- October 31, 2013 - Today In History:
1864 - Nevada became the 36th state to join the U.S.
1922 - Benito Mussolini became prime minister of Italy.
1926 - Magician Harry Houdini died of gangrene and peritonitis resulting
from a ruptured appendix.
1940 - The British air victory in the Battle of Britain prevented
Germany from invading Britain.
1941 - Mount Rushmore was declared complete after 14 years of work. At
the time the 60-foot busts of U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas
Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln were finished.
1941 - The U.S. Navy destroyer Reuben James was torpedoed by a German
submarine near Iceland. The U.S. had not yet entered World War II. More
than 100 men were killed.
1952 - The U.S. detonated its first hydrogen bomb.
1956 - Rear Admiral Dufek became the first person to land an airplane at
the South Pole. Dufek also became the first person to set foot on the
1959 - Lee Harvey Oswald, a former U.S. Marine from Fort Worth, TX,
announced that he would never return to the U.S. At the time he was in
1961 - In the Soviet Union, the body of Joseph Stalin was removed from
Lenin's Tomb where it was on public display.
1968 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered a halt to all U.S.
bombing of North Vietnam.
1969 - Wal-Mart Discount City stores were incorporated as Wal-Mart
1983 - The U.S. Defense Department acknowledged that during the U.S.
invasion of Grenada, a U.S. Navy plane had mistakenly bombed a civilian
1992 - In Liberia, it was announced that five American nuns had been
killed near Monrovia. Rebels loyal to Charles Taylor were blamed for the
1998 - Iraq announced that it was halting all dealings with U.N. arms
inspectors. The inspectors were investigating the country's weapons of
mass destruction stemming from Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990.
1999 - EgyptAir Flight 990 crashed off the coast of Nantucket, MA,
killing all 217 people aboard.
1999 - Leaders from the Roman Catholic Church and the Lutheran Church
signed the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification. The event
ended a centuries-old doctrinal dispute over the nature of faith and
2001 - Microsoft and the U.S. Justice Department reached a tentative
agreement to settle the antitrust case against the software company.
VIDEO: US, biggest nuclear threat to world: Ken O’Keefe
Press TV - The United States poses the biggest nuclear threat to the
world, former US Marine Ken O’Keefe tells Press TV in an interview....
“The United States has clearly been the biggest purveyor of weapons of
mass destruction. It has been producing more of them, it has been using
more of them and it considers itself to be the policeman of the world,”
Syrian deputy PM learns of dismissal during RT live interview
RT - Syrian deputy PM Qadri Jamil learnt that he was sacked from his
office while he was giving a live interview to RT Arabic. The dismissal
is allegedly for Jamil having acted without government permission.
Snowden leak: NSA secretly accessed Yahoo, Google data centers to
RT - Despite having front-door access to communications transmitted
across the biggest Internet companies on Earth, the National Security
Agency has been secretly tapping into the two largest online entities in
the world, new leaked documents reveal.
US ‘spied on future Pope Francis during Vatican conclave’: Italian
Sydney Morning Herald - The American spy agency monitored telephone
calls made to and from the clerical residence in Rome where then
Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio stayed during this year's conclave, the
secret election at which cardinals chose him as pontiff.
VIDEO: UN condemns US embargo against Cuba
Press TV - The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly
to denounce the United States’ five-decade-old embargo against Cuba. On
Tuesday, a record 188 countries at the General Assembly voted to condemn
the US sanctions against Cuba.
VIDEO: Israel pushes for 3,500 settlements
Press TV - An official from the office of Israeli Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu said on condition of anonymity that Bibi issued the
order on Wednesday hours after Tel Aviv freed 26 Palestinian prisoners
out of thousands locked up in Israeli jails.
Syria destroys ‘all CW installations’
Press TV - The international chemical weapons watchdog made the
statement in a document obtained by Reuters on Thursday. According to
the document, Syria has completed the destruction of equipment for
producing chemical arms, meeting a deadline set for its disarmament
West backing al-Qaeda in Syria’
Press TV - An international lawyer says the West is secretly and
indirectly supporting al-Qaeda-linked militants in the fight against the
Syrian government. Pointing to a recent report by French newspaper Le
Figaro that after Saudi Arabia, the US was second in line to lead
al-Qaeda forces fighting against the Syrian government, Franklin Lamb
said on Wednesday that the revelation was “credible.”
VIDEO: Pakistan gives odd data on drone deaths
Press TV - Pakistan’s Defense Ministry says only three percent of the
people killed in US assassination drone strikes since 2008 were
civilians, despite previous estimates by Islamabad as well as
independent reports indicating a greater percentage of civilian
US slams Germany export dependent economy
Press TV - The United States sharply criticized Germany’s economic
policies on Wednesday for hurting the American and global economy with
an export-led growth model.... The US Treasury Department said Germany
should focus more on boosting domestic growth and reduce dependence on
exports in order to make the world economy more stable.
Confirmed: Girl smuggled into UK to have her organs harvested for
(NaturalNews) There's a new kind of human trafficking taking place, and
it has nothing to do with the Triangle Trade and slavery during the
Colonial Era of American History. But it is every bit as sinister.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Riot Control: DHS Spends $500,000 on Fully Automatic Pepper
Paul Joseph Watson - In an announcement of a no bid contract
posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the
federal agency signals its intention to purchase nearly 240,000
pepper spray projectiles, 100 pepper spray launchers, as well as
36 “riot expansion kits”.
Facebook Photo Shows Another Google Mystery Barge Off the Coast
Kurt Nimmo - Despite a cover story that the barge was some sort
of promotional gimmick for Google Glass, the wearable computer
with an optical head-mounted display, a Google patent for a
water-based data center filed in 2007 reveals a different
agenda. The patent was granted in 2009. Google is linked to the
CIA and the national security state through the CIA’s technology
research division, In-Q-Tel.
ObamaCare Site Crashes Minutes Before Sebelius Testimony
Breitbart - During her testimony before Congress Wednesday,
Secretary Sebelius claimed, "The website never crashed. It is
functional, but at a very slow speed and very low reliability.”
White House Orders Insurance Companies Not to Criticize
Paul Joseph Watson - During a segment on CNN’s Anderson Cooper
360 last night, Griffin revealed that insurance companies had
been told to “keep quiet” about the fact that millions of
Americans are being told that they cannot keep their existing
policies, contradicting Barack Obama’s promise that, “If…you
like your plan, you can keep your doctor, you can keep your
VIDEO: Judge Napolitano: President Lying About Keeping Your
Insurance With Obamacare
Liberty Crier - Judge Napolitano explains that while the
President may not have known that most Americans would not be
able to keep their current insurance under Obamacare he did tell
us repeatedly that we could keep our insurance when this was not
VIDEO: RNC Releases New Video Series: “I’m ObamaCare”
Liberty Crier - Drawing inspiration from a familiar computer ad
campaign, the Republican National Committee (RNC) has launched a
new four-part video series to expose the deep flaws of ObamaCare.
Billboard Advocating Jury Nullification Concerns Local
Washington Post - The illuminated billboard in the Judiciary
Square Metro station near the F Street entrance was
strategically placed. Prospective jurors who take the subway to
D.C. Superior Court and exit near the National Building Museum
see these words: “Good jurors nullify bad laws” and “You have
the right to ‘hang’ the jury with your vote if you cannot agree
with other jurors.”
Adam Kokesh, A Modern Day Political Prisoner?
Ben Swann - Libertarian activist Adam Kokesh has been in jail
for 114 days (92 of which he was held by the feds) with no bond,
no bail, and no trial. 57 of those days were in solitary
confinement. Clearly, this Kokesh fellow is a dangerous threat
to society… Right?
VIDEO: Ben Swann Interviews Dr. Ron Paul
Ben Swann - In this latest Truth In Media episode I interview
Dr. Ron Paul and talk about the future of the liberty movement
and alternative media.
New York City Council Raises Legal Age for Tobacco to 21
Bloomberg - The change would make New York the first major U.S.
city to raise the minimum age to 21 to buy cigarettes and
related items, the council said in a statement. It also passed
measures to set a $10.50 minimum price for a pack of 20
cigarettes or little cigars, ban discounting of tobacco products
and increase fines for illegal and untaxed sales.
Texas Man Arrested And Jailed For Overdue Library Book
Storyleak - Jory Enck, who checked out a GED study guide in
2010, was placed behind bars last Wednesday after police noticed
a warrant for the overdue book during a routine encounter.
Former Sheriff Takes The Stand In Misconduct Trial
WCTV - Former Liberty County Sheriff Nick Finch took the stand
today [10/30/13] in his own "official misconduct" trial. He's
accused of altering or destroying jail logs the night he freed a
man from jail on weapons charges.
YouTube: Last Line of Defense - Trailer
cspoa.org - Sheriff Mack discusses the problem of police
brutality and how the issue would simply disappear if peace
officers and sheriff's understood the Constitution and rights of
citizens in which it protects.
Obama’s Hunger Games Is a Prelude to Martial Law
thecommonsenseshow.com - I have come to believe that America is
poised to experience food riots. I have further come to believe
that these food riots will precede riots which will likely occur
when we have a banking holiday imposed on the American people.
Congress is complicit with the Obama administration in cutting
food stamp benefits for 50 million Americans with virtually no
Michigan State University sells deadly toxic waste to the public
on its surplus website
(NaturalNews) An exclusive Natural News investigation reveals
that Michigan State University (MSU) is eliminating toxic waste
/ deadly environmental toxins by selling them to the public as
"surplus" materials. At least one of these materials can be
weaponized by terrorists and used to poison municipal water
supplies and cause widespread neurological damage to the
Bloomberg anti-gun group leader wants to replace recalled
Colorado state senator
Daily Caller - A Democrat running for the seat once held by a
Colorado state Senate leader recalled for supporting gun control
has promised to pick up where John Morse left off.... Merrifield
is a former Manitou Springs City Councilman and a four-term
state representative, but he is also the former state director
of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the anti-gun organization headed
by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Don’t Worry – The Government Says That The Inflation You See Is
Just Your Imagination
Economic Collapse - You might have noticed that the government
announced on Wednesday that the cost of living increase for
Social Security beneficiaries will only be 1.5 percent next
year. This is one of the smallest cost of living increases that
we have ever seen. The federal government is able to get away
with this because the official numbers say that there is hardly
any inflation in the U.S. right now.
IMF: A Confiscation Tax is Headed Your Way
Activist Post - Now, I’m scared… And if you, too, care about
preserving your personal wealth, then a new report released this
month by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) should leave you
paralyzed with fear and desperate to find measures to counteract
the attack that will soon take aim at your pocketbook.
Oklahomans urged to buy earthquake insurance
bellinghamherald.com - A report released last week from the U.S.
and Oklahoma Geological surveys suggests an earthquake "swarm"
continues to affect central Oklahoma after a record
5.6-magnitude quake rattled Oklahoma in November 2011.
High School Cheerleaders’ Car Wash Shut Down Because It Violates
Ben Swann - The cheerleading squad at Lincoln High School in San
Jose wanted to attend a national competition in April. In order
to finance the trip, the squad decided to host a car wash. This
plan never materialized, however. The San Jose Environmental
Services Department shut down the group’s car wash to “protect
Large magma reservoir gets bigger
nature.com - The reservoir of molten rock underneath Yellowstone
National Park in the United States is at least two and a half
times larger than previously thought. Despite this, the
scientists who came up with this latest estimate say that the
highest risk in the iconic park is not a volcanic eruption but a
How Will Your Teen Behave When the SHTF?
Activist Post - I watched the National Geographic show American
Blackout on Sunday night with a friend. This part in particular
got us thinking about the psychology of teenagers and young
If You’re Buying 1 Food Organic, Make Sure It’s This
Natural Blaze - According to Consumer Reports, disease-causing
organisms were found in many of the samples it looked at. In
all, 257 samples of ground turkey were run through laboratory
tests, with 60% containing bacteria. What’s even more
potentially alarming about these dangerous bacteria is that a
large number were found to be resistant to at least three common
Study: Quercetin Protects Against Heavy Metal Cadmium Toxicity
(Linked to Autism)
Natural Society - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
list cadmium as number 7 in the 275 most hazardous substances.
It’s a highly dangerous heavy metal that has been linked to
impaired brain function, organ damage, and even autism. Good
news: research indicates quercetin, an antioxidant compound
found in onions, apples, and more, to actually counter the toxic
effects of this dangerous metal.
What – You Still Believe Cholesterol Causes Heart Attacks?
Natural Society - A meta-analysis of properly performed previous
studies on heart health and saturated fats concluded “there is
no significant evidence for concluding that dietary saturated
fat is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart
disease or cardiovascular disease”.
Mother's Delivery of Her Baby in Hospital Leads To Flesh Eating
Disease And Quadruple Amputation
Prevent Disease - The amount of midwives and natural birthing
centers have been steadily increasing for years. Pregnant women
who report tragic events at hospitals during the delivery of
their newborns have also increased. One woman's experience in an
Orlando hospital is a prime example supporting the statistical
fact that medical errors in hospitals are the leading cause of
death and injury nationwide.
Healthy gut bacteria help body regrow intestinal cells,
surprised researchers discover
(NaturalNews) It is becoming common knowledge that the human
intestinal system is dependent upon a diverse and populous mix
of beneficial bacteria in order to maintain strong immunity and
to function as designed. But new research out of Georgia has
shown, perhaps for the first time, that natural gut bacteria is
also necessary to repair and maintain a healthy intestinal
cellular system and that gut microbes are fully capable of
regrowing damaged or compromised tissue.
Probiotics and breastfeeding could help protect premature
infants from infectious disease
(NaturalNews) Supplementation with probiotics may help prevent a
serious and often deadly condition called necrotizing
enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants, recent research has
suggested. NEC refers to an extreme inflammation of the gut
thought to be caused in part by infectious microbes.
Suppressed vitamin therapy cures depression
(NaturalNews) For over 60 years, the conventional psychiatric
industry has systematically ignored the mental health benefits
of niacin (vitamin B3) - as a natural way - to treat depression
plus many other psychiatric disorders.
Sleep Is Critical for Brain Detoxification, Groundbreaking
Dr. Mercola - Scientists have long tried to tease out the
purpose of sleep, and countless studies have concluded that
sleep is deeply interconnected with your health in a myriad of
ways. As just one example, previous research has found that
sleep deprivation has the same effect on your immune system as
physical stress or illness.
9 Top Foods To Boost Your Brainpower
Dr. Mercola - If you could protect your brain against
degeneration, nourish your neurons and even boost the production
of neurotransmitters just by eating more delicious whole foods…
would you do it?
Adrenal fatigue symptoms and seven ways to support and heal your
(NaturalNews) In our modern world, adrenal fatigue is extremely
common and estimated by some experts to affect approximately 80
percent of the population to some degree. Adrenal fatigue is
caused by all types of stress - physical and emotional - and if
left unchecked, it can lead to other illnesses such as type 2
diabetes, thyroid disease and heart attack.
34 Scientific Studies Showing Adverse Health Effects From Wi-Fi
Activist Post - Here is an excellent collection of scientific
papers finding adverse biological effects or damage to health
from Wi-Fi signals, Wi-Fi-enabled devices or Wi-Fi frequencies
(2.4 or 5 GHz), complied by campaign group WiFi In Schools.
FCC Prepares Fairness Doctrine for the Internet
Kurt Nimmo - The Federal Communications Commission will
facilitate the government’s prospective sovietization of private
sector media with its “Multi-Market Study of Critical
Information Needs,” a survey planned for a field test roll-out
in 2014, according to a story posted on The Daily Caller today.
15 Reasons Online Anonymity is So Important
Activist Post - Anonymity is important to anyone who doesn't
want every facet of their online life tied to a Google search of
their name. It is important to anyone who is repulsed by the
idea of an unrelenting data broker logging everything she has
ever said, or shown interest in, in a permanent marketing
profile. And more.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Your November To-Do List, Zone by Zone
Organic Gardening - Before you know it, the holidays will be
upon us and we'll be talking about seed catalogs and spring
planting. But for now, one of the best ways to slow down time is
to spend it outside in the garden. Take a look at our
zone-by-zone list and make the most of the season.
Emergency Evacuation Checklist
Natural Blaze - Time is of the essence when an emergency
evacuation is concerned. You may only have a matter of minutes
to escape your home, and if you aren’t prepared, then crucial
information and supplies could be left. Whether you are
evacuating due to a wildfire or hurricane, having a checklist to
run through will keep things organized and running smoothly so
you can evacuate swiftly.
- October 30, 2013 - Today In History:
1817 - The independent government of Venezuela was established by Simon
1831 - Escaped slave Nat Turner was apprehended in Southampton County,
VA, several weeks after leading the bloodiest slave uprising in American
1875 - The constitution of Missouri was ratified by popular vote.
1893 - The U.S. Senate gave final approval to repeal the Sherman Silver
Purchase Act of 1890.
1938 - Orson Welles' "The War of the Worlds" aired on CBS radio. The
belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event
about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners.
1943 - In Moscow, a declaration was signed by the Governments of the
Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and China called for
an early establishment of an international organization to maintain
peace and security. The goal was supported on December 1, 1943, at a
meeting in Teheran.
1961 - The Soviet Union tested a hydrogen bomb with a force of
approximately 58 megatons.
1961 - The Soviet Party Congress unanimously approved an order to remove
Joseph Stalin's body from Lenin's tomb.
1972 - U.S. President Richard Nixon approved legislation to increase
Social Security spending by $5.3 billion.
1975 - Prince Juan Carlos assumed power in Spain as dictator Francisco
Franco was near death.
1993 - The United Nations deadline concerning ousted Haitian President
Jean-Bertrand Aristide passed with country's military still in control.
1995 - Federalist prevailed over separatists in Quebec in a referendum
concerning secession from the federation of Canada.
1998 - The terrorist who hijacked a Turkish Airlines plane and the 39
people on board was killed when anti-terrorist squads raided the plane.
2001 - In New York City, U.S. President George W. Bush threw out the
first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series between the New York Yankees
and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Egypt arrests al-Qaeda militant previously jailed for Sadat murder
(Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have arrested an Islamist militant
jailed over the assassination of Anwar Sadat, for plotting bomb attacks
on behalf of al Qaeda since his release from prison in 2012, security
sources said on Tuesday.
Yemen arrests top al-Qaeda militant
Press TV - Yemeni security forces have captured "one of al-Qaeda's most
dangerous members" in the southeastern part of the country, a report
Rebels conduct new chemical weapons attack in Syria near Turkish border
RT - The rebels used chemical weapons in north-eastern Syria near the
border with Turkey on Tuesday, a Lebanese TV channel Al-Mayadeen
reported. The toxic shell exploded near a Kurdish defense forces’
checkpoint close to the border with Turkey in the city of Ras al-Ayn al-Hasakah.
Damascus, rebels coordinate to let 1,800 civilians flee siege
(Reuters) - A rare moment of coordination between the Syrian government
and rebels enabled 1,800 civilians to flee a besieged town on the edge
of Damascus on Tuesday, but thousands remain trapped with little food,
water or medicine.
VIDEO: US drones have pattern of killing civilians
Press TV - “Various investigations by journalists and some people in the
UN have shown that there has been a pattern of killing innocent
civilians for several years with drones,” in Pakistan and Afghanistan,
Gagnon told Press TV on Tuesday.
VIDEO: Pakistan victims of US drone attack brief Congress
Press TV - Victims of a US assassination drone strike in Pakistan have
briefed the Congress about the attack, which left a family member
dead.... "Nobody has ever told me why my mother was targeted that day,”
the father said, adding, "All media reported three, four, five militants
were killed. But only one person was killed that day. A mom, grandma, a
VIDEO: NSA chief: European spy agencies collected and shared data with
Press TV - In a stunning twist to America’s spying operations overseas,
the head of the National Security Agency says that European spy services
collected and shared phone records with the United States.
Deutsche Bank profits dwindle
Press TV - Germany’s biggest bank has announced that its net profits
have dwindled in the third quarter after appropriating substantial funds
NHS pulls the plug on its £11bn IT system
Independent - A plan to create the world's largest single civilian
computer system linking all parts of the National Health Service is to
be abandoned by the Government after running up billions of pounds in
bills. Ministers are expected to announce next month that they are
scrapping a central part of the much-delayed and hugely controversial
10-year National Programme for IT.
United Nations to Adopt Asteroid Defense Plan
disinfo.com - The U.N. plans to set up an “International Asteroid
Warning Group” for member nations to share information about potentially
hazardous space rocks.
It's Unsurprisingly Hard to Find People to Help Clean Up the Fukushima
The Atlantic - Tokyo Electric Power Co., has acknowledged that an
undersized and unstable pool of workers has led to a series of mishaps
at the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant site.... In the months
following the accident, Tepco claimed to have secured 24,000 workers,
but some 16,000 quit within months due to harsh working conditions and
the fear of dangerous radiation levels.
NSA stores data to target any citizen at any time - Greenwald
RT - The current revelations on the NSA’s spying are just the tip of the
iceberg and affect “almost every country in the world,” said Glenn
Greenwald. He stressed the NSA stores data for “as long as it can,” so
they can target a citizen whenever they want.
UN confirms polio outbreak in Syria, aid agencies call for 'vaccination
RT - A polio outbreak in Syria has been confirmed by the World Health
Organization (WHO). The news has prompted calls for a ‘vaccination
ceasefire’ as the disease threatens to spread across the country and
into neighboring states.
IDF keeps secret record of Palestinian olive groves attacks
RT - Palestinian olive groves are routinely attacked in territories
under Israeli control, according to an IDF confidential document. Human
rights groups slam the army for failure to prevent the incidents, which
are seriously damaging the Palestinian economy.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
US Navy gets largest and most expensive destroyer ever
RT - After suffering numerous problems with the latest class of
surface warships, the Navy is hoping for a win with the
introduction of the largest destroyer in United States history.
Lawmakers face Thursday Obamacare deadline
Politico - House lawmakers and Senators must decide by Thursday
who out of thousands of congressional aides will be placed in
the District of Columbia’s health-insurance exchange, a
controversial provision of the Affordable Care Act.
“Obama Built That” – Behold Obamacare In All Its Lines Of Code
Zero Hedge - "Obama built that"... And now good luck tearing it
down and its several hundred million lines of code, and
rebuilding it from scratch.
Rand Paul says he will place hold on Janet Yellen nomination
Politico - Sen. Rand Paul said on Tuesday that he plans to place
a hold on Janet Yellen’s nomination to be Federal Reserve chair
to try and force a vote on a bill he argues would increase
transparency at the central bank.
* Related Video:
Ron Paul discusses Rand Paul’s efforts...
20 Drills that Prove the DHS’ Official New Enemy is the American
Planet Infowars - Out of 47 “scenarios” being practiced by first
responders during Urban Shield 2013 this October 25 – 28 in the
San Francisco Bay Area, at least 20 of them are “domestic” –
either stated explicitly, or implied...
Gun Grabbers Blame Toy Guns and Airsoft Guns For Police Shooting
Kit Daniels - Gun control activists in California are blaming
toy guns and airsoft guns for the fatal police shooting of a
13-year-old on Oct. 23... “These guns don’t belong on the
street,” Karen Caves, de León’s spokesperson, said to Time.
“They endanger children and they endanger police ...You can
simply paint them some bright fluorescent colors that will give
police an opportunity to easily identify them for what they
really are and avoid this type of tragedy.”
Intelligence officials confirm White House, State Department
approved surveillance of allied leaders
Activist Post - Current and former U.S. intelligence officials
confirmed that both the White House and State Department knew
about and approved of surveillance of the phone conversations of
allied foreign leaders, according to The Los Angeles Times.
NSA ‘no longer spying’ on UN headquarters in New York – report
RT - “The United States is not conducting electronic
surveillance targeting the United Nations headquarters in New
York,” a senior Obama administration official told Reuters,
speaking on condition of anonymity.
YouTube: Glenn Greenwald "Dick Cheney Engaged In Some Of The
Most Radical & Criminal Conduct In The U.S.
October 29, 2013 CNN.
Obamacare could be ruled illegal in 36 states, federal judge
allows lawsuit to move forward
(NaturalNews) Though a number of states went ahead and set up
state-run insurance exchanges under the law, 36 did not. And as
such, under the letter of Obamacare, the law's provisions don't
apply there. At least, that's what the group of small businesses
- and a federal court - are saying.
K9 Attacks Child When Cops Hide “a very small amount of illegal
drugs” on 5th Graders to Demonstrate Their Omnipotent Power
The Daily Sheeple - An 11-year-old boy was bitten by a police
dog during a simulated drug raid demonstration in Brazil,
Indiana last week. The boy suffered puncture wounds to his calf
when Max, the K-9 officer, bit him during a mock drug search
Thousands protest against police ahead of 13-year-old shooting
RT - Over 1,000 people showed up to protest the death of Andy
Lopez hours before the funeral for the 13-year-old boy was
scheduled to take place. California police fatally shot Lopez
last week when they saw him carrying what turned out to be a toy
Mother of Trayvon Martin urges end to ‘stand-your-ground’ laws
McClatchy - Trayvon Martin’s mother testified before a Senate
panel Tuesday, urging states to amend their “stand-your-ground”
Wait, What? The Alamo May Soon Fly The Blue United Nations Flag
As An Official UN Heritage Site?
libertynews.com - Remember the Alamo… remember when it was an
American icon? That may soon change... San Antonio, Texas Mayor
Julián Castro is currently negotiating with the United Nations
to designate the Alamo as a UN Educational, Scientific and
Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site, meaning that
a blue UN flag may fly above the historic shrine of liberty once
it falls under UN control.
Civil Asset Forfeiture: “You Don’t Own That”
The Daily Sheeple - In civil asset forfeiture cases the
government proceeds directly against your property. An
individual doesn’t need to be convicted of a crime, so criminal
procedure does not apply. And because the forfeiture is against
the property, the owner is a third party claimant in related
The Ten US Cities With Less Than Ten Days Of Cash On Hand
Zero Hedge - As the Detroit bankruptcy hearing heats up
following news that the city's unsecured creditors, among them
pensioners, are set to recover pennies on the dollar, 16 to be
precise, the question of which are the next cities to follow in
the footsteps of bankrupt Motown, becomes relevant once again.
Congress To Eliminate The Debt By Not Counting It Anymore...
Zero Hedge - The more high-sounding the legislation, the more
destructive its consequences. Case in point, HR 3293– the
recently introduced Debt Limit Reform Act. Sounds great, right?
After all, reforming the debt seems like a terrific idea. Except
that’s not what the bill really does. They’re not reforming
anything. HR 3293′s real purpose is to authorize the government
to simply stop counting a massive portion of the US national
10 Signs That Obamacare Is Going To Wreck The U.S. Economy
Economic Collapse - It is hard to find the words to adequately
describe how much of a disaster Obamacare is turning out to be.
Feds report $9.7B loss on GM shares
The Detroit News - The U.S. Treasury has booked a $9.7 billion
loss on its $49.5 billion bailout of General Motors Co. on the
sale of nearly all of its shares it received as part of its
$49.5 billion bailout. In a quarterly report to Congress
Tuesday, the Special Inspector General overseeing the $700
billion Troubled Asset Relief Program bailout fund disclosed
that the Treasury had realized a significant loss on its sale of
most of its 60.8 percent stake in GM.
Your share of the national debt is now $1.1 million
rare.us - According to the U.S. Debt Clock, total long term
unfunded liabilities are at $126 trillion, a $1.1 million
liability for each U.S. taxpayer.
Man buys $27 of bitcoin, forgets about them, finds they're now
The Guardian - In April 2013, the value of bitcoin peaked at
$266 before crashing to a low of $50 soon after. Since then,
bitcoin has seen large fluctuations in its value, most recently
following the seizure of online drugs marketplace Silk Road,
plummeting before jumping $30 in one day to a high of $197 in
Devastating Report: Cancer Misdiagnosed in Over 1.3 Million
Natural Society - The National Cancer Institute has just
confirmed via a newly released report that the ‘war on cancer’
over the last 30 years has led to more than 1.3 million people
(primarily women) being wrongly diagnosed with cancer. This is
not to mention that cancer rates have been continuously rising
while incredibly expensive cancer treatments are failing.
Neurologist Warns of Neurodegenerative Disease Due to Chemtrail
Natural Society - A well-known neurologist explains how
chemtrail toxins are responsible for the exploding rates of
Study Finds Monsanto's Pesticides to Produce Cancer-Causing
Natural Society - A study shows how Monsanto's Roundup herbicide
enhances the growth of cancer-causing fungi.
Compound in Broccoli Offers Significant Protection Against
Natural Society - Researchers found that a compound within
cruciferous vegetables like broccoli could protect against
radiation sickness and the death that usually follows.
Good Food on a Tight Budget
Environmental Working Group' - "Stretching your dollars to get a
month's worth of healthy, filling food is a challenge. EWG
assessed nearly 1,200 foods and hand-picked the best 100 or so
that pack in nutrients at a good price, with the fewest
pesticides, contaminants and artificial ingredients. Enjoy!
Top 10 Spices For Good Health
Natural Blaze - Much is made of using a variety of herbs and
spices for good health. There’s a huge variety of tasty items
available to be added to home cooking and various home remedies.
Amish Girl Being Forced into Experimental Chemotherapy Taken Out
of US and Recovers with Natural Treatment
journal.livingfood.us - Father said 10-year-old Sarah would
physically fight if the hospital tried to force her to be hooked
up to the chemotherapy. She does not want it anymore.
Unconfirmed reports say Warrants have been issued.
Chlorella decreases absorption of dietary fats
(NaturalNews) You may have heard that chlorella is a
nutritionally powerful superfood, but did you know that research
shows it can also reduce the absorption of fat in the gut,
thereby possibly decreasing the risk of heart disease?
Cryptolocker Virus Holds Your Files for Ransom
redorbit.com - A new piece of ransomware is giving Internet
users one more reason to think twice before they click a link in
an email. A virus known as Cryptolocker has been infecting PCs
around the world and effectively holding the files within for
ransom. Users who have their files locked up by the ransomware
are currently paying $300 to $700 to the criminals who run the
virus to gain control of their computer.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Report: Milk Could Skyrocket To $8 A Gallon If Farm Bill Not
CBS News - Members of the House and Senate are scheduled to
begin long-awaited negotiations on the five-year, roughly $500
billion bill this week. If they don’t finish it, dairy supports
could expire at the end of the year and send the price of a
gallon of milk skyward. KLTV reports that the price of milk
could reach $8 a gallon.
How to Become an Awesome Prepper
Backdoor Survival - Whether you are just getting started or you
are an old hand at prepping, today I describe 13 ways to become
an awesome prepper along with some useful links to guide you
along the way.
- October 29, 2013 - Today In History:
1682 - William Penn landed at what is now Chester, PA. He was the
founder of Pennsylvania.
1863 - The International Committee of the Red Cross was founded.
1901 - Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of U.S. President McKinley, was
1923 - Turkey formally became a republic after the dissolution of the
Ottoman Empire. The first president was Mustafa Kemal, later known as
1929 - America's Great Depression began with the crash of the Wall
Street stock market.
1940 - The first peacetime military draft began in the U.S.
1945 - The first ballpoint pens to be made commercially went on sale at
Gimbels Department Store in New York at the price of $12.50 each.
1956 - "The Huntley-Brinkley Report" premiered on NBC. The show replaced
"The Camel News Caravan.
1966 - The National Organization for Women was founded.
1969 - The U.S. Supreme Court ordered an immediate end to all school
1974 - U.S. President Gerald Ford signed a new law forbidding
discrimination in credit applications on the basis of sex or marital
1985 - It was announced that Maj. Gen. Samuel K. Doe had won the first
multiparty election in Liberia.
1990 - The U.N. Security Council voted to hold Saddam Hussein's regime
liable for human rights abuses and war damages during its occupation of
1991 - Trade sanctions were imposed on Haiti by the U.S. to pressure the
new leaders to restore the ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to
1998 - The space shuttle Discovery blasted off with John Glenn on board.
Glenn was 77 years old. In 1962 he became the first American to orbit
2001 - KTLA broadcasted the first coast to coast HDTV network telecast.
VIDEO: Former US Marine gives verbal tongue lashing to Israeli Shill
Investment Watch Blog - Couldn’t have said it better myself.
Barack Obama’s Twitter & Facebook Hijacked by Syrian Electronic Army
Paul Joseph Watson - President Obama’s official Twitter and Facebook
accounts – which have a combined audience of 76 million followers – were
hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army and used to promote a link to a
video which highlights how US-backed rebels are committing terror
attacks in Syria. The account was compromised less than a day after
Obama’s presidential campaign website was also hacked by the SEA.
US drone attack kills two in Somalia
Press TV - At least two people have been killed in an attack carried out
by a US assassination drone in southern Somalia, an al-Shabab militant
and a senior US military official have said.
China sends vessels to disputed islands
Press TV - China sends four coastguard vessels to waters around a chain
of disputed islands in the East China Sea as a territorial dispute
between Beijing and Tokyo carries on.
Fukushima Is Here
Washington’s Blog - An ocean current called the North Pacific Gyre is
bringing Japanese radiation to the West Coast of North America... While
many people assume that the ocean will dilute the Fukushima radiation, a
previously-secret 1955 U.S. government report concluded that the ocean
may not adequately dilute radiation from nuclear accidents, and there
could be “pockets” and “streams” of highly-concentrated radiation.
Israel Responsible for Hacking Millions of French Phones?
Activist Post - Mossad's credentials are notorious. They're well known.
It's expertise is acknowledged. Its rap sheet is longstanding and
nefarious. Its tactics include targeted assassinations, satellite, drone
and other type spying, hacking and espionage expertise, computer
viruses, other cyber attacks, bombings, sabotage, and other lawless
U.S. News, Politics & Government
YouTube: Former Marine Ken O'Keefe in an Amazing Debate with Lee
Kaplan and tells it like it is!
Dick Cheney enters the 'No Spin Zone'
Fox News - Former Vice President talks about the Iraq and
Afghanistan wars and what the U.S. was able to achieve in both.
Update from Sheriff Mack at the the Liberty County Courthouse in
orlytaitzesq.com - Well, I was wrong! I never thought the case
against Sheriff Nick Finch would make it to trial, but that is
exactly what is going to happen, tomorrow morning, October 29,
2013 at 0900.... The charges against this good man have been so
flimsy and frivolous that I was certain a trial would be out of
the question. But the tyrants are moving forward with their
agenda to stop Sheriffs in their tracks and to make them
answerable to the State! Related: video/article
Public Wants Labels for Food Nanotech – and They’re Willing to
Pay for It
Activist Post - New research from North Carolina State
University and the University of Minnesota finds that people in
the United States want labels on food products that use
nanotechnology – whether the nanotechnology is in the food or is
used in food packaging. The research also shows that many people
are willing to pay more for the labeling.
YouTube: OFFICIAL TRAILER 2 - CROSSHAIRS: The Internal Revenue
Scandal - #N3
Jun 25, 2013 - Since at least 2011, the IRS has carried out
another role -- that of harassing and persecuting the Obama
administration's political rivals, while granting special
privileges to his allies. Anybody who belonged to a group with
words like "Patriot" or "Tea Party" in its name found himself in
the IRS's cross-hairs...
Doctors warn if they participate in Obamacare, they'll go broke
(NaturalNews) One of the things I hear most from supporters of
Obamacare (yes, they are still there) is that finally, millions
of Americans who previously did not have health insurance will
get coverage and have full access to the nation's healthcare
RATE SHOCK: Obamacare causing 539% increase in health insurance
costs for Texans (see proof)
(NaturalNews) It is crucial for the White House that the
Healthcare.gov website continue to fail, because once the site
actually starts functioning, Americans are going to be hit with
such devastating rate shock that the Obama administration may
Michael Savage Launches Investigation Into Missing Nukes
Anthony Gucciardi - Since we originally reported on the high
level military intelligence revealing that an unsigned nuclear
weapons transfer had taken place back on September 3rd, an
absurdly high number of red flag events lending credibility to
the intel have followed.
60 Minutes Confirms Benghazi Is A Real Scandal, And You’ve Been
Liberty Crier - The events of that night have been overshadowed
by misinformation, confusion and intense partisanship. But for
those who lived through it, there’s nothing confusing about what
happened, and they share a sense of profound frustration because
they say they saw it coming.
VIDEO: Nearly 1.5 Million Lose Health Insurance Due to ObamaCare
Breitbart - By merely adding up recent media reports, the
National Center for Public Policy Research discovered that 1.5
million insurance cancellations have already gone out.
Obama admin. knew millions could not keep their health insurance
NBC News - President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that
after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their
health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of
Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters
for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and the
Obama administration has known that for at least three years.
Florida Woman’s Insurance Rate Increases 10X Under Obamacare
The Weekly Standard - "When I got this bill, I was outraged,"
CBS quotes a 56-year-old Florida resident who got dropped from
her health care plan. Her new plan will be 10 times higher than
what she's paying now, jumping from $54 a month to $591.
72 Types Of Americans That Are Considered “Potential Terrorists”
In Official Government Documents
blacklistednews.com - The groups of people in the list above are
considered “problems” that need to be dealt with. In some of the
documents referenced above, members of the military are
specifically warned not to have anything to do with such groups.
AP Photo: Checkpoint Cops Point Guns at Americans’ Heads
Paul Joseph Watson - Fallujah-style security comes to
Sacramento. After a gang member shot and injured several law
enforcement officials before going into hiding in a Sacramento
suburb on Friday, police responded by setting up a checkpoint
and aiming guns at innocent people’s heads, an AP photo shows.
Police Cars Fitted With Launchable Tracking Device Technology
Story Leak - Troopers from the Iowa State Patrol have joined the
growing number of departments across the country arming their
police cars with a new launchable GPS tracking device, aimed at
stopping dangerous police chases.
McCain Thinks Hillary is a Strong Candidate for 2016
Kurt Nimmo - Establishment Republican, Arizona Senator John
McCain, has once again demonstrated there is not a dime’s worth
of difference between Democrat and Republican presidential
YouTube: Jesse Benton "Chief Negotiator" in 200k+ Sorenson
Aug 7, 2013 - Jesse Benton, former Chairman of the Ron Paul
Presidential Campaign has found himself mired in an alleged
bribery scandal stemming from claims he initiated payoffs to
structure the resignation of Bachmann Campaign Chairman Kent
Sorenson during the 2012
Judge: ‘Foreclosure King’ David J. Stern should lose law license
stopforeclosurefraud.com - Robosigning king David J. Stern
visited “massive injury” on Florida’s foreclosure system and
should be stripped of his license to practice law, a judge said
How Coconut Oil May Rescue The Brain From Alzheimer's Disease
Green Med Info - Recent anecdotal reports claim coconut oil
produces remarkable recoveries from Alzheimer's disease, but is
there research to support this? Now, a new study published in
the Journal of Alzheiner's Disease shows that a mechanism for
coconut oil's brain rescuing properties does in fact exist.
7 Most Disgusting Ingredients Used To Make Vaccines
Green Med Info - As you read this list, understand cell lines
and vaccines do become contaminated. This is often hidden under
the term "adventitious agents."
Hospital and Judge try to Force Mom into C-Section Against her
Natural Society - The medical bias toward cesarean births is
getting out of hand. Though less than 5-10% of women ever give
birth on their due dates, determined by medical science, one
woman recently lost custody of her child for over three years
for refusing to succumb to a cesarean birth. Though her doctors
vehemently prescribed the procedure, requiring a
‘pre-authorization’ before she was anywhere near her delivery
CSIRO GMO Wheat can Silence Human Genes, Causes Early Death
Natural Society - Two Australian researchers have found that
CSIRO-developed GMO wheat which was created to silence
particular genes within the crop can also silence certain rNA
and DNA sequences in the human body, causing fatality as early
as age five or six.
Bee Pollen: 50/1000th of a Millimeter Particle is a Complete
Natural Society - Made up of 40% perfect protein with all the
essential amino acids, just one teaspoon of bee pollen contains
approximately 2.5 billion grains. A quarter of this is protein
which can be used immediately by the body as soon as it is
Healthy Recipe: Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie
Prevent Disease - Looking for a chocolate chip brownie that is
raw, grain free, dairy free, egg free and of course bake-free?
This is it and it is divine.
Pentagon’s DARPA works on reading brains in real time
RT - The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is
investing $70 million to develop a new implant that can track,
and respond to, brain signals in real time. The goal of the new
project, dubbed “Systems-Based Neurotechnology for Emerging
Therapies” (SUBNETS), is to gather new information via more
advanced brain implants in order to reach the next level of
effective neuropsychological treatment. DARPA is hoping to have
the new implant developed within five years.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
10 Hardy Perennial Plants You Can Eat
Off The Grid - Articles abound as to what to plant in your
garden each year to get the best harvest. Did you know that you
can create a permanent garden of sorts on your land that will
come back from year to year with little effort? All the better
if you live in a climate that tends to be colder or shorter
seasoned than most climates.
14 Winter Survival Tips
howtosurviveit.comWinter survival is no joke; things you can get
away with in other seasons can get you killed in the winter. All
it takes is one wrong move, failing to bring the right gear, or
dressing improperly to turn a beautiful, snowy day into a
nightmare. To help you stay safe and survive the unique
challenges of winter, I’ve put together a list of winter
- October 28, 2013 - Today In History:
1636 - Harvard College was founded in Massachusetts. The original name
was Court of Massachusetts Bay Colony. It was the first school of higher
education in America.
1776 - The Battle of White Plains took place during the American
1793 - Eli Whitney applied for a patent for his cotton gin.
1886 - The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor by U.S.
President Cleveland. The statue weighs 225 tons and is 152 feet tall. It
was originally known as "Liberty Enlightening the World."
1904 - The St. Louis Police Department became the first to use
1919 - The U.S. Congress enacted the Volstead Act, also known as the
National Prohibition Act. Prohibition was repealed in 1933 with the
passing of the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
1922 - Benito Mussolini took control of the Italian government and
introduced fascism to Italy.
1936 - The Statue of Liberty was rededicated by U.S. President Roosevelt
on its 50th anniversary.
1940 - During World War II, Italy invaded Greece.
1949 - U.S. President Harry Truman swore in Eugenie Moore Anderson as
the U.S. ambassador to Denmark. Anderson was the first woman to hold the
post of ambassador.
1962 - Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev informed the U.S. that he had
ordered the dismantling of Soviet missile bases in Cuba.
1965 - Pope Paul VI issued a decree absolving Jews of collective guilt
for the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
1965 - The Gateway Arch along the waterfront in St. Louis, MO, was
1976 - John D. Erlichman, a former aide to U.S. President Richard Nixon,
entered a federal prison camp in Safford, AZ, to begin serving his
sentence for Watergate-related convictions.
1982 - Soviet premier Leonid Brezhnev condemned the U.S. for arms
1983 - The U.S. vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution "deeply
deploring" the ongoing U.S.-led invasion of Grenada.
1990 - Iraq announced that it was halting gasoline rationing.
1994 - U.S. President Clinton visited Kuwait and implied that all the
troops there would be home by Christmas.
1996 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained a record 337.17 points
(or 5%). The day before the Dow had dropped 554.26 points (or 7%).
Five Israeli military aircraft skim Lebanon skies
Press TV - Five Israeli military aircraft have penetrated Lebanese
airspace and flown over parts of the country in flagrant violation of a
UN Security Council resolution.
Egyptian ex-army officer was suicide bomber, militants claim
Washington Times - An ex-Egyptian army officer carried out the suicide
bombing last month that unsuccessfully targeted the country’s interior
minister, a video posted online Saturday by al-Qaeda-inspired militants
Former U.S. Official Says Every Drone Attack in Yemen Creates 40 to 60
AllGov - Nabeel Khoury, deputy chief of mission in Yemen from 2004 to
2007, says that for every al-Qaeda operative killed by a U.S. drone,
another 40 to 60 new enemies are created as a result of this strategy.
New Regulations Threaten Freedom of the Press in UK
pjmedia.com - In a move that would be unthinkable to most Americans,
politicians in Britain are on the brink of introducing statutory
regulation of the press in a bid to curb what they see as the excesses
of the nation’s newspapers. Those behind the proposals are taking
advantage of the lack of explicit free speech or press freedom
protections in the UK’s piecemeal constitution, which is partly written
and partly based on convention. At the end of the day, what Parliament
Germany, Brazil enlist 19 more countries for anti-NSA UN resolution
RT - Twenty-one countries, including US allies France and Mexico, have
now joined talks to hammer out a UN resolution that would condemn
“indiscriminate” and “extra-territorial” surveillance, and ensure
“independent oversight” of electronic monitoring.
Canadians sue their own government over domestic spying
News Forage - On Tuesday, Canadian activists announced they were suing
Canada's equivalent of the National Security Agency. A coalition of
Internet and privacy groups represented by the British Columbia Civil
Liberties Union filed suit Tuesday against the Communications Security
In China, cockroaches now being farmed, powdered and sold to
pharmaceutical companies as medicine
(NaturalNews) ...in China, cockroaches have become big business, with
prodigious entrepreneurs now intentionally raising them by the millions
for the purpose of selling them to pharmaceutical companies as a form of
19 Syrian rebel groups refuse to take part in Geneva-2 peace talks
RT - A total of 19 Syrian rebel groups fighting against President Bashar
Assad’s regime have refused to take part in the upcoming Geneva-2 peace
conference, brokered by Russia and the United States and planned for
VIDEO: Threat against Syria talks outrageous: Russia FM
Press TV - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has described as
“outrageous” a threat by foreign-backed militants in Syria against those
who plan to attend the peace talks in Geneva.
killed in day of carnage as 11 car bombs rip through Iraq
RT - Ten car bombs ripped through the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing at
least 42 and wounding dozens more, officials said. Further attacks,
including a separate blast targeting soldiers in the northern city of
Mosul, killed dozens more across Iraq.
US intercepts tens of millions of phone calls in Spain – report
RT - During a single month last year the US National Security Agency
intercepted some 60 million phone calls in Spain, newly leaked documents
from Edward Snowden reveal, according to a report to be published in
Spanish daily The World.
Japan nuke regulator urges ‘drastic steps’ at Fukushima
ABC News - In their first meeting since Japan created a new, more
independent nuclear agency 13 months ago, the top regulator urged the
head of the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima power plant on
Monday to take "drastic steps" to mitigate a spate of mishaps at the
7.3 magnitude earthquake off Japan prompts Fukushima plant evacuation
RT - October 25, 2013 - An earthquake of 7.3 magnitude has hit 231 miles
(371 kilometers) east of Japan’s Honshu Island with tremors felt in
Tokyo. The quake prompted an evacuation at the devastated Fukushima
Daiichi plant and sent tsunami fears across 5 prefectures.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
YouTube: 9/11 - The Truth In 5 Minutes - by James Corbett
Obama’s Military Purge Removes 197 Officers (AND COUNTING) AS
DHS TAKES OVER STREETS (VIDEO)
beforeitsnews.com - At the same time that Obama is purging the
military, he has been busy keeping one of his campaign pledges,
which is to create a “civilian national security force, just as
strong, just as well funded as the U.S. military”. There can be
little doubt that DHS fits that bill. This is the same DHS that
has solicited for 1.6 billion rounds of hollow point bullets
they claim are for “training”. The question is, why train with
hollow point bullets that are not only much more expensive but
designed to do maximum damage, and illegal for warfare?
