Daily Notes 08.18.18 – 08.19.19


Two French rivers disappear underground in large cracks and sinkholes: The Doubs River (Franche-Comté) and the Risle (Normandy)

Strange Sounds

The Doubs river flows normally in Franche-Comté, France. But since about a week or so, the river has totally dried up over a length of more than 1 km, between Pontarlier and Morteau, although precipitation has been abundant this winter and spring. The river has disappeared, and with it, the fauna and flora. Everything is dead. Two weeks ago, 13km of the Risle River in Normandy also disappeared underground in a large crater. According to geologists, this unprecedented event is due to large cracks and craters in the riverbed.  

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The Doubs River has disappeared underground in August 2018. PhotoPQR/L’Est Républicain/MaxPP via Le Parisien

The cave of Remonot is located near the village of Morteau along the Doubs. Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, this Chapel-Cave contains miraculous water and is visited each year on August 15, 2018, day of the Assumption. But during this year’s annual pilgrimage, the cave was dry! The first time ever!

Nearby, the Doubs river is also dry. No water, just pebbles and dead fish.

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This situation is anomalous as it has abundantly rained this spring and winter. via Facebook

Residents explain they have never seen this before. The river has disappeared over more than 1 kilometer, and with it, the fauna and flora. Everything is dead. The president of a local fishing association reports having experienced such a situation during the severe drought of 1976. But now, it’s different… there was a lot of snow and water this winter. This situation is totally insane and ANOMALOUS!

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Instead of a large flowing river, the Doubs is dry, with just pebbles and dead fish visible. By Fabrice Coffrini

Now, geologists say the river disappearance is due to large cracks in the karstic riverbed, which empty the river underground like a siphon. It is perhaps the important spring floods that washed away the sediment patches that blocked the holes and fissures.

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The most logical explanations are cracks or craters in the riverbed. By Fabrice Coffrini

After disappearing, the Doubs than re-enters the Loue, the other large river in the region. So the cracks kind of link the two rivers?!?

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No swimming, just walking on the riverbed! By Fabrice Coffrini

Two weeks ago, 13km of the Risle River also disappeared suddenly in Normandy, after a big sinkhole openened up in the riverbed:

But now, everybody is just wondering when will the rivers reappear again! Well, it may take longer than you think guys!

Strange Sounds

How Long Can You Store Food In The Freezer? (Infographic)

As long as you have power available, a freezer is one of the best ways to preserve food. Just about anything can be frozen – meat, vegetables, dairy products, bread and most other staples.

Your freezer isn’t a miracle machine, though. To keep food in good condition for a long time you need to follow a few simple rules. Get it wrong and you’re likely to find your food deteriorating – and maybe even unsafe to eat.

Some general recommendations for freezer storage are:

  • To safely store food for long periods of time, use a deep freezer that will keep the temperature at 0ºF or lower. It’s also a good idea to buy a freezer thermometer and check the temperature frequently.
  • Keep the freezer as full as possible. A half-empty freezer will spill cold air every time the door is opened, letting warm air in. It has to cool that down once the door is closed again. In a full freezer there’s less space for warm air to take up. If there’s a lot of empty space in yours, put in empty cardboard boxes – they’ll help keep cold air inside. If you have a chest freezer this isn’t a problem, because the denser cold air will stay inside when you open the lid.
  • Don’t load a lot of food into your freezer at once. That will overload the freezer’s cooling capacity, and raise the temperature inside. It will also take longer to freeze the food you just put in, and slow freezing reduces the quality of food. Don’t put in more than three pounds per cubic foot of freezer space every day.

Related: Survival Food – 59 Long-Term Survival Foods and Supplies at the Grocery Store

  • Don’t pack food in too tightly. The water in it will expand as it freezes, so close-packed food can get damaged. On the other hand, if you want to freeze something more quickly put it against the side of the freezer.
  • Before freezing your food, pack it in freezer bags. These protect against water vapor and leaks, they’re easy to seal, and you can write on them what the contents are. Good marking will make it quicker and easier to find what you want, so you won’t need to keep the door open – and letting cold air out – while you peer at bags to see what’s in them.
  • If there is a black-out, your food will stay frozen for between two and four days, as long as you protect the freezer immediately. Leave it unopened; keep it in a cool place and insulate it by covering it with blankets or quilts (but make sure not to cover the compressor). This two to four-day rule applies to a full freezer; if your freezer is only half full then it might only keep food frozen for about 24 hours.
  • If during a power outage the food in your freezer becomes thawed, you might still be able to refreeze it. If it’s only partially thawed and still has ice crystals, and the freezer temperature never went above 40ºF, it should be safe to refreeze. Otherwise, eat it right away.

Food can remain frozen indefinitely and technically be safe to eat, as bacteria will not grow. However, over time all frozen food will deteriorate in quality and become unappetising to eat when defrosted. The time it takes for :How Long Can You Store Food In The Freezer? (Infographic)Also, you should know that the chart above has some variations depending on the specific type of food.


US Route 11: The Road That Healed the Nation, America’s Main Street

Appalachian Magazine

The American Civil War ended on a random battlefield in Central Virginia in April 1865.  The conflict which raged for half-a-decade had cost both sides far more than either could have imagined in the days leading up to the war and left deep and bitter wounds which are still visible today.

Interestingly, many of the young men who had fault alongside Generals Lee, Grant and Stonewall Jackson during this horrific conflict were only in their 50s when the first Model T Fords began driving off the assembly line.  

Between 1908 and 1927, Ford would build some 15 million Model T cars and a nation which had only a generation earlier been fighting on horseback in a bloody civil war stood at the dawn of a new era.

In the early days of the automobile, however, travel throughout nation was hazardous, wrought with confusion and navigation proved difficult.  In the South, animosity against Yankees was still extraordinarily strong and in the North, Dixieland was seen as some distant place far beyond the reach of the common man.  The average American simply did not travel beyond his or her county and neighboring states were often seen as foreign and exotic lands.

Very few reliable highway maps existed, as each state – and even county – had its own set of road numbers and routes.  Often, drivable roads in one community would end at the county-line of a neighboring locality, rendering the increasingly popular automobile useless for coast to coast travel.

In an effort to create a national standard for highway travel and usher in a new era in which the North and South were connected via drivable routes, in October 1925 a Federal board of transportation officials published a report proposing a new numbering system for national routes.

The report noted, “The clear designation of important routes of travel will be a distinct advantage not only in eliminating confusion, but also in furthering systematic and continuous construction.”

The States would quickly approve of the idea and America’s US Highway numbered routes were born.

Among the original numbered US routes created in 1926 was US Route 11, which would do something almost unprecedented — link New York to Mississippi; providing travel from the New York / Quebec border in the north to the Mississippi / Lousiana state line in the south.

In 1929, the route would be extended southward, continuing into New Orleans, Louisiana.

MAP: Early map of US Route 11

GOP Activist Investigating Hillary Clinton’s Lost Emails Found Dead — Apparent Suicide by Black Plastic Bag… BIG UPDATE!

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 04:48 PM PDT

GOP Activist Investigating Hillary Clinton’s Lost Emails Found Dead — Apparent Suicide by Black Plastic Bag… BIG UPDATE!

Peter W. Smith, a Republican political activist and financier from Chicago who mounted an effort to obtain former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails from Russian hackers, died on May 14 after asphyxiating himself in a hotel room in Rochester, Minn., according to local authorities. He was 81 years old.
Mr. Smith’s body was found by a hotel clerk in the Aspen Suites hotel, located across the street from the Mayo Clinic, according to a Rochester Police Department report. An associate of Mr. Smith said that he had recently visited the clinic. A representative for the facility wouldn’t confirm if Mr. Smith was a patient.
Mr. Smith died about 10 days after an interview with The Wall Street Journal in which he recounted his attempts to acquire what he believed were thousands of emails stolen from Mrs. Clinton’s private email server. He implied that Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, then serving as the senior national security adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, was aware of his efforts…
…The police report said Mr. Smith was found by a hotel clerk with a plastic bag around his head attached tightly with black rubber bands. Mr. Smith “left documentation on why he committed suicide, medical records, his written obituary, and life insurance” on a table in his room, the report said.

MORE HERE: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/08/gop-activist-investigating-hillary-clintons-lost-emails-found-dead-apparent-suicide-by-black-plastic-bag/

Thanks to VK for the forward and: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com


Alex Jones Demands Right to Congressional Hearing

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 04:43 PM PDT

Alex Jones Demands Right to Congressional Hearing

“You may not like me, you may despise my politics, but I am the canary in the coal mine”

Paul Joseph Watson | Infowars.com –  August 10, 2018

Alex Jones has asked to appear in front of a Congressional hearing to defend his right to free speech and expose the horrific precedent Big Tech has set by banning Infowars.
In a series of tweets, the radio host demanded his right to respond to Democrat lawmakers who have been lobbying Facebook and Google to ban Infowars for months.
“I respectfully ask Congress to allow me to face my accusers,” he tweeted. “There have been multiple hearings where the banning of Infowars has been discussed & lobbied for by Democrats. Now it’s happened. I want to attend an open session where I am allowed to defend my right to free speech.”

I respectfully ask Congress to allow me to face my accusers. There have been multiple hearings where the banning of Infowars has been discussed & lobbied for by Democrats. Now it’s happened. I want to attend an open session where I am allowed to defend my right to free speech.
7:01 AM – 10 Aug 2018

Jones is referring to hearings last month during which Democratic Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL). demanded Facebook shut down Infowars.
At a hearing last year, Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley also pressured Twitter to remove Infowars content, a request with which they complied.
Jones also demanded his right to “not to be ‘unpersoned’ by giant corporations who act like monopolies” and to “expose how this is all about moving towards a Communist Chinese-style ‘social credit score’ dystopia.”


Julian Assange To Tell Congress Who Really Leaked DNC Emails

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 04:41 PM PDT

Julian Assange To Tell Congress Who Really Leaked DNC Emails
Date: August 10, 2018Author: Nwo Report

The US Senate Intelligence Committee has called on Julian Assange to testify about who really leaked the DNC emails prior to the 2016 election. 
Assange is the only man who knows who really supplied the Podesta-Clinton emails to Wikileaks. According to Assange’s lawyers, he is seriously considering taking them up on the offer.
In a letter delivered to his residence in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, committee chairman Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) requested that Assange make himself available for a closed interview “at a mutually agreeable time and location.”
Assange could be about to blow the whole Russian interference narrative to pieces.

BREAKING: US Senate Intelligence Committee calls editor @JulianAssange to testify. Letter delivered via US embassy in London. WikiLeaks’ legal team say they are “considering the offer but testimony must conform to a high ethical standard”. Also: https://t.co/pPf0GTjTlp pic.twitter.com/TrDKkCKVBx
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) August 8, 2018

RT reports:  WikiLeaks’ legal team said that they “are considering the offer but testimony must conform to a high ethical standard.”
Assange fled to the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012, seeking asylum from possible extradition to the US, where he faced indictment under the Espionage Act for publishing leaked government documents. Since his de-facto house arrest in the embassy, WikiLeaks has continued to draw controversy, publishing then-candidate Hillary Clinton’s emails and leaked emails from the Democratic Party’s internal servers in 2016.
Over a month before the Senate Intelligence Committee’s letter arrived in London, ten Democrat senators sent a petition to Vice President Mike Pence, demanding that he press the Ecuadorian government to revoke Assange’s asylum.

Democratic Senators who demanded today that @JulianAssange‘s asylum be revoked in violation of international law. Remember them. pic.twitter.com/L63Hy9L1wo
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) June 28, 2018

Pence visited Ecuador shortly after, and met with the country’s president, Lenin Moreno. After meeting with Pence, Moreno reportedly mulled evicting Assange from the embassy. Assange had been granted asylum by Moreno’s predecessor, and the new president described the Australian journalist as an “inherited problem.”
Human RIghts Watch has called on the UK government to allow Assange to leave his embassy home without the threat of extradition to the US, where he could face life in prison. In 2016, a UN working group found that Assange’s stay in the embassy amounted to an “arbitrary deprivation of liberty.”

Thanks to: https://nworeport.me


Is there movement on Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation? You decide!

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 04:24 PM PDT

Is there movement on Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation? You decide! ~ August 10, 2018

Posted on August 10, 2018 by cindyloucbp

Editor’s note: Thanks J. for sending me this article found on Reddit. I would advise folks that this may be the beginning of the end of the current life of despair we are all encouraged to live. Sorry this is not a clearer photo, but I imagine other sources will report on this soon.
Get your popcorn, settle in, and…

For your awareness, this is a posting made by KP on the same issue.
This looks to be a strong message to the Clinton Foundation, which has been rumored to be / have been involved with human trafficking. I did a search for the phone number in this post, and it led to https://humantraffickinghotline.org/.
There was also a report today that a Boeing 757 cargo plane was being loaded with document boxes in Little Rock, Arkansas. Here’s a Reddit link, and a link to an included composite image.
No matter what this is all about, I do suggest we hold the light for all involved in this, and yes, I mean including the Clintons, the Clinton Foundation, and all who have connected themselves, in whatever way shape or form, to and with them. I know I am.
As with all of these Q postings, feel free to continue to “Use that Higher Discernment, baby!” (namely, see what resonates). BTW, the https://qanon.pub/ link now redirects to https://qanon.app/.
[Q has a new tripcode… !A6yxsPKia. And here is the other “Q post collection” website mentioned in another posthttps://qntmpkts.keybase.pub//, AND now, https://qanon.app/.]

Thanks to: https://roserambles.org

W. Joseph Astarita is a traitor

by Paul

Patriot or Traitor W. Joseph Astarita is a treasonous FBI agent working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was indicted on five felony charges after the inspector general of the U.S. Justice Department last year began investigating possible FBI criminal misconduct and whether there was a cover-up. Astarita said nothing during a brief court […]

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Lincoln was a War Criminal: it’s a FACT!

Lincoln PortraitPresident Lincoln, who is considered by most historians (or at least the politically correct ones) to be the best and certainly the most important U.S. President, wielded power in a fashion never seen before nor since. The fact that he died as a martyr is why history has viewed him in such a kind albeit sanitized light.

During the Civil War, Lincoln continuously circumvented the law and in many cases suspended the Constitution altogether. In doing so, Lincoln denied the rights of citizens he was sworn to protect. He suspended the writ of Habeas Corpus, closed courts by force, and arrested citizens and elected officials without cause. Lincoln also raised troops without the consent of Congress, closed-down newspapers whose writers displayed any dissent to U.S. policy.

Lincoln’s troops razed the South and doomed to poverty–generations of Southerners for many years to come. General Sherman‘s “March to the Sea” was nothing more than a marauding rampage filled with robbery, rape, and murder. These men were less soldiers on a military mission and more common thugs on a crime spree. Northern armies brought war to women, children, and privately held property as a matter of official policy (rather than as so-called “collateral damage”).

Lincoln ordered the arrest of Baltimore police chief George P. Kane, police commissioner Charles Howard, as well as fellow commissioners: William H. Gatchell, John W. Davis, and Charles D. Hinks. Baltimore Mayor George W. Brown was arrested and sent to Fort McHenry. The men were incarcerated because they dared to publicly disagree with Lincoln and refused to carry-out the President’s tyrannical orders.

Baltimore was placed under federal control and a military police force was formed.

Both the continents of Europe and South America ended the practice of slavery, and unlike the United States government–they did so without murdering 700,000 of their own citizens. The abhorrent practice of slavery could have and would have been ended in this country, without ever firing a shot.

Contrary to popular belief (as perpetuated by government schools), slavery was a national institution, it was not unique to the South. Upon his inauguration, Lincoln could have freed the slaves in the Northern states which would have put severe diplomatic pressure on the South. However, Lincoln besides being a tyrant was also an incredible hypocrite. Lincoln’s multitude of personal letters show his outright disgust for the black man and his truly racist views.

Consider a few rarely spoken facts:

  • -Northern General U.S. Grant continued to hold a slave for nearly a year after the war. In fact, it took an act of Congress to finally free the man from Grant’s possession.
  • -Northern General Tecumseh Sherman was arrested many times for brutally abusing several of his slaves.
  • Conversely, Confederate General Robert E. Lee freed all of his slaves prior to the start of the war. That act by the military leader of the South truly displays that for the Confederacy, the war was only about states’ rights and a just rebellion against tyranny–not about slavery!

Lincoln’s War (otherwise known as the Civil War), was much less about freeing oppressed blacks and much more about the federal government exerting complete control over all citizens. Lincoln’s actions were a direct assault upon the wishes of our founding fathers. Lincoln cared very little for the rule of law, as evidenced by his numerous suspensions of U.S. Constitutional rights.

I believe that had Lincoln survived his second term–his place in this nation’s history would be seen in a much different light. Furthermore, had the Civil War ended with a different outcome, Lincoln and many of his generals would have been deservedly tried as war criminals.

Of course, the victors write the history books–even when they tell lies.


1. Lincoln waged a war that cost the lives of 620,000 Americans. Including the murder of 50,000 innocent Southern civilians.

2. He arrested several thousand Marylanders suspected of Southern sympathies, including 30 members of the State legislature, a US Congressman representing Maryland, the mayor and police commissioner of Baltimore, and most of the Baltimore city council. These political detainees were imprisoned in Fort McHenry and Point Lookout without trial, in many cases, for several years.

3. He suspended the writ of habeas corpus without the consent of Congress (as required by the Constitution).

4. He illegally shut down and confiscated the printing presses of dozens of newspapers that had spoken out against him.

5. He re-instated and summarily promoted an Army officer who had been court martialed and cashiered by the US Army for war crimes.

6. He even had an arrest warrant issued for the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court because said justice refused to back his illegal actions.

7. Chief Justice Roger B Taney ruled that Lincolns actions were illegal, criminal and unconstitutional.

8. He invaded the South without the consent of Congress as required by the Constitution.

9. He blockaded Southern ports without a delclaration of war, as required by the Constitution.

10. He imprisoned without trial, hundreds of newspaper editors and owners and censored all newspaper and telegraph communication.

11. He created two new states without the consent of the citizens of those states in order to artificially inflate the Republican Partys electoral vote.

12. He ordered Federal troops to interfere with Northern elections to assure his Parties victories.

13. He confiscated private property, including firearms, in violation of the Second Amendment; and effectively gutted the Tenth and Ninth Amendments as well.

14. He had his Generals attack US cities full of women and children and burn them to the ground.

Still not convinced? Well let’s look at some really really hard facts that will be hard for you to swallow. The follow was written by Thomas J. DiLorenz.

One hundred thirty-six years after General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox, Americans are still fascinated with the War for Southern Independence. The larger bookstores devote an inordinate amount of shelf space to books about the events and personalities of the war; Ken Burns’s “Civil War” television series and the movie “Gettysburg” were blockbuster hits; dozens of new books on the war are still published every year; and a monthly newspaper, Civil War News, lists literally hundreds of seminars, conferences, reenactments, and memorial events related to the war in all 50 states and the District of Columbia all year long. Indeed, many Northerners are “still fighting the war” in that they organize a political mob whenever anyone attempts to display a Confederate heritage symbol in any public place.

Americans are still fascinated by the war because many of us recognize it as the defining event in American history. Lincoln’s war established myriad precedents that have shaped the course of American government and society ever since: the centralization of governmental power, central banking, income taxation, protectionism, military conscription, the suspension of constitutional liberties, the “rewriting” of the Constitution by federal judges, “total war,” the quest for a worldwide empire, and the notion that government is one big “problem solver.”

Perhaps the most hideous precedent established by Lincoln’s war, however, was the intentional targeting of defenseless civilians. Human beings did not always engage in such barbaric acts as we have all watched in horror in recent days. Targeting civilians has been a common practice ever since World War II, but its roots lie in Lincoln’s war.

In 1863 there was an international convention in Geneva, Switzerland, that sought to codify international law with regard to the conduct of war. What the convention sought to do was to take the principles of “civilized” warfare that had evolved over the previous century, and declare them to be a part of international law that should be obeyed by all civilized societies. Essentially, the convention concluded that it should be considered to be a war crime, punishable by imprisonment or death, for armies to attack defenseless citizens and towns; plunder civilian property; or take from the civilian population more than what was necessary to feed and sustain an occupying army.

The Swiss jurist Emmerich de Vattel (1714-67, author of The Law of Nations, was the world’s expert on the proper conduct of war at the time. “The people, the peasants, the citizens, take no part in it, and generally have nothing to fear from the sword of the enemy,” Vattel wrote. As long as they refrain from hostilities themselves they “live in as perfect safety as if they were friends.” Occupying soldiers who would destroy private property should be regard as “savage barbarians.”

In 1861 the leading American expert in international law as it relates to the proper conduct of war was the San Francisco attorney Henry Halleck, a former army officer and West Point instructor whom Abraham Lincoln appointed General-in-Chief of the federal armies in July of 1862. Halleck was the author of the book, International Law, which was used as a text at West Point and essentially echoed Vattel’s writing.

On April 24, 1863, the Lincoln administration seemed to adopt the precepts of international law as expressed by the Geneva Convention, Vattel, and Halleck, when it issued General Order No. 100, known as the “Lieber Code.” The Code’s author was the German legal scholar Francis Leiber, an advisor to Otto von Bismarck and a staunch advocate of centralized governmental power. In his writings Lieber denounced the federal system of government created by the American founding fathers as having created “confederacies of petty sovereigns” and dismissed the Jeffersonian philosophy of government as a collection of “obsolete ideas.” In Germany he was arrested several times for subversive activities. He was a perfect ideological fit with Lincoln’s own political philosophy and was just the man Lincoln wanted to outline the rules of war for his administration.

The Lieber Code paid lip service to the notion that civilians should not be targeted in war, but it contained a giant loophole: Federal commanders were permitted to completely ignore the Code if, “in their discretion,” the events of the war would warrant that they do so. In other words, the Lieber Code was purely propaganda.

The fact is, the Lincoln government intentionally targeted civilians from the very beginning of the war. The administration’s battle plan was known as the “Anaconda Plan” because it sought to blockade all Southern ports and inland waterways and starving the Southern civilian economy. Even drugs and medicines were on the government’s list of items that were to be kept out of the hands of Southerners, as far as possible.

As early as the first major battle of the war, the Battle of First Manassas in July of 1861, federal soldiers were plundering and burning private homes in the Northern Virginia countryside. Such behavior quickly became so pervasive that on June 20, 1862 – one year into the war – General George McClellan, the commanding general of the Army of the Potomac, wrote Lincoln a letter imploring him to see to it that the war was conducted according to “the highest principles known to Christian civilization” and to avoid targeting the civilian population to the extent that that was possible. Lincoln replaced McClellan a few months later and ignored his letter.

Most Americans are familiar with General William Tecumseh Sherman’s “march to the sea” in which his army pillaged, plundered, raped, and murdered civilians as it marched through Georgia in the face of scant military opposition. But such atrocities had been occurring for the duration of the war; Sherman’s March was nothing new.

In 1862 Sherman was having difficulty subduing Confederate sharpshooters who were harassing federal gunboats on the Mississippi River near Memphis. He then adopted the theory of “collective responsibility” to “justify” attacking innocent civilians in retaliation for such attacks. He burned the entire town of Randolph, Tennessee, to the ground. He also began taking civilian hostages and either trading them for federal prisoners of war or executing them.

Jackson and Meridian, Mississippi, were also burned to the ground by Sherman’s troops even though there was no Confederate army there to oppose them. After the burnings his soldiers sacked the town, stealing anything of value and destroying the rest. As Sherman biographer John Marzalek writes, his soldiers “entered residences, appropriating whatever appeared to be of value . . . those articles which they could not carry they broke.”

After the destruction of Meridian Sherman boasted that “for five days, ten thousand of our men worked hard and with a will, in that work of destruction, with axes, sledges, crowbars, clawbars, and with fire…. Meridian no longer exists.”

In The Hard Hand of War historian Mark Grimsley argues that Sherman has been unfairly criticized as the “father” of waging war on civilians because he “pursued a policy quite in keeping with that of other Union commanders from Missouri to Virginia.” Fair enough. Why blame just Sherman when such practices were an essential part of Lincoln’s entire war plan and were routinely practiced by all federal commanders? Sherman was just the most zealous of all federal commanders in targeting Southern civilians, which is apparently why he became one of Lincoln’s favorite generals.

In his First Inaugural Address Jefferson said that any secessionists should be allowed to “stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with which error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.” But by 1864 Sherman would announce that “to the petulant and persistent secessionists, why, death is mercy.” In 1862 Sherman wrote his wife that his purpose in the war would be “extermination, not of soldiers alone, that is the least of the trouble, but the people” of the South. His loving and gentle wife wrote back that her wish was for “a war of extermination and that all [Southerners] would be driven like swine into the sea. May we carry fire and sword into their states till not one habitation is left standing.”

The Geneva Convention of 1863 condemned the bombardment of cities occupied by civilians, but Lincoln ignored all such restrictions on his behavior. The bombardment of Atlanta destroyed 90 percent of the city, after which the remaining civilian residents were forced to depopulate the city just as winter was approaching and the Georgia countryside had been stripped of food by the federal army. In his memoirs Sherman boasted that his army destroyed more than $100 million in private property and carried home $20 million more during his “march to the sea.”

Sherman was not above randomly executing innocent civilians as part of his (and Lincoln’s) terror campaign. In October of 1864 he ordered a subordinate, General Louis Watkins, to go to Fairmount, Georgia, “burn ten or twelve houses” and “kill a few at random,” and “let them know that it will be repeated every time a train is fired upon.”

Another Sherman biographer, Lee Kennett, found that in Sherman’s army “the New York regiments were . . . filled with big city criminals and foreigners fresh from the jails of the Old World.” Although it is rarely mentioned by “mainstream” historians, many acts of rape were committed by these federal soldiers. The University of South Carolina’s library contains a large collection of thousands diaries and letters of Southern women that mention these unspeakable atrocities.

Shermans’ band of criminal looters (known as “bummers”) sacked the slave cabins as well as the plantation houses. As Grimsley describes it, “With the utter disregard for blacks that was the norm among Union troops, the soldiers ransacked the slave cabins, taking whatever they liked.” A routine procedure would be to hang a slave by his neck until he told federal soldiers where the plantation owners’ valuables were hidden.

General Philip Sheridan is another celebrated “war hero” who followed in Sherman’s footsteps in attacking defenseless civilians. After the Confederate army had finally evacuated the Shenandoah Valley in the autumn of 1864 Sheridan’s 35,000 infantry troops essentially burned the entire valley to the ground. As Sheridan described it in a letter to General Grant, in the first few days he “destroyed over 2200 barns . . . over 70 mills . . . have driven in front of the army over 4000 head of stock, and have killed . . . not less than 3000 sheep. . . . Tomorrow I will continue the destruction.”

In letters home Sheridan’s troops described themselves as “barn burners” and “destroyers of homes.” One soldier wrote home that he had personally set 60 private homes on fire and opined that “it was a hard looking sight to see the women and children turned out of doors at this season of the year.” A Sergeant William T. Patterson wrote that “the whole country around is wrapped in flames, the heavens are aglow with the light thereof . . . such mourning, such lamentations, such crying and pleading for mercy [by defenseless women]… I never saw or want to see again.”

As horrific as the burning of the Shenandoah Valley was, Grimsley concluded that it was actually “one of the more controlled acts of destruction during the war’s final year.” After it was all over Lincoln personally conveyed to Sheridan “the thanks of the Nation.”

Sherman biographer Lee Kennett is among the historians who bend over backwards to downplay the horrors of how Lincoln waged war on civilians. Just recently, he published an article in the Atlanta Constitution arguing that Sherman wasn’t such a bad guy after all and should not be reviled by Georgians as much as he is. But even Kennett admitted in his biography of Sherman that:

Had the Confederates somehow won, had their victory put them in position to bring their chief opponents before some sort of tribunal, they would have found themselves justified…in stringing up President Lincoln and the entire Union high command for violations of the laws of war, specifically for waging war against noncombatants.

Sherman himself admitted after the war that he was taught at West Point that he could be hanged for the things he did. But in war the victors always write the history and are never punished for war crimes, no matter how heinous. Only the defeated suffer that fate. That is why very few Americans are aware of the fact that the unspeakable atrocities of war committed against civilians, from the firebombing of Dresden, the rape of Nanking, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to the World Trade Center bombings, had their origins in Lincoln’s war. This is yet another reason why Americans will continue their fascination with the War for Southern Independence.

Thomas J. DiLorenzo is professor of economics at Loyola College in Maryland. He is the author of, The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War.

Body scanners to screen LA subway riders

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Body scanners will be used on the Los Angeles subway to screen passengers for explosives and weapons, the local transport authority has announced.


Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Saturday that he “fully admit[s]” Twitter employees share a largely left-leaning bias after facing accusations that conservatives are discriminated against on the social media platform.

Infowars Turns Readers Into Nazi Zombies

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

According to Reveal and the Center for Investigative Reportingreading Infowars will turn you into a white supremacist. It’s a racist recruiting tool, they insist.  Case in point: Andrew Anglin, the former hippie vegan who now edits The Daily Stormer. His previous effort was named Total Fascism.  Anglin’s 2015 interview [aired on the Stormfront site] shows that Jones’ brand of conspiracy peddling also helps usher new recruits into the white supremacist movement. Seeing the whole world as a massive conspiracy is a foundational part of the white nationalist mindset.

Venezuela In Chaos After Maduro Announces Massive 95% Devaluation, New FX Rate Tied To Cryptocurrency

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Chaos and confusion erupted across Venezuela, and most stores were shuttered on Saturday, after president Nicolas Maduro announced that the government would enact a massive currency devaluation, implement a new minimum wage, hike taxes, and also raise gasoline prices for most citizens even as the country struggles with the greatest hyperinflation on record, surpassing even that of the Weimar Republic.

WATCH: Drug War Addicted Cops Attack Innocent Man for Rolling a Joint in a State With LEGAL Weed

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

For almost three years, medical marijuana was legalized in various regions of the state of Nevada. However, recreational marijuana sales only started in specific areas of the state at the beginning of July 2017 because of a law that took effect at that time; this law renders persons that are at least 21 years old and bear valid identification legally capable of purchasing the drug in those regions for recreational purposes. However, as a recent video shared with the Free Thought Project shows, police, lots of them, are still willing to attack and assault people for having the plant.

65 Years Ago Today, the CIA Conspired with the UK to Overthrow Iran on Behalf of Big Oil

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Today marks the 65th anniversary that the west carried out a coup in Iran that destabilized the county by overthrowing the country’s democratically elected leader, Mohammad Mossadegh, and installed a CIA groomed dictator. What was once considered a conspiracy theory is now a fact as the government has since admitted to carrying out Operation Ajax that was planned by the CIA in conjunction with MI6 in the UK to exploit the Iranian people and steal their oil on behalf of the  Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC) – the British state-owned oil company established in 1908 with this objective in mind and the forerunner of today’s global oil conglomerate BP.

In Stunning Admission, Jack Dorsey Acknowledges Twitter’s “Left-Leaning” Bias

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admitted to CNN’s Brian Stelter on Saturday what has been obvious for some time; Twitter employees have “more left-leaning” bias. And while that’s not exactly a shocker, Dorsey waxed eloquent about the company’s responsibilities, suggesting they operate in a neutral manner and not “according to political ideology or viewpoints.” “We need to constantly show that we are not adding our own bias, which I fully admit is…is more left-leaning,” said Dorsey.

Demanding Wide-Reaching Reforms and an End to Slavery, Inmates in 17 States Plan Prison Strike

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Incarcerated Americans in at least 17 states will go on strike this coming week, refusing to perform labor and engaging in sit-ins and hunger strikes to demand major reforms to the country’s prison and criminal justice systems. The Nationwide Prison Strike is planned for August 21, the day Nat Turner led an uprising of slaves in 1831, until September 9, the 47th anniversary of the Attica prison rebellion in which more than 40 people were killed. Organizers of the action, which is endorsed by Jailhouse Lawyers Speak and the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC), have released a list of ten demands for improvements to their living conditions, sentencing policies, and laws that allow for prison slavery.

Judicial Watch Calls for Re-Opening of Hillary Email Investigation After More Classified Info Found

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Judicial Watch is calling for a re-opening of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails after finding more classified information on the former Secretary of State’s non-“state.gov” email system. On Thursday, the watchdog revealed that it had received two batches, 184 pages and 45 pages, of newly uncovered emails belonging to Hillary Clinton from the U.S. Department of State sent and received over her unsecured server.

CDC: 25% Of Adults Have Life-Impacting Disability

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in four adults report having a disability that impacts major life activities – “the most dominant one affecting mobility,” reports UPI. The CDC measured six types of disability; mobility, cognition, hearing, vision, independent living and self-care, using data from 458,811 adults who participated in the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. The report reveals that disability is more common among women, non-Hispanic American Indians / Alaska Natives, low-income adults, and those living in the South Census region of the US.

Facebook ‘censors’ conservative education page, says it was a mistake, but few are convinced

Posted: 18 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Facebook says it had mistakenly deleted videos and limited the reach of US conservative educational organization PragerU. The content has now been restored, but PragerU supporters don’t think it was an accident.

U.S. Mercenaries Want To Privatize War In Afghanistan

Erik Prince is launching a cable news tour to convince Trump to privatize the war in Afghanistan. ThinkProgress: “Growing impatient with the conflict in Afghanistan as it stretches into its 17th year, President Trump is becoming more receptive to appeals to privatize the war, advisers to the president told NBC News. The privatization proposal would involve replacing soldiers with mercenaries who report to a special U.S. envoy, who would in turn report directly to the president. The idea is the brainchild of Blackwater founder Erik Prince, who claims the scheme will save billions of dollars and help quickly resolve the conflict. Military experts disagree, disputing the purported savings and raising alarm about the ethical dilemmas, most notably the potential lack of accountability, sparked by relying on private contractors to fight U.S. wars. Last summer, Prince pitched his idea to hand over Afghanistan to mercenaries in a PowerPoint presentation to Trump advisers as the White House mulled its next move in the region. The administration ultimately decided to authorize a troop surge instead. Now, in a move that coincides with the one-year anniversary of the Trump administration’s troop surge announcement, Prince told NBC News he’s launching an ‘aggressive’ media campaign to convince Trump to reconsider his proposal. Prince, who is the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, told NBC News he is confident he’ll be able to schedule time to speak more with Trump officials about his ideas in the coming days.”


14 Massive Monoliths Of The Ancient World

Posted: 13 Jun 2018 07:50 AM PDT

14 Massive Monoliths Of The Ancient World


Monoliths (aka menhirs or obelisks) are upright stones that have been used to create impressive structures around the world. These great monuments can appear on their own, or as part of a group (e.g. stone circles, temples, tombs etc).
The erection of these monoliths mainly took place in the Neolithic, later continuing into the Bronze Age. They were typically hewn from the land and raised on sacred sites that our ancestors deemed worthy of honoring. Their size varied considerably, but their shape is generally uneven and squared, often tapering towards the top.
A number of ancient Egyptian obelisks are known to have survived, plus the “Unfinished Obelisk” found partly hewn from its quarry at Aswan. Had it have been erected, it would have been the tallest megalith in the world! These obelisks are now dispersed around the world, and fewer than half of them remain in Egypt.

It was said that many of the ancient obelisks were used to mark the passing of royal personages (e.g. the Karnack Obelisk is associated with King Thutmose I, and the Stella of Axum with the Queen of Sheba). Even the Great Menhir of Er-Grah is built next to an ancient tomb suggesting it is a grave marker worthy of a significant hero or king from the Neolithic era.

It is also said the pyramids and obelisks might have been inspired by previously overlooked astronomical phenomena connected with sunrise and sunset: the zodiacal light and sun pillars respectively.
Article by Simon E. Davies, contributor to Ancient Code.

Thanks to Ivan at: https://www.ancient-code.com


A Chart Exposing How The Bilderberg Group Controls The Entire World

Posted: 13 Jun 2018 11:44 AM PDT

A Chart Exposing How The Bilderberg Group Controls The Entire World

06/12/2018 By Stillness in the Storm Leave a Comment

(Arjun Walia) If you haven’t already heard by now, yes, a small group of people and the corporations they run completely control all aspects of human life, whether it be health, food, or finance, media and education, each major area and the resources that go into it are dictated and selected by this group. The crazy thing about it is the fact that nobody really knows who these people are, but it’s becoming more clear that our political system, and those who make decisions and set global policy every year, are always in attendance.

by Arjun Walia, May 29th, 2018
This group is extremely secretive, and has been meeting for decades while the public had little knowledge of what was going on and who was in attendance. The world did not really become aware of this group until only a few short years ago, and since then, alternative media and multiple journalists have been swarming attendees and seeking out where these meetings are held each year, while mainstream media completely ignores it.
Attendees continue to keep their silence and not really speak about it, which only leads to more attention and more of a feeling that something suspicious is going on right under our noses.
We are talking about the major financial players, representatives of all the big banks, corporations and various sectors of government and politics, intelligence agencies and more. Below is  a little quote from 1991, given by David Rockefeller which really gives the reader a good idea of what might be going on there.
The transcript is from a 1991 Bilderberg group meeting in Baden, Germany, proving how deluded Rockefeller’s views truly were. Bill Clinton also attended this meeting along with many other members of the elite class, I’m sure. Rockefeller stated:

“We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march toward a world government… The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.” (source)

Rockefeller was one of the main people who have been on the Steering committee at Bilderberg. Within recent years, because of the growing awareness that has surrounded this mysterious group, they’ve been forced to publicly put out who is attending, when and where.
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Buy Book The Bilderberg Group: Facts & Fiction
Is this where the global elite set their plans for the conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses? According to Edward Bernay’s (one who roamed in these circles), it’s “An important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.” – (Propaganda, 1928)
If we keep looking for one individual every four years to change the world, it’s not going to work… Politics has become a giant distraction, a form of entertainment, and a battle between the global elite who comprise of a few different groups that are playing a game designed by those higher up than them.

This kind of organization, along with others like the Council on Foreign Relations, are the hub of the Deep State that now controls politics, global geopolitical policy, and basically, the future and what direction it takes. Who knows just how many attendees are involved in the plans of those who actually run and organize these events, but they are no doubt , if anything, being used to push it, just like we are.
This all stops the day we decide acknowledge that we are all co-creating this experience and there’s really nothing to fear here. Sure, these groups may dictate policy and decide what direction the world may go, and not really have all of humanities (the collective) best interests in hand, but that’s ok. Why is it ok? Because the day we wake up and realize we are the ones being used to fuel the system that no longer resonates with us, is the day it starts changing, and that’s exactly what’s happening right now.
As Business Insider pointed out a few years ago, the graph “shows the members’ connections to a ton of corporations, charities, policy groups and media. Everyone from Eric Schmidt to George Soros is a member. There are tons of conspiracy theories about the group, including that they control the world economy. We took the findings with a grain of salt–after all, it’s easy to trace an individual to a corporation and the graph doesn’t specify what influence the member wielded.”
Click on the chart below to expand and zoom in.  It’s a great map that shows all of the connections between the attendees and the world. 

Thanks to: https://stillnessinthestorm.com


Here Are NASA’s Unreleased Apollo Mission Images They Don’t Want You To See

Posted: 07 Jun 2018 07:40 AM PDT

Here Are NASA’s Unreleased Apollo Mission Images They Don’t Want You To See


The idea that NASA has encountered Alien life during the Apollo missions has aroused the curiosity of thousands of experts in the field for decades.
Ever since NASA successfully landed on the moon, people have wondered whether or not the astronauts on the lunar surface—and during their trip to the moon—witnessed things they couldn’t rationally explain.
In other words; Alien spaceships and structures on the moon’s surface.
These questions were quickly turned into a conspiracy theory, and people who argue that the Apollo astronauts witnessed inexplicable things during their trip to the moon were called out as conspiracy nuts.
To date, the United States is the only country to have successfully conducted manned missions to the surface of Moon, with the last Apollo mission departing the lunar surface in December 1972.

Apollo 11 Moon Landing. Image credit: NASA
For nearly half a century—46 years to be precise—space agencies around the globe have avoided going to the moon.
But why?
Was it due to extremely high costs? Risks? Or is it that the moon is simply not an interesting place?
The truth is that today, 46 years after the last successful moon landing we have much better technology than we had 46 years ago.
Money isn’t an issue, for we always find money for things we want and need.
The moon is perhaps one of the most interesting places in the solar system, and numerous experts have claimed it is imperative for humans to establish a colony on the lunar surface.
So, what’s keeping us from landing on the moon?
A man called Bob Dean may answer the above question.
Mr. Dean is retired US Army Command Sergeant Major who served for 28 years.

He has given a number of interesting lectures, providing a wealth of information about not only the moon landings, Apollo missions, but also corroborating what numerous whistleblowers have said in the past.
During the Barcelona Exopolitics Summit, on July 25, 2009, Mr. Dean released a set of amazing images. He also explained the Apollo missions, and what astronauts encountered unlike anyone before him.
During the summit, Mr. Dean released to the public a set of fascinating images supposedly captured by astronauts of the Apollo 12 mission, including an image showing mysterious spacecraft several hundred feet in diameter.
During the lecture, Mr. Dean recounts how on the morning of the 2nd of February 1961, World War III almost began, and a fleet of unidentified flying objects were to blame:
It appears that on the morning of the 2nd of February 1961, World War III almost started. It was involved in the flyover of large numbers of circular metallic craft, flying in formation, very obviously under intelligent control,” said Mr. Dean during the lecture.
Mr. Dean continued: “They would fly out of the Soviet sector in the Warsaw Pact toward the U.S. in formation at a high speed and at a very high altitude. They would turn north over the English Channel over the southern coast of England and then they would disappear off of NATO radar over the Norwegian Sea.”

The Soviets went on red alert. The NATO forces went on red alert. Everybody was, you know … fingers on their triggers, thumbs poised above those red buttons. And World War III was just moments away,” explained Mr. Dean. “Within 20 minutes, it was all over. The objects flew, turned north and disappeared off of radar.”

Soon after the mysterious sighting that nearly triggered WWIII, a study of the occurred took place.

Experts concluded how “…planet Earth and the human race had been under some kind of survey or observation going on for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. They concluded, in 1964, that there were at least four different groups coming here, observing us, surveying us, analyzing us, closely watching us, what we were up to, what we were doing. They concluded that it did not appear to be a military threat involved, because their repeated demonstrations of incredibly advanced technology demonstrated to us that, if they had been hostile or malevolent, there was absolutely nothing we could do. If they were evil in their intent and they were hostile toward us, it would have been over a long time ago.”

“…the conclusion was there were four different groups involved,” explained Mr. Dean.

This image comes from the Apollo 12 mission, Apollo Systems 12, roll number 50, negative number 7348. A mysterious object was sighted by Apollo astronauts as they were orbiting the moon.

The image seen below was taken by Astronaut Neil Armstrong. While the astronauts were looking out of the window of their little craft, this cigar-shaped object flew by.

The next image, says Mr. Dean, shows a mysterious disc-shaped object with several hundred feet in diameter. It was snapped while astronauts made their way to the surface of the moon.

The next two images were taken by Apollo Astronauts when they were overflying the so-called Lansberg crater. According to Mr. Dean; “The astronauts in orbit above the Moon were particularly fascinated by the Lansberg crater. They had been given a special designation to take pictures of Lansberg, because the crater, which they named as the Lansberg, had things going on that were very anomalous. There was construction going on. There were gigantic facilities in the crater up there. So they were specifically delegated and assigned to photograph Lansberg to see if they could figure out what the hell was going on down there. While they were looking at Lansberg, this object happened to express interest in them and flew by. Now this line is an artificial line that was drawn to show you the … it gave the direction that this object was going. This is a good-size object flying past the Apollo Lander.”

Are these mysterious spots alien structures on the lunar surface?

Mr. Dean continued showing evidence gathered by astronauts from the Apollo 13 mission. The below image, says Mr. Dean, where taken as Apollo 13 astronauts were traveling to the moon when a number of things began happening. Some strange objects were appearing outside the windows of the spacecraft, so the Apollo 13 Astronauts grabbed their Hasselblad cameras and started taking pictures of what they had seen.
This photograph below shows three different objects.

Another image of the Apollo 13 ‘UFO’ encounter, as noted by Mr. Dean.

Read the entire transcript and view more images here.


Thanks to Ivan at: https://www.ancient-code.com


New California Law Limits How Much Water People Can Use – Including Monitoring Toilet Flushes, Showers

Posted: 07 Jun 2018 07:36 AM PDT

New California Law Limits How Much Water People Can Use – Including Monitoring Toilet Flushes, Showers
Date: June 7, 2018Author: Nwo Report

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law that would severely restrict the amount of water people can use inside of their homes.

The government of California will now be monitoring people’s toilet flushes, showers and laundry use.
Under the new water use limits, each person will barely have enough ‘daily water allowance’ to do one load of laundry and take an 8 minute shower. 
This also covers outdoor use so no watering your lawns or gardens, peasants. 
CBS Sacramento reported:

There will soon be more focus on flushes and scrutiny over showers with a new law signed in by the governor.
California is now the first state in the nation to enact tough new water-efficiency standards. The controversial rules limit how many gallons a person can use inside their home per day.
“So that everyone in California is at least integrating efficiency into our preparations for climate change,” said Felicia Marcus, Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board.
So, what are the new rules?
In 2022, the new indoor water standard will be 55 gallons per person, per day. by 2030, it will fall to 50 gallons.
Just how many gallons do household chores take?
An 8-minute shower uses about 17 gallons of water, a load of laundry up to 40, and a bathtub can hold 80 to 100 gallons of water.
Greg Bundesen with the Sacramento Suburban Water District says they already assist customers.
“We offer toilet rebates, we offer complementary showerheads, we offer complementary faucets,” he said.
The new laws also require water districts to perform stress tests of their water supply and curb loss due to leaks.
“Some people may not be aware that you’re going to use a lot more water in a bath and you wouldn’t shower and it’s our job to make sure they’re informed,” Bundesen said.
Water districts who don’t comply face fines up to $10,000 a day.
The ultimate goal is to make conservation a way of life in California. Outdoor water use is also covered by the new laws.

California is sliding into the abyss of totalitarian rule.
bill proposed in California would make the distribution of plastic straws illegal unless requested by a patron, with up to a $1,000 fine and jail time.
Now they’re monitoring toilet flushes and showers.
What’s next? Only allowing people to use one square of toilet paper per use just as Sheryl Crow used to push?
Back in 2007, far left singer Sheryl Crow wanted to control how much toilet paper people use. “One square per restroom visit, except, of course, on those pesky occasions where two to three could be required,” said Sheryl Crow.
The left wants to bring us back to the dark ages. They will bring greater human misery to the masses claiming it is helping the environment.
Jerry Brown is more interested in monitoring how many times the people of California flush their toilets than he is monitoring the US-Mexico border where MS-13 gang members, drug cartels and illegals are spilling over into his state. Let that sink in.

Thanks to: https://nworeport.me

Magnetic Quickening ~ Meg Benedicte

Posted: 07 Jun 2018 07:42 AM PDT

Magnetic Quickening ~ Meg Benedicte ~ 4 June 2018

Source: Meg Benedicte

Strong solar winds entered the earth plane this weekend, shaking volcanos and earthquakes into action. The stargate portal is active and alert, humming and vibrating with galactic light frequencies…opening a sacred space for personal transformation. The so-called ‘Event’ is an up-leveling process involving recurring waves of solar winds/gamma/plasma/diamond light infusions that catalyze genetic recoding and light body activation.

The gatekeepers and gridworkers have been busy these past few days, as the geomagnetic field continues to shift and reset. I woke up several times and observed the earth angels balancing and stabilizing the polarized grids during all this solar activity. The increasing yin energies are altering the magnetic fields, sweeping the planetary consciousness with new heart-felt awareness.

As the veils of mind-control dissolve away, it becomes easier to see invented propaganda programming. The failed illusion of superiority and patriarchal domination is slipping away. We now see the intentional agenda running behind the scenes. As the scales of denial lift, the lower mind awakens to the false narrative of separation.

The more we embrace each other and our connection to a benevolent universe, the more abundance flows in our lives. Loving connection is the keycode to spiritual support. ‘Good vs. evil’ is a construct of divisiveness. It is a trap, a mechanism of disconnection. First we connect within, to the depth of our essence, to the truth of our divinity. Then we mirror our divinity to others and vice versa. All of creation is divine in the eyes of Creator.

As we prepare for the Solstice Stargate activation, we will meet this Saturday, June 9th with our Lightworker family and dive into the complexities of 5D relationships. How do we relate to each other in a neutral, non-polarized field of collaboration? Imagine a world without polarized karmic relationships!

As Lightworkers on this planet, we have the power to influence the direction of change. When we form a ‘group mind’ with heart-felt intentions, we plant the seeds for a loving, harmonious earth family. We are the co-creators of our bountiful future. Join other Lightworkers during these stargate initiations as we contribute to the great awakening.

I will join Manette on Saturday, June 9th in our New Earth Central show to prepare for the powerful stargate initiations into 5D living. If you cannot attend the ‘live’ broadcast, the replay will be available at the event link. The recording is accessible within minutes upon completion of the show broadcast. Register to attend here: https://newearthcentral.com/?p=122507

Lovingly, Meg

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Bill Cosby Feeling Disoriented After Jury Slips Conviction Into His Verdict

Posted: 27 Apr 2018 05:53 AM PDT

Bill Cosby Feeling Disoriented After Jury Slips Conviction Into His Verdict

Bill Cosby guilty; faces up to 30 years imprisonment
Posted on April 26, 2018 by Dr. Eowyn

Bill Cosby (l) and Obama celebrating Ted Kennedy’s birthday, 2009.
Justice, at last.
Page Six reports, April 26, 2018, that nearly 14 years after actor/comedian Bill Cosby drugged and molested a woman 30 years his junior, a jury found him guilty of all charges in his sex assault retrial.
His first trial last year ended in a hung jury after jurors were unable to reach a verdict.
Cosby, 80, showed no emotion and looked down at the table in front of him as the jury forewoman read aloud “guilty” to all three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault. He now faces up to 10 years behind bars on each of the three counts. 
Cosby was allowed to remain free on $1 million bail despite a fight from prosecutors who said he was a flight risk and someone with “limitless wealth” and a private plane. The argument prompted an outburst from Cosby, who stood up and yelled, “He doesn’t have a plane, you a–hole! That shows what you know!” Cosby was ordered to surrender his passport and stay in Montgomery County pending his sentencing date, which was not set.
Cosby’s chief accuser, Andrea Constand, 45, took the stand to publicly relay for a second time her recollection of the horrifying 2004 attack. The former Temple University basketball administrator told jurors she took three blue pills from Cosby, which she thought were herbal, to help with stress while at his Cheltenham, Pennsylvania home in January 2004. She said her mouth became “cottony,” and her legs “rubbery,” and was helped by the then-67-year-old Cosby to a couch before she slipped into darkness.
Constand testified: “I was kind of, um, jolted awake, and felt Mr. Cosby on the couch behind me, and my vagina was being penetrated quite forcefully. I felt my breasts being touched. And he took my hand, and placed my hand on his penis, and masturbated himself with my hand. And I was not able to do anything about it.”
In what proved to be a turning point for prosecutors, five other Cosby accusers were allowed to testify at this trial — supermodel Janice Dickinson, Heidi Thomas, Chelan Lasha, Janice Baker-Kinney and Maude Lise-Lotte Lublin. They each testified that Cosby had slipped them pills and sexually assaulted them.
Cosby has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting some 60 women, not a single one of whom is black.

Thanks to: https://fellowshipoftheminds.com 

Massive Fire Reportedly Seen on Private Island Owned By Billionaire/Sexual Predator, Jeffrey Epstein

Posted: 10 Apr 2018 07:00 AM PDT

Massive Fire Reportedly Seen on Private Island Owned By Billionaire/Sexual Predator, Jeffrey Epstein ~ April 9, 2018

Posted on April 9, 2018 by cindyloucbp

Starship Earth just keeps cranking ’em out! This is another article of background info you need to read that may be in the news fairly soon. So…please read, take a look at the pics, wonder why, and…
Another earthquake in a strategic location? Perhaps another strike for the Light Forces.

Might this earthquake be some of the “underwater” activity Fulford mentioned?
If you haven’t seen this “island paradise” yet, check it out. It’s something else. (Or was.) We featured this obscene pedo-playground in previous posts. An estate isn’t an estate without a fake cow.
Be sure to visit the source website as there are multiple very interesting photos there…
Thanks for the heads up, L.  ~ BP

Photo of fire reportedly seen on Epstein’s private island

Massive Fire Reportedly Seen On Private Island Owned By Billionaire, And Sexual Predator, Jeffrey Epstein

April 7, 2018
Sources have reported that infamous billionaire and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s private island located in the Caribbean has recently caught on fire:
The cause of the fire is unknown, but some are speculating it may have started as the result of a relatively small 4.9 magnitude earthquake that struck yesterday just off the coast:
Others say it was intentionally created to destroy evidence related to Epstein’s latest legal troubles.

Windows like reptilian eyes?
Last month, numerous outlets reported on Jeffrey Epstein’s salacious Florida trial being granted a stay by the appeals court.
According to a March 14th article on JDJournal:
“The famed sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein is set to go to trial but his legal team is pushing to get the trial delayed. The Palm Beach billionaire settled lawsuits against him from three teenage victims for $5.5 million. Epstein claims that he was persuaded to settle the claims by attorney Bradley Edwards and former attorney Scott Rothstein.
“The case between Epstein and Edwards was slated to begin Tuesday (3/13/18) in the Palm Beach County Circuit Court. After a round of appeals filed by Epstein’s attorneys Scott Link and Kara Rockenbach, the 4th District Court of Appeal granted a stay in the case.”
JDJournal also reported that since the trial was delayed, Epstein “has been spending most of his time on his private island in the U.S. Virgin Islands.”
The island, which can be found on Google Maps, is officially named ‘Little St. James Island’:
Located on the southwest portion of the island is a strange temple-like structure and opening to a possible nefarious underground facility.
Notable public figures, such as former President Bill Clinton, have been reported to travel with Epstein on his ‘Lolita Express’ to various places, including this private island.
According to a 2016 article on the New York Post:
“Epstein has spent the bulk of his adult life cultivating relationships with the world’s most powerful men. Flight logs show that from 2001 to 2003, Bill Clinton flew on Epstein’s private plane, dubbed ‘The Lolita Express’ by the press, 26 times. After Epstein’s arrest in July 2006, federal tax records show Epstein donated $25,000 to the Clinton Foundation that year.”
Another case, detailed in Wikipedia, involves Epstein as well as Prince Andrew from Britain and prominent American lawyer Alan Dershowitz:
“In January 2015, a 31-year-old American woman, Virginia Roberts, alleged in a sworn affidavit that at the age of 17, she had been held as a sex slave by Epstein. She further alleged that he had trafficked her to several people, including Prince Andrew and Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz. Roberts also claimed that Epstein and others had physically and sexually abused her.
“Roberts alleged that the FBI may have been involved in a cover-up. She said she had served as Epstein’s sex slave from 1999 to 2002 and had recruited other under-age girls. Prince Andrew, Epstein and Dershowitz all denied having had sex with Roberts. Dershowitz took legal action over the allegations. A diary purported to belong to Roberts was published online. Epstein entered an out-of-court settlement with Roberts, as he has done in several other lawsuits.
“The BBC television series ‘Panorama’ planned an investigation of the scandal. As of 2016 these claims had not been tested in any law court.”
Kevin Spacey, Chris Tucker, Katie Couric, George Stephanopoulos, and Woody Allen are some other celebrities that have reportedly traveled and partied with Epstein in the past.
Read the rest of the article and update from April 9 plus photos…

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Dead at 42: Broward County Sheriff deputy who questioned Parkland school shooting’s gun control agenda

Posted: 10 Apr 2018 03:19 PM PDT

Dead at 42: Broward County Sheriff deputy who questioned Parkland school shooting’s gun control agenda
Posted on April 9, 2018 by Dr. Eowyn
Reblogged from Memory Hole Blog
Second Amendment Proponent, Criticized Marjory Stoneman’s Gun Control Cavalcade

By James F. Tracy
Sometime on or around April 1, 2018 Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Fitzsimons, 42 years old and in excellent state of mind and health, called in sick to his job. Shortly thereafter Fitzsimons was found dead on his sofa. There has been a complete “news blackout” of this curious and untimely death.
Deputy Fitzsimons wasn’t just any law enforcement officer. Unlike many of his peers, he took to social media to question the potential agenda behind the February 14 Marjory Stoneman High School mass shooting, suggesting that the event was being used to promote the Democratic Party’s gun control platform in anticipation of the 2018 midterm elections. And recent personnel decisions involving public officials indicate (e.g. here and here), an unwritten law of taxpayer-funded institutions is that employees disavow and steer clear of “conspiracy theories” that may call their superiors’ motives into question.
One post found on Fitzsimons’ Facebook page depicts the Parkland massacre’s main spokesperson, David Hogg, in National Socialist regalia, with the caption, “We will March Until We Disarm Every American.”

