- April 30, 2014 - Today In History:
1789 - George Washington took office as first
elected U.S. president.
1803 - The U.S. purchased the Louisiana Territory
from France for $15 million.
1812 - Louisiana admitted as the 18th U.S. state.
1864 - Work began on the Dams along the Red River.
It allowed Union General Nathaniel Banks'
troops to sail over the rapids above Alexandria,
1889 - George Washington's inauguration became the
first U.S. national holiday.
1900 - Hawaii was organized as an official U.S.
1900 - Casey Jones was killed while trying to save
the runaway train "Cannonball Express."
1945 - Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide.
They had been married for one day. One week later
Germany surrendered unconditionally.
1964 - The FCC ruled that all TV receivers should be
equipped to receive both VHF and UHF channels.
1968 - U.S. Marines attacked a division of North
Vietnamese in the village of Dai Do.
1970 - U.S. troops invaded Cambodia to disrupt North
Vietnamese Army base areas. The announcement by
President Nixon led to widespread protests.
1972 - The North Vietnamese launched an invasion of
1973 - U.S. President Nixon announced resignation of
Haldeman, Ehrlichman, and other top aides.
1975 - Communists North Vietnamese troops entered
the Independence Palace of South Vietnam in Saigon.
11 Marines lifted off of the U.S. Embassy were the
last soldiers to evacuate.
1980 - Terrorists seized the Iranian Embassy in
1984 - U.S. President Reagan signed cultural and
scientific agreements with China. He also signed a
tax accord that would make it easier for American
companies to operate in China.
1998 - NATO was expanded to include Poland, Hungary
and the Czech Republic. The three nations were
formally admitted the following April at NATO's 50th
2001 - Chandra Levy, a federal government intern,
went missing in Washington, D.C. (Her remains were
found more than a year later in a city park.)
2009 - British forces exited Iraq.
Putin: Washington behind Ukraine events all along, though flying low
RT - The US has been behind the Ukrainian crisis from the beginning, but
was initially flying low, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. He
added that if sanctions continue, Russia will have to reconsider who has
access to key sectors of its economy.
Anti-Kiev protesters take control of govt buildings in Lugansk Region,
RT - Anti-government protesters have taken control of the regional
administration building and prosecutor’s office in the city of Lugansk,
eastern Ukraine. Protests continue as the deadline for the protesters’
ultimatum to the government expired.
Taking Down the Global Economy to Punish Russia
Kurt Nimmo - The United States and the unelected European Union
nomenklatura have decided to sacrifice the world economy in a bid to
punish Russia for its response to the crisis in Ukraine.
Japan follows US sanctions with 23 visa bans
RT - Japan has imposed visa bans on 23 Russian citizens including
government officials following US sanctions over Russia's stance on
New Video Alleges Evidence of Rebel Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria
Paul Joseph Watson - A new video appears to show dead Syrian soldiers
who may have been the victims of a chemical weapons attack launched by
western-backed rebels in the war torn country.
US-led forces censured for holding Afghan citizens
Press TV - Afghanistan has accused US-led NATO forces of violating
international law by holding citizens as “hostages” at foreign military
bases in the country.
Israel approved record 14,000 settlements during peace talks with
Palestine – report
RT - Israel approved “an unprecedented” number of 13,851 new settler
homes during nine-months of peace talks with Palestine, an Israeli NGO
revealed. Israel also declared a record amount of territories its state
land, meaning more settlements may follow.
Ukrainian army ‘on full alert’, president admits east is beyond control
RT - The Ukrainian army is on full alert due to the “threat of a Russian
invasion,” Ukraine’s acting President Aleksandr Turchinov said after
admitting that the government in Kiev cannot control the situation in
the east of the country.
Trans-Atlantic global leadership at stake in Ukraine – Kerry
RT - NATO must return to its original goal of fending off Russia,
seizing the chance presented by the Ukrainian crisis to sever Europe
from Moscow and move it closer to America, the US secretary of state
said. Or else the bloc’s global leadership may be lost.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
US stealth fighter jet can’t evade Russian radars: Report
Press TV - “The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter... is not, in fact,
stealthy in the eyes of a growing number of Russian and Chinese
radars,” the Aviation Week said. It said the jet, which the
Pentagon hopes would be stealthy, is “having all sorts of
Rand Paul Introduces Stand with Israel Act of 2014
Daily Paul - Sen. Rand Paul today introduced the Stand with
Israel Act of 2014. This legislation halts all U.S. aid to the
Palestinian government until they agree to a ceasefire and
recognize the right of Israel to exist.
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear NDAA Legal Challenge
The Rutherford Institute - In refusing to hear a legal challenge
to the indefinite detention provision of the National Defense
Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA), the United States Supreme
Court has affirmed that the President and the U.S. military can
arrest and indefinitely detain individuals, including American
Five Stunning Facts About America's Prison System You Haven't
Zero Hedge - America’s massive prison system is creating a long
list of unintended consequences, some of which will effect all
of us in the coming years. To help explain just how bad things
have gotten, we’ve compiled this list of the most stunning facts
and statistics on the America’s prison system today.
Buffalo Cops Beat Down Handcuffed Man After Traffic Violation
Steve Watson - Six police officers in Buffalo have been placed
on administrative leave as a video surfaced of them kicking,
kneeing, and slapping a handcuffed man in the head following a
Americans tired of US interventionism: Poll
Press TV - The new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey shows
that nearly half of Americans want Washington to “be less active
in world affairs” while only 19 percent call for a more active
White House Wants to Turn Interstates Into Toll Roads
Kit Daniels - The White House sent a transportation plan to
Congress yesterday encouraging states to turn existing
interstates into toll roads, which would allow the government to
easily track motorists while damaging the economy even more.
FAA ‘looking into’ $10K fine for drone recording of tornado
RT - The Federal Aviation Administration, already facing
criticism from private drone operators, has launched an
investigation into drone use in the aftermath of the devastating
tornadoes that swept across the southeastern United States.
The Real Unemployment Rate: In 20% Of American Families,
Everyone Is Unemployed
Zero Hedge - According to shocking new numbers that were just
released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20 percent of
American families do not have a single person that is working.
So when someone tries to tell you that the unemployment rate in
the United States is about 7 percent, you should just laugh.
17 Facts To Show To Anyone That Believes That The U.S. Economy
Is Just Fine
Economic Collapse - No, the economy is most definitely not
"recovering". Despite what you may hear from the politicians and
from the mainstream media, the truth is that the U.S. economy is
in far worse shape than it was prior to the last recession.
China to Surpass USA as World's Largest Economy THIS YEAR
Zero Hedge - The US is on the brink of losing its status as the
world’s largest economy, and is likely to slip behind China this
year, sooner than widely anticipated, according to the world’s
leading statistical agencies.
The So-Called Economic Recovery has Meant Replacing Good Jobs
with Lower-Wage Ones
AllGov - A new report from the National Employment Law Project,
a research and advocacy group, found that the weak recovery has
replaced good jobs with bad ones, such as those in retail and
the fast food industry.
Texas City Prepares to become First U.S. City to Convert Sewage
into Water for Homes
AllGov - Other towns have cleaned up their sewage water for
urban reuse. But those cases involved sending the treated sewage
water into a lake or reservoir before piping it into the city’s
water supply. If it gets state approval, Wichita Falls will
become the first U.S. city to fill people’s taps with water
directly from a treatment plant.
Turmeric Ointment Heals Oral Lichen Planus in
Green Med Info - Lichen planus can affect the face,
the mouth, the hands and feet and practically any
other skin surface of the body. It is difficult to
treat and the cause is often mysterious. The lesions
may continue for years or may periodically emerge –
sometimes in different places.
5 Important Vitamin Combinations for Optimum Health
Natural Society - Did you know that combining
certain nutrients helps with absorption? Here are 5
important vitamin combos.
Can Coconut Oil Help You Lose Weight?
Natural Society - A notable study published in the
journal Lipids found that coconut oil could promote
weight loss while helping individuals improve
Listen Up Insomniacs, Tart Cherry Juice Is Your
Ticket To More Zzzz's
preventdisease.com - Tart Cherries have one of the
highest recorded anti-inflammatory potentials of any
food and even surpass many medications. Researchers
have now found that drinking tart cherry juice twice
a day for two weeks helped increase sleep time by
nearly 90 minutes among older adults with insomnia.
Study Shows Vitamin C Battles Antibiotic-Resistant
Natural Society - Big pharma is unable to beat
antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis. Research points
to vitamin C as a potential solution.
Glyphosate (Roundup) Linked To Cancer of the Lymph
Tissue In New Study
Green Med Info - A a new review on the relationship
between pesticide exposure and the risk of blood
cancers in the lymph glands (lymphomas) has
confirmed the existence of a link with the world's
most popular herbicide glyphosate (aka Roundup).
Psychiatrists now say non-conformity is a mental
illness: only the sheeple are 'sane'
(NaturalNews) Modern psychiatry has become a hotbed
of corruption, particularly the kind that seeks to
demonize and declare mentally ill anyone who
deviates from what is regarded as the norm. This is
abundantly evident in the latest installment of the
industry's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of
Mental Disorders, or DSM, which dubs people who do
not conform to what those in charge declare to be
normal as mentally insane.
How to Prevent the Spread of Drug-Resistant Bacteria
in Your Kitchen (Video)
Dr. Mercola - Unless you're eating organically
raised meats, every piece of meat you eat will give
you a small dose of antibiotics, and this low-dosing
is a major part of the problem, because when the
bacteria are not killed by the antibiotic, they
become stronger and develop resistance through
5 powerful antibiotics that don't require a
(NaturalNews) Hospital antibiotics have become one
of the most over prescribed "medicines" today. As a
result people have ruined their digestive systems,
and ironically, have lowered their natural immunity
to all types of infections in the future.
Five crucial skills to protect your health in a
world overrun by toxic chemicals, dangerous drugs
and medical propaganda
(NaturalNews) Hour by hour, day by day, they are
poisoned by toxic food ingredients, contaminants and
additives. Their bodies absorb toxic chemicals from
toxic personal care products and hazardous home
building materials. Even the medical "treatments"
they endure often cause them more harm than good.
Health Basics: Enzymes catapult immunity
(NaturalNews) Would you consider spraying pesticide
directly on the food you eat? If you were outside
having a nice picnic and some ants or flies kept
landing on your food, would you first spray it with
bug killer, and then, later on, eat it? -- Of course
not. So why are you still eating GMOs?
Abolishing Mammography Screening Programs? A View
from the Swiss Medical Board
Dr. Mercola - An independent panel of experts in
Switzerland has thoroughly reviewed the evidence
regarding mammography... and concluded that such
screenings should be phased out.
This Feeding Mistake Can Lead to a Fatal Deficiency
Dr. Becker - Thiamine, or vitamin B1, is a
water-soluble vitamin absorbed from the diet through
the small intestine, and is necessary for normal
carbohydrate metabolism. Organs that use a lot of
energy, like the brain, can be severely compromised
by a thiamine deficiency. A lack of thiamine can
also lead to a buildup of lactate, resulting in
- April 29, 2014 - Today In History:
1856 - A peace treaty was signed between England and
1861 - The Maryland House of Delegates voted against
seceding from Union.
1862 - New Orleans fell to Union forces during the
1918 - Germany's Western Front offensive ended in
World War I.
1945 - The German Army in Italy surrendered
unconditionally to the Allies.
1945 - The Nazi death camp, Dachau, was liberated.
1946 - Twenty-eight former Japanese leaders were
indicted in Tokyo as war criminals.
1974 - U.S. President Nixon announced he was
releasing edited transcripts of secretly made White
House tape recordings related to the Watergate
1975 - The U.S. embassy in Vietnam was evacuated as
North Vietnamese forces fought their way into
1984 - In California, the Diablo Canyon nuclear
reactor went online after a long delay due to
1990 - The destruction of the Berlin Wall began.
1992 - Exxon executive Sidney Reso was kidnapped
outside his Morris Township, NJ, home by Arthur
Seale. Seale was a former Exxon security official.
Reso died while in captivity.
1992 - Rioting began after a jury decision to acquit
four Los Angeles policemen in the Rodney King
beating trial. 54 people were killed in 3 days.
1996 - Former CIA Director William Colby was missing
and presumed drowned after an apparent boating
accident in Maryland. Colby's body was later
1997 - Staff Sgt. Delmar Simpson, a drill instructor
at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, was
convicted of raping six female trainees. He was
sentenced to 25 years in prison and was dishonorably
1997 - A worldwide treaty to ban chemical weapons
went into effect.
1998 - The U.S., Canada and Mexico end tariffs on $1
billion in NAFTA trade.
2009 - NATO expelled two Russian diplomats from NATO
headquarters in Brussels over a spy scandal in
Estonia. Russia's Foreign Ministry criticized the
Russian “Doomsday Plane” Active For 4th Consecutive Day
Paul Joseph Watson April 28, 2014 - Russia’s “doomsday plane,” the
Tupolev Tu-214SR, which is Moscow’s version of the U.S. E-4B, is flying
for the fourth consecutive day, illustrating how high tensions are
running as Ukraine descends into civil war.
Obama rolls out new sanctions on Russia, Moscow says it won't hurt
RT - New round of Western sanction against Russia will target seven
individuals and 17 companies. They are meant to affect Moscow’s stance
over the ongoing Ukrainian crisis.
Groomed “Moderates” Get U.S. TOW Anti-tank Missiles in Syria
Kurt Nimmo - In fact, terrorist groups al-Qaeda and al-Nusra get the
weapons paid for by U.S. taxpayers. The Washington Post reports Harakat
Hazm, the Movement of Steadfastness, has received the first batch of TOW
anti-tank missiles promised by the United States in the ongoing effort
to topple the Syrian government.
The Pope Is Completely Wrong About Capitalism And Inequality
Economic Collapse - The Pope appears to believe that inequality is one
of the greatest evils that humanity is facing. So if we redistributed
all money and all property and made sure that everyone had an equal
amount, would that wipe out social evil?
Blasts, fierce fighting in Donetsk between pro- and anti-Kiev demos
RT - There's gunfire, explosions and brutal clashes in the city of
Donetsk in eastern Ukraine as fighting erupted between pro- and anti-govt
protesters, RT’s stringer reports from the scene.
Britain, France deploy 8 fighter jets to Lithuania and Poland
RT - UK and France deployed eight fighter jets to Lithuania and Poland
to strengthen NATO air defense over the Baltic regions amid rising
tensions in Ukraine, according to officials.
Russia and Iran set to strike $10bn energy deal
RT - Iran and Russia are negotiating a power deal worth up to $10
billion in the face of increasing US financial alienation. The
construction of new thermal and hydroelectric plants and a transmission
network are in the works.
Report: Pesticide Pushers Spin Bee Crisis to Protect Profits
Common Dreams - Worldwide bee deaths have now entered a crisis state
threatening the global food supply and, according to a new report out
Monday by Friends of the Earth, the human-made epidemic has been
worsened by an industry-funded disinformation campaign.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
State Department Gives 87% of Afghan Funds to Only Five
12160.info - Dyncorp International Limited Liability Corporation
(Dyncorp) was the single largest recipient of State department
funds, receiving $2.8 billion in contracts, or 69 percent of
total awards. Dyncorp contracts dealt principally with training
and equipping the Afghan National Police and counternarcotics
Pentagon to Destroy $1B in Ammunition
Newsmax - According to a Government Accountability Office report
obtained by USA Today, the problem is that the Defense
Department's inventory systems are not able to share data
effectively, which means there is no way to know how much of the
$1.2 billion in ammunition it is looking to destroy is still
Hollywood producer claims Boston bombing was a "false flag
Voice of Russia - Crisis actors, smoke bombs, fake blood and
literal "smoke and mirrors" were all part of what was the false
flag terrorist attack called the Boston Marathon Bombing. To
anyone who saw the pictures and footage of fake blood, make- up
artists and smiling “victims”. It was obvious that something was
New Probe Confirms Harry Reid’s Long History of Corruption
The New American - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, has been
forced to respond to charges made in a two-part investigation
into his dealings published last week at RealClearPolitics. The
initial investigation looked into multiple claims of corruption,
and responses from Reid’s PR people failed to deflect them.
Tennessee sheriff's deputy is FIRED after he was caught on
camera choking an unresisting college student until he passed
Daily Mail - A sheriff's deputy in Knox County, Tennessee has
been fired after he was caught on camera allegedly choking a
university student Saturday night. Frank Phillips, 47, was been
found 'unsuitable for continued employment,' according to a
termination notice posted Sunday night on the Knox County
Sheriff's Office's website.
Driver Finds Himself Surrounded By Cops With Guns Out After
Automatic License Plate Reader Misreads His Plate
techdirt.com - Automatic license plate readers can scan plates
at a rate of one per second. Nationwide, several hundred million
plate/location records have been captured and stored by a
variety of contractors. Mathematics alone says mistakes will be
Eric Holder Orders Drone Strike on Bundy Ranch
The Daily Sheeple - Rumors are floating about suggesting that
Attorney General Eric Holder has officially given the O.K. for a
drone strike on the Bundy ranch. Although any such action has
yet to occur, a source within the Department of Defense felt
obligated to come forward as he expresses the legitimacy in such
Videos Show Why America Is Doomed And Russia Would Annihilate Us
The Daily Sheeple - In America, school children are being
expelled from school for such trivial things as making ‘guns’
out of breakfast sandwiches, while in Russia, schools are
teaching AK-47 assembly and safety classes as shared in the
first video below.
Media Matters Boss Admits Soros Funded Group Works to Destroy
Kurt Nimmo - Obama and Hillary Clinton operative David Brock
told CNN his organization, Media Matters for America (MMFA),
uses George Soros money to influence the corporate media and
work directly with establishment journalists.
A ‘New Israel’… in eastern Texas?
Times of Israel - With the Israeli-Palestinian peace
negotiations floundering, it may, perhaps, be time to consider
an entirely different kind of two-state solution. One that
involves the State of Texas.
The Biggest Secret About Banking Has Just Gone Mainstream
Washington’s Blog - Financial Times’ Martin Wolf – one of the
world’s most influential mainstream financial writers - says
that, since banks create money out of thin air, they should be
stripped of this power, and limited to normal depository
Suspicious Deaths of Bankers Are Now Classified as “Trade
Secrets” by Federal Regulator
Wall Street On Parade - Wall Street mega banks likely hold over
$680 billion face amount of life insurance on their workers,
payable to the banks, not the families. We ask their Federal
regulator for the details of this life insurance under a Freedom
of Information Act request and we’re told the information
constitutes “trade secrets.”
Bank of America’s $4 billion slip-up
RT - America’s biggest bank discovered a $4 billion accounting
error on Monday, and is suspending its share buyback program and
planned quarterly dividend. The mistake went unnoticed for
several years and brings into question how ‘healthy’ Bank of
Judge OKs tax auction sale of widow's home over $6 bill
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) - A widow was given ample notice before her
$280,000 house was sold at a tax auction three years ago over
$6.30 in unpaid interest, a Pennsylvania judge has ruled.
Deadly Mycotoxins Found In Breakfast Cereals
Green Med Info - It’s been estimated that mycotoxins
infect around 25% of the world’s cereal crop. A new
study shows that breakfast cereals can be a
significant source of these toxins.
Cannabis Extract Fights 'Incurable Form' of Leukemia
Green Med Info - A remarkable case report documents
a 14-year old girl who, after 34-months of chemo,
radiation and bone marrow transplant treatments, was
given up for dead. Her family discovered research on
cannabis extract, and before she died of a secondary
complication of her original treatment, used it
successfully to put her leukemia into remission.
Study Links The Imbalance of Microorganisms In The
Body To Breast Cancer
preventdisease.com - The microbiota could play a
significant role in the development of breast
cancer, according to new research.... Although
findings from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) have
found that CT (computed tomography) scans are a
major cause of the breast cancer they are supposed
Studies Show Pine Bark as a Natural, Cutting Edge
Natural Society - Many foods can fight cancer, and
none should be overlooked, but one tree as old as
the Egyptian pyramids provides an ample source of
bioflavonoids which can help fight cancer with no
nasty chemotherapy side-effects.
Hospital uses a hydrogen peroxide and colloidal
silver fog device to kill superbugs
Bennington Banner - Patients picking up infections
during their stays is an old problem for hospitals,
and to combat it the local medical center has a new
piece of technology that uses fog to kill bacteria.
Researchers Urge a Return to Butter and Whole Milk
Activist Post - Not only are many doctors trying to
bust the fat myths, but new research says the old
info that guided health policy and major food system
changes all these years just doesn't add up.
Researchers are urging a return to butter and whole
Doctor's Declaration of Independence: Time to defy
healthcare mandates issued by bureaucrats not in the
WSJ - In my 23 years as a practicing physician, I've
learned that the only thing that matters is the
doctor-patient relationship. How we interact and
treat our patients is the practice of medicine.
Activated charcoal for digestive and oral hygiene
Activated charcoal is not new to the world of
healing therapies, yet it appears to have resurfaced
in a big way and with good reason.
Shocking 20 percent of adult tonsillectomies have
(NaturalNews) Researchers from Penn State University
(PSU) and several other institutions learned that,
despite the popularity of the procedure, as many as
20 percent of all adult patients who undergo a
tonsillectomy suffer from complications, including
- April 28, 2014 - Today In History:
1788 - Maryland became the seventh state to ratify
the U.S. constitution.
1789 - A mutiny on the British ship Bounty took
place when a rebel crew took the ship and set sail
to Pitcairn Island. The mutineers left Captain W.
Bligh and 18 sailors adrift.
1818 - U.S. President James Monroe proclaimed naval
disarmament on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
1902 - A revolution broke out in the Dominican
1916 - The British declared martial law throughout
1919 - The League of Nations was founded.
1932 - The yellow fever vaccine for humans was
1952 - The U.S. occupation of Japan officially ended
when a treaty with the U.S. and 47 other countries
went into effect.
1953 - French troops evacuated northern Laos.
1965 - The U.S. Army and Marines invaded the
Dominican Republic to evacuate Americans.
1967 - Muhammad Ali refused induction into the U.S.
Army and was stripped of boxing title. He cited
religious grounds for his refusal.
1974 - The last Americans were evacuated from
1994 - Former CIA official Aldrich Ames, who had
given U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and then
Russia, pled guilty to espionage and tax evasion. He
was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
1996 - U.S. President Clinton gave a 4 1/2 hour
videotaped testimony as a defense witness in the
criminal trial of his former Whitewater business
1997 - A worldwide treaty to ban chemical weapons
took effect. Russia and other countries such as Iraq
and North Korea did not sign.
1999 - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected
(on a tie vote of 213-213) a measure expressing
support for NATO's five-week-old air campaign in
Yugoslavia. The House also voted to limit the
president's authority to use ground forces in
2011 - President Barack Obama reshuffled his
national security team, with CIA Director Leon
Panetta succeeding Defense Secretary Robert Gates
and Gen. David Petraeus replacing Panetta at the
US soldiers arrive in Lithuania to ‘reassure’ NATO allies amid Ukrainian
RT - American troops have arrived in Lithuania for military drills as
tensions rise in the region over Ukraine. Russia has voiced its concern
over the troop buildup in Eastern Europe as well as to the deployment of
NATO ships in the Black Sea.
Russia questions NATO military buildup near border
RT - The deployment of US and NATO aviation, ships and troops raises
concerns, Russia’s Chief of General Staff told his American counterpart.
In a phone conversation the two also spoke of Russian military exercises
and “substantial” Ukrainian troop buildup. Related article.
Satellite Images Reveal Massing Of 15,000 Ukraine Troops, Hundreds Of
Tanks Around Slavyansk
Zero Hedge - Russian RIA Novosti reports that it has received satellite
photos, "which clearly show the accumulation of a large number of
Ukrainian military equipment and weapons on the border with the Russian
Federation and in the vicinity of Slavyasnk."
Russian planes have not entered Ukrainian airspace - Moscow
RT - Russian military aircraft have not breached any state borders,
including those of Ukraine, Russia’s Defense Ministry has said.
Ukraine’s acting defense minister has also retracted claims by Kiev that
Russian jets “violated Ukrainian airspace seven times.”
35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and
AlterNet - The U.S. is backing Ukraine's extreme right-wing Svoboda
party and violent neo-Nazis whose armed uprising paved the way for a
Western-backed coup. Events in the Ukraine are giving us another glimpse
through the looking-glass of U.S. propaganda wars against fascism, drugs
Fukushima Didn’t Just Suffer 3 Meltdowns … It Also Suffered
Melt-THROUGHS and Melt-OUTS
Washington’s Blog - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission agrees.
Indeed, “hot particles” with extremely high levels of radiation - 7
billion, 40 billion , and even 40 billionbillion Bq/kg – have been found
all over the Fukushima region, and hundreds of miles away … in Tokyo.
Russian military aircraft crossed border ‘to provoke war’, PM Arseniy
ABC Australia - Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has accused
Russian military aircraft of crossing the country’s airspace “to provoke
Ukraine to start a war”.
Football ultras attack anti-govt protesters in eastern Ukraine
RT - Peaceful rallies in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkov turned
violent as a crowd of several thousand football ultras attacked a crowd
of some 300 anti-government protesters. At least 14 people were injured,
including two law enforcement officers.
VIDEO: Pro-Russians seize another east Ukraine town
Press TV - Pro-Russian protesters have seized another town in eastern
Ukraine after capturing the town hall in the Donetsk city of
Egypt sentences 683 supporters of ex-President Morsi to death
RT - An Egyptian court has sentenced to death 683 supporters of ousted
President Mohamed Morsi, including one of his Muslim Brotherhood
movement leaders, Mohamed Badie.
Fukushima catastrophe causing significant radiation exposure to
Californians, says expert
(NaturalNews) A radioactive waste specialist has said that the
high-level radioactive waste pools at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi
nuclear power plant in northern Japan remains at risk of further
contaminating the region and the surrounding Pacific waters if another
major earthquake and tsunami were to strike the area.
Deadly MERS virus spreading out of control in Saudi Arabia, leaps to
Egypt as global pandemic begins
(NaturalNews) It has long been recognized by intelligent observers that
a global superbug pandemic is inevitable. Humanity has created the
perfect conditions for it: global nutritional deficiencies, weakened
immune systems, high population density, high-speed international travel
and systemic abuse of antibiotics by medical professionals. Related
MERS outbreak hits 30%...
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Ron Paul Rewind: A Warning Against Arming the BLM...in 1997!
The Ron Paul Institute - Speaking on the House of
Representatives floor on September 17, 1997, then-Rep. Ron Paul
warned of the “massive buildup of a virtual army of armed
Eminent Domain: Colorado Couple Finds Out That Their Land Is
Only Their Own Until the Government Wants It
The Daily Sheeple - What it boils down to: You might think you
own something, but it’s clear that it is only yours until the
government decides that they want it.
US insists going after reporters who publish leaked info 'not
violation of press freedom'
RT - Announcing its third annual Free the Press campaign to
highlight censorship and oppression of journalists “around the
world,” the US State Department made clear it doesn’t consider
press freedom issues in the United States the same way it does
VIDEO: Wisconsin Strips Cops Of Right To Investigate
Liberty Crier - Wisconsin passed a law Wednesday shifting the
responsibility of investigating police-involved killings to
outside investigators. The move comes after public outcry
following several instances of unarmed men dying as a result of
police action or while they were in police custody.
How Monsanto Annihilated A Paradise and Turned It Into An Island
Activist Post - The residents of the island of Molokai seem to
be getting sicker and sicker as Monsanto continually carries out
their actions near villages on the island. Some are suggesting
the island has become a laboratory and the islanders are the lab
rats being tested.
U.S. Foreign Policy Should Focus on Protecting Americans, Not
Reassuring Friends and Allies
Forbes - First, the overriding responsibility of Washington
officials is to safeguard America—its people, territory,
constitutional liberties, and prosperity. The Department of
Defense is not a charity created to protect the world, defend
the self-important, secure the rich, subsidize the improvident,
calm the nervous, guard the pacifist, or save the indifferent.
Are Police One Of The Mental Casualties Of the New World Order?
The Daily Sheeple - Are too many police officers currently
suffering from engineered mental instability? The wave of police
brutality in America and the world suggests this may be true,
but just how big is this problem and is all of this engineered?
Colorado 2016 Poll: Rand Paul Beats Hillary Clinton
Politico - Colorado voters would favor the Kentucky Republican
over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by 48 percent to
43 percent in a potential 2016 presidential race, according to a
new Quinnipiac University poll.
America’s Consumers Are Dropping, Not Shopping
Zero Hedge - McDonald's latest results confirm that something is
very much amiss on the consumer side. Total global revenue grew
only 1% Y/Y, including new store launches and acquisitions.
Bitcoin Tumbles After BTC China Halts Funding Amid Concerns PBOC
About To Get Serious
Zero Hedge - Bitcoin prices tumbled almost 15% as Chinese
bitcoin exchange BTC China announced it has stopped accepting
RMB deposits to user accounts from a major bank.
Epidemic Of Hunger: New Report Says 49 Million Americans Are
Dealing With Food Insecurity
Economic Collapse - f the economy really is "getting better",
then why are nearly 50 million Americans dealing with food
Bowe Bergdahl, Captive U.S. Soldier, May Be Traded By Taliban:
Huffington Post - Critics of the U.S. government's nearly
five-year effort to seek the release of the only American
soldier held captive in Afghanistan claim the work suffers from
disorganization and poor communication among numerous federal
agencies involved, leaving his captors unclear which U.S.
officials have the authority to make a deal.
Report creates confusion about a possible Bergdahl release
ktvb.com - It cites anonymous sources inside U.S. Department of
Defense saying the captors of Bergdahl have signaled a
willingness to release the Hailey soldier, but are unclear which
U.S. government official could make a deal.
Drought covers 100% of California for first time in 15 years
LA Times - The latest drought monitor released by the National
Climatic Data Center this week shows that the entire state is
under moderate drought conditions, but within that map, 76.6% of
the state is experiencing extreme drought conditions, and for
24.7% of the state, the level of dryness is "exceptional."
#NoKXL: Thousands march in D.C. against Keystone pipeline
RT - Thousands have been marching in Washington DC to protest
against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Launched by Cowboy
and Indian Alliance, the six-day event “Reject and Protect” is
aimed at urging President Barack Obama to refuse the project.
Casualties, massive damage as multiple tornadoes rip through US
RT - A powerful tornado storm system has ripped through several
US states, killing one person in Oklahoma and at least 16 others
in central Arkansas while causing major damage in the Great
Plains, Midwest and Southern states.
The Mark: Scientist Claims Human Microchip Implants Will Become
Mac Slavo - According to researches working on human-embedded
microchips it’s only a matter of time before these systems
achieve widespread acceptance. Chances are you’re carrying a
couple of RFID microchips now. And if you are, they’re sending
out a 15-digit number that identifies you. That number can be
picked up by what’s called an ISO compliant scanner. And they’re
‘Kill switch’ smartphone bill dead on arrival in California
RT - California lawmakers voted down a bill this week that would
have forced cell phone manufacturers to pre-install a “kill
switch” on every phone sold in the state, an initiative
supporters deemed an obvious attempt to curb smartphone and
Verizon to monitor wireless devices, computers and share data
RT- Verizon Wireless will monitor customers’ activities on
wireless devices as well as wired or Wi-Fi-connected desktop
computers and laptops. Collected data on users' online activity
will then be passed to marketers for targeted advertising.
New medical microchips to be implanted by 2017, delivering
drugs, routine birth control through wireless communications
(NaturalNews) The future of prescription drugging and birth
control lies in a microchip. Right now, chips with drug
reservoirs can be implanted directly under the skin, delivering
doses of pharmaceuticals or birth control hormones at the same
time each day. The implanted chip is designed to be
remote-controlled and governed by "medical professionals."
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
12 Incredible Off-Grid Uses For Egg Shells
Off the Grid News - We eat them for breakfast, we hard-boil them
for salads and we add them to our cake and cookie batter. Eggs
are inexpensive and versatile. Yet, did you know you may be
throwing away a useful part of the egg every time you eat one?
The egg’s shell has almost as many uses as the egg’s contents.
The Cheapest Way To Feed Livestock — Even During Hard Times
Off the Grid News - Hydroponics is often used in growing organic
fodder. It entails soaking grain seeds in water for several
hours and placing them in growing trays to sprout for 6-8 days,
after which a thick mat of green 6- to 7-inch grass is produced.
All of it is fed – shoots, seed and roots — to chickens, geese,
rabbits, pigs, goats, sheep, horses, cows and alpaca.
Monsanto, DuPont equipping tractors with sensors, bolstering
control with seed 'prescription' services
(NaturalNews) The biotech industry, including the likes of
DuPont and Monsanto, is taking control of agriculture to a whole
new level. Already engaged in controlling farmers' seed and
turning crops into genetically modified science experiments, the
biotech industry is taking control a step further by installing
rigorous monitoring technology on farming equipment.
Top natural pest control methods for a healthy garden
(NaturalNews) By now, people are well aware of the dangers
behind eating foods that have been treated with pesticides. The
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that
approximately 1.1 billion pounds of pesticide active ingredients
are used annually in the U.S., and the EPA says up to 20,000
U.S. agricultural workers are diagnosed with pesticide
Popular Antidepressant May Promote Breast Cancer
Alliance for Natural Health - About 70% of breast
cancers are sensitive to estrogen—that is, estrogen
contributes to their growth. Recently, researchers
have found that paroxetine—the active ingredient in
Paxil and Pexeva, some of the most widely prescribed
SSRI antidepressants—has an estrogenic effect that
likely promotes the development and growth of breast
tumors in women.
Whooping Cough Morphing into Superbug Due to Vaccine
Use in Australia
Natural Society - The US Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has known for years that
vaccine use and over-reliance on antibiotics cause
unstoppable super bugs, and now evidence of this
phenomenon is happening in Australia.
Ohio Amish latest to be afflicted in growing number
of measles cases
RT - More than a dozen members of the normally
vaccine-adverse Amish community are waiving their
religious inclination after being afflicted with the
potentially fatal measles virus in central Ohio.
Turmeric's Healing Power: A Physical Manifestation
Green Med Info - Few, if any, plants have been
revered as thoroughly -- by the religious and
scientific community alike -- as a healer of the
human body, mind and soul, as beautiful turmeric.
When I Look at Candy, All I See Is Petrochemicals
Melissa Melton - I’ve seen it all over Facebook.
PETA is sharing a picture of candy that illustrates
exactly where the gelatin in much of it comes from —
and person after person after person in the comments
is talking about how “amazing” all these processed
candies are and how they don’t really care at all
where their “food” comes from.
That ‘Gut Feeling’: 7 Ways to Better Listen to Your
Natural Society - Intuition is the unconscious
reasoning, the guidance that compels you to turn
left when signs may be pointing right. Here are 7
ways to be more intuitive.
3 easy habits for a long, disease-free life
(NaturalNews) Telomeres (tiny bits of DNA that
influence longevity and health) have been causing
quite a stir among researchers lately --- and for
good reason.... A diet rich in DHA and EPA, along
with turmeric, ginger, green tea, resveratrol, zinc,
magnesium and folic acid, as well as vitamins B12, C
and D, can go a long way in preventing injury to
telomeres through antioxidant and anti-inflammatory
- April 25, 2014 - Today In History:
1792 - The guillotine was first used to execute
highwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier.
1846 - The Mexican-American War ignited as a result
of disputes over claims to Texas boundaries. The
outcome of the war fixed Texas' southern boundary at
the Rio Grande River.
1859 - Work began on the Suez Canal in Egypt.
1860 - The first Japanese diplomats to visit a
foreign power reached Washington, DC. They remained
in the U.S. capital for several weeks while
discussing expansion of trade with the United
1862 - Union Admiral Farragut occupied New Orleans,
1864 - After facing defeat in the Red River
Campaign, Union General Nathaniel Bank returned to
1898 - The U.S. declared war on Spain. Spain had
declared war on the U.S. the day before.
1901 - New York became the first state to require
license plates for cars. The fee was $1.
1928 - A seeing eye dog was used for the first time.
1957 - Operations began at the first experimental
sodium nuclear reactor.
1980 - In Iran, a commando mission to rescue
hostages was aborted after mechanical problems
disabled three of the eight helicopters involved.
During the evacuation, a helicopter and a transport
plan collided and exploded. Eight U.S. servicemen
were killed. The mission was aimed at freeing
American hostages that had been taken at the U.S.
embassy in Tehran on November 4, 1979. The event
took place April 24th Washington, DC, time.
1982 - In accordance with Camp David agreements,
Israel completed its Sinai withdrawal.
1983 - Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov invited
Samantha Smith to visit his country after receiving
a letter in which the U.S. schoolgirl expressed
fears about nuclear war.
1984 - David Anthony Kennedy, the son of Robert F.
Kennedy, was found dead of a drug overdose in a
1998 - U.S. first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton on was
questioned by Whitewater prosecutors on videotape
about her work as a private lawyer for the failed
savings and loan at the center of the investigation.
2003 - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the anti-apartheid
leader and ex-wife of former President Nelson
Mandela, was sentenced to four years in prison for
her conviction on fraud and theft charges. She was
convicted of 43 counts of fraud and 25 of theft of
money from a women's political league.
2007 - The Dow Jones industrial average closed above
13,000 for the first time.