#StopWatchingUs rally against mass surveillance: Live Updates
RT - Thousands have marched on the National Mall in Washington,
DC to protest covert NSA surveillance operations on the
anniversary of the Patriot Act. The organizers have presented
Congress with a petition which has acquired over 580,000
Massive Barge On San Francisco Bay Likely Secret Google Facility
KPIX 5 -The U.S. Navy had its share of secrets on Treasure
Island, but few were better kept than what’s taking place on a
mysterious barge just off the island.
VIDEO: Gunboats Seen Patrolling in Eden Isles, Louisiana
From the Trenches - Gunboats, unmarked, fully equipped
patrolling in Eden Isles or doing maneuvers? This is taking
place in the canals around Slidell, Louisiana. These are
military gun boats. No one has seen this in this area before.
Sandy Hook: Lanza owned two homes on Yogananda street
sandyhooktruth.com Jan 10, 2013 - I’ve been looking at the
property records on Yogananda Street where Nancy Lanza
reportedly lived with Adam, 36 Yogananda to be exact. I noticed
some very interesting things while going through these records.
First, Peter Lanza not only owned 36 Yogananda, he also owned 13
Armed Agents Seize Records Of Reporter, Washington Times
Prepares Legal Action
Washington Times - Maryland state police and federal agents used
a search warrant in an unrelated criminal investigation to seize
the private reporting files of an award-winning former
investigative journalist for The Washington Times who had
exposed problems in the Homeland Security Department's Federal
Air Marshal Service.
YouTube: Spy Drone Can See What You are Wearing From 17,500 Feet
A new camera developed by the Pentagon's research arm was
highlighted in a recent special on PBS' "Nova" in an episode
called "Rise of the Drones." It's a camera system so detailed it
can discern specific movements and even what a subject is
Michelle Obama's College Classmate's Firm Built Obamacare
Freedom Outpost - In mid-October The Washington Examiner
reported that Federal Officials only considered one firm to
build the epic fail now known as healthcare.gov. When that story
broke, you had to suspect that someone probably had a kickback
coming. Richard Pollock reported on October 13th...
Video: Texas Police Arrest Legal Gun Owners At Gun Rally
Liberty Crier - lack powder carriers were arrested at the Texas
capitol as tourist looked on. Open Carry Texas president CJ
Grisham and others, including an Infowars reporter were
manhandled by DPS.
Cop hits girl with motorcycle, then shoots angry father dead
Raw Story - An off-duty Chicago police officer is under
investigation after a motorcycle accident turned first into a
street fight, and then into a shooting.
Father Shot And Killed As Police Try To Take Child
Off The Grid - William Reddie, a 32-year-old single father from
Michigan, was shot and killed as local Child Protective Services
(CPS) officials and police officers attempted to remove his
3-year-old son from the home. An anonymous tipster claiming that
Reddie had marijuana in the home set off a string of incidents
which turned a happy toddler into an orphan – and led a local
newspaper to conduct its own investigation and issue its own
Obama Is Shocked, Shocked To Learn Everyone's Phone Was Bugged
Zero Hedge - The Obama administration, which has a spotless
track record in taking credit for everything that goes right
(all of which is thanks to Bernanke's flooding the world with
record liquidity as when the No Free Lunch bill comes due, it
will be some other president's clean up), has an even more
impeccable history of deflecting responsibility for all that
California Cops Impose Police State Following Shooting
Kurt Nimmo - If a cop or some other official of the government
gets shot in your neighborhood, expect the imposition of a
police state and the termination of the Bill of Rights. That’s
what happened in Roseville, California, on Friday night
following a shootout between a parolee and law enforcement.
Cop Fired After Shooting, Pepper Spraying Squirrel In Crowded
Story Leak - After property owner Carl Duffield failed to reach
animal control, Officer Jody Putnam responded in an attempt to
rid the Dollar General of its rouge rodent. According to police
records, Putnam entered the store and began firing at the
squirrel, firing as many as three shots according to witnesses.
29 Incredible Facts Which Prove That Poverty In America Is
Economic Collapse - Did you know that the number of Americans on
welfare is higher than the number of Americans that have
full-time jobs? Did you know that 1.2 million public school
students in the U.S. are currently homeless?
Food stamps sold for cash on Craigslist
(NaturalNews) The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program,
or SNAP - better known as food stamps - is the fastest growing
federal entitlement program, and one of the most abused.
2013 Presidential Dollar Melt Value
coinflation.com - $0.0550918 is the melt value for the 2007-2013
Presidential golden dollar on October 25, 2013.
Detroit Pensioners Face Miserable 16 Cent On The Dollar Recovery
Zero Hedge - [...] It is the same kind of violent and anguished
repricing that all unsecrued creditors in the coming wave of
heretofore "denialed" municipal bankruptcy filings will have to
undergo. Starting with Detroit, where as Reuters reports, the
recovery to pensioners, retirees and all other unsecured
creditors will be.... 16 cents on the dollar!... or less than
what Greek bondholders got in the country's latest (and
certainly not final) bankruptcy.
A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue
LA Times - The devices would track every mile you drive
—possibly including your location — and the government would use
the data to draw up a tax bill.... The devices, which track
every mile a motorist drives and transmit that information to
bureaucrats, are at the center of a controversial attempt in
Washington and state planning offices to overhaul the outdated
system for funding America's major roads.
EPA destroys last US lead smelting business
sipseystreetirregulars.com - Whatever the EPA's motivation when
creating the new lead air quality standard, increasingly
restrictive regulation of lead is likely to affect the
production and cost of traditional ammunition.... What is clear
is that after the Herculaneum smelter closes its doors in
December, entirely domestic manufacture of conventional
ammunition, from raw ore to finished cartridge, will be
The EPA Legally Controls All Water, Food Production and Private
Activist Post - Under the new guidelines, if you use well water,
the EPA has jurisdiction over your property and can even
forcibly evict you and your family. If it rained overnight, or
you have runoff from a recent snowfall, and there is any
resulting puddles on your property, this can result in the loss
of the free use of your property. You are also subject to
eviction from your land if your property resides above an
underground water aquifer.
292 Unreported Oil Pipeline Leaks in North Dakota in less than 2
AllGov - Farmer Steven Jensen discovered a six-inch fountain of
oil bubbling up from his land and reported a pipeline spill.
Investigators determined that a quarter-sized hole in a Tesoro
Logistics pipeline had befouled at least seven acres of Jensen’s
farm with more than 865,000 gallons/20,600 barrels of oil,
making it one of the largest inland oil pipeline accidents in
U.S. history. Nevertheless, North Dakota officials kept the
massive oil spill a secret for eleven days.
New York School’s Plan to Go Vegetarian Is an All-Around Success
care2.com - A public school in Queens, N.Y., decided to take it
one step further. The school, P.S. 244, is the first in the
nation to offer a 100 percent vegetarian lunch menu. That’s
right, no more sloppy joes or scary meatloaf. Instead 400
students in grades pre-K through 3 choose from options like
organic roasted tofu, braised black beans and falafel.
Kay is healing pancreatic cancer naturally after treatment
chrisbeatcancer.com - This was a sweet, wonderful interview.
Meeting people face to face that you’ve unknowingly helped in
their healing journey can be a bit emotional. So yeah, I got a
little choked up at the end. (Shocker)
Study Reveals How Turmeric Inhibits Pancreatic Cancer Cell
Natural Society - While treatment is often considered futile in
this highly lethal form of cancer, a new study indicates a
turmeric extract could provide a reasonable chemotherapy
Women: Chlorella supplementation reduces risk of anemia, edema
and proteinuria during pregnancy
(NaturalNews) One answer for low iron, folate, and vitamin B12
levels is chlorella supplementation. This green algae is perfect
for pregnant women, welcoming blood-building,
vascular-strengthening whole food nutritional powers.
Future Doctors Unprepared to Manage Pain
Dr. Mercola - Though the featured study took place in Europe, it
echoes a similar trend identified in the US and Canada by a
separate study published in The Journal of Pain. Most of the
schools offered pain education as only a part of general
education courses. Less than 4 percent of the schools had a
required course in pain and many offered no dedicated courses at
What’s That Smell? Exotic Scents Made From Re-engineered Yeast
cornucopia.org - If it's not insidious enough that unregulated,
synthetic chemicals are being sprayed as "air fresheners" in
public restrooms nationwide, and even in hospitals, or as
"trademarks scents" by hotel chains like Hilton Garden Inn and
Hyatt Place, now we might be breathing in genetically modified
Top seven natural cures for cancer that got buried by the FDA,
(NaturalNews) How do you keep the spread of cancer "growing"?
Bury the cure. How do you keep 1.5 million Americans "infested"
yearly with mutated cells that multiply uncontrollably? You
breed cancer in food and medicine. How many years ago did
America start this evil strategy to make people sick and deny
them the cure?
Ginger Root Kills Ovarian & Prostate Cancer Cells Better than
Natural Society - Thanks to research from the University of
Michigan and nearly three centuries of medicinal use, we can now
utilize ginger root to not only kill ovarian cancer cells, but
also prostate cancer cells with zero toxicity.
Compound Found in Grape Skins Could Help Treat Cancer and More
Dr. Mercola - Resveratrol, a potent antioxidant found in a
number of plants, including red grape skins, pomegranate, raw
cacao, peanuts, and berries like raspberries and mulberries, is
known to have a number of beneficial health effects. The
compound is produced by plants to increase their survival and
resistance to disease during times of stress, such as excessive
ultraviolet light, infections and climate changes. When you
consume these plants, you can reap similar protection.
The Vegetable That Every Cancer Patient Must Eat!
Natural Blaze - Cabbage is one of those healthy vegetables that
doesn’t get promoted as much as other superstars like broccoli
or kale, but that’s a shame! Cabbage is full of a number of
healthful ingredients that could help protect you.
Quinoa questionable as a gluten free grain
(NaturalNews) Cultivated in the Andes for over 5,000 years,
quinoa is a grain-like seed that has long been used by the
gluten-free community for its high nutritional offering and
protein content (roughly 18 percent). A super grain thought to
be reliable for the celiac community, recent studies have now
linked certain quinoa varieties to have sufficient toxicity for
Unraveling food industry lies - Many honey and spice products
(NaturalNews) It might be a hard pill for many people to
swallow, but a significant segment of the food industry is built
on a foundation of lies and deception. Grocery store and
supermarket shelves everywhere are literally filled to the brim
with products that claim to be one thing, but are really
something else, including many unsuspecting food ingredients
like cinnamon, honey, and saffron, for instance.
Partnership between Facebook and police could make planning
News Forage - A partnership between police departments and
social media sites discussed at a convention in Philadelphia
this week could allow law enforcement to keep anything deemed
criminal off the Internet—and even stop people from organizing
Rock, paper, surveillance: US Army investing in smarter ‘spy
End the Lie - The official name given to the technology is SPAN
– or Self-Powered Ad-hoc Network – a “covert, perpetually
self-powered wireless sensor network” that offers its users
“unobtrusive, continuous surveillance” at sizes so small it
could fit into a rock. When remotely triggered, the
self-organizing sensors can do anything from starting up a
camera to ordering a computer to alert human personnel when a
civil structure is in danger or simply disrepair.
Neuroscientists 'Plant False Memories' in Mice, Are Humans Next?
Natural Society - Scientists are planting false memories in the
brain, and it can't tell the difference between a ‘real’ and
Expert: “What People Have Got to Know is That They’re On Their
Mac Slavo - Over the coming weeks millions of Americans will be
tuning in to NatGeo’s new American Blackout film about surviving
in a post-power grid collapse environment that lacks
electricity, fresh water and the normal flow of commerce. For
most it will be nothing more than standard evening
entertainment, but what if such an event turns out to be a
future American reality?
For the first time, FDA proposes safety rules for pet food
manufacturers (and they actually make sense)
(NaturalNews) On the FDA Voice blog, Daniel McChesney, Ph.D.
explains that the proposed new regulations would "require
facility owners to have a food safety plan and to have controls
in place to minimize any potential hazards."
President Ronald Reagan Humor
Daily Paul - You will LOVE this one! Be sure to
watch to the end!
- October 25, 2013 - Today In History:
1812 - During the War of 1812, the U.S. frigate United States captured
the British vessel Macedonian.
1854 - The Charge of the Light Brigade took place during the Crimean
War. The British were winning the Battle of Balaclava when Lord James
Cardigan received an order to attack the Russians. He took his troops
into a valley and suffered 40 percent caualties. Later it was revealed
that the order was the result of confusion and was not given
1870 - The first U.S. trademark was given. The recipient was the Averill
Chemical Paint Company of New York City.
1917 - The Bolsheviks (Communists) under Vladimir Ilyich Lenin seized
power in Russia.
1929 - Alber B. Fall, of U.S. President Harding's cabinet, was found
guilty of taking a bribe. He was sentenced to a year in prison and fined
1951 - In Panmunjom, peace talks concerning the Korean War resumed after
1954 - A U.S. cabinet meeting was televised for the first time.
1955 - The microwave oven, for home use, was introduced by The Tappan
1958 - U.S. Marines withdrew from Beirut, Lebanon. They had been sent in
on July 25, 1958, to protect the nation's pro-Western government.
1962 - U.S. Ambassador Stevenson presented photo evidence to the United
Nations Security Council. The photos were of Soviet missile bases in
1962 - American author John Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in
1971 - The U.N. General Assembly voted to expel Taiwan and admit
1983 - U.S. troops and soldiers from six Caribbean nations invaded
Grenada to restore order and provide protection to U.S. citizens after a
recent coup within Grenada's Communist (pro-Cuban) government.
1990 - It was announced by U.S. Defense Secretary Dick Cheney that the
Pentagon was planning to send 100,000 more troops to Saudi Arabia.
2001 - It was announced that scientists had unearthed the remains of an
ancient crocodile which lived 110 million years ago. The animal, found
in Gadoufaoua, Niger, grew as long as 40 feet and weighed as much as
eight metric tons.
Rebels form shadow govt. in east Libya
Press TV - The leaders of a rebel movement have unilaterally declared
the formation of a shadow government in oil-rich eastern Libya, dealing
another blow to the central government in the capital Tripoli.
VIDEO: 'US heavily dependent on Bahrain regime’
Press TV - “The US is heavily dependent on the Bahraini government for
giving them a military base there, a naval base. And so the US is very
reluctant to criticize the Al Khalifa government in Bahrain for that
reason,” said Bill Beeman, a professor with the University of Minnesota,
in an interview with Press TV on Thursday.
Each U.S. Troop In Afghanistan Now Costs $2.1 Million
Defense One - The average cost of each U.S. troop in Afghanistan will
nearly double in the last year of the war to $2.1 million, according to
a new analysis of the Pentagon’s budget. For the past five years, from
fiscal 2008 through 2013, the average troop cost had held steady at
roughly $1.3. million. But the Pentagon’s 2014 war budget would
dramatically increase that figure.
NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders after US official handed over
Daily Mail - The National Security Agency has monitored the phone
conversations of at least 35 world leaders after being given their
numbers by an official in another government department, according to a
classified document leaked by whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The
confidential memo reveals that senior officials in 'customer'
departments such the White House and the Pentagon were encouraged to
share their ‘Rolodexes’ of contact details with the NSA.
VIDEO: US warships to remain off Syria coast, reports say
Press TV - The US Navy is reportedly set to keep some warships off the
coast of Syria, although chances of a military strike against the Arab
country have grown slim.
VIDEO: US senator threatens Afghans over deal
Press TV - The chairman of the US Senate Armed Services Committee has
said he would not support continued aid to Afghanistan if there is no
acceptable security deal between Kabul and Washington.
The CIA Has A Secret Pact with Pakistan to Bomb Their Country?
Activist Post - On the surface, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
has met with Obama to condemn the drone program; however, according to a
new Washington Post report detailed in the video below, the CIA has long
been cataloging and communicating their strikes inside Pakistan with
Pakistani officials perhaps as early as 2007.
Germany, Brazil Turn to U.N. to Restrain American Spies
foreignpolicy.com - Brazil and Germany today joined forces to press for
the adoption of a U.N. General Resolution that promotes the right of
privacy on the internet, marking the first major international effort to
restrain the National Security Agency's intrusions into the online
communications of foreigners, according to diplomatic sources familiar
with the push.
Snowden disputes Feinstein claim that NSA spying isn't 'surveillance'
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Thursday disputed Sen.
Dianne Feinstein's (D-Calif.) claim that the government's phone record
collection program is not "surveillance." "Today, no telephone in
America makes a call without leaving a record with the NSA. Today, no
Internet transaction enters or leaves America without passing through
the NSA's hands," Snowden said in a statement Thursday.
Officials alert foreign services that Snowden has documents on their
secret cooperation with U.S.
Washington's Blog - U.S. officials are alerting some foreign
intelligence services that documents detailing their secret cooperation
with the United States have been obtained by former National Security
Agency contractor Edward Snowden, according to government officials.
BRICS Countries Build New Internet to Avoid NSA Spying
Paul Joseph Watson - BRICS countries are close to completing a brand new
Internet backbone that would bypass the United States entirely and
thereby protect both governments and citizens from NSA spying.
Citi forecasts Greek devastation, unstoppable debt spirals in Italy and
The Telegraph - If Citigroup is right, the slight rebound in Europe over
the summer will not be enough to stop Club Med going from bad to worse,
with a string of soft defaults/restructurings.
McDonald's sues Australian town for rejecting its fast food garbage
(NaturalNews) Plans by fast food giant McDonald's to build its first
restaurant in the Australian town of Tecoma, located in the state of
Victoria, are being challenged by nearly 100,000 individuals who
recently signed a petition demanding that McDonald's stay out of the
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Casino Mogul and GOP Backer Sheldon Adelson Tells Obama to Nuke
Kurt Nimmo - Appearing at the Yeshiva University in New York
earlier this week, a prominent supporter of the GOP and backer
of Mitt Romney during the last election cycle, Sheldon Adelson,
said Obama should drop a nuke on Iran instead of negotiating
with its new president, Hassan Rouhani.
John McCain Chewed Out By Phoenix Resident Supporting for Al
Qaeda in Syria
21stcenturywire.com - This is beginning to become a regular
occurence, and McCain has the arrogance to say he’ll run for
another term as Senator in 2016. But it’s worse than that… The
absent-minded Senator was ambushed by an intelligent
Hillary Clinton Heckled: “Benghazi, You Let Them Die!”
Real Clear Politics - Former First Lady and Secretary of State
Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke to a large crowd at the University
at Buffalo Wednesday night, as part of the university's
Distinguished Speaker Series, and was heckled.
HealthCare.gov: Team Obama and Its Dysfunctional 500 Million
Lines of Code
Kurt Nimmo - 500 million lines of code? Really. Windows Vista,
the notoriously bloated and slow computer operating system, only
had 50 million lines of code. “If you contract something out and
get 500 million lines of code back, there’s no way it’s going to
work correctly,” noted Slate’s vice president for technology,
Does Army consider Christians, Tea Party, a terror threat?
Fox News - Soldiers attending a pre-deployment briefing at Fort
Hood say they were told that evangelical Christians and members
of the Tea Party were a threat to the nation and that any
soldier donating to those groups would be subjected to
punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats
New York Post - Thanks to a plan by President Obama to create a
“unisex” look for the Corps, officials are on the verge of
swapping out the Marines’ iconic caps – known as “covers” — with
a new version that some have derided as so “girly” that they
would make the French blush.
Texas judge forced to resign after caught texting instructions
to assistant DA during trial
techdirt.com - The good news is that Coker is being stripped of
all of her judicial power. Once the resignation goes through,
she won’t even be able to perform a wedding. The bad news is
that this texting incident was only one of several alleged
incidents in which Coker undermined the justice system.
Crime Is Getting Worse: Violent Crime In America Increased By 15
Percent Last Year
Economic Collapse - According to a government survey that was
just released, violent crime in the United States increased by
15 percent last year, and property crime was up by 12 percent.
If violent crime keeps increasing at this rate, it will
approximately double in just six years.
Shock: Cop Buys Shoplifter Groceries
Adan Salazar - Nearly everyday we’re subjected to police
corruption horror stories that try us to the very fabrics of our
souls, so much so that a positive story – one in which an
officer actually serves the public – is a welcomed sight.
CareFirst says 76,000 customers will lose current coverage due
Washington Examiner - CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is being
forced to cancel plans that currently cover 76,000 individuals
in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., due to changes made
by President Obama's health care law, the company told the
Washington Examiner today. That represents more than 40 percent
of the 177,000 individuals covered by CareFirst in those states.
CIA-Funded Software Company Manages Private Data For
Kit Daniels - A software company funded by the Central
Intelligence Agency is managing data on Healthcare.gov, the
Obamacare insurance exchange website. In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s
venture capital firm, invested heavily into Socrata, the
software company who provides data collection and management for
Healthcare.gov and Medicare.gov.
Obama administration orders Blue Cross to keep Obamacare
enrollment numbers secret
(NaturalNews) In the past week, there has been a smattering of
reports that some Americans - finally - have managed to actually
sign up for healthcare insurance using the government's
Obamacare exchange (Healthcare.gov). But what is equally clear
by now is that the Obama administration, for some reason, has
been very quiet about the actual number of people who have
Recruiter accused of shooting commanding officers at National
14news.com - A Tennessee National Guard employee remains in
custody after reportedly shooting his commanding officers at the
National Guard Armory in Millington Thursday.
Armed Pastor Defends Lives with a Gun “Out of Love”
David Knight - “He told me to get on the ground. That’s when I
pulled my weapon and said, ‘No, YOU get on the ground.’…I did it
out of love”... Neither the FBI nor gun control groups keep
statistics on lives saved by armed citizens who don’t shoot. But
we should never forget the peaceful deterrence of a gun in the
hands of a good man.
GOP: IRS picks Obamacare over regular taxpayers
Washington Times - The IRS said this week it is delaying the
start of the tax filing season, leading Republicans to argue
that the agency is putting its focus on implementing Obamacare
at the expense of helping average taxpayers. The IRS blamed the
government shutdown, saying that when it furloughed 90 percent
of its employees it lost too many work days to begin processing
returns on time in January.
3 Fantastic Charts Showing Gold & Silver To Continue Surge
King World News - Gold is breaking through resistance around
$1,343 and should move towards the $1,430. We continue to be of
the bias that Gold is setting up for a multi-year rally and a
break above the $1,522-$1,532 area would solidify this view. In
periods in which Gold does well, Silver actually outperforms....
More Underpaid Workers from Third World Needed In America
Kurt Nimmo - According to the National Association of
Manufacturers, there is a dire shortage of skilled production
workers in the United States. Earlier this year, Robert J.
Samuelson took to the pages of the Washington Post to explain
this troublesome phenomenon. He cited a number of economists and
other experts who offered a variety of explanations. He
concluded there is not a shortage of skilled workers.
At Family's Urging, Man's Life Saved from Pneumonia Using High
Dose Vitamin C
Natural Society - The doctors were not easily convinced. They
resisted and gave in only after significant prodding. They
believed vitamin C would prove worthless and the family was only
extending the inevitable. Still, they allowed it. Allan was
given a whopping dose of 25 grams of IV vitamin C in the evening
and another 25 gram dose when he awoke the next morning. The
following day, his lungs were clear.
New Study Confirms Chocolate's Fat-Busting Properties
Green Med Info - Recently, for instance, I reported on a
myth-busting study finding chocolate burns belly fat, as well as
improves cholesterol. efore that I reported on research
indicating that the medicinal properties of chocolate are so
powerful that this treat gives the 29 billion dollar statin drug
industry a run for its money as far as protecting you from the
#1 cause of death in the Western world.
The Ultimate Herbal Traveling Companion: Tulsi
Green Med Info - Do you enjoy the anticipation of travel, and
yet seek ways to reduce the stress and anxiety that inevitably
accompanies the journey? Are you concerned about the physical
demands on your body, and the unavoidable exposure to a wide
range of contagious diseases and toxins? Here's a simple herbal
remedy that can address most stress and travel related ills – as
easily as enjoying a soothing cup of tea!
6 Foods to Flatten the Stomach and Reduce Bloating
Natural Society - Tired of feeling bloated? Here are 6 foods to
flatten your stomach and beat the bloat.
What a shocker! Store bought apple juice can cause cancer and
(NaturalHealth365) This week, there are new concerns about the
safety of commercially-produced apple juice, coming from China,
after a Chinese newspaper published an in-depth report accusing
three major manufacturers of using rancid fruit in their
product. Are these ‘toxic’ apples promoting cancer, birth
defects plus many other illnesses?
Is the Fiberglass Health Threat the New Asbestos?
Natural Society - The case against asbestos in building
materials was finalized after decades of research traced several
severe lung cancer incidents to asbestos poisoning. Now
fiberglass, the replacement for asbestos, is under similar
scrutiny for the same reasons.
The synergestic miracles of chlorella and its ability to reduce
high blood pressure and cerebral stroke lesions
(NaturalNews) Attacked at every angle, today's healthy human
experience is burdened, ever so silently, by a host of toxins
and chemicals. With nutrient-void genetically modified food
filling grocery shelves, vast amounts of pesticide chemicals
running off into groundwater and heavy metal pollution billowing
into the air we breathe, there are dangers at every turn.
Improving your health with alfalfa sprouts
(NaturalNews) Alfalfa sprouts are perhaps one of the most
popular sprouts worldwide. They are easy to cultivate; in fact,
many people sprout alfalfa seeds at home. They are a great
addition to sandwiches and salads, and besides being a delicious
nutty tasting vegetable, alfalfa sprouts also have a myriad of
Calm down with chamomile
(NaturalNews) Chamomile has a long history in folk medicine, and
is also one of few herbs to be recognized by mainstream
medicine. Its popularity is widespread for uses such as stomach
upset, relaxing nerves and anxiety, insomnia, cystitis, and
children's ailments ranging from hyperactivity to teething pain.
The essential oil is antibacterial, antiseptic, analgesic,
carminative, digestive, nervine, emmenagogue, disinfectant, and
Seven ways to bulletproof your immune system this winter
(NaturalNews) The immune system is where the rubber meets the
road, and if you fail to get it in order, your health goes
downhill. Start building your immune system by incorporating
these seven things to help get you through the winter without
wearing a surgical mask on a daily basis.
10 superfoods for babies and toddlers
(NaturalNews) Babies and toddlers do not eat much food because
their tummies are tiny. That is why it is important to feed them
foods that are packed with nutrients. Superfoods are natural
foods that are high in nutrients and antioxidants packed with
health giving properties.
Curing cancer the natural way
(NaturalNews) If you are diagnosed with cancer, there is only
one course of action available: chemotherapy and/or radiation.
What big pharma doesn't want you to know is there are things you
can do to treat cancer that are possibly more effective and much
easier on the human body. By testing your own pH level and
working to alkalize the body and increasing oxygen intake,
cancer cells can be killed.
How Exercise Makes Your Brain Grow
Dr. Mercola - Can exercise help boost your cognitive faculties?
Researchers increasingly say the answer is a resounding yes.
Recent research reveals that exercise promotes a process now
known as neurogenesis, i.e. your brain’s ability to adapt and
grow new brain cells, regardless of your age.
Powerful Flare Causes Radio Blackout
thedailysheeple.com - Sunspot AR1877 has thrown off an M9 flare
causing a radio blackout on the sunlit side of the planet. The
flare, at 00.30 UT, generated a flash of extreme UV radiation
which ionized the earths upper atmosphere.
Mozilla's Lightbeam tool will expose who is looking over your
shoulder on the web
The Independent - Lightbeam, a download produced by Mozilla, the
US free software community behind the popular Firefox browser,
claims to be a “watershed” moment in the battle for web
New line of wearable technology lets users control drones with
My Fox DC - A scientist has created a new line of wearable
technology that combines conductive materials and beauty items
to allow users to remotely control drones and other mechanical
devices....Wireless signals are sent from the wearable
attachments to different devices. For example, blinking and eye
that was fitted with metalized eyelashes would create a circuit
which could be used to power a motor in a drone.
A New Undergarment Called 'The Tweeting Bra' Sends A Tweet Each
Time You Unclasp It
SFGate - If you've ever wished you could tweet from your bra,
your dreams are about to come true.
- October 24, 2013 - Today In History:
1795 - The country of Poland was divided up between Austria, Prussia,
1861 - The first transcontinental telegraph message was sent when
Justice Stephen J. Field of California transmitted a telegram to U.S.
1901 - Daredevil Anna Edson Taylor became the first person to go over
Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel. She was 63 years old.
1929 - In the U.S., investors dumped more than 13 million shares on the
stock market. The day is known as "Black Thursday."
1931 - The upper level of the George Washington Bridge opened for
traffic between New York and New Jersey.
1939 - Nylon stockings were sold to the public for the first time in
1940 - In the U.S., the 40-hour workweek went into effect under the Fair
Labor Standards Act of 1938.
1945 - The United Nations (UN) was formally established less than a
month after the end of World War II. The Charter was ratified by China,
France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and by a
majority of other signatories.
1945 - Pierre Laval of France and Vidkum Abraham Quisling of Norway were
executed. The two men were recognized as the two most prominent
collaborators of the Nazis.
1948 - The term "cold war" was used for the first time. It was in a
speech by Bernard Baruch before the Senate War Investigating Committee.
1949 - The cornerstone for the U.N. Headquarters was laid in New York
1960 - All remaining American-owned property in Cuba was nationalized.
The process of nationalizing all U.S. and foreign-owned property in
Cuban had begun on August 6, 1960.
1962 - During the Cuban Missile Crisis, U.S. military forces went on the
highest alert in the postwar era in preparation for a possible
full-scale war with the Soviet Union. The U.S. blockade of Cuba
officially began on this day.
1986 - Britain broke off relations with Syria after a Jordanian was
convicted in an attempted bombing. The evidence in the trial led to the
belief that Syria was involved in the attack on the Israeli jetliner.
1989 - Reverend Jim Baker was sentenced to 45 years in prison and fined
$500,000 for his conviction on 24 counts of fraud. In 1991, his sentence
was reduced to eighteen years and he was released on parole after a
total five years in prison.
1999 - An Israeli court sentenced American teen-ager Samuel Sheinbein to
24 years in prison. The crime was killing an acquaintance in Maryland in
2001 - The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that gave
police the power to secretly search homes, tap all of a person's
telephone conversation and track people's use of the Internet.
2001 - NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft successfully entered orbit
2003 - In London, the last commercial supersonic Concorde flight landed.
Syria to submit chem. disarmament plan before deadline: OPCW
Press TV - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
says the Syrian government will submit a plan on the elimination of its
chemical arsenal within the following hours, days before deadlines set
by the organization.
Rebels blast gas pipeline near Damascus causing southern Syria blackout
RT - A gas pipeline was attacked near Damascus causing the capital and
the southern part of Syria to suffer a blackout. The electricity
minister blamed the blast on rebels.
The Growing Rift With Saudi Arabia Threatens To Severely Damage The
Economic Collapse - The biggest reason why having good relations with
Saudi Arabia is so important to the United States is because the
petrodollar monopoly will not work without them. For decades, Washington
D.C. has gone to extraordinary lengths to keep the Saudis happy. But now
the Saudis are becoming increasingly frustrated that the U.S. military
is not being used to fight their wars for them.
deploy ‘stealth destroyers’ in the Pacific next year
StratRisks - The U.S. Navy will inaugurate the “DDG1000,” a next
generation stealth destroyer, which is undetected on radar screens. The
destroyer will be deployed next year as one of the three core elements
for the U.S. Pacific Command along with the F-35 stealth fighter, and
the Missile Defense System. The battleship is expected to play a role to
keep at bay China, which seeks to become a military superpower.
the first mover in Afghanistan’s resource war
StratRisks - Indeed, China is the first-mover in the Afghan resource
space, having won the massive copper concession at Aynak in Logan
Province — with routes to the mining project patrolled up by US and
British troops — and China oil giant CNPC pumping the first Afghan crude
under a 25-year contract, concluded in late 2011.
Sharif to Obama: Stop drone attacks on Pakistani soil
McClatchy - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said he’d told
President Barack Obama on Wednesday that U.S. drone strikes in his
country needed to end.
Abbas urges firms to leave settlements
Press TV - Acting Palestinian Authority (PA) chief Mahmoud Abbas has
called on Western companies to respect the international law by pulling
out of settlements in the occupied West Bank.... "This call is directed
against settlements that were established on the territories of the
occupied State of Palestine and its capital, East al-Quds (Jerusalem),
after 1967," he stated.
WikiLeaks Unveil Vatican’s Secret Approval Of GMOs
care2.com - Despite this attempt to remain publicly neutral, WikiLeaks
recently uncovered a transmission from Christopher Sandrolini, a U.S.
diplomat to the Holy See, that demonstrates the Vatican’s clandestine
approval of genetically modified crops.
* Related Article: The
Monsanto & Catholic Church Connection...
Monsanto denies its pesticides behind Argentine health problems
RT - Monsanto has denied that health problems in Argentina are caused by
its pesticides, insisting that its products are safe. It rejects an AP
report that it is to blame for an increase in cancer rates and birth
Fukushima readies for dangerous operation to remove 400 tons of spent
RT - Fukushima operator TEPCO is getting ready for its toughest and the
most dangerous clean-up operation. In November it will try to remove 400
tons of spent fuel from plant’s Reactor No. 4. But even a little mistake
may result in a new nuclear disaster.
The REAL Reason for Saudi Arabia’s Shift Away from U.S.
Washington’s Blog - Here’s the real reason: China just dethroned the
U.S. as the world’s largest importer of oil. As Oil Price notes: Last
month the world witnessed a paradigm shift: China surpassed the United
States as the world’s largest consumer of foreign oil, importing 6.3
million barrels per day compared to the United States’ 6.24 million.
This trend is likely to continue and this gap is likely to grow,
according to the EIA’s October short-term energy outlook.
EU Parliament votes to suspend data sharing deal with US due to Snowden
pcworld.com - The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to suspend a
major data sharing agreement with the U.S. following the ongoing scandal
over alleged surveillance from the U.S. National Security Agency.
Germany summons U.S. ambassador to explain claims that American spies
hacked Angela Merkel's phone
Daily Mail - A diplomatic row was looming over Europe last night
following allegations that America has been listening into the phone
calls of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This morning, the German
government summoned US ambassador John B Emerson to Berlin to discuss
VIDEO: Syria restoring power to areas after blackout
Press TV - Authorities in Syria are restoring electricity to the areas
that suffered a blackout due to a sabotage blast targeting a major gas
pipeline feeding electricity stations.
Fukushima moves radioactive water as it braces for Typhoon Francisco
RT - Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant is bracing itself for Typhoon
Francisco, set to hit the country this weekend, by quickly securing new
storage space for contaminated rainwater that has already taken up the
facility’s entire storage tank capacity.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
NSA lies? Agency lacks evidence it thwarted 54 terrorist attacks
RT - Is the United States government’s use of broad surveillance
authorities as effective of a counterterrorism tool as its
advocates make it out to be? A new report suggests remarks made
by high power figures to defend the spy powers are largely
The shocking truth about the U.S. military's drone program...
and the lengths they will go to keep the victims silent!
Ron Paul - For the first time, survivors of a U.S. military
drone strike have an opportunity to travel to Capitol Hill to
give a voice and face to the reality of the CIA’s killer drone
White House Delaying Obamacare Individual Mandate
Ben Swann - The White House announced today that the Obamacare
individual mandate deadline will likely be pushed back as much
as six weeks. The individual mandate forces Americans to
purchase health insurance.
Nut-Job Obama Supporters Believe Healthcare.Gov Disaster Is Part
Of Right Wing Conspiracy
Steve Watson - Obama supporters are simply refusing to believe
that Obamacare could be anything short of world beating, with
many blaming the glitch ridden rollout of Healthcare.gov on a
nefarious right wing conspiracy to sabotage the Affordable Care
Brosurance: A Keg Standing Ovation For ObamaCare's Greatest Hit
Zero Hedge - Just when you thought ObamaCare couldn't stoop any
lower in its "sales pitch", it does.
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DHS Seeks Armed Guards to Protect Government Buildings in
Paul Joseph Watson - Even as it spends $80 million dollars on
hiring a raft of armed guards to prepare for “civil
disturbances” in New York, the Department of Homeland Security
is also seeking to acquire 723,000 hours of armed guard services
to protect government buildings in Arkansas.
VIDEO: Americans Protest Across The Nation Against Police
Liberty Crier - Organizers say, for almost 2 decades the aim of
these demonstrations have been to bring forward a united,
powerful and visual coalition supporting individuals and
families victimized by police brutality.
Breaking: 10 Companies Fighting GMO Labeling Prop 522 in
Washington, Outcome too Close to Call
Natural Society - Thanks to multi-million dollar smear campaigns
funded by Monsanto, Coke, Pepsi and Nestle, for example,
Proposition 522 currently before Washington to label GMOs is
down to the wire. These companies aim to confuse the public and
sway our voting representatives.
YouTube: Judge Napolitano: IRS Likely To Lose Obamacare Lawsuit
Fox Business Oct. 23rd, 2013.
700 IRS Contract Workers Owe $5.4M in Back Taxes
Breitbart - Nearly 700 employees of Internal Revenue Service
contractors owe $5.4 million in back taxes, said a report
Wednesday by the agency's inspector general. More than half of
those workers are supposed to be ineligible to do work for the
IRS because they are not enrolled in installment plans to pay
the taxes they owe.
Occupy Wall Street Protest
Officer in UC Davis pepper-spray incident to get $38,059
kcra.com - The former University of California, Davis police
officer who pepper-sprayed Occupy protesters has reached a
worker's compensation settlement with the university system. The
Davis Enterprise reports that a judge on Oct. 16 approved the
$38,059 settlement between John Pike and the University of
California. The 40-year-old former officer said he suffered
depression and anxiety after death threats to him and his family
after the Nov. 18, 2011 event
How to Take Your Money Out of the Bank Without Going to Prison
Dave Hodges - The time to have taken your money out of the bank
was yesterday. There is very little time before the IMF’s plan
to steal 10%, for starters, of all bank accounts in Europe.JP
Morgan Chase is banning wire transfers from their bank to
foreign banks to prevent American capital flight which will
surely happen as America wakes up to the desperate situation
that the banks are in.
NatGeo’s ‘American Blackout’ Examines U.S. Without Power
Off The Grid News - What would you do if the world suddenly went
dark? That is exactly what NatGeo’s original movie American
Blackout – which premieres Sunday, Oct. 27, seeks to discover.
The power grid collapses following a cyber attack, forcing the
nation into an immediate crisis. Although the man-made disaster
lasts just 10 days, civil unrest, economic turmoil and a
horrific amount of deaths still occur.
The Frightening Truth About China’s Control Of The US
King World News - Today acclaimed money manager Stephen Leeb
told King World News “The euro is on a tear and it has risen
quite dramatically, but one currency has done considerably
better than any other during the past month and that is the
Chinese yuan. They yuan is just soaring. Right now there is a
massive of flow of gold from West to East, and I think the West
is desperate, and want to emphasize the word ‘desperate,’ to
hold down the price of gold because gold represents a massive
threat to the US dollar...."
Census: 49% of Americans Get Gov’t Benefits; 82M in Households
CNS News - In total, the Census Bureau estimated, 151,014,000
Americans out of a population then estimated to be 306,804,000
received benefits from one or more government programs during
the last three months of 2011. Those 151,014,000 beneficiaries
equaled 49.2 percent of the population.
Genetically Modifying Humans Via Antibiotics? Something You Need
Natural Blaze - A new kind of antibiotic has been developed by
researchers at Oregon State University. The new antibiotics are
called PPMOs, which stand for peptide-conjugated
phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers. They are “a synthetic
analog of DNA or RNA that has the ability to silence the
expression of specific genes.”
What – You Still Think Salt Consumption Causes High Blood
Natural Society - Do you still think high sodium intake leads to
high blood pressure? Actually, this is a myth. Here is the
story, plus a sound solution for hypertension.
6 Ways to Use Coconut Oil for Healthy Skin
Natural Society - Skin problems? Instead of using a
pharmaceutical solution, try reaching for the coconut oil - it
is a natural remedy that can help with many skin issues.
8 Foods For Healthy Teeth
Prevent Disease - There are far more than eight foods for
healthy teeth, but I've found these to work especially well to
prevent and even reverse tooth decay and gum disease in the
Healthy Recipe: Raw Chocolate Cake
Prevent Disease - One of my favorite ways to make chocolate cake
is raw with coconut oil, dates, cashews and cacao butter as the
primary ingredients. This recipe is one of the better one's I've
tried due to it's texture, taste and heavenly chocolate bliss.
Study Finds Chances of Miscarriage Increase 80% From Foods
Heated in Plastic
theplasticfreetimes.com - A study has found that pregnant women
who consume food which has been heated in plastic containers
have an 80% higher chance of miscarriage. Laura Donnelly of the
Telegraph writes that the study was conducted at Stanford
University, and featured 114 women. Women with high
concentrations of the chemical were 80% more likely to miscarry
than women with low to normal levels.
Pledge to stop heating up food in plastic
Chemical industry never developed methods to assess multiple
chemical exposure health risks
(NaturalNews) According to the latest available statistics,
there are more than 80,000 approved chemicals currently in
commercial use. But believe it or not, only a few hundred of
these chemicals have ever gone through proper safety testing by
their manufacturers or by the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) prior to hitting the market.
Chemtrails: Learn how to protect yourself from these treacherous
(NaturalNews) The toxins found in chemtrails infiltrate every
aspect of our lives, from the air we breathe to the water we
drink and the food we eat. Is it any wonder that physical and
mental diseases are increasing at a staggering rate?
Astoundingly, these aerial sprays often contain the following
bizarre mix of pathogens and poisons...
The super power of star anise
Star anise is the world's greatest source of the shikimic
acid compound, which is also found in ginkgo, ginger, fennel and
sweetgum fruit and is used by pharmaceutical companies to
produce the anti-flu medication Tamiflu. The shikimic acid
combines with other components in star anise to act as a
neuraminidase inhibitor which blocks an enzyme that facilitates
the replication of viral particles from body cells.
Olive leaf extract prevents cancer and fights infections
(NaturalNews) Olives have long been known for the health
benefits they supply to the human body. The olive itself and
olive oil especially are useful in healthy cooking. Not to be
overlooked, olive leaf extract is beneficial for the natural
antiviral and antibacterial properties used to treat many
different types of medical conditions. Some of the health
benefits of olive leaf extract are...
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
FDA to Finally Remove Arsenic from Animal Feed After Years of
Natural Society - After a 4-year petition to try and convince
the FDA that arsenic-laced additives used to feed our chickens,
turkeys, and hogs should be removed immediately, the government
institution is finally paying attention.
Jerky treat mystery: Nearly 600 pets dead; still no source, FDA
NBC News - Nearly 600 pets have died and more than 3,600 have
been sickened in an ongoing, mysterious outbreak of illnesses
tied to jerky treats made in China, federal animal health
officials said Tuesday. Most of the cases have been in dogs of
all breeds, ages and sizes — although 10 cats have been
sickened, too — after eating chicken, duck and sweet potato
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Jerky Treat Progress Report?
VIDEO: Cute Video Cats Stealing Dog Bed
truthaboutpetfood2.com - This is a great little
video that will give you a smile! I’ve had this
happen in my house many times – too cute.
- October 23, 2013 - Today In History:
1864 - During the U.S. Civil War, Union forces led by Gen. Samuel R.
Curtis defeated the Confederate forces in Missouri that were under Gen.
1910 - Blanche S. Scott became the first woman to make a public solo
airplane flight in the United States.
1915 - Approximately 25,000 women demanded the right to vote with a
march in New York City, NY.
1929 - In the U.S., the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged starting
the stock-market crash that began the Great Depression.
1942 - During World War II, the British began a major offensive against
Axis forces at El Alamein, Egypt.
1944 - During World War II, the Battle of Leyte Gulf began.
1946 - The United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the
1962 - During the Cuban Missile Crisis, the U.S. naval "quarantine" of
Cuba was approved by the Council of the Organization of American States
1962 - The U.S. Navy reconnaissance squadron VFP-62 began overflights of
Cuba under the code name "Blue Moon."
1971 - The U.N. General Assembly voted to expel Taiwan and seat
1973 - U.S. President Richard M. Nixon agreed to turn over the
subpoenaed tapes concerning the Watergate affair.
1978 - China and Japan formally ended four decades of hostility when
they exchanged treaty ratifications.
1985 - U.S. President Reagan arrived in New York to address the U.N.
1995 - Russian President Boris Yeltsin and U.S. President Bill Clinton
agree to a joint peacekeeping effort in the war-torn Bosnia.
1998 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian
Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a breakthrough in a land-for-peace West
1998 - Japan nationalized its first bank since World War II.
Changer: Saudi spy chief says Riyadh to ‘shift away from US’ over Syria,
StratRisks - Saudi Arabia’s intelligence chief has said the kingdom will
make a “major shift” in relations with the US in protest at its
perceived inaction over the Syria war and its overtures to Iran, a
source close to Saudi policy said.
heads to South America in global energy “scramble”
StratRisks - China’s global hunt for crucial energy supplies is taking
it into America’s backyard, with two Chinese state firms winning
production rights to a multi-billion-barrel deepwater oilfield off
UK spies to run $100bn Afghan drug industry: Duff
Press TV - Gordon Duff, a senior editor at Veterans Today, made the
remarks during an interview with Press TV on Tuesday, two days after The
Telegraph revealed in a report that the Secret Intelligence Service
(SIS), also known as MI6, appealed for extra staff from other
intelligence agencies for Afghanistan after British troops leave in
British Press Shills for Syria War With 'Baby Snipers' Story
Ron Paul Institute - The Times of London yesterday published a
sensational Syria story based on an interview with British doctor David
Nott, who had volunteered his medical expertise in Syria over the past
several weeks. Dr. Nott said that he had seen several pregnant women
come in with abdominal wounds. He speculated that snipers must have been
playing some sort of game where they would target the fetuses of
pregnant women — a grisly business to be sure.
calls for military-grade drones in EU airspace for police and military
euobserver.com - A security strategy paper by EU foreign affairs chief
Catherine Ashton says EU countries should use military-grade drones for
border surveillance. The EU chief is set to debate security ideas with
MEPs in the plenary chamber in Strasbourg on Wednesday (23 October).
Mexico slams U.S. over claims that NSA hacked president’s email
McClatchy - Mexico warned the United States on Tuesday that its reported
surveillance of top Mexican officials could sour security cooperation
between the countries, and it demanded to know what measures the Obama
administration is taking to prevent further spying on its leaders.
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Starting Diplomatic Fires Around the World...
World Is Spending $1 Billion Per Day To Tackle Global Warming
The world invested almost a billion dollars a day in limiting global
warming last year, but the total figure – $359 billion – was slightly
down on last year, and barely half the $700 billion per year that the
World Economic Forum has said is needed to tackle climate change.
