- June 30, 2014 - Today In History:
1841 - The Erie Railroad rolled out its first
1908 - A meteor explosion in Siberia knocked down
trees in a 40-mile radius and struck people
unconscious some 40 miles away.
1913 - Fighting broke out between Bulgaria and
Greece and Spain. It was the beginning of the Second
1915 - During World War I, the Second Battle Artois
ended when the French failed to take Vimy Ridge.
1921 - U.S. President Warren G. Harding appointed
former President William Howard Taft chief justice
of the United States.
1934 - Adolf Hitler purged the Nazi Party by
destroying the SA and bringing to power the SS in
the "Night of the Long Knives."
1936 - Margaret Mitchell’s book, "Gone with the
Wind," was published.
1950 - U.S. President Harry Truman ordered U.S.
troops into Korea and authorizes the draft.
1951 - On orders from Washington, General Matthew
Ridgeway broadcasts that the United Nations was
willing to discuss an armistice with North Korea.
1953 - The first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet
assembly line in Flint, MI. It sold for $3,250.
1958 - The U.S. Congress passed a law authorizing
the admission of Alaska as the 49th state in the
1971 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the
government could not prevent the Washington Post or
the New York Times from publishing the Pentagon
1971 - The Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 11 returned to
Earth. The three cosmonauts were found dead inside.
1971 - The 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
was ratified when Ohio became the 38th state to
approve it. The amendment lowered the minimum voting
age to 18.
1977 - U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced his
opposition to the B-1 bomber.
1986 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states
could outlaw homosexual acts between consenting
1994 - The U.S. Figure Skating Association stripped
Tonya Harding of the 1994 national championship and
banned her from the organization for life for an
attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan.
1998 - Officials confirmed that the remains of a
Vietnam War serviceman buried in the Tomb of the
Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery were
identified as those of Air Force pilot Michael J.
2000 - U.S. President Clinton signed the E-Signature
bill to give the same legal validity to an
electronic signature as a signature in pen and ink.
2004 - The international Cassini spacecraft entered
Saturn's orbit. The craft had been on a nearly
Russian Jets and Experts Sent to Iraq to Aid Army
NY Times - Iraqi government officials said Sunday that Russian experts
had arrived in Iraq to help the army get 12 new Russian warplanes into
the fight against Sunni extremists, while the extremists declared their
leader the caliph, or absolute ruler, of all jihadi organizations
ISIS declares creation of Islamic state in Middle East, 'new era of
RT - SIS jihadists have declared the captured territories from Iraq's
Diyala province to Syria's Aleppo a new Islamic State - a ‘caliphate.'
They removed 'Iraq and the Levant' from their name and urged other
radical Sunni groups to pledge their allegiance.
USS Bataan with 1,000 marines to Join Six Other Warships in the Persian
Breitbart - CNN is reporting that the USS Bataan is being sent to the
Persian Gulf with 1,000 marines on board. There is no word of a planned
Pentagon Admits Armed Drones Flying Over Baghdad; Top Shiite Cleric
Joins US Calling For Maliki Ouster
Zero Hedge - CBS just reported, a Pentagon official has officially
confirmed that the US is now flying armed drones over Baghdad. "The
flights, which are not round the clock, are for the protection of the
embassy and are not the precursor to air strikes" according to the same
Turkey Ready To Accept Kurdish State in Northern Iraq
StratRisks - Turkey’s ruling party has indicated that it is ready to
accept an independent Kurdish state in what is currently northern Iraq
following the charge of Islamist militants through the country’s
5 facts you need to know about Ukraine-EU trade deal
RT - Ukraine has signed the European Trade Association Agreement, the
document that sent the country into a political frenzy when not signed
eight months ago to this day. RT gives you the basics on how this will
affect the economy of both from here on out.
The European Union prepares the 'solidarity clause' framework for
military use against citizens
StratRisks - “On Tuesday, the representatives of the EU Member States in
the Council adopted a decision on the so-called ‘solidarity clause’.
Were a disaster or a loosely defined crisis to occur, the organs of the
European Union would be obliged to assist using all the instruments at
their disposal. This includes military resources”, warned Member of the
Bundestag Andrej Hunko.
Hong Kong prepares for mass protest against Beijing control
The Guardian - Organizers expect 500,000 at rally as residents call for
say in choice of chief executive and activists hold unofficial
China plans investment bank to break World Bank dominance
RT - China is moving forward with a plan to create its own version of
the World Bank, which will rival institutions that are under the sway of
the US and the West. The bank will start with $100 billion in capital.
Spain To Create Tax On Bank Deposits
Zero Hedge - It was a little over a year ago, just as the Cyprus deposit
confiscation aka "bail in" was taking place, when we asked,
rhetorically, if "Spain is preparing for its own deposit levy" when an
announcement by Spain's Finance Minister, Montoro, hinted at the
imminent arrival of just that.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Calls in U.S. Congress for refugee status for Central American
(Reuters) - Some leading members of the U.S. Congress are
calling on the Obama administration to consider launching an
emergency refugee program for Central American children as one
way to address a rapidly escalating humanitarian crisis at the
southern border with Mexico.
Sheriff Joe to Obama: Deploy U.S. military to Mexico
WND - “If we are worried about the danger, then I would send the
military across the border, work with their military bilaterally
and get the job done,” said Arpaio. “That’s what I would do and
we’d clean up this mess.”
Do Children Matter?
Lew Rockwell Blog - It is nauseating listening to Washington,
D.C. politicos pretending that they have any humane concern for
the fate of some 52,000 children who have entered the U.S. –
illegally – from Central America. To politicians, children are
but one of numerous abstractions to be exploited on behalf of
YouTube: Proof Obama Admin Paid Sandy Hook Hoax Participants
These people are totally exposed...there is no reason why they
should be receiving these large sums of money from the
government for a supposed crime..
Obama ignores Boehner’s lawsuit threat: ‘I’ll
keep taking actions on my own’
Washington Times - Seemingly unfazed by the threat of a lawsuit,
President Obama on Saturday vowed to press on and use executive
actions wherever and whenever possible.
Border Patrol Union VP: CDC ‘had no interest in’ Immigrant
Influx Harboring Disease
Prison Planet.com - Another government agency stands down. The
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is uninterested in
helping the U.S. Border Patrol contain disease brought into the
country along with the surge of illegal immigrants, they told a
Mexican officials deny helicopter flew into Arizona and blame
shooting on drug smugglers
Daily Mail - Mexican officials have denied one of their
helicopters flew into Arizona on Thursday, and blamed the
gunfire on the drug smugglers they were tracking. The U.S. had
claimed earlier this week that the Mexican helicopter had
crossed into Tucson and fired at two agents before going back
across the border.
Border Patrol Agent: ‘If the Administration Says This Isn’t
Amnesty, Don’t Believe Them’
CNS News - Albert Spratte, the sergeant-at-arms of the National
Border Patrol Council,
Local 3307 in the Rio Grande Valley, said
the Obama administration is largely to blame for waves of
illegal immigrants that have been flooding the Southwest U.S.
border since February, saying the government opened the door for
the crisis by making it “clear they’re not going to deport
Pelosi on the Border: We Have to Use This 'Crisis' as an
Breitbart - Saturday at a press conference from the Rio Grande
Valley, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discussed her tour of a border
holding facility and addressed the humanitarian crisis of
thousands unaccompanied minors flooding across the U.S.-Mexico
border, which she called a "humanitarian opportunity."
Pelosi Heads to Southern Border for Photo Op with Children...
Red Cross: How We Spent Sandy Money Is a ‘Trade Secret’
Pro Publica - Just how badly does the American Red Cross want to
keep secret how it raised and spent over $300 million after
Hurricane Sandy? The charity has hired a fancy law firm to fight
a public request we filed with New York state, arguing that
information about its Sandy activities is a "trade secret."
‘Sneak & peek’ warrants allow police to secretly enter homes
Police State USA - A little-known police tactic allows cops to
covertly enter private residences, perform searches, seize
property, and then leave quietly without notifying the
homeowner. These searches, affectionately known as “sneak and
peek” warrants, have been performed at a rapidly rising rate
Oregon Celebrates Independence Day with forcible DNA collection
Police State USA - In Oregon, and many other states, drivers
that are suspected by police of driving under the influence are
presented with a choice: submit to a Breathalyzer search or lose
your driver’s license for a year.
Georgia Deputy Surprises us all by Respecting Constitution
PINAC - It started off with a federal protective service officer
pulling up to Jeff Gray in a patrol car for taking pictures from
a public sidewalk outside the Moody Air Force Base in Georgia
Father Faces Child Endangerment Charges After Son Skips Church
Mikael Thalen - According to reports, eight-year-old Justin
Williamson chose not to board a Woodville Baptist Church van
with his siblings and instead decided to play outside without
informing his father.
SLC Police Chief Burbank addresses dog shooting incident
fox13now.com - Hundreds of people are expected to rally outside
the Salt Lake City Police Department, angry that an officer shot
and killed a neighbor’s dog. Nine days after the incident,
police chief Chris Burbank addressed the community for the first
Salt Lake City cop shoots man’s dog during warrantless search
Two juveniles left locked in holding cell for 3 nights without
food, water, or lights
Police State USA - Will the government be held to the same
standards as parents when it comes to child neglect? Two
juveniles were left locked in a bare courthouse holding cell for
3 straight nights with no food, no water, no lights, no toilet
paper, and no supervision.
GMO Labeling in Massachusetts: 142 of 195 Legislators Support
Natural Society - The Grocery Manufacturer’s Association (GMA)
has done a tremendous amount of work and donated a tremendous
amount of money to get their way in terms of GMO labeling, but
with overwhelming support for a GMO labeling bill up for a vote
soon in Massachusetts, consumers just might finally get their
California Governor Grants Bitcoin ‘Legal Money’ Status
coindesk.com - The 39th Governor of California Jerry Brown has
officially signed Assembly Bill 129, the measure that sought to
grant bitcoin and other digital currencies ‘legal money’ status,
into law, Reuters reports.
Illegals Bankrupting Small Towns in Border States
JON BOWNE - Small towns and counties in states bordering Mexico
are drowning in debt due to the swarm of illegals stealing and
destroying property, requiring expensive medical care and
needing proper burials, all of which the federal government has
largely refused to pay for.
Study: All Employment Growth Since 2000 Went to Immigrants
National Review - According to a major new report from the
Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), net employment growth in
the United States since 2000 has gone entirely to immigrants,
legal and illegal.
Breaking - Spokane City Council rebels against bee-killing
pesticide and votes to ban neonicotinoids
(NaturalNews) Another positive step in protecting bees has been
taken, this time by the Spokane City Council. It will now be
illegal for the City of Spokane to purchase or use neonicotinoid
insecticides, such as RoundUp Ready.
Tyson Foods dumps more than 18 million pounds of toxic chemicals
into America's waterways each year
(NaturalNews) Our most precious natural resource, clean water,
is threatened by the continued environmental release of toxic
chemicals from heavy industry, which includes the factory food
Fukushima radiation tested for along Oregon coast
Press TV - Three years after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake shook
Japan and caused radiation-contaminated water from the Fukushima
nuclear power plant to enter the Pacific Ocean, conservationists
along the US Pacific coast are worried.
Radiation spikes at the New Mexico WIPP nuclear facility — Hits
highest levels since initial hours of radioactive release in
ENENews - Document link removed from official website — Gov’t
analyzing samples for “potential impact on human health”.
Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward Holds Public Forum on
Geo-Engineering, Weather Modification
Activist Post - Senator Ward and the ADEQ representatives
repeatedly told attendees that they have no jurisdiction over
chemical spraying whether it was happening or not. In a video of
the meeting the frustration from citizens is easily seen.
Googlebot: Search giant to start selling humanoid robot
Daily Mail - It recently won a military 'robo-olympics' - but
Google has revealed the machine is being pulled from future
rounds of the contest so it can be developed into the firm's
first commercial robot.
Diverse Groups Fly Airship Over NSA’s Utah Data Center to
Protest Illegal Spying
EFF - The environmental campaigning group Greenpeace, digital
rights watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the
Tenth Amendment Center (TAC) joined forces today to fly an
airship over the NSA's data center in Utah to protest the
government's illegal mass surveillance program.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
U.S. FDA seeks ideas for nanotech use in livestock feed
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is opening the
door for livestock feed manufacturers and pharmaceutical
companies to roll out nanotechnology products that could make
animals gain weight faster or absorb medications more quickly.
FDA Driving Illinois Raw Milk Regulations
farmtoconsumer.org - Next month, the Illinois Department of
Public Health (IDPH) is scheduled to introduce in the Illinois
Register proposed regulations on the production and sale of raw
milk in the state–regulations that a number of Illinois raw milk
producers believe could put them out of business.
New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly”
plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada
foe.org - The study, Gardeners Beware 2014, shows that 36 out of
71 (51 percent) of garden plant samples purchased at top garden
retailers in 18 cities in the United States and Canada contain
neonicotinoid (neonic) pesticides -- a key contributor to recent
Yogurt buyers beware: 'All Natural' yogurt products found to
contain aspartame and artificial colors
(NaturalNews) If you're buying so-called "All Natural" yogurt
sold at the grocery store, you might assume the phrase means the
product contains nothing artificial or synthetic. After all,
that's the definition of "all natural." But food marketing
companies can get pretty sneaky about using the term. They know
the FDA doesn't regulate "all natural" claims,
Carrots contain compounds that boost vision, prevent cognitive
decline and more
(NaturalNews) The carrot is native to Europe and southwestern
Asia, but has been cultivated worldwide for over 2,000 years. It
bears a crunchy taproot that is usually orange in color, but can
also be purple, red, white or yellow.
GMO Insulin Causes Type 1 Diabetes in Type 2 Diabetics, Study
Green Med Info - Now, a new study published in the Journal of
Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism... is shedding light on a
possible explanation for why insulin treatment may accelerate
morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetics.
Confirmed: Flaxseed Contains 'Estrogens' That Regress Cancer
Green Med Info - Flaxseed's role in breast cancer is one of the
more compelling areas of research, considering this is the #1
form of cancer afflicting women today, and that most women still
equate "prevention" with subjecting themselves to annual breast
screenings involving highly carcinogenic 30 kVp gamma rays.
How X-Ray Mammography Is Accelerating The Epidemic of
New Study: US Health Care Ranks Dead Last Among Developed
Off the Grid News - Even though America has the most expensive
health care system in the world, the United States ranked last
in a study of health care in 11 developed nations.
7 Reasons To Stop Eating Bread
preventdisease.com - Bread is almost sacred in many cultures and
society, but processed breads today are not what they were forty
years ago. More than 70 percent of people who eliminate bread
cold turkey experience an immediate weight loss within the first
10 Things You Should Know About Lyme Disease
naturalhealthyconcepts.com - If you’ve been diagnosed with
anything from chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, Lupus, or any
number of other autoimmune diseases – don’t rule out Lyme
disease, even if your test was negative.
- June 27, 2014 - Today In History:
1847 - New York and Boston were linked by telegraph
1893 - The New York stock market crashed. By the end
of the year 600 banks and 74 railroads had gone out
1924 - Democrats offered Mrs. Leroy Springs for vice
presidential nomination. She was the first woman
considered for the job.
1927 - The U.S. Marines adopted the English bulldog
as their mascot.
1929 - Scientists at Bell Laboratories in New York
revealed a system for transmitting television
1942 - The FBI announced the capture of eight Nazi
saboteurs who had been put ashore from a submarine
on New York's Long Island.
1944 - During World War II, American forces
completed their capture of the French port of
Cherbourg from the German army.
1950 - Two days after North Korea invaded South
Korea, U.S. President Truman ordered the Air Force
and Navy into the Korean conflict. The United
Nations Security Council had asked for member
nations to help South Korea repel an invasion from
1967 - The world's first cash dispenser was
installed at Barclays Bank in Enfield, England. The
device was invented by John Sheppard-Barron. The
machine operated on a voucher system and the maximum
withdrawal was $28.
1967 - Two hundred people were arrested during a
race riot in Buffalo, NY.
1973 - Former White House counsel John W. Dean told
the Senate Watergate Committee about an "enemies
list" that was kept by the Nixon White House.
1973 - Nixon vetoed a Senate ban on bombing
1980 - U.S. President Carter signed legislation
reviving draft registration.
1984 - The FCC moved to deregulate U.S. commercial
TV by lifting most programming requirements and
ending day-part restrictions on advertising.
1985 - Route 66 was officially removed from the
United States Highway System.
1991 - Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall resigned
from the U.S. Supreme Court. He had been appointed
in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson.
1995 - Qatar's Crown Prince Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa
al-Thani ousted his father in a bloodless palace
1998 - An English woman was impregnated with her
dead husband's sperm after two-year legal battle
over her right to the sperm.
1998 - In a live joint news conference in China U.S.
President Clinton and President Jiang Zemin offered
an uncensored airing of differences on human rights,
freedom, trade and Tibet.
2002 - In the U.S., the Securities and Exchange
Commission required companies with annual sales of
more than $1.2 billion to submit sworn statements
backing up the accuracy of their financial reports.
2011 - Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was
convicted by a federal jury in Chicago of
corruption. (He was later sentenced to 14 years in
A United Nations weapons enforcement vehicle was
recently spotted in the U.S. - Real or not? You
KENTUCKY/TENNESSEE BORDER (INTELLIHUB) — A recent
posting on First Southern Brigades Facebook page.
Some fear martial law.
* For those of you that do Facebook:
Here is the direct link.
Russian jets to aid the fight against Sunni rebels in Iraq – PM Maliki
RT - Jets from Russia and Belarus will hopefully make a key difference
in the fight against ISIS in Iraq, the country’s Prime Minister Nouri
Maliki said. He expressed regrets over Iraq's contract with the US,
saying their jets are taking too long to arrive.
Ukraine and EU sign free trade zone deal
RT - Ukraine has signed the economic part of the Association agreement
with the EU, with Georgia and Moldova also joining the pact, even though
big economic risks lie ahead.
VIDEO: Thousands flee Ukraine for Russia amid violence
Press TV - Several towns in eastern Ukraine have suffered daily shelling
and violent clashes between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian forces in
recent weeks. Media reports say at least 5,000 people had fled the
conflict zone by Thursday evening.
GM Food Safety Study Reignites Call to Overhaul Canada’s Regulations
Activist Post - The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) is
calling on Health Canada to place a moratorium on approving new
genetically modified (GM) foods, to re-evaluate the safety of GM foods
already on the market, and to initiate a complete overhaul of the
Obama Asks For $500 Million To Equip Syrian Rebels As The ISIS
Juggernaut In Iraq Spreads
Zero Hedge - Perhaps confirming this, is the report from Reuters that
overnight ISIS continued it southern creep toward Baghdad, and has now
reached a town that is just an hour from Baghdad which is home to four
natural gas fields on Thursday, "another gain by Sunni insurgents who
have swiftly taken large areas to the north and west of the Iraqi
Turkey’s “200 Tons Of Secret Gold” Trade With Iran: The Biggest, Most
Bizarre Money Laundering Scheme Ever?
Zero Hedge - The topic of Turkey’s Oil-for-Gold ‘deals’ has not been far
from our thoughts over the last few years but as Bloomberg reports,
after accessing a report leaked on March 14 of a network that spanned
Turkey, China, Dubai and Iran, the plot reveals “one of the most complex
illicit finance schemes [prosecutors] have seen.”
Bank Runs in Bulgaria
Blacklisted News - The financial system is simply imploding because
those running the affairs of government are more concerned about
retaining power than providing economic stability.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Gohmert and Flores Propose $1M Bounty for Lerner E-mails
National Review - They’ve filed the Identify and Recover Sent
Emails Act, which, if passed, would award $500,000 to anyone
with “pertinent information sufficient for prosecution” of
anyone involved in the destruction of Lerner’s e-mails or a cool
$1 million to anyone who can recover the e-mails outright. How
is the sizeable bounty to be funded? From the IRS budget.
Dems block GOP bills to verify status, block tax credits to
The Blaze - enate Democrats blocked Republicans on Thursday from
passing two bills that would require companies to verify the
legal status of people before they hire them, and stop the
government from handing out child tax credits to illegal
This Is a ‘Cheat Sheet’ Found at the Border to Coach Illegals on
How to Stay in the U.S.
The Blaze - U.S. law enforcement officials have been finding
“cheat sheets” along the border used by illegal immigrants to
try to stay in the United States and not get deported after
they’ve been caught.
Nancy Pelosi to travel to border, meet detained minors
Politico - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will travel to the
southern border of the U.S. on Saturday to be briefed by Customs
and Border Protection on the flood of unaccompanied minors
entering the country. The California Democrat will also meet
with a group of children held at the South Texas Detention
New York to Issue ID Cards for Undocumented Immigrants
Bloomberg - New York City’s 500,000 undocumented immigrants will
be able to open bank accounts, visit libraries and use medical
clinics, thanks to an official municipal identification card
approved by the City Council.
Abandoned Wal-Mart Considered as Feds Explore Immigrant Shelter
Adan Salazar - Feds look more than 1,500 miles inland to
warehouse with leaky roof. The proposal is not without
opposition, however. The town’s supervisor, a New York
congressman and residents all say it’s a terrible idea.
Anti-Amnesty Group Asks Americans To Mail ‘Gently Used
Underwear’ To Obama, Boehner
(CBSDC) - The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal
Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their
“gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House
Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new
briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by
22 Quotes That Lay Out The Elite’s Agenda
govtslaves.info - “In the next century, nations as we know it
will be obsolete; all states will recognize a single, global
authority. National sovereignty wasn’t such a great idea after
all.” Strobe Talbot, President Clinton’s Deputy Secretary of
State, as quoted in Time, July 20th, l992....
Highest Court: Obama Violated Constitution with Recess
Kurt Nimmo - The Supreme Court has attempted to restore balance
to the presidency by ruling that President Barack Obama violated
the Constitution when he skirted the Senate and made recess
appointments in 2012.
‘Virtually Crime Free’ County in Florida Gets MRAP Armored
Paul Joseph Watson - Walton County Sheriff’s Officer Mike
Adkinson denied that the purchase of the vehicle was an attempt
to militarize the police department, adding that he wouldn’t let
public opinion get in the way of the “safety” of his colleagues.
Police/DHS Are Entering Kid's Irises Into A NATIONAL DATABASE
MassPrivatei - The department has been using the iris scanning
program for years among the county's seniors where thousands of
adults with Alzheimer's or dementia have been scanned. The
program has been used among children at fairs and community
events, but for the first time the sheriff brought the program
to a Worcester public school.
TSA to Raise Groping Fees Charged to Passengers
Kit Daniels - The Transportation Security Administration will
raise fees added to airline ticket prices which offset the costs
for performing body scans and pat downs, all while the federal
government encourages illegals to freely cross America’s largely
Nanny State Suffers a Blow in New York: Court Overturns Soda Ban
Kurt Nimmo - The New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in
the state, has overturned a ban on the sale of large soda
imposed at the behest of Michael Bloomberg in 2012, who said the
law was a response to childhood obesity.
Confirmation That The Earth’s Magnetic Pole Is Moving Towards
The Daily Sheeple - Early data seems to confirm that the North
Pole is moving towards Siberia and that the rate of movement is
accelerating. What scientists cannot agree on is how soon the
poles will flip. Some believe that it could happen soon, within
a decade or so, others that we are thousands of years away from
such an event.
The Military Is About to Get New Spy Glasses
defenseone.com - The glasses, called simply the X6, are from San
Francisco-based Osterhout Design Group. They look like the
lovechild of Google Glass and the Oculus Rift, providing more
information to the wearer than the small window on Google’s
much-maligned headset but not obstructing vision like the Oculus
Rift. (Admittedly, for spy glasses, they lack a certain
Video: Google Conference Interrupted By ‘Killer Robots’ Protest
Steve Watson - Google’s biggest event of the year was
interrupted yesterday by a protester who wished to raise concern
over the development of autonomous robots, a movement Google is
now deeply engaged with.... The protester [...] shouted toward
the stage “You all work for a totalitarian company that builds
machines that kill people!”
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Gardening Provides Many Health Benefits, Including Moderate to
High Intensity Exercise
Dr. Mercola - A previous CNN Health1 article lists a number of
the health benefits associated with gardening, spanning from
stress relief to improved brain health, better nutrition and, of
Tell EPA to stop the flood of toxic herbicide 2,4-D: comments
due by Monday, June 30
farmandranchfreedom.org - What’s wrong with genetically
engineered crops? There’s a long list of problems, from
corporate control of our seed supply to unknown human health
Silver nanoparticle solutions can treat difficult mouth
(NaturalNews) The monetary value of silver pales in comparison
to gold, but silver's medicinal value cannot be beaten when it
comes to fighting off infections. In an emergency situation,
colloidal silver is not only more valuable than a stash of gold
but also more powerful than the medical system's gold standard
method of treatment -- antibiotics.
Shed those unwanted pounds with all-natural coconut oil
(NaturalNews) According to a 2002 study published in The Journal
of Nutrition, MCFAs not only increase energy expenditure but
also help promote healthy weight control when consumed in placed
of LCFAs. In other words, replacing unhealthy vegetable oils
from things like soy and canola with coconut oil can have a
profound effect on energy, blood sugar and, ultimately, weight
Four solid reasons to avoid Starbucks
(NaturalNews) Undoubtedly, Starbucks is a coffee Kingpin, which
boasts the largest coffeehouse chain in the world, with 23,187
stores in 64 countries, and annual sales of $14.9 billion, while
CEO Howard Schultz is worth a whooping $1.6 billion. Although
statistically impressive at first glance, an important question
remains: are Starbucks food and beverage offerings high quality
Hospitals conduct unnecessary medical screenings purely for
profit, not medical need
(NaturalNews) HealthFair performs what they refer to as
"preventive mobile health screening services," operating out of
a van parked outside places frequented by large and diverse
groups of people, including grocery stores and churches. Medical
professionals have warned about the consequences of heavily
marketed broad health screenings, including possible
overtreatments, "false positives" and unnecessary spending.
Studies: what your ear can tell you about your heart health
(NaturalNews) What has the ear got to do with heart health?
There is research to suggest a crease in one's earlobe, also
known as the "Frank's sign", can have predictive value when it
comes to coronary artery disease (CAD)
Sign this petition to protect children against inhumane forced
(NaturalNews) Denying a young girl public education, barring her
from interacting with her peers -- this is what the New York
City Board of Education decided to do to a young kindergartener
named Mary when her mother refused to subject her to the state's
entire list of recommended vaccinations.
Natural, effective ways to repel mosquitoes
(NaturalNews) This time of year, it's difficult to go anywhere
outside without the familiar high-pitched buzz of mosquitoes
becoming a part of the routine. Noise aside, it's often the
resulting red bump and incessant itchiness that is frustrating.
Your Doctor Knows You're Killing Yourself. The Data Brokers Told
Bloomberg - You may soon get a call from your doctor if you’ve
let your gym membership lapse, made a habit of picking up candy
bars at the check-out counter or begin shopping at plus-sized
stores. That’s because some hospitals are starting to use
detailed consumer data to create profiles on current and
potential patients to identify those most likely to get sick, so
the hospitals can intervene before they do.
Lycopene Matches Statins in Improving Blood Vessel Function
Green Med Info - We've known for decades that cardiovascular
disease is notably lower in southern Europe especially compared
to the U.S. The Mediterranean diet, consisting of more fruits,
vegetables, and olive oil, usually gets the credit.... Now
researchers have identified a key nutrient in the Mediterranean
diet that deserves special mention.
Vaccines: Child Consent Agenda Pushes Forward
Green Med Info - Two U.S. states already have laws allowing
children to consent to vaccines -- CA and NC -- and this could
become a trend around the country, as more state legislatures,
TX and NY to be specific, have introduced similar bills. Now,
New York legislators are revising their prior attempt with House
Bill A497, which would allow children to consent to vaccination,
a procedure that comes with a risk of permanent disability and
12 Health Benefits of Lemon Water: A Simple Health Tonic
Natural Society - Drinking warm lemon water is a simple healthy
habit anyone can adopt in an instant. Here are just 12 health
benefits of drinking lemon water.
Big Error Found in University Pet Food Study
Susan Thixton - Warnings were all over the news advising
consumers to ONLY feed their pet a meal balanced by a board
certified nutritionist (otherwise known as commercial pet food)
– based on this ‘study’. Well…as it turns out, the study appears
to have a significant error (…I believe more than one).
How to Rescue an Animal from a 'Rescue' Shelter
Activist Post - If you question a "no-kill" shelter long enough,
you'll find out that a better slogan might be "We don't do the
actual killing, but we'll send it to a place that will." Warm
fuzzies. Is that what we call a rescue? Of course, they will try
to find a home, but the animal - if even deemed "acceptable" -
has a rapidly approaching death row date.
25 Characteristics You May Find In Those Who Are
preventdisease.com - There is no doubt the Earth is
evolving spiritually. People are experiencing
intense changes within their life, work, behaviors
and personal relationships. Many are awakening at a
rate that can only be described as phenomenal. So
how do we know if we a
- June 26, 2014 - Today In History:
1804 - The Lewis and Clark Expedition reached the
mouth of the Kansas River after completing a
westward trek of nearly 400 river miles.
1844 - John Tyler took Julia Gardiner as his bride,
thus becoming the first U.S. President to marry
while in office.
1870 - The first section of the boardwalk in
Atlantic City, NJ, was opened to the public.
1900 - The United States announced that it would
send troops to fight against the Boxer rebellion in
1900 - A commission that included Dr. Walter Reed
began the fight against the deadly disease yellow
1917 - General John "Black Jack" Pershing arrived in
France with the American Expeditionary Force.
1926 - A memorial to the first U.S. troops in France
was unveiled at St. Nazaire.
1924 - After eight years of occupation, American
troops left the Dominican Republic.
1945 - The U.N. Charter was signed by 50 nations in
San Francisco, CA.
1948 - The Berlin Airlift began as the U.S., Britain
and France started ferrying supplies to the isolated
western sector of Berlin.
1951 - The Soviet Union proposed a cease-fire in the
1959 - U.S. President Eisenhower joined Britain's
Queen Elizabeth II in ceremonies officially opening
the St. Lawrence Seaway.
1963 - U.S. President John Kennedy announced "Ich
bin ein Berliner" (I am a Berliner) at the Berlin
1971 - The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant
for Daniel Ellsberg, accusing him of giving away the
1996 - The U.S. Supreme Court ordered the Virginia
Military Institute to admit women or forgo state
1997 - The U.S. Supreme Court upheld state laws that
allow for a ban on doctor-assisted suicides.
2003 - The Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, struck
down state bans on gay sex.
2003 - Strom Thurmond, the second longest-serving
senator in U.S. history, died in Edgefield, S.C., at
2008 - The Supreme Court struck down a handgun ban
in the District of Columbia as it affirmed, 5-4, an
individual right to gun ownership.
NATO pledges new funding for Ukrainian military
RT - NATO has endorsed new funding for Ukraine's defense in the form of
“trust funds” to help with logistics and cyber defense, as well as
command and control, according to NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh
ISIL militants well-funded: UN envoy
Press TV - “In terms of financing and the flow of vehicles and weapons
that ISIL possesses, clearly the organization is quite well-funded,”
Nickolay Mladenov, the special representative of UN Secretary-General
Ban Ki-moon for Iraq, said on Wednesday.
CIA devil dolls aim to delegitimize jihad: Analyst
Press TV - The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is developing devil
dolls in an attempt to delegitimize Muslim countries’ defense of their
territories, an analyst writs for Press TV.
US Claims Syria Launches Airstrikes In Iraq
Brandon Turbeville - Coming just days after an Israeli airstrike against
Syrian military positions under apparently false pretext, US sources
claim that Syria has launched cross border strikes against ISIS
positions inside Iraq.
ISIS supporters vow to avenge any US airstrike in Iraq
RT -Supporters of Sunni Islamists waging a campaign of terror across
Iraq have vowed that any US airstrikes against its fighters will be met
with attacks on Americans. The group has also threated to commandeer its
own Air Force as Iraq risks disintegrating.
Ukraine's funeral if they sign EU trade deal - Putin economic aide
RT - “For Ukraine, signing the agreement is economic suicide,” Sergey
Glazyev, an economic aide to Russian President Putin said, warning of a
sharp currency devaluation, soaring inflation, and lower living
EU Punishes Thailand for Ousting Mass Murdering Dictator
Tony Cartalucci - AFP reported in an article titled, “EU raps Thailand
on coup, cuts official contacts,” that:
European Union foreign ministers on Monday condemned the military
takeover in Thailand and agreed punitive measures to back up calls for
an urgent return to democratic rule.
British Police Use Fake Town to Prep For Riots
Paul Joseph Watson - British police are utilizing a fake town in Kent to
prepare for riots staged by “angry mobs,” an indication that authorities
are still nervous about social disorder three years after mass riots
rocked the UK.
Red Heifer Discovered! – Major Obstacle To The Rebuilding Of The Jewish
American Dream - Up until now, one of the major barriers to the
rebuilding of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem has been the lack of a red
heifer. A qualified red heifer has not been seen in the land of Israel
for nearly two thousand years, and without one it would not be possible
to resume Temple worship.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
UC Professor: Immigration Influx is About ‘Re-Education’ of
Paul Joseph Watson - University of California Professor Darrell
Y. Hamamoto warns that the influx of illegal immigrants into the
United States is part of a plan to create a new underclass of
people who can be re-educated in order to create a subservient
Swine Flu Confirmed at Shelter for Unaccompanied Minors
Breitbart - A spokesperson from the U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services confirmed that the sick child is at the
Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio, according to KRGV. 2,000
H1N1 vaccinations are being brought to the air base, where more
than 1,000 illegal immigrant minors are currently staying.
10 Facts About The SWATification Of America That Everyone Should
American Dream - The number of SWAT team raids in the United
States every year is now more than 25 times higher than it was
back in 1980. As America has conducted wars overseas in recent
years, our police forces have become increasingly militarized as
well. And without a doubt, many of our cities have become much
more dangerous places.
Chinese millionaire's flashy stunt to feed NYC homeless ends in
RT - An unusual event sponsored by an uber-wealthy Chinese
tycoon to feed New York City’s homeless and gift them hundreds
of dollars took place as promised on Wednesday, though not
without a fair amount of chaos.
Boehner plans to sue Obama over executive
McClatchy - House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that he
plans to sue President Barack Obama over what he perceives as
presidential overreach of executive authority.
Emails: IRS official sought audit of GOP senator
(AP) -- Congressional investigators say they uncovered emails
Wednesday showing that a former Internal Revenue Service
official at the heart of the tea party investigation sought an
audit involving a Republican senator in 2012.
Growing Chorus Blaming Obama for Facilitating Immigrant Influx
Adan Salazar - Staunch immigration critic Sen. Jeff Sessions
labeled the flood “a completely preventable humanitarian crisis”
in a piece earlier this month, calling the Obama
administration’s refusal to enforce the law a “sustained and
deliberate campaign to dismantle immigration enforcement.”
VIDEO: Sandy Hook was false flag operation to promote anti-gun
agenda: James Fetzer
Press TV - James H. Fetzer, professor emeritus at the University
of Minnesota Duluth, made the remarks in a phone interview with
Press TV on Wednesday.
Supreme Court Ruling: Police Cannot Search Cell Phones Without A
Ben Swann - In a colossal decision favoring digital privacy, the
Supreme Court unanimously ruled 9-0 Wednesday that “police
generally may not, without a warrant, search digital information
on a cell phone seized from an individual who has been arrested”
due to the immense amount of private information now commonly
contained on cell phones.