Russian Bombers Conduct Test Flights Over Northern Europe
(RIA Novosti) – Russian Tu-95MS “Bear” strategic bombers, accompanied by
supersonic Mikoyan MiG-31 interceptors, have conducted test flights over
neutral waters of the North Sea, a senior Air Force official told
‘Bomb Syria…For Ukraine’s Sake!’
LewRockwell.com - Anna-Marie Slaughter demonstrates that you need not
scratch a “humanitarian interventionist” much to uncover the
warmongering neoconservative just below the surface.
FBI Informant Directed Hack Attacks on Iran, Syria and Pakistan
Kurt Nimmo - Unredacted court documents show Hector Xavier Monsegur, the
FBI informant who ratted out fellow hackers from the groups LulzSec and
Anonymous, directed hundreds of cyberattacks against the government
websites of Iran, Syria, Pakistan, Brazil and others.
CIA Is Quietly Ramping Up Aid To Syrian Rebels
NPR - The U.S. is providing more arms and training to the moderate
rebels in Syria, under a growing secret program run by the CIA in
Jordan. Sources tell NPR that secret program could be supplemented by a
more public effort in the coming months involving American military
U.S. Rejected Offers by Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya to Surrender and
Proceeded to Wage War
Washington's Blog - America Wanted War … Not a Negotiated Peace.
Chinese Government Accused of Sending Spies to Universities in U.S. and
AllGov - In the United States, some Chinese scholars are not just
sharing their expertise, but also gathering information for China’s
Communist Party, according to Xia Yeliang, a former Peking University
economics professor now working at theCato Institute in Washington, D.C.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Begin For Global Internet Censorship
Old-Thinker News - The TPP, sold as a “free trade agreement” has been
criticized as allowing another wave of outsourcing similar to the 1994
NAFTA agreement. The TPP will also create an international “internet
police” that will have the power to censor content and remove whole
websites. Mega corporations will gain more power to wage war against
competition and censor speech online.
Ukraine Accuses Russia Of Wanting To Start World War III
Zero Hedge - Tired of being ignored by the west, which keeps promising
financial and military aid, yet has done precisely nothing, Ukraine is
stepping up the rhetoric to Hank Paulson levels.
Helicopter explodes at Kramatorsk airfield in eastern Ukraine
RT - Self-defence troops have confirmed they attacked a Ukrainian
military helicopter at an airfield in eastern Ukrainian city of
Kramatorsk. A plume of smoke can be seen rising over the area in a
number of online videos.
Furious Russia, Downgraded To Just Above Junk By S&P, Proposes "Scorched
Earth" Retaliation Against NATO Countries
Zero Hedge - WSJ reports: "In our view, the tense geopolitical situation
between Russia and Ukraine could see additional significant outflows of
both foreign and domestic capital from the Russian economy and hence
further undermine already weakening growth prospects," S&P wrote in its
52 Year-Old French Banker Jumps To Her Death In Paris (After Questioning
Zero Hedge - Lydia (no surname given) jumped from the bank's Paris
headquarter's 14th floor shortly before 10am. FranceTV added that
sources said "she questioned her superiors before jumping out the
window," but the bank denies it noting that she had been in therpapy for
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Cliven Bundy Responds To New York Times Racism Report
Bundy Ranch Blog - Cliven Bundy responds to claims made by the
New York Times that Bundy is a racist.
VIDEO: I Don't Care if Cliven Bundy is a Racist
Kira Davis - Why would anyone even ask Mr.Bundy to comment on
such things? As if what Cliven Bundy thinks about the state of
the “Negro” in America has any bearing on property rights, or
the fact that the federal government has sent S.W.A.T. teams to
collect a million dollar tax bill....
Militia Members at Bundy Ranch Claim Feds Have Infiltrated Their
The Daily Sheeple - There is a distinct possibility that the
feds have infiltrated the militias at the Bundy Ranch. Why
wouldn’t the federal government try to infiltrate groups, if it
felt those groups posed a threat?
Official Government Documents Label These 72 Types of Americans
as Potential Terrorists
Freedom Outpost - At one time, the term "terrorist" was used
very narrowly. The government applied that label to people like
Osama bin Laden and other Islamic jihadists. But now the Obama
administration is removing all references to Islam from terror
training materials, and instead the term "terrorist" is being
applied to large groups of American citizens.
Holder cancels appearance in OKC amid angry protests
Washington Times - Attorney General Eric Holder canceled his
appearance before the Oklahoma City Police Department’s
graduating cadet class Thursday amid angry protests over his
Police may stop drivers based only on anonymous tip, rules
RT - Law enforcement officials may now stop US drivers based
only on the information gleaned in an anonymous tip phoned in by
a caller who dialed 911, the Supreme Court ruled in a tight
California biofuel bill turns into gun control bill
Senate Bill 916 by Sen. Lou Correa, D-Santa Ana, was a bill
about mandating use of bio-derived lubricating oil. But by
yesterday evening, biofuel is off the table and gun control is
back on.... Yesterday, the bill was gutted and amended into a
gun control bill.
Girl's arrest for doodling raises concerns about zero tolerance
(CNN) - Alexa's hands were cuffed behind her back, and tears
gushed as she was escorted from school in front of teachers and
-- the worst audience of all for a preadolescent girl -- her
Unedited Video Shows Bundy Making Pro-Black, Pro-Mexican
Paul Joseph Watson - The controversy over Cliven Bundy’s
“racist” remarks has taken a new turn after longer unedited
footage emerged showing the Nevada cattle rancher making
pro-black and pro-Mexican comments that were excised out of
Bundy Ranch: The Agenda 21 "Shot" Heard Round The World
Activist Post - The United States government is NOT concerned
about the desert tortoise. There is something much larger at
stake...a much bigger reason to lead an armed insurrection
against a family's property as we've seen at the Bundy Ranch.
12 Numbers Which Prove That Americans Are Sick And Tired Of
Politics As Usual
Economic Collapse - The American people are increasingly waking
up to the fact that nothing ever seems to change in Washington
D.C. no matter which political party is in power. In fact, as
you will see later on in this article, an all-time high 53
percent of all Americans believe that neither party "represents
the American people".
LA cops accused of cutting power to marijuana clinic, planting
RT - Two former Los Angeles County deputies were charged
Wednesday in connection with allegations they switched off
electricity at a medical marijuana dispensary, disabling a
surveillance camera and possibly planting firearms there.
Update: Officer Who Fatally Shot Dog Has Been Fired – For HIS
The Daily Sheeple - Two days ago, we reported the story about
Candy, the Blue Heeler cow dog who was fatally shot when Rains
County Deputy Jerred Dooley arrived on her family’s property to
respond to a burglary. KLTV reports that Dooley was fired today
– but not because he killed a family pet: Sheriff David Traylor
said that it was for Dooley’s safety because of threats.
How Taxpayers Subsidize the Multi-Million Dollar Salaries of
Mother Jones - Thanks to a loophole in the tax code,
corporations are allowed to deduct unlimited amounts of money
from their tax bills for executive compensation, so long as it
comes in the form of stock options or "performance pay."
Bowe Bergdahl, Captive U.S. Soldier, May Be Traded By Taliban:
Huffinton Post - Critics of the U.S. government's nearly
five-year effort to seek the release of the only American
soldier held captive in Afghanistan claim the work suffers from
disorganization and poor communication among numerous federal
agencies involved, leaving his captors unclear which U.S.
officials have the authority to make a deal. * Related
Report: Taliban leaders willing to release Bergdahl, unclear how
to do so
KTVB - Critics of the effort to free Sgt. Bergdahl blame the
confusion on disorganization and lack of communication between
the U.S. Central Command and the Department of Defense.
VIDEO: Former drone pilot says US government could kill me
Press TV - Former US drone operator Brandon Bryant says that he
risks being killed by the US government if he decides to return
to his country. “They could kill me if they want to, but when I
go back home, I’m homeless, like I’m a disabled homeless
veteran. I have no income. I’m nothing,” he told in an exclusive
interview with Press TV.
Corporations & our govt. are using smart meters and much more to
spy on us
Blacklisted News - “Advances in Smart Grid technology could
significantly increase the amount of potentially available
information about personal energy consumption,” reads a
statement from the report, titled “Data Access and Privacy
Issues Related to Smart Grid Technologies.”
Confirmed: Oregon power company says it will stop burning
aborted babies to produce electricity for residents
(NaturalNews) If you live in Oregon, the lights to your house
may be powered by the incineration of aborted babies. This has
been confirmed by the British Columbia Health Ministry which
told the pro-life Life Site News organization that "biomedical
waste" including aborted fetal tissue was routinely shipped to
Oregon to be incinerated in a "waste-to-energy" plant that
U.S. power grid could be too big, on the verge of collapsing
like pile of sand
(NaturalNews) In a March 2014 report, The Wall Street Journal
issued a dire warning about the nation's electric power grid.
"The U.S. could suffer a coast-to-coast blackout if saboteurs
knocked out just nine of the country's 55,000
electric-transmission substations on a scorching summer day,"
Rebecca Smith wrote.
“Look Up! God No Longer Controls the Weather” Billboards Launch
The Daily Sheeple - The fight against Climate Engineering (a/k/a
GeoEngineering) takes to Clear Channel billboards in Atlanta
this week as other cities around the country begin to follow
suit to raise awareness about the earth’s largest environmental
North Dakota Finds More Radioactive Oil Waste
Blacklisted News - North Dakota confirmed Thursday the discovery
of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and
separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February
at another location said it removed double the amount of
radioactive material originally estimated to be there.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
An Unprecedented Plague Has Hit Oranges And Another Has Hit
The Daily Sheeple - Have you heard of citrus greening disease?
Probably not, but it has already gotten so bad that it is being
projected that Florida’s orange harvest will be the smallest in
Companies Say Going Non-GMO is Difficult: Are Big Ag’s GMOs
Spiking Food Prices?
Natural Society - Industry experts are warning that the growing
non-GMO is going to result in higher food prices, largely due to
the pervasiveness of RoundUp Ready crops that were introduced to
‘help farmers’ fight insects that might devour their crops. Now
– it seems farmers have another concern, that GMO will actually
devour their profits.
Spirulina Shows Promise in Protecting Against Lead
Natural Society - A new study indicates something as simple as
spirulina supplementation could counteract the potentially
damaging effects of lead.
HPV Vaccine Linked to Nervous System Disorder and Autoimmunity
Green Med Info - Two recent studies describe seven girls and
young women who were severely debilitated by a disorder that
includes extreme dizziness, intense fatigue, tachycardia, heart
palpitations, chest pain, severe headaches and insomnia
following HPV vaccination.
EPA Asked to Halt Pesticide Use on Apples Until New Safety
Studies are Done
Food Safety News - EWG’s president, Ken Cook, wrote EPA on
Thursday asking that the agency launch a new investigation to
determine whether the use of diphenylamine, or DPA, is safe for
U.S. consumers who, according to 2010 industry data, use about
42.5 pounds of apple products per person each year.
Spring Foraging: Picking A Healthy Salad Straight From The Wild
Off the Grid News - For me, spring foraging is all about the
salads. As the ground thaws and warms a vast array of
interesting and nutritious greens explodes from the earth, and
my interest in a big dinner salad is revived.
Natural ways to sweeten foods without refined sugar
(NaturalNews) People who prefer to sweeten their foods do not
have to rely solely on refined sugar or artificial sweeteners to
accomplish the task. There are several sources that produce the
sweet taste many people crave without adding the calories most
people are constantly trying to avoid.
Caffeine affects Alzheimer's-related protein formation, improves
(NaturalNews) Caffeine may slow the development of Alzheimer's
symptoms, according to a study conducted by researchers from the
University of Bonn, Germany, and the University of Lille,
France, and published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging.
U.S. patients with insurance charged higher fees than
(NaturalNews) Investigative journalist Charles Feldman of KNX
reported that some doctors have said they need to charge the
extra fees because the regulatory costs of running a practice
have skyrocketed over the last decade -- costs that are made
worse by Obamacare requirements.
As obesity rates soar, Coca-Cola's 146-flavor mega soda
dispenser gains popularity
(NaturalNews) According to the Journal of the American Medical
Association, two out of every three adults and one out of every
three U.S. children are either overweight or obese. With an
average of up to 18 teaspoons of sugar in a 20-ounce cup, it's
no wonder that soda is referred to as "liquid candy" and that
the majority of people struggle with their weight.
2014 Food Revolution free Summit launches tomorrow
(NaturalNews) If you haven't yet registered to hear the 2014
Food Revolution Summit, organized by Ocean Robbins and John
Robbins... he 2014 Food Revolution Summit features amazing
speakers on foods, nutrition and healing, including...
Indoor Test Animals Show Desperate Need for
Sunlight, Vitamin D
Natural Blaze - The discovery that indoor animals
like pets and test rabbits suffer from vitamin D
deficiency wasn't really a test at all - it was
accidental. But a report from the American Journal
of Veterinary Research is highlighting the very real
health problems that occur while living with a lack
of sunlight - for animals and humans.
10 Human Superfoods Perfect for Sharing with Your
Dr. Becker - There are several human superfoods that
you can easily share with your canine companion. You
can add them to your pet’s meal, or offer them as
snacks or training treats. If possible, buy locally
grown, non-GMO, organic food.
- April 24, 2014 - Today In History:
1800 - The Library of Congress was established with
a $5,000 allocation.
1805 - The U.S. Marines attacked and captured the
town of Derna in Tripoli.
1877 - In the U.S., federal troops were ordered out
of New Orleans. This was the end to the North's
post-Civil War rule in the South.
1889 - The Edison General Electric Company was
1897 - William Price became the first to be named
White House news reporter.
1898 - Spain declared war on the U.S., rejecting
America's ultimatum for Spain to withdraw from Cuba.
1915 - During World War I, the Ottoman Turkish
Empire began the mass deportation of Armenians.
1944 - The first B-29 arrived in China, over the
Hump of the Himalayas.
1948 - The Berlin airlift began to relieve the
1961 - U.S. President Kennedy accepted "sole
responsibility" following Bay of Pigs invasion of
1967 - Soviet astronaut Vladimir Komarov died when
his craft crashed with a tangled parachute.
1973 - Albert Sabin reported that herpes viruses
were factors in nine kinds of cancer.
1990 - The space shuttle Discovery blasted off from
Cape Canaveral, FL. It was carrying the $1.5 billion
Hubble Space Telescope.
1997 - The U.S. Senate ratified the Chemical Weapons
Convention. The global treaty banned the
development, production, storage and use of chemical
2003 - A U.S. official reported the North Korea had
claimed to have nuclear weapons.
2005 - Pope Benedict XVI was installed as leader of
the Roman Catholic Church in ceremonies at the
Russia May Halt Oil Supplies On Ukraine Theft
Zero Hedge - As Bloomberg reports, 57.9k tons of oil products have been
lost from theft in Ukraine and "Transneft expresses hope that the
Ukrainian authorities can evaluate the risks of the current situation
and not allow a negative scenario to develop."
YouTube: US State Dept publishes 'evidence' of Russian 'involvement' in
RT - Pictures -- according to the US State Department -- prove Russian
involvement in eastern Ukraine. The 'evidence' as the State Department
calls them, show people taking part in seizures of admin buildings in
the region. These same individuals involved in operations in Georgia in
2008, according to the State Department. Spokeswoman Jen Psaki came
under fire over those photos during her last briefing.
New York Times Propaganda Photos on Ukraine Exposed
Global Research - A day after the New York Times published a front-page
report purporting to show the involvement of Russian Special Forces in
protests in east Ukraine, its report, titled “Photos Link Masked Men in
East Ukraine to Russia,” has been exposed as a blatant fabrication.
Secret American base in Libya reportedly seized by jihadists
RT - A secret base in Libya that has reportedly been used up until
recently by United States special operations forces may have been taken
over by local militants linked to Al-Qaeda, a new report suggests.
‘Obama Not Welcome’ – Police turn fire hoses on Filipino anti-Obama
demonstrators protesting the presidents visit
eyesopenreport.com - The protesters held up paper American flags that
read ‘Obama not welcome’ to show their outrage over a expected security
pact that would increase the presence of the American military in the
Philippines. Police clashed with demonstrators, using truncheons,
shields and fire hoses to stop the groups movement towards the US
Embassy, reports NBC News.
Canada Delays Spring GMO Alfalfa Release
Natural Society - After valid concerns about cross-contamination between
GMO and non-GM crops, Canada has decided to delay the release of RoundUp
Ready, GMO alfalfa.
Fighting erupts as Ukrainian armored vehicles attempt to enter defiant
RT - Fighting has erupted just outside Slavyansk, a town in east Ukraine
where population voiced their protest against Kiev authorities.
Ukrainian troops on tanks and armored vehicles are trying to break into
Civil war looms as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine LIVE UPDATES
RT - Kiev’s troops remain in eastern Ukraine as the OSCE mission starts
its work on “de-escalating” the situation on the ground. Anti-government
protesters are unwilling to leave the seized buildings, demanding that
the troops are pulled out first.
Official: Extensive U.S. involvement in anti-terror operation in Yemen
(CNN) -- The United States offered extensive assistance beyond drone
strikes during a massive anti-terror operation in Yemen, including
flying Yemeni commandos to a site where they killed scores of suspected
al Qaeda members, a U.S. official said.
VIDEO: Obama voices support for Japan, Ukraine
Press TV - Obama told a press conference in Tokyo that Washington is
obliged to protect Japan in face of any confrontation over the disputed
islands in the East China Sea.
Banker Death 'Epidemic' Spreads To China
Zero Hedge - Until now, the terrible trail of dead bankers has been only
among US and European financial executives. However, as Caixin reports,
the increasing pressures on the Chinese banking system appear to have
take their first toll. Li Jianhua, director of China's Banking
Regulatory Commission (CBRC), died this morning due to a "sudden heart
attack" - he was less than 49 years old.
Canadian aborted babies incinerated in Oregon waste-to-energy facility
to provide electricity
(LifeSiteNews.com) - The British Columbia Health Ministry has admitted
that the remains of babies destroyed by abortion in B.C. facilities are
ending up in a waste-to-power facility in the United States, providing
electricity for residents of Oregon.
60% Of China's Water "Too Polluted To Drink"
Zero Hedge - Forget bank-runs, the water run has begun in China.
Residents of the western city of Lanzhou rushed to buy mineral water
earlier this month after local tap water was found to contain excessive
levels of the toxic chemical benzene. But that is the tip of what is a
massive problem facing the Chinese people.
China says one-fifth of its farmland is polluted
Al Jazeera - Faced with growing public anger about a poisonous
environment, China's government released a study that shows nearly
one-fifth of the country's farmland is contaminated with toxic metals, a
stunning indictment of unfettered industrialization.
VIDEO: 6.8M earthquake strikes Vancouver Island British Columbia /
Dutchsinse - April 23, 2014 , a large borderline 7.0M earthquake (6.8
magnitude) struck off the Western Coast of Canada , Vancouver Island
British Columbia. No tsunami warnings issued.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Latest Trick for Illegal Immigrants: Granting Amnesty in Return
for Military Service
heritage.org - Serving in the military is a high calling and a
privilege—certainly not something to be treated as a bargaining
chip in immigration politics. Yet these congressmen are trying
to sneak this provision into the larger National Defense
Authorization Act, which lays out the budget for the Department
Louisiana Creates Database of Citizens Who Represent “A Risk to
Paul Joseph Watson - Authorities in Louisiana are compiling a
database of information on every citizen in order to identify
people who are “a risk to the state,” as well as pinpointing
future criminals in an effort to allow the state to “intervene
in that person’s life”.
Los Angeles cops already using spy drones for 'predictive
End The Lie - The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
secretly used a civilian aircraft to monitor the 10-square-mile
area of Compton in 2012, recording high-resolution video of all
that happened n the region.
NY Homeland Security Encourages Businesses to Snitch on Preppers
Paul Joseph Watson - The New York State Division of Homeland
Security is encouraging businesses to snitch on preppers as
terrorists, urging that the purchase of MRE’s, ammunition or
flash lights be treated as a suspicious activity.
Boston Marathon Bombing Live Debate — Jim Fetzer vs. A.J.
AFP Radio - On Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 3 p.m. ET, Dave
Gahary moderates a two-hour debate* between James H. Fetzer and
A. J. MacDonald, Jr. on the Boston Marathon Bombing. Was it real
Second Amendment Victory: Georgia Governor Signs Historic Gun
The Daily Sheeple - As of July 1st, licensed gun owners in
Georgia and visitors from 28 other states will be allowed to
bring a gun into a bar without restrictions and carry a firearm
into some government buildings. Under the law, school districts
will be able to decide whether they want some employees to carry
a firearm, and religious leaders can decide whether to allow
licensed gun owners to carry guns into their church, synagogue
Brand names littering NY Common Core Standardized Tests Vex
Parents - Teachers barred from publicly discussing
(AP) - Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life
Savers showed up on the tests more than a million students in
grades 3 through 8 took this month, leading to speculation it
was some form of product placement advertising.
Victory For Breast Milk Mom Against TSA Tyranny
Steve Watson - Many news stories regarding the security theatre
antics of the TSA are often disheartening downbeat tales of the
dissolution of rights and creeping tyranny in America. So it is
important to highlight victories against such things when they
Here comes the bride. And another one. And another one! Meet
world's first married lesbian threesome
Daily Mail - Doll, Kitten and Brynn, from Massachusetts, were
joined together in a marriage-style ceremony last August and are
expecting a daughter in July.
Federal Judges Order Obama Administration to Release Memo
Justifying Assassination of Americans
AllGov - The Obama administration has been ordered by a panel of
federal judges to release its legal justification for
assassinating Americans suspected of terrorist ties. ACLU lawyer
Jameel Jaffer called the decision “a resounding rejection of the
government’s effort to use secrecy, and selective disclosure, as
a means of manipulating public opinion about the targeted
Vermont Senate approves GMO labeling law by huge majority
(NaturalNews) The Vermont Senate has given decisive approval to
a measure that would require the labeling of foods that contain
genetically modified ingredients, meaning the state could become
the first one in the country to enact such a law.
Elsevier journal boycott announced; sign the petition to end
Seralini GMO study censorship
(NaturalNews) The publisher of the scientific journal that
retracted Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini's study on tumor-ridden
rats fed Monsanto's genetically modified (GM) corn is the
subject of a new academic boycott.
Cops Tie Up 75-Year-Old Grandmother in Botched Raid
Mikael Thalen - According to Ruth Hunter, Virginia State Police
bound her hands with zip-ties after wrongfully targeting her
apartment in a drug raid. “I thought it was somebody just
breaking in to rob me and kill me,” Hunter told CBS 6.
Wall Street Greed: Not Too Big for a California Jury
ellenbrown.com - United States Attorney General Eric Holder has
declared that the too-big-to-fail Wall Street banks are too big
to prosecute. But an outraged California jury might have
different ideas. As noted in the California legal newspaper The
Highway Upkeep Trust Fund Nears Bankruptcy
All Gov - The Highway Trust Fund’s Highway Account, which
finances maintenance and construction projects at the state
level, currently has about $8.4 billion in it. But the U.S.
Department of Transportation warns that demand for this funding
is outpacing money available.
Exactly Like 7 Years Ago? 2014 Is Turning Out To Be Eerily
Similar To 2007
Economic Collapse - Just like seven years ago, the stock market
has soared to all-time high after all-time high. Just like seven
years ago, the authorities are telling us that there is nothing
to worry about. Unfortunately, just like seven years ago, a
housing bubble is imploding and another great economic crisis is
Top Climate Researcher Urges Nuclear Power to Thwart
Activist Post - It is becoming increasingly difficult to write
off geoengineering as conspiracy. We already have numerous White
Papers from think tanks, official documents admitting to climate
control plans, and many public admissions from scientists and
Family Wins Fracking Suit in Legal Blow to Industry
Common Dreams - Bob and Lisa Parr of Wise County sued Aruba
Petroleum in 2011 for shale gas drilling operations which their
lawyers said "fouled the family’s 40-acre ranch property, their
home and quality of life," by sickening both them and their
daughter Emma, as well as their pets and livestock.
DARPA producing sea-floor pods that can release attack drones on
RT - The Pentagon’s research arm, DARPA, is developing robot
pods that can sit at the bottom of the ocean for long stretches
of time, waiting to release airborne and water-based drones to
the surface upon an attack command.
Pre-Crime Systems Now Actively Monitoring the Internet
Mac Slavo - No longer are these machines simply recording the
data and storing them in some historical archive to be pulled at
a later date should the government ever have reason to take a
closer look at your personal life. The next generation of
systems are being used to actively monitor your digital
interactions, surfing habits, conversations and daily sentiment
in an effort to predict your future behavior.
'Watch_Dogs' Game, Chicago: Hack People's Lives, Cameras Are
Activist Post - There are no words to describe a personal
reaction to this extended video game preview for Watch_Dogs,
available on multiple systems, May 27th, by Ubisoft. Video
games, for years now, have been a great covert way to train
young ones into military jobs like drone operation or crime
units hunting for "domestic terrorists."
Have a Cough? Pineapple Juice Found to be 5x more Effective than
Natural Society - Suffering from a cough? One study found that
pineapple is actually more effective at quelling a cough than
cough syrup—up to 5 times more effective.
Minute Maid’s Pomegranate Blueberry Juice is 99% Apple and Grape
Natural Society - Pom Wonderful is suing Coca-Cola over
deceiving people over it's pomegranate blueberry juice, which is
actually 99.4 percent apple and grape-derived,
Ackman Promised Former Herbalife Employer $3.6 Million To Become
Zero Hedge - "I will pursue Herbalife to the end of the earth,"
is the threat Bill Ackman made and the hedge fund manager
acknowledges spending more than $20 million in a lobbying and
media campaign against the health product company.
Heavy metals scientifically linked to causing diabetes
(NaturalNews) Fifty years ago, it was virtually unheard of. But
today, diabetes mellitus, a serious metabolic disorder, afflicts
more than 150 million people globally, with a bulk of this
number hailing from North America.
Laetrile cover-up exposed at major cancer hospital
(NaturalNews) In the summer of 1972, one of the most prominent
cancer scientists of the 20th century was asked - by Memorial
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - to test laetrile in
spontaneously occurring animal tumors. The results were
promising -to say the least.
Seven health benefits of ginseng
(NaturalNews) It's simply amazing how natural herbs and foods
can have multiple, wonderful health benefits! Take for instance
ginseng (usually Korean/Asian Red Ginseng, Panax ginseng), it
lives up to its cure-all description (Panax means
"all-curing/healing" in Greek)!
Five weeds that make better medicines than any pharmaceutical
(NaturalNews) Most people will agree that weeds can cause a
large amount of damage in the garden. For example, invasive
weeds like Johnson grass and cogongrass expand rapidly and choke
other low-growing flora.
Town threatens jail time to citizens who feed stray
Police State USA - The new ordinance goes into
effect May 22nd, and will punish violators with
$100-$500 in fines and up to 90 days in jail —
depending on the “severity” of the offense. The city
government can now target retirees and widows and
nail them for their affection towards animals. An
81- year old Alzheimer’s sufferer from Tampa named
Mary Musselman has been locked away for nearly 3
months for feeding animals in her yard.
Pet Treats Found to Contain Heavy Metals
Susan Thixton - NaturalNews.com’s pet treat testing
found lead, cadmium, and mercury in pet treats in
dangerous levels. Here are the products they tested
and what they found.
Warning to Pet Owners: Avoid These Products Like the
Dr. Becker - According to the FDA website, there
were 33 separate recalls of pet food and livestock
feed in 2013. On average, that's one every 11 days.
Of the 33 recalls, 21 were for dog and cat food.
Here is a brief summary of the recalls by month as
captured at AVMA.org. See if you notice anything
interesting about what types of products are being
- April 23, 2014 - Today In History:
1635 - The Boston Public Latin School was
established. It was the first public school building
in the United States.
1789 - U.S. President George Washington moved into
Franklin House, New York. It was the first executive
mansion. 1789 - "Courier De Boston" was published
for the first time. It was the first Roman Catholic
magazine in the U.S. 1826 - Missolonghi fell to
1861 - Arkansas troops seized Fort Smith.
1872 - Charlotte E. Ray became the African-American
1908 - U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt signed an
act creating the U.S. Army Reserve.
1915 - The A.C.A. became the National Advisory
Council on Aeronautics (NACA).
1924 - The U.S. Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus
1968 - The Methodist Church and the Evangelical
United Brethren Church merged to form the United
1981 - The Soviet Union conducted an underground
nuclear test at their Semipaltinsk (Kazakhstan) test
1985 - The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was
changing its 99-year-old secret formula. New Coke
was not successful, which resulted in the resumption
of selling the original version.
1985 - The U.S. House rejected $14 million in aid to
1988 - A U.S. federal law took effect that banned
smoking on flights that were under two hours.
1988 - In Martinez, CA, a drain valve was left open
at the Shell Marsh. More than 10,000 barrels of oil
poured into the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough.
1997 - An infertility doctor in California announced
that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late
1996. The child was from a donor egg. The woman is
the oldest known woman to give birth.
1999 - In Washington, DC, the heads of state and
government of the 19 NATO nations celebrated the
organization's 50th anniversary.
2003 - U.S. President George W. Bush signed
legislation that authorized the design change of the
5-cent coin (nickel) for release in 2004. It was the
first change to the coin in 65 years. The change, to
commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana
Purchase, was planned to run for only two years
before returning to the previous design.
2004 - U.S. President George W. Bush eased sanctions
against Libya in return for Moammar Gadhafi's
agreement to give up weapons of mass destruction.
2005 - The first video was uploaded to YouTube.com.
2010 - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed the nation's
toughest illegal immigration measure into law.
Biden Backs Ukraine Junta as State Department Offers Weak Evidence of
Kurt Nimmo - Vice President Joe Biden met with junta leaders Arseniy
Yatsenyuk and Oleksandr Turchynov in Kyiv and said the United States
will pledge an additional $50 million as part of a package of assistance
to help Ukraine pursue political and economic reform and strengthen its
partnership with the United States, according to CNN.
US sends 600 troops to Eastern Europe, warship USS Taylor enters Black
RT - US frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) has entered the Black Sea, according
to the US Navy, as the Pentagon announces plans to dispatch some 600
troops to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia for military exercises.
Setting the Stage for War With Pakistan
Tony Cartalucci - Attempts to paint Pakistan as a dangerous enemy of the
West and a prime candidate for military intervention has been made once
again by those in the Western media. ABC News, in an article titled,
“‘Double dealing’: How Pakistan hid Osama Bin Laden from the U.S. and
fueled the war in Afghanistan,” claims that...
First Greek MERS case: Patient in ‘critical condition’
RT - Greece’s first confirmed Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
patient is reportedly in critical condition, according to doctors.
Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s health minister has been sacked without
explanation as the country’s death toll climbs to 81.
4.4 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, near nuclear plant
RT - A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the
country’s capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 12.4 kilometers, says USGS.
Nuclear waste at ‘eroding’ dump near Sellafield ‘will be disrupted’ –
RT - A site on the Cumbrian coast where 1 million cubic meters of
nuclear waste from all over the UK has been buried for the past 55 years
has been declared a potential source of contamination – due to coastal
erosion and rising sea levels.
Lavrov: Russian troops haven't crossed border, no military in Ukraine
RT - There is no Russian military presence in Ukraine, the Russian
Foreign Minister has told RT. He alleged the US has a hand in the
current stand-off in Ukraine between the coup-appointed government and
VIDEO: US to resume military aid to Egypt
Press TV - The Obama administration plans to resume some military
assistance to Egypt and deliver 10 Apache helicopters after the
military-backed government in Cairo upheld its peace treaty with Israel.
VIDEO: MH370 may have landed safely somewhere: Reports
Press TV - Malaysia’s New Strait Times daily on Wednesday quoted sources
close to the international investigation team that the investigators are
looking at the possibility that the missing jet did not crash into the
Indian Ocean and landed safely at an unknown location.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott TO BLM: 'COME AND TAKE IT'
Breitbart - After Breitbart Texas reported on the U.S. Bureau of
Land Management’s (BLM) intent to seize 90,000 acres belonging
to Texas landholders along the Texas/Oklahoma line, Texas
Attorney General Greg Abbott questioned the BLM’s authority to
take such action.
Homeland Security to Purchase 25 Million Shotgun Rounds
Kit Daniels - The solicitation posted on FBO.gov states that
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a department under DHS, is
seeking “shotgun ammunition for use by all applicable agencies
in the Department of Homeland Security,” more specifically three
million rounds of shotgun slugs per year and two million rounds
of buckshot per year for five years.
Louisiana: House Committee Scheduled to Hear Bill to Repeal
Self-Defense Law this Wednesday
NRA-ILA - Sponsored by state Representative Wesley Bishop (D-New
Orleans), NRA-opposed HB 826 would repeal Louisiana's "stand
your ground" statute and tip the scales in favor of criminals
who attack law-abiding citizens in public.
“No Knock Raid” by Lindy: This Is the American Police State
The Daily Sheeple - Editor’s Note: I’m posting this because I
worry that people do not realize how late the hour is in our
country. That, and this video brought tears to my eyes. This is
the police state in all it’s ugly, brutal reality. Please read
the description to understand what you are about to see....
For supporting links go here.
Man calls to report a burglary, deputy arrives and shoots his
dog in the head
Police State USA - A man says that when he called police to
report that his home had been burglarized, he waited hours for
an officer to arrive — only to witness his dog promptly being
shot in the head by the responding deputy. He says when more
backup arrived, they mocked and intimidated him with a taser.
PUPPYCIDE: Every 98 minutes, a dog is shot by law enforcement
kickstarter.com - PUPPYCIDE will be a documentary that takes a
journey with victims of puppycide, the dogs and their owners.
From the moment they meet and seal their emotional bonds to the
excruciating trauma of loss, we follow the dog owners' battles
for justice with police culture and the legal system, both of
which treat puppycides as acceptable collateral damage.
Police Called to Deal With Girls Building Den in Woods – Can We
Please Stop Criminalising Childhood?
iacknowledge.net - On Easter Sunday, police were called to deal
with children committing the appallingly anti-social act of
building a den in a wooded area near their Northumbrian home.
The group of girls were busy making their tree house in
Warkworth Woods when local dog walkers called police reporting
children ‘dragging wood into the wood’.
School Calls Cops On Runaway Special Needs Kid
Steve Watson - An eight year old child with special needs will
face a day in court to answer to two felony charges after police
were called by school officials when the boy ran away.
Video: TSA Agents Pat Down 2 & 6 Year Old Children
Paul Joseph Watson - Disturbing new video footage shows TSA
agents performing full body pat downs on two infants aged just 2
and 6 years old, illustrating how the federal agency still
targets children despite a partial rollback of the policy in
VIDEO: Sheriff Mack Calls Out Glenn Beck, “You Ought To Be
Ashamed of Yourself!”
Ben Swann - Bunkersville, Nev., April 22, 2014- In this video
Sheriff Mack breaks down the Bundy Ranch situation, while
calling out Glenn Beck.
North Dakota to start first US drone flights in May
RT - Research drones will begin flying over North Dakota the
week of May 5, the Federal Aviation Administration announced
Monday. North Dakota is the first of six unmanned aerial systems
(UAS) test sites to begin flight operations.
Albuquerque Police Kill Third Person in Five Weeks
RT - A 19-year-old woman was shot and killed by police in
Albuquerque, New Mexico early Monday after being suspected of
stealing a truck. This week’s death of Mary Hawkes now marks the
third time in five weeks that Albuquerque cops have killed a
Over 1,100 IRS employees received bonuses after not paying taxes
RT - According to a new report by the Treasury Inspector General
for Tax Administration, more than 2,800 IRS employees facing
disciplinary actions received more than $2.8 million in monetary
Obama begins multi-million dollar Detroit bailout
Ben Swann - According to the Detroit Free Press, Obama plans to
send Detroit approximately $100 million to relieve the city’s
pension funds. The report points to Obama’s tough mid-term
prospects while stating that he and Democrats have been “under
pressure from unions” not to let government retirees suffer in
The Middle Class In Canada Is Now Doing Better Than The Middle
Class In America
Economic Collapse - The Canadian economy has been booming thanks
to a rapidly growing oil industry, and meanwhile the U.S. middle
class has been steadily shrinking. If current trends continue, a
whole bunch of other countries are going to start passing us
Spot The Massive Depression, And The Tiny Recovery, In This
Existing Home Sales Chart
Zero Hedge - When it comes to home purchases, there are the
rich, with $1MM+ existing home transactions up a recoveryish 13%
in the West, and then there are the poor, where in the cheapest
bucket have crashed a depression-like -45%.
NASA Expert: Chemtrails Are Real and Rogue Geoengineers Could
The Daily Sheeple - Droughts, famine, chemtrails and the global
game of risk: geoengineering is real, and inevitable part of the
future, when science tries to orchestrate nature in the name of
taming climate change, while experts argue over who will make
the rules in the global governance of weather modification and
Asteroids cause dozens of nuclear-scale blasts in Earth’s
The Guardian - Asteroids caused 26 nuclear-scale explosions in
the Earth’s atmosphere between 2000 and 2013, a new report
reveals. Some were more powerful – in one case, dozens of times
stronger – than the atom bomb blast that destroyed Hiroshima in
1945 with an energy yield equivalent to 16 kilotons of TNT.
DSL router patch merely hides backdoor instead of closing it
arstechnica.com - The same security researcher who originally
discovered a backdoor in 24 models of wireless DSL routers has
found that a patch intended to fix that problem doesn’t actually
get rid of the backdoor—it just conceals it.
