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2014 - Today In History:
1774 - The British closed the port of Boston to all
1849 - The Austrian Reichstag was dissolved.
1850 - U.S. Senator Daniel Webster endorsed the
Compromise of 1850 as a method of preserving the
1876 - Alexander Graham Bell received a patent (U.S.
Patent No. 174,465) for his telephone.
1901 - It was announced that blacks had been found
enslaved in parts of South Carolina.
1904 - The Japanese bombed the Russian town of
1911 - In the wake of the Mexican Revolution, the
U.S. sent 20,000 troops to the border of Mexico.
1918 - Finland signed an alliance treaty with
1927 - A Texas law that banned Negroes from voting
was ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme
1936 - Hitler sent German troops into the Rhineland
in violation of the Locarno Pact and the Treaty of
1942 - Japanese troops landed on New Guinea.
1945 - During World War II, U.S. forces crossed the
Rhine River at Remagen, Germany.
1971 - A thousand U.S. planes bombed Cambodia and
1975 - The U.S. Senate revised the filibuster rule.
The new rule allowed 60 senators to limit debate
instead of the previous two-thirds.
1985 - The first AIDS antibody test, an ELISA-type
test, was released.
2002 - A federal judge awarded Anna Nicole Smith
more than $88 million in damages. The ruling was the
latest in a legal battle over the estate of Smith's
late husband, J. Howard Marshall II.
2003 - Scientists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator
Center announced that they had transferred 6.7
gigabytes of uncompressed data from Sunnvale, CA, to
Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 58 seconds. The data was
sent via fiber-optic cables and traveled 6,800
2010 - Iraq held an election in which neither the
Sunni-backed coalition nor the Shiite political bloc
won a majority, spawning an eight-month deadlock and
stalling formation of a new government.
2011 - Reversing course, President Barack Obama
approved the resumption of military trials at the
U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ending a
Obama Bans Critics of Ukraine Coup From Entering U.S.
Paul Joseph Watson - Under the sweeping language of President Barack
Obama’s executive order issued today, critics of the US-backed coup in
Ukraine could find themselves being banned from entering the United
Obama And Putin Are Trapped In A Macho Game Of “Chicken” And The Whole
World Could Pay The Price
Economic Collapse - The U.S. government and the Russian government have
both been forced into positions where neither one of them can afford to
back down. If Barack Obama backs down, he will be greatly criticized for
being "weak" and for having been beaten by Vladimir Putin once again. If
Putin backs down, he will be greatly criticized for being "weak" and for
abandoning the Russians that live in Crimea.
Syrian ambassador to UN restricted to 25-mile radius of New York City
RT - The US State department has banned the movement of Syria’s UN
delegation, headed by Bashar al-Jaafari, to within a 25-mile (40 km)
radius of New York City.
Russia hits back at US ‘barefaced cynicism and double standards’ over
RT - The Russian Foreign Ministry has accused the US State Department of
double standards and low-level propaganda after it published a list of
President Vladimir Putin’s “false claims” about the events in Ukraine.
VIDEO: UN Security Council meets again on Ukraine crisis
Press TV - The United Nations Security Council holds a new round of
closed-door talks on the situation in Ukraine, the fourth such meeting
in less than a week.
'Visa bans, asset freezes are next': Europe announces three step
sanctions against Russia
RT - EU leaders have threatened Russia with sanctions, which could
include visa bans, asset freezes and various economic restrictions
unless it engages in direct talks with the coup-appointed Ukrainian
Putin to Obama: Russian-American relations shouldn’t be sacrificed for
differences over intl problems
RT - The presidents of Russia and the US have once again explained to
each other by phone their diverging views on the situation in Ukraine.
Vladimir Putin said he did not want relations to be sacrificed to their
differences on just one issue.
Russia hits back at US ‘barefaced cynicism and double standards’ over
RT - The Russian Foreign Ministry has accused the US State Department of
double standards and low-level propaganda after it published a list of
President Vladimir Putin’s “false claims” about the events in Ukraine.
BBC Now Admits: Armed Nazis Led “Revolution” in Kiev, Ukraine
Tony Cartlucci - As the dust settles and the West’s proxy regime finds
itself safely entrenched in Kiev, Ukraine – the Western media can now
finally recuperate some of its lost legitimacy after months of denying
the obvious – that armed Neo-Nazis led the so-called “Euromaidan”
A Run On Ammunition Has Begun: “Russia Has Reportedly Halted All Exports
To The US Of Russian Made Ammunition”
Mac Slavo - The largest wholesale gun & ammo distributors in the US have
informed us in private conversation today that a massive scramble is on
for all 7.62 as Russia has reportedly halted all exports to the US of
Russian made ammunition.
The Looting Of Ukraine Has Begun
Paul Craig Roberts - According to a report in Kommersant-Ukraine, the
finance ministry of Washington’s stooges in Kiev who are pretending to
be a government has prepared an economic austerity plan that will cut
Ukrainian pensions from $160 to $80 so that Western bankers who lent
money to Ukraine can be repaid at the expense of Ukraine’s poor.
VIDEO: Venezuela gov’t expels Panama envoy, diplomats
Press TV - The Venezuelan government has ordered Panama’s ambassador and
three other diplomats to leave the country, Panama's Deputy Foreign
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Obama Administration Told to Stop Expanding 'Corporate Rghts' in
RINF - One of the most controversial provisions in free trade
agreements is the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)
mechanism, which gives corporations the right to sue governments
over public measures that undermine their expected profits. It’s
a pretty outrageous assault on democratic structures.
Obama Promises Illegals: Obamacare Sign Up Info Won’t Be Used
Weekly Standard - In a joint town hall with Telemundo and
Univision, President Obama made a pledge that his administration
will not use Obamacare sign up data to deport illegal aliens.
House Judiciary Committee passes 3 separate 'Obama overreach'
The Examiner - The stated goal of all three bills is to return
to the balance and the separation of powers as envisioned by the
framers of the U.S. Constitution, according to the sponsors of
the three pieces of legislation.
Obamacare: Bill to Make the Fine $0 for Violating the Individual
Mandate Passes by 90 Votes
Weekly Standard -The House of Representatives passed legislation
Wednesday afternoon to make the fine/“tax” for violating
Obamacare’s individual mandate $0 for this year, and it did so
by the wide margin of 90 votes (250 to 160).
Oklahoma legislators vote to nullify Agenda 21
Ben Swann Mar. 4, 2014 – A bill that would nullify Agenda 21 in
Oklahoma passed through the state house today. “This bill
protects your private property from being acquired by eminent
domain from without a public vote or public hearing,” said bill
sponsor, Rep. Lewis Moore.
New Jersey law would turn your .22 into an ‘assault weapon’ and
you into a felon
personalliberty.com - As New Jersey lawmakers continue on a
quest for ever-stricter gun laws, the State Assembly is readying
discussion over a bill to reduce maximum magazine capacity from
15 to 10 rounds. Because the bill covers both fixed and
detachable magazines, it could prohibit at least 43 common
rifles, including popular .22 caliber models.
N.Y. to Widow: Sorry About Your Husband’s Death, Now Hand Over
Kit Daniels - A pension director with the New York Metropolitan
Transportation Authority sent a letter to a 79-year-old widow of
a train engineer telling her that she’s sorry for the death of
her husband but she needs to repay almost $27,000 in excess
benefits due to a clerical error made by the agency in 1995.
Georgia Residents Threatened With $1,000 Fine For Renting Out
Rooms To Tourists
Ben Swann - Savannah resident Mark DeWitt was threatened with a
$1,000 fine after he listed his home on a vacation rental
website. City officials told the man he was subject to the fine
because his property is not zoned for inns or B&Bs. DeWitt,
however, thinks he should not be subject to the same guidelines
as traditional hotels and B&Bs since he does not serve breakfast
or advertise his “business” with signage.
Ron Paul: Crimea Has Right to Join Russia, Obama's Sanctions
U.S. News & World Report - Former Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas,
believes Crimeans have a right to transfer sovereignty over
their peninsula to Russia and says sanctions imposed Thursday by
President Barack Obama against Ukrainian and Russian officials
Oakland Forced to Dial Back Full-Spectrum Surveillance
Activist Post - Oakland's proposal for a Domain Awareness Center
was to be of the type that has been imposed upon New York City.
New York's Ring of Steel is the best example of a full-spectrum
camera system supplying real-time data to law enforcement, and a
physical militarized presence that has turned the city into an
YouTube: Township Board Meeting Violates Man's Property Rights,
Arrests Him for Complaining
A property owner in Bridgeport, Michigan was addressing his
grievances at the monthly township board meeting when he went
over the 3 minutes allowed for public comment. The police went
to remove him from the meeting and when he didn't comply in a
fast enough manner for them...
15 Vermont Towns Vote to Start a Public Bank that Works for
Them, Not Wall Street
thecontributor.com - By a more than three-to-one margin on
Tuesday, communities voting on whether to support the creation
of a public bank in Vermont approved the idea, calling for the
state legislature to establish such a bank and urging passage of
legislation designed to begin its implementation.
VIDEO: U.S. Senator Wants To Ban Bitcoin? Hypocrisy?
Ben Swann - Senator Joe Manchin announced last week that he
wants to ban Bitcoin because it is “dangerous for our economy”.
Apparently Sen Manchin, who sits on the Senate Banking Committee
is unaware that every fear he has about Bitcoin already exists
through Wall Street and the U.S. Dollar.
Alleged Bitcoin creator taken on wild car chase by media
RT - A reporter for Newsweek says she’s unmasked the mysterious
Japanese-American man responsible for inventing Bitcoin, the
world’s most widely used digital cryptocurrency.
Coal Firm to Pay Record Fine for Water Pollution
ABC News - One of the nation's largest coal producers will pay a
$27.5 million fine and spend $200 million to reduce illegal
toxic discharges into hundreds of waterways across five
Appalachian states, according to a proposed settlement
6 States Where Fracking Earthquakes are a New Feature of Reality
Activist Post - The movement against hydraulic gas fracturing,
or ‘fracking,’ is becoming mainstream as this toxic and rapidly
expanding technique by the oil and gas industry affects more and
more everyday people.
Major Insurance Firm Warns of Losses Due to Health Effects of
Activist Post - Specialists from the Emerging Risks team at
leading global reinsurance firm, Swiss Re, are warning the
insurance industry that “unforeseen consequences of
electromagnetic fields” could lead to a raft of claims and
significant product liability losses in the next 10 years.
Obama Doubles Down on BRAIN Project and Military Mind Control
Activist Post - According to the latest from LiveScience: Under
the proposed budget, released Tuesday (March 4), the National
Institutes of Health (NIH) will contribute an estimated $100
million to the effort; the Defense Advanced Research Projects
Agency (DARPA) will invest $80 million; and the National Science
Foundation (NSF) will provide another $20 million.
Frightening Email Spy Tool Newest Threat To Privacy
Off the Grid News - Perhaps you should be leery of some Gmail
email users. A new free plugin lets Gmail users know when an
email they sent is open – without the recipient even knowing.
Called Streak, the plugin can even enable users to track
recipients to their physical locations, Daily Mail writer
Victoria Woollaston discovered.
How Root Canals Can Severely Affect Your Health and
Natural Blaze - In the United States alone, over 25
million root canals are performed annually and as a
result are seen as a common practice and safe
technique to overcome certain dental issues.
However, suppressed research dating as far back as
the 1920s shows that root canals may not be as safe
as we are led to believe, and that they can in fact
be detrimental to our health.
How A Person’s Aura Becomes Depleted with
Natural Blaze - Many have dismissed Auras,
especially those professed to be experts in natural
sciences. However, with the assistance of highly
sensitive cameras scientists have been able to
photograph this field some experts believe could
become a tool for use in the diagnosis and treatment
of many diseases.
Boulder Brands CEO Says 43% of Customers Want
Natural Society - Thanks to the anti-GMO movement,
makers of Smart Balance will remove GMOs from their
butters and spreads. The change will happen as early
as this March.
VIDEO: CDC Report: Stop Breastfeeding and Vaccinate
Activist Post - The federal government continues to
promote massive vaccination programs. A new study by
the CDC tells mothers to have their children
vaccinated, and to avoid nursing babies. The agency
now claims mother's milk may affect certain
Vitamin C supplementation and proper nutrition
decrease absorption of toxic cadmium
(NaturalNews) Cadmium poisoning is a very serious
health issue that often goes undiagnosed; its
somewhat generic symptoms include things like
chronic anxiety, stomach pains, kidney damage and
Free of severe acne, woman says hemp seed oil is her
(NaturalNews) Fran Kerr, author of Clear Skin for
Life and How to Heal from Acne Naturally, has been a
fan of jojoba oil for years. "I still do love it.
I'm a massive fan of it, but I have a new favorite
now," she admits. "It's organic hemp seed oil. I am
in love with hemp seed oil as a cleanser and
Beware: The Lies They're Telling to Keep You Buying
Dr. Becker - Here’s the reality: by necessity, no
processed pet food is “natural.” Processed food is
designed to be storable for long periods and
convenient to use. It isn’t designed to be whole,
fresh and natural – and no amount of marketing spin
or clever labeling should convince you otherwise.
2014 - Today In History:
1808 - At Harvard University, the first college
orchestra was founded.
1820 - The Missouri Compromise was enacted by the
U.S. Congress and signed by U.S. President James
Monroe. The act admitted Missouri into the Union as
a slave state, but prohibited slavery in the rest of
the northern Louisiana Purchase territory.
1836 - The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, fell to
Mexican forces after a 13-day siege.
1857 - The U.S. Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision
ruled that blacks could not sue in federal court to
1886 - "The Nightingale" was first published. It was
the first magazine for nurses.
1899 - Aspirin was patented by German researchers
Felix Hoffman and Hermann Dreser.
1944 - During World War II, U.S. heavy bombers began
the first American raid on Berlin. Allied planes
dropped 2000 tons of bombs.
1946 - Ho Chi Minh, the President of Vietnam, struck
an agreement with France that recognized his country
as an autonomous state within the Indochinese
Federation and the French Union.
1947 - Winston Churchill announced that he opposed
British troop withdrawals from India.
1947 - The first air-conditioned naval ship, "The
Newport News," was launched from Newport News, VA.
1960 - The United States announced that it would
send 3,500 troops to Vietnam.
1967 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announced
his plan to establish a draft lottery.
1973 - U.S. President Richard Nixon imposed price
controls on oil and gas.
1980 - Islamic militants in Tehran said that they
would turn over American hostages to the
1981 - U.S. President Reagan announced a plan to cut
37,000 federal jobs.
2007 - Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of
staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was convicted of
lying and obstructing an investigation into the 2003
leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity.
Russia Sinks Ship to Block Ukrainian Navy Ships
Navy Today - The Russian Navy Ochakov Kara-class cruiser was sunk last
night to block the Ukrainian Navy ships deployed in Novoozerne, the
Ukrainian Ministry of Defence said in a press release today. The
information was confirmed by the Ukrainian military of the South Naval
Base who were observing the operation. The RF ships blocking the
Ukrainian ships in Donuzlav lake in the Crimea left the zone at 23.30
p.m. (March 5).
Ratcheting Up the New Cold War: US Sends F-15s to Poland
Kurt Nimmo - Following the dust up in Ukraine the United States has
announced it will send warplanes to Poland and expand NATO’s air patrols
over Baltic countries.
Kiev snipers hired by Maidan leaders - leaked EU's Ashton phone tape
RT - The snipers who shot at protesters and police in Kiev were
allegedly hired by Maidan leaders, according to a leaked phone
conversation between the EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and
Estonian foreign affairs minister, which has emerged online.
Questions on Ukraine the West chooses not to answer
RT - Ukrainian and Western refusal to answer Moscow’s hard questions
explains Russia’s tough stance on the crisis in Kiev.
Turkey grants US warship permission to enter Black Sea
RT - Turkey has given a US Navy Warship the green light to pass through
the Bosphorus within the next two days as tensions in Ukraine’s Crimea
region continue to divide world powers.
Venezuela breaks diplomatic relations with Panama, citing conspiracy
RT - The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced
that it was breaking diplomatic and commercial ties with Panama on
Wednesday, citing the Central American country's complicity in a
Gun Control Didn’t Save These People: 33 Killed in Chinese Train Station
The Daily Sheeple - Just days ago, 10 people armed with knives at a
southwestern China train station killed 33 people and wounded another
130 according to The Wall Street Journal. All private ownership of guns
is heavily regulated by law in the People’s Republic of China. Other
than a few extremely limited exceptions, no one is allowed to privately
own a firearm.
Canadian Mounties Override Civilian Rule to Arbitrarily Ban, Confiscate
Adan Salazar - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are acting on their own
authority to arbitrarily re-classify, ban and ultimately confiscate
certain rifles, contemptible actions for which Canadian citizens
seemingly have no recourse.
Government, Police Fund Radar Crowd Scanner To Detect 3D Printed Weapons
Steve Watson - The British government and the Metropolitan Police have
supplied funding for a crowd scanning device that searches for 3D
Crimean parliament votes to join Russia, hold referendum in 10 days on
RT - A referendum on the status of Crimea will be held March 16, the
region’s deputy prime minister announced. Crimeans will be asked to
decide if the autonomous republic stays part of Ukraine or joins Russia.
EU freezes assets of Yanukovich and 17 other Ukranians
RT - The European Union has frozen the assets of 18 Ukrainians held
responsible for embezzling the country’s funds, and illegally sending
them abroad. Ousted President Viktor Yanukovich tops the list.
Syria files official complaint with UN
Press TV - The Syrian government has filed a complaint with the UN over
a recent Israeli attack in the occupied Golan Heights, saying the move
proves Tel Aviv’s direct support for militants in Syria.
VIDEO: Afghanistan president orders probe into NATO strike
Press TV - Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered an investigation
into an airstrike by the NATO forces in Afghanistan’s eastern province
of Logar that killed five Afghan soldiers.
Exclusive: RT Anchor Liz Wahl Explains Why She Quit
The Daily Beast - Liz Wahl wasn’t just disgusted by the Kremlin-funded
TV network’s handling of Ukraine, she says in an exclusive interview.
RT’s coverage of the entire world “made me feel sick.”