VIDEO: Syria forces in full control of southwest Muqaddimah
Press TV - Syrian forces have regained the full control of the
southwest of al-Muqaddimah, a suburb of Damascus, as they
continue to inflict heavy losses on Takfiri militants,
VIDEO: NATO experts to advise Libya on military institutions
Press TV - After playing a major role in destroying Libya's
infrastructure, NATO says it is sending a team of experts to
help the Arab country with building its military and defense
False & misleading: NSA denies French spy reports
RT - The NSA did not record 70 million French telephone calls,
but it does carry out espionage in France, Intelligence Director
James Clapper has said. Responding to media reports on NSA
activities in France, he dismissed them as “false and
Italy also targeted by NSA spying
Press TV - Italian telephone and computer communications have
been under surveillance by the US National Security Agency (NSA),
Italy’s parliamentary intelligence committee has confirmed.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
White House Official Fired for Tweeting Under Fake Name
Daily Beast - A White House national security official was fired
last week after being caught as the mystery Tweeter who has been
tormenting the foreign policy community with insulting comments
and revealing internal Obama administration information for over
US nuke officers left blast door open
Press TV - Air Force officers in charge of launching
nuclear-tipped missiles have been punished twice this year for
leaving open a blast door at their underground command posts
compromising the US nuclear arsenal, officials said. The two
blunders occurred earlier this year at Minot Air Force Base in
South Dakota and Malmstrom Air Force Base near Great Falls,
Mont., the officials said.
Judge Refuses to Dismiss Case Challenging Obamacare Subsidies
townhall.com - The judge will not issue an injunction to stop
the IRS from issuing subsidies, meaning Obamacare can move
forward as planned. However, the lawsuit will also move forward
and depending on the outcome, could limit IRS power to issue
Petition Launched Demanding White House Open Source Disastrous
Steve Watson - A petition has been launched on the White House
website demanding that the Obama administration release the
defective code for the Healthcare.gov website to the the open
source community, a move that would make public the errors that
have led to such a disastrous rollout.
John McAfee predicts hackers will empty Obamacare enrollees'
Washington Examiner - Obamacare websites have "no safeguards" to
protect Americans who enroll in the health insurance exchanges
from hackers who will "empty your bank account," according to
internet security pioneer John McAfee. McAfee said he could
create a fake Obamacare exchange website for "a couple hundred
dollars" and expect a big return on the scam.
NBC News: Hundreds Of Thousands Lose Insurance Due To Obamacare
Breitbart - NBC News puts the best spin on it they can, but
there is no way to hide the fact that hundreds of thousands,
likely millions, are now victims of President Obama's broken
promise that, "If you like your health insurance, you can keep
it." One insurance provider in just one state (Florida) sent out
cancellation notices to 300,000 customers.
Ted Cruz’s Wife is a Goldman Sachs VP
Kurt Nimmo - Cruz’s insider connection is a family affair. His
wife, Heidi, is a Goldman Sachs vice president in Houston,
Texas, according to her LinkedIn profile. She also served as an
economic advisor for the Bush administration. In 2011, a Cruz
campaign spokesman portrayed Heidi as “an expert on North
American trade,” in other words she is savvy when it comes to
globalist transnational trade deals like NAFTA, the single most
destructive government move against the American worker in
Pre-Crime: TSA Now Spies On You 24/7 Even Before You Fly
Story Leak - Under a new ‘security measure’ that the TSA has
magically decided it has the authority to enact, it is
‘expanding its screening of passengers’ to include the
systematic use of private and government databases in order to
obtain more information on passengers.
Interpol Chief: Arm Citizens Globally to Prevent Terror Attacks
Paul Joseph Watson - Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble
told ABC News that one of the only ways to prevent terrorists
from hitting soft targets was to arm citizens globally, noting
that the Westgate mall siege would have been averted far quicker
if it had taken place in gun-friendly areas like Denver or
Constitutional Amendment Filed To Address Global Gun Control
thegunmag.com - Culberson [R-TX], with at least five other
representatives as co-sponsors, has introduced H.Con. Res. 53 to
deal with the threat of the UN treaty affecting American gun
rights as well as H.J.Res. 54 to clarify and insure the
supremacy of the US Constitution and American case law over
foreign secular and religious laws.
Gun Rights Group Executive Calls For End To Common Core Due To
Anti-Second Amendment Concerns
Ben Swann - “We are already seeing textbooks and teaching
assignments that are a part of Common Core intentionally or
recklessly misrepresenting the Second Amendment in schools
across the country,” noted John Harris, Executive Director of
the TFA, “and we want to insure that the liberal anti-gun agenda
is not allowed to invade Tennessee schools.”
VIDEO: Houston Neighborhood Turns To Private Security Firm For
Protection At Half Cost: Crime Rates Fall
Liberty Crier - The Houston neighborhood of Sharpstown relies on
S.E.A.L. Security Texas to help keep crime in check. The
Sharpstown civic association says it is saving about $200K per
year after making the switch away from regular police and the
area is safer for it.
Fed Programs Preschool, Says No Lunch From Home Without Doctor’s
Activist Post - It looks like the days of trading half of your
peanut butter and jelly sandwich for half of your best friend’s
ham sandwich may soon be over if the federal government has
anything to do with it. A Richmond, Virginia mother received the
following note, telling her not to pack a lunch for her
pre-school age child.
Barnaby Jack Was Right: Cheney Admits His Pacemaker was Disabled
to Prevent Assassination
Activist Post - Barnaby Jack, the 35-year-old hacker who was
found dead in July of this year was right. Medical devices can
be hacked, and the government has known this for years. At the
time of his death, the cause of which has still not been made
public, Jack was head of Embedded Device Security at IOActive.
YouTube: Ron Paul On Third Parties: 'I Say It's Time For A
"I understand the frustration because there's a lot of that, and
I get the question a whole lot," Paul said with a laugh. "I say
it's time for a second party. Because we just have one party
there, they're the same on all the big issues."...
S&P 500 Soars To Record High As Wall St. Cheers Weak Job Growth
Huffington Post - U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday, with the S&P
500 at a record intraday high, after weaker-than-expected job
creation last month strengthened expectations the Federal
Reserve will stimulate the economy into next year.
The U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate Is At A 35 Year Low
Economic Collapse - The percentage of Americans that are
participating in the labor force is the lowest that it has been
in 35 years. During the 70s, 80s and 90s, the labor force
participation rate consistently rose as large numbers of women
entered the workforce. It peaked at 67.3 percent in early 2000,
and just before the last recession it was sitting at about 66
Lackluster jobs report means Fed is likely to continue stimulus
McClatchy - The lackluster employment numbers mean the Federal
Reserve is likely to maintain its purchases of $85 billion a
month in government bonds to prop up the economy. It had hoped
to start tapering off the stimulus as the economy picked up.
“The Fed will likely defer tapering until early in the first
quarter of next year,” Jared Franz, an economist with investment
giant T. Rowe Price, said in a note to investors.
Minimum wage back to 1950 level on 75th anniversary
McClatchy - The minimum wage has put a floor under workers'
wages since taking effect 75 years ago. But at $7.25 an hour,
today's federal minimum wage is the same as it was in 1950,
after adjusting for inflation.
Gold Trades Near Three-Week High as Fed May Maintain Bond Buying
Bloomberg - Gold traded near the highest level in more than
three weeks on speculation that the Federal Reserve may delay
stimulus cuts until next year after U.S. payrolls gained less
IRS paid out $132 billion in bogus tax credits over last decade
Washington Times - The Treasury Inspector General for Tax
Administration said it warned the IRS in 2011 that it was making
the erroneous payments, but two years later the agency hasn’t
fixed the problem. Over the last decade, the IRS could have paid
out as much as $132.6 billion in improper payments.
Celente Warns: The Collapse of 2014: “If You Don’t Have Your
Money In Your Pocket It’s Not Yours”
Mac Slavo - If there’s one thing that should be clear, it’s that
nothing the government or their banking partners have done to
solve the economic crisis has been for your benefit. They’ve
enriched themselves, yet again, on the backs of the American
28 Signs That The West Coast Is Being Absolutely Fried With
Nuclear Radiation From Fukushima
Michael Snyder - The map above comes from the Nuclear Emergency
Tracking Center. It shows that radiation levels at radiation
monitoring stations all over the country are elevated. As you
will notice, this is particularly true along the west coast of
the United States.
Gulf ecosystem in crisis after BP spill
Al Jazeera - Hundreds of kilograms of oily debris on beaches,
declining seafood catches, and other troubling signs point
towards an ecosystem in crisis in the wake of BP's 2010 oil
disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. "It's disturbing what we're
seeing," Louisiana Oyster Task Force member Brad Robin told Al
Jazeera. "We don't have any more baby crabs, which is a bad
sign. We're seeing things we've never seen before."
Simian Virus 40 DNA Found in U.S. Children
mercola.com - The Polyoma virus caused cancers in every animal
receiving it! It was discovered that the Polyoma virus was
IDENTICAL to the SV40 virus that grossly contaminated the polio
vaccine prior to 1964 and continues to contaminate vaccines used
by pediatricians today!
4 Health Benefits of Beets - Your Favorite Root Vegetable
Natural Society - The health benefits of beets can be largely
credited to their pigments known as betalains. Both betacyanins
and betaxanthins are betalains that give beets their intense
color and benefits. They contain both anti-inflammatory and
Pomegranates Reverse Damage from Junk Food, Boost Heart Health
Natural Society - Pomegranates aren't just great for boosting
heart health, they can undo the bodily damage caused by junk
Teeth Destruction: Cancer-Causing ‘Mountain Dew Mouth’ Ruining
Natural Society - The effects of soft drinks on teeth have been
compared with the effects from methamphetamines and crack. These
toxic beverages literally eat away at the protective enamel and
then go to town, leading to rotted, brown teeth at best and
premature death at worst. It’s no surprise that drinking more
than one soda each day raises the risk of tooth decay from the
acids and sugars ingested.
Honey Plus Coffee Beats Steroid For Treating Cough
Green Med Info - One of modern medicine's most celebrated
'miracle drugs' are steroids, but a recent double-blind,
randomized clinical trial found that honey plus coffee
outperformed prednisolone in treating symptoms of
post-infectious, persistent cough.
Coffee consumption reduces risk of liver cancer
Natural Blaze - Coffee consumption reduces risk of
hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver
cancer, by about 40 percent, according to an up-to-date
meta-analysis published in Clinical Gastroenterology and
Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the
American Gastroenterological Association.
Natural Solutions for Pain: Non-Addictive and Cost-Effective
Alliance for Natural Health - Drawing upon the advice of such
natural health superstars as Dr. Jonathan Wright, Dr. Julian
Whitaker, Dr. Robert Rowen, Dr. Frank Shallenberger, and Dr.
Stephen Sinatra—as well as cutting-edge studies and the personal
experiences of the ANH-USA staff—we’ve compiled the following
list of natural treatments for pain.
Vitamin D Proven More Effective Than Both Anti-Viral Drugs and
Vaccines At Preventing The Flu
Prevent Disease - Dr. Damien Downing, a doctor and medical
consultant has publicly stated that governments "do like"
epidemics as a chance to impose their will. The London based
doctor has been advising patients to increase their vitamin D
intake rather than get the vaccine. You might be shocked to know
that there are many physicians in both Canada and the United
States who prescribe as much as 50,000 IU of vitamin D daily as
a treatment for a long list of chronic diseases.
FDA to Change Regulations for Probiotics?
Natural Blaze - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
should consider the unique features of probiotics — bacteria
that help maintain the natural balance of organisms in the
intestines — in regulating their use and marketing, says Diane
Hoffmann, JD, director of the Law and Health Care Program at the
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and lead
author of the a newly released Science article, "Probiotics:
Finding the Right Regulatory Balance."
Nurse diagnosed with breast and lung cancer shuns chemotherapy
(NaturalNews) Sharlene had a tumor in both breasts as well as in
her right lung. "I'm a nurse," she says. "I know chemotherapy
doesn't work." When Sharlene shared the news with her personal
trainer, he told her about Gerson Therapy, adding that she
didn't just receive a death sentence, but an opportunity.
Sharlene couldn't agree more. She adopted Gerson Therapy's whole
body, natural healing approach and is now tumor-free.
Coconut oil miraculously helps Parkinson's patient regain
quality of life
(NaturalNews) Imagine for a moment that you are a 74-year-old
man diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, and you are quickly
losing your ability to think, move and function, despite
adhering to an intense regimen of all the latest pharmaceutical
offerings for this miserable disease. Then imagine that nearly
all of your symptoms subside almost miraculously after beginning
a dietary routine that involves taking large doses of
all-natural coconut oil every day.
Consuming chlorella helps reduce oxidative stress, prevent
(NaturalNews) This green algae is full of chlorophyll and
antioxidants. Chlorella helps people process more oxygen, purify
their blood, eliminate fungus, promote tissue repair and
increase their energy levels. It is a rich source of amino
acids, iron and vitamin B12.
The AMA once paid a cancer virus researcher $250K to retire in
Mexico and stop working on natural cures
(NaturalNews) It all started with an evil, corrupt man named Dr.
Morris Fishbein, who ran the "prestigious" American Medical
Association (AMA) for over 40 years, and even though he had a
medical degree, he never treated a patient in his life. Rather,
Fishbein succeeded at controlling, suppressing and willfully
crushing natural cures for cancer by using money, coercion, and
the power of the AMA "seal of approval."
There is No Scientific Consensus on GMO Safety
Green Med Info - There is no scientific consensus on the safety
of genetically modified foods and crops, according to a
statement released today by an international group of more than
90 scientists, academics and physicians.
Scientists create first complete 'bionic man' that can walk and
breathe thanks to a body made from artificial parts
Daily Mail - The robot making appearances in the U.S. for the
first time this week. Having crossed the Atlantic tucked inside
two metal trunks — and after a brief holdup in customs — the
bionic man will strut his stuff at the New York Comic Con
festival on Friday.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
The Eyes Have It: Pesticides Stop Sweet Potatoes from Growing
SGT Report - Potatoes and sweet potatoes — which harvested
conventionally — are inundated with pesticides at three levels:
early on with fungicide, later with herbicide and finally with
BudNip a chemical pesticide used to preserve the tubers and
prevent them from growing shoots (and reproducing). Only
potatoes/sweet potatoes grown conventionally can grow them.
- October 22, 2013 - Today In History:
1746 - The College of New Jersey was officially chartered. It later
became known as Princeton University.
1797 - Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first recorded parachute jump. He
made the jump from about 3,000 feet.
1836 - Sam Houston was inaugurated as the first constitutionally elected
president of the Republic of Texas.
1907 - The Panic of 1907 began when depositors began withdrawing money
from many New York banks.
1934 - Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, the notorious bank robber, was shot
and killed by Federal agents in East Liverpool, OH.
1954 - The Federal Republic of Germany was invited to join the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
1962 - U.S. President Kennedy went on radio and television to inform the
United States about his order to send U.S. forces to blockade Cuba. The
blockade was in response to the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the
1968 - Apollo 7 splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean. The spacecraft had
orbited the Earth 163 times.
1975 - Air Force Technical Sergeant Leonard Matlovich was discharged
after publicly declaring his homosexuality. His tombstone reads " "A gay
Vietnam Veteran. When I was in the military they gave me a medal for
killing two men and a discharge for loving one."
1979 - The ousted Shah of Iran, Mohammad Riza Pahlavi was allowed into
the U.S. for medical treatment.
1981 - The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization was
decertified by the federal government for its strike the previous
1986 - U.S. President Reagan signed the Tax Reform Act of 1986 into law.
1991 - The European Community and the European Free Trade Association
agreed to create a free trade zone of 19 nations by the year 1993.
1995 - The 50th anniversary of the United Nations was marked by a record
number of world leaders gathering.
1998 - The United Nations announced that over 2 million children had
been killed in war as innocent victims since 1987.
1999 - The U.N. Security Council voted to send 6,000 troops to Sierra
Leone to oversee a peace plan that had been signed in July.
2010 - The Internation Space Station set the record (3641 days) for the
longest continuous human occupation of space. It had been continously
inhabited since November 2, 2000.
Syrian Christians turning to Russia for protection
Voice of Russia - About 50,000 Syrian Christians want to apply for
Russian citizenship. In a letter to the Russian Foreign Ministry, they
said that they were not planning to flee Syria, but if threatened with
physical elimination, they would pin their hopes on Russia as the
guarantor of their survival.
North Korea threatens to ‘wipe out’ South Korea with ‘merciless firing’
AFP - North Korea on Monday warned of “merciless firing” against the
South if it goes ahead with a reported plan to develop shells to carry
anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border.
Families suspect SEAL Team 6 crash was inside job on worst day in
The Washington Times - Questions haunt the families of Extortion 17, the
2011 helicopter mission in Afghanistan that suffered the most U.S.
military deaths in a single day in the war on terrorism.
US may be guilty of war crimes over drone use – Amnesty Intl
RT - US officials responsible for carrying out drone strikes may have to
stand trial for war crimes, says a report by Amnesty International,
which lists civilian casualties in the attacks in Pakistan. Human Rights
Watch has issued similar report on Yemen.
American airstrikes in Yemen kill more civilians than terrorists...
'Mega-fire' fears grip Australia as dozens of blazes rage
NBC News - Three large wildfires burning in southeastern Australia could
merge into one colossal “mega-fire” and threaten the suburbs of Sydney,
officials warned Monday.
Australia officials warn of storm
Press TV - Australian officials have warned of an imminent storm brining
with itself high winds and lightning towards the fire front in the
country’s eastern state of New South Wales.
El Salvador bans glyphosate
(NaturalNews) While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was
busy doubling (and in some cases quadrupling) the amount of allowable
glyphosate residue on certain foods, the nation of El Salvador actually
heeded the grim data surrounding the herbicide's disastrous effect on
our environment and everything in it and decided to outright ban the
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Nothing to see here: Obama puts happy face on
disastrous Obamacare rollout
Washington Times - President Obama tried to put a happy face
Monday on the disastrous rollout of the Obamacare website,
urging frustrated consumers to call a toll-free number or mail
in applications via “snail mail” while the administration works
feverishly to fix computer glitches.
HHS brings in Verizon to help HealthCare.gov
USA Today - The international telecommunications company Verizon
has been tasked with helping the government fix the federal
health exchange, USA TODAY has learned.
Embattled Sebelius to testify next week on ObamaCare rollout
The Hill - Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary
Kathleen Sebelius will testify before Congress next week about
the botched rollout of ObamaCare’s insurance exchanges after
rejecting GOP demands to appear this week.
List of Obamacare Exempt Companies
Free Republic - Here is a list of most of the companies that
applied for and received exemptions from Obamacare.
How do I get an exemption...
Homeland Security Spends $80 Million On Armed Guards for “Civil
Paul Joseph Watson - The Department of Homeland Security is set
to spend $80 million dollars on hiring a raft of armed guards to
protect IRS and other government buildings in upstate New York
during “public demonstrations” and “civil disturbances,” once
again prompting concerns that the federal agency is preparing
for food stamp riots, anti-tax demonstrations or some other form
of domestic unrest.
Rand Paul Pushes Amendment Barring Lawmakers from Excluding
Themselves from Laws
Politico - The Kentucky freshman Republican has introduced a
constitutional amendment that would preclude senators and
congressmen from passing laws that don’t apply equally to U.S.
citizens and Congress, the executive branch and the Supreme
Was Fainting Woman at Obamacare Speech Staged?
Steve Watson | President has used the fainting woman spiel many
times before to play to crowds. It seemed too good to be true.
As the president was rounding off a speech on how Obamacare is
“really good” and people should just sign up using the telephone
and snail mail, a pregnant woman directly behind him began to
sway and faint.
Breastfeeding Mom Slapped with Civil Contempt Charge, $500 Fine
Adan Salazar - The mother of a 7-month-old boy faced objection
when she toted the infant inside a courtroom, earning her a
contempt of court charge, along with a $500 fine. Laura Trickle
says she wasn’t trying to defy courtroom etiquette when she
decided to bring her toddler, Axle Graham, with her to jury
selection at the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, Mo.
Charts Show that U.S. Policy Has Increased Terror Attacks
Washington's Blog - The National Consortium for the Study of
Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) Global Terrorism
Database – part of a joint government-university program on
terrorism - is hosted at the University of Maryland.... A quick
review of charts from the START database show that terrorism has
increased in the last 9 years since the U.S. started its “war on
Oprah Reportedly Declined White House Invite To Help Sell
The Blaze - “It wasn’t like she had to think it over,” the
source reportedly added. “It was an immediate, flat-out,
unequivocal no.” Instead, The Post reports Oprah sent a
low-level rep in her place, which was reportedly taken as an
VIDEO: “I Called Obamacare-Here’s the Recording!!”
westernjournalism.com - Pastor Carl Gallups called Obamacare and
asked for FREE insurance. You gotta hear this – get some aspirin
handy. It will make your head hurt!
Alabama Homeschooling Family Sends Six of Ten Children to
College By Age Twelve
christiannews.net - “We just felt like it was our
responsibility,” mother Mona Lisa told reporters about the
decision to homeschool. “That’s a big choice, and [we] wanted to
be totally in control and make sure they had the right
upbringing, and they accelerated because of it.”
Ex-aide to Rep. Garcia heads to jail for ballot scheme
The Hill - A former chief of staff to Rep. Joe Garcia (D-Fla.)
is heading to jail for his role in organizing an online absentee
ballot-request scheme in the 2012 elections. Jeffrey Garcia, 41,
who isn’t related to the congressman, will spend about three
months in jail as part of a plea deal reached with the
Miami-Dade state attorney’s office, the Miami Herald newspaper
Faber: Fed could up QE to $1 trillion a month
CNBC - Marc Faber, publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report,
told CNBC on Monday that investors are asking the wrong question
about when the Federal Reserve will taper its massive
bond-buying program. They should be asking when the central bank
will be increasing it, he argued.
Another One Trillion Dollars ($1,000,000,000,000) In Debt
Economic Collapse - Did you know that the U.S. national debt has
increased by more than a trillion dollars in just over 12
months? On September 30th, 2012 the U.S. national debt was
sitting at $16,066,241,407,385.89. Today, it is up to
$17,075,590,107,963.57. These numbers come directly from
official U.S. government websites and can easily be verified.
Top Democrat Opens Door for Social Security Cuts
Kurt Nimmo - Illinois Democrat Senator Dick Durbin used the
language of partisan politics on Fox News Sunday to make it
feasible for Democrats to agree to slash entitlements.
Uh Oh: 47 Million Food Stamp Recipients Are Having Their
Benefits Cut Back On November 1st
Activist Post - 47.6 million Americans are about to have their
food stamp benefits cut, and most of them have absolutely no
idea that it is about to happen. Needless to say, a lot of them
are going to be very angry when they discover that they cannot
buy as much food for their families anymore.
Bank of America Said to Face Three More U.S. Probes of Mortgage-Bond
Bloomberg - Bank of America Corp., sued by U.S. attorneys in
August over an $850 million mortgage bond, faces three
additional Justice Department civil probes over mortgage-backed
securities, according to two people with direct knowledge of the
Report: Massive Vulnerability Detected In National Power Grids:
“There Is No Way to Stop This”
Mac Slavo - If you think that our multi-billion dollar
electrical power grids are secure and capable of withstanding a
coordinated attack, think again. According to one group of
engineers, the grid is so vulnerable that it wouldn’t even
require a skilled hacker to compromise.
Worried about chemicals in cosmetics? Apps may help
Himalayan Times - Each day women are exposed to about 168
chemicals in beauty products, according to the Environmental
Working Group (EWG), a Washington-based health research and
advocacy group that looks into toxic chemicals. Think Dirty, a
free iPhone app, gives a product a score after scanning the
barcode for ingredients and chemicals.
How the Government’s Vaccine Policy is Infected by Corruption
Green Med Info - Annually we receive warnings from the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of an impending
influenza epidemic. Each year the CDC recommends the influenza
vaccine. Are the warnings justified?
What The Cancer Industry Does Not Want You To Know About
Chemotherapy and Radiation
Prevent Disease - They tell us chemotherapy saves lives, boosts
long-term survival rates and does not damage healthy cells. All
these statements by the cancer industry are false. Poison kills
indiscriminately-- always has and always will.
NIH turns to older, dangerous antibiotics to fight deadly
superbug outbreak - We're running out of options
(NaturalNews) Locked in a battle with an extremely
drug-resistant superbug last year, doctors at the National
Institutes of Health's Clinical Center played one last card.
They turned to colistin, as it's named, an antibiotic that is
not a new creation. In fact, it was actually discovered growing
in a beaker of fermenting bacteria in Japan in 1949, just a few
years after the end of World War II.
2 Main Contributors to the Antibiotic-Resistant Crisis
Natural Society - When most Americans have an infection, they go
to their doctor for an antibiotic. In most situations, this
antibiotic will do the trick—whether it’s an ear infection or a
skin infection, but in some cases, these infections are harder
to kill. The truth is, they’ve evolved, mounting a resistance to
our modern drugs. The growing number of antibiotic-resistant
bacteria should alarm us all and should highlight 2 dangerous
practices that are only furthering their strength.
Latest Condition Invented by Drug Companies…Low Testosterone
AllGov - The Big Pharma disease mongers are at it again,
barraging middle-age men with deceptive ad campaigns designed to
convince them that the natural effects of aging may be symptoms
of a fictitious medical condition that can be treated with
prescription hormones they just so happen to sell—at a cost of
about $400 to $500 per month.
BMJ Case Reports journal: Gardasil vaccine suspected in early
menopause of 16-year-old girl
(NaturalNews) Continued controversy over Gardasil has emerged
with a report published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)
linking the vaccine with premature ovarian failure in a teenaged
girl. The connection was discovered when the young Australian
went into menopause after receiving the human papilloma virus (HPV)
Mistletoe extract doubles survival time of pancreatic cancer
patients in clinical trial
(NaturalNews) Patients with locally advanced or metastatic
pancreatic cancer doubled their survival time when treated with
mistletoe extract in a new European clinical trial - and with
very few side effects. In comparison, the standard chemo drugs
Will xylitol soon be derived from genetically modified bacteria?
(NaturalNews) It is a favorite among individuals trying to cut
back on their overall sugar intake and yet still enjoy a sweet
treat every now and again. But the low-calorie sweetener xylitol
could soon be getting a genetic makeover on a commercial scale,
as Finnish scientists search for new ways to mass-produce this
and other rare sugars using genetically modified (GM) bacteria.
The Crazy Reason You're Depressed
organicgardening.com - "We may have a mild irritation to
something, but some people have tremendously adverse reactions
to very low levels of chemicals, chemicals most of us can't even
smell," says David Katerndahl, MD, professor of family and
community medicine at the University of Texas Health Science
Center at San Antonio. It's a condition called chemical
intolerance, he says, and according to a new study he's just
published in the Annals of Family Medicine, the number of people
who suffer from it is higher than most medical professionals
Will Insurance Companies Use Smart Appliances to Monitor
Blacklisted News - With the internet of things, spying on
“unhealthy” habits will be a cinch. Wi-fi enabled refrigerators
will read RFID tags on grocery products that are placed your
fridge, and in turn send that data to the internet cloud. Are
you eating a government approved diet? Taking your meds? If not,
you will be paying a price for it in this nightmarish science
fiction future that is soon to be science fact.
CISPA Zombie Bill Is Back, With Fewer Privacy Concerns…Maybe?
Mother Jones - Now that the dust has settled a bit, NSA director
Keith Alexander is publicly asking for the legislation to be
re-introduced, and two senators confirmed that they are drafting
a new Senate version.
Warning to all Sprint mobile users: mysterious phone calls from
865-6696 may install NSA surveillance code on your iPhone
(NaturalNews) All across America, people who have Sprint service
on their iPhones and other mobile devices are receiving repeated
calls from the number "865-6696" without any area code. Sprint
message boards are full of thousands of complaints of people
experiencing this issue, but no one seems to understand the true
reason why these calls are being made.
Veterinarians Say Health Law's Device Tax Is Unfair To Pets
NPR - Dr. Douglas Aspros says the federal health law is
increasing his costs to buy medical equipment, which he has no
choice but to pass onto his patients — most of whom are
- October 21, 2013 - Today In History:
1797 - "Old Ironsides," the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, was launched
in Boston's harbor.
1805 - The Battle of Trafalgar occurred off the coast of Spain. The
British defeated the French and Spanish fleet.
1879 - Thomas Edison invented the electric incandescent lamp. It would
last 13 1/2 hours before it would burn out.
1917 - The first U.S. soldiers entered combat during World War I near
1925 - The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it had fined 29,620
people for prohibition (of alcohol) violations.
1927 - Construction began on the George Washington Bridge.
1944 - During World War II, the German city of Aachen was captured by
1945 - Women in France were allowed to vote for the first time.
1950 - Chinese forces invaded Tibet.
1967 - Thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, DC, in
opposition to the Vietnam War.
1983 - The Pentagon reported that 2,000 Marines were headed to Grenada
to protect and evacuate Americans living there.
1986 - Pro-Iranian kidnappers in Lebanon claimed that they had abducted
American writer Edward Tracy. He was not released until August of 1991.
1986 - The U.S. ordered 55 Soviet diplomats to leave. The action was in
reaction to the Soviet Union expelling five American diplomats.
1988 - Former Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos and his wife,
Imelda, were indicted in New York on fraud and racketeering charges.
Marcos died before his trial and Imelda was acquitted in 1990.
1991 - Jesse Turner, an American hostage in Lebanon, was released after
nearly five years of being imprisoned.
1994 - North Korea and the U.S. signed an agreement requiring North
Korea to halt its nuclear program and agree to inspections.
1998 - Cancer specialist Dr. Jane Henney became the FDA's first female
2003 - The U.S. Senate voted to ban what was known as partial birth
2003 - North Korea rejected U.S. President George W. Bush's offer of a
written pledge not to attack in exchange for the communist nation
agreeing to end its nuclear weapons program.
Uganda on alert over fears of Kenya-style mall attack
globalpost.com - Uganda was on high alert Friday over fears of an attack
similar to the bloody mall assault by Somalia's Shebaab fighters in
neighboring Kenya, where investigators continue to recover charred body
Norwegian suspected of being Kenya mall attacker named
BBC - It is unclear how many militants were involved. Police had
initially estimated that there were 10-15 attackers inside the complex,
but the CCTV footage which has so far been released by the Kenyan
authorities shows just four men. Hassan Abdi Dhuhulow is believed to be
one of those four, the BBC's Newsnight programme has learned from
sources in Kenya and Norway.
India arrests crew of US ship on weapons charges
Fox News - Police in a southern Indian port city arrested the crew of a
U.S.-owned ship Friday for entering Indian waters illegally with a large
cache of weapons and ammunition on board.
U.S.-Led Military Unit in Afghanistan Lost $230 Million in Spare Parts,
Then Spent $138 Million for More
AllGov - The Pentagon is notorious for wasting money when it comes to
purchasing spare parts for the American war machine. But it seems the
U.S. military managed to export this bad practice to Afghanistan, where
hundreds of millions in tax dollars were lost on purchases for the
Afghan National Army.
US Quietly Releasing $1.6B in Pakistan Assistance
ABC News - The U.S. has quietly decided to release more than $1.6
billion in military and economic aid to Pakistan that was suspended when
relations between the two countries disintegrated over the covert raid
that killed Osama bin Laden and deadly U.S. airstrikes against Pakistani
Afghan special forces commander defects with guns to insurgents
Yahoo News - (Reuters) - An Afghan army special forces commander has
defected to an insurgent group allied with the Taliban in a Humvee truck
packed with his team's guns and high-tech equipment, officials in the
eastern Kunar province said on Sunday.
UN report: drone strikes result in more civilian casualties than
thought, may violate international law
Activist Post - A new United Nations report states that their
investigation has identified 33 drone strikes carried out by the CIA
around the world that have resulted in civilian deaths and may have been
in violation of international humanitarian law.
Court bans Berlusconi from public office
Al Jazeera - A Milan court has ruled that former Italian Prime Minister
Silvio Berlusconi should be barred from holding public office for two
years following a conviction for tax fraud.
UK doctors given bonuses for placing patients on ‘death lists’ - report
RT - General practitioners in England have been receiving £50 bonuses
for placing patients on controversial ‘death lists’ in order to reduce
the number of occupied hospital beds. The move is yet another tactic
aimed at cutting NHS costs, UK media reported.
Thousands of citizens in India killed by reckless Big Pharma drug trials
(NaturalNews) "Trials of NCEs [new chemical entities] have fired
controversy in India because of the high number of deaths that have
occurred in the last few years," writes Dinsa Sachan for Chemistry
World. "According to information from the health ministry, 1,542 deaths
were reported in clinical trials between 2010 and 2012."
Training of Syrian insurgents steps up in Saudi Arabia
IHS Jane's 360 - Free Syrian Army (FSA) units are receiving intensive
training from US Marine Corps personnel in Saudi Arabia, a senior FSA
source has told IHS Jane's. The source said the United States and Saudi
Arabia have agreed to train around 1,500 insurgents. The programme began
a few months ago and most of the personnel will be trained by the end of
Pentagon dollars flow into Africa
Arizona Daily Star - The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in
Africa, expanding its main base on the continent and investing in air
facilities, flight services, telecommunications and electrical upgrades
as the U.S. military deepens its involvement in a region with a rising
threat of Islamist terrorism.
VIDEO: US drone attacks kill 18 in Afghanistan
Press TV - At least eighteen people have been killed and several others
injured in a series of US assassination drone attacks in Afghanistan
over the past three days.
‘Unacceptable and shocking’: France demands explanation for NSA spying
RT - France has called for an explanation for the “unacceptable” and
“shocking” reports of NSA spying on French citizens. Leaked documents
revealed the spy agency records millions of phone calls and monitors
politicians and high-profile business people. The US Ambassador to
France Charles Rivkin was summoned by the French Foreign Ministry to
account for the espionage allegations on Monday morning.
Heavy rains overflow barriers surrounding Fukushima water tanks
RT - Water has overflowed at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is attempting to discern the
quality of the water and possible radioactive substances which could
have been spilled.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Odds That You Are a Terrorist: 1 in 624,297
Activist Post - According to a new analysis provided as an
infographic below, not that many. Out of a population of
258,458,870 Americans who are within the age bracket of being a
potential terrorist (18-years old or older), there were an
average of 20.7 terrorist attacks attempted in America per year.
If we assume that each attack involved 20 individuals, there are
roughly 414 terrorists in America in any given year.
Obama 'Very Worried' About Health Care Rollout, Will 'Have to'
Take Blame Monday
The Blaze - President Barack Obama is “very worried” about the
faulty rollout of his signature health care program and will
take blame for it during remarks on Monday, the Associated
Press’ White House Correspondent Julia Pace said Sunday.
Obamacare sites pirated copyrighted web scripts
RT - The main “Obamacare” website has been marred with bugs and
glitches since it went online over two weeks ago, and the
problems are still piling up. Now according to The Weekly
Standard, the Department of Health and Human Services could be
sued by the British developers who coded part of the site but
were never credited.
Gallup: Number of Americans Who Will Refuse To Join Obamacare
And Instead Pay Individual Mandate Fine Jumps To 34%, Up 9
Points Since Last Month
weaselzippers.us - Although federal and state health insurance
exchanges opened on Oct. 1, 71% of Americans who lack health
insurance — the primary target group for the exchanges — say
they are “not too familiar” or “not familiar at all” with them,
little changed from last month.
5 Scandalous Obamacare Horror Stories
townhall.com - Obamacare is hurting people. A lot of people --
and not just the ones who are wasting all day trying and failing
to sign up for the dysfunctional 600 million dollar website.
Rep. Steve Cohen: tea partiers are the 'domestic enemies' of the
U.S. we took oath to defend against
End the Lie - On Saturday morning, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.)
declared that Republican tea partiers in Washington are the
“domestic enemies” of the United States he swore to defend the
country against in his oath of office. Cohen’s remarks come in
response to the heated debate surrounding the government
Despite Media Fear Mongering, No Injuries At Open Carry Gun
Kit Daniels - Despite the mainstream media’s attempts to
condition the public into believing that guns are responsible
for crimes, absolutely no injuries were reported at an open
carry gun rally outside the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas on
I am a Three Percenter Speech -
One country? Or two?: Speech at the Alamo, 19 October 2013
sipseystreetirregulars.com - My name is Mike Vanderboegh. I am
from the great free state of Alabama and I am a Three Percenter.
This is not the first time Alabamians have come to the aid of
Texas in her time of need....
PHOTOS: Protest Against Pro-Gun Rally Gets Virtually No
Anthony Gucciardi - Amid a turnout of about 1,000 concerned
citizens rallying for their decaying Second Amendment rights
down the street at the historic Alamo in San Antonio, there were
virtually no attendees to the anti-gun ‘Moms Demand Action’
rally that pushed a Feinstein-approved message of banning all
‘assault weapons’ in the nation.
Michigan Senate panel approves bill to lift ban on
short-barreled shotguns and rifles
MLive - The Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday
unanimously approved legislation that would lift the state's ban
on short-barreled shotguns and rifles.
Video: Dallas Cop Shoots Mentally Ill Man Who Stood Perfectly
Adan Salazar - After an argument with his mother, Bobby Gerald
Bennett, 52, who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder, went out into the middle of the street and began
rolling around in a swivel office chair. Their neighbor, Maurice
Bunch, reportedly told Bennett’s mother, Joyce Jackson, not to
call the police, but Jackson had already made the call.
Minneapolis Police To Wear Body Cameras In 2014
Sources confirm Minneapolis Police officers will wear body
cameras starting in 2014. The idea will be laid out at a city
hall news conference Thursday. Sources tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS
the plan is to have 500 officers wearing the body cameras next
year but to start with a test group of 25 officers immediately.
City Councilmen Call For ‘GMO-Free Zone’
CBS News - Two Los Angeles City Councilmen Friday announced the
introduction of a motion aimed at protecting homes, schools,
community gardens and public spaces from contamination caused by
plants and other genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The
motion calls for a “GMO-Free Zone” across the city’s more than
502 square miles that would ban the growth, sale, and
distribution of genetically engineered seeds and plants.
Victory! Thank the Kauai County Council for Putting People Over
Pesticide and Biotech Companies
Center for Food Safety - In another victory for the food
movement, yesterday, the Kaua‘i County Council passed a law that
would create a new system to protect the public from pesticide
exposure and assess the risks stemming from the use of
pesticides and the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE)
HHS announces search for real programmers to fix Healthcare.gov
(NaturalNews) More than two weeks after the hoax launch of the
fake "shell" website Healthcare.gov which did not function, the
Obama administration has announced plans to bring in real
programmers and attempt to build an online federal health
exchange site that actually functions.
Eligible Voters among Thousands Purged from Voter Rolls by
Virginia Election Officials
AllGov - With only weeks left before the state elects a new
governor, Virginia election officials have purged tens of
thousands of names from voter rolls, sparking outcry and legal
action by Democrats.
Schwarzenegger Wants Constitution Changed For A 2016
Steve Watson - Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
is engaged in a campaign to change the Constitution to allow him
to run for president in 2016, according to reports.... The New
York Post claims that Schwarzenegger has been publicly
discussing his plans to file suit that would overturn the rule
written into the Constitution that bars foreign-born citizens
from taking the office of President or Vice President.
U.S. debt jumps a record $328 billion — tops $17 trillion for
The Washington Times - U.S. debt jumped a record $328 billion on
Thursday, the first day the federal government was able to
borrow money under the deal President Obama and Congress sealed
this week. The debt now equals $17.075 trillion, according to
figures the Treasury Department posted online on Friday.
It Pays to Work for Government: Furloughed Workers Get Paid
Kurt Nimmo - The “partial” government shutdown that wasn’t a
shutdown has paid off in spades for some federal workers. Fox
News reports that government workers in Oregon who were
furloughed so Democrats could hysterically grandstand about the
dire consequences of a government shutdown will not have to
repay the unemployment benefits they received in addition to
500,000 Americans' IDs, bank data stolen and sold on Internet,
NBC News - A Vietnamese man helped to steal and sell the
personal and financial data of hundreds of thousands of
Americans, according to a federal indictment unsealed Friday.
Hieu Minh Ngo, 24, is charged with 15 counts, including wire
fraud, identity fraud, access device fraud and conspiracy
charges, the Justice Department said in a statement.
Comparison Chart: How Will You Fare in the Obamacare Exchanges?
heritage.org - Our research finds that for many states, the
insurance on health exchanges will cost more than existing
insurance. This study illustrates that the general experience
for individuals shopping on the exchange is that of increasing
premiums from what was available to them prior to implementation
of the exchanges.
12 Shocking Clues About What America Will Look Like When The
Next Great Economic Crisis Strikes
Economic Collapse - The collapse of American society is
accelerating. For the moment, much of our social decay is being
masked by the tremendous level of affluence that we are
JPMorgan Said to Reach Record $13 Billion U.S. Settlement
Bloomberg - JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s record $13 billion deal to
end U.S. probes of its mortgage-bond sales would free the
nation’s largest bank from mounting civil disputes with the
government while leaving a criminal inquiry unresolved.
Alert: FBI Investigating Threats to Midwest Water Supply
Systems: “On High Alert”
Mac Slavo - Reuters reports that the FBI and other agencies are
in the process of investigating multiple threats to Midwest
Water Supply Systems. Specifically, the FBI has named Wichita,
Kansas as a target, but utility facilities have also been put on
alert in other Midwestern cities.
GOP accuses EPA of 'unprecedented' power grab with proposed
Fox News - Two Republican lawmakers on the House Science
Committee are accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of
pushing through a rule that could potentially expand the
agency’s regulatory authority over streams, wetlands and other
bodies under the Clean Water Act.
NatGeo’s ‘American Blackout’ Examines U.S. Without Power
Off The Grid News - What would you do if the world suddenly went
dark? That is exactly what NatGeo’s original movie American
Blackout – which premieres Sunday, Oct. 27, seeks to discover.
The power grid collapses following a cyber attack, forcing the
nation into an immediate crisis. Although the man-made disaster
lasts just 10 days, civil unrest, economic turmoil and a
horrific amount of deaths still occur.
Oreos More Addictive Than Cocaine?
Huffington Post - As the Christian Science Monitor reports,
researchers at Connecticut College designed a rat maze with
Oreos on one side and rice cakes on the other. The rats spent a
lot more time hanging out and eating the Oreos than feeding on
the rice cakes.
Study Finds Ayurveda More Effective than Popular Anxiety Drug
Natural Society - Research has found Ayurveda to be more
effective than a popular anxiety drug, but without the side
8 Foods High in Magnesium: A Mineral for Diabetes, Insomnia, and
Natural Society - Magnesium is anti-inflammatory and can help
with countless ailments. Here are 8 magnesium-rich foods.
Barley Grass has Highest Levels of Important Cancer-Killing
Natural Society - Barley grass contains extremely potent
cancer-killing enzymes and health-boosting nutrients.
Concerned about cancer, inflammation, memory loss or diabetes?
'Holy Fruit of the Himalayas' can help
(NaturalNews) Sea buckthorn fruit is loaded with over 190
bioactive compounds, including omega-3 and omega-7 fatty acids -
the latter is a rare fat in the plant kingdom which is
beneficial for weight loss and healing the gastrointestinal
Grape seed extract provides a natural treatment option for
(NaturalNews) Natural compounds including curcumin and
resveratrol have proven effective in the prevention of colon
cancer, and now scientists have determined that grape seed
extract (GSE) specifically targets damaged cells in the
digestive tract to provide an effective treatment for colorectal
Millions Wrongly Treated for 'Cancer,' National Cancer Institute
Green Med Info - A devastating new report commissioned by the
National Cancer Institute reveals that our 40-year long 'War on
Cancer' has been waged against a vastly misunderstood 'enemy,'
that in many cases represented no threat to human health
Liposomal vitamin C: More potency and less expense than IV
mega-dose vitamin C
(NaturalNews) Liposomal vitamin C is a lipid encapsulation of
ascorbic acid granules that delivers more vitamin C to cells
orally than even mega-dose intravenous (IV) vitamin C. At first,
vitamin C expert Dr. Thomas Levy found this hard to believe,
even as clinical results were being achieved.
BPA finally banned from baby bottles, only to be replaced by
deadly BPS chemical
(NaturalNews) Now that almost every baby bottle manufacturer in
the country has already voluntarily stopped using toxic
bisphenol A (BPA) in its product formulations... But this ban
means very little, as many manufacturers have already begun
substituting bisphenol S (BPS), a potentially more deadly
plastics chemical, in many BPA-free products, including
10 Reasons You Should Be Eating Olives
Natural Blaze - Even though more attention is usually given to
their delicious oil than the whole food itself, olives are one
of the world's most widely enjoyed fruits. Yes, they are fruits
even though most of us think of them as zesty vegetables. Here
are 10 reasons why you should be eating these little delicacies
Astronomers discover asteroid heading for possible 2032 impact
The Independent - Ukrainian astronomers have discovered a large
asteroid heading for Earth which could strike our planet on 26
August 2032, impacting with a force 50 times greater than the
biggest ever nuclear bomb.
Google executive who plans to cheat death takes 150 vitamins a
day so he can 'hold out long enough for invention of robots that
will keep humans alive'
Daily Mail - Google engineering director and futurist Ray
Kurzweil believes we are close to realizing everlasting life and
is dead-set on getting us there. The inventor and noted author
believes the key to such a scientific breakthrough is a system
of 'bridges' that enable the body to move from strength to
strength over time.
RFID Microchips to be Embedded in Breast Implants
Paul Joseph Watson - A manufacturer of breast implants has
announced that it will begin selling its products with an RFID
microchip embedded in the implant, partnering with a company
whose CEO previously tried to market the implantable microchip
as a replacement for the credit card.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Industrial Hemp Harvested In Colorado, Legal Or Not
Huffington post - Southeast Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin tried an
illegal crop this year. He didn't hide it from neighbors, and he
never feared law enforcement would come asking about it. Loflin
is among about two dozen Colorado farmers who raised industrial
hemp, marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin that can't be grown
under federal drug law, and bringing in the nation's first
acknowledged crop in more than five decades.
Time to Plant Cover Crops
Mother Earth News - Learn about the numerous benefits of
fall-planted cover crops. Plus, get suggestions on different
cover crops to try.
Real-World Winter Gardening Tips From Your Growing Zone
Mother Earth News - Grow food year-round by following these
winter gardening tips from backyard gardeners in your Growing
VIDEO: Sovereign Living The Reality Show Episode One
Liberty Crier - Sovereign Living is a docu-reality tv show that
follows the Blush family as they transition from a lifestyle of
hardcore political activism to the farm life. Rather than
fighting a system they find tyrannical, John and Cat want to
lead by example and live a sovereign lifestyle. This means
providing their own food, water, energy and community defense
Aflatoxin: The Single Pet Food Ingredient to Be Especially
Dr. Becker - According to PetfoodIndustry.com, “Pet foods with
plant-derived proteins may also contain more harmful toxins than
pet foods with traditional fish and meat proteins.” The plant
with the highest incidence of aflatoxin contamination is corn,
followed by peanuts and cottonseed. Other frequently
contaminated crops include certain cereals, oilseeds, spices and
- October 18, 2013 - Today In History:
1767 - The Mason-Dixon line was agreed upon. It was the boundary between
Maryland and Pennsylvania.