Low-Fat Foods Contain 20% more Sugar on Average than
Natural Society - If a product says “low-fat”, “no
fat”, or “sugar-free”, you should run. Not only do
labels like this only come on highly processed
foods, but most often the makers of these foods have
had to add some other interesting ingredients to
make them palatable after removing the fat, sugar,
or whatever new dietary villain they are after.
12 Ways To Treat Psoriasis Naturally
preventdisease.com - Psoriasis is a common, chronic
relapsing/remitting immune-mediated skin condition
caused by an overload of toxicity through diet, some
medications or our environment.... The good news is
that is can be reversed through many different
natural remedies, most of which should resolve the
symptoms before ever requiring medication.
The Scary Truth About the New York City Flu Vaccine
vactruth.com - This year, 150,000 children will be
added to the list of victims of forced vaccination.
The leaders of New York City have mandated that all
children under the age of six years old who attend
day care or preschool must be vaccinated with the
American homes harbor antibiotic-resistant
CBS News - An antibiotic-resistant "superbug," long
a problem in health-care settings, is now taking up
residence in people's homes, a new U.S. study finds.
Beware of the latest mystery sweetener additive to
be tested on the public
(NaturalNews) The new product that will be tested on
the public is called "Sweetmyx." Senomyx uses
"proprietary taste science technologies to discover,
develop and commercialize novel flavor ingredients
for the food, beverage and flavor industries." And
PepsiCo has jumped to the head of the Sweetmyx line
to use this sweetness-enhancer in its products.
Six artificial colors have been linked to
hyperactivity in children, and three of them are
still legal in the United States
(NaturalNews) A groundbreaking 2007 study published
in The Lancet found that six different artificial
colors and the preservative sodium benzoate
decreased attention and promoted hyperactivity in
both children diagnosed with attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and those without the
The 5 most prevalent toxins destroying the body
(NaturalNews) With thousands of toxins circulating
in the world it can be very easy to become
overwhelmed. Formerly nutritious foods have been
denatured to the point that they have very little
benefit, and air and water have become dangerously
polluted. These are 5 toxins to be especially
- April 22, 2014 - Today In History:
1805 - A force led by U.S. Marines captured the city
of Derna, on the shores of Tripoli.
1813 - Americans under Gen. Pike capture York
(present day Toronto) the seat of government in
1861 - U.S. President Lincoln suspended the writ of
1861 - West Virginia seceded from Virginia after
Virginia seceded from the Union during the American
1863 - The Army of the Potomac began marching on
1865 - In the U.S. the Sultana exploded while
carrying 2,300 Union POWs. Between 1,400 - 2,000
1897 - Grant's Tomb was dedicated.
1938 - Geraldine Apponyi married King Zog of
Albania. She was the first American woman to become
1946 - The SS African Star was placed in service. It
was the first commercial ship to be equipped with
1953 - The U.S. offered $50,000 and political asylum
to any Communist pilot that delivered a MIG jet.
1960 - The submarine Tullibee was launched from
Groton, CT. It was the first sub to be equipped with
1965 - "Pampers" were patented by R.C. Duncan.
1975 - Saigon was encircled by North Vietnamese
1982 - The trial of John Hinckley Jr. began in
Washington. He was later acquitted by reason of
insanity for shooting U.S. President Reagan and 3
1989 - Student protestors took over Tiananmen Square
1987 - The U.S. Justice Department barred Austrian
President Kurt Waldheim from entering the U.S. He
claimed that he had aided in the deportation and
execution of thousands of Jews and others as a
German Army officer during World War II.
2005 - Russian President Vladimir Putin became the
first Kremlin leader to visit Israel.
2006 - In New York, NY, construction began on the
1,776-foot Freedom Tower on the site of former World
2010 - The Deepwater Horizon oil platform, operated
by BP, sank into the Gulf of Mexico two days after a
massive explosion that killed 11 workers.
US lawmakers call on sanctions against Gazprom, Russian banks
RT - Washington is inching closer to imposing a tighter financial grip
on Russia. The next round of sanctions could target more banks and the
heart of the Russian economy - the energy sector. In sights is Gazprom,
Russia’s largest natural gas producer.
Russia Warns It May Enter Recession As Soon As This Quarter
Zero Hedge - While hardly coming as a surprise to anyone, Russia is
getting increasingly more vocal about the near certainty that the
country is about to slam headfirst into a technical (at first), and then
Depositor In Failed Russian Bank Loses It, Takes Hostages, Demands
Zero Hedge - Earlier today, the Central Bank of Russia announced that
starting April 21, it would revoke the license of Moscow’s Bank Zapadny.
According to reports, "the bank had cooked its books and failed to
comply with regulations on the amount of assets a financial organization
must maintain to ensure its stability, the central bank said.
Al-Qaeda in Syria Gets Anti-aircraft Missiles
Kurt Nimmo - Time reported Monday officials at the White House are
seriously considering sending manpads – man-portable air defense systems
– to terrorist mercenary groups operating in Syria. Discussion is
reportedly underway, but “strong doubts remain about the wisdom of
providing missiles to the rebels.”
NATO Military Dolphins to Roam Black Sea
RIA Novosti - US military-trained dolphins and sea lions will
participate in upcoming NATO military exercises in the Black Sea, the
Russian Izvestiya newspaper reported Monday. The paper, citing a
spokesman for the US Navy’s marine mammals program, said some 20
dolphins and 10 sea lions will participate in exercises.
China Court Impounds Japanese Ship in Unprecedented Seizure
Bloomberg - A Shanghai court ordered the seizure of a Japanese ship
owned by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd. (9104) as compensation for the loss of
two ships leased from a Chinese company before the two countries went to
war in 1937.
Report: Ebola Suspected In Europe: “Broken Through All Containment
Mac Slavo - Reuters reports that the government “planned to stop
publicly releasing the death toll to avoid causing unnecessary panic.”
But panic may be in order. Despite the best efforts of emergency health
workers it appears that virus may have crossed out of Africa into
Fukushima radiation killing our children, govt hides truth - former
RT - Katsutaka Idogawa, former mayor of Futaba, a town near the disabled
Fukushima nuclear plant, is warning his country that radiation
contamination is affecting Japan’s greatest treasure – its children.
U.S. Conducts Spy Flight Over Russia
Washington Free Beacon - After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the
United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over
Russian territory on Monday, a State Department official said.
The Global Drone Arms Race Is Becoming Autonomous: Scientist
Activist Post - More than 50 countries have purchased surveillance
drones, and many have started in-country development programs for armed
versions because no nation is exporting weaponized drones beyond a
handful of sales between the United States and its closest allies.
US claims toxic chemical used in Syria this month
Press TV - The United States claims it has indications that a “toxic
industrial chemical” was used in Syria earlier this month by the
government of President Bashar al-Assad. The US State Department said on
Monday that the toxic chemical used in the village of Kfar Zeita on
April 11 might have been chlorine.
VIDEO: Israel settlers uproot Palestine trees
Press TV - The settlers destroyed the trees belonging to Palestinian
farmers in the village of Ras Karkar, northwest of the West Bank city of
Ramallah on Sunday.
Greece austerity causes 551 suicides
Press TV - According to the survey, conducted by researchers at the
University of Portsmouth in the UK, every 1 percent increase in
government spending cuts in Greece resulted in a 0.43 percent surge in
suicides among men between 2009 and 2010.
'Environmental catastrophe' declared in Chile as arsenic contamination
detected in water at up to 360 times accepted levels
(NaturalNews) An arid region of Chile off the South Pacific Coast has
been declared an environmental catastrophe after tests revealed the
presence of toxic heavy metals like lead and arsenic in rivers, lakes
and groundwater serving nearby population centers.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
SPLC Blames ‘Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorists’ for Ruining Agenda
Susanne Posel - The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has
released a report entitled, “Agenda 21: The UN, Sustainability
and Right-Wing Conspiracy Theory” which details how far-right
groups have “transformed” the concept of Agenda 21 in the minds
of the American public.”
Lesson For America? China’s Agenda 21 Forces People Into Cities
Off the Grid News - America is a “signatory” country to Agenda
21. Since the plan is a non-binding statement and not a treaty,
a vote on the initiative was not necessary. In the United
States, more than 500 large and moderate-sized cities are
members of an international sustainability organization that
reportedly supports the implementation of Agenda 21.
YouTube: Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk 4/21/14: Nevada Standoff
a Symptom of Increasing Authoritarianism
"A government that continually violates our rights of property
and contract can fairly be descried as authoritarian."
Homeland Security Adviser Warns Parents That Their Mouthy Kids
May Grow Up To Be Terrorists
techdirt.com - Our nation's singular focus on terrorism has led
to various branches of the government and counterterrorism
pundits declaring all sorts of things to be warning signs of
terrorist activity. Here's a short (but by no means
all-inclusive) list of activities that are supposedly indicators
Recruiting Thugs for the Police State in New Mexico
Kurt Nimmo - Sir Robert Peel is considered the father of modern
policing. He was influenced by the legal philosophy of Jeremy
Bentham. Bentham called for a centralized and politically
neutral police force for the maintenance of social order and
protection of people and property against crime.
IRS revokes conservative group’s tax-exempt status over
Washington Times - The Internal Revenue Servicehas revoked the
tax-exempt status of a conservative charity for making
statements critical of Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Kerry,
according to a USA Today report.
Oklahoma militia members join fight against feds
kfor.com - Organizers with the Oklahoma Militia say they have
members in Nevada who claim Bundy’s cattle were unlawfully
herded by the bureau. The Oklahoma Militia says it is made up of
nearly 50,000 volunteers.
The Bundy Paradigm: Will You Be a Rebel, Revolutionary or a
Activist Post - Unfortunately, the intrepid, revolutionary
American spirit that stood up to the British, blazed paths to
the western territories, and prevailed despite a civil war,
multiple world wars, and various economic depressions has taken
quite a beating in recent years. Nevertheless, the time is
coming when each American will have to decide: will you be a
slave, rebel or revolutionary?
Hillary Clinton Biographer Says 'She's Already Running'
Huffington Post - Hillary Clinton biographer Jonathan Allen
shared his insights about the chances of Hillary Clinton running
in 2016 on Monday.
Shocker: Average credit card interest climbs to 21%
RT - As credit card companies try and spur consumer spending in
the United States with introductory perks and cash rewards, they
have raised interest rates on other customers to a remarkable 21
For Those Who Work For a Living, the Level of Inequality In The
U.S. Is “Probably Higher Than In Any Other Society at Any Time
In The Past, Anywhere In The World”
Washington's Blog - Inequality in America today is twice as bad
as in ancient Rome, worse than it was in Tsarist Russia, Gilded
Age America, modern Egypt, Tunisia or Yemen, many banana
republics in Latin America, and worse than experienced by slaves
in 1774 colonial America.
Tax Day Tax Revenue Set All-Time Record
CNS News - Inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit an
all-time record of $1,428,710,000,000 from the beginning of the
fiscal year on Oct. 1 through April 15, the deadline for filing
federal tax returns for 2013, according to the Daily Treasury
Obama Calls for Highest Sustained Taxation in U.S. History
CNS News - In the budget proposal he presented to Congress last
month, President Barack Obama called for what would be the
highest level of sustained taxation ever imposed on the American
people, according to the analysis published last week by the
Congressional Budget Office. Flasback:
YouTube: Obama Pledges to Not Raise Middle Class Taxes.
Is The US Military Preparing For The Collapse Of The Dollar?
Zero Hedge - It almost happened in 2008… but as this excerpt
from Casey Research’s Meltdown America documentary notes, it
appears the US military is preparing for the potential collapse
of the US dollar. As Scott Taylor warns, “…if the carrot (of
credit worthiness) is fading, and the stick (of military threat)
is weak, that empire is going to come down in a hurry…” which
leaves a serial economic mis-manager only one option to ‘secure’
Gasoline better for environment than corn biofuels, study says
RT - Contrary to popular ‘green’ beliefs, a study funded by the
US federal government argues that corn-based biofuels are
actually worse for the environment than gasoline, as they emit
more greenhouse gasses and deplete soil carbon.
Oklahoma To Charge “Privilege Tax” For Going Off Grid
Commoditie Futures - Under the terms of a recently passed bill,
expected to be signed by Governor Mary Fallin, homeowners who
install their own private solar or wind turbine energy resources
and sell some of the juice back to energy companies will be
paying a fee for the privilege.
US developing public unmanned aircraft incident reporting system
networkworld.com - Specifically the Department of Justice’s
National Institute of Justice is looking for proposals to
develop, host, and maintain a web-based, online flight data and
incident reporting system.
Why your fingerprints may not be unique
The Telegraph - Assumption that everyone has a unique
fingerprint from which they can be identified through a computer
database is flawed, says Home Office expert Mike Silverman.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
42 Healthy Varieties of Edible Flowers to Add to Your Garden
Natural Blaze - Using flowers in cooking has been widely used in
many parts of the world including Europe, Asia, East India,
Victorian English, and in the Middle East. During the colonial
times of America, settlers also used flowers as a means for
$14 mlllion payout after birth control pills caused stroke
RT - A jury near Chicago, Illinois has ordered a doctor there to
pay a local woman $14 million after the birth control drug he
prescribed to her allegedly caused a severe stroke and left her
confined to a wheelchair.
Study Links Banned Pesticide to Premature Births
Natural Society - In the latest study to link pesticides to
health risks, French scientists found that chlordecone (kepone)
could increase the risk of premature delivery.
2 Natural Solutions for Bleeding Gums, Gingivitis, and a Healthy
Natural Society - Better treatments for gum health often include
oil pulling with coconut oil and brushing with fluoride-free
solutions. But a new study indicates chamomile and pomegranate
can also play a role in stopping bleeding gums and keeping your
Using Mouthwash 3x Daily Increases Cancer Risk, Alternatives
Natural Society - Researchers with the
University of Glasgow Dental School found that people who
use mouthwash products more than three times a day have an
increased chance of developing mouth and throat cancers. “I
would not advise routine use of mouthwash,” lead researcher and
senior lecturer Dr. David Conway said.
10 Natural Remedies To Instantly Reduce Nausea
preventdisease.com - Nausea is very difficult to predict, but it
helps to have the right ingredients in your kitchen to ease the
pain and discomfort. Whether or not you see it coming, nausea
and vomiting is never pleasant. Here are ten effective and
natural home remedies for preventing regurgitation.
Combat insomnia with tryptophan-rich foods
(NaturalNews) To sleep better, it's important to eat foods that
contain high levels of tryptophan. This amino acid can't be made
by the body, so consumption of tryptophan-rich foods is
essential. Once in the body and with easy access to the brain,
it helps to make that vital hormone, serotonin.
Allergan skin cream uses human foreskin growth factors that
could cause tumors, legal complaint alleges
(NaturalNews) Consumer-rights law firm Hagens Berman (HB) has
filed a class action suit with Josette Ruhnke as the named
plaintiff against Allergan, the new owner of SkinMedica. The
focus of the suit is with the potential health risks from
SkinMedica's proprietary human growth factor solution derived
from human foreskins.
- April 21, 2014 - Today In History:
1789 - John Adams was sworn in as the first U.S.
1836 - General Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna at
the Battle of San Jacinto. This battle decided the
independence of Texas.
1856 - The Mississippi River was crossed by a rail
train for the first time (between Davenport, IA, and
Rock Island, IL).
1862 - The U.S. Congress established the U.S. Mint
in Denver, CO.
1865 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's funeral
train left Washington.
1898 - The Spanish-American War began.
1914 - U.S. Marines occupied Vera Cruz, Mexico. The
troops stayed for six months.
1918 - German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen,
"The Red Baron," was shot down and killed during
World War I.
1943 - U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt announced
that several Doolittle pilots had been executed by
1967 - Svetlana Alliluyeva (Svetlana Stalina)
defected in New York City. She was the daughter of
1972 - Apollo 16 astronauts John Young and Charles
Duke explored the surface of the moon.
1975 - South Vietnam president, Nguyen Van Thieu,
resigned, condemning the United States.
1984 - In France, it was announced that doctors had
found virus believed to cause AIDS.
2000 - The 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection
Act went into effect.
2003 - North and South Korea agreed to hold
Cabinet-level talks the following week.
2004 - Five suicide attackers detonated car bombs
against police buildings in Basra, Iraq, killing at
least 74 people
2009 - UNESCO launched The World Digital Library.
The World Digital Library (WDL) is an international
digital library operated by UNESCO and the United
States Library of Congress.
'Easter truce' broken: Five deaths reported in overnight checkpoint raid
in E. Ukraine
RT - Five people have been killed in a gunfight in Slavyansk, a city in
eastern Ukraine held by anti-government protesters. The fatalities
include three protesters and two attackers, who are believed to be from
the Right Sector paramilitary.
This Means War: US To Target Putin's Personal $40 Billion Stash
Zero Hedge - The Times of London reports, perhaps the US has found a
crucial pain point for Putin - a sanctions regime that would target
Putin's personal wealth, which includes a reported $40 billion stashed
in Swiss bank accounts.
VIDEO: US-led NATO poking Russia into nuclear war: Analyst
Press TV - Russia and the United States and NATO are nuclear powers. If
a war starts even on a conventional or a skirmish level, this can
quickly escalate to nuclear war and then all humanity is at stake,”
William Jones, from the Executive Intelligence Review newsmagazine, said
in an interview.
China Prepares Massive Investments in Crimea
StratRisks - Vladimir Chizhov, Russia’s ambassador to the European
Union, said Russia is partnering with China in two major Crimean
projects: the “Power of Siberia” gas pipeline and a 25 meter deep
Crimean deep water port. These projects will continue despite the
ongoing crisis in the Ukraine, Chizhov said.
Prosecutors seeks to extend sunken Korea ferry captain's detention
Press TV - On Saturday, the captain and at least two crew members were
arrested on charges of negligence and abandoning people in need. Lee
Joon-seok Lee and most of his 28 crew, who reportedly managed to escape
the ferry, have been criticized for abandoning the ship when so many
passengers were still onboard.
GM to battle VW in China with $12 billion investment and new plants
(Reuters) - U.S. car giant General Motors Corp (GM) (GM) plans to invest
$12 billion in China from 2014 to 2017 and build more plants next year
as it competes with aggressive rivals in the world's largest auto
VIDEO: 7.3M earthquake strikes Mexico — Area warned 3 days prior
Dutchsinse 4/18/14 - Another large earthquake has struck the Pacific
ring of fire. Again, a greater than 7.0M event — this time in Mexico a
7.3M earthquake has struck.
VIDEO: Biden to meet with Ukrainian leaders
Press TV - US Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine on Monday
on a two-day visit to underscore Washington’s support for Kiev amid
growing tensions between the US and Russia.
Obama's latest drone attack manages to only kill 3 innocent people
Blacklisted News - A drone strike in Yemen on Saturday killed at least
10 suspected al Qaeda militants but also inadvertently resulted in the
deaths of three civilian day laborers, a high-level Yemeni government
official told CNN.
China: “Violent Government Thugs” Beaten To Death By Angry Crowds After
They Killed A Man Documenting Their Brutality
Liberty Crier - [Warning: graphic images] Riots in southeastern China
after brutal police-inspector killed a man with a hammer in broad
daylight. People smashed several police cars and were attacked with tear
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Bundy supporter OWNS Chris Hayes on MSNBC: ‘We will not allow
governance by gunpoint, ever’
Daily Caller - Nevada assemblywoman Michele Fiore clashed with
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes regarding rancher Cliven Bundy’s conflict
with the federal government on Friday.
Report: Bundy Family Unearths BLM Mass Cattle Grave
Mikael Thalen - [Warning: Grotesque images] New photos released
by the Bundy family Sunday provided more evidence to the claim
that the Bureau of Land Management was illegally killing and
burying confiscated cattle.
Maryland Obamacare exchange spent $90 million on technology
before abandoning website
The Daily Caller - Maryland has given up on its Obamacare
website, but not before spending $90 million of taxpayer funding
on technology, according to a cost breakdown released Friday.
Elderly Man Calls Ambulance for Wife with Dementia, Cops Show Up
and Beat Him
The Daily Sheeple - Missourian Elbert Breshears recently called
for an ambulance because his elderly wife, who suffers dementia,
had endured an episode and knocked a window out of their home.
Police beat up entire wedding party, ruin pro baseball player’s
Police State USA - More than a dozen wedding guests were
brutalized by police officers during a raid on a wedding party
at a hotel. Cops fired tasers, used batons, and generously
applied pepper spray to the guests of a bride and groom hours
after their wedding.
Cop Tries to Shoot Dog, Ends Up Shooting Himself
Adan Salazar - Footage shows docile canine playing with
children. A California sheriff’s deputy is feeling the sting of
humiliation after he attempted to shoot a fenced-in dog, but
failed, succeeding only in shooting himself.
US drone pilots are 'stressed' and 'demoralized' says official
RT - The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has produced
a scathing report detailing the Air Force’s mismanagement of its
active-duty drone pilots, who are responsible for the most
demanding and deadly missions in the entire US military.
Western lawmakers gather in Utah to talk federal land takeover
The Salt Lake Tribune - It’s time for Western states to take
control of federal lands within their borders, lawmakers and
county commissioners from Western states said at Utah’s Capitol
on Friday. More than 50 political leaders from nine states
convened for the first time to talk about their joint goal:
wresting control of oil-, timber -and mineral-rich lands away
from the feds.
Warrantless bag searches become ubiquitous for Boston subway,
Police State USA - Warrantless bag searches at have become
commonplace at travel checkpoints in Boston as concerns for
Homeland Security have overridden citizens’ right to be free of
unreasonable searches. Travelers are forced to “security
inspections” of their handbags, briefcases, and other personal
Documentry: WACO April 19,1993: The Rules of Engagement
Gripping and deeply thought provoking, the film provides America
with something it truly needs - an opportunity to review the
historical record of events at Waco. The findings raise doubts
about the FBI's version of the story and their larger role in
similar instances of law enforcement.
Missouri Shows Strength On Tax Reform
atr.org - Yesterday [April 18, 2014], the Missouri House voted
in favor of SB 509, a bill which cuts the income tax by $620
million annually. The legislation would cut Missouri's
individual income tax rate for the first time in almost a
century, by gradually lowering the state's highest income tax
rate to 5.5% starting in 2017. The bill also includes a 25% tax
break for small business owners.
Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The
End Of This Decade?
Economic Collapse - Do you think that the price of food is high
now? Just wait. If current trends continue, many of the most
common food items that Americans buy will cost more than twice
as much by the end of this decade. Global demand for food
continues to rise steadily as crippling droughts ravage key
agricultural regions all over the planet.
California Fracking Operation erupts large plumes — seen on
Dutchsinse - First the Midwest fracking operations sent off
similar plumes earlier yesterday, then surface earthquakes at a
volcano in Nevada, followed by a surface earthquake at a
fracking operation in Illinois, finally followed up with an
earthquake at a fracking operation in Texas.
Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline
RT - The Obama administration said Friday that it is giving
federal agencies more time to assess a proposed trans-national
pipeline, likely keeping a decision about the controversial
Keystone XL project from being made anytime soon.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Pressure on Cargill & ADM to Dump GMO After China Rejects Corn
The Daily Sheeple - China is now rejecting GM corn on the basis
that its safety is not proven, raising the stakes in a complex
East vs. West trade war that has often brought the U.S.
economically to its knees.
5 Incredible Uses For This Simple Plant
Off the Grid News - The loofah gourd is the most versatile,
easy-to-maintain, space-saving crop I have ever grown. Not just
a luxurious home spa item, loofah is delicious in many recipes,
and is a useful product for household chores.
8 mumps cases at NJ college
Fox News - The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating
eight confirmed cases of mumps found in students at Stevens
Institute of Technology. The college in Hoboken says the
students range in age from 18 to 21. All were fully vaccinated
with two documented doses of mumps-containing vaccine.
Composing Only 5% of the World Population, Americans Take 50% of
All Pharmaceutical Drugs
Natural Society - You’ve likely heard the phrase before – just a
dozen huge corporations are keeping Americans popping pills
while they rake in billions, but have you really thought of what
these numbers translate into, in terms of real health? Annual
sales for just one drug, Humira, was $9.3 billion. That puts
Abott squarely at the top of the list as one of the most
successful drug companies of all time.
Amazing Fact: Pomegranate Can Serve As A Backup Ovary
Green Med Info - Pomegranate has been identified to contain
bio-identical estrogen, with research revealing it may be
capable of replacing the functional role of the ovary.
Two Methods of Deseeding a Pomegranate In Less Than One Minute
and 6 Benefits of This Amazing Fruit
preventdisease.com - Two very popular methods of deseeding
pomegranates take less than one minute and are very effective at
removing all seeds. Here is a demonstration of each method as
well as 6 amazing benefits of consuming pomegranates.
33 Awesome Uses of Lemon Essential Oil
Natural Blaze - In modern times we have lemon essential oil
which is a concentration of oils that have been cold pressed
from the rind of fresh lemons. Pure lemon essential oil is pale
yellow in color and has the aroma of freshly peeled fruit. It’s
fresh, clean scent activates the body and the mind and serves as
a powerful anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and antiseptic.
Are Pesticides Lurking in Your Favorite Cup of Tea?
Natural Society - A recent investigation has found that many tea
brands contain concerning levels of pesticides - here are some
teas to stay away from for your health.
The Most Irony Ever: Food Poisoning Strikes Diners at Gov't Food
nutritionalanarchy.com - Food served at a Food Safety Summit
held earlier this month between several of our federal agencies
including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, and Big Food industry giants
the likes of Tyson, ConAgra and McDonald's, actually gave some
of the people who attended food poisoning.
Seven daily portions of fruits and vegetables lower all-cause
risk of death more than 40 percent
(NaturalNews) Nutrition scientists have been promoting the
effects of a diet filled with fruits and vegetables in their
natural form for the better part of the last two decades,
touting the plethora of protective flavonoids and fiber provided
by these natural wonders.
Man, 98, free from lung cancer for over 30 years: eats foods
from his own garden, never had chemotherapy
(NaturalNews) When Greek native Stamatis Moraitis was living in
the United States, he was diagnosed with lung cancer and told he
had just nine months to live. At the time, he was in his
Marjoram can prevent gastric ulcers while showing promise in
fighting breast cancer
(NaturalNews) Marjoram is a member of the mint species and it
was originally found in the Mediterranean. This sweet-flavored
and mildly spicy herb is often mistaken to be oregano.
Over 250 million Americans are addicted to 'food drugs' and
suffering the consequences
(NaturalNews) Do you ever wonder how many chemicals are in
foods? Try about 70,000 different ones that are allowed by the
Soaking meats in beer makes them safer to eat from the grill
(NaturalNews) Researchers from southern Europe found that simply
marinating meat in beer prior to grilling it helps block the
formation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, which
have been linked to causing cancer.
8 Beers That You Should Stop Drinking Immediately
viralscape.com - Many of us choose what we eat very carefully,
or at least dedicate our minimum attention to it. But when it
comes to drinks, especially alcoholic beverages, we do little to
make the best decisions for our health.
Cook your Pet a Healthy Broth
Susan Thixton - Little did we know, Grandma had it
right. Keep those chicken or beef bones and cook
them into a healthy broth for your dog or cat. This
is a simple way to provide your pet with a great,
Nearly 100% of These Male Dogs Develop This
Condition by Age 9
Dr. Becker - Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a
condition in which the prostate gland is enlarged.
It is the most common prostate disorder seen in
intact male dogs, but is rare in cats.
- April 18, 2014 - Today In History:
1676 - Sudbury, Massachusetts, was attacked by
1775 - American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William
Dawes and Samuel Prescott rode though the towns of
Massachusetts giving the warning that "the Regulars
are coming out." Later, the phrase "the British are
coming" was attributed to Revere.
1818 - A regiment of Indians and blacks were
defeated at the Battle of Suwann, in Florida, ending
the first Seminole War.
1838 - The Wilkes' expedition to the South Pole set
1847 - U.S. troops defeated almost 17,000 Mexican
soldiers commanded by Santa Anna at Cerro Gordo.
1861 - Colonel Robert E. Lee turned down an offer to
command the Union armies during the U.S. Civil War.
1906 - San Francisco, CA, was hit with an
earthquake. The original death toll was cited at
about 700. Later information indicated that the
death toll may have been 3 to 4 times the original
1923 - Yankee Stadium opened in the Bronx, NY. The
Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1. John Phillip
Sousa's band played the National Anthem.
1924 - Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first
"Crossword Puzzle Book."
1934 - The first Laundromat opened in Fort Worth,
1938 - Superman, the world's first super hero,
appeared in the first issue of Action Comics. The
cover date was June 1938.
1942 - James H. Doolittle and his squadron, from the
USS Hornet, raided Tokyo and other Japanese cities.
1943 - Traveling in a bomber, Japanese Admiral
Isoroku Yamamoto, was shot down by American P-38
1945 - American war correspondent Ernie Pyle was
killed by Japanese gunfire on the Pacific island of
Ie Shima, off Okinawa. He was 44 years old.
1946 - The League of Nations was dissolved.
1978 - The U.S. Senate approved the transfer of the
Panama Canal to Panama on December 31, 1999.
1983 - The U.S. Embassy in Beirut was blown up by a
suicide car-bomber. 63 people were killed including
1985 - Tulane University abolished its 72-year-old
basketball program. The reason was charges of fixed
games, drug abuse, and payments to players.
1989 - Thousands of Chinese students demanding
democracy tried to storm Communist Party
headquarters in Beijing.
Lavrov: Russia, US, EU, Ukraine agree on de-escalation roadmap
RT - Russia, the US, the EU and Ukraine have adopted a joint document on
the de-escalation of the Ukraine crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey
Lavrov said, after talks in Geneva. It calls for all illegal armed
groups to lay down arms and a wide amnesty. Related
Kerry Agrees to Defuse Ukraine Crisis While U.S. Sends Military Aid to
Kurt Nimmo - Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister
Sergei Lavrov reportedly reached “a compromise, of sorts,” on the
situation in Ukraine. Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, the top diplomats
agreed that all parties in the dispute would refrain from “violence,
intimidation, or provocative actions” and that all “illegal armed groups
will be disarmed.”
Putin says oil wars with Russia will make West bleed
RT - Opportunities for the West to hurt the Russian economy are limited,
President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. Europe cannot stop buying
Russian gas without inflicting pain on itself, and if the US tries to
lower oil prices, the dollar will suffer.
Snowden asks Putin LIVE: Does Russia intercept millions of citizens’
RT - Russia has “no mass surveillance in our country,” according to
President Vladimir Putin, after he was asked a surprise question by
whistleblower Edward Snowden at his Q&A session, adding “our
surveillance activities are strictly controlled by the law.”
Putin reveals NATO chief secretly recorded their talk, leaked it to
RT - Vladimir Putin says that current NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh
Rasmussen secretly recorded and leaked a private conversation with him,
when he was the head of the Danish government.
100 militants in Syria surrender to authorities
Press TV - The militants, who were from two areas in the Damascus
countryside, also submitted their weapons to the Syrian army on
Baghdad: Paradigm of Globalist Creative Destruction
Kurt Nimmo -The Mercer consulting group has released a survey showing
Baghdad is now the world’s worst city. Once considered the most advanced
city in the Arab world, it is now a dangerous ruin stricken by sectarian
and religious violence, corruption, crime, unemployment, pollution and
numerous other problems.
Malaysia set to form international panel on missing jet
Press TV - More than five weeks after the disappearance of a Malaysian
airliner the Kuala Lumpur government says it is going to launch an
international expert panel to probe the plane’s mystery.
New MRSA Superbug Emerges in Brazil
Natural Blaze - An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias,
M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
(UTHealth) has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream
infection in a Brazilian patient. The report appeared in the April 17
issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
CIA Working On Proxy War Against Russia in Ukraine
Kurt Nimmo - he primary reason CIA boss John Brennan went to Kyiv on
Sunday was not to talk about intelligence sharing as the establishment
media has reported. This was the paper thin cover story floated by Rep.
Mike Rogers, the out-going chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.
It is propaganda.
False Flag: Registry Fake Says Ukraine Jewish Advocacy Group
Kurt Nimmo - Hours after the Israeli media, dutifully echoed by USA
Today, reported on leaflets demanding the registration of Jews in
Ukraine – harking back to similar moves during the Nazi era – deputy
director of the National Conference Supporting Jews (NCSJ), responsible
for efforts in Russia, Ukraine, and the Baltic States, pronounced the
Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to ‘embarrassing failure’
RT - The manager of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has
admitted not having full control of the facility. Contrary to the
statements of the Japanese PM, TEPCO’s Akira Ono said attempts to plug
the leaks of radioactive water had failed.
Eat Your Heart Out, USA—Russia Rejects GMOs!
Activist Post - If ever there were a war on for one’s allegiance about
food philosophies, the U.S.’s apparent main political adversary, Russia,
probably would win it hands down.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Harry Reid Calls Cliven Bundy Supporters “Domestic Terrorists”
Paul Joseph Watson - Senator Harry Reid has escalated the war of
words over the Cliven Bundy dispute, sensationally labeling the
Nevada cattle rancher’s supporters “domestic terrorists” during
an event in Las Vegas today.
The BLM Impoundment Plan, Who Prepared It, and Their Scrubbed
Daily Paul - After digging around the BLM Nevada website [before
it went down!], I stumbled across a document titled:
Environmental Assessment - Gold Butte, Mormon Mesa, and
Bunkerville Flats Temporary Land Closure, Placement of Temporary
Corrals, and Impoundment of Trespass Cattle.
BLM Wants to Seize 90,000 Acres of Texas Ranchers’ Land
Faye Higbee - The BLM stole 140 acres of the Tommy Henderson
ranch thirty years ago. They took his land and paid him
absolutely nothing. He sued and lost. Now the BLM is using that
court case as precedent to do it again. The problem is, the land
they want to seize is property that ranchers have a deed for and
have paid taxes on for over a hundred years.
Tenth Grader Suspended Over Yellow Water Pistol
Steve Watson - Ten days without school for teenager under more
zero tolerance madness... The unidentified boy was handed the
punishment by officials at the Lewiston High School after the
toy (pictured) fell out of his back pack in class this week.
Navy delays commissioning of new nuclear submarine, opens
RT - he United States Navy announced that it will postpone the
commissioning of its new nuclear-powered submarine, the North
Dakota, due to an investigation into the quality of the
components developed by the weapons contractor.
Michigan Police Take On ‘Disgruntled Veteran’ In Hostage Drill
Mikael Thalen - Michigan police trained to shoot and kill a
disgruntled military veteran at the state’s Federal
Correctional Institution this week as part of a multi-agency
Federal Judge: BLM Engaged In A Criminal Conspiracy Against
Kit Daniels - In his opinion of United States v. Estate of Hage,
U.S. District Court Judge Robert C. Jones reveals that after
late Nevada rancher E. Wayne Hage indicated on his 1993 grazing
permit renewal that by signing the permit, he was not
surrendering his family’s long-standing water and forage rights
on the land, the BLM not only rejected the permit but also
conspired for decades to both deny his family’s property rights
and to destroy their cattle business.
Did BLM Bury Bundy Cattle In Mass Grave? WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGES
Ben Swann - Bundy told Swann that federal agents have fled the
area and left a great deal of gear and equipment and that they
aren’t likely to return any time soon for it. He also said that
federal agents destroyed much of the grazing infrastructure on
the land, including water lines, water tanks, troughs, corrals,
"Hillary For President" Fundraiser Busted For Illegal Campaign
Zero Hedge - If you listen carefully, you can hear the stampede
of politicians distancing themselves from their once best-friend
- Hotel magnate Sant Singh Chatwal - as AP reports, he plead
guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than
$180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed
candidates and coached someone to lie about it.
Two More Victims Of The Retail Apocalypse: Family Dollar And
Economic Collapse - Did you know that Family Dollar is closing
370 stores? When I learned of this, I was quite stunned. I knew
that retailers that serve the middle class were really
struggling right now, but I had no idea that things had gotten
so bad for low end stores like Family Dollar.
Ron Paul: Bitcoin Is Not ‘True Money’
Business Insider - Ron Paul detailed his thoughts on Bitcoin in
one of two posts he wrote on the question-and-answer site Quora
Wednesday. While the former Republican presidential candidate
and congressman expressed support for the cryptocurrency, he
also said it is not “true money.”
Start saving now: Day care costs more than college in 31 states
Washington Post - A report out Tuesday by the Pew Research
Center finds that an increasing number of parents are simply
avoiding child care costs by staying at home. Nearly 30 percent
of moms stay at home now, up from only 23 percent in 1999.
Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar
thinkprogress.org - Oklahoma residents who produce their own
energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their
property will now be charged an additional fee, the result of a
new bill passed by the state legislature and expected to be
signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin (R).
Cancer-causing atrazine is world's No. 1 drinking water
(NaturalNews) For more than a half-century, North American
farmers have been spraying atrazine, an herbicide, on their
crops -- most notably corn -- in the millions of pounds per
year. This widespread use of the weed killer has also created no
small amount of runoff, ensuring that atrazine winds up in
lakes, streams and, on occasion, even drinking water, according
to a recent report by Global News.
Combat vets battle an enemy within: Addiction
McClatchy - Crosby, who played varsity basketball at Council
Rock High School South, had served four years in the United
States Marine Corps, with two tours in Iraq. When he came home
from war in late 2008, he soon faced another scourge - addiction
to prescription pain medications. His life descended into
another hell, one maybe worse than war.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Russia-Ukraine clash echoes through U.S. farm belt
McClatchy - From rising global commodity prices to potential
supply disruptions, there’s a lot at stake in the conflict for
American farmers and producers. Ukraine is the world’s
third-largest corn exporter and sixth-largest wheat exporter.