YouTube: Ron Paul: US shouldn't meddle in Ukraine
RT America - The US, Russia and the European Union are all posturing
with rhetoric about the crisis in Ukraine. But in the US, critics say we
should stay on the sidelines and let the interim Ukrainian government
deal with their own issues.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Snowden, Assange and Greenwald scheduled to address Texas tech
conference from abroad
RT - Three of the top presenters scheduled to speak at a
technology conference in Texas next week will deliver their
remarks remotely due to leak investigations that have left them
all unable or unwilling to come to the United States.
Man Arrested For Talking About Guns On Oregon Bus
Mikael Thalen - An Oregon man riding a public bus was arrested
and booked into the Multnomah County Jail Tuesday for allegedly
mentioning firearms during a conversation.
US Schools Go Full-Bore Soviet
Activist Post - The incentives to adopt Common Core are huge;
for example, adoption is required for any state that wants a
bite out of an allocated $4.35-billion. Moreover, adoption
offers a state exemption from the widely despised No Child Left
Behind Act by which states are required to assess the basic
skills of students. No wonder 45 states signed on in 2011, far
before the program was finalized.
Issa Walks Out Of IRS Scandal Hearing As Cummings Calls
(CBS DC) – A House hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative
groups erupted into an argument between Rep. Elijah Cummings and
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa just moments
after former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth
Amendment right not to testify in regards to her role in the tax
Private license plate scanners amassing vast databases open to
RT - Automated license plate readers used by car repo companies,
for example, collect billions of personal records per year,
which contribute to vast databases that can be used by law
enforcement, insurance companies, banks, and the like, with few
Private Property Rights Under Attack by Comprehensive Land Use
The Daily Sheeple - Private property must be guarded as
priceless freedom. Land owners should reject the sustainable
development idea that only government can protect nature, air,
soil, water, open spaces, and the poor.
The Top 12 Signs That The U.S. Economy Is Heading Toward Another
Economic Collapse - Is the U.S. economy steamrolling toward
another recession? Will 2014 turn out to be a major "turning
point" when we look back on it? Before we get to the evidence,
it is important to note that there are many economists that
believe that the United States never actually got out of the
Chicago’s credit rating takes a beating, Moody’s downgrades to
just above junk
RT - Moody’s Investor Services has downgraded Chicago’s credit
rating to the third-lowest level above “non-investment grade”
based on pension liabilities, meaning the third-largest US
municipality has the second-lowest credit score among major
Bitcoin firm CEO found dead after ‘suicide’
NY Post - It appears bitcoin’s recent turmoil has claimed its
first life. Autumn Radtke, a 28-year-old American CEO of bitcoin
exchange firm First Meta, was found dead in her Singapore
apartment on Feb. 28. Local media are calling it a suicide, but
Singapore officials are waiting for toxicology test results.
California Agency Taxes $3M By Mistake, Says State Law Prevents
Them From Giving It Back
(CBS13) - A Sacramento fire district that wrongly taxed
homeowners more than $3 million due to a clerical error will not
be issuing a full refund of that money, a Call Kurtis
investigation has learned. Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District
said it will only return about half of that money, angering some
homeowners who were charged as much as $800 since 2005.
Unnamed Source: ‘USGS Suppressing Supervolcano activity at
Yellowstone under White House orders’
Intellihub - According to a random individual who recently
posted a video on YouTube, the United States Geological Survey (USGS)
has likely been ordered by Washington to suppress information
regarding recent seismic activity and gaseous releases in and
around the Yellowstone region.
Groundbreaking Legal Action Filed to Protect US Wildlife,
Forests from GMOs, Pesticides
Natural Society - The CFS has filed a legal challenge demanding
that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protect our wildlife and
habitat by banning GMOs and pesticides.
U.S. Gov't Set to Kill Marine Life for Oil Companies
NextNewsNetwork - Oil companies want to explore areas offshore
for oil. Many of these grounds have been drilled before, but
industry officials say new technology could find reserves in
areas once believed to be dry. A new sonic gun will create
massive shock waves that will travel through the water, and
through the sea bed. These guns will fire every ten seconds, 24
hours a day, for over a year.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
7 Ideas to Help Protect the Honeybee
Activist Post - One of the greatest coming ecological
catastrophes for the human race is the global collapse of many
bee species which are largely responsible for pollinating our
food crops as well as wild plants.... There are things we all
can do to contribute to the well-being and our bee populations.
Here are a few simple guidelines for making your home, garden
and place of work more friendly to bees...
Human Blood is Not "Roundup Ready," New Study Reluctantly Admits
Green Med Info - A new study, published in Pesticide
Biochemistry and Physiology titled, "The effect of metabolites
and impurities of glyphosate on human erythrocytes (in vitro),"
reveals that the problem with the growing global contamination
of the biosphere with agrichemicals used in the farming of
genetically modified foods is far worse than most will either
admit or acknowledge. The researchers describe the background
context of their study...
Long Term Water Solutions: Bugging In
The Daily Sheeple - There are several aspects to water that you
should consider if your long term plans are to bug in at your
current location. Many of these solutions can also be put into
place if you have a secondary location to which you will travel
in the event of a crisis.
Italian Court Rules MMR Vaccine Caused Autism: US Media Blacks
worldtruth.tv - The debate over vaccines continues as an Italian
court ruled in favor of the Bocca family who’s nine-year-old son
became autistic after receiving the MMR (Measles/Mumps &
Rubella) vaccine. I came across this case and felt it was a good
idea to report on this as the vaccine debate has been a hot
topic here lately. Although the case concluded in 2012, the
information is just as relevant today.
Why is There GMO Sugar In Salt??
Activist Post - Great April Fools' Day prank idea: Switch up
your loved ones' sugar with salt. When they spit out their
coffee and comment on the saltiness you can insist that it's
really sugar and that there's nothing wrong, giving the prank a
twisted flair. But you'd be right - because there's friggin' GMO
sugar in salt!
Major Grocery Stores Announce Refusal of GMO Salmon, Despite FDA
Ruling it ‘Safe’
Natural Society - The largest chain grocery store companies in
the US have agreed not to sell genetically modified salmon, but
over 9000 stores might still be passing off GMO salmon as non-GMO
if the industry isn’t required to disclose such information.
Load Your Cold and Flu Ammo With These Two Super Nutrients
Natural Blaze - The cold and flu season is not something to look
forward to over the course of winter. Sinus congestion, body
shivers, headaches, sore muscles, and nausea are just a few of
the inconveniences brought along with catching the cold or flu.
However, where there’s an ailment, there’s always a natural
remedy. The following two supplements are proven and effective
warriors in the battle against viral infections.
A Natural Approach to Preventing and Overcoming Dementia
Green Med Info - Remembering and forgetting things is a
perfectly normal part of daily life. But we need not fear that
the extreme and progressive cognitive decline that characterizes
senile dementia will be an inevitable part of our aging process.
There are a number of things we can do to positively impact our
brain health and overall mental abilities as we age.
Harvard Research Finds Link Between Fluoridated Water, ADHD and
Activist Post - New research published in The Lancet by
researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and
the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) found that
various chemicals that many children are exposed to are having a
direct effect on the creation of disorders labelled under the
name ADHD as well as other mental disorders. One of the
chemicals said to be having an effect is fluoride, or variations
Your Stomach And Digestive Tract Can Collect Significant Amounts
of Wax and Chemicals By Using These Daily
preventdisease.com - If you use your own glass cup or mug,
you’re as safe as the water you drink. Take that same drink from
a foam cup or plastic cup and it is a very different story.
Different variations of polyethylene and paraffin line almost
every disposable cup on the market. These linings, especially
among low quality cups can indeed melt and get into your
digestive tract leading to gastrointestinal disorders and other
Frankincense Found to Trump Chemo in Eliminating Ovarian Cancer
Natural Society - In the latest research, scientists have
demonstrated the ability of frankincense to combat cancer cells
in late-stage ovarian cancer. The findings offer yet another
piece of evidence that the “cure” for cancer will not be found
in toxic conventional treatments, but rather in the natural
Do You Suffer Widespread Pain? It May Be Time to Address Your
Dr. Mercola - Depriving your body of sleep can lead to some very
serious—and surprising—health effects, including widespread
pain, which is a primary feature of fibromyalgia. According to
recent research from Great Britain, poor or insufficient sleep
was actually the strongest predictor for pain in adults over 50.
Other predictors for widespread pain included anxiety, poor
physical health, cognitive problems, and osteoarthritis.
Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Ginger Smoothie
preventdisease.com - Pineapple has been used for centuries to
reduce pain and inflammation. It turns out that an enzyme found
in pineapples called bromelain does, in fact, have
scientifically proven medicinal benefits.... An even more potent
anti-inflammatory is ginger whose analgesic properties have been
proven stronger than ibuprofen.
Active vitamin D helps remove toxic aluminum in chronic kidney
(NaturalNews) As various amounts of aluminum begin showing up in
food products tested at the Consumer Wellness Center Forensic
Food Lab, it's becoming clear how metals like aluminum can build
up unnecessarily in the body, taxing the organs over time.
Spirulina: The Near-Magical Superfood That Helps
Promote Your Pet's Well Being
Dr. Becker - As a veterinarian, I get a lot of
questions from pet owners about multivitamin
supplements for their companion animals....
2014 - Today In History:
1750 - "King Richard III" was performed in New York
City. It was the first Shakespearean play to be
presented in America.
1766 - The first Spanish governor of Louisiana,
Antonio de Ulloa, arrived in New Orleans.
1770 - "The Boston Massacre" took place when British
troops fired on a crowd in Boston killing five
people. Two British troops were later convicted of
1868 - The U.S. Senate was organized into a court of
impeachment to decide charges against President
1900 - Two U.S. battleships left for Nicaragua to
halt revolutionary disturbances.
1901 - Germany and Britain began negotiations with
hopes of creating an alliance.
1902 - In France, the National Congress of Miners
decided to call for a general strike for an 8-hour
1918 - The Soviets moved the capital of Russia from
Petrograd to Moscow.
1933 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered
a four-day bank holiday in order to stop large
amounts of money from being withdrawn from banks.
1933 - The Nazi Party won 44 percent of the vote in
German parliamentary elections.
1934 - In Amarillo, TX, the first Mother's-In-Law
Day was celebrated.
1943 - Germany called fifteen- and sixteen-year-olds
for military service due to war losses.
1946 - Winston Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain
1946 - The U.S. sent protests to the U.S.S.R. on
incursions into Manchuria and Iran.
1953 - Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin died. He had
been in power for 29 years.
1956 - The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the ban on
segregation in public schools.
1970 - A nuclear non-proliferation treaty went into
effect after 43 nations ratified it.
1984 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that cities had
the right to display the Nativity scene as part of
their Christmas display.
1984 - The U.S. accused Iraq of using poison gas.
1997 - North Korea and South Korea met for first
time in 25 years for peace talks.
1998 - NASA announced that an orbiting craft had
found enough water on the moon to support a human
colony and rocket fueling station.
1998 - It was announced that Air Force Lt. Col.
Eileen Collins would lead crew of Columbia on a
mission to launch a large X-ray telescope. She was
the first woman to command a space shuttle mission.
2001 - Vice President Dick Cheney underwent an
angioplasty for a partially blocked artery.
2004 - Martha Stewart was convicted of obstructing
justice and lying to the government about why she'd
unloaded her Imclone Systems Inc. stock just before
the price plummeted.
Russia is allowed to have 25,000 troops in Crimea...and other facts you
RT - Ukraine’s statement at the UN that 16,000 Russian soldiers have
been deployed to Crimea has caused a frenzy among Western media which
chooses to ignore that those troops have been there since the late 1990s
in accordance with a Kiev-Moscow agreement.
Bombshell: Ukraine President Requested Russian Assistance
Ron Paul Institute March 3, 2014 - President Viktor Yanukovich had sent
a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin requesting Russian military
assistance to restore law and order in Ukraine.
Turkey scrambles jets after Russian plane flies near its Black Sea coast
(Reuters) - The Turkish Air Force scrambled eight F-16 fighter jets
after a Russian surveillance plane flew parallel along its Black Sea
coast, the military said on Tuesday, amid increased tensions between
Russia and the West over Ukraine.
Jailed opposition leader calls for more Venezuela protests
(Reuters) - Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez urged
sympathizers on Monday to maintain street protests against President
Nicolas Maduro as the country's foreign minister prepared to meet the
United Nations Secretary General.
150 Global Scientists Condemn Retraction of Seralini GMO Study
Sustainable Pulse - 150 scientists from around the World have condemned
the retraction of French scientist Gilles-Eric Séralini’s study on GM
Maize and Roundup, as a bow to commercial interests.
VIDEO: February agreement key to resolve Ukraine crisis: Russia
Press TV - Russia says the 21 February agreement between the government
of the ousted Ukrainian president and the opposition should be
considered as the key to resolve the crisis in Ukraine.
Russians seize Ukraine’s Crimea missile units says report
Press TV - Russian forces have reportedly seized two Ukrainian missile
defense units in Ukraine's southern Crimea region.
OSCE military observer mission en route to Crimea
RT - The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is
sending a delegation which includes representatives from the US and 14
other nations to observe the situation in Crimea amid tensions in
Ukraine, according to a US official.
US maintaining Pacific fleet to ‘deter North Korean provocations’ says
RT - North Korea’s determination to acquire long-range missiles and
nuclear weapons has rendered the Pacific country an increasing threat to
the United States, according to a Pentagon report that describes the
small nation as "closed and authoritarian."
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Missouri Dems Introduce Alarming Gun Confiscation Bill Giving
Law-Abiding Gun Owners 90 Days to Turn in Certain Firearms or
TheBlaze.com - Democrats in Missouri introduced startling
anti-gun legislation that would require gun owners to hand over
their legally purchased so-called “assault weapons” to “the
appropriate law enforcement agency for destruction” within 90
days. Under the proposed bill, “Any person who, prior to the
effective date of this law, was legally in possession of an
assault weapon or large capacity magazine shall have ninety days
from such effective date to do any of the following without
being subject to prosecution.”
Jury Selection Continues In Terrorism Trial Of Bin Laden’s
(CBSNewYork/AP) – Jury selection continues in the trial of Osama
bin Laden’s son-in-law in Manhattan. As WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell
reported, the jurors chosen to try Sulaiman Abu Ghaith on
terrorism charges will remain anonymous. U.S. District Judge
Lewis Kaplan told prospective jurors, “even I don’t know your
names and it will stay that way.”
Navy cuts F-35 order nearly in half
As the United States prepares plans to downsize its military,
the Navy is set to order fewer Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter
jets than previously expected over the next five years.
White House Set To Extend Obamacare Deadline By 1 Year
Zero Hedge - The Obama administration plans to allow insurers to
continue selling policies that don't meet the federal health
law's requirements for at least another year, an insurance
industry official confirmed Tuesday.... The move would push a
potential political furor over canceled insurance plans past
this year's midterm elections.
DOJ Bypasses Congress To Start Building A National Gun Database
Liberty Crier - Eric “Gun Runner” Holder’s Department of Justice
is preparing to announce new regulations designed to expand the
national background check system for gun sales. White House
records reveal the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has
completed its review of the DOJ rule, one of 23 executive
actions ordered by President Obama more than a year ago.
Connecticut State Police say: ‘If ordered, they will violate the
AmmoLand - In a recorded phone call Connecticut State Police
Spokesman Lt. Vance was reached at at (860) 685-8290 and says
that state police would comply with an order from the state to
conduct door to door gun confiscations.
Cops used cell phone surveillance tool 200 times without court’s
RT - The American Civil Liberties Union wants to learn more
about any secret surveillance gadgets used by Florida law
enforcement agencies after uncovering proof that police there
relied on one type of spy tool upwards of 200 times without
Anti-leaks legislation coming within weeks, says NSA chief
RT - The head of the National Security Agency, General Keith
Alexander, alluded to unspecified legislation on media leaks as
being forthcoming, potentially within weeks, during remarks at a
cybersecurity panel on Tuesday.
Texas Voters Take A Stand: 9 out of 10 Want Obamacare Repealed
and Welfare Recipients Drug Tested
Mac Slavo - In Texas, where voters took to the polls Tuesday
night, a completely different set of ideas is at play. And if
nationwide sentiment is any indication, other conservative and
libertarian leaning states will soon follow.
Showdown: Maryland to Target 110,000 Citizens With Gun
Paul Joseph Watson - Authorities in Maryland are set to target
110,000 citizens with gun confiscation under a new law that
would link the state’s gun registry with its criminal database,
with new troopers set to be hired to enforce door to door visits
of illegal gun owners.
YouTube: Registering for confiscation
Canadian News Anchor Brian Lilley gives a warning to American
Obama Budget Proposes $100 Billion in Tax Hikes on Energy
The President’s FY 2015 budget contains billions in tax increase
on energy production and consumption. These taxes will result in
higher prices at the pump, increased utility bills, and fewer
American jobs as companies flee the U.S. and companies cannot
recover their investments.
9 Reasons Why Raising the Minimum Wage Is A Terrible Idea
reason.com - President Obama and congressional Democrats are
pressing to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Here are nine reasons why that’s a bad idea.
'How did these guys get in the Army?' New study delves into
RT - About one in five US soldiers have been found to have a
common mental illness such as depression or panic disorder upon
enlisting in the Army, according to a new study. A second study
showed that over eight percent of soldiers had contemplated
suicide and 1.1 percent had attempted suicide, researchers found
via confidential surveys and interviews with 5,428 soldiers at
Army bases across the US.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
After 2-Year Court Battle Baker’s Pigs Now Legal
farmtoconsumer.org - Two years after suing the Michigan
Department of Natural Resources (DNR) over the legality of its
swine Invasive Species Order (ISO), Mark Baker is now free to
raise and sell his hybrid heritage breed pigs. In a February 26,
2014 hearing, less than two weeks before a scheduled March 11,
2014 trial date, DNR backed off its prior position that Baker’s
pigs were illegal, in order to avoid the lawsuit trial.
Pro-Vaccination Propaganda Is Backfiring, Study
Natural Blaze - A new study in the journal
Pediatrics found that “public health campaigns
touting vaccines’ effectiveness and debunking the
links between autism and other health risks might
actually be backfiring, and convincing parents to
skip the shots for their kids,” according to CBS
Caffeine-based gold compounds are potential tools to
Natural Blaze - The side effects of ingesting too
much caffeine — restlessness, increased heart rate,
having trouble sleeping — are well known, but recent
research has shown that the stimulant also has a
good side. It can kill cancer cells. Now,
researchers report in the ACS journal Inorganic
Chemistry that combining a caffeine-based compound
with a small amount of gold could someday be used as
an anticancer agent.
