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September 15, 2014

AFGHANISTAN future riddled with corruption and graft

The top U.S. official for monitoring aid to Afghanistan painted a grim portrait of the country’s future Friday, saying it is riddled with corruption and graft. With most Americans’ attention riveted on Iraq and Syria, John F. Sopko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan, said the United States’ unprecedented $120 billion reconstruction investment there is at risk. “The country remains under assault by insurgents and is short of domestic revenue, plagued by corruption, afflicted by criminal elements involved in opium and smuggling, and struggling to execute the basic functions of government,” Sopko said in a speech at Georgetown University. …continue reading

AFGHANISTAN future riddled with corruption and graft

The top U.S. official for monitoring aid to Afghanistan painted a grim portrait of the country’s future Friday, saying it is riddled with corruption and graft. With most Americans’ attention riveted on Iraq and Syria, John F. Sopko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan, said the United States’ unprecedented $120 billion reconstruction investment there is at risk. “The country remains under assault by insurgents and is short of domestic revenue, plagued by corruption, afflicted by criminal elements involved in opium and smuggling, and struggling to execute the basic functions of government,” Sopko said in a speech at Georgetown University. …continue reading

Why are today’s gold and silver prices half again

  The debate over Peak Oil is instructive for followers of other commodities, particularly silver. While there should be even hotter debates raging over “Peak Silver,” none exist. In fact, Google up the term and you likely will find references only to this article. Regardless, Peak Silver is a concept whose time now has come. There really can no longer be any question as to whether we have reached the point of Peak Silver, save that suggested by silver’s current market price. As we shall see, that price is an aberration which inevitably will be swept aside by the tidal …continue reading

GOVERNMENT MURDERS EDGAR STEELE – CAN THEY GET AWAY WITH IT?

Edgar Steele is dead! Murdered by Zio-infested US government . . . by Arthur Topham Edgar Steele is dead. Murdered by his government for telling the TRUTH about the Zionist Jew take-over of America. God bless his soul. News has just been released by Ed’s wife Cyndi on the website set up to help free Ed from illegal incarceration: GOVERNMENT MURDERS EDGAR STEELE – CAN THEY GET AWAY WITH IT? Today, September 4, 2014, early afternoon, a California mortuary notified Mrs. Cyndi Steele that her husband Edgar was dead. At this time, specific circumstances regarding Mr. Steele’s death are being confirmed. …continue reading

Governments from Around the World Admit They Do It

Governments from around the world admit they’ve used the bully’s trick … attack first, and then blame the victim. A major with the Nazi SS admitted at the Nuremberg trials that – under orders from the chief of the Gestapo – he and some other Nazi operatives faked attacks on their own people and resources which they blamed on the Poles, to justify the invasion of Poland. Nazi general Franz Halder also testified at the Nuremberg trials that Nazi leader Hermann Goering admitted to setting fire to the German parliament building, and then falsely blaming the communists for the arson …continue reading

The peace they promise is never ending war

“Throughout its history, but even more vividly in recent days, the United States has revealed itself to be a warmongering liar, with a president who is a proven criminal directing a heartless staff of homicidal maniacs, invading one defenseless country after another, blaming others for crimes the U.S. commits, and wreaking destruction and chaos that kills innocent people in one-sided wars that never seem to end…” — John Kaminski To read more, click HERE

CAMPUS POLICE GET GRENADE LAUNCHERS FROM PENTAGON

In 1968, students at Columbia University staged a mass uprising other college campuses in protesting not just the war in Vietnam, but their school’s collaboration with the Institute for Defense Analysis, a Defense Department affiliate that researches weapons technologies. Today, weapons produced by that institute are used by the US military throughout the world—and by campus police forces across the country. The war has come home. The Pentagon’s 1033 program, which allows the Defense Department to unload its excess military equipment onto local police forces, has quietly overflowed onto college campuses. According to documents obtained by the website Muckrock, more …continue reading

Turkish government is both partner and target for US spying

  U.S. President Obama welcomes “partner and target” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (Photo: F. de la Mure / MAEE) The Usa has been inextricably engaged in Turkey’s surveillance and targeting of Kurdish rebel groups for many years and in many cases had some sort of hand in a botched mission that resulted in the killing of 34 innocent people. Regardless of this ongoing collaboration, based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden plus jointly reported by The Intercept and Der Spiegelon Sunday, the country alone remains one of the National Security Agency’s leading surveillance target.   FULL STORY HERE 

Russia and China have begun the construction of a new gas pipeline

RUSSIA AND CHINA LAUNCH GAS PIPELINE linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk. China’s CNPC has agreed to buy $400bn (£240bn) of gas from Russia’s Gazprom. Russia will ship 38 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas annually over a period of 30 years. The deal will lessen Russia’s dependence on European buyers, who have imposed economic sanctions because of the crisis in Ukraine. The construction ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladmir Putin and Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli. READ MORE…

POLICE OFFICER WHO POINTED HIS RIFLE AT FERGUSON PROTESTORS RESIGNS

It’s gun safety rule number 1: don’t point your gun at anything you’re not ready to shoot holes in.  A St. Louis area police officer was reigned in by his bosses after being filmed in Ferguson pointing his rifle at protestors, including the person behind the camera.  He can be heard on tape threatening to kill the protesters. That cop has now resigned. from NBC: A suburban St. Louis cop who was suspended for pointing his semi-automatic rifle and threatening protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, has resigned, the police chief told the Associated Press. Lt. Ray Albers, who was put on …continue reading

THE CONSEQUENCES OF AMERICA’S INVASION OF AFGHANISTAN: NYC HEROIN DEATHS HIGHEST IN A DECADE

While back in May Obama promised America’s mission in Afghanistan was over, and all US troops would leave the country by the end of 2016, the “unintended” consequences of the US presence in this favored by al-Qaeda country will haunt America for a long time. And especially New York, where according to a new report by the Department of Mental Hygiene, the number of people who died from unintentional heroin overdoses in New York City last year was the highest in over a decade. As WaPo reports, in New York, “where the overall rate of drug overdose deaths has dramatically risen …continue reading

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