It Has Started: Creeping Global De-Dollarization
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

What indications are there that the world is turning its back on the US dollar? And what are the clues that gold's role could be strengthened in a new system?


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DHS pays police millions to ticket and prosecute motorists
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

It used to be the DOJ, COPS, NHTSA and the USDOT were responsible for paying police to ticket motorists. In the past few years, things have taken a turn for the worse. It now appears that DHS has become the largest cash provider for police departments. What does that mean for motorists? It means more tickets. A recent article in the Knoxville News Sentinel, reveals that the Blount County Sheriff's Office received $91,488 from DHS to create 'specialized enforcement' on The Dragon, a section of U.S. Highway 129 near the North Carolina state line.


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Trump Falls in Line with Interventionism
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

In discussing President Trump, there is always the soft prejudice of low expectations – people praise him for reading from a Teleprompter even if his words make little sense – but there is no getting around the reality that his maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly must rank as one of the most embarrassing moments in America’s relations with the global community. Trump offered a crude patchwork of propaganda and bluster, partly delivered as a campaign speech praising his own leadership – boasting about the relatively strong U.S. economy that he mostly inherited from President Obama – and partly reflecting his continued subservience to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


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Powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan near Fukushima
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

A powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan near Fukushima. Details of the extent of the damage have not yet emerged regarding the quake which hit 281km South East of Kamaishi. The depth of the earthquake, which struck at 2.37am local time, was measured at 10km.


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"Racist" UCLA Professor Claims "Excessive Immigration" Is Hurting American Citizens
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

University of California, Los Angeles research professor recently slammed the impact of “excessive immigration” on the labor market in a message to the campus community. Benjamin Zuckerman, professor of Astronomy and president of Californians for Population Stabilization, argued in an essay for The Daily Bruin that immigration, both legal and illegal, has a negative impact on native-born Americans.


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Gallup: 71% of Americans are “Dissatisfied with the way the nation is being governed”
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

A Gallup poll headlined on September 17th, “Seven in 10 Dissatisfied With Way U.S. Is Being Governed”, and reported that 71% said they were “Dissatisfied” and that 28% said they were “Satisfied,” with the U.S. Government. The question, as it had been posed, was “On the whole, would you say you are satisfied or dissatisfied with the way the nation is being governed?”


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Prosecutors Demand 2-Year Prison Sentence For Anthony Weiner
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

After being widely blamed by Hillary Clinton supporters – and even the candidate herself – for inadvertently prompting the FBI to reopen its investigation into whether the candidate mishandled classified information, it looks like Anthony Weiner, once believed to be a strong contender for Mayor of New York City, is going to prison. The Associated Press reports that federal prosecutors are asking that the former Congressman be sentenced to about two years in prison for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl. Prosecutors filed paper in Manhattan Federal Court on Wednesday in advance of Weiner’s sentencing, which is scheduled for Monday. In their paperwork, the prosecutors asked that the judge use the sentencing as an opportunity to send a message to other perverted pols.


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Hurricane Maria: Direct Hit Puerto Rico
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

Metal roofs were flying off buildings and windows were breaking in San Juan, Puerto Rico even before Hurricane Maria made landfall as a Category 4 storm on the island’s southeastern coast early Wednesday morning. According to the Associated Press, nearly 900,000 people were already without power as the storm approached.


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UK Supermarket Becomes World’s First To Offer Cashless Checkout With Finger Vein Scan
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

The march toward a cashless society has now moved from the theoretical to the phase of widespread adoption. This is primarily due to developments in the tech sector that now enable the easy use of biometric recognition systems, as well as the increasing acceptance from a public who is becoming familiar with turning themselves into a password for their personal devices. Behind the scenes, governments and corporations have been building the political and economic enticements via the Better Than Cash Alliance to ensure that the world eventually gets “de-cashed.” We’re now witnessing the full roll-out of an architecture that has been in development for many years.


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NSA Employees Routinely Undermined 'Non-Attributable' Web Access With Personal Web Use
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

Another large batch of Snowden docs have been released by The Intercept. The new documents are part of the site's "SID (Signals Intelligence Directorate) Today" collection, a sort of interoffice newsletter featuring discussions of intelligence-gathering efforts the agency has engaged in, as well as more mundane office business.


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Japan earthquake: Magnitude 6.1 tremors hit east coast
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has been detected off the coast of Japan. The US Geological Survey said that the earthquake struck about 175 miles south east of Kamaishi, and around 200 miles east of Fukushima.


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U.S. Officials Express ‘Urgent Need’ to Unravel Mystery of ‘Sonic’ Attacks on Diplomats
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

The United States and Cuba went forward with their first formal diplomatic meeting since President Trump was elected in the face of calls from several GOP senators to kick out all Cuban diplomats in Washington—and possibly shut down the embassy—if the Cuban government cannot provide more information about the mysterious “sonic” attacks on U.S. diplomats in Havana.


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"The Vietnam War" - Documentary Or Epic Of Fiction?
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

The first three parts of the ten part "documentary" are a whitewash of the motives of the politicians who sold the war to the public. The CIA's and military "deep state" machinations behind them is not investigated but covered up.


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VIDEO: Police officer ignorantly and aggressively detained autistic boy who was just stimming
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

At a Buckeye, Arizona park, police officer David Grossman observed 14-year-old Connor Leibel moving his hands rigidly in front of his face, sniffing a piece of yarn, and making other unfamiliar movements. The officer thought the boy was intoxicated, held him on the ground, and handcuffed him. Leibel was simply self-stimulating, "stimming," a very common behavior among autistic people. 


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Financialization & The Destruction Of The Real Economy
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

Strip an economy of capital, productive incentives, talent and yes, ethics, and what are we left with? An economy spiraling toward an inevitable collapse. Financialization is destroying the real economy, but few in power seem to notice or care. The reason why is painfully obvious: those in power are reaping vast fortunes from the engines of financialization--for example, former President Obama: Obama Goes From White House to Wall Street in Less Than One Year.


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De Facto State of Emergency: Spanish Police Storm Catalonia Government Office
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

The Independent reports Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop independence referendum. The Catalan president described the raids as a “co-ordinated police assault” and a “de facto state of emergency”.


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US Opens First Military Base In Israel, Adding To Over 800 Worldwide
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

The first U.S. military base in Israel has been officially inaugurated. It’s located within the confines of the Aerial Defense Division in the south of the country. A few dozen U.S. soldiers will live and work on the base, situated inside the school of the of the Israeli Air Force, in the Negev.


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Icelandic Government Collapses After Plot To Pardon Pedophile Rapist Exposed
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

Iceland’s justice system has received praise in recent years for its successful prosecution of multiple bankers who helped bring on the 2008 financial crisis. Though some of those bankers have been released early from prison,the latest controversy in the country stems from an entirely different miscarriage of justice.


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The Morning After: Mexican Earthquake Leaves Over 248 Dead, Millions Without Electricity
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

Across central Mexico, rescue workers including soldiers and volunteers worked late into the night Tuesday to free the living who were still trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings following Mexico's deadliest earthquake in more than 30 years.


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SECRET Document Reveals Former CIA Director’s Plan To Make Reading WikiLeaks A Crime
09/19/2017 09:00 PM

A SECRET declassified report by then-CIA Director William Casey, titled, “Unauthorized Disclosures to the Media” proposed creating legislation that would make possession of classified information a criminal offense. At the time that would make anyone reading a New York Times article with classified information, or WikiLeaks in the modern-era, criminally liable and able to be prosecuted by the state.


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