Surge in babies born without brains in Washington
(NaturalNews) There is something seriously wrong in
the fertile Yakima Valley region of Washington. A
surging number of babies are being born with major
birth defects, and the reasons why are eluding state
health officials. As reported by CNN, a nurse in the
area, Sara Barron, was the first to report on a
particularly horrifying condition: anencephaly -- a
condition in which babies are born without much of
their brain and skull.
Sixteen varieties of cheese recalled after death in
California and illnesses in babies
(NaturalNews)The Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention said the 16 cheeses, which were made by
Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., have been tied to a
Listeria outbreak. The recalled brands include
Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa de Lima and Anita.
Arsenic shown to inhibit thiol compounds, including
'master antioxidant' glutathione
(NaturalNews) A recent study published in the
journal Environmental Health Perspectives reveals
that exposure to arsenic (As) is directly
responsible for depleting glutathione (GSH), the
body's primary intracellular antioxidant, as well as
inducing oxidative stress.
Which parts of America are the most contaminated
(NaturalNews) A U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report
on groundwater contamination, which includes well
water and springs, found that it is essentially all
over the place. But particular hotspots of
contamination include New Jersey, Maryland and
surrounding northeastern states as well as Michigan,
Idaho, California, Arizona and Washington. Other
studies have also identified large swaths of the
central South and Southeast where arsenic is being
absorbed by rice crops.
Pathogens in Your Mouth Can Lead to Cancer in Other
Parts of Your Body
Dr. Mercola - Good oral hygiene is even more
important than previously thought. Pathogenic
microorganisms and their toxins can harm more than
just your mouth when they circulate through your
bloodstream—they can potentially cause secondary
infections and chronic inflammation throughout your
Is adrenal fatigue destroying your health, peace of
mind and joie de vivre?
(NaturalNews)"Even if you don't consider yourself a
stress monger, modern, everyday life, with all of
its traffic jams, deadlines, economic stress,
overconsumption of caffeine and sugar, being
constantly plugged in and on the go, and
never-ending negative media chatter can lead to an
overproduction of stress hormones," remarks Jill
Grunewald, a certified holistic nutrition coach in
St. Paul, Minnesota. Do any of the following
symptoms sound familiar?...
Big Pharma Shill to Head the Institute Of Medicine
Dr. Mercola - Victor Dzau, currently the chancellor
for health affairs at Duke University, will be the
new president of the Institute of Medicine,
beginning July 1, 2014. Dzau’s work at Duke
University has a long history of funding from the
National Institutes of Health (NIH), which accepts a
great deal of money from Big Pharma and is deeply
enmeshed with the industry.
Juniper berries are great for your kidneys, bladder
and urinary tract
(NaturalNews) Juniper berries grow from shrubs in
various parts of the world including Asia, Europe
and North America. There are many different kinds of
juniper berries but the most common one to North
Americans is known as juniperus communis....
Going bananas for mono-fruiting: does eating one
fruit for long periods of time really help our
(NaturalNews) Mono-fruiting, or eating one type of
fruit without introducing any other fruits or foods
in the mix for long periods of time, is a common
dietary lifestyle for many people. Just go online
and it's clear that a lot of people are living life
in mono-fruit land, preparing mono meals, taking
trips to "Banana Island" (metaphorically speaking)
and buying their fruit of choice in bulk.
They May Have Killed 600 Dogs, But They're Headed
Back to Store Shelves
Dr. Becker - Not surprisingly, the same brands of
jerky pet treats that are suspected of causing
illness and death in thousands of pets – brands
finally pulled from the market a year ago – are
headed back to store shelves. Nestle Purina’s Waggin’
Train treats and Del Monte Corp’s Milo’s Kitchen
products are either already on store shelves as you
read this, or will be shortly.
VIDEO: How Attached Are Cats to Their Owners?
Dr. Becker - Very interesting footage of a kitty's
reaction to his owner's departure.
2014 - Today In History:
1766 - The British Parliament repealed the Stamp
Act, which had caused bitter and violent opposition
in the U.S. colonies.
1778 - The Continental Congress voted to ratify the
Treaty of Amity and Commerce and the Treaty of
Alliance. The two treaties were the first entered
into by the U.S. government.
1789 - The first Congress of the United States met
in New York and declared that the U.S. Constitution
was in effect.
1791 - Vermont was admitted as the 14th U.S. state.
It was the first addition to the original 13
1794 - The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
was passed by the U.S. Congress. The Amendment
limited the jurisdiction of the federal courts to
automatically hear cases brought against a state by
the citizens of another state. Later interpretations
expanded this to include citizens of the state being
sued, as well.
1813 - The Russians fighting against Napoleon
reached Berlin. The French garrison evacuated the
city without a fight.
1826 - The first railroad in the U.S. was chartered.
It was the Granite Railway in Quincy, MA.
1837 - The state of Illinois granted a city charter
1861 - The Confederate States of America adopted the
"Stars and Bars" flag.
1881 - Eliza Ballou Garfield became the first mother
of a U.S. President to live in the executive
1902 - The American Automobile Association was
founded in Chicago.
1904 - In Korea, Russian troops retreated toward the
Manchurian border as 100,000 Japanese troops
1914 - Doctor Fillatre successfully separated
1917 - Jeanette Rankin of Montana took her seat as
the first woman elected to the House of
1925 - Calvin Coolidge took the oath of office in
Washington, DC. The presidential inauguration was
broadcast on radio for the first time.
1933 - U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt gave his
inauguration speech in which he said "We have
nothing to fear, but fear itself."
1933 - Labor Secretary Frances Perkins became the
first woman to serve in a Presidential
1947 - France and Britain signed an alliance treaty.
1952 - U.S. President Harry Truman dedicated the
"Courier," the first seagoing radio broadcasting
1952 - Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis were married.
1954 - In Boston, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
reported the first successful kidney transplant.
1975 - Queen Elizabeth knighted Charlie Chaplin.
1991 - Sheik Saad al-Jaber al-Sabah, the prime
minister of Kuwait, returned to his country for the
first time since Iraq's invasion.
1994 - Bosnia's Croats and Moslems signed an
agreement to form a federation in a loose economic
union with Croatia.
1997 - U.S. President Clinton barred federal
spending on human cloning.
1998 - Microsoft repaired software that apparently
allowed hackers to shut down computers in government
and university offices nationwide.
1998 - The U.S. Supreme Court said that federal law
banned on-the-job sexual harassment even when both
parties are the same sex.
1999 - Monica Lewinsky's book about her affair with
U.S. President Clinton went on sale in the U.S.
2002 - Canada banned human embryo cloning but
permitted government-funded scientists to use
embryos left over from fertility treatment or
2012 - Vladimir Putin scored a decisive victory in
Russia's presidential election to return to the
Kremlin and extend his hold on power for six more
Secret Space war XIII: Alien Partners tell Putin, “Don’t Worry, We’ve
Got Your Back”
veteranstoday.com - Unsubstantiated rumors have been seeping out of deep
contacts inside Russian Space Command the last few weeks that, not only
does the new Putin’s Russia have a well developed Secret Space war
Program, but reports also claim that this Secret Space war Program
provides substantial ultra-high-tech back-engineered offensive and
Putin: Deploying military force is last resort, but we reserve right
RT - There was an unconstitutional coup and an armed takeover of power
in Kiev, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated. Russia is puzzled why
there was a need for it at a time when Viktor Yanukovich had conceded to
all opposition demands.
Russian troops ordered home from surprise war games
RT - President Putin has ordered troops sent last week to a surprise
military exercise in western and central Russia to return to their
Kremlin warns US over potential sanctions
Press TV - A Russian official says potential sanctions by Washington
against Moscow would lead to the “crash” of the US financial system and
end its global financial domination.
VIDEO: World stock markets plunge over Ukraine crisis
Press TV - Global stocks slumped on Monday as Western powers threatened
Russia with “sanctions and boycotts” because of its deployment of troops
to the Crimea region of Ukraine.
Central Banker PM Says Ukraine Ready for IMF Auction Block
Kurt Nimmo - Arseniy Yatseniuk, the central bankster PM of post-coup
Ukraine, has signaled IMF-inspired fire sales are on schedule. Yatseniuk:
Ukraine will “collaborate” with IMF and the banksters. On Monday Yats,
as the U.S. State Department fondly calls him, said Naftogaz Ukrainy,
the national oil and gas company of Ukraine, will be put on the auction
Kremlin issues ultimatums to Ukrainian forces
Telegraph - Russia has issued a series of ultimatums for Ukrainian
forces in Crimea to surrender and disarm by this morning or risk coming
under attack, the new government in Kiev said last night.
* Related Article:
Russian Defense Ministry dismisses Ukraine ultimatum...
Trade War: Gazprom Threatens to Disrupt Gas Supplies to Europe
Paul Joseph Watson - Russian-controlled natural gas giant Gazprom has
threatened to disrupt gas supplies to Europe following warnings by John
Kerry and others that harsh economic sanctions could be imposed on
Moscow, as the Ukraine crisis threatens to spiral into a trade war.
The Backstory to the Russia-Ukraine Confrontation: The U.S. and Nato
Encirclement of Russia
Washington's Blog - The American press portrays Putin as being the bad
guy and the aggressor in the Ukraine crisis. Putin is certainly no
saint. . . But we can only see the bigger picture if we take a step back
and gain a little understanding of the history underlying the current
Russia And China Stand In Agreement On Ukraine – And That Is Very Bad
News For The US
Economic Collapse - So much for "isolating" Russia. The Chinese
government is publicly siding with Russia on the crisis in Ukraine, and
that is very bad news for the United States. Not only does it mean that
the U.S. is essentially powerless to do anything about the situation in
Ukraine, it also means that Russia and China are starting to understand
how much economic leverage that they really have.
An Additional 12,000 United Nations Troops Proposed to Intervene in the
Central African Republic
Global Research - A proposal submitted to the 15-member United Nations
Security Council on March 3 calls for the deployment of an additional
12,000 foreign troops to the Central African Republic (CAR). The
so-called “peacekeeping force” is ostensibly designed to reinforce the
existing 9,000 French, African and European Union (EU) soldiers already
inside or being sent into the mineral-rich state.
VIDEO: Afghan presidential hopefuls campaign amid threats: Report
Press TV - Afghan presidential candidates continue campaigning amid
escalating security threats by the Taliban militant group.
London Mayor Calls For State to Take Children Based on Parents’
Paul Joseph Watson - Parents with radical political beliefs should have
their children taken by the state, according to London Mayor Boris
Johnson, a chilling prospect given that parents who support major
political parties like UKIP are already being targeted by social
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Connecticut Patriot Forewarned Lawmakers about Gun Registration:
“I Will Not Comply”
Freedom Outpost - With the current situation in Connecticut,
where state lawmakers have legislated gun registration, tens of
thousands have determined not to register their weapons and the
state has threatened to confiscate them and arrest individuals
if they do not register or turn them in, I thought a word from
patriot John S. Cinque was in order.
Obama Outdoes Previous Presidents in Appointing Campaign Donors
AllGov - President Obama has nominated a higher percentage of
campaign bundlers to ambassadorships than any recent president.
Since January 2013, 48 of his 85 ambassadorial nominees have
been political appointments rather than career Foreign Service
Elbit to build surveillance towers on Arizona's border with
JPost - Israeli defense firm Elbit has been awarded a $145
million contract by the US Department of Homeland Security to
construct a series of surveillance towers on Arizona’s border
with Mexico, the company announced on Sunday.
Colorado’s Federal Supermax Prison Is Force-Feeding Inmates On
The Nation - The striking prisoners are serving sentences at the
Administrative Maximum Facility (ADX) in Florence, Colorado, the
highest-security prison run by the federal government on US
soil. At ADX, more than 400 inmates spend twenty-two to
twenty-four hours a day locked alone in concrete “boxcar” cells
without access to a window.
Rand Paul seeks Kentucky law to run for president, Senate
Washington Times - Opening a door to hedge his political bets,
Sen. Rand Paul has asked the leader of the Kentucky Senate for
legislation to ensure that Mr. Paul can run both for the White
House and for re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2016, The
Washington Times has learned.
How War Affects the Cash in Your Pocket and the Food on your
The Daily Sheeple - Petrol and diesel prices will rise quickly,
just today oil rose 2% on the volatility in Ukraine. Don’t make
the mistake of thinking a war half a world away won’t affect you
because one way or another, it will.
Lakota nation adopts MazaCoin crypto-currency as legal tender
RT - A Bitcoin spinoff known as Mazacoin has been adopted by a
confederation of seven Native American tribes as their national
currency. The Oglala Lakota Nation has expressed hope that it
will draw the tribes out of poverty.
Tomas Young, disabled veteran, tells audience he’ll commit
The Ridgefield Press - A screening of the documentary Body of
War at the Ridgefield Playhouse came to a startling conclusion
Friday night, when the film’s star told a stunned audience that
he was going to end his life.
Leftovers from Afghanistan and Iraq Wars: 1,558 Amputations;
7,224 Severe Brain Injuries; 118,829 Post-Traumatic Stress
AllGov - A new CRS report has provided a human accounting not
only of how many service personnel died in the two conflicts,
but of the many kinds of serious, life-long injuries with which
thousands returned home.
Pentagon considers using electricity to stimulate troops’ brains
Boston Globe - For some modern soldiers, caffeine is just not
enough to stay vigilant, especially for the growing ranks of
digital warriors who must spend hours monitoring spy drone
footage and other streams of surveillance data. So the Pentagon
is exploring a novel way to extend troops’ attention spans and
sharpen their reaction times: stimulate the brain with low
levels of electricity.
North Carolina cites five more power plants in massive coal ash
The Guardian - North Carolina regulators have cited five more
Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water
permits after a massive spill at one of the company’s coal ash
dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
DC's green-approved buildings using more energy
The Daily Caller - The free-market group analyzed the first
round of energy usage data released by city officials Friday and
found that large, privately-owned buildings that received the
green energy certification Leadership in Energy Design (LEED)
actually use more energy than buildings that didn’t receive this
green stamp of approval.
The Shocking Truth about Daylight Saving Time
Organic Gardening - The problem is the early studies suggesting
that Daylight Saving Time could save energy only looked at home
electricity use. More recent reports also factor in gasoline
energy use, since people drive more when natural light remains
later in the day.
Spy tech goes cheap: Track your car, kid, or enemy for $10 a
arstechnica.com - A small company in Texas has produced the
TraqCloud, a new, significantly cheaper way to track anyone or
anything using GPS. TraqCloud, in its promotional materials, is
marketed for luggage or kid tracking, but using such a tracker
against a suspected cheating love interest, a sneaky business
partner, or local law enforcement is now simple and inexpensive.
The drones that flock like BIRDS: Robots fly in formation and
navigate without being remotely controlled
Daily Mail - Flying robots that can ‘think’ for themselves are
already being developed, which some people fear will be able to
snoop on and attack people living below. And now a team of
Hungarian scientists have managed to engineer the first ‘flock’
of drones that can fly as a coordinated group.
Scientists can now control flies’ brains with lasers
The Verge - A laser beam can alter a fly’s behavior and make it
mate with just about anything — even a ball of wax, according to
scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Reishi mushrooms: traditional medicine for cancer,
diabetes and more
(NaturalNews) Reishi mushrooms, also called lingzhi
mushrooms, are a species of medicinal mushroom
characterized by their kidney-shaped cap and tough
FDA study shows pertussis vaccination spreads
(NaturalNews) Published in the Proceedings of the
National Academy of Sciences, the new FDA study
claims to demonstrate that vaccines for acellular
pertussis are effective at preventing the disease in
those who are vaccinated. But at the very same time,
the agency admits that, based on its findings, the
vaccine itself spreads Bordetella pertussis, the
bacteria responsible for triggering the highly
contagious respiratory disease.
4 Diseases Few Are Aware Can Be Reversed Naturally
preventdisease.com - Despite the medical model which
relies on pharmaceutical intervention for every
known illness, there are well over one hundred
common diseases that can be reversed naturally.
That's the difference between treatment for profit
and healing for wellness.
You won't believe this hidden cause of restless leg
(NaturalNews) When the researchers dug deeper, they
found 38 diseases and conditions highly-related to
RLS. Ninety-five percent of these were related to
excessive inflammation in the body. Due to this high
level of connection, the researchers summarized that
inflammation may play a larger role in RLS than was
Ginger: A Diabetic's Best Friend
Green Med Info - A new study on ginger's health
benefits to type 2 diabetics published in the
journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine suggests
that this household spice may provide millions
suffering with the condition a natural alternative
to diabetes medications – many of which have
serious, even life threatening, side effects.
Cancer triggered by nervous system imbalances
(NaturalHealth365) Stress, social isolation and
other emotional factors can increase distant
metastasis through releasing hormones from the
autonomic nervous system. Disruption of circadian
rhythms will also promote cancer metastasis through
direct and indirect actions of the nervous system.
The placebo effect outperforms drugs and surgery
(NaturalHealth365) For example, Dr. David Kallmes, a
successful radiologist at the Mayo Clinic, decided
to perform fake surgeries on back patients to see if
they would recover just as well as the ones that
received a ‘real’ procedure called, vertebroplasty –
which is a special cement injected into the
vertebrae. The results are truly mind-blowing!
2014 - Today In History:
1791 - The U.S. Congress passed a resolution that
created the U.S. Mint.
1803 - The first impeachment trial of a U.S. Judge,
John Pickering, began.
1845 - Florida became the 27th U.S. state.
1845 - The U.S. Congress passed legislation
overriding a U.S. President’s veto. It was the first
time the Congress had achieved this.
1849 - The U.S. Department of the Interior was
1849 - The Gold Coinage Act was passed by the U.S.
Congress. It allowed the minting of gold coins.
1849 - The U.S. Congress created the territory of
1857 - Britain and France declared war on China.
1863 - Free city delivery of mail was authorized by
the U.S. Postal Service.
1885 - The U.S. Post Office began offering special
delivery for first-class mail.
