Litmus test includes question of whether top brass are comfortable with ordering NCOs to fire on U.S. citizens
Paul Joseph Watson
October 23, 2013
Former Navy SEAL Ben Smith warns that the Obama administration is asking top brass in the military if they would be comfortable with disarming U.S. citizens, a litmus test that includes gauging whether they would be prepared to order NCOs to fire on Americans.…Continue
Oct. 18, 2013
The unnamed girl was brought to the UK from Somalia with the intention of removing her organs and selling them on to those desperate for a transplant.
Child protection charities warned that the case was unlikely to be an isolated incident as traffickers were…Continue
Tom Cohen, Ben Brumfield and Greg Botelho
Oct. 16, 2013
[Breaking news update 12:20 p.m. ET]
Senate leaders announced on Wednesday that they have reached a deal to end the government shutdown and avoid a possible U.S. default.
[Original story moved at 11:45 a.m. ET]
Senate leaders on Wednesday worked out a…Continue
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Oct. 11, 2013
I got an email Thursday evening from Erik Finkelnburg, a Customs and Border Patrol agent based in southern California.
He’s sick of hearing people say the government shutdown isn’t a big deal because 85% of government employees are still at work — a “government slimdown,” as…Continue
October 11, 2013
India’s weather office may be underestimating the severity of a cyclone which is hurtling towards the east coast, a meteorologist warned on Friday, adding that it could be worse than Hurricane Katrina which devastated parts of the United States in 2005.
Cyclone Phailin is forecast to hit the coast between Kalingapatnam in…Continue
Statewide policy makes it illegal to enforce indefinite detention
Oct. 2, 2013
Calif. achieved a tremendous victory yesterday when a coalition of grassroots’ efforts managed to persuade Gov. Jerry Brown to sign into law the “California Liberty Preservation Act,” also known as AB-351 and “Habeas Corpus.”…Continue
October 2. 2013
During a recent chat at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Antivirus software founder John McAfee unveiled plans to create a gadget called the D-Central which he claims can keep your information safe from the National Security Agency.
The gadget, which McAfee wants to sell for less than $100, would…Continue
Thomas R. Eddlem
September 30, 2013
As Democrats and Republicans squabble over federal funding and a partial shutdown of the federal government looms, many in the press are mindlessly parroting Democratic Party’s talking points about the shutdown. But what’s the reality? Following are three false claims regarding the…Continue
Richard A. Serrano
September 26, 2013
The Washington Navy Yard shooter believed he was being subjected to an “ultra low frequency attack” and left an electronic note saying this was “what I’ve been subject to for the last 3 months, and to be perfectly honest that is what has driven me to this,” the FBI revealed…Continue
Former Powell Chief of Staff warns neocon duo stirring up trouble and pushing Iran attack.
September 23, 2013
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former chief of staff, told Real News that Arizona Senator John McCain and South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham are “traitors” in cahoots with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and they are working to thwart any attempt to negotiate with…Continue
There was a person coming to a new village, relocating, and he was wondering if he would like it there, so he went to the zen master and asked: do you think I will like it in this village? Are the people nice?
The master asked back: How were the people in the town where you come from? “They were nasty and greedy, they were angry and lived for cheating and stealing,” said the newcomer.
Those are exactly the…Continue
A potential US strike on Syria is fraught with dangerous consequences
September 12, 2013
MOSCOW — RECENT events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient communication between our societies.Continue
Alex Jones & Anthony Gucciardi
September 5, 2013
Senator Lindsay Graham has warned South Carolinians about the threat of a ‘terrorist nuclear attack’ on the same day that our exclusive high level military intel revealed to us that nuclear warheads were being shipped to South Carolina from a major Texas airforce base under an ‘off the record’ black ops transfer.…Continue
President Barack Obama's newly announced executive order to stop the re-import of military-grade weapons could essentially end the 110-year-old Civilian Marksmanship Program.
Congress created the program as part of the 1903 War Department Appropriations Act to help citizens perfect their marksmanship. Today, those who receive the antiquated weapons must submit to a background check, comply with all federal and state laws, and be a member of a CMP-affiliated shooting club. Still,…
September 3, 2013
Russia’s early warning radars detected the launch of two ballistic rockets in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Russia’s Defense Ministry stated. Israel later claimed responsibility for firing the target test rockets.…Continue
Labor’s Demise As A Countervailing Power
Dr. Paul Craig Roberts
Sunday, September 4, 2011
It is Labor Day weekend, 2011, but labor has nothing to celebrate. The jobs that once gave American workers a stake in capitalism have left and gone away. Corporations in pursuit of near-term profits have moved labor’s jobs to China, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea and Eastern…Continue
This year's Vigilant Eagle training exercise for Russian, U.S. and Canadian military planes over Alaska was the most ambitious so far, military leaders say.
Vigilant Eagle 13 began Monday and concluded Thursday, the Armed Forces Press Service said. The annual exercise allows pilots from the North American Aerospace Command, which includes U.S. and Canadian forces, and Russia to practice…Continue
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US national debt can travel from the earth to the sun and back a stunning 83 times.
August 26, 2013
original artwork above courtesy of…Continue