
Haven't you heard? The stock market is at an all-time high,
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says that inflation is
incredibly low, and the official unemployment rate has been
steadily declining since early in Barack Obama's first term.
The Welfare States of America: Government food aid recipients
now outnumber full-time private sector workers
(NaturalNews) For the first time in history, the number of
people in the United States receiving assistance from the
federal government to pay for food has exceeded the number of
full-time, private sector workers, according to new data
released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The U.S. Government Will Borrow Close To 4 Trillion Dollars This
Economic Collapse - When you add maturing debt to the new debt
that the federal government is accumulating, the total is quite
eye catching. You see, the truth is that the U.S. government
must not only borrow enough money to fund government spending
for this year, it must also "roll over" existing debt that has
Jim Sinclair: FDIC Not Sufficiently Capitalized For Coming
silverdoctors.com - Legendary gold trader Jim Sinclair has sent
an email alert to subscribers warning that the FDIC is not
sufficiently capitalized to sustain FDIC insured deposits for
the coming bail-in, and boldly predicts that the FDIC will not
pay in cash, but will rather pay in special issue US Treasury
instruments that will be salable only over a 5 year period!
Detroit files for Chapter 9 bankruptcy amid staggering debts
Detroit Free Press - Detroit on Thursday became the largest
American city to file for bankruptcy, a historic move sure to
ignite complex battles in coming months with creditors,
pensioners and unions who stand to lose significantly as the
state tries to rescue a drowning city.
US Navy vet a real-life Jason Bourne; wakes up with no memory
but speaks perfect Swedish
(NaturalNews) The fictional character Jason Bourne is a covert
intelligence operative who survives an intense mind control
"reprogramming" process to become a government assassin. After
being shot while on an assassination mission, he forgets his
identity and tries to rediscover his true past. That's the
storyline of the Bourne series of motion pictures.
CIA Investing in Research Aimed At Modifying The Earth’s Climate
For Unknown Reasons
endthelie.com - The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is
participating in funding a $630,000 study on geoengineering for
reasons which are not entirely clear as of yet.... This
particular 21-month-long study has a final report due in the
fall of 2014 and was commissioned in concert with the National
Academy of Sciences (NAS).
Eight great ways to enjoy coconut and coconut oil
(NaturalNews) The whole issue of saturated fat dangers is
falling apart gradually, although there are still many diet and
medical experts still inside its crumbling edifice. The fact is
unprocessed saturated fats are necessary for good health.
25 Best Ways to Detox From Heavy Metals, Pesticides,
Environmental Pollutants, and Metabolic Waste
Waking Times - If you are endlessly tired, irritable, have
trouble losing weight, or feel depressed, you might be suffering
from the environmental onslaught of toxins being poured into our
air, water and soil by greedy corporate monopolies.
All Corn Syrup Contains MSG
Prevent Disease - Processed free glutamic acid (MSG) is deadly
and it's unlabeled in hundreds of foods. One of the tricks
played by the food industry is the deceptive insertion of "no
MSG added" on food labels. While there may be no "extra" MSG
added, there is sufficient amounts through processing and hidden
within many ingredients which cause havoc to our health. One
those ingredients found in many foods is corn syrup.
YouTube: 62% of your Doctors plan to retire in the next 1-3
Years due to Obamacare
Fox News Jul 18, 2013.
Taking Parents Out Of The Vaccine Equation - National and
International Laws Allowing Children To Consent To Vaccination
Prevent Disease - National and international governments have
been working towards mandatory vaccination protocols for some
time, and although parents are responsible for the medical
decisions involving their minor children, stealth vaccine laws
may soon allow officials to conduct childhood vaccinations
without any parental consent at all.
VIDEO: Cancer-free woman undergoes chemotherapy after false
khou.com - Herlinda Garcia said she became “a whole different
person” after she was diagnosed with Stage IV terminal Breast
Cancer. That diagnosis came after Garcia had a benign tumor
removed from her left breast.... Garcia said she hopes her story
encourages everyone out there to always get a second opinion. “I
know I’m never going to feel the same because of what I went
through. It changed my life,” Garcia said.
And Now, ‘Smart Plates’: California May Issue Digital License
Blacklisted News - California may become the first state to
issue digital license plates that can be registered
electronically and record tolls. Privacy advocates are concerned
the plates could become tracking devices for law enforcement.
Instead of a metal license plate, the digital plate would be a
computer screen, slightly larger than an iPad. Registering the
plates could be done wirelessly.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Tell McDonald's NO to McFrankenfries
care2.com - America's top fast food chain has the power to make
or break the genetically modified potato's success. The USDA is
getting ready to approve this new potato crop, which has been
engineered to bruise less.
39 Fantastic Prepping Tips
Activist Post - Following my own article on Five Minute Prepping
Projects, I asked readers to submit their own tips – namely
something that we all can do to prep that takes 10 minutes or
less. There were some really good suggestions and so I thought I
would share some of them here so that everyone can learn from
Disaster Management:12 Ways To Keep Cool Without Electricity
Natural Blaze - In a crisis situation there’s a good chance the
grid is going to be down. The refrigerator and air conditioning
will not be working and excessive heat can be dangerous for the
elderly, the very young and for many with chronic medical
conditions. Here are 12 ways to keep your cool when the
Does kitty litter contain harmful substances?
(NaturalNews) The most common cat litters contain ingredients
proven to be harmful when exposed to humans and animals. The use
of sodium bentonite clay and silica gel in litters coupled with
the threat of alfatoxins in grain based cat litters calls for
discretion when purchasing this common household item. Not to be
confused with beneficial calcium bentonite clay -
non-biodegradable sodium bentonite clay can be harmful if
July 18, 2013 - Today in History:
1743 - "The New York Weekly Journal" published the first half-page
1789 - Robespierre, a deputy from Arras, France, decided to back the
1812 - Great Britain signed the Treaty of Orebro, making peace with
Russia and Sweden.
1830 - Uruguay adopted a liberal constitution.
1872 - The Ballot Act was passed in Great Britain, providing for
secret election ballots.
1914 - Six planes of the U.S. Army helped to form an aviation
division called the Signal Corps.
1932 - The U.S. and Canada signed a treaty to develop the St.
1935 - Ethiopian King Haile Selassie urged his countrymen to fight
to the last man against the invading Italian army.
1936 - The first Oscar Meyer Wienermobile rolled out of General Body
Company’s factory in Chicago, IL.
1936 - The Spanish Civil War began as Gen. Francisco Franco led an
uprising of army troops based in Spanish North Africa.
1942 - The German Me-262, the first jet-propelled aircraft to fly in
combat, made its first flight.
1944 - U.S. troops captured Saint-Lo, France, ending the battle of
1944 - Hideki Tojo was removed as Japanese premier and war minister
due to setbacks suffered by his country in World War II.
1947 - U.S. President Truman signed the Presidential Succession Act,
which placed the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro
Tempore next in the line of succession after the vice president.
1970 - Ron Hunt (San Francisco Giants) was hit by a pitch for the
119th time in his career.
1971 - New Zealand and Australia announced they would pull their
troops out of Vietnam.
2000 - It was announced that Christopher Reeve would direct and
serve as executive producer on the TV movie "Rescuing Jeffrey."
2001 - A train derailed, involving 60 cars, in a Baltimore train
tunnel. The fire that resulted lasted for six days and virtually
closed down downtown Baltimore for several days. (Maryland)
Israel’s “New Army” Will Use “Technological Advantages” Including More
Drones in Future Middle East Wars
Global Research - Recently the Jerusalem Post reported that new budget
cuts for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) are expected to create a “New
Army” according to Israeli Defense Minister Moshe ‘Bogie’ Ya’alon. This
means that Israel’s defense establishment will focus on new technology
to fight its future war’s.
Taliban seize villages in eastern Afghanistan
Press TV - Local officials in Afghanistan say Taliban militants have
captured most villages in Rashidan District in the eastern province of
Obama attempting to railroad EU acceptance of GMOs through new 'free
(NaturalNews) Barack Obama is currently pushing for the establishment of
two new "free trade" agreements that would not only allow corporations
to undermine the rule of law here in the U.S., but also railroad through
forced acceptance of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in the
European Union (EU) and elsewhere...
'West anti-Syria plots failing on all levels'
Press TV - “Not only are the US, Britain and France losing their
criminal covert military war for regime change in Syria, these state
terrorists are also caving in on the propaganda front,” Finian
Cunningham wrote in a Wednesday article.
‘Direct fire’: HRW urges Turkey to end ‘incorrect, unlawful’ teargas
use, cites victims (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)
RT - Turkish police fired teargas canisters at close range and directly
at people during the Gezi Park protests causing serious injuries, says a
report by the Human Rights Watch. Those hit by canisters lost eyes and
received life threatening skull fractures.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: UK police implicated in US Senate’s Afghanistan
RT - A UK court case has alleged the British handed over target
information for a secret military “kill list” in Afghanistan. Lawyers
argue that UK authorities overstepped the mark, illegally providing
information that led to targeted killings.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: 'We will catch you’: IDF issues wanted posters for
RT - Asaf Hikmat, a West Bank Palestinian teen, can hardly concentrate
on his upcoming exams, as he has been on the lookout for Israeli
soldiers ever since he found his face on an IDF wanted poster.
Snowden has no plans to leave Russia, might seek citizenship - lawyer
RT - Snowden has no plans to leave Russia yet, according to the lawyer
who is assisting the NSA whistleblower. Anatoly Kucherena also said that
Russia has no legal basis to hand over Snowden to the US.
sends strong warning to Russia over Snowden
Press TV - Washington has once again threatened Russia about “long-term
problems” if Moscow does not send American Whistleblower Edward Snowden
back to the United States.
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Senator: US must boycott Olympics...
Greek lawmakers approve fresh austerity bill
Press TV - Greek lawmakers have passed a deeply resented austerity bill
tied to the country's next tranche of loans from foreign creditors amid
ongoing anti-austerity protests outside the parliament.
Pesticide-Contaminated Lunch Kills 22 Children in India, Protests Spark
Natural Society - Twenty-two children are dead so far in the village of
Dharmasati Gandaman, in India’s Bihar state. The cause is not some
communicable disease or strange virus, but their school lunch.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Big Sis 2.0: Congressional Pick For New
DHS Head Supports Mass Surveillance
Steve Watson - A congressional pick for new head of the
Department of Homeland Security has a track record of supporting
mass surveillance initiatives similar to the NSA PRISM program.
Next Gov.com is reporting that ranking House Homeland Security
Committee Democrat Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Tenn, has recommended
Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif. in a letter to the president.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: TSA searches valet parked cars at airport
whec.com - She says she had no warning that someone was going to
search her car after she left to catch her flight. So the woman
contacted News10NBC. We found out it happened to her because she
valet parked her car. Those are the only cars that get
inspected. So if security feels it is necessary to search some
cars in the name of safety, why not search all of them?
VIDEO/ARTICLE: AG Holder Attacks Natural Right of Self
Kurt Nimmo - Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, went before
the NAACP on Tuesday and called for examining the idea that
individuals have a natural right to self defense. He said
government must work to eliminate “Stand Your Ground” laws in
states like Florida.
Supreme Court Justice Alito's worth surges past $2 million
RT - US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s financial
disclosure statement reveals that the seventh-most tenured
justice’s net worth has surpassed two million dollars, thanks in
part to connections with corporations including AT&T and Verizon
Utah lawmaker calls for end of compulsory education
Desert News - A Utah lawmaker has called for end to compulsory
education in Utah, saying some parents act as if the school
system is primarily responsible to educate and care for their
children. “Let’s let them choose it, let’s not force them to do
it. I think that’s when you start seeing the shift.” Sen. Aaron
Osmond, R-South Jordan.
Federal Court Overturns Block on NDAA Indefinite Detention
Paul Joseph Watson - The Second Circuit court has overturned a
temporary injunction which had blocked the indefinite detention
provision of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) –
meaning Americans can now once again be kidnapped and held
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Air Force drone crashes and explodes in
Florida, shutting down highway
RT - A United States military drone presumed to be a QF-4
crashed, exploded and sent up a large black cloud of smoke
Wednesday morning at Tyndall Air Force Base.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: FBI bars release of autopsy info for
Boston bombing suspect’s acquaintance
Adan Salazar - The FBI has barred a Florida medical examiner
from publicly releasing autopsy information that would shed
light on the death of 27-year-old Ibragim Todashev, the
acquaintance of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan
Tsarvaev, who was shot at least six times by an FBI agent in his
Orlando apartment during a routine interrogation on May 20
earlier this year.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: CSNBC Guest: More White Kids Have to Die
Kurt Nimmo - Appearing on the “progressive” cable network owned
by death merchant General Electric, MSNBC, a regular guest at
globalist forums held at the Aspen Institute and funded by the
Rockefeller Brothers and the Ford Foundation, Michael Dyson,
said white people will not understand racism until their
children are murdered.
VIDEO: Judge Napolitano: Obama Admin Must Be Shamed Into
Prosecuting IRS Officials
Liberty Crier - Judge Napolitano gives his take on the IRS
cheating, revealing private information and tormenting the
Obama’s Push for ‘Green’ Ammo is Drying Up Supplies
WND - [...] the Obama administration is now pushing states to
mandate “green ammunition” that is free of lead. The result?
Ammo supplies for law-abiding citizens have dried up in recent
months, and experts expect it to get worse.
'You are being tracked': ACLU reveals docs of mass license plate
RT - According to documents obtained through a number of Freedom
of Information Act requests filed by ACLU offices across the
United States, law enforcement agencies are tracking the
whereabouts of innocent persons en masse by utilizing a still
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ACLU warns of mass tracking...
VIDEO: ACLU warns of mass tracking through license plate
CBS News - The American Civil Liberties Union is warning that
law enforcement officials are using license plate scanners to
amass massive and unregulated databases that can be used to
track law-abiding citizens as their go about their daily lives.
The false argument about defending our freedom by John Silveira
backwoodshome.com - I'm tired of hearing how we should honor our
veterans because they're defending our freedoms. They're not. No
one in any of the Islamic countries is trying to take away our
freedoms. No one in Russia, China, or North Korea gives a damn
about them, either.
VIDEO: We Are Governed By Consent
Infowars.com - Below is brilliant depiction of how the federal
government is nothing more than a company. That company forces
us to comply with their rules by requiring citizens to register
themselves through documents like the photo-ID and government
granted birth certificates.
40 Stats That Prove The U.S. Economy Has Already Been Collapsing
Over The Past Decade
Economic Collapse - The "coming economic collapse" has already
been happening. You see, the truth is that the economic collapse
is not a single event. It has already started, it is happening
right now, and it will accelerate during the years ahead. The
statistics in this article show very clearly that the U.S.
economy has fallen dramatically over the past ten years or so.
American offshore accounts in foreign banks with more than
$50,000 have to be reported
Merco Press - The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA,
requires foreign banks and other institutions to supply
information to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service about
Americans’ offshore accounts worth more than $50,000.
The “McDonald’s Budget”: Laughably Unrealistic But Also Deeply
Economic Collapse - Can you support a family on $2,000 a month?
Recently, McDonald's and Visa teamed up to launch a website that
is intended to help employees of McDonald's manage their money.
The aspect of the website that is getting a tremendous amount of
national attention is the "McDonald's Budget" which is a sample
monthly budget which is designed to help workers plan their
Army fights to contain radiation in Fort Bliss military base
RT - The Army and the FBI have detected radiation in a former
nuclear weapons bunker in Texas and have launched an
investigation to determine the extent of the contamination.
About 30 people who work in the bunker are undergoing radiation
tests.... The storage facility contains nearly 100 rifles and
machine guns used by soldiers. If these weapons are
contaminated, it may be possible that US soldiers were exposed
BP looks to minimize liability from 2010 Gulf spill, citing
RT - Oil giant BP is looking to reduce its liability by billions
of dollars in its massive 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico,
pointing to what it claims is a coordinated effort by Gulf-area
businesses and residents to exaggerate and even make up damage
Chief Scientist: Act Now or Live Through Deadly Post Antibiotic
Activist Post - In only the latest round of stern warnings about
the antibiotic bubble, Australia's chief scientist is warning
that if something drastic is not done soon, even small issues
like sore throats and minor infections could be deadly one day
not so far off. "There is now a genuine threat of humanity
returning to an era where mortality due to common infections is
rife," a new report says.
You've heard of the wonders of colloidal silver, but how about
(NaturalNews) Most people are not as familiar with colloidal
gold as they are with its pathogen destroying sister, colloidal
silver. However, colloidal gold, which is tasteless and
non-toxic, has some amazing benefits for a wide variety of
health applications and a long history of use - often in
combination with its colloidal sister silver.
Walnut eaters reduce risk of dying from heart disease or cancer
by nearly fifty percent
(NaturalNews) A research study team based in Spain has published
the result of their research in the journal, BMC Medicine that
explains that those who eat nuts more than three times a week
had a reduced risk of dying from cancer or cardiovascular
disease than non-nut eaters.
CDC Admits 98 Million Americans Received Polio Vaccine In An
8-Year Span When It Was Contaminated With Cancer Virus
Prevent Disease - The CDC has quickly removed a page from their
website, which is now cached here, admitting that more than 98
million Americans received one or more doses of polio vaccine
within an 8-year span when a proportion of the vaccine was
contaminated with a cancer causing polyomavirus called SV40. It
has been estimated that 10-30 million Americans could have
received an SV40 contaminated dose of the vaccine.
12 Tips for Extinguishing Disease-Causing Inflammation
Natural Society - Chronic Inflammation is a silent epidemic
afflicting millions of Americans. Here are 12 tips for
preventing disease-causing inflammation.
Fruit Restriction Advice for Type 2 Diabetics Proven WRONG
Green Med Info - Danish hospital researchers have proven that
the typical recommendation among conventional doctors and
nutritionists to type 2 diabetics to lay off the fruit is quite
Study Finds Women Still Suffering 3 Years After Breast Cancer
Green Med Info - A new study published in the Annals of Family
Medicine titled, Long-term psychosocial consequences of
false-positive screening mammography, brings to the forefront a
major underreported harm of breast screening programs: the very
real and lasting trauma associated with a false-positive
diagnosis of breast cancer.
Patients become too heavy for medical emergency helicopters
RT - An estimated 5,000 US patients requiring medical treatment
are denied helicopter transport each year because they are too
heavy or large to fit in an aircraft. To accommodate the
nation’s super-sized patients, emergency medical providers are
now being forced to purchase larger helicopters and fixed-wing
Leading Neurosurgeon Says Complete Head Transplant is Possible
Natural Society - A reputable neurosurgeon says the first human
head transplant could be done - a feat with a major 'ew' factor
and ethical and medical questions.
Clever Hacks Give Google Glass Many Unintended Powers
npr.org - Stephen Balaban has re-engineered his Google Glass to
allow for facial recognition.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Raw Milk Nation – New Chart & Map Update
farmtoconsumer.org - Raw milk laws are a hodgepodge in this
country; due mainly to the federal ban on raw milk for human
consumption in interstate commerce, the laws are different state
to state. The Raw Milk Nation Chart © goes into more detail than
the Raw Milk Nation Map © by summarizing the specific laws for
July 17, 2013 - Today in History:
1785 - France limited the importation of goods from Britain.
1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte surrendered to the British at Rochefort,
1821 - Spain ceded Florida to the U.S.
1862 - National cemeteries were authorized by the U.S. government.
1867 - Harvard School of Dental Medicine was established in Boston,
MA. It was the first dental school in the U.S.
1898 - U.S. troops under General William R. Shafter took Santiago de
Cuba during the Spanish-American War.
1917 - The British royal family adopted the Windsor name.
1941 - Brigadier General Soervell directed Architect G. Edwin
Bergstrom to have basic plans and architectural perspectives for an
office building that could house 40,000 War Department employees on
his desk by the following Monday morning. The building became known
as the Pentagon.
1945 - U.S. President Truman, Soviet leader Josef Stalin and British
Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill began meeting at Potsdam in the
final Allied summit of World War II. During the meeting Stalin made
the comment that "Hitler had escaped."
1946 - Chinese communists opened a drive against the Nationalist
army on the Yangtze River.
1950 - The television show "The Colgate Comedy Hour" debuted
featuring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
1955 - Disneyland opened in Anaheim, CA.
1966 - Ho Chi Minh ordered a partial mobilization of North Vietnam
forces to defend against American air strikes.
1975 - An Apollo spaceship docked with a Soyuz spacecraft in orbit.
It was the first link up between the U.S. and Soviet Union.
1979 - Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza resigned and fled to
Miami in exile. (Florida)
1986 - The largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history took place when
LTV Corporation asked for court protection from more than 20,000
creditors. LTV Corp. had debts in excess of $4 billion.
1987 - Lt. Colonel Oliver North and rear Admiral John Poindexter
begin testifying to Congress at the "Iran-Contra" hearings.
1997 - After 117 years, the Woolworth Corp. closed its last 400
1998 - Biologists reported that they had deciphered the genome
(genetic map) of the syphilis bacterium.
160,000 Russian Troops Mobilized As World Watches Trayvon Martin Case
As the world reacts to the Trayvon Martin case, including prominent
rappers calling out the media over its race baiting, reports detail
around 160,000 Russian troops were called to ‘combat readiness’
following an Israeli strike on Russian-made missiles in Syria.
Israel Waging Undeclared War on Syria
Activist Post - Israel reflects the worst of rogue state governance.
