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Old 02-08-2014, 12:44 PM   #1
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The little-known story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition, killing thousands

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by the time Prohibition ended in 1933, the federal poisoning program, by some estimates, had killed at least 10,000 people.

51 Years Ago, The Military Sprayed Germs on U.S. Cities

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The Army kept the biological-warfare tests secret until word of them was leaked to the press in the 1970s. Between 1949 and 1969, when President Nixon ordered the Pentagon's biological weapons destroyed, open-air tests of biological agents were conducted 239 times, according to the Army's testimony in 1977 before the Senate's subcommittee on health. In 80 of those experiments, the Army said it used live bacteria that its researchers at the time thought were harmless
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Old 02-08-2014, 04:16 PM   #2
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Oh dont you worry, they are still spraying to this day...
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They also exposed southern blacks to STDs to see how it would spread.I need a government grant to do a study.Then they passed a healthcare bill based on lies and misinformation.
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Oh I forgot about a war they started in southeast asia to protect corporate interests and forced young americans to their deaths and sprayed them with a defoiliant(Agent Orange)which they said was as "safe as showering".When the kids that made it back alive asked for help for their illnesses they were treated like cannon fodder serfs.Several guys I know are losing or have lost their battle with cancers and illnesses from that little squirmish.One got tired of the pain and fighting for help and ate his 45.Army Ranger with a box full of medals and the government screwed him to death.
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Old 02-09-2014, 03:36 PM   #5
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Sorry to hear that, Obligated. If one needs to know the true nature of war, all you have to do is read a book by one of the most decorated soldiers in history. Gen. Smedly Butler: War is a racket.
The corrupt system chews and spits out patriotic good countrymen that want to make a difference. If they make it back, they are treated like unwanted pets. It's f'ing sickening.
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I know several guys that are in a few books and some that dont want or cant be in books.Guys that were "advisors"before Vietnam escalated to private contractors that worked the recent mess.Anyone thats been around awhile knows its big business at the cost of our sons and daughters while politicians jet around living the life.Politicians have no clue to the wounds physically and mentally to these soldiers or they just dont care unless its a photo op.We have a large community here of SF guys and their families so we see the cost of war when one is deployed,hurt or lost.For the most part these people are very nice people and very community minded unlike politicians.
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:42 PM   #7
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Ron Paul Rages "Will No One Challenge Obama’s Executive Orders?"

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President Obama’s state of the union pledge to “act with or without Congress” marks a milestone in presidential usurpation of Congressional authority. Most modern presidents have used executive orders to change and even create laws without Congressional approval. However President Obama is unusually brazen, in that most Presidents do not brag about their plans to rule by executive order in state of the union speeches.

Sadly, his pledge to use his pen to implement laws and polices without the consent of Congress not only received thunderous applause from representatives of the president’s party, some representatives have even pledged to help Obama get around Congress by providing him with ideas for executive orders. The Constitution’s authors would be horrified to see legislators actively aiding and abetting a president taking power away from the legislature.

Executive orders are perfectly legitimate and even necessary if, in the words of leading Constitutional Scholar Judge Andrew Napolitano, they “…. guide the executive branch on how to enforce a law or…complement and supplement what Congress has already done.” The problem is that most modern presidents have abused this power to issue orders that, as Judge Napolitano puts it, “restates federal law, or contradicts federal law, or does the opposite of what the federal law is supposed to do.”

Political opponents of the president rightly condemned Obama for disregarding the Constitution. However, it was not that long ago that many of the same politicians were labeling as “unpatriotic” or worse anyone who dared question President Bush’s assertions the he had the “inherent” authority to launch wars, spy on Americans, and even indefinitely detain American citizens...
Do your duty and vote these establishment MSM backed career politicians out of office.
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Old 02-20-2014, 10:47 AM   #8
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Authoritarian Regimes (Like the U.S. and Britain) Treat Reporters Like Terrorists
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The U.S. Government Condemns Authoritarian Regimes Which Use Anti-Terror Laws to Stifle Journalism

It is widely known that authoritarian regimes use “anti-terror” laws to crack down on journalism.



U.S. and U.K. Do the Exact Same Thing

Unfortunately, the American and British governments are doing the exact same thing.

The British High Court just ruled that Glenn Greenwald’s partner could be treated like a terrorist because he was trying to deliver leaked documents to reporters.

Amnesty International writes:

It is clearly deeply troubling if laws designed to combat terrorism can be used against those involved in reporting stories of fundamental public interest. There is no question the ruling will have a chilling effect on freedom of expression in the future.

Indeed, the British government considers the following activities to constitute terrorism:

The disclosure, or threat of disclosure, is designed to influence a government [or] made for the purpose of promoting a political or ideological cause.

The ACLU’s Ben Wizner satirically writes:

Relax, everyone. You’re not terrorists unless you try “to influence a government.” Just type what you’re told.

The U.S. government is targeting whistleblowers in order to keep its hypocrisy secret … so that it can keep on doing the opposite of what it tells other countries to do.

As part of this effort to suppress information which would reveal the government’s hypocrisy, the American government – like the British government – is treating journalists as terrorists.

Journalism is not only being criminalized in America, but investigative reporting is actually treated like terrorism.

Veteran reporters and journalists say that the Obama administration is the most “hostile to media” of any administration in history.

