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Democrats Just Handed Trump More Domestic Surveillance Powers

January 13th, 2018

Mmm hmm. Via: NBC: Democrats have been all over the airwaves recently accusing Donald Trump of abusing the Justice Department to go after his political enemies —most notably his former opponent Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation, which the Department of Justice is reportedly currently investigating based on allegation made during the 2016 presidential campaign. […]

SOUTH KOREA PREPARING TO BAN ALL CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING IN THE COUNTRY

January 10th, 2018

Disclosure: I hold cryptocurrencies. — Via: CNBC: South Korea’s justice minister said on Thursday that a bill is being prepared to ban all cryptocurrency trading in the country. That news is a major development for the cryptocurrency space, as South Korea is one of the biggest markets for major coins like bitcoin and ethereum. According […]

China Weighs Slowing or Halting Purchases of U.S. Treasuries

January 10th, 2018

Via: Bloomberg: China added to bond investors’ jitters on Wednesday as traders braced for what they feared could be the end of a three-decade bull market. Senior government officials in Beijing reviewing the nation’s foreign-exchange holdings have recommended slowing or halting purchases of U.S. Treasuries, according to people familiar with the matter. The news comes […]

Western Intervention Has Resulted in Afghanistan Becoming the World’s First True Narco-State

January 9th, 2018

“How could this be possible?” Simple. Because that’s the desired outcome. Afghan Opium Production Rises by 61% Compared with 2010 Brother of Afghan Leader Is Said to Be on CIA Payroll U.S.-Built Bridge is Windfall for Illegal Afghan Drug Trade The Invisible Hand of the Market: British Troops Seize £50 Million of Afghan Opium Officials […]

U.S. Government Searches of Travelers’ Phones and Computers Up Sharply

January 6th, 2018

Via: cnet: US Customs and Border Patrol searched more phones and laptops at the border in 2017 — 30,200 devices total. The agency released those numbers Friday along with updated guidelines on how to conduct the searches, which have become a hot button issue under the administration of President Donald Trump. A lawsuit from the […]

Iran Flashback: Seven Countries in Five Years

December 31st, 2017

Via: New York Magazine: Anti-government protests continued across multiple cities in Iran for a fourth day on Sunday, the most widespread unrest in the country since the pro-democracy Green Movement in 2009 — though nowhere near the same scale thus far. Two protesters were killed overnight Saturday, the first deaths attributed to the unrest. On […]

Australian Banks Reportedly Freeze Accounts of Bitcoin Users

December 31st, 2017

Disclosure: I hold cryptocurrencies. — At some point, the fiat outflows will cause liquidity problems. That’s my guess as to why they fear cryptos so much. At the link below, see the comments by user CPL that start out with: Means they are just about to rob the Australians of their savings and are cutting […]

China: Mass Disappearances

December 17th, 2017

Via: USA Today: Nobody knows what happened to the Uighur student after he returned to China from Egypt and was taken away by police. Not his village neighbors in China’s far west, who haven’t seen him in months. Not his former classmates, who fear Chinese authorities beat him to death. Not his mother, who lives […]

YouTube Removes Health Ranger Podcast that Discusses FBI’s Routine Obstruction of Justice and Forensic Science Fraud

December 17th, 2017

Via: Natural News: Seven weeks after the posting of a podcast that examines the FBI’s corruption and cover-up regarding the Mandalay Bay shooting in Las Vegas, YouTube has threatened to censor the Health Ranger channel for obvious political purposes. It’s part of the worsening pattern of censorship of political speech by YouTube, which is owned […]

Absurd Limited Hangout: Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program

December 16th, 2017

$22 million. *snort* Trillions of dollars missing, and Tom Delonge, the New York Times and the DoD present to you… Via: New York Times: In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find. Which was how the Pentagon wanted it. […]

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