It's contemptuous of international laws, treaties, conventions, its own
statutes, and High Court decisions.
UN: Some 5,000 Syrians Being Killed Every Month
NY Times - An estimated 5,000 Syrians are dying every month in the
country's civil war and refugees are fleeing at a rate not seen since
the 1994 Rwanda genocide, U.N. officials said Tuesday.
US Special Forces accused of ordering torture and murder of civilians
RT - An Afghan interpreter arrested on suspicion of torturing and
murdering civilians has accused US Special Forces of ordering the
atrocities, but denied personal responsibility.
Syria rebels capture Israeli army post
Press TV - Foreign-backed militants in Syria have captured an unmanned
post of the Israeli army in south Golan Heights by crossing the
disengagement line between Syria and Israel.
sanctions hoods for Syria terrorists
Press TV - The UK government has announced a decision to equip
foreign-backed terrorists fighting the Syrian government with chemical
warfare protection, including escape hoods, drugs and chemical detector
Al Jazeera staff quit over Egypt coverage
Press TV - Staff members of Qatar’s state-run broadcaster al Jazeera
have quit their jobs over the channel’s “biased coverage” of events
unfolding in Egypt, a former employee says.
UNESCO chief ‘shocked’ at Syria damage
Press TV - The head of the United Nations (UN) cultural agency has
expressed “deep shock” after seeing images depicting the destruction of
World Heritage sites in Syria.
US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,112
Breitbart - As of Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at least 2,112 members of the
U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led
invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press
US-led operations kill 13 in Afghanistan
Press TV - An Afghan woman was shot dead on Wednesday in a US-led
military operation in the Gillan district in the country’s Ghazni
province, local officials said. A probe has been launched into the US
forces’ civilian killing. Meanwhile, reports said at least 12 people
were killed in a US airstrike on a village in Logar province last night.
Egyptian army camp in Sinai attacked
Press TV - An Egyptian army camp in the Sinai Peninsula, near the border
with the Gaza Strip, has been attacked by militants using rockets and
machine guns, according to security sources and witnesses.
EU takes tougher stance on Israeli settlements
The Guardian - Future agreements between the European Union and Israel
must include the explicit exclusion of Jewish settlements in the West
Bank or East Jerusalem, according to a new EU directive described by an
Israeli official as an "earthquake".
Edward Snowden applies for asylum in Russia
Press TV - American whistleblower Edward Snowden applied on Tuesday for
temporary asylum in Russia, citing fears that he could face torture or
the death penalty if extradited to the U.S., a report says.
Pakistani lawmakers will discuss leaked report on slain al-Qaeda chief
Press TV - Lawmakers in Pakistan’s upper house of parliament are set to
discuss a leaked government report about the presence of slain al-Qaeda
chief Osama bin Laden in the violence-wracked country.
Japanese move to nationalise isles likely to raise tension with China
South China Morning Post - Japan may nationalise hundreds of unclaimed
islands off its coast in a bid to bolster its territorial claims,
reports said, in a move that could complicate already simmering
relations with China over existing maritime disputes.
Hungary Destroys All Monsanto GMO Corn Fields
RINF - Unlike many European Union countries, Hungary is a nation where
genetically modified (GM) seeds are banned. In a similar stance against
GM ingredients, Peru has also passed a 10 year ban on GM foods. Almost
1000 acres of maize found to have been ground with genetically modified
seeds have been destroyed throughout Hungary, deputy state secretary of
the Ministry of Rural Development Lajos Bognar said.
2 years after nuclear disaster, Japan spawns freaky fruits and veggies
infowars.com - It might be wise to steer clear of vegetables from
Japan’s Fukushima area for, oh, say a few hundred years. A Korean
website assembled this image collection of produce from towns and
villages surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. And they
are NOT pretty pictures.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
WTC Owner Larry Silverstein Sues Airlines for Billions Over 9/11
After $5 Billion Insurance Payment
Anthony Gucciardi - The notorious owner of the World Trade
Center, Larry ‘Pull It’ Silverstein, doesn’t think that his $5
billion in insurance payments are enough to reimburse his losses
during 9/11. Despite admitting to ‘pull’ World Trade Center 7
despite moderate fires, Silverstein is now suing the airlines
whose planes flew into the towers for extra billions.
Robert Zimmerman to DOJ: Stop the 'Witch Hunt'
Breitbart - On Tuesday evening, Robert Zimmerman, brother of
George Zimmerman, responded to reports that Eric Holder’s
Department of Justice had solicited the public for information
about George that could help a federal civil rights prosecution.
The DOJ has even set up an email address for tips on Zimmerman.
YouTube: Media "Hoping" for Riots - Larry Mendte
After George Zimmerman was cleared in the murder of Trayvon
Martin, the national media seemed to hope the peaceful protests
would grow violent.
CO town considers licensing bounty hunters to shoot down drones
Daily Caller - The tiny town of Deer Trail, Colo. — barely more
than a wide spot on Interstate 70 about 55 miles east of Denver,
population 546 — is considering an ordinance that would
authorize licensed bounty hunters to shoot down unmanned
aircraft violating its “sovereign airspace.”
9/11 could be insurance fraud as “trial” of conspiring duo
begins in NY today
Press TV - That's what many are saying, as the world's biggest
real-estate swindler and the world's most corrupt judge meet in
a Manhattan courtroom on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. At
issue: billions of dollars in loot from the demolition of the
World Trade Center complex on September 11th, 2001.
Obama’s Military Budget: The Largest Since World War II
RINF - Obama’s defense budget larger than any other president’s
since World War II.... If one subtracted a sum of $52 billion
mandated by the Budget Control Act from the $612 billion defense
budget Obama requested for 2014, they would see that the
Pentagon spends billions of dollars above what the US spent
during the Cold War, Vietnam and Korean wars.
IRS Workers In Tea Party Ruckus Face House Panel
Reuters - Three Internal Revenue Service officials enmeshed in
the Tea Party controversy will face lawmakers for the first time
this week to testify in a case that triggered a partisan fight
over how the agency reviews applicants for tax exemption.
VIDEO: Zimmerman Family Suspects Obama Is Tapping Their Phones
Steve Watson - Appearing on Fox News, Robert Zimmerman said “We
do have concerns and always have of having our phones tapped,
having our phones listened to by the administration or
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Michael Hastings’ Ashes Sent Home for
sandiego6.com - Hastings’ friend and confidant SSgt. Joe Biggs
disclosed a macabre twist in the award-winning journalist’s
death in a suspicious single-car accident. According to SSgt.
Biggs, “Michael Hastings’ body was returned to Vermont in an
urn.” He further alleged, “Family members did not want Michael’s
In Texas, Tampons Are A Bigger Threat Than Guns According To The
addictinginfo.org - Texas makes no secret of the war being waged
on women, declaring feminine hygiene products off-limits at the
Texas state Capitol building.
College student, 22, JAILED for rigging school election to make
Daily Mail - A 22-year-old college undergraduate has been
sentenced to a year in prison for stealing the identities and
passwords of more than 700 fellow students at his university so
he could rig a campus election.
Newspaper censorship: Advice columnist is threatened with up to
a year in jail every time his column is published
xrepublic.tv - general: Stop publishing your advice column in
the Bluegrass State or face fines and jail. The attorney general
and Kentucky's psychologist licensing board believe that John's
column, which is syndicated in more than 200 papers nationwide,
constitutes the "unlicensed practice of psychology" in Kentucky
when it appears in a Kentucky newspaper.
Report: Brinks Vaults Are Being Depleted: “This Has the
Appearance of a Run On the Bank”
Mac Slavo - They have gone from 447,199 on July 3rd to 134,525
on July 9th which is a drop of 312,674 oz. If this is correct,
then this is a decline of 70 percent in the gold held in private
accounts at Brinks in just one week. If this is data is correct,
it would not be too much of a stretch to say that this has the
appearance of ‘a run on the bank.’
VIDEO: Labor Unions: Obamacare Will 'Shatter' Our Health
Benefits, Cause 'Nightmare Scenarios'
Forbes - Last Thursday, representatives of three of the nation’s
largest unions fired off a letter to Harry Reid and Nancy
Pelosi, warning that Obamacare would “shatter not only our
hard-earned health benefits, but destroy the foundation of the
40 hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle
Feds Committing Fraud? USA Debt Exactly $16,699,396,000,000.00
for 56 Days... Remains $25 Million Below Legal Limit
investmentwatchblog.com - Even though the portion of the federal
debt that is subject to a legal limit has not changed in almost
two months, the Treasury has continued to sell bills, notes and
bonds at a value that exceeds the value of the bills, notes and
bonds it has been redeeming.
Oregon to Charge Drivers by the Mile -- Not the Gallon
governing.com - The bill, passed by the legislature and awaiting
Gov. John Kitzhaber's signature, would allow up to 5,000 drivers
to voluntarily enlist in a new program in which they'd pay a tax
of 1.5 cents for every mile they drive in lieu of the 30
cents-per-gallon tax that drivers pay in the Beaver State.
American soldier resigns, says he was ‘misled’
Press TV - Brandon M. Toy wrote in a letter published by Common
Dreams on Tuesday that he was “misled” by the U.S. military when
he joined it a decade ago. “At the time of my enlistment, I
believed in the cause. I was ignorant, naïve, and misled,” he
To Rescue Local Economies, Cities Seize Underwater Mortgages
Through Eminent Domain
The Nation - Thanks to a legal strategy initially formulated by
Cornell University law professor Robert Hockett, city officials
have discovered that they can use their eminent domain
power—which they routinely use to purchase property for
sidewalks, infrastructure, school construction and other
projects—to buy underwater mortgages at their current market
value and resell them to homeowners at reduced price and
HAARP Facility Shuts Down
ARRL - The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP)
— a subject of fascination for many hams and the target of
conspiracy theorists and anti-government activists — has closed
down. HAARP’s program manager, Dr James Keeney at Kirtland Air
Force Base in New Mexico, told ARRL that the sprawling 35-acre
ionospheric research facility in remote Gakona, Alaska, has been
shuttered since early May.
Exxon Still Owes Government Nearly $100 Million for Valdez
Clean-up Almost 25 Years Later
truth-out.org - With the BP Gulf of Mexico ecological
catastrophe perhaps 20 times the size of the Exxon Valdez spill,
it may take decades to proceed with comprehensive restoration
efforts in the Gulf, if the Valdez spill is an example.
Birth defects linked to bad water in California's San Joaquin
McClatchy - An extensive new study confirms a long-suspected
link between crippling birth defects and the nitrate
contamination that threatens drinking water for 250,000 people
in the San Joaquin Valley.
VIDEO: Man Heals Cancer with Diet, Gets off 25 Medications
Green Med Info - Dave “the Raw Food Trucker” describes how he
was able to get of diabetes meds in days and cure his colon
cancer within six months when fellow truck drivers teach him how
to eat a diet of raw foods and juices.
New MRI research reveals cancer cells thrive on processed sugar
(NaturalNews) Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, your dietary
habits could be significantly adding to your risk of developing
cancer. New research published in the journal Nature Medicine
has confirmed that processed sugar is one of the primary driving
forces behind the growth and spread of cancer tumors, so much so
that the future of cancer screening could rely on scanning the
body for sugar accumulation.
Omega-3 supplements provide an effective protective shield
against skin cancer
(NaturalNews) New evidence has recently been published in the
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by a research team from
The University of Manchester in the UK that demonstrates how
taking omega-3 fish oils could help to protect against skin
cancer. A study team has just carried out the first clinical
trial to examine the impact of the fish oils on the skin
immunity of human volunteers.
BPA causes devastating metabolic changes inside the body, study
(NaturalNews) The real threat from bisphenol-A (BPA), the
nefarious plastics chemical linked to endocrine disruption, may
have more to do with the substances produced when the chemical
is metabolized by the body rather than with the actual chemical
VIDEO: How to make your own nut milk (or fresh green juice)
using water, nuts, a blender and a nut milk bag
(NaturalNews) By now, almost everybody knows that conventional
milk products routinely contain synthetic hormone chemicals,
blood and pus. So most people look for alternative milk
products, and while soy milk was popular for many years,all the
nasty truths about soy (GMOs, deforestation, etc.) have caused a
major shift to almond milk over the last 3 years or so.
Obama’s New Executive Order: Doctors to Screen All Individuals
Ages 15 to 65 Years for HIV
From The Trenches - HIV Care Continuum Initiative: By the
authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the
laws of the United States of America, and in order to further
strengthen the capacity of the Federal Government to effectively
respond to the ongoing domestic HIV epidemic, it is hereby
ordered as follows...
Johns Hopkins Malpractice Study: Surgical ‘Never Events’ Occur
At Least 4,000 Times per Year
hopkinsmedicine.org - After a cautious and rigorous analysis of
national malpractice claims, Johns Hopkins patient safety
researchers estimate that a surgeon in the United States leaves
a foreign object such as a sponge or a towel inside a patient’s
body after an operation 39 times a week, performs the wrong
procedure on a patient 20 times a week and operates on the wrong
body site 20 times a week.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: A Whistleblower’s Profile In Courage
Activist Post - Dr. Linda Peeno contacted me two weeks ago and
informed me that she is reinserting herself into her advocacy
work on behalf of all patients who are trapped in a corrupt
medical system. If you don’t know who Linda Peeno is, the
following profile should inspire all to become a force for
VIDEO: Burzynski: Cancer is Serious Business, Part II
Alliance for Natural Health - A stunning documentary on Dr.
Burzynski’s fight has won numerous awards worldwide. And now,
Dr. Burzynski’s story now continues in the compelling follow-up
film: Burzynski—Cancer Is Serious Business, Part II.... Until
July 20th, this important film is being streamed–free–over the
internet by Dr. Burzynski’s allies.
Yahoo wins lawsuit to declassify docs proving resistance to
RT - Search engine Yahoo has won a court case to release NSA
records and potentially prove it resisted handing over customer
data to US authorities. The ruling could clear Yahoo’s name
following allegations it collaborated with the NSA to spy on
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Add to your food security by growing highly-versatile pigeon
(NaturalNews) Also known as Cajanus cajun, pigeon peas can be
grown in almost any climate, which makes them practical for
virtually any home gardener or homesteader. They are also a
hardy, perennial pulse crop, lasting nearly five years and
growing up to 12 feet in height.
Are You Prepared for a Water Emergency?
Natural Blaze - Listening to the radio on the way to work this
morning I learned that hundreds of thousands of people in
southern Prince George’s County in Maryland will be without
water for “days.” How many days? The official speaking on the
radio would not say. It would be difficult to come up with a
worse time to deprive hundreds of thousands of people of
life-giving water. Today’s heat index is expected to hit 105
July 16, 2013 - Today in History:
1774 - Russia and the Ottoman Empire signed the treaty of
Kuchuk-Kainardji, ending their six-year war.
1779 - American troops under General Anthony Wayne captured Stony
1790 - The District of Columbia, or Washington, DC, was established
as the permanent seat of the United States Government.
1791 - Louis XVI was suspended from office until he agreed to ratify
1862 - David G. Farragut became the first rear admiral in the U.S.
1875 - The new French constitution was finalized.
1935 - Oklahoma City became the first city in the U.S. to make use
of parking meters.
1940 - Adolf Hitler ordered the preparations to begin on the
invasion of England, known as Operation Sea Lion.
1942 - French police officers rounded up 13,000 Jews and held them
in the Winter Velodrome. The round-up was part of an agreement
between Pierre Laval and the Nazis. Germany had agreed to not deport
French Jews if France arrested foreign Jews.
1944 - Soviet troops occupied Vilna, Lithuania, in their drive
1945 - The United States detonated the first atomic bomb in a test
at Alamogordo, NM
1957 - Marine Major John Glenn set a transcontinental speed record
when he flew a jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23
minutes and 8 seconds.
1969 - Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, FL, and began the
first manned mission to land on the moon.
1973 - Alexander Butterfield informed the Senate committee
investigating the Watergate affair of the existence of recorded
1979 - Saddam Hussein became president of Iraq after forcing Hasan
al-Bakr to resign.
1981 - After 23 years with the name Datsun, executives of Nissan
changed the name of their cars to Nissan.
2005 - J.K. Rowling's book "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
was released. It was the sixth in the Harry Potter series. The book
sold 6.9 million copies on its first day of release.
VIDEO: 7 dead, 261 injured in overnight Egypt clashes
RT - Seven people were killed and 261 wounded when supporters of Mohamed
Morsi clashed with opponents of the former president and security forces
in Cairo overnight, the head of Egypt's emergency services said.
Army’s Training and Firepower Overwhelmingly U.S.-Supplied
stratrisks.com - When the dust settles from the ongoing deadly
confrontations between the Egyptian armed forces and thousands of
Islamist protesters in the streets of Cairo and Alexandria, the eventual
winner will be the United States – specifically U.S.-made weapons
systems in the hands of the country’s 440,000-strong military.
‘6,784 Israelis dealing with arms exports’
Israel says there are 6,784 Israelis dealing with arms exports in
response to the request to disclose the name of individuals and
companies involved in arms deals.
Israeli drones violate Lebanon’s airspace
Press TV - Two Israeli drones have violated Lebanon's airspace and flown
over the country in flagrant violation of United Nations Security
Council Resolution 1701.
RT source: Israeli strike on Syria was carried out from Turkish base
Israel used a Turkish military base to launch one of its recent
airstrikes against Syria from the sea, a reliable source told RT. Israel
has been under scrutiny since last week, when it was reported to be
responsible for a July 5 depot attack in Latakia.
Obama hiring contractor for African bombs
WND - The Obama administration continues to ramp up its
military-response capabilities in Africa, where it is now looking for
contractor support to transport U.S. Africa Command troops, weaponry and
Putin: US trapped Snowden in Russia
Press TV - Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States has
trapped American whistleblower Edward Snowden in Moscow by frightening
other countries that might have accepted his asylum request.
‘Heroic effort at great personal cost’: Edward Snowden nominated for
Nobel Peace Prize
RT - A Swedish sociology professor has nominated Edward Snowden for the
Nobel Peace Prize. He says the NSA whistleblower could help “save the
prize from the disrepute incurred by the hasty and ill-conceived
decision” to give the 2009 award to Barack Obama.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
YouTube: The Blunt Truth about The Trayvon Martin Case
StormCloudsGathering - Let's take a step back from this Jerry
Springer circus side show and put the Trayvon Martin Case into
VIDEO: Juror: 'No doubt' that George Zimmerman feared for his
CNN - One of the jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman said she
had "no doubt" he feared for his life in the final moments of
his struggle with Trayvon Martin, and that was the definitive
factor in the verdict.
VIDEO: Who Can't Respect Ron Paul After This Video?
Activist Post - YouTube description: A Ron Paul speech from 2002
predicted EVERY crisis our nation, and the world, is facing
today. Ron Paul's career in Congress defending individual
liberty across the board inspired MILLIONS around the world to
become active in politics.
Air Force lifts order to ground combat aircraft
RT - The US Air Force has announced that many of its combat
aircraft, including bombers and fighters, will start flying
again on Monday after being grounded since April.
Zimmerman to Press on With NBC Defamation Case
newsmax.com - With his acquittal in hand, George Zimmerman plans
to resume his defamation lawsuit against NBC News for its
coverage of the call he made to police the night he came
face-to-face with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Bradley Manning – US Must Drop “Aiding The Enemy” Charge
amnesty.org - “We’ve now seen the evidence presented by both
sides, and it’s abundantly clear that the charge of ‘aiding the
enemy’ has no basis. The government should withdraw that
charge,” said Widney Brown senior director for international law
and policy at Amnesty International.
CIA Will Now Openly Propagandize Americans
Kurt Nimmo - On July 2, a little noticed “reform” passed in
January went into effect. The Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of
2012, passed as part of the 2013 National Defense Authorization
Act, will allow the CIA to flood America with more government
VIDEO: Kokesh To Be Released: No Guns Allowed Until Trial
Steve Watson - The bond has been set at $5,000, with a Fairfax
County judge ordering that Kokesh be prohibited from possessing
firearms until his case goes to trial and is completed.
Will California prison hunger strike lead to Gitmo-style
RT - Amid a massive hunger-strike being waged across the state
of California by thousands of prisoners in several facilities,
officials may move to begin force-feeding inmates if it could
prevent a larger uprising from occurring.
Thousands on Hill 'March for Jobs,' Against amnesty
Breitbart - Thousands of grassroots activists from all around
the country descended on Washington, D.C., on Monday for the
Black American Leadership Alliance (BALA) March For Jobs, a
movement against amnesty aimed at defeating the Senate “Gang of
Eight” immigration bill.
Goodbye Full-Time Jobs, Hello Part-Time Jobs, R.I.P. Middle
Economic Collapse - The percentage of full-time jobs in our
economy is steadily declining and the percentage of part-time
jobs is steadily increasing. This is not a recent phenomenon,
but now there are several factors which are accelerating this
trend. One of them is Obamacare.
10 Reasons Why The Global Economy Is About To Experience Its Own
Version Of “Sharknado”
silverdoctors.com - In the United States, the mainstream media
is breathlessly proclaiming that the U.S. economy is in great
shape because job growth is “accelerating” (even though we
actually lost 240,000 full-time jobs last month) and because the
U.S. stock market set new all-time highs this week. The
mainstream media seems to be absolutely oblivious to all of the
financial storm clouds that are gathering on the horizon.