1842 - Samuel Finley Breese Morse laid his first telegraph cable.
1860 - British troops burned the Yuanmingyuan at the end of the Second
1867 - The U.S. took formal possession of Alaska from Russia. The land
was purchased of a total of $7 million dollars (2 cents per acre).
1892 - The first long-distance telephone line between Chicago, IL, and
New York City, NY, was opened.
1898 - The American flag was raised in Puerto Rico only one year after
the Caribbean nation won its independence from Spain.
1929 - The Judicial Committee of England’s Privy Council ruled that
women were to be considered as persons in Canada.
1944 - Czechoslovakia was invaded by the Soviets during World War II.
1950 - Connie Mack announced that he was going to retire after 50
seasons as the manager of the Philadelphia Athletics.
1969 - The U.S. government banned artificial sweeteners due to evidence
that they caused cancer.
1970 - Quebec's minister of labor was found strangled to death after
eight days of being held captive by the Quebec Liberation Front (FLQ).
1983 - General Motors agreed to hire more women and minorities for five
years as part of a settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity
1985 - South African authorities hanged black activist Benjamin Moloise.
Moloise had been convicted of murdering a police officer.
1989 - Egon Krenz became the leader of East Germany after Erich Honecker
was ousted. Honeker had been in power for 18 years.
1989 - The space shuttle Atlantis was launched on a mission that
included the deployment of the Galileo space probe.
1990 - Iraq made an offer to the world that it would sell oil for $21 a
barrel. The price level was the same as it had been before the invasion
1997 - A monument honoring U.S. servicewomen, past and present, was
dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery.
2006 - Microsoft released Internet Explorer 7.0.
'Top Syrian intelligence officer killed'
Press TV - Foreign-backed militants have killed a top intelligence
officer in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, Syrian state media has
VIDEO: US to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, UAE
Press TV - The US Department of Defense has announced Pentagon’s plan
for selling missiles and "bunker-buster" bombs to Saudi Arabia and the
United Arab Emirates in two separate deals worth $11.8 billion.
Russia to test new missile designed to thwart U.S. defenses
The Washington Times - Russia will test launch a controversial missile
over the next several weeks that U.S. officials say is raising new
concerns about Moscow’s growing strategic nuclear arsenal and Russia’s
potential violations of arms treaties.
‘France to keep 2,000 troops in Mali’
Press TV - French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the country
will keep some 2,000 French troops in Mali until the end of 2013.... The
French defense minister made the remarks after the United Nations
appealed for more troops and helicopters for its peacekeeping mission in
the West African country.
VIDEO: US seeks troop immunity in Afghanistan
Press TV - The United States insists that any US troops left in
Afghanistan after the 2014 withdrawal of foreign forces from the country
must enjoy legal immunity from Afghan courts.
Chinese agency downgrades US credit rating
France24 - A Chinese ratings agency downgraded its US sovereign credit
rating Thursday despite Washington's resolution of the debt ceiling
deadlock, warning that fundamentals for a potential default remained
"unchanged". Dagong lowered its ratings for US local and foreign
currency credit from A to A-, maintaining a negative outlook, the agency
said in a statement.
9 Signs That China Is Making A Move Against The U.S. Dollar
Activist Post - On the global financial stage, China is playing chess
while the U.S. is playing checkers, and the Chinese are now accelerating
their long-term plan to dethrone the U.S. dollar.
New EU rules to curb transfer of data to US after Edward Snowden
The Guardian - New European rules aimed at curbing questionable
transfers of data from EU countries to the US are being finalised in
Brussels in the first concrete reaction to the Edward Snowden
disclosures on US and British mass surveillance of digital
Snowden: There’s no chance Russia, China have NSA docs
RT - Snowden told The New York Times in an interview that he gave the
trove of classified documents to journalists upon meeting them in Hong
Kong, claiming he did not keep copies of them. He then fled to Russia
without any of the files “because it wouldn’t serve the public
interest,” he said.
High radioactivity in Fukushima Daiichi ditch
NHK World - The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power
plant says it has detected high levels of radioactivity in a ditch
leading to the sea, after Typhoon Wipha brought heavy rain.
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Ministry fails to use 77% of Fukushima decontamination budget; TEPCO
refuses to pay
NHK World - The Environment Ministry has failed to use 76.6 percent, or
247.2 billion yen, of its budget to decontaminate radioactive areas
around the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, the Board of Audit said....
The ministry faces another problem: Tokyo Electric Power Co., the
operator of the stricken Fukushima plant, refuses to cover all the costs
of the decontamination work as required under law.
Chevron suspends Romania exploration
Press TV - "Chevron can today confirm it has suspended activities in
Silistea, Pungesti commune, Vaslui County," the oil giant said in a
statement issued on Thursday.... The statement was released a day after
hundreds of protesters took to the streets and clashed with police in
the village of Pungesti, 250 kilometers (155 miles) northeast of the
Canadian First Nation anti-fracking protest erupts in violence
RT - An anti-fracking protest descended into violence when an estimated
100 police officers sought to control hundreds more Canadian protesters
who set cars on fire and threatened officers mounted on horseback.
Mexico Bans GMO Corn, Effective Immediately
Care2 - Just when you think there’s no winning against the biotech
industry, news out of Mexico City shows that all is not lost. After
years of deliberation, a Mexico judge has placed an indefinite ban on
genetically-engineered corn. Effective immediately, companies like
Monsanto and DuPont/Pioneer will no longer be allowed to plant or sell
their corn within the country’s borders.
VIDEO: New charges in Blackwater Iraq killing
Press TV - Four former contractors with a notorious US private security
firm, formerly known as Blackwater, are facing new charges over a deadly
2007 shooting which left 17 Iraqi civilians dead.
EU will 'collapse like the Soviet Union' warns French leader
(NaturalNews) Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right party, says
the European Union will "collapse like the Soviet Union" as she
"conspired to form what would be the most radical faction yet seen in
the European Parliament," Britain's Telegraph reported.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
GOP’s McConnell promises no more shutdowns over ObamaCare
The Hill - McConnell said that even though he and many other
Republicans “hate, detest and despise ObamaCare,” they are not
going to be able to repeal it unilaterally while Democrats
control the White House and the Senate.
Dems offer new ObamaCare ‘fix’
The Hill - Five Senate Democrats are sponsoring a bill that
tries to fix what they call an oversight in how Native Americans
and Alaskan Natives are treated under ObamaCare. The Affordable
Care Act (ACA) contains a number of special provisions for
Native Americans, including an exemption from the requirement
that all Americans obtain health insurance, known as the
10 Lessons from the Government Shutdown
Activist Post - As seems to be the new theme among the ruling
elite, "Do not let a fake crisis go to waste." Below are the
lessons that we should have learned from this charade. Don't let
it go to waste.
Senate Decisively Rejects U.N. Arms Trade Treaty
heritage.org - The U.S. Senate responded decisively today to
Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent signature on the U.N.
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).... While the Senate has the lead
responsibility for treaties, the House must pass any
implementing legislation that is necessary to bring a treaty
Documents reveal NSA’s extensive involvement in targeted killing
Washington Post - It was an innocuous e-mail, one of millions
sent every day by spouses with updates on the situation at home.
But this one was of particular interest to the National Security
Agency and contained clues that put the sender’s husband in the
crosshairs of a CIA drone.
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Users lose in Skype/PRISM spying
Voice of Russia - Microsoft and its instant messaging and voice
over IP provider Skype are under investigation by the
Luxembourg’s data protection commissioner for providing access
to user data and communications to the United States National
Intelligence Agency (NSA).
Obama: Ignore Bloggers, Activists and Radio Talk Show Hosts
Demanding Fiscal Sanity
Kurt Nimmo - Says opposition profits from attempt to save
America from economic ruin. Following the deal to end the
government non-shutdown, Obama took to the podium and
teleprompter to excoriate Americans opposed to the staggering
bankster and Federal Reserve debt destroying the country. Obama
makes his comments at 5 minutes, 40 seconds into the above
Obama to pick former Pentagon lawyer to replace Napolitano
The Hill - The White House has selected the Pentagon's former
top attorney to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a
White House official confirmed to The Hill. President Obama
intends to nominate former Pentagon general counsel Jeh Johnson
to replace Janet Napolitano as Homeland Security secretary, the
official said. Johnson’s nomination will be announced at a White
House ceremony on Friday.
Internal TSA Documents: Body Scanners, Pat Downs Not For
Adan Salazar - The evidence was found in sealed court documents,
available through the PACER.gov website, regarding engineer and
blogger Jon Corbett’s ongoing litigation over the
constitutionality of the agency’s loathsome security practices.
Americans Have Lost VIRTUALLY ALL of Our Constitutional Rights
Washington's Blog - This post explains the liberties guaranteed
in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United
States Constitution – and provides a scorecard on the extent of
the loss of each right.
Four-Year-Old Preschooler SUSPENDED Over Toy Gun
Steve Watson - It’s that time of week again, where we bring you
our regular feature, which stupid school suspended a kid over a
toy gun this week? And the award goes to Swazye Elementary
School in in Monroe, Louisiana, where “leaders” (since when did
teachers get re-branded to leaders?) freaked out over a
preschooler bringing an airsoft gun to school in his bag.
63 Cops Suspended after 137-Bullet Car Chase Ends with Two
Unarmed People Dead
Activist Post - Following an unarmed couple fleeing a routine
traffic stop in Cleveland back in December 2012, a total of 104
police officers — that’s right, one hundred and four — joined in
a 25-minute pursuit where 13 officers fired a total of 137
bullets at the couple and their car. The driver, Timothy
Russell, was shot 23 times and the passenger, Malissa Williams,
was shot 24 times.
VIDEO: Dam project in McConnell's home state gets billions
CNBC News - A number of earmarks were folded into the debt deal
to deliver unrelated funds to different parts of the country,
including the Senate minority leader's state.
Obama administration caught in blatant software piracy; script
powering Healthcare.gov ripped off from UK company
(NaturalNews) The Obama administration has been caught
red-handed engaged in software piracy. Computer code used on
Healthcare.gov was stolen (and then modified in an effort to
conceal the theft) from a UK company called Spry Media.
Obamacare now has door-to-door salesmen
khou.com - Call them the door-to-door salesmen of Obamacare. A
couple of cheerful young men wearing identical T-shirts and
carrying a clipboard full of pamphlets walks through a
neighborhood near Hobby Airport in southeast Houston.
Insane school unleashes fake masked gunman for civics experiment
Daily Caller - The Eastern Wayne Middle School employee donned a
ski mask and toy gun, and pretended to be a robber. The school
described the incident as “an enrichment lesson on exhibiting
good citizenship and observing your surroundings.”
Grocery Manufacturers Association caught running money
laundering slush fund for GMO food companies to conceal their
identities in opposing I-522
(NaturalNews) The Grocery Manufacturers Association has been
caught running a $7.2 million "slush fund" to allow companies to
dump huge dollars into fighting GMO labeling in Washington while
deceptively concealing their identities.This activity is being
conducted in blatant violation of the state's Public Disclosure
WI Poised to Pass $100-Million Property Tax Cut
atr.org - Today the Wisconsin State Assembly is expected to pass
a $100-million property tax cut, which will reduce the average
homeowner’s property taxes by $13 this year and $20 next year.
The bill has encountered wide support from both Republicans and
Democrats; passing the Wisconsin State Senate with a bipartisan
vote of 28-5. The proposal also includes an estimated increase
of $100 million in funds to school districts across the state
over the next two years.
33 Stats That Prove That SOMETHING Desperately Needs To Be Done
About The National Debt
Michael Snyder - The U.S. national debt is 36 times larger than
it was just 40 years ago. That is not a misprint. That is
actually the truth. We are literally destroying the future of
America, but most Americans don’t really seem to care.
Study: Food Stamps Most Rapidly Growing Welfare Program
Washington Free Beacon - Food stamps are the most inefficient,
vastly expanding social welfare program in the country,
according to a new study. Forty-seven million people participate
in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP),
commonly known as food stamps, and costs have increased over 358
percent since 2000.
VIDEO: Ex-Navy SEAL says Government is creating conditions to
impose Martial Law (Oct 15, 2013)
Liberty Crier - An Ex-Navy SEAL tells us that the government is
hoping to incite violence in order to go after the 2nd amendment
and to bear down with force against the American people.
Could a Vaccine for PTSD Protect Soldiers?
Discovery News - Medical researchers say they have discovered a
possible “vaccine” for post-traumatic stress disorder that could
protect soldiers in battle by regulating one of the body’s own
The Great ShakeOut: Millions Expected to Participate in
The Weather Channel - More than 24 million people, including 9
1/2 million in California, have signed up to duck under their
desks at 10:17 a.m. local time Thursday, cover their heads and
hold on to something sturdy. The exercise allows first
responders to dust off their emergency response plans and
transportation departments to practice slowing down trains in
the event of real shaking.
Study: Flaxseeds can Reduce Primary Breast Cancer Risk by 18%
Natural Society - Among women diagnosed with breast cancer,
flaxseed was shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer by 18%.
Why Low-Fat Diets Make You Fat
Prevent Disease - This low-fat mantra has been questioned for
years by clinicians and nutritional scientists - not least
because it has failed to halt the obesity epidemic. The fact is,
contrary to official advice by our diet dictocrats, high-fat
diets lower blood sugar, improve blood lipids, and reduce
8 Ways Corporations are Poisoning Our Food, Water, the Earth
Natural Society - Here are 8 ways corporations and even the
government are poisoning our food supply, humans, and mother
15 Steps To Help You Be Grateful For Everything You Have In Your
Prevent Disease - Most of us are not born eternal optimists, but
being positive and grateful is something that can be imbibed
even if a tad forcibly; such as by trying to tweak our sense of
humour, the way we react to a given situation, by being more
pleasant and believing others too have a mind, by smiling each
time somebody says 'thank you', and by understanding that every
person in on their own journey and accepting that it's not your
position to judge them.
Chemotherapy actually increases cancer growth, cancer cells
becoming resistant to treatment: Study
(NaturalNews) According to a new study recently published in the
peer-reviewed journal Nature, chemotherapy not only promotes the
growth and spread of cancer cells by damaging the healthy tissue
that surrounds tumors, but it also causes cancer cells to
develop full-on resistance to the popular treatment, morphing
them into "super" cancer cells.
Five ways to reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer
(NaturalNews) September is the month that has been dedicated to
making the world more aware of prostate cancer. This type of
cancer is considered the sixth leading cause of death among
males who have cancer. It is said that it is linked to family
Total corruption: Drug companies bought their way onto FDA
(NaturalNews) According to The Washington Post (WP), a recent
public records request has revealed that drug companies
purchased special access onto these panels, where they were
given the keys to the kingdom in swaying decision-makers about
official drug policy.
Raw foods may help with urinary tract infections, acne,
depression, IBS and more
(NaturalNews) It's estimated that, in the United States, UTIs
account for almost seven million medical office visits and one
million emergency room visits per year. Consuming raw foods may
help restore balance to the body and may help reduce or cure
illnesses and infections, including UTIs.
Watermelon: A New Natural Remedy for Relieving Sore Muscles?
Dr. Mercola - Men who drank natural unpasteurized watermelon
juice prior their workouts had reduced muscle soreness 24 hours
later compared to those who drank a placebo. Watermelon contains
l-citrulline, an amino acid that seems to protect against muscle
Amazing health benefits of pine nuts
(NaturalNews) Despite the name, pine nuts are actually not nuts
at all but the seeds of the pine cone. They have been a popular
source of nutrition since paleolithic times and are used to add
the delicious flavor and texture to pesto sauce. The following
are six amazing health benefits associated with pine nuts.
Last day to watch full 'Sacred Science' feature film for free;
spontaneous healing from the rainforest
(NaturalNews) For the next 24 hours or so (through Friday
night), you can watch the full feature film "Sacred Science"
by clicking here. (Ends at midnight, Oct. 18, 2013.)
This is a "must-see" film about how eight patients suffering
from chronic degenerative disease were taken into the Amazon
rainforest to experience seemingly spontaneous healing from
15 Things We Need To Stop Doing
Natural Blaze - I was recently inspired to put together a list
of tendencies that I have found in both the observation of
myself and those around me. These tendencies, in my opinion, can
make life a lot more complicated and difficult to go through
than it needs to be.
- October 17, 2013 - Today In History:
1777 - American troops defeated British forces in Saratoga, NY. It was
the turning point in the American Revolutionary War.
1888 - The first issue of "National Geographic Magazine" was released at
1931 - Al Capone was convicted on income tax evasion and was sentenced
to 11 years in prison. He was released in 1939.
1933 - "News-Week" appeared for the first time at newsstands. The name
was later changed to "Newsweek."
1973 - The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) began an
oil-embargo against several countries including the U.S. and Great
Britain. The incident stemmed from Western support of Israel when Egypt
and Syria attacked the nation on October 6, 1973. The embargo lasted
until March of 1974.
1978 - U.S. President Carter signed a bill that restored full U.S.
citizenship rights to Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
1979 - Mother Teresa of India was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1987 - U.S. First Lady Nancy Reagan underwent a modified radical
mastectomy at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.
1989 - An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale hit the San
Francisco Bay area in California. The quake caused about 67 deaths,
3,000 injuries, and damages up to $7 billion.
1994 - Israel and Jordan initialed a draft peace treaty.
1994 - The Angolan government and rebels agreed to a peace treaty that
ended their 19 years of civil war.
2001 - Israel's tourism minister was killed. A radical Palestinian
faction claimed that it had carried out the assassination to avenge the
killing of its leader by Israel 2 months earlier.
2001 - Pakistan placed its armed forces on high alert because of troop
movements by India in the disputed territory of Kashmir. India said that
the movements were part of a normal troop rotation.
2003 - In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug,
known as memantine, to help people with Alzheimer's symptoms.
2003 - In Taipei, Taiwan, construction crews finished
1,676-foot-tall-building called Taipei 101. The building was planned to
open for business in 2004.
VIDEO: Egypt-US relations in turmoil: Egypt FM
Press TV - Egypt foreign minister says relations between Cairo and
Washington are in "turmoil" following the US decision to suspend
delivery of military aid to the North African country.
Turkey returns fire at Syria militants' targets
Press TV - Turkish military forces have fired artillery at targets held
by al-Qaeda-linked Takfiris in Syria in retaliation for an attack by the
Brazil’s biggest drug cartel promises a ‘World Cup of terror’
Daily Mail - Brazil's biggest drug cartel has promised a 'World Cup of
terror' next year - in a reminder of the high level of violence that
still marks the country. The threat was issued by the First Capital
Command in Sao Paulo, who last year was behind the murder of more than a
hundred of the city's police officers.
‘Greece lenders to talk 2014 funding gap’
Press TV - Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras says the country’s
foreign lenders are expected to agree in December on how to meet its
2014 funding shortfall.
Brazil Signals It May Release Terminator Seed Technology
Green Med Info - The Brazilian Constitutional Commission is poised to
vote on whether to an upend an 8-year old ban on the use of terminator
technology (a.k.a. suicide seeds); a move which would clearly violate
the international moratorium against this quintessential anti-farmer
Philippines quake death toll hits 140
Press TV - The death toll for a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in the
Philippines has reached 140 as rescue teams continue to search for
The International Monetary Fund Lays The Groundwork For Global Wealth
Global Research - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) quietly dropped
a bomb in its October Fiscal Monitor Report. Titled “Taxing Times,” the
report paints a dire picture for advanced economies with high debts that
fail to aggressively “mobilize domestic revenue.”
Game changer: Swiss banks ditch secrecy
RT - Switzerland, the world’s largest offshore wealth center, worth an
estimated $2.2 trillion in assets, has signed an agreement to share
financial information with nearly 60 other countries, which could
completely change the country’s financial landscape.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Veteran House Stenographer Dragged Off House Floor
breitbart.com - U.S. House stenographer Dianne Reidy was forced
off the floor on Wednesday night following the Senate's passage
of a debt limit resolution package, which would end the
government shut down. Reidy, who has worked as a recorder for
the House for over 20 years made her way to the Speaker's chair
and began ranting, saying that America was not one nation under
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Senate Approves Deal To End Shutdown; House Next
CNN - The U.S. Senate votes 81 to 18 to end the government
shutdown and avoid defaulting on the national debt. The House
will vote next. Speaker John Boehner urges fellow Republicans to
support the deal.
BREAKING: House Will Surrender To Reopen Govt. – Ted Cruz Won’t
Ben Swann - “There is nothing to be gained from delaying this
vote one day or two days. I have never had any intention of
delaying the timing of this vote,” Cruz said. Of ObamaCare, Cruz
said, “Washington establishment refuses to listen to the
American people. The deal that has been cut provides no relief
to the millions of Americans.”
Report: Illegal immigrant hired as Obamacare ‘navigator’
Daily Caller - An illegal immigrant in New York is serving as an
Obamacare navigator, according to the Center for Immigration
Studies, a non-profit limited immigration group.
Obama still plans to push immigration bill
USA Today - President Obama says he hasn't given up on an
immigration bill, and will push it after the government shutdown
and debt ceiling disputes are resolved. "Once that's done — you
know, the day after — I'm going to be pushing (Congress) to say,
call a vote on immigration reform," Obama told the Los Angeles
affiliate of Univision, the Spanish language television network.
Sacrebleu! ATF threatens French-style firing squad for agents
who leak secrets
Washington Times - After months of anguished debate over mass
shootings, gun control and Second Amendment rights, the Justice
Department finds itself on the defensive after a training manual
surfaced that suggests federal agents could face a firing squad
for leaking government secrets.
Exclusive: Government Program to Control Religious Thought?
Ben Swann - Is the U.S. Government working on a program
to…well…program the way you view religion? A whistleblower who
has worked on that program says yes and he wants you to know
exactly what has been going on.
Liberal Blogger In Shock Over Obamacare Premium Increase
Kurt Nimmo - [Explicit language] “My wife and I just got our
updates from Kaiser telling us what our 2014 rates will be. Her
monthly has been $168 this year, mine $150. We have a high
deductible. We are generally healthy people who don’t go to the
doctor often. I barely ever go. The insurance is in case of a
major catastrophe,” Caps writes. “Well, now, because of
Obamacare, my wife’s rate is gong to $302 per month and mine is
jumping to $284…
Organic Farm Family Of 12 Chooses Penalty Over Obamacare
Off The Grid - Distrust of insurance companies and big
government is leading at least one organic farm family in
Nebraska to say no to Obamacare, and they say they know the
solution to the nation’s health problems. The Bernt family of
Spalding has decided to pay the penalties imposed by the
Affordable Care Act rather than participate in health insurance
Mother: Special needs son suspended for picture of bomb
wistv.com Greenville, SC - An Upstate mother is upset after she
said her special needs son was suspended for drawing a picture
of a bomb. Amy Parham said her son, Rhett, had made the
hand-drawn picture of the bomb during the weekend at home.
Parham said her son is a fan of the video game Bomber Man and
drew the cartoon-ish like explosive.
Connecticut 4th State To Require License For Ammo
Off The Grid - Connecticut became the fourth state to require a
license to purchase ammunition when a law that carries a $35 fee
went into effect this month. Connecticut joined Illinois,
Massachusetts and New Jersey as well as the District of Columbia
in implementing a law that many gun rights advocates consider a
back-door attempt to limit Second Amendment rights. The
Connecticut law calls the license a “certificate.”
Colorado renews effort to recall third State Senator
Ben Swann - The effort to recall Colorado State Senator Evie
Hudak is on again. The Westminister Democrat seemed to
successfully evade recall in August, but the recent success of
two other recall elections combined with her inflammatory
statements during the state’s gun control debate have prompted a
renewed effort. The group has already raised well over $6,000
and $7,000 in non-monetary contributions, as well as attracting
Obama signs bill to end partial shutdown, stave off debt ceiling
CNN - President Barack Obama signed a bill that ends the 16-day
partial government shutdown and raises the debt ceiling, the
White House said early Thursday morning.... The debt cushion now
extends through February 7, with current spending levels being
authorized through January 15.
GOP Representatives Who Voted To Open Government
Bizarre “Freemason” Rant on House Floor During Debt Ceiling Vote
Paul Joseph Watson - A stenographer staged a bizarre performance
on the House floor near the end of the debt ceiling vote last
night, ranting about Freemasons before she was quickly dragged
away by security guards.
'Manufactured' crisis cost US $24bn -S&P
RT -Standard & Poor's says the shutdown in total cost the US
economy $24 billion, or $1.5 billion per day, the rating agency
said Wednesday. The agency also estimated the shutdown will pare
fourth quarter GDP by 0.6 percent.
McConnell-Reid Deal Includes $3 Billion Earmark for Kentucky
wfpl.org - A proposal to end the government shutdown and avoid
default orchestrated by Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and
Democratic Leader Harry Reid includes a nearly $3 billion
earmark for a Kentucky project.
Embattled NSA director, deputy director both to retire
RT - National Security Agency Director General Keith Alexander
and his deputy will leave their jobs at the top of the US
intelligence agency within six months, according to a new
Ten Things to Expect from Obamacare in 2014
Activist Post - Like a parasite taking over its host, Obamacare
will commandeer almost 20% of our economy, crowding out private
options. With 2014 fast approaching, what should we expect in
its next phase? Here's my list Top Ten list for 2014...
High court orders California to release thousands of prisoners
RT - The Supreme Court did not comment on its decision, which
supports a previous ruling by a lower court forcing California
to free about 9,600 additional inmates by the end of the year.
In 2011, federal judges ruled that the state must improve prison
health conditions. Reducing the number of inmates was included
as part of the process.
Dow gains 200 points as debt deal emerges
CNN - Stocks surged Wednesday as investors cheered news that
Senate lawmakers have reached a deal to reopen the government
and avoid a possible United States debt default.
Chase Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bans International Wire
Paul Joseph Watson - Chase Bank confirmed to Infowars that all
business account holders were being subjected to these new
regulations. Given that even a relatively small grocery store or
restaurant is likely to turnover more than $50k a month in cash
payments, this appears to be part of a wider move to shut down
businesses who mainly deal in cash.
States Begin to Cut Welfare Dole as Phony Government Shutdown
Kurt Nimmo - North Carolina is the first state in the Union to
rollback welfare payments as the supposed government shutdown
continues. Despite record unemployment and the pernicious
economic impact of what Obama’s candidate for Federal Reserve
boss describes as the “Great Recession,” the state has decided
to put an end to new welfare applications.
Low fast-food wages supplemented by billions in govt welfare
RT - Over half of US workers employed by fast food restaurants
rely on public assistance because their meager paychecks do not
cover basic needs. The aid costs American taxpayers billions of
dollars each year, according to a new report.
Crisis: USDA Orders States to Withhold Electronic Food Stamps
Paul Joseph Watson - The USDA is directing states to withhold
Electronic Transfer Benefits for the month of November until
further notice, setting up a potential food stamp crisis that
could very easily lead to riots and widespread looting if the
government shutdown drags on.
LOCK DOWN: Your Cash Is No Longer Your Own: “Everything Is Fine”
Mac Slavo - If there were ever a red flag warning about the
economic and financial destruction to come, JP Morgan Chase Bank
began flying it this morning.... According to Chase, “everything
is fine,” and customers need not worry.
The Coming Food Stamp Riots
Economic Collapse - As you will see below, if Congress had not
pushed through a "deal", the USDA would have started cutting off
food stamp benefits on November 1st. Considering the fact that
47 million Americans are on food stamps and more than 100
million Americans are enrolled in at least one welfare program
run by the federal government, that could have sparked massive
Families around the world are pulling cash out of banks and
hiding it in their homes
(NaturalNews) An AP analysis of homes in the 10 largest
economies found that families are still spending very
cautiously. In addition, they have pulled hundreds of billions
of dollars out of stocks and have trimmed borrowing for the
first time in decades while stuffing money into savings and
bonds, despite the fact that they offer miniscule interest rates
that often don't match inflation.
Medal of Honor recipient gets apology, promise of change
McClatchy - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel apologized Wednesday
to former Army Capt. William Swenson for the mishandling of his
Medal of Honor nomination after he criticized his superior
officers' decisions during a deadly six-hour battle in
YouTube: Rachael Maddow Exposed - MSNBC Caught Framing Vets with
Why do some people continue to watch this "non-journalism"?
Healing properties of activated charcoal
STEPin2 -Activated charcoal is a natural substance that is
carbon based. It has been used for its health benefits of
healing properties for over three millenniums. Activated carbon
is a type of charcoal that has the ability to bind harmful
substances from water and remove them.
Supplementing With Probiotics Reduces Risk of Common Cold By Up
to 72 Percent
Prevent Disease - Daily supplements of the probiotic
Bifidobacterium lactis subsp lactis may reduce the risk of the
common cold (upper respiratory tract infections or URTIs),
reducing fevers by 72 percent and coughs by 62 percent.
4+ Reasons Onions may be the Next Big Health-Boosting Superfood
Natural Society - Onions harness some key beneficial compounds.
Here are 4 reasons onions can be called a superfood.
Oregon Grape Root: A Natural Solution for Resistant Infections
Natural Society - Need a solution to antibiotic-resistant
infections? Oregon grape root is one solution that could help
treat antibiotic-resistant infections like MRSA.
Anthocyanin-rich foods you should be eating
(NaturalNews) Anthocyanin is a plant compound that acts as an
effective antioxidant within the human body. It is also a color
pigment that gives many fruits and berries a blue, red or dark
purple hue and is found in a wide assortment of healthy foods.
Several foods that contain anthocyanins are listed below.
Gates Foundation introduces trendy new bracelets as ridiculous
marketing ploy to push more vaccines
(NaturalNews) In an effort to make getting vaccinated seem more
hip to people living in developing countries, the Bill & Melinda
Gates Foundation has reportedly funneled $100,000 into a new
campaign that uses small rubber bracelets as a ploy to increase
How Agricultural Chemicals and Hospital Stays Contribute to
Dr. Mercola - Research suggests zinc deficiency can contribute
to Alzheimer’s by promoting accumulation of clumps of defective
proteins in your brain, which is one of the hallmarks of the
disease. The rise in Alzheimer’s prevalence may be related to
genetically engineered foods, as herbicides like Roundup are
mineral chelators, which means they bind specific nutrients,
Woman overcomes arthritis with raw foods, is no longer trapped
in a system of medications
(NaturalNews) Kes Cardoso used to have debilitating arthritis
that rendered her unable to go outside, especially if it was
raining. These days, she starts her mornings with a run. Cardoso
says, "I can't wait to leave the house and jog." She hardly
believes she can finally utter such words.
Five warning signs of dementia
(NaturalNews) (NaturalNews) Changes in an individual's walking,
chewing, sleeping and how they feel can be early indications of
dementia. Dementia is the ongoing loss of cognitive skills due
to brain cells being destroyed.
13 of The Most Effective Mood Stabilizers in Natural Medicine
Natural Blaze - Pharmaceuticals prescribed for mood are among
the most dangerous due to their side effects and high toxicity
to brain chemicals and hormones. Medicinal plants and natural
nutrients are extremely effective in promoting neurotransmitter
balance while promote relaxation. Here are 13 of the most
effective mood stabilizers in natural medicine.
10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier
Dr. Mercola - Defining happiness is difficult, as happiness is
actually a state of mind. What brings on happiness is therefore
unique to the individual person; what makes you happy may be
quite different from what makes your neighbor or your officemate
Feds Studying How to Use Twitter For ‘Depression Surveillance’
Washington Free Beacon - The University of California, San Diego
(UCSD) began a study financed by the National Institutes of
Health last month that will provide “population level depression
monitoring” through the social media site. The project,
“Utilizing Social Media as a Resource for Mental Health
Surveillance,” is costing taxpayers $82,800.
Scientists discover new super toxin so dangerous, they’re
keeping it secret
extremetech.com - There was a huge controversy last year
surrounding publication of a paper in Science about the bird flu
virus. The paper basically described how bird flu can be made
more virulent. The same drama is now being played out once
again, only this time it involves a particularly nasty variety
of the botulinum bacteria, which happens to be the same class of
bacteria used in Botox injections.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
7 Steps To Growing Healthy, Tasty Garlic
Off The Grid - Garlic is one of the easiest things you can grow
in your garden, regardless of your gardening background or years
of growing experience.... Garlic is also good for you.
Researchers have concluded that a diet rich in garlic can help
you reduce your chance of heart disease, may lower your
cholesterol, and can help you maintain a healthy blood pressure.
Beginner's Guide to Overwintering
Organic Gardening - Overwintering involves protecting the plant
from the cold, either in the garden or in a sheltered place.
There are many overwintering techniques, ranging from covering
dormant plants with a thick layer of mulch to moving plants to a
coldframe, sunny windowsill, or cool basement. What works for
one type of plant might be fatal to another.
40 homemade weapons you already own
Patriot Headquarters - If someone breaks into your home while
you are there, your window of opportunity for reacting
effectively to protect yourself and your family will probably be
very small. You have to make every second count in this
situation, and you will only be able to accomplish this if you
are fully prepared.
Insider: Supermarkets Have Less Than One Day Supply Of Food On
govtslaves.info - As companies continue to reduce shrink (a term
used for waste in the industry) and look for ways to become more
profitable, stores have been forced to reduce inventory to
levels that haven’t been seen in years, leaving consumers only a
few days away from an empty refrigerator.
- October 16, 2013 - Today In History:
1701 - The Collegiate School was founded in Killingworth, CT. The school
moved to New Haven in 1745 and changed its name to Yale College.
1829 - In Boston, MA, the first modern hotel in America opened. The
Tremont Hotel had 170 rooms that rented for $2 a day and included four
1859 - Abolitionist John Brown led a raid on Harper's Ferry, VA (now
located in West Virginia).
1869 - A hotel in Boston became the first in the U.S. to install indoor
1916 - Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in New York
1941 - The Nazis advanced to within 60 miles of Moscow. Romanians
entered Odessa, USSR, and began exterminating 150,000 Jews.
1943 - Chicago's new subway system was officially opened with a ribbon
1955 - Mrs. Jules Lederer replaced Ruth Crowley in newspapers using the
name Ann Landers.
1962 - U.S. President Kennedy was informed that there were missile bases
in Cuba, beginning the Cuban missile crisis.
1964 - China detonated its first atomic bomb becoming the world's fifth
1967 - NATO headquarters opened in Brussels.
1973 - Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho were named winners of the Nobel
Peace Prize. The Vietnamese official declined the award.
1982 - China announced that it had successfully fired a ballistic
missile from a submarine.
1987 - Rescuers freed Jessica McClure from the abandoned well that she
had fallen into in Midland, TX. The was trapped for 58 hours.
1989 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush signed the Gramm-Rudman budget
reduction law that ordered federal programs be cut by $16.1 billion.
1993 - The U.N. Security Council approved to deploy U.S. warships to
enforce a blockade on Haiti to increase pressure on controlling military
1994 - German Chancellor Helmut Kohl was re-elected to a fourth term.
1995 - The "Million Man March" took place in Washington, DC.
1997 - Charles M. Schulz and wife Jeannie announced that they would give
$1 million toward the construction of a D-Day memorial to be placed in
2000 - It was announced that Chevron Corp. would be buying Texaco Inc.
for $35 billion. The combined company was called Chevron Texaco Corp.
and became the 4th largest oil company in the world.
2002 - It was reported that North Korea had told the U.S. that it had a
secret nuclear weapons program in violation of an 1994 agreement with
2002 - The Arthur Andersen accounting firm was sentenced to five years
probation and fined $500,000 for obstructing a federal investigation of
the energy company Enron.
2008 - The iTunes Music Store reached 200 billion television episodes
Libi pleads not guilty to terror charges
Press TV - Abu Anas al-Libi, 49, arraigned in the federal court in the
Southern District of New York on Tuesday - his first court appearance
since his October 5 abduction in Tripoli. Judge Lewis Kaplan read out a
list of charges that accused Libi of conspiring to murder, kidnap, maim,
kill, destroy properties and attack US defense buildings.
VIDEO: 'Nearly 1000 died in custody in Nigeria’
Press TV - In a statement published on Tuesday, Amnesty said it had
“credible information” that more than 950 suspected members of the Boko
Haram militant group died in custody of the Nigerian military's Joint
Task Force (JTF) in the first six months of 2013.
US-led airstrike kills 7 in Afghanistan
Press TV - Local Afghan security officials say the airstrike took place
in the Paktika Province. Security sources also say those killed were
Taliban militants, though the Taliban have yet to comment on the report.
Chevron fights dirty $18 bln Ecuador pollution case
RT - On Tuesday, Chevron begins a racketeering trial, accusing New York
attorney Steven Donzinger of using fraudulent means to win an $18
billion pollution verdict against the oil company in Ecuador. But its
opponents say the firm is faking its case.
Putin Builds North Korea Rail to Circumvent Suez Canal
Bloomberg - Vladimir Putin is inching closer to his goal of turning
Russia into a major transit route for trade between eastern Asia and
Europe by prying open North Korea, a nuclear-capable dictatorship
isolated for half a century.
GCHQ accused of monitoring privileged emails between lawyers and clients
The Guardian - GCHQ is probably intercepting legally privileged
communications between lawyers and their clients, according to a
detailed claim filed on behalf of eight Libyans involved in politically
sensitive compensation battles with the UK.
Greenwald quits Guardian for independent news project
RT - Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, who was one of the first
journalists to break the NSA surveillance story, is leaving the British
newspaper for a “once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity.
17 dead as Typhoon Wipha pounds Japan
RT - Typhoon Wipha shot through Tokyo and up Japan’s Pacific coastline
early Wednesday, killing at least 17 people. Thousands were advised to
evacuate, although no major damage was reported.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
US government shutdown: LIVE UPDATES
RT - The first US government shutdown in 17 years closed major
landmarks, halted some services, throwing as many as 800,000
federal employees out of work. A potential default looms, yet
both Democrats and Republicans continue to talk past each other.
Boeing caught selling used parts as new to Pentagon
RT - The Pentagon’s inspector general has found that Boeing
repeatedly charged the United States military for “new”
helicopter parts even as it installed used parts instead. Since
2008, Chicago-based Boeing, the military’s second-largest
contractor, has overcharged the United States on four separate
occasions, to the tune of $16.6 billion.
Analysis: Only 36K Signed Up for Health Care Through Federal
Exchange in First Week of Operation
National Review - According to Millward Brown Digital, there
were 9.47 million unique visitors to healthcare.gov from the
site’s launch on October 1 through October 5. Of those visitors,
1.3 million left the website for their state-run exchange and
3.72 million attempted to create an account on the site. Only
1.01 million successfully did so.
Obamacare Site Source Code Includes ‘No Reasonable Expectation
of Privacy’ Warning
National Review - The Obamacare online exchanges have been met
with several concerns since they launched at the beginning of
the month, but a recent discovery may raise further fears about
privacy under the health-care law.
Bungling bureaucrats dole out billions in tax credits to illegal
Washington Times - The report, written by CIS fellow David
North, says the Internal Revenue Service doled out $4.2 billion
in what is known as the “additional child tax credit” in 2010 to
those using an individual taxpayer identification number, or
ITIN, which is usually a signal of an illegal immigrant.
Supreme Court to hear challenges to property seizures before
McClatchy - Federal prosecutors can legally grab, with a judge's
nod, the assets of criminal defendants before trial. On
Wednesday, a Miami criminal defense attorney will argue before
the U.S. Supreme Court that the tactic - long a powerful tool
for prosecutors - violates the constitutional rights of
Workers demolishing Sandy Hook Elementary School required to
sign confidentiality agreements
Fox News - Contractors demolishing Sandy Hook Elementary School
are being required to sign confidentiality agreements forbidding
public discussion of the site, photographs or disclosure of any
information about the building where 26 people were fatally shot
VIDEO: Police: Employee Set Dry Ice Blasts at LA Airport
Breitbart - Police believe two dry ice explosions at Los Angeles
International Airport were triggered by a disgruntled employee
and were not an act of terror.
Oakland dedicating anti-terrorism funding to surveillance
RT - Lawmakers in Oakland intend to spend millions of dollars
awarded to the California city in a federal grant to a police
dragnet that promises to examine surveillance footage, riling
critics who assert the intention of the grant was to stop
Multinational Food Corporation Wants to Spy On You
Kurt Nimmo - Mondelēz International, a multinational corporation
that fought GMO labeling in California, is behind the creepy
effort. Mondelēz “wants to build a data-base of basic
information about grocery store customers like age and sex, so
it can better market its products,” reports a Fox News affiliate
in Washington, DC.
In Big Win for Defense Industry, Obama Rolls Back Limits on Arms
ProPublica - The United States is loosening controls over
military exports, in a shift that former U.S. officials and
human rights advocates say could increase the flow of
American-made military parts to the world’s conflicts and make
it harder to enforce arms sanctions.
With world watching, Congress against wall for last-minute
NBC News - The nation is just hours away from a crucial deadline
to avert default on its debts and Washington remains muddled in
a risky legislative process that has the American people and the
rest of the world holding its collective breath.
Mainstream media turns on Obamacare, liberals suddenly screaming
mad about rate shock, Healthcare.gov disaster
(NaturalNews) The mainstream media loves Obamacare. They love it
so much that when the disastrous launch of the healthcare.gov
system was evident to anyone with an IQ above room temperature,
the media tried to cover it up for over a week, repeating the
ridiculous White House spin that claimed the site was only
crashing "because it was so popular." (Yes, people who call
themselves "journalists" actually bought into this hoax.)
Stop at Olympic National Park, get $125 ticket
seattlepi.com - People who pulled into a ranger station at
Olympic National Park over the weekend were given $125 tickets
for "violation of closure" — entering the park during the
Police Prevent Homeless Man from Free Coding Lessons, Confiscate
Activist Post - People have been following the story of an
unlikely partnership with great interest. Programmer Patrick
McConlogue had a wish to teach coding to homeless man Leo,
(a.k.a. "The Journeyman Hacker"), to better his life. Leo of New
York city accepted the offer....
Update: Homeless Journeyman Hacker Released...
Zero Tolerance Idiocy: Sober Varsity Superstar Punished for
Giving Drunk Friend a Safe Ride Home
Activist Post - In another act of public school zero tolerance
idiocy, North Andover High School in Massachusetts, has punished
a student, all because she gave a ride to a friend who was too
drunk to drive. By doing so, Erin (who police confirmed was
completely sober) violated the school’s “no drugs and alcohol”
Despite Convictions and Guilty Pleas, Law Officers Keep
Certifications for Years
oklahomawatch.org - Click on link under image to see map
locating officers who were disciplined by the state or
surrendered their certifications... Using court and council
records and news reports, Oklahoma Watch identified a dozen
cases from 2003 to 2011 where law officers were convicted of, or
pleaded guilty to, felonies but still are certified as peace
VIDEO: Fitch puts US AAA rating on rating watch negative
CNBC News - Fitch Ratings put the US government's "AAA" credit
rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday, saying that the
standstill on the U.S. debt ceiling negotiations risks
undermining the effectiveness of the country's government and
political institutions. U.S. stock index futures fell.
The Speculative Endgame: The Government "Shutdown" and "Debt
Default", A Multibillion Bonanza for Wall Street
The “shutdown” of the US government and the financial climax
associated with a deadline date, leading to a possible “debt
default” of the federal government is a money making undertaking
for Wall Street. A wave of speculative activity is sweeping
Jim Rogers Blasts "This Is Going To End Badly... And The Rest Of
The World Knows It"
Zero Hedge - The only thing exceptional about the USA is "its
the largest debtor nation in the history of the world" is how
Jim Rogers begins this brief interview with RT and he doesnt
back away from the rhetoric.
Federal Reserve Sued for Firing Examiner Trying to Expose
AllGov - Filed by Carmen Segarra, a former senior examiner for
the New York Fed, the lawsuit alleges that she was fired after
Fed supervisors pressured her to falsify her findings that Wall
Street behemoth Goldman Sachs (2012 revenues: $34.163 billion)
had established inadequate conflict of interest policies that
were “full of holes” and failed to meet Fed requirements.
Utah families on food stamps could be cut off soon
Fox News - States across the country are being told to stop the
supplemental nutrition assistance program for the month of
November, pending further notice. That’s according to a letter
from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Still struggling in America: Russia’s largest steelmaker plans
to close US plant
RT - Russia’s largest steel producer will suspend operations at
a Delaware plant after a sharp fall in metals prices and weak
market conditions. The Claymont, Delaware, mill will wind-down
operations over the next two months and nearly all of the
plant’s 375 employees will be laid off. The company is
evaluating different scenarios under which it can reopen the
500,000 ton-capacity plant.
DOD Still Barring 50 Priests from Administering Sacraments,
Locks Up Eucharist, Priest Sues
SGT Report - After the Obama administration, for the second
Sunday in a row, continued to prohibit approximately 50 Catholic
priests from saying Mass and administering other sacraments at
U.S. military facilities around the world, Father Ray Leonard,
who serves as the Catholic chaplain at Naval Submarine Base
Kings Bay in Georgia, filed suit Monday against the Department
of Defense, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the Department of the
Navy, and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to go after more strategic defaulters
LA Times - Anyone thinking of skating on mortgages owned by
either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac may want to think again. As a
result of new government reports, the two companies say they are
going to do a better job of going after so-called strategic
U.S. justices to hear challenge to Obama on climate change
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to
the Obama administration when it agreed to hear a challenge to
part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's first wave of
regulations aimed at tackling climate change, thus setting up
one of its biggest environmental cases in years.
Ex-Halliburton exec admits destroying evidence
USA Today - Anthony Badalamenti, 62, faces a maximum sentence of
1 year in prison and a $100,000 fine after his guilty plea in
U.S. District Court to one misdemeanor count of destruction of
evidence. His sentencing by U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey is
set for Jan. 21.
Kid flu vaccinations among final Bloomberg health mandates
New York World - With the clock running out on its final term,
the Bloomberg administration is pushing two assertive new
mandates through the city’s Board of Health. The city Department
of Health wants to require all children under age 5 in
city-licensed day care programs receive annual flu vaccinations.
13 of The Most Effective Mood Stabilizers in Natural Medicine
Prevent Disease - Pharmaceuticals prescribed for mood are among
the most dangerous due to their side effects and high toxicity
to brain chemicals and hormones. Medicinal plants and natural
nutrients are extremely effective in promoting neurotransmitter
balance while promote relaxation. Here are 13 of the most
effective mood stabilizers in natural medicine.
8 Pink Foods that Fight Breast Cancer
Green Med Info - There are plenty of pinkwashed products in
support of breast cancer awareness, but why not just cut out the
middle man and eat naturally pink anti-breast cancer foods?
Why Has the Philadelphia Children’s Hospital Just Announced a
Formal Policy Forbidding Nutritional Supplements?