1908 - The U.S. government declared open war on on
1910 - J.D. Rockefeller Jr. announced his withdrawal
from business to administer his father's fortune for
an "uplift in humanity". He also appealed to the
U.S. Congress for the creation of the Rockefeller
1910 - Nicaraguan rebels admitted defeat in open war
and resorted to guerrilla tactics in the hope of
1918 - The Treaty of Brest Litovsky was signed by
Germany, Austria and Russia. The treaty ended
Russia's participation in World War I.
1923 - The first issue of Time magazine was
1931 - The "Star Spangled Banner," written by
Francis Scott Key, was adopted as the American
national anthem. The song was originally a poem
known as "Defense of Fort McHenry."
1945 - During World War II, Finland declared war on
1952 - The U.S. Supreme Court upheld New York's
Feinberg Law that banned Communist teachers in the
1969 - Apollo 9 was launched by NASA to test a lunar
1969 - Sirhan Sirhan testified in a Los Angeles
court that he killed Robert Kennedy.
1973 - Japan disclosed its first defense plan since
World War II.
1987 - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a
package of $30 million in non-lethal aid for the
1991 - Rodney King was severely beaten by Los
Angeles police officers. The scene was captured on
amateur video. (California)
1995 - A U.N. peacekeeping mission in Somalia ended.
Several gunmen were killed by U.S. Marines in
Mogadishu while overseeing the pull out of
2002 - Voters in Switzerland approved joining the
United Nations, abandoning almost 200 years of
US Government Caught Funding The Coup In Ukraine
govtslaves.info - “There’s quite a bit of evidence of coup-ness. Q is
how many levels deep interference from both sides is.”
"These are serious claims. So serious that I decided to investigate
them. And what I found was shocking." Read More....
Tense stand-off at Crimean military base as hundreds of Russian gunmen
encircle camp and Ukraine calls up all its military reservists ready for
Daily Mail - Hundreds of unidentified gunmen who arrived in a 13-strong
convoy of Russian vehicles surrounded a Crimean infantry base today as
Ukraine and Russia inched closer towards all-out war. In a series of
tense photographs, outnumbered troops could be seen on the inside of the
military unit in the village of Perevalne, outside Simferopol, guarding
the entrance with a tank.
Rival rallies held in Russia over Ukraine
Press TV - Russia’s deployment of troops in Ukraine’s Crimea region has
sparked rival rallies in the capital Moscow both in support and against
Timeline: Ukraine's political crisis
Al Jazeera - As the government in Kiev continues to emphasise the need
for a united Ukraine, here is a timeline of some of the events that have
led to the current situation.
Venezuela protests death toll reaches 17
Press TV - Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega said on Friday that
the death toll from the street protests to show support for or
opposition to the government of President Nicolas Maduro had increased
to 17 people with over 260 others injured.
Pakistan government welcomes Taliban ceasefire call
Press TV - Pakistan government has welcomed a ceasefire call by Tehrik-e-Taliban
Pakistan (TTP) militant group. Coordinator of the government peace
committee Irfan Siddiqui said on Saturday that the ceasefire offer was a
“breakthrough” in the dialogue process.
Attacks kill dozens in area of Nigeria targeted by Boko Haram
The Guardian - At least 74 people have been killed in three weekend
attacks in Nigeria's restive north-east, the epicentre of the Boko Haram
insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives since 2009.
Five top military, security commanders take oath to Crimea
RT - A number of high ranking Ukrainian military and security officials
in Crimea have sworn their allegiance to the Autonomous Republic of
Crimea, as Simferopol pushes for its autonomy from the self-imposed
government in Kiev.
Seriously, what?! Kerry tells Russia 'you don't invade a country on
completely phony pretexts'
RT - The US Secretary of State spoke today of the unacceptability of
invading a sovereign country on phony pretexts in order to assert one’s
own interests in the 21st century. But no, he was not speaking about the
United States, as one might have thought.
US military seize documents raided by Ukrainian radicals – suspected
RT - Ukrainian radical activists are conducting organized searches of
residences of former government officials and handing over all documents
to the US military, a man who says that he took part in some of these
Ukrainian warships voluntarily leave Sevastopol: sources
RT - About 10 Ukrainian Black Sea Fleet ships have left the naval base
in Sevastopol, with several vessels now heading to Odessa,
administrative sources have said. The ships left the base voluntarily
but some of them broke down and returned, they claimed.
VIDEO: Russia, China ‘in broad agreement’ on Ukraine
Press TV - The ministry’s announcement followed a telephone conversation
between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese
counterpart Wang Yi on Monday.
Western powers, Japan punish Russia over Ukraine
McClatchy - The G-7 nations of the United States, Japan, France,
Germany, Italy, Britain and Canada issued a statement Sunday evening,
saying they were putting on hold their plans to participate in a summit
that had been planned for June in Sochi, Russia.
Iran and Oman go under sea to build pipelines, change geopolitics
StratRisks - India is contemplating energy pipelines from the Gulf again
— this time running under the sea, rather than traversing Pakistan. With
international sanctions on Iran fading as a result of a nuclear
agreement, an energy pipeline may be the most positive regional
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Tenn. State University Requires Students to Wear Trackable IDs
National Review - Beginning Saturday, March 1, students and
staff at Tennessee State University will be required to present
identification badges at any time that can also track their
movements in and out of buildings, according to a local-news
VIDEO: An Open Letter To Michelle Obama From A Knucklehead
Liberty Crier - A 20 year old college student responds to the
first lady’s remarks that ‘today’s youth are knuckleheads and so
they need Obamacare’.
USDA Adds Fresh Produce, Yogurt and Tofu to Food Voucher for
Poor Program in First Change in 34 Years
AllGov - Fresh, frozen and canned vegetables, yogurt, whole
grains and even tofu have been added to the list of foods
allowed to be purchased under the Special Supplemental Nutrition
Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), according to a
Brain Washing, Social Control and Programming – Why You Should
Kill Your Television
Waking Times - The trick is easy. All the elite need to do is
repeat the same simplistic lies in all the media and the
population will believe them without a doubt. This is how lies
acquire an irresistible aura of credibility. A specialist of
mass brainwashing, L. Wolfe, explains it further...
Another case where gun registration leads to confiscation
bulletsfirst.net - On October 12th, 2013 Paul Wojdan of Lockport
City, NY was arrested and the police looked on his pistol permit
and saw it had six guns on it so they went to his house and
confiscated all of his firearms. Gun controllers would say this
was a victory for the system, a dangerous criminal had his
firearms seized etc etc. But in order to get the full story one
needs to look at Mr. Wojdan’s “crime”.
Black Tuesday Redux? Media Predicted Economic Collapse for March
Things have been getting a little…strange lately. What with all
these banker suicides and warnings from banks that the stock
market is about to decline by 10% or more. To add to that, let’s
recall an article that appeared in The Washington Times back on
October 29, 2012 entitled, "MEANS: U.S. economy on schedule to
crash March 4, 2014"...
Power Tool Makers Fight against Finger-Saving Device
AllGov - SawStop of Tualatin, Oregon, has named several major
power tool companies in an antitrust lawsuit, claiming the
companies conspired to boycott SawStop’s device that can prevent
finger amputations by saws.
26 top American corporations paid no federal income tax from ’08
to ’12 – report
RT - Twenty-six of the most powerful American corporations –
such as Boeing, General Electric, and Verizon – paid no federal
income tax from 2008 to 2012, according to a new report
detailing how Fortune 500 companies exploit tax breaks and
Washington nuke waste tanks flawed?
(AP) - While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste
storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six
others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to
additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The
Associated Press. The 28 double-walled tanks at Hanford nuclear
waste complex hold some of the worst radioactive waste at the
nation's most contaminated nuclear weapons site.
Nuclear waste in limbo after accident at New Mexico plant
RT - Complicating the situation further is the fact that there
are multiple shipments to the plant on hold as a result of the
leak. As noted by the Associated Press, this includes what
remains of the roughly 4,000 toxic waste barrels from the Los
Alamos National Laboratories, currently stored outside and
placed under minimal protection.
Utilities Desperate to Quash Dissent, Shut Off Activist Leader’s
Take Back Your Power - In what is an illegal and thinly-veiled
“psy-op” (psychological operation) attempting to stem the rising
tide of awareness of the massive rights violations associated
with their ‘smart’ meter deployments, Plumas Sierra Rural
Electric Cooperative (PSREC) actually disconnected the
electricity from the home of Joshua Hart, a leader in the
movement and director of StopSmartMeters.org.
Hundreds arrested at Keystone XL White House sit-in protest
RT - Several hundred people have been arrested during a peaceful
protest in Washington DC after they strapped themselves to the
White House fence and laid out their demands on Pennsylvania
Avenue in protest against the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Washington Dam Has 65-Foot Crack
Yahoo News - Engineers have started emergency procedures to
stabilize a Washington dam after they found a 65-foot crack in
the structure. The Wanapum Dam, a hydroelectric project located
on the Columbia River in Grant County, Wash., is still running
after divers discovered a 65-foot crack that is 2-inches wide.
Bill proposed in House would make warrantless email access
UPI.com - Lawmakers have proposed legislation that would bar law
enforcement agencies from obtaining emails in investigations
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Half of U.S. Farmland Being Eyed by Private Equity
Cornucopia Institute - An estimated 400 million acres of
farmland in the United States will likely change hands over the
coming two decades as older farmers retire. New evidence
indicates that this land is being strongly pursued by private
equity investors. The increasing focus on agriculture-related
investment by the private sector is driving up U.S. farmland
prices, barring some young farmers from starting their own
San Antonio - Environmentally Evil .... and More
The San Antonio code was slipped into the city without notice in
2009 but is coming into brutal effect now.... Now, in 2014, San
Antonio, Texas has declared leaves a "hazardous vegetation,"
threatening all organic food gardening. And since the ICC Code
San Antonio uses has been installed in most cities in the US,
the ICC code threatens all organic food gardening across the
The Benefits of Curcumin in Cancer Treatment
Dr. Mercola - Interestingly, curcumin appears to be
universally useful for just about every type of
cancer, which is really odd since cancer consists of
a wide variety of different molecular pathologies.
You wouldn't necessarily suspect that there would be
one herb that would work for most of them.
Doctors warn new FDA-approved painkiller is deadly
RT - Although the opiate Zohydro was ultimately
approved by the US Food and Drug administration,
that endorsement went against the recommendation
given by the agency’s own advisory panel. The panel
voted 11 – 2 against approving the drug, but the FDA
argued its availability is necessary to help
patients unfazed by current medication.
How Your Body Generates Electricity
Dr. Mercola - You can harness the electrical charge
of the Earth to positively influence your health in
numerous ways via grounding, also known as earthing.
Grounding has been shown to relieve pain, reduce
inflammation, improve sleep, enhance well-being, and
Gluten-free grain: Teff versus quinoa
(NaturalNews) Teff, a grain that comes from the seed
of Ethiopian grass, has a mildly nutty flavor and is
typically used ground as a flour substitute. It is
often also used raw to add flavor and texture to
certain foods. But did you know that teff boasts
significantly more manganese, copper and iron than
quinoa? It also has fewer calories from fat (21
calories compared to quinoa's 55 calories) and has
nearly four times as much calcium.
Health Basics: Xanthan gum is mutated corn sugar
fermented with bacteria
(NaturalNews) You can bet your first and last
mutated gene that the corn sugar used to make
xanthan gum is not certified organic, but rather
genetically modified. So why then is xanthan found
in some organic products? They must be using organic
corn, but if it doesn't say certified organic corn
right on the label, I'm not touching it.
Federal government sues California companies for
unsafe toxin levels in children's toys
(NaturalNews) While investigating 66 imported toys
at a California import dock, the US Consumer Product
Safety Commission (CPSC) found that 61 of these toys
contained unsafe levels of lead and other toxins.
The findings have prompted the federal government to
sue the toy importers, which include Toys
Distribution Inc. (TDI), S & J Merchandise Inc. and
BLJ Apparel Inc.
Hundreds of confidential dental records dumped in
vacant lot in California
(NaturalNews) A pile of confidential dental records
were found scattered in a random field in Apple
Valley, California. The private patient information
included names, addresses, phone numbers, social
security numbers and birthdates.
Oregon’s Non-Medical Vaccine Waiver Law Goes Into
Care2 - Oregon has the highest percentage of
children entering school with non-medical waivers
for at least one, and sometimes more, vaccination.
State officials are hoping to change that statistic.
State legislature has introduced a new law, taking
effect today, stating parents must consult with a
medical professional before they qualify for a
waiver to opt out of any vaccine before their child
may start school.
Black Seed Shows Promising Health Effects for Women
Natural Society - wo recent reports, for example,
show how black seed can benefit woman in particular.
One of those two studies, found in BMC Complementary
and Alternative Medicine, found that black seed was
able to reverse the bone loss and skeletal changes
in mice whose ovaries had been surgically removed.
Electrocardiographs detect heart rhythm changes from
(NaturalNews) It may seem odd to associate lead
toxicity with cardiac health issues. But there has
been considerable research put into that
association. Health experts seem to agree that there
is no safe level of lead in our bodies, and this
heavy metal toxin isn't easily flushed out of our
system. Those small amounts can collect and accrue
in vital organs, especially the kidneys and liver.
Juicing Celery: Superfood That Can Repair The
Digestive System & Detoxify
Natural Blaze - This simple juicing video will show
you how about $1.50 per day in celery juice can
boost your diet with essential vitamins and
minerals, while helping to improve a long list of
ailments including digestive disorders, high blood
pressure, arthritis, inflammation, auto-immune
disorders, anemia, asthma, skin problems and more.
Friday - February
2014 - Today In History:
1827 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad became the
first railroad incorporated for commercial
transportation of people and freight.
1844 - Several people were killed aboard the USS
Princeton when a 12-inch gun exploded.
1849 - Regular steamboat service to California via
Cape Horn arrived in San Francisco for the first
time. The SS California had left New York Harbor on
October 6, 1848. The trip took 4 months and 21 days.
1854 - The Republican Party was organized in Ripon,
WI. About 50 slavery opponents began the new
1861 - The U.S. territory of Colorado was organized.
1885 - AT&T was incorporated. The company was
capitalized on only $100,000 and provided long
distance service for American Bell.
1893 - Edward G. Acheson showed his patent for
1900 - In South Africa, British troops relieved
Ladysmith, which had been under siege since November
1951 - A Senate committee issued a report that
stated that there were at least two major crime
syndicates in the U.S.
1974 - The U.S. and Egypt re-established diplomatic
relations after a break of seven years.
1983 - "M*A*S*H" became the most watched television
program in history when the final episode aired.
1993 - U.S. Federal agents raided the compound of an
armed religious cult in Waco, TX. The ATF had
planned to arrest the leader of the Branch Davidians,
David Koresh, on federal firearms charges. Four
agents and six Davidians were killed and a 51-day
1994 - NATO made its first military strike when U.S.
F-16 fighters shot down four Bosnian Serb warplanes
in violation of a no-fly zone over central Bosnia.
2002 - In Ahmadabad, India, Hindus set fire to homes
in a Muslim neighborhood. At least 55 people were
killed in the attack.
2005 - Lebanon's pro-Syrian prime minister, Omar
Karami, resigned amid large anti-Syria street
demonstrations in Beirut.
Copy of PUBLIC SERVANT'S QUESTIONNAIRE
PUBLIC SERVANT'S QUESTIONNAIRE - Public Law 93-579
Crimean parliament sacks regional government, approves referendum
RT - The Supreme Council of Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea has
dismissed the regional government, electing a pro-Russian party leader
as its new chair. The MPs have also voted in favor of holding a
referendum to decide the future of Crimea on May 25.
Central Banker Appointed as Prime Minister of Ukraine
Kurt Nimmo - A reshuffled Ukrainian Parliament installed following a
coup last week has voted to appoint Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the new prime
minister of the country.
Yanukovich in Russia, to hold press-conference in Rostov-on-Don Friday -
RT - Viktor Yanukovich will hold a news conference in Russia's Rostov-on-Don
at 1700 local time (1300 GMT) on Friday, reports Itar-Tass citing
sources close to Ukraine's ousted president.
Russia Puts Fighter Jets on Combat Alert as Tensions Mount
Paul Joseph Watson - Russian fighter jets along the country’s western
border have been put on combat alert as tensions mount over fears that
Moscow is preparing to intervene militarily to protect its interests in
Syria's starving hordes: In a biblical picture of suffering, crowd
stretching for as far as the eye can see gathers amid the rubble of
Damascus for UN food hand-outs
Daily Mail - Hundreds of men, women and children fight to get to the
front of the queue as a refugee camp in Damascus receives food parcels
after being cut off for months.
VIDEO: ISIL extorts gold from Syrian Christians
Press TV - An al-Qaeda-linked militant group has called on Christians in
a Syrian city it controls to pay a levy in gold and curb displays of
their faith in return for protection.
VIDEO: International female delegation to visit Gaza
Press TV - A delegation of more than 100 women is planning to visit the
Israeli blockaded Gaza Strip to meet Palestinian women in the coastal
enclave on International Women's Day. The members of the delegation come
from countries such as France, Belgium, the United States and Ireland.
Rome Is On The Verge Of Detroit-Style Bankruptcy
Zero Hedge - WSJ reports, is "teetering on the brink of a Detroit-style
Rome, the eternal city, which survived two millennia of abuse from
everyone may be preparing to lay its arms at the hands of unprecedented
corruption, capital mismanagement and lies.
Armed 'self-defense squads' partially withdraw from Simferopol airport
RT - A few dozen armed men identified by airport officials as
“self-defense squads” are leaving the Simferopol airport in Crimea,
following their overnight raid of the airport terminal and their patrol
of the grounds outside that followed.
12 Signs That Russia Is Ready To Fight A War Over Crimea
Economic Collapse - Russia will never, ever give up Crimea without a
fight. Anyone that thinks otherwise is just being delusional. The
Russian Black Sea fleet's main base at Sevastopol is far too
Fukushima clean-up system hit by new problem – TEPCO
RT - The radioactive water clean-up system at the stricken Fukushima
plant was hit by another issue as its alarm went off. The warning
alerted that one of the two clean-up pumps had stopped functioning.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
DARPA going to war with bootleg electronics
RT - The United States Department of Defense is asking engineers
to develop a nearly microscopic-sized component that could be
used to help identify and combat counterfeit or otherwise
suspect electronic parts.