Russia is the world’s fifth-biggest wheat exporter _ and a large
buyer of U.S. corn and poultry products.
‘Premature’ Bill Banning GMO, RoundUp-Resistant Grass Struck
Down in CT
Natural Society - A bill banning GMO, RoundUp-resistant grass
seed was recently struck down in Connecticut since GMO grass
seeds have not been fully developed yet.
Orange production hit by disease, juice prices soar
(AFP) - A citrus disease spread by a tiny insect has devastated
Florida's orange crop, which is expected to be the worst in
nearly 30 years, and sent juice prices soaring on New York
Tennessee effectively nullifies federal hemp ban
Ben Swann - Three other states – Colorado, Oregon and Vermont –
have already passed bills to authorize hemp farming, but only in
Colorado has the process begun. Farmers in SE Colorado started
harvesting the plant in 2013 and the state began issuing
licenses on March 1, 2014. The feds haven’t said a word. In
Vermont and Oregon, hemp farming was authorized, but no
licensing program was mandated, so implementation has been
delayed due to regulatory foot-dragging.
Fears over contact lenses as bug linked to BLINDNESS is found to
be resistant to common lens cleaner
Daily Mail - Researchers at the University of Liverpool and The
Royal Liverpool University NHS Trust found a bacterial strain
associated with more severe infections survived longer in a
common contact lens disinfectant solution than previously
6 Facts About Asparagus and Why You Should Eat More
Natural Society - One of the 15 cleanest fruit (of pesticides),
asparagus is just one ignored vegetable offering many benefits.
Here are 6 fun facts about asparagus.
11 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism for Weight Loss
Natural Society - Many herbs and natural remedies are great for
promoting weight loss AND improving overall health. Here are 11
ways to naturally boost your metabolism.
Black Sapote - The Fruit That Tastes Like Chocolate Pudding
preventdisease.com - The Black Sapote, a species of persimmon
native to Mexico and Central America is the only fruit in the
world with both the unique taste and consistency of chocolate
Organic Pantry Cooking For Less Than $5 a Meal
The Organic Prepper - Let’s face it, we’re all trying to cut
corners here and there to make our monthly budgets work for us,
without having to sacrifice nutrition or flavor. Purchasing all
organic foods can come with a hefty price tag, if you don’t know
how to do it.
Reduce glaucoma risk by drinking more green tea
(NaturalNews) Glaucoma is a condition of the eyes that can have
devastating effects, particularly if it is not discovered in
time to reverse or stop it. Rather than a single eye disease,
glaucoma is a group of conditions that can cause damage to the
optic nerve. This damage, in turn, can lead to a loss of vision.
In many cases, this loss is permanent.
Five health benefits of beetroot
(NaturalNews) Beetroot, also often known as the beet, is a root
vegetable that has been consumed since ancient times. Even the
ancient Romans and Greeks thought beetroot had vitamins and
minerals. In fact, today's studies prove that not only are they
loaded with beneficial nutrients, but beetroot is an amazing way
to ensure that a person stays healthy.
High-fat diet linked with increased breast cancer risk, study
(NaturalNews) A new study published on April 9 in the Journal of
the National Cancer Institute suggests that high total and
saturated fat intake are linked with a greater risk of oestrogen
receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer, as
well as an increased risk of human epidermal growth factor 2
Raw food diet provides relief from Raynaud's disease symptoms
(NaturalNews) Raynaud's disease, an autoimmune disorder that
causes a person's extremities to tingle, go numb and often turn
white or in some cases, blue, affects a good part of
thepopulation. According to the National Heart Lung and Blood
Institute, approximately 5 percent of people in the United
States have this vascular condition.
- April 17, 2014 - Today In History:
1629 - Horses were first imported into the colonies
by the American Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1808 - Bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France
ordered the seizure of U.S. ships.
1860 - New Yorkers learned of a new law that
required fire escapes to be provided for tenement
1861 - Virginia became the eighth state to secede
from the Union.
1864 - U.S. Civil War General Grant banned the
trading of prisoners.
1865 - Mary Surratt was arrested as a conspirator in
the Lincoln assassination.
1917 - A bill in Congress to establish Daylight
Saving Time was defeated. It was passed a couple of
1941 - The office of Price Administration was
established in the U.S. to handle rationing.
1961 - About 1,400 U.S.-supported Cuban exiles
invaded Cuba at the Bay of Pigs in an attempt to
overthrow Fidel Castro. It was an unsuccessful
1964 - Jerrie Mock became first woman to fly an
airplane solo around the world.
1964 - The Ford Motor Company unveiled its new
1969 - In Los Angeles, Sirhan Sirhan was convicted
of assassinating U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
1973 - FedEx, then known as Federal Express, began
1975 - Khmer Rouge forces capture the capital of
Cambodia, Phnom Penh. It was the end of the
1985 - In Lebanon, the cabinet resigned as Shiites
took W. Beirut.
1993 - A federal jury in L.A. convicted 2 former
police officers of violating the civil rights of
beaten motorist Rodney King. 2 other officers were
1996 - Erik and Lyle Menendez were sentenced to life
in prison without parole for killing their parents.
2002 - At the National Maritime Museum in London,
the exhibit "Skin Deep - A History of Tattooing"
NATO To Boost Air, Warship Presence Around Russia; Netherlands May
Deploy F-16s To Ukraine
Zero Hedge - If there is was one way to assure a certain escalation in
Ukraine hostilities beyond what has already happened, it is for NATO to
do precisely what Russia warned it should not do: build up its presence
in the surrounding countries.
US to send non-lethal aid to Ukraine
RT - The United States government is preparing to send non-lethal aid to
Ukraine, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday, just one day after
the interim government there launched an operation against armed
Dozens of Ukrainian troops surrender APCs in Slavyansk, refuse to ‘shoot
at own people’
RT - Dozens of army troops sent to the eastern Ukrainian city of
Slavyansk for an “anti-terrorist operation” refused to follow orders and
surrendered their weapons and armored vehicles. Some troops openly
voiced support for the eastern Ukrainians.
Russia Mulls Lawsuit Against United States in WTO Over Sanctions
(Reuters) - Russia is looking at the possibility of filing a lawsuit
against the United States in the World Trade Organisation over sanctions
hitting Russian banks, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on
Wednesday, according to Russian news agencies.
BRICS countries to set up their own IMF
RBTH News - Very soon, the IMF will cease to be the world's only
organization capable of rendering international financial assistance.
The BRICS countries are setting up alternative institutions, including a
currency reserve pool and a development bank.
Putin on Kiev op: 'Tanks, jets against own people?! Are they nuts?!'
RT - Putin has criticized Ukraine’s coup-appointed government for using
tanks and jets against its own people, during a live Q&A session.
Branding Kiev’s approach as a “crime,” Putin said they must open
dialogue with eastern Ukraine.
Russia to switch to advance gas payments for Ukraine, if no money comes
RT - Gazprom will switch to a pre-payment system in one month if Ukraine
doesn’t start paying for natural gas imports from Russia, President
Vladimir Putin has said during the annual question and answer session.
Communist urge total boycott of US goods
RT - Russian Communists are planning a mass campaign promoting a
voluntary boycott of all American goods as proof that Russians cannot be
intimidated by sanctions.
Mega oil field discovered in southern Russia
RT - A new oil field with roughly 300 million tons of oil and 90 billion
cubic meters of gas has been discovered in the Astrakhan region of
Bitcoin ATM in your pocket
RT - Anyone in China with a smartphone can now act as a bitcoin ATM with
BTC China’s new mobile app that lets users buy and sell bitcoins in
different major world currencies. The mobile app has been launched along
with a physical ATM.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Congress Investigates “Slush Fund” At USAID Used To Get
Lawmakers To Pass Reforms
Blacklisted News - Congressional members are moving to address
what is being called a “slush fund” with the United States
Agency for International Development (USAID) where millions are
paid to political figures in foreign countries.
Calling All Oath Keepers to Stand Watch at Bundy Ranch
Stewart Rhodes - We are calling on all Oath Keepers who can
possibly get here to come to the Bundy Ranch to serve as
volunteers on an ongoing, rotating watch. That is not because
there is any great emergency, but is a preventative measure –
sort of like doing a rotation on the DMZ.
Cliven Bundy, Federal Bureaucracy and the State’s Monopoly of
Kurt Nimmo - John Amato and the liberals over at Crooks and
Liars are outraged. Cliven Bundy went on Fox News and said he
would like to see all federal bureaucrats disarmed. For liberals
who adore the state and support the unprecedented militarization
of federal bureaucrats, including but hardly limited to the Post
Office, this massive arming and militarization is a natural and
Bundy Family Alleges Damage By Feds at Ranch, Cattle Buried in
Fox News - There are new developments in the battle between
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government,
including allegations that some of the family's cattle were
buried in mass graves.
Flashback: Democrat leader reaped $1.1 million from sale of land
he didn't own
USA Today - Sen. Harry Reid's two lots on the outskirts of Las
Vegas were never owned by the government, but the piece of land
joining Reid's property to the street corner — a key to the
shopping center deal — came from the government in 1994.
Trooper cleared after stomping on innocent man’s skull while
Police State USA - cuffed on his own floor with strangers
searched his home, an officer cussed at him and stomped on his
head, causing multiple facial fractures and shattered teeth. The
scene was so gruesome that a cop testified against a fellow cop.
Yet instead of being fired, that stomping officer was later
promoted, and now has been officially cleared of violating the
victim’s civil rights.
Obama Whistleblower Program Requires Whistleblowers to Register
to be Protected
AllGov - Are whistleblowers—whose anonymity is often their best
protection against retribution—made safer by being forced to
register as whistleblowers with the U.S. government? The Obama
administration is demanding they step forward and sign up under
the FBI's Insider Threat program.
VIDEO: Ron Paul Discusses His Refusal To Comply With IRS Demands
For C4L Donor Lists
Liberty Crier - Ron Paul: We have the law and we have morality
on our side.
BREAKING: New Emails Show Lois Lerner Was In Contact With DOJ
About Prosecuting Tax Exempt Groups
townhall.com - According to new IRS emails obtained through a
Freedom of Information Act request from Judicial Watch, former
head of tax exempt groups at the IRS Lois Lerner was in contact
with the Department of Justice in May 2013 about whether tax
exempt groups could be criminally prosecuted for "lying" about
Networks Fret Over IRS Budget Cuts, No Mention of Ongoing
atr.org - On ABC's Good Morning America, news anchor Amy Robach
warned: "More tax evaders could slip through the cracks this
year....we are learning the IRS will have the fewest agents
auditing returns since the 1980s due to budget cuts and new IRS
Watch a Congressional Candidate Shoot Down a ‘Government Drone’
National Journal - As a “government drone” hovers over Matt
Rosendale, the Republican House candidate from Montana tells the
camera what he thinks of government overreach, regulation, and
“spying on our citizens.”
Missouri Senate Panel Approves Nullification of Federal Gun Laws
Activist Post - By a 5-2 party-line vote yesterday, a Missouri
senate committee passed House Bill 1439 (HB1439), the 2nd
Amendment Preservation Act.
Homeless: City Boots Off-Grid Woman Out Of House
Off the Grid News - A Florida woman who is at the center of a
legal and political battle over off-grid living is now living in
a tent in her backyard after the city kicked her out of her
house, Off The Grid News has learned.
Bloomberg targets NRA with big money
RT - In a report by the New York Times, Bloomberg announced
plans to spend $50 million this year in order to establish a
grass-roots network of gun-control advocates across the United
Why The Other Ranchers Support Cliven Bundy
kenmcvay.com - A statement from Kena Lytle Gloeckner- a fellow
rancher from Nevada.
Student Loan Borrowers' Costs To Jump As Education Department
Reaps Huge Profit
Huffington Post - The U.S. Department of Education is forecast
to generate $127 billion in profit over the next decade from
lending to college students and their families, according to the
Congressional Budget Office.
Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves
(Reuters) - Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes
have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists
who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to
come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously
thought to be dormant.
Methane emissions from fracking vastly underestimated by EPA -
RT - The Environmental Protection Agency is under fire for
underestimating the amount of methane gas emitted during natural
gas operations, including fracking, thanks to a new study
published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Drought now affecting two-thirds of Texas
(NaturalNews) According to a new drought report from the Texas
Water Development Board, the Lone Star State is now experiencing
"worse" drought conditions in over two-thirds of the Texas
territory. Emergency preparations are already being considered,
including ocean water desalination efforts.
Google: We scan all Gmail messages
RT - Few will likely find themselves reading the fine print
added to the new terms of service issued by Google this week,
but the updated version clarifies to customers once and for all
that the contents of messages going in and out of Gmail are
Infants ‘unable to use toy building blocks’ due to iPad
Telegraph - Rising numbers of infants lack the motor skills
needed to play with building blocks because of an “addiction” to
tablet computers and smartphones, according to teachers. Many
children aged just three or four can “swipe a screen” but have
little or no dexterity in their fingers after spending hours
glued to iPads, it was claimed.
DNA Nanobots Enter Living Organism For First Time - Human Trials
Within 5 Years?
Activist Post - The reverse engineering of the human brain has
already been announced to be well under way via new microchips
and accompanying software. But the emergence of nanobots creates
a whole new paradigm of direct intervention into the human
‘Kill Switch’ Included on All Cell Phones Made in U.S. by 2015
The Daily Sheeple - According to a program launched yesterday by
CTIA-The Wireless Association®, an international nonprofit that
has represented the wireless communication industry since 1984,
all phones manufactured in the U.S. after July 2015 will be
required to contain a “kill switch” system that can remotely
disable and wipe any cell phone’s data.
Brain Surgery Patient's Obamacare Plan Denies Meds, Drops
Breitbart - A New York woman suffering from a neurological
disease that has required four brain surgeries has been dropped
by all of her doctors and denied medications due to her
The Link Between Vaccines And Type-1 Diabetes
preventdisease.com - Since mass-vaccinating began, we’ve seen
much higher numbers of autoimmune diseases in younger children,
because--as the research shows--the adjuvants found in vaccines
can overcome genetic resistance and cause the immune system to
turn against itself.
Mammogram tech who faked cancer tests played ‘Russian roulette’
with patients’ lives
RT - A former hospital technician in Georgia has been sentenced
to up to six months behind bars for editing mammogram results so
that 1,289 patients were given false negatives. Ten of those
women in fact tested positive, and two of them have since died.
Coffee could be key in cutting colon cancer risk
(NaturalNews) People who drank between two and two and a half
cups of coffee each day reduced their risk of developing colon
cancer by 44 percent. Those study participants who drank more
than two and a half cups of coffee per day showed a staggering
59 percent reduction in their risk for getting this type of
FDA approves portable device to reverse opioid overdose, can be
used by family members and caregivers
(NaturalNews) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
recently announced their approval of a hand-held auto-injector
device designed to reverse opioid overdose, whether the overdose
is known or even suspected.
Aflatoxins, Melamine, and Cyanuric Acid found in US
Made Pet Food
Susan Thixton - A Hong Kong based consumer
association tested numerous brands of kibble (dry)
pet foods and found 3 U.S. made pet foods to contain
aflatoxins, two U.S. made pet foods contained
melamine, and another U.S. made pet food contained
- April 16, 2014 - Today In History:
1818 - The U.S. Senate ratified Rush-Bagot amendment
to form an unarmed U.S.-Canada border.
1851 - A lighthouse was swept away in a gale at
Minot’s Ledge, MA.
1862 - Confederate President Jefferson Davis
approved conscription act for white males between 18
1862 - In the U.S., slavery was abolished by law in
the District of Columbia.
1900 - The first book of postage stamps was issued.
The two-cent stamps were available in books of 12,
24 and 48 stamps.
1905 - Andrew Carnegie donated $10,000,000 of
personal money to set up the Carnegie Foundation for
the Advancement of Teaching.
1912 - Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly
across the English Channel.
1942 - The Island of Malta was awarded the George
Cross in recognition for heroism under constant
German air attack.
1944 - The destroyer USS Laffey survived immense
damage from attacks by 22 Japanese aircraft off
1945 - American troops entered Nuremberg, Germany.
1968 - The Pentagon announced that troops would
begin coming home from Vietnam.
1972 - Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the
moon. It was the fifth manned moon landing.
1972 - Two giants pandas arrived in the U.S. from
1975 - The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of
Cambodia after a 5 years of civil war. Renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of
1982 - Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada's new
constitution in effect. The act severed the last
colonial links with Britain.
1983 - China shelled the Vietnam border in
retaliation for raids.
1987 - The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the
patenting of new animals created by genetic
1996 - Britain's Prince Andrew and his wife, Sarah,
the Duchess of York, announced they were getting a
2007 - In Blacksburg, VA, a student killed 33 people
at Virginia Tech before killing himself.
NATO’s Pet Nazis Savage Ukrainian Presidential Candidate
Tony Cartalucci - Ukrainian presidential candidate Oleg Tsarev was
savagely beaten outside a TV studio after an interview for the Ukrainian
talk show, 'Svoboda Slova.’
Military seize airfield controlled by anti-govt activists in eastern
RT - Ukrainian troops have seized an airfield in the city of Kramatorsk
as part of a security operation against anti-government activists in the
eastern part of the country. Activists claimed several people were
China Planning 'To Militarise Space' Against US Anti-Satellite Weapons
IBT - China is planning to increase its military capabilities in space
in reaction to US and other world powers developing astronomical
Prestigious French institute admits it has LOST 2,300 samples of deadly
SARS virus – and only realised after taking an inventory
Daily Mail - Researchers revealed yesterday that 26 boxes, containing
2,349 vials of the disease, had gone missing from Institut Pasteur in
Paris. Alarmingly, they only discovered the samples had vanished after
carrying out a routine inventory.
Troops, APCs, helicopters, jets in eastern Ukraine as operation starts
RT - The coup-imposed Ukrainian government has amassed military hardware
near the eastern Ukrainian towns refusing to recognize Kiev’s rule, and
rallying for the country’s federalization. Videos from the area show
tanks, APCs and army helicopters.
Russia slams fresh EU sanctions over Ukraine
Press TV - Russia has censured the European Union for imposing
additional sanctions against Moscow over the turmoil in Ukraine....
"Instead of scaring us with another set of sanctions, the European Union
should focus on the joint search for a solution for Ukraine's internal
Heartbleed' hacking spree: Canadian tax agency says hundreds of IDs
RT - Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has reported that the private
information of about 900 people was stolen using the Heartbleed security
bug. Experts are warning that more attacks may occur.
Nicaragua Quakes Spur Fears of Big One
Nicaragua Dispatch - Sunday night’s string of earthquakes came on a
heels of a government warning that the recent seismic activity has
possibly reawakened Momotombo Volcano and reactivated the old “Estadio
Nacional” fault line, which caused the disastrous 1972 the earthquake
that shook Managua to the ground. The last time Momotombo erupted was in
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Ron Paul Warns Feds Could Launch Waco-Style Assault Against
Paul Joseph Watson - Ron Paul appeared on Fox News with Neil
Cavuto last [Monday] night to warn that the federal government
could be planning to launch a Waco-style assault against Nevada
cattle rancher Cliven Bundy.
YouTube: Judge Nap: 'I'm a Little Fearful' of What May Come Next
at Nevada Ranch
Fox News - Napolitano said he believes the government "probably
will move back in," adding that if the feds opt for another
"show of force" then they will be met with strong resistance. He
outlined how the government could eventually collect its fees
without resorting to a potentially violent confrontation at the
Scarborough on Bundy: “Abide by the Law”
Kurt Nimmo - MSNBC talking heads fail to mention it is the state
violating the law. Joe Scarborough, a former Congressman dubbed
a “New Federalist,” argued on the Morning Joe Show today rancher
Cliven Bundy has violated federal law and should pay the
government a million dollars in grazing fees.
Feds Desperate to Hide Harry Reid Link to Bundy Land Grab
Paul Joseph Watson - The feds are so desperate to hide Harry
Reid’s connection to a Communist Chinese energy company linked
to the Cliven Bundy land grab, they are now even deleting
Google’s cached version of an explosive document originally
deleted from the BLM website.
IRS demands that Ron Paul's nonprofit Campaign for Liberty
reveal its donor list to the agency
Washington Examiner - Ron Paul's nonprofit Campaign for Liberty
will fight the Internal Revenue Service's demand that it reveal
its donor list to the agency, despite having already been fined
for refusing to do so.
Report: Census survey changes will prevent analysis of Obamacare
Daily Caller - The changes seem geared toward producing census
results that are more favorable to Obamacare. It will make it
difficult to determine whether any drop in the uninsured rate
has to do with the law or other factors, like changes in the
survey methods. Census officials do expect to see fewer people
FBI Visiting Gun Shops to Investigate "People talking about Big
Activist Post - In keeping with the tradition of the FBI’s
position on gun rights, it appears the Bureau is working
overdrive to monitor and harass gun owners and the gun shops
that sell to them.
Good Morning to New York’s 1 Million New Illegal Gun Owners
(Ammoland.com) - Governor Cuomo awoke this morning to a massive
problem, one million plus new felons, all armed with scary, high
capacity, assault weapons! Yesterday was the deadline for New
York residents to register their so called “Assault Weapons” and
“High” (read standard) Capacity Magazines.
Government Donates $793K Mine-resistant Vehicle to Michigan City
thenewsdispatch.com - There are several scenarios in which the
police department could justify the use of the MRAP, according
to Williams [MCPD Chief of Services]. For example, encountering
a barricaded or suicidal person with deadly weapons,
transporting a negotiator closer to the scene during a hostage
stand-off, or serving warrants to suspects known to have weapons
and the criminal capacity to use them, he said.
US Postal Service Joins in Federal Ammo Purchases
Newsmax - U.S. Postal Service to the list of federal agencies
seeking to purchase what some Second Amendment activists say are
alarmingly large quantities of ammunition.
Vermont Senate votes 26-2 for GMO labeling
burlingtonfreepress.com - The Senate gave a decisive 26-2 vote
Tuesday for a bill that would require labeling of foods that
contain genetically modified ingredients, a strong indication
that Vermont could become the first state in the nation to enact
such a law.
Army, National Guard Fight Over Apache Helicopters
Defense One - The Army National Guard is pushing back against a
plan to send all of its 192 Apache attack helicopters to the
active duty Army. In exchange, the Guard and Reserve components
would receive 111 UH-60 Blackhawk transport and utility
helicopters from the Army in a broader aviation restructuring
after more than a decade of combat and steep budget cuts.
FBI agents storm out from Senate hearing to avoid testifying on
Insider Threat program
RT - It’s been two-and-a-half years since the United States
government unveiled an insider threat program to keep classified
networks and sensitive intelligence secure, but the officials in
charge would literally rather storm away than speak about it.
Flashback: Senator Harry Reid awards Sheriff associated with
Bundy Ranch Sheriff of the Year Award, hmmm
Daily Paul - Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas Metropolitan
Police Department Sheriff Douglas C. Gillespie was named by the
National Sheriffs' Association as the winner of the prestigious
Ferris E. Lucas Award for Sheriff of the Year 2014. Of the 3,080
sheriffs in the country, the award has only been given to 18
people since 1995.
Hoax? Boston police evacuate marathon finish line, detonate
RT - The Boston Police Department investigated two unattended
backpacks near the finish line area of the city’s marathon. A
man thought to have left one of the bags was taken into custody,
though it appears to have been a hoax.
This Chart Shows Us How Bad The Economy Really Is: “Flashing Red
Mac Slavo - If you are an investor and hold stocks, or are
thinking about jumping in because this latest “correction” is
about to take a turn for the better, we direct your attention to
this absolutely critical piece of information…
Americans Making $100K-Plus Pay 72% of All Federal Income Taxes
CNS News - Taxpayers earning $100,000 or more a year pay 71.6%
of the nation’s share in individual federal income taxes,
according to the latest data from the Internal Revenue Service
(IRS) from 2011.
Government suspends controversial program to recover money from
adult children of dead taxpayers
Fox News - Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin
said she has directed an immediate halt to the three-year-old
program while the agency does a review. The controversial
program seized tax refunds in an effort to recoup the funds.
Oklahoma prohibits towns from setting own minimum wage standards
RT - No city or county in Oklahoma will be allowed to set their
own mandatory minimum wage or employee benefits, according to a
law signed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin on Monday.
Obamacare’s Top Five Middle Class Tax Hikes
atr.org - President Obama and his Democrat allies often claim
they want to raise taxes only on those Americans they deem
“rich.” What they forget to mention is that among the 20 new or
higher taxes in Obamacare, at least seven directly hit families
making less than $250,000 per year. Below are the top five
Attention Shoppers: Fruit and Vegetable Prices Are Rising
WSJ - The cost of fresh produce is poised to jump in the coming
months as a three-year drought in California shows few signs of
abating, according to an Arizona State University study set to
be released Wednesday.
North Dakota struggling to deal with radioactive fracking waste
RT - Environmental regulators and North Dakota state officials
have expressed concern that the state has failed to adequately
adjust to the state’s sudden influx of crude oil output, a worry
highlighted by the recent discovery of abandoned radioactive
NSA Said to Exploit Heartbleed Bug for Intelligence for Years
Bloomberg - The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least
two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send
sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and
regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people
familiar with the matter said.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Couple Threatened with $500 Fine for Growing Vegetable Garden:
Natural Society - A Florida couple had to challenge the state
when threatened with a $500 fine simply for having a vegetable
Antibiotics in Manure Proven To Alter Soil Composition, Reduce
Crop Yields, and Cause Human Health Issues
The Organic Prepper - “After repeated application of manure
contaminated with antibiotics, we found a decrease in the
bacteria that are important for good soil quality. This means a
loss of soil fertility and thus in the long run a decline in
crop yields,” said Professor Michael Schloter, head of Research
Unit Environmental Genomics at Helmholtz Zentrum München
The Skin Healing Properties of Black Seed Oil
Green Med Info - Nigella sativa is a truly magical plant with
complex properties we are just beginning to understand. But the
evidence increasingly shows that it is exceptionally beneficial
to the skin.
Lemon and Baking Soda - A Powerful Healing Combination
Natural Blaze - Research is being put into a number of different
avenues with one supporting Dr. Marty Pagel, PhD, from the
University of Arizona Cancer Center, who will test the effects
of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) on breast cancer patients.
He is receiving a $ 2 million grant from the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) to find to perform the study.
Wasabi Extract Fights Highly Lethal Pancreatic Cancer
Green Med Info - The highly pungent Japanese condiment wasabi
contains compounds that strike to the very core of pancreatic
Blockbuster new study: Vegetarians are less healthy than meat
eaters in key health categories
(NaturalNews) The study did find that vegetarians had some
significant health advantages, such as being more physically
active, drinking less alcohol and smoking less tobacco; however,
vegetarians' health overall was deemed to be unhealthy compared
to those who included some meat in their diets.
Do People That Eat Margarine Really Know How It's Manufactured?
preventdisease.com - Polyunsaturated margarine became a major
part of the Western diet and had overtaken butter in popularity
in the mid-20th century. Despite their best efforts, the
margarine lobby has failed to convince most people that their
synthetic concoctions are healthy. So what is not obvious to
most of the people who consume it? The manufacturing process of
course, which is very similar to the way plastic is produced.
Copper water pipes increase growth of some cancers
(NaturalNews) A study carried out by Duke University in North
Carolina has found that high levels of copper are linked to an
increase in melanoma and breast, lung and thyroid cancer. While
the research stopped short of claiming that excess copper causes
cancer, the scientists involved stated that copper causes the
cancer to "breathe," which increases the rate of growth.
Half of All Cats Over Age 10 Suffer from Chronic Kidney Disease
Dr. Becker - There are a number of causes of feline CKD, which
is primarily seen in older cats. These include underlying
diseases, certain drugs, infectious diseases, heavy metal
exposure, abdominal trauma, over-vaccination, and dry food
- April 15, 2014 - Today In History:
1813 - U.S. troops under James Wilkinson attacked
the Spanish-held city of Mobile that would be in the
future state of Alabama.
1817 - The first American school for the deaf was
opened in Hartford, CT.
1850 - The city of San Francisco was incorporated.
1861 - U.S. President Lincoln mobilized the Federal
1865 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln died from
injuries inflicted by John Wilkes Booth.
1871 - "Wild Bill" Hickok became the marshal of
1892 - The General Electric Company was organized.
1912 - The ocean liner Titanic sank in the North
Atlantic after hitting an iceberg the evening
before. 1,517 people died and more than 700 people
1917 - The British defeated the Germans at the
battle of Arras.
1923 - Insulin became generally available for people
suffering with diabetes.
1940 - French and British troops landed at Narvik,
1945 - During World War II, British and Canadian
troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp
1952 - U.S. President Harry Truman signed the
official Japanese peace treaty.
1952 - The first B-52 prototype was tested in the
1953 - Charlie Chaplin surrendered his U.S. re-entry
permit rather than face proceedings by the U.S.
Justice Department. Chaplin was accused of
sympathizing with Communist groups.
1956 - The worlds’ first, all-color TV station was
dedicated. It was WNBQ-TV in Chicago and is now WMAQ-TV.
1959 - Cuban leader Fidel Castro began a U.S.
1986 - U.S. F-111 warplanes attacked Libya in
response to the bombing of a discotheque in Berlin
on April 5, 1986.
1987 - In Northhampton, MA, Amy Carter, Abbie
Hoffman and 13 others were acquitted on civil
disobedience charges related with a CIA protest.
1989 - Students in Beijing launched a series of pro
democracy protests upon the death of former
Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang. The protests led
to the Tienanmen Square massacre.
1994 - The World Trade Organization was established.
1998 - Pol Pot died at the age of 73. The leader of
the Khmer Rouge regime thereby evaded prosecution
for the deaths of 2 million Cambodians.
2000 - 600 anti-IMF (International Monetary Fund)
protesters were arrested in Washington, DC, for
demonstrating without a permit.
Russian Fighter Jet Flies Repeatedly Within 1000 Yards Of US Warship In
The Black Sea
Zero Hedge - As we reported last Friday, a second US warship, the
destroyer Donald Cook, crossed the Bosphorus last week and entered the
Black Sea at precisely the time when NATO was arguing that its
encroaching presence around Russia should not spook anyone. Apparently
it spooked someone, namely Russia, which over the weekend decided to
give the Americans a warm welcome.
Obama Admin. Says It May Send Arms to Ukrainian Junta
Kurt Nimmo - An adviser to Secretary of State John Kerry stoked the
crisis in Ukraine on Monday by saying the United States may send weapons
to the junta in Kyiv.
10,000 Russians Rally Against 'Lies' of State-Run Media
Common Dreams - An estimated 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow
on Sunday to denounce the state-run media's "lies" regarding the crisis
Give up meat, coal, oil, economic growth and national sovereignty -
orders new IPCC climate report
Breitbart - The United Nations (UN) has delivered its latest verdict on
the measures necessary to save the world from global warming and the
news is as grim as it is predictable and wearisomely familiar...
Radioactive water floods Fukushima plant basements after wrong pumps
Asahi Shimbun - Tons of highly radioactive water have flooded basements
at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant after pumps that
should not have been in use were mistakenly turned on.
Putin to Obama: Use your influence to prevent bloodshed in Ukraine
RT - The Russian president called upon Obama to use all of the
capabilities at his disposal, “to prevent the use of force and
bloodshed,” and also reportedly denied that his government has had any
involvement in the recent unrest during the call, according to the
White House confirms CIA director visited Ukraine over weekend
RT - White House spokesman Jay Carney confirmed that CIA Director John
Brennan visited Ukrainian capital Kiev over the weekend and met with
high-ranked Ukrainian officials.
* Related Article:
Washington Drives The World To War
US Pays Half of Ukraine's Two Billion Dollar Debt Owed to Russia's
Blacklisted News - It should be noted that while Russian President Putin
allows pretty much free market operations in most sectors. He considers
the energy sector his personal domain. According to the Guardian, Putin
own 4.5% of Gazprom. So in a way, with the guarantee, the U.S. just put
$45 million into Putin's personal pocket.
Kiev launches military operation in eastern Ukraine
RT - Ukraine’s coup-appointed acting President Aleksandr Turchinov has
announced a crackdown on anti-government protesters in the north of the
Donetsk Region, eastern Ukraine.
‘World must triple nuclear and renewable energy’ – United Nations
RT - ‘Clean’ power plants and nuclear stations need to triple their
energy output to avoid a global warming doomsday. More than $17 trillion
in investment in the next 21 years is needed to meet electricity demand
alone, UN research has found.
4/15/2014 -- Global Earthquake Watch -- MAJOR Unrest -- Another 7.0M
Dutchsinse - Another 6.9M (7.0M revised down) earthquake has occurred.
This particular earthquake struck along the Southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.
The global unrest is obvious at this point. With ANOTHER borderline 7.0M
earthquake occurring, on top of all the other international activity,
one can really say we’re in the middle of a large geologic uptick event.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Sen. Harry Reid: Bundy Dispute ‘Not Over’
Mikael Thalen - After remaining silent for days, Nevada Sen.
Harry Reid made comments regarding the ongoing dispute between
the Bureau of Land Management and rancher Cliven Bundy today,
accusing the Bundy family of violating the law.
Judge Napolitano: Ranch Rebellion Was Americans’ “Line in the
Paul Joseph Watson - Judge Andrew Napolitano appeared on Fox
News to denounce the federal government’s operation against
Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, asserting that BLM agents
should have been arrested for seizing his property and that the
case represents a “line in the sand” for Americans who have had
enough of big government tyranny.
Flashback: Sen. Reid Breaks Ground for Nevada Solar Farm Near
Kit Daniels - The senator’s plan for solar farms in Nevada
wasn’t just limited to the shelved project near Laughlin.
June 2013 article: Government's Shocking Interference in
Rancher's Life -The Wayne Hage Story
Daily Paul - The 104-page opinion by U.S. District Court Judge
Robert C. Jones on May 23 in Nevada tells a sordid and
infuriating tale of a two-decades-long conspiracy among federal
employees of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the
Department of the Interior to deny the grazing rights of a
Nevada ranching family, interfere with their water rights, and
destroy their cattle business by scaring away their customers.
Maryland Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
The Daily Heap - Governor Martin O'Malley signed more than 100
laws on Monday, including a bill expanding Maryland's medical
marijuana program, as well as legislation decriminalizing the
possession of less than 10 grams.
Pulitzer-Prize Winning Reporter Sy Hersh: Benghazi Is a HUGE
Scandal … But Not For the Reason You Think
Washington’s Blog - Pulitzer-prize winning investigative
reporter Seymour Hersh – who broke the stories of the Mai Lai
massacre in Vietnam and the Iraq prison torture scandals, which
rightfully disgraced the Nixon and Bush administrations’
war-fighting tactics – reported last week...
Bundy Ranch and the new rules of engagement: Send this analysis
to your favorite fed
Mike Adams - The reason BLM just got hoodwinked at Bundy Ranch
was because they were playing by the old rules of engagement
which are based on "might makes right."
* Related article/video:
Bundy Ranch - What You're Not Being Told
NY Assault weapon deadline arrives today
Daily Gazette - Today is the deadline for state residents who
own guns labeled as assault weapons under the New York SAFE Act
to register them with the state.... If gun owners fail to
register their firearms today, they could be charged with a
class A misdemeanor and spend up to a year in county jail.
Martin Armstrong "It's Not the Rich – It's The Total Cost Of
Government That Is Killing The Economy"
Zero Hedge - "It is not what an individual needs that is the
issue. Take all the money away from Bill Gates. How will this
improve your life at all? The issue is how much is government
consuming. But as long as they point to the 'rich' they get to
waste your money.
TurboTax maker spending millions to kill simplified IRS tax
RT - A software company that promises to help Americans avoid
the annual misery of filing their IRS returns has, in fact,
spent years trying to convince lawmakers to make sure filing
taxes remains difficult, thus protecting its business, a new
EPA Loopholes Allow Biomass Facilities to Create more Toxic
Pollution than Coal
AllGov - One of the biggest alternative energy sources in the
United States has been accused of being just as polluting to the
environment, if not more so, as coal, according to a new study.
Taxpayer money used to build wind turbines that don't work
(NaturalNews) One of the latest examples of green waste comes
via the Department of Veterans Affairs, which spent $2.3 million
in federal "stimulus" money (remember TARP?) at its hospital in
St. Cloud, Minn., on a mandated project that has not been
operable for months.
FBI Plans to Have 52 Million Photos in its NGI Face Recognition
Database by Next Year
EFF - New documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is
well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face
recognition database by this summer.
Police Are Testing a "Live Google Earth" To Watch Crime As It
gizmodo.com - In Compton last year, police began quietly testing
a system that allowed them to do something incredible: Watch
every car and person in real time as they ebbed and flowed
around the city. Every assault, every purse snatched, every car
speeding away was on record—all thanks to an Ohio company that
monitors cities from the air.
Google Beats Facebook to Acquire Solar Drone Company
Activist Post - It now appears that Google has taken the lead,
purchasing the company for what some speculate is more than the
initial price of $60 million dollars that was being considered
Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA built in
Daily Mail - The firm has already developed a contact lens for
diabetics analyses their tears, warning them if their glucose
levels are low. Now it has revealed plans for a lens with a
camera built in - opening the possibility of its Glass system
being shrunk down significantly, offering features such as 'superzoom'
to wearers and even helping the blind see.