Officials: Oil coming up at giant sinkhole — Bottom now so deep,
unable to measure with current equipment — Depth of over 500
ENENews - Additional hydrocarbon and debris have come to the
surface of the sinkhole. Also, John Boudreaux has tagged bottom
in the center of the sinkhole (where the raindrop bubbles are
occurring) and the depth is over 500′; although, debris was felt
at about 175′ to 200′ (while the weight continued to fall to the
Official: Sinkhole depth exceeds estimates
thetowntalk.com - An official says the deepest part of the
22-acre sinkhole near Bayou Corne is at least 500 feet deep, and
not between 110 to 220 feet deep that has been estimated by
Bayou Corne resident: 'Our lives are stuck on pause'
ascension-assumption.wafb.com - "We left our homes last Aug. 3
and now the realization is we're never going home," she said.
"The sadness is beyond words. Our lives are stuck on pause." The
residents were forced to evacuate last August after a giant
sinkhole hole formed when a salt dome cavern owned by Texas
Brine failed deep underground. Texas Brine has offered to buy
out the homes, but residents say the offers fall short of their
replacement value. Bayou Corne residents pleaded for help at the
Press Club on Monday, July 15.The group was led by Retired
General Russel Honore who is trying to help them get assistance.
Feeling a little down? You may be low on B vitamins - Here are
some easy ways to boost your levels
(NaturalNews) Elevated amounts of specific B vitamins are used
to address specific conditions, such as niacin for mental
disorders, folate for red blood cell production and pregnancy
support, and those mentioned earlier in this article.
But the rest of the B complex family should be involved at
maintenance doses as a supportive foundation....
Soy products linked to cancer in lab tests: Four very convincing
reasons to cut soy from your diet today
(NaturalNews) While it's true that organic soy is healthier for
you than GMO soy, there are other facts about soy that pose
serious health risks. Here are four facts that debunk soy as a
healthy food choice.
More Infants Developing Cancer Due To Effects of Estrogens and
Arsenic In Soy-Based Formulas
Prevent Disease - New research concludes that exposure to a
combination of both arsenic and estrogen, at levels U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers “safe” for
humans, can cause cancer at elevated levels. The higher levels
of added organic brown rice syrup in soy-based formula may
explain why some researchers found higher levels of arsenic in
the soy-based formula. Combined with the presence of both
phytoestrogens, soy-based formulas are a disease promoting
ticking time bomb for infants.
Supplements, herbs, and foods that support a healthier heart
(NaturalNews) All who enter here must abandon the myths involved
with fats and cholesterol. They remain as dogma only because too
many health practitioners and journalists are still stuck with
Antiperspirants: Cause of Breast Cancer?
Green Med Info - Recent decades have brought enormous increases
in breast cancer. Rather than look for a reason, most research
has centered on finding treatments, though with little effect on
outcomes. Philippa Darbre, though, has dedicated her efforts to
finding if aluminum, a known human toxin that's the basis for
antiperspirants, could be the culprit.
Enjoy a Surprisingly Healthy Superfood: 7 Dark Chocolate Health
Natural Society - Chocolate can be extremely healthful and
beneficial to your health, but before you get carried away with
those common candy bars from childhood, understand that the
superfood nutritional qualities come from cacao or cocoa, the
bitter seeds from which chocolate is made.
Experts Slam Study Which Links Omega-3 To Prostate Cancer as
Prevent Disease - The study has drawn widespread criticism for
the way in which the authors of the observational study jumped
to the bold conclusion that their findings have "shown once
again that use of nutritional supplements may be harmful."
How Aluminum Causes Chronic Disease
Gaia Health - As aluminum builds up in your body, your
metabolism becomes more and more deranged. It’s likely a major
factor behind obesity, and is tied to a wide range of
life-destroying chronic disorders. We continue explaining how
aluminum does this damage, and then explore how to protect
yourself, including providing a list of aluminum-containing food
VIDEO: US spying isn’t about national security’
Press TV - Massive U.S. spying programs are not about national
security but are aimed at identifying “political dissidents,
veterans” and “constitutionalists,” says James Henry Fetzer, an
editor at Veterans Today.
Video: Your next school ID could be your eyes
dvice.com - In South Carolina, Winthrop University has just
admitted an entire freshman class whose IDs include iris scan
data. In the next year or two, students there will likely be
able to check out library books, enter discipline-specific labs
and even buy textbooks and swag from the university bookstore
with the blink of an eye.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Feds Shake Down Farmer For Free Raisins
Breitbart - A California raisin farmer is facing bankruptcy for
defying a law requiring him to give the government a portion of
his raisin crop without compensation. According to a Washington
Post report, Marvin Horne, 68, stopped giving the government his
raisins in 2002 and now "owes the U.S. government at least
$650,000 in unpaid fines," in addition to "1.2 million pounds of
unpaid raisins, roughly equal to his entire harvest for four
July 15, 2013 - Today in History:
1789 - The electors of Paris set up a "Commune" to live without the
authority of the government.
1806 - Lieutenant Zebulon Pike began his western expedition from
Fort Belle Fountaine, near St. Louis, MO.
1813 - Napoleon Bonaparte's representatives met with the Allies in
Prague to discuss peace terms.
1834 - Lord Napier of England arrived in Macao, China as the first
chief superintendent of trade.
1870 - Georgia became the last of the Confederate states to be
readmitted to the Union.
1885 - In New York, the Niagara Reservation State Park opened.
1888 - "Printers’ Ink" was first sold.
1901 - Over 74,000 Pittsburgh steel workers went on strike.
1904 - The first Buddhist temple in the U.S. was established in Los
1916 - In Seattle, WA, Pacific Aero Products was incorporated by
William Boeing. The company was later renamed Boeing Co.
1918 - The Second Battle of the Marne began during World War I.
1922 - The duck-billed platypus arrived in America, direct from
Australia. It was exhibited at the Bronx Zoo in New York City.
1958 - Five thousand U.S. Marines landed in Beirut, Lebanon, to
protect the pro-Western government. The troops withdrew October 25,
1965 - The spacecraft Mariner IV sent back the first close-up
pictures of the planet Mars.
1968 - Commercial air travel began between the U.S. and the
U.S.S.R., when the first plane, a Soviet Aeroflot jet, landed at
Kennedy International Airport in New York.
1971 - U.S. President Nixon announced he would visit the People's
Republic of China to seek a "normalization of relations."
1987 - Taiwan ended thirty-seven years of martial law.
2009 - "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was released in
theaters in the U.S. It was the sixth movie in the series.
Russian military stages biggest war games since Soviet times
RT - 60,000 servicemen, 1000 tanks, 130 planes and 70 ships are taking
part in Russia’s biggest military drill since Soviet times. The war
games will continue in the country’s Far East until July 20.
US seeks ban on Argentina over Iran ties
Press TV - Members of the US Congress have called for the imposition of
sanctions against Argentina over its growing ties with Iran and Buenos
Aires’ bid for joint investigations with Tehran into the 1994 AMIA
Jewish center bombing.
Israel says might go solo to strike Iran
Press TV - Israel has threatened to take unilateral action against the
Islamic Republic of Iran over the country’s nuclear energy program.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Stagflation to set off more protests in Israel:
Press TV - Thousands of Israelis took to the streets in Tel Aviv on
Saturday to protest the economic policies of Benjamin Netanyahu’s
administration and mark the two-year anniversary of 2011 social protests
Pakistanis protest US drone strikes
Press TV - The major protest rally took place in the city of Multan
where demonstrators chanted slogans against the US. Reports say similar
protests were also held in other towns and cities of Punjab on Sunday.
This comes after at least three people were killed and many others
wounded in an attack carried out by a US assassination drone in the
Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan on July 13.
12 Afghans killed in US-led airstrike
Press TV - Afghan sources say a dozen people have died in a US-led
airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Paktia,... A similar
attack killed ten people in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Logar on
‘US hacked Bolivian officials’ emails’
Press TV - Bolivian President Evo Morales says US intelligence has
hacked into the email accounts of senior Bolivian officials amid growing
concerns about Washington’s secret surveillance programs.
Global oil supply to outpace demand in 2014 – IEA
RT - Supplies from outside the Organization of Petroleum Exporting
Countries (OPEC) will surge by 1.3 million barrels a day amid increased
output in North America.
Pentagon denies US is about to ‘invade’ Egypt
Press TV - The Pentagon and the US Embassy in Cairo have denied reports
in the Egyptian media that an American task force in the Red Sea is
preparing to “invade Egypt.”
Egypt coup reinstated the old system, which will explode again before
RT - Egypt needs to completely reorganize its political system, but the
Egyptian ‘Google generation’ is not going to be part of solution, as the
armed forces are back in power just like in post-Mubarak times,
journalist Pepe Escobar told RT.
Israeli submarine responsible for July attack on Syrian arms depot -
RT - Israeli submarines carried out the attack on an arms depot in the
Syrian port city of Latakia on July 5, according to a report published
in the British Sunday Times. US media previously claimed the offensive
was carried out by the Israel Air Force.
VIDEO: Syrian rebels' Damascus chemical cache found by Assad army -
RT - The Syrian army has discovered a storehouse belonging to rebels in
the Damascus area of Jobar, where toxic chemical substances - including
chlorine - have been produced and kept, State TV reported.
Free Syrian army clashes with jihadists in wake of commander’s
The Guardian - Months of uneasy calm between jihadists and the
mainstream Syrian opposition spilled into fierce fighting in Aleppo on
Saturday, days after a senior Free Syria army commander was assassinated
by a jihadi group.
Snowden documents could be ‘worst nightmare’ for U.S.
Reuters - Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian journalist who first published
the documents Snowden leaked, said in a newspaper interview published on
Saturday that the U.S. government should be careful in its pursuit of
the former computer analyst.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
FBI records: agents found no evidence that Zimmerman was racist
McClatchy - After interviewing nearly three dozen people in the
George Zimmerman murder case, the FBI found no evidence that
racial bias was a motivating factor in the shooting of Trayvon
Martin, records released Thursday show.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Federal Government Plans to Persecute
Kurt Nimmo - It’s not over, said one of the most powerful men in
America, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He said now that a
jury of his peers has found George Zimmerman not guilty of
murdering Trayvon Martin, it is time for the federal government
to step in.
Oakland Hit By Riots After Zimmerman Verdict
Paul Joseph Watson - Civil unrest is beginning to hit US streets
following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, with demonstrators
smashing windows, attacking police cars, overturning dumpsters
and setting fires in downtown Oakland.
The $46 Billion Immigration Question
National Journal - Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and John Hoeven,
R-N.D., crafted an amendment that tried to respond to
conservative cries for stronger border security.... The
amendment is so over-the-top that it has become an object of
ridicule and outrage in both liberal and conservative camps. It
would cost $38 billion, on top of the $8 billion for border
security already in the bill.
Virginia Centers Get $2.5M To ‘Promote Obamacare On Taxpayer
Liberty Crier - Virginia health centers will receive 22 federal
grants totaling more than $2.5 million to enroll clients in
Obamacare, part of a $150 million national campaign.
DHS’ Napolitano Leaves Legacy of Corruption, Lies, Lawsuits, and
The New American - Many were surprised at Janet Napolitano’s
announcement that she will leave her position as Secretary of
the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at the end of August
to become president of the University of California. Chosen from
more than 300 candidates vying for the position, Napolitano
managed to keep her interest in that position, and her
successful bid for it, from the public until Friday.
Port Angeles Residents Terrorized by Unannounced Army Exercise
Kurt Nimmo - Frightened residents called police in the small
city and complained about low flying Chinook helicopters.
According to Peninsula Daily News, noise and lights panicked
horses and other livestock.
New Investigation Alleges US Military, Monsanto Targeting GMO
Activists and Independent Scientists
Green Med Info - A shocking new investigative report from the
largest daily newspaper in Germany alleges that Monsanto, the US
Military and the US government have colluded to track and
disrupt both anti-GMO activists and independent scientists who
study the adverse effects of genetically modified food.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Crash Prank Reveals How Corporate Media
Reads Mindlessly from Teleprompter Scripts
Infowars.com - It’s another example of how mindless and
untrustworthy the corporate media is. Earlier today, a news
anchor at a San Francisco Bay Fox affiliate, KTVU, read the
supposed names of the flight crew of Asiana flight 214, which
crashed last Saturday at San Francisco International Airport.
VIDEO: $20 Million Claim Against DOC By Man Shot In Bed 16 Times
king5.com - Thirty-year-old Dustin Theoharis in Harborview
Medical Center in Seattle, recovering from his twelfth surgery -
this one to reconstruct his jaw. It’s unlikely he will ever
fully recover from the barrage of bullets fired by police on
Feb. 11, 2011.
Everyone Knows that the Federal Reserve Banks Are PRIVATE …
Except the American People
Washington's Blog - The Fed itself admitted (via Bloomberg):
While the Fed’s Washington-based Board of Governors is a federal
agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act and other
government rules, the New York Fed and other regional banks
maintain they are separate institutions, owned by their member
banks, and not subject to federal restrictions
Here Comes the Pain: Detroit To “Significantly Cut Vested
Pensions” For Retirees
Activist Post - During the summer of 2011, as Ben Bernanke and
his mainstream propaganda arm convinced Americans that green
shoots were cropping up all over the nation,
warnings of the coming destruction of America’s pension funds
had begun to emerge.
This is what your grocery store looks like without bees
PRNewswire - To raise awareness of just how crucial pollinators
are to our food system, the University Heights Whole Foods
Market store temporarily removed all produce that comes from
plants dependent on pollinators. They pulled from shelves 237 of
453 products – 52 percent of the department's normal product
Direct link to the photos.
Beekeeping industry files suit against the EPA to stop new
pesticide toxic to bees
Beyond Pesticides - Beekeepers have experienced honey bee losses
of over 40 percent over the 2012/2013 winter period, with some
beekeepers reporting losses of over 70 percent, far exceeding
the normal rate of 10-15 percent. Some have even been driven out
Why Turmeric May Be the Diseased Liver's Best Friend
Natural Blaze - A new clinical trial published in the journal
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine is shedding light on
turmeric's remarkable liver protective and regenerative
Best supplements for pain relief
(NaturalNews) Here are some great natural pain relievers that
have no dangerous side effects. In fact, these nutrients have a
significantly positive health effect on the entire body.
Five unbeatable essential oils to help stop chronic digestive
(NaturalNews) If you suffer from chronic indigestion,
constipation, upset stomach or some other persistent digestive
disorder that you are having trouble remedying, essential oils
just might be your answer for finding lasting relief. Here are
five of the most effective essential oils among many others that
can be used to treat chronic digestive distress...
2012: The Top Fifteen Selling Vaccines
Activist Post - The ‘medical miracle’ of vaccines has proven
quite miraculous on at least one front, the financial one.
Investors in the manufacture, distribution and administration of
vaccines have reaped handsome rewards since the creation of the
National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA).
Nanosized aluminum being sprayed in the atmosphere, causing
degenerative disease, says neurosurgeon
(NaturalNews) In attempts to reflect sunlight away from the
Earth and cool climate temperatures, this science experiment has
exploited populations of people to mass amounts of airborne
metals that are literally raining down and poisoning everyone,
Cauliflower Prevent Various Cancers: Thanks to Sulforaphane
Natural Society - Cauliflower is just one of the many
cruciferous vegetables that may be able to cure cancer,
according to a study coming from Rutgers University.
Black Seed Improves Memory, Cognition and Attention in the
Green Med Info - A new study published in the Journal of
Ethnopharmacology reveals that the seeds of Nigella sativa,
commonly known as "black seed," may provide an ideal nutritional
supplement for preventing or slowing the progression of
Mixture of Arsenic and Estrogen Increases Risk of Prostate
Beyond Pesticides - New research concludes that exposure to a
combination of both arsenic and estrogen, at levels U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers "safe” for
humans, can cause cancer at elevated levels in prostate cells.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Amazing 86 Year-Old Gymnast
Back in 2012, gymnast Johanna Quaas performed a flawless routine
at the 2012 Cottbus Wold Cup in Germany... According to this
interview, Quaas follows a strict exercise regime that involves
both running and yoga. She also mentions running up and down the
stairs soon after waking up. Fitness is about much more than
just losing fat, it’s a lifestyle that enhances the quality of
your life no matter how old you are.
Russian backed Grishin Robotics invests $300,000 into American
RT - Grishin Robotics, the first global robotics investment
company, said it is investing in US–based NanoSatisfi. With the
funds raised the American company plans to enable any person
across the world to look into space via the internet for just
$250 a week.
YouTube: NSA preps launch of cyber war "army"
The massive stores of data and wholesale government have been
announced to the public - just after Bilderberg mulled the "big
data" agenda at its 2013 meeting. Now Wired magazine says NSA
chief Gen. Keith Alexander is ready to unleash his cyber army on
the globe? What's next?
VIDEO: Pentagon Contest Produces Terminator Robot
Infowars.com - A terminator robot is right around the corner. It
will be the perfect fit for the New Army with its joystick drone
warriors killing designated bad guys – and collateral damage
women and children – from great distances.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
The secret's out: Monsanto is Big Ag's top spender on lobbying,
spending nearly $8.7 million annually on seed patents
(NaturalNews) As revealed by the government transparency group
OpenSecrets.org, this corporate system of industrial agriculture
is dominated by Monsanto and other biotechnology interests,
which collectively divests tens of millions of lobbying dollars
every year to the federal government to ensure that GMOs are
given agricultural preference.
House Passes First Industrial Hemp Amendment In 50 Years
wkms.org - The amendment is part of the Farm Bill and allows
colleges and universities to cultivate industrial hemp for
academic and agricultural research purposes. However, it only
applies to states where industrial hemp farming is already
legal.... If the Senate approves it, Kentucky would join Hawaii
and Maryland as the only states authorizing hemp research.
Disease Prevention Basics
Mother Earth News - Various diseases can wreak havoc on your
garden plants. Learn the ins and outs of keeping your plants’
health on the up and up.
Pressure Canning Basics: Fearless Food Preservation
Mother Earth News - Does your garden produce more than you can
eat fresh? Great! Home pressure canning isn’t as difficult as
you might think, and you can preserve those garden-fresh foods
to eat throughout the year.
Feeding Stray Cats In Radnor Could Leave You Responsible For
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A proposed law in a town along the Main
Line could punish people who feed stray cats. The new law would
dictate if you feed it, you own it. And if you own it, you’re
responsible for its vaccinations, says the proposal here in
Radnor Township.... Violation of the ordinance could carry a
$300 to $1,000 fine.
VIDEO: Big Sis Janet Napolitano Steps Down from
Homeland Security: A Tribute
Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton - “Our dear
protector,” officially Secretary of the Department
of Homeland Security, has announced she is stepping
down from her careful watch over the nation to take
over the University of California system… and leave
the job of peddling fear and stoking control to
someone else for a while.
July 12, 2013 - Today in History:
The French Assembly approved a Civil Constitution providing for the
election of priests and bishops.
1806 - The Confederation of the Rhine was established in Germany.
1862 - The U.S. Congress authorized the Medal of Honor.
1864 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln witnessed the battle where
Union forces repelled Jubal Early's army on the outskirts of
1933 - A minimum wage of 40 cents an hour was established in the
1941 - Moscow was bombed by the German Luftwaffe for the first time.
1954 - U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed a highway
modernization program, with costs to be shared by federal and state
1957 - The U.S. surgeon general, Leroy E. Burney, reported that
there was a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.
1960 - The first Etch-A-Sketch went on sale.
1974 - John Ehrlichman, a former aide to U.S. President Nixon, and
three others were convicted of conspiring to violate the civil
rights of Daniel Ellsberg's former psychiatrist.
1982 - The last of the distinctive-looking Checker taxicabs rolled
off the assembly line in Kalamazoo, MI.
1984 - Democratic presidential candidate Walter F. Mondale named
U.S. Rep. Geraldine A. Ferraro of New York to be his running mate.
Ferraro was the first woman to run for vice president on a major
1990 - Russian republic president Boris N. Yeltsin announced his
resignation from the the Soviet Communist Party.
2000 - Russia launched the Zvezda after two years of delays. The
module was built to be the living quarters for the International
Space Station (ISS.)
Russia sends aid to Palestinians in Syria
Press TV - Oleg Voronov, the spokesman for the Russian Ministry of
Emergency Situations, said a total of 70 tons of humanitarian supplies
were dispatched by two Il-76 aircraft to Syria’s port city of Latakia on
Thursday, RIA Novosti news agency reported.
‘Western allegations against Syria naive’
Press TV - On Thursday, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations
said the groundless allegations are made to hinder the efforts to
arrange a UN investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria.
Al-Qaeda militants kill Syrian rebel commander - FSA spokesman
RT - As Syria’s civil war shows no signs of abating, a source within the
Free Syrian Army says that Al-Qaeda-linked militants have killed one of
the FSA’s senior figures.
New rival demonstrations to be held in Egypt
Press TV - Opponents and supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed
Morsi have called for new demonstrations for the first Friday of the
holy month of Ramadan.
Israel trains troops to fight Hezbollah
Press TV - The Israeli regime is holding military exercises to train
soldiers on how to invade the south of Lebanon and fight the Lebanese
resistance movement Hezbollah.
Israel ready to build more settler units
Press TV - The Israeli regime says it is prepared to ‘immediately’
construct 10,000 illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank and
East al-Quds (Jerusalem) in an attempt to lower housing costs.