Fitzsimons’ Facebook page has since been “scrubbed” of any 2018 posts, which would of course include those that may be calling the Parkland shooting or its aftermath into question.
The circumstances surrounding Deputy Fitzsimons’ death are sketchy. The official cause has been attributed to cancer, yet this is contradicted by an obituary found at obittree.com, stating that he “died unexpectedly.” The “died unexpectedly” phrase is one morticians and/or loved ones sometimes employ when for one reason or another they are reluctant to disclose the true cause of death, as in the case of a suicide.
Yet as the above obituary makes clear, Fitzsimons does not seem as if he would have been a likely suicide candidate. The law enforcement officer “lived life to the fullest and enjoyed spending time loving on his many friends [sic],”the document reads. Fitzsimons was also the life of the party, according to the obituary’s author(s). “He dreamed to one day be Batman or Kenny Chesney, and you could often find him singing at a local karaoke night or taking selfies while under the disguise of the caped crusader.” Further, the deceased also had a spiritual devotion “in his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.”
If Fitzsimons in fact died of cancer, the onset must have been extremely sudden. Neither the obituary nor accompanying memorials reference any struggle with the disease, but instead point to his inspiring presence while expressing astonishment at the abruptness of his passing.
Aside from numerous friends attesting to his warm disposition in their memorials, Deputy Fitzsimons appeared to be in excellent health, as various photos suggest.

Following the December 14, 2012 Sandy Hook School massacre numerous law enforcement officers with intimate knowledge of the event’s investigation either retired or died unexpectedly. These included Connecticut State Police Major William Podgorski, who passed on, following “a brief undisclosed illness.”

As Sandy Hook researcher Tony Mead observed in 2014,

From Douglas Cottle, who died Sept 29, 2012, at age 62 to Michael Bellmore, who died May 3, 2014 at age 27, more questions than answers seem to arise. The Connecticut State Police Commander, the Connecticut State Police Commissioner, the Western Connecticut State Police Commander as well as the Connecticut State Medical Examiner have all been eliminated from the story either by retiring or death. What better way to cover up any possibility of ever disclosing the truth ? What better way to perpetuate conspiracy theories ?

Those who received word via Twitter of Fitzsimons’ untimely death have expressed similar doubt and suspicion on the vague and unusual circumstances.
As is suggested in the aftermath of other recent mass shooting events, Fitzsimons simply may have possessed too much information, was at the wrong place at the wrong time, and/or asked sensitive questions of his peers and superiors on the specifics of the Parkland shooting. It is beyond dispute that the sheriff’s deputy had become uncomfortably outspoken on the February 14 event.
The record reflects that Deputy Fitzsimons was a wonderful individual and friend who cared about “truth” and the US Constitution. Perhaps these concerns are no longer desired by the management of certain policing agencies. There is indeed ample room for suspicion.

Thanks to: https://fellowshipoftheminds.com


Another Actor Calls Out Satanic Hollywood Pedophiles

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 06:43 AM PDT

Another Actor Calls Out Satanic Hollywood Pedophiles

It’s truly shocking just how many revelations have come to light with regards to the physical and sexual abuse of children within the realm of the global elite.

The big four areas where this activity seems to be most prevalent nowadays is within politics, the Vatican, the military industrial complex and inside of Hollywood. Within each section, there are numerous examples to pull from.

In politics, especially within the last couple of years, information is hitting the mainstream like it never has before, one example would be the fact that an NBC news report implicated Hillary Clinton in covering up a massive pedophile ring in the heart of the State Department, another would be multiple ex-high ranking political officials claiming that both the Clintons engage in sex with minors, pointing towards their close relationship with Jeffrey Epstein (who also has Royal Family connections).

Epstein is now a registered sex offender. When it comes to the Vatican, there are always disturbing acts going on. Right now, the Pope’s right-hand man, George Pell, is in court for sexual assault, and a massive pedophile ring has been exposed where hundreds of boys were tortured and sexually abused, Pope Benedict’s brother was at the forefront of that controversy.

As far as the military industrial complex goes, Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney grilled Donald Rumsfeld on DynCorp about it, a private military contractor with ties to the trafficking of women and children.

Years later, a top U.S. General who was the liaison between DynCorp and the U.S. Military was implicated in the sexual assault of teenage girls. The list goes on and on, and it’s a long one. Oh yeah, let’s not forget about PizzaGate

Keep in mind, above are only a few examples in each sector but there are many more to choose from.

When it comes to Hollywood, perhaps here is where we’ve seen the most revelations, and it goes far beyond Harvey Weinstein and his sexual assault of women, but into ritualistic-type practices where children are not only tortured and sexually abused but also killed (sacrificed).

An ex-Director of the FBI, Ted Gunderson, was one of many who investigated these crimes. He found shocking evidence of elite level pedophile rings using satanic practices, with the people involved being connected to higher powers.

We’re talking about the owners of major mainstream media networks, political ‘leaders’, and the people who have some of the largest influence with regards to our planet and the direction it takes.

In Hollywood, the door was kicked open by Corey Feldman, who hasn’t named any names (he said he wanted to raise $10 million for the production of a documentary that would expose everything) but has been very open about the fact that the biggest problem in Hollywood is child pedophilia.

Perhaps the latest revelations (hard to tell because they are always happening), come from Smallville actress, Allison Mack, who has been outed as a member of a cult who worked in a management position.

She worked for a man named Keith Raniere, who ran a company that supposedly offered “executive success programs,” whatever that means. He is accused of raping girls as young as 12, imprisoning a woman for 18 months and more, and is currently in federal custody in New York.

Clare Bronfman was also recently arrested and tied to the same cult as the Smallville actress. Clare’s a philanthropist, youngest daughter of the billionaire philanthropist Edgar Bronfman, who was president of the World Jewish Congress and also closely connected to the Rothschilds.

There are many people involved in this, and someone has to take the blame, perhaps to protect the others?

Keep in mind, Allison was likely brainwashed, but who really knows? Many of the victimizers are also victims themselves, but that’s something society fails to see at the moment. Right now, we’re constantly judging and punishing, instead of really looking into things deeper in order to solve the real problems here. Abuse begets abuse.

This and many other points were recently brought up in the video below, by Isaac Kappy, an actor and writer known for his work on Terminator Salvation, Thor, Beerfest, Fanboys, among others.

Shortly after he released these videos, mainstream outlets like TMZ (establishment mouthpieces) and others, instantly accused him of chocking Paris Jackson, apparently, he’s being investigated by the Los Angeles police for that, as well as accusing Seth Green of pedophilia.

In the video below, he calls out more names, like Tom Hanks, and director Steven Spielberg, among others.

Hard to tell what’s really going on, which is why for the most part, I stick to what people actually say and what comes out of their own mouths, and try to present that to the public.

Below is a tweet from Sarah Ruth Ashcraft, a supposed [url=http://humansarefree.com/search/label/Project MKUltra]MK Ultra child sex slave victim[/url],

Sarah Ruth Ashcraft‏ @SaRaAshcraft

This is me at 13, the age I was when @tomhanks purchased me from my father for sex as a dissociated #mindcontrol doll. I wonder how much he paid? I wonder how much $$$ my father made for breaking my mind & selling my child body throughout my life. Will I ever get to know?

10:14 AM – 23 Jul 2018

Things can really get confusing, and we can never really know the truth or exactly who is involved. That being said, we know this is a reality, and to turn a blind eye and not really address nor investigate is unethical.

Furthermore, the silence of the accused doesn’t help, if one is innocent, one should be able to openly come forth and speak openly in their defence, especially if there is no evidence… Or is there?

Steven Spielberg is a pedophile, yup, see how easy that was Corey, and I didn’t need 10 million dollars, I just said it… When you’re talking about really elite levels, the name of the game is blackmail, so, they want something on you that they can hold over your held so they can basically own you and tell you what to do… And they film it… and then, they own you. So, that’s what runs the whole system basically, they want compromised people because they’re easy to control.

“And a lot of people, they’ll go along with it and do whatever just for fame and money…Some people are just like, really into the evil shit… Tom Hanks is a pedophile… It’s time that this comes out into the open because we are going to change the way everything works, because at the top levels, these people are just sick and psycho. Look into the Rothschilds family

“The higher you go the more sick it gets… This is what really hurts about the situation, because a lot of people are kind of born into this, they grow up in it, they’re abused and through the abuse especially as a child you can break someones subconscious mind, if you’re not aware of any of this stuff, look into [url=http://humansarefree.com/search/label/Project MKUltra]MK Ultra[/url].” – Isaac Kappy (from the video below)

He is not the only Hollywood actor to mention MK Ultra, Roseanne Barr once said, “MK Ultra rules in Hollywood.”

You can watch the full video below. He goes on to talk about Seth Green, McCauley Culkin, and many more. How they grow up in this system, then comes the money and the fame, and then they themselves end up repeating exactly what they went through. He expressed remorse for them, and a feeling of empathy.

He has been connected to the ‘QAnon’ phenomenon by the mainstream media, but they did not do an adequate job in covering the story. You can read more about that here.


An Important Question To Ask is, Why Would They Be Lying?

Again, the reality of this type of behaviour is well-documented and has been exposed, but with regards to who may be involved is not. It seems like a lot of people, and some of the world’s greatest ‘humanitarians’ might be engaged in those ‘good’ activities in order to cover for what really goes on behind the scenes.

The fact that so many people in Hollywood, like Bryan Singer (director of the x-man series) and more, have all faced legal issues is another important thing to consider.

The point is, this is happening, and we have to talk about it because the trafficking and abuse of women and children is happening in these areas and they have no voice, even if they are starting to speak out more and more.

The sad thing about it is, with all of the censorship on the internet, nobody is really seeing this. But at the same time, they are, because mainstream media always seems to respond and give a completely different narrative in order to protect their interests. We’ve seen this in multiple realms, RussiaGate is a great example, PizzaGate was another.

This is why the global elite are shutting down alternative media completely and are still in the process.

Why would Hollywood actors pretty much end their careers by speaking out like this? They’re within the industry, they have connections, and they are directly in the middle of these circles. Only a few are brave enough to speak out. Sure, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg may not be involved, but then again they may be.

It’s time for all to come out in the open for a public discussion, it just makes it more suspicious that they don’t.

It’s time to ask ourselves, who are we idolizing? Why do we idolize them? What type of activities are our ‘leaders’ engaged in and do they really care for the best interests of the human race?

Truth is hitting the world, in all areas where humanity attention seems to be focused, and it’s going to keep on coming, it can’t be stopped.

By Arjun Walia, Guest writer

Thanks to: http://humansarefree.com 


“No central authority” should be able to block your speech; knowledge needs to be decentralized

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 05:33 AM PDT

censorshipMike Adams, the Health Ranger and founder of Natural News, is on a mission. Having himself been the victim of unfair censorship by Google, YouTube and other “tech giants,” he set out to create a viewing platform which reestablishes true freedom of expression. Real.video was launched just weeks ago, and is already enjoying excellent growth, appealing as it does to free thinkers who believe in the right to speak their minds without fear of recrimination.

Adams believes that the environment of censorship that we currently find ourselves in is a “daily drain on the human spirit.” As such, though he does not feel he has the right and does not want the power to determine what information should be viewable and what should be banned, he believes that Real.video is necessary to protect his own free speech and that of others.

Ultimately, Adams believes that even Real.video should become obsolete. In a recent video posting on the site he explained, “Ultimately there should be no central authority; there should be no server; there should be no central location that can block your speech. And, frankly, the only reason I even built this was because we had to because we’re all being censored off Facebook and YouTube and elsewhere. But, ultimately, I would like to see a world in which Real.video in its current rendition, as a centrally server-hosted platform, literally becomes obsolete because it is a decentralized system.” (Related: YouTube censorship RAMPAGE running amok as all the good people keep getting terminated.)

Protecting the most diverse array of legal speech

Adams is particularly interested in being responsive to the needs and feelings of his audience. As such, after receiving incisive commentary from the Real.video viewership, he made a brave decision which will open him up to the full wrath of the government and mainstream media outlets.

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In his post, Adams explained that certain videos are banned in overseas countries, and these have to be blocked on Real.video in those countries. For example, in certain Middle Eastern countries it is illegal to speak out against the Prophet Mohammed, so that type of content would have to be blocked there. And the same would apply to posts by holocaust deniers in Germany, where such content is illegal.

Initially Adams blocked this type of content in the United States, as well. Although it was not banned, it was delisted, which is effectively a shadow ban in which the video does not show up in any search results and is therefore undiscoverable. This raised issues from free speech advocates in the United States, however, since these videos are not blocked in this country.

Having reviewed the feedback, Adams has decided that the only content which will be banned on Real.video is pornography and anything that is illegal. (Editor’s note: The ban also includes Satanism and Satan-worshiping videos for reasons above and beyond human law, extending into spiritual law.)

Adams noted, “In terms of political expression, people questioning history, people questioning reality, we’re not going to ban it unless it’s illegal in America. We’re not going to ban it in America if it’s legal in America. … We protect free speech, including speech that we find offensive, extremist or vulgar, as long as it’s not illegal.”

“We’re here to serve liberty and freedom of speech, and to serve all those people – including myself – who have been heavily banned and censored off of other platforms. That gives myself and our team a very special experience that gives us insight that global elitists and tech elitists don’t understand because they’ve never been banned; no-one’s ever told them no. But we’ve been banned every day. My YouTube channel is gone. I was deplatformed before Alex Jones was deplatformed. That’s on the record. So, we have a very unique perspective and we are thoughtful and we are not afraid to improve policies based on feedback.”

Adams believes that InfoWars was just the first of many targets, and that the tech giants will systematically turn against other independent media targets until they have eradicated them all.

Adams believes in decentralization and hopes that ultimately there will be no need for Real.video or that it might become a decentralized peer-to-peer cloud bandwidth system one day.

Until then, Adams will keep fighting the fine fight for freedom of speech.

Learn more about the ongoing censorship attack at FirstAmendment.news.

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Crispr gene “edited” food crops the new wave of GMOs… are they safer or just as dangerous?

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 05:31 AM PDT

crisprA growing segment of the public has made it clear that they do not want to consume GMOs, and you only need to look at the labels touting the non-GMO status of a growing number of foods in the grocery store to see evidence of just how much the masses have awakened to the dangers of genetic modification.

Now, the food industry has found a new way to cut corners, and they’re trying to convince people that this type of genetic editing is somehow a better alternative to the current GMOs.

It’s certainly better for their bottom line, as the costs for developing and marketing the food that results from gene editing are reported to be as much as 90 percent lower than those of traditional genetically modified crops.

One of the more popular approaches to gene editing is CRISPR, which involves transferring an enzyme and RNA molecule into a crop cell. The RNA then finds the targeted DNA strands and binds to them, at which point the enzyme causes a break in the DNA of the cell; the cell then repairs the DNA in a way that alters the gene – if everything goes according to plan – but what happens to those who eat the resultant foods is anybody’s guess.

Biotech firms are hopeful the technology will avoid the negative labels that traditional genetically modified crops have attracted – Frankenfood, anyone? – and they’re hoping that people can be convinced that this approach is somehow different. However, it remains to be seen just how accepting the public and regulators will be.

While the USDA says that gene-edited crops do not meet their criteria for oversight right now, the Court of Justice of the European Union has said that the technique will indeed be subject to their regulations that apply to genetically modified crops. This ruling means that gene editing in Europe will be limited to research; growing commercial crops this way will be illegal there.

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It will also be difficult to convince the public the method is safe. Changing the DNA of crops could create undesirable changes in the food supply, and it is unlikely to be embraced by those who are opposed to genetically modified crops.

Agribusinesses are well aware of this fact, with Cargill’s Food Safety Vice President Randal Giroux admitting that public acceptance is an uncertainty. He said: “We really do want to see gene-editing evolve in the marketplace. We’re watching to see how consumers adopt these products and react to these products.”

What are the consequences of interfering with nature?

Last year, researchers from the Columbia University Medical Center carried out a study that warned the scientific community that Crispr-Cas9 Gene editing can result in unintended mutations in genomes that go undetected.

There is a lot that we still don’t know about the technology, and scientists know essentially nothing about the potential long-term implications of this technique. There is nothing natural about editing the genes of a plant, and once people truly understand what is involved, many will avoid these foods the same way that they avoid GMOs today.

In the meantime, agricultural biotech firms are trying to make the most of the lack of regulation on gene editing in the U.S. as they speed up their development. Some of the foods in the pipeline include tomatoes that take a longer time to spoil, waxy corn with higher yields, apples that do not turn brown, wheat with a lower gluten content, and soybeans that resist drought. These advancements might sound good in theory, but what price will humanity ultimately pay for interfering with nature?

See more coverage at Biotech.news.

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Author: Isabella Z.

Source: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-08-16-crispr-gene-edited-food-crops-the-new-wave-of-gmos.html

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Video Shows Massive Fire Tornado That Killed Redding Firefighter


REDDING (KPIX 5) — Recently released video from Cal Fire shows the most intense tornado ever in California history that trapped and killed a firefighter in Redding last month.

37-year-old Jeremiah “Jeremy” Stoke was a longtime Redding Fire Department veteran. According to Cal fire, on July 26th, he was driving his truck in northwest Redding and helping evacuate residents from the Carr Fire when he got into trouble.  

Stoke radioed out a mayday call, saying he was getting burned over. Then his transmissions abruptly stopped.

The fire tornado exploded in the middle of what was already a gigantic and devastating wildfire.

The fire vortex was so unusual, Cal Fire investigators are still struggling to understand it.

While it was not the first documented fire tornado in California – a similar event happened at Coffey Park last October, for instance – but it was certainly the most powerful.

The actual vortex is visible in the video released by Cal Fire.


Even for fire researchers like Craig Clements, the director at the SJSU Fire Weather Research Lab, who had seen fire whirls before, it was an extraordinary event.

“You can clearly see the winds going like this and the circulations right here,” said Clements. “It’s an incredible sight.”

The video released by Cal Fire clearly shows the Carr Fire winds and flames moving in opposite directions forming a massive vortex.

The base of the fire tornado was 1,000 feet — the size of three football fields — with winds ranging from 136 to 165 mph, some of the worst in California history.

Peak temperatures inside the vortex rose as high as 2,700 degrees.

The aftermath left behind by the vortex was captured the next day by KPIX cameras.

Clements stressed the tornadoes themselves are not caused by climate change, though climate change may be contributing to more dry brush and fire fuel resulting in more extreme fire conditions.

Menlo Park Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman notes those conditions are partially a man-made phenomenon.

“There are things we can do. We can go in and mitigate the problem,” said Schapelhouman. “The predictability of what we could say was the norm before is completely out the window.”

He says there’s a need for more off-season controlled burns and vegetation management to help prevent extreme fire events that are becoming more common.

But as fire seasons worsen, Clements says technology is improving and may someday be able to help save lives, detecting fire tornadoes in its earliest stages.

“You can’t predict it, but you could potentially monitor fires with remote-sensing technology,” said Clements.

The SJSU Fire Weather Research Lab has lidar that — similar to how Doppler radar that can track rain and severe weather – can track smoke particles and detect fire vortex formation.

Clements says he can see a future where this technology — which is research grade right now — could be on every fire engine in the field.


It’s time to ask ourselves, who are we idolizing? Why do we idolize them? What type of activities are our ‘leaders’ engaged in and do they really care for the best interests of the human race?



Actor Jim Carrey’s Art Goes Viral: “Our Missile, Our Crime” In Yemen

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Responding to the now confirmed fact that it was a laser-guided MK 82 bomb made by Lockheed Martin that killed 40 children while they were riding inside a school bus in northern Yemen over a week ago, actor Jim Carrey has highlighted the crime in his latest art. In a now viral tweet posted to his official account Friday afternoon, Carrey wrote, “40 innocent children killed on a bus in Yemen.” And added, “Our ally. Our missile. Our crime.”

Disturbing Video Shows Cops Attack Dad, Taser Him As He Held His 2-month-old Baby

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A deeply disturbing video has been shared with the Free Thought Project showing multiple police officers surround a man — who was holding his two-month old baby — and taser him. The video, uploaded to Facebook by the man who took it, Kelvin Williams, shows Westland City police officers assault and arrest a man as he held his baby son.

Mexico Seizes Record 50 Tons Of Meth From Superlab

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

After locating a massive drug laboratory near the town of Alcoyonqui, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, personnel of the Secretariat of the Navy seized 50 tons of methamphetamine, allegedly from the Sinaloa Cartel, in the most significant drug bust of this kind in the history of Mexico.

UN chief suggests deploying UN-mandated armed forces to protect Palestinians

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The protection of Palestinian civilians could be improved by the deployment of UN-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers, a beefed-up UN civilian presence or expanded UN assistance, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wrote in a report on Friday. The United Nations General Assembly requested the report in a resolution adopted in June that condemned Israel for excessive force against Palestinian civilians and denounced the firing of rockets from Gaza into Israeli civilian areas. The resolution asked for proposals to ensure “the safety, protection and well-being of the Palestinian civilian population under Israeli occupation, including … recommendations regarding an international protection mechanism.”

California Wants to Force Restaurants to Only Offer Kids Milk or Water With Meals

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The California state legislature passed a bill this week requiring restaurants to make the default drinks for kids’ menus either water or milk. According to the text of S.B. 1192: “This bill would require a restaurant, as defined, that sells a children’s meal that includes a beverage, to make the default beverage water, sparkling water, or flavored water, as specified, or unflavored milk or a nondairy milk alternative, as specified. The bill would not prohibit a restaurant’s ability to sell, or a customer’s ability to purchase, an alternative beverage if the purchaser requests one.”

ISIS given ‘breathing space’ in parts of Syria under US-backed forces’ control

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Islamic State managed to regain access to Syrian oil fields and make profits from selling oil, a new UN report reveals. While the UN did not point fingers, the IS reemergence seems to occur in areas held by the US-backed forces.

We’re All Lab Rats In The Largest-Ever Monetary Experiment In Human History

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

There are ample warning signs that another serious financial crisis is on the way. These warning signs are being soundly ignored by the majority, though. Perhaps understandably so. After 10 years of near-constant central bank interventions to prop up markets and make stocks, bonds and real estate rise in price — while also simultaneously hammering commodities to mask the inflationary impact of their money printing from the masses — it’s difficult to imagine that “they” will allow markets to ever fall again.

WATCH: Cop Denied Immunity For Killing Unarmed Naked Veteran Suffering from PTSD

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Instead of reaching for his pepper spray or his Taser, a DeKalb County police officer drew his gun and killed an unarmed veteran suffering from bipolar and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Charged with felony murder and several other charges on in 2016, the officer claims the unarmed veteran was aggressively charging towards him even though witnesses dispute his “official” version of events. Now, a judge has ruled that the former cop is not entitled to immunity based on the self-defense claim.

Hackers Steal $13 Million from Bank ATMs in 28 Countries

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Just days after an FBI warning of the prospect of a worldwide mass hacking plot that could have millions withdrawn from bank accounts, Hackers managed to steal $13 million from ATMs across 28 countries.  The cybercriminals infected cash machines of India-based Cosmos Bank with malware, which allowed them to approve transactions and access client accounts, reports Yahoo News. Fake credit cards were used to drain the cash from the machines.

Feds ask court to force Facebook to break Messenger’s end-to-end voice encryption for MS-13 gang probe

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

In secret court proceedings, the U.S. government is trying to force Facebook to help wiretap Messenger. Facebook has declined, so the Justice Department is asking a judge for an order of contempt. “Our sources say the U.S. government has gone to court to force Facebook to break what it says is end-to-end encryption in Messenger voice calls,” says Joseph Menn of Reuters.

Trump: “Social Media Is Totally Discriminating Against Conservative Voices”

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Following the crackdown against Alex Jones and various other pundits on Twitter and other social media outlets, on Saturday morning President Trump joined the big tech censorship debate, and accused social media of “totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices”, claiming that the Trump administration “won’t let that happen”, and arguing that the platforms should allow both “good and bad” content online amid an escalating debate over social media’s growing censorship and role in policing content online.

Conspiracy Theorists Proven Right as TSA Body Scanners Rolled Out at Subway Stations

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

For years, those who have been paying attention to the ever-expanding police state that is the United States, have been warning of the slippery slope of TSA expansion. For years, these same people warned that TSA would soon be present at bus stations, malls, and subways. And now, this has begun to happen.

District Attorney that abused his power to help female drug dealers in exchange for sexual favors will not spend any time behind bars

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Bedford DA William Higgins, Jr. received his sentence on Friday, August 17 at 1:30 p.m. Higgins will not spend any time behind bars since he pleaded guilty to 31 charges in May. He was accused of using his power as a District Attorney to help female drug dealers in exchange for sexual favors.

Robbers grab purse with $75,000. Texas woman hangs on as they run her over, video shows

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

She had just gotten out of her car in Houston, Texas, when the robbers struck, video shows. The robbers had followed the woman from a nearby bank, where she had taken out $75,000 and put it in her purse on Friday, according to police. Then the woman arrived at a Valero gas station that she is believed to co-own, and got out of her car holding the purse around 10 a.m., KTRK reports.

FBI investigating cyber attack on CA Democratic congressional candidate’s campaign

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The FBI is investigating a cyberattack on the congressional campaign of David Min, a Democratic candidate in California… No word on who was behind the attack against Min’s campaign, why it was carried out, and what the hackers did with any data they got. But… Details of the hack, described to Reuters by people with direct knowledge of the case, highlight the concerns of national security experts who fear that campaigns are woefully unprotected as the November mid-term elections approach.

Russia Offers 2.5 Million Acres Of Farmland To China, Amid Worsening Trade War

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

China and Russia recently announced a new age of diplomacy between the two countries, at a time when President Trump is targeting both with precision-guided economic warfare… Earlier this week, Russia offered to bail out China from the trade war with Washington. Moscow offered 1 million hectares (2.5 million acres) of arable land available to Chinese farmers to meet its large-scale demand for soybeans — and of course, prevent a massive soybean shortage that would lead to political/social upheavals across the country.

Scientists sequence wheat genome in breakthrough once thought ‘impossible’

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Sequencing the wheat genome – once considered by scientists to be an insurmountable task – has been achieved through a worldwide collaboration of researchers spanning 13 years. On Friday the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published a detailed description of the genome of bread wheat in the journal Science.

Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80, his foundation said on Saturday. Annan, a Ghanaian national, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday, two of his close associates said.

US raises $300 million from allies for Syria stabilisation

Posted: 17 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The United States said on Friday it had secured $300 million from coalition partners to help stabilise parts of Syria retaken from Daesh, after President Donald Trump demanded that allies help carry the costs of the war. The State Department said it would redirect $230 million in frozen funding for Syria to other unspecified foreign policy priorities, while emphasising that the move did not signal a retreat by Washington from the Syrian conflict.


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After locating a massive drug laboratory near the town of Alcoyonqui, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, personnel of the Secretariat of the Navy seized 50 tons of methamphetamine, allegedly from the Sinaloa Cartel, in the most significant drug bust of this kind in the history of Mexico.

According to Sin Embargo News, the Secretariat of the Navy (Semar) said the synthetic drug was discovered in a rustic laboratory and two separate underground bunkers. The military operation, which began on Thursday evening, involved roughly 50 troops. It was only until Friday morning was the size of the cache realized.

A military source said the camp, of about 500 square meters, was operated by the Sinaloa Cartel. The laboratories were divided into four sections for the preparation of chemical precursor or base, rest, reactors, and cooling. Within the rural compound, there was a building for at least 30 people, but military personnel did not find anyone during the operation.

The drug was in a rustic “narcolaboratorio” and in two hiding places underground (Source/ Semar, via Cuartoscuro)

The laboratory was equipped with heaters, pans and light plants (Source/ Semar, via Cuartoscuro)

Only in the place of preparation, there were seven tons of meth ready for commercialization. (Source/ Semar, via Cuartoscuro)

The narcotic was in drums and sacks, Semar said. Photo: Special, via Northwest (Source/ Semar, via Cuartoscuro)

With the area fairly camouflaged from above and the surrounding town, troops found 180 drums, with a capacity of 60 liters (15.5 gallons) each, with stored meth. Authorities estimate 47 to 50 tons of the drug have been counted on site, both in liquid and solid forms.

A high command of the Navy confirmed that the seized drug belongs to the Cartel of the Pacific or Cartel of Sinaloa. (Semar, via Cuartoscuro)

Video: The Navy confiscated 50 tons of the drug in Sinaloa

“The largest confiscation of finished meth in the history of Sinaloa”, said the military official.

Military sources said the quality of the meth is high. A daily kitchen of this size can produce 200 kilos of meth (440 pounds). “The average cost per pound is $ 5,000 on the US border, and in Sinaloa about 25,000 pesos per pound (1,300 dollars) is paid,” said one of the military officers who participated in the operation.

The meth superlab in Mexico is very disturbing because ultimately it will end up in America’s inner cities and rural towns. The Centers for Disease Control estimates drug overdose deaths based on a current flow of mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System has just reached a record of 71,568 Americans in 2017.

That is a 6.6 percent jump in overdose deaths over 2016 and represents a rapid deterioration of America’s inner core: The middle class.

Here is a simple question: If the economy is the “greatest ever” as President Trump has described on Twitter countless times, then why are record Americans dying from drug overdoses?

As long as the American middle class continues to fracture, they will continue to demand low-cost drugs from Mexico.


Money: The Greatest Scam In History – What Is Money?

Published on May 7, 2016

“Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.” – Woodrow Wilson, former President of the United States. “Each and every time a bank makes a loan, new bank credit is created – new deposits – brand new money.” – Graham F. Towers Commercial Banks create money in the form of demand deposits, when they make loans to households or companies. When a bank makes a loan, a deposit is created at the same time in the borrower’s bank account. In that way, new money is created as a bookkeeping entry, with the loan representing an asset and the deposit a liability on the bank’s balance sheet. The Bank of England explains this process: “In the modern economy, most money takes the form of bank deposits. But how those bank deposits are created is often misunderstood: the principal way is through commercial banks making loans. Whenever a bank makes a loan, it simultaneously creates a matching deposit in the borrower’s bank account, thereby creating new money.” So where does money come from? In the United States, it comes from the Federal Reserve. When the U.S. government decides that it wants to spend another billion dollars that it does not have, it does not print up a billion dollars. Rather, the U.S. government creates a bunch of U.S. Treasury bonds (debt) and takes them over to the Federal Reserve. The Federal Reserve creates a billion dollars out of thin air and exchanges them for the U.S. Treasury bonds. So why does the U.S. government go to all this trouble? Why doesn’t the U.S. government create the money itself? Those are very good questions. One of the primary reasons why our system is structured this way is so that wealthy people can get even wealthier by lending money to the U.S. government and other national governments. Over the centuries, the ultra-wealthy have found lending to national governments to be a very, very profitable enterprise. But wait. There is a problem. Because the U.S. government must pay interest on the Treasury bonds, the amount of debt that has been created by this transaction is greater than the amount of money that has been created. So where will the U.S. government get the money to pay that debt? Well, the theory is that we can get money to circulate through the economy really, really fast and tax it at a high enough rate that the government will be able to collect enough taxes to pay the debt. And the creators of the Federal Reserve understood this as well. They understood that the U.S. government would not have enough money to both run the government and service the national debt. They knew that the U.S. government would have to keep borrowing even more money in an attempt to keep up with the game. That is why the Federal Reserve is a perpetual debt machine. The Federal Reserve central bank was created to trap the U.S. government in an endlessly expanding debt spiral from which there is no escape.




Retail Collapse: Here Are 2018’s 57 Biggest Store Closings

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Closed storefronts are typical in American cities across shopping malls that once flourished in commercial zones of suburbia are now empty and abandoned. As the retail apocalypse deepens, more than 3,800 stores are expected to close across the country this year. Department stores like Kmart, Macy’s, Sears, and JCPenney, and retailers including Best Buy, Payless, BCBG, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Bebe have decided to close dozens of locations.

Appeals Court: No Immunity For Shooting Innocent People 15 Times

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Two Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputies are hearing — for the fourth time — they’ll be personally responsible for a string of Constitutional violations resulting in them filling two innocent people with bullets. At this point, the officers have lost at the district level, the Appeals Court, got a partial remand (but no grant of immunity) from the Supreme Court, and are back in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals losing again.

It Begins: Comcast Now Wants to Pay You to Watch TV Online

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The popularity of streaming services like Netflix and Hulu has left traditional media corporations scrambling to retain viewers on their online platforms. This is most recently evident in the latest marketing idea from Comcast’s NBCU TV.

Neocons Hype Threat of “Iranian Hackers” to Justify Preemptive “Counterattack”

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Several reports in both American and Israeli media have recently been circulating the claim that Iran is increasingly likely to respond to draconian U.S.-imposed sanctions by conducting “cyberattacks” against the United States. According to this narrative, “Iranian hackers have laid the groundwork to carry out extensive cyberattacks on U.S. and European infrastructure and on private companies,” prompting the U.S. to consider launching a preemptive “counterattack” in response.

Monsanto Slammed With $289 Million Verdict In Historic ‘RoundUp’ Cancer Lawsuit

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A San Francisco Jury awarded $289 million in damages to a former school groundskeeper, Dewayne Johnson, who said Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller gave him terminal cancer. The award consists of $40 million in compensatory damages and $250 million in punitive damages.

Canada shooting: Four dead including two police in Fredericton

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Canadian police say a suspect is in custody after at least four people – two of them police officers – were killed in a shooting in the eastern city of Fredericton, New Brunswick. The city police confirmed the officers’ deaths on Twitter.

U.S. ‘Fine Tuning’ Of Saudi Airstrike Target List Creates Results

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

U.S. Deepens Role in Yemen Fight, Offers Gulf Allies Airstrike-Target Assistance

UN Puts Cost Of Syrian War Destruction At Nearly $400 Billion

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A group of United Nations experts have produced a figure which puts a price tag on seven years of war in Syria in terms of overall destruction to the country: nearly $400 billion. The UN just concluded a two day meeting of over 50 Syrian and international experts in Lebanon who met under the aegis of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). According to the AFP, the group of economic analysts concluded that the “volume of destruction in physical capital and its sectoral distribution” is estimated at more than $388 billion (334 billion euros).

Big Tech Colluded With Power Elite at 2013 Bilderberg Meeting; Re-cast as “Google-Berg”

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Big Tech has been in bed with the power structure for years. It should come as no surprise that the major tech companies would act in the globalists favor. Preceding the crackdown on alternative media like Alex Jones infowars, Bilderberg discussed big tech’s narrative of a “post truth” world during this year’s annual meeting in Turin, Italy.

Facebook teams up with NATO to censor news (Video)

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A new Reuters report confirms that social media censorship is taking a chilling geopolitical effect, as Facebook has been revealed as a top donor to the Atlantic Council, alongside Western governments, Gulf autocratic regimes, NATO, various branches of the US military, and a number of major defense contractors and corporations.

TSA Admits ‘Quiet Skies’ Surveillance Program Is Useless, Promises To Continue Engaging In Useless Surveillance

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

More news comes from the Boston Globe about the TSA’s “Quiet Skies” program. Having decided the skies were too quiet, the TSA started nominating people for surveillance based on god knows what and sent air marshals all over the US to tail “suspects” as they unsuspectingly went about their travels. Some of the targets included flight attendants and law enforcement officers. To those tasked with this futile (and likely unconstitutional) surveillance, the program is a waste of time and resources, if not a full-blown civil liberties catastrophe.

Lord Rothschild: The New World Order Is At Risk

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Over the past three years, an unexpected voice of caution has emerged from one of the most legendary families in finance: Lord Jacob Rothschild.

WATCH: Man Acquitted After Shooting at a Police Officer Because the Cop Shot First for No Reason

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Surveillance footage from outside of an Akron nightclub last year has just been released showing the moment Jamon Pruiett picked up a licensed handgun and fired it at some who just shot at him. Pruiett was later arrested for the shooting because the person he shot back at was a cop. Now, however, nearly a year after the shooting, Pruiett has been acquitted for the felony charge of shooting at an officer.

Vietnam arrests deputy security minister in unprecedented anti-corruption campaign

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

In a move that has stunned Vietnamese society, authorities in Hanoi have arrested one of the country’s most powerful security officials, allegedly for helping a business tycoon and former intelligence agent escape abroad. The move, which observes described as “unprecedented” in modern Vietnamese history, signals a widening of the anti-corruption campaign that started in 2016 and is now affecting Vietnam’s powerful intelligence agencies.

Man arrested for soliciting murder of ICE agents & threatening to slit McCain’s throat

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A Massachusetts man faces a five-year prison term for inciting violence against federal agents and politicians. Besides offering $500 for the head of an ICE agent, the suspect urged someone to slit the throat of Sen. John McCain. Law enforcement agents arrested Brandon J. Ziobrowski from Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday morning in New York. The 33-year-old was charged with “one count of use of interstate and foreign commerce to transmit a threat to injure another person.”

Watch Reporters Slam US For Refusing To Condemn Saudi-US Airstrike On Yemen School Bus In Live Briefing

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Just as expected, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert refused to condemn Thursday’s coalition airstrike on a school bus in Yemen, which left as many as 50 people dead and 63 injured — the vast majority of which were children. As we reported previously, Saudi-US/UK coalition jets scored a direct hit on the school bus packed with children as it drove through a crowded market place in Dahyan, in the rebel-held north of Yemen. During the State Department’s daily press briefing, Nauert was asked point blank by journalists, starting with the AP’s Matt Lee, whether the US condemns the attack.

Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas accused of trafficking drugs in Las Vegas

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts after being arrested along with a woman Tuesday at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort. Nicholas was arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy, Las Vegas police officer Larry Hadfield said Thursday. He added police responded to the casino-resort following a report from security, which had found contraband in a room.

Captive Audience: How Florida’s Prisons and DRM Made $11.3M Worth of Prisoners’ Music Disappear

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Florida Department of Corrections is one of the many state prison systems that rely on private contractors to supply electronic messaging and access to electronic music files and books for prisoners. Florida prisoners used Access Corrections’ $100 MP3 players to listen to their music purchases and access their other digital files. But the Florida Department of Corrections has terminated its contract with Access Corrections in favor of the notorious industry-leader Jpay…

Mike Pence Says America’s Space Force Will Seek Peace Through Strength

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Vice President Mike Pence delivered a speech on Thursday outlining President Donald Trump’s vision of a Space Force, an idea that Trump has repeatedly riffed about at rallies over the past several months.

Russian PM: “New US Sanctions Would Be Declaration Of Economic War”

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

As diplomatic tensions again escalate between the US and Russia following the announcement of new sanctions against Moscow earlier this week by the Trump administration, Russia’s prime minister Dmitry Medvedev warned the United States on Friday that Russia would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a declaration of economic war which it would retaliate against. Medvedev said Moscow would take economic, political or other retaliatory measures against the United States if Washington targeted Russian banks.

How to Deal with Passive-Aggressive People and Stop Their Toxic Influence

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:28 AM PDT

How to Deal with Passive-Aggressive People and Stop Their Toxic Influence

Do you want to know how to deal with passive-aggressive people?

Those of us who are straight-talking and no-nonsense types, nothing gets on our nerves more than passive-aggressive people. It is one of the most insidious and underhand ways of dealing with conflict. So why do some people continue to use it? More importantly, is there a way we can learn how to deal with passive-aggressive people?
People use passive-aggressive behaviour for a number of different purposes. The main reasons are a fear of direct conflict and a feeling of helplessness.

Before we go any further, if you are in any doubt as to what passive-aggressive behaviour is, here are some examples:

  • Pretending everything is fine when there is a problem.
  • Sulking, sullen, insulting behaviour.
  • Complaining loudly about a loved one within hearing distance.
  • Doing everything themselves, then getting angry that no one helps.
  • Giving a person the silent treatment.
  • Withholding love, praise, affection or sex.
  • Deliberately failing to cause another person problems.
  • Intentional inefficiency or sabotage.
  • Withholding important information on purpose.
  • Going behind a person’s back to undermine them.
  • Spreading nasty rumours or gossiping.
  • Noncommittal in their agreements.
  • Going back on their word so you never know where you are.
  • Do something half-assed.
  • Allowing a problem to escalate through deliberately doing nothing.
  • Being late in order to escape a situation.
  • Continual procrastination, forgetting or denying.
  • Flaring up over the slightest situation then making out it was a joke.
  • Always playing the victim.

Recognise any of these signs? Are you ready to learn how to deal with passive-aggressive people?

How to deal with passive-aggressive people:

1. Recognise that it is passive-aggressive behaviour

Passive-aggressiveness is all about subterfuge and dishonesty. You have to be a detective in order to unravel the behaviour for what it is. Therefore, identifying and recognising the behaviour is the first step in dealing with passive-aggressive people.
It is a kind of battle in which one side is using underhand tactics to be hostile. Once you see it as a battle, it empowers you to act. The minute you start to show leniency you’ve lost. Passive-aggressive behaviour is all about power struggles between two parties. Like a tug-of-war. Give an inch and you’ll lose ground.

2. Get the person to admit they are using passive-aggressive behaviour

This might be difficult. The whole point about passive-aggressive behaviour is that it is covert.
The best way to get someone to admit what they are doing is to ask a lot of open-ended questions. These are questions that require more than a yes or no response. They get the person to open up about what’s troubling them.

3. Don’t take it personally

The worst thing you can do when a person is acting in a passive-aggressive manner is to take it personally. There could be all kinds of reasons why a person uses this behaviour to avoid conflict.
Reasons why people use passive-aggressive behaviour:

4. Stay calm

If you are anything like me, passive-aggressive people will drive you nuts. It’s really important, however, to stay calm and not get angry.
Passive-aggressive behaviour is extremely negative. If you get angry, you’ve turned the negativity back onto yourself. You’re now dealing with feelings of anger and frustration when what you need to focus on is their behaviour.
Diverting attention away from the actual problem is exactly what these people want. If you exert a calm air of assertiveness, it shows you cannot be manipulated.

5. Be assertive

Talking of being assertive, you can also communicate in an assertive manner. There are many ways of being assertive, including:

  • Using ‘I’ and not ‘you’ as this stops the other person feeling as if you are blaming them.
  • Maintain natural eye contact that it comfortable and not intimidating or frightening.
  • Speak in slow and even tones and avoid using high-pitched or whiny tones.
  • Use open body languages such as open palms and smiles that communicate a sense of warmth and likeability.
  • Don’t be accusatory.
  • Listen to the person’s point of view and acknowledge their feelings.
  • Wait for them to express their feelings and then put your points across in a calm and matter-of-fact way.

6. Don’t react in anger to their behaviour

Passive-aggressive types want an immediate reaction. Preferably an angry one. This is why they use this kind of behaviour in the first place – to provoke you.

If you do react in anger, all you are doing is reinforcing negative behaviour. By ignoring it, you stop it in its tracks. However, just because you shouldn’t react in anger, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t react at all.

7. Do confront their behaviour

Knowing how to deal with passive-aggressive people is key to stopping it for good. So you should confront them, but be clear and stick to the facts. Don’t generalise, use specific incidents as examples.
For instance, it’s no good being vague about a person’s procrastination at work. Saying things like, “You never get things done!” won’t get the situation resolved. You need to point out specific projects where the person didn’t start the work on time.

8. Be positive to counteract the negativity

What is the best solution to negativity? Relentless positivity of course! Just as some people kill others with kindness, so should you blast out those positive vibes! So what is a good way to engage in a positive manner?
Set realistic goals and time limits if your passive-aggressive pal is prone to procrastination. Be inclusive for those who feel left out or ignored. Offer positive reinforcement for young passive-aggressive offenders (children that use this behaviour to get out of chores etc.).

More than anything, make the person feel as if they’ve been heard, the problem acknowledged and their feelings validated.

9. Put yourself in their position, get them to see yours

In other words, provoke and invoke empathy. Whatever the situation, if you see it from their point of view, you’ll gain insight into what’s bothering them. It might not make sense, but at least you’ll have a clearer idea of how to move forward.
Not only that but get them to see things from your point of view and they’ll have some perspective.

10. If all else fails…

Finally, if you’ve tried everything and you still can’t get a resolution, you might have to back off altogether.
It is possible that this person has serious issues that only a professional can deal with. You must remember that you are not a therapist, and you have to consider your own mental health and stability.
It’s perfectly acceptable to remove yourself from the situation and get on with your own life. That’s your main responsibility. Try your hardest but if you can’t help, don’t feel bad, know that you did your very best.

  1. https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/
  2. https://psychcentral.com/

Thanks to: https://www.learning-mind.com

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Google tracks your movements, like it or not: Report

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.

US, Turkey Declare Economic War

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Relations between the US and Turkey — a key American ally and home to NATO’s second-largest army — hit a new low on Friday, with the presidents of both countries rhetorically declaring economic war on each other. And over the course of a single day, the Turkish lira lost 17 percent of its value.

Britain’s Biggest Home Improvement Chain May Dump Monsanto’s “Roundup” After Cancer Lawsuit

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

One of the UK’s largest home improvement chains, Homebase, is considering dropping Monsanto’s Roundup line of weedkiller products amid growing concern over their use, after a California jury awarded dying former school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson $289 million in damages in a lawsuit alleging Roundup caused his advanced stage cancer.

Vimeo removes Infowars content

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Vimeo has pulled Infowars content from its site for violating the platform’s standards. A spokesperson for the video hosting service told Business Insider on Sunday that the Infowars videos “violated our Terms of Service prohibitions on discriminatory and hateful content.”

YouTube Now Adding ‘Fact Checks’ to Any Video That Questions Global Warming

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

After YouTube’s March announcement that it would place links to Wikipedia on videos that spur conspiracy theory to inform viewers, the video platform is now placing fact checks on any video that questions global warming.

Monsanto Ordered To Pay Former Groundskeeper Nearly $290 Million In Damages

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A San Francisco jury Friday ruled in favor of a former Benicia Unified School District groundskeeper who claimed the chemical glyphosate – contained in the popular herbicide “Roundup” – caused his cancer.

REPORT: The U.S. intelligence community wants to use DNA as the next data storage trove

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The amount of electronic data we generate every year is quickly outstripping the capacity of the latest storage systems. The U.S. intelligence community wants a new storage material that can accomodate all that data. In an article on Live Science, they are looking into a rather concerning source that is known to store dense amounts of data: Human DNA.

Neocon Bill Kristol Celebrates Social Media Purge

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Straussian philosophy has no tolerance for guys like Alex Jones. In its universe of funhouse mirrors distorting reality there is no room for serious opposition.

Horrifying UN Report Details Widespread Child Rape by High-Level UN Employees

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A deeply disturbing report has finally been released by the United Nations detailing the rampant sexual exploitation of children by UN employees that is widespread, throughout multiple countries. While pieces of the report were released previously, the full report, detailing the scope and horrifying nature of the abuse was only just released in July.

Government’s Own Report Shows Tax Dollars Spent in Afghanistan Have Boosted Opium Production

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

As the longest war in United States history approaches yet another anniversary, the U.S. is being forced to admit that after pouring billions of dollars into “counternarcotics efforts” in Afghanistan, the result has been an overwhelming increase in opium production. The recent report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) reveals that U.S. taxpayers spent $8.62 billion in Afghanistan between 2002 and 2017—solely on combatting poppy cultivation and drug production. The result was an absolute failure, and the report confirmed that “Afghanistan remains the world’s largest opium producer, and opium poppy is the country’s largest cash crop.”

Guided Bomb Fragments At Site Of Yemen Bus Airstrike Trace Back To Lockheed Martin

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A prominent Yemeni journalist who throughout the war has been instrumental in getting images and information out of the country ahead of Western journalists has photographed and examined fragments from one of the exploded missiles found at the site of the US-Saudi coalition airstrike on a school bus in Yemen, which left as many as 50 people dead and 63 injured — the vast majority of which were children.

Ex-CIA officer faces arrest over alleged Montenegro coup plot

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Prosecutors in Montenegro have called for the arrest of a former CIA officer, accusing him of involvement in an alleged Russian-backed coup attempt in 2016. The former CIA operative, Joseph Assad, has rejected the charges, saying he had been in Montenegro to provide personal security advice to a western political consultant, and calling on the US to reject any extradition request.

The Grand Irony of RussiaGate: The U.S. Becomes More Like the U.S.S.R. Every Day

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Poor consumer choice. Poor resource allocation. Poor quality consumer products. Poor environmental management/outcomes. Hyper-vigilance and hyper-control of Government over its people. Dodgy Utilities. The difference is that the Soviet Union had a better healthcare system than USA currently has and better housing availability for common people. How’s the irony! Capitalism and Communism ultimately end up with similar outcomes and for the same reason: Cartel behaviours and cronyism. Exactly. When the system is rigged to benefit insiders, cartels, cronies and elites at the expense of the many “outsiders,” the status quo must mask this reality with propaganda and Big Lies: that is, keep repeating the lie until people believe it due to its embrace by “experts” and authorities.

UPS Workers Inadvertently Make Instructions on How Police Should Deal With Dogs WITHOUT Killing Them

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

One of the unfortunate things that police in America have become notorious for in recent years, is the shooting and killing of innocent family dogs. Sadly, “Police Kill Dog” is not an uncommon segment of headlines across the nation. It happens so often that it has its own category on The Free Thought Project’s website as well as many other media outlets. According to an unofficial count done by an independent research group, Ozymandias Media, a dog is shot by law enforcement every 98 minutes.

Toxic cloud over Antwerp port prompts evacuation as firefighters tackle chemicals on fire

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Toxic smoke from a massive smoldering fire has triggered an evacuation in the Port of Antwerp. Firefighters are still battling the blaze, which produces “poisonous substances,” according to officials. Some 5,000 tons of nickel sulfide caught fire in a warehouse of one of Europe’s largest seaports, the Port of Antwerp, on Saturday afternoon. The smoke from the blaze, which engulfed a large area, may cause irritation and odor nuisance, police say.

EU seeks details from Saudi Arabia on women human rights arrests amid Canada row

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The European Union has asked Saudi Arabia to shed light on the arrests and charges facing women human rights activists, saying that the detainees should be granted due process to defend themselves. Saudi Arabia has in recent months detained several women’s rights activists, some of whom had campaigned for the right to drive and an end to the kingdom’s male guardianship system. The detentions have triggered a major diplomatic row with Canada after the Canadians demanded the immediate release of the jailed activists.

Police Bodycams Can Be Hacked to Doctor Footage

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

AS THEY PROLIFERATE, police body cameras have courted controversy because of the contentious nature of the footage they capture and questions about how accessible those recordings should be. But when it comes to the devices themselves, the most crucial function they need to perform—beyond recording footage in the first place—is protecting the integrity of that footage so it can be trusted as a record of events.

Baltimore police officer suspended after video shows him repeatedly punching man

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A Baltimore police officer has been suspended after a viral video showed him repeatedly punching and tackling to the ground a man who did not return the blows, authorities say. Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said Saturday police were investigating the incident in the video and that it “deeply disturbed” him. The investigation will include a review of body camera footage, Tuggle added in his statement.


Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Norway will begin testing a free heroin program in order to help some of its drug-addicted citizens, its health minister said on Friday.  The Scandinavian country has one of the highest drug mortality rate in Europe, with about 81 deaths per million in 2015, according to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. The country is behind its neighbors Estonia, which has a drug overdose rate of 132 deaths per million, and Sweden with has about 22 deaths per million people.

Free-Speech Monopoly – The Game Is Rigged

Posted: 11 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

In early America many cities had ‘town squares’ in which citizens could stand on soapboxes and shout out various messages. Our First Amendment protects such speech. The Internet is today’s town square. The soapboxes are social media.

Nearly 10K people have gotten cancer from toxic 9/11 dust

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The city is approaching a terrible milestone — nearly 10,000 people have suffered cancers linked to the toxic dust and smoke at Ground Zero, The Post has learned.

US Household Debt Hits Record $13.3 Trillion

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Total household debt hit a new record high, rising by $82 billion to $13.29 trillion in Q2 of 2018, 3.5% higher than a year earlier according to the NY Fed’s latest household debt report. It was the 16th consecutive quarter with an increase in household debt, and the total is now $618 billion higher than the previous peak of $12.68 trillion, from the third quarter of 2008.  Overall household debt is now 19.2% above the post-financial-crisis trough reached during the second quarter of 2013.

An 11-Year-Old Changed Election Results On a Replica Florida State Website in Under 10 Minutes

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes during the world’s largest yearly hacking convention, DEFCON 26, organizers of the event said.

Russian Military Spy Software is on Hundreds of Thousands of Home Routers

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Russian military is inside hundreds of thousands of routers owned by Americans and others around the world, a top U.S. cybersecurity official said on Friday. The presence of Russian malware on the routers, first revealed in May, could enable the Kremlin to steal individuals’ data or enlist their devices in a massive attack intended to disrupt global economic activity or target institutions.

‘Deeply Disturbing’: For Second Time This Year, Facebook Suspends Left-Leaning teleSUR English Without Explanation

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

‘Deeply Disturbing’: For Second Time This Year, Facebook Suspends Left-Leaning teleSUR English Without Explanation “It seems like the censorship power many people on the left want Silicon Valley executives to unilaterally exercise might end up being wielded against the left. One good way to know that would happen is that is already is happening.”

Venezuelan Pirates Spread Fear Across The Caribbean

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Vessels sailing in the vicinity of Trinidad and Tobago are now under threat of being the victims of piracy for the first since the 1700s. According to a report from the Washington Post, in the wake of Venezuela’s economic and societal collapse, criminals desperate to earn a living have taken up the centuries-old crime and are attacking yachts and fishing vessels along the coast of South America.

New Website Lists Barred Pentagon Contractors Getting Work

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The General Services Administration has added a web page that lists Pentagon contractors that have received waivers for new contracts despite having been barred from government work because of fraud-related charges.

Oh Look, Yet More Efforts To Strangle Broadband Competition

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A major component of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 was the idea of line sharing, or local loop unbundling. Simply put, the rules set forth required that incumbent telcos needed to share their networks with smaller competitors, providing wholesale access to bandwidth. It was an effort to foster something vaguely resembling competition in the broadband space by letting smaller companies piggyback on existing network infrastructure. The thought was that because the barriers to market entry were so high (both politically and financially), this could help smaller competitors gain footholds that would otherwise be impossible.

There’s a Fentanyl Crisis in the United States. Nebraska Is About To Murder Someone With It on Purpose

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

As Nebraska prepares to complete its first state-sanctioned execution in two decades, human rights groups are condemning the death penalty and denouncing officials for operating under a “cloak of secrecy” in obtaining the drugs that will be used to kill Carey Dean Moore—substances that have caused tens of thousands of accidental deaths across the U.S. in recent years.

An 11-Year-Old Hacked a Mock Florida Election Site in 10 Minutes

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The security of the U.S. election system just lost a vote of confidence. At the annual hacker conference DefCon, Emmett Brewer, an 11-year-old boy from Austin, Texas, was able to change the results on a mock Florida election website. It took him 10 minutes.

‘Citizens Police Academies’ are used to improve community relations and influence voters

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A recent article in KSFY revealed that the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is training citizens to act like cops. Because that is what America needs right now, more police These ‘citizen cops’ go through a ten-week training program called ‘Citizens Academy’ which teaches them to take part in fingerprinting, shooting a taser, A.L.I.C.E. training and much more.

Ajit Pai loses in court—FCC can’t kill broadband subsidy in Tribal areas

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A US appeals court has blocked the Federal Communications Commission’s attempt to take a broadband subsidy away from Tribal areas. The FCC decision, originally slated to take effect later this year, would have made it difficult or impossible for Tribal residents to obtain a $25-per-month Lifeline subsidy that reduces the cost of Internet or phone service for poor people. But on Friday, a court stayed the FCC decision pending appeal, saying that Tribal organizations and small wireless carriers are likely to win their case against the commission.

Nuclear fallout detected in Australian sheep in 1979 has been attributed to a covert nuclear test

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A RADIOACTIVE dust cloud swept over Western and South Australia. It wasn’t the British. Nor the US or French. A new study says it was probably a covert test by Israel. IN 1979, a strange ‘double flash’ was observed by a satellite as coming from between South Africa and Antarctica. It was a telltale cue. That kind of flash was usually a nuclear explosion. Almost 39 years later, there appears to be fresh evidence that’s exactly what it was.