'Blood Moon' is here: Rare lunar eclipse to be visible from
RT - The event led to some stunning sights for those who braved
the early hours to get a glimpse of the rare occurrence, with
the moon changing color from bright orange to a blood red and
brown, depending on the local weather conditions.
14 Common Food Storage Mistakes and Goofs
Natural Blaze - Today I list some of my personal food storage
goofs as well as some other common mistakes that are typically
made in the quest to implement a long-term food storage plan. I
hope you can learn from them.
YouTube: Live Fully Now
An inspirational and profound speech from the late philosopher
YouTube: The Goal of Activism Is Happiness
While fighting against the negative, there is reason to be
A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not
Activist Post - Just what is your food made of, anyway? Try
industrial synthesis, genetically modified mold secretions,
hydrochloric acid, mercury-contaminated caustic soda,
ferrocyanide… and, of course, lots of GMO corn.
What Gut 'Bugs' Have To Do With Gluten Intolerance
Dr. Kelly Brogan, M.D. - To all of my patients, I recommend a
gluten free diet. Based on my exploration of the literature,
gluten-containing grains represent an avoidable toxin that have
the potential to stimulate immune and inflammatory responses
with downstream behavioral effects. We don't, as of yet, have
the clinical means to identify who may be gluten's victims.
VIDEO: MSNBC Panics Over Growing Backlash Against Big Pharma
Liberty Crier - MSNBC says that people who doubt the governments
position that vaccines are completely safe are dangerous. What
do you think?
Deadly Yellow Fever Mosquito Not Seen Since 1970s Resurfaces In
CBS News - A deadly mosquito that hasn’t been widely seen in the
Bay Area since the 70s has been detected in San Mateo County....
It’s the mosquito that spreads yellow fever, chicken fever, the
dengue fever and other diseases. Officials call it “one of the
worst most effective vectors of disease around the world.”
Shiitake mushrooms can help prevent cervical cancer, study finds
(NaturalNews) For centuries, shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula
edodes) have been utilized as a medicine in their native East
Asia. Traditional Chinese medicine, for instance, would commonly
prescribe shiitake for people suffering from upper respiratory
disease, poor blood circulation and fatigue.
Three superfoods that can support brain function and prevent
(NaturalNews) People have long believed that cognitive decline
is an inherent and inevitable symptom of aging. In reality,
however, most age-related mental conditions -- from minor
irritations like forgetfulness to serious neurodegenerative
Release of Medicare data reveals massive fraud, drug company
collusion and bilking of taxpayers
(NaturalNews) To understand the extent of this fraudulent waste,
go no further than Dr. Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist
who raked in $20.8 million from Medicare in 2012 alone. Dr.
Melgen isn't the only one bathing in the fraud of this crony
Will the FDA Adjust Recommendations For Pregnant Women
Dr. Mercola - While the Agencies have yet to announce what the
new advice will say, or when the updated advisory might be made
public, the prospect of new recommendations have already
unleashed a public relations fight.
Supposedly hormone-free commercial milk found to be full of
'girlie hormones' says Mother Jones
(NaturalNews) While most rBST- and rBGH-free dairy products
likely do not contain these added hormones, the fact of the
matter is that modern dairy production methods, particularly
those now used in the U.S., cause more hormones than normal to
be present in milk.
Drinking more water essential to improved mood, increased energy
(NaturalNews) By the time a person feels thirsty, dehydration
has already kicked in. This not only means that the urge to
quench thirst is strong, but unfortunately, that the body's
mood, mental ability and energy levels have already been
- April 14, 2014 - Today In History:
1775 - The first abolitionist society in U.S. was
organized in Philadelphia with Ben Franklin as
1828 - The first edition of Noah Webster's
dictionary was published under the name "American
Dictionary of the English Language."
1860 - The first Pony Express rider arrived in San
Francisco with mail originating in St. Joseph, MO.
1865 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was
assassinated in Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth.
He actually died early the next morning.
1912 - The Atlantic passenger liner Titanic, on its
maiden voyage hit an iceberg and began to sink.
1,517 people lost their lives and more than 700
1918 - The U.S. First Aero Squadron engaged in
America's first aerial dogfight with enemy aircraft
over Toul, France.
1953 - Viet Minh invaded Laos with 40,00 troops.
1985 - The Russian paper "Pravda" called U.S.
President Reagan's planned visit to Bitburg to visit
the Nazi cemetery an "act of blasphemy".
1986 - U.S. President Reagan announced the U.S. air
raid on military and terrorist related targets in
1988 - Representatives from the U.S.S.R., Pakistan,
Afghanistan and the U.S. signed an agreement that
called for the withdrawal of Soviet forces from
Afghanistan starting on May 15. The last Soviet
troop left Afghanistan on February 15, 1989.
1994 - Two American F-15 warplanes inadvertently
shot down two U.S. helicopters over northern Iraq.
26 people were killed including 15 Americans.
1998 - The state of Virginia ignored the requests
from the World Court and executed a Paraguayan for
the murder of a U.S. woman.
1999 - Pakistan test-fired a ballistic missile that
was capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and
reaching its rival neighbor India.
2000 - After five years of deadlock, Russia approved
the START II treaty that calls for the scrapping of
U.S. and Russian nuclear warheads. The Russian
government warned it would abandon all arms-control
pacts if Washington continued with an anti-missile
2002 - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to
office two days after being arrested by his
2008 - Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines
announced they were combining.
Kiev to launch ‘full-scale’ military op as massive protests grip eastern
RT - Thousands of pro-autonomy demonstrators rallied across eastern
Ukraine, with the coup-imposed president in Kiev threatening to use
military against the activists if they don’t clear the seized government
buildings by Monday morning.
Israel's new deal to purchase V-22s relies on future US aid
ynetnews.com - Complicated military procurement scheme keeps Israel
dependent on US foreign aid for at least another decade.
Blackwater Guards Finally to be Tried for Killing 14 Iraqi Civilians
AllGov - One of the darkest episodes during the U.S. occupation of Iraq
last decade is finally resulting in the prosecution of private American
security guards who killed more than a dozen Iraqi civilians in a single
Missing MH370 plane 'was thrown around like a fighter jet and flown
under the radar to avoid detection'
Daily Mail - The missing Malaysia Airlines plane was 'thrown around like
a fighter jet' just after it lost contact with the authorities in a bid
to dodge radar, Malaysian military investigators believe.
One Killed, Many Wounded After Shooting Breaks Out Between Ukraine
Special Forces And Pro-Russia Separatists
Zero Hedge - "Ball is in Kiev's court." That is how we concluded our
article yesterday reporting that Moscow won't accept force against
demonstrators after Kiev warned it would use special forces to quell
ongoing "terrorist" uprisings across cities in east Ukraine.
New claims say Ankara worked with the US and Britain to smuggle
Gaddafi's guns to rebel groups
Belfast Telegraph - This is despite strong evidence that the Syrian
armed opposition are, more than ever, dominated by jihadi fighters
similar in their beliefs and methods to al-Qa'ida. The recent attack by
rebel forces around Latakia, northern Syria, which initially had a
measure of success, was led by Chechen and Moroccan jihadis.
VIDEO: Israel preparing for war with Lebanon, Gaza: Gantz
Press TV - The Israeli military's Chief of Staff Benny Gantz says Tel
Aviv is getting ready for what he called future wars against Lebanon and
the Gaza Strip.
Pressure mounts on UK over CIA’s ‘black site’ jail in Indian Ocean
RT - A human rights group is urging Britain’s Foreign office to “come
clean” over claims that a British-administered island in the Indian
Ocean, Diego Garcia, was used as a secret "black site" detention center
by the CIA.
Europe's top banks cut 80,000 more staff in post-crisis overhaul
(Reuters) - Europe's largest banks cut their staff by another 3.5
percent last year and the prospect of a return to pre-crisis employment
levels seems far off, despite the region's fledgling economic recovery.
7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off Solomon islands, second big one in
RT April 13, 2014 - The shallow earthquake, originally registered at 7.7
magnitude, but later revised down to 7.5, was centered about 114
kilometers south of Kirakira in the Solomon Islands, at a depth of 20
kilometers, the US Geological Survey reported. An aftershock quake of
5.7 magnitude followed the initial one just minutes after.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
VIDEO: Historic! Feds Forced to Surrender to American Citizens
Infowars.com - In an epic standoff that Infowars reporter David
Knight described as being like “something out of a movie,”
supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy advanced on a
position held by BLM agents despite threats that they would be
shot at, eventually forcing BLM feds to release 100 cattle that
had been stolen from Bundy as part of a land grab dispute that
threatened to escalate into a Waco-style confrontation.
Alternative media upstages lamestream media in world-class
coverage of historic Bundy Ranch showdown
(NaturalNews) One of the most extraordinary stories in the
history of American journalism took place this last week, and
the mainstream (liberal) media was AWOL the entire time.
Breaking: Sen. Harry Reid Behind BLM Land Grab of Bundy Ranch
Kit Daniels - The Bureau of Land Management, whose director was
Sen. Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) former senior adviser, has purged
documents from its web site stating that the agency wants Nevada
rancher Cliven Bundy’s cattle off of the land his family has
worked for over 140 years in order to make way for solar panel
Feds Back Down After Exposé of Chinese Land Grab
Desert showdown blows lid off long-standing plans with the
WND - On Jan. 20, 2013, WND warned Chinese government-backed
economists were proposing a plan to allow Chinese corporations
to set up “development zones” in the United States as part of a
plan proposed by the Chinese government to convert into equity
the more than $1 trillion in U.S. Treasury debt owned by the
FAA Designates Bundy Ranch a No-Fly Zone
Kit Daniels April 12, 2014 - Yesterday afternoon the Federal
Aviation Administration designated the airspace above Bundy
Ranch near Bunkerville, Nevada a “no-fly zone” with altitude
restrictions that effectively ban news helicopters.
Leaked memo uncovers Obama Administration land grab
Colorado Farm Bureau - Senator Jim DeMint took to the pages of
the Washington Post this morning to raise the alarm about a
planned, 10 million acre Western land grab by the Obama
YouTube: CO Couple Fight Corrupt Govt Land Grab
A Colorado couple is fighting an eminent domain push to save
their land. Andy and Ceil Barrie's cabin is surrounded by the
White River National Forest. The forest service didn't like the
couple using their snow vehicle to get to their cabin, which was
built in the late 1800s.
Eric Holder Plays Race Card As Obama Admin. Collapses
Kurt Nimmo - Political scandals present dangerous opportunity
for false flag to save Obama. In a calculated effort to test the
historical and political amnesia of the American public and
simultaneously play a frayed race card, Obama’s Attorney
General, Eric Holder, has decried his treatment at the hands of
a House Judiciary Committee hearing earlier in the week.
Missouri's self-defense laws may expand
kspr.com - The Missouri House has approved a bill that expands a
self defense law against home intruders. The castle doctrine law
was approved in 2007. It gave missouri residents the right to
defend themselves and their property. That law allows the use of
deadly force for someone who is breaking into your home. But the
expansion includes more than just homeowners.
The Cop Who Pepper Sprayed Peaceful Students Will Receive
$38,056 for Emotional Suffering
humansarefree.com - The cop who mercilessly doused peaceful,
seated protesters with pepper spray recently claimed he has
psychological injuries from the incident and demanded workman’s
compensation. And California is granting it to him. The
University of California, Davis — a tax funded college — will
pay the fired assailant $38,056 to ease his emotional suffering.
VIDEO: NATO Wants More Military Spending? More Than 990 Billion?
Ben Swann - A lot of talk about the need for increased military
spending by NATO countries in order to combat the threat of the
Russians in Eastern Europe. What the media isn’t telling you…
how much money NATO countries already spend on military compared
to the Russians? Spoiler alert, it is a lot!
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt
that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
The Independent - Among the 15,000-tonne destroyer's
cutting-edge features are a composite deckhouse with hidden
radar and sensors and an angular shape that officials say will
allow it to be confused for a small fishing boat on radars. It
also has a wave-piercing hull designed to reduce the ship's
Who actually “owns” America’s land? A deeper look at the Bundy
Michael Lotfi - Currently, the federal government “owns”
approximately 30% of the United States territory. The majority
of this federally owned land is in the West. For example, the
feds control more than 80% of Nevada and more than 55% of Utah.
DOJ Investigation Confirms: Albuquerque Police 'Executing'
Common Dreams - Residents of Albuquerque, New Mexico are
marching on the police department Saturday to demand retribution
against the city's mayor and police chief for their role in the
police force's documented "execution" of citizens. The march
comes after the Department of Justice slammed the Albuquerque
Police Department for their frequent use of excessive and lethal
force in a damning report released on Thursday.
Feds to Ban Junk Food in Schools
Weekly Standard - According to new regulations being instituted
by the USDA, junk food is now totally verboten — in school
vending machines, stores, and lunchrooms. Rules, as we all know,
exist to be both enforced and broken and it will be interesting
to see how far the Feds will go to make sure the rules are
obeyed. Will it be a zero tolerance regime?
Wild horses targeted for roundup in Utah rangeland clash
(Reuters) - A Utah county, angry over the destruction of federal
rangeland that ranchers use to graze cattle, has started a bid
to round up federally protected wild horses it blames for the
problem in the latest dustup over land management in the U.S.
Nightmare: Feds seizing money from children for old debts of
American Thinker - In a case that is a perfect storm
illustration of an arbitrary and incompetent federal government
running roughshod over its citizens, “a single sentence tucked
into the farm bill” had led to outrageous behavior. Marc Fisher
of the Washington Post...
G20 Gives U.S. Year-end Deadline for IMF Reforms
(Reuters) - Finance chiefs from around the globe on Friday gave
the United States until year-end to ratify long-delayed reforms
to the International Monetary Fund and threatened to move
forward without it if it fails to do so.
Trillion-Dollar Firms Dominating Bonds Prompting Probes in U.S.
(Bloomberg) - Bill Gross and Larry Fink manage a $3 trillion
pile of bonds — an amount almost as big as Germany’s economy.
Their firms, Pacific Investment Management Co. and BlackRock
Inc., doubled holdings since 2008, outpacing the market’s growth
of 50 percent.
Ohio investigation connects earthquakes to fracking
RT - Ohio geologists have linked minor earthquakes in a rock
formation underneath the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, a
first in the state. The finding has caused the state to offer
new permit rules for some areas targeted for oil and gas develo
U.S. Claims Country Building Its Own Network to Protect Against
NSA Spying Violates Trade Laws
Washington’s Blog- NSA spying is costing the U.S. tech industry
tens of billions of dollars, and people around the world are
trying to find non-U.S. companies to provide internet, cloud and
computer products and services.
Homeland Security app: 'See something, send something'
Columbus Dispatch - Ohio Homeland Security officials are asking
smartphone users to “see something, send something” with the
release of an app to forward reports and photos of suspicious
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
US corn exports to China drop 85 percent after ban on GMO
strains – industry report
RT - China’s rejection of shipments of US corn containing traces
of unapproved genetically modified maize has caused a
significant drop in exports. According to a new report, US
traders have lost $427 million in sales.
New Studies Show Optimizing Vitamin D Levels May Double Chances
of Surviving Breast Cancer, Lower LDL Cholesterol, and Helps
Dr. Mercola - A recent meta-analysis found that breast cancer
patients who had high vitamin D levels (average 30 ng/ml) were
twice as likely to survive compared to women with low levels
(average 17 ng/ml)
This Is Your Brain On Aspartame
Green Med Info - Recently researchers from the University of
North Dakota wanted to test the safe limits of aspartame over a
short period of time. They found that at just one half of the
FDA's "safe" acceptable daily intake, aspartame caused serious
neurobehavioral changes including cognitive impairment,
irritable moods, and depression.
Stay Away From GMO Popsicles and Make Your Own Homemade Orange
preventdisease.com - One of my favorite popsicle-ice cream
combinations as a child was an orange creamsicle. I would down
them like water. The problem was, I always felt sick afterwards
because of the artificial sweeteners, artificial flavors,
artificial colors, among other ingredients that were, well did I
Fully Vaccinated Patient Behind Measles Spread
Science Magazine - A person fully vaccinated against measles has
contracted the disease and passed it on to others. The startling
case study contradicts received wisdom about the vaccine and
suggests that a recent swell of measles outbreaks in developed
nations could mean more illnesses even among the vaccinated.
Barley grass: a nutrient-rich superfood with many health
(NaturalNews) Barley was one of the first major grains to be
cultivated by man, and remains the fourth most cultivated cereal
grain in the world. Matured barley is commonly used in beer
production, and as animal feed. Young barley shoots, however,
are consumed almost exclusively as a health food, and for good
Surprise! Why common mustard is one of the healthiest
cancer-fighting foods you'll ever discover
(NaturalNews) Most of the packaged, processed foods sold at the
grocery store are sheer garbage, loaded with HFCS, MSG,
aspartame and GMOs. There are some striking exceptions to this
rule, however, and today I want to bring your attention to
Top health benefits of cocoa
(NaturalNews) Many people do not realize that cocoa offers
significant health benefits that can help them rationalize those
times when they indulge in their favorite food, even if they are
not supposed to do so.
Emotional moment dog and owner are reunited after
pet unbelievably stood guard outside hospital where
he was being treated for more than a week
Daily Mail - A homeless man hospitalized in Brazil
after a random attack has a best friend in his dog
who waited eight days in the hospital parking lot
until being able to see him.
- April 11, 2014 - Today In History:
1783 - After receiving a copy of the provisional
treaty on March 13, the U.S. Congress proclaimed a
formal end to hostilities with Great Britain.
1898 - U.S. President William McKinley asked
Congress for a declaration of war with Spain.
1899 - The treaty ending the Spanish-American War
was declared in effect.
1921 - Iowa became the first state to impose a
1941 - Germany bombers blitzed Conventry, England.
1945 - U.S. troops reached the Elbe River in
1945 - During World War II, American soldiers
liberated the Nazi concentration camp of Buchenwald
1951 - U.S. President Truman fired General Douglas
MacArthur as head of United Nations forces in Korea.
1961 - Israel began the trial of Adolf Eichman,
accused of World War II war crimes.
1968 - U.S. President Johnson signed the 1968 Civil
1970 - Apollo 13 blasted off on a mission to the
moon that was disrupted when an explosion crippled
the spacecraft. The astronauts did return safely.
1974 - The Judiciary committee subpoenas U.S.
President Richard Nixon to produce tapes for
1980 - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
issued regulations specifically prohibiting sexual
harassment of workers by supervisors.
1981 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan returned to the
White House from the hospital after recovering from
an assassination attempt on March 30.
1984 - China invaded Vietnam.
1985 - The White House announced that President
Reagan would visit the Nazi cemetery at Bitburg.
1991 - U.N. Security Council issued a formal
cease-fire with Iraq.
2001 - China agreed to release 24 crewmembers of a
U.S. surveillance plane. The EP-3E Navy crew had
been held since April 1 on Hainon, where the plane
had made an emergency landing after an in-flight
collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese
pilot was missing and presumed dead.
2002 - U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., D-Ohio, was
convicted of taking bribes and kickbacks from
businessmen and his own staff.
2003 - American troops took the northern Iraqi city
of Mosul without a fight.
Satellite Photos Released Revealing Russian Military Build Up
Zero Hedge - NATO has released satellite image-based proof that confirms
the dramatic build up of Russian military forces along its borders....
The images released by General Breedlove are reported to have been taken
on 22 March, nearly a month after the unrest in Crimea began that led to
Russia's annexation of the area.... Russia has denied that it has any
plans to invade Ukraine.
It's On: Gazprom Prepares "Symbolic" Bond Issue In Chinese Yuan
Zero Hedge - Curious what the fate of the petrodollar is? Look no
farther than this Interfax update blasted moments ago by Bloomberg: "Gazprom
Considers 'Symbolic' Yuan Bond Issue, Interfax Says."
US Has Littered Afghanistan with War's Deadly Garbage
Common Dreams - As in the abandoned battle fields and scarred
countrysides of southeast Asia a generation ago, the U.S. military's
footprint in Afghanistan is leaving a deadly legacy of unexploded
ordinances and toxic materials that will continue to kill and
permanently harm the nation's children and others for years to come.
UK wastes $900 mln on Tamiflu, other ineffective drugs on WHO
RT - The British government wasted $896 million dollars on buying two
ant-flu drugs, despite their not being proven to prevent infections
spreading or stop serious illness, according to scientists who spent
four years studying and analyzing the medications.
Monsanto Request Removal of Mexican Judge over GM Maize Ban
Sustainable Pulse - Monsanto have requested the removal of an Appeals
Court Judge in Mexico, who ruled against them in the ongoing legal
battle on the prohibition of GM Maize in the country.
Sorry Monsanto: Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecutor Demands Ban on All
Natural Society - A full suspension of the toxic main ingredient in
Monsanto's RoundUp, glyphosate, is being demanded by the Brazilian
Federal Public Prosecutor.
NATO’s Russian troop build-up satellite images ‘show 2013 drills’
RT - “These shots, which were distributed by NATO, show Russian Armed
Forces units of the Southern Military District, which in the summer of
last year were taking part in various drills, including near the
Ukrainian border,” the General Staff official told RIA Novosti.
Israel slaps Palestine with economic sanctions amid collapsing peace
RT - Israel has imposed additional economic sanctions against Palestine
in response to its unilateral decision to join 15 international
conventions last week which Tel Aviv claims to be in breach of
conditions of the ongoing peace talks.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Obama Requests $1.1 Billion, DOJ $382.1 Million for Gun Control
Breitbart - Included in the DOJ's $382.1 million figure is a
request for $2 million for smart gun technology grants.
Obama administration wins Jefferson Muzzle award for restricting
RT - The United States Department of Justice and the White House
Press Office are this year’s top winners of a dubious award
extended to those considered to be “responsible for some of the
more egregious or ridiculous affronts to First Amendment
BLM fracking racket exposed! Armed siege and cattle theft from
Bundy ranch really about fracking leases
Mike Adams - This document from the Nevada Bureau of Mines and
Geology shows significant exploratory drilling being conducted
in precisely the same area where the Bundy family has been
running cattle since the 1870's.
Cliven Bundy Calls on Sheriff to Start Arresting BLM Feds
Paul Joseph Watson - Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy has
called on Clark County Sheriff Douglas Gillespie to start
arresting Bureau of Land Management agents on charges of
trespassing and theft as his battle against the federal
20 Cowboys Break Fed Blockade in Nevada, Retrieve Cattle
Infowars.com - “We gathered about 30 head,” said Bundy. “We did
have a small confrontation with them, but they didn’t have the
forces to do a whole lot. They couldn’t mobilize fast enough and
we were able to gather those cattle and get them to the ranch.”
Feds 'killing cattle' in war with rancher
VIDEO: Constitutional Sheriff Mack Speaks on Bundy Ranch
Standoff as Oath Keepers Puts Out a Call for All Able Bodied
Oath Keepers to Assist in Maintaining the Peace
Ben Swann - Clark County, Nev., April 10, 2014- Yesterday Nevada
Governor Sandoval released a statement condemning some of the
actions of the Bureau of Land Management in the Bundy Ranch
standoff, but this is of little consolation to constitutional
Action Alert: Boots On The Ground Need Donations for food and
water at Bundy Ranch Standoff
oathkeepers.org - Oath Keepers is asking all who cannot make the
trip to the Bundy Ranch in Nevada to assist this mobilization by
donating for food and water for the “Boots On The Ground” who
will stand to oppose the idiocy of the BLM/federal government.
Remember this Name: Rep. Mike Pompeo to Introduce Bill to Kill
Natural Society - Monsanto’s lackey – is the new mouthpiece
bought and sold by the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association (GMA).
Pompeo (R-Kan) will be presenting the bill to kill GMO labeling.
Lawyer: Evaluate stabbing suspect's mental health
Daily Mail - The attorney for a 16-year-old accused of stabbing
21 other students and a security guard at their high school said
Thursday he wants to have a mental health expert evaluate the
boy and hopes to have the case moved to juvenile court.... If
convicted as an adult, Hribal faces likely decades in prison.
TSA Harasses Stroke Victim; Demands Mute Woman Talk To Screeners
In Order To Fly
Steve Watson - Heidi Wright, who suffered a stroke ten years ago
and has been left disabled, is unable to talk to her family.
This did not stop TSA screeners from demanding that she say her
own name in order to board a flight. Screeners insisted on the
proviso after stopping the sisters because of an expired
driver’s license, ABC reports.
Up to 5,000 Armed Militia Members Will Be Arriving in
Mac Slavo - As Kim Paxton of The Daily Sheeple notes, citizen
militias in several states have been called up. Many members of
those organizations are taking up arms and are making their way
Flashback:2006 - "Geologists think there could be billions of
gallons of oil under Nevada's deserts" ...
Daily Paul - Maybe it's not about cows stomping out the
endangered tortoise, but more about oil.... "Nevada has long
been known for other underground riches, but some oil experts
think our state's petroleum potential could dwarf all of the
gold and silver resources combined.
Sen. Sessions: 'Deliberate Plan by President' to Collapse U.S.
Law Enforcement System
CNS News - Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said today that Americans
need to stand up to "a deliberate plan by the president of the
United States" to collapse the nation's law enforcement system
regarding illegal immigration.
Serial shooter suspected near Kansas City as shootings climb to
RT - A serial shooter is on the loose in the Kansas City, Mo.
area, and authorities announced Thursday the number of roadway
shootings they are investigating has risen to 20. Local police
currently have no suspects in the case.
NSA-leak reporters Greenwald, Poitras to return to US for award
despite ‘threatening climate’
RT - Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, American journalists
living abroad who broke the NSA leak stories supplied by
classified documents from Edward Snowden, will return to the
United States on Friday to accept a Polk Award for their
Believe In A Return To The Gold Standard? You Are Now Officially
An Extremist According To The FBI
Zero Hedge - Just when we thought the US could not sink any
further in its usurpation of civil rights, here comes the FBI to
advise all those who tend to think that the broken economic
model of the past century is the cause for the global
insolvency, that wanton fiat diluation and reckless debt
issuance does not 'fix' the problem of uber-leverage, and that
the gold standard is the proper way to return to monetary
stability, will henceforth be considered extremists.
Government often has 10 agencies doing one job
USA Today - The report, by the non-partisan Government
Accountability Office, identifies 26 new areas where federal
government programs are fragmented, duplicative, overlapping or
just inefficient. Add that to the 162 areas identified in past
reports, and Congress has a road map for saving tens of billions
of dollars a year.
The Paul Craig Roberts Dilemma: World War Or The End Of The
Zero Hedge - 2014 is shaping up as a year of reckoning for the
United States. One of two things is likely: Either the US dollar
will be abandoned and collapse in value, thus ending
Washington’s superpower status and Washington’s threat to world
peace, or Washington will lead its puppets into military
conflict with Russia and China. The outcome of such a war would
be far more devastating than the collapse of the US dollar.
Waking Up To How Clueless The Fed Is”
Zero Hedge - “I think it’s very likely that we’re seeing, in the
next 12 months, an ’87-type of crash,” warns a somewhat excited
sounding Marc Faber, adding that he thinks “it will be worse.”
Monsanto, biotech stocks plummet the day after activists launch
Operation Monsanto Stock Plunge
(NaturalNews) "On Thursday, the Nasdaq composite, which is
weighted heavily toward tech and biotech companies, had its
worst day since November 2011," reported the Associated Press,
less than 24 hours after the launch of Operation Monsanto Stock
Why Meat Prices Are Going To Continue Soaring For The
Zero Hedge - he average price of USDA choice-grade beef has
soared to $5.28 a pound, and the average price of a pound of
bacon has skyrocketed to $5.46. Unfortunately for those that
like to eat meat, this is just the beginning of the price
Well Water Pollution Cover Up
Off the Grid News - Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental
Protection (DEP) is covering up cases of water contamination
caused by natural gas fracking, a new lawsuit alleges. Instead
of issuing fines or violation notices, DEP is reaching private
settlements with well owners to avoid warning nearby residents
about potential contamination, the lawsuit claims.
Wildlife in Gulf of Mexico still suffering four years after BP
oil spill: report
The Guardian - The BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico caused
dangerous after-effects to more than a dozen different animals
from dolphins to oysters, a report from an environmental
campaign group said on Tuesday. Four years after the oil
disaster, some 14 species showed symptoms of oil exposure, the
report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) said.
NSA monitors WiFi on US planes ‘in violation’ of privacy laws
RT - Companies that provide WiFi on US domestic flights are
handing over their data to the NSA, adapting their technology to
allow security services new powers to spy on passengers. In
doing so, they may be in violation of privacy laws.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Illinois Legislators Back Off Raw Milk Ban After Consumer
Activist Post - Under current Illinois law, farmers can sell an
unlimited amount of raw milk on the farm without a permit.
Legislators and health officials were working hard to completely
banish farm-to-consumer agreements in some sneaky ways. This was
not lost on Illinois' thriving raw milk market.
Plant Milkweeds to Help Save the Monarchs
Mother Earth News - As their population declines by alarming
numbers, monarch butterflies need your help. Planting milkweeds
— the only host plant used by monarchs — provides much-needed
Surviving Riots: 6 Crucial Steps for Your Safety
SurvivoPedia - When riots begin, law and order can disappear
within a matter of minutes. While individuals may not go into a
crowd intending to start a riot, group think and the frenzy of
the moment bring out the worst of human nature.
How to Improve Your Hearing Before its Too Late
Natural News Blogs - Much of hearing loss comes from
cell damage caused by free radicals, and
antioxidants are substances that can prevent or help
repair this sort of damage. Particularly helpful
supplements for hearing loss may be alpha-lipoic
acid, vitamin C and vitamin E. Taking glutathione
along with these supplements may help these
antioxidants work more effectively in the body.
Aspartame's Name Changed to Amino Sweet: A Toxin by
Any Other Name is Still Toxic
Natural Society - An excitotoxin that destroys the
brain and body, aspartame's name may be disguised
now as amino sweet.
Spirulina protects against cadmium-induced birth
(NaturalNews) Spirulina may help protect against the
birth defect-inducing effects of toxic heavy metals
such as cadmium, according to a study conducted by
researchers from Mexico's National Polytechnic
Institute and published in the Journal of Medicinal
Food in 2011.
The many health benefits of milk thistle even
herbalists may not know
(NaturalNews) Milk thistle boosts overall liver
function and health, protecting the liver from
damaging toxins, detoxifying it, regenerating its
cells, and giving it a glutathione boost.
The amazing benefits of fennel seeds
(NaturalNews) Fennel is a flavorful, aromatic herb
indigenous to the Mediterranean region. The seeds of
this herb have many powerful digestive benefits and
incredible benefits for infants with colic, with the
most widely used species being the sweet fennel (Foeniculum
Pharmacists caught paying AIDS patients to skip
(NaturalNews) A pharmacy in New York's Bronx borough
was shut down by state anti-fraud officers recently
after it was discovered that the pharmacists working
there had paid off poor AIDS patients to not take
These Bites May Look Benign, But They Can Land You
in the Hospital for Days
Dr. Becker - Dog bites typically get much more
attention than cat bites – perhaps because kitties
have smaller mouths and teeth, so their bites don’t
seem so serious. But a new study from the Mayo
Clinic suggests that about a third of cat bite
victims may require hospitalization to treat the
injury and manage infection.
- April 10, 2014 - Today In History:
1790 - The U.S. patent system was established.
1862 - Union forces began the bombardment of Fort
Pulaski in Georgia along the Tybee River.
1865 - During the American Civil War, at Appomattox,
General Robert E. Lee issued his last order.
1866 - The American Society for Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was incorporated.
1912 - The Titanic set sail from Southampton,
1922 - The Genoa Conference opened. The meeting was
used to discuss the reconstruction of Europe after
World War I.
1941 - In World War II, U.S. troops occupied
Greenland to prevent Nazi infiltration.
1945 - German Me 262 jet fighters shot down ten U.S.
bombers near Berlin.
1960 - The U.S. Senate passed the Civil Rights Bill.
1963 - 129 people died when the nuclear-powered
submarine USS Thresher failed to surface off Cape
1968 - U.S. President Johnson replaced General
Westmoreland with General Creighton Abrams in
1972 - The U.S. and the Soviet Union joined with 70
other nations in signing an agreement banning
1992 - In Los Angeles, financier Charles Keating Jr.
was sentenced to nine years in prison for swindling
investors when his Lincoln Savings and Loan
collapsed. The convictions were later overturned.
1994 - NATO warplanes launched air strikes for the
first time on Serb forces that were advancing on the
Bosnian Muslim town of Gordazde. The area had been
declared a U.N. safe area.
1996 - U.S. President Clinton vetoed a bill that
would have outlawed a technique used to end
pregnancies in their late stages.
2001 - The Netherlands legalized mercy killings and
assisted suicide for patients with unbearable,
2002 - Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu spoke before the U.S. Senate as a
representative of the Israeli government. He warned
that suicide bombers would spread to the U.S. if
Israel was not allowed to finish its military
offensive in the West Bank. Netanyaho also cited the
goals of dismantling the terror regime and expelling
Arafat from the region, ridding the Palestinian
territories of terrorist weapons and establishing
"physical barriers" to protect Israelis from future
NATO commander says US troops may be deployed to Europe over Ukrainian
RT - The United States Air Force commander in charge of the NATO
alliance’s military presence in Europe said on Wednesday this week that
US troops may soon be deployed to the region as tensions continue to
worsen near the border between Ukraine and Russia.
Russia And China About To Sign "Holy Grail" Gas Deal
Zero Hedge - Russia is preparing the announcement of the "Holy Grail"
energy deal with none other than China, a move which would send
geopolitical shockwaves around the world and bind the two nations in a
More Americans Go Hungry Than All But 2 European Nations
Zero Hedge - Since 2007, when the financial crisis touched down across
the world, the proportion of people going hungry in Europe has soared,
according to the OECD.
EU high court strikes down metadata collection law
Ars Technica - While the United States continues to debate metadata
collection conducted in secret by the National Security Agency, the
European Union has been openly collecting the same sort of data for
Japan starts cleaning radioactive groundwater at Fukushima before
dumping into ocean
RT - TEPCO launched a contaminated water management system at the
crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, which will pump groundwater into tanks
before it passes through the premises of the plant. After checking the
water’s quality it will be dumped into the ocean.
'World Health Organization Admits It’s Struggling To Contain Ebola
The Daily Sheeple - Ebola, particularly Ebola Zaire, is one of the most
terrifying diseases on the planet. whilst I truly pity those who have to
live with the threat of Ebola, I also pray to God it stays there and
fizzles out like all the past outbreaks have but something in my gut is
telling me this outbreak is different. I really hope my gut is wrong.
Lassa Fever Case Shows How Easily Deadly Viruses Can Travel the Globe
Australia Declares Homeopathy Nonsense
Herald Sun - The judgement is likely to influence a crucial government
review which is deciding whether the 30 per cent tax rebate for private
health insurance coverage of complementary therapies should continue.
Australians spend almost $4 billion a year on complementary therapies
like vitamins and herbs and almost $10 million on homeopathic remedies.
Standoff between gvt, protesters intensifies, 24 hours before Kiev
RT - With 24 hours until Kiev’s threatened deadline to use force against
anti-government protesters occupying buildings in eastern Ukraine,
reports emerge of tanks around the city of Donetsk. Several locals were
allegedly injured trying to stop the convoy.
China Warns Obama "US Is Moving In A Direction We Don't Want To See"
Zero Hedge - Apparently doing away with diplomatic pleasantries, the
Chinese have been directly clear with Chuck Hagel as he lays the
groundwork for President Obama's Asia trip later this month (scheduled
to visit Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines - all in direct
territorial conflicts with China).
VIDEO: South Korea, US to hold joint air drill
Press TV - South Korea military said in a statement on Thursday that
more than one hundred aircraft and 1,400 troops are involved in the Max
Thunder military exercise, which is to be held from April 11 until April
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Mass School Stabbing: Time to Register Knives
Infowars.com - Is it possible they will now move to restrict the
use of knives and other sharp instruments? Will the government
create a national cutlery database? Will there be a move to
microstamp buck knives? Before you dismiss this as lunacy
consider the fact dozens of countries have laws restricting and
Nevada Governor Blasts Feds’ ‘First Amendment Area’ in Bundy
Paul Joseph Watson - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has inserted
himself into the escalating standoff between cattle rancher
Cliven Bundy and federal officials by blasting the Bureau of
Land Management (BLM) over their creation of a ‘First Amendment
Area’ outside of which free speech is banned.
Before Nevada Cattle Rancher Standoff, BLM Killed Hundreds of
Endangered Desert Tortoises
Adan Salazar - Months before the heated contention between the
Bureau of Land Management and Nevada cattle rancher Cliven
Bundy, purportedly over protecting an endangered species of
desert tortoise, the BLM was euthanizing the tortoises in
House Republicans won't rule out arresting Lois Lerner if
Justice Department doesn't
Washington Examiner - House Ways and Means Committee Republicans
aren't ruling out the use of the chamber's "inherent contempt"
authority if Attorney General Eric Holder refuses to act on the
panel's accusations against former IRS official Lois Lerner.
IRS Under Fire: Vote for Obama Stickers, Campaign Cheerleading
Washington Times - Even as the IRS faces growing heat over Lois
G. Lerner and the tea party targeting scandal, a government
watchdog said Wednesday it’s pursuing cases against three other
tax agency employees and offices suspected of illegal political
activity in support of President Obama and fellow Democrats.