VIDEO: EU subservient to US – Irish MP who called Obama ‘war criminal’
RT - Standing up to one's government is becoming the only way for
citizens to stop the spread of Western imperialism and its double
standards, said Clare Daly, the now famous Irish MP who lambasted
President Obama at Northern Ireland's G8 summit.
Merkel justifies NSA eavesdropping surveillance
RT - Despite “justified questions” to the American intelligence
community regarding eavesdropping on German networks, the US remains
Berlin’s “most loyal ally”, announced Chancellor Angela Merkel in
interview to Die Zeit weekly.
US 'blocks my asylum': Snowden human rights activists to airport meeting
RT - Edward Snowden will meet with human rights organizations in
Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, say airport officials. He will reportedly
speak about the US witch hunt against him that he believes is putting
other passengers at risk.
Kremlin turns back to typewriters to avoid leaks
Fox News - A Russian state service in charge of safeguarding Kremlin
communications is looking to purchase an array of old-fashioned
typewriters to prevent leaks from computer hardware, sources said
Everybody Hates the New Black Panther Party
VICE Nordics - After being leaned on by his country’s constitutional
courts, President Robert Mugabe has finally promised that he’ll hold
elections in Zimbabwe by the end of July. Despite the fact that
practically the whole world thinks of him as a genocidal dictator who
will have to cheat his way to victory at the polls, Mugabe has received
some unlikely first-hand support for his election campaign from a group
based in America – the New Black Panther Party.
American NGO issues world passport to Snowden
RBTH Asia Pacific - A Washington-based charity, The World Service
Authority (WSA), has issued a world citizen passport for NSA
whistleblower Edward Snowden, who is on the run after disclosing details
of a US top-secret surveillance program. However, it still remains
unknown how the document can be passed on to Snowden, who is believed to
be stuck in limbo in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.
Moscow-Cuba plane detour sparks Snowden speculation
RT - An Aeroflot plane en route from Moscow to Havana deviated from its
course on Thursday, FlightAware live flight tracking indicated. The news
sparked online speculation that NSA leaker Edward Snowden may have been
aboard the aircraft.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Snowden reveals HAARP's Global Assassination
The Internet Chronicle - Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower and fugitive,
released documents Tuesday to Internet Chronicle reporters proving that
the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP, is
definitively engaged in a program of assassination and mind control.
Microsoft helped the NSA bypass encryption, new Snowden leak reveals
RT - Microsoft worked hand-in-hand with the United States government in
order to allow federal investigators to bypass encryption mechanisms
meant to protect the privacy of millions of users, Edward Snowden told
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Rand Paul introduces legislation to stop Egypt aid
Politico - Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Thursday introduced
legislation that would cut off foreign aid to Egypt following
last week’s military ousting of President Mohamed Morsi. Paul
has made several comments throughout the week insisting that the
events in Egypt constitute a military coup and has criticized
the Obama administration for its commitment to continue
providing foreign aid to the country.
10 reasons Why Obama has Lost the Element of Surpise to Use a
Crisis to Bring in Martial Law.
thelonestarwatchdog.com - President Obama has lost the element
of surprise now. Every crisis that has been brought forth by the
willing accomplices in the mainstream dying media all has been
traced back being planned and executed by the White House.
VIDEO: Drug smugglers set free for lack of money to prosecute
CBS News - Police here say federal authorities generally won't
prosecute traffickers moving less than 150 pounds of marijuana
with a street value of $120,000. So they leave those cases and
the costs to local district attorneys, including Carlos Garcia
of Brooks County.
New Black Panther Party allegedly busing mobs to Sanford,
Florida for expected riots
qstarnews.com - Reports have come in from eye witnesses in
Sanford, Florida that the New Black Panther Party, an extremist
group that has called for the killing of George Zimmerman if he
is found not guilty, is busing in thousands to that town.
Sanford is the location of the trial and near the place where
the shooting of Trayvon Martin by Zimmerman occurred.
Jury in Zimmerman trial may consider lesser charge
AP - In an unmistakable setback for George Zimmerman, the jury
at the neighborhood watch captain's second-degree murder trial
was given the option Thursday of convicting him on the lesser
charge of manslaughter in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon
Zimmerman prosecutor invokes Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a
Washington Times - Zimmerman prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda
invoked Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech in his
closing arguments, arguing that star witness Rachel Jeantel
should be taken seriously, regardless of her “unsophisticated”
testimony, National Review Online first reported.
VIDEO: Ex-Sanford Police Chief Was Pressured To Arrest Zimmerman
— Fired For Refusing To Arrest Without Probable Cause
Gateway Pundit - An Ex-Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee tells CNN
he was fired for not arresting Zimmerman. Bill Lee was pressured
by city officials who didn’t care if Zimmerman was innocent, the
city officials just wanted an arrest. Bill Lee told the
officials you can’t arrest without probable cause, and was fired
for upholding Zimmerman’s constitutional rights.
* Related Article:
Ex-Police Chief Bill Lee On Trayvon Martin Case: ‘They Just
Wanted An Arrest’
FBI refuses to testify on Marathon Bombings. What are they
The Top Information Post - The chairman of the House Homeland
Security Committee on Wednesday lambasted the Federal Bureau of
Investigation for what he called attempts to “stonewall”
congressional investigations of the events leading up to the
Boston Marathon bombings.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: 'There are no ambulances!': Frantic 911
calls reveal terror after Flight 214 crash as witnesses describe
badly burnt passengers and not enough rescuers
Daily Mail - Newly-released 911 calls show pleas for help:
'We've been on the ground 20-30 minutes and we've not seen
ambulance the whole time'. Passengers were told to stay ON BOARD
after the crash.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Gun rights activist Adam Kokesh to stay in
jail after refusing to speak to judge
RT - During a Thursday morning arraignment hearing outside of
Washington, DC, jailed activist Adam Kokesh refused to answer
questions from a judge and was told that he’ll continue to be
locked up without bond.
New Indiana Law Allows Citizens To Shoot Police Officers
opposingviews.com - In Indiana, police officers are upset over a
new law allowing residents to use deadly force against public
servants, including law enforcement officers, who unlawfully
enter their homes. The law was signed by Republican Governor
Mitch Daniels in March, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.
Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Not Talk to the Police
From The Trenches - REASON #1: Talking to the police CANNOT help
you. If the police are talking to you, it’s because they suspect
you have committed a crime....
Rand Paul leads entire Republican field in Iowa poll
iroots.org - Rand Paul is leading the entire Republican field of
2016 presidential hopefuls according to a new poll from PPP.
Expect full results in a matter of hours. Rick Santorum, who won
the previous Iowa caucus, in 7th place. Does this explain the
coordinated liberal media attacks?
VIDEO: Gerald Celente - "The Toilet Paper Job Report ... Part
Time Jobs & Walmart"
XRepublic.tv - Description: "Secret courts decide what the 4th
Amendment determines, Timothy Geithner recieves $400,000 for
three speeches & Eliot Spitzer rejoins politics after 5 years
since his prostitution scandal! They just keep running! Wonder
why NOTHING changes?!"
VIDEO/ARTICLE: US Government Records $116.5 Billion
Surplus In June
Huffington Post - The June surplus was due in part to $66.3
billion in dividend payments from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The mortgage giants were taken over by the government at the
height of the 2008 financial crisis and are now repaying
taxpayers for the support they received.
Army Veteran Can’t Buy Rifle Because Of Pot Conviction 42 Years
National Review - Ron Kelly, a 59-year-old retired U.S Army
soldier, made the front page of the Houston Chronicle Wednesday
after he was denied permission to purchase a .22 caliber rifle
at a Wal-Mart in Tomball, Texas. The veteran failed the FBI’s
background check because he was charged with marijuana
possession — in 1971.
Spirulina: Immune boosting, mood enhancing, protein-rich wonder
(NaturalNews) Blue green algae, commonly known as spirulina is a
group of organisms found in the ocean and sometimes in fresh
water lakes. They are among the most nutritious plant-like
organisms known to humans, so if malnutrition is anywhere on the
radar, then think "spirulina" because the concentration of
micronutrients in this power packed "magic food" is unsurpassed.
Medications made with caffeine may double risk of stroke
(NaturalNews) Taking pharmaceutical drugs with added caffeine
could raise your risk of suffering a stroke, but not necessarily
because of the caffeine. A new study out of South Korea recently
found that people who take over-the-counter pain pills and other
medications with added caffeine are up to three times more
likely than people not taking such drugs to suffer a stroke.
11 Ways to Support the Liver to Lose Weight and Feel Better
Natural Society - Want to lose weight and detoxify your body? It
is essential to include natural detoxifying foods every single
day for a natural liver cleanse diet.
Celery Lowers Blood Pressure Naturally and Effectively
Natural Society - Celery has been used for centuries to treat
everything from urinary tract infections to skin conditions, but
it is most profoundly useful as a treatment for hypertension.
This is due to its high concentrations of a substance called
3-butylphthalide, described by researchers at the University of
Chicago Medical Center.
Over 400 Companies who Aren’t Using GMOs in their Products
Natural Society - Courtesy of the Non-GMO Project, here is a
list of companies who make many or even the majority of all
products without GMOs.
YouTube: The Cost of Surveillance
RTAmerica - In an era of intense government surveillance, a
murky multimillion-dollar market has emerged. This week the US
Federal Court system published its' annual "Wiretap Report" to
Congress...detailing the day-to-day business of telecoms'
handing over data to law enforcement. RT's Erin Ade breaks down
the numbers and tells us how much it's costing tax payers.
New App Allows Users to Tattle on Gun Owners
Adan Salazar - “The Gun Geo Marker operates very simply, letting
parents and community members mark, or geolocate, sites
associated with potentially unsafe guns and gun owners,” the
app’s Google Play store description states. “Electronically
marking these locations can help others in the area learn about
their geography of risk from gun accidents or violence,” the
software’s creators claim.
The NSA slide you haven’t seen
Washington Post - Recent debate over U.S. government
surveillance has focused on the information that American
technology companies secretly provide to the National Security
Agency. But that is only one of the ways the NSA eavesdrops on
international communications. A classified NSA slide obtained by
The Washington Post lists “Two Types of Collection.”
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Farm Bill passes in House, without food stamp funding
The Washington Post - House Republicans successfully passed a
Farm Bill Thursday by splitting apart funding for food stamps
from federal agricultural policy, a move that infuriated the
White House and congressional Democrats who spent most of the
day trying to delay a final vote.
July 11, 2013 - Today in History:
1708 - The French were defeated at Oudenarde, Malplaquet, in the
Netherlands by the Duke of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy.
1742 - A papal decree was issued condemning the disciplining actions
of the Jesuits in China.
1786 - Morocco agreed to stop attacking American ships in the
Mediterranean for a payment of $10,000.
1798 - The U.S. Marine Corps was formally re-established by "An Act
for Establishing a Marine Corps" passed by the U.S. Congress. The
act also created the U.S. Marine Band. The Marines were first
commissioned by the Continental Congress on November 10, 1775.
1804 - The United States' first secretary of the treasury, Alexander
Hamilton, was killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in a duel.
1864 - In the U.S., Confederate forces led by Gen. Jubal Early began
an invasion of Washington, DC. They turned back the next day.
1914 - Babe Ruth debuted in the major leagues with the Boston Red
1934 - The first appointments to the newly created Federal
Communications Commission were made.
1934 - U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the first
American chief executive to travel through the Panama Canal while in
1955 - The U.S. Air Force Academy was dedicated in Colorado Springs,
CO, at Lowry Air Base.
1972 - U.S. forces broke the 95-day siege at An Loc in Vietnam.
1977 - The Medal of Freedom was awarded posthumously to Rev. Martin
Luther King Jr. in a White House ceremony.
1979 - Abandoned U.S. space station Skylab returned to Earth. It
burned up in the atmosphere and showered debris over the Indian
Ocean and Australia.
1985 - Dr. Harlan Stone announced that he had used zippers for
stitches on 28 patients. The zippers were used when he thought he
may have to re-operate.
1995 - Full diplomatic relations were established between the United
States and Vietnam.
1998 - U.S. Air Force Lt. Michael Blassie, a casualty of the Vietnam
War, was laid to rest near his Missouri home. He had been positively
identified from his remains that had been enshrined in the Tomb of
the Unknowns in Arlington, VA.
1999 - A U.S. Air Force jet flew over the Antarctic and dropped off
emergency medical supplies for Dr. Jerri Nelson after she had
discovered a lump in her breast. Nelson was at the Amundsen-Scott
South Pole Research Center.
2008 - Apple released the iPhone 3G.
US Bankrolled Anti-Morsi Activists: US Money Trail to Egyptian Groups
that Pressed for President’s Removal
Global Research - President Barack Obama recently stated the United
States was not taking sides as Egypt’s crisis came to a head with the
military overthrow of the democratically elected president. But a review
of dozens of US federal government documents shows Washington has
quietly funded senior Egyptian opposition figures who called for
toppling of the country’s now-deposed president Mohamed Morsi.
UN accepts Syria invitation
Press TV - The United Nations has accepted an invitation by the Syrian
government for two senior UN officials to discuss allegations of using
Obama-Backed Rebels Starve Syrians, Kill Protesters
Paul Joseph Watson - Obama administration-backed FSA rebels are starving
Syrians by imposing food blockades and shooting at protesters in the
city of Aleppo. Even opposition activists who normally reserve their
criticism for the Assad regime have condemned the action, noting that it
has caused food prices to spike to more than ten times normal levels.
'Israel to up military presence in Golan'
Press TV - The Israeli military is set to deploy a new regional unit
along the Syrian border in the occupied Golan Heights, a military source
to send Egypt more F-16 fighter jets in coming weeks
Press TV - The United States Department of Defense plans to send four
more F-16 fighter jets to Egypt in the coming weeks, according to
American officials. "There is no current change in the plan to deliver
F-16s to the Egyptian military," an unnamed U.S. official told Reuters
photographs the MSM doesn't want you to see
imgur.com - A gallery of banners displayed in Egypt. [Some profanity]
Pentagon spends $34 million on unused military base in Afghanistan
RT - The US military has constructed a $34 million building in
southwestern Afghanistan, which it initially planned to use as its
headquarters. But as the US scales back its troops, the brand new 64,000
square foot building may soon be demolished.
Report on Iraq reconstruction says fraud, waste cost US $1.5 billion
Press TV - Fraudulent and wasteful spending in Iraq’s reconstruction
projects has cost U.S. taxpayers at least $1.5 billion, a new report
lobbying to block Snowden's way to South America
Press TV - American authorities have been lobbying the European allies
to deny any flight carrying National Security Agency leaker Edward
Snowden access to their airspace. Snowden should leave Moscow since
Venezuela and Bolivia have accepted his asylum requests. However, every
route from Moscow to South America would involve traveling through the
skies of at least one NATO country.
blocks EU-US espionage talks
Press TV - Britain has blocked talks between the US and the European
Union on the US spying on the EU saying the bloc has no authority to
discuss Americans’ methods to safeguard their national security.
has a CCTV for every 11 people
Press TV - Britain has a CCTV camera for every 11 people, a security
industry report disclosed, as privacy campaigners criticized the growth
of the “surveillance state”.
MERS Death Toll Now Above 50% with Latest Fatality in London
thedailysheeple.com - The virus possibly has its reservoir in bats. This
would make it yet another zoonotic disease that has made the jump from
animal to man. Experts writing in the journal mBio have stated that the
virus is closely related but distinct to others circulating in the bat
Mexico Replaces U.S. As The Most Obese Developed Nation In The World
At 32.8% of Mexican adults who are considered obese, that nation sits at
the top of the list. Followed by the U.S. (we’re No. 2, we’re No. 2!)
with 31.8% of people aged 20 and older with a body mass index of 30 and
above, reports Yahoo! News. Syria is next (31.6%) followed by Venezuela
and Libya holding down a tie for fourth at 30.8%.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Navy drone makes first landing on aircraft carrier
Press TV - The U.S. Navy conducted a milestone flight test
Wednesday off the coast of Virginia when an autonomous drone jet
successfully landed aboard an aircraft carrier for the first
time.... This means the United States can now operate drones
overseas without needing to use military bases in other
VIDEO: NYC – MTA Gas Test Backfires! New Yorkers Are Angry, And
Rightly So! Widespread Health Problems Coming
From The Trenches - The NYC – MTA subway gas tests, as explained
in the videos below, have backfired as New Yorkers are angry
having found out what likely health costs the testing brings
along with it.
5 Important SCOTUS Rulings You Didn't Hear About
Care2 - The Supreme Court is on a summer break, after a session
that was controversial and history making. However, behind the
high profile cases making headlines were more than 70 other
important cases decided without much fanfare.
Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Detail Role of Justice
Department in Organizing Trayvon Martin Protests
judicialwatch.org - Judicial Watch announced today that it has
obtained documents in response to local, state, and federal
records requests revealing that a little-known unit of the
Department of Justice (DOJ), the Community Relations Service
(CRS), was deployed to Sanford, FL, following the Trayvon Martin
shooting to help organize and manage rallies and protests
against George Zimmerman.
Alaska Defeats NDAA?
Activist Post - While there are many ways, from discrediting the
leadership to jailing the participants, there is one nearly
surefire way to kill a political movement. Pretend you fixed the
problem. On June 26th, 2013, Alaska Governor Sean Parnell signed
HB69, a bill that, according to some, would “nullify” the
detention provisions in the NDAA. It does nothing of the sort.
Obama to "Tweak" Health Privacy Laws to Disarm Americans
Activist Post - Is there a conspiracy to label Americans with a
mental illness in order to disarm them? Since the tragic mass
shootings in Aurora, Colorado and Newtown, Connecticut, strong
lines were drawn in the gun debate, yet most tend to agree that
improving access to "mental health" should be part of any gun
Rahm Trying to Circumvent New IL Concealed Carry Law with Bogus
Gun Free Zones
AmmoLand - Even before Governor Pat Quinn (D) tried to use his
“amendatory veto power” to weaken the concealed carry law soon
to go into effect throughout Illinois, Mayor Rahm Emanuel had
been working behind the scenes to make lawfully carrying a
concealed weapon as difficult as possible in Chicago.
GOP bill would defund schools with rules against playing with
The Hill - Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) introduced legislation
this week to block federal funding for schools that enforce
rules that punish students for playing with imaginary weapons.
27 Facts That Prove That The Family In America Is In The Worst
Economic Collapse - The family is one of the fundamental
building blocks of society. If you do not have strong families,
you are not going to have a strong society.... The statistics
that you are about to see should absolutely shock you. American
families have never been this weak, and this is an incredibly
troubling sign for the future of our nation.
Accused Boston Marathon bomber pleads not guilty
to all charges at arraignment
Fox News - Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 30 counts, including use of a
weapon of mass destruction to kill, in federal court in Boston.
Defense Rests in Court-Martial of Bradley Manning
Breitbart - Lawyers for the soldier rested their case Wednesday.
Manning is contesting 21 charges, including aiding the enemy,
which carries a possible life sentence.
Flashback: 'Underwear bomber' was working for the CIA
The Guardian May 8, 2012 - A would-be "underwear bomber"
involved in a plot to attack a US-based jet was in fact working
as an undercover informer with Saudi intelligence and the CIA,
it has emerged.
Lawmaker demands the National Guard patrol the streets of
Chicago to stop gun violence
RT - The military could soon be patrolling the streets of
Chicago, Illinois if a local lawmaker has her way. State Rep.
Monique Davis has asked the governor to deploy the National
Guard among an epidemic of violent crime.
Police Shoot Innocent Man And Dog With Non-Lethal Rounds To Use
Oath Keepers - Last Monday, a federal lawsuit was filed against
the Henderson, Nevada, police department. The plaintiff says his
constitutional rights were violated by the police department
including the 3rd and 4th amendments. The one amendment to the
bill of rights that you never hear about being violated has
finally shown up in court.
Team investigating Alaska plane crash struggles with few leads
Reuters - Experts investigating a floatplane crash that killed
10 people in Alaska face a scarcity of information and will rely
on skid marks and satellite signals to determine the cause, a
federal official said on Tuesday.
Related article and photos.
Apparently Racists Love Libertarianism
Liberty Crier - Are you a racist looking for a candidate to
endorse? Well look no further. Ron and Rand Paul are your
perfect candidates! That is, according to New York Magazine’s
recent smear piece: “Racists Love Ron and Rand Paul for Some
Big Meat Sues USDA Over Country-Of-Origin Labeling Requirement
Consumerist - In May, new USDA regulations went into effect that
require meat processing plants to label not just the original
country of origin for each item sold, but also which countries
that product might have stopped at along its way from
farm-to-store. The rules also prohibit the commingling of meats
from various international sources.
Silver Touches $20, Gold Nears $1300 on Bernanke Speech
silverdoctors.com - Gold and silver have gone vertical on
tonight’s Globex open as the market digests Bernanke’s comments
this afternoon, in which the Fed Chairman confirmed what SD
readers knew well prior to the Fed’s taper threats that sent
gold and silver to multi-year lows- that QE must not only
continue, but INCREASE in size.