Supreme Court Rules Police May Search A Home Without Obtaining A
RT reports that the US Supreme Court has ruled that police may
search a home without obtaining a warrant despite the objection
of one occupant if that occupant has been removed from the
First State Calls For Convention Limiting Federal Government
Off the Grid News - In a landmark move, Georgia’s House and
Senate have called for a constitutional convention to limit the
size and power of the federal government... Opponents believe it
could threaten the basic rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights
“It’s open-ended, and it’s dangerous,” State Sen. Steve Thompson
(D-Marietta) said, according to The Macon Telegraph. Thompson
voted no on the resolution.
Tennessee Bill To Nullify Some Federal Roadside Checkpoints
Tenth Amendment Center - Tennessee state Rep. Jimmy Matlock
introduced HB1652 back in January. The bill would bar
“voluntary” roadblocks designed to collect blood, saliva or DNA.
It passed a House subcommittee Tuesday. Sen. Mike Bell filed a
companion bill (SB1485) in the Senate. It passed on Jan 27
unanimously by a 37-0 vote.
Boston Athletic Association Implements TSA Style New Rules for
Participants in This Year’s Marathon
Daily Sheeple - The Boston Athletic Association would make the
TSA proud with their list of new rules and regulations for this
year’s marathon. They stop short of full body searches, but just
What to Say If Stopped By a Cop
Activist Post - Cops are legally allowed to lie to you when you
are stopped. Know what to do. You have rights, use them.
California Police Unveil Armored Surveillance Vehicle
Mikael Thalen - Police in Modesto, California unveiled a newly
acquired surveillance vehicle this week which will video and
audio record local residents throughout the city. The Armadillo,
a refurbished armored truck, is equipped with four high
definition cameras, four wide-angle lens cameras and advanced
audio recording capabilities.
Obamacare: Now Appearing On Your Restaurant Bill
Zero Hedge - That the bulk of Americans (especially those 4+
million whose insurance policies have recently been cancelled as
a result of the ACA) have to pay more for healthcare as a result
of Obamacare, is now largely accepted and well-known. But did
you know that the cost of Obamacare is slowly metastasizing to
other places? Such as your restaurant bill.
Fed Doesn't Have Authority to Regulate Bitcoin, Yellen Says
National Journal - The Federal Reserve Board doesn't have the
authority to regulate bitcoin, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said
Thursday.... Yellen was responding to questioning from Sen. Joe
Manchin, D-W.Va., who sent the Fed and other banking regulators
a letter on Wednesday calling on them to ban—or at least
curb—the decentralized, virtual currency's use in the United
Fed Offers Public $90,000 for Ideas on How to Reduce Its $9
Billion Annual Travel Expenses
AllGov - The General Services Administration says it’s willing
to pay $90,000 for solutions to bringing down Washington’s
annual travel cost of $9 billion. Anyone with ideas can go to a
new GSA website, Travel Data Challenge, which is operated by the
agency’s Office of Governmentwide Policy.
Houston police kick out veteran with service dog from restaurant
RT - A Houston, Texas, police officer allegedly kicked a US Army
and Navy veteran out of a local restaurant for bringing in a
service dog on the grounds that he wasn’t actually blind.
V.A. Doctor Says She was Fired for Refusing to Prescribe Higher
Doses of Narcotic Painkillers
AllGov - A physician working at the Department of Veterans’
Affairs(VA) hospital in Missouri claims she was fired for
refusing to prescribe higher doses of addictive painkillers to
California Farmers Demand Fracking Moratorium
EcoWatch - California farmers, grappling with a record drought
that’s parching their fields and livelihoods, call on Gov. Brown
(D-CA) to place a moratorium on the water-intensive extreme oil
and gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or
GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users' private photographs
RT - British and American surveillance agencies teamed up to
develop a system that collected millions of images from the
webcams of unsuspecting and innocent internet users, new leaked
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
USDA to Spend $3 Million to Save Honeybees
Natural Society - Just this week, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture pronounced it would spend $3 million to help the
nations honeybees in the Upper Midwest as an act to reverse the
damage to bees and colony collapse disorder – linked largely to
he abundant use of neonicotinoids and glyphosate.
Your March To-Do List, Zone by Zone
Organic Gardening - With as much snow as we've gotten here in
Pennsylvania this year, it's hard to believe that the first day
of spring is a mere 3 weeks away. Will it be melted enough to
plant peas on St. Patrick's Day? Guess I'll have to wait and
see. But until then, there are some things we can do to get
ready for spring.
Health benefits of coconut sugar
STEPin2 - One of the great things about coconut
sugar is that in addition to being sweet, it is also
a good source of vitamins and minerals, unlike table
sugar. It is a good source of minerals such as
calcium, zinc, iron, manganese, copper, potassium
and magnesium. It is also a good source of
10 Surprising Ways Apples Are Good for Your Health
Care2 - New research gives more reasons than ever to
plant apple trees and enjoy their delicious and
nutritious fruit. Here are ten surprising reasons to
sink your teeth into an apple today...
Magnesium consumption linked to lower risk of hip
(NaturalNews) A higher intake of magnesium may
reduce the risk of hip fractures, according to a
study conducted by researchers from the Norwegian
Institute of Public Health and published in the
Could polio or other vaccinations be behind the new
"polio-like" Illness outbreak in California?
(NaturalNews) According to reports, there are now
about 25 or more cases, and counting, of a new
"polio-like" outbreak in California children.
Disease control officials have yet to determine the
cause of the outbreak and they are looking for a new
virus. Perhaps one direction they should take a look
at is polio and other childhood vaccinations.
Insecticide Chemicals Found in Two-Thirds of
Americans and Homes Tested
AllGov - Furthermore, 99% of floor samples taken
from test homes and 65% of the study participants,
all in Northern California, had traces of
chlorpyrifos, a chemical banned for household use in
2001 because of the risks it poses to children’s
brain development. Chlorpyrifos are still allowed
for use on crops.
Azodicarbonamide yoga mat chemical confirmed in 500+
everyday foods and grocery items
(NaturalNews) Today, the Environmental Working Group
published a hard-hitting report providing yet more
evidence in support of exactly the point I've been
making. EWG researchers confirmed the presence of
azodicarbonamide, the "yoga mat chemical," in
hundreds of brand-name foods, including brands that
promote themselves as "healthy" or "natural." Food
brands found to contain the chemical include...
Hair colorants and the cancer connection - Protect
yourself with these natural alternatives
(NaturalNews) If you would like ditch standard hair
dyes, without having to sacrifice beautiful color,
Whole Living provides several alternatives. Using a
few key ingredients once a week, "[y]ou'll get
similar effects to using store-bought products, but
without the fragrances, dyes, or chemicals," states
Julie Gabriel, author of The Green Beauty Guide.
Thursday - February
2014 - Today In History:
1801 - The city of Washington, DC, was placed under
1827 - New Orleans held its first Mardi Gras
1883 - Oscar Hammerstein patented the first
1896 - The "Charlotte Observer" published a picture
of an X-ray photograph made by Dr. H.L. Smith. The
photograph showed a perfect picture of all the bones
of a hand and a bullet that Smith had placed between
the third and fourth fingers in the palm.
1922 - The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the 19th
Amendment that guaranteed women the right to vote.
1933 - The Reichstag, Germany's parliament building
in Berlin, was set afire. The Nazis accused
Communist for the fire.
1939 - The U.S. Supreme Court outlawed sit-down
1949 - Chaim Weizmann became the first Israeli
1951 - The 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
was ratified, limiting U.S. Presidents to two terms.
1972 - The Shanghai Communique was issued by U.S.
President Nixon and Chinese Premier Chou En-lai.
1973 - The American Indian Movement occupied Wounded
Knee in South Dakota.
1981 - Chrysler Corporation was granted an
additional $400 million in federal loan guarantees.
Chrysler had posted a loss of $1.7 billion in 1980.
1986 - The U.S. Senate approved the telecast of its
debates on a trial basis.
1990 - The Exxon Corporation and Exxon Shipping were
indicted on five criminal counts in reference to the
1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.
1991 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush announced
live on television that "Kuwait is liberated."
1997 - In Ireland, divorce became legal.
1998 - Britain's House of Lords agreed to give a
monarch's first-born daughter the same claim to the
throne as any first-born son. This was the end to
1,000 years of male preference.
1999 - Nigeria returned to civilian rule when Gen.
Olusegun Obasanjo became the country's first elected
president since August of 1983.
2002 - In Boston, twenty people working at Logan
International Airport were charged with lying to get
their jobs or security badges.
2010 - An 8.8 magnitude earthquake and tsunami
killed 524 people in Chile caused $30 billion in
damage and left over 200,000 homeless.
Maidan protesters announce line-up of Ukrainian Cabinet, propose
Yatsenyuk for PM
RT - Protesters in Kiev’s Maidan have announced a new government line-up
and asked parliament to approve the candidatures. The Supreme Rada is
expected to vote on the new cabinet members on Thursday.
Putin orders ‘combat readiness’ tests for western, central Russian
RT - Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an urgent military
drill to test the combat readiness of the armed forces across western
and central Russia. The drill included troops dealing with mock security
and terrorist threats.
Russian military drill may be lead-in to Crimea occupation and Ukraine
DEBKAfile - There is no way that President Vladimir Putin will
relinquish Russian control of the Crimean peninsula and its military
bases there - or more particularly the big Black Sea naval base at
Sevastopol. This military stronghold is the key to Russia’s Middle East
policy. If it is imperiled, so too are Russia’s military posture in
Syria and its strategic understandings with Iran.
Kerry Promises Ukraine $1 Billion Bailout (Detroit, Not So Much)
Zero Hedge - Having threatened Russia that "any military move would be a
grave mistake" and sounding awefully like a "line" to be crossed, US
Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters that the US is ready to
bail out Ukraine...
Additional Marines sent to guard U.S. Embassy in Ukraine
marinecorpstimes.com - Members of the Marine Corps’ new Security
Augmentation Unit have been dispatched to shore up security at the U.S.
Embassy in Ukraine, as the country is on the brink of a meltdown
following weeks of violent unrest after a growing protests over
agreements made between the former president and Russian leaders.
Obama OKs nuke deal with Vietnam
The Hill - President Obama signed off Monday on a controversial civilian
nuclear deal with Vietnam. The cooperation agreement with the communist
nation allows the U.S. to sell nuclear fuel and technology to its former
foe. It aims to help guarantee Vietnams' energy independence as China
asserts a more prominent role in the region.
Russian flag over Crimea's parliament as people barricaded inside
RT - Local ethnic Russian ‘self-defense squads’ have taken control of
and raised Russian flags over the buildings of the Crimean parliament
and government in the region’s capital, Simferopol.
Yanukovich says he's still president, asks Russia to ensure his safety
RT - Viktor Yanukovich still considers himself the legitimate leader of
Ukraine and warns against an internal military conflict, according to a
statement. He also asks Russia to ensure his safety against the actions
of “extremists” that took power in Ukraine.
Poles to stage massive protest at embassy in defense of traditional
(NaturalNews) According to The Ecologist, the Polish government is right
now trying to enforce oppressive new sanitary standards for food
production that make it near-impossible for local food producers to grow
and sell their goods in local shops and restaurants, which they have
done for many years without issue.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Obama Asks Court To Make NSA Database Even Bigger
Zero Hedge - The Obama administration has asked a special court
for approval to hold onto National Security Agency phone records
for a longer period–an unintended consequence of lawsuits
seeking to stop the phone-surveillance program.
Republicans recall Lois Lerner to testify on IRS targeting
Daily Caller - Republicans on Capitol Hill are not giving up on
getting testimony out of Lois Lerner, the disgraced IRS official
at the center of last year’s scandal over the agency’s targeting
of conservative groups for special review.
Supreme Court To Consider: Can Swat Teams Raid Gun Owners’
Off the Grid News - Does exercising your Second Amendment rights
mean that you automatically give up the Fourth Amendment
protections guaranteed by the Constitution? That is the exact
question one Texas man is asking the US Supreme Court to answer.
Pollster: Kiev-Style Revolt ‘Coming to America’
Paul Joseph Watson - Pollster and former presidential advisor
Pat Caddell warns that the rise of “soft oppression” and
corruption in the United States will facilitate a violent
Kiev-style uprising in the streets of America.
Officers Who Shot a Homeless Man 11 Times Over a Stolen Cup of
Coffee Won’t be Charged
From the Trenches - Saginaw, Michigan police officers who shot a
man 11 times, and fired a total of 47 bullets, have been given
the all clear by the U.S. Department of Justice.
For your hands only: Bond-style ‘smart gun’ controlled solely by
owner is now real
RT - Californians can now buy the first ever handgun that only
fires when operated by its owner – as wielded by Judge Dredd and
Here Is The FT’s Gold Price Manipulation Article That Was
Zero Hedge - Two days ago the FT released a clear, informative
and fact-based article, titled simply enough "Gold price rigging
fears put investors on alert" in which author Madison Marriage,
citing a report by the Fideres consultancy, revealed that global
gold prices may have been manipulated on 50 per cent of
occasions between January 2010 and December 2013.
Bitcoin advocates insist Mt. Gox collapse just a bump in the
road for digital currency
Reuters - The apparent collapse of Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange
Mt. Gox isn’t bothering Anthony Hope and others who have ditched
steady careers in government and finance to build bitcoin
companies – and who stand to lose money they have in Mt. Gox.
As bitcoin exchange MtGox collapses, man who predicted the crash
implores bitcoin holders to stop being suckered into a digital
(NaturalNews) The bitcoin infrastructure is subject to the whims
of just one person running MTGox who can arbitrarily decide to
shut it down whenever he thinks the market needs a "cooling
period." This is nearly equivalent to a financial dictatorship
where one person calls the shots.
Air Force Reservists Exposed to Agent Orange in Post-Vietnam
Activist Post - A new study shows higher exposure than
previously acknowledged. The Air Force and Department of
Veterans Affairs have previously denied benefits to these crew
35 million gallons of coal ash spilled into Dan River
RT - As much as 35 million gallons of coal ash and
arsenic-contaminated water spilled into North Carolina’s Dan
River due to a ruptured pipe at the Duke Energy power plant, a
team of researchers said Tuesday.
VIDEO: 13 workers test positive for radiation at New Mexico
nuclear waste site
Press TV - Thirteen workers at an underground nuclear waste site
in the US state of New Mexico were exposed to nuclear radiation
during a leak earlier this month, test results show.
Greenpeace co-founder tells US Senate Earth's geologic history
fundamentally contradicts CO2 climate fears
sott.net - Dr Patrick Moore was one of the co-founders of Green
NGO, Greenpeace, for several years Moore was chairman of
Greenpeace in Canada, until he became concerned at the political
direction Greenpeace was taking, and left the NGO.
Geoengineering could cause real global warming
(NaturalNews) Climate-change researchers at the University of
Washington (UW), in considering a range of mitigation scenarios,
say that the injection of sulfate particles into the earth's
atmosphere to reflect sunlight away from the planet's surface to
curb warming might pose a further threat if it is not maintained
indefinitely and additionally supported with strict restrictions
on greenhouse gas emissions.
Climategate: A Crime Against Humanity
What Really Happened - You are witness to one of the greatest
frauds perpetrated on the people of planet Earth, to trick them
out of their money and into obedience under the guise of the
fight against Human-Caused Global Warming (now rebranded "Human
Caused Climate Change" to explain away the icicles we were told
were not going to happen).
Wi-fi computer virus goes ‘airborne’ like common cold
RT - Researchers in Britain have shown for the first time how a
computer virus can spread through Wi-Fi “as efficiently as the
common cold spreads between humans.” The 'Chameleon’ Wi-Fi AP-AP
virus infiltrates dense networks and spreads at an alarming
California’s Smart Phone ‘Kill Switch’ Proposal Going
Steve Watson - Illinois lawmaker introduces identical
legislation. A lawmaker in Illinois has introduced a bill that
would mandate a ‘kill switch’ in all smart phones, potentially
allowing the authorities there to shut them down at will.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
31 Percent Of All Food In America Is Wasted – And Why That Is
About To End
Economic Collapse - Thanks to crippling drought in key growing
areas and other extremely bizarre weather patterns, a massive
food crisis is beginning to emerge all over the planet....
Approximately half of all produce grown in the United States
comes from the state of California, and right now California is
suffering through the worst stretch of drought on record. Food
prices are going to start soaring, and that is going to affect
the household budget of every family in America.
Cornucopia Institute files third legal complaint over alleged
violations at Horizon 'Organic' dairy factory farm
(NaturalNews) The nonprofit organic advocacy group the
Cornucopia Institute (CI) has filed its third legal complaint
with the National Organic Program (NOP) alleging serious
improprieties by Dean Foods, and specifically its WhiteWave
VIDEO: There Is No Free Lunch!
Liberty Crier - Why is it that some people think that if they
“need” something, they can simply steal from you?
Roundup Weedkiller Linked To Global Epidemic of
Fatal Kidney Disease
Green Med Info - The mystery of what is causing
thousands to die each year from a fatal kidney
disease may now be solved, with evidence pointing to
the world's most heavily used herbicide Roundup (glyphosate)
as the primary culprit.
Lone Star Tick Bites Cause a Surge in Anaphylactic
Reactions To Red Meat
Daily Sheeple - If you have been bitten and
experience ANY unexpected symptoms after eating red
meat go to the nearest emergency medical facility
immediately. Anaphylaxis is a killer without prompt
medical treatment. If you have an EpiPen in the
house, even if it’s not yours, use it at the first
sign of facial swelling, it will most likely save
7 dangers of artificial sweeteners
STEPin2 - Artificial sweeteners have been the
subject of controversy for years, ever since
saccharin, the first no calorie sweetener was
discovered. Researchers are finding new health
concerns with these no calorie sweeteners. Let’s
take a look at seven potential dangers of artificial
Top 4 ways to reduce muscle and joint pain
(NaturalNews) It seems that nearly everyone is
dealing with some sort of muscle or joint pain. We
often blame it on getting old, too much physical
work or exercise, or other phantom factors that we
obviously don't understand. Regardless of our notion
of how it happened, we all really want it to go
away. Here are some simple solutions to start.
Coming soon: Radiation-free cancer screening for
(NaturalNews) The standard protocol for assessing
the extent or development of cancer is through the
usage of imaging machines like PET and CT scans, but
such machines can expose the patient to loads of
excessive radiation. Now, according to new research,
scientists have developed a whole-body imaging
technique for children suspected of having cancer
that could eliminate the exposure risk altogether.