Holmes Defense Requests A Change Of Venue Due to Biased News
CBS News - The defense in the Aurora theater shootings case has
formally filed a request for a change of venue in the case.
James Holmes’ public defenders want the trial moved out of
Arapahoe County. They said “unrelenting news coverage” has
presented a one-sided history of Holmes’ life.
CPS Snatched Infant Because of Legal Medical Marijuana
Police State USA - A man was placed into handcuffs, a woman
sobbed uncontrollably, and their 11-month-old boy was seized by
social workers and put into foster care — all because of legally
prescribed medical marijuana. It didn’t matter that no law had
been broken; Child Protective Services has the power to split
apart families in an instant without a trial, and regularly does
across the country.
Feds Declare War On Affordable and Plentiful Imported Ammunition
Kurt Nimmo - The feds recently used an obscure “vaporware”
Polish firearm as an excuse to outlaw the importation of cheap
and plentiful Russian ammo into the United States.
When the Government Does It vs. When Anyone Else Does It
Daily Paul - No knock raids: Breaking and entering... Property
forfeiture: Armed Robbery...
YouTube: Bundy Ranch Protesters Tasered by Federal Agents and
Attacked by K9's
[Profanity] Protestors at the Bundy Ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada
take on the Feds and stand their ground.
An Iowa City With A Population Of 7,000 Will Receive Armored
Zero Hedge - Moving along to the subject of today’s absurdity,
the tiny city of Washington, Iowa with a population of 7,000 and
11 police officers, will be receiving a Mine Resistant Ambush
Protected (MRAP) vehicle. Yes, they will be employing one of
these in the field.
Missouri Department of Transportation to use LRAD Sound Cannons
on Speeding Drivers
Mikael Thalen - The Missouri Department of Transportation
revealed two newly acquired LRAD sound cannons this week, which
will reportedly be used to target vehicles that speed in work
Virginia Democrat says he wants to 'decimate' Christians,
'eradicate' Tea Party
examiner.com - On Wednesday, Mike Dickinson, the Virginia
Democrat running for the House seat currently held by Rep. Eric
Cantor, R-Va., declared on Twitter that he wants to "decimate"
Christians, NRA supporters, members of the Tea Party and those
who watch Fox News. In another tweet issued later Wednesday, he
said he wanted to "eradicate" the Tea Party.
Organic Spies launches Operation Monsanto Stock Plunge: See the
video, sell the stock
(NaturalNews) One of the most powerful yet secretive groups in
all of food activism is Organic Spies, a group of dedicated
researchers and whistleblowers who first came to fame by
exposing Whole Foods employees lying on camera about GMOs being
sold in their stores.
Fed To The Sharks, Part 2: Housing And The Death Of The Middle
Charles Hugh Smith - Lest you think the phrase "death of the
middle class" is hyperbole, please examine these two charts,
keeping in mind the middle class by definition must be in the
middle of income/wealth distribution--conventionally, between
40% and 80%, i.e. the 40% between the bottom 40% and the top
Why I’m too scared to do my taxes
John Stossel - It’s tax time. I’m too scared to do my taxes. I’m
sure I’ll get something wrong and my enemies in government will
persecute — no, I mean prosecute — me. So I hired Bob.
US Households To Withdraw $430 Billion From Stocks In 2014 -
Most Since Last Bubble
Zero Hedge - According to a recent analysis by Goldman, in 2014
the US household is on track to withdraw a whopping $430 billion
from US corporate stocks. i.e., sell. This will be the biggest
net outflow by the Household group, which has constantly
withdrawn cash from equities over the past decade, since the
last market peak.
America's Workers: Stressed Out, Overwhelmed, Totally Exhausted
Dr. Mercola - The antiquated 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act only
protects hourly workers (who must be paid overtime once they hit
40 hours a week). There is no such protection for salaried
workers, who presumably can be worked until they drop
ODOT Concerned About Earthquakes' Effect On Oklahoma Bridges
newson6.com - It seems like barely a day goes by without an
earthquake in our state. In fact, last week Oklahoma had 11
percent of all the earthquakes in the world. That has the state
Department of Transportation concerned about bridges and how
they are holding up.
“Far more serious than Feds letting on” at Hanford nuclear site
ENENews - We found the situation is far more serious than the
Feds and the contractors are letting on. All of the employees
were not and still are not back to work. And many have symptoms
far worse than irritation.
Pedernales Electric Co-op to develop smart meter opt-out program
(NaturalNews) Pedernales Electric Co-op (PEC), responding to
concerns from many of its customers about the human health
effects of the controversial technology, has aligned itself with
Austin Energy and many other providers throughout the state in
giving customers an "out" from having to expose their families
to this new source of damaging radiation.
Heartbleed: Moving Toward Government Control of the Internet
Kurt Nimmo - Company that found bug has connections to Google,
Obama, DHS, and FBI.... The bug “can give hackers access to
personal data like credit card numbers, usernames, passwords,
and, perhaps most importantly, cryptographic keys—which can
allow hackers to impersonate or monitor a server,” writes Lily
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Stanford Scientists Develop New Model for Solar Farms
Natural Blaze - Growing agave and other carefully chosen plants
amid photovoltaic panels could allow solar farms not only to
collect sunlight for electricity but also to produce crops for
biofuels, according to new computer models by Stanford
23+ Items You Need to Retool for Self-Reliance
Survival Sherpa - Whether you’re in this movement as a hobby or
a passionate pursuit, the common thread tying us together is
self-reliance and breaking our dependence on our fragile system.
One of the reasons we started the Doing the Stuff Network was to
encourage people to learn and practice new skills. The journey
we’re on will require us to retool for an uncertain future.
MIT Researchers Show How Particles From Coughs and
Sneezes Travel Up To 200 Times Further Than
preventdisease.com - You may not realize it, but
that multiphase turbulent buoyant cloud you’re about
to expel in a sneeze of cough have associated gas
clouds that keep their potentially infectious
droplets aloft over much greater distances than
previously realized, say MIT researchers.
Aloe Vera Found to Stave Off Alzheimer’s, Improve
Natural Society - Researchers found that a compound
from Aloe vera could reduce the symptoms of
Alzheimer’s disease and even increase cognition
Maple Syrup Does Far More For Your Health Than Just
Sweeten Your Food
preventdisease.com - Maple syrup is one of the many
wonders of the world and far more than a simple
sweetener. Maple syrup is not only rich in essential
nutrients such manganese as well as zinc, but 34 new
beneficial compounds discovered just a few years ago
have been confirmed to play a key role in human
Food Challenge: We Found 172 Ingredients for Just 48
The Daily Sheeple - In a follow-up to our report on
the TV dinner which had a whopping 196+ ingredients
for just $2.22, we challenged ourselves to find a
food with the most ingredients for the lowest cost.
What we found was that we were able to purchase a
food with an astounding 172 different ingredients
listed on the back for just 48 cents!
Saturated fat consumption not related to heart
disease risk, study says
(NaturalNews) Published in the peer-reviewed journal
Annals of Internal Medicine, findings from the
observational analysis confirmed that saturated fat
is not to be feared, as it does not play a direct
role in causing heart disease.
How arsenic blocks the body from removing other
(NaturalNews) A recent study published in the
journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP)
reveals that chronic exposure to this deadly poison
actually prevents the body from naturally removing
many other toxic heavy metals like lead, mercury,
iron and cadmium, allowing them to gradually
accumulate in tissues and the brain.
Chopsticks in China loaded with deadly toxins
(NaturalNews) "Sulphur, hydrogen peroxide, sodium
sulfite and mold inhibitor, are chemical substances
commonly used to make disposable chopsticks, even
though they are not allowed," says Dong Jinshi,
secretary-general of the International Food
Packaging Association (IFPA), noting that the color
and smell of chopsticks can indicate whether or not
they were treated with chemicals.
Colorado bill restricts vaccine exemptions with
state mandated vaccine re-education
NVIC - HB 1288, the bill that restricts vaccine
exemptions with state mandated vaccine re-education,
has passed the full house and is now in the senate.
New Film - Vaccines: Are They Safe and Effective?
Activist Post - You can be a part of ensuring that
this groundbreaking video on vaccine safety is
completed. Featuring a discussion between Boyd Haley
and Paul Offit, the documentary offers important
insights on what can happen when industry profits,
rather than human health, drive government vaccine
Psychoneuroimmunology—How Inflammation Affects Your
Dr. Kelly Brogan - There’s a bidirectional
relationship between all of the major chronic
diseases and psychiatric diagnoses (patients who
struggle with chronic diseases are more likely to be
depressed and vice versa)
12 Shocking Facts About the Dangers of Psychiatric
Global Healing Center - The sordid story behind how
these medications work, how they come to market, and
how they interfere with the lives of users is a
complicated web. However, the next 12 facts will
highlight the devastating story behind psychiatric
drugs and how they affect millions of people in the
United States alone.
- April 9, 2014 - Today In History:
1682 - Robert La Salle claimed the lower Mississippi
River and all lands that touch it for France.
1833 - Peterborough, NH, opened the first
municipally supported public library in the United
1838 - The National Galley opened in London.
1865 - At Appomattox Court House, Virginia, General
Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate Army to
Union General Ulysses S. Grant in the parlor of
Wilmer McClean's home. Grant allowed Rebel officers
to keep their sidearms and permitted soldiers to
keep their horses and mules. Though there were still
Confederate armies in the field, the war was
officially over. The four years of fighting had
killed 360,000 Union troops and 260,000 Confederate
1867 - The U.S. Senate ratified the treaty with
Russia that purchased the territory of Alaska by one
1905 - The first aerial ferry bridge went into
operation in Duluth, MN.
1912 - The first exhibition baseball game was held
at Fenway Park in Boston. The game was between Red
Sox and Harvard.
1942 - In the Battle of Bataan, American and
Filipino forces were overwhelmed by the Japanese
1950 - Bob Hope made his first television appearance
on "Star-Spangled Review" on NBC-TV.
1957 - The Suez Canal was cleared for all shipping.
1959 - NASA announced the selection of America's
first seven astronauts.
1963 - Winston Churchill became the first honorary
1965 - The Houston Astrodome held its first baseball
1967 - The first Boeing 737 was rolled out for use.
1968 - Murdered civil rights leader Martin Luther
King Jr., was buried.
1988 - The U.S. imposed economic sanctions on
1989 - Hundreds of thousands marched past the White
House in support of the right to abortion.
1992 - Former Panamanian ruler Manuel Noriega was
convicted in Miami, FL, of eight drug and
1998 - The National Prisoner of War Museum opened in
Andersonville, GA, at the site of an infamous Civil
2003 - Jubilant Iraqis celebrated the collapse of
Saddam Hussein's regime, beheading a toppled statue
of their longtime ruler in downtown Baghdad.
2005 - Britain's Prince Charles married Camilla
Parker Bowles, who took the title Duchess of
Russia Says U.S. Mercenaries in Eastern Ukraine
Kurt Nimmo - Russian media reports today the American security firm
Greystone has teamed up with Right Sector fascists in a bid to prevent
eastern Ukraine from joining the Russian Federation.
Ban Iran’s Ambassador to UN? Let’s Outlaw the CIA Instead
Kurt Nimmo - It is viewed as a bridge over the turbulent waters of
congressional partisanship: Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and
Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer of New York worked together on
legislation denying Hamid Aboutalebi entry into the United States.
No legal means exist to challenge mass surveillance - Snowden
RT - No legal means exist to challenge mass surveillance, said NSA
whistleblower Edward Snowden, testifying to the Parliamentary Assembly
of the Council of Europe.
MH370 search to move to ocean floor
Press TV - Australian authorities say the hunt for the missing Malaysian
airliner could soon head to the ocean floor using a robotic sonar
US wants to destroy Ukrainian ‘bridge’ between EU and Russia – German
intellectuals support Putin
RT - Members of German civil society have written an open letter to
Russian President Vladimir Putin, condemning Russophobia in mass media
and German political establishment while showing support for Moscow's
actions in the ongoing Ukrainian crisis.
Second US Navy destroyer heads to Black Sea
Rt - Another US military ship is set to be deployed in the Black Sea
amid the Ukrainian crisis. The US Navy destroyer Donald Cook will join
the USS Truxtun, whose stay in waters bordering Russia was extended to
‘conduct drills’ with Romania and Bulgaria.
USAID chief dodges revealing mastermind of secret 'Cuban Twitter'
RT - The administrator of the US Agency for International Aid and
Development testifying before Senate Committee over his agency's covert
Cuban Twitter, said he didn’t “specifically” know who was behind the
idea of creating the network of “discrete profile.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Homeland Security drill simulates dangerous World Series
scenario at PNC Park
wtae.com - "In this particular case, they are oriented towards
weapons of mass destruction," says Ray DeMichiei, the city's
deputy director of emergency management. "Generally, it will
involve suspicious packages being located by PNC Park personnel,
and the scenario is a World Series event."
False Flag Attack: Homemade Drone Bomb Aimed at American School
Saved by FBI
The Daily Sheeple - The New York Post reported that a man has
been arrested for planning to attack buildings with toy planes
converted into drone-like flying bombs: A Moroccan man has been
busted for allegedly plotting to attack a school and a
Connecticut federal building using remote-controlled toy planes
packed with explosives.
Health Plan Premiums Are Skyrocketing According To New Survey Of
148 Insurance Brokers
Forbes - Morgan Stanley’s healthcare analysts conducted the
proprietary survey of 148 brokers. The April survey shows the
largest acceleration in small and individual group rates in any
of the 12 prior quarterly periods when it has been conducted.
How to Survive the Coming Zombie Apocalypse: An Online Course by
openculture.com - Starting on May 12, Michigan State students
can take an award-winning online course called Surviving the
Coming Zombie Apocalypse — Disasters, Catastrophes, and Human
Behavior. The course “brings together the latest thinking on how
and why humans behave during disasters and catastrophes.
Police Illegally Seize $50,000 From Man’s Casino Winnings During
Routine Traffic Stop
Off the Grid News - The seizures in Humboldt County are an
example of a nationwide growing problem called forfeiture
corridors. In a forfeiture corridor, law enforcement officers
stop vehicles, seize cash from motorists then let them go....
Some well-known forfeiture corridors include...
Michelle Obama’s School Lunches In Pictures: “Is That Photo
Taken From Death Row?”
Mac Slavo - Do you want to see what Michelle Obama considers
eating right? Check out these pictures and comments – sourced
directly from government run cafeterias around the country.
US announces cuts to nuclear forces
RT - Washington has announced plans to reduce the number of
strategic nuclear bombers, submarine launchers and deployed
ballistic missiles to meet the limits set on nuclear arsenals by
the New START treaty signed with Russia 4 years ago.
YouTube: Sen. Rand Paul Questions Sec. Kerry at Senate Foreign
Sen. Rand Paul Questions Sec. Kerry at the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee's on the National Security & Foreign Policy
Priorities in the FY 2015 International Affairs Budget Hearing.
Pentagon Blocks ALL Leave to Diego Garcia
The Daily Sheeple - RedFlagNews is reporting that as of April 4,
leave travel TO Diego Garcia, the US military and intelligence
base, is not authorized. The notice was posted on the Diego
Garcia Passenger Terminal Facebook page.
Latest ObamaCare surprise: Most won't be able to buy health
insurance until end of year
Fox News - There is yet another ObamaCare surprise waiting for
consumers: from now until the next open enrollment at the end of
this year, most people will simply not be able to buy any health
insurance at all, even outside the exchanges.
UPDATE: 200 Armed Federal Agents Surround Nevada Ranch
freebeacon.com - A two-decades-old battle between a Nevada
rancher and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has resulted in
officials armed with machine guns surrounding the ranch and
forcibly removing the owner’s cattle, according to the rancher’s
Special Ed. Student Records Audio Proof of Bullying, Threatened
With Charges of Warrentless Wiretapping
Ben Swann - A South Fayette High School sophomore claims to have
been bullied all year at his new school located in McDonald,
Pennsylvania. In February, the student made an audio recording
of one bullying incident during his special education math
Rand Paul raises $1.6 million in first quarter of 2014
Washington Post - As he builds a grass-roots political operation
in 50 states ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run, Sen.
Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is also courting longtime Republican Party
benefactors, collecting funds for his political-action committee
and his 2016 Senate campaign.
Triple Whammy Shocker: Goldman Shutting Down Sigma X?
Zero Hedge - Back on March 21, before the release of Michael
Lewis' Flash Boys and before the infamous 60 Minutes interview,
when Goldman COO Gary Cohn wrote his infamous WSJ Op-ed bashing
HFT, it was clear that something was afoot.
16 Signs That Most Americans Are NOT PREPARED For The Coming
Economic Collapse - Unfortunately, the next great wave of the
economic collapse is going to be even more painful than the last
one. It is imperative that people get prepared for what is on
the horizon, but for the most part it is just not happening.
The Fed Takes Our Money, Gives It to Banks Who Loan It Back to
Us at 16%
charles hugh smith - Inflation is the Fed's explicit, stated
goal. The Fed wants prices to go up because that raises GDP
(gross domestic product) and makes debt cheaper to service every
year. But alas, real income isn't keeping pace--it's declining.
40 Central Banks Are Betting This Will Be The Next Reserve
Zero Hedge - Headline after headlines shows nations declaring
'interest' or direct discussions in diversifying away from the
US dollar... and as SCMP reports, Standard Chartered notes that
at least 40 central banks have invested in the Yuan and several
more are preparing to do so.
Rep. Stockman To Introduce First Bitcoin Bill
Forbes 4/08/2014 - Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX), announced
this morning at Inside Bitcoins NYC that he plans to introduce
the first piece of U.S. legislation on virtual currencies this
afternoon. The Virtual Currency Tax Reform Act would authorize
the Internal Revenue Service to treat virtual currencies as
currency for federal tax purposes.
More than One Million Americans are Caring for Post-9/11
AllGov - Another way to measure the toll of the Iraq and
Afghanistan wars is in the number of Americans now taking care
of the wounded veterans who fought in these conflicts. More than
1 million individuals serve as caregivers in the U.S. today for
post-9/11 veterans, according to the Rand Corporation. Another
4.4 million caregivers look after other ex-soldiers. “Military
caregivers consistently experience worse health outcomes...than
non-caregivers, and post-9/11 caregivers fare worst.”
First Fracking Trial in U.S. Opens in Dallas
Activist Post - The Parrs blame spills of hazardous waste and
emissions of toxic gases from production tanks and various
industrial equipment for a myriad of health problems.
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable
Waking Times - Fracking causes significant environmental damage,
yet the industry, of course, touts it as safe, saying that the
stated risks are either unproven or circumstantial. In some
cases industry is even suing detractors and people directly
impacted by fracking for slander.
Major encryption security bug ‘Heartbleed’ impacts two-thirds of
RT - Tens of millions of servers were exposed to a security
vulnerability called “Heartbleed” in OpenSSL, software used to
encrypt much of the internet. While an emergency patch has been
released, sites like Yahoo have raced to fortify security.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Monsanto and co. pouring money into defeating county measure to
RT - Monsanto and five other top agrochemical companies have
donated a combined $455,000 to defeat an Oregon county ballot
initiative that would restrict the growth of
genetically-modified crops in area farms.
Country-of-Origin Labeling Challenge Gets a Rehearing Before
Full D.C. Appeals Court
Food Safety News - A meat industry effort to stop USDA from
implementing its May 2013 country-of-origin (COOL) labeling
regulations has come back to life.
US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs
(AP) - A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions
of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about
how it spreads or how to stop it, it's threatening pork
production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.
Scientists think porcine epidemic diarrhea, which does not
infect humans or other animals, came from China, but they don't
know how it got into the country or spread to 27 states since
He Who Hesitates is Lost: The Psychology of Survival
Organic Prepper - No one wants to accept that something horrible
has happened. The human brain is configured in a way that it is
in our very nature to deny that something outside our normal
paradigm has occurred. This is called cognitive dissonance.
Jury orders pharma companies to pay $9 billion in
diabetes drug case
RT - Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co.
have been ordered to pay $9 billion total in
punitive damages after a US jury found the two
companies did not adequately inform people of the
cancer risks connected to their Actos diabetes drug.
Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) Keeps Cancer from
Natural Society - While modified citrus pectin (MCP)
cannot treat cancer once it begins, this natural
substance that occurs in the pulp of citrus fruits,
especially grapefruit, can keep cancer from
metastasizing (spreading). MCP is a preventative
medicine for cancer, not a curative one, but it has
been proven to be very effective.
Eating 2-3 Peaches Daily Could Halt Breast Cancer
Progression, a Study Finds
Natural Society - A new study indicates eating two
to three peaches each day could slow the spread and
progression of breast cancer in women.
Don't Listen To The Sunscreen Industry - Spending 3
Hours In The Sun Per Day Reduces Breast Cancer Up To
preventdisease.com - We always hear doctors, public
health agencies and the biggest cancer charities in
the country tell us to stay out of the sun to
prevent cancer. "Lather on the sunscreen and protect
your skin at all times" is the most consistent
message they promote like a broken record as the
TDap Vaccine Linked to SIDS and More: Admittance by
FDA and Makers of Vaccine
Natural Society - Still think vaccines aren’t
experimental? The FDA’s own website admits in a
package insert from 2005 that TDap vaccines have not
been reviewed for carcinogenic, or mutagenic results
nor their ability to cause infertility. It also
admits that TDap vaccinations can cause autism.
Right…there..in…the…insert... TDap vaccines are also
known as the Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis
World’s #1 Herbicide Discovered in U.S. Mothers’
Green Med Info - In the first ever testing on
glyphosate herbicide in the breast milk of American
women, Moms Across America and Sustainable Pulse
have found 'high' levels in 3 out of the 10 samples
Just 1 Serving Per Day of Legumes Can Reduce Risk of
Natural Blaze - Eating just 1 serving daily of
legumes such as beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas
can significantly reduce "bad cholesterol" and the
risk of heart disease, found a study published in
CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Antimicrobial Products Promote Bacteria Buildup In
Natural Blaze - An antimicrobial agent found in
common household soaps, shampoos and toothpastes may
be finding its way inside human noses where it
promotes the colonization of Staphylococcus aureus
bacteria and could predispose some people.
One in 25 Patients End Up with Hospital-Acquired
Infections, CDC Warns
Dr. Mercola - Approximately 40,000 harmful and/or
lethal hospital errors occur each and every day in
the US. Hospitals have become particularly notorious
for spreading lethal infections. According to the US
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
hospital-acquired infections now affect one in 25
Vaccination tyranny in a maternity ward: Your
newborn gets the Hep-B shot or we take him
(NaturalNews) The vaccination for the hepatitis B
virus (HBV) has been traced as the source of Sudden
Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) on hundreds of
occasions. There are probably many more. So what do
you do if a hospital pediatrician threatens to take
your newborn baby from you if you reject the HBV
Hawthorn berries are very helpful for many heart
(NaturalNews) The hawthorn plant comes from the
Northern hemisphere, more precisely from Europe,
North America and certain parts of Asia. The tree
produces berries that are filled with important
flavonoids known to be vital antioxidants that are
capable of effectively removing damaging free
radicals. The hawthorn berries certainly help to
maintain healthy cardiovascular functions by
protecting veins and arteries while contributing to
better blood circulation.
Clove oil alleviates toothaches, improves dental
(NaturalNews) Rich in all-natural eugenol, a
powerful antifungal, anesthetic, antibacterial and
antiseptic healing compound, clove oil is renowned
in traditional medicine as an effective treatment
Top health benefits of cumin
(NaturalNews) Cumin is an herb that is harvested by
hand and grown in India, Mexico and Mediterranean
countries. The hot summer months are the prime
growing season, with white flowers appearing on the
plant. The small and flat seeds are yellowish-brown
and look rather unassuming.
The Blood Test Results You Don't Want to Ignore
Dr. Becker - Changes in liver enzyme values from one
blood test to the next are actually quite common,
and elevations in liver enzymes don’t automatically
indicate organ disease. While any abnormal value
should be addressed, there are several factors to
consider when reviewing test results.
- April 8, 2014 - Today In History:
1789 - The U.S. House of Representatives held its
1832 - About 300 American troops of the 6th Infantry
left Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, to confront the
Sauk Indians in the Black Hawk War.
1834 - In New York City, Cornelius Lawrence became
the first mayor to be elected by popular vote in a
1913 - The Seventeenth amendment was ratified,
requiring direct election of senators.
1935 - The Works Progress Administration was
approved by the U.S. Congress.
1946 - The League of Nations assembled in Geneva for
the last time.
1947 - The first illustrated insurance policy was
issued by the Allstate Insurance Company.
1952 - U.S. President Truman seized steel mills to
prevent a nationwide strike.
1953 - The bones of Sitting Bull were moved from
North Dakota to South Dakota.
1962 - Bay of Pigs invaders got thirty years
imprisonment in Cuba.
1988 - Former U.S. President Reagan aid Lyn
Nofzinger was sentenced to prison for illegal
lobbying for Wedtech Corp.
1994 - Smoking was banned in the Pentagon and all
U.S. military bases.
1998 - The widow of Martin Luther King Jr. presented
new evidence in an appeal for new federal
investigation of the assassination of her husband.
2000 - 19 U.S. troops were killed when a Marine V22
Osprey crashed during a training mission in Arizona.
2009 - Somali pirates hijacked the U.S.-flagged
Maersk Alabama. (The crew retook the cargo ship, and
Navy sharpshooters killed two pirates holding the
ship's American captain.)
2011 - Congressional and White House negotiators
struck a last-minute budget deal ahead of a midnight
deadline, averting a federal shutdown and cutting
billions in spending.
‘Active phase’ of Syrian conflict will be over in 2014 – Assad to
RT - The “active phase” of the military conflict in Syria will be over
this year. However, the Syrian government will continue to “fight
terrorists,” President Bashar Assad told Sergey Stepashin, the former
head of Russia’s Accounts Chamber.
US has reportedly started supplying Syrian rebels with anti-tank weapons
RT - Rebels embattled against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad
have reportedly come into possession of high-powered anti-tank weaponry,
the likes of which may have been supplied by the United States.
Turkey Behind Sarin Attack in Syria
Kurt Nimmo - The establishment media is underplaying Syrian President
Bashar al-Assad’s latest peace overture. The New York Times, an
unflappable and trusty propaganda venue for any number of illegal wars,
from Iraq to Libya, has described the relative calm in Damascus as
“deceptive,” the inevitable result of “military force, siege and
starvation” imposed by the Syrian government.
Donetsk activists proclaim region's independence from Ukraine
RT - In the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, a group of activists have
declared their region independent from Kiev. This comes after protesters
stormed a local government building last night.
Lufthansa, Austrian suspend flights to Libya
Press TV - A Lufthansa spokesman announced the decision on Monday,
saying Lufthansa, Austrian, Italy's Alitalia and British Airways
"decided to suspend flights to Tripoli indefinitely due to security and
operational reasons," Reuters reported. The decision came two weeks
after a bomb exploded on the main runway at Tripoli airport,
highlighting the deteriorating security situation in the country.
Venezuela crippled by 56% inflation and social unrest, but filling a car
with gas still 'cheaper than a bus ticket'
National Post - In a world with no shortage of floundering states, the
growing turmoil in Venezuela seems sadly familiar. Protesters riot in
the streets and security officers reply with sometimes-deadly force, as
the country suffers through sky-high inflation, a record-setting murder
rate and scarcity of basic items.
Artists install massive poster of child’s face in Pakistan field to
shame drone operators
Raw Story - An artists collective has unfurled a massive poster showing
a child’s face in a heavily bombed area of Pakistan in the hopes that it
will give pause to drone operators searching the area for kills.
Snowden, Poitras honored with Ridenhour truth-telling award
RT - Edward Snowden is to be awarded the Ridenhour Prize for
truth-telling along with filmmaker and journalist Laura Poitras, who
aided the whistleblower in disclosing numerous documents about
Dutch Parliament Bans Glyphosate Herbicides for Non-Commercial Use
Sustainable Pulse - From the end of 2015 onward the sale of Glyphosate
-based herbicides to private persons, including the World’s number one
herbicide ‘Roundup’, will be prohibited in the Netherlands over health
Russian FM calls on Kiev, Washington not to ignore interests of all
RT - Russia is ready for negotiations with the US, EU and Ukraine, says
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. He added that the talks may
start in 10 days.
CEO Of Liechtenstein Bank Frick Murdered In Broad Daylight
Zero Hedge - the CEO of local financial institution Bank Frick & Co. AG,
Juergen Frick, was shot dead in the underground garage of the bank
located in the city of Balzers.... Based on preliminary reports, the
murder is the result of a disgruntled fund manager, Juergen Germann, who
had previously been embroiled in a "bitter dispute" with the government
and the bank. Bloomberg has more...
VIDEO: Italy's bishops pass rule that child molestation does not have to
Press TV - The recent Italian Bishops Conference has adopted a new
Vatican-backed policy which states that the clerics are not obliged to
inform the police if they suspect a child has been molested by a member
of the Catholic Church.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
IRS agents’ testimony: NO progressive groups were targeted by
The Daily Caller - IRS agents testified before Congress that the
agency’s political targeting did not apply to progressive groups
as Democrats and the media have claimed, according to a
bombshell new staff report prepared by the House Oversight
Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa.
Jeb Bush: Illegal Immigration is an “Act of Love”
Kurt Nimmo - Crossing the border illegally “is a different kind
of crime,” Jeb Bush told Fox News over the weekend. “Yes, they
broke the law, but it’s not a felony. It’s an act of love; it’s
an act of commitment to your family.”
Obamacare Cancels Insurance Plans of 1,800 Children in N.J.
Breitbart - Obamacare's new mandated requirements killed New
Jersey's low-cost children's insurance coverage plan, FamilyCare
Federal Snipers Train Guns on Family For Filming Cattle
Paul Joseph Watson - Federal snipers with the Bureau of Land
Management (BLM) trained guns on members of a family yesterday
after they dared to stop and take video footage of cattle
outside the bounds of a designated “First Amendment Area,”
before arresting one of the men for non-compliance.
Boston Transit Police Conducts Warrantless Searches on All Bus,
Kit Daniels - In accordance with the Department of Homeland
Security, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is now
requiring that all Boston bus and subway riders submit to a
warrantless search prior to boarding.
Why Are Americans Paying to Be Searched, Spied On, Shot At and
Robbed Blind by the Government?
Daily Sheeple - If we don’t have the right to decide what
happens to our hard-earned cash, then we don’t have very many
rights at all. If they can just take from you what they want,
when they want, and then use it however they want, you can’t
claim to be anything more than a serf in a land they think of as
DEA & Shorewood Cops Raid Woman's Home After She Shops at Indoor
Shorewood Patch - DEA agents rooted through a Shorewood woman's
garbage and stormed her home in an early morning raid after
spotting her shopping at an indoor garden center they had been
staking out. Angela Kirking, 46, was rousted from her bed about
5 a.m. on October 11. Four DEA agents and five Shorewood cops
were in her Ranchwood Drive (Illinois] home, according to a
Rocket Science: House Conservative Targets NASA's $3 million
Spent to Find Intelligent Life ... in Congress?
Breitbart - An Arizona conservative congressman is shining light
on how President Barack Obama is using $3 million of taxpayer
money to teach National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(NASA) officials how to lobby Congress.
Holder: We Want to Explore Gun Tracking Bracelets
Washington Free Beacon - Attorney General Eric Holder said on
Friday that gun tracking bracelets are something the Justice
Department (DOJ) wants to “explore” as part of its gun control
Rand Paul Says Dick Cheney Pushed For The Iraq War So
Halliburton Would Profit
Liberty Crier - As the ex-veep blasts Paul for being an
isolationist, old video shows the Kentucky senator charging that
Cheney used 9/11 as an excuse to invade Iraq and benefit his
Al Sharpton's Secret Work As FBI Informant
Blacklisted News - Beginning in the mid-1980s and spanning
several years, Sharpton’s cooperation was fraught with danger
since the FBI’s principal targets were leaders of the Genovese
crime family, the country’s largest and most feared Mafia
outfit. In addition to aiding the FBI/NYPD task force, which was
known as the “Genovese squad,” Sharpton’s cooperation extended
to several other investigative agencies.
“Red Dawn”: Supporters Rally to Defend Family Facing Showdown
Paul Joseph Watson - Supporters of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven
Bundy violated a “First Amendment Area” by staging a rally in
support of Bundy, who earlier declared a “range war” against
federal authorities in response to a land dispute that threatens
to escalate into a Waco-style standoff.
Teen Suspended For Helping Students Opt-Out Of Common Core
Mikael Thalen - According to a complaint filed by 13-year-old
Seirra Olivero, the incident began when a teacher at
Orange-Ulster BOCES told her to “shut her mouth and keep
walking” for telling a fellow student that he did not have to
take the controversial test.
High School Student Arrested After Notifying Principal ‘We’re
Disappointed In You’
Adan Salazar - 200 students staged a sit-in last Wednesday
around noon at the Lake Central High School in St. John, Ind.,
protesting their school’s apparent lack of concern for one of
their peers, who recently committed suicide.
7 Places PayPal Sends Your Personal Financial Info That You
Probably Don't Want It to Go
Alternet - Wolf Richter over at Naked Capitalism has done us a
favor and read through all these policies and found that PayPal
sends tons of your personal information — including financial
data, web preferences, and your physical location — to a bunch
of places you probably wouldn’t want it to go. The places PayPal
sends your personal information to include...
98% Of All Consumer Credit In Past Year Was Used For Student And
Zero Hedge - If last month total consumer credit increased by
$13.8 billion, of which $14.0 billion went into student and car
loans meaning consumers continued deleveraging on their credit
card statements (some expectation for a recovery there), then
February was even worse.
What In The World Is Happening To The Nasdaq?
Economic Collapse - All of a sudden, the Nasdaq is absolutely
tanking. On Monday, it fell more than 1 percent after dropping
3.6 percent on Thursday and Friday combined. At this point, the
Nasdaq is off to the worst start to a year that we have seen
since 2008, and we all remember what happened back then.
Americans pay more in taxes than they spend on food clothing and
The Daily Caller - Tax Freedom Day is the day when the nation as
a whole has earned enough money to pay its total tax bill for
year. A vivid, calendar-based illustration of the cost of
government, Tax Freedom Day divides all federal, state, and
local taxes by the nation’s income.
U.S. military conspired to hide extreme PCB contamination on
(NaturalNews) A report in Japanese media suggests that the U.S.
military discovered toxic levels of polychlorinated biphenyls
(PCBs) at its Kadena Air Base on Okinawa that dramatically
exceeded acceptable safety levels but failed to alert Japanese
authorities and then subsequently hid information about the
contamination for decades.
3.1 Shakes New Madrid Area of NW Tennessee
wreg.com - A small earthquake rattled parts of West Tennessee
early Monday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey,
the 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck at 1:24 a.m. Monday.... The
quake happened inside the New Madrid Fault Zone which was
responsible for a series of massive earthquakes back in 1811 and
U.S. Navy creates 'game-changing' jet fuel from seawater
The Daily Caller - The U.S. Navy has developed a new process for
generating jet fuel out of ordinary seawater — thanks to
technology that could be widely deployed in as little as a
Navy to unveil railgun in San Diego
UT San Diego - In July, the Navy will hold a static display of
its $500 million electromagnetic railgun prototype program at
San Diego Naval Base, aboard the Joint High Speed Vessel
Millinocket. It’s the same ship on which the Navy will perform
the first maritime firing test of the weapon in 2016.
Turmeric: The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From
Destroying Your Brain
Green Med Info - The Spice That Prevents Fluoride
From Destroying Your Brain. Fluoride is found
everywhere today, from antibiotics to drinking
water, no stick pans to toothpaste, making exposure
inevitable. All the more reason why new research
proving this common spice can prevent fluoride
damage is so promising!
Hundreds of St. Louis children diagnosed with lead
(NaturalNews) St. Louis Public Radio reporter
Camille Phillips reports that more than 1,000 cases
of elevated blood lead levels are reported annually
in the city, and that parents need to be aware of
potential sources of exposure.
A New Autoimmunity Syndrome Linked to Aluminum In
Green Med Info - Leading immunologists at
International Congress on Autoimmunity link aluminum
in vaccines to a new post-vaccine syndrome.
Vaccine adjuvants and preservatives
Guillain Barré Syndrome is #1 Side Effect of Vaccine
Injury Compensations due to Flu Shots
Health Impact News - Statistics released in March,
2014 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services revealed that the flu vaccine remains the
top vaccine causing injuries which are being
compensated through vaccine court, and that
Guillain-Barré Syndrome, a crippling disease,
remains the top injury being awarded compensation
due to the seasonal flu vaccine.
Federal Police and DEA Try to Stop Medical Marijuana
Research, No Matter What
Natural Society - The DEA and federal government are
lying about marijuana and trying to block the study
of medical marijuana benefits – as if most aren’t
10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To
Activist Post - There are a multitude of credible
scientific studies that clearly demonstrate why GMOs
should not be consumed, and more are emerging every
year. There are also a number of scientists all
around the world who oppose them.