The government admits that journalists could be targeted with counter-terrorism laws (and here). For example, after Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, journalist Naomi Wolf, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and others sued the government to enjoin the NDAA’s allowance of the indefinite detention of Americans – the judge asked the government attorneys 5 times whether journalists like Hedges could be indefinitely detained simply for interviewing and then writing about bad guys. The government refused to promise that journalists like Hedges won’t be thrown in a dungeon for the rest of their lives without any right to talk to a judge

After the government’s spying on the Associated Press made it clear to everyone that the government is trying to put a chill journalism, the senior national-security correspondent for Newsweek tweeted:

Serious idea. Instead of calling it Obama’s war on whistleblowers, let’s just call it what it is: Obama’s war on journalism.

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•The Pentagon smeared USA Today reporters because they investigated illegal Pentagon propaganda
•Reporters covering the Occupy protests were targeted for arrest
•The Bush White House worked hard to smear CIA officers, bloggers and anyone else who criticized the Iraq war
•In an effort to protect Bank of America from the threatened Wikileaks expose of the bank’s wrongdoing, the Department of Justice told Bank of America to a hire a specific hardball-playing law firm to assemble a team to take down WikiLeaks (and see this)
•The NSA and its British counterpart treated Wikileaks like a terrorist organization, going so far as to target its employees politically, and to spy on visitors to its website
And the American government has been instrumental in locking up journalists in America (and here), Yemen and elsewhere for the crime of embarrassing the U.S. government.
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Old 03-02-2014, 11:50 AM   #9
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Child Protective Services Whistleblower Speaks Out

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Pentagon Warns Increase In Terrorism Due To Global Warming

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For the past few weeks we have seen stock markets surge as macro-economic data has collapsed around the world. The 'excuse' given for this apparent dichotomy - weather. But now it seems "weather" is to blame for other problems in the world too. As Russia Today reports, in its latest Quadrennial Defense Review, the US Department of Defense (DoD), stressed threats to global stability and American hegemony posed by climate change warning that that an erratic climate will likely cause increased “terrorist activity,” among other impacts..."The pressures caused by climate change will influence resource competition while placing additional burdens on economies, societies, and governance institutions around the world...these effects are threat multipliers."...
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There was an article that projected rapes would increase as well due to global warming.
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Old 03-09-2014, 03:29 PM   #12
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There was an article that projected rapes would increase as well due to global warming.
Bitchez be getting hot! I kid...I kid.

BTW, you've got to hand it to blind prostitutes....
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The Department of Agriculture Launches Proposal To Purchase Submachine Guns

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The following solicitation from the U.S. Department of Agriculture almost defies belief. We’ve seen this type of bizarre behavior before, but it has mostly originated from the American Gestapo, aka the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). I highlighted this trend early last year in my post: Department of Homeland Security to Purchase 7,000 “Assault Weapons”.

Here’s a screenshot of the solicitation from the Department of Agriculture...
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Eric Holder Announces Task Force To Focus On "Domestic Terrorists"

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It’s been obvious for quite some time that the so-called “war on terror” is nothing more than a fear-mongering induced power grab; a convenient excuse to strip the citizenry of its civil liberties and humanity. Many commentators, including myself, have predicted for years that the entire counter-terror juggernaut that has been constructed post-9/11 would be ultimately redirected upon the domestic population. Snowden’s heroic whistleblowing has already proven without a doubt that the government spy apparatus (along with tech company complicity) has been zeroed in on the domestic population for quite some time, but is the situation about to escalate? Are the feds so fearful of their own people, they are about to focus all their counter-terror energy on U.S. citizens? It appears so.
I warned about this development back in 2011 in my post: The War on Freedom. In it I stated:

This whole charade shouldn’t be called “The War on Terror.” It is actually all about keeping the citizenry terrified. The government loves keeping you in a state of fear so that then they can do anything they want to the little sheep. It should be called “The War on Freedom.” Your freedom.

Before I get to the main topic of this article, I think it’s important to read excerpts from yesterday’s powerful and timely op-ed by Noam Chomsky titled: Edward Snowden, the World’s “Most Wanted Criminal. Discussing the Snowden revelations, he writes:

These exposures lead us to inquire into state policy more generally and the factors that drive it. The received standard version is that the primary goal of policy is security and defense against enemies.



The doctrine at once suggests a few questions: security for whom, and defense against which enemies? The answers are highlighted dramatically by the Snowden revelations.

To defend state power and private economic power from the domestic enemy, those two entities must be concealed – while in sharp contrast, the enemy must be fully exposed to state authority.



The principle was lucidly explained by the policy intellectual Samuel P. Huntington, who instructed us that “Power remains strong when it remains in the dark; exposed to the sunlight it begins to evaporate.”



Huntington added a crucial illustration. In his words, “you may have to sell [intervention or other military action] in such a way as to create the misimpression that it is the Soviet Union that you are fighting. That is what the United States has been doing ever since the Truman Doctrine” at the outset of the Cold War.



Policy must assure the security of state authority and concentrations of domestic power, defending them from a frightening enemy: the domestic population, which can become a great danger if not controlled.



From that day forward, in order to carry out violence and subversion abroad, or repression and violation of fundamental rights at home, state power has regularly sought to create the misimpression that it is terrorists that we are fighting, though there are other options: drug lords, mad mullahs seeking nuclear weapons, and other ogres said to be seeking to attack and destroy us.



Throughout, the basic principle remains: Power must not be exposed to the sunlight. Edward Snowden has become the most wanted criminal in the world for failing to comprehend this essential maxim.



In brief, there must be complete transparency for the population, but none for the powers that must defend themselves from this fearsome internal enemy....
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His definition of a domestic terrorist is a white guy that works and owns a gun or bible.If you have a gun and bible you better hide your dag because they will chooot it!
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