Alliance for Natural Health - Look no further than the chair of
the hospital’s therapeutic standards committee. The chair of
this key committee is none other than Paul Offit, MD, a wealthy
vaccine inventor and anti-supplement crusader. He says that
integrative medicine is nothing more than “magic” and a “placebo
effect.” Too bad that children and their parents in Philadelphia
will now either have to dance to his tune or find another
Spice for life - Health benefits of cinnamon
(NaturalNews) Cinnamon has so many uses. For most people, it's a
condiment for milk or oatmeal or is used in potpourri. The best
thing about cinnamon is that it's easily available everywhere.
Do you know that cinnamon has numerous health benefits?
Surprising facts about carrots
(NaturalNews) Daucus carota subsp. sativus, commonly known as
the carrot, is a vegetable that is naturally healthy, sweet and
Could your gluten intolerance be the result of a mineral
(NaturalNews) If you are one of the millions of Americans who
suffers from either gluten intolerance or gluten sensitivity, it
may be that you are actually deficient in certain trace minerals
rather than allergic to wheat.
California Costco recalls 40,000 pounds of
salmonella-contaminated cooked chicken products
(NaturalNews) A San Francisco Costco store has recalled 40,000
pounds of cooked rotisserie chicken products due to confirmed
Salmonella Heidelberg contamination.
Five year update on the guy who cured his stage IV prostate
cancer with baking soda
(NaturalNews) The guy is Vernon Johnston, and his story was
first reported as a Natural News citizen journalism article in
2009. That was around one year after being informed he was
cancer-free from stage IV prostate cancer that had metastasized
into the bone matter of his pelvic area in June of 2008.
Black women targeted with eugenics drug, a deadly carcinogen
offered as a 'contraceptive'
(NaturalNews) It has been on the U.S. drug market since the
early 1990s, and population control organizations like Planned
Parenthood continue to push it heavily on black women and other
ethnic minorities as a form of contraception.
Biotech's Dark Promise: Involuntary Cannibalism for All
Green Med Info - The Biotech industry is feverishly developing 'biopharmed'
plants and animals designed to express human proteins, many of
which are intended for human consumption -- the very definition
of cannibalism.... Probably the most 'taken for granted' example
of this is the use of live, aborted fetus cell lines from
induced abortions to produce vaccines.
Internet Privacy Killing Bills
Washington's Blog 10/15/13 Infographic.
October 15, 2013 - Today In History:
1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte began his exile on the remote island of St.
Helena in the Atlantic Ocean.
1860 - Grace Bedell, 11 years old, wrote a letter to Abraham Lincoln.
The letter stated that Lincoln would look better if he would grow a
1883 - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the Civil Rights Act
of 1875. It allowed for individuals and corporations to discriminate
based on race.
1892 - The U.S. government announced that the land in the western
Montana was open to settlers. The 1.8 million acres were bought from the
Crow Indians for 50 cents per acre.
1914 - The Clayton Antitrust Act was passed by the U.S. Congress.
1939 - New York Municipal Airport was dedicated. The name was later
changed to La Guardia Airport.
1946 - Hermann Goering, a Nazi war criminal and founder of the Gestapo,
poisoned himself just hours before his scheduled execution.
1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis began. It was on this day that U.S.
intelligence personnel analyzing data discovered Soviet medium-range
missile sites in Cuba. On October 22 U.S. President John F. Kennedy
announced that he had ordered the naval "quarantine" of Cuba.
1964 - It was announced that Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev had been
removed from power. He was replaced with Alexei N. Kosygin.
1966 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a bill creating the
Department of Transportation.
1983 - U.S. Marines killed five snipers who had pinned them down in
Beirut International Airport.
1984 - The Freedom of Information Act was passed.
1989 - South African officials released eight prominent political
1993 - U.S. President Clinton sent warships to enforce trade sanctions
that had been imposed on Haitian military rulers.
1997 - British Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green broke the land-speed
record by driving a jet-powered car faster than the speed of sound.
1997 - The Cassini-Huygens mission was launched from Cape Canaveral, FL.
On January 14, 2005, a probe sent back pictures of Saturn's moon Titan
during and after landing.
1998 - The U.N. condemned the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba for the
seventh year in a row.
2001 - NASA's Galileo spacecraft passed within 112 miles of Jupiter's
Strong typhoon heads for Japan and Fukushima nuclear plant
scmp.com - A powerful typhoon was closing in on Japan on Tuesday, on a
path that will take it towards the precarious Fukushima nuclear power
Typhoon Wipha, packing winds of up to 144 kilometres per hour near its
centre, was in the Pacific south of Japan early on Tuesday and moving
north at 20 kilometres per hour. It was forecast to reach an area off
the Tokyo metropolitan area by early on Wednesday and later in the day
would be off the coast of Fukushima where the crippled nuclear power
Libya’s al-Libi taken to New York
Press TV - A Libyan man, who was kidnapped from Tripoli by US Special
Forces, has been taken to the United States to "face trial."
West Failing to Deliver on Syria Deals with Russia – FM Lavrov
RIA Novosti - Russia’s foreign minister on Monday said a key Syrian
opposition group’s refusal to take part in the Moscow-backed Geneva-2
peace conference on Syria indicates that the West has failed to deliver
on its promises.
Radiation experts confirm polonium on Arafat clothing
AFP - Swiss radiation experts have confirmed they found traces of
polonium on clothing used by Yasser Arafat which "support the
possibility" the veteran Palestinian leader was poisoned.
1,200 migrants detained in warehouse raid following violent Moscow riot
RT - Moscow authorities have closed a vegetable warehouse and detained
1,200 people after a violent Sunday protest in Moscow’s residential area
of Biryulyovo, where a young Russian was allegedly stabbed to death by a
migrant last week.
UK sees massive rise in unemployed migrants from EU
RT - There has been a 42 percent increase in the number of unemployed EU
migrants residing in the UK, now totaling 600,000, an EU study has said.
The findings come as the government moves to introduce strict measures
to crack down on immigration.
NSA collects millions of e-mail address books globally
Washington Post - The National Security Agency is harvesting hundreds of
millions of contact lists from personal e-mail and instant messaging
accounts around the world, many of them belonging to Americans,
according to senior intelligence officials and top secret documents
provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Brazil whacks NSA’s PRISM with secure email plan
The Register - A week after joining a consortium calling for the USA's
currently cold, dead, fingers to be pried off the internet's internal
machinery, Brazil has announced that it will develop a secure e-mail
system to try and protect its government-level communications against
Four killed after 7.2 quake hits southern Philippines
RT - A strong 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Philippines early
on Tuesday causing at least four deaths in a building collapse. Pacific
Tsunami Warning Center says there is no threat of a Pacific-wide
VIDEO: Amnesty calls for probe into Nigeria deaths
Press TV - The international rights group announced on Monday that it
had evidence, showing that numerous prisoners had been suffocated,
starved and subjected to extra-judicial killings in the army-led
operation in the northeast of Nigeria.
Afghan mosque blast during Eid prayer kills governor, injures at least
Press TV - An explosion in an Afghan mosque during the Eid prayer has
left the local governor dead and at least 15 other people injured.
Arsala Jamal was standing at the front of the mosque greeting
worshippers when a bomb hidden under a table – or, according to other
reports, in a microphone – went off. At least 15 people were injured,
and several are said to be in a critical condition, Jamal's spokesman
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Worse than Healthcare.gov: EBT food stamp system crash is
inevitable; here's why
Natural News - Consensus is now quite strong among the
well-informed (i.e. people who read the alternative media) that
the downfall of the EBT system will be the downfall of civility
across America. Thanks to Obama's disastrous economic policies,
nearly 50 million Americans are now on food stamps, and the
program is on track to double by the time Obama leaves office.
Obama will go down in history as the only president to have
doubled the national debt and the food stamp program at the same
The Army’s $5 Billion New Uniform Already Being Replaced - 8 yrs
after spending $5b on a heavily-criticized universal camouflage
Daily Beast - Eight years after spending $5 billion on a
heavily-criticized universal camouflage pattern, the Army is
back at the drawing board looking for a new design that’s
estimated to cost another $4 billion.
Former White House Press Secretary: People should be fired over
Daily Caller - Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs
said Monday that people ought to be fired over the problematic
roll out of the Obamacare website, which has continually
experienced glitches and malfunctions in its first two weeks of
Police in Florida suburb make millions from drug sting
operations, report finds
Fox News - Police in Florida have been luring big-money drug
buyers to a small suburban town from across the United States
and as far north as Canada, negotiating sales of cocaine in
popular restaurants and then arresting the buyers and
confiscating their cash and cars.
Girls Threatened With Hate Crime Charges For Complaining About
Transgender Bathroom Harassment
Paul Joseph Watson - Female students at Florence High School in
Colorado were threatened with hate crimes charges when they
complained about being harassed by a transgender boy in the
girls’ bathroom. Initial complaints about the transgender
student’s behavior towards the girls were made by their parents,
who were told by the school that the boy’s transgender rights
trumped the privacy rights of their daughters.
Tennessee Active Shooter Training Exercise
mjpdnews.org - The Mt. Juliet Police Department is hosting a
joint active shooter training exercise at two public schools in
Mt. Juliet on Friday, October 18, 2013. The exercise will
simulate a realistic emergency response to multiple shooters
inside schools during a school day.
VIDEO: Unions poised to win delay of Obamacare tax in budget
The Hill - The bargain under negotiation would make small
adjustments to the healthcare law, including delaying the law's
reinsurance fee for one year. The three-year tax is meant to
generate revenue that will stabilize premiums on the individual
market as sick patients enter the risk pool.
11,588,500 Words: Obamacare Regs 30x as Long as Law
CNS News - Bureaucracies in the Obama Administration have thus
far published approximately 11,588,500 words of final Obamacare
regulations, while there are only 381,517 words in the Obamacare
law itself. hat means unelected federal officials have now
written 30 words of regulations for each word in the law.
Obamacare STILL not working: CNN Reporter Cannot Sign Up A
Fortnight After Launch
Steve Watson - Told to try at “off-peak” times, but system still
fails at 3am on Sunday morning.... CNN senior medical
correspondent Elizabeth Cohen filed a report documenting the
fact that she has attempted to sign up via the new government
run health exchanges every day since the launch of
Healthcare.gov – without success.
Coming Soon: Pro-Obamacare Propaganda in TV Shows
Activist post - In an act that must surely be utter desperation,
a center that helps ensure scripts for TV doctors are at least
partially accurate has received a $500,000 check to help plaster
pro-Obamacare propaganda messages all over prime time television
Oxford, MA Passes Anti-NDAA Resolution, Prohibits “targeted
Activist Post - Just two days after Albany, NY unanimously
passed, 11-0, the strongest Anti-NDAA resolution in the United
States, the people of Oxford, MA passed the Oxford Restoring
Constitutional Governance Resolution by a near unanimous margin.
Senate Votes To Ban The Libertarian Party From Ohio Election
Ben Swann - Only candidates from parties which earned 3% or more
of the vote in a presidential election would be placed on the
ballot.... If Ohio’s proposed law passes it will be yet another
rule which helps the establishment maintain power. The Ohio bill
will have a similar effect of creating different standards for
different candidates in America’s democratic process.
IMF Boss: Fate of World At Stake Unless Americans Agree to Take
On More Debt
Kurt Nimmo - Christine Lagarde, the boss of the International
Monetary Fund, the globalist monetary cartel, is warning that
unless future generations are socked into debt the entire world
is in danger of financial collapse.
Have We Reached Peak Entitlements?
oftwominds.com - There is no way an economy that grows by 75%
every 25 years can fund entitlement programs expanding by 500%
or more over the same time period.
Marc Faber Warns "There Is No Safe Haven"
Zero Hedge - There is no safe haven, Marc Faber tells Bloomberg
TV's Tom Keene, "The best you can hope for is that you have a
diversified portfolio of different assets and that they don't
all collapse at the same time.
Here's How The October 17 "Debt Deadline" Could Be Breached Even
With A Last Minute Deal
Zero Hedge - With two days to go to until dreaded October 17
D-Day (on which incidentally, very little of note will happen,
because as Goldman explained earlier today, that is simply the
date past which the Treasury can no longer borrow, but still has
some $30 billion in cash which could last to fund the Treasury's
needs as long as the end of the month if not longer) Washington
is now openly playing with fire.
22 Reasons To Be Concerned About The U.S. Economy As We Head
Into The Holiday Season
Economic Collapse - Our economy is being fundamentally
transformed, and the pace of our decline is picking up speed.
The following are 22 reasons to be concerned about the U.S.
economy as we head into the holiday season...
30 Stupid Things The Government Is Spending Money On
American Dream - Trust me, you are going to find it hard to
believe some of the stuff in this list. It is almost
inconceivable what our politicians are doing with our tax
dollars. The following are 30 incredibly stupid things that the
federal government is spending money on….
Many veterans stop receiving disability checks due to gov’t
WFTV - More people in central Florida are worried they will
start to feel the impact of the government shutdown. Some local
military personnel have received letters that say their benefit
checks will stop. Many veterans said they depend on that money
to pay for basic things, such as rent and food.
Obama Admin Replaces Barricades At WWII Memorial
Ben Swann - The Obama administration continues to play
theatrics, which is, in fact, costing the tax-payers money. For
those who have never been to Washington, these memorials have no
staff or gates. They are open air memorials, which are
accessible 24 hours a day- 7 days a week. The only time the
memorials are not accessible is when money is spent to hire
workers and rent equipment to wall them off.
Engineered Opposition Operative Celebrates WWII Memorial Closure
Kurt Nimmo - Markos Alberto Moulitsas Zúñiga, the head honcho at
the Daily Kos and a documented CIA flunky... has posted a
celebration of the government’s closure of the World War II
Calling All Patriots! Oath Keepers Establishing Rotating Honor
Guard to Ensure WWII Veterans’ Access to Their Memorial
Oath Keepers - First Honor Guard Shift: Wed., October 16 to
Sunday, October 20. Every Day, Dawn till Dusk (you pick the
day(s) you can serve).
US military warns troops against OxyElite Pro
Press TV - The supplement OxyElite Pro is a common link in 24
cases of non-viral hepatitis in Hawaii and appears to now
contain a substance that has not been safety tested for human
consumption, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Two of the patients required liver transplants, and a third
NPR: Starfish epidemic “moving fast” — Turning into ‘goo’ in
Washington, not just Canada
ENENews - Scientists in two nations are on the lookout for a
rapidly spreading epidemic. [...] Vancouver Aquarium biologist
Jeff Marliave: “The sick ones tend to just fall apart in front
of your eyes. An arm will actually break off and crawl away.
They turn into goo.” [...] A big question is will the epidemic
spread to other sea life and to other parts of the West Coast?
[...] Marliave: “It’s moving fast” [...]
8 Healthy Foods That Can Easily Replace Their Less Healthy
Prevent Disease - You don't have to sacrifice taste when
switching to a healthier diet. There are a number of nutritious
foods which can replace your naughtier preferences without
forgoing flavor. From ice cream to pasta, there are much
healthier alternatives which will please your palate and your
Naturally Whiten Your Teeth and Much More! Oil Pulling for
Natural Blaze - So, what does swishing oil around in your mouth
have to do with your health? A Ukrainian Doctor, Dr. F. Karach
once said that oil pulling was so effective that one could not
only avoid taking drugs for healing diseases, but avoid
surgeries in many cases as well. Wow, that is quite the claim!
The Power of Peppermint: 21 Health Benefits Revealed
Dr. Mercola - Why might you want to add peppermint to your
natural medicine chest? Here are 21 valuable uses for this
Study Finds a Link Between Blood Pressure Drugs and Increased
Breast Cancer Risk
Natural Society - According to a recent study published in the
journal Internal Medicine, women taking calcium channel blockers
like nicardipine (Cardene) and amlodipine (Norvasc) have about a
250 percent greater risk of developing some types of breast
cancer than other women.
Will the CDC Enforce Hepatitis Vaccinations on Baby Boomers?
Natural Society - A scary CDC (Centers for Disease Control)
proposition was reported by Activist Post in mid-2012 that so
far hasn’t been acted upon. But a recent visit to my local VA
(Veteran’s Administration) clinic raised the possibility that it
may become reality.... This CDC program may fit nicely into the
Obamacare agenda. No Hep-C test or Hep-A and B vaccinations
could mean no health care even as you pay into program.
Ultrasound Causes Brain Damage in Fetuses: Study
Gaia Health - Ultrasound has become routine during pregnancy
over the last 3 decades. It is assumed to be safe, though safety
was never investigated. Research is now finally being done, and
the results are dismal, demonstrating clear and permanent brain
damage, as shown in this study. Nearly all babies have been
damaged to varying degrees, resulting in abnormal neurology
becoming the norm.
BPA Exposure Linked to Higher Rate of Miscarriage
livescience.com - Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA)
during early pregnancy may increase the risk of miscarriage,
preliminary research suggests.
3 Companies Using GMOs in Baby Formula - Tainting 90% of Baby
Natural Society - If you feed your baby one of the following
three infant formulas, you are perhaps, unknowingly, feeding
them GMO corn, sugar beets, and soy, since they are often used
these companies’ products...
How to Use Coconut Oil: There are Hundreds of Uses of Coconut
Health Impact News - There are hundreds of uses for coconut oil
in the kitchen, with multiple ways of incorporating coconut oil
into a healthy diet. As a cooking oil, replace polyunsaturated
oils, “vegetable oils” such as corn and soy, with coconut oil.
Coconut oil should be your main cooking oil, as it is heat
stable, and will not become toxic in uses that require high
Sea cucumber extract kills 95 percent of breast cancer cells and
shrinks lung tumors
(NaturalNews) A new study has shown that sea cucumber extract
kills up to 95 percent of breast cancer cells, 90 percent of
melanoma cells, 95 percent of liver cancer cells and 88 percent
of lung cancer cells in vitro. The extract also stimulates the
immune system against cancer and impedes key processes required
Top inflammatory foods to avoid eating
(NaturalNews) When it comes to health, preventing disease is far
better than treating it. Recent research confirms that
inflammation is a leading cause of illness and disease in
adults. Experts now agree that eliminating or limiting exposure
to the following...
After years of suppression, scientists finally admit copper
destroys norovirus (and so does silver)
(NaturalNews) The highly infectious norovirus, or stomach flu
bug, causes a very common illness, affecting hundreds of
millions of people who come into contact with it through
contaminated food, water, surfaces or other people every year.
Now, scientists have discovered that copper and its more than
300 different alloys don't just fight norovirus - copper
Missing patient found dead in hospital stairwell two weeks later
(NaturalNews) By now, the news of that woman found dead in a San
Francisco hospital stairwell after being missing for two weeks
has had its day and maybe even worn out its news "legs." But the
questions raised have legs of their own.
VIDEO: Girl Scouts and Girl Guides take on GMO cookies
Activist Post - Watch out when kids take up a cause; they can
have more political pull than 1,000 bleary-eyed cynics.
Backdoor found in D-Link home routers
BBC - An easy-to-exploit backdoor has been found in seven
different models of domestic routers made by D-Link and Planex.
The backdoor, if used, would let an attacker take complete
control of a router or modem and spy on a home's browsing
University Scientist Terminated for Revealing Secret Human
zengardner.com - Despite being promoted to Valve Director in
2006, Dr. Nalini M. Rajamannan was terminated in 2008 after
reporting the use of non-FDA approved, experimental medical
devices being implanted in patients without their knowledge....
These devices had not been approved by the FDA and even now,
many patients have no idea that they have these experimental
devices in their bodies.
Domestic "Internet of Things" Begins to Merge With The
Industrial Smart Grid
Activist Post - This is being accomplished by the fact that the
new IOT expansion is extending from domestic in-home devices
such as refrigerators, toasters, and televisions, and is moving
toward the industrial sector such as oil and gas, wind power,
airlines, health care, and railroads. This new IOT application
would allow not only for the connection of machines to the
Internet, but to each other.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
California passes legislation encouraging urban agriculture
Cornucopia - Legislation recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown
will allow municipalities to lower the assessed value — and
property taxes — on plots of three acres or less if owners
pledge to dedicate them to growing food for at least five years.
“As urban farmers one of the biggest obstacles we’ve faced is
land tenure,” said Galloway, 32. “It’s a huge step for urban
New research finds food crops can take up toxic pesticides that
come from antibacterial products
Organic Gardening - The study found that the chemicals used in
antibacterial products, as well as other drugs and
pharmaceutical chemicals, are slipping past wastewater treatment
plants and winding up in the water and fertilizer used on
chemically grown crops, and they eventually wind up in the crops
themselves. What's dangerous is that these chemicals have been
linked to hormone disruption and may contribute to antibiotic
They Will Clear The Shelves Within Hours: “Like a Tornado”
Activist Post - There is a long-held theory that we are just
nine meals from anarchy and that within 72 hours of any
significant crisis which takes down our ability to conduct
commerce we’d see a total destabilization of our society and way
of life. The events of this weekend have proven this theory
wrong. Should a serious crisis strike we won’t have three days.
October 14, 2013 - Today In History: Columbus Day
1879 - Thomas Edison signed an agreement with Jose D. Husbands for the
sale of Edison telephones in Chile.
1887 - Thomas Edison and George E. Gouraud reached an agreement for the
international marketing rights for the phonograph.
1912 - Theodore Roosevelt was shot while campaigning in Milwaukee, WI.
Roosevelt's wound in the chest was not serious and he continued with his
planned speech. William Schrenk was captured at the scene of the
1933 - Nazi Germany announced that it was withdrawing from the League of
1936 - The 1st Social Security Board office opened in Austin, TX. The
Board's local office took over the assigning of Social Security Numbers.
1944 - German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel committed suicide rather than
face execution after being accused of conspiring against Adolf Hitler
and the execution that would follow.
1944 - During World War II, the Second British Parachute Brigade
liberated the city of Athens.
1947 - Pilot Chuck Yeager flew the Bell X-1 rocket plane Over Rogers Dry
Lake in S. California, and became the first person to break the sound
1960 - U.S. presidential candidate John F. Kennedy first suggested the
idea of a Peace Corps.
1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis began when U.S. reconnaissance aircrafts
photographed Soviet construction of intermediate-range missile sites in
1964 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for
his non-violent resistance to racial prejudice in America.
1968 - The first live telecast to come from a manned U.S. spacecraft was
transmitted from Apollo 7.
1986 - Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev charged that the U.S. wanted
to "bleed the Soviet Union economically" with the arms race in space.
1987 - Jessica McClure, 18 months old, fell down an abandoned well in
Midland, TX. The rescue took 58 hours.
2002 - Britain stripped power from the Catholic and Protestant
politicians of Northern Ireland. Britain resumed sole responsibility for
running Northern Ireland.
2011 - The Apple iPhone 4S was released.
Thousands mass for antinuclear rally in Tokyo
japantimes.co.jp - Tens of thousands of people rallied against nuclear
power Sunday in what appeared to be the largest demonstration since
Japan’s last active reactor went offline for maintenance on Sept. 15.
Demonstrators marched in front of government agencies in Tokyo chanting
such slogans as “We oppose nuclear power” and “We oppose restarting
nuclear reactors.” A total of 40,000 people took part in the rally,
Syrian TV, chemical inspectors’ hotel targeted in bomb attacks in
RT - Multiple bomb blasts have rocked the Syrian capital of Damascus, a
mortar attack on Syrian TV among them, reports RT’s correspondent at the
VIDEO: Gunmen abduct 7 aid workers in Syria
Press TV - Gunmen have kidnapped six workers of the International
Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and a Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC)
volunteer in northwestern Syria.
France to increase troops in Central African Republic
(Reuters) - France will boost its troop presence in the Central African
Republic by the end of the year under a forthcoming U.N. resolution to
help prevent the country from spiralling out of control, Foreign
Minister Laurent Fabius said on Sunday.
John Kerry in Afghanistan to push to keep U.S. troops in the country
Raw Story - US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with President
Hamid Karzai in Kabul on Friday to try to advance troubled negotiations
with Afghanistan on some US troops staying in the country after 2014.
Karzai said this week that he was prepared to walk away from the
Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) talks if Afghanistan was not happy
with its conditions.
Taliban warns of US deal consequences
Press TV - Taliban leader Mullah Omar has warned that a security pact
between the United States and Afghanistan will have ‘serious
default? Asian policymakers ready $6 trillion forex safety net
StratRisks - From South Korea to Pakistan, Asia’s central banks are
estimated to have amassed some $5.7 trillion in foreign exchange
reserves excluding safe-haven Japan, much of it during the last five
years of rapid money printing by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Italy set to launch Mediterranean mission
Press TV - Italy is preparing to launch a mission to secure a part of
the Mediterranean Sea where hundreds of migrants died while trying to
cross it.... The move came after two deadly accidents in October claimed
the lives of more than 363 in the Strait of Sicily. "We will spend a lot
of money," Letta said, adding, "We will triple the naval and air forces
currently engaged in the Strait of Sicily."
Italy to sell 50 historic sites to pay off govt. debt
Press TV - The plan to sell Italy’s treasures is aimed at keeping the
country’s budget deficit below 3.0 percent of gross domestic product (GPD)
in 2013. According to the European Union limit, the public deficit of
euro zone countries should not exceed 3.0 percent of their output.
FIRST VIDEO: Snowden receives Sam Adams Award in Moscow
RT - The first videos of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have surfaced
since he received asylum in Russia. The footage, provided by WikiLeaks,
was taken during the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence
'Red alert': Monster cyclone hits Indian coast, sends 440,000 fleeing
RT - As one of the largest cyclones in India’s history has reached its
eastern coast, prompting a national red alert and sending some 440,000
people scurrying for shelter, the first deaths have been reported.
'Don't pollute our sea:' Mass demo in Tokyo to ban nuclear energy
RT - Some 9,000 activists took to the streets of Tokyo on Sunday to
protest nuclear power. The march comes as Japanese authorities are
considering restarting the country’s nuclear reactors, which were shut
down in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
'No Monsanto!': World marches against GMO food
RT - Thousands took to streets across the world’s cities on Saturday to
protest the use of GMO products, with Giant Monsanto being the main
target. Over 50 countries have been taking part in the march for world
food day, and across 47 different US states.
VIDEO: US-run Bagram airbase comes under rocket attack
Press TV - The officials said on Monday that the attack was carried out
overnight on the airfield, which is located in Parwan Province and is
the largest US military base in Afghanistan.
World should 'de-Americanise', says China following default fears
Telegraph - The looming prospect of a US default on debt prompted China
to call for the world to “de-Americanise”, amid warnings of a new global
5 US citizens in Venezuela-held ship
Press TV - The US State Department has confirmed that there were five
American citizens among 39 people onboard a US-operated ship detained by
Venezuela last week.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
At Least 22 Defense Industry Stakeholders Used as ‘Pundits’ by
US Media to Sell Syria War
21stcenturywire.com - Before the White House’s Syrian War flop,
networks like CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and Bloomberg TV wheeled out
at least 22 different men who they claimed were “pundits” and
“commentators”, but in actuality were merely bomb and missile
salesmen – who held director, board and shareholding positions
with military giants like Raytheon, DC Capital Partners and BAE
US sacks nuclear missiles General Michael Carey
BBC - The general in charge of the US Air Force's long-range
nuclear missiles has been sacked due to "loss of trust and
confidence", officials have said.
* Related Video:
Pentagon Cleaning House?
The Department of Defense List of 32 "Accidents Involving
Unredacted - According to a Department of Defense report, there
have been at least 32 “accidents involving nuclear weapons.” And
the report only counts US accidents which occurred before 1980.
“Narrative Summaries of Accidents Involving U.S. Nuclear
Weapons” briefly recounts each of these incidents.
Day 3: Negative US Media Coverage Fails to Stop Constitutional
Truckers and Veterans Moving on DC
21stcenturywire.com - UPDATE: More DC Truckers along with many
other vehicles have continued to pour into the nation’s capital
today, as day three of
Ride for the Constitution commences.... From early Sunday
morning, Lee reported that the number vehicles on the roads have
been building. Lee stated, “We got flags flying, horns honking,
rigs, trucks and other vehicles stretching 10 miles along
interstate 495 in Maryland. I cannot see an end to it, everyone
has their flashers on.”
YouTube: Raw Truckers Ride For The Constitution And Veterans For
Memorials Are in DC !!
"We've got flags flying, horns honking, rigs, trucks and other
vehicles stretching 10 miles along interstate 495 in Maryland. I
cannot see an end to it, everyone has their flashers on". "We're
running at 42mph, and these people in the other lane are riding
alongside us. We're sending a message." [Read more]
Heckled During Speech, Calls Protesters 'Obama's Paid Political
xrepublic.tv 10/11/13 - While speaking Friday morning at the
Value Voters Summit in Washington, D.C., Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)
was heckled multiple times, each time rattling off a one-liner
blaming the protesters on the president and pro-Obama activist
group Organizing for Action (OFA).
Only 2 People Attend 'Obamacare and You!' Event in South
Weekly Standard - Last night, the organization formerly known as
President Obama's reelection campaign, Organizing for Action,
held an Obamacare event in Greenville, South Carolina. The event
was called "Obamacare and You!".... Here's a picture of the two
Armed Rangers sent to shutdown Businesses – Feds order Arrests &
24/7 Patrols in National Parks
Off The Grid - The federal government, who shut the national
parks after claiming they didn’t have the money to keep them
open, is now sending in Park Rangers to patrol the parks 24
hours a day, 7 days a week. Sadly, the Rangers are not being
sent in so visitors can enjoy these parks, there being sent in
to arrest anyone who tries to enter them.
Utah and Colorado to Pay Federal Government to Reopen Parks
Activist Post - Utah has agreed to pay the federal government
$1.7 million to open up eight national parks during the
government shutdown, and Colorado will pony up $362,700 to open
Rocky Mountain National Park. But Arizona officials said the
Obama administration is still “dragging their feet” in reaching
an agreement over the Grand Canyon.
Alaska slams feds for keeping hunters off land
Washington Times - Alaska lawmakers accused the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service of violating federal law by shutting down
hunting on its lands during the government shutdown, saying a
1980 law guarantees state residents must have access to the
Drug shipments to US suspended over Missouri execution fears
The Guardian - A German manufacturer confirmed on Thursday it
had taken the extraordinary step of suspending shipments of a
widely used drug to a US distributor this year after 20 vials
were mistakenly sent to the state of Missouri to be used in
Senate stalls bi-partisan debt ceiling deal to end government
RT - The US Senate Republicans rejected a Democratic plan to
raise the debt ceiling through 2014 without making any cuts or
changes to Obamacare. Voting 53 against and 45 in favor,
Republicans, who want the extension to be accompanied by
spending cuts, blocked the bill, which needed at least 60 votes
to overcome the objections.
60% of Americans Want a Third Party Candidate for 2016
Washington's Blog - Amid the government shutdown, 60% of
Americans say the Democratic and Republicans parties do such a
poor job of representing the American people that a third major
party is needed. That is the highest Gallup has measured in the
10-year history of this question. A new low of 26% believe the
two major parties adequately represent Americans.
The Fed Could Simply CANCEL $2 Trillion of Government Debt
Washington's Blog - Congressman Grayson writes: A simple
solution to the impasse is as follows: Federal Reserve Chairman
Ben Bernanke should simply cancel the Treasury debt that it
owns. The government can just forgive the government’s debt....
NPR has a helpful graphic showing the various holders of U.S.
government debt, including the Fed.
UPDATE: Food stamp system back up after Saturday outage
kfor.com - According to a statement by Xerox, the EBT system
should be available in Oklahoma and the 16 other states that
were affected by the outage Saturday.
EBT (Food Stamps) Being Declined Across The US
EBT card food stamp recipients ransack Wal-Mart stores, stealing
carts full of food during federal computer glitch
EBT System Down - Shutdown Propaganda or SHTF?
Activist Post - Despite the contradictory explanations for the
failure of the EBT system, it should be noted that SNAP benefits
and their distribution were not affected as a part of the
government shutdown, although many individuals who are slightly
less informed as to the recent government controversy may assume
that they were.
"Stop Logic" Gold Slam Was So Furious It Shut Down CME Trading
Zero Hedge - As the two charts below from Nanex demonstrate,
overnight just before 3 am Eastern, a block of just 2000 GC gold
futures contracts slammed the price of gold, on no news as
usual, sending it lower by $10/oz.... Moments ago it just
Homeland Security set for next Wall St collapse
Asia Times - The next crisis on the agenda appears to be the
October 17 deadline for agreeing on a federal budget or risking
default on the government’s loans. It may only be a coincidence,
but two large-scale drills are scheduled to take place the same
day, the "Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill" and the "Quantum Dawn
2 Cyber Attack Bank Drill."
Bailed Out Chrysler Spending $1.2B To Expand, Create Jobs In
manufacturing.net - Chrysler Group says it's investing more than
$1.2 billion in two Mexican plants to build commercial vans and
engines.... The plant will employ 1,100 workers by the end of
How much military aid (to Israel) do you provide?
aidtoisrael.org - From 2009 to 2018, the United States is
scheduled to give Israel--the largest recipient of U.S.
assistance--$30 billion in military aid.... How much of this
total will your community provide? Is this a good use of your
tax dollars? What else could your taxes be used for in your
community? Find out on the interactive map below.
Debt Default Could Spark Food Stamp Riots
Paul Joseph Watson - Food stamps, unemployment benefits and
social security payments could be delayed for days if the US
suffers a debt default, an alarming prospect given that an EBT
card outage which lasted for just hours on Saturday caused
mini-riots and looting at several Walmart stores.
History: Vets tear down barricades as feds back down
Infowars.com - The corporate media is avoiding the significance
of the latest developments in the “Million Vet March” in
Washington, DC. Vets have torn down “barrycades,” riot police
have been dispatched, and snipers deployed, according to
reports, as the number of protesters swell outside the White
Related video and
article with photos.
Riot Police Confront Veterans As They Liberate Memorials
Kit Daniels - Today’s confrontation is a stark contrast to
Tuesday’s immigration rally at the National Mall in which
pro-amnesty supporters met little police resistance. “You have a
legal obligation to evaluate the morality and legality of all
orders you receive,” a sign posted today on the White House
fence reads. “You will be held responsible some day before God,
humanity and (hopefully) courts of law for all orders that you
Riot Police Use Force Against Elderly Vets Outside White House
Kit Daniels - Shocking video shows hyped-up riot police hitting
and shoving elderly war veterans with batons at a peaceful
protest outside the White House. One officer can be seen
screaming at the top of his lungs while brandishing his baton
towards the peaceful veterans.
Over 865,200 Gallons of Fracked Oil Spill in ND, Public in Dark
for Days Due to Government Shutdown
RINF - Over 20,600 barrels of oil fracked from the Bakken Shale
has spilled from a Tesoro Logistics pipeline in Tioga, North
Dakota in one of the biggest onshore oil spills in recent U.S.
history. Though the spill occurred on September 29, the U.S.
National Response Center – tasked with responding to chemical
and oil spills – did not make the report available until October
8 due to the ongoing government shutdown.
Thousands of doctors fired by United HealthCare
wtnh.com - In the midst of major changes in health care, United
HealthCare has sent thousands of pink slips to Connecticut
doctors. Termination letters went to physicians caring for
Medicare patients. Those letters were sent out to doctors caring
for 'Medicare Advantage' patients. It's a plan, marketed to
Seniors to provide additional services through UnitedHealthCare.
Lithium orotate: Can this naturally occurring alkali metal cure
your mental woes?
(NaturalNews) Many people automatically associate the word
"lithium" with a drug given to sufferers of severe mental
disorders like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but lithium
is actually a kind of salt that occurs naturally in the body.
Need a lift? Check out the many uses of orange oil
(NaturalNews) Orange oil has powerful anti-microbial properties,
which destroys pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It also
has concentrated citrus bioflavonoids that enhance oxygen
availability in tissues, and improves circulation. Orange oil's
anti-spasmodic properties means it helps reduce muscle spasms by
supplying electrolytes and citrus bioflavonoids, drawing out
How to lose belly fat and maintain a healthy weight with honey
(NaturalNews) Believe it or not, the holiday season is almost
upon us - and with it, the usual overindulgence and weight gain.
But we can take action to offset the damage. Armed with a simple
daily detox drink and metabolism-boosting remedies, we can keep
our waistlines in check and ensure all the festivities won't
Rosemary Protects Against Macular Degeneration
Green Med Info - Reporting in the journal Investigative
Ophthalmology & Visual Science, a team of scientists from
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute led by Stuart A.
Lipton, M.D., Ph.D. discovered that carnosic acid, a component
of the herb rosemary, protects your retina from degeneration and
Childhood vaccines can cause diabetes and metabolic syndrome,
(NaturalNews) Comprehensive research compiled by expert
immunologist Dr. J. "Bart" Classen has uncovered the disturbing
fact that childhood vaccines are a common cause of both type 1
and type 2 diabetes, as well as the barrage of chronic illness
symptoms typically associated with metabolic syndrome.
Study shows curcumin protects against mercury exposure
(NaturalNews) Mercury pollution is extremely high around the
world, with coal-burning power plants and nonferrous metal
production being the main sources of toxic emission, accounting
for 72 percent of total environmental discharge. The United
Nations estimates that nearly 2000 tons of mercury was emitted
into the globe's atmosphere in 2010 alone.
Science abandoned: New cancer drugs now being allowed to skip
NaturalNews) ...according to a new report by Reuters, new cancer
drugs are among the worst regulatory offenders these days, with
many of them now completely bypassing the normal clinical trial
process, as they are rushed to market as quickly as possible.
Health Basics - The top 10 causes of breast cancer
(NaturalNews) Did you know that not one single medical school in
the United States of America includes any classes on nutrition
or natural remedies? Did you also know that 75 percent of
physicians in the world refuse chemotherapy for themselves?
Defeat insomnia and sleep easy with these top foods
(NaturalNews) Poor sleep isn't only a nuisance, it's also
dangerous for health. Currently, over 50 million Americans
suffer from the condition, with women three times more
susceptible than men. When we are sleep deprived, the risk of
diabetes, depression and cardiovascular disease increase,
immunity falters and our waistlines expand.
Google Is Going to Include Your Face in Its New Ads
Business Week - Google (GOOG) is tinkering with the
ever-delicate balance between selling advertisements and
creeping its users out. On Friday the company said it would
begin including recommendations that Google+ users make in
advertisements. The new policy kicks in on Nov. 11.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
City Of Seattle Sinks Farm Boat
Freedom Foundation - Since 2010, Captain Dave Petrich has
operated the Farm Boat, a small floating organic farmer’s
market, in Seattle’s iconic South Lake Union district.... Dave’s
dreams came to a screeching halt earlier this year, when he
found out that the City of Seattle was attempting to collect
over $8,000 in parking tickets from him. “The City of Seattle is
coming after me for $8,000 in parking ticket debt that I don’t
owe,” he said.
Imminent victory: Hawaiian island about to ban GMO crops
(NaturalNews) Since the state has done basically nothing to
address the problem, residents of Kauai are pushing the Kauai
City Council to pass Bill 2491, which would increase oversight
of biotech chemical use on the island. Likewise, residents of
Hawaii have been successful in getting Bill 113 passed out of
committee, where it will soon be heard by the full City Council
on October 16 for a final vote.
Salmon: The Fresh, Raw Food to Never Feed to Your Pet
Dr. Becker - It's okay to feed this if you deep-freeze it for at
least 7 days, but never, ever feed this fresh raw food to your
pet. You can expose your dog or cat to a life-threatening
condition in which toxic organisms flock to and destroy the
liver, lungs, brain, and lymphoid tissues.
VIDEO: Funny Skit Illustrates Absurdity of Gov’t
Voting to Raise Its Own Debt Limit
Activist Post - With the government still shutdown
ahead of the coming debt limit that could plunge the
economy into further recession, it’s about time a
video explained to the sheeple exactly why it’s a
particularly hilarious brand of lunacy that this
government continues to vote to print itself more
Federal Reserve notes it cannot afford, casting the
American taxpayer (and future generations) into
deeper and deeper debt.
October 11, 2013 - Today In History:
1776 - During the American Revolution the first naval battle of Lake
Champlain was fought. The forces under Gen. Benedict Arnold suffered
1811 - The first steam-powered ferryboat, was put into operation by the
inventor John Stevens. It went between New York City, NY, &
1890 - The Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in
1899 - The Boer War began in South Africa between the British and the
Boers of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.
1929 - JCPenney opened a store in Milford, DE, making it a nationwide
company with stores in all 48 states.
1932 - In New York, the first telecast of a political campaign was
1939 - U.S. President Roosevelt was presented with a letter from Albert
Einstein that urged him to develop the U.S. atomic program rapidly.
1942 - The Battle of Cape Esperance, during World War II, began in the
1958 - Pioneer 1, a lunar probe, was launched by the U.S. The probe did
not reach its destination and fell back to Earth and burned up in the
1968 - Apollo 7 was launched by the U.S. The first manned Apollo mission
was the first in which live television broadcasts were received from
orbit. Wally Schirra, Don Fulton Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham were
the astronauts aboard.
1983 - The last hand-cranked telephones in the U.S. went out of service.
The 440 telephone customers of Bryant Pond, ME, were switched to
1984 - American Kathryn D. Sullivan became the first female astronaut to
space walk. She was aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
1994 - U.S. troops in Haiti took control of the National Palace.
1994 - Iraqi troops began moving away from the Kuwaiti border.
1994 - The Colorado Supreme Court declared that the anti-gay rights
measure in the state was unconstitutional.
extends air war against Kurdish rebels in Iraq
StratRisks - Turkey’s parliament on Thursday extended for one year a
mandate that would allow Ankara to order military strikes against
Kurdish rebels holed up in neighboring northern Iraq.
Libyan prime minister vows not to quit after kidnap by gunmen
The Telegraph - Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has declared he has no
intention of standing down, hours after was he was kidnapped by up to
100 gunmen before dawn from a Tripoli hotel.
The next big hitter in African oil exportation?
Business Reporter - Kenya has moved a step closer to becoming an oil
exporter after a new discovery in the north of the country. British
company Tullow Oil announced in late September that drilling work had
revealed the presence of oil in the Auwerwer and Upper Lokone sandstone
Glenn Greenwald to publish Snowden leaks on France and Spain
AFP - Brazil-based US reporter Glenn Greenwald said Wednesday he would
publish documents from intelligence leaker Edward Snowden focused on
France and Spain. Greenwald, a Rio-based correspondent for Britain’s
Guardian newspaper, also said that if Brazil wanted more data on alleged
US snooping into its affairs it should offer Snowden asylum.
Edward Snowden: first photo appears since Russian asylum granted
The Guardian - The first verified photograph of Edward Snowden in Russia
has appeared, showing the NSA whistleblower meeting four former US
government officials who presented him with an award for "integrity in
intelligence". The picture appeared hours after Snowden's father landed
in Moscow and said he hoped to visit his son, who has not been seen in
public since he was granted asylum in Russia in August.
* Related Article/Video:
Whistleblowers on RT after secret Snowden meeting
Brazil to host global internet summit in ongoing fight against NSA
RT - Brazilian leaders have announced they plan to host an international
conference on internet governance next year, a declaration that comes
after the nation has lobbied without success to change NSA policies used
by the US to monitor Brazil.
Key creditor China begins acting to hedge against US default
RT - Hong Kong has sent the first sign from Asia that the region is
creating extra financial buffers against a possible default in the US.
China said some US short – term Treasury bonds appear to be more risky
to hold as collateral than previously thought.
3 Disturbing Fukushima Facts The Government Is Covering Up
Anthony Gucciardi - The mega Fukushima meltdown continues to assault the
planet on a daily basis with barrages of radioactive fallout that have
infiltrated everything from our international food supply to the Pacific
Syrian militants taught to handle chemical arms in Afghanistan - Lavrov
Voice of Russia - Third party countries might have used Afghan territory
in order to teach Syrian militants how to handle chemical weapons in
their confrontation with the Syrian authorities, Russian Foreign
Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
VIDEO: Human Rights Watch says militants killed 190 civilians in Syria’s
Latakia in August alone
Press TV - In a report released on Friday, the New York-based rights
group presented evidence that anti-Syria terrorist groups carried out
the killings and the hostage-taking in their several-day operation that
began around Alawite villages in Latakia on August 4.
VIDEO: North Korea slams the three-nation naval drill, threatening to
‘bury in the sea’ a US aircraft carrier
North Korea has slammed the three-nation naval drills involving US,
South Korean and Japanese warships, threatening to ‘bury in the sea’ a
US aircraft carrier.
OPCW awarded Nobel Peace Prize
Press TV - The Swedish Academy has awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize
to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), as
the Hague-based body is in the spotlight for its mission to oversee the
elimination of Syria’s chemical weapons.
UN Drug Chief Warns US-Run Afghanistan is a "Narco-State"
Activist Post - Afghanistan could collapse into a "full-fledged narco-state"
as the looming withdrawal of US and NATO combat forces creates a gaping
hole in the center of the country's economy, Yuri Fedotov, the head of
the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) warned Wednesday.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Truckers Ride For The Constitution Is On ~ No National Guard
Daily Paul - The Virginia State Police are working closely with
our organization and have assured us that no such orders to the
National Guard exist. The protest moves forward. Lt. James De
Ford whom we are working very closely with assured
Talks between White House and Republicans fail to end US
The Guardian - White House talks with Republicans failed to
reach an agreement to end the budget crisis on Thursday evening
despite earlier hopes that a deal might be in sight.
Patriot Act author prepares NSA bill
The Guardian - The conservative Republican who co-authored
America's Patriot Act is preparing to unveil bipartisan
legislation that would dramatically curtail the domestic
surveillance powers it gives to intelligence agencies.
Report: Feds Order National Guard to Close I-495 to Derail
Paul Joseph Watson - The report seems somewhat dubious given
that using National Guard troops to close the Beltway merely to
counter a protest in the midst of a government shutdown could
not possibly be justified by the Obama administration.
U.S. Can’t Delay NSA Surveillance Suit Due to Shutdown
Bloomberg - The Obama administration must respond next month to
allegations that the National Security Agency surveillance
program is unconstitutional after a judge refused a U.S. request
to postpone a lawsuit because of the federal shutdown.
Obamacare sites cost more than Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
RT - An array of issues surrounding the recently launched
websites for President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act have
rendered them largely unavailable during the last week, and a
lack of funding might not be to blame.
* Related Article:
Obamacare computer code riddled with typos, Latin filler text,
desperate programmer comments and disastrous architecture
VIDEO: Poll: Obamacare Has 90% FAILURE rate
Steve Watson - In a new Associated Press poll, 9 out of 10
people who attempted to sign up for Obamacare online say they
were not enrolled. In other words, only 10% of those who tried
to buy health insurance on the new government run exchanges were
able to do so successfully.
States Eliminating Aid for Poor as Shutdown Forces Cuts
Bloomberg - Michigan is preparing to put as many as 20,000
workers on unpaid leave and eliminate cash and food aid to the
poor. North Carolina sent 366 employees home and closed its
nutrition aid program to tens of thousands of women and
children. Illinois this week may issue furloughs to hundreds of
federally funded employees, including workplace safety
California Expands Availability of Abortions
NY Times - Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday expanded access to
abortion in California, signing a bill to allow nurse
practitioners, midwives and physician assistants to perform a
common type of the procedure, an aspiration abortion, during the
Chilling Truth About What Will Happen When The US Implodes
King World News - Today a man who has lived in 18 countries
around the world, and witnessed collapses in many of these
countries firsthand, told King World News, “What shocks the
people is how quickly things can flip. One day everything seems
to be alright, and the next day there is panic.