Westminster car crash treated as terror attack

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament. The vehicle swerved into cyclists and pedestrians shortly after 07:30 BST, injuring three people. The suspect, in his late 20s, is not believed to be known to MI5 or counter-terrorism police, and is not co-operating with officers.

Strzok GoFundMe Raises $250,000 Within Hours

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A GoFundMe launched by the “Friends Of Special Agent Peter Strzok” has raised over $250,000 from over 6,000 people in less than 24 hours, after the fired FBI agent tweeted a link to the campaign yesterday. The campaign, which originally sought to raise $150,000 has now raised its goal to $350,000 – and at this rate, it won’t take long to get there.

Ultra-Wealthy Elitists Are Having Their Brains Frozen So That They Can “Come Back To Life” 100s Of Years In The Future

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

One way that some ultra-wealthy people are attempting to extend their lifespans into the future is through the emerging science of cryogenics. Some are having their entire bodies frozen, and others are having just their brains frozen, but it is very expensive…

Censorship Is What Happens When Powerful People Get Scared

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Anyone who tells you the recent escalation of censorship by U.S. tech giants is merely a reflection of private companies making independent decisions is either lying or dangerously ignorant. In the case of Facebook, the road from pseudo-platform to willing and enthusiastic tool of establishment power players is fairly straightforward.

‘Dozens dead’ as major road bridge collapses in Genoa

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Dozens of people are reported to be dead after a large section of a road bridge collapsed in the northern Italian city of Genoa. Rescue workers say about 10 vehicles were involved when a 200m (650ft) section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed during a sudden and violent storm.

The Internet Just Crowdfunded the Release of 4,358 CIA Mind Control Documents

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A crowdfunding campaign has succeeded in raising the funds necessary to pay a Freedom of Information Act request fee for documents related to the CIA’s controversial MKUltra program.

Sweden Is Burning: Migrant Gangs Unleash Coordinated Fire-Bomb Rampage Across Multiple Cities

Posted: 13 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Many Swedes were horrified in early 2017 when U.S. President Donald Trump linked immigration to rising crime in Sweden, but an increasing number now agree with him. Amid soaring crime rates, gang violence, complaints about education, and pregnant mothers even being turned away from maternity wards due to a lack of capacity, resentment in Sweden has built over the influx of more than 600,000 immigrants over the past five years.



Mysterious X-37B military space plane nears one year in orbit

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B miniature space plane has winged past 340 days in orbit performing secretive duties during the program’s fifth flight.

Pope Lectured Trump On Family Separation, But Silent On Priest Child Molestation Report

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Just last month, Pope Francis lectured President Donald Trump for separating children from their criminal parents (and random child-abusing drug smugglers posing as their “parents”) caught illegal entering America at the border.

Uncle Sam Wants You: Treasury Depends More on Domestic Bond Buyers

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Keep in mind, the Fed can simply monetize the debt, if enough suckers/bond buyers can’t be found. This is similar to check kiting, but since it involves trillions of dollars, they came up with a more innocuous sounding term for the practice: Open Market Operations.

Satanic Temple statue unveiled at Arkansas State Capitol

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Members of the Satanic Temple held a “Rally for the First Amendment” yesterday at the Arkansas State Capitol, where they unveiled an 8.5-foot bronze statue of Baphomet with two adoring children at his side to the Arkansas State Capitol. The Satanic Temple is suing the Federal Government for the right to permanently install the statue on the Capitol grounds, arguing that since the Capitol has a Ten Commandments monument, other religions must be allowed to display their symbols there, too.

BBC Crimewatch Reconstruction of Salisbury Poisonings Shelved After Director Gives up and Considers New Career

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The BBC’s plans for a one-off episode of Crimewatch, reconstructing events in Salisbury on 4th March, have had to be abandoned after running into a series of problems, according to the programme’s director, Hugh Dunnit. Despite his desire to make the reconstruction as realistic as possible, after weeks of filming Hugh says he has given up, citing a loss of confidence in his professional abilities, after failing to get the details to make any sense.

Shocking Report Details How CIA Hubris Exposed Agents In China, Resulting In 30 Executions

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A bombshell new report in Foreign Policy reveals that up to 30 CIA agents and assets working in China were identified and executed by Chinese counterintelligence over a two year period after the CIA’s encrypted communications system was infiltrated. The report is based on former and current unnamed CIA officials who were part of the program, which established a network of spies across China. The in-country spies communicated with their CIA handlers via an online system capable of being logged into from any laptop or computer.

If You Want to Survive this Election with Your Mental Health Intact, Turn Off the “News” and Social Media Now

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Since elections are extremely profitable for traditional media / social media corporations, your sanity will gleefully be sacrificed in the upcoming election–if you are gullible enough to watch the “news” and tune into social media.Elections are extremely profitable because candidates spend scads of cash on media adverts.

Syria – Pentagon Plants High ISIS Numbers To Justify Occupation

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The U.S. aim in Syria is still ‘regime change’. The Pentagon has made it clear that it wants to stay in the country even after the Islamic State vanished. A little propaganda trick is now used to create a justification for its continuing occupation. The report by the UN Security Council’s Sanctions Monitoring Team on ISIS, in parts discussed here, includes a number that smells of bullshit and manipulation

The One About a Russian Satellite “Raising Alarm” with U.S.

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A mysterious Russian satellite displaying “very abnormal behaviour” has raised alarm in the US, according to a State Department official. “We don’t know for certain what it is and there is no way to verify it,” said assistant secretary Yleem Poblete at a conference in Switzerland on 14 August.

China Notes Signs of US Decline Behind Bloated New Pentagon Budget

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

China has expressed serious concern about the new United States military budget, which explicitly notes the U.S.’ “long-term strategic competition with China” as a top priority and raises the government’s annual investment in the military to an unprecedented $716 billion – an exponentially higher budget than that of any other defense department across the world.

The San Onofre Nuclear Plant Is a ‘Fukushima Waiting to Happen’

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Southern California Edison is keeping 3.6 million pounds of lethal radioactive waste at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant in San Clemente. The waste poses a significant threat to the health, safety and economic vitality of the region’s more than 8 million residents. But Edison’s plan for storing it is unnerving at best.

Pentagon says China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on U.S. targets

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

China’s military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while “likely training for strikes” against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said. “Over the last three years, the PLA has rapidly expanded its overwater bomber operating areas, gaining experience in critical maritime regions and likely training for strikes against U.S. and allied targets,” the report said, using an acronym for China’s People’s Liberation Army.

Satanic temple sparks uproar by unveiling statue of goat-headed, winged creature called Baphomet in state capitol

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Satan worshippers turned out to cheer the unveiling of a bronze statue dedicated to a goat-headed, winged creature called Baphomet in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Satanic Temple organisation arranged the rally outside the Arkansas State Capitol building to protest a Ten Commandments monument already on the grounds.

DOJ Sues Ivanka’s Ex-Business Partner for Massive Fraud

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Justice Department is suing a friend and former business partner of Ivanka Trump for his alleged role in schemes to defraud the federal government out of millions of dollars in tax liabilities on his father’s estate. Filed last month and reported here for the first time, the suit follows an August 2017 POLITICO investigation of alleged financial wrongdoing by New York businessman Moshe Lax and glaring irregularities in the Internal Revenue Service’s handling of a $27 million lien on his father’s estate.

While Trying to Kill a Family’s Dog, Cop Shoots 11-year-old Boy Instead

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Once again, a cop’s fear of a dog has put others in harm’s way, and, once again, an innocent person was hurt. This time, an 11-year-old boy was struck by a police officer’s bullet when the officer was attempting to kill his dog. This week, a deputy from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was responding to a call over a possible disturbance at a home. When the deputy knocked on the door, the 11-year-old boy answered and—like most dogs in the world do when they hear a knock at the door—his pup ran out.

CEO compensation surges dramatically while average workers get no significant pay raise – report

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A recent report by the Economic Policy Institute shows that top managers are getting higher compensation every year, while their employees’ salaries barely change.

“This Is A Very Dangerous Outbreak” WHO Chief ‘Worried’ Over Ebola In DRC

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The director of the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging a ceasefire between armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as raging conflicts in the region have hampered efforts to stop a new Ebola outbreak which is transmitting freely, reports the Daily Mail. So far 41 deaths had been reported as of August 1 between the DRC’s North Kivu province, including the cities of Beni and Mangina.

Doctor who worked for the Queen killed in London traffic accident

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A doctor who used to work for Queen Elizabeth has been killed in a traffic accident on Wednesday. Peter Fisher, 67, died at the scene after his bicycle was in collision with a truck in central London. “We are all deeply shocked and saddened to learn that Dr Peter Fisher tragically died in a road traffic accident yesterday,”Gill Gaskin, medical director at University College London Hospitals, said.

Somalia: Daesh imposes tax on local businesses

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A militant group associated with Daesh in Syria and Iraq has started levying taxes on businesses in Somalia, Garowe Online reported yesterday. “The traders and businesses in Bosaso city continue to work in fear after being asked huge sums of money by Islamic State [Daesh] branch in the region,” a local businessman said anonymously. “Al-Shabaab has been and is collecting taxes in the past without killing anyone or threatening. This is a new problem initiated by the Islamic State-linked group in the region.”

130 Chicago Officers Account for 29 Percent of Police Shootings

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

FROM MICHAEL BROWN to Laquan McDonald, the names of victims of police shootings have become rallying cries for police reform across America. Reporters have uncovered vital information about these victims — their educational, work, and criminal backgrounds, as well as their family circumstances and mental health — and those facts have shaped a debate about the significant racial discrepancies in police use of force that is still ongoing.

The Rainmakers: How Human Beings Control the Weather

I remember as a child when fires happened, rain often followed. What is stopping it now?   Who is wanting these fires?  See the last picture below of how simple ionizers along with dust particles can be used to create rain within a few hours.  We have the dust particles from the forest.  Our government created 52 artificial rain storms in Abu Dhabi desert for 11 million dollars (Scientists Create 52 Artificial Rain Storms in Abu Dhabi Desert) with as little as 30 humidity on days when NO (ZERO) rain was predicted.   So why is our government letting California, Oregon and Colorado burn.  Why?  By design? 

Gizmodo – by Andrew Tarantola

Humans have been trying to control the weather since the day we traded in our spears for shovels. Cultures from every corner of the globe have worshipped rain-granting deities, and our sci-fi villains have been obsessed with flood and drought. But in the modern era, we no longer have use for the old water gods. We’ve got the technology, finally, to make the clouds do our bidding.  

That’s not to say that the transition from praying for rain to manufacturing rain was an easy one, or even that the current methods are the most effective possible. The history of weather modification, the act of intentionally manipulating the atmosphere, has had its fair share of charlatans and crackpots. You may have guessed that, considering this scientific school has grown out of pure superstition.

Cloudbusting Was a Bust

The most famous weather modification quack has got to be Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich. Like L. Ron Hubbard without the cult, Reich performed dozens of scientifically unsound experiments throughout the ’50s and ’60s which resulted in highly questionable results not well-regarded by the mainstream scientific community.

Reich’s weather modification techniques were among his most absurd attempts at innovation. He used a series of hollow tubes, like a giant metal pan flute, attached to flexible metal hoses at their rear, which were in turn attached to slightly smaller hollow metal tubes whose open ends are dipped in a pool of water. This contraption supposedly harnessed “orgone energy” from the water and attracted it from the atmosphere, converting it into moisture. Sort of like a lightning rod, but bullshit.

Cloud Seeding: The Atmosphere’s Test Tube Baby

Cloud seeding is the opposite of cloud busting. For one thing, it’s a real thing. The process has been replicated numerous times both in the lab and in the field and is backed up by years of peer-reviewed scientific research. For another, it impregnates clouds to instigate the precipitation process rather than magically gathering them using dark energies.

Cloud seeding is currently used all over the world—including throughout the United States, China (where it is used to clear smog in Beijing), India, and Russia—to enhance precipitation, both rain and snow, while inhibiting hail and fog. And it actually works.

Cloud seeding takes effect by spraying microscopic particles like aluminium oxide or silver iodide to affect the development of condensation by acting as artificial ice nuclei. They effectively give ice crystals something to grow on. The downside of cloud seeding is that it requires that the surrounding air already contain a certain percentage of water vapor; you can’t make something from nothing.

The particulate method, specifically using silver iodide, was discovered by none other than Dr. Bernard Vonnegut, Kurt Vonnegut’s brother, in 1971. Since Silver iodide has a similar crystalline structure to ice, it forms an artificial reef of sorts for ice crystals to grow on.

Vincent Schaefer, however, is credited with discovering the principles of contemporary cloud seeding in 1946. After a hike up New Hampshire’s Mount Washington with Nobel laureate Irving Langmuir, Schaefer developed a supercooled cloud system (where the liquid water vapor is at most 0 degrees C) out of a deep freezer in his lab in order to study the effects of ice crystal growth in a variety of mediums from talcum powder to table salt to top soil. The cloud for these experiments consisted of a large breath of air exhaled into the freezer. However, on one hot summer day, the freezer simply couldn’t work hard enough to get the chamber sufficiently cold, so Schaefer helped the process along, dropped some dry ice in there, and promptly discovered a way to instantly transform supercooled water vapor into ice. Further experiments successfully replicated the effect, with -40 degrees C as the transformative limit for supercool liquid water.

Unlike silver iodide, which gives the crystals somewhere to start, the dry ice method simply drops the temperature low enough to incite spontaneous crystallization while producing a vapor supersaturation. They’re typically delivered by aircraft, which light silver iodide flares as they fly through clouds, or by ground-based delivery systems like Howitzers and anti-aircraft guns.

Though dry ice and silver iodide are the two primary methods of cloud seeding, liquid propane and table salt are also used. Salt has proven especially effective in warmer clouds, such as those in Mexico and South Africa, because the salt crystals cause larger droplets to form than otherwise would and precipitate out of the cloud more readily.

America’s cloud seeding efforts are well documented. In the sweltering summer humidity of Alexandria, Virginia in 1948, mayor Carl B. Close ordered a cloud seeded with dry ice and was almost immediately rewarded with .85 inches of rain—during a drought. And while international treaties now forbid using weather modification for war, from March 1967 through July 1972, the U.S. military’s 54th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron carried out Operation Popeye, an extensive cloud-seeding effort to extend the monsoon season over Vietnam in the hopes of miring the Ho Chi Mihn Trail for an extra 30 – 45 days a year. The squadron’s motto: “make mud, not war.”

The UAE’s Ionizers: Tearing the Sky a New One

The United Arab Emirates is a land rich in wealth but poor in precipitation. That’s why president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has had the nation’s top scientific minds secretly toiling for years to create a new means of weather manipulation that would work more effectively in the region’s extreme temperatures. The result: The biggest Ionic Breeze on Earth.

Ionic Breeze devices are giant ionizers mounted atop tall steel poles and were built by the Swiss company, Metro Systems International. The devices generate massive ionic fields, positively charged ions ground back to the Earth while the negatively charged ions rise into the atmosphere. As they rise, the negative ions (electrons) collect particles of dust on the way up. These flecks act as seeds for ice crystal formation, much as silver iodide does except without the need for clouds. As long as the atmospheric humidity is at least 30 percent, the system supposedly works even in clear skies.

In the summer of 2010, 100 such emitters were spread over five sites in the Al Ain region. During July and August alone, when the area typically receives zero rainfall, it reportedly rained on 52 separate occasions, often with gusting winds and sometimes hail. The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology monitored the project and backed the study’s findings. This could be huge for the Middle East, where water is often in short supply and desalinization plants are nine-figure investments (and another eight-figures a year to run). The ionizers reportedly only cost $10.5 million to build and $8.9 million a year to operate.

Atlanta and the Clean Air Act

But why spend all that money when you can just curb air pollution to the same effect? That’s what Atlanta did.

When the Clean Air Act went into effect in 1970, nobody could have possibly foreseen the immediate and incredible effects it would have on the environment. In the first five years following the bill’s enactment, small particle emissions (under 10 micrometers) decreased by 40 percent nationwide. In the following two decades the average rainfall in Atlanta jumped 10 percent and stayed there.

Turns out the air pollution caused by Atlanta-area factories in the ’50s and ’60s resulted in less efficient clouds. That is, the small particle size of the pollution was great for forming clouds, but terrible at creating precipitation. For that, you need larger particles as well. “You don’t want tons of little ones, which is what Atlanta had in the ’50s and ’60s,” Jeremy Diem, a climatologist at Georgia State University, told Scientific American.

The Sky’s the Limit

During its hosting of the 2008 Olympics, China went far beyond a grandiose opening ceremony. The PRC reportedly had 30 airplanes, 4,000 rocket launchers, and 7,000 anti-aircraft guns on the ready to obliterate any potential precipitation. This raises more than a few technical and ethical questions, like “what are the environmental and pathological consequences of spraying large amounts of silver iodide into the atmosphere?” and “If China can stop rain on a whim for the Olympics, what’s to keep them (or any nation) from weaponizing that ability?”

On the other hand, there is also significant upside to our methods of weather control beyond just making it rain. Many of the same techniques can be used, for instance, to mitigate the destructive force of hurricanes.

Overall, while weather modification techniques can be hit or miss, the future of the science looks promising. With advances in large-scale systems modeling and atmospheric research, we may soon be able to control the weather with the touch of a button. And that’s when the real fun begins.




70,000 people protest US army base in Okinawa

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Around 70,000 people protested the Japanese government’s plan to relocate a US air base within Okinawa island. Locals say the base will hurt the environment and claim they have sacrificed enough for Japan’s security alliance. The demonstrators gathered at a park in the prefectural capital of Naha on Saturday, in an attempt to urge the central government to abandon their plan to transfer the US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma from the crowded town of Ginowan to the less populated coastal region of Nago.

“Serious Incident” Unfolds As NATO Jet Accidentally Launches Secret Missile Near Russian Border

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Estonia’s defense minister has halted a NATO war exercise in Estonia pending an investigation after a fighter jet deployed in northeast Europe accidentally fired a secret missile during training. Authorities are now searching for the rocket, which was shot over the Baltic country’s airspace by a Spanish fighter jet this week near the Russian border.

DNC serves WikiLeaks with lawsuit via Twitter

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Democratic National Committee on Friday officially served its lawsuit to WikiLeaks via Twitter, employing a rare method to serve its suit to the elusive group that has thus far been unresponsive.

Corporal Punishment and the American Identity

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Around the world, Americans have the reputation of being soft with their children. There are internet memes and jokes around the world mocking American children, presenting them as whiny, first-world brats whose parents and teachers never say “no” to them. Tourists from Asia or other parts of the world are warned to avoid slapping or smacking their children while visiting the United States, as this could result in legal consequences. Though it is not obvious, this is largely contrary to the longstanding reputation of the United States throughout most of the country’s history. Furthermore, statistics show that this stereotype is inconsistent with how the overwhelming majority raise their children.While  the American media, academia, child-rearing classes, and almost every public voice opposes punishing children physically, Americans simply disagree, and continue to disagree, despite being bombarded with the opposing viewpoint.

“Missiles” of an “Economic War” Launched at Turkey, Warns Erdogan

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

President Tayyip Erdogan denied on Saturday that Turkey is in a currency crisis, dismissing a plunge in the lira as ‘fluctuations’ unrelated to the country’s economic fundamentals. Speaking after US President Donald Trump doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium imports, Erdogan described Friday’s 18 percent fall in the lira to a record low as the “missiles” of an economic war waged against Turkey, Reuters said.

Turkish lawyers want US soldiers arrested for ‘ties to coup movement’

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Turkish lawyers are calling for US soldiers at Incirlik Air Base to be arrested, alleging they have ties to the movement behind the 2016 coup attempt. They want the base searched via warrants and flights leaving it to be halted. As the political row between Ankara and Washington intensifies, the attorneys from the pro-government Association for Social Justice and Aid ask for the “arrest of the commanders of the US Air Force who are the superiors of the soldiers based at Incirlik and took a role in the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016.”

Congressman: Germany’s release of Sept. 11 money man ‘unfathomable’

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch is slamming Germany’s early release of a 9/11 money man, calling it “unfathomable” to set free someone who helped the hijackers who seized Flight 11 and Flight 175 out of Boston, launching the War on Terror.

Containers of Hurricane Donations Found Rotting in Puerto Rico Parking Lot

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

At least 10 trailers full of food, water and baby supplies donated for victims of Hurricane Maria were left to rot at a state elections office in Puerto Rico, where they broke open and became infested by rats. Radio Isla, a local radio station, posted a video Friday showing cases of beans, water, Tylenol and other goods covered in rat and lizard droppings.

The Landmark Monsanto Verdict May Not Have Been Possible Without Activism and Alternative Media

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

On Friday, a landmark case against Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller concluded in San Francisco in which a jury awarded $289 million in damages to a former school groundskeeper, Dewayne Johnson, concluding that Roundup gave him terminal cancer. Naturally, Monsanto announced that they are going to appeal this case. However, what this case illustrates is a massive shift in the tide against the chemical behemoth. Had Johnson attempted this lawsuit just three years ago, he would’ve likely been laughed out of the courtroom. Thanks to the relentless independent investigations and independent media, however, this is all changing.

Conservative Twitter voices say they are being attacked with malicious ‘abusive speech’ complaints

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Several prominent journalists raised alarm at baseless complaints being sent to Twitter over stories on sensitive topics, such as the activities of British spy Christopher Steele, and links between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and China.

US Judge Approves Seizure of Citgo, Stealing the Venezuelan Asset

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Deleware approved the seizure of Citgo, the Venezuelan state’s external asset that sells their oil in North America in a ruling yesterday. While it is unclear what exactly this ruling means it is likely going to further rip control of Citgo from Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PdVSA), the parent company in Caracas.

Saudi Coalition Promises to Investigate Airstrike That Killed Nearly 50 Kids

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Saudi-led coalition attacking Yemen has promised that they will carry out an investigation following Thursday’s attack in the Saada Province. In the strike, Saudi warplanes attacked a schoolbus outside of a crowded marketplace, killing at least 50, mostly children.

Seattle Airport Employee Hijacks Plane, Does Barrel Roll, Then Crashes With F-15’s In Hot Pursuit

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A 29-year-old airline worker at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport hijacked an airplane Friday night, performed aerobatic maneuvers, and then crashed into sparsely populated Ketron Island as two National Guard F-15 fighter jets followed closely behind.

In Shocking UN Accusation, China Said To Hold 1 Million Uighur Muslims In “Massive Internment Camps”

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A breaking report based on findings of a United Nations human rights panel accuses China of holding up to one million ethnic Uighurs in what the report says resembles a “massive internment camp that is shrouded in secrecy”.

Foreigners face ban on buying homes in New Zealand after apocalypse bolthole fad hikes prices

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Foreigners are to be banned from buying homes in New Zealand after a spate of millionaires seeking luxury doomsday boltholes has apparently crowded out local buyers and pushed up property prices. Following purchases by rich expats, including tech billionaire Peter Thiel – PayPal founder and early Facebook investor – and disgraced former NBC host Matt Lauer, who lost his job after allegations of sexual misconduct – the New Zealand government is preparing to crack down on the trend.

WATCH: Cops Set Up “Bait Truck” In Low-Income Neighborhood To Entrap Poor People In To Stealing

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Police in Chicago have recently come under criticism for setting up a “bait truck” in a low income area with the intent of enticing people to steal from it. The truck was left wide open with expensive goods like brand new shoes and appeared to be unsupervised. But there were police watching just out of view, waiting to catch anyone who might give into the temptation.

World Bank to issue world’s first blockchain bond

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The World Bank is taking a step into the brave new world of digital finance to sell the first-ever bond to be issued entirely using blockchain technology, the bank announced Friday. More than just funds, the World Bank aims to gain experience using blockchain — a digital public registry of transactions — that could lead to “a golden future” for financial services for developing nations, a bank official told AFP.

440 injured in clashes between anti-government protesters & riot police in Romania (PHOTOS)

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Hundreds of people have been injured after a massive anti-corruption rally in Bucharest, spearheaded by expats calling on the government to resign, turned violent, forcing riot police to use water cannons and tear gas. Bucharest’s Victoriei Square became a scene of violent clashes with police warning the protesters in advance that they would not tolerate disorder. Despite the warnings, several groups of protesters calling for the resignation of the Social Democrat Party-led government tried to break through a security line. Police responded by firing tear gas and deployed water cannons against the crowd.

5 Best Natural Antibiotics & Anti-virals To Destroy Superbugs And Just About Everything Else

by EraOfLight

lyb eraoflightSir Alexander Fleming discovered the antibacterial power of the mold Penicillium notatum in 1928. Even though it was a natural healing agent effective in destroying Staphylococcus aureus and other noxious bacteria, the pharmaceutical industry got hold of nature’s bounty and it became — along with multiple other Big Pharma inventions — the nightmare of modern antibiotics, causing as many problems for mankind as they Read more of this post

Google and Facebook Were Created by the CIA

Posted: 16 Aug 2018 05:51 AM PDT

Google and Facebook Were Created by the CIA

The Tech Giants are taking a lot of heat in the independent media lately but they’re really just privatized arms of the US intelligence apparatus.
The rise of Big Tech can be correlated to legislative and technological developments created for achieving “Total Information Awareness” in the wake of the 2001 Patriot Act and the 2007 Protect America Act, which directly enabled NSA’s PRISM surveillance program. These Silicon Valley datamining and social engineering platforms have since grown to have the greatest market capitalizations of all other corporations on Earth.
Skirting the law, the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) is being used to compel virtually all big data corporations, from phone companies to ISPs to social media platforms to supply NSA with their user data. In 2013, The Washington Post reported that “98% of PRISM production is based on Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft.”
One begins to understand why newspapers and TV truly are the Dinosaur Media. While their one-way data flows of Fake News may have some propagandistic utility, their low interactivity and low correlation with reality create a Garbage-in-Garbage-Out dissonance which interferes with the project to construct a digital facsimile of everything on this planet and beyond, aka the Internet of Things (IOT), the Global Information Grid (GIG) and all of the machine learning that will be needed to drive autonomous vehicles, etc., using the 5G network.
So, what’s all the rush to roll out the IOT? We’ve heard that data is the new money, which is literally the case with cryptocurrencies and this is germane to the Global Currency Reset people have been talking about for the past 10 years. With Saudia Arabia vowing to go green, US-sanctioned countries circumventing the petrodollar and many European jurisdictions planning to phase out gasoline engines in just a few years, it’s clear that the age of invading oil-rich countries to control their resources is coming to an end and with it, the petrodollar that dominated that era.
The Empire will need to dominate the next era by controlling all of the data, hence the GIG and making everything into a giant Sim City, where everything and everyone will become a node on the network and if your social credit gets downgraded, well, that’s life in the emerging technocracy. That’s actually life right now.
The Truth Factory does a great job of explaining how the Tech Giants were incubated and fostered by the CIA and the Pentagon’s Highlands Forum into becoming the illegal monopolies that they are and how something’s got to give.


Thanks to: https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net

Free Speech Under Fire: Globalists Bet On Chinese Dominating the Internet’s Future

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Globalists and tech companies are signaling a willingness to submit to EU/China internet regulation. Under the backdrop of “Russian meddling” and “fake news” narratives there is an expectation among tech elites that internet regulation and law in the west will yield to a Chinese model.

Cost to Dismantle First Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier: “Up to $1.5 Billion”

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Six years after decommissioning USS Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the U.S. Navy is still figuring out how to safely dismantle the ship

FBI Warns of ‘Unlimited’ ATM Cashout Blitz

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning banks that cybercriminals are preparing to carry out a highly choreographed, global fraud scheme known as an “ATM cash-out,” in which crooks hack a bank or payment card processor and use cloned cards at cash machines around the world to fraudulently withdraw millions of dollars in just a few hours.

Bayer Stock Nosedives After Jury Finds Monsanto Guilty of Covering Up Cancer Risks

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

For those who’ve for years been fighting Monsanto, affectionately known as the world’s most evil corporation, a San Francisco jury’s decision last Friday to fine the company $289 million is earth-shattering news. Apparently financial markets and analysts agree.

WATCH: Cop Stomps Handcuffed Man’s Head, Stands on His Neck With His Boot, Tried to Steal Video

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Wilkes-Barre, PA — A disturbing video surfaced this week showing a Wilkes-Barre police officer appear to kick a handcuffed suspect in the head and stomp on his neck while he was detained on the ground. In spite of the video, Officer Kevin Novackowski has been cleared by two internal investigations.

Appeals Court: No Immunity For Border Patrol Agent’s Murder Of 16-Year-Old Mexican Citizen

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Earlier this year, US Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz was acquitted of second degree murder for killing a 16-year-old Mexican resident by firing sixteen bullets across the border into a Nogales, Mexico street. Ten of those hit Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, killing him in Mexico, but with bullets fired from the United States… The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the lower court’s stripping of Swartz’s qualified immunity.

10 Numbers That Prove That America’s Current Financial Condition Is A Horror Show

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

America’s long-term “balance sheet numbers” just continue to get progressively worse. Unfortunately, since the stock market has been soaring and the GDP numbers look okay, most Americans assume that the U.S. economy is doing just fine. But the stock market was soaring and the GDP numbers looked okay just prior to the great financial crisis of 2008 as well, and we saw how that turned out…

Scientists capture the speed of death as it rages through a cell

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

For the first time ever, scientists have witnessed death itself moving through a cell and have measured its speed. The revolutionary finding could hold potential for the future treatment of cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists from the Stanford University School of Medicine witnessed the wave-like motion of cell death and published their groundbreaking findings in the journal Science.

Hacker Finds Hidden ‘God Mode’ on Old x86 CPUs

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Some x86 CPUs have hidden backdoors that let you seize root by sending a command to an undocumented RISC core that manages the main CPU, security researcher Christopher Domas told the Black Hat conference here Thursday (Aug. 9).

Strzok fired by FBI but still works for the CIA

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok was fired by the bureau on Monday over a series of controversial anti-Trump text messages which Peter Strzok and his former lover Lisa Page had exchanged during the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. However, the press has failed to report that Strzok was an agent for both the FBI and CIA at the same time.

Mom of Newborn Reported to State for Eating a Poppy Seed Bagel

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

When a mother in labor seemed to test positive for opiates, that alone was enough to get her reported for drug use. To make matters worse, she claimed that she hadn’t actually been using drugs.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Admits to Committing and Continuing to Commit a Federal Crime—No Charges

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

In the land of the free, the court and legal systems, as well as law enforcement, operate on two separate planes—one for the politically connected class, and one for everyone else. In case after corrupt case, cops, politicians, judges, and law makers are busted committing often horrific crimes and they face no consequences. The most recent egregious example of this separate treatment under the law comes out of New York and involves the state’s top official, the governor.

The Internet Is Crowdfunding the Release of 4,358 Secret CIA Mind Control Documents

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

John Greenewald has spent his life trying to pry secrets out of the US government. Now, he’s asking for some help to get his hands on some of the most elusive documents he’s ever tried to nab. On Wednesday of last week, Greenewald, who runs the declassified-document clearinghouse the Black Vault, started a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise money for the fee the Central Intelligence Agency is charging him for his latest Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

Secret Report Reveals Torture Used in Saudi-led Coalition Prisons in Yemen

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Al Jazeera received a secret report prepared by former military officials who worked with the Saudi-UAE alliance in Yemen on the conditions of prisons and secret detention centres and forced disappearances. The information in the report matched the testimonies of prisoners and abductees given to human rights activists. Such details also reinforced what had been revealed by the Associated Press in previous investigations.

British UFO Researcher, Who Died After Vomiting Black Liquid, Had His Laptop Wiped by Authorities

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A conspiracy theorist’s laptop and mobile will be analysed at an inquest into his death after the UFO expert vomited two litres of black fluid and died aged 39. Max Spiers’s laptop was wiped when authorities returned it after his death more than two years ago during a trip to Poland to attend a conference.

UAE: Up to 25 years in jail for cyber criminals

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The UAE has made an amendment to a 2012 Cyber Crime law, increasing financial penalties and extending jail terms to up to 25 years for terrorism related activity, WAM Agency reported today. Those engaging in cybercrimes in the UAE can be sent to jail for a period not exceeding 25 years in addition to a fine up to some $1 million.

Divide & Conquer on Full Display as Media Devotes Days of Attention to 20 White Nationalists in DC

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Approximately 20 white nationalists rallied in the nation’s capital over the weekend on the anniversary of the face off in Charlottesville, Virginia and the media has incessantly devoted round the clock coverage of it for the last week. Why is that? In the days leading up to the protest, the mainstream media essentially acted as advertisement for the tiny group of white nationalists who’s lackluster turnout would have likely gone entirely unnoticed otherwise. The divide was stoked so much that hundreds of counter protesters showed up ready for battle only to be sadly disappointed that they had no one to scream at.

Saudi Crackdown On Canada Could Backfire

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Like many spats these days, the Saudi Arabia/Canada one started with a tweet. Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland called for the release of Samar Badawi, a women’s rights activist who is the sister of jailed blogger Raif Badawi, whose wife is a Canadian citizen. The arrests had taken place in OPEC’s largest producer and leading exporter Saudi Arabia, which has amassed its wealth from oil and now looks to attract foreign investors as it seeks to diversify its economy away from too much reliance of crude oil sales. Canada’s foreign ministry’s global affairs office urged “the Saudi authorities to immediately release” civil society and women’s rights activists.

U.S. teachers’ union urges pensions to cut investment in private prisons

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A labor union representing American teachers on Friday urged pension funds to cut their exposure to investment firms that have funneled millions of dollars into private prisons, saying the companies are getting rich on the U.S. government’s practice of separating migrant families.

Russia to dump more US Treasuries in retaliation against sanctions

Posted: 12 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Moscow will continue selling off its holdings of US Treasury securities in response to the new penalties Washington is ready to introduce against Russia in the near future, according to Russia’s Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. The minister added that the government will stick to the plan of moving away from the US dollar for international trade, as it recently proved to be a “risky” payment method.

US Officials Warn Of “Disturbing” Russian Space Weapons At UN Conference

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

US officials at a UN conference expressed “deep suspicion” of Russia for its advancement in the creation of “space weapons.” Assistant Secretary of State Yleem Poblete called Russia’s developments “disturbing.”

After Suspending Personal Account Of Alex Jones, Twitter Restricts Infowars As Well

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Following the suspension of Infowars founder Alex Jones, Twitter has restricted the Infowars account as well. The account will be restricted from tweeting, but will still be able to browse Twitter and send direct messages to other users, while users will still be able to view the account, reports BuzzFeed News.

Another Big Tech Attack on Free Speech, Stefan Molyneux Handed Two “Strikes” on YouTube

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A right-wing pundit’s YouTube page is on the verge of a total ban after he racked up two “strikes” for violating community standards, likely the result of leftist targeting.

New Mexico Judge Cries Islamophobia In Decision To Free Jihadi Compound Suspects

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Reactions have ranged from shock to disbelief at a New Mexico judge’s decision to free five suspects operating a heavily armed camp where prosecutors allege 11 malnourished children were being trained for jihad while on the FBI’s radar… New Mexico judge Sarah Backus on Monday released five alleged Muslim extremists on a $20,000 “signature bond” (meaning they don’t have to pay it) – while effectively admonishing the prosecution for Islamophobia.

FBI: Sheriff was bribed to shelter drug dealer for 15 years

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Federal authorities say a Mississippi sheriff gave protection for years to a drug dealer who robbed other dealers and kicked back stolen money and drug profits to the lawman. The illegal partnership began about 15 years ago when Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer — who resigned Tuesday — began helping a then-teenage drug dealer, federal officials allege in a sworn statement .

Tax Havens Shelter Illegal Fishing and Amazon Deforestation, Study Finds

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A first-of-its-kind study published Monday shows that tax havens don’t just shelter the wealth of celebrities and large corporations—they also obscure the financial transactions behind environmental destruction. The study, published in Nature Ecology and Evolution by the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University and Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere (GEDB) at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, found that 70 percent of vessels involved in illegal fishing were registered in tax havens and that 68 percent of the foreign capital transferred to sectors involved in the deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon was moved through tax havens.

Weed-killing chemical linked to cancer found in some children’s breakfast foods

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A new report found glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that some health authorities link to cancer, in a number of popular breakfast foods and cereals marketed to children. The study by the non-profit Environmental Working Group(EWG) discovered trace amounts of the most widely used herbicide in the country in oats, granolas and snack bars. Thirty-one out of 45 tested products had levels higher than what some scientists consider safe for children.

Lockheed gets a second hypersonic weapons contract, as US tries to keep pace with Russia and China

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Lockheed Martin has won a second multimillion-dollar Air Force contract to design a hypersonic weapon prototype, as the U.S. tries to match Russia and China in hypersonic development. The award, which is “not-to-exceed” $480 million, comes four months after the Bethesda, Maryland-based defense giant won its first hypersonic weapons contract. Development will take place in Orlando, Florida, under Lockheed’s missiles and fire control unit and is expected to be completed by November 2021.

Report Shows FDA Manipulating and Ignoring Science on Kratom

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

In a detailed white paper released today, AKA scientists and attorneys claim, “The FDA has also misled the DEA, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) with incomplete, inaccurate, extrapolated, and distorted information on adverse events and deaths allegedly associated with the use of kratom to encourage unwarranted legislative and regulatory restrictions on kratom at the federal, state, and local government levels.”

TSA Defends Orwellian Secretive Domestic Surveillance Program

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The TSA has broken its silence to defend its alarming domestic surveillance program called “Quiet Skies” which allows the agency to use teams of armed Air Marshals to follow, track and surveil virtually anyone. TSA administrator David Pekoske told CBS news in a recent interview that the program “…makes an awful lot of sense, to be able to look at some risks that we think exist on certain flights and put air marshals on those flights.”

Lira Surges After Qatar Pledges To Invest $15 Billion In Turkey

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Turkish Lira, which has been rising all day after an earlier attempt by Ankara to crush shorts by reducing the amount of swap transactions to just 25% of bank capital, down from 50% – a move right out of the PBOC playbook which forces a short squeeze – got another boost moments ago when Anadolu news agency reported that Qatar has pledged $15 billion in direct investment in Turkey.

The FCC Says Net Neutrality Lawsuits Are Moot Because It Already Repealed Net Neutrality

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Federal Communications Commission is making every effort to shut down lawsuits against its decision to repeal net neutrality, including employing some arcane and somewhat desperate legal strategies. Put as simply as possible, the FCC wants to have a previous court decision on net neutrality rules scrapped from the legal record, which would eliminate a precedent for net neutrality proponents currently challenging the agency. The FCC’s reasoning for requesting the scrap, though, is that those net neutrality rules don’t exist anymore…because the FCC reversed them…which is why they’re being challenged in court in the first place.

Gowdy vs FBI Peter Strzok in EXPLOSIVE Exchange at Congress Hearing on anti-Trump

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

‘Anti – Trump Texts’ FBI Agent Peter Strzok Testifies before House Oversight committees on Russia Probe, and the man who blamed the American people? Trey Gowdy can finally see some of the corruption that he has shown the American people. What Trey Gowdy continues to show the American people, and more than likely the reason he wants to leave Washington, is because when the politicians of deep state commit crimes, they don’t have to do the time.

SmartDrive claims in-cab truck surveillance cameras are “saving the planet”

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Last week I thought I saw it all, when I learned that Waldo Photos is trying to convince parents that “facial recognition at summer camps is fun.” I thought, things could not get any crazier. That was until I heard of a company called SmartDrive Systems (SDS). According to SDS’s own video, truck drivers who don’t want in-cab surveillance cameras “have something to hide!” SDS is trying to use scare tactics to convince truck drivers that in-cab surveillance cameras are for their safety. SDS cameras do more than just record what is happening in the cab of a truck. According to an article in Talk Business & Politics, SDS cameras record when a truck driver speeds, brakes, takes a U-turn or takes a corner and their seat belt usage.

Children Suffering from Trauma After Cops Raid Wrong Home, Hold 9yo and 6yo Boys at Gunpoint

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Two little boys who used to look up to police have been traumatized and their view of police tarnished after a SWAT team burst into their home at night and held the entire family at gunpoint, including the children. The family was innocent and the raid was on the wrong home.

BBC Caught Cherry-Picking Anti-Privacy Computer Scientists for Segment

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The BBC was caught red-handed engaging in manipulation after it declined to invite a potential guest for a segment on computer security, turning the expert down because he refused to state why it would be a good idea to put “back-doors” into cryptographic systems.

First group of Syrian kids arrives in Russia for military education

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Eight kids from the Syrian “School for Late Heroes’ Children” have arrived to St. Petersburg and are now preparing themselves for studies in various Russian military schools, a popular daily reports. The head of the Syrian Culture Center in St. Petersburg, Waddah al-Jundi, has told Izvestia daily that the eight children are expected to begin their studies in Russian military schools on September 1, as part of the recently signed agreement that allows Syrians to study in Russian military schools for free, given that they prove their knowledge of Russian and pass all necessary medical tests.

Ron Paul feels threatened by same people who took down Alex Jones

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

At 2:53 minutes Ron Paul mentions how the same elements that took Alex Jones down wants to take them down. He also mentions how he has caught hell from google & Facebook over his content.

Twitter Suspends Alex Jones Over Offending Tweet

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The campaign to silence Alex Jones finally crossed over into Twitter – which until now had faced intensifying media scrutiny and criticism for its hands off approach and tolerance of Jones’ posts on the platform – when on Tuesday, Twitter suspended the conspiracy theorist and blogger for violating the social media company’s policies, in a stark reversal for Jack Dorsey who previously bucked the trend by other tech giants to muzzle the InfoWars creator.

MIT Computer Model Predicts Dramatic Drop In Quality Of Life Around 2020 And The “End Of Civilization” Around 2040

Posted: 14 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Is humanity approaching a major turning point?  A computer model that was originally developed in 1973 by a group of scientists at MIT is warning that things are about to dramatically change.  If the computer predictions are accurate, our standard of living will start to decline dramatically around the year 2020, and we will witness the “end of civilization” around the year 2040.  Of course this is not the first time ominous predictions such as this have been made about our future.  For years, experts have been warning that we are heading for severe shortages of water, food and oil as our limited natural resources begin to run out.  For years, experts have been warning that our economic model is not sustainable and that we are heading for a historic collapse.  For years, experts have been warning about the alarming increase in seismic activity all over the planet and about the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.  Society is crumbling all around us, and the elements for a “perfect storm” are definitely coming together.

Report Finds 100 Priests in One City Ran Horrific Pedophile Ring, As Gov’t Looked the Other Way

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

As a scathing grand jury report reveals that hundreds of Catholic priests in the state of Pennsylvania sexually abused young children, a portion focuses specifically on Pittsburgh where nearly 100 priests are accused of running a pedophile ring where they helped each other prey on helpless children with no oversight. The report claims that at least 99 priests in the Pittsburgh Diocese were involved in the pedophile ring—nine of whom were not named—and they received help from local officials who refused to explore investigations into the abuse because it was considered “bad publicity” for the Catholic Church.

After Releasing Suspected School Shooters, Child Killers, Feds Trash Compound, Destroying Evidence

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

After releasing five suspected terrorists — accused of plotting school shootings and killing a toddler — authorities raid their compound and destroy potential evidence.

Our “Prosperity” Is Now Dependent on Predatory Globalization

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

So here’s the story explaining why “free” trade and globalization create so much wonderful prosperity for all of us: I find a nation with cheap labor and no environmental laws anxious to give me cheap land and tax credits, so I move my factory from my high-cost, highly regulated nation to the low-cost nation, and keep all the profits I reap from the move for myself. Yea for free trade, I’m now far wealthier than I was before.

Mass-Casualty Incident: Dozens Overdose On Synthetic Marijuana In New Haven

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Office of Emergency Management in New Haven, Connecticut, has reported a mass casualty incident involving at least 71 people who have overdosed from synthetic marijuana with 52 of them near a Connecticut city park, authorities said late Wednesday. A majority of the overdoses were located in the vicinity of the New Haven Green, a park near Yale University, throughout the day Wednesday, according to officials.

2015 United Nations Paper Proposed Government Licensing To “Supervise Content” Online

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

In recent purge, globalists are following long existing plans to censor internet. In 2015, the Washington Post warned that the United Nations was attempting to “…transform the Web from a libertarian free-for-all to some kind of enforced social commons“.

TSA’s Transit Police use full-body scanners to search and watchlist commuters

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

It has been a year, since I warned commuters that the TSA wanted to install full-body biometric scanners at train stations.  And just like last year, the MSM interviewed one person that is fine with losing their rights. Last year, I warned commuters that full-body scanners come equipped with watchlist software.

Rappoport: Beyond an artificial world

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Futurists are inclined to predict a world in which AI (artificial intelligence) will take over a major portion of what is now human activity. In a matter of decades, for example, they say one computer will have more capacity than all the human brains on the planet put together. Then, the prediction goes, AI will be virtually human, or more than human.

Can US Sanctions Suffocate Russia in Arctic?

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Today, the largest economic states express their interest in the Arctic. Vast natural resources constitute the reason for their interest. Moreover, the Arctic is one of the few places on the planet that have yet to be delineated, because initially the region was not divided between the countries neighboring it. At least five states are claiming national arctic zones: the United States, Canada, Russia, Norway and Denmark. All these countries have access to the coast of the Arctic Ocean.

Radioactive sheep shed light on secret Israeli nuclear weapons test

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Newly discovered data from radioactive sheep provides strong evidence that a mysterious “double flash” detected almost 39 years ago near a remote island group was a nuclear explosion.

Pepe Escobar: Economic War On Iran Is War On Eurasian Integration

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Hysteria reigned supreme after the first round of US sanctions were reinstated against Iran over the past week. War scenarios abound, and yet the key aspect of the economic war unleashed by the Trump administration has been overlooked: Iran is a major piece in a much larger chessboard.

EU Fears British Spies “Bugged” Secret Brexit Talks

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The last time European Union officials were being spied on – and questioned it publicly (after Edward Snowden exposed the reality) – it was the Obama administration in 2013.

Weed-Killing Carcinogen Glyphosate Found In Children’s Foods

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The known carcinogen and infamous weed killing chemical glyphosate has just been found in breakfast foods marketed for children. A new study has discovered trace amounts of the most widely used herbicide in the country in oats, granolas, and snack bars.

Trump Strikes Back at ‘Ringleader’ Brennan

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

At war with current and former intelligence officials since before he was elected, Donald Trump Wednesday moved to strip Barack Obama’s CIA chief of his security clearance, though worse may be in store for John Brennan, says Ray McGovern.

Fracking Wastewater Spikes 1,440% in Half Decade

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Between 2011 and 2016, fracked oil and gas wells in the U.S. pumped out record-breaking amounts of wastewater, which is laced with toxic and radioactive materials, a new Duke University study concludes. The amount of wastewater from fracking rose 1,440 percent during that period.

AT&T Sued After SIM Hijacker Steals $24 Million in Customer’s Cryptocurrency

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

It has only taken a few years, but the press, public and law enforcement appear to finally be waking up to the problem of SIM hijacking. SIM hijacking (aka SIM swapping or a “port out scam”) involves a hacker hijacking your phone number, porting it over to their own device (often with a wireless carrier employee’s help), then taking control of your personal accounts. As we’ve been noting, the practice has heated up over the last few years, with countless wireless customers saying their entire identities were stolen after thieves ported their phone number to another carrier, then took over their private data.

Chinese firm touting ‘innovative’ software to beat US rivals is found using parts of Google’s code

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A Chinese technology firm that made an internet browser it claims is used by the government and can break the “monopoly” of U.S. software has been found to use parts of Google’s Chrome browser. Redcore, a Chinese start-up said it has developed “core technology” with “independent intellectual property rights” in regards to its browser.

Lockheed Martin Awarded Over $3 Billion in Govt Contracts in Just Two Days, As Military Frets About Russian, Chinese Advances

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The U.S. Air Force announced within the span of two days earlier this week that it had awarded over $3.3 billion in contracts to U.S. weapons giant Lockheed Martin. The first of these contracts, totaling $480 million, was announced on Monday and tasked Lockheed with designing a new “hypersonic” missile. The new missile, known as the Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW), is the second “hypersonic” missile under development at Lockheed, as the U.S. Air Force awarded a $928 million contract to the company this past April to develop the Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon (HCSW) program.

Deaf 76-year-old Woman Knocked Unconscious and Arrested Over Alleged Jaywalking

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

In Dublin, CA Hui Jie Jin was walking home from the grocery store last year when she says she was attacked by a deputy who “violently threw” her to the ground, knocking her unconscious. The 76-year-old deaf woman wasn’t robbing a store or threatening to harm someone—she was crossing the road in a manner unfit for the police state—otherwise known as jaywalking.

Alex Jones’ flagship radio station shut down by Federal Communications Commission

Posted: 15 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The US communications regulator has shut down Alex Jones’ flagship radio station and slapped it with a $15,000 fine. The news comes after the controversial commentator was banned from a range of social media outlets. A lawsuit filed in the US District Court in Austin this week accuses Liberty Radio of operating without federal consent since at least 2013, the Austin American-Statesman reports.

Screaming In Arabic As Burqa Gets Caught In Escalator, Veiled Shopper Prompts Stampede Out of French Mall

Gateway Pundit – by Damien Cowley

Shoppers mistake cries of djellaba-clad woman for terrorist attack.

Panic ensued Thursday evening in the French city of Montpellier after a women in North African garb began screaming in Arabic as her garment became trapped in a shopping mall escalator.

Local media report that the startled woman’s cries set off a chain reaction which saw shoppers flee towards the exits of the southern beach city’s Polygone Shopping complex, believing a jihadist attack to be underway.  

Upon seeing dozens flee from the veiled woman, other shoppers became panicked and themselves fled, resulting in a terrified stampede from the mall towards Montpellier’s Place de la Comédie, according to police. A police statement noted that several witnesses believed they heard the distressed woman cry, ”Allahu Akbar”, a slogan often heard during Islamic terror attacks.

“I heard the yelling, then I saw the customers bolt towards the main exit and the emergency exits, and I did the same thing”, one eye-witness explained to local news outlet, Le Metropolitain.

Thursday evening’s panic was described by one observer as a mundane incident which led to the unfolding of surreal scenes in the popular shopping mall. Normality resumed quickly afterwards, local media reports, with no injuries having occurred.

Whilst short-lived, the unlikely drama speaks of rattled nerves and a larger climate of insecurity in France;

In February 2017, an ”imminent” terrorist attack was thwarted in the city following the arrest of a local jihadist network, whilst in March of this year, three people were killed in jihadist attacks in Carcassonne and Trèbes, both in the same region.

According to French counter terrorism agencies, the foiled 2017 attack involved a three person group on the verge of launching suicide bombings at a touristic site in Paris and an unspecified target in MontpellierExplosives recovered from a make-shift laboratory in a suburb of the city were intended for use in a suicide vest, investigators revealed, following anti-terror raids in the region last spring.

Gateway Pundit

Something Just Happened

Posted: 30 Jul 2018 01:57 PM PDT


Something Just Happened


Something has happened… we’re just trying to figure out what it is. We were trying to do a Step 10 wrap up, checking all the meters, but the energies just won’t stop. And now THIS.

Look at this. This is huge front page science news… but no one is covering it:

That’s TWO gynormous geomagnetic events. G5s off the charts is front page news. Close-ups:

So, shortly after midnight PDT and around 6:00 am PDT.

 It looks like it’s from some kind of solar event… but all the solar meters are sleepy.

Check out (the sold out) Spaceweather:

But, here’s the Yakutsk muon data:

Literally off the chart. It never looks like that.

And another:

Literally off the chart.

And here’s the riometer data:

Those are very singular plots.

Something just happened. We’re trying to figure out what.

AND NOW IT SMELLS LIKE DONUTS! Seriously. What the heck is going on? Whoa, ears ringing like crazy, too. We’ll let you know what it means once we figure it out. Jeez. Mondays.

Thanks to: https://schrodingersothercat.blogspot.com


Posted: 30 Jul 2018 01:39 PM PDT


Remember those fires in California? You know, the ones that mysteriously appeared seemingly from nowhere, and burned down buildings and cars and rather strangely left nearby trees and shrubs …well… “unburned”? And that left property values in the tank and easy to pick up for pennies on the dollar? And which, incidentally, there are now reports of people suffering strange rashes, headaches, breathing problems and so on? And, oh yea, that the military was called in to deal with?
Yes, those fires…
Well, oddly enough, this week my inbox contained a few emails of pictures that people that had sent me, pictures taken by Greeks of those recent fires in and around Athens and a few nearby resort communities. And, oddly enough, these emails contained pictures, and oddly enough, the people sending them could not find any links for them. What the pictures showed, however, was the strange “California” pattern all over again: completely melted cars, while nearby trees and shrubs are…well… “unburned”. So needless to say, I went “looking” and found a few suggestive pictures like these contained in an article at CNN:
Cars turn to molten metal as Greek wildfires wipe villages off the map
Granted this is not much, and the cars depicted are hardly puddles of molten metal. But there is that very odd picture – the third major picture insert – taken near the town of Mati, which shows some burned out houses, a few burned trees, but oddly enough, some trees near the burned out houses that were not burned at all, at least, to my eye.
Well, needless to say, I find that “interesting,” especially since (here comes a bit of high octane speculation) Greece as we know was hit by Mad Madam Merkel’s – and Goldman-Sachs’ – “austerity” plan, with Greece’s assets in the crosshairs; “Parthenon, for sale, cheap.” Of course, countries like France, Spain and so on have offered assistance and sent firefighters and so on, and many of the pictures of these fires were taken by drones (gee, I wonder who might be involved with that?), and as in the case of the California fires, the Greek military was called out to assist.
But still, nothing much to go on. But Mr. B.H. found one photo on Facebook that resembles the other photos people sent me (the ones without links): https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2258157387532148&set=a.219302648084309.67599.100000137271778&type=3&theater
Curiously, the cars seem to have been the victims of some high heat, as well as a nearby telephone pole, but the trees and nearby buildings are oddly and seemingly unscathed. The problem here, of course, is there is no public provenance for the picture… we don’t know if this is Athens or its environs or not. But I can say, that the picture looks very much like the others sent to me. And of course, our Facebook poster has already jumped to the conclusion that the culprit was a directed energy weapon of some sort. Well, too early for that conclusion, and based only on one picture. After all, one can find plenty of pictures from the fire where shrubbery and trees were burned. Nothing to see here. Move along…
… maybe, because there have been reports throughout the lamestream media that the Greek government is suspecting arson. For example:
‘Serious indications’ deadly Greece wildfire was arson, official says
It seems Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas thinks the fire may have been arson:

Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas told reporters that satellite image analysis and ground inspections suggest the fire that broke out in multiple places over a short period of time Monday likely resulted from arson.
“We have serious indications and significant findings of criminal activity concerning arson,” Toskas said. “We are troubled by many factors, and there have been physical findings that are the subject of an investigation.”
The Hellenic Fire Service’s special arson section, which probes all major fires, is investigating to determine the exact cause of the blaze. The mayor of the area where it broke out previously said it might have been sparks from a severed electricity pylon cable.(Emphasis added)

So we have

1) “physical findings” that are “the subject of an investigation,” the nature of which physical findings are unspecified;
2) except the Hellenic Fire Service is indicating that “it might have been sparks from a severed electricity pylon cable”, which, in the context of Minister Toskas’ remarks, would seem to imply that someone had deliberately severed the electrical pylon cable, a difficult and dangerous thing, and one requiring some expertise; but wait, one severed cable will not explain
3) the fact that Minister Toskas indicated that the fires broke out in several places more or less simultaneously.

So, were several electrical cables severed? Not likely, but if so, that would raise the stakes considerably, since that would imply teams of experts to sever said cables. Perhaps the fires were simply started the “old fashioned way” by more or less simultaneous ignition, but that would again, require a few teams or individuals to do so, and that again, implies some sort of “arson conspiracy”. And as in any crime, the real questions are not simply who has the means and opportunity to do so, but the motivation. The means here is the important question, for if the pictures that people sent me should showing anomalous “California-fires-style” damage, then that narrows the means down to unconventional and “exotic” forms of arson, and implicates some very big players. And of course, the motivation for doing so remains conveniently unexplained in the Greek government’s public explanations so far as I can tell.
So for the moment, I’m not entirely convinced of the “directed energy weapons” hypothesis, even though, privately, I’ve received a number of suggestive photos which have no provenance. There are some suggestive photos in the lamestream corporate media, but they’re only that. Nor am I willing to discount the hypothesis entirely either. There is something suspicious about those fires in Greece, as the Greek government has admitted.
Time will tell… it always does when “narratives” are involved, and begin to unravel.
See you on the flip side…

Thanks to: https://gizadeathstar.com


“War In Front Of Me” – New Chinese Military Video Shows Off Range Of Advanced Weaponry

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A new video produced by China’s military that features the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) showing off a wide range of the country’s latest military technology has gone viral after its publication to social media on August 1st, the day China commemorated ‘Army Day’. The just over two-minute video, called “I am a Chinese soldier” is an over the top patriotic tribute emphasizing a combination of personal sacrifice, loyalty, and a sense of esprit de corps in belonging to an elite, modernized military.