David Brat Ousts Lew Rockwell Libertarian As Campaign
Manager; Will Be Replaced With Cantor Operative
Economic Policy Journal - David Brat campaign manager Zachary
Werrell, who is a fan of Lew Rockwell, the Mises Institue and
Ron Paul and who engineered the stunning victory of David Brat
over former House majority leader, Eric Cantor, will be ousted
as Brat's campaign manager, for the general election.
House passes bill to weaken Dodd-Frank and help Wall Street,
RT - The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to water down
key parts of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, weakening the Commodity
Futures Trading Commission’s power to regulate derivatives. The
resulting bill helps big banks and the Koch brothers.
GDP Disaster: Final Q1 GDP Crashes To -2.9%, Lowest Since
2009, Far Below The Worst Expectations
Zero Hedge - Remember when in January 2014, Q1 GDP was expected
to rise 2.6%? Well, here comes the final Q1 GDP revision and
it’s a doozy: at -2.9%, far below the -1.8% expected and well
below the -1.0% second revision, it is an absolute disaster, and
is the worst print since Q1 2009.
Stone Cold Proof That Government Economic Numbers Are Being
Economic Collapse - For a long time, many have suspected that
they were being manipulated, and as you will see below we now
have stone cold proof that this is indeed the case.
HOA Threatens Homeowner With Fines and Foreclosure…Over a Flag
The Daily Sheeple - A Florida HOA sent a letter to a resident of
their community, stating that he owes $8000 in fees and
threatening him with a foreclosure lien on his home – over the
American flag he placed in a flower pot on his porch. Larry
Murphee lives in the Sweetwater community in Jacksonville,
Florida. He’s been battling his friendly neighborhood HOA over
the flag for more than two years.
House votes to expedite US natural gas exports
RT - The bill, which passed on Wednesday by a comfortable margin of
266-150, would allow for liquified natural gas (LNG) exports to non-Free
Trade Agreement countries – including Ukraine – to be expedited. The
legislation requires the US Department of Energy to clear applications
within 30 days, following an environmental review of LNG infrastructure.
DHS biometric program gets $250 million from Senate
RT - A Senate subcommittee this week approved a request from the
United States Department of Homeland Security for nearly a
quarter-of-a-billion dollars to be used on a state-of-the-art
biometric system. On Tuesday, the Senate Appropriations
Subcommittee on DHS green-lighted more than $47 billion to go
towards the agency as part of a request made for funding in
fiscal year 2015.
Digital dashboards: Google unveils voice-enabled Android Auto
RT - Google has officially entered the world of car technology,
unveiling its Android Auto interface on Wednesday. Using an
Android smartphone as the brain, the new system will turn
dashboards into mobile devices that can be fully navigated by
Hospital Networks Are Leaking Data, Leaving Critical Devices
Blacklisted News - The data, which in some cases enumerates
every computer and device on a hospital’s internal network,
would allow hackers to easily locate and map systems to conduct
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Monsanto Tries to Patent & Control Natural, Non-GMO Tomatoes
Natural Society - In an appalling attempt to patent yet another
seed, Monsanto has resorted to fraud to try to gain rights to a
naturally occurring, disease-resistant tomato.
Report: Electromagnetic Pollution is Harmful to
Global Healing Center - The study, recently
published in the British Medical Journal, found that
EMF pollution can cause irritability, insomnia,
difficulty concentrating, and a lack of appetite,
and the severity of these symptoms directly
correlated to exposure. That means that people
living in urban areas with multiple cell phone
towers in their radius are at a greater risk for
negative mental effects than those in suburban or
Monosodium glutamate and all its hidden forms: yeast
extract, TVP, hydrolyzed proteins and more
(NaturalNews) Monosodium glutamate, or MSG, has long
been at the center of health debates, with the Food
and Drug Administration saying the product is
"generally regarded as safe" (GRAS) on one side and
many scientific studies demonstrating the ill
effects of MSG on the other.
70,000 food additives approved by the FDA - What you
don't know will hurt you
(NaturalNews) There are over 70,000 food additives
approved by the FDA, from artificial ingredients to
genetically modified ones, and from "all natural" to
GRAS -- generally recognized as safe. Cosmetics and
personal care products are even worse, with
virtually no regulations on chemicals.
FDA’s Own Staff Questions New Ovarian Cancer Drug
from Big Pharma
Natural Society - Big Pharmal company AstraZeneca
wants approval for an experimental ovarian cancer
drug, Olaparib. But the FDA’s own staff is
questioning the claims.
VIDEO: This Might Be the Most Hilariously Awkward
Moment Ever on Capitol Hill
mediaite.com - There is nothing worse in this world
than being a U.S. lawmaker forced to hold hands with
other congressmen/women you hate, while singing “We
Shall Overcome,” in the middle of a public ceremony.
Via C-SPAN comes this video of the Democratic and
Republican leadership being forced to sing civil
rights marching songs during today’s ceremony
awarding Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott
King the Congressional Gold Medal.
- June 25, 2014 - Today In History:
1788 - Virginia ratified the U.S. Constitution and
became the 10th state of the United States.
1864 - Union troops surrounding Petersburg, VA,
began building a mine tunnel underneath the
1868 - The U.S. Congress enacted legislation
granting an eight-hour day to workers employed by
the Federal government.
1868 - Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, North
Carolina and South Carolina were readmitted to the
1876 - Lt. Col. Custer and the 210 men of U.S. 7th
Cavalry were killed by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at
Little Big Horn in Montana. The event is known as
"Custer's Last Stand."
1877 - In Philadelphia, PA, Alexander Graham Bell
demonstrated the telephone for Sir William Thomson
(Baron Kelvin) and Emperor Pedro II of Brazil at the
1917 - The first American fighting troops landed in
1950 - North Korea invaded South Korea initiating
the Korean War.
1951 - In New York, the first regular commercial
color TV transmissions were presented on CBS using
the FCC-approved CBS Color System. The public did
not own color TV's at the time.
1962 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the use of
unofficial non-denominational prayer in public
schools was unconstitutional.
1964 - U.S. President Lyndon Johnson ordered 200
naval personnel to Mississippi to assist in finding
three missing civil rights workers.
1973 - White House Counsel John Dean admitted that
U.S. President Nixon took part in the Watergate
1981 - The U.S. Supreme Court decided that male-only
draft registration was constitutional.
1990 - The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of an
individual, whose wishes are clearly made, to refuse
life-sustaining medical treatment. "The right to
die" decision was made in the Curzan vs.
1997 - U.S. air pollution standards were
significantly tightened by U.S. President Clinton.
1998 - The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the line-item
veto thereby striking down presidential power to
cancel specific items in tax and spending
1998 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that those
infected with HIV are protected by the Americans
With Disabilities Act.
2009 - Michael Jackson died at age 50 from an
overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol. (The
singer's doctor, Conrad Murray, was convicted of
US forces arrive in Baghdad to advise Iraqi troops
BBC - The first US troops deployed to assist the Iraqi army in combating
a growing Sunni militant insurgency have arrived and begun work, the
Pentagon has said. Nearly half the 300 special operations soldiers
promised by US President Barack Obama are in Baghdad or on the front
lines of the fight.
Meet "Osama Bin Bieber": ISIS' Latest Recruit
Zero Hedge - According to Al Arabiya, the young man, of Iraqi-Kurdish
descent, is nicknamed 'Osama Bin Bieber' after Canadian pop star Justin
Bieber due to his young appearance.
VIDEO: Israel launches air raids on Gaza Strip
Press TV - Israel has launched seven separate airstrikes on the besieged
Gaza Strip as the wave of aggression on the blockaded Palestinian
enclave continues unabated. On Tuesday, Israeli warplanes carried out
the air raids on the western, northern, central and southern areas of
the Gaza Strip.
Watchdog Asks Government to Distribute Emergency Nuke Pills to Canadians
Paul Joseph Watson - The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has asked
the government to distribute potassium iodide pills to Canadians living
within 10 kilometers of nuclear power plants, highlighting lingering
concerns over the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Genetically Modified Grass for Dairy Cows Sparks Concern
cryptogon.com - A plan to feed Australian dairy cows genetically
modified rye grass designed to boost milk production has sparked
concerns from both organic and non-organic farmers.
Unknown planes bomb ISIS positions in N. Iraq, Pentagon denies it’s US
RT - Unidentified bombers have reportedly launched an air strike on ISIS
positions in the northern Iraqi city of al-Qaim. Iraqi television has
claimed they are US planes, but the Pentagon has denied responsibility.
Putin asks Upper House to repeal decision allowing use of military force
RT - President Vladimir Putin has proposed that the upper house call off
the March 1 resolution allowing the head of state to use the armed
forces on the territory of Ukraine, said presidential press secretary
Putin Scores Another Historic Victory: Austria Signs South Stream
Pipeline Deal In Defiance Of Europe
Zero Hedge - Putin, earlier today, merely cemented the reality that it
is not so much about who controls the energy transit pipelines, but
whose influence controls Europe: America's or Russia's. "The US opposes
the Russian South Stream gas pipeline project because it wants to supply
gas to Europe itself, President Putin said on Tuesday. He called the
situation an "ordinary competitive struggle."
French scientists revive assault on pesticide, GM corn (Update)
phys.org - Scientists who wrote a contested study linking
pesticide-treated, genetically-modified corn with tumours and liver and
kidney disease in lab rats returned to the attack on Tuesday,
republishing their work online.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Next terrorist attack will be ‘far deadlier’ than 9/11, Dick
Press TV - Former US Vice President Dick Cheney says the next
terrorist attack in the United States will be “far deadlier”
than the September 11, 2001 attacks, adding that the threat
might come from a nuclear device. Cheney made the remarks on
Tuesday during an interview with the US-based Salem Radio
Doctors Warn of Looming Health Crisis Due to Flood of Young
Breitbart - Dr. Jane Orient, an internal medicine specialist and
the Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians
and Surgeons (AAPS), said that by admitting these huge groups of
children who come from countries where medical screenings are
minimal and hygiene is poor, the United States is at risk for
epidemics of serious diseases and viruses that the nation has
not seen in years.
Infectious disease encouraged to flood across border as Texas
feels brunt of immigration wave
Obama Judge Rules Border Fence Racist
Kurt Nimmo - A federal judge has ruled border protection
negatively impacts “indigenous communities” and “lower-income
Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes History Signing 5 Pro-gun
Liberty Crier - Last Friday, June 20, 2014, Florida Governor
Rick Scott signed 5 pro-gun bills into law. A strong supporter
of the Second Amendment, Governor Rick Scott has now signed more
pro-gun bills into law — in one term – than any other Governor
in Florida history. The bills are as follows...
Homeland Security Confirms They’re Paying to Ship and Release
Illegals ‘in the interior’
Adan Salazar - The Department of Homeland Security is now openly
admitting they’re using taxpayer funds to ship illegal
immigrants anywhere in the country they want to go, confirming
Infowars reports that federal agencies are standing down from
enforcing border security and instead escorting scores of
Central American immigrants deeper inside the US.
United Nations Seeks US-based Disarmament, Demobilization and
Mac Slavo - Given the rocky history between America’s gun owners
and the United Nations, chances are that the push for
disarmament will continue with more ferver than ever before. In
fact, a recent job posting at the United Nations website
suggests that the organization is not only working to get guns
out of the hands of American citizens, they are actively
preparing personnel to assist in what they call “disarmament,
demobilization and reintegration” activities.
Federal judge says no-fly list rules are unconstitutional
RT - A federal judge in Oregon said Tuesday that the rules
surrounding the use of a no-fly list managed by the United
States government violates the constitutional rights of the US
citizens included therein.
Woman Says DHS Forced Her to Strip Naked at Gunpoint During
Terrifying Dawn Raid
Paul Joseph Watson - Kari Edwards said she and her boyfriend
were forced to strip naked at gunpoint during a terrifying
Department of Homeland Security dawn raid on their Florida home
which lasted for two hours.
Sandy Hook School Shooting Online Chats Result in Firing of New
fairfield.patch.com - A former Fox Lane High School English
teacher who allegedly wrote in online conversations with a
"medium" that the government was behind the Sandy Hook
Elementary School shooting, is suing the school district for
YouTube: You Won't Believe Why These 3 People Were Sentenced to
A single mother addicted to drugs. A man so desperate to pay for
medical treatment that he tried unsuccessfully to sell
methamphetamines. A guy busted for selling LSD and another who
got in trouble for selling marijuana. One thing all four of
these victims of the drug war have in common is that they've
been sentenced to spend many years in jail, regardless of
whether the judges of their cases even wanted that outcome.
If The Clintons Are Worth 50 Million, Why Do They Get Nearly A
Million A Year From The Taxpayers?
Economic Collapse - Since leaving the White House, the Clintons
have earned at least 100 million dollars and currently have a
net worth of up to 50 million dollars. So why in the world do
the taxpayers need to give Bill Clinton $944,000 to fund his
extravagant lifestyle in 2014?
California Assembly Nullifies Dollar Monopoly, Clears Way for
Activist Post - Yesterday, California Assemblymember Roger
Dickinson’s (D-Sacramento) bill AB 129 addressing alternative
currencies, passed the Assembly 52-11, and is headed to the
Governor for approval. Modern methods of payment have expanded
beyond cash or credit card.
US set to allow crude oil exports after four decade ban
RT - The US Commerce Department has given the go-ahead to
several companies to export crude oil, a big policy change
essentially ending a ban in place for the last four decades. At
question is whether the end of the ban will mean higher prices
at the pump.
Pesticides linked to honeybee decline are affecting other
species, scientists say
RT - Neurotoxic pesticides blamed for the decline of honeybees
is also harming butterflies, worms, fish, and birds, and
contaminating habitats worldwide which are crucial for food
production and wildlife, scientists have concluded after a
Last Chance for Some Brain Injured Veterans
Alliance for Natural Health - Will oxygen treatment finally be
allowed by the government?... According to mainstream medicine,
there is no “specific treatment” for mTBI/PPCS. Instead, doctors
attempt to allay symptoms through the use of dangerous migraine
drugs, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications, including
Veterangate: VA whistleblower says records of deceased vets were
RT - A Veteran Affairs employee has come forward claiming that
government officials doctored the medial records of deceased
veterans in order to hide the fact that they died waiting for
Intel Developing “Kill Switch” For Laptops
Paul Joseph Watson - Intel is developing a “kill switch” for
laptops that would enable the remote monitoring and disabling of
devices, a disturbing prospect given the firm’s link with the
National Security Agency.... The technology is being marketed as
a way of deterring theft but is likely to cause consternation
amongst privacy advocates.
App turns power button into panic button for activists at risk
Wired - Amnesty international has launched an open-source 'Panic
Button' app designed to help human rights activists at risk from
attack, kidnap or torture. The Android app -- which can be
disguised as a calculator on the mobile phone -- can send an SMS
distress signal to other activists so that they can mobilise
action within the first few hours.
Pirate Radio Station for $55 Could Help Decentralize Big-Telecom
Land Destroyer Report - While a single pirate radio transmitter
will not change the tide in the information war, each small step
taken moves people forward, together in much greater strides.
The demonstrated ability to create cheap radio transmitters with
open source hardware and broadcast media across a given local
range has great implications.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Corporations taking over the world food supply via farmland
(NaturalNews) A shocking UN report finds that these small farms
are shrinking, but surprisingly produce, on average, 70 percent
of the world's food supply! This shows how unimportant and
inefficient corporate factory farms really are, in terms of
amount of food they produce per area of land. These industrial
farms control 75 percent of the farmland but only produce about
30 percent of the world's food.
Five garden herbs to fight cancer
(NaturalNews) There are a number of reasons why a person might
plant a garden. One of the most popular reasons for doing so is
to have fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs to use in cooking and
at the table.
EU surpasses US as world’s biggest agri-food exporter
RT - The EU became the world's biggest exporter of agricultural
foodstuffs in 2013. Goods worth $163 billion left the EU,
beating the US figure of $156 billion. Sales were driven by
record exports to China and other emerging markets....One of the
main reasons US exports have been hit is a drought that affected
sales of soya bean and cotton. Low Chinese prices also impacted
US exports with neighboring Canada looking east for imports.
30 Signs That You’re One of Those “Crazy Preppers”
Organic Prepper - Here are the top 30 signs, should you ever be
the subject of a nationwide manhunt, that you too will be
considered a “Crazy Prepper on the Loose“...
The FDA’s obesity “logic” hurts Americans—and endangers
Alliance for Natural Health - On June 17, an FDA advisory panel
moved closer to full FDA approval on VBLOC—a new implant
designed to curb appetite by electrocuting stomach nerves....
The side effects of VBLOC, produced by EnteroMedics, Inc.,
include pain, heartburn, constipation, nausea, depression,
diarrhea, infection, organ or nerve damage, device movement, and
Viagra Frisky Might Be Melanoma Risky
Dr. Mercola - Men who have ever used Viagra have nearly twice
the risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than
men who have never used the drug, according to new research
published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Those who had used the drug
recently had an 84 percent greater melanoma risk.
Diets lacking fresh, whole foods lead to multiple chronic
diseases, study confirms
(NaturalNews) It's no secret that a nutritious diet is the key
to living a healthy life; however, until now, scientists hadn't
produced any studies directly linking poor nutrition to the
development of multiple chronic diseases over time.
Sauerkraut: the probiotic king
(NaturalNews)A 4-6-ounce serving of homemade sauerkraut that was
recently analyzed in a lab showed that it contained literally 10
trillion bacteria! To provide perspective, 2 ounces of raw
sauerkraut made at home had more probiotics than a 100-count
bottle of probiotic capsules. To look at it another way, 16
ounces (2 cups) of sauerkraut is equal to eight bottles of
Artichokes boost brain health, have other incredible health
(NaturalNews) June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month.
Many foods deservedly stand in the healthy spotlight for their
ability to help heal and keep the body functioning at optimal
levels, and the artichoke is no different.
Cannabis Oil Cures 8 Month Old Infant of Cancer, Dissolving
Large Inoperable Tumor In 8 Months
preventdisease.com - According to Dr. William Courtney, the
western medical mind has a very hard if not impossible time
trying to understand the diverse actions of Cannabidiol. He
explains how his youngest patient who is 8 months old, had a
very massive centrally located inoperable brain tumor. The
child's father pushed for non-traditional treatment utilizing
cannabis and put cannabinoid oil on the baby's pacifier twice
per day, gradually increasing the dose. Within two months there
was a dramatic reduction.
7 Simple Ways to Unclog Your Arteries Naturally
Green Med Info - We all want to live a long life, but did you
know eating these simple foods has been proven scientifically to
prevent and in some cases reverse the #1 cause of death in the
Black Sesame Seed Reduces High Blood Pressure
Green Med Info - New research finds black sesame seed reduces
hypertension and exert antioxidant effects. Do white sesame
seeds have the same capacity?
3 New Studies Confirm Dangers of BPA and Substitutes
Natural Blaze - Following are 3 new studies that highlight the
dangers to both humans and nature from the presence of these
toxins that are still deemed acceptable by the EPA, which
continues to urge that the public does not even have a right to
know about where BPA and its substitutes appear.
Bach Flower Therapy: Higher Order Energetic Helpers
Natural Blaze - Only now is alternative and holistic medicine
beginning to fully understand what Dr. Bach knew and wrote in
his book titled 'Heal Thyself' in 1930. According to Dr. Bach,
in every situation in which the personality, behaviour patterns,
or thinking (stress) are in disharmony or disturbance, we find
energy loss. The problem will first show up as negative
moods/thoughts; later they manifest in physical weakness, and
finally in established disease.
Before You Call Animal Control...
Activist Post - The evolution of animal control in
the U.S. has been around as a part of governance
since the 1800s. Now the lines between police and
local animal control have been blurred, as animal
control is most often a part of police
- June 24, 2014 - Today In History:
1675 - King Philip's War began when Indians massacre
colonists at Swansee, Plymouth colony.
1717 - The Freemasons were founded in London.
1861 - Federal gunboats attacked Confederate
batteries at Mathias Point, Virginia.
1862 - U.S. intervention saved the British and
French at the Dagu forts in China.
1896 - Booker T. Washington became the first African
American to receive an honorary MA degree from
1910 - The Japanese army invaded Korea.
1940 - France signed an armistice with Italy.
1940 - TV cameras were used for the first time in a
political convention as the Republicans convened in
1941 - U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt pledged all
possible support to the Soviet Union.
1955 - Soviet MIG's down a U.S. Navy patrol plane
over the Bering Strait.
1964 - The Federal Trade Commission announced that
starting in 1965, cigarette manufactures would be
required to include warnings on their packaging
about the harmful effects of smoking.
1968 - "Resurrection City," a shantytown constructed
as part of the Poor People's March on Washington
D.C., was closed down by authorities.
1970 - The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to
repeal the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
1982 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that no
president could be sued for damages connected with
actions taken while serving as President
of the United States.
1997 - The U.S. Air Force released a report on the
"Roswell Incident," suggesting the alien bodies
witnesses reported seeing in 1947 were actually
2002 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juries, not
judges, must make the decision to give a convicted
killer the death penalty.
2004 - Federal investigators questioned President
George W. Bush for more than an hour in connection
with the news leak of a CIA operative's name.
2006 - Patsy Ramsey, who was thrust into the
national spotlight by the unsolved slaying of her
daughter JonBenet, died at age 49.
2009 - After going AWOL for seven days, South
Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford admitted that he had
secretly flown to Argentina to visit his mistress.
2011 - New York State legalized same-sex marriage.
ISIS takes over Iraq's main oil refinery at Baiji - reports
RT - Sunni militants have gained full control over Iraq’s main oil
refinery at Baiji, south of Mosul, according to media reports.
Kerry presses Maliki as Iraq loses control of Syrian, Jordanian borders
(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Iraq’s prime minister
in Baghdad on Monday to push for more inclusive leadership, as Nuri al-Maliki’s
forces abandoned the border with Jordan, leaving the entire Western
frontier beyond government control.
VIDEO: Israel threatens Syria with more attacks
Press TV - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened that
Israel would carry out more assaults against Syria, following recent
airstrikes and shelling against targets inside the Arab country.
Central Banks in Other Countries to Require Biometrics to Bank
The Daily Sheeple - In addition to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s new
cashless policy... a new biometric program will require customers to
sign up for a Bank Verification Number and present themselves at any
branch for fingerprinting (all 10 fingers), facial image capture, and
CIA and MI6 knew about ISIS assault in advance, failed to react
RT - According to a report by the UK-based Telegraph, senior Kurdish
intelligence officials said they tried to explain to their allies in the
CIA, MI6, and the central Iraqi government that the members of the
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) could represent a great threat to
Iraq's stability, but that those warnings failed to spark any action.
'Allah chose you': ISIS & other jihadist groups recruit children in
Syria for suicide missions
RT - Syrian rebel groups, including ISIS fighters, have been recruiting
10-17-year-old children for military operations sometimes under the
guise of offering education, says HRW. The teens were taught how to use
weapons and were even sent on suicide missions.
Netanyahu Endorses ISIS Invasion of Iran
Kurt Nimmo - Netanyahu told the United States to stay out of the fight
currently developing in Iraq and allow both sides to annihilate each
other. "Don’t strengthen either of them. Weaken both," he advised.
Gas flows via Ukraine to Europe stable: Gazprom
Press TV - Russia’s state gas giant Gazprom has assured that the
country’s gas flows to Europe through Ukraine is in a steady state amid
a pricing dispute between Moscow and Kiev.
EU FMs threaten Russia with more sanctions over Ukraine
Press TV - Several European foreign ministers have threatened Russia
with further sanctions unless Moscow prevents an alleged flow of arms
and gunmen from its border areas into Ukraine…The remarks come as
leaders of the 28-member bloc are expected to discuss tougher sanctions
against Moscow on June 27 in a meeting, which will be attended by
Ukraine's new Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.
Germany Gives Up On Trying To Repatriate Its Gold, Will Leave It In The
Fed's "Safe Hands"
Zero Hedge - Germany appears to have given up entirely in its attempt to
recover gold which simply is not there, and as Michael Krieger reports,
citing Bloomberg, has decided to keep "it" at the NY Fed after all. That
is to say, in the "safe hands" of former Goldmanite Bill Dudley.
VIDEO: 6/23/2014 — 8.0M Earthquake and Tsunami strike Alaska — Aleutian
Islands — Major West Pacific activity
Dutchsinse - A large earthquake has struck the Western Aleutian Islands
in Alaska. Measuring a preliminary 8.0 magnitude, producing a Tsunami
warning / watch across the region.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
South Dakota wants to impeach President Obama. They’ll have to
get in line
Washington Post - Among the many political imperatives
identified by the South Dakota Republican Party for 2014 this
past weekend was impeaching President Obama for violating "his
oath of office in numerous ways."
'We have a problem with you, and you have a problem maintaining
your credibility': House Republicans slam IRS commissioner
Daily Mail - Republicans dropped a hammer on IRS Commissioner
John Koskinen during a testy hearing covering the disappearance
of emails tied to the agency's tea party targeting scandal.
Mississippi Is the Most Corrupt State, Says a New Study
New American - Based on the number of convictions for violating
federal corruption laws, Mississippi — a state with just three
million citizens — ranks at the very top of the list of all
states, according to a recent study.
Legal memo backing drone strike is released
Washington Post - The document was released under order of the
U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York and provides
the most detailed explanation to date for the legal reasoning
behind Awlaki’s killing.
At least 49 large military drones crashed over US since 2001 -
RT - A minimum of 49 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) operated by
the US armed forces have suffered major crashes in US airspace
since 2001, a worrying number considering the thousands of
civilian drones set to flood American skies in the coming
Feds Stand Down As U.S. Border Collapses
Kit Daniels - The decrease of Border Patrol activity in the
border city of Brownsville, Texas, highlights how not only is
the Border Patrol stretched too thin, but its agents are also
being pressured to stand down from enforcing immigration laws.
Additionally, the feds are ensuring a media blackout of the
border collapse by closing down areas near the border which have
traditionally been open to the public.
Police to Get X-Ray Scanner For Vehicle Inspections & “Public
Paul Joseph Watson - A new portable backscatter device designed
to perform x-rays of objects is set to be used by police
departments to inspect vehicles as well as for “public safety,”
according to the company behind the new scanner. The video for
the handheld MINI Z Backscatter imaging scanner, developed by
American Science and Engineering Inc (AS&E), brags that it will
“allow operators to see more than ever in more places than
Poll Shows 92% of Citizens Want GMOs to be Labeled
Natural Society - While we can argue that government regulation
of GE crops that have already spread to over 79% of the world is
a failed prospect for ridding genetically modified organisms
from our diets, a whopping 92% of US citizens are asking their
government to label GE foods, according to a new poll from
Hillary Clinton Tells Reporter She “Deserves” to be President
Kurt Nimmo - Hillary Clinton revealed the prevailing attitude of
the elite during an interview with a freelance reporter in
One in Four Americans Has No Emergency Savings
WSJ - Even those who manage to save aren’t putting away enough.
As many as two-thirds of people in the U.S. don’t have the
recommended six months of expenses saved. The percentage of
people with savings enough to cover at least three months shrank
to 40 % in 2014, compared with 45%, a year earlier.
Hillary Clinton Has Got To Be Joking – This Is What ‘Dead Broke’
Actually Looks Like…
Economic Collapse - During a recent interview with Diane Sawyer,
Hillary Clinton claimed that Bill and her were "dead broke" when
they left the White House. And then on Sunday, Hillary told the
Guardian that they are not "truly well off" despite having
earned about a hundred million dollars since leaving the White
House and owning a couple of luxury homes.
Detroit has cut off the water supply to thousands of residents -
and now activists have taken their fight to the UN
The Independent - Activists angered by the closing of water
accounts for thousands of people behind in their payments have
taken their fight to the United Nations…The Blue Planet Project,
an organization promoting access to clean water, last week
submitted a critical report to Catarina de Albuquerque, the UN’s
Special Rapporteur on its resolution for the right to safe
drinking water and sanitation.
Pennsylvania Health Dept. Accused of Ordering Employees to not
Speak to Residents who Complained about Fracking
AllGov - Nurse Tammy Stuck and program specialist Marshall P.
Deasy III say they were given orders not to talk to concerned
citizens who called the department with questions about
Hormone-disrupting activity of fracking chemicals worse than
Natural Blaze - Many chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, or
fracking, can disrupt not only the human body's reproductive
hormones but also the glucocorticoid and thyroid hormone
receptors, which are necessary to maintain good health, a new
Lawsuit: Police Shot 95-year-old WWII Veteran to Death With Bean
Paul Joseph Watson - The $5 million dollar lawsuit alleges that
police should have known that the 190mph bean bag rounds would
have caused injury or death to Wrana, with family members
insisting that the 95-year-old was “not a threat to anyone.”
Attorney Jim Sotos, who is representing the six police officers,
claims that lethal force was justified because Wrana threatened
to throw a knife at them.
Army Drawdown Continues: 1,100 Captains to Be Cut
Military.com - The Army drawdown continues this week, when about
1,100 Army captains will receive word that their military
careers are about to end. Another 500 majors will get the same
news in early July. The cuts were planned by officer separation
and early retirement boards that convened this spring to review
19,000 active-duty officers for possible early separation. It's
all part of the Army's effort to smoothly trim down to a number
that, thanks to federal budgetary uncertainty, remains unclear.
Welcome to 1984? Google acquires home security camera company
extremetech.com - Google is moving quickly to establish a
foothold in your home: After acquiring Nest Labs and its smart
thermostat and smoke detector, Google is now acquiring Dropcam —
a startup that makes cloud-based security cameras for your home
— for $555 million in cash.
Heartbleed Still Affects More Than 300,000 Servers, So Here’s
How To Protect Yourself
Business Insider - Until more servers are patched, here’s what
you can do to keep you and your data protected while on the
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Fears of EPA ‘land grab’ create groundswell against water rule
The Hill - Lawmakers are up in arms over an Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) proposal that they fear could give
federal officials expansive new powers over private property and
Shocking Agricultural Crisis Looms For One of The World's
Largest Coconut Producers Thanks To The Chemical Industry
preventdisease.com - Coconut oil is one of the healthiest oils
in the world, and you may have noticed the price creeping up in
the last few years. One of the reasons is due to the looming
agricultural crisis in the Philippines, one of the world's
largest coconut producers. The coconut industry, which supports
millions of Filipinos is slowly dying because of a massive
insect infestation that has to date claimed 2 million trees.
DNA from GMOs can pass directly into humans, study confirms
(NaturalNews) The idea that DNA from genetically modified
organisms (GMOs) is broken down in the digestive tract and
rendered innocuous, a common industry claim, is patently false.
Campaign launched to halt synthetic biology food ingredients
(NaturalNews) Genetic engineering is evolving into a whole new
monster with the recent introduction of synthetic biology, a new
technology that involves inserting computer-generated DNA into
genetically modified (GM) yeast for the purpose of fermenting
Dis-Honest Tea CEO in Hot Water? Why Organic Brands Must
Dissociate Themselves from Junk Food Industry
Dr. Mercola - Coca-Cola, which is part owner of the organic
brand Honest Tea, has donated millions of dollars to anti-GMO
labeling campaigns to make sure genetically engineered
ingredients remain hidden. Conflicting interests between Honest
Tea and Coca-Cola appear to have resulted in false statements
that are anything but transparent.
Maintaining vision, boosting immunity: the best natural sources
of vitamin A
(NaturalNews) Vitamin A is the name given to a group of
fat-soluble antioxidant compounds. It is considered an essential
vitamin, and performs a large number of roles in the body
including maintaining vision, supporting the immune system and
aiding gene transcription.
Trans fat foods to avoid: the 5 worst offenders
(NaturalNews) Sure, foods containing trans fat taste great and
stay fresh longer, but they are also bad for your health in a
multitude of ways, including raising bad cholesterol, lowering
good cholesterol and increasing inflammation.
Ovarian Cancer: What We Think We Know May Harm Us
Green Med Info - What do we really know about ovarian cancer
risk and the 'gene mutations' considered largely responsible for
increasing it? The answer is quite surprising and opens up the
possibility for a radical change in how we diagnosis and treat
the most lethal gynecological cancer in existence.
Osteoporosis Is Scurvy of the Bone, Not Calcium Deficiency
Green Med Info - It saddens me to see older women diagnosed with
“osteopenia” or “osteoporosis” listening to their doctors and
taking supplemental calcium and even problematic drugs called
bisphosphonates. These are irrational, dogmatic, harmful
approaches to the problem of degrading bone as we age.
Why Most Calcium Supplement Recommendations are DEAD WRONG
Green Med Info - An alarming new meta-analysis published in the
journal Nutrients titled, "Cardiovascular Effects of Calcium
Supplements," brings to the forefront the serious though mainly
downplayed health risks associated with calcium supplementation,
concluding they increase the risk of heart attack by 27%-31% and
the risk of stroke by 12%-20%.
Pomegranate-Polyphenol Food Blend Reduces Prostate PSA Rise
Green Med Info - A new clinical study confirms that pomegranate,
combined with other polyphenol-rich foods, can significantly
reduce prostate enlargement and cancer risk among men.
Drinking 3 Litres of Water Per Day Made This Woman Look Ten
preventdisease.com - After years of suffering headaches and poor
digestion Sarah Smith spoke to a neurologist about regular
headaches as well as a nutritionist about poor digestion. Both
told her she should be drinking up to three litres of liquid a
day for my body to function at its best. This is what happened
after 4 weeks of drinking 3 litres of water daily.
Is Your Pet Eating Trash Fish?
Susan Thixton - A Boise Idaho weekly newspaper - the
Boise Weekly - has published a telling story of a
"poorly kept secret." "Thailand's fishing industry -
a key supplier to the US - is entangled in barbaric
slavery." Most specific, per the story, is "trash
fish" - a commodity reliant on forced labor and sold
to pet food/animal food industry.
Don’t Feed This to Your Pets – It Can Make Them
Obese and Sick - Report
Dr. Becker - The report is titled The Biologically
Appropriate Food Concept and the Dietary Needs of
Dogs and Cats, and while it is essentially an
info-marketing piece, it contains a great deal of
factual information I think pet owners will find
useful. For example, the authors point out that
despite thousands of years of domestication and our
inclination to "humanize" them, dogs continue to
share 99 percent of their DNA with wolves.
- June 23, 2014 - Today In History:
1836 - The U.S. Congress approved the Deposit Act,
which contained a provision for turning over surplus
federal revenue to the states.
1860 - The U.S. Secret Service was created to arrest
1865 - Confederate General Stand Watie, who was also
a Cherokee chief, surrendered the last sizable
Confederate army at Ft Towson, in the OK Territory.
1902 - Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy renewed
the Triple Alliance for a 12 year duration.
1926 - The first lip reading tournament in America
was held in Philadelphia, PA.
1931 - Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from New
York on the first round-the-world flight in a
1938 - The Civil Aeronautics Authority was
1938 - Marineland opened near St. Augustine,
1947 - The U.S. Senate joined the House in
overriding President Truman's veto of the
1951 - Soviet U.N. delegate Jacob Malik proposed
cease-fire discussions in the Korean War.
1952 - The U.S. Air Force bombed power plants on
Yalu River, Korea.
1956 - Gamal Abdel Nasser was elected president of
1964 - Henry Cabot Lodge resigned as the U.S. envoy
to Vietnam and was succeeded by Maxwell Taylor.
1966 - Civil Rights marchers in Mississippi were
dispersed by tear gas.
1972 - U.S. President Nixon and White House chief of
staff H.R. Haldeman discussed a plan to use the CIA
to obstruct the FBI's Watergate investigation.
2003 - Apple Computer Inc. unveiled the new Power
Mac desktop computer.