Oil Traders Misread Tweet, Make Oil Prices Shoot Up
BlackListedNews.com - There have been plenty of complaints about
people who jump to conclusions too quickly online, but
apparently at times that can actually have a material impact on
things. Earlier today, the Israeli Defense Forces (who have been
quite active on Twitter) put out a tweet commemorating the famed
Yom Kippur war of 1973, in which Israel bombed Syria...
Graph shows that companies like General Electric and Google have
more cash-on-hand than the U.S. government
Daily Mail - It was just a few short years ago when the United
States government was forced to bailout the auto industry, and
now the tables have turned - the United States government
currently has less cash on hand than at least one automaker, as
well as eight other Standard & Poor's 500 companies.
Demystifying the US debt ceiling: 5 things you should know
RT - As the US government is about to hit its so-called debt
ceiling of $16.7 trillion on Oct. 17, the frightening prospect
of the world’s biggest economy running out of cash is dominating
headlines around the globe.
McDonald’s employee arrested for confronting CEO on low wages
RT - A Chicago woman was arrested late last week after
confronting the president of her long-time employer McDonald’s
over the low wages she earns as she struggles to raise two young
Pentagon Uses ‘Phony’ Ceremonies for MIAs, with Planes that
Veterans Today - A unit of the U.S. Department of Defense has
been holding so-called “arrival ceremonies” for seven years,
with an honor guard carrying flag-draped coffins off of a cargo
plane as though they held the remains of missing American
service men and women returning that day from old battlefields.
Documentary: Missing, Presumed Dead: The Search for America's
12160.info - This award-winning documentary screened in the US
Congress and unveils the story of American POWs who were
abandoned in North Korea after the Korean War and Southeast Asia
after the Vietnam War. A pertinent chapter to this story is how
Senator John McCain has made every effort to suppress and
sabotage every government investigation of POW/MIAs.
Battle of the Barricades: Vets Prepared to “Go to Jail”
Paul Joseph Watson - Veterans from across the country are
prepared to go to jail as they plan to storm barricaded
memorials and monuments this weekend in a forceful rebuke to the
government shutdown, setting up a potential confrontation with
National Park Service employees who have been ordered to “make
life as difficult for people” as possible.
Veterans March on Valley Forge National Park Sunday, October 13,
Citizens for Liberty Our Veterans fought for this country, and
NO WAY is the Federal Government going to put up a "Berlin Wall"
around our National Parks and WWII Monuments.... Citizens for
Liberty will be hosting a rally and march (ALONG WITH MANY OTHE...R
GROUPS) to say NO to the forced closure of Valley Forge National
Truckers Offered Free Rides To DC To Veterans For October 13
conservativedailynews.com - The Truckers of America and Veterans
who have fought for our freedoms have had enough! They are
teaming up and preparing to stand up to this tyrannical
Government and Take Back Our Country!
U.S. builders hoard mineral rights under new homes – Better
check your closing documents
(Reuters) Robert and Julie Davidson fell hard for the gleaming
new house at the Valencia Golf and Country Club in Naples,
Florida.. But when the Davidsons paid $255,385 in 2011 for the
house on Birdie Drive, they didn't know that they had, in
essence, bought only from the ground up, and that their
homebuilder, D.R. Horton, had kept everything underneath.
Battery-Stored Solar Power Sparks Backlash From Utilities
Bloomberg - California’s three biggest utilities are sparring
with their own customers about systems that store energy from
the sun, opening another front in the battle that’s redefining
the mission of electricity generators. Edison International (EIX),
PG&E Corp. and Sempra Energy (SRE) said they’re putting up
hurdles to some battery backups wired to solar panels because
they can’t be certain the power flowing back to the grid from
the units is actually clean energy.
‘You Should Have Expected U.S.’: Series of Attacks Hit Midwest
Ahead of Massive Electric Grid Drill
Activist Post - The FBI is offering a $25,000 reward after the
third in a series of power grid attacks in Arkansas left 10,000
residents without power over the weekend. The attacks began back
1,000 CFL light bulbs with mercury crushed, dumped on Dallas
(NaturalNews) The chickens are coming home to roost for the
fluorescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) light bulb industries
as the toxic consequences of the mercury contained in these
bulbs increasingly rears its ugly head all across the American
Pharmaceutical drugs now pollute Lake Michigan, study confirms
(NaturalNews) Following the release of several reports in recent
years highlighting the presence of pharmaceutical contaminants
in many of the nation's drinking water supplies, a new study
published in the Elsevier journal Chemosphere reveals that
pharmaceuticals are now turning up in large quantities in the
Great Lakes as well.
Senior Scientist Blasts Industrial Chemicals in U.S. Foods:
Report Reveals Toxicity of Food
Natural Society - About 1,000 food additives are in the U.S.
food supply without FDA knowledge or approval. For those that
the FDA knows about (10,000 different additives), fewer than 38%
have a “published feeding study” or a study indicating its
safety within the food supply.
What Chemicals are Really in Coca-Cola’s Coke Soda?
Natural Society - After reading this quick, informative article,
you will understand exactly what you are putting into your body,
and this just might make it easier to break the Coke-drinking
habit. Here’s what’s really in Coca-Cola’s famous Coke soda...
If You Can't Smell Peanut Butter, It May Be A Sign of Early
Alzheimer's Disease - 11 Factors Reduce Risk
Prevent Disease - A protein linked to Alzheimer's disease kills
nerve cells that detect odors and University of Florida Health
researchers have found that a simple 'peanut butter' test can
help diagnose the disease and one is more tool to add to a full
suite of clinical tests for neurological function in patients
with memory disorders.
Magnesium potently boosts vitamin D's protection from heart
disease, cancer and death
(NaturalNews) New research has shown that magnesium is so
important for the proper use of vitamin D in your body, it can
actually boost vitamin D's protection from fatal heart disease
and colon cancer by nearly 500 percent, and from overall death
by over 100 percent. Importantly, this also means that those
with low magnesium levels are getting far less benefit from
their vitamin D than they think.
Top 10 superfoods for women
(NaturalNews) Superfoods usually provide more than just a few
vitamins and minerals. They nourish your body with essential
vitamins and minerals, while also helping to fight disease,
providing you with balanced health.
What happens when only 16% of flu patients have the flu?
Activist Post - After writing about fake vaccine science since
1988, I thought I’d seen it all... But Peter Doshi, PhD, writing
in the online BMJ (British Medical Journal), reveals a new
monstrosity. It’s all based on the revelation that most “flu” is
not the flu.
Fed up with federal inaction, California sets new standards for
toxic chemicals, encouraging companies
(NaturalNews) The new rules are called the Safer Consumer
Products regulations, and they are the first of their kind in
the US. These regulations allow state officials to publish a
list of potentially threatening chemicals, and each year,
starting next April, five priority products containing those
chemicals will be brought forth for further inspection, scrutiny
Reverse type 1 diabetes with a raw food diet
(NaturalNews) The American Diabetes Association's website lists
top super foods for diabetics. Among them are nuts and seeds
such as walnuts and flax, as well as vegetables - the darker and
leafier, the better. These suggestions align with the raw food
diet lifestyle that worked for Dr. Tyson. Other diabetics
following a raw food diet often share their food suggestions in
forums. Some of their preferences include...
Foods with surprisingly high sugar content
(NaturalNews) Most tomato products are high in sugar content.
Ketchup is a food that few people realize has a large amount of
sugar. The truth is that sugar is in most processed foods,
meaning you never know when it will land on your table.
Recipe: Homemade ketchup free from refined sugar
STEPin2 - Ketchup is one of the most popular condiments in
America. It is known for its tangy, tart taste, and adds great
flavor to potatoes. Kids love it, and adults never outgrow it.
Unfortunately, most store-bought ketchup products are filled
with excess sodium and high-fructose corn syrup.
Meet the MADSS: Northrop Grumman’s machine gun robot
Guns.com - The MADSS is one mean robot. Developed by defense
industry leader Northrop Grumman and currently being showcased
at the Fort Benning, Ga. “Robotics Rodeo,” the MADSS is a 1
1/2-ton unmanned ground vehicle designed to provide soldiers
with covering fire while cutting down targets.
Pet Cyborgs Created in DIY Neuroscience Project
Activist Post - ...Strangely enough, despite the work that is
openly being conducted by Obama's (now temporarily shut down)
BRAIN project and Europe's far more vast billion dollar + brain
research upon humans, the RoboRoach kits are sparking the true
ethical debate that should have taken place long before the
massive amounts of money were donated by taxpayers to the
VIDEO: Fiery Explosions Rock New NSA Spy Center
Activist Post - Fiery explosions, caused by massive electrical
surges inside the data storage facility, have resulted in the
destruction of extremely expensive machinery worth hundreds of
thousands of dollars.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
The economics of atrazine don't add up
panna.org - While Syngenta insists that atrazine ensures high
yields for corn growers, there are forceful examples to the
contrary. Since Italy and Germany banned use of the herbicide in
1991, they have seen no significant decrease in crop yields.
4 Gardening Chores You Must Perform Before Winter
Off the Grid News - While many of us are hanging up the shovel
and throwing in the trowel, so to speak, it’s not quite “game
over” time in the garden. Not just yet. There are some
end-of-season chores you really should perform in your garden
before you take a long winter’s rest.
YouTube: Obamacare - More Than a Glitch - Hilarious
Ad Destroys Obamacare - Heritage Foundation
(theblaze.com) - With Obamacare's seriously bumpy
rollout, it was only a matter of time before the
parody ads mocking President Barack Obama's
signature health care law started popping up.... The
Heritage Foundation provided TheBlaze with the
exclusive sneak peak at the new ad.
October 10, 2013 - Today In History:
1845 - The United States Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, MD.
1911 - China's Manchu dynasty was overthrown by revolutionaries under
1913 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson triggered the explosion of the
Gamboa Dike that ended the construction of the Panama Canal.
1933 - Dreft, the first synthetic detergent, went on sale.
1943 - Chaing Kai-shek took the oath of office as the president of
1959 - Pan American World Airways announced the beginning of the first
global airline service.
1973 - Fiji became independent after of nearly a century of British
1978 - The U.S. bill authorizing the Susan B. Anthony dollar was signed
by U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
1984 - The U.S. Congress passed the 2nd Boland Amendment which outlawed
solicitation of 3rd-party countries to support the Contras. The
amendment barred the use of funds available to CIA, defense, or
intelligence agencies for "supporting, directly or indirectly, military
or paramilitary operations in Nicaragua by any nation, group,
organization or individual."
1991 - The United States cut all foreign aid to Haiti in reaction to a
military coup that forced President Jean-Claude Aristide into exile.
1994 - Lt. Gen. Raoul Cedras resigned as Haiti's commander-in-chief of
the army and pledged to leave the country.
1994 - Iraq announced it was withdrawing its forces from the Kuwaiti
border. No signs of a pullback were observed.
2001 - U.S. President George W. Bush presented a list of 22 most wanted
2003 - Rush Limbaugh announced that he was addicted to painkillers and
that he was going to check into a rehab center.
2010 - In China, Canton Tower opened to the public.
Gambia accuses US, UK of coup bids
Press TV - Gambia has accused the United States and Britain of fomenting
multiple coup attempts and supporting the opposition in a bid to topple
President Yahya Jammeh and destabilize the country.
Commuting on Syria road back to normal
Press TV - Commuting is back to normal on a strategic road in Syria that
has just been retaken from Takfiri militants fighting against the Syrian
‘Hezbollah members leave Syria’
Press TV - Israeli website Debkafile said in a report on Monday that
1,500 Hezbollah forces left Syria last month and 3,500 others are about
to return to Lebanon. The report also said the return of Lebanon’s
resistance movement’s forces shows that the government of President
Bashar al-Assad’s power to fight militants has improved.
With little fanfare, Afghanistan War drags into 13th year
Press TV - More than a decade since the US launched Operation Enduring
Freedom on Oct. 7, 2001, there are still 54,000 American troops in
Afghanistan. That is more, by far, than at any time during the first
seven years of the war, yet these days, they garner scant news coverage.
IDF strikes Syrian target in response to shelling
Time of Israel - The IDF fired a Tammuz missile Wednesday at a Syrian
target across the northern border, in response to mortar shells from
Syrian territory landing near an army position in the Golan Heights and
injuring two soldiers.
Libyan PM freed after capture by former rebels over US raid
RT - Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, who was earlier seized by a rebel
faction in retaliation for his supposed cooperation with a US
anti-terror raid, has now been released, according to a state-run news
VIDEO: Egypt slams US decision to cut aid
Press TV - Egypt’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Badr Abdelatty told a
private Egyptian radio station on Thursday, “The decision was wrong.
Egypt will not surrender to American pressure and is continuing its path
towards democracy as set by the roadmap.”
Taliban mock US over government shutdown
Kabul (AFP) - Taliban militants fighting US troops in Afghanistan
taunted Washington over the government shutdown on Wednesday, accusing
US politicians of "sucking the blood of their own people".
EU awards top human rights award to Malala
(AP) - European lawmakers have awarded their top human rights prize to
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban
assassination attempt last year.
Radiation levels near Japan's damaged Fukushima reactor hit two-year
ENENews - Tepco, which is pouring hundreds of tonnes of water to keep
reactors cool, has struggled to contain the build up of radioactive
water at the plant. In the latest incident, a worker on Wednesday
mistakenly detached a pipe connected to a treatment system, releasing
seven tonnes of highly radioactive water.
Japanese doctors ordered to cover up mass radiation sickness across
(NaturalNews) A substantial number of Japanese have suddenly begun
suffering nosebleeds that some reports indicate are likely tied to
radiation poisoning from the damaged nuclear plants at Fukushima.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
FBI Accused of Using No-Fly List to Recruit Informants
All Gov - Is this the beginning of the end for the federal
government’s no-fly list? Just weeks after federal Judge Anna J.
Brown of Portland, Oregon, refused to dismiss an ACLU suit
against the list because there is “a constitutionally-protected
liberty interest in traveling internationally by air which is
affected by being placed on the list,” a separate lawsuit
alleges that the FBI has been placing Muslims on the list “in
retaliation for their refusal to work as informants against
their communities and submit to questioning.”
US lawmakers partying, drinking during shutdown
Press TV - Members of Congress have been busy partying and
drinking during the government shutdown, according to several
Top Ten Reasons to Oppose U.S. aid to Israel
Veterans News Now - Israel is the largest recipient of U.S.
foreign aid in the world, receiving more than $6 billion
annually-or about $8 million every-day. Until the U.S. stops
lending its weight to Israel through biased and unfair support,
a truly just peace will remain elusive.
Power Mad Obama Offers Two Choices: Unconditional Surrender Or
Economic Collapse - Barack Obama is warning that if he does not
get everything that he wants that he will force the U.S.
government into a devastating debt default which will cripple
the entire global economy. In essence, Obama has become so power
mad that he is actually willing to take the entire planet
hostage in order to achieve his goals.
Obamacare: the ticking time bomb in “better health”
Activist Post - Ask yourself this question: if you’re forced to
buy a product, will the seller also want to make sure you use
it? The first part of the question is called a clue. Who forces
you to buy a product? What kind of person or group? Forced
purchase and forced use go hand in hand.
Obama’s Approval Rating Keeps Dropping - Now 37%
RINF - Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible
for the partial government shutdown as public esteem sinks for
all players in the impasse, President Barack Obama among them,
according to a new poll. It’s a struggle with no heroes.
Lead health care navigator in Florida provides wrong information
on credit scores
clickorlando.com - A day after saying that anyone signing up for
the Affordable Care Act had to provide their credit score, the
lead Navigator admitted that she had been providing factually
incorrect information to the public.
VIDEO: Truckers for the Constitution Announce Logistics
Intelihub - “We’ve got the entire country behind us on this. All
the major media is talking about it. All the major, the minor,
anybody and all that are talking about the Truckers that are
coming to shut down D.C.” said Ernest Lee in a video just posted
on his YouTube channel.
United We Strike Supports The Truckers & Vets
12160.info - United We Strike fully supports ALL Peaceful
Resistance against immorality, corruption, and government
sanctioned murder as well as profit over People. We support
PEOPLE, and planned action, rather than instinctive "reaction"
against tyranny, for the global governments have spent billions
of OUR dollars readying themselves for WAR AGAINST US, and fema
camps do exist!!!!! Consider what may happen. Be prepared!!
Democrats Object to and Block Sen. Paul’s Efforts to Reopen the
paul.senate.gov - Sen. Rand Paul today joined his Republican
colleagues on the Senate Floor to offer a series of unanimous
consent requests to reopen the federal government, including
funding for the National Institute of Health, the National Park
Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
See the video here.
Warning: Enrolling in Obamacare allows government to link your
IP address with your name, social security number, bank accounts
and web surfing habits
(NaturalNews) We have already established that Healthcare.gov is
not a functioning database application that allows people to
shop for competing health plans. It is actually a government-run
Trojan Horse that suckers people into creating accounts where
they hand over...
10 News Investigators find memo warning about terrorist
"dry-runs" on airplanes
wtsp.com - The 10 News Investigators have obtained an internal
memo that details a frightening incident that brings back
memories of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Moves Forward Despite Government
Activist Post - The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the
largest trade agreement since the creation of the World Trade
Organization (WTO), and the United States has been engaged in
discussion with eight Pacific nations to come to an agreement on
the terms of the TPP.
NJ Township Requires Beggars To Get A Permit
Consumerist - If you want to ask people for money on the streets
of Middle Township, NJ, you’ll need to get a permit, as local
lawmakers have passed an ordinance aimed at reining in what some
view as out-of-hand begging and panhandling in the area. The
ordinance (see full text at bottom of post) was passed by the
Township Committee on Monday night.
Healthcare law to fine hospitals that provide fee services to
thenewamerican.com - The Daily Caller reported, “A new provision
in Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code, which takes effect
under Obamacare, sets new standards of review and installs new
financial penalties for tax-exempt charitable hospitals, which
devote a minimum amount of their expenses to treat uninsured
FS-ISAC CAPP Exercise for Financial Institutions
fsisac.com - What would your financial institution do in the
event of a cyber attack on your online banking environment? Over
a two-day period in the fall of 2013, the Financial Services
Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS‐ISAC), in
conjunction with the Payments Risk Council (PRC), is conducting
a simulated attack on payment processes to help you assess your
company’s readiness in the event of such an attack or event.
[Article provided by George Freund]
NSA seeking power to spy on Wall Street
Press TV - The director of the embattled National Security
Agency, Gen. Keith Alexander, is reportedly seeking new powers
for surveillance activities on Wall Street to secure the US
General Motors Executive Warns Of Impending Auto Bubble
freebeacon.com - General Motors of Canada President Kevin
Williams is warning that subprime loans could doom the auto
industry just as it did the housing industry in 2007. Williams
told the editorial board of Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper on
Monday that record Canadian auto sales could be attributed to
cheap credit loans.
New Fed Boss, Same Train Wreck Policies
Kurt Nimmo - Obama’s selection for Federal Reserve boss, Council
on Foreign Relations member and Alan Greenspan protege Janet
Yellen, has signaled that the fiat funny money printing presses
will continue to roll.
Banks are stockpiling cash ahead of anticipated financial panic
(NaturalNews) As the government shutdown grinds on with no end
in sight, as President Obama continues to vow not to negotiate
with House Republicans over raising the debt ceiling limit and
funding Obamacare, many of the nation's biggest banks are
stockpiling cash for ATM machines in case the public becomes
panicked over a potential U.S. default.
Drug-free job applicants denied positions over urine that is too
(NaturalNews) If you are a drug-free, healthy person applying
for a job that requires a drug test, you may still fail the drug
test - honest and outright. Sounds insane, but it's all very
real for some Americans. Some Americans are being denied jobs
altogether or fired, because they have healthy, clean urine that
contains no drugs whatsoever. What is going on here?
World War 2 Vets to Storm Barricades Surrounding Iwo Jima
Paul Joseph Watson - On Saturday, Honor Flight veterans plan to
break through barricades that have been placed around the Iwo
Jima Monument, setting up a potential confrontation with
National Park Service employees. In a message to organizers
behind the ‘Million Vet March on the Memorials’, a separate
demonstration set to take place on Sunday morning at the World
War II Memorial in DC...
House approves funding for military death benefits
Al Jazeera - Lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted
425–0 Wednesday on a measure to finance death benefits to
families of U.S. troops killed in action. Blaming the government
shutdown, the Pentagon had halted the $100,000 payments, usually
made within three days of a death.
YouTube: Arrested WWII Veteran - Full Interview
In this video Luke Rudkowski documents veterans getting together
on October 7th 2013 to make a stand against the curfew of the
Vietnam veterans memorial in NYC. Over a dozen veterans were
arrested that day in an act of civil disobedience against many
issues that are expressed in this interview.
Shutdown Defiance: Citizen Mows Lincoln Memorial Lawn
Infowars.com - Chris Cox, the man pictured above pushing a
lawnmower, told CBS DC his actions weren’t politically
motivated, but meant as a symbol of respect for the veterans set
to convene in the nation’s capital this upcoming weekend for the
Million Vet March.... According to the Weekly Standard, “It’s
unclear how much of the expansive lawn behind the memorial was
mowed, but Park Police were alerted and three cruisers with
multiple officers showed up.”
Foreclosures Surge in D.C. Area After Federal Budget Cuts
Bloomberg - Foreclosure starts in the Washington suburbs surged
last month following federal budget cuts that have made it
harder for some homeowners to pay their mortgages, even as
defaults declined across the US, RealtyTrac said.
When Frackers Come Calling: Homeowners Increasingly Duped in
RINF - Thousands of homeowners in the U.S. are finding out the
hard way that so-called “mineral rights” for fossil fuel
deposits that may exist beneath their newly purchased property
have already secretly been sold to gas and drilling companies,
effectively nullifying their ability to object to fracking or
other extraction projects that could have serious health impacts
on them or their families.
Blizzard kills 60,000 cattle in South Dakota as shutdown slows
The Globe and Mail - Disaster aid will be slow to come for South
Dakota ranchers who lost as many as 60,000 head of cattle during
an historic blizzard over the weekend, industry officials said
Global Sea Ice Area Continues Its Spectacular Growth
Real Science - There has been no global warming for 17 years,
and global sea ice area is increasing as well. The earth has
gained 27,000 Manhattans of sea ice since this date last year,
and is greater than it was on this date in 1984.
Professor: California bluefin tuna may have been contaminated by
radioactive substances from Fukushima
ENENews - The samples come from 20 bluefin tuna caught off
California between May and August of last year. Researchers at
Stanford University studied the same fish and said they detected
low levels of radioactive cesium. They concluded the source of
the contamination was the nuclear accident at the Fukushima
VIDEO: THE PROMISE – Exposing the Truth About the Routine Breast
Namaste Publishing - The truth about the routine breast
screening program. The film every woman needs to see.
Hyperthyroidism, Grave's Disease Eased Naturally with Lemon Balm
& Green Tea
Natural Society - Hyperthyroidism can lead to numerous health
problems. Luckily, green tea and lemon balm are beneficial in
CDC Calls Back Some Furloughed Staff To Tackle Multi-State
Consumerist - On the heels of a multi-state outbreak of
salmonella that has sickened hundreds, some were wondering what
would happen with most of the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention’s food-borne illness staff on furlough during the
government shutdown. The CDC is now reassuring the public that
it has called back many of its workers to handle the outbreak.
Shutdown Ends Food Inspections in U.S., Leaving 90% of U.S.
Seafood Imports Unchecked
All Gov - With about half of the workforce at the Food and Drug
Administration on furlough, 91% of seafood imported into the
United States is not being inspected, according to media
reports. Nearly 50% of fruits and 20% of vegetables imported and
consumed in the U.S. also aren’t undergoing inspection.
Buyer Be Warned: Toxic PVC Labeled BPA Free
sarasnow.com - In answer to consumers’ demands to drop BPA from
products, many manufacturers have simply switched to using
different, but potentially more toxic chemicals.... The dangers
of PVC have been cited more and more frequently, leading to PVC
bans in virtually all European countries. Some U.S. cities are
following suit. For example, Boston, New York, and San Francisco
have already placed strict purchasing measures on products made
Ten foods to prevent and stop diabetes
(NaturalNews) Diabetes is a disorder wherein the body cannot
control its level of blood glucose or sugar. While many of the
foods today contain high levels of diabetes-inducing sugar,
there are ten amazingly healthy foods that can actually prevent
Melatonin Regulates Our Cycles, Mood, Reproduction, Weight and
Dr. Mercola - Did you know, for instance, that melatonin may
help protect against heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and
migraine headaches? Or that it may help with weight control and
strengthening your immune system? It even appears to play a role
in cancer prevention.
Health benefits of grape seed extract
(NaturalNews) Grapes have been used by European and Middle
Eastern folk healers for years for their powerful medicinal
properties. Scientists have found that the grape seed has the
most concentrated form of health benefits from the grape.
New Trigger of Alzheimer’s Identified: Stress
Dr. Mercola - According to recent research, stress appears to be
related to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, by triggering a
degenerative process in your brain and precipitating disruption
of your neuroendocrine and immune system
These medicinal herbs make great additions to your herbal
medicine or tea cabinet
(NaturalNews) Medicinal plants and herbs truly do put the
"mother" in mother nature. Like good friends, herbs are always
there for you to support your body and help put things right
when you're not feeling well.
Real-life 'Iron Man' suit commissioned by US military
The Verge - The technology in Iron Man is getting a step closer
to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has
commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would
provide the wearer with superhuman abilities like night vision,
enhanced strength, and protection from gunfire.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Winter Gardening Tips From Your Growing Zone
Mother Earth News - In June 2013, we sent a winter gardening
survey to thousands of readers all over the United States and
beyond, asking growers about their best strategies for growing
food in winter. This page includes a large sampling of the
responses we received, organized by Growing Zone.
Hemp Farmer Makes History with First US Crop in 56 Years
silverunderground.com - Ryan Loflin’s 55 acre crop isn’t going
to push hemp prices down all on its own, but it’s a start.
Considering the fact that no one has legally produced hemp in
the US in over 56 years, it’s historic.... Though federal law
still bans the production of hemp, the Department of Justice
recently signaled that it would respect state laws on this
10 Survival Tools That Should Be In Your Survival Pack
Natural Blaze - The ten tools listed below are some of the most
important survival tools that should be in your 72-hour bags or
survival bags. Of course, other items can be included, but these
essentials are a must-have for every survival pack. Practice
using these tools regularly so that you know their capability
and their strength.
October 9, 2013 - Today In History:
1701 - The Collegiate School of Connecticut was chartered in New Haven.
The name was later changed to Yale.
1776 - A group of Spanish missionaries settled in what is now San
1781 - The last major battle of the American Revolutionary War took
place in Yorktown, VA. The American forces, led by George Washington,
defeated the British troops under Lord Cornwallis.
1812 - During the War of 1812 American forces captured two British
brigs, the Detroit and the Caledonia.
1858 - Mail service via stagecoach between San Francisco, CA, and St.
Louis, MO, began.
1872 - Aaron Montgomery started his mail order business with the
delivery of the first mail order catalog. The firm later became
1888 - The public was admitted to the Washington Monument for the first
1914 - During World War I, German forces captured Antwerp, Belgium.
1936 - The first generator at Boulder Dam began transmitting electricity
to Los Angeles, CA. The name of the dam was later changed to Hoover Dam.
1940 - St. Paul's Cathedral in London was bombed by the Nazis. The dome
was unharmed in the bombing.
1974 - Oskar Schindler died in Frankfurt, Germany. Schindler is credited
with saving the lives of about 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust.
1985 - The hijackers of the Achille Lauro cruise liner surrendered after
the ship arrived in Port Said, Egypt.
1986 - U.S. District Judge Harry E. Claiborne became the fifth federal
official to be removed from office through impeachment. The U.S. Senate
convicted Claiborne of "high crimes and misdemeanors."
1994 - The U.S. sent troops and warships to the Persian Gulf in response
to Saddam Hussein sending thousands of troops and hundreds of tanks
toward the Kuwaiti border.
2001 - Prosecutors in Miami, FL, announced that they would seek a prison
sentence if O.J. Simpson was convicted in his road rage trial. Jury
selection began for the trial just after the announcement.
2009 - NASA launched the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite
(LCROSS). On November 13, it was announced that water had been
discovered in the planned impact plume on the moon.
VIDEO: US torturing terror suspect on USS San Antonio: Lendman
Press TV - American author and political analyst Stephen Lendman says
the United States is torturing detained suspected al-Qaeda operative Abu
Anas al-Libi on a warship in order to get a confession.
Senators want al-Libi sent to Gitmo
Press TV - A number of Republican lawmakers are demanding that a Libyan
man abducted by US Special Forces over his alleged role on the bombings
of two American embassies be sent to Guantanamo detention facility for
Eye for an eye? Libyan militants seek vengeance for Al-Qaeda leader’s
RT - Libyan jihadists have called for retaliation after the rendition of
an Al-Qaeda leader in Tripoli, saying militants should kidnap US
citizens and attack gas pipelines, ships and planes.
produces 10-15 atomic bombs each year: report
alalam.ir - The Israeli regime has produced 690-950 kg of plutonium and
continued to build from 10 to 15 nuclear bombs of the Nagasaki type each
year, a report says. Israel, which also develops very sophisticated
chemical weapons in addition to biological and nuclear weapons, refutes
to sign any international treaty to allow UN to inspect its nuclear,
chemical and biological arsenals, Jane's Defense Weekly reported.
Ecuador's Correa: Obama's exceptionalism talk reminiscent of Nazi
rhetoric before WWII
RT - Referring to US President Barack Obama’s statement that “America is
exceptional” because it stands up not only for its own “narrow self
interest, but for the interests of all," Correa said: “Does not this
remind you of the Nazis’ rhetoric before and during World War II? They
considered themselves the chosen race, the superior race, etc. Such
words and ideas pose extreme danger,” President Correa said on RT
Spanish’ Entrevista program.
Greece Considering Confiscation Of Private Assets
Zero Hedge - The last time we opined on the possibility of a
Cyprus-style "bail-in" in Greece, which is essentially a
legally-mandated confiscation of private sector assets held hostage by
the local financial system, until such time as the balance sheet of said
financial system is viable, we were joking. Well, not really joking.
Charges dropped against France Sarkozy
Press TV - Corruption charges against former French President Nicolas
Sarkozy for taking financial advantages of the richest woman in France
during his 2007 election campaign have been dropped.
Why Spain Wants to Tax the Sun
Adan Salazar - In alleged efforts to tackle a debt mountain of $35
billion, Spain’s energy sector wants solar panel users to pay a “backup
toll,” essentially forcing people who use solar panels to pay for
US to reduce military aid to Egypt
Press TV - The White House has eventually decided to suspend a
substantial portion of US military aid to Egypt, following a lengthy
review that began in August after days of deadly attacks on supporters
of Egypt’s ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, according to several
VIDEO: UN delegates urge Israel to join NPT
Press TV - The delegates at the United Nations headquarters in New York
discussed on Tuesday the prospects of bringing about a Middle East free
of WMDs. During the meeting, Russian Foreign Ministry Security and
Disarmament Department Director Mikhail Ulyanov voiced concern over
Israel’s undeclared nuclear arms and said the regime “must be
VIDEO: 'Over 70% think Rouhani deserves Nobel’
Press TV - A survey being conducted by British daily The Guardian shows
respondents believe that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is the most
deserving candidate to receive this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.
VIDEO: Economic situation worsening in Gaza
Press TV - According to reports, the destruction of underground tunnels
that served as a lifeline to Gaza has caused a shortage of essential
goods in the coastal enclave and hampered daily life. Egypt’s
military-backed government has demolished nearly 800 tunnels along its
border with Gaza since January this year, preventing the people in Gaza
from accessing most of their basic goods like food, fuel, and
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Military Buying Italian Planes At $50 Million A Piece . . . And
Sending Them Directly To “Boneyard”
jonathanturley.org - While the federal and state governments
continue to cut programs for education, scientific research, and
the environment, the Pentagon continues to spend wildly on items
and them toss them out.... Now, we buying huge planes at $50
million a pop only to roll them directly from the factories into
mothballs because no one wants them.
Obama not ready for negotiations with Republicans until the end
of government shutdown
RT - President Barack Obama told reporters at the White House on
Tuesday that he will discuss the future of his Affordable Care
Act with Republican opponents in the House of Representatives
only once Congress re-opens the United States government.
Obamacare Marketplace: Personal Data Can Be Used For ‘Law
Enforcement and Audit Activities’
Weekly Standard - The policy states that all information to help
in applying for coverage and even for making a payment will be
kept strictly confidential and only be used to carry out the
function of the marketplace. There is, however, an exception: "[W]e
may share information provided in your application with the
appropriate authorities for law enforcement and audit
xrepublic.tv - Al Jazeera America interviews Man who supported
Obama(and Obamacare) and has seen an absurd $10,000 increase in
Insurance cost due to Obamacare/ACA. He is now reconsidering his
support. They also show other examples.
YouTube: Judge Napolitano ~ Obama Is Instructing The Executive
About The Nature Of Things To Be Closed
Fox News Oct 8, 2013.
Victory! New York Capital Unanimously Passes Anti-NDAA
Activist Post - On October 7, 2013, the Albany, NY Common
Council unanimously passed Resolution 80.92.13, becoming the
first city in America to prohibit indefinite military detention
without charge or trial, specifically under the 2012 National
Defense Authorization Act, to declare it is not a “battlefield”
and resolve that its citizens and residents are not subject to
“detention under the law of war.”
Anonymous plans Million Mask March on Washington
RT - Demonstrators hope that one million masked activists will
descend on Washington, DC next month to celebrate Guy Fawkes Day
with a mass rally to remind the world “That fairness, justice
and freedom are more than just words.”
America’s Path to Revolution Is Rapidly Escalating
Activist Post - Part one of this series demonstrated the
beginnings of a spirit of civil disobedience against the tyranny
of the federal government ranging from three governors who are
saying no to the Obama administration, to the veterans who defy
the National Park Service to visit the war memorials, to average
everyday people who are consciously defying the federal
government which has been hijacked by the central bankers.
US adults score below average on worldwide test
.wtop.com - It's long been known that America's school kids
haven't measured well compared with international peers. Now,
there's a new twist: Adults don't either.
Worksheet asks sixth grade students to remove parts of the Bill
Digital Journal - A student in Bryant School District in
Arkansas brought home a worksheet that presented her with a
scenario that referred to the Bill of Rights as “outdated” and
that as part of a special committee she would need to throw out
two of the Amendments.
Woman Calls 911 For Diabetic Fiance, Police Shoot And Kill Man
Storyleak - Alcia Herron called 911 for an ambulance shortly
after her fiance, 43-year-old Jack Lamar Roberson, took diabetes
medication that worried her. According to Herron, police soon
arrived on scene and opened fire on Roberson in front of the
entire family, including Roberson’s 8-year-old daughter.
Winner! World Food Prize Awarded For Breakthroughs In Mass
Organic Prepper - Monsanto and Sygenta have won the prestigious
World Food Prize. Apparently, tampering with the genetic make-up
of food and turning something that used to be healthy into
poison, tainting the soil, air and water with chemical drift
from pesticides like Roundup, killing the bee population of
entire continents, and driving small farmers out of business
through gratuitous lawsuits and unethical practices, pays big
public relations dividends.
VIDEO: Reid wants $1T debt hike to end of 2014
The Hill - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.)
blasted Reid’s proposal for not including any spending reform.
“What he proposes is to raise the debt limit by $1 trillion, but
not do anything about the debt,” McConnell said. “Not a single
reform to get spending under control. We’ve got a debt close to
Dem Congresswoman Suggests “Martial Law” to End Government
Paul Joseph Watson - Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee
used obscure language to characterize the push for a clean
resolution which would end the government shutdown, labeling it
a form of “martial law.”
Senior Citizens Locked Inside Yellowstone By Armed Guards Due To
Ben Swann - Thanks to the partial government shutdown, some
people were locked inside Yellowstone National Park for days.
Pat Vaillancourt was one of those people. She came into
Yellowstone with a bus tour group, which “included senior
citizen visitors from Japan, Australia, Canada, and the United
States.” They were on a nine day tour of national parks when the
government shut down on October 1.
Feds Now Blocking Children From Going To School And Families
From Visiting Dead Relatives
Ben Swann - It is perhaps worth mentioning that when government
builds the roads- it also gets to close them whenever it feels
like it (just because). The latest round of political theater
from the Obama administration has hit in the Great Smoky
Mountains of East Tennessee.
Shutdown insanity: Jogger fined $100 for exercising at Valley
Forge National Park
(NaturalNews) John Bell, a 56-year-old realtor, said he parked
his car on Sunday in a remote parking lot, not one blocked by a
barrier.... Nevertheless, he says when he took his run recently
a pair of two Park Rangers were waiting for him with their car
lights flashing when he returned. For the high crime of
disobeying the Great Obama, Bell was hit with a $100 citation.
Extreme Hypocrisy! Obama Orders Federal Workers To “Make Life As
Difficult For People As We Can”
Economic Collapse - Why would the president of the United States
try to purposely hurt the American people? Well, in 2013 this is
done in order to score political points and force the opposition
in to doing what you want them to do.
America Is Rapidly Approaching Its Date with Destiny
Dave Hodges - We have governors of states, brave veterans, and
average people defying the federal government. What does this
all of this mean?
Call to Action – Join Us for Historic Open Carry March at The
Alamo on October 19
oathkeepers.org - Oath Keepers will be participating in and
sponsoring Open Carry Texas’ march on The Alamo October 19th,
2013. Oath Keepers’ Texas Chapter President Jay Stang will speak
along with Stewart Rhodes, Oath Keepers founder and president,
and Mike Vanderboegh, founder of the Three Percenter Movement
and author of the Sipsey Street Irregulars blog. Jerry
Patterson, retired Marine Corps combat pilot and Texas Land
Commissioner, will be the keynote speaker.
How to Jack Up the Debt? Rile Seniors
Kurt Nimmo - Obama and his bankster handlers will soon enough
get back to the game of saddling the American people and their
children’s children with debt. This will be accomplished by
riling up millions of senior citizens and others dependent on
New $100 bill costs 60% more to produce
MarketWatch - The revamped $100 bill costs 12.5 cents to produce
— a 60% increase over the 7.8 cents it cost to print the older
version of the bill. The government has printed 3.5 billion of
the new $100 bills, which it began delivering to financial
Governments Will Start Panicking As Chaos & Crisis Accelerates
King World News - With continued uncertainty in global markets,
today the 42-year market veteran who correctly predicted that
the Fed would not taper is now warning King World News that
governments will start panicking as the chaos and crisis
Former US Treasury Official - President To Seize Total Power
King World News - Today a former US Treasury Official warned
King World News that the President of the United States will
declare a “National Catastrophe,” and seize total power, much
like a Caesar would, if it is deemed necessary to avoid a
disastrous US default and subsequent collapse.
Obama to pick Yellen to lead Fed
Press TV - President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce
that he has selected Janet Yellen as his nominee to be the next
chair of the Federal Reserve, the White House said Tuesday,
bringing a remarkably noisy battle over the top job at the
nation’s central bank to what should be a relatively quiet
Wall Street bosses run America
Press TV - They're more powerful than standing armies. What they
say goes. They decide policy. They rule the world. They do it by
controlling money, credit and debt. They manipulate markets for
self-enrichment. Grand theft is official Wall Street policy.
Government officials wink, nod, and permit the grandest of grand
larceny to persist.
Shutdown outrage: Military death benefits denied to families of
Washington Times - At least five families of U.S. military
members killed during in Afghanistan over the weekend were given
a double-whammy by federal officials: Not only have your loved
ones died, but due to the government shutdown, you won’t receive
a death benefit. The benefit is $100,000 and is wired to family
members of the killed military member within 36 hours of the
Police Arrest Veterans at NYC Memorial
Paul Joseph Watson - Police arrested numerous Vietnam veterans
during a vigil at a war memorial in New York City last night
after the protesters refused to adhere to a 10pm curfew.... One
video shows a man speaking about how veterans are committing
suicide. “This is a sign of betrayal….it’s important you know
that your government committed immense atrocities during the
Vietnam war, we did it every day,” he states.
Shutdown furloughs about to hit nuclear safety agency
CNN - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday it expects
to furlough some 3,600 employees at the close of business on
Thursday if Republicans and Democrats in Congress still have not
resolved their impasse over federal spending. The 300 essential
personnel who would stay on include about 150 so-called
Rite Aid deliberately dumped hazardous waste across California
landfills, declares judge
(NaturalNews) One of the nation's largest drug store chains has
been ordered by a California judge to fork over more than $12.3
million to settle a civil lawsuit accusing the company of
illegally dumping hazardous waste in California landfills. As
reported by the Los Angeles Times (LAT) and others,
Pennsylvania-based Rite Aid Corp. was found to have improperly
handled and disposed of sensitive materials in at least 600
landfills across the Golden State.
The Ugly Side of Statins: Systemic Appraisal of the Contemporary
Mercola.com - Statin cholesterol-lowering drugs are among the
most widely prescribed drugs on the market, bringing in $20
billion a year.1 They are a top profit-maker for the
pharmaceutical industry, in part due to relentless and highly
successful direct-to-consumer advertising campaigns.
How Blocking Sugar Intake can Reduce Cancer Risk/Progression
Natural Society - Sugar fuels cancer. A new study has indicated
that blocking dietary sugar can reduce tumor development risk
and progression of cancer cells.
8 Foods Even The Experts Won't Eat
Prevent Disease - Food scientists are shedding light on items
loaded with toxins and chemicals--and simple swaps for a cleaner
diet and supersized health. Experts from different areas of
specialty explain why they won't eat these eight foods.
Meta-Analysis Finds Potassium to Prevent Strokes, Heart Attacks,
and High Blood Pressure
Natural Society - Potassium is important. Several studies have
found that higher potassium intake is associated with a reduced
risk of stroke and lowered blood pressure.
Tikker Wrist Watch Will Predict When You Will Die and Countdown
to That Moment
Natural Blaze - How would you like a countdown until you kick
the bucket right on your wrist as proceed through life? Would it
motivate you make the most of your time as a living person…or
would it just freak you out?
Crony Medicine Offers Exotic New Flu Vaccines
Alliance for Natural Health - Big Pharma has some exotic new flu
products for fall 2013, including quadrivalent (four-in-one)
vaccines produced using dog kidney cells (Flucelvax) and army
worm cells (Flublok). Researchers are also closer to developing
what they believe will be a “universal” flu shot that will
protect against every new strain of the disease, though its
implementation will be at least five years off.
Breakthrough in the Fight Against Flu: Scientists Move Closer to
Dr. Mercola - Researchers believe that getting a vaccine that
prompts your body to produce more CD8 T cells may protect you
from getting infected with the flu, or at least from having
severe symptoms, resulting in a ‘universal’ flu vaccine. Vitamin
D has a direct immune-modulating effect on CD8 T cells and
vitamin-D deficiency may worsen CD8 T-cell deficiency. It may
be, then, that the best ‘universal flu vaccine’ there is doesn’t
need to be ‘developed’ or ‘created’ – it already exists in the
form of natural vitamin D.
The flu vaccine increases your flu risk
(NaturalHealth365) Many people understand that flu shots aren’t
effective. What is less known is vaccinating against one strain
of influenza can actually increase the risk of exposure to
Big Pharma Spends Billions on Vaccines While World’s Biggest
Pandemic Rages On
Natural Society - Do you think its bird flu, or swine flu that
has killed the most people worldwide? How about HPV, the latest
supposed vaccine-prevented disease? Guess again. The most
prolific pandemic disease on the planet today is tuberculosis
(TB), and there is not one thing Big Pharma has been able to do
about it. This disease is second only to HIV/AIDS in the numbers
of adults it kills worldwide every year.
Six powerful ways to use lavender during the cold and flu season
(NaturalNews) Hidden beneath the pleasing scent of lavender is a
fierce natural medicine and formidable protector. Used since
antiquity, lavender was a significant guardian against some of
the most deadly infectious diseases of all time - the great
epidemics of plague sweeping across Europe throughout the Middle
Ages and into the 17th century.
Six easy, natural ways to boost your immune system for flu
(NaturalNews) Well, summer's over and healthcare professionals
are already gearing up for cold and flu season. Don't rely
solely on that flu vaccine to keep you protected; in many cases,
the vaccines tend to make people sick.
Herbs for effective blood pressure management
(NaturalNews) Herbs are also beneficial in treating
hypertension. They actually help in the prevention of high blood
pressure and lowering or maintaining its levels. If you are
clinically diagnosed with this condition, you will likely be
given a prescription. However, there are other natural means to
manage high blood pressure. These include...
Court: Ohio hospital can force chemo on Amish girl
USA Today - An appeals court has sided again with an Ohio
hospital that wants to force a 10-year-old Amish girl to resume
chemotherapy after her parents decided to stop the treatments.
The court ruled that an attorney who's also a registered nurse
should be granted limited guardianship over the girl, Sarah
Hershberger, and the power to make medical decisions for her.
Soon, Drones May Be Able to Make Lethal Decisions on Their Own
National Journal - Scientists, engineers and policymakers are
all figuring out ways drones can be used better and more
smartly, more precise and less damaging to civilians, with
longer range and better staying power. One method under
development is by increasing autonomy on the drone itself.
NASA ban on Chinese sparks boycott
Press TV - A number of prominent American astronomers are
boycotting a NASA conference on exoplanets after they realized
that the US government space agency has banned Chinese
scientists to attend. The ban is based on a law passed in 2011
that prevents NASA funds from being used to collaborate with
China or host Chinese nationals at NASA facilities, according to
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Herb Garden Maintenance For Fall And Winter
Off The Grid News - As the calendar turns from summer into fall,
it’s a good time to think about performing a few simple
maintenance chores in your herb garden so you can enjoy your
favorite herbs all year long.
Monsanto's Bt Crops Turn Bugs into Major Pests
Natural Society - A new study suggests that Monsanto's Bt crops
are turning non-targeted, benign insects into major threats....
In essence, the Bt technology in crops like corn and soy could
encourage predatory behavior in pests it was not designed to
target. The title of the study, “Pest trade-offs in technology:
reduced damage by caterpillars in Bt cotton benefits aphids,”
aptly explains the problem.
Thousands of Minneapolis bees killed by pesticides
Grist - When thousands of Minneapolis bees died last month,
“spilling out of the hive” like they were “drunk,” as one
apiarist put it, the University of Minnesota and the state’s ag
department were called in. After weeks of lab tests, the
scientists found the culprit: Fipronil, a widely used
insecticide found in more than 50 pest-killing products.
How to Deal with Common Pet Emergencies
Activist Post - Today I would like to provide you with some
suggestions for dealing with pet injuries and illnesses. As much
as for myself as for you, I have put together the following list
of solutions to pet accidents and illnesses that may occur
following a disaster or other catastrophe when professional help
is not around.