So you say you're a vegetarian? Have you
(NaturalNews) Here's the deal: if you've been eating
cheeses labeled as having no rBST hormones and the
like, don't think for one minute that this means
those farm-grazing cuties have been spared. Time to
become familiar with the word, "rennet."
Taco Recipe Will Have You Rethinking What A Taco Is
preventdisease.com - Now that my dad has gone mostly
plant based for health reasons, he occasionally
feels like he misses meat. So I decided to make this
for him for dinner, and let me tell you, it rocks.
It’s tacos, but minus the meat, and minus the shell.
Sound a bit weird? Trust me it works.
Wednesday - February
2014 - Today In History:
1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from the Island of
Elba. He then began his second conquest of France.
1863 - U.S. President Lincoln signed the National
1870 - In New York City, the first pneumatic-powered
subway line was opened to the public.
1907 - The U.S. Congress raised their own pay to
1919 - In Arizona, the Grand Canyon was established
as a National Park with an act of the U.S. Congress.
1929 - U.S. President Coolidge signed a bill
creating the Grand Teton National Park.
1933 - A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Crissy
Field for the Golden Gate Bridge.
1945 - In the U.S., a nationwide midnight curfew
went into effect.
1952 - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
announced that Britain had developed an atomic bomb.
1986 - Corazon Aquino was inaugurated president of
the Philippines. Long time President Ferdinand
Marcos went into exile.
1987 - The Tower Commission rebuked U.S. President
Reagan for failing to control his national security
staff in the wake of the Iran-Contra affair.
1987 - The U.S.S.R. conducted its first nuclear
weapons test after a 19-month moratorium period.
1991 - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein announced on
Baghdad Radio that Iraqi troops were being withdrawn
1993 - Six people were killed and more than a
thousand injured when a van exploded in the parking
garage beneath the World Trade Center in New York
City. The bomb had been built by Islamic extremists.
2001 - A U.N. tribunal convicted Bosnian Croat
political leader Dario Kordic and military commander
Mario Cerkez of war crimes. They had ordered the
systematic murder and persecution of Muslim
civilians during the Bosnian war.
2009 - Former Serbian president Milan Milutinovic
was acquitted by the International Criminal Tribunal
for the former Yugoslavia regarding war crimes
during the Kosovo War.
2009 - The Pentagon reversed its 18-year policy of
not allowing media to cover returning war dead. The
reversal allows some media coverage with family
Russian Troops Take Up Positions In Sevastopol As Ukraine Teeters On The
Brink Of Civil War
InvestmentWatch - Russian military vehicles have been photographed in
the main square of Sevastopol, and there are fears that Ukraine is about
to plunge into a very bloody civil war. The pro-Russian eastern half of
Ukraine is in a state of shock, and many living there are openly calling
on Russia to militarily intervene to protect them against the protest
groups that have seized power in Kiev.
Dr. Ironfist Rides Crest of State Department Spawned Euromaidan
Kurt Nimmo - Vitali Klitschko is a creature groomed by the U.S.
establishment. Earlier this month when Assistant Secretary of State for
European Affairs Victoria Nuland and Geoffrey Pyatt, the U.S. Ambassador
to Ukraine, were caught on tape discussing who should run Ukraine,
Nuland cast aspersions on former boxer Vitali Klitschko.
Ukrainians Demand 2nd Amendment in New Constitution
Paul Joseph Watson - EU-friendly government unlikely to grant actual
freedoms. The question of how much the Ukrainian revolution was a grass
roots effort versus being driven by external influences will be put to
the test by a demand from some Ukrainian citizens that a right to bear
arms be included in the country’s new constitution.
Can Washington overthrow three governments at the same time?
Blacklisted News - Washington, which failed in 2011 to bomb Libya and
Syria simultaneously, is now engaged in a new demonstration of its
strength: organizing regime change in three states at the same time, in
different regions of the world: Syria (CentCom), Ukraine (EuCom) and
Venezuelan diplomats given 48 hours to leave US in tit-for-tat move
RT - The US has given three Venezuelan diplomats 48 hours to leave the
embassy in Washington DC, a week after three American consular officials
were expelled from Venezuela on the order of President Maduro.
Russia condemns rumored Saudi plans to arm Syrian rebels with anti-air
RT - The Russian foreign ministry has expressed “deep concern” at
reports from anonymous sources that Saudi Arabia is planning to supply
Syrian rebels with anti-tank and anti-aircraft missile launchers to
“turn the tide” in the three-year conflict.
Bank of England and Federal Reserve Knew About – and Encouraged –
Massive Interest Rate Manipulation by Big Banks
Washington's Blog - We noted in 2012 that bot the Bank of England and
Federal Reserve knew about the Libor interest rate rigging scandal by
the big banks. Newly-released minutes of the meeting of the Fed’s Open
Market Committee confirm that the Fed knew about the Libor interest rate
Russian Troops Take Up Positions In Sevastopol As Ukraine Teeters On The
Brink Of Civil War
thetruthwins.com - Russian military vehicles have been photographed in
the main square of Sevastopol, and there are fears that Ukraine is about
to plunge into a very bloody civil war. The pro-Russian eastern half of
Ukraine is in a state of shock, and many living there are openly calling
on Russia to militarily intervene to protect them against the protest
groups that have seized power in Kiev.
Ukraine Vows to Protect Bank Deposits as Government Vote Delayed
Bloomberg - Ukraine is weighing measures to stem cash withdrawals after
as much as 7 percent of deposits were taken from banks during last
week’s bloody uprising, underscoring the need for action to fend off a
Activist Predicts Ukraine-Style Uprising in China
Paul Joseph Watson - Exiled Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng says that
Beijing should prepare for a Ukrainian-style uprising provoked by the
Communist country’s hardening crackdown on human rights.
New Reports: Possible Israeli Bombing On Lebanese-Syria Border
Activist Post - Reports are now being circulated by the Western media
outlets citing Lebanon’s National News Agency regarding an alleged
Israeli bombing of the Lebanese-Syrian border on Monday February 24,
U.S. News, Politics & Government
“Surrender Your Firearms,” Connecticut Tells Unregistered Gun
Kit Daniels - The State of Connecticut is now demanding that gun
owners across the state turn in all newly-banned, unregistered
firearms and magazines or face felony arrest.
Report: Cops Continued Beating Dead, Unarmed Suspect
Adan Salazar - The lawyer for a family whose patriarch died
after a one-sided confrontation with police says officers may
have continued beating the man even after he was already dead.
The attorney’s remarks come as outrageous new raw footage
documenting the last moments of the man’s life is released.
Honor Student Drives Dad's Car to School, Random Search Crushes
Scholarship Dreams and Results in Felony Charges
Daily Sheeple - In one of the most ridiculous examples of “zero
tolerance” yet, a high school honor student in Clarksville,
Tennessee has been so severely punished for a fishing knife
found in his father’s vehicle on school property that he may
lose his chance at a college scholarship.
New Senate Bill Proposes GE Labeling in California
ecowatch.com - The bill, if passed, would require GE food to be
labeled as genetically engineered, but food containing only some
GE ingredients could be labeled “Produced with Genetic
Engineering” or “Partially Produced with Genetic Engineering.”
The bill prohibits punishment for failure to label GE foods if
less than 1 percent of the ingredients in packaged food is
genetically engineered or if the producer didn’t know they were
using – or didn’t intend to use – GE foods.
IRS Warns: Obamacare Tax Must Be Paid with Tax Return
atr.org - President Obama’s Internal Revenue Service today
quietly released a series of Obamacare “Health Care Tax Tips”
warning Americans that they must obtain “qualifying” health
insurance – as defined by the federal government – or face a
“shared responsibility payment” when filing their tax returns in
The Collapse Of Bitcoin
Economic Collapse - Bitcoin is a virtual currency that has no
intrinsic value. The only thing giving bitcoin value is the
faith that people have in it, and now that faith has been
shattered. This week, the most prominent bitcoin exchange in the
entire world, Mt. Gox, totally collapsed.
Department of Veterans Affairs employees destroyed veterans’
medical records to cancel backlogged exam requests
Daily Caller - Employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs
(VA) destroyed veterans’ medical files in a systematic attempt
to eliminate backlogged veteran medical exam requests, a former
VA employee told The Daily Caller.
Fukushima's Radioactive Ocean Water Arrives At West Coast
LiveScience - Radiation from Japan's leaking Fukushima nuclear
power plant has reached waters offshore Canada, researchers said
today at the annual American Geophysical Union's Ocean Sciences
Meeting in Honolulu.
The Mainstream Finally Admits the Planet is Cooling
The Daily Sheeple - A study by the Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratory has concluded that the solar cycle and volcanic
activity both have a cooling effect on the planet.
Colorado First State to Clamp Down on Fracking Methane Pollution
Bloomberg - Colorado regulators approved groundbreaking controls
on emissions from oil and natural gas operations after an
unusual coalition of energy companies and environmentalists
agreed on measures to counter worsening smog.
Dad May Join Two Moms for Disease-Free Designer Babies
Bloomberg - A new technology aimed at eliminating genetic
disease in newborns would combine the DNA of three people,
instead of just two, to create a child, potentially redrawing
ethical lines for designer babies. The process works by
replacing potentially variant DNA in the unfertilized eggs of a
hopeful mother with disease-free genes from a donor.
Dragonfly: World's Smallest Autonomous Drone Takes Flight
Activist Post - The mimicking of nature heralds a new focus in
the development of drones. While DARPA and their contractors
have been working on true nano surveillance with biological
components, it is the modeling of insects that is currently
being released to the public.
Microsoft turns bosses into the NSA - Because companies want to
be Big Brother too
TechEye - For a while now there has been a hole in the market
for autocratic bosses who love to spy on their employees. After
all they have looked at the US government looked at how they can
check everything that their citizens do and said "I want some of
that". Now the friendly software maker Microsoft is allowing
such bosses to set up a NSA spy network in their own companies.
The Dark Side of Cloud Computing (w/Infographic)
Activist Post - The graphic examines the history of Cloud
storage, the outages, and other areas that highlight the darker
side of this method of storage which need to be considered in
our era of bigger and bigger Big Data.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
5 New Solutions For Growing Healthy Produce Indoors
Natural Blaze - The following inventions offer an exciting way
to have fresh produce year-round ... right in your own kitchen,
while also presenting a potential reduction in overall cost.
New USDA GM Crops Report Includes Surprise Criticisms
Sustainable Pulse - Despite this criticism the ERS report was as
expected mostly very supportive of GM Crops and also contained
some worrying information for US citizens including: Researchers
have thousands of tests underway in U.S. fields for new crops.
As of September 2013, about 7,800 releases have been approved
for genetically engineered (GE) corn, more than 2,200 for GE
soybeans, more than 1,100 for GE cotton, and about 900 for GE
Cutting Salt May Increase Your Risk of Fatal Heart
Green Med Info - February is the federally declared
“American Heart Month.” With that comes a barrage of
advice about how to prevent heart disease, including
putting down the salt shaker. But where is the
science supporting that recommendation?
The Longterm Health Impact of Toxic Food Packaging
Natural Blaze - Researchers are slowly, surely and
quietly admitting the cumulative effects of handling
food packaging and eating its contents over the
years. What are they, and what can you do? Without
having to wear a biohazard suit, of course.
Largest, Longest Study on Mammograms Again Finds No
Dr. Mercola - Over the course of the study, the
death rate from breast cancer was virtually
identical between those who received an annual
mammogram, and those who did not. 22 percent of
screen detected invasive breast cancers were also
over-diagnosed, leading to unnecessary treatment.
Beware of the “new and improved” type of mammogram
called 3D tomosynthesis, as it exposes you to even
HIGHER doses of radiation than a standard mammogram.
Massachusetts judge orders sick girl abused by
medical system to be taken from family
(NaturalNews) CBS Boston and others report that
15-year-old Justina Pelletier, who for months has
been wasting away in a mental facility upon orders
from Boston Children's Hospital (BCH), will now be
placed into foster care rather than go home with her
parents following an outrageous ruling by a Boston
'Dementia Village' offers natural alternative to
soul-crushing nursing homes
(NaturalNews) A small village in the Netherlands
just outside of Amsterdam provides a home for people
with dementia, a place that doesn't confine them to
a small area or force them to live in sterile
hospital conditions. Residents need fewer
medications and are able to live in comfortable
apartments tailored to their individual style.
Studies show many health benefits from eating
(NaturalNews) Although the human body is made up of
10 times as many bacteria as human cells, mainstream
medicine and an unsuspecting public continue to kill
off the bacteria that make up their body
indiscriminately through the use of antibiotics and
Red clover improves blood flow, bone density and
alleviates menopause symptoms
(NaturalNews) They are a great source of important
nutrients such as magnesium, calcium, potassium,
niacin, thiamine and vitamin C. They are also
considered to be a reasonably high source of
isoflavones, providing very beneficial
phytoestrogens that tend to mimic women's estrogens
by helping to minimize the unpleasant effects caused
by menstruation and most importantly menopause.
Hyperthyroidism: The Growing Epidemic that Can Make
Your Cat Extra Hungry
Dr. Becker - Hyperthyroidism is epidemic in older
cats. Over 10 percent of kitties 10 years and older
have the disease. And a recent study points to a
likely contributing factor: the concentration of
iodine in commercial cat food.
Tuesday - February
2014 - Today In History:
1793 - The department heads of the U.S. government
met with U.S. President Washington for the first
Cabinet meeting on U.S. record.
1836 - Samuel Colt received a patent for a
1901 - The United States Steel Corp. was
incorporated by J.P. Morgan.
1913 - The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
was ratified. It authorized a graduated income tax.
1919 - The state of Oregon became the first state to
place a tax on gasoline. The tax was 1 cent per
1928 - The Federal Radio Commission issued the first
U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins
Laboratories in Washington, DC.
1933 - The aircraft carrier Ranger was launched. It
was the first ship in the U.S. Navy to be designed
and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier.
1948 - Communists seized power in Czechoslovakia.
1956 - Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized
the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist
Party congress in Moscow.
1972 - Germany gave a $5 million ransom to Arab
terrorist who had hijacked a jumbo jet.
1986 - Filippino President Ferdinand E. Marcos fled
the Philippines after 20 years of rule after a
1999 - William King was sentenced to death for the
racial murder of James Byrd Jr in Jasper, TX. Two
other men charged were later convicted for their
1999 - In Moscow, China's Prime Minister Zhu Rongji
and Russia's President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade
and other issues.
2000 - In Albany, NY, a jury acquitted 4 NYC police
officers of 2nd-degree murder and lesser charges in
the Feb. 1999 shooting death of Amadou Diallo.
2005 - Dennis Rader was arrested for the BTK serial
killings in Wichita, KS. He later pleaded guilty and
was sentenced to 10 life prison terms.
What Is Happening In Ukraine Is Far More Important Than Most People
Economic Collapse - What the people of Ukraine are being put through is
absolutely horrible. They are caught in the middle of a massive tug of
war between the East and the West, and they are paying a great price for
it. Ultimately, Ukraine will end up either being dominated by Russia (a
bad outcome) or by the EU and the United States (another bad outcome).
Fake Photos Used to Vilify Venezuela
Latin American Bureau - Dozens of images are circulating at this moment
on social networks and in the media in different countries, as a way of
alleging that there is a 'cruel repression' by the security forces of
Venezuela against opposition demonstrations. Alba Ciudad has compiled
some of these images in order to challenge this campaign of lies against
Venezuela death toll rises to 13 as protests flare
Reuters - The demonstrations are the biggest challenge to President
Nicolas Maduro's 10-month-old government, though there is no sign they
could topple him or affect the OPEC member's oil shipments. Venezuela is
Latin America's biggest exporter of crude oil and has the world's
largest petroleum reserves.
Ron Paul: Leave Ukraine alone!
RT - Last week Ukraine saw its worst violence since the break-up of the
Soviet Union over 20 years ago. Protesters occupying the main square in
the capitol city, Kiev, clashed with police leaving many protesters and
police dead and many more wounded. It is an ongoing tragedy and it looks
like there is no end in sight.
In Ukraine uprising political groups once on the fringes are in the
The Independent - Independence Square was a victorious arena; the hated
enemy had been overthrown, his security forces driven from the streets;
the capital and half the country belonged to the revolution. The other
half, however, remains loyal to Viktor Yanukovych and the reckoning
which will unfold in the coming days is likely to show the alarming rise
in the power of paramilitaries.
Ukraine uprising: EU aims to woo new leadership with aid deal
The Independent - The European Union moved swiftly Sunday with offers of
financial support to shore up its ties with the emerging government in
Ukraine, but diplomats were keeping a wary eye on Moscow, which has
fought hard to maintain its hold over the former Soviet state.
Egypt's military-backed government resigns
Al Jazeera - Egypt's interim prime minister announced Monday the
resignation of his cabinet, a surprise move that could be designed in
part to pave the way for the nation's military chief to leave his
defense minister's post to run for president.
US training Japanese forces to 'invade, retake island': Report
Press TV - In an indirect forewarning to China, the United States is
training Japanese troops during an annual training exercise to “invade
and retake an island captured by hostile forces.”
foreign minister makes rare visit to Iraq
StratRisks - Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has held talks in Baghdad
on issues ranging from trade to arming Iraq’s hard-pressed security
forces. It is the first such visit in over a decade.
Brazil presses EU for progress on undersea cable to circumvent US spying
RT - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pressed the EU to progress with
plans to install an undersea communications cable directly to Europe on
Monday. Rousseff is seeking to bypass the US following reports that the
NSA has been spying on top officials.
Mexican drug lord moves to block US extradition
Yahoo News - Mexico's powerful drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
sought Monday to prevent any extradition bid by the United States, where
he faces charges for smuggling massive amounts of cocaine.
GM crops: European scientists descend on Africa to promote biotech
The Guardian - Africa is expected to be the next target of GM food
companies, as European scientists and policymakers travel to Ethiopia to
boost the prospect of growing more of the controversial crops on the
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Secret U.S. Government Watchlist Forces Company to Place Hold on
Paul Joseph Watson - A secret U.S. government watchlist is
forcing companies to place orders on hold, according to an
Australian named David Jones, whose name was flagged up as
suspicious when he tried to purchase computer parts.