2004 - The U.S. proposed that N. Korea agree to a
series of nuclear disarmament measures over a
three-month period in exchange for economic
2013 - In Arizona, aerialist Nik Wallenda completed
a quarter mile tightrope walk over the Little
Colorado River Gorge.
Isis captures more Iraqi towns and border crossings
The Guardian - Jihadist fighters in Iraq seized three border crossings
into Syria and Jordan and four nearby towns over the weekend, giving the
Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) control over much of the
country's western frontier and directly threatening the country's main
Israel strikes 9 military targets in Syria
Rt - Nine Syrian military targets have been hit by Israeli jets and
guided missiles, the IDF says, claiming it was a decisive response to a
series of cross-border shootings to protect the citizens of Israel.
Captain of missing MH370 flight identified as prime suspect – report
RT - The captain of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now the prime
suspect in the ongoing investigation into the plane’s mysterious
disappearance, after police found suspicious evidence in his house,
according to a media report.
Rand Paul: US arming ISIS terrorists
Press TV - Paul has told NBC News’s ‘Meet the Press’ that the US
government has been funding ISIS's allies and supporting the terrorist
group in Syria. “They're emboldened because we've been supporting them …
It could be Assad [could have] wiped these people out months ago,” the
Kentucky senator said.
ISIL using US vehicles to fight Syria rivals - Middle East
Al Jazeera - For the first time, ISIL combatants have been using US-made
Humvees - four-wheel drive military vehicles - in fighting in northern
areas of Syria's Aleppo province, the British-based Syrian Observatory
for Human Rights said on Sunday.
RT office in Ramallah raided by IDF
RT - The IDF raided the Palmedia company building in the West Bank city
overnight on Friday. The troops broke down the doors of several offices,
destroyed some of the equipment and confiscated records, RT’s
correspondent Yafa Staiti reported.
ISIS In Iraq and The Path To Iran
Brandon Turbeville - Recently, I wrote an article entitled, “The
Clandestine Reasons For ISIS Taking Over Iraq,” where I suggested there
were at least two possible reasons out of several for NATO powers to
direct ISIS fighters in their rampage across Iraq and subsequent seizure
of large swaths of territory in that country.
US Propaganda Accidentally Exposes Nazi Crimes in Ukraine
Tony Cartalucci - The Interpreter Magazine is a "special project" of the
Institute of Modern Russia. By "Modern Russia," its creators mean,
Russia as imagined by Wall Street and London. The "institute" is run by
disgraced Russian billionaire oligarch, convicted criminal, and
long-time Western proxy Mikhail Khodorkovsky, his son, and Washington
Exxon starts major evacuation as conditions worsen in Iraq, official
bizjournals.com - Exxon Mobil Corp. has started a “major evacuation” in
Iraq as insurgents cause chaos throughout the war-torn country, Money
Ebola out of control: Doctors Without Borders
Press TV - Doctors Without Borders has said the Ebola outbreak in West
African nations is "totally out of control," calling for more help in
dealing with the disease.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
US Senate committee approves $960 mn for Pakistan in 2015
dawn.com - The amount is intended to target women development,
education and unemployment in the country. However, it is $65.8
million less than President Obama’s request of $1.03 billion. Of
this amount, the bill is said to have allocated $816 million for
IRS Fired Email-Archiving Firm After Lerner Crash
The Daily Caller - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cancelled
its longtime relationship with an email-storage contractor just
weeks after ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s computer crashed and
shortly before other IRS officials’ computers allegedly crashed.
NSA Restrictions Pass House By Large Margin
usnews.com - The House-approved legislation would prohibit the
NSA and the CIA from foisting surveillance-facilitating product
redesigns on tech companies and require a warrant for access to
American Internet records collected under Section 702 of the
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
VIDEO: Migrants amassing at Rio Grande’s edge
azcentral.com - Fourteen-year-old Brayan Duban Soler Redando
left Honduras in April after hearing a rumor that children who
can make it to the U.S. are being given permission to stay so
they can go to school.
Government Advertised In JANUARY For “Escorts” For 65,000
Illegal Alien Children To Be “Resettled”
weaselzippers.us - This advertisement raises a lot of questions.
There is a lot of specificity reflected in this document that
seeks to deal with an influx that hadn’t as yet happened. How
could they know 65,000, even breaking down the percentages that
would be covered by ground, charter and air transportation?
Chicago to Implement Street Pole Spy Boxes in the Name of
Activist Post - Planners from the Urban Center for Computation
and Data, part of a joint initiative between the University of
Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, are implementing a
project called “Array of things,” in which spy boxes disguised
on light poles will collect data.
Americans are getting into debt to afford food, gas
MarketWatch - Further down the credit spectrum, the world of
consumer debt has changed even more profoundly. For the
“have-nots,” the continued absence of wage growth has resulted
in an unprecedented boom of non-discretionary credit. Ordinary
life in America now simply requires more debt rather than less
to live. It is needs, not wants, that are behind the
post-banking-crisis growth in consumer credit.
Coming Soon: Americans to be Taxed for Every Mile They Drive
The Daily Sheeple - This is about more than just generating
revenue or saving the planet from all of those “greenhouse
gases”. This is part of the Agenda 21 lot to corral people in
one place. It is to discourage people from living outside the
city and commuting to work. It is a plan that will force many to
rely on public transportation. Lots of people in a small area
are far easier to control than people scattered about in wide
The Collapse Calendar reveals when failures likely to occur in
banking, agriculture, nuclear power, pandemic disease and more
(NaturalNews) In the movie Knowing, starring Nicholas Cage, the
main character is faced with the burden of comprehending a
written code revealing the exact dates and GPS coordinates of
large-scale catastrophic events. The movie is outstanding and
well worth watching, by the way, but could it ever be true?
Inflation? Only If You Look At Food, Water, Gas, Electricity And
Economic Collapse - Have you noticed that prices are going up
rapidly? If so, you are certainly not alone. But Federal Reserve
chair Janet Yellen, the Obama administration and the mainstream
media would have us believe that inflation is completely under
control and exactly where it should be.
Stockman bill allows taxpayers to use same lame excuses as IRS
Congressman Steve Stockman - Taxpayers who do not produce
documents for the Internal Revenue Service will be able to offer
a variety of dubious excuses under legislation introduced by
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) a week after the IRS offered an
incredibly dubious excuse for its failure to turn documents over
to House investigators.
Goldman Sachs Involved in Fraudulent Activities in Toxic
Global Research - A former Goldman Sachs trader who helped the
bank bet against toxic mortgage-backed securities it was palming
off to investors is attempting to sue his former employer
because he says his multimillion-dollar pay package did not
reflect the billions of dollars the bank earned as a result of
The Military Now Has X-Ray Guns
Defense One - The recently released X-ray gun is the first
device of its kind that a soldier or would-be superhero can hold
in her hands. It’s about the size of a breadbox and works with
the press of a button, allowing the user to actually see the
outline of organic material buried behind cloth, leather or even
aluminum by running the X-ray gun over the material and zapping
it with low-level X-rays.
HAARP's future uncertain as Air Force plans to dismantle program
RT - The US Air Force has given Congress official notice that it
plans to start dismantling its Alaska-based High Frequency
Active Auroral Research Program ahead of the site’s shutdown
later this summer.The controversial program, also known as HAARP,
has been home to a large number of conspiracy theories, but it
will officially be taken offline at the conclusion of a final
research experiment in June.
Want To Know Who Funds A Politician? Now There’s An App For That
forwardprogressives.com - Have you ever read a news story or
watched a YouTube video and wondered exactly which industry a
politician was working for and where the money for their
campaigns came from?
6 reasons not to buy smartphone
bankrate.com - Beyond possibly killing the planet slowly with
radiation and radio waves, your smartphone could actually be an
actor in your own untimely demise.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Opponents rally against Missouri 'right to farm'
Rolla Daily News - Opponents of a Missouri ballot measure that
would create a "right to farm" asserted Thursday that the
proposed constitutional amendment could make it harder to
enforce environmental regulations against corporate farms.
FBI Raids Home of Dangerous Doomsday Prepper: Agents Find
Legally Owned Firearms, Barrels of Food
Mac Slavo - The Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law
enforcement agencies blasted alerts all over the country earlier
this week advising Americans to be on the lookout for ‘Doomsday
Prepper’ Martin Winters, who police say was stockpiling over
fifty “high powered” rifles, deadly booby traps and food in
preparation for an “end times” event.
Urban gardening survival secrets: some ways to grow food in any
city even when your life depends on it
(NaturalNews) If you want to grow enough food for yourself and
your family - enough that can sustain you in hard times - you'd
need several acres of prime farmland, right? In a word, no. All
you need is some guidance on what to grow and how to grow it, as
well as a few trips to the local home improvement store. Oh, and
some friends who share your vision.
How to Seal Food in Mylar Bags
Natural Blaze - One of the very first things I learned to do
when I started to prep was seal food in Mylar bags. As simple as
this sounds, you would not believe the gyrations I went through
to make this happen.
Cayenne pepper makes herbs up to 75% more effective,
aids weight loss, offers pain relief, improves
circulation and heals ulcers
(NaturalNews) Cayenne is a catalyst. It's added to
many herbal blends to help them perform better.
Clinical studies conducted with cayenne pepper and
ginkgo biloba have revealed that ginkgo is 75% more
effective when used with cayenne due to cayenne's
ability to improve circulation.
Ginger reduces chronic inflammation, pain and
migraines, helps digestion, diabetes and more
(NaturalNews) This spicy herb also helps reduce
chronic inflammation, pain and migraines. Ginger has
been shown to help treat ulcers, gout and diabetes
complications. It's a fantastic aid for those with
digestive issues and has even been shown to beat
several kinds of cancer cells. Gingerol and shogaol,
two compounds found in ginger, are thought to be the
active compounds responsible for ginger's many
Oxygenating your body's cells can reduce
inflammation and insulin resistance
(NaturalNews) For the first time, researchers have
uncovered the mechanism by which an unhealthy diet
leads to type 2 diabetes, in a study conducted by
researchers from the University of California, San
Diego, and published in the journal Cell on June 5.
The Top Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables
Dr. Mercola - A new study analyzed levels of 17
nutrients in food considered to be important to
lower your risk of heart disease and cancer in order
to determine the top powerhouse fruits and
vegetables. Topping the list in terms of nutrient
density are watercress, Chinese cabbage, chard, beet
greens, and spinach.
Butter Is Back—Processed Foods Are Identified as
Real Culprits in Heart Disease
Dr. Mercola - Refined carbs, sugar, and trans fats
found in processed foods are the real enemy—not the
saturated fats found in foods such as butter, lard,
or eggs.... A recent review found no basis for
guidelines that recommend increased consumption of
polyunsaturated fats to lower your cardiac risk,
calling into question all of the standard
nutritional guidelines related to heart health.
Four foods rich in essential magnesium
(NaturalNews) Magnesium is a vital macromineral that
is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in
the body. It regulates enzyme reactions, aids the
production of ATP, helps the body transport ions
across the cell membranes and much more.
Secret email, letter reveal psychiatry to be a total
(NaturalNews) There are few professions more
disingenuous than modern psychiatry, an inherently
corrupt medical paradigm that interprets human
behavioral variances through the lens of made-up
"mental disorders," nearly all of which demand
expensive pharmaceutical drug interventions.
Only 18 confirmed US flu deaths in 2001. What?!
Activist Post - In December of 2005, the British
Medical Journal (BMJ online) published a shocking
report by Peter Doshi, which created tremors through
the halls of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC),
where “the experts” used to tell the press that
36,000 people in the US die every year from the flu.
Here is a quote from Doshi’s report...
Antibiotic use in infants linked to asthma
(NaturalHealth365) Many parents of children with
autism, ADHD, asthma and allergies (the 4 A’s) note
that their children were frequently on antibiotics.
A recent study found a link between antibiotic use
during the first year of life and the development of
MSG linked to obesity and liver disease
(NaturalHealth365) MSG (monosodium glutamate), one
of the most commonly used food additive, has been
linked to obesity, metabolic syndrome and
progressive liver disease.
Grape Skin Extract the Newest Treatment for
Natural Blaze - The study from the National Center
for Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the
National Institutes of Health has provided $2.1
million to this transitional study to look into the
effectiveness of grape skin extract in stomping out
the effects of hyperglycemia, as well as its safety
and effectiveness in treating type 2 diabetes.
Sugar substitutes for diabetics: Five sugars that
are OK to eat
(NaturalNews) Most experts advise avoiding eating
sweet and sugary foods to help ensure that blood
glucose and insulin levels remain as stable as
possible, but cutting out sugar entirely isn't
realistic for most people. Luckily, there are
several natural sugar substitutes that make
satisfying your sweet tooth a tasty possibility --
and many have health benefits in addition to their
- June 20, 2014 - Today In History:
1782 - The U.S. Congress approved the Great Seal of
the United States.
1793 - Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent.
He received the patent on March 14. The cotton gin
initiated the American mass-production concept.
1863 - West Virginia became the 35th state to join
1863 - The National Bank of Philadelphia in
Philadelphia, PA, became the first bank to receive a
charter from the U.S. Congress.
1898 - The U.S. Navy seized the island of Guam
enroute to the Philippines to fight the Spanish.
1910 - Mexican President Porfirio Diaz proclaimed
martial law and arrested hundreds.
1941 - The U.S. Army Air Forces was established,
replacing the Army Air Corps. The Army Air Forces
were abolished with the creation of the United
States Air Force in 1947.
1943 - Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit.
Federal troops were sent in two days later to end
the violence that left more than 30 dead.
1947 - Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was murdered in
Beverly Hills, CA, at the order of mob associates
angered over the soaring costs of his project, the
Flamingo resort in Las Vegas, NV.
1955 - The AFL and CIO agreed to combine names and a
merge into a single group.
1963 - The United States and Soviet Union signed an
agreement to set up a hot line communication link
between the two countries.
1977 - The Trans-Alaska Pipeline began operation.
1979 - ABC News correspondent Bill Stewart was shot
to death in Managua, Nicaragua, by a member of
President Anastasio Somoza's national guard.
1983 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers
must treat male and female workers equally in
providing health benefits for their spouses.
1997 - The tobacco industry agreed to a massive
settlement in exchange for major relief from
mounting lawsuits and legal bills.
2002 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the
execution of mentally retarded murderers was
unconstitutionally cruel. The vote was 6 in favor
and 3 against.
Obama sending up to 300 military advisers to Iraq
RT - President Barack Obama said Thursday that up to 300 additional
American military personnel will head to Iraq and assume an advisory
role there amidst a growing insurgency that’s threatened the republic’s
Did Saddam Have WMDs After All: ISIS Overruns Iraq Chemical Weapons
Zero Hedge - With all eyes firmly focused on what really matters (the
oil refineries), The Telegraph reports that ISIS has over-run a Saddam
Hussein-era chemical weapons (CW) complex. The al-Muhanna
'mega-facility', about 60 miles south of Baghdad, gives the jihadists
access to disused stores of hundreds of tonnes of potentially deadly
poisons including mustard gas and sarin.
Russia deployed more troops to Ukraine border to ensure security –
RT - President Putin ordered increased security on the Russian-Ukrainian
border a few weeks ago, and so Moscow is surprised by allegations about
the concentration of Russian troops on its frontiers, Kremlin press
secretary Dmitry Peskov said.
US fired depleted uranium rounds in civilian areas during 2003 Iraq
campaign says report
RT - US-led forces in Iraq used depleted uranium weapons in
civilian-populated areas during the 2003 military campaign, according to
a new Dutch NGO study that also exposes a lack of adequate cleanup
efforts by the invading troops.
Afghanistan keen on opening Chabahar port in Iran for transit to India,
StratRisks - Afghanistan is keen on opening the Chabahar port in Iran
for transit to India, bypassing Pakistan, and is expecting a trilateral
agreement to be signed soon. The Chabahar port in Iran is likely to
significantly boost the trade volume between India and Afghanistan by
providing a shorter route for transporting goods between the two
NSA uses 33 countries to intercept web traffic – Snowden Files
RT - The United States has made top-secret deals with more than 30
third-party countries so that the National Security Agency can tap into
fiber optic cables carrying internet data in those parts of the world,
new leaks reveal.
VIDEO: Ukraine's new president to sign EU pact
PressTV - Ukraine’s new president says he will sign the economic portion
of an association pact with the European Union next week. On Thursday,
Petro Poroshenko announced the plan to sign the pact on June 27 during a
parliamentary vote of confidence for the new foreign minister, Pavlo
Klimkin…A refusal by former president, Viktor Yanukovych, to sign the
deal led to street protests and his ouster in February.
Secret trade agreement covering 68 percent of world services published
RT - The text of a 19-page, international trade agreement being drafted
in secret was published by WikiLeaks on Thursday as the transparency
group’s editor commemorated his two-year anniversary confined to the
Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
Russia in secret plot against fracking, Nato chief says
The Telegraph - Russia is secretly working with environmental groups
campaigning against fracking in an attempt to maintain Europe's
dependence on energy imports from Moscow, the secretary-general of Nato
Fukushima's Children are Dying
CounterPunch - More than 48 percent of some 375,000 young people—nearly
200,000 kids—tested by the Fukushima Medical University near the
smoldering reactors now suffer from pre-cancerous thyroid abnormalities,
primarily nodules and cysts. The rate is accelerating. More than 120
childhood cancers have been indicated where just three would be
expected, says Joseph Mangano, executive director of the Radiation and
Public Health Project.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
U.S. says government lab workers possibly exposed to anthrax
Yahoo News - As many as 75 scientists and staff in U.S.
government laboratories in Atlanta may have been exposed to live
anthrax bacteria after researchers failed to follow safety
procedures, prompting an investigation by federal authorities.
Denver Police Search ‘Every Vehicle,’ Set up Checkpoint
Following Concert Shooting
Mikael Thalen - Police responded to a shooting outside
Colorado’s Red Rock Amphitheater late Thursday night by forcing
thousands of concert goers through a mandatory checkpoint.
Fortune 500 company discriminates against homeschoolers
(NaturalNews) One firm, Indiana-based energy company NiSource
appears to be using discriminatory hiring practices to impose
the government/corporate mandate of conformity.
CNN Steers Blame for Terror Away from CIA and United States
Kurt Nimmo - According to CNN Qatar is a “hub for terrorist
fundraising.” This assertion ignores the partnership between
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States in supporting
al-Qaeda and other jihadist groups, including the excessively
brutal ISIS and al-Nusra in Syria.
DHS to Pay For Illegal Immigrants to be Escorted Into U.S.
Paul Joseph Watson - The Department of Homeland Security is set
to pay for illegal minors up to the age of 17 to be escorted
into the United States, according to a new solicitation posted
at FedBizOpps.... The post does not explain how ICE arrived at
the figure of 65,000 children, nor does it clear up why 50% of
the illegal minors are arriving via commercial air. The DHS
intends to award the chosen vendor(s) 5 year fix priced
Border Agents Quitting Over Catch and Release of Known Gang
Adan Salazar - Customs and Border Protection agents are quitting
the agency in protest of the practice of releasing minors from
detention known to be gang members, a South Texas news outlet
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio takes the dumping of illegal aliens
in his Maricopa County as intentional
Washington Times - Arpaio thinks President Obama is deliberately
courting that controversy because the current crisis on the
border gives him a chance to issue more executive orders, or
prod Congress into passing immigration reforms that suit the
Gallup: Congress Approval Rating Sinks To Historic Low
Steve Watson - Just when you thought it couldn’t go any lower,
the approval rating for Congress among Americans has hit an all
time low, according to a new Gallup poll. The number of
Americans who now have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of
confidence in Congress as an institution stands at a paltry 7
Hanford Nuclear Workers: Government Waiting for Us to Die to
Avoid Medical Costs
Mikael Thalen - Speaking with King 5 News, the group revealed
how they have been repeatedly denied help despite being promised
benefits under the U.S. Department of Labor’s Energy Employees
Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP).
Dallas Hospital Uses Executive Bonus Fund to Give Employees a
AllGov - Raising the wages of low-paid workers normally doesn’t
make headlines. But in an era of soaring corporate profits and
stratospheric CEO salaries, a hospital in Dallas made news when
its executives decided to spend money ticketed for their own
benefit so employees at the lowest rung could receive a raise.
Texan Told To Remove American Flag Because It’s A “Threat to
Kit Daniels - A Texan was told by his apartment manager that he
must remove his American flag hanging on his patio because it’s
a “threat to the Muslim community.” Somehow Duy Tran is a threat
to his neighbors, particularly Muslims, for proudly displaying
an American flag on his patio.
Ron Paul to Make Acting Debut
hollywoodreporter.com - Former congressman and three-time
presidential candidate Ron Paul will make his acting debut in
the third installment of the Atlas Shrugged film trilogy... The
film also will feature several other prominent conservative
personalities with little or no acting experience, including
Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity.
Off-Grid Man Runs For Governor To Get His Pet Raccoon Back
Off the Grid News - The most colorful political candidate in
America today could be Mark “Coonrippy” Brown. The
self-proclaimed hillbilly — who looks like a member of the Duck
Dynasty clan — has entered the governor’s race in Tennessee in
order to get his YouTube Star pet raccoon back from the state.
IMF ready to ask ECB to begin quantitative easing
StratRisks - The managing director of the International Monetary
Fund is expected to launch an appeal to the European Central
Bank on Thursday, urging it to deal with deflationary risks by
beginning a form of quantitative easing, the Financial Times
After 6 Years of Unprecedented Central Planning, the Economy Is
More Fragile Than Ever
Blacklisted News - We will all discover that the economy is much
more fragile than advertised by the Central Planners and their
media toadies. This week I have made the case that the past 13.5
years have been the most destructive to the core values of the
nation in U.S. history. The same holds true for the economy,
which has been critically weakened by 6 years of unprecedented
Gallup’s Stunning Explanation For America’s Unemployment
Zero Hedge - According to Gallup, Americans who have been out of
work for a year or more are much more likely to be obese than
those unemployed for a shorter time. The obesity rate rises from
22.8% among those unemployed for two weeks or less to 32.7%
among those unemployed for 52 weeks or more. How does Gallup
keep track of the Body Mass Index of America’s millions of
Forget Piketty's 700-Page Tome - Here Is The Shortest Economics
Zero Hedge - And here they are... the 5 things they don't tell
you about economics...
Hidden spy software found in Chinese-made smartphones
intelNews.org - A popular brand of Chinese-made smartphones,
which are sold internationally by several major retailers, has
been found to contain pre-installed monitoring software,
according to a German security firm.
InfoWars.com censored for over 700,000 active duty
Paul Joseph Watson - A servicemember forwarded the above print
out which shows that the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI),
which serves “more than 707,000 Sailors, Marines and civilians
in 620 locations in the continental United States, Hawaii, and
Japan, making it the largest internal computer network in the
world,” is censoring Infowars.com in order to “safeguard the
security posture and/or to maintain the operational integrity of
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Awesome: Oregon Aims to Be First State to Map GMO Fields
Natural Society - With counties already banning GMOs, Oregon now
plans to map out all GMO fields within its borders to help
mitigate the damage of cross-pollination.
Tell FDA That Small Dairy Farms Aren’t at Risk for Terrorist
farmandranchfreedom.org - Under FSMA, the FDA is proposing new
regulations to require food processors to develop and implement
“food defense plans.” The good news is that the agency does
recognize that terrorists would target large facilities to
maximize the damage. So FDA is proposing to exclude any food
processor that grosses less than $10 million annually, as well
as most farms. But the agency is proposing to include dairy
farms under the new rule.
How to Buy Farmland, Even if You Think You Can’t
Mother Earth News - For those of us who were born to farm but,
alas, not born on a farm, the ache to have your own land can be
so intense you feel it in your belly. I thought it could never
happen for me. But now, after 20 years of farming and 15 years
of interviewing farmers, I’m pretty sure that almost anyone can
find and buy farmland by doing four things...
6 Spices that reduce the risk of cancer
(NaturalNews) By using the following six Indian spices in the
diet liberally, it is possible to significantly reduce the
likelihood of developing cancer.
Top foods with more vitamin C than an orange
(NaturalNews) While an orange is likely the first food to come
to mind as the go-to vitamin C source, there are other foods
that top its levels of the nutrient. For example, one navel
orange has about 83 mg of it, but a small papaya has 96 mg of
Edible film made from essential oils can protect foods better
(NaturalNews) The potential applications for essential
oil-infused edible packaging extend far beyond just food that is
typically wrapped in plastic. Metal, paper and even glass
containers sometimes leach chemicals into food as well, and
experts warn that governments around the world completely ignore
the threat of chemicals leaching into pharmaceutical drugs, the
packaging of which is not regulated.
Sodas contain even more fructose sugar than advertised
(NaturalHealth365) In a study conducted at the Keck School of
Medicine at the University of Southern California and published
in the June 2014 edition of Nutrition, researchers conducted an
analysis of 34 commercial beverages, including Coca-Cola, Pepsi,
Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist and Sprite. And what they found
surprised them: the fructose content in the drinks was 50
percent higher than the glucose content.
Quinoa: The Benefits and the Controversy
Natural Society - As MedicalNewsToday reports, the
“pseudo-cereal” is not botanically classified as a grain.
However, it is classified as a whole grain for nutritional
purposes. It’s gluten-free and is a great source of iron,
magnesium, B-vitamins, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, fiber,
and vitamin E.
Raw Chocolate Cashew Tarts
preventdisease.com - This is a very easy, cheap and decadent
recipe that will have you craving these goodies without the
worry of packing the calories. With a generous amount of protein
and nutrients, these tarts are a wonderful substitute to any
conventional equivalents high in sugar.
Keep All Products with This Natural Sweetener Far
Out of Your Dog’s Reach
Dr. Becker - According to the Pet Poison Helpline (PPH),
xylitol – which as many pet owners know is quite
toxic for dogs, causing hypoglycemia and hepatic
necrosis – is showing up in an ever-increasing
number of surprising places.
Hearing on Chinese Jerky and Processing Chicken for
Susan Thixton - Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep.
Chris Smith (R-NJ) hosted the hearing. The first to
speak was USDA representative Daniel Engeljohn,
discussing the soon-to-be processing of US poultry
in China..... We did learn from this hearing that
the Chinese government is actively delaying the
visa’s for numerous FDA representatives to begin
working in China (inspecting jerky plants, working
with suppliers in China). Ms. Forfa of FDA couldn’t
respond to when FDA representatives would be
provided with visa’s.
- June 19, 2014 - Today In History:
1778 - U.S. General George Washington's troops
finally left Valley Forge after a winter of
1862 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln outlined his
Emancipation Proclamation, which outlawed slavery in
1865 - The emancipation of slaves was proclaimed in
1910 - The first Father's Day was celebrated in
1911 - In Pennsylvania, the first motion-picture
censorship board was established.
1912 - The U.S. government established the 8-hour
1934 - The U.S. National Archives and Records
Administration was established.
1934 - The U.S. Congress established the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC). The commission was
to regulate radio and TV broadcasting (later).
1942 - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
arrived in Washington, DC, to discuss the invasion
of North Africa with U.S. President Roosevelt.
1943 - Henry Kissinger became a naturalized United
1944 - The U.S. won the battle of the Philippine Sea
against the Imperial Japanese fleet.
1951 - U.S. President Harry S. Truman signed the
Universal Military Training and Service Act, which
extended Selective Service until July 1, 1955 and
lowered the draft age to 18.
1964 - The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was approved
after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the U.S.
1973 - The Case-Church Amendment prevented further
U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia.
1998 - Gateway was fined more than $400,000 for
illegally shipping personal computers to 16
countries subject to U.S. export controls.
1998 - Switzerland's three largest banks offered
$600 million to settle claims they'd stolen the
assets of Holocaust victims during World War II.
Jewish leaders called the offer insultingly low.
2000 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a group
prayer led by students at public-school football
games violated the 1st Amendment's principle that
called for the separation of church and state.
2008 - Democrat Barack Obama announced he would
bypass public financing for the presidential
election, even though Republican John McCain was
Back to Iraq: F-18 Super Hornets patrol desert to track ISIS forces
RT - In less than three years US fighter jets have returned to Iraqi
skies, as Obama’s administration has authorized “manned and unmanned”
surveillance flights there to keep an eye on the ISIS jihadist group
that threatens to overrun the whole of Iraq.
Putin Advisor Proposes "Anti-Dollar Alliance" To Halt US Aggression
Zero Hedge - Putin's advisor proposes the creation of a "broad
anti-dollar alliance" of countries willing and able to drop the dollar
from their international trade.... An anti-dollar coalition would be the
first step for the creation of an anti-war coalition that can help stop
the US' aggression.
VIDEO: 100s of thousands more join Iraqi army
Press TV - Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi volunteers have responded to
calls by the country’s highest religious authority to fight militants
from the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Turkey sends F-16 fighters near the city of Mosul
StratRisks - Turkey’s Air Force has sent F-16 fighter jets on
reconnaissance flights near the Iraqi city of Mosul. Turkey’s Ministry
of Foreign Affairs stated on that Iraq has not taken the necessary
security measures to combat ongoing violence affecting the country.
US in Iraq: Geopolitical Arsonists Seek to Burn Region
Tony Cartalucci - When a fire is raging, firefighters are called – not
the arsonist who started it, especially if they return to the scene of
the crime dragging a barrel of gasoline behind them. Yet, this is
precisely what the US proposes – that they – the geopolitical arsonists
– be allowed to return to Iraq to extinguish the threat of heavily armed
sectarian militants streaming from NATO territory in Turkey and edging
ever closer to Baghdad.
ISIS Terror Group Controlled By Saudi Royal Family
Brandon Turbeville - As ISIS marches across the sands of Iraq, the vast
majority of Americans are no doubt convinced yet again that what amounts
to a coordinated fighting army is merely the product of bearded fanatics
hiding in caves hating America “for its freedoms.”
Libya demands return of Benghazi suspect, slams US raid as attack on
RT - Following the capture of the suspected ringleader behind the 2012
attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, the Libyan government has
criticized the United States for the raid and demanded the return of the
VIDEO: Another US drone attack strikes Afghanistan, kills 12
Press TV - According to Pakistani authorities, six missiles struck three
compounds in Dargah Mandi Village, nearly 10 kilometers (six miles) west
of Miranshah, where Pakistani forces conducted aerial strikes earlier in
the week as well.
“Riot Control” Drone To Shoot Pepper Spray Bullets At Protesters
Steve Watson - A drone that is capable of firing 400 rounds of pepper
spray and paint balls, as well as employing “blinding lasers” and
loudspeakers to deter protesters has been developed and sold to an
undisclosed company following a demonstration at a trade show in London.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Sources: Lois Lerner’s emails likely gone forever
Politico - Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s crashed hard drive has
been recycled, making it likely the lost emails of the
lightening rod in the tea party targeting controversy will never
be found, according to multiple sources.
U.S. is now the 101st ‘most peaceful’ nation on earth
Washington Times - The planet is not a peaceful place, and the
U.S. no longer ranks in the top 100 most peaceful nations. It
stands at No. 101, according to the annual Global Peace Index, a
complex analysis that quantifies the relative peacefulness of
FBI 'raids 19 schools associated with Gülen'
Blacklisted News - U.S. federal agents have raided 19 charter
schools, including three in Ohio, where an FBI criminal
investigation in Cleveland has led to search warrants in Indiana
and Illinois over the past week, Ohio-based Beacon Journal has
Federal government orders 20 U.S. states to change their names
after Indian words deemed 'offensive' to Native Americans [Part
(NaturalNews) Today the U.S. patent and trademark office
cancelled the trademark registrations of the Washington Redskins
football franchise, suddenly claiming the trademarks are
"offensive to Native Americans," reports the Chicago Tribune.
US changes nuclear strategy to first strike:
Press TV - “US war doctrine has been changed. US nuclear weapons
are no longer restricted to a retaliatory force, but have been
elevated to the role of preemptive nuclear attack,” Paul Craig
Roberts wrote in a
column for Press TV website.
House budget punishes IRS with 15% cut, halts Obamacare
Washington Examiner - The Internal Revenue Service is about to
get slapped with a harsh payback for messing around with
conservative groups, blowing wads of tax dollars on employee
conferences and helping implement Obamacare.
City Official Admits Border Patrol Fronting Cash to Bus Illegals
Adan Salazar & Jakari Jackson - A McAllen, Texas, city official
has confirmed to Infowars rumors that the US Customs and Border
Patrol agency is purchasing bus tickets and vouchers for illegal
immigrants pouring through the border and then shipping them to
other parts of the country, all at the taxpayer’s expense.
Government Increasingly Seeks Access to Private Health Records
in Gun Permit Process
Activist Post - A new survey of North Carolina doctors finds
that many are concerned about the increasing number of requests
they are receiving to assess their patients' competency to carry
Compensation for the Victims of the Sandy Hill School Shooting
Global Research - The Obama Administration is giving Newtown
another $7.1 million in federal funds for those allegedly
impacted by the December 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook
High School Blocks Access to Conservative, Pro-Gun – But Not
Liberal – Web Sites
Kit Daniels - A Connecticut high school student discovered that
his school’s web filters block access to conservative,
libertarian and pro-gun web sites but will allow students to
view sites supporting gun control, abortion and the Democratic
China’s tycoon to feed 1,000 poor Americans in charity dinner
RT - China’s recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao placed ads in the
US media inviting one thousand poor Americans for a dinner worth
$1 million in New York on June 25. The philanthropist also said
that he will give out US$300 to each guest after the meal.
Video Surfaces of Texas Police Executing Handcuffed Prisoner
Blacklisted News - [Warning Graphic] Earlier this year a grand
jury declined to charge an El Paso police officer in the
shooting death of a prisoner. A video of the incidenct was
published on Monday, after the Texas Attorney General instructed
the city to fulfill a request processed by the El Paso Times.
The events of the video are deeply unsettling, showing a police
officer essentially executing a handcuffed man.
FBI Manhunt Is On: “Crazy Prepper on the Loose”
Activist Post - The mainstream media hasn’t had any good crazy
prepper stories lately, but all of that changed with this
breaking news about a manhunt in rural Florida. Martin Howard
Winters of Valrico, Florida remains “at large” after authorities
attempted to arrest him for building lethal booby traps.
YouTube: No, War Does Not Help The Economy
Corbett Report - The idea that the Great Depression was finally
brought to an end by the onset of WWII has been a staple of
history textbooks, documentaries and various war propaganda for
decades. This myth continues to be perpetuated to the present
25 Shocking Facts About The Earth’s Dwindling Water Resources
Economic Collapse - Fresh water is the single most important
natural resource on the planet, and we are very rapidly running
out of it. The following are 25 shocking facts about the Earth's
dwindling water resources that everyone should know...
June Snow: Winter Storm in Montana, Utah, Wyoming As Summer
weather.com - Snow is falling over the higher elevations, as an
upper-level low swirls over the Northern Rockies. Alta, Utah
reported nine inches of snow on Tuesday, which makes it their
third highest one-day snowfall total in June.
Foreclosure Law Firm Faces Eviction
AllGov - A Massachusetts law firm that specialized in helping
kick people out of their homes is now facing homelessness
itself. Connolly, Geaney, Ablitt & Willard has fallen on hard
times after years of working with banks to foreclose on
properties. The firm has gone through a series of layoffs and
has significantly reduced its 150-person staff. And now it may
be evicted from its headquarters in Woburn.
Infographic: Long Term Food Storage Guide
The Daily Sheeple - The Daily Prep’s Long Term Food Storage
Guide takes you step by step through the entire food storage
process, in plain terms and beautiful graphics. It’s complete
with sections like: how to capitalize on left over space in a
small house, how to incorporate “couponing” into your food
storage shopping, which types of food you should store, food
storage rotation, and much more.