Man says dog ate his money and U.S. Treasury pays him $500
Digital Journal - Maybe you never did it when you were a child,
but you've heard of students who say a dog ate their homework?
The United States Treasury Department has paid a man $500 after
he reportedly proved a dog ate his money.
October 8, 2013 - Today In History:
1918 - U.S. Corporal Alvin C. York almost single-handedly killed 25
German soldiers and captured 132 in the Argonne Forest in France. York
had originally tried to avoid being drafted as a conscientious objector.
After this event his was promoted to sergeant and was awarded the
Congressional Medal of Honor.
1938 - The cover of "The Saturday Evening Post" portrayed Norman
1945 - U.S. President Truman announced that only Britain and Canada
would be given the secret to the atomic bomb.
1950 - U.N. forces crossed into North Korea from South Korea.
1952 - "The Complete Book of Etiquette" was published for the first
1981 - U.S. President Reagan greeted former Presidents Carter, Ford and
Nixon to the White House. The group was preparing to leave for Egypt to
attend the funeral of Anwar Sadat.
1991 - A slave burial site was found by construction workers in lower
Manhattan. The "Negro Burial Ground" had been closed in 1790. Over a
dozen skeletons were found.
1993 - The U.S. government issued a report absolving the FBI of any
wrongdoing in its final assault in Waco, TX, on the Branch Davidian
compound. The fire that ended the siege killed as many as 85 people.
1998 - Taliban forces attacked Iranian border posts. Iran said that
three border posts were destroyed before the Taliban forces were forced
to retreat. The Taliban of Afghanistan denied the event occurred.
1998 - Canada and Netherlands were voted into the U.N. Security Council.
2001 - Tom Ridge, former Governor of Pennsylvania, was sworn in as
director of the new U.S. department of Homeland Security.
2001 - Two Russian cosmonauts made the first spacewalk to be conducted
outside of the international space station without a shuttle present.
2002 - A federal judge approved U.S. President George W. Bush's request
to reopen West Coast ports, to end a caustic 10-day labor lockout. The
lockout was costing the U.S. economy an estimated $1 billion to $2
billion a day.
2003 - Vietnam & the U.S. reached an agreement that would allow the
first commercial flights between the two countries since the end of the
2003 - Siegfried Fischbacher and his manager announced that the
"Siegfried and Roy" show at the Mirage was canceled permanently. It was
also said that if Roy Horn survived, after a tiger attack on October 3,
the duo would continue to work together.
2004 - The first-ever direct presidential elections were held in
BBC Caught Staging Syria Chemical Weapons Propaganda?
Paul Joseph Watson - Within 2 hours of posting this story, the BBC filed
a copyright claim with YouTube to get the 45 second clip removed. This
shows how nervous the BBC is about this information coming to light.
News organizations routinely rely on dubious copyright claims to censor
damaging revelations. An copy of the video via LiveLeak is embedded
SEAL Team Six Raids: More War On Terror Theatrics
Kurt Nimmo - More than an effective military raid against dangerous
terrorists, the twin raids in Libya and Somalia over the weekend are
flimsy propaganda efforts designed to keep the war on terror sideshow
rolling along. The events provided both national and local corporate
media an expanded venue to sloganeer in the name of state violence
against largely manufactured enemies...
Al-Qaeda leader seized in Libya was innocent pizza restaurant worker in
Britain, son says
The Telegraph - The family of Abu Anas al-Libi, the alleged al-Qaeda
leader seized by American forces in Libya, last night claimed he was
innocent and had been working in a pizza restaurant while in Britain,
not masterminding international terror attacks.
An Opening to Iran?
Ron Paul - Last week, for the first time since the 1979 Iranian
revolution, the US president spoke with his Iranian counterpart. Their
15 minute telephone call was reported to open the door to further
high-level discussions. This is a very important event.
‘Big lender’ China urges US to avoid bankruptcy
RT - As the Government shutdown in the US enters its second week, the
country is just 10-days away from default, and the country’s main
creditor China has urged Washington to take decisive steps to avoid
bankruptcy and ensure safety of Chinese investments.
VIDEO: Greek ex-minister gets 20 years in jail
Press TV - A court in Greece has sentenced former defense minister, Akis
Tsochatzopoulos, to 20 years in prison for money laundering.... "There
were so many bribes he could not even calculate the total amount,"
Prosecutor Georgia Adilini said, citing sums of money transferred in
"bags, suitcases, cheques, bank accounts, businesses".
Shell Opens Iraqi Oil Field
RINF - Shell, which started production from the field’s first well on
September 20, said it had now opened the field’s other wells and
officially inaugurated the field Sunday. Production will be ramped up to
“175,000 barrels a day in the next weeks,” a Shell spokesperson said.
In Obama's absence, other leaders take center stage at APEC meeting
Al Jazeera - China took center stage Monday at the Asia-Pacific Economic
Cooperation (APEC) forum in Bali, Indonesia without President Barack
Obama, who decided to forgo the trip amid the United States’ ongoing
North Korea puts army on alert, warns U.S. of 'horrible disaster'
(Reuters) - North Korea said on Tuesday its military would be put on
high alert and be ready to launch operations, stepping up tension after
weeks of rhetoric directed against the United States and South Korea,
who it accuses of instigating hostility.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
White House open to short-term increase in debt ceiling
McClatchy - The White House indicated Monday for the first time
that it would be open to a short-term increase to the nation’s
borrowing limit, allowing the federal government to avoid a
possible default on its obligations that could plunge the nation
into another recession.
Bring It On: I Will Not Comply with Obamacare
Activist Post - Michael Rivero of What Really Happened gives the
best explanation I’ve seen for why the government is so intent
that everyone must participate in this program. They have run
the country into the ground and want to force us all to pay as
they vainly struggle to keep things afloat. This is a last ditch
effort – the only alternative is economic collapse....
The Obamacare Signup Cover-up
White House spokesman Jay Carney today continued the Obama
administration’s refusal to release federal Obamacare enrollment
data. Carney did say that the data would be released “monthly.”
But when asked for a specific date, Carney said “I’d refer you
to CMS and HHS. I’m not sure when that begins.” Below is a
timeline of Obama administration obfuscation on the question of
Shutdown Day 3: Food distributor stalled, charter boat captains
Miami Herold - Charter guides received a message from the
National Park Service this week informing them that they are not
permitted to take clients fishing in Florida Bay until the feds
get back to work. That means that more than 1,100 square miles
of prime fishing is off limits between the southern tip of the
mainland to the Keys until further notice.
Obama Admin. Pulls Down “Amber Alerts” Site Due To Govt.
Shutdown – Then Puts It Back Up After Bad Press
Ben Swann - On Sunday, Elizabeth Sheld of Breitbart News wrote,
“If you type
www.amberalert.gov in your browser, you will find that the
website redirects to an error message stating that the
government shutdown has stopped the program… [But] if you try
and visit letsmove.gov, Michelle Obama’s healthy child/exercise
initiative, no such redirect takes place.”
Book by whistleblower at center of “Fast and Furious” blocked by
RT - A book authored by an agent at the center of the Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ “Fast and Furious”
gun running debacle has been rejected and barred from being
published by the agency, citing concerns for morale.
John Birch Founder Predicted 10 Steps to America’s Destruction
55 Years Ago
Activist Post - At a John Birch Society council dinner speech on
March 9, 1974, society founder Robert Welch laid out what he
called the “Insiders” long-range plans for the destruction of
American sovereignty.... Here are the ten steps Welch
NFL Nixes Guns For Off-Duty Cops at Cleveland Stadium
Adan Salazar - Stadium becomes Constitution-free zone and
mass-murder magnet in one fell swoop.... According to
Cleveland.com, a memo went out to Cleveland police stating
FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns, would begin
outlawing firearms for off-duty cops, essentially lowering
officers to the same level as the other disarmed peasants.
"Tag" Banned! Kindergarten Playground Now Safe from Children
“running in packs”
Activist Post - As you know, having children “running in packs”
just won’t do, so a school system in Grand Rapids, Michigan is
determined to put a stop to such unruly behavior. “Tag” will no
longer be allowed for the young students of the Zeeland Public
'Truckers for the Constitution' Plan to Slow D.C. Beltway,
U.S.News & World Report - Tractor-trailer drivers will
intentionally clog the inner loop of the Washington, D.C.,
beltway beginning on the morning of Oct. 11, according to a
coordinator of the upcoming "Truckers Ride for the Constitution"
Related Video with links.
NSA’s vast new Utah data hub suffering from ‘meltdowns’ - report
RT - Though the NSA’s vast data storage facility in Utah is now
hardly a secret, new information has surfaced indicating
widespread technical failures delaying its opening, including 10
“meltdowns” within the past 13 months.
Obamacare shutdown theater: President holds entire nation ransom
with contrived closings
(NaturalNews) It is now becoming obvious to nearly all Americans
that the Obama administration is running a pernicious, punitive,
selective "shutdown" that's designed to hold the American people
hostage until Obama gets his way. His "ransom demand" is total
capitulation to his demands for endless spending, the total
takeover of medicine by Obamacare, and the centralization of
power in the hands of the few.
Obama to Allow Amnesty Rally on National Mall After Kicking
Freedom Outpost - Last week, Barack Obama did a disgraceful
thing in barricading the World War II Memorial and then later
forcing Vietnam Veterans from the Vietnam Memorial.... Now, on
the very same Mall that those Memorials reside on, the Obama
administration has decided to hold a massive rally for
comprehensive immigration reform (you know it as amnesty for
illegal aliens) on Tuesday.
If White House Is Federal Property, Obama Should Be Kicked Out
Activist Post - Now residents who lease land at Lake Mead have
been told to evacuate their homes. Christie Vanover, a
spokeswoman for the Lake Mead Recreational Area, told the Las
Vegas Review-Journal, “They are all vacation homes and everybody
who lives in them are considered visitors.
NIH Cuts Therapy Dogs for Ill Children at Clinical Center
CNS News - The Clinical Center at the National Institutes of
Health has suspended its dog therapy program because of the
government shutdown, according to John Burklow, spokesperson for
'Shutdown' Day 7: Government Buys $47,174 Mechanical Bull
CNS News - The government shutdown may be keeping furloughed
federal workers at home, but on Monday the U.S. Army contracted
to buy a mechanical bull. The $47,174 contract was awarded on
Oct. 7 to Mechanical Bull Sales Inc. of State College, Penn.
Obama’s cousin set to run for US Senate
Press TV - President Barack Obama™s second cousin is set to
announce his intention to run for the US Senate during next
year's Republican primary challenge.... Wolf, who is a tea party
Republican and physician opposed to Obamacare, will deliver his
announcement at the Ritz Charles hotel in Overland Park, Kansas,
Tuesday evening, The Hill reported.
12 Very Ominous Warnings About What A U.S. Debt Default Would
Mean For The Global Economy
Economic Collapse - A U.S. debt default that lasts for more than
a couple of days could potentially cause a financial crash
unlike anything that the world has ever seen before.
Okla. Sen: U.S. disability system being "gamed"
CBS News - The number of Americans enrolled in the federal
disability program has skyrocketed, setting it on a course to
become the first federal benefits program to run out of funds.
17 Reasons To "Pop Tags" at the Thrift Store
Activist Post - Fifty years ago, you never wanted to mention
getting a deal on something or buying second-hand. Now, it's
something to brag about.
Oregano - One of The Most Beneficial Spices For Our Health With
4 Times The Antioxidant Potency of Blueberries
Prevent Disease - Oregano is widely considered as nature's
antibiotic.... The oil of the wild oregano plant has been shown
to kill unwanted bacteria, fungus, yeast, parasites and viruses
and is a powerful antihistamine.
5 Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba
Natural Society - The ancient ginkgo biloba plant has been
utilized for generations. Here are 5 health benefits of ginkgo
Folic Acid Deficiencies May Impact Up To Five Generations Later
Prevent Disease - Folic acid has been found to boost male
fertility, vascular function and even prevent cancer. Writing in
Cell, a research team revealed that epigenetic risk markers for
disease caused by folic acid deficiency can be passed on up to
five generations and could have an impact on developmental risk
factors and later risk of disease.
Raw Milk Power: Girl Uses Raw Milk to Reverse Own Lyme Disease
Natural Society - Most Lyme disease think they need to rely on
antibiotics forever, but a few have jumped out of the Medical
Mafia matrix and reversed the long term horrors of Lyme disease
with various alternative choices without any pharmaceutical
antibiotics, albeit sometimes integrating them with alternative
20 foods for a flat stomach
(NaturalNews) A flat stomach is a quest that has remained
elusive for many people all over the world. Dieters often shy
away from food to keep their slim figures. Food experts,
however, have discovered several foods that actually help
flatten the stomach.
The best plant-based sources of protein
(NaturalNews) Vegetarians and vegans are often presented with a
familiar question: "How do you get enough protein?" The question
is understandable, since today's nutritionists place a
disproportionate amount of emphasis on meat as a protein source.
15 Ways to Activate Your Internal Deodorant
Natural Blaze - Different types of body odor come from the
inside, why not battle them there instead of external masking?
Commercial fragrances are endocrine-disruptors and the beauty
industry uses our insecurity to reinforce the idea that we
This is health care in America: Nursing home patient left to
burn up and die by medical staff
(NaturalNews) You wouldn't think such things could happen in
America, but with today's heavily regulated medical industry,
which has left hospitals and nursing facilities chronically
short of help and undertrained, you can expect such incidents to
Hepatitis B Vaccine Causes Mutated 'Breakout'
Natural Blaze - A universal infant vaccination campaign in China
has led the Hepatitis B virus (HBV) to more than double its rate
of "breakout" mutations. These mutations may enable the virus to
elude the vaccine, necessitating new vaccination strategies.
Lifesaving elixir from poison? Discover the exceptional healing
benefit of oleander extract
(NaturalNews) Often referred to as "the Desert Rose," oleander
is astonishingly effective in treating cancer, HIV/AIDS,
hepatitis C, asthma, epilepsy and paralysis. The extract has
even had success in cancer patients classified as 'terminal' by
What North America looked like 550 million years ago
Daily Mail - A geologist has mapped the formation of North
America across hundreds of millions of years, showing the
continent as two relatively tiny land masses 450 million years
ago to what it looks like today.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Health Benefits of Garden Therapy
Green Med Info - Garden or horticultural therapy refers to the
activities involved while taking care of a garden or an
allotment, such as digging, watering and pruning. Milder forms
of garden therapy, suitable for elder people, simply allow the
patient to wander in a controlled natural environment (aka
wander gardens) and be in touch with nature. Research suggests
that garden therapy is an efficient way to reduce stress,
alleviate depression and accelerate rehabilitation in a variety
of clinical settings, with no side-effects.
10 Prepping Mistakes That Could Get You Killed (And How To Avoid
Survival Pulse - Everyone that is into prepping is doing it for
a good reason, to increase their chances of survival. However,
there are a number of simple mistakes that can actually make you
LESS likely to survive than if you didn’t prepare at all.
Could Prepping Become Illegal Here Too? Venezuelan Gov't to
Natural Blaze - As people who spend a lot of time focusing on
preparedness, we can learn a lot about our future by watching as
the economies and civilizations of other Western countries
October 7, 2013 - Today In History:
1765 - Nine American colonies sent a total of 28 delegates to New York
City for the Stamp Act Congress. The delegates adopted the "Declaration
of Rights and Grievances."
1777 - During the American Revolution the second Battle of Saratoga
1868 - Cornell University was inaugurated in Ithaca, NY.
1949 - The German Democratic Republic (East Germany) was formed.
1950 - The U.S.-led U.N. forces crossed the 38th parallel and entered
North Korea. China in November proved their threat to enter the war by
sending several hundred thousand troops over the border into North
1956 - A U.S. House subcommittee began investigations of allegedly
rigged TV quiz shows.
1963 - U.S. President Kennedy signed a nuclear test ban treaty with
Britain and the Soviet Union.
1981 - The Egyptian parliament, after the assassination of Anwar Sadat,
named Vice President Hosni Mubarak the next president of Egypt.
1982 - A record was set when 147,000,000 shares were exchanged on the
New York Stock Exchange.
1985 - The United States announced that it would no longer automatically
comply with World Court decisions.
1989 - In Budapest, Hungary's Communist Party renounced Marxism in favor
of democratic socialism.
1993 - U.S. President Clinton sent more troops, heavy armor, and naval
firepower to Somalia.
1994 - U.S. President Clinton dispatched an aircraft carrier to the
Persian Gulf when Iraqi troops were spotted moving toward Kuwait. The
U.S. Army was also put on alert.
1998 - The U.S. government filed an antitrust suit that alleged Visa and
MasterCard inhibit competition by preventing banks from offering other
1999 - American Home Products Corp. agreed to pay up to $4.83 billion to
settle claims that the fen-phen diet drug caused dangerous problems with
2001 - The U.S. and Great Britain began air strikes in Afghanistan in
response to that state's support of terrorism and Osama bin Laden. The
act was the first military action taken in response to the terrorist
attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001.
2003 - In California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected governor in the
recall election of Governor Gray Davis.
Intl сhemical disarmament team begins destroying Syria arsenal,
RT - The UN confirms chemical experts in Syria destroyed missile
warheads, aerial bombs, and chemical mixing equipment on Sunday as they
started eliminating the country’s chemical weapons.
Pentagon: U.S. troops snatched al Qaida leader in Tripoli
McClatchy - U.S. special forces in Libya on Saturday captured a senior
al Qaida leader who’d been sought since 1998 for involvement in the
coordinated bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa.
VIDEO: US Navy SEALs strike inside Somalia
Press TV - A team of US Navy SEALs has carried out a strike on a coastal
town in southern Somalia against al-Shabab, the group behind last
month’s mall attack in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
At least 50 killed, over 200 wounded as Egypt protests turn violent –
RT - Egyptian celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Arab-Israeli
War were marred by a fresh wave of violence, with at least 50 people
killed and over 200 wounded in clashes between police and supporters of
ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
Iran arrests 4 men in 'nuclear facilities sabotage' plot
RT - The Iranian authorities have arrested four men for planning to
sabotage nuclear sites, reports state news. The announcement comes as
Iran’s newly-appointed president takes steps to allay fears over its
supposed nuclear weapons program.
Britain’s nuke-armed submarine fleet dockyard suffers serious
Press TV - A new report says Britain’s Royal Navy submarine fleet has
narrowly averted a major nuclear incident, which has been compared with
the Fukushima Daiichi power-station meltdown in Japan in 2011.
YouTube: The Truthseeker: 'Worse than Hiroshima': US war chemicals and
'stinking hypocrisy' (E25)
RT - One in three American servicemen permanently disabled, 'the worst
genetic damage in any population ever studied', 'confirmed' US govt
behind world record Afghan opium crop, and October's protest calendar...
[Beyond Treason is featured in the current 'Truthseeker' episode.]
The NSA debate is as much about journalism as surveillance
Glenn Greenwald Oct 4, 2013 - Last night on BBC's Newsnight, I was
interviewed for 14 minutes by host Kirsty Wark. It was an adversarial
interview, which is how interviews should be. But she chose to focus
almost entirely on the process questions surrounding the reporting
rather than the substance of the revelations, and in the process made
some quite dubious claims that come straight from the mouths of
New twist in Diana SAS mystery: Why are detectives examining this image
discovered on the elusive Soldier N's laptop?
Daily Mail - An SAS sniper, lying on a bridge, points his long-range
rifle towards a dual-carriageway and peers into his telescopic sight, as
if poised to open fire. It makes for a startling image – all the more so
since the picture was taken not in a conflict zone or even a training
camp but in a public area in the Welsh countryside.
* Related Article:
Dying Diana 'finished off by the SAS'
Kerry says US raid in Libya was ‘legal’, vows such operations will go on
RT - Secretary of State John Kerry has justified the capture by US
forces of a terrorism suspect in Tripoli as ‘legal and appropriate’. He
thus responded to Libya governments’ demand for explanations over what
VIDEO: No pact unless US residential strikes stop: Karzai
Press TV - The Afghan president has strongly condemned a recent fatal
airstrike by the US forces in Afghanistan, warning that he would not
sign a security pact with Washington unless its troops stop targeting
Russia to perform survey flights over Portugal, Spain
Press TV - Russian Defense Ministry has announced that the country’s
military inspectors will begin aerial survey flights this week above
Portugal and Spain under the international Treaty on Open Skies.
Swiss to vote on 2,500 franc basic income for every adult
(Reuters) - Switzerland will hold a vote on whether to introduce a basic
income for all adults, in a further sign of growing public activism over
pay inequality since the financial crisis. A grassroots committee is
calling for all adults in Switzerland to receive an unconditional income
of 2,500 Swiss francs ($2,800) per month from the state, with the aim of
providing a financial safety net for the population.
Iceland bounces back from the banking brink
Raw Story - A new mood of proud nationalism is emerging in economically
resurgent Iceland after an out-of-control banking system sank the
country into financial meltdown exactly five years ago. Riding this wave
of confidence is 38-year-old prime minister, Sigmundur Davíd
Gunnlaugsson, elected in April on populist promises of mortgage relief
for every homeowner.
Fukushima employee accidentally switches off cooling pumps
RT - A Fukushima worker has accidentally switched off cooling pumps –
the latest in the string of mishaps and misfortunes at the crippled
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Sen. Ted Cruz to CNN’s Candy Crowley: Use Debt Ceiling Vote to
mediaite.com - On CNN’s State of the Union Sunday morning,
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued that provisions “mitigating” the
Affordable Care Act should be attached to a vote to raise the
debt ceiling, a sign that the Senator who helped engineer the
current government shutdown over ObamaCare is willing to take
the fight to the next level.
US House unanimously votes to retroactively pay 800,000
RT - The Republican-led US House of Representatives unanimously
voted to approve a bill which will see 800,000 workers
furloughed during the ongoing partial government shutdown paid
once the crisis ends.
As U.S. Struggles With Health Reform, The Amish Go Their Own Way
(Reuters) A little-known provision of the law with its roots in
a 1950s battle over Social Security exempts these communities
from the individual mandate, an element of the Affordable Care
Act that requires most Americans to purchase health insurance in
some form. But it is not the idea of health insurance the Amish
reject - the close-knit communities essentially insure
President Obama Spent Shutdown Day Three Sitting for Portrait?
Breitbart - Photographer Tony Powell is, according to the
Washington Post, a "renaissance man." He's known for his
choreography, painting, composition, and graphic design along
with his photography. But it's certainly odd that on October 2,
two days in to the government shutdown, Powell announced that he
would be holding a Thursday photo shoot with President Obama via
Video: Obama Supporters Don’t Know What Party Obama Is
Paul Joseph Watson - In his latest ‘man on the street’ video,
Mark Dice talks to Obama supporters in San Diego who struggle to
work out which political party Obama is actually affiliated
with. The majority of the people Dice talked to didn’t know
which party Obama was associated with and some even thought he
was in fact a Republican.
FBI Cordon Off Neighborhood to Search Executed Driver’s Condo
for Anti-government Material
Kurt Nimmo Stamford resident Eric Bredow told News 19 WLTV an
FBI bomb squad arrived at his building and a helicopter swooped
overhead. Other residents were ordered to evacuate and were told
they would not be allowed to return home for hours or overnight.
VIDEO: Eye Witness: Police pulled child from car THEN executed
Blacklisted News - Wolf Blitzer talks to a woman who witnessed
the Capitol Hill shooting and describes the barrage of
gunfire.... Family NOT Allowed To See Body Or Daughter Of Young
* Related Video/Article: "Deadly
Physical Force Was Not The Ultimate Recourse"
VIDEO: Michael Savage Trashes Breitbart News on Capitol
Liberty Crier - Michael Savage argues with a caller who claims
that the unarmed black woman who was recently shot in D.C.
deserved to be killed because she ‘did not follow orders’.... In
the next clip Savage goes on to condemn congress for applauding
the actions of the D.C. Police.
They Thought It Was Patriotic, The School Saw It As Suspendable
CBS News - Students said they wanted to show their love for
their country, but a superintendent believes it went a little
too far. The result? More than a dozen students are suspended
for drawing on doors and windows and scattering small American
flags outside their high school.
Mending The Nation
Jon McNaughton - Hope: This is the value that motivates one to
take action. In my painting the child represents the “hope” of
America. The care and commitment we show our youth is a
reflection of our strength as a nation. Do our public schools
adequately meet this challenge?...
VIDEO: Ron Paul, Author, “The School Revolution”
Liberty Crier- Twelve-term Texas Congressman, Presidential
candidate, and #1 New York Times bestselling author Ron Paul
returns with a highly provocative treatise about how we need to
fundamentally change the way we think about America’s broken
education system in order to fix it.
Zero Tolerance Lunacy: Teen Faces Felony Charges for Possession
of a Loaded Tackle Box
Activist Post - 17-year-old Cody Chitwood was busted during a
random sweep of the Lassiter High School parking lot by police
and this student who has never been in trouble before now faces
prosecution, large fines, prison time, and the loss of his plans
to join the Air Force in the future due to a hysterical
overreaction that has resulted in his arrest.
Brian Aiken Lost Everything When He Was Sent to Prison Despite
Not Breaking Any Laws
Liberty Globe - The law specifically outlines an exemption
clause which allows the transportation of legally owned firearms
while in the process of moving. During the trial, the jury even
asked the judge 3 times if they could rule based on this law but
the requests were denied!... Below is Brian’s full video.
Woman arrested for drunk driving sues after video shows her
being strip searched by four officers and tossed naked into a
Daily Mail - A Chicago-area woman arrested in May for drunk
driving is now suing county police for what she says was an
illegal, humiliating strip search by four officers that was all
caught on video.
Epic fail: 99% of Obamacare applications can't be processed,
'nightmare scenario' coming in January
(NaturalNews) According to insurance industry insiders who spoke
to CNBC, 99 out of 100 applications don't contain enough
information to result in enrollment. "...federal officials could
face a situation in January in which relatively large numbers of
people believe they have coverage starting that month, but whose
enrollment applications are have not been processed," reports
Survey - 83 percent of US doctors have considered abandoning
their practices over Obamacare
(NaturalNews) This is according to a new survey recently
released by the Doctor Patient Medical Association (DPMA), a
nationwide physicians group dedicated to maintaining and
protecting individualized care for all patients.... You can view
the complete results of the
DPMA survey here.
MasterCard joining push for fingerprint ID standard
USA Today - MasterCard will be the first major payment network
to join FIDO. The Alliance is developing an open industry
standard for biometric data such as fingerprints to be used for
identification online. The goal is to replace clunky passwords
and take friction out of logging on and purchasing using mobile
Bankrupt California City “Throws Down the Gauntlet,” Favors
Retirees over Creditors
AllGov - On Friday, it’s government told the public how it would
like the divvy to go and indicated it had tentative agreements
with some of its largest creditors to make it happen. Stockton’s
plan further reduces worker benefits, asks the voters for a tax
increase to pay police, and pays some creditors less than they
30 Statistics About Americans Under The Age Of 30 That Will Blow
Economic Collapse - Young adults as a group have been
experiencing a tremendous amount of economic pain in recent
years. The following are 30 statistics about Americans under the
age of 30 that will blow your mind...
Police Remove Vietnam War Veterans at Memorial Wall
The Weekly Standard - After one group of veterans went around
the barricade, "the park ranger told them the wall was closed,"
NBC's Mark Seagraves reported. "Later another group of vets
showed up and moved the barricades. At that point, the memorial
filled with vets and tourists. That's when police came and moved
Priests threatened with arrest if they minister to military
Daily Caller - “With the government shutdown, many [government
service] and contract priests who minister to Catholics on
military bases worldwide are not permitted to work – not even to
volunteer,” wrote John Schlageter, the general counsel for the
Archdiocese for the Military Services USA, in an op-ed this
Military keeps Camp David open, cuts NFL, baseball coverage to
Washington Examiner - President Obama has visited the Navy-run
presidential retreat Camp David in central Maryland only 32
times, but it is being kept open during the government shutdown
for his entertainment and security at the same time the Pentagon
is cutting sports coverage to hundreds of thousands of troops
around the world.
Chicago citizens to be exposed to alarming levels of lead from
city water as old pipes get upgraded
(NaturalNews) It's bad enough that the city of Chicago is facing
financial problems similar to those of Detroit; now, local
taxpayers are being forced to pay for being poisoned. For
decades, the city installed lead water pipes, but in recent
years, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has
discovered a problem that has been tainting the water supply.
Per the Chicago Tribune...
VIDEO: Massive Tornadoes Invade Western Iowa, Nebraska, South
Dakota; Multiple Injuries
weather.com - Residents of northeast Nebraska are continuing to
clean up after a several strong tornadoes moved through the
area. Wayne, Neb., saw some of the greatest damage from
tornadoes where where at least 10 buildings were destroyed and
five were heavily damaged in the town of 5,700, the Omaha
The True Cost of a Flawed Health Care Paradigm
Dr. Mercola - Americans spend twice as much on health care per
capita than any other country in the world; more than 17 percent
of US gross domestic product, or $2.7 trillion dollars every
year, is spent on health care.
Has Your Health Professional Received Drug Company Money?
Pro Publica - Drug companies have long kept secret details of
the payments they make to doctors and other health professionals
for promoting their drugs. But 15 companies have begun
publishing the information, some because of legal settlements.
Use this tool to search for payments.
* Related Article:
Texas has more Big Pharma doctor payoffs than any other state...
Oncology group claims obese people aren't getting enough
chemotherapy - Higher poison guidelines being adopted
(NaturalNews) As reported by USA Today, researchers from the
country's largest organization of doctors who treat cancer are
adamantly pushing for more chemotherapy to treat those whom they
claim are "under-treated," mainly larger individuals who do not
meet the standard dosage criteria for chemotherapy.
The pesticides used on your food (by produce item)
whatsonmyfood.org - What’s On My Food? is a searchable database
designed to make the public problem of pesticide exposure
visible and more understandable.
* Related Article:
Toxicology Expert Speaks Out About Roundup and GMOs
No GMOs: 5 Tips on How to Avoid GMO Foods in the Grocery Store
Natural Society - GMO foods are hazardous and everywhere. Here
are 5 tips on how to avoid GMO foods in the grocery store.
Burdock is a powerful herb to treat a variety of ailments
(NaturalNews) The burdock root is part of the Asteraceae family
and can be found in various places around the world, including
Europe, Southeast Asia and North America. You may also already
know of some other closely related herbs from its extended...
Tried everything? Three little-known natural remedies for
(NaturalNews) Medical science still has not figured out the
puzzle of Alzheimer's disease, but there are some natural
remedies that medical researchers say could offer substantial
* Related Article/Video:
How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease...
Health Ranger's original forensic investigation of chicken
nuggets replicated by scientists who get published in science
(NaturalNews) A new study published in the American Journal of
Medicine appears to have been inspired by the Natural News
publishing of photos revealing "strange fibers" in Chicken
McNuggets, and it is now exploding across the mainstream media.
Veggie-Heavy Stress Reduction Regimen Shown to Modify Cell Aging
Dr. Mercola - Recently, a small study published in the Lancet
once again confirmed that eating a diet rich in vegetables while
exercising and managing stress may modify cell aging and
potentially help you live longer.... After five years, men in
the healthy lifestyle group had an increase in telomere (the
ends of your chromosomes) length compared to the control group.
It has been suggested, not without controversy, that increasing
telomere length slows down or even reverses aging.
Study finds a high-protein, high-fat breakfast lowers blood
sugar and risk of developing diabetes
(NaturalNews) Alternative nutrition researchers and
practitioners have postulated that a large breakfast, moderate
lunch and small-portion dinner is an important key to weight
loss and optimal health maintenance.
Tempeh: A highly nutritious and protein-rich fermented soy
(NaturalNews) Tempeh is a fermented soy product of Indonesian
origin. It is made from cooked and dehulled soybeans and
culturing agents and is characterized by its distinctive texture
and solid consistency.... Rich in protein - All fermented soy
products are rich in protein, and tempeh is no exception. 100
grams of tempeh provides us with 18.5 grams of protein, which is
37 percent of an adult's recommended daily intake.
Sugar Substitutes—What’s Safe and What’s Not
Dr. Mercola - You do have to be cautious when choosing an
alternative, as many sweeteners that are widely regarded as
"healthy" are, in reality, anything but. A previous National
Geographic article set out to compare eight different sugar
substitutes, which fall into four general categories...
Health Basics: 50% of gluten-free foods still contain food
(NaturalNews) Many gluten-free foods still contain MSG,
aspartame, Sorbitol, Sucralose, maltodextrin, GMO corn sugar and
other genetically modified additives that pollute and clog up
the digestive tract and cause central nervous system disorders
and ailments. The buck doesn't stop with the term "gluten-free."
Consumers need to read the labels and know the food toxins that
still invade these so called "healthy food" diets.
Brain Implants to “Reboot” Depressed People
Paul Joseph Watson - Hacker warned medical devices could be
accessed remotely for “mass murder”. Scientists are set to treat
depression and headaches by implanting electrodes into people’s
brains which alter the function of brain tissue by using
electroconvulsive therapy to “reboot” the mind.
Four-legged, DARPA-funded, running war robot unveiled
RT - Developers at Boston Dynamics, an engineering company
specializing in robotics, have released video of an untethered
robot capable of standing and mobilizing on its own.
Careful what you tweet: Police, schools tap social media to
NBC News - Marketed to police department, BlueJay
Twitter-monitoring tool "has no IT requirements," explains the
sales literature. "All you need is Internet and a browser."
Also, $150 a month.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Farmer loses land battle, though military grants him one last
macleans.ca - No matter how many federal bureaucrats knocked on
his door—or how much cash they offered to pay—the 85-year-old
farmer refused, again and again, to sell his beloved land. As he
likes to say: “You can’t eat the money.” But as Frank Meyers
learned today—in a heartbreaking moment he’d been dreading for
years—you can’t stop the government, either.
GMO Corn Farmers are Losing Land, Swimming in Debt Says New
Natural Society - If you’ve wanted to look at GMOs purely from
the financial bottom line, then this news should make you think
twice about Biotech’s promises of better farming and better
business. If GMOs really produced a higher yield and feed more
hungry people, then why are GMO corn farmers losing land and
pushing through debt?
Best Crops and Varieties for Winter Gardening
Mother Earth News - Don’t limit your harvests to certain
seasons. No matter your region, you can grow these 13 cold-hardy
crops that can take biting winter temps. Just follow this
planting and varietal advice from one of the foremost
four-season gardeners in the country.
Why I've Had a Change of Heart About Performing This Routine
Dr. Becker - Once a huge advocate of spaying or neutering every
dog early in life, after being in private practice for a few
years, Dr. Becker noticed many of her canine patients were
developing endocrine-related disorders.... Among those
consequences: shortened lifespan, atypical Cushing’s disease,
cardiac tumors, bone cancer, abnormal bone growth and
development, CCL ruptures, and hip dysplasia.
VIDEO: Remy: Obamacare Video Contest Song
Reason TV - The official deadline for the
government-touted Healthy Young America Video
contest, which is designed to promote the benefits
of The Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), was
September 23. The official deadline for the
government-touted Healthy Young America Video
contest, which is designed to promote the benefits
of The Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), was
October 4, 2013 - Today In History:
1777 - At Germantown, PA, Patriot forces and British forces both suffer
heavy losses in battle. The battle was seen as British victory, which
actually served as a moral boost to the Americans.
1876 - The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas formally
dedicated by Texas Gov. Richard Coke. It was the state's first venture
into public higher education. The college opened for classed two days
1915 - The Dinosaur National Monument was established. The area covered
part of Utah and Colorado.
1927 - The first actual work of carving began on Mount Rushmore.
1940 - Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met in the Alps at Brenner
Pass. Hitler was seeking help from Italy to fight the British.
1957 - The Soviet Union launched Sputnik I into orbit around the Earth.
Sputnik was the first manmade satellite to enter space. Sputnik I fell
out of orbit on January 4, 1958.
1958 - British Overseas Airways Corporation became the first jetliner to
offer trans-Atlantic service to passengers with flights between London,
England and New York.
1965 - Pope Paul VI addressed the U.N. General Assembly and became the
first reigning pontiff to visit the Western Hemisphere.
1990 - The German parliament had its first meeting since reunification.
1992 - The 16-year civil war in Mozambique ended.
1993 - Russian Vice-President Alexander Rutskoi and Chairman Ruslan
Khasbulatov surrendered to Boris Yeltsin after a ten-hour tank assault
on the Russian White House. The two men had barricaded themselves in
after Yeltsin called for general elections and dissolved the legislative
1993 - Dozens of Somalis dragged an American soldier through the streets
of Mogadishu. A videotape showed Michael Durant being taken prisoner by
1994 - South African President Nelson Mandela was welcomed to the White
House by U.S. President Clinton.
2001 - NATO granted the U.S. open access to their airfields and seaports
and agreed to deploy ships and early-warning radar planes in the war on
2001 - In Washington, DC, Reagan National Airport re-opened. The airport
had been closed since the terrorist attacks on the United States on
VIDEO: UN-OPCW team makes headway in Syria
Press TV - "The team hopes to begin on-site inspections and the initial
disabling of equipment within the next week, but this depends on the
outcome of the technical groups established with the participation of
Syrian experts," the joint mission said in a statement.
VIDEO: Egypt to seize Brotherhood assets
Press TV - Egypt's military-appointed interim government has announced
plans to seize the assets of the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been
protesting against the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi in a coup in
Taliban kill Afghan mayor in Helmand
Press TV - An Afghan mayor and his deputy have been assassinated by
Taliban militants in the Garmsir District in the southern Afghan
province of Helmand.
Exercise African Winds aims to better Nigerian maritime protection
Defence Web - Starting on Thursday, the Nigerian Navy will be hosting
the combined Exercise African Winds, a programme of the Africa
Partnership Station (APS) security co-operation programme of US Naval
Forces Africa (NAVAF).
Israel forces destroy village
Press TV - Israeli forces have attacked a Palestinian village north of
the Jordan Valley for the fourth time since September, leaving some 100
residents without shelter
Japan to pay $3.1bn to remove US troops from Okinawa, will host spy
RT - Tokyo is to foot a $3.1 billion bill, which is part of the cost for
relocating American troops from Okinawa. For the first time, it will
also host US long-range surveillance drones, which would help to monitor
disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Israel eyes anti-Iran security pact with gulf states
StratRisks - Israel, alarmed at the prospect of a U.S.-Iranian
rapprochement, is reported to be discussing the possibility of an
anti-Iran alliance with longtime Arab adversaries like Saudi Arabia and
the United Arab Emirates, a project that could have immense
ramifications in the Middle East.
Inspectors fear millions in gas money getting siphoned off in
McClatchy - The Pentagon's special inspector general for Afghanistan
finds few controls on hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. funds
delivered to Afghan police and military to buy gasoline, with a high
risk of fraud and abuse.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Ex-NSA/CIA chief Hayden jokes of putting Snowden on kill list
RT - Speaking at a panel discussion on Thursday, the ex-NSA
director made it clear that he’s aware of Snowden's nomination
for a European Human Rights Award. But Hayden revealed that he’d
rather see the NSA whistleblower on a kill list than a
Woman With Baby Rams Gates Near White House; America Freaks Out
Paul Joseph Watson - Given the fact that not so long ago, the
United States faced down the threat of imminent nuclear war,
you’d think the mainstream media would put the threat posed by a
woman ramming some gates near the White House in some kind of
* Related Article/Video:
Woman Killed After Trying to Ram White House Barricade
DA: I’m appalled a baby killer could go free
hlntv.com - 30 years later, Bexar County District Attorney Susan
D. Reed is pulling out dusty boxes with case information and
reviewing the evidence. Reed is also in touch with mothers who
suspect Jones in their baby's death. Reed calls Jones’ release
“outrageous.” She told HLN's Kyra Phillips she's leaving no
stone unturned in the search for more evidence.
Minnesota Obamacare exchange leaks private information of 2,400
Ben Swann - Less than 24 hours after the Obamacare exchanges
opened on October 1 – and indeed before the exchange database
even went live – the first reported breach of privacy occurred.
An employee of MNsure, Minnesota’s Obamacare exchange,
accidentally sent an unencrypted email to the wrong person. The
email contained the private information of over two thousand
people, and went to a local insurance broker.
Gulf Storm Cancels FEMA’s Government Shut Down Furlough
Kurt Nimmo - Because tropical storm Karen is brewing over the
Yucatan Channel and the southern Gulf of Mexico, the federal
government has seen fit to call back thousands of FEMA’s
furloughed workers. The script-reading corporate media noted the
fact this morning...
Obamacare activists STRIP to their underwear in taxpayer-funded,
PETA-style stunt to persuade young Coloradoans to 'get covered'
Daily Mail - Obamacare organizers in Colorado are taking
Obamacare promotion to a new low – at least in terms of their
dress code. A health insurance provider is sending 20-something
activists out on the streets of Denver in their underwear to
persuade young people to 'get covered.'
Obama Quietly Okays Military Aid to Countries That Use Child
commondreams.org - On Monday, President Obama issued complete
waivers to Yemen, Chad, and South Sudan, opening up those
countries to U.S. military aid despite their known use of child
soldiers, declaring in a written memorandum it is "in the
national interest of the United States" to override the ban.
Pentagon report rips Texas F-35 fighter jet plant
Press TV - A new report from the Pentagon’s internal watchdog
strongly criticizes managers and workers at the Fort Worth,
Texas, plant that makes the F-35 fighter jet for an alleged
lackadaisical attitude that it says has led, on average, to more
than 200 repairs for each aircraft and cost taxpayers millions
Massive Christian-Owned Craft Store Accused Of Anti-Semitism
Business Insider - Hobby Lobby, a craft store owned by devout
Christians, is being accused of discriminating against Jewish
customers because it does not offer Hanukkah decorations.
21 Of The Best Comments Posted By Frustrated Americans On The
Official Obamacare Facebook Page
RINF - Under Obamacare, Americans are going to pay more for
health care, they are going to have more limited health care
options, they are going to be subjected to much more paperwork,
and if they choose not to participate in the system they are
going to be hit with very punitive fines. What’s not to like?...
The following are 21 of the best comments that have been posted
on the official Healthcare.gov Facebook page so far…
YouTube: Ron Paul tells story of his 1979 Chevette and how it
infuriated House leadership
In 1979, when I was headed to DC for my first full term in
Congress, I bought a car to keep there. It was a 1979 Chevrolet
Chevette. But this compact 4-door soon proved to be
‘US economy is just one giant hedge fund’
RT - American lawmakers have colluded with Wall Street
executives to build an economy that no longer works in the best
interest of, or even needs, the majority of the American public,
according to RT financial host Max Keiser.
US lawmakers pulled the nation into a government shutdown crisis
in a “financial terror tactic”
RT - Wide Awake News founder, Charlie McGrath, blames
Congressmen for orchestrating the crisis. His view is backed by
NYC-based economist Max Fraad Wolff, who also says he can’t
imagine a recipe that would undermine confidence in the dollar
and the US or particularly the US government, faster or more
effectively than the US crisis.
US stocks suffer broad losses
Press TV - Stocks fell broadly Thursday, as investors weighed
the consequences of an extended government shutdown after a
budget deal remained elusive in Washington.
September Auto Sales And ADP Payroll Report Confirm The Economy
silverdoctors.com - Yesterday’s auto sales report for September
– led by GM’s 11% plunge in sales and incredible bloating up of
dealer inventory levels – confirms my view that the economy is
tanking. The dollar has lost the 80 level. The world isn’t
buying into the story being reported in the media by Wall Street
and the President that the economy is improving.
US shutdown a smokescreen for assault on Social Security,
RINF - In an interview on day two of the partial shutdown of the
US government, broadcast by the pro-business cable TV channel
CNBC, President Barack Obama offered talks on cutting basic
social programs such as Medicare and Social Security in return
for Republican support for funding federal operations and
raising the national debt ceiling.
Massive New Taxes Hidden In Obamacare
xrepublic.tv - New ObamaCare Taxes You Probably Don't Know
Government has been shutdown for...
giveitbackto.us - In that time the government has collected in
YouTube: Judge Napolitano: Obama Wants Shutdown to Be as Painful
Judge Andrew Napolitano stopped by Fox & Friends to discuss the
controversy surrounding WWII vets being denied entry into the
D.C. memorial due to the government shutdown.Then again, the
judge pointed out that the shutdown hasn't stopped surveillance
operations at the NSA...
Troops Forage for Food While Golfers Play On in Shutdown
Bloomberg - Grocery stores on Army bases in the U.S. are closed.
The golf course at Andrews Air Force base is open. All 128
employees of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. are
working, while 3,000 safety inspectors employed by the Federal
Aviation Administration are off the job....
Sam’s Club Temporarily Waivers Membership To Military In Light
Of Government Shutdown and Closure of Base Commissaries
armywife101.com - A little while ago a screenshot went around
Facebook stating that several Sam’s Club near military
installations were going to let military members with proof of
service shop at their stores even if they don’t have a Sam’s
Tropical Storm Karen to Strike Upper Gulf Coast
accuweather.com - There is a chance Karen becomes a hurricane
prior to making landfall. Shortly after being officially named a
tropical storm, Karen's maximum sustained winds had reached 65
mph. The threshold for a tropical system to become a hurricane
is sustained winds of 74 mph.
BP stops oil spill payouts after court dispute win
RT - BP will stop paying some damage claims under the 2010 Gulf
of Mexico oil spill settlement, after an appeals court agreed
that the oil giant may be covering ‘fictitious’ payments to
Watercress Turns Off Breast Cancer Cell Growth
Green Med Info - Long associated with tea sandwiches and white
gloves, watercress contains a powerful plant compound that may
help fight breast cancer.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Is Aluminum Causing
Natural Society - Aluminum is a toxic heavy metal always found
in breast tissue, yet major organizations neglect to educate
woman of this cancer-causing substance.
Vaccines Sold by Marketing Fear of Disease: BMJ Report
Gaia Health - Influenza vaccines are killers, life destroyers,
and provide little or no benefit. The evidence is clear. A
report published in the BMJ clarifies how these facts are
ignored by health agencies. To get around them, they simply push
fear of disease well past the point of absurdity. But the CDC
and other health agencies have no other way to sell the
Ginseng Benefits: Exploring an Energizing Medicinal Plant
Natural Society - Ginseng benefits range far and wide, utilized
for thousands of years. But it is important to choose only
high-quality ginseng that has been well-researched.
Drinking Cow's Milk During Breastfeeding Increases Risk of
Green Med Info - Researchers have determined that drinking
pasteurized, homogenized cow's milk while breastfeeding
significantly increases the chances of the infant becoming
Healthy Recipe: Homemade raw strawberry Jam
STEPin2 - We know how beneficial to our health strawberries,
raspberries, chia seeds and raw honey are. This recipe is a fast
one and once you have all the ingredients it will take less than
10 minutes to make.
Healthy Recipe: Anti-inflammatory Chia seed milk
STEPin2 - An anti-inflammatory almond and Chia seed milk recipe.