Wal-Mart says it will pull out of D.C. plans should city mandate
The Washington Post - The D.C. Council bill would require
retailers with corporate sales of $1 billion or more and
operating in spaces 75,000 square feet or larger to pay their
employees no less than $12.50 an hour. The city’s minimum wage
State Department Admits It Doesn't Know Keystone XL's Exact
desmogblog.com - Neither Secretary of State John Kerry nor
President Barack Obama could tell you the exact route that the
pipeline would travel through countless neighborhoods, farms,
waterways and scenic areas between Alberta's tar sands and oil
refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Is Apple Cider Vinegar That Powerful of a Health Tonic? Science
Prevent Disease - One of the most traditional cures for almost
anything is apple cider vinegar. Over the centuries, the ancient
folk remedy is touted to relieve just about any ailment you can
think of including diabetes, obesity and even cancer. Here's
what science has found.
Cherries a superfood? Research confirms this well-known fruit
tackles cancer, insomnia, high blood pressure and gout
(NaturalNews) For those of you who love cherries, this ruby
sweet fruit is much more than a tasty summer treat. Shown to
combat cancer, improve sleep, balance blood pressure and ease
gout, you really cannot lose. Compounds found within cherries
also relieve pain as well as aspirin.
Five healthy snacks you can enjoy without guilt
(NaturalNews) The phenomenon of guilt involving eating is just a
state of mind. Why would someone feel guilty when all he wanted
to do is eat?
Homemade Orange Creamsicles
homesteadbasics.com - Its getting hot out and we are starting to
crave something cold. Here is one of my favorite Orange
Creamsicles I have ever found. Not only is this recipe tasty,
but also healthy!
600 Reasons Turmeric May Be The World's Most Important Herb
Green Med Info - There is a medicinal spice so timelessly
interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so
thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be
unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being.
New Study Confirms Wheat-Autism Link
Green Med Info - As the autism epidemic continues to accelerate,
one of the least well known contributing causes goes mostly
unnoticed: wheat consumption.
VIDEO: 1960 USDA Film Admits Scientists “Fixed the Glutens in
Activist Post - Wheat, a major source of gluten, also happens to
be the the number two food subsidized by our government; it’s
grown all over the place and put into a large majority of our
foods. Studies have shown that back in the 1950s, one in around
5,000 people might have a severe and potentially deadly allergy
to gluten known as Celiac’s Disease; now it’s more like a
staggering one in 133.
Cinnamon's Infection and Diabetes-Fighting Properties Revealed
Green Med Info - Cinnamon is a familiar spice, but few are aware
of just how diverse are its medicinal properties. The US
National Library of Medicine houses well over 1300 abstracts on
the subject of the various forms of cinnamon's potential health
Avocado: The Prolific Green Fruit, Vegetable, and Nut Combined
Natural Society - Avocados are so important to our overall
health that studies have even found avocado-eaters to be
especially healthy. Here is why the health benefits of avocados
are some you will not want to miss...
Drug Companies Plan to Use Compounding Bill to Take Away Your
Alliance for Natural Health - We’ve been telling you about
S.959, the Senate compounding pharmacy bill. We and other groups
oppose it mainly because it is written in a way that would
likely shut off access to important medications like
bioavailable estriol and time-released natural thyroid.
They Can Kill You With the Push Of a Button: Gaping Security
Holes In Your Electronic Health Records
Activist Post - Some might assume the medical records systems
being used by physicians and hospitals all over the country are
secure. Why wouldn’t they be, as they literally hold life saving
(or life killing) information?
Free Speech Win in Federal Court
Alliance for Natural Health - Judges rule that excerpts from
scientific medical journal articles can be used in advertising
and promotional materials, protected by the First Amendment and
New York state law.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Small Utah ISP firm stands up to
‘surveillance state’ as corporations cower
RT - Despite having fewer resources and a fraction of the
customers that broadband giants like Verizon and AT&T boast, one
small internet service provider has resisted pressure from the
NSA and refused to turn over customer data without a warrant.
Scientists create human chromosome in breakthrough that could
The Independent - Scientists have created genetically-engineered
mice with artificial human chromosomes in every cell of their
bodies, as part of a series of studies showing that it may be
possible to treat genetic diseases with a radically new form of
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
VIDEO: Urban Homestead Marvel: 6,000 lbs of Organic Food on
Planet Infowars - Over 6,000 pounds of food per year, on 1/10
acre located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles. The
Dervaes family grows over 400 species of plants, 4,300 pounds of
vegetable food, 900 chicken and 1,000 duck eggs, 25 lbs of
honey, plus seasonal fruits throughout the year.
Gardener’s To-Do List for July
Organic Gardening - Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the
month of July.
July 10, 2013 - Today in History:
1679 - The British crown claimed New Hampshire as a royal colony.
1776 - The statue of King George III was pulled down in New York
1778 - In support of the American Revolution, Louis XVI declared war
1821 - U.S. troops took possession of Florida. The territory was
sold by Spain.
1890 - Wyoming became the 44th state to join the United States.
1900 - ‘His Master’s Voice’, was registered with the U.S. Patent
Office. The logo of the Victor Recording Company, and later, RCA
Victor, shows the dog, Nipper, looking into the horn of a gramophone
1913 - The highest temperature ever recorded in the U.S. was 134
degrees in Death Valley, CA.
1919 - The Treaty of Versailles was hand delivered to the U.S.
Senate by President Wilson.
1928 - George Eastman first demonstrated color motion pictures.
1929 - The U.S. government began issuing paper money in the small
1940 - The 114-day Battle of Britain began during World War II.
1949 - The first practical rectangular television was presented. The
picture tube measured 12 by 16 and sold for $12.
1951 - Armistice talks aimed at ending the Korean conflict began at
1953 - American forces withdraw from Pork Chop Hill in Korea after
1973 - Britain granted the Bahamas their independence after three
centuries of British colonial rule.
1991 - Boris Yeltsin took the oath of office as the first elected
president of the Russian republic.
1991 - U.S. President Bush lifted economic sanctions against South
Africa, citing its "profound transformation" toward racial equality.
1998 - The World Bank approved a $700 million loan to Thailand.
1998 - The U.S. military delivered the remains of Air Force 1st Lt.
Michael Blassie to his family in St. Louis. He had been placed in
Arlington Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown in 1984. His identity had
been confirmed with DNA tests.
1999 - The heads of six African nations that had troops in the
Democratic Republic of the Congo signed a cease-fire agreement that
would end the civil war in that nation.
Saudi Arabia and UAE to lend Egypt up to $8 billion
RT - The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia will give Egypt money in
the wake of its political and economic crisis. The UAE will provide
Cairo with $1 billion and lend it a further $2 billion, while Saudi
Arabia will give Egypt a $5 billion aid package.
Russian inquiry to UN: Rebels, not Army, behind Syria Aleppo sarin
RT - Samples taken at the site where the chemical weapons were allegedly
used indicate that it was rebels - not the Syrian army - behind the
attack, Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin has said.
Snowden confirms NSA created Stuxnet with Israeli aid
RT - The Stuxnet virus that decimated Iranian nuclear facilities was
created by the NSA and co-written by Israel, Edward Snowden has
confirmed. The whistleblower added the NSA has a web of foreign partners
who pay “marginal attention to human rights.
Radioactive cesium level soars 90-fold at Fukushima in just 3 days
RT - Levels of radioactive cesium-134 in a well at Fukushima nuclear
power plant are up to 90 times higher than just three days ago, and may
spread into the Pacific Ocean. Meanwhile, 10 applications to restart
reactors under stricter rules have been received.
Gun seizures trigger fear of massive police power
WND - A flurry of recent stories about police knocking on – and
sometimes knocking in – people’s front doors have raised alarms in both
the U.S. and Canada about whether the home is still constitutionally
protected from increasing police power.
VIDEO: Canadian Cop Gives Homeless Woman Lunch Money
Infowars.com - A Canadian police observer filmed a Toronto officer, not
beating a person senseless or violating his or her rights, but rather
committing a courageous act of kindness.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Texas House approves sweeping abortion restrictions
reuters.com - The Texas House of Representatives approved
sweeping abortion restrictions on Tuesday, including a ban after
20 weeks of pregnancy and tougher standards for clinics that
perform the procedure.
Louisiana bayou sinkhole dilemma: Stay or pack up?
A massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne, La., is belching oil and
natural gas, leading to the town's 350 residents being advised
Asiana Airlines pilots say auto-throttle didn't maintain landing
latimes.com - The pilots of the Asiana Airlines jet that crashed
Saturday in San Francisco say it was set for the proper landing
speed. Outside experts suggest they relied too much on
Thousands of Calif. inmates refuse meals in protest
The proclaimed hunger strike coincided with the Monday evening
start of Ramadan, which may have complicated attempts to count
protesters. The prisoners are protesting the treatment of
inmates in solitary confinement.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Tragic video shows mentally disturbed
prisoner dying in jail after spending 51 HOURS lying naked and
immobile on cell floor without water as staffers threw food at
dailymail.co.uk - Elliott Earl Williams, 37, died October 27,
2011, while in Tulsa County Jail. He was arrested five days
prior after causing disturbance in hotel lobby, where he was
VIDEO: NYPD Releases Harmless Gases in Subway for Chemical
NBC News - The NYPD released harmless gases into the subway
system during the morning rush beginning Tuesday to study how
chemical weapons could be dispersed through the air.
House to Vote on Bill Prohibiting IRS Enforcement of Obamacare
Weekly Standard - The House of Representatives will take up a
bill that would stop the Department of the Treasury, including
the Internal Revenue Services, from implementing and enforcing
the provisions of Obamacare.
Linchpin for Obama’s plan to predict future leakers unproven,
isn’t likely to work, experts say
mcclatchydc.com - In an initiative aimed at rooting out future
leakers and other security violators, President Barack Obama has
ordered federal employees to report suspicious actions of their
colleagues based on behavioral profiling techniques that are not
scientifically proven to work, according to experts and
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Florida Sheriff Taking Riot Threats
Seriously As Zimmerman Acquittal Appears Likely
Kit Daniels - The Broward Sheriff’s Office, whose jurisdiction
includes a large portion of the Miami metropolitan area,
released a video yesterday urging residents not to riot in
response to the Travyon Martin shooting trial which now appears
to lean heavily in George Zimmerman’s favor.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Fox News Panel Laughs At The Idea That
Government Should Fear The People
Anthony Gucciardi - After labeling NSA leaker Edward Snowden a
traitor and a terrorist, the Fox News Watch panel exploded with
laughter at the very notion that the government should fear the
VIDEO: Florida Accidentally Banned All Computers, Smart Phones
In The State Through Internet Cafe Ban: Lawsuit
Huffington Post - When Florida lawmakers recently voted to ban
all Internet cafes, they worded the bill so poorly that they
effectively outlawed every computer in the state, according to a
Elderly man who picked dandelions for food gets $75 ticket
abajournal.com - Among the fans of the food is John Taris, a
75-year-old retiree who lives in the Chicago area with his wife
on a $1,500-a-month social security payment. When the couple's
food supply was a bit low recently, he volunteered to go pick
some to provide a vegetable.
The Decline Of Breadwinner Jobs Has Resulted In The Longest
Bread Lines In American History
Economic Collapse - As the number of good jobs continues to
decline, the number of Americans that cannot take care of
themselves without government assistance continues to explode.
U.S. Vows to Battle Abusive Debt Collectors
NYTimes.com - Federal regulators are cracking down on
questionable debt collection practices by some of the nation’s
biggest lenders. The push comes after revelations that some of
the same practices that have haunted the foreclosures of homes —
like robo-signing and faulty documentation — have cropped up in
efforts to recoup delinquent credit card debt.
YouTube: BOA accused of paying bonuses for foreclosing on homes
RTAmerica - Former employees of Bank of America submitted sworn
affidavits to a civil lawsuit claiming that the financial
institution purposely stalled, delayed or denied home loan
modifications. They also claimed that the bank enforced
foreclosure quotas and gave bonuses to those with the highest
Long Term Cholesterol Drug Use Doubles Risk of Breast Cancer
Green Med Info - A new study published in the journal Cancer
Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention indicates that women who
are long-term users of statin drugs have between 83-143%
increased risk of breast cancer.
M.D. Says Iodine can Prevent and Even Treat Breast Cancer
Natural Society - Jeffrey Dach, M.D. says iodine supplementation
is the best way to prevent (and even treat) breast cancer. He
says the recommended daily allowance for iodine, currently set
at 150 mcg, is too low. Instead, he and Dr. Guy Abraham
recommend a daily intake about 100 times that, at 12.5 mg, which
incidentally is the average intake in Japan, where breast,
thyroid, and prostate cancer rates are dramatically lower.
Virginia Department of Health Acquires Children’s Medical
Records Without Parental Consent
Julie Wilson - A Virginia mom was notified by her child’s
private school that her son, whom is set to begin school this
fall, needs his immunizations. The mother of three was confused
by the school’s recommendation since she had not yet submitted
the health records for her son indicating whether or not he had
received his vaccinations.
Patient Caroline Burns Wakes Up as Doctors Prepare to Remove
Science World Report - According to a report released by the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, doctors had
inaccurately diagnosed Burns with irreversible brain damage and
ignored clues that her condition was improving, including her
toes curling when she was touched, flared nostrils and moving
her mouth and tongue.
Want to go into space for just £25,000? Try the balloon that
will fly twice as high as Concorde and take you from Paris to
A Spanish company plans on offering the ultimate day trip to
near-space in two years time - just enough time to start saving
for the £95,000 ticket.
During the flight, passengers will be able to stand up and enjoy
fantastic panoramic views of Earth, experience weightlessness
and even eat a meal if they desire.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Helpful tips for keeping pests out of your organic garden
NaturalNews.com - One of the biggest challenges that organic
gardeners have long faced is invasive pests, which as you may
well know tend to target food crops that have not been treated
with toxic pesticides. But maintaining a truly organic garden is
not an impossible task, especially if you are willing to take
the time to employ some tried and true methods of deterring
pests without chemicals.
Catering to Stink Bugs: A Trap Crop Experiment Success
Mother Earth News - University of Florida entomologist Russell
Mizell has a sneaky strategy when it comes to stink bugs. It
could be called ‘feeding the hand that bites you’. He has
designed a rotating menu of trap crops to lure the voracious
insects away from cash crops. The trap cropping system can be
customized for any planting season from spring to fall.
July 9, 2013 - Today in History:
1755 - General Edward Braddock was killed when French and Indian
troops ambushed his force of British regulars and colonial militia.
1776 - The American Declaration of Independence was read aloud to
Gen. George Washington's troops in New York.
1789 - In Versailles, the French National Assembly declared itself
the Constituent Assembly and began to prepare a French constitution.
1790 - The Swedish navy captured one third of the Russian fleet at
the naval battle of Svensksund in the Baltic Sea.
1816 - Argentina declared independence from Spain.
1847 - A 10-hour work day was established for workers in the state
of New Hampshire.
1868 - The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified. The
amendment was designed to grant citizenship to and protect the civil
liberties of recently freed slaves. It did this by prohibiting
states from denying or abridging the privileges or immunities of
citizens of the United States, depriving any person of his life,
liberty, or property without due process of law, or denying to any
person within their jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
1877 - Alexander Graham Bell, Gardiner Greene Hubbard, Thomas
Sanders and Thomas Watson formed the Bell Telephone Company.
1878 - The corncob pipe was patented by Henry Tibbe.
1943 - American and British forces made an amphibious landing on
1951 - U.S. President Truman asked Congress to formally end the
state of war between the United States and Germany.
1968 - The first All-Star baseball game to be played indoors took
place at the Astrodome in Houston, TX.
1971 - The United States turned over complete responsibility of the
Demilitarized Zone to South Vietnamese units.
2005 - Danny Way, a daredevil skateboarder, rolled down a large ramp
and jumped across the Great Wall of China. He was the first person
to clear the wall without motorized aid.
'Israel warns US against Egypt aid cut'
Press TV - Israeli officials repeatedly asked senior American officials
not to halt the USD 1.3 million in aid, the US administration gives to
Egypt every year, Israeli daily Haaretz said on Tuesday, citing an
unnamed American official.
Syria army makes progress against Takfiris near Damascus
Press TV - The Syrian forces drove out militants from Ghouta, Zamalka
and Irbin neighborhoods, inflicting heavy losses on the armed groups on
‘SNC to receive weapons from S Arabia’
Press TV - On Sunday, Ahmad Jarba, who was elected as the SNC head on
Saturday in Istanbul, said he was expecting "advanced weapons" to reach
the foreign-backed militants in Syria, Lebanese TV station al-Mayadeen
reported. Jarba described the opposition's military position as weak,
but he said the situation would change with Saudi Arabia’s weapons.
Al-Jazeera journalists kicked out of Egyptian military press-conference
RT - The journalists for pan-Arab broadcaster, Al-Jazeera, were booed
out of a news conference on Monday morning being held by Egypt's
military on the killing of 54 people, mainly of ousted president
Mohammed Morsi supporters.
New Snowden leak: Australia’s place in US spying web
RT - Ex-NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden has disclosed
his first set of documents outlining Australia’s role in NSA
surveillance programs, picking out four facilities in the country that
contribute heavily to US spying.
VIDEO: Edward Snowden: 'The US government will say I aided our enemies'
The Guardian July 8, 2013 - In the second part of an exclusive interview
with Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, former NSA contractor Edward
Snowden contemplates the reaction from the US government to his
revelations of top-secret documents regarding its spying operations on
domestic and foreign internet traffic, email and phone use.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Pentagon Orders Purge of Osama Bin Laden’s Death Files from Data
Global Research - The files are no longer at the Pentagon, they
have now been sent to the CIA, in violation of the Freedom of
Information Act. The white House also acknowledges that the
procedure of moving government records was in violation of
State Department's Watergate? Office of high-profile
whistleblower lawyer burglarized
RT - The Dallas law office representing a State Department
whistleblower was broken into and robbed during the first
weekend of July. Three computers were stolen and the firm’s file
cabinets had been searched, but valuables were left untouched.
Only Obama can stop Gitmo force-feeding - US judge
RT - A US district judge has ruled that she would be
overstepping her authority by issuing an injunction against
force-feeding prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, saying that only
President Obama has the necessary authority to stop the
YouTube: Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) force fed under standard
Guantánamo Bay procedure
The Guardian - Warning: some viewers may find these images
distressing. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights
organisation Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif
Kapadia, US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos
Def), experiences the procedure.
Strange Planes Landing At US Air Force Bases
offthegridnews.com - There have been multiple civilian sightings
of strange planes landing at American Air Force bases, all
carrying UN troops and/or having UN markings (or none).
State seizes child from new mom because she ate a poppy seed
(NaturalNews) The "one-size-fits-all" approach to rule-making
and regulations has made it impossible for the bureaucracy -
either on the state or federal level - to utilize rational
thought-processing when particular cases or issues don't fit the
mold, so to speak.
White House: US to continue military aid to Egypt
Press TV - The Obama White House said there would be no cut-off
in U.S. aid to Egypt and it is still reviewing whether or not to
label the ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi by the
military a coup.
Tea Party launches $1mn ad to hit Obamacare
Press TV - The move comes as the administration is ramping up
its own efforts to enroll the public in the new insurance
exchanges and as Democrats express concerns that a botched
rollout could hurt their 2014 election chances.
National Guard Soldiers, Airmen to be Furloughed
military.com - More than 1,100 National Guard soldiers and
airmen in Hawaii - and thousands in other states - will be
living with 20 percent less pay over the next three months as
the Defense Department carries out automatic federal budget
IRS published online thousands of Social Security numbers
RT - The Internal Revenue Service mistakenly exposed as many as
2,319 Social Security numbers by posting them on the Internet,
which a California-based archivist discovered last week.
VIDEO: Michael Hastings: Police and Fire TOLD not to comment;
Engine BEHIND crash 200'
Daily Paul - 3 Weeks now.. A gag order in place.. Engine BEHIND
crash 200'.. no skid marks.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Obama Supporters Sign Petition to Repeal
Bill of Rights
Paul Joseph Watson - A video clip shows numerous Obama
supporters in California signing a petition to repeal the bill
of rights in another shocking reminder of how many Americans
will mindlessly give up their liberties in the name of
supporting the President.
Ron Paul Set To Launch New Freedom Media Network
Steve Watson - A promotional video posted to Facebook over the
weekend announced the imminent launch of
The Ron Paul Channel. “FINALLY a media network dedicated to
liberty, peace, prosperity, and the celebration of all the
values that you and I share.” a post accompanying the
Steroid Abuse Has Become A Major Problem Among Police Officers
ct.com - Investigations in Oregon, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, New
York and other states have in recent years found disturbing
evidence of police officers abusing steroids. But Connecticut
police insist they've never seen it here.
41 IMF Bailouts And Counting – How Long Before The Entire System
Economic Collapse - Broke nations are bailing out other broke
nations with borrowed money. Round and round we go - where we
stop nobody knows. As of April, 41 different countries had
active financial "arrangements" with the IMF.
Jon Corzine will not face criminal charges over MF Global says
Market Watch - The criminal probe into whether there was
wrongdoing on the part of Corzine by the Department of Justice
will now be dropped due to lack of evidence, said a report in
The New York Post, citing a person with knowledge of the matter.
But the former CEO of Goldman Sachs is not out of the woods.
101M Get Food Aid from Federal Gov’t; Outnumber Full-Time
Private Sector Workers
CNS News - The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that a
total of 101,000,000 people currently participate in at least
one of the 15 food programs offered by the agency, at a cost of
$114 billion in fiscal year 2012.