Why is Obama concerned about mercury in coal power
plants but not in vaccines?
(NaturalNews) Breathing in mercury from the air or
consuming it in tainted fish each comes with their
own respective risks. But having mercury injected
directly into muscle tissue is a whole different
animal, and regulators have been mysteriously silent
on the immense risks associated with this common
practice, including the likelihood that elemental
mercury will cross the blood-brain barrier and
accumulate in brain tissue.
Ten ways mercury is toxic to the body
(NaturalNews) There are many elements that are
useful to the proper functioning of the body, but
mercury is not one of them. It has zero value for
its proper functioning and should be considered one
of the most dangerous toxins that one is exposed to
due to its degenerative side effects and
indiscriminate prevalence in one's life.
The Oft-Ignored Link Between Mental Illness and
Kelly Brogan, M.D. - When thyroid hormone is
deficient or poorly functioning, you may experience
symptoms ranging from fatigue and constipation, to
hair loss, depression, foggy thinking, cold body
temperature, and low metabolism. Some mental
illness, including depression, anxiety, and
postpartum depression may even be driven by thyroid
Question: what is trisodium phosphate and what is it
doing in our food?
(NaturalNews) Certain working professionals, such as
carpenters and painters, might know what trisodium
phosphate (TSP) is. They'd know that TSP is an
industrial cleaning agent used for paint prep work,
as a degreasing agent, as a mildew remover, siding
cleaner and lead abating agent. However, what these
working pros wouldn't expect is for TSP to be in
their breakfast, lunch, and toothpaste!
Why Walmart and Costco shrimp prices are so low -
and why you should never buy from them again
(NaturalNews) Some of the most popular American
corporations are importing shrimp at super-cheap
prices from Thailand, where migrant workers are in
slavery, like in Nazi Germany, being tortured while
they work for no pay 20 hours a day.
US authorities sound alarm as diabetes epidemic hits
10 percent of population
(NaturalNews) A new report by the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals a
shocking fact about the current state of public
health in the U.S.: nearly 10 percent of Americans
now have diabetes. Roughly 30 million people, it
turns out -- 8 million-or-so of whom have yet to be
diagnosed -- currently suffer from some form of the
disease, says the agency, and the bulk of these
folks are 20 years of age or older.
Senator who attacked Doctor Oz over dietary
supplements received over $146,000 in campaign
contributions from Big Pharma mega-retailer and
(NaturalNews) The pieces of the puzzle are finally
coming together on U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's
bizarre attack aimed at Doctor Oz.
The Health Benefits of Cranberries
Natural Society - Cranberries are tart little globes
of goodness that have been used for food, medicine,
and even dyes for centuries. They are considered by
many to be a superfood and are loaded with high
nutrient and antioxidant content.
Tips on Avoiding Fake Olive Oil and Choosing the
Natural Society - There is no third party to
determine whether the oil is pure virgin olive oil,
whether it is mixed with partially hydrogenated
oils, soy, hazelnut, or canola, or whether it is
from other places outside Italy, the world’s largest
source of olive oil. Companies have been caught red
handed doing this with huge volumes of oil, but very
little comes of it as the heads of big edible oil
producers in Europe are often politically well
What are Rope Worms?
Global Healing Center - Rope worm, a
newly-discovered intestinal parasite, may be one of
the most frightening and most overlooked parasites
plaguing human health today.... It is estimated that
at least one in four people are infected with
intestinal parasites. Symptoms vary and include
weight gain/loss, headaches, indigestion, rashes,
increased cold and flu incidence, and even cancer.
- June 18, 2014 - Today In History:
1621 - The first duel in America took place in the
Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts.
1778 - Britain evacuated Philadelphia during the
U.S. Revolutionary War.
1812 - The War of 1812 began as the U.S. declared
war against Great Britain. The conflict began over
1815 - At the Battle of Waterloo Napoleon was
defeated by an international army under the Duke of
Wellington. Napoleon abdicated on June 22.
1817 - London's Waterloo Bridge opened. The bridge,
designed by John Rennie, was built over the River
1873 - Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for
attempting to vote for a U.S. President.
1898 - Atlantic City, NJ, opened its Steel Pier.
1915 - During World War I, the second battle of
1918 - Allied forces on the Western Front began
their largest counter-attack against the German
army. (World War I)
1928 - Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly
across the Atlantic Ocean as she completed a flight
from Newfoundland to Wales.
1936 - The first bicycle traffic court was
established in Racine, WI.
1948 - The United Nations Commission on Human Rights
adopted its International Declaration of Human
1959 - A Federal Court annulled the Arkansas law
allowing school closings to prevent integration.
1959 - The first telecast received from England was
broadcast in the U.S. over NBC-TV.
1979 - In Vienna, U.S. President Jimmy Carter and
Leonid Brezhnev signed the Strategic Arms Limitation
Treaty (SALT) 2.
1982 - The U.S. Senate approved the renewal of the
1965 Voting Rights Act for an additional twenty-five
1983 - Dr. Sally Ride became the first American
woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
2009 - Greenland assumed control over its law
enforcement, judicial affairs, and natural resources
from the Kingdom of Denmark. Greenlandic became the
Over 100 civilians killed, 200 injured in Kiev military op – Russia’s
RT - Over 100 civilians were killed, 200 injured and hundreds of homes
destroyed in the Kiev military operation in eastern Ukraine, Russia’s
Investigative Committee said. Russia blames Governor Kolomoysky and
Interior Minister Avakov for the bloodshed.
ISIS attacks Iraq's largest refinery in Baiji with mortars, gunfire
RT - SIS militants have launched an attack on Iraq’s largest oil
refinery with mortars and machine gun fire, refinery employees say. The
extremist group has been gaining ground in Iraq, seizing control of
territory in its mission to create an Islamic state.
ISIS Stunner: Terrorist Organization's Annual Reports Unveiled; Reveal
Full "Investment Highlights"
Zero Hedge - "Since 2012 the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant,
(known as Isis) has issued annual reports, outlining in numerical and
geographical detail its operations – the number of bombings,
assassinations, checkpoints, suicide missions, cities taken over and
even “apostates” converted to the Isis cause."
The Bank Of England Lost 487 Tonnes Of Gold In 2013
In Gold We Trust - The Bank Of England (BoE) just came out with their
annual report 2014. In the report it’s stated the BoE is the custodian
of 5485 metric tonnes of gold (£140 billion pounds measured February 28,
2014). From the BoE annual report 2014...
U.S. seized Benghazi suspect during fierce fighting between Libyan
McClatchy - The U.S. military seized a Libyan extremist accused in the
September 2012 attacks in Benghazi that killed U.S. ambassador Chris
Stevens and three other Americans on Sunday as the terror group he once
led was locked in fierce combat with forces loyal to a renegade Libyan
general who once lived in the United States.
Blowback! U.S. trained ISIS at secret Jordan base
WND - Members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS, were
trained in 2012 by U.S. instructors working at a secret base in Jordan,
according to informed Jordanian officials. ... The officials said the
training was not meant to be used for any future campaign in Iraq.
U.S. Ignored ISIS Threat to Hype Endless War On Terror
Kurt Nimmo - The corporate media, taking its cues in part from Foreign
Policy, a magazine formerly owned by the misnamed Carnegie Endowment for
International Peace, insists the gains of ISIS in Iraq took the
establishment by surprise.
Key Iraqi oil refinery shuts down as Islamists press to seize it
McClatchy - The oil refinery in the town of Baiji supplies at least 40
percent of Iraq’s gasoline production, making it one of the most crucial
facilities in a country that, despite its oil wealth, must import
gasoline to feed the foreign-made automobiles that have flooded Iraq
since U.S.-led forces toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.
Gas transit pipeline explodes in Ukraine
RT - A preliminary investigation found the explosion was caused by
‘pipeline depressurization’. Ukraine’s Interior Ministry also cites
possible “terrorism” - based on locals “hearing two loud booms before
the fire.” But within just an hour of the blast Ukraine’s acting
Interior Minister Arsen Avakov blamed Russia.
‘Mediterranean hub’ for Azeri gas
StratRisks - The European Commission released an EU energy security
strategy earlier this week, in response to the political crisis in
Ukraine which is threatening gas supplies from Russia, after Russian
President Vladimir Putin warned that Russia could cut off supplies to
Ukraine unless the latter starts to pay off its gas debt, which Russia’s
Gazprom says stands at €2.5 billion.
Argentina faces debt default but won’t “submit to extortion” by US
RT - Argentina could face a debt default by June 30, the country’s
second in 13 years. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said her
country will not be able to pay fines imposed by the US Supreme Court in
connection with the previous default.
Revealed: UK govt intercepted Google, Facebook and Twitter comms
RT - British spy agencies hacked messages exchanged over Google,
Facebook and Twitter by changing the definition of comms on the
platforms... The report is based on a UK government document obtained
through a pro-privacy lawsuit. It reveals that UK authorities consider
any contact between people in the UK via foreign social media or search
engines as “external communication” and thus interceptable.
vision: Plan to put Fukushima on ice hits snag
RT - The problem is related not to the more-publicized “ice wall” set to
be erected around the Fukushima plant, but rather the use of the same
approach to freeze water in underground tunnels. Workers started pouring
chemical solutions into the tunnels under the No 2 reactor in April,
hoping that they would help freeze the contaminated water in them and
stop it from leaking into the environment.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Navy sailor suing over Fukushima exposure dies from rare cancer
ENENews - First death of a USS Ronald Reagan sailor hit by
radiation from Fukushima Daiichi while on Operation Tomodachi.
Theodore Holcomb, a former USS Ronald Reagan aviation mechanic
during Operation Tomodachi, died of synovial sarcoma on April
26, 2014. Holcomb was a plaintiff in the lawsuit against TEPCO.
He began experiencing “breathing difficulty, pain in right
shoulder, and excessive heart rate while still in service. He
was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma next to his heart, causing
lung and heart issues, in late 2011. Holcomb was 38 years old
and a father of a five-year-old girl.
ICE Agent Blows the Whistle: Illegals Receiving Costly Medical
Treatment at Facilities
Adan Salazar & Jakari Jackson - ”Referring to US immigrant
services as a “free pass,” the agent said immigrants from places
like Central America are being emboldened by family members
who’ve illegally entered the country successfully.“They’re all
calling back home and saying, ‘Come on over! they’re giving us a
free pass,” he said.
South Dakota has Raked in $100 Million in Homeland Security
Grants Despite No Known Terrorist Threats....Ever
AllGov - Billions of tax dollars have poured out of Washington
D.C. since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to help
states and local governments better secure their populations
against terrorist threats. But the money allocated to one state
demonstrates the questionable decision-making that comes from
trying to prevent future threats on U.S. soil.
IRS Has Lost More E-mails...
National Review - It’s not just Lois Lerner’s e-mails. The
Internal Revenue Service says it can’t produce e-mails from six
more employees involved in the targeting of conservative groups,
according to two Republicans investigating the scandal.
Military Blimps To Be Launched Over Maryland Skies...
Blacklisted News - Soon, Maryland will be the home to a couple
of new landmarks. Actually, sky-marks. As Mike Schuh reports,
two large blimps will soon rise over Harford County and stay
put. Radar blimps like these have been used on the battlefield
to track the enemy, and in the Caribbean to intercept drug
Gasoline at U.S. Pumps Set to Hit Six-Year Seasonal High
Bloomberg - The pump price averaged $3.686 a gallon yesterday,
up 1.2 cents from a week earlier, data posted on the Energy
Information Administration’s website late yesterday show. Oil,
which accounts for two-thirds of the retail price of gasoline,
gained $2.49 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange in the
same period and $4.88 in the month ended yesterday.
The Death Of The Rust Belt
Economic Collapse - Decades of slow, steady economic decline
have really taken a toll, and even the architecture in these
cities looks depressed. But despite all of the decay, there is
still evidence that there was once something truly great about
Pfizer, Chiquita and Medtronic Try to Merge with Foreign Firms
to Avoid U.S. Taxes
AllGov - One major U.S. company has merged with a foreign
business and another attempted to in the hopes of legally
avoiding some U.S. income taxes.
Price Index for Meats, Poultry, Fish & Eggs Rockets to All-Time
CNS News - In January 1967, when the BLS started tracking this
measure, the index for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs was 38.1.
As of last May, it was 234.572. By this January, it hit 240.006.
By April, it hit 249.362. And, in May, it climbed to a record
Virus Spreads from Pollen to Bees, Possibly Contributing to Bee
Elizabeth Renter - Viruses don’t usually cross from plant to
animal, so fear of contracting such a virus is not usually of
concern. But in an alarming event, a “rapidly mutating” virus
has made the leap from plants to honeybees, and could be
furthering the collapse of bee colonies.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: We Are Literally Filling Up The
Pacific Ocean With Plastic
Activist Post - When people hear the term “Great Pacific Garbage
Patch”, they expect to find millions of plastic bottles floating
around out there. But that is not what we are dealing with. You
see, when plastic gets into the ocean it never biodegrades, but
it does photodegrade. So what we end up with is a “plastic soup”
of billions upon billions of microscopic pieces of plastic.
No more Radiohead: YouTube to ban indie labels, charge for music
RT - Thousands of music videos are expected to soon disappear
off of YouTube because the independent record labels behind
those artists are not involved in new deals being cut by the
Google-owned streaming site.
SunTrust Banks pays nearly $1 bn for mortgage abuse
Blacklisted News - SunTrust Banks agreed Tuesday to pay $968
million to settle US charges, rooted in the 2008 financial
crisis, that it mislabeled huge numbers of defective mortgages
as quality loans, abusing borrowers.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
DuPont in $1 billion lawsuit over hyped-up GMO technology with
(NaturalNews) DuPont, the maker of the Pioneer brand of
genetically modified corn, has been sued by an investment fund
over claims that company managers promoted herbicide-resistant
crop traits that they were aware did not work.
Lessons in Farming - It’s not a hard concept. Stick the crown
end in water after you’ve cut off all the lettuce. I figured I
‘d give it a shot and I have to say, so far I have been amazed.
Taking metformin and insulin in conjunction raises
mortality risk for diabetes patients
(NaturalNews) Combining the diabetes drug metformin
with insulin significantly increases patients' risk
of death, according to a study conducted by
researchers from Vanderbilt University and published
in a diabetes-themed issue of JAMA on June 11.
Foods, herbs and spices that uplift, refresh and
restore the spirit
(NaturalNews) In trying times, such as during the
proliferation of toxins affecting our food, air and
infrastructure (GMOs, wireless electromagnetic
frequencies, etc.) like now, it is good to know that
there are foods that have been used for centuries to
refresh and renew the spirit and reduce stress that
we can turn to.
Whole Foods sued over false 'all natural' claim on
(NaturalNews) Recently, a district judge backed
similar allegations against Whole Foods, cracking
down on the company's blanket use of the term all
natural. This new class action lawsuit, originally
filed in November 2013 by Mary Garrison, accuses
Whole Foods of misleading consumers by selling baked
goods labeled "all natural," while containing a
synthetic leavening agent -- sodium acid
How the USDA Can Make or Break Public Health, and
Why It Has Chosen the Latter
Dr. Mercola - The USDA-run Smart Snacks in School
program encourages “healthy choices.” But the
“smarter, healthier” choices promoted are actually
processed foods, including junk foods like
tortilla chips, and artificially flavored water
Four unusual superfood smoothies that can change
your life for the better
(NaturalNews) Smoothies have been in fashion for
quite some time now as a quick, nutrient dense and
health-inspiring way to keep the body humming and
Top five health benefits of eucalyptus oil
(NaturalNews) Eucalyptus oil has many properties
that make it an attractive solution for many health
ills. However, it was not always so popular. Until
recently, many people did not know much about its
use as an aromatherapy.
80% of what you buy at the grocery store is wrapped
in toxic packaging; new store in Germany to
eliminate all waste
(NaturalNews) It is a concept that has a long way to
go before it gains wide acceptance in the U.S. and
throughout the West, but it is nonetheless a reality
now in Germany.
Broccoli Sprout Beverage Enhances Detoxification of
Natural Blaze - A clinical trial involving nearly
300 Chinese men and women residing in one of China’s
most polluted regions found that daily consumption
of a half cup of broccoli sprout beverage produced
rapid, significant and sustained higher levels of
excretion of benzene, a known human carcinogen, and
acrolein, a lung irritant.
Parents shocked to learn 'BPA-free' baby bottles are
loaded with other estrogen mimickers
NaturalNews) Baby bottles from AVENT, Born Free,
Green to Grow, Evenflo and Weil Baby all emit high
or very high levels of hormone-altering chemicals,
says new research published in the peer-reviewed
journal Environmental Health. Many
PC-replacement-products made from acrylic,
polystyrene, polyethersulfone, and Tritan resins
leached chemicals with [estrogenic activity],
including products made for use by babies.
Should Premature Babies Be Included In The
One-Size-Fits-All Vaccination Policy?
vactruth.com - According to a fact sheet published
by the University of Auckland, premature babies
weighing as little as seventeen ounces are supposed
to be vaccinated with same dose of vaccines given to
Heroin Epidemic Panic Used to Distract from Greater
Problem of Fatal Prescription Overdoses
AllGov - Statistics show that about 90% of heroin
users are white men and women who first tried
prescription painkillers. The total number of
addicts is about half a million, with approximately
3,000 deaths from the drug in 2010. But those
numbers pale in comparison to the impact of opioid
painkillers, such as oxycodone.
- June 17, 2014 - Today In History:
1579 - Sir Francis Drake claimed San Francisco Bay
for England. (California)
1775 - The British took Bunker Hill outside of
1837 - Charles Goodyear received his first patent.
The patent was for a process that made rubber easier
to work with.
1856 - The Republican Party opened its first
national convention in Philadelphia.
1872 - George M. Hoover began selling whiskey in
Dodge City, Kansas. The town had been dry up until
1876 - General Crook’s command was attacked and
defeated on the Rosebud River by 1,500 Sioux and
Cheyenne under the leadership of Crazy Horse.
1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York
City aboard the French ship Isere.
1913 - U.S. Marines set sail from San Diego to
protect American interests in Mexico.
1928 - Amelia Earhart began the flight that made her
the first woman to successfully fly across the
1930 - The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill became law. It
placed the highest tariff on imports to the U.S.
1931 - British authorities in China arrested
Indochinese Communist leader Ho Chi Minh.
1932 - The U.S. Senate defeated the bonus bill as
10,000 veterans massed around the Capitol.
1940 - The Soviet Union occupied Lithuania, Latvia,
1940 - France asked Germany for terms of surrender
in World War II.
1941 - WNBT-TV in New York City, NY, was granted the
first construction permit to operate a commercial TV
station in the U.S.
1950 - Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the first
kidney transplant in a 45-minute operation in
1953 - Soviet tanks fought thousands of Berlin
workers that were rioting against the East German
1963 - The U.S. Supreme Court banned the required
reading of the Lord's prayer and Bible in public
1965 - Twenty-seven B-52’s hit Viet Cong outposts
but lost two planes in South Vietnam.
1970 - North Vietnamese troops cut the last
operating rail line in Cambodia.
1982 - Former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon was
interviewed by Diane Sawyer on "The CBS Morning
1994 - After leading police on a chase through
Southern California, O.J. Simpson was arrested and
charged with murder in the slayings of his ex-wife,
Nicole, and Ronald Goldman.
2008 - Hundreds of same-sex couples got married
across California on the first full day that gay
marriage became legal by order of the state's
highest court. (However, California voters banned
gay marriage in November.)
Second US guided-missile destroyer arrives in Europe
RT - The USS Ross, the second of four US Navy destroyers considered to
be the cornerstone of NATO’s European missile defense shield, has
arrived at the Spanish naval port of Rota. Russia considers the system
to be a direct threat to its security.
Obama announces 275 troops to deploy to Iraq for embassy security in
RT - “This force is deploying for the purpose of protecting U.S.
citizens and property, if necessary, and is equipped for combat,” Obama
said in a
letter sent to House and Senate leaders. “This force will remain in
Iraq until the security situation becomes such that it is no longer
What’s Wrong With These Two Headlines?
Desperate times: Kerry says US ready to turn to Iran, drone strikes, to
RT - US Secretary of State John Kerry says that Washington is ready to
use radical measures to halt the ISIS offensive in Iraq – including
enlisting Iran’s help and launching air strikes.
US warship with 550 Marines enters Persian Gulf
RT - The USS Mesa Verde with 550 Marines onboard has entered the Persian
Gulf on Monday for a possible operation in Iraq. It comes after
President Obama ruled out sending ground troops to the
Europe Bans American Apples
Christina Sarich - It’s sad when one of the biggest ‘super powers’ can’t
even export a quintessentially American food to another country because
it is too toxic to eat. But apples treated with diphenylamine (DPA), a
substance which keeps them from turning brown for months at a time when
they are kept in storage, is now a sore spot for importers of American
VIDEO: Iraq army retakes most parts of Tal Afar
PressTV - According to the reports on Monday, the Iraqi army managed to
regain control of most parts of the city of Tal Afar. This comes while
throughout the day there were contradictory reports about who controls
Tal Afar which sits on a main highway linking Nineveh province to Syria.
Iran sends troops into Iraq to aid fight against Isis militants
The Guardian - The confirmation comes as the Iranian president, Hassan
Rouhani, said Iran was ready to support Iraq from the mortal threat fast
spreading through the country, while the Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki,
called on citizens to take up arms in their country's defence.
Rampaging Jihadists Kill Dozens in Kenya
Kurt Nimmo - Men watching the World Cup at a hotel were systematically
executed while women were forced to watch, according to Kenya police
commander David Kimaiyo. The terrorists said the execution was in
response to the activity of Kenyan troops in Somalia. Kenya has sent
troops there to counter al-Shabaab kidnappings and attacks.
Russia cuts natural gas supply to Ukraine
USA Today - ussia cut the supplies as Monday's payment deadline passed
and negotiators failed to reach a deal on prices and unpaid bills amid
continued fighting in eastern Ukraine. The decision does not immediately
affect the gas flow to Europe but could disrupt the long-term energy
supply to the region if the issue remains unresolved.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
War Industry Stands to Make Billions Off ISIS Threat
Kurt Nimmo - Considering the current situation in Iraq and alarm
bells echoing through the halls of Congress, the sale will
undoubtedly go through without a hitch. On Monday AllGov.com
posted details of the sale to the floundering Shia regime in
$40-billion missile defense system proves unreliable
LA Times - The Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, or GMD,
was supposed to protect Americans against a chilling new threat
from "rogue states" such as North Korea and Iran. But a decade
after it was declared operational, and after $40 billion in
spending, the missile shield cannot be relied on, even in
carefully scripted tests that are much less challenging than an
actual attack would be, a Los Angeles Times investigation has
15 Americans Still Held Hostage Abroad or Missing
AllGov - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back on American soil, but
he was far from the only U.S. citizen being held in a foreign
land. At least 15 other Americans have been kidnapped, jailed on
questionable charges or are missing in other countries.
Issa Subpoenas IRS Commissioner On Lost Lerner Emails
The Daily Caller - House Oversight and Government Reform
Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa subpoenaed Internal Revenue
Service (IRS) commissioner John Koskinen to testify about Lois
Lerner’s “lost” emails and claimed that federal law mandates
that Lerner’s emails should have been preserved.
Church Groups Ship Illegals Deeper Into U.S.
Adan Salazar & Jakari Jackson - With DHS detainment facilities
and military bases swamped, church groups welcome illegals with
open arms. South Texas church groups are working around the
clock to shuttle what appears to be hundreds of illegal
immigrants to housing facilities, benefiting the Obama
administration in its deliberate plan to flood America with
illegal aliens for political purposes.
Sheriff Mack Smeared By SPLC “Connected” To Las Vegas Shooters
Ben Swann - Constitutional Sheriff Richard Mack supports cop
killing “patriots”? While those exact words have not yet been
used, that is the narrative that is being pushed by the Southern
Poverty Law Center and other media as they have found the
“connection” between two lunatic cop killers in Las Vegas and
Has the Dept. of Homeland Security Become America’s Standing
The Rutherford Institute - The third largest federal agency
behind the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, the
DHS—with its 240,000 full-time workers, $61 billion budget and
sub-agencies that include the Coast Guard, Customs and Border
Protection, Secret Service, Transportation Security
Administration (TSA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA)—has been aptly dubbed a “runaway train.”
Obama to sign order barring federal discrimination against gays
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama will sign an executive order
barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of
sexual orientation or gender identity, a White House official
said on Monday, handing another victory to gay rights
Sandy Hook Redux: Obama officials confirm that it was a drill
and no children died
Jim Fetzer - “I have a lot of sources in regards to as to what’s
going on with the president and the administration and so on,
and every one of my sources said it was a false flag”--Paul
Fed Prepares For Bond-Fund Runs, Looking At Imposing "Exit Fee"
Zero Hedge - It was two short years ago that the Fed, in its
relentless attempt to push everyone into the biggest equity
bubble of all time, did something many thought was merely a
backdoor ploy to forcibly reallocate capital out of the $2.7
trillion money market industry and into stocks when, as we wrote
in July 2012, it contemplated imposing suspensions of fund
redemptions to “allow for the orderly liquidation of funds
assets.” Or in other words “gate” money markets.
Walgreens' Planned Move From Illinois to Switzerland Would Save
$4 Billion in Taxes
Daily Paul - Walgreens could cost taxpayers $4 billion in lost
revenue over five years should the company decide to renounce
its American corporate legal status and move its official
address to Switzerland, a tax haven. The company is widely
reported to be considering this move and says it will announce
its intentions as soon as this summer. Walgreens is the nation’s
largest pharmacy retailer with 8,200 stores and locations in all
GM safety crisis grows with recall of 3 million more cars for
(Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) recalled three million more
cars for ignition switch issues on Monday, roughly doubling the
number of GM vehicles with known switch problems in a crisis
that has defined the automaker and new Chief Executive Mary
Barra this year.
Rare double tornado rip through Nebraska: 5-yo dead, 19 injured
RT - Several tornadoes tore through northeast Nebraska on
Monday, leaving one child dead and 19 injured and a path of
destruction in its wake as governor declares a state of
Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska puzzles scientists
AP - A moderate earthquake shook northwest Alaska on Monday, the
fifth temblor of the same magnitude since April in an area with
otherwise little activity, seismologists said.
Our solar team sets a hot and steamy world record
csironewsblog.com - A team of solar thermal engineers and
scientists at our Energy Centre in Newcastle have used the ample
sunlight flooding their solar fields to create what’s called
‘supercritical’ steam – an ultra-hot, ultra-pressurised steam
that’s used to drive the world’s most advanced power plant
turbines – at the highest levels of temperature and pressure
EVER recorded with solar power.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Biotech Seeks to Overturn Hawaii County GMO-Banning Law
Natural Society - Hawaii’s big island currently has a law
restricting the use of genetically modified crops. Mayor Billy
Kenoi signed Bill 113 into effect late last year. Now, several
Big Ag groups and farmers have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District
Court seeking to overturn the GMO ban.
Genetically modified ‘super banana’ to be tested on
RT - A vitamin-enhanced ‘super-banana’ developed by
scientists is to be tested on humans. The trials are
to take place in the US over a six-week period.
Researchers aim to start growing the fruit in Uganda
by 2020.... The project was created by Queensland
University of Technology (QUT) in Australia and
supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Cumin Essential Oil Offers Relief for IBS in
Green Med Info - Research from Tehran University of
Medical Sciences has concluded that cumin extract
can significantly reduce symptoms of irritable bowel
syndrome – also referred to as IBS and sometimes
referred as inflammatory bowel disease.
Natural antibiotics to stockpile now: 10 herbs and
foods that kill superbugs
(NaturalNews) Longtime readers of Natural News know
that, because of massive over-prescribing by the
modern healthcare industry, today's crop of
antibiotics are becoming less and less effective.
Sumac, the Super Food with an Off-the-Charts ORAC
Natural Society - Sumac is one of the foods listed
at the very top of the ORAC chart. In comparison, it
has roughly four times the ability to fight free
radicals as organic parsley which rates high on the
chart, and three times the free-radical fighting
ability as ground sage – also high on the ORAC
Top five foods to eat to avoid belly fat
(NaturalNews) Studies have linked excess belly fat
to high blood pressure, heart disease and even
premature death, yet millions of Americans remain
overweight, packing on pounds and inches each year.
The top ways companies routinely deceive Americans
with visual marketing tricks
(NaturalNews) We've all seen them: billboards and
commercials featuring delicious-looking, overstuffed
cheeseburgers; supermodels with not a single
physical flaw promoting makeup; the most enticing
luxury resorts the world has ever seen.
Full Disclosure: Parents Fault Medical Research
Study for Putting Preemies in Harm’s Way
dailysignal.com - In May 2007, Carrie and Shawn
Pratt agreed to sign up their severely premature
daughter, Dagen, for a government-funded study being
conducted at Duke University Hospital. The Pratts
say they were told that researchers simply were
gathering information to help other children. “We
never understood the study to be based on
manipulating her oxygen level to meet [researchers']
needs,” Carrie Pratt says.
California Measles: 85% of Those Contracting It Are
The Daily Sheeple - The current all-time-high
measles outbreak in California since measles was
‘eradicated’ due to vaccines and vaccinations, has
local health authorities stumped because 85% of
those contracting measles were fully vaccinated!
Foods to Avoid If You Have Acne
Dr. Mercola - Grains (both gluten-containing and
non-gluten) and sugar should be avoided if you
struggle with acne. Gluten may make your gut more
permeable, which allows proteins to get into your
bloodstream that would otherwise have been excluded,
sensitizing your immune system and promoting
inflammation, which can lead to acne.
10 Health Benefits of Ginger Tea
preventdisease.com - With its high levels of Vitamin
C, magnesium and other minerals, ginger root is
extremely beneficial for health. Once made into tea,
you can add peppermint, honey or lemon to make this
beverage into an incredible tea with immunity
boosters known to reduce inflammation and prevent
Strawberry Compound Shown to Protect Against
Alzheimer’s, Memory Loss
Natural Society - A recent study found that a
compound in strawberries and mangoes can actually
reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and help prevent
Chia and berries weight loss smoothie recipe
STEPin2 - This weight loss recipe is a smoothie full
of dietary fiber, which helps you feel full for
longer, so you eat less.
- June 16, 2014 - Today In History:
1812 - The City Bank of New York (later Citibank)
opened for business.
1858 - In a speech in Springfield, IL, U.S. Senate
candidate Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had
to be resolved. He declared, "A house divided
against itself cannot stand."
1884 - At Coney Island, in Brooklyn, NY, the first
roller coaster in America opened.
1890 - The second Madison Square Gardens opened.
1897 - The U.S. government signed a treaty of
annexation with Hawaii.
1903 - Ford Motor Company was incorporated.
1941 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered
the closure of all German consulates in the United
States. The deadline was set as July 10.
1952 - "Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl" was
published in the United States.
1955 - The U.S. House of Representatives voted to
extend Selective Service until 1959.
1978 - U.S. President Carter and Panamanian leader
Omar Torrijos ratified the Panama Canal treaties.
1983 - Yuri Andropov was elected chairman of the
Presidium of the Supreme Soviet. The position was
the equivalent of president.
1992 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush welcomed
Russian President Boris Yeltsin to a meeting in
Washington, DC. The two agreed in principle to
reduce strategic weapon arsenals by about two-thirds
by the year 2003.
1996 - Russian voters had their first independent
presidential election. Boris Yeltsin was the winner
after a run-off.
2000 - U.S. federal regulators approved the merger
of Bell Atlantic and GTE Corp. The merger created
the nation's largest local phone company.
2000 - U.S. Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson
reported that an employee at the Los Alamos National
Laboratory in New Mexico had discovered that two
computer hard drives were missing.
2008 - California began issuing marriage licenses to
US evacuates Baghdad embassy staff as ISIS militants overrun another
town in northwest Iraq
RT - Sunni insurgents led by ISIS jihadists captured the northwestern
Iraqi town of Tal Afar on Sunday, reports say, as the militants continue
their advance on Baghdad. The US says it is relocating some of its
embassy staff to other Iraqi cities.
Ukraine’s stance in gas talks with Russia is ‘blackmail’ – Gazprom CEO
RT - Gazprom considers Ukraine’s position a form of blackmail and a
method to negotiate an ultra-low price, Aleksey Miller, head of Russia's
Gazprom, said on Monday.
US, UK create joint team to prepare for air strikes in Iraq says
RT - Over a decade after the US and UK invaded Iraq in 2003, the
military allies have created a joint 'counter-terrorist' team to send to
the country. British officers are already on their way “to prepare for
possible air strikes,” The Sunday Times reports.
Iran will mull helping Iraq if officially asked
PressTV - A senior Iranian official has dismissed as “unreal” Western
reports about potential Iran-US cooperation in crisis-hit Iraq,
stressing that Tehran will consider helping Baghdad if officially asked
by the Iraqi government.
Syria pounds ISIS bases in coordination with Iraq
AFP - Syria's army has been pounding for 24 hours major bases of the
Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham in coordination with the Baghdad
government, a monitor said Sunday.
Iraq crisis: Isis forces kill dozens of soldiers in 'mass execution' as
country slides towards sectarian war
The Independent - Iraq is close to all-out sectarian war as the Islamic
State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) massacres dozens of Iraqi soldiers
in revenge for the loss of one of its commanders, and government
supporters in Baghdad warn that the spread of fighting to the capital
could provoke mass killings of the Sunni minority there.
ISIS Jihadists Release Shocking Photos...
The US-Australia Military Alliance against China
Global Research - No details were provided after a brief meeting at the
White House on Thursday, but there is no doubt that the agreements mark
another escalation of the Australian government’s involvement in
Washington’s military and strategic “pivot” to Asia to confront China.
Japan, North Korea to hold fresh talks
PressTV - Japan and North Korea are expected to hold fresh talks after
Pyongyang agreed to investigate the alleged kidnapping of Japanese
nationals to train spies.
In Explosive Scandal, Head Of Polish Central Bank Recorded Promising
Assistance To Government If Minister Fired
Zero Hedge - Yesterday, Polish magazine Wprost released a recording of a
meeting between Interior Minister Bartlomiej Sienkiewicz and central
bank Governor Marek Belka which took place in a Warsaw restaurant in
July 2013. In the recording, Belka told the minister he would be willing
to help the government out of its economic troubles if the finance
minister was fired.
Report: Gunmen Steal Radioactive Device From Mexican Research Lab
Mac Slavo - Amid the tense security situation created by thousands of
illegal immigrants compromising the southern border of the United
States, Mexican officials say that a radioactive device has been stolen
from a government research facility.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?
Ron Paul - The same foreign policy “experts” who lied us into
the Iraq war are now telling us we must re-invade Iraq to deal
with the disaster caused by their invasion! They cannot admit
they were wrong about the invasion being a “cakewalk” that would
pay for itself, so they want to blame last week’s events on the
2011 US withdrawal from Iraq. But the trouble started with the
2003 invasion itself, not the 2011 troop withdrawal. Anyone who
understands cause and effect should understand this.
ISIS 'greatest national security threat since 9/11,' lawmakers
RT - Prominent US Republicans say the recent success of Al-Qaeda
offshoot ISIS in Iraq and Syria poses a danger not only to the
stability of the Middle East, but also to US national security.
‘Inventing terrorists’: New study reveals FBI set up
RT - Nearly 95 per cent of terrorist arrests have been the
result of FBI foiling its own entrapment plots as a part of the
so-called post-9/11 War on Terror, a new study revealed.