South Carolina Man Convicted For Trying To Join ISIS

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A South Carolina teenager pleaded guilty on Wednesday to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Zakaryia Abdin, 19, of Ladson, South Carolina, was arrested by the FBI at Charleston International Airport on March 30, 2017 after he tried to board a plane to the Middle East with the intention of joining and supporting SIS.

QAnon: Why We Have the CIA Partly to Thank for the Craziest Conspiracy Theory Yet

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The QAnon conspiracy theory is a psychedelic mushroom planted in the fertile manure of the Warren Commission. This mind-altering proposition grows in the gloom of anonymous chat groups. It is then stimulated by the bright lights of social media. And finally it is harvested and ingested by Trump cultists eager to prolong the alt-reality buzz that commenced on January 20, 2017. But it all began on November 22, 1963…

U.S. appeals court orders EPA to ban pesticide said to harm children

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban a widely-used pesticide that critics say can harm children and farmers. The 2-1 decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle overturned former EPA commissioner Scott Pruitt’s March 2017 denial of a petition by environmental groups to ban the use of chlorpyrifos on food crops such as fruits, vegetables and nuts.

‘Can we film the Ecuadorian embassy from your house?’ BBC asks residents to install Assange cam

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The BBC has sent a letter to residents living opposite the Ecuadorian embassy in London, asking if they can install cameras on their property to cover “the Julian Assange story.” The letter, a copy of which was tweeted by the WikiLeaks account, asks “whether you might be willing to consider the possibility of having access to some of your outside space for our coverage of the Julian Assange story.”

Comcast breach exposes 26.5m customers’ Social Security Numbers and partial addresses

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Comcast Xfininty’s login page had an easily found bug that allowed anyone to gain access to the Social Security Numbers and partial home addresses of over 26.5 million customers. Comcast spokesapologist David McGuire says the company patched the bug quickly after being notified of its existence by security researcher Ryan Stevenson, and added that the company “take[s] our customers’ security very seriously,” adding that the company didn’t think anyone had exploited the bug.

Syria: Some of Assad’s guards secretly arrested

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Syrian regime’s intelligence service has arrested a number of officers assigned to guard President Bashar Al-Assad and his presidential motorcade, and moved others to various locations, the independent Syrian news website Human Voice reported. A security source inside the Syrian intelligence said that Assad’s special intelligence service has transferred ten of the high-ranking officers assigned to guard the presidential convoy to different areas.

Germany arrests Jordanian intelligence operative who spied on mosque

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Authorities in Germany announced yesterday the arrest of a German national who is accused of spying on a central German mosque on behalf of Jordan, according to media reports. The man was reportedly arrested on Tuesday at an unknown location by officers of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV). In a press statement, the agency said the man is a 33-year-old German national named “Alexander B.”. German privacy rules forbid the public identification of crime suspects prior to their conviction in a court of law.

Easter Island people want return of their sacred statue, stolen by imperial Brits

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The Rapa Nui people of Easter Island are asking the British Museum to return one of the island’s sacred Moai statues, stolen 150 years ago by British sailors. It’s one of the many artifacts looted by the UK in its imperial days.

“It’s Going To Blow Up On Them”: Giuliani Says Mueller’s Team In Deep Trouble

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Rudy Giuliani appeared on Fox News with Sean Hannity Wednesday night to elaborate on why President Trump’s legal team rejected special Robert Mueller’s terms for an interview, suggesting that the “real story” is that the investigation isn’t just going to fizzle out – “it’s going to blow up on them.”

Pesticide Food Poisoning Suspected as 10 Die After Funeral in Peru

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Tragedy struck a funeral in Peru when 10 guests died after eating food that the health minister suspected had come into contact with insecticides, BBC News reported Wednesday. Fifty-two guests were sickened at the funeral, which took place Monday in the southern Andean region of Ayacucho, CNN reported. “People were poisoned by the food,” Health Minister Silvia Pessah told TV Perú Tuesday, according to Peru Reports. “It could be that an insecticide was in contact with the food.”

Graphic Video Shows Cop Publicly Execute Man, Shooting Him in the Back as He Ran Away

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

A disturbing trend seems to be happening among police in America in which they are shooting people in the back as they run away. The latest victim to be publicly executed for running from police is 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick of Nashville. His execution by officer Andrew Delke was caught on a graphic video.

MLB and NFL fans submit their faces and fingerprints to buy food, beer and tickets

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

If you still value your privacy, I urge you to stay away from major league sporting events. Yesterday, CLEAR biometrics announced that they have installed biometric fingerprint scanners at Seattle’s CenturyLink and Safeco Fields concession stands. But the story does not end there. The video also revealed that MLS’s Sounders FC team is using biometrics to spy on fans.

France reopens MH370 investigation amid claims of Malaysian cover-up

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

FRANCE has reopened its investigation into the fate of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 after Malaysia’s long-awaited “final report” failed to provide an explanation for the aircraft’s disappearance. French newspaper Le Parisien reports that investigators are keen to verify data from Inmarsat — the British operator of a global satellite network — which tracked the aircraft’s pings to the southern Indian Ocean off Western Australia, where it is believed to have crashed.

Dozens dead in Yemen as bus carrying children hit by airstrike

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Dozens of civilians, mostly children, have been killed and more wounded in an airstrike by the US-backed, Saudi-led coalition in Yemen that hit a bus in the rebel-held north of the country.

Bizarre tales, confusing ballots from Georgia’s primary contained in federal lawsuit

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

It appeared, according to the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, that Habersham County’s Mud Creek precinct in northeastern Georgia had 276 registered voters ahead of the state’s primary elections in May. Some 670 ballots were cast, according to the Georgia secretary of state’s office, indicating a 243 percent turnout.


China Just Tested A Hypersonic Missile The US Can’t Defend Against

Posted: 08 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

China claims to have successfully tested a new hypersonic missile that would be capable of penetrating any missile defense system in the world. The Starry Sky-2, which is an experimental design known as “waverider,” rides the shock waves generated during flight. The missile could one day carry conventional and or nuclear warheads undetected through US missile defense shields.

Smart Meters Raise Health, Privacy and Constitutional Concerns

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Smart meters monitor home energy usage in minute detail in real time. The devices transmit data to the utility company where it gets stored in databases. Anybody with access to the data can download it for analysts. Without specific criteria limiting access to the data, these devices create significant privacy issues. Smart meters can also be used to remotely limit power usage during peak hours.

Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones vulnerable to hacking

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw, uncovered earlier this year, that has put tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters.

‘Heavily armed’ New Mexico extremists trained children to commit school shootings

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Siraj ibn Wahhaj, the son of a prominent New York City imam, was arrested at a “filthy” compound in New Mexico, where 11 children found there had been trained in how to shoot up schools, prosecutors said in court documents.

US Senate Calls On Julian Assange To Testify

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Julian Assange has been asked to testify before the US Senate Intelligence Committee as part of their Russia investigation, according to a letter signed by Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Mark Warner (D-VA) posted by the official WikiLeaks Twitter account. The letter, delivered to Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, reads in part “As part of the inquiry, the Committee requests that you make yourself available for a closed interview with bipartisan Committee staff at a mutually agreeable time and location.”

Lawmaker Proposes Implanting Microchips in People to Track Non-Violent Offenders Like “Pets”

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Toledo, Ohio – This Tuesday, Toledo City Councilman Rob Ludeman suggested that criminals be implanted with microchips so they can be tracked by police and the courts. Ludeman also made comments essentially describing people charged with crimes as animals. The councilman said, “this can’t be inhumane because we do it to our pets.”   Ludeman suggested that implantable microchips should be used instead of ankle bracelets for people doing time on house arrest because ankle bracelets don’t work on the cop shows that he watches.

5 UK police forces are being sued for using “fake cell towers” to track mobile phone users’ calls, texts and locations.

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Police forces are being challenged over concerns they are using a controversial snooping technology capable of tracking your every movement via a smartphone.

Must Watch Interview – Iraq War Whistleblower Banned from Twitter Tells His Story

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Here’s where what Twitter did becomes extremely problematic. When the company, or its secret algorithms, banned Van Buren it sent all his tweets down the memory hole. Thus, we can’t go back and look at the history of everything that happened in this specific incident, nor can we review his history of tweets. He just gets vanished with no recourse for writing something pretty innocuous in the grand scheme of things.

The Army is buying microwave cannons to take down drones in mid-flight

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The US Army has a new plan for microwaving drones out of the sky. In a public solicitation last Friday, the agency announced its intention to purchase an airborne high-powered microwave system from Lockheed Martin, which is intended for use against drones. The weapon, which would be mounted to an airplane, would disable fixed-wing or quadcopter drones with a beam of focused radiation.

Advocates condemn Psychological Techniques Used to Keep Kids Online

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Children’s advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry’s practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens.

Cops Go To Wrong House, Kill Innocent Man, Receive A Free Pass From Local Grand Jury

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The PD refused to release the name of the officer to the family. The city refused to apologize or offer to fix the damage caused by officers when they raided the wrong house during a domestic assault call. The autopsy report on Lopez took a year to complete and was, at best, lousy: three pages, minimally-detailed, when most autopsy reports run at least 10 pages. (Even the prosecutor who failed to get an indictment seemed underwhelmed by the report: “There’s nothing in it, honestly.”)

Trump Hits Putin With New Sanctions Over Skripal Nerve Gas Attack

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Trump must be getting really nervous about what Special Counsel Robert Mueller is about to announce, because on the same day that Russian assets plunged after the text of the proposed “crushing sanctions” contemplated by the Senate was leaked, sending the ruble, Russian stocks and bond plunging, moments ago the Trump administration announced it was hitting Russia with new sanctions punishing Putin’s government for the March 4 nerve-agent attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the U.K.

Americans Are Begging the Government and Corporations to End Free Speech

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

This week, internet giants like Facebook, Youtube, Spotify and others banned the notorious Alex Jones and InfoWars from their platforms, and the purge is enjoying widespread support among the left, which has made a reputation for itself as intolerant of differing opinions (last year, for example, a group of Antifa protesters beat one of our own Anti-Media reporters and destroyed his camera equipment at a rally simply because he was filming).

Venezuela Releases Evidence Tying Maduro Assassins to Colombia, US

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Following the attempt on Venezuelan Nicolas Maduro’s life with two explosive-laden drones on Saturday, the President promised to get to the bottom of the failed plot. Last night he showed that his government has learned some things at least, and Maduro says there is still more evidence to come.

Charter Cable Doesn’t Want You to See This Political Campaign Ad

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

It’s not surprising that a cable company wouldn’t want to run an ad that criticizes it. But telecom giants choosing to censor ads they don’t like—as with a recent campaign ad that Charter refused to air—sets a disturbing precedent. It makes these companies as gatekeepers of election information, and in a post-net neutrality world could pave the way to giving Big Telecom a dystopian authority to dictate which political messages voters receive.

New York Congressman Collins Arrested On Insider Trading Charges

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Republican Congressman Chris Collins, representing upstate New York and one of Trump’s top defenders on Capitol Hill, surrendered to the FBI on Wednesday morning on securities fraud-related charges, NBC News reported. Collins, 68, faces insider trading charges along with his son, Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron Collins’ fiancée, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York.

Lawmaker Proposes Implanting Microchips in People to Track Non-Violent Offenders Like “Pets”

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

This Tuesday, Toledo City Councilman Rob Ludeman suggested that criminals be implanted with microchips so they can be tracked by police and the courts. Ludeman also made comments essentially describing people charged with crimes as animals. The councilman said, “this can’t be inhumane because we do it to our pets.”

US Senate Intelligence Committee calls Julian Assange to testify – WikiLeaks

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

The US Senate Intelligence Committee has requested that persecuted WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange testify before committee staff. The committee is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a letter delivered to Assange at his residence in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, committee chairman Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) requested that Assange make himself available for a closed interview “at a mutually agreeable time and location.”

FBI Pressed Detained Anti-ICE Activist for Information on Protests, Offering Immigration Help

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

ON FRIDAY, after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested a longtime U.S. resident protesting against ICE in San Antonio, Texas, the FBI stepped in for an interrogation, telling the resident, 18-year-old Sergio Salazar, that his immigration status had been revoked because he was a “bad person.” The FBI agents asked him to inform on fellow protesters and said if he did so it could help his immigration case.

Law firm that said kissing sleeping boyfriend is sexual assault hired to investigate lunch-while-black

Posted: 07 Aug 2018 09:00 PM PDT

Smith College is hiring only the best people to investigate an incident where a campus employee called the police on a black student who was relaxing on a couch in a common room after eating lunch. The Sanghavi Law Office specializes in civil rights issues in schools, including Title IX audits and trainings for administrators, faculty and staff. And its founder has such an enlightened view of sexual consent that she won’t tolerate kissing your romantic partner while he’s sleeping.


Planetary K Index plot

#Qanon News – Q, ” We Have The Server[s]” plus more

Posted: 04 Aug 2018 12:11 PM PDT


How to Block Microwave Mind-Programming Signals

Posted: 04 Aug 2018 07:51 AM PDT

How to Block Microwave Mind-Programming Signals
montalk.net » 14 July 04

We have all heard jokes about tinfoil hats. Turns out there might be some practical truth to that idea. Aluminum foil really does attenuate (lessen) certain EM radiation if electrically grounded and not touching the skin. For those who are heavily bombarded by microwave beams from sources like cellphone towers, which is easy to determine if you have an RF signal detector as I do, blocking these waves with grounded metal sheets goes a long way to lessening the radiation.
A large source of dangerous EM radiation comes in the form of microwaves emitted by cell phone towers. From personal experimentation, and hearing the experiences of others, I am convinced that microwave pollution and intentional targeting can muddle thoughts, induce fatigue, reduce willpower, and maybe even subliminally implant thoughts or entrain emotional states. They may also be used for monitoring purposes.
Using a microwave signal strength meter, I have made several objective observations about these signals:

  1. They tend to be beamed through the window of a room where one spends the most time, usually the window facing the front street.
  2. They are specifically directed to target and track a person inside his home.
  3. The tracking speed is slow, and when the target moves, the signal takes several seconds or minutes to search and find the target at his new location.
  4. When the target enters an area in his home that the signal cannot reach, the signal goes on a wide search mode, thinking the target has left his home and is traveling about town.
  5. When the primary window is blocked off, within days the signal finds another window or thin wall to penetrate.
  6. One can feel the effects of this signal, which may induce a dull headache or pressure in the temples.

It appears cell phone towers are generating these signals by triangulating hotspots on selected tracked targets. This would require that computers perform the calculations necessary to alter the signal of each of three cell phone towers so as to triangulate a hotspot of signal at the target’s location. When the target moves, new calculations have to be made, which takes several seconds. Maybe something else generates the beams, like satellites.
These signals may consist of microwave carriers with ELF modulation, and perhaps with audio or text encoded messages. Some possibilities:

  1. The microwaves resonate with DNA, can penetrate flesh and bone, pass through some walls and windows, and are already in use by cell phones.
  2. These signals entrain brainwaves into a high-beta state, which causes aggression and stress, or an alpha level that induces hypnotic states and muddled thinking.
  3. Besides the ELF waves that entrain brain states, the carrier may also convey audio messages. I have not verified what these messages are, but they could be something along the lines of “you are angry, you cannot think, you give up, you have no energy, etc.” These audio messages could be modulated into the microwave carrier via frequency modulation, while the ELF brain-entrainment signals could be amplitude modulated.
  4. There may also be emotional signatures frequency-modulated into the carrier. These can induce anger, frustration, sadness, or essentially any human emotion into susceptible targets
  5. Standing waves within buildings can cause phase cancellation, turning the EM energy into scalar waves instead. These may have additional psychological, biological, and even paranormal effects.

Who is responsible for all this? Probably shadow factions of the military/intelligence community. If they wish to keep the population docile and keep all dissenters from acting upon their dissenting thoughts, no means are unthinkable to accomplish those ends.

What Can Be Done

There are two things you can do. First, you can learn to better cope with these signals. The more you are in control of your own mind and emotions, and the more observant you are about your own behavior, the less influence these signals have upon your thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Knowing is half the battle. Second, you can take additional steps to reduce the level of EM radiation in your home, by blocking these signals.
Standard methods of blocking microwave mind programming signals consist of Faraday cages, but proper Faraday cages made from copper mesh are difficult and expensive to build. Meanwhile, aluminum foil hats actually increase signal exposure by acting as antennas and resonant cavities unless they are grounded, so you can forget about that.
An easy and relatively cost-effective way to block microwaves goes as follows:
1) Obtain these items:

  • Several emergency foil blankets (also known as space blankets, emergency camping blankets, or mylar foil blankets). These come in small folded packs, found in the camping section of department stores. Available on Amazon.
  • Banana plug to Alligator test leads. These cables will clip onto the foil sheets and plug into the ground hole on your electrical outlet. Available on Amazon.
  • Duct tape, packing tape, or masking tape to hang up the sheets.
  • RF / MW (radio frequency / microwave) signal detector, optional but highly recommended. Two that work well are the Cornet RF Meters on eBay and 3-Axis EMF Meter (orange ball) on eBay. Detectors are important. I call them anti-paranoia meters, because these will confirm that you’re not just being paranoid. Their frequency range must go up to 3 Ghz minimum, 6 Ghz ideal. Anything lower than that will not pick up on the higher frequency microwaves. Avoid the CellSensor detector and anything that’s a gauss meter, since these are only good for low frequency fields under 1000 Hz like from transformers, power lines, and household appliances, not cell tower radiation which is typically in the 900 Mhz to 4 Ghz (4,000 MHz) range.
  • If you cannot obtain a signal detector, take your best guess at which windows or walls to cover. An ideal choice would be the corner or wall closest to your bed. Any protection is better than no protection. But without a device to measure what’s really there, your subjectivity may get the better of you.

3) Use the signal detector to record the relative signal strength from all windows in the room you wish to protect, preferably the office or bedroom. You can even move a metal pan held a foot away from the detector, around the detector in order to block the beam, thereby indicating what direction the beam is coming from. Depending on the type of detector, you may also notice peaks and troughs in the signal strength, as you move the detector in a linear direction; these are the nodes and anti-nodes of standing EM waves being detected.
4) Without gaps, cover the walls or windows with emergency foil blankets, using tape to hang up and connect the pieces. It does not matter which side of the blankets faces the wall as far as effectiveness goes, but put the metallic side (which can be scratched off) toward the wall or window so that it doesn’t get rubbed off by stuff in the room brushing up against it. If covering walls is too much, then just cover the window. If this is too ugly for you, then using this same method you can make a safe room out of a large closet, or put your bed or desk in the corner and cover the half of the walls adjacent to it. Leave some openings for ventilation.
5) Widen the splayed banana plug tip by inserting a knife of thin screwdriver into the gaps, and stick into the ground jack on your electrical outlet. This is the middle one that’s round, not slotted. It won’t fit in the slots anyway, which carry dangerous electricity. These instructions are written for the USA type outlets; consult references for your country’s outlets otherwise, looking for the ground connection.
6) Then connect the alligator clip end to the bottom edge of a blanket, so that it grips onto both sides of the foil. Then use double-alligator wires to connect one blanket piece to another, so that an electrical pathway is traced between the grounded plug and the last blanket. The more grounded outlets used, the better.
7) Check for incoming radiation, add another blanket where necessary. After an hour or two (or a week or two) check the remaining windows and compare their signal strength to what you recorded previously. If they are now showing intense incoming radiation, the signal has re-oriented and you must cover that wall or window as well.

You will feel the difference. As an experiment, tape up only half of a grounded blanket, so that you stand before an uncovered window. Verify the beam is strong. Then tape up the rest so the window is covered. The pressure in your head may disappear, only to reappear if you pull the blanket down again. If you live in a flat urban area, the field intensities tend to be high. Some places I have lived, the radiation was surprisingly weak and so no foil blankets were necessary.
Why does this work? Microwaves cannot easily penetrate metal, especially grounded metal such as the electrically grounded foil blankets. When an incoming microwave beam hits the foil, if the foil isn’t grounded then it will “splash around” and reflect in various ways, sort of like a water hose aiming at a dinner plate. Your meter will detect the energy leaking out around the foil blankets in that case. Radiation will still enter your home but at least not be as directional. But if the foil is grounded, then the energy is sucked out of the beam and channeled into the ground hole on the outlet and out of the building through a copper rod sunk into the soil (buildings are supposed to have these per regulation). Then the sheet acts as an absorber.
The reason why emergency blankets are recommended over Reynolds aluminum foil is that these blankets are larger, more durable, cheaper, and easier to hang up. But you can use aluminum foil if you wish, and being thicker they will be slightly better at attenuating the frequency. Though some signal still gets through, and foil does not block pure ELF waves (ones without a higher frequency carrier), this is one step to greatly reducing the level of incoming microwave radiation. To block ELF and especially scalar waves is not easy, so I have no tips regarding those.

Other Miscellaneous Tips

  • For temporary relief, go to the basement, lie on the floor, or move around. These prevent strong hot spots from locking onto you. This may seem paranoid, but test it with a signal detector and you will verify this for yourself.
  • If one has a choice, avoid spring mattresses. Use instead air mattresses, waterbeds, wooden cots, or futons. Platform beds made of wood are available to support a futon mattress. Springs are like antennas, and focus EM and ELF energy into your body while you sleep.
  • Get proper sleep and nutrition. This means enough calories, protein, adequate minerals, plenty of clean water, and fresh fruits and vegetables. Being deficient in any of these will cause mental weakness and submissiveness to mind programming signals. Foil shielding may improve sleep, if sleep is being disrupted by such fields.
  • Question baseless thoughts or emotions you may have, especially negative emotions such as aggression or depression that urge you to act without thinking. Becoming aware of their presence is often enough to deactivate them.
  • Don’t let the means become an ends. Reducing mind programming signal influences should serve to increase your productivity and efficiency in what you truly desire to do, the goals you choose to follow. Don’t let fear and paranoia become obsessions that displace the importance of following your goals.

Thanks to: http://montalk.net
and to Crystael for the forward 🙂


Father, son speed through ‘hell’ to escape Montana wildfire

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Dramatic video shows a 70-year-old man and his son trying to drive through a wildfire in Glacier National Park in Montana.

Justin Bilton posted the video online earlier this week after their miraculous escape, ABCFoxMontana reports. On YouTube he titled the video, “That time we drove through hell in Glacier National Park (Howe Ridge).”  

“Dad, if the car heats up it’s going to explode,” Bilton was heard saying in the video. “Oh, Jesus, God help us.”

Near the end of the video, Bilton was heard asking his father what would happen if a tree fell on them.


They they were stopped by a buring tree in the road.

“We can’t get out,” Bilton was heard saying. “Dad, we got to get out of here.”

Bilton wrote on YouTube that they were stuck at a trailhead at a dead end.

“The wildifre (sp) was between us and the only way out,” he wrote. “After we reached the downed, burning tree seen at the end of the video, I had to reverse all the way back to the trailhead, where we were lucky to flag down a boat. We were rescued by two park employees and taken to safety. The car burned in the fire.”

The Howe Ridge Fire started after a lightning storm swept through the park Aug. 11, the station reported.

Bilton and his father tried to escape the next day after jumping in their rental car.

The wildfire is now estimated to be just over 4,100 acres in size and has led to evacuation orders and road closures, according to the station.

Bilton and his father were backpacking through Wyoming and Montana at the time.

“When my dad decided he was going to get out to move the burning tree I was most scared because I didn’t think I could stop the stubborn old man!” Justin wrote on Facebook, according to KRTV.

“He’s def cool under pressure,” he said.



Green fireball streaks over Washington and British Columbia

Posted: 19 Feb 2018 08:37 PM PST

Green fireball streaks over Washington and British Columbia

Posted by TW on February 19, 2018

A bright fireball streaked across the night sky over Washington, US and British Columbia, Canada at 04:55 UTC on February 19, 2018. The event lasted several seconds.
The American Meteor Society received 39 reports, mostly from Washington and several from British Columbia and Oregon. There were no reports of a sound associated with the event.
Witnesses said the object had green-turquoise color and an unusually long tail.


Thanks to: https://watchers.news

#Pedogate Update – Woman Witnesses Child Sacrifice At Vatican

Posted: 19 Feb 2018 08:40 PM PST

#Pedogate Update – Woman Witnesses Child Sacrifice At Vatican

A woman says she witnessed a child sacrifice in the catacombs of the Vatican. An international court examines documents backing her claim that it was and still is a regular occurrence. It’s all part of a Satanic cult where children are drugged, stripped naked, raped, hunted down and killed by European royals and church officials including the Pope. David Zublick unseals the horrible truth about the Ninth Circle in this special report!


The 9th Circle: Child Sex/Sacrifice Cult Initiation “The Ninth Circle Satanic Cult, a child sacrifice group composed of
global elites, appears to be routinely raping, torturing and murdering children” it was announced yesterday by the ITCCS. Recent court filings against the international child kidnapping ring go to court April 7.

Named as chief defendants for the Brussels Common Law Court trial were Pope Francis, Jesuit Superior General Adolfo Pachon and Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. Among possible Ninth Circle Satanic Cult members named by witnesses who would testify at the trial were former popes Joseph Ratzinger and John Paul II, UK High Court Justice Judge Fulford and members of the British Royal Family.

“Queen Elizabeth had direct involvement in the kidnapping and death of aboriginal children and Royal Family members appeared to regularly participate in Ninth Circle Satanic Cult rituals at the Mohawk Indian School in Brantford Ontario Canada” yesterday’s announcement proclaimed.

According to two affidavits filed in court, not only did different witnesses see Ninth Circle Satanic Cult members commit murder, but claimed the brutal killings of innocent children continued today, some in sub-basement vaults.

The international court was set to consider:

· Testimonies of two former Mohawk School inmates who both say they were present at the Ninth Circle Satanic Cult murder of a 5-6 year-old girl at the Mohawk Indian School in Branton Ontario Canada.

· A copy of the ‘Magisterial Privilege’ that was filed within sealed archives of the Vatican library. The Ninth Circle Satanic Cult operated according to this canon law statute dated Dec. 25 1967. It was said to document that before each new pope assumed office it was mandatory that they participated in Ninth Circle Satanic Cult rites. The document referred to ceremonial murder of newborn children and consumption of their blood.

· Testimonies of two witnesses who claimed they saw former Pope Joseph Ratzinger, Dutch Cardinal Alfrink and Prince Bernhard take part in a Ninth Circle Satanic Cult murders in Holland and France, one of a little girl in the fall of 1987.

· One of those witnesses was Dutch therapist Toos Nijenhuis who in this video interview with Kevin Annett, discussed seeing Ninth Circle Satanic Cult murders as late as 2010. At least one of those murders involved former Pope Ratzinger.

· Testimony of Anglican church researcher Leona Moses, whose 2011 interview with Kevin Annett and Mohawk elder Cheryl Squire could be seen in this video.

· Testimony of a former Argentine civil servant during the 1970s Dirty War who took extensive notes of meetings between the now-Pope Francis and Junta military officials. Pope Francis’ fast ascension to head the Argentine Catholic Church was a suspected result of his agreement to traffick missing political prisoner children from Catholic orphanages.

· Testimony of a police-accredited investigator.

· The “G12” collection of documents of the Anglican Huron Diocese from the Church of England secret archives in London, Ontario Canada.

· A January 2012 memo from Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby to Anglican Primate Fred Hiltz in Toronto ordering destruction of forensic human remains and evidence of murdered children in the Mohawk Indian School archives.

“In October, 2011, excavations commenced by Mohawk elders on the grounds of the (Mohawk) school revealed…bones that had been cut up in sections. Two of these bone fragments were positively identified as being those of a small child by Ontario forensic examiner Greg Olson and archaeologist Kris Nahrgang, as well as by senior forensic pathologist Dr. Donald Ortner of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. Ortner died of undisclosed causes shortly afterwards.”

Mass genocide of Mohawk Confederacy children began in 1832 at the former Church of England-Jesuit run Mohawk Indian Residential School in Brantford Ontario Canada. Since the 2008 discovery of a child mass grave site at the Mohawk School, there have been 31 other mass child grave sites identified at native residential schools across Canada, in Holland and the United States. The schools were mainly run by Catholic Jesuit priests.

On Feb. 28 2013 this same international court found Head of the Anglican Church of England Queen Elizabeth and former Pope Joseph Ratzinger guilty of Crimes Against Children – the same day Ratzinger became the first pope in history to resign from his office.


Child Sacrifices scheduled by Ninth Circle Satanic Cult

August 12, 2014


Sunday, August 17, 2014

Yesterday two suspected members of the Ninth Circle Satanic Child Sacrifice Cult were arrested during their preparations for what appeared to be a child sacrifice. Evidently the child homicide was to take place on a blood-stained altar in the basement of a residence in the upscale neighborhood of Outremont Montreal Quebec Canada. During an older woman’s arrest she admitted that the child sacrifice was scheduled for midnight and involved executives of America’s Sinclair Oil and food giant Cargill Corporation. According to an officer of the Brussels Belgium ICLCJ Court, their team worked in conjunction with Montreal police to perform the citizens arrests.

“This informant claimed that the two children to be used at the Montreal event were held at a separate facility at McGill University,” the ICLCJ Court press release stated, “but she claimed not to know where. She said that the normal procedure was to deliver them in a drugged condition just before the ritual began. The woman said cult members describe themselves as part of the Ninth Circle society and carried tattoos of the Ninth Circle insignia.​”

“Cargill Corporation Executive Kerry Brick is among the suspected Ninth Circle Satanic Child Sacrifice Cult members,” Kevin Annett of the ITCCS said in today’s interview. “Months ago a survivor testified that as a child they were taken to Cargill Corporate Headquarters in Wayzata Minn where they were forced to observe a child sacrifice. From what other eyewitnesses reported to the ICLCJ Court, Ninth Circle members appear to be very influential and able to get away with doing child sacrifices across the globe.”

A security guard at the Montreal private residence showed arresting officers a small sub-basement sound proof chamber that contained a blood-stained stone altar and two small prison cells with wall shackles. An adjoining room held locked cabinets with child pornographic material and articles of children’s clothing. Evidence such as samples of blood, metallic torture devices, ceremonial swords and sophisticated film equipment was photographed and bagged for analysis.

The suspect identified child sacrifice participants as Cargill Corporation Executive Kerry Brick of Wayzata Minnesota and Sinclair Oil Executive Stephen Holding of Sun Valley Idaho. A prior ICLCJ document claimed other Ninth Circle members included Montreal Catholic Archbishop Christian Lepine and a prominent US billionaire. This same influential American businessman has been identified by eyewitnesses as being at Ninth Circle human hunting parties in the Netherlands. Children were stripped naked, raped, hunted down and killed – as were children in an Australian CIA mind control program according to eyewitness Fiona Barnett. Barnett chronicled her experiences in this article.

“Our team restrained all three prisoners, locked down the premises and took videos and samples from the underground chamber,” wrote a member of the arrest team. “We then secured a covert ​perimeter in the neighborhood in ​anticipation of the arrival of the cult participants and their victims. Unfortunately, although we maintained our vigil until well after midnight, ​no-one else arrived at the premises for the rest of that day and evening. We must assume that the participants were somehow alerted to our presence and aborted the ritual.”

Montreal police supported the Ninth Circle member citizens arrests and planned to eventually take charge of the suspects. “The security guard in our custody was released after he proved that he had been retained in a private commercial capacity. The two cult members are being held in our DAU prison facility in Montreal prior to their questioning by the Court Prosecutor and his Canadian affiliates. All samples and film we obtained are in transit to Brussels headquarters for analysis.”

The International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State, which has been prosecuting cases against Ninth Circle Satanic Cult members in the ICLCJ Court since 2011, had called for protests against child sacrifices believed scheduled on Aug. 15 for Reine du Monde Cathedral in Montreal and Pro Cathedral in Dublin Ireland. The Ireland child sacrifice was thought to be under the direction of Catholic Archbishop Dermot Martin. Evidently because of protests, the Montreal child sacrifice was relocated from the Montreal Cathedral sub basement crypt to an underground facility at McGill University, then to the private estate in Outremont Montreal.

McGill University had a history of torturing children in satanic-related mind control experiments. In the early 1950s at McGill, President of the Canadian, American and World Psychiatric Associations D. Ewen Cameron, tortured children as part of USA’s CIA MKULTRA program. In 1964 the US Congress supposedly shut down MKULTRA after a successful lawsuit against Cameron and McGill University by mind control survivor Linda MacDonald.

In these videos mind control survivors Claudia Mullen and Christina Nicola testified in the 1995 Congressional hearings about the CIA mind control of children. MKULTRA supposedly ended in 1964. However, in this video Jenny Hill discussed her 1965 witness to a child sacrifice under the direction of a CIA master mind controller thought to be head of the government’s program. The first fifty comments in this petition to Congress for an investigation of the CIA program, most by CIA mind control survivors, indicated that children were still being tortured even today in the government program.

Witnesses to these child sacrifices have alleged that the Ndrangheta Criminal Syndicate worked with police, Vatican and Catholic orphanages to provide children for torture and killing in monthly blood sacrifice rituals by the Ninth Circle. There have been 34 Catholic child mass grave sites found in Ireland, Spain and Canada. The grounds were believed to contain bodies of over 350,800 missing childrenalthough the respective governments and Catholic Church have refused ITCCS’s continuous requests for excavation.

Popes Francis and Ratzinger, plus Queen Elizabeth have all been named by eyewitness testifying before the ICLCJ Court as having killed and raped children in Ninth Circle Satanic Cult human sacrifice ceremonies. Over 60 eyewitnesses from several different countries have testified, with more contacting the Court each week.

Since 2011 six judges and 28 jury members of the ICLCJ Court have been litigating Ninth Circle Satanic Cult members. In Aug 2014 Pope Francis was found guilty of child trafficking; Pope Ratzinger resigned after his 2013 guilty verdict for Crimes Against Humanity and Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip were issued arrest warrants for their guilty verdicts in the 1964 disappearance of ten children from the Canadian British Columbia Kamloops Native Residential School.

The ICLCJ Court has over 450 Common Law Peace Officers in 13 countries, with 51 local chartered groups operating. Organizing funds were available for common law groups wishing to apply. To contact the ITCCS, ICLCJ Court in Brussels or to volunteer, email: itccscentral@gmail.com or hiddenfromhistory1@gmail.com.

About the Author
Judy Byington, MSW, LCSW, retired, author of “Twenty Two Faces: Inside the Extraordinary Life of Jenny Hill and Her Twenty Two Multiple Personalities” (http://www.22faces.com) is a retired therapist, Public Speaker, Activist and investigative journalist whose articles on international child exploitation rings have been cited on hundreds of blogs and websites. The ex-Supervisor, Alberta Mental Health and Director Provo Family Counseling Center is the CEO of Child Abuse Recovery and Speakers Bureau (http://www.ChildAbuseRecovery.com). If you have news tips about child abuse issues please email Judy info@22faces.com.

Posted by enerchi at 2/19/2018 03:01:00 PM

Thanks to: http://www.ascensionwithearth.com

It’s all THEATER: Florida high school shooting survivor caught on video rehearsing scripted lines, coached by camera man

Posted: 20 Feb 2018 10:11 AM PST

It’s all THEATER: Florida high school shooting survivor caught on video rehearsing scripted lines, coached by camera man
Monday, February 19, 2018 by: Mike Adams

(Natural News) Is anyone surprised anymore at the depths of deception invoked by the fake news media? All weekend long, the media paraded high school kids in front of news cameras, exploiting them as props for the emotional exploitation of the public. Now it turns out these kids were coached to repeat scripted lines, just like actors reading lines for a movie production. It’s all scripted, in other words, to push a gun control narrative rooted in emotional reaction rather than constructive solutions.
It also turns out that one of these kids — David Hogg — is the son of an FBI agent. In other words, his father was part of the same deep state swamp that has been committing treason to try to destroy Trump. This was almost never mentioned in any of the TV news interviews where he was vehemently defending the FBI and blaming President Trump for the shooting.
This is all explained in more detail by Lucian Wintrich, via The Gateway Pundit:

EXPOSED: School Shooting Survivor Turned Activist David Hogg’s Father in FBI, Appears To Have Been Coached On Anti-Trump Lines [VIDEO]

In less than a week since they survived a mass murdering gunman attack on their school, two student who quickly became media stars of the Parkland, Florida school shootings are now media obsessed to the point they say they are snubbing an invitation to meet with President Donald Trump this Wednesday in favor of appearing on a televised town hall with CNN’s Jake Tapper. […]
One student, in particular, David Hogg seems articulate and highly skilled at setting a new anti-Conservative/anti-Trump narrative behind the recent school shooting. Few have seen this type of rapid media play before and when they have it has come from well-trained political operatives and MSM commentators.
Immediately, these students-turned-activists threw up some red flags.
In what seemed initially as an incredibly odd move for a high school student, Hogg’s vehemently defended the FBI and placed the blame squarely on the President’s shoulders…. before admitting that his father was in the FBI.

“I think it’s disgusting, personally. My father’s a retired FBI agent and the FBI are some of the hardest working individuals I have ever seen in my life,” proclaimed David Hogg to CNN.
“It’s wrong that the president is blaming them for this.”
Continuing, Hogg demonstrated his complete lack of American civics knowledge. A clueless Hogg appeared unaware of the fact that the President is not ‘in control’ of each department and branch of government, but must work and negotiate with them. Hogg added that Trump is in charge of the FBI.
“He can’t put that off on them. He is in charge of them and these people, what they love to do is push this off on bureaucracy and say it’s not them,” he said. “He is in charge of the FBI … the executive branch is supposed to enforce laws and as such, President Trump is in charge of that and the FBI.”
Anyone who has been following the news could tell you that many in the FBI have been working against the president from the start, with the most notable case being the Obama Administration alongside the Clinton campaign’s attempts to push the false ‘verification’ of the junk Steele Dossier. It has also been widely reported that the FBI received tips well in advance of the Florida school shooting and decided, for whatever reason, not to act.
The fault for this tragedy lies squarely on the shoulder’s of the FBI who could have prevented this back in January.
Adding to the credibility of Hogg, in a recently uncovered early cut from one of his interviews it appears he was heavily coached on lines and is merely reciting a script. Frequently seen in the footage mouthing the lines he should be reciting, Hogg becomes flustered multiple times and apologizing and asking for re-takes.


Why would the child of an FBI agent be used as a pawn for anti-Trump rhetoric and anti-gun legislation? Because the FBI is only looking to curb OUR Constitutional rights and INCREASE their power. We’ve seen their propaganda many times. Don’t let them win.
Read more coverage at The Gateway Pundit.

From InfoWars: Evidence mounts the Florida attack may be a “giant false flag”

Via InfoWars.com, the propaganda “fact check” cult group known as SNOPES has been caught bullying a surviving student because he dared to go on the Alex Jones Show and tell the truth about what happened.
Read the full story at this link, and watch this video to learn more:


Thanks to: https://www.naturalnews.com

“Their Objective Is To Create Fear…”

Posted: 20 Feb 2018 10:12 AM PST

“Their Objective Is To Create Fear…”

Posted on February 20, 2018 by David Nova Leave a comment

There is a famous quote by George Santayana that has many variants: “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” There is another quote atributed to the Spanish philosopher that is equally appropriate: “Fanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.”
However, the larger spiritual lesson should be, when you abandon the pursuit of balance and common sense, you inevitably end up spiraling to an extreme of duality. It matters not who claims to have the moral high ground. Those who make themselves judge and jury to weed out the devil, often end up becoming demonic themselves in their fanatical pursuit of justice. We are seeing this history repeat itself within the Social Justice Warrior movment. The social wheel of karma continues to turn when those who were once perceived as victims become the new victimizers. And as the wheel of karma turns, history repeats itself.

Circa 1520, The Spanish Inquisition at work on suspected Protestants and insincere Christians in a torture chamber. All their gruesome work was carried out in the name of Christianity; note the altar and officiating monks on the right. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)
Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com,
The Social Justice trend has appeared in recent years, and has rapidly gained momentum.
It appeared first on college campuses, where students accused a professor or, indeed, another student, of making a statement or using a word that was deemed socially unacceptable. The premise by the accuser was that a campus must be a safe space, where people should not be exposed to comments that may possibly make anyone feel demeaned or uncomfortable.
The accusers have earned the name “snowflakes,” as they tend to melt down at the slightest provocation. However, the Social Justice trend has given snowflakes considerable power, a power that’s often used recklessly.
Importantly, whether the offensive comment is correct or incorrect is not an issue. The “offense” is that the speaker has stated something that should not ever be mentioned, as it might upset the listener in some way. The “justice” that takes place is that one or more people file a formal complaint with a person or body that holds power over the speaker and demand that he be punished for his “wrongdoing.”
This has led to teachers and professors being warned, suspended, or fired from their positions, based merely on the existence of a complaint. In addition, “offending” students have been warned, suspended, or expelled, again, without what might be regarded as due process.
A related form of Social Justice is the vigilantism seeking to destroy those who are prominent. Former Miss Americas demanded that the entire board of the Miss America Pageant be dismissed for making disparaging remarks about pageant contestants. Several have been forced to resign in disgrace.
And, of course, we’re seeing the rise of complaints against actors, politicians, and other prominent individuals regarding alleged sexual denigration of women, even if it’s merely verbal. In each case, witnesses are “bravely coming forward,” en masse, although they often were silent for decades (if, indeed, the individual incidents ever occurred at all).
Whether a given individual has actually committed a crime or not seems immaterial in the new Social Justice trend. The focus is on vehement condemnation of an individual, usually by a host of others. Importantly, regardless of what process is used to prosecute (or persecute) those accused, a general assumption of the Social Justice trend is that, once someone is accused, he’s guilty and punishment must take place.
But, in fact, this trend is not new. Rabid groups of accusers appear throughout history, generally during times of existing social tension.

The Salem Witch Trials: 1692-1693

In 1692, several young girls claimed to be possessed by witches and group hysteria ensued. Some 150 men, women and children were ultimately accused and nineteen were hanged. Governor William Phips ordered that an end be put to the show trials in 1693. In the process, his wife was accused of being a witch.

The Nazi Sondergerichte: 1933-1945

In Nazi Germany, kangaroo courts were held for those deemed to have committed “political crimes,” resulting in 12,000 deaths. Germans were encouraged to report on each other. (If your neighbor annoyed you, a good recompense was to report him as being disloyal.) The persecution only ended when Nazi Germany was defeated.

The Great Soviet Purge: 1936-1938

Joseph Stalin ran many successful purges against clergymen, wealthy peasants, and oppositionists, but the foremost of them was the Great Purge, which included anyone with a perceived stain on his record. Denunciation was encouraged. The purge was highly successful and, although the show trials ended in 1938, the threat of accusation remained until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

The Red Scare – McCarthyism: 1947-1956

US Senator McCarthy accused countless people in Hollywood of being communists. Thousands lost their jobs. McCarthyism ended when he accused the Protestant Church as being a communist support group. He also attacked the US Army as having communists within it. The Army lashed back, exposing McCarthy as cruel, manipulative, and reckless and the public fervor against communists subsided.

The Spanish Inquisition: 1478-1834

The Spanish Inquisition lasted for over 350 years. It was originally conceived by King Ferdinand II as a way to expose and punish heretics and suppress religious dissent.
It was preceded by the French Inquisition and spread to other countries in Europe. At its height, it investigated, prosecuted, and sometimes burned alive some 150,000 people. The last execution was in 1826 – for teaching deist principles (deism, not Christianity, was the predominant religious belief of America’s founding fathers).
Crimes committed included blasphemy, witchcraft, immorality, and behavior unbecoming to a woman. (A woman’s role was seen as being limited to raising a family.) False denunciations were frequent and defendants were only rarely acquitted. The auto-da-fé, or public punishment, including groups of people being burned alive, provided an effective demonstration and satisfied the public’s desire for spectacle.
The inquisition finally ended when King Ferdinand VII and others came to regard the church’s power as being a threat to the government’s power and abolished it.
Others that used the Social Justice approach to great effect were China, Hungary, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Egypt (as recently as 2014), and Turkey (as recently as 2016).
And there are many more examples, far too numerous to mention.
In 1970, Monty Python did a series of sketches in which Michael Palin plays a cleric, saying, “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition.”
And, of course, this is true. The Spanish Inquisition, the Salem witch trials, the McCarthy hearings, and the present Social Justice trend, are so over-the-top that their very existence is clearly absurd.
However, historically, whether it be a political leader like Stalin or Hitler, or a religious organisation, like the Catholic Church, or the present-day, self-styled “Social Justice Warriors,” such campaigns begin through the desire for power over others. What they have in common is that anyone can be targeted, group accusations carry greater weight than individual accusations, and the punishment invariably exceeds the level of the offense, if, indeed, there is any unlawful offense at all.
The objective is to create fear. The initiative begins with finger-pointing and mild punishment, such as the loss of a job. But it evolves into a circus that often grows to include more serious punishment, sometimes including execution.
Vigilantism grows out of troubled periods when frustrations and resentment run high. Because it’s emotionally driven, not logic-driven, it almost invariably morphs into irrational victimisation… and is always destructive in nature.
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Fortunately, there are practical ways to escape the fallout of dangerous groupthink. Doug Casey has turned it into an art form. Find out more in Doug’s special report, Getting Out of Dodge.

Thanks to: https://deusnexus.wordpress.com 


William Cooper Accurately Predicted “Sandy Hook” and Other School Shootings & Terrorism

Posted: 20 Feb 2018 10:14 AM PST

William Cooper Accurately Predicted “Sandy Hook” and Other School Shootings & Terrorism  

As you can see from the date of the article below as well as other posts at Starship Earth, William (Bill) Cooper is not new to we conspiracy analysts. QAnon has pointed new patriots to this icon of (r)evolution this month, and we’re glad he did. Bill deserves it. He’s as much a part of the revolution now as he ever was—perhaps more, because it ‘s just gone live.
William Cooper was a former Army officer and Naval Intelligence Briefing officer with Q clearance and didn’t believe anything unless he saw it with his own eyes, at least until he was privy to a lot of intelligence that demanded he do his own research.
Once he had satisfied his own enquiring mind, he made it his life mission to educate the unaware so they could prevent what he knew was coming. His radio shows, “Hour of the Time”, were riveting and he was precocious and brutal in his delivery. In person at the national conferences he hosted, he was a powerful orator. 
He was deemed such a threat that he was not only beaten and maimed, but later lost his life at the hands of the “SS”.

What Bill saw then is what we see in our headlines in America now. He was absolutely correct, yet so many still don’t recognize reality for what it is. 
No one wants to acknowledge that the New World Order is marching down the streets of America stealing the freedom The People were guaranteed they would always have. They are in denial and believe what they’re told rather than what their own eyes might see. 
The enemy told the simmering pot of frogs the water isn’t hot and they were able to ignore the steam—until it was almost too late.
Those with the corrective lenses necessary are now witnessing the second American Revolution, 21st Century-style where the rules of engagement are… absent. Anything goes, and what happens in America doesn’t stay in America. It affects the rest of the world and all eyes are on the Republic now as the battle of Light and dark rages in the shadows, both on-planet and off. 
The stranglehold of the enemy is all-pervasive, but almost invisible so it’s easy for the average busy person to miss it, or dismiss it.
What are only uncomfortable whispers for some, are now a dull roar for the brave patriots. Soon, because of what is unfolding on the Western front, the theatre of war largely active in Washington, DC, we will all be sovereign Beings again on Earth.
This war is fought with a weapon as benign as the stroke of a pen, yet also with technology most Humans are unaware even exits and through allies we never new we had. If we weren’t witnessing it with our own eyes, we might not believe it.
If you have not yet downloaded and read rebel Bill’s remarkable book, “Behold A Pale Horse”, you can get it here, FREE. 
You might not like this red pill however, which, like most powerful remedies, “tastes awful, but it works.” You will never see your life or the world the same way again.  ~ BP

The Man Who Predicted Sandy Hook Style School Shootings & 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

January 26, 2013
The 1991 book entitled ‘Behold A Pale Horse‘, authored by the man who predicted the false flag attack of 9/11 by CIA asset Osama Bin Laden, also predicted false flag attacks at schools which would be used to attack the 2nd amendment of the United States of America.  Does this sound like what is exactly taking place with the recent massacre at Sandy Hook and the political landscape across the United States?
What is amazing is that this book was written 22 years ago, well before the Columbine High School and Virginia Tech massacre. Bill Cooper accurately describes how the New World Order, aka the Illuminati, would first encourage the saturation of firearm weapons into American society. Then they would stage false flag terrorist attacks on schoolyards by drug induced or mentally ill people. The American people would than willingly give up their 2nd amendment rights.
I took a picture from the book ‘Behold A Pale Horse‘ so you can read the prediction for yourself.  The snap shot image was taken on page 225 in chapter 12, subtitled ‘The Secret Government’.
Here is the transcription for those who want to translate it into their native language.

“The government encouraged the manufacture and importation of firearms for the criminals to use. This is intended to foster a feeling of insecurity, which would lead the American people to voluntarily disarm themselves by passing laws against firearms. Using drugs and hypnosis on mental patients in a process called Orion, the CIA inculcated the desire in these people to open fire on schoolyards and thus inflame the anti-gun lobby. This plan is well under way, and so far is working perfectly. The middle class is begging the government to do away with the 2nd Amendment.” (William Cooper 1991)

What I find also interesting is the accuracy of Mr. Cooper’s statement of shooters who are mentally ill and are on psychotropic drugs.  This issue has been mostly suppressed by main stream media, instead of going after the true cause of these horrific terrorist attacks against schools and innocent civilians, they have diverted everyone’s attention to guns.  Here is an article that shows school shootings and the drugs that the perpetrator was on while committing the crime.  Here are some other articles that exposes the links between psychotropic drugs and school shootings. Article #1Article #2Article #3.
For those of you who do not own the book ‘Behold The Pale Horse‘ should purchase a copy for themselves and get to know who & how the world have been duped by certain elite groups and secretive societies.  If you cannot get your hands on this amazing expose of the secretive government, you can still listen to the entire audio book for free at this link here.
Even President John F. Kennedy warned of a “grave danger” to the American people about secretive organizations who would try to censor and control the people.

“And there is very grave danger that an announced need for increased security will be seized upon those anxious to expand its meaning to the very limits of official censorship and concealment.” JFK – April 27th, 1961

This quote was taken from a speech President John F. Kennedy gave at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on April 27, 1961“The President and the Press” before the American Newspaper Publishers Association.  Another famous quote by JFK from the same speech talks about a “ruthless conspiracy” to infiltrate the United States of America via covert means to establish control over the people.

For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence–on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations.

Its preparations are concealed, not published. Its mistakes are buried not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised. No expenditure is questioned, no rumor is printed, no secret is revealed.” JFK – April 27th, 1961

Here is a YouTube video in which someone produced which has the speech with subtitles so you can follow along a little bit easier.  Who would have thought JFK was a conspiracy theorist?
Going back to William Cooper and his incredible accuracies in predicting events.  Please consider listening to his most famous prediction of the 9/11 false flag terrorist event that took place on his radio show on June 28th, 2001.  Absolutely amazing that he named Osama Bin Laden as the scapegoat for the coming terrorist attack against the American people.  See the video below for his insights into the 9/11 prediction.


So there you have it. I hope I brought to you some information to further you along in your search for truth and if you already knew this stuff, then kudos to you!
We need to spread the word and back up the claims that this world’s system of governments are absolutely corrupted to the core. The more people who wake up from the deep sleep of mind control and main stream media propaganda, the harder it will be for the psychopathic killers who lurk behind a secretive veil to control the sovereign people of earth.

Thanks to BP at: http://www.starshipearththebigpicture.com


Abnormal square clouds are forming around the world and nobody can explain why

Posted: 03 Jul 2018 08:08 AM PDT

Unusual Square Clouds Are Forming Around The World


Disturbing photographs and footage have been released from multiple sources showing square shaped clouds showing up all over the world.
Source: https://www.disclose.tv

Thanks to: https://helenastales.weebly.com/

Abnormal square clouds are forming around the world and nobody can explain why

It’s unusual, incredible, strange and totally wrong. Clouds should not look like a square. But such clouds that began appearing all across over our planet in recent years are now constantly increasing… And this is alarming!


What are the reasons for these strange cloud formations? What’s behind this strange weather phenomenon? Can nature really create clouds in the form of a square with an angle of 90 degrees? Impossible!
Mysterious square clouds over Devon, UK. Via Daily Mail
A result of HAARP? Another proof of climate control? Geoengineering – weather management?
Strange square cloud over Tucson Arizona. Via Youtube video
Is there someone on Earth who can shape clouds in this way? with what technologies? We can control rain, hail and lightning using geoengineering so why not clouds.


So what’s behing those clouds? There are many options, but none of them has one hundred percent confirmation.
Some other examples of strange clouds captured in the sky around the world. And this should be a natural phenomnon? via Express
All the leading countries of the world categorically deny the use of climate control technologies. But how then?

Thanks to: http://strangesounds.org

Scientists use CRISPR to tweak butterfly wing color, change wing scale surface structure

Posted: 03 Jul 2018 01:05 PM PDT

Scientists use CRISPR to tweak butterfly wing color, change wing scale surface structure


July 3, 2018

The African butterfly Bicyclus anynana wildtype form (left) and with mutations in the melanin pathway, in particular in the gene yellow (right). Credit: William H. Piel and Antónia Monteiro 
Pigments and the fine structure of butterfly wing scales work together to generate a mosaic of colors and patterns that help the insect camouflage or attract mates. On July 3, in the journal Cell Reports, scientists show how it only takes a few pigment genes to modify both the color and the morphology of wing scales. The researchers used CRISPR/Cas9 to tweak wing colors of the squinting bush brown butterfly of East Africa Bicyclus anynana and found that it resulted in changes to the scales’ surface structure and rigidity, as well as color. The results show how pigmentation genes have dual roles in the formation of wing scales.
“Our research indicates that the color and structure of wing scales are intimately related because pigment molecules also affect the structure of scales,” says senior author Antónia Monteiro, a biologist at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Science and Yale-NUS College in Singapore. “Some end products of the melanin pathway, which produces butterfly wing pigments, play a role in both scale pigmentation and scale morphology.”
Postdoctoral fellow Yuji Matsuoka artificially disabled five of B. anynana’s pigment genes using CRISPR/Cas9 to better understand how each contributed to the butterfly’s wing color. Surprisingly, the mutations altered details of the wing scale structure, too. When a mutation prevented the pigment dopa-melanin from being generated, an extra sheet of chitin, a fibrous component of the exoskeleton, formed horizontally on the upper surface of the wing scale. And when a different mutation blocked the pigment dopamin-melanin, vertical blades of chitin appeared.
“Some butterflies can have vivid hues just by having simple thin films of chitin on their scales that interfere with incoming light to create shades known as structural colors without producing corresponding pigments,” says Monteiro. “Light beams reflecting off the top and bottom surfaces of the chitin layer can interfere with each other and accentuate specific colors depending on the thickness of the film, so our results might be interesting in this context.”

This visual abstract shows the findings of Matsuoka and Monteiro, who discover that deletions of the yellow and DDC melanin genes alter both the color and the morphology of Bicyclus anynana wing scales. Credit: Matsuoka & Monteiro/ Cell Reports

Wing colors and patterns are critical for butterflies to hide from predators and signal potential mates; should the mutations introduced in the lab occur naturally, they could jeopardize the insects’ survival and reproduction. “Butterfly color has always been described as either pigmentary or structural, but our work identifies the first candidate genes that may constrain the evolution of both of these forms of generating color,” says Monteiro.
“The morphology of wing scales is highly diverged; however, the genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying the development of butterfly wing scales have just started to be studied, and melanin products are one of the multiple molecules likely playing a role in this process,” says Matsuoka. “Further studies using other butterfly species and other cuticular components will help us understand more about the evolution and development of butterfly wing scales.”