Virginia counter-terror training by anti-Muslim activist sparks
The Guardian - A former FBI agent who believes that the Muslim
Brotherhood has infiltrated the US government and that John
Brennan, the director of the CIA, is a secret follower of Islam
is poised to begin three days of counter-terrorism training with
law enforcers in northern Virginia.
'Swatting' goes suburban, causing risky police standoffs
policeone.com - 'Swatting,' or making false 911 calls that
trigger heavy response by police, is a growing concern and is
becoming more common in other areas outside of Los Angeles, a
popular target of prank SWAT calls.
Bill to punish gun-seizing cops gets full senate support
kboi2.com - A bill to punish law enforcement officers who obey a
hypothetical federal mandate to seize the firearms of Idaho
citizens found no opposition on the Senate floor. Lawmakers
voted 34-0 in favor of the bill Wednesday, clearing its path to
Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Second Amendment Cases
Kurt Nimmo - Three cases involving Second Amendment issues were
turned away from the Supreme Court on Monday. The cases
concerned the right of Americans to carry firearms outside their
homes for self-defense.
Piers Morgan Admits Gun Control Advocacy Led to Show Being Axed
Paul Joseph Watson - Decision sends clear message that Americans
are rejecting networks acting as state media mouthpieces.
Obama Seizes Control of Late Night TV
Paul Joseph Watson - The recent replacement of Jay Leno with
Obama cheerleader Jimmy Fallon is part of a White House coup
d’état to take control of late night television. With more and
more young Americans deserting news networks and getting their
information and opinions from late night comedy/discussion
shows, the establishment is moving into using the entertainment
industry as its primary conduit for state propaganda.
Gates Foundation Launches Giant Database on School Children
truthrevolt.org - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gave
$100 million to fund a giant database to collect private
information of American school children starting in early
education and extending all the way through high school.
South Carolina City Implements Law Requiring $120 Permit To Feed
Zero Hedge - One impacted charity that was interviewed by
theFree Times, Food Not Bombs, has been serving food to the
homeless in Finlay Park every Sunday for 12 years. The group’s
organizer, Judith Turnipseed, noted that the group has an
impeccable track record and always tidies up after the meal. But
with the new crackdown, Food Not Bombs will have to pay at least
$120 per week for the right to feed the homeless.
Another "Successful Banker" Found Dead
Zero Hedge - The dismal trail of dead bankers continues. As The
Journal Star reports, a successful Lincoln businessman and
member of a prominent local family died last week. Former
National Bank of Commerce CEO James Stuart Jr. was found dead in
Scottsdale, Ariz., the morning of Feb. 19.
Corporations Received 22,000% Return on Investment from Lobbying
Breitbart - In "Boomtown," a blockbuster one-hour investigative
special that aired Friday on Fox News' "Hannity," Peter
Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute
(GAI), and Steve Bannon, Breitbart News' Executive Chairman,
revealed a study discovered that for every dollar corporations
spent on lobbying in 2004, they received $220 in return.
House Prepares to Pass "Taxpayer Bill of Rights"
Forbes - The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday
on a pair of bills which could accurately be called a kind of
“Taxpayer Bill of Rights.”
Proposal to Tax E-Cigarettes at 95% Will Hurt Washington State
atr.org - A bill before the Washington state Senate would
redefine "vapor products" like e-cigarettes as "tobacco
substitutes" and "tobacco products," subjecting them to a 95
percent state tax. Supporters of the bill have suggested this
will generate more than $40 million annually for the state.
More radiation detected near New Mexico nuke site
(AP) - More airborne radiation has been detected in southeastern
New Mexico from a leak at the nation's first underground nuclear
waste dump. The U.S. Department of Energy said Monday the
results are from samples collected last week at numerous air
monitoring stations at and around the Waste Isolation Pilot
Plant near Carlsbad.
How Small Reactor Fires Could Result in U.S. Nuclear Disasters
Worse Than Fukushima
Global Research - The Nuclear Information Resource and Service
and dozens of other organizations on Tuesday uncovered an
unpublished study by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
that suggests that even a small nuclear reactor pool fire could
render up to 9,400 square miles uninhabitable, displacing more
than 4 million Americans.
Oil Spill Shuts New Orleans Port & Mississippi River
Zero Hedge - A 65-mile stretch of the Mississippi near New
Orleans remained closed Monday after two vessels collided and
caused an oil spill on Saturday in foggy conditions about 30
miles west of New Orleans.
Western spy agencies build ‘cyber magicians’ to manipulate
RT - Secret units within the 'Five Eyes" global spying network
engage in covert online operations that aim to invade, deceive,
and control online communities and individuals through the
spread of false information and use of ingenious social-science
Cyber-Security Experts Ask If Apple “Flaw” Was Really NSA
Steve Watson - Following an admission by Apple that a “bug” in
its operating system had left devices open to potential hacking,
experts are questioning whether the security hole was
intentional, in order to allow the NSA backdoor access as part
of its mass spying program.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Livestock Vaccines OK for USDA Organic Production
Farm Wars - At present, the National List identifies all
vaccines, as a group, as synthetic substances allowed for use in
organic livestock production. Vaccines are not individually
listed on the National List, but rather are included on as a
group of synthetic substances termed “Biologics Vaccines,” that
may be used in organic livestock production.
Feds Withhold Water To California Farmers For First Time In 54
Daily Sheeple - Federal officials announced Friday that many
California farmers caught in the state’s drought can expect to
receive no irrigation water this year from a vast system of
rivers, canals and reservoirs interlacing the state.
Court Rules Off-The-Grid Living Is Illegal
Off The Grid News - Living off the grid is illegal in Cape
Coral, Florida, according to a court ruling Thursday. Special
Magistrate Harold S. Eskin ruled that the city’s codes allow
Robin Speronis to live without utility power but she is still
required to hook her home to the city’s water system. Her
alternative source of power must be approved by the city, Eskin
Melatonin could help prevent growth of breast cancer
(NaturalNews) New research from Henry Ford Hospital
in Detroit suggests that breast cancer rates may be
increasing due to lack of melatonin production in
today's sleep deprived, light stimulated generation.
Fennel can help neutralize cancer and encourage
(NaturalNews) Fennel has been widely used to assist
the bodily functions of the kidneys, spleen, liver,
lungs and digestive system.
Apple Pie Smoothie Recipe
preventdisease.com - This apple smoothie gives you
the best of both worlds, high on vitamins,
antioxidants and great taste.
10 Reasons to Ignore Mainstream Medicine’s
“Conventional Wisdom” on Salt
Natural Society - Do you still think salt
consumption causes high blood pressure and heart
attacks? The taboo on salt has been challenged -
here is the truth about salt.
Brazil Nuts and Milk Found to Promote Better Sleep
Natural Society - The study looked at the health and
sleep habits of more than 4,500 American adults. The
researchers determined the selenium and potassium in
Brazil nuts, along with the calcium in a glass of
milk, could be just what the naturopath ordered.
Monday - February
2014 - Today In History:
1803 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled itself to be the
final interpreter of all constitutional issues.
1857 - The first shipment of perforated postage
stamps was received by the U.S. Government.
1863 - Arizona was organized as a territory.
1866 - In Washington, DC, an American flag made
entirely of American bunting was displayed for the
1868 - The first parade to use floats occurred in
New Orleans at Mardi Gras.
1868 - The U.S. House of Representatives impeached
President Andrew Johnson due to his attempt to
dismiss Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. The U.S.
Senate later acquitted Johnson.
1903 - In Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, an area was leased
to the U.S. for a naval base.
1942 - The U.S. Government stopped shipments of all
12-gauge shotguns for sporting use for the wartime
1942 - The Voice of America (VOA) aired for the
1945 - During World War II, the Philippine capital
of Manilla, was liberated by U.S. soldiers.
1981 - Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of
Britain's Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.
1983 - The Dow Jones industrial average closed above
the 1100 mark for the first time.
1983 - A U.S. congressional commission released a
report that condemned the internment of
Japanese-Americans during World War II.
1989 - Iran’s Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini sentenced
Salman Rushdie to death for his novel "The Satanic
Verses". A bounty of one to three-million-dollars
was also put on Rushidie's head.
1989 - A United Airlines 747 jet rips open in flight
killing 9 people. The flight was from Honolulu to
1997 - The U.S. The Food and Drug Administration
named six brands of birth control as safe and
effective "morning-after" pills for preventing
1997 - Dick Enberg received a star on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame.
2006 - South Dakota lawmakers approved a ban on
nearly all abortions.
2007 - The Virginia General Assembly passed a
resolution expressing "profound regret" for the
state's role in slavery.
2008 - Cuba's parliament named Raul Castro
president. His brother Fidel had ruled for nearly 50
‘I’m not leaving’: Yanukovich accuses opposition of coup d’etat, calls
on EU to fulfill obligations
RT February 22, 2014 - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has called
the latest developments in the country a coup d’etat, denying
speculations of his resignation. He also accused international mediators
of not fulfilling their obligations. Follow RT's Live Updates.
Ukrainian parliament appoints speaker as acting president
RT February 23, 2014 - The opposition-controlled Ukrainian parliament
has voted to appoint its freshly-elected Speaker Aleksandr Turchinov as
acting president. MPs supporting the move arguing that President
Yanukovich has de facto resigned his office.
Yanukovich wanted over mass killings in Ukraine, whereabouts unknown
RT February 24, 2014 - The new Ukrainian authorities have put missing
President Yanukovich on the wanted list on suspicion of involvement in
mass killings during the riots in Kiev. He was reportedly last seen at
his residence in Crimea.
Domino Effect: Ukraine Neighbor Belarus May Be Next
Kurt Nimmo - Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko Sunday made a
point of stating that the Maidan revolution that has transformed Ukraine
will not be a factor in Belarus.
EU Offers Conditional “Aid” For Ukraine’s “Catastrophic, Pre-Default”
Zero Hedge - "There is no money in Ukraine's Treasury account,"
exclaimed 'Interim President' Oleksandr Turchynov to the Ukrainian
parliament; adding that the Ukraine economy is in a "catastrophic
Tymoshenko Promises to Deliver Ukraine to the Globalists
Kurt Nimmo - Plan to loot and further impoverish nation may now
commence. On Saturday, oligarch, embezzler, murder suspect and former
prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, released from a clinical hospital in
the eastern industrial city of Kharkiv, told the Euromaidan
revolutionaries in Kyviv’s Independence Square to stay the course.
Ambassador Rice Warns Moscow Not to Intervene in Ukraine
Kurt Nimmo - Obama’s UN ambassador said US will work with EU and IMF to
“restructure” Ukraine’s debt. Obama’s ambassador to the United Nations,
Susan Rice, has warned Russia not to send troops to Ukraine to protect
its assets in the country, including a naval base at Sevastopol on the
Venezuela revokes CNN journalists’ press credentials for ‘war
RT - Venezuela has revoked or denied press credentials for seven CNN
journalists working in the country for what President Nicolas Maduro
called “war propaganda” amid coverage of anti-government protests.
VIDEO: Venezuelan rival groups hold fresh rallies
Press TV - Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the
streets in another day of rallies to show their support or opposition to
the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Kerry's laughable remarks in Beijing
RT - US Secretary of State John Kerry delivered remarks both laughable
and frightening after meeting with Chinese officials in Beijing on
Friday. Regarding China's maritime territory disputes with its Asian
neighbors, Kerry asked that China implement “a calmer, more rule-of-law
based, less confrontational regime.”
US investigates illegal military equipment shipments from Israel to Iran
The Telegraph - US Homeland Security says Israeli arms dealers have been
sending spare military jet parts to Iran in breach of sanctions.
Brazil will use robots to police the 2014 World Cup
Daily Caller - The Brazilian government has agreed to pay $7.2 million
to Massachusetts-based iRobot for 30 of its PackBot robots, according to
a Robohub report. The robots will be programmed to analyze
suspicious-looking objects in 12 cities hosting World Cup match-ups
across Brazil beginning in June.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Michigan Democrat Rep. Gary Peters threatens TV station licenses
over Obamacare ad
Washington Examiner - While Julie Boonstra of Dexter, Mich.,
struggles to survive leukemia, she now also has to cope with
being called a liar by the Democrat who wants to be her next
senator. And the campaign of Rep. Gary Peters is also going
after television stations airing ads in which her story is
featured, threatening their licenses.
The Routine Use of Fake Images and Video Footage by the Western
Global Research - This process of manipulating the truth and
presenting fake images is nothing new. When it is discovered,
CNN or the BBC will invariably apologize for having used the
“wrong image”, from the “wrong country” from its extensive
archives. The February anti-government riots in Venezuela were
“documented” by numerous fake images.
Freedom to discriminate? Controversial Arizona bill takes step
toward becoming law
RT - The Arizona state Senate approved legislation Wednesday
permitting businesses in the state to refuse service to
potential customers based on an owner’s religious beliefs,
infuriating equal rights advocates who claim the bill legalizes
YouTube: NY State Senator Proposes Bill Requiring Government
Mandated Parenting Classes
The State mandated parental reeducation camps classes, proposed
by Democrat Senator Ruben Diaz, would be prerequisite to your
child advancing to the next grade. Under the bill, employers
would also be required to provide a paid day of leave in order
for parents to attend the government instruction.
Liberal Politicians Launched the Idea of “Free Trade Agreements”
In the 1960s to Strip Nations of Sovereignty and Hand Power Over
to Global Corporations
Washington’s Blog - Liberals might assume that it is Republicans
who are cheerleaders for global corporations at the expense of
government. But, as shown below, liberal politicians have been
just as bad … or worse.
Universities in FCC Newsroom Probe Have Close Ties to Soros, Got
$1.8M in Funding
CNS News - The FCC may have suspended its invasion into American
newsrooms, but the controversial "Critical Information Needs"
study also has George Soros' fingerprints all over it.
FCC suspends controversial media study
Washington Examiner - Facing growing criticism over a plan to
question journalists in newsrooms around the country to assess
whether those journalists are meeting government-defined
"critical needs," the FCC on Friday announced that it is
suspending a pilot program until the entire project can be
redesigned. The pilot study was to have taken place in Columbia,
S.C., in the district of powerful Democratic Rep. James Clyburn,
whose daughter Mignon Clyburn is an FCC commissioner and an
advocate of the project.
Irresponsible lawmakers cause citizen revolt
gopusa.com - Reality is of little interest to Connecticut
politicians when they're intent on making a statement. They
thought that they could compel everyone to think as they do
about gun control by threatening those who disagree with a
felony. It didn't work. Faced with 300,000 potential offenders,
officials must decide whether to ignore the new law, or enforce
it by sending SWAT teams to raid the homes of anyone suspected
of owning the most popular rifle in America, the AR-15.
Gun production in US sets new record with 30 percent increase
RT - Gun makers in the United States produced a record number of
weapons in 2012, as new government data suggests Democratic
presidents may actually be a boon to firearms manufacturers.
FAA risks losing drone war
Politico - Thanks to falling prices, spotty enforcement and the
fact that it’s almost impossible to spot the devices being used,
the FAA is often powerless to halt the growing drone swarm.
10 Stories From The Cold, Hard Streets Of America That Will
Break Your Heart
Economic Collapse - If the economy is really "getting better",
then why have millions upon millions of formerly middle class
Americans been pushed to the point of utter despair?
WH: 'We Don't Want Deficit Reduction to Come at Expense of
CNS News - So much for deficit reduction. President Obama's
Fiscal Year 2015 budget, due out in March, will focus on
"investments" for "a stronger future," Obama's top economic
adviser said on Thursday. Savings will be "directed towards the
Despite Obama Promise, Stimulus Funds Blown on Beltway Dog Parks
atr.org - The White House hasn’t said much this week to
celebrate the five year anniversary of the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act, and it is no wonder. While some projects
weren’t exactly “shovel ready,” two dog parks in tony DC
neighborhoods were deemed pooper-scooper ready, a violation of
President Obama’s promise in March 2009 to do “everything in our
power” to prevent stimulus money from going to dog parks.
Pat Tillman 2.0: Tale of Sgt. Peralta’s ‘Iraq War Heroism’ in
Fallujah Was Total Fiction
21st Century Wire - He was the Hispanic-American face of the
Iraq War. His death was tragedy for his colleagues, friends and
family. US Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta was killed during the
Battle of Fallujah in 2004, from a bullet to the head. This is a
fact, but what was added on top of this story… has now been
exposed as a total fiction.
Swat Team Search Leaves Lakewood Landlord With Hefty Repair Bill
king5.com - One look at Dan Neary’s property and you know
something’s not right. The garage door is off its hinges, all
the windows are broken and the back gate is lying on its side.
For this Army veteran, it’s like a flashback to his time at war.
“This is kind of like an assault I would do in Afghanistan or
Iraq,” said Neary.
American military banned from purchasing flags made in China
RT - Any American flag purchased by the US Defense Department
from now on will be legally required to have been made in the
EPA Wood-Stove Proposal Prompts Rural Backlash
Newsmax.com - A federal proposal to clean up the smoke wafting
from wood-burning stoves has sparked a backlash from some rural
residents, lawmakers and manufacturers who fear it could close
the damper on one of the oldest ways of warming homes on cold
winter days. Proposed regulations from the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency would significantly reduce the amount of
particle pollution allowed from the smokestacks of new
residential wood-powered heaters.
Florida nuclear plant may be in trouble
Tampa Bay Times - More than 3,700 tubes that help cool a nuclear
reactor at Florida Power & Light's St. Lucie facility exhibit
wear. Most other similar plants have between zero and a few
hundred. Worst case: A tube bursts and spews radioactive fluid.
That's what happened at the San Onofre plant in California two
years ago. The plant shut down forever because it would have
cost too much to fix.
Major US Utility: “No Rational Basis” for Smart Meters
takebackyourpower.net - In a written submittal filed with the
Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, Northeast
Utilities was highly critical of a proposed state plan that
would require utilization of “advanced metering” or smart meters
within the state of Massachusetts as part of an electrical grid
Exxon CEO: Don't frack in my backyard
The CEO of ExxonMobil – the top producer of natural gas in the
US – has joined a lawsuit that challenges the construction of a
water tower connected to hydraulic fracturing operations near
his Texas home, given that it may reduce the property value.
VIDEO: Look At What The Government Could Do With Your Cell Phone
Liberty Crier - As long as it is turned on, your mobile phone
registers its position with cell towers every few minutes,
whether the phone is being used or not.