Senior NSA Executive: NSA Started Spying On Journalists in 2002
... In Order to Make Sure They Didn't Report On Mass
Washington's Blog - …Senior NSA executive Thomas Drake tells
Washington’s Blog that the spying on reporters started 12 years
ago – in 2002 – and has been fairly systematic.
Xanax link to mass shootings confirmed yet again
(NaturalNews) The government's latest false flag attempt to
steal people's guns is backfiring after it was determined that
the alleged "shooter" at the University of California, Santa
Barbara, (UCSB) was most likely addicted to benzodiazepines, a
class of pharmaceuticals that can lead to extreme hysteria and
outbursts of violence.
Leaked Counter Terrorism Bulletin Warns Police of Impending
Mikael Thalen - Published by the New York State Intelligence
Center, the document, entitled “CTB 14-07: Recent Spike in
Violence Targeting Law Enforcement,” details several recent
shootings while warning police to be on the look out for people
displaying anti-government viewpoints.
New Ruling Shows the NSA Can't Legally Justify Its Phone Spying
Wired - The case, United States v. Davis , is important not only
because it provides substantive and procedural protections
against abuse of an increasingly common and highly invasive
surveillance method. It also provides support for something
Christopher Sprigman and I have said before — that the
government’s other “metadata” collection programs are
Child Immigrant Facility ‘Dog And Pony Show’ Invite Comes With
Tons Of Rules
Daily Caller - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
is welcoming members of Congress and their senior staff to tour
a temporary shelter being used to house illegal immigrant
children — but the invite comes with a list of rules, including
a suggestion that members leave their cellphones in their
State lawmakers push Common Core agenda with 340 bills
US Today - As of May 15, lawmakers introduced over 340 bills in
46 states—every state that had had a regular legislative session
this year— that addressed college- and career-readiness
education standards, including the Common Core. Of those, 30
would slow down or delay college- and career-readiness standards
and 35 would halt or revoke implementation altogether.
“Cluster Of Central Banks” Have Secretly Invested $29 Trillion
In The Market
Zero Hedge - Another conspiracy “theory” becomes conspiracy
“fact” as The FT reports “a cluster of central banking investors
has become major players on world equity markets.”
IMF Chief in favor of global warming carbon tax and cap and
Blacklisted News - The IMF Managing Director was in Canada to
address the International Economic Forum of the Americas, where
she used the opportunity to stress that governments must address
the costs climate inaction will incur. The economist noted that
efforts must be made to tackle atmospheric pollution, be they in
the form of a carbon tax or a cap and trade system.
The United States Of Debt: Total Debt In America Hits A New
Record High Of Nearly 60 Trillion Dollars
Economic Collapse - When you total up all forms of debt
including government debt, business debt, mortgage debt and
consumer debt, we are 59.4 trillion dollars in debt.
Vets watch as insurgents undo sacrifices in Iraq
AP - Marine Sgt. Colin Archipley's unit suffered heavy
casualties in the savage house-to-house fighting against
insurgents holed up in the Iraqi city of Fallujah in 2004.
Healthcare disgrace: 100,000 veterans discovered to endure long
wait times for initial doctor visits at VA hospitals
(NaturalNews) A just-released report by the Department of
Veterans Affairs (VA) revealed that the dearth of patient care
for our nation's veterans is more widespread -- and shocking --
than initially thought.
Homeland Security Police Caught Harassing Sick Veterans
disabledveterans.org - Veterans were horrified while seeking VA
health care on Wednesday when approached by Homeland Security
police in an Operation Shield exercise. The exercise was for the
purpose of “presence deterrence” at a VA health care facility in
Incurable chikungunya virus spreads in US, at least
6 states affected
RT - US health officials are on high alert as a
mosquito-borne virus that yet has no cure has struck
six of the US states. The virus called chikungunya
causes severe joint pain which can last for years.
Natural antibiotics to stockpile now: 10 herbs and
foods that kill superbugs
(NaturalNews) Longtime readers of Natural News know
that, because of massive over-prescribing by the
modern healthcare industry, today's crop of
antibiotics are becoming less and less effective.
Diet changes that may help reduce cancer risk
(NaturalNews) With the incidences of cancer seeming
to rise frequently according to the media outlets,
many people wonder if there is anything they can do
in order to significantly reduce that risk.
Flaxseeds are packed with fatty acids, lignans and
(NaturalNews) Flaxseeds are the best natural source
of lignans, which are unique polyphenols with
antioxidant and anti-estrogenic properties. In fact,
according to The World's Healthiest Foods website,
flaxseeds contain seven times more lignans than
sesame seeds (the runner up), 338 times more lignans
than sunflower seeds, 475 more lignans than cashew
nuts and an estimated 3,200 times more lignans than
Halt salt? Not so fast: scientists say not enough
can harm health
(NaturalNews) With the exception of people who toss
a pinch of salt over their shoulder for luck, sodium
is typically associated with anything but good
fortune. Individuals are often warned to cut back on
it, if not avoid it altogether.
Man Uses Cannabis Oil to Successfully Treat Another
Incurable Disease – COPD
Natural Society - Most cannabis treatment-related
awareness has migrated toward cancer, Crohn’s
Disease, chronic epileptic seizures, and glaucoma.
Even Parkinson’s disease and MS victims have
experienced positive results from various cannabis
with THC applications. But COPD victims can utilize
this plant as well.
Extensive Review Highlights Overwhelming Evidence
for Turmeric Health Benefits
Natural Society - According to the review, cucumin
has been shown to “exhibit therapeutic potential” in
a long list of diseases including: cancer,
allergies, asthma, bronchitis, colitis, arthritis,
diabetes, psoriasis, obesity, depression, fatigue,
Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy,
multiple sclerosis, AIDS, kidney disease, and even
Burning Incense May Cause Inflammation and Cancer
preventdisease.com - A popular cultural practice in
many parts of the world, incense may create a sweet
scent, but it also generates indoor air pollutants
that cause inflammation in human respiratory organs
as well as a variety of carcinogenic agents
resulting in far more risk in their use than any
This Single Seasonal Indiscretion Can Mean Death in
Minutes for Your Pet
Dr. Becker - Just as temperatures will climb over
the next few months, so will the risk of overheating
in pets. And inevitably, far too many precious dogs
and even a few cats will succumb to heatstroke this
summer. Most cases of pets dying from heat exposure
are not reported, but estimates are that several
hundred dogs suffer this slow, agonizing fate every
- June 13, 2014 - Today In History:
1777 - The Marquis de Lafayette arrived in the
American colonies to help with their rebellion
against the British.
1789 - Ice cream was served to General George
Washington by Mrs. Alexander Hamilton.
1866 - The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
was passed by the U.S. Congress. It was ratified on
July 9, 1868. 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.
1888 - The U.S. Congress created the Department of
1898 - The Canadian Yukon Territory was organized.
1912 - Captain Albert Berry made the first
successful parachute jump from an airplane in
1920 - The U.S. Post Office Department ruled that
children may not be sent by parcel post.
1927 - Charles Lindbergh was honored with a
ticker-tape parade in New York City.
1927 - For the first time, an American Flag was
displayed from the right hand of the Statue of
1940 - Paris was evacuated before the German advance
on the city.
1943 - German spies landed on Long Island, New York.
They were soon captured.
1944 - Germany launched 10 of its new V1 rockets
against Britain from a position near the Channel
coast. Of the 10 rockets only 5 landed in Britain
and only one managed to kill (6 people in London).
1951 - U.N. troops seized Pyongyang, North Korea.
1966 - The landmark "Miranda vs. Arizona" decision
was issued by the U.S. Supreme Court. The decision
ruled that criminal suspects had to be informed of
their constitutional rights before being questioned
1967 - Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall was
nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson to become
the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
1971 - The New York Times began publishing the
"Pentagon Papers". The articles were a secret study
of America's involvement in Vietnam.
1979 - Sioux Indians were awarded $105 million in
compensation for the U.S. seizure in 1877 of their
Black Hills in South Dakota.
1989 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush exercised his
first Presidential veto on a bill dealing with
1994 - A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, found Exxon
Corp. and Captain Joseph Hazelwood to be reckless in
the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
1995 - France announced that they would conduct
eight more nuclear tests in the South Pacific.
2000 - In Pyongyang, North Korea's leader Kim Jong
Il welcomed South Korea's President Kim Dae for a
three-day summit. It was the first such meeting
between the leaders of North and South Korea.
2004 - Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated
his 80th birthday with a 13,000-foot parachute jump
over his presidential library in College Station,
2005 - Singer Michael Jackson was acquitted on
charges of molesting a 13-year-old cancer survivor
at his Neverland ranch.
2009 - Incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was declared
the winner of a disputed Iranian presidential vote,
touching off weeks of mass demonstrations
VIDEO: Iraq battling Takfiris north of Baghdad
Press TV - Iraqi security officials said on Friday that the army is
battling the terrorists in the outskirts of the city of Muqdadiyah,
situated northeast of Baquba, in Iraq’s eastern Diyala Province.
How The US Is Arming Both Sides Of The Iraqi Conflict
Zero Hedge - To summarize: the US was arming and training the same Al
Qaeda/ISIS groups of Jihadists, that it concurrently gave Iraq weapons
to fight. And since the Iraq army has so far proven utterly incapable of
any resistance, it is now up to US drones to "fight" the same "rebels"
that the US itself was collaborating with until a month or so ago.
‘Powers to blame for Iraq terror acts’
Press TV - A senior Iranian commander says big powers and their regional
allies are to blame for the spread of terrorist acts by Takfiri
militants in the region.
VIDEO: Filipinos protest against US treaty
Press TV - Hundreds of Filipinos have held a protest rally against a
recent treaty that gives US forces greater military access to bases
across the country.
Tear gas, stun grenades: Brazilian police disperse protesters hours
before WC opener
RT - Brazilian police have used teargas and stun grenades in San Paolo
clashing with about 200 protesters angry with the govt overspending on
the 2014 FIFA World Cup. This occurred hours before the tournament’s
opening game to be held in the city.
floodgate to open? EU ministers back deal to let nations decide fate of
RT - European Union governments have decided to let member states go
their own way when it comes to genetically modified organisms (GMOs),
allowing EU nations to either ban the crops or grow them as they see
fit. The move ends years of legislative deadlock.
'White phosphorus' reports: Ukraine military 'dropped incendiary bombs'
RT - Residents of Slavyansk and its suburbs were awoken overnight on
Thursday by what they say were incendiary bombs that were dropped on
their city by Kiev’s military. Witnesses and local media reports
suggested that the bombs might be phosphorous.
Iraq Releases Gun Camera Footage Of Deadly Air Strikes On Al-Qaeda
Zero Hedge - It may not be quite as exciting (yet) as CNN's night vision
coverage of the air bombing campaign from Operation Desert Storm, but in
an attempt, we assume, to boost morale and to show that the Iraqi army
isn't folding like John Boehner at the first sign of Al-Qaeda ISIS
Unprecedented’: 13 aircraft mysteriously disappear from radars in heart
RT - A total of 13 aircraft suddenly vanished off radars for about 25
minutes on two occasions over Austria and neighboring countries,
Austria's flight safety monitor said, calling for an EU probe into the
Win: Kyrgyzstan Initiates 100% GMO Ban for 5.5 Million Population
Natural Society - This past Wednesday a nation bordering China and South
of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, decided to become one of the first countries
in the world to ban all GMO crops as well as the sale and importation of
genetically modified organisms. This means that roughly 5,500,000
inhabitants of this country can enjoy better reproductive, cellular, and
digestive health while the environment evades millions more pounds of
EU Moves to Eliminate Many Food Label Expiration Dates
Natural Society - A report from Waste & Resources Action Programme
(WRAP), a non-profit organization focused on reducing food waste, has
motivated the EU to present a discussion paper to agricultural
ministers, calling for the lifting of a requirement that mandates “best
by” dating on foods with long shelf-lives.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Bowe Bergdahl Arrives in Texas After Years as Taliban Prisoner
NBCNews.com - Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived in Texas early Friday,
returning to the U.S. after spending nearly five years as a
captive of the Taliban in Afghanistan. The Pentagon
confirmed around 3:35 a.m. ET that Bergdahl had landed in San
Antonio, Texas. He was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center,
where he will continue treatment initiated at a U.S. military
hospital in Germany.
6 Reasons to Oppose Common Core
Activistpost.com - Many parents are beginning to ask this
question as the debate over Common Core heats up. There are
several reasons Common Core is a really bad thing for your kids.
Will Obama seek approval for Iraq strike?
The Hill - The White House dodged questions Thursday on whether
President Obama would seek congressional approval to launch
airstrikes against Iraq in response to a surge of sectarian
violence. "We would have to get back to you on how that would
proceed if that decision were made," press secretary Jay Carney
Ex-border agents: Immigrant flood 'orchestrated
WND - An organization of former Border Patrol agents Wednesday
charged that the federal government, under the administration of
President Obama, is deliberately arranging for a flood of
immigrant children to arrive in America for political purposes.
Vacant Social Security Building In Baltimore Could Soon House
Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrant Children
CBS News - Baltimore may soon be the home to hundreds of illegal
immigrant children who were taken into custody at the border.
WBFF-TV reports that the former Social Security building, which
has been vacant for months, could be designated to house
hundreds of children crossing the border illegally with no adult
Here are 33 Questionable Entries on the ‘Viral’ Everytown Map of
All School Shootings Since Newtown
ijreview.com - Everytown for Gun Safety is an activist
organization against law-abiding citizens carrying firearms. It
was founded by Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts, and as The
Blaze reports, headlines that 1.37 school shootings have
occurred “every single week in the U.S. since the deadly 2012
shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.”
Cop Suspended with Pay For Allegedly Stealing Make-A-Wish
Foundation Gift from 3-Year-Old
Mikael Thalen - An off-duty Memphis police officer was suspended
with pay this week after reportedly stealing a Make-A-Wish
Foundation gift from a terminally ill three-year-old.
Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown
The Guardian - A US Department of Defense (DoD) research
programme is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks
and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the
Immigration Shelter Photos: Feds Treat Illegal Aliens Better
Kit Daniels - Exclusive photos of an illegal immigrant shelter
on a military base in Texas emphasize how the Obama
administration is quick to aid illegal aliens but not veterans,
especially not the vets being horribly mistreated at VA
hospitals or even the homeless veterans struggling on the
streets across America.
VIDEO: Business adds 'living wage surcharge' after minimum wage
komonews.com - A locally-owned parking business is adding an
unusual charge that customers are just starting to notice. On
every receipt from Masterpark, in between the "airport access
fee" and the "sales tax," is a line that reads "Living Wage
Surcharge." The company is tacking on an additional 99-cents per
day fee now that the law requires paying employees at least $15
Oil Soars, Stocks Slide On Fears Of Iraq 3.0
Zero Hedge - It seems blood on Iraq streets and infringements
near oil reserves is enough to pop crude oil price, break the
airlines bubble, stall the Trannies unstoppable surge, and spark
volume selling through the US equity markets.
Australia Seizes 360M From Dormant Bank Accounts And All 50 U.S.
States Are Doing This Too
Economic Collapse - Australia seized a whopping 360 million
dollars from dormant bank accounts. And this kind of thing is
going on all over America as well. In fact, all 50 states
actually pay private contractors to locate bank accounts and
unclaimed property that can be seized. In some states, no effort
will be made to contact you when your property is confiscated.
Silk Road Bitcoin On The Move For Government Auction Of $18
Million Worth At End Of The Month
Forbes - Last fall, the FBI took down the world’s biggest online
drug bazaar Silk Road, and arrested the man it alleged to be its
kingpin, Ross Ulbricht, 30. The feds seized the site’s assets
and Ulbricht’s which were primarily the currency of choice for
anonymous purchases: Bitcoin. A whole lot of Bitcoin: 144,000
from Ulbricht and 30,000 from Silk Road coffers, worth over $100
million at Bitcoin’s current $600 valuation. Nine months later,
the government is ready to auction some of it off.
U.S. nuclear workers suffer severe brain damage, teeth fall out
while truth is buried
(NaturalNews) Workers at the federal government's Hanford Site,
a Department of Energy facility in Washington State that serves
as a repository for spent nuclear power plant fuel rods, say
their health has been adversely affected by what they say is
toxic exposure to chemicals and radiation.
American scientists controversially recreate deadly Spanish Flu
The Independent - The extinct influenza virus that caused the
worst flu pandemic in history has been recreated from fragments
of avian flu found in wild ducks in a controversial experiment
to show how easy it would be for the deadly flu strain to
5 Reasons You Should Be Preparing
Tess Pennington - Most people prepare based on their
understanding of the emergencies that are most likely to affect
them. Unfortunately, most of society feels that natural
disasters are the only type of scenario they should prepare for.
This misconception sets many up for the possibility of falling
victim to the other types of emergencies that are out there.
Top 5 health benefits of eating mangos
(NaturalNews) The juicy, tropical flavor of mangos
are enjoyed by many, but there are other benefits of
eating the fruit beyond its flavor.
Combat age spots naturally with these foods
(NaturalNews) Also known as "liver spots," age spots
have nothing to do with health changes to the liver
and everything to do with the skin and its exposure
to sunlight as well as the natural process of aging.
Bacteria-eating combo virus sprayed on meats,
cheeses and organic foods
(NaturalNews) Clever labeling laws have made it
possible for companies to spray a bacteria-eating
virus, the food additive called "Listex," on organic
food and get away with it. You can find this
cocktail of six bacteria-eating viruses (bacteriophages)
on everything from meat and cheese to fruits and
Is this even America? Teen ripped from her family by
medical authorities begs to go home
(NaturalNews) There has been an epidemic of forced
toxic medications on children to the point of taking
those children away from their parents. This current
situation, created by Boston Children's Hospital
(BCH), is as bad as it gets, or even worse.
Mad Cow Scare Prompts New England Whole Foods
Supplier to Recall over 4,000 Lbs. of Meat
Breitbart - Fruitland American Meat announced
Thursday that it was recalling 4,012 pounds of beef
sold to a Whole Foods distribution center in
Connecticut that services New England-area stores.
The cuts of beef never had the dorsal root ganglia
removed from them -- a potentially fatal federal
Hemp Dog Cafe: Virginia's first hemp food cart
nbc12.com - After Colorado and Washington state
legalized recreational marijuana, cannabis
businesses boomed. Now some Richmond entrepreneurs
want to turn that trend into a new restaurant. The
Hemp Dog Cafe debuted at the Richmond Bacon Festival
on Sunday with hot dog buns made from hemp: hemp
seeds, hemp oil, hemp flour. And yes, it's legal.
The Big Beer Cover-Up Exposed; MillerCoors Caught
Hiding Ingredients Facts from Consumers
(NaturalNews) Less than 24 hours after the Food Babe
launched a petition demanding beer companies
publicly disclose their ingredients (yes, beer
ingredients are a long-kept secret and they are not
required by the FDA to disclose them), the
MillerCoors company has been caught deceiving the
public over its use of corn syrup derived from
genetically modified corn.
Monsanto Teaching a Health Class In a School Near
Activist Post - I'm retelling this story not to
cause sheer outrage or bring down shame and fire on
one school in one instance, but to let you know
definitively that Monsanto representatives could
visit a school near you to teach a class.
Appetite suppressant cayenne and turmeric green tea
STEPin2 - This weight loss recipe is an appetite
suppressant tea. Because it includes green tea, it
also means it has anti-inflammatory properties and
contains antioxidants for our health.
Organic Trade Groups Finding Pesticides On Over 45
Percent of Organic Produce - 77 Percent of Organic
Grapes Test Positive
preventdisease.com - Agency in Canada has found that
nearly half the organic fresh fruits and vegetables
tested in the past two years contained pesticide
residue, violating maximum allowable limits for the
presence of pesticides, the data shows.
Can Eating Certain Foods Starve Cancer? An
Natural Society - Did you know that certain foods
can assist in the annihilation of existing cancer
cells, helping your body to fight off the
potentially fatal disease?
New Evidence Shows Link Between Spaying, Neutering
Dr. Becker - The controversy over this routine
procedure is sure to widen with this new study of
over 2,500 dogs. Most vets recommend this procedure
that was found to increase the risk in certain dogs
of developing several types of cancer, behavior
problems, and a fear of storms.
Ex-Employees say State Treats are Repackaged
Susan Thixton - Huffington Post Canada is reporting
that former Normerica Inc. workers claim employees
"routinely switch pet treats between different brand
names packages and re-date them".
The Romance is Over
Susan Thixton - Right from a document on the FDA
website - confirmation that meat from dead, dying,
diseased or disabled animals (4-D) are used in pet
food. It is a violation of law that no regulatory
authority seems to care about. And no pet food
consumer is told about (which pet foods use 4-D
VIDEO: Woman fighting to keep her pet deer from
aol.com - A Vermilion woman is in danger of having
her pet deer euthanized by state wildlife
authorities. Deborah Parker says the deer is a
family pet, but state laws say otherwise.
YouTube: Missing, Presumed Dead The Search for
Hundreds of American POWs from the Korean War were
abandoned in North Korea after hostilities ended in
1953. When it became apparent that repatriating
these men would not be feasible, the U.S. government
declared them, “missing, presumed dead.” Learn more
- June 12, 2014 - Today In History:
1665 - England installed a municipal government in
New York. It was the former Dutch settlement of New
1812 - Napoleon's invasion of Russia began.
1838 - The Iowa Territory was organized.
1900 - The Reichstag approved a second law that
would allow the expansion of the German navy.
1918 - The first airplane bombing raid by an
American unit occurred on World War I's Western
Front in France.
1921 - U.S. President Warren Harding urged every
young man to attend military training camp.
1935 - U.S. Senator Huey Long of Louisiana made the
longest speech on Senate record. The speech took 15
1/2 hours and was filled by 150,000 words.
1935 - The Chaco War was ended with a truce. Bolivia
and Paraguay had been fighting since 1932.
1939 - The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
was dedicated in Cooperstown, New York.
1941 - In London, the Inter-Allied Declaration was
signed. It was the first step towards the
establishment of the United Nations.
1944 - Chinese Communist leader Mao Tse-tung
announced that he would support Nationalist leader
Chiang Kai-shek in the war against Japan.
1967 - State laws which prohibited interracial
marriages were ruled unconstitutional by the U.S.
1982 - 75,000 people rallied against nuclear weapons
in New York City's Central Park. Jackson Browne,
James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, and Linda Ronstadt
were in attendance.
1985 - The U.S. House of Representatives approved
$27 million in aid to the Nicaraguan contras.
1987 - U.S. President Reagan publicly challenged
Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
1992 - In a letter to the U.S. Senate, Russian Boris
Yeltsin stated that in the early 1950's the Soviet
Union had shot down nine U.S. planes and held 12
1996 - In Philadelphia a panel of federal judges
blocked a law against indecency on the internet. The
panel said that the 1996 Communications Decency Act
would infringe upon the free speech rights of
2003 - In Arkansas, Terry Wallis spoke for the first
time in nearly 19 years. Wallis had been in a coma
since July 13, 1984, after being injured in a car
2009 - In the U.S., The switch from analog TV
transmission to digital was completed.
Russia sends 24 warships, bombers to Baltic drills as NATO stages war
RT - On Wednesday, Moscow deployed a grouping of 24 Baltic Fleet
warships and vessels for military drills in its exclave on the Baltic
Sea coast. The drills were launched on Tuesday in response to NATO’s
international drills – Saber Strike 2014 and BALTOPS 2014 –near Russia’s
Iraq Gives Obama Green Light To Commence “Kinetic Support” Against Al
Zero Hedge - It appears that the best diversion from Obama’s latest bevy
of scandals, including the VA snafu and the Bergdahl fiasco, will be yet
another war, one which Iraq just gave the green light for.
Canada's cyberbullying law would let police ‘remotely hack into
computers, mobile devices, or cars’
National Post - Experts say police would be able to install viruses, or
malware, into the electronics of anyone suspected of a crime, after
gaining judicial approval. The bill expands the definition for “tracking
device” and adds the concept of a “transmission data recorder” into the
US commandos get permanent Eastern European foothold
RT - American special operations units permanently deployed in Eastern
Europe are no longer just on the Pentagon’s wish list. About 100
instructors are set to train spec ops teams in former Soviet bloc states
to ‘message’ Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine.
VIDEO: Putin warns Kiev against refusing gas price discount offer
Press TV - Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Ukraine against
refusing a reduced gas price offer, amid a long-running dispute over the
price of Russian gas deliveries.
VIDEO: ISIL militants capture city of Tikrit in Iraq
Press TV - Local police said on Wednesday that the al-Qaeda-linked
militants also seized a military camp south of Tikrit. “...Tikrit is in
the hands of the militants,” a police colonel said of the seizure, with
a police brigadier general confirming that the militants raided from the
north, west and south of the city. Update:
Iraqi forces recapture Tikrit
Militants seize Turkish consulate, take 80 Turks hostage in Iraqi city
RT - Jihadist insurgents have kidnapped 49 people in the Turkish
consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and 31 Turkish truck
drivers in separate attacks, Ankara said. Al-Qaeda offshoot ISIS has
been advancing on the cities north of Baghdad.
Mosul Seized: Jihadis Loot $429m from City's Central Bank to Make Isis
World's Richest Terror Force
IB Times - The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (Isis) has become the
richest terror group ever after looting 500 billion Iraqi dinars - the
equivalent of $429m (£256m) - from Mosul's central bank, according to
the regional governor.
‘on alert’ as NATO convenes emergency meeting on ISIL invasion in
StratRisks - The state of Turkey was “on alert” late June 11 after 80
Turkish citizens, including Consul General Öztürk Yılmaz, have been
taken hostage by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the
northern Iraqi city of Mosul, as Turkish authorities talked to their
U.S. counterparts on phone and briefed their NATO allies at an emergency
Iraq Would Not Have An Al-Qaeda Problem If the State Allowed Citizens to
Kurt Nimmo - Nuri al-Maliki, the Bush neocon choice to run post-invasion
Iraq, is offering citizens weapons to fight al-Qaeda affiliate the
Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS). The terrorist group has
taken control of Mosul and is moving on other areas of the northern Iraq
province of Nineveh, including Hawijah, Zab, Riyadh, Abbasi, Rashad and
Australia plan for US F-35 purchases criticized
Press TV - Australia has committed to purchasing the F-35 combat
aircraft from the US, which itself is spending 1 trillion dollars on the
biggest defense program in its history. However, Pentagon’s inspector
general has identified 719 specific problems with the aircraft, ranging
from minor to mission-critical.
The return of polio in Turkey: Syrian refugees in Istanbul
RT - Between June 5 and 11, more than 500,000 children will be
vaccinated against the poliovirus and to that end, specialist teams are
now going door to door in an effort to inoculate the children of Syrian
U.S. News, Politics & Government
“Suspicious device” explodes at Nogales, Arizona power plant
azcentral.com - A makeshift bomb exploded at a Nogales, Ariz.,
power plant Wednesday morning, damaging a large fuel tank and
prompting an investigation by the FBI and federal bomb experts.
More Facts About The Tea-Party's "Goliath-Slayer" David Brat
Zero Hedge - Slowly but surely, more is being revealed about
Eric Cantor's unknown until now (so unknown that his Wikipedia
entry was only two sentences before Tuesday night) nemesis, the
anti-big business, anti-Wall Street, anti establishment
"Goliath-slayer" David Brat.
Updated: Fate Of Officer Who Shot Tied Dog
Activist Post - Last week, a grand jury handed down an
indictment of one count of aggravated cruelty to an animal - a
very serious charge that is a felony offense. A grand jury
warrant was issued for his arrest. Judge Kent Savoie set
Thierbach's bond at $20,000. Former Sulphur officer Thierbach
was expected to turn himself in - he was arrested on Friday
Four former Blackwater security guards go on trial in the US
over the 2007 killings of Iraqi civilians
Press TV - On Wednesday, Paul Slough, Evan Liberty, Dustin Heard
and Nicholas Slatten appeared before a federal court in
Washington for the selection of jury, AFP reported.
Border Sheriff Likens Influx Of Illegal Immigrants To Hurricane
(KRLD) – “How do you prepare for that?” says Don Ray, the
Executive Director of the Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition. “You
can’t have an influx of people like that without having an
impact; I think we saw that after Katrina. It’s relocation
services that are really taking place.
Illegal Immigrants Intentionally Surrendering to Border Patrol
to Gain Entry to US
Breitbart - Illegal immigrants are reportedly signaling federal
officials to detain them once they are near the U.S.-Mexico
border, as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials
have declared they may not pursue all illegal immigrants who do
not show up for hearings after they enter the country.
Obama Endorses Australian-Style Gun Confiscation
Mikael Thalen - President ignores drop in gun crime, applauds
Australian gun confiscation. Answering questions with Tumblr
founder David Karp, Obama pointed to several recent high profile
shootings as proof of epidemic gun crime.
White House: Obama Prepared To Act ‘Unilaterally’ Again Using
‘Executive Authority’ On Guns
personalliberty.com - President Barack Obama is looking for new
ways to act “administratively, unilaterally using his executive
authority” to enact new gun control legislation, White House
spokesman Josh Earnest said during a press conference Tuesday.
No, Canada: Sen. Ted Cruz has formally shed his dual citizenship
Dallas News - Cruz’s birth in Canada was never a secret. But it
proved a political liability, with detractors taunting him as
“Canadian Ted” and critics suggesting that his birthplace made
him ineligible to run for president.
12 Numbers About The Global Financial Ponzi Scheme That Should
Be Burned Into Your Brain
Economic Collapse - The numbers that you are about to see are
likely to shock you. They prove that the global financial Ponzi
scheme is far more extensive than most people would ever dare to
19 Reasons To Laugh When Anyone Tells You That The Economy Is In
Zero Hedge - Every day, the establishment media points to the
fact that global stock markets have soared to unprecedented
heights as evidence that the economy is improving. But just
because a bunch of wealthy people have gotten temporarily even
richer on paper does not mean that the real economy is in good
Bank of America Shocker: New Commercial Loan Plunge Is Largest
Zero Hedge - A shocker from Bank of America: "The number of new
commercial loans made by BAC has declined notably over the first
half of the year. Measured as an indexed level to cycle peak
(which was December 2005), the data show that the recent drop
was the largest since the recovery began." Oops. If this is
accurate then not only is the Fed fabricating loan data
outright, it is massively misrepresenting the general direction
of loan creation altogether.
Introducing The Latest Tactic For Governments To Raise Cash
Zero Hedge - ‘Creativity’ isn’t usually a word associated with
‘government’. Words like stodgy, bureaucratic, and incompetent
are typically more appropriate. But there is at least one area
where bankrupt governments in particular tend to be
exceptionally creative - finding unique ways to steal people’s
money... and among the most unique just hit the great state of
Google’s New All-Seeing Satellites Have Huge Potential—For Good
Wired - Now, with the $500 million purchase of Skybox, a startup
that shoots high-res photos and video with low-cost satellites,
Google can extend its reach far across the offline world.
Bad news for GPS: Sun releases three powerful flares in two days
RT - The flares — short-lived but incredibly powerful bursts of
radiation that bring goodies from the sun like gases, plasma and
other matters in the solar system — are not entirely unusual. At
least two of this week’s events have been larger than normal,
though, and may interfere with high-frequency radio
communications and GPS signals million miles away, according to
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Conventional agriculture has brought Dust Bowl back to Texas and
(NaturalNews) Conventional commercial agricultural methods which
involve poisoning of the soil, monocultural practices, repeated
plowing of fields and removal of trees are being blamed for
returning "Dust Bowl" conditions across much of the Midwest and
Grow Your Own Anti-Aging Skin Care
Natural Blaze - In addition to enhancing the taste of food, many
herbs also have strong anti-aging properties. And best of all,
you can find many of them at your local grocery store
year-round. Now that it’s summer, you can also look at a
farmer’s market in your area where naturally grown herbs are for
sale. Or, if you’re feeling ambitious and have the space, why
not plant your own anti-aging herb garden?
Heinz hides GMO corn in 'all natural' vinegar,
(NaturalNews) The "all natural" label on food
products is sort of like a gated community; it
provides a false sense of security. USDA Certified
Organic is the only seal completely regulated by the
Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
7 Herbs to manage cholesterol naturally
(NaturalNews) Cholesterol is a necessary component
of the blood. A waxy substance, cholesterol is found
in the lipids of blood. The body uses it to build
new cells, but having high levels of cholesterol can
lead to conditions that threaten good health.
Is mold making you sick?
(NaturalNews) Suffering from brain fog, chronic
fatigue or insomnia? How about depression, migraines
or inflammation? If so, you may have a problem with
an internal mold infection.... If you believe that
you have an issue with mold, the following protocol
Eating Flaxseed May Reduce Breast Cancer Mortality
By Up To 70%
Green Med Info - Mammograms do nothing to prevent
breast cancer or improve survival rates. But the
amazing little flaxseed does.
5 Easy Ways to Use Food Grade Activated Charcoal
Natural Society - Food grade activated charcoal is
an amazingly useful substance. Here are 5 easy ways
to use and benefit from food-grade activated
5 Ingredients You Absolutely Must Avoid In Processed
preventdisease.com - There will always be some
ingredients in processed foods that we turn a blind
eye to on the label. These are 5 ingredients that I
implore you not to follow that mindset.
Getting Off Cardiovascular Meds - Tomato's
Powerhouse Antioxidant Lycopene Widens Blood Vessels
By More Than 50 Percent
preventdisease.com - Cardiovascular medications,
especially those for hypertension, constitute
approximately 25 percent of all prescribed
medications in the world. By decreasing vascular
resistance and blood flow these drugs have many side
effects including blood disorders, impotence,
inflammation of the liver, elevated blood glucose,
increased heart rate, depression and even cancer.
Calamus Root – The Natural Remedy to Kick a Smoking
Natural Society - Calamus root can calm the nervous
system. Just by chewing on the root, it can take the
edge off of cigarette cravings so that it is easier
to stop smoking.
Wednesday - June 11, 2014 - Today In History:
1776 - In America, the Continental Congress formed a
committee to draft a Declaration of Independence
1915 - British troops took Cameroon in Africa.
1927 - Charles A. Lindberg was presented the first
Distinguished Flying Cross.
1936 - The Presbyterian Church of America was formed
in Philadelphia, PA.
1937 - Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a purge of
Red Army generals.
1940 - The Italian Air Force bombed the British
fortress at Malta in the Mediterranean.
1942 - The U.S. and the Soviet Union signed a lend
lease agreement to aid the Soviets in their effort
in World War II.
1943 - During World War II, the Italian island of
Pantelleria surrendered after a heavy air
1947 - The U.S. government announced an end to sugar
1963 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested in
Florida for trying to integrate restaurants.
1963 - Alabama Gov. George Wallace allowed two black
students to enroll at the University of Alabama.
1981 - The first major league baseball player's
strike began. It would last for two months.
1987 - Margaret Thatcher became the first British
prime minister in 160 years to win a third
consecutive term of office.
1990 - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a law that
would prohibit the desecration of the American Flag.
1991 - Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines erupted.
The eruption of ash and gas could be seen for more
than 60 miles.
1993 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that people who
commit "hate crimes" could be sentenced to extra
punishment. The court also ruled in favor of
religious groups saying that they indeed had a
constitutional right to sacrifice animals during
1998 - Mitsubishi of America agreed to pay $34
million to end the largest sexual harassment case
filed by the U.S. government. The federal lawsuit
claimed that hundreds of women at a plant in Normal,
IL, had endured groping and crude jokes from male
2001 - Timothy McVeigh was executed by injection for
the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168
2002 - The singing competition "American Idol"
debuted on Fox.
2009 - The World Health Organization declared the
swine flu outbreak a pandemic.