It is easy, fast and you control the ingredients. Almond milk is
a great alternative to dairy milk and a great base component for
any smoothie. Almonds are powerhouses when it comes to health
benefits and are gluten-free and low in carbs.
How to make almond milk
Families urge stronger restrictions on painkillers
McClatchy - Steve Rummler was a financial planner and musician
who was about to marry his high school sweetheart when his
addiction to pain medication prescribed for a back injury led
him to a fatal overdose. His mother and fiancee rallied along
with more than 500 people Tuesday in a park near the Capitol to
call for action against what the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention has called the worst drug epidemic in United States
YouTube: The drugging of our children—0 to 5 year olds
More than 1 million children are being drugged between the ages
of 0 and five, in the United States alone. Parents are quite
simply not being given accurate information about psychiatric
labels (mental disorders) or the drugs being prescribed to
'treat' their children. For more information visit this page -
Parents—Know Your Rights
Ten foods to help reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's
(NaturalNews) These mental health problems are two of the most
devastating degenerative illnesses today. However, research
indicates that they are easily preventable. If a member of the
family suffered from it, other family members can prevent
acquiring this health problem through diet modification.
Understanding the phytochemical power of turmeric
(NaturalNews) Sometimes called Indian saffron, turmeric is an
ancient ayurvedic medicine that has been used for centuries
throughout Indonesia and Southeast Asia. It is a powerful
anti-inflammatory and antioxidant with a long history of use
both medicinally and in cuisine.
Make your own maple-pecan vegan 'ice cream'
(NaturalNews) This Maple-Pecan "Ice Cream" treat is simple to
make by yourself at home, and it contains just a few simple,
real food ingredients: frozen bananas, roasted pecans and pure
maple syrup. These ingredients contribute to your health, so you
can actually feel good about indulging in this dessert when you
have a taste for something sweet.
Government Will Shut Down Websites Even if It Costs More Than
Keeping Them Up, Just to Show You Who Is Boss
reason.com - It’s a bit hard to make sense of why some sites
remain up (some with a “no new updates” banner) while others are
redirected to a shutdown notice page—and in many cases it’s
puzzling why a shutdown would be necessary at all.....
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
Fight for Your Right to Garden! LA Targets Urban Planters
reason.com - "Trees that are planted on either side of a stop
sign... There's a sidewalk that's busted up a hundred feet away.
All of these things seem like, to me, a higher priority than,
um... squash," says Angel Teger, a South Los Angeles resident a
South Los Angeles resident who was ordered by the Los Angeles
city government to remove her front yard garden within 48 hours.
10 Steps for Preparing a Family Emergency Plan
Natural Blaze - Sometimes it is the simplest things that are
overlooked. Case in point? The Family Emergency Plan.
Medical insanity: Prozac prescriptions rise sharply in family
(NaturalNews) The culture of prescription drug addiction in
America seems to be spreading to the pet population, as an
increasing number of pet owners opt to medicate their furry
family members into behavioral compliance with mind-altering
mood medications like Proza
Is U.S. Senator Ted Cruz A Muppet?
Daily Paul - I'm no expert but I am overwhelmed by
the similarities in these images, which force me to
ask, is Ted Cruz actually former Muppet Show cast
member Sam The Eagle, hiding behind a new identity?
October 3, 2013 - Today In History:
1863 - U.S. President Lincoln declared that the last Thursday of
November would be recognized as Thanksgiving Day.
1901 - The Victor Talking Machine Company was incorporated. After a
merger with Radio Corporation of America the company became RCA-Victor.
1906 - W.T. Grant opened a 25-cent department store.
1929 - The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes officially changed its
name to the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
1932 - Iraq was admitted into the League of Nations leading Britain to
terminate their mandate over the nation. Britain had ruled Iraq since
taking it from Turkey during World War I.
1941 - Adolf Hitler stated in a speech that Russia was "broken" and they
"would never rise again."
1944 - During World War II, U.S. troops broke through the Siegfried
1952 - Britain became the third nuclear power in the world when they
successfully detonated their first atomic bomb. The U.S. and Russia were
the only other nuclear powers.
1988 - The space shuttle Discovery landed safely after its four-day
mission. It was the first American shuttle mission since the Challenger
1990 - The Berlin Wall was dismantled eleven months after the borders
between East and West Germany were dissolved. The unification of Germany
ended 45 years of division.
1990 - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein made a visit to Kuwait since his
country had seized control of the oil-rich nation.
1994 - The headquarters of the Haitian pro-army militia was raided by
2003 - Ray Horn, of the duo "Siegfried & Roy," was attacked by tiger
during a performance. Roy survived the attack after being dragged
2006 - North Korea announced that it would conduct a nuclear test as a
key step in the manufacture of atomic bombs that it viewed as a
deterrent against a U.S. attack. A date for the test was not announced.
2006 - The Dow Jones industrial average closed at a new high ending the
day at 11,727.34. Earlier in the session, the Dow had risen to
11,758.95. Both previous records had been set on January 14, 2000.
Gunmen attack Russian embassy in Libya's Tripoli
RT - The Russian embassy in Tripoli, Libya, has come under fire and
there were attempts to get into Russia’s diplomatic compound, Russia’s
Foreign Ministry said in a statement.“There has been an incident in
Tripoli tonight, in which there was shelling and attempts to enter the
territory of the Russian Embassy in this country,” Russian Foreign
Ministry spokesman Aleksandr Lukashevich told RT.
Nairobi mall attack: Bodies retrieved from Westgate as militants vow
The Telegraph - Nine bodies have been recovered from the rubble of
Nairobi’s Westgate shopping centre, as new CCTV footage analysed by
investigators suggests the number of terrorists could have been fewer
Fake Photo of Kenya Mall Shooting: Israelis in Mall
aangirfan.ca - "Officials in the Israeli foreign ministry said that
three Israeli citizens that were in the mall at the time of the attack
were able to escape unharmed and were collected by the Deputy Israeli
Ambassador to Kenya Yaki Lopez and the embassy security officer that
were present on the scene."
Iranian cyber warfare chief shot dead in suspected assassination
The Telegraph - The head of Iran’s cyber warfare programme has been shot
dead, triggering further accusations that outside powers are carrying
out targeted assassinations of key figures in the country’s security
Maximum authority of food administration of Ecuador tells food
corporations: "You have to label GMOs, period!"
NaturalNews Buzz - Ecuador's authorities have given a deadline of
November 11 for all foods and drinks produced or marketed in the country
to include labeling to show whether or not they contain genetically
CIA ramping up training program for militants in Syria
Press TV - The CIA’s mission is expected to produce a few hundred
trained militants each month, a level that US officials say will do
little to bolster militant forces, according to The Washington Post.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Intelligence Boss: If Budget Cut, al-Qaeda Will Get Us
Kurt Nimmo - Shut down and sequestration grandstanding was at an
all-time high as the Director of National Intelligence, James
Clapper, went before the Senate on Wednesday.
Government Shutdown? 36 Facts Which Prove That Almost Everything
Is Still Running
Economic Collapse - All of this whining and crying about a
"government shutdown" is a total joke. You see, there really is
very little reason why this "government shutdown" cannot
continue indefinitely because almost everything is still
running. 63 percent of all federal workers are still working,
and 85 percent of all government activities are still being
funded during this "shutdown".
91% Of The IRS Has Been Furloughed: Here Is Who Else Got The
Government Shut Down Axe
Zero Hedge - As the WSJ tabulates "some agencies, such as the
Bureau of Labor Statistics, are seeing all but a handful of
their employees go home without pay. Others, such as the Federal
Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security,
kept the vast majority of their workers on the job.
Obamacare Fines to be Seized From Bank Accounts?
Paul Joseph Watson - A man who attempted to sign up for
Obamacare online was told that a fine of over $4,000 dollars a
year for refusing to take out mandatory health insurance could
be taken directly from his bank account, and that his drivers
license would be suspended and a federal tax lien placed against
his home, according to an entry on the HealthCare.gov Facebook
John Boehner and Harry Reid Secret Meetings To Protect Their Own
Ben Swann - As the debate rages on over whether or not Congress
should continue its attempt to defund Obamacare, Politico has
released leaked emails that indicate Speaker of the House John
Boehner’s and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s staffs worked
secretly to continue federal subsidies for members of Congress.
'Why would we want to do that?': Harry Reid dismisses funding
children's cancer research separately from the rest of
Daily Mail - The U.S. Senate's leading Democrat found himself in
embarrassingly hot water Wednesday, after dismissing the idea of
funding children's cancer research through the government
Obamacare Claims Another Victim as Company Forced to Close Down
Paul Joseph Watson - A chiropractic clinic in Pennsylvania has
become the latest victim of Obamacare, being forced to close
down as a result of receiving reduced payments from insurance
companies.... “The most recent changes in ObamaCare impacted how
Restored Balance got paid by insurance companies for the
services we rendered. The reduced payments were not substantial
enough to cover the cost of the labor, overhead expenses, and
other liabilities incurred by the business...."
8 year old boy suspended after using finger as pretend gun
clickorlando.com - Bonnie Bennett said her son, Jordan, was
suspended Friday at Harmony Community School in Osceola County
after playing cops and robbers with another student. “There was
nothing in his hand. He used his thumb and index finger,” said
Bennett. “It was a game. He made no threatening advances or
threats to harm anyone. No words were said.”
Protestors From Around The World To March Against Monsanto
March Against Monsanto - On Oct. 12, millions of activists from
around the world will once again March Against Monsanto, calling
for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
and other harmful agro-chemicals. Currently, marches will occur
on six continents, in 52 countries,with events in over 400
cities. In the US, solidarity marches are slated to occur in 47
Obamacare phones offered to health insurance buyers
The Daily Caller - In Tennessee, those shopping on the new
health insurance co-ops could end up with more than just some
health insurance. They might even walk away with a free
smartphone. The Nashville Business Journal is reporting that
Community Health Alliance, Tennessee’s Obamacare health
insurance co-op, is using the prospect of a free phone to
encourage folks to enroll...
IRS collecting money but not sending tax refunds during shutdown
Washington Times - The IRS is still collecting taxes during the
government shutdown, but it isn’t sending refunds — and it also
has stopped complying with a subpoena to turn over documents to
members of Congress who are investigating the agency’s targeting
of tea party groups.
Company with $1.2 billion Obamacare contract under investigation
for ‘serious fraud’
Daily Caller - A British multinational being paid $1.2 billion
to implement Obamacare’s federal insurance exchanges is under
investigation after allegedly overcharging the British
government by tens of millions of dollars.
Shutdown Theater: NPS Orders Closure of Park that Receives No
freebeacon.com - The National Park Service has ordered the
closure of a Virginia park that sits on federal land, even
though the government provides no resources for its maintenance
With tropical storm looming, Hurricane Hunters cope with
Al Jazeera - Air Force's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron
will fly into the eye of the storm for free
Do USA Citizens Have the Right to Know About This?
Activist Post Forum - With all the horrific information
inundating the Internet recently regarding what some consider
‘doomsday’ threats by U.S. government agencies, something came
across the international ‘transom’ that apparently has gotten
lost in the fray of purported false-flag events, whistleblowers,
and political machinations.
Obama meets with Goldman Sachs for New Line of Credit – in
Violation of US Law
Global Research - Reuters wire reports today that US President
Barack Obama has met with top bank chief executives to discuss
‘the government shutdown’, and the looming deadline to raise the
nation’s debt limit.
Open for Business: Gov’t to Erect $98,670 Outhouse
CNS News - The Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently
paid $98,670 for the purchase and installation of an outhouse at
the Swede Park Trail Head in Alaska.
Monsanto Acquires “Big Data” Weather Firm The Climate
Corporation, Reports 4Q Earnings Loss
BlackListedNews.com - Ahead of the Oct. 12 March Against
Monsanto, Monsanto announced their latest acquisition on the
morning of their earnings release revealing a “larger than
expected” quarterly loss.
Rand Paul: ‘Goons’ blocked WWII Memorial
Politico - Sen. Rand Paul blasted the federal government for
trying to block World War II vets from visiting their memorial,
saying “some idiot in government sent goons out there to set up
barricades.”... Paul also said that Senate Majority Leader Harry
Reid and President Barack Obama are “going to play a game” and
that they “like the shutdown.”
“Never Forget This Moment. This is how Barack Obama Acts, When
Challenged or Resisted.”
The Daily Sheeple - As World War II veterans prepared to visit
their memorial in Washington D.C. this week, the President of
the United States issued an order indicating that the memorial
was closed and access would be forbidden.... However, as noted
on the National Park Service website, the World War II Memorial
in Washington D.C. never actually closes, even when there is no
Gov’t shutdown spreads to beaches of Normandy
NY Post - Tourists travelling to Omaha Beach to pay their
respects to the 9,387 military dead at the Normandy American
Cemetery and Memorial will find it closed, a victim of the U.S.
government’s partial shutdown.
Obama administration deliberately blocked access to veterans'
memorials in order to make shutdown appear worse
(NaturalNews) It is a tactic that President Obama has used
before, in collusion with Democratic leaders in the House and
Senate, during the sequester: Make the cuts as painful as
possible on the American people and blame nonexistent Republican
obstinacy, which is then dutifully reported as truth by the
Utilities, Solar Companies in Fight Over Rates
ABC News - Sunlight is free, but if you use it to make
electricity your power company wants you to pay. Utilities in
many states say solar-friendly rate plans, conceived to promote
alternative energy sources, are too generous and allow solar
customers to avoid paying for the grid even though they use it.
Yellowstone Supervolcano Alert: The Most Dangerous Volcano In
America Is Roaring To Life
Activist Post - Right now, the ground underneath Yellowstone
National Park is rising at a record rate. In fact, it is rising
at the rate of about three inches per year. The reason why this
is such a concern is because underneath the park sits the
Yellowstone supervolcano – the largest volcano in North America.
Scientists tell us that it is inevitable that it will erupt
again one day, and when it does the devastation will be almost
Radioactive Water Streaming Out of Pennsylvania Fracking Waste
Common Dreams - Waste-water from a hydraulic fracturing site in
Pennsylvania that is treated and released into local streams has
caused high levels of toxic contamination, including elevated
levels of radioactive materials, a report released Wednesday
Just One Dose of Vitamin D Can Prevent The Progression of
Multiple Sclerosis - 9 Day Remission In 92 Percent of Subjects
Prevent Disease - One single dose of calcitriol, the
metabolically active version of vitamin D, followed by ongoing
vitamin D supplementation has been shown to prevent the
progression of multiple sclerosis, according to new research.
Research Proves Wheat Can Cause Harm To Everyone's Intestines
Green Med Info - It is a common myth that wheat only causes
immune-mediated intestinal damage within those with a rare
genetically based aberration called celiac disease. Still
relatively unknown research from 2007 clearly demonstrated that
everyone's body likely experiences adverse intestinal effects
from gluten (gliadin) exposure.
Three super juices that revitalize your health
(NaturalNews) You may have already heard that drinking fresh,
organic fruit and vegetable juices can be beneficial to your
health. But there are some kinds of juices that are particularly
powerful. Here they are!
Five reasons cacao gives you superhero health
(NaturalNews) Cacao has been a super food secret that's been
revealed more and more lately. Cacao is the essential ingredient
of chocolate. It can be purchased as a powder or nibs and mixed
into coffee or milk to get the maximum polyphenol flavonoids
that offer many health benefits.
Follow in the footsteps of greatness by rediscovering the
astonishing healing benefit of flax
(NaturalNews) An almost perfect edible, flaxseed has been known
throughout history as an exceptionally versatile plant. Not only
are linen, paper and oil made from flax, but the seeds are
extremely effective in discouraging disease. Cancer, high blood
pressure, cardiovascular troubles, diabetes and even depression
are diminished by flaxseed.
Monosodium glutamate induces kidney, liver damage in study on
(NaturalNews) A study conducted by the Lab for
Development-Aging, Neurodegenerative Diseases... in Guadalajara,
Mexico, found that high concentrations of monosodium glutamate
(MSG) in the central nervous system caused neural necrosis - or
premature cell death - severely impacting the neuroendocrine
system, as well as blood flow and organ functions.
300% Increased brain cancer risk for long-term users of cell
phones and cordless phones, new study reveals
(NaturalNews) A Swedish study on the use of wireless phones,
including cell phones and cordless phones, has uncovered a link
between electromagnetic radiation exposures and the risk of
malignant and non-malignant brain tumors.
Gardening, Farming & Homesteading
What would the Jolly Green Giant say? Native American farmer
grows amazing multi-coloured corn
Daily Mail - These extraordinary images may appear to show
colourful boiled sweets or even glass beads - but in fact, they
show specially bred ears of corn. Glass Gem corn was developed
by a Native American farmer who noticed that every so often, a
cob showed signs of unusual colouring shining through.
Your Zone-by-Zone October To-Do List
Organic Gardening - Winter is coming. The woolly bears seem to
be predicting a harsh one this year, but we'll wait and see
about that. There is plenty of good gardening work to be done in
October—check out our zone-by-zone to-do list.
October 2, 2013 - Today In History:
1780 - British army major John Andre was hanged as a spy. He was
carrying information about the actions of Benedict Arnold.
1835 - The first battle of the Texas Revolution took place near the
Guadalupe River when American settlers defeated a Mexican cavalry unit.
1836 - Charles Darwin returned to England after 5 years of acquiring
knowledge around the world about fauna, flora, wildlife and geology. He
used the information to develop his "theory of evolution" which he
unveiled in his 1859 book entitled The Origin of Species by Means of
1870 - Rome was made the capital of Italy.
1876 - The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas opened. It was
the state's first venture into public higher education. The school was
formally dedicated 2 days later by Texas Gov. Richard Coke.
1889 - The first international Conference of American States began in
1919 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke that left him
1924 - The Geneva Protocol adopted the League of Nations.
1925 - Scottish inventor John Logie Baird completed the first
transmission of moving images.
1940 - During World War II, the HMS Empress was sunk while carrying
child refugees from Britain to Canada.
1941 - Operation Typhoon was launched by Nazi Germany. The plan was an
all-out offensive against Moscow.
1944 - The Nazis crushed the Warsaw Uprising.
1955 - "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" debuted on CBS-TV.
1962 - U.S. ports were closed to nations that allowed their ships to
carry arms to Cuba, ships that had docked in a socialist country were
prohibited from docking in the United States during that voyage, and the
transport of U.S. goods was banned on ships owned by companies that
traded with Cuba.
1967 - Thurgood Marshall was sworn in. He was the first African-American
member of the U.S. Supreme Court.
1993 - Opponents of Russian President Boris Yeltsin fought police and
set up burning barricades.
1998 - Hawaii sued petroleum companies, claiming state drivers were
overcharged by about $73 million a year in price-fixing.
1998 - About 10,000 Turkish soldiers crossed into northern Iraq and
attacked Kurdish rebels.
2001 - The U.S. Postmaster unveiled the "Tribute to America" stamp. The
stamp was planned for release the next month.
2001 - NATO, for the first time, invoked a treaty clause that stated
that an attack on one member is an attack on all members. The act was in
response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United
Moscow to Conduct Its Own Probe into Syria Chemical Attacks
RIA Novosti - Russia announced Tuesday it will carry out its own
investigation into chemical weapons attacks in Syria as an international
disarmament inspection team, reportedly comprising one Russian, arrived
in the Middle Eastern nation.
Public Figures Nominate Putin for 2014 Nobel Peace Prize
RIA Novosti - Russian activists and lawmakers announced Tuesday that
they plan to nominate Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Nobel
Peace Prize. Supporters of the initiative say they want to see the
Russian leader recognized for his efforts in mediating the ongoing civil
war in Syria.
Iran’s nuclear warheads could hit NY in 3 to 4 years – Netanyahu to UN
RT - Iran is building missiles that could reach New York in three to
four years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN on
Tuesday, comparing a nuclear Iran to “50 North Koreas.” It comes after
Hassan Rouhani launched his “charm offensive.”
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Netanyahu’s dictation disgrace for US: Dr. Kevin Barrett
Vatican bank publishes annual report for the first time
RT - For the first time in its 125-year history, the Vatican bank has
disclosed its annual financial report to the public. The bank seeks to
be more transparent amid the investigation into an alleged
Fukushima Failure: Radioactive Water Bursts from Tank
Common Dreams - TEPCO has failed to safely store contaminated water as
quantities grow daily (Photo: AFP)Tons of water exposed to radiation
have leaked during a transfer operation at the destroyed Fukushima
nuclear plant, owner TEPCO announced Tuesday.
VIDEO: US, South Korea sign strategic pact
Press TV - The United States and South Korea have signed a new strategic
pact providing Seoul with deterrence against what they call threats of a
nuclear attack by North Korea.
VIDEO: US giving military aid to Taliban: Afghan lawmaker
Press TV - According to the head of Complaints' Committee of the Afghan
Senate, Zalmai Zabuli, American helicopters have sent two sets of small
arms and heavy weapons to Taliban militants in the country’s southern
province of Zabul’s Mizan district.
US Shutdown Shakes Japanese Stocks (Worst Day In 6 Weeks); Rest Of Asia
Zero Hedge - A US government shutdown, slumping vehicle sales, Aussie
trade deficit double what was expected (and building approvals tumbled),
Asian growth expectations being cut, and Japan's monetray base is up
46.1% YoY (versus 42.0% exp.)...
Vatican Bank To Shut All Embassy Accounts To Halt Money Laundering
Zero Hedge - Followng Pope Francis' demand that the Vatican Bank review
its procedures, Reuters reports that the bank is likely to close all
accounts held by foreign embassies, following concerns about large cash
deposits and withdrawals by the missions of Iran, Iraq and Indonesia,
according to people with knowledge of the situation.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
The Top 10 Ways The US Government Shutdown Will Affect You Today
Activist Post - Here, then, is our top 10 list of ways a
theoretical shutdown of the US government would affect you in
that event... and we include a few ways the current
pseudo-shutdown will also affect you (hint: it's better).
Insurance Giants See Stocks Soar on Launch of Obamacare
Paul Joseph Watson - It turns out that forcing millions of
Americans to buy health insurance is quite profitable for the
giant health insurance companies that helped write Obamacare –
health insurance providers across the board saw their stock
prices soar today.
Obama now says Obamacare will bring months of ‘glitches’
Washington Times - President Obama said in comments broadcast
Tuesday, on the cusp of enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges,
that of course there will be “glitches” in the implementation of
the health reform — months of glitches, he added.
Obamacare 101: What to know if you opt out of buying health
csmonitor.com - The Affordable Care Act, also known as
Obamacare, requires that individuals buy health insurance. If
you don't want to buy insurance, you will have to pay a penalty
– unless you qualify for an exemption from the mandate.
Paperless Problems: Doctors Hurting From Obamacare’s Digital
Townhall - The HITECH Act is a frightening diagnosis for doctors
already fearful of the Obamacare unknown. It is a mandate that
requires physicians to transition to computerized versions of
patients' paper charts by 2015, according to healthit.gov, and
is another unfortunate arm of the Affordable Care Act.
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MSNBC Forced To Abandon ObamaCare Exchange Demonstration After
New health care law leaves Grady Memorial Hospital $45 million
wsbtv.com - In an ironic twist, Grady Memorial Hospital faces a
$45 million funding loss directly related to a new health care
law designed to benefit the hospital. The result could mean
major cuts at Georgia's largest trauma center, according to
Channel 2’s Lori Gear
Federal workers who check their e-mail during a shutdown will be
breaking the law
Washington Post - Federal employees who do check their inboxes
will technically be
breaking an obscure law known as the Antideficiency Act,
which was passed over a hundred years ago and carries a penalty
of fines or even imprisonment..
Government ‘Shut Down’ Doesn’t Prevent Opening of $2 Billion NSA
Paul Joseph Watson - The so-called “government shut down” and
the furloughing of thousands of non-essential federal employees
has not prevented the opening of a $2 billion dollar NSA spy
center in Utah which will snoop on Americans’ private emails,
Google searches and phone calls.
From NSA Spying and VIPR Sweeps to Domestic Drones: A Round-Up
of the Police State Programs NOT Affected by a Government
Ron Paul Institute - Indeed, while a government shutdown will
inevitably impact everything from Head Start, and key welfare
services to national museums and IRS audits, the one area not
impacted in the least will be the police/surveillance state and
its various militarized agencies, spying programs and personnel.
Oath Keepers is Going “Operational” by Forming Special
“Civilization Preservation” Teams
oathkeepers.org - Oath Keepers is instructing it’s 30,000
members nation-wide to form up special teams and sub-teams in
each Oath Keepers chapter, at the town and county level, modeled
loosely on the Special Forces “A Team” (Operational Detachment A
) model, and for a similar purpose: to be both a potential
operational unit for community security and support during
We Are 90 Days Away from the Total Loss of US Sovereignty
Activist Post - As America races toward her date with destiny,
there is yet another “fundamentally transforming” event coming
her way and that event is known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Eric Holder is will not be let off the hook to easy as a Judge
will be hearing the case
IntelliHub - On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman
Jackson denied Attorney General Eric Holder’s attempt to dismiss
a lawsuit by the House Oversight and Government Reform committee
that is demanding that Holder produce records on the
gun-trafficking Operation, Fast and Furious.
Federal judge denies motion to halt new Maryland gun laws
Washington Times - A federal judge on Tuesday declined to halt
Maryland’s strict new gun laws while a lawsuit challenging their
constitutionality goes forward.
Missouri specialists warn use of common anesthetic for
executions could damage US supply
RT - Missouri anesthesiologists have urged the state not to use
a prime anesthetic used routinely in hospitals across the nation
in an upcoming execution, warning that such use could put the
future supply of the crucial drug at risk.
VIDEO: Pentagon warns of US government shutdown effects
Press TV - According to US military officials, about half of the
Pentagon’s 800,000 civilian employees were placed on unpaid
leave Tuesday after Republicans and Democrats in US Congress
failed to reach a deal on a spending bill. Press TV interviews
Dean Henderson, author and columnist, Veterans Today.
US govt audit reveals document over-classification, training
RT - US government employees whose job it is to examine and
classify American secrets average more than two mistakes per
document, in part because of inadequate training and other
factors, according to a formal, internal review by the US
Department of Justice.
California Governor Signs Ban on NDAA
antiwar.com - After an overwhelmingly successful run through the
California legislature last months, Governor Jerry Brown has
signed AB351, a law banning all cooperation with the 2012
National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) or any other federal
attempts to indefinitely detain people.
YouTube: Million American Jobs Project
We can create a million new American jobs this year by simply
looking for the Made In America label. If each of us takes a
tiny fraction of the money we're already spending and buys
US-made goods, we'll create a economic tidal wave. Watch the
video, and then share it with at least two people. Boom, you
just helped make a million new jobs.
About 40 Percent Of All Food In The United States Is Thrown In
Economic Collapse - What the NRDC discovered is that
approximately 40 percent of our total food supply is either
thrown into dumpsters by grocery stores, is discarded by
restaurants, never gets harvested on our farms, or is thrown
into the garbage by consumers in their homes. Even though 47
million Americans are on food stamps and millions of children go
to bed hungry in this country every single night, we continue to
waste approximately 263 million pounds of food every single day
of the year.
WWII Vets Knock Over Shutdown Barrier to Visit Memorial
freebeacon.com - A group of World War II veterans in an Honor
Flight group Tuesday knocked over barriers imposed during the
government shutdown at the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., to
VIDEO: 'More Devastating Than Katrina' – Skyrocketing Flood
Insurance Rates Bring Financial Chaos, Heartache to Coastal
Homeowners Across U.S.
weather.com - When Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York and
New Jersey last fall, it sent massive floods through the streets
of coastal towns and cities across the Northeast, turning areas
like Toms River, N.J., into something like a war zone. But
nearly a year later, residents there and in many other coastal
communities across the U.S. face a potentially far more
BP lied about size of U.S. Gulf oil spill, lawyers tell trial
(Reuters) - In the frantic days after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico
oil spill, BP lied about how much oil was leaking from its
Macondo well and took too long to cap it, plaintiffs' lawyers
said on Monday at the opening of the second phase of the
company's trial.... Internal company emails presented at the
trial on Monday showed BP saying publicly after the spill in
April 2010 that 5,000 barrels of oil a day were leaking into the
ocean when it knew up to 100,000 barrels a day could have been
Tylenol Just Once A Month Raises A Child's Asthma Risk 540%
Green Med Info - It is the go to medicine for modern parents
whenever discomfort or fever strikes even very young children
and its use is frequently encouraged by many pediatricians. Now,
a major study of over 20,000 children suggests that giving this
popular medicine even as infrequently as once per year could
have a permanent, life-threatening health effect.
New Blood Testing Technology is Cheaper, Faster, More Accurate
and Less Invasive
Alliance for Natural Health - You stop into your local Walgreens
and visit the Theranos Wellness Center—with or without an order
from a doctor. A technician warms your hand to increase blood
flow and then pricks your finger to squeeze out a few drops. A
test for fasting glucose will set you back $2.70; a complete
blood count is $5.35. And you have your results later that day.
New Front Opens in the Battle to Protect Health Choice in the US
Alliance for Natural Health - Last March, the Obama
Administration announced its intention to enter into
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
negotiations with the European Union (EU) to increase trade and
investment between the two regions.... Europeans have such
restrictive laws regulating supplements that much of what we
take for granted here in the US is completely unavailable to
them. A worst-case outcome from these trade talks would be for
US laws to be aligned more closely with those of the EU.
Healthy Recipe: Homemade Raw Blueberry Jam
STEPin2 - Now, a study in China suggests that anthocyanins may
also have heart health benefits. Blueberries are fast becoming
champions when it comes to their antioxidant and cancer
preventing properties. Combine them with chia seeds and you have
a potent recipe!
Government shutdown: CDC will be unable to monitor seasonal flu;
vaccination not affected
al.com - Should the government shutdown continue, the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention will be unable to monitor the
spread of flu this season, according to the Department of Health
and Human Services.... The flu vaccination will still be
delivered to health departments and doctor’s offices. No
shortages or delays are anticipated.
Vaccines in shock failure: Whooping cough vaccine stops working
very quickly, warn scientists
(NaturalNews) Health experts are warning that new vaccines for
whooping cough are needed quickly and that additional booster
shots for children are likely to be required as well for the
disease after a new study found that the effectiveness of the
current vaccine fades sharply over a period of time.
Shocking: Nearly nine million Americans now take pharmaceutical
drugs just to sleep at night
(NaturalNews) The reason this is so problematic, of course, is
that sleeping pills are not safe and can actually kill you.
Ambien users, for instance, commonly report erratic behavior,
amnesia and even "sleep driving" and other dangerous activities.
Worse, a 2012 study published in the British Medical Journal
found that people who take prescription sleeping pills regularly
are nearly five times more likely to die within 2.5 years
compared to people who do not take the drugs.
10 superfoods to consume during the fall season
(NaturalNews) There are superfoods that deserve the name. These
special edibles can battle various illnesses like cancer, high
cholesterol, heart disease, and other evil diseases that beset
Beaver-Based Alternative to Vanilla
Dr. Mercola - You probably know you’re better off avoiding
artificial flavorings in your foods. But what about natural
flavors? Aren’t they … natural? Not necessarily. Both artificial
and natural flavors can be made in laboratories, and natural
flavors are not necessarily healthier than artificial ones. They
may also be far from what you expect …
Mind control now confirmed by scientists: Memories 'implanted'
directly into brains
(NaturalNews) Researchers from the University of California at
Irvine have made a breakthrough by demonstrating how specific
memories can be implanted through the direct manipulation of the
October 1, 2013 - Today In History:
1800 - Spain ceded the territory of Louisiana back to France. Later the
property would be purchased by the U.S. effectively doubling its size.
1880 - Thomas Edison began the commercial production of electric lamps
at Edison Lamp Works in Menlo Park.
1885 - Special delivery mail service began in the United States. The
first routes were in West Virginia.
1890 - The U.S. Congress passed the McKinley Tariff Act. The act raised
tariffs to a record level.
1896 - Rural Free Delivery was established by the U.S. Post Office.
1908 - The Model T automobile was introduced by Henry Ford. The purchase
price of the car was $850.
1918 - Damascus was captured from the Turks during World War I by a
force made up of British and Arab forces.
1938 - German forces enter Czechoslovakia and seized control of the
Sudetenland. The Munich Pact had been signed two days before.
1940 - The Pennsylvania Turnpike opened as the first toll superhighway
in the United States.
1943 - Naples was captured by the Allied forces during World War II.
1946 - The International War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg sentenced 12
Nazi officials to death. 7 others were sentenced to prison terms - 3
1979 - The United States handed control of the Canal Zone over to
1981 - EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) Center
opened in Florida. The concept was planned by Walt Disney.
1991 - President Bush condemned the military coup in Haiti that removed
President Aristide from power. U.S. economic and military aid was
1992 - The Strategic Arm Reduction Treaty was approved by the U.S.
1994 - The U.S. and Japan avoided a trade war by reaching a series of
1995 - Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman and nine other defendants were convicted
in New York of conspiring to attack the U.S. through bombings,
kidnappings and assassinations.
1998 - The U.S. government posted a $2.2 million reward for the capture
of Augustin Vasquez Mendoza. He is accused of killing an undercover U.S.
agent during a drug purchase in 1994.
2001 - San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to ban
Internet filters designed to keep pornography away from children at city
libraries. The board left the decision up to the Library Commission to
decide whether to install filtering software in children's areas. A
federal law in the U.S. mandated the use of the filters.
Syrian FM to UN: 'Terrorists from 83 countries fighting in Syria'
RT - The Syrian government is fighting against “terrorist groups from 83
countries” as part of its “constitutional right” to protect the
country’s people, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem told the UN
General Assembly in New York.
Obama on Iran: ‘We won't take military option off the table’
RT - The US “won’t take any options off the table, including military
action" to ensure that Iran does not develop nuclear weapons, President
Barack Obama has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Two Marine generals forced out over deadly Afghanistan attack
McClatchy - he Marine Corps commandant said Monday that he ousted two
top generals for failing to protect a U.S.-British base in Afghanistan
from a rebel attack last year that killed two Americans, wounded 16
other troops and destroyed six military aircraft.
VIDEO: Venezuela expels 3 US embassy diplomats
Press TV - Maduro made the announcement during a live TV appearance on
Monday, saying chargé d'affaires Kelly Keiderling and the two other
diplomats would have 48 hours to leave the country, AFP reported. He
said the diplomats had met with the "Venezuelan far-right" to finance
his opponents and "encourage actions to sabotage the power system and
Midnight mayhem: US budget battle sends stocks into plummet
Rt - Global stocks have slid just hours before the US government
shutdown deadline expires at midnight. Market sentiment has weakened as
US lawmakers have still not come to a consensus on their spending bill
for the next fiscal year, which starts on Oct 1.
World Bank Whistleblower Karen Hudes Reveals How The Global Elite Rule
Economic Collapse - According to Hudes, the elite use a very tight core
of financial institutions and mega-corporations to dominate the planet.
The goal is control. They want all of us enslaved to debt, they want all
of our governments enslaved to debt, and they want all of our
politicians addicted to the huge financial contributions that they
funnel into their campaigns.
Asteroid near-miss reported by Russian scientists
RT - A 15-meter asteroid, similar to the object that exploded above
Russia in February, moving at a speed of 16km per second, was detected
hours before it narrowly missed Earth over the weekend, according to
West may fail to bring Syrian opposition to Geneva talks in time -
RT - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has expressed doubts that
the West will be successful in getting the Syrian opposition to take
part in ‘Geneva-2’ peace conference, which he expects to take place in
OPCW team expected to arrive in Syrian capital
Press TV - The team of 20 inspectors from the Organization for the
Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will arrive on Tuesday to
implement a UN resolution that called for the elimination of the Arab
Kenya MPs to call for Somali refugee camps closure
Press TV - Kenyan lawmakers will call for the closure of Somali refugee
camps in the country following the deadly siege of a mall in the capital
Golf Balls Fall Short Coping With 21st Century Disasters
Bloomberg - Diaper liner, sawdust, golf balls and shredded tires --
these are some of the items used to try and contain the oil and nuclear
disasters that marked the end of this century’s first decade and the
start of the second. Sawdust and absorbent polymer were employed to plug
radioactive water leaks at Japan’s Fukushima atomic station after it was
wrecked by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Didn’t work.
U.S. News, Politics & Government
Government Shuts Down as Congress Misses Deadline
WSJ - After three years of ducking crises with last-minute
deals, Congress finally ran out of ways to patch over its
differences. Unable to meet a midnight Monday deadline for
funding the government, lawmakers allowed it to shut down.
Government shutdown: Live Updates
‘Government Shut Down’ Won’t Actually Shut Down Government
Paul Joseph Watson - Obama supporters and Democrats have
attempted to portray a potential government shut down as
something approaching a doomsday scenario... In reality, key
functions of the government will continue to operate as before
even in the event of a “shut down”....
Senate rejects House funding bill with government shutdown in
The Hill - Congress took another step toward a government
shutdown Monday as the Senate voted 54-46 to strip language from
a House funding bill that delayed ObamaCare by a year....
Democrats also eliminated language allowing employers to opt out
of providing insurance coverage of contraception if doing so
violates their moral or religious principles.
Even in shutdown, Feds get overtime, comp time, 'Sunday pay'
Washington Examiner - A federal government shutdown will
temporarily cut off pay of thousands of Uncle Sam’s workers, but
for those considered “excepted employees,” there could be a nice
salary bump thanks to rules allowing overtime, compensatory time
and other benefits provided to those the administration feels
too important to furlough.
Obamacare Website Quietly Deletes Reference to ‘Free Health
Weekly Standard - Even as President Obama and his administration
are making a last minute push to encourage enrollment in
Obamacare, a quiet change was made on the Healthcare.gov website
regarding those who will still not be able to afford coverage
after the program kicks in.... Here is how the page in question
appeared... However, sometime between September 16 and September
23, the reference to “free” care was dropped.
6 Reasons Why 60% of All Americans Now Think Government Has Too
atr.org - 60% of all Americans believe the federal government
has too much power. We've listed some of the major reasons
Dallas County Now Has Its Very Own Bulletproof, "Mine-Protected"
Dallas Observer - Dallas County sheriff's deputies traveled to
Fort Hood earlier this month and picked up their very own
International MaxxPro MRAP. This particular truck has never seen
any actual combat, having only been deployed stateside for
training exercises, so it doesn't have any cool battle scars,
but with the dealer's $600,000 price tag knocked down to
nothing, and with just 10,000 miles on it, the deal was too good
to pass up.
Handicapped Man Is Dragged From His Wheelchair And Slammed On
Liberty Crier - If you thought you’d seen it all then think
again. A video has appeared online showing two officers dragging
a handicapped man from his wheelchair and then slamming him on
the pavement, all this happened in public. You can see the blood
gushing from his head, the two cops don’t even bother to give
him any sort of medical assistance.
Pennsylvania school sued for suspending student over his toy pen
RT - The child, identified only in court documents as G.B., was
barred from attending Hershey Elementary School in Pennsylvania
for four days earlier this year after a bus driver confiscated
the pen, a writing implement that emits a small buzz when
triggered. Later, the school's principal said the toy was in
violation of the school's weapon policy and issued the
One Quarter Of Uninsured Americans Will Pay Fine Rather Than Get
Steve Watson - In a telling statistic, twenty-five percent of
uninsured Americans say that they intend to pay a fine, rather
than become insured under the Affordable Care Act (ACA),
according to a poll released by Gallup.
Obama administration: Lawmakers, staff can get abortion coverage
Washington Times - The Office of Personnel Management ruled
Monday that members of Congress and their staffs will be able to
buy health care plans that pay for abortions, even though the
premiums are funded largely by taxpayer money — a move that
conservatives say breaks federal law on abortion funding.
Navigators Warned: Don’t Leave Tax Returns on the Fax Machine
atr.org - As Obamacare enrollment begins, the Department of
Health and Human Services has a helpful tip for the program's
so-called Navigators: “Do not leave documents that contain PII
[Personally Identifiable Information] or tax return information
on printers and fax machines.”
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Obamacare Navigators Won’t Have To Pass Background Checks
NSA stores metadata of millions of web users for up to a year,
secret files show
The Guardian - Metadata provides a record of almost anything a
user does online, from browsing history – such as map searches
and websites visited – to account details, email activity, and
even some account passwords. This can be used to build a
detailed picture of an individual's life.
Local supermarkets use NSA-style spying on their own customers
(NaturalNews) According to a report by The Guardian, stores use
these Big Brother-esque card programs to build sophisticated
databases on their customers which include everything from your
demographics to how much you spend and how often you shop. This
data is then analyzed National Security Administration-style and
used to target and entice you based on what you might consider
buying and when.
The Large Families that rule the world
trueactivist.com - Many people have heard of the Bilderberg
Group, Illuminati or the Trilateral Commission. But what are the
names of the families who run the world and have control of
states and international organizations like the UN, NATO or the
Government Shutdown: The Next Step In The Collapse Of The
Activist Post - Obamacare is designed to fail. Anyone with any
financial or mathematical sense could look at the real national
debt and deficit projections of the U.S. and understand that
there is no money and never will be enough money to fund
universal healthcare. The GOP could simply let the program take
effect, sit back, and watch it crash and burn over the next
three to five years. This would entail, though, watching the
whole of our economy crash and burn with it.
Catastrophic Collapse To Unleash Unprecedented Chaos
King World News - With the US dollar trading dangerously close
to breaking the critical multi-decade support at 80 on the US
Dollar Index, today James Turk warned King World News that a
catastrophic collapse is going to unleash unprecedented and
frightening chaos. Turk states that the horrific collapse and
chaos is coming regardless of US attempts to avoid a government
shutdown. Below is what Turk had to say in this powerful
"Use It or Lose It" Costing Taxpayers Billions
Cost of Government Center - Tomorrow [Oct 1, 2013] is the start
of a new fiscal year, making today one of the most expensive
days of the year for taxpayers. Last week, The Department of
Veterans Affairs acquired $562,000 worth of artwork designed to
“enhance clinical operations.” The Coast Guard spent $178,000 on
new cubicles to "increase office airflow." And in a single day,
the Department of Agriculture bought $144,000 worth of ink
VA Pushing Pills and Getting Vets Hooked on Opiates
The Daily Beast - The VA is prescribing 270 percent more opiates
to veterans than it was 12 years ago, sometimes pushing the
drugs to known addicts who later overdose, writes Aaron Glantz.
This story aired on Reveal, a new public radio show from The
Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX.
VIDEO: "Forceful” Mayor’s “Drastic” Plan To Stop Foreclosures
USA Today - McLaughlin, a member of the leftist Green Party, is
leading a novel effort by the city to buy 624 underwater
mortgages in Richmond, pay the investor-owners some of what
they're owed and set the homeowner up with a new mortgage closer
to the home's current value.
Coalition to Congress: End The Renewable Fuel Standard
atr.org - A broad coalition of organizations released a joint
letter calling for Congress to end the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Next year, Americans will be forced to use more than 14 billion
gallons of corn-based ethanol. Blending this much ethanol into
America's gasoline supply forces drivers to pay more for their
gasoline and can even damage cars, motorcycles, and anything
with an engine.
6 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer
Natural Society - Big pharma won't talk about it, but cancer is
preventable AND treatable with natural solutions. Here are 6
simple ways to prevent cancer:
Research Finds Flaxseeds to Greatly Benefit Type 1 Diabetes
Natural Society - In the latest of the studies on Type 1
diabetes solutions, researchers found that a compound in flax
seed has a wide range of benefits in animals with type 1
Health Benefits of Flaxseed
Despite Thimerosal (Mercury) Ban Imposed By The FDA, 60 Percent
of All Flu Vaccines Still Contain This Deadly Neurotoxin
Prevent Disease - Although the FDA gave a two year deadline to
remove thimerosal from vaccines after the deadly neurotoxin was
banned in 1999, they continue to appear in vaccine formulations
to this day. The FDA now supports thimerosal in up to 60 percent
of flu vaccines, many which are approved for children for the
2013/2014 flu season.
Lab Tests on French Wines Find Pesticide Residue in Every Bottle
Food Safety News - Laboratory tests on 92 wines by a French
consumer group found traces of pesticides, insecticides and/or
fungicides in virtually every bottle. Even wines made from
organic grapes had pesticide traces, although the levels were
Top Ingredients to Avoid in Personal Care Products
Lotion and sunscreen. Shampoo and body scrub. Powder and
deodorant. The collection of personal-care products in our
bathroom cabinets—women use an average of 12 a day, men
six—contains an assortment of chemicals, including some that
have been shown to disrupt hormones or increase cancer risk....
Nearly all of these chemicals can penetrate the skin, and some
we ingest directly from our lips or hands.
Megan Sherow cancer story: Teenager overcomes terminal brain
cancer with raw foods
(NaturalNews) Diagnosed at 13 with stage 3 brain cancer, Megan
was told that she was going to die unless she turned to an
aggressive treatment of chemotherapy and radiation. And even
with painful chemo, doctors were not at all optimistic about her
odds. They told her she also needed brain surgery. After going
through two brain surgeries that failed to help, Megan was
finally convinced that it was time to try something else.
Fruits and vegetables often physically resemble the organs they
(NaturalNews) The Doctrine of Signatures is an herbalist
philosophy attributed to Paracelsus (1491-1541) and later
popularized by the German shoemaker Jakob Bohme (1575-1624). It
states that all fruits and vegetables share aesthetic properties
or 'signatures' with the organ they benefit. While allopathic
medicine has attempted to write off the Doctrine of Signatures
as superstition, studies have repeatedly shown that its core
principles are true.
What Can Your Eyes Tell You About Your Health? - 12 Signs
Prevent Disease - Systemic illnesses such as diabetes,
cardiovascular disease, and even specific problems related to
the thyroid, liver and even cancer may all be detected through
specific characteristics in and around the eye.
World exclusive: Unacceptable Levels film exposes chemical
holocaust now devastating humanity
(NaturalNews) An exciting new film has just been announced:
"Unacceptable Levels" exposes the hidden world of toxic
chemicals now inundating society and destroying our health
John McAfee has announced that he will be launching a new
company that will make the internet “impossible to hack”
IntelliHub - If the U.S. government bans its sale, McAfee says
“I’ll sell it in England, Japan, the Third World. This is coming
and cannot be stopped”
YouTube: The LED lights in your home could be spying on you!
An LED light can be used to spy on someone and hear everything
that they are saying in their home. Don't believe? Here's your
Meteor Sightings in the 1000′s across the U.S. are reported to
American Meteor Society
IntelliHub - Reports of meteor sightings are coming into the
American Meteor Society by the thousands. According to one of
the latest reports posted at the American Meteor Society
website, “Its been a busy week for the AMS as we are bombarded
by fireball reports from all different parts of the country.
The EPA Takes an Ax to Self-Sufficiency: Most Wood Burning
Stoves Will Soon Be Illegal
Activist Post - If the EPA has its way, however, heating your
home self-sufficiently with wood could soon become illegal – or
at the very least, insanely expensive..... When your policy
comes up for annual renewal, the insurance company can require
an inspection of your home. At that time, compliance can easily
be forced by either charging insanely high rates or through the
cancellation of the policies of those who have “outdated” wood