VIDEO: Shocking photos and video shows Golden Corral more
disgusting than a cow feedlot
(NaturalNews) Shocking photos posted on the internet claim to
show behind-the-scenes filth at a Golden Corral restaurant. The
photos appear to show filthy dishes stacked nearly head-high,
with food waste littering the floor right next to beverage
Rosemary is linked to enhanced brain performance and other
(NaturalNews) Rosemary's delightful fragrance combined with its
pungent taste has convinced many avid cooks to use it in various
dishes, including soups and sauces. It is historically known to
improve memory by increasing blood flow to the brain and head,
which by extension also helps improve concentration. *
Rosemary oil boosts memory
Oil Pulling: Ancient Secret for Optimal Health
Green Med Info - Oil pulling is an ancient Indian folk remedy
first mentioned in the early Ayurvedic text, the Charaka Samhita,
which was believed to have been written approximately 1500 years
ago.... The Charaka Samhita describes oil pulling as effective
for improving more than just oral health, but also 30 other
systemic diseases ranging from headache, migraine to diabetes
Rid your pantry and refrigerator of Sodium Benzoate!
wholefoodrealfoodgoodfood.com - There have been concerns by the
FDA that when both vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and sodium benzoate
are mixed, they form benzene, a known human carcinogen and DNA
damager. This creates a serious concern, because sodium benzoate
is commonly used in acidic foods with vitamin C, such as juices,
sodas and salad dressings.
FDA Approves New Big Pharma Pill Solution for Prescription Drug
Natural Society - Only large pharmaceutical companies with no
interest other than fattening their pockets would propose
treating prescription drug addiction with another prescription
drug. And now Swedish drugmaker Orexo AB has the green light
from the FDA to begin selling their Big Pharma pill solution in
the U.S. to combat opioid addition.
Curcumin Found To Outperform Pneumococcal Vaccines In Protecting
Waking Times - Despite no evidence of its effectiveness to
prevent disease, public health agencies and the medical
community insist that infants and children between the ages of 2
and 12 months require up to four shots of the Pneumococcal
Conjugate Vaccine (PCV).
7 Herbs and Foods for Reducing High Blood Pressure (Chart)
Natural Society - Do you suffer from high blood pressure? Check
out this blood pressure chart and take a reading, then utilize 7
herbs and foods for reducing blood pressure.
Apples, Pears Found to Reduce Stroke Risk by 52%
Natural Society - Fruits like pears and apples are loaded with
fiber, which is beneficial to heart health. They also have a
high concentration of quercetin, which can reduce inflammation.
Inflammation is associated with hardening of the arteries, which
is a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes.
NSA controls global Internet traffic via private fiber-optic
RT - Deals brokered between federal agents and foreign
corporations have allowed the United States government to easily
intercept and interpret a vast swath of communication data sent
around the world, new documents reveal.
VIDEO: This Is Not a Test: Emergency Broadcast Systems Prove
Wired - Several models of Emergency Alert System decoders, used
to break into TV and radio broadcasts to announce public safety
warnings, have vulnerabilities that would allow hackers to
hijack them and deliver fake messages to the public, according
to an announcement by a security firm on Monday.
July 8, 2013 - Today in History:
1755 - Britain broke off diplomatic relations with France as their
disputes in the New World intensified.
1776 - Col. John Nixon gave the first public reading of the U.S.
Declaration of Independence to a crowd at Independence Square in
1794 - French troops captured Brussels, Belgium.
1795 - Kent County Free School changed its name to Washington
College. It was the first college to be named after U.S. President
George Washington. The school was established by an act of the
Maryland Assembly in 1723.
1815 - Louis XVIII returned to Paris after the defeat of Napoleon.
1865 - C.E. Barnes patented the machine gun.
1879 - The first ship to use electric lights departed from San
1889 - The Wall Street Journal was first published.
1919 - U.S. President Wilson returned from the Versailles Peace
Conference in France.
1947 - Demolition work began in New York City for the new permanent
headquarters of the United Nations.
1950 - General Douglas MacArthur was named commander-in-chief of
United Nations forces in Korea.
1960 - The Soviet Union charged Gary Powers with espionage. He was
shot down in a U-2 spy plane.
1963 - All Cuban-owned assets in the United States were frozen.
1981 - The Solar Challenger became the first solar-powered airplane
to cross the English Channel.
1986 - Kurt Waldheim was inaugurated as president of Austria despite
controversy over his alleged ties to Nazi war crimes.
1997 - The Mayo Clinic and the U.S. government warned that the
diet-drug combination known as "fen-phen" could cause serious heart
and lung damage.
1997 - NATO invited Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to join
the alliance in 1999.
2010 - The Solar Impulse completed the first 24-hour flight by a
solar powered plane.
At least 53 pro-Morsi protesters killed in Cairo: Brotherhood
Press TV - The Brotherhood said its supporters were killed when the army
attacked a sit-in outside the Republican Guard barracks. It added that
snipers targeted protesters attending the sit-in.
Israeli F-16 warplane crashes into sea
The US-made F-16, which is Israel’s latest and most advanced warplane,
crashed approximately 50 kilometers west of the Gaza Strip during a
training flight.... The [Israeli] official added that the Israeli
military subsequently grounded “all its F-15 and F-16 combat aircraft
until circumstances of the incident are reviewed.”
Athens mayor 'physically attacked' over job cuts
RT - Athens Mayor George Kaminis has been attacked by local authority
workers protesting against job cuts tied to Greece's financial bailout.
Pro-, anti-Morsi protests go on in Egypt
Press TV - Supporters and opponents of Egypt’s deposed President Mohamed
Morsi have remained on the streets, holding protests as tensions
continue to rise across the country.
Egypt on brink of civil war: Putin
Press TV - Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that the impasse
between the supporters and opponents of the ousted Egyptian president,
Mohamed Morsi, might spark a civil war in the North African country.
VIDEO: US backed Morsi government all along
Press TV - “The U.S. government, under direct orders from President
[Barack] Obama, has been supporting the Morsi government... and al-Qaeda
linked networks all over the region,” Lawrence Freeman, an editor at the
Executive Intelligence Review magazine said on Wednesday.
Was Washington Behind Egypt’s Coup d’Etat?
Global Research - While the Armed Forces have cracked down on the Muslim
Brotherhood, the Coup d’Etat is ultimately intended to manipulate the
protest movement and prevent the accession of a “real people’s
government”. The overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi by the Egyptian
Armed forces was not carried out against US interests, it was instigated
to ensure “continuity” on behalf of Washington.
A Message From Egyptian Protesters To The States Of America
Before It's News - What more can I add to this except from America to
Egypt with Love and solidarity, we support you, we envy you.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: 'Everywhere is resistance’: Police use teargas and
water cannon to disperse Istanbul protesters
RT - Police fired volleys of tear gas and water cannon to disperse
hundreds of protesters who gathered in Istanbul's landmark Taksim Square
to enter Gezi Park which has been at the heart of protests since late
The NSA’s Mass And Indiscriminate Spying On Brazilians
The Guardian - As the headline suggests, the crux of the main article
details how the NSA has, for years, systematically tapped into the
Brazilian telecommunication network and indiscriminately intercepted,
collected and stored the email and telephone records of millions of
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Three Latin American countries offer shelter to
RT - Bolivia, Nicaragua and Venezuela have indicated that they could
give asylum to the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. It comes in the
wake of the UNASUR summit, where Latin American leaders slammed EU
‘imperial’ skyjack of President Morales’ plane.
11 Signs That Italy Is Descending Into A Full-Blown Economic Depression
Economic Collapse - When you get into too much debt, really bad things
start to happen. Sadly, that is exactly what is happening to Italy right
now. Harsh austerity measures are causing the Italian economy to slow
down even more than it was previously.
World Leaders Denounce Monsanto Exec Winning World Food Prize
Natural Society - World leaders say that Monsanto's exec receiving the
world food prize betrays the importance of a nutritious and sustainable
food supply for all people.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
New Egyptian War: Americans Lose, Again
Ron Paul - Looking at the banners in the massive Egyptian
protests last week, we saw many anti-American slogans. Likewise,
the Muslim Brotherhood-led government that was deposed by the
military last week was very critical of what it saw as US
support for the coup. Why is it that all sides in this Egyptian
civil war seem so angry with the United States?
Missouri Governor Vetoes Bill Nullifying Federal Gun Grab
The New American - Governor Jay Nixon (shown) declared his
independence from the Missouri state legislature on July 5 by
vetoing a bill passed overwhelmingly by that body.
TSA Conducted Pat Downs On Family Members of Plane Crash Victims
Paul Joseph Watson - Instead of helping both victims and their
loved ones who were involved in the tragic Asiana Airlines plane
crash at San Francisco International Airport, the TSA made life
“more difficult” for both by delaying victims for hours and
conducting pat downs on grief-stricken family members who were
still unaware of whether their loved ones were dead or alive.
Crash survivor says everyone on plane had to be interviewed by
FBI before they could be allowed to leave
legitgov.org - Crash survivor says everyone on plane had to be
interviewed by FBI before they could be allowed to leave 06 Jul
2013 Moments after Asiana Airlines flight 214 stopped its
violent crash landing, a voice came over the plane's intercom to
say it had landed safely and everyone should stay in their
seats, a passenger told ABC News.
Female inmates sterilized in California
Press TV - Doctors under contract with the California Department
of Corrections and Rehabilitation sterilized nearly 150 female
inmates from 2006 to 2010 without required state approvals, the
Center for Investigative Reporting has found.
US ABM test failure mars $1bn N. Korea defense plan
RT - A $214-million test launch of the only US defense against
long-range ballistic missile attacks failed to hit its target
over the Pacific Ocean, according to the Missile Defense Agency.
There have been no successful interceptor tests since 2008.
DU Draws Heat For Plan To Present George W. Bush With 'Improving
Human Condition' Award
coloradoindependent.com - Hundreds of students, staffers and
alumni are protesting the University of Denver’s decision to
honor former President George W. Bush with an award
traditionally recognizing recipients for their work on behalf of
Police chief killed with rifle lost in ATF gun-tracking program
LA Times - A high-powered rifle lost in the ATF’s Fast and
Furious controversy was used to kill a Mexican police chief in
the state of Jalisco earlier this year, according to internal
Department of Justice records, suggesting that weapons from the
failed gun-tracking operation have now made it into the hands of
violent drug cartels deep inside Mexico.
Inspector general: U.S. Park Police lost track of hundreds of
CBS News June 28, 2013 - The U.S. Park Police has lost track of
hundreds of firearms, according to an advance copy of a report
from the Interior Department inspector general's office obtained
by the Washington Post, raising familiar questions about the
mismanagement of an agency that is tasked with protecting
visitors to Washington's monuments and parks.
‘Machinery of Death’: Gas chamber may be revived in Missouri
RT - Gas chambers could be brought back to life in the state of
Missouri, where the attorney general has indicated replacing
lethal-injection with the long-forgotten and controversial means
of execution before the former’s drug supply runs out.
The U.S. Postal Service Is Monitoring Your Snail Mail
New American - As part of this surveillance tactic, the “Postal
Service computers photograph the exterior of every piece of
paper mail that is processed in the United States — about 160
billion pieces last year. It is not known how long the
government saves the images.”
VIDEO: Why a Federal GMO Labeling Law Could Be Worthless
Activist Post - Melissa Melton and Aaron Dykes give examples of
countries where labeling laws are circumvented by loopholes that
require only soy and corn to be labeled, while letting slip
through oils and other combination frankenfoods.
Banks pushing for repeal of credit unions' federal tax exemption
LA Times - Credit unions have been snatching customers from
banks amid consumer frustration over rising fees and outrage
over Wall Street's role in the financial crisis. Now banks are
fighting back by trying to take away something vital to credit
unions — their federal tax exemption.
It's Here: The Stealth Collapse of the American Economy
Activist Post - The economic collapse has occurred quietly and
stealthily. In fact, many people probably think that it has only
happened to them, as job losses occur, utilities get cut off,
and the pantry gets more sparse. They don’t talk about it
because poverty is a humiliating state – they suffer quietly,
not realizing that the next-door neighbor is probably in the
exact same situation. They don’t realize that they aren’t alone.
15 Signs That The Quality Of Jobs In America Is Going Downhill
Economic Collapse - Low paying part-time jobs are continually
becoming a bigger part of the economy. This is one of the
primary reasons why the middle class in America is shrinking.
You can't support a family on what most of these part-time jobs
pay. But our economy is not producing many high quality
full-time jobs these days.
Decorated, wounded Marine treated 'shamefully' by security
Military Times - Wearing the uniform of the Few and Proud
doesn’t rate preferential treatment from the Transportation
Security Administration or California capitol security officers,
retired Marine Cpl. Nathan Kemnitz recently found. Related
article: Holden Honors Iraqi War Veteran...
Geoengineering Causing Drought And Fueling Fires
geoengineeringwatch.org - Any that take the time to investigate
the subjects of SRM ( solar radiation management) and SAG
(stratospheric aerosol geoengineering) will find that many of
the “predicted” effects of these massive climate altering
programs are not disputed. One of the well known effects which
is not debated is
EPA ‘Smart Grid’ Connection Will Allow Power Company to Cut Off
CNS News - At times of peak demand for electricity, do you want
your refrigerator to run at the discretion of the power company?
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has revised its Energy
Star energy-efficiency requirements for residential
refrigerators, and it is encouraging the inclusion of
“connected” features that respond to utility signals to curb
their energy consumption.
The Spice That Can Potentially Help Your Health in 150 Different
Dr. Mercola - For years now turmeric, and its active ingredient
curcumin, have shown powerful benefits to your brain health. One
of the ways that it works, similar to vitamin D, is modulating
large numbers of your genes; in fact, curcumin has been shown to
influence more than 700 genes.
Banish and prevent your migraines simply by taking magnesium:
(NaturalNews) Although migraines usually involve severe
headaches, migraine attacks are not just headaches. There are
two basic types of migraines: With aura and without aura. Both
types often produce symptoms of nausea, vomiting, and extreme
sensitivity to light and noise.
Ubiquinol Rescues Simvastatin-Suppression of Mitochondrial
Dr. Mercola - Ubiquinol, the reduced form of CoQ10, effectively
rescued cells from the damage caused by a statin drug thereby
protecting muscle cells from myopathies. Patients with statin-associated
myopathy who took CoQ10 experienced significantly less pain,
decreased muscle weakness and cramps, and less fatigue.
Gut Bacteria Influences Our Gut Reactions Our Entire Lives
Guardian Express - Researchers reported on Thursday that our gut
bacteria can affect our gut reactions our entire lives. Our gut
bacteria can affect our weight, risk of disease, how our bodies
process the calories we consume and how easy or difficult it is
for us to lose or gain weight. In short, our gut bacteria may be
shaping our health throughout our entire lives.
Six reasons probiotics will give you radiant health and beauty
(NaturalNews) Humans have more than 10 times the number of
bacteria in their body than they have cells - about 100
trillion, representing more than 500 different species. When in
proper balance, a delicate and precise ratio of 85 percent
friendly bacteria to 15 percent "unfriendly" bacteria, the human
organism quite naturally heals itself.
How to spot signs of liver damage
(NaturalNews) We've become far too reliant on western medicine's
invasive practices to provide feedback to us on how our body is
feeling. Instead of looking to medical professionals to tell us
how our body is faring, we should pay attention to our body and
determine ourselves what it is telling us.
Fast-releasing carbohydrates alter brain chemistry and create
addiction to junk foods
(NaturalNews) A team of researchers from the New Balance
Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children's
Hospital have reported their findings regarding processed
carbohydrate consumption on brain metabolism... The scientists
have determined that highly processed carbohydrates can trigger
the same brain mechanism associated with substance addiction.
Five must-have herbs for healing your body and mind
(NaturalNews) Mental health and physical health are so closely
intertwined that properly addressing the ailments identified in
one often requires also addressing potentially unidentified
ailments in the other. In many cases, the most effective way to
restore optimal health to both body and mind is to supplement
with adaptogenic and other herbs that help balance both systems
simultaneously and naturally, without causing harmful
Used for Centuries: 9 Amazing Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea
Natural Society - Prized for its special flavanoids, chamomile
has been used for healing for centuries. Here are 9 amazing
health benefits of chamomile tea.
Watchdog group finds high levels of carcinogen in Pepsi drinks
Baltimore Sun - A health watchdog group is releasing a study
today that found high levels of a cancer-causing chemical in
Pepsi drinks in 10 states, including Maryland.
Warning over 'epidemic' of skin allergies from chemical in
cosmetics and household products
Telegraph - A chemical found in everyday cosmetics and household
cleaning products may be responsible for an “epidemic” of
painful skin allergies, doctors have warned.
VIDEO: Why Branding Obesity as a Disease Is a Step in the WRONG
Dr. Mercola - The documentary film Hungry For Change s another
revolutionary look at food and nutrition from the creators of
the best-selling film Food Matters.
Courts Rule Vaccines Containing MMR and Thimerosal Caused Autism
and Brain Damage
Activist Post - The truth is, there have been several court
cases where families have been granted damage payouts due to
what vaccines and their ingredients have done to their children.
The cases are directly linked to autism and brain damage, and
each injury has been deemed "caused by vaccines." Below I have
supplied three links to court cases. Please take the time to
check out each one to understand them further.
Vaccine Fraud: The Polio Elimination by Vaccination Hoax
Natural Society - Many pro-vaccine individuals argue that
vaccines work since they wiped out polio decades ago, but this
information is a falsify for various reasons.
AT&T joins Verizon, Facebook in selling customer data
RT - AT&T has announced that it will begin selling customers’
smart phone data to the highest bidder, putting the
telecommunications giant in line with Verizon, Facebook and
other competitors that quietly use a consumer's history for
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
VIDEO: State Demands $700,000 from Michigan Farm Family and the
Destruction of 70 Farm Animals
Activist Post July 5, 2013 - Late last week, the Michigan
Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) demanded the payment of
$700,000 from a small farm family of ten and the destruction of
70 of their pigs at Baker’s Green Acres, operated by Mark and
Jill Baker and their eight children.
37 Awesome Survival/Prepping Hacks
How To Survive It - Many people think that if they just have
this one tool, or the right gun, or a super-secret hide out,
they can survive anything. They are wrong.
Is It “Anti-Faith” To Prepare For The Coming Economic Collapse?
Economic Collapse - Does being a prepper show a lack of faith in
God? Should good Christians reject prepping altogether?
This "Routine" Neutering Advice May Boost Your Dog's Risk of
Cancer and Joint Disease
Dr. Becker - A study conducted by researchers at the University
of California, Davis provides more evidence that spaying and
neutering – and the age at which the procedure is performed –
may increase a dog’s risk for joint disease and cancer.... In
Europe, animal health experts do not promote spay/neuter, and a
large percentage of dogs remain intact in many European
Happy 4th of July
July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously
Declaration of Independence,
announcing the colonies' separation from Great Britain. The
Constitution provides the
legal and governmental framework for the United States,
Declaration, with its
eloquent assertion "all Men are created equal," is equally
beloved by the American people."
July 3, 2013 - Today in History:
1775 - U.S. Gen. George Washington took command of the Continental Army
at Cambridge, MA.
1790 - In Paris, the marquis of Condorcet proposed granting civil rights
1844 - Ambassador Caleb Cushing successfully negotiated a commercial
treaty with China that opened five Chinese ports to U.S. merchants and
protected the rights of American citizens in China.
1863 - The U.S. Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, PA, ended after three
days. It was a major victory for the North as Confederate troops
1880 - "Science" began publication. Thomas Edison had provided the
1890 - Idaho became the 43rd state to join the United States of America.
1898 - During the Spanish American War, a fleet of Spanish ships in
Cuba's Santiago Harbor attempted to run a blockade of U.S. naval forces.
Nearly all of the Spanish ships were destroyed in the battle that
1903 - The first cable across the Pacific Ocean was spliced between
Honolulu, Midway, Guam and Manila.
1930 - The U.S. Congress created the U.S. Veterans Administration.
1940 - Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted on NBC radio.
1944 - The U.S. First Army opened a general offensive to break out of
the hedgerow area of Normandy, France.
1944 - During World War II, Soviet forces recaptured Minsk.
1945 - U.S. troops landed at Balikpapan and take Sepinggan airfield on
Borneo in the Pacific.
1950 - U.S. carrier-based planes attacked airfields in the Pyongyang-Chinnampo
area of North Korea in the first air-strike of the Korean War.
1954 - Food rationing ended in Great Britain almost nine years after the
end of World War II.
1974 - The Threshold Test Ban Treaty was signed, prohibiting underground
nuclear weapons tests with yields greater than 150 kilotons.
1986 - U.S. President Reagan presided over a ceremony in New York Harbor
that saw the relighting of the renovated Statue of Liberty.
1986 - Mikhail Baryshnikov became a U.S. citizen at Ellis Island, New
1991 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush formally inaugurated the Mount
Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.
Mursi, Egypt army pledge lives in 'final hours' showdown
Reuters - The military chiefs, wanting to restore order in a country
racked by protests over Mursi's Islamist policies, issued a call to
battle in a statement headlined "The Final Hours". They said they were
willing to shed blood against "terrorists and fools" after Mursi refused
to give up his elected office. Mursi said, "The price ... is my life."
Marines on alert over Egypt unrest
Press TV - About 500 crisis-response Marines who recently deployed to
Italy and Spain are positioned to respond to the brewing chaos in Egypt.