Kiev's bloody eastern Ukraine campaign LIVE UPDATES
RT - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on fighters to lay
down their arms as the crisis deepens, with dozens dead, hundreds
wounded and tens of thousands of refugees. In the last few days, 20,000
people have crossed the border into Russia.
‘Arrogant & reckless’: London mayor buys England’s first water cannons
RT - London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced the purchase of first
water cannons for the Metropolitan Police. The move triggered uproar in
the UK as deployment of the cannons has not been authorized and 98
percent of the population is against their use.
E. Ukraine self-defense forces organize secret training camps
RT - Despite a pledge from new Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to
broker a ceasefire, there is no end in sight to the military offensive
in the east of the country, where self-defense forces have organized
improvised training camps.
Five Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan after air support
accidentally dropped bombs on them
Daily Mail - The incident, which reportedly saw a B-1 Lancer strategic
bomber accidentally drop its payload in the wrong place, is the
deadliest case of friendly-fire since the war began nearly 13 years ago.
Al Qaeda Militants Capture US-Made Black Hawk Helicopters In Iraq
Zero Hedge - Al Qaida-inspired militants from ISIS, or the Islamic State
of Iraq and al-Sham, overran much of Mosul on Tuesday, seizing
government buildings, pushing out security forces and capturing military
vehicles as thousands of residents fled the second-largest city.
State of emergency: ISIS militants overrun Iraq city of 1.8mn, free
RT - Heavily-armed, Al-Qaeda-affiliated militants have seized the Iraqi
city of Mosul, driving back government forces. Officials say the Iraqi
Army’s soldiers are demoralized and are no match for the attacking
U.S. News, Politics & Government
The most dangerous division of Eric Holder’s DOJ that you’ve
never heard of
TheBlaze.com - There’s a little-known division of the Department
of Justice that has been bilking the taxpayers of millions of
dollars each year and redistributing it to its political and
legal allies, creating costly and wide-reaching regulations
without any congressional oversight or public comment and
seeking to expropriate private land without compensation. The
name of this division? The Environment and Natural Resources
Ron Paul On Obama’s Foreign Policy: ‘Disobey Us And We Will Bomb
RT - Former White House hopeful and longtime lawmaker Ron Paul
says United State President Barack Obama’s recent major foreign
policy speech was a “disappointment” to anyone holding out for
change from the current administration.
How Did Unemployed Felon Jerad Miller Buy Expensive Firearms and
Infowars.com - Overlooked in the emerging background story on
shooter Jerad Miller is how he managed to purchase firearms.
Miller was a convicted felon, so legally purchasing the firearms
he allegedly used in last weekend’s rampage is out of the
NYC settles with 14 Occupy protesters for $583G over arrests
Fox News - The $583,000 pact involves 14 demonstrators who said
police ordered them to leave but prevented them from doing so
and arrested them in lower Manhattan early on New Year's Day
2012. The disorderly conduct cases got dismissed, according to
the protesters' federal lawsuit, which argues they were arrested
"for expressing their views."
Angry wife prosecuted under international chemical weapons ban
for coating doorknob with common chemicals
(NaturalNews) The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the federal
government exceeded its authority when it used an international
chemical weapons treaty as the means to prosecute a rejected
wife who sought revenge on her husband's lover.
Six down: Another city unanimously votes to block NDAA detention
Activist Post - PANDA Massachusetts and the Massachusetts
Resistance is announcing its latest civil rights victory.
Rutland, MA has passed the Rutland Restoring Constitutional
Governance Resolution (RCGR) by a unanimous margin. This
resolution provides inhabitants of Rutland their first legal
defense against indefinite detentions since passage of the 2012
MSNBC Unleashes Propaganda Machine In Response To Vegas
Shooting, Blames Liberty Movement
Liberty Crier - According to MSNBC, the liberty movement is a
hate movement and is to blame for the killing of two police
officers in Las Vegas. MSNBC’s overlying message is that if you
love liberty you are to blame, and you should feel shame, so be
sure to tuck your political beliefs away or you might be deemed
a mass murdering, anti-government white supremacist.
The first legal US drone will be flown by BP
The Verge - With more than a year left before it's expected to
draft safety rules for UAVs, the Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) has given its first permit for commercial drone flights
over land. BP oil and drone manufacturer AeroVironment were
granted approval to use the Puma AE drone, a small,
hand-launched craft originally designed for the military, to do
aerial surveys of roadways, pipelines, and equipment in Prudhoe
Feds perform guns-drawn SWAT raid while investigating campaign
Police State USA - A prominent figure in Utah says that his
children had guns pointed at them during a violent police raid
to investigate an alleged white-collar crime. “If they’ll do it
to me, they’ll do it to anybody,” said former Utah Attorney
General Mark Shurtleff.
Blanket offers protection against bullets, tornadoes
wcvb.com - An Oklahoma company has created a protective blanket
that developers say could give children a better chance of
surviving debris from a tornado - or bullets from a 9 mm
Man sentenced for stealing $100K from veterans group
(WSMV) - A man who was supposed to help disabled veterans will
now spend 10 years behind bars for stealing from them. The
Channel 4 I-Team first uncovered this story last year as part of
our investigative series called "Keeping the Promise." We were
in court Friday as a number of disabled veterans showed up to
see Thomas Keller sentenced for the crime against them.
Huge increase in California earthquakes has scientists baffled
(NaturalNews) For Los Angeles, California, May 2014 was a month
of heightened seismic activity, boasting five earthquakes that
measured greater than 4.0 on the Richter scale. The sudden
increase in seismic activity on the West Coast hasn't been
witnessed since 1994 -- the year that 53 quakes rumbled through
the area -- the year of the deadly Northridge earthquake.
Eric Cantor Falls to Shock Defeat in Primary
National Journal - In one of the biggest political upsets in
recent memory, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his
primary election on Tuesday to a political unknown who focused
his campaign on Cantor's support for a path to citizenship for
the children of immigrants.
Google seeks to transform century-old US utility industry
RT - Google, already the world’s most popular search engine and
dominant player in retail, entertainment, education, and even
self-driving cars, now wants to revamp the US energy industry.
It is looking to make the delivery of electricity more
NSA argues its system is 'too complex' to stop destroying
RT - Making any adjustments to the way the National Security
Agency collects intelligence —even court orders to ensure that
evidence isn’t deleted by the NSA’s spying infrastructure —
would bring great harm to the United States, officials say.
Your survival guide for an internet blackout
The Verge - How do you build a network that survives when the
rest of the web goes down? It’s a strange question, but one with
a surprisingly concrete answer.
Human Brains Can Be "Modified" Using Lasers: Scientists
Activist Post - The race to decode the brain continues, and
quickens by the day. A wild array of new possibilities are
opening in the field of mind control. The mind control of the
future bypasses the indirect methods of changing perception
through media and politics, or even mind-altering drugs. The
mind control of the future goes straight into direct programming
and rewiring of the human brain.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
FDA to Save Us From Scourge of Wood-Aged Artisanal Cheese
reason.com - The latest foodmakers to face destruction from the
Food and Drug Adminstration's (FDA) need to regulate all the
things: artisanal cheesemakers. As part of a new push to enforce
certain aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA),
passed in 2011, the agency announced that it will no longer
allow cheesemakers to use wooden boards in the aging process....
This is a major game changer for the dairy industry in
Wisconsin, and many other states.
Monsanto’s Latest PR Stunt
Alliance for Natural Health - The public relations departments
of Big Biotech, Big Food, and Big Ag have a habit of launching
propaganda websites that sell misleading “facts” to concerned
citizens. This practice endangers consumers, our food system,
and our environment. Here are the biggest offenders...
Just because you don’t like something doesn’t mean it needs to
rare.us - First they came for your beer. Then they came to stop
your charity efforts. Now they’re after your vegetable
garden—“they,” of course, being your local busybody bureaucrats.
Are you watering your garden with lead and BPA from your garden
(NaturalNews) Most people probably don't think twice about it as
they water their lawns or gardens. But the average garden hose
is teeming with chemicals like lead and bisphenol A (BPA),
according to new research, and these toxins could be making you
and your family sick.
Ron Paul Backs Urban Goating, Discovers Urban Farming
usnews.com - The goats are cleaning up Detroit better than the
politicians, the ex-congressman argues.
This Fracking Study Should Scare Livestock Farmers Senseless
Off the Grid News - A professor at Cornell University has
documented dozens of cases of animal deaths in several states
that may have been caused by fracking.
Expert medical witness changed his view on
irishtimes.com - A medical expert witness who
claimed a soldier accused of sexual assault had
displayed symptoms of side effects from the
anti-malaria drug Lariam, has acknowledged he
previously dismissed the importance of any such side
Vaccines: Child consent agenda pushes forward
(NaturalNews) Two U.S. states already have laws
allowing children to consent to vaccines -- CA and
NC -- and this could become a trend around the
country, as more state legislatures, TX and NY to be
specific, have introduced similar bills.
Vitamin D deficiency symptoms explained: the top 9
(NaturalNews) The importance of vitamin D is well
known. As far back as the 1930s, doctors first
recognized the link between a vitamin D deficiency
and the skeletal disease called rickets.
Warning symptoms of iron deficiency and what to eat
to correct it
(NaturalNews) Iron is an essential mineral which
surprisingly many people could be lacking. Learn
about iron's core functions, symptoms and causes of
its deficiency, as well as what high-iron foods to
Watercress gets perfect score of 100 in study that
ranks foods by nutrient levels
(NaturalNews) A study conducted by researchers at
William Patterson University in New Jersey has put
watercress at the number one spot among a list of
top powerhouse fruits and vegetables, all ranked by
their levels of key nutrients.
Why butter is better and ways to eat more
(NaturalNews) Butter, the long-demonized fat, has
made a resurgence. With the recent recognition that
trans fats are unhealthy, educated consumers are
using more of this traditional fat. Butter,
particularly pastured, organic butter, is high in
many essential nutrients.
Ecover to use oil from GMO algae in laundry
(NaturalNews) A popular "green" cleaning product
brand is quietly switching away from palm oil in its
laundry detergent formula to an artificial oil
produced using synthetic biology, or SynBio.
California Could be First for Soft Drink Warning
Natural Society - Due to the unhealthful, dangerous
nature of sugary drinks, state lawmakers in
California have moved closer to putting warning
labels on all soft drinks.
Can Aspartame Make You Blind?
Natural Blaze - What would readers think about
aspartame, the artificial sweetener that’s an
ingredient in thousands of products, if you were
privy to information regarding its harmful health
effects, plus lawsuits, that have been settled out
of court with documents sealed under gag order?
How To Cleanse With Juicing and Juice Fasting
preventdisease.com - Drinking just one freshly
pressed juice each day is a reliable way of infusing
your body with a wide variety of vitamins, minerals,
and phytonutrients that can protect your cells
against premature aging and disease.
Exercise Activity Increases Gut Bacteria
Natural Society - Most people think of taking
probiotics through supplements or fermented foods
and drinks. Exercise is now a good way to boost
healthy gut bacteria.
The Signs of Toxic Exposure That Every Indoor Cat
Owner Needs to Know
Dr. Becker - Your indoor kitty may never step
outside, but she can still be exposed to dangerously
high levels of outdoor toxic chemicals. How can you
tell if your cat is suffering from toxic exposure?
Know the tell-tale signs and the measures to take if
you see them.
10 Reasons Not to Use a Retractable Leash
Dr. Becker - The advantage of a retractable leash is
obvious - your dog can do more exploring on walks
without pulling you over rock beds or into bushes.
But there are a number of serious dangers these
popular leashes present for the average dog walker.
- June 10, 2014 - Today In History:
1776 - The Continental Congress appointed a
committee to write a Declaration of Independence.
1801 - The North African State of Tripoli declared
war on the U.S. The dispute was over merchant
vessels being able to travel safely through the
1854 - The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, held
its first graduation.
1898 - U.S. Marines landed in Cuba during the
1909 - The SOS distress signal was used for the
first time. The Cunard liner SS Slavonia used the
signal when it wrecked off the Azores.
1920 - The Republican convention in Chicago endorsed
1924 - The Republican National Convention was
broadcast by NBC radio. It was the first political
convention to be on radio.
1935 - Alcoholic Anonymous was founded by William G.
Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith.
1940 - Italy declared war on France and Britain. In
addition, Canada declared war on Italy.
1943 - The Allies began bombing Germany around the
1948 - Chuck Yeager exceeded the speed of sound in
the Bell XS-1.
1967 - Israel and Syria agreed to a cease-fire that
ended the Six-Day War.
1970 - A fifteen-man group of special forces troops
began training for Operation Kingpin. The operation
was a POW rescue mission in North Vietnam.
1971 - The U.S. ended a 21-year trade embargo of
1984 - The U.S. Army successfully tested an
1984 - The United States and the Vatican established
full diplomatic relations for the first time in 117
1985 - The Israeli army pulled out of Lebanon after
1,099 days of occupation.
1994 - U.S. President Clinton intensified sanctions
against Haiti's military leaders. U.S. commercial
air travel was suspended along with most financial
transactions between Haiti and the U.S.
1998 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that poor
children in Milwaukee could attend religious schools
at taxpayer expense.
1999 - NATO suspended air strikes in Yugoslavia
after Slobodan Milosevic agreed to withdraw his
forces from Kosovo.
Russia launches Baltic war games alongside NATO’s
RT - The Baltic Sea and skies are getting crowded as Russia launches
military training of its assault forces in the exclave of Kaliningrad in
answer to the double war-games being conducted by joint NATO forces on
the territory of the three Baltic States.
VIDEO: Syria troops find militants’ tunnel near capital
Press TV - Syrian army units have found a secret tunnel in the
countryside of Damascus that was used by foreign-backed militants to
transfer forces and arms in and out of the capital’s suburbs.
No Drinking Water In Venezuela Until Bankers Get Paid Back
Zero Hedge -- Venezuela’s record $25 billion in arrears to importers has
its citizens waiting hours in line to buy drinking water and crossing
borders in search of medicine, President Nicolas Maduro is using the
nation’s dwindling supply of dollars to enrich bondholders.
Revealed: Thousands of Irish orphans were used as ‘drug guinea pigs’
RT - Over 2,000 care-home kids were secretly vaccinated against
diphtheria in the 1930s in medical trials undertaken by international
drugs giant Burroughs Wellcome, Irish media reveal. Among the testing
sites was a recently discovered mass grave.
Tanks, troops, jets: NATO countries launch full-scale war games in
RT - A major military exercise kicked off in Latvia, with 10 NATO member
countries participating. The war games involve 4,700 troops and 800
military vehicles. Russia sees NATO's military build-up as a sign of
could create Syria 'warlords', rebel commander says
StratRisks- U.S. arms supplies to Syrian rebels may create Somali-style
warlords and are undermining Washington’s allies in the rebels’ exile
military command, the former Syrian army general who leads it said.
Karachi airport attack leaves 28 people dead
PressTV - The Pakistani army fought an all-night battle on Monday with
the gunmen who besieged Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport. The
assault at the airport started before midnight on Sunday
Japan Has "Inappropriately Omitted" 80 Bombs-Worth Of Nuclear Fuel In
Zero Hedge - Japan failed to include 640 kg of unused plutonium in its
annual reports to the International Atomic Energy Agency in 2012 and
2013, in what experts are terming an "inappropriate omission." The
unreported amount is enough to make about 80 nuclear bombs.
Radiation in Tuna Triples After Fukushima, New Study Says
Natural Society - A study has affirmed the spills from Fukushima have
affected sea life and Albacore tuna in particular, with radiation in
tuna tripling since the incident.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Arrests of Illegals Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border Down 75% Since
CNS News - The number of unauthorized migrants apprehended by
U.S. Border Patrol along the U.S. Southwest border has decreased
by 74.7% since 2000, according to a Congressional Research
Service (CRS) report.
DHS is on the Ground in Kalispell, Montana
The Daily Sheeple - With Kalispell, Montana being one of the
hubs of the Liberty Movement, it comes as no surprise that DHS
has set-up shop here. In the interview below, I speak to an
eyewitness who followed four of these vehicles through town. At
one point, they were flanked by air support with a .50 caliber
machine-gunner on back.
Indiana sheriff wants military vehicles because “the USA has
become a war zone”
Police State USA - As the Department of Defense continues to
flood America’s local police departments with military
equipment, some cops are letting the propaganda and the free
toys go to their heads. One sheriff in Indiana let out a
disturbing admission that he views America as a battlefield —
making it imperative, in his opinion, to equip his deputies with
gear fresh out of the hands of U.S. soldiers fighting overseas.
Chicago now charging innocent people 'arrest fees' simply for
(NaturalNews) Bureaucrats from the city of Chicago are scraping
for ways to raise extra money to cope with burdensome deficits.
Villages within city limits are strapped for cash. The projected
deficit for the city of Chicago in 2014 is $339 million.
Bergdahl's parents got rare access to insiders; data for
sympathizer of Gitmo detainees
Washington Times - The Obama administration gave the parents of
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl extraordinary insider access to the
military’s hunt for their son by having them take part in a
series of secure video conferences with senior commanders as
well as White House and State Department officials.
U.S. using third military base to shelter immigrant
rawstory.com - The Obama administration on Monday announced it
is designating a third U.S. military base for emergency housing
of children immigrating illegally into the United States without
parents or relatives, as the cost of caring for these minors
Treasury Discloses Limits on Bank-Data Sharing With Spy Agencies
Bloomberg - The U.S. Treasury Department said it sets limits
while allowing the nation’s intelligence agencies to access
reports that banks file on suspicious or large money moves by
customers, including information about Americans.
Concern Grows as Military Weapons Flood Police Departments
RINF.com - Under the Obama administration, surplus weapons from
the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—from grenade launchers to
machine guns to silencers—have militarized police departments
across the United States at unprecedented levels, the New York
Times revealed in an investigation published Sunday.
Obama’s Interior Sec. Connects Las Vegas Shooters and Bundy
Kurt Nimmo - “Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Monday
highlighted news reports that said two apparent white
supremacists who shot and killed three people in Las Vegas on
Sunday may have joined militiamen from around the country at
Cliven Bundy’s ranch earlier this year,” The Washington Post
reported earlier today.
James Clapper Admits What Everyone's Been Saying For Months:
Snowden Didn't Take 1.7 Million Documents
Crooks and Liars - …nearly all of the estimates of "harm"
concerning Ed Snowden's actions were based on the faulty
assumption that he "took" (and revealed) every document he ever
"touched" while at NSA -- somewhere around 1.7 million
(sometimes referred to as 1.5 million, but then upped to 1.7
A Crash in Ammunition Prices is Coming
(Ammoland.com) - The Obama caused bubble in ammunition prices
seems ready to bust. Over the last few years people have seen
ammunition prices double or triple.... All of that is about to
Watch as Investigators Protect Police Chief Lying on Film
Activist Post - Greg Luce ticked off Campbell, Iowa cops by
circumventing strict regulations on 1st Amendment rights during
a demonstration - by wearing a T-shirt. In response to a ticket
for it, Luce filed a federal lawsuit. Luce then suddenly found
that his name and email had been registered on pornography
sites, dating sites, and healthcare.gov.
Now thought crime is terror in U.S.?
wnd.com - The Justice Department is resurrecting a program
designed to thwart domestic threats to the United States, and
Attorney General Eric Holder says those threats include
individuals the government deems anti-government or racially
Candid Interview with Former Louisiana Cop on No-Knock Raids
Carlos Miller - ‘If you can show enough drug arrests in your
town, you get Federal grant money to fight the war on drugs.
That is why small towns will make as many arrests as possible.’
15 Quotes From Our Founding Fathers About Economics, Capitalism
Economic Collapse - In America today, government just keeps
getting bigger and the banks just keep getting bigger.
Meanwhile, the percentage of self-employed Americans is at an
all-time low and the middle class is steadily dying. What we are
doing right now is clearly not working. So why don't we go back
and do the things that we were doing when we were extremely
successful as a nation?
Shocking report: Negative interest rates are coming to the U.S.
in a big way
The Crux - [Now] that the European Central Bank cut its deposit
rate for banks from zero to -0.1%, economist Martin Armstrong
warns that negative interest rates are coming to the United
States, meaning that Americans will be forced to pay just to
keep their money in the bank.
1 in 10 New Yorkers doesn’t have a bank account
NY Post - In the wake of the Great Recession, more local
residents, fearing wage garnishment and social upheaval, have
abandoned banks, which are already exacerbating customer flight
by jacking up fees in a low-interest-rate environment.
Obama To Announce Student Loan Debt Relief, Expansion Of 'Pay As
ibtimes.com - Weighed down by more than a trillion dollars of
student loan debt, millions of young Americans are struggling to
find jobs their costly college educations were supposed to
provide, …By executive order, President Obama extended on Monday
afternoon eligibility for an income-based monthly
federal-student-loan repayment program to all holders of student
70 percent of VA facilities used alternative wait lists
Washington Times - An internal audit of the Department of
Veterans Affairs released Monday found that 70 percent of
facilities had placed patients on a wait list other than the
official electronic record.
Federal Report on Gulf of Mexico Oil Drilling Explosion Warns of
AllGov - Cheryl MacKenzie, who led the investigation, said
another such blowout is not out of the question. “Although there
have been regulatory improvements since the accident, the
effective management of safety critical elements has yet to be
established,” MacKenzie said. “This results in potential safety
gaps in U.S. offshore operations and leaves open the possibility
of another similar catastrophic accident.”
Computer passes 'Turing Test' for the first time after
convincing users it is human
The Telegraph - A ''super computer'' has duped humans into
thinking it is a 13-year-old boy to become the first machine to
pass the ''iconic'' Turing Test, experts have said.... No
computer had ever previously passed the Turing Test, which
requires 30 per cent of human interrogators to be duped during a
series of five-minute keyboard conversations, organisers from
the University of Reading said.
Vitamin E better than any medication at saving brain tissue
during a stroke
(NaturalNews) In published studies involving animals, Dr. Rink
and fellow researchers write that they have discovered that
brain damage during a strike can be prevented by triggering the
surrounding blood vessels to dilate, thereby redirecting blood
flow around a blockage.
Combined MMRV Vaccine Doubles Risk of Seizures in Babies
Natural Blaze - The combined measles–mumps–rubella–varicella (MMRV)
vaccine shows a slightly increased risk of febrile seizures in
children, compared with the previously separate vaccines for MMR
and varicella (chickenpox) (MMR+V), according to an article in
CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Spinach is a great natural source of iron, vitamin K and
(NaturalNews) This article takes a closer look at the health
benefits of spinach. Most of these benefits relate to cooked
spinach, since spinach is a rare example of a vegetable that
actually becomes more nutritious when it is boiled or steamed.
How Olive Oil Can Protect You From Air Pollution
Natural Blaze - Olive oil has been widely researched and the
findings have clearly shown that the intake of olive oil can
lower your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, dementia,
and some forms of cancer, and can improve your life expectancy.
Adding to this list, recent research has also indicated that by
including olive oil in your diet, you may be able to ward off
the harmful effects of air pollution.
Super easy dairy free organic coffee coconut ice cream
STEPin2 - Eating organic foods is key to optimal health. Once in
a while, we all feel like indulging in our favorite desserts.
The magic of this coffee ice cream recipe is that it is made
with healthy and organic ingredients.
Lemon Rx: 12 Evidence-Based Reasons Why It is A Powerful
Green Med Info - You know lemon, right? It is a tart, exciting,
delicious and indispensable ingredient in recipes and beverages.
But did you know that scientists have identified it is as a
powerful medicine as well?
How to Maintain Important Vitamin B12 Levels, Even as Big Pharma
Natural Society - Vitamin B-12 deficiencies are often attributed
to vegetarians who don’t supplement. But those who use
pharmaceutical stomach acid reducing drugs, whether prescribed
or over-the-counter (OTC), are also in danger of becoming
vitamin B-12 deficient. B-12 deficiency is often considered a
silent epidemic because it is usually under diagnosed in the
face of several symptoms, which include chronic fatigue, as well
as cardiovascular and neurological disorders that are
3 Types of Foods You Probably Didn't Know Have MSG
preventdisease.com - Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is not a
nutrient, vitamin, or mineral and has no absolutely no health
benefits. It is a processed food and pharmaceutical additive
that is an extremely dangerous neurotoxin (excitotoxin) that
kills brain cells in the hypothalamus and has been linked to
migraines, seizures, ADD/ADHD, heart palpitations and is now
officially officially linked to obesity and disorders associated
with metabolic syndrome including progressive liver disease.
- June 9, 2014 - Today In History:
1790 - John Barry copyrighted "Philadelphia Spelling
Book." It was the first American book to be
1790 - Civil war broke out in Martinique.
1923 - Bulgaria's government was overthrown by the
1931 - Robert H. Goddard patented a rocket-fueled
1940 - Norway surrendered to the Nazis during World
1943 - The withholding tax on payrolls was
authorized by the U.S. Congress.
1945 - Japanese Premier Kantaro Suzuki declared that
Japan would fight to the last rather than accept
1959 - The first ballistic missile carrying
submarine, the USS George Washington, was launched.
1985 - Thomas Sutherland, an American educator, was
kidnapped in Lebanon. He was not released until
1986 - The Rogers Commission released a report on
the Challenger disaster. The report explained that
the spacecraft blew up as a result of a failure in a
solid rocket booster joint.
1999 - NATO and Yugoslavia signed a peace agreement
2000 - The U.S. House of Representatives voted to
repeal gift and estate taxes. The bill called for
the taxes to be phased out over 10 years.
2011 - The world's first artificial organ transplant
was performed. It was an artificial windpipe coated
with stem cells.
US deploys stealth B-2 bombers in Europe
RT - The US Air Force has sent more of its bombers to Europe, deploying
two B-2 stealth aircraft as part of a military exercise. On Sunday they
joined three B-52 StratoFortress bombers already deployed in Britain.
Slavyansk under fire, without water and power as Kiev troops resume
RT - Death and destruction is reported in eastern Ukraine as Kiev’s
artillery has resumed shelling the rebellious city of Slavyansk. Locals
tell RT they have been without running water and power for days, and
that hope is fading.
Pakistani Taliban claims Karachi attack and leave peace talks in crisis
The Guardian - The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a
brazen attack on the country's busiest civilian airport by a squad of 10
heavily armed gunmen, which is likely to dash hopes of a peace deal with
the militant group.
Over 100,000 form human chain demanding Basque independence vote
RT - At least 100,000 people have formed a 123-kilometer-long human
chain in support of a regional referendum on the Basque Country’s
independence from Spain.
China creates 55 billion tons of artificial rain a year—and it plans to
qz.com - It does that by “cloud-seeding,” the colloquial term for
rocket-launching chemicals into clouds, accelerating the creation of ice
crystals that eventually become rain (China uses military aircraft too).
This meteorological enema isn’t just handy for combating the country’s
increasingly severe droughts and, supposedly, preventing hail. Local
governments use “weather modification” to clear away lingering billows
of air pollution.
Obama is snubbed as Russia gets French warships
PressTV - France will move ahead with the planned delivery of two
amphibious warships to Russia, despite calls from US President Barack
Obama that it should press “the pause button” on the $1.6 billion
companies prepare to pay for trade in renminbi
CNBC - “Given the extent of our bilateral trade with China, developing
the use of settlements in roubles and yuan [renminbi] is a priority on
the agenda, and so we are working on it now,” he told Russia’s President
Vladimir Putin during a briefing. “Since May, we have been carrying out
Bulgaria halts Russia's South Stream gas pipeline project
RT - Bulgaria’s prime minister, Plamen Oresharski, has ordered a halt to
work on Russia’s South Stream pipeline, on the recommendation of the EU.
The decision was announced after his talks with US senators.
economy on edge as investors flee
StratRisks - Jackhammers are down and excavators gather dust at a Kabul
construction site, spotlighting an aid-reliant economy on the edge of a
precipice as Afghanistan’s war winds down and a tenuous political
Blasts, gunshots, fatalities as armed militants storm Pakistan's largest
RT - At least 10 people have died and at least 15 others injured after
heavily armed militants stormed the airport in Karachi, Pakistan’s
One Ton Gold Shipment Into Hong Kong Revealed To Contain Just Worthless
Zero Hedge - Gold fraud is back on the rise.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
What’s the Second Biggest Religion in Your State and the
TheBlaze.com - It goes without saying that Christianity is the
most prevalent religion in all 50 states, but which faith comes
in second? Well, it varies.
Psychologist Concerned About Mental Stability of President:
Obama May Not Be “Sane”
Mac Slavo - Speaking on Lou Dobbs Tonight, Dr. Loudon says that
President Obama is displaying “erratic” and “irrational”
behavior that may be indicative of someone who may not be
Bergdahl Family Receive Death Threats
The Daily Sheeple - The first threat was received on Wednesday,
the day a celebration rally in Hailey was canceled. The
government is now reported to be providing security to the
Shooters At Las Vegas Walmart Kill 5, Proclaim 'The Revolution
Blacklisted News - Five people are reported dead following a
shooting near a Las Vegas Walmart. There were two attackers —
one male and one female — and both reportedly killed themselves
after the assault. It’s unclear how many in total are dead, but
local reports indicate that the death toll is at least five,
including the shooters.
More Calls to Rewrite the 2nd Amendment
New NDAA Bolsters Guantanamo-style Indefinite Detention for
Activist Post - Top senators thought you wouldn't notice. Behind
closed doors, they wrote up new indefinite detention and
Guantánamo provisions in the annual defense policy bill, and
then waited 11 days to quietly file the bill.
Susan Rice Admits U.S. Giving Arms to Al-Qaeda in Syria
Kurt Nimmo - On Friday, Obama’s top foreign policy advisor,
Susan Rice, said this miniscule contingent of “moderate”
mercenaries are now receiving weapons from the United States.
Rice claimed she is “heartbroken” about the destruction of Syria
– destruction that is a direct result of the effort by the U.S.,
Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey to oust al-Assad and defeat the
Parris Island Sgt. Major scraps with former Marine
Biz Pac Review - A former drill instructor protesting the recent
Taliban prisoner exchange near the entrance to Parris Island
found himself toe-to-toe with an angry sergeant major.
NSA Whistleblower: Snowden Never Had Access to the JUICIEST
Washington's Blog - NSA whistleblower Russel Tice was a key
source in the 2005 New York Times report that blew the lid off
the Bush administration’s use of warrantless wiretapping. Tice
told PBS and other media that the NSA is spying on – and
blackmailing – top government officials and military officers,
including Supreme Court Justices, highly-ranked generals, Colin
Powell and other State Department personnel, and many other top
Complaint Says Sen. Chuck Schumer Behind IRS Effort to Attack
Tea Party Groups
Kurt Nimmo - The Center for Competitive Politics has filed a
complaint with the Senate Select Committee on Ethics claiming
New York Senator Chuck Schumer and other Senate Democrats used
the IRS to deny the free speech of political opponents.
Jurors hear of deputies' attempt to coerce FBI agent
LA Times - Two Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department sergeants
showed up at an FBI agent's home in September 2011 and told her
that they were in the process of obtaining a warrant for her
arrest. That evening, the agent's concerned supervisor called
the sergeants, asking what the charges would be, when the
warrant would be issued and whether the sheriff knew.
Police enforce mandatory dress code along New Jersey boardwalk
Police State USA - People who do not dress in a manner that is
deemed acceptable by the government are subject to penalties in
this New Jersey shore resort town.
Indiana woman stripped by jailers and left naked for 7 hours
Police State USA - A mother of 4 says that while she was in
police custody for a misdemeanor, she was stripped naked by
deputies, pepper sprayed, and left naked in a cell for nearly
Police to perform warrantless beverage inspections on ‘anybody’
visiting Fla. beaches
Police State USA - With the help of new technology and federal
grant money, police are preparing to warrantlessly search
people’s refreshments as they visit the beaches of Florida. New
passive alcohol detectors can simply be hovered above a person’s
beverage to detect whether it contains alcohol. Similar devices
can detect alcohol on someone’s breath.
7-Year-Old Suspended Over Toy Gun, Even Though He “Turned
Steve Watson - A first-grade student in New Kensington,
Pennsylvania has been suspended and may face expulsion for
bringing a plastic toy gun to school, despite the fact that he
realized he’d made a mistake and voluntarily handed it over to
Gun Store Sign: ‘Will Trade Obama To Mexico For Sgt.
(CBS Houston) – Continuing its critical shots at President
Barack Obama, the Tactical Firearms store of Katy, Texas, has
yet another weekly message for the president: “Will Trade Obama
To Mexico For Sgt. Tahmooressi. God help us all.”
U.S. Government Ties El Salvador USD 277 M Aid Package to
Monsanto’s GMO Seeds
Green Med Info - It has come to light that the U.S. government
is withholding $277 million in aid money from El Salvador in
order to pressure it to accept Monsanto's GM seeds.
U.S. Corporations Dump Dollar For Chinese Renminbi To Buy
alt-market.com - The U.S. dollar is being increasingly dropped
as the currency for settling international trade. But perhaps
the latest trend provides the most startling evidence yet that
the dollar is doomed as the world reserve currency.
90% Of Gazprom Clients Have "De-Dollarized", Will Transact In
Euro & Renminbi
Zero Hedge - With "De-Dollarization" efforts already broadly
under discussion, ITAR-TASS reports that Gazprom had signed
additional agreements for clients to switch from dollars to
euros and renminbi, "nine of ten consumer had agreed to switch."
Traces of illegal North Korean gold discovered in US products
RT - A startling ingredient has been found in IBM,
Hewlett-Packard, and Ralph Lauren products: gold from North
Korea, illegal under the current US sanctions against the pariah
What Most Americans Don't Know About Student Debt
Zero Hedge - Now that student loans, well over $1.1 trillion,
are hitting fresh record highs as... well... daily as the
S&P500, the Fed is finally getting concerned about the latest
debt bubble it has blown.
Never Ever Use the Word Inflation – EVER!
The Daily Sheeple - Last night, I was watching a mainstream
media “news” story about inflation. The word inflation was never
used. The correspondent discussed every aspect of cost increases
and danced a beautiful word-dance, of course with a gigantic,
glowing smile but never once addressed the elephant in the room.
Economist: U.S. Banks Preparing to Charge Customers For Deposits
Paul Joseph Watson - In the week that the European Central Bank
cut its deposit rate for banks from zero to -0.1%, economist
Martin Armstrong warns that negative interest rates are coming
to the United States, meaning that Americans will be forced to
pay just to keep their money in the bank.
Thought better of it: NSA can get rid of evidence, judge says
RT - A federal judge who ordered the National Security Agency to
retain all records of its secret telephone surveillance related
to an ongoing case has reversed the order – just a day after it
Student Science Experiment Finds Plants won't Grow near Wi-Fi
Global Research - They wanted to test the effect of a
cellphone’s radiation on humans, but their school, Hjallerup
School in Denmark, did not have the equipment to handle such an
experiment. So the girls designed an experiment that would test
the effect of cellphone radiation on a plant instead.
Six edible plants that will help you survive in the wild
(NaturalNews) Most of us have seen one of those "survival shows"
on television, in which ordinary people become "stranded" in the
wild and are forced to live off the land. Yes, it's true, many
of those shows are "staged," but what would you do if you were
ever seriously lost or stranded and all you had to live off of
until you were found or made it back to civilization was what
Mother Nature provided you?
Top ways mushrooms help fight cancer
(NaturalNews) Mushrooms are unique when it comes to classifying
them as a food source. Though many people might identify them as
vegetables when pressed to categorize them, mushrooms are
actually neither a plant nor an animal.
10 Amazing diet secrets to lower cholesterol naturally
(NaturalNews) Approximately 71 million adults suffer from high
cholesterol, and only a third of these have it under control.