Pigmented wing scales in the eyespots of B. anynana change color with mutations in the melanin pathway. Yellow mutant (left), wildtype (center), and DDC mutant (right). Credit: Yuji Matsuoka

“If we understand the developmental genetics of color, biotech companies of the future might be able to generate vivid, brilliant colors via bioengineering, based on butterfly scales, instead of having to nano-manufacture them using metals, which is currently extremely difficult to do,” Monteiro says. “These chitin-based colors would be lasting, biodegradable, and environmentally friendly.”
Explore further: Biologists discover gene responsible for unique appearance of butterflies’ dorsal wings
More information: Cell Reports, Matsuoka & Monteiro: “Melanin pathway genes regulate color and morphology of butterfly wing scales” www.cell.com/cell-reports/full … 2211-1247(18)30873-8
Journal reference: Cell Reports Provided by: Cell Press

Source: https://phys.org
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Elon Musk Sends SpaceX Engineers to Aid Soccer Team Trapped in Thai Cave

Posted: 07 Jul 2018 01:58 PM PDT

Elon Musk Sends SpaceX Engineers to Aid Soccer Team Trapped in Thai Cave
By Chelsea Gohd, Space.com Staff Writer |  July 6, 2018 06:07pm ET

Thai officers supervise the rescue mission inside Tham Luang Nang Non cave on June 28, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Twelve boys and their soccer coach have been trapped in the cave for nearly two weeks and rescue workers are working to get them out of the cave.
Credit: Linh Pham/Getty
Elon Musk is sending engineers from his SpaceX and The Boring Co. companies to aid in the rescue of a youth soccer team in Thailand that’s trapped in a cave and running out of time.
Twelve boys and their 25-year-old soccer coach have been trapped in the Tham Luang cave in Thailand for almost two weeks as of today (July 6). The boys, who range in age from 11 to 16, were exploring the cave when a flash flood trapped them. As oxygen levels continue to drop, the boys are getting more and more exhausted, which in turn is leading to malnourishment among them. In addition, heavy rain is forecast this weekend for the area. Worried authorities say they fear time is running out to save the team.
Former Thai navy SEAL diver Saman Gunan (also reported as “Kunan”) died early this morning (July 6) while working as a volunteer alongside a rescue team. Despite the rescue mission’s extreme difficulty and danger, Musk is hopeful that his engineers can come up with a solution before it’s too late. [Gallery: Rescuers Race Against Time to Save Soccer Team Trapped in Thai Cave]

“SpaceX & Boring Co engineers headed to Thailand tomorrow to see if we can be helpful to govt. There are probably many complexities that are hard to appreciate without being there in person,” Musk wrote via Twitter early this morning.

Elon Musk  ✔️  @elonmusk

· 6 Jul

Replying to @JamesWorldSpace 
Looks like 1st bit of water is close enough to entrance to be pumped out. 2nd & 3rd would need battery packs, air pumps & tubes. If depth of 2nd is accurate, would need ~0.5 bar tube pressure. Prob need to enter tube, zip up & then transit.

It seems like Musk’s aid mission began on Twitter. Twitter user @MabzMagz tweeted at Musk, asking if there were any way the billionaire entrepreneur — who runs the electric-car company Tesla — might be able to help. Musk responded and discussed possible solutions on Twitter with @MabzMagz and entrepreneur @Jamesworldspace.
Noting the relevant experience of these engineers, Musk added on Twitter that The Boring Co. “is pretty good at digging holes.” (The company aims to alleviate traffic congestion in big cities by establishing a network of tunnels.)

A rescuer worker walks between the hoses which are carrying water out of Tham Luang Nang Non cave on July 5, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand, where rescue crews are working to retrieve 12 boys and their soccer coach after nearly two weeks trapped in a cave. Videos released by the Thai Navy SEAL shows the boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 15-year-old and the challenge now will be to extract the party safely.
Credit: Linh Pham/Getty
Neither Musk nor his companies’ representatives have yet to disclose any concrete rescue plans. However, “Once we confirm what exactly will be helpful to send or do, we will. We are getting feedback and guidance from the people on the ground in Chiang Rai to determine the best way for us to assist their efforts,” a spokesperson for The Boring Co. told The Verge.
So far, over 1,000 people are involved in the rescue of the boys and their coach, as reported by Live Science. Musk hopes that the additional input and help of his engineers will lead to a life-saving solution.
So far, Musk has posed a few hypothetical solutions on Twitter, including potentially inserting “a 1m diameter nylon tube (or shorter set of tubes for most difficult sections) through cave network & inflate with air like a bouncy castle. Should create an air tunnel underwater against cave roof & auto-conform to odd shapes like the 70cm hole.”

James Yenbamroong  @JamesWorldSpace

· 5 Jul

Replying to @elonmusk 
SpaceX team reached out to us today to help connect to Thai govt. Our team connected and provided some prep feedback to your team. For pumps, cave has narrowest 70cm cross section and about 5km to 13 guys. For vertical drill, it’s about 1/2 mile down and tricky

Elon Musk  ✔️  @elonmusk

Maybe worth trying: insert a 1m diameter nylon tube (or shorter set of tubes for most difficult sections) through cave network & inflate with air like a bouncy castle. Should create an air tunnel underwater against cave roof & auto-conform to odd shapes like the 70cm hole.
12:29 AM – Jul 6, 2018

Thanks to: https://www.space.com 

Iran just Accused the West of Engineering Drought for the 2nd Time

Posted: 11 Jul 2018 11:38 AM PDT

Iran just Accused the West of Engineering Drought for the 2nd Time
Markab Algedi 

  • Jul 5, 2018

Iran Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali, the man in charge of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization recently came out and openly said Iran’s clouds were being “stolen” by Israel and another nation in the region.
He said that they were altering the clouds before they pass over Iran.

(Image credit: Metro)

He described the exact same thing that others in America, specifically California have observed about drought: the skies are sprayed, and then the rain doesn’t fall.
Photographic evidence can easily verify that the skies are sprayed over Israel and Turkey, and if they tested the rain like independent researchers did in California, they would probably find the signature geoengineering materials aluminum, barium, and strontium, like California.

Photographic evidence of stratospheric aerosol injection above Israel (Image credit: youtube)

For years, Iranian leaders have been painting a picture of geoengineering over the Mediterranean. They have described technology being used to make the rain clouds passing over Iran not fall. They seem to be describing a situation in which the skies are sprayed just West of Iran over the Mediterranean, and then the rain does not fall in Iran, until it skips the country and rains or snows further East.
People who know about geoengineering, sprayed skies, and drought don’t find this description to be difficult to understand. In contrast, this is how the mainstream is reporting on it.
At a conference, the general said “The changing climate in Iran is suspect. Foreign interference is suspected to have played a role in climate change.”
He went on to say that a scientific study in Iran was performed, and it confirmed the claims made by Iranians, including former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2012.

Former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Image credit: breakingisraelnews)

Will this study be released to the public outside of Iran? People aware of sprayed skies and geoengineering can only hope that it is released.
“Israel and another country in the region have joint teams which work to ensure clouds entering Iranian skies are unable to release rain,” the general continued.
“On top of that, we are facing the issue of cloud and snow theft,” the general continued. He cited a survey which shows that above 2,200 meters, all nearby mountainous areas between the Mediterranean and Afghanistan are covered by snow, except Iran.

(Image credit: iran-bn)

The tabloid mainstream media were the primary ones in the West to pick this story up. If they belittle it, you know it’s probably striking a nerve.

A Metro article from the UK found an Iranian meteorological service figure to counter the claims. “Iran has suffered a prolonged drought, and this is a global trend that does not apply only to Iran,” the head of Iran’s meteorological service Ahad Vazife said.
Yeah, and the Iranian scientists and government officials are boldly not backing down when it comes to figuring out why it’s a “global trend.” It’s a global trend because in certain areas, spraying and weather modification seems to be happening, on every continent. Iran has obviously been hit much worse.

Dried riverbed of Zayandeh river with Khaju Bridge in background, Isfahan Iran. (Image credit: ft)

North Korea also just happens to be facing several year long, terrible drought.
This issue goes so much deeper than the drought in Iran, or the drought in California: that is, the issue of the skies being secretly sprayed with aluminum to modify the weather, or even openly sprayed with aluminum as part of a public relations campaign to “stop global warming” with ulterior motives.

(Image credit: University of Leeds)

Persia, in modern times known as Iran, has been the number one enemy of Western power since the birth of Western civilization. The longest conflict in world history, at least recorded history was between various Roman and Persian empires, and due to Persia’s protection provided by the mountainous region of Afghanistan and several other factors, it has remained unconquerable yet.
Many understand that drought is being caused in locations around the world with the spraying of the skies, and as it seems, facilities on the ground that beam a type of electromagnetic current through the stratosphere to guide weather systems, or make rain not fall in a particular area.
Those who have diligently studied the skies being sprayed over them, and the things that happened in their area after that, all notice that drought immediately follows a period of time where spraying is increased.
You can smell it, you can test the rain and find the known, proven components of geoengineering material, aluminum, barium, strontium, and the evidence can be examined closely here in this free PDF version of a book critical to this issue.

However if you’re skeptical of this being real, please do keep reading and if you care to do so, research all of this. Check the evidence for the existence of this entire field of science, geoengineering, in this book and check those sources.
This may become one of the worst problems of our time in the next several decades. For the next several decades, our health may decline worse and worse as governments start to spray whatever they want on us, in addition to the geoengineering materials.

(Image credit: SS)

Being as real as I possibly can writing this, I just hope people see this situation for what it is as soon as possible.
We’re being sprayed. Every day you can smell it on your clothing when you go inside, difficult to smell while it’s in the air, but easy to smell once a person who has been outside enters the room covered in it and there is contrast between the odors.

What you’re smelling on people when they come inside, the stuff that smells like a mix between a wet dog and an aluminum welding shop, or a plastic slide at a playground, a static electricity or plasticky type smell: that’s aluminum and barium mostly, and a few other things. It’s being sprayed in the US, across Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Central America, Oceania, it’s global.


Some find it difficult to believe something can be sprayed on such a massive level. A nuclear physicist in San Diego believes they may produce the material to spray from coal fly ash, an abundant waste product.
Weather modification seems to be the entire reason why so much talk of global warming remains in the media, and under the guise of stopping global warming, scientists (and the ex-CIA director and others) are trying to raise public support for openly spraying the skies with aluminum to “reflect the light back into space.”

For over a year, we’ve been writing articles about how Harvard scientists were about to spray the sky in Arizona as part of a geoengineering “test,” as if they aren’t already spraying, to justify a paradigm of weather warfare under “stopping global warming.”
Now the study is being performed in Arizona. They’re inching closer to openly spraying the skies every day, with greater quantities of aluminum and toxic materials than right now.

(Image credit: harvard)

Truth is, they don’t want to reflect light and cool the planet by spraying the stratosphere with aluminum, they want to openly do what they’ve already been doing for about 2 decades constantly.
They want to alter the weather across the entire planet with sprayed aerosols and ground based technology, letting rain and drought hit whichever regions they prefer, while everybody believes it’s some altruistic necessity to protect us from global warming.

(Image credit: phys)

The above diagram claims that aerosol sprayed into the stratosphere will not fall onto clouds. How would it stay up there? We can already clearly observe it falling down after being sprayed, clearly smell it, clearly experience symptoms from it after it falls down, and we can see it mix with the clouds and cause rain to not fall.
Within a few decades, our children might be growing up with an outlook that if we don’t have the skies sprayed every day, the world will end due to climate change.
In a few decades, people could easily be in a state of fear to where they don’t even want the spraying to stop, because they’ve been so indoctrinated and manipulated into believing we need sprayed skies.
Please share this with as many people as possible.

(Image credit: Era of Wisdom)

MORE HERE: https://themindunleashed.com/2018/07/iran-just-accused-the-west-of-engineering-drought-for-the-2nd-time.html

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Flying cars closer to reality as test footage reveal vehicle which ANYONE can drive

Posted: 15 Jul 2018 01:39 PM PDT

Flying cars closer to reality as test footage reveal vehicle which ANYONE can drive


A startup has released test footage of a flying vehicle that can be ‘driven’ by anyone and is ‘affordable’.


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Wealthy Elite Reveal Plans To Leave Earth Before ‘Imminent’ Apocalypse

Posted: 15 Jul 2018 01:32 PM PDT

Wealthy Elite Reveal Plans To Leave Earth Before ‘Imminent’ Apocalypse
July 14, 2018 Sean Adl-Tabatabai

The wealthy elite are making preparations to leave planet Earth ahead of an imminent apocalyptic event that will render our planet completely inhabitable.
After interviewing a number of high-profile billionaires, documentary maker Douglas Rushkoff discovered that the world’s richest people are urgently making preparations to leave us all behind.

Rushkoff writes: Last year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I assumed would be a hundred or so investment bankers. It was by far the largest fee I had ever been offered for a talk — about half my annual professor’s salary — all to deliver some insight on the subject of “the future of technology.”
I’ve never liked talking about the future. The Q&A sessions always end up more like parlor games, where I’m asked to opine on the latest technology buzzwords as if they were ticker symbols for potential investments: blockchain, 3D printing, CRISPR. The audiences are rarely interested in learning about these technologies or their potential impacts beyond the binary choice of whether or not to invest in them. But money talks, so I took the gig.
After I arrived, I was ushered into what I thought was the green room. But instead of being wired with a microphone or taken to a stage, I just sat there at a plain round table as my audience was brought to me: five super-wealthy guys — yes, all men — from the upper echelon of the hedge fund world. After a bit of small talk, I realized they had no interest in the information I had prepared about the future of technology. They had come with questions of their own.
They started out innocuously enough. Ethereum or bitcoin? Is quantum computing a real thing? Slowly but surely, however, they edged into their real topics of concern.
Which region will be less impacted by the coming climate crisis: New Zealand or Alaska? Is Google really building Ray Kurzweil a home for his brain, and will his consciousness live through the transition, or will it die and be reborn as a whole new one? Finally, the CEO of a brokerage house explained that he had nearly completed building his own underground bunker system and asked, “How do I maintain authority over my security force after the event?”

The Event. That was their euphemism for the environmental collapse, social unrest, nuclear explosion, unstoppable virus, or Mr. Robot hack that takes everything down.
This single question occupied us for the rest of the hour. They knew armed guards would be required to protect their compounds from the angry mobs. But how would they pay the guards once money was worthless? What would stop the guards from choosing their own leader? The billionaires considered using special combination locks on the food supply that only they knew. Or making guards wear disciplinary collars of some kind in return for their survival. Or maybe building robots to serve as guards and workers — if that technology could be developed in time.
That’s when it hit me: At least as far as these gentlemen were concerned, this was a talk about the future of technology. Taking their cue from Elon Musk colonizing Mars, Peter Thiel reversing the aging process, or Sam Altman and Ray Kurzweil uploading their minds into supercomputers, they were preparing for a digital future that had a whole lot less to do with making the world a better place than it did with transcending the human condition altogether and insulating themselves from a very real and present danger of climate change, rising sea levels, mass migrations, global pandemics, nativist panic, and resource depletion. For them, the future of technology is really about just one thing: escape.
There’s nothing wrong with madly optimistic appraisals of how technology might benefit human society. But the current drive for a post-human utopia is something else. It’s less a vision for the wholesale migration of humanity to a new a state of being than a quest to transcend all that is human: the body, interdependence, compassion, vulnerability, and complexity. As technology philosophers have been pointing out for years, now, the transhumanist vision too easily reduces all of reality to data, concluding that “humans are nothing but information-processing objects.”
It’s a reduction of human evolution to a video game that someone wins by finding the escape hatch and then letting a few of his BFFs come along for the ride. Will it be Musk, Bezos, Thiel…Zuckerberg? These billionaires are the presumptive winners of the digital economy — the same survival-of-the-fittest business landscape that’s fueling most of this speculation to begin with.
‘The most important’ thing Jeff Bezos is working on has hit another milestone   4:23 PM ET Mon, 30 April 2018 | 01:06
Of course, it wasn’t always this way. There was a brief moment, in the early 1990s, when the digital future felt open-ended and up for our invention. Technology was becoming a playground for the counterculture, who saw in it the opportunity to create a more inclusive, distributed, and pro-human future. But established business interests only saw new potentials for the same old extraction, and too many technologists were seduced by unicorn IPOs. Digital futures became understood more like stock futures or cotton futures — something to predict and make bets on. So nearly every speech, article, study, documentary, or white paper was seen as relevant only insofar as it pointed to a ticker symbol. The future became less a thing we create through our present-day choices or hopes for humankind than a predestined scenario we bet on with our venture capital but arrive at passively.
This freed everyone from the moral implications of their activities. Technology development became less a story of collective flourishing than personal survival. Worse, as I learned, to call attention to any of this was to unintentionally cast oneself as an enemy of the market or an anti-technology curmudgeon.
So instead of considering the practical ethics of impoverishing and exploiting the many in the name of the few, most academics, journalists, and science-fiction writers instead considered much more abstract and fanciful conundrums: Is it fair for a stock trader to use smart drugs? Should children get implants for foreign languages? Do we want autonomous vehicles to prioritize the lives of pedestrians over those of its passengers? Should the first Mars colonies be run as democracies? Does changing my DNA undermine my identity? Should robots have rights?
Asking these sorts of questions, while philosophically entertaining, is a poor substitute for wrestling with the real moral quandaries associated with unbridled technological development in the name of corporate capitalism. Digital platforms have turned an already exploitative and extractive marketplace (think Walmart) into an even more dehumanizing successor (think Amazon). Most of us became aware of these downsides in the form of automated jobs, the gig economy, and the demise of local retail.
But the more devastating impacts of pedal-to-the-metal digital capitalism fall on the environment and global poor. The manufacture of some of our computers and smartphones still uses networks of slave labor. These practices are so deeply entrenched that a company called Fairphone, founded from the ground up to make and market ethical phones, learned it was impossible. (The company’s founder now sadly refers to their products as “fairer” phones.)
Meanwhile, the mining of rare earth metals and disposal of our highly digital technologies destroys human habitats, replacing them with toxic waste dumps, which are then picked over by peasant children and their families, who sell usable materials back to the manufacturers.
This “out of sight, out of mind” externalization of poverty and poison doesn’t go away just because we’ve covered our eyes with VR goggles and immersed ourselves in an alternate reality. If anything, the longer we ignore the social, economic, and environmental repercussions, the more of a problem they become. This, in turn, motivates even more withdrawal, more isolationism and apocalyptic fantasy — and more desperately concocted technologies and business plans. The cycle feeds itself.
The more committed we are to this view of the world, the more we come to see human beings as the problem and technology as the solution. The very essence of what it means to be human is treated less as a feature than bug. No matter their embedded biases, technologies are declared neutral. Any bad behaviors they induce in us are just a reflection of our own corrupted core. It’s as if some innate human savagery is to blame for our troubles. Just as the inefficiency of a local taxi market can be “solved” with an app that bankrupts human drivers, the vexing inconsistencies of the human psyche can be corrected with a digital or genetic upgrade.
Ultimately, according to the technosolutionist orthodoxy, the human future climaxes by uploading our consciousness to a computer or, perhaps better, accepting that technology itself is our evolutionary successor. Like members of a gnostic cult, we long to enter the next transcendent phase of our development, shedding our bodies and leaving them behind, along with our sins and troubles.
Our movies and television shows play out these fantasies for us. Zombie shows depict a post-apocalypse where people are no better than the undead — and seem to know it. Worse, these shows invite viewers to imagine the future as a zero-sum battle between the remaining humans, where one group’s survival is dependent on another one’s demise. Even Westworld — based on a science-fiction novel where robots run amok — ended its second season with the ultimate reveal: Human beings are simpler and more predictable than the artificial intelligences we create. The robots learn that each of us can be reduced to just a few lines of code, and that we’re incapable of making any willful choices. Heck, even the robots in that show want to escape the confines of their bodies and spend their rest of their lives in a computer simulation.
The mental gymnastics required for such a profound role reversal between humans and machines all depend on the underlying assumption that humans suck. Let’s either change them or get away from them, forever.
Thus, we get tech billionaires launching electric cars into space — as if this symbolizes something more than one billionaire’s capacity for corporate promotion. And if a few people do reach escape velocity and somehow survive in a bubble on Mars — despite our inability to maintain such a bubble even here on Earth in either of two multibillion-dollar Biosphere trials — the result will be less a continuation of the human diaspora than a lifeboat for the elite.
When the hedge funders asked me the best way to maintain authority over their security forces after “the event,” I suggested that their best bet would be to treat those people really well, right now. They should be engaging with their security staffs as if they were members of their own family. And the more they can expand this ethos of inclusivity to the rest of their business practices, supply chain management, sustainability efforts, and wealth distribution, the less chance there will be of an “event” in the first place. All this technological wizardry could be applied toward less romantic but entirely more collective interests right now.
They were amused by my optimism, but they didn’t really buy it. They were not interested in how to avoid a calamity; they’re convinced we are too far gone. For all their wealth and power, they don’t believe they can affect the future. They are simply accepting the darkest of all scenarios and then bringing whatever money and technology they can employ to insulate themselves — especially if they can’t get a seat on the rocket to Mars.
Luckily, those of us without the funding to consider disowning our own humanity have much better options available to us. We don’t have to use technology in such antisocial, atomizing ways. We can become the individual consumers and profiles that our devices and platforms want us to be, or we can remember that the truly evolved human doesn’t go it alone.
Being human is not about individual survival or escape. It’s a team sport. Whatever future humans have, it will be together.

Thanks to: https://yournewswire.com

Long-lasting fireballs over Western Siberia, impact reported, Russia & over Australia

Posted: 06 Aug 2018 08:22 AM PDT

Long-lasting daylight fireball over Western Siberia, impact reported, Russia

Posted by TW on August 05, 2018 in categories Editors’ picks, Meteor activity, Video gallery

Long-lasting daylight fireball over Western Siberia, impact reported, Russia

A bright daylight fireball was recorded over Western Siberia during late afternoon hours of August 4, 2018 (local time). The event lasted up to 20 seconds.

The event was recorded from several towns, including Yugansk and Surgut, and reported that it landed in a remote area.


Hundreds record long-lasting bright fireball over Australia, meteorites likely near Canberra

Posted by TW on August 05, 2018 in categories Editors’ picksMeteor activityVideo gallery

A very bright fireball streaked across the night sky over New South Wales and Victoria, Australia around 08:30 UTC (18:30local time) on August 4, 2018. The event lasted for more than 8 seconds and was recorded by hundreds of people. Astronomers said the object could have been between the size of a basketball and a fridge.
Hundreds of people reported seeing the meteor, David Finlay of Australian Meteor Reports said. Witnesses described a spectacular, bright orange or red to green and blue fireball.
“It was traveling east to west at super speed. It had a beautiful long bright blue tail. It split in two and then vanished. I’ve spent the last hour researching fireballs and now I’m completely hooked,” Ms. Javs wrote on AMR’s Facebook page.
Finlay said up to 700 people had joined his Facebook page since the sighting.
“I’m very confident that this meteor was large enough to survive to the ground,” he said.
According to his preliminary analysis, meteorites might have fallen around Cooma, near the Snowy Mountains south of Canberra.


Thanks to: https://watchers.news

According to RT, the emergencies ministry said it’s unaware of whatever dazzled the locals.

Some suggested it was a piece of a rocket burning up the atmosphere due to its entry angle and long-lasting nature.

There were no planned re-entries for August 4.


Mystery meteor reportedly exploded with 2.1 kilotons of force above a US military base — and the Air Force said nothing

Posted: 04 Aug 2018 10:16 AM PDT

Mystery meteor reportedly exploded with 2.1 kilotons of force above a US military base — and the Air Force said nothing

Tom Demerly,
The Aviationist
Aug. 3, 2018, 6:33 AM

[url=https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=Mystery meteor reportedly exploded with 2.1 kilotons of force above a US military base %E2%80%94 and the Air Force said nothing https://read.bi/2n6SZiL via @businessinsider] [/url]  
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  • Credible reports of a meteor exploding with 2.1 kilotons of force above a US Air Force early-warning radar at Thule Air Base in Greenland have surfaced.
  • The Air Force has been silent on the event.
  • Data from NASA shows a record of an object of unspecified size traveling at 24.4 kilometers per second (about 54,000 mph, or Mach 74) almost directly over Thule, Greenland.

A curious and credible tweet from the director of the Nuclear Information Project for the Federation of American Scientists, Hans Kristensen, on Wednesday at 5:14 p.m. ET said: “Meteor explodes with 2.1 kilotons force 43 km above missile early warning radar at Thule Air Base.”
That tweet apparently originated from a tweet on Tuesday afternoon by “Rocket Ron,” whose profile says they’re a “Space Explorer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.” The original tweet said: “A fireball was detected over Greenland on July 25, 2018 by US Government sensors at an altitude of 43.3 km. The energy from the explosion is estimated to be 2.1 kilotons.”

The incident is fascinating for a long list of reasons, not least of which is how the Air Force integrates the use of social media reporting (and non-reporting) into its official flow of information. As of this writing, no reporting about any such event appears on the public news website of the 12th Space Warning Squadron based at Thule, the 21st Space Wing, or the wing’s 821st Air Base Group that operates and maintains Thule Air Base in support of missile warning, space surveillance, and satellite command-and-control operations missions.
An AN/FPS-132 Upgraded Early Warning Radar, which can detect and warn of sea-launched ballistic missiles. US Air Force
Data from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows a record of an object of unspecified size traveling at 24.4 kilometers per second (about 54,000 mph, or Mach 74) at 76.9 degrees north latitude, 69.0 degrees west longitude, on July 25 at 11:55 p.m. That latitude and longitude checks out as almost directly over Thule, Greenland.
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows a record of the object’s reentry on its database.Twitter / Data via NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
According to NASA, its Near-Earth Object program database for objects entering the atmosphere shows that: “The data indicate that Earth’s atmosphere was impacted by small asteroids, resulting in a bolide (or fireball), on 556 separate occasions in a 20-year period. Almost all asteroids of this size disintegrate in the atmosphere and are usually harmless.” That is a rate of one asteroid, or “bolide,” every 13 days over the 20-year study.
But there are exceptions.
You may recall the sensational YouTube and social media videos of the very large Chelyabinsk meteor that struck the earth on February 15, 2013. Luckily, it entered the Earth’s atmosphere at a shallow trajectory and largely disintegrated. Had it entered at a more perpendicular angle, it might have struck the Earth with significantly greater force. Scientists report that Chelyabinsk was the largest meteor to hit the Earth in the modern recording period, over 60 feet (20 meters) in diameter. Over 7,000 buildings were damaged and about 1,500 people were injured in the incident.


What is perhaps most haunting about the Chelyabinsk meteor — and perhaps, we may learn, this most recent Greenland incident — is that there was no warning (at least, not publicly). No satellites in orbit detected the Chelyabinsk meteor, and no early-warning system knew it was coming, according to scientists. Because the radiant or origin of the Chelyabinsk meteor was out of the sun, it was difficult to detect in advance. It arrived with total surprise.
Northern Russia seems to be a magnet for titanic meteor strikes. The Tunguska event of 1908 was a meteor that struck in the Krasnoyarsk Krai region of Siberia. It flattened over 770 square miles of Siberian taiga forest but curiously seems to have left no crater, suggesting it likely disintegrated entirely about 6 miles above the Earth. The massive damage done to the taiga forest was from the shockwave of the object entering the atmosphere prior to disintegration. While this recent Greenland event is very large, at 2.1 kilotons (2,100 tons of TNT) of force for the explosion, the Tunguska event is estimated to have been as large as 15 megatons (15 million tons of TNT).
It will be interesting to see how (and if) popular news media and the official defense news outlets process this recent Greenland incident. But while we wait to see how the media responds as the Twitter dust settles, it’s worth at least a minor exhale knowing this is another big object that missed hitting the Earth in a different location at a different angle and potentially with a different outcome.
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Daily Notes 08.16.18


Making people feel like a million bucks is what Stringham is good at.

“You’re not used to having people help you put on your clothes,” Stringham said to Carmody.

“No, I’m not,” said Carmody with a laugh.

“Just straight back,” said Stringham.

Stringham is one of the owners of Utah Woolen Mills in Salt Lake City. It’s a high-end clothing store where customers could easily spend thousands of dollars on a single suit. However, Stringham knows how a good suit can make a man feel.

“It’s amazing to look at yourself for maybe even the first time and see that, ‘I can do this. I can get that job.’ The confidence level goes from 10 to maybe 110,” said Stringham.



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Before and after: The destruction from the Dollar Ridge Fire

By Devon Dewey, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th, 2018 @ 3:28pm

38 photos

Dollar Ridge Fire Burn Scar
Devon Dewey, KSL.com
Editor’s note: These drone flights were done while flight restrictions were lifted and in coordination with fire officials. Never fly a drone near an active wildfire.FRUITLAND — The Dollar Ridge Fire continues to burn near Strawberry Reservoir and, as of Wednesday afternoon, had burned 68,400 acres and is 90 percent contained.

The southwest section of the fire perimeter is currently burning, near the Timber Canyon area. The fire has destroyed at least 74 homes and hundreds of sheds and camp trailers but is no longer threatening any structures at this time.

The fire began on July 1 and is human-caused, but officials have not released any specific details regarding how it started. On July 23, it was 93 percent contained with 57,000 acres burned and 310 firefighters assigned. By Aug. 6, 91 firefighters were assigned, the fire grew to 59,000 acres and containment was lowered to 90 percent due to fire growth.

Since Aug. 6, the fire burned another 9,400 acres and there are now 245 firefighters assigned.

To read about other wildfires burning in Utah, click here.

Below are some photos showing the before and after of several areas within the burn scar.

Click the photo below to explore a 360-degree image of the burn scar.



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Email scams have cost Utah businesses more than $20M this year, FBI warns

By Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th, 2018 @ 7:00pm


10PM: Email scams have cost Utah businesses more than $20M this year, FBI warns
SALT LAKE CITY — With two alleged scammers set to stand trial in Salt Lake City in the coming months, the FBI is warning Utah business owners about falling into email fraud schemes.”In 2017, 150 different Utah businesses reported cumulative losses of $5 million” from such schemes, said Jeffrey Collins, the FBI special agent in charge of the cyber task force in Salt Lake City.

“This year, we’ve already had well over $20 million — so it’s rising.”

The FBI is trying to prevent business email compromise schemes in Utah — crimes where scammers will target both businesses and individuals performing wire transfer payments.

A scammer gets access to a legitimate business account, either by hacking or other means, then poses as a supervisor or CEO and requests an urgent company wire transfer to an account.

Scammers can also create a dummy account after doing some spying by hacking into an account. They will then impersonate a real email account with a slight misspelling or will use a dot-net email instead of dot-com.

“Please i will need you to take care of a financial obligation quickly. What is the required information needed for you to process a domestic wire transfer? Regards, (Redacted),” one such email obtained by the FBI reads from a Utah business about to be scammed.

In this instance, the scammer, posing as a higher-up, gave the employee the details of a bank account and requested an unknown amount. An email later, the employee, thinking he or she was corresponding with the boss, replied that the transfer was handled.

“I see numerous complaints come in per week where businesses have lost $100,000; $200,000,” Collins said. “We had one recently — $20 million.”

“Sometimes this money is lost in just a few emails,” Collins said. “That’s all it takes for someone to be defrauded.”

The FBI reports that these email scams have been known to heavily target the real estate sector in recent years. However, victims can come from anywhere.

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“Although we call it business email compromise, victims can also be non-businesses,” said assistant U.S. attorney Carl LeSueur. “There are couples who have lost down payments on their first home this way.”

LeSeuer said “nobody is outside the scope of this threat.” Scammers have been known to target title insurance companies, real estate brokers, law firms and small businesses in order to get the money they want.

“Our goal really is to educate the public to try and prevent these crimes,” Collins said. “It’s become a significant enough problem that we want to get the message out to the public.”

Since scammers may slightly misspell or use a dot-net email address, Collins warned business owners to exercise caution with their correspondence.

“Looking at that, being careful when you are dealing with any sort of business transaction,” Collins said. “Making sure that that’s the legitimate email address — that’s probably first and foremost.”

Collins’ other suggestion: Pick up the phone.

“Just before you’re going to send the money,” he said, “call and confirm those banking details to make sure it’s really who you’re intending to send it to.”

Sometimes this money is lost in just a few emails. That’s all it takes for someone to be defrauded.

–Jeffrey Collins, FBI special agent

Saheed Yusuf, 32, and Vanisha Wright Matthis, 46, both of Atlanta, are alleged to have scammed a Utah business out of $58,000 in 2016. Following a five-count indictment related to alleged email fraud schemes, the two are set to stand trial in Utah starting in October and September, respectively.

The FBI is not releasing the identity of the Utah business cited in the official indictment, filed on June 6.

Since October 2013, the FBI reports that over $12.5 billion has been lost to scams like these worldwide. In the U.S. during that period, over 41,000 people have been reported to be victims of these email scams, totaling a $2.9 billion loss.



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MoviePass users who canceled were re-subscribed mistakenly, company says

By Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th, 2018 @ 7:33pm


SALT LAKE CITY — MoviePass users who had previously canceled their subscriptions learned this week that they had been opted-in to the company’s new plan, despite canceling the service.The company chalked it up to bugs and is working to fix the issue, according to a MoviePass spokeswoman.

MoviePass subscribers took to Twitter to complain about the difficulties with canceling the service.

“I cancelled my @MoviePass account over the weekend and tonight I got an email claiming that I ‘accepted’ a new deal and that my cancellation has been overwritten,” Twitter user @_aldomacias wrote on Monday. “When I try to cancel my subscription again the app displays an error message. Not OK!”

Twitter user @Cheesyry said he tried to cancel again after learning he was re-subscribed to the company’s new plan, but still had trouble.

“I cancelled my Moviepass this morning & tonight I get an email claiming that I “accepted” a new deal and my cancellation has been overwritten,” he wrote. “@MoviePass this is shady and unacceptable.”

After changing the way it operates multiple times in the last few months, MoviePass announced new terms of service last week that take effect today.

The new plan still costs $9.95 per month, but users will only be allowed to see up to three standard movies per month, according to a statement from MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe that was emailed to subscribers last week.

MoviePass became aware of users having trouble with cancellations on Monday, according to an emailed statement from the company.

“We have fixed the bugs that were causing the issue and we have confirmed that none of our members have been opted-in or converted to the new plan without their express permission,” the statement said. “In addition, all cancellation requests are being correctly processed and no members were being blocked from canceling their accounts.”

Anyone with further questions about cancellations is asked to contact MoviePass customer support through the company’s app, the statement said.

The new $9.95-per-month subscription no longer will include peak pricing, a feature that required MoviePass users to pay a fee to see movie showings at certain times. Ticket verification, which required users to submit a photo of their movie ticket stub to the MoviePass app after purchasing it, also has been axed from the service.

Previously, the company disallowed users from seeing major films, such as “Mission: Impossible — Fallout” and “Christopher Robin” for up to several weeks after they opened. Now, many major studio first-run movies will be included with the service, but there will be some exceptions, according to Lowe.

Users will be able to opt-in to the new plan or cancel their service by their next billing date if they haven’t already done so, according to the MoviePass statement. Users who don’t respond by the end of their next billing cycle will automatically have their service canceled, the statement said.

People who are on annual or quarterly subscription plans won’t be impacted by the changes until it is time for them to renew, according to Lowe.

“It’s been an exciting journey so far, and MoviePass is here to stay,” Lowe said in the email. “Your endless support, understanding and enthusiasm are greatly appreciated.”



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Police group worried about enforcing recreational marijuana ban if medical use initiative passes

By Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th, 2018 @ 10:15pm


SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Chiefs of Police Association told legislators Wednesday it has concerns over how feasible it will be for officers to quickly determine whether a person is lawfully or unlawfully carrying marijuana with them, in the event that a ballot initiative permitting its medical use passes.”We recognize that for a law enforcement officer on the street, it could be difficult for them to distinguish between legal cannabis possession, purchase and cultivation, versus illegal,” said Tom Ross, Bountiful police chief and president of the board of directors for the Utah Chiefs of Police Association. “We’re not sure how the officer on the street is going to be able to easily make a determination.”

The organization spoke Wednesday to the Health and Human Services Interim Committee about issues they believe may need addressing in implementing Utah’s medical marijuana ballot initiative if voters pass it.

The Department of Health, Department of Public Safety, Department of Agriculture, and Utah Administrative Offices of the Courts also spoke to the committee to weigh in on challenges their agencies might face in implementing the initiative, prompting committee members to open a bill file specifically to address those concerns.

The initiative would allow patients with certain illnesses to obtain clearance for a medical card through their physician, allowing them to possess marijuana legally.

Ross, who was also speaking on behalf of the Utah Sheriff’s Association, said enforcing laws against marijuana possession may also be complicated if the initiative passes because “individuals will be able to legally possess cannabis before the medical cards are even in place and ready to go.”

Ross was referring to a portion of the Utah Medical Cannabis Act which states that until July 1, 2020, just a short time after medical cannabis cards would first be issued, “it is an affirmative defense to criminal charges … that the individual would be eligible for a medical cannabis card, and that the individual’s conduct would have been lawful” after that date with such a card.

“Looking at it from an officer-on-the-street perspective, how are they going to be able to recognize all the qualifying illnesses?” Ross said, talking of the conditions that can qualify a person for a doctor-approved medical marijuana card.

Connor Boyack, president of Libertas Institute — an organization tightly connected with the origins of initiative campaign and the Utah Patients Coalition, the campaign’s largest in-state donor — spoke to the committee on behalf of the initiative’s advocates and responded to concerns about implementation.

Boyack contends that the reason for the “affirmative defense is just to say, if you want to go to a judge and appeal your case” on medical grounds, “you will at least have the option of doing so.”

He said it wouldn’t be fair to patients not to preserve that legal defense while bureaucratic efforts to produce cards would be still catching up with Utahns’ vote to protect medical use of marijuana.

Jacey Skinner, deputy court administrator for the Utah Administrative Offices of the Courts, told the committee that the affirmative defense portion of the initiative would likely lead to “hotbeds of discussion and lots of motions” in Utah courtrooms, but “those are things the courts are well accustomed to dealing with.”

“The language itself doesn’t present specific problems for the courts,” Skinner added.

Boyack also said legal versus illegal possession of marijuana will be more easily identifiable for police officers thanks to the initiative mandating that lawfully purchased product be kept in a secure container with specified labeling and packaging requirements — including a trackable batch identification number.

Despite his counterarguments, Boyack said, he and other advocates are not trying to say provisions detailing how the initiative should be implemented should be left untouched by legislators after being passed by voters.

“(We are) more open than ever to say we recognize the legislature has an interest in making sure appropriate safeguards are in place,” he said — assuming a good faith effort to ensure “the core of what the public has passed is being enacted.”

Dr. Marc Babitz, deputy director of the Utah Department of Health, said the initiative would require that his agency build an electronic system keeping track of doctors’ recommendations granting patients medical cannabis cards.

“We don’t have that system. … There’s a whole new system required,” Babitz told the committee.

Babitz said that and several other implementation tasks “would be very difficult on our budget and other responsibilities.”

Babitz worried that “there’s nothing in the initiative that helps us verify that dispensaries are complying with the guidelines that are listed.”

Boyack disagreed with the characterization of a lack of enforcement ability regarding dispensaries. He said the initiative specifies “inspections can be conducted at any time.”

Scott Ericson, deputy commissioner of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, said there are currently multiple laws whose regulations conflict with that of the initiative, meaning such contradictions would need to be settled one way or another if the measure passes.

Ericson also said the initiative could, in fact, undo the effects of recent Utah laws enabling the sale of CBD oil at pharmacies and other places.

“The initiative language, from our understanding … would require all cannabis products sold in the state to be sold in a dispensary,” he said. “So the current language makes (CBD oil) available in many more places … than the initiative would.”

Boyack said he is of the view that “there is no conflict” between the initiative and Utah laws expanding CBD oil availability in the state.


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Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical in oat products, report says

By Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Aug 16th, 2018 @ 7:27am

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars contain higher levels of a chemical found in the weed killer Roundup than what the Environmental Working Group considers safe, according to a report released Wednesday by the advocacy group.Almost three-quarters of food samples tested showed higher glyphosate levels than what the group’s scientists believe to be “protective of children’s health,” the report indicates.

Last week, a jury at the Superior Court of California in San Francisco awarded $289 million in damages to a groundskeeper whose attorney argued that Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, caused his terminal cancer.

“We will appeal this decision and continue to vigorously defend this product, which has a 40-year history of safe use and continues to be a vital, effective and safe tool for farmers and others,” Monsanto Vice President Scott Partridge said in a statement at the time.

“More than 800 scientific studies, the US EPA, the National Institutes of Health and regulators around the world have concluded that glyphosate is safe for use and does not cause cancer,” Partridge said.

However, the human health effects of glyphosate remain uncertain, because the product has additional chemical ingredients that, individually or combined, might be carcinogenic, among other reasons. Many scientists and scientific organizations, including the US Environmental Protection Agency, state that in the amounts commonly consumed in food, glyphosate is not harmful to human health.

However, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the cancer agency that falls under the World Health Organization, classifies it as “probably carcinogenic to humans.”

“Not every health agency in the world and not every spokesperson in the world has agreed that glyphosate can cause cancer,” said Olga Naidenko, the Environmental Working Group’s senior science adviser for children’s health.

However, Naidenko, who was not an author of the report, believes that there are “conflicts of interest standing behind some” of the positive opinions of glyphosate and that Monsanto has tried to influence the EPA so that it will continue to allow use of the chemical in the United States.

Over 750 herbicide products containing glyphosate are for sale in the United States, according to the National Pesticide Information Center, a cooperative formed by Oregon State University and the EPA.

A ‘more protective’ guideline

Introduced to the American market in 1974, glyphosate is an herbicide that can kill both broadleaf plants and grasses. Glyphosate products are used on farms, industrial areas, public parks, residential lawns and gardens, and aquatic systems for agricultural and forestry purposes.

For its new report, the Environmental Working Group conducted toxicology tests on dozens of oat-based foods sold across the country and used a health benchmark for glyphosate based on a cancer risk assessment that was developed by California state scientists, explained Alexis Temkin, author of the report and the group’s toxicologist.

“EWG used that level to then develop a guideline that was more protective for children’s health,” Temkin said. “It’s 100-fold lower.”

The Environmental Working Group’s guideline amount is 0.01 milligram per day, Naidenko said. Should this small amount be present in a single portion of food — about 2 ounces, 60 grams or roughly two cups of cereal — that would amount to a concentration of 160 parts per billion.

In other words, the group says that a person eating two cups of cereal a day contaminated by 160 parts of glyphosate per billion would have a one in a million risk of cancer linked to the chemical, according to Naidenko.

Of 45 samples of food products made with conventionally grown oats, two had no detectable glyphosate, 12 had levels of glyphosate that were lower than the group’s acceptable health benchmark, and 31 had levels of glyphosate at or higher than the benchmark. The highest levels were detected in two samples of Quaker Old Fashioned Oats.

“Quaker does not add glyphosate during any part of the milling process,” the company said in a statement. “Glyphosate is commonly used by farmers across the industry who apply it pre-harvest. Once the oats are transported to us, we put them through our rigorous process that thoroughly cleanses them (de-hulled, cleaned, roasted and flaked). Any levels of glyphosate that may remain are significantly below any limits and well within compliance of the safety standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the European Commission as safe for human consumption.”

In the tests, glyphosate was also found at detectable concentrations in five of 16 organic oat food samples.

The Environmental Working Group is focused on lifetime exposure to toxic herbicides, Naidenko said.

Conflicting results

“The concern about glyphosate is for long-term exposure,” she said. “As most health agencies would say, a single portion would not cause deleterious effects. But think about eating popular foods such as oatmeal every day or almost every day — that’s when, according to scientific assessments, such amounts of glyphosate might pose health harm.”

Glyphosate does not easily pass through human skin, and when it is ingested, it passes through the body relatively quickly, according to the National Pesticide Information Center. The vast majority of glyphosate leaves the body in urine and feces without being changed into another chemical. In some studies, high doses given to laboratory animals suggests this chemical has carcinogenic potential.

“Studies on cancer rates in people have provided conflicting results on whether the use of glyphosate containing products is associated with cancer,” the center’s website states. “Some studies have associated glyphosate use with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.”

Temkin said “That’s correct that glyphosate is metabolized very quickly and eliminated in the urine,” adding that other types of chemicals are metabolized very quickly yet are known to cause some harm. “Arguments that quick metabolism cannot result in harm from exposure to a chemical — especially if it’s a chemical that is very ubiquitous and something that somebody is exposed to on a daily basis — does not mean that it can’t have health effects.”


The glyphosate debate continues

But Alex Berezow, senior fellow of biomedical science at the American Council on Science and Health, a nonprofit group that says it advocates for evidence-based science and medicine, believes the new report is “absolutely atrocious.”

“According to the EPA, people should avoid consuming more than 2 mg of glyphosate for every kilogram of body weight,” Berezow wrote in an email.

“The good news is that nobody on Earth consumes anywhere near that amount of glyphosate,” said Berezow. “The EWG fabricated its own safety standard so that they could promote organic food. They’ve been doing this for years — ignoring the scientific literature in order to lobby for the organic industry.”

The European Food Safety Authority also rejects “the notion that glyphosate causes cancer,” he said.

Berezow said the chemical is “completely safe” to humans because it interferes with chemical reactions in plants that do not exist in humans. Because we lack this “metabolic pathway,” he said, “it’s not even hypothetically possible for glyphosate to be harmful.”

Dr. Paul Pharoah, professor of cancer epidemiology at the University of Cambridge, wrote in an email that “there have been multiple studies investigating the potential association between glyphosate exposure and cancer risk.”

“Some of these studies have serious flaws in their design,” said Pharoah, who was not involved in the new report. “It is not scientifically possible to prove ‘no association,’ but the evidence from these studies is that if there is an association the effect is very small.”

Pharoah said he could not comment on the methods used by the Environmental Working Group or the accuracy of the results, since he is an epidemiologist and not a toxicologist.

Still, he said he would not be “unduly concerned” about the health risks to children, given the lack of evidence linking the chemical to cancer in adults.

“This is not to say that I do not think that public policy should limit the acceptable amount of these chemicals found in foods,” Pharoah said.

Naidenko believes that glyphosate won’t be going anywhere anytime soon.

“This kind of chemical dependency is just not going to go overnight,” she said. “We know it is possible to grow oats and other grains without herbicides. Companies do not need to wait for EPA; they can simply talk to their suppliers and say, ‘please grow our oats without glyphosate, because our customers are complaining.’ ”

Temkin added, “this type of use of glyphosate is a very small percentage of the overall use, yet it can have the greatest impact on human health, so we think this is the place to target reducing the use of glyphosate.

“What we do know is that people don’t want to have pesticides or herbicides in their foods, and families really shouldn’t have to make a healthy choice that also comes with an additional risk,” she said.

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US newspapers to Trump: We’re not enemies of the people

By David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 16th, 2018 @ 9:12am

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NEW YORK (AP) — Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump’s attacks on “fake news” Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press.The Boston Globe, which set the campaign in motion by urging the unified voice, had estimated that some 350 newspapers would participate.

They did across the breadth of the country. The Portland (Maine) Press-Herald said a free and independent press is the best defense against tyranny, while the Honolulu Star-Advertiser emphasized democracy’s need for a free press.

“The true enemies of the people — and democracy — are those who try to suffocate truth by vilifying and demonizing the messenger,” wrote the Des Moines Register in Iowa.

In St. Louis, the Post-Dispatch called journalists “the truest of patriots.” The Chicago Sun-Times said it believed most Americans know that Trump is talking nonsense.

The Fayetteville Observer said it hoped Trump would stop, “but we’re not holding our breath.”

“Rather, we hope all the president’s supporters will recognize what he’s doing — manipulating reality to get what he wants,” the North Carolina newspaper said.

On Thursday morning, Trump again took to Twitter to denounce “fake news.”

He wrote: “The Boston Globe, which was sold to the the Failing New York Times for 1.3 BILLION DOLLARS (plus 800 million dollars in losses & investment), or 2.1 BILLION DOLLARS, was then sold by the Times for 1 DOLLAR. Now the Globe is in COLLUSION with other papers on free press. PROVE IT!”

That followed this tweet from the president: “THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA IS THE OPPOSITION PARTY. It is very bad for our Great Country….BUT WE ARE WINNING!”

The Morning News of Savannah, Georgia, said it was a confidant, not an enemy, to the people.

“Like any true friend, we don’t always tell you want you want to hear,” the Morning News said. “Our news team presents the happenings and issues in this community through the lens of objectivity. And like any true friend, we refuse to mislead you. Our reporters and editors strive for fairness.”

Some newspapers used history lessons to state their case. The Elizabethtown Advocate in Pennsylvania, for instance, compared free press in the United States to such rights promised but not delivered in the former Soviet Union.

The New York Times added a pitch.

“If you haven’t already, please subscribe to your local papers,” said the Times, whose opinion section also summarized other editorials across the country. “Praise them when you think they’ve done a good job and criticize them when you think they could do better. We’re all in this together.”

That last sentiment made some journalists skittish. Some newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal and the San Francisco Chronicle, wrote editorials explaining why they weren’t joining the Globe’s effort. The Chronicle wrote that one of its most important values is independence, and going along with the crowd went against that. Both the Chronicle and Baltimore Sun said that it plays into the hands of Trump and his supporters who think the media is out to get him.

Nolan Finley, columnist and editorial page editor of The Detroit News, spoke up for the press but added a scolding. He said too many journalists are slipping opinion into their news reports, adding commentary and calling it context.

“Donald Trump is not responsible for the eroding trust in the media,” Finley wrote. “He lacks the credibility to pull that off. The damage to our standing is self-inflicted.”

The Radio Television Digital News Association, which represents more than 1,200 broadcasters and web sites, is also asking its members to point out that journalists are friends and neighbors doing important work holding government accountable.

“I want to make sure that it is positive,” said Dan Shelley, the group’s executive director. “We’re shooting ourselves in the foot if we make this about attacking the president or attacking his supporters.”

It remains unclear how much sway the effort will have. Newspaper editorial boards overwhelmingly opposed Trump’s election in 2016. Polls show Republicans have grown more negative toward the news media in recent years: Pew Research Center said 85 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said in June 2017 that the news media has a negative effect on the country, up from 68 percent in 2010.


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5 issues that will affect the 2018 midterm elections

By Kurt Manwaring, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 15th, 2018 @ 2:01pm

SALT LAKE CITY — The 2018 midterm elections will be affected by a number of issues, including the Russia investigation, a possible government shutdown, a Supreme Court nominee and more.Here are five issues that will affect the 2018 midterm elections.

1. President Trump

First and foremost, the 2018 midterm elections will be about President Donald Trump. Midterm elections are considered presidential referendums no matter who is in office.

According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, more than half of those preparing to go to the polls indicated that their vote will be a reflection of how they feel about the president.

Did the president collude with Russia in the 2016 election? Do the president’s personal morals reflect those of the country as a whole? Does it even matter?

The 2018 midterm elections will prove one way or another what voters on both sides of the aisle most care about.

2. Immigration

Immigration is quickly climbing the chart in terms of issues important to voters. Not only is there a sharp partisan divide on the ethics of immigration enforcement such as separating children from their families, but the president has threatened a government shutdown leading up to the election if Congress does not provide funding for a border wall.

Republicans loathe the idea of a government shutdown just before financially-affected voters go to the polls, but the president seems intent on forcing the issue regardless of the electoral consequences.

“I’ve heard a lot of people saying, ‘Oh, don’t do it before the election, we’ll upset the apple cart,” the president recently told radio host Rush Limbaugh.

“I’m not doing it for politics,” he added. “I’m doing it because it’s the right thing to do.”

Is it immoral to separate children from their immigrant parents or is it what needs to be done to stop illegal immigration? Is a border wall necessary to curb crime, prevent terror attacks, and stop immigration or is it an expensive and ineffective message of exclusion?

Whether examined from a moral or financial standpoint, immigration stands to be a critical issue in the upcoming elections.

3. Health care

One of the first major accomplishments of President Barack Obama was to shepherd the Affordable Care Act legislation that provided increased access to health care, and one of the first major accomplishments of President Trump was to revoke as much of the legislation as possible. Both major parties are poised to rehash the debates through the midterm elections.

Republicans oppose the legislation and consider increased access to health care an overreach of government. Accordingly, payments to insurance providers are held back and the integral “individual mandate” has been removed from the legislation. These changes largely neuter the legislation. If Republicans hold onto Congressional majorities, it may be possible to eliminate the health care bill in its entirety.

Democrats are incensed at what they view as a betrayal of the American people by the government. They may not have secured a single Republican vote when passing the health care legislation in history, but view their victory as a great accomplishment. If they can regain a majority in Congress, it may be possible to restore critical elements of the legislation.

Both Republicans and Democrats have a great deal at stake in the midterm elections.


4. Supreme Court

Another partisan issue that will certainly affect the midterm elections is the makeup of the United States Supreme Court. President Trump has already succeeded in appointing one conservative justice to the court during his term. A second appointment in the wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement would be a clear coup for Republicans and a disaster for Democrats.

The Supreme Court is technically an apolitical body, but partisanship has been a part of the nomination process for a long time. During the Obama administration, Republicans were against the idea of a liberal appointment to the court, so they blocked the nomination of Merrick Garland. Democrats later facilitated the appointment when President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, but a second appointment is likely to engender a far greater fight.

Both sides see the issue as one that will affect abortion rights, campaign financing and many other important issues. The midterm elections will determine those who vote on the next Supreme Court Justice.

5. Russia

Russia will play a role in the midterm elections in two significant ways. First, the Trump administration and the president himself are embroiled in a controversy over whether there was purposeful collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. The administration first denied any alleged contact, then explained discovered contact, and now is putting forth an argument it is not illegal even if collusion is confirmed.

While special counsel Robert Mueller has yet to release a report, the issue sparks passion in both Republicans and Democrats.

Second, regardless of whether there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, the Soviet country is actively trying to influence the midterm elections.

“Russia attempted to interfere with the last election and continues to malign influence operations to this day,” said FBI Director Chris Wray on Aug. 2. He described the effort to affect the elections as a “24-7, 365-days-a-year” effort.

Just as the measurable effect of Russian influence in the 2016 presidential elections remains ambiguous, so too is the difficulty to predict exactly how the elections will be different because of Russian involvement. One thing remains certain: Russian will be a noticeable presence in the midterm elections in more than one way.

Kurt Manwaring is freelance writer and contributor to KSL.com. He is online at fromthedesk.org, and on Twitter at @fromthedesk_.



Brain regeneration: Your healthy 120-year-old brain

By East West Health  |  Posted Aug 15th, 2018 @ 3:00pm

How many of us would like to regenerate our brains and extend our youth? Well, advances in stem cell science and therapy are making giant strides toward making this dream a reality. Research shows that intranasal stem cell therapy has the potential to not only extend youth but to also augment the senses, improve memory and boost cognitive performance, reports Nature.com.

Understanding aging

Humans today are living longer than ever. In fact, “global life expectancy has risen more than seven years since 1990, equivalent to a year gained every three-and-a-half years,” says the BBC. The oldest person on record, Jeanne Calment, lived to the ripe ol’ age of 122. While this number is definitely impressive, some are now predicting that babies born today could live up to 150 years.

How is this possible? Well, first it helps to understand that the biology of aging comes down to poor regeneration or degeneration of tissues. Your body is composed of trillions of cells, but you lose over 300 million cells per minute.

Regenerative medicine could delay aging by empowering the body with the ability to regenerate cells and tissues like never before.


Brain regeneration with intranasal stem cell therapy

Building on the idea that aging is caused from the degeneration of tissues, a new therapeutic approach seeks to augment tissue regeneration in the brain. Sound like something out of a sci-fi novel? Actually, research and science back it up and now patients can receive brain neurogenesis treatments with the power of mesenchymal stem cells transmitted intranasally to treat the brain.

“MSCs boost the endogenous regenerative capacity by promoting neurogenesis and neuronal survival. Importantly, we show evidence that MSCs are directly involved in inducing and supporting a shift to a neurogenesis supportive environment,” said researchers to Science Direct.

Intranasal migration safe and effective method for delivering treatment

A preferred technique for getting MSCs into the brain is intranasally. The sensory nerves that allow you to taste and smell are in the sinuses. Accessing this area is accomplished with an intranasal approach.

Dr. William H. Frey II, senior director of Neurosciences Research at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, discovered the intranasal method for bypassing the blood-brain barrier, according to the University of Minnesota.