Pentagon spokesman George Little wouldn’t speak about Egypt or the U.S.
Embassy in Cairo specifically, but said the military was postured for
response in that region in particular.
US drone strikes more deadly to Afghan civilians than manned aircraft –
The Guardian - A study conducted by a US military adviser has found that
drone strikes in Afghanistan during a year of the protracted conflict
caused 10 times more civilian casualties than strikes by manned fighter
US-led airstrike kills 20, injured 9 in eastern Afghanistan
Press TV - A US-led airstrike has killed at least 20 people and injured
nine others in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, the country's
army says.... Washington claims that the airstrikes target militants,
but reports on the ground show that civilians have been the main
victims. The Afghan government has on numerous occasions warned
Washington to stop attacks on innocent civilians.
Death toll from US assassination drone strike in Pakistan hits 17
Press TV - At least six others were also wounded in the Wednesday attack
against a shopping center in Miran Shah in Pakistan’s North Waziristan.
Reports say the US drones fired four missiles, targeting a house and a
vehicle in the area.
China to join Russia for largest naval drills with foreign partner
The Guardian - China will join Russia later this week for its
largest-ever naval drills with a foreign partner, underlining deepening
ties between the former cold war rivals along with Beijing's desire for
closer links with regional militaries.
Act of aggression’: Bolivia to file UN complaint over airspace blockade
RT - ‘An act of aggression and violation of international law’ is how
Bolivia’s UN envoy described Austria’s decision to search the Bolivian
presidential jet for NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The envoy has pledged to
make an official complaint to the UN.
Banks accused of colluding to protect Euro credit derivatives revenue
UPI - Antitrust regulators in Europe charged 13 large banks Monday with
colluding to prevent new competitors from entering the credit
Egypt's army to suspend constitution, parliament if no deal reached -
RT - Egypt's army would suspend the constitution and dissolve the
parliament under a draft political road-map to be pursued if President
Mohamed Morsi and the liberal opposition fail to agree by Wednesday,
military sources told Reuters.
Snowden scraps Russia asylum bid over call to cease ‘anti-US activity’ –
RT - “Snowden did ask to stay in Russia. However, when he found out
Russia’s position on the matter and the associated conditions he decided
not to stay in Russia,” said Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov. Snowden
is still held up in a Moscow airport and has issued asylum bids to 15
countries, the spokesman added.
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Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow
Wikileaks - In the end the Obama administration is not afraid of
whistleblowers like me, Bradley Manning or Thomas Drake. We are
stateless, imprisoned, or powerless. No, the Obama administration is
afraid of you. It is afraid of an informed, angry public demanding the
constitutional government it was promised — and it should be.
Snowden Fears Death
Kurt Nimmo - On the run whistleblower Edward Snowden fears he will face
execution if his asylum requests are rejected and he is sent to the
United States to face prosecution. “It is unlikely that I would receive
a fair trial of proper treatment prior to trial, and face the
possibility of life in prison or even death,” he told The Telegraph
Bolivian presidential plane forced to land in Austria over suspicions
Snowden on board
RT - After departing from Russia the plane of Bolivian President Evo
Morales was forced to landing in Austria Wednesday morning over
suspicions that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was on board, a claim
Bolivian and Austrian officials refuted.
Nearly 40 Million 'Bee Holocaust' in Canada
Activist Post - The UK just witnessed their biggest bee loss yet, and
it's been suggested that the U.S. lost 50% of its bee population in the
last year - affecting both crops and prices. Now we see a massive loss
with our neighbors up north in Canada....
U.S. News, Politics & Government
YouTube: WORLDWIDE ARREST WARRANTS FOR OBAMA & BUSH
White House delays key health-reform provision to 2015
Reuters - The Obama administration said on Tuesday it would not
require employers to provide health insurance for their workers
until 2015, delaying a key provision of President Barack Obama's
healthcare reform law by a year, to beyond the next election.
VIDEO: Obama Birth Certificate Discovery: Barack Ineligible
Infowars.com - David Knight speaks with Mike Zullo of Sheriff
Joe’s Cold Case Posse regarding new findings and the media
silence on the Obama Birth Certificate Issue.
Top 20 Obama scandals: The list
(NaturalNews) As a junior U.S. senator from Illinois, Barack
Obama used his brief career to essentially snipe at President
Bush and others in his administration over what he believed were
a series of legal and constitutional abuses.
Cops shoot dog in front of six-year-old after raiding wrong home
in search of man with expired vehicle registration
(NaturalNews) No site is more supportive of our law enforcement
personnel than NaturalNews. Those of us here understand how
difficult a job it is to be a police officer, especially in the
more traditionally violent parts of the country - though cops
are literally in danger every time they step out onto the
VIDEO/ARTICLE: US government declares hacking an act of
war, then hacks allies
Washington Examiner - In 2011, the Pentagon released its first
formal cyber strategy, which called computer hacking from other
nations an "act of war," according to the Wall Street
Journal.... Now that EU offices have been hacked by the U.S.
government as well, one must wonder if that was an "act of war"
on the part of the United States.
US court vacancies highest under Obama: Report
Press TV - Vacancies at district courts are so high right now
that they're "breaking with historical patterns" and burdening
the judicial system like never before, according to a report
released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice
at NYU School of Law.
90% of Americans disapprove of Congress says Poll
Press TV - A recent poll conducted by Gallup shows that only 10%
of Americans have confidence in Congress as an institution. The
figure, three percent lower compared to a similar poll last
year, ranks the legislative body last on a list of 16 societal
institutions for the fourth straight year.
Is Homeland Security Set to Arm TSA Agents?
Paul Joseph Watson - The Transportation Security
Administration’s plan to hire the use of a firing range within a
20 mile radius of LaGuardia Airport in order to train TSA
workers has prompted concerns that the federal agency is
planning to arm its agents as part of a massive expansion.
VIDEO: Firearms Freedom Act to Secure Millions of Wisconsin Gun
livingnotsurviving.com - The Wisconsin Tenth Amendment Center is
reporting that Wisconsin Rep. Michael Schraa has introduced the
Firearms Freedom Act to the Wisconsin legislature as LRB 2063,
and below is his legislative announcement for the bill that
coupled with the Second Amendment Preservation Act, is inspiring
& firing up Pro Gun Rights Americans around the country.
Trayvon Supporters Threaten Riots, Looting if Zimmerman
Paul Joseph Watson - Supporters of Trayvon Martin are
threatening to stage riots and looting if George Zimmerman
escapes a conviction, with scores of Twitter users taking to the
social network to promise chaos and violence in major cities
across the United States.
Fight Back, Vote them Out: 71 Senators Who Betrayed You by Not
Natural Society - Here is an alphabetical list of the entire
senate paid off by Monsanto who betrayed you by voting 71
against 27 to kill a GMO labeling bill.
Jim Willie: Next Financial Crisis Will Be 10 Times Larger than
silverdoctors.com - Financial analyst Jim Willie says there is
no way the Fed is going to stop printing money or even “taper”
it. He charges, “Everything is dependent on Fed support. They
know if they take it away, they’re going to create a black hole.
The Treasury bond is the greatest asset bubble in history. It’s
at least twice as large as the housing and mortgage bubble,
maybe three or four times as large.”
Wall Street Banks Extract Enormous Fees From The Paychecks Of
Millions Of American Workers
Economic Collapse - An increasing number of U.S. companies are
paying their workers using payroll cards that are issued by
large financial institutions. Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Walgreens
and Taco Bell are just some of the well known employers that are
doing this. Today, there are 4.6 million active payroll cards in
the United States, and some of the largest banks in the country
are issuing them.
Study shows veterans must navigate hundreds of forms, more than
a dozen agencies for services
Fox News - A new study released ahead of the Fourth of July
holiday sheds more light on the tangle of paperwork facing
America's veterans -- showing they're up against as many as 613
forms across 18 agencies as they seek services.
Breast cancer rates skyrocket among women AND men in the armed
forces, government still won't cover treatment
(NaturalNews) In a finding that has researchers vexed,
researchers are discovering that both female and male members of
the U.S. armed forces are experiencing a rise in breast cancer.
What's even more perplexing to researchers is the fact that,
historically, cancer rates among military members have been low
compared to the remainder of the population, especially for
lung, cervical and colorectal cancers, said Britain's Daily
California’s Hazardous Waste Polluting Other States
americanresources.org - Over 542,000 tons of hazardous waste
were shipped out of California in 2011 alone, and the numbers
are growing. Some of the main pollutants that California ships
to other states include...
Investigation of fatal Arizona fire begins
thedailyjournal.com - Federal fire investigators were arriving
on the scene of the Yarnell Hill Fire on Tuesday to try to
figure out how and why 19 firefighters died battling the
still-uncontrolled central Arizona wildfire.
Shocking Plane Radiation On Flight From Chile To US
rense.com - This is STAGGERINGLY bad news and shows, clearly and
positively, that Fukushima Radiation is THICK in the atmosphere
above even the Southern Hemisphere. It gets worse over North
America and the U.S.
Felled Tree Causes Shutdown at Tenn. Nuclear Plant
ABC News - TVA is the nation's largest public utility. It
provides power to about 9 million people in Alabama, Georgia,
Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
* Related Video:
Cut tree falls on power lines, shuts down nuke plant
Information Fatigue Syndrome (IFS): What it is and how it
(NaturalNews) Information Overload, or "Information Fatigue
Syndrome (IFS)," occurs when we over-expose ourselves to media,
technology and information. Our brains have trouble keeping up
with everything that we are feeding them, and the distorted-spin
EMF energy fields we're being exposed to don't help the case
(generated by cell phones and wi-fi).
VIDEO: New Tick-Borne Illness Could Be Worse Than Lyme Disease
CBS News - A new disease spread by deer ticks has already
infected 100,000 New Yorkers since the state first started
Summer pests wrecking havoc on outdoor fun? Defend against the
little scoundrels with these natural tips
(NaturalNews) With summer in full swing and open-air activities
beckoning, don't sacrifice health and well-being for toxic
insect repellents. Instead, whip up a painless recipe or two
that keep disease-carrying pests at bay.
Black Beans and their Sprouts Show Anticancer Activity
Green Med Info - Researchers from Mexico's prestigious Monterrey
Institute of Technology have determined that black bean sprouts
are anticarcinogenic against breast cancer, liver cancer and
colon cancer cells.
5 of the Best Exotic Tropical Fruits on the Planet (Photos)
Natural Society - Put some zing in your fruit choices with these
exotic tropicals that defiantly qualify as super foods with
their strange shapes, odd flesh, and powerful health-boosting
properties. Here are 5 tropical fruits that will enliven your
taste buds while boosting your immunity and keeping you healthy.
Long John Silver’s: 3700mg Sodium and 33g Trans-Fat In One
Intel Hub - The Center For Science In the Public Interest (CSPI)
recently announced that the fast food chain Long John Silver’s
is the least healthy restaurant (if you want to call it that) in
America. It’s widely pushed entre’ called the “Big Catch Meal”
is likely one of the most artery clogging meals seen by modern
Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses Benefits: An Inexpensive
Natural Society - Unsulphured blackstrap molasses is among
numerous superfoods receiving little recognition. Read on to
learn about blackstrap molasses benefits.
Internet firms to protest NSA programs
Press TV - A number of American Internet companies are preparing
to protest against U.S. surveillance programs leaked last month
by a former National Security Agency contractor. he online
protest is set to be launched on the nation’s Independence Day.
VIDEO: Edible Vaccine Inventor Jokes About Culling Population
With GMO Virus
Activist Post - During a discussion panel in Arizona State
University’s Biotech department that took place on February 2,
2012, the inventor of genetically engineered edible vaccines
joked about wiping out 25% of the population with a genetically
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Unapproved genetically-modified rice trials in U.S. have
contaminated the world's rice supply
(NaturalNews) A recent entry in the GM Contamination Register
explains that between the years of 2006 and 2007, three
different varieties of illegal GM rice, none of which have ever
been approved for cultivation or consumption anywhere in the
world, were identified in more than 30 countries worldwide.
USDA Wants Fewer Poultry Inspectors—But More Chemicals
Alliance for Natural Health - They talk of “modernizing” and
“streamlining,” but what does this really mean?
Action Alert! It appears to mean that filthy chickens will
now be “sanitized” using twice as many dangerous chemicals.
5 Uncommon Skills That Will Be Useful After the SHTF
Activist Post - These are skills that do not take a lot of money to
learn and yet they will be extremely valuable and in high demand if the
SHTF. These are skills you may not have thought about, but important
skills none-the less.
VIDEO: FEMA Pushes Prepping for Pets and Disabled
Activist Post - FEMA just released two new videos encouraging pet owners
and the disabled to prepare for disasters. FEMA refers to them as
"Preparing Makes Sense" instructional videos.
They Will Seize Your Food and Resources: “Hoarding of Just About
Anything Can Be Banned”
Mac Slavo - The signing of the National Defense Resources Preparedness
executive order grants the Department of Homeland Security, the
Department of Agriculture, the Department of Labor, the Department of
Defense and other agencies complete control of all US resources,
including the ability to seize, confiscate or re-delegate resources,
materials, services, and facilities as deemed necessary or appropriate
to promote the national defense as delegated by the following
July 2, 2013 - Today in History:
1747 - Marshall Saxe led the French forces to victory over an
Anglo-Dutch force under the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Lauffeld.
1776 - Richard Lee’s resolution that the American colonies "are, and of
right ought to be, free and independent States" was adopted by the
1850 - Prussia agreed to pull out of Schlewig and Holstein, Germany.
1850 - B.J. Lane patented the gas mask.
1857 - New York City’s first elevated railroad officially opened for
1858 - Czar Alexander II freed the serfs working on imperial lands.
1881 - Charles J. Guiteau fatally wounded U.S. President James A.
Garfield in Washington, DC.
1890 - The U.S. Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act.
1926 - The U.S. Congress established the Army Air Corps.
1937 - American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart disappeared in the
Central Pacific during an attempt to fly around the world at the
1939 - At Mount Rushmore, Theodore Roosevelt's face was dedicated.
1944 - American bombers, as part of Operation Gardening, dropped land
mines, leaflets and bombs on German-occupied Budapest.
1947 - An object crashed near Roswell, NM. The U.S. Army Air Force
insisted it was a weather balloon, but eyewitness accounts led to
speculation that it might have been an alien spacecraft.
1964 - U.S. President Johnson signed the "Civil Rights Act of 1964" into
law which made it illegal to discriminate against others because of
1967 - The U.S. Marine Corps launched Operation Buffalo in response to
the North Vietnamese Army's efforts to seize the Marine base at Con
1976 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the death penalty was not inherently
cruel or unusual.
1976 - North Vietnam and South Vietnam were reunited.
1979 - The U.S. Mint officially released the Susan B. Anthony coin in
1980 - U.S. President Jimmy Carter reinstated draft registration for
males 18 years of age.
1985 - General Motors announced that it was installing electronic road
maps as an option in some of its higher-priced cars.
1998 - CNN retracted a story that alleged that U.S. commandos had used
nerve gas to kill American defectors during the Vietnam War.
2000 - In Mexico, Vicente Fox Quesada of the National Action Party (PAN)
defeated Francisco Labastida Ochoa of the Institutional Revolutionary
Party (PRI) in the presidential election. The PRI had controlled the
presidency in Mexico since the party was founded in 1929.
Former French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas: West was preparing attack
on Syria before crisis started
Global Research - In an exclusive interview given to SANA’s
correspondent in Paris, Dumas said that while he was in Britain before
the crisis began in Syria, he was invited to a party where two people an
Englishman and a Frenchman, asked him if he would like to participate in
preparations for an attack on Syria to topple the government in it.
Syrian army takes control of al-Eyn
Press TV - The army said it took full control of the district on Monday
and it has already mopped up pockets of foreign-backed militants in
several neighborhoods of the strategic city, killing a large number of
Taliban say attacked US military convoy
Press TV - The militant group said three US soldiers were killed and
several others wounded in the attack, which was carried out in Maiwand
District during the early hours of Monday. There has been no word of
confirmation by the US military.
People’s demands must be met: Egypt military chief
Press TV - The Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces General
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in a Monday statement that if political forces
fail to agree to the popular demands, the military will offer its own
road map to end the crisis.
VIDEO: Ban on Iran media ‘hallmark of tyranny’
Press TV - Frederick Peterson told Press TV on Monday that limiting
“debate and intimidate dissent, and actions made to close off positions
with which one may disagree internationally are also common hallmarks of
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Netanyahu refuses to halt settlements
Press TV - Israeli media say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has
rejected Palestinian preconditions for talks, which urge Tel Aviv to
halt its illegal settlement activities and release Palestinian
Putin: Snowden can stay in Russia if he stops damaging USA
President Vladimir Putin says NSA leaker Edward Snowden may stay in
Russia, if he wants to, but only if he stops activities aimed against
the United States. “There is one condition if he wants to remain here:
he must stop his work aimed at damaging our American partners. As odd as
it may sound from me,” Putin told a media conference in Moscow.
'Unbowed' Snowden makes Moscow statement, releases list of countries
contacted for asylum
RT - NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden released a statement Monday night
from Moscow saying he is “impressed at the efforts taken by so many” to
help him, with WikiLeaks hours later releasing a list of countries to be
sent applications for asylum.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Missouri Legislature Bans UN Agenda 21
New American - With a veto-proof majority, the Missouri
legislature approved a popular bill protecting private property
and due process rights by banning a deeply controversial United
Nations “sustainability” scheme known as UN Agenda 21. The
legislation, SB 265, now heads to Democrat Governor Jay Nixon,
who has not yet taken a public position on the issue.
VIDEO: Michael Savage Covers Russian Forces on US Soil
Infowars.com - FEMA signs deal with Russian Emergency Situations
Ministry to “exchange experts”
Police set up fake checkpoint, pull drivers over turning around
RT - The Mayfield Heights, Ohio Police Department is under fire
after the city recently decided to establish a “drug checkpoint”
on Interstate 271. Randomly stopping cars and combing them for
contraband is illegal, though, so law enforcement has been using
the next best thing: fake checkpoints.
JFK Airport security supervisor axed over accidental sexting
NY Post - A JFK Airport security supervisor has been fired for
mistakenly sending out a mass e-mail blast — of his genitals —
to nearly two dozen shocked underlings, supervisors and Port
Teenager in jail since March for sarcastic Internet comment
faces 8 years in prison
RT - Justin Carter was only 18 years old when he and a friend
got into an online spat over Facebook back in February with
another person. They were arguing about the computer game
“League of Legends,” his dad told a local ABC affiliate, but one
snarky remark made by the teen was apparently enough to raise
suspicion in one woman who was watching the conversation unfold
all the way up in Canada.
Man Tried for Chalk Drawings Found Not Guilty
NBC News - The man accused of vandalism for drawing with chalk
outside banks has been found not guilty on all charges. A jury
returned its verdict in the case against Jeff Olson Monday.
McCain: Russia Wants New Cold War Over Snowden
Kurt Nimmo - Republicans and Democrats are outraged that Russia
has not immediately turned Edward Snowden over to the United
States to face charges of espionage and treason. “I think we
pushed the reset back down to about 1955. And so we have to deal
realistically with an autocratic ruler of Russia who continues
to repress people,” McCain told Fox News on Sunday.
If a Petition Can Force Morsi From Office, Why Can’t the Same
Kurt Nimmo - Egypt’s Tamarod Campaign is an unprecedented
petition drive calling for the impeachment of Mohamed Morsi.
Tamarod claims to have more than 15 million signatures. That’s 2
million more than voted for Morsi in last year’s presidential
Cronyism: Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband will make millions
from sale of 60 USPS buildings
The D.C. Clothesline - It’s about 76-year-old millionaire
Richard Blum, husband of 79-year-old millionaire Sen. Dianne
Feinstein (D-Calif), who’s set to make millions of dollars in
commission from the sale of 60 United States Postal Service
buildings — buildings that were constructed with taxpayer
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Major Change Coming To The Security Lines
At Denver International Airport
CBS News - The change was tested Friday morning and travelers
seemed to be on board. They involved TSA-trained dogs.... TSA
confirms it is using canines to pre-screen passengers and if
they pass they may be able to go through an expedited security
VIDEO/ARTICLE: CNN Broadcasts Zimmerman Social Security
Number + other personal info
Breitbart - On Monday, CNN showed George Zimmerman’s Social
Security number and other personal information live over the
air, including address, date of birth, and phone number. That
immediately launched a round of tweets by Zimmerman haters
celebrating knowledge of that information.
YouTube: Truth and Justice meeting TPH promoted
Abolish IRS Sponsored by Activists for Truth & Liberty Hosted by
VIDEO: Americans Don’t Know About American Revolution
Infowars.com - Author and activist Mark Dice has a new video out
in which his interviewees don’t know what country we declared
independence from or even when we signed the Declaration of
Independence. At one point, Dice even gave the answer while
phrasing his question and still received the wrong answer.
The Federal Reserve Is Paying Banks NOT To Lend 1.8 Trillion
Dollars To The American People
Activist Post - We were always told that the goal of
quantitative easing was to “help the economy”, but the truth is
that the vast majority of the money that the Fed has created
through quantitative easing has not even gotten into the system.
Instead, most of it is sitting at the Fed slowly earning
interest for the bankers.