(1) Considering that the condition significantly increases the
risk of heart disease, management of high cholesterol is
critically important. (2) While many Americans turn to
prescription meds to control their cholesterol levels, there is
a safer and more permanent approach: changing your diet.
Win the battle of the bulge, dodge cancer and subdue
inflammation with raspberries
(NaturalNews) Raspberries are much more than just a delicious
taste of summer, the fruit also packs a powerful nutritional
punch that can fend-off disease while keeping the body fit and
strong. Teeming with a variety of important nutrients - and
sporting a low glycemic index rating - raspberries are an almost
perfect food that should be enjoyed readily and often.
New Medical Law Mandates “Private” Conversation With Child
Before Every Doctor Visit
Paul Joseph Watson - When Michigan mother Christine Duffy
brought her 17-year-old daughter into her physician’s office for
a minor foot injury, she was told that a new medical access law
required a nurse to have a “private” conversation with her
child, another example of how parental authority is being
eviscerated by the state.
DEA targets doctors linked to medical marijuana
Boston Glob - US Drug Enforcement Administration investigators
have visited the homes and offices of Massachusetts physicians
involved with medical marijuana dispensaries and delivered an
ultimatum: sever all ties to marijuana companies, or relinquish
federal licenses to prescribe certain medications, according to
several physicians and their attorneys.
Why Angelina Jolie Should Leave Her Ovaries Alone
Green Med Info - Anjelina Jolie has decided she should have her
ovaries removed, following complete breast removal. But what is
the rationale? The reality is that women are being abused and
the medical establishment remains silent.
How To Eliminate Candida Naturally
preventdisease.com - An imbalance in gut flora can allow
specific bacteria and fungi to invade our bodies. Candida is a
fungus, which is a form of yeast, and a very small amount of it
lives in your mouth and intestines. When overgrowth overgrowth
occurs, candida breaks down the wall of the intestine and
penetrates the bloodstream, releasing toxic byproducts into your
body. This can lead to many different health problems, ranging
from digestive issues to depression and even cancer.
Fasting For 3 Days Regenerates the Entire Immune System
Natural Blaze - Researchers from University of Southern
California were looking for extra immune help for chemotherapy
patients, and found an answer for everyone. For chemo patients,
the elderly, the chronically ill, even those with auto immune
diseases. Longer fasts use up the body's glucose stores, but
they also breakdown and rebuild the white blood cells -
literally rebuilding a new immune system.
- June 6, 2014 - Today In History: D-Day
- 70 years ago(1944) today marked the beginning of
the end of World War II, as Allied troops descended
on Normandy beaches.
1813 - The U.S. invasion of Canada was halted at
Stony Creek, Ontario.
1833 - Andrew Jackson became the first U.S.
president to ride in a train. It was a B&O passenger
1890 - The United States Polo Association was formed
in New York City, NY.
1904 - The National Tuberculosis Association was
formed in Atlantic City, NJ.
1924 - The German Reichtag accepted the Dawes Plan.
It was an American plan to help Germany pay off its
1932 - In the U.S., the first federal tax on
gasoline went into effect. It was a penny per
1933 - In Camden, NJ, the first drive-in movie
1934 - U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt signed the
Securities Exchange Act, which established the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
1936 - The first helicopter was tested in a building
in Berlin, Germany.
1941 - The U.S. government authorized the seizure of
foreign ships in U.S. ports.
1942 - Japanese forces retreated in the World War II
Battle of Midway. The battle had begun on June 4.
1944 - The D-Day invasion of Europe took place on
the beaches of Normandy, France. 400,000 Allied
American, British and Canadian troops were involved.
1968 - U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy died at 1:44am
in Los Angeles after being shot by Sirhan Sirhan.
Kennedy was was shot the evening before while
campaigning for the Democratic presidential
1985 - The body of Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef
Mengele was located and exhumed near Sao Paolo,
Brazil. Mengele was known as the "Angel of Death."
1985 - The U.S. Senate authorized nonmilitary aid to
the Contras. The vote authorized $38 million over
2005 - The United States Supreme Court ruled that
federal authorities could prosecute sick people who
smoke marijuana on doctor's orders. The ruling
concluded that state medical marijuana laws did not
protect uses from the federal ban on the drug.
2011 - After days of denials, Rep. Anthony Weiner,
D-N.Y., confessed that he had tweeted a lewd photo
of himself to a woman and admitted to
"inappropriate" exchanges with six women.
US: China military capability grows amid tensions
AP - In an annual report to Congress, the Pentagon said China is
developing and testing new types of missiles, expanding the reach of its
navy and upgrading its air force. China is also investing in military
capabilities in cyberspace, space and electronic warfare.
Beijing rebukes ‘biased’ Pentagon report on China’s military
RT - China is increasing military spending, particularly through
“unprecedented” modernization of air force, the Pentagon said in a
report. Beijing rebuked the document as “preposterous criticisms of
China's normal defense and military building.”
and the Czech Republic Reject NATO Bases
StratRisks - Slovakia joined neighbor the Czech Republic in effectively
ruling out hosting NATO units, when Prime Minister Robert Fico said he
could not imagine there would be foreign soldiers on its territory.
imposes negative interest rate
BBC - The European Central Bank has introduced a raft of measures aimed
at stimulating the eurozone economy, including negative interest rates
and cheap long-term loans to banks. It cut its deposit rate for banks
from zero to -0.1%, to encourage banks to lend to businesses rather than
hold on to money.
Intelligence agencies have direct access to telecoms infrastructure,
RT - Government intelligence agencies have direct access to
telecommunication companies’ infrastructure which allows them to spy and
record phone calls leaving no paper trail, the UK’s largest mobile phone
company Vodafone has revealed.
More jets and warships: US increasing military presence in Black Sea
RT - Following President Obama’s commitment of $1 billion to expand
NATO’s role in Eastern Europe, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced
on Thursday that the United States will be bolstering its presence in
the Black Sea region.
NATO using Ukraine to syphon more money from EU
Blacklisted News - In the end of the day, it’s all business. NATO’s
Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen wants European leaders to spend
more on defense, but Germany, France and the UK are keeping their grip
tight, Deutsche Welle reads.
White House Demands China "Account For" Tiananmen Square Victims
Zero Hedge - Just as the cyber-spat is off the headlines for a day...
and no one from Treasury has discussed the need for the Renminbi to
strengthen... The White House drops another well-timed China shot,
calling on Chinese authorities to account for those killed, detained or
missing in connection with the military assault on pro-democracy
demonstrators at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 25 years ago.
More On China's "Missing Commodity" Scandal: Fallout Spreads As Banks
Zero Hedge - We hear the discrepancy is 80,000 tonnes of aluminum and
20,000 tonnes of copper... It's either missing or it was never there -
there have been triple issuing of documentation." This has resulted in a
prompt and acute selloff of copper and other commodities as we further
documents, but the problems may only now be starting and the banks.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Impeach Obama Over Gitmo Release: The Hypocrisy of Sen. Lindsey
Kurt Nimmo - Lindsey Graham’s interpretation of the Constitution
is highly political. In 2010 he opposed states’ right by stating
Arizona’s immigration law was unconstitutional. He has supported
the unconstitutional wars in Iraq and Libya.
Seattle Campus Shooting; Multiple Casualties Reported
Blacklisted News - A gunman opened fired Thursday at Seattle
Pacific University, killing one person and wounding three before
a student tackled him, Seattle police said.
Onlookers steal groceries from SUV after driver dies in fatal
crash - a shocking glimpse into the coming food riots
(NaturalNews) Most Americans are living in a fairytale where
they think grocery stores will always have fully-stocked shelves
and local police will always respond when they dial 911.
Oklahoma, South Carolina Governors Repeal Common Core Standards
Blacklisted News - Oklahoma and South Carolina have officially
joined the ranks of states that have ditched the Common Core
Obama refuses to apologize for Taliban-for-Bergdahl swap
Press TV - Obama on Thursday defended his decision to swap five
Taliban militants for US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. "I make
absolutely no apologies for making sure that we get back a young
man to his parents and that the American people understand that
this is somebody's child," Obama said.
Did the Bowe Bergdahl Story Get Michael Hastings Killed?
The Daily Sheeple - There have many credible reports, from those
who were in Afghanistan, that stated clearly that fellow
soldiers were under orders of silence in reference to the
desertion of Bowe Bergdahl. That is somewhat understandable.
However… If a reporter was able to reach out to those same
troops, and get them to break that silence, would that be enough
to get that reporter killed?
Hillary Clinton: Warmonger for the Bankster Elite
Kurt Nimmo - Next president owned by the same banks and
corporations as Obama and Bush. Unfortunately, it takes the
media mouthpiece of the Russian government to tell the truth
about Hillary Clinton and the War Party.
DHS renews non-deportation policy for Dreamers
Washington Times - The Obama administration announced Thursday
that it will renew the non-deportation for young adult illegal
immigrants, meaning the more than 560,000 so-called “Dreamers”
who are part of the program will be allowed to continue living
and working in the U.S. with no fear of deportations.
Anti-Gun Group Wants Target To Disarm Its Customers
Adan Salazar - Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, the
anti-gun group which recently merged with Michael Bloomberg’s
now-defunct Mayors Against Illegal Guns organization, has set
Target stores in their sights, launching a petition attempting
to get the retail chain to ban the open-carry of firearms.
Middle School Students Who Complained Over Dress Code Suspended
for “Terroristic Threat”
Paul Joseph Watson - Two dozen Spalding County middle school
students were suspended after a Facebook post which encouraged
classmates to break the dress code was characterized as a
“terroristic threat” by the principle.
Speculation Builds on Michelle Obama Senate Run
NBC News - First Lady could be positioning herself for a run at
Mark Kirk's seat in 2016.... A Thursday column in Reuters
suggests that Obama would be the only candidate with a large
enough profile to unseat the Republican. The column also points
to Obama's recent willingness to debate the merits of her school
lunch program with Republicans, a trip to China, fundraising and
her stance on the kidnapped Nigerian school girls as other signs
that her tone is turning more political.
Record-breaking 17 Libertarians on the ballot in Hawaii
lp.org - The LPHI has candidates for governor, lieutenant
governor, U.S. senator, 1 of the 2 U.S. House races, 5 of the
state Senate seats, and 8 of the races for state representative.
Greed Is Good? Where Will America’s Sick Obsession With Wealth
And Money End?
Economic Collapse - Everywhere you look, Americans appear to be
extremely obsessed with wealth and money. These days, networks
such as CNN endlessly run "news stories" with titles such as
"Best cars for the super rich". We have television shows where
people proudly show off how wealthy they are, and it seems like
Hollywood is putting out an endless parade of movies that
glorify the lifestyles of the elite.
The Rich Get Richest: Household Net Worth Rises To All Time High
Courtesy Of $67 Trillion In Financial Assets
Zero Hedge - Another quarter, and another confirmation that in
the New Normal only the rich get richer, pardon: richest.
US Foreign Wealth Confiscation Begins Under the Code Names
FinCen, FATCA and FBAR
Activist Post - FinCen, the Financial Crimes Enforcement
Network, has, in essence, been making nearly any international
transfers of money viewed as a criminal activity. FATCA has been
making it harder and harder for Americans to open international
bank accounts. And FBAR, the Report of Foreign Bank and
Financial Accounts, has made it a highly punishable offense for
any American with a foreign account worth over $10,000 if they
do not file an FBAR each year.
Michigan approves law to spread toxic, mercury-contaminated coal
ash across the state
(NaturalNews) New legislation approved by the Michigan House of
Representatives would repurpose coal ash produced by power
plants as a base for roads across the state, as well as parking
Mass Fish Deaths: Millions Have Been Found Dead All Over The
World In The Past Month
Blacklisted News - So why is this happening? Why are fish dying
in unprecedented numbers all over the world? When more than six
tons of fish died in Marina Del Ray over the weekend, it made
headlines all over the United States. But the truth is that what
just happened off the southern California coast is just the tip
of the iceberg. In 2014, mass fish die-offs have pretty much
become a daily event globally.
BP, Andarko must face fines for U.S. gulf oil spill: court
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said BP Plc and
Anadarko Petroleum Corp must face penalties under federal
pollution laws in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil
spill, which could expose the companies to billions of dollars
in potential fines.
65 Things We Know About NSA Surveillance That We Didn’t Know a
EFF - It’s been one year since the Guardian first published the
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order, leaked by former
NSA contractor Edward Snowden, that demonstrated that the NSA
was conducting dragnet surveillance on millions of innocent
people. Since then, the onslaught of disturbing revelations,
from disclosures, admissions from government officials, Freedom
of Information Act requests, and lawsuits, has been nonstop.
New Hampshire Anti-spying Bill Passes Unanimously
Activist Post - Yesterday, the New Hampshire House and Senate
gave final approval to a bill which bans government officials
from obtaining “information contained in a portable electronic
device” without a warrant “signed by a judge and based on
probable cause.” It now goes to the Governor’s desk for a
Heartbleed Redux: Another Gaping Wound in Web Encryption
Wired - The internet is still reeling from the discovery of the
Heartbleed vulnerability, a software flaw exposed in April that
broke most implementations of the widely used encryption
protocol SSL. Now, before Heartbleed has even fully healed,
another major bug has ripped off the scab.
New Mind Reading Research Aims to Synchronize Humans
Activist Post - This research will attempt to map brain activity
and uncover the natural ways that humans utilize unspoken
communication with one another, including seemingly anticipatory
clues that border on telepathy. Once mapped, the idea could
expand toward artificially reproducing or enhancing those
connections into fully synchronized tasks.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Gardener’s To-Do List for June
Organic Gardening - Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the
month of June.
8 Foods that may Soon Cost more Due to CA’s Drought
Natural Society - Timothy Richards, professor of the W.P. Carey
School of Business at Arizona State University, indicates some
fruit and vegetable prices could face steep price increases as
the drought has limited harvests. Estimates indicates anywhere
from 500,000 to 1 million acres of otherwise-producing land will
be affected by the conditions and between 10 and 20% of certain
crops could be lost.
Drones Give Farmers Eye in the Sky to Check on Crop Progress
Activist Post - This growing season, crop researchers at the
University of Illinois are experimenting with the use of drones
– unmanned aerial vehicles – on the university's South Farms.
Obamacare: watch out, here comes “predictive
The Daily Sheeple - A Medai.com article, “Why is
Predictive Modeling Essential to Healthcare?” offers
this quote: “…the algorithms of predictive modeling
can analyze hundreds of data points to make a
diagnosis or a prediction of risk.”
Diabetic diet secrets revealed: 7 foods that help
halt diabetes and initiate self-healing
(NaturalNews) Wouldn't it be better if the ravages
of high blood sugar levels could be addressed as a
part of overall good health, rather than simply as
an illness in need of drug treatment? Recent studies
have revealed that many foods have blood
sugar-stabilizing effects. Here are seven of
Bok choy a powerful anti-inflammatory, has many
other health benefits
(NaturalNews) Bok choy, a Chinese cabbage, may not
seem as popular as the cabbage typically found at
markets (red, green, etc.); however, it's a health
food superstar that has the potential to protect
against cancers, reduce blood pressure and more.
Truvia sweetener a powerful pesticide; scientists
shocked as fruit flies die in less than a week from
eating GMO-derived erythritol
(NaturalNews) Truvia sweetener is made from about
99.5% erythritol (a sugar alcohol), and 0.5% rebiana,
an extract from the stevia plant (but not at all the
same thing as stevia). A shocking new study
published in the journal PLOS ONE (1) has found that
Truvia, an alternative sweetener manufactured by
food giant Cargill, is a potent insecticide that
kills fruit flies which consume it.
Illusion of choice: many commercial bug repellents
contain a dangerous Vietnam war chemical
(NaturalNews) Originally formulated for the US Army,
this chemical is now used in one-third of American
households and was used during the Vietnam War
alongside the now banned chemicals Agent Orange and
Cancer prevention activist Ty Bollinger a featured
presenter at Global Freedom Summit 2014
(NaturalNews) Noted activist Ty Bollinger is slated
to be a featured presenter at a revolutionary online
event known as the Global Freedom Summit 2014.
5 Facts you should know about reducing risk of
(NaturalNews) Cancer can be an incredibly deceptive
disease. It strikes when a person least expects it,
and in many cases, offers absolutely no warning
Research reveals why people avoid taking positive
action while preferring emptiness, failure and
(NaturalNews) We live in a world where success and
fulfillment come from taking positive actions.
Inactivity leads to failure, emptiness and despair.
Interestingly, if there is one thing that many
unfulfilled people lack, it is the ability to take
action in the direction of their dreams.
Elderberry Extract Outperforms Medication By
Inhibiting Growth of Pathogenic Bacteria By Up To 99
preventdisease.com - A liquid extract from black
elderberry may inhibit the growth of pathogenic
bacteria by 99 percent at highest concentrations, a
feat no anti-bacterial drugs can match. The tea is
also considered to be anti-rheumatic, laxative and
Magnesium Supplements Improve Metabolic Syndrome
Green Med Info - Magnesium is under-appreciated but
it's involved in over 300 biochemical reactions in
the body. It's particularly important for those at
risk for diabetes.
Coffee and Honey Shown as Superior Cough Treatment
Natural Society - According to some research,
combining coffee and honey could be more effective
at treating certain coughs than the
commonly-prescribed systemic steroids.
Honey Found To Have Potent Anti-Influenza Activity
Green Med Info - Honey is appreciated the world over
as one of Nature's most delicious foods, but did you
know it may have potent anti-flu activity as well?
4 Benefits of Parsley: Detoxification, Immune
Health, and More
Natural Society - Herbs like parsley offer a purely
natural and completely healthful manner of fighting
illness and disease. Here are 4 benefits of parsley.
Hospital feed ‘poisons 15 babies’
The Daily Sheeple - One baby has already died and 14
more are seriously ill after they contracted blood
poisoning from contaminated intravenous feed.
NJ Court Rules For Nurse In Vaccine-Refusal Firing
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A nurse was unfairly denied
unemployment benefits after she was fired for
refusing a flu shot without claiming a religious or
medical exemption, a New Jersey appeals court ruled
Surprising New Findings About Your Dog's Bond with
Dr. Becker - Researchers in Hungary discovered some
fascinating things about your dog's brain, how he
bonds with you, and how he responds to human
emotions. And it could have a profound influence on
how you relate to your dog - and him to you.
Earthquake Preparedness for Pets
Dr. Becker - How equipped are you to save your pet
in the event of an earthquake? If you live in a
quake zone, look inside for tips on how to prepare
for a natural disaster that strikes without warning.
- June 5, 2014 - Today In History:
1794 - The U.S. Congress prohibited citizens from
serving in any foreign armed forces.
1851 - Harriet Beecher Stow published the first
installment of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in "The National
1865 - The first safe deposit vault was opened in
New York. The charge was $1.50 a year for every
$1,000 that was stored.
1884 - U.S. Civil War General William T. Sherman
refused the Republican presidential nomination,
saying, "I will not accept if nominated and will not
serve if elected."
1917 - American men began registering for the World
War I draft.
1933 - President Roosevelt signed the bill that took
the U.S. off of the gold standard.
1940 - During World War II, the Battle of France
began when Germany began an offensive in Southern
1944 - The first B-29 bombing raid hit the Japanese
rail line in Bangkok, Thailand.
1967 - The Six Day War between Israel and Egypt,
Syria and Jordan began.
1975 - Egypt reopened the Suez Canal to
international shipping, eight years after it was
closed because of the 1967 war with Israel.
1981 - In the U.S., the Center for Disease Control
and Prevention reported that five men in Los Angeles
were suffering from a rare pneumonia found in
patients with weakened immune systems. They were the
first recognized cases of what came to be known as
1986 - A federal jury in Baltimore convicted Ronald
Pelton of selling secrets to the Soviet Union.
Pelton was sentenced to 3 life prison terms plus 10
2002 - Elizabeth Smart, 14, was kidnapped from her
bedroom in her family's Salt Lake City home. (She
was rescued in March 2003.)
2004 - The U.S.S. Jimmy Carter was christened in the
U.S. Navy in Groton, CT.
2004 - Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the
United States, died in Los Angeles at age 93 after a
long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
2007 - Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of
staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was sentenced to 2
1/2 years in prison for lying and obstructing the
CIA leak investigation. (President George W. Bush
later commuted the prison sentence.)
US deploys 3 B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers to UK
RT - Three B-52 Stratofortress bombers have landed at Royal Air Force
Fairford, England, for a two-week deployment to “become familiar with
airbases and operations in the region.”
China Scrambling After "Discovering" Thousands Of Tons Of Rehypothecated
Copper, Aluminum Missing
Zero Hedge - "Banks are worried about their exposure," warns one
warehousing source, "there is a scramble for people to head down there
at the minute and make sure that their metal that they think is covered
by a warehouse receipt actually exists."
GM Maggots Expected in Fruit Imports after Go-ahead for Brazil GM Fruit
Sustainable Pulse - GeneWatch UK today warned that planned experiments
with genetically modified (GM) fruit flies in Brazil could lead to GM
maggots in fruit being illegally imported to Britain and other
VIDEO: Russia resorts to ‘dark tactics’ of 20th century in Ukraine,
Press TV - Obama made the remarks on Wednesday in the Polish capital
Warsaw, just hours before arriving in Brussels to meet with European
leaders for a two-day summit of the Group of Seven (G7).
Putin says ready to meet Ukraine leader
Press TV - In an interview with French television station TF1 and radio
Europe 1, the Russian president said he has no plans to avoid anyone and
would meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko if the meeting
could be organized.
Ukraine ready to sign EU trade deal ‘immediately’ - Poroshenko
RT - Ukraine’s President-elect Petro Poroshenko is ready to sign a deal
establishing free trade between the EU and Ukraine, right after his
inauguration on June 7. The agreement lies at the heart of the Ukraine
crisis and he hopes it will help “restore peace".
Libyan General Haftar pledges ‘strong response’
Press TV - Retired Libyan army General Khalifa Haftar vows “strong
response” after escaping an assassination attempt outside the
northeastern city of Benghazi.
VIDEO: Assad wins Syrian presidential election
Press TV - On Wednesday, Syrian People's Assembly speaker Jihad al-Laham
announced that Assad won 88.7 percent of the vote, or 10,319,723 of
11,634,412 votes cast in Tuesday’s election, the official SANA news
Kerry calls Syrian presidential election ‘meaningless’
Press TV - The vote was "meaningless, because you can't have an election
where millions of your people don't even have an ability to vote," said
Kerry, who landed in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Wednesday on an
VIDEO: Nigeria’s Boko Haram continues killing civilians
Press TV - A witness said on Wednesday that the militants are taking
over villages near the border with Cameroon without interference from
the security forces.
Lithuania becomes 19th country to join euro 8 years after knock-back
RT - Lithuania, the last Baltic nation outside the currency union, has
finally been given the green light to join the euro area, after its bid
was turned down 8 years ago. The country could adopt the single euro
currency on January 1, 2015.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Government considers freeing another Guantanamo inmate, on heels
of Bergdahl swap
Fox News - As controversy grows over the release of five
hardened Taliban detainees in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl,
the Obama administration is considering springing yet another
prisoner from Guantanamo Bay.
Lindsey Graham: Impeachment is on the table if Obama releases
Washington Examiner - Sen. Lindsey Graham is so furious over the
swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders that he is
warning of a GOP impeachment push if President Obama tries to
release any other prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.
Bergdahl's Homecoming Celebration Cancelled Amid Allegations Of
Zero Hedge - Amid a rising backlash and assertions of desertion,
a rally in US Army Sgt. Gowe Bergdahl's Idaho hometown -
celebrating his release after 5 years of 'captivity' - has been
U.S. Senator Paul won't budge on blocking tax treaties
(Reuters) - Republican Senator Rand Paul on Wednesday again
blocked the U.S. Senate from moving toward ratifying five
pending tax treaties, saying they would make it easier for
foreign governments to invade the privacy of Americans.
It’s Not Just Europe; As Many As 16 California Counties May Seek
Secession From The State
Zero Hedge - Frustrated with their representation in government,
residents in two of California’s northern counties are heading
to the polls to decide whether they should consider seceding
from the state.
3 Homes Destroyed in Military Plane Crash
NBC San Diego - According to NBC News, this is the second crash
in less than one month involving a Harrier jet from the MCAS
Yuma base. On May 9, another crashed in a remote desert area
near the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona during a routine
NYPD and Pentagon to place mobile scanners on the streets of NYC
RT - New York City’s war on freedom could be adding a new weapon
to its arsenal, especially if NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has
his say. The head of the New York Police Department is working
with the Pentagon to secure body scanners to be used throughout
the Big Apple.
Feds Treated Black Friday Boycott As Terrorist Threat
Paul Joseph Watson - Newly revealed documents obtained by the
Partnership for Civil Justice Fund show that the federal
government treats consumer boycotts and anti-Black Friday
activism as a terrorist threat.
YouTube: Dr Ben Carson: Obamacare Truth. Obama Is A Marxist
Dr. Ben Carson appeared on CNN tonight on 6/3/2014. He spoke
about Obamacare and the VA scandal. Every time he started saying
something that would be considered non establishment he was
Baltimore Imposes Daytime Curfew On Adolescents
Kurt Nimmo - In addition to making it illegal for children to be
outside their homes after 9:00 PM, the city of Baltimore,
Maryland, will impose what amounts to a public school curfew
between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Baltimore Mayor
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to sign new legislation.
Love your dog? Don’t call the cops
The Daily Sheeple - Officers killing dogs in “the line of duty”
— how common is this becoming in modern America? Seems like no
more than three days go by before I hear about a new pet dog
slain at the hands of police who, in most cases, were called for
Half The Country Makes Less Than $27,520 A Year And 15 Other
Signs The Middle Class Is Dying
Economic Collapse - If you make more than $27,520 a year at your
job, you are doing better than half the country is. But you
don't have to take my word for it, you can check out the latest
wage statistics from the Social Security administration
7 In 10 Americans Believe The Crisis Is Not Over Or Worst Is Yet
To Come: 52% Can't Afford Their Homes
Zero Hedge - According to a recent survey by the MacArthur
foundation, during the past three years, over half of all U.S.
adults (52%) have had to make at least one sacrifice in order to
cover their rent or mortgage. Such sacrifices included getting
an additional job, deferring saving for retirement, cutting back
on health care and healthy foods, running up credit card debt,
or moving to a less safe neighborhood or one with worse schools.
Soros Funded Think Tank Pushes “Culture War” Over Minimum Wage
Kurt Nimmo - The Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a leftist
organization that receives funding from activist labor unions,
is calling for the government to raise the federal minimum wage.
Seattle raises minimum wage to $15 an hour
LA Times - This progressive and expensive city struck a blow
against rising income inequality Monday when the City Council
voted unanimously to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, the
highest municipal minimum of any metropolis in the country and
the rallying cry of fast-food workers and union organizers
Wait times at El Paso VA are latest to come under scrutiny
Stars and Stripes - Veterans have been forced to wait more than
two months on average for mental health treatment at the El Paso
VA facility, and more than a third never received it, according
to a survey released Wednesday as lawmakers in Washington worked
to bridge partisan differences on legislation to fix the larger
mess within the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Mercury in influenza vaccines found to be 100 times
higher than Australian government limit for medicine
(NaturalNews) As Natural News has exhaustively
demonstrated this week via ICP-MS laboratory results
and vaccine documentation, influenza vaccines
manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline still contain 50 ppm
Even trace amounts of mercury cause infertility,
brain impairment in songbirds
(NaturalNews) Researchers from the College of
William and Mary (CWM) in Virginia found that
songbirds exposed to sub-lethal and even trace
amounts of mercury left over from industrial
manufacturing suffered reproductive problems, brain
abnormalities, and immune suppression, among other
Green Tea May Boost Your Working Memory
Dr. Mercola - In a new study of 12 healthy
volunteers, those who received a beverage containing
27.5 grams of green tea extract showed increased
connectivity between the parietal and frontal cortex
of the brain compared to those who drank a non-green
Four herbs that boost your brain capacity
(NaturalNews) The amount of chemicals and internal
disturbances that are wreaking havoc on brain
function are limitless. Whether it is fluoride, GMOs,
heavy metals or severe intestinal issues, there is
no shortage of things causing our noggin problems.
Aside from cleaning up your lifestyle, here are four
herbs that can crank up your brain function.
New study finds that spirulina can help treat
(NaturalNews) Along with the single-celled green
algae chlorella, spirulina is one of the most widely
studied foods on the planet. In fact, studies in the
last decade alone have shown that the regular
consumption of spirulina can enhance brain function.
Freekeh: The grain that combats type 2 diabetes and
boosts overall health
(NaturalNews) First, quinoa. Then teff. Both are
amazing superfoods, grains that boost overall health
with their outstanding nutrient content. While they
still remain supremely healthy choices, another food
has the health world buzzing.
PSA Creator: PSA Test for Prostate Cancer is
Natural Society - The creator of the PSA test for
prostate cancer admits that the test fails to do its
job and leads to numerous side effects including
5 Hidden Toxins Found in Baby Products
Green Med Info - There are several different toxins
lurking in baby products and we all need to be aware
of their presence. Here are 5 of those toxic
Healthy homemade blueberry, strawberry and kiwi
popsicles for kids
STEPin2 - The problem and concern with store-bought
popsicles and ice cream is the fact that they are
filled with sugar, artificial flavors and dyes. Take
a healthy step, and teach your children how to get
involved in the kitchen. Not only will they have
fun, take pride in the food they created, but they
will love eating what they made.
Homemade dog treats: How to make your own, save a
bundle and improve your dog's health
(NaturalNews) Most of the world has awoken to the
dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs),
seeking healthier choices such as organic,
all-natural and gluten-free.
- June 4, 2014 - Today In History:
1792 - Captain George Vancouver claimed Puget Sound
1794 - British troops captured Port-au-Prince,
1812 - The Louisiana Territory had its name changed
to the Missouri Territory.
1896 - Henry Ford made a successful test drive of
his new car in Detroit, MI. He called the vehicle
was called a "Quadricycle."
1911 - Gold was discovered in Alaska's Indian Creek.
1919 - The U.S. Senate passed the Women's Suffrage
1924 - An eternal light was dedicated at Madison
Square in New York City in memory of all New York
soldiers who died in World War I.
1942 - The Battle of Midway began. It was the first
major victory for America over Japan during World
War II. The battle ended on June 6 and ended
Japanese expansion in the Pacific.
1944 - The U-505 became the first enemy submarine
captured by the U.S. Navy.
1944 - During World War II, the U.S. Fifth Army
entered Rome, which began the liberation of the
1947 - The House of Representatives approved the
Taft-Hartley Act. The legislation allowed the
President of the United States to intervene in labor
1954 - French Premier Joseph Laniel and Vietnamese
Premier Buu Loc initialed treaties in Paris giving
"complete independence" to Vietnam.
1960 - The Taiwan island of Quemoy was hit by 500
artillery shells fired from the coast of Communist
1985 - The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court
ruling striking down an Alabama law that provided
for a daily minute of silence in public schools.
1986 - Jonathan Jay Pollard, a former Navy
intelligence analyst, pled guilty in Washington to
spying for Israel. He was sentenced to life in
1989 - In Beijing, Chinese army troops stormed
Tiananmen Square to crush the pro-democracy
movement. It is believed that 100's or possibly
thousands, of demonstrators were killed.
2003 - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a
bill that would ban "partial birth" abortions with a
2008 - The United Kingdom and Canada became the
first countries to be able to buy and rent films at
the iTunes Store.
2009 - President Barack Obama addressed the Muslims
of the world in a speech in Cairo, saying America
has a common cause with Islam and never will be at
war with the faith.
Obama, Ukraine president-elect discuss US help to train Kiev's military
RT - President Obama discussed possible US help in training Ukraine’s
law enforcement and military personnel at a meeting with the country’s
new president-elect, Petro Poroshenko, in Warsaw.
Fears that President Obama’s $1bn pledge on European defence could
provoke new Cold War
London Independent - President Barack Obama has pledged up to $1bn in
new US funding for European defence, reasserting Washington’s role in
the region despite warnings from Russia that any military build up near
its borders with eastern Europe could provoke a new arms race and a new
GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) operates secret Middle
East spy hub in Oman – report
RT - The location of secret British spy bases in Oman, tapping undersea
cables in the Middle East, has up until now remained unpublished because
of pressure from the government, according to a new article that reveals
Confirmed: Ukrainian air force fired over 150 missiles at Lugansk,
bombed admin HQ
RT - Kiev has admitted showering the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk
with dozens of missiles from the air, saying that its Air Force
helicopters and jets “fired more than 150 missiles” in Monday’s military
Obama's Solution for Europe? More Guns and US Fracked Gas
Common Dreams - During a joint press conference with Polish President
Bronisław Komorowski, Obama announced a $1 billion initiative to bolster
U.S. troops in central and eastern Europe in an attempt to stem further
Russian "provocations," despite recent moves by Russian President
Vladimir Putin tp withdraw Russian troops from its border with Ukraine.
VIDEO: US: Syria presidential poll 'a disgrace'
Press TV - The United States has denounced Syria’s presidential
election, saying President Bashar al-Assad’s decision to hold it was
“detached from reality”.
Monsanto Slammed for ‘Fraudulent’ EU Patent on Non-GMO Tomatoes
Sustainable Pulse - Representatives of the international coalition No
Patents on Seeds! from France, Germany and Spain have filed an
opposition against a European patent held by Monsanto on conventionally
bred tomatoes (EP1812575). The patent claims tomatoes with a natural
resistance to a fungal disease called botrytis. The original tomatoes
used for this patent came from the international gene bank in
Bulgaria Stands Up to EU over Full Ban on GM Crops
Sustainable Pulse - After lengthy debates in the European institutions
regarding the cultivation of genetically modified maize (GM Maize) in EU
Member States, the case was sent to the EU Court of Justice, which ruled
that the prohibition on the use and marketing of genetically modified
organisms, such as MON 810 GM Maize, was not supported by EU laws.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
New reports: Bergdahl left note declaring intention to desert,
renounce citizenship the night he walked off
Bizpac Review - Evidence keeps building that the Obama
administration may have traded terrorists for what some would
call a traitor.
Afghan Taliban releases video of US soldier handover
RT - The Taliban has released a video showing the recent
handover of the US Army captive sergeant in exchange for five
Guantanamo detainees taking place near Afghanistan-Pakistan
State Dep’t Changes Its Tune, Now Unsure If Bergdahl Was
Captured During Combat
The Blaze - Obama administration officials on Tuesday admitted
that they have no idea if U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was
captured by the Taliban during combat, a dramatic change from
their explanation just a day earlier.
Bergdahl Sideshow Diverts Attention Away from Crimes of the War
Kurt Nimmo - The Bergdahl circus sideshow, so avidly amplified
by the corporate media, ignores a larger and more important
issue, one rarely touched upon by the establishment media – the
war in Afghanistan is illegal and criminal and makes anything
Bowe Bergdahl may have done insignificant in comparison.
U.S. Has Plans for Preemptive Nuclear Attack- Paul Craig Roberts
usawatchdog.com - Former Assistant Treasury Secretary Dr. Paul
Craig Roberts says the U.S. has plans for nuclear war with our
rivals. Dr. Roberts explains, “Washington not only has war plans
for launching a preemptive nuclear attack on Russia, and also
possibly China, but Washington has a cadre of people who
advocate nuclear war.
Pending Navy All Clear, San Fran Looks To Develop Condos on
Adan Salazar - The US Navy has announced it will soon give its
“final” assessment on whether land they plan to sell to the City
of San Francisco for development is still contaminated with
Girls, 12, Stab Playmate 19 Times, Blame ‘Slender Man’ Meme
Ben Swann - Two 12-year-old girls stabbed a classmate 19 times,
claiming to be inspired by the fictional internet folk horror
character 'Slender Man.'