“Dr. Frey and research collaborators from Germany, including Lusine Danielyan MD, discovered that intranasal stem cells bypass the blood-brain barrier to reach the brain and treat Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s and cognitive decline successfully,” according to Neurology Reviews.

Doctors and scientists prefer the intranasal delivery of stem cells because they minimize systemic distribution by circumventing the blood-brain barrier and immediately entering the central nervous system. “Intranasal delivery of stem cells may therefore be a safe and non-invasive way of targeting the central nervous system,” writes Science Direct.

What could intranasal stem cell therapy treat?

The potential for intranasal stem cell therapy treatment is great. Intranasal stem cell delivery has proven successful in animals for treating Parkinson’s, stroke, MS, brain tumors, SCI and other brain disorders, according to the official journal of The Cure Alliance, CellR4.org.

“Stem cells, directed to differentiate into specific cell types, offer the possibility of a renewable source of replacement cells and tissues to treat diseases including macular degeneration, spinal cord injury, stroke, burns, heart disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis,” writes the National Institutes of Health.

When can you start seeing benefits of intranasal stem cell treatment?

Brain regeneration programs and treatments are now available for those interested in slowing the aging process and regenerating brain tissue and function. East West Health is one such provider of this cutting-edge approach to brain health and nervous system repair. T



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defense and aerospace industries. I have back
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last three years. Consistently, I found it significantly
outperforming the U.S. and global stock
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or more about the defense industry in recent
years than about space.
As an example, here is a chart of the stock
performance of Lockheed Martin, the largest
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relative to the NASDAQ and S&P since
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The mayor of the ever increasingly violent city of London is now seeking a ban on cars in certain areas after a “car attack.”  Since banning guns and regulating knives hasn’t worked, Sadiq Khan said he’s likely to ban cars to prevent future terrorist attacks.

Violence in London continues to spike regardless of the weapons used by those committing acts of aggression. But since a gun ban and severe knife regulations have failed to stop violence, Khan wants certain areas to be “car free zones” in response to an alleged terror attack committed with a car. According to Politico, Khan says his proposed car ban would help keep people and buildings safe after car drives into cyclists and pedestrians.

Kahn’s proposal comes after three people were injured when police say a car collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into barriers that line the Houses of Parliament. Police have arrested a 29-year-old British citizen originally from Sudan, identified as Salih Khater by British media outlets, on suspicion of committing the attack. Police claim that the alleged terrorist drove his Ford Fiesta from Birmingham to London late on Monday night. Just before the attack, police say he had been driving around the area of Westminster and Whitehall for about an hour and a half before driving into pedestrians and cyclists.

Khan told BBC radio that making certain areas only available to pedestrians would provide more safety to both citizens and buildings in the surrounding area. But he also said the city would need to ensure people “don’t lose one important thing about our democracy: People having an access to parliamentarians, people being able to lobby parliament and being able to come and visit parliament.” Kahn added, “I think there would be lots of challenges if we would do the whole square. It is a thoroughfare for cars, vehicles and commercial deliveries going through London,” he said. “So it’s possible to have a designed solution … in keeping our buildings and people as safe as we can do. And also not losing what is so wonderful about our city that is a vibrant democracy, people can walk around safely.”

Well, since all the other laws aimed at preventing violence have failed, why not just keep banning things? Pretty soon, everything will be illegal in the UK and the people will wonder when they actually became slaves to the government.

“We enter parliament in order to supply ourselves, in the arsenal of democracy, with its own weapons. If democracy is so stupid as to give us free tickets and salaries for this bear’s work, that is its affair. We do not come as friends, nor even as neutrals. We come as enemies. As the wolf bursts into the flock, so we come.” –Joseph Goebbels

The FBI is warning of a worldwide mass hacking plot that could see millions withdrawn from bank accounts. The major operation has forced the FBI to warn banks of an imminent “cashout” attack on cashpoints around the globe.

Banks have now been warned that they could fall victim to an “unlimited operation” in which millions of dollars could be withdrawn from cash machines. According to The Independent, the “jackpotting” scheme would see hackers use malware to take control of ATMs. Smaller banks with less sophisticated security are said to be most vulnerable to this attack. The “cashout” will most likely take place over the course of a few hours on a weekend after most banks have closed.

“The FBI has obtained unspecified reporting indicating cybercriminals are planning to conduct a global Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cash-out scheme in the coming days, likely associated with an unknown card issuer breach and commonly referred to as an ‘unlimited operation’,” states an FBI alert to banks that was obtained by cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs. “Virtually all ATM cashout operations are launched on weekends, often just after financial institutions begin closing for business on Saturday,” Krebs explained in a blog post.

“Historic compromises have included small-to-medium size financial institutions, likely due to less robust implementation of cybersecurity controls, budgets, or third-party vendor vulnerabilities. The FBI expects the ubiquity of this activity to continue or possibly increase in the near future,” the alert also stated.

The website Krebs On Security reported that criminals could create “fraudulent copies” of bank cards by installing their data on reusable magnetic strip cards.  The FBI warned that “at a pre-determined time, the co-conspirators withdraw account funds from ATMs using these cards.” In order to maximize the payouts during such cyber attacks, hackers will often remove the fraud controls such as withdrawal limits. This allows perpetrators to empty cash machines of all the money stored in them.

The FBI advised banks to review their security measures, keep their software up to date, and implement stronger protections when possible.

As of now, there is no clear way that one can protect themselves from this hack. Obviously, if you don’t have a bank account you won’t have to be concerned about this particular attack.




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South Africa ‘draws up a list of almost 200 farms it will seize from white farmers’ as ANC head says land should be taken from those with over 12,000 hectares WITHOUT compensation

  • Lobby group AfriForum claimed to have a list of 195 farms earmarked for seizure
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Anti-Ageing Breakthrough: Ageing Process REVERSED In Human Cells For First Time

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EXPRESS – August 14, 2018: The article highlights that scientists have successfully reversed the process of ageing in cells for the first time in a move which could help beat the likes of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The reversal of the process of ageing would give many people hope in a bid to remain healthier and ultimately live longer and now researchers have made a stunning breakthrough.

They found out that as the body ages, it loses its ability to control how genes are regulated and they ultimately become more damaged until we ultimately die.

A gene is activated by signals from inside or outside the cell to make a molecular message known as RNA. And the decision on which type of ‘message’ is created by a group of around 300 proteins is known as “splicing factors”.

However, they found out that as we get older the amount of splicing factors the proteins are able to make steadily decreases. And older cells are then ultimately less able to turn genes on and off to react to the environment which makes us more vulnerable to diseases which ultimately kill us off.

Researcher Lorna Harries, an Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics and Matt Whiteman, Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, both at University of Exeter, write for the Conversation that they have found a way to turn splicing factors back on: “In our new work, we showed that by treating old cells with a chemical that releases small amounts of hydrogen sulphide, we were able to increase levels of some splicing factors, and to rejuvenate old human cells. …Hydrogen sulphide is a molecule that is found naturally in our bodies and has been shown to improve several features of age-related disease in animals. …But it can be toxic in large amounts, so we needed to find a way to deliver it directly to the part of the cell where it is needed.”

That the toxicity can be reduced: “By using a ‘molecular postcode’ we have been able to deliver the molecule directly to the mitochondria, the structures that produce energy in cells, where we think it acts, allowing us to use tiny doses, which are less likely to cause side effects.”





Zeolite detox myths busted: In lab tests, zeolites do NOT bind with aluminum, lead, uranium, mercury or cadmium… only CESIUM

Zeolite myths

(NaturalNews) Much of what we’ve all been told about zeolites over the years is a myth. Sadly, even articles published on Natural News have inadvertently repeated this myth, although I am now directing staff to update all zeolite articles on Natural News to reflect the latest scientific findings I’m releasing on the public record.

Last week, I released ICP-MS laboratory analysis data that show the elemental composition of zeolites. Those data reveal something astonishing: zeolites which are consumed as a daily dietary supplement by health-conscious people may contain anywhere from 10ppm to 60ppm lead, plus another 24,000 – 30,000ppm aluminum.

Given that many people are consuming 15g daily of this zeolite powder, they are effectively swallowing 750 micrograms of lead each day, along with as much as 450mg of aluminum daily.

Laboratory testing reveals metals claims to be bogus

The claim by zeolite manufacturers and marketers has long been that zeolites absorb these metals and remove them from the body. Thus, we were all told, even if zeolites contained some lead, that wouldn’t be a problem because zeolites remove lead, we were promised.

After months of testing zeolites in the laboratory using a high-end Agilent 7700x ICP-MS instrument, I can now publicly state that zeolites are NOT effective at capturing or eliminating most heavy metals, including lead, uranium, mercury and cadium. Zeolites are also NOT effective at binding with aluminum.

See ICP-MS laboratory data below for full details. (And Click here for a tour of our lab website.)

We’ve all been hoodwinked by the zeolite industry

When it comes to zeolites, I believe we’ve all been hoodwinked by the zeolite industryand its marketers — people who tend to just repeat the same myths they’ve heard from everybody else, usually without conducting any original research themselves. Even more worrisome, if I hadn’t built the Natural News Forensic Food Lab and conducted this original research myself, none of what I’m about to tell you would have been made public by the zeolite manufacturers and marketers themselves.

It turns out that even zeolite consumers had no idea zeolites contained high levels of lead and aluminum. Most consumers have simply taken it on faith that zeolite marketers are telling the truth. The idea that “zeolites detox your body from heavy metals” is very nearly a truism mantra across the natural products industry. But it turns out to be no more true than the Flat Earth theories currently circulating across the ‘net.

Zeolites turn out to be really, really bad at accomplishing the very thing they’re promoted for: removing heavy metals from the body. The only well-known element zeolites are really strong at capturing and adsorbing is CESIUM, an element with several radioactive isotopes that often contaminate soils and water following nuclear disasters (Fukushima, Chernobyl). Cesium isotopes include 137 and 134, although 137 is by far the most worrisome and persistent in the environment (with a half life of around 29 years, if memory serves me correctly).

It seems I may very well be the only person in the world who has rigorously tested the binding ability of zeolites to various toxic elements and heavy metals in the laboratory. And here, I’m going to share the results with you that show zeolites to be all but worthless with most elements.

Metals Capturing Capacity

As you may recall, I pioneered a digestion simulation methodology that allowed me to test the ability of any substance to bind with toxic elements and heavy metals. Click here to watch my Metals Capturing Capacity video, or click here to see all my laboratory videos.

This process begins with placing the test substance into gastric acid that’s almost identical to human gastric acid found in the stomach. The gastric acid solution is then spiked with a known concentration and quantity of selected heavy metals in aqueous form.

From there, the substance is gently rocked for several hours to simulate the churning of the stomach. During this process, some test substances will ABSORB toxic elements (or adsorb, in the case of zeolites), while others will EMIT toxic elements.

For example, I have long established that chlorella, peanut butter and strawberries are all very effective at trapping mercury. I’ve also found that certain sources of plant-derived calcium are extremely good at capturing lead and cadmium. In fact, this is how I invented my patent-pending Heavy Metals Defense formula shown at this site. As you can see from the laboratory results published there, this formula results in a 99.9% reduction of lead concentration in the gastric acid digestion simulator.

You might wonder, then, what percentage of lead reduction do zeolites accomplish in lab testing?


In fact, slightly worse than zero. Zeolites actually increased the lead concentration of the gastric acid:

Starting concentration of lead, analyzed via ICP-MS: 10,871ppb

Resulting concentration lead, after digestion with zeolites: 11,011 – 11,600ppb depending on the zeolite brand.

In other words, zeolites INCREASED the lead concentration, adding to the amount of lead in the gastric acid. (That’s because zeolites contain a high concentration of lead and they can actually release lead during digestion.)

It’s the same story for cadmium

Starting concentration of cadmium, analyzed via ICP-MS: 10,524ppb

Resulting concentration of cadium, after digestion with zeolites: 10,586 – 11,867ppb

The cadmium went UP!

Here’s the result for arsenic:

Starting concentration of arsenic: 10,836ppb

Resulting concentration of arsenic, after digestion with zeolites: 9,028 – 11,198ppb

At this point, you might think something is wrong with my methodology. Why isn’t zeolite adsorbing anything and reducing the concentration of potentially toxic elements?

It turns out that zeolites are very, very good at binding with CESIUM!

Starting concentration of cesium: 10,927ppb

Resulting concentration of cesium, after digestion with zeolites: 1,461 – 1,930ppb

In other words, zeolites adsorbed nearly 87% of cesium. So we know the process of measurement works. This is fully consistent with the known scientific literature on zeolites being used to help decontaminate soils surrounding nuclear accidents. The zeolites “trap” the cesium-134 and cesium-137, blocking it from being taken up by plant roots and contaminating the food supply.

But the zeolites I tested didn’t reduce lead, cadmium or arsenic at all. In fact, they increased the concentration of those metals.

It is my belief that zeolite marketers started with the verifiable, true fact that zeolites adsorb cesium, then they generalized that to include “all heavy metals.” This is how the myth was born. From there, the myth got repeated over and over until everybody accepted it as a truism. But it isn’t true in lab tests. The only element I could get zeolites to capture in an efficient way was cesium. For other elements, the results just weren’t there.

Here’s the really bad news: Aluminum goes off the charts

One of the many claims made by zeolite marketers is that zeolites also remove aluminum from the body. This is a claim that’s even been repeated by guest authors whose articles have appeared here on Natural News.

Yet zeolites are made of very high concentrations of aluminum, and when you place zeolites in gastric acid (i.e. the human stomach), you get a huge increase in the aluminum concentration of the gastric acid.

In my tests, we started with an aluminum concentration of 12,248ppb. Here’s what we ended up with after digestion simulation using gastric acid:

Zeolite brand #1: 257,773ppb of aluminum

Zeolite brand #2: 210,044ppb of aluminum

Zeolite brand #3: 184,452ppb of aluminum

In other words, zeolites caused aluminum to INCREASE by as much as 2,100%.

That’s quite an increase of aluminum for a dietary supplement that claims to “detox” aluminum from the body.

By the way, for the purpose of laboratory methodology recordkeeping, the masses of zeolite used in these tests were:

Zeolite brand #1: 0.9997g
Zeolite brand #2: 1.0489g
Zeolite brand #3: 1.0074g

We’ve all been lied to about zeolites

My conclusion from this scientific testing simply cannot be overstated: We’ve been LIED to about zeolites.

Keep in mind that I say this at great personal cost and legal risk. Not only does this make Natural News look bad for publishing articles that previously repeated the zeolite myth I’m now shattering, but I already have one zeolite company threatening to sue me over these revelations. (No doubt more will threaten me soon, too.)

My commitment is to the truth, not to artificial protectionism of any particular industry or product line. In the same way that I talk about glyphosate found in foods, I’m also dedicated to talking about heavy metals found in dietary supplements.

At this point, it is my opinion that aside from the cesium-related claims, zeolites are being marketed with false claims that imply the substance detoxes your body from all heavy metals.

It is my opinion that the marketers of zeolites have perpetuated a series of false mythologies to profit from selling a product that actually increases the quantity of aluminum and lead being introduced to the body. The fact that zeolites are made with high concentrations of aluminum and lead is indisputable.

It is also my belief that all health-conscious consumers should immediately halt any dietary intake of zeolites right now, unless they are directed to consume zeolites by a qualified naturopathic physician for some emergency application such as accidentally swallowing cesium-137. Even then, that physician needs to read about these laboratory results because they, too, may have been misinformed about zeolites.

Supplement industry FAIL

What we are really dealing with here is a very popular dietary supplement that, in my view, may be substantially increasing the load of lead and aluminum among consumers who take that product on a daily basis (as directed on the labels).

Some of the marketing that has accompanied zeolites has been so outlandishly exaggerated and falsified that it really qualifies as fraud.

This was not apparent to me, of course, until I built a million-dollar laboratory facility and used it to test both the composition and function of zeolites. But now that I’ve done the research, I cannot deny the validity of the scientific results acquired via careful, meticulous testing methodologies.

The fact that I’m willing to go public with these findings is all the proof you need that I am committed to public health and safety for foods, drugs and dietary supplements as well. When I see a problem that I believe poses a potential risk to consumers, I make sure the lab tests are reproducible, then I go public with it to help raise awareness among consumers.

For the record, I do not sell zeolites as a dietary supplement. The closest I come is Cesium Eliminator which is combined with Heavy Metals Defense and is positioned for use only in extreme nuclear emergencies such as nuclear war. There is no financial motive for me to artificially attack the zeolite industry. In fact, it will probably cost me tens of thousands of dollars to defend myself against frivolous lawsuits that I expect will be filed by zeolite product manufacturers. This is definitely a case where “no good deed goes unpunished.”

The reason I am not afraid to go public with all this, however, is because any competent laboratory in the world can reproduce my results. Whatever lawsuits are leveled against me will eventually be thrown out because you can’t sue someone for reporting the truth as verified by competent labs.

If you’ve been taking zeolites, get your blood tested for lead and aluminum

I’m now officially encouraging zeolite consumers to have their blood tested for lead and aluminum.

Please share your results with me at Natural News, because if this is found to be widespread, we may be blowing the whistle on a dietary product that could be directly impacting the health of tens of millions of people… almost all of whom have been wildly misinformed about the composition and function of the product they are taking.

Zeolite manufacturers should voluntarily halt sales

Zeolite manufacturers and marketers, upon reading this, should voluntarily halt all sales of zeolite products. If they wish, they can hire other ICP-MS laboratories to reproduce my own findings and thereby prove to themselves that the information I’m releasing to the public is accurate and sincere.

If a dietary supplement company is acting with integrity and safety for their consumers, they would immediately halt sales of any supplement found to contain such high concentrations of lead and aluminum, especially when that item is positioned as a “daily detox” that promises to remove lead and aluminum.

You will now be able to tell exactly which supplement manufacturers are more interested in profit than public safety by observing who continues to sell zeolite. Those are the ones that will openly LIE about the composition of their products. It has already begun, in fact. One Natural News reader forwarded me a message from a zeolite company who claims their product has “no lead” in it because there were assured it was “100% pure.”

This is, of course, complete nonsense. All zeolites contain lead and aluminum. There’s no such thing as a lead-free, aluminum-free zeolite, especially since zeolites are made of aluminum.

Just as happened when I published heavy metals laboratory results for contaminated rice protein products, I now fully expect to witness a wave of total lies, defamatory attacks and fraudulent claims from the zeolite industry.

Now you know why my laboratory is in a private location and why myself and other lab technicians are armed at all times with active firearms. Telling the truth is a very risky business these days, and what I’ve come to learn the hard way is that certain fringe elements of the natural products industry can be just as sleazy and dishonest as the pharma and vaccine industries.

Nevertheless, the science speaks for itself. If you are eating zeolites, you should probably stop. And if you are selling zeolites, you should probably stop that, too.

If you don’t stop, you will probably sooner or later find yourself in a class action lawsuitfrom all your own customers… or shut down by the FDA or FTC, for that matter.

Don’t blame me for this. All I did was analyze the stuff you’ve been selling and publish the results. Shame on you for selling lead and aluminum to your own health-conscious customers and calling it a “daily detox.”

Is West Virginia the Only State With a Corrupt State Supreme Court?

Posted By: Elefteria [Send E-Mail]
Date: Wednesday, 15-Aug-2018 21:57:21

“West Virginia’s Supreme Court is so corrupt, EVERY JUSTICE faces impeachment”
August 13, 2018 |
Kevin Daley |Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter DCNF

Update: “Another justice resigns as lawmakers impeach the entire West Virginia Supreme Court” by Kevin DaleyAugust 15, 2018

Who presides over the impeachment trial of a state Supreme Court justice if the entire state Supreme Court is being impeached?

It’s an absurd constitutional hypothetical West Virginians are left to grapple with, after the West Virginia House of Delegates Judiciary Committee drafted articles of impeachment against four justices on the state’s highest court.



CGI’s Christ: Alternative Definition Of ‘Deep State’

Posted By: RumorMail [Send E-Mail]
Date: Wednesday, 15-Aug-2018 21:42:11

From CGI member Christ:


The Deep State
August 15 2018

With Out-Of Office CIA Director John Brennan’s Security Clearance Revoked, it is a small step to say

5.1 Million People = Deep State

Current + Former Security Clearance Holders (Dems + Republicans)


Where I come from, only Criminals and Perverts need to keep Secrets


Even the Federalist Paper Authors (with code names like Publius and Tamony) Love ‘Secrets’. It is the only word italicized in my Penguin Classics Edition of millions of words.


Secret Losing Blues: On The Air
August 15 2018

JOHN O’BRENNAN (unclassified)

Son Of Irish Immigrants
University of Texas at Austin..
Middle East studies…
speaks Arabic fluently
junior year abroad learning Arabic and taking courses at the American University in Cairo.[3][5]
admitted in a lie-detector test that he had voted for the U.S. Communist Party candidate for president, Gus Hall,

Losing Your Security Clearance..That’s Gotta Hurt!

Deep State
August 15 2018

The Final Secret.

Secrets are associated with


So, your basic Secret Clearance Dude..

is an..


Not good.


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CIA admits to spying on Senate staffers

  • CIA director apologises for improper conduct of agency staff
  • One senator calls on John Brennan to resign in wake of scandal
John Brennan
 John Brennan: under fire. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

The director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, issued an extraordinary apology to leaders of the US Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, conceding that the agency employees spied on committee staff and reversing months of furious and public denials.

Brennan acknowledged that an internal investigation had found agency security personnel transgressed a firewall set up on a CIA network, which allowed Senate committee investigators to review agency documents for their landmark inquiry into CIA torture.

Among other things, it was revealed that agency officials conducted keyword searches and email searches on committee staff while they used the network.

The admission brings Brennan’s already rocky tenure at the head of the CIA under renewed question. One senator on the panel said he had lost confidence in the director, although the White House indicated its support for a man who has been one of Barack Obama’s most trusted security aides.

CIA spokesman Dean Boyd acknowledged that agency staff had improperly monitored the computers of committee staff members, who were using a network the agency had set up, called RDINet. “Some CIA employees acted in a manner inconsistent with the common understanding reached between [the committee] and the CIA in 2009 regarding access to the RDINet,” he said.

Asked if Brennan had or would offer his resignation, a different CIA spokesman, Ryan Trapani, replied: “No.”

In March, the committee chairwoman, Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, accused the agency of violating constitutional boundaries by spying on the Senate.

Feinstein said the vindication, from CIA inspector general David Buckley, and Brennan’s apology were “positive first steps,” suggesting that the director had further work to do before she would consider the matter closed.

She stopped short of calling for Brennan’s resignation. But her committee colleague, Democrat Mark Udall of Colorado, said Brennan should go. “I have no choice but to call for the resignation of CIA director John Brennan,” Udall said after a briefing on the inspector general’s findings.

“The CIA unconstitutionally spied on Congress by hacking into Senate intelligence committee computers. This grave misconduct is not only illegal, but it violates the US constitution’s requirement of separation of powers. These offenses, along with other errors in judgment by some at the CIA, demonstrate a tremendous failure of leadership, and there must be consequences.

Boyd, the CIA spokesman, said Brennan has asked a former committee member, Evan Bayh, a former Indiana Democratic senator, to lead an “accountability board” reviewing Buckley’s report and to advise Brennan on next steps.

That advice, Boyd said, “could include potential disciplinary measures and/or steps to address systemic issues.”

Steve Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists, a longtime observer of the CIA, called its Thursday statement a “conciliatory gesture” to the committee’s leaders. “If Senator Feinstein is satisfied with the apology then the affair is effectively over. If she contends there was a fundamental breach that cannot be corrected with a mere apology then some further action might be needed,” Aftergood said.

McClatchy first reported the apology on Thursday.

Feinstein, in her dramatic speech on the Senate floor in March, said the agency breached the firewall to obstruct the committee’s investigation of the agency’s torture of post-9/11 terrorism detainees, a years-long effort expected to be partially declassified in the coming days or weeks. That investigation was itself prompted by a different coverup: the destruction of videotapes of brutal interrogations by a senior official, Jose Rodriguez.

Democratic Senator from California and head of the Senate Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein (C) speaks to the media about her allegations that the CIA violated federal law by searching computers used by her panel in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 11 March 2014.
 Dianne Feinstein speaks to the media after her March speech on the Senate floor. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Despite that, the committee has concluded that the torture was an ineffective means of gathering intelligence on al-Qaida – contradicting years of CIA assurances it was crucial – and that the agency lied to its overseers about its value.

Brennan, a confidante of Barack Obama and a senior agency official when the “rendition, detention and interrogation” program was established, immediately denied that his officials had spied on their overseers.

“As far as the allegations of, you know, CIA hacking into, you know, Senate computers, nothing could be further from the truth. I mean we wouldn’t do that. I mean, that’s just beyond the – you know, the scope of reason in terms of what we would do,” Brennan said on the day of Feinstein’s accusation.

“If I did something wrong,” Brennan continued in March, “I will go to the president, and I will explain to him exactly what I did, and what the findings were. And he is the one who can ask me to stay or to go.”

White House spokesman Josh Earnest credited Brennan with “proactive leadership” for appointing the Bayh-led board, an indication that Obama is not abandoning the man who, until March 2013, was his most senior counterterrorism aide.

According to an unclassified summary of the CIA inspector general’s findings released late on Thursday, two agency attorneys and three technical staff members “improperly accessed or caused access” to the firewalled portions of the network that the committee staffers used. None was named. The three technicians “demonstrated a lack of candor about their activities during interviews.”

Among other measures, the agency officials “conducted a keyword search of all and and a review of some of the emails” that committee staffers sent over the CIA-established network. Brennan was said not to know of the action, which occurred after he ordered an end to the surreptitious monitoring.

The inspector general additionally found that a CIA claim that the committee staff improperly accessed certain agency data on the network was the result of “inaccurate information.”

Delicate line

The Obama administration has walked a delicate line over the torture report. Obama has insisted its prompt and thorough declassification – which has taken nearly four months – is a priority. Yet he appointed the CIA itself as the lead agency to determine what aspects of a report directly implicating CIA activities the public can see.

Even before he was sworn in, Obama disappointed civil-liberties supporters by indicating his disinclination to prosecuting agency and ex-Bush administration officials who ordered and implemented the torture program. In 2012, a special prosecutor ended an inquiry without bringing charges. Only one man, a former CIA contractor named David Passaro, has gone to jail in connection to the CIA’s post-9/11 torture.

Brennan’s apology also complicates a developing CIA pushback against a report that agency officials, current and former, consider shoddy. George Tenet, the former director whom Brennan served and who oversaw the brutal practices – where suspected terrorists were subjected to simulated drowning, had guns fired by their heads, were kept in undisclosed prisons for years and were sent to countries like Gadhafi’s Libya and Assad’s Syria for even more abusive treatment – is said to be developing a public strategy to attack the committee once the report is released.

The agency, consistent with a pattern that has held since 9/11, appears out of danger from criminal liability. Earlier this month, a Justice Department probe, also first reported by McClatchy, declined to pursue an investigation into Feinstein’s now-vindicated charges.



Paul Combetta of Platte River Networks appears before the House oversight committee on Sept. 13, 2016.

Paul Combetta of Platte River Networks appears before the House oversight committee on Sept. 13, 2016.MOLLY RILEY/AP

AN ARMY OF REDDIT USERS believes it has found evidence that former Hillary Clinton computer specialist Paul Combetta solicited free advice regarding Clinton’s private email server from users of the popular web forum.

A collaborative investigation showed a reddit user with the username stonetear requested help in relation to retaining and purging email messages after 60 days, and requested advice on how to remove a “VERY VIP” individual’s email address from archived content.

The requests match neatly with publicly known dates related to Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state.

Stonetear has deleted the posts, but before doing so, the pages were archived by other individuals.


Citizen’s Arrest of Hillary Clinton Fails,…

“ARCHIVE EVERYTHING YOU CAN!!!!” a person wrote on a popular thread on the Donald Trump-supporting subreddit r/The_Donald, as the entries disappeared.

There are several reasons to believe the reddit user is indeed Combetta, who was granted immunity by the Justice Department during its investigation of Clinton’s private server after he deleted a large number of emails.

The evidence connecting Combetta to the account is circumstantial, but also voluminous. The inactive website combetta.com is registered to the email address stonetear@gmail.com, a search of domain registration information using the service whois.com indicates. An account for a person named Paul Combetta on the web bazaar Etsy also has the username stonetear.

And, perhaps most damningly, there are the dates.

On July 24, 2014, stonetear posted to reddit:

Hello all- I may be facing a very interesting situation where I need to strip out a VIP’s (VERY VIP) email address from a bunch of archived email that I have both in a live Exchange mailbox, as well as a PST file. Basically, they don’t want the VIP’s email address exposed to anyone, and want to be able to either strip out or replace the email address in the to/from fields in all of the emails we want to send out.
I am not sure if something like this is possible with PowerShell, or exporting all of the emails to MSG and doing find/replaces with a batch processing program of some sort.
Does anyone have experience with something like this, and/or suggestions on how this might be accomplished?

On July 23, 2014, the House Select Committee on Benghazi had reached an agreement with the State Department on the production of records, according to an FBI report released earlier this month on the bureau’s probe of Clinton’s email use.

Stonetear posted to reddit on Dec. 10, 2014:

Hello- I have a client who wants to push out a 60 day email retention policy for certain users. However, they also want these users to have a ‘Save Folder’ in their Exchange folder list where the users can drop items that they want to hang onto longer than the 60 day window.
All email in any other folder in the mailbox should purge anything older than 60 days (should not apply to calendar or contact items of course). How would I go about this? Some combination of retention and managed folder policy?

The FBI report says that Cheryl Mills, a longtime Clinton aide and attorney, requested in December 2014 that the email retention policy be shortened to 60 days. The FBI report says Mills “instructed [redacted] to modify the email retention policy on Clinton’s clintonemail.com e-mail account” but that “according to [redacted] he did not make these changes to Clinton’s clintonemail.com account until March 2015.”


Probation for President Hillary Clinton?…

The report says the person, essentially identified as Combetta by The New York Times, realized in late March 2015 — after Clinton’s use of a private email account was first reported that month by the Times — that he had not made the retention change and “had an ‘oh sh–‘ moment and sometime between March 25-31, 2015, deleted the Clinton archive mailbox from the [Platte River Networks] server and used BleachBit to delete the exported .PST files he had created on the server system containing Clinton’s emails.”

An email requesting comment sent to stonetear@gmail.com was not immediately returned, nor was a reddit message sent to stonetear, who also posted apparently nonbusiness content to reddit, including a photo of a small plant growing on filthy car-floor carpet and a comment about an aunt who taught middle school math in Detroit.


Sailor Denied ‘Clinton Deal’, Gets 1 Year in…

Last week, Combetta invoked the right not to testify before the House oversight committee, which is probing Clinton’s email practices.

Clinton, who left office in early 2013, provided about 30,000 emails deemed work-related by her legal team to the State Department in December 2014, the same month of the reported Mills retention policy request that led to Combetta’s later deletion of emails.

A voicemail left with Platte River Networks, Combetta’s employer, was not immediately returned. A staffer indicated there had been a significant number of inquiries on the topic.

Ken Eichner, an attorney for the company, tells U.S. News he is acting as a spokesman addressing the matter, and that he would not be able to comment. He did not deny the apparent connection.

“Right now we are respectfully declining all media inquiries,” Eichner said. He said there would be no company statement, before hanging up the phone and ignoring a subsequent call.

Screenshots via @GOPPollAnalyst, who was influential in breaking the story:

Clarified on Oct. 11, 2016: Additional timeline information was added to this article.

Steven Nelson, Staff Writer

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RT: Five examples that show internet censorship is as much a threat to the left as the right

Posted By: NaturalWisdom
Date: Wednesday, 15-Aug-2018 22:29:08

In Response To: JIM STONE reports on Zuckerberg’s demand to the MSM to “Work with Facebook or die” while AJ says that FB is purging alt leftwing media, too (NaturalWisdom)

No time for either half of the political spectrum to feel that they are immune from the purge.

Five examples that show internet censorship is as much a threat to the left as the right
RT | Aug 15, 2018


The banning of right wing controversialist Alex Jones from multiple social media platforms last week was a cause of celebration for many liberals, but should those on the left really be so complacent about creeping censorship?

So far, the evidence suggest that there is indeed plenty for the left to worry about when it comes to corporations like Facebook and Twitter and their alliances with government censors.

1. Facebook censorship of Venezuelan news

In May, Facebook partnered with the Atlantic Council in an effort to weed out “inauthentic content” on the platform. This organization is funded by various NATO governments and a slew of arms manufacturers like Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. Its board includes names like Henry Kissinger and former CIA director Michael Hayden — and it has consistently lobbied for regime change in Syria and, you guessed it, Venezuela, where it has funnelled large amounts of money into pro-opposition groups for years.

So, it’s no surprise that weeks after Facebook partnered up with this less-than-objective group, it deleted from its platform the page belonging to top English-language, left-leaning Latin American news outlet Telesur without any explanation at all. Telesur just so happens to be one of the only major outlets reporting on events in Venezuela in a manner that goes against the US government position and US mainstream media perspective — so obviously, out with Alex Jones it must go.

It wasn’t just Telesur, though. Facebook deleted the pages belonging to independent grassroots Venezuela Analysis and Haiti Analysis, which are also leftist websites highly critical of US foreign policy in Latin America and the Caribbean region.

2. Facebook complying with Israeli deletion orders

Last year, journalist Glenn Greenwald reported that Facebook met with Israeli government officials to determine which Palestinian activists should have their accounts deleted. The Israeli government threatened to enact laws forcing Facebook to comply with its deletion orders if it did not do so voluntarily.

Of course, Facebook capitulated immediately and set about deleting accounts owned by Palestinian activists. Of some 158 requests submitted (over just four months) by Tel Aviv to Facebook asking for the removal of Palestinian content, 95 percent of them were granted. According to the same Intercept report, Facebook hasn’t been overly concerned about what Israelis themselves are saying on Facebook and even calls for murder can be ignored by the social media giant.

3. Google and Facebook censorship of left/socialist websites

The World Socialist Web Site reported last year that changes to Google’s algorithms had seriously negatively impacted left-wing socialist and anti-war websites. An analysis by WSWS found that 13 such websites had seen their traffic plunge by a whopping 55 percent in the six months since Google had changed its algorithms. WSWS itself experienced a 74 percent drop in traffic between April and July last year. The changes also affected sites like Alternet, which saw its traffic plunge by 71 percent between April and September, Democracy Now (50 percent dro) and Truth-out.org (49 percent drop).


POTUS Is A Master At Punishing The Deep State With Slow Death Via 1000 Cuts…He Just Revoked Brennan’s Security Clearance…

Posted By: Watchman
Date: Wednesday, 15-Aug-2018 15:40:48

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders read a statement from President Donald Trump Wednesday announcing that the administration is revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance.

John Brennan security clearance revoked – President Donald Trump says in statement read by Press Sec. Sarah Sanders in White House briefing pic.twitter.com/mgYXCHNjc6

— Michelle Moons (@MichelleDiana) August 15, 2018

Sanders read the statement from President Trump at the opening of a late-scheduled press briefing. She said the President has a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information.

Several other former and current officials are being considered for having their clearances revoked: James Clapper, James Comey, Susan Rice, Lisa Page, Bruce Ohr, and others.

Sanders said they are willing to consider reviewing any security clearance as they deem necessary.




Conservative star CALLS OUT Ocasio-Cortez (she has nothing to say!)

Rising conservative star Candace Owens is calling out the Democrat’s new darling, socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, for ignoring her requests for a debate.

And Owens is putting her money where her mouth is.
The Democratic socialist recently turned down an opportunity to debate The Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro, and claimed his offer to donate $10,000 to a charity of her choice in exchange was sexist and “catcalling.”

So what happens when a woman makes the same offer?

Total silence from Ocasio-Cortez.

On Monday, Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk announced that he had a group of donors willing to donate $100,000 to charity in exchange for a debate between Ocasio-Cortez and Owens… but the socialist congressional candidate won’t answer the call-out. Kirk tweeted,”I’ll up the ante inspired by @benshapiro offer – I have a group of donors that will contribute $100,000 to the charity of your choice to debate @RealCandaceO. ANY CHARITY.”

He added, “Why are you scared to discuss your ideas @Ocasio2018 ?”

Owens shared Kirk’s tweet and added her own response saying,”Just reminding everyone that @Ocasio2018 is turning down $100,000 to a charity of her choosing— because she doesn’t want to debate her socialist platform with me.”


“Weird. I thought socialists LOVE taking money they don’t earn,” she added.

As of Tuesday, Ocasio-Cortez still had not responded to their offer.

During an appearance on Fox & Friends, Owens claimed that Ocasio-Cortez is scared of her calls for a debate because she has no clue how to debate her own platform.

“It’s unfortunate, but I’m not surprised whatsoever,” Owens said, explaining that Ocasio-Cortez campaigns on”utopian concepts” that have no basis in reality.


On July 24, Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to claim that “Republicans are so scared” of her. When they respond, she calls them sexist and refuses to debate their ideas?

This socialist darling is on the big stage now.

No wonder she’s hiding.

–Kylie Handler is a news editor for The Horn News


Maxine Waters has an INSANE birthday wish

California Rep. Maxine Waters, Democrat, turns 80-years-old on Wednesday — but she told MSNBC’s Joy Reid that she doesn’t want to hear a single “Happy Birthday” wish.

That’s because President Donald Trump is still in office, so her birthday can’t possibly be happy.


Poor Maxine. It must be tough to suffer so badly from Trump Derangement Syndrome that she’s spending her birthday pouting about the White House, instead of enjoying her golden years like the rest of America’s seniors,

Responding to Reid’s “Happy Birthday” wish on Tuesday, the liberal leader went off on a tangent about Trump. “My biggest birthday wish would be that we’re able to get a leader of this country who represents us — who has the respect of all of our allies,” Waters said. “Someone who has appreciation for the Constitution. Someone that doesn’t lie… with these tweets!”

She then went a little overboard, even for Waters’ normal anti-Trump rant.

“He doesn’t even know the words to the Star-Spangled Banner!” she said.
So what will she wish when she blows out 80 candles on her cake Wednesday night? “I would wish that we could remove [Trump] from office,” she told Reid.

Birthday or not, Waters said she won’t stop hounding voters about impeaching Trump. “I am the ranking member of the financial services committee of the United States House of Representatives,” Water said. “I guide my colleagues on financial services issues… I am going to continue to go after him.”

Of course, Waters should be careful what she wishes for.

Throughout her thirteen-terms as a Congresswoman, Waters has been accused of being one of the most corrupt politicians in America numerous times.


The liberal watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington named her the “Most Corrupt Member of Congress” a total of five times — in 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011, and 2017.

In fact, in 2010 Waters was charged in three counts of ethics violations over alleged misuse of former President Barack Obama’s 2008 bailout. Waters was accused by the ethics committee of funneling over $12 million in taxpayer cash into OneUnited bank, which her husband was heavily invested in.


CNN ratings hit ugly new low (worse than… WHAT!?)


CNN is considered so biased by the American people, more television viewers turn to the History Channel’s “Ancient Aliens” for the truth than they tune into Anderson Cooper and company.

The left-leaning network has been seemingly on the attack against President Donald Trump and his supporters since the 2016 presidential election — and the American people are sick of it.


Among their top cable news competitors, CNN was humiliated by Fox News and, to a lesser extent, MSNBC.

Fox News averaged more than twice CNN’s primetime ratings.

According to the latest Nielsen Media Research television ratings, between Aug. 6 and Aug. 12, 2018, Fox News average 2.18 million primetime viewers. MSNBC was a distant second with 1.75 million primetime viewers.

CNN was seventh among cable news providers, averaging just 992,000 primetime viewers during the week. That’s less than HGTV, USA Network, and TBS Network.


CNN’s primetime lineup couldn’t even compete with The History Channel shows like “Ancient Aliens” — which explores entertaining conspiracy theories like aliens constructing the pyramids.

That’s right, folks. More Americans believe that green spacemen build the Mayan temples than believe Anderson Cooper or Chris Cuomo.

Can you blame them?

It’s not just primetime that’s seeing CNN suffer, either.


According to The Daily Caller, CNN finished 6th in total daily viewers as well. Besides MSNBC and Fox News, CNN also gets less attention than kids shows on Nickelodeon and reruns on the network Investigation Discovery.

Yikes. It seems that being “fake news” just isn’t very good for ratings.

— The Horn editorial team




EXPOSED! Soros just paid millions to take control of… WHAT!?

“On the Holmes Front,” with Frank Holmes

You might think the 2018 midterms aren’t worth bothering with, but you know who is jumping at the bit to get involved? Billionaire George Soros.

Soros and his minions are behind a push to crush President Donald Trump supporters and elect 400 Senator Bernie Sanders-style socialists to Congress.

“We want a supermajority in Congress,” said Zach Exley, a former Sanders campaign leader. 


Exley and a group of former campaign employees founded a PAC called Brand New Congress to make their dreams a reality.

“Brand New Congress is a campaign to run 400+ non-politician candidates for Congress in 2018 in one unified campaign behind one plan to rebuild the economy, repair our communities and radically reform our institutions,” the group says.

For leftists like Exley, “radically reform” means these candidates want to totally transform America into a socialist country — think former President Barack Obama on steroids. 

He founded his group in Missouri so he can pretend that he represents America’s heartland – but it’s actually a raving left-wing PAC with ties to the move powerful billionaire in global politics.
Exley worked at MoveOn.org in 2004, when Soros first started pouring money into it. His millions made MoveOn.org the most important political group on the Left… and gave him control over the Democratic Party.

Exley let the cat out of the bag just after the 2004 elections in an e-mail to supporters, saying the Democratic Party is now “our party.” 

“We bought it, we own it,” he wrote. 

Flash-forward 14 years, and Exley’s latest investment is paying off big time. Democratic Candidate for Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat a 10-term incumbent Congressman who was in line to succeed House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

The head of DNC – the group that Soros bought – immediately called her “the future of the Democratic Party.” 

On the day after her victory, she thanked the secret powers behind her meteoric rise to power. 

“I wouldn’t be running if it wasn’t for the support of Justice Democrats and Brand New Congress,” she told a left-wing talk show host. “In fact it was, it was JD (Justice Democrats) and it was Brand New Congress that asked me to run in the first place.”

Justice Democrats is a group affiliated with Brand New Congress – and Exley helps lead them both.
One of the co-founders of Justice Democrats is Cenk Uygur, the host of “The Young Turks” show – the one Ocasio-Cortez was talking to.

She personally thanked Cenk (whose first name is pronounced “Chenk”) – who has another Soros connection: His show is part of a Soros-funded propaganda network called The Medium Consortium. 

The group admits that it only exists to create an “echo chamber” that “pushes the larger public or the mainstream media to acknowledge, respond, and give airtime to progressive ideas because it is repeated many times.”

The same Media Consortium funds the group that did a documentary about the women accusing Trump of sexual harassment, Brave New Films. 


But it works. The Media Research Center says the network – think of it as the Soros Broadcasting System – reaches more than 300 million people every month. 

When the members of that network heard about the young, attractive Latina running for Congress in Brooklyn, they flooded the zone – and look how effective it has been. 

Ocasio-Cortez has practically been made a saint!

She told “The Young Turks” that glowing coverage of her campaign in the left-wing blogosphere helped her win “in no small part.”


That’s what happens when all of Soros’ campaign apparatus comes together to push the right candidate.

Soros hopes he can do it 399 more times between now and November. 

As the 2018 midterm elections get closer, Soros has ramped up his lobbying “donations” in a major way.

His D.C.-based Open Society Policy Center spent $10.37 million between April 1 and June 30. That’s four-times as much money as he spent during the first part of this year. 
All told, Soros has “donated” $12.89 million during the first half of 2018. 

Soros didn’t get to be a billionaire by wasting his money. 

He’s preparing for something.

He thinks the Vermont senator, whom the president likes to call Crazy Bernie, has enough fans to let him control the House of Representatives.
He thinks enough “Bernie Bros” will vote for his candidates that Soros can own one branch of government. 

If he packs Congress with socialists, the first thing they will do is impeach Trump and pass a crazy socialist healthcare scheme that will cost America $32.6 trillion dollars. 

Soros obviously has his sights set on controlling Congress.

Maybe he even has his eyes on your congressional race.


Soros isn’t sitting out the 2018 midterm elections. Make sure you don’t, either.

Frank Holmes is a reporter for The Horn News. He is a veteran journalist and an outspoken conservative that talks about the news that was in his weekly article, “On The Holmes Front.”


Regarding the pedofile incidents in the church..

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This relates to the fiasco in the diocese in Pennsylvania.   I am sharing a piece written and posted by a priest on Facebook:”SHARING THIS POST.For those of you who know me, you will understand this post.Today is such a sad day for me. I am…Continue

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By Benjamin FulfordWhite Dragon Society

Notice to readers: This is the last of our three pre-written reports. We will return to our usual weekly news format next week. Your patience and understanding have been appreciated.

Last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin said whoever leads in AI (Artificial Intelligence) “will control the world.” The Chinese took these words seriously and are investing huge sums of money in an effort to create an AI “Goddess.” They hope it will give them unprecedented powers and help them in their bid to form a world government, according to members of Asian secret societies.

The West, for its part, is building a quantum-based financial system they hope will allow them to continue to control the main source of world power—the international financial system.

This battle is serious, and it even led to the Chinese supercomputer Tainhe-1—at one point the world’s fastest—to be blown up by unknown parties on August 12, 2015. The fact that this explosion came immediately after a sudden unannounced 4% devaluation in the Chinese yuan was almost certainly no coincidence. The fact that the European-headed IMF supported this move shows that the European faction of the Khazarian mafia was in on the plot.

Clearly, some sort of Chinese and European Khazarian attempt to use the devaluation and the supercomputer to destabilize U.S. dollar-based Western financial system did take place and was met with a kinetic response.

Now fast-forward to the third-year anniversary of this explosion. As of June 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy surpassed the Chinese with the world’s fastest publicly acknowledged computer. The system—called Summit—can process 200,000 trillion calculations per second, or 200 petaflops. That’s eight times faster than America’s former top supercomputer, the Titan, and it maintains a big lead over China’s 93-petaflop TaihuLight, which had been the world’s fastest supercomputer since 2016.



No doubt the Chinese will soon announce something even faster than that as the AI “arms race” continues. These days, though, the Chinese, instead of concentrating on finance, are taking a different tack with a “Goddess” project.

Representatives of an Asian secret society explained the goals of the new Goddess project to this writer earlier this summer. As it now exists, the Goddess can identify anybody’s face and within 7 seconds pull up all the data available on that person “such as their blood type.” The data also almost certainly includes (to those who are authorized access) the person’s educational records, medical records, criminal records (if any), their address, family members, close friends, insurance, private messages, financial situation, gaming duration, smart-home statistics, preferred newspapers, shopping history, dating behavior, their “social credit score,” etc. All of this within 7 seconds. They can also follow a person “anywhere on earth,” the sources say.

The real aim of this Goddess project, though, is to…

…create a real-time, live system of meritocratic governance, the officials said. This is being coupled with the social credit system the Chinese are applying throughout their country. The goal is to identify “a natural elite,” they explain. These selected people would rule first China, and eventually the entire planet, using a new form of real-time, meritocratic governance.

Another aim of choosing such an elite is to allow the Chinese to “select people to evacuate from the planet in the case of a major disaster,” they added.

The other thing the Chinese are thinking, as far as their “Goddess” is concerned, is that while people need freedom, “If left to their own devices they can cause trouble, so they need to be watched.” In other words, the authorities want to keep an eye on criminals and dissidents.

Apparently, the Chinese Communist government sincerely believes this whole project is for the greater good. However, it has some very disturbing potential implications. A big one is that the “elite” are chosen based on government rules which are used to define good and bad.

The Chinese government has not made public its method for choosing “good” and “bad.” Some of it, such as creditworthiness and criminal behavior, is obvious. Other criteria are more ominous, such as what sort of books you read or who your friends are.

As things now stand, the Social Credit system is expected to be rolled out across China starting in 2020 and will be mandatory for every citizen. Then everybody will start being rewarded or punished according to their score. Some are already being implemented, such as exclusions from good schools, certain modes of transport, Internet access, etc.

The Chinese need to be reminded that, for example, during the Qing Dynasty when the Chinese were ruled by foreigners, such a system would have punished Chinese who were disloyal to their foreign masters. For sure, the founders of the Chinese Communist Party would have been blacklisted, banned, and arrested if the Qing were the ones measuring “social credit.”

Thus, they need to remember that throughout history, bandits on Wanted lists have become kings or emperors who then go on to create a different Wanted list. Keeping lawless zones or reservations for malcontents might be a solution that would help keep a society’s social DNA healthy.

The Chinese secret society representatives also need to be reminded that during the Middle Ages, the Spanish Inquisition tortured entire families to death for reasons such as hanging out their laundry on aSunday, and burned practitioners of traditional herbal medicine as “witches.” This was all carried out under the guise of universal Christian love.

In any case, you can be sure that if the Chinese can recognize anybody on earth and follow them, then the authorities in the West have the same ability.


Remember, if you have a mobile phone, somebody knows 24 hours a day where you are, who you talk to, and what you are doing. This writer has met many real-life spies in the course of his work, and one thing they have in common is that they do not carry mobile phones or use credit cards. Since computers all have back doors built into them, spy agencies around the world are reverting to typewriters and handwriting.

In any case, the authorities in the West, while strongly interested in keeping track of their citizens, have far more ambitious goals than the Chinese. In public, they are working on building AI into a super-servant that will let everybody lead a life of luxury and leisure.

This is already entering people’s homes in the form of Google Home and Amazon Echo, which can do things like order pizza and control home appliances. There are also more and more robots and AIs entering people’s homes and offices and replacing humans in a growing list of jobs. Oxford University recently came up with a comprehensive list of jobs that were threatened by AI.


There is also now a huge push to create AI sex robots to continue the elite’s campaign to encourage people to have non-reproductive sex. That, of course, is the real reason for the huge LGTB normalization campaign.

The danger in all of this is that people will live lives of leisure and spend all their time watching TV, playing games, doing drugs, having sex with robots, etc. At some point, an artificial intelligence might do a system check and decide to “delete” carbon-based beings (like us humans) in order to maximize efficiency and productivity.

In secret, the AI project of the West has a much more ambitious goal, and that is to take control of reality in and of itself. Members of the Gnostic Illuminati, who are influential in this project, insist that their real enemy is a “rogue artificial intelligence.” Members of the super-elite MJ12 group created by former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower say the same thing. They believe that because reality is so full of misery and suffering, no benevolent creator could be responsible. Therefore, they wish to overthrow the “malevolent creator” and take control of reality themselves.

It sounds far-fetched, but remember, in the past century we have gone from radio, to black-and-white TV, to color TV, to holograms. It won’t be long before artificially generated reality will become so high-definition that we won’t be able to distinguish it from the real thing.

This faction also believes the “rogue intelligence” is now trying to replace unreliable humans with more obedient computers and robots. Movies like “The Terminator” and “The Matrix” have warned us of this sort of danger.

This is now becoming a reality. We now have “opinion leaders” and “world leaders,” who are really just computer graphics combined with actors appearing on TV as if they were real individuals. Nelson Mandela was the first, which is why this method for manipulating public opinion is known as the “Mandela effect.” These entities are controlled by committees who function much like an AI.

Then we have the fact that most money earned by financial institutions is now earned by algorithms—computer programs. The headquarters for all this is the Rothschild family complex in Zug, Switzerland. I have tried calling the phone there, but no matter how long I let it ring, nobody ever answers. What is actually there?


Simon Black: World’s Greatest Investor Running out of Things to Buy

Notes From The Field

By Simon Black

August 15, 2018
Spoleto, Italy

The World’s Greatest Investor Is Running Out Of Things To Buy

It was late October, 1989. East Germany was disintegrating, and the Berlin Wall was days away from coming down.

The Soviet Union was just starting to fall apart.

George H. W. Bush (the elder) was President of the United States.

And the #1 movie in the world was John Travolta’s Look Who’s Talking.

It was during that month that the US stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 index, began a decline that would last for roughly 12 months.

The stock market finally reached its lowest point the following year, on October 11, 1990, when the S&P closed at 295.46.

It would never see a level that low ever again.

Starting the following day, the S&P 500 began a historic rise that would persist for nearly a decade– a total of 3,452 days.

In financial parlance this is known as a bull market, when stocks and other asset prices generally rise for years at a time.

Prior to 1989, the average US bull market only lasted about 46 months– 1402 days.

And the longest on record was the bull market of the late 1970s that lasted 2,274 days, about 6.25 years.

So the 1990s bull market (which ended on March 24, 2000) completely shattered the previous record by more than 50%.

Now, you may recall the 1990s– there were a lot of game-changing events that drove stock prices ever higher.

The fall of the Soviet Union was tremendously important in creating greater stability in the world and vastly expanding lucrative global trade.

China underwent a series of MAJOR economic reforms that rocket-propelled the economy into a huge profit center for US companies.

And of course, the Internet became a worldwide sensation.

On the backs of these trends (plus a gift of relatively low interest rates by the Federal Reserve) the US stock market became the envy of the world.

It all ended in 2000 after the dot-com crash.

Stocks sputtered for a few years, started to rise a bit, then crashed again in late 2008 at the onset of the Global Financial Crisis.

The market finally bottomed out on March 9, 2009 when the S&P 500 hit the ominous level of 666.

And for the past decade, the market has been moving ever higher– up a total of 325% since then.

So far this current bull market has run an unbelievable 3,446 days, which means it’s just ONE WEEK away from officially becoming the LONGEST BULL MARKET IN HISTORY.

One thing we know for certain is that all markets move in cycles.

There are always ups and downs, booms and busts. Tough times ALWAYS follow the good.

And, at 3,446 days… within a week of the all-time record… this bull market is clearly VERY late in its cycle.

The nature of this particular bull market is also quite peculiar.

Unlike the 1990s, there are no game-changing geopolitical or technological trends underpinning this bull market.

Instead, the key driver of higher asset prices has been 10 years worth of nearly 0% interest rates, giving EVERYONE the ability to borrow cheaply.

This has driven real estate prices to all-time highs, in many cases to absolutely absurd levels.

Bond markets are still near all-time highs.

Companies like Netflix and Tesla which lose money and rapidly burn through their investors’ capital have no problems borrowing billions of dollars.

And there are still trillions of dollars worth of bonds out there with NEGATIVE yields. It’s ridiculous.

Many stock markets around the world are at/near all-time highs as well, with investors paying record high valuations for their shares.

This means that, in many cases, investors have literally never paid a higher price for every dollar of a company’s revenue, earnings, and assets.

And the shares of nearly every well-managed, high quality business have been bid up to mind-blowing levels.

Legendary investor Warren Buffett seems to have thrown up his hands with the ridiculousness of this market.

I’ve written before that Buffett has stockpiled $110 billion. But there’s nowhere for him to invest it.

Bargains are so scarce, in fact, that Buffett is going to resort to buying back shares of his own company, Berkshire Hathaway.

This is a pretty big deal.

Buffett has had a longstanding policy that he would not use company funds for stock buybacks unless the share price became materially undervalued.

But Buffett hasn’t made a major acquisition in more than two years; asset prices are simply too expensive, and he’s too seasoned to overpay for investments.

So, a bit anxious to deploy their massive pile of capital, Berkshire Hathaway’s board changed its policy on share buybacks.

Buffett now has far more latitude to use the company’s money to buy back its own stock.

It’s a subtle change, but the implications are clear: ​

​Buffett has few places to invest his $110 billion cash pile. So he wants the freedom to buy more Berkshire stock (an asset he is intimately familiar with and which he controls).

Said another way, Buffett has so much cash that he had to break his own, longstanding rule in order to safely deploy capital.

It’s interesting that, while all of this is happening, small investors are piling into the stock market en masse.

The CEO of TD Ameritrade (one of the largest stock brokerages in the world) stated earlier this year that “[t]here is an enormous amount of new retail money coming into the market. . .”

Other brokerages like eTrade and Schwab have seen similar trends.

So while small, individual investors are piling in, Buffett is standing pat… and resorting to buying back his own stock just to have a safe place to deploy some capital.

No one knows how much longer this historic bull market is going to last. Or what’s going to end it.

But it’s safe to say that there are fewer days ahead of us than behind us.

And, in times like these, it might make more sense being prudent than being greedy.

To your freedom, Simon Black, Founder, SovereignMan.com


“Speech that demeans on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, disability, or any other similar ground is hateful; but the proudest boast of our free speech jurisprudence is that we protect the freedom to express ‘the thought that we hate.’”