Will This Watch-Controlled Smart Pistol Really Make Owning a Gun
gizmodo.com - Last week, a gun shop in California introduced a
new addition to its stock: A .22-caliber pistol that only works
when the user is wearing the accompanying RFID-enabled watch.
It's being heralded as the "iPhone of guns."
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Watch Out For “Agent Orange” Drift
Natural Blaze - If the USDA approves a new type of genetically
modified corn, then the herbicide “2,4-D” – half of the chemical
concoction found in Agent Orange – will shower US farms far and
wide.... Because of its ability to drift, 2,4-D is 400 times
more likely than Round-Up to cause damage to crops it wasn’t
Roundup Weedkiller Found In 75% of Air and Rain Samples, Gov.
Green Med Info - The GM farming system has made exposure to
Roundup herbicide a daily fact of our existence, and according
to the latest US Geological Survey study its probably in the air
you are breathing...
Turmeric's Heart-Saving Properties Confirmed In New
Green Med Info - A remarkable new study published in
the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry reveals the
immense value of the ancient spice
turmeric in the treatment of type 2 diabetes,
and the reversal of pathological states linked to
its most deadly complication: atherosclerotic heart
Herbal Extract Combination Reduces Osteoarthritis
Green Med Info - French hospital researchers have
confirmed that a combination of herbs together with
bromelain from pineapples can significantly reduce
joint pain from osteoarthritis. The researchers gave
a combination of two herbal extracts - Devil's claw
(Harpagophytum procumbens) and Turmeric (Curcuma
longa) – and bromelain – a enzyme complex from
pineapples – to 42 patients with osteoarthritis.
Intravenous Vitamin C - A Cancer Killer The FDA
Prevent Disease - No matter how high the
concentration, vitamin C does not harm healthy
cells. Yet, through an array of enzymatic and
metabolic reactions, vitamin C has an impressive
ability to protect and treat and wide range of
diseases, including cancer. When something is this
effective at treating disease, the FDA will stop at
nothing to prevent public access.
How Avocado Can Help with Weight Management
Dr. Mercola - Avocados are rich in monounsaturated
fat that is easily burned for energy. They also
provide close to 20 essential health-boosting
nutrients, including potassium, vitamin E,
B-vitamins, and folic acid, and enable your body to
more efficiently absorb fat-soluble nutrients in
Study: Nearly Half Of Water Taps May Contain
Bacteria That Causes Legionnaires’ Disease
(CBS) – The data is scary: Nearly half of water
faucets sampled across the United States tested
positive for the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’
12 potentially life-threatening errors you're making
in food preparedness and survival strategies
(NaturalNews) (NaturalNews) Although armed with good
intentions, most preppers and survivalists are
making critical errors -- perhaps fatal errors -- in
their food preparedness strategies.
Antidepressant Paxil, commonly precribed for
depressed cancer patients, increases risk of breast
(NaturalNews) New research suggests that one of the
more popular antidepressants, Paxil, may actually
contribute to the growth of cancerous tumors in
Top seven ways Big Food tricks you into eating
(NaturalNews) Most people know that fast food,
processed sugars, artificial sweeteners and vaccines
(injections containing MSG [monosodium glutamate],
aluminum, mercury and formaldehyde) cause cancer and
Alzheimer's disease, but many people overlook
questionable products that haven't been in the
newspapers, on TV doctor shows or in their favorite
5 reasons your digestive system isn't working
(NaturalNews) It seems nearly everyone has digestive
issues these days. Crohn's, IBS, colitis, celiac,
and dozens of other digestive disorders have made an
industry out of sugar free, gluten free, and dairy
free products. So why is it that those with
digestive issues can't often fully fix them and have
to follow a very strict diet or suffer the painful
California doctors refuse to perform back surgery on
man with Obamacare coverage
A new case from California involves a mechanic who
is being denied much needed back surgery. Hardly
able to walk, due to the pain, the man has been
searching for a surgeon who can accept him under his
new affordable care plan. But the insurance coverage
that he switched to under Obamacare is denying him
back surgery because he is "out of network."
Friday - February
2014 - Today In History:
1848 - The Communist Manifesto was published by Karl
Marx and Friedrich Engels.
1858 - The first electric burglar alarm was
installed in Boston, MA.
1878 - The first telephone directories issued in the
U.S. were distributed to residents in New Haven, CT.
It was a single page of only fifty names.
1916 - During World War I, the Battle of Verdun
began in France. The battle ended on December 18,
1916 with a French victory over Germany.
1925 - The first issue of "The New Yorker" was
1947 - Edwin Land demonstrated the Polaroid Land
Camera to the Optical Society of America in New York
City. It was the first camera to take, develop and
print a picture on photo paper all in about 60
seconds. The photos were black and white. The camera
went on sale the following year.
1965 - Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City
at the age of 39 by assassins identified as Black
1973 - Israeli fighter planes shot down a Libyan
Airlines jet over the Sinai Desert. More than 100
people were killed.
1975 - Former U.S. Attorney General John N. Mitchell
and former White House aides H.R. Haldeman and John
D. Ehrlichman were sentenced to 2 1/2 to 8 years in
prison for their roles in the Watergate cover-up.
1988 - In Baton Rouge, LA, TV evangelist Jimmy
Swaggart confessed to his congregation that he was
guilty of an unspecified sin. He announced that he
was leaving the pulpit temporarily. Swaggart had
been linked to an admitted prostitute.
1989 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush called
Ayatollah Khomeini's death warrant against "Satanic
Verses" author Salman Rushdie "deeply offensive to
the norms of civilized behavior."
1999 - India's Prime Minister Atal Bihair Vajpayee
concluded two days of meeting with Pakistan's Prime
Minister Mohammad Nowaz Sharif.
2011 - Deep cracks opened in Moammar Gadhafi's
regime, with Libyan government officials at home and
abroad resigning, air force pilots defecting and a
major government building ablaze after clashes in
the capital of Tripoli.
Ukrainian parliament passes resolution to pull back troops from Kiev
RT - Amid a new spate of violence and bloodshed on Thursday, Ukrainian
parliament voted to halt counter-terrorism operations in the country and
pull back law enforcement from central Kiev. The resolution, though,
would not be signed until Friday.
100 Dead in Ukraine as US and EU Move to Impose Sanctions
Kurt Nimmo - Senators John McCain and Chris Murphy are working with
other members of Congress to get the United States more deeply involved
in the internal affairs of Ukraine.
Exposed: Ukrainian ‘Protesters’ Backed by Kony 2012-Style Scam
Paul Joseph Watson - As they seize weapons, take over government
buildings and fire on media outlets, the US-backed Ukrainian protesters
are being afforded legitimacy with the aid of a Kony 2012-style viral
video which triumphs the grass roots nature of the demonstrations yet is
linked to shadowy NGOs that have been directly involved in staging phony
‘color revolutions’ in the past.
Is Ukraine Drifting Toward Civil War And Great Power Confrontation?
Paul Craig Roberts - People ask for solutions, but no solutions are
possible in a disinformed world. Populations almost everywhere are
dissatisfied, but few have any comprehension of the real situation.
Before there can be solutions, people must know the truth about the
problems. For those few inclined to be messengers, it is largely a
Pharmaceutical Drug Trial Industry in Kenya
Natural Blaze - African continent countries are becoming “hot” drug
trial markets for Phase I, II, and III drug trials, especially Kenya and
South Africa. However, there are grave concerns about the safety,
effective regulations, and ethical standards of trials conducted by
international pharmaceutical companies.
Venezuela's President Maduro accuses Obama of fanning violence
RT - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused President Obama of
promoting ongoing protests in the country, and of backing members of the
opposition alleged to be behind violence.
New radioactive leak reported contained at Japan nuclear plant
VOA News - A new leak of highly radioactive water has been discovered at
Japan’s tsunami-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant. Plant operator
TEPCO said Thursday that 100 tons of contaminated water leaked from a
storage tank at the facility.
Study claims USS Reagan crew exposed to extremely high levels of
radiation near Fukushima
RT - A new report on the nuclear crisis that started to unfold in
Fukushima, Japan almost three years ago suggests that American troops
who assisted with disaster relief efforts were exposed to unheard of
radiation levels while on assignment.
Ukraine's President Yanukovich declares early elections, constitutional
RT - Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich has announced early
presidential elections. He also said that the constitution of 2004,
which limits presidential powers, will be returned. This was one of the
main demands by the opposition.
The "Ukraine Situation" Explained In One Map
Zero Hedge - Sadly, everything you need to know about the crisis in
Ukraine in one worrisome map which summarizes all the relevant "red
lines." Given this - is there any doubt this will not end with peaceful
US downplays inciting remarks on China
Press TV - The US Department of Defense has played down remarks by a top
Navy intelligence officer who recently said he believed that China is
training its forces to become capable of carrying out a "short, sharp"
war with Japan in the East China Sea.
China Starts To Make A Power Move Against The U.S. Dollar
Economic Collapse - In order for our current level of debt-fueled
prosperity to continue, the rest of the world must continue to use our
dollars to trade with one another and must continue to buy our debt at
ridiculously low interest rates. Of course the number one foreign nation
that we depend on to participate in our system is China.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Missing Military-Industrial-Complex Money
batr.org - When Major General Smedley Butler made his case,"War
is a Racket" he did not pull any punches. "The normal profits of
a business concern in the United States are six, eight, ten, and
sometimes twelve percent. But war-time profits – ah! That is
another matter – twenty, sixty, one hundred, three hundred, and
even eighteen hundred per cent – the sky is the limit.
Minority Report Is Here: Chicago Residents Get Police Visit
Based on Pre-Crime Surveillance List
Activist Post - We are now at the point where "Minority Report"
is being used as a sound description of current technological
applications, even in mainstream news, which means that the
future is actually the present. Below you will find 10 signs
that we have now entered the world depicted in fiction.
Seattle Police To Use DHS-Funded Facial Recognition Program
Mikael Thalen - Set to be purchased next month, the software
will reportedly be used to scan and compare surveillance video
to the city’s mugshot database. With the city facing mounting
opposition for several other privacy issues, police were quick
to claim that the software would only be used when surveillance
video of a suspected crime was obtained.
Missouri Senate Votes to Nullify Federal Gun Control 23-10
Activist Post - A Missouri bill which seeks to nullify virtually
every federal gun control measure on the books, “whether past,
present or future,” passed the Senate Thursday. SB613 would ban
the state from enforcing virtually all federal gun control
measures, and includes criminal charges for federal agents
attempting to violate the right to keep and bear arms in
Plan To Split California Into Six States Gets OK To Gather
CBS News - Even if voters approve the plan, it would face an
uphill battle in congress. “If the federal government approves
the proposed creation of six new states, all tax collections and
spending by the existing State of California would end, with its
assets and liabilities divided among the new states.
12 Dates Which Led to the Destruction of America
Dave Hodges - Recently, I have been seeing allegations of fear
monger, doom and gloom, etc., being thrown about at writers and
broadcasters who dare to identify the threats facing the
American people. Some people have gone so far as to engage in
abject denial (e.g. cognitive dissonance) so they can continue
to hide within their self-protected enclaves of mindless
entertainment as a means to perpetuate self-deception.
Missouri Republican: Common Core skeptics are paranoid lunatics,
should wear tin foil hats
Daily Caller - Skeptical that the national Common Core standards
will improve the quality of education in local schools? Then you
must be a lunatic conspiracy theorist — at least according to
Missouri State Rep. Mike Lair, a Republican, who set aside $8 —
yes, $8 — in a recent appropriations bill to buy tin foil hats
for opponents of the Common Core.
Tales from the TSA: Confiscating Aluminum Foil and Watching Out
for Solar Powered Bombs
Time - A former TSA agent on why we shouldn't get (so) mad at
the men and women working the security line, when it's their
bosses who send down the ridiculous orders.... The memo advised
the entire TSA workforce that terrorists were plotting to use
solar powered improvised explosive devices in order to harm
aviation interests. .
Bitcoin down another 87%, as exchange suffers new ‘security
RT - Bitcoin has lost another 87 percent of its dollar value,
dipping to below $100, as one of its key world exchanges Mt. Gox
started to face new “security problems,” that “pushed back
progress” in fixing technical issues that emerged two weeks ago.
The Rental Bubble Is Also Bursting
Zero Hedge - Even as the primary housing market was slowly circling the
drain, the one silver lining was that the US rental market, largely
dominated by several Wall Street investment firms, most notably
Blackstone, was doing relatively well. It was doing so well that equity
sponsors such as Blue Mountain couldn't wait to offload their prized
REIT property to the public, culminating with last August's IPO of
American Homes 4 Rent, the second-largest US homes-for-rent operator
Fish in Gulf of Mexico experience heart attacks due to oil contamination
(NaturalNews) Swimming majestically in the open seas, with eyes wide on
both sides of its face, the bluefin tuna gazes into... a curtain of
crude oil. When the 2010 BP oil spill contaminated the waters of the
Gulf of Mexico, beautiful wild fish like the bluefin tuna were forced to
face new challenges for survival
'Smart roads' would read license plates, use sensors
fastcompany.com - Tech giant Cisco thinks there's something to
all this talk of ”smart cities”--and that connecting roads or
license plate readers to the Internet is going to be big
business. In the latest installment of their ongoing expansion
into the Internet of Things, Cisco recently announced an
agreement with Swiss security firm AGT International to develop
smart traffic systems for cities around the world.
Intel CEO Refuses To Answer Questions On Whether NSA Can Access
Steve Watson - During a Q&A in which he’d promised to answer any
questions put to him, The CEO of computer chip company Intel
stayed silent when asked about NSA spying.
Coming Soon: Free Internet From Space
National Journal - If all goes according to plan, North Koreans
will soon have free, uncensored Internet provided by satellites
the size of toaster ovens. That’s part of a project called
Outernet, which hopes to launch hundreds of tiny
satellites—known as CubeSats—to provide Internet to every person
14 Questions to Ask Yourself in a Preparedness Pop Quiz
Backdoor Survival - When it comes to being prepared, is seems
that there are about a thousand things to take into
consideration. Well, maybe not a thousand but at least a hundred
Tahini Shown to Promote Heart Health Significantly
Natural Society - Research has found that raw and
unprocessed tahini could be a superior food-medicine
for preventing heart disease and the risk factors
associated with it. A recent study from the Archives
of Iranian Medicine reveals tahini as a possible
substitution for risky drugs like statins, drugs
prescribed for heart health and known to come with
potentially dangerous side effects.
Hemp Power Smoothie
Prevent Disease - Hemp is one of my favorite
proteins for many reasons. Most hemp protein powders
on the market have no fillers or additives and it
provides the 8 essential amino acids and fatty
acids. You’ll need much less hemp protein than other
types of proteins for equal benefit.
The Amazing Benefits of Himalayan Pink Salt
Natural Blaze - Have you heard about the amazing
Himalayan crystal salt that comes directly from the
Himalayan Mountains? It is packed with some pretty
amazing benefits and is an amazing new staple to add
to your pantry. It is an absolutely wonderful
alternative to table salt, and soon I’ll explain
Why You Should Think Twice About Trying to Salvage
lifehacker.com - If you have a nice block of cheese
or load of bread and part of it is growing mold, you
might think it's okay to just slice off the moldy
bits and enjoy the rest. In some cases, that's
perfectly legit—but in others, it's a really bad
Woman heals her psoriasis with infection-fighting
properties of wild oregano oil
(NaturalNews) Dorothy Leibold had psoriasis for two
years but ever since taking P73 wild oregano oil,
she says she no longer has the skin condition. Her
advice is to take it regularly and to make sure to
take enough, which of course varies by an
MRSA could be wiped out with... OREGANO, say British
Daily Mail 11/24/08 - Tiny quantities of carvacrol,
a naturally occurring compound in oregano, were
found to be a more effective antimicrobial agent
than 18 pharmaceutical drugs, investigators
found.... It can sterilise septic water, kill
giardia, treat fungal infections such as candida and
rivals pharmaceutical antibiotics such as
streptomycin and penicillin in its ability to
eliminate microbes. Preliminary research into the
oil found that tiny doses are capable of wiping out
fungi and bacteria, including MRSA.
Cancer causing chemicals in personal care products
(NaturalHealth365) Today, fragrances are
approximately 95-100% synthetic. These synthetics
are derived from crude oil or turpentine oil. [...]
the other items, identified by an EPA study, include
numerous carcinogenic chemicals, neurotoxins,
respiratory irritants, solvents, hundreds of
unregulated petrochemicals, phthalates, hormone
disrupters and narcotics!
New high-tech glasses allow surgeons to 'see' cancer
(NaturalNews) The glasses give surgeons a unique
ability to distinguish diseased cells from normal
ones, which helps ensure that no stray cancerous
growth remains in the body during surgery, the
health website reported. The university said the
technology is so new that the glasses have yet to be
Smile! Here's the next 'smart' product
CNBC News - Procter & Gamble is bringing the dentist
into the bathroom with the world's first smartphone-connected
toothbrush, a device that gives personalized advice
to help people improve their brushing.
Many Men Risk Their Health by Taking Testosterone
When They Don’t Need It
Dr. Mercola - Recent research found that men aged 65
and older who took testosterone DOUBLED their risk
of having a heart attack within the first three
months of use.
If both parents have Alzheimer's, the disease may
show up in brain scans years before symptoms
(NaturalNews) Most people associate Alzheimer's
disease with older individuals, and indeed, being
diagnosed with the affliction generally does not
happen until later in life. But a new study, which
was published recently in the medical journal
Neurology, has found that people who are currently
dementia-free but whose parents have both been
diagnosed with Alzheimer's may begin to show signs
of the disease in brain scans decades before they
begin to show symptoms.
Report confirms importance of eating pale produce,
'a forgotten source of nutrients'
(NaturalNews) The report, "White Vegetables: A
Forgotten Source of Nutrients," outlines the
benefits of pale produce and suggests that Americans
consider incorporating more of them in their diets
to obtain the nutrients that are often overlooked in
favor of foods that have deeper hues.
Is Your Cat Stressed? It May Show Up as Feline
Dr. Becker - Feline lower urinary tract disease is
seen equally in male and female cats typically
between the ages of two and six, who use an indoor
litter box exclusively, are fed a dry food diet,
don’t get adequate exercise, are overweight, and who
are stressed by their environment. About half the
cats that experience one episode of FLUTD will have