How To Avoid Cataract Surgery
Green Med Info - An article published online on BMC
Ophthalmology, finds a significant relationship
between high intakes of fruits and vegetables and
lowered risk of cataracts. In addition, taking in
more vitamins C and E is also associated with fewer
Beet and carrot allergy season fighter juice
STEPin2 - Fresh juices with natural ingredients are
great for allergies because they strengthen the
immune system and help the body deal with allergy
symptoms. Let’s look at this allergy season juice
The many health benefits of green onions
STEPin2 - Onions are an excellent source of a sulfur
molecule called Onionin A, which inhibits the
activity of the white blood cells that cause
inflammation. Onions are also packed with
antioxidants, the most potent being quercetin. This
antioxidant also provides anti-inflammatory
- April 7, 2014 - Today In History:
1712 - A slave revolt broke out in New York City.
1798 - The territory of Mississippi was organized.
1862 - Union General Ulysses S. Grant defeated
Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh, TN.
1922 - U.S. Secretary of Interior leased Teapot Dome
naval oil reserves in Wyoming.
1930 - The first steel columns were set for the
Empire State Building.
1933 - Prohibition ended in the United States.
1940 - Booker T. Washington became the first black
to be pictured on a U.S. postage stamp.
1943 - British and American armies linked up between
Wadi Akarit and El Guettar in North Africa to form a
solid line against the German army.
1945 - The Japanese battleship Yamato, the world’s
largest battleship, was sunk during the battle for
Okinawa. The fleet was headed for a suicide mission.
1948 - The United Nations' World Health Organization
1953 - The Big Four met for the first time in 2
years to seek an end to their air conflicts.
1953 - IBM unveiled the IBM 701 Electronic Data
Processing Machine. It was IBM's first commercially
available scientific computer.
1966 - The U.S. recovered a hydrogen bomb it had
lost off the coast of Spain.
1971 - U.S. President Nixon pledged to withdraw
100,000 more men from Vietnam by December.
1990 - In the U.S., John Poindexter was found guilty
of five counts at his Iran-Contra trial. The
convictions were later reversed on appeal.
2000 - U.S. President Clinton signed the Senior
Citizens Freedom to Work Act of 2000. The bill
reversed a Depression-era law and allows senior
citizens to earn money without losing Social
Security retirement benefits.
Pro-Russian protesters seize govt buildings in Ukraine's Donetsk,
Lugansk and Kharkov
RT - Thousands of people waving Russian flags flooded the streets of
eastern Ukraine on Sunday. Demonstrators in the cities of Donetsk,
Lugansk, and Kharkov seized state offices, while in Donetsk they also
demanded an independence referendum.
Seymour Hersh Unearths More Lies on Syria
Global Research - The bottom line: Turkey was almost certainly the party
responsible for the attack, hoping it would force Obama to honour his
threatened “red line” if Assad used chemical weapons. Was the Assad
regime to be brought down by a US military campaign, Turkey assumed it
would be able to turn Syria into a client state.
Japan to intercept any North Korea missile deemed a threat
(Reuters) - Japan will strike any North Korean ballistic missile that
threatens to hit Japan in the coming weeks after Pyongyang recently
fired medium-range missiles, a government source said on Saturday.
Vietnam is sentencing corrupt bankers to death, by firing squad
globalpost.com - Amid a sweeping cleanup of its financial sector,
Vietnam has sentenced three bankers to death in the past six months.
#OpIsrael: Anonymous calls for massive attack on Israeli cyberspace
RT - Hacktivist group Anonymous plans to execute an anti-Israel
operation dubbed #OpIsrael by launching massive cyber-attacks against
Israeli ministries and organizations on April 7, the eve of Holocaust
Detected signal could belong to missing Malaysia Airlines plane
Press TV - Planes and ships are heading to an area where a Chinese ship
has reported detecting signals consistent with a black box beacon in the
ongoing hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
Millions face hunger as deadly fungus Panama disease decimates global
The Independent - Scientists have warned that the world’s banana crop,
worth £26 billion and a crucial part of the diet of more than 400
million people, is facing “disaster” from virulent diseases immune to
pesticides or other forms of control.
Mass strike brings Benghazi to standstill
Press TV - On Sunday, public and private sector staff, including oil
workers, went on strike in the port city, protesting against worsening
security, Reuters reported. They also demanded the resignation of the
parliament whose mandate has expired. Many Libyans blame infighting
parliamentarians for the growing turmoil and anarchy in the North
Chuck Hagel says US will send two ballistic missile destroyers to Japan
The Guardian - The US defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, delivered a
two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations on Sunday, announcing that
the US would send two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan
to counter the North Korean threat, and saying China must better respect
VIDEO: China warns US over Hong Kong
Press TV - China has warned the US not to interfere in Hong Kong’s
affairs, following a meeting between US Vice President Joe Biden and
Do The Chinese Know More Than They’re Letting On About Flight MH370?
Daily Sheeple - Given that not a single piece of debris from the missing
plane has been found, it would be remarkable if the Chinese ship had
managed to stumble across signals from the black box flight recorder
without any real idea of where the plane crashed.
U.N. says time running out to meet global warming target
(Reuters) Government officials and top climate scientists will meet in
Berlin from April 7-12 to review the 29-page draft that also estimates
the needed shift to low-carbon energies would cost between two and six
percent of world output by 2050.
MH370 searchers detect 'promising' acoustic lead
Perth (Australia) (AFP) - An Australian navy ship has detected new
underwater signals consistent with aircraft "black boxes", the chief of
the MH370 search said Monday, calling it the "most promising lead" yet
in the month-old hunt for the missing plane.
Marine Chemist: Highly contaminated waste flowing in aquifer below
ENENews - [...] groundwater is infiltrating the NPP reactor buildings at
several hundred tons/day and being transformed into highly contaminated
radioactive wastewater [...] TEPCO has acknowledged ongoing direct
radionuclide inputs to the local aquifer with the potential for
transport to the coastal ocean via submarine groundwater discharge (SGD).
VIDEO: Ecuador’s ‘Throat of Fire’ erupts
Press TV - Ecuador's Geophysics Institute said the volcano erupted three
times over the weekend, sending molten rocks and large clouds of gas and
ash into the sky 90 miles (140 kilometres) south of the capital, Quito.
Swiss building provides refuge for the hypersensitive
Leimbach (Switzerland) (AFP) - No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phone
use -- the list of rules at a newly opened apartment building on the
outskirts of Zurich is long. For a reason: the structure has been
purpose built for people who say exposure to everyday products like
perfume, hand lotion or wireless devices make them so sick they cannot
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Roll Call - Despite what constituents outside of Washington
might think, members of Congress are underpaid, a House
Legislative Branch appropriator suggested Thursday.
CIA Official Dies in Apparent Suicide
Free Beacon - A senior CIA official has died in an apparent
suicide this week from injuries sustained after jumping off a
building in northern Virginia, according to sources close to the
Military drone crashes near Pennsylvania elementary school
RT - A nearly 400-pound unmanned aerial vehicle crash-landed
near an elementary school in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania on
Thursday afternoon, irritating members of the community and
alarming civil liberties advocates nervous about drones flying
over the US.
Calls rise after Fort Hood to allow carrying firearms on base
The Washington Times - Fort Hood may seem worlds apart from
Sandy Hook Elementary School, but they have at least two things
in common: Both have been victimized recently by horrific mass
shootings, and neither allows the carrying of firearms.
Gun advocates credit new concealed carry laws for sharp drop in
Chicago murder rate
The Washington Times - Chicago police are reporting that the
murder rate for the first quarter of the year is the lowest it’s
been in more than 50 years, which gun advocates are attributing
to a concealed carry law passed in Illinois last year.
Missouri House Votes to Nullify all Federal Gun Control Measures
Activist Post - By a broad margin, the Missouri state House
passed an “emergency” bill that seeks to nullify virtually every
federal gun control measure on the books, “whether past, present
or future.” House Bill 1439 (HB1439), introduced by Rep. Doug
Funderburk (R-St. Charles), passed by a vote of 110-36.
HHS “Started” Individual Obamacare Applications Prior To
Deadline,Obtained Personal Info From States
shark-tank.com - In the closing days of the open enrollment
period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) , the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services (HHS) was mailing out letters
notifying certain Americans that they had already started a
healthcare coverage application on their behalf.
Inmates Getting Coverage Under ObamaCare, As States Shift Cost
Fox News - Cash-strapped state and local prisons increasingly
are using the Affordable Care Act to pay for their inmates'
medical costs, taking advantage of a little-known provision that
lets them shift some of those expenses to the federal
Autopsy Shows Capitol Police Shot Unarmed Mother in Back of Head
WND - First they called her a terrorist threat. When she turned
out to be an unarmed suburban mother, they said she was on
drugs. Now, WND has exclusively learned, without a trace of
doubt, that was wrong, too.
100 FBI Agents Raid A 91-year-old Man’s House To Make Him Prove
His Large Artifact Collection Was ‘Acquired Properly’
wishtv.com - Chopper 8 flew over Miller’s home on Wednesday. The
video shows the sheer number of resources the FBI has pulled for
this investigation. Patrol cars litter the road, a command
center, and massive tents surround Don and Sandra Miller’s
Waldron, Indiana home.
Cities to Carpoolers: Sharing Your Car is Illegal, We Will Seize
dailytech.com - Taxi unions say government regulation is
essential to "safeguard" the public from itself.
Mainstream Media Warns: Fort Hood Shooter Was “Stockpiling
Weapons and Ammunition”
Activist Post - As investigators attempt to put together the
pieces surrounding the most recent mass shooting at Fort Hood,
Texas, it didn’t take long for the mainstream media to begin
fabricating its own narratives as to why Ivan Lopez may have
targeted twenty soldiers last week.
YouTube: Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk 4/7/14: Ft. Hood: An
Ron Paul - While there is much focus on the mental illness that
appears to have driven many of these men to murder, what is left
unsaid is the cause of the tragedy. Government officials and the
media only talk about the symptoms that lead to these tragic
Seventh Grader Suspended For Twirling Pencil ‘Like A Gun’
Mikael Thalen - Ethan Chaplin, a seventh-grade student at Glen
Meadow Middle School, was twirling his pencil in math class when
a fellow student suddenly yelled out, “He’s making gun motions,
send him to juvie!” Ethan was immediately taken to the
principal’s office, suspended, and told he would not be able to
return to school until he passed a psychological evaluation.
$6 Billion Goes Missing at State Department
The Fiscal Times - The State Department has no idea what
happened to $6 billion used to pay its contractors. In a special
“management alert” made public Thursday, the State Department’s
Inspector General Steve Linick warned “significant financial
risk and a lack of internal control at the department has led to
billions of unaccounted dollars over the last six years.
'Too little, too late': IRS pays out $53mn to whistleblowers on
2013 tax evaders
RT - The US Internal Revenue Service paid millions to people who
turned in their friends and neighbors for tax evasion in 2013, a
report states. But there’s an ongoing argument about the nature
of award payouts: the current scheme is extremely slow.
ABN Amro Ex-CEO Found Dead
Zero Hedge - A mere two weeks since former JPMorgan banker,
Kenneth Bellando jumped to his death, Bloomberg reports that the
former CEO of Dutch Bank ABN Amro (and his wife and daughter)
were found dead at their home after a possible "family tragedy."
Detroit bankruptcy judge considers $85 million payment to global
RINF - US Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes heard arguments
Thursday over a proposed payment by the city Detroit of $85
million to UBS and Bank of America.
Dollar Devaluation: Hard Evidence At Your Local Grocery Store
Waking Times - The images in this article tell the difficult
truth for all to see, and the numbers don’t lie. This is how you
are being kept calm. This is how your politicians have managed
to breeze through their office terms not having to answer the
hard questions of why they are allowing our currency to head in
the direction of third world status.
eBay Now Allows Virtual Currency Sales
TechCrunch - eBay, owners of payment service PayPal, has quietly
added a new Virtual Currency category to their sales site,
allowing users to sell virtual currency like bitcoin, as well as
miners, and mining contracts.
This Is What Employment In America Really Looks Like…
Economic Collapse - Thanks to the offshoring of millions of
jobs, the replacement of millions of workers with technology and
the overall weakness of the U.S. economy, the percentage of
Americans that are actually working is significantly lower than
it was when this century began.
Duke’s plan to stunt tree growth in Charlotte spurs complaints
charlotteobserver.com - A Duke Energy experiment with using
chemicals to keep tree limbs away from power lines has spurred
complaints from homeowners concerned about environmental hazards
and the health of their trees.... They contend that chemicals
put into the soil could leach into groundwater or harm nearby
plants and vegetable gardens.
Telecoms could be forced to collect even more metadata under
Obama’s NSA overhaul
RT - An effort from the White House to revamp the rules that
govern how the National Security Agency goes about getting
telephone data may actually force service providers to start
logging more records that they do now, a new report suggests.
The Complete Interactive Guide To How The NSA Spies On
Everything You Do
Zero Hedge - With all the hoopla about missing airplanes,
renewed wars of the cold variety, and rigged markets, it is easy
to forget that America is now officially a totalitarian state of
the Orwellian kind, where the population has - involuntarily -
ceded all of its privacy in exchange for... something.
Hidden Energy Inside Your Pocket Change
Activist Post - You never realize how dependent you are to the
grid until the lights go out for a long period of time. Although
many of us have batteries and flashlights safely stored for a
rainy day, there may be a time during an extended emergency
where you run out of your battery stash and have to improvise.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Armed Feds Prepare For Showdown With Nevada Cattle Rancher
Paul Joseph Watson - A Ruby Ridge-style standoff is brewing in
Nevada, where dozens of armed federal agents are closing in on
cattle rancher Cliven Bundy over claims that Bundy has allowed
his cows to graze illegally on government land, endangering a
protected species of tortoise.
States begin to ban dangerous new FDA-approved
RT - Officials in Vermont and Massachusetts are
taking a stand against a powerful new prescription
painkiller that is raising concerns about the
possibility of an increase in accidental overdoses
amid an ongoing, out-of-control drug problem in
Baby Monkeys Develop Autism Symptoms After Getting
Popular Childhood Vaccines
My Natures Medicine - Following a recent study
conducted by scientists at the University of
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania which revealed that many
infant monkeys given standard doses of childhood
vaccines as part of the new research, developed
autism symptoms, question marks over the ultimate
safety of vaccines have come to the fore.
Why Does this Food Have 196 Ingredients?
Activist Post - In this day and age of genetically
modified, subsidized, and highly processed food full
of chemical additives and synthetic multisyllabic
unpronounceables, would it surprise you to learn
that for just $2.22, you can buy a meal made with no
less than 196 ingredients?
Chia seeds contain 7.5 times the omega-3 content of
salmon, as well as the highest protein content of
any edible seed
(NaturalNews) Chia seeds are one of the highest
known sources for omega-3 fatty acids, containing
7.5 times more of these essential oils per ounce
than salmon. They provide more protein than any
other seed, and a complete protein to boot. They are
exceptionally high in fiber, which benefits
intestinal health. The seeds contain five times as
much calcium as milk, along with boron for healthy
bones and high levels of B vitamins.
5 Compounds that Make Oregano a Nutritional
Natural Society - Although often used as a culinary
spice for its distinct flavor and aroma, oregano is
also a medicinal power-house. Oregano is an amazing
healing plant due to the following constituents...
Magnesium Lowers Colorectal Cancer Risk
Green Med Info - An astounding 70% or more of
Americans are deficient in the essential mineral
magnesium. Low levels can have deadly effects.
Epidemiologic studies have suggested that low
magnesium may be associated with higher rates of
colorectal cancer among other diseases.
Zinc deficiency mistakes you might not realize
(NaturalNews) One big reason for zinc deficiency is
that food consumed today has less zinc than in years
past -- soil demineralization due to modern farming
methods and food processing are two culprits for
today's reduced dietary zinc intake. As zinc is
water-soluble, canning foods or cooking them in
water can cause the removal of zinc.
Salad eaters, rejoice! Study shows beneficial
nutrients enter bloodstream
(NaturalNews) The study was taken on by experts from
the University of California, Los Angeles, and
Louisiana State University who assessed the
nutritional value of salad and raw vegetables to
determine how we absorb their nutrients. More than
17,500 men and women were studied, and results
consistently demonstrated that their bodies had
elevated levels of vitamin C, lycopene and folic
acid, to name just a few nutrients.
High-protein diet in middle age doubles risk of
early death, quadruples cancer risks
(NaturalNews) A research team from the University of
Southern California has published the results of a
study in the journal Cell Metabolism that explains
how a high-protein diet during middle age makes you
nearly twice as likely to die, and four times more
likely to die from cancer specifically.
- April 4, 2014 - Today In History:
1812 - The territory of Orleans became the 18th U.S.
state and will become known as Louisiana.
1818 - The U.S. flag was declared to have 13 red and
white stripes and 20 stars and that a new star would
be added for the each new state.
1841 - U.S. President William Henry Harrison, at the
age of 68, became the first president to die in
office. He had been sworn in only a month before he
died of pneumonia.
1848 - Thomas Douglas became the first San Francisco
1850 - The city of Los Angeles was incorporated.
1862 - In the U.S., the Battle of Yorktown began as
Union General George B. McClellan closed in on
1887 - Susanna M. Salter became mayor of Argonia,
KS, making her the first woman mayor in the U.S.
1917 - The U.S. Senate voted 90-6 to enter World War
I on the Allied side.
1918 - The Battle of Somme, an offensive by the
British against the German Army ended.
1932 - After five years of research, professor C.G.
King, of the University of Pittsburgh, isolated
1945 - During World War II, U.S. forces liberated
the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany.
1949 - Twelve nations signed a treaty to create The
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
1967 - The U.S. lost its 500th plane over Vietnam.
1968 - Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at
the age of 39.
1969 - Dr. Denton Cooley implanted the first
temporary artificial heart.
1971 - Veterans stadium in Philadelphia, PA, was
dedicated this day.
1975 - More than 130 people, most of them children,
were killed when a U.S. Air Force transport plane
evacuating Vietnamese orphans crashed just after
takeoff from Saigon.
1981 - Henry Cisneros became the first
Mexican-American elected mayor of a major U.S. city,
which was San Antonio, TX.
1983 - At Cape Canaveral, the space shuttle
Challenger took off on its first flight. It was the
sixth flight overall for the shuttle program.
1984 - U.S. President Reagan proposed an
international ban on chemical weapons.
1987 - The U.S. charged the Soviet Union with
wiretapping a U.S. Embassy.
1991 - Pennsylvanian Senator John Heinz and six
others were killed when a helicopter collided with
Heinz's plane over a schoolyard in Merion, PA.
2003 - U.S. forces seized Saddam International
Airport outside Baghdad.
2006 - The Iraq tribunal charged Saddam Hussein and
six others, accusing them of genocide and crimes
against humanity stemming from a 1980s crackdown
2011 - Yielding to political opposition, the Obama
administration gave up on trying avowed Sept. 11
mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four alleged
co-conspirators in civilian federal courts and said
it would prosecute them instead before military
Russia wants answers on NATO troop movement in Eastern Europe
RT - Russia expects detailed explanations from NATO regarding expanding
its military presence in Eastern Europe, said Russian Foreign Minister
Sergey Lavrov. The statement comes after NATO bloc announced boosting
its military presence in the area.
What About The Dollar: Russia, Iran Announce $20 Billion Oil-For-Goods
Zero Hedge - If you said the complete absence of US Dollars anywhere in
the funds flow you are correct. Which is precisely what we have been
warning would happen the more the West and/or JPMorgan pushed Russia
into a USD-free corner.
Russia regrets NASA halting cooperation, experts warn of impact on intl
RT - Russia has expressed its regrets over NASA’s decision to halt
cooperation with its Russian counterpart. However, experts agree that
the measure will affect NASA and mutual international work, but will not
significantly harm Russia.
IMF Warns: Global Stagnation If Ukraine Not Bailed Out
Kurt Nimmo - MF boss Christine Lagarde has recycled the bankster mantra
as the globalists push for a bailout of Ukraine. “Geopolitical tensions”
in Ukraine “could cloud the global economic outlook” and “could have
broader spill over implications,” she told an audience at the Johns
Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
More Evidence U.S. Funds al-Qaeda Terrorists in Syria
Kurt Nimmo - Earlier this year, the United States and the Gulf
monarchies initiated a propaganda effort designed to sanitize the image
of the mercenaries fighting to topple the Syrian government.
Iran Appoints American Hostage Taker as UN Envoy
Daily Sheeple - Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz has vowed to prevent
Hamid Aboutalebi, one of a group that held 52 Americans hostages for 444
days in 1979, from entering the United States. Iranian President Hassan
Rouhani had selected Hamid Aboutalebi to represent Iran at the United
Lawmakers call on oil and gas producers to ditch ‘dirty, bloody dollar’
RT - A group of Lower House MPs are urging Russian oil and gas producers
and traders to stop using the US dollar. They say this means sharing
profits with the USA, and making Russia vulnerable to western sanctions.
Russia Is Dominated By Global Banks, Too
Zero Hedge - As the Ukrainian crisis festers and other dangers in the
Pacific and the Mideast grow, an odd consensus among alternative
analysts is taking hold — namely the belief that President Vladimir
Putin and Russia represent some kind of opposition to globalization and
the rule of corporate financiers.
China General Says "War With Japan Increasingly Likely" As Russia
Conducts New Army Drill Near Latvia, Estonia
Zero Hedge - Just in case escalating tensions along Russia's western
border - and one can be certain Estonia and Latvia will scream bloody
murder any second - here is a retired Chinese general who just told SCMP
that a "war with Japan over territorial disputes is becoming
increasingly likely" and that China is more than capable of defending
Turkey court overturns YouTube ban, except on 15 videos
RT - Ankara court ordered a Turkish government ban on YouTube to be
lifted, but allowed the blockage of 15 specific videos to remain in
place. The move comes after a similar overturning of a government ban of
VIDEO: Two journalists shot in Afghanistan, one dead
Press TV - A female foreign journalist has been shot dead and another
injured by a gunman in eastern Afghanistan on the eve of the country's
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Ft. Hood Officials Reject Concealed Carry, Suggest Soldiers Can
Wait Minutes For Police
Kit Daniels - Despite admitting that it took police up to 15
minutes to respond to yesterday’s mass shooting at Ft. Hood,
Texas, a U.S. Army spokesperson stood behind the Army’s
longstanding policy that prevents soldiers from carrying
concealed handguns for self-defense on base.
Harry Reid: Fort Hood Shooting Should Revive Gun Control Push
Breitbart - Speaking to reporters on April 3rd, Senate Majority
Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said the shooting at Fort Hood should
revive the gun control push.
Fort Hood gunman was on a cocktail of prescription drugs
The Telegraph - Ivan Lopez, the soldier who carried out a mass
shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, had not been in combat during
his tour of Iraq, but was being assessed for post-traumatic
FEMA's 'Inaccurate Guidance' May Cause NJ Towns to Return
Hurricane Sandy Aid
Breitbart - Two towns devastated by Hurricane Sandy may lose
hundreds of thousands of dollars in aid after a federal audit
found insufficient evidence to prove their debris removal
expenses. Officials tell the Bergen Record that “inaccurate or
incomplete guidance from the many FEMA Project Specialists" was
“You Answer to Me!” Cop Breaks Into Home, Arrests Man
Paul Joseph Watson - Video footage appears to show a police
officer breaking into a home in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
before arresting a man for no reason as he exclaims, “you answer
to me!” The clip begins with the officer forcibly entering the
house, apparently without a warrant, before telling 26-year-old
Donrell Breaux he will be arrested.
Video: NY Troopers Confiscate Toy Gun, Cutout of Gun from SAFE
Adan Salazar - A SAFE Act protester at the New York state
capitol in Albany yesterday was approached by three state
troopers and relieved of his weapons: a toy gun and a plywood
cutout in the shape of a gun.
Texas man testing open-carry law told he’s ‘free to go’ – then
tasered and arrested
BizPac Review - Texas gun rights activists are planning a rally
on Sunday to protest the stun-gun arrest of a teenager arrested
by San Antonio police for doing nothing more than exercising his
Own An Antique Bullet? In This City, Get Arrested – And
Off the Grid News - Mark Witaschek, a Washington, DC,
businessman with no criminal record, must now post his name on a
firearms offender registry after a shocking court verdict.
Trooper Stops Man … Because He’s From A State That Sells This
Off the Grid News - A man claims he was stopped and detained by
a state trooper in Idaho simply because he was driving a vehicle
with Colorado license plates, where marijuana is legal,
according to a new federal lawsuit.
Pentagon is moving aggressively to establish a “network” of
elite American commandos across the globe
Blacklisted News - The Pentagon is moving aggressively to
establish a “network” of elite American commandos across the
globe as part of its changing strategy to combat al-Qaida cells
in places like North Africa.
Senate Votes to Declassify Report on CIA Interrogations
defenseone.com - In a closed hearing Thursday, the Senate
Intelligence Committee voted 11-3 to declassify portions of a
CIA report detailing post-9/11 interrogation tactics. The
lawmakers sent their request to the White House to declassify
more than 500 pages of a 6,200-page report, including an
executive summary, findings, and conclusions about an
interrogation program involving more than 100 detainees.
Two B-52 and two B-2 bombers perform 20-hour long synchronized
attack on Hawaii’s training range
theaviationist.com - Even if global strike missions are
routinely conducted “to ensure the U.S. has a credible
capability to respond to a variety of levels of threats and to
provide the President a variety of options he may need to
protect the nation or its allies and partners,” launching two
B-52s and two B-2s in a synchronized strike attack training
mission does not happen every day.
Could U.S. Constitution Be Changed to Eliminate Second
Paul Joseph Watson - The entire U.S. Constitution could be up
for review after Michigan became the 34th state to vote in favor
of a Constitutional Convention, satisfying a rule that states
America’s founding document can be amended if two thirds of
state legislatures approve the measure.
Outrage Over Gun Free Zone: “The Very People Trained To Take Out
Armed Attackers… Are Disarmed.”
Mac Slavo - “Fort Hood is a gun free zone, just like our
schools.” You rarely hear about mass shootings in places where
guns can be legally carried. And often, when a shooter with mass
killing on his mind enters one of these facilities, he is put
down by a law abiding citizen.
Banning Warrantless Data: Utah Governor Signs Privacy Bill into
Activist Post - On Monday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill
into law that will thwart some of the effects of the growing
Judge Nap: James Clapper Should Be Prosecuted for Allegedly
Fox News - Napolitano feels Clapper should lose his job and go
to prison since he previously testified before the Senate Select
Committee on Intelligence and lied that the NSA doesn't collect
information on Americans.
Koch ally to introduce Monsanto-backed bill to bar state GMO
RT - Rep. Mike Pompeo will introduce legislation backed by
powerful trade groups to prevent states from passing laws
requiring the labeling of genetically-modified foods, according
to reports. The bill is linked to biotech giant Monsanto and
Americans finally understand that marijuana is less harmful than
Washington Post - A new Pew survey out today provides yet
another illustration of the failure of America’s drug war. By a
nearly five-to-one margin, Americans agree that alcohol is worse
for you than marijuana. However you slice the data up
demographically, majorities say the same thing.
Cop Pulls Gun On Fifth Graders Building Tree Fort
Mikael Thalen - Police in Georgia forced a group of fifth
graders to the ground at gunpoint this week as they attempted to
build a tree fort in their own neighborhood. According to 911
records, Henry County Police were called after a neighbor
noticed the children “chopping off tree limbs,” an activity she
claimed was hurting the environment and creating “tripping
Shocking Facts About The Deindustrialization Of America That
Everyone Should Know
Economic Collapse - How long can America continue to burn up
wealth? How long can this nation continue to consume far more
wealth than it produces? The trade deficit is one of the biggest
reasons for the steady decline of the U.S. economy, but many
Americans don't even understand what it is.
IRS Retroactively Taxes Bitcoin
Breitbart - Last week the IRS announced that Bitcoin is not a
currency and is, instead, property. This has effectively turned
tens of thousands of Americans into tax cheats and endangered
the adoption of Bitcoin by wider audiences – even more so than
the Mt. Gox fiasco from nearly two months ago.
Amazing Graphic Shows Chicago’s Middle Class Disappear Before
CBS News - The graphic that you are about to see is sobering,
perhaps depressing, and you can’t take your eyes off it.
Update: Officer Charged in Death of Elderly Veteran
Ben Swann - A Park Forest, Illinois police officer has been
charged in the death of 95-year-old John Wrana, a WWII veteran
who was killed in a dispute over medical treatment. Officer
Craig Taylor appeared before a judge and faces one charge of
reckless conduct, a Class 4 felony. He was freed on his own
Radioprotective Chelator: Apple Pectin Reduces
Caesium-137 by 62%
Natural Society - Apple pectin is a great
radioprotective agent. In one study, the pectin was
so effective, it reduced the caesium-137 load by up
to 62 percent in one month.
Study Finds ‘Master Antioxidant’ Glutathione can be
Natural Society - Until recently, the widely held
belief has been that normal oral supplementation
won’t help raise GSH levels because oral GSH won’t
get past the stomach acids and into the small
intestines to be absorbed into the blood. But a
study explained in the next section indicates
Newer Birth Control Pills Increase Risk of Fatal
Natural Society - While “3rd generation” birth
control pills have been on the market for years and
are offered as an option with fewer side effects,
evidence continues to mount that the side effects
they do carry could be deadly.
The Real Cause of Seasonal Allergies (Hint: It’s Not
Natural News Blog - Most people blame pollen or mold
spores for their seasonal allergies, but these
aren’t the real cause at all! Allergy symptoms are
caused by an overactive immune system. Your immune
system produces substances known as antibodies that
protect you from unwanted invaders that could make
you sick or cause an infection.... Here are five
ways to tackle your seasonal allergies without drugs
Cancer treatment found in a tree
(NaturalNews) The Lapacho tree has been studied for
many years by cultures around the globe. It is an
evergreen tree from South America that produces a
type of bark that has been claimed to cure or
prevent cancer, along with other illnesses. The
scientific name is Tabebuia avellanedae, and the tea
that is made from this bark is often referred to as
"Pau d'arco," though many alternative names have
Unhealthy food cravings are a sign of mineral
(NaturalNews) Most of us have, at one point in our
lives, experienced intense cravings for unhealthy
foods. Whether it be for chocolate, donuts, salty
snacks or refined carbs, our bodies appear to want
them -- and we're often all too happy to submit.
There's just one problem: Eating these foods doesn't
seem to end the cravings. What is going on here? Are
our bodies playing a cruel joke on us? Well, not
Tuna is the #3 cause of food poisoning in the United
States, but not because of bacteria
(NaturalNews) Since bacteria are killed by thorough
cooking, most consumers assume that they can avoid
any food poisoning risk simply by cooking fish
thoroughly before eating. This dangerous illusion
probably contributes to tuna's status as the #3
cause of food poisoning in the United States.
EPA forced children to inhale cancer-causing diesel
pollutants as part of heinous government experiments
(NaturalNews) The U.S. government intentionally
subjected children and adults to bizarre medical
experiments that required them to inhale diesel
pollutants known to contain cancer-causing
chemicals. The experiments involved collecting
diesel fumes from idling diesel trucks, then piping
those fumes into enclosed chambers where U.S. test
subjects were required to breathe them for hours at
- April 3, 2014 - Today In History:
1776 - George Washington received an honorary Doctor
of Laws degree from Harvard College .
1860 - The first Pony Express riders left St.
Joseph, MO and Sacramento, CA. The trip across
country took about 10 days. The Pony Express only
lasted about a year and a half.
1865 - Union forces occupy Confederate capital of
1882 - The American outlaw Jesse James was shot in
the back and killed by Robert Ford for a $5,000
reward. There was later controversy over whether it
was actually Jesse James that had been killed.
1910 - Alaska's Mt. McKinley, the highest mountain
in North America was climbed.
1936 - Richard Bruno Hauptmann was executed for the
kidnapping and death of the son of Charles and Anne
1942 - The Japanese began their all-out assault on
the U.S. and Filipino troops at Bataan.
1946 - Lt. General Masaharu Homma, the Japanese
commander responsible for the Bataan Death March,
was executed in the Philippines.
1948 - U.S. President Harry Truman signed the
Marshall Plan to revive war-torn Europe. It was $5
billion in aid for 16 countries.
1967 - The U.S. State Department said that Hanoi
might be brainwashing American prisoners.
1968 - Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his
"mountaintop" speech just 24 hours before he was
1968 - North Vietnam agreed to meet with U.S.
representatives to set up preliminary peace talks.
1983 - It was reported that Vietnamese occupation
forces had overrun a key insurgent base in western
1985 - The U.S. charged that Israel violated the
Geneva Convention by deporting Shiite prisoners.
1996 - An Air Force jetliner carrying Commerce
Secretary Ron Brown crashed in Croatia, killing all
35 people aboard.
1996 - Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski was
arrested. He pled guilty in January 1998 to five
Unabomber attacks in exchange for a life sentence
without chance for parole.
2000 - A U.S. federal judge ruled that Microsoft had
violated U.S. antitrust laws by keeping "an
oppressive thumb" on its competitors. Microsoft said
that they would appeal the ruling.
2010 - The Wi-Fi version of the Apple iPad went on
U.S. Navy Sending Destroyer to Black Sea to Support Ukraine
NBC News - The U.S. Navy is sending a destroyer into the Black Sea in
the coming days as a symbolic gesture of support for Ukraine and other
allies in the region, according to two senior defense officials. The USS
Donald Cook, a guided missile destroyer based in Rota, Spain, and will
travel to the Black Sea "in the next week or so," according to one
senior defense official.
Establishment Media Sanitizing Ukraine’s Fascists
Kurt Nimmo - The establishment media is attempting to marginalize and
expel Right Sector and Svoboda fascists from the Ukrainian junta in
order to make it palatable now that the IMF, the United States and the
European Union are ladling money and support on the nearly bankrupt
Russia Threatens Retaliation After JPMorgan Blocks Embassy Money
Economy Watch - Russia’s foreign ministry has threatened to impede the
operations of American diplomatic missions in the country, after U.S.
bank JPMorgan Chase on Tuesday blocked a remittance from the Russian
embassy in Kazakhstan to an insurance agency.
Saudi Arabia declares atheists terrorists under new laws targeting
citizens who 'call for secular thought in any form'
Daily Mail - Saudi Arabia has officially identified atheists as
terrorists in sweeping new laws that threaten up to 20 years in prison
for almost any criticism of the government or Islam.
Afghan H-bomb: Record opium harvest, billions burn in 'war on drugs'
RT - Finding a solution to the thriving heroin production in Afghanistan
has been on the back burner ever since the Americans occupied the
country. The new Afghan president who will be elected next weekend will
have to battle record opium harvests.
China Orders Big Banks to Close Bitcoin Trading Accounts
Blacklisted News - China's central bank has ordered the country's
commercial banks and payment companies to close bitcoin trading accounts
in two weeks, according to people with knowledge of the matter, dealing
another blow to the virtual currency, reports WSJ.
Fukushima: Radioactive Seafood in Canadian Grocery Stores
Global Research - Since the Canadian stopped testing seafood for
radiation, an Alberta teenager took matters into her own hands.
Panama Earthquake Hit Wednesday, 5.8 Magnitude
Activist Post - Barely one day after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck
Chile, killing six people, a 5.8 earthquake has rocked Panama. While
writing this, the earthquake was downgraded from 6.2 magnitude by the
U.S. Geological Services.
Peru Volcano Rumbles to Life, Evacuations
Activist Post - The epicenter of the [Chilean] earthquake affected fault
lines in a "Ring of Fire" of volcanoes. Southwestern Peru was also
affected by the earthquake and one volcano started to spew ash on
sending 175 Marines to Romania as part of Africa crisis team
StratRisks - The Pentagon said on Wednesday it was bolstering the size
of its Europe-based African crisis response force to 675 Marines,
sending 175 new troops to a Romanian base near the Black Sea at a time
of tensions over Russia’s annexation of part of Ukraine.
NASA suspends cooperation with Russia over Ukraine crisis
RT - The United States has suspended contact between NASA and its
Russian counterpart over the ongoing situation in Ukraine. Only ongoing
International Space Station cooperation will continue through the freeze
Turkey’s constitutional court: Twitter ban violates free speech
RT - The Twitter ban imposed by Turkey’s government violates freedom of
expression and individual rights, said the country’s Constitutional
Court after a unanimous vote on Wednesday. The ban caused mass protests
and public uproar.
VIDEO: ‘US funded social network to incite unrest in Cuba’
Press TV - The administration of US President Barack Obama has been
secretly financing the project, dubbed “Cuban Twitter,” for more than
two years to undermine the Caribbean country's government, according to
an investigation by the Associated Press (AP).
7.6 aftershock hits same area of northern Chile as Tuesday's 8.2 quake
RT - A 7.6-magnitude aftershock has rocked the same area of northern
Chile where a massive 8.2 earthquake struck on Tuesday. The earlier
quake, which caused a tsunami, killed six people and forced almost one
million others to evacuate.
RT Update and
Related Dutchsinse Video.
YouTube: ENTIRE Ring of Fire showing wave activity on NOAA's Buoy
Dutchsinse - The entire Pacific Plate is showing wave movement being
picked up by NOAA's Buoy monitoring program. From Alaska to New Zealand,
from Chile to Japan. Related Article.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Opens Fire At Fort Hood; 4 Dead, Several Injured
CBS News - A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service
members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and
wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where
more than a dozen people were slain in a 2009 attack,
FBI Warned of ‘Imminent’ Fort Hood Style Attack Right Before New
Fort Hood Shooting
Daily Sheeple - Not only did the FBI put out an alert a few
weeks ago that a “Ft. Hood-inspired jihad” was “imminent” only
to turn around and announce yesterday that this was “not an
immediate threat,” but there were also nationwide jihad-style
drills being held yesterday, and (at least in part) specifically
in regard to “lone wolf” scenarios calling out the Ft. Hood
shooting as an example.