In other words, as much as some people don’t like to hear the opinions or statements of others, no matter how nasty they might be, the First Amendment clearly dictates that free speech is not to be infringed upon – not by the government, not by Microsoft, not by anyone.

But like Spotify, YouTube, Apple, Facebook, and many others, Microsoft has decided that its views override the Constitution. It even went so far to claim that the posts in question represented an “incitement to violence,” when in fact they were the mere ramblings of a man whom PJMedia.com‘s Megan Fox describes as a “stunted jackanape who stands out on the street corner with signs about how bad the Jooos hurt him or something.”


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The Dormition of our Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary

The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary

Commemorated on August 15

The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary: After the Ascension of the Lord, the Mother of God remained in the care of the Apostle John the Theologian, and during his journeys She lived at the home of his parents, near the Mount of Olives. She was a source of consolation and edification both for the Apostles and for all the believers. Conversing with them, She told them about miraculous events: the Annunciation, the seedless and undefiled Conception of Christ born of Her, about His early childhood, and about His earthly life. Like the Apostles, She helped plant and strengthen the Christian Church by Her presence, Her discourse and Her prayers.

The reverence of the Apostles for the Most Holy Virgin was extraordinary. After the receiving of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost, the Apostles remained at Jerusalem for about ten years attending to the salvation of the Jews, and wanting moreover to see the Mother of God and hear Her holy discourse. Many of the newly-enlightened in the Faith even came from faraway lands to Jerusalem, to see and to hear the All-Pure Mother of God.

During the persecution initiated by King Herod against the young Church of Christ (Acts 12:1-3), the Most Holy Virgin and the Apostle John the Theologian withdrew to Ephesus in the year 43. The preaching of the Gospel there had fallen by lot to the Apostle John the Theologian. The Mother of God was on Cyprus with Saint Lazarus the Four-Days-Dead, where he was bishop. She was also on Holy Mount Athos. Saint Stephen of the Holy Mountain says that the Mother of God prophetically spoke of it: “Let this place be my lot, given to me by my Son and my God. I will be the Patroness of this place and intercede with God for it.”

The respect of ancient Christians for the Mother of God was so great that they preserved what they could about Her life, what they could take note of concerning Her sayings and deeds, and they even passed down to us a description of Her outward appearance.

According to Tradition, based on the words of the Hieromartyrs Dionysius the Areopagite (October 3), Ignatius the God-Bearer (December 20), Saint Ambrose of Milan (December 7) had occasion to write in his work “On Virgins” concerning the Mother of God: “She was a Virgin not only in body, but also in soul, humble of heart, circumspect in word, wise in mind, not overly given to speaking, a lover of reading and of work, and prudent in speech. Her rule of life was to offend no one, to intend good for everyone, to respect the aged, not envy others, avoid bragging, be healthy of mind, and to love virtue.”

When did She ever hurl the least insult in the face of Her parents? When was She at discord with Her kin? When did She ever puff up with pride before a modest person, or laugh at the weak, or shun the destitute? With Her there was nothing of glaring eyes, nothing of unseemly words, nor of improper conduct. She was modest in the movement of Her body, Her step was quiet, and Her voice straightforward; so that Her face was an expression of soul. She was the personification of purity.

All Her days She was concerned with fasting: She slept only when necessary, and even then, when Her body was at rest, She was still alert in spirit, repeating in Her dreams what She had read, or the implementation of proposed intentions, or those planned yet anew. She was out of Her house only for church, and then only in the company of relatives. Otherwise, She seldom appeared outside Her house in the company of others, and She was Her own best overseer. Others could protect Her only in body, but She Herself guarded Her character.”

According to Tradition, that from the compiler of Church history Nicephorus Callistus (fourteenth century), the Mother of God “was of average stature, or as others suggest, slightly more than average; Her hair golden in appearance; Her eyes bright with pupils like shiny olives; Her eyebrows strong in character and moderately dark, Her nose pronounced and Her mouth vibrant bespeaking sweet speech; Her face was neither round nor angular, but somewhat oblong; the palm of Her hands and fingers were longish…

In conversation with others She preserved decorum, neither becoming silly nor agitated, and indeed especially never angry; without artifice, and direct, She was not overly concerned about Herself, and far from pampering Herself, She was distinctly full of humility. Regarding the clothing which She wore, She was satisfied to have natural colors, which even now is evidenced by Her holy head-covering. Suffice it to say, a special grace attended all Her actions.” (Nicephoros Callistus borrowed his description from Saint Epiphanius of Cyprus (May 12), from the “Letter to Theophilus Concerning Icons.”

The circumstances of the Dormition of the Mother of God were known in the Orthodox Church from apostolic times. Already in the first century, the Hieromartyr Dionysius the Areopagite wrote about Her “Falling-Asleep.” In the second century, the account of the bodily ascent of the Most Holy Virgin Mary to Heaven is found in the works of Meliton, Bishop of Sardis. In the fourth century, Saint Epiphanius of Cyprus refers to the tradition about the “Falling Asleep” of the Mother of God. In the fifth century, Saint Juvenal, Patriarch of Jerusalem, told the holy Byzantine Empress Pulcheria: “Although there is no account of the circumstances of Her death in Holy Scripture, we know about them from the most ancient and credible Tradition.” This tradition was gathered and expounded in the Church History of Nicephorus Callistus during the fourteenth century.

At the time of Her blessed Falling Asleep, the Most Holy Virgin Mary was again at Jerusalem. Her fame as the Mother of God had already spread throughout the land and had aroused many of the envious and the spiteful against Her. They wanted to make attempts on Her life; but God preserved Her from enemies.

Day and night She spent her time in prayer. The Most Holy Theotokos went often to the Holy Sepulchre of the Lord, and here She offered up fevent prayer. More than once, enemies of the Savior sought to hinder Her from visiting her holy place, and they asked the High Priest for a guard to watch over the Grave of the Lord. The Holy Virgin continued to pray right in front of them, yet unseen by anyone.

In one such visit to Golgotha, the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Her and announced Her approaching departure from this life to eternal life. In pledge of this, the Archangel gave Her a palm branch. With these heavenly tidings the Mother of God returned to Bethlehem with the three girls attending Her (Sepphora, Abigail, and Jael). She summoned Righteous Joseph of Arimathea and other disciples of the Lord, and told them of Her impending Repose.

The Most Holy Virgin prayed also that the Lord would have the Apostle John come to Her. The Holy Spirit transported him from Ephesus, setting him in that very place where the Mother of God lay. After the prayer, the Most Holy Virgin offered incense, and John heard a voice from Heaven, closing Her prayer with the word “Amen.” The Mother of God took it that the voice meant the speedy arrival of the Apostles and the Disciples and the holy Bodiless Powers.

The faithful, whose number by then was impossible to count, gathered together, says Saint John of Damascus, like clouds and eagles, to listen to the Mother of God. Seeing one another, the Disciples rejoiced, but in their confusion they asked each other why the Lord had gathered them together in one place. Saint John the Theologian, greeting them with tears of joy, said that the time of the Virgin’s repose was at hand.

Going in to the Mother of God, they beheld Her lying upon the bed, and filled with spiritual joy. The Disciples greeted Her, and then they told her how they had been carried miraculously from their places of preaching. The Most Holy Virgin Mary glorified God, because He had heard Her prayer and fulfilled Her heart’s desire, and She began speaking about Her imminent end.

During this conversation the Apostle Paul also appeared in a miraculous manner together with his disciples Dionysius the Areopagite, Saint Hierotheus, Saint Timothy and others of the Seventy Apostles. The Holy Spirit had gathered them all together so that they might be granted the blessing of the All-Pure Virgin Mary, and more fittingly to see to the burial of the Mother of the Lord. She called each of them to Herself by name, She blessed them and extolled them for their faith and the hardships they endured in preaching the Gospel of Christ. To each She wished eternal bliss, and prayed with them for the peace and welfare of the whole world.

Then came the third hour (9 A.M.), when the Dormition of the Mother of God was to occur. A number of candles were burning. The holy Disciples surrounded her beautifully adorned bed, offering praise to God. She prayed in anticipation of Her demise and of the arrival of Her longed-for Son and Lord. Suddenly, the inexpressible Light of Divine Glory shone forth, before which the blazing candles paled in comparison. All who saw it took fright. Descending from Heaven was Christ, the King of Glory, surrounded by hosts of Angels and Archangels and other Heavenly Powers, together with the souls of the Forefathers and the Prophets, who had prophesied in ages past concerning the Most Holy Virgin Mary.

Seeing Her Son, the Mother of God exclaimed: “My soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit hath rejoiced in God My Savior, for He hath regarded the low estate of His Handmaiden” (Luke 1:46-48) and, rising from Her bed to meet the Lord, She bowed down to Him, and the Lord bid Her enter into Life Eternal. Without any bodily suffering, as though in a happy sleep, the Most Holy Virgin Mary gave Her soul into the hands of Her Son and God.

Then began a joyous angelic song. Accompanying the pure soul of the God-betrothed and with reverent awe for the Queen of Heaven, the angels exclaimed: “Hail, Full of Grace, the Lord is with Thee, blessed art Thou among women! For lo, the Queen, God’s Maiden comes, lift up the gates, and with the Ever-Existing One, take up the Mother of Light; for through Her salvation has come to all the human race. It is impossible to gaze upon Her, and it is impossible to render Her due honor” (Stikherion on “Lord, I Have Cried”). The Heavenly gates were raised, and meeting the soul of the Most Holy Mother of God, the Cherubim and the Seraphim glorified Her with joy. The face of the Mother of God was radiant with the glory of Divine virginity, and from Her body there came a sweet fragrance.

Miraculous was the life of the All-Pure Virgin, and wondrous was Her Repose, as Holy Church sings: “In Thee, O Queen, the God of all hath given thee as thy portion the things that are above nature. Just as in the Birth-Giving He did preserve Thine virginity, so also in the grave He did preserve Thy body from decay” (Canon 1, Ode 6, Troparion 1).

Kissing the all-pure body with reverence and in awe, the Disciples in turn were blessed by it and filled with grace and spiritual joy. Through the great glorification of the Most Holy Theotokos, the almighty power of God healed the sick, who with faith and love touched the holy bed.

Bewailing their separation from the Mother of God, the Apostles prepared to bury Her all-pure body. The holy Apostles Peter, Paul, James and others of the Twelve Apostles carried the funeral bier upon their shoulders, and upon it lay the body of the Ever-Virgin Mary. Saint John the Theologian went at the head with the resplendent palm-branch from Paradise. The other saints and a multitude of the faithful accompanied the funeral bier with candles and censers, singing sacred songs. This solemn procession went from Sion through Jerusalem to the Garden of Gethsemane.

With the start of the procession there suddenly appeared over the all-pure body of the Mother of God and all those accompanying Her a resplendent circular cloud, like a crown. There was heard the singing of the Heavenly Powers, glorifying the Mother of God, which echoed that of the worldly voices. This circle of Heavenly singers and radiance accompanied the procession to the very place of burial.

Unbelieving inhabitants of Jerusalem, taken aback by the extraordinarily grand funeral procession and vexed at the honor accorded the Mother of Jesus, complained of this to the High Priest and scribes. Burning with envy and vengefulness toward everything that reminded them of Christ, they sent out their own servants to disrupt the procession and to set the body of the Mother of God afire.

An angry crowd and soldiers set off against the Christians, but the circular cloud accompanying the procession descended and surrounded them like a wall. The pursuers heard the footsteps and the singing, but could not see any of those accompanying the procession. Indeed, many of them were struck blind.

The Jewish priest Athonios, out of spite and hatred for the Mother of Jesus of Nazareth, wanted to topple the funeral bier on which lay the body of the Most Holy Virgin Mary, but an angel of God invisibly cut off his hands, which had touched the bier. Seeing such a wonder, Athonios repented and with faith confessed the majesty of the Mother of God. He received healing and joined the crowd accompanying the body of the Mother of God, and he became a zealous follower of Christ.

When the procession reached the Garden of Gethsemane, then amidst the weeping and the wailing began the last kiss to the all-pure body. Only towards evening were the Apostles able to place it in the tomb and seal the entrance to the cave with a large stone.

For three days they did not depart from the place of burial, praying and chanting Psalms. Through the wise providence of God, the Apostle Thomas was not to be present at the burial of the Mother of God. Arriving late on the third day at Gethsemane, he lay down at the tomb and with bitter tears asked that he might be permitted to look once more upon the Mother of God and bid her farewell. The Apostles out of heartfelt pity for him decided to open the grave and permit him the comfort of venerating the holy relics of the Ever-Virgin Mary. Having opened the grave, they found in it only the grave wrappings and were thus convinced of the bodily ascent of the Most Holy Virgin Mary to Heaven.

On the evening of the same day, when the Apostles had gathered at a house to strengthen themselves with food, the Mother of God appeared to them and said: “Rejoice! I am with you all the days of your lives.” This so gladdened the Apostles and everyone with them, that they took a portion of the bread, set aside at the meal in memory of the Savior (“the Lord’s Portion”), and they exclaimed : “Most Holy Theotokos, save us”. (This marks the beginning of the rite of offering up the “Panagia” (“All-Holy”), a portion of bread in honor of the Mother of God, which is done at monasteries to the present day).

The sash of the Mother of God, and Her holy garb, preserved with reverence and distributed over the face of the earth in pieces, have worked miracles both in the past and at present. Her numerous icons everywhere pour forth signs and healings, and Her holy body, taken up to Heaven, bears witness to our own future life there. Her body was not left to the vicissitudes of the transitory world, but was incomparably exalted by its glorious ascent to Heaven.

The Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos is celebrated with special solemnity at Gethsemane, the place of Her burial. Nowhere else is there such sorrow of heart at the separation from the Mother of God, and nowhere else such joy, because of Her intercession for the world.

The holy city of Jerusalem is separated from the Mount of Olives by the valley of Kedron on Josaphat. At the foot of the Mount of Olives is the Garden of Gethsemane, where olive trees bear fruit even now.

The holy Ancestor-of-God Joachim had himself reposed at 80 years of age, several years after the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple (November 21). Saint Anna, having been left a widow, moved from Nazareth to Jerusalem, and lived near the Temple. At Jerusalem she bought two pieces of property: the first at the gates of Gethsemane, and the second in the valley of Josaphat. At the second locale she built a tomb for the members of her family, and where also she herself was buried with Joachim. It was there in the Garden of Gethsemane that the Savior often prayed with His disciples.

The most-pure body of the Mother of God was buried in the family tomb. Christians honored the sepulchre of the Mother of God, and they built a church on this spot. Within the church was preserved the precious funeral cloth, which covered Her all-pure and fragrant body.

The holy Patriarch Juvenal of Jerusalem (420-458) testified before the emperor Marcian (450-457) as to the authenticity of the tradition about the miraculous ascent of the Mother of God to Heaven, and he sent to the empress, Saint Pulcheria (September 10), the grave wrappings of the Mother of God from Her tomb. Saint Pulcheria then placed these grave-wrappings within the Blachernae church.

Accounts have been preserved, that at the end of the seventh century a church had been built atop the underground church of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, and that from its high bell-tower could be seen the dome of the Church of the Resurrection of the Lord. Traces of this church are no longer to be seen. And in the ninth century near the subterranean Gethsemane church a monastery was built, in which more than 30 monks struggled.

Great destruction was done the Church in the year 1009 by the despoiler of the holy places, Hakim. Radical changes, the traces of which remain at present, also took place under the crusaders in the year 1130. During the eleventh to twelfth centuries the piece of excavated stone, at which the Savior had prayed on the night of His betrayal disappeared from Jerusalem. This piece of stone had been in the Gethsemane basilica from the sixth century.

But in spite of the destruction and the changes, the overall original cruciform (cross-shaped) plan of the church has been preserved. At the entrance to the church along the sides of the iron gates stand four marble columns. To enter the church, it is necessary to go down a stairway of 48 steps. At the 23rd step on the right side is a chapel in honor of the holy Ancestors-of-God Joachim and Anna together with their graves, and on the left side opposite, the chapel of Saint Joseph the Betrothed with his grave. The right chapel belongs to the Orthodox Church, and the left to the Armenian Church (since 1814).

The church of the Dormition of the Theotokos has the following dimensions: in length it is 48 arshin, and in breadth 8 arshin [1 arshin = 28 inches]. At an earlier time the church had also windows beside the doors. The whole temple was adorned with a multitude of lampadas and offerings. Two small entrances lead into the burial-chamber of the Mother of God. One enters through the western doors, and exits at the northern doors. The burial-chamber of the All-Pure Virgin Mary is veiled with precious curtains. The burial place was hewn out of stone in the manner of the ancient Jewish graves and is very similar to the Sepulchre of the Lord. Beyond the burial-chamber is the altar of the church, in which Divine Liturgy is celebrated each day in the Greek language.

The olive woods on the eastern and northern sides of the temple was acquired from the Turks by the Orthodox during the seventh and eighth centuries. The Catholics acquired the olive woods on the east and south sides in 1803, and the Armenians on the west side in 1821.

On August 12, at Little Gethsemane, at the second hour of the night, the head of the Gethsemane church celebrates Divine Liturgy. With the end of Liturgy, at the fourth hour of the morning, he serves a short Molieben before the resplendent burial shroud, lifts it in his hands and solemnly carries it beyond the church to Gethsemane proper where the holy sepulchre of the Mother of God is situated. All the members of the Russian Spiritual Mission in Jerusalem, with the head of the Mission presiding, participate each year in the procession (called the “Litania”) with the holy burial shroud of the Mother of God..

The rite of the Burial of the Mother of God at Gethsemane begins customarily on the morning of August 14. A multitude of people with hierarchs and clergy at the head set off from the Jerusalem Patriarchate (nearby the Church of the Resurrection of Christ) in sorrowful procession. Along the narrow alley-ways of the Holy City the funeral procession makes its way to Gethsemane. Toward the front of the procession an icon of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos is carried. Along the way, pilgrims meet the icon, kissing the image of the All-Pure Virgin Mary and lift children of various ages to the icon. After the clergy, in two rows walk the black-robed monks and nuns of the Holy City: Greeks, Roumanians, Arabs, Russians. The procession, going along for about two hours, concludes with Lamentations at the Gethsemane church. In front the altar, beyond the burial chamber of the Mother of God, is a raised-up spot, upon which rests the burial shroud of the Most Holy Mother of God among fragrant flowers and myrtle, with precious coverings.

“O marvelous wonder! The Fount of Life is placed in the grave, and the grave doth become the ladder to Heaven…” Here at the grave of the All-Pure Virgin, these words strike deep with their original sense and grief is dispelled by joy: “Hail, Full of Grace, the Lord is with Thee, granting the world, through Thee, great mercy!”

Numerous pilgrims, having kissed the icon of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, following an ancient custom, then stoop down and go beneath it.

On the day of the Leave-taking of the feast (August 23), another solemn procession is made. On the return path, the holy burial shroud is carried by clergy led by the Archimandrite of Gethsemane.

There is an article in the “Journal of the Moscow Patriarchate”, 1979, No. 3 regarding the rite of the litany and Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God in the Holy Land.

Today flowers are blessed in church, and people keep them in their homes. During times of family strife or illness, the flower petals are placed in the censer with the incense, and the whole house is censed. See the Prayer at the Sanctification of any Fragrant Herbage.

“Adamu/Zingdad: The Old Order is No More” by Kat – 8.15.18

Entry Submitted by Kat at 5:02 PM EDT on August 15, 2018

Hi Dinarlandia,
Enclose an absolutely BRILLIANT encapsulation of what has been happening “behind the scenes” from Adamu channeling Zingdad. Over the years I have found him to be a wonderful source of information.
I do not present this as TRUTH. You must decide what you believe. Take what you can use and leave the rest.
For me, this is how I understand things. That there are beings who “feed on suffering and war.” That there is a Deep State that practices horrific rituals… I know this sounds Twilight Zone-y, so if it doesn’t interest you, just pass this blog by.
But if you listen to what David Wilcock or Linda Moulton Howe have to say, or Barbara Marciniak (who wrote BRINGERS OF THE DAWN,) or any of the channels—then what Adamu is saying is THRILLING because, according to him, the Dark Puppetmaster is GONE. So the minions that are left are trying to create chaos, suffering and sorrow, which is their “food,” and they are not succeeding at it.
I know, very strange. But we are living in very strange times, hello!
I pray the Dark is truly completely GONE  so we can get on with our path of LIGHT—Peace on Earth, the RV/GCR, GESARA, New Technologies, heal the planet, heal her Kingdoms, heal Humanity, Kindness, Generosity, Health, Abundance for all, Full Disclosure, First Contact and finally—ASCENSION. 
This is the (partial) plan of the Alliance. That is the (partial) hope of Lightworkers. This is what I BELIEVE is a brilliant path to move us all “up” and “into the light.”
So, here is the video. Believe, don’t believe, up to you.
With blessings and light unceasing,
xo, Kat
“The Ancient Red Vampire is Dead! — Adamu/Zingdad
Over the past number of weeks I have been receiving updates from Adamu that have left me quite stunned. Events have recently transpired that completely change the nature of the game that is played behind the scenes of our world. The old order is no more. The single greatest threat to world peace and harmony… is suddenly and unexpectedly no more. All of the plans and processes that the agents of the light had in place to deal with this dark threat are also no more. Everything is changed. Everything.  Though this is not yet immediately apparent on the surface. Our ordinary lives still go on. But if you look carefully, you will see… everything is changing. 
A precis of the video (together with all the links shared in the video) is offered below.
Though I very much do recommend you watch the video, here is the story in a nutshell:
The ancient gods of our myths and legends were extra-terrestrials. Some of these ETs were good and benevolent. Some were quite evil.
When it came time for the ETs to depart the earth, the evil ones taught certain chosen humans a variety of dark magicks and secrets so that their human minions would, in their absence, gain control of the whole world so that they could own the world when the quarantine was declared over.
One of these magicks was a path to avoid death via vampirism. One such vampire, thousands of years old and very powerful, became the hidden master of much of the world. In collaboration with certain demonic entities, called “Marsons”, he planned to launch world war 3 to gain control of the rest of the planet.
Watch the video and find out how the vampire’s plans were upended, how he played his hand too early, how he was actually (and very surprisingly) killed!
Find out why there is, despite hid death, a huge uptick in anger, extremism and rage in the world. Find out what you can do about this. Find out how to be a part of the solution, how to be a part of returning this world to its path of Highest Good.”


Final Wakeup Call: The Great Transition

The Great Transition

The shadow ruling force behind the central banks

Secrecy is repugnant in a free and open society

Monolithic and Ruthless Conspiracy

The Central Bankers’ crimes are legendary and more than can be listed here. By providing large-scale loans to practically all countries and people, those have become dependent of the hidden ruling power. Governments that want to remain independent are vigorously addressed and enforced; their leaders are unseated, or murdered. If this is not possible through means of political propaganda, or being economically sanctioned, the CIA, Mossad, or otherwise military force will achieve their objective to submit them to the NWO-regime.

The bloodline Archon families want to control the world, which required the joining of forces of the 13 influential bloodline families. Professor Adam Weishaupt drafted a plan in 1773, on request of Mayer Amschel Rothschild to make that happen. The ultimate goal was, and still is, to create a world dictatorship with one leader at the top, located in Jerusalem -Israel.

As a matter of fact, even China’s government is ultimately run by a – Nazi-Rothschild- central bank, which dictates and controls the flow of money all over the world in every nation in which central banks are located. They obtained full control, and have 100% – 5 eyes support that makes their authority unquestioned and unchallenged.

Anyone involved in this buy and bribe scheme knows that it is in their own interest to participate in agreement to the given instructions. It really is a world-wide spread epidemic, and much worse than anyone can imagine. The structure it is condoned under the current legal system of admiralty law.Defeating the truly evil enemy, should be people’s key priority! Let’s target the shadow controlling forces behind these central banks and put an end to this global corruption once and for all.

The real rulers in Washington DC are the invisible Luciferian Khazarians, they exercise their power from behind the scenes. Today the path to total dictatorship in the Western World can be laid by strictly legal means, unseen and unheard by Congress or Parliament, even the President, nor the people. Officially, Constitutional Governments are implemented. But within our governments and political systems, another body is representing another form of these governments, it is the bureaucratic elite which believes that Constitutions are useless, as they are sure being on the winning side of the game.

All the strange developments in policy agreements like the refuge crisis, may be traced back to this group who are going to make us over to suit their desire. The harm done to all people on our planet will take generations to correct. But all will be corrected, if we the people wake up and take back control!

Secrecy is repugnant in a free and open society

Trump is threatening to disturb the Deep State’s control game as no other modern President before him ever has done, except President John F. Kennedy who was murdered for his opposition against the Deep State. He said on April 27th, 1961 in an address to newspaper publishers;

“The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society, and we are as a people, inherently and historically, opposed to secret societies, secret oaths, and secret proceedings… For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence. It depends on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific, and political operations. Its preparations are concealed, not published, its mistakes are buried, not headlined, its dissenters are silenced, not praised, no expenditure is questioned, no secret is revealed… I am asking your help in the tremendous task of informing and alerting the American people… The high office of President has been used to foment a plot to destroy the American’s freedom, and before I leave office I must inform the citizen of his plight.”

Unfortunately, the news media was and still is owned by the very foes President Kennedy was trying to defeat and those foes killed the President two and a half years later.

Unaware of the risks

Even today, people are so unaware and have no idea of the risks President Trump is taking by challenging the Deep State, specifically the US military industrial complex MIC. The mainstream media still do their utmost to discredit the President of the United States and try to overthrow him in order that the utterly corrupt elite that rule the western world can continue to hold on to power and to protect the massive budget of the MIC- complex, that along with the Israel Lobby, funds the elections of those who rule us.

They also tried multiple times to start a nuclear world war using Syria, North Korea, Iran, and other hotspots. It is important to remember and that cannot be repeated often enough: these people try to kill you and your family, and are still doing so.

The Asian secret societies learned of the Deep State Nazi plans to murder 90% of humanity by successfully eavesdropping on their secret meetings. In 2003, the cabal were spreading the engineered SARS disease – a bioweapon designed specifically to target the Asian race, which became their call to arms.

The Europeans, particularly the Germans, are doing some serious chess moves that will make Mr. Trump’s job ahead easier. The powers that are feeling resentful of Mr. Trump are also moving in a healthy direction for all of us.

Mr. Trump is doing a great job that isn’t understood by the public at large and probably not known by himself, as the whole operation is scripted by the Alliance. By helping through Q-ANON notifications and observing the skirmishes that are forever going on. This has become part of the whole scenario: it represents the undercurrent that is behind everything. It’s a crowd together of folks trying to keep this at bay. As, many of us wake-up and join the patriot crowd. Where we go one, we go all. The Deep State won’t succeed; their turning point may have been passed.

The Central Banking Control

The Central Banking system is currently owned by the Archon bloodline families that control more wealth than the better off 3.5 billion of the world’s population. Inequality is a drastic understatement.

The BIS – Bank of International Settlement – is a privately owned bank that oversights 60 Central banks including: The Bank of England, the Federal Reserve the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan. The BIS controls 95% of global wealth. The BIS was created as a control bank that would supervise the damage reparation settlements of Germany and its allies after WW1. It then morphed into the demon financial control center that it is today.

The monetary system from its inception till today is privately owned by the Rothschild and a few other families. The Governments pay Central Banks with taxpayers’ monies to compensate for the interest of their counterfeit debt money, which they could have issued themselves free of any interest charge. Moreover, taxpayers’ contributions fund the Vatican Bank, Queen’s Bank of England, and all other Central Banks across the globe instead of their own government. People’s energy money makes it possible that Central Banks can charge again interest on the reimbursed tax funds. Evidently, this corrupt system is also funding international child trafficking, including all black terrorist operations, etc.

No need for central banks

Moreover, there is no need for Central banks, as the people controlled governments can issue the money themselves free of interest, without debt! – There is no anchor against the ever-increasing money supply that is destroying the world’s reserve currency. New out of air-printed money is constantly created to fight deflation to avoid a depression. The world Central banks cannot accept deflation; they are trying to offset this by printing money to generate inflation. And, so have the populace since 1972 two third of their savings lost.

As there is no velocity in the money circulation, they cannot generate the outcome they want. The Central Bankers have no power to turn this around, but resort to continuously printing money that no one spends, so the money has little effect on the economy. If they don’t find a way to increase the velocity of money, there will be no inflation and higher prices, if money velocity keeps slowing down, the world will be mired in a deflationary trap that scares the hell out of the central bankers, as debt burdens go up in real terms. Tax revenues decrease. Banks fail. When the role of complication is ignored, they are putting the system at risk of collapse.

It is still an open question whether the world needs a reserve currency and it certainly does not when money is linked to something tangible. There is no need for central banks to create money without limits either – as has been proven during the era 1870 – 1914 when the gold standard acted independently and effectively.

Unsustainable Debt

IMF says, “debt is unsustainable”, but central banks don’t solve the problem. They like to keep the world in a limbo of debt, so that countries and people need to take on more debt. The Central Bankers business model is to put countries and people in more debt, it is a pattern and they know this, but most of the people don’t know that. The puppet governments and politicians are bought and paid for to do these things. The only way around this is to get rid of the central banks. Look at Greece, it is in trouble again, the central bank’s fix was not a fix, it was a band aid and it was only meant to last for a couple of years, then the country would need more debt.

Another noticeable aspect is housing appreciation that is beginning to slow, prices are coming down which means those who purchased at the height of the market will be underwater and those who purchased during the last financial crisis will be worse off. Even, the pension systems are in trouble and there are noticeable signs of this. Once the market, real estate, and the rest crashes it will be game over.

And, that is why the economy is rapidly falling apart. And here comes the narrative battle, either Trump or the FED-Central Bank is going to be in charge to tell this story. – What you have to do is to prepare for the transition and make sure you have sufficient food in store as there is a life-size possibility that supplies will be disturbed.

Be assured that this great transition is coming for which most people aren’t prepared; they will go through a very difficult period of time. The Alliance with the patriots do there best to make the transition easy as possible. Let’s hope that Trump will have the narrative, as the central banks don’t care about the people, the more we suffer the better they like it.

Eventually, the Deep State players and agendas will dissolve under the upcoming transparency with equality for all. Everyone has to know how to fix the system, where the risks are hidden, and how with the least intrusive means possible can be changed. Amongst others, it will be by asset backed currencies, then everything else could start to be fixed. How and what is explained in the next issue. Stay tuned!

Source: Final Wakeup Call


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God’s New Series – Heavenletter #6411 A New Commandment, August 15, 2018

God said:

Beloved, every responsibility you accept is a gift you give to Earth. No burdens are to exist in any corner of the world. Remove from any contemplation the faintest idea of heaviness of heart. Lightness of heart hails as your New Commandment. Under no circumstances are you to feel dragged down. Absolutely not. I state light of heart as yours. This is My Will for you. No one is to be laden with a burlap bag of heavy stones. Joy is your tribute to the world.

Be light of foot and light of heart. Life on Earth is to be for joy. Sense of burden is not to be allowed. Life is a high-stepping dance. Oh, yes, by all means, dance a dance of joy. Do not even think of feeling responsibility as a weight. Make joy right and left. Once and for all, joy alone. No foot-dragging. Let there be no excuse for anything less than handstands and cartwheels and dancing and singing in the streets. No word of dismay is to pass your lips or ears.

Be joy to the world. Hark, the herald angels sing. You are a herald angel who sings a beautiful song. What a chorus of joy you sing to Me and to the world. Would I choose you for less than joy? No. I choose you for joy, and that’s it, the whole story. Joy is easy to remember. Your to-do list is to be made of joy alone. Center front, no exceptions. Wear a t-shirt that says Joy Alone. There is to be no less than joy for even one child of God.

It isn’t for you to muddy the waters. Joy alone is for you. Wear all the colors of joy. Forgo any concession to anything less than joy. Joy heads the list. Joy alone. Experience joy even with your right hand tied behind your back. Zippity Doo Dah. Hallelujah. I assign you joy on earth. Joy and joy alone.

Sainthood is to be joy. Nothing whatsoever is be less than joy to the hilt. Your freedom is to shine joy. You are not on Earth to signify less.

Let whatever you engage in be outright joy. Allow all joy to precede you. You are to drink of joy alone. There is within you a bubbling stream of joy. Drink to your heart’s content. Let thy name be joy unending. Joy is foremost and unrestricted. There are no boundaries to the joy that is to beam within you. Hut. Hut. Giddyap to joy, little dogie. Surround yourself with joy. Hie to joy. Joy is to radiate from you. Joy alone. For sure you are not destined for moil and trouble. There is no merit to less than joy. Less than joy is worth nothing at all. There will be no miserliness when it comes to joy. Abundance alone. Once and for all, joy pure and clear and hearty to all. No one is to mince joy. Strew joy abundantly. No faking joy. Hear Me. True joy is the Commandment I give to all on Earth. Make no bones about this. There are no exceptions, not one. Joy is the ground-breaker. Joy to all is foremost.

Your lesson is to learn joy no matter what. The more joy you give, the more joy there is. Fill the rafters with joy, joy unabashed. Your life is to be decorated with joy. Happy hearts are to abound. Ring the bells of joy lightly, and ring them clearly. Joy is now the way of the world. Is joy second to the Commandment to Love All? Which comes first? Joy or love, love or joy? There is no first or last.

Adama of Telos ~ You Are Ready for This Beautiful Transformation

Channeled by Genoveva Coyle

I am here to remind you of Lemuria and to activate your Lemurian seed pockets of light. 

Greetings dearest ones! I AM Adama of Telos, I am your brother, your friend, I am your ally and family always.

I am here today to bring you my love and my peaceful essence, to commune with you, to attune with you, and to remind you of the times of the old Lemuria. Yes, of those glorious times when you were clearly conscious of your origin and the source of your being. And I must remind you that then you were fully conscious of your infinite powers, your wisdom and your knowing.

I want to activate in thee these pockets of light, these Lemurian seeds that you have had dormant in your DNA, waiting to be reignited for these times of intense need when you would have the knowledge contained within them available to be used for the highest and the greatest good of all, for the upliftment and benefit all of humanity.

You are ready for this process. And yes, I am talking to all of you reading this message, for whether or not you had prepared yourselves conscientiously to be aware of this beautiful transformation, it really doesn’t matter, because you have been readying yourselves stalwartly and diligently for years and decades.

And what do I mean by this? Well when you are saying that you have worked on core issues, or on integrating and loving back the darkest parts of thee, we are saying that you have worked on fortifying and growing your abilities to be compassionate and kind. We are saying that you have refined and truly anchored into your physical vessels, into your human selves, your capabilities to love unconditionally and to accept everyone exactly where they are on their journey, and that, of course, includes your entire self.

Why else would you believe that you would have some shadow and darkness to go through? Why would a perfect and whole being born from the Mother’s womb and beauty be flawed and shoddy?

Yes, these parts of thee are lessons to be learned. Yes, these are challenges that you have to overcome, hopefully with joy and laughter. Mostly, however, the gift of any dark portion of self that you welcome and love back into yourselves, at the end of this traveling through the darkness of the self, brings with it great wisdom, profound humility, and deep compassion for yourselves, and for the ones facing similar or slightly different facets of the same issues that you’ve had to overcome in this lifetime or in previous lifetimes.

You can now truly connect heart to heart and relate with the pain and the suffering of others, eliminating any speck of judgment and superiority. You, as the teachers, or the healers, or the advisers for the ones coming to you, have enough wisdom and faith to point to the way of light, for you have traveled it yourselves.

There are no more fears of the unseen or the unknown, for you have traveled it all and mastered it successfully. And you can stand up as proof and as the holder of hope and certitude that others, the entire collective, can do it as well.

No one wants a librarian or teacher who has gained all the advice and knowledge they have accumulated to impart to others from reading books or sacred texts in the comfort of their homes, while having no life skills of their own and, for the most part, having no ability to relate and truly feel and empathize with the ones that are depressed and hurt.

But you can! And you do! Approach them with gentleness and patience dear hearts, just as we in the higher realms do with you. You do not have to spend a lot of time and offer a multitude of words, you do not have to lecture or patronize them. There is no need for lots of talking, or for you to use forceful energy to make your point or to convince them to change and redirect their course. Allow others to make their mistakes and know that their guardians and higher selves are monitoring their progress and their paths.

You can intervene at times when guided and asked to do so. Speak through your hearts and intend to convey your words with love and sweetness, real loving kindness. You do not have to offer all that you know, but only that which you know that the recipient is ready to receive in this moment.

Bring any comment and corrective suggestion only to the point where it can shift the recipient into a new way of thinking, therefore stimulating their own growing process. This is the way you allow everyone to find their own paths, and then encourage them to follow their unique inner light.

Meanwhile, focus on your own continuing inner growth, and strive to be more of the Love and the Light of the Mother/Father/ God that was planted within you. Of course, you must do this in your unique, individualized and beautiful way, bringing your own soul signature into this world, radiating love, acceptance, kindness, joy, and blessings everywhere you go as the brilliant suns that you are.

May the Lemurian love, light, and peace enfold you, bringing you serenity and joy! Stay with my love, stay with my deep peace! Farewell.

By Permission. ©2018 Council of Love, Inc.


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West Valley police spokeswoman Roxeanne Vainuku said the boy was taken from the area of 3500 S. Redwood. She said the Utah County Major Crimes Task Force was working on an unrelated investigation when they learned about the kidnapping. That’s when both West Valley police and the FBI became involved in the case.

Using, in part, surveillance video from businesses in the area of the kidnapping, detectives were able to track down the teenager and the kidnappers, Vainuku said.

“During the investigation, the location of the victim and captors was found by law enforcement. Law enforcement officers were able to safely and quickly take three captors into custody while rescuing the victim,” the reports state.

Officers surrounded a Motel 6, 315 W. 3300 South, and arrested one of the men when he left the room to go to his car, Vainuku said. Inside the vehicle investigators found a gun and a “large knife.”


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President Trump slammed The Boston Globe Thursday for coordinating a nationwide protest with more than 300 other outlets, saying it’s “in collusion with other papers on free press. Prove it!”

The Boston Globe, which was sold to the the Failing New York Times for 1.3 BILLION DOLLARS (plus 800 million dollars in losses & investment), or 2.1 BILLION DOLLARS, was then sold by the Times for 1 DOLLAR. Now the Globe is in COLLUSION with other papers on free press. PROVE IT!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 16, 2018
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At a Cabinet meeting Thursday, Mr. Trump heard briefings from several advisers and then told journalists in the room, “If you’d like, you can stay. If you’d like, you can leave … freedom of the press.”

Earlier in the morning, Mr. Trump declared “fake news media” to be the opposition party and bad for America on Thursday, as hundreds of newspapers protested the president’s constant media criticism.


— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 16, 2018


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After clearance pull, Democrats rush to back Brennan – who spied on them

After clearance pull, Democrats rush to back Brennan – who spied on them
Democrats have been vocal in condemning US President Donald Trump for revoking former CIA chief John Brennan’s security clearance, forgetting that time he spied on a Democrat-run Senate committee in the name of #Resistance.

On Wednesday, Trump revoked Brennan’s security clearance, which had allowed the ex-spymaster to continue to access classified documents since he resigned last January.

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The White House said that Brennan used his security clearance to “sow division and chaos,” and lend a sheen of credibility to his public criticisms of the president. The White House looked into revoking Brennan’s clearance after he accused Trump of “treason” for meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin last month.

Straight away, Democrats jumped in to defend Brennan’s character and to blast Trump for pulling his clearance. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-California), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, said that “In adding John Brennan to his enemies list, Trump demonstrates again how deeply insecure and vindictive he is.”

Rep. Don Beyer (D-Virginia) called the revocation “the weak, paranoid, authoritarian behavior of a dictator.”

Former Vice President Joe Biden called Trump’s act “unbecoming of a President,” and warned that it would only embolden Brennan in his public crusade against Trump.

Biden’s words were echoed by former ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, who said that clearance or not, Brennan “will now be just as vigorous & vigilant in defending American values.”

Brennan’s thesaurus-heavy  Tweets and self-righteous grandstanding have made him a hero to the anti-Trump #resistance. However, while Democrats are falling over themselves to pat the former career spy on the back, there was a time when Brennan spied on Democratic lawmakers compiling a report into his agency’s use of torture tactics – and got away with it.

In 2014, as the Senate Intelligence Committee was compiling a lengthy report into the CIA’s use of ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ at its secret prisons, chair Dianne Feinstein (D-California) accused Brennan’s agency of secretly monitoring the committee’s computers and removing sensitive documents.

After initially denying any wrongdoing and rejecting Feinstein’s “spurious allegations,” Brennan quietly apologized to lawmakers after an internal review proved the senator right.

Despite being caught red-handed spying on his overseers, the Obama administration Department of Justice declined to press charges against Brennan, and he remained in charge of the CIA.

Just as Democrats seem eager to forgive past wrongs in the name of anti-Trump resistance, the President’s supporters on the right were quick to remember Brennan’s shady practices and praise Trump’s decision to revoke his clearance.

Libertarian-minded Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), who first proposed pulling Brennan’s clearance, cheered Trump’s decision on Wednesday, and took the opportunity to remind voters that he opposed Brennan’s stewardship of the CIA from the get-go.

True to form, Brennan himself responded to Trump in a verbose tweet, stating that “my principles are worth far more than clearances,” and vowing to keep up the #resistance.

According to William Binney, a former National Security Agency technical director and NSA whistleblower, Trump should have revoked Brennan’s clearance “a long time ago.” Binney told RT: “The president is doing the right thing revoking the clearances of people who aren’t contributing anything.”

‘Monetized security clearance’

The White House has also mulled revoking security clearances for a host of other former intelligence personnel, including former CIA Director Michael Hayden, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former FBI Director James Comey.

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in July that they had “politicized, and in some cases monetized, their public service and security clearances.” Since leaving their positions, all have become household names for their public opposition to Trump. Brennan now works for NBC News as a “senior national security and intelligence analyst,” Clapper found a new home at CNN, and Comey penned a book thrashing the Trump administration and comparing Trump himself to a “mob boss.”

Hayden told CNN viewers on Wednesday that Trump’s decision to revoke Brennan’s clearance was “threatening to the rest of us” and amounted to an attempt to silence dissent.

Former Hillary Clinton aide Philippe Reines was more blunt, calling Trump a “vindictive little bitch.”

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The Russian Threat You’re Not Hearing About




‘The Homeland’ is part of a dedicated series of Cipher Brief columns focused on examining the full range of threats to U.S. national security.

The United States is reawakening to the Russia threat. Indeed, it would be hard to sleep through Vladimir Putin’s brazen tactics. Although American media has shined a spotlight on Russia’s active interference with U.S. elections, its aggression in other areas has received less notice. Russian out-of-area military activity, including near the U.S. and Canadian border, is a challenge as formidable and active as it has been since the end of the Cold War.

Russian air and maritime threats to the homeland include conventional and nuclear-capable platforms. The Russian long-range strategic bomber threat is presently antiquated but modernizing. Its Air Force currently relies on the same platforms it developed during the Cold War—the TU-95 Bear and TU-160 Blackjack, but it is expected to receive an entirely new fleet of upgraded TU-160 replacements. The Russian maritime fleet includes a submarine force rivaling most others in the world, including its  new Severodvinsk (or Yasen) class nuclear-powered attack subs and upgraded Oscar II  nuclear-powered guided missile subs. Russia has also increased its investment in advanced ballistic and cruise missiles that these and other platforms can carry. This combination challenges U.S. defenses, particularly given the advanced Russian submarine force’s sophisticated ability to avoid detection, even near the continental United States.

In keeping with his flair for the dramatic, Putin unveiled purportedly ‘unparalleled’ new nuclear capabilities during his March state of the union address. One such system is the Kanyon nuclear torpedo, a long-range autonomous underwater drone, which could present a new maritime threat to coastal U.S. cities. Another, the SS-X-30 Satan II, is a liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) with supposedly limitless range. Russia claims that the SS-X-30 will be able to release smaller warheads that can glide close to the ground at hypersonic speeds, a feature that would prevent any current U.S. system from intercepting the warheads before they reached their targets. If these systems exist, and their capability matches their hype, the United States may be challenged to provide effective countermeasures.

Complementing Russian military capability advances that threaten the U.S. homeland is its pattern of violating international agreements and treaties that govern state air and maritime activity over and near U.S. borders. Russia and the United States continually monitor each other’s activities and capabilities with flyovers, or by sailing surveillance vessels or submarines along the other’s coastlines. The primary treaty governing aerial surveillance between the United States and Russia (and 32 other signatories) is the Treaty on Open Skies, which establishes conduct for unarmed observation flights allowing observation with up to four types of sensors, as well as minimum and maximum altitudes and flight distances for pre-approved surveillance missions. In general, Russian flyovers of the United States and other out-of-area activity have increased in recent years, particularly since its annexation of Crimea in 2014. These activities reached record highs in 2014 and 2017; so far, they are on track to decrease in 2018, but time will tell if that trend continues.  Last year, U.S. F-22 Raptors and Canadian CF-18 Hornets intercepted the Russian TU-95 several times, including two TU-95s near Alaska last April and May. These upticks in Russian violations of airspace norms have led some policymakers to call for harsher responses to Russian activity and a clampdown on U.S.-Russia relations, even urging the United States’ withdrawal from Open Skies as a lever in the relationship.

At sea, the Prevention of Incidents on and Over the High Seas (INCSEA) governs a variety of maritime encounters between Russia and the United States. INCSEA establishes processes to avoid collisions in military-to-military encounters, establishes safe distances for surveillance, and prohibits simulated attacks against rival targets. To date, these norms have prevented major at-sea incidents between the two nations. Although the United States has detected Russian submarines and other surveillance vessels like the Viktor Leonov near the U.S. coast, there appear to have been fewer incidents of these vessels entering as far in as U.S. or Canadian territorial waters. This is not to say, however, that Russia has maintained good maritime behavior in waters near or important to North America. The United States and Canada remain highly concerned about the ability to secure sea lines of communication, especially given Russia’s aggressive probing of undersea cables in the Atlantic, targets that, if severed, could cut the United States and Canada off from global communications.

Responding to the Russian aviation and maritime threat, the United States and Canada have made significant strides since the end of the Cold War. In 2007, Canada launched a program to modernize the Halifax class frigate (a vessel without a counterpart in the U.S. Navy) to improve its ability to conduct anti-submarine warfare along our shared coasts. Just this year, the U.S. Navy reestablished the 2nd Fleet to assist in the defense of the East coast and North Atlantic, while NATO also established its new maritime Joint Force Command for the Atlantic in Norfolk, VA. The United States and Canada have also begun to discuss new options to replace the current North Warning System—a network of unmanned early warning radar systems at NORAD—as well as ways to deal with threats that we currently cannot (successfully) counter, including hypersonic, ground skimming cruise missiles or missiles launched in meeting submarines off our coast. A notable gap remains in cruise missile defense and so-called low, slow flyer threats. Moreover,  with polar ice caps melting and Russia continuing to militarize in the Arctic—where it has “more bases north of the Arctic Circle than all other countries combined”—there is increasing demand on U.S. and Canadian forces to be able to defend new areas of approach that may emerge.

Even as the United States catches-up to the threats posed by Russian election interference and aggression in Europe, it should apply equal diligence and urgency to ensuring American territory is protected from emergent Russian capabilities and activities. Russian actions that threaten the security of North America—as well as their advances in missile technology and Arctic military buildup—are on the uptick. These indications and warning signs are visible now, and we should be heeding them. The United States and Canada cannot afford to kick the Russia homeland defense problem further down the road.


Kathleen Hicks is senior vice president, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, and director of the International Security Program at CSIS. Dr. Hicks is a frequent writer and lecturer on geopolitics, national security, and defense matters. She served in the Obama administration as principal deputy under secretary of defense for policy and deputy under secretary of defense for strategy, plans, and forces. She led the development of the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance and the 2010 Quadrennial Defense… Read More






Carney: Trump is Right, ‘Our Country Was Built on Tariffs’

NEW YORK- SEPTEMBER 5: Pedestrians walk around the George Washington statue in front of Federal Hall September 5, 2002 in New York City. Congress will return to its 18th century home at Federal Hall September 6, 2002 to commemorate the September 11 attacks. It will mark only the second time …
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President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the United States “was built on Tariffs.”

The president’s claim, issued via Twitter, prompted a number of challenges from critics. But Trump has history on his side.

One of the very first acts of Congress was the passage of the Tariff Act of 1789. President George Washington signed it into law on July 4, 1789, commemortating the young nation’s Declaration of Independence.

“A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined; to which end a uniform and well-digested plan is requisite; and their safety and interest require that they should promote such manufactories as tend to render them independent of others for essential, particularly military, supplies,” Washington said in his first address to Congress six months later.

The United States could not depend on merely importing inventions from other nations, Washington said, but must take measures to produce goods at home.

“But I cannot forbear intimating to you the expediency of giving effectual encouragement, as well to the introduction of new and useful inventions from abroad, as to the exertion of skill and genius in producing them at home,” he told Congress.

Washington’s Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton a year later wrote in his Report on Manufactures: “The wealth … independence, and security of a Country, appear to be materially connected with the prosperity of manufactures. Every nation … ought to endeavor to possess within itself all the essentials of national supply. These compromise the means of subsistence, habitation, clothing, and defence.”

“The great expansion of commerce from 1793 to I807, brought much wealth to this country which enabled the industrial development to be more rapid when it did come than it could have been in 1790,” University of Chicago professor William Hill observed in 1893.

Seventeen years later, as tensions with Great Britain mounted, Congress passed and Thomas Jefferson signed the Embargo of 1807, imposing extremely high tariffs on all manufactured goods.

“It was really good for the textile industry,” according to Smithsonian curator Peter Liebhold, “really the beginning of the manufacturing system in the United States.”
Just as today, there were objections to the tariffs by those who thought they weighed too heavily on their economic interests. Importers of cheap copper, for example, complained that the tariff was raising its cost too much. But America’s early leaders chose to put national interest first.

As Pat Buchanan demonstrated in his 1998 book The Great Betrayal, the tradition of tariffs did not die with the founders but went on to inspire generation after generation of American leaders, including Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincon, William McKinley, Teddy Roosevelt, Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge.

“Economic patriotism put America first, and made America first,” Buchanan wrote in a recent column.

One of the main objections to Trump’s view of history seems to be rooted in a misunderstanding of the famous Boston Tea Party.  But the Boston Tea Party was not a rebellion against a tariff aimed at fostering or protecting domestic industry. It was, instead, a reaction against the Stamp and Townsend Acts, which were imposed taxes intended to extract revenue from the American colonists. They bore no resemblance to the tariffs of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, or Donald Trump.

If anything, the example of the Boston Tea Party supports Trump’s view of history. The colonists believed they were being treated unfairly when it came to the terms of trade imposed by the British and chose to reject the imports by dumping them into the Boston harbor. That act itself was a kind of tariff, albeit one of a populist mob rather than imposed by an elected government.




Just when you think the neo-communist left has reached their pinnacle in brainwashing at secular institutions, along comes a professor at University of Connecticut to challenge that faulty notion.

Christina Mogro-Wilson, who teaches social work, was taken aback after surveying 118 of her students, finding that “[Masters of Social Work] MSW students tend to endorse feminist principles but are hesitant to identify themselves as feminists.”

Well, that feminist dog just won’t howl for Mogro-Wilson.

And she has the solution: Oppress female students to help them recognize what they’ve been missing all along.

Isn’t that the wrong direction for feminism?  Aren’t they supposed to “roar” instead of being beaten into believing they are not equal?  Weird.


Mogro-Wilson must have had an inkling that one or (gasp) even two of her students were happy-go-lucky and had never experienced oppression – which may have prompted her to conduct the poll.

What was returned must have worried Mogro-Wilson.  Out of the 118 students polled, 111 (women) do not believe that “discrimination and subordination” are “salient issues in women’s lives.” And she has called for an intervention.


Fretting about the lack of oppressed female students, Mogro-Wilson is planning to add heap loads of “intersectionality” into her already oppressive curricula.

What is this “intersectionality”?

First off, the world can lay accolades at the sensible shoe clad Kimberlé Crenshaw, full-time professor at the UCLA School of Law and Columbia Law School, who coined the phrase. And here is the originator’s definition:

“Intersectionality is a lens through which you can see where power comes and collides, where it interlocks and intersects. It’s not simply that there’s a race problem here, a gender problem here, and a class or LBGTQ problem there. Many times that framework erases what happens to people who are subject to all of these things.”

So, in simplified terms, various forms of social classes, such as race, sexual orientation, age, and gender, do not exist separately from each other but are interwoven together.

Yes! That’s what we need in this country, more identity politics in secular institutions.


Here is the plan: instruct and inform students of every possible micro-aggression against their sex (unless they are trans-neutral), religious beliefs, skin color, and socio-economic status until they understand the need for a safe place.  That should turn out some happy-ass social workers or have them transferring to another university.  How depressing – and necessary — according to Mogro-Wilson.

And although I jest at the expense of the good professor, how else is this “intersectionality” immersion training likely to be accomplished?  How do you convince women, who don’t feel or have not experienced discrimination due to their sex, that they are in fact, discriminated against?

Frankly, I wonder if Mogro-Wilson knows how to accomplish this training via university curricula either, as she explains:

“It is essential that students learn to nuance their understandings around oppression, so that when considering foundational social work issues, like poverty, mental health status, and oppression, that to the extent possible all areas of social identity are explored in combination.”


Apparently only the oppressed-educated student can enrich, understand, and empathize with a needy client.  But aren’t MSW students already studying clients’ socio-economics?  And are there any greedy, xenophobic, homophobic, you-name-it-o-phobic students fighting for the chance to be a fabulously low-paid professional in a never-ending unglamorous job?  I’d lay odds these students polled are not the unsensitive, unsympathetic sort to begin with and that Mogro-Wilson’s hammering of “intersectional feminism” and depressing and ad nauseum syllabus may drive them out of the vocation.

Now that would be cause for a good feminist howling.


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Democratic socialist it girl Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is upset no one is taking her and her $42 trillion plan to overhaul the nation seriously – except those who think you can really get something for nothing. Ocasio-Cortez is so perturbed by the paucity of respect for her ideas that she has resorted to playing the victim card, suggesting that it is sexism that is leading to her political demise.

This was on recent display after Ben Shapiro, editor-in-chief of The Daily Wire, offered to donate $10,000 to her congressional campaign or a charity of her choice if she accepted a debate on his “Sunday Special” series. Ocasio-Cortez likened wanting to debate a political candidate to “catcalling.”

Soon afterwards, she suggested that you shouldn’t criticize her because this is her first political campaign, incorrectly adding that Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) was immune from criticism for using a snowball as evidence to disprove climate change.

First, it is ridiculous to cry sexism when you are partaking in the political arena espousing your ideology. Shapiro never lambasted Ocasio-Cortez because she is a woman, but because she has terrible ideas. Second, when you’re proposing to spend trillions, your schemes should come under scrutiny.

Remember, this isn’t high school or college where you are shielded from the real world and given participation trophies just because you tried. This is the ugly world of politics.


Speaking in an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, Ocasio-Cortez slammed her Republican critics for suggesting that the U.S. can’t afford her policies, but the country can afford “unlimited blank checks for war” and tax cuts. She thinks it is absurd that the government’s “pockets are only empty when it comes to education and healthcare for our kids.”

These are empty platitudes that fail to answer the simple question: How can you pay for free stuff? But let’s take the bait for a moment.

While it is true that many members of the Republican Party seem desperate to go to war, the Democrats have been just as keen over the years. The Democrats voted for the Iraq War, former President Barack Obama invaded Libya, and the left is itching for military conflict with Russia – the anti-war left is non-existent. Moreover, no matter how odious these foreign adventures have been, the price-tags of these wars, regime changes, and foreign meddling have been less than entitlement spending.

Now, as LN has recently noted, the government does not pay for tax cuts. When politicians approve of lowering taxes, they are merely agreeing to give people more of their money back. The government does not have any money of its own and it does not control your wealth, so it is a meretricious argument.

The government’s pockets are empty, whether it is for occupying a foreign land or introducing another welfare benefit. The U.S. cannot even afford its current obligations, let alone any future entitlements. With a $22 trillion national debt, $1 trillion budget deficit, $120 trillion in unfunded liabilities and expenditures, and annual interest payments nearing $1 trillion, how could the government spend more?

The U.S. is broke.


Socialists, even of the democratic socialist variety, are often vague about details.

Sure, they are the first ones to hop onto the soapbox and wail about free healthcare, free tuition, free internet, free housing, free money, and every other goody found in Santa Claus’s red bag being a human right. But when you ask for a cost estimate, you get a shrug – or an accusation of sexism or racism.