Judge Napolitano: Obama Impeachment Now “A Very, Very Valid
Steve Watson - Libertarian pundit and and former New Jersey
Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano has called for the
impeachment of the President over the Taliban prisoner release,
stating that he has aided the release of the worst terrorists in
the world. “The president may well have committed a federal
crime,” Napolitano said, appearing on Fox News Tuesday.
Why Chiquita Is Lobbying Against a 9/11 Victims Bill
Common Dreams - The company, guilty of financing right-wing
paramilitaries in Colombia, doesn't want to be liable for its
own backing of right-wing paramilitary terrorists in Colombia.
Holder to Create ‘Homegrown’ Terrorism Task Force
Mikael Thalen - Attorney General Eric Holder unveiled his plan
to create a new Justice Department task force this week that
will focus on the threat of “homegrown” terrorism. In a video
posted to the department’s website Monday, which was later
removed, Holder argued that the focus on terrorism should
“return” to the U.S. as opposed to remaining overseas.
This Big City Police Chief Wants Citizens Armed
Off the Grid News - Detroit’s top cop has made a very surprising
admission for a big city police chief: He thinks citizens should
use guns for self-defense. Chief James Craig has even said that
he believes armed citizens can deter crime.
Life Sentence For … Marijuana Brownies?
Off the Grid News - A Texas man could get life in prison for
making a batch of brownies. The man, Jacob Lavoro, has been
charged with a first degree felony for possessing 1.5 pounds of
marijuana-laced brownies laced with hash oil.
Steve Forbes: Link dollar to gold or face Great Depression II
Washington Examiner - Influential financial publisher and former
presidential candidate Steve Forbes is out with a new warning
that the U.S. faces an economic catastrophe due to the Federal
Reserve's loose dollar policy, and returning to a strict “gold
standard” is the only way to avoid disaster.
Gold Price Manipulation Was "Routine", FT Reports
Zero Hedge - Today, via the FT, we get just a hint of what is
coming down the pipeline with "Trading to influence gold price
fix was ‘routine’." We approve of the editorial oversight to
pick the word "influence" over "manipulate" - it sound so much
Bitcoin is back: Price quietly jumps 80%
CNBC News- Bitcoin, the controversial cryptocurrency, finally
may be back in investors' good graces: It's up more than 80
percent from its April lows on a wave of good news and wider
VA hospital staff got $1M in bonuses while therapy pool for
wounded vets closed
Washington Times - The therapeutic aquatic pool had to go due to
an alleged lack of funds at the Memphis Veterans Administration
(VA) Medical Center, but over $1 million in bonuses were
approved for its employees. The facility allocated $1,005,644 in
bonuses for its approximately 2,000 employees in fiscal year
2010, the Daily Caller reported Monday. The therapy pool was
closed months earlier.
Bookkeeper accused of embezzling $830,000 from veterans' charity
- using credit cards for lavish vacations and internet shopping
Daily Mail - Cynthia Tanner worked for the National Veterans
Services Fund (NVSF) in Darien, Connecticut, taking care of
staff payroll and handing out cheques to help veterans in need.
News Flash: Fukushima Is Still a Disaster
Common Dreams - The corporate media silence on Fukushima has
been deafening even though the melted-down nuclear power plant’s
seaborne radiation is now washing up on American beaches. Ever
more radioactive water continues to pour into the Pacific.
New US coal dust standards leave thousands of miners at risk for
RINF - The new guidelines reduce overall coal dust exposure
limits from 2.0 to 1.5 milligrams per cubic meter of air and
close certain loopholes in how sampling is performed and
compliance is determined. In reducing the allowable exposure to
coal dust by only 25 percent, the Obama administration has not
only intervened to deliberately loosen the 1.0-milligram limit
proposed by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
Funny Looking Tower Generates 600% More Electrical Energy Than
Traditional Wind Turbines
Blacklisted News - The Sheerwind wind turbine promises to
produce 6 times the electrical power than traditional wind
turbines. This funny looking wind tower acts like a funnel,
directing the wind from any angle, down through a tube to a
ground based turbine generator. The funneling of the wind
through a narrow passage effectively creates a “jet effect”
increasing the velocity of the wind, while lowering the
Sarcastic much? Secret Service looking for software to identify
RT - The US Secret Service is hoping to a hire an internet
analysis firm that will be able to examine online postings on
social media and other websites and detect when users are being
sarcastic and otherwise saying something they do not actually
‘Reset the Net’ day of action Thursday
Ben Swann - The campaign to combat spying programs like those
used by the NSA, Reset the Net is calling for a day of action
this Thursday, June 5, and some popular websites are heeding the
Turmeric shown to protect brain against fluoride
(NaturalNews) The neurodegenerative effects of
fluoride are well documented in the scientific
literature, and yet this toxic byproduct of
industrial manufacturing continues to get dumped
into the water supplies of almost every major city
in the U.S. without consent.
4 powerful probiotic foods that help bulletproof the
(NaturalNews) With estimates that the body has 10
times more bacteria than cells (approximately 10
trillion), it becomes pretty clear that maintaining
a proper bacterial balance is vital for long-term
Top foods to eat to help protect skin from sunburn
(NaturalNews) As the weather gets warmer, the more
likely there will be instances of sunburn. It may be
enjoyable to stay outdoors for a get-together, but
the resulting stings of a sunburn are not fun.
Vitamin D and osteoporosis: How this 'miracle'
vitamin can restore optimum bone health in men and
(NaturalNews) More than 50 million Americans suffer
from osteoporosis, literally "porous bones," a
condition that occurs when your body doesn't replace
bone cells that are lost naturally over time.
Irrefutable proof that influenza vaccines routinely
given to pregnant women still contain mercury
(NaturalNews) Believe it or not, there are still
millions of people, doctors, pharmacists and even
journalists who do not yet realize there is a very
high concentration of mercury in influenza vaccines
given to pregnant women.
Taking antidepressants during pregnancy doubles
child's autism risk
(NaturalNews) Antidepressant medications like SSRIs
detach users from reality by modifying
neurotransmitter levels of serotonin. According to a
new study, if these brain chemistry manipulators are
taken during pregnancy, they may also detach
Prescription Painkillers Tagged as Gateway Drug to
Dr. Mercola - Over the past five years, heroin
deaths have increased by 45 percent--an increase
blamed on rise of addictive prescription drugs such
as Vicodin, OxyContin, Percocet, codeine, and
Fentora, all of which are opioids. The reason for
the resurgence of heroin is in large part due to it
being less expensive than its prescription
HPV Vaccine Maker’s Study Proves Natural HPV
Infection Beneficial, Not Deadly
Green Med Info - Despite aggressive pressure to get
girls as early as 9 years old to vaccinate against
HPV, a new analysis shows that natural HPV infection
actually prevents new HPV infections and cervical
changes linked to cancer malignancy.
7 Habits for Super-Immunity & Fending Off Disease
Natural Society - If the immune system becomes
overly strained, it starts to attack itself instead
of foreign invaders. It can literally become its own
worst enemy. This is often how auto-immune diseases
begin. B-cells can’t communicate properly with T
cells any longer. The goods news is that we can help
the immune system do its job, without becoming
over-active simply by changing our diet, and
altering a few lifestyle habits.
6 Tips for Safe, Non-Carcinogenic Grilling – Eat
Natural Society - From choosing the right coals to
choosing the right meat and cooking, here are 6 tips
for safe, non-carcinogenic grilling.
Apple and Grape Seed Extracts Reduce Cancer-Causing
Chemicals from Cooking Meat
Panera Bread to Dump All Artificial Food Additives
Activist Post - Perhaps its favor was born out of
the wholesome appearance of its food and its taste.
Plus, they started out using antibiotic-free
chicken. But love for Panera quickly cooled when
actual food ingredients were shared wide and were
anything but healthy.
Pumpkin Seed Oil Found to Help Reverse Balding
Green Med Info - Conventional drugs for hair loss
come with outrageous side effects such as male
breast enlargement and erectile dysfunction. New
research finds nature's answer to male pattern
balding - pumpkin seed oil.
Does Your Pet Have Allergies? Skip the Shots and Try
Dr. Becker - Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is a
variation on allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT),
which most of us refer to as allergy shots. SLIT is
in use in Europe to treat allergic humans, and the
technology has recently made its way to the U.S. for
- June 3, 2014 - Today In History:
1784 - The U.S. Congress formally created the United
States Army to replace the disbanded Continental
Army. On June 14, 1775, the Second Continental
Congress had created the Continental Army for
purposes of common defense and this event is
considered to be the birth of the United States
1800 - John Adams moved to Washington, DC. He was
the first President to live in what later became the
capital of the United States.
1805 - A peace treaty between the U.S. and Tripoli
was completed in the captain's cabin on board the
1938 - The German Reich voted to confiscate
so-called "degenerate art."
1952 - A rebellion by North Korean prisoners in the
Koje prison camp in South Korea was put down by
1959 - The first class graduated from the Air Force
Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.
1965 - Edward White became the first American
astronaut to do a "space walk" when he left the
Gemini 4 capsule.
1989 - Chinese army troops positioned themselves to
began a sweep of Beijing to crush student-led
pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square.
1999 - Slobodan Milosevic's government accepted an
international peace plan concerning Kosovo. NATO
announced that airstrikes would continue until
40,000 Serb forces were withdrawn from Kosovo.
2008 - Barack Obama clinched the Democratic
2009 - New Hampshire became the sixth state to
legalize same-sex marriage.
2011 - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh was
wounded when rebel rockets barraged his palace; he
later went to Saudi Arabia for treatment.
2011 - Physician-assisted suicide advocate Dr. Jack
Kevorkian died at a Michigan hospital at age 83.
VIDEO: Obama heads to Europe to discuss Ukraine crisis
Press TV - US President Barack Obama left Washington on Monday to begin
a four-day European trip to Poland, Belgium and France to urge more
pressure on Russia over their dispute on the Ukrainian crisis.
VIDEO: Russia submits draft resolution on Ukraine
Press TV - Russia has submitted a draft resolution to the United Nations
Security Council (UNSC), calling for an immediate ceasefire and a
humanitarian corridor in Ukraine.
Russia Scraps Arms Trade Embargo on Pakistan
RIA Novosti - Russia has lifted an embargo on sales of weapons and
military hardware to Pakistan and is planning to supply Islamabad with
attack helicopters, the head of Russia's state defense corporation
Rostec said Monday.
China Sends 4 More Fighter Jets To Oil Rig Area As Vietnam Threatens
Zero Hedge - A number of Vietnamese officials have now threatened to
bring legal action against China over their territorial dispute in the
South China Sea; but it does not seem to be having any impact on China's
efforts to defend and sustain their presence.
Anti-Monarchy Protests Break Out Across Spain
Zero Hedge - The news of Spain's King Carlos' abdication this morning
warranted barely a headline in the US media. However, once again, the
simmering social unrest of nations full of repressed citizens burst into
action as widespread anti-monarchy protests erupted across Spain.
US to Give Ukraine $18 Mln in Military Aid
RIA Novosti - The United States has doubled its financial military aid
to Ukraine, bringing it to a hefty $18 million over the past few months,
according to US’s second top military commander Derek Chollet.
Taliban leaders given hero's welcome in footage claiming to show
prisoners arriving in Qatar
Mail Online - When the former prisoners - it's not clear if all of them
are present or just a few - pull up in a convoy of black SUVs, they
receive a warm reception, with lots of hugs from the awaiting, clearly
jubilant, supporters. There is no American presence in sight.
Why U.S. Coast Guard Is in Land-Locked Afghanistan
WSJ - It is a fair question to ask: What is the U.S. Coast Guard doing
in the middle of the landlocked county of Afghanistan? For the 13 Coast
Guardsmen in Afghanistan, it is the most common comment they get. “Why
are you here? There is no water out here.”
Ecuador Sends Gold Bricks to Goldman Sachs in Liquidity Hunt
Bloomberg - Ecuador agreed to transfer more than half its gold reserves
to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. for three years to give the government
easier access to cash.
war on drugs is ‘fueling production’ of opium
StratRisks - Cultivation of opium in Southeast Asia’s notorious Golden
Triangle region has doubled in the past decade, according to an in-depth
study that rebuffs claims by governments that an aggressive
anti-narcotics policy is reaping benefits and improving livelihoods.
Israel gags famous nuclear whistleblower invited to speak at human
RT - A decade after his release from prison for leaking information on
Israel’s nuclear weapon program, Mordechai Vanunu has been denied
permission to attend a human rights conference in London.
Two weeks to prepare for 'powerful' computer virus strike-back, UK govt
RT - The UK’s National Crime Agency sent out a global warning for users
to take prompt action before hackers seize their computers back. It
comes after the FBI, NCA, and Europol disrupted one of the most powerful
viruses that steal personal and financial data.
Japan’s Great Wall of Ice: TEPCO starts work on Fukushima underground
RT - Aiming to isolate radioactive water build-up, Fukushima nuclear
plant's operator, TEPCO, has started constructing a huge underground ice
wall around the facility. The ambitious project will have to be
maintained for well over a century to reach its goal.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Why the 'Devastated' Parents of Soldier Reportedly Killed
Searching for Freed POW Bergdahl Are Alleging a 'Big Cover-Up
The Blaze - The parents of a soldier allegedly killed while
searching for recently released Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl
claim they are “devastated” that they were lied to about their
son’s death. In an interview with the Daily Mail, the mother and
father of slain hero Darryn Andrews went as far as to say there
has been a “cover up just like Benghazi.”
'He willingly deserted': Freed POW's former platoon-mates call
for him to face COURT-MARTIAL as they reveal how he left post
Daily Mail - Two former comrades of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
have confirmed to MailOnline that their former platoon-mate
walked away from his post in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009 with
the intention of reneging on his military oath.
Sheriff Richard Mack interviewed as part of Global Freedom
(NaturalNews) Former lawman and Arizona Sheriff Richard Mack is
slated to be a featured speaker at a revolutionary online event
known as the Global Freedom Summit 2014.
VIDEO: The Fastest Way To Get Through a Checkpoint
Daily Paul - Video description: This is for all those people who
said I should have been "witnessing" at the checkpoint. It turns
out that it's "not a good time" for them. That's pretty much
what I figured.
Sgt. Bergdahl Release Arranged by CIA Terror Group
Kurt Nimmo - Missed in the growing storm over the Sgt. Bergdahl
prisoner swap is the fact the terror group that arranged the
trade was closely aligned with the CIA.
The CIA Plotted to Assassinate Richard Nixon
Blacklisted News - That’s just one of the bombshell revelations
dropped by former Nixon aide Roger Stone in his explosive book –
Nixon's Secrets: The Truth About Watergate and the Pardon– set
for a Sept. 2 release.
House of Representatives passes Bill, enables restriction of 2nd
Michael Vass - Without fanfare, and well below the radar of
almost everyone, the House of Representatives has just enabled
New York State (and any other State contributing to the NICS
database) to violate HIPAA laws and revoke gun permits without
justification or cause.
Justices Reject Reporter’s Bid To Protect CIA Source
Mint Press News - A reporter who has been ordered to testify at
the trial of a former CIA officer accused of disclosing
classified information lost his bid Monday to get the Supreme
Court to clarify whether journalists have a right to protect
their confidential sources.
Mental Health Screening a Good Way to Decrease Liberty, Poor Way
to Increase Security
Ron Paul - Giving government the power to bar some Americans
from owning guns by labeling them as “mentally ill” could easily
lead to serious abuses. Even authors of mental health manuals
admit that mental health diagnoses are subjective and can be
based on “social constructions.”
8 Ridiculous Laws That Stop People From Helping Others
buzzfeed.com - No good deed goes unpunished.
America’s Insatiable Demand For More Expensive Cars, Larger
Homes And Bigger Debts
Economic Collapse - In the endless quest to achieve "the
American Dream", Americans are racking up bigger debts than ever
before. Unfortunately, our paychecks are not keeping up and the
middle class in the United States is steadily shrinking.
At least 74 dead in crashes similar to those GM linked to faulty
(Reuters) - At least 74 people have died in General Motors cars
in accidents with some key similarities to those that GM has
linked to 13 deaths involving defective ignition switches, a
Reuters analysis of government fatal-crash data has determined.
Such accidents also occurred at a higher rate in the GM cars
than in top competitors’ models, the analysis showed.
The Velocity Of Money In The U.S. Falls To An All-Time Record
Washington's Blog - When an economy is healthy, there is lots of
buying and selling and money tends to move around quite rapidly.
Unfortunately, the U.S. economy is the exact opposite of that
Almost 10 Million Homeowners Owe more than their House is Worth
AllGov - The effects of the housing crisis are still painfully
apparent for many Americans, with nearly 10 million homeowners
owing more on their mortgages than their property is worth. That
is just one of many sobering statistics demonstrating just how
far the nation has to go to get the housing market in healthier
U.S. government has 'doomsday' relocation plan in place for
catastrophic Yellowstone eruption
(NaturalNews) According to South African news website Praag, the
US government has already hinted at such a plan. The website
states that the US offered the African National Congress $100
billion dollars over the next 10 years to construct temporary
housing for Americans in case of a super volcano eruption.
Rand Paul Vows To Repeal 'Illegal' EPA Climate Rule
The Daily Caller - Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul is not
happy about the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon
dioxide emissions limits for power plants, arguing it is an
“illegal use of executive power.” Paul has vowed to force a vote
on the EPA’s rule to repeal it.
WSJ: Google Spending $1 Billion on Satellites to Cover Earth in
gizmodo.com - The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google
plans to spend over $1 billion on a fleet of satellites that
will be used to provide internet to parts of the world that
currently lack digital connections.
Photos: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt At Bilderberg
Prison Planet.com - Infowars reporters have captured photographs
of Eric Schmidt, current Executive Chairman and former CEO of
Solar-powered aircraft makes inaugural flight
RT - Ahead of its anticipated round-the-world trip scheduled for
2015, a solar-powered plane took its maiden voyage after an
historic two-hour flight - yet more headway in developing
aircraft that don’t need fossil fuel.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
New Study Shows Why Roundup Herbicide (Glyphosate) Should Be
Activist Post - Glyphosate (aka Roundup) is the world's most
popular pesticide, used primarily in GMO farming as a systemic
herbicide. When glyphosate is metabolized within plants or
within the liver of animals, it produces AMPA, a substance that
while classified as inert and/or harmless by regulators, has
been known for some time to be at least as toxic as glyphosate,
the latter of which has been linked to over 30 adverse health
10 Self-Survival Tips and Info Bits for Urban Homesteading
Natural Society - If growing 3 tons of organic produce annually
on your 4000 square foot lawn sounds good to you, or learning
how to plant a bee garden sounds good to you, then read on.
Urban homesteading offers a more sovereign life, even if you
don’t live on a ranch or farm. Here are 10 great tips for
homesteading, paving way for a more self-sustaining, live-free
The Biggest Moneymaker of all Time: Cancer, and Why the
Profiteers Don't Want a Cure
Wake Up World - Big Pharma sends their beautiful reps to
doctors’ offices to convince them of how they should be getting
more people on this drug or that one, despite side effects. It’s
for profit and it is deplorable and sad. Be aware of your
rights; don’t be badgered or scared into doing what “everyone
else is doing” only to wind up a statistic. Do your research now
while you’re healthy.
Natural News tests flu vaccine for heavy metals, finds 25,000
times higher mercury level than EPA limit for water
healthfreedoms.org - Mercury tests conducted on vaccines at the
Natural News Forensic Food Lab have revealed a shockingly high
level of toxic mercury in an influenza vaccine (flu shot) made
by GlaxoSmithKline (lot #9H2GX). Tests conducted via ICP-MS
document mercury in the Flulaval vaccine at a shocking 51 parts
per million, or over 25,000 times higher than the maximum
contaminant level of inorganic mercury in drinking water set by
Two rainforest herbs that destroy cancer and alleviate side
effects from chemotherapy
(NaturalNews) Nearly everyone has been touched by cancer in some
way or another. Cancer patients are struggling with traditional
therapies, and many are looking to alternative ways in order to
reverse their diagnosis. Look no further than these two powerful
rainforest herbs that can stimulate the proper systems to help
give cancer a knock-out punch.
Reduce the risk of cancer with probiotics
(NaturalNews) Considered a nutritional buzzword among the
health-conscious crowd, probiotics are well-known as an
important addition to the diet for maintaining digestive
balance. And now, researches have discovered these
micro-organisms are much more powerful than previously thought
by playing a substantial role in discouraging, and also healing,
Agricultural Pesticides Linked to Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Dr. Mercola - Processed foods form the basis of nearly
everyone's diet, as 95 percent of the food Americans buy is
processed. If this is you, then you can consider yourself in the
highest risk category, as such fare tends to contain the
greatest amounts of hidden genetically engineered (GE)
ingredients, and hence the highest pesticide load.
Cure insomnia with these 7 herbs
(NaturalNews) Insomnia is a sleep disorder that occurs when a
person is tired, but cannot fall asleep, or cannot stay asleep
once they do fall asleep. While the disorder primarily affects
adults, women report a problem with it more than men. It also
tends to worsen as a person ages.
Have People Used Baking Soda to Treat Cancer for 10 Cents/Day?
Natural Society - Baking soda works by ‘shocking’ cancer cells
with alkalinity. The extracellular (interstitial) pH (pHe) of
solid tumors is significantly more acidic compared to normal
tissues. Furthermore, cancer cells cannot live in the presence
of high levels of oxygen.
5 Proven Ways To Reduce Wrinkles Naturally
Green Med Info - The beauty industry focuses almost exclusively
on external issues. But skin reflects the health of your entire
body from the inside out. It tells the story of chronic stress,
the toxins in your food, chemicals in your environment, and
Susan Thixton - Grieving pet treat consumers have a
settlement for the Chinese jerky treat illnesses and
deaths linked to two major importers; Waggin Train
(Purina) and Milo's Kitchen. I would assume this has
to be a bittersweet victory to the Plaintiffs.
- June 2, 2014 - Today In History:
1774 - The Quartering Act, which required American
colonists to allow British soldiers into their
houses, was reenacted.
1851 - Maine became the first U.S. state to enact a
law prohibiting alcohol.
1883 - The first baseball game under electric lights
was played in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
1886 - Grover Cleveland became the second U.S.
president to get married while in office. He was the
first to have a wedding in the White House.
1910 - Charles Stewart Roll became the first person
to fly non-stop and double cross the English
1924 - All American Indians were granted U.S.
citizenship by the U.S. Congress.
1933 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt accepted
the first swimming pool to be built inside the White
1953 - Elizabeth was crowned queen of England at
1954 - U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy charged that
there were communists working in the CIA and atomic
1957 - Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev was
interviewed by CBS-TV.
1979 - Pope John Paul II arrived in his native
Poland on the first visit by a pope to a Communist
1995 - Captain Scott F. O'Grady's U.S. Air Force
F-16C was shot down by Bosnian Serbs. He was rescued
six days later.
1998 - Royal Caribbean Cruises agreed to pay $9
million to settle charges of dumping waste at sea.
2003 - In the U.S., federal regulators voted to
allow companies to buy more television stations and
newspaper-broadcasting combinations in the same
city. The previous ownership restrictions had not
been altered since 1975.
2003 - In Seville, Spain, a chest containing the
supposed remains of Christopher Columbus were
exhumed for DNA tests to determine whether the bones
were really those of the explorer. The tests were
aimed at determining if Columbus was currently
buried in Spain's Seville Cathedral or in Santo
Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
2003 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that companies
could not be sued under a trademark law for using
information in the public domain without giving
credit to the originator. The case had originated
with 20th Century Fox against suing Dastar Corp.
over their use of World War II footage.
mulls reinforcing troops in Poland-German defence ministry
StratRisks - NATO defence ministers will discuss temporarily reinforcing
forces in Poland when they meet in Brussels this week, a spokesman for
the German defence ministry said, a move that would be aimed at
reassuring countries nervous about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.
GPS sites in Russia can’t be used now for ‘military purposes’
RT - Russia has “taken under control” the operation of 11 American GPS
sites and ensured they cannot be used for military purposes, as
Washington and Moscow show no progress in negotiations on setting up
Russian GLONASS stations on US territory.
Naftogaz transfers $786mn of gas debt to Russia
RT - Ukraine has transferred $786 million of its $3.5 billion gas debt
to Russia, Ukraine’s coup-appointed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk
said in Berlin on Friday.
VIDEO: Thai army deploys troops to prevent anti-coup rallies
Press TV - Deputy police chief Somyot Poompanmoung said on Sunday that
nearly 6,000 police and soldiers were being sent to central Bangkok and
rapid deployment units are prepared to halt protests that might take
VIDEO: US airstrike kills 18 in Afghanistan
Press TV - According to police, the attack which took place on Sunday in
the eastern province of Kunar, also injured seven people. The deadly
incident comes after an airstrike carried out by US-led forces left
nearly 10 people dead on May 29 in Afghanistan’s southeastern province
Up to 800 killed in Iraq in May, two-thirds of them civilians
RT - Almost 800 people were reported to have been killed in Iraqi
violence last month, two-thirds of the victims being civilians.
Meanwhile, monitoring groups put the figure at over 1,000 deaths among
the civil population alone.
VIDEO: 1000s of Palestinians left without water
Press TV - Tens of thousands of Palestinians have not had access to
clean water in the occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) since March, when
Israel cut water supplies to them, an Israeli NGO says.
Bilderberg actually talks nukes, euro nationalism and… Barack Obama –
RT - The officially released agenda of the prestigious Bilderberg club
meeting is not true, claims RT show host Daniel Estulin, a longtime
watcher of the ‘secret world govt’ group. He says he obtained the real
agenda for this year’s gathering in Copenhagen.
Fracking on private land to be permitted in Queen’s speech – leak
RT - An infrastructure and competitiveness bill to be announced in the
Queen’s speech on Wednesday will change trespassing laws, allowing shale
gas exploration firms to drill on private land without requiring the
permission of the owner, UK media report.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
The F-35 Fighter Plane Is Even More of a Mess Than You Thought
gizmodo.com - Not only did the Pentagon spend almost $400
billion to buy 2,400 aircraft - about twice as much as it cost
to put a man on the moon - the F-35 program is 7 years behind
schedule and $163 billion over budget. This at a time when cuts
in the defence budget are forcing the Pentagon to shrink the
size of the military.
SWAT locks down California school for 4 hours during
class-by-class weapons search
Police State USA - Students at a California high school were
forced to hunker down as SWAT teams with weapons drawn searched
their entire campus for weapons. The effort included a
warrantless search of students’ vehicles, lockers, backpacks,
and classrooms. The long 4-hour detention reportedly forced some
students to urinate in darkened classrooms.
Five of the Most Dangerous Taliban Commanders in U.S. Custody
Exchanged for American Captive
Weekly Standard - The Obama administration announced today that
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who has been held by the Taliban for several
years, has been freed from his captors.
‘Squirming’ John Kerry excused from testifying on Benghazi
RT - House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa released the
Secretary of State from a subpoena to testify before a committee
investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, alleging
Kerry was attempting to “distract” from the panel’s work.
VIDEO: Why We Must Oppose Bilderberg
The Daily Sheeple - As the Bilderbergers gather in Denmark to
discuss this year’s agenda, James Corbett presents “Why We Must
Oppose Bilderberg” to the We The People Anti-Bilderberg
Conference taking place in Copenhagen. Learn more about the
history, aims, and goals of the Bilderberg Group, why they must
be opposed, and how best to do it on this special edition of The
Corbett Report podcast.
LAPD adds drones to arsenal, says they’ll be used sparingly
LA Times - On Friday, the department announced that it had
acquired two "unmanned aerial vehicles" as gifts from the
Seattle Police Department.
Police State High: School Bans Backpacks, Seals Lockers, Forces
Mac Slavo - If drones over America, heavily armed law
enforcement agencies, and a massive government surveillance web
hasn’t yet convinced you that the United States is rapidly
moving towards a police state then maybe the following report
out of New York will be an eye opener.
Judge Napolitano Reacts After Snowden Says 'There Are Some
Things Worth Dying For'
Fox News - Judge Andrew Napolitano reacted this morning to the
NBC News interview with NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who showed no
remorse for breaking U.S. law to leak a trove of classified
documents outlining the NSA's massive surveillance program.
VIDEO: SWAT team throws concussion grenade into baby playpen
during no-knock raid
Police State USA - A SWAT crashed through a family’s door in the
middle of the night and threw a concussion grenade into a baby’s
playpen. A 19-month-old baby was horribly disfigured when it
exploded in his face. [Graphic]
Police give elderly man drug charges after pharmacy issues
Police State USA - Police were asked to retrieve a bottle of
pills that had been incorrectly issued to an elderly patient.
When the 83-year-old man asked that police “sign for” the pills
before leaving his home, the officer became violent and threw
him to the ground and arrested him on felony charges of drug
possession and theft.
Honor student charged with 2 felonies for making a volcano as
Police State USA - A 16-year-old girl was arrested and expelled
from school after she demonstrating the traditional ‘erupting
volcano’ in class as a science experiment. Even a year later,
she is still being haunted by the multiple felonies she was
Ted Cruz wins presidential straw poll at Republican Leadership
The Blaze - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016
presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana.
Cruz took 30 percent of the vote at the Republican Leadership
Conference in New Orleans. He edged out conservative speaker and
author Ben Carson.
The Velocity Of Money In The U.S. Falls To An All-Time Record
Economic Collapse - When an economy is healthy, there is lots of
buying and selling and money tends to move around quite rapidly.
Unfortunately, the U.S. economy is the exact opposite of that
right now. In fact, as I will document below, the velocity of M2
has fallen to an all-time record low.
Market Veteran Warns: “Massive Shocks in the World Financial
System in Coming Years”
Mac Slavo - In an interview with King World News Von Greyerz
highlights his reasoning, citing numerous data points that paint
a completely different picture from the one being shown to the
majority of the world’s citizens.
New Massive Federal Database To Hold Financial Information of
100s Of Millions of Americans
Zero Hedge - As many as 227 million Americans may be compelled
to disclose intimate details of their families and financial
lives — including their Social Security numbers — in a new
national database being assembled by two federal agencies.
YouTube: 4 Mile Long eruption of Liquid Sand + stored CO2 @
Fracking operation in Colorado
Dutchsinse - It appears a large deposit of high pressure liquid
sand, underground at the Collbran Colorado fracking location,
found a weak point to the surface. After doing some research on
the "Collbran Gas System" , which is part of the Piceance shale
deposit, I found that in addition to hydraulic fracturing
(fracking), there is also a LARGE amount of CO2 being pumped
into the ground (like carbonation in a can of soda).... a
process called "Carbon Sequestration"...
More explaining the events here.
4.2 magnitude earthquake jolts West LA
RT - An earth tremor that took place in a densely populated area
west of Los Angeles on Sunday evening set on alert the seaside
from Malibu down to the Manhattan Beach. There have been no
immediate reports about damage or people injured.
Obama to Take Action to Slash Coal Pollution
NY Times - Under the rule, states will be given a wide menu of
policy options to achieve the pollution cuts. Rather than
immediately shutting down coal plants, states would be allowed
to reduce emissions by making changes across their electricity
systems — by installing new wind and solar generation or
energy-efficiency technology, and by starting or joining state
and regional “cap and trade” programs, in which states agree to
cap carbon pollution and buy and sell permits to pollute.
Barium Everywhere: Tell Congress to Stop Toxic Chemtrail
Natural Society - Barium has been found in samples at six times
(or more) the level that the EPA finds safe. Numerous samples
taken from around the country contain barium oxide, an ionized
metallic salt in places it simply shouldn’t be – especially our
ASA: Lake Powell At Critical Level, Less Than 1/2 Full
govtslaves.info - The Colorado River is an important source of
water for much of the western United States, including Arizona.
…Lake Powell is a major reservoir on the Colorado River.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Lake Powell is
currently only at 42 percent of capacity as of May 20.
N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
NY Times - The National Security Agency is harvesting huge
numbers of images of people from communications that it
intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in
sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Kentucky Ag Department sues DEA for refusing to release
industrial hemp seeds
The Daily Sheeple - Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James
Comer is suing the DEA for refusing to release a stock of
industrial hemp seeds that his agency purchased for legal
planting in accordance with the provisions of the latest Farm
Bill, which allows for the limited growing of hemp for research
Top Tips to Decrease Your Breast Cancer Risk
Dr. Mercola - Less than 10 percent of all breast cancer cases
are thought to be related to genetic risk factors. The
remainder—90 percent—appear to be triggered by environmental
How to prevent and heal cervical cancer naturally
(NaturalNews) While the CDC and other governmental agencies push
the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in an attempt to curb
future cervical cancer rates, a powerful natural option is
readily available and free of dangerous side-effects -- in other
words, diet. From a low glycemic index eating plan to
raspberries and turmeric, food is a potent, cost-friendly and
effective defense against cervical cancer.
More bad news for sugar - Research confirms it is a leading
cause of heart disease
(NaturalNews) Just in case you needed yet another reason to stay
away from added dietary sugar sources, nutritional scientists
now confirm that our obsession with consuming sweets is killing
us by dramatically increasing risk of death from cardiovascular
disease and heart attack.
The fall of the chemical propagandists: Dr. David Heimbach loses
medical license, all credibility
(NaturalNews) One of the country's top burn surgeons, Heimbach
was a perfect person to recruit as a star witness in trials. He
provided often dramatic testimony about babies being scorched to
death in furniture fires -- testimony that to convince lawmakers
that they should not allow the scaling back of flame retardant
use in children's products. The problem, however, is that the
stories he told weren't true.
Harmful flame retardant chemicals found in every preschool
tested in California
(NaturalNews) Toxic flame retardant chemicals were found in 100
percent of preschools and day cares tested in a recent study
conducted by researchers from the University of
California-Berkeley and published in the journal Chemosphere on
Apple cider vinegar for acne? Folk remedy actually works better
(NaturalNews) You'll be hard-pressed to find an all-natural
product in the selection of over-the-counter acne treatments
available on the market.
Six quick and easy ways to immediately improve your immunity
(NaturalNews) Your immune system works hard every day to keep
you healthy. Here are six simple ways to give your immunity an
immediate and effective boost.
Ashwagandha Herb Protects Against Infection, Boosts The Immune
System, Improves Memory and Treats Many Diseases
preventdisease.com - Ashwagandha has been used as an herbal
remedy for hundreds of years to help the body deal with stress.
It has also been used traditionally for pain relief and to treat
skin diseases, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, rheumatoid
arthritis, epilepsy and many other conditions naturally.
Study Links Vaccine Induced Immune Overload to Autism, Diabetes,
Green Med Info - A new vaccine study published in Molecular and
Genetic Medicine is bringing to the forefront the disturbing
connection between the dramatic expansion in the quantity of
routine childhood vaccines administered and a corresponding
increase in inflammation-associated disorders.
Gestational Diabetes: Please Don’t Drink the “Glucola” Without
Reading the Label
Green Med Info - In the past decade, obesity has become rampant
in our country. With it the rates of diabetes in the general
population, and gestational diabetes – which is an excessive
increase in glucose intolerance in pregnancy – have risen
dramatically. Current estimates are that 5%-7% of pregnant women
in the U.S. develop GDM.
The Hidden Conditions That Can Make Your Pet Lick Excessively
Dr. Becker - Chronic licking in both cats and dogs can lead to
inflammation and irritation of the skin. However, it's the
underlying condition that needs your attention. There can be a
wide array of triggers, including cancer, so here's how to get
to the bottom of your pet's chronic licking.