10 things Social Security won’t tell you
Market Watch - The truth about the agency’s bottom line
Student Loan Rates Double Without Congress’ Action
business.time.com - Subsidized Stafford loan interest rates went
to 6.8 percent on Monday because Congress didn’t strike a deal
to keep them low. That translates to an extra $2,600 per student
in costs. It affects roughly a quarter of all federal borrowers.
California Gas Tax Hike Goes Into Effect; Now Highest In Nation
CBS News - Starting this week California drivers are spending
more to fill up at the pump. A 3.5-cents-per-gallon tax hike
went into effect Monday. The increase was approved by the state
Board of Equalization in February, in order to make up for tax
revenue shortfalls in past years. The tax hike gives the Golden
State the highest gas tax in the nation, at 71.9 cents per
YouTube: Fox News Reporting on Chem-Trails
Fox News reporting on Chem-trailing, this is the second TV
report to date, check out my earlier report.
Epigenetics Study Finds That, Even at ‘Safe’ Levels, Estrogen &
Arsenic Double Prostate Cancer Risk
bionews-tx.com - A research team from the Institute of
Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech identified
that estrogen and arsenic in combination (even at low serum
concentration) can increase the risk of developing prostate
cancer almost twice as much. The results of this discovery have
been published in the scientific journal The Prostate.
Ginger: A Prostate Cancer Treatment from the Kitchen Spice Rack
Natural Society - Research shows that a food as simple as ginger
could be the answer to preventing and even treating prostate
cancer without any toxic side-effects.
Apples Shown to Boost Muscular Strength, Combat Excess Fat
Natural Society - Research suggests that a powerful compound in
the peels of apples could not only help you build stronger
muscles, but combat excess body fat at the same time.
How consistent hospital error is having a deadly effect on the
(NaturalNews) A recent survey of hospitals found that
infections, surgical errors and other medical harm contribute to
the deaths of about 180,000 patients a year.
Cows infected with TB sold for burgers and pies by the
thedailysheeple.com - Cows slaughtered after testing positive
for tuberculosis have been sold for human consumption in
schools, hospitals and the Armed Forces by the Government.
Corporations Replace BPA with More DNA-Damaging Bisphenols
Green Med Info - Consumer beware. New research published in the
journal Chemosphere confirms that the hormone-disrupting
chemical known as bisphenol A (BPA) is not the only bisphenol
with DNA-damaging effects. In fact, the new cell study found
that "...bisphenol AP, bisphenol M, or bisphenol P exerted
genotoxic potentials that are greater than that of BPA."
Increased Levels of Vitamin B6 Linked To DNA Protection
Prevent Disease - Increased intake of vitamin B6 has been linked
to reductions is cancer risk and artery disease risk, but new
research from Japan suggests it is also associated with DNA
Wondering What Harmless 'Metadata' Like the NSA Compiles Can
Actually Reveal? German Politician Shows You
The Blaze - Malte Spitz, a member of Germany’s Green party, sued
the telecommunication company Deutsche Telekom to give up 35,830
records of his data from 2009 into 2010. Zeit Online then
compiled these six months of Spitz’s life on a map showing
how many incoming and outgoing calls and text messages were had
and how long he used the Internet.
Government is also spying on your prescription drug use
(NaturalNews) State legislatures across the United States are
joining in on implementing databases called Prescription Drug
Monitoring Programs, which are designed to stop prescription
drug abuse and keep people from buying prescription drugs from
street dealers.... These programs are being implemented across
the U.S., costing states up to $1.5 million to start up and up
to $1 million a year to maintain.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Herbicide Contamination Creates Toxic Compost
Mother Earth News - Contributing editor Barbara Pleasant
recently gave this speech on “killer compost” at the Rachel
Carson Council Open House. This is a crucially important issue
How to Attract Bees and Other Native Pollinators With a Foraging
Mother Earth News - By designing a foraging habitat with a
diverse array of the right plants, planted in the right places,
you can support and attract bees and other native pollinators.
VIDEO: Annie's Song
values.com - The earth we all share is beautiful. It provides
our food, the air we breathe and vast wonders to behold. It
gives so much to each of us and requires only kindness in
return. We hope you will be inspired as you take a visual tour
of the earth while gliding on the melody of John Denver’s
classic “Annie’s Song.” Our beautiful world… Pass It On.
July 1, 2013 - Today in History:
1798 - Napoleon Bonaparte took Alexandria, Egypt.
1847 - The U.S. Post Office issued its first adhesive stamps.
1862 - The U.S. Congress established the Bureau of Internal Revenue.
1863 - During the U.S. Civil War, the first day's fighting at Gettysburg
1867 - Canada became an independent dominion.
1876 - Montenegro declared war on the Turks.
1898 - During the Spanish-American War, Theodore Roosevelt and his
"Rough Riders" waged a victorious assault on San Juan Hill in Cuba.
1905 - The USDA Forest Service was created within the Department of
Agriculture. The agency was given the mission to sustain healthy,
diverse, and productive forests and grasslands for present and future
1943 - The U.S. Government began automatically withholding federal
income tax from paychecks.
1945 - New York established the New York State Commission Against
Discrimination to prevent discrimination in employment because of race,
creed or natural origin. It was the first such agency in the U.S.
1946 - U.S. President Harry Truman signed Public Law 476 that
incorporated the Civil Air Patrol as a benevolent, nonprofit
organization. The Civil Air Patrol was created on December 1, 1941.
1946 - The U.S. exploded a 20-kiloton atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in
the Pacific Ocean.
1950 - American ground troops arrived in South Korea to stem the tide of
the advancing North Korean army.
1960 - Somalia gained its independence from Britain through the
unification of Somaliland with Italian Somalia.
1961 - British troops landed in Kuwait to aid against Iraqi threats.
1961 - The first community air-raid shelter was built. The shelter in
Boise, ID had a capacity of 1,000 people and family memberships sold for
1963 - The U.S. postmaster introduced the five-digit ZIP (Zoning
Improvement Plan) code.
1966 - The Medicare federal insurance program went into effect.
1968 - The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty was signed by 60 countries.
It limited the spreading of nuclear material for military purposes. On
May 11, 1995, the treaty was extended indefinitely.
1979 - Susan B. Anthony was commemorated on a U.S. coin, the Susan B.
1980 - U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed legislation that provided for
2 acres of land near the Lincoln Memorial for the Vietnam Veterans
1989 - The Montreal Protocol, an international treaty, went into effect.
It limited the production of ozone-destroying chemicals.
1991 - The Warsaw Pact dissolved.
1994 - Yasser Arafat of the Palestinian Liberation Organization visited
the Gaza Strip.
1997 - The sovereignty over Hong Kong was transferred from Great Britain
to China. Britain had controlled Hong Kong as a colony for 156 years.
2003 - In Hong Kong, thousands of protesters marched to show their
opposition to anti-subversion legislation.
France and Germany demand explanation for US 'Cold War' spying leaks
RT - France and Germany have demanded the US account for leaked reports
of massive-scale US spying on the EU. French President Francois Hollande
called for an end to surveillance while Germany said such “Cold
War-style behavior” was “unacceptable.”
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Obama Pledges Billions to Boost Africa's
Activist Post - Obama's 100 million dollar trip to Africa is
controversial enough, as the U.S. taxpayer has been further burdened
during worsening economic conditions at home. To add insult to injury,
Obama has pledged a minimum of $7 billion dollars to boost access to
electricity across parts of Africa.
Catholic Priest Beheaded in Syria by Al-Qaeda-Linked Rebels as Men and
Children Take Pictures and Cheer
The Blaze - Syrian Catholic priest Francois Murad killed last weekend by
jihadi fighters was beheaded, according to a report by Catholic Online
which is linking to video purportedly showing the brutal murder.
European Patent Office grants Monsanto patent on natural broccoli seeds,
(NaturalNews) According to a recent announcement put forth by the human
rights advocacy group No Patents on Seeds!, the European Patent Office (EPO)
is now granting biotechnology companies patents on all-natural crops
such as broccoli, which was recently handed over as private property to
VIDEO: 7 & dead, scores injured as millions take to the streets in Egypt
to demand Morsi resignation
RT - Huge crowds have gathered across Egypt to demand the resignation of
President Mohammed Morsi on the first anniversary of his inauguration.
But Morsi loyalists are staging counter-demonstrations, saying they will
defend the leader with all means available.
‘Biggest protest in Egypt’s history’: Live Updates
Obama go home, 100s of S Africans say
Press TV - On Saturday, the police fired tear gas and stun grenades at
the demonstrators gathered outside of the Soweto campus of the
University of Johannesburg, where US President Barack Obama held a town
hall meeting with students.
Terrorism caused $15bn in losses: Syria
Press TV - A Syrian minister says over two years of foreign-sponsored
terrorism in the country has damaged about 9,000 state buildings and
cost $15 billion in losses to the public sector.
Ecuador's Correa: Solution for Edward Snowden's destination 'in hands of
RT - Ecuador President Rafael Correa says Russia will decide the
destination of former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, currently
believed to be holed up at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. seeking safe
passage to Ecuador after leaving Hong Kong.
EU demands ‘full clarification’ over NSA spying on European diplomats,
warns of severe impact on relations
RT - The president of the European parliament has demanded an
explanation from US authorities over the latest revelation that EU
diplomatic missions in Washington, New York and Brussels were under
electronic surveillance from the NSA.
UK government bans GMOs from its own Parliament restaurants while
telling public to embrace genetic poisons
(NaturalNews) Since the mid-to-late 1990s when genetically-modified
organisms (GMOs) were first being thrust onto the market by governments
working in lockstep with the biotechnology industry, the U.K. Parliament
has effectively barred their use in all food items served to government
officials at Parliament restaurants, according to new reports.
Neonicotinoids Destroy 600 Hives, 37 Million Bees in Canada
Natural Society - According to The Ontario Post, one local Elmwood
beekeeper lost 600 hives, a total of 37 million bees following nearby
corn planting. He and others believe the culprit may be a class of
insecticides, neonicotinoids, made by Bayer CropScience Inc. A smaller
operation in nearby Hanover was similarly wiped out this spring when
neighboring farmers began planting corn.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Russian Forces to Provide “Security” At US Events
Paul Joseph Watson - As part of a deal signed last week in
Washington DC between the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry
and FEMA, Russian officials will provide “security at mass
events” in the United States, a scenario that won’t sit well
with Americans wary of foreign assets operating on US soil.
Silent Weapons for a Quiet War
theforbiddenknowledge.com - This document is the doctrine
adopted by the Policy Committee of the Bilderburg Group during
its first known meeting in 1954. A copy found in 1969 was in the
possession of Navel Intelligence.
Immigration reform hiding a plan requiring biometric national ID
card for all US workers
(NaturalNews) A little known provision embedded in the bill is
set to require all American workers to possess a biometric ID
card. According to the New York Times, driver's licenses,
photographs, and biometric information of most Americans "would
be accessible through an expanded Department of Homeland
Security nationwide computer network."
U.S. on alert for possible fireworks bombs
upi.com - ABC News said the Department of Homeland Security and
the FBI sent out a nationwide notice to law enforcement agencies
reminding officers and agents a lot of fireworks are sold in
July, and some could end up in the wrong hands.
Bloomberg Cites Failed Terrorist Threat In Attempt To Ban
Dean Garrison - I find myself embarrassed for the people of New
York City as I report this. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling
for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to veto legislation that
would legalize the sale of sparklers outside of New York City.
Please understand that fireworks are already banned within the
five boroughs under his jurisdiction. He is trying to make law
for the rest of the state.
Federal chemical safety law attempts to block states from
passing their own chemical regulations that protect families
(NaturalNews) The Center for Environmental Health (CEH), an
environmental and human rights advocacy group, recently sounded
the alarm about the flaws of CSIA, urging that changes be made
now to protect states' rights with regards to chemical safety
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Restore The Fourth: Group Organizes
Nationwide Anti-NSA Spying Protests On July 4
Liberty Crier - Protesters in over 100 cities across America
will gather to demand that the government of the United States
of America adhere to its constitutionally dictated limits and
respect the Fourth Amendment.
http://www.RestoretheFourth.net provides a detailed list of
VIDEO: Lew Rockwell Podcast: Against Neocon Slavery | Ron Paul
Liberty Crier - Ron Paul talks to Lew Rockwell about the real
enemies of freedom.
Colorado Gun-Control Laws Go In Effect Monday; Critics Fume
Denver Post - New Colorado gun-control laws inspired feverish
debate among politicians, law enforcement and residents during
the last legislative session, resulting in a lawsuit against the
governor, threats of violence and efforts to recall lawmakers.
* Related Article:
Colorado Company To Give Away Ammunition Magazines...
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Shock Video Shows Police Forcibly Drawing
Paul Joseph Watson - Shock video out of Georgia shows police
strapping down citizens accused of drunk driving before using a
needle forcibly draw blood as the victim screams, “what country
is this?”... Even those who show no resistance whatsoever are
forcibly restrained and have their heads pressed down by an
officer using his elbow.
36 Hard Questions About The U.S. Economy That The Mainstream
Media Should Be Asking
Economic Collapse - We are rapidly speeding toward an economic
cataclysm, and yet the government and most of the media make it
sound like happy days are here again. The American people
deserve better than this. The American people deserve the truth.
The following are 36 hard questions about the U.S. economy that
the mainstream media should be asking...
13 mindblowing facts about US tax-dodging corporations
Huffington post - A judicious writer avoids adjectives like “mindblowing,”
especially when covering political or economic issues. But no
other word seems to describe the stunning reality of corporate
taxation in modern America, which cries out for the
italics-heavy, exclamation-point-driven format made famous by
Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
Multiple Government Agencies Are Keeping Records Of Your Credit
Economic Collapse - Were you under the impression that your
credit card transactions are private? If so, I am sorry to burst
your bubble. As you will see below, there are actually multiple
government agencies that are gathering and storing records of
your credit card transactions. And in turn, those government
agencies share that information with other government agencies
that want it.
Arizona inferno: 19 firefighters killed, town evacuated, 250
homes feared destroyed (Photos)
RT - At least 19 firefighters have died battling fire in Yarnell
Hill in Arizona after the blaze ravaged the town forcing people
to evacuate, local officials say.... State forestry is
predicting fire will continue to grow quickly today, as erratic
winds and heat fuel the blaze, AZ Central reported, nothing that
the area has not had a fire in 40 years.
Liver Cleanse Diet: 11 Ways to Support the Body’s Fat and Toxin
Natural Society - The liver is essential for so many things, but
most importantly, it is one of the most vital internal organ to
support weight loss and help us to detox from the millions of
poisons in our air, water, and soil. It is essential to include
detoxifying foods every single day to naturally have a liver
Protection against West Nile Virus and spraying residues
(NaturalNews) There are some simple solutions for protecting
yourself from the West Nile Virus contracted from mosquito
bites. Keep a little jar of Calcium Bentonite Clay mud on hand
at all times and apply topically as soon as bitten. The clay
will draw out the venom and virus. Keep reapplying until the
redness and itching is gone.
McDonald's Transparency Campaign Revealed 17 Ingredients in
Their French Fries
Prevent Disease - The transparency campaign initiated by
McDonald's last year was intended at marketing a more health
conscious image of McDonald's Corp.–and at using social media
more effectively, but instead of talking about their love for
the brand, the hashtag became a forum for people to talk about
how disgusting they believe the food is.
Hospitals, cancer centers now getting women drunk at 'mammogram
parties' to lure them into having their breasts irradiated
(NaturalNews) A number of hospitals and cancer centers across
the country are reportedly now holding community-driven
"mammogram parties," a deceptive cancer marketing scheme that
basically entails deliberately getting women tipsy or drunk on
alcohol with their friends and neighbors in order to entice them
into getting medically molested via mammograms.
Cardiovascular disease - how to beat it by reversing
(NaturalNews) A recent study presented at the European Congress
of Rheumatology looked at participants in the Framingham Heart
Study and found a significant (more than double) association
with symptomatic hand osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis)
and coronary heart disease.
Oregon passes unconstitutional bill that infringes natural right
of parents to opt out of vaccination 'requirements'
(NaturalNews) Oregon parents who choose to protect their
children from the horrors of vaccines will now have to jump
through a slew of unconstitutional government hoops, including
subjecting themselves to state-coerced reeducation training and
state-endorsed medical propaganda.
HIV vaccine infects 41 volunteers, vaccine trials canceled
(NaturalNews) Yet another "experimental" vaccine for HIV has
proven to be even more dangerous than the virus itself. At least
40 men participating in a taxpayer-funded government study
entitled "HVTN 505 clinical trial," which began in 2009, were
recently found to have contracted HIV from the vaccine itself,
prompting an immediate end to the deadly trial.
Ditch the Toxic Sunscreen; Use Coconut Oil Instead
Natural Society - That’s right, the same extra virgin coconut
oil found in your kitchen pantry will do the trick to protect
your skin – minus the toxicity from health-compromising
ingredients. Coconut oil has been used as an effective sunscreen
for thousands of years by indigenous, pacific islanders.
Green Tea Compounds Effective Against Tumors and Genetic
Green Med Info - Researchers at The Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia discovered that two compounds found in green tea
show great promise in the treatment of two types of tumors and a
deadly congenital disease.
Shiitake Mushrooms – One of the Healthiest Fungi in the World
Natural Society - Shiitake mushrooms are an excellent source of
some important vitamins and minerals. For starters, they have
three B vitamins, B2, B5 and B6, and six important trace
minerals: phosphorous, selenium, copper, zinc, potassium,
magnesium, and manganese. Selenium is a known cancer-fighting
mineral. The mushrooms also contain vitamin D and protein as
well as dietary fiber. Finally, they are a great non-meat source
of iron, the blood-fortifying element.
ADHD a ‘Fictitious Disease’ Says the Creator of the Ailment
American Psychiatric Association estimates that 3%-7% of
school-aged children have ADHD, while parents report that about
9.5% of children between 9- and 7 years old suffer from the
condition? Although these statistics are alarming, they aren’t
as shocking as the fact that attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder is a completely made-up ailment, according to the
“father” of ADHD, Leon Eisenberg, who made the shocking
admission in the last interview before his death.
Have you been duped? Ever purchased Newman’s Own Organics or
Organic Bistro Products?
Cornucopia - We are investigating claims that certain companies
are getting away with using the word ‘organic’ in their company
name, listed prominently on food packages, even if the product
they’re selling isn’t certified organic and does not legally
qualify as organic.
Greenwald on ‘coming’ leak: NSA can obtain one billion cell
phone calls a day, store them and listen
RT - The NSA has a “brand new” technology that enables one
billion cell phone calls a day to be redirected into its data
hoards and stored, according to the Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald,
who said that a new leak of Snowden's documents was ‘coming
Washington Post releases four new slides from NSA's Prism
The Guardian - The new slides underline the scale of the Prism
operation, recording that on 5 April there were 117,675 active
surveillance targets in the programme's database. They also
explain Prism's ability to gather real-time information on live
voice, text, email or internet chat services, as well as to
analyse stored data.
VIDEO/ARTICLE: Researchers Develop X-Ray Vision with
CNET - The Wi-Vi system by Dina Katabi and Fadel Adib sends out
a low-power Wi-Fi signal and tracks its reflections to sense
people moving around, even if they’re in closed rooms or behind
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
VIDEO: USDA Was Storing Monsanto’s Unapproved GM Wheat in Seed
Activist Post - According a recent article in the Denver Post,
the unapproved strain of genetically modified (GM) wheat that
tainted fields in Oregon and prompted a lawsuit from farmers
was, in fact, being stored in a government seed bank in Fort
Collins, Colorado.... This facility began storing Monsanto’s GM
wheat strains starting in 2004, but it claims to have destroyed
them as of January of 2012. Did this USDA facility play a role
in the escape of unapproved GM wheat?
USDA approves horse slaughterhouse to produce meat for human
(NaturalNews) While horse meat can't legally be sold in the USA
for human consumption, it can be used in pet food. It may also
turn up in the U.S. food supply despite its legal status because
it can be sold to Mexico for human consumption, then re-labeled
and shipped back into the USA for use as a low-cost meat filler.
VIDEO: Lawsuit Opens Up New Legal Front Against Swine Invasive
farmtoconsumer.org - Recently a fifth lawsuit was filed in the
Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan
challenging the swine ISO on grounds that an 1842 Treaty between
the Lake Superior Chippewa Indian Tribe and the United States of
America controls over any Michigan laws.
Getting Started: Prepping For a Two-Week Power Outage
Activist Post - A great starting point for someone who is just
getting started on a preparedness journey is prepping
specifically for a two-week power outage. If you can comfortably
survive for two weeks without electricity, you will be in a far
better position than most of the people in North America.
Keep your dog cool in summer with 10 DIY home remedies to
(NaturalNews) Keep your dog cool as summer sizzles its way back
into season. Summer signals the time when dogs are ready for
hiking, fetching, and other outdoor play. Hot summer days can be
deadly to our pets unless we protect them from overheating from
Seatbelts for pets have a 100 percent failure rate in crash
(NaturalNews)A first-of-its-kind crash test for dog harnesses
widely used by pet owners showed that none offer adequate
protection, with not a single harness passing the test. The
non-profit Center for Pet Safety (CPS) said during its harness
tests, crash-test dog dummies turned into projectiles and were
even decapitated. Related article/video.
YouTube: Glenn Miller Routine - Hooked on Swing
U.K. dog trainer Mary Ray takes her Border Collies through an
amazing musical demonstration at the Freestyle International
Competition. Make sure to watch this one all the way through…