Morell: White House 'Made No Substantive Changes' to Benghazi
Fox News - Former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell faced the
House Intelligence Committee today to answer questions on the
Benghazi talking points. Lawmakers are seeking answers on who
directed former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to claim that the
Sept. 11, 2012 attack was the result of a protest over an
Mississippi Legislature passes bill allowing legal
discrimination on basis of religion
RT - The Mississippi Legislature passed a bill on Tuesday that
would allow individuals and businesses to legally discriminate
on the basis of their religion.... The bill’s fate is now up to
Gov. Phil Bryant (R), who has not said whether he will sign the
US missile defense system faces further costs and delays due to
failures says report
RT - A report released this week by the United States Government
Accountability Office suggests that the Pentagon’s costly
missile defense program could soon become much more expensive
due to recent delays and other obstacles.
Obamacare: It’s What the Founders Wanted
Kurt Nimmo - It was April Fools’ Day but Nancy Pelosi wasn’t
fooling. The Democrat House Minority Leader said during a press
conference outside the West Wing of the White House that
Obamacare is something the signers of the Declaration of
Independence desired for all Americans...
5 Reasons Obama's 7.1 Million Number Is Meaningless
Breitbart - Obama’s tone was nothing short of exuberant: “7.1
million Americans have now signed up for private insurance plans
through these market places. 7.1! Yep!” He then went on to
criticize those who had expressed objections to Obamacare for
its deprivations of plans, doctors, drugs, and liberty: “Why are
folks working so hard for people not to have health insurance?”
Employers Say Obamacare Will Cost Them $5,000 More Per Employee
freebeacon.com - Obamacare will cost large companies between
$4,800 and $5,900 more per employee and add hundreds of millions
to their overhead, according to a new survey.
Lawsuit Filed Against Nevada Health Exchange
CBS News - “There are hundreds, if not thousands, of Nevadans
who have been paying premiums for 2, 3, 4 months, not receiving
any coverage whatsoever,” [Attorney] Callister told KTNV-TV. “I
talked to a mom an hour ago who has skin cancer and she can’t go
in to have her skin cancer treatment because her doctor says,
‘Who is your carrier?’”
Fury As US Marshals Shoot Unarmed Man Then Confiscate Cell
Phones Of Witnesses
Steve Watson - Witnesses reacted with fury Tuesday as Federal
Marshals in Albuquerque shot an unarmed man in broad daylight
and then attempted to confiscate cell phones from witnesses. The
latest incident comes in the midst of a backlash against a
series of police shootings that have ended with the deaths of
Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Campaign Donation Caps
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a
key pillar of campaign finance law by allowing wealthy donors to
give money to as many political candidates, parties and
committees as they wish. On a 5-4 vote, the court struck down
the overall limits on how much individuals can donate during the
federal two-year election cycle.
Billions In Hidden Subsidies Going To Too-big-to-fail Banks
ABC News - Both the International Monetary Fund and the Fed have
just published studies showing that, not only did the TBTF
policy encourage a coterie of banks to place bigger and riskier
bets, it is the taxpayer who largely underwrites the whole
3 Secrets of Engineering Being Used to Keep You Poor
Richard Moyer - Tired of replacing crappy new stuff constantly?
Does it seem like they just can't build anything right anymore?
It turns out that it isn't ignorance or incompetence making your
stuff break, but a deliberate effort by intelligent people who
know exactly what they're doing.
9 Of The Top 10 Occupations In America Pay An Average Wage Of
Less Than $35,000 A Year
Economic Collapse - According to stunning new numbers just
released by the federal government, nine of the top ten most
commonly held jobs in the United States pay an average wage of
less than $35,000 a year. When you break that down, that means
that most of these workers are making less than $3,000 a month
GM avoided defective switch redesign in 2005 to save a dollar
(Reuters) - General Motors Co in 2005 decided not to change an
ignition switch eventually linked to the deaths of at least 13
people because it would have added about a dollar to the cost of
each car, according to an internal GM document provided to U.S.
Thursday Tornado Risk Zone Spans 1,000 Miles, Population of 40
accuweather.com - With part of a multiple-day severe weather
event forecast to continue, close to 40 million people will be
at risk for violent and dangerous storms on Thursday from the
Gulf Coast to the Ohio Valley.
Republicans Fear Obama Will Let Russia Seize Internet Power
National Journal - An Obama administration plan to give up
oversight of certain technical Internet functions could open the
door to a takeover by authoritarian regimes, Republican
lawmakers claimed Wednesday. If Russia or China gain new
influence over the management of the Internet, they could begin
censoring content or blocking websites, the Republicans warned.
Microsoft Windows Enters The Internet of Things Surveillance
Activist Post - Where Google sees adding robotic intelligence to
every home, and the IBM/AT&T global partnership is to ensure
that no home, appliance, or gadget is left behind, Microsoft's
Windows on Devices aims to offer its proprietary operating
system to engage users on an already familiar platform.
Better radiation detection arriving soon thanks to breakthrough
(NaturalNews) On March 17, the University of Liverpool announced
that its Nuclear Physics Group will be partnering with private
radiation detection company CANBERRA to develop new instruments
that are capable of detecting lower levels of radiation in the
environment more quickly.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds
One of the world’s most precious resources is at risk and most
people don’t know that is happening or what to do.... Today,
corporate-owned seed accounts for 82% of the world-wide market.
Seeds are no longer ‘free’ or open source, they are proprietary.
Your Gardening To-Do List for April
Organic Gardening - Here’s a zone-by-zone to-do list for the
month of April.
Venezuela Enforces Fingerprint Registry to Buy Groceries: What
to Do Before Rationing Starts in America
Organic Prepper - What if you were forced to “register” in order
to buy groceries? And what if, through that registration, the
food you bought could be tracked and quantities could be
limited? That’s exactly the plan in Venezuela right now. The AP
reports that in an effort to crack down on “hoarding”
Frankincense: How Big Pharma Robs Nature, Denies Natural Cancer
Natural Society - International laboratory research has
demonstrated frankincense essential oil’s ability to shut down
cancer cells without harming healthy cells. It shuts the cancer
cells down by probing the nucleus and resetting the cancerous
DNA to normal cellular DNA.
Cancer – Taking Your Power Back! Part 1
Natural News Bog - Society has trained us to believe that we,
the patient, are powerless over cancer, and our bodies in
general and healing can only take place through modern medicine
and with complete trust in your medical doctor. Nothing could be
further from the truth.
The Anti-Carcinogenic, Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidant and Detox
Effects of Turnip Greens Are Underrated
preventdisease.com - For total glucosinolate content, turnip
greens outscore cabbage, kale, cauliflower, and broccoli among
the most commonly eaten cruciferous vegetables. That fantastic
glucosinolate content brings with it some equally fantastic
15 Natural Remedies To Treat Acid Reflux and Ulcers
preventdisease.com - Natural remedies have the power to relieve
and even heal many of these conditions with no side effects and
virtually no recurrence of symptoms.
A Sneak Attack on Your Dietary Supplements: The FDA’s New Food
Green Med Info - The FDA is harmonizing our vitamin-and-mineral
levels down to the same ridiculous levels of Codex Alimentarius
that NHF has fought at Codex for more than a decade.
VIDEO: Think Marijuana Is For Stoners? Meet A 6-Year-Old Girl
Who Might Just Disagree With You On That
Liberty Crier - Marijuana is a big deal here in Colorado. People
love it. And one little girl, named Charlotte, considers it a
lifesaver. She has pediatric epilepsy which caused 400 seizures
A WEEK. (Don’t worry, it’s a special hybrid plant without the
stoner properties.) Listen to Josh Stanley explain the amazing
science that has essentially cured her. And bring your Kleenex.
Vaccines kill far more people than faulty Chevy Cobalt cars, but
drug makers are granted total legal immunity
(NaturalNews) The nation is in an uproar following a recent
announcement by General Motors that the company is recalling 2.5
million vehicles for a major defect that has killed dozens and
injured many more. USA Today and others are reporting that that
a coalition of parents is now calling on the government to
punish GM for not recalling the vehicles sooner, while political
activist Michael Moore has piped into the conversation with
pleas for GM executives to be hunted down and executed.
Manufacturing Madness: The Pseudoscience of Modern Psychiatry
Green Med Info - With the rise in antidepressant use in recent
years, we have witnessed the creation of many new clinical
diagnoses in the field of psychiatry. Are they real or
If These Liver Tests are Abnormal, Your Pet's Health
Could Be at Risk
Dr. Becker - Changes in a pet's liver enzyme values
from one blood test to the next are quite common.
What you can keep a close eye on - and what needs
- April 2, 2014 - Today In History:
1792 - The U.S. Congress passed the Coinage Act to
regulate the coins of the United States. The act
authorized $10 Eagle, $5 half-Eagle & 2.50
quarter-Eagle gold coins & silver dollar, dollar,
quarter, dime & half-dime to be minted.
1865 - Confederate President Davis and most of his
Cabinet fled the Confederate capital of Richmond,
1877 - The first Egg Roll was held on the grounds of
the White House in Washington, DC.
1902 - The first motion picture theatre opened in
Los Angeles with the name Electric Theatre.
1914 - The U.S. Federal Reserve Board announced
plans to divide the country into 12 districts.
1917 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson presented a
declaration of war against Germany to the U.S.
1932 - A $50,000 ransom was paid for the infant son
of Charles and Anna Lindbergh. He child was not
returned and was found dead the next month.
1935 - Sir Watson-Watt was granted a patent for
1947 - The U.N. Security Council voted to appoint
the U.S. as trustee for former Japanese-held Pacific
1951 - U.S. General Dwight Eisenhower assumed
command of all allied forces in the Western
Mediterranean area and Europe.
1958 - The National Advisory Council on Aeronautics
was renamed NASA.
1963 - Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King began the
first non-violent campaign in Birmingham, AL.
1966 - South Vietnamese troops joined in
demonstrations at Hue and Da Nang for an end to
1986 - On a TWA airliner flying from Rome to Athens
a bomb exploded under a seat killing four Americans.
1987 - The speed limit on U.S. interstate highways
was increased to 65 miles per hour in limited areas.
1989 - An editorial in the "New York Times" declared
that the Cold War was over.
1990 - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein threatened to
incinerate half of Israel with chemical weapons if
Israel joined a conspiracy against Iraq.
1992 - Mob boss John Gotti was convicted in New York
of murder and racketeering. He was later sentenced
to life in prison.
1995 - The costliest strike in professional sports
history ended when baseball owners agreed to let
players play without a contract.
2007 - The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that carbon
dioxide and other greenhouse gases are air
pollutants under the Clean Air Act.
2009 - A 19-count federal racketeering indictment
was returned against former Illinois Gov. Rod
Blagojevich, who denied doing anything illegal.
2011 - Highly radioactive water leaked into the sea
from a crack at Japan's stricken nuclear power
NATO suspends civilian and military cooperation with Russia
RT - NATO has announced that it is suspending all military and civilian
cooperation with Russia over the Ukrainian crisis, the bloc said in a
Brzezinski and Globalists Position EU for Takeover of Ukraine
Kurt Nimmo - Zbigniew Brzezinski, an originating Trilateralist along
with David Rockefeller and Henry Kissinger, has called for the European
Union to step up to the plate and increase its involvement in Ukraine.
NATO Exploits Phantom Russian Troop Build-up to Call for Militarizing
Kurt Nimmo - NATO continues to insist Russia is massing troops on the
border of Ukraine despite a lack of evidence. The alliance will now use
the phantom military build-up to increase its presence in Eastern
Europe. CNN, a documented propaganda asset of the Army’s Fourth
Psychological Operations Group, insists Russia’s phantom troops will
invade this weekend.
Monetary Blockade Of Russia Begins: JPMorgan Blocks Russian Money
Transfer "Under Pretext" Of Sanctions
Zero Hedge - According to Russian Kommersant, none other than the
biggest US bank, JPMorgan, was reported to be "reviewing counterpart
relations with all Russian lenders" citing unidentified people. The
review is part of JPMorgan’s push for transparency in banking and not
part of sanctions against Russia over Crimea.
Militants in Syria prepare chemical attack in Damascus – UN envoy
RT - Armed gangs in Syria are conspiring to stage a chemical attack in
the Damascus suburbs in order to later lay the blame on the Bashar
Assad’s government, Syria's UN Ambassador Bashar Jaafari has warned the
EU agrees to launch military operation in Central African Republic
RT - The Council of the European Union have announced the immediate
launch of a military operation in the Central African Republic to help
“achieve a safe and a secure environment” amid the escalating crisis,
said the council’s order.
Britain to Jail Parents Who Don’t Love Their Children Enough
Kurt Nimmo - Not loving a child to the degree mandated by a new standard
established by the British state will result in a prison term for
parents, according to The Telegraph. Under a new “Cinderella Law,”
denying children love and affection will now be considered a crime
similar to physical and sexual abuse. Parents convicted under the law
face up to ten years in prison.
Venezuela Introduces Food ID In Face of Shortages, Black Markets
Los Angeles Times - Grappling with scarcities of sugar, milk, cornmeal
and other basic foods, the Venezuelan government Tuesday unveiled a new
electronic identification system for shoppers that critics say is a
modern version of a ration card. President Nicolas Maduro described it
as a means of “safeguarding food sovereignty.”
Israel threatens PA over plan to join UN agencies
Press TV - The Israeli regime has threatened the Palestinian Authority
not to go ahead with its decision to join UN agencies. “If they are now
threatening [to go to UN institutions], they must know something simple:
They will pay a heavy price,” Israeli Tourism Minister Uzi Landau said
Italian Senator Demands Declasification And Disclosure Of “Chemtrail /
GeoengineeringWatch - Rodolfo Ragonesi, CEO of the Gaia Foundation, is
clearly a man of truly exceptional courage and focus. While nearly all
of the environmental and science communities have remained criminally
silent about the blatant and highly toxic climate engineering constantly
occurring in skies around the globe, Ragonesi has taken a stand and is
Monsanto ordered to stop making false advertising claims about GMOs in
(NaturalNews) Some regions, like South Africa, understand what Monsanto
is about and are sending a strong message back to the corporation: Quit
wasting valuable resources, time and money, promoting chemically
prepared, genetically rearranged food.
8.2 earthquake hits Chile, killing 5 and displacing 80,000
RT - A massive 8.2 magnitude quake has struck off the coast of northern
Chile, killing 5 people and displacing around 80,000. Damages and fires
have been reported throughout the region and many have lost power
because of the quake.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
President Obama Declares Obamacare Enrollment Victory - Live
Zero Hedge - According to The White House, 7,041,000 people have
signed up for Obamacare (though it's unclear how many have paid
as of yet and what the mix of enrolees actually is). While this
will be proclaimed as mission accomplished and spun for all it's
worth, wasn't Obamacare supposed to reduce the ranks of the 45
million uninsured in America?
Boston Marathon bombing victim sues Glenn Beck
RT - A Saudi Arabian man injured by one of the two bombs that
detonated at last year’s Boston Marathon is suing conservative
commentator Glenn Beck in federal court for defamation.
CBP Agent Demanded Plastic Surgery Before and After Photos at
MIA, Woman Claims
Adan Salazar - A Florida woman is claiming she was sexually
harassed when a Customs and Border Protection agent at the Miami
International Airport asked to examine before and after pictures
proving she’d been out of the country to undergo cosmetic
NYC Measles Outbreak Sends Media Into Over-hype, Overdrive
Blacklisted News - ABC News is hyping the measles "OUTBREAK."
This is a great way to create some real demand for the panicked
masses to get their MMRs, and Obamacare immediatey!
Court Bans Keeping Your Gun In A Nightstand
Off the Grid - Two controversial San Francisco gun control laws
have been up upheld in a federal appeals court, which ruled the
laws do not infringe upon the Second Amendment. One law mandates
that San Francisco gun owners keep their firearms disabled with
a trigger lock or stored in a locked container when not being
carried – a requirement that no doubt benefits criminals and
This could be the end of the Bitcoin era
Yahoo News - The US Internal Revenue Service says that Bitcoin
is property, not currency. That means profits in Bitcoin get
taxed at the lower capital gains rate rather than income rate.
But, it also means that losses in Bitcoin are also at the
capital gains tax rate. That helped Bitcoin's value to drop 20%
in just the past week.
A St. Louis Fed Official Made A Presentation About Bitcoin That
Bitcoin Fans Are Going To Love
Business Insider - In a new presentation, Andolfatto calls
Bitcoin "a stroke of genius" and says the digital currency's
technology is causing existing financial institutions will have
to "adapt or die."
Alleged Silk Road Creator's Lawyer Denies Bitcoin Is 'Monetary
Instrument,' Moves To Drop All Charges
Forbes - The trial of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator of the
Silk Road Bitcoin-based black market for drugs, hasn’t yet
begun, but it’s already raising hairy legal questions. First on
the docket: Is Bitcoin even money?
Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Have Low Approval of Obama
Real Clear Politics - Just 32 percent of military veterans who
served in Iraq or Afghanistan approve of the job Barack Obama is
doing as president, according to a new poll from the Washington
Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation. In a related question,
only 42 percent of those surveyed said they believe Obama is a
“good commander-in-chief of the military.” Forty eight percent
said he is not.
Feds Exploit “Threatened” Bird for Massive Land Grab
The New American - The Obama administration is under fire from
critics, state governments, and lawmakers for yet another
federal “overreach” and abuse of power after it unveiled plans
for a massive land grab across five states under the guise of
protecting the “lesser prairie chicken.”
Yellowstone Bison Flee the Park (for spring migration)
Above Top Secret - Were they fleeing because of the earthquake
or is something more coming?... Bison on the road in the spring
in Yellowstone is a very common occurrence every year.
New Video Exposes Smart Meter Tyranny
Activist Post - The pushback against Smart Meter technology is
ramping up in any area where they have disgraced people's homes.
Despite assurances from "authorities," the evidence is mounting
that not only are Smart Meters an economic fraud and an invasion
of privacy, they are a serious health hazard.
Massive ant swarm marching toward Houston
(NaturalNews) As the ground begins to warm up in Texas, it is
literally squirming, coming alive, crawling and teaming with a
vicious and mobile predator. Experts predict 2014 to be the
worst year yet for distinct ant invasions throughout Texas.
Powerful Solar Flare Causes Radio Blackout
Discovery - On Saturday, the sun erupted with an X-class solar
flare, blasting Earth with powerful electromagnetic radiation.
Although we couldn’t directly feel its effects on the ground,
the impact of this event was measured as a dramatic radio
blackout for several minutes, highlighting the fact that the sun
isn’t quite done with solar maximum yet.
Lobbying Madness: Wireless Radiation Label Bill Passes Maine
Legislature Before Dying
takebackyourpower.net - The Maine House and Senate passed “The
Wireless Information Act,” a cell phone radiation label
requirement, and then killed it prior to enactment due to
cellular industry lobbyists.
10 Ways to Reduce Radiation from Cell Phone Use
Natural Society - It is easy to see why protecting yourself from
cell phone radiation is more important than ever. Here are 10
tips for reducing exposure to radiation.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Hey Look! It’s That Little American “Farm” Where Your Cheese
You know those packages of cheese or gallons of milk sold at the
average American grocery store with the little icon of a nice,
inviting red barn on them that just screams “ALL NATURAL” at
you?... Forget the barn: it’s giant, industrial factories with
barbed wire around them (to keep the cheese from escaping?).
Tennessee House Votes to Nullify Federal Hemp Ban
Activist Post - House bill 2445 (HB2445), introduced by Rep.
Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby), would mandate that the state authorize
the growing and production of industrial hemp within Tennessee,
effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal ban on the
Farms Being Seized For Boating And Water Skiing?
Off the Grid - Some Iowa landowners could lose their homes and
farms because local governments want to build a reservoir for
recreational purposes – a move critics say is in violation of
How to Test Gold and Silver when Bartering
SurvivoPedia - If you were to come upon somebody offering you a
couple of gold coins for one of your rifles, would you be able
to tell if its real?
Four Surprising ‘Survival Foods’ You Can Dehydrate
Off the Grid - Dehydrating what you grow or find on sale at the
local grocery store is a great way to add to long term food
storage stockpiles and feed a family healthy food on a budget.
Scientists Believe Starving Melanoma Cells Could
Provide Future Treatment
Natural Society - A new promising mechanism for
killing melanoma cells involves starving them of
their fuel—the amino acid glutamine.
Soy-Based Formula Linked To Seizures In Children
preventdisease.com - Phytoestrogens in soy-based
formulas are known to carry greater risks than
benefits for infants. Babies fed soy-based formula
had 13,000 to 22,000 times more isoflavones in their
blood than babies fed milk-based formula. New data
published in PLoS One shows that consumption of soy
formula may also be associated with a higher rate of
seizures in children.
Too many diet drinks may spell heart trouble for
Natural Blaze - It appears healthy postmenopausal
women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be
more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other
cardiovascular problems, according to research to be
presented at the American College of Cardiology's
63rd Annual Scientific Session.
Just ¼ Tsp. of Ginger Daily Could Reduce Type 2
Natural Society - Consuming about a quarter-teaspoon
of ginger each day can significantly reduce
inflammatory markers associated with Type 2
diabetes, a study found.
Manuka Honey Effective Against Antibiotic Resistant
Green Med Info - Scientists have been warning of a
possible medical catastrophe from an epidemic of
antibiotic resistant superbugs. Manuka honey may be
a natural and ancient solution to a modern health
Kids Can't Identify Apples in Fast Food Meals
Activist Post - There has been some controversy over
marketing ads aimed at children...and, what to do
about it. (Stick with me here) A new study in JAMA
Pediatrics is pointing fingers at fast food
companies for not making wellness attempts better
known to children.
More than one-third of all pre-bagged salads are
contaminated with fecal bacteria
(NaturalNews) Don't trust that pre-bagged produce in
the grocery store, no matter how prominently the
packaging proclaims that it has been "pre-washed" or
Homemade organic honey and apple cider candy bars
STEPin2 - We are kids at heart, and like them, we
love sweets. The problem with most candies available
today remains the sugar. Refined sugars are very bad
for our health and can lead to diseases. How about
controlling the ingredients and making your own?
- April 1, 2014 - Today In History:
1621 - The Plymouth, MA, colonists created the first
treaty with Native Americans.
1778 - Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman,
created the "$" symbol.
1789 - The U.S. House of Representatives held its
first full meeting in New York City.
1853 - Cincinnati became the first U.S. city to pay
fire fighters a regular salary.
1863 - The first wartime conscription law goes into
effect in the U.S.
1865 - At the Battle of Five Forks in Petersburg,
VA, Gen. Robert E. Lee began his final offensive.
1933 - Nazi Germany began the persecution of Jews by
boycotting Jewish businesses.
1938 - The Baseball Hall of Fame opened in
1945 - U.S. forces invaded Okinawa during World War
II. It was the last campaign of World War II.
1946 - Weight Watchers was formed.
1948 - The Berlin Airlift began.
1953 - The U.S. Congress created the Department of
Health Education and Welfare.
1954 - The U.S. Air Force Academy was formed in
1960 - France exploded 2 atom bombs in the Sahara
1970 - The U.S. Army charged Captain Ernest Medina
in the My Lai massacre.
1970 - President Nixon signed the bill, the Public
Health Cigarette Smoking Act, that banned cigarette
advertisements to be effective on January 1, 1971.
1971 - The United Kingdom lifted all restrictions on
1972 - North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops renewed
their offensive in South Vietnam.
1973 - Japan allowed its citizens to own gold.
1982 - The U.S. transferred the Canal Zone to
1987 - U.S. President Reagan told doctors in
Philadelphia, "We've declared AIDS public health
enemy No. 1."
1991 - Iran released British hostage Roger Cooper
after 5 years.
1991 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that jurors
could not be barred from serving due to their race.
1991 - The Warsaw Pact was officially dissolved.
2001 - China began holding 24 crewmembers of a U.S.
surveillance plane. The EP-3E U.S. Navy crew had
made an emergency landing after an in-flight
collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese
pilot was missing and presumed dead. The U.S. crew
was released on April 11, 2001.
2003 - North Korea test-fired an anti-ship missile
off its west coast.
2010 - The U.S. Congress cut Medicare reimbursements
to physicians by 21%.
Russian Duma denounces Black Sea Fleet deal with Ukraine
RT - Russia’s lower chamber of parliament, the State Duma, has voted to
denounce the Russian-Ukrainian agreements on the Black Sea Fleet. The
MPs voted to halt the rent payments to Kiev for Sevastopol naval base
and to cease writing off Ukraine’s debt.
US Talks With Israel on Release of Spy Jonathan Pollard
Epoch Times - Pollard, a Jewish American, was a civilian intelligence
analyst for the U.S. Navy when he gave thousands of classified documents
to his Israeli handlers.
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 vs. The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: The
Role of the Diego Garcia Military and Intelligence Base?
Global Research - The recent stance of the US military and its failure
to act in relation to flight MH 370 bears a canny resemblance that
adopted by Washington in relation to the Indian Ocean tsunami tragedy in
GMO Canola Truck Crashes in Australia: Senator Says ‘Should Be Treated
As a Serious Biohazard’
Natural Blaze - “Spills of this sort need to be treated as a serious
biohazard, given the threat that widespread GM contamination could
occur” Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens agriculture
spokeswoman, said. “Non-GM farmers face huge financial losses if their
crops are contaminated.”
VIDEO: Israel and Saudis to train Syria militants
Press TV - Israeli daily Haaretz quoted American military officials as
saying that the issue of training militants in Syria was raised during a
meeting between Israeli Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and General Martin
Dempsey, the US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Jerusalem (al-Quds)
Koreas trade fire; island residents in shelters
(AP) - North and South Korea fired hundreds of artillery shells into
each other's waters Monday in a flare-up of animosity that forced
residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate to
shelters for several hours, South Korean officials said.
Venezuela protest death toll reaches 39 amid govt calls for dialogue
RT - The death toll of the violent protests that have shaken Venezuela
for the last month and a half has reached 39. To avoid “civil war”, the
country’s Foreign Minister Elias Jaua has called for dialogue with the
Dyncorp rolls out first 16 armoured personnel carriers for UN mission in
Defense Web - Dyncorp International won a $173 million contract from the
US Department of State, which funds the AFRICAP programme to support
multinational peacekeeping efforts in Africa by providing new equipment
and running pre-deployment training programmes for African soldiers
seconded to peacekeeping missions.
Japanese families fear Fukushima radiation as first homecomings begin
Voice of Russia - People in Japan on Tuesday began their first
homecomings in three years to a small area evacuated after the Fukushima
disaster, but families are divided as worries aboutradiation and poor
job prospects have kept many away.
Ebola death toll hits 82 as doctors warn West Africa outbreak is
The Telegraph - At least 82 people have already died in Guinea and
Liberia, and another 56 patients are suspected to be carrying the virus.
Many others could be infected and not yet know it because Ebola can take
up to three weeks to show symptoms, before killing very quickly from
uncontrollable internal and external bleeding. Nine in 10 of those
U.S. News, Politics & Government
FBI asked Tsarnaev to work as informant before Boston bombing,
RT - Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspected bombers behind the
Boston Marathon bombing last year, was approached by the FBI
because of his extremist views and asked to work as an
informant, according to court records filed by Dzhokhar
Tsarnaev’s defense team.
Obama Renews Authority for Bulk Collection of Phone Records
While Saying He Opposes It
AllGov - Disingenuous and insincere are two ways to describe
President Barack Obama’s proclamation that he wants the National
Security Agency (NSA) to end the bulk collection of Americans’
phone records. While claiming he supports the end of this
controversial surveillance program, Obama has demonstrated
through his actions that he still very much wants the program
Support for Obamacare Keeps Falling
Kurt Nimmo - A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey
finds that 40% of Likely U.S. Voters think the federal
government should require every American to buy or obtain health
insurance. Forty-six percent (46%) oppose this so-called
individual mandate. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided.
5 Ways Obamacare Is Ruining Lives
Breitbart - As the Obamacare enrollment period draws to a
tentative close – and you never know when the period will close,
given President Obama’s apparent willingness to manipulate the
calendar repeatedly – horror stories about the Affordable Care
State Department Spending $400,000 on a Camel Statue in Pakistan
Reason.com - The State Department sure is in anguish from "deep"
budget cuts (like every year). Heck, the cupboards are so bare,
they even bled $30 million from the Fulbright Program this
month. What can the department still afford?
APD Shootings Protest Turns Violent; Police Unload Tear Gas and
Activist Post - Albuquerque citizens seem to have had enough of
their increasingly violent police department and are beginning
to take to the streets. The Albuquerque Police Department has
even had its acronym changed by many to mean Another Person
Nebraska senator pushing for vote on 'Emergency Powers' gun bill
misguidedchildren.com - [Nebraska State] Senator Christensen is
pushing for a vote on Legislative Bill 390 which would prevent
governors from limiting the sale or transportation of firearms
after a natural disaster, in an attempt to allow the citizens of
Nebraska the right to protect their own property.
This Second Grader’s Revenge Against Common Core Math Will Make
Daily Caller - The litany of frighteningly stupid Common Core
math worksheets never ends. Perhaps now, though, kids are
starting to fight back in satisfyingly creative ways.
CIA officer confirmed no protests before misleading Benghazi
Washington Times - Before the Obama administration gave an
inaccurate narrative on national television that the Benghazi
attacks grew from an anti-American protest, the CIA’s station
chief in Libya pointedly told his superiors in Washington that
no such demonstration occurred, documents and interviews with
current and former intelligence officials show.
CIA lied about torture’s effectiveness, according to unreleased
RT - A Senate report found that CIA officials lied to the
government and public about its post-9/11 torture program, most
notably by distorting intelligence gleaned from traditional
interrogations as that attained by far more brutal methods.
California Obamacare Sends Out Voter Registration Cards
Kurt Nimmo - Covered California, the Golden State’s Obamacare
subsidiary described as the “new, easy-to-use marketplace where
you and your family may get financial assistance to make
coverage more affordable,” is sending out voter registration
cards premarked Democrat.
$242 Billion: That Is How Much Record "Window Dressing" Banks
Got Today Thanks To The Fed
Zero Hedge - ...the Fed disclosed that as part of its most
recent reverse repo operation, it had handed out to 93 dealer
banks and other financial intermediaries, both foreign and
domestic, some $242 billion in Treasurys in what is now the
biggest reverse repo operation in history, a privilege for which
the collateral-starved banks paid the Fed the king's ransom of
0.05% in annual interest, i.e., nothing.
The Odds Are Never In Our Favor
Economic Collapse - At this point, high frequency trading makes
up about half of all trading volume on Wall Street, and it is
costing the rest of us billions of dollars a year. And the funny
thing is that this is all perfectly legal. High frequency
trading firms are exploiting a glitch in the system, and by
allowing this to go on, the authorities have essentially given
them a license to steal from the rest of us.
Senator: Caterpillar Avoided Billions in Taxes
Breitbart - Caterpillar has avoided paying $2.4 billion in U.S.
taxes since 2000 by shifting profits to a wholly-controlled
affiliate in Switzerland, according to the report released
Monday by Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan. Levin chairs the Senate
Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
FBI Probes High-Frequency Trading Firms for Abuse of Information
Bloomberg - The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s inquiry stems
from a multiyear crackdown on insider trading, which has led to
at least 79 convictions of hedge-fund traders and others. Agents
are examining, for example, whether traders abuse information to
act ahead of orders by institutional investors, according to an
FBI spokesman. Even trades based on computer algorithms could
amount to wire fraud, securities fraud or insider trading.
Air Force removes Bible from POW-MIA display
Fox News - Base officials confirmed to Fox News Monday that the
entire Missing Man Table display had been removed from a dining
hall because of the Bible. A press statement said the inclusion
of the Bible ignited “controversy and division.”
Fracking operations may start in Pennsylvania against
RT - An energy company is hoping to use a little-used,
53-year-old Pennsylvania law in order to launch a fracking
operation on land even if landowners oppose the action.
Rescuers face dangerous toxins in Washington state mudslide
RT - While falling rain has already complicated the search for
survivors in Washington state’s devastating mudslide, another
obstacle has presented itself in the form of potentially
dangerous chemicals and sewage.... According to the AP, the
official death toll has now climbed to 24, with seventeen of
these bodies positively identified by authorities as of Monday
Getting Ready to Microchip the Entire Human Race
Natural Society - Former Defense Advanced Research Projects
Agency (DARPA) director and now Google Executive, Regina E.
Duncan, has unveiled a super small, ingestible microchip that we
can all be expected to swallow by 2017. “A means of
authentication,” she calls it, also called an electronic tattoo,
which takes NSA spying to whole new levels.
Electronic skin' equipped with memory
nature.com - Researchers have created a wearable device that is
as thin as a temporary tattoo and can store and transmit data
about a person’s movements, receive diagnostic information and
release drugs into skin.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Agenda 21 Takeover in Klamath Basin
farmwars.info - Agenda 21 is alive and well in Klamath County,
Oregon. Klamath Basin farmers are feeling the wrath of the
Klamath Tribes in collusion with the Federal and Oregon state
governments. Water is now basically off limits to ranchers
unless they get approval from the tribes, and approvals are few
and far between.
Is Your Yard Killing Bees?
Organic Gardening - Bees are in serious trouble. The tiny little
pollinators, which save U.S. farmers billions of dollars in
pollination services, are dying off by the thousands—a travesty
that has led many a home gardener to plant "bee-friendly" plants
in his or her yard or garden to provide a refuge for bees, far
away from the toxic agricultural pesticides many scientists
believe could be playing a role in their die-off.
Make Sure The Cinnamon You Are Purchasing Is Not Irradiated and
preventdisease.com - Cinnamon is one of the most potent
antioxidants in the world and is most certainly a superfood.
Regular consumption of cinnamon can lower blood sugar, help
digestion, ease arthritis, lower cholesterol and even ward off
Alzheimer’s. However the type of cinnamon most commonly used,
cassia, contains high levels of coumarin, which can spell
trouble for the liver.
97 Percent of The Time, Chemotherapy Does Not Work
preventdisease.com - Doctors and pharmaceutical companies make
money from it. That's the only reason chemotherapy is still
used. Not because it's effective, decreases morbidity, mortality
or diminishes any specific cancer rates. In fact, it does the
opposite. Chemotherapy boosts cancer growth and long-term
Depression in diabetics nearly doubles chronic kidney disease
Natural News Buzz - According to the U.S. National Institute of
Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the most common cause
of kidney failure is diabetes. While working with diabetic
patients with chronic kidney disease, Dr. Margaret Yu, a study
author and nephrology fellow at the University of Washington in
Seattle, realized that many of them suffer from depression too.
6 Herbs for Healthy Lungs and Easy Breathing
Natural Society - Whether you suffer from asthma or are easily
irritated by air pollution—keeping lungs healthy and airways
clear doesn’t always have to be approached with a cocktail of
pharmaceuticals. Instead, there are several herbal solutions
that have helped people keep their respiratory system healthy
Measles: A Rash of Misinformation
Green Med Info - According to the CDC, prior to the introduction
of the vaccine, measles was a nearly universal infection
occurring most commonly in 5-9 year olds with 90% of U.S.
children immune by age 15. Most kids recovered fully within a
few weeks with life-long immunity.
A New Autoimmunity Syndrome Linked to Aluminum In Vaccines
Green Med Info - Following vaccine injections, a new
neurological and immune-mediated condition is being observed
that appears to result from exposure to their ingredients,
Turmeric Beats Ibuprofen for Arthritis of the Knee
Green Med Info - An exciting new clinical trial published in The
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine has revealed
that an effective natural alternative to the exceedingly popular
pharmaceutical painkiller ibuprofen exists for the treatment of
knee osteoarthritis (OA), and it is a familiar kitchen spice
known to be far superior both in safety and the number of side
benefits it confers to any drug in the non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug class.
Toxic superfood alert: Organic mangosteen powder found heavily
contaminated with lead
(NaturalNews) USDA certified organic mangosteen powder imported
into the USA from Thailand and sold as a bulk material to
numerous superfood manufacturers and retailers has been
confirmed at the Natural News Forensic Food Labs to be heavily
contaminated with alarming levels of lead.
Cleveland hospitals begin to embrace Chinese herbal medicine
(NaturalNews) The practice of Chinese herbal medicine is
currently suppressed in the US, but this is changing as patients
call out for alternatives. Herbal medicine is downplayed in
America, not because it's ineffective, but because its
principles are simply not taught to medical doctors.
Top three factors for improving your eyesight naturally
(NaturalNews) When looking to improve your eyesight, it seems
that eye exercises are the most commonly prescribed method to do
so. Although it is an important component, there are may other
factors you need to consider if you want to seriously improve
Complete and Balanced and Misleading
Susan Thixton - Commercial pet food’s claim to fame
is/was ‘Complete and Balanced’. From the very
beginning of commercial pet food pet owners were
warned – ‘Don’t Feed Table Scraps or People Food –
it’s not complete and balanced’. Just how ‘Complete
and Balanced’ is pet food?
One of the Absolute Worst Fungal Diseases Your Pet
(or You) Could Get
Dr. Becker - Coccidioidomycosis, also known as
valley fever, is an uncommon but deadly fungal
disease that occurs in hot, dry climates. In the
U.S., it is seen primarily in western and
southwestern states. The infection occurs more often
in dogs than cats.