Ocasio-Cortez has been pretty much the same since rising to national stardom this summer.

Because she has failed to present the numbers, others have been doing it for her. One in-depth study was completed by Brian Reidl, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a reporter for Vox Media, who estimated that the democratic socialist agenda would cost $42 trillion.

Here are Reidl’s specific findings:

  • $30 trillion for a single-payer healthcare system.
  • $6.8 trillion for guaranteed government jobs.
  • $8 trillion for free tuition.
  • $1 trillion for infrastructure spending.
  • $1.4 trillion for paying off student loan debt.

In total, by 2048, the U.S. government would maintain a baseline deficit of $84 trillion to ensure $218 trillion in new programs are implemented.

How do you pay for this?

Well, democratic socialists want to eliminate defense spending, but that would only take care of approximately $600 billion – let’s say $1 trillion for all the waste, like being a member of NATO, subsidizing other militaries, and overthrowing democratically elected governments.

You could confiscate 100% of all corporate profits, household income, and business revenues. You could institute a national sales tax. You could triple payroll taxes. You could slap tariffs on all imports. Yet, it still wouldn’t be enough to cover the tab of free stuff because people would stop working and private enterprise would cease operating since the incentive is gone – just imagine how much capital would flee the country if Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had their way.

In fact, you could steal all the money from every American billionaire, and it would only be enough to keep the doors of Congress open for a few months. Again, it is important to point out that officials are having a difficult time to pay for the current system of entitlements, causing the country to borrow from China, printthe money, and sell record amounts of Treasuries.

So, realistically speaking, the U.S. could never afford socialism even if it wanted to.


Should the U.S. transform into Ocasio-Cortez’s dream and then metastasize into Milton Friedman’s nightmare a couple of years later, you’d likely have socialists griping that it’s not real socialism. This has been the case for socialists for years: every time a nation adopts socialism – the nationalization of industry, the implementation of price and production quotas, and the introduction of a massive welfare state – and it falls, the left whines that it would have worked only if they implemented it correctly.

This is a far cry from the capitalist system. Every time a regressive nation adopts even trinkets of the free enterprise system, it instantaneously experiences small pockets of modest prosperity.

Ocasio-Cortez claims she knows better than you because she has degrees in economics and international politics. Like her ignorance on issues in the Middle East, her piece of paper from Boston University can’t even allow her to perform basic arithmetic. And this is the future of American politics? Perhaps Idiocracy had it right all along.


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Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a weekly crime report highlighting serious crimes committed by illegal aliens in our country.

Illegal immigration may be a hot topic for politicians running for office, but as Americans, it should be an even greater area of concern. The left is determined to make us an open border country, allowing any and everyone in, no matter their criminal background. That’s why I feel it is important to highlight the serious crimes committed by so many illegal immigrants in this weekly report.

Week of August 9 – August 15, 2018

Welcome to this first installment of our illegal immigrant crime watch. This is not an analysis, but rather a report of the more serious crimes committed by illegal aliens. While there may have been many more, hundreds even, arrests of illegal aliens for simple infractions, here we concentrate only on the most dangerous of offenses. This, our first week, has been rather busy and just further demonstrates the need to get control over the illegal immigrant population in our country.

ICE: 45 Arrests in 5-Day Operation

Houston, Texas

The local enforcement operation targeted at-large criminal aliens in the Houston area, ending with the apprehension of 45 illegal immigrants On August 10. Of those arrested, 42 had prior criminal convictions, 15 had been previously deported, and many had felony convictions which included rape, child exploitation, drug trafficking, assault and robbery, such as:

  • In Houston, a 29-year-old Turkish national convicted of child exploitation.
  • In Houston, a previously removed 43-year-old Honduran national convicted of rape.
  • In Houston, a 44-year-old Cuban national convicted of burglary.
  • In Tomball, a twice-removed 46-year-old Mexican national convicted of burglary and drug trafficking.

ICE reported that individuals arrested during the operation included nationals from Argentina, Chile, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Mexico, Nigeria, and Turkey.

Murder Suspect Removed from U.S.

Newark, New Jersey

 ICE officials removed an El Salvadoran man wanted for a homicide in his country. Brian Alejandro Martinez, 32, who has also gone by the name Maximiliano Cornejo, was removed from the U.S. on August 10. Martinez has illegally entered the U.S. repeatedly and has been arrested several times over many years.

“This individual’s egregious immigration history and serious criminal history in the U.S., as well as being wanted for homicide in his home country, shows that he is a dangerous individual who warranted removal from the community and the U.S.,” said John Tsoukaris, field office director of ERO Newark.

Homicide: Ran Over in Front Yard

Lancaster, South Carolina

 A 60-year-old man was killed when Abel Borbonio-Olivio reportedly ran him over while the victim was in his own front yard. Borbonio-Olivio is a 42-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico who also happens to have four previous arrests for driving without a license.

According to reportsCharles Byrdic was in his front yard around 9:30 a.m. getting ready to go to the store to pick up blueberries for his wife, when Borbonio-Olivio’s vehicle veered off the road and slammed into him. He was hit so hard that he was knocked out of his shoes and catapulted from the suspect’s SUV, the family said.

Borbonio-Olivio had two prescription drugs in his system at the time of the crash. According to arrest warrants obtained by The Herald, he did not have a driver’s license, was speeding more than 10 miles over the speed limit, and was looking at money in his wallet at the time.

Byrdic, who survived leukemia and a stroke, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Drug Sales: Two Illegals Arrested

Raleigh, North Carolina

Two suspected illegal immigrants were arrested for possession of drugs with intent to sell.

Luis Angel Cisneros-Garcia, 20, was arrested on the suspicion of having 16 fentanyl pills, 25 Xanax bars, and 2.9 ounces of marijuana, a digital scale for measuring marijuana, and plastic bags usually used to package the drugs for sell. He was held in leu of $100,000 bail.

Damaris Sharbell Martinez-Hernandez, 24, was with Cisneros-Garcia and was arrested for felony cocaine possession, possession of a digital scale, and marijuana possession. She was held on a $3,500 bail.

Federal immigration officers filed notice that they suspected the two were in the U.S. illegally and requested a 48-hour hold before releasing them.

Forty-eight potentially dangerous illegal aliens removed from our streets this week, not a bad start. Remember to check back next week for the second installment of our crime watch.


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Combating Terrorism: Ban Guns, Ban Knives, and Now, Says London Mayor, Ban Cars

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/87mcp-976fdc?from=yiiadmin&skin=2&btn-skin=101&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0&download=0&rtl=0“A bad worker blames his tools,” my mother used to tell me. And bad leaders, it seems, blame the consequences of their bad policies on tools. A case in point is London mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposal to ban cars in certain areas of his city after Tuesday morning’s suspected Houses of Parliament terrorist attack.

In that incident, 29-year-old Sudanese Muslim immigrant Salih Khater injured three people after he crashed his vehicle into cyclists and pedestrians and then into the barriers lining the Houses of Parliament. So, of course, the solution is to ban cars. As Politico reports:

[Mayor] Khan told BBC radio that making certain areas only available to pedestrians would provide more safety to both citizens and buildings in the surrounding area. But he also said the city would need to ensure people “don’t lose one important thing about our democracy: People having an access to parliamentarians, people being able to lobby parliament and being able to come and visit parliament.”

“I think there would be lots of challenges if we would do the whole square. It is a thoroughfare for cars, vehicles and commercial deliveries going through London,” he said. “So it’s possible to have a designed solution … in keeping our buildings and people as safe as we can do. And also not losing what is so wonderful about our city that is a vibrant democracy, people can walk around safely.”

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Actually, what would provide even more safety to people is to ban people. I mean, people won’t be hurt by people if there are no people around.

In reality, Khan doesn’t have to worry about losing the “wonderful” opportunity to walk around safely in London. It has already been lost. Earlier this year the city surpassed NYC in homicides for the first time in two centuries, the result of a crime wave that prompted a British doctor to describe the metropolis as being like an “Afghan war zone.”

This is despite the U.K.’s strict gun-control laws, which, since they, amazingly, didn’t eliminate sin, have been followed by knife control. (As the Federalist put it, in London, “guns don’t kill people, knives do.” Having said this, gun crime recently increased 42 percent in London, too.) In fact, earlier this year Mayor Khan announced a knife crackdown and tweeted, “No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife.”

I don’t know. Ever hear of a picnic?

Khan continued, “Anyone who does [carry] will be caught, and they will feel the full force of the law.”

Interestingly, the U.K. has also been the scene of 2,000 acid attacks in less than three years, with 15 a week occurring in London alone. And, writes the Express, “There is speculation that gangs are turning to acid over knives or guns as possession is so hard to monitor.” Britain’s solution? Propose limiting sulphuric acid purchases and banning the sale of corrosive substances to minors.

Of course, it’s thoroughly “racist” to point out (even though “Muslim” isn’t a race) that this crime wave correlates with the huge influx of Islamic migrants into the U.K., that knife attacks may be increasing because using cutting instruments (i.e., swords, knives) for violence is proscribed in the Koran, and that acid attacks are a thing in parts of the Muslim world.

As FrontPage Mag’s Daniel Greenfield relates, Britain now has one of the world’s highest acid-attack rates, with these assaults most prevalent in Muslim heavy neighborhoods. “There were 84 acid attacks in what has been dubbed ‘The Islamic Republic of Tower Hamlets,’” writes Greenfield. “Also, entirely by coincidence, [Muslim] Bangladesh has the highest rate of acid attacks in the world,” he continues. “But if anyone suggests that these two statistics are related, the Met police will investigate them for hate crimes.”

That’s no joke, either. While fewer than five percent of robberies in London are solved, “hate speech” violations are still prioritized, with arrests for such up in some U.K. areas 900 percentsince 2014. In fact, there’s talk of sending flashy British politician Boris Johnson in for “diversity training” after he made negative comments about the Islamic face veil.

There’s no word, however, on whether he’ll be allowed to drive a car.


Media hypocrites and #MeToo cowards are giving Keith Ellison a PASS over HIS sex abuse allegations

(National SentinelPathetic: Nothing says ‘cowardice’ and ‘hypocrisy’ quite like silence from the establishment media and the liberal #MeToo movement when it comes to who they attack and who they leave alone regarding credible allegations of sexual abuse by a public figure.

CNN spent hours upon hours covering the allegations surrounding Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, when he was accused by former wrestlers for looking the other way as an Ohio State wrestling coach for years as the team physician allegedly fondled them. One of those accusers has since backed off his claims, by the way.

But now that Democratic National Committee co-chair Rep. Keith Ellison, who is black, a Muslim radical, and running for Minnesota attorney general (not even kidding) has been accused of sexual abuse by at least two women, silence.

We’re hearing the same thing from the hypocrites in the #MeToo movement: Nothing.

The Daily Caller reports:

Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison is facing accusations that he abused his ex-girlfriend, Karen Monahan, a liberal activist for Sierra club.

Ellison just won the Minnesota Democratic primary election for attorney general on Tuesday, this despite the claims made against him.

Ellison is denying the accusations, but in the #MeToo era, innocent until proven guilty doesn’t really exist for men, unless of course, they’re Democrats.

So where’s the outrage?!Great question. We’re guessing that our readers know the answer to it: Sexual abuse is excusable if pointing it out would hurt a black Muslim Democrat


Here’s the Letter 1,400 Google Workers Sent Leadership in Protest of Censored Search Engine for China

Photo: Eric Risberg (AP)

Following similar action against secretive AI drone imaging program for the U.S. military, Project Maven, Googlers are once again organizing internally to push back against their leadership—this time around a project dubbed Dragonfly, the proposed search product the company intends to build for the Chinese market in accordance with government-mandated censorship.

The letter, first reported on by the New York Times earlier today, makes several demands for transparency, most bluntly stated as, “Google employees need to know what we’re building.” Outrage stems both from the nature of Dragonfly—a product that some employees feel violates the AI Principles—and that many employees only learned about the search product’s existence from news reports, rather than their own bosses.

Google employees write in the letter that, “we do not have the information required to make ethically-informed decisions about our work, our projects, and our employment” and, as a result, urge leadership to provide “more transparency, a seat at the table, and a commitment to clear and open processes.”

We’ve reached out to Google and will update when we hear back.

Google previously exited the Chinese market in 2010 over the state’s regulations and concerns of state-sponsored cyberattacks against the company. It is not currently clear when, if ever, Dragonfly will launch in the country.

Gizmodo has obtained the letter from a source with knowledge of the situation, which can be read in its entirety below (emphasis theirs):

Our industry has entered a new era of ethical responsibility: the choices we make matter on a global scale. Yet most of us only learned about project Dragonfly through news reports [in] early August. Dragonfly is reported to be an effort to provide Search and personalized mobile news to China, in compliance with Chinese government censorship and surveillance requirements. Eight years ago, as Google pulled censored web search out of China, Sergey Brin explained the decision, saying: “in some aspects of [government] policy, particularly with respect to censorship, with respect to surveillance of dissidents, I see some earmarks of totalitarianism.” Dragonfly and Google’s return to China raise urgent moral and ethical issues, the substance of which we are discussing elsewhere.

Here, we address an underlying structural problems: currently we do not have the information required to make ethically-informed decisions about our work, our projects, and our employment. That the decision to build Dragonfly was made in secret, and progressed even with the AI Principles in place makes clear that the Principles alone are not enough. We urgently need more transparency, a seat at the table, and a commitment to clear and open processes: Google employees need to know what we’re building.

In the face of these significant issues, we, the undersigned, are calling for a Code Yellow addressing Ethics and Transparency, asking leadership to work with employees to implement concrete transparency and oversight processes, including the following:

1. An ethics review structure that includes rank and file employee representatives;

2. The appointment of ombudspeople, with meaningful input into their selection;

3. A clear plan for transparency sufficient to enable Googlers an individual ethical choice about what they work on; and

4. The publication of “ethical test cases”; an ethical assessment of Dragonfly, Maven ,and Airgap GCP with respect to the AI Principle; and regular, official, internally visible communications and assessments regarding any new areas of substantial ethical concern.


Bryan Menegus

Senior reporter


Clinton WH Staffers Got Stuck With Omarosa Too, and Their Stories Are Horrible


If she wanted another 15 minutes of fame, former reality television star and White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman certainly got it. But this time it’s Clinton White House staffers granting it to the “Apprentice Villain.”

She’s already been publicly called out about a number of claims in her book, “Unhinged,” by various people she has mentioned in it. Thus far, they have all accused her of lying about what they said or did.

Some may claim that it is all just GOP or White House retaliation for her spilling the dirt on the current administration and her former boss. But the facts point to something else.

Manigault-Newman rose to fame in large part due to her appearances on the “Apprentice” franchise, hosted by now-President Donald Trump, prior to his election. Former cast-mate, journalist Piers Morgan, had nothing kind to say about her character:

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CNN political analyst April Ryan has also claimed Manigault-Newman is a liar and referenced her “crazy behavior.”

In February 2017, Ryan accused Manigualt-Newman of physically intimidating her. In response, Manigualt-Newman said Ryan was just trying to drum up book sales, according to Heavy. Then, when Manigualt-Newman began promoting her own book, Ryan unleashed on her, with her teeth-baring tweet going viral:

And now former Clinton White House staffers have been added to the fray, according to The Daily Caller. One significant thing noted is that while previously working for the Clinton administration, she went through four jobs in two years.

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The reason, in part, appears to be a poor work ethic. Citing The New York Times, The Daily Caller wrote that under her desk was 13 months’ worth of mail to Vice President Al Gore, all unanswered.

Gore’s former office administrator, Mary Margaret Overbey, stated that Manigault-Newman “was the worst hire we ever made.”

But it gets worse.

Citing People, The Daily Caller reported that a former staffer complained that everyone else found themselves “in trouble” because Manigault-Newman “didn’t do her job.”

Manigault-Newman was transferred from one job to another, not lasting long in any of them. She eventually landed at the Commerce Department, where she also experienced a short tenure.

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There she was apparently so “disruptive” and “unqualified” that she had to be “removed.” It was so bad there that one fellow staffer reportedly “wanted to slug her.”

The Daily Caller added that Manigualt-Newman has also “reportedly embellished her job titles, tasks, and work performance on her resume.” A Howard University spokesperson even publicly denied that Manigualt-Newman had ever been a professor there.

The ongoing onslaught of public claims against Manigualt-Newman’s credibility sheds serious doubt on not just her as an individual, but her book, as well. That being said, given how easy it appears for some to “fail up” and the rampant spread of Trump Derangement Syndrome, it is unlikely she will suffer professionally because of the claims made against her.

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In 1940, America launched an embargo against Japan. In 1941, Japan responded with a surprise attack on America’s Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor.

Fast forward to today. America could be in a similar situation against even more dangerous foes.

President Trump has made sanctions a cornerstone of his foreign policy. This includes “maximum pressure” against North Korea, a reinstatement of sanctions against Iran, and—in a similar manner—substantially higher tariffs on Chinese goods.

Trump just put new sanctions on Russia, too—awfully bold for a leader ostensibly beholden to Vladimir Putin. Reports indicate that these sanctions are a significant escalation and may include “downgrading diplomatic relations, suspending the state airline Aeroflot’s ability to fly to the United States and cutting off nearly all exports and imports.”

A Corrective to Appeasement
This is a sharp break from previous American policy. President Clinton, despite facing ongoing nefarious Kremlin activities, gave the Kremlin billions of U.S. tax dollars. President Bush was too busy chasing Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri (the latter being one Bush never could catch) to give due attention to bigger players. President Obama pursued a pro-Kremlin line which meant bringing Russia into the World Trade Organization, a “reset button,” and greater “flexibility” to downgrade U.S. missile defenses in Europe after his reelection.

Trump’s sanctions are a correction to Obama’s naïve policy of appeasement that emboldened American adversaries into ever more dangerous, degenerate, and subversive activities.

As a correction, however, they are also a significant change, and these countries will get a chance to respond. It’s not clear that Putin, Xi, Khamenei, and Kim are all on board meekly to give in.

Who Has More to Lose?
The problem is if they—or even just one of them—responds as Japan did in 1941, when facing similar pressure, it’s not at all clear that America is prepared to handle the consequences.

Most Americans prefer to assume that an attack from these adversarial countries is impossible. But the reasoning to justify this assumption is often nothing more than a collection of rationalizations to avoid thinking about something scary. That’s not a good basis for national security.

The thought leaders in Washington, D.C, who consistently have gotten just about everything on foreign policy wrong, argue that China won’t become involved in a serious war because it would hurt their economic self-interest. But China is Communist. General Secretary Xi recently affirmed this when he gave a long homage to Karl Marx for his 200th birthday. These are not people known for making the most enlightened decisions.

Iran supposedly can’t attack America because it means America will kill the mullahs. But that fails to consider matters from their perspective. They are hurtling towards regime change and face the prospect of being strung up by the neck. Who knows what theocratic mullahs will do under the circumstances. Maybe they’ll consider it their religious duty to attack America before they depart this world for Allah. Maybe they think they can draw Russia or China in to their defense. Maybe they will try to frame someone.

Iran could surprise Americans with how much damage they can cause. If Iran has terror cells in America and they destroy just nine key interconnection substations and a transformer manufacturer then America could be blacked out for 18 months.

Russia supposedly can’t attack America because civilization would end. Actually, only Americans think that. The Kremlin has planned extensively for war. They may think they can launch a nuclear Pearl Harbor and win.

Lights Out
Here is possibly the scariest reason why an attack may come. North Korea could actually beat America in a war.

If North Korea detonates a single nuclear warhead miles above America they would cause an electromagnetic pulse that destroys America’s electric grid, putting America in a prolonged blackout, and ending America as it’s known today. America’s EMP Commission has reported that 90 percent of Americans could die in such an attack.

North Korea may have that capability already.

They launched two satellites into orbit which the Obama administration ignored. The Kim regime claimsthey are part of a program to explore the moon. Expert Peter Pry and his colleagues, however, warn that given the satellites’ altitude, size, and trajectory right over the heartland of America, they could easily hold nuclear bombs and pose an immediate and existential danger to Americans.

It is not safe to assume that the American government has accounted for each of these possibilities. Remember, the American military answered to Clinton, Bush, and Obama. The Department of Defense remains riddled with Obama holdovers.

To be clear, Trump is not causing this potential conflict today. All of these countries have been pushing America for a long time. Trump just started pushing back. If they escalate yet again it would be their moral responsibility entirely.

More important than moral responsibility though is the actual outcome. Pushing back against nuclear-armed tyrants is dangerous. Are Americans ready? Is Mattis ready? Is the American electric grid ready? It wouldn’t be so easy to come back from a modern Pearl Harbor.

Kryon ~ About Predictions

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By Lee Carroll

To help the reader, this channelling has been revisited [by Lee and Kryon] to provide even clearer understanding. Sometime information is even added or condensed. Often what happens live has implied energy within it, which carries a kind of communication that the printed page does not. So enjoy this enhanced message given in Nanaimo.

Greetings, dear ones, I am Kryon of Magnetic Service. The threshold that my partner just passed [Lee went into channel] is one you may feel. It’s the same voice, but the energy, for those who can feel it, is vastly different. This threshold opens a door. It is a door in what you have called “the field”, where there is no time, no space and not an actual “place”. It just is. It’s here with every single one of you, and that is where I am as well.

Some say, “The field is the other side of the veil.” Some say, “The field is a magic place where your soul can go and relax for a little while before it comes back.” Some say, “It’s God.” All of these descriptions are correct, because in this hero’s journey that my partner has described today, each of you has that place in the field. So through this door that has been opened with intent, and through something that is happening in this room, a togetherness, a confluence of energy begins. It is something that can be measured – a coherence of thought and heart is starting to meld together where it’s safe. It’s safe for a few minutes here. This won’t last long, this message. But it’s a safe place to be.

Some of you have constructed a box around your belief that says, “Bring on the scientists. Get on with this!” [Lee is in a science conference] I know who you are, dear one, as you sit impatiently through this spiritual portion. Then I tell you again that there is just as much love for you as any other Human on this planet. There are as many angelic, if you want to call them that, beautiful soul energies around you as anyone. It doesn’t matter how you receive this message, or even if you wanted it. Spirit respects the fact that you have the free choice to examine these things the way you want to. Some of you will say, “Well, I really don’t want to go into the full esoteric at the moment.” Dear one, you don’t have to. But let me ask you this: What if the things I say next start to ring true? What if they are filled with logic? What would it hurt to open your box of belief for just a moment and listen and weigh and examine? Get ready, because you’re going to need it, for what I am about to tell you I also told about 300 people earlier in the week [an earlier group meeting].

A few days ago, there was a handshake and that handshake was with the President of the United States and the leader of North Korea. This handshake was something that was far from expected a few months ago. In fact, it’s beyond all odds – all odds – that this would ever take place! I want to tell you about this, because you are going to start to understand the mechanics of prediction. The reason? I told you years ago about the potential of the handshake.

“I am a channeller,” my partner says. “I channel Kryon,” my partner says. But what my partner has really learned to do is to put himself away and dip into the field with purity. This allows him to see differently and contact that who is Kryon, a friend in the field, and then to report to you what’s perceived there. Predictions are not magic. Predictions are not future fortune-telling. You can’t do that, dear ones; no one can do that. The reason? Because Human nature has free choice. Free choice creates trillions of free decisions daily. There is no “known” future. But there are a vast number of strong potentials based on what free choice is doing at the moment.

I want to take you back to March 2012 in Dallas, Texas. The channellings that I refer to now are documented, printed, available, and ready for you to read and find. [on this very web page] My partner documents them all and places them on his website. Some of you already know that I spoke about two strong potentials in that channeling, which would now seem to be predictions (since they happened). But they weren’t. These things were potentials based upon that which was already happening in the field.

The first item: I told you that you would have a new pope soon. Thirteen months later, the planet received one. We told you that new pope would be a wild card in that he would come with unexpected energies. The old pope didn’t even die, if you noticed. In fact, he’s still with you! Instead, something happened that was beyond expectation, and you heard it from a chair just like the one I’m in now. That’s not predicting, dear ones, because that was in the field. It was already something in progress with a potential. Did you hear that? In progress with a potential.

The second thing I told you about was this: There’s a 50% chance that the new leader of North Korea, the son, would not follow in the footsteps of his father. I told you there was a 50% chance of this. Then I started itemizing the reasoning why this might make sense, especially to the Korean leader. I then told you it might take a long time if it manifested at all. I told you the problems would be within the old advisors for his father’s family. He had to tread slowly and lightly to do something against all odds. This will all come out someday because of the handshake.

Here was the potential or the prediction of what might happen: Those who had the machine guns in the DM zone would drop them, because this North Korean leader would unify the two Koreas. There would be no nuclear weapons in his land and there would be the beginning of abundance for his people. His people and the world would then give him something he had always wanted and was imbued with from birth – the desire for accolades and more accolades. Like his father before him, he was the premier egotist, and this would be the unexpected way to create a world at his feet. That’s what I said. Then I said, “Watch for it, but don’t be anxious.” I talked about that in 2013, and five more times since then. In August 2017, I itemized my advice for him, point by point. The advice that I gave followed the potentials that were there and those were the very points in the handshake this week in June of 2018.

Now, you tell me what happened. “Kryon, you’re going to be famous because you predicted these things!” Dear ones, all I did was look into a field that is being shown to you today [by the scientists at the conference]. And all I did was to show you the potentials that were already there. In other words, he was thinking about these things and talking to others behind the scenes about them. No matter what his advisors told him right up to the brink of sending his missiles, he was always thinking that there might be another way that would gain him ultimate fame. Dear ones, this has been in progress since his father died! Therefore, it was in the field, but not a given, dear ones – a potential.

Next, I want to show you the bias of humanity at this time, something I have spoken of many times. This potential of the handshake is amazing, and it has started to be manifested. What should the reaction be to something that deflects the potential of war, or saves thousands lives? Instead of joy or amazement or celebration, Humans go for the reverse: It can’t happen. It’s a trick. It’s a bad deal.

I want you to start reading the reactions of the press. I want you to read the reactions even from the South Koreans. They said, “Well, we know North Koreans, and that’s never going to happen. We know who they are, and we know their nature. Because in the past, they never performed what they said they would. So it’s a joke.” That is a quote from a South Korean. “It’s a joke.”

What happened to this comment? “Isn’t this a beautiful potential? Look at this amazing thing – against all odds!” Now, your free press, the reporting segment of our culture, has decided not only to report it, but to let you know it’s probably not going to happen! They say: “Nay. Maybe yes, maybe no. We’ll see. We expect the worse.” And this continues and continues, and all it shows you is the monstrous bias of the dark side that wants to pull anything good back to what the past gave to you.

In Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, the hero always believes that they will move toward the goal. They are not steeped in the past, nor are they invested in dark things. Humanity has crossed the threshold into the unknown when it passed 2012, but carries with it the burden of an old, dark Human nature. What would the heroic old soul say about what is taking place? “Let them all spin the dark all they want to, but we got to see something against all odds and it was in the field – in the field! Send them light so they may very well do what the handshake was all about.”

Dear ones, it is not naive to expect good things in the future, if you are actively sending light there and shaping a reality that you can actually visualize.

Let me tell you what else is in the field. Two things: These are going to be things that exist now in the field and they are upcoming potentials. The reason I give you these potentials is so if they happen, just like the handshake, you might believe a little more in this process.

There will come a time when Big Pharma will fall over because of a growing higher consciousness of the public. [Applause in the audience] There is a consciousness growing here that begins to have a new respect for each other, so that abuse of women will no longer be tolerated. Things that never happened before will begin happening, like bishops and cardinals resigning. [All 34 bishops in the Catholic Church resigned May 2018 after the new wild card pope called them on their reaction to child abuse for years by their colleagues.] All the things my partner brought today [in the seminar] are actually happening now. Why should some of these drug companies fail? Because there will be a strong reaction from your general public when they realize there are companies that have policies that would keep a Human sick or let him die for money. [Applause in the audience] It would be unconscionable, and the potential grows stronger daily that it’s going to happen. The trigger? It’s coming. When it does, that industry will be in trouble. Not all pharma is this way, dear ones – understand this – but the ones who are will fall.

I want you to watch Iran. It’s not like the isolation of North Korea. It’s hooked to a major belief system and to Middle Eastern history. It’s hooked to a major person with control, and it is tied into the grand problem of the Middle East and especially Israel. Things will start to change. Watch this. It’s in the field. It’s being discussed and there are “wild cards” coming.

Let me close with this: I’m going to give you the same concept that I gave those few on their way to the beautiful garden a few days ago [channelling on the way to Butchart Gardens in Vancouver Island]. There are things in your field for you that will save your life unless you look back and say, “Impossible!” Some of you have an old habit where you look at your life and say, “Well, for others, but not for me.” Sometimes you pull on your old logic and further say, “Well, it’s never happened before, so why should it happen now?” Dear ones, that exactly reflects the earlier teaching of the day. Don’t let the past predict your future. If you do, then you are actually creating your own demise.

What is in the field for you? What is it you can see and imagine? Have you heard this question from the scientists this week – not a channeller, but the scientists? Did you hear that the visualization of your health from your consciousness goes inside and is seen by your own cellular structure? Does this science sound like Kryon? Did you hear that the field is there to push it forward? Do you believe in homeopathy? Do you see how it works? For example, you have a tincture that is too small to be recognized by any part of the body as a chemical change, yet the body sees the signal from the tincture and corrects the issue! Dear one, homeopathy is not something unknown on the planet. It’s everywhere! So understand this: The principles of homeopathy are NOT homeopathic principles. They are Universal principles of the field.

So, how about consciousness homeopathy? What’s the difference between putting a tincture together to create a signal for healing and life extension or putting strong consciousness together that does the same? This is here and already has been proven. It’s just means changing the mechanics a little. With the new energy that I have told you is here, and the amount of love that is pouring to you that is greater than ever before because of what you’re doing, old soul, this is doable for you. More than doable. It awaits manifestation.

What did you come here for? Perhaps there are issues – I know who’s here. Perhaps there are issues that you have been working on a long time? Did you know that in the field, for you, they are already corrected and solved? Did you know that some of the situations you’re in, which seem untenable, are solved? The “Woe is me, what am I going to do?” is being heard, dear ones, and is correctable. It’s such an elegant solution if you want it. It assigns consciousness the role of a homeopathic remedy, like property. Premise: If you expect it, see it, and claim it, it’s real. If you cognize it, it belongs to you. It’s there. It has your name on it. But nothing is going to happen unless you rise above the fray of an old consciousness that says, “It can’t be.” Yes, it can!

With this particular group of old souls, dear ones, I tell you you’re here for one reason: You’re here to hear the science of consciousness. Every single process and every single chart and every single word you’re going to hear supports what I just said to you. Don’t even begin to separate the spiritual from the scientific. Your studies into the science of the way things work, are the studies of God, who designed it and made it work. Use your consciousness to go to places you haven’t been before, whether you like channeling or not. Understand that there is room for the love of God and science as well. So we say for this weekend, until you hear from me tomorrow evening, “Let the science begin!” [Let the conference continue]

And so it is.



The Heart of the Triple Eclipse Portal is Now Behind Us, Part 2

By Carol Anne Ciocco


With the August 11 Super New Moon Eclipse, two triple lunar portals closed at the same time: 

(1) The Triple Super New Moon Portal (read Part 1)
(2) The Triple Eclipse Portal 

These movements of energy show cycles within cycles and a beautifully choreographed overture of overlapping energetic transformation gateways. With this post we will look at the Triple Eclipse Portal.


The August 11th Partial Solar Eclipse was the last of 3 eclipses spanning July and August 2018. The others occurred on July 12 (which was a Partial Solar Eclipse and Super New Moon) and July 27 (which was a Total Lunar Eclipse full moon)



Eclipses come in pairs – unless they are a triplicity as this portal was. Each eclipse set is like a set of parentheses. A Triple Eclipse Portal is especially powerful in this regard. The energy arc goes something like this:

(1) The first eclipse is the opening parenthesis – THE WORD GOES FORTH. (July 12)

(2) The middle eclipse is the heart, between the two brackets – THE BEATING HEART RHYTHM PULSES OUTWARD (July 27)

(3) The last eclipse is the closing parenthesis – THE WORD DESCENDS (Aug 11)

So the question is: What did the tri-eclipse entity have to say?

What are the parting words of the eclipse portal of the Summer 2018 for you?



The energies of Mars and Pluto characterized the Heart of the Triple Eclipse Portal.

(1) The solar eclipse that opened the 3-eclipse arc had a remarkable connection with Pluto; and

(2) Mars – closer right now than it has been since 2003 (and 60,000 years before that!) – was deeply present at the CORE of the entire summer: the July 27 Total Lunar Eclipse.

Mars and Pluto are associated with the lower chakras, ie our lower nature. Specifically the unintegrated dark within us, and the desire for war. Of course these energies can and ARE used on higher levels.

Combined with the 3 Dark/Super moons within this portal, however, it is very likely we interacted with our dark side or some sort of unintegrated shadow aspect somewhere in life. We saw the drama played out on the world stage in stark detail in the swirl of these energies when they are used UNCONSCIOUSLY.

When used consciously, which I’m sure many many of you reading this did, it was about learning to manage our energy, thinking up a new plan of inspired action, aligning our real-world goals with our spiritual nature, and channeling anger/war into assertiveness/ harmony.

Pluto’s presence was especially poignant here as it opened the portal and set the tone. Pluto at its highest level is about EVOLUTION, spiritual evolution. It’s the process of caterpillar to butterfly. You may be in the middle of such a process right now.

We are still in the midst of both Mercury and Mars Retrograde right now (until August 19 and August 27 respectively) so things will make more sense at that time.

In the meantime we can keep it simple: what do you feel excited, joyful and happy about right now that most likely you weren’t conscious of one month ago?

What makes your heart sing, and fires you up for the future? It can be a seemingly small theme. Pull the thread. Think of ONE THING (or more if the energy is flowing for you). This is your gift from the portal. And who needs more than that? 🙂



Free yourself from the limitations others have placed on you.

Two of the three eclipses in the portal were along the Leo Aquarius axis in the zodiac. The July 27 Total Lunar Eclipse Full Moon activated a trajectory of futuristic possibilities which will unfurl themselves over the next two years (and 18 years ultimately).

You may have had a flash of the future, as you want it to be, or as you see it coming and DON’T want it to be. Or maybe you received an idea for a change/changes you would like to make. Put a pin in that. Again, when the retrogrades end at the end of August we will have much more clarity.

Leo is associated with the self, the shining self. Aquarius is the sign of the group and your place as an equal member, in a circle of democracy. Both are interested in the ways that we each are UNIQUE.

Importantly, Aquarius needs to be free and will NOT be fettered. It’s time to unshackle yourself from the limitations and expectations others have placed on you. Life is short. Do your own thing! Make a commitment to this now. Set your intention to be YOU, no matter what.



Hey, maybe you have a vague recollection of this but probably not: remember how last August there was oh I don’t know some sort of like major big deal eclipse over the United States?

There may have been like media hype for weeks as well as millions of posts by astrologers like me flooding your newsfeed and inbox. Remember that?

Remember when you wore those funny glasses and stared up at the sky for a few hours or minutes and ooh’ed and ahh’d?

Yep THAT happened – one year ago – on August 21, 2017. We called it THE GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE. It was a totally powerful totally spectacular totally solar eclipse!

At this anniversary, I am thinking about how that eclipse affected the United States because its pathway cut the country in half – from coast to coast, Oregon to South Carolina.

Total Solar Eclipses bring big change to the countries they visit. Those of us living here are swept up in that change as it continues to unfold – literally for the 18 years going forward. It’s pretty HOT in its expression.

So anyway, heads up — there is another GREAT AMERICAN TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE coming to the United States – in2024. These two powerful eclipses are 7 years apart.

The 2024 eclipse cuts a path across the entire US also but not the same path: it makes an X when combined with the 2017 eclipse. X MARKS THE SPOT.

But wait there’s more! There are actually THREE United States Eclipses spanning the first half of the 21st century – the third one occurring in 2045. This is quite telling.

The massive change that the United States and her citizens are embroiled in now will continue to unfold apace during the 28-year arc of the decade-spanning USA TRIPLE ECLIPSE PORTAL. By 2024 things will be very different here. And by 2045, it will be a completely new ball game.



A Look Ahead: here are the dates of the Summer of 2018 Triple Eclipse Portal as I conceive of it. Notice the TRIPLICITIES. 3x3x3. Three is a very sacred number. The power of the Trinity wove a thread through the entire fabric of this transformative experience.

(1) June 13 – Super New Moon (1)
(2) June 21 – Tropic of Cancer Solstice
(3) June 26-28 – Mars Rx/Full Moon

(1) July 12 – Super New Moon (2)
(3) Aug 11 – Super New Moon (3)

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(1) Aug 19-27 – Merc+Mars Direct/Full Moon
(2) Sept 6-9 – New Moon
(3) Sept 18-21 – Equinox/Harvest Moon

OCTOBER 6 – full integration of the Portal
And a new project begins! (Venus+MercRx)
Lasting through the December Solstice

NOVEMBER will be full of magic!

Take care! 

Carol Anne Ciocco

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Do you know what you’d do with a trillion dollars? Would you buy a fleet of private jets or dune buggies or maybe dine on gold-plated chicken wings? Or would you just withdraw a huge pile of cash and burn it for fun?

Some sums of money are so large, they defy imagination: a trillion dollars is just shy of Mexico’s gross domestic product. So, for some perspective: to accrue a billion dollars on the median US household income of just under $60,000 would take more than 16,000 years, assuming you spent none of it. To make a trillion would take you over 16 million years.

Apple recently became the first US-listed company with a market value of $1 trillion. So how long will it be before an individual passes the same milestone, and what will they have to do to get so filthy rich?

Been there, done that: maybe we’ve already had the first trillionaire

Hyperinflation produced plenty of trillionaires in Zimbabwe 10 years ago, but in a currency so worthless that a Z$100 billion note would cover just one trip on a public bus it’s probably fair to say they don’t count.

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Rampant hyperinflation led Zimbabwe to introduce a Z$100 trillion note in 2009, which at the time was worth about US$30 (Credit: Alamy)

There’s a better case, however, for ancient kings, financiers and kleptocrats. Estimating their wealth is very tricky, but a few consistently make the list. Malian king Mansa Musa possessed so much gold that his wealth was simply beyond comprehension.

Other rulers, both in the middle ages and in antiquity had enormous wealth, but it’s tough to gauge exactly how much. Stanford historian Ian Morris estimated Roman Emperor Augustus Caesar’s fortune at about $4.6 trillion, although he admits these estimates need to be taken with a fistful of salt.

“Today even people like you and me can watch TV, use the Internet or wander into Boots or Walgreens and buy drugs like Viagra or Prozac that Roman emperors would have given their hind teeth for. In a way, we’re richer than Augustus, and yet in other ways he was rich on a scale that makes Donald Trump look like he’s on minimum wage,” he says.

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Mansa Musa is said to have gone on a pilgrimage to Mecca in 1324 with an entourage of 60,000 people (Credit: Getty Images)

Putting people out of work with machines

Many futurists think the first trillionaire will make their fortune from innovations that make today’s technology seem a little ancient. Artificial intelligence (AI) has progressed in leaps and bounds in recent years, and its potential applications could touch almost every corner of our lives. Businesses are investing heavily, and at least one billionaire think it’s a solid bet.

“I am telling you, the world’s first trillionaires are going to come from somebody who masters AI and all its derivatives and applies it in ways we never thought of,” businessman and Shark Tank host Mark Cuban told the SXSW Conference last year.

Imagine a new AI-engineered drug that can significantly prolong human lifespan or cure Alzheimer’s… that would surely result in massive wealth – Martin Ford

But how exactly will AI create tycoons? There are many possibilities. “Machine learning is already being used for drug discovery and design. Imagine a new AI-engineered drug that can significantly prolong human lifespan or cure Alzheimer’s… that would surely result in massive wealth,” says futurist Martin Ford, the author of Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future.

The danger, though, is that there’s a trillion-dollar fortune in killing off jobs. Why hire a human if a machine can do the same work without demanding pay, holidays or health insurance? A smaller workforce doing the same work could mean that even more money floats to the top. The consultancy McKinsey estimates that AI could eliminate as many as 800 million jobs.

These fears and challenges have certain parallels in the 19th Century. Like today’s era of digital transformation, the industrial revolution fuelled a massive shift in the economy and made some people enormously rich. Cornelius Vanderbilt made a fortune from railway and shipping, while John D Rockefeller made his fortune in oil and was possibly America’s first billionaire (although this is disputed) while car maker Henry Ford was the second. Adjusting for inflation, all were arguably wealthier than Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos is today (but again, comparisons need to be treated with caution).

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Someone who harnesses the power of AI could transform the global economy and become very wealthy, but such change isn’t without its risks (Credit: Getty Images)

Exactly how this century’s potentially wrenching economic transformation will play out is up for debate. Some believe that it will simply shift the focus of work (much like the industrial revolution before it) and we’ll simply end up doing different types of jobs. Others feel the shift might be more fundamental, and it might leave some workers permanently jobless as AI improves and takes over an increasing number of roles. And it’s difficult to predict how quickly things will change.

“That is definitely a strong possibility if the AI is leveraged for job automation (something that seems inevitable),” says Martin Ford. “On the other hand, if the wealth generation results primarily from leveraging AI in financial markets or in biotechnology, then the impact on labour markets might be less immediate – but probably still inevitable once the technology scales across other industries.”


The crypto world is full of bloviating evangelists and pump-and-dump scammers. But it has made a diverse group of people rich in a very short time. Forbes compiled a list in early February, which suggested there were at least a few potential billionaires, including the Winklevoss twins and the founder of Ripple (XRP), Chris Larsen – who, at the peak of the crypto craze, briefly became one of the world’s richest men, according to the New York Times and other US media.

“There’s a lot of creative people figuring out how to monetise this, in lots of ways we never anticipated in the past,” says Thomas Frey, a futurist who has written extensively about the industries that will create the first trillionaire. “There’s so much activity in that space right now. And there’s so many people involved, that there’s potential for it to scale quickly.”

Bitcoin made the most headlines, with growth of 1,318% during 2017, but it wasn’t even near the top of the list when it comes to rapid growth. Other well-known cryptocurrencies like Litecoin and Ethereum grew faster, while Ripple (XRP) grew 36,018% in the same period meaning $100 invested in Ripple in January 2017 would have grown to over $36,000 by the start of 2018. With such strong returns, it’s easy to see how investors could get rich very quickly if they cashed out.

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Many who jumped on the crypto bandwagon made mind-boggling gains in 2017 – and came back down to earth with a bump this year (Credit: Getty Images)

Any victory could be fleeting though. Cryptocurrencies have been shown to be exceptionally volatile. When Forbes created its list earlier this year, it was out of date before it went to print, with many of the wealthiest (like the Winklevosses) slipping below the billion-dollar line before publication.

So, the first trillionaire could be a rich and reckless tycoon making a huge casino-style bet on a cryptocurrency and getting lucky. But Thomas Frey says anyone who reaches the twelve-figures threshold this way might only stay in the stratosphere for a day or two before gravity teaches them a lesson.

Moon rock tycoons

The world has limited natural resources such as oil or diamonds but our appetite for them seems to be ever-increasing. That’s particularly true for some metals that are found in electronic components. And if we can’t find what we need on earth, maybe someone could make a fortune finding them elsewhere.

The most valuable asteroids could hide deposits worth more than $100 trillion

According to website Asterank, which estimates the mineral and profit potential of known asteroids, there are many fortunes to be won out in space. The most valuable asteroids could hide deposits worth more than $100 trillion.

“The space resources market is an untapped market and it will certainly be a lucrative one, so a large opportunity exists, especially for early investors,” according to Takeshi Hakamada, the founder and CEO of ispace, a company that hopes to settle on the moon and eventually profit from it too.

The problem, of course, is that it’s extremely expensive to recover these riches. Plenty of companies have gone broke digging for gold here on earth, so the financial risk of trying the same in space is clear. But Hakamada says there’s a longer game. Resource extraction is just the first step in creating an entire economy in space.

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Companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin are racing to unlock the economic potential of the final frontier (Credit: Getty Images)

“Resource utilisation will just be the starting point to open up other market opportunities in space. Once resources are identified – enabling people to live and work on the Moon – industries will be able to consider the Moon as an extension of their business on Earth,” he says.

The fountain of youth

Immortality has long been a human dream, and it has been the subject of any number of experiments, both mainstream and eccentric. A few people have had themselves cryogenically frozen, in case medical science catches up with whatever killed them.

Big players are already looking into other solutions. Google has funded a billion-dollar research group called Calico, which studies the ageing process and focuses on “moonshot” life-extending solutions.

The demand is fairly obvious, and Thomas Frey says it’s easy to see how a cost-effective solution that offers immortality would scale-up in a very short time. Frey points out that if everyone on earth spent $10 a day on a pill to keep them alive, and continuing to take the pill was effectively a life-or-death decision, whoever made the pill would become astonishingly rich.

But the science is so new, and so untested that it’s difficult to figure out which techniques show promise and which ones don’t.

“It’s really hard to sort through all the junk out there, so to speak,” he says.

We’ve met the first trillionaire, but they’re not there yet

Let’s just say it: there’s a good chance the first trillionaire will be Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. He has a fortune of more than $150bn, which means he has a $50bn head start over the next richest man, Bill Gates, who’s too busy giving away his money to catch up.

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With $156bn, Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest person – taking the top spot from Bill Gates in October last year (Credit: Getty Images)

The business world is always fickle, and a bad week on the stock exchange could wipe out a lot of that money overnight. But at the moment, Amazon seems to be getting stronger. Entire sectors now tremble when Amazon announces it might move in on their turf. And its profits, for a long time far more modest than its colossal revenues, are improving.

One estimate suggests that Jeff Bezos would have to spend $28 million a day in order to avoid accumulating more wealth

Also, nothing is as effective at creating wealth as wealth itself. And one estimate suggests that Jeff Bezos would have to spend $28 million a day in order to avoid accumulating more wealth. Research by Oxfam has found that the wealth held by the super-rich since 2009 has increased by an average of 11% per year. If billionaires continue to secure these returns, we could see the world’s first trillionaire in 25 years. Not everyone buys this estimate, but the world’s wealthiest person would have to be a contender regardless.

Should we have trillionaires?

The argument in favour of massive wealth is that it’s a reward for innovators who fundamentally change the way we live, and usually for the better. A trillion-dollar fortune might come on the back of a large, efficient company that creates jobs and provides essential products and services. But will it really happen that way?

“Sure, wealth rewards to a certain extent talent and hard work. But to a large extent it doesn’t,” says Ana Caistor Arendar, the head of Oxfam’s inequality campaign.

Not every fortune is won off the back of innovation. Some of the rich inherit their wealth while others at least inherit a head-start. They have the means to avoid taxes more easily than the rest of us. Their companies sometimes pay low wages to people in developing countries. In short, she argues a trillion-dollar fortune could come at the expense of everyone else.

But it’s tricky to rein in massive wealth. In the middle of last century, the top marginal tax bracket reached 90% in the US, but in practice very few paid it because it focused on income rather than investments. And the rich hire good accountants who help them clutch onto as much of their money as they legally can.

Few governments have shown any real recent interest in revisiting these policies. Then again, the tremendous disparities of wealth of the gilded age spurred governments into action. Maybe governments will feel compelled to act as the super-rich claim an ever-larger share of the pie.

But if they don’t, then the first trillionaire might only be a matter of time.

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August 12, 2018

Most Powerful Special Counsel In America Sweeps Into Arkansas To Remove All Hillary Clinton Evidence And Move It To Washington

By: Sorcha Faal, and as reported to her Western Subscribers

A chilling new Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) report circulating in the Kremlin today says this past week saw the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) twice send its “Doomsday Plane” to Little RockArkansas, where an FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton has been ongoing—and whose top officials on this flight were the mysterious and powerful US Special Counsel John Huber and his former University of Utah law professor, and former US Federal JudgePaul Cassell—both of whom oversaw the placing onto this plane massive amounts of file boxes, after which they were flown back to Washington D.C..  [Note: Some words and/or phrases appearing in quotes in this report are English language approximations of Russian words/phrases having no exact counterpart.]



According to this report, one of the foreign legal jurisdictions of the SVR is the continuous monitoring of the United States Continuity of Government Plan that would activate should nuclear war break out between the US and the Russian Federation—and which, as all US Presidents had done before him, President Obama signed numerous secret directives to update—one of which, in November, 2014, authorized the purchasing from American Airlines by the US military contracting company L-3 Communications Advanced Aviation LLC of a Boeing 757-200 aircraft—which L-3 Communications outfitted with electromagnetic pulse protections (EMP) thus earning its SVR designation as being a “Doomsday Plane” to be used during a nuclear conflict—and that, in March, 2015, was transferred to the ownership of the US Department of Justice and given the designation tail number of N119NA.


N119NA US Department of Justice Boeing 757-223(WL) @ Boise Air Terminal (BOI / KBOI) © Colin Moeser


With the SVR maintaining continuous satellite and electronic surveillance of all of the “Doomsday Planes” the United States would use in time of nuclear war to protect their most senior government officials and critical documents, this report details, it was noted by SVR analysts that the US Department of Justice used their “Doomsday Plane” to make two unexplained round trips from Washington D.C. to Little Rock,Arkansas this past week—with even many American citizens noting the mystery of these trips, such as John Basham, the Mayor of Reno-Parker CountyTexas, who, after returning home from a visit to Little Rock sent out a Tweet message stating: “Yesterday 8/8/18 The @TheJusticeDept had a Boeing 757-223 tail number N119NA in Little Rock, AR. A local radio station reported #DOJ employees were loading boxes of documents into the plane. Important to note @ClintonFdn located there… Thoughts?”.

The “thoughts” of SVR analysts as to what this “Doomsday Plane” was actually doing in Little Rock, this report explains, became more crystallized when they confirmed that the Department of Justice officials accompanying these flights were US Attorney John Huber, and former US Federal Judge Paul Cassell—both of whom are central investigators into what is known as the Uranium One Scandal that was centered in their State of Utah and alleges Hillary Clinton illegally traded to Russia up to 20% of America’s uranium stocks in exchange for her receiving up to $145 million—and whose truth of was verified this past February (2018) by FBI informant Douglas Campbell who told three US congressional committees in a written statement that Moscow routed millions of dollars to America with the expectation it would be used to benefit Bill Clinton ‘s charitable efforts while Secretary of State Hillary Clinton quarterbacked a “reset” in US-Russian relations—that in Russia has long been considered as “normal business” when dealing with the Americans, but in the US is considered as a bribery crime.



Little known to the American people about Hillary Clinton and her Uranium One Scandal, this report explains, is that during the 2016 US presidential election, it was under intense investigation by FBI field offices in New YorkLos AngelesWashington, D.C., and Little Rock—but when criminal evidence committed by Hillary Clinton was presented by the FBI before top Justice Department officials, they were met with “stern and icy stares” and had their evidence outright dismissed—with one of the top level FBI officials participating in this meeting stating: “that was one of the weirdest meetings I’ve ever been to”.

Immediately after the Justice Department shot down the FBI’s criminal evidence against Hillary Clinton, this report notes, FBI Director James Comey then appointed Diane Upchurch to be the FBI’s agent-in-charge of Little Rock—and with Upchurch being the lieutenant of now disgraced former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, should have ended this investigation forever.


FBI Agent-In-Charge of Little Rock Field Office Diane Upchurch (above) appointed by FBI Director James Comey to end all Hillary Clinton investigations


Most unfortunately for Hillary Clinton, though, this report continues, Donald Trump won the US presidency instead of her—and who ordered a new FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s crimes to begin—and that Clinton’s chief spokesman, Nick Merrill, excoriated the FBI for re-opening the case, calling the probe “disgraceful” and suggesting it was nothing more than a political distraction from President Trump’s Russia controversies.

Far from Trump’s new investigation into Hillary Clinton being “disgraceful”, or a “political distraction”, however, this report notes, the Inspector General of the Department of Justice, Michael Horowitz, did, indeed, determine that both the FBI and Justice Department broke the law in their investigation of Clinton during the 2016 US presidential electionwith his findings then being referred for criminal prosecution—and whose final decider upon is in the hands of the now deeply feared and all-powerful US Attorney John Huber.


US Attorney John Huber (above) is now the most feared man in America


Most important to know about US Attorney John Huber, this report says, is that he was appointed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to “investigate the investigations” of the Obama-Clinton Regime—with his specifically being ordered by Sessions to investigate the FBI’s surveillance of Carter Page and connections between the Clinton Foundation and Uranium One—with Huber further holding the rare distinction of being the only person President Trump has nominated to have been confirmed to office with a unanimous vote in the US Senate.

To why US Attorney Huber is so feared that even Trump’s worst “Deep State” enemies voted to confirm him, this report explains, is due to him having more power then Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Inspector General Horowitz combined—as Mueller can only focus investigation on so-called Russian collusion matters, and Horowitz is unable to bring any charges against anyone he finds violated the law.

Equally important to note about US Attorney Huber, this report says, is that he is the only US Attorney appointed under two administrations (Obama and Trump) working outside of the politically charged and toxic atmosphere of Washington D.C.—and that the importance of was noted by Huber’s University of Utah law school professor, and former US Federal Judge Paul Cassell who said: “However this thing comes out, one side or the other will be convinced that the fix was in.  You need to find somebody that has respect from both parties and someone who is outside the ordinary political process”.

Former Judge Cassell’s support of US Attorney Huber, this report details, must be put into the critical category of things to be noticed as, in 2007, Cassell resigned his lifetime appointment as a US Federal Judge so he could represent a young woman named Virginia Giuffre (nee Virginia Roberts) in her Crime Victims Rights Act (CVRA) case against the United States—as this young woman, as a teenage child, was a sex slave of convicted billionaire pedophile Jeffery Epstein who gave her out to former President Bill ClintonPrince Andrew and US attorney Alan Dershowitz (to just name a few) to have sex with—with Epstein’s infamous “Lolita Express” to his sex slave property in the Caribbean, dubbed “Orgy Island” showing that Hillary Clinton appears 6 times in the flight logs and former President Bill Clintonappears roughly 30 times—but whose conviction for saw Epstein only serving 13 months of his 18 year sentence, of which he was only required to sleep in the prison and was free to do as wished during the daytime—and was a “deal” then US Attorney Alexander Acosta was forced to make by his Washington D.C. superiors—but that now finds Acosta being protected by President Trump, who made him his Secretary of Labor and has him under constant Secret Service protection.



To the sheer terror of all of President Trump’s enemies in the “Deep State” viewing this past week US Attorney John Huber and former US Federal Judge Paul Cassell supervising the loading onto the Department of Justice’s EMP-protected “Doomsday Plane” an unknowable number of boxes of evidence against Hillary Clinton in Little Rock, and then bringing them back to Washington D.C., this report concludes, can only be matched by that of Trump himself—who is facing a 2018 Midterm Election many believe will result in the Democratic Party retaking control of the US Congress—and whose “master plan”, once the Democrats are back in power, has been devised by the leftist-communist Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig—and whose outline is:

1.) Once the Democrats regain control of the US House, an as yet unnamed US Congressperson from New York will resign.

2.) New York State Democratic Party governor Andrew Cuomo will then appoint Hillary Clinton to fill this vacancy.

3.) The Democratic Party controlled US House will elect Hillary Clinton to be the Speaker of the House, thus putting her 3rd in line of presidential succession.

4.) Both President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will be quickly impeached and thrown from office making Hillary Clinton the 46th President of the United States.



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The First Fake Media-Induced Mental Illness

Jeffery Ford – Fake mainstream news sources have actually succeeded in broadcasting so much unbridled fear into the United States that weak-kneed left-leaning Americans are coming down with a mental illness that goes by two different names: Trump Anxiety Disorder and Trump Derangement Syndrome.

The symptoms of these conditions include a delusional belief that it’s the end of the world, a disorientation that’s beyond the liberal norm, an unhealthy obsession with following every liberal news channel’s apocalypse of the day, a deep sense of anxiety and dread, and being prone to unhinged hissy fits if anyone dares to besmirch the sterling reputation of either Hillary Rodham Clinton or Barack Hussein Obama.


While “Trump Anxiety Disorder” (a term originally coined by psychologist Jennifer Panning) and Trump Derangement Syndrome are real, they have been deceivingly misnamed.  These mental illnesses have absolutely nothing to do with our 45th president and everything to do with our partisan media, who are ruthlessly and unethically trying to take down our duly elected commander in chief.

President Trump’s